tv Americas Newsroom FOX News August 9, 2017 6:00am-8:00am PDT
>> man, what an action-packed program. the good news is we get to do it again tomorrow. >> tomorrow is thursday, wooh. >> if you have some time at 8:00 tonight i'm filling in for tucker tonight. the only bad part, i have to wear his clothes and they will be big on me. >> brown pants. >> back here tomorrow, bye. >> president trump: north korea best not make any more threats to the united states. they will be met with fire, fury and frankly power the likes of which this world has never seen before. >> bill: and with that statement the world is on notice. president donald trump warning the u.s. won't be pushed around by north korea. fox news confirming a potentially major advance in that country's nuclear program amid a new threat from pyongyang aimed at guam. these are quickly moving developments as we'll take you through all of them today. serious stuff here. i'm bill hemmer. welcome toremarkon his way to guam, the island north korea is considering an attack on. the secretary said he thought of no change in plans on that itinerary. he believes there is no imminent threat. >> i think americans should sleep well at night, have no concerns about this particular rhetoric of the last few days. i think the president again as commander-in-chief felt it necessary to issue a strong statement directly to north korea but i think what the president was just reaffirming is the united states has the capability to fully defend itself from any attack and defend our allies and we'll do so. so the american people should sleep well at night. >> democrats met president
trump's comments with criticism saying they were reckless, bombastic and unhelpful. the secretary of state is returning from a trip to southeast asia where he spent days to have countries crack down on north korea and force it to surrender its weapons program. one intelligence officials say have developed a nuclear warhead small enough to fit in a missile. he spoke with chinese and russian officials who met with north korean diplomats. it's a sign this pressure campaign against it is beginning to show against north korea. >> shannon: also president trump tweeting about our nuclear arsenal. what's that all about? >> this was just about 90 minutes ago. the president of the united states tweeting my first order as president was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal. it is far stronger and more powerful than ever before. hopefully we'll never have to use this power but there will never be a time we are not the most powerful nation in the
world. the obama administration began a process pushing to modernize the nuclear arsenal in the previous administration. >> shannon: rich edson live at the state department. >> bill: we're bringing in former new mexico governor bill richardson. i want to share with our audience what we believe is possible and there are a lot of ifs in the scenario as you will admit as well. if the icbm can be launched successfully and reinterthe atmosphere and deliver with accuracy from north korea to hawaii 20 minutes. los angeles a little more than half hour. chicago close to 40 minutes. new york city 38 to 39 minutes. advance it one time. this is the length it would have to travel. alaska, 4,000 miles. l.a. 6,000, chicago, new york and washington, d.c. between
6500 and 7,000 miles. guam has become a focus here over the past 24 hours because of the return rhetoric. 2100 miles southeast of north korea, two u.s. military bases there. 6,000 u.s. troops, many marines. the thaad missile system in south korea. i saw you in an interview earlier and you were talking about the comment from the president, the fire, fury and power. you believed it was too strong a statement initially but later thought about it. what is he communicating and to whom and why are those words so important? >> well, as you very aptly explained we do face a grave threat from north korea even now that we know that they may have a miniaturized nuclear missile capable. i did think the president's statement initially was over the top but i think it's been
effectively tamped down by secretary tillerson. the president has his own style. this is how he acts and responds. i don't think he is going to change. but it is a grave threat and this is not a time when we should be partisan. this is a time when we should be bipartisan. i think the president has a chance now to bring the country together on a strategy in dealing with north korea that involves sanctions, military exercises continuing, and then ultimately diplomacy. and i think tillerson has the right approach. the north koreans stop their testing in exchange for a dialogue. a short-term deal where we find out if there is any common ground. >> they released a canadian for health reasons earlier today. we're waiting on that. he is communicating directly, as you well know, to a dictator in north korea with language
that only he understands. isn't that the more appropriate interpretation of those comments? >> well, it could be, bill. the danger is this. i've known the north koreans. i've negotiated with them in the past. you don't know how they are going to react but at the same time they engage in this fiery rhetoric almost every day. they make these threats. it's part of their foreign policy bombastic theories that they'll scare everybody. i don't want the president of the united states engaging in a tit-for-tat every day on north korean threats and that's why i was concerned about his comments. i think what tillerson said is that one, he calmed the americans down. i think that is important. this is a grave threat. but we've got to approach it in a way that the country comes together. this is the gravest threat facing us nou, as you pointed out, with those missiles. we have to get our intelligence
community to be more effective in telling us about some of these problems. >> bill: our intelligence community did not know an american was in a coma for six months. come back to your point about those criticizing the president at a time that is of great concern to many. when james clapper questions his comments and senator schumer and feinstein and senator john mccain question the comments as well, is that appropriate for a country that needs to stand unified? >> bill, the president was a little over the top in those comments. and he is an emotional guy. but let's forget that. let's put that aside. let's look at the policy. let tillerson and the state department manage this policy. let's not have mixed messages from the national security advisor, the u.n. ambassador, secretary of defense. let's pursue a policy of diplomacy banked by sanctions
and military cooperation in the region and let's see if china does help us for a change. these sanctions -- >> bill: that's my last question. now that you have china and russia in a 15-0 vote at the u.n. and the way nikki haley is working this, you were in that job yourself. how is that going? >> well, i think that was a very important step at the u.n. these sanctions have bite. they affect coal exports, seafood, north korean workers working on oil. 80% of the commerce going into north korea comes through china. the problem is china has not enforced them and a lot of cross border smuggling goes in. maybe china realized if they want a good relationship with the u.s. this turmoil in the korean peninsula is not in their interest. maybe they're changing. russia can play a role. maybe we've turned a little corner.
let's be careful. you never know how the north koreans are going to act. they don't think like us and they don't react like this. it's a cult of personality controlled by kim jong-un. he is a total mystery. we don't know what he will do next. >> bill: bill richardson, the former u.n. ambassador. good to get your thoughts here. appreciate your time. >> shannon: breaking news from france now. officials have arrested the chief suspect linked to an attack in paris earlier this morning. six soldiers injured. three in critical condition. a driver plowed right into them outside their barracks. police say it is a planned ambush and terror related. benjamin hall will be live with the latest. >> bill: much more what's happening on the threat from north korea. what options does the president have now to de-escalate tensions and solve this matter. we'll talk about that and more
with former governor mike huckabee. >> shannon: a manhunt for a suspected cop killer has come to an end in missouri. plus, do you remember this from last week? well now white house advisor stephen miller speaking out for the first time since what we hoped to show you there, his exchange with a reporter. his defense of president trump's plan to reform legal immigration. more on that straight ahead. >> bill: president trump is the most gifted politician of our time and the best orator to hold that office in generations. we'll take the message out to the people. he is the leader of this nation-wide and worldwide populist movement. 24 hours. my insurance company definitely doesn't have that... you can leave worry behind when liberty stands with you™ liberty mutual insurance.
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>> shannon: a massive manhunt finally ending with the arrest of 39-year-old ian mccarthy wanted for shooting and killing an officer during a traffic stop on sunday night in clinton, missouri. before his capture he alluded more than 100 officers scouring fields, buildings and school buses. officer gary michael was the first officer to be killed in the line of duty in clinton which is southeast of kansas city. >> you're trying to engineer the racial and ethnic flow of people into this country. >> that's one of the most outrageous, insulting and foolish things you've ever said.
>> the extreme media. not mainstream, it is extreme to want no borders, extreme to want to have unlimited cheap migration driving down workers wages. these are extreme positions. they'll do whatever they can to tear down this president. as long as the people stand for what they want and believe we'll keep winning. >> bill: there is a sample now stephen miller the last clip with laura ingraham last night working with tucker talking about his clash with the reporter over president trump's immigration policy. the president endorsed a bill to cut immigration in half. we have brad blakeman and zac petkanas. let me show you what we've learned from our brain review. fiscal year 2014 to 2016. look at the increase of the inadmissible at the border. i want to show you another graphic this january. look how they have dropped.
these are either border arrests or what they call inadmissibles. if you look at those numbers what does it suggest about the policy that's appropriate for the country today. >> it shows there is a new sheriff in town and just the mere rhetoric of donald trump explaining what the american people will be willing to do for immigration both in coming across with green -- with visas and application for green cards and permanent citizenship will be done by the rule of law. we're empowering those people who work for the government to do their jobs. we have to be clear on one thing. our immigration must be compassionate but first and foremost what's in the interest of our country. it's the needs of our country versus the wants of others to come here. >> bill: what's wrong with that? >> this is not about charity but our economic security and prosperity. what we know is immigration --
it raises wages. don't take my word for it. take the word of the harvard economist that steve miller quoted during the press conference. 92.4% of people with high school diplomas or higher see wages increase through this kind of immigration, not decrease. so i think steve miller needs to come out of his million dollar condo in downtown d.c. that his daddy helped him pay for and see what happens when his policy -- >> bill: hit him at the knees. is that your cosmopolitan bias coming out again? >> right. >> bill: okay, it's early. brad, they'll cut the number who come into this country. they want to be more specific over who gets admission in. how does that change our country, if it does? >> it changes our country because we accept people that our country needs. we should still be acquiring
the best and brightest minds to come to america. encourage them to come here because our country needs that kind of brain power. that's what has built our country, innovation, ingenuity. there has to be a rhyme or reason what we allow and now just swing our gates open and pick arbitrary numbers. we have to be able in today's day and age to vet these people and understand what their intentions are to come to our country. >> bill: this was a candidate during the election said he will bring in the best and brightest. that's who we want in for our country. >> i think that's fine. the best and brightest is not just those with those of high degrees. the reason why this is coming up against such strong opposition within the congress not from democrats, it's from republicans who are saying they need these workers to come in. their economy within their states, particularly agricultural states require this. these workers that are coming
in aren't competing against americans. we know this. there was a study of the guest worker program in the 1940s and 60s when immigration came off and they stopped letting in low-wage workers. they weren't replaced with american workers but labor-saving technology. not new american workers. >> bill: on that topic then back to stephen miller on immigration policy and we'll address this next. watch. >> he is the leader of the populist movement that has taken hold in this country and swept the entire world and what is that about? it's about a trade policy that creates more manufacturing jobs for our workers in detroit and baltimore and all over the country. about an immigration policy that uplifts hispanic workers and african-american workers into the middle class. >> bill: how about that one, brad, go? >> we have to attract the type of workers we need. it is not saying we aren't going to allow people into this country by the way of low-skilled workers that we also need to do the kind of
work they've been doing for generations for our country and we appreciate that. there has to be a way to allow them to come in and go and not merely stay here undocumented. we have 12 million people who are already here. >> bill: thanks gentlemen. back to your cosmopolitan bias, okay? until the next time. thank you, fellows. 21 past. >> shannon: there is breaking news coming out of paris. the latest developments from an attack this morning after a driver deliberately runs down several soldiers leaving three seriously injured. >> bill: president trump putting the opioid crisis front and center as new hampshire because the latest state to sue big pharma. >> it is a tremendous problem in our country and we will get it taken care of. nobody is safe from this epidemic that threatens young and old, rich and poor, urban and rural communities. [upbeat music]
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>> bill: state of new hampshire joining a chorus of states against big pharma. they're suing big pharma for deceptive marketing of oxycontin accusing it of sparking the current opioid epidemic. president trump put the fight against opioids front and center. here is tom price from yesterday. >> you have the capacity of yankee stadium or dodger stadium dying every single year in this nation. that's a crisis that has to be given incredible attention and the president is giving it that attention. >> bill: the president will not declare an opioid energy in the u.s. yes but is battling the
current crisis. >> shannon: breaking news from france where officials say they have arrested the chief suspect in an attack on a group of soldiers earlier today in paris. he rammed his car right into them. it is being reported the suspect was wounded during a shoot-out with police. officials believe the earlier attack was deliberate. specifically aimed at counter terrorism soldiers. benjamin hall is standing by in london with more. what can you tell us at this hour? >> well, this news still just coming in, shannon. what we're learning according to the prime minister is that yes, this man was indeed the same one who carried out the attack this morning and details about the arrest itself. the black bmw that carried out the attack riddled with bullets on a french highway. the man shot along with one french policeman. it is not thought the attacker was armed at the time. all this five hours after the attack took place this morning in the northern paris city. it was a carefully-timed ambush this morning as the dark bmw
waited in an alleyway until the soldiers left barracks and accelerating into them leaving them scattered and wounded on the ground. the man is 37 years old but not known to the authorities. counter terrorism investigations have been assigned to this case and prosecutors have opened a terror investigation pursuing charges of attempted murder. still no confirmation of what exactly drove this man but fits all the hallmarks. terror attacks we've seen aimed at security services and using a car as a weapon. >> shannon: what do we know about the soldiers who were in this attack? >> they were part of a special unit, shannon, part of operation sentinel, set up to deal with the terror attacks and their job to tour the city heavily arm to prevent these attacks from happening. and they have in the past. the defense and interior minister went to visit the wounded at a military hospital
in paris. six soldiers were wounded, three seriously. their lives are not thought to be in danger. but again 240 people have been killed by terrorists in france over the last two years alone. the country remains on high alert and we haven't seen repeats of some of the big attacks of 2015 but the low-tech attacks using knives or cars just keep coming. another one happened this morning. >> shannon: can be very effective. benjamin hall live in london. >> bill: back to our top story of the day. the white house has made its position clear. secretary of state rex tillerson saying the world is uniting against north korean aggression. what are the options for the commander-in-chief. governor mike huckabee is live on that next. >> he is saying don't test america and don't test donald trump. we are not just a super power. we were a super power, we are now a hyper power. the message is very clear. don't test this white house pyongyang.
>> bill: fox news confirming north korea's missile ready nuclear weapons. the u.s. territory of guam is considered on high alert after a threat from pyongyang. president trump promising fire and fury if the north doesn't back off. secretary of state rex tillerson said this on board his plane to guam. >> the pressure is starting to show. i think that's why the rhetoric coming out of pyongyang is beginning to become louder and more threatening. whether we have them backed into a corner or not is difficult to say. but diplomatically you never like to have someone in a corner without a way for them to get out. >> bill: correspondent greg palkot spent time in north korea and reporting now from london. hello. >> yeah, i think what we can say is the words coming from secretary of state tillerson are somewhat reassuring.
coincidentally as you noted he was stopping off on the u.s. pacific territory island of guam on his way back from a round of diplomacy in asia regarding north korea. he went on to say he hasn't seen anything changed in the last 24 hours. americans in general should not be concerned about the rhetoric we've been hearing in the last couple of days. the president was simply sending a message to north korea. now part of that latest rhetoric coming from north korea that they have their sights on the u.s. base in guam. state media in pyongyang in the past 24 hours saying they're examining plans for a missile strike and it would be put into practice once leader kim jong-un gives the word. it must be noted for our viewers that north korea has threatened guam several times in the past couple of years. and this most recent threat we must also note probably less tied to comments coming from president trump, more tied to a
fly-by by b-1 bombers south of the dmz over south korea earlier this week. those planes came from guam. they're based there in guam and they were in response to more missile launches coming from north korea in the past several weeks. fox, as you noted also, bill, now confirming that u.s. intelligence officials assert that north korea can miniaturize the nuclear warheads to fit on top of the missiles. following that report we heard the strong words from president trump. one final note just a reminder from yes all of our experience on the ground in north korea, it is going to take a lot of pressure to get kim jong-un to give up the nukes and missiles. it is very much part of the regime and the image, maybe the survival of this regime and you get reminders of these things even in flower shows as you move around pyongyang. you could go down fighting over these things. >> bill: so unpredictable. greg palkot reporting live in london.
>> shannon: president trump warning of fire and fury against north korea but realistically what options does the administration have? joining me for more. former arkansas governor mike huckabee. i want to talk about a little bit of the
bipartisan reaction to what the president had to say. the top democrat chuck schumer says this. we need to be firm and deliberate but reckless rhetoric is not a strategy to keep america safe and here is john mccain responding as well. >> i take exception to the president's comments because you have to be sure that you can do what you say you are going to do. the great leaders that i have seen, they don't threaten unless they are ready to act. i'm not sure president trump is ready to act. >> it is bipartisan but john mccain voted with the democrats on the healthcare bill on the repeal.
it's not that bipartisan because i don't think he is as solidly in the republican camp as many of us would like for him to be. on this i disagree with him. i think president trump is ready to act and surrounded by some of the top military minds we've ever produced. general mattis, kelly, mcmaster. these aren't guys who don't understand the implications of what the president is saying. he is briefed by them every day. i do believe that this is a president who is not going to take it lightly that a person is threatening to use nuclear weapons against the united states of america. when people continue to say they'll kill you, sooner or later you better take them seriously and do something to stop them. >> shannon: we've talked about diplomacy. that's where we are now. ambassador nikki haley got a unanimous vote on sanctions. this is a tough new package. she says we're far from ending this thing. we're in the process. back in 1994, then president clinton talked about the fact we've reached that agreement and toned things down and they
were going to dismantle and get rid of nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars of aid we poured in there because we want to help the people of north korea. it is the leaders we have a problem with. we see now where we end up all these years later when diplomacy didn't exactly work. >> this was 23 years ago. the world and china was a different place and we were in a different place 23 years ago. prior to 9/11, prior to the nuclearization of countries in the middle east. we have to look at it differently than bill clinton looked at it. in fairness to him i'm not saying he shouldn't have perhaps negotiated a tougher deal but at the time it didn't seem unreasonable. but now while we hope for some diplomatic solution, let's be clear. the north koreans have to understand that we're not going to just allow them to continue not only to make the threats but let's keep in mind, they are lighting the candle on
their missiles repeatedly trying to test them and get them to go further and further. that's where it no longer is just a diplomatic issue. now it's a military issue. they light the candle on those missiles, they are taking military action. and we have to be prepared to take military action to preemptively stop them from hitting a u.s. city. >> shannon: we're told all the saber rattling is kim jong-un he says prevent regime change. haley and tillerson have said we aren't about that. stand down. james clapper is saying this about how this is ratcheting up the fear that kim jong-un has. >> we need to tone down the rhetoric of regime change. as desirable as that might be. it just amps up the paranoia and the siege mentality that prevails in pyongyang which i observed when i visited there three years ago. >> shannon: the president
saying we're going to be tough and we're not backing down. is it feeding this conversation or paranoia that clapper referenced? >> i don't take a lot of stock that clapper is the guy to listen to. he had eight years in the obama administration to tamp this down. clearly north korea has made a lot of escalations during the time when president obama was president. he has left donald trump with a mess and donald trump may have to take the actions that a president has to take to protect the american people. do we want a regime change? i don't think it matters that much unless the regime that's there continues to threat en the peace of the whole world. not just the u.s. but the whole world. china is the key. it may come at some point we say to china, you know, if you want a regime change, you go in there, annex north korea and take it. we look the other way but we just don't want to deal with kim jong-un anymore because that's an intolerable and unacceptable future situation. >> shannon: we know the conversations with us and china have reached a new place when
we got their vote this week on the security council. >> bill: we have new details now coming in just about every day this week on that now infamous tarmac meeting between loretta lynch and bill clinton. what we're learning about that today when a member of donald trump's legal team joins us live. jay sekulow is here next hour. >> shannon: looking back at the life of glen campbell, the rhinestone cowboy. ♪ like a rhinestone cowboy, riding out on a horse in a star spangled rodeo ♪ ♪ like a rhinestone cowboy
battle the alzheimer's. he sold more than 45 million records. he had 12 gold albums, 75 chart hits and in 1968 he even outsold the beatles. after the news broke dolly parton said he was one of the greatest voices of all time. i will always love you, glen. country artist brad paisley said, thank you, glen campbell for the artistry, grace and class you brought to country music. besides being an amazing solo artist is a genius studio musician as part of the wrecking crew playing from the beach boys to frank sinatra, pure talent, heart and courage. rest in peace, brother, you brought us a lot of joy. he is dead at the age of 81. >> bill: big loss. so much of our lives are judged how we handle our own demise and the way he handled alzheimer's in the final years
of his life were truly complimentary and brave. and we remember him that way. >> shannon: very transparent and we had governor huckabee here who knows his family coming from arkansas and said he is so underrated as a musician. he was incredibly talented beyond the songs we all know. >> bill: the cowboy rides on. glen campbell. 15 minutes before the hour. new video into fox news showing the scene outside of paris officials saying they've shot and arrested a man after a dramatic car chase on a local highway. they believe it is connected to a terrorist attack after a car plowing into several officers earlier today. three of them are in critical condition. these were soldiers apparently on the side of the road. fox news strategic analyst ralph peters here on that. i want to get your thoughts on north korea in a moment. you talk a lot about paris and the new loss generation. we don't have all the details on what happened here but what is your sense of what they are living with yet again possibly?
>> well, this is -- it is becoming routine and it will remain so because when you have these lone wolf or small group attacks, it's very, very hard to stop them. good police work, good intelligence can stop some but you can't stop them all. so this pattern of terrorists using the tools of our everyday lives, cars, trucks, kitchen knives for local acts of terror, it will continue. now the good news, bill, is it's not a big problem for us here. we've had some problems but not on the scale of europe. a very straight forward reason. there are lost generations of immigrants in france, in belgium, in germany and the netherlands and elsewhere. we don't face that problem because in the united states, a legal immigrant, muslim or otherwise, still has the american dream, hope, opportunity, you can become an
american. but in europe, with these vast slums primarily muslim slums throughout western and central europe there is no hope. you cannot -- there is no german or french dream or belgium dream for muslims. we should count our lucky stars that the united states has a totally different model for immigrants and our society in general. >> bill: it feels like it will happen again and we pray it doesn't. on north korea, you have a lot to say about this. i know you respect jim mattis the most, you know. >> yes. >> bill: carry a big stick but walk and talk softly. the other point you are trying to understand here is whether or not we are prepared for a great number of casualties if war were to occur. and i'm not trying to push you into a corner to be a hawk on this and let's hope this can be resolved in a way where the
tension and the level is brought back down to a lower level. but what do you mean by that in the american military and personal psyche as these dangers lurk and we're trying to figure out how to -- how to come to grips with them? >> bill, first of all, i don't believe in threatening our enemies. i believe in killing them. now, war should always be a last resort. but we're coming to the point in north korea, because of the utterly botched diplomacy and because of our approach to china that military conflict may become inevitable in order to protect the united states of america. the bottom line. the reason we have a government, the primary reason for our government isn't social security or healthcare or anything else, it's to defend our people and our territory. north korea is making wanton threats.
my concern on that -- >> bill: what is your concern? >> we have the technical capability to mill taerl do anything we want in north korea next to wiping it off the map and leveling its mountains. over a couple of generations now our military has been schooled to the ideal to minimize casualties, even enemy casualties. break stuff but don't hurt people. >> bill: a lot of that changed after 9/11. i think that mindset was there for decades but it changed then. >> i fear that it's still there. and give you a classic example. if you want to take out their nuke and missile programs it's not enough to destroy the facilities, the machinery, the tools in the dead of night. you have to take out the dormitory areas where the scientists and technicians, researchers and the skilled workers are there. you have to be willing to kill people. if you aren't willing to do that they can rebuild the infrastructure. the worst thing we can do if we're forced to fight north
korea. the worst thing would be do it halfway. to try to make nice and have a clean war. if we must go to north korea with our military force, we need to hammer them and give the world a lesson of what we can really do. >> bill: thank you for your time and comments. keep that as an if for now. >> yes. >> bill: we don't want it. ralph peters there in washington, d.c. thank you. >> shannon: in the next hour we'll have more on the north korean threat. senator rob portman, a member of the foreign relations committee. he also fought to try to get american otto warmbier back to his family will join us live. >> bill: is disney spying on your kids by the apps they use online? hum.
>> shannon: disney is facing a class action lawsuit that claims the entertainment giant is spying on your kids. according to the suit, dozens of disney apps are illegally tracking user activity and sharing it without parental consent. our technology reporter joins us now. good to have you with us. listen, we all have apps and kids are looking at technology 24/7. what is it about? >> kids are a little more savvy when it comes to using this stuff. basically what the suit is alleging is that these disney apps that are installed, there are almost 50 of them, are monitoring the kids' behavior. not only just watching how they're playing the game but then maybe also watching where they go after they play the game. where do they go online? what behaviors are they doing on line and sites they're going to. this is valuable data not just to create better apps that are more appealing to our kids but
also create better advertising that is more appealing to our children. and it is a troubling report because these are in most instances these are under 13. these aren't even teenagers and in a lot of instances the parents aren't even aware this is happening and that can be a little dangerous especially when they collect personal information in some instances we saw it's getting their full name. other screen names they might have. that's the kind of stuff you don't want out there about your children. >> shannon: there is a federal law out there aimed at protecting children's online privacy and the fcc also says online sites aimed at getting information from kids under 13 they have to have clear language what is being collected and how used and explain parental consent. you have a huge list of all these apps. i don't know if parents know about all of this. >> exactly. the children's online privacy protection act is what you're talking about. best case scenario but when you
think about -- parents are busy and your children are savvy. so when you hand them -- you maybe give them an hour of screen time and say you have an hour of screen time. do with it what you will while i make dinner or do whatever. it's a lot to go back and say let me take a peek what you are actually doing on line and what sort of information you're sharing. a good tip here is you should always be watching what your children are doing on line. peek over their shoulder every once in a while and look at the apps and sit with them the first few times they use it. see what kinds of questions are coming up in the app. what kind of information are they asking for your children and have that conversation with your child about what kind of information they are being asked to share and what they are actually sharing. a lot of it is very dangerous. >> shannon: we'll keep an eye on the lawsuit and see where it goes. disney says they're complying with it. those challenging them maybe don't know what's going on and we'll follow the case. >> bill: thank you.
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♪ watch this don't get mad (bell mnemonic) get e*trade and get invested >> shannon: fox news alert on the escalating tension between the u.s. and north korea. pyongyang threatening to attack the u.s. territory of guam. an estimated 6,000 american troops, three bases there. welcome to a brand-new hour of "america's newsroom." things developing by the moment. i'm shannon bream. >> bill: i'm bill hemmer. good morning. the heated rhetoric coming after the revelation that pyongyang has produced a compact nuclear warhead that could fit possibly on a missile. president trump vowing the u.s. with meet any north korean threat with fire and fury and power and that tough talk sparking condemnation from both sides of the aisle. former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. bill richardson weighed in on that and more last hour.
>> obviously the president has his own style. this is how he acts, how he responds. i don't think he is going to change. but it is a grave threat and this is not a time when we should be partisan. this is a time when we should be bipartisan. i think the president has a chance now to bring the country together on a strategy in dealing with north korea. >> shannon: we've got fox team coverage on this top story. david lee miller live at the u.n. we go to rick leventhal reporting from bridgewater, new jersey where the president is on a working vacation. good morning, rick. >> no public events scheduled yet for president trump. he has been active on twitter this morning with more tough talk and some veiled warnings toward kim jong-un saying he could have as many as 60 nuclear bombs. the president tweeting this morning my first order as president was to renovate on nuclear arsenal. it is stronger and more
powerful than ever before and hopefully we'll never have to use this power but there will never be a time that we are not the most powerful nation in the world. this comes after north korea warned it was carefully examining plans to launch nuclear-tipped missiles at guam, which is home to three u.s. military bases and troops. the president spoke in language the white house says the north korean dictator will understand yesterday. >> president trump: north korea best not make any more threats to the united states. they will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen. he has been very threatening beyond a normal statement. and as i said, they will be met with fire, fury and frankly power the likes of which this
world has never seen before. >> we're told the threat level hasn't been raised on guam, home to a thaad missile defense system along with fighter jets, b-1 bombers and a fleet of fast-attack submarines. we're waiting to find out if or when the white house will hold a briefing for us here with the president in new jersey. no public events schedule today as far as we know. we're keeping a very close eye on the president's twitter account. >> shannon: as are we always. rick leventhal. thank you so much. >> bill: president trump's strong warning to north korea getting a lot of attention including this from senator lindsey graham saying our efforts have simply not worked. >> he is going to pick homeland defense over regional stability and he has to. for 30 years this has failed. this is not a language problem, this is a north korean regime trying to get the capability to strike america. the ultimate insurance policy for regime survivability and no
president should allow this to happen. we failed for 30 years. it's time to try something new. >> bill: david lee miller at his post outside the united nations. what is happening at the security council today with regard to this, david lee? >> it appears, bill, there are shrieks of silence. the security council meeting getting underway. the subject of north korea is not on the agenda. according to the agenda they'll be discussing famine in north africa and recent developments in syria. over the weekend the security council passed a resolution that will cut north korean exports on coal, iron and seafood costing that country about $1 billion. diplomats at the united nations like the rest of the world have been following the war of words between president trump and kim jong-un but no formal comment today. secretary of state rex tillerson made a stopover in guam and while en route he was
asked if americans should be worried. >> i think americans should sleep well at night, have no concerns about this particular rhetoric of the last few days. i think the president again, as commander-in-chief, i think he felt it necessary to issue a very strong statement directly to north korea. >> bill: the u.s. ambassador to the united nations nikki haley said the latest resolution was a strong, united step that would hold north korea accountable. >> bill: we've been down the sanctions road before. why might this be different now, david? >> well, it may not be, bill. that's the big question. so far since 2006 there have been seven resolutions at the united nations imposing sanctions on north korea. while they have a long history of cheating, the success or failure of this latest resolution will greatly depend on what china does.
china is the largest trading partner with north korea. it accounts for 90% of all trade. one interesting statistic according to a recent report during a recent round of sanctions against north korea, bill, trade between china and north korea actually increased by almost 2.7%. another factor to take into consideration is who is going to be hurt by the sanctions? in the past the leadership was insulated from economic hardship and it was the general population that suffered. you might recall that it was the general population who suffered because of a famine and now, bill, there is a significant drought in north korea. the greatest since 2001 and that could also be a factor in the success or failure of these latest sanctions. >> bill: david lee miller on the east river at the u.n. here in manhattan. thanks. >> shannon: let's bring in fox news policy editor chris
stirewalt. this is a true test of the commander-in-chief just months into his administration here. he has faced a lot of tough things. this has to be at the top of the list. >> it is also about building a consensus in washington for action. so it's one thing to be in basically a twitter war with the leader of north korea who we don't know where he rests on the spectrum between rational actor and deranged. the war of words, the taunts and back and forth that exists we'll call that the virtual space. in the real space, which is if you had a war, if you had a conflict with north korea, it could be enormously costly in human lives and the resources of the united states. we fought a war there one time before. china is right there, which as we know has had a military build-up of enormous proportions in the past decade. we have allies around the
region. if it's serious threat and getting ready to build a war with this country, you have to have democrats and republicans that say okay, this is the plan, this could be costly and painful but it is necessary. >> shannon: right now what you have are democrats and republicans telling the president to tone it down. they seem united in that. some of them. we had governor huckabee on moments ago and didn't count it as bipartisan when we threw in john mccain. we'll leave that to him to make that argument. there are domestic things happening. the big senate race in alabama. that is the replacement of jeff sessions who left being a senator to become the attorney general. the man who stepped into that role strange is the senator now. the president endorsed him saying luther strange has done a great job representing the great state of alabama and has my complete and total endorsement. you know there are many other people running down there. some other prominent republicans including congressman mo brooks. he says this i respect president trump but baffled and
disappointed mitch mcconnell and the swamp somehow misled the president to endorsing luther strange. perhaps he is unaware that he wants to keep the senate 60% rule that empowers the democrats to kill the republican and president trump legislative agenda. >> a perfect example how trump and the republican establishment are -- it's like shawshank redemption. they are cuffed together as they're trying to get away from the problems and issues that confront them both. luther strange, yes, is backed by mitch mcconnell and republican establishment but mo brooks backs jeff sessions in president trump's attacks on sessions. mo brooks has i'm sure as you can imagine jeff sessions is even more popular than the popular donald trump in his home state of alabama. mo brooks took his side and
luther strange sides with the president on that one. just like mitch mcconnell and the leadership does. these are the weird counter veiling cross balances that take place in washington that keep president trump and mitch mcconnell and the republican established lashed together. >> shannon: interesting this former alabama supreme court justice moore is down there. one group the biggest political showdown. chuck norris versus donald trump. we'll see how it works out shortly. chris stirewalt. thank you very much. >> bill: coming up senator rob portman from the senate foreign relations committee will be here to talk about this and the rising tensions with north korea. we'll talk to the ohio republican. tax reform, healthcare is on the line and pushing a big deal on human trafficking that is very important. the news of the day coming up with the senator. >> shannon: in the meantime breaking news coming in on another big story out of paris. a suspect crashed his car into a group of soldiers. counter terrorism soldiers. details on that just ahead plus
this. >> you would have to put up a white board to figure it all out. as we're developing this and looking at it, it's a tangled web here that's going on, no question about it. a lot of people are being caught up in that web. >> bill: new details on the loretta lynch meeting with bill clinton on the tarmac. unearthing new details that could come back to haunt the former a.g. we'll talk to jay sekulow live on that coming up. >> shannon: mitch mcconnell says president trump's expectations for congress are way too high. is that a fair assessment? we'll put that to our panel. >> bill: part of the reason i think people feel like we're underperforming is because too many kind of artificial deadlines, unrelated to the reality and complexity of legislating, may not have been fully understood. i don't know why i didn't get screened a long time ago.
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>> bill: there is a fox news alert now. new information on the investigation in the ties between former trump campaign manager paul manafort and his possible contacts with russian officials. reporting from the "washington post" says federal agents raided manafort's home the same morning he voluntarily met with senate staffers late last month. that report in the newspaper citing a source close to the matter reporting agents used a search warrant to seize documents and other materials from his home in alexandria,
virginia. we're working to confirm this report at fox news. when we get more on that we'll pass it to you. 16 minutes now past the hour. >> our new president has not been in this line of work before. and i think had excessive expectations about how quickly things happen in the democratic process. >> shannon: senate majority leader mitch mcconnell pushing back against the notion that congress can't get anything done. he put some blame on the white house accusing the administration of setting unrealistic deadlines. let's bring in joe trippi and kristen soltis anderson. good to see you both this morning. listen, congress now has a rating i think in a poll of 10% approval rating of how they're doing and another part of what mitch mcconnell said. he found it irritating that
congress has the reputation of being a do-nothing body. kristen, is it fair? >> our founding fathers set congress up to be a body that takes a little while for stuff to get through. the senate in particular. so if you like limited government, it's a good thing that politicians can't just snap their fingers and create a new program. however, when you've got a nation with a lot of problems to be solved who have just elected a leader like donald trump who love him or don't love him he was elected because people wanted really big wrecking ball style change, that is, of course, absolutely going to collide with a body that is set up to be more deliberative and take more time. what's funny is the healthcare issue, the first big failure of the trump administration and congress to get a big promise done is that it was actually criticized for being too rushed in some ways. normally congress goes through a variety of different hearings and congress trying to rush the
bill threw. i think trump's expectations aren't well aligned to what congress actually does but i don't blame him for having those expectations. >> shannon: about those expectations secretary price had this to say this morning about where the president may have gotten those expectations. >> the president only has expectations he was told by individuals that were in office at the time that he was running for office and by the constituents across this land. people understand that this isn't working and consequently congress needs to act to move in a direction that allows for patient-centered held care. >> shannon: the flashback to january when the president was sworn in. here is what speaker paul ryan said about how to get things done. >> we have ambitious goals and ambitious time lines. we want to get the laws done in 2017. we aspire to get most of these big things done by the august recess when congress does most of its legislating. >> shannon: we're on recess now and we don't have -- there is a lot waiting for them. who bears the blame?
>> i think there are three reasons. first of all it turns out the business of governing is tougher, more complicated than the business of running your own business. that's something the president has surely should have learned by now and is learning, i think. he wants things to happen the way they happen in his business. if he wants to fire somebody, he can. if he wants to buy a building, he just buys it and it doesn't work that way in the congress. the other problem, though, is that you've got this sort of -- these factions within the republican party both conservative and the more moderate factions can't agree on a whole lot. that's been one of the problems with healthcare. and then on top of that, you have the president's style, which is to always go on the attack. when you have 52 votes in the senate and you can't afford to lose any, or not more than a couple, those attacks start wearing down and you start to
lose votes. that's something -- those attacks even make it tougher for mcconnell to bring those factions, the differing factions together. those three things combined are a recipe for not getting a whole lot done no matter how many promises the president makes or how they fight to make those things happen. >> shannon: listen, the people who voted for the president are sick of the way washington works. he said he would change it. they want to see that happen but the reality is there is a huge behemoth about the way things get done in washington will he change washington or will it change him? >> i think he is trying to change washington i don't think that it's working. i think washington has been doing this -- it's own way for a lot longer. and will be doing it a lot longer beyond the trump administration. i want to disagree with one thing joe said, the idea trump having the angry style made it harder for mcconnell to get it
passed. when it comes to more moderate members of the congress absolutely. donald trump could have made life miserable for folks like ted cruz and rand paul for the folks on the right side of the caucus who put up a fight and made the senate bill change so it couldn't pass. he could have made life tougher for them and he didn't. >> shannon: we have to leave it there. great to see you both. >> bill: in a moment a crisis that strikes across the country. president trump vowing to end the nation's opioid epidemic. dr. marc siegel on the solution to solving this terrible crisis killing tens of thousands every year. >> president trump: we'll do our jobs. we have experts and people who want to beat this horrible situation that's happened to our country and we will. we will win. we have no alternative. we have to win for our youth.
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>> shannon: french authorities arrested a man in an attack that injured six soldiers that happened in a paris suburb when police say a driver ran over the soldiers with a bmw. police arrested the suspect on a highway north of paris. he was injured in a shoot-out with those officers. >> fully engaged on a tragedy that is across -- crossing the country. the president understands the magnitude of this challenge, how devastating it is. how it's devastated individuals and families and communities large and small. >> bill: a big deal now. secretary tom price acknowledging president trump's concern about a national opioid crisis. how do we solve this? we'll bring in dr. marc siegel.
professor of medicine. good morning to you. you wrote a piece called opioid, prevention, treatment and recovery. a lot of great information. i want to quote the president from yesterday. the best way to prevent drug addiction is to prevent people from abusing drugs in the first place. if they don't start they don't have a problem. >> the president is right on that. those are powerful words. we have to start by not causing the problem in the first place. bill, the cdc says in 2015 doctors wrote 259 million prescriptions for opioids. that's enough for a bottle of opioids for you and me. if we're giving out that many painkillers and doctors prescribing that many painkillers, are they always appropriate? they aren't always appropriate. opioids, the more you give the higher risk of addiction. the longer you're on it, the higher risk of addiction.
if you had surgery, does somebody need to give you 150 pills and say call me if you have a problem? there is a saying in medicine. staying ahead of pain. well, i don't believe in staying ahead of pain and i also want to know what the cause of the pain is. if you have a back problem. is it a muscle spasm? is it something that needs opioids? are doctors being educated enough? another important statistic. 4 out of 5 heroin users started with prescription opioids written by a doctor. >> bill: that's remarkable. 91 people die every day from an opioid overdose. 650,000 opioid prescriptions per day in the united states. why is it so many? why is it as a doctor so easy? >> people will say it's because pharmaceutical companies mried us with too many. people will say we don't have
enough restrictions. i think it's lack of education because doctors don't realize what they're doing enough. i don't think they've looked enough at this issue of exposure and right now states are starting to mandate education for physicians. i had to take education in new york state to be reliesensed. do i need -- it made me reflect on it. a patient may come in and put pressure on you to prescribe. >> bill: you are making the case that states need to reeducate the doctors about the dangers of this addiction? >> states, yes, also i think the drug enforcement agency has a role and i think the fda has a role. the fda is looking at this issue of how long they should allow you to get a prescription for it. maybe it's seven days. what's the purpose of the prescription? i want to get to the underlying medical problem. i don't want to throw a
medication at it. >> bill: smart. you conclude by saying doctors must think carefully each time we write a prescription for pain. >> it's our license on the line and patients' health on the line. that's how to squash it. good to see you. >> bill: what's next? >> shannon: the trump administration's determination to tackle the problem of illegal immigration in the u.s. signs of progress. we'll take a look at the numbers next. >> bill: also in a moment fox news alert escalating stand-off with north korea continues. despite the heated rhetoric from both sides, secretary of state rex tillerson says the u.s. strategy is working and no reason for americans to be worried. rob portman next on that. first here is secretary of state tillerson en route to gum earlier today. >> the president wanted to be clear to the north korean regime that the u.s. unquestionable ability to defend itself. it was important he deliver
>> shannon: we're just getting confirmation through john roberts at the white house about a raid on paul manafort's home. his connection to the trump campaign and allegations he is connected to russia and inappropriate and potentially illegal ways. we have a quote on the record saying fbi agents executed a search warrants as one of his residences. he has cooperated with law enforcement and other serious inquiries and did so on this occasion as well. it appears to be someone representing him. paul manafort in this process. the raid at his home we're told things were taken that may be of relevance to the ongoing investigations into russia. more on that as we get it. >> i think publicly we've been pretty clear in our statements directed at north korea as to what we would like to see
happen and to make clear to them that we do not seek to be a threat to them but we have to respond to the serious threats that they make towards us. >> bill: this is yet again the story of the day. rex tillerson en route to guam and the escalating stand-off between u.s. a north korea. americans should rest easy, that was tillerson's message in the interview. ohio senator rob portman. republican. member of the senate foreign relations committee back home in ohio. thank you for your time today. i have a number of topics to go through. let's see how we do. first on north korea. what is the right message for americans now? >> i think tillerson has it right. ronald reagan says peace through strength. the president and tillerson have both indicated we'll respond and respond forcefully. in the meantime opening the door to dialogue. i think it's the right message. the way we solve this thing is to get not just the countries in the region but the international community working as one to put pressure on north
korea. that's why the u.n. sanctions are so important. but frankly the u.n. sanctions only stop $1 billion of the $3 billion in trade. we have legislation to go further. it is called stopping the enabling north korea accountability act. it focuses on china. they have about 80% of the trade with north korea. i think we need to really tighten up the noose and need to be sure the sanctions are put in place properly at the u.n. there is actual implementation by russia and china but we go further and say if you do business with north korea, you can't do business with us and you can't do business with our financial institutions. that's our most effective leverage. >> bill: your message there is results but not activity. you need china to act. i'm stunned that north korea can export $3 billion worth and bring in $3 billion worth of revenue every year. when you think how many decades later we are in this crisis, that's still possible. how? >> you're absolutely right.
you think about it during the last eight years in the obama administration and frankly before that we were not effective at stopping north korea, let's be honest. they've been moved with missile nuclear weapons technology. we have not had the effective sanctions on north korea. so the u.n. vote is significant. we have to be sure it's properly implemented. that's been a problem in the past. we need to go further. one example of the u.n. is prior they had a cap on coal exports, the number one export from north korea. now they have a ban all together. that's a good thing. let's be sure it is properly enforced and take the next step and focus on particularly the chinese company that continue to do business and provide dual technology to north korea, some is commercial and some goes into the nuclear weapons program. >> bill: results at not activity. we'll watch that. a couple other topics. obamacare an issue out there. it failed two weeks ago. these are the insurers withdrawing from some of the obamacare marketplaces. it's a long list from aetna,
united healthcare, a to u on the screen here. we talk about tax reform and whether you take another crack at obamacare when you come back after august recess. we found the poll from cbs news. it's a stunner. the question went out to people how do you feel about congress and whether or not they're getting much done? the top line on the level of frustration. gop 84%. democrats 61. independents 77%. how much damage to a party if voters are not convinced you can govern? >> i think it's important that we show we can govern and specifically we have a great opportunity before us on tax reform. we have a broken tax code, everybody knows that. the ability to simplify the tax code and corporate taxes is an opportunity before us. i hope we can do it in a bipartisan way. the last big tax reform in 1986
was bipartisan. if we can't, though, we have to figure out a way to move forward as a party. it's too important. >> bill: do you think the president had excessive expectations? >> no, look. i think the president's expectations was we would work together to get these things done and we haven't had a lot of buy in from the democrats. that's too bad. we have to get them done. by the way on healthcare reform we cannot give up. you see what's happening as you just mentioned in the individual market all around the country. here in ohio as you know we were already experiencing that. insurance companies leaving. prices skyrocketing, 100% increase in the individual market. no one can afford that. we have to be able to walk and chew gum at the same time. i'm not giving up. we have to repeal obamacare and replace it with something better. if we just repeal it, by the way, more insurance companies will leave and -- we have to get it done. >> bill: apologize for the
interruption. you voted yes, are you pledging today that this issue is not dead and will be repealed and replaced? >> yes, yes. in fact, i've talked to two house members this week and i plan to talk to others to figure out how we ensure we can replace this with something that works better. the numbers and companies you've just listed here, a number of companies leaving states all together t counties that will have no insurance company. the rates going up dramatically for small business and individuals, it can't continue. there is already an implosion and we need to act. >> bill: sir, you're pushing new legislation on human trafficking. what is your -- what is your effort centered around when you talk about this website that you believe now has been found guilty of such heinous crimes around the world? >> bill, it's both simple and tragic. there has been a sharp increase
in sex trafficking, human trafficking and everyone who has looked at it comes up with the same conclusion. it's moved from the street corner to the smartphone which is what sex traffic victim survivors have told me. it's online and very efficient and a heinous crime, as you say. when individuals who have been trafficked and when prosecutors try to go after these websites and the biggest one is called back page.com. they have 80% of the commercial sex traffic. they're blocked. they're blocked by a provision of federal law which gives immunity to these entities facilitating sex trafficking. that's wrong. what we're doing is congress is coming up with a very narrow change in the law to say look, if you are knowingly assisting, facilitating, supporting sex trafficking you are subject to prosecution like anybody else would be whether you're online or not. >> bill: as it should be. >> that's a simple way to actually stop some of this
exploitation of girls and women online. it is a horrible crime and continuing today at bigger and bigger numbers. here in ohio where you're from it's unbelievable in this century we're seeing selling human beings online. >> bill: i want to wish you the best of luck on that. it's the right cause. and your head and heart is in the right place as it is too on the opioid crisis which has hit ohio so hard. sir, thank you for your time. rob portman in cincinnati, ohio. hope you come back soon. >> shannon: there is new information coming to light now about former attorney general loretta lynch's infamous meeting with president clinton. why she was using an email alias to discuss the private chat on the tarmac. >> bill: monster truck owner doing what he can to help drivers in floodwaters. that's one way to get out of there, isn't it? >> i had a buddy of mine called me and said there were cars
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>> shannon: a lawsuit against the department of justice revealed that former attorney general loretta lynch used an email alias to conduct doj official business. it was discovered through the american center for law and justice for freedom of information from the justice department looking into the tarmac meeting lynch and former president clinton. they released more than 400 emails related to that meeting. jay sekulow, jay, if i remember correctly the first time you put in that request months ago you were told there were no documents responsive to that request. >> correct, the first thing we did we sent document requests, one to the f.b.i., one to the department of justice. the f.b.i. document request response was there are no documents responsive to your request. they just said there were no documents. the department of justice
didn't even respond back last year when we did this in the summer. and we ended up filing a federal lawsuit in october. well, we got -- the court ordered the production of documents and here they are. it's about 420 pages. we're still by the way doing a full analysis of this. what's fascinating three things right off the top. number one, despite the f.b.i.'s protests to the contrary there is email exchanges between the f.b.i. and the department of justice so when the f.b.i. said there were no documents that wasn't correct. number two, that the f.b.i.'s senior counsel and chief of staff to james comey was in the loop on this whole discussion of how they were going to handle this unusual event of the former president of the united states meeting with the then current attorney general loretta lynch while his wife, the former secretary of state also the democratic nominee for president was about to be questioned by the f.b.i. in
relation to the email scandal that following weekend. besides learning the attorney general had an alias we do know it reached the f.b.i., the department of justice. and the department of justice went as high as the attorney general and the f.b.i. at least to the chief of staff to james comey and we now have an email that goes from the department of justice to the white house, to the press secretary there. by the way, then, the press secretary throws the whole thing back to the department of justice saying they aren't aware of anything. they were given the talking points to give a comment on. now the talking points have been redacted. we'll go back to court for those. this is just by the way phase one of what we'll get and it tells you the initial interactions here. we've also learned and again we're analyzing a lot of information here trying to check out who the people are on these emails. one of the individuals on the emails, shannon, it was a
senior counselor to attorney general lynch. last name is herwig. she was the senior counsel to loretta lynch and previously served in the white house counsel's office. now she is the deputy counsel to senator dianne feinstein and it's her committee along with senator grassley's judiciary committee that are investigating the loretta lynch investigation and the sietion on the tarmac. her former lawyer is now the lawyer for the ranking member of that committee. so there you have it. >> shannon: you uncovered a lot of things we didn't know that you wouldn't have known if these documents weren't turned off. you talked about fighting the redactions. do you think you will have success so the blacked out material you will have clarity on that? >> i really do because i could show you what it looks like. this is the talking points. so we know who sent them but what we don't know is what's in
them. she made statements. loretta lynch made statements after the fact. what we'll do is really simple. we're going back in and sending a request to the court for those redacted statements. i think we'll get them. there is no basis they should have withheld them in the first place. i suspect we'll get them and then we'll take all this information and hand it over in a chronology over to the senate judiciary committee conducting the investigation. >> shannon: they're a busy committee these days. jay, we'll keep up on what you find and let us know when you get that next shipment or drop of these documents. thanks, jay. >> bill: pretty quick reading. >> shannon: you have to dig through. yeah. the black spots are done, next page. >> bill: jon scott is coming up next on "happening now." let's see what's happening there. >> i'm doing well. speed reading is what you call it with the redactions.
president trump issues a stark warning to north korea maybe sending a message to china as well. yesterday he said we would meet north korean threats with fire and fury. today he is tweeting about the u.s. arsenal. north korea response with a threat against the u.s. territory of guam. we have live fox news team coverage. plus analysis of the growing crisis and today breaking news on the russia investigation. we'll have it for you on "happening now." >> bill: a lot going on, jon, thanks. see you in 10 minutes. president trump's vow to enforce the nation's immigration policies backed up now by a new report that breaks down the number of deportations and the number of court cases. we'll have that for you next.
six months what compared to the same period a year ago. we're live on the story in l.a. and why the change in numbers. good morning. >> bill, the numbers are backing up the president's rhetoric. more illegal immigrants are being ordered to leave and fewer are being allowed the stay. new numbers show those who left voluntarily or ordered to leave by a judge increased 31% from 43 to 57,000. under president obama many illegals here children here and parents of u.s. residents were allowed to stay. that number is dropping 21% from 20,000 in the first six months of last year to just 16,000 this year. an increase in judges, and those in prison closer to the border is one reason why. >> we've also revitalized the institutional hearing program that brings immigration judges to prison facilities to adjudicate the immigration status of criminal alien inmates while they're incarcerated.
this results in much quicker deportation after these criminals serve out their prison sentences here in the united states. >> and bill what other dramatic change. prosecutorial description under president obama allowed 2,400 illegal immigrants a month to stay in the u.s. if they didn't have a serious felony or conviction. under president trump that has dropped to fewer than 100. >> bill: what is happening at the border itself? >> apprehensions at the border is one metric we use. after the election arrivals went to a trickle. that's beginning to bump up. in the rio grande valley they went from 1,000 arrests a day to fewer than 100. well, now that is inching back up to 400 apprehensions a day. almost all central american women and children. one group yesterday was 83 they caught. other sectors aren't quite as dramatic. the number of illegals caught at the border is up about 2,000 over the previous month.
>> shannon: of modern or cowboy getting buck wild at a burger joint. the man's girlfriend apparently filming his song an end dance routine there. yeah, the manager is not real happy. the manager is requesting that customers please leave their horses outside. >> bill: there was no alcohol involved. >> shannon: it was just singing and dancing. >> bill: you can leave your booze outside too.
>> shannon: it's kind of entertaining, but it's ill-advised. >> bill: the news continues and will keep you posted. don't move anywhere, we'll see you tomorrow. "happening now" starts now. >> jon: a fox news alert on escalating threats following a dramatic fall out that the rogue nation is now a nuclear power. coming to you, i'm jon scott. >> melissa: and i'm alyssa francis. tweeting the u.s. nuclear arsenal is a far stronger and more powerful than ever before. this, hours after warning the rogue nation to stop the threats or face fire and fury, but kim jong-un is not backing down and after the report that the north miniaturized a nuclear warhead to fit inside its missiles. now he's saying his country