tv Lou Dobbs Tonight FOX Business March 16, 2014 11:00pm-12:01am EDT
good evening, everybody. president obama raising the temperature of his rhetoric. drawing another line for russia. this time on ukraine. which, in this instance, has already been crossed by russian troops. the president along with our european allies have delivered an ultimate to putin. the message is simple. pull back to your troops in cry mia and enter talks with the new ukraine government by next monday or sanctions will be enacted. they include travel ban throughout the european union
for anyone deemed responsible, quote, actions that undermine o integrity, sovereignty, and independence of ukraine. and the freezing of any european union-based fund or economic resources that are, quote, owned, held, or controlled by the same individuals. mr. obama hosting new ukraine prime minister at the white house today demonstrating s solidarity and support. they called on putin to step back from what might be an abass. >> if he wants to reday the line and change or -- the entire global security and revise the outcome of the second world war, so they will move forward. i'm asking mr. putin. mr. putin, tear down the wall. of all of war, intimidation, and
military aggression. let's talk. let's come down. >> secretary of state not quite as diplomatic in his testimony delivered in the house appropriations committee. ahead of a scheduled trip to lon london where he'll meet with russian foreign minister. here is the secretary of state. >> very quickly on ukraine. it can get ugly fast if the wrong choices are made. and it can get ugly in multiple directions. so our hope is that, indeed, there is a way to have a reasonable outcome here. our first guest tonight says the obama administration needs to ensure the new prime minister of ukraine, he doesn't leave the united states empty handed. he needs substantiative proposals and plans for action. joining us is retired four-star army general former army vice
chief of staff. fox news military analyst. general, great to have you with us. >> great to see you. >> an helpful display -- bringing the ukraine prime minister to the white house. what does he need to do now? >> well, first of all, bringing him, as you indicated, is a good thing. i mean, we're bolstering this new regime. it sends a huge message to the people in kiev and the people in the greater ukraine. you have to give the administration credit for that. i hope he provided him with the details of what our actions would be as a result of the referendum that is going take place in the succession that is going to come forward. and certainly the occupation of crimea, which has already taken place. and give him some sense that the united states is going to be there. i would think that the president is also speaking for many of his european allies in laying out that kind of a plan for this new
interim president when he goes home. he can speak with some confidence that the united states and our allies are truly submitted to this. >> the president, today, general, said he and the international community completely reject, as he put it, what he called, quote, a slap dash elections to be held in crimea. i thought words were strangely benign even cautious. it was an invasion. he is occupying sovereign territory that belongs to ukraine. what is -- are we just simply writing off because we must. crimea that putin has successfully taken the territory and the people within it. >> yeah, i mean, the issue is invasion and occupation. as yousuggested. and certainly the stooge election has taken place, you know, is completely irrelevant to those facts. invasion, occupation, we should
stay focussed on that. we have to deter him from going any further in ukraine, and possibly the strategic objective he may have is entering one of the nato countries to force a collapse of nato itself. we have to deter his further aggression. certainly, we also to have hold him accountable for what he has done and the sanctions have got to be very severe and comprehensive if we're going get his attention. >> the russian president says those sanctions will boomerang with the dependency of the european union on russia for its energy, natural gas, its crude oil. there may be some truth in that. there would be considerable, spain painful response, at least on europe if we place significant sanctions against russia. how likely is that we can pull off effective sanctions, which are never, never as effective as
we intend? >> well, that's true. they're never quite as advertised. we have seen the likes of that with iran over the years. the fact of the matter is, if we want to pull the leverage they're there. we can't hurt them. the europeans have to step up and accept some sacrifice. it has to be in their interest to deter russia from going any further and to push back out of crimea. they would have to accept that kind of degradation to be able to do that. they certainly have to see that this is an implied threat to nato itself. the very organization that helped force the collapse of the soviet union would be in jeopardy of putin did something to one of their member states and they were incapable of responding because of a lackkof will. >> the markets are not trembling, but are certainly sensitive to developments now that tensions have risen in the region over the ukraine crisis and the confiscation of the invasion and confiscation of
cairo me kbra. one wonders how much more world economies and markets can take if the united states and russia continue to escalade their focus and their threats and explore publicly the responsibilities of -- possibilities of what may be. i'm refer together secretary of state, general, talking about things can get very ugly very quickly. >> ominous in the ambiguity, don't you think? >> yeah. that's certainly an on mouse term. i think we have a tendency -- i'm sure you do to discount it. i certainly do. we don't know what it means. there was no specificity associated with it. we just to have some confidence this government finally is going to put its foot down with the europeans to take some beneficial action here that can bring this crisis to a close. it remains to be seen whether
the will is there or not, lou. we're still talking about rhetoric now. >> general jack kuhn good to have you with us. thanks so much. turning to some bipartisanship today on capitol hill. the chairman of the house oversight committee daryl issa backing senate intelligence committee chair diane feinstein over allegations that the cia tapped in to her committee's computer system. congressman issa telling breitbart news, quote, feinstein is outraged as anyone. i share her outrage. i think the violation of the constitutional separation of power should be a offense of the highest. >> why did the woman at the irs targeting scandal take the fifth again?
we, of course, were told the reason we have obamacare is to provide health care health insurance to the uninsured. as many as 50 million the president said in 2008 and 2009. if that's the case, wouldn't the obama administration want to know how many uninsured are signing up for obamacare? listen to the top administration official in charge of the federal health care exchanges, at least he was, answering a question about how many obamacare enrollees were previously uninsured. >> that's not a data point we're really collected in a systemic way, so probably the best way to get at it is going to be through survey data. >> survey data? one of the survey shows one in ten uninsured people qualify for
private health care plans as of last month. one in ten they're -- joining us now is congressman trey gowdy. great to have you here. i've got ask you, what do you think of that -- what to me is an absurd answer from a guy who has been in his role running obamacare, or at least part. >> well lou, i feel like a fool. because i thought the whole pretense for passing the affordable care act was to provide health insurance for the uninsured. they can't even track that. so if it is true, it is stunning. i'm not sure it is true. i think they know exactly how few uninsured have signed up. but that is just another reason to kick the democrats out this fall. so they're not going to publicize that information. >> well i just wanted to double check my own reaction.
this is preposterous is what it seems. let's turn to -- if i may, another preposterous process, it seems to me. that is watching lo wis learner showed up to take the fifth amendment. she has agreed to, apparently, turn over documents to the house ways and means committee. why does she like ways and means better than you? >> he asked a long time ago for the documents. he asked treasury for the documents. i don't know the depth and breadth of his request. she's not producing the e-mails. that's coming from treasury. she, of course, has retired. but the guys and gals at ways and means have been great with sharing their information with oversight as well. >> apparently, i'm curious if this is your understanding.
apparently they have agreed to turn over treasury agreed to turn over all the e mails of lo wis learner. is that your understanding as well? >> that's a great thing about washington. they love to mince words. as a washed up lawyer. i'm going need to see the precise language in the subpoena. what we asked for, and i'm going to contrast and compare with the precise details of their production. if you don't ask for it with particularity and spes -- learner has given a full interview to the justice department despite taking the fifth before your committee twice. >> yeah. it takes a lot to stun me, but she talked to prosecutors who can actually put her in jail without immunity. but she won't talk to washed up
former prosecutors who can't put her in jail without immunity. i feel bad for your viewers. i think they tuned in hoping to see her provide answers. they got another lesson in the fifth amendment. we're not done with her and we're not through with her attorney either. >> well let's turn -- do you really believe we're going see your committee -- i'll even broaden it,ways and means and judiciary, you name it. any congressional committee actually get a response of lo wis on the record with the facts? >> i think we have a chance. i think we have a chance this week. here is why, even though the hearing digressed this week. we're going have another hearing. i'm going to ask my colleagues on the other side of the aisle -- many of whom were attorneys.
couplings was a successful attorney. jerry connelly, mr. lynch from massachusetts. i'm going ask them the questions i wouldn't ask her. it if they can answer them, great. i'm going to come back to south carolina and you won't hear from me. my suspicious they're not going to be able to answer the questions. hopefully they'll join our request she come whether it be under a proper -- we're not giving her immunity. that's lou chris to ask. around proffer or initially a private q & a. if they'll join us and join the request to get information and answers, then, yeah, we have a chance. >> let me be ludicrous. why not give her immunity if you believe she has informations that would be salient and vitally getting everyone -- having everyone brought to justice in this outrageous scandal at the irs? >> the same reason you don't buy a used car over the telephone. the same reason you don't give
the get-away driver -- the death penalty while you give immune toy the trigger person. we don't know what she's done. we're certainly not going to give her immunity so she can rat out sbord nants. that would have no jury appeal. until we know what she's done, which is what a proffer provides. if you tell us what you've done, we're not going to hold it against you. immunity, transactional immunity you'll never be prosecuted for what you've done until i know. >> let's quickly, we know one thing. we have a president who is assuredly con fins -- convinced he can go around congress with executive actions and orders or simply refuse to enforce laws to the country. you have come up with an answer to it. it is pass out of judiciary enforce the law.
tell us about your bill. >> well lou, my bill gives institutional standing to the house of representatives to sue the executive branch for vote nullificatio nullification. if we pass a bill and the executive branch decides not our framers gave us certain penalty. we can cut the penalty. those aren't remedy. it if you want the law enforced. my bill takes advantage of some supreme court decision that allow the house, as a whole, as an institution to assert standing. go to the other, third branch of government, and please make the executive do what he's supposed do which is faithfully execute and enforce the laws. >> and the prospect being passed in to law? >> i think it is going to pass the house. what i'm going to do next week, lou, is try to appeal to my colleagues. not as republicans and democrats, but as colleagues.
i mean, the house is supposed to be the people's house. we don't pass suggestions, we don't pass ideas. we pass laws. if they have so little regard for the work we do they let any president, republican or democrat, indiscriminately decide which laws to enforce and which ones not to. we need to close up shop. we're just an expensive debating society. it is either the law or it is not. it if it is, it needs to be enforced. >> don't keep talking about going back to south carolina. and closing up shop. you are needed. thank you for being here. the midterm elections are 236 days away now. one issue that could affect the results in those elections the obama administration's education standards known as common core. 45 states and the district of columbia adopted the math and
english language standards that outline p-- to reassess the implementation of common core. fox news senior correspondent has our report. >> what we need are clear goals. >> it is called the common core standards initiative. developed to improve educational standards in math and english. its aim, to make american students better prepared to compete in the global economy. roughly 45 states signed up to take part in it. accusations of a federal takeover bias curriculum, overtested, and stressed out kids are leading to demands to scrap. angry parents are protesting against it. >> you have awakened the wrath of thousands of mommies. >> i sedate my kids with strong drugs so he doesn't hurt himself over a quiz. >> some predict the resistance
could make it a surprised election issue this year. in any of the congressional districts where you have open seats or where you have competitive primaries, you can see a grassroots candidate who is oppose to the common core. >> julian's 10 year-old son study it is. >> the state stornds are not on evident-based. there is no research to prove the standards really work. >> but officials, like new york state educational commissioner defend it. >> we share the -- ready for success at the next level. >> despite the support, andrew cuomo up for re-election and a strong common core advocate has strong -- >>let end the anxiety that the parents, teachers and parents are feeling. >> parents are the ones that have control to make the change because we have what they want.
and it is the children. it is the test scores. and if we refuse to let them, you know, take the test, then the common core will actually crumble. >> common core has already become an issue in the republican primary for u.s. senate in kansas. in a congregatissional race in montana. they expect the number to grow as election day draws closer. lou, back to you. >> thank you. eric sean. detroit's new police chief, james craig, encouraging his citizens to legally arm themselves. chief craig telling a local radio station, quote, you're not going to have time to dial 9-1-1. the message should be that people are going to protect themselves. and with an average nine 9-1-1 response time in detroit of nearly an hour, it seems like sage advice from the city's top cop. stay with us. we're coming right back. much more ahead including mark
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joining us now is billionaire publisher, real estate. >> good to have you with us. >> good to be here. >> this president, i'm impressed you disearn his priorities. you say they are upside down. >> he's focussing. i think he think it is has more political aggress on focussing on inequality. it is the top 1% versus everybody else. the issue is inequality. the issue is not inequality, in my judgment. it is jobs. the problem is the administration has had one of the weakest recoveries from the recession since the end of world war ii ii partly because the policies they followed. they're trying to distract the american public from the real issue. we have today, 27.5 million who are working part-time in the
unemployment numbers or treated as working full-time. we have another 12 to 13 million people who are unem employed or giving up work. we're looking at 40 million people who are out of work or working at levels they don't want to work. it is because of a weak economy. it is not because of inequality. >> it is also,as you certainly suggest, weak leadership. the weak leadership is also in business as well as in this administration. we have very little research going on in academia right now to focus on how to generate jobs. very few are looking at the private -- everyone will talk about the private sector, but very few people will talk about the business practices in addition to the public policies that are leading to the destruction of jobs. we know part is technology. the advent of advances that make us more efficient, more productive. but also take away very important jobs from those who
need them often most >>well, that is an absolutely critical point out in economic environment we are living in. you have a transformative economy at this -- i mean, technology, a disruptive technology, which is, of course, the online world. it is hitting particular industries very strongly. it is going continue. there is no way of stopping this. what we have to do is find those kinds of jobs, and the government has to help stimulate those kinds of jobs that are less vulnerable. and other vulnerability, frankly, is international trade, which is grown dramatically. that replaces a lot of jobs. but the country and the leadership of the country has focus twon things. one is, as i say, focussing government expenditure to the extend there are any. on those areas like, infrastructure, for example, that are not susceptible to either. and secondly, provide a level of leadership in the country that inspires the business community
to invest. >> is it time for the business community to be represented. leaders like you who have the guts and independence to stand up and speak for themselves and companies. instead they go through associations like the business round table or the chamber of commerce. we know some of the business practices are that are being followed that are instructive -- destructive jobs. i'm not talking about simply you addressed, somebody is going to bring back manufacturing jobs. that likelihood is dim. jobs for working men and women in this country who have not gone to college but have great skills and energy and desire for dignity. and support their families. we have an immense responsibility to them. which the president is failing to recognize and act upon. so are the business leaders in this country. >> well, yes, i think that is true up to a point. in a sense, the -- being in business is develop the
business, maximize the business, and frankly, improve your profit. if you have the opportunity to reduce your cost, that is a natural part of being in business. the government has a different agenda, in my judgment. one is to keep the economy humming at the differentiate than it has been for the last four or five years. for example, give you two areas where the government should have played a role. one is in infrastructure, and the other is in education >>well, i would think that education come far too much and achieved very little. as far as father, they have the opportunity to throw -- >> i agree. so we've got to continue the conversation. it is always interesting to talk with you. mainly because you couldn't be more right. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> governor rick perry telling jimmy kimmel last night that america is a great place for second chances. he asked why run for president
there. there was some relationship there. kimmel surprising perry with the tape of the texas governor, get ready. jamming with the rock group zz top two or three centuries ago. >> as obviously -- [ laughter ] and now politicians when they get them to play. they -- look at this! i mean, he can play. i mean, that is serious. you're not kidding around. [ laughter ] >> well, a little bit they are kidding around. kimmel is increasing his ratings despite fallon's strong start. fallon averaging 5.5 viewers last week. david letterman holding steady at 2.7 million. kimmel dprazing his total audience by 200,000 viewers.
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beams that intersected naturally. it's not they created it. >> it wasn't created that way. it was naturally. it gave people hope of the 3,000 people that died on 9/11. it is nothing to do with christianity. it is to do with memorializing a historical event. >> it was created through the tragedy. it's got to be a historical rather than a religious sort of -- i think by having it been created from 9/11 that makes it historical for the museum. >> and why can't these cases be resolved quickly? you know. >> exactly. i'm, frankly, tired of judges who haven't got the guts to make a ruling. i'm tired of the legal system that takes forever. i understand it is business. it is good for you guys. it lines everybody's pockets. it really gums up the judicial system. >> it does but, you know, the federal judiciary nay are no
nonsense. it is going to be fast track. they are going to get to a rule. it's going to be a nonjury. there may be a motion to dismiss, ultimately, when they determine it is a historical significance. >> right. i understand the larger significance. we have some cases that are gumming up the system. i think judges, frankly, should be a little bit more excertive and dismissing them out of hand when there is -- there's no factual issue to view here. it is a law. on the law they should win. it should be squashed. >> new york mayor, for those who don't know. new york's new -- what would we call him? socialist? [ laughter ] >> there's some words that are people are saying about him, lou. >> wants to shut down and is trying to shut down the city's charter schools. three separate law lawsuits against the mayor. why is this even necessary? >> well, certainly the families are outraged.
it is abuse of discretion. it's been approved by a prior administration. there's no reason. give the state a reason that is logical and under the law that said they should be closed. >> you're talking about some 70,000 city students attending 183 charters. they're opposed bit teachers union. they don't want these. >> oh. right. >> politics in here. >> yeah. >> it is politics and it is money. >> right. >> that's what it is all about. speaking of money, the carnival cruiseline getting sued -- passengers looking for thousands of dollars. >> for life! for life! >> it is a sweep stakes. it is a legal sweep stakes ongoing medical and mental problems as a result of the fouled up cruise they were on. >> they're not going to get 5,000 k. for the rest of their lives. it is not going to happen. i think there should be some ground here with charter. they should have said, look, it
not just we give you a ticket back and say come back for any cruise. i would think nobody would want to get on a cruise ship again after that experience. they should have done something more. bad pr. coming up with 5,000 for the rest of your life when you have no medical bills or few is not going to happen. >> they are jumping up-and-down saying where are your medicals. this is three days on a gross ship. we were talking -- >> never going an cruise again. >> but ultimately, it is not $5,000 a year for life. it is ridiculous. >> whether they ask for the medical that the people that are asking for that they can find doctors who will say, you know, write script and say you have to have the medical expenses for the rest of your life. it is not going answer it completely. >> the trouble that cruise -- carnival cruiselines is having taking care i don't know if they have a customer relations department or not. how do they survive this? >> it is -- you know what is
amazing? there was no -- they give more discount. more people will use the price of right, the people will cruise. i don't get it. the pr are saying we're going spend $3 million on the 24 ships. it will never happen again. >> they'll save it for the next time. >> yes. >> it makes me nervous when they say that about ships. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. up next one of the few remaining signs of u.s. and russia cooperation. there you go! an american astronaut is home from the international space station. and the brand new color to the sky. telling the story of a future for mankind survival dependent end on mining space resources and climbing in to space.
space station despite strong winds, freezing temperatures, and causic stan -- and we have russia to thank for their successful return. these are the russian ground crew carrying the astronaut back out of the capsule, because, of course, they cannot stand. they help them from the craft. and the united states now, nasa doesn't have the ability to put our astronauts on the international space station with the space shuttle program shut down. all healthy and i'm sure glad to be back home. nasa budget cuts at the center of my next guest, new novel. based in building a revolutionary space elevator. sounds far fetched. we'll find out a little bit more out of the elevator to space. new york times best selling
author, and college professor dr. william. good to have you with us. here is his latest book "pillar to the sky." it is available in bookstores and book sellers across the web and the world. good to have you with us. first of all, congratulations on your book, and as people are probably scratching their heads at home saying can you say space elevator? yes, i did. [ laughter ] a featured role in your novel. first of all, congratulations on that, and working with nasa, actually, to bring this material to life in your novel. tell us, first of all, the relationship between you and nasa, and how that came to be and what part of that relationship plays in your book. >> lou, i think we are the same age. >> we're young. >> we're very young. but remember the great cridreamf
our youth and apollo. we see nasa cut to the bone. we have been using an antiquated system for getting in space. we have been using chemical rockets since the first launches in the '20s and '30s. there's a new idea of building an elevator. i know, it sounds strange. earth is the bottom of a gravity. >> i have to interrupt you. if we can -- too much of this. first, how do you get the nano carbon up in to space to create the elevator. >> you build it from the top down, lou. you launch up a spool of nano carbon thread, a couple of millimeters. get it to orbit, which is the sweet spot, 23,000 miles up. you string the thread back down to the earth's surface at the equat equator. it keeps the thread rigid. hook an elevator to it and america is on the way to a
renewed space program. >> and your book is about rescuing the world with such advanced technology. a terrific novel. let me ask you this, how far do you think we are? you put arthur talking about it'll occur this space elevator ten years after everyone quits laughing. as he said back in 2003, they quit laughing. how far away is the space elevators? >> lou, i take great optimism from the fact you're not lau laughing. we are not ton a serious subject here. the technology is there. recall when jack kennedy challenged us, 1961, to go to the moon. mankind -- america told us flight time was 15 minutes. eight years, three months later we were on the moon. we can do the same thing now and transform space technology. there's limitless energy 200
miles up. once you get it in place, you can beam energy back done along the cable itself. limitless energy. >> and everything william is talking about is something that nasa concept yulizing, working on, and helping at least the point to develop. william, the book is "pillar to the sky." we recommend it to each and every one of you. up next, my commentary on the marriage between oversize government and massive multinational
rising in eastern europe as russia seeks to dominate the region, it may seem unusual to some that i'm concerned, tonight, about bananas. and who, as the "wall street journal," couldn't resist writing, will be the top baa man that in the industr. it is controlled by four companies. and two of them have announced they're merging. chiquta will take over the irish company. now only three companies. the largest combination will control the world banana market. compared to other industries, i'm not as concerned. it's the trend i'm worried about. the pervasive nature of now in the united states. big business is getting bigger and bigger than ever. it is true in almost every industry.
for example, the largest cable company, comcast, wants to buy time warner cable which gives them a third of the national cable market. talk about economic concentration. how about smartphones? apple dominates in the american market almost 42%. samsung has about 27%. together, the two companies account for just about 70% of the market. powerful economic concentration is the new normal in the american economy, and i don't like it. not one bit. any more than i like big government whether technology or telecommunications, banks or bananas, crude oil or search engines. google is successful, and good for them, but they have reached an incredible share of the market place. 67%. their nearest competitor is hardly a wiz bang start-up. it is the huge that bill built.
microsoft. it has 18% of the market. followed by yahoo! with 11%. that leaves their competitors with an amazing 7% of the market to fight over. and there seems to be no appetite in this administration to resist ever greater economic concentration and the stifling of competition. we are tolerating what is, to me, at least, an un-american way of doing business. near monopolies and 09 go only. and our national media, for some reason, who leave the monster-sized businesses what they're called in europe and russia. y american does it? i wonder why we don't hear that word more in our national media. something to think about. time for your comments. al from westchester writes, lou, let's not forget the day after the benghazi attack when four
americans were killed. obama went to a fund-raiser in las vegas. the day after he sent a destroyer to the black sea playing golf. do you see a pattern? i do. obama and putin are right. near negotiates, comprises, nor understands economics. both want people to depend on government. the weak scum. the strong demand freedom, and the rest complain or do nothing. well put. and jim tweets, lou, borders mean that d.a. to anyone d.c. screaming at russia to honor ukraine. a reminder of free copies of my book to each comment we read each and every night.
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