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t. we will monitor it very early in the morning. all day on the network for anything business. if it matters to you, it matters to us. fox business. we will see you tomorrow. "the five" is next. >> kimberly: i'm kimberly guilfoyle with juan williams, jesse watters, dana perino and greg gutfeld. it's 5:00 in new york city and this is "the five" ." political stakes are high as president trump and the g.o.p. now try to tackle tax reform after failing to repeal obamacare. will they succeed? the president made his way to indianapolis this afternoon to roll out a plan to overhaul the tax code. >> we are going to cut taxes for the middle class, make the tax code simpler and more fair for everyday americans. and we are going to bring back the jobs and wealth that have
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left our country. and most people thought left our country for good. we want tax reform that's progrowth, pro-jobs, pro-worker, profamily, and yes, tax reform that is pro-american. >> kimberly: the president's plan would slash the corporate tax rate to 20%. here is martha mr. trump a short while ago -- >> we need washington to promote american jobs instead of obstructing them. that's what i've been working to achieve every day since i took office. that is what i talked about on the campaign trail. already we are seeing the results of an economic policy that finally puts america first.
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>> kimberly: dana, a lot of people have an opinion about this. the president, his campaign, the policies. one of the big things was tax reform. they need to be able to achieve something especially on the heels of another failed attempt with health care. how did you feel the president did today in terms of messaging? >> dana: i think the rollout has been pretty good. he had to give the speech on the teleprompter. i hope he doesn't do a ton of them on them because tax reform hasn't been done really well in 30 years. his ability to sell it in plain spoken words in the way he does this actually probably one of the best things he has going for it. i think the text of the plan and the speech, you read it on paper, a little bit in the weeds but you can get the just. the left is painting this as tax cuts for the rich and only going
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to benefit the wealthy. that's not true but it's hard to argue it on the other side. i think he started to do that today and i think based on what i've heard that the white house has a pretty good plan to get their coalition together in order to try to advance this. i really do think the rich are going to end up paying more. if you are in the zip code where you really wanted hillary clinton to win, you should be glad because you shot the -- you thought though -- thought the rich should pay more. >> kimberly: the contents of the tax reform. will it be obstructionist. even if you tax the rich. >> whenever they say they are simplifying something, it's never truly simplified. they still use jargon i don't understand. there is something about a tax at a rate of zero. what does that mean? you are not being taxed? why don't you just say you're
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not going to be taxed. taxed at a rate of zero goes way over my head. i am not that bright on this stuff. simplify it. really simplified. the problem i has is the order in which the administration tackle the issues. it's like with obamacare or tax reform, i would have loved it if they had done tax reform first. they chose the wrong lane at the supermarket. the obamacare lane should not move. if you -- the tax reform line coming would've zoomed through. three items or less. >> kimberly: i hate when that happens at the airport. >> greg: you are always going, how did that happen? >> jesse: looking at the other line but you are already in there. >> dana: looking for your wife or husband. >> greg: you move, than the other line opens up. >> jesse: we do a lot of the grocery shopping. >> juan: i just tell them i am "the five" and i get right
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through. >> greg: that is "the five" privilege, juan. >> dana: check your privilege. >> kimberly: jesse, you were a little bit critical of the president before about tax reform. how did you feel about it today? >> jesse: i still want to see meaty cuts. i'm not happy about a few things. he's holding out the possibility of still raising on the very wealthy. this is obama's third term. this is not what people signed up for. i don't know where he's coming off. i guess this is a populist thing or that a deficit hawk deal. i don't get it. i don't think a lot of his core base want to soak the rich. i don't. i think they would like tax cuts for themselves but i don't think they are in it to get back at the greedy billionaires. i also don't like that he's only cutting the top rate from 39 to 35. reagan slashed the top rate in
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his two terms from 70 to 28. to sell this as a reagan-esque tax cut is incorrect. they should be cutting capital gains and dividend taxes. i think it helps older americans. i like the income tax reductions as a general point. it's our money. it's not the government's money. the increase of the child tax credit. the doubling of the deduction. helping lower income people. for americans, some will pay zero. i don't understand what that means, but it sounds good. eliminate the death tax. that should've been out a long time ago. the president is selling this as a corporate tax reduction is going to be the key driver of growth and job creation and wage growth. and then you're going to bring back money from overseas as well and invest more in america. it's an america first tax cut. i think there's a lot of good things.
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there's an bad things, but on the whole, it's better than what we have now. >> kimberly: so there is room for improvement you think but it's going in the right direction. >> dana: it's only going to get tupper. if this is your opening bid, it's not going to get better for you. >> jesse: that's what he wanted to open the bit at 15% on the corporate side. >> kimberly: dana said there is some things here that the democrats and liberal should be okay with. shouldn't be too displeasing to them. are you feeling pleased, juan? >> juan: i am curious because i don't know -- i think it would be great if we had tax reform in this country. i really do. i think it would like a more simple, direct way to know what taxes they are paying, why they are paying them and feel they are going to a good use by the government. on those things, i say great. president trump during the campaign promised it would be tax reform, i wouldn't simply be about tax cuts that would open the door to what's been described here as tax cuts for the very rich. by the way, according to the
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polls, and bc-"wall street journal," 55% of americans oppose any kind of cut for the corporate tax rate. they also think the rich should pay more. i don't know but that's with the american people think. when i am looking at this, i'm thinking the republicans have given up on tax reform. now all they want to do his tax cuts. the driver, as jesse was income's corporate tax cuts. the argument they are, an interesting one, this economy would be doing even better. we would knock them out. would be the global titan if we could lower our tax rate to be competitive with tax rates in europe and the rest of the world. then when you look at it, you discover wait a second. our tax rates aren't out of line. guess what. you look at the deductions and the write-offs and our corporate tax rate and that's what galls me, jesse, mr. populist. there's half or more of american corporations that pay zero. if you are puzzled, this is your
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answer. zero means you pay no taxes. >> that's because the corporate lobbyists and the swamp sit in these rooms and rewrite these things to carve out the loopholes and the incentives. >> juan: it's troubling to me because i think the president wants something. he's given up on tax reform. he wants tax cuts but has open the door to democrats having a very effective argument. >> kimberly: the tax form announcement comes on the heels of a health care defeat again. the president is not losing hope. >> i was hoping this will be put on my desk right after we won the election and i would come in and sign. it didn't work that way. a couple people that i won't say anything. but early next year when reconciliation kicks back and, in any event, long before the november election, we are going to have a vote and we are going to be able to get that through, and i think we will get it through very easily. >> kimberly: greg, you were saying earlier you take issue
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strongly. not with the use of the term zero but the order in which the president tried to -- >> greg: it's like being faced with two choices. a beautiful swimming pool and the la brea tar pit. every time you go to health care, it is the la brea tar pit. people in california know what that is. it's like basically a big tar pit. we used to go there as kids. that was where my parents took me. >> jesse: that explain so much much. >> dana: you are not supposed to eat it. >> kimberly: that was your community pool? >> greg: what was so wrong with the graham-cassidy bill? why does that have to be perfect? you are never going to get a perfect bill. instead you're going to sit here and one person is not going to like this. the perfect bill will not exist. this will not happen. >> juan: to do just say tax reform will happen? >> greg: no, i was talking about graham-cassidy. >> kimberly: dana, it was interesting that the president mentioned. he seemed upset that perhaps
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this was something he wanted to do. >> dana: i like it that he is being more open. that gives him a chance to look ahead. also he knows a lot of republican donors are sitting there thinking, are you kidding me? we don't have anything at this point? he can blame the establishment and the people on capitol hill and the swamp. the truth is he will have to pay the price for that. but i do think the democrats still my play ball on tax reform. if the president continues to press in these red states that have democratic senators that are up for election, he might be able to have enough in order to get tax reform done. it might not be what reagan was able to do but that's because there's not that much room to cut. the tax rates aren't at 70%. right now you can't raise enough revenue in order to pay for the things we want. i think we are having a bigger discussion about health care and tax reform but we are not really having it here.
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the people are having it, and that's kind of what kind of government do you want? what do you expect them to be able to pay for? how much do you think americans should contribute to the government? those are bigger issue questions. >> greg: why are children so special? tax credits. you get a tax credit for having a kid. i want a tax credit for my barbell. that's every bit as expensive as a child. >> juan: who invited wc fields? >> greg: if i disappeared from this earth, four or five bars would go out of business. i want a tax credit for my bar bill. >> kimberly: relatable problems, greg. it >> greg: why do you get a tax break for a kid? why should that be part of a tax plan? maybe you shouldn't have kids. >> jesse: procreation is a good thing for most civilized countries. >> juan: if anyone was
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anti-kid. >> greg: they are little, juan juan. >> kimberly: some of them grow up to be bigger monsters. >> greg: i am saving the world from future mis. >> jesse: i didn't want to bring this up but i am. dana predicted graham-cassidy was going to pass. and she predicted. >> dana: i had hope and faith. the president left the door ope open. [laughter] save this clip and we'll play it again. >> juan: are you going to say juan was right all along? >> jesse: no, i would never say that. >> kimberly: he's not going to go that far. listen, she is a glass half-full. coming up, roy moore scores a big victory over luther strange in alabama. what does that mean for the g.o.p.? what does it mean for the president? stay with us. heck
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♪ >> jesse: we have a winner in alabama. roy moore, former chief justice of the state supreme court beat president trump's pick to live for jeff sessions' former seat
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in the senate. he backed luther strange. headlines on the major newspapers for a call it a blow to the g.o.p. establishment and the president's clout. >> i think the people of alabama know me and they understand what i stand for. i certainly support president trump's agenda. yes, i'm an outsider, not part of the establishment. i don't think the president knew me and when he gets to know me, he will understand i do support a very conservative agenda for this country, and i think he will back me. i have received a call from him, that's what he said he would do. >> jesse: speaking earlier today, the president said moore will be a great senator and everything is going to work out. it was a big loss for mitch mcconnell who also backed strange. moore said he will get past the majority leader's snob if he wins in december with some conditions. >> as long as he stands for a conservative agenda on what we promised the republicans, i will work with anyone.
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>> jesse: okay. kimberly. this guy is an interesting point. point. west point grad, vietnam veteran, kick boxer, ranch hand. what kind of splash do you see moore making in the u.s. senate? >> kimberly: i think he's probably going to go in there and be respectful. at the same time, he's not afraid to stand up and speak his mind and buck the trend. do i think it's a situation where mcconnell and the rest that supported him, they have to be able to work together to achieve common goals. do i think the president is heartbroken over it? i don't. i think the president is like look, this is no problem and he means it. he's going to work with the monies probably going to do everything he can. more than make up with it with some amazing rally this going to go in our over.
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when he returns to alabama. there's going to be a lot of money dumped into try to see if the democrat can win. i think it's going to work out. i think it would've been better if they were all on the same team and unified and pick the same person. i will be honest and say that. didn't happen. but look, the sun rose again. >> jesse: still probably going to be a republican senator from alabama. mcconnell didn't really fare well in this race. pumped a whole lot of money in there and his association with strange probably hurt strange. mcconnell has an 18% approval rating. >> dana: true. i think in addition to that, luther strange was appointed by the disgraced outgoing governor of alabama. that story is a doozy. it's really bad. there was an association there already that probably for most people in alabama, they wanted a clean break. i almost called him senator. giving him a promotion.
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mr. moore was already very popular all throughout alabama. you might argue they might have gone with moore from the beginning and save that money but i do think the agenda that moore was talking about is pretty secure. i don't think alabama is going to vote for a democrat. juan is looking questioningly. here is what i would say to the democrats, don't waste your money. if you think moore is so crazy town that he's going to be a problem for the republicans, let it go. >> jesse: do the democrats have any money left? >> dana: they are raking in so much money they don't even know how to spend it. >> jesse: this is the ten commandments guy. >> greg: he is definitely old-school. he says -- did he say you could go to jail for being gay?
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i think donald trump is a different kind of republican. trump was for gay marriage before obama was. trump did what we all did last year. he sat on the wrong horse. we all bounced back. probably a strong candidate but i don't think there's a huge message saying it's a blow to the g.o.p. establishment. i see a group of people picking one guy over the other because they knew him more. >> jesse: simplifying it too much? or is there more? >> juan: it is fascinating because i think donald trump is the lead player in american politics by far and yet donald trump could not beat populist politics is run by bannon, palin, hannity. >> dana: he won all but 67
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counties. >> juan: what was with pulling a gun out? >> dana: he was just proving he was -- >> jesse: in alabama, that might work. >> juan: he pulls a gun out. what is this? he's a second amendment guy. don't mention it? i didn't mention it. let's pretend i didn't say a word. it didn't happen. i want to make this point. doug jones being so quickly dismissed, a democrat who will run against strange in december was a former u.s. attorney under bill clinton. joe biden is in there making robo calls. big money going in. he is the guy who won a conviction in the bombing of the little girls in the birmingham church. he has some energy behind him at this moment. he says people in alabama are tired of being embarrassed by the kind of politics practiced by man who believes the u.s.
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constitution. >> greg: a biden robo call is just him in a robe. >> jesse: trump deleted all the tweets where he endorsed big luther. like it didn't happen. >> greg: don't endorse based on height. >> jesse: he doesn't do it with tall people. not a good track record. hillary clinton launched one of the most irresponsible attacks to date. we will roll the tape next.
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>> he is not a democrat, little d. >> he is a top down guy. he has tendencies towards authoritarianism. >> he is no different than putin? >> hopefully he hasn't ordered the killing of journalists and the like. >> kimberly: this is like groundhog day. i don't know what's going on with this book tour. it's never-ending. she is selling books, okay. at a certain point, he seemed to lose any kind of credibility when you're sitting there comparing the president of the united states to putin. where does she get off doing that? >> juan: do you buy the argument he's not a businessman who believes in top-down structures? >> kimberly: i think that's different than comparing him to putin. that's more like he has a philosophy. best practices, being a ceo. that type of thing. that's very different than saying he is someone who murders people, journalists and whateve
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whatever. >> greg: but businessmen are evil. remember that. >> kimberly: wall street, yes. >> dana: i think donald trump has not tried to subvert the system. when you are putin, basically you say, those term limit things, they don't exist. age limit, doesn't exist anymore. things have to go through congress, no. president trump is working through the system. if you are concerned about his policies, look at what happened with the travel ban. initially rejected by the courts. they reworked it and put it forward. health care doesn't pass twice. taxing from, going through congress, doing all the things. i don't see the autocratic tendencies she sees. >> juan: well, it's not only hillary clinton. take a look at this interview, also by charlie rose, with ruth bader ginsburg. >> do you think sexism played a role in the campaign? >> do i think so?
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i have no doubt. [applause] >> do you think it was decisive? >> so many things -- >> if hillary clinton had been a man, she would have won the election? >> there are so many things that might've been decisive but that was a major, major factor. >> juan: i am afraid to do this but you've got to do it. jesse, is it the case that sexism decided this election? >> jesse: watch? i just fell asleep listening to ruth bader ginsburg. that was electrifying. and charlie rose, the two of them. they should go on tour together. she might have a point about sexism but it might be the opposite point. what if hillary benefited from sexism? what if more women voted for hillary because she was a woman? that wouldn't have otherwise. i don't think the country is sexist. you can ever quantify that. someone in a polling booth would tell a pollster i don't want a
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woman in the white house. a lot of one in besides hillary could run in -- probably win. oprah winfrey, michelle obama, diane sawyer. >> juan: they haven't been attacked. >> jesse: i will do some damage if they are the nominee. there is a lot of great women out there who could probably outperform hillary. >> kimberly: canada lisa rice. >> jesse: her name is out there. she's a great candidate. >> juan: greg, you watch ruth bader ginsburg. i want to hear what you think. >> greg: charlie rose and ruth bader ginsburg talking to each other is amazing. it's like the early bird special at the ground around. i don't know, sexism did play a role. but it helped hillary get as far she did. if hillary wasn't female, there probably would have been a president sanders or nominee or
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biden. but she got it because she was owed it. it was her turn. her time. she had to be the historical first. that created a shield around her not from the republicans but from her allies who could not criticize her. you couldn't come after her because she was the woman candidate. she deserved it. and it allowed women to help cheat with her. you had women giving her questions because we are sisters. hey, i'm going to help you out. i'm not going to help sanders. i'm going to help you out with the questions for the debate. >> juan: wait a second. you don't give any credence to the idea that it's difficult for a woman politician to win. >> dana: you said there was. you said there was success -- was sexism. it >> greg: yes but it helped her get as far as she did. it's easier for a woman, for minorities to run for office than ever before. >> juan: that's true but i
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think among republicans, conservatives, traditionalists, there's a real resistance. >> dana: don't you think sarah palin could say the same? that sexism played a role in her being attacked in that campaign not being successful. >> kimberly: i don't think that's fair to label conservative republicans and men and say they would be sexist and not want to support a woman candidate. i think they want to support a strong candidate that holds their values, fiscally conservative, smaller government and supports the military. >> juan: one last point to you you. when you hear president trump in the campaign say "nasty woman" or talk about grabbing women, don't you think if i'm an evangelical, i don't -- but they went for president trump. >> kimberly: i'm sure they didn't like that. they didn't feel it was appropriate but maybe they believed on balance he was the best candidate based on his platform and policies. >> greg: to the point about the autocratic criticism.
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i had mentioned a couple times when trump was running. this is a guy. he likes strongmen. talked about strongmen. there's a possibility. when you watch what's happening now, you could be further from the truth. you are seeing more protests, more criticism. no one is going to jail. the american public is learning more about checks and balances on her trumpet ever before. when you think about under obama, a filmmaker was put in jail. journalists were investigated. that happened under obama. fox news journalists. we know everything going on because he's telling us everything, donald trump. >> kimberly: didn't hillary tie up reporters? >> greg: i think bill did that too but that was at a party. >> juan: the leaks in the investigations are ongoing. the sessions on it. ahead, north korea apparently stumped by president trump. my man gregory's monologue next.
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geico motorcycle, great rates for great rides. ♪ >> greg: side shots depress me. north korea is started to sweat. officials from the hermit hellhole have been reaching out to american experts to learn more about our president. they contacted people who worked under previous administrations. why would they do that? are they curious or are they scared? do they think trump could be reasoned with or do they wonder if he might push a button? the point is, they don't know. we don't know. i don't know. who knows? nobody knows. nobody knows. that's great. nobody knows anything. it's like msnbc. if there is one promise trump nailed, it's keeping our foes guessing.
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you have a tyrannical regime whose countries in the dark, now in the dark even more on trump. it's the odd charm of the president. his thoughts are well-known. he tweets about them daily but his actions are unpredictable. he really is the guy at the end of the bar you don't want to take off or make eye contact. it's not that this guy might be nuts. it's that he means business and may be nuts. how refreshing is it to have the bad guys worry about us for once rather than reverse? the question, what if trump is crazy replaces what if kim jong un is crazy. they are the ones wandering around, asking questions about the new sheriff, wondering if you will really shoot first. if they asked me, i would say yes but who knows. dana, a policy question. are you allowed -- if the north koreans contact you, dana perino, would you take the meeting? >> dana: like a government
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official? i would take the meeting and called the state department at the same time. i might even call before and say these guys have asked to meet with me. i read the new yorker cover story a couple weeks ago. fascinating. he got to go to north korea with two handlers from the u.n. they take him there and at every turn because their job is to explain trump to kim jong un, instead of basically taking him around to see the sights, they keep asking him. this thing in the paper here. is this normal? the reporter ends up being the one trying to explain. it's interesting. i recommend the article. >> greg: no one will read it but anyway. don't you think dennis rodman, a friend of trump, would already have insight into this leader? >> jesse: send rodman back. the north koreans and americans have something in common.
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we both can't understand trump. he's being unpredictable and keeping them on their toes and that's a new challenge for the north koreans. they are used to having to interpret coded diplomatic language and now the best part of the article is they have these experts of trump tweets and they can recite years and years of trump tweets. they have an encyclopedia addict knowledge. trump is on air force one knocking out tweets to rocket man in between taco bowls and he's throwing them for a loop. it's fantastic. >> greg: you have to admit it's good to keep your foes second-guessing. you do do that i'm sure. it >> juan: i don't know. we are the super power. if people have confidence in what we do. it's interesting to me that they would do this. it wasn't that they were going
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to every american or politician or expert. they were going to republicans. they wanted republicans. i guess they think republicans have more knowledge. after alabama, i don't know if that's the case. it's so telling, this is contrary to my thought, i will tell it to you. when the u.s. flew the fighter jets high in the sky over south korea but close to north korea, no response. just a threat from the north koreans, as if, you know we talk about they are quick to anger. they are not exactly being so quick at the moment. i don't know. >> greg: i think you just said trump is doing a fantastic job in a very subtle way. kimberly, if north korea contacted you, what would you tell them? if they said, can you tell us something? >> kimberly: everyone thinks they won the lottery. i would obviously contact the
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government, the state department. >> greg: but what would you tell them? >> dana: i love this question. >> greg: north korea goes, what can you tells about trump, what do we need to know? >> kimberly: give up your nuclear weapons. you want to talk to him, talk to him early in the morning or late at night. usually friday after the end of a long week. he's up on the plane. complement the wall. say it's big and beautiful. tell him he is like president reagan. use words like tremendous. they are spending all the time trying to understand him. i think you're right, juan. i think he is a good job handling them because this is proof they are befuddled by the whole situation. when north korea, they want
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president trump to forget otto warmbier was tortured and essentially murdered by them. they want to be recognized with prestige internationally of a nuclear power. they are frustrated because they feel the united states is building coalitions against them and president trump is not afraid to call them out. they are getting the sanctions. usually they are used to people kissing their... it's true. >> greg: twitter is doing something crazy, or maybe it's a good thing. who knows. that's next. remember that accident i got in with the pole, and i had to make a claim and all that? is that whole thing still dragging on? no, i took some pics with the app and... filed a claim, but... you know how they send you money to cover repairs and... they took forever to pay you, right? no, i got paid right away, but... at the very end of it all, my agent... wouldn't even call you back, right? no, she called to see if i was happy. but if i wasn't happy with my claim experience for any reason,
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they'd give me my money back, no questions asked. can you believe that? no. the claim satisfaction guarantee, only from allstate. switching to allstate is worth it.
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♪ >> dana: the best part about twitter: 140 characters. the worst part, this crazy idea to expand the count to 280 characters. let's ask the former editor for his thoughts. greg, you are good at pithy, witty tweets. >> greg: there is no product on earth so many people use and despise themselves preceding it. it is social pornography.
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it makes you feel dirty inside. doubling the tweet doubles the chances of my firing. giving me twice the amount of space to screw up while i am drinking. i try to edit. if i don't edit, i'm going to say something really bad and sean hannity is going to be mad at me. >> dana: i think it is bad for president trump. he has a rhythm with his tweets. if you double the length, it's going to be not as good. >> kimberly: it will be like sad! sad, sad, sad. >> dana: so very sad. >> kimberly: that's the point of the brevity of it. even more time editing, greg. you have half the time now to be offensive. >> dana: another controversy is whether twitter should try to get rid of the bots. should they add and edit function? if you tweet something that hasn't misspelling, you can go in and fix it, like you can on facebook. adding another 140 characters means you can mess up more.
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>> jesse: yeah, i am pro-bot. bots love me. i want to keep the bots. apparently the bots cost hillary the election. you want to spell check your tweets? >> dana: well, i want a chance to go back and fix them. >> jesse: once you push sand, push send. jump off. >> juan: do what trump did with luther strange. >> dana: are you pro expansion expansion? >> juan: i don't play that game. i will say -- i don't want to do it. from what i've read, it's an experiment. it's not everybody right now. they've got a select audience and it may be that part of their audience is dana perino. and if dana doesn't like it. >> dana: i don't like it and i don't like the heart for the like button. go back to the star and everything will be fine. >> greg: i hate the whole place. >> dana: you are done? >> greg: i think i am done.
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♪ >> kimberly: it's time for "one more thing." i want to give you an update on puerto rico. we've been covering it. one of the major issues we have discussed is only 11 of the 69
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hospitals have fuel and power in addition to the professionals leaving for the mainland during the economic crisis there. thankfully people are stepping up to help these patients and our very own doctor is there to provide medical assistance. geraldo is the reporting and the american rapper known as pitbull lent his private jet to transfer patients from the island to the united states they can continue chemotherapy treatment. mark cuban lent the dallas mavericks team plane to one of his players and they delivered supplies to his hometown where he and his wife raised money to help the people recover. the president is on his way there next week. >> jesse: that's great. i want to say happy birthday to my man. hurricane harvey ruined alligator season but he salvaged it a little bit and went out there and got some nice gators. there he is with a 10-footer. unbelievable guy, happy birthda
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birthday. >> kimberly: he sent me a picture. he's going to make something for me. >> jesse: he wants to have you down in the swamp. >> greg: thank god they saved the alligator season. >> jesse: he makes a lot of money. >> greg: of all the things. let's go to this. as you know, roll the tape. ever since we were at 9:00, my eating habits went to pot and i truly became a fat cat. this is me lounging watching hannity when i get home around 10:30. i just watched hannity and eat a big bucket -- he was on after us. i sit there and i'm full of food and self-loathing. look at me house that i am. that's going to change now that we are at 5:00. >> kimberly: very honest self reflection. first step for your recovery.
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juan. >> juan: big sports news. rick patino, legendary coach of the university of louisville is out. this comes after he faced charges from the federal government of taking money, redirecting money from adidas to get two high school prospects to play for his team. in addition, the athletic director at the university also put on paid leave. on top of that, if that's not enough, you have federal bribery and fraud charges being brought against several coaches. arizona, auburn, oklahoma state, university of southern california. tragic day for american basketball. >> dana: i'm going back to the dog video awards with jesse. check this out. it's not jasper. this guy, the little girl sprays water on the fence and the dog goes crazy.
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i love watching this video. if you like that, you're going to love the show friday. >> kimberly: set your dvr. never miss an episode of "the five." "special report" next and dana at 10:00. >> bret: president trump bush's tax reform he insists will help the middle class. he raises eyebrows after what he says about his hhs secretary. and insists if it doesn't change, the nfl is quote going to hell." this is "special report" ." welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. president trump says he will make taxes simple, easy, and fair for all americans. he's pushing his new tax form plan which is the top priority for his administration. even though he's not giving up on obamacare repeal yet. as with any big piece of legislation, the devil is in the details. i will


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