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♪ ♪ >> one more slap at the trump administration, california governor jerry brown has just issued preeaster pardons for five illegal facing deportation. >> the wall is getting built. >> truth is walls work and agents know it. >> the wife of nightclub shooter omar mateen acquitted. >> former fbi director james comey and his second in command. >> andrew mccabe's lawyers firing back to fox news saying the evidence falls short of proving a lack of candor. >> seconds to go for a trip to the national
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abby: guess what else is today national tater t tot day. every time i wake up i know they are doing something fun. pete: tacho replacing nash knows. >> tater tots with cheese on top. nachos or tatchos. abby: we have a lot of fun things ahead including d.n.a. results we are all looking forward to. ed: for me. i don't know what is going to happen. they told me there is a surprise. abby: you never want that. pete: who is ed related to. ed: we will find out. abby: a lot of news coming out as there always is on a saturday morning. pete: difference of opinion and perspective between that guy and the man on the left
andy mccabe and the guy on the right james comey. a report came out by the office of professional responsibility used as part of deputy director's andy mccabe's firing. includes testimony from director comey that conflicts with what mccabe has publicly said. so there continues to be differences of opinion. but there is a lot of things that have been said under oath that has implications. abby: this goes back to an article in the "wall street journal" that was out in january of 2016 where mccabe, i guess, provided some leaks or allowed some leaks to come from the fbi. and james comey saying i don't remember this happening. ed: correct. abby: there might be emails provide proof what's going on. the bigger story because there are so many details in all of this, you fbi and work in d.c. this should be the most trans parent of all. there should never be any questioning. ed: they are supposed to be the independent arbiters the
umpires if you will. that's what president trump has been saying the whole dime i'm not attacking law enforcement. i'm saying that we need honest, fair people who are not politicized in the management of the fbi. this is not about the men and women who protect us and keep us safe. jim jordan the republican congressman was on with laura ingraham a couple nights ago and saying this stems from the fact that andrew mccabe lied at least four times. four times with investigators and at least two times he was under oath. so fbi agents, of all people, are supposed to be upholding the highest standards. highest ethical standards in integrity. clearly the accusations are that did not happen. and the other issue here is that his testimony contradicts james comey who is supposed to be his buddy, the number one and number two at the fbi. maybe they had dulin dueling people mows when they talked to president trump. if they wrote everything
down and have exactly what president trump said. how are they conflicting. pete: this is why whether it's the outside counsel or special counsel you feel like you need somebody from the outside. maybe the inspector general can do it but feels like something more is needed. abby: when he was in the office he didn't write anything down. if it did happen it took place after the meetings took place. who knows what was said in that office if you weren't writing it at the time. still a lot of the questions remain we don't have the answers to. there is a lot of question and miscommunication it sounds like from one of the highest dentals in our government that should never be the case. ed: big questions overnight in california where the governor jerry brown has issued preeaster pardons for wait for it five illegal immigrants who are felons facing deportation. i remember him doing something similar around christmas as well. jerry brown. a very liberal governor out there. abby: something about the holidays. ed: he wants to show mercy.
show mercy toward people who maybe have committed a misdemeanor and are now rehabbed. pete: wrongly accused. abby: move on to live a better life. look at some of the facts surrounding the people that have been pardoned, these felons, kidnapping and robbery. badly beating his wife. threatening a crime with intent to terrorize. dealing drugs. these are not people that maybe, you know, did something that put them behind bars but really they -- ed: maybe they should have been deported. maybe they should go pack from wherever they came from. if they are dealing drugs in america to our children, they are not the folks you want to pardon. pete: apparently we are being told they can still be deported now because they are here illegally. ed: will they be deported? pete: probably not because it's a sanctuary state. totality of the perspective of california is that law lawlessness in the law of the land. being legal doesn't matter.
you are being differential treatment. we are going into easter. we all need a pardon in our life. jesus hung on a cross for a pardon. this there is also give unto that which is caesar's. a government to uphold laws. governors say you were here illegally and commit these heinous crimes we know did you it. we are going to pardon you. you are still here illegally. gives people who play by the rules and our citizens look at it sideways and say that doesn't make sense. abby: people who do it the right way and wait in line to become citizens. pete: where is my pardon. i was here illegall illegally ad slinging drugs on the corner u where is my pardon. this is a advocacy group, now there is a pardon. a lot of it is hypothetical. an i have been deported i'm still back in the u.s. and i feel like i didn't do anything other than being there legally like a crime.
ed: absolutely. you think that's a crazy story, what about this? a georgia teacher recorded in a 15 minute rant attacking president trump. so you have this sixth grader and she is in social studies class. thinking she is going to learn about american history. pete: you would think. ed: all of a sudden the teacher goes on this 15-minute rant about president trump. so the student decides to record it. abby: sixth grade student. take a listen. >> talking about it was great segregation in the 50's. maybe he is talking about the 70's. where we had the black panther movement because people were still not being treated equally. maybe he is talking about in the 90's when we had police officers beat and rodney king in the street. then in the 2,000s and we still having the same issues. so when my president says let's make america great again, when was he talking about? he must be talking about when it was great for europe
means. america has never been great for minorities. and even now it makes me go, hmmm, when i'm trying to figure out when was it great? abby: again, that was recorded on a sixth grader's phone who turned it on when the teacher of this sixth grade class was giving this rant. sounds like she doesn't wants to be living in this country to begin with. these are the people educating these young kids. i give it to this student who has this phone. how many other times this goes on that we don't know about. where they don't plug in their phones. pete: parent i'm submitting my kids to government public schools where i want to believe that the teachers there are above board, teaching civics. now it's social studies. we changed in that direction. this is also the same school where they were given an assignment recently to write about why they should be for gun control. one of the parents, we had
them on the program yesterday called out the fact why am i giving an assignment to my kid political perspective as opposed to having a fair and balanced debate. ed: there is a communications coordinator from henry county schools in georgia it is extremely unfortunate that we experienced a separate unrelated incident involving a teacher using the classroom space for actions we do not condone. the matter was addressed imimmediately upon it being brought to our attention. this unfortunate incident affords the opportunity to remind our teachers to keep any political bias out of lessons for students of any age. yes, for sure. yes, that's important. what about the part at the end where it's not just the anti-trump rant, but she said america has never been great for minorities. never. abby: we have nothing to be proud of. ed: tell that to minority entrepreneurs around the country living the american dream. abby: how many are trying to get to this free country to have those opportunities. the irony of that. ed: have there been minority mistakes and minorities kept
down for a long time? absolutely. address it talk about it. abby: that's part of it. ed: there are minorities now who are succeeding in this country big time. how about that? america has never been great for minorities? we'll have the student on later this morning. abby: the sixth grader who recorded it. i can't wait to have her on. pete: sixth grader might say i recorded it because i heard it three or four times before and i knew it was come. this is probably not something that happened once or only in that classroom. email us at email@example.com, has this happened at your school. do you know political bias in your social studies or civics classroom? interesting stuff. abby: did that sixth grader do the right thing to record it? >> we have other headlines to bring you this morning starting with a fox news alert. the united nations security council calling an emergency meeting on the deadly clashes in gaza. the u.n.'s chief requesting an investigation over the concerns of the violence getting worse between the palestinians and israeli troops. hamas militants declaring a
month long protest bringing thousands of demonstrators to their border in ongoing dispute over land. at least 15 protesters are now dead and hundreds injured. protests plaguing the city of sacramento overnight as outrage continues over the deadly police shooting of stephon clarke. [chanting] you can't stop the revelation. abby: an independent autopsy revealing that the 22-year-old was shot eight times, including six bullets in his back. the officers responding to a call about a man breaking car windows. they claim he had a gun but only a cell phone was found. both officers are now on leave. and an incredible finish to the ncaa women's final four as unbeaten uconn goes down in a last-second shot plays mississippi state in game tomorrow. march madness celebrity. loyola chaplain sister jean
we love her on the show providing words of wisdom before the men's final four. take a listen. >> well, it all depends on how hard you work for it, too. we have a little slogan that we say worship, work, and win. abby: the motto of oour show this morning. tonight's loyola vs. michigan and kansas vs. villanova. ed: loyola game is the early game for those of us who get up early i'm glad because you probably won't make it for the second one: >> we started building our wall, i'm so proud of it. we have 1.6 billion. on september 28th we go further and we're getting that sucker built. pete: so how is the project coming along? we will ask a border agent on the ground next. ed: basic training is about to get a whole lot tougher. how the army is upgrapgd it to combat the rise of unfit recruits. pete: if you are not in
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pete: president trump very much committed to keeping his campaign promise you have building that beautiful, southern border wall. >> we started building our wall. i'm so proud of it we have 1.6 billion. >> on september 28th we go further and we are getting that sucker built. you think that's easy? people said oh, has he given up on the wall? i never give up. pete: he is not giving up. here to update us on the status of the building of that wall is acting deputy commissioner of u.s. customs and border protection ronald d.batello. ronald, thank you for joining us this morning. answer that specific question for our audience. where are we on the progress of that wall? >> so there is wall under construction right now in calexico, california. we have plans for much more budget passed gives us
capability to build along the border. calexico, santa fe, rio grande valley. that was all funded in the 2018 proposition. pete: there was some confusion around that omnibus bill whether or not this was going to be the president's 30-foot border wall. whether it was new sections. whether it was replacing other sections. clarify for people, is this actually funding for a wall or is it fencing or surveillance? what are we looking at? >> it's border wall and a mix of all of those things. so the president asked us what we needed on the southwest border as it related to his goal for operational control. it will be a mix of replacing some barriers that stop vehicles and turning that into pedestrian fencing. it's replacing some of the dilapidated landing fence project in san diego. new walls with new features. that's the project that's ongoing right now in calexico. pete: there has been speculation based on a tweet from the president. that he may look to the military to fund the border wall if congress won't come
through. he didn't get all the funding he wanted. you got to start as you have been talking about. what are your thoughts on the concept of do the issues of national defense it could be the defense department that helps pitch in. >> so in the broad terms, national defense and homeland security go hand in hand. i have worked many times with the department of defense on the border. they have been our partners for decades. and so this is an interesting discussion. and we'll continue to look for ways to add capability across the board, including where we can work with the military. pete: overall when you look at how the president hats put out on twitter we are starting the wall. walls going out now, taller and bigger than they were before aren't necessarily the prototype. the hope here is you get moving on and it actual prototypes approved used in the larger parts of the border that still need to be addressed. >> we will use all of the information that we learned in the prototypes. there are attributes on that wall going to be sought after by agents depending on
terrain and funding and depending on quhinsd of problems we are trying to solve. the wall in calexico is 30-foot tall. we did not have that as an attribute before the president asked us for these requirements. pete: very real changes coming to the border. as you said walls work. have you seen that in your time? >> yes. everywhere where we have had this barrier, it's a safer condition where our agents work and helps us control the border better. not just walls. it's important for people to know we are asking for a suite of technology to go along with it. asking for different and better access to the border and obviously agents are a big part of the equation. pete: of course. like we know in the military obstacle is not effective unless have you overwatch of that obstacle. that's what you are talking about. slow people down and interdict them when they are trying to get across. ronald vitiello, thank you for your service not just at the border but everything do you for this country. we appreciate it. >> thank you, sir. pete: coming up next, the wife of the pulse nightclub gunman found not guilty of
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abby: we are back with quick headlines. arnold schwarzenegger recovering after open heart surgery. and his first words? >> i'm back. abby: that is according to his rep who says the 70-year-old actor and former governor of california is in, quote, good spirits. the folksman claiming it was not an emergency surgery as first reported. glad he is doing well.
former attorney general eric holder might be back for a 2020 presidential run. in an interview holder telling vice land he is still making up his mind. >> as i said i'm going to decide by the beginning of next year and see if there is going to be another chapter in my public service career. abby: holder adding he disagrees with attorney general jeff sessions decision of making at the justijustice department saying e could put a stop to that 2020 could be interesting. ed: back as well. happy about that. shocking verdict the widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at the orlando nightclub pulse in 2016 is now a free woman. noor salman acquitted of charges that she lied to the fbi and aided her husband in the attack. a surprising defeat for the government in this major terror case. so why was she acquitted? and what impact, it any, will this further have on terror cases. important case. our panel kisha an attorney
been on very before and dr. ahmad a collar in the invisible land of women. let me start with you dr. ahmed first. what is the situation with some of these women baseballly wives of terrorists. do they enable them overall? >> yes. i mean, i read the verdict. but certainly women associated with terrorism have many roles. they have been enablers. they have been handlers. and sometimes as individuals they eare even perpetrators. this was not the case with this woman. the jury it said -- itself said she was clearly aware of his capacity and capability. she didn't know when or exactly where the attack would be, but she knew it i hold her morally culpable. ed: keisha, legally as well, the wife was seeing that he was watching these beheading videos. he was also you know, lavishing all kinds of gifts on her as if he was going away and disappearing.
handed her insurance policies. there were all kinds of warning signs. it seems if she was not in on it. she should have seen. >> the thing we have to remember is in any criminal case the prosecutor has to prove each and every element of that statute. so, just having indicia of okay, he is up to something or he is, you know, involved in this very bad or these very bad things doesn't mean that she specifically participated or assisted him in committing these actual crimes. so, that's why the jurors had no choice but to come back with the verdict of not guilty because the prosecutor didn't prove all of those elements. ed: talk about the culture. >> also the ruling shows we do have deficiencies in the law. the bar is set very high as you explained concerning material support. but do we exonerate family members who are aware of these things developing? as a muslim in america and she herself was adult in post 9/11 america, we know we have a responsibility to expose plots. we know islamism lives in our communities and our families and our mosques.
what does this tell other muslims around the country if they have concerns that they are going to raise them to attention or nothing will follow through. i think it shows there is a gap in the law where there is no ability to prosecute individuals who may know of something that is quite likely to happen. ed: and is there -- have we seen cases where the wives actually encourage this, push their husbands into it? >> we know, one of the most famous female jihaddists who is in jail and was prosecuted here in new york city, was herself a recruiter siddiqui. we also know that for instance in the shooting in san bernardino, the wife herself was radicalized. we know this data from inside pakistan from, afghanistan, in palestine, that women have many, many roles. now, that doesn't mean that there aren't women and i think this woman had the capability of. ed: sure. >> of telling if she was a battered and abused woman, which i believe she was telling a friend. she documented on facebook that she was opposed to bad
muslims. she had personal agency to write on facebook. she communicated that to someone else. >> you are talking about a criminal trial. you can't go based on she knew her husband was involved in these things and back to your point about her being an abused woman. a lot of times women who are abused and controlled and manipulated by extremist husbands they are definitely afraid of them and they're brain washed. i think the jurors had some sympathy towards her because of that. and that's a huge issue. >> i agree. that's the deficiency in the law that she wasn't meeting the criteria for a criminal. however, she was not so lacking in lucid at this that she didn't know i'm not taking a plea bargain because i didn't do this. she recognizes she was innocent. >> attorneys. they said there is not enough evidence. don't plead to something if there is not enough evidence to convict you. ed: kish sharks we had as a last question. a woman last night on fox lost a cousin in the pulse nightclub shooting and said whole life is shattered here. and the wife saw all these signs. how is there no
accountability and no culpability? >> i think we as americans who are hurting because of that tragic incident, we are emotionally looking for someone to take the blame, to suffer and be punished for that act. and who is the best person but the wife who went to the shooting range and all those things with him. but, again, we lower our standard of proving someone's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, an innocent person could be convicted. we have to keep in mind our judicial system is designed for that reason. ed: thank you. hillary clinton says those calling to move on from the 2016 elections are sexist. >> i was really struck by how people said that to me, go away, go away, they never said that to any man who was not elect you had. ed: candace owens is here to react live next. and hurling towards earth. an 18,000-pound space station is expected to fall somewhere, anywhere at any moment in the next few days. where it's expected to drop.
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for hillary clinton has passed are just really sexist is what she says. >> look, this is remarkably tone deaf of her. it's evidence she no longer cares about the future of the democratic party. it's also evidence that they don't know what to do. they have been flying in auto pilot so long. throwing out names. everybody is racist and sexist that they essentially have forgotten how to debate and how to use logic and reason. hillary lost because she keeps insulting americans and solution to that is to keep insulting americans. abby: also the elections for her specifically is a huge embarrassment. someone campaigning for so many years. she had the dnc locked up. she had all the money she needed to be successful. here comes this guy donald trump who she knew personally never in politics before. didn't have the money that she had. you know, didn't know exactly what he was doing. there he wins and he beats her. now she is saying i don't have an excuse for this. >> right, exactly. abby: maybe i should take the woman card. >> he had the heart.
he had the drive. listen, he was telling people the truth and that's what they wanted to hear. she had forgotten about the middle america. he didn't. she had forgotten about everything outside of new york and california. he didn't. that is why she lost. she needs to take a second and go introspective and try to understand that it has nothing to do with anybody but herself and her own faults. ed: someone else needs to do some intraspeculation, a teacher in georgia. a sixth grade student listening to this anti-trump rant in the classroom. social studies class. it went much further than that. listen to this clip. >> when i examine history, i can't remember a time when it was great for anybody other than the europeans. >> he's probably talking about the point before all the illegal immigrants were killing americans. >> everyone sitting in this room. when you say immigrants are killing people, you are talking about yourselves. ed: can't we make a
distinction in this country even a student a sixth grader said hold on, teacher, maybe donald trump is talking about the fact that illegal immigrants are killing americans now. and she said oh we are all immigrants. shouldn't there be a delineation between legal immigration and illegal immigration and shouldn't our kids be taught that? >> of course they should. this actually makes me sick. it's not enough for us to just talk about it something we have to actively do something about and obviously i work for turning point. this is sort of our main mission. you have to understand that school systems, they have really become islands of totalitarianism. they are using intimidation tactics to sort of push this propaganda on to students. it's not fair. and i'm telling you, the parents have to wake up and get involved because this problem is widespread. we see it every single day. abby: this was just one time. >> this is not an outlier. abby: sixth grader recorded it on her cell phone. we have her on the show later. how many times wasn't it recorded. >> what we do at turning point. we want people to submit these stories.
it's happening every single day. you would be surprised how widespread this issue has become. pete: you are talking about the professor watch list which is fantastic. a sixth grader. we played you 30 seconds. a 15-minute rant going on. to your point recorded it probably because there were multiple times before where this happened. don't we need to wake up to the fact that our high schools, our middle schools are islands of indoctrination. >> our elementary schools. they are stepping in and they're parenting and they are telling students they only have to think one way. and that way is liberal. and that way is democratic. and i'm telling you right now, it is poisonous to the way that these students are growing up. they are growing up anti-american is what they're teaching in the school system. they are teaching them to hate the country that they live in. that's what terrifies me. abby: lots of times parents don't know what's going on. >> exactly right. pete: thanks for coming on. >> thanks for having me. abby: three day man hunt for violent deportee coming to an end. ice agents arresting mbacke
at chicago starbucks. that's a tough name to say. fleeing in a taxi from jfk airport moments before deport to have had senegal. he will now face prosecution for his escape. army leaders are calling for tougher basic training to combat the rise of unfit recruits. soldiers lacking proper discipline and physical fitness according to senior military officials. they are proposing a longer and harder basic training program with more emphasis on strict discipline and battlefield skills. the program could be in place as early as this summer. i know you have a comment about that. pete: i got in when the standards were low. abby: look at this, out-of-control chinese space station hurling to earth forcing officials prepare for a fiery landing sometime this weekend. scientists predicting the school bused size space craft will break up into a series of small fireballs but not even experts are
sure when and where it will land. they say the chances of any injuries or damage is slim. ed: sure. abby: state of michigan has activated to watch out for the space station. watch out for something the size of school bus heading toward your head. pete: shocking the experts don't know anything. ed: rick? rick: i don't know. i feel like a small piece of metal shrapnel is still a big piece if it's coming. abby: could probably kill you too. i saw your tweet you are ready for spring. not going to happen. we are refusing spring across the northern tier unfortunately of the u.s. down across the southeast absolutely we have spring. these are the temps as you are waking up. warming up really nicely today down across the south. one snow system and a little bit of rain. we need in rain in florida desperately. we are not getting any out of this front. it remains dry. this snow maker. one snow maker that's moving into parts of wisconsin and
up. we had blizzard warnings in effect in areas across fargo overnight. still very windy there. now the southern side of that down across nebraska, new winter storm warnings in effect because we have a new storm that's going to come. bring snow starting tonight into tomorrow. across parts of the central plains and a sunday snow storm looks like right here across parts of the ohio valley. [boos] rick: sorry, guys. abby: great to see you though. pete: shadow operation made up of former obama staffers iran deal. who are they and what is this group? we will break it down coming up next. abby: dan bongino always fired up. herman cain, geraldo rivera, the show goes on and we are going to find out the peep flavors this morning. grand new peep flavors ♪ baby, it's all right now
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pete: welcome back, former staffers from the obama administration and hillary clinton's campaign recently launched a think tank called national security action. acronym is nsa to attack the trump administration's national security policies. their latest mission? saving the iran deal that president trump wants to scrap. here to react, army special forces veteran and president of security studies jim hanson. jim, does it surprise you at all that former obama administration officials would come together to try to sow misinformation and keep this iran deal in place? >> pete, these people are shameless. and listening to the clown car of failures that makes up obama's national security team right now would be like taking fire prevention advice from the arsonists who set your city ablaze. they lied the iran deal into existence with the assistance of what they called the echo chamber. the fellow travelers and useful idiots of the media and think tank word.
we should absolutely tell them to go away. pete: yeah. well, america told them to go away when they voted hillary clinton out in 2016. you talk about arson. let's talk about syria. the powder keg that was created when we created a vacuum in 2011 when we left iraq and isis took over has created a whole host of problems. chief among them is the fact that iran is taking advantage of the vacuum there in many ways. president trump on thursday made some comments about syria. listen to what the president had to say. >> by the way, we are knocking the hell out of isis. we will be coming out of syria like very soon. let the other people take care of it now. very soon. very soon. we are coming out. going to get back to our country where we belong. where we want to be. pete: we dealt a blow to isis. 2,000 troops in syria. they are a bull worker against iranian influence. what's put out a plan that says let's let the folks in
that neighborhood help us out. let's talk to our friends the saudis whose crown prince just visited you guys are sunni. the people in the areas devastated by isis are sunni. why don't you go in and do some rebuilding and do some peace keeping and be the bull werk against iran. they see iran as a grave danger as we do. i think the president can get both. pete: the question is are they capable? we can't allow triune win in syria. is it time to leave now or do we need a residual force. >> we need to make sure whatever force stays behind. whether it's gulf arabs or international force whoever is going to keep the peace there has our support. it's that important. we need to do something to secure that area. i think president trump gets both of the things he wants. if he gets the neighborhood involved in that kind of security. pete: and getting the neighborhood involved oftentimes includes american
leadership as you know. jim hanson, thank you very much for your time. we appreciate it. >> you got it, pete. pete: all right. well, coming up the roseanne revival is winning big. the new york op-ed is call the show dangerous. if you build it, they will come. classic movie one of my favorites. field of dreams is now a vacation destination. we sent our own todd piro to get a behind the scenes look. >> if you build it, he will come. [man] woah. ugh, i don't have my wallet, so - [girl 1] perfect! you can send a digital payment. [man] uhh, i don't have one of those payment apps. [girl 2] perfect! you have a us-based bank account, right? [man] i have wells fargo. [girl 3] perfect! then you should have zelle!
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they like. abby: one of the most classic movies about baseball maybe of all time made back in 1989. pete: now the house from field of dreams is becoming a vacation destination just in time for baseball season. ed: our own todd piro had a chance to visit. pretty interesting. because i went there with my son a few years ago. and it's absolutely awesome in the middle of iowa. todd: it's an awesome place and this is radio really cool opportunity that's now open for everybody. i got a chance to spend my birthday attack taking a look at the field of dreams house. not only open for tours but can be rented out as well. take a look. >> is this heaven? >> no. it's iowa. ♪ >> welcome to the field of dreams farmhouse. >> nice to meet you. >> good to see you. >> this is it. >> i want to go inside. first i want to get a tour
of the outside because there is a lot of history on this porch. >> universal game. built this wrap around porch and this door was put in for the movie. todd: this whole seen could not be for america. you tell me this is a kevin costner original. >> these were the original bleachers that were built in the movie. we refurbished them actually last year. we always make sure to maintain this corner up here bowers kevin himself carved that in there ray lost any. welcome to the lansing family farmhouse. >> did you an araising job getting every single detail of the move recreated in this house? >> took a whole summer. intern went frame by frame to look at the colors of the chairs, the placement of the chairs. exactly what was hanging in the kitchen. todd: now you decided to share the dream, pun intended with everybody. >> absolutely. the house has been a mystery for decades. people have always wanted to get in the house. finally someone said we should open the house for somebody to sleep in.
why don't we do that. would you like to see where they can sleep and where the rental is upstairs. todd: if you rent it, they will come. >> if you build it, he will come. todd: what will i get if i decide to rent. >> if you and your wife would like to come for an overnight, you get the full run of the house. not only the private owner's suite that no one else has ever gotten to z the ball fields, the lights. we put the lights on for you to get the whole ball field feel for the night. todd: you mentioned ball field. you have a glove, i have a bat. can we go now? >> let's go play. todd: all right. why did they choose this house and this location? >> they wanted a certain way the ball set on the field and the home. todd: one more question, denise, want to have a catch? >> i'd like that. ♪ todd: denise, i'm not going to do that eye wink thing my
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♪ >> one more slap at the trump administration california governor jerry brown has just issued preeaster pardons ahead of being key parted for illegal immigration. >> president trump's wall is getting built. >> truth is walls work and agents know it. >> tucker: the wife of omar mateen has been acquitted in the pulsz nightclub massacre. >> a rift between former fbi director and james comey and second in command. >> andrew mccabe's lawyers firing back to fox news saying the evidence falls short of proving a lack of candor. >> seconds to go. for a trip to the national
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forever. ed: i'm sighted maybe elizabeth warren and i might be related. this is where it started there was a newspaper said she should take a d.n.a. test. your results are taking a longer time. wine der why. peter: saying taking an extraordinary amount of time. i am a very conflicted complex person with a complex background maybe. abby: that's why we like you on the show. pete: that's why it all happens. ed: you want to talk about complex. overnight we learned that the governor of california is at it again. jerry brown issues preeaster pardons to five illegal immigrant felons. i mean, that's kind of a long. illegal immigrant felons who are going to be deported. abby: forget they are just herism legally. illegals that have committed crimes. just soil of the things we have found out about these illegals that are now being released from prison, kidnapping and robbery, badly beating one of them. badly beating his wife.
threatening a crime with intent to terrorize. dealing drugs. this is not just like getting out of a parking ticket. pete: context of california. sanctuary state. sanctuary cities. ed: where kate steinle was killed. pete: the governor is refusing to support the ice operations. and then you have got here he is saying not only are you here illegally and committing a crime. we are going to let did you go. ed: issued jerry brown i remember covering it around christmas. he had over 120 pardons, many involving illegal immigrants. quickly one of the cases involved someone convicted of a crime from 84 robbery in which basically, someone pled guilty to second degree murder and testified against a co-defendant. basically it involved a robbery. someone decides to rob someone and then used proceeds to buy cocaine. these are the kinds of illegal immigrants being pardoned by jerry brown. by the way, arnold
schwarzenegger pardoned 15 people while he was in office. a total of 15. he has pardoning people left and right. abby: probably more than any other governor in california. >> stats 115 pardons from governor jerry brown. add five illegal immigrants to that list. i wonder if the so-called mainstream media will cover that they go nuts about michael flynn getting a pardon. sea general five years in combat. who the president could choose to pardon from his powers. they will go wall-to-wall on other networks about that. i wonder if they will get a mention of this at all. abby: governor saying easter time forgiveness. what about all the people here illegally that are trying to do it the right way that aren't felons like we are getting in line. we want to be in this great country and we want to be good citizens. what message to that send to them? >> you have to think about it, it's so true. that guy selling drugs at 19 on the street corner and because of three strikes you are out is now in for 30 years. is he getting the same treatment? he may have done something
wrong. but illegals in this case another big story this week. roseanne. abby: raw roseanne fan? ed: i wasn't but now all the stud sudden they reriffe it and getting ready for a second season. we are not so happy with donald trump being portrayed in favorable light. they are calling this whole deal dangerous. op-ed fictional family and show's very real creator are further normalizing trump and warped harmful political ideologies. take a look at pete i see him. there are times problematic pop culture. this is not one of those times. this op-ed writer said i saw the two first two episodes of the roseanne reboot. that's all i'm going to watch therit'sa small line to dt it's a start. pete: during the obama years when everything was great throw all that junk would you want on tv.
reality tv. mindless stuff. mocks values no one likes. do it all you want. president trump is there he is dangerous. you normalize him one bit and you are sending america off the cliff. i mean, this is why it is the failing "new york times." because they failed to understand just like hollywood that you don't want any more of that liberal nonsense beamed into your tv overnight. maybe 18 million of you and your friends because many watched it on drr. abby: you are not the only one fired up about this. newt gingrich was on this show yesterday. here's the message that he had for the media. >> i think it's great that she is doing so well. i think it is frankly funny that she is pro-trump openly so. and she is being successful, and i think there is a message there for those people who think trump is going to be easy to beat i in 2,000. sit down and talk to
roseanne. ed: heart land where donald trump went to and the other candidate didn't. i'm going to talk to real voters, real people. they watched it they liked it now you have the "new york times" saying you shouldn't like it. this is -- don't normalize donald trump. this is freedom. this is america. if you want to watch it, 18 million people decided they want to watch. abby: ratings will speak for themself. i think it's refreshing. we get will and grace the opposite of this. they point out their perspective and how they view the world. why not have a show like roseanne. she is hilarious. if you hear on late night talk shows she is so honest and gives it back to the media. ed: jimmie kim my didn't like it when she pushed back. pete: you are right. it rated well in middle america. new york and california not. ed: a person matters there as much as a person on the coast. pete: really, it's a one for one? i didn't know about that. they are both americans. let us know. are you going to keep watching? firstname.lastname@example.org.
we appreciate it and will be talking about it all morning. ed: facebook just have one problem after another. pete: they sure do. abby: bad chapter for facebook. leaked memo, andrew bosworth leaked memo maybe it costs a life exposing someone to bullies, having facebook. maybe someone i dos in a dies it attack. still we connect people. the ugly truth is we believe in connecting people so deeply that anything that allows us to connect more people more often is de facto good. there is a lot of controversy. abby: tease what they are saying. facebook is trying to standing by the product they put out. i met my husband on facebook back when it was only in colleges. ed: this is memo from 2016. abby: that's important to point out. this something different. learning more and more about the company and taking people's information and what privacy means in this country and why people should be concerned about it. they are always going to go and protect their brand. ed: now we are hearing there might be other memos. people are worried leaked
out. deleting comments online. worried about how people are going to see it i thought facebook was built on another idea, which was transparency. why are people scurrying now. put it all out there. let's see it. pete: this strikes me as honest sentiment in 2016. we have unbiased platform. we let people communicate. unfortunately bad people will do bad things with that platform we can't stop it all the time. that's very different than the virtue is a signaling they do publicly. we are not just that filter out the bad content. protect you. make sure we are socially responsible. which scares a lot of conservatives because that always slants left and it means you can't show this video. prager university, you are not welcome here. you can't show people how to assemble a gun on here. that's not acceptable content. which one are you, facebook, are you unbiased platform or virtue signal and be socially responsible which is a lot of people worry -- abby: here is the beauty of freedom and democracy. same with watching roseanne, people with decide whether to keep using facebook.
we find more information about things that they're doing behind the scenes to handle, people say we don't want to be on facebook anymore. we will go somewhere else. there are enough apps out there. ed: what do you think about facebook and transparency. what do you think about the 2016 memo, privacy issues coming up, email@example.com. pete: it's a huge part of the future debate. technology, how much it controls our lives and who controls the technology. can you get rid of facebook. it's so big and so ubiquitous. it's hard to go to something else until you have a real competitor. abby: a real challenge. we do have other headlines to bring you starting on a serious note with a snrerlt. the united nations security council calling emergency meeting on the deadly clashes in gaza. the u.n.'s chief requesting an investigation over concerns of the violence getting worse between palestinians and israeli troops. hamas militants declaring a month long protest bringing thousands of palestinian demonstrators to israel want'sborder.
ongoing dispute. fatal shooting of alton sterling, hard to watch. police body cam footage recently released capturing that deadly night. take a look at this. >> on your knees. >> i will shoot your [bleep] get your hands on the car. >> get on the ground. >> don't move. >> what did i do? abby: that is tough to watch. baton rouge police officer fired for using excelsive force. officer howie lakes suspended for three days without pay for losing his temper. neither will face criminal charges for 2016 shooting. also new overnight a federal judge temporarily blocking the trump administration from stopping immigrant teens from getting abortions. a judge ruling it unconstitutional. saying the office of refugee resettlement cannot strip unaccompanied immigrant children their right to make their own reproductive
choices. the ruling prevents the government from interfering with access to abortion. counseling and medical appointments. university of manchester researchers claiming that chocolate easter bunnies and foil rapped eggs are bad for the environment. it creates greenhouse gases and use of ingredients is wasteful. take a look at what we have on set. of course, we brought our own bunnies covered in chocolate. pete: i will unwrap as many as i can. ed: is this why we can't have things because of environmentalists? pete: yes. they ruin everything. i'm unwrapping for the sake of unwrapping is that environmentally. abby: did you take a bite out of this. pete: i did. i broke it with my thumb. i got aggressive. ed: don't get your hands all over this stuff. abby: you don't think pete's hands are clean? ed: let me just say it's
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>> i was really struck by how people said that to me. go away. go away. they never said that to a man who was not elected. i am really committed to speaking out and doing what i can to have a voice in the debate about where our country is going hen hen hillary clinton is back or i guess she never actually left. speaking at rutgers university thursday, she once again explained what happened, at least according to her in the 2016 election and why she won't stay silent. abby: here with his reaction chairman of the harris poll and author of macrosquared. good morning to you. >> good morning.
abby: we are still talking about what happened in that election. is it a woman problem? >> no. i think america always wants candidates to be gracious. i think you saw al gore after an incredibly difficult race be gracious afterwards. look, i think there is a wonderful place for hillary to talk about the issues of the country think going back over and retreading the election is a losing topic for her and she cared about healthcare, which is the number one issue in the country. i would love to see her get back to an issue like that. abby: do you think democrats looking to the future, trying to win more elections because the mid terms coming up. they are going to want to win the presidency in two years. are they wanting her out there talking about the issues? >> well, look, i think we don't know who is going to emerge among the democratic field. it's going to be a wild race. we know one thing, hillary won't be in it this time. although i thought years ago she would have made a great president. abby: good point. ed: you are known as a savvy
polster new poll showing two thirds want special counsel on alleged abuse in the fbi. a big deal that the attorney general jeff sessions said no on a second special counsel for now but there's a prosecutor out in utah who is already looking at this. so the door is open for criminal prosecutions. but it sounds like you are finding maybe the american people want something more. >> well, look, i think people seeing growing abuses over at the fbi. i think 67% in a poll, giving a preview releasing monday, a harvard caps harris poll want independent counsel to look into the fbi. it's interesting only about 36%, 37% heard about the big campaign contributions of mccabe. when they hear about it, they say wow, that's corrupt. so a lot of these stories, the american public, because of the media, hasn't even heard yet. abby: are you seeing that as a bigger trend not just at the fbi but talking to the american people just across the board when it comes to
washington and government? there is a real mistrust today. >> well, there is a mistrust but there is also you know, i made clear in microtrends squared that people have nichesd themselves into own little cacoons so they don't hear what's going on. one half will watch roseanne and the other half will watch something else. we are losing this kind of common framework as a country. ed: that's right. the author of microtrends squared mark penn. happy easter. abby: have you heard 15 minute rant slamming president trump in taking a listen. >> when my president said let's make america great again. when was he talking about? america has never been great for minorities. abby: that is just a piece of it. 12-year-old student in that class recorded that teacher's rant. she is going to join us next. you don't want to miss this. sbad
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she may not have known that day or what day or what location, but she knew. however, we were not tasked with decide if she was aof a potential attack. a little bit of head scratching there. abby, over to you. abby: thank you, pete. another teacher using the classroom as a place to share political beliefs this time slamming president trump make america great again motto. take a listen to this. >> so when my president says let's make america great again, wher when was he talking about? he must be talking about when it was great for europeans. because when it comes to minorities, america has never been great for minorities. abby: wow, that is a slice of a 15-minute rant from that teacher. this all taking place at the same georgia middle school where another teacher assigned students to write antigun letters to congress as we reported on this show
yesterday. here with more is the student who recorded that audio sixth grader and middle school student. is it josie. >> ordewella. it's cuban. abby: thank you for being with us. you are a beautiful woman. you recorded this rant. it was your teacher. why did you do that? >> we were about to watch a movie for the first day of black history month and then as soon as the movie had started, the teacher paused it and she said that earlier that day she had read a poem called america for you is not america for me. and then she said that this kind of reminded her of donald trump's slogan she turns to the clock and says hey do any of you know what donald trump's slogan is? everyone said make america great again. a few seconds later maybe when he said that he was trying to bring back segregation. right after that i instantly
knew my mom is going to love this. i recorded it. that's what i did. abby: the rant went on before you recorded it. you went home and gave it to your mom. what was her reaction. >> she was in total shock. and then she just like looked at me and looked at the phone and then she asked me to turn it up some. so i got on my editing apps and turned it up. she said joe'sy, keep listening. she kept listening and she said how is it getting worse and kept getting worse and worse. and then she was like this is unbelievable. abby: josie, part of that rant she addresses you and all of the students in that class. let me play just a little bit of that. >> what?
abby: talking 'killing babies. how did that part of her rant make you feel? >> well, it made me feel that i had done something wrong even though i knew that i didn't. she just like made me think that i did because she was just -- just the way she looked at me when she said it. she looked at me like this you're bad. and then it was just like really awkward and then i just felt so bad after that. abby: right. you think about the role of a teacher and the impact that they have on your life and everyone in that class and just how unfortunate that moment was. how did the other students around you feel about this? did you talk to any of them about it? >> i didn't really talk to them about it everyone in the class is a child except for the two teachers that were in the classroom. they were all like looking off in to space.
they were being confused and they were like, huh? abby: not sure what's going on. your school has put out a statement saying it's extremely unfortunate that we experienced unfortunate incident for a teaching using the classroom space for actions we do not condone. ththe matter was addressed immediately upon it being brought to our attention. this is unfortunate incident affords us the opportunity to remind educators of the importance of keeping any potential political bias out of lessons for any students of any wage. we wouldn't know about this if it had not been for you opening up your phone and recording this. right? they are the reason why they are talking about it now. >> oh, yeah. i'm special. abby: do you have a message for the school or, you know, anything you wanting to say before we let did you go? >> no. not really. but i'm just kind of like disappointed in the fact
that that teachers have like such a big impact on kids and like as a child, i know that you have to believe what adults say because like they are the adult and they like know everything. i know she was probably using that just so she can like just have more people, i guess, on her side. i don't know how to say that. abby: get out her own anger. we appreciate you being here. you are a brave young girl. i know that's not easy. it's great to have you on this morning, joest. thanjosie, thank you so much. >> thank you. abby: are you a citizen controversy growing around the citizenship question being added to the 2020 census. you may not believe how many people may just skip it? remember when elizabeth warren refused to take a d.n.a. test to prove her native american heritage claims? ed is very nervous about this. there is a surprise in store that you do not want to miss and neither do i. that's straight ahead ♪ take what you get ♪ and it turn it into
abby: we are back. you are going to want to head to computer. "fox & friends" new show page. pete: find page linked to social media and more. ed: go to foxnews.com check it out. all kinds of bells and whistles. it's fun. pete: use smiley picture of me which i don't like. check that out if you want to see something funny. ed: normally you are grumpy. pete: tried a smile ling one. abby: or not eating. tough job for producer. pete: great website. producer put a lot of hard work into it. check it out. firstname.lastname@example.org.
ed: some are predicting 24 million people may skip the census all together. pete: previous censuses have not asked households whether people inside the household are citizens or not. the trump administration with a focus on law and order and citizenship and understanding who is here legally and not legally says hey, what a great opportunity to get a true accounting of how many people we have here legally or illegally. let's add it. there has been controversy to the left because they of course don't want this question asked. abby: other side said this can come across disrespectful. why do you have to ask this question? good. probably one of the most important issues of this time country's history. in order to move forward, we have to get a better sense of what we are dealing with. ed: democrats are saying look, if you put the citizenship question in there, if someone is here illegally, they will get nervous about that and then they are not going to answer the other questions and not turn in a census and we will not get an accurate reading how many people are here and get the answers we need. robert shapiro was under secretary at the commerce department during the 2,000
census during the clind. he said wilbur ross and jeff sessions explicitly tied the question to federal law enforcement. that's what makes his directive so remarkable and dangerous. my analysis, he says, woo. people would skip the 2020 census if they believe names and dresses could be shared with law enforcement. you get the idea, pete, look, if somebody turns in a census and says i'm not a citizen and here is my name and here is my address. jeff sessions is going to send somebody to their door. pete: that's not what the administration is saying they are doing. they are simply saying let's get our arms around how many are here. 24.3. that's a big number. either people here illegally and don't ape it or people who are in households where there is someone who is illegal. you add that together and that number could be larger than we already know. if we want to get the hands around who is in our country and why. it makes sense to ask that question. i understand the arguments of the left per se. i think that's why president
trump was elected to say either we have a country or we don't. citizenship should matter. abby: that's why i think going into mid terms, immigration is still going to be one of the top issues for sure. abby: turning to other headlines we are following. dash cam video horrifically showing a driver driving a police officer during routine traffic stop. the officer asking the driver to get out of car after finding out he had several warrants. that is according to ohio police. the man resisting as the officer is trapped inside the door, dragging him against the pavment. cleveland police later arresting the driver. the officer is recovering with a dislocated shoulder. hiking and camping is under attack at a main college. a student run outing club is accused of white fliflg a recent school paper article. bates college described the outdoors club as massively white, sickenly privileged and closest thing we have to a fraternity.
the school has not yet commented on that. president trump sharing a message toll people celebrating passover and easter. >> during the sacred holiday of passover jewish families around the world give thanks to god for liberating the jewish people from bondage in egypt and delivering them to the promised land of israel. for crifertions we remember the suffering and death of god's only son and his glorious refresh your recollection on the third day. abby: of course easter is tomorrow and the week of passover ends next saturday. those are some headlines. we have been waiting for this all morning. it is national tater tot da day. pete: tater time. ed: we are celebrating the best way we know now. rick: joining us with the ultimate tater to it recipe is alexander. >> hi. rick: excited you are here.
is this filled all the way from the top to the bottom or is there filler in here. >> just have to eat to find out. abby: what do you have here? so many options. >> a few dishes if a feature our tater tots. abby: this is what you normally see a burger with a side of tots. >> we have taken it a step further. we have tachos. abby: is that a trending thing now? >> i think. so it definitely works for us. can i see why other places have kind of hopped on the bandwagon. but we have those today and we also have francisco if you could start cooking the egg and th the burger. show you our breakfast tots bacon jam and topped with cheese as well as our granddaddy burger. ed: do you find that bacon makes things better? >> ed only asks tough questions. >> put tater tots on a burger that's better.
start cooking burger patty here. bacon, obviously a little bit of cheese and tater tots to finish off. abby: that's a big burger. so worth it. ed: anything that doesn't go well with tots? >> i vice president thought of anything yet. that is breakfast tots bacon jam as well as. pete: jam in that? >> spicy mayo. abby: trying to think of anything that would be bad with tots like frew jam? no even that salt and sweet go together. ed: we appreciate you coming in. check out big daddy in new york city. abby: go eat tots because it's national to it day. ed: meanwhile residents in california will soon be receiving 500 bucks a month with no strings attached. is universal income is a good idea? it's certainly a good deal for some. is it a good idea? we will debate it next.
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♪ pete: welcome back. it looks like another case of california dreaming, this time with free money. low income residents of stock don, california, set to receive $500 -- to receive $500 a month for free as part of an experiment in universal basic income by the city's liberal mayor. and the tech world. so, is no strings attached universal income a good idea? or is it just a slippery slope in to socialism? here to debate is fox news contributor kevin jackson and former hillary for america surrogate david goodfriend. kevin, let me start with you. the idea is you don't need to work. if you are below a certain income threshold you get 500 bucks a month no strings attached. will this work and if not, what are the consequences? >> hey, america, it's not april fool's day. it is yet another stupid liberal policy that people want to initiate in california and where else?
give out lottery tickets, cigarettes and liquor while they are at it, right? this is one of these hair brain ideas and love how they couch it as free. it's free because somebody making 15 bucks an hour is going to work 30 plus hours to give somebody else who is not doing anything flee money, it's not free. somebody has to earn this money so somebody else can sit on their butts and doing no. california sees this as everybody should have a liveable, reasonable wage to work with so they can exist. the fact of the matter is, folks, this money is coming from somewhere. and, unfortunately, it's not -- to put it back into the system in this way is not the way that people -- that it should be done. pete: sure. david, your response to the idea that it's not fair when other taxpayers are footing the bill for folks who don't have to work and get free money? >> well, i first want to start by pointing out that it was conservatives like milton freidman in 1962 who came up with the idea of a negative income tax or even
today senator mike lee a republican of utah saying we have 79 different means tested programs, this should be consolidated. pete: you are saying this is a conservative program? >> excuse me, this is the idea of a universal income has been around since 1962. pete: for what? >> well, sir, when you call this a hair brain liberal idea you are showing your ignorance. the point is universal income is something that's been debated as a way to deal with job displacement when automation and technology are mr. b. to eliminate half, that's right, half of all jobs with -- pete: so the response. >> can you actually say this is one way of addressing an issue. you may disagree with how it's being addressed but jobs in this country and earning a living through a job are about to be completely undone by automation. pete: kevin, answer that. >> so they have been saying. pete: the idea if you lose your job from that automation then you should just be on the government doll? >> exactly, pete. many people change jobs and
change careers over time. it's happened since man has been in existence. and we started an actual culture. so this idea that oh, well, if you lose your manufacturing job, well, you are completely useless. well, that's the way leftist think. this guy can reflect back on milton freidman and the people oh it originated with a conservative. no conservative would say get something for nothing. look, i grew up poor. i didn't want something for nothing. if you had offered me $500 a month as a poor black kid growing up. i would say why would you think i would take something so silly and be limited by your $500 a month. why not $5 million a month. maybe i will consider it $500 a month is an insult and i'm willing to work for it and so are most of americans. people want us to buy into poverty. pete: why no work requirement, david? >> well, actually i think in some experiments with universal income work requirements are there. for example. pete: not in this one though. >> in the case of stockton
have you people hired to do public works. work requirements are actually not a bad idea when it comes to universal income. what i do think you are ignoring though and my friend here says he thinks this is some kind of scam. i think you are. >> i don't think it, i know it? >> good, i'm glad you know that i think what we actually have are people who are addressing a real problem. you have, for example, in coal country today in west virginia jobs left you for automation that are not coming back. people can't sell their homes because those mortgages are under water. there is an opioid crisis. >> sad story. >> so if you think there is a better solution, if you think. >> i do. let's hear it. pete: let's leave it right there. >> tell how you are going to fix it. pete: of course, donald trump made the argument we can revive these economies by getting rid of regulations that have strangled them. this is a very real debate. if a surrogate for hillary clinton basic universal income you are making argument very different approach than donald trump is that's why we are having this debate. go to those counties that
voted for him. we are going to have a segment later on in the show that their economic development has certainly approved. we have got to leave it right. >> there thank you. pete: elizabeth warren would not take a d.n.a. test last month so ed and i did. ed's results came in earlier and they are in. there is a surprise in store for him you are not going to want to miss coming up next. ♪ baby, you ain't seen nothing yet ♪ here's something that you are never going to forget ♪ ne- awwwww...did mcgruffy wuffy get a tippy wippy? i'm serious! we gotta move fast before- who's a good boy? is him a good boy? erg...i'm just gonna go. oh, you wanna go outside? you gotta go tinky poo-poo? i already went, ok? in the bathroom! as long as people talk baby-talk to dogs, you can count on geico saving folks money. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance.
crazy surprise in here. overnight is when i was first told this last night before i went to bed. i was kind of jumpy about it and no one here will tell me all morning what's the surprise? abby: he is so nervous. we will wind out right now. high heritage collaborator evette. it's good to have you. >> good to see out mice to be back. abby: tell us about it. >> it's been fun sweating it all morning. we have cool fun results for you. test your d.n.a. and the results are. in pete, yours are coming in soon so we will come back for you. ready, ed, you are ready, drum roll, please. you are 82.9% irish, scottish and welch. i think we have a graphic showing the break down. you are also might be a surprise for you did you also know you are 13.6% ashkenazi jewish. and you are 2% scandinavian as well. norway and sweden.
ed: do i get to celebrate easter and passover? therpassover. >> there is 1.5% europe and western europe. the cool thing about my heritage d.n.a. you get your matches and break down. instantly you get matches for people who share your d.n.a. from around the world. you matched with 4,000 people from around the world. waiting to hear from you. as we are preparing four research we found the guy preparing your research is actually your cousin. we have something to show you, a little surprise. we have a little bit of a tape. >> hi, ed, this is aaron, i am one of the team my heritage working on your research. you can imagine the shock when we were working with the d.n.a. results and turns out that we got a match. we're actually third to fifth cousins. look forward to exploring the connection to see how we are related. and to meeting the rest of the family. ed: oh my gosh, that's cool. >> you have a cousin in israel who is waiting to connect with you.
abby: you should invite him over to dinner. ed: dio him money or anything? pete: i saw resemblance. >> there is a little resemblance. now that we know where your heritage is from. having a cousin in israel waiting to meet with you. track your family's history. now, your irish, scottish and welch is really strong in your family research. we went back six earnings js and we have a 1930 census that shows cool stuff. we found that your great grandfather james sharky married to your great grandmother bertha. in that 1930 census it says that bertha's father was born in hungary. so now we know that this is where your ashkenazi jewish history comes from. you guys were talking about census earlier. this is the important of the census. abby: i have been dying to do this. >> so, abby, here we go. take this. i have more to share with you while abby is swabbing.
abby: i'm kind of nervous now. pete: we will get more results from ed we will share them in the after the show show. there is a lot in there. >> there is a lot in there. ed: more "fox & friends" coming up. your brain changes as you get older. but prevagen helps your brain with an ingredient originally discovered... in jellyfish. in clinical trials, prevagen has been shown to improve short-term memory. prevagen. the name to remember. janice, mom told me you bought a house. okay. [ buttons clicking ] [ camera shutter clicks ] so, now that you have a house, you can use homequote explorer. quiet. i'm blasting my quads. janice, look. i'm in a meeting. -janice, look. -[ chuckles ] -look, look. -i'm looking.
pete: the difference of opinion james comey and andrew mccabe. reports from director comey that conflicts with what mccabe has publicly said. >> andrew mccabe's lawyers firing back to fox news saying the evidence falls short of proving a lack of candor. >> big questions overnight out of california where the governor jerry brown has now issued preeaster pardons to five illegal immigrants who are felons. roseanne may revive it and now it's getting renewed. the "new york times" calling this whole deal dangerous. abby: another teacher using the classroom as place to share political beliefs this time slamming president trump make america great again motto.
>> my president says let's make america great again. when was he talking about? america has never been great for minorities. >> i instantly knew my mom is going to love this. she was in total shock. abby: march madness celebrity 98-year-old loyola chaplain sister jean we love her on this show providing words of wisdom before the men's final four. >> we have a slogan that we say worship, work, and win. ♪ ♪ ♪ ed: wow. pete: fueled with tater tots it's national tater to it day. what's the difference between a tater and tater tot. abby: we found out you are jewish. ed: i'm 13% jewish.
isn't that a hanukkah song. ed henry is usual too. change the song. pete: easter and passover. abby: we have been doing my mayor damage on the show. yours is taking a while to come back for unknown reasons. ed: we will find out a lot about pete hegseth. today i holy saturday, passover as well. sister jean has a motto for loyola. worship, work, and win. ed: great words to live by. can't get better than that. abby: this woman keeps making you love her even more every time she opens her mouth. wonderful human being so much spirit. ed: not winning today andrew mccabe back in the news. more problems. pete: james comey the director of the fbi. andy mccabe deputy director and temporarily acting director. now there is an internal fbi report. it's the report produced
byes office of professional responsibility that was used as part of deputy director andy mccabe's firing. that report also includes, we're learning, testimony from former director comey that conflicts with what mccabe has said publicly. so, what's big about this is this report points out things that have been pointed out by who is it jim jordan and others on this network saying we believe andy mccabe lied up to four times. or, you know, you would have to speculate james comey has lied publicly or privately. now they are turning at each other saying i was allowed or wasn't aloud. abby: this is a department who should be transparent of all. not just guys that worked at the fbi. the two top men at the fbi and they can't seem to come to agreement on some pretty important things like leaking information to a journalist who is talking about the clinton emails. ed: we have spent so much time, more than 14 months now, longer, investigating whether there is russian collusion. think about all the time the president hasn't spent on the economy, healthcare, all these issues we talk about
that are so important to all of our viewers. if there is collusion there, find it. then figure out where there is accountability. they haven't found collusion so far. my point is the people who have spent a lot of time investigating the president and challenging his honesty and integrity, andrew mccabe and james comey. turns out they can't get their story straight. so if the umpires, the people who are investigating have their own problems with the truth, we have got real problems here. pete: because the umpires it turns out not calling real balls and strikes. they thought the game was over and hillary clinton was going to change the game and that wouldn't matter at all. now it's coming back on them. this fbi report from the office of personal responsibility. have you got the inspector general's report coming up. you have the additional counsel outside of the attorney general's office. and calls for a special counsel to. your point, if there is no collusion, let's prove it. if there was no nefarious actions in the clinton server or fisa spying scandal. prove it shine the light of day on it and find out. abby: still a lot of questions remain. we will follow that story
closely. ed: i'm on the train from washington to new york. i pick up "the washington post" it's not on page 1. i was stunned to find buried in the paper upon news about pas about the president. areas booming in areas that voted for the president. studied labor department data. headline surprising rebound in trump country and could be short-lived. couldn't give him full credit it could be short-lived. here is what struck me. in the first year of the trump presidency, places that voted for trump are doing better economically than at the end of the obama administration. but that is not totally surprising because the overall economy has continued to add jobs. what may be more surprising is that not only are these counties adding jobs but also job growth has accelerated the most where trump had the most votes. these are places like pennsylvania, ohio, wisconsin, the forgotten man and woman. "the washington post," which is not always very positive about the president is admitting job growth, economic growth is better there. number one, and number two,
that the president is basically keeping a promise to not forget about these people. abby: that was one of the biggest promises in the campaign to those people in the part of the country saying you need economic boost more than anyone. i'm here to give that to you. that's what i'm going to campaign on. when i get into the presidency that's what i'm going to do. it is interesting that with the economy doing better there has to be that caveat. this is why it won't last. guys, why can't we just have an article saying the economy is doing well. here is why. here is why every american. i don't care if you are republican or democrat. shouldn't we all hope for the economy to stay strong? pete: i have to give ed henry credit for this. we prepare to show up for the show in the morning. look at this story right here. no one else is talking about it it's true. look at this headline. they can't even give him full credit it could be short-lived. abby: you have that much energy at 4:00 in the morning? ed: super charged pete rant. pete: no one is talking about it "the washington post," the paragon of washington, d.c. and they have to admit labor
statistics in the places where trump was elected, things are getting better. ed: jeff bezos, "the washington post" has to admit it. abby: in their own way. we have a lot of energy this morning. there is a rant going around, a sixth grade teacher johnetta benton out of georgia has her own opinions about president trump. take a listen to this. >> talking about it was great. segregation in the 60's. maybe he's talking about the 70's, when we had the black panther movement because people were still not being treated equally. maybe he's talking about the 90's when he had police officers beat and rodney king in the street. then in the 2,000s and we still having the same issues. so when my president says let's make america great again, when was he talking about? >> talking about when it was great for europeans.
america has never been great for minorities. and even now it makes me go, hmmm, when i'm trying to figure out when was it great? abby: the reason we have this rant is there was a student in that class josie, we had her a few moments ago. she decided to record this on her phone. the rant is 15 minutes long. she said it started weld before she started recording it. here is what she told me. >> we were about to watch a movie for the first day of black history month. as soon as the movie had started the teacher paused it and she said that earlier that day she had read a poem called america for you is not america for me. and then she said that this kind of reminded her of donald trump slogan that she turns at the clock and says hey, do any of you know what donald trump's slogan is? everyone said make america great again. a few seconds later she started saying maybe when he said that he was trying to
bring back segregation. right after that i instantly knew my mom is going to love this and i need to record it so that's what i did. ed: wait, let's stop the tape. so a sixth grade teacher in america is claiming to these 11, 12-year-old students that donald trump bringing segregation back in america. what a lie. this is what some teachers are teaching our children right now. pete: it's not social studies, it's social indoctrination. if this is one student in one class in one state, as parents out there, we have to be vigilant that in these public schools, government schools, largely controlled by unions that lean left. it is what it is, they may not be getting the straight story on really important matters and things of our day. so you better be in your class. better be talking to your teacher and reading your homework and looking at the curriculum. this is the same school district that sent an assignment out for kids to write about why they should be for gun control. abby: to congress. it does make you think about the parents though. how often their parents come
from from school and what happened in the classroom or what their teachers are teaching them or the rants happening. ed: we want to give al statement from hen i have county schools in georgia. it is extremely unfortunate we it strikes me did they really not know or not going in the classroom because, again, without this student recording it we wouldn't have known about it. but did the administrators know? were they turning a blind eye? pete: did they know the teacher had a political approach? s matter was addressed immediately. i would like to know what that means. has the teacher been reprimanded or suspended. abby: talking about minorities. nothing has been great for
minorities. you wonder why are so many people trying to get here. why do people want to live in this country. why do they want to live that american dream? pete: tough stuff. abby: i want to bring headlines we are following. starting with this one a fox news alert. united nations security council calling emergency meeting on deadly clashes? gaza. u.n. requesting investigation violence getting worse between palestinians and israeli troops. hamas militants declaring a month long protest bringing thousands of palestinian demonstrators to israel's border. in their ongoing dispute over land. at least 15 protesters are now dead. hundreds have been injured. also this. president trump reportedly freezing funds in syria as the u.s. reevaluates its role in that war torn nation. the white house neither confirming or denying the "wall street journal's" report that more than $200 million is being pulled from syrian recovery efforts. officials telling fox news that a state department is evaluating spending for international aid. and protests plaguing the city of sacramento overnight as outrage continues over
the deadly police shooting of stephon clarke. an independent autopsy revealing the 22-year-old was shot 8 times, including six bullets in his back. the officers responding to a call about a man breaking car windows. they claim he had a gun but only a cell phone was found. both officers are on leave. and an incredible finish at the ncaa women's final four as unbeaten uconn goes down in a last second shot. >> good! abby: what an amazing mone an at 91-89 win. loyola chaplain sister jean providing words of wisdom before the men's final four. take a listen. >> well, it all depends on how hard you work for it, too. we have a little slogan that we say worship, work, and win.
abby: not a little slogan that's a leg slogan. i love that. ed: words to live by. abby: loyola vs. michigan and kansas vs. villanova. ed: born in kansas and had one child go to villanova. abby: what are you going to do. ed: steve, send us an email friends at fox news.com. who are you routing for tonight. pete: we will let you know what he says. media in melt down mode in latest white house shakeups. >> white house in crisis. and crisis might work and chaos might work when it comes to reality show, when it comes to campaigns. when it comes to governing, not so much. pete: they say that on a loop. well, our next guest argues that trump, just like reagan, can beat back the swamp in assembling his own presidential dream team. ed: plus the roseanne revival already winning big. a "new york times" op-ed calls the show dangerous. are they trying to kill the party already?
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why wait? ask your doctor about prolia. >> bless terring op-ed in the "new york times" this morning saying essentially how difficult it was to do this job in this administration. >> this is a white house in crisis. crisis might work and chaos might work when it comes to reality show, when it comes to campaigns. when it comes to governing, not so much. >> the media back in melt down mode again over the latest white house shakeup with former v.a. secretary david shulkin out. our next guest argues in fox news op-ed that quote trump, like ronald reagan can beat back the swamp in assembling own presidential dream team. are these shakeups actually a good thing? peggy, former executive assistance to president ronald reagan author of that
op-ed joins us now from los angeles. good morning, happy easter. >> good morning, ed, how are you? >> peggy, what is your thesis about all of these shakeups? >> well, i think that it's exaggerated that the white house is in crisis. here is a man who likes change. is he a great decisionmaker. if he doesn't like something, he doesn't complain about it he mixes it up. that's what we are seeing and some of these personnel changes are beyond his control whether it's a personal issue with a staff or confirmation clog or anything like that. we see a president who is unafraid to make change. and that's what is he doing. ronald reagan did the same and made changes very early on in his presidency. and so that's something that is not new to a white house. >> you wrote a wonderful book about ronald reagan. a lot of memories in there when you mentioned that ronald reagan went through this before, what do you think is the greatest example of that? >> well, i think that ronald reagan like donald trump is a man of instinct. and people didn't elect the staffers around ronald reagan. they elected him. just like they elected
donald trump. ronald reagan was a man of instinct. so whether it was the strike where he went against common sense and a lot of people advised him differently to not fire the air traffic controllers. and, again, at the berlin wall when he sedentary down that wall. not only is the state department but his own searier advisors advised him against it but he knew it was the right thing to do and he said it boldly and aren't we glad that he did because the nation was changed and the world was forever changed as well. >> donald trump was told, also, don't, you know, get into all this rhetoric about fire and fury on north korea. don't call him little rocket man and now we see the dictator of north korea coming to the table. real quick, i have got a minute left. i'm remembering as well from your book james baker and donald regan, didn't they switch jobs in the reagan duration. a lot of people said that's not going to work but it revived his presidency. >> original job swap. people were a little nervous about that. all these staff changes are
not necessarily bad. we look at some of them as iconic figures in the reagan white house. a loa lot of those were the second appoint years, whether it was james baker or george schultz, elizabeth dole, ed mease: donald trump is going to surround himself with successful people that will give him the successful presidency moving forward. ed: thanks for the history lesson peggy grand, happy easter. >> you too. ed: easter comes early for five felons. jerry brown giving them pardons. dan bongino is pretty fired up about these pardons. he joins us just ahead. plus the newly crowned mrs. new york is also an army vet like pete. now she is taking her experience from the military to the mrs. america competition. she is here live for her first national cable tv interview next. in the army like pete, but a little more beautiful.
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a decision that's already been influenced. it's too late. pete: i'm sure the guys whose heads were cut off didn't get a fair trial. the taste cell was dubbed the beatles because of british accents. they are accused of killing and torturing hostages including journalists. backed by forces inside syria. ed: wow. all right. and a much lighter story, a new mrs. new york was crowned on sunday night. patty -- i hope i got that right. abby: will fight for the title of mrs. america in august. she has also fought for our country. pete: proud national guard veteran who used the platform to aid veterans' charities across the united states. patty is with us now. thank you for being here. abby: congrats la legs. >> thank you so much. i really appreciate it. abby: my first question, what's harder? training to work in the military in your role or being on stage and being judged. >> that's 2w5e8 the question i get asked the most. harder to be on stage in a
swimsuit than going through basic combat training. abby: why are you doing this? tell us why this is important to you. >> this is extremely important for you. fantastic way t to promote my platform. build homes for post injured 9/11 veterans. ed: pete gets in a lot of competitions. he lost to me in a three point contest. i understand you are a sharp shooter. so, we should have gotten you and pete competing. tell us about your background in the army. >> i joined several years ago. actually my contract ended two days before the pageant. so, it's almost sar serendipitous that i won. i will take you pete any time. pete: card says she is expert at shooting 300-meter target. that's a long way away. ed: i love you are red i don't to take him on. abby: what has the action been served in the military and many people say is so
different. >> so different. the reaction has been surprise for my family and friends first and foremost. a sense of pride. everyone is so happy for me and cheering me on. i couldn't be happier with the outpour of love. abby: you don't need to be put in a box of like i do military or i like to do pageants. can you do it all. >> this is my first pageant. pete: also a senior marketing manager for finance firm. pete what can't do you. >> there is a few things. can i give that you list later if you like. ed: when do you sleep. >> that's actually another question i get asked a lot. the answer is never. abby: what's unique about this is they are married women. >> correct. and they are amazing married women. abby: what's your husband think about all of. this is he surprised like everybody else. incredibly supportive. right hand man and with me every step of the way. if i told him i wanted to be an astronaut tomorrow he would be right there supporting me on this. abby: maybe that's next. pete: won in sunday in new york and las vegas in august
for the misamerica. >> take place at the westgate hotel in august. for more information can you visit www.mrs. america.com. or www mrs. new york america.com and all the information is up there. abby: you said all for a good cause. >> for you to help veterans. that's amazing. pete: what was that charity again. >> homes for our troops. thank you for having me i appreciate it. ed: taking pete down. pete: i'm on a losing streak. i don't know. a violent deportee has now been caught after a three-day manhunt. we will tell you where ice was able to track him down. abby: plus that teacher recorded in a 15-minute ramp slamming president trump. dan bongino, i wonder what he has to say about this. >> i think is he fired up. >> when my president said let's make america great again. when was he talking about? america has never been great for minorities. you will not be deterred just because your office is measured
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♪ renegade ♪ hey, hey abby: it's going to be a beautiful day in new york. finally. pete: spring is almost here. abby: you know what's better is florida. pete: air conditioned studio in florida is dan bongino. secret service agent, good friend of the show and host of the dan bongino show. good morning, dan, thanks for being here. >> yeah, this studio is in my house and florida actually stinks today. the weather is awful. ed: only 60 or something. abby: i don't feel your pain. ed: what do you think about andrew mccabe, the former deputy director now raking in nearly half a million dollars for legal defense in less than a day on go fund me. we are told he had all kinds of assets. and, sure, everyone is entitled to mount a legal
defense. he has already got money in the bank and this guy who was lying and leaking on the public dime is now saying on go fund me give me your cash. >> yeah, listen, man, i'm all about the free market. you want to give your money over to a guy who has tremendous sources of assets. this is what i find interesting ideologically. shun philanthropy in favor of government funding. now they finally found a philanthropic cause they love government corruption. let's pile in all our assets to defend the guy terminated from his job for at at bettsbestmisfeasance and at wort malfeasance. he would probably be looking at a claw back of his past salary, not a $500,000 go fund me fund. ed: these a day. he is going to get even more. >> it's astonishing. do what you want with your
money. a fool and his money are soon departed. or are soon parted. good luck andrew mccabe. abby: i'm sure have you seen this rant now a sixth grade teacher in georgia was recorded by one of her students ranting about the president talking about immigration in this country and pointing to the students at one point saying if you are calling illegal immigrants killers, you are too because we are all immigrant. it is astonishing. here is just part of that take a listen. when i examine history, i can't remember a time when it was great for anybody other than the europeans. >> he's probably talking about the point before all of the illegal immigrants were killing measures. killing -- killing americans. every person in this room is immigrant. when you are talking about killing people, you are talking about yourselves. abby: dan, what on earth? >> what were you thinking? this is puzzling to me.
i was leaving airport not long ago and got confronted by a liberal. this happens to me a lot now that they have seen me on the network. they are the most sensitive people around. they feel the need to take liberties with you in public and scream and yell. when it comes to us we want to be left alone. what were you thinking as unquestioned liberal this teacher was attacking our kids like that on what was basically a fair question. on this, too. this topic, i get it, listen nobody is going to dispute america's scared history with race. nobody. we never ever should. that was built into who we are and remember it all the time so we never ever go back to those days. why not for a second give a more balanced approach as well and acknowledge all of the people who sack filed to get rid of jim crow. people who sacrificed in civil war to wipe the stain of slavery from our country. why no not give a balanced approach and stop painting america as a hell hole that isn't. this is the greatest place on earth. pete: dan, you said what were they thinking? they're thinking and saying
i have a point of view and i want the kids to mirror or mimic what i have to say. that sounds more like indoctrination than actual teaching. >> you know, why do you send your kids to school, pete? you don't send them to school for propaganda. you send them for living. though this whole propaganda send them to school for foot soldiers for liberal causes. it's bizarre. one the reasons i took my kids out of public school. i can't take it anymore. i send my kids to learn. not to become loyal liberal voters in the future. it's really a shame what's happened here because my tax dollars pay for this, too. i have a right and i should have some input into this, too. teach, don't propagandize. abby: also remind your students why they do live in the greatest country on earth and learn from those mistakes. why do immigrants want to come to this country because we can live that american dream and they can have a better life. that's the irony of the whole things. >> you know, abby, we have always been that light house in the fog there are so many failed country thats that come before us. you should thank the lord
every single day you not only live in america but right now. the greatest country on earth. where can you voice these opinions by the way with no fear of government coming at you. this is the greatest place on earth. thank the lord for it. pete: such a great point. so many of those countries that did fail they failed because they stopped believing in themselves or believing in the core values on which they were found. if you don't continue to teach them in a balanced way in a classroom. kids will either forget them or totally reject them which is what we see more than what people any public schools today. >> pete, that national anthem still brings a tear to my eye, man. this place matters. it should matter. we have been rough. we have some scars. but we are still the greatest place on earth. kiss the ground, man. abby: pete does have some emotion in him. he also has three daughters. pete: love it, dan. abby: good to see you. turning now to some other headlines we are following this morning. a three-day manhunt for a violent deportee coming to an end. ice agents arresting this man at a chicago starbucks. he escaped authorities
fleeing off in a taxi at new york's jfk airport moments before being deported to senegal. on weapons charge. he will prosecution for his escape. sending a measure to governor phil scott's desk. raise the legal age to buy a gun to 21. edges pansd background checks for private gun sales and ban high capacity magazines and bump stocks. governor scott vowing to sign that law making vermont the latest to change gun laws after parkland school massacre. arnold schwarzenegger recovering after open heart surgery. guess what his first words were. i'm pretty sure he said that he's back. ed: or that. pete: flashback clip right there. abby: i love according to his rep, the former governor
in good spirits. not an emergency surgery as first reported. noting it was a backup option to an experimental valve replacement. >> schwarzenegger on the left kilmeade on the right. pete: that was like four studios ago that was cool. >> calling for basic training rise recruits. abby: new soldiers are lacking proper discipline and physical fitness according to senior military officials. they are postponing a harder -- or proposing a harder and longer basic training. strict discipline and battlefield skills. the program could be in place as early as december. how would pete do? ed: sounds like pete got out just in time. pete: i sure did. maybe parents teach a little discipline. ed: army vet challenging you saying she could take you. pete: challenged me to rifle shooting contest. she said after the break i seriously want to challenge you. ed: we love challenging our brother pete. rick has the weather.
rick: that story was for you and me that's why it happened before the weather. welcome from barcelona. barcelona. barcelona? >> barcelona. there you go. welcome. we are happy you are here for the nice easter weekend. take a look at the map. show you what's going on for your easter sunday. it is not going to be a very nice easter egg hunt in chicago. 39 degrees. kansas city a high of 31. snow dropping down across central parts of nebraska. that's going to start overnight tonight in throughout missouri. then by tomorrow we will be seeing snow across parts of southern illinois. southern indiana. along the ohio river valley. unfortunately some still winter weather hanging on. down across the southeast it will be beautiful. 77 degrees in atlanta. with tons of sunshine. same goes for florida. enjoy the easter egg hunts and sunday morning services. pete: appears the easter bunny is currently in
mexico. rick: hopping trying to get up here. abby: thanks, rick. pete: the city of he is con esco could be next to join in the lawsuit. griff jenkins has a report coming up next. ed: new york auto show shifting into gear. see what i did there? abby: nice. ed: latest and greatest suvs and crossover out on the plaza next to rick just ahead. abby: is that a lamborghini out there? ed: really? ♪ ♪ patients that i see that complain about dry mouth. they feel that they have to drink a lot of water. medications seem to be the number one cause for dry mouth. i like to recommend biotene. it replenishes the moisture in your mouth. biotene definitely works. [heartbeat]
no longer king survey by capital 1 finding that 25% of americans rarely, if ever, carry cash anymore. abby: so true. ed: they carry bit coin like pete. pete: they do. ed: millennials carrying cash is inconvenient. study finding that 60% believe cash may even disappear completely. pete: it could but it will never totally disappear. abby: i hope not. bit coin we can debeat that later. california governor jerry brown sparking new outrage after pardoning five criminal illegal immigrants. pete: this coming at critical moment as more counties may join the federal lawsuit against california's sanctuary state laws our own griff jenkins is live to explain. without a doubt growing backlash against california's sanctuary state laws one of which completely handcuffs law enforcement from cooperating with ice
and removing dangerous criminals just like the ones governor brown pardoned. we saw this first in orange county where they vogted unanimously. now it's spreading south to san diego county where the mayor of escondido sam abed says his city will vote to join the city's lawsuit against the state he is outraged at what governor brown and attorney general becerra have done. >> they are insane these two leaders in california care more about illegal criminals and protecting illegal criminals than protecting our citizens. this sim moral, illegal and unconstitutional. period u. >> we also spent time with the field office director of ice. david miron when we were out here. and he says what they are asking for isn't too much. >> again we're not asking california law enforcement to become immigration agents. when they have somebody in custody we are looking for, we're just asking that they
let us know and they allow us the opportunity to come pick that person up. when they finish with their criminal proceedings. >> and to put this in perspective, guys, dr. marin told me about 6-year-old girl killed by illegal alien drunk driver february 23rd last month with multiple convictions which may have been prevented but for these new laws. guys? ed: horrible. abby: heart-breaking. pete: nice work, griff. thanks. abby: facebook cannot catch a break. employees over uproar leaked memo. unveils ugly truth behind social media giant to grow. we will show it to you just ahead. pete: the new york auto show shifting in high gear. we have the latest and greatest suvs and crossovers on our plaza. we will be in them and bring them to you next ♪ funny how the world keeps turning ♪ look pa, ♪ no hands ♪ i love this american ride ♪
abby: we are back and out on the plaza because the new york auto show kicking into high gear this week. we have brought you some of the show's latest and greatest suvs and crossovers to our plaza. here with the best of the best in motor trend is motor trend editor in chief ed low. good to see you this morning. >> thank you so much. abby: what have we got. >> honda kona. tez la fighter here. 250-mile range i haven't driven it yet but it's very awesome. abby: very future his stick looking. >> indeed. it's a small cross overover. five passenger all wheel drive. all electric. no gas in this one.
abby: i love that. >> over here all new forester. ed: subaru. >> five passenger suv. this has some very advanced driver features in here. it's got i sight between camera system. new features called driver focus. ed: feels like i want to go on adventure. >> scans your face to make sure you are not distracted. look at your phone, fall asleep, it's amazing. ed: amazing. go on. >> all righty, here now we have the acura rdx. pete: that's right. >> this is an amazing system inside the touch screen. pete: mouse pad. >> it is maps like your iphone. very easy to use. amazing sound system. pete: we have a little jay-z here. 99 problems and this acura is not one. >> beautiful car. all wheel drive. great steering. rick: i'm looking for the weather on this piece on
this console. trying to find the weather app. here. >> of course you would be. this is very familiar to the new yorkers navigator. giant, luxurious american three row suv. do you love it. rick: it's actually spectacular. i feel like a little kid driving in a big person's car because this is big. >> it's actually very easy to drive. also has adaptive suspension so very, very smooth ride. gorgeous car should be a huge hit for lincoln. rick: what do these go for. >> these start at $72,000. as it sits it's $96,000. rick: you could buy a house for that amount. >> have you tvs. first class accommodation. pete: oh, man. >> now, you guys got to love. this this is all new. pete: get in the back, kids. >> lamborghini. start it up. abby: can we get the camera. starting the engine is probably the coolest part of
this car. >> like launching a rocket. abby: do you see this thing? >> and then push start. put on the brake. should start up. [engine revving. >> give it a little bit of gas, rev it up. you can do more than that. [revving engine. pete: a lot of bit more. >> $200,000 lamborghini. this thing has 250-horsepower. amazing performance. 0 to 60 in well under 4 seconds. lamborghini. abby: what's new this year. >> this whole thing. they have never sold a lamborghini suv before. this is new for them. rick: cars are advancing so much. almost any car is good nowadays. it seems to me. >> it's hard to buy a bad one. abby: listen to the music in here we are jamming. rick: what's a new thing that's happening in cars
this year? >> search talking about autonomous. the future of cars where you don't have to drive. we're pretty far from that at this point but a lot of the vehicles are now getting safety systems that can take over for certain situations. rick: i drove a car recently and it had that out on the highway and i took my hands off the wheel for, i don't know, a good, probably 50 miles. and it was fine. i mean not off the wheel off the wheel. >> the car will take over for you and steer and help course correct. not a lot of cars out there yet that you just lay back and go to sleep. actually no vehicle out there. abby: guess what pete chose for our music? >> celine dion. still ahead herman cain, geraldo rivera and special mystery guest right here next hour ♪ ♪ what in the world ♪ can make a brown eyed girl
pete: difference of opinion and perspective between andy mccabe and james comey continues internal fbi reports includes testimony from director comey that conflicts with what mccabe has publicly said. ed: andrew mccabe's lawyers firing back to fox news saying the evidence falling short of proving a lack of candor. >> the big question is overnight out of california where governor jerry brown now issued pre-east or pardons to five illegal immigrants and now it's getting renewed. the new york times calling this whole deal dangerous. abby: another teacher using the classroom as a place to share their political belief this time slamming president trump's make america great again motto.
>> well my president said let's make america great again. america has never been great for minorities. >> i instantly knew my mom is going to love this. she was in total shock. abby: march madness 98 year old loyola chaplin sister jean providing words and wisdom before the men's final four. >> we have a little slogan that we say worship, work, and win. >> ♪ we are family i've got all my sisters and me ♪ ed: so that is sister sledge. sister jean will take center stage tonight in the final four with loyola by the way breaking news update from steve doocy. he says he went to kansas sent two kids to villanova torn between his wife kathy rooting
forgive nova, he says sorry, kids, and i talked to peter doocy covering the president down in palm beaches he's running around with a villanova class ring. abby: it's the place to be. he's torn. pete: he also points out kansas invented basketball literally his name is from there so it's a good thing in their favor but sister jean and folks at loyola, it's the early game so we'll see it because we have to go to bed early. abby: what is her motto again? ed: worship, work, and win. pete: on this holy saturday is a pretty good motto. love it. abby: well there is a lot going on this morning and a lot of talk in california. the lawlessness continues governor jerry brownish used pre -east or pardons to five illegal felons facing deportation and this is something he's done on the past pardoned people on christmas and exercised his pardoning more than any governor in that state. ed: arnold schwarzenegger pardon
ed 15 people while governor way more from jerry brown over christmas there was more than 120 pardons including yes more illegal immigrant felon s facing deportation. abby: kidnapping, robbery, one of them badly beating his wife, threatening a crime with intent to terrorize, dealing drugs, not just people not paying parking tickets. pete: ed you mentioned 15 under arnold schwarzenegger since 2011 -- ed: and they were just pardoned. pete: under jerry brown 1115 pardons to include this group now, and it just adds to the sense that lawlessness seems to be the law of the land. legal, illegal doesn't matter, do we check your id, do we not, some counties are trying to fight back but if you're a citizen of california how frustrating is it to watch your leadership not care about law and order and not care about citizenship and pardon illegals with felonies? they could still be deported but
they aren't in california. abby: not even if you're a legal what if you're legal trying to go about it the right way, trying to live in this country and get in that line and do it the proper way, when you see this happen it's like what do we stand for? ed: insane. this week obviously there was a lot of talk about the roseanne revival, president calling roseanne, congratulating her on the ratings 18 million people watching and interesting because it was middle america watching, tulsa, kansas city, big ratings so the new york times of course has to dump on it. abby: because now it's being renewed for a second season because a lot of people loved the show years ago and they loved the first season because roseanne she's outspoken we all know her. she's doubled down her political view this is someone i think she's been a democrat in the past but a supporter of president trump. ed: not such a bad guy. pete: so the newspaper the president calling failing new york times had this op-ed about roseanne. they said this the fictional family and the shows very real create or are further normalizing trump and his worked
harmful political ideology. there are times when we can consume problematic pop culture but this is not one of those times. the resistance put continue, i saw the first two episodes of the roseanne reboot but that's all i'm going to watch. it's a small line to draw but it is a start. can't normalize president trump by watching a tv show. abby: but it did show that it did do well and that there are people not in california, not new york city, but all throughout this country that wanted a breath of fresh air and something different and this show is entertaining and funny and i think it's an example of what this country is all about. pete: it took this long for someone to recognize that people who voted for president trump also watch television. these award shows their ratings keep going into the tank maybe if they showed balance and they weren't just liberal propaganda they might have more viewers. ed: pointed out the ratings 18 million was right around where the oscars dropped to so america was watching this. abby: well someone else is
outraged about this newt gingrich was on this show yesterday and he was asked about the show and here was his message to the media. take a listen. >> i think it's great that she's doing so well. i think it is frankly funny that she is pro-trump openly so, and she's being successful and i think there's a message there, those people think trump is going to be easy to beat, you better get on with roseanne. ed: maybe the president is talking to the forgotten man and women and not like the whole roseanne show is touting donald trump talking. it's just showing different views. pete: it was a conservation between people who disagree and there was funny parts but both sides were represented. abby: so we asked you on the show what do you think about roseanne and you guys have been e-mailing us your responses. dale says i love the new show keep it going roseanne and the cast. pete: keep that teleprompter going too because it's not moving so we can't read the e-mail. abby: [laughter] ed: the next e-mail is from marilyn. finally will abc have the nerve to bring back last man standing. abby: that's with tim allen.
it's actually really funny. ed: he got fired right? abby: well it was on abc and" didn't get renewed and it had good ratings and there was no reason for that and now it's on cmt, another channel that i watch a lot and tim allen is still as funny as he ever was. ed: interesting facebook can't catch a break we were talking about it this morning their employees in an uproar over an executive's leaked memo from 2016 in which and raw bosworth, a facebook vice president was talking about outlook, there's some good with social media, there's some bad, he said maybe it costs a life exposing someone to bullies, maybe someone dies in a terror attack coordinated on our tools, and still, we connect people. the ugly truth is that we believe in connecting people so deeply that anything that allows us to connect more people more often is de facto good. abby: that was back in what? pete: 2016 and it was an internal memo that was leaked but for those in the general public that don't know the inside conservation it's very revealing because it seems
there's a private facebook and public facebook and the private facebook is hey we just want to connect people we're agnostic to belief if you're a terrorists if you're this or that, not a terrorists that's something they know they need to crackdown and should do better at but if you're doing good or bad things publicly they're talking about social responsibility and all the things and you feel like as a conservative it's slanted against you we've seen it with places like prager university, a lot of conservatives reach out to me saying my posts aren't being shared and there's a concern it's slanted in one direction but privately there's a real profit to keep connected. abby: i think a lot of companies like facebook trying to figure out how to navigate the world we live in with technology. you can decide whether or not you want to be apart of facebook but as they continue to grow and get bigger and bigger how do you clamp down on that. ed: isn't it ironic facebook started out with this whole transparency and selfies and show us your entire life and don't worry about your privacy we've got everything, and now when we want to see some of
their memos they're like oh, delete delete delete. pete: that's true and we learned the stuff we thought was private to them hasn't stayed private at all. abby: i do want to bring other headlines on a serious note with a fox news alert. the united nations security council calling an emergency meeting on the deadly clashes and the u.n. is requesting an investigation over concerns of the violence getting worse between palestinians and israeli troops declaring a month-long protest bringing thousands of demonstrators to israel's border in their ongoing dispute over land. 15 protesters are now dead hundreds have been injured and diplomats flying out of the united states today just days after president trump's decision to expel # 0 officials from the country and losing its consolate in seattle. the president's decision coming after the poisoning of an ex- russian spy and his daughter in the uk. russia now retaliating expelling 60 american diplomats and closing our consolate in st.
petersburg. and the final four, tipping off tonight, march madness celebrity 98 year old loyola chaplin sister jean providing words of wisdom before her team's big game. here is what she said. >> well it all depends on how hard you work for it too. we have a little slogan that we say worship, work, and win. abby: so true and so old school. need to get back to that. hard work. tonight's game loyola versus michigan and kansas versus villanova, great matchups but a dilemma for own steve doocy showing his conflicted attire on instagram posting in part, ku is mine and vu is where two of my kids and a lot of my money went. i imagine he's going to take the second. ed: in fact i'm told we have a mystery guest by phone. mystery guest reveal yourself. yes, hello. it's the mystery voice. pete: [laughter] abby: hi, steve. ed: good morning. i sound a little different
because the oak ridge boys called. they needed a bass, so i'm working on that. pete: i can tell. ed: are you calling into critique us or talking about the final four, we doing a good job on the couch? >> fantastic but ed i see you spilled a little something where i sit. ed: i'll clean it up. abby: steve what are you going to do? pete: what's your pick for tonight steve? >> it's tough because peter went to undergraduate at villanova and that's why i'm wearing the t-shirt right now that says my kid and my money go to villanova university, and then my daughter mary went to law school there and i went to the university of kansas where they invented basketball. so ladies and gentlemen, i'm going with ku. i will be the only person in the house screaming but then again, i won't actually sound like i'm screaming just in pain because of how i sound right now. abby: you're a villanova dad and you've given them your money you've done enough steve.
pete: kansas is the home of basketball. i mean it's literally where it was invented. >> dr. james bateman, that's right at the university of kansas, with hoop invented the whole thing and here we are. ed: steve get yourself some hot tea, but enjoy the game and it's always a pleasure to have you on have a great weekend. abby: thanks, steve. pete: good stuff. abby: you never know what's going to happen. pete: i didn't know he was calling in until right there. ed: i'm sorry i spilled coffee here. pete: i watched you pour it out. abby: he watches you like a hawk when you're in his seat. pete: well we'll move on jefferson, you know jefferson, the thomas type, has got to go. that's what students are chanting as they protest at one college campus. why would they want to remove history? ed: and job growth and the economy are booming in the areas that voted for the president. even the washington post, pete, is admitting it. pete: ed's favorite paper.
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abby: welcome back. well there is an economic boom in trump country. ed: and even the washington post which usually doesn't like the president has to admit it, in writing. in the first year of the p.m. presidency they write places that voted for trump are doing better economically than at the end of the obama administration. what may be more surprising is that not only are these counties adding jobs but also job growth has accelerated the most in counties where trump earned the most votes. pete: so what is behind that success? abby: joining us now to weigh in is former ceo of godfather and 2012 republican presidential candidate herman cain. great to have you with us good morning. >> good morning, thank you. happy to be here. abby: all right so what do you make of that washington post not usually giving the president any
sort of praise but in this case they may not have a choice. >> they are not telling the whole story. the whole country is trump country, and even if you look in those areas where they are saying trump didn't get the majority of the votes, their economy is booming too. when you have a gdp growth rate north of 2.5 and we're off to a great start this year and the stock market is on fire it's helping everybody but the washington post is doing is what they like to try to do and mislead people and think that only the trump areas are doing better. the whole country is doing better and the economy is on the rise. ed: the article comes with some fancy charts and the like which i'm having trouble reading but they do say the counties that voted for him have even larger benefit from this. what policy approach because those are a lot of places where the forgotten men and industries that had done well in the past had started to fade away are starting to come back.
what policies led to this kind of rebound? >> tax cuts and jobs plan. that's it simply and now if you have a county that was below the national average it's probably showing a greater increase than a company or a county that was performing at the national average. the policies that are impacting and helping the entire country which i call trump country, the entire country, tax cuts and jobs plan. regulate rollback. confidence that we have the supreme court that's not going to be bias and a list of other executive orders. his policies are helping the entire country but the washington post, they only want people to believe that the trump counties are the only ones benefiting and that's misleading ed: and the washington post also happens to be owned by jeff bezos from amazon of course president spars with him a lot. >> yeah! ed: and what's interesting is you mentioned a moment ago the stock market is on fire i would
add its been pretty volatile and the president tweeted about amazon their stock went down here is what he's saying this morning. while we were on the subject it is reported that the u.s. post office will lose $1.50 on average for each package it delivers for amazon that amounts to billions of dollars and the failing new york times report that the size of the companies lobbying staff has ballooned and that does not include the fake washington post he says which is used as a lobbyist and should so register. if the post office increases parcel rates amazon shipping costs would rise by 2-point # billion dollars. this post office scam he says must stop, amazon must pay real cost and taxes now, what say you >> what i say is first, amazon should be left alone and let the market determine their faith along with consumers. secondly, fix the post office. fix the postal system. it has been losing money for decades and they won't fix the problem. amazon isn't a problem with the
post office. the post office is the problem with itself. that's what i would say and so my main point is whenever you allow the markets, you allow consumers to determine the faith of somebody like amazon even if we see some irregularities let the market handle it. it will eventually shake it out and as far as the stock market, yes, we're seeing some volatility but it has not lost all of the great gains it has generated within the last year. ed: herman cain he always delivers. abby: someone else has that nickname too. abby: great to have you on this morning. ed: being held in contempt of congress not stopping former attorney general eric holder's hopes of a potential run for the white house. will he decide to take on trump? abby: and our own geraldo rivera is here live to talk about his new book, a lot is in this book joining us on the curvy couch.
pete: now to a fox news alert the united nations security council calling an emergency meeting on the deadly clashes that have killed at least 15 protesters and injured hundreds. abby: militants declaring a month-long protest that has brought thousands of palestinian demonstrators to israel's border ed: so what can president trump do to alleviate tensions there and bring peace to the region here to weigh in, geraldo rivera has a new book we'll talk about. also you reported obviously all around the world but particularly. geraldo: gaza is the world's largest concentration camp and
recognize that this violence is something that could happen every day in gaza. there are almost 2 million palestinians stuffed in an area 25 miles long by five miles wide and the israelis control the border, the electricity, jobs, i mean it really is a melancholy place. pete: the keepers of the concentration place are hamas not israel. geraldo: who controls the fences though pete? pete: but to call that concentration camp, that is really slanted. geraldo: that approach, what is slanted is to say that israelis or israel is being afflicted or attacked from the militants in gaza without recognizing there are 2 million palestinians in gaza with no hope, they have no future. their lives have been controlled since the 1967 war, and the president must reenergize the peace process. that's the real point i think.
if you can ignore the west bank and gaza for days and days and months and even years, then suddenly something like this happens, and people remember oh, yes, this is occupied tort territory. pete: you can't negotiate with hamas. they're a terrorists organization that says they want to wipe israel off the map. geraldo: pete i won't even argue because this is one of those things -- abby: this reminds me, geraldo of so many families today including my own and we were talking about this in the commercial break where there is division. there's division right now in politics and i want to get to your book, the geraldo show because we've been talking about roseanne on this show and she's someone that opens up about her politics and you say you relate to that because you're apart of a family where a lot of people have different perspectives and some types it's challenging. geraldo: i just mentioned to the major that sometimes it never meets with palestinian and israel is one example but the roseanne show was also telling
the story of the rivera family because here is roseanne, a trump supporter and her sister hates trump. translate that to my family and millions of other families. i support the president and i can divide by differences on policy with the president for my support of the man and the office i think you only get one president at a time. i'm honored that my old friend is now one of the 45 men in the history of the republic who holds that office. my wife cannot. she really can't stand his policy. she can't separate the man from the actions and these policies, so i think that that conflict that tension that division that's reflected in the roseanne show is something that's a story that's the great american story i think of certainly of the age of trump and this era. abby: and so many people can relate to. pete: i bet your own family abbey if i'm not mistaking. abby: there are a lot of us a lot of opinions and background so that's what makes this country so great and being able to talk about those differences and what we love about you
because you're an open book and now you have it. geraldo: i have a book to open. abby: you talk about it all and all of the things you've been through. geraldo: the big part of this book, the soul of the book is what happened after 9/11. when i left my top-rated high- paid job at nbc, my desk job to come here to fox and be a war correspondent. why did i do that? because my friends and neighbors were killed on 9/11, my city was savaged on 9/11 and i wanted very much to go after the people that inflicted that pain and suffering on us and i became a fox news senior war correspondent and went there 11 extended assignments in afghanistan and iraq and finally after 10 years i was blessed to be on the air the night we learned that osama bin laden who had inflicted so much pain and suffering on us had finally been killed. ed: real quick i got to interrupt you because i don't know if you know this but the night he was killed i raced to the white house and they had
what they call a hard pass, you happened to be in washington and i was standing at the gate inside the white house all these reporters were trying to get in and they're like you're not on the list and this guy is like sorry we know who you are and your face but we can't let you in. there are people outside celebrating thousands of student s outside and this guy talked his way into the white house gates. i watched it happen. you didn't have the right pass to get in do you remember that? geraldo: i had no pass. i said i've got to find my crew my brother craig and my crew and they actually let me in the white house. that never happens and then i got there and i was reporting and in a sea of people who were so skill rated by the fact that we finally got this. abby: they got to crackdown with that white house. ed: they will let anybody in. pete: geraldo we may disagree on some things but you're a patriot and there's amazing stories it's a great book. geraldo: i appreciate that. abby: thanks, geraldo. ed: hundreds of sheriffs around the country writing to congress demanding tighter border
security and an end to sanctuary policies. will their voices be heard? we'll talk about it with a panel of sheriffs. abby: and there are three mystery flavors we are trying them and exclusively only here on the show we're going to reveal what those flavors are. pete: hard hitting news. abby: you don't want to miss this. >> ♪ ♪
>> ♪ ♪ abby: it is a beautiful saturday morning in new york city and it's easter weekend so just in time for the holidays, pete is taking over the studio, and who doesn't love a good peep , pete. pete: we're taste testing the three peeps mystery flavors and we get to reveal the flavors for the very first time right here on television. so mystery number one. grab one. ed: i thought it was added color , not flavor. abby: they don't want us to know rick: i've got this one. abby: licorice. abby: okay i've got the results. ed: oh, speermint. abby: root beer float. ed: that's really weird. pete: you pretty much nailed
that one. okay, don't worry i washed my hands. rick: i feel like peeps are not something that everybodies finger should be on before you eat them. pete: it's orange. ed: how many peeps can pete eat? abby: that is orange. rick, come on? ed: tangerine. abby: close, lemonade. i kind of like the root beer float. rick: maybe this is like a suggestion like we don't know what we're doing at all. ed: it tastes like sugar. pete: there's the last one. rick: why do they all look the same? abby: i'm going to cheat. you cheated you looked. and you cheated. you can't say. pete: fake news ed. abby: i don't know anything. ed: what does it taste like? abby: do you remember the slurpi e flavor? ed: blue raspberry. abby: so we have root beer float
, lemonade and blue raspberry. pete: america loves you epinephrine for rick. ed: has anybody roasted a peep? send me a message. pete: a roast peep shore. that could be good. ed: a roast root beer float. abby: on a serious note i want to bring you other headlines starting with this one. former attorney general eric holder still considering a 2020 presidential run telling in an interview he's still making up his mind. >> i've said as i'm going to decide by the beginning of next year and see if there's going to be another chapter in my public service career. abby: holder adding he disagrees with attorney general jeff sessions decision-making at the justice department saying he would put a stop to it. also, in the news a free woman a jury acquitting her of all
potential charges involving her husband omar mateen who killed 49 people at the orlando nightclub hours after the decision the jury foreman releasing this statement in part saying she may not have known what day or location but she knew, however we were not tasked with deciding if she was aware of a potential attack. we were presented with no option but to return a verdict of not guilty. and an emotional reunion as friends and family welcome peace prize winner milala to her hometown overnight in pakistan with as you can imagine tight security. its been six years since the taliban militants shot her there in hopes of silencing her advocacy for women's education in pakistan. at that time she was just 14 years old and what a career since then. well last month we discussed elizabeth warren refusing to take a dna test to prove her native american heritage claims but that did not stop pete and ed from taking a my heritage test, but eds results are ready
and he got a little surprise this morning. >> this is aaron, i'm actually one of the team on my heritage that's been working on your research we're actually third to fifth cousins and look forward to exploring the connection to see how we're related and to meeting the rest of the family. ed: oh, my gosh that's cool. abby: they've already invited him over for dinner. ed: he just e-mailed me and said that i owe him money but you can see there 82.9% irish, scottish and 12.9% jewish 2% scandanavian and my mom you'll love this, so she says i missed the segment but i got all these texts saying i didn't know you were jewish, she's like what happened so i'm trying to explain it to her so i've got a full report i just forwarded to her by e-mail but i feel like we should have her on the show next week. pete: you should. what new traditions that you have to learn now ed i love it so great. abby: rick have you done any of these tests to figure out your heritage? rick: i have, i did. abby: did anything shock you?
rick: no nothing just like a big mix of everything. abby: you're so boring rick. rick: if i watch by that guy ed on the street i would have thought he was your cousin. abby: i agree. rick: you guys look a lot alike i can't wait for the reunion guess what he's actually right here, ed. abby: [laughter] rick: let's make it happen cool temperatures across the far north still like winter in fact we have a lot of snow we're dealing with still snow today, tomorrow, another storm for monday, and probably another storm behind us so we're not fully in the clear just yet. down across parts of florida one front moving through bringing scattered showers nothing that's going to bust this drought in fact behind us we're going to dry out for a number of days unfortunately. here is where we have snow this morning moving across parts of the western great lakes rain to the southern side of this but another storm develops right behind it so here is storm one with snow still maybe another six inches across northern parts of wisconsin and the next storm tonight into tomorrow dies down across parts of the central plains and eventually the ohio valley and places like
philadelphia monday morning see ing snow, new york city see ing snow on monday morning as well but for easter sunday, the south is where it's at it's all going to be a beautiful time all across from houston through atlanta down to miami tons of sunshine and feeling like spring or summer. abby: and the bunny is still in mexico. rick: he's trying, pete's happy about that bunny. pete: jump over that border wall ed: i knew you'd go there. abby: thank you, rick. pete: we'll see the easter bunny tomorrow so will all of you kids because he will be in america and around the world. hundreds of sheriffs from around the country now writing to congress demanding tighter border security and an end to sanctuary policies will their voices be heard we'll talk about it with a panel of sheriffs coming up next. ed: if you build it they will come the classic movie field of dreams is a vacation destination you can visit we sent todd pyro to get a behind the scenes
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number 1. the prize is the fourth largest in games history, here in new jersey check it. all right on to our next segment border patrol agents praising president trump for his action on immigration. >> we're happy to have the president's leadership. we did a reprogramming in 2017 based on his desire to get from us the requirements we have on the southwest border so some of these are existing requirement but he moved us in the direction to get that funding. everywhere we've had this barrier it's a safer condition from where our agents work and helps us control the border better. pete: president trump is fighting for that and now it's capitol hill's turn nearly 400 sheriffs from around the united states wrote a letter to congress this week demanding tighter border security and an end to sanctuary policies. will lawmakers in washington d.c. ever listen is the question here to discuss are two of the sheriffs who signed the letter sheriff justin smith of larimer county colorado and
sheriff mark daniels of coachy county, arizona both of you thank you for being here this morning, i'll start with you. you're on a border state in arizona. what is the status right now and how has it changed under the leadership of president trump? >> well good morning, everyone. thanks for having me. you know, with this president having the will to secure the border the message has been very strong and is felt both from the cartells to the law enforcement that work that border. i know the border patrol agents i work with, our governor, local law enforcement we're excited. it's overdue. we need to have a secure border in this country. i mean when you look at almost 90% of illegal drugs that come into our country our communities are coming through the southern border we need to have a secure border so having a president like president trump whose stated we need to have a secure border and putting that will forward we're very excited. pete: sheriff smith the other part of this letter is talking about sanctuary cities and the
implication of that on state and local and federal law enforcement. talk to us a little bit sheriff smith about in your experience in colorado or your experience of other sheriffs elsewhere what are the consequences of sanctuary city policies? >> thank you, pete that is also a very important issue because as they've drawn these sanctuar ies and, you know, really put peace officers in the middle of this political fight and potentially punish law enforcement officers simply for asking questions of a victim, witness, or suspect, doing that makes our communities less safe. pete: sheriff you say even the a clu has local sheriffs in their sight. what do you mean by that? >> absolutely. the inquiries and the lawsuits come on a regular basis when sheriffs are simply trying to work together with our federal partners to work together for community safety, we're routinely sued or attacked through their press releases or they send folks after us and it
makes it very difficult and that's where we ask for our partners with ice to stand with us when we have aclu lawsuits coming on a regular basis. pete: sheriff briefly to close critics still say these walls don't work. what's your experience on the border? >> well they do work. they're a symbol of trespass number one that tells folks you can't come across. it's illegal to come across here and i've got to say with sheriff smith adding if i could add-on to that also is the fact that the fight on the front line at the border between local, state and federal and then to see these sanctuary cities that invited them and encourage them to come to their town is very discouraging in fact it's insulting. pete: sheriffs thank you for your service for writing that letter and your time this morning we appreciate it. >> thank you. pete: well, up next if you build it, they will come. the classic movie field of dream s is now a vacation destination, watch. >> if you build it, we will come the best simple dishes ever?
>> not really sure why they're doing it. they will arrive at your door, as innocent as children, longing for the past, and of course, we won't mind that you look around, it's only $20 per person. you'll pass over the money without even thinking about it. but it is money they have and peace they like. abby: it is a classic field of
dreams all about baseball made back in 1989 can you believe that? pete: and now the house from that film is becoming a vacation destination. ed: and our own todd piro had a chance to visit he's a baseball fan must have been cool. todd: it was awesome i had a chance to go behind the scenes at the field of dreams farmhouse which can now be rented out. he tried to say take a look. >> is this heaven? >> no. it's iowa. >> [guitar music playing] >> welcome to the field of dream s farmhouse. good to see you. this is it. i want to go inside but first i'll get a tour of the outside because there's a lot of history on this porch. >> we built this whole porch and this door was put in for the movie. this whole view, this whole scene could not be more america. can you tell me this is a kevin
costner original. >> todd these were the original ones built in the movie. we refurbished them last year but we maintain this corner because kevin himself carved that in there and welcome to the family farmhouse. todd: you really did an amazing job getting every single detail of the movie recreated in the house. >> it took a whole summer and intern to work with us to go frame by frame to look at the colors of the chairs, placement of the chairs, exactly what was hanging in the kitchen. todd: so now you've decided to share the dream, pun intended, with everybody. >> absolutely the house has been a mystery for a decade. people always wanted to get into the house and finally someone said we should go ahead and open up the house for people to sleep in so we said why don't we do that. would you like to see where they can sleep, come on in. todd: absolutely. >> if you rent it they will come if you build it he will come. todd: so what do i get if i decide to rent? >> well if you and your wife
would like to come for an overnight you get the full run of the house so not only the private owners suite that nobody else has ever gotten to see but the ball field, the lights, we put the lights on for you to get a whole ball field to yourself for the night. todd: so you mentioned the ball field, i have a glove, you have a bat, can we go now? >> let's go play. todd: all right why did they choose this house and this location? >> because they wanted the certain way the sun set on the ball field and on the home. todd: one more question. denise? want to have a catch? >> i'd like that. todd: you know, denise i'm not going to do that eye wink thing. my wife might get mad at me if i do that. >> i understand. before we do this don't we need a catcher? todd: not if you get it near the plate. >> there it is. todd: now that's how you hit a
baseball. todd: huge props to jeff who put that together, did a better job introducing it and sam we all know sam our producer she spent a week with me in iowa. god bless her she's still alive. huge props to country junction baking who made the peach pie for my birthday as well. it was unbelievable. ed: happy birthday. pete: and you can rent it out. that would be very cool. i was there. ed you've been there. todd: it was awesome. if you get the chance to be in iowa you have to go. pete: if you don't have baseball fever after opening game watching that, more of fox & friends. abby: we'll be right back.
abby: look how happy. pete: that's right. pete: one more show tomorrow. don't miss us on easter. ed: chairman of the house tomorrow. >> fox on top of republicans not backing down, growing demands this hour for a second special counsel, after attorney general jeff sessions says not now. but with claims of fbi misconduct mounting, is house judiciary chair bob goodlatte taking no for an answer, he's here and the battle against california's sanctuary state is spreading, now san diego county maybe joining the fight the official who started it all is here and roseanne may be pro trump but one of her co-stars igniting a firestorm saying female trump voters can't think for themselves, now where have we heard that before plus did facebook just open the t