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the safe act and having too too many bullets in his magazine. >> we have to go. thank you, jesse, bill, joe, ambassador. that does it for me, bye-bye. 'ry factor is on. tonight: >> how did this happen? >> mr. chairman, i can't say that i know that answer. >> once again they don't know. the former chief of the irs says he has no idea why conservatives were targeted. this on the heels of the attorney general saying he has no idea why the justice department is snooping around reporters. >> i don't know what happened there about interaction between the a.p. and the justice department. i was recused from the case. >> and president obama saying he has no idea how benghazi got so screwed up. >> we were not clear who exactly had carried it out and how it occurred and what the motivations were. >> bill: tonight charles krauthammer and i will analyze the see no evil strategies. >> we had to pull a car out of the front hallway off a
teacher and she -- i don't know what that lady's name is but she had three little kids underneath her good job teach. >> bill: lead story is oklahoma where the suffering is immense. we will take you there life and tell you some dramatic stories. >> >> everything is gone but the important things are alive. >> bill: caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now >> hi, i'm bill o'reilly, thanks for watching us tonight. busy live program for you. in a few moments we have analyst from charles krauthammer about the continuing irs fiasco and that's what it is. the feds snooping around fox news correspondent james rosen. but first the lead story tonight, the killer tornado in oklahoma. right now the death toll stands at 24. hundreds injured after a fierce twister hit oklahoma
yesterday. at least nine children have died seven of them trapped in an elementary school. reports say they drowned in the basement. tornado hit moore, oklahoma, a community of more than 50,000, about 10 miles south of oklahoma city. this is the fourth time in 15 years that moore has been battered by a tornado. and it was just two years ago almost to the day that a brutal tornado destroyed joplin, missouri, 158 died in that storm. now, reports say yesterday's tornado hit with more power than the atom bombs that were dropped on japan. >> we're watching this tornado. it is still on the ground it's a huge cyclone. >> you have to be underground or get away from the storm. it's a freight train and it's coming through moore right now. >> you guys need to get on the ground now. >> this is horrible! , it's horrible! oh my god. >> this is not good.
please, dear god. please keep these people safe. >> this is amazing, amazing tornado. this is just a deadly situation really. dage in the billions. human suffering impossible to calculate. >> there were people crawling out from everywhere and anywhere. basically just a war zone. >> now everything is just gone. these are my friends' houses. really sad and scary and take so long to rebuild. >> when i got home i realized that there is nothing left of my house. >> i came out and i saw the cars and i saw the houses and i just started crying so hard. a light went down and hit me in the head and all the other girls were screaming and they were crying. >> some of our dearest friends' children we thought we in the school trapped. >> so scary. and a lot of my friends were still there when i left. >> oh my god, i was praying to god so many times and i -- honestly i'm like i'm not going to see tomorrow.
i was just like i don't want to die today. >> and joining us now from moore, oklahoma, fox news correspondent john roberts. john, have you been covering the story all day. what has made the deepest impression on you? >> bill, i think it was what you just heard right there. and it was the deaths of those nine children. seven of them at an elementary school that is just a few blocks over from where i am standing, the plaza towers elementary school. you know, any loss of life, in a tragedy like this is heart-breaking. but when it is children, and when those children are in school, it's particularly heart breaking. you send your child off to school in the morning and i talked with governor fallon about this just a few minutes ago. you send your child off to school in the morning, you think that it's going to be a safe place. and then by the afternoon, by 3:00 in the afternoon, that safe place that you thought you were sending your child to is suddenly rent asunder like pancake
and seven children have died. just to add a little bit to the reporting. governor fallon and i were speaking about this idea of whether or not children drowned in the basement. she said that there were some initial reports thate wast that school but she said that upon further examination there wasn't a basement. so the idea of children drowning on the ground floor is something that we're looking into. it doesn't quite make sense on the surface, bill. maybe that they just suffered blunt force trauma when the walls came down. and here is a particularly gut wrenching aspect to the whole thing. that the children were sent to the cafeteria according to the associated press tornado warnings were first put'. then when the sirens hit school officials said get out of the cafeteria. go into the hallways to take shelter. children were told to hug the walls and that's when those walls came tumbling down. >> bill: you know what's interesting. >> heart breaking to think what happened. >> bill: as the story unfolds, as we mentioned, this is the fourth time
that moore, the town of moore has been hit since 1999 with a fierce tornado. i wonder if the public school and private school officials have a plan when the tornado rolls through? now, you say the school didn't have a basement. and then the kids were left relegated to go to the hallway, which isn't much protection from atom bomb type storm. i'm wondering whether -- you know, in this area and other areas in the midwest that are prone to getting tornadoes they are going to have to, you know, either big basements or things like that. that's a line of reporting that we'll do. now, as far as you are concerned. go ahead, john. >> >> i was going to say and i should point out, bill, that the newer schools that were built here in moore, oklahoma city, norman oklahoma, they all have safe rooms or they have stabbed alone tornado shelters. but briar wood a little bit further north of here and plaza towers were old
schools. they were built in the 1960s. they were cinder block and bring and then they had the flat roofs with metal trusses. it wasn't required back then for them to have a safe room or tornado shelter. the only thing there to protect the kids were those cinder block walls and you put that much force on them they collapse like a house of cards. >> when you talk to the people live in moore because of all the tornado activity and the devastation now, are they giving up on their town? i mean, are they thinking about moving away? >> not at all. i this i we came across one person who said they are done with oklahoma. it's too difficult living in tornado alley. all the other people that i talked to throughout the course of the day whose houses were blown away. they only survived because they were in their own tornado shelter whether it be in the backyard or one woman i met shannon wilson she 11 months ago spent the money to have a tornado shelter built in the floor of her garage, said it was the best money that she ever spent. >> bill: sure. >> she is going to rebuild her house and use that tornado shelter as the
centerpiece for the house. >> bill: we appreciate it very much. have more on the tornado coverage with a woman who actually saved one of the kids in the elementary school that john was talking about. that will be a bit later on. next on the run down it took just hours before the global warming people ran out screaming about the tornado. we have a report on that. charles krauthammer and i will analyze the growing irs scandal. now, one of the big shots there expected to take the fifth. those reports after these messages. if you've got it, you know how hard it can be to breathe and man, you know how that feels. copd includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. spiriva is a once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that helps open my obstructed airways for a full 24 hours. you know, spiriva helps me breathe easier. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder
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oklahoma and hurricanes alabama and wildfires scorch texas, you come to us, the rest of the country for billions of dollars to recover. >> and the damage that your polluters and deniers are doing doesn't just hit oklahoma and alabama and texas. it hits rhode island with floods and storms. >> bill: joining us now from harrisburg, pennsylvania to comment weather guy joe bastardi who is not a believer in the global warming theory. a storm like this does raise questions about what's going on in the atmosphere, does it not? >> well, there have been major tornadoes before, as a smask, the charts of the major tornadoes show they have been decreasing over the years. they reached their peak in the 50s, six and 70s. if you remember during the 70s we were in a global cooling scare. i'm not here to demean anybody. i will debunk them with facts though. this is not the first time we have heard this situation comments made, it's almost like ambulance
chasing after these devastating events that cause misery to people. and then trying to tie an agenda into it. about five years ago i came on your show, bill, and told you we were going into a time of climatic hardship because of the shift in the cycle in the pacific to cooler while the atlantic was still warm. this happened in the 1950s. it's why the 19 autos were so volatile with the tremendous tornado activity. the heat and drought in the center of the country and, of course, the hurricane activity up the eastern seaboard were white house seems to be ignorant of his own state of rhode island was hit four times in the 1950s, 8 hurricanes 19534 to 1960, just what do you think is going to happen if the same pattern shows up again? you are seeing the same things happen in alaska than did in the earl little 1950s and core reand a europe. you have a very similar pattern. and it produces, you know, the united states is only
one.5% of the globe. so, produces this type of weather. the problem too is we have some more people living in the southern united states than we did in the 1950s. i went to oklahoma city. >> this storm that we are looking at right now, that's one of the most powerful tornadoes ever to hit the u.s.a., right? >> yeah. it is. there is no question. but, the 19125 tri-state tornado had a path of 180 miles from missouri into indiana, it was two miles wide. when you go back and look at the history and the death of the tornado death, which have been decrease, a large part to noaa and storm chasers seeing all these things before that happened. you didn't have that before going on before. you understand people are living in harm's way. in 1962, oklahoma city moore was south of oklahoma city like it is now. but it's a much smaller town then. people living in harm's way and this goes through all the east coast. >> this is all throughout the midwest.
the only solution there it isn't a solution because nature is nature. whether there is global warming or isn't. you are going to have bad storms and that's that. you have got to build those shelters if you are in the middle of the country. you have got to have those underground escape facilities, correct? >> there is no question about that or the other option is that in a high risk day, like yesterday, you treat he it like a snow day. you do in the east where kids aren't all bunched in one center. >> bill: they knew that this was a volatile environment now. so you say that everybody should have just said stay home, it's too unsettled here? >> no. what i'm saying is maybe that's a solution but, look, there is a price you pay for every step you take. >> bill: and everywhere you live. >> bury yourself in a corner? you live on long island, you know darn well what happened in the 1930s and 40s. >> i know what happened six months ago. we got whacked by sandy. you are right, you are right. but sum it up, joe because i have got to go. you believe this is just
nature and this is just the natural order of things, correct? >> it is right out of the 19 autos. the pacific is cooling. the atlantic is still warm. look to the 1950s and you will find a similar weather pattern. yes, sir. >> thanks very much. directly ahead, charles krauthammer and i will analyze the amazing irs scandal. and i have a talking points memo on how president obama is handling it. that moments away.
would like to going bull worth. a complete phony. toward the end of the film the senator has an epif fannie and decides to tell the truth. >> we can't get health insurance. fire insurance. life insurance, why haven't you come out why haven't you come out -- >> well, you haven't really contributed any money to my campaign, have you? [boos] >> you got any idea how many these insurance companies come up with? they pretty much depend on me to get a bill like that and bottle it up in my committee during an election and then that way we can kill it when you are not looking. >> bill: now, as an american citizen, want president obama to go bullworth. to actually tell us what he thinks. especially about the controversies in benghazi with the irs, and the justice department snooping around reporters. but so far the president is doing a great imitation of the late actor john banner.
>> i see nothing. i was not here. i did -- get up this morning. i see nothing. >> bill: here is how bad the lack of information really is when chris wallace asked where the president was the night ambassador stevens was killed in benghazi, he didn't get very far. >> do you not know whether he was in -- >> -- i don't remember what room the president was in on that night. that's a largely irrelevant fact. >> bill: no, it's not. americans want to know where the commander and chief was while his ambassador and three other americans were being killed. that is a valid question. today, former irs chief doug shulman testified before the senate but predictably he doesn't know anything about targeting conservatives. >> how did this happen? >> mr. chairman, i can't say -- i can't say that i know that answer. i have now had the benefit
of reading the report. and that's, you know, the full accounting of facts that i have at this point and so i -- i don't think can i answer that question. >> i don't know. nobody, nobody can answer any questions. do you sense a pattern here? if you are a fair minded person, the obama administration is becoming a frustrating experience, is it not just tell us what happened, mr. president. stop dancing around. we don't need a replay of watergate. >> this is not watergate but there are some people in the administration who have acted as if they want to be nixonian. and that's a very big problem. >> bill: yes, it's big problem. mr. president let's go bulworth tell us the truth. that's the memo. now interesting information on the irs story. as you know president obama said he learned about the
scandal on may 10th. white house council kathryn ruemmler apparently knew about it on april 24th and so did white house chief of staff dennis mcdonough. treasury secretary jack lew knew about the irs investigation on march 15th. but, again, mr. obama knew nothing until may 10th. joining us now from washington, fox news political analyst charles krauthammer. and you >> well, the president says everybody has to tell the truth. i was on this show last week thursday, the day the president answered questions from the press while standing next to the prime minister of turkey. there was a question asked by the bloomberg reporter. did anybody at the white house know about the irs activities? and do you remember my saying on the show that time with you, that obama gave a very lawyerly and peculiar answer. he did not answer about the white house staff. he said i didn't know about
the ig report until i learned about it in the press the question was not about him. the question was about the white house staff. and he deliberately dodged that answer. now we know that when he was asked that question last thursday, he knew at the time that his staff did know about it, the press story from jay carney was only the white house counsel knew about is it but it turns out as you showed the staff chief of staff knew they were discussing how to let the story out. all this activity is going on. the president knows that they knew but he doesn't answer the question. that wasn't a lie. but that was a deliberate suppression of the truth. >> evasion. >> and this from a man who somehow leaks to to the times the idea that he is now only interested in everybody on his staff coming out and saying what
they know. why didn't he say what he knew when that question was asked of him last thursday. >> bill: they are not interested in telling anybody anything. we know the answer to that now tomorrow lois lerner, the head of irs exempter organizations division is going to testify and apparently she is going to take the fifth amendment in front of the house oversight committee. this is huge. now we're into creettle. criminality. she didn't commit any crime she is going to take the fifth amendment anyway. this is building isn't it. >> when anybody takes the fifth in front of congress we impute -- it's not unreasonable that there is a lot they have got to hide and they are very worried. yes, in acourt of law the jury is not supposed to impute that, but this isn't a court of law. >> bill: no, this is the media and i'm wondering why this person is taking the fifth amendment. >> we are citizens making
reasonable inferences that there is very nasty stuff here. and the reason there is more oxygen here is because the head of that committee, the one that held the hearings today that you showed in the clip, is a democrat. this is max baucus, the democratic chair of the senate finance committee. the senate controlled by democrats who said this story is very, very unusual and this there is a lot he said yesterday when he submitted 41 questions to the irs. including did you have any communications about this with treasury or with the white house? >> bill: right. >> he said my gut tells me there is a lot here. can you no longer have the white house pretending as it does with benghazi that this is a partisan witch-hunt. this is democratic. >> bill: this is getting huge. >> bill: i'm going to give charles 45 more seconds because i want you to weigh in on james rosen. rosen investigating a story about north korea
retaliating to u.n. sanctions by testing missiles. all right? that's what he was doing. justice department wants to find out whose rosen's source is for this information. goes in and looks at james' personal email account for about, almost a month. what do you say about that? >> this is a brazen assault on the first amendment. freedom of the press. we traditionally will go after the emails of a person who is under criminal suspicion for leaking it. but we do not go after the journalists who merely are soliciting information. we have never had a successful prosecution of a journalist. >> bill: do you see an anti-fox play here? >> look, i don't know whether in this particular case it was anti-fox. but it surely was an assault on the press. and we also know that from the beginning of this administration the white house starting with the president has tried to delegitimize fox and pretend somehow it's
outside the sphere of journalistic integrity and protection so the fish -- >> bill: this is all under the attorney general, all right, and he can't recuse himself from this so let's hear what you have to say, mr. attorney general. >> to quote a democrat. the fish rots from the head. >> bill: we have more on the controversy surrounding fox news and james rosen with our is it legal team in just a few moments. but directly ahead. bernie goldberg on how cnn is covering the controversies in washington. bernie is next.
weekdays with bernie segment tonight. we believe the benghazi, the irs, and the a.p. snooping around has been fair. if you disagree, please let me know by email. over at cnn, they have not covered those stories all that much. and there is a slightly sceptic call tone. >> can you see in your mind's eye a way that this might not have been political, that this was a misguided stupid way to sort but that they didn't intend it to be some kind of political attempt to harass the tea party? >> i would think that if there was any chance that this was a mistake the investigator general wouldn't be coming out and saying otherwise. and the irs themselves wouldn't be admitting. >> they say it's a mistake the question is whether it's political. >> bill: yesterday i talked with bernie goldberg about the cnn situation.
>> anything wrong with ms. crowley's posture? >> you know what? i'm not going to lose much sleep over her asking was it a mistake instead of being political. she gave him a chance tone a it does fall into the broad category of a reporter asking a scientist is it possible that the earth is flat because the chances of the earth being flat are exactly the same as the irs thing being simply a mistake. but, bill, there is something much bigger going on here, it's how the mainstream media, so-called mainstream media covers scan tells in general. finance a prib republican scandal it's always covered as a scandal. if it's a democratic scandal it's covered as how are these cynical republicans are going to take advantage of this for political points? a classic example, page one of the "new york times" a week ago, page one this is a headline you can't make up. irs focus on conservatives
gives g.o.p. an issue to seize on. irs -- now, come on. in other words, the story isn't the irs abuse, it's how is the g.o.p. going to seize on this? i have two more examples. the associated press, you know, the gold standards of american journalism, so they write a story that says, the scandal is dogging president obama are political gift to republicans. but it's unclear how they are going to capital lis on this politically. again, story is not about the abuse. the story is about how are republicans going to take advantage of it. and the third example is truly pathetic. it happened on msnbc, a contributor by the name of joy reid said that unless you're trying to form a tax exempt 501 c 4, this story isn't about you. the ignorance of that statement is breathtaking. if you are not trying to form a tax exempt organization, it's not about you?
this is how far liberalism has fallen in this country. >> bill: a couple of observations from me, your humble correspondent. number one, candy crowley is the big kahuna as far as politics is concerned at cnn. covered the debate. moderated the debate. she got criticized there for leaning toward obama, we all remember. >> right. >> bill: it seemed that she was promoting. she didn't -- she just didn't ask rand paul about -- could it have just been a mistake line lanny davis was saying earlier, hey, you know, maybe they just didn't know. okay. but she, at the end with her comment was almost arguing with him and paul had a good answer, look, the ig would have pointed out it was a mistake, they say it was done on purpose, why are you sticking up for them. candy comes back. if she is a commentator like you, goldberg and me, royale, she can could that all day long. as chief correspondent. come on. the second thing is you can
do a legitimate side bar on the republicans taking advantage of the story because surely they are. but the main story has to be is this credible? did they do it and who did it? >> exactly. >> i wanted people to know there is a legit story on the politics end but that's not your lead. >> page one of the "new york times." this is not page 27. by the way, the main story, a day earlier was on page 11. so page 11 is where they tell the hard news story and page 1 is where they give the political spin. can i make a point about something that you did last week on your show that i think is important to all of this? >> bill: sure. >> i wrote about this in a piece on my web site at bernard goldberg.com that i hope people will look at. it's about the interview that one of your guys dan banks did on the street with people in manhattan.
it was fascinating. i mean, he interviewed people about benghazi and a whole bunch of them never heard of benghazi. he intriewd a college student who sen rolled at call berkeley, one of the typest schools in america who didn't know who the vice president of the united states is. these are precisely the kind of clueless people that barack obama is counting on because the mainstream media isn't going to further this story. any of these sandals. the american people can't count on them. and as long as you have enough clueless people out there. >> bill: we have them. >> who don't care, who don't know, these are the people that will enable barack obama to get through these, as he has gotten through everything else, i believe. >> bill: we have an interesting bill o'reilly.com poll question for you, in your opinion, what situation is more damaging to the country, benghazi or the irs? which is more damaging benghazi or the irs? is it legal up next. we'll get their opinion of
>> bill: thanks for staying with us, i'm bill o'reilly. in the is it legal segment tonight, as we discussed with charles krauthammer, fox news correspondent james rosen had his private emails read without his knowledge by federal investigators. that should never have happened because mr. rosen was simply reporting on a legit news story involving north korea. here now attorneys and fox news analyst kimberly guilfoyle and lis wiehl. i understand fbi read rosen's emails than a longer time than they should have. >> the warrant gave them 30 days. in that 30 days they read emails spanning four months from may to august of 2010. >> bill: he it didn't matter what period of time they had 30 days to read as
many emails as they could? >> exactly. >> bill: weren't they required by the warrant to tell rosen and fox news they were doing this. >> yes, they were. what they said in the warrant we can't say anything about this national security. the whole reason we are going after rosen and his source is because we are worried about classified information being disclosed. that's what they said. that's how they got around the law on it. they did get around the law. >> bill: the judge said that this was okay what they were doing? >> the judge signed off on it. it's impossible for me to believe it i have seen the affidavit so i know there and he signed off on it. >> it's unauthorized. it's illegal. egitimatement of a interest in obtaining information whether it's classified or not. that's what reporters do. so he didn't commit any criminal act. >> both of you as astute attorneys. the judge alan kay. federal judge. federal magistrate judge sitting in virginia, is that where he is sitting or in d.c. >> i believe it's d.c. i'm not 100% sure about
that. >> bill: both said the judge was wrong in giving the fbi. >> to be fair to the judge the fbi gave this information. >> i'm not going to be fair to the judge. i want to know who is at fault here. if the judge' is at fault and this is a will he jis mat news story whether north korea is going to test a missile in response to a u.n. sanction. >> is he doing his job. >> who is doing his job? >> rosen is doing his job. >> but the judge is not doing his job because the just just said we are not going to give you this broad power. >> the judge should not have signed off on it? >> they said probable cause exception to the privacy protection act. >> bill: that's what they said about the a.p. too. >> they are totally wrong. what i'm saying to you it is overreach and shouldn't have been done to begin with he should have been notified and fox news should have been telling you about they ran around it. >> reporters are prosecuted for information. >> bill: you both agree the judge made a mistake, should not have given the fbi and then we have got to find out from holder who doesn't know anything about anything. >> ever. >> bill: why this was national security and all of that. >> right. but also james rosen, i emailed with him tonight he told me that even his
parents' home phone records in staten island were taken. so when you talk about overreaching here. >> can you -- read email for a month, come on. that's intrusion. >> the department of justice is the one guilty of the crime. >> go from a serious story to not so serious a lot of people are interested in this jodi arias. here is what she said today. she is pleading for her life now, go. >> i make many public statements but i would prefer the death penalty to life in prison. each time i said it, though i meant it i lacked perspective. i i stand here now i can't in good conscience ask to you sentence me to death because of them. asking for death is tantamount to suicide have don't put my to death because my family will devastated.
the jury deliberations begin tomorrow on whether to give her death or not. do you agree with guilfoyle wiehl. >> i don't think she will get the death penalty. because less than 2% of women, people on death row. >> bill: can we make a bet of some kind that would be entertaining. >> if she loses i get all of her dresses. >> wait a second. >> what do i get? >> bill: if you lose what does she get. >> my old is it legal mess. >> get all the dresses if she wins i get nothing. >> if wiehl wins she gets nothing. >> is it legal note. write a book. >> bill: that's the logic they bring to the five. >> that's probably the problem. thanks very much. we will take you back to oklahoma to talk to a woman who helped save the lives of a child who is in deep distress. that after these messages. ♪ ♪
>>. >> bill: back in the segment tonight the as we told at the beginning, 24 people are confirmed dead in oklahoma because the killer tornado. death toll included nine children. joining us know from james and mr. moody. you live in a house that was across the street that was hit by the tornado. but when the tornado was coming to you toward your house, you have three little kids, six, eight and ten and two girls. what did you guys do when the tornado was coming at you? >> well, i get my kids to the storm shelter. as a typical former nurse, outside videotaping the tornado. we see it coming and we all get into the shelter and lock the shelter door. >> bill: so you had the storm
shelter that saved a lot of lives were. your children -- how scared were they? did you have trouble controlling them down in the shelter? >> to be honest, sir, i think i caused more than they did. i had to apologize to my children because it was terrifying. i think they did a really good job and i'm really proud of my kids, but the time that it debate the most concerning is when the debris started coming into the storm shelter. we were getting covered with debris. >> bill: how long were you in the shelter? >> i would probably say about ten minutes. >> bill: so then you come up, your house is pretty much destroyed. you look across the street and the school is destroyed and there are kids in trouble over there. tell us about that. >> well, they are screaming and yelling and just hysteria. people are rushing towards the
school. i took my children down in the storm cellar with another sixth grade girl and she watched over them and ran over there to see if i could be help. teachers were bleeding and swept off their seats. there was a car that had fallen in the middle of the halt way and children were trapped underneath the car. men were pulling girls and boys out from underneath this car. i felt it was a privilege, the privilege of being able to carry a little girl out with the help of another teacher and moved out from all the debris and got her to the triage. >> bill: very heroic of you. seven children didn't make it oust that school, i understand. >> mr. moody, you were trying to get home. tell us about your ordeal.
>> they let it's go from work early to help us be safe. and the tornado was going to directly hit the house, i immediately got in the car and i knew if i came up on the east side of the tornado i would be safe. when i got to 945 the tornado had crossed over 35. so i jumped off the highway and went through the streets until i got quarter mile from the house. couldn't get any farther. jumped out and ran. whenever i got, i saw my children and my wife. i knew everything was okay at that point. they were safe. everything else was going to be all right. >> bill: it must have been an ordeal with you. you weren't in touch with your wife and you didn't know what was going on, right? >> that is correct. the only communication i had received was about 15 minutes before i saw them. she said everything was gone.
which it is. i also said that kind of cash could help a lot of severely wounded vets. why don't you punch up independence fund.org instead of wasting your time defending the indefensible. >> bill: rids call, ms. arthur. >> bill: smart move, john. it's a great father's day gift and you get treat book. >> bill: sha ease a a's for you to say thousands of miles away. gut field could easily take you. >> bill: listen to your father.
finally tonight the tip of the day, we kes pratdly wanted to cut down on ear pollution. that is when people mutilate the english language. saying like "like," not a good thing but cliches told you say saying at the end the day, is no longer acceptable and we're working on central america. here is another one. suddenly, three days ago, this gets spun up as there is something new to the story. there is no there there. no, there there, are you kidding me. benghazi is libya, it's there. [ laughter ] >> no there there is done. so is it is what it is. stop it. also widely we don't need that adjective. it's overused. really, really, can we please stop saying that. factor tip of the day.
let's all cut down on ear pollution. don't write me a letter saying i'm going to cut down by ear pollution by not watching the factor. that is it for tonight. also, we would like to spout off about the factor. we wish to opine, do not be pernicious. good word in writing to the factor. i am bill o'reilly. remember that the spin stops right here. we are definitely looking out for you. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> good morning. i am heather nauert. >> i am ainsley earhardt. it is wednesday may 22nd. thank you for watching "fox &
friends first". let's get to the latest on the devastating tornado in moore, oklahoma. this morning the search and rescue phase coming to an end. the fire chief there says he is confident there are no more survivors left in the rubble. >> that is hard to hear. >> crews combing through every damaged building they say. they say they have done it three times each just to be sure that no one has been left behind. in total 24 people have been killed including 9 children. >> the tornado upgraded to a rare em 5 tornado. the most powerful of its kind in the ground ore on the ground for 40 minutes. that tornado had up to 600 times the energy than the bomb. >> pry ar wood elementary is won and tower plaza school we heard so much about. emotional video shows terrified
students emerging from briarwood after the storm. take a look. >> while the students here made it out safely, 7 students at plaza elementary school did not survive. anna kooiman is live for us on the ground she is in moore, oklahoma where the questions today are undoubtedly going to turn to school safety. good morning, anna. >> good morning to you and good morning to everybody at home. it is certainly heartbreaking and maddening all at the same time. it is hard to eeb recognize that that is the scene every where. we mentioned the elementary school a pile of twisted metal and a pile of bricks. it makes you wonder how on earth is so used to seeing tornadoes. this is the 4th one to show