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people and sometimes the best. that's all the time we have left this evening, we will always be there and balanced. we will have much more on these huge breaking development on monday. have a great weekend. let not your heart be troubled, "the ingraham angle" is next. >> laura: good evening from washington, i'm laura ingraham and this is "the ingraham angle "the ingraham angle." the present i a rock star reception at the annual meeting and sarah sanders faces an out-of-control press. and another college mascot segment. but first, a federal judge just unloads on bob mueller's legal team suggesting they are lying and only out to get trump. the district judges hearing the case against former trump campaign manager paul manafort in the eastern district of virginia. in court today, he blessed of the special counsel's legal team, questioning their motives
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and even their honesty. he told prosecutors, "you don't really care about mr. manna for it. you really care about what information mr. mena fort can give you to lead you to mr. trump, and an impeachment, or whatever." the judge demanded to see the so-called scope memo outlining the range of mueller's russia probe. and when it was rejected, ellis retorted, i will be the judge of that. and then he added, "we don't want anyone in this country with unfettered power. it's unlikely you are going to persuade me the special prosecutor has the power to do anything he or she wants. the american people feel pretty strongly that no one has unfettered power." well, a delighted president trump broke news of the hearing at the nra annual meeting in dallas this afternoo afternoon.
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>> a highly respected judge in virginia made statements. it says, "wall street journal." it says judge questions mueller's ability to question in a fort. he is something very special that i hear from many standpoints, it suggested that charges before the strict court for the eastern district of virginia which is part of the mueller teams designed to pressure us into giving up information. i've been saying that for a long time. it is a witch hunt. >> laura: let's review these two elements within house chairman devin nunes. it's good to see you. ts ellis i know very well. he is a senior judge in the eastern district of virginia. a long time ago i interviewed with him and i think i even argued a case with him.
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he was appointed by president reagan back in 1987. but he was brutal on the council who is arguing the case. the deputy solicitor general who is now in the mueller office. what are your thoughts on his comments about this being outside the scope of the mueller authority? >> devin: i was astonished by the comments the judge made today, although it's not surprising. everything in this case, laura, and has gone off the rails. it is not a day that goes by that something new and crazy doesn't break. finally just today we were able to get that to pages that we needed, that we now know that comey and mccabe did in fact say that general flynn, the agents that interviewed general flynn didn't think he was lying. if you listen to mr. comey the last few weeks, he's running around saying just the opposite. so you have the judge saying
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they are lying, the mueller team is lying and we now have the case that mr. comey has been lying out there publicly. this continues to be bewilderin bewildering, quite frankly. >> laura: comey decided to basically override the agents, including peter strzok. we focused on his texts with lisa page and may be as on animist against president trump, but i believe peter strzok was one of the agents who interviewed mike flynn. and we've heard this for some time, confirmed that mike flynn didn't lie. meaning poor mike flynn, they twisted the screws on him to plead guilty to a false statement, in order to, i like a lot of people do, save their families, save whatever money they have left. and in the meantime, comey is going around saying, he lied to. it's wild. why would he override the
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agents, that's my question? >> devin: this is not new news on the intelligence committee. this has been the problem with all these issues they keep classified from the american people. we know this very shortly after the interview took place. the interview where the bia agents went into the white house and interviewed mr. -- -- fbi agents went into the white house and interviewed mr. flynn. shortly after, that's on the record. we knew what mr. comey said, we have the condo mike transcripts. we have been fighting with the department of justice and the fbi for six weeks to release this information to the american people. we finally have that tonight, late on friday night. this is totally unacceptable, and we have the judge from this morning. this is continued ridiculous behavior. it's like they just want to keep digging and the american people are beginning to understand that the department of justice and fbi have major problems.
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i have no idea how they can investigate themselves but evidently they continue to believe that they can. they have so many more documents that they have to provide to us that we needed like, yesterday, and i hate to have to continue to, publicly and talk about this that we are still -- -- >> laura: lets remind everyone. a few weeks ago you were on the show, and you essentially threatened rod rosenstein with contempt of congress, or impeachment, if the underlying documents, the computer documents that authorized the probe of surveillance on carter page wasn't released. he did finally then release that, congressman nunez. however now, you are getting slammed in response by cnn and now others that you have asked for these documents and that yo
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you, devin nunes has your staff read them, you don't even read them. what about that cnn report that came out today? >> devin: yeah so, i enjoy being attacked. i will tell you that i don't read their information, i will tell you that. we are not going to get into the specifics about how we conduct our investigation but i will tell you, laura, and i have said this numerous times on your show and others is that mr. gaudi is our lead investigator. he is the one who reviews all of our initial documents with our investigators. i'm not going to get into the processes that we use but as the chairman of the committee, when they need documents, they come to me. we use the power that we have two try to force the department of justice and the fbi to compl comply -- >> laura: i'm trying to help our viewers understand this though. when they come after you and
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say, nunez is getting these documents, so i think a lot of people want you to have these documents, it opens you up to criticism. so i don't understand why it compromises the investigation for you to say, i read the documents that are necessary to do this investigation, and i consult with my staff on the primary documents. so i don't understand why your reluctance to say you read them or you don't read them, i don't get that. >> devin: will first of all what they are talking about there is a page and a half. what specifically we were looking for and that is we were investigating the state department. we were looking for any official intelligence that came across through the five eyes channels. that's what we were looking for. that was not in the document. we have to subpoena out there, and this is why we can play
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process games all the time, but at the end of the day here, you know, we continue to have our investigative investigation blocked and we continue to do with misinformation campaigns. >> laura: and this is what the left always does, everyone who watches the the show understans because they've done it to me, or tried to. when you are effective and you've holding a people accountable, or if you are conservative and you supported the president, you are the target. paul ryan should take you off the committee. i want to read for you, by eric lichtblau about the fbi. he says, many of you attack trump are self-serving. investigations of his business and political dealings of the witch hunt. but as much as the bureaus roughly 14,000 special agents might like to tune out the news, internal and external reports have found lapses throughout the
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agency and longtime observers looking past the partisan haze and see a troubling picture. something is really wrong at the fbi. that's not devin nunes saying that, that's lichtblau saying that. >> devin: i've conveyed this to director ray. he has a tough, tough job to do and he needs to clean the place up. i've also said this publicly. we don't see problems out in the field with field agents, where we do see the problem is in washington, d.c. now to director ray's credit, you have seen many of the comey era people that have been excused. what will be even better is if director ray when he gets the information that we need in a timely matter. >> laura: thank you for joining us tonight, we really
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appreciate it. scott walton joins us from las vegas along with alan dershowitz in new york. if the author of the new book, "trumped up." great to see both of you. professor dershowitz, judge ellis, you know him well and i know him well, from a long time ago when i was a litigator. he was a very talented judge. 77 years old, senior judge on the eastern district. he just laid into the special counsel office. he is cantankerous, but he laid into them. there is one quote i especially want to raise. he said i don't see one relationship that this indictment has against men afford that anything that the special counsel has investigate investigated. >> every criminal lawyer i know, every experience lawyer has known from the beginning what's going on. they are going after people like
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manna fort and flynn and cohen, not because they have any interest in them but they want to flip them. they want to make them not only saying, but as the judge put it in his statement, maybe he didn't make them compose. i think i came up with that phrase, composing instead of singing. the only difference between this judge and other judges, this judge is completely and totally honest. he calls it the way he sees it and he's absolutely right. this is what's going on. the amazing thing is, he called them on it and he said to prosecutors essentially you can't do that if you are special counsel. you have to go directly after the evidence that's in your mandate. you can't be finding people, creating or exaggerating or coming up with crimes, not in order to get those people but in order to squeeze them and get them to sing and compose. it's about time i judge honestly looked at the situation and assessed it. you and i have looked at the
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situation for months, and it's surprising and refreshing that a federal judge would say that. it also indicates one other point i made. i didn't mueller take this case out of virginia and try to put it in washington, d.c., because he knows he would get more positive jurors and positive judges in the district of columbia than he would in virginia? in virginia he will get judges like this who are straight. he will get judges who are much, much more anti-trump. clearly that was judge shopping and jury shopping. when i did that i was called condemning. i think this opinion vindicates what i've been saying for a long, long time. >> laura: we do have another aspect of the case that is in d.c., and it's amy berman jackson, professor dershowitz, who is an obama appointee.
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she still has a rule on the motion to dismiss. these banking transactions go back through 2004 and 2007. so, they try to argue that this is within the scope of the investigation and he said, i will be the judge of that. so, 2004 and 2007, an investigation that began in 2014, professor, was somehow just looped in to the mall or investigation. and it is ridiculous, it's so patently obvious that you are ahead of the curve. >> what they are doing to these people could happen to any of us. if we happen to be collateral damage. if you know somebody you are going after, they will find something on you and they will squeeze you. this is something that has plagued the the american justie system for decades. if they do it to get the mafia, it might be understandable. if they do it to get terrorists,
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that's understandable. to do it to get the elected president of united states to use that tactic, the mafia terrorist tactic of squeezing people and making them testify, making them sing and making them compose, endangers the civil liberties of all americans. >> laura: let's take a look at what president trump said today after he heard a continuing conversation about whether he should speak to a grand jury or be interviewed by mueller. he made these comments. >> trump: i would love to speak. i would love to go. nothing i want to do more because we did something wrong. i have to find that we will be treated fairly because everyone sees them now and it is a pure witch hunt. if i thought it was there i would override my lawyer. >> it so important, everyone should read my article in "usa today" because i give advice to the president. i never give it to him directly but through the media. it would be a terrible mistake
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for him to voluntarily testify. unless he has no choice. you have the person speak to you in order to spring a perjury trap or have them fill gaps. i have never in 50 years of practice have one of my clients speak to a prosecutor or voluntarily appear in front of a grand jury. he may have to come up they may subpoena him but then he has legal resources. on the grounds that this judge has no apparently ruled, saying that many of the questions are beyond the scope of the mandate of the special counsel. others are within the privilege of a president not having to respond to an answer as to why he pardoned, why he fired, why he did this, why he did that. i think there are challenges that the president can level at a subpoena. the one thing he shouldn't do is volunteer to sit down and talk to a prosecutor. >> laura: i don't care, people think they are so smart. the more prominent the witness,
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the more problems in the deposition, because they don't want to hear your advice, they don't want to be coached, they don't want to do mood courts. >> is at advisor gave him advice to not testify, but he didn't do that. in that case he took the advice of a lawyer, he didn't take the advice i gave him on her older on this network not to testify. but, you know he made the mistake. and i don't think that president trump is going to make the mistake of testifying, unless he can do it in a controlled setting in a few hours, limited question about limited subjects, perhaps written answers. if i were the president's lawyer, i would take advantage of these fortysomething questions and i would respond to them in writing and say to the american public, i'm not afraid to answer these questions.
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the only reason why i want to now talk to them in person is there is no justification for using the rancheria. >> laura: it would be lunacy. scott bolden, i promise it was not a conspiracy to take you out. you are one of my favorites. your reaction to what has happened today? we can go back to the district court judge and the eastern district of virginia, or any of the issues we are talking about. >> i'm chomping at the bet. in regard to judge ellis having appeared before him in the last five or ten years, i'm not surprised that his comments. he was equally hard on not only mueller but also made a fort's lawyer and his team regarding their head shaking and what have you. but he was a smart judge. i don't disagree with professor dershowitz in regard to how the process works, but they shake down drug dealers and street criminals. remember one thing, the judge
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didn't order, the judge didn't dismiss the indictment, he wants to see the whole memo because he may not trust mueller, and he didn't render a decision. so the judge might press both sides, and then based on the questioning he may think he's leaning one way but going the other way. so keep that in mind, he did not issue an order. secondly, the hearing today in my opinion was really more about, does he have jurisdiction or not? the other thing to notice is they have local counsel there from the eastern district, and i think if anything, judge ellis is going to rule, if he goes that far, to say you can prosecute manna for it if you want but you have to do it out of the eastern district. and they always do form shopping. but no one wants to drag a case in front of a d.c. juror because they tend to be more liberal. so they do reach out to virginia to make the case. in regard to the rest of the issues, the subpoenas and what
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the house investigators are doing, i will be honest with you. they really ought to just let mueller investigation go forward. this whole corruption piece and picking and choosing -- -- mike >> laura: heaven forbid we have congress hold the executive branch accountable. they all keep each other honest. >> it's still an ongoing investigation. >> laura: if the ongoing investigation is a travesty of justice, then yes, we do want them to have an oversight responsibility. >> there will be time enough for that at the conclusion of the investigation. >> laura: okay guys, we are out of time, thank you so much. by the way, the press versus sarah sanders, you don't want to miss it. tonight angle, next. you could book a flight, hotel, car, and activity all in one place.
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>> laura: the press versus sarah sanders, that the focus of tonight angle. yesterday, the white house press briefing turned into a total feeding frenzy on spokeswoman sarah huckabee sanders. the white house press corps is up in p arms over the discrepany between what she told the press previously that the president had no knowledge of the payments made to stormy daniels, and what rudy giuliani revealed this wee week. >> if you are in the dark, i think it's a fairly simple question -- >> i've answered several times that i've given you the best information i had. >> laura: familiar trunk and >> enemies joined the anti-sanders mob. >> have we ever gotten any truth out of them? have we ever got to the point where not only has she lost the room but they have become null and void? she's lying to the american
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public. beingnd ignorant or lying aboutt is not an excuse. it is no comment a better option? why not have the briefings. if you are just going to lie, why bother? >> this is how democracies die, slowly and right in front of us. every single day, deception and lies become normal. >> laura: how dramatic. and under the headline, why sarah sanders should quit, that subtle, to the extent she obtained credibility, she lost it with that answer. admitting that you must love the press because the president misled you? people just aren't good writers. these people are going to lecture us about credibility, the press? consider the sources, as brian stetler might say.
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or actually, howie chris is the one that first said that. are these reliable sources? for the most part, the press pool has become a pack of lupine commentators and they are masquerading as journalists. just listen to this. >> she can be mad at what i say right now, tough. i'm a reporter that will continue to ask questions and there was nothing wrong with that question. >> i wish i could install a b.s. meter inside of the white house break room but i think it would be going off all the time and it would be hard to here the press secretary tell the truth on a daily basis. >> i actually like sarah, she's very resourceful. she burns fat and then uses that -- to create this perfect smoky eye. >> laura: i literally had to turn my volume down on that. so the ability to demean and drive out sanders and center packing from her job is part of the politics of personal
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destruction in this town, washington, d.c. anyone who works for the president iso a target because the resistance wants to thin the ranks of those in the administration and advance them in narrative of internal division and chaos. at the same time, sarah sanders is in a very difficult positions and she has to look out for her own credibility as well. she was given scant information, and she repeated what she was told. and i think she did it in good faith. frankly, all questions about this investigation should have been referred to the president's legal team,, period. trump needs a legal spokesperson, which he doesn't this point. it's just pertaining to an ongoing investigation which should not be addressed by the white house press spokesperson. and despite the china by gemma costa, sanders can't be brought on in these legal discussions without of course come >> becoming a witness herself.
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she can't get herself in a legal pickle. so it is right for the legal team to have kept sarah sanders in the dark on these sensitive topics, or her own protection. this is why i have always warned against arguing your case in the press. it's tempting, i know you want to respond to everything but it is too fraught with complications. and it's very easy to make a misstep. with that said, do not presume that these journalists are disengaged by standards trying to keep it real. they have probably come up many of them, become hostile adversaries in the vanguard of the resistance. it has gotten soso bad that reporters are now engaging in full out intimidation of the white house press folks, even threats of physical violence.m again, here is april ryan from yesterday. >> why didn't he talk to the white house press office about his impacting statement about
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what was happening? >> the white house press office wouldn't coordinate with the president's outside legal team. >> you said yourself you were blindsided. >> i didn't use that term. >> i said it but that's what you meant.t. >> you don't know much about me. >> sarah huckabee sanders, the presidential spokesperson, the mouthpiece for the president of the united states to say, you don't know me, and certain quarters of this nation that could start a physical fight. i was shocked, it was street. i will even go beyond that, it was gutter. >> laura: you know what gutter is? this twitter exchange between april ryan, a white house correspondent, , and the former democratic mayor of baltimore, stephanie rowlands blake. she writes, april ryan, unsolicited comebacks.
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i may not know you but i know a lie and you are wearing it all over your face. or wait, is that smudge in your liner? ryan then responds on twitter, "lol, stop. beav more in the house. i know you have my back. that, you don't know me, stuff, begins fistfights. she needs to know what she is saying, i am not the one." blake then tweets back, i already took my earrings off. and she tweets back, that's what i'm talking about, take off that pretty ring.e this is gutter. and gutter in need of some editing, but it's twitter.f can you imagine if someone on this network started taking off their earrings and said, take off your pretty ring and let's
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have a street fight with your political opponents? it would be instant armageddon, you know what they would do. they would say we were, what, inciting violence. that's what they said about ben shapiro the other night, he wasu inciting violence because he tweeted something.he but these journalists feel protected and free to threaten and saint >> slander members of the trump administration with abandon. their shared hatred of the president and those he represents unite them no matter what they do or say, and they think they can do it with impunity. ms. ryan has a history of aggressive tactics. journalisthe was the who hated sanders last thanksgiving, suggesting that she didn't really make that pecan pie that she tweeted a picture at. and she regularly engaged with sean spicer. >> i appreciate your genuity
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here, but every person who was briefed on the subject has come back with the same conclusion. republican, democrat. i'm sorry that discuss you and you are shaking her head but it seems like your help bent on making whatever image you want to tell about this white house. >> laura: whilele truth be told, april ryan has been tough on some democrats spokesperson ovee the years as well. but here is the reality,li journalists are our representatives in the halls of power. their job is to ask substantivea questions and get real answers. they are not there to be perpetual critics or naysayers with a recurring role, or partisan bullies. if you want to raise your profile by staging violent company >> confrontations, do it on your own time. but if you want to be a journalist and prattle on about credibility, why don't you start by trying to restore your own?
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and keep those rings in your purse and the vaseline, put that away. that is the angle. coming up, our "friday follies" statement >> section. stoking a political firestorm and university studentss petitioning to change their school's nickname because, guess what? the snowflakes find it offensiv offensive. raymond arroyo, next. duracell. (silence) ♪
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back from american use headquarters, i'm jackie ibanez. key advisors to james comey resigned friday. the fbi confirms to fox news that attorney lisa page has resigned from the bureau to quote pursue other opportunities." she paid >> -based months of scrutinies for text messages that she exchange between the two showed a deep hostility toward the president. and james baker is also reportedly leaving the bureau, he served under comey until he was reassigned at last september to work with new director christopher wray. former president george h.w. bush was released from houston methodist hospital on friday. the former president had been a patient there for the past 13 days. mr. bush was hospitalized today after his wife's funeral due to a blood infection.
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he was first in the intensive care unit and then transferred to a regular room. the former president has a form of parkinson's disease as well as pneumonia and other infections. the south korean president will be paying a visit to the white house later this month. the two leaders will be discussing president trump's upcoming meeting with kim jong un. that will take place in late may or early june. i am jackie ibanez, now back to "the ingraham angle." for all of your news, log on to foxnews.com. >> laura: it's time for our friday follies segment. we can start with the case of the reinstated house chaplain, pat conroy.ed he was fired last week, and now he's back. to discuss the political fallout, we are joined by fox news contributor and "new york times" best selling author, raymond arroyo. most people don't think about
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this, how offensive could a house chaplain be? but he was kind of pushed to the side and retiring. >> paul asked him to retire and he submitted his resignation, and then paul then said this on the floor. >> father conroy is a good man and i'm grateful for his many years of service to the house. this is not about politics or prayers, it was about pastoral services. in a number of our members felt like the pastoral services were not being adequately served or offered, and so i made a decision on behalf of the house. >> raymond: i spoke withno members, i started with four last week and i spoke to another five or six this week and the people actually went and complained to paul ryan, they but heey like the pastor was a little distant. and one on one counseling, he didn't give them that pastoral touch that they wanted. there was one woman who had a
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difficult family situation. and he didn't organize any real big events like after the shooting on the ball field, were no events. speakers didn't appear with t regularity and they complained to paul ryan, that's why he asked for the man's resignation. >> laura: so why is heck back? >> raymond: he complained that paul ryan's chief of staff jonathan burks said maybe it's time that we had a chaplain that was in capulet, catholic. i've spoken to a number of people in leadership and it turns out what he said was, we will have an open process where we look at all denominations. so this is not a case of anti-catholic. >> laura: but paul ryan does something all of us were saying was about time. apparently this guy wasn't all that popular. then he backtracks. if you are going to make a decision, make a decision.
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>> raymond: i think he's reluctant -- >> laura: well they feel like they got their guy back in. he is l more of liberal. >> raymond: and the democratic caucus, they were willing to have a big hall fight. >> trump: >> >> laura: well he's on his way out. you are always rescuing people. because paul ryan spot -- they basically ushered him out, he had great years of service, and now he's back. so now everyone can complain that they fired him and he came back. let's go to the extremely offensive george washington university mascot or motto russian mark >> raymond: there mascot and it nickname are the colonials. the students have filed a petition that says, where the students -- >> they have nothing better to
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do than complain about a mascot. >> raymond: they say no matter how it is perceived as extremely offensive. the historically negatively charged of the figure of colonials -- >> laura: i love that, -- >> let me read this thing. the colonials, it's named after george washington. of coursee you have colonials, it's representing -- 's >> laura: the colonial area area. era. >> laura: i'm still back to dartmouth college being the indians, they renamed my college, the big green. >> raymond: it's like the money to remove the leprechaun from notre dame, they say it's racial and inappropriate. >> laura: by the way, i
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petitioned the indian chiefs to see and they didn't care. real quick, kanye west is not being played on a hip-hop station. i know you don't listen to him. >> raymond: every time i'm in detroit i listen to one oh five the bomb. this is dj bigs and shay shay. listen. >> do you think as a show we should band together and not play in a of kanye west's throwback songs?ro >> i don't want to hear it. i don't want to hear it. and this will probably get people upset because they are a fan, and i get that. but i am okay with the small platform that we do have do not continue to give him a platform that is spewing things that are reckless. >> raymond: lots of anger out
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there. and this is all about the comments he made about 400 years of slavery. and then he said, it's like we are mentally in prison. he is being sidelined, his music iss being boycotted, so we will see where this end. ends. >> laura: my prediction is, he will be bigger than ever. and it's only becausee dares tone think for himself. raymond arroyo, fantastic as always. up next, trump brings down the house at the nra annual meeting and made some news. did you know? we will discuss it, next.
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>>president trump addressed the nra for the fourth year >> laura: president trump address the nra for the fourth year in a row at their annual meeting in dallas. needless to say, he was not subtle. speak to your second amendment rights are under siege, but they will never, ever, be under siege
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as long as i am your president. democrats and liberals in congress want to disarm law-abiding americans at the same time they are releasing dangerous criminal aliens, and savage gang members onto our streets. we believe that our liberty is y gift from our creator, and that no government can ever take it away. we strongly believe in allowing highly trained teachers to carry concealed weapons. there is no sign more inviting to a mass killer than a sign that declares, this school is a gun free zone. come in and take us. we will never give up our freedom. americans are born free. we will live free, and we will die free. >> laura: despite the warm welcome, and, nra numbers >>
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members became a little nervous but when trump seemed open to some gun-control measures. and the administration hasn't pushed gun rights bills such as that concealed carry reciprocity legislation. let's get reaction from the chairman of the conservative union who attended president trump speech today, along with philippe ryan death, a former senior advisor to hillary clinton. both to >> great to see both of you. so, you were in the room, and it was a rock star while palm. love president trump. and he made some news today. >> one thing about president trump is he doesn't have a long-standing voting record and he's willing to look at these issues are fresh sometimes make >> makes people nervous. in the room today, we talked about the idea that he has to confront these t problems in our society and look at our laws. that's what he said about bump stocks and another question
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about the background check. it makes the people in the room uneven, but i think you are right. overall people who are members of the nra are just so thankful to have a president who is standing up for the second amendment. so i would say overall, a rousing o reaction. be one congressman eric swalwell said we should band semiautomatic assault weapons. we should buy it back those weapons that >> of those who choose to abide by the law and we should criminally prosecute any who choose to divide it by keeping their weapons. so philippe, it seems like people will always want to jump to, we just want to take the guns away. democrats say, we want smarter laws. gun control, legislation, that smart and common sense. but he goes to legislation here.
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what do you think about that? >> i think watching president trump conflates >> complete all sort of things, but the truth of the matter is the second amendment is not undere. siege. s the supreme court is safely conservative. the thing he has been most successful about has been conservatives in the court and onon the court. the second amendment is not going anywhere and when he speaks to the nra, polling of gun owners on the whole actually show that people are, even in the light of parkland, they are open to regulations, whether it is in terms of eric swalwell --- >> laura: he's talking about australian style gun confiscation though. and you read the comments, let's get rid of all guns.an many people are out rightfully outraged after parkland and they said, this is ridiculous. we don't need these guns. >> i think the frustration is among people like swalwell, and
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not that i'm a green but the second amendment is not going anywhere. we are not trying to take everyone's guns but we don't want parkland to happen again. >> laura: we know all the things that happened there. it should have never been that way. >> he bought a legal weapon. speak >> >> laura: he did but we had multiple warnings to the fbi, and the sheriff obviously himself under siege for his handling of all this, and as it was happening when people were sitting outside it, and instead of rushing into the building. but i think again you look at what happened today. president trump was talking about the nra being under siege. it has blood on its hands. we even hadim jim comey on wednesday in miami, he was doing a book event and he said the nra cells i
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sell's >>s fear. speak out they can't have it both ways. the congressman can't put out a tweet saying he wants to do semi auto confiscation of guns, and then on the other hand say, wel philippe is saying it's not under attack. the second of amendment is when you are in the constant >> , but we want to be able to regulate our own to the max. this was in the white house when my first autumn summer band. there were no bills when it expired because they realized the politics of gun confiscation are terrible. so they jump on these issues when there are terrible tragedies but when it really comes down to the legislation, like when barack obama had a superad majority in the senate d majority in the house, he didn't get it done. >> laura: thank you both for
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me >> being here tonight. the week ends on a fantastic note for the economy. he will be defining all the naysayers on this issue, next. de in the aisle - without starting any conversations- -or paying any upcharges. what can i say? control suits me. go national. go like a pro.
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>>here's a great way to wrap up >> laura: here's a great way to wrap up the week, some for >> a fantastic news on the economy.
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unemployment dropped to 3.9% in april, that's the lowest in 13 years. and we added 24,000 manufacturing jobs last month, and amazing increase. nowng it's up to 304,000 manufacturing jobs since december 2016, right before trump took office. now the rally trump economy is news to media obsessed with all things dormant. but the reality is, trump is proving himself to be the job's president, and the jobs he is helping create our diverse jobs. and they are having a major impact on the economy. the president is bringing back blue-collar jobs. america is in making actual products again. remember when the experts say >> said, none of this would ever happen? >> a lot of these manufacturing jobs, those>> industries are not coming back. >> pennsylvania, ohio, michigan,
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they've lost manufacturing jobs that are frankly never coming back. >> when someone says he's going to bring all these jobs back, or how exactly are you going to do that? there's no answer to it. >> laura: here's the answer, obama was dead wrong. trump was right. and by the way, now that obama's trump advisor is getting out of the pickle they are in, but might be good to say that former president obama has deserved credit for what he accomplished. >> laura: the breaking news we had just moments ago that nguyen unemployment numbers are the lowest they've been. do you give donald trump credit for that? >> i think you have to look at it over a longer horizon of that. >> laura: of course, it's all obama's doing. it's all because of things he did. let's analyze the trump economy with anti-pods are, the former ceo of the parent company of hardy's and charlton >> carl's jr. and the author of the
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new book, "capitalist comeback." all right andy, i love the fact that the old obama folks are trying to say -- while look what he was handed it, he was handed an economy that went through hell and he came back and it was going well, but it was going well under obama. >> everything bad that happened in the obama administration was george w. bush's fault and everything in happened after is due to obama's credit. there's never been a president of the united states who was subjected to a more concerted effort by the left and the media to discredit his economic accomplishments, which was one reason i asked to read the book. to have ammunition to not onlyco defend but explain how his capitalist policies have brought back this b great economic research. this isn't the democratic party of i john kennedy or even
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bill clinton. this is the elizabeth warren, bernie sanders party that's been taken over by socialists and progressives, and they can't let it appear like donald trump is being successful because it puts life to the notion that mcdonald's policies were in the best interest anyway. >> laura: while, hillary mentioned that the other night, the whole capitalist thing. but the parties have moved so far to the left that it has left america. andy, obama said in 2016, how does he expect to bring these jobs back? not going to happen. he's bringing some of it back so he can encourage companies to repatriate their capital. that's not something you want to do. apples, all these big companies. it happens by actually not treating business as the enemy. >> you look at every report on gdp by quarter three in the
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obama administration and the problem was, the reason why it was so slow was because businesses were not investing. 15 months and businesses are investing. we went from an economy where workers couldn't find good paying jobs to an economy where the biggest problem businesses are facing is they can't find enough employees to fill the good paying jobs. that's the capitalist comeback. it's >> the other railroad jobs, you are seeing a $25,000 signing bonus for that. we needed that to happen for the american worker, wages needed to start rising. andy, love the book and thanks so much for joining t us. >> thanks for having me on. >> laura: absolutely. we will be right back.
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>>that's all >> laura: that's all the time we have this evening, howe ni s. it's been such a quiet, boring week, hasn't it? and of course we want to hear what you have to say about
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