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is so confident they will do quite well. hold on, blue wave, she doesn't think it's going to happen. is she right? we will ask her tomorrow. down finishing up about 60 points. "the five" is now. >> kimberly: i'm kimberly guilfoyle with juan williams, jesse watters, dana perino and greg gutfeld. it's 5:00 in new york city, and this is "the five" ." we began with big breaking news. it's official. kanye west turning hollywood and the liberal music world upside down, pledging his full throated support and love for president trump. the wrapper tweeting: "you don't have to agree with trump but the mob can't make me not love him. we are both dragon energy. he is my brother. i love everyone. i don't agree with everything anyone does. that's what makes us individuals. and we have the right to independent thought."
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he also tweeted a selfie. as you can imagine, support is appreciated by the president. trump responding to the rapper on twitter, writing: "thank you kanye, very cool!" sarah sanders was asked about her. >> kanye west has been in the news for supporting the president and expressing his admiration. i am curious whether the president has reached out to kanye west and whether he would be willing to meet with him at the white house. >> i don't know of any conversations they've had over the last week or so. i will keep you posted if that changes. sorry, i know they met during the transition. that's the only meeting i am aware of that's taken place or conversation. before everybody has a meltdown. >> kimberly: as we said yesterday, at the trump tower
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transition meeting. the internet freaking out over this. comments like i never needed a photo of kanye with a maga hat on and still don't. does everyone believe this is legit or is it the ultimate trolling going on? >> greg: this is actually a bigger deal than just what's happening on twitter. it's a big deal because what you're saying is you are collapsing the world of conventional assumptions where people are supposed to stay in their box. if you get out of your box, there's generally an online mob that will come after you for your political beats or any beliefs. what he's doing right now, which is kind of inspirational, and i actually do think it's a fairly big deal. bigger than the roseanne thing. he is 18 million followers and they watch e! and bravo. it's a different world he is
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reaching out to you and it's kind of heroic when i know personally musicians and actors are just regular people who are punished for offering a counter narrative, any kind of counter narrative. he's basically standing up and sing i will take the slings and arrows. i'm okay with it. i am big enough. returning to the candace owens thing. he was supporting her not for ideas but for her guts, and he was still targeted, which shows there is a mom out there that wants to silence you if you leave your box. what he's doing and what a lot of people are doing, liberals, dave rubens and sam harriss and joe rogans. they are leaving their boxes. they are endearing people to come with them. people who are the intellectual conformity. i don't know. he is celebrating it. the tweets are a celebration i think. >> kimberly: fantastic.
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dana, welcome back. >> dana: thanks. what has happened to "the five" in three days when i haven't been here? i have got a personal feeling about kanye west and what he said about george w. bush during katrina was outrageous. maybe he wouldn't say that again today but it's a terrible thing to do to somebody. what would have been really brave would have been really brave what have been going after the real culprit, as in the local, state government they did not help the african-american people of new orleans. i believe that there. i also think, in addition to all the things greg said, i think it's a great way to get publicity before your album comes out. >> kimberly: 100%. "the five" i'm not saying that it's not real. i think it can be both. >> kimberly: the timing could be auspicious. >> greg: i don't think he needs publicity for his albums. i think they sell pretty well on his own. >> kimberly: jesse, welcome
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back. great job yesterday. what do you make of this? we showed the footage yesterday that he was a trump tower, the transition. he was welcoming a meeting with the president, as he was with candidate trump. what is this, an extension of that or is there something else going on or combination? >> i'm not as cynical as daniel. i am hopeful for kanye. i think he has matured since he said what he said about george w. bush and katrina. i think he would agree that the new loving kanye would look back on that maybe not agree. he also said he loves hillary. i think he is trying to leap forward with love. saying if i like this person it doesn't mean i hate their opponent. i can't say it any better than greg just said. i think you can't underestimate with my nonculturally and politically. he is shattering the paradigm of us against them, the tribes, all
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against each other. we hate each other. it's a new phenomenon because people have not really express themselves like this. you've never seen someone at this level of celebrity shock and awe the public to such an extent where people are saying what's happening? you must be mentally ill. it blows people's minds. they actually think he needs to see a doctor. remember, that's what they set about trump because he has so much dragon blood or whatever. sounds like charlie sheen. >> kimberly: dragon energy. >> jesse: people come along and break the mold. connie is one of them. donald trump is one of them. breaks conventional wisdom. let's also remember black americans, not all of them, black americans liked donald trump before he became a politician. you've seen pictures. he was in the boxing game. he was out at night time taking lots of pictures with other celebrities. people admired his
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entrepreneurship, his flashing is, his style and wealth. and the women he hung around with. things changed when he became political but he was admired for not by a lot of people in different communities. now the fact that he's come out and he has said some things that have angered people of the black community. that doesn't mean you can't change as a person. doesn't mean you have to leave that person. i think trump has matured just as much as kanye. >> kimberly: you mean the wonderful wives he's had. >> jesse: yeah. >> greg: [laughs] >> jesse: new york society for many, many years. >> kimberly: juan, have you recovered from jesse? >> juan: i am trying my best. i think it's a superficial conversation because i think kanye west is the same guy, as dana said, was insulting republicans a minute ago in a way i thought was unfair. now he comes back and i guess it's always going to be a market for people who say well, but now
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he likes trump, so we will rally to kanye. even his wife said hey, you don't agree with all the politics. kanye would say that's true but it doesn't matter because i also like hillary. he has the dragon energy or whenever. it's so silly at a time when in america we've got like, you know, black women on all golf course in pennsylvania with the police called to get them off. or the starbucks situation. or the young man who was shot and his grandmother's backyard in sacramento. instead of focusing on real issues impacting rice in the country, we are focusing on kanye west. it's not about anything of substance. all of a sudden with a record coming out, he likes donald trump. i guess all of the donald trump folks will go by matt kanye west records. >> greg: that is the kind of response kanye expects, to dismiss his beliefs. that's what happens. he stepped out of the box, some of the going to accuse you of
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opportunism. you are probably some kind of marketer. that's what happens. he knows that. >> juan: i think your analysis is way off. it's not about stepping out of a box. what i am saying if this guy was like supreme court justice thomas. if he was someone -- let me finish. if he was making a substantial argument about how donald trump is the beneficial force in american life in terms of black people in that black people haven't all been brainwashed -- >> if you have a quarrel with what he said because you don't like it. >> juan: the argument is that he has no argument. >> kimberly: he is someone who is an entrepreneur and someone has been very successful in the black community. >> juan: that's fine. that has nothing to do with now suddenly he's a fan of donald trump. >> kimberly: he is entitled to his opinion. what does difference doesn't make?
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>> juan: sure. >> jesse: more about with the candace owens thing, celebrating people for being independent thinkers. you expect someone like candace owens, young black people in america, to think the way a lot of other young black females in america think about donald trump. that's usually about 90% one way. he is celebrating her bravery, independence of thought, stepping out of the box and stepping up to the mob who comes after her for saying something that a lot of people in her group don't believe in. it's more about groupthink and breaking through it and celebrating people's individuality. >> juan: this is what gregory was saying. when i am saying it's not about groupthink. if candace owens or kanye want to make an argument, i'm glad to hear it but that's not what they are saying. it is like john legend today tweeted out something like stop calling the cops on black people. everybody says it's a racist comment because blacks have a higher crime rate, et cetera.
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stop and think about it. if you and i are out on the street and some cop hits me in the head, you're going to say why are you hating juan? >> jesse: i understand the argument. >> kimberly: they know you. they know you, juan. lets people have their own opinion and their viewpoints. it would make this country diverse and it was shouldn't matter what skin color you have pretty shouldn't adopt a certain ideology or philosophy and be criticized and bashed by other people. i think it's very unfair. the supreme court seems to be handing trump a big win on his travel ban. that's ahead. kyle: mom! mom! kyle, we talked about this. there's no monsters. but you said they'd be watching us all the time. no, no. no, honey, we meant that progressive would be protecting us 24/7. we just bundled home and auto and saved money. that's nothing to be afraid of. -but -- -good night, kyle. [ switch clicks, door closes ]
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the authority to do more then congress has already decided is adequate? >> if you look at what was done, it does not look at all like a muslim ban. there are other justifications that jump out as to why these particular countries were put on the list. >> dana: kimberly, sounds like they were getting to the number of the issue in terms of the presidential powers but also this issue that it doesn't look targeted if only 8% of muslims in the world would be targeted under this particular ban. kennedy looks like he will be the swing vote. >> kimberly: i think people are spending it on both sides obviously, as they are won't to do in terms of ideological differences but i don't think this is actually a problem at all for the president and for his policies. he has a good opportunity and chance to prevail on the merits because of the way it was tailored on the redrafting of the way they posited it that
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actually it's something that could go through. it isn't onerous. it doesn't discriminate, that it's reasonable. and it's also keeping with national security interests in the president's right to be able to oversee it and put in steps he things are important for public safety national security. >> dana: juan, i think it's important for people to remember the original travel ban the got the attention, it was withdrawn in a more targeted, narrow one was put in its place. that's what they are arguing about today. >> juan: this is the third version i believe. you have 14 months or so since the first one was put in place. in this one, you also have north korea and venezuela included i think purposely to signal that this is not about a muslim ban. it's about national security. >> kimberly: maybe that's because our actual interests. >> juan: the counterargument that came from the former acting solicitor general today, he was
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arguing that the administration has not demonstrated exactly how the people from these countries would be a threat to our national security. and that in fact he believes that the travel ban is generated by the presidents animus toward muslims. now, it was interesting because elena kagan, a liberal supreme court justice said what happens, she says, the attorney arguing for the administration. what if we had a president who didn't like jews and said we don't want anyone coming from israel. he said you have to justify -- yeah, have you justified it? there was a lot of laughter. he she said this is hypothetical out of the box and everyone said yeah, we have a nonhypothetical out-of-the-box president in donald trump. i think this is not about the powers because of its about the powers, and i think the conservative majority on the court is going to rule this way. if it's just about the powers, the president has the power. in the case of this president,
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it's a question about religious freedom and anti-muslim sentiment generating. >> dana: is a dangerous precedent to look at what anybody might say on a campaign trail versus what they actually do as president? >> jesse: the twitter clause. he did muddied the waters with the tweets and some of the rhetoric. like you said on the merits, it's clear here that president has broad authority to restrict aliens coming into the country. he believes or she believes would be detrimental to the interests of the united states. that's clear. it should be an open and shut case on the merits, kimberly. they are trying to say he is a bigot and that's not going to fly. >> kimberly: they want to try to put what's in his heart or what he thinks, oh, this is our guy, imply that he has bad motives or prejudiced. there is no evidence to support that. >> jesse: yeah, there is. the tweets on the campaign trai trail. >> dana: i don't think -- >> jesse: there have been people from some of these
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countries have done harm to americans. the guy on the ohio state campus. he was from from somalia and ramped 11 people from his car. another person from somalia that did a lot of damage. the mall slash. he cut up a bunch of people. i think he was from sudan. it's not like these countries are innocent countries. the president is looking at these countries. there is chaos there, no authority to regulate who is leaving and who was coming. you want to be able to trust that process. >> dana: i was going to ask greg. if you look at venezuela. we don't talk about venezuela enough. it's a failed country. and there is islamic influence happening in that country. to me it makes sense. what do you think? >> greg: i agree. goes back to what jesse said. it's about lack of infrastructure and process. we have to supply it ourselves. all of these issues have in common, the southern region, these are long-term considerations based -- the ban
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on the border, long-term considerations based on the survival of the country. that's the security issue. trump has decided to becom t bad guy and deal with it now. he's the bad dad. he is looking at a more secure border. he is worried about the marriage of technology and terror which is why you're looking at countries that have a lack of infrastructure which can be taken advantage of. what trump is actually doing, he's saying, he is choosing all these battles that are long-term battles that in the short term he's just going to get a lot of grief for. he's going to be seen as a mean guy. >> dana: but will really change things if the court rules in his favor and they have a supreme court decision. basically then it's over. okay, coming up the white house still standing behind va nominee ronny jackson today despite the storm over alleged misconduct in his past. next. there was an idea.
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♪ >> jesse: the white house dismissing an onslaught of questions today about the conduct of president trump's va secretary nominee, ronny jackson. sarah sanders says jackson's record has been impeccable and he has received more vetting than most nominees. the president met with his pick yesterday after his confirmation hearing was postponed and said he would withdraw from consideration if you were in his shoes. >> he's a fine man. i will always stand behind him. i would let it be his choice. he's a man who's just been an extra ordinary person. his family, extraordinary success. great doctor, great everything. and he has to listen to the abuse. i, if i were him, actually in many ways i would love to be him. but the fact is i wouldn't do it. i wouldn't do it. >> jesse: some senators are
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saying it's not about politics but legitimate concern. >> 20 some people who got a hold of us and said we've got a problem. this doctor has a problem because he hands out prescriptions like candy. in the white house, they called him the candy man. >> jesse: jackson spoke to reporters and said he doesn't know where these allegations are coming from and says he is going forward with the nomination. we just got a whole rundown here of the allegations about jackson. dana, one of the things about candyman was that he was on air force one, handing out ambien and things like that. >> dana: or took a glance. i want to talk about that specifically, that allegation. it sounds like it's reckless. to me, having flown with him and also his superiors before, before he was the head doctor on air force one, when you are traveling. we hit 42 countries in one year in 2008. in order to do your job well, the doctors will come around and ask you if you needed help to sleep.
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it was very responsible. it's not like you were giving a handful of bills. you were given as little envelope with two or three to get you through that trip. i would cut it in half so that when i got home i could also just because i had to get up at 4:00 in the morning in order to do my job. that particular thing i think has been mischaracterized and unfortunately so for him. but when the president said that yesterday, when he said i will leave it up to him, i assumed he meant he thought ronny jackson was going to make the decision to not go forward. that's not what they have decided. these allegations that are different ones about opioids and things, i don't know anything about that. i do think that every president should be allowed to have the people that they have chosen being the job they want. if the senators don't confirm him, fine. but if they confirm him and find he's not a good secretary of the veterans administration, fine. then judge president trump on that pick. i think some of these
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allegations feel a little bit too far afield to prevent him from being able to have a hearing. >> jesse: some of these allegations are hard to make sense of. one was that he wrecked her car while drunk on the way back from a secret service party. he has come out and said i did not wreck a car. it should be easy to prove i didn't do it. >> greg: this is another example of how sudden fame becomes a game of whack-a-mole. let's say you're leading a reasonably good life. the white house doctor come in nobody really knows him. some people know him. in the spotlight comes in its happy and then when the vulnerability of veils itself, the press descends in the media and the blogs, they are like vultures on a cleanse. it sure is there will almost be no fair hearing for this guy. tackle the over prescriptions, i think that's often a matter of opinion and it hurts doctors and makes doctors scared to prescribe because they don't want to get that reputation of being in over prescriber, being a candyman.
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it inevitably hurts patients. which i have talked about with the opiate crisis. the toxic workplace thing that they are saying about him, we have to ban the word toxic. it can only be used when discussing household cleansers and poisonous plants. a toxic workplace, if you don't like your boss, that's a toxic workplace. it's kind of a generic phrase people can use if they just had a miserable time at their job. maybe he was a mean guy. i don't know. but these are subjective, emotional things. about the boozing, if they have documentation that he's boozing heavily at work, that's a different thing. i don't know. >> jesse: it's hard to make sense of the allegations. >> greg: by the way, media and politicians going after this guy for drinking at work is really funny. >> jesse: sometimes some of the senators look like they have had a few. kimberly, i have a quote here
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from president barack obama praising dr. jackson. genuine enthusiasm, great job, poise under pressure, great war that -- great work ethic. >> kimberly: the reputational smear, allegations without going through verification. support to substantiate them, i take issue with that. it's not, like dana says, if you know anything about what goes on, and dana does. why would you listen and give weight than to the president who put in writing about him. it's not like this is somebody who was a president trump pick. this has someone who has served the country admirably, faithfully, did a wonderful job. everybody loved him when he was doing the great briefing about president trump's medical health. all of a sudden, like greg says come he's in the spotlight and he's become a target for political reasons. take a full and thorough investigation. it's irresponsible, if he's had
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a stellar reputation and career. i thought it was great to have what president obama said about him. >> jesse: character witness right there. >> kimberly: kudos for president obama for putting that down in writing. that's what he felt and that was his experience. >> jesse: this guy has gone through a few background checks. fbi background check, nothing like these allegations surfaced. >> juan: i am glad to hear this group praising president obama. >> kimberly: revel in it. >> juan: i am glad. >> greg: you are going to put on a "make america great" hat tomorrow. >> juan: you know what strikes me is i think there is something bigger at play here. in my experience when you see this kind of response coming, there are much larger forces than media or blood greg often refers to as team sport politics
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and play. people within the administration of the va who don't want a new va secretary. they are trying to guard their power base within the va. and then you have the veterans groups. they don't like the idea that they are bringing in someone they don't know, i don't have any strings on, not attached to. then you have the military. don't forget dr. jackson was involved in a turf war with another doctor inside the white house medical office. you have jon tester, senator from montana, red state, he's not anti-trump. guess what, he says the people. he's had 20 military people, not political people, not media. military people come forward and say this guy is not a good doctor, not to be trusted. and "the wall street journal," not a left-wing editorial page, said that the president did him no favors. where is the vetting on some anti-trump nominees? they are being surprised and put on the defensive when they need not be if they had done their
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job up front. >> kimberly: even though tester is red state, he's not a trump supporter. >> juan: thom tillis from north carolina said it's of concern. >> jesse: important when they do get to it. cnn's top white house reporter firing back and allegations he insulted the intelligence of trump supporters. we will play you that tape next. when you drop a 603-horsepower v8 biturbo engine into one of mercedes-benz's finest luxury sedans, what do you get? you get out of the way. 0-to-60 in 3.3 seconds. the mercedes-amg e63 s sedan.
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here's what he said. >> people around the country don't know it's an act. they aren't in on the act and they take what he says seriously and they take attacks from sean spicer and sarah sanders and what they do very seriously. they don't have all their faculties. in some cases, their elevator might not hit all floors. my concern is that a journalist is going to be hurt one of these days. >> greg: faculties. trump might trigger crazy americans to go after him, jim, or others. fair enough. jim feels a little like projection. you seem angry yourself. could you be a hazard to the american public. i wouldn't cut you off in traffic. while it's true that unstable people do exist, jim misses the point that we all get her trump creates grass check out chaos and fiction. he is out gunned by the media. they have the ink.
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disdainful superiority. what jim reflects daily. this act is something everyone wishes they could do to correct the imbalance. ultimately trump treats the media the same way he treats north korea, iran, even republicans. jim, you are no special case. he is doing it to everyone. you just have to have the faculties to see it. he has to be calm and professional enough to deal with it. maybe your elevator can't reach a farmer that's possible. we ran that tape to show you we weren't taking his words out of context. i'm going to read his response on twitter. this is jim acosta or -- not referring to trump supporters, talking about people who threaten journalists. links to transcript and video below. kimberly. >> kimberly: quite a dance move.
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electric slide, moonwalking. better push this back. you don't want to do what hillary clinton did, people take the wrong way. if you start to insult voters, guns, religion, saying that the men and women of america can't make their own mind. people don't like to hear they can have their opinion or have you question their motive or intelligence or understanding. that being said, i like the way it was shot. nice from a production standpoint. it was almost, what is this, the news and the bold and the beautiful. kind of dreaming. dreamscape. >> jesse: very well done. >> greg: juan, i get the point about external threats by unstable weirdos. we all think that. but he's not in vietnam. he's in the white house press corps. this is his job.
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when we do "the five," we get crazy people too. this >> juan: if you are saying that and imagine you arem acosta and you are cnn and you are the ones being piled driven by the president and his twitter feed and you're asking. the other day he asked a question about daca. he said everybody went crazy. or april ryan saying she has police law enforcement on speed dial she gets threats for asking. she asked sarah huckabee sanders if trump was taken about quitting, and that set off -- if you are having that experience. can you understand why jim acosta might say there are people who are unhinged? >> greg: i think that's when he tried to say. justified what he was saying before. >> juan: i think is what he said. >> greg: he said they don't get the act. >> jesse: the guy who shot up a congressional republican police game, was he inflamed by
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cnn? you can't have it both ways. you can't say trump is going to call las vegas news and someone is going to shoot us, then the guy who shot steve steve scali. you sit in a chair and ask questions. it's not vietnam. you are not under siege. i am not whining and complaining. i know i have it good. i spent a lot of years in the field, greg. >> kimberly: and cutting tape at 3:00 in the morning. >> jesse: to be fair to jim, we can make up our own minds. if there was a fox news white house correspondent and he was berating barack obama and he was hostile and partisan and he was a little rude, he would be celebrated by a lot of people in this country but he would not get variety magazine write ups. >> greg: no one will ever do that to me, dana.
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he seems like he's unhappy when he's there. might be a better book production projection. >> dana: might be an act. this weekend is the white house correspondents' dinner. the president is not going. reporter from nbc does write about when she was in the press pen, people got ginned up at these rallies and they would go after them. they would have to be escorted out by secret service. i think that may have been what they were referring to. that's not good. >> greg: of next, an update on that miserable professor who declared she would never be fired after saying vile things about barbara bush.
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♪ >> juan: we told you friday about fresno state professor randa jarrar who's had terrible things about barbara bush on social media after mrs. bush's death. she expressed joy that she had passed. jarrar taunted critics saying she would never be fired because she had tenure. well, guess what. turned out she was right. the school did a review and the
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president put out a statement admonishing her comments but he says "we have concluded that professor jarrar did not violate any university policies and that she was acting in a private capacity and speaking about a public matter on her personal twitter account." this is an issue of free speech and not related to her job or tenure. therefore the university does not have justification to support taking any disciplinary action." what do you make of this? >> kimberly: i am all for freedom of speech. people need to speak their minds. it's a consistent theme throughout the show but i think this is done an incredibly poor taste. that's my opinion. i would never do something like this. i think it's inappropriate. i think it is viral to someone who is so respected and beloved, a woman who lived to a great age whose life impacted so many of us in the country and internationally, represented our country beautifully. to besmirch her and speak about
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her in this despicable way, i have no time for it whatsoever. >> juan: i agree. i think it's a matter of respect and values. on the other hand, jesse, thinking she would be fired, a violation of her rights as a tenured professor. >> jesse: the man who said -- they did an investigation and they found a history of plagiarism and academic fraud. that's what got him fired. you can have freedom of speech in this country and you are free to be a vile person. i don't think this rises to the level. she is a nasty individual and i hope people don't take her classes. >> juan: i saw some people said their kids aren't going to applied to go there. maybe that will impact them. dana, the professor jarrar did an interview. >> dana: of course she did. >> juan: in the interview she said it was important people not forget the history of some of the things barbara bush has said
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to come especially comments after hurricane katrina and the like. what do you make of this? >> dana: i make that she is not the sliver of a woman that barbara bush was. she can say what she wants to say. barbara bush would say the same thing. that's why we loved barbara bush. she would be the first one to say knock yourself out, sister. bless your heart. absolutely. >> juan: greg, i know you value differences of opinion. did this fall into that? >> greg: i said she i didn't wt her to be fired. tenure allows people not to have to be in a good. she also has more rights than the students because she has tenure. she is protected. this is a very sick, sad, lonely
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woman who finds comfort in other people's sorrow. whatever punishment you could dream of for her can't be worse than her own life. living in that person's skin has to be, every day, self-loathing. barbara bush will accomplish more no longer living than this idiot well in her lifetime. i hope she goes on tucker. >> kimberly: oh, my god. >> dana: tenure is a safe space for professors. you can say whatever you want. students don't want to hear any of it. >> kimberly: tucker would have fun. >> juan: tenure is about supposed to be expanding the base of knowledge. not protecting ugly speech. we have rainy day fund. "one more thing" is up next.
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♪ >> kimberly: it's time now for "one more thing." day now. >> dana: today is world malaria day, a day to celebrate efforts to help eradicate the disease. affects millions of people. the good news is the president's malaria initiative released its report today. so far the u.s. has helped save 7 million lives and prevented 1 billion malaria cases since 2000. the hope is one day foreign assistance will be necessary. the american people have done a lot of great work and it continues under president trump. we have a great deal to do but
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we've done a lot already. want to celebrate that today. >> kimberly: dana, thank you. jesse, what do you have. >> jesse: yesterday we were in nashville, tennessee. celebrity waiters. she was a celebrity. i was just tagging along. a star-studded event called waiting for wishes which helped raise money for two great causes. the kevin carter foundation and make a wish for middle tennessee. a lot of fun, and an honor to be there. tomorrow we will show you behind-the-scenes action. >> dana: this is how jesse waited tables. >> jesse: was buttering her roll. that's what we were asked to do. >> kimberly: thank you. jesse, donating your time in volunteering. >> juan: gregory usually has a funny animal video for you but today i have an angry bird. or should i say angry mother goose. take a look at these photos from
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michigan. it's an angry mother goose attacking a golfer. he came to close. the high school high school are participating in the tournament got turned upside down, it took four golf carts to separate the young man and the goose. he still shot power. wasn't a birdie, certainly not an eagle. how about that? >> kimberly: very good. i like that. >> juan: i was trying to impress dana. >> kimberly: special moment for my dear friend. ainsley earhardt is the host, cohost of "fox & friends" in the morning. this is her fantastic new inspirational memoir talking about her life. i have got to know her and her family well, and her daughter. it's really something. a woman of faith. her religion is very important to her. you've heard her talk about that. it is called "the light within me." talked about her family in
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south carolina, her relationship with god, and the strong influence. tomorrow president trump will be calling into "fox & friends" with ainsley and brian at steve at 8:00 a.m. for an interview. you don't want to miss that. greg. >> greg: excellent. if you go to, you're going to find probably the most comprehensive piece on opioids that's been written by me. i tried to present a different side that you don't get in mainstream media. check it out. also if you go to the i have one up there talking about the literature of dictators. what dictators published. it's a pretty interesting 20 minute conversation.
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>> dana: your podcasts are great because they are interesting people and digestible. 20 minutes is exactly what you need. >> greg: of the length of a sitcom without the commercials. >> kimberly: her book tour is starting. a lot a lot of the "fox & friends" people show up to support her. please buy the book. set your dvrs. never miss an episode of "the five." "special report" is up next hello, bret. >> bret: hello, can relate. the president's pick for va secretary remains defiant in the face of new accusations and allegations. talk about good friends. fox news learns the professor behind the leaked james comey memos. new fox polls out this hour on how the president is doing. this is "special report" ." good evening. welcome to washington. i am bret baier. an administration under fire tonight and at this hour, there is no sign that anyone is backing down. the president's pick for va secretary dr. ronny jackson plans to stand firm against allegations of improper conduct and to press forward with his nomination. attorney general jeff sessions gets into


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