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fair and balanced. and sean hannity will talk about reince priebus have a great weekend. hannity up next. >> sean: thanks to our friends on the five. this is a fox news alert. welcome to hannity. change comes to the white house. the dhs secretary john kelly will now replace reince priebus as the president chief of staff. reince priebus will be here in just a few minutes with reaction to the knights breaking news. first, the five forces that are working to destroy president trump have graded an unprecedented environment of difficulty for any white house. it amounts to what i call political warfare. and that is tonight's important opening monologue. we've heard rumors about the potential of a chief of staff checkup at the white house, so it wasn't a total surprise that there was a change earlier today. but here's the thing when it comes to the trump white house.
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and the circumstances, which everyone working under there are beyond extraordinary and extraordinarily difficult. it is unlike anything the presidency has seen over faced before and my lifetime. there are five forces that are actively working to destroy, damage, delegitimize and if they had their way, they want to rotten the president out of office and overturn the election that you voted in. there really is a swamp and a sewer in washington, d.c. we start with the most dangerous, the most dangerous of all the actors against the president is the deep state. look at this headline from circuit news and sarah carter. exclusive, a top fbi lawyer, their chief counsel allegedly under investigation. why? leaking classified information to the media. so you have the fbi general counsel, the top attorney now under investigation for leaking national security information to the media. and of course, he of the former, james comey writing memos on
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government computers, classified information we are told, removing that information and having a friend leak it to "the new york times" for specific purpose to bring about a special counsel. and from there, the trump administration has to deal with an unprecedented number of weeks. at a rate of more than seven times, the previous two administrations of the trump administration has faced. 125 leaks, deep state leaks and 126 days. we know right now about the deep state is only the beginning of it. the intelligence community is filled with really, really great, good people to put their lives online. line. 11 they protect our country. we give them these incredible tools of intelligent so they can fight isis radical islam and al qaeda and north korea and iran and russia and china and all of these countries that want to bring us harm. these people do an amazing job, and they are truly patriots. but there's one-tenth, 1% in the intel community that have turned the tools of intelligence
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against you. the american people. they have on massed americans. we are learning more and more about that every day. they are leaking raw intelligence to the press, and it's taken so much time and so much attention for all of these people that are working so hard to serve the president's agenda, and to serve the country, and they've been dealing with this from day one. this needs to come to an end. some people need to be indicted and put in jail for the crimes they are committing. on top of that, one of the big forces against the president we know that destroyed trump establishment media. people in this white house from day one have faced abusively biased press that is obsessed with obscene conspiracy theories without evidence. russian nonstop and is taking up an enormous amount of people's time that work in the white house trying to serve the american people and advance the agenda. the media has only advanced that calls narrative, and they've
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ignored. our i.t. guy matching hard drives, that scandal. hillary clinton's numerous scandal. of course, she was involved in putting emails, classified top secret special access program information on a private server that five foreign agencies picked up on. and of course, she destroyed 33,000 emails and then she destroyed blackberries and iphones with a hammer, then she hands over to the fbi devices without some cards. let her uranian one deal, which is the most corrupt of all, a real rush conspiracy. you have loretta lynch interfering in that email investigation. james, leaking to the press, special counsel, robert mueller, his multitudes of compex of interest. they have the obstruction of items really have to fight. they don't want this president is exceeded, not one of them no matter how small the issue, even if it benefits you, the american people. their goal is to resist that every single turn to matter wha what. they are actually giddy. they were giddy yesterday that health care fell last night.
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the very health care system that they sold to you on false and broken promises that raise your premiums up to $8,000 on average. wherever the promise, keep your doctor and your plan safe, $2500 a year? put that in a bin, heat, scrap of history as one of the biggest lies ever told. if you're on the establishment republicans, what happened last night was a disgrace. don't let the president to succeed either. look at the pathetic display from senate republicans this week. seven years of promises? they couldn't even pass a skinny repeal? john mccain over and over and over again promising to repeal and replace, all the others that voted to repeal in 2015 couldn't do it now? then you have the never choppers. their only hope and life is that he fails. the country felt so they can say i told you so. ask yourself this. has any administration in our lifetime had to deal with anything like this? i know i've never seen anything like it. this deck is stacked against the
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people that are working in the white house, and this onslaught of attacks from every part of the d.c. sewer and swamp, it has made it incredibly difficult for them in the white house to get their job done. instead of focusing on the president's agenda, they spend 85% of their day fighting back against these five forces. those are the conditions that before and everyone else in this white house has to endure every day since day one. it's a political war zone. reince priebus can leave with his head held high tonight. he helped republicans when the house, the senate, and the white house. he is not responsible that they broke their promises. he served the country with honor and distinction as the president said under very grueling and difficult circumstances. you critics out there, you can say whatever you want, but i'm telling you, what these people in this white house, what they are up against, is unparalleled. joining us now, former rnc chair and former chief of staff, reince priebus.
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how are you doing at this moment? how are you feeling? do you feel good about this, bad about this? has been building? where are you with this? >> obviously it's always a mixed feeling. but generally good. number one, it was an honor and a privilege to serve president trump. i think he's doing an amazing job. i think you need to get more credit for the great work he's doing. i don't know obviously why he hasn't gotten more recognition around the country for the bills, the executive orders, and this constant obsession over distractions. he's doing a great job. but i'm feeling good about the fact that he is making a change that makes him comfortable with moving forward. we had a good talk yesterday. i resigned. he accepted it. we started working together and talking quite a few times about who would be a great pick to come in here and be the chief of
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staff, and i can think of anyone better than general john kelly, who is a good, decent, tough guy who was exactly the type of person the president needs. i'm happy for him. i think it's going a different direction, hitting the reset button is a good thing. the president did that. i think he's happy. although it's always a little mixed with things like this happen, i generally feel pretty good. the weird thing is, i know recent events with anthony scaramucci, who i also know what i've known you for many, many years. i was on the campaign trail with you. i probably had more midnight to 1:00 a.m. conversations with you during the campaign that i really care to admit and probably you care to acknowledge that you ever talk to me. but you guys got along. you guys were friends, you guys were going to work together. >> first of all, i would say and
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will always continue to talk, your great friend. we appreciate you very much. the thing is i'm not going to get to that subject. it's getting in the mud and i think the palace intrigues stuff is annoying and i think it's a distraction that takes away from the president's agenda. within what everyone is to do is just focus on the president, focus on the things that he wants to get done for the american people. you know his heart, i know his heart. it is a genuine, decent, incredibly hard-working president that deserves the credit that he has coming for the incredible compliments that he has taken part of. those other things, some of that stuff this week, i just think it's an annoying distraction that is not right for people to talk about, especially employees of the west wing. >> why did you decide now, and you're saying you help the president and offering up names for your replacements, so that tells me this is going on for
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some period of time, and he also told me earlier that you're actually going to stay around for a while. you're going to help in the transition. tell us a little bit more about that. >> we started talking about this yesterday when i told you we had a conversation that i resigned yesterday privately. the future is a talk to general kelly tonight. obviously we talk often because is a cabinet secretary. i've got to know him. he's a great man. i'm going to be involved in about a two week transition here to help the general kind of get around and meet all the different employees that are doing great work here. and i'll always be available. i'm going to be on team trump all the time. always be out there trying to help the president advances goals, support him as a friend. that's the other part of the job that people don't realize. you become friends. when you go through thick and thin together, you get to know
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people really well, and he's a good man. i was honored to be able to serve him. >> i've got to attest to it because i thought all throughout the campaign and i saw when i was there in the times that i've interviewed the president or vents the white house, i saw how close you were. and that's no surprise. i did say my opening monologue and i want to go through each challenge that i think is fairly unprecedented in the intensity of those that want to hurt this president, delegitimize his agenda, prevent him from being successful, and i would get to the deep state. that would get two democrats from day one, never accepted the results. that would get to the media that has been obsessed on one issue was no evidence. even republicans that have talked badly behind the presidents back to don't want him to succeed and never trumper's. overall it seems like since day one, there has been an unnatural, unprecedented, never ending attacks on this
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white house more than others. it is an accurate description or my off? >> i think you're right. i would look at the numbers of all ascetic confirmations. debating people for 30 hours, an entire week on the senate floor, they vote for that particular nominee 90-10. so in other words, all of this is unprecedented. you can look at the percentages of cabinet secretaries appointed when they were appointed. the minuscule amount of cooperation that are in the house and the senate. the media feeding frenzy, the fact that people are trying to become famous in the press room. i can go on and on and on. the point is, hitting the reset button affects me, but for me it's fine. it doesn't matter. get to look at the stuff objectively. the president hitting the reset button saying let's try something different, i don't think that's a bad thing at all and i think general kelly given the tools making sure that he is the chief of staff and he's in
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charge, in charge of hiring, firing, everyone reports to general kelly, i think it's a good formula. that's how he will be successfu successful. >> we go through these challenges that i think are unique more than the previous two administrations, the deep state has leaked intelligence on this president. we saw what happened with the general counsel of the white house and sarah carter's article earlier yesterday that we broke on this program. and we also had issue with james comey. i would to specifically get to the one report of 125 weeks 126 days. seven times the past two administrations. how much of your day was consumed with either that or russia, russia, russia was no evidence and did that hurt? did that make your job 50 times harder? >> of course. we walked into the west wing with these challenges and they continue. the collusion story is a joke. i honestly don't believe there's a lot of people out there that
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actually believe that campaign people were sitting on telephones and having meetings and passing secret messages trying to figure out how to mess around with the election. it's ridiculous. yet if you look at headlines over the last six months, you would think that that's the only thing happening in the world. here's the good thing for everyone out there that does love our president. but the thing is when you go to rallies in youngstown, ohio, like we did two or three days ago, there is not a politician in america, probably the world, but not a politician anywhere on the planet that can go to any arena and the united states, fill it up, and have 10,000 people waiting outside. and go give a speech with everyone going bananas in the arena. he look at the numbers out in the midwest where i come from, the president is very popular. the problem with washington as
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you live in a little tiny bubble. in this bubble is very, very different than the rest of the country. then he read "the new york times," "washington post," read all of the stuff and you start thinking what the world is going on? i want to focus on the real issues. >> sean: i want to get to the media just a second, but that also played a part in this and that's one of the five big institutions that don't want the president to succeed and are trying to delegitimize him in preventing his agenda from being enacted. you mention the crowds and i watch the speech that you refer to very, very closely as i have all of his rallies, and i covered many of them. my question to you is you had a very successful run as a chairman of the rnc. you helped elect a lot of the people in the house and the senate. it was in the bill that i would've chosen, but they worked hard. >> they got it done. >> mitch mcconnell didn't get it done. and john mccain comes back and did what he did and we wish him
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well. but i did not like what he did last night, nor did any of them run on the skinny repeal bill. to get into conference to hope that they could fix it there. my question is this. to the extent that the republicans are in my view lacking the identity that the president has, he is saying i'll build a wall, all repeal and replace, tax cuts for the middle class, over corporations, energy independence. a very definitive stance you see the crowds. i didn't see that with the republicans this week. when you helped elect a lot of those guys. the u.s. is appointed as i am? >> i was very disappointed. i don't blame the leadership though. i don't think they could've -- they tried everything. in the end, you have to have 50 votes. you can have a majority, but if you don't have a governing majority, then you really don't have a majority. so working on that is important. getting john mccain back on board with health care reform
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bill and repeal and replace still possible. i think getting lisa murkowski on board with repealing and replacing obamacare is going to be important. here's the thing. i don't think it's over. i would not say that repealing and replacing obamacare before the end of september is off the table. >> after seven years, but i didn't hear this week except for senator ted cruz who'd deserves credit or the freedom caucus guys. you worked so closely with them on the house bill and even this bill they were involved too. i didn't hear about health care cooperatives, health care savings accounts. these are fundamental principles i've been talking about on aaron you've been discussing is the rnc chairman for 15, 20 years, and they weren't even in the bill. >> they were in the original bill, but they kept peeling things off the bill, it became skinnier and skinnier. i want to emphasize the fact looking forward positively, i
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think the republicans can still get this thing done. they only need one more vote. they can get lisa murkowski or susan collins or john mccain to come up with something that might work. lindsay graham and cassie and others are talking about is straight up with a block grant and send the money back to the states. maybe that's going to catch fire. i think it might. the point of this is that i believe like you that if president trumps agenda that won the election in november, the things of the president has been talking about for 30 years, so as not like somebody just came up with it, he's been talking about the stuff for decades, unless the agenda that everyone needs to be rolling in the same direction on. i gave a speech at the president gave in youngstown to the senior staff the other day and i said this is the president and his agenda. everyone should read the speech. learn it, and do everything you can to enact these promises that the president talks about and
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earlier today. >> reince was a good man. john kelly will do a fantastic job. general kelly has been a star, did an incredible job thus far, respected by everybody. a great great american. reince priebus, a good man. thank you very much. >> sean: as we continue with reince priebus who resigned late last evening. i want to ask you this question because i think how many people when you are comparing contrast past administrations and able to get their appointments through the senate on a slow process, you are kind mitch mcconnell earlier and i for the life of me don't understand why some of these people, the president doesn't have a small team on board, still a lot of obama holdovers. do we need to just get rid of the filibusters, the 60 vote margin at this point? >> i heard a rumor last week that the democrats may stop
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their blockade after obamacare. we are hoping that that's going toar be the case with senator schumer. i have heard that, that they might be happening now in august, that all of those nominees go through. people don't realize we have hundreds of nominees either sitting in clearance or in the senate committees right now. and senate rules are very complicated and they are mind-numbing. the filibuster rules, another one. but i think that with the focus on the president's agenda, i think with the constant drumbeats, what you're doing every day is important. but i'm hoping that some of these folks in the senate come to their senses and see that they are hurting the country by not just blocking the president, but doing it in a way that is obnoxious and injures the united states of america. they are injuring their country. the country that they elected to serve. i get you want to have a robust
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debate. have the debate. but don't do it at the expense of the country. we actually need people appointed to the department of defense. we need people appointed at the department of state. get them on the committee and put them to work. >> sean: it's almost august. this goes to the heart. i know youou know this, but it's august, and the president as you pointed out, executive orders, everything that he could get rid of, obama era regulations >> we are at eckstein, working on the compilation but it's something like 15 o or 16 to one, meaning for everyone regulation, we are kicking out 15 or 16. his executive order called it to her one. look at what's happening with jobs. look at the gdp. look at the workforce productivity. he's doing a great job. >> sean: echoes to my question
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question. the president is doing everything he can do with his power. we have separation of powers. republicans ask for the house in 2010. they ask for the senate in 2014. they want the president to see. now we need 60 centers to get hot back health care done. i can tell you when i know you hear it. but conservatives look at the lack of urgency and the lack of progress in the house and senate and they are ticked off beyond measure, including me. speak with question about it. you go back, and i think the proof is what we talked about earlier, which is the president is very popular out across the country. and he'sro t popular because hes not getting blamed for what's happening and not passing this legislation. people are waking up today and saying president trump is the guy to blame for the fact that the senate didn't pass repeal and replace. no one is saying that. people understand what going on. we have a legislature that is to comehe together quickly while we
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still can pass a bill to reconciliation with u-boats. and come up with another idea. the good news for everyone, i do believe the leadership in the senate and people that are working with the leadership in the senate and the republicans, they are working hard. let's be hopeful that something is going to getan done. >> sean: i'm just going to say one word in. i've known you for all these years, under the conditions that are unprecedented, i think everybody owes the president a debt of gratitude, your hard work during the campaign as i said in the opening monologue, your hard work as chief of staff under these conditions are unprecedented in the most difficult time that i've seen in my adult lifetime because of the attacks being so intense. is going to give you one word and you go anywhere you want to go. the media in this country.
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>> dishonest. >> sean: you're trying to be nice, i can read your eyes. >> i'm trying to be nice. here's my problem. there's a lot of words to describe it. what i find to be amazing is how narratives are set and a lot of it is not true and fax get placed into stories then get repeated in a different setting. if people knew what the actual truth was, whether it be palace intrigue, whether it be russia collusion, whether it be someone said something in the oval office or whether it be anything, the most breathtaking thingof for me has been the difference between what the truth is that what often gets reported and then what actually becomes a full-blown narrative and set in stone, and it's been reported as fact. i don't how how to explain any better than that but it's very
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incredible. >> sean: is the media dishonest? >> i don't think everyone in the is dishonest just like every not everyone in politics or dishonest or all lawyers are. i think that there is enough that have such incredible competition on their hands for information and movement and clicks online and profitability that there's just -- people are shaving the honest nature where they know in their hearts they need to be to just barely. >> sean: can i put it this way? is it fair to say that there is a very high level of misinformation, fake news and dishonesty and the american public need to be very discerning because you know a lot of what they read and hear on television is fake? >> i think what you're saying is 100% true. a lot of it is totally fake. the good news is i think the president has done a great job at pointing that out to everybody so that when we get
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articles written in all his newspapers, people call me, as is true, is it fake? 's people know, it's fake, don't worry about it. it has become an epidemic but i also think there such competition and such a drive for money debate becomes dishonest. luckily the president is pretty tough and he punches throughout and right than those of the arena and will be reelected in a few years. and he'll blow their minds away and will happen. >> sean: i do believe that the president is sending signals to the republican in the house and senate if they want that type of response, stand for the type of agenda he is standing for and keep your promises. myhe last question, you've been through this process. you helped elect as the rnc chairman, he helped a lot of those guys in washington in the house and suddenly get elected. you are there at the president, you were there s helping him afr the primary was over, and almost with them every step of the way. you helped prepare him for the debates.
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you became the chief of staff. were there for over six months. what was your best, fondest, most proud achievement or something you are most proud of or something you want to let people know? >> i don't know if it's most proud. there's so many things that i think the president accomplished and number one, said about me or my accomplishments. there the president's accomplishments. i just think the first day that we came into the west wing together with the president and walking around going into the oval office, signing the first executive order, justni the magnitude of that responsibility and even president trump, who is larger-than-life and a proud guy in a tough guy, i remember the moment. it just took his breath away when he walked in. i'd also tell you that when he has to make tough decisions, the deliberation that he takes, the issue in regard to the ceric
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bombing, the cruise muscles onto the airfield, he deliberated on that and cared so much about making the decision,ak meeting again and thinking about it and talking to his generals and listeninggg to them.em if people knew the amount of care that this job takes in order to make those types of big decisions, they would be very much inspired. on the president does that. >> sean: last question because you're saying something thatus i thinket is very revealing. you and the president have become very close is what you are saying and more importantly, what is there about this president that you would want americans to know that maybe they don't know? that a side of him that they will never see. >> i think they are seeing it now because we've done such an incredible job of getting out there across the country and had a lot of touching events. i think people need to see more
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of the human side of president trump, that he is a genuine, decent and a caring person that engages people. he is also extremely funny. i know you know that. he can just crack you up. all the time. he is a good friend. this is about not friendship. this is about making sure that everything is being run at the's direction of the president, and i think honestly general kelly is a good man. we've got to know each other very well. we have talked tonight. i'm looking forward to working with him for the next couple of transition.ood in makingki sure that everyone o focused on accomplishing the president's agenda moving forward. >> sean: reince priebus, i know for fact how hard you work, how you have served your country in the process, how difficult it has been with all of those forces against you inha the president, and we owe you a debt of gratitude. thank you so much for being with
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about that. he's in congress. i would follow-up. >> i would say do you deny that you had anything or nothing to do with -- do you know and i hated anything to do with that? >> sean: i saw and he said no. absolutely not. you've got to give this guy credit. he helped elect the republicans in the house and senate. it's not the spot these idiots broke their promise. he is not responsible. they made those promises. number two, he helped this president every step of the way was the primary was over. he had to thread the needl with 17 people and with honor and distinction, you cannot deny the unprecedented attacks at this white house has been under. that's what i was asking. stick with and i would say what is it? you described this love affair you have with donald trump. what is it that turned the 45th president of the united states so hostile to you so suddenly? what was it?
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evidence was presented to donald trump that donald trump absorbed. >> regarding all of this palace intrigue stuff, can we just have a little bit of perspective and have people come the hill down? i was alive during the obama administration. hehe went through not one, not , not three, but for secretaries of defense with in his first five years. and had a severe policy difference, not differences over turf, not personality disputes.r that a dispute over who's going to be able to communicate the president smashes the best. the first secretary of state hammered him for the iran deal and said it was unrealistic. the second one wrote a book that "newsweek" called blasting obama for pulling out the troops out of iraq. for the use of political operatives for political decisions. these were major policy differences. charles is last one given innovative foreign policy magazine and said that the obama
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administration was trying to destroy him, that they were micromanaging and he was very angry about their style and differences. >> sean: other ministrations had a lot of big issues. clinton, even president reagan later in their terms. this is been right out of the box. gregg jarrett, my apologies. you got the floor when we come
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>>all right, >> sean: as we continue with larry elder, geraldo rivera, gregg jarrett. i want to give you the floor here. first of all, geraldo, he wants to pounce on the guy and he's done so much good. you've got to stop, give the guy a 52nd break. he was mean. >> he is a smart and talented guy, but he was in the wrong job. he hadan the position, but he didn't have theb. power. general kelly will likely change all of that because he has something that priebus didn't have. he has command experience. he is all about discipline and order andhe i think the presidet came to realize that that's whaa he needed, especially after the previous scaramucci feud that began to resemble the "game of thrones" ." a power struggle near the seat of power is not unusual. kennedy's administration, reagan, clinton, george w. bush, they all had them.
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all had to hold and turn over. obama for example. >> sean: the media love chaos. this is my point. a lot of these administrations had trouble. defendant clinton to desk and it drove meha nuts. but that was later in his administration. those first two years were roug rough. >> has popular is very similar to president trump's in the first year of his tenure. but my point is that there is a structural problem. there has been in the trump administration represented by reince priebus. here is this unconventional candidate that is an outsider, this absolutely unexpected triumphant president, and he is saddled with all of these establishment guys, and you know that they were ratting him out. let's call a spade a spade. what happened? why did scaramucci see what he saw so clearly, so soon and
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wanted the president after being preached by him. >> sean: we've got to clean our house. president trump has been fighting everywhere. you laid it out perfectly. the media and the dip stay and all the rest of it. but he's also been fighting an internal war against his own staffers who have been leaking every secret that he has. >> sean: no president has faced the things i'm talking about. >> sean: that's right. regarding the use of anthony scaramucci's profanity for cryingbo out loud and when he retired from abc news said that obama gave to go off the record meetings with reporters. he was furious. launch into a a quote profanity laid tirade against reporters who he felt was not treating him properly. nobody ratted him out, nobody leaked. we didn't know about it until she retired. this is what goes on normally demonstrations and donald trump is no different. lighten up.
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>> sean: i like larry saying that. the thing you have an hour on my radio show to discuss points because i didn't get to you. more reactions to
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>> sean: as we continue on hannity, more reactions to the day shakeup. chief of staff, americane conservative union match that. corey lewandowski. we'll start with you. >> let me say this. obviously i respect the president's decision and i think that bringingec general kelly ad is going to make a great team and a great combination. it's time for a fresh start. with the president decided he do.ed to it's time that his legislative agenda moves forward. a general kelly has experience working capitol hill. the man who gets things done is going to make sure the president's agenda moves forward. i like to see a fresh start taking place. >> sean: what you think about what i was arguing with matt -- arguing with geraldo. this is really unprecedented pressures that they are under. >> sean: a question. first of all, we've never had someone coming to the presidenc presidency, maybe ronald ragan close, but not like this, who has taken on the media all at once, taken on the swamp all at once, taking on all the entrenched powers all at once. the second piece of this is
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donald trump hadn't had government experience, which was a little bit of a learning curve. all the team around him, he did exactly what the american people wanted to. he pulled in a bunch of outsiders, frustrations, but he is a quick learner. he learned after six months, he does want to stop having the fight. it is going to keep having the fights. he's just figuring out how to retool the team around him to operationalize for success. i think sometimes you just recognize that as a business leader or political leader they have to get a different team. i think reince was classy in your interview. he's got a great attitude about this. he's done a fantastic job and i'm very excited about these changes. >> sean: i thought he wasbo classy to read maybe because i just know his history a little bit more than others and under the l circumstances, i'm just a little bit more sympathetic. you've been through this yourselflf. >> i've been through it and it's a very tough thing. i can tell you this. i think the president said it best. reince is a good man.
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he's been very good and he's done a great job for the president. does the president works 20 hours a day seven days a week. he demands the best results all the time. this health care bill that went down unfortunately was not a good thing for the american people. the president that is going to get it done. for public and need to come together and get it done to repeal obamacare. that's what the president pledged to do and he demands results and that's what he's now moving forward with the new team to get new results. >> sean: i don't know where the leaks come from. i don't ask people and they don't like to me. none of us probably know where they come from or maybe it's multiple people. but whoever they are, they all need to go. i don't care who they are. >> i agree with that. when i was by the political director for president bush, anticar the chief of staff and had the respect of the president had the respect of the team said if you leak or if you step outside the trust of the
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president, is going to be a cardboard box on your desk and you're going to fill in your going to leave. you have to have that kind of the shared mentality in the west wing and you have to make examples of the bad actors, and i'm glad they're going to do it. >> sean: it can't come soon enough. thank you both for being with us. we really appreciated on this breaking busy news friday night. we have a lot more on hannitye coming up right after the strike straight ahead.
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[national anthem] ♪ ♪ >> this is a fox news alert. change comes to the white house. dhs secretary john kelly will now replace reince priebus as the president's chief of staff. >> john kelly will do a fantastic job. general kelly has been a star, a great, great american. reince priebus -- a good man. >> the president hitting the reset button saying hey, let's try something different. i don't think that's a bad thing at all. >> i'm going to be on team trump all the time. >> this is a good thing. it's the best decision i think the president has made in some time. >> the pentagon confirms that north korea has fired a ballistic e.