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heather: good morning. >> donald trump - the man who stole the show, democrat governor jim justice jumping ship. >> today i tell you with lots of prayers and lots of thank yous, today i tell you as west virginians i can't help you anymore being a democrat governor. so tomorrow i will be changing my registration to republican. >> this is a significant below the democrats, leaving democrats was just 15 governors among 50 states and as donald trump addressed the russia probe with concerns escalating about the grand jury impaneled by bob mueller the president stressed how significant the switches
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because it made his agenda rise above partisan politics. >> he showed the country that our agenda rises above left or right. they don't talk about the all time high stock market, they don't talk about reforms to the va or about manufacturing jobs we are bringing back to america by the hundreds of thousands. peter: elizabeth pearson saying jim justice deceived the state of west virginia when he ran as a democrat sweet months ago, west virginians have learned they can't trust jim justice. the president back in the white house will hold a phone call with the french president e manual macroin before leaving for his vacation but we may hear from him from time to time. heather: we will at least on
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twitter. donald trump back in his element last night. peter: anyone who wants to write the obituary of this president needs to watch. his base is with him, more energized than ever because they have seen the depth of the swamp and fight until like it is. heather: the president said he is going to fight the witchhunt as he called the special counsel mueller investigation and as the grand jury was put into place for the russia probe, but doesn't mean the end is near. >> the russia story is a total fabrication. it is just an excuse for the greatest loss in the history of american politics. it just makes them feel better when they have nothing else to
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talk about. what prosecutors should be looking at our hillary clinton's 33,000 deleted emails. we didn't win because of russia. we won because of you. have you seen any russians in west virginia or ohio or pennsylvania? are there any russians here tonight? >> you think you are onto something but you are onto nothing. heather: looking at the response online and people questioning how can you now aur going off on people call attention to, another area talking about financial disclosure and that type of thing but they can't. the opposite of what we are used to. peter: an investigation in search of a crime, bob mueller bringing in a grand jury. it may be developing but you can do what you want with your investigation, i know i am
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innocent. heather: should be more like this across the country. in a few hours attorney general jeff sessions will make an announcement about the permit of justice's efforts to crack down on leaders, it has the president's supporters upset, bob corker, to drain the swamp. >> i encouraged the president and encourage that through general kelly to fire every single person, anything whatsoever to do with backbiting, for their own benefit or leaking and not to be cautious about it. get rid of them. heather: the washington post publishing leaked phone call
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transcripts, you should see that between donald trump and australia's prime minister, and the president of mexico. donald trump is trying to get mexico to pay for the wall saying it, quote, will work out in the formula somehow. if mexico does not pay for the wall i don't want to meet with you because i cannot live with that. peter: north america sending unexpected gift packages to the us claiming america is on the knife's edge of life and death. this comes in the wake of several missile tests by the rogue nation calling on the trump administration to change its policy for north korea. donald trump handled the dictatorship. us and coalition forces, us members injured, and the country of georgia dead. this comes as we learn the two us soldiers killed another attack in afghanistan earlier this week. one is 25-year-old specialist christopher harris of north
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carolina. the other is jonathan hunter. both were paratroopers, and in kandahar province, a suicide bomber, pickup truck, the commander says both men lived and died as warriors. heather: should think about that when we have this infighting at home. the senate confirming 65 trump administration nominees on the final day before the august recess, dozens of nominees passing through despite to stall the process during attempts to repeal obamacare. mitch mcconnell pleased with the progress, telling folks the senate confirmed more executive branch nominees. and this year combined. judicial watch demanding full access to what the dot knew about the hillary clinton email investigation. watchdog asking the trump
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administration, on rejected talking points, with a controversial meeting that happened with loretta lynch. lynch privately spoke with clinton on the tarmac days before the investigation was dropped. peter: donald trump kept his promise to veterans showing off advances in technology to bring better healthcare to our nation as heroes. heather: robert gray joins us with those details. >> reporter: the president and secretary of veterans affairs showing off the new telehealth technology. it allows doctors to literally see patients from virtually anywhere, patients can go to a nearby medical facility, staff with nurses and technicians for a telehealth checkout or use the apps from their own devices.
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these include 50 different specialists including dermatology, dentistry and intensive care. >> we are going to be issuing a regulation that allows our va providers to provide telehealth services from anywhere in the country to veterans anywhere in the country whether it is in their homes or any location. we college anywhere to anywhere va healthcare. that is a big deal. >> many of these services are not available, will improve access as well as efficiency of cost and time. expanded services are expected to be helpful in reaching veterans with mental health problems. >> this will expand access to care for veterans especially those who need help in the area of mental health which is a bigger and bigger request and
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also in suicide prevention. >> reporter: the va operates one of the largest telemedicine programs with 700,000 veterans receiving medical care, mobile devices last year alone. the plan is to expand the service to every va hospital across the country. >> history and veterans will know. heather: you are a veteran. is this a great idea? >> meeting them where they are, get the best help they can. the illegal immigrants kate style he could learn his court today. francisco lopez sanchez deported 5 times when investigators say he shot and killed steinle on a san francisco peer two years ago. heard that inspired kate's law. of past it will crackdown on penalties for illegal immigrant
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criminals. the woman found guilty of encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself over text messages will spend the next 15 months behind bars. a messages is judge handing down michelle carter abstentions. three years after konrad roy was found dead in his car from carbon monoxide poisoning, pending an appeal. heather: massive flames ripping through one of the world's tallest towers overnight. debris was raining down from the 79 story torched tower in dubai. no word how this started but it turns out amazingly no one was injured, this blaze weeks after the deadly fire that happened in london that killed 80 people and injured 70. amazing no one was injured in that last night a new video to show you showing black smoke billowing into the sky after an american airlines engine
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explodes moments before takeoff. passengers evacuating in three minutes onto the tarmac at o'hare international airport in chicago, last year 20 people were injured. officials believe the fire was caused by a mechanical malfunction and broken fuel line. >> a car left dangling by live electrical wires. the woman and 2 young children trapped inside. >> oh my gosh! hurry! peter: you have to hurry, the car suspended in the air after a telephone pole snapped during a lightning storm in connecticut, the driver tried to avoid the wires but got tangled, emergency crews took 40 minutes to get the family out safely, no one was hurt. heather: that is amazing. it is the weekend and what does
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that mean? peter: a concert series. heather: trace adkins coming. >> we are excited. if you're coming to new york city come on down, great concert on the plan is a. it is hot and sticky across the northeast, 74 new york, look at the cold front in the great lakes, 50s and feeling more like autumn, this area of low pressure across the great lakes, heavy rain from the gulf coast to southeast, hit or miss showers not only today but saturday as well and the southwest and parts of southern california getting in on the monsoon moisture, the big story is going to be ongoing heat. it is friday, it is friday, see you soon. heather: we will be out there at the end of the show.
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i don't even need music. >> reporter: to do mine dancing you need some boots. peter: if you were not awake you are now. the time is 13 minutes after the top of the hour, free ride for illegals, new numbers showing cops do more to support them then deport them and it is coming out of your pocket. heather: the no one loves the president more than this guy, loyal supporter who stole the show last night. ♪ ♪ if you have bad breath and your mouth lacks moisture, you may suffer from dry mouth. try biotène®, the #1 dentist recommended dry mouth brand. it's the only leading brand clinically proven to soothe, moisturize, and freshen breath. try biotène®.
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>> welcome back to "fox and friends" first, jeff sessions threatening to withhold crime-fighting funds to sanctuary cities if they don't start working with federal authorities to detain illegals, the doj sending letters to baltimore, albuquerque, san bernardino and stockton,
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california. all those cities need help fighting gun violence. >> brand-new numbers showing illegal immigrants are more expensive to support. 11 million illegals drain close to $750 billion. donald trump unveiled plans to have their illegal immigration. >> the plan to bring more jobs. >> companies announce they are going to build a $1.6 billion us plant as part of a new joint venture, 300,000 vehicles a year with production divided between the two automaker's.
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with 4000 workers, their location has been set, donald trump is pushing for automakers to make more vehicles in the us. heather: more good news, the july jobs report. >> reporter: the labor department is set to release the jobs report. analysts expect employers at 183,000 jobs last month, the nation's unemployment rate is expected to be 4.3%, average hourly earnings are expected to have increased 0.3% in july. peter: i call it duncan. that is not official. that may change. >> reporter: it could be official, dunkin' donuts could be dropping donuts from its name. it is a sin to be open location in pasadena, california, the chain attempts to get the point across it serves more than
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donuts. the company long referred to itself as just duncan in advertising, america runs on dunkin campaign. heather: 20 you need the donuts. heather: the time is 19 minutes after the top of the hour. flag fury. another story about the outrageous reason this veteran is being forced to remove old glory from his mailbox. >> what the prosecutors should be looking at our hillary clinton's 33,000 deleted emails. heather: rallying supporters in west virginia but what do voters think? the new die always in. heather: will sean somber? the presbytery made his decision about dancing with the stars, we have the answer up next. ♪
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heather: donald trump out of the swamp and back with his base in west virginia. how did his message resonate with voters, put the president of the dial test, to pull out some specific parts of the speech last night. let's begin first with the president talking about democrats saying they have no message, agenda or vision. >> the reason why democrats only talk about the totally made up russia story is because they have no message. no agenda and no vision.
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>> republicans gave it a b plus, independence the sea and democrats after. if you saw the spike when he said they have no message, no vision no agenda republicans completely agree with that and even independents came with it. they don't like he was just focusing on russia last night and it wasn't as good as some of the things he is going to do. heather: people taking back their country, donald trump says the prosecutor should look at hillary's deleted emails. >> what prosecutors should be looking at our hillary clinton's 33,000 deleted emails. >> the gop gave him and a. >> independents a b-and democrats not surprisingly and death. when he goes after hillary clinton it is like him on a from the gods for the republicans. they absolutely respond to it.
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heather: they talked about democrats and republicans letting americans down. >> we have another friend with us tonight who voted for us on healthcare, and honestly, how the republicans and the democrats let us down on that is hard to believe, repeal and replace. >> republicans independents of the, when he goes after the establishment, it usually works. people are saying healthcare, you should have led people, and blaming him in addition, with healthcare. >> that surprising me, talk
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about healthcare try to sell it. >> people wanted to see the plan understanding what was going to do. heather: thank you for joining us. what is coming up? peter: it is 20 minutes after the hour, dunkin' donuts employee refusing to serve two offices on the job. with the company has to say about that. the newly branded stuffed products down without paying, you got to stick around for this one. all-american summer concert series rolls on, don't miss country music superstar. stick around. ♪ they raised her up ♪ a lady ♪ not. maybe you could trust your own eyes to see in the dark. ahh! ow. or you could just trust duracell.
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peter: donald trump transcending party lines rallying a massive crowd in west virginia, one of his biggest supporters them a credit coverage and justice who just revealed he is becoming a republican. heather: making that switch. you are always happy. >> donald trump fired them up, taking a direct shot at the probe, a grand jury. >> the russia story is a total fabrication. it is just an excuse for the greatest loss in the history of american politics. what the prosecutors should be looking at our hillary clinton's 33,000 deleted emails. peter: the man who stole the show with their own democratic
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governor jim justice, just this past november jumping ship. >> today i will tell you with lots of prayers and lots of thank yous today i tell you as west virginians i cannot help you anymore being a democrat governor. so tomorrow, i will be changing my registration to republican. peter: a serious blow to the democratic party. look at this map, full control of the legislature and executive branch, leaving the democrats just 15 governors among 50 states, democrats lost please, the executive director elizabeth pearson issued this statement, quote, jim justice deceived the state of west virginia when he granted democrats eight months ago, and west virginians learned they cannot simply trust jim justice. the president is back at the white house and will hold a
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phone call with french president emmanuel macro -- emmanuel macron. peter: reacting to the energy at his west virginia rally. heather: anyone who thinks the president has his back against the wall better think again. >> it is significant but what is more significant to the governor of west virginia never could have drawn a crowd like this on his own. to ride the coattails of donald trump. i defy you to name a single democrat on the national stage today who could pull off what donald trump pulled off tonight. the people who are writing trump's obituary today are to think twice about it.
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heather: southwest politician. peter: nancy pelosi's rain is democratic party leader might be in trouble. a survey of 20 democratic candidates shows just one person would vote for the current leader to head the caucus. the unpopularity is costing house seats in special elections. heather: debbie wasserman schultz standing by the decision not to buy the it a month after being investigated for fraud, or payroll for six months after being investigated at overbilling congress and hacking into how soldiers -- the sentinel, and did the right thing and would do it again. there were times you can't stand alone and have to stand up for what is right. the former dnc chairwoman fired him after he was arrested and charged while trying to flee to
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pakistan. $300,000. >> translator will not bring his moves to the dance floor, the white house press secretary reportedly turning down the offer to appear on dancing with the stars. heather: would have been great. tucker did it. sources close despite her say was flattered by the opportunity but declined the offer because he believes he will have an overwhelming number of commitments in the fall. peter: or most of us don't want to dance. heather: the movie steps speaking of dancing documenting senior year of the baltimore girls high school dance team at a time of social unrest following the death of freddie gray. heather: is it worth your box office bucks? fox news contributor kevin
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mccarthy, good morning. >> this movie step is an incredible documentary that follows an all girl step team in inner-city baltimore, taking place, filmed during and before the event of freddie gray's death. and baltimore beating a leading character on this film, two sets of drama, the school and baltimore instead of gold, every student in school would be accepted and graduate from college. it follows the step team to a championship and is a powerful, inspiring, beautiful film and i was cheering and clapping the entire time, found myself really involved in the lives of these american girls, this gives you a deeper appreciation for the amazing teachers and coaches and counselors and the idea of how much impact on our lives, a beautiful story, found myself so
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engaged in it. had the chance to catch up with three leading girls in the film to find out if they can teach me some step moves. is there any way i could learn a couple step moves? >> up, down, up, down. >> reporter: maybe i can take -- maybe i can take sean spicer's position on dancing with the stars. i think i proved myself with that dance moves. what do you think?
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>> practice makes perfect. the dark tower. >> let me apologize to america for that. one of my favorites of the year. peter: how about the dark tower? heather: based on the famous stephen king novel book series, taking place after the event, the eight book series whether you are a fan of the series, a gunslinger and matthew mcconaughey plays the man in back who was trying to destroy a tower keeping the evil out of our universe, it feels incomplete. i gave it three out of five, there are a lot of stephen king homages to carry and work, the shining, things like that. if you are a stephen king fan,
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check it out. >> your score? >> three out of five. go see dunkirk, the best movie playing right now. best movie of the year, no question. peter: it is 30 minutes after the top of the hour. you won't believe the choice people of detroit made for mayor. heather: major crackdown coming on leakers at the white house. it is time to pursue and punish. peter: no one love the president more than this guy. a loyal supporter who stole the show last night. ♪ ♪ rocking and rolling ♪ rocking in the usa ♪
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>> back with a fox news alert,
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learning a senior out shabaab leader was killed in a drone strike earlier this week, the pentagon confirming the strike carried out under new authority, rules of engagement, with office of operations against the deadliest terror group. heather: meantime, talk about liberal filmmaker michael moore because we like doing that, a new piece of advice for democrats, get a celebrity. peter: shot carly shimkus with fox headlines 24/7, here with the reaction online. >> democrat struggled at the ballot box, when group is consistently supportive and that is hollywood. liberal filmmaker michael moore suggested handpicking a celebrity to run against donald
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trump in 2020. >> the celebrities on our side, tom hanks for president of the united states. >> reporter: anything is possible. a t on twitter says i love tom hanks as much as the next guy but don't think he would make a very good president unless he was in a movie. look at this tweet from rose who says why would they? what platform, a bleeding heart liberal like all other hollywood phonies, then no. what do you think? tonics 2020? fun to talk about but i don't think it is going to happen. >> they don't have ideas you got to run selectively. >> everybody says the rock. i love the rock. i don't know. i don't think we will get a celebrity. let's talk colin kaepernick. and espn website called undefeated.com is wondering whether people are going to
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protest the nfl, if he doesn't get signed by the beginning of the season how serious will you consider boycotting the nfl? we will look at these responses. leonard says i didn't boycott them when they gave tim tebo a chance. this guys entirely responsible for his predicament. katie lou, no one is out of a job. joshua says politics and sports don't mix. espn numbers down last year, moved discussion to cnn and fox so we can enjoy the game. peter: we need a break. heather: they said they are going to cut the political conversation and dial it back. i got a feeling on that front. they had fun last night. every time the president holds one of these rallies it is fun to look at the people standing
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behind him and yesterday this guy in the make america great again had stole the show, having a big old time. a lot of reaction to him. that background guy in the red hat at the west virginia rally is more into it than trump himself. mary lisa's she thanked him saying thank you, your enthusiasm, love and support made me feel proud, supporting our gig. and calling him a legend. if you want your 15 minutes of fame just stand behind the president that a rally. peter: let's check with brian kill me in the plan the to see what is coming up on "fox and friends". the friday concert series, all-american concert series over there, trace adkins warming up,
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heather: welcome back, dunkin' donuts apologizing after a
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worker denied service to police officers. two of new york city at finest, it happened right there, a worker told them i don't serve cops as they waited online. dunkin' donuts has a long history supporting local law enforcement and the franchise owner has apologized to one of those officers and plans to meet with the other. it is unclear if the worker will face any discipline. detroit, when people flock to the ballot box next week they will pick some candidates from all walks of life. this includes felons. to half of the eight mayoral hopefuls according to the detroit news analysis. three out of four were charged with gun crimes and two were convicted of assault with intent to commit murder. it is not illegal for convicted felons to run for office in the city of detroit. outrage after u.s. navy veteran is told to remove an american flag from his mailbox. the homeowners association sending john akron a letter.
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he says his mailbox -- it is and i store -- and i store. >> i view this as a form of bullying to be honest but i think people should stand up to bullying in any form, particularly this. >> the letter says he has 15 days to remove it or he will face a fine, he is planning to appeal the request. he has had the mailbox for three years. peter: jeff sessions set to announce a major crackdown on white house leaks one day after one of the most harmful breaches to national security since the president took office. katrina pearson is former spokesperson for donald trump's campaign and joins us with her thoughts on what this crackdown should look like. a lot of people feel this crackdown is a little overdue but the attorney general says he
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won't take anymore. >> i have to agree, very long overdue, we have been seeing this since the inauguration. it is past time to get serious. there has been 0 accountability or measures put out there so people understand the gravity of the situation, these leaks have crossed the line, national security, the president's discussions with foreign leaders have been released, completely unacceptable, un-american, unpatriotic, this is what is really unfortunate. the american people have chosen a candidate to take on a deep state, to drain the swamp and what we have seen since day one is the deep state works together, republicans and democrats alike, it has to stop. peter: former attorneys coming out including one from the district of columbia saying this is a threat to national security. the unauthorized release of these documents to the press is a crime.
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the series of actss of most of the presentations with foreign leaders, and mexico and others, undermine the ability to be leaders of the world stage. >> attorney general jeff sessions has an opportunity to show the american public that he is getting the justice system back on track. we have done several years where we had federal agencies targeting american citizens and there has been 0 accountability in that effort and now is the time to crackdown and say there is a new sheriff in town. we are taking on the swamp and let's get this done. peter: could this revive the relationship between donald trump and his attorney general with rick friction over his recusing on the russian probe? >> this could go a long way not just with the president but those who support him. the attorney general stepped
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aside on an investigation of nothing, there are plenty of crimes occurring, starting with the dnc and debbie wasserman schultz but we have not been investigating those things. we have been investigating things the losing team alleged happened that were never proven. the russia thing is a hoax and we are spending millions of taxpayers on it. >> turning a corner in this white house going back on the offensive, turning to investigations of the other side that haven't happened? >> the president in good faith was working with the swamp, working with the party, in the last 7 months, the republicans are in control. what happened legislatively, then everything according to executive order, his team now outside and inside the white house are very excited. >> if republicans control all members of power, thank you very
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♪ ♪ >> keeping perfect rhythm ♪ make you want to swing along ♪ got it going on like honky tonk ♪ shut my mouth. heather: a little hint of who is to come. already have a long line of fans out here. >> good, the bad and the ugly. begin with the good as always. touching moments when army dad has been stationed in kuwait. [cheers] heather: she thought it was a mother-daughter outing at the zoo. little did she know this was going to happen. her mother had been planning this tear filled moment for months. >> next the bad. entire team of cheerleaders benched for being too
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distracting for a team of soccer players. giving them the red card. essex, england a month after hiring them. >> look at them. they are pretty girls. pete: police on the loose for beauty bandit. caught on camera, stuffing products down his pants at the local ulta store. >> i didn't come to washington for me. i came to washington for all of you. >> president trump wows the crowd at a rally in west virginia. >> we didn't win because of russia. we won because of you. that, i can tell you. >> deep state targets president trump again by leaking transcripts of phone calls he had with world leaders. >> tonight's news is not just a threat to trump and his entourage but it is to, i think, cop constitutional stability.

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