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speak. if you've got a long distance transportation idea, holly, we'll take them that was a very generous offer. it is much appreciated. we're very glad that you are watching this show. my time's up. neil it's yours. neil: why doesn't you tell her about the truth about the farm it, has a moat, piranhas, alligators? you didn't feel like adding that. stuart: i didn't want to get into details. neil: so close to thanks giving. my friend, have a great weekend. right now the dow is on pace to have a at least a good week, hoping to come back from what looks like the first down one in a few weeks. the president is on defense when it comes to impeachment. but his mixed answers did ultimately lift the markets this deal we have with canada and mexico, the so-called usmca, it is going nowhere fast. it's a busy two hours ahead. with the hobby lobby president steve green. temptation must be out there to
be open on sundays that will never happen on his watch. 2016 green presidential candidate, jill steyn, whether she makes the race and wants to jump into the race. president trump would like an impeachment trial in the senate, that he thinks he could state his case. and make case. blake burman all over that. hi, there, blake. reporter: is part of strategy we unfold in the white house. now the president himself is saying democratic controlled house ends up going forward with articles of impeachment, then the president would like to have a trial in the senate. part of the thinking here is, at that point, the president would be able to call witnesses. when he is called in to "fox & friends" earlier this morning, the president explicitly mentioned three potential witnesses, saying he would like to call hunter biden, the house intelligence committee chairman, adam schiff and initial whistleblower. >> we couldn't have any
witnesses. we want to call the whistleblower. you know who i want as first witness? frankly, i want a trial, i think i can have it. >> you want a trial. >> oh, look, number one, they should never ever impeach. reporter: on policy front back here in washington, and over here at the white house, the administration is still pushing for democrats, especially nancy pelosi in the house, to put the usmca on the floor for a vote. but the president predicted, in that interview this morning, that it might not reach the finish line. >> crazy nancy pelosi, who by the way is going down as the worst speaker in the history of the house of representatives. she hasn't done anything. all she said, is like paralyzed. she cannot do anything. >> well mr. president? >> i predict she won't do usmca she has such pressure to do it. all she has to do put it to a
vote. it has dusk on her desk. mexico and canada are saying what is going on? reporter: nancy pelosi got a bit of backing from the afl-cio richard trumka. took to twitter at interview wrote the following saying at one point, quote, president trump missed the mark on fox news this morning. the notion that anyone can play speaker pelosi like a fiddle is laughable. she wants the same thing we do, an enforceable agreement that actually works for workers. pelosi days into weeks has shown support for the structure of usmca but the big question still is whether or not she will put it on the floor of the house for a vote. neil? neil: one thing i didn't understand from the extended "fox & friends" interview, blake, he would love an impeachment trial. he doesn't think the house is grounds for impeachment. there is no impeachment trial in the senate if there is no impeachment in the house, right? reporter: it was interesting, neil. yesterday, when there was meeting over here at the white house, i was told between
the pat sip loan knee, white house counsel, kellyanne conway and jared kushner and senate republicans on a way to push forward when the strategy was starting to be unveiled. afterwards, graham said the white house feels that it is 50/50 at best a coin flip whether or not democrats will go forward with impeachment. that is senator graham communicating the read within the white house. notable, nonetheless, at this point they feel it is just a coin flip. neil? neil: they like to keep you on your toes, young man. blake burman. sources are telling fox, sources underway for house republicans in the intelligence committee calling for adam schiff's resignation, that a fbi lawyer is accused of altering documents and the like. ahead of an ig report that could further incriminate that committee what certain democrats knew, when they knew it. to fox business's kennedy and more this is such a tangled web
this goes back to what was the start of the investigation itself. >> this is what president trump and people in the administration have been saying entire time. there is something very bizarre happened, which has given rise to theories about a deep state and forces working against the president, seriously using the very surveillance apparatus, arms, to spy on people associated with the trump campaign. and, it couldn't have happened, couldn't have gotten these warrants, they claim, unless some of these documents were fudged. now we're hearing exactly what happened. that was a bombshell last night. that the u.s. attorney, john durham, turned that over to michael horowitz, who is the inspector general of the justice department. his report is expected, according to lindsey graham on december ninth. neil: right. >> it is not a friday document dump. neil: he telegraphed that it is historic t willing big.
>> contents of the i.g. report? i don't know. i don't know how tightly and how separately comported these departments are because there have been leaks. because it is so hyper -- neil: he said there will be a story, this is going to shock you. >> he said the same thing about the mueller report if you remember. he is the president of the united states. so in the end he does have -- neil: let me write that down. >> capital p. he can legitimately have access to everything. neil: how much media attention would it get? say you go look at genesis of this entire thing and incriminates a number on the left, then what? what kind of exposure does it -- >> it should. neil: fair is fair. >> we should have equal protection under the law. we should all be treated qualitily under the law. that is very an convenient when you have a hyper politicized
environment. if there is system allows for this. there are many civil libertarians who have claimed these federal agencies have too much power. that is a magnet for corruption. when you can so easily spy on people, look into various charges, without cause, necessarily, which the fbi can do the way the law is written. they haven't really reformed the law, bad things are going to happen. president saying bad things did happen. he has been fighting throughout his administration to prove that. has it been distraction? yes. will it affect the re-election? it could. there are some variables we don't know what the outcome is going to be. i think there is a direct connection between the vociferiousness of the democrat argument right now in the house, in the intel committee with this impeachment inquiry, or and what is going to happen with the ig report. so i think they're being very loud now because if that ig report is truly damning, they want to soften that before it
hits. neil: i just believe if you're going to be damning about one report, you know, you should be damning about the next. >> absolutely. you cannot report things differently because you don't like the occupant of the white house. neil: very well-said. my fair and balanced libertarian friend. great seeing you. have a nice thanksgiving if i don't see you before that. china's xi xinping wants to work with us on this trade mess but the president, didn't sound too enthusiastic. listen up. >> we have a deal, potentially very close, he wants to make it much more than i want to make it. i'm not anxious to make it. the bottom line is, we have a very good chance to make it. neil: all right. very good chance to make it. the markets are interpreting that as well, what he said at face value. we have a very good chance to make it. they have had a very good chance for a while. stuck over tariffs. whether president lifts all of them, some of them, we don't know.
to chief strategist jared levy what that means. based on what the president is hinted or chinese are hinting saying we still don't have a deal, do we? >> no, what i try to do is sift through all the opinion and find real fact what is happened. trump's potentially very close. kind of like saying, well he is always right sometimes. so we didn't learn anything new today we didn't know yesterday. i will say as we, from a markets perspective. as we progress towards end of the year, i think traders baked in the fact we'll get the phase one deal. and that those december 15th tariffs will be deferred. as either a show of, you know, olive branch or as part of that phase one deal. i think if we don't get that. then we start to sort of progress towards potential problem and a brakedown. right now there is no new news, if you will on trade. you kind of follow the hints as closely as you can. neil: help me out with this, i always try to react with certain
developments. nonplussed by news from nancy pelosi maybe because of all the other stuff going on. usmca is pushed back to next year. didn't have the right to say that, but looked doubtful resolved next year. hope springs eternal. i got the china developments, phase one thing, off and on again. both could go well into next year. how does the market digest that potential? >> i think again everything has to do with trajectory right? if we believe as participants both things get remedied, obviously usmca that should be a given. a china trade deal, at least a phase one is baked in. beyond that, everything is gravy. so, again as long as we sort of stay on a course where things are progressing towards a solution, from a markets perspective, that is good thing. we keep going. obviously earnings and no other economic, downturns occur that we're okay there. the question then becomes, you know, what are bigger risks beyond that? where does this, what is the
next trade deal look like? what is the next phase look like? and again, if we proceed now with impeachment. if we move it to a senate trial, what does that look like? again i don't think that there was anything this week that was earth shattering, from, impeachment standpoint. i don't think we're any closer to actual -- neil: you seem to say actual impeachment might be coming in the house but doesn't go further than that? >> i think honestly market participants would be fine with that. trump said he would be just fine with it. we would be okay with it. i don't see any ground of hard impeachment of a conviction here. everything that was sort of, damning was hearsay. and all the facts seem to actually fall in trump's favor. so we're okay with that for now. neil: we shall see. a lot of different interpretations of all of that. jared, have a good weekend my friend. jared levy on all of that. things went smashingly at tesla's new electric truck unveiling. i don't think it was quite what
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neil: tesla stock is down after revealing it is first electric pickup. elon musk picking up a lot of buzz over it but apparently for the wrong reasons. jeff flock on that. jeff? reporter: it was going so well here at elon musk's massive complex in california behind me. where spacex is based, they unveiled the new truck t was going so well.
great range. lower price. then musk bottom the lead designer to come up to throw a metal ball at the shatterproof armored glass windows of the truck. yeah, that is breaking news for you. not to be daunted by this. musk said okay, try it again. it didn't go well either. listen to his reaction. >> we actually threw wrenches, we literally through the kitchen sink at the glass. and it didn't break. a little weird it broke now. i don't know why. [laughter]. we'll fix it in post. >> hard to do that these days, fix it in post. the truck, range 500 miles on a full charge, electric range. lower price. less than $40,000. it survived earlier. they beat it with a sledgehammer earlier.
it has aluminum steel alloy body. that survived. in fact neil they tested the glass on stage before they decided to throw the ball at the truck. pane of the glass survived as well. well, what can i tell you? musk himself put it there, is room for improvement. neil: you got the headline there, that is this thing has a range of 500 miles that is pretty stunning. >> you know. that is great every range than anything we've seen, whether this is true or not, i don't know. i have to give musk credit. neil: right. >> i've been to so many auto unveilings. they're all scripted. there is teleprompter. he just got up and started talking. throw a ball, see what happens that would not have happened in detroit. neil: what a busy week for the electric vehicles. you told me earlier on, young man, there is something to them. i thought it was ridiculous lark. now as it is, there is lot of people following that lark.
touche to you. >> just drive one. those of us played golf with a golf cart. that jolt, give it a try. they're kind of cool. i understand if you tried one, unfortunately from the back seat. that was very impressive. thank you, my friend. >> that is the best place to try it. neil: have a great weekend. he was way ahead of this whole trend. let's look at the whole trend, what to make of electric vehicle announcements. volkswagen doing it. mustang doing it through ford. there is something going on here. how real is it. let's go to jonathan hoenig. jonathan, what do you think? >> no question, electric vehicles, evs they're hot. despite elon's mishap with the bulletproof, shatterproof glass. they are hot. gm, ford, all major automakers are coming out with the electric vehicles, neil i have to tell you i am skeptical.
i think they will join, clear pepsi or live strong bracelets, dustbin of history of ideas that sounded good in theory, but not in practice. more often than not. evs, electric vehicles are not emission free. most vehicles are buying them for environmental reasons. of course the electricity to power your tesla is created by coal or natural gas here in the united states. this notion that for some reason, a tesla or electric vehicle is emission-free is just a farce. one study demonstrated adding one ev, one electric vehicle to the grid is equivalent to about three houses. it does have an environmental impact. we haven't even talked about battery disposal yet. neil: i heard these things. it is still a lot less than traditional cars. i don't know who is right. i did want to ask you something that might be a game-changer here. kind of buried in the story. jeff didn't bury it. the idea you can go 500 miles or more on a charge. that is one of the big concerns
about these vehicles. you get stuck on the highway or it will peter out because you have exhausted 250 traditional kind of mileage. that is game-changer is it not. >> you can't discount that. that is demonstrable improvement than elon and tesla have been able to come up with. my only fear though, that so many advances will come in time before the subsidies run out, neil. that is what is powering tesla. think about it, neil, half of all evs are sold are teslas. half are sold in california. there are billions and billions of dollars in subsidies. you might have with ethanol, where essentially the industry collapsed once subsidies went away. neil: we'll watch it very closely. good catching up with you, jonathan. have a good weekend. >> we will. neil: jill stein, you remember her? that was the woman hillary clinton argued cost her the white house. it was obviously not the case. she is making noise again. talking about.
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on the other, he wants to appease the chinese government in the middle of these tough trade talks. listen here to the president. >> we have to stand. but i would like to see them work it out. we have to see them work it out. but i stand with hong kong. i stand with freedom. i stand with all of the things that we want to do. but we also are in the process of making largest trade deal in history. reporter: now the pro-democracy activists. particularly the students on campus of hong kong polytechnic university, have been pleading with president trump to sign that act but china has said it would be furious if he does. pro-beijing lawmakers, here in hong kong have said the same thing. the president would be making a mistake if he signed it. listen here. >> once you have done it, there is no turning back. hong kong people will be driven more toward leaning, relying on
mainland china. reporter: in the meantime, neil, there are important district council elections coming up here on sunday. they are being seen very much as a referendum on this five-month old spate of violence and the pro-democracy movement itself. a leading activist told us today, that it is time for the, those who support democracy, to make a mark at the ballot box. listen here. >> it is time to have the protest vote. to express our anger to the crackdown. reporter: the hong kong riot police will be out in force, we are told, neil, during these elections. all 31,000 members of that force have had all leave canceled. it will be a very tense election day here in hong kong. neil? connell: jonathan, thank you very much. jonathan hunt. we have a lot more coming up here, including the retailers
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♪ neil: well you know retailers are tripping over themselves to be open, not only on thanksgiving, now increasingly all day on thanksgiving but hobby lobby among those keeping, by the way, a small population, keeping their doors closed hoping that shoppers open their wallets maybe for black friday but not on thanksgiving day. hobby lobby president, author of this beautiful book, steve green is here exclusive. mr. green, thank you for being here and taking your time. >> pleasure to be here, neil. neil: when i look back what you and your dad created with david green, hobby lobby, make no apologies for christian faith. wrote a book about it, with details. people on thanksgiving whether they're open or not, how important is that in the people you hire? in other words, are they
like-minded? >> i would say the many of them are. not all of them are, but, because they know our heart i suspect we attract more people that have a similar heart. we value family and one of the things that we tell our comanagers, we kind of get them up to speed is, their family is more important than this business. they need to be sure to take care of their family first. then hobby lobby second. neil: you talk about the importance of the bible and learning from it. so you're not driven by you know, quarterly estimates and sales swings, key holidays i get that but do you ever, or do the accountants within your vast retail empire say, you know, boss, if we were open a little bit on thanksgiving, if we did open a little earlier, if we did do this or that, you know, we could make more money, we could do the lord's work with all the extra money. you say? >> i don't know that we have too
many advisors that are telling us that either internally or externally. neil: i thought i would get you at a weak moment. >> we're doing well. they recognize that part of our success the fact that we do have our priorities right, as best as we can. and, many of them agree with those same priorities as well. neil: so, let me get into the, what seems to be a, i don't know whether we're going retro, thinking more about religion now, thinking more about values now, but no less than kanye west hooks up with joel osteen and the like and spreads this to a community, and a lot, usually disenchanted young people and reaches out, what do you think of all of that? >> well, you know, there are those that walk away from their faith and there are those that have no faith that recognize and understand that there is something to what scripture is talking about and so there's,
especially when people are in tough times, challenging times, they, provides an opportunity for them to question, is there something more than what i've been living for and, we hope that people will come to understand that there really is something about this book we celebrate, the bible. neil: you talk about how the bible helps in a world where we're focused on predictions. you write, every year people make predictions. they predict who will win elections or super bowl or will win the world series, during march madness and on and on. those claim to be able to predict the future, astrologers and fortune tellers, you seem to pin it back to the bible where it lays out for you. i'm vastly oversimplified what you're writing. explain what you mean by that? >> well, i just show, what i do in my book, this beautiful book, i'm trying to tell the bible story and explain it at a very high level because it's a challenging book and part of
that book is this concept of prophecy. there are prophets that prrphesy. some of those prophecies are in scripture are fulfilled, if you what it says, and future prophecies this book claims are yet to be fulfilled. this is intriguing concept, if this book claims what it is to be, it is god's word, given to us, it behooves us to take a look what is says about the future and our future, prophecy is about what this book talks about. neil: there are some dark prophecies yet to be realized in returning of a significant evil. do you agree with that? >> there is challenging prophecies, some dark days it talks about this world will face
but there is also a bright future for those that accept the story that book tells. connell: do you worry, obviously you're writing this at a time, i don't know when you actually finished the book, we're in middle of economic boom. economy at all-time highs. strongest it has been in decades. with people jazzed by, they should be, good times are good times, they forget other things? does it worry you that not too many are worrying in this environment, particularly in the market? >> yeah, you know, i think that the economy here is doing well but when you look around the world, there are struggles, there are challenges, always has been, always will be. sometimes it is when a person is very successful and they realize how they're not fulfilled in their success that it causes them to look for something greater. sometimes it is in their challenges and their struggles and heartaches that they are
seeking. so, sometimes god gets our attention, whether it is in times of success, but also times of challenges and struggles. hopefully people will look to this book to see that, there is a god that loves them. neil: seems like every four years, now we don't even have to wait every four years, wear to get that, we live in polarizing times, i'm sure even within your workforce, there are those with disparate political views. how do you deal with that? how do you advise people to deal with that? keep their opinions to themselves, keep calm about it because we're in anything but a calm variety today? >> obviously if there is a way to calm some of the strong rhetoric that goes on, the better. but there is legitimate issues that, are, worthy of having some discussion and debate and that is helpful and helpful, to, argue those issues and debates
but, you, you want to be sure that it is done at a calm, level, that, today doesn't seem to be the norm. seems to be pretty animated. but there are some serious issues that are worthy of some deep discussions. neil: you know, steve, you don't do this in your book. so i'm making a leap, if you want to swap this away you can, but i do wonder in this very sharp political environment, what you make of this idea that rich people have abused the privilege of being rich? that billionaires are simply too rich? there are a number of like elizabeth warren and bernie sanders who advocate not only giving back, but give back everything over a billion let's say, to erase billionaires, how do you feel about that? >> well i think that to categorize all of any category is just not right. there are good doctors and bad doctors. there are good attorneys, bad
attorneys, there are good retailers, bad retailers. there are billionaires that have a great heart, very compassionate, those that use their wealth for ill purposes. so just to say that any of any particular category is bad, just, doesn't make sense. there is good and bad in every category. and, so, just to say that, they're all bad just doesn't make sense. neil: so when the bible makes references easier for a camel to get through the eye of a needle, is it making it about wealth? what is it saying? >> well it presents there are challenges. wealth can be a great temptter. it can cause a person to feel self-sufficient and, so there are challenges. it goes on to say, but all things are possible with god but, wealth can be a distraction a diversion and can be a trap for people. so it is something that you have
to be very careful with. neil: so, when you and your dad look at this, the world the way it is, obviously succeeding in business, with the world the way it is, do you think it's proof that christianity, being of a religious mind set you could still succeed in the business world and vice versa? >> you can. i don't think that scripture is a guarranty. we could have the best covered wagon manufacturer in the world but, we would be out of business because nobody buys covered wagons anymore. neil: right. >> just because you're in a business, doesn't mean that scripture gives you any guarranty of success or wealth but in your business when you follow principles that scripture has given, to us, it, i think serve as business well. and, so, what we have always strifed to do is operate our business according to the
principles god has given us in his word. operating with honesty, integrity, hard work, servant leadership. these are concepts that scripture gives us. i would argue that any great leadership principle is a biblical principle. as we follow the principles it serves our family and our business well but it doesn't mean it is any kind of a guarranty. neil: yeah. i always harken back to your book reminding after line my italian dad used to say. neil, most of the really successful people i met were at their core good people. he dent say all. he said most. i asked him to distinguish that, he said stick with what i said, most. steve green. neil: it's a beautiful book. this beautiful book is out right now. puts perspective things should matter in light, making sense and doing some good. we'll have more after this.
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neil: this got really scary. philippine airlines boeing 777. forced to land when the engine caught fire minutes after takeoff at los angeles international airport. everyone is okay. but man, oh, man, that got pretty frightening. two nasa astronauts venturing out in space for the second spacewalk to repair a cosmic ray detector. this is not like any walk. fox news correspondent phil keithing with the latest right now. hey, phil. reporter: hi, neil. complicated cosmic action underway above us and below either orbit. this is the second of four planned spacewalks, repairing the alpha magnetic spectrometer. something has is likens to performing heart surgery. live bo of the either international space station commander and drew morgan began the spacewalk hours ago and should be wraping it up. the scientific interest that is
alpha magnetic spectrometer. they look at dark matter that makes up most of the mass of the universe. it was installed on the space station in 2011. it was only expected to last two years but lasted eight years without wearing out. a series of spacewalks is about keeping alpha magnetic spectrometer in space science alive. they cut the tube as on the spectrometer in preparation for the next spacewalk where they install the new cooling pump. >> good news, luca, we sea the pressure dropping so it's a good cut. reporter: mission control in houston was hoping for. more than 20 unique tools were designed for this intricate repair work, including a zip tie cutter designed by students in houston. the alpha magnetic spectrometer is a heralded tool helping
scientists here on earth understand what exactly the universe is made of at least the puzzle they hope to figure out. as well as how it all began. by the way this is the 223rd spacewalk since 1998 outside of the space station. neil? neil: thank you very, very much, my friend. meantime we should remember this day and the space program, because it was 56 years ago today that john f. kennedy was assassinated. he was inspiration for that program, that continues today. we'll have more after this. i saw you eating poop earlier. hey! my focus is on the road, and that's saving me cash with drivewise. who's the dummy now? whoof! whoof! so get allstate where good drivers save 40% for avoiding mayhem, like me.
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the weekend he dives in to make it official. charlie gasparino is hunting around and talking to people. what do you hear? >> people talking to him,. neil: a riddle. >> wrapped up in an enigma. neil: yes. >> people close to him say he could announce the official intentions this weekend. he is saying he wants to run. he is doing what is known as a gut check. this is kind of funny as i tweeted this out, someone john fault tweeted, quote, was i ever at the epstein mansion or in his basement? i can tell you that mike bloomberg does not have that issue. i think the gut check, does he think he is going to win? and he really does want to run. and if he does, if he does do it, he has to, he has to be something in his head where he thinks he is going to win. biden for whatever, that is the guy he will be going against for that moderate vote. does he, you know, does he really, calculus he will have
is, is the former vice president joe biden up to the challenge of leading -- neil: clearly even by toying to the degree he has thus far. he is. >> questioning it. questioning it. he is not in it until he is in. we should point out -- neil: why the mea culpa on stop-and-frisk? that is clear as sign as ever? >> mergers are not done until you see the press release. he is not in until you see the press release. i would say the same thing. if he does run, think about this, what will he do with bloomberg news? for example, he makes a lot of money -- neil: will he keep that? he was still running it while he was mayor. >> covered. it was very narrow. they didn't really cover city hall that, but he didn't leave that business? he go the very involved. >> city hall coverage was not "bloomberg news" bread and butter this is a organization, i know a lot of people there, they are, some of the best professionals i know.
they strive for accuracy. neil: they're outstanding. >> there is optics issue. i think he can keep the terminals. but he might have to get rid of that. that is what people are saying internally with bloomberg -- they feel if he does run, he might have to do something existential with them. spin them off or do something else. i don't know. personally -- neil: what does the president do with his business dealings? his sons ostensibly running. >> it does give him issues. but he doesn't have a news organization. neil: got it. >> "bloomberg news" is very, very powerful and noteworthy when it comes to national and international news. you know, they, this could be an optics issue. i don't, i don't think there is issue with the journalists, editors there. i think they will cover it fairly. if, you know. neil: absolutely. >> they're professionals. i just know a lot of them. i know a lot of people in the senior positions. neil: i think michael bloomberg is quite comfortable with them presenting it fairly. just the appearance right?
into i think so. i wouldn't have a problem, i personally, they are really good. i think they shouldn't spin it off. by the way i don't know how tied in the news is to the computer terminals. he makes a lot of his money on this data. neil: that is where the money is. >> people say the news is loss leader. just so you know. the news fits in with data. wall street trader. money manager. you want that news which is very -- neil: hardly slouch. it is excellent operation. >> you want timely, actionable news. it might be hard to separate the two. just so you know. neil: uber cofounder, boy talk about unloading stock fast and furious. what is going on? >> travis kalanick or kaepernick. colin kaepernick. neil: what happens now, he appeared in little over three days, unloading half a billion. that brings it to 1 1/2 billion. what is going on? >> listen he is clearly somewhat
cashing out. i guarranty he will say this is tax purposes or something like that. but he is clearly not a vote of confidence for the stock. neil: yeah. >> i will say this uber, shouldn't have come public. okay? the value of uber dissipated a when it became public that screwed over a lot of small investors. value of uber was made when it was a private company, people were trading in and out of the stock and -- neil: kalanick knew it would bring attention when the lockup period expired. >> they don't care. neil: that much? >> he wants to be rich. neil: i understand that. >> in his defense he would say listen i created a great technology which it is. why shouldn't i profit from my -- neil: do we know how much more he has? >> yes. that's filed. i mean, i don't know how much more he has. but i'm sure he didn't sell the entire stake. if he sold entire stake the
headlines. neil: must be a limit. >> patrick byrne, drew so much attention he sold the entire stake. cleared out. neil: that's right. >> the company announced, guided earnings downward afterwards, people are like what is going on. just so you know claims he didn't know about the earnings. neil: but now he doesn't have any stock, right? >> think about it. that was a little different. everything. right before a negative announcement why it was so controversial. neil: you think this weekend something could happen with bloomberg. saturday's show can i call you have at your compound. >> do i have to get up before noon? what time are you on? neil: you're an idiot. i will call you to wake you up. >> i ran. hit the park workout. neil: i did too. hit all the vendors. >> 10, 50-yard dashes, push-ups, pull-ups, hour ten minutes. felt very efficient and good. neil: gyro, hot dog. >> dan's steakhouse. neil: pretty much. >> why are they telling me 15
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he will run. he seems to be pressured as part of this campaign to bring more centrist billionaires or multimillionaires into the race, as if this is what we need. i don't think this is what we need but i think it speaks volumes about the intention of the dnc and the political establishment to try to maintain a stranglehold of the economic and political elite which is exactly the opposite of what we need. neil: you know, i'm wondering because i also separately heard that hillary clinton might be, you know, entertaining a run. she says many, many people have been urging her to run. what do you think of that? >> yes. i think that's a sign of the times. looks like deval patrick is getting into the race as well. you know, i think that sort of speaks volumes about what's wrong with this picture that we have a political system, you know, money is more concentrated into fewer hands than ever.
we saw barack obama just last week speaking to these super donors who contribute at least $200,000 apiece each year to, you know, to political campaigns, and you know, we heard barack obama at the same time criticizing the movement of ordinary people to have a government that's working for us and addresses the critical needs for health care -- neil: you didn't agree with what he said. i apologize. i think what he was trying to get at is be careful this lurch, far lurch to the left. that's my interpretation. because you know, big ideas are fine but you could be alienating people along the way and maybe that speaks of the bloomberg move, the deval patrick move, potentially the hillary clinton move, that the people -- >> but remember -- neil: the people espousing this are alienating other party members. do you agree with that? >> remember we have 100 million people who didn't vote in 2016. we had the two most disliked and untrusted candidates in our
history. recent poll done by the "wall street journal" actually just about eight weeks ago showed that 70% of americans are not just fed up, they are fighting angry with both pieces of the political establishment, with both parties that have not been delivering. they have been delivering for investors and for wall street but not for the everyday people. neil: what are you going to do? what are you going to do? >> i'm fighting to build an alternative party, which i'm afraid we are seeing another run-up to what happened in 2016. neil: you know what hillary clinton said about your -- you know what hillary clinton said about your old party. you cost her the election. what do you say? >> i think that's -- it was more than that. neil: i chose the nicest words. >> i think this is her effort to distract from her own responsibility in this strategy, the pied piper strategy that elevated what she thought were the most fringe components like donald trump, the rigging of the
democratic primary. had we had bernie sanders i think it would have been a very different election. most polls, most head-to-head matches show he would have won. we've got 70% of americans saying they don't buy this. we have the largest group of voters, 100 million voters, which is way more than the number who voted for either hillary clinton or donald trump. most people are sitting this out. who are these voters who are withholding their votes? disproportionately black, brown, millenial and poor. we have a younger generation right now that sees no future ahead of them. they don't have jobs, they are locked in debt. we are seeing the aging out of the economic elite and a younger generation that's really been locked out and they are coming into their political maturity and looking for a place to go. i think that's why real alternatives like the green party, like bernie sanders and tulsi gabbard are being shut down, they are being marginalized. we are seeing a repeat of 2016.
i don't think it's going well and i think, you know, this is why people out of desperation voted for a wild card like donald trump, the biggest bully and con man, you know, that's been in the office certainly in our lifetimes, and if people don't get that agenda that delivers health care and affordable housing, gets students out of debt, makes higher education a right as well as health care -- [ speaking simultaneously ] neil: that was such an overwhelmingly popular edict, then donald trump would be running scared right now or running way behind in the polls in a lot of battleground states, he's doing better than any of the prominent names. why do you think that is? a lot of the people at the white house say we've got record low unemployment among all these groups that you just mentioned. >> yes, i mean, i think people don't trust either political party and that's, you know -- neil: you might be right but they seem to trust him more. they seem to trust him more. do you agree with that? >> yes and no. i think the largest bloc doesn't
trust either. and they are not voting. i think this is why we need a more open debate. this is why i think it's so hopeful that we are now seeing rank choice voting come into its own. the state of maine adopted it, new york city just adopted it, massachusetts has it on the ballot. that's a voting system that actually releases voters to vote for what they want, not just vote out of fear, not to vote in this climate of blaming and shaming independent voters and independent candidates outside of the political establishment. in the debates in 2016, remember 75% of voters were saying they wanted to hear from the other candidates who were on the ballot in enough states that they could win. we're not talking about 20 or 100 more candidates. we are talking usually about two additional candidates that represent a different point of view. neil: democrats are pounding the impeachment thing right now. do you agree with that?
>> yes and no. i fear it's going nowhere because of, you know, the extremely partisan nature of the impeachment and the fact that the senate is not going to convict. neil: wait a minute. if they had something strong on the president and whether the whole quid pro quo thing, do you think that process is fair? some have said the democrats have so over-obsessed with going after the president, so-called derangement syndrome, that they are actually grabbing defeat from what would otherwise be the jaws of victory. do you agree with that? >> i think it's a mistake for them to have hinged impeachment around the issue of, you know, of the abuse of power by the president in ukraine for the benefit, you know, of an investigation of biden and burisma and so on. it's extremely kind of nitpicking. it's really in the weeds. it doesn't really mean a lot to most americans.
neil: you think they're wasting their time. you're right, they're not getting much else done. couple of trade deals will be pushed to next year, maybe later. the government could shut down again, maybe later. do you think this is going to boomerang on them? >> i think this is emblematic of a political establishment that is not serving everyday people and that is really quite ground down now in these partisan battles that really aren't serving us. i think we need real health care. we need medicare for all. i think we need jobs. neil: how do we afford medicare for all? would a jill stein support a wealth tax? because you need to tax a lot of people to pay for all of that. >> well, actually, remember one-third of the expenditures in our current wasteful bureaucratic system, one-third, every dollar the government spends is paying for paper pushing bureaucracy and red tape.
[ speaking simultaneously ] neil: jill, do you support the government having even more power to do that and extract concessions and cost savings when it has a sorry record of doing it? >> that's right. i think it's not been serving everyday people. neil: so why make it medicare for all? why make it medicare for all? that's more of a bad thing then, right? >> well, actually, what it does, medicare is pretty good before they started punching all kinds of holes in it. i think we need to improve on medicare which we know has a tiny overhead compared to one-third of every health care dollar -- neil: you think you are going to be able to sell that to young people and say medicare for everybody, junk your private plan because the vast majority of them aren't really worth the paper they're printed on anyway? there are 150 million people. to your point, they don't all love it but my god, you would junk that for everybody? >> well, what they hate is the health insurance policies that are trying to squeeze them for
profit. neil: they would love medicare more? you think they will love medicare more? >> we want to improve medicare for all that actually serves people, not the pharmaceutical companies and not the health insurance companies. polls are very clear that when people understand what they are getting, they want the right to health care as a human right. they want universal coverage and they want health care. people love their doctors as a rule, not all of them, but most of them are grateful for their health care. [ speaking simultaneously ] neil: health care for all is very different than medicare for all. making sure there are allowances and protections for people if they get sick that they will not go broke. there's an argument to be made for that. but the medicare for all thing, entrusting the government to lead and do it when you just talked about the administrative waste and abuse and paperwork pushers and the rest, this could be on steroids, right? >> actually, it's well tested. we know that in canada, it's a
tiny fraction -- actually, throughout all developed countries, in fact, people have a right to health care. neil: they do. but they also unfortunately with that right have to wait for treatment. they have to wait for certain treatments there that otherwise, you're right, are covered. you just have to stand in line. >> yeah. yeah. well, if you ask people, they are very grateful to have their health care and can't imagine living under our system. as a medical doctor, i know very well, you know, from speaking with patients and from people who have to deal with this health care system, it's outrageous. people are furious at the way they get jerked around by the profit-seeking private health insurance companies. neil: back to you, jill. you are very serious about this. you are very eloquent, strong-willed candidate, whatever hillary clinton says, but i want to ask you the argument about running last time was that she would just siphon votes away from the democrat and hand the office to the republicans.
you say? >> oh, that's -- that's an effort to try to blame and shame independent voters who are tired of being thrown under the bus. ten million democrats who voted for obama crossed over to vote for donald trump. you know, compared to a million, 1.4 million who voted green. if you're looking at where the voters are, look at 100 million who refused to vote for either candidate of the major candidates being rammed down our throats. i think that's hogwash. neil: -- where the electoral votes really really counted and handed the election to him. i know she's said this a number of times. i never had a chance to bounce that off of you. how do you feel about that, that you opened the doors of the white house to donald trump? >> well, that's actually not true and that flies in the face of what we know are the facts. the facts show that about
two-thirds of people who voted for me would just not have come out to vote. we know that green voters largely won't vote for democrats. so it's incredibly arrogant and presumptuous, it speaks volumes about the mindset of hillary clinton and the democrats for them to assume that those votes belonged to them. those votes would not have gone to them and you can run the numbers. according to exit polls which tell us exactly where those votes would have gone. if you want to get into the weeds, it's about 10% of my votes that would have been -- neil: you didn't do too shabby. you got about 1.5 million votes. more than the last three green tickets combined. now, you can't tell me that out of that roughly 1.5 million in the battleground states that donald trump ended up winning by a combined 70,000 votes, that hillary clinton argument, i'm not saying donald trump wouldn't become president regardless, that some of those 1.5 million votes were peeled off in those
battleground states that tipped it to him. >> so if you actually do the numbers, on the vote difference in those states and the fact that only 11% would have been a net benefit for hillary, it doesn't make the cut. i can send you those numbers if you would like, we can put them up on your show, but the numbers don't make it. but to my mind, it's not about the numbers. it's about our right to vote for the candidate that really reflects what we want. we have to vote for what we want, not against what we're afraid of. check out lisa savage, who is running for senate in maine. neil: there are a lot of things going on. you didn't do that shabby last go-round. that's an impressive vote total. we will look at it, see what you do next go-round if there is a next go-round. i guess there is, right? >> you know, not for me this time. there will be other green candidates running. but the fight goes on. we need to stand up for the
government we deserve. neil: jill stein, thank you very much. good catching up with you. looking at the numbers, either tipped it for the president or made a big difference in having an impact for the new green party candidate, whoever he or she ultimately is. maybe her. after this. (chime) (shaq) magenta? i hate cartridges! not magenta! not magenta. i'm not going back to the store. magenta! cartridges are so... (buzzer) (vo) the epson ecotank. no more cartridges. it comes with an incredible amount of ink that can save you a lot of frustration. ♪ the epson ecotank. just fill and chill!
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all? why make it medicare for all? that's more of a bad thing, then, right? >> well, actually, what it does, medicare is pretty good before they started punching all kinds of holes in it. neil: jill stein of course, with the green party. she got one and a half million votes. a lot of people believe she tipped the election to donald trump. obviously a lot of trump-ites will disagree with that. obviously hillary clinton has been saying that, the gap that mr. trump had in those big industrial states, a little more than 70,000 votes, a good many of them came via jillstein. there's no way to prove that one way or the other but that view that we're just not really paying much attention to things like health care, medicare for all, health care, whatever you want to call it, are issues that are getting lost in this debate about impeachment. she doesn't like that. she thinks it should be a much more progressive bent going into the general election. to barron's editor at large, jack otter. she is saying, you think about it, it's not that these big
ideas are being disputed. she took on barack obama for that. but that they're not really being considered for the hundred million americans who don't vote. >> gosh. that's a tough one. i think that there are so many americans who do vote, who are fully engaged in this process, who are awfully wary of change that dramatic, that it's kind of irrelevant. i really don't think there's an idea out there that is so great that you would pull a hundred million or even a significant portion of those non-voters in. neil: disenfranchised voters. she's a variation of what progressive democrats are talking about, the disenfranchised who you can galvanize to the polls. >> i get that, but my thinking is they are so cynical about our government that even if you said that, they frankly wouldn't believe it would end up working for them, so you wouldn't get them to the polls. that's what i think. i'm not saying this is the way to go, but if i were a
progressive pushing that agenda i would say bring in the public option. let people test it out. let it go head-to-head with aetna and everybody else and if it's really better, people would choose it and you could end up four, eight years from now actually rolling it out. people will say wow, that worked. if it doesn't work, hey, you tried. neil: you know, this idea, it's been espoused by trump a lot, you may not flip over me but if any one of these others gets in here, you could kiss the market good-bye, the recovery good-bye, bridgewater associates out with a fearsome headline we could see a big selloff by march. what do you think of all that? >> well, a couple things. first of all, i think that the actual political path to medicare for all is virtually impossible to sketch out. if you think about all the things that would have to work. bernie or warren have to win. then they have to obviously keep the house. then they have to win the senate. then even if they win the senate by that small margin, they would
have to get 67 votes. i just don't see that happening. neil: but bridgewater, the big hedge fund, wasn't his thinking this would happen, this sell-off would happen before any of this? what basted was it basted on? >> i don't know. the market discounts this stuff ahead of time. so if by march the market thinks that all those things could happen, elizabeth warren wins, she turns the senate and so forth, then the market could fall because certainly, the insurance companies, they might not go to zero but would get hammered, drug stocks would get hammered. neil: there are others who have been saying that. of course, there are those who thought that would be the case with donald trump. >> people thought that with obamacare. that was a fantastic time to buy health care stocks. i'm contrarian on this. health care stocks are selling at a very cheap multiple right now. i would actually go overweight health care. neil: are they saying it's
getting a little nose bleedy here, you know, in and out of these records, we are getting cautious or what? >> i haven't heard much of that, but that's actually the direction we are going tonight. one of our writers does the trader column, he started predicting about two years ago that the yield curve would go inverted this year, which has happened, and what happened, the market went up, then quick bounced back. he thinks it's kind of going according to plan. things are nose bleedy. if you look, some economic indicators are weakening. the atlanta fed is predicting less than half a percentage point of growth in q4. the numbers of jobs opening is a great number but it's going down. so there are some leading economic indicators that should be a little bit worrisome. neil: jack otter, barron's roundtable host, 10:00 p.m. on fbn. if that's not enough for you, consider this. competing strategists looking at taylor swift and her battle with her record label. i don't know if jack's going to
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neil: president trump is still op timistic for a trade deal despite doubts getting at least phase one finished. edward lawrence with the latest. reporter: we heard from president xi jinping, the first time that he has spoken about reaching a phase one deal, the chinese president saying he wants to get a phase one deal but would not hesitate to retaliate if necessary. went on to say he would not allow his country to repeat the humiliating past but the comment that really caught president donald trump's attention is when xi says he wants a deal based on equality. president donald trump said the deal is moving along but it can't be equal and he says he told the chinese president that.
listen. >> we have a deal potentially very close. he wants to make it much more than i want to make it. i'm not anxious to make it. i told president xi, this can't be like an even deal, because we're starting off from the floor and you're already at the ceiling. reporter: president donald trump on "fox & friends" this morning. he went on to talk about usmca, saying house speaker nancy pelosi is feeling pressure not just from democrats, but also from canada and mexico. the house speaker hinted that ratification vote may not happen this year. she says she wants to have a more enforcement inside the actual agreement itself, not just side papers and that could mean more renegotiation with canada and mexico. neil: edward, thank you very much. meanwhile, the president is about to have a listening session on vaping and e-cigarette use. more on that after this. does your broker offer more than just free trades?
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♪ neil: the focus of a whole bunch of antitrust probes, the s.e.c. saying it is not just facebook they are looking at. to commissioner christine wilson, who joins us now. commissioner, thank you for taking the time. >> my pleasure. good afternoon. neil: they do seem to be within the ftc's sights. where do they stand? seem to be a lot of the popular
big names that have maybe gotten too big for their britches. how would you define it? >> the top four companies by market cap in the united states are tech companies and the federal trade commission, fishes where the fish are. so there is more scrutiny of these companies now than there has been because of their greater prominence in the american marketplace. neil: does their policies come into play? >> not at the federal trade commission. we are solely focused on competition and economics and market fundamentals. neil: how do you decide who to go after, look at? obviously all of these names, you know, showing amazon, facebook, of course, have leveraged their brand, expanded to other areas, even google's case, health records and the like, other strategies. at what point do you say all right, we're fishing where the fish are, but these fish are really killing all the other
fish. >> so we have created earlier this year the technology enforcement division at the federal trade commission and that group of really skilled lawyers has been studying the companies and their business practices themselves, but has also engaged in a lot of conversations with experts and with tech consultants and with customers and competitors who have been raising concerns about various companies and obviously, what i'm saying is with respect to sort of general tech companies. we are, obviously i can't comment on any particular investigation or company. neil: you can whisper to me if you like. so commissioner, let me ask at what point do you think and knowing from history is it proper to intervene or at least ask questions, pursue investigations, because the landscape is littered with pursuits of then behemoths that were ultimately done in by
market forces. you could go to netscape, to microsoft, even at & t, and market forces brought on a chain of events that no government investigation could. >> you are absolutely right. one of my favorite headlines is from 2012, forbes said when the federal trade commission imposed its settlement on myspace, the forbes headline read good news, the ftc expects myspace to be around in 20 years because it was a 20-year order. i do think we need to recognize we do not have a perfect crystal ball. we need to look very carefully at the way we believe competition will unfold. we look at the facts as we find them and you are absolutely right, the preference is to allow competition to address these issues and to not intervene unless absolutely necessary to preserve competition, not to protect competitors but to preserve competition. neil: how much of these
[ inaudible ] american companies come into play? it's one thing for europe to fine google but the ftc should be cognizant these are american success stories. >> what i would say is we are cognizant of all success stories in the sense we don't want to chill innovation. we don't want to do anything that would discourage investment and we want companies to come up with new products and new services that consumers want, and by definition, they will grow, if that's what they're doing. so we are not after big companies, necessarily because they're big, and i would say that again, the federal trade commission is blind with respect to the identity of any given company. we worry more about the impact on american consumers. neil: all right. commissioner, we will see where this all goes. any time you want to whisper names and things you're looking at, feel free. ftc commissioner christine wilson. thank you again.
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progressives are getting the shake they deserve in the democratic party. they are all the talk of the race but she thinks the green party and alternative parties would be a welcome development. she doesn't like what barack obama is saying about moderating their message. what do you think? >> it was great interview. the democrats have -- it's so easy, i watch it every single morning, you study it. the democrats' secret weapon is tulsi gabbard. there's a lot of blue dog democra democrats, they are liberal but common sense democrats. if they ever ran those people against the president seriously, i only know from tracking them on the radio -- neil: you are not a fan of jill stein. >> she's a russian asset. aside from that, ladies and gentlemen -- i'm only kidding, jill. relax. neil: you know, hillary clinton blamed her for her loss. she bent the election in donald trump's favor. she's not giving up this third party run and all of that. not her, maybe, but this force
is alive and well because so many people are disenchanted. >> man of the people. can i tell you what everybody says? bloomberg, save the money. michael, due respect, don't even bother. everybody's going in and deval patrick, he shows up, there's two people that show up. i have been to shows like that. hi, where you from. neil: i've had tv shows like that. >> kill an hour. governor patrick -- neil: you know what's going on? bloomberg is a smart guy, very good with numbers. >> brilliant. brilliant. neil: i think he's crunched them and thinks in this field no one will have enough delegates, especially with proportional voting to win on the first ballot. then it's open season. what do you think? >> it's going to be great. i think it's great. neil: is your show going to come from -- >> you know what, we are going to cpac, they invited me. i know. the show is taking off like that. to answer your question, it may be brokered but -- neil: you know what's great about your show? you are not a lunatic.
you let everyone state their case. you criticize them when they leave. >> i do. neil: like we do with you. but it's a good sort of soundingboard, where you can respectfully agree to disagree. i'm wondering, she is saying, jill stein, that doesn't exist now in the country. that's why third parties are appealing. what do you make of it? >> we're not going third party. what everybody should do, back the president, sign usmca, do infrastructure, help out, don't worry about ukraine. did you see all those diplomats, yes, my name is busy, i'm a diplomat and i have been there 40 years, and i will tell you about the ukraine. we don't care. neil: there was no one who sounded like that. >> the guy with the phone. that was the best, with the phone. i hear you, mr. president. what are you, super man? adam schiff looks like he has x-ray eyes. adam schiff's got the x-ray eyes. neil: how do you hear a president chatting? it's the president! >> what was the guy outside in
kiev? big outside. would you like a drink now? excuse me. i'm eavesdropping on ambassador sondland. neil: you don't think this is going anywhere? >> no. no. please. i'm objective. i understand the criticisms. i really do. but everybody, just back the power that's in place now and that is president trump. he's got so many good initiatives. back him, let's work with it. if the democrats ever said okay, we are going to help out the inner city, you know the president has opportunity zones. you know that? he's got my buddy, he's got dr. carson. he's got pastors. that's my mission for the past 25 years, helping at-risk children. why don't the democrats, they are worried about ukraine. and the girl with the english accent. you dumb americans. my name is fiona. where's shrek, all right? it's sad. neil: all right. bottom line, you heard this
latest rumor going around -- >> i'm punchy. i have been up since 3:00 in the morning. neil: like jerry lewis at the end of the telethon. >> i'm elizabeth warren. lady! vote for me! neil: the latest rumor is democrats are worried, they might push something like censuring the president rather than outright -- what do you think? >> whatever they do, it's not going to work. it's not going to work. don't forget, don't forget, you have got president trump and again, objectively, what do you think the white house is going to do, sit back and take it? you think so? neil: you're not being objective. you clearly like the president. that's fine. you are no more objective than i am pro-vegetable. >> you don't eat vegetables. neil: no. >> telling you what -- neil: you think he will be hard to beat. >> they're not going to do it. neil: you are based in new jersey, right? your station? now of course with the internet, you're everywhere. but that's an audience that's
very receptive to a lot of stuff you're saying, right? >> it is. neil: but we have democrats in the state that have the run of the table. >> it's true. it's a socialist state. new york, california. california is beautiful but they are all socialist states now. you know it is in new jersey. we always talk about you, people go you got to run, you got to run, you got to run. what they're doing with politicians now, do you even want to go into politics now? you know what i mean? neil: but maybe the president has sort of, you know, opened the field here so that people like you who are -- even you, people who no way in hell should be electable, but you are because you make a lot of sense and you resonate with people. the president is so he might have laid the groundwork for you. you should be interested. >> you know what, i would but -- as a sense of duty. i just want to be in the room -- neil: if this democratic governor runs for re-election,
would you take him on? >> maybe i would. maybe i would. neil: yes or no. what are you going to do? >> you know, can i continue to work? governor murphy's got like $550 billion or something like that. neil: goldman sachs executive. >> me, i -- neil: it is very tough for someone with, you know -- >> what i love about it, i think the president does this, irritate the press. joe, you made off with the babysitter. i did, have you seen her? you got five kids, a kid at every exit. i do, i do. next question. neil: move on. move on. you should do it. you have a great sense of humor. that counts for a lot. >> i can surround myself with all those washingtonians. neil: would you announce like vince lombardi? >> where would i announce it? good question. it would have to be on "saturday night live." neil: you're not dismissing it, right? >> not right now because it's a sense of duty. i hear the people and say i love you, man. i say it from the heart.
the people that listen, the people that watch and are very dedicated love this country. they really do. neil: so do you. >> i'm a die-hard patriot and when they call, they care about what's going on. they don't want a fiasco. they understand all the criticisms. i always say we are all in this together. how great we could be if all the brilliant minds on the democratic side got together -- neil: you get everyone together, you got them laughing, talking. that's half the battle. you were the single best performer in "snl" history. >> thank you. i will sashy, you never come to one of my shows. neil: oh, i've been there. you just don't see me. >> come on. neil: i'm in the back. >> would you show up? neil: i most certainly would. >> i would wear brown in your honor. neil: incredible. >> i'm all right, i'm okay. i tell you, it's okay. it's all right, it's okay. no respect at all. neil: i want you to think about
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the president of the united states -- neil: you know what this is about. he was caught on open mic essentially zinging her and she does not appreciate being zinged. charles: he was, but it was sort of a counter-zing. neil: she started the zing. charles: she started it when she said she wanted to take all my money. neil: that would get me going. that would get me going. charles: it takes a lot to get you going. everyone has their point. it's usually the people when it takes a lot, when they get there, they really get there. listen, i don't see any problem with that. i think she should focus on trying to win the nomination but these things actually hurt her. we want the president of the united states to be in constant communication with people who are as influential and knowledgeable as the facebook ceo. neil: i don't know what sets you off. what does it for me is the guy who takes the last of the prime rib. you kidding me? charles: when people cut the line. that's it for me. neil: not happening on my watch. charles, thank you, my friend. see you in about seven minutes. taylor swift in her battle with her former record label, leading actually to death
threats against the music executive behind that label. jackie deangelis with more. hey, jackie. jackie: hi, neil. that's right. this is part of what he said to taylor swift on instagram. quote, since your public statement last week, there have been numerous death threats directed at my family. this morning, i spoke out publicly for the first time saying i wouldn't participate in a social media war, however, i came home tonight to find my wife had received a phone call threatening the safety of our children as well as other threats. i assume this was not your intention, but it is important that you understand your words carry a tremendous amount of weight and that your message can be interpreted by some in different ways. this is scooter braun via instagram. of course, this is coming after taylor swift publicly blasted him and the big machine record label as well as its founder for not allowing her to use her old songs in an upcoming netflix documentary and for her upcoming performance at the amas.
she said this in part. quote, the message being sent to me is very clear. basically, be a good little girl and shut up or you will be punished. this is wrong. neither of these men had a hand in writing of those songs, end quote. elizabeth warren weighed in after taylor's initial post, saying unfortunately,@taylor swift13 is one of many whose work has been threatened by a private equity firm. they are gobbling up more and more of our economy, costing jobs and crushing entire industries. time to rein in private equity firms and i've got a plan for that. we reached out to scooter braun and to taylor's publicist. we haven't heard from either, neil. neil: i just know these kind of crises never happen with adele. woman is a saint. voice and all. jackie, thank you very, very much. jackie thought i was done with this report. all right. the nasdaq, by the way, is on pace right now to snap a seven-week stretch of gains.
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neil: all right the president is at this white house cabinet room meeting with major players. he is seated apparently next to mitt romney, who has been public about addressing this, vaping harm to kids. also health and human secretary azar. president is taking questions from participant at the table. we don't know if that is extended to journalists obviously recording all of this. that is something you will get next hour with charles payne. meantime astronomers are complain about spacex. they say the satellites are blocking their star stargazing.
there is limitless space, with the telescope. nasa administrator jim bridenstein is on with us, "cavuto live." what happens at the meeting what happens with impeachment. here is charles. charles: good afternoon, i'm charles payne. investors looking more optimistic with big-time data hardly mentioned in the media. we're still in what i call consolidation mode. dow on track for the first gain since monday. today's gain thanks in part strong words from president trump, speaking of strong words. >> oh. >> [bleep] maybe that was a little too hard. [laughter]. charles: tesla unveiling the new cyber truck not going exactly according to plan. we'll ask the latest, nascar experts if that is a buy.