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report." fair, balanced unafraid from the white house. "the story with martha" starts now. >> martha: so happy for you. the seconds counted down. you are rocking the red blazer. i might add. quite something. i'm happy for you and for your caps. well done. >> bret: thank you. >> martha: you bet. all right, everybody. breaking tonight. president trump faces the music as our allies bluster at the notion that maybe our trade deals could use a little bit of work. the president says it may be time to bring russia back into the family of the g8, he says. those are bull in china shop ideas at the g7 summit in canada. something may get broken, folks. or maybe not. after slamming trudeau and macron as unfair and indignant, now they're altogether at the table. as larry kudlow says. this is a family fight after all. but this feud over tariffs escalated when the president said this on his way to the plane today. >> president trump: weather you like it or not -- weather
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you like -- whether you like it or not, it may not be politically correct we have a world to run. the g7, that used to be the g8. they threw russia out. they should let russia come back in. we should have russia at the negotiating table. >> martha: on the way out the door this morning. what a day. the family photo was a tad awkward this evening. leaders from six of the g7, the u.k., canada, germany, france, italy and japan all stand in smiles. some waving back at you at home. they were next to a man who they condemned all afternoon. he had harsh words for them as well. the president appeared pretty much at home and he stuck to the policy when he does things, america just has to come first. even if it means that the g7 becomes the g1. and late tonight, it looks like he may be making a bit of progress. kevin corke is live in quebec city, canada, where the president walked out of a meeting with french president emmanuel macron. how did it go in there, kevin?
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>> kevin: i like the way you put that. the g1. that truly is the way the president is looking at his role. obviously as the president looking out for america. it was all smiles on the surface. but beneath the surface you could sense the tension. the president made his way to the g7 to try to get the trading partners to be fair quite frankly and level the playing field. in particular i found it interesting the president's comments with his french counterpart earlier this evening. take a listen. >> president trump: we have had really a very good relationship, very special. the united states has had a very good trade deficit. something is going to happen. i think it will be positive. >> i think we had a very open and direct discussion on trade. i saw a willingness from all the sides to find agreement and have a win-win approach. sometimes we disagree but we always speak and bring common concerns an common values. >> kevin: "common concerns
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and common values," so says emmanuel macron. the president, of course, of france. earlier this evening after the leaders gathered for the phamly photo -- the familiar family photo, they joked about the trade tensions but they also said listen, we are all making progress. >> president trump: justin has agreed to cut off tariffs and all trade barriers. >> nafta is in good shape. >> president trump: we are actually working on cutting tariffs and making it all fair for both countries. we have made a lot of progress today. we'll see how it works out. we made a lot of progress. i could be that nafta will be a different form. the relationship is probably better, as good or better than it's ever been. >> kevin: okay, quickly. let me just share the president's thinking on this. i take you to twitter. he said listen, why isn't the european union and canada informing the public that for years they have used massive trade tariffs and nonmonetary trade barriers against the
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u.s.? totally unfair to our farmers, workers and companies. take down your tariffs and barriers or we will more than match you." this is happening on a day that saw the president suggest russia should be here taking part in the conversation. that did not go well in terms of our relations with some of the allies overseas. you saw the u.k. saying you have to be careful when it comes to russia. they have been disruptive around the globe. so the idea of including them in the g8 is something that would certainly take a lot more demonstration on the part of the russians before that could happen. don't forget tomorrow we have a cultural exchange and more working sessions. of course i'll be here for you, martha. in the meantime, have a great weekend. >> martha: i look forward to the cultural exchange. thank you very much. joining me now is karl rove, the former deputy chief of staff under george w. bush and fox news contributor. and tom rogan, commentary writer. great to have you both with us. karl, what surprised the most today? suggestion that russia, bring them back in?
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forget about crimea and ukraine? or the tough talk on trade? >> i'm not surprised on the tough talk on trade. there are two trumps when it comes to trade. trump the free trader who says i want you to lower your tariffs and i want you to play by the rules. then there is trump the mercantilist who says you need to buy more from us than we buy from you. today we saw the first one and less of the second one. but yeah, what surprised me was let's bring russia back in. i mean think about it. what have they done to justify our competence in him? literally last week, lavrov, the former minister saying get rid of the sanctions on south korea. what brought them to the negotiating table is the sanctions. so nothing russia has done has been helpful. trump wants bilateral relationship with my friends and multilateral relationships with the adversaries. i would rather run with our friends than the adversaries. unusual approach.
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>> martha: it's interesting because the comments don't come out of nowhere. he wanted to get out there before he got on the plane today. what did you make of it? >> it was strange. i wonder whether, you know, the russians did a little dangle on the telephone. they knew the n.s.a. was listening to and it was in the presidential daily brief and he bit on it. look, karl is absolutely right in terms of the russian conduct, which should be the measure of the broader cooperation. there is no rationale excuse for them being part of the g7 at the moment. they have a hindrance on north korea. smuggling, trying to push as karl noted that movement away from tougher action in the international community. they have been poisoning people on the british soil with the nerve agents. conduct in syria. airstrikes on the infrastructure. cyber campaigns across much of europe. coercive sam pain, blackmail -- campaign and blackmail in europe. pushk ahead with a pipeline to
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degrade sovereignty of nations. there isn't a rational baseline to be there. i suppose on the president's part he simply sees look, again, the deal-making process. he thinks if they are there, maybe something can happen. if they are not there, nothing can happen. >> martha: yeah. i mean, that sounded like what he was saying at the end. if we are going to get together, we have a world to run. so you can't do it unless you get russia to the table. i just found all of that fascinating. but in terms of our allies and the trade deals, karl, you know you see a little bit of the negotiation trump who we have learned a lot about over the past year. which is that yeah, bring them to washington. everybody is -- you know the hugs and the kissing. everybody is getting along great. then he says yeah, but i'm sticking to my guns here. i have always felt really strongly, since the early days as a businessman, america gets ripped off in the trade deals. so i really actually meant that. >> well, look, good luck to him. i think he is going to get some progress here. i took it as interesting one of the issues he made is the
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e.u. has a 10% tariff on american automobiles sold to europe. we have a 2.5% tariff on european automobiles sold to the united states. today the german auto industry said we are open to having our tariffs, the german tariffs lowered. we feel competent we can compete with the american auto makers. so there may be some of that. what i worry about is whether or not there will be a recognition that some of the side issues that are not connected with the tariffs -- i will give you two examples. with canada, the president is insisting the trade deal exist for five years and go away unless renewed. automatically go away unless renewed. second we get rid of what is called the alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. that is a way for the american businesses to get quick resolution of the trade dispute with canada. so we want it. and no company is going to invest in the supply, the international supply chain if that arrangement will go away in five years.
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so, the canadians are probably going to be willing to give on the tariffs somewhat as long as they get the alternative dispute resolution mechanism kept in place and once we make a treaty, we keep a treaty unless we want to renegotiate it. >> martha: it's clearly all about the bargain with the president. if they're 2.5 and we are 10, he'll be happy around 5 or 6 and walk away. they don't want to lose the business. they can't possibly lose the business of the united states of america. >> right. i think the issue here is that if we think about the type of cars, germans, it's predominantly germans selling in the united states, mercedes, b.m.w., the wealthier americans, the opportunity from president trump's point of view is american car manufacturers specialize in durable quality cars. but perhaps not at the same fashion level. so more affordable. if you can get those into europe, which, of course, has very high gas taxes comparative to the united states, that could be a boom.
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so, you know, you can see the sort of opportunity there. but i think the exigent point again is free trade, the legacy of capitalism if you reduce the moderate cost everyone wins. >> martha: fascinating. earlier emmanuel macron said the american president might not mind being isolated but neither do we mind signing six-nation agreement if need be. tough talk. it will be fascinating to watch. thank you, gentlemen. still ahead the president making good on the promise to crack down on leakers. >> president trump: i'm a believer in freedom of the press and i'm a believer you can't leak classified information. >> martha: his former d.c. insider could go to prison for lying about leaking. we'll debate that up next. plus lives of the two young men destroyed after a college
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>> martha: so just a short time ago the former senate staffer arrested for lying to federal investigators about leaking sensitive information to the press made his first appearance in court. the indictment is drawing the ire of many in the media tonight slamming the department of justice for "government overreach." while citing this case as an example of, "trump aggression against reporters and sources." the president had this to say. >> president trump: i'm a big, big believer in freedom of the press. but i'm also a believer in classified information. it has to remain classified. that includes comey. and his band of thieves who leaked classified information all over the place. >> martha: chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge live tonight for us in washington. with the back story. >> they arrested james a.
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wolfe former staffer in charge of securing highly classified information to include the top secret documents. you mentioned wolfe made his first court appearance today facing three counts of lying to federal investigators. violation of 18 usc 1001. this morning president trump said he is convinced the justice department was track down a major breach. >> president trump: it happened last night. it could be a terrific thing. i believe strongly in freedom of the press. >> the indictment does not accuse him of leaking information. he's accused of making false statements to f.b.i. agents about his contact with reporters including ali watkins at the "new york times." watkins revealed the top secret identity of a target in a major f.b.i. case. wolfe denied knowing about the reporter's sources and when confronted he admitted he lied and had personal relationships with watkins. it also notes that wolfe exchanged tens of thousands of electronic communications
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using signal and what's app. in one text wolfe writes, "i always tried to give you as much information that i could so you would get that scoop before anyone else. i felt like i was part of your excitement." watkins has apparently denied wolfe was a source for classified information while the two were dating. this now brings together two principles. reporter's first amendment rights and the government's need to preserve and protect classified information. >> martha: thank you very much. >> you're welcome. >> martha: now, andrew mccarthy, former prosecutor and national review contributing editor. and judith miller, former "new york times" reporter. she spent 85 days in jail protecting her rights as a member of the press. what is your take? every reporter tries to find sources to give them information about what is going on. at this point we don't, it doesn't appear that that was classified information. what do you think?
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>> martha, my friends and former colleagues of the "new york times" say that this was an outrageous invasion of ali watkins' privacy. that they seized her metadata. it basically erodes the understanding that was reached between the press and eric holder when he was attorney general. the justice department says that is not so. that they scrupulously followed the guidelines and they did not invade her privacy and go after her metaday for the heck of it. and there were national security grounds for doing so. it's hard to know what the truth is in this case, because we don't know what kind of national security information was compromised. i obviously as a member of the press feel strongly that since attorney general sessions has threatened us and threatened to put more reporters in jail
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to stop leaks, one has to be suspicious. in my case, no national security information was compromised, the f.b.i. and the justice department were trying to make a political case. but we don't know enough yet. or at least i don't to draw a conclusion in this case. >> martha: judith talk about the metadata material, which meant they were able to track if her phone number was discussing anything with his phone number but not the actual content of what was going back and forth. so they know they were contacting each other. >> exactly. >> martha: andrew, what do you think? >> well, you know, as catherine said these are interests that have to be balanced. the government has a very important interest here. the leaking classified information has been outrageous. going back to before when trump was sworn into office. at the same time, we have to have a free robust press. i think judith's case for example is a cautionary tale
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of what happens when you have a case that isn't meritorious enough to use this kind of extreme measure that the government has. on the other hand having had over the years to apply the guidelines you have to make a balancing. the fact of the matter is in the jurisprudence of the first amendment, the journalist is not given a privilege at least much of one above and beyond what the normal person has in terms of privacy. so, i think you have to balance is there a very serious case? is the journalists somehow implicated in it either as somebody who witnessed it, somebody who participated in it, is it a situation that only the journalists has information that the prosecutor needs to make this serious case? if you can't check all those boxes we shouldn't be talking about this. >> martha: a lot of this obviously goes back to trying to figure out how the information came out that led to the investigation.
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and the russia investigation. that is something that the president wants to learn more about. carter page is one of the stories that she wrote about. you believe there is an anti-trump bias coming from mr. wolfe, who we should point out, judy, has been working on this for decades. he had a lot of access to classified information as he brought in witnesses. he had a very high level clearance in all of this. >> absolutely. but he is not charged with leaking classified information. >> martha: no. >> he is charged with lying to the f.b.i. so it's very hard to know what the national security interests here are supposed being jeopardized. i think as a journalist and we have to, we all have to be suspicious of the government motives. on the other hand it's interesting to me that as the government pointed out she was the only reporter whose
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records were seized. the other three reporters that wasn't the case. >> martha: it may be, andrew, as they dig into this, perhaps there was an issue of classified information. we just don't know that yet. they were able to nail him down with the interactions he had with the reporter. she claims he never released any classified information. >> well, i think martha, it's possible that the case has been charged in a strategic way by charging it as a three-count false statements case there is at least a chance that the prosecutors won't have to make discovery in the case of what the classified information is. the skeptical among us will say it's because they are keeping under wraps this is not a serious case. hopefully we'd be able to say it's because there is serious classified information and if you can dispose of the case without exposing it, you should do that. >> martha: 20 seconds left. you talk about the president's right to privacy and the information as well measured against the press. >> yeah, well, i think it's
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interesting that the press is up in arms over this. perhaps rightly so. but the president is fighting a request to be interrogated and there is an obligation on the special counsel part to show he has a serious case, too. >> martha: we have to leave it there. great to see you both tonight. quick break. we'll be back with more of the story. hey! we didn't have a homeowners claim last year
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the truth about your pain because it's the only way to purge it from your soul. your life matters to everyone who loves you, everyone who cares about you and people you haven't met yet. >> martha: kevin heinz jumped off the golden state bridge and survived. it was the worst and the best day of his life. he said the minute he jumped he deeply regretted what he had done. and he says a vast majority of survivors say the same thing. he is on a mission to stop and to save as many people as he can. he joins us in a moment with his important story. it comes during a shocking week as we have lost two bright lights. designer kate spade at 55. and celebrity chef and author and tv host anthony bourdain at the age of 61.
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a new report from the c.d.c. shows suicide rates went up 29% since 1999. here now to share his story with us is kevin heinz. kevin, good evening. thank you forking for being her. you jumped and yet you survived. how? >> kevin: i did. i attempted to take my life in a way that is 99% fatal. over 3,000 people have likely died off the golden gate bridge. i'm one of 36 who have been given the gift of a second chance to survive. i believe suicide is the same thing as lethal, emotional pain. a pain so great that leaves you believe you are worthless, less than and have no value and you are a burden to those you love you. those are all false. you are beautiful, you are
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enough, you matter. but some people don't recognize inside the pain. >> martha: the most important messages you could tell anybody who is feeling the kind of things that you are feeling. tell everybody at home what happened, that intervened in your attempt to take your own life that left you able to stand here today and talk to so many others. >> of the 36 survivors. five of us have regained full mobility. the ability to walk, run and stride. that is a gift in itself. i can tell you when i attempted to take my life, the milliseconds my hand left the rail, it was instant regret. thousands of people say the minute after they made the attempt all they wanted to do is live. people don't recognize thoughts don't have to be
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actions. if we recognize our thoughts don't own us or define us. we can stay here. i live with suicidal thoughts. they plague me. but i will not die that way. because when they occur i will turn to the next person and say "i need help now." i will survive the pain. but given that i attempted and what saved me in the water i flailed to stay afloat and i couldn't stay above water. a sea lion came to my aid and bumped me up until the coast guard boat arrived behind me. that is my miracle. i got to live here because a creature saw me in danger and acted immediately. that is my guardian angel who saved me that day. with the coast guard who pulled me from the doctor and the back doctor that gave me the ability to walk and run and stand. >> martha: i know you said he wasn't supposed to be on that day and he was. you had a confluence of events that saved you. i love the sea lion part of the story. i can imagine him coming up under the water to bolster you
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in the moment when you needed it so much. so many are feeling so much from what happened this week with kate spade and anthony bourdain. what do you say to them about how to respond to that when we don't know the person. >> we know of them. we are obsessed with the celebrity in this culture too much. when someone in this high pro file like anthony and kate dies by their hands, it sends a ripple effect around the world of immeasurable pain. when we allow that to damage the children we have a problem. i'm so sorry to their family and friends. chris pernell, chester benningham family and friend. we loved them and we love the work they did. because we have so closely tied to the work they did and how the work affected us it becomes personal. at least emotionally it does.
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all the people watching now who are in crisis and in that pain and are suicidal, there are millions of you around the world. this is what i have to say. contact the crisis tech line. text c.n.q.r. to 741741. right now if you are in crisis. they will be with you in seconds to minutes. cnqr to 741741. that is important. it stands for conquer. conquer your pain. you can defeat the pain. you the live with the pain and thrive today. you have to recognize your value. how much you matter to people around you and how much you should matter to you and your life means something. it's not to ever meant to die by suicide. you are meant to live the life, fight the pain and thrive and give back to this world somehow. >> martha: kevin, thank you so much. i believe you were spared to be able to spread this message. and i know that you are saving lives when people listen to what you are saying. thank you for being here tonight. your thoughts do not define you. >> thank you for having me. thank you so much.
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>> martha: so a woman is now behind bars for lying about rape.
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19-year-old nicky ovino claimed she was raped in 2016 by two sacred heart university football players but she then admitted she was lying. unfortunately, so much of the damage has already been done. jonathan hunt is live in the west coast newsroom with the back story. hi, jonathan. >> good evening. jury selection was already underway in this case what which has irrevably changed the lives. the accused were the victims. she claimed two sacred heart football players pulled her in a bathroom at a party in 2016 and then took turns raping her. in january her lawyer said she wanted case tried. >> we are ready to get a story in front of a jury. we think there is more to the story than portrayed in the heedia. >> but this week she accepted
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a plea deal admitting she made up the assault allegation. because as her arrest warrant affidavit stated, "it was the first thing that came to mind and she didn't want to lose another male student as a friend and potential boyfriend." the affidavit said she believed when the other student, "heard the allegation, it would make him angry and sympathetic to her." investigators said the football players admitted having sex with her but said it was consensual. their attorney said the plea deal cannot make up for what she has put the young men through but that, "it does send a powerful message that lying about a serious incident carries serious consequences." her lawyer said, "this was a very difficult decision for nicky and a sad day for her and her family. she will now begin the process of healing and rehabilitation as she awaits her final
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sentence." under the plea bargain, she will be formally sentenced august 23 and will spend one year in prison. >> martha: remarkable story. we have the lawyer of the two men who were falsely accused. they are not named. enough damage has been done. everybody on campus knows about them. were you shocked she came forward? you have the jury and you are going to trial and what was the catalyst? >> suddenly the day came where i think she thought i'm going to see the whites of the eyes of this jury and i just can't handle it. it was surprised. i thought she was going to trial. i thought she wanted to present her story, her multiple stories to a jury and she changed her mind. >> martha: this is extraordinary. we are in the middle of this nationwide #metoo movement where we are told all women
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should be believed. that is the environment we live in right now. is there anything -- what are the problems with that potentially? >> well, the #metoo movement is a powerful movement. how many years women fought to have their voice heard. this does a tremendous disservice to that. this now causes someone to, they admittedly lied and now it does soil what would be otherwise valid allegations. the evidence ended up proving there wasn't a sexual assault. she lied over and over again. first claiming a sexual assault. then not. then being assaulted. then not. it does a complete disservice. >> martha: i feel for her as well. obviously she has some issues she needs to work out. but what has been the impact on the lives of the two young men? >> they are no longer in school. they don't have the experience of the school anymore. they are in the working world and they are doing the best they can. the one year in jail that she
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is sentenced to pales in comparison to the 20 years that the boys could have received had they been arrested and had they been convicted. so while the punishment by some may be classified as severe, it pales in comparison to what the boys were facing. >> martha: they can't go back to school. they can't restart their lives where they left off. >> they can. they are considering all of their options now. there will be a civil suit against nicky most likely and all the options are considered. they are doing as well as they can right now. >> martha: as you say, these kind of allegations what they do, they are problematic for people accused. and for all the other cases out there that are legitimate #metoo cases where there are cases of assault. it muddies the water in a dangerous way. but if you come forward with a false allegation you can end up in jail. >> yes, you can. you can be arrested. you can be put in jail and you can suffer consequences. when you lie about a serious incident it carries serious
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consequences. that is what we have here. >> martha: think of duke, and there are reasons why people lie about the situations. we have to look at every single case individually on its merits. both people involved, right? and really get to the bottom of it. >> the victims who are true victims, their stories don't change. the evidence supports their story. her story changed. the evidence did not support the story. >> martha: thank you very much. >> thank you. >> martha: so up next a shockingly honest look at the swamp. in a brand new documentary series. >> my lobbyist friends and i are prepared to raise the amount of money to get you on the ways and means committee. >> after his proposal i was trying to find a shower. >> martha: oh, boy. chris stirewalt coming up next. 3 toddlers won't stop him. and neither will lower back pain.
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here is what i know. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. his promises are as worthless as a degree from trump university. [applause] he is playing the members of the american public for suckers. he gets a free ride to white house. and all we get is a lousily
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hat. hat. --sy hat -- lousy hat. >> martha: remember that? he laid in the president with no mercy. but in politics winning can change a lot of things. president trump recently endorsed mitt romney who is now running for senate for the u.s. senate in his home state of utah. so last night, he was telling a crowd that he now believes that mr. trump will win in 2020 again. saying this. "i think president trump will be renominated by my party easily and i think he will be re-elected solidly. not just because of the strong economy, and because people are increasingly seeing rising wages but i think it's also true because i think our democrat friends are likely to nominate someone who is really out of the main stream of american thought." president trump had to say about the comments. >> president trump: well, we are doing well. mitt is a straight shooter.
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weather people love him or don't love him, mitt romney is a straight shooter. he had nice things to say. i appreciate that. that's good. >> martha: joining me now is chris stirewalt. fox news politics editor. you know, it's really interesting to put yourself back in that moment of march 2016. mitt romney laid it out in uncertain terms. like the rest of the country probably never thought that there would be a president trump at that moment. >> i don't know. at the time he was talking about there was a danger from president trump and what the consequences of demagoguery and all of that could be. politics is how we do this. you lay it on the line. you put everything out on the field. you do everything you can to put your point of view across. and you hopefully do it in an honest way and respectful way. but you put it out there. when you lose, you know what you got to do? come back to the table and work with the same person you
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tried to stop. that is life. that is politics. that is grown-up. >> it is. watch this one as well. this is from the "today show." romney is such an interesting political person. he obviously, he wants to get back to washington now as the senator. i thought he was careful to not negate what he said before but make a new fresh statement that is true. is that accurate? >> there is nothing incongruous about what he said. i substantially agree with his premise there. donald trump is on a good path right now for re-election. his approval ratings are not high but they are solid. as long as the economy is good and the nation is at peace, incumbent presidents tend to get re-elected. i don't think there is anything incongruous about what romney said today and this week and what he said before. >> martha: i want to look at the documentary "the swamp."
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ly let's play more of this for chris to get his thoughts. >> i remember the first time i voted no and the party was voting yes. a staff member came to me on the floor and told me that i had made a mistake. i said well, actually, that's how i meant to vote. she said, "welshes -- well, if you want to know what is in the bill go to the leadership table and they will explain the bill to you." i said i read the bill. that is why i'm voting no. she is a staffer and i've been here a week and she is giving me permission to vote my conscience, vote for my constituents. the tip of the iceberg. >> martha: you want to take a shower after watching this thing. there is a lot of truth in it. there is a lot of good people working in washington, d.c., and work on the hill. but it's icky here. >> the movie is fascinating. you have members talking frankly about the influence lobbyists have and how much
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the careers are exercising in fundraising. all of that stuff is pretty dadgum gross. but people who complain congress don't get enough done and they claim republicans who say they can't pass anything and they don't do figure and and -- they don't do anything. it's that enforcement and the discipline of the junior members. freshmen members get told what to do by the speaker. that is the organizing principle. you just got here and you have to wait until you have seniority and maybe after you are elected the third time we'll start to listen to you. if you want stuff to get passed there has to be enforcement. democrats do it. if you think that is tough, imagine what nancy pelosi does to her people. and guess what? they don't go on documentaries and squeal about it either they know they will get booted. >> martha: that is exactly right. i want to give you a moment because you wrote beautifully in the piece about our friend charles krauthammer. live say something about it at the end of the show. but your thoughts as the awfully sad news sinks in for
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everybody today. >> yeah, we had known for a bit but it became very real today. i would say this. i will dedicate myself in my public life and my public utterances to living up to the standards that charles has set for us, which is to be decent, be respectful and honest about ourselves and about other people. that is the kind of patriotic expression we need desperately to live up to his standards. >> martha: a good bench mark for us to think about in our work. as i said, i will say something about it later. thank you, chris. >> you bet. >> martha: great to see you tonight. coming up next, update on our friend and colleague charles krauthammer. say carl, we have a question about your brokerage fees. fees? what did you have in mind? i don't know. $4.95 per trade? uhhh and i was wondering if your brokerage offers some sort of guarantee? guarantee? where we can get our fees and commissions back if we're not happy. so can you offer me what schwab is offering? what's with all the questions?
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phew. third time's the charm... no one thought much of itm at all.l people said it just made a mess until exxonmobil scientists put it to the test. they thought someday it could become fuel and power our cars wouldn't that be cool? and that's why exxonmobil scientists think it's not small at all. energy lives here.
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ask your gastroenterologist about entyvio. entyvio. relief and remission within reach. >> martha: today our colleague and friend charles krauthammer gave us heartbreaking news. after a ten month struggle he tells us that he has weeks to live. charles has taught us all about the things that matter. in the end, if you understand what matters, you have a shot at living the life that you
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intended. he assures us that he has done just that. he writes "i think my colleagues, my readers, and my viewers who have made my career possible and given consequence to my life's work. i believe that the pursuit of truth and right ideas through honest debate and vigorous argument is a noble undertaking. i am grateful to have played a small role in the conversations that have helped guide to this nation's destiny. "i am grateful to have worked with charles and to have had him as a guest on my shows we've always looked forward to it around here. i love in his life he's given himself the leeway to evolve and change his mind, he is brilliant but human and we are all richer for reading and listening to charles. as always, he could cut through the noise with an elegant simplicity that always leaves you thinking he's probably righ
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right. that is our story for tonight, the story goes on monday and we will see you then. our best to charles and his family tonight, here's tucker. ♪ >> tucker: welcome to "tucker carlson tonight," you think house of cards is a tv show, sort of, also kind of real as it turns out. today the fbi brought charges against a former director of security for the senate intelligence committee, the man in question is called james wolf. if he was in charge of handling information as it passed from the executive branch to the congress. he had access to huge amounts of highly classified information including intelligent documents. a job like that requires unimpeachable integrity, he is accused of leaking cla

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