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♪ >> half way through president trump's first 100 days. >> president trump is putting on the pressure as republicans work to repeal and replace obamacare. >> 17 would be a disaster for obamacare. that's the year it was meant to explode. this is the time we're going to get it done. we're working together. we have some great results. >> the president is a great negotiator and great listener. he has been incredibly open-minded and giving olive branch to many of them. >> conservatives wanted right away which would be political suicide. trump has made the right calls. >> more good news now, the unemployment rate went down one notch from 4.8 to 4.7%.
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>> a u.s. marine killer unit and team of rangers have recently been positioned in syria. >> they are far enough back that they won't be in direct conflict with isis. >> we have the capability to defeat any enemy that's holding on to territory, certainly in this united states of america and the united states military. >> attorney general jeff sessions asked for the resignation of the 46 remaining obama appointed u.s. attorneys in order to ensure a, quote, uniform transition. >> and with that i would be glad to take your questions. >> upside down. >> john roberts always taught me -- ♪ that's the way ♪ um-huh ♪ i like it ♪ um-huh. pete: good morning on this saturday morning. >> saturday morning, again? he 19 degrees in new york city. just when you thought spring was coming it's not here yet. abby: we have a huge show on tap. trey gowdy. mike huckabee. corey lewandowski.
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and what i'm most excited about we are bowling today. clayton: why are we bowling? we will find out. we set up a whole bowling alley in one of our studios. hottest selling gaming consoles in history. nintendo is here. we will be showing off the brand new nintendo switch. get the kids up. we'll be showing you nintendo switch and zelda. abby: pamela anderson dating julian assange is what the "new york post" is saying. they say it was love at first site. pete: american icon julian assange? no, no. clayton: so busy you didn't see what was happening at the state department and what attorney general jeff sessions plans to do with 46 u.s. attorneys there. pete: they justice department. so the media is going nuts about it by the way. they shouldn't be because what attorney general jeff sessions did was a standard drain the swamp move. which other administrations have done as well. which is dismiss the 46
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replaning attorney generals. there are 94 attorneys general who work for the attorney general across the u.s. that prosecute federal crimes. abby: by the way jeff sessions was removed back in 1993 by then president bill clinton. this has happened to many, many in the past. including jeff sessions. clayton: he asked them to turn in their resignation and here is department of departmen depae spokesperson. many attorneys nominated by the administration have already left the justice department. the attorney general has now asked the remaining 46 presidentially appointed u.s. attorneys to tender their resignations in order to ensure a uniformed transition. pete: most had already stepped out on their own accord saying hey we are going to resign because there is a new administration with different priorities. 46 holdovers and those were the ones asked to submit heir resignation. abby: holdover. what do you want drain the swamp. obviously getting people in d.c. for a long time out.
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also putting people in place also loyal to you that have your priorities first. what he is talking about now with immigration, with awful these things, the attorney generals that are in place now, they are not necessarily in line with -- they are actually very different. clayton: you would think this is the first time this ever happened. pete: of course. armageddon. clayton: reading the newspapers or watching tv senator diane fine sign. i'm surprised to hear that donald trump and he jeff sessions have fired all remaining 46 attorneys. i'm concerned about this unexpected decision on federal law enforcement. pete: chuck schumer troubled and concerned. abby: same with mainstream media cnn says anger mounts over hang gling of u.s. attorney filings. flims trump abruptly orders them to resign. politico ousts obama-appoint u.s. attorneys. if you are reading the
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headlines which many americans do. you are in houry and get a sense of the news that's what you are seeing and hearing. pete: i saw that ii saw that th. paragraph 48, not unusual for the new president to replace united states attorneys appointed by predecessor especially change in party in the white house. it happens all the time. at the clarify clay we just talked about bill clinton doing the same thing with u.s. attorney jeff sessions being ousted. this is not odd at all. this is where the next step is though because sean spicer talked about this. so, yes, this is 46 they are looking at. white house press briefing yesterday sean spicer talked more about what they planned to do even further to drain the swamp. listen. >> i think that there is no question when have you 8 years of one party in office that there are people who stay in government affiliated with,
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you know, join and continue to espouse the agenda of the previous administration. i don't think it should come at any surprise that there are people that burrowed in to government during 8 years of the last administration and, you know, may have believed in that agenda and want to continue to seek it i don't think that should come as a surprise to anyone. pete: while what attorney general jeff sessions did was unprecedented. the resistance facing this white house is the depth of opposition. not just in the media but within the bureaucracy. abby: and the leaks that have been terrible e. pete: totally, you know, working to undermine president trump. if you think about it, you mentioned it already. if you are at dhs you can't have attorney general there that's going to enforce the law different view of illegals. a big blame america first crowd from the obama campaign. why would you not get rid of them. e.p.a. he zealots. education department. union loyalists who believe in common core at the v.a. status quo defenders. if you don't get rid of the folks in the middle management
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or you were levels and do it just decisively or swiftly you will never see your agenda implemented because that bureaucracy is so powerful. abby: drip, drip, drip of leaks. dangerous not just to this administration but to this country. unfortunate thing for all of to us experience in terms of our national security we should all be concerned about. that. clayton: it has been a long, cold winter. we are looking for good news. signs that things are turning around, a little flours coming up out of the garden. how about the economy? pete: are you looking for flowers? clarify clay i'm looking for bon nets and easter eggs. the jobs created in this last jobs report 235,000 new jobs, unemployment rate of 4.7%. look at the manufacturing sector right now. 28,000 jobs. this is something we have talked about here on the show with maria bartiromo.
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pete: 325,000 little flowers if you will. fantastic news even without real policy change. consumer sentiment. big number to me was manufacturing jobs. i don't know if you can put that back up, but manufacturing jobs created in february. 28,000. the previous average for the two years previous to this, the average monthly increase was 2,000. 2,000. that's 28,000 manufacturers blue collar, exactly the type of jobs that president trump said he he wanted to bring back to the country. that's a huge number. if you can add on to that number can you see the folks that voted for him that wanted an economy that worked for middle class americans would be very thankful for the new era. abby: take a look at the labor participation rate, for example. 63%. that's the only time it has hit that mark over the past 35 months. the economy has been ticking up even under former president obama. i think the big thing in the last two months is where these jobs are going, right? manufacturing, freezing rain structure, mining, also better paying jobs.
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that was the big message that president trump had on the campaign trail i'm going to bring jobs back to this country, jobs that matter to you. clayton: labor participation rate talked about. so often we were talking about the last few years when you looked at the unemployment numbers it didn't take into account all the people going out seeking jobs. they were just staying home. not even filing to go out to look for jobs. that number didn't account for that here is something you should look out for because the fed looking to raise interest race now because of this good news. you are thinking about big a home and lock in a rate on 30 year mortgage now is the time to do it because the fed looks to raise interest rates. abby: also with the stock market, there is a lot of optimism, huge signal to the administration to follow through on promises in four years that's going to be how it is all judged, right? what they get done, tax reform may happen as soon as august that might be sooner -- may be too soon. pete: healthcare thing is going to be big.
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let's see who the mainstream media, left stream media gives credit for this. we will check it four. the reality is other places are probably lauding the obamacare. this is just the tail of what they did. we talked to stuart varney yesterday all the time. there is a clear delineation day and inauguration and just the sentiment of the american people and businesses that feel like it's time to hire because there is such a better business friendly environment in this country right now. abby: good news to wake up to. we have other headlines i want to bring you this morning. overnight, judge to ho trump's immigration order refused to do the same for revised order. judge james robart says he will not carry over the stay despite requests from several state attorney general. s. six middle east countries. also muhammed ali jr. claiming once again he was detained by airport security over his name and muslim faith. this just one day after testifying about the subject in washington. according to alli, he was
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pulled aside and questioned about his name and place of birth. however, according to airport security he refused to hand over a proper form of i.d., claiming he didn't have a passport or a drivers license, just an illinois state i.d. after causing a seven minute delay at airport security. ali finally handed over his passport. he also caused another 7 minute delay for refusing his jewelry before going through a metal detector. look who happened to be on his flighted. debbie was sermon schultz quickly jumping to conclusion conclusions. reasonable justly profiling son of the greatest will not make us safe. we talked about this already this morning. it was love at first website. we are used to seeing pamela anderson run along the beach. clayton: yeah. abby: now she spends her nights visiting controversial wikileaks. in london, appearing not to wear any pants. of the actress admitting in
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blog post she hangs out with fellow meatless assange. calling him sexy and call him misunderstood hero. the plot thickens. pete: terrible. clayton: stuck on the idea she is not wearing pants. abby: are you complaining about it. pete: not as bad as it should be for him as this ecuadorian embassy. clayton: hopefully we can watch the slow motion bay watch. intel committee trey gowdy joins us from capitol hill. abby: conservatives in congress says the obamacare replacement approved by president trump is dead on arrival. one of the conservative who was met with the president at the white house is hoping to find some common ground. they are joining us next. pete: get this: say farewell to the father/daughter dance. it will be known as family dance. should dads have to take their sons? come on. make sure everyone feels included. give me a break.
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house this week and tea party patriots co-founder jenny beth martin joins us now. good morning, thank you for being here. first of all, in your meeting with the president about the repeal and replacement of obamacare. did you hear things that you liked and where do you currently stand on the bill? >> well, good morning and thanks for having me. when i met with the president along with a few other groups, who have serious concerns about this current healthcare bill, we -- i think that we left the meeting feeling encouraged because the president listened to what we had to say and with we what we thought the problems were with the current bill and what we think some solutions to our problems could be. that's far more than what we had from the leadership either the house or the senate in the last several years. so we feel like this is a step in the right direction. he did not promise to make changes, but did he not promise not to make changes either. pete: sure. here is what speaker ryan who
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is a big proponent of this bill, this is what he said about the need to pass the bill. take a listen. >> we as republicans have been waiting seven years to do this. this is the closest we will ever get to repealing and replacing obamacare. the time is here. the time is now. this is the moment. pete: he is saying it's the closest we are going to get to a repeal and replace. are there one or two things that they could do with the bill so that folks like you and other conservatives would be satisfied and able to sign on? >> absolutely. the people who voted the republicans into the majority in the house, the senate, and now the white house, expect obamacare to be repealed. we understand they are going to replace it but we want obamacare repealed and replaced based on a free market foundation right now the replacement is based on the framework of obamacare. pete: what would you add? >> first, i would repeal -- first thing i would do is
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repeal the insurance company mandates. especially those relating to the preexisting conditions. now, there are other ways to take care of people who have preexisting conditions and we are in favor of some of that block granting money to high risk pools and making it where we can purchase insurance away from our employers with tax deductible money either with hsa or some other tax deduction so that we aren't reliant on our employers. if we did that and we could keep our jobs when we become the most sick, we're far less likely to get in a situation where we have a preexisting condition when we have to quit our job because we are sick. so that's the first thing. repeal it. and then that is what the people from tea party patriots have been saying. if we don't -- pete: sure. >> senator promised he would repeal this law root and branch. he didn't say i'm going to get
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kindergarten scissors and trim around the edges. that's what we are seeing. pete: current bill you would no the not support but changes could get you where you need to be? >> yes there have to be changes in this current bill because the current bill is a reconciliation bill it only takes 51 senate votes to pass. right now they are saying they can't do that because the unelected capitol hill staff senate parliamentarian. way to override the parliamentarian and it can be done. pete: we have to leave it right there. this conversation among senate house and leadership is going to be ongoing. thank you for being a constructive member of it. thank you very much. >> thank you. pete: up next, a member of the house intel committee trey gowdy joins abby from capitol hill. and one of the government's most secret spy tools. that -- i would use them are they spying on me or you.
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we will check it out next. ♪ ♪
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♪ clayton: welcome back. quick headlines for you this morning. vice president mike pence is heading to louisville, kentucky to get input on the american healthcare act. he has already made similar trips to ohio and wisconsin earlier this month. and the northeast still dealing with winter weather. believe it or not, spring is right around the corner. daylight saving time starts tomorrow morning at 2:00 a.m., which is great when you host a weekend morning show because you lose that extra hour of sleep. you are going to need to set your clock ahead one hour. remember, spring ahead one hour. i'm still on a crusade to get rid of daylight saving time. president trump if you are
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watching, please end it. [laughter] ♪ ♪ abby: the house intelligence committee chairman says he has found the new trump campaign and russians, listen. >> i don't believe that to be the case. i don't think the evidence exists for that but we are going to do our investigation and we will figure out if there is any intelligence or evidence that suggests that that, in fact, is the case. abby: the committee is getting ready to hold its first public hearing on that issue, so what can we expect? south carolina congressman and member of the house intelligence committee trey gowdy joins us right now. good to have you here this morning. good to see you. >> yes, ma'am, thank you. abby: you guys have been busy lately. first, off the top, how unusual is it for you to have to investigate something like this? how unusual is it on the floor of the house? >> the house is not equipped to investigate allegations of crime, so that's always a challenge.
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but we do have an oversight function. i'm new to the house intelligence committee but the house intelligence committee is not new to its oversighted role over the intelligence community. so, congress does have a role to play in this investigation, but we don't investigate crime because we're north very good at it. abby: congressman, what do you think they will end up finding at the end of this? >> i don't know. and i guess, you know, i was a prosecutor for 16 years. i guess it's easy for me to kind of turn off the speculative part in my mind. and i would encourage awful your viewers, we're going to starter the evidentiary process on march the 20th. so just have an open mind on all facets of this from the interference to the influence, to our american response to it. but also the leaks. abby: obviously it's important enough to be having these investigations. so last weekend when we got that tweet sent out from president trump about trump tower being wiretapped and even putting some blame on former president obama, when you woke up and saw that tweet, what was your immediate reaction to it?
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>> i'm not a big twitter person. i have never been able to unlock the mysteries of the world at 140 characters. my mind just immediately because of i was a federal prosecutor, if this is true, there is an evidentiary trail there is a paper trail that would either be at the foreign intelligence surveillance court or doj and this will either be he. abby: you think it will be important to have an investigation into that when people say theavment that has nothing to do with anything? >> i think all aspects of this have very important. there are the allegations of a crime, about there is also the constitutional injury of a foreign power either seeking to interfere with or influence our election. there is the american response, which includes the president's allegation and all of it is important and it's not for me to decide what's more important and what's note. i think the leak is super important. but folks in the media might kind of recalibrate the importance of these issues. but the leaks are both illegal
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and deleterious to our national security. i'm really interested in how this got out. abby: fbi director james comey really in the thick of all of this. kellyanne conway basically said basically put up or shut up. what do you make of his role and how he has handled everything he has been dealing with for the past year, really? >> well, i have an interesting and rich history with director comey. i have examined him a can couple times. he is has incredibly hard job. i'm probably bifsed toward the fbi based on my background. is he not infallible. is he a witness like any other witness. is he going to be examined, cross-examined, tested and probed. ultimately you and your viewers will be able to determine whether or not he is credible and believable. your opinion is as every bit of important as mine. i will be sitting there watching alongside you on march the 20th. abby: have you your work cavuto out for you. we appreciate you have being with us this morning.
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>> yes, ma'am. abby: congressman trey gowdy. thank you for being with us. remember when nancy pelosi said this about healthcare? >> we have to pass the bill so that can you find out what is in it. abby: apparently she forgot that she said that governor mike huckabee is here next to react. and say farewell to the father/daughter dance. clayton is worked up about this one. from now on, it will be known as the family dance. should dads have to take their sons to make sure everyone feels included? we're going to debate. ♪ what are you waiting for ♪ what are you waiting for ♪ say goodbye to my heart tonight ♪
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♪ ♪ abby: still looks like spring but it doesn't feel like it. the cherry blossoms in d.c. are about to hatch, about to nny has frost on his nose hopping around. pete: already hopping around? abby: a lot of people appreciate our colors today. clayton: guys can go to bath and body works today. talking about what's happening in washington. probably didn't see this.
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attorney general jeff sessions has asked 46 of the u.s. attorneys politically appointed by the previous administration to tender your resignation. it's time to leave washington, d.c. pete: of course if you roll over in bed. walk out tote mail box to get the "new york times." trump orders 46 prosecutors to step down you might think wow, this is a big deal. this is a big change. what is it? well, if you listen to chuck schumer as well. fake tears chuck schumer, this is what he had to say about this. he said by asking for the immediate resignation of every remaining u.s. attorney before their replacement vls been confirmed or even nominated. the president is interrupting ongoing cases and investigations and hindering the administration of justice. abby: let's bring in governor mike huckabee who surely has something about this. it's interesting to think about somebody like jeff sessions he was let go in 1993 by then president bill clinton. thithis is certainly something that has happened before, governor it? >> hans every time there is a new administration it doesn't matter if it's the president or governor of a state.
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you know that abby, from your own dad. abby: right. >> nobody holds over the old political appointees because they are probably going to sabotage their operation. it is the will of the president to administration. these people new darn well when they took the job they were political appointees and serve at the pleasure of the president. quite frankly donald trump kept them a lot longer than obama did, bush did, clinton did. what is everybody upset about? this is what happens every four years or every time there is a change in administration. so cry me a river. i've watched this news coverage and these anchors are going crazy like oh my gosh, it's a slaughter house out there. no. it is the orderly transition of power. pete: to that point a, why do they always freak out and b do they need to go deeper the amount of resistance, the leaks. is there other places where the trump administration should go deeper and say you also serve at the pleasure of the president. your priorities are wrong and we need to move on? >> i think they need to get
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the biggest dyson vacuum cleaner that has ever been made and go through every federal agency and suck out all the people they can who are not going to be loyal to this president. now there is going to be a problem. a lot of the people are civil service protected. have you no idea how hard it is to fire a federal or a state employee for that matter. it's one of the reasons that things don't change because the bureaucrats have the attitude we were here when you came, we'll be here when you left. good luck getting rid of us. we have got to make some changes. drain the swamp has to be more than a slogan. it has to be immigration. pete: governor i want to get out the flux compass ter and c d travel to 2010. >> we have to pass the bill until you can find out what is in it. clayton: talking about obamacare at the time. nancy pelosi in the new republican version of healthcare has said this about it the american people and members have the right to know
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the full impact of this legislation before any vote in committee or by the whole house, meaning, governor, we need to read the legislation before we take action on it pretty interesting. >> yeah. this is the brand new nancy. my gosh, who knew she could make such major change in her life at this stage of her life. well, good for her. i'm glad now that she thinks it's probably a good idea to read a bill. she didn't read the 2000 page obama bill. i thought that statement back then was as nutty i will know what i had for lunch when i pass my lunch later on in the day. that's one of the craziest thing i ever heard in my life. yeah. read the bill. that's great. i think everybody should. for her to say it it's laughable. pete: it's rich. not close to 2,000 pages it's closer to 100 more read will be. what else your stake on the current republican sort of disagreement about the status of the obamacare bill? >> well, they need to listen to some the critics as to why they are upset about it.
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i have think it can be fixed. i think there is things that can be incorporated. the fact is they promised to repeal. they are going to have to deliver a true repeal. they promised to replace and it needs to be a replacement. not just a revision or little bit of reform and then little bit of rewording. a tap of the hammer and turn of the screwdriver doesn't work. they have to make major changes in it most notably in the fact that you cannot continue to force insurance companies to pay unlimited amounts of money over the course of a lifetime and i know this is popular. but the idea that you're going to cover all preexisting conditions is gonna make the plan unaffordable. now, let me explain why. it would be like sayings i'm going to buy car insurance the day after my car gets totaled. i'm going to buy home insurance after my house burns to the ground. the purpose of insurance is to protect against what might happen not what already has happened. and if you don't look at it that way, there is not an insurance company in the world, including the federal government, who can afford to
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take care of it. abby: some great points there, governor. always great to have you with us. >> great to be with you. thank you. abby: have a great saturday. we have other head lines to get to including best buy geek squad conspiring with the fbi to allegedly spy on customers. newly unsealed court documents suggest employees were trained how to snoop through computers without warrant or probable cause. coming to life in a child pornography case where content was found by a geek squad technician who reported it to the feds. also, this a dreamer arrested by isis hours after publicly boasting about her illegal status has now been released. >> today, my father and brother await deportation while i continue to fight this battle as a dream tore help contribute to this country which i feel very much is my country. >> daniel license a vargas status expired back in
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november and later she filed to have it renewed. this guy thought it was a good idea to smuggle 10 pounds of cocaine through customs by taping it to his legs. manhattan man returning from the dominican republic arrested after landing in jfk airport. officers described him as nervous and appeared to be quote busting out of his pants. the cocaine worth about $165,000. cocaine pants. tradition fathers and daughters have cherished for decades. one california school we major the annual father eye daughter dance calling it the family dance and appear move to make more inclusive. school officials at crocker riverside elementary school in sacramento. they say this is supposed to be a teaching moment. the principal daniel mccord told parents however your child wants to define their family, whoever they want to bring with them, they are able to do that. >> crocker middle school. that's a crock. >> that's a crock.
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clayton: i went to the father/daughter dance a pew weeks ago. it was a great moment. i wanted to know why there were moms there like the dad can't handle it? abby: what finance f. it's a single mother family? delay. clayton: that's differential. moms there making sure that he knows what is he doing. abby: with the video camera? pete: good point. no dads. that's understood and known, right? i guess i have to take my boys now to the father/daughter dance? clayton: to be inclusive. clayton: send in your pictures of the father daughter dance email them to us. abby: one the biggest memories of my wedding day was dancing with my dad. a special moment between father and daughter a relationship that is very unique. very special. pete: now it's going to be family dances for that you are stuck. abby: let us know what you think about that. delay clay liberals are stepping up their hate and resistance of president trump. >> this year the bow ties were gone. replaced by nazi hair, nazi
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hair. nazi hair. clayton: is all the resistance just tearing the country even further apart? carl higbie and cathy ray are here to debate that next. pete: you know him as the governator. is arnold schwarzenegger about to make a political come back? his target next. stick around.
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considering to run against democratic senator dianne feinstein in 2018. we know now why nancy pelosi is still in washington. the house minority leader telling reporters she was ready to call it quits if hillary clinton won the presidential election saying, quote: if hillary had won i was ready to go home. it was really shocking that somebody like donald trump could be president of the united states. instead pelosi deciding to lead democrats in the fight against republicans. clayton over to you. clayton: thanks. nonstop losing streak since november. intolerant activists stepping up against donald trump. >> nazi hair, nazi hair, nazi hair. [chanting kkk] >> we must resist; resist. clayton: is the left's new permanent campaign tearing the country apart or bringing us together.
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here for a fair and balanced debate retired seal author of the book "enemies foreign and domestic. that's carl higbie and liberal analyst of red mom, blue mom cathy areu. welcome to the show. >> hi. >> it started out maybe as a #. people are comparing it to the tea party movement that it's that big. is it really that big or just organizing on social media? >> it's bigger. tea party was 10% of the country. we know the majority voted for hillary. a bigger movement than the tea party movement. tea party actually one the people they supported a birther movement guy donald trump into the white house. if they could do that imagine what the resistance movement could do. >> he they sea real movement according to cathy. real resistance. plan to resist and persist. >> let me break that down this movement and the tea party are completely different. the tea party actually was an issue-based movement where they had plans. they had subjects and ted cruz was their tea party candidate. so, let's be honest here.
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the tea party was an effective movement. give or take zero arrests of tea party activists at these things. these liberal things are breaking windows. and destroying communities. >> they're not. >> president donald trumps that got to crack down on any type of violence or anything ate these rallies. >> they are not violent. no one was arrested on the women's march. no one. biggest protest ever in the history of the united states after inauguration and no arrests. clayton: remember when the tea party movement unfolded as a result of taxes. >> grover nor quest started it against taxes. clayton: what about the issues here? is resistance enough hineld the movement. >> against the issues. against the wall. against et muslim ban as it was introduced. >> what muslim ban. >> as it was introduced. that's how it was introduced. the wall on mexico. no one wants a wall on mexico. >> i do. >> the mexico city policy or reinstated the mexico city policy which hurts thousands
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of women. thousands of women will die as a result of this. there are solid issues. the aclu is organizing today to discuss those issues and how to organize as a grassroots movement to make a difference. clayton: where is the outrage from the left deportation president. more deportations in u.s. history under obama. >> double that than bush. >> criminals. of the bad guy lings the bat uokayhombres getting out of the country. i thought the tea party would be excited about that. >> all the things you are i citing as dreamers. donald trump is deporting illegal immigrants. >> no one is illegal. no one is illegal. no one is illegal. everyone is a human. >> to cross this country without papers illegally. >> everyone is a human being. no one should be label as illegal. that's not breaking the law. you are a person. this is earth. you should be allowed to move wherever you like to go. >> the law is that you can't come into the united states
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unless you are properly vetted or go through papers and immigration. >> we don't have enough visas there. is work here and that's why they are coming. > clayton: would you come home this afternoon and there is just people in your kitchen? >> people in my kitchen. i don't want anyone breaking into my home. >> that's what they're doing in our country. >> they are not. here to work. the people that should be arrested are the people hiring them are breaking the law and they are not being deported. >> this is what the left is doing right now. clayton: i think we solved america's probes this morning. great to see you this morning. >> thanks. clayton: let us know what you think. weigh in on that. liberal comedian samantha bee shamed a young cpac attendee. watch. >> bow ties were gone. replaced by nazi hair. nazi hair. nazi hair. clayton: there is one problem. one of those kids there has stage 4 cancer. now is he getting the last laugh after appearing on our show. kurt the cyberguy is here with a big update also and what's
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>> what would it mean for the wider region? i have think one of your children just walked in. clayton: expert guest on the bbc gets upstaged live when his kids crashed the interview. abby: this might be the best video you see all day. expert live on the bbc. clayton: wife runs in and grabs the kids. i love the baby came in on one of those little carts. >> that's the whole thing. second one comes. in bring in kurt the cyberguy to talk more about this. this had to the trending yesterday. briceless.
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the accent helps out. the fact that suspects so proper just as everything is supposed to be just exactly right. oh no my children are in the background and then mommy comes and rescue the kids. anchor did acknowledge it. but he still was like this. let's hide him. very funny. a lot of people online really taking a trend to that one this morning. also, this happening, oh by the way people bashing this guy. i don't know if we have some tweets for that one. this is tweet that came in because a lot of people saying this should have never have happened. so unprofessional. this guy jonna saying is he working. interview is probably very important for him professionally don't judge parenting in 40 seconds. he panicked live on the air. >> he did. he did. abby: i love this one from sharon. all newscasts must include children and pets and broadcasters. that's what i loved about it a very real authentic moment.
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>> press secretary sean spicer called out by our own john roberts and this is what happened at the white house. >> your pin is upside down. >> john roberts helped me with the sash. >> i appreciate that. thank you. there is no promo. john, now on to your questions. clayton: people wondering. it was trending. wondering if he was sending a message of distress. >> help me. and john roberts does not miss one single detail. online people not missing this detail. you saw him here yesterday with a story about this anyway. this is samantha bee, comedian calling out someone for their quote, ungoethe quote nazi hair as well. he simply is a cancer survivor, and this guy kyle coddington, boy, people pouring in to donations online.
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>> halfway through president trump's 100 days. >> president trump is putting on the pressure as republicans work to repeal and replace obamacare. >> 17 would be a disaster for obamacare. that's the year it was meant to explode. this is the time we are going to get it done. we are working together. we have some great results. >> the president is a great negotiator and great listener. he has been incredi incredibly open-minded and giving olive branch to many of them. >> conservatives wanted it right away which would be political suicide. trump has made the right call. >> more good news now. the unemployment rate went down one notch from 4.8 to 4.7%. >> a u.s. marine killer unit
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and team o -- artilleryunit and. >> we have the capability to defeat any enemy holding on to territory. united states military and. >> attorney jeff sessions asked for the resignation of the 46 remaining obama u.s. attorneys in order to ensure a, quote, uniform transition. >> with that would be glad to take your questions. >> your spin upside down. >> john roberts always taught me -- ♪ big wheel keep on turning ♪ proud mary keep on burning ♪ rolling ♪ rolling. [bowling pins] ♪ rolling on the river. clayton: rick is not working he is bowling. i haven't seen rick and he suddenly shows up in a bowling alley.
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abby: test out our bowling skills. clayton: white house version of the bowling alley. abby: that's how they are getting things done. secret meetings to figure out healthcare. pete: freedom caucus will be there tuesday. kind of loosens you up. minnesota is cold. we did a good amount of bowling growing. abby: so you are good. pete: i didn't say i was good. clayton: i was hanging out at the bar at the bowling alley. if you missed the 6:00 a.m. get up now starting the 7:00 a.m. hour. abby: two three hours to go still. pete. clayton: wanted to get report card 51 day into the trump presidency. always look at first 100 days. corey, if had you to put a grade out there for first 51 days, what would you say? >> well, first thing i wanted to make sure my flag pin is proper.
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i don't want any backlash like sean spicer. very meticulous to make sure the flag was good to go. this administration has accomplished more things in the first 50 days which are pro keeping the promises which the president outlined in the campaign still the mainstream media doesn't understand why is he doing. this he promised one thing and now illustrating that. look at what they have been able to achieve in the first 50 days and consumer confidence and $3 trillion of money which has been added to the stock market since donald trump has been elected by all accounts from the economic side of things he has to get an a. employment is -- unemployment rate is down to 4.7. over 235,000 new jobs. and if you look at the combined jobs between january and february combined, highest amount of jobs created since 2009, i believe. consumer confidence the highest it has been since 2009. right track-wrong track of the direction of the country first time it's been positive since 2000. things are moving in the right direction. consumer confidence is high. that's because the president is continuing to hold to his promises.
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pete: corey, one place pick up a mulligan do things over at 50-day mark what would be be. >> rolled out a new executive order which was much clearer. it was going to be implemented later this week so there is some more time there. and i think if they would have rolled this one out first it probably would have been better. that said e the president's first and highest priority has been and will always be to protect the citizens of this great country for all enemies both foreign and domestic. that's what this foreign order does. abby: at this very time last saturday we got this tweet from president trump about being wiretapped at trump tower. house intelligence leaders have given the doj a deadline by monday to get some sort of evidence if there was any sort of wiretapping. you were on last night with justice with judge jeanine. clayton: last week. abby: you said you had
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evidence that jeff sessions was listened in to when he was in the senate. let's take a listen to that. >>what we have seen from the previous administration is that they did spend time listening to conversation between then senator jeff sessions and ambassador to russia while he was in his u.s. senate office. if that were to take place, which supposedly did take place, who other conversations did they listen in on? be a what evidence do you have of that? big statement to makes a you said who is to say it hasn't happened with other people? >> take place very concerning to us. what we know is that u.s. intelligence community has been listening to conversations by u.s. citizens. we know that for sure because mime flynn was picked up on a u.s. intercept somewhere. i haven't read the transcript but that is what has been widely reported. there has been a number of reports that the previous administration applied for a warrant under fisa twice once in july or june and then once again in october. are they listening to u.s.
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conversations taking place? if that is the case that's very concerning. because of there is real concerns about that. what we need to do is get to the bottom of this. committees up on the hill should make a full and accurate investigation to determine if the previous administration used any of their resources pejoratively against the incoming administration or individuals there. so if the previous administration were spying on u.s. citizens, we have to have accountability. let's get to the bottom of it. clayton: you brought up mike flynn. let's talk about him for a second. obviously big story this week being paid by the turkish government $500,000 to help the erdogan administration. did anyone in the trump administration or transition team know about him being paid? he even released an opinion piece in the paper at one point on election day, i believe did. anyone in the trump administration or the transition team know about him being paid by the turkish government? >> i can't answer that
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definitively i don't know if he informed somebody or not. i can tell you this, as soon as the president made the determination that mike flynn's credibility was no longer intact because he was not honest with the vice president. he immediately called for his resignation because of the president will not tolerate that from anybody. if he is was not forthcoming with outside relationships. he should have been. mike has gone back and filed the paperwork retroactively for his relationship there. that all should have been disclosed right up front. if that would have been disclosed there would have been a different situation. i can tell you this, if you can't be honest with the president and vice president then have you no position in this administration. pete: corey, you mentioned this investigation earlier. the original origin of the investigation is to find out if there was strange and nefarious collusion between the trump campaign and russians. it's a narrative that the media continues to push continue toes to be no evidence.
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we will play a montage of the media's coverage and get to you react. >> we keep getting new information about troubling ties between the president and his associates and his campaign and russia and increasingly with each new day. >> said there was no indication of collusion between the russians and anyone in the white house. >> we have no evidence yet one way or the other. all. >> all this sort of odd, i have to say tantalizing evidence of some kind of collusion or certain little indication of some kind of collusion. >> do you know of any hard evidence of collusion between what i call trump world and the russians. >> chris, i have no hard evidence of collusion. >> the growing evidence of the trump-russia connection threatens to consume the opening months of donald trump's presidency. pete: corey, as you know the media has gone nuts allegations for wiretapping and surveillance against the then candidate trump. yet, when they look at something like russian collusion. they are obsessing over something that there still
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appears to be no evidence that there was ever any collusion. >> look. there is no evidence. if there was evidence i'm sure by now the mainstream media would have found it and brought it to light. their favorite thing is to go after donald trump the piñata. that's what they want to do. topic of this week go after donald trump and his campaign. they can't get over the fact that the american people have decided that they want fundamental and wholesale change in washington. they are still fighting an election in november. here's the difference. there is no connection between donald trump and the russians in any way, shape, or form. i spent 18 months standing stang next to this individual 18 hours a day. never every ever ever did i see, hear, or intimate donald trump having anything to do with the russians or russian government or anything in between. and i was there never have i had any contact with the russian government. i can't be more clear about this. and the president can't be more clear about this. nothing to see. time for the mainstream media focuses on donald trump is
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keeping campaign promises. replacing and repealing let's get off this false narrative for a change. abby: you gave the president a positive grade 51 days now. what do you grade the team around and people he has appointed to really be the ones in his ear every day everybody him navigate this new role being president. he has never been a politician before. he has also hired a lot of people not been in government before. you have been a little bit critical of that. do you think there needs to be some changes? >> i haven't been critical. what i said is that the president is getting the best advice possible. when i looks at general mattis and secretary kelly and tillerson and cabinet level, i think these people have the very, very best. if you listen to john mccain, someone who has been quick to criticize the president in the past. the team he has put around him at the cabinet level is some of the best he has ever seen on the foreign policy side.
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mcmaster. he best people giving advice to the president. these career politicians who surround themselves with career staff are not what the american people wanted. i above the fact that donald trump brought in kellyanne conway, he steve bannon. jared kushner. people who don't have government experience. time to put a fresh set of eyes on washington, d.c. bring those people in don't have 30 years of encumbrance to put a new way of celebrating in washington. that's exactly what the president sur rowfnedded himself with and i like that allot. pete: certain live what he is attempting to do. corey lewandowski thank you for being here. abby: hjudge james robart says he will not carry over state despite request from several state attorney generals. six states fighting order
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impacts immigration from six middle east countries. the president of syria calling u.s. troops quote invaders while slamming president trump's efforts against isis. president bashar assad complaining that u.s. troops have only conducted a few raids locally and accusing them of operating without government permission it comes as the pentagon is sending 400 additional marines to the war torn country. that brings the total of u.s. troops on the ground there to 900. all right. pete loves this story. it was love at first website. we're used to seeing pamela anderson run along the beach. pete: story i love to hated. abby: spending her nights visiting controversial wikileaks founder julian assange. here she is in london apparently not wearing any of pants as clayton reminded us. the actress admitting in a blog post she hangs out with aevangelical on regular basis sharing meatless meals calling him sexy and misunderstood hero. >> first he steals our secrets
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♪ >> he well, attorney general jeff sessions drains the swamp at the doj by asking the remaining obama era u.s. attorneys to resign. democrats and the liberal press are shocked by the move. isn't this just part of a normal transition. pete: if you read those headlines right there you would think it's something out of the ordinary. here to discuss is "washington times" columnist charlie hurt. it's a purge at doj. what is it really? >> well, first of all, it's a very smart move on the part of attorney general sessions. you know, what we have seen over the past 8 years with obama and eric holder has been one of the most politic sized departments of justice that we have ever seen certainfully modern times. this is something that needed to happen. of course, it would eventually happen anyway because the incoming president can support his own prosecutors. the problem here is that
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democrats in congress have demonstrated that they have absolutely no interest whatsoever in helping the president get replacements confirmed. the other problem is, you know, the vast majority of career prosecutors that we have in this country, career prosecutors are very good people. dedicated hard-working people. we have seen these leaks particularly from doj. careerists in the department that something has to be done with them. all sorts of rules con strange. something has to be done getting the swamp fully drained. clayton: why do you think it's important for the trump administration to remove these obama era attorneys? >> well, because, of course, these are all positions that are presidentially a.ed or nominated and confirmed by the senate. so this is in the prerogative of the president. but in terms of, you know,
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what we saw under eric holder and barack obama in terms of, you know, the black lives matter movement the politicizing race. all of these things not going after illegal immigration. all of these things are vitally important. these are things that president trump ran on. and he has the right, he has the obligation, even to install prosecutors who are going to make the same priorities that he campaigned on. which are a reflection priorities that the american voters want. and that's why this is so vitally important. pete: when you look at the priorities of the president you said this was going to happen at doj facing out these attorneys. what other department and what other place would you like to see him be even more aggressive in draining that swamp if you wave a magic wand? >> oh my goodness. state department. i would start with state department and those early leaked phone calls between president trump and other foreign leaders are a prime example of.
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you have an entire department working very, very hard against this president. the idea of change is like pouring salt on a slug. they cannot come prelend it. they cannot stand it they will do anything to stop the president from, you know, moving the country dry in the direction that he has promised. and, quite frankly, you know, it all reveals, i think, what we have seen the first couple evidence months lehr is just what a behemoth the federal bureaucracy is. it is untameable. and if a guy like donald trump can't tame it then i don't know what president could. pete: thanks a lot. >> thank you. pete: liberal comedian samantha bee under attack after shaming. >> nazi hair, nazi hair. pete: there is more than a few
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even getting that man, kyle coddington joining us now to tell us about this. thank you for being here. i'm so sorry for what you went through. it's horrible. >> thanks for having me. abby: you said it's interesting few days. you said a friend sent a screen shot of this. what was your immediate reaction in that moment? >> at first i thought -- i couldn't really believe it that i was on there. i ske saw it and sent the screen shot to my sister who tweeted it who got all of this started. and, again, i was just surprised because this is a pretty popular hairstyle if you look around. i mean, you see a lot of people who have the sides shaved and longer on the top. it was kind of surprising her making fun of it as a nazi hair cut. abby: you have a whole another story to barack did up with. let people know that haven't been following the story what
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you have been dealing with your stage four cancer. >> on november on election day i was diagnosed with stage 4 glio blastoma. a rare type of brain cancer. i have been dealing with that, again, like i said in november. i went through radiation and chemo treatment. the radiation is what made me lose my hare. >> i decided instead of having random patches. i decided to shave the sides off to keep the top longer to have that new popular hairstyle. abby: kyle, what is your message to samantha b and so many other comedians that think so hilarious and funny so often it is incredibly hurtful and personal? >> really it's just inconsiderate and rude to generalize based on the way people look. liberals run off not justing
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people judging people how they look and act. that's exactly what she did. and to kind of break her narrative, you know, she was making fun of my hairstyle. not just mine, others. at cpac, you know. trying to make fun of the so-called at-right conservatives, you know. to break her narrative. i have been, you know, i have been vocal against the president since day one. i have been part of the never trump movement as i mentioned earlier yesterday. and i'm actually a registered democrat. so, it kind of breaks her narrative and, again, the message is just really it's just inconsiderate and rude. i understand she has the right to say it, but, again, to just throw people together and to mock someone based on their look, it's just inappropriate. abby: yeah, it is certainly inappropriate. have you a go fund me page. have you raised what, $95,000 now.
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i want to wrin bring in kim. she heard your story yesterday on this show. he has now donated $10,000 to your go fund me page. i want to bring her in as well. so good to have you here, kim. just incredible person that you are. give that money to kyle.n a lesn from that he is here now. what do you want to say to him anhim. >> he inspired me. his family are going through the same thing my mom. my mom was diagnosed with liver cancer terminal. we moved her here to saint thomas. when i saw this story, i had to do something. abby: you have seen firsthand the personal toll this has taken on. family around them. kyle, what is your response? >> first off, i want to thank you. i'm speechless. i really just say thank you. i don't know what else to say. and, again, i mean, from one
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family that's going through this to another, i understand how it is. and i'm praying for you and your family. but, again, just thank you. i mean, i'm blown away by it. >> you're welcome. abby: what is your message to samantha bee. comedian who offensive get it so wrong they think they are funny but so hurtful. >> they don't realize the people behind their jokes. they don't know where they are coming from. they don't know what's in their lives and it saddens me. abby: yeah. it really is sad. so nice to have both of you on today kim and kyle. an example of how we should be living our lives. kyle, our thoughts and prayers are with you. we wish you the best of luck. >> thank you. abby: thank you for your donation. go to kyle's go fund me page to keep raising that number up. guys, thank you for being with me. we appreciate it. >> thank you. abby: have it on "fox & friends" website as well. prime minister says everyone
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abby: oh, spicy is coming after you. shot of the morning. big laugh at the white house yesterday as press secretary sean spicer brings out inner comedian. referencing the snl skit portraying him as running over reporters with a motorized podium. look at this. >> don't make me make that podium move. [laughter] >> asking if president trump broke a federal rule tweeting by federal jobs report less than an hour after it came out. also having fun with the flag pin upside down. people thinking he was sending some sort of distress symbol by having the flag upside down. pete: pull the super soaker out.
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abby: i was with him last week behind the scenes. light hearted about it. he chuckled about it he can be self-deprecating as well which have you to be in that world. actually sometimes a compliment when snl mocks you in some way that means you are doing something. clayton: if you are not being knocked you are not doing your job. abby: people negative about you means you are maybe doing something right. i don't know if that's true or not. i tell myself that. pete: you affirm yourself daily by that? abby: every single day. you guys are going to go out bowling? abby: i will get to headlines now. hundreds of college students clashing with police after trashing the beach during a spring break party. the city of miami arresting at least 35 people after shutting the party down. the city needing to hire extra police just to keep et students in line. the crackdown comes after the mayor vowed to keep the beach clean after party goers trashed it last year during
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float topia. there is candidate outraged over skyrocketing immigration. first two months of this year over 2,000 people crossed the u.s. border to seek asylum in the neighboring country. that is more than double a year earlier. canada now demanding answers from the u.s. on how to fix the problem. it's a different tone than what candidates' prime minister justin trudeau tweeted out earlier this year to those fleeing persecution. canadians will welcome you regardless of your faith. diversity is our strength. welcome to canada. apparently not welcome anymore. and the left still trying to take down president trump how? the same way that failed them during the 2016 presidential election through his connections to wall street and political statements. politico posting by political action group they claim his economic policies won't help real americans. this memo also urging politicians to attack the president's personal characte
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character. students forced to apologize for being pate i can dressed in red, white and blue. the opposing team has players from refugee families and they thought it was offensive. student government at valley high force to have had write polling letter. critics are firing back on this one. the school has a history of dressing in red, white and blue in dozens of past games. wow, some of your headlines this morning. i'm going to toss it over to you. head over to the bowling alley. >> talk weather in the meantime. there is a lot going on. including some of the coldest air we have had all season long adoes the northeast breaking records. take a look at the maps. show us what is going on. one thing get ready to change your clocks tonight. good thing we change our clocks clayton's favorite day of the year. daflt saving time begins and that means everybody leefses an hour of sleep tonight. we do gain an hour of sunlight tomorrow afternoon which is great. current demps across the country right now.
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might have been news 11 in caribou, maine 19 in cleveland. feels like 2 degrees in pittsburgh. 3 in buffalo. that's behind one system that moved in. now we're going to watch this next system moving across parts of the south. snow going in today across the mississippi river valley down towards the tennessee valley. we will see accumulating snow tomorrow across parts of the carolinas. get ready for that won't stick around very long this time of year the sun angling is too high so it doesn't last. get ready setting the stage for potentially big storm monday or tuesday into wednesday across parts of the northeast. could be dealing your biggest nor'easter and snow of the year on tuesday. so spring not happening just yet. pete: this week president trump invited g.o.p. lawmakers for pizza and bowling. clayton: purpose of the evening help sway critics of the healthcare overhaul. own lane thanks to go bowling.com.
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frank wilkerson. good so see you. >> good to see you as well. >> encouraged about the love bowling is getting from the white house. >> pretty cool. one of the best things can happen. any time bowling is talked about in the news anywhere it's good for us. >> what is it about bowling that's going to bring lawmakers together. >> no better way to get together than on bowling lanes shooting the breeze and having fun with friends. >> we should mention that the bowling alley was built president truman wanted the bowling alley built and knicks son family was huge bowling pham fanned go down there and blow off steam to play. what are the strategies to get us to be good bowlers? >> i have seen really good things coming out of here. >> form. show us form. >> get that ball right down the lane. >> rick should be showing you what you should be doing. clayton: rick, two strikes in a row. abby: he says is he really good. >> i think you went over the
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line. >> come on. three strikes now, clayton, have you got to step up. you have to hold the form. >> if i wanted to order a bowling lane for my house like the white house i could do that. >> absolutely. >> how does that work? >> manufacturers that will gladly provide one, two bowling lanes. >> what would that run you to put a bowling alley? >> not a clue. >> north to go lie to you and make it up but not a clue. >> see you, clayton. >> no pressure. what's this guy doing flustering me? giant bowling spin scaring me. >> oh. one little. >> oh, clayton, i'm sorry. >> feels like we are going closer. abby: i feel like i shouldn't go. you have had a strike. you have had a strike. and you pretty much did. >> 9 pinner. >> does his hat say make bowling great again?
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>> it does. >> i have got heels on. even if i get half of them down i win. >> i see a strike in your future. >> what do you do with the bowling. this looks just dangerous. i have got to give it to you though real solid. pretty good team. >> you like when people talk about bowling. >> of course. it's one of the best things. >> largest participatory sport in america. >> 67 million people go bowling annually. it's pretty cool. >> we'll make an effort to talk about bowling. >> do you pretty good. clayton: bumpers on the side for the kid? are you pro-bumper? >> no doubt. why why wouldn't you be. can't fail. great learning tool. abby: can it solve our country's problems? that's the question here. >> bowling can. getting together at the bowling league.
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clayton: how are democrats as bowlers. >> not going there. clayton: send us home, rick. >> oh. abby: thanks for being with us. so fun. >> thank you. pete: are government insiders who vogted for hillary clinton leaking top secret details to damage president donald trump. what should happen to the person behind the leaks? james mitchell the man who invented the krier's enhancement program joins us next. abby: we still have huge show ahead, dennis kucinich, geraldo rivera, louie gohmert and joe piscopo stay with us. ♪ where the party is at ♪ this is how we roll ♪ we hanging around ♪ singing everything on the radio ♪ oh oh ♪ we light it up ♪ with our hands up ♪ this is how we rollwe ♪ this is how we do ♪ works in just 3 minutes,
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>> if in fact these documents as alleged are from the cia, whether a can i say is it would represent one the most significant compromises of national security in recent memory. >> how dangerous are these leaks? and what should happen to the leakers when they are caught? here to answer that is the man who developed the cia's enhanced intea interrogation program. thanks for joining us this morning. we have heard a lot about these leaks. as someone who understands the cia and intelligence apparatus how damaging are they and where do you think they're coming from. >> well, it's hard to know where they are coming from. certainly come from somebody who had access to the program there is a limited number of people. most of the times that takes place in a scif. so you should be able to trace who had access. beyond that how damaging they
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are, jeepers, it let's the bad guys know how we monitor them. let's criminal know. the problem with that it doesn't just place military and state department people at risk. it places other people at risk. particularly, if it allows our islamist enemies to go invisible because they develop work-arounds. that's particularly troublesome. pete: are you worried about the culture or climate in our intelligence agencies right now that you have got people inside there seeking to undermine trump and his administration and are doing so through concerted effort to leak information that's classified. >> these guys aren't up against theman and the machine. they are criminals. they are terrorists. it bothers me that we have these people embedded in our system who are working so hard and so diligently to undermine the legitimacy of our government. part of the way treated over the last 8 years or. so where it seems like people were more interested in
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protecting their social networks than they were in protecting national secrets. there's glory to be had among the hacker community for counting stealing stuff from the government. that glory should be taken away. pete: nasa rule changes 8 days before leaving office did. that make us, more susceptible in place by protocols in place. >> of course it did. there is a reason why something is considered classified and come part mejt meantized. the reason is not to keep information from the public for the sake of keeping information from the public. it's to keep information from the public so that our enemies can't get ahold of that and figure out how to work their way around it those procedures should be left in place. one of the things -- let me just interject. this one of the things that khalid sheikh mohammed told me early on in 2005 is that we
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were going to voluntarily set aside those protocols that kept us safe an 9/11. in my mind, this is us doing that. pete: very interesting. what makes you such a fascinating guest is you understand the nature of our enemy and how they want to use bureaucracy and other initiatives against you. thank you for your expertise this morning. >> thank you. pete: coming up. >> we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it. pete: we have to have the next segment so can you find out what's in it. now nancy pelosi wants it the other way around. she thinks we should read the bill before we pass it. yeah, okay. now it's the number one book on amazon.com thanks to our viewers. the author of reasons to vote for democrats joins us live next ♪ i got a blank space baby ♪ and i'll write your name ♪
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pete: welcome back. saw this story first on "fox & friends." the book "reason to vote for democrats" filled with 266 blank pages. abby: unbelievable. thanks to viewers like you "reason to vote for democrats" that book is now number one on amazon. unreal. clayton: the author and correspondent for the daily wire michael knowles. great to see you this morning. welcome back to the show. >> welcome back. i owe a great thank you to the viewers of "fox & friends." clayton: we will take checks. crazy, i think in the realm of gag gifts. you are like in the pet rock level. like celebrity status. >> i have always considered this to be a very scholarly and academic work. i guess some people might be interpreting it that way.
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pete: honestly when did you come up with this idea i'm going to write a book that has nothing in it to make a statement. >> i wish there were a better story to tell. it really just occurred to me on a weekend sitting at my kitchen table. the idea that came to me and i think the reason this has taken off and struck such a chord is that the title says it all. the democratic party isn't offering any reason to vote for them. hillary clinton's campaign was a campaign run against president trump. and if president trump taught us anything, it's that a good sense of humor can do tremendous work in the realm of politics. abby: well, you are self-published as well. did you dry to sell this to anyone? any publishers? were there any takers or was there response like no one is going to buy this book, michael, it's a blank book? >> yeah, believe it or not, all the university presses turned me down. i sort of thought for a fun little effort like this that self-publishing would be just fine and i think amazon self-publishing is very happy
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with the results of this. clayton: i bet so. >> thanks for viewers like "fox & friends." when i went on last week the book was number 6 worldwide. by the time that segment walls over we had reached number one. it really struck a chord, i think. this is an old joke. this has been around in america since the 1880 presidential election actually publishing a blank book about your opponent i like their achievements. right now at this moment i think president obama and hillary clinton have just disseminated that party all they have to offer are shrieking vulgarity at aimless s protests and sort of bizarre and untactics like wearing pussy hats. >> if you are planning on the audio book version of this i would be happy to do it for you. you got your manual. >> we'll be taking auditions very shortly.
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pete: i want to thank you for your chapter on crime. that was fantastic. abby: there is some writing in the blibbographer, michael. >> this is the real scholarship. i think if you read the books listed in the biography. a lot rules for radicals by so he linskey. clayton: you quote rob blog blagojevich. in the bibliography. >> once you read 75 books as i did on the democratic party. probably you realize the best strategy is to leave everything blank. abby: michael knowles after today i think it's going to stay number one for a while. pete: good man. ainsley: reason to like democrats. thanks, michael. >> thanks for having me. abby: one long time democrat is defending the president's wiretapping claims because it happened to him. former congressman dennis kucinich here with his story of being spied on. that's just ahead. pete: plus, geraldo rivera, texas congressman louie gohmert and joe piscopo all
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incredibly open-minded and giving olive branch to many of them. concerned one right away political suicide. trump has made the right call. >> more good news now. the unemployment rate went down. one notch from 4.8 to 4.7%. >> attorney general jeff sessions asked for the resignation of the 46
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remaining obama appointed u.s. attorneys in order to ensure a, quote, uniformed transition. >> it is the will of the president to make this decision. what is everybody upset about? this is what happens every four years or every time there is a change in administration. so cry me a river. >> with that, i'm glad to take your questions. >> john roberts always helps me with fashion. ♪ ♪ pete: a shot of the white house this morning probably warmer there than here. abby: it looks beautiful. pretty frigid along the northeast this morning. clayton: rick is hanging out with the marine toad. abby: you lookalike. kind of resemblance going on there. clayton: reptiles coming up on the show this morning.
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public service announcement and how to do this. i do this every six months or. so but it's daylight saving time this weekend. abby: it's a bad one, too. it's the bad one. clayton: don't be one of the people that adds an s to it. it's daylight saving. president trump if you are watching right now, i'm begging you, get rid of daylight saving time. it's worthless it throws off kids' sleep. we don't need it anymore. pete: it's a big problem. clayton: if i were going to run for president i wouldn't talk about immigration it would just be daylight saving time. abby: i like it when it gets darker in the winter time and lighter in the summer. although ask me tomorrow morning when i'm waking up an hour early. clayton: lose an hour of sleep. where do you come down on the daylight saving time debate and president trump, i'm begging you, get rid of it. pete: it's a regulation he could get rid it. clayton: he could do it with a pen. sitting back reading the newspaper.
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abby: they are busy. there is a lot going on in d.c. as well. attorney general jeff sessions is draining the swamp with the doj kicking out all of them across the country. this is something that has been done in the past. this is a statement from the doj spokesperson. she says as was the case in prior transitions many of the united states attorneys nominated by the previous administration already have left the department of justice. the attorney general has now asked the remaining 46 presidentially appointed u.s. attorneys to tender their resignations in order to ensure a uniformed transfer. pete: 93 or 94 i will attorneys who work attorney general. nominated by the president. political appoint years. as what happens with new presidential: there were 46 left. divided to get rid of them. clayton: media's reaction. bloodletting. attorneys general always left.
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and even dianne feinstein. senator feinstein saying this yesterday in a statement from her office. i'm surprised to hear that president trump and attorney general sessions have abruptly fired all 46 remaining u.s. attorneys. i'm very concerned about the effect of this sudden and unexpected decision on federal law enforcement. we had charles hurt on the show earlier this morning. he said, look, this is norm 3458. these are obama era appointees who. abby: have different priorities. clayton: different ideological priorities from the president. abby: what would democrats do if they were in power? clayton: janet reno did the same thing. abby: jeff sessions was kicked out by then president clinton. pete: headlines from the left stream media from cnn an mounts over handling of u.s. attorney fires. the failing "new york times" says trump abruptly orders 46 obama-era prosecutors to resign. you read deep in the article in the "new york times." it says in paragraph 46 or whatever it's not unusual for a new president to replace
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united states attorneys appointed by a predecessor. clayton: buried the lead. pete: pete headline looks like out of control. what do they want to do? enforce immigration law. right? this last administration didn't do any of that you can't have the same attorneys prosecuting that had different priorities and just changing on a switch. abby: they want to bring more law and order back in this country. divomps experience this too by the way state level. when you go in, there is a transition of power and you bring your own people in as we keep aing with your own agenda and priorities. he said this should not be a surprise to anybody. listen. >> look. nobody holds over all the old political appointees because they probably are going to sabotage their operation. it is the will of the president to make this decision. all of these people, they knew darn well when they took the job they were political appointees and they served at the pleasure of the president. quite frankly donald trump kept them a lot longer than obama did, bush did, clinton
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did. what is everybody upset about? this is what happens every four years or every time there is a change in administration. so cry me a river. i've watched this news coverage and these anchors are going crazy like oh my gosh, it's a slaughter house out there. no, it is the orderly transition of power. pete: he used the key word sabotage. that's what we have seen across departments. that's wheel see like in the state department, education department. va. places where have you got to have your people. abby: so you don't get these leaks either, clayton. it's been huge problem. clayton: governor enjoyed naunce pelosi you recall back in 2010 when nancy pelosi said we had to pass the healthcare bill in order to see what's in it. watch. >> we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it. clayton: don't read it first. i know it's 2,000 pages so don't read it now with the republican plan for healthcare overhaul of obamacare.
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she had this statement to read yesterday that she released. the american people and members have a right to know the full impact of this legislation before any vote in committee or by the whole house. so now she is saying we should start reading these bills. pete: do you think they ever realize the irony of their statements? honestly? 2,000 page bill that the democrats rammed down america's throat on a short time line and said you don't need to read it we will tell you what's in it when you pass it 200 page bill that's trying to repeal and replace that republicans have put it out there. out for public discussion. they are saying no, no, no, no. got to have time to read it seriously. abby: they sometimes feel like the american people are stupid and don't remember. pete: sometimes? abby: that comment by her and watching of this all play out should be a wake-up call how to handle healthcare. this is theirs to deal with it's probably the most complicated, most personal thing for any american. we all deal with this. they have got to get this one right. the biggest problem with obamacare is that it was shoved down people's throats, passed down partisan lines.
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and in order to get this right, have you got toe have not only republicans on board but you have got to have democrats on board as well. it has to be a combination of voices and thinkers to get it right. pete: you will get some voices but i don't know that they will get any democratic votes. the mantra of the left right now is resist. resist donald trump no matter. what they will probably get none. abby: have you people like senator joe manchin and more moderate senators? states where they need to win races that were won by president trump this last time. they will have to be smart and strategic about where they fall on obamacare. clayton: let's talk about nate silver. maybe a lot of you don't noe that name. but he has been a darling of the left. in 2012 he ache accurate li predicted he is a pollster. accurately predicted the election. got every race in the country correct except like one in north dakota. abby: he was working for the "new york times." clayton: he quote his blog after that he got a lot of stuff wrong as did a lot of people during this last election. is he actually -- he wrote an
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interesting piece where is he pointing out where the left is. and he has some really interesting. abby: a little bit of self-reflection. i have read it yesterday and found it so refreshing. going from the mainstream media. pete: postmortem. >> aren't very diverse group and place opinions in experts and other members of the establishment. once a view is established it tends to reinforce itself until and unless there is very compelling evidence for a contrary position. social media, especially twitter can amplify the group think further it can be an echo chamber. so spot on though. the mainstream media are always together. you can say cover these events. they all travel together. and they like to agree with each other. and say oh, yeah. that's all right. i agree with that clarify clay what he talks about too, the idea of the coast and coastal elite from flyover country which is where the democratic party went so wrong during this last election.
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what does he talk about in his book, guns, god, and grits. grave, whatever. and basically saying that this is -- that's the part of the country that the liberals lost. pete: how can you cover it properly when you are never in it, of it, and don't understand it at all. instead you dismiss it in the piece it talks about how there was almost a near consensus and the failing "new york times" did it the entire election. almost a forgone conclusion hillary clinton was going to win but how much she would win by. ignoring underswelling of people going through. he acknowledges it in the piece. i don't know how or when that percolates in the mainstream media. >> abby: like he said they are all hanging out with each other. we have been out there and talked to the american people throughout this past year. i have seen and i know you guys have as well such a disconnect from what the american people are telling us and what they are hearing from the mainstream media i think it would be help healthy for people in the media to get out
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of that bubble and talk to the people what are they concerned about? what are the issues they are concerned about. they would be better after the their jobs if they did that. clayton: colbert actually sized the press. you are not going to be friends with president trump. that's fine go. out of and there and doing your job. journalism. it's a knives idea. wife don't you go do journalism. pete: do a story about that guy in middle america that now has a job because didn't get sent over to mexico or china because of policy. cover that the real ramification of policies. they do that for obama in the early part of hills devil rays. all those glowing stories human interest stories about how their lives have been changed. all negative and dark, of course, they want to portray trump negatively. there is going to be good news stories out of there. let's see if they ever cover them. clayton: write a great piece about donald trump getting rid of daylight saving time. abby: we will see what happens. new federal judge lost donald ds
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according to ali he was pulled aside and questioned about his name and place of birth. according to airport security he hassled the agents who asked for a passport or drivers license. claiming that he only had an illinois state i.d. after causing that scene, ali suddenly remembered that he had his passport all along and agreed to hand it over. he then caused further delays by refusing to remove his jewelry before going through the metal detector. after creating that headache for airport security and his fellow passengers. ali jr. stumbled on disgraced dnc chair woman debbie wasserman schultz who by pure
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coincidence happened to be on his same flight. she tweeted this photo claiming ali jr. was detained by dhs whether any of this qualified being detained is up to you. of course we report, you decide. clayton: still ahead long time democrat rebel wiretapping claims because it happened to him. congressman dennis kucinich shared his story being spied on. that's next. pete: say farewell, clayton to the father-daughter dance. from now on it will be known as the family dance. should dads have to take their sons? should i have to take my sons to make sure everyone feels included? your comments are pouring in and we cannot wait to read them. abby: keep them coming and the pictures ♪ this woman is my destiny ♪ she said whoo, whoo ♪ shut up and dance with me ♪ oh! is this one of your motorcycling friends?
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♪ ♪ clayton: welcome back, a democratic leader is one the last people you would expect to come to president trump's defense offer wiretapping claims. pete: dennis kucinich says it happened to him in a foxnews.com op-ed he says can i vouch that extra psychiatric larr surveillance does occur regardless of whether it was officially approved. i was wiretapped in 2011 after taking a phone call in my congressional office from a foreign leader. joining us now is dennis kucinich. for those that haven't read your opinion piece briefly. what did happen to you in 2011. >> i was on a phone call with a foreign leader from libya. the general council of the house had basically approved the call and said you can talk to him that's your right as a congressman. i found out two years after i left office that call was, in fact, tapped, that it was
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intercepted, that some intel agency had, for whatever reason, had the whole call. "the washington times" played it back for them in a restaurant in washington, d.c. and they wrote a story about it. clay delay is remarkable that members of congress are being surveilled by the intelligence community. who gives the authorization for that. if it doesn't come from the president? does it come from a court? i know you have put in freedom of information act requests and have you still been waiting on this for five years. >> some of the intel agencies have not responded to requests that i made before i left congress. the fact of the matter is, that if a member of congress can have a phone call intercepted, there is no one safe. that it is plausible that a presidential candidate could have had his phone, in effect, tapped by an intel agency. pete: um-huh. >> the larger question is what about the rights of americans to privacy? we have five different
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constitutional amendments that are supposed to protect our right to privacy. and now we learn from wikileaks that, you know, things like an iphone can be used to you get somebody's conversations, use televisions. what's going on? the government is out of control on this surveillance stuff. pete: congressman, presumably what happened was they felt like they were surveying this libyan leader. is he on the phone with you. recording this conversation. by law they are supposed to ignore what you are saying and surveying on him. you said this was kept and later could have been used. presumably, plausible with trump tower they are surveying foreign leaders that may be talking to someone at trump tower. they are capturing it. but now they are releasing the transcript or portions of it to the media. so there is multiple way ways in which this is certainly or could be a situation where people around or in trump tower were wiretapped. >> well, if you look at the foreign intelligence surveillance act, they're north supposed to be going after u.s. citizens. they certainly don't have the right to go after members of congress because of separation
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of powers. and so what's happening there is a misuse of intelligence. and then when it turns up in the media, are you kidding me? pete: that's a crime. >> it is a violation of every rule and law that's out there with respect to the handling of intelligence. this leaking is destructive to our government and it's also undermining the privacy rights and the american people have a right to be really upset about the way this whole thing has been handled. clayton: we only have 30 seconds left but the idea that president obama had ordered this. i mean it happened to you in 2011, therefore, it would have been the same thing that president obama would have ordered you being surveilled. do you buy that argument? >> i don't know that president obama could have been personally involved. you know, there are so many people net government now who have the ability under the patriot act to be able to grab information that they should note be entitled to. so, i can't say that president obama did it. but, you know, someone did. and they use the power of the united states and abuse the power of the united states and that's got to stop. pete: congressman dennis kucinich thank you for sharing
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your story and speaking out on this. we appreciate it. clayton: thanks, congressman. is he a liberal anti-bullying advocate but you couldn't know it based on what dan savage just said about the first lady. >> i [bleep] melania trump. is as ugly as on the inside as she is pretty on the outside. if you have moderate to severe psoriasis, you can embrace the chance of completely clear skin with taltz. taltz is proven to give you a chance at completely clear skin. with taltz, up to 90% of patients had a significant improvement of their psoriasis plaques. in fact, 4 out of 10 even achieved completely clear skin. do not use if you are allergic to taltz. before starting you should be checked for tuberculosis. taltz may increase your risk of infections and lower your ability to fight them. tell your doctor if you are being treated for an infection or have symptoms.
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♪ ♪ pete: welcome back. quick headlines for you. this morning vice president mike pence is heading to louisville, kentucky to get input on small business owners on what they want to say in the american healthcare act. he has already made similar trips to ohio and wisconsin earlier this month. in the northeast still dealing with winter weather. believe it or not, spring is around the corner. daylight saving time starts tomorrow morning at 2:00 a.m. i know the president is watching right now. i'm going to implore you. i'm leading a crusade please
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end daylight saving time. it's worthless. so you will need to set your clock ahead one hour. also get more sunlight in the coming months. we want your emails. we are leading a crusade friends@foxnews.com. please send them to me. twitter @ clayton morris. we. abby: on his tombstone. this is what he wants to be remembered for. liberal anti-bullying advocate. you would never know it from what dan savage said in his podcast this week. take a listen to this. >> i [bleep] hate melania trump there are some folks on the left who not only don't hate her they view her as some sort of sympathetic figure. of the pretty princess in the tower locked up by the orange owe gear with a bad comb over. a princess blinking out distress signals during swearing in he ceremonies and inaugural balls. melania trump is as ugly on the inside as she is pretty on the outside. is this fair game insulting
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the first lady. richard fowler and tammy bruce radio talk show host. morning contributor. thank you for being here. >> good morning, abby. abby: watching that back make me angry. that is horrible and that is hurtful. that is just terrible. >> no. it absolutely is. i think dan's language, mr. savage's language is wrong despicable and nasty. this is part of the problem. we have seen this before. we saw this in the last white house people also criticized michelle obama's looks. abby: people have criticized her and said she was dumb but not though that nature. >> depicted her as animal or gorilla. bad whether it's melania or michelle or laura bush when she was first lady. the job of the first lady is to be the pageantry and cultural. the idea of the first lady was crated by dolly madison. they were supposed to bring the country together. i have think attacking her in
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the way that they did is wrong. i would argue probably bullying. abby: absolutely bullying. tammy, what makes feel think that this is okay? >> well, look. this is the interesting point. have you anti-bullying activist who is a bully himself. abby: little hypocritical. >> he also wrote that it wasn't a stream of consciousness. can you get passionate about something and go too far. he clearly had written that for us and, look, if the first lady gets political and places herself in the political arena, then i think we need to give her the credit and be able to say what we want to say politically from that regard. but this was deeply personal. and it also, frankly, seemed rooted in some jealousy. but one of my contentions is that because so much is said about donald trump, the fact that ivanka and the first lady are reflective of a kind of decency and really liked and do such a great job, that in order to have the narrative about donald trump better way.
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they have got to dehumanize the women around him. after this international women's day, we have really got to start treating women as individuals. give them the respect they deserve. ivanka and mrs. trump are very different individuals. perhaps even friends to the liberal community and the conservative community as independent women. and i think that they're missing that in a great way. abby: you oftentimes in society today, people think that, you know, folks that are untouchable, they are not affected by comments that are made, that they never actually see them. i have can tell from you my personal experience and my dad was governor of utah there was a blog post made about my mom. and it broke brock my heart because she spent days really upset about this. it hit her personally, richard. i don't care what your politics are we should all be concerned about language like this. is this a thyme when both parties could come together and stand by melania trump and say we should not stand by this language? >> i think you are absolutely, abby. anybody who puts this out in
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term life whether it's me you or tammy people who disagree with me in policy. that's fine, attack us on policy. but to attack character. to call us names. to you will cat first lady names no matter who is the president is unacceptable. if you want to take on donald trump, and have you a problem with his policies like i do then let's have an argument about that. but to attack the first lady, whether it be mitchel be michelr melania trump is wrong. >> her approval ratings have skyrocketed. this is a woman clearly shocked wet environment she had faced la early on and pledged in that miami rally i'm going to be myself no matter what the critics say as brol model she is excellent role model in that position as is ivanka trump. these are things for all of us, no matter what our politics, we can see the women for the girls in our lives and say this is about power and about decency. and that's what we embrace as opposed to what mr. savage did
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which did get him some attention but not good attention. abby: get attention for what north to do. >> thanks. abby: thanks for being here. i'm glad we can agree for common decency here. have a good saturday. >> have a good one. abby: spy squad just revealed best buy geek squad. say farewell to the father/daughter dance. from now on family dance. should dads have to take their sons to make sure everyone else feels included? your meant and pictures are pouring in on this one. afternoon we are about to get wild. we have got some of the most exotic reptiles in the world right here in our -- oh my gosh. no, no, no. i'm out of here e i'm out of here. here. ♪ there's no place like home.
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♪ yo you are the sunshine of my life ♪ yeah ♪ that's why i'll as you stay around. clayton: i have been on a mission. pete: kind of like a juwaad. ains. abby: you are passionate guy. clayton: i want to end daylight saving time. it is worthless. why don't need it film. even tammy bruce was talking about there is more heart attacks.
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car accidents as a result of this. people die. daylight saving time kills people. abby: i'm on the other side of this. i like the change in sunlight. i like the winter time when it's darker and summertime when it's lighter. pete: i'm with clayton i don't care about it i want to know what you guys think. i love trump and fox news but i love daylight savings even more. it's a ray of sunshine that i look forward to throughout the depressing cold winter months. like trump at the end of obama. think of it that way, clayton, well played. clayton: i for one love daylight saving time. i love having dinner before dark. please tell the young man on the show to one hour earlier. abby: there you go. pete: that guy. that guy. abby: there he is. clayton: join me in my crusade. i'm getting people all excited about it. pete: i'm with you. abby: there is literally an alligator to the side of the camera. it is walking this way.
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it's the creepiest thing. we will get to that in a minute. [nature sounds] abby: look at that thing. amazing. pete: whispering to him. abby: i do want to get to other headlines and meet you over there with these reptiles. starting with this one. best buy geek squad allegedly conspiring with the fbi to illegally spy on customers. newly unsealed court documents suggest that employees were trained how to snoop through customers' computers without a warrant or probable cause. the coming to flight child pornography case where content was found by a geek squad technician who reported it to the feds. a dreamer arrested by ice just hours after publicly boasting about her illegal status has now been released. >> today my father and brother await deportation while i continue to fight this battle as a dreamer. to help contribute to this country, which i feel is very much my country. he.
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abby: daniell vargas. dreamer status expired in november but she later applied to have it renewed. continued tradition fathers and daughters have cherished for decades. one california school is remaiming the annual father daughter dance calling it the family dance in a move to make the event quote more exclusive. officials in sacramento say it's supposed to be a teaching moment. the principal told daniel la cord however your parents want to define their family whoever they want to bring with them they are able to do that your viewer comments are pouring in this morning. troif writes this my beautiful daughter at our first father and daughter dance. i knew the left would find a way to ruin joy and happiness once again. it was just a matter time. shame. this is from michael emailing this is a picture of my little girl and i at this year's father-daughter dance. we have been to the last two years together and have loved it. i love that photo. so adocialg. pete: love it. abby: how is the crocodile doing guys?
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>> great. [laughter] pete: taking a walk on the wild side michael and joan gallagher are owners of reptile shows. some the reptiles appearing in this weekend's pet show. >> welcome back. >> great to see you guys. we love it. >> favorite weekends of the year. >> we love. this he he he. clayton: i asked you michael a moment ago he won't just bite your arm. >> is he an alligator but is he used to human contact. so he is very calm animal. is he not going to come after me in that manner. >> we hope not. it is good tv. people have these big fears of reptiles and things like that. unfounded fear. because animals like this do a lot of good for our environment. in the environment in the southern united states. if you don't want to do what i'm doing with it.
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pete: they are not domesticated. >> not domesticated animal either. for this purpose is he a very good educational teaching animal for what we do. and his species. rick: we want to go through other animals. >> clayton. i'm going to have you stand. >> see you later, fred. >> have you stand over here. you tell me where to go. animals all around here. >> he is the -- oh my gosh. >> the alligator snapping turtle. you got him? >> oh my god, look out. [scream] >> this is alligator be a tour from the united states, this is the -- he is an awesome animal. if you look inside his face there right inside his mouth there is a little red apen damage in there. what they do when they are underneath the water in the southern united states and come from the panhandle of
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florida all the way up to texas all the way up to the mississippi delta and up in missouri and place like that. that's a lure, basically. we have found al garrett snapping turtles with bumps in their shells and scientists have dug into them and found musket balls. arrow heads. >> they are that old. >> they can live an old, old time. >> feels like a tree trunk. >> these can be nasty animals. i had recuring dream as a child. snapping turtles. >> have you got to see this. >> neck. no chance. >> this is a common boa constrictor. we don't really consider it a red tail or mixture of all of those animals. this is a common -- her name is delilah. all the animals using in our programming, we don't buy animals. all these animals came from law enforcement situations or unwanted pets or we actually captured them from somebody
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touch dumping them or something like that. clayton: i notice rick's face turning red.te you first and then wrap. clayton keeps backing up. but snakes cannot eat people. abby: i have a new found appreciation for rick. >> native from south america. can you pet lenny. she is a sweetheart. >> abby: oh, it's a woman. >> one of the largest lizards in central and south america. she again is an abused animal that came reptile rain forest shows and now ambassador for her species and educates the world about these awesome animals. >> clayton: look at little eyes. sleeping. >> again another central and south american animal. >> got him up at 5:00 this morning so he was like hey, hey, hey. >> some of our best guest he is sleep through the show.
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>> wee will be at the long island pet expo this weekend 10 to 7 today. 10 to 5 tomorrow. then we are going back to boston. rain forest reptile shows is on facebook. >> rain file reptile show.com shameless plug. soa sanctuary. rick: do you important work teaching people about conservation. >> >> teaching people about the world. awesome to be here. thanks for having us on "fox & friends." we love to come here. clayton: go to sleep. coming up on the show. should president trump continue to purge obama leftovers? you will want to hear what geraldo rivera has to say about this. is he here at the top of the hour. pete: plus new signs of economic trump bump. will the he left give the president any credit for it? we will hear more about that next. ♪ all your kids running around ♪ i can hear their stomachs growl ♪ there's a full moon out
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♪ clayton: more signs there is a trump bump happening with the economy. 235,000 jobs created in february. that's up from 227,000 added that were back in january. and the unemployment rate is now 4.7%. that's down from 4.8% in january. peter morici is economics professor at the university of maryland joins me to talk about some other positive signs. peter, great to be with yo see s always. >> great to be with you. clayton: labor participation rate what does it tell you. >> what it tells me improving job market.
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people on the bench will get back in the game. aall along the trump said the unemployment rate was phoney. partially right. men not looking after kids or anything sitting on the bench. not looking for a job and not employed. now some of them are coming back. that's good. clayton: that's good. also, the manufacturing sector and construction. i mean, we haven't seen this large of an increase in a while. i think 28,000 jobs added in the manufacturing sector. what does that tell you? >> well, part of all this automation doesn't mean necessarily fewer jobs in america. it means a bigger manufacturing base, better able to compete. after all, we really are pioneers of things like automation, 3-d printers and so forth. we let that get away from us in the 80's. now we are out in front again. that's a good thing. starting to use those things in a variety of ways that permits to us create jobs in those sectors. now, the president with his tax program, would do a lot to facilitate that if we can get it through congress.
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what congressman brady wants to do with the corporate tax, really makes a lot of sense in that regard. clayton: now you said would and could do because we don't have that tax plan through yet. >> right. clayton: politicians love to take credit for everything, right? they love to point the finger and blame others for these problems in the past. can we say that there is an actual trump bump and that president trump deserves some credit here or is it outside of his -- it's outside of his realm of handling it. >> fair and balanced, they both deserve some credit. the economic environment is improving, so some of this is obama. trump was only president three weeks when this date can a was collected. still, since his election, there has been a new confidence in the country that things are going to get done. that the environment that the congress department. the labor department. treasury department. >> the irs is not going to be antibusiness but pro-business. that's creating. i talked to many ceos, they are more willing to invest in america.
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so some of this is him, too. clayton: what about the tax plan? will we see a big drop in the corporate tax rate? >> yes. the question is how do we pay for it? the border tax adjustment seems to, you know, get wal-mart all upset. it wouldn't affect their competitiveness because their competitors would be paying as well. it wouldn't raise prices 20%. it would be far less. it's what our competitors do. the europeans do it. the chinese do it. the japanese do it. what we are doing is basically turning the corporate tax into a value added tax. i know that's a dirty word among conservatives but in actuality, it is great conservative policy because it leaves businesses alone to make sound choices on their own. clayton: peter morici diving into the details as always. thanks, pete. >> take care. clayton: lowe gohmert joe piscopo all here live. one university is creating the ultimate safe space to promote
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nap-ins to promote dreams of diversity. one says her generation needs to wake up. she joins us live next ♪ dream weaver ♪ i believe you can get me through the night ♪ich is [snoring] not supposed to do. you seal it and send it back and then you wait for your results. it's that simple. ♪ she'll unease you ♪ all the better just to please you ♪ ♪ she's precocious, and she knows just ♪ ♪ what it takes to make a pro blush ♪
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♪ ♪ pete: just when you thought college campuses could not get more out of touch. southern illinois university delivers. students will have nap-ins in the library. be a this three-week project will give students the space they need to express their dreams for the future. interactive art provides public space for honest and open dialogue which hopes foster imaginative hope for
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students concerned about diversity. pete: someone actually wrote that. clayton: not all students are on board. a junior at southern illinois university and i will correspondent for exufs reform she said these students need to wake up. she joins us now. good to see you this morning. abby: hey, samantha. >> thanks for having me. clayton: we read that statement. i don't know whether a we understand what it says. what does that even mean. >> the weu78's resource center is is re leasing nap-in event encouraging students to come do not library and take a two hour nap and diversity. art project out of it embarrassing. college students are adults and expected to grow in college. clayton: paying for that. >> this is the type of childish behavior we see all the time with campus reform and the leadership instituted. and they really need to get a reality check. abby: here is a look at our future. there that is the next generation coming up napping away their dreams.
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figuring out how to solve the problem. pete: usually 2:00 a.m. because in there studying so late. nap, dream about diversity and write their dream on the dream wall and utopia breaks out? >> supposedly. i don't know how they understand that taking a nap is going to form any sort of results. you know. if they want the next martin luther king or susan b. anthony come out of our generation they have to wake up and get a reality check. realize that's not how you make a change. when i want to apply to to grad school or get a job, i'm not just going to take a nap and hope it happens. i'm going to go out there and work for it. abby: that's a great point. spot on, samantha. how what do they tell you about why this would be helpful. i'm curious because i don't understand it i really don't. >> frankly i don't either and i think most of the student body doesn't as well. everyone i have talked to just seems confused, you know. our school is facing a budget crisis. and they think that this is
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something that is a priority when really what kind of result are you going to get out of this. only one you are going to get to show up there, you are not going to change their mind by taking a nap. he. clayton: show up holding your lovie in a blanket. pete: i went there and napped and dreamed and wrote my dream of killing isis on the dream wall would they let that be put up there. >> i honestly don't know. probably not. they would probably remove that. clayton: what kind of dreams do you have, anyway? abby: i wouldn't want to be in your mind, pete. pete: thank you very much, we appreciate it. >> thank you for having me. pete: you got it call it love at first website. pamela anderson says she can't get enough of the sexy julian assange. how did he nab the -- what was that bay watch babe. abby: the beach woman. pete: we will ask joe piscopo next hour.
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>> halfway through president trump's first 100 days. >> president trump is putting on the pressure as republicans work to repeal and replace obamacare. >> 17 would be a disaster for obamacare. that's the year it was meant to explode. this is the time we do get it done. we're working together. we have some great results. >> the president is a great negotiator and great listener. he has been incredibly open minded and giving an olive branch to many of them. >> it would be political suicide. trump has made the right calls. >> what's going on? the government's out of control on this surveillance stuff. >> these guys aren't heroes, you know, they're not up against the man and the machine. they're criminals.
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>> attorney general jeff sessions asked for the resignation of the 46 remaining obama-appointed u.s. attorneys in order to ensure a quote uniform transition. >> it is the will of the president to make this decision. what is everybody upset about? this is what happens every four years or every time there's a change in a administration. so cry me a river. >> and with that, i would be glad to take questions. >> john roberts is always helping me with fashion tips. . >> so we're having a fox and friends bowling party this morning because that's how we do things here. >> i was wondering how i was having a response for beer because we're have a bowing ally. >> at the white house to have meetings with congress in order to nail down the health care law, which is what
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they're on. geraldo rivera joins us. you're here on a interesting weekend when we lose an hour of sleep because of daylight saving time. i'm on a crusade to end it. i want the president if he's watching to end it. dread spring forward loss of an hour. please stop messing with my biological clock. and jane writes you ask the president to stop daylight saving time, when you said you want to keep it because we want the more hours. abby: it's day like savings. it says clayton, there should be a program for slow dst adapters you could advance your clock five minutes each time over two weeks time. consider two easy payments to one free hour in november. neil: all right. i like that idea. geraldo, where do you come in on this?
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>> daylight savings is the agriculturally pegged reason for it. as a city boy, i don't have any practical reasons for daylight savings, but i have to say symbolic it feels good because it's a harbinger that spring is right around the corner. from the time you put the clock back to the day starts getting shorter again is my my favorite time of year, so i look at it from a positive. >> we just got one from a farmer. what does the e-mail say? i get up at the same time, and it doesn't matter. abby: well, you picked the right day to join us because tomorrow it's going to be an hour early. later yesterday evening, attorney general draining the swamp saying that -- asking the remaining 46 members around the country of doj to
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put in their resignation. you've got members of the left saying this is terrible, even the media saying that. this is something, though, that has been done many, many times before. this is basically coming in, starting a new, clean, fresh administration with your priorities, your agenda. what is your take on this? >> well, i was kind of stunned by it, but i have to say i had some inside information. my voice is kind of muddled today it's because i was out last night with sean hannity and bowe daedal. but i believe sean hannity has become the second most 9-1-1 person when it comes to our political life. he talks to the president every day. sean on thursday night went on a absolute rant about the u.s. attorneys and how they and others in the deep state and the, you know, in the permanent government have been undermining president trump and leaking information and perhaps not working 100% behind the president's agenda.
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sean was very, very firm on that, and i believe the president heeded his call. i do not believe this is something they've been pondering for a long time. i thought, for example, that the u.s. attorney for the southern district a person who has had a tremendous impact in terms of going after public corruption here. took down the republicans, state senator, ahead of the state senate, he took down sheldon, the democrat, head of the new york state assembly. he had focused on mayor de blasio who was up for reelection here, calling him big bird, for possible campaign violations, so i'm shocked and had a meeting at trump tower in which announced that trump had asked him to stay. clayton: you say you're stunned. but, first of all, they serve at the pleasure of the president, and this is standard practice. other administrations have gotten rid of all the u.s.
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attorneys to a clean slate so they can emphasize as abby said their own priority. so why are you stunned? >> because i explained -- it's probably the highest profile of the u.s. attorneys. and when he announced that he met with trump and he met with attorney general sessions and there was an understanding that he would stay on to continue these public corruption cases, that's why my guard was down. but you're absolutely right. this is not that extraordinary. clinton did it in '93. george w. bush was investigated for doing it midterm under somewhat murkier circumstances. but you have a situation if you strip it down. now, what is the president worried about? he's worried about the loyalty the government and whether they're -- clayton: with all the leaks and everything? >> dude, i'm totally with you. sold his virtue as a prosecutor, i also have to point out is a democrat who was the counsel for senator chuck schumer, the head of the democrats in the united states
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senate. chuck schumer became the enemy of donald trump. so here's chuck schumer's right hand man is now the u.s. attorney in the southern district, so you could certainly see why the president upon pondering whether to keep him would say wait a second. this dude is with the bad guys. why am i keeping him in my house? clayton: well, i want to get your take of what are has going on with the russian hacking scandal and the intelligence community saying we have nothing to do here. we had cory lewandowski on the show earlier this morning, we'll play both of these and get your response. watch. >> we keep getting new information about troubling ties between the president and his associates and his campaign and russia. >> just said that there are no early indications of collusion between the russians and anyone in the white house. >> well, we have no evidence yet at all one way or the other. i guess to say tantalizing
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evidence of some kind of collusion. >> do you know of any hard evidence of collusion between what i call trump world and the russians? >> chris, i have no hard evidence of collusion. >> the growing evidence of the trump russia connection threatens to consume the opening months of donald trump's presidency. >> if there was evidence, i'm sure the mainstream media would have found it and brought it to light. look, their favorite thing is to go after donald trump the piñata. i spent 18 months standing next to this individual 18 hours a day. never, ever, ever did i see or hear donald trump talk with the russians. never have i had any contact with the russian government. the president has been very clear about this. there's nothing here to say to see. so i think it's important for the mainstream media to focus on his campaign promise. which is repealing and replace obamacare. bringing jobs back to the
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country, let's get off of this false narrative. >> false narrative? >> believe me, i have looked. i have not found any substantive evidence of collusion between the trump campaign or trump administration. there is zero evidence of collusion, just as i believe there is zero evidence of wiretapping in trump tower. abby: yeah, but there's been the media talking about the fact that there might be collusion going on and even jobs happening in this country. why is there such a focus on this when no one, even democrats can find anything there? >> you're exactly right, abby. that's exactly the point i'm trying to make and yet there are has been this tantalizing flirtation, first of all, between vladimir putin and donald trump. they kind of, you know, man love kind of. >> man crush. >> a man crush.
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and mercilessly. they also had the fact that trump announced that he loves wikileaks during the campaign. you had russia being proven now to be the engineer of the leaking. abby: that's not colluding with the russians. >> it definitely doesn't. i'm just saying the speculation is not just totally baseless. it's just no evidence of collusion. abby: i think they're doing a disservice to the american people. >> i think they're easing off on it. >> do you really or do you think they're going to keep -- they're trying to tear him down, aren't they? >> very well may be. but i'm not going to continue to flog a horse with the second question you ask the investigator is always the same. where is your proof? where's the beef? and how many times can chris matthews or someone else say, well, we haven't gotten to that yet. maybe next time i look or the next rug i pick up or the next
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room i look into. but there definitely has been a tantalizing hint of it. but, again, zero evidence on whether the media is doing a service or disservice. abby: it's an easy headline. you can stick around and bowl with us. and i want to hear about your night with sean hannity. >> that's a good one. abby: we have to take a commercial break. >> we do have other headlines this morning. a federal judge reducing to do the same for his reviewed order. judge james says he won't carry over, six states are fighting which blocks the entrance from six middle east countries. and tsa says that is not what happened. it appears that ali jr. who was carrying his passport
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dealing with terrorism. >> walking it back. >> against the republican health care plan so what will it take to get him onboard? we're going to ask him next. >> plus he just got fired from the apprentice. but arnold schwarzenegger wants a new job. what is it and who is he coming after? ♪ that's me.
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>> we'll continue to listen. we'll continue to make improvements where we can but there's no question this is the bill that at the end of the day will come to the president's desk, repeal obamacare, and to begin to give americans hope and relief
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again. abby: well, some conservative members of the house are not impressed with the republican plan to repeal and replace obamacare saying that it doesn't go far enough. so what would help bring them onboard? >> one congressman says more needs to be done is texas governor lawy. congressman, thank you for being with us this morning. what would it take to get you onboard with this effort? >> well, you've got to look at the bottom line. what does it do? we're told if everything works perfectly, we may get a -- an eight, nine, maybe even a 10% reduction in the cost. that's just crazy. obamacare has caused prices to skyrocket. and i got a letter how toker from 52-year-old widow that says my deductible alone 7,000, i'm angry the government deciding how i should spend the little money i have and this bill continues to do that. and the fact that the health insurance companies have
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gotten what they got. in fact, they have a mandate in here if you don't do what they say every month, then you're going to have to pay 30% higher. we're doing our own penalty in this thing just like obamacare did. it's a different penalty, but it's still a penalty. so we did a more complete repeal two years ago. and you have to remember under reconciliation. guys, we did this two years ago. so it is already passed through the senate requirements. it is already passed by the stupid bird rule and, by the way, they talk about it being so complicated. no, the bird rule in essence is if it affects the budget, then it can stay in reconciliation. and so anything we do to reduce the cost and let people choose what's in their plan instead of the federal government mandating, it's a good thing, and it will affect the budget. it will cost less.
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and, by the way, everybody keeps talking about this panacea buying across state lines. if we don't eliminate the exception from any trust laws instead of having 50 monopolies, one in each state, we'll have one for the whole country. that has to change. >> well, congressman, you're not alone, we had a guest on earlier this morning that says instead of getting out the garden shears and cutting through this, it sounds like the president got out kindergarten scissors and clipped around a little bit. is that the frustration for you? >> yeah. that's the frustration. and you know what? donald trump wants to do the right thing. president trump has made that clear. but, unfortunately, he is being kept -- he was kept for so long from knowing there were objections to the bill. he was being told by those around him and people in leadership everybody loves it. there's no objection. the outside group loves it. and it wasn't until you
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mentioned sean, thank god for sean, but finally we got a few people in to tell him there are problems. and i tell you what. if his so-called handlers would let him sit down with us in a room, we could work this out and we could have a great bill, and we could get out the trouble. but so far they're not letting that happen. abby: and politics are a play here as well. the house, you have a election every two years. the president has hinted at this. if you don't have members of the house coming onboard of this plan, they're going to be primary in their election. what's your response to that? >> well, because he was being told that everybody loves it. it's a great plan and so naturally, if everybody loves it, there's no problems, then the few that wouldn't -- weren't onboard, you would feel that way. but he hasn't been getting accurate information, and i'm telling you. the donald trump that got to manage his own news and didn't have to have briefings on
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everything, he understood, and he had a feel for what people across america want. he has been prevented to have that feel. if we get in a room with him, we can work this out. abby: good to have you, sir. clayton: more on fox and friends.
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>> workers' compensation back to fox and friends. the president of syria calling u.s. troops invaders while slamming president trump's efforts against isis. president bashar al assad have conducted only a few rates locally and then accused them of operating without his government's permission, as if we need it. additional to send 400 marines to the war-torn country.
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and then nancy pelosi is still in washington, she was ready to call it quits if hillary clinton won the election. >> shocking that somebody like donald trump is president of the united states. again, i would have been gone by now if she had won. >> well, we just have to resist. that's why i'm here. instead pelosi decided to continue to lead democrats in their fight against donald trump and the republicans. clayton. clayton: thank you, all, former snl caster maybe having his hand at politics. apparently very close to joining the new jersey governor race. >> what is his inspiration. hit the campaign trail. abby: here's here to tell us about his future plans. joe, everyone. how is the race going? >> it's so much fun. i'm enjoying this. i'm embracing it. i would suggest everybody into
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the world of politics. abby: are you officially announcing? >> i can't. i promised neil cavuto i would do it on his show. so mr. cavuto i respect. abby: we can do a clip of you announcing here. >> neil would love that. you know what? i've never been more serious about anything in my life. people need a representative. the whole republicans and the democrats, there's a whole machine in place. we need people going i think right down the middle. the ranker in washington, i've never seen in my lifetime. everybody has to stop. >> how do you run for governor in a blue state? what does that mountain look like to you? >> it's almost impossible to win. i don't think that the republicans can win in new jersey in november. virginia and new jersey. i don't think that the republicans can win. so that's why i'm seriously considering just going in as an independent because i'm a former lifelong democrat.
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i know bad word. but former lifelong democrat, and i was a blue dog democrat. very conservative democrat. now i'm independent. abby: i find it refreshing that i hear people say i may not be a democrat anymore. that's about life in politics, thinking about it; right? >> exactly right, abby. it gets so crazy. i go to interviews and because i know donald trump for 25 years, give the guy a chance. 50 days, give him a chance. they gave barack obama a chance. and it's time just to put all the ranker aside and let's put have some peace. >> now accusing president trump having collusion. you've known him for decades and yet no connection at all. what's your take on that? >> giving stolen caviar, i
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could investor figure that out. it's hysterical. the russians are coming. the russians -- will you stop with the russians? the russians have nothing to do with it. if anybody hacked anybody, it's the nsa. it's the deep states. it's so, you know, obvious but stop with the russians, please. it's comical. >> or it could be pamela anderson. >> you know what? >> front page of the site. pamela anderson, now there she is. she's visiting and hangs out with juliann julian assange, she might be the secret spy. >> i know. only in the 21st industry. a guy who hacks governments can go out with somebody from "baywatch." if this isn't a reality show, i don't know what is. abby: would love to be a fly on the wall in that embassy; right? clayton: i thought the guy who steals our secrets steals our
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"baywatch" babes. >> just blame the russians for everything. but honestly as i think about going into public service, you know, for the first time in my life and representing the honor -- representing the great steal, put the ranker aside, stop the hate. really the hard right and hard left around america. that's where we have to go. >> just personally new jersey, cutting rid of the -- lower the property taxes? >> oh, this is it too. i'll sit down with some of the liberal media, liberal media, who i love. they nail me. you're a trump guy. and i said to them how is that going to help me lower property taxes in new jersey? that's what the people care about. the gas tax. we're taxed to death in the state of new jersey. we're taxed to droves. stop with the name-calling and if you're going to criticize, i always say this, children. i'm old now. i always say this. have a solution. don't just criticize.
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all you hear from the democrats in washington is the criticism. abby: i love that. you can hang out with us all morning long. >> and also pump your own gas. coming up safer well for the father daughter dance. now it should be known as the family dance. should dads have to take their sons? >> and next i'll set my clock ahead one hour tonight. [applause] >> just like that your campaign is over. >> i don't think that's live. i think that's taped. what super poligrip does for me is it keeps the food out. before those little pieces would get in between my dentures and my gum and it was uncomfortable. just a few dabs is clinically proven to seal out more food particles. super poligrip is part of my life now.
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abby: look at that. such a great dad. >> thank you. i appreciate it. i was down at spring training, a family tradition to go down to clear water and all the fox fans who are there. that was her first baseball game, my beautiful wife, natalie. and my boy myles. abby: was he in heaven? >> oh, it was great. abby: rick also had a pretty
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good weekend back home right, rick? >> i did. my dad turned 80 years old, so all the kids in the family surprised him and we had the most spectacular weekend honoring my dad for what an amazing dad he has been turning 80 years old. abby: i love that. he must be so proud of you, rick, for what you're doing. on most days. >> you bowled that strike. you nailed it. >> that i learned from my dad. abby: happy birthday to rick's dad? >> nintendo switch is out, the hottest selling game console for them in history. and it's -- oh, my gosh. the sounds of my youth. >> so parents, get your kids up because because in the next 2 20 minutes or so we'reit. abby: bringing you more headlines this morning. starting with hundreds of wild college students clashing with police after trashing a beach during a spring break party.
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the city of miami arresting at least 35 people after shutting that party down. the city needing to hire extra police just to keep those students in line. the crack down comes after the mayor vowed to keep the beach clean after party goers trashed it last year during float opia. and the left still trying to take down president trump. how? the same way that failed them during the 2016 presidential election through his connections to and also the political statements. politico posting an antitrump strategy memo by a progressive political action group claiming that his economic policies will not help real americans. and he has gone from celebrity apprentice and now arnold schwarzenegger may be getting back into politics. take a listen. abby: well, the terminator star reportedly considering to run against california senator dianne feinstein in 2018. that will be interesting.
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and a tradition. now one california school is renaming the newly father daughter dance calling it the family dance. and a move to make the event more quote inclusive. school officials in sacramento say it's supposed to be a teaching moment. the principal told parents this. however your child wants to define their family, whoever they want to bring with them, they're able to do that. well, your comments are pouring in on this one. brennon e-mailing us this picture of him and his two beautiful daughters. keep the tradition of daddy daughter. make america simple again. and sends a photo of him, the daddy daughter dance is supposed to be a time to celebrate relationship between father and daughter. i for one cherish every moment i have with my daughters. i love that. and this picture. that's of me and my dad sharing a special father daughter dance at my wedding. one that i will never forget. i love that. love my dad so much. a sweet one. all right. tossing it back
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over to you guys where all the fun's happening. >> this week president trump invited gop lawmakers to the white house for pizza and bowling. the purpose of the evening sway critics of the republican health care proposal. . >> so this morning we brought a lane to us thanks to go bowling.com and with us is frank will consin, the president. welcome back. >> good morning. >> i know the normal way of bowling. is there any party foul for me trying to do it under handed? >> not at all. two hands. underhand. go for it. >> do it. do it. >> come on, little buddy. come on, little buddy. >> the world doesn't -- that was well done and a heck. the world doesn't want to see me bowl. they want to see joe bowl. >> am i going to give it a shot? i am the worst bowler on the planet. >> well, the good part is we can all see that now. >> thanks, guys. you know? we ready to go? >> i love it. here can you hold the mic?
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>> get a strike here. you're winning your campaign. >> yeah. this is it; right? >> this is a performer here and now you know why. >> frank, i have to ask you. is it okay that he came all the way up here? >> absolutely. there are no rules. no rules. >> no rules. >> were you excited to hear that the president got together with people and bowling was out there in the public sphere again? >> absolutely. yeah, any time people are talking about bowling, it's great for bowling, it's great for us. we truly revel in it. >> and part is to see the hat on this guy. make bowling great again, which they're doing this week. and the biggest participatory sport in america? >> you're on the board with the u.s. bowling congress? do you guys have a bowling ally at your congress? >> actually, we do. so the national governing body for the sport of bowling.
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>> by the way, your family runs a bowling ally. >> we do. in stat onisland. >> so you must be a darn good bowler? >> i dabble. >> does that spray you put in the shoe actually work? >> without a doubt. >> does it do anything? >> (speaking spanish) so what are your tips? >> you guys have done pretty well today. >> the first is wear heels. >> okay. >> that's the first tip for a professional bowler. >> do you have a tip? >> i have a few. keep in the middle. >> this is the old trick. like what the old ralph -- abby: oh, that's spot on, joe. here we go. [applause]
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>> that was a thunder strike right there. >> thank you, frank. >> thank you. >> you nailed it too. >> we're going to continue to bowl throughout. >> coming up is there evidence of wiretapping and can the doj prove it? the house intelligence community is asking for it. south carolina congressman tray gowdy coming up next. >> and the hottest gaming system in the country right now. the nintendo switch. we're going to show it off with nintendo's coo. i'm going to try to pull an abby here. >> let's see it, pete.
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committee chairman says he has found zero evidence of collusion between the trump campaign and the russians. >> look, i don't believe that to be president case. i don't think the evidence exists for that. but we're going to do our investigation, and we will figure out if there's any intelligence or evidence that suggestions that that, in fact, is the case. >> well, the committee is getting ready to hold its first public hearing on that issue so what can we expect? south carolina congressman and member of the intelligence committee tray gowdydowns us right now. >> yes, ma'am. thank you. abby: you guys have been busy lately. first off the top, how unusual is it for you to investigate something like this? how unusual is it for the house? >> well, the house is not equipped to investigate crime. so that's a challenge. but we do have an oversight function. i'm new to the house intelligence committee. but the house intelligence committee is not new to it's role. congress does have a role to play in this investigation but we don't investigate crime because we're not very good at
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it. >> congressman, what do you think they will end up finding at the end of this? >> i don't know and i guess i was a prosecutor for 16 years, so i guess it's easy for me to kind of turn off the speculative part of my mind, and i would encourage all of your viewers. we're going to start the evidentiary process on march the 20th. so just have an open mind on all facets of this from the interference to the influence to our american response to it. but also the leaks. abby: obviously it's important enough to be having these investigations. so last weekend when we got that tweet sent out from president trump about trump tower being wiretapped and even putting some blame on former president obama, when you woke up and saw that tweet, what was your immediate reaction to it? >> i'm not a big twitter -- i've never been able to unlock the mysteries of the world at 140 characters. my mind just immediately because i was a federal prosecutor, if this is true, there is an evidentiary trail. there's a paper trail that would either be at the foreign
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intelligence surveillance court or doj, and this will either be corroborated or contradicted. abby: right so you think it's very necessary to have. also an investigation into what happened there when some people say that has nothing to do with anything. >> i think all aspects of this are very important. they are the allegations of a crime. there's also the constitutional injury of a foreign power either seeking to interfere with or influence our election. there's the american response, which includes the president's allegation. and all of it is important, and it's not for me to decide what's more important and what's not. i think the leak is super important. but folks in the media might kind of recalibrate the importance of these issues. but the leaks are both illegal to our national security, so i'm very interested in how this got out. abby: fbi james comey in the thick of all of this. said kellyanne conway, put up or shut up.
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how do you handle with everything he's been dealing with in the past year, really? >> well, i have a rich history with director comey. i have examined him a couple of times. he has an incredibly hard job. i'm probably bias toward the fbi, based on my background. he's not infallible. he's a witness like every other witness. he's going to be examined. he's going to be cross-examined. he's going to be tested. he's going to be probed. and ultimately you and your viewers will be able to determine whether or not he's credible and believable. your bit is every important as mine. so i'll be sitting there alongside you march the 20th. abby: you've got your work cut out for you, sir. thank you for being with us. all right. up next president trump is up and tweeting this morning. what he just said about the new health care plan, and it is game time with the hottest system in our country right now. pete already has his hand on the nintendo switch. we're playing with nintendo
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president and coo. that is all coming up next. stick with us
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abby: welcome back. so we just had congressman on talking about health care and now the president just tweeted about it. we are making great progress with health care. obamacare is imploding and will only get worse. republicans coming together to get the job done. so some optimism there. we'll see how all of this plays out in the coming weeks. >> all right. let's talk about nintendo. let's have some fun on this show. kids, gather around the tv
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because nintendo has released one of the most memorable televisions. it lets you take it from your hands to the tv. here with this game changer is president and coo of nintendo america. thanks for being here. >> great for having me on. >> are you surprised by the response it is now the fastest-selling console in nintendo history? >> we build our systems to sell well. but the fact that this is now our best-selling system after essentially a week on the market is fantastic. >> now, pete is over there playing zelda: breath of the wild, which -- pete, how are you liking it so far? >> i was a super nintendo so far. not so good at modern video games, but this is amazing. >> the new zelda game, it is the fourth highest rated video game in history. >> correct.
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>> and just to put that in perspective, t all time is zelda at a 99, this is a 98. abby: i've never seen clayton about nintendo. >> we make games for people from age 5 to 95. this is a game you can play with your kids. this is a game as an adult you can put hundreds of hours in. >> so let's break this down. this is what's so interesting about the nintendo switch, kids. you want to do this, reggie, you can take the side joysticks off. >> you can take these joycon controllers. so now pop you want to back kick stand, play it using the controllers. >> oh, wow. >> or if you're on a airplane, you can play it like this. >> yep. >> or slide these back on the side. >> correct. >> and then you can play it hand-held. >> correct. >> and if you don't want to play it hand-held anymore, you can play it like the way pete
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is play it, which you dock it into. >> you put it into the dock, now it's broadcasting on your big 50-inch tv and that's the magic what we created. >> just with usbc. >> how much is this? >> this is 299msrp. so for $300 you get the system, and it allows you to play essentially anywhere with anyone. >> it's not often we get the president of nintendo here to ask you these questions. i'm going to grill you for a second here. and you can tell me. no one's watching right now. we're the number one morning show in the world. what are your plans going forward? are we going to see a mario game? >> we've already announced. there's a new mario game coming. it's called super mario odyssey. we'll be sharing more over the next couple of weeks. but just like we've reimagined what it is to have a zelda game, we've reimagined what it is to have a mario game. >> and you've also done stuff on ios. super mario run, took the appstore by store. bigger plans for putting nintendo games on ios?
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>> well, first we've got super mario run coming to android. that's happening later this month. we've announced that we're working on a animal crossing game for smart device. that's going to be fantastic. that's another game that people are passionate about that you can play anywhere. we've got other games. we've said two to three games utilizing our franchises will come to smart devices. abby: you guys are killing it. pete's having a blast over there. clayton: thanks, reggie. >> thank you so much. clayton: can i get one of those zelda pins. >> only if you wear it the right way. abby: more fox and friends right after this.
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