Skip to main content

tv   The Story With Martha Mac Callum  FOX News  April 16, 2018 4:00pm-5:00pm PDT

4:00 pm
i'll put 70 every time. here's a 60. i don't know if that's good enough for you guys. get excited. maybe i'll disappoint you with the seven day. >> he needs some warm weather fast. that's it. fair, balanced and unafraid. here's martha. >> martha: hello. breaking tonight in new york city where we have new details on the fight to protect attorney client privilege between the president and his lawyer that played out in dramatic fashion in a downtown courtroom today. much of that drama was provided by this individual, stormy daniels and her attorney who made very dramatic entrances and exits today. although in some aspect it wasn't clear why they were there. >> my attorney and i are committed to making sure everyone finds out the truth and the facts of what happened. and i give my word that we will not rest until that happens. >> i think there is significant
4:01 pm
danger to the president, the president trusted -- the president trusted mr. cohen as his fixer for years. >> so all that aside, when you cut to the heart of the legal matter here, the search of cohen's property which james couchham says he believes is indicative of an fbi that he no longer recognizes. >> all of a sudden, they ratchet it up 1,000% and conduct something that is very seldom -- i can't remember anything like this happening. so i think they're out of control. >> martha: so as a federal judge rules that prosecutors can review evidence that was seized from the attorney's home, michael cohen. what are they really actually after here? what does this have to do with, if anything, with the 2016 election in ed henry wraps it up for the breaking news this
4:02 pm
evening from the white house. hi, ed. >> more drama today. michael cohen did walk out with a partial win. let's explain about the documents. basically now the prosecutors will have to turn over the documents seized in all of the raids to cohen and his legal team so they can review the materials and figure out what is privileged material and what is not. that is something that cohen was pushing for. it's going to take awhile. we also learned the government seized about ten boxes of documents. so cohen's team is going to get a chance to lay out which pertain to president trump, maybe other clients and all sides will come back to court and battle over what is covered by attorney client privilege and what is not. judge wood denied cohen's motion for a temporary restraining order. the judge said such an order is not needed right now. so far the government is not
4:03 pm
going through these records while this gets sorted out. that pause is good news for cohen, but he's still dealing with all kinds of problems and fallout. stormy daniels and her attorney showed up at today's hearing. they were pushing for documents about the affair to be made public. there were documents involving elliot brody resigned last week after it was reported he played a playboy model he impregnated. and now a third cohen client is sean hannity. hannity made clear the work cohen did mostly involved advice over real estate, though that fact did not stop daniels and her attorney from trying to jump all over this. >> for years, mr. cohen has acted like he's above the law. he's considered himself an openly referred -- referred to himself as mr. trump's fixer. >> i said last friday and this weekend that michael cohen was
4:04 pm
radioactive. and that anybody that was associated with him in the last 20 to 30 years should be very, very concerned. what we witnessed earlier in the hearing with the disclosure relating to sean hannity proved my point exactly. he is radioactive. >> but sean hannity tweeted the following. "in response to the following speculation, let me make it clear i did not ask michael cohen to bring this pro seeding on my half. i asked that my discussions with michael cohen which dealt almost exclusively about real estate not be made a part of this proceeding." the next step will be this next when the u.s. attorney will have to come back to the judge and explain how long they think it will take to turn over the materials from the raid to cohen and his legal team. some say it will take a couple weeks. cohen is pushing for a special master to look at what is
4:05 pm
privileged and what is not. martha. >> martha: joining me now, corey lewandowski, former trump campaign manager and author of "let trump be trump." corey, good to see you. according to daniel's attorney, you spent a lot of time with michael cohen. he thinks you should be very, very concerned. your thoughts. >> i'm not very concerned. i've been very clear i have nothing to be concerned about. this is an issue that is one of did the fbi do something inappropriately, did they seize material which falls under attorney client privilege and if so, are they going to return that information before they look at it so that mr. cohen and his legal team have the opportunity to decipher what is privileged material and what isn't privileged material. we should be very concerned right now that we have an fbi which is raiding the personal attorney of the president without respect to what is or may be attorney client privilege
4:06 pm
material. >> james kallstrom, the former assistant director of the fbi that we just played a little bit of what he had to say, he was interviewed by neil cavuto. he made it very clear, he said, you know, when you look back at this case, mr. cohen was cooperating, providing the documents he was asked to provide. he felt this search and seizure of this property was unfounded. he said this is not the fbi that i know and that i worked in. that being said, talk to us a little bit about michael cohen's role in the trump organization. because he has been called the fixer. what does that mean? what did he do? >> michael cohen served for a number of years, a decade or so of executive vice president of the trump organization. my interaction with michael, one of the things he worked on behalf of the trump organization when there was a problem on an airplane engine, he had to go and work to get the problem resolved. as a fixer, he was a problem
4:07 pm
solver on behalf of the organization when it came to business issues that affected the organization, whether it was in negotiations with vendors, people doing business with the trump organizations, making sure contracts were in place. that's the fixer that i know michael cohen to be. an individual on behalf of the trump organization making sure the contractual obligations were held to. >> martha: you saw stormy daniels there. she claims that, you know, he was kind of a tough guy and a fixer. that when she dealt with him. that was the way that she found him to be. we know that he was also involved with elliot brody, this other gop financial backer and sean hannity has said as we saw in ed henry's piece that he's talked to him about real estate and other issues, not in a solidified attorney client relationship.
4:08 pm
what about that side of what he did? did he say mr. trump, i'll take care of this for you? you don't need to know about it? >> you know, i've never seen that side of mr. cohen to be clear, i never worked at the trump organization. i was at the campaign. they were two separate entities on two different parts of the building. what it sounds like sean hannity has said was, michael cohen was a friend and he called him for advice, never had a contractual obligation. we have to be very concerned if that makes it a crime in the world of the fbi. many people call attorneys for requests and advice. that doesn't mean you have attorney client privilege. >> martha: as somebody very involved in the campaign and is still close to the president and discusses things with him, this is the -- really goes to the questions of assumptions. now you can say someone's name in this courthouse and suddenly they're swept into some sort of
4:09 pm
malstrom that connects them to criminalality. we have to take a step back here. this is the week that we know with increasing certainty that we're entering the last phase of the trump presidency. he said it feels like a simple statement of the truth. he has said i don't know if there's a believe ability of high rampant criminalality. >> if you didn't mention this individual that nobody in the planet would see it. they're a failing publication that nobody reads. >> martha: you know as well as i do that that sentiment is all over the place right now. from some media outlet. >> this notion that the presidency is coming to an end is such hyperbole and egregious. look what he's done in the 15 months including the great work of getting neil gorsuch on the
4:10 pm
bench. finally moving the country in the right direction. the stock market again today, record numbers, the tax cuts. when is the mainstream media going to realize that 60% of the united states is happy that this man is president. just remember what james comey said. he let the public been polls dictate his ability to reopen the clinton investigation. there used to be an old tv show called dragnet just the facts ma'am. now we let the mainstream media deliver their own narrative. it's driving a bureaucracy out of control that this president is trying to rein in. >> the was in florida talking about the tax cuts. he looked very calm for somebody who apparently is swirling into the final days of his presidency according to some folks. he seemed focused on the job. we'll see. thanks, corey. >> thank you.
4:11 pm
>> martha: here's judge andrew napolitano, senior judicial analyst. when you talk about the facts and the legal realities. what do you see here today? >> i think the judge made a terrible mistake. the legal realities are that the government was ordered to make two sets of copies of everything it seized and give one set to the president's lawyers and one set to michael cohen's lawyers so that they can challenge whether each document is subject to privilege. in order to challenge it, it has to be exposed to the government. so the government prosecutors who are growing to want to prosecute michael cohen, for all we know want to prosecute the president, will see the contested documents at some point in this litigation. the judge should have gone through the documents herself or with her magistrate judge and she should have decided what was privileged, give it back to mr. cohen because this belongs to your client, donald trump, this belongs to your client elliot brody and decide what was relevant to the fbi seizure. but this prolonged process of
4:12 pm
each side getting to look at the documents lets government look at the documents as well. >> martha: here's one of the obvious concerns with that. you look at what we've seen already coming out of the fbi. you have a former fbi direct or the around deputy director that have both been accused of leaking things to the press for their own benefit. so now you have all of this material that is falling into the hands of prosecutors. i guarantee you that this stuff will get out. this is not going to live in a box where people evaluate it. >> i think that's what jim kalstrom was reforming to you. it happens once in your career as a prosecutor or judge or fbi agent that the lawyers offices raise, not only that, but the fear of the leaks as well. i do believe that's what he's driving at. think of the hardball tactics. when is the last time we heard in this whole investigation of the fbi showing up at 5:30 a.m. when they raided manafort's house? what was manafort doing? he had been cooperating with
4:13 pm
them. so they, just like the prosecutors here in new york, must have said something to a federal judge, we don't know what it was, to trigger the signing of these warrants and permitting them to be executed before the sun came up. >> martha: as many said, it better be good. they better have reason for these searches and seizures to protect their own reputation. >> we're going to find out. so the president makes a point when he said whatever to the attorney client privilege? >> martha: thanks, judge. russia makes good on its promise of retaliation in respond to the missile strikes in syria. the question now, will the white house take this battle between super powers to the next level? trump versus putin and what happens now. brand new questions being raised about the story that is being circulated by james comey. the man that once believed to be the prosecution's star witness against president trump. did he put the special counsel's
4:14 pm
case in jeopardy with all of these television appearances? karl rove, mark penn and nancy savage with their take on last night's interview and boy are we going to go through this and the comments that were made like this. >> i think impeaching and removing donald trump from office would let the american people off the hook and have something happen indirectly that i believe their duty-bound to do directly. ng help ng help from some unexpected friends. these zebra and antelope. they're wearing iot sensors, connected to the ibm cloud. when poachers enter the area, the animals run for it. which alerts rangers, who can track their motions and help stop them before any harm is done. it's a smart way to help increase the rhino population. and turn the poachers into the endangered species. ♪ ♪
4:15 pm
ythen you turn 40 ande everything goes. tell me about it. you know, it's made me think, i'm closer to my retirement days than i am my college days. hm. i'm thinking... will i have enough? should i change something? well, you're asking the right questions. i just want to know, am i gonna be okay? i know people who specialize in "am i going to be okay."
4:16 pm
i like that. you may need glasses though. yeah. schedule a complimentary goal planning session today with td ameritrade. and sometimes, i don't eat the way i should. so, i drink boost. boost high protein nutritional drink has 15 grams of protein to help maintain muscle and 26 essential vitamins and minerals, including calcium and vitamin d. boost high protein be up for it
4:17 pm
4:18 pm
>> martha: fired fbi director james comey getting rid of backlash today from the interview. on top of that, there's questions about how strong a witness he can be now. moments ago, he viced that he's undertaking this media tour in this investigation. he's going to be on 11 tv shows in the next two weeks. a star once is instructed to stay mum until it's their time to tell their side. in fact, to that end, gowdy, goodlatte and nunes want to clear things up. they want a copy of these famous notes that james comey kept in his meetings with. trump. on the notes that he took, on his meetings with president trump. he used the notes to write the book and these three gentlemen on capitol hill have set a
4:19 pm
deadline of tonight for the department of justice to please turn them over. they've been frustrated by the lack of cooperation they're getting on this from the doj. catherine herridge live in washington with the latest tonight. hi, catherine. >> thanks. the deadline came and went with no indication from the three house committee chairman the justice department handed over the coney memos. lawmakers want access to all seven memos after they were leaked by a member of the media. they talked on abc news. >> the president treated many times calling you a leaker what is your response to. trump? >> it's true. i testified about it. i gave that unclassified medimoo my friend and give it to a reporter. it's appropriate. >> the republican senate committee chairman chuck grassley said it was not appropriate because at least one of the leaked comey memos had classified information. the senate investigators found four of seven memos had
4:20 pm
classified intelligence at the secret or confidential level. on fox earlier today, another republican called out comey claiming a double standard. >> law professors and reporters can see those, but members of congress and the chairman of the intelligence committee and the judiciary committee with security clearances haven't been able to see them. so i think it's an outrageously untenable position. we demanded to see them. i think we will get to see them. >> we also learned today the reporting to comey and fbi and justice department's handling of the clinton e-mail case is expected next month with a request for officially testimony from the inspector general, michael horowitz on may 8, martha. >> martha: thank you very much. >> you're welcome. >> martha: here with more, karl rove, the former senior adviser to george w. bush and mark penn, adviser to hillary clinton who wrote an interesting editorial. good to see both of you tonight.
4:21 pm
a lot of things struck me watching this interview. the first of which would be that it seems that james comey based pretty much all of his assumptions about how he was going to go forward publicly with this case on the premise that he believed that hillary clinton was going to win. so my question is why was that assumption even a factor? if you're doing an investigation, why do you need to do it within a frame work of saying because i thought hillary clinton was going to win, i did this or i did that. karl? >> because it -- because if donald trump would have won, would he have operated in a different manner? comey's entire story falls apart. if you read the transcript of last night's interview, i mean, he is confronted with well, why did you take it upon yourself to make the decision not to prosecute? that's not the fbi director's prerogative. you don't under law and
4:22 pm
procedure have no right to do that. so why didn't you leave it up to the department of justice and why didn't you allow attorney general lynch to recuse herself and pass it on to her deputy? he said "i suppose a reasonable person might have done that". but he was acting in the -- in favor of transparency. so just mystifying how the sanctimoniously stands up there and suggests that he's done this all with a great concern for ethics and the truth when he's being driven by personal considerations and how is the election going to come out and how am i going to look. >> martha: let's look at this question from george stephanopoulos about why he decided not to empanel a grand jury. >> and to those that say you should have brought hillary clinton before a grand jury? >> we would prefer with a subject of an investigation to do an informal interview, a lot more flexibility there. they're still required to tell the truth. >> martha: i'm curious.
4:23 pm
i'd love to follow up on that question and say what kind of flexibility did you get from not putting her in front of a grand jury? >> well, look, i think his statements and his interviews are mystifying. i think he has to defend against people from the hillary clinton campaign saying he sabotaged that, from the trump campaign saying he sabotaged that. he believes he had to make the decisions based on politics, polls, his own standing. hillary would have been his incoming boss. i find now that he's completely blown the credibility of the fbi in this book that he's issued to make millions of dollars here. not just in the public interest. it's really quite shocking. >> martha: nancy savage is with us. we had some trouble establishing her line. i want to bring her in. she's a former fbi agent. thanks for being with us today. i want to play this one about how he was able to draft the exoneration memo prior to interviewing hillary clinton.
4:24 pm
let's play that. >> president trump says you were writing the conclusion even before you interviewed hillary clinton. that is just wrong. >> anybody who has done investigations knows that if you have been investigating something for almost a year and you don't have a general sense of where it's likely to end up, you should be fired. >> martha: nancy what do you think about that? >> it doesn't make much sense to me. if you're still actively investigating and you're interviewing the subject, you have already made your decision before you know what she's going to say, especially when she was not forthright from all reporting on a number of issues in the interview. just doesn't make any sense to have made the decision before you do really your first subject interview. >> martha: yeah. nancy, i also find it interesting giving the time frame because when asked about the investigation, the russia investigation, which is also going on for a year, he says, well, you ought to know where
4:25 pm
you are by the time you're a year into it. he says it's possible that this happened, it's possible that that happened. that seems like these two things don't add up. >> no, it just doesn't make any sense that you're already drafting essentially what is a declination request. this thing should have been investigated in the field offices instead of up at fbi headquarters on the seventh floor with them calling the shots. that's just not standard protocol for us at all. it is not served the fbi well. it's not how we do business. i don't know what he was thinking by doing this. to try to justify it after the fact is just egregious. i guess our members -- i remember sent a lot of members of retired and former fbi agents. they're also very unhappy with
4:26 pm
his lack of professionalism. these are matters that he's discussing that are still under active investigation and a variety of venues. he's out there publicly in a public discourse on them. >> martha: nancy, just quickly, do you think it was right that he was fired? >> you know, i don't know all the nuances on that. obviously they were not working well between -- we're an executive branch agency. you have to work with the president and work with the administration. if you're not able to do that, you know, they're going to have to have a parting of the ways. the methodology was not perfect. >> martha: very interesting. i want to play one more on impeachment. >> impeaching and removing donald trump from office would let the american people off the hook and have something happen indirectly that i believe their duty-bound to do directly.
4:27 pm
people in this country need to stand up, go to the voting booth and vote their values. >> martha: karl? >> is he working for the democratic national committee now? a guy that claims to be above politics and makes an extraordinarily political statement like that. he claims to be the only honest guy in town and his book is rife with misstatements and misdirection. here's a guy that says when he meets with the president and the president tells him about the dossier. george stephanopoulos said did you tell him who it was funded by. he said no. why did you need to alert him that you had this information and not tell him that it came from his political opponents? is it because you wanted to have leverage over him to say, mr. president, we have this very ugly file on you but don't worry, as the fbi director, i'm
4:28 pm
going to contain this for you. remarkable performance. >> martha: mark, final thought. >> i think that that quote means that he doesn't really think that there is a case for impeachment. therefore he's saying, oh, don't impeach donald trump. vote him out. i agree with that. if you don't like donald trump, vote him out. let's stop using this criminal process that really is out of control. i think we're almost back to 1998 and stormy daniels just like monica lewinsky all over again. we've got to stop this and actually elect people whom we like and throw out people that we don't. >> martha: thank you all. >> it is important to note that there were not -- mr. comey was not forthright in terms and that fisa applications were not forthright in terms of who funded all of the information in the dossier, which is extremely
4:29 pm
pertinent to whoever is reviewing it in terms of how valid it is. >> i believe what is holding that fact would have ended that. had he told trump that, would have ended this whole thing then and there. >> martha: wow. i have do go. great job. great to see you tonight. new battle lines being drawn in syria between the leaders of two world powers, president trump and vladimir putin. it's escalating in frightening ways really. so the question becomes does anyone back down? what is next? >> russia must decide if it will continue down this dark path or it will join with civilized nations as a force for stability and peace. it's easy to thinkl money managers are pretty much the same. but while some push high commission investment products, fisher investments avoids them. some advisers have hidden and layered fees. fisher investments never does. and while some advisers are happy to earn commissions
4:30 pm
from you whether you do well or not, fisher investments fees are structured so we do better when you do better. maybe that's why most of our clients come from other money managers. fisher investments. clearly better money management. and back pain made it hard to sleep and get up on time. then i found aleve pm. the only one to combine a safe sleep aid... ...plus the 12 hour pain relieving strength of aleve. i'm back. aleve pm for a better am.
4:31 pm
jushis local miracle ear t at helped andrew hear more of the joy in her voice. just one hearing test is all it took for him to hear more of her laugh... and less of the background noise around him. for helen, just one visit to her local miracle-ear is all it took to learn how she can share more moments with her daughter.
4:32 pm
just one free hearing test could help you hear more... laughter...music...life... call now for your free hearing test from an industry leader: miracle-ear. your society was led by a woman, who governed thousands... commanded armies... yielded to no one. when i found you in my dna,
4:33 pm
i learned where my strength comes from. my name is courtney mckinney, and this is my ancestrydna story. now with 5 times more detail than other dna tests. order your kit at ancestrydna.com >> over 100 missiles shot in. they didn't shoot one down. their equipment didn't work too well. they didn't shoot one. you heard they shot 40 down. then they shot 15 down. i called. no, sir. every one hit its target. >> martha: president trump touting the strikes as a great success. now the russians are pushing back as they said they would. late today, world that syrian troops have been teaming up with
4:34 pm
the russians to try to block chemical weapons inspectors from reaching the blast site. so that raises concerns that they may be tampering with evidence on the ground. this as russian president putin promises chaos if syria is attacked again. the white house weighs its options over what to do next. >> you will see that russian sanctions will be coming down. secretary mnuchin will be announcing those on monday if he hasn't already. they will go directly to any sort of companies that were dealing related to assad and chemical weapons. >> martha: so on that front in terms of the sanctions, they're not ready yet. sarah huckabee sanders said today we're considering additional sanctions on russia and a decision will be made in the near future. rebecca grant back with us tonight. good to see you. your thoughts on whether or not this was, this stage of it,
4:35 pm
mission accomplished, which the president got heat for even saying? >> mission accomplished, absolutely. those missiles hit their targets. think about what happened, martha. here we were able to carry out a precise strike, literally over the heads of the russian forces in that area. the syrian air defenses were too afraid to activate them and use the full electronic capacity. they took unguided missile shots. britain and france and the u.s. created precision rubble out of what used to be a chemical weapons site. so absolutely, mission accomplished. a narrow set of objectives and we accomplished them. >> martha: you said something interesting earlier. you said assad may stay in power in his corner, but this whole thing makes it looks like not such a great deal to be a russian ally. >> right. let's think about that map of syria. so we've been doing the anti-isis mop-up operations in the northeast corner, part of
4:36 pm
the large coalition. assad has about half of the country that he had several years ago. this is going to tell you that it's not such a great deal to be allied with the russians. putin took a gamble here. moving in after obama turned his back. putin has tried to stake out a new russian presence in syria. how is that working out for assad? i don't think very well. he's keeping him in power but what the international community just said is russia cannot shield and condone this kind of behavior with assad's use of chemical weapons. >> martha: you also said this is a strike that president obama could have easily carried out when the red line was crossed. >> yes, what we heard from the reporting in 2013 that options were presented at that time. what was difficult is they were worried about what the reaction would be. as it turns out, look, what happens no losses, no casualties, excellent destruction on the ground. the b-1s, navy ships all did
4:37 pm
their job. trump did have the advantage in the fact that we've been running air operations for over four years. we knows what the environment is like. there's no question this could have been done in 2013. it was a conservative measured strike. >> martha: what do you think putin is thinking about what do you think his next move is? >> putin has had a very bad weekend. the president talked about the dark path. we're hearing that russia may be still on the dark path. the u.s. and the u.k. have come out with a cyber alert for something that they call the grisly step program, this is state sponsored russian hacking. sort of the network routers and the enterprise level and the cyber system. it's an alert program that says check the protocols, the alerts, the routers, the russians may be doing reconnaissance and weaponizing for a cyber attack. they've done this in astoastoni
4:38 pm
and other plays. >> martha: thanks very much. >> thank you. >> martha: and he was a frontrunner in the republican party and turned the republican party upside-down. now scott walker says his party is due for another huge wake-up. one that most do not see coming. he will tell us what it is when he joins me next. i'm very proud of the fact that i served. i was a c130 mechanic in the corps, so i'm not happy unless my hands are dirty. between running a business and four kids, we're busy. auto insurance, homeowner's insurance, life insurance policies. knowing that usaa will always have my back... that's just one less thing you have to worry about. i couldn't imagine going anywhere else. they're like a friend of the family. we are the cochran family, and we'll be usaa members for life. save by bundling usaa home and auto insurance. get a quote today.
4:39 pm
♪ ♪ this is what getting your car serviced at lincoln looks like. complementary pickup and delivery servicing now comes with every new lincoln. i won. giving you, the luxury of time. that's the lincoln way.
4:40 pm
4:41 pm
with expedia you could book a flight, hotel, car and activity all in one place. ♪ which is breast cancer metastatthat has spreadr, to other parts of her body. she's also taking prescription ibrance with an aromatase inhibitor, which is for postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive her2- metastatic breast cancer as the first hormonal based therapy. ibrance plus letrozole was significantly more effective at delaying disease progression versus letrozole. patients taking ibrance can develop low white blood cell counts, which may cause serious infections that can lead to death. before taking ibrance, tell your doctor if you have fever, chills, or other signs of infection, liver or kidney problems, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or plan to become pregnant. common side effects include
4:42 pm
low red blood cell and low platelet counts, infections, tiredness, nausea, sore mouth, abnormalities in liver blood tests, diarrhea, hair thinning or loss, vomiting, rash, and loss of appetite. alice calls it her new normal because a lot has changed, but a lot hasn't. ask your doctor about ibrance. the #1 prescribed fda-approved oral combination treatment for hr+/her2- mbc. >> we should do well. history says that when you win the presidency, that party doesn't do so well in the mid-terms. people get complacent. we cannot be complacent. >> martha: president trump encouraging his supporters to stay engaged ahead of the mid-terms that sentiment echos days later in wisconsin when a liberal candidate won a seat on the state supreme court. governor scott walker tweeted
4:43 pm
this. tonight's show we're looking at a blue wave in wisconsin. we have to counter with optimism and organization. let's share our positive story with voters and win in november. a new poll shows republicans have their work cut out for them. democrats intensity in poll land is stronger. 66%, 49% for the republicans. exactly the opposite of what we saw back in 2010 when there was greater intensity on the republican side and they saw big gains. so joining me now, scott walker, a republican running for his third re-election. great to be with you. >> thanks for having me on. >> martha: i look back. we showed video of you in the center spot when there was a huge stage full of republicans running for president and president trump his numbers were lower than yours. he was off to the side. and then you were the first person to drop out. you sized up what was going on and cut your losses. what did you see back then that
4:44 pm
made you make that decision? >> i just saw where things were headed in many ways with the national media and said i love my job as governor and wanted to focus on that. what i see in many ways is what i see right now. a national push but not everyone, many in the media saying there's going to be a blue wave across america. as i mentioned in that tweet, i think the left is overwhelmingly driven by anger and hatred. we see it in the rhetoric and me and the president and the republicans. the only way to counter that is not with more of the same but with optimism and organization. we were out this weekend organizing people across the state to join us at scottwalker.com and to get a positive message out about how our common sense conservative reforms are working. the wake-up call, we can't assume people know that. we have record low unemployment. many other republican-led states are in the same situation.
4:45 pm
we can't assume people know about it. we have to get the message out. >> let's play this sound buy by keith ellison. while are dying because we're losing election. we don't have a right to lose a damn election. we have to win. we have to win. >> martha: i don't know what he was referring to there about women dying because they're losing elections. but it's dramatic. >> it's 1 of those where we see day after day these stories out there and a lot of it is focused on not just on syria, which is important, but some of these other issues that some in the washington elite think are important. when i talk to people around wisconsin, not only at the state level but nationally, they want to hear more about how the tax cuts will benefit them and their family. in wisconsin a typical family be see mom and dad working, two kids at home will see a $2,508 reduction in their income taxes to the federal government because of what president trump
4:46 pm
and republicans in the congress did. people don't know about that because there's all this other attention on things out there. as republicans, conservatives, common sense reformers, we cannot see ground to the left because anger and hatred is a powerful motivator. we have to counter and say remember how things were under obama and the democrats leading states like mine. things were not very good. unemployment when i ran in 2010 was 9.3%. it's below 3% for the first time in history. our reforms are working but we can't be complacent. we have to share the message. >> martha: another poll that shows tightening in the race. democrats 47, republicans 43. and it's also interesting. the president talked about tax cuts today. you talked about tax cuts now. these are the things a that matter to people and how they lives their lives. the market was up today. it's been all over the place in recent weeks. but you're in another tough race
4:47 pm
for yourself. you survived a recall vote and now in another tough race. you think you can eek it out? >> oh, i think this is one of them that it's tough not only because of the anger and hatred on the left and you can see this money. eric holder was in our state before the state supreme court race. he doesn't care about the supreme court. he was here because he was getting ready to target me. we saw tom stehr. he was in wisconsin last week. the big union bosses are targeting us again. that's why we're recruiting people to go to scottwalker.com and get our message out. we have to understand, we need a positive message out. we have a plan for the future. republicans would do well to pursue that. >> martha: thank you, governor. thanks for coming on. >> thank you. >> martha: it's no secret that california is a sanctuary state. but now san diego is fighting back. we'll be right back. hi, kids! i'm carl and i'm a broker.
4:48 pm
do you offer $4.95 online equity trades? great question. see, for a full service brokerage like ours, that's tough to do. schwab does it. next question. do you offer a satisfaction guarantee? a what now? a satisfaction guarantee. like schwab does. what are you teaching these kids? ask your broker if they offer award-winning full service and low costs, backed by a satisfaction guarantee. if you don't like their answer, ask again at schwab. and low costs, backed by a satisfaction guarantee. at a comfort inn with a glow taround them, so people watching will be like, "wow, maybe i'll glow too if i book direct at choicehotels.com." who glows? just say, badda book. badda boom. book now at choicehotels.com. you totanobody's hurt, new car.
4:49 pm
but there will still be pain. it comes when your insurance company says they'll only pay three-quarters of what it takes to replace it. what are you supposed to do? drive three-quarters of a car? now if you had liberty mutual new car replacement™, you'd get your whole car back. i guess they don't want you driving around on three wheels. smart. with liberty mutual new car replacement™, we'll replace the full value of your car. liberty stands with you™. liberty mutual insurance.
4:50 pm
4:51 pm
>> martha: there's a civil war of ideas going on in california where the rebellion against jerry brown's sanctuary state legislation is heating up. these counties back up the laws that protect illegals and these want it overturned.
4:52 pm
the list is growing. san diego, the second largest city in california is going to take a big vote potentially to overturn the law. my next guest is leading the fight, carl demayor. how is it going to look? >> it's going to be close. there's a lot of misinformation out there. there's groups trying to make this about racism. they're trying to make it about immigration. look, we are proud of the fact that america is built on immigrants. we're a welcoming country. san diego county is basically indicative of that. we have so much diversity and tranquillity in this country. this is not about racism or immigration or not even about illegal immigration. sanctuary cities and sanctuary states are about releasing criminals. the only people for that are for the criminals and sacramento politicians that are trying to place the race card in politics.
4:53 pm
>> martha: so if you buck this trend and don't back this law, what will happen? jerry brown has said with this law in effect, he believes those two entities should not be prevented from doing their job. >> the sanctuary city and sanctuary state laws make it difficult for federal enforcement to do their jobs. now law enforcement has to go out on widespread raids. some people that are not criminals may be caught up in that. we need to focus on efforts on getting criminals off the street and getting them deported so they can't commit more crimes. i think we're going to get san diego county on record against sanctuary state. first, we're going to challenge the law in court. that's obviously underway right now with the attorney general's lawsuit. then we're going to do a citizen's initiative on whatever remains standing after the court
4:54 pm
battles so that we can actual repeal the sanctuary state and work collaboratively, local law enforcement and federal law enforcement to keep communities safe. >> it's fascinating when you look at the map and see how divided the state of california has become. i'm curious what your feel is. for people that may have been long traditionally democrat and liberal and who have supported these ideas like giving illegals and you have 2.3 million illegal residents or illegal people in the state of california who they said, yes, let's give them a driver's license, give them tuition assistance. do you sense that they're getting tired of what they have been providing and that maybe they're kind of in the mood for a change? >> oh, martha, we're now seeing a second class of citizen created in california. the second class of citizen are people that are law-abiding
4:55 pm
taxpayers, they're treated differently than almost everyone else. the criminals, people not hear illegally, people that don't pay taxes. democrat, independent, they're getting fed up as well. i think that you are going to see a real solid response in california. a correction, if you will. i think people are wisening up to the fact that these are extreme policies. >> martha: even jerry brown said he will send national guard to the border. we'll see where it goes. we'll watch the vote tomorrow night. thanks very much. >> thank you. absolutely. >> martha: there's an outpouring of love and support flowing towards barbara bush tonight. wise words from the former first lady herself next. you can save time, worry, hassle, and yup, money. in fact, drivers who switched from geico to esurance saved hundreds. that's auto and home insurance for the modern world. esurance. an allstate company. click or call. >> vo: they want more out of life
4:56 pm
in every way. so they're starting this year's garden with miracle-gro potting mix and plant food. together, they produce three times the harvest to enjoy... and of course, to share. this soil is fresh from the forest and patiently aged to guarantee more of what matters... every time. three times the harvest. one powerful guarantee. miracle-gro. (vo)about what i eat.n selective this new beneful select 10, has 10 amazing ingredients! (avo) with real beef, plus accents of sunflower oil and apples, suddenly your dog's a health nut. (vo) the old me woulda been all over that. (avo) new beneful select 10. 10 ingredients. 1 thoughtful recipe if yor crohn's symptoms are holding you back, and your current treatment hasn't worked well enough, it may be time for a change. ask your doctor about entyvio, the only biologic developed
4:57 pm
and approved just for uc and crohn's. entyvio works at the site of inflammation in the gi tract and is clinically proven to help many patients achieve both symptom relief and remission. infusion and serious allergic reactions can happen during or after treatment. entyvio may increase risk of infection, which can be serious. pml, a rare, serious, potentially fatal brain infection caused by a virus may be possible. this condition has not been reported with entyvio. tell your doctor if you have an infection, experience frequent infections or have flu-like symptoms or sores. liver problems can occur with entyvio. if your uc or crohn's treatment isn't working for you, ask your gastroenterologist about entyvio. entyvio. relief and remission within reach.
4:58 pm
4:59 pm
♪♪ better than all the rest ♪ better than anyone ♪ anyone i've ever met ♪ i'm stuck on your heart, the best just got bigger. ♪ i hang on every word you say applebee's new bigger bolder grill combos. now that's eatin' good in the neighborhood. >> martha: finally tonight, barbara bush in our thoughts and prayers. she's said to be in failing health but nonetheless in great spirits. surrounded by her family in her houston home with that image of the bushes, we leave you with this quote.
5:00 pm
to us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. that's the truth from a smart lady and that is our story for tonight. we'll see you back here tomorrow. tucker is next. >> tucker: good evening. welcome to tucker carlson tonight. sean hannity was named a client of michael cohen. we'll give you details of what happened. then you'll hear from sean himself ahead. first tonight, the full transcript of former fbi director james comey's interview with george stephanopoulos has been released. it's a massive interview clocking in at more than five hours. it's deeply revealing. by now you heard about what comey has had to say about donald trump and not very much of that was newsworthy it turned out. the real value of this interview is what it says about james

29 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on