tv Special Report With Bret Baier FOX News September 14, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm PDT
success. space x has pulled off more than a dozen booster landings including one last week in florida. the company is working towards bringing astronauts to space. i am trace gallagher inverse shepard smith. "special report" starts now. >> bret: this is a fox news alert. i am bret baier, coming to you from fox news world headquarters in new york. serious questions about how and why the obama administration's national security advisor was able to get the names of trump transition team members under surveillance. first, deal or no deal. a public spat between the president and the top democrats over what if anything they have agreed to about young illegal immigrants and tougher border security. we begin with kevin corke starting us off. good evening. >> good evening. deal or no deal indeed.
announcing today the white house and democrats were close to a deal on daca. the president made certain to emphasize no deal would happen without increased border security and ultimately a border wall between the u.s. and mexico. even the hint of a possible deal on daca set off alarm bells among conservatives. >> we'll only do it if we get extreme security, if we get not only surveillance but everything that goes along with surveillance. and ultimately we have to have the wall. if we don't have a wall, we are doing nothing. >> even after the president in florida strongly emphasized a border wall between the u.s. and mexico would be built, word of a possible deal with democrats on daca had long since sparked a major political firestorm in washington. it began late last night when the associated press reported democrats had announced a deal with the president that would include border security but no wall. that led to an avalanche of tweets from leading conservatives accusing the president of caving on his
promise to fight illegal immigration. punctuated by iowa republican congressman steve king since deleted tweet that read "if ap is correct, trump base is blown up, destroyed, irreparable and dissolution to be on repair. no promises credible." this morning, the president suggested the ap got it wrong writing: "no deal was made last night on daca. massive border security would have to be agreed to in exchange for consent. would be subject to vote." he seemed to buoy hope among democrats that a compromise could be in the offing, tweetin tweeting: "does anybody really want to throw out good, educated and accomplished young people who have jobs, some serving in the military? really!" on capitol hill, leaders from both sides had differing views on how the conversation played out on daca. last night's white house gathering. democrats seem to revel in the g.o.p.'s intraparty fight. >> details will matter.
but it was a very, very positive step for the president to commit to daca protections without insisting on the inclusion of or even a debate about the border wall. >> there is no agreement. the president and chief of staff called me today to discuss what was discussed. it was a discussion, not agreement or negotiation. >> we will break the cycle of amnesty and illegal immigration. we will break the cycle. there will be no amnesty. >> then candidate donald trump made the border while his top priority, a promise he is touted repeatedly since becoming president. to the delight of his many supporters. a promise he acknowledged today could be delayed but not denied. >> there will be no amnesty. >> as you can imagine, white house officials are coming out strongly tonight.
they insist any discussion about dreamers or daca, border security or the wall are all going to be have to be fleshed out by lawmakers making conversations like last night's a prelude for what lies ahead. >> bret: kevin corke. thank you. more on this in a moment. national security advisor for then president obama is explaining why she felt it was necessary to learn the names of trump advisors who were present at a meeting with the middle eastern diplomat lace -- late t year. many are saying susan rice crossed the line and that there's more to the story. here's catherine herridge. >> senior capitol hill soares told fox news susan rice offered "vast and varied explanations" for requesting the names of trump transition team members. returning from florida, president trump said the
so-called unmasking of his team was wrong. >> what she did was wrong. we've been saying that. >> the source said rice told lawmakers she was bothered by a meeting reportedly between jared kushner, steve bannon, incoming national security advisor mike flynn, and the united arab emirates crown prince. rice said they had asked for a meeting with president obama and canceled. then they came to see the trump team. a former intelligence official disputed the characterization. there was no immediate comment from the united arab emirates embassy. rice's explanation appears to back up devin nunes' allegations that the names were improperly revealed. in an interview, rice denied knowledge. >> i know nothing about this.
i was surprised to see reports from chairman nunes on that. >> in an interview on msnbc, rice insisted unmasking requests were aboveboard. >> the allegations that somehow obama administration officials utilized intelligence for political purposes, that's false. >> after devin nunes issued subpoenas by rice, john brennan and samantha power who allegedly made hundreds, devin nunes wrote to dan coats that the possible motivation was to "achieve partisan political purposes. multiple sources say they found rice's explanation dubious. the obama national security team and former attorney general lynch. >> bret: thank you.
let's get the latest on that investigation that ended with james comey exonerating hillary clinton last july. >> speaking to fox, lindsey graham threatened to subpoena the former fbi director. >> there is so much to be determined. comey needs to come back. what was his real reason for clearing hillary clinton? had he made up his mind before he even talked to her? >> i ask you yes or no. will you subpoena him question mexico i would. >> one source told fox they would like to see comey come back before the end of october. >> bret: harvard is getting a lot of heat for hiring chelsea manning. >> u.s. army soldier turned felon who gave wikileaks thousands of classified records will take on a roll at harvard's
john f. kennedy school of government according to their website. she speaks on the social, technological, economic ramifications of artificial intelligence. as a trans woman, she advocates for queer and transgender right rights. >> bret: thank you. let's talk about the unmasking issue and the potential daca deal with judge andrew napolitano. bill mcgurn. thanks for being here. the unmasking thing. not a lot of coverage. it's a big story. >> it's a huge story, consistent with the president's allegations and the unmasking seems to have occurred at about the same time portions of the transcript of a
telephone conversation between mike flynn, president-elect donald trump's national security advisor and vladimir kislyak. that's almost the linchpin that started the ball rolling to what's going on between the russians and the trump people. on top of that, i don't want to bury the lead. the lead is susan rice new and presumably president obama knew that president-elect trump and his people were being surveilled in trump tower before he was president. >> a lot of people washington owed devin nunes an apology. when he came out with the charge that senior obama officials were unmasking members of the trump campaign, he was treated as a kook and he's been proved right. susan rice said she knew nothing
about it, nothing. now she is saying it's because she was interested -- she. you get classified reports with names redacted. you pretty much know this is going to be a trump campaign official. you don't know which one it is when you get it, but this is unmasking. the idea they are going to let her off the hook for this flimsy answer in the american people have to ask, are we comfortable with these facts of senior people in one administration looking in on people in the incoming administration. >> they should be a subject matter first -- for special col robert mueller. trying to make it look like there was involvement. >> bret: lawmakers are calling for the investigation to
continue. i want to turn to the daca deal, no deal, whatever it is. the democrats believe they have the president agreeing to this. steve bannon on "60 minutes" over the weekend. >> i am worried about losing the house because of daca. my fear is with the six months downrange, if we have another huge -- if this goes all the way down to its logical conclusion in february and march, it will be a civil war inside the republican party that will be every bit as vitriolic as 2013. to me, doing that in the springboard of primary season for 2018 is extremely unwise. >> bret: it's not maybe full-blown civil war but ann coulter is not holding back. >> i think the president behaved sensibly. the first he did right is return the issue to congress. this was an unconstitutional use of executive authority.
even president obama knows that because he is a former constitutional law professor who said he didn't have the power before he exerted it. i think a lot of people are unrealistic. we can have tighter border security, a wall, all sorts of things. unrealistic to expect we are going to expel these people who came here as children, didn't make the decision themselves and are now integrated in different parts. the question is always what's the trade-off? what will the president get for that in congress? >> bret: there's a lot of people on the right to are invested in this immigration issue talking about this but they are are also people saying this president is doing deals, and that's not a bad thing. >> i was originally angry when jeff sessions made the announcement. i thought the timing was terrible. i thought it would impair the ability of daca people here, young adults who came as
children. fearful of seeking government aid in a moment of life and death in houston. but i think the president was up to something. i think the timing was significant. i think he did this for the reason you articulated. the fifth circuit court of appeals has found it unconstitutional, basically saying you want these people who are americanized to stay here. i want something in return. that's what he's going to try to get. >> bret: we will see where it goes. thank you. president trump says the disaster from hurricane irma could've been much worse. the president was in southwest florida today to get a firsthand look at damage from the second major hurricane to hit this country in two weeks. mike tobin was there and has the story. >> president trump lending a hand during a visit to the hard-hit naples the state park today. >> don't forget a sandwich. >> promising the full support of the administration. >> we are there for you 100%. i'll be back here numerous time
times. >> across town at another trailer park, folks are hoping the promises come their way. >> they didn't say nothing to us. they put the red tags on and laughed. >> many trailers marked with tags left by officials notifying them their homes have been condemned. >> this is our home. where are we going to be going? >> they say the only aid they received came from the first baptist church and a local furniture store. many parts of the state are still in need of the basics. the florida department of health urged residents to boil water in dozens of counties. 2.5 million floridians are waiting for electricity. >> your power is going on as we speak. it's going way ahead of schedule, weeks ahead of schedule. much of it, most of it outside the keys where we have a special
problem but we are working hard. >> 75% of homes without power in the keys. today a florida power & light official warned customers to wait could last at least another week. >> we are going into neighborhoods and in some cases house by house. the last part of the restoration is the hardest part. if it's manual, it's time-consuming. >> some without electricity are society's most vulnerable. a day after eight patients at a rehabilitation center died amid the loss of air-conditioning. >> i am extremely upset. words, there are no words. >> 64 nursing ups across the state are still without power prompting evacuations like you're at the williamsburg landing nursing home located north of fort lauderdale. detectives on the scene at the rehabilitation center in hollywood hills executed a search warrant. >> we are looking into the temperature inside the facility,
the staffing inside the facility. and all of the conditions inside the facility. >> overall, trump saying the death toll is unfortunate but smaller than expectations. >> it was a small number. people thought thousands and thousands of people they have their lives. >> things are improving. florida power & light says power has been restored to all critical hospitals in the state. at the staging area, power poles waiting to be off-loaded, replacing those stamped by the storm. little comfort to the customers in collier county opening that the visit of the president will speed things up. >> bret: mike tobin, thanks. this is a fox news alert. south korea's media services north korea has just fired off another missile believed to be
one ballistic missile. it's at the missile traveled eastward from pyongyang. that would send her toward japan. they missile launch comes hours after north korea threatened to sink japan into the sea with a nuclear weapon. we are just getting worried that japan has issued an emergency alert for this launch, warning residents to seek shelter immediately. again, we are getting word of a missile launch out of north korea. we will bring you details and a live report from south korea in a moment. three of the five will be with us later on the panel and up next president trump makes a decision about the iran nuclear deal. but there will still be pain. it comes when your insurance company says they'll only pay three-quarters of what it takes to replace it. what are you supposed to do? drive three-quarters of a car? now if you had liberty mutual new car replacement™, you'd get your whole car back. i guess they don't want you driving around on three wheels.
smart. with liberty mutual new car replacement™, we'll replace the full value of your car. liberty stands with you™. liberty mutual insurance. it's a highly contagious disease that can be really serious... especially for my precious new grandchild. it's whooping cough. every family member, including those around new babies, should talk to their doctor or pharmacist about getting vaccinated. 3 toddlers won't stop him.. and neither will lower back pain. because at a dr. scholl's kiosk he got a recommendation for our custom fit orthotic to relieve his foot, knee, or lower back pain, from being on his feet. dr. scholl's. born to move. this is a story about mail and packages. and it's also a story about people. people who rely on us every day to deliver their dreams they're handing us more than mail they're handing us their business and while we make more e-commerce deliveries to homes than anyone else in the country, we never forget...
it's the one pentagon official says russia is underreporting the number of troops taking part in a military exercise. russia says it has 5500 personnel. western officials believe the actual number could be 100,000. the drills begin tonight. russia is stating it's not threatening anyone. two turbo military training accidents to tell you about in the u.s. eight special operation personnel injured today in an explosion at fort bragg. 15 marines were hurt when their amphibious assault vehicle caught fire at camp pendleton in california. five remain in critical condition. more u.s. troops have been killed in training this year than in combat in afghanistan. president trump will extend sanctions relief to iran as part of its nuclear deal with the west. ideal candidate trump called a disaster. the decision comes in despite of the president's desire to pull out of the iran agreement.
rich edson has the latest from the state department. >> the trump administration is staying in the iran nuclear deal, though warned it could withdraw and announced a new round of punishment for iran's activities outside the agreement. secretary of state rex tillerson says iran is clearly in default of the expectations of the deal. >> president trump has made it clear to those of us helping him develop this policy that we must take into account the totality of iranian threats. not just iran's nuclear capabilities. as one piece of our posture towards iran. >> meeting the deadline, the trump administration will continue suspending certain sanctions. that keeps the u.s. in the deal. the treasury department announced additional sanctions against nearly a dozen for supporting iran's islamic revolutionary guard corps, ballistic missile program, and cyber attacks. >> whatever happens with the
nuclear deal, the commitment you see from the administration is to go after those destabilizing sources. >> the administration faces a series of deadlines and decisions on whether to stay in the agreement. the next one is october 15. whether to certify iran is complying with the bulk of the deal. it's already done so twice. president trump is called it the worst deal ever come of the walking away would allow iran to fully resume its nuclear program and blame the u.s. for scrapping the deal. with these new sanctions, the trump administration says it will continue punishing iran for its aggression outside its nuclear program. while staying in compliance with the nuclear agreement. >> the missile tests, the activity of the xian shia mili. >> senior administration officials say the president is considering his options.
whether to stay in the nuclear agreement. the official says the president will make his decision soon. >> bret: breaking news, north korea firing another missile. we are getting word from the japanese government that the missile appears to have passed over japan into the pacific. after japan told its citizens to take shelter. any early reaction from the administration? what have they been saying today? >> the secretary of state is traveling from london where he was meeting with his counterparts. this would be the second missile launch from north korea in a manner of a month now. this is something the secretary of state has pushed the pressure campaign with the administration on china. the u.s. tried to get an oil embargo through the u.n. security council. that was watered down and the secretary earlier today that it's going to be difficult to get an oil embargo against north korea through the u.n. security council buddies calling on china to do so alone.
he's directing them because of their supplies, all of north korea's oil and he's hopeful china will decide on their own to take it upon themselves to use that very powerful tool to crack down on north korea. >> bret: rich edson live at the state department. thank you. as we get more news, we will tell you. north korea firing another missile. yesterday in the interview with the treasury secretary steven mnuchin, he said an executive order has been drafted to go after all those trade with north korea including china. possibly cutting off trade with china, according to the treasury secretary yesterday. we'll get more details. still ahead, we will go live to south korea. greg palkot is there. here's what some of our fox affiliates around the country are covering tonight. fox in seattle, city council president is sworn in as mayor. this follows the resignation of
democrat ed murray after a fifth man accused him of molestation years ago. marie has denied the allegations but says his resignation is in the city's best interest. portland, the eagle creek fire could be fully contained by the end of the month. the blaze began september 2nd. it's currently 70% contained. it covers about 30,000 acres. more than 900 fire personnel are working the scene. this is a live look at denver from fox 31. one of the big stories they are tonight, a colorado route selected as finalist for the hyper loop high-speed transportation network. the proposed path runs through cheyenne, wyoming, pueblo, colorado, goes between those cities. it's 1 of 10 finalist. the technology puts passengers and cargo into a pod with gradual acceleration and elevation through a low pressure tube.
the pod would glided airline speeds, cutting the time between denver and vail to 9 minutes. that's tonight's live look outside the beltway from "special report." we'll be right back. a langoustine is a tiny kind of lobster. a slight shellfish allergy rules that out, plus my wife ordered the langoustine. i will have chicken tenders and tater tots. if you're a ref, you way over-explain things. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance you switch to geico. sir, we don't have tater tots. it's what you do. i will have nachos!
[radi♪ alarm] julie is living with metastatic breast cancer, which is breast cancer that has spread to other parts of her body. she's also taking prescription ibrance with an aromatase inhibitor, which is for postmenopausal women with hormone receptor- positive her2- metastatic breast cancer as the first hormonal based therapy. ♪ ibrance plus letrozole was significantly more effective at delaying disease progression versus letrozole. and ibrance plus letrozole shrunk tumors in over half of these patients. patients taking ibrance can
develop low white blood cell counts, which may cause serious infections that can lead to death. before taking ibrance, tell your doctor if you have fever, chills, or other signs of infection liver or kidney problems, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or plan to become pregnant. common side effects include low red blood cell and low platelet counts... ...infections, tiredness, nausea, sore mouth, abnormalities in liver blood tests, diarrhea, hair thinning or loss, vomiting, rash, and loss of appetite. julie calls it her "new" normal. because a lot has changed, but a lot hasn't. ask your doctor about ibrance, the number-one-prescribed, fda-approved oral combination treatment for hr+/her2- mbc.
>> bret: a real-life david versus goliath story. three churches in texas taking on the federal emergency management agency over relief money for hurricane harvey damage. >> churches, synagogues, and mosques became shelters in the storm as harvey and irma ravaged texas and florida and the caribbean. volunteers clocked tens of thousands of hours to help victims. what happens when the places of worship are the victims? >> you are looking at damage to anywhere from their sanctuaries to their roofs blown off.
>> three churches are suing fema challenging the policy that bans houses of worship for applying for relief as nonprofits simply because they are religious. this church suffered flooding and damage. "faith doesn't keep us from helping others and we are not sure why it keeps fema from helping us." >> nonprofits of any kind that provide services to their communities are allowed to apply. when you have these first responders still there once the government leaves, doesn't it seem weird that the government is discriminating against them? >> president trump seem to agree. he tweeted: "churches from texas should be -- the laws not clear.
churches are basing their case on the supreme court decision granting trinity lutheran church public funds. in that case, the funds were used for secular purposes. >> the question is, can they get the money and rebuild their facilities? then the money would be going to help worship, not to help people from not getting skinned knees on a playground. >> the attorney says fema could change the policy today if it wanted. we reached out to fema and they cannot comment. >> bret: thank you. president trump says middle-class taxpayers will get the biggest benefit from tax reform. not the rich. >> the wealthy americans are not my priority. my priority are people in the middle class, and that's where we are giving the big tax
reduction. >> raise rates on the wealthiest? >> i don't think we'll have to do that but this is not to benefit the wealthy. this is to benefit the middle class and to benefit companies where they are going to be producing jobs. >> bret: the president is encouraging congress to work quickly to get him a tax reform bill to sign. next day for the markets. dow rose 45. another record high, s&p 500 loss 3, nasdaq down 31. federal trade commission is the latest agency to announce an investigation into the facts security breach. information from 143 million americans was accessed or stolen in the hackberry the ftc joins the consumer financial protection bureau. nearly 40 states wanting some answers from equifax. multiple reports tonight that north korea has fired another missile reportedly traveled
east. the japanese government is saying it flew over japan traveling with -- jim mattis was interviewing the head of -- the interview was abruptly ende ended. a general asked his staff if something had happened we will get a live report greg palkot. north korea firing this missile, another threat from the north koreans as the administration is trying to figure out how best to deal with this threat from the nuclear north. what was agreed to, if anything, between president trump and democratic leaders on immigration, daca. we will ask a special panel from "the five" here in new york after a quick break.
what comes to mind when you think about healthcare?se. understanding your options? or, if you're getting the care you need? at aarpadvantages.com, you can find helpful information about healthcare options. leaving you more time to think about more important things. like not having to think about healthcare at all. surround yourself with healthy advantages at aarpadvantages.com/health.
>> bret: this is a fox news alert. north korea has fired off another missile headed toward japan. japanese government saying it went over japan into the pacific. let's go to greg palkot in seoul, south korea, . >> we are getting information from a variety of sources. it appears this projectile, this missile launched from the area around pyongyang, the capital of north korea, a little bit before 7:00 a.m. local time. that would be about a half an hour ago. it flew eastward, and by all accounts, and crossed the sea of japan and crossed the hokkaido islands, the northern island of the archipelago of japan. this is the second time this sort of trajectory has occurred with missiles coming from
north korea in recent weeks. it has alarmed japan. it has called individual citizens to go to shelters. we have seen that happen before in the last blast. we do not know whether this is an intermediate blast, an intercontinental ballistic missile. there was some speculation a flattened trajectory launch could be made from north korea. it would have to fly over japan to reach its goal. if it was flattened, a launching of a missile, it could go deeper into the pacific. we are waiting on that now. all of this is happening while north korea, very busy with its own rhetoric, its own talking not just about the united states but about japan during the day. let's take a listen to what's been said today.
>> kim jong un's regime launched more rhetoric. state media saying pyongyang ought to use its nuclear weapons to reduce the u.s. to ashes and darkness. u.s. ally japan should be sunken into the sea. japanese prime minister abe on a visit to india stood his ground. >> translator: the whole of the international community must implement the security council resolution, and forced north korea to change his policy. >> secretary of state tillerson in london also promoted the u.n. resolution. he called on north korea ally china to do more. >> i am hopeful china, a great country, a world power, will decide on their own and we'll take it upon themselves to use that very powerful tool of oil supply to persuade north korea to reconsider its current path
towards weapons development. >> in seoul, some are more pessimistic. >> i don't think there's anyway to stop them now. no way. >> leading analyst thinks the north will resist sanctions. >> they want to get to the point where they have a sufficient number of their into intercontinental ballistic missiles destroying a sufficient number of american citizens. >> talking there about north korea building up an arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles that could hit the united states. we don't know exactly what this missile was that was launched from pyongyang in the direction of japan over that come into the pacific. it's part of this ongoing very active missile testing program we've seen from north korea
coupled with the test a short while ago of a nuclear device. it's an arsenal that's beginning to be reckoned with. >> bret: the last missile test was late august and classified as an intermediate range ballistic missile flying over japan, that same area, that island you mentioned, hokkaido island. there were u.s. marines training on the island at the time when the missile flew over. they were not in danger, we were told by the pentagon. i want to ask about south korea's reaction and if their response is changed in recent days as north korea has become more aggressive. >> japan and south korea have become more aggressive towards this. we heard from japanese minister abe today demanding the u.n. security council resolution be implemented, criticizing some very strong rhetoric we had heard talking about japan
being sunk into the sea this morning on state media. may be a hint of what was to come, just about 24 hours later. japan getting tougher. south korea getting tougher. we have been watching the government here much more saber rattling, more military exercises. they realize they have a regional defense issue they are dealing with just as the u.s. deals with a longer-range threat. >> bret: greg palkot live in south korea on this breaking news that a north korean missile launch. thank you. we will have our panel, three of the "the five" joint after the break ey would last them. how long do you think we'll keep -- oooooohhh! you stopped! you're gonna leave me back here at year 9? how did this happen? it turned out, a lot of people fell short, of even the average length of retirement.
your insurance on time. tap one little bumper, and up go your rates. what good is having insurance if you get punished for using it? news flash: nobody's perfect. for drivers with accident forgiveness, liberty mutual won't raise your rates due to your first accident. switch and you could save $782 on home and auto insurance. call for a free quote today. liberty stands with you™ liberty mutual insurance.
>> we are working on a plan for daca. >> the president were to support enshrining the daca protections into law. >> i trust the president is sincere. >> it's clear what leader pelosi and i put out last night was accurate. >> the wall is going to be buil built. >> we put the bill on the floor, it would win. >> ryan and mcconnell agree on daca. we are on board. >> bret: deal or no deal, the daca deal. what exactly was agreed to or not agreed to. it has fired up conservatives, and culture among them tweeting "at this point, who doesn't want trump impeached. if we are not getting a wall, i would prefer president pence. let's tell real donald trump
there was a hurricane at the border. maybe he will rush down and build a wall." let's bring in the panel. we have three of "the five." dana perino, juan williams, kimberly guilfoyle. >> very interesting. could you have predicted this? when you look at the fact pattern and the narrative, president trump has had a difficult time with majorities in the house and senate being able to get anything done. budget, immigration. he has needed to reach across the lines and try to make some concessions and this is what a business person does. not just a pure politician, to try to work with the other side. that being said, i don't think it's inconsistent with how i know him to be politically prior to running for president. but for sure the hard-core trump supporters and their conservatives are disappointed because they think it's a step
away from campaign promises and they feel the wall is in jeopardy. can they trust him on that, especially now his latest salt-and-pepper shakers are schumer and pelosi. >> bret: you have to look at the c-span coverage of the senate floor. you can always pick up a little bit. today you had chuck schumer talking about his new friend. >> he likes me, anyway. >> bret: make us more productive too. nancy pelosi said he talked new york to donald trump. >> let's make a deal. i think it would make them more
productive. i think that was revealing. i think you see schumer sees there's something in it for the democrats but two, for congress that hasn't gotten much done in terms of major legislative results. the contrary point is what happens among republicans. steve king, the iowa congressman, said basically the president risks blowing up his base. you think about that base, about 35%, 40%. you think about the high retention of republican support for the president. if that starts to deteriorate, if you get the ann coulter voices, the right wing talk radio voices pulling away from this president, that could creator what is not a high level of support for him. >> bret: in the election, he said i could shoot somebody on fifth avenue in my base would stay with me. the wall and the daca deal. >> it might've been true about shooting somebody but maybe not the wall. what we are talking about his
permanent legal status for people brought here under no concept of their own because they were children with enforced border security and enforcement. this is something that both congressional party leaderships agree with. the majority of the american people agree and the majority of republicans agree with it. i have always maintained he could be the president that could get a comprehensive immigration bill done. they are already able to say there's progress made on the wall. he talked about fencing today. the actual physical structure, with the big beautiful gates, probably not. it's not that practical. once the shock wears off that he's -- he might not do the wall right away, i think there's nowhere for them to go. but if ryan and mcconnell had suggested this idea, they would've been raked over the coals. president trump needs to protect them somewhat because they got cut out of the deal last night but they are expected to deliver
the votes on the floor. >> bret: clearly he likes the dealmaking buried indications the american people kind of like it. >> i think it's a huge opportunity for him to do that, to coalesce both sides and show we can get things done. that's what he promised. he needs to put wins on the board. it's important to the republican feels they are included. making the mention of ryan and mcconnell is important and he's going to need her help. >> bret: the unmasking story is a big story. i want to turn to the breaking news. north korea firing another missile that flew over japan today. we have heard so much from this administration, this president, about what's going to happen if these threats continue. now we are at a tipping point where they keep on firing these missiles. >> we have the u.n. sanctions. the u.n. security council voted unanimously, including china, a
critical player, to support increased sanctions on north korea including limiting the transit of oil and other supplies and possibly also cutting off the revenue they get from selling textiles around the world. this is thought to have put the north korean back on their heels because the sanctions, they don't have a strong economy and this would kill their economy. to the contrary, the idea that they are shooting off missiles today, it's -- i don't think alarm is sufficiently strong. the reaction in south korea. they've got what was a liberal president trying to downplay the militarization effort. suddenly he is on high military alert and south korea, increasing the use and preparations for employing or deploying missiles against north korea. you imagine what the japanese are feeling. they are ready. after world war ii, a nonnuclear state. they are making the insistence
they have to protect themselves. this is boiling over. >> bret: the pentagon confirming that north korea did fire a missile. they are saying this reached a height of 480 miles, flew 2300 miles out over japan. that's significant. the administration is saying u.n. sanctions didn't go far enough. they were happy to get the unanimous vote but they were a bit watered down. this was the treasury secretary yesterday. >> i worked on an executive order that's ready if the president wants to use it. we can stop trade with any country that does business with north korea. we are going to be careful in using these tools, but the president is committed. we will use economic sanctions to bring north korea to the table. >> bret: you are saying stopping trade with china? >> they need the sticks to get
people to the table. if we have to accept north korea's nuclear power, then is the next step to get them to the table. what do you talk about at that point? president trump will have a chance to gap with the world behind him about this nuclear threat because next week when they they, the leaders come to the united nations general simile meeting. he will have its first chance to address the world on that stage and i think it has to be priority number one. i do feel like this administration is having to deal with the fact that we now have a nuclear capable north korea. >> bret: thank you for being here. or having me. >> in our studio. >> bret: we will see you at 9:00 p.m. eastern for "the five." if you think eight is enough, try 70.
flonase outperforms the #1 non-drowsy allergy pill. when we breathe in allergens, our bodies react by overproducing 6 key inflammatory substances that cause our symptoms. flonase helps block 6. most allergy pills only block one and 6 is greater than 1. with more complete relief you can enjoy every beautiful moment to the fullest. flonase. 6 is greater than 1 changes everything. what's going on? oh hey! ♪ that's it? yeah. ♪ everybody two seconds! ♪ "dear sebastian, after careful consideration of your application, it is with great pleasure that we offer our congratulations on your acceptance..." through the tuition assistance program, every day mcdonald's helps more people go to college. it's part of our commitment to being america's best first job. ♪
♪ >> bret: finally, tonight, one florida couple is pulling out all the stops to make some foster kids comfortable during hurricane irma. >> definitely a hurricane. definitely real storm going on out here. >> bret: a member of the board of directors at a local children's shelter. monday, the shelter called him saying kids are being evicted because the power went out. mark and his wife invited more than 70 kids to stay at their house until the foster homes power came back on. the couple went above and beyond, providing the young girls with manicures, the boys with basketball games, they also had a guitarist played during dinner, a balloon artist and a food truck with plenty of sweets. more than 100 volunteers helped out with this cause, spur of the moment, bringing the community together there. he told us it really did take a village.
congratulations. i wouldn't want to leave either. thank you for inviting us into your homes tonight. that's it for "special report." we will be from the l.a. bureau tomorrow. "the story" hosted by martha maccallum just down the hall here it starts right now. >> martha: breaking news tonight, a u.s. official now confirming to fox that north korea did, indeed, module missile missile within the last 60 minutes, reporting this missile flew higher and a little bit farther than the intermediate-range missile last august, today, reached a height of 480 miles and flew 2300 miles out, and south korea says they feel it to be a single intercontinental ballistic missile from the capital of pyongyang. right now, details are scarce but we are told that the missile passed once again over japan where citizens were told that they needed to take cover. finally came down in the pacific oce