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thanks so much for watching. and remember, you can't take it with you. p.m. if you can't see the show, dvr it, now lou dobbs and donald trump, next. lou: good evening, everybody, i'm lou dobbs. it's midnight in belgium where a massive manhunt is under way for a suspected terrorist who fled the brussels airport after the explosives he was carrying failed to detonate. intelligence agencies are now racing to learn more about the radical islamist terrorist cell responsible for yesterday's horrific attack. donald trump's lead in the republican race for the white house narrowing in one poll. a brand-new "fox news poll" shows trump still in the top spot as he's been for nine months with 41% support among
republican primary voters, but cruz is within striking distance just three points behind at 38%. trump leading in the delegate race, he won arizona last night bringing his total number of delegates to 739. 60% of the 1237 needed to secure the republican nomination. but the republican establishment still intent on trying to bring down trump. house speaker paul ryan, who never misses an opportunity to criticize trump, today delivered a veiled rebuke of the republican front-runner. >> our political discourse, both the kind that we see on tv, and the kind we experience among each other, it did not used to be this bad, and it does not have to be this way. now, a little skepticism, that is really healthy. but when people distrust
politics, they come to distrust institutions. lou: well, donald trump will be our guest here in just moments and i'll ask him about the trust and institutions and distrust of politics. also joining us tonight billionaire wilbur ross one of the country's leading financiers, one of the republican party's largest donors and dr. ben carson will be with us as well. top story tonight, the intensifying manhunt for the surviving brussels terrorist and undisclosed number of accomplices in the terror attacks in which 34 people were killed, more than 200 wounded. terrorists thought to be traveling alone apparently fled after his suitcase bomb failed to detonate. we know three other terrorists killed themselves in the attacks, two brothers of belgian nationality and the suspected bomb maker in the paris terrorist attacks back in november also killed.
obviously, that suggests the bombings and attacks in brussels and paris are linked to the same islamic state cell and it's a revelation likely to further boost criticism of belgian police and law enforcement authorities. turkish authorities say they arrested one of the suicide bombers eight months ago. they captured him near the turkish-syrian border back in july and deported him back to the netherlands. dutch authorities could not hold him because belgian authorities could not establish ties to the islamic state or any other terrorist group. joining us tonight, republican front-runner donald trump, picking up more delegates in the arizona presidential primary. donald, great to have you with us. if i may, i want to begin with getting your reaction to what happened in brussels, and if you would, i'd like to share first, though, a headline from the "new york times" two months ago, if we could put that up?
as the "new york times" mocked trump as he pointed out the hell hole that was brussels and the fact that the radical islamist terrorists within brussels were a frightening, frightening problem to europe. donald, great to have you with us. your thoughts after i thought in a bit of context, if i may? >> thank you, it's an honor, lou. it was sad, brussels was a great place. a brilliant city, a beautiful, beautiful city, crime-free, and no problem, and this is years ago, and i was there many years ago briefly, but i've never forgotten how beautiful it was. and i have friends that go there quite a bit, and they hate to go there now. it's a hell hole, they call it, and it's a horrible situation that's taken place. they've let radical islamist terrorists be there. there's a tremendous hatred.
they asked me during the debate, they talked about the hatred. i said absolutely there is hatred, i don't want to be politically correct. they were shocked i would say that. there is hatred. brussels is an example of it. don't kid yourself, you go to paris, you have sections of paris where the police don't want to go there and probably have areas where they probably practice sharia law, it's very, very horrible to women. it's horrible in many different ways and you have many other cities that i don't have to mention because i'm not making this call to destroy cities all over europe and the world, but where this happens, bad things happen, bad things happen and terror happens. and i mentioned that, and that's right. i actually mentioned it six months ago and mentioned it again, relative to a question. the times did a big story i was doing something wrong about brussels. i tell the truth, lou, i tell the truth. lou: they tried to mock you suggesting you were insulting brussels, when, in fact, it
turns out you were very prescient indeed. you also took up the issue of restructuring nato, and the issue of greater burden sharing on the part of the european nations in nato, and quickly, senator ted cruz went after you, suggesting that the bombings suggested in brussels suggest that that's a very bad idea. your reaction to the senator's interpretation. >> well, first of all, ted -- i call him lying ted cruz, i've never, ever seen anybody that lied like this guy. i have dealt with people much tougher than ted, but i've never dealt with anybody that lies as much as him. and he's known for it. he'll lift up the bible high and put it down and lie about things. i've never met anything like it, this is beyond a normal politician. even rubio during one of the debates was complaining that ted lies so much, and i just say this, i want to be
truthful. sometimes it's not necessarily politically correct, but people are agreeing with what i'm saying, lou, and you understand it, first of all, i appreciate your honesty. not your support, because you're not supporting me. i've watched so long, including cnn, and frankly fox is lucky to have you. lou: thank you. >> i love your show. that's why i'm doing your show right now. i took the day off. i said i'm going to have a day off. they said will you do lou? i said i will do lou. you tell it like it is, and i appreciate that. but i like to -- maybe i could say the same thing, i like to tell the truth. if it's not good enough and voters aren't going to say, well, i want trump. that's okay, i'll go back to my life and i'll have a much simpler life. this is a very complicated factor, i will tell you, as well as i'm doing, and i'm doing well, a much more complicated life.
i want to tell the truth, someday somebody is going to have to tell the truth because the world is collapsing. you look at what merkel has done in germany. it's a disaster over there. you look at a small part of sweden, where they have a section where people are moving, people are just migrated in, it's a disaster. you look at what's going on throughout the world now, and that our country is so ignorant as to take thousands and thousands of people in that we have no idea where they're from, there's no documentation, there's no anything, and you watch, it's going to lead to lots of problems. lou: donald, we have several reports today that the border patrol in point of fact, is falsifying documents. the homeland security department is vastly understating the number of illegal border crossers who get away from the border patrol, attempting to apprehend them. fact is that we now know that
the obama-led security department and customs and border patrol simply are not doing their jobs at the order of this president and, in fact, falsifying the information about the flow of illegal immigrants and smugglers across that border. >> well, i'm not surprised to hear it. i will say this, lou, i was in laredo, texas, i was there at the invitation of the border patrol, and border patrol people that work for the border patrol. and i think they're incredible. i think they really want to do their job and they're not allowed to do their job. i think they feel very guilty. they're proud people, equipped to do their job, they want to do it, and they're told to stand back, let things happen. that's not what they do. they're professionals. i was very impressed with them. i really believe if we had the right leader, if we had a leader --. >> i think there's no question. >> i really believe they do a great job, but they're not
allowed to do their job, lou. lou: understood, and agreed. let me turn to this exchange of tweets, the cruz pac, super pac, i shouldn't say that, they are actually just anti-trump, they say, led by liz mayer, former deputy campaign director for mitt romney, sending a vicious, to me, a vicious attack on you, and reaching to your wife, then the exchange with you and senator cruz, an exchange of threats, if you will, an extraordinary display. are you going to continue -- and i've heard you answer this 100 times with probably a hundred different people. seems to me, this is one which when wives are brought into this, it requires a different approach altogether.
i want your thoughts in how you're going to proceed and what you think the standard should be? >> i'm glad you asked me the question, i thought it was terrible. first of all it's "gq" magazine, a nice mainstream magazine, a good magazine, they had my wife on the cover. my wife was a very, very successful model, really successful. beautiful woman and all, and she did a shoot for gq, i think it was a cover shoot or a cover picture, but it was a good issue, very successful issue, and it was a shoot for "gq" magazine. so ted cruz knowingly, he said he didn't know, that's why i call him lying ted. ted cruz knowingly in my opinion this h this article sent all over utah. had the picture saying is this what you want essentially, is this what you want for a first lady? first of all, she would be a great first lady, very smart, have you seen her being interviewed recently, she would be outstanding.
but again, as a model, she did shoots and like all of the models they do, that's what they do, it's one of those things and it was famed in such a way that it was a terrible thing and sent to a certain group, and i thought it was disgraceful and ted cruz knew better. just like ted cruz knew and denied it that when during iowa he said that ben carson has quit the race. he's quit the race, he's out of the race, take my people and vote for me, ted cruz because ben carson has left and he's out of the race. now he knew about that, and immediately after the election ended he called ben carson and apologized. that didn't help ben carson. i would have one iowa if that didn't happen because it took votes away from me. he added a lot of votes to himself. but he lied about it. lou: you are doing pretty well despite that. to my question about a standard here, are you going to assert a
standard because of the bringing in wives of candidates is so unseemly. >> i agree with you, i agree with you. i did, i wrote and said be careful because otherwise i'll have to start talking about your situation. now, do i like doing that? no. should that have been done by him? he absolutely knew about it. think it, he doesn't know this is sent and earmarked to a group in utah? he knew about it. lou: personally, i tell you, any super pac working for any candidate should be held, the candidate should be held accountable, and there is no question of the relationship of the people running this super pac, the money that they are receiving and from whom, so i think the responsibility is usually clear. >> lou, these people, just to finish it, these people worked for romney as i understand it, and romney is with cruz, they
all knew about it, and romney no better than they are. he ran a terrible campaign, he choked like a dog. he choked absolutely like a dog, that was a campaign that should have been won easily and he was unable to do it. he quit. he quit. and that last month, and you remember it better than i do, because you had to cover it. he quit. and obama won an election that obama never should have won, and now romney is trying to -- i don't know what his problem, is but he's got big problems, but romney knew about it and cruz knew about it and it was inappropriate, and some people thought it was a fine picture, it was fun, it was the cover of gq. what are you going to do? lou: exactly. and i want to turn to as we wrap up here. i'd like to get a sense, our audience would like to get a sense from you, you are now confronting not only your opponents in the field, confronting the national liberal media. you are being -- i mean, you are being attacked by what have become junkyard dogs from every
corner including the establishment, the gop elites, who are also setting the rules for the convention. they're going to be running the convention and will in effect have the fate of the nominee in their hands if you don't have 1237 delegates. what are your thoughts, as you're going through this battle, because it is -- i can only begin to imagine what it's like to be hit so often from so many quarters by those who one would expect in normal circumstance would actually be supporting? >> it's an amazing thing, i won florida in a landslide, and yet 38 million dollars of negative attack ads were put on me by the republicans. these weren't the liberals, these were republicans that put them on. club for growth who wanted me to give them a million dollars, when i said no, they went negative like extortion. some of the groups, they spent 38 million in a short period of
time, in a two-week period and i won in a landslide. i'm wondering if ads are worthwhile. lou, when you see that and you see they beat marco rubio, the face of the republican party, by 20 points, it was actually, you almost have to question what does an ad mean? why are people spending money on ads? but it is very, very disconcerting when i've added millions and millions of people. and you know because you cover it well, the biggest story in politics today is the millions of additional people that are voting for the republicans, and by the way, the democrats are down 35%. the republicans, some states are up over 100% turning out for the primaries some. people never voted before. many are democrats and many independents. they should embrace that, lou, if they don't embrace it, they're going to lose the election. a normal republican can't win the election, structurally it can't allow you to win the election. they're going to have another
democrat president and that president is going to pick four or five supreme court justices who are very liberal and it will be the end of our country as we know it. it will be a disaster. you would think they'd embrace what's happening. millions and millions of people, you saw it in arizona, people are standing side-by-side trying to get in to vote, for me! they wanted to vote for me. you would think the republicans embrace it. i'll add michigan, noeew york, states they wouldn't campaign it. it's sad to watch. lou: how about wisconsin? >> i think we'll do well in wisconsin. i hope to do well in wisconsin and should do well there. they're spending millions and millions of dollars on ads and honestly, if somebody else would get this. it's almost like how do you pick somebody that's got millions of less votes. i have three million more votes than anybody else.
a massive amount, that's more than voted last time. how do you pick somebody who had millions of less votes. a little bit, the 1237, i think we're going to get there. i've been running against 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 people? how do you get 1237 when you've had to beat all of these additional people? it's a little unfair. lou: some comfort for you in that, and the newest fox poll, just about 60% of republican voters believe the person with the most delegates going into that convention should be the nominee. >> that's great. lou: donald trump, thanks for spending time with us, we appreciate it, thank you so much. >> greatly appreciate it. thank you. lou: thank you. we're coming right back. a lot more here tonight, and we've got time for it, maybe just barely. we've got time. stay with us. a lot more straight ahead. speaker ryan criticized the tone of our presidential campaign, of course, the speaker used insinuation and
innuendo. >> how many of you find yourself shake your head at what you see from both sides of the aisle these days? it did not used to be this bad. lou: who does ryan think he is in the arbiter of all conduct and conscience and presidential politics or perhaps just possibly is he running for something? to answer these questions former reagan white house political director ed rollins. and heroes come in all shapes and sizes in this country. in texas, a five-year-old little girl earns the big title. that story and t
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. lou: senator ted cruz says his victory in utah is a sign republicans are coalescing behind him. >> we had a huge victory last night in utah. we were hoping to break 50%, if we broke 50% we would get all of the delegates, and we ended up blowing past that with a landslide victory. 69%, nearly 70%. that is just the latest manifestation of what we're seeing all across the country, which is we're seeing republicans uniting behind this campaign. lou: cruz still trails donald trump in the delegate count by
almost 300 delegates, trump moving closer to the 1237 needed for the nomination. joining us now, a man who understands these numbers and the people they represent so well, former reagan white house political director, fox news political analyst ed rollins, great to see you. >> thank you. lou: cruz is celebrating a utah victory, and obviously trump got 58 in that. >> they both met their targets yesterday. lou: yep, and trump by the way outperformed his polling. >> the good news for both of them is they -- lou: but you say so did cruz? >> they each knew the states they had to go, and cruz is the only one that has a shot, that's why kasich needs to get out of the race. kasich ran fourth. lou: what do you think cruz offering him a job in the administration to get out. that's straightforward? >> he has to do something to set it forward.
they're all in a stop trump mode. until kasich gets out, he's got to win. as i said in the show -- >> kasich is not even in the race. >> when you run fourth in a three-person race, it says something, and i like john. at the end of the day cruz is the conservative darling and has a shot, not a great shot but a shot. lou: he's got to get 80% of the remaining delegates. >> i understand, and everybody in this game is playing to lose or stop trump. trump is moving forward, and to a certain extent -- >> jeb bush is going to help out. he has endorsed senator cruz, is that going to help or hurt? >> it's going to help george p. bush, the commissioner of texas. that's what it's all about. if jeb wanted to help, he would have come out before the florida primary and didn't. all the people jumping on the
bandwagon doesn't help him. it's an anti-establishment environment. lou: what about paul ryan, i can't get over this. i have to be flat-out straight with you. the arbiter of morals on the campaign trail. he clucks like some sort of wounded duck about people are speaking so harshly and shouldn't be this and shouldn't be that. i've never heard a speaker of the house in my career talk, act, and presume the way this man does, have you? >> newt preassumed a lot of things, too. he never set the moral tone. paul has to get them in line, pass the budget, he needs leave the presidential politics alone and march forward. lou: see how you and i actually agreement you made it sound like we were arguing. >> no, we weren't. he's got a big job, prove himself at this point in time and get conservatives in line. my sense is let the presidential politics, let the voters choose who they want at the end of the day.
quit talking about the establishment and what have you. lou: you are so right, and i salute you for saying it, let the voters decide, like someone is doing us a damn favor, by letting the rank and file actually have an expression of will in the candidate? >> voting in record numbers. that's turning out debates in record numbers, standing in line to vote whether it's caucuses or primaries, we should be applauding that and let the process run its course. if donald trump is the nominee of the party, support him and get him elected. >> one of the most tawdry, appalling examples a super pac led by none other than liz mayer, author of make america awesome super pac, she was former director of the rnc as well. katie packer as well. liz mayer tweeted --
it was make america awesome's ad, not ted cruz suggesting she not hold ted cruz responsible. >> wives and children ought to be off-limits. >> you would think. >> that enhances trump supporters who are angry what's going on in establishment. and you run something like this. lou: why are we seeing so much ignorance out of establishment, out of mitt romney, who was mr. clean, until this year? >> hard until you have the bit in your mouth and you don't win to think you can't step up to the stable and start where you left off. mitt is a forgotten figure at this point. lou: those two people on that ticket, mitt romney and paul ryan, they're desperately searching for something.
ed, good to have you with us. >> thank you. lou: breaking news, as the manhunt is continuing for the prime suspect in the belgium terrorist attacks, the islamic state has trained and sent at least 400 terrorists to carry out new attacks in europe. the network of semi autonomous terrorist cells shows the islamic state is extending reach into europe further as it loses some ground in syria and iraq. officials also saying the islamic state is deploying terrorist cells like the ones that struck brussels and paris, and their orders are to choose the time, place and method for maximum, maximum damage and carnage in europe. be sure to vote in our poll tonight. the question is do you think it's a good idea for the country to be led by a clinton or first term senator endorsed by the bush family? we're just asking.
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cruz receiving the backing of former governor jeb bush. the bush endorsement adds to the growing list of establishment figures rallying behind cruz, including his brother neil bush, who's on the finance committee for senator cruz. leaving little doubt who they want as candidate for president, but donald trump's lead in delegates is formidable, and trump only widened the lead after last night's elections, joining us former republican presidential candidate, retired neurosurgeon, that sounds so funny to me, i will always think of him first and foremost as an incredible neurosurgeon, dr. ben carson, endorsed donald trump earlier this month. and we are delighted to have you with us. >> thank you, lou, always good to be on your show. lou: let's turn to the tone of this debate, whatever you want to call it, presidential dialogue. i was offended by paul ryan trying to play arbiter for the
republican party. i thought he was insinuating he was using innuendo, he was being oblique when a man should be straightforward if he's got something to say in my judgment. what's your reaction? >> my reaction in general is this is such an incredibly important election that the candidates should be talking about what is it that distinguishes them from others? what is their policy. as i was in the process early on, it was so hard to get anybody to talk about policy, and they just wanted to talk about each other. lou: it didn't get any better later. [laughter] >> and the level of maturity that has manifested or lack of maturity is quite appalling when you consider the kinds of problems we're facing in our country right now. does anyone talk about the fiscal gap? no, most people have no idea what they're talking about. lou: in all seriousness donald
trump has spent more time talking about $19 trillion than any other candidate outside of one who has since withdrawn from the field. >> that's true. and ditry to stick to the issues, and you see where it got me. lou: what's the old saying, if you can't give a very good sermon if you don't keep them in the pews, and it's a very delicate balance. i commiserate with you what you're trying to do. >> yeah. we've reached the roman coliseum stage where rome is burning and nobody cares, go to the coliseum and see the gladiators fight and see the tigers tear people apart. this is where we are today. lou: yeah, i resist that because i think that certainly the analog with the roman empire is altogether too apt, but i also see men like yourself. donald trump is the only person in this thing who will be
taking a pay cut if he wins. he's now the only person who is not a career politician in the field. that speaks highly of him. >> i had a chance to sit down and have a heart to heart conversation with him. he really does care about america. he really does want us to be successful, and he also wants to be successful. he wants to be a successful president. so he's not going to be doing crazy stuff, believe me. he's going to surround himself with people who really know how to get things done and he's not going to try to micromanage everything. if you think about, the trump empire is huge. lou: right. >> and it's very successful and there are a lot of people involved, and believe me he doesn't micromanage them. i've had a chance to talk to a lot of his employees and former employees, very hard to find anybody who has anything bad to say about him. you look at his children and
how well they manage. tells you a lot about a person. lou: his family is a wonderful badge for him, and each of them seems so talented and responsible and right in lockstep with their father. >> one of the other things about donald trump, most people don't know, and he doesn't brag about it, but you know, in the early 90s when he came down to palm beach, many of the private clubs did not treat jews and blacks appropriately. donald trump was a real warrior on behalf of the blacks and the jews to open that situation up. lou: he's a fascinating fellow. lots of fascinating folks in this race. your sense is to -- i wanted to comment about one thing, calling jeb bush low energy early on, it was an interesting thing to do, devastating to jeb bush i'm sure, but it reminded you how much energy donald
trump has. i mean, you guys are working 24/7. >> yeah, i can tell you, i don't think most people have any concept of what it takes. you know, getting up early every morning, going to bed late every night, sometimes two or three states in one day. lou: i hear vice presidents don't have to work as hard. [laughter >> any interest? >> my interest really is saving america for the next generaon, my whole career was about the children, that's what i'm about now. and i don't require a fancy title or a position in order to do that, but you know, donald trump and i have talked about our mutual desire to save this country for the next generation, and we have agreed we will work together to do that. lou: well, let me just say, thank god the country's got folks like you. appreciate it, dr. ben carson, appreciate it. >> thank you. lou: be sure to vote in our poll tonight --
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. lou: joining us now, billionaire investor wilbur ross, chairman and ceo of wl ross and company, one of the leading private equity firms, he's one of the world's leading great guys. good to have you here. >> good to be on, lou. lou: donald trump, ben carson, and they are now in full, full battle with the republican establishment. did you ever think you would see the establishment of the republican party go after the front-runner and be so blatant in trying to subvert the will of the people, the rank and file, in the choice of the nominee? >> no, i find it incredible, but what i find even more incredible, it isn't that there is a particular person other than donald that they want to see. they say in this state, vote for this one because that will knock out trump.
in this state, vote for that one. mitt romney has now endorsed, what, three different people? lou: well, and probably counting. we don't know. mitt romney, paul ryan, they look like they've got stars dancing in their eyes and think they've got an opportunity here, your thoughts about what they're trying to do possibly to further their own ambitions. >> i would feel better if somebody opposing trump said i should be the candidate and here's why and campaign for himself. my father used to have a very wise saying, he said you may hate the guy in office but you can't beat someone with no one. they're trying to put up straw men in each state to try to manipulate things a little bit, but nobody has revealed, okay, let's say they keep donald from getting the amount that he needs, and let's say they do
want to rig the convention. who? who is it they're going to pick? i think it would be fair to voters to let them know, well, who is the establishment's real alternative? lou: there is a sort of priceless, specious, sort of approach here that keeps everything behind the veil as far as romney is concerned, as far as ryan is concerned. it is a peculiar sort of semi public theater they're conducting right now, and it's disturbing because they are attacking the people who are voting. we're even listening to delegates say are you people naive and stupid that you think people get a vote in this thing? like the old joke. relax, all the major decisions have been made. that was funny in the 60s. not funny now. >> no, and it's a very peculiar thing and it's not going to be helpful in the general election for whoever gets in.
whether it's donald or some rig candidate, but how can you put as your nominee someone who didn't go in the primaries? how can you possibly do that as a logical thing. lou: and what do you make of the rnc? reince priebus has at various points conducted himself well. at others, mysterily. it is odd to me he is not playing the role of first the wives and appropriately the man representing the party. please, no more of this nonsense. >> he tried a little bit, the night of the republican debate. i was there in miami, and i thought that was a correct and appropriate point of view for him to take, the unity point of view. that's what the party should be unification, not bifurcation. lou: well, you're in for donald trump? >> i think we better get used to him. lou: all right.
if wilbur ross says it, we can take that to the bank. we appreciate it, wilbur, good to see you. always. up next, senator ted cruz getting a little help from an oscar winning screenwriter, as he slammed donald trump. >> and if donald wants to get in the character fight, he's better off sticking with me because heidi is way out of his league. >> you want a character debate, bob, you better stick with me, because sidney ellen wade is way out of your league. lou: wow, republican strategist matt schlapp and political commentator tammy bruce, we take up the coincidence and more straight ahead. that's right, we're an investigative broadcast. stay with us. don't let dust and allergies get between you and life's beautiful moments. with flonase allergy relief, they wont. most allergy pills only control one inflammatory substance. flonase controls six. and six is greater than one. flonase changes everything.
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to suggest that republican party is some sort of -- youhave to be willing to endure the pain of others rather than you're own -- rather than your own, it's disgusting. >> in a fundraiser mitt romney was putting himself out there to be the cleveland choice. i think it's repugnant. should the republican party listen to the market? the market is the voters. lou: and paul ryan and john kasich who hasn't got a chance in the world but he wants to play the role of spoiler. >> mitt romney is fascinating. he didn't even even territory arena because his judgment was so poor in believing jeb bush
would be the anointed one. i have been impressed with the romneys up until this point. his commentary about foreign wives has been very disappointing. but it's also exciting. the people decided, we rejected the establishment as it exists and it will be a reformation of the republican party, not a destruction of it. >> i agree with tammy on that. the republican party has to interpret rate the new voices or it will cease to be. lou: in ouron line poll, 92% of you have said you agree with donald trump that the youth should rethink it involvement in nato. we thank you for being with us. conservative talk show host laura ingrahm and fred barns. also our esteemed legal panel
wrap up the day's news like only they can. please be with us for that and much more. thanks for being with us. good night from new york. kennedy: i'm watching the effect of the brussels attacks on the presidential election. it's interesting to see the candidate rush to oversimplify complicated issues like terrorism and immigration. donald trump capitalized on tragedy to reinforce his agenda. like building a wall will change the ideology no one has an answer for. sealing the natural born terrorist in only creates more after news for terrorism.