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follow this. and a lot of things will be hitting the pan saturday mornin morning. we will be on fox news beginning at 10:00 a.m. following that monster and where it's going. >> shepard smith. "the specialists" will begin in a moment. it's 5:00 in south florida, time for a new update from the national hurricane center. three hours ago it was a category five trance storm, maximum sustained winds 175 miles an hour headed to the lower bahamas and then generally toward florida. now to michael brennan, chief hurricane specialist. >> good afternoon. this is mike brennan at the national hurricane center. a update on hurricane irma. it's an extremely dangerous category 5 hurricane centered about 650 miles to the
east-southeast of south florida. the eye of irma is moving through turks and caicos. 175 miles per hour. irma is moving to the west-northwest at about 16 miles an hour. over the next several days, we expect irma to remain a categor category 5 hurricane. turning northward, and approaching the florida peninsula sunday. the new track, a little bit to the left of the previous track. inland over the florida peninsula, making landfall as a major hurricane somewhere in the vicinity of south florida on sunday. there is still some uncertainty as to where the northward turn will occur but everyone in south florida should be preparing for the landfall of a potentially catastrophic major hurricane on sunday with category 4 to 5 winds and a potentially life-threatening storm surge. we have a hurricane watch in effect for the east coast south of jupiter inlet.
all of the florida keys and lake okeechobee. we have a storm surge watch in effect south of jupiter inlet and bonita beach. including the florida keys, anywhere in the pink area, a risk of a life-threatening storm surge. we could see flooding exceeding five to 10 feet above ground level. if you have been asked to evacuate, please follow that advice. we are expecting tropical storm force winds to arrive first in south florida, in the keys during the day on saturday, progressing northward through central florida sunday morning into north florida by late sunday and potentially into georgia and south carolina by sunday night into monday. we could see widespread hurricane impacts through much of the florida peninsula with irma as it moves northward. please stay tuned for further updates on irma. this is mike brennan at the national hurricane center. >> thanks very much.
we are picking it up here at the fox news channel in new york. we knew we were expecting a change of some sort in that last bit of curve. remember the earlier, 3:00 this afternoon, the earlier prediction from the national hurricane center, the cone is anywhere in this area. it goes anywhere west or i should say east of tallahassee, the entire cone of uncertainty for florida, it includes the entire peninsula. here is what's changed. earlier, and the most likely landfall, not necessarily but most likely, had been right here. coming in key largo, miami-dade, fort lauderdale and palm beach. and then east of lake okeechobee. that has changed. here's what's new. according to michael brennan at the national hurricane center. they are expecting it to come in along the southern bahamas and come in right along the same spot but instead of going out,
continuing up through the state of florida and headed in the general vicinity of orlando. that means this storm, hurricane force winds from the storm extend 15 miles in all directions. under this, most likely, not certain but most likely track for the storm, 50-mile-an-hour winds, 50 miles out from the center, hurricane force winds out from the center. that means the entire peninsula of florida could be covered with hurricane force winds, and it could still have hurricane force winds by the time it reaches central florida. this is the brand-new projection. high water, we often talk about water above sea level. he is talking about water above ground level. the area that could get water above ground level would include all of the miami beaches up through hollywood and fort lauderdale, palm beaches,
and up to port st. lucie. everything in the florida keys. that means water at five to 10 feet that high, maximum winds, when it comes ashore, right now 175 miles an hour. that's the same as it was three hours ago. right now the forward progress is west-northwest at 16 miles an hour. no change from three hours ago. the central pressure of the storm, it is opposite from gulf -- golf. at last night, it was 914 millibars. we are at 922. the long and short of it, an extremely strong and powerful storm. the eye is 25 miles wide, hurricane force extending in all directions. everyone potentially in the entire florida peninsula could feel hurricane force winds.
let's get to phil keating live at fort lauderdale hollywood international airport. >> they are trying to get out. the final flight that will depart from this airport will be at 7:45 p.m. tomorrow night. a lot of people we saw today checking in for departure are not going on vacation, as you would think of a vacation. they are going on evacuation, getting out. spoke to one family in particular, a dentist from boca raton, he and his wife and two kids going to atlanta, going to her sister's house. his wife says her family had been in south florida in 1992 during devastating hurricane andrew. she said personal suffering, devastation was beyond belief. she was not going to put her two young daughters through that again. st. petersburg, clearwater airport also closing tomorrow for good. until this hurricane blows in and out. as of 11:00 a.m. tomorrow.
right now the hurricane watch for south florida stretches all the way around the southern tip of the peninsula from bonita springs on the gulf coast all the way down, up to jupiter inlet on the east. everybody of course paying attention, watching closely. really starting to show some real concern and borderline panic in many cases. >> the last thing they need is panic. calm as you exit. the cone of uncertainty remains the same. we talk about the area of most likelihood, it's the cone you need to worry about. that means everybody in the florida peninsula, everybody from coast to coast, naples to fort lauderdale, from charlotte county all the way to all the beaches on the east coast, that change in what they think is going to happen is interesting. >> it is. here is the deal. we have been saying we don't know where the right-hand turn is going to take place. that means anybody across the
florida peninsula. the last model runs have been consistent. you get a little bit of confidence and then here's what changed. the european model, this is probably the best model we have forecasting things. take a look at what happens with this latest model run. it goes a little bit to the south, may be a little bit of interaction here with cuba and makes the right-hand turn a little bit later. puts the center of this sunday morning 5:00 a.m. making landfall somewhere around the keys. instead of somewhere over here around miami. because of the respect for this model, the national hurricane center shifted everything a little toward the west. you'll also notice the center this time staying right along the center of florida. that would be bad news for florida but really good news for georgia and south carolina. it would mean there wouldn't be a secondary landfall. we would have is very strong storm moving across the entire peninsula. because we like that model so
much, they have adjusted the forecast from the national hurricane center. that said, this is one model run from the european model and we still will not say exactly where it's going to happen. last time we were saying, talking about something moving along here. miami, now we are talking about this moving in, cutting across the keys. this is very bad news for the miami area, maybe a little bit better towards west palm. we are going to see some deviation on this over the next day or two. probably unfortunately all the way until saturday. everybody has to keep watching. in the short-term, tricks and pecos about to get pummeled. what we saw happen in bermuda and the lesser tea leaves and british virgin islands, that's about to happen in turks and pecos. that same force of the storm. then it moves to the southern bahamas before it makes the tur turn. the water is really warm. we've had this category 5 for
the better part of two days. it's been moving over warm water. the darker colors, that's even warmer temperatures. there isn't any reason fuel wise we're going to see the storm weekend. finally, one last thing. yesterday irma went over the leeward islands. cat 5 hurricane. take a look at hurricane jose. it's a major hurricane. that white line is what happened with irma. take a look at the cone here for jose. by saturday, we might be talking about a second major hurricane landfall on the same islands here in about a four to five day period. it's unfathomable when you see the pictures. >> category 3 behind a category 5. we'll be back to you. something to think about. if you've got friends on the west coast of florida, this was one scenario. it's going to be bad over here but not horrible.
if they are right and we come up like this, that means marco island, naples, fort myers, cape coral up into charlotte county. all of you could face hurricane force winds. everyone. collier county and charlotte county and up into tampa bay. sarasota and tampa proper. listen to your local managers, your local warnings. this shift is going to mean changes for what happens in bonita springs. this means more water, more wins, more storm. the worst part of a storm, the circular i, counterclockwise, low pressure center. the worst is the upper right quadrant. in this case, look at this storm. there is water all the way around it. the winds are the worst right here but hurricane force winds extend out for 50 miles in all directions.
if it does with that european model says, that means they could get her case force -- hurricane force winds all over. >> it has grown in size since yesterday. hurricane force winds extend out 70 miles from the center. florida is anywhere from 98 to 100 miles across, if it comes up the center, you have 70 miles out from the center on either side, little bit more on the right-hand side. then talking about the entire peninsula, especially the southern half. keep in mind also if it makes landfall 150-mile-an-hour wind storm, it takes a while for that to wind down. it hits as a category 1, maybe six, seven hours later it's a tropical storm. if it hits as a cat 4, cat 5, it's going to take 12 to 18 hours for those winds to get below hurricane force. we could be watching a lot of
the florida peninsula getting those kinds of wins. keep in mind this is the forecast as of now. it's been going back and forth, 30 miles in either direction. >> shepard: rick reichmuth in the extreme weather center. we will keep you updated. bottom line, what you need to know, if you are in an evacuation area, evacuate. if you are in an area anywhere on the peninsula of florida, be ready. continuing coverage throughout the day and fox news channel. "the specialists" is next after a quick break. lo! marco...! polo! marco...! polo! marco...! sì? polo! marco...! polo! scusa? ma io sono marco polo, ma... marco...! playing "marco polo" with marco polo? surprising. ragazzini, io sono marco polo. sì, sono qui... what's not surprising? how much money amanda and keith saved by switching to geico. ahhh... polo.
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>> eboni: i'm eboni k. williams with kat timpf and mark steyn. this is "the fox news specialists" ." bipartisanship and dealmaking are suddenly in vogue in washington. this afternoon the senate passed a bill sponsored by president trump and democratic leaders chuck schumer and nancy pelosi raising the debt ceiling and funding the government into december. along with devoting $15 billion for hurricane harvey relief. the house is expected to pass the bill quickly and president trump isn't stopping there. also agree with senator schumer to pursue a plane that would
eliminate debt ceiling votes altogether. administration officials are advancing the new shift in strategy. >> we are very happy we have a deal. the president's priority was to make sure we had funding for harvey and to make sure we raise the debt limit to pay for it. we have accomplished that. the best part about it as this clears out the next 90 days for us to focus on important things. we have the funding for harvey. we are focused on tax reform. that's going to be the big priority for the next 90 days. we are going to work with the two committees on that and get that down to the floor so we can have a bill passed for the president to sign. >> eboni: the mood by president trump they have some establishment republicans up in arms but former governor mike huckabee argues they are out of touch. >> they are not nearly as unhappy with the president as the american people are unhappy with this republican congress. there is outrage, and i don't think these guys get it. they are furious at them for not being able to deliver to a
president. >> eboni: let's bring in today's specialists. founder and executive director of turning point usa, charlie kirk. he is the founder of the bipartisan d.c. firm, gianno caldwell. we see mnuchin talking about harvey relief. also talking about tax reform which most americans want regardless of party affiliation. this feels like a layoff for president trump, an opportunity put legislative points on board. >> gianno: i think it was the right move, the deal he made yesterday. i think for many of my conservative friends that have objected to the deal, you put him in this environment. congressional republicans put donald trump in this environment where he had to get democratic votes. my issue with this is the optics. in addition to the optics, this deal doesn't just have a three month deadline.
it took the cap off the funding. where as you can rack up as much debt as you want. in d.c., when do we cut spending? >> eboni: for conservatives, this looks like a disaster. certainly not a conservative move on the part of the president. politically is there going to be a consequence? >> charlie: there might be. i don't love the deal. i can see why he did what he did. the g.o.p. congress takes off the month of august after doing nothing for six months. >> eboni: they needed a break. >> charlie: they come back and expect some triumphant return. you didn't get obamacare done, you didn't get the agenda, nonsense on the wall. i want my tax cuts. i need breathing room. i am a fiscal conservative, i agree. where are the spending cuts? i can empathize because the g.o.p. congress is doing nothing. >> kat: the one thing we agree y agree on is let's just keep spending.
i don't know how the g.o.p. can still, much of the g.o.p. can say it's the party of fiscal responsibility and keep a straight face. it's not. they spend money on different things. >> nobody likes paul ryan and mitch mcconnell. they run the most incompetent parliamentary majority on the planet. i may be unfair. i don't know what's -- by most of the world standards they been complete incompetence for eight months. that's the best view of the situation. the worst view is they are deliberately indifferent or hostile to the president's agenda. >> eboni: let's talk about that. some people have said they feel on some level paul ryan and even mitch mcconnell might be trying to sabotage the president's agenda, whether it's intentional or not. their actions have not been comprehensive to support it. >> mark: i think they are trying to -- i think they are
trying to turn him. they are trying to turn him into a housetrained, normal republican president. george bush sr. they are trying to -- >> eboni: they are trying to tame him. >> mark: and that would be fine if they weren't totally incompetent. mitch mcconnell comes back after his month off and says we've got a lot to do. we've got a lot to do. we've got to ensure we don't default and we've got to fund the government. that's housekeeping. that's not doing anything. that's like saying i've got a lot to do. i've got to try to remember to pay the electric bill and then i got to remember to transfer $50 into my savings account. >> eboni: it's crazy. when i talk about legislative points on the board, when this president goes out to stump for people which he will do and they
try to hold on to his coattails. his popularity with his base remains intact. what will be the articulate double points of legislative achievement about what we all know is a republican run white house, congress, and signage. >> gianno: i take you to my newest, favorite book "pretty powerful." you may not have heard of it. >> eboni: i think it comes out on tuesday. >> gianno: amazon. all the talent and intelligence in the world, all the hard work in the world doesn't matter unless it's coupled with opportunity. president trump took an opportunity and he's going to continue to take the opportunity to advance the agenda. we need tax reform desperately. this was set up to get that done. mcconnell hasn't performed. speaker ryan hasn't performed. and i feel really bad about that because i thought hard, just like a lot of you, to get a republican majority. we are in a position, and i know
these guys, i know they are legitimately good guys. worked with paul ryan on the mitt romney campaign. now we are in a situation where we look awful. you have nancy pelosi going around grinning about this opportunity to work with donald trump and saying we pushed him on a deal. this is the deal we presented. >> kat: if that's the only thing they get done, they had agreed to spend as much as they want. >> charlie: that is bipartisanship. >> eboni: the optics look really bad. nancy can barely contain the smile on her face. schumer is a grinning like cheshire cat. >> charlie: from where i disagree, he bartered a deal with the very same people that are investigating him and his entire business enterprise. suppose it collusion with russia. these are people that have been, if an impeachment vote would brought to the floor, they would enthusiastically get behind it.
>> mark: that's how bad ryan and mcconnell are. even slimy duplicitous toads like schumer seem reasonable. i think with the president is thinking, he had to blow up the traditional power structure. paul ryan does not own me. mitch mcconnell does not own me. i can work with other people. >> gianno: hopefully it works out. >> charlie: if he gets tax cuts done, it will work out. >> eboni: does this by him any political capital with the democrats? we need another block. president trump tweeting out assurances to daca recipients. what's going on in d.c.?
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>> kat: the developments in washington over the last 24 hours may have you thinking you've woken up in an episode of the twilight zone. a tweet from president trump, he writes: "for all of those -- daca -- that are concerned about your status during the 6 month period, you have nothing to worry about. no action!" a bizarre twist. apparently president trump put that out there at the request of nancy pelosi. if that weren't weird enough, today pelosi described her cordial discussion with the president over the dream act. >> we made it very clear in the course of the conversation that the priority was to pass the dream act, that we wanted to do it. obviously it has to be bipartisan. the president said he would support it. he would sign it. but we have to get it passed, and that's a high priority. >> kat: i'm going to try to make this broader. it's hard for these people not
to worry. of course if you are in that situation, you're going to worry. the only way to permanently not have to worry is to have a go through the legislature. >> mark: i am sympathetic. i am a legal immigrant. i wouldn't make that mistake again. once you are in the system, there is no end to it. there's a zillion and one. i am committing 47 paperwork infractions in the hour i am sitting here and i don't even know it. they are dreamers because they took a flat bottom skiff across the rio grande. for the boring people who fill in the paperwork, we are nondreamers. we are america's worst nightmare. i loathed the sentimental is asian of public policy, kat. >> kat: talking about people came here as children. i want to talk about nancy pelosi. she is so concerned about it and sniff actually starting to work on a bill, she thinks that what they would want is for her to
call the presidents and say tweet out they are going to be okay. >> charlie: i think he only tweeted that because the role of nancy pelosi was going to be shown and every time she's on cable tv, his ratings skyrocket. the president, i think the right decision to not act on daca. it was done by executive fiat under president obama. is congress going to do anything? absolutely not. they can't get together -- actually they can get together to agree to borrow a trillion dollars. >> eboni: i think that's accurate. we all know, including president trump, that congress is going to be unable. when the president talks about handing this to congress with the intention of a long term, as you point out, solution for the so-called dreamers, i don't buy
it. experience knows and what we've seen has shown us that congress is absolutely incompetent. you might even use stronger words. we know it's going to be an epic failure to pick up the ball. they won't do it in six months. they probably wouldn't do it in six years. these 750,000 some people who came here as children are understandably concerned and fearful. it's perko >> gianno: it feels like it's 2016 all over again and hillary clinton won. the democrats are taking credit for all the potential legislative action. it's a sad scenario. there's been this fake outrage at the part of people like mayor rahm emanuel of chicago saying this is a trump-free zone. we know according to president obama himself who said
he couldn't unilaterally create law or rewrite the federal statutes, he is saying daca was going to be a temporary program. knowing it was going to be temporary, why are you so outraged? >> eboni: the opportunistic point you made, you're right. president obama knew. he used it teach common law. he's not dumb when it comes to constitutional restrictions. this is beyond the scope of the executive branch. he did as a temporary measure. i think he thought it was a better opportunity than doing nothing. nothing would've been successful. this is where president trump, going back to old tweets, old things, 2012 he said he would have compassion for these peopl people. >> mark: in practical terms, it makes no difference. we are having a constitutional argument about whether it's the president or the legislature who has the right to surrender to the mass lawbreaking that nobody
does anything about. >> gianno: the supreme court -- the president has broad authority who to let in and who leaves, but congress has the ultimate authority in terms of immigration. with that being the case, wouldn't you rather, specially people are saying donald trump is a racist, a bigot, he is cruel to animals, humans and everything else. >> kat: he doesn't even have a dog. >> charlie: the dreamers should be thanking president trump. circuit court was about to strike it down. needed to act on it or all the dreamers would be in a terrible situation. >> mark: no one would be deported. >> eboni: people can get deported. >> kat: people have been deported before. straight ahead, the latest on hurricane irma and the dire threat to florida. ♪
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>> eboni: florida racing to prepare for the potential big one with hurricane irma quickly bearing down on the stage. we go to fox news chief meteorologist rick reichmuth. excuse me, rick. >> it's a doozy. the last image is on visible satellite, this is what the satellite sees looking down, the center, turks and caicos getting pummeled by cat 5 hurricane. similar to what we saw yesterda yesterday, british virgin islands. they have never seen that strong of a storm. this is what the future radar looks like. it's going to move through the
southern bahama islands. nothing at all that's going to break the storm apart and this brings us to saturday morning. still a very well-defined storm. all the forecasting shows it will maintain category 5, may be category 4 strength through the interaction in south florida. a lot of that is because the water temperature is incredibly warm. it's going to be going over the warmest water and its life span so far. plenty of fuel for the storm. you take a look at what's happening. storm surge, maybe 15 to 20 feet across the islands in turks and caicos. a lot of those islands aren't that tall. were going to have a complete wash over of those islands. 45, 46 feet of waves. all of those waves moving that direction, things are looking bad. overall the forecast track has changed a little bit from what we've been talking about throughout much of today. it shifted a little bit to the west. it's really not good news for all of this population zone on the eastern shore of florida,
especially around homestead and towards miami. that would put in an intense storm surge in this area. not just the wind but the storm surge probably one of the worst storms we've ever seen in this area. >> eboni: that sounds incredible. if you are in that area, it has to feel really terrifying. how confident are leaf without prediction two days out? >> not super confident. we are confident florida is going to get a big impact from the storm. most of the trending is going toward the eastern side of florida. this is the european model and it's probably the best forecasting model we have. in the last run, it took a jog to the west and that without making landfall over the keys and brings all the bad weather, it's bad weather everywhere but the worst of the weather tore the miami area. this is the first run that's moved that far west. it will probably bounce back and forth. i don't think we will really know exactly what track it takes until we see the right-hand
turn, and that's going to be saturday. even tomorrow were not going to know for sure. anywhere in south florida is going to be dealing with hurricane force winds and eventually probably towards monday, north florida come into georgia. prior runs show this further offshore, still a possibility. second landfall, georgia and south carolina but may be possibly it stays over the florida peninsula. >> kat: what impact do you think hurricane jose might have? >> not much impact on what's happening with hurricane irma but i tell you what. this is really frightening. category 5, worst hurricane ever went over these northern islands. the lesser entity leads into the british virgin islands. the pictures coming out are devastating. hurricane was a behind it is now a cat 3 hurricane. yesterday, right here in this cone, possibly second major landfall. i've never heard of anything
like that. when you imagine the pictures we've seen. all of that debris, the houses and structures that have been weekend. now another storm right behind it. it's kind of unfathomable. >> mark: they don't have many tall buildings in those delightful sleepy british colonies but they do in florida. the wind speeds, as i understand, get higher the taller you get. in a tall building, it's more like 200 miles an hour. what's it going to do to those buildings? >> it's a great question. we haven't seen that a cross among those buildings. since hurricane andrew, they the putting better building codes and a lot of south florida. in some cases, those building
codes could stand it. cat 4 or cat 5 is probably past the ability with some of those windows. i think we will see a lot of window damage. we could see winds at the higher elevations may be 20 miles higher than you'll see at the ground. >> eboni: rick reichmuth, thank you so much. coming up, steve bannon holding nothing back in an upcoming interview with 60 minutes. virtually no one is spared, and i do mean no one. out how many ys that money would last them. how long do you think we'll keep -- oooooohhh! you stopped! you're gonna leave me back here at year 9? how did this happen? it turned out, a lot of people fell short, of even the average length of retirement. we have to think about not when we expect to live to, but when we could live to. let's plan for income that lasts all our years in retirement. prudential. bring your challenges. what's going on? oh hey! ♪ that's it? yeah. ♪ everybody two seconds! ♪
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>> kat: steve bannon is coming out swinging in his first tv interview since his ouster from the white house. the interview with "60 minutes" airs this weekend. bannon addresses his persona in the media. >> how do you want to be perceived today, because you have immediate image? >> it's pretty accurate, i am a street fighter. i think that's why donald trump and i get along so well. donald trump is a fighter, great counterpunch are. i'm going to be his wing man outside for the entire time. >> you will not be attacking donald trump? >> our purpose is to support donald trump. >> and destroy his enemies? >> make sure his enemies know there is no free shot on goal. >> gianno: as you are reading that, the first thing i heard
was steve bannon is coming out. i was like "really?" i have worked for a number of elected officials. one of the first rules i learned was you never become a distraction for your boss. steve bannon was nothing but a major distraction for donald trump. there was questions about, is donald trump racist because steve bannon works for him? is donald trump as smart as he says he is because steve bannon is pretty much the puppet master. all these questions came up and he should have been kicked out of the white house a long time ago. i understand the populism. i appreciate the fact that donald trump is not an ideologue. i appreciate the fact that he has an america first vision. could be a democrat, could be a republican. whoever has the best idea for america, let's go with it. i appreciate that. this guy was better on the outside the whole time. >> kat: he talked about his image. is a pretty powerful? do you think street fighter
doesn't work? >> kat: this is for you. tuesday, september 12, at a bookstore nor you. -- near you. the announcement steve bannon was going to be a top advisor in this white house, i think people that were possibly willing to consider open-mindedness when it came to president trump immediately closed down. there's a narrow interpretation of what steve bannon represents. >> charlie: i will disagree a little bit. a little bit. some people mislabel steve bannon in a lot of different ways. being a white supremacist and racist. >> eboni: is that a mislabel? do you understand why based on some of the statements of headlines on breitbart that that's -- some of the headlines. you can talk about the alt-right, he talked about jews. daca never said anything like that.
>> eboni: that has been on breitbart. >> charlie: no. they had a couple headlines against billy crystal a few years ago but i wouldn't say breitbart -- >> eboni: do you understand why some people would interpret it that way? >> charlie: wrongly. based on the information, that they would wrongly come to that conclusion. the reason i am disturbed steve bannon is no longer the white house is, who was more consistent with president trump's agenda than steve bannon? >> mark: to your point, benny, one of the things about trump that happened during the primary was the traditional things that destroy people, accusations of racism or whites premises them, trump was able to overcome them. bannon was an important part of the fact that he could overcome political correctness. when bannon bites the dust, that tells you something about trump's power. >> eboni: i don't think bannon bit the dust.
i take him at his word he's going to be an advocate for the president outside the white house. i think he might be more effective. the tensions internally were making him ineffective. if you want to say he's a protector of the president, i don't disagree. >> mark: it is becoming too normal a white house. the crazy people, the bannons. >> gianno: since when? >> mark: i i love the drama. you are saying in america, you have professionals in the front window showing off. >> gianno: that's what you are doing last night. >> charlie: you said he became a distraction. he only did one interview in his entire time in the white house. his last week after he --
>> gianno: an individual working in the white house versus the president's agenda. >> charlie: because of him or people who saw him. >> kat: we are going to have to continue at a later date. we have to say goodbye to our specialists. charlie kirk and gianno caldwell. they give for joining us. up next, it's "wait, what" ."
time for... >> "wait, what." >> mark: i will kick things off. this is from my hometown in toronto. the winner, juan carlos ortiz. a record bee beard. he kept it on his face for 61 minutes. my beard is tics. about 15 minutes later, they are going to be on eboni. >> eboni: i assure you that is fake news. >> kat: a hotel in belgium letting lonely guests and goldfish overnight to stay with them. i have a real problem with this for many reasons. first of all, not a cuddly animal. and not a hearty animal. it's easy to accidentally kill a goldfish. i've done it many times.
accidentally. if you are so upset you are renting a fish to spend the night, you probably can't handle its death. irresponsible. >> eboni: back to school for many parents across the country and one special cherub going to school for the first time. prince george. they are really cute pictures. >> kat: think about the goldfish having those mommies and daddies. >> eboni: walking in, little george, so adorable. he is dressed like a little prince. i love it. >> mark: dressed like an english schoolboy. that's a nice look. that is it. thank you for today, thanks for watching, and make sure to follow the show on social media. on twitter and facebook.
5:00 will never be the same. bret baier, "special report," and all your hurricane irma coverage from the caribbean to florida is coming up right now. >> bret: this is a fox news alert. i am bret baier in washington as hurricane irma moves closer to florida. we look at the preparations and the devastation this hurricane is left behind. hurricane jose is just behind irma and it's gaining strength. president trump on why he turned away from congressional republicans .