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and same story in asia overnight, gains across the board. the shanghai up 2 and a half percent. another big gainer hang seng in hong kong. opening the door brett kavanaugh's accuser now saying next week is on the table for her to testify but there are conditions. we have the latest on the supreme court showdown. a text gets political, shocking report says google employees to tweak search results because of travel bans to influence what people thought and saw, the backlash ahead. hitting store shelves, two of apple's new phones in stores today we will see whether people are lining up for the pricier iphone and a moment 635 days in the making. >> steps, steps, step, fires and picked off.
he picked it up at 43-yard line, is this how it feels? is this how it feels to win? dagen: what a great call, the browns finally securing a win and you know what that means for cleveland, free beer. all that and so much more coming up this morning, the federalist commentary writer emily, the brewer group ceo, former nfl star jack brewer and national security analyst, one of our favorites on this program and everywhere, morgan ortegus. makes everybody root for the browns? >> yes, it was. dagen: did you watch it? >> i didn't watch the entire game but i catched clips and i thought the jets had the game won and they put rooky quarterback, the guy comes through the town must be going crazy. dagen: if you're jets fan you live in world of hurt. we do not mourn for jets fans tonight.
we want to get to top story this hour, the economy, the markets on fire, president trump highlighting the strength of the u.s. economy at his rally last night in las vegas pointing to our nation's booming gdp, low unemployment and this record-breaking stock market. >> we have the best economy in our history. [cheers and applause] >> jobless claims just hit a 50-year. 50. 5-0 and the stock market today just hit another all-time high. [cheers and applause] >> we cut regulations more than any administration in the history of our country and i did it in less than 2 years. you can now go out and look for another job if you're not happy because everybody wants to hire you and you are getting higher wages for the first time in 21
years. almost 4 million jobs created since the election. more americans are now employed than ever recorded before. think of that, today more americans are working than ever before. we have created more than 400,000 manufacturing jobs. last quarter we hit gdp4.1 adjusted upward 4.2%, right? [cheers and applause] >> unemployment claims recently hit 49-year low. you know what that means, simple. that means people are working. african american unemployment has recently achieved the lowest rate ever recorded. [cheers and applause] >> you know what i have been saying, we will start winning again, we are winning now much bigger than i ever thought at a much earlier level. dagen: here now jon hilsenrath wall street journal global
economics editor, jon, he is -- i love the cheat sheet that he was using, that was certainly a moment, he's right, the economy is extremely healthy and in some ways getting healthier? >> yeah, i guess i would say mostly right, the strongest in history, you have a debate about that, but it's true, gdp growth has -- has picked up on a year over year basis about 3% a year, it was a little more than 2% for more expansion, unemployment is very low, inflation is right at the federal reserve's target. i have been saying for a while now, we are in a sweet spot for the economy and the big question is how long can we keep it going, but right now this is -- this a very strong economy, very strong job market, very strong growth. dagen: should we worry about what the federal reserve does with the meeting coming up next week, jon, that they overshoot, seems like the way bond market was reacting this week where you
had longer-term yield going up a little bit, north of 3% mark, that that seemed to be sending the bond market that they don't think the fed is really going to overshoot and slow or damage the economy at this point in. >> well, you know, i think that the fed -- we pretty much priced in 2 more fed rate increases this year, one next week as you say and another one probably in december, you know, i actually think the stock market could be primed for a rally going into next year because the fed has got to be looking at this bond market that you talk about a 3% yield and asking itself how much further do we have to go raising interest rates, they'll be a little over 2% next week, they don't want to raise short-term interest rates so much that short-term interest rates are higher than long-term interest rates, that's somethinged called
inverted yield curve and that signals recession and some people at the fed saying that they might be able to slow down rate increases if it looks we are getting point of inverted yield curve. if the fed signals it'll stop raising interest rates, the stock market goes through the roof, i think. >> good morning, jon, this is morgan, a lot of the talk is on tariffs and what's going to happen in trade war between the u.s. and china but interestingly yesterday the u.s. government actually imposed sanctions on china for buying russian military equipment and chinese are livid over that this morning, give us forecast of what you think will happen, what you can see now and election day as it relates not only the tariff side of china but what we are seeing on sanctions now in. -- jon: the president sees economic muscle as one of the weapons in global diplomacy realm. you know, he has been using
sanctions against the russians, you know, including for poisoning these -- the british diplomats, he's been using sanctions against the iranians and now the chinese and i think we could see more of that. on the tariff front, again, it's an example the president using american economic muscle to have its way on the political and economic fronts, you know, we just got another $20 billion of tariffs against the chinese and all signals are that he will go and extend the tariffs to basically every import that the united states makes against the chinese, we should be clear, a tariff is a tax, it's a tax on american import and looks like we will be getting more of that. dagen: on that note, jon, wal-mart issued a warning, retail giant said it may be hiking prices on certain prices with this trade spat with china and this, of course, as you mentioned comes after these new tariffs on the $200 billion
worth of chinese goods. there's about roughly half of import from china right now have new tariffs on them and wal-mart issued this warning in a letter to the trade rep robert lighthizer about the price hikes, do you think this is a broad head win for the stock market or even the economy, do we really need to watch specific stocks on this note of like how individual companies might be hurt by this? jon: i will say two things one about the stock market and one about wal-mart. as far as the stock market goes with the rally that we have seen this week it looks like the stock market is investors are now at a point where they've priced in a lot of the tariff, tariffs that have been imposed and they are looking past what we are doing on the tariff front. i think as it relates to china, they're probably -- the market is probably pricing in, starting to price in some good news on a deal with canada and méxico on
the nafta front, you know, possibly with the europeans on autos. i think the stock market is prime to rally on any good news on the tariff front that we have been talking about tariff so much, as far as wal-mart goes, wal-mart you can look at china's little embassies all over the united states, china is the critical essential supplier of everything that we buy in a wal-mart. you know, that's been a bargain for american consumers for a couple of decades. it meant that we got a lot of cheap goods and if we slap tariffs on a lot of what we are importing from the chinese that's going to hit wal-mart as hard as anyone, i think. dagen: jon, incredible point that you're making but, again, i want to raise this before we move onto one final thing, it's almost -- because the president likes to brag about how much money is coming into the
treasury department from the tariffs and this is my own crack pot theory just bear with me a little bit, it's like he's taxing the emerging markets as a way to raise revenue because -- he is focused on actually at least trying to pay down some of the debt and take a hatchet to some of the deficit and as if he says i want to raise revenue, let's tax the nations who aren't treating us very well rather than say raising income taxes here in the united states in some way. jon: well, let me say two things one about revenue and the other about this idea of taxing merging markets, on the revenue front, revenues tax revenues have picked up a little bit but they are a tinny, tinny fraction of the revenue that the united states government, the president tweeted that we will pay with the tariffs coming in, that's
not true. deficits are rising, we are looking at trillion dollar deficits within a couple of years, probably biggest risk to economic outlook is how big the deficits are getting so -- we would have to increase tariffs by a heck of a lot more for that to have any kind of impact on the deficits and debt, no less the debt. in terms of who we are taxing with the tariffs, you know, it does hit foreign exporters to the u.s. to the extent that it affects their profit margins but it's also taxing american consumers and american businesses because those tariffs get put on at our borders and get passed onto consumers, the wal-mart case is a perfect example of thousand tariff gets passed onto american consumer, so it's not just merging economies themselves, it's americans back home. dagen: let's turn to taxes, i will get emily's reaction to this, survey obtained by bloomberg that reveal that is
the tax overhaul that republicans are struggling to make the tax reform resinate with voters, 61% of respondents believe tax cuts benefit rich americans and twice the number who said otherwise, when it comes to approval americans remain torn, 44% stand in favor, 45% oppose. emily i want to get your reaction and jon, i will give you the final word. >> it's in direct contrast when republicans were selling tax bill, heading into midterms this is going to be something that americans are going to feel directly in their pockets and at kitchen tables and having conversations and would be helpful to party because they see we are actually taking action and doing something. that being said, any republican policy has uphill bat until the public relations department because the way it's treated by the mainstream media and so i think we have not seen the media do -- do much -- do much help for the republican party in this tax legislation in terms of their ability to sell it and
show that its benefits are impacting americans across the country. dagen: right, many people in the media are hysterical russian collusion and pornography performers. >> yeah. dagen: 90% of americans are seeing more none paychecks this year with this tax reform, do you think ultimately it resinates with the economy firing on all cylinders? >> the history suggests that -- that it doesn't, like if you look at 1994 midterms, the democrats lost the house, which was odd because you had an economy that was coming out of the 1990 recession and really hitting a sweet spot, so history suggests you're not going to get a big response in the midterms but frankly in this case i don't see how you don't, the economy is just so strong right now, i don't see how some voters don't take that to the polls.
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>> one of the reasons i was elected was because you believed that i was going to pick great supreme court justices. [cheers and applause] >> and brett kavanaugh and i'm not saying anything about anybody else but i want to tell you that brett kavanaugh is one of the finest human beings you will ever have the privilege of knowing or meeting. so we got to let it play out. dagen: that was president trump at last night's rally touting his pick for the supreme court, but the showdown over brett kavanaugh continues to heat up. his accuser now says that she is willing to testify next week but
on thursday and insisted -- and insisting on other conditions, christine blasey ford will only take questions of the senate judiciary committee, not lawyers, brett kavanaugh cannot be in the room when she testifies and kavanaugh must testify first. so not after his accuser. joining us now washington examiner editorial director hugo, hugo, the last item about kavanaugh must go first at least among legal minds seems like a big, big hurdle to overcome. >> i think that it is, it's very unusual for someone who makes an allegation to insist that somebody go and defend themselves before they hear what the allegation amounts to. certainly if you're in court the case is made by the prosecution before the case opens for the defense. so it seems to me grotesquely unfair and improper really to suggest that kavanaugh should go
in front of the court, not the court, sorry, the panel and answer questions and they don't know what further questions might arise. i think it's up to the accuser to make the case and then for the defendant to answer the case. dagen: emily is here, emily. >> hey, hugo. >> hi, emily. >> the question here are we -- pardon the phrase, are they playing hardball, is this part of a negotiation throwing the terms that the judiciary committee probably will not agree to out on the table and we will continue to unravel all week or is this a really serious road block that's probably going to prevent the testimony from taking place in. >> it's a very good question. i think it's hard to tell whether or not the testament will ever be given, i think the fact that the democrats and the accuser dr. ford are saying thursday close to the end of the week could be some little
hiccup, push it to following week, the whole play here for the democrats has always been that no matter what the question is the answers is always delay, they want to push the vote on the nomination beyond the next election, they want to derail this nomination, they do not want kavanaugh on the court because he's a textualist and interprets the constitution, when he's examining cases he looks at what the constitution says, he doesn't go by his own political views. they don't want that on the court so they don't want him there and they don't want the nomination to go ahead. so everything has been about delay. i think there's a lot of political gainmanship and without casting dispersions on whether or not dr. ford was assaulted all those years ago, perhaps there was such an incident, kavanaugh has denied categorically that he was involved, that the accusations
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dagen: good morning, i'm dagen mcdowell in for maria bartiromo, friday september 21st, your top stories at 6:30 a.m. eastern. the trump economy keeps on trucking, a much better than expected weekly jobless claims number is the latest on president trump's promise, delivering on the promise to improve our nation's economy. >> we are going to make our country richer and wealthier, you now have a president who is standing up for america.
[cheers and applause] >> we are standing up for your values, we are standing up for nevada and we are standing up for our great national anthem. dagen: all that and fears that are easing about trade tensions with china even canada, that sent the markets to new all-time highs yesterday. the dow hitting its first record since late january, the s&p 500 hitting a new all-time high and we have gains across the board on u.s. futures, dow, s&p and nasdaq futures are moving up. again, we could see new records again today. for the blue chip and s&p. in europe we have gains across the boards to tell you about. movement to plus side in england, france and germany, in asian markets finishing higher overnight as well. the bigger winner there shanghai up 2 and a half percent. sour apple on the day of the big release of iphones with battery
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haven't been to super bowl, never getting a chance to win, you go winless for that long and then you have your rooky quarterback come off the bench and i tell you this kid was on fire, the throws that he was making, accuracy, you have a lot to be excited for, cleveland. dagen: with mayfield, do you think they can keep it up. do you think they will start him in. >> you almost have to, you know, it's about victories and when you have a rooky quarterback like this, he's a young kid too, i think baker is only like 20 year's old and so when you have a kid like this who has that much pocket presence and that much composure, you to play him. it's so rare to be able to have a rooky quarterback like that. dagen: i want to move onto this colin kaepernick hinting with possible comeback with raiders or patriots, harvard gets ready to give him medal, by the way, nike sales seem to be fine -- nike stock yesterday hit a new all-time high as well even -- i
said this kaepernick ad that nike made a calculation it was risk versus reward, they saw a whole lot more reward at play than any risk to the brand. do you think kaepernick comes back at this point? >> i think there's a chance, you know, you see -- colin kaepernick can play quarterback, is he a great quarterback, no he is not, is he going to take you to a super bowl, no it's not. he can play positions, better than a lot of backups in the league now. has trouble with accuracy and he hadn't played football in a long time n. a quarterback it's tough to play when you've been out for 3 years just to get timing back, having to learn offense and come in and with all of the hype around him, so he could get signed, does he make an impact this season, i highly doubt it but in regards to nike situation, dagen, i was on with you when we were talking about.
i thought it was a great move for nike in the stock, the people burning up nike sneakers, most cost 30 bucks. the people who supported kaepernick stood in line for 200-dollar sneakers. dagen: doesn't make financial sense to burn something you paid for, nike collected your money. ly point that out. potentially because nike has done fine with this ad campaign and colin kaepernick was front and center does send message to nfl team, kaepernick is not really going to hurt your brand, he's not going to really create as many waves, if he can play ball he might be worth the look, i don't know that's my theory. >> it's dollars and cents, there's certain markets colin will do well. going to places like seattle and west coast teams, but, you know, you can't go to dallas cowboys, you can't go to my backyard where i'm from. [laughter] dagen: i want to bring you this and we will move on, the nfl
experience ending the leaking's time square space opened a while ago, opened with much excitement and fanfare but is closing at the end of the month, what do you make of that, cheryl? you were there when it opened. cheryl: we were there for mornings with maria, best throw i think i ever made on live television at nfl experience but there you go. they spent $40 million on this thing, the league did, in times square, the rent was really high and it was expensive. they made some mistakes, 37 bucks for adult, 29 for one child. dagen: $37. cheryl: $37 for one adult. only for a come of hours. dagen: is it because of anthem protest? cheryl: no, the rent was too high, they didn't get the message out perhaps maybe being on this show they didn't do good job on selling the experience. it's not like nfl experience at super bowl which jack and i have been together in a couple of years now, the same experience which is very cool but didn't
really click and that's a 40,000 square foot space dagen in times square, you can't tell me, the whole building, it was too much money. dagen: do you think it's anthem protest keeping people away from it, the ticket cost is absurd, do you think that plays into it? >> i think it's a culmination, i think that's or -- part of it. they are struggling fill seats like they used to. i would rather watch it at home. there's in competition, let's be honest, soccer in this country is on the rise, right, even basketball ratings, a lot of different sports, options for people now and people also don't want to just see guys laying in the heads, concussion debate, you -- i talked particularly women to be honest with you, you talk to a lot of women, why would you do it, i don't want to watch it, the guys are getting brains smashed. >> most of my friends have
little boys, you know, my cousins, none of them want kids playing football. dagen: jack's children don't play football. cheryl: the nfl is spending right now $60 million on redesigning all of those helmets, they are using private companies, technology from private companies to make the helmets safer and that's because of the ratings and because people like jack brewer say i don't want my son to play football. dagen: a lot of athletes say if we got rid of the helmets and played no helmet that it would make the game actually safer. >> i agree with that. i agree with that but i think, you know, you did an amazing special by the way. cheryl: thank you. >> you saw last year concussions increased 16% league wide, that's a big number particularly when there's so much focus on it right now, there's so many rules changing. dagen: they are doing something wrong is what you're saying.
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dagen: google workers discussed making changes to search function following president trump's travel ban. cheryl casone has a story that should make you mad. cheryl: to have an idea, that's for sure. wall street journal is reporting that google employees discussed how they might tweak the company's search function to counter the president's travel ban that went into effect last year. journalists they proposed ways to contribute to proimmigration groups and get in touch with lawmakers. meanwhile, google says it's still allowing app developers to scan data from gmail accounts after raised questions from lawmakers about privacy and possible misuse about the information. take a look at shares of alphabet, up 11% so far this year. big news for wells fargo, slashing 26,000 jobs, the bank plans to cut 10% of the workforce over the next 3 years
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>> yes, i do. people are curious and you can't take kids to take predator. dagen: no, you can't. >> so i think that -- dagen: that's a children sneak into predator. the magical nanny is back, as soon as you walked out this is what i asked you about, the new trailer for mary poppins return, classic, the new one starts emily blunt, coming out in december, how do you think the sequel will stand out for the iconic original. i don't know if we are seeing the clip from it. >> the trailer. i think it's tough, but i think enough time has gone by, i think most people that would have loved mary poppins didn't necessarily in theater, they saw it in release or dvd or something so i think -- dagen: jilly andrews is hard to beat. >> if anybody could emily blunt will give her a good run.
dagen: is it possible that emmanuel miranda will bring movie goer, it's just broadway. hamilton had as much buzz as it had, all the awards, it's just a broadway musical. >> it is, you have to remember that most of whether it sounded music, many people that we now know that were being names in the 60's when musicals were big came from broadway. i think he will translate pretty well. dagen: let's move on the james bond franchise, new director, fukanaga, i don't need to look at the bio for this guy because he directed the first -- >> true detective. dagen: created the first season of true detective which was one of my favorite things i've watched on tv in the last 10 years with harrison and matthew
mcconaughey. >> what danny would have brought is a lot of style but what fukanaga will bring relationships. craig has admitted that he's bored with the role and he wants a director who will focus on the relationships and not the action and not the gadgets and i think this is the director he would want, someone who works and if you remember true detective because of the relationships. dagen: it was -- the atmospheric nature of the way it was shot, it was so incredibly interesting to watch, but to daniel craig, get over yourself. [laughter] dagen: you're getting paid to play this iconic role, you should enjoy it. >> paid well. dagen: very well. you should enjoy it. >> that's kind of an interesting trivia. dagen: i wonder if they are setting up a transition.
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strong economy last night and how his policies are helping all americans and businesses across this fine nation. >> we are finally putting america first again. we're fighting every day for our factories, our ranchers, our great miners, our farmers, and we are now the largest producer of energy in the entire world. dagen: the gains not slowing down. 31 point gain on the dow futures right now, this after the dow and s&p hit and closed at new all-time highs yesterday. the nasdaq was also up. it's about 1% away from its record high. we have gains across the board in europe as well, in england, france and germany, all those markets to the plus side. and it was the exact same story overnight in asia.
we have a global market rally to wrap up this week and the summer. technology getting political, a shocking report says google employees discuss tweaking search results because of the travel ban. the backlash ahead. and a moment 635 days in the making. >> steps, steps, steps, fires, it's picked off! they got it! he picked it off at the 43-yard line. is this how it feels to win? dagen: the browns finally securing a win and you know what that means for cleveland? free beer. moving on to mma, conor mcgregor cashing in, he signs a major deal and gets ready to face off against cubby, you see them both there. we will show you the heavily
edited version of that press conference. it is going viral. all of that and so much more coming up this morning. emily jashenski, jack brewer and national security analyst morgan ortega. did you watch the mcgregor press conference with kabibe? >> i heard it. dagen: there was a lot to hear. >> there was a lot to hear. dagen: up until now there wasn't that much buzz. maybe this jump starts things. conor was shoving shots in kabibe's face. he said he doesn't drink. president trump pushing his agenda. the commander in chief touting his economic accomplishments last night and pressing the need for a border wall and blaming democrats for getting in the way. >> we built a lot of sections of wall, san diego and a lot of areas, we're standing a big,
brand-new section. we spent $1.6 billion, another $1.$1.6 billion, unfortunately, because of democrat's obstruction, only $1.6 billion, sounds like a lot, but it's not. i could knock it out, because i do that well. that's what i do well. i build. we could knock that wall out in one year if they gave us the funds. dagen: here now, texas congressman jody errington. good of you to be here. what do you make of his comments about the border wall? he's quite frankly also upset with some republicans who didn't include that full border wall funding in that giant omnibus spending bill from earlier this year. >> well, as a member of congress from the great state of texas and the pe perspective of being along the border, we appreciate and preexpect the president's -- respect the president's position. that's one of the reasons the people of this country elected him, because he was going to put
first things first and border security is national security. we did get some money for the wall and some money for other security measures, like technology and boots on the ground. by the way, it's a comprehensive package and i support physical barriers where they make sense and we need a lot of resources for the president to do that job. he needs more of them. we're in negotiations. we still need 10 democrats to agree in the senate because of that 60 vote rule. it's going to be tough sledding to get that money. we have to make sure we don't play politics with getting the resources and tools to our military so they can do their job safely and successfully. the president's right on. again, that's why he's our commander in chief, because he's putting the safety of our citizens and the sovereignity of our country first. >> this is morgan. >> good morning. >> the president said last night that he's been promised more money by congress after the midterms. even in the best case scenario,
if the republicans were to keep the house and the senate, they're going to keep it by rest cliftheoretically in the house s seitz than theseats than they ht it be more difficult to get money for the wall after the midterms? i don't understand the logic. >> the first responsibility is to make sure our armed service versus the he resources. that's why they're putting the homeland security funding sort of postponing that until after the election. but you're right, we still need democrat support in the senate, as long as have you the 60 vote rule. you're going to have to negotiate probably more spending on other non-security related domestic programs in order to get the money for the wall and other border security ideas and initiatives. so, yeah, i think it is going to be -- like i said, it's going to be a challenge regardless of how the election shakes out because
of that 60 vote rule. it's not the house. the house has passed just about every measure that would give the president what he needs to do that job, not just of securing the border, but stopping illegal immigration by enforcing the law, closing loopholes, moving to -- away from chain migration and away from the lottery to more of a merit based immigration system. we've done a that in the house. the problem is the senate and the 60 vote rule s. dagen: the wall street journal is out with an astonishing report that google employees discussed tweaking the search function after president trump's travel ban early in his term, trying to point people to pro-immigration groups, also proposing ways to leverage search functions to tweak the search results, to even show people how to contribute to pro-immigration organizations. this is manipulation of its users that they didn't know
about, potentially. these ideas never went into practice, congressman, but what do you say to thi this censorsh, by a company which has a viability waiver from user generated content so it can't get sued. now we're finding out you are a media company that is potentially trying to manipulate what people think and see and read. >> unfortunately, i'm not surprised. agreed in manipulation. i think it's potentially unfair and deceptive trade practices. there are laws on the books there. i want to make sure that we what we don't do is have this democrat knee jerk sort of net neutrality, let's regulate the internet on account of this, other than making sure that private companies like google disclose their practices. look, if they're going to bias the search results based on their algorithm and they're going to guide people in their search, unb unbeknownst to the
consumer, that's a problem. if they disclose what they're doing and their political bias, when the consumer has a choice to use other search engines. i think that's as it should be. the problem is, when it's deceptive. the problem is when it's being manipulated unbeknownst to the customer. dagen: it's an abuse of private information. i want to get your response to this, google telling lawmakers it allows companies to scan data from g mail accounts. they control 90% of search. they control along with facebook about two-thirds of all advertising on the internet and they're not being truthful about what is being discussed at this company and what they are doing to users and with their private information. >> right. this is a huge challenge for conservatives, especially conservative lawmakers going forward, is what the conservative solution to this problem because it involves inevitably regulating private companies. the disclosure proposal that the congressman mentioned, it sounds great.
have you to take a look at it and say is this what we want government doing in the private spirit. may well be the solution but it is not an easy question for conservatives to consider, what are the steps to take to rein in the obvious bias. dagen: doug weed, a frequent guest on the fox business network, wrote on the federalist that this is -- i think it was in august, that he wanted to buy an ad to promote an interview he did on the fox business network. he says a google employee told him that the crawl on the bottom of the screen because it said the mueller investigation was a witch hunt, quoting president trump, that that was hate speech and that they cracked down on him. there's all these individual instances of abuse of -- call it censorship, i know it's not government, but of silencing conservative voices and manipulation and jack brewer, i think that they're in for a world of hurt, particularly
because they didn't send the ceo to testify in front of congress. >> i agree. i'm not for regulation. at what point -- you're going to have to at some point regulate these online companies, companies like google and facebook. their algorithms will continue to be more and more complex. there's no way that us as a customer or even the government at hand can really oversee this. no one understands it. it's always evolving. dagen: they always blame the algorithms, the nontransparental algorithm, but based on this story and other stories we've read about censorship, about silencing conservative voices, there are workers at play, workers cooking up ideas like let's try to push people to pro-immigration and get them to contribute money. again, it didn't happen but nevertheless it was proposed by people within google. switching gears, judge brett kavanaugh's accuser saying she is willing to testify next week
but based -- on thursday, but based on other conditions. she only wants to take questions from members of the senate judiciary committee, no attorneys. brett kavanaugh cannot be in the room when she testifies and kavanaugh must testify first. what do you make of this? do you think that this -- that she does eventually speak in front of the judiciary committee? >> well, i think it's appropriate, they're offering her the opportunity to speak. i think that the senate should lay out the process for that. i don't think it's appropriate that she goes last. quite frankly, i think she should levy whatever accusations and allegations she has against the judge and then he should be able to speak in defense. i don't think he knows all the details, none of us know all the details. so far, what she's alleged he's refuted, as have the other two witnesses that we know who were
there in that incident. they all claim that nothing happened. so 36 years have gone by. i'm a little suspicious about the timing. i do think she should speak. i do think -- my biggest concern, quite frankly, has been just the process, the way it's been handled by senator feinstein specifically, that she had this information and she never disclosed that or questioned judge kavanaugh even in private and waited until the 11th hour. to me. it reeks of the worst kind of political gamesmanship. you have to take the allegations seriously. i think grassley and colleagues in the senate are doing the right think to give her the opportunity. you have to give the judge the opportunity. i think the allegations of being falsely accused are just as serious. i think this will play out -- they need to take a vote and move forward. dagen: thank you for being here this morning. congressman jody errington. coming up the economy under trump, we break down the numbers
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horrific stabbing spree at a day-care center in new york. cheryl casone has more on this developing story. cheryl: a woman stabbed five people including three infants at an overnight day-care center in new york. the babies, two girls and one boy, were taken to a hospital in queens. one of them is in serious condition but expected to survive. the suspect, a 52-year-old woman, was found in the basement with self inflicted slash wounds to her wrists. police are working to determine her motive. well, american airlines raising its baggage fees just one day after delta did the same. the price for the first checked bag jumps $5 to $30. the fee for a second checked bag goes up to $40. the higher fees apply to travel in the united states, the u.s. virgin islands, the caribbean and puerto rico. shares of american ' airlines parent company down 20% this year. delta is set to introduce what
it's calling the first biometric terminal in the country. delta will equip terminal f at atlanta international airport with facial recognition technology from curb to gate. the company says the updates will be fully operational later this year, adding the process is going to be optional. shares of delta actually up about 3% so far this year. well, the new york times had to correct a story published last week about the state department spending. the story appeared to blame expensive curtain purchases on nikki haley when the purchase was decided by the obama administration. ambassador hailey said on the story last night that the new york times ran the piece with her picture even after they were told that it was false. >> we're stopping stories every day that aren't truthful or aren't -- don't have the facts. and so this one, i hadn't even taken the jobs when the curtains were picked out. so the idea that this came out, we told the reporters that these
were the facts. they knew the facts and they released the story anyway. i think it goes to show -- >> you talked to the new york times and said this isn't the case and they printed it anyway? >> they printed it anyway. it was down in the story, like the sevent seventh graph at seve bottom. cheryl: the new york times issued a correction, saying the decision on purchasing the cur r contains was made in the obama adadministration. brides are creating a lot of buzz but not the kind they want. triple j farms in catawba is a popular wedding venue. many guests are complaining someone at the horse stable which is next door are making noise on purpose to disrupt the share know any. one d.j. posted a video, he shows a person at the stables just out trimming the lawn while the bride and are groom make their vows. [sound of lawnmower]
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america is winning again. we have the best economy in our history. dagen: that was president trump touting america's booming economy at a rally in las vegas last night. you can see what the markets were doing yesterday. there was much to cheer about, the dow and s&p 500 closing at all-time highs. we have a mixed open on wall street. joining us now, salt financial president and chief operating officer, alfred esknar. many of the guests, even john hilhildenraf says stocks look ry
to rally. >> every indication has been positive. the good indicators are getting more positive. going into the fourth quarter, it's hard not to be optimistic. dagen: what do you think will drive it, though? what are the key things in terms of news to look out for, again, a federal reserve meeting, because many people including steve forbes are wor record wort the fed messing the economic expansion up and killing a market rally. >> i don't think so. i think chairman powell has done a fantastic job. he's been clear in his communication to the street. the street feels comfortable that the 25 bip increase in september, consensus has it happening. it's kind of priced in short of any kind of surprise later on in september, i don't think it's going to shake things too much
at all. >> we're not seeing anything really comprehensively affecting the market as relates to trade and tariffs and even the major companies like walmart, as we reported this morning, are warning about having to raise prices. do you expect any effect in q4. >> it's hard not to assume $200 billion worth of tariffs are going to some how come back to the u.s. if you think about it, if china's goods become more expensive, we'll have to pay as well, right? the market shrugged it off yesterday as we saw two new highs. what we tend to monitor is the overall sensitivity of stocks relative to the overall market and we're actually rebalancing our index today and what we're picking up is a lot of energy stocks going into the fourth quarter. if you recall, energy was the big winner in q2. that was a great thing for us. it outperformed technology, it outperformed financials and many of the sectors that have been really doing well this year. dagen: i just want to say,
though, it's not a he total $200 billion in tariffs, it's only 10% of $200 billion. >> true. dagen: 10% being less than the expected 25%. at least in the short run. which eased people's worries a little bit. we're watching the technology sector. lindsey bell, a frequent guest on this program, she has talked about this and has been tweeting about this. why google and facebook stocks have been so weak in the past month is because they're not going to be considered technology stocks anymore. they're getting pushed into two different indexes, out of the technology index. do you think that's what it is? it does speak to maybe how you value those companies going forward. >> you look at them differently for sure. so they're staying in the s&p they're just going to a different sector. they're going to be moved out and pushed into the communication services, which is replacing telecom all together.
there's definitely a lot of movement around because obviously people have been following these stocks for god knows how long. but it's safe to say, they've also underperformed all year. so this could be just a little extra kick, they definitely have not done what some of the others like an amazon and an apple have done all year. dagen: right. they've also been playing a little -- >> yeah. dagen: been a little shady with how they communicate with their users about what they're doing with our most secret and private information. aalfred, thank you so much. you think we get a rally from here until the end of the year? >> i think the good news continues on. the good indicators are only getting better. unemployment's below 4%. gdp is over 4.2%. so the good's getting better. dagen: thank you so much. florence's fury, residents still facing major flooding issues as hundreds of roadways remain closed. we head live to north carolina.
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night. >> i'm angry at democrats because of what they do to our country. today's democrat party is held hostage by left wing haters, angry mobs, socialist fanatics, deep state bureaucrats and their fake news allies. dagen: the futures losing ground this morning, 18 point gain on the dow futures. the s&p 500 and nasdaq futures dipping slightly. gains across the board in europe to tell you about. markets up in england, france and germany. it was the same story in asia overnight, the nikkei, shanghai, hang seng and south korea all to the plus side. sky high bidding, comcast and fox set to enter a blind auction this weekend to decide the fate of broadcaster sky. we break down the complicated process in just a bit.
plus, this bud's for cleveland and all of the browns fans. the cleveland browns breaking their losing streak and breaking open those bud light victory refrigerators, free beer for the people of cleveland. check out mma's bad boy, conor mcgregor showing off this at tuesday and new whiskey in a press conference with khabib where he will face off in the october takoctoberoctagon. we take you back to north carolina, the death toll from the massive storm now at 41. officials working to clean up the unprecedented flooding. fox news correspondent griff jenkins is live in fayetteville, north carolina. he's outside of fayetteville in spring lake. griff, what's going on? >> reporter: dagen, you talk about a cleanup, the governor calling it a monumental task ahead of him. look at this spring lake motel that we're in.
the damage is unbelievable. it was just a few days ago that the cape fear river, which had flooded at a record 61.5 feet, it had this under water and now this is just a micro come o dise damage that's been left behind. the water has moved down and it's becoming a problem. many of the rescue teams that were doing rescues in this very area just two days ago have moved down to that area. the governor visiting a fire house, thanking some of the unbelievable heros, making rescues and evacuations and talking about the incredible task ahead and the cost that all of this is going to be. here's what the governor told us. >> the damage will be in the billions of dollars and in north carolina damages continue to be incurred as floodwaters continue
to rise. >> reporter: the governor talking about he was very appreciative of the cooperation with the administration. excuse me. as well as the fema efforts. one thing is for sure, as we head into the weekend and the folks here in fayetteville have sun out, it's going to be a long road ahead. it's going to be months. some business owners tell me it could be years before they bounce back. dagen: griff, thank you for that. griff jenkins, thank you for all that work on the ground, telling the stories of the people of north carolina. hitting the campaign trail, president trump will rally this evening in missouri as president obama campaigns in pennsylvania. last night the commander in chief slammed his predecessor. listen to this. >> remember when president obama said you can't have manufacturing jobs anymore? by the way, he's campaigning
again. that's good news. when i was running, i swear i think he campaigned hard harden hillary clinton and we won big. dagen: president obama will be in north philadelphia this afternoon. will he take credit for the recent market boom? he kind of did when he spoke for the first time since president trump got elected. here to discuss, antoine seeright, former hillary clinton adadvisor. you just heard president trump. what do you expect to hear from president obama as he keeps campaigning for the democrats. >> i think we expect to hear from president obama what we've been hearing from democrats across the country, and that is that america's in a battle for her soul and we cannot afford to lose. at the end of the day, i think most people would agree that things are not where they need to be in this country. the idea of the american experience for some doesn't look like what it looks like for
others and that's why you see barack obama on the campaign trail. i'm sure that's why you'll see michelle obama on the campaign trail. that's why we have to have all hands on deck as democrats because this is an election that will literally determine the next decade of politics in our country. dagen: emily, listening to president obama in the speech that he gave, the most recent speech that he gave, he literally was taking credit for the recent expansion. and i have said, listen, the market rally started in 2009. this economy came out of a a recession in 2009. he was the president of the united states then. we reached a higher growth plateau. that is kind of e exceptional ad rare with president trump's policies, with the deregulation, with the tax reform, that is very rare, being nine years into an economic expansion. >> i think you just said something that's key, which is the idea of deregulation which is not something you see under
president obama. it's not something you would have seen under hill youly clinton. i think it's just very interesting that you have president trump going to a state like missouri which he won by almost 20 points and president obama campaigning in bluer areas, it speaks to the polarization in the country right now, that trump, it's a smart move to have him campaigning. obama, out in california, it makes sense for him to be there. >> i think if you look at it -- dagen: go ahead, antoine. >> i think the previous guest is a bit off on her facts. donald trump won pennsylvania. the fact that barack obama is going to campaign in pennsylvania says everything about where we are in terms of our politics in this country. at the end of the day -- >> is he going to go to missouri. >> donald trump poll numbers are on political life support. we have some republicans like in florida and a number of places
where republicans need to win, they will be running full steam backwards away from president trump. i think that was true in 2010 and 2014 for democrats. so at the end of the day, i think this election more so than any election we've had in a long time will be determined by the mood of the country and on issues, not on the emotions of voters. dagen: i would say the biggest issue, particularly when it comes to female voters is do i feel financially secure, do i feel comfortable about my job and my family's finances. jack brewer, i think it's very hard for most people in this country to say i' worse off now financially than i was a few years ago. >> we can't deny the facts. antoine, i respect you, i love you, brother, but i totally disagree. if you look at policy, i'm talking about policy, to paint this broad picture, to pretend that the policies of donald trump economically have not been good for people, it just isn't true. i don't think you can continue to push that narrative because
if you look at the facts, there are less poor people, and that's what i care about, there are less poor people on food stamps today than there have been in a long time. there's more people that look like me and you working than in a long time. martin luther king marched for jobs and freedom. we've got more jobs in this country. i think the rhetoric is there. if you want to play on the emotions, if you want to bring in the racism, bring in the sexism and all the emotional things, we can talk about that. if you're talking about pure policy, how can you ignore that when the deregulation has clearly made an impact on this economy. the tax reform has clearly made an impact on this economy. i mean, if we would have talked about having 4% growth three years ago, we would have been laughed at. i wasn't expecting. and now we're seeing it. let's keep it real and at least be honest about the situation that we are in as a country. >> look, you won't find me
having emotional arguments. i try to come with non-debateable facts. the fact of the matter is, while the economy is doing well, it's because the economy started doing well under the previous president and while the republicans want to make the economic argument, every poll i've seen, every poll i read said the health care will be the number one issue in this election. that's why you see democrats going on the offense, even in red states, about pre-existing conditions and why republicans literally shut down health care and the access to affordable, quality health care in many places. i'm happy to have an economic argument. i'm happy to have a policy argument in the midterms. the republicans have failed the american people from a policy standpoint. dagen: antoine, the people have not been shut out of health care. anybody in this country can go see a doctor even to the emergency room. >> i didn't say that. dagen: this is an issue about health insurance and how we handle health insurance in fact, the republicans have rescinded the individual mandate. people are not forced to buy
health insurance if they don't want to. >> i didn't say it was about -- i didn't say it was about what you just said. what i said was access to affordable, quality health care, if you look at rural areas in the country where states to refuse to expand medicaid because of the politics, look at south carolina where i'm from, we closed five rural hospitals in the state. that means people could die because they have to ride an hour to get to a health facility when they have an issue late in the midnight hour. this will be about access to affordable, quality health care. health insurance is part of that. access to affordable, quality health care and women's health care will be a very important issue. they will be a large voter block in this election. dagen: yes, they are. those are local issues and you're an advocate for door-to-door and you called it the man running for florida govergovernor is andrew gilam.
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cheryl: it's how it feels. the browns come away with their first victory since christmas eve 2016 and then the bud light coolers that were supposed to say locked at long as the browns remain winless, they were cracked open in bars across cleveland. all right. sparks already flying between conor mcgregor and defending ufc light weight champion khabib nurmagomedov at a press event in new york city to promote the las vegas fight in two weeks. mcgregor began to taunt his opponent. >> you keep your mouth shut. let me take my picture. how's noah? never speak about me, watch yourself around me. you'll be out quick. cheryl: this fight is going to be the first in a new six fight deal that mcgregor signed with the ufc, terms not disclosed. reports say the deal could make mcgregor the most money ever in
the sport. he also used the event to promote his new whiskey brand. speaking of whiskey, let's take a look at the drunkest, dryest u.s. cities. it's friday, right. looks like wisconsin likes their alcohol. the state has the top four drunkest cities. [ laughter ] dagen: emily is from wisconsin. >> i can confirm the accuracy. cheryl: more than a quarter of adults in green bay, wisconsin drink too much. eau claire, followed by appleton and madison and fargo as well. the dryest cities, the provo metro area is in first place. utah was followed by beckly, west virginia and jackson, tennessee, charleston, west virginia rounded out the top five. drier in west virginia. dagen: in west virginia they're drinking white lightning out of
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dagen: counseldown to christmas, yes, i said it. summer ends today. the toy insider is unveiling its hot toys. here to give us the first look of what kids will be looking for, marisa dibartomo. toy expert. these toys teach us responsibility for caring for a pet. it starts like this and turns into this. explain how is works. >> kids have to care for their
scrufaluve. once you wash it and dry it out you're left with a puppy, kitty or bunny. dagen: how much does this cost? >> $19.99. we also have a veterinary science kit so kids can learn the basics of what it's like to care for animals. dagen: talk about for the detective in the family. >> yes. so l.o.l. surprise was one of the hottest toys last year. this year we have the eye spy under wraps series. kids have a decoder they work through to open up the doll to see what they get inside. dagen: harry potter is still hot. what's in store for harry potter? >> there's a couple different types of wands. there's a coding wand, kids build the wand themselves and they get to code it with more than 70 challenges. we also have the harry potter wizard training wands. they're all motion controlled. so the wands will recognize which spell you're performing
and let you know if you did it right or not. dagen: this is sort of -- this is the air hog super nova. >> yes. dagen: we were watching video of this earlier. this is incredible, it's like a drone for kids. >> exactly. this is a drone that doesn't have a remote control. you control it with your hands. so it kind of recognizes your hand movements and will fly around you. dagen: talk about the world's first voice augmented board game. >> it works with your amazon echo, that most people already have at home. you hook this up. you enable the skill. you can play a full board game, kids can visit dozens of cities around the world. dagen: lastly an arcade game that our stage manager was playing. >> it's nearly four feet tall. you choose from four of five different cabinets. each one has a couple games inside. dagen: that speaks to me. i grew up in the 70s. please come back as we get close
i'm dagen mcdowell for maria bartiromo. friday, september 21, top stories 8:00 a.m. eastern. celebrating a record run, president trump out toing the strong economy, during last night's rally, in las vegas. >> we have the best economy in our history, jobless claims just did 50-year low, 5-0. the stock market today just hit another all-time high. dagen: futures losing a little bit of steam this morning but we still have the 23-point gain on dow futurs&p d slightly starting new all-time highs nasdaq, is about 1% is 1% away from its own record in
europe markets moving plus side we have gains in england, france, germany, and gains corroborative asian markets overnight all four major asian markets moving higher, opening the door. brett kavanaugh's accuser now saying next week is on the table for her to testify. but there are conditions. with the latest on the supreme court showdown. hitting store shelves two of apple's phones in stores today, but now there are questions about the battery life, a moment 635 days in the making. >> steps, steps, steps, fires -- got it! he picked it off the 43-yard line! is this how it feels is this how it feels to win? >> that is how it feels to win, because the browns finally did it you know what
that means, free beer for cleveland coming up federalist commentary writer is here, ceo former nfl star jack brewer national security analyst morgan ortagus so much to cover i can't think of better people to do it with thank you all for being here. >> happy friday. >> right on, happy last day of summer, too. >> that is -- >> let's get on it top story this hour, president trump touting the economy, at a campaign rally last night. >> we have the best economy in our history. [cheers and applause] >> jobless claims just hit a 50-year low 50, 5-0, and the stock market today just hit another all-time high. [cheers and applause] >> we cut regulations more
than any administration in the history of our country, and i did it in less than two years. you can now go out look for another job if you are not happy because everybody wants to hire you, and you are getting higher wages for the first time in 21 years almost four million jobs created since the election, more americans are now employed than ever recorded before, think of that, today, more americans are working than ever before. we created more than 400,000 manufacturing jobs, last quarter we hit gdp 4.1 adjusted upwards 4.2%, right? [cheers and applause] >> boy, boy, boy. hit a 49-year low. you know what that means, simple that means people are working. average american unemployment has he recently achieved the
lowest rate ever recorded. [cheering and applause] you know what i have been saying, we are going to start winning again, we are winning now much bigger than i ever thought, at a much earlier level. >> commander in chief on stump this evening, in missouri this time, about blake burman is at the white house, for us with a whole lot more good morning blake. reporter: dagen good morning to you as well 46 days until election at a why we are continuing to see president trump out on road hitting the pain trail last night nevada stating when wrpz trying to hold on to senate seat later tonight it will be missouri, state in which republicans are trying to lift a senate set a the president specifically going to springfield missouri, southwestern part of the state we bring that up because that, by the way, is where the president launched his he tax reform proposal last year, tax reform the current fascinate of the economy two of the top benchmarks the president points to for successes of his
administration even supporters supporters of his agenda have cautioned him that his trade policy could potentially home so many of that walk walmart one has concerned with the escalating trade contentions with china or some describe as trade war walmart writing in a letter to u.s. trade representative, the following, just about a week or so ago, quote, as the largest retailer in the united states, a major buyer of u.s. manufactured goods we are very concerned about the impact these tariffs would have on our business, our customers, our suppliers, and the u.s. economy as a whole. should walmart want to bring up those concerns directly with the trump administration, dagen they could do that, today. ivanka trump happens to be visiting a walmart in texas there to push further push job skill training if nothing else a bit of coincidental timing there. >> most definitively blake burman thank you so much for that, blake burman at the white house. turning to the supreme court
showdown, judge brett kavanaugh's accuser now open to testifying before the senate judiciary committee on thursday. president trump weighing in on the controversy last night on hannity. >> i think it is a very sad situation, he is an outstanding person. and frankly sean is very, very had why didn't somebody call fbi 36 years ago you could also say when did this all happen? to take man like this besmirch with that being said let her have her say let's see how it works out i don't think you can delay it any longer, i have been accommodative see how it all comes out they delayed it a week, and they have to get on with it. dagen: here now harvard law professor emeritus author of the book the case against he impeaching trump alan dershowitz, good of you to be here good morning, al.
>> good morning. >> always a pleasure, one of the requirements based on what her lawyers are asking for in order to have her appear before the judiciary committee, is that brett kavanaugh goes first. is this a hurdle? . >> every civil libertarian in the country liberal conservative republican democrat led by american civil liberties union should be outraged at this demand it is so un-american you are the accuser, you get on the witness stand, you testify, you make your accusations you get cross-examined then accused responds it turns entire legal system on its head it is insane to ask an accused person to deny the accusation before he has heard thank you accusation made. >> continue background check call everybody else who may have been at this party all
that is true but the idea that he goes first? i want to hear from the american civil liabilities union where are they? this is the most fundamental denial of due process. >> so do you think that the senate judiciary committee would never agree to these terms. >> never, it would be outrageous to put the person who is being accused on the wonders stand -- witness stands would you deny we think we may have heard in newspaper there is a letter not showing letter to senator feinstein now set out your argument your case, i would never in a million easier let a client be subjected to kangaroo court like that. >> you are kind of getting at essence of this this is no, he longer a confirmation hearing it is turning into what feels looks like is a criminal trial. >> well, rachel maddow says put him in jail impeach him no statute of limitations, she says it is attempted rape, he will attempted a relationship under maryland law pardon i have to be specific requires a
specific intent to penetrate, there is no evidence even in her allegation of that men and women are not born with a gene for telling the truth or lying. these senators o who say i believe her or others say i believe him nobody is in a position to believe or disbelieve, let's harry her let's hear him other witnesses see them, let's see their attitude determine credibility then we can say, i believe -- either you always believe pan always believe a woman is the most blatant form of sexism. >> you are being too logical legal brain this is about hysteria all around. >> that is what lawyers have to do stop hysteria what iclu for years did no more, they make so much money being anti-trump they have forgotten about civil liberties. >> i know we are talking about lifetime appointment a little
bit different but what would normally happen in a case talking two minors decades light he was 17 she was 15 normal under these circumstances. >> romeo juliet law 15-year-old 16 or 17-year-old generally not treated as a felony of a crime if 40-year-old man 15-year-old girl number one, number two i have to tell you i practiced law 55 years, i have never heard of a case, like this, criminally being reopened after 35 years would be first time as far as i know in american history, probably world history, that anything like this has led to a criminal investigation. only in the world of you know radical extremists would you hear suggestion of a prosecution. >> the legal team suggests
moving quickly the strategy to delay delay delay until perhaps elections happen moving to 2020 what is appropriate time frame here you he mexico we do have to do interviews conduck some sort of investigation is pushing this to next week too quick or have republicans. >> both sides wrong should be no time frame should not be concerned about election should be concerned about finding truth however long it takes, to make sure, she testifies, the other witnesses pull the on stand subpoenaed if they have to be the fbi conducts investigation that is no jurisdiction it took place in maryland they have power to do back ground checks not supposed to make about credibility determines to gather evidence give it to senate let process unfold let there not be a deadline, if it will happens before the election, so be it if it happens after the election, so be it. but politics should not determine the outcome of this investigation. in terms of of timing.
>> the senate judiciary committee said this on twitter yesterday, they have a statement, from mark judge, the other man allegedly in the room at this party they have a statement under penalty of felony there is a third person allegedly at the party they have a statement under penalty of felony, they also contacted a fourth person who was a school mate, who has made allegations on social media. so again, there is -- what however you want to characterize it an investigation going on by the people within the senate judiciary. >> that is not good enough you have to ask this guy judge what did you initially say you don't remember then what did you say oh it didn't happen you have to be able to confront him with hising inconsistencies. >> if a liberal democrat allegation being made we have a case keelth ellison has p domestic abuse gains where are
democrats on that same standard has to apply to democrats and republicans you can't have one system of justice for one party another system for another partly, i just want to see fair process applied to everybody across the board i don't care whether helps democrats or republicans want to make sure rule of laugh is -- rule of law is preserving. >> what we're seeing in this. >> no new normal you can't have the same standards morality media anything we have two truthths, absurd the way we have become so partisan divided i was at red sox yankees game last night, red sox fan i have to tell you when aaron judge gets up i applaud i met reggie jackson last night he is my hero. i don't care i am a red sox fan i know a great player when i see one i know friends who are yankees fans martinez gets up they cheer, that is the way should it be.
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are in a buyer's market joining us cofounder president, peters what are you seeing in the market right now. >> the report you just mentioned i think is very much aligned to what we're seeing in new york, i do have to say new york is always it is its own market where i specialize so -- what we're seeing in new york, is buyers having a lot more power in the market. and sell rz needing to be strategic as they sell. >> what about can you speak to the rest of the country at all because we have had this conversation, privately, new york real estate market has been incredibly strong for the most part but there are a lot of pockets out there in this country where an incredible amount of inventory on the market prices are not even back to where they were in the peak so it is -- it is truly returned to it is about the location, and where you live, where you are trying to buy or sell. >> about the location, it is about the state of your home, and it is about some other
factors the neighborhood, so, yes, nationally we are seeing a softening of the market i think one thing that is interesting about new york is we've actually been seeing softening here for a while that is pretty unusual usually new york's market does in lockstep with stock market we are obviously in a booming stock market. so it is -- it is interesting to try to speculate about why we are having these two things separated. >> i think valuation wise that properties here apartments are wildly overvalued when stocks are not but the prices that people are trying to ask for on apartments are not realistic they are living in "la la land" quite frankly. >> look at prices what they pay what they are trying to ask in terms of appreciation that is why is it going to on the market so long you got a question. >> what about you morning rates is that affecting the investment portfolio for someone particularly individual buyers that maybe
picking up a second property or third property? to flip or rent do you see mortgage operates having affect on that. >> what is funny morning rates are pretty low this is where it really is buyers market you think that we are in an environment where buyers have more power more inventory on the market, issue sales prices softening, plus we still have low mortgage rates, but i think that buyers are hesitant, because i mean, you know the irony so often buyers are hesitant when they don't see other people buying. and that there is opportunity for people who are willing to be bold when market is -- >> what about inventory seems like a lot of things going on. >> yeah, about. dagen: inventory i will let you answer rather than me. >> it is definitely true, that we have more and more inventory on the market and part of that is about buyers
and sellers not coming to the same -- the same place in terms of what they think is reasonable you know you have sellers who feel like their home should have greater value and you have buyers who feel almost like buyers are sensitive right now if they see something that is overvalued in their opinion don't want to look at it like offends them. >> they feel there is a seller trying to rip them off. >> you are one of the few female patterns at the capital firm talk about what it is like is door wide-open for women now. >> i think it is, and it isn't. i invest exclusively in real estate -- two different industries very few women, and you know has been my experience, as a woman, that if you come in, and you are good what you are doing, there is usually a seat available at the table but i also recognize that there is a lot of barriers for a lot of women to
getting to the table in the first place. and i think particularly in venture capital it is really important more women only 9% general partners managing partners are women venture is dreaming what is next for country for our world we need more women sitting a the that table. >> we make up more than half the workforce they need to add more chairs around the table. you are not going to give up your seat you need to make friends good to see you. coming up google under fire details on shocking report that employees discussed tweaking search results, to counter president trump's agenda, to send essentially money attention to pro immigration organizations. then new iphone concerns why customer might be complaimg about apple the latest device
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bartiromo friday, september 21, top a stories 8:00 a.m. eastern trump economy booming, betters than expected, jobless claims a numbers, and easing fears over trade war, pushing the dow s&p 500 to new all-time highs. >> this is an incredible time for our country. [cheers and applause] >> america is winning again. [cheering and applause] america is being respected again. to look at action in futures this morning, agency we are less than an hour away from the opening bell.
58 -- 24.gain on your futures right now we could see record highs today in european markets we have nice gains, on the markets in england, france, germany ftse 100 britain up more than 1% ep asian markets to the plus side all four of the major markets there gaining to wrap up this week. sky-high bidding comcast disney and fox to enter a blind auction this weekend to decide fate of broadcasterer sky blind auction complex enough process further complicated by disney pending purchase of the entertainment assets of 21st century fox already owns 39% of sky. >> good grief. google, a new report day willing how google tried to help get around president trump's travel ban, and influence thinking, even potentially sending money to pro immigration organizations.
then catching a break with controversy surrounding elon musk, the company getting good news with its model three. and cleveland celebrates. the browns breaking their losing streak cracking open buddy lighted reinfringe rateors. >> apple's iphones gerri willis live in apple store in new york city, with a whole locality more, and her ipad in hand, hey gerri. >> that is right good to see you 58th and fifth the lines ismartphones stretch down to block to madison avenue a lot of people trying to get new phones, what is on offer 10s and 10x maximum. >> old 10 souped up, it sands for subtle differences not that great more durable glass on front of that phone a
report this morning, that talk time on this phone may be as much as an hour less so there could be nasty surprise waiting for folkss who buy that phone big deal people are really talking about 10 sx maximum biggest phone since -- screen apple never put out ground breaking very big battery life an hourlonger, than 10 you could stream netflix 13 hours exciting we talked to one fellow first on line today, for one of these phones said that is what he was getting excited about, now, this phone will be 1100 dollars doubling down on 1,000 dollar price point to 1100 dollars, the thing not on offer i want you to know that 10r, 750 buck maybe stands for reasonable, want to show you video people getting those phones this morning, take a look at that. meantime we are interviewing
people here about what they are getting you see them walking into the store right here. dagen got to tell you, i was surprised by number of people here i thought there might be a few and i hear there's more than last time, that phones were on offer we many be here talking to folks, and seeing what it is they are buying abraham also bought an apple watch. >> fantastic, i know with new innovations you can take an ekg on the new watch, they are. >> that is right. dagen: pushing forward thank you so much for that report gerri willis at one of the apple stores in new york city. president trump signature legislative achievement not polling so well internal rnc survey obtained by bloomberg reveals the tax he overhaul struggling the voters, 6 % believe the tax cuts benefit large corporations rich americans twice number who said otherwise when it comes to approval of the plan
americans remain torn 44% favor it 45% opposed republican strategists former trump campaign data strategy director executive director matt, should these results worry republicans. >> they should. mitch mcconnell says if he can't sell this to american people he needs to find another line of work, he is talking about, a second round of tax cuts this close to the election, and a little bit like a piano only plays one note, this is really straight out of the chamber of commerce koch brz playbook allow to lose if -- we have president trump his second on issues that are existential to a country that voters care about congressional leadership has neglected securing border fixing immigration raising "catch and release" cracking down on abuse, fixing trade system where other countries have been taking tremendous
advantage of our country president run on led on won on mitch mcconnell paul ryan caught up in 1980s republican strategy of just tax cuts, just cut taxes, that -- >> the economy we've got stock market record high jobless claims lowest level nearly 50 years i can go through the list of things, that are working for this economy, and because of the tax reform and deregulation, those are two lynch pins main critical reasons why president trump did win the election. so why is that not connecting trump is pushing, pushing that message, but not connecting. yet. >> if you ask people voted for trump why i don't think you would find tax cuts if top 10 would you find repealing obamacare leadership and house and senate failed to do, you find issues like securing bordered buildingwall mitch mcconnell can't find 25 billion dollars so president can have the wall lynchpin
what he ran on tax cuts good parted of the reason economy doing so good the pro business environment president created but almost a month away from elections, trying to force 2.0 tax cuts, mitch should read his poll from rnc see right now this is not a winning issue there is a time for this, a place for this the time now, is for fulfilling president projects part of that agenda rather than a roadblock. >> a question, polling does demonstrate that voters list jobs in economy as top priorities time and time again, so it is not as though president trump himself is not out there touting tax reform he talks about it all the time, so with those two things being the case why is it that republicans inclining to the tax reform narrative what do you think keeps them we saw this with pennsylvania in spring kind of blew up idea tax reform was going to seal deal for republicans in november what is it that keeps
them clinging to the narrative? >> it is a part of the pie that republicans are baking as a value proposition to voters, but a small part of the pie. many republicans the old establishment sort of think it is old pie, now going through i think in my lifetime the third realignment of the rex tillerson party first half ronald reagan second the christian coalition in 90s now trump realignment people in party p leadership stuck on that same note from back in the 1980s, ronald reagan playbook is still effective here, but we're in new era what you are going to see happen in new congress i anticipate still republican hands whether is or isn't republican causes of actilk bec line with his agenda rather than dead enders part of the chamber of commerce koch brothers network all they care about open borders cheap labor tax cuts, tax cuts not bad but
really, what motives voters much broader than that existential honestly if they don't get handle on the immigration problem in this country never going to be able to pass another tax cut when democrats take over congress perhaps win white house. >> this story in "the wall street journal," that after president trump's first travel ban order googles employees talking internally how they could tweak search results to favor pro immigration organizations, i want your reaction to this news, again, google denied it is just algorithms completely not transparent. but now we are finding out there are there are people left winningers liberals within major companies up to no good. >> we saw that, with leak of videos after election from very top to the very bottom with overwhelmingly this company is staffed by
hard-core left winning rirsers very deceptive they are developing a tool to allow chinese government to censor google results censoring conservative voices in sutsen way de-monetizing conservative voices on youtube, so small subtle ways trying to limit conservative voices, it is their company right they are free to run how they see fit but i think the federal government state government should reevaluate all money should he spend on public relations advertising like apple hardware on companies that limit legal constitutional speech of many citizens, i think that may be is something federal government state government should reconsider. >> technology companies have a liability waiver because of congress, internet was taking off where they are not liable for user created content if you are a immediate company not a technology company, and
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. dagen: supreme court showdown, judge breadth kavanaugh accuser open to testifying before the senate judiciary committee, on thursday. well, with options with restrictions joining me host of varney & company stuart varney you were asking about kavanaugh's treatment here. >> i am fit to be tied i think we have mistreated grossly unfair to a good man. judge kavanaugh has been hung out to dry. i just play a couple to your attention dagen yesterday, adam assist ranking democrat on house intelligence committee said republicans are quote okay with putting someone who committed attempted rape on the supreme court. you hear that?
he committed attempted rape? this man found judge kavanaugh guilty no evidence, don't know where or precisely when this event was supposed to have at an place adam schiff says guilty. >> democrat said visually same thing hollywood types o together videotape saying wrong to put on court believe accuser, entering a new era here, where anybody can be accused of anything without any evidence whatsoever and held to be guilty. the presumption of innocence has been lost i think a terrible, terrible thing that is all i go the to say dagen i am steamed about this! >> i sal to you the democratic narrative and make them put it on a bumper sticker before midterms men are liars women
are victims. and everybody in this country knows that that is just -- reminds appalling. >> what a circus it has come to this? good lord. >> in terms of treatment of this accuser by the democrats, somebody leaked her name, let's talk about how the democrats are treating women in this country, it is -- >> there will be hell to pay for years to come based on the treatment of kavanaugh and the accuser. >> we are in sync. that is a good thing. >> in sync often. >> that is true actually yes. >> stuart varney coming up in little more than 10 minutes every day 9:00 a.m. to noon stuart great to see you coming up a bright spot in amid tesla's production woes details on the model 3 perfect safetying rating 635 days in the making how fans reacted after cleveland browns won! next. ♪
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dagen: a bright spot amid tesla production problems, in oh guy runs the company also smoking weed on podcast, connell mcshane on the floor with more. reporter: also almost every day of the week seems a story about a tesla executive leaving so this is good news for the company, that it, it model 3 got five-star rating somewhat rare from nhtsa, in charge two with others have that high safety rating toyota camry, subaru. >> not moving much in premarket but usually volatile given news will watch again. >> an highs ohr us aboutsh
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lose jets did browns found a way to win. >> cleveland great city deserve to win, with their backup quarterback. >> [laughter]. >> you are going to be all right. >> let's pile on connell is a metz fan also, lives in a world of -- >> friday -- what you are doing? >> always next year. >> friday blues other year after or year after that. >> thank you. [laughter] >> we spent a lot of time out there. >> e-mails all nightlong about liz clayman last night so congratulations, on top of everything else congratulations elizabeth, cleveland great city great win free beer great promotion. >> another w, next week. >> thank you so much al a winner connell mcshane final thoughts from our all stars when we come back.
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it's a new day at wells fargo. but it's a lot like our first day. >> president trump just tweeting this. judge kavanaugh is a fine man and under assault by left-wing politicians. think don't want to know the answers. they want to destroy and delay. i go through this with them every single day. final thoughts, morgan? >> the president has been pretty reserved, let the victim speak you're seeing frustration the fact that the senate judiciary committee is trying to get her to testify early next week. you're seeing many delay tactics. you're seeing the frustration over the delay tactics. >> your final thoughts. >> attempted rape. that is serious okay accusation.
that is -- >> what the accuser said not attempted rape according to alan dershowitz. >> i'm seeing the tweet previewing a pivot from the white house. is this more of this? is this a new strategy. >> thank you all. stuart varney. it is all yours, my friend. stuart: good morning, dagen. this is going to be quite a day. we're glad you're watching. hold on title. i have a huge number for you. $9.5 trillion, how much stocks have gone up since the election donald trump. that is the at digs to our nation's wealth after 100 records for the dow industrials. that is spectacular. we're going up more when trading begins today. the dow is getting close to 27,000. the s&p is not far away from three thousand and the nasdaq ailed past 8,000. all three on the rise when the opening bell start this is morning. the market