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it's all the time we have left. thanks for being with us and we will see you back here tomorrow night. >> martha: breaking tonight, a new executive order on emigration could come down at any moment. plus, president trump's search for a new national security advisor is over. it is day 32 of the first 100. i am sandra smith and for martha maccallum. just a short time ago, from his morrow log a resort, president trump announcing lieutenant general h.r. mcmaster will take over as national security advisor. the announcement coming exactly one week after michael flynn resigned from the position. plus, we learned that president trump is expected to double down on his immigration ban. he is going to sign a new executive order within days. that order will still target the
same seven countries, iran, iraq, syria, somalia, yemen, sudan, and libya. as the president mull that into order, he has taken some heat for defending a ban and refugees by citing a nonexistent attack in sweden. some say the president was not entirely wrong. matt bennett, dana lash, and guy benson are all here on that and just moments. but before, let's go to john roberts on the looming immigration rewrite. john. >> good evening to you. i am told by immigration officials that will probably toward the end of the week, thursday or friday, that we see this new executive order on what is called extreme vetting. it also includes that immigration ban. the seven countries, no reason to say it again. the white house hopes that this one is going to pass legal muster, unlike the last one, which has gotten mired up in the court's. it is going to create special carveouts for certain individuals, people like here on certain visas, like work visas
or student visas and foreign nationals who have been helping the united states in the fight against terror. the white house counselor's office, at the same time, is poised to hand new powers to the department of homeland security to crack down in the legal and immigration, particularly across the southern border. they are in the the dash they e signed on friday. those are including provisions like hiring 10,000 additional i.c.e. agents, hiring 5,000 more border patrol agents. these are things that the president talked about at length during the election campaign. it would also prioritize the removal of criminal illegal aliens, people who have been convicted of any type of criminal offense, people who i've been charged with a criminal offense that has not been resolved. people who have abused public benefit programs. an interesting twist that may end up getting a lot of opposition. people who are subject to a removal order but are still in the country. it would also expand to some degree what is known as the 287g
program, that allows the federal government to sort of work in partnership, almost deputized local law enforcement to aid in immigration enforcement and deportations. now, this does not include national guard troops. that was an erroneous story that was out there on friday. this is nothing to do with the national guard at all, just local law enforcement for the presidents starting up this week on a strong footing announcing that after having a weekend of job interviews, he has a new national security advisor, here he is, h.r. mcmaster, lieutenant general and the u.s. army. he is going to maintain that rank, by the way, when he serves as a national security advisor. he is highly respected, decorated career officer. what is really interesting, too come about all of this, he is the head of the army capability immigration center. which means basically come he is a futurist. he looks ahead to the threats that will be facing united states and our ability to respond to them. i think that would really give him a good background to be a
national security advisor. >> sandra: john roberts, thank you for that report. good to see you. as we await a new executive on immigration, it is it a comment about some of those very refugees the president made this weekend that has stirred similar outrage. on friday, "tucker carlson tonight" ran an interview with a filmmaker about the alleged crime spike in sweden after the nation took in hundreds of thousands of refugees over the past few years. >> they know that this crime is happening, they can feel it, the statistics are clear. they would refer to what is the cause behind it and say, it is happening, it is men who are hurting people, not the refugees. they make excuses for it for the majority of the population in sweden still wants to have an open-door policy. it's confounding. >> sandra: on saturday, at his rally in melbourne, florida, president trump reference the reporting. watch. perez mack you look at what is happening last night in
sweden. sweden. who would believe this? sweden. they took in large numbers, they are having problems like they never thought possible. >> sandra: on sunday, the president clarified the meaning behind his statement, tweeting this. "my statement as to what's happening in sweden was in reference to a story that was broadcast on @foxnews concerning immigrants & sweden." well, this morning on "fox & friends," tucker spoke about the interview and the president's comments. >> it presidents out to be precise in what they say, there should be no question about whether meeting is and that applies to this president, too, for sure. and the other hand, it seems like we may be missing the point of the story, which is that there has been a massive social cost associated with refugee policies and immigration policies of western europe. >> sandra: here now is matt bennett, former assistant to president clinton. dana lasch, host of "dana" prayed and guy benson, fox news contributor. i'm sure there is a very spirited discussion that could happen here because there are so many ways to look at this.
what has happened. guy, one thing is for sure, the white house immediately came out and clarified by the president was not referencing an attack that had happened the night before in sweden. he was referencing crime in general in sweden. he has not come to his critics, however. your response? >> there is in couple moving parts here, sandra. i think we just heard that explanation from tucker on fox and friends this morning, that was a really good one. yes, president trump was quite imprecise with his words. when you are the president, words matter. facts matter, phrasing matters. that is something that may be the president can improve upon. let's put it that way. but what was the reaction amongst so many in the press? it was to invent a story that trump's words were in reference to some sort of fake nonexistent terrorist attack, which is something that he never said. they inferred it, perhaps. but it seems like there is a problem here on both sides, where trump doesn't quite get it
right, to put it mildly come on the details. then, the press read something into it that he never said, and they run with it. that is not accurate, either. i can imagine a lot of odor sitting back and saying, i don't know who to trust because it seems like a lot of people are . >> sandra: matt, it seems like they are not giving him any room here. everything he said, it seems the press wants to ignore the point that he is making for a tucker carlson made the very point, we are not getting to the real issue here. he is actually raising a very important point, one that is sweden, open borders. is there anything that we can learn from the immigration policy that we have seen in other parts of europe? >> well, that was not at all clear from other the president said at that rally. the bigger problem, sandra, is that he says things that are obviously and provably false all the time, so, you have the press chasing him around. >> sandra: stick with the statement. what did he say that was false? >> look, nothing in this exact
sentence was false. i'm not suggesting that it was. but one thing that is kind of disturbing, the president apparently is not a big fan of this intelligence briefing. he was tweeting about nordstrom 20 minutes into one of the briefings last week. he should not be getting news about europe from fox news. >> sandra: there seems to be a problem that he is trying to bring up. guy, i see you nodding your head. let's talk about sweden and the problems that are there. dana, jump in here, as well play it hundreds of thousands of refugees and asylum-seekers and just the last few years. the top three countries of origin, syria, afghanistan, iraq. even one of their own people in sweden, one of their own researchers, i found this in a swedish newspaper, warning that segregation and long-term unemployment or refugees could have a negative effect on crime in the future. why is no one willing to discuss what is happening and what very quickly could be happening and some of these parts of the world? >> you are absolutely right,
sandra. there has been an increase in no-go zone. horwitz was discussing this. also, we heard from a number of individuals who work with police in sweden. they say, they are at a breaking point where it concerns crime. it is irrelevant whether or not trumps words were imprecise. i agree with guy edwards matter. however, this is with the left does. they say, well, because trump was imprecise with this argument, with his statement, there was no incident in sweden last night, there is no problem in sweden. guess they are not having an epidemic of rape, there is an influx of unvented refugees. that is the problem. you can simultaneously come i feel like i have to draw a picture for our brethren across the aisle to understand this, sandra. you can simultaneously say, maybe he didn't say it perfectly, the way that they would like, but also, there is a serious problem going on in sweden with refugee and crime and that is the reason the whole phrase came to exasperated you can do both. >> sandra: matt, i want to get
your reaction to this. this new executive order that could begin a dominant coming down any moment. we know some of the details, this target the same seven predominantly muslim countries. there are some changes to it. is this draft going to see the same sort of resistance is the last one? >> this is the draft, if the reporting is accurate, this is the order that should have been put out initially. it cleaned up by a lot of the p.r. and policy messes that the first one created. those were unforced errors. i know a lot of you want to focus on the seven countries, those were pre-existing from a list that predated president trump based on existing legislation. so, i actually have read a fair amount of legal analysis that convinces me that the lower courts throwing out the initial order, even though i had problems with it, was about a law because the president had a lot of power under the constitution and under statute on these matters. but now that they are honing this and fine-tuning it, more carefully, which they should have done before they rolled out, i think it should pass
constitutional muster and i think his overall just better policy. >> sandra: matt, let's bring this full circle. let's look at what is happening over there. in your view, is there anything that we can learn from the immigration policy we have seen in europe and to follow there? is there anything that we can learn from that and to apply here? >> of course. we have learned that listen. europe is physically attached to these war zones where the refugees are coming from and they are coming either by boat or on foot. they have hundreds of thousands of refugees loving and without any sort of vetting or checking. by contrast, this is con john my contract with the president was income but we have intense vetting of refugees from syria. it takes a most two years for refugees to get into the countr. this is totally unlike what is going on in europe. anyone who wants to draw comparisons between the two has to explain that this is an
utterly different situation. >> sandra: dana, last word. >> i think as what guy said, though seven countries, those were drawn up on a list by barack obama. i think it is hard to be able to slow down the process and be able to adequately vet who is coming into the country. an additional 90 days on top of 120 days does not a huge difference make. i'm glad to see that something is finally getting down and that people are starting to take this issue seriously. we don't want to end up like europe. this is a good first step. >> sandra: all right. guy, dana, matt, thank you. he still ahead, an outspoken critic of president trump's immigration policy is now facing some heat over a crime wave in his city. we will debate when david wohl and richard fowler are here with us. plus, controversial provocateur of mile-long anapolis disinvited from c packed today. we will talk to the man who first invited and then kicked out the breitbart editor. matt slapped, the chairman of the conference, explains. then, a mass of trump supporters
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>> sandra: developing tonight, recent raids against undocumented immigrants resulting in some unexpected consequences for the u.s. agricultural mike agricultural industry. steve harrison has the details from jacksonville, florida, where "the first 100 days" will be holding an emigration town hall tomorrow evening. hi. >> sander, food growers here say it is the worst feeling imaginable, when you see are out and i feel rotting, because you don't have the labor to bring them and pray it can happen to any of them this season. >> we will have strong borders again for you to speak of president trump's immigration policy has divided florida, hitting supporters in the north and central part of the state to back his call for tough border control. >> we do respect the people that are here. per my answer is that they came over here illegally and they came over and they they went to the right procedures to be in this great country. we welcome everybody. >> we have a capital of immigrants in miami. >> in parts of southern florida,
where the immigrant population is among the highest in the country. >> this executive order that came down, it is contrary, it presents fear, hate. it is anti-immigrant. >> any crackdown against illegal migrants could have unintended consequences for key segments of the states economy. one quarter of the tomato crop could be left to rot on the fields this season played >> we can't pick the crops. it is the worst to grow a crop and not be able to pick it. >> crops like tomatoes and -- backbreaking labor, more than half undocumented. it is piecework for buckets, is skilled picker can earn $150 a day. any increase in deportations could shrink this labor force even further.
forcing some out of business entirely. preparations are underway for a big town hall on immigration, 7:00 p.m. tomorrow night, hosted by martha maccallum. sandra come back to you. >> sandra: thank you. also developing tonight, an outspoken critic of president trump's immigration policy. los angeles mayor eric garcetti. the headline "headline "l.a. mc garcetti." joining me now is david wohl and richard fowler. david, when you consider what is going out of the state of california, now, do have the mayor of los angeles basically hiding the rising crime rate they are, this doesn't do the citizens any favors. >> last year, 2016, crime was
up, violent crime was up 10% over 2015. today, in the neighboring city of my cop was killed by a violent felon yesterday. sources tell me that the sister of an l.a.p.d. officer was killed by an illegal alien who had been deported numerous times. it's bad news. garcetti doesn't want to talk about it, the election is two weeks from tomorrow, surprise. he and chief charlie beck have turned the city into a full-service sanctuary city, including setting up a $10 million fund for illegal immigrants to access if they get deported to fight the deportation. that, despite the fact that many say this city needs an additional 2500 cops to make the streets safe. you know what his priorities are, garcetti, you know that he doesn't want to talk about it. so, voters up or send a message in a couple weeks. >> sandra: those that are running up against him, he is up for reelection in march, richard, are those running against him, mitchell schwartz. he is saying that he is hiding and suppressing the police
reports from last year. another candidate says crime is up massively, gotten terribly worse over the past four years, since garcetti has been made here. is it a good move for someone who is considering a rising star in the democratic party to hide something like that? >> i think we are talking about different things. a general rise in the crime rate. and l.a. saying to their citizens -- their citizens the saying, they will not abide by donald trump's mass deportation order. >> sandra: we are talking about a mayor that is hiding his rising crime rates. >> i think the reason why the crime rate is rising in l.a., just like across the country, has less to do with undocumented workers, less to do with all the things that donald trump says, it has more to do with hopelessness and joblessness. let's have a conversation about putting jobs, creating jobs, rebuilding schools, that can solve poverty. >> sandra: what has been happening with the crime rates in los angeles, lets deal in fact, david, you point out the
10% number. this is according to the los angeles police department, total violent crimes in los angeles, the number last year was over 28,000 incidents. that year prior, 2015, just over 25,000. that is very clearly, it is a 10% rise in the rate of crime. this mayor is hiding from this. this is a city that is going to continue to face a big problem. what is going to happen politically if he keeps hiding it? >> there is no question about it. he doesn't want to talk about it. when you have a mayor, listen to this, sandra. on one hand, you are saying, crime has backed out of control. i don't want to talk about it. on the other hand, i want my city to be a sanctuary city, so, lawbreakers can get out of jail and to stay here without fear of being deported. do you see the problem and having those type of positions? that is why he doesn't want to talk. that is why he wants to be -- needs to be held accountable. and chief charlie beck, apparently one of his officers had their sister killed by a
fleeing felon, illegal immigrant, who had been deported numerous times yesterday. he doesn't want to talk about it either. they both need to be held accountable. this isn't good for america. it just isn't. >> there is no correlation. correlation doesn't lead to causation. labeling yourself as a sanctuary city and having an increase in crime, there is no statistic that says those are related. >> come on, richard. >> wait a minute. violent crime and property fraud -- >> sandra: the mayor has made it very clear in his statement that he put out, very similar to what we heard from rahm emanuel, the mayor of chicago, he said, you will be safe here, telling the illegal immigrants. >> those two things aren't mutually exclusive. >> sandra: we hope the citizens will be safe. a mayor hiding his own crime rate is something we have to shed light on. thanks to both of you for being here. different secretary james madison makes his first unannounced trip to iraq, where
he is distancing himself from president trump's favorite campaign promises, to take the oil. we will bring the details. plus, president trump's feud with the media continues. as his greatest speak out, his base sees things quite differently prayed chris tyer walt, no policy, and mercedes flap will be here on the growing disconnect. >> no previous white house has called the press the enemy. >> in our case, we have a feeding frenzy, something that is gotten so out of
♪ >> sandra: new reaction tonight as president trump openly continues his fight against the media. he is not running against finley veiled warnings from numbers of his own party. now, here's president trump at his florida rally calling the press part of a corrupt system. watch. >> they are part of a corrupt system. thomas jefferson, andrew jackson, and abraham lincoln, many of our greatest presidents, fought with the media, and called them out, often times on their lies. they have their own agenda and their agenda is not your agenda. >> sandra: republican senator john mccain now vocally pushing back in
president trump's message to reporters, calling rhetoric like that a slippery slope. >> if you want to preserve democracy as we know it, you have to have a free and many times adversarial press. without it, i am afraid that we would lose so much of our individual liberties over time. that is how dictators get started. >> sandra: but it's his base sticking with president trump. one major media outlet is acknowledging the disconnect. here is "the washington post" with the headline "trump supporters see a successful president and are frustrated with critics who don't." joining me now to break us all down, chris stirewalt, fox news political editor, mo elleithee, a fox news contributor and the founding executive director of georgetown's institute of politics and public service, and mercedes schlapp, also a fox news contributor and republican strategists. chris stirewalt, i will start with you first. the feud, it continues and it captivates all of us. your thoughts. >> it certainly works for
donald trump. this is the best thing for him. he had a little bit of a bumpy lift off, not the bumpy's diver. a rough first month in some way ways. bashing the press and the forehead with a shillelagh and saying that they are just a bunch of rotten, dirty slime. his base loves it. they hate the press more than they hate democrats. they hate us more than they hate liberalism, and so far that they see that there is a difference. so, he gives double coupons here. not only does he get to change the subject because reporters can't resist talking about themselves. they would just run right on the path to become instant media critics. they would try to put howie kurtz out of a job. they are running away after that. they change the topic for trump. he also get to fire up his base. >> sandra: i'm sure how he loves the shout out. mercedes, i see you nodding your head. are you an agreement? is this part of a strategy? is a working? >> i don't agree with chris stirewalt all the time but i do agree with him with this.
the reason being -- >> sandra: how dare you. [laughter] >> when you listen to the mainstream media, it was like you were watching them try to psychoanalyze donald trump 'a statement. they couldn't believe that president trump would go so far as to call them the enemy. but what was so fascinating was the fact that that liberal media elites obviously did not follow the trump supporters, the social media, where i even remotely mentioned, why not call it an opponent rather than an enemy. they came out full force saying, "they are the enemy, it is very clear that they are pushing a leftist agenda, they have been against donald trump in the beginning, and guess what, they like the combative style." >> sandra: let see how they are reacting and some of these latest fox news poles that are showing up. some of the numbers are very telling. those that trust a donald trump, the president versus reporters, 45% to 42%. that is a very telling figure, compared to obama.
the treatment that this president is receiving, 68% believe that the media is tougher on trump. 18%, easier on president trump. mo, to you. >> look, i have never met a president or presidential candidate who didn't feel like they were under fire by the press. that is normal. let's talk about what is happening. i agree with both grace and mercedes. this is fantastic for the base. donald trump got about 46% of the vote. from the day he entered the race through today, he has got about 38 to 41% hard to support. people who are never, ever, ever going to leave him. that means he has about five, six, 7% of people who are soft supporters. people who voted for him may be because they didn't like hillary clinton or the establishment more. those of the people who are attracted to him in part because he said things like "i am going to do things differently, drain the swamp, debt," those people,,
the press is asking hard questions about ties to russia, about conflicts of interest. >> sandra: let me give chris stirewalt's take on this. we have gotten the opportunity to watch a lot of those white house press briefings, where the reporters are asking questions. are they tough questions? are they appropriate questions? what you think is going on? they look like they are having a good time in the room. a lot of laughter happening. >> i think we will get to a point of normalcy. i think sean spicer, he also had a little bit of a minute when he was getting started. he seems to be settling into things. they have a new communications director of the white house. thing seems to be happening in a more normal way now. i think there will be a groove and the rhythm. we forget, we want to blow everything them up into the largest proportion possible because we believe that this moment is like nothing that hasr happened before. >> sandra: it isn't. >> because as it is us.
four, 80 years ago, when barack obama took office, nothing was going to be the sam same, just everybody should just breathe and check back for that is why we collect 100 days. pace yourself as you go. we will find out that this is all quite manageable. >> sandra: chris stirewalt remind me many times a night of our noon hour today, it has only been a few weeks! we will give it a chance. thank you very much. defense secretary mattis makes a surprise visit to iraq, as they desperately fight to reclaim eastern bozo from isis. fox's conor powell brings is the latest from the region. plus, controversy raging around milo yiannopoulos' canceled cpac appearance. the man who did the inviting and then, the dis- inviting, there he is. he is here. cpac chair match schlapp just after the break. ♪
>> sandra: breaking tonight, organizes for the conservative gathering no no cpac have disinvited the controversial breitbart editor milo yiannopoulos from their annual gathering after a disturbing interview with him resurfaced. we must warn you, the interview is extremely troubling. it deals with child abuse and is not appropriate for some viewer viewers. >> and the homosexual world particularly, some of those relationships between younger boys and aldermen, the sort of coming-of-age relationships, the relationships in which those older men have helped the young boy to discover who they are and give them security and safety and provide them with love and a reliable rock, where they can't speak to their parents. some of those relationships are some of the most -- >> it sounds like -- >> it sounds like molestation to
me. >> i'm grateful for her father michael. >> sandra: just about 24 hours after that video and a similar one where on social media, cpac rescinded its invitation, writing this." there is no -- yiannopoulos has weighed in on facebook, writing, "i am a man and a child abuse victim. i repeatedly -- my professional record is very clear." turning me now, matt schlapp, the chairman of cpac. to matt, you initially invited milo. why? >> because i think what he does on college campuses where he tries to take on administrations on these campuses that shut down the conservative point of view, it's like just happened in berkeley, is something that is really important for us to have here come almost 50% of those who attend conor are in --dash cpac are in college or younger. i think that type of things that are happening are un-american
and milo has been brave and taking these people on. >> sandra: matt, you have ultimately decided to do is invite him. why? >> over the weekend, after we announced that he was coming, these videos came to light, it certainly sounded to us that he was trying to mainstream something as offensive as pedophilia. although there are a lot of political disagreements on the cpac stage, there are no disagreements on the immorality of pedophilia. it is not the appropriate venue for milo to clear his name on what people have heard over the weekend. >> sandra: as you said in your statement came as chairman, you realize that he has responded on facebook. that he has apologized and tried to clear the air on that. is there anything he can do to be re-invited at this point? >> not to this years cpac. as a human being, i urge them to get out there aggressively. if he has been taken out of context, he needs to fight to
clear his name. he needs to do that himself. it's not the ac use job or cpac's job to do that for him. i wish that he would do that. he started today. do that aggressively. there is no place in the conservative movement for people that would mainstream something as horrible as pedophilia. >> sandra: there is also questions tonight over simon & schuster's canceling, canceling publication of his forthcoming book. "dangerous." also questions about his future at breitbart. we will see how that plays out. is there any room for him in the conservative stage? >> i think he has got some mending to do. and he has got to dig deep and answer these tough questions. that is up to him alone to solve this problem. as far as the conservative movement is concerned, we are vague and broad. we will have disagreements and controversial characters. we are fine without being on the cpac stage. but there are boundaries. one of those boundaries was broken by milo. >> sandra: one person we know who will be on the stage as
president donald trump. >> that is exactly right. we announced them today. it is a great honor to conservatives that he is coming back to cpac as the president for the last time we had a republican conservative president who came to cpac in their first month in office, it was ronald reagan in 1981. it sure feels good again. >> sandra: as we wrap this up and we understand that this is breaking news, this has been happening today, and your organization, you just made this announcement. over 100 people speaking at cpac starting on wednesday. a huge week for you. any final thoughts? this is obviously something that is a very personal issue for many people out there. any message you would like to put out? >> i would just like to say, milo is one of god's children as well. we don't wish him any harm. he has to do this himself. he has to defend himself if he feels differently than these videos portray. it is really -- --dash go >> sandra: i was wondering, why was this the moment? has you said, he is been a very
controversial character. there has been many things arguably that could have been the straw that broke the camel's back. this that moment? >> i just feel like there is no political conversation around pedophilia. there is political conversations around what is appropriate when it comes to all types of issues. he touches all the sacred cows pray this is an plea not one of them. >> sandra: matt, thank you for clearing that up and coming on. we will stay in touch. >> thanks a lot. >> sandra: before we move on, a word about our children, the subject of child sexual abuse is a very difficult but important one. there is help and healing available for survivors. don't hesitate to call 1-800-48 child. if you are a child you know may need help, your call can save someone's life. up next, defense secretary general jim mattis makes an unannounced trip to iraq, as he will soon present his plantar president trump for defeating isis. plus, potential disagreement between mattis and a president
forces are just 48 hours into an effort to retake the western side of the city of mosul. the area is considered the last isis stronghold in the country. here with the latest is fox news jerusalem correspondent conor powell. >> secretary mattis' visit to baghdad comes as the fight to mosul enters a new phase. for four months now, iraqi forces have focused their firepower on the eastern part of the city. now, firmly control it. this weekend, backed by u.s. air strikes and special forces on the ground, the iraqi military has begun its efforts to push isis out of the western side of mosul. retaking the rest of mosul, though, may not be the easiest task. the western part of the city is home to a much narrower streets that will slow armored vehicles. and there are still hundreds of thousands of civilians in harm's way. isis is losing ground. it appears to be on its last legs and a rock. still, u.s. commanders expect to
stay in iraq even after isis is pushed out of the country. >> i assure you, we are going to stand by you through this fight. he will stand by you and your army in the future, so, your sovereignty is protected by the iraqi forces. >> the u.s.-led coalition is expected to continue the fight against isis in syria using iraq as a base. president trump has asked the pentagon, though, to draw up a new u.s. battle plans to ramp up the fight against isis. second mattis is expected to deliver his new strategy to the white house sometime in the next week or so. sandra. >> sandra: conor powell, thank you. general mattis making comments about u.s. intentions regarding iraqi oil. >> all of us in america generally paid for our gas and oil all along and i am sure that we will continue to do so in the future. we are not in iraq to seize anybody's oil. >> sandra: that comment come in clear contradiction to what the president has often claimed
would be part of a strategy to defeat isis. take a listen. >> we should have kept the oil. okay. maybe we'll have another chance. >> we should have taken the oil. you wouldn't have isis if we took the oil. >> sandra: here to discuss this, carl higbee, and robert zimmerman, a democratic strategist and dnc committee member. carl, i'll go to you first. what did you make of
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