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many russian beers running out of beer. worse for stocke soccer fans. sometimes they get boring if you don't have a couple cocktails. jillian: tell us how you really feel. thanks for joining us this morning. have a good day. >> we want to 1068 this problem. we want to solve family separation. i don't want children taken away from parents. >> we need democrat support. >> in fact, the president alone can fix it with this flick of a pen by signing the presidential order. >> we believe the political bias shown by this text had an effect on the initiation of the russia investigation. >> that's a matter we have under review and looking at right now. >> now infamous trump hating fbi agent has been escorted out of the fbi bureau headquarters. >> the united states is officially withdrawing from the u.n. human rights council. for too long the human rights council has been
political bias. >> took a moment to hug the american flag. he did that as you can't always get what you want played in the background. ♪ ♪ justth way you look at me ♪ makes me smile ♪ ain't no reason to complicate it. steve: we're up to wednesday, june 20th. "fox & friends," another slow day yesterday. brian: nothing to talk about. brian: clips of us racketing to yesterday's news. steve: man o man. brian: florida georgia line one of their new releases. >> it's about simple. steve: all right. we're going to keep it simple today and just tell you what's going on in the news. first of all, you know, the president of the united states went up to capitol hill to talk last night to the house republicans, try to get something through he
endorsed intern. hard pass passage to the u.s. rotunda said f you. didn't like that. as it turns out. mexico ever the congressional hispanic caucus heckled him, which is extraordinary as he was trying to leave his meeting. ainsley: kirstjen nielsen heckled at mexican restaurant. here we go. mr. president, don't have you kids? don't have you kids? the president has made it clear that he does not want as every american want these families to be separated. listen to this. >> we have a chance. we want to solve this problem. we want to solve family separation. i don't want children taken away from parents. and when you prosecute the parents for coming in illegally, which should happen, you have to take the children away now, why don't have to prosecute them but we're not prosecuting them for coming in illegally.
that's not good we wants to end the border crisis by finally giving giving us the legal authorities to detain and remove illegal immigrant families all together and brings them back to their country. glrlg so the president after he got screamed at and, you know, his security walked him by. walked him through. he went into a closed door meeting and he met with republican house members and he said about -- he looked at both plans and said i will back either one of them. might be a mistake to not get behind one of them in particular. also brought up the fact that ivanka went up to him dad can you 1068. this his answer was this is a tough issue. politically it's also bad. it's not about politics. it's about doing the right thing. republicans want to get to the bottom of it. they want to solve it pass legislation which includes the end of separation and
families. but senator schumer does not want that. he says i just want the president to sign an executive order that says this is over. why not solve the whole issue about border security and daca? because i think it's in many respects democrats seem to be getting a lot of traction from it. senator schumer tweeted like six of them. speaker ryan wants to pass a massive bill may not even pass the house and couldn't pass the senate. and suppose g.o.p. are supposedly eyeing a bill and donald trump wouldn't sign and sign it even if it made his desk. president of the united states continues to try to use separated families as hostages. anyone who believes republican congress is capable of addressing this issue ising kidding themselves. donald trump can end this crisis with the flick of his pen. and he needs to do so now. you, and not the law, are responsible for this family
separation policy. g.o.p. senators and members of your own administration have confirmed. this you could reverse this terrible practice in a few minutes. but you refuse to list a finger. why would be left with 80% coming without their parents. separation wouldn't even apply because out of the 13,000 that have come, over 2,000 have come without parents. how does that solve the problem? steve: clearly chuck schumer just wants the focus on donald trump. here's the thing. if schumer not willing to fix it legislatively, how long is he willing to stand by that policy if donald trump digs in his heels and does not change anything? keep in mind the meeting brian was talking about, apparently members of the republican caucus the conference did not take questions did. not engage in any sort of discussion. he says we have to pass something. weave to take care of separation. it's too nasty. it's just too nasty. clearly members of the republican party wanted to press him on what are we
going to do about this? his answer is congress, fix it with some laws. ainsley: chuck schumer is complaining because children are being separated with his families. he want the president to fix it with a stroke of a pen and is he not willing to put forth legislation to fix it. right? brian: orrin hatch with other senate republicans caused for a pause on the. it would diffuse it and get out of it because emotions are running so high. griff will have that story a little bit later. i think it would benefit everybody if the president would have took some questions yesterday and heard input from republicans. number two, if you would pick one bill and say i'm getting behind this. that is the direction a lot of his party members who are loyal to him say i know exactly what he means. steve: goodlatte bill has no chance of passing. the other has a slim chance.
brian: mitch mccaul? steve: third way something we heard from john cornyn and mark meadows yesterday, they are introducing bills just to address exactly what we are taking about the separation of the family. ainsley: no want wants the celebration of kids uvmentd democrats and republicans need to get together be on the same page and figure this out. brian: let's figure out what you didn't see yesterday unless you picked it up streaming. not enough people were focusing on what was happening. this electric hearing with michael horowitz who is the ig and in front of republican and democrat house members. 70 strong. who got about 5 minutes each to question him. this thing went over five hours. and we did get two more names of the so-called unnamed lawyers and unnamed fbi agents. that were anti-trump. i find it hard to believe that if a democrat watched this, and just read the texts out loud, they wouldn't be just as upset as republicans. that the leadership of the
fbi. ainsley: the question is did his hate, did peter strzok's hate for this president, for president trump launch the fbi-russia probe? if you look at the time line it looks suspicious. because comey recommended no criminal charges against hillary clinton on july 5th, 2016. a few weeks later, july 28th, the fbi initiated the russia investigation. then a few weeks after that on august 6th, strzok, leading the russia investigation, sent these text messages with his lover, lisa page and she texted him you are meant to protect the country from a menace. steve: so the ig report is what sort of impact was strzok's role in the hillary clinton email debacle? so here's an exchange between mr. goodlatte of virginia and mr. horowitz of the department of justice. >> each institution has he gained in repeated stonewalling of congress' constitutionally man at a timed oversight. the infamous text from peter
strzok saying we will stop president trump from taking office, which we received on the day of your report's release is a prime example. do you believe this text shows political bias? >> i think as we found it clearly shows a biased state of mind. >> do you believe the political bias shown by this text had an effect on the issue in yalings of the russia investigation? >> that's a matter we have under review and are looking at right now. steve: that particular passage between strzok and page where is he not going to become president, is he, we are going to stop him. that was without a doubt the most damaging evidence to suggest bias with these fbi agents. and now we know that referred for investigation. nonetheless, to mr. goodlatte's points, the congress wound up with that text the day the ig report came out. you know, apparently, they had members of congress and the congressional investigators, they had the texts before it they had the texts after it.
but for some mysterious technical reason that particular text message was missing until the day of the ig report came out. brian: the way trey gowdy was able to drill down and get to that point is amazing. that's why he is going to be so missed. is he really zeroing in and pressed horowitz, at the end of it how could you possibly say there was no bias here. if you go into either report you can't possibly close it and say there is no bias. steve: he said there was bias. there was a lot of bias at the fbi. no doubt about it. but they said ultimately the bias did not impact the ultimate decision whether or not to prosecute hillary clinton. >> we will be talking about these stories and so much more in the headlines. ainsley: that's right. outrage now in california asous of force rules. the bill would elevate the standard for using deadly force from reasonable to necessary. pro-police groups say it could make officers hesitant
to approach suspects out of fear that they could be prosecuted later on. >> it always blows me away when law enforcement fear for their life only when they are facing black and brown people. ainsley: the measure is now headed for a second committee vote. north korea now preparing to send the remains of 200 service members killed during the korean war. more than 36,000 americans died in that war. close to 7700 remain unaccounted for. about 5300 of those that were lost in north korea, the exact time of the handoff is still in the works. and it comes after president trump and kim jong un's historical meeting this month in singapore. president trump heading to minnesota today. it's his first visit to the land of 10,000 lakes since taking office. the president will hold a round table event with representatives from the mining and steel industry, followed by a rally in duluth. president trump will be joined by republican congressional candidate pete
tariff who is running in a democratic district u that jet jet that jet is parked at laguardia right now. the trump jet. big one that still says trump. it's just right there. mean while it's 6:12 in new york city. a lot of talk about what's happening in our southern border on our southern border. what's it really like? griff jenkins has been on the ground there getting a first-hansd look with customs and border patrol and his report is coming up next. brian: you know my dogs rocky and polo. are they really smarter than cats. [age on debate. all three of those people in that picture will be here friday. steve: there is only one people there. brian: oh, yeah. i am considered a person. ♪
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steve: well, as the immigration debate takes center stage nationwide and in our congress, there are more than 16,000 agents policing our southern border at this hour working to keep us all safe. ainsley: griff jenkins got a firsthand look at what it's like on the front lines. >> more illegal immigrants have been apprehended crossing the u.s.-mexico border hire in the rio grande day valley sector than at any other point of the entire u.s.-mexico border. many of them taking this very path. >> so, griff, this is one of the crossings that is
exclusively used by the cartels to smuggle family units. you can all the trash. >> this looks like a children's backpack. you see here a diaper. so, clearly, very small an infant that was brought here. >> that group we apprehended. the group of 17 crossed this very spot today. griff: they did? chief padilla has brought us where 17 migrants have been stopped, apprehended for crossing illegally. griff: chief, what do we have here? >> what have you here is a group of illegal aliens primarily composed of family units and potentially some unaccompanied children. griff: chief, frightened coming as uncompanied minor. >> she has heard that we treat them right. >> she has heard that we treat them right.
so this gentleman coming from guatemala. zero idea on zero tolerance policy. >> will these children be separated right now from their parents? will it happen at the center? what will happen to them? >> absolutely not. they are transported to the processing center. at that time we start running checks on the aconsults adults, see if there any criminal history, any immigration history. they are processed accordingly. if they are eligible for prosecution, we will prosecute the adult that's have entered illegally. when somebody is put through the process of prosecution, they are temporarily separated from the children. just like any u.s. citizen would be. it's a difficult situation. not idea but we reached numbers that have become a crisis. we need to get congress to do something with the immigration law and make sure that we can address the situation: these people are not trying to evade the border patrol. they are actually looking
for us to turn themselves in. and what happens with that is if there is no consequence to illegal entry. it keeps growing and growing and growing. then the calls come in. more illegals atimothying to cross. and the chase was on. >> right now this is a pursuit of an agent. sensor set it off and we are following up on this right now. >> these five were a group of 13 that the helicopters spouted. they are actually still working some of the groups. of course, we chased one back. that's what we call a turn back. >> that's what we call it turn back. when they make it back into mexico. >> they got away but at least you turned it back. >> it's a turn back. he will be back and we'll here. steve: there is a story out this morning the attorney general of the united states jeff sessions is considering using d.n.a. testing to make sure that the children match the people who say they are
their parents. brian: desperate situation. john kelly has the most experienced. in charge of southern commands leaders saw this as a problem. knows the countries involved. thinks the ultimate answer those country cracking down on citizens before they leave the country. steve: suggested suggest off aid to the nations that do not cooperate. meanwhile, speaking to the united states, the u.s. is out of the u.n. human rights council. >> for too long the human right council has been a protector of human rights abusers and assess pool of political bias. steve: white house national security advisor john bolton will be joining us promptly to react to the news. ainsley: we told you about the principal sparking outrage inviting anti-cop extremist to career day. an officer whose kids went to that school will join us next. for this new stepdad,
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[siren] steve: well, we got some quick headlines for you. a water main break flooding the mandalay bay hotel in las vegas overnight. water pouring onto the first floor of the convention center forcing a thousand people to evacuate. crews working through the night to clean up the mess. the world's largest airline getting back on track following a week full of cans sell legs. computer glitch forced american airlines regional carrier to cancel 2500 flights. bug cancelled flights. they hope to be getting back on track. brian: back to pen and paper. chicago public school principal suddenly retiring after outraged parents by inviting antipolice
extremist to speak to elementary school students on career day. our next guest's children previously attended that very school active law enforcement officer. he was also a member of the local council originally elected the principal. father in and dough flores joins us now fernando flores joins us now. he went off the rails in what way. >> he started attacking the police. the audience he was speaking to because up in wild wood the predominantly the city workers fire department, police officers, half of those kids in those classes are police officers' children. when you tell these children that your parents are killers and they are abusive and that they are racist. obviously somebody is going a little bit to heart. these children were very upset. went home and told their parents. it just snowballed and
escalated at that point. brian: evidently if you look at his social media it's pretty apparent how he feels after an officer was killed he posted online f him and f his entire family. he also posted the term cpdk which apparently stands for chicago police department killer. so he is pretty clear in what he believes. so, why was it necessary to book him as a poet? >> that's a good question. especially he touted himself as a poet and activist. okay. that's fine. i don't understand how lucrative that can be. but to take off on a tangent and attacking the police and, again, telling the children that their parents are killer is absolutely incorrect and his anti-beliefs, police bias not only here in chicago but across the nation and it's dangerous at this point where we are at. brian: so the principal has retired. was that the right move? >> i think she did what she thought was best for her.
brian: because it was going to get worse? >> i couldn't see it getting any better. brian: right. what is your sense about grade school kids? i will never forget ron covic who was pretty angry about the vietnam war spoke to our class when i was in grammar school and basically trauma tided the entire place. because of his views on war. i mean, what -- should there be a screening process before anyone is booked like they have in college? >> oh, absolutely. everybody needs to be vetted. i mean, how easy is it to find this kid's name and look him up on facebook and find out exactly what he is about, what he is promoting and see what his rhetoric is. brian: what are the parents saying? have you heard a lot of people rally behind you guys or the other way? >> oh, no. absolutely. everybody -- it's very positive. wild wood is a very tight knit community and they all came together because they know it's for the betterment not only for their children but for their neighborhood. brian: i understand that it
is becoming the murder -- chicago has become the murder capital of the country. what is your message to those on the outside. even those people watching in washington right now. what do you men and women need. >> we had 41 people shot. we had nine homicides. none of those are police-involved. how is that the police -- how are the police the problem at this point? i think together the community together with the police need to come to some kind of accord. i'm not really sure -- there is no clear cut answer at this point. but, something needs to be done. brian: national guard. that could be the answer. the president talked about that when he was a candidate. fernando flores, thanks so much. >> brian, you take care. brian: just know we don't echo those sentiments here and clear from anyone watching. ambassador nikki haley ripping the united nations yesterday as the u.n. withdrawals from the human
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damages the cause of human rights. brian: when nikki haley gave those words at the u.n. and offered them right across town in new york city. many people thought of john bolton longest time once the u.n. ambassador for the united states of america and national security advisor at the white house. john bolton, great to see you again. now that you are not on the payroll here voluntarily. you wanted that decades ago, right? >> i thought she was exactly right. mic pompeo was right on target as well. this decision in many respects has been decades in the making. the human rights council its predecessor the human rights commission were really not places where human rights was a priority. right decision to defund the human rights council and the high commissioner for human rights and something i think that goes to the broader question of american sovereignty. you know, we are actually
self-governorring in this country. we have the constitution. we make our share of mistakes and we correct them. we don't need advice by the u.n. or other international bodies on how to govern ourselves. >> so, john, officially leaving bias israel and, in fact, between the years of 2006 through '16, this commission condemned israel 68 times, condemned sierra 20 times mghtd and condemned iran six times for comparative purposes. as well, it is raising some eyebrows us pulling out of this council because it follows one day after their high commissioner criticized the united states over president trump's immigration policy, separating families. >> it had nothing to do with that. this decision was made by president trump weeks ago, followed long decision-making and review of the human rights council's performance. and as i say, it's something
that reflects a widely held view in the united states. one reason why in 2006, when i was up at the u.n., we voted against creating this council because we said it was not adequately reformed. it would not change its behavior from its predecessor human rights commission. and the last 12 years have simply proven that i think what mike pompeo and nikki haley announced yesterday was exactly the right thing. it does have these broader implications for american sovereignty around the world. you know, we did talk about israel because it is singled out unfairly. in many respects, israel the saying goes canary in the mind shaft in the united states. countries that attack israel do it because they think it's easier, much of their criticism is really aimed at us. ainsley: many people watching that live in the middle of the country, just trying to get dressed for work this morning. they don't know what this council is. they don't know what this commission and committees are. will you just in layman's terms tell us for those folks watching never heard of this council what exactly it means for them at home?
>> i think getting off the council is an assertion of american determination to stick by its constitution. and not to recognize that there is some higher authority at the u.n. whether it's the council or the high commissioner for human rights to judge our performance or to give us advice on how to implement the constitution. we're perfectly capable of doing that. ourselves. we make our share of mistakes and we correct our mistakes. that's what this is about. self-government. brian: john bolton, we know the drama happened a couple of weeks ago as the president of the united states went to singapore to meet with the north korean leader. i know you were there every step of the way. what would you say is the most encouraging and discouraging thing that happened during the singapore summit? we know that the north korean leader is meeting with all world leaders maybe for the first time. he was in china a couple of days ago. what did we get out of that? >> well, i think the president made it very clear to kim jong un. he fates a decisive and dramatic choice. whether after decades of
development, north korea is prepared to give up its nuclear weapons program. its chemical and biological weapons. its ballistic missiles. and turn away from that approach to its international relations. and, if it does, it can have a very different future. brian: what do you think? if they were willing to do this for the first time in your career? >> well, they have said they would do it. i think now we will see secretary mike pompeo and others meeting with them, discussing it with them and we will find out soon enough, i think, whether they have made this strategic decision. steve: well, if they do then eventually the sanctions come off. at least some of them. how close are we to that. >> well, i think the first move here is really in -- for north korea to make. they said they want complete denuclearization. now we will have to talk about how to achieve that i think you will see diplomatic engagement proceed very quickly. president trump has been quite clear. he doesn't intend to make the mistakes of past
administrations. so, lengthy delay and talks i think are not in store. i think we would like to move quickly. if they are serious, north korea should want to move quickly, too. brian: if they are not. sanctions go back on and we urge the world community to do the same. what if the genie is out of the bottle and they won't? >> well, i think the presidents had made it very clear that they are facing a choice. and until we get real evidence, palpable, concrete steps of denuclearization. all the sanctions will stay in force. we are urging everybody to continue them. and we will watch very closely what north korea not only says but what it does. ainsley: proof is in the pudding. thanks so much. john bolton, we appreciate you being with us live. a convicted rapist caught on camera trying to kidnap a jogger arraigned from hospital bed. gordon lyons pleading not guilty to attempted kidnapping and assaulted while covering his face with a. she lyons was driving down a massachusetts street when he pulled over and tried to snatch a woman that was jogging by. she fought back, someone
watching called the cops. lyons was convicted of sexual assault back in 1978. fired fbi director james comey now firing back at hillary clinton. >> even at this late dates she doesn't understand what the investigation in her case was about. it was not about her use of a personal email system. it was about communicating about classified topics on that system. >> comey responding to clinton who tweeted, quote: but my email as her reaction to news that comey once used his personal emails for fbi business. brian: he might have done something very similar. james comey always a million miles above it. i'm sorry, you still have more to read? ainsley: yes. next story. punches go flying parents during a girls 12 and under softball tournament. watch this.
[screaming. ainsley: the brawl started as a shouting match between parents from competing teams. both teams competing in the tennessee tournament were di no one was hurt or arrested. is that what your girl's soccer girls games are like. brian: not quite it has gotten close to that. ainsley: we all know so much about brian. he loves his dogs they are named rocky and apollo. now we finally have an answer to the age old question which are smarter? cats or dogs? the answer, drum roll: dogs. researchers at a university in england finding does have more brain power. dogdogs have around 530 million neurons and cats only have 250. brian: they have smaller heads. ainsley: that's true. brian: does that have anything to do with it. ainsley: not as much space for the neurons. steve: if dogs are so smart why do dogs drink out of the toilet. brian: because it's there and you left up the toilet
seat: dogs are extremely smart. for the first time since their 12 week point they will be back in studio i told them friday is take your dogs to work day. ainsley: how do you get them our car. brian: we don't know exactly. brian: am what am i going to do with them when i'm on radio. they are not cats. ainsley: going to have them on radio, too. steve: janice, look at that severe stuff in kansas and nebraska and colorado. janice: several tornado reports outside of the denver area. take a look at this video. thankfully no one was injured during out making of this video. that is an incredible-looking tornadoes. it looks like something out of a movie. this is weld county colorado and this is right outside of denver. no one injured with these severe storms. look that the that. look at those horses like do do do. how many neurons in a horse?
brian: 70. janice: take a look at the past 24 hours across texas and louisiana. this is a concern. we have all of this tropical moisture moving into this region and the potential for flash flooding. we have had several inches of rain already on top of that especially across south texas. 4 to 6, even 8 inches around the corpus christi area. that's going to be a concern. here are your highs today across the country. cooler than average across the northern rockies, the northern planes. we have the potential for strong to severe thunderstorms across the plain states stretching in towards the mid-atlantic and remains warm across the southeast as well as the southern plains. look at phoenix. by the way, tomorrow is the first official day of summer. it's here, my friends. ainsley: longest day of the year. janice: yes and then it starts to get shorter and shorter. but we will love it for now. brian: still the same amount of time in a day. steve: 24 hours. janice: a lot of neurons up there, brian kilmeade. brian: beat the dog by a
mile. [laughter] steve: meanwhile straight ahead, president trump is making the economy great again. food stamp enrollment is 8-year low. what's behind the drop break down the numbers next with an expert. ainsley: you know and love him as superman. now dean kaine is trading in that cape for a badge. he joins us in his brand new uniform. that's coming up next. ♪ we could be heroes ♪ me and you ♪ we could be ♪ why did i want a crest 3d white smile? dinner date...meeting his parents dinner date. so i used crest. crest 3d white removes... ...95% of surface stains in just 3 days... ...for a whiter smile... that will win them over. crest. healthy, beautiful smiles for life.
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critics target the minorities for low level marijuana crimes. i move on. canada thought second country in the world to fully legalize marijuana. the senate passing on landmark bill paving the way for recreational can business cannabis legally bought and sold. under the law can a made yapping 18 years and older will be able to grow up to four plants and carry up to 30 grams for personal use. canadian football will still only have three downs. steve? steve: food stamp enrollment plummeting to 8-year low. the department of agriculture reporting a drop in snap participants to just over 40 million. what's going on? our next guest says he thinks it's largely in part to president trump's policies. joining us right now to explain is the vice chairman of the center for urban renewal and education, mark little. mark, good morning to you. >> good morning. how are you, steve? steve: i'm doing okay. why has food stamp enrollment dropped to 8-year low. >> i will tell you, steve,
first, i have to say the dramatic reduction of 2.2 million food stamp recipients in the first 18 months of a donald trump presidency is a step in the right direction because we know that a family of four receives an average of $465 a month in food stamp benefits. we know that's just not enough to sustain a family. and so it's a win because these folks are getting back to work it's a win for the president. it's a win for the nation. i think there are couple of factors that contribute to that dramatic reduction. i think the president has unleashed free enterprise. unleashed free enterprise by implementing rules, by cutting federal regulation. by signing the tax cuts and jobs act. that did exactly what it was intended to do. steve: and, marc, absolutely. and speaking of jobs, right
now there are more jobs than people and we have some stats we are going to put up on the screen. right now 223,00 223,000 jobs ad in may. labor participation rate has gone up as well. so, if people want to find a job, there are jobs out there. also, at the same time, mark, i understand the administration has clamped down on food stamp fraud. >> yes. the administration is doing a great deal of work both at the federal and the state level. as you may know in april of this year. the president signed an executive order strength the workforce requirement across all the agencies, including the usda and hud. those things certainly contributes to where we are and as the stats show, steve, we have got a workforce participation rate of 62.7%. and i believe it's climbing.
and let's not forget we have the lowest unemployment rate for african-americans in recorded history. steve: all right. put it all together, fewer people need assistance. of course, nibble who needs it, the government program is there to help them. marc little, the vice chairman of the center for urban renewal and education. thank you for joining us live from l.a., sir. >> thank you for having me. steve: you bet. still ahead on this wednesday, jason chaffetz is going to be joining us. we are going to be talking about the ig report. acting director thomas homan talk to him about what's going on on our southern border and congressman from florida ron desantis. a busy two hours. booming economy is helping these businesses to thrive and they are helping our veterans in return. you will hear their stories coming up. thumbs up.
♪ we are seeing more jobs higher wages and a surging economy. so how are entrepreneurs taking advantage of this economic boon or are they. >> co-founder of strike force energy and former navy seal and the founder of troops direct. thank you both for being here. so good to see you again. tell us about the transition to the battlefield to the business world. the economy is booming. has it been pretty easy for you thunder administration. >> it has been and i think the thing is, i mean, the policymakers obviously make the policies and put this and as us entrepreneurs throughout we're the boots on the ground type guys pushing this and taking the what they give us and leeway into things and actually implementing that and driving and helping the economy. ainsley: when i introduced you i totally ignored this amazing suit. are you selling this, too. >> no, this is a nice suit
from shineesty. they are great guys the. steve: americans love to support our vets when they start a business. have you found that haven't you? >> yes. typically, i think it's two thirds of americans typically like to buy from veterans or american-made companies. it's a huge number. and then, you know, we have a great product but also we have a social mission impact. giving back to, you know, what we do with troops direct. and other organizations we have partnered with throughout the years. brian: aaron, tell me about troops direct and how it's been affected as people have more disposable income. >> troops direct is the only nonprofit of its type. we supply american forces around the globe with any critically needed items that they can't access through their supply chain. so no cookies and candies; things like medical equipment, helmets, whatever it is. we can get it to any american around the globe. steve: what do you mean helmets? they can't get helmets? >> >> sean, why don't you comment on that. >> sometimes it does become difficult getting a newer
helmet and things. that's actually a team wendy helmet. matt box skin one of the within companies i own. we do innovative production we sell back to the public. >> the public thinks our service members have everything they need. what really happens is so many forces, especially the special operation units deploying so fast nowadays, we see that often what they need they often can't get we are supplying it to free for them. ainsley: strike force energy add it to water. >> summer give back campaign we have a discount code that's send matching every order from now until labor day. so if you buy a box, we are donating a box. donate it to troops direct and send it down range. steve: thank you very much. sean matson and aaron from troops direct. it's the flavor of freedom. >> that's right. >> before we go. i want to present all of with you -- ainsley: god bless you. thank you. >> only go to our closest
>> we want to solve this problem. we want to solve family separation. i don't want children taken away from parents. >> we need democrat support. >> there is no consequence to illegal entry for problems that keeps growing and growing and growing. >> doj inspector general confirming is he investigating fbi agent peter strzok. >> they prejudged the outcome of the hillary clinton investigation before the investigation ended. and these exact same fbi agents prejudged the outcome of the russia investigation before it even began. that is textbook bias. >> the united states is officially withdrawing from the u.n. human rights council. >> this decision in many respects has been decades in the making. >> god loves you.
if you are willing to accept that you will have grace. and like the freedom that we enjoy in this country that grace was paid for with somebody else's blood. do not forget it. ♪ i don't want to work ♪ i want to bang on the drum all day ♪ todd rundgren banging the drum. look who is joining us former republican congressman from the great state of utah. jason chaffetz. ainsley: nothing going on in the news. >> this is like christmas. whether you have a hearing like this. i love it. preferred induck tri music. >> it's in my contract. brian: yesterday you weren't allowed in there but you were allowed to watch it here are highlights from the hearing in the house. went on for five hours. each guy outside the chairman gets five minutes. so 70 peopl 77 people had quests
for michael horowitz. ,. >> they prejudged the outcome of the hillary clinton investigation before the investigation ended. and these exact same fbi agents and attorneys pre-judged the outcome of the russia investigation before it even began. >> do you believe this text shows political bias? >> i think as we found it clearly shows a biased states of mind. >> do you believe the political bias shown by this text had an effect on the initiation of the russia investigation? >> that's a matter we have got under review and are looking at right now. steve: okay. so, how would you grade his performance at answering the questions from the lawmakers? >> a-plus. we have -- yeah. the inspector general, i think, demonstrated you can do a serious investigation without compromising. it didn't leak out in advance. and he has now demonstrated some things that are really going to play out much more serious than.
steve: like what? >> it's very difficult to prove somebody -- you know, when you look at intent and what they are going after. very difficult to prove why you didn't do something. steve: right. jason jason it is much more easy to demonstrate and prove why did you something. did they start allocating funds? did they actually start spending money? did they issue subpoenas? all these types of things are under consideration people have been referred to the office of responsibility that's been in motion for a couple months. why are these people still working there? i think the seminal question is why do you have a security clearance? if you don't have a security clearance you are done that day. they have known about this for a long time. ainsley: taxpayers are paying for it did you hear that strzok was allegedly escorted out of the fbi. steve: still working there. >> they have rights as federal employees. i'm not saying it is right. but they have rights. 30 day, 60 day reviews. they can appeal. they can go through a very
long extended process that may have started months ago. brian: amazing he wants the scrutiny and they went through who is left, comey fired, mccabe fired, had lied. criminal referral. page gone. you have baker who is gone. now peter strzok in particular and lisa page we know. yesterday we also found out about fbi attorney number two. it was anonymous. did some heinous things and agent number 5. they are kevin kleinsmith and sally moyer. why do you think their names are secret and still some others are yet we know the other? i think what you have seen was mark meadows and jim jordan have really been kind of spear heading flushing these people out. serious allegation out there. serious question were the 302s the investigative document they are looking at and where is some of their testimony? did they actually get manipulated? steve: change it. >> did they change along the way? now they have asked the inspector general to go back and look at that mic lee, if
you go back and look at the senate, he flubsd out of that the inspector general, it took four iterations, he actually had to go to the department of defense to extract out. this is the fbi. they couldn't extract their own emails and own text messages? come on. nobody believes that. steve: a number of your former colleagues on the republican side said, you know, the most damaging and damning of all the text messages was released to the department of -- from the department of justice to the congressional republicans the day that the ig report came out. that was, hey, is he not going to become president of the united states, is he? no. we'll stop it. >> the inspector general does this about the clinton investigation i still think they were wrong to not prosecute her. did they engage in fisa abuse? did they go and get warrants? that's a work in motion. been in motion for 8 or 9 months. that's where you ultimately may see people in handcuffs. brian: inspector general says confirms, reviewing
where strzok's antibias impacted the launch of the russia probe which goes back to what rudy said yesterday. it was launched under false premises. >> remember, jim comey he is the one that actually made the decisions about whether or not to prosecute. because the white house was compromised. because president obama said stuff that was inappropriate. because the attorney general loretta lynch acted inappropriately. those are all things, that's why i think comey comes out of this looking worse than ever. he is in trouble. ainsley: let's talks about immigration. oh my gosh, we have seen all these images of parents being separated from kids. nobody wants that what do your former colleagues need to do this fix this. steve: tried to fix this back in the day. >> i had asylum reform bill that passioned out in march 2015. they never brought the bill to the floor of the house. steve: did that address a separate issue it? >> did. i went back and looked at the press release i put out. we want to accelerator the reunification of children and parents and fix asylum reform. here's the problem in congress. i'm very critical of our own
republican leadership. vote. it's one thing to go out and talk about these things. and every time you get a comprehensive package, then there is something that everybody hates about it. bring it up and vote. let the will of the congress work its way. ultimately, president trump gets to make this decision because there is no way they are going to pass a veto proof bill. steve: jason, last night the president told the republican conference have you got to pass something. and regarding it he said we have to take care of separation. it's too nasty. too nasty. >> leadership repeatedly makes the mistake of thinking that anything that comes up for a vote, that they are responsible for passing. i don't think so. i think you need to put those bills, those individual questions up. let people vote on them. steve: on the report. >> if they fail they fail. get on the record. enough of people grandstanding and heckling the president. brian: you need organization. if a president would pick a bill. important for the president to pick one so they know where they stand. >> they need to write it down on a piece of paper. brian: the president has flipped and left them out to
dry for example on the budgets. >> i don't think so. if you go back and look. brian: on friday? >> explain to me exactly what these bills are. you know, they are not. steve: one of them is being written right now. ainsley: are the democrats going to sign it? schumer said the legislation is not the way to go that the president needs to deal with this. >> in concept, if you take a base bill and then have amendments that are offered into it, let the congress work its will. ainsley: what would work to get republicans and democrats on board. >> everyone wants to accelerator the idea. they don't like the separation. nobody likes that. ainsley: can you do a bill just the separation issue. >> you are going to create thin sennive then to not go to the ports of entry. look, if you are in el salvador and you want to have your family together and claim asylum, go to the united states embassy in el salvador. but, democrats are never going to join in that effort. they want people to come up and get into the country. brian: what's frustrating the border patrol they know they are gaming the system. they know how to do it.
refugees desperate being chased by gangs, okay. others who say i know how to get you in. and that's what -- guess who knows that, john kelly, because when he was a marine he had command. he met with these heads of government and said have you got to stop these people from storming your border. then he becomes homeland security secretary he knows it better. it might come to the point where we have to separate families to send a message that this has got to stop. mark walker said this and tell me if you think it's true. there is a storm brewing off the coast. if we don't handle this in the next four to five days this would stick through november. republican north carolina. is he right politically? >> is he right. if you look at the congressional calendar. by the time you get to the end of july, they are pretty much not in session until the election. brian: this is what keeps it in everybody's mind. >> this is what keeps it in everybodiens mind. that's what senator schumer is saying is very dangerous. remember what secretary kirsten said 600,000 people on the backlog case. they know how to game it.
the surge started under obama. we passed in the house and got it passed judiciary committee back in 2015 but they did he ever did anything. steve: what do you make of the tone on capitol hill yesterday. for instance it, looks like an intern used the f word. f you president trump. and then have you got members of the -- one or two members of the congressional hispanic caucus heckling the president of the united states. >> i saw like six of them. they knew exactly what they were doing. republicans meet in the capitol, what's called hc 5. they went and staked themselves out. they had their signs. such an immature bunk move. they knew exactly what -- planted themselves in front of cameras. it's a scorched earth philosophy from the democrats. just trying to embarrass -- i think they embarrassed themselves. we are a more civil society than that. brian: rudeness from roberts de niro to celebrities to lawmakers. everyone feels like fourth graders and learned how to curse for the first time. >> it's the resist movement
viva -- did i get that right? brian: we don't know that person's name. we are soon going to find out. ainsley: that was the lawyer. >> congressional investigators ought to know it remember what plays out now. have you devin nunes, trey gowdy john ratcliffe. they have got to receive documents back from the department of justice. when they bring up mr. wray. and the deputy attorney general next week. fascinating. here is strzok who wants to testify playing the victim card. brian: how do you play the victim card? we got your text. steve: someone might get impeached at the department of justice. >> 1 minutes after the top of the hour now. outrage in rafael as lawmakers are overhauling use of force bills. the bill would elevate the standard for using deadly force from reasonable to necessary. could make officers hesitant
to approach suspects out of fear they could be prosecuted later. >> it always blows me away when law enforcement fear for their life only when they're facing black and brown people. ainsley: measure is now headed for a second committee vote. the u.s. navy is dropping live bombs right here in the u.s. it's happening in ocala national forest down in florida. north of orlando. theavy training exercises started on monday and are scheduled to last through tomorrow. the explosions may scare wildlife out of the forest. steve: scares me. ainsley: on to nearby roads or neighborhoods. if you are driving in that area be careful. brian: look out for the baboons. ainsley: president trump is heading to minnesota today. it's his first visit to the land of 10,000 lakes since taking office. the president is going to hold a round table event with representatives from the mining and steal industry followed by a rally in duluth. president trump will be joined by republican congressional candidate pete stabber who is running in a
traditionally democratic district. talk about embracing freedom. president trump hugs the american flag after giving a speech to business owners in washington. the president clapping as he was walking off the stage at the national federation of independent businesses. not the first time the president has taken the flag in his arms. did he it during a campaign rally in tampa back in 2016. brian, would you like to make another comment? brian: rally in minnesota so popular they had to move it to a bigger area. invited the democratic governor of minnesota to join him governor dayton. he says he has another gig. another booking. ainsley: something more important than the president? brian: yeah. meanwhile i will read now. that's the awkward pause. thu.s. out of the u.n. human rights council. reaction from white house national security advisor john bolton next. steve: plus, you know him and love him as superman. >> oh, one more thing if you ever need to find me all you
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♪ >> for two long the human rights council has been a protector of human rights abusers and assess pool of political bias. the council ceases to be worthy of its name. such a council, in fact, damages the cause of human rights. steve: with that yesterday, nikki haley at the state department along with mike pompeo announced the united states would be withdrawing from the u.n. human rights council haley said a year ago unless there changes and necessary reforms to this part of the united nations we are out. yesterday they made good on it and they pulled the plug. brian: congresplugcongo there. sawed day aruns arabia. we do we want to be a part of. this taking marching orders from them. ambassador bolton said this move was a god send.
>> this decision in many respects has been decades in the making. the human rights council, its predecessor, the human rights commission were really not places where human rights was a priority. the right decision to defund the human rights council and the high commissioner for human rights. and it's something, i think, that goes to the broader question of american sovereignty. you know, we are actually self-governing in this country. we have a constitution. we make our share of mistakes. and we correct our mistakes. that's what this is about. self-government. ainsley: he went on to say they are trying to tell us thousand run our own government. how to govern. if you look at the statistics from 2006 to 2016, the human rights council has condemned israel 68 times. they contempt syria 20 times and iran six times. >> he said yesterday and today as well we were leaving because of the bias, the unfair bias against israel. john bolton himself said back in 2006, this thing,
when they were creating it is a bad idea. so, today, he was happy to see what we are no longer a part of it. brian: they say that has nothing to do with it. just a coincidence. but they did condemn our border policy. steve: high commissioner did. brian: so then we withdrew the next day. they said it was just a coincidence. steve: that's what he told us on this show. what do you think about that? let us know email@example.com. brian: 20 minutes after the hour a lot of talk about what's happening on our southern border. what is it really like? griff jenkins getting a firsthand look on the front lines can customs and border patrol. that will be next. ainsley: are you tired yet? >> we're going to win so much. you may even get tired of winning. and you will say, please, please, it's too much winning. ainsley: this morning more proof that president trump is making the economy great again. steve: it's winning wednesday.
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drank in russia in one bar. fans hung out to dry because many russian bars, restaurants, and even suppliers are quickly running low on brew. ainsley: really? brian: an emergency. steve: some of the news. brian: immigration heats up 16,000 agents u.s. mexico border to keep us safe. ainsley: our griff jenkins followed them and got a firsthand look to see what it's like to be down there on the front lines. >> more illegal immigrants have been apprehended crossing the u.s.-mexico border here in the rio grande day valley sector than at any other point of the entire u.s.-mexico border. many of them taking this very path. so, griff, this is one of the crossings that is exclusively used by the cartels to smuggle family units. and you can see all the trash. huge numbers. griff: this looks like a children's backpack. you see here a diaper.
so, clearly, very small infant was brought here. >> that group we apprehended. the group of 17 crossed this very spot today. griff: chief padilla brought us where 17 migrants have been stopped, apprehended for crossing illegally: chief, what do we have here. >> a group of illegal aliens, primarily composed of family units and potentially some unaccompanied children. griff: chief, can you ask her if she is frightened coming as unaccompanied minor? >> she has heard that we treat them right. >> she has heard we treat them right? >> so this gentleman is saying he comes from guatemala, zero idea on zero tolerance policy. griff: will these children be separated right now from their parents? what will happen to them? >> absolutely not.
they are transported to the processing center. at that time we start running checks on the adults, see if there any criminal history. any immigration history. they are processed accordingly. if they're eligible for prosecution, we will prosecute the adults that have entered illegally. when somebody is put through the process of prosecution, they are temporarily separated from the children. just like any u.s. citizen would be. it's a difficult situation. not ideal. and we have reached numbers that are just, you know, become a crisis. we need to get congress to do something with the immigration law and make sure we can address the situation. >> these people are not trying to evade the border patrol. they are actually looking for us to turn themselves. in what happens with that this ask no consequence to illegal entry. it keeps growing and growing and growing.
threaten the calls came in more illegallies attempting to cross and the chase was on. >> right now this is these five were a group of 13 that the helicopters spotted. they are working some of the groupings. of course, we chase one back. that's what we call a turn back. back in the water so again that's what we call a turn back, when they make it back into mexico. griff: got away but at least you turned them back. >> a turn back. he will be back, and we will be here. ainsley: he will be back. because they continuously try. steve: to his point they say look, people coming into the country illegally, they want to get caught so they are part of the system. and the federal government takes care of them until we figure out whether or not they get to stay. ainsley: makes sense. if not, they would have to have -- where would they go if they don't get caught just come over the border and try to assimilate into
society? steve: absolutely. it happens every day. more from griff later on. he know how some people are really hooked on video games? >> i could play this game forever. i love it don't you? >> yeah. >> it's the kind of thing where literally i play the game and like four hours go by. steve: loving it there is a new warning. those games are as addictive as drugs. how can you treat that and go cold tucker j? we have. brian: one of those producers loves that movie. we see it all the time. ainsley: the breakup in it should have ended differently. i'ed them to stay together. chris pratt gave a powerful peacspeech on god and life and love. >> god is real. god loves you. learn to pray. it's easy. [cheers] >> easy and so good for your soul.
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ainsley: history happening today. volvo is opening a brand new brand in south carolina. jobs. steve: south carolina. swedish car maker's first factory here in the u.s.a. of a. brian: thanks, sweden. jeff flock is outside the plant in ridgefield, south carolina. hey, jeff, where is your other arm? [laughter] >> actually they let us in the plant, brian. and i am here with the usceo of volvo and behind us, maybe you see under wraps, that's the new vehicle they are going to make here the volvo s-60. at least that's what they tell me is back here. is that really back here. >> it's true. it's a beautiful piece. >> they say thank you, volvo for coming to the u.s. did you know something by the way? did you know donald trump was going to be elected? did you know there was going to be a trade spat and that's the whole reason did you this. >> no. we are smart but we are not
so smart. >> you are bringing 4,000 jobs to america. >> great products. >> why did you do that before you knew we would be in this situation. >> we have a strategy to sell. building in the u.s. plus 41%. and then in this area you have the suppliers. have you great port and that is important for us because we go to export cars. >> you are going to export, make them in the u.s. and export them overseas to where? >> all over the world. >> sweden? >> to sweden, too. >> export cars from the townhouse sweden. why does that make sense? >> that's the strategy with our cycle plant. we are a global company and we are global. >> tell me that's news. i didn't know that until you actually told me that that they are actually going to export cars back to sweden that they make in the u.s. this whole trade policy might be working. steve: it could be. jeff flock, thank you very much with the breaking news. so the volvo plant, brand new down in south carolina,
they will start making the s-60 a beautiful vehicle. going to be shipping it across the country and around the world. brian: also makes a vacuum called electrolux. talk about trade at some point in the show. ainsley: your favorite topic. we can't wait. 35 after the top of the hour. now to headlines. don't go in the water. that is the message from police after three teenagers were found dead in a swimming pool and no one knows why. two boys and a girl found unresponsive at apartment complex in north carolina, according to the health department the pool passed inspections earlier this month and the water's chemicals were normal. city going one step beyond sanctuary to declare itself a freedom city. two new policies restricting police officers from asking immigrants about legal status. supporters say it will help the community feel safer. last year texas passed one of the country's strict irs
anti-sanctuary city laws. austin was the first to challenge it a chief thinks he outsmarts the system but the dope was on security camera the whole time and you can see the guy slithering into the smoke shop in houston to try to setting off the motion sensors. he stays on the ground the whole time and gets away with $1,000 in cash and merchandise. the owners say he knew exactly what he was doing when he broke. in that guy is still on the run. a toddler hears for the very first time surrounded by her family. you have to see the heart-warming video. >> yeah. you heard it. [cooing] okay, janice, don't cry. oh my gosh. that is 1-year-old ailla hearing for the first time with the help of a cochlear implant. can you see the texas toddler holding her ear,
bouncing around. her mom and dad crying happy tears. we love our children, don't we? steve: happy tears indeed. oh my goodness. that is heart-warming. 24 minutes before the top of the hour. januarjanice, today is the first day of summer. janice: you can't play those videos. oh my gosh when you look at the mom and she is so excited. okay. let's look at your current temperatures. 71 in new york city. 71 in cincinnati and 76 in mobile, alabama. griff jenkins emailed me and said what is going on do we have a tropical system in texas? it is raining and wind and yes, even though it doesn't have a name and not a depression it is bringing incredible amounts of rainfall across coastal, texas, south texas and more rain in the forecast 4 to 6 even 8 inches of rainfall. griff, i apologize. seek shelter, my friend. here is your forecast today. again, we will see the potential for showers and thunderstorms along the gulf coast. the threat for stronger to severe storms across the central u.s. back towards the mid-atlantic.
along this frontal boundary. then we have warm air across portions of the south and southern plains. heat advisories for the southwest where it's going to be dangerous hot over the next couple of days. producers are telling me i'm going to walk over to the couch right now. so follow me. here we go. steve: yesterday, we were talking with janice about how she had seen the mtv video. janice: i just had a wardrobe malfunction, oh, high, making the walking over here wasn't such a good idea. steve: chris pratt at the mtv awards, it was so inspirational, right? janice: it really was. we see these award shows recently. and got all these celebrities that come up and they just bash the president. they have bashed the presidency. dropped an f-bomb and it was just so refreshing when i saw chris pratt, who i really like. ainsley: i do, too. janice: he talked about god and his faith and how it's okay. ainsley: i liked him but now
i love him. janice: listen. >> god is real. [cheers] >> god loves you. learn to pray. [cheers] >> it's easy. and it's so good for your soul. people are going to tell you are perfect just the way you are. you're not. [laughter] you are imperfect. there is a powerful force that designed you that way. and if you are willing to accept that you will have grace. and grace is a gift. and like the freedom that we enjoy in this country that grace was paid for with somebody else's blood. do not forget it. [cheers] steve: those are just some of his nine rules for life. we are in commencement season. that's stuff to live by right there. janice: people were cheering. we need to hear more of. ainsley: he went on to say earn it reach out to someone in pain. be strong, be humble and do not bully other people. really, really great, touching speech. brian: is he a guy on parks and recreation. kind of fat. they said he wanted to get a job on money ball.
they said you are too fat to play this pitcher. he lost 40 pounds and became a workout maven. he also took fifth place in a state wrestling championship. his coach said what do you want to do when you graduate he says i don't know but i'm going to be famous. i'm going to make a blank ton of money. i think he is well on his way. ainsley: i think i earned it. steve: along the way he developed those nine points and they are good ones. janice: what a good example. ainsley: he married -- they went through a divorce. said it was amicable. named jack in a speech. one day you are going to hear it thanked his parents. we didn't have any money growing up be we laughed a lot and still do. janice: great example for future celebrities and their speeches. i do kind of stay here? steve: yeah. why not? we have got another hour and 20 minutes. do you want to stay on the couch? janice: sure. i don't want to have another wardrobe malfunction. steve: disgusting cartoon being spread on social media with discussions on how to
kill ice agents. acting ice director tom homan not going to like it. he is with us in 19 minutes. brian: plus, have you inspector general, michael horowitz, dropping this bombshell. and there was a lot of them during the testimony on capitol hill. >> we did not have confidence that the decision of deputy assistant director strzok to prioritize the russia investigation was free from bias in light of his text messages. brian: they got rid of him. but, meanwhile, we are stuck with him. he has still got a job. congressman ron desantis was at the hearing. he will join us. that's why we put him on the big screen ♪ ♪ we know the great outdoors. we love the great outdoors. make this summer last at bass pro shops and cabela's during our free family summer camp. plus get great deals on great gear. like flag chairs for under $13.
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that will happen next year. three times as many as it typicalltypic closes. you could soon get your medicine delivered trite your front door. cvs start making springs deliveries across the country. also order things like allergy medicine and baby products. the service will cost 5 bucks for the next day delivery. orders can be placed on the cvs app. or by calling the store. that might be problematic but no knows, steve? steve: sounds handy. grilling on the hill. inspector general michael horowitz unveiling a new bombshell on day two of the testimony. >> we did not have confidence that the decision of deputy assistant director strzok to prioritize the russia investigation was free from bias in light of his text messages. steve: the inspector general admitting his team is investigating texts sent by anti-trump fbi agent. that man right there, peter strzok. and they -- and whether they influenced the russia probe. this as we learn strzok has
been escorted from fbi headquarters a couple of days ago. our next guest questioned horowitz on the hill yesterday. house oversight committee member congressman ron desantis. good morning to you, congressman. >> good morning. >> you know, it was jaw-dropping for the inspector general to admit, yep, there was bias. in fact, there was a lot of bias with these fbi agents. >> and the bias infected what strzok was doing. i mean, did you go back to the spring of 2016, donald trump beats ted cruz, indiana primary. nomination. what did strzok say to lisa page, pressure now begins to bring the clinton investigation to a conclusion. he was looking and saying we have got to stop trump. he was the one who did things like edit comey's statement onto remove gross negligence. he opens up the counter intelligence investigation against trump's campaign. based off almost nothing. and then a week after he does that is the infamous message that we got for the first time with the ig saying no, no, no.
trump won't win. we'll stop him. how will we stop him? he answered that question the next week when he texted lisa page and said we can't take the risk of a trump presidency. we need an insurance policy. so, this russia collusion thing was infected by bias from the start. the legitimacy of this thing is gone. and i think that that was very plain to see for the american people with horowitz' testimony. strzok made a conscious decision in the fall campaign to not pursue hillary's emails because he was trying to further this collusion narrative. steve: right. the ig did say there were five fbi agents who were super anti-trumpers and, in fact, he has referred them for investigation. all five worked on the hillary case. but, congressman, it's hard to understand how if somebody is so biased, and they are running the investigation, how that could not impact the outcome in this case whether or not to go after hillary clinton criminally. >> of course. i mean, look.
he is there h editing the statement that comey gave saying well, actually, we don't know if foreign actors hacked into the email when that was the fbi's view is that that had happened. he was trying to sanitize the statement to clear a path for her to win. and then obviously, how he handled the so-called russia stuff. he was really responsible for creating this narrative, which many of us believe has been a phoney narrative that carried on to donald trump's presidency. there was a lot of leaking, a lot of media hysteria. this guy, peter strzok, has done more damage to the institution of the fbi than probably any agent in modern times. he really helped alter the political dynamics in this country. donald trump has gotten a heck of a lot done. he has had to deal with this for over a year and a half. it's unfair. steve: you mentioned the leaks. mr. horowitz did say that he is still doing investigations in to leaks. into james comey. into russia as well. but, regarding peter strzok, his attorney has offered him up to come to congress and
testify what was going on. how do you think that's going to go? >> well, go ahead, make my day. i would love to have that i would note he did testify in front of the inspector general and the inspector general said he did not find strzok to be credible at all in a number of different instances. that his explanation just didn't wash. i mean, when he was asked about the insurance policy text, meeting in andrew mccabe's office the deputy director said i'm not sure. i don't remember that meeting. he played dumb on i was not credible in the eyes of the ig. i think if he were to come before the congress i think it would be nationally televised theater where this guy was probably tripping all over himself. i definitely welcome it. and i think that he should do that. i also think he should lose his job, steve. why is he still getting a paycheck from the taxpayers after all that he has done, all the damage that this guy has done with his bias? steve: a lot of people are asking the same question. congressman, thank you very much for joining us today from statuary hall on
capitol hill. >> thank you. steve: what do you think about that email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. she is supposed to be fighting for good. why is democrat showing off poster of wonder woman lassoing a police officer. there is a new warning about video games this morning. those game are as addictive as drugs. how can we handle it? we have suggestions coming up. ♪ ♪ yo
forever. i love it, don't you. >> yeah. >> i mean, it's the kind of thing where literally i play the game and like four hours go by. brian: wow, the world health organization now says excessive gaming could be as addictive as drugs and. jennifer aniston has had it. ainsley: foonks for being with us again. >> thank you. >> how big of a problem is this. >> it's becoming a big problem. i don't know many adolescent boys anywhere from 12 to say 25 that don't spend a lot of time gaming. i think the biggest problem is we also see -- why are starting to see little older people, 20 to 35. whatever, there is a huge increase in that population. brian: how do you know if it's a problem. >> it's a problem if it's interrupting your daily activity. what we would say if it's an addiction. it's loss of control. or you crave it you have to do it even adverse
consequence you do it. ainsley: why is it different from growing up mario brothers and pacman sitting on the floor with my mom christmas morning. competition. fun for us. why is now it's a problem. >> we are always on the phone on internet. it's 24/7. you used to have to go in your basement to play the x box or whatever that was. now it's pretty much 24/7. brian: i see alaska development among people interpersonal skills to listen and communicate. here are facts help make the segment better. at least that's what i'm hoping. 90% of children teens in the u.s. play video games that is incredible number i actually thought it was leveling off. >> i think it probably is. it's a high number that actually play a little bit. if you think about it, again, have you always got your phone you as opposed to what you used to do. we are not surprised those numbers go up. what else can do you with that? is that it becomes a problem when we are not doing anything else u.
ainsley: do you have any rules that you can tell parents that are watching? when it okay to let your kids play when is it not? what type of games should they avoid. >> we want to be proactive as opposed to reactive. the patient oh you have been in the basement four hours i'm going to take all these things from you. limit the time. make sure they are interacting. there is no substitute for social interaction like you speak about like the relationships. you can't just have it as a catch all. limit the age they are on the phone. access to internet is one of the best ways to can eliminate. brian: actually has a league for this. it's terrible. thanks so much. appreciate it. ainsley: thank you, darby. brian: 4 minutes before the top of the hour. coming up in final hour. what's the real story happening at the border with children and their families. acting ice director thomas homan joins us. ainsley: plus, a police officer posed for this picture with his son 20 years ago.
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♪ >> we want to solve family separation. i don't want children taken away from parents. >> we need democrat support. >> the president alone can fix it with this flick of a pen. >> doj inspector general he is in fact investigating anti-trump fbi agent peter strzok. >> the seminal question why do you till have security clearances. if you don't have security kleeance you're done that day. >> the united states is officially withdrawing from the u.n. human rights council. >> this decision in many respects has been decades in in the making. >> inviting anti-police extremists to speak to elementary students on career day. >> anti-bias police is not only
here in chicago but across the nation. it is dangerous. >> after he spoke to a group of business leaders he took a moment to hug the american flag. he did that as you can't always get what you want played in the background. ♪ steve: 8:00, on this the first day of summer. the summer solstice later on in the day. come on over, ted. "fox & friends," hour three for this very busy winning wednesday. ainsley: thanks for joining us. we're glad to have you. brian: rudeness through the roof. whether in the halls of the capitol. whether it is in a restaurant. whether it is at the award show. or especially in social media, every so-called adult, famous or noteworthy seems they want to show off by cursing. the latest example was the
president of the united states walking into the capitol. he is getting cursed at by an intern on capitol hill. there is no sense of -- ainsley: intern yelling at him, yelling profanities. listen to this. steve: as he walked past the congressional hispanic caucus. they were heckling him. as we turn the sound up, can we hear some of that. >> mr. president [bleep] you. steve: somebody, last comment. ainsley: female intern,. steve: presumed to be an intern. he quadrupled down. he said the at administration would not end the policy of separating families at the border. he said essentially at that business roundtable yesterday. he said right now there are two options in the country. when somebody comes in the country illegally, let them go, open borders essentially. go ahead and arrest them and prosecute them. but he said he would like a third way and that is to for
congress to do something. figure out a way to fix so families are not separated at the border. ainsley: there are two immigration bills. one to build the wall and solve the border crisis and family separate race. congressman mark meadows has a backup proposal in case the border immigration bills fail that would stop the family separations. brian: here is president trump not wanting to have families separated. behind closed doors he knows he doesn't want to do but knows it is bad politics. mark walker from north carolina says we have four or five days to solve it. the pressure on republicans to solve it, in a way that addresses the problem, that is the surge of illegals of all shapes, sizes, nations at our border. listen. >> we have a chance. we want to solve this problem. we want to solve family separation. i don't want children taken away from parents. and when you prosecute the
parents for coming in illegally, which should happen, you have to take the children away. now we don't have to prosecute them. but we're not prosecutes them for coming in illegally. that is not good. we want to end the border crisis by finally giving us the legal authorities and the resources to detain and remove illegal immigrant families, all together, and bring them back to their country. steve: so that was mid day. then later in the day he went up to capitol hill. i think we have images that are just into the fox news channel newsroom. apparently during the meeting he called for broad immigration reform. he said his message was, we got to pass something. we have to take care of step race. it is too nasty, too nasty. when he left that meeting i believe congressional hispanic caucus a couple members heckled hip, despite the sound bite we
ran earlier, there was no inappropriate, there they are, there was no inappropriate words used at president. they were making their case clear. they wanted to make sure he understood their concern. ainsley: border patrol says the kids are separated from their parents for 20 days. they're treating the kids with dignity and respect. they need help from congress. they say many are smuggling terrorists, dangerous weapons, dangerous narcotics, fentanyl, and cocaine, they have to stop, find away to stop organized crime. no one wants these kids separated from their parents. just a matter of finding a solution, make sure those coming in are lawful and safe and they aren't bringing in drugs or not ms-13. brian: part of it the kids and families are not doing that. but the others looking to smuggle in the cartels. seeing distraction the border patrol has, take me, i would like asylum, but i want to be found by ard bother agent. they're going in.
they're not being surveiled. they're taking advantage on that. chuck schumer weighed in. he wants political advantage on this. he wants president doing something, not interested doing what he is supposed to do, be a lawmaker, you and not the law are responsible for this family separation policy. donald trump, gop senators, and members of your own administration confirmed this. you can reverse the terrible act in a few minutes. but you refuse to lift a finger. steve: he wants to keep the focus on president of the united states. as thehill.com, they were wondering how long will democrats stick to that particular position of, you know, let the president fix it, if the president refuses to change his mind. ainsley: are there enough republicans where they could pass their own bill? steve: at this point looks like either of the bills that currently we believe we know broad parts of it can pass congress. brian: yeah. steve: can't get out of the house. brian: one of the ways to do it, the president find one he likes, this is my bill i think can
pass. that will be a signal for his caucus to get behind it. in the senate, suddenly democratic senators who are my new best friends, what do we have, sucks? 51 voting, six can't to being my next friend, do something that is responsible. steve: look what chuck schumer says, he is not interested in legislative fix. will he give thumbs up to the democratic six? ainsley: he is complaining this president is separating the parents from the kids, yet, he has an opportunity and responsibility to fix the problem. he is saying he is not going to do it? steve: he wants the administration to go back to the policy of barack obama where these laws are on the books but it is all about enforcement. we had the attorney general of the united states come out i think a month or so ago, he said we'll start enforcing the laws of the land. there will be enforcement on the border which we hadn't seen in a while.
chuck schumer and democrats, they want the president to say you know what? until we figure it out, with a new law, let, we'll not enforce it. brian: this goes back tonight seven, with the flores amendment when those rules were out, those rules became a powerful magnet for illegal migration. according to tom homan that joins us in 30 minutes. as parents sent their children, hiring smugglers or bringing children with them to leave in country, gets them faster, they will eventually meet their kids and they are suddenly in our country. steve: when they are their children. reports of 13,000 or 12,000 kids being held by the department of homeland security, only 2,000 came into this country with somebody they were related to. the others, you know, sounds like were brought in by smugglers or else somebody thought, you know what? if i had a kid with me, i will be released into the country.
well that isn't happening right now. brian: 2325 minors separated from their parents right now. they will see about the reunification. ainsley: in other news, turning to your other headlines, outrage in california as lawmakers are overhauling use of force rules. the bill would elevate the standard for using deadly force from reasonable to necessary. pro-police groups say it could make officers hesitant to approach suspects out of fear they could be prosecuted later. >> it always blows me away when law enforcement fear for their life only when they're facing black and brown people. ainsley: the measure is now headed for a second committee vote. kim jong-un wrapping up a surprise visit to beijing today. the north korean dictator spending two days in talks with the chinese president. the two are going over details of nuclear summit with president trump. secretary of state mike pompeo mike pompeo canceled a briefing with lawmakers about the summit. he had been planning to give mem
of the senate an update. water main break flooding mandalay bay hotel in las vegas. look at this. >> oh, my god. [sirens] ainsley: thousands of gallons of water pooring on to the first floor of the convention center forcing 1000 people to evacuate. crews are working to clean up the mess. thankfully no one was hurt. a father and son recreate a incredible photo 20 years later. officer gould and his son posed in the police car in 1998 with a caption, when i am bigger i will be my dad's partner an catch bad guys and burglars. the two posed again in washington state. steve: that is awesome. like father like son. united states officially out of the united nations human rights
council. >> for too long the human rights council has been protecter of human rights users and cesspool of political bias. steve: our next guest says the trump administration made absolutely the right move. brian: are you a liberal in texas? this sign has a message, they don't want you to stop. is that over the line or perfectly okay. ♪
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♪ >> they prejudged the outcome of the hillary clinton investigation before the investigation ended and these exact same fbi agents and attorneys prejudged the outcome of the russia investigation before it even began. >> do you believe this text shows political bias? >> i think as we found it cheerly shows a biased state of mind. >> do you believe the mitt call bias shown by this text had an effect on the mission of the russia investigation? >> that is matter we've got under review and are looking at right now. brian: right. pick up the pace a little.
molly hemingway, senior editor with the federalist, fox news contributor. molly you saw most of the testimony. five hours. seven people,0 minutes each. what do we now know by michael horowitz's comments to those questions? >> one of the interesting things when that ig report came out a lot of people wanted to spin it saying they didn't have a problem with bias in the fbi. in yesterday's testimony and in the day before in the senate the inspector general michael horowitz repeatedly talked about the problems posed by the brazen and extreme bias some of the key agents in the clinton email probe, which happened to be the same agents involved in the russia probe exhibited. while it might not have posed too much of a problem with the clinton email probe, while he couldn't determine whether their bias in favor of hillary clinton actually impacted their decisions, he was reticent to say that when it got to the russia probe. that is under investigation now. he specifically said bias was
problematic for the russia probe. that is interesting. >> if you read the 500 pages executive review, fbi agent two. we find out two names yesterday worth pursuing. kevin klein smith was attorney number two, sally moyer, agent number five. said horrible things about people that followed donald trump. that he is a dope. and used a "r" word to describe his mental capacity as well as his followers. if there was a script in a "law & order" episode i would say too deliberate. where is the subtlety? this is unbelievable. i just wonder how much else needs to be recovered? >> right. of course one of these people involved in this was praising hillary clinton and he was the person, he or she was the person going in to interview her about her mishandling of classified information. that is really problematic when you see people having that level
of bias but i was a little concerned we just didn't get these names first off. public service does not give you protection from being held accountable for what you're doing. i think people have a right to know who you are, where you currently are. we learned two of the three other people, other than peter strzok and lisa page were also involved in the russia probe. we don't know who they were. if they're still involved and what is being done within the fbi to make sure that bias doesn't further impact that investigation. brian: right. you have to wonder why peter strzok is still working there. lisa page is gone. baker is gone. comey is gone. mccabe is gone. others have left. the whole higher echelon running the fbi has been left on their own or been fired and one is on a criminal referral but peter strzok walked out but still getting paid. why is that? >> well, not just that, the last 10 months i think he has been working in hr, what i think they have told us. human resources seems like an odd place to send your number two in counterintelligence who
was caught having an affair with a colleague, has to violate so many fbi personnel policies, to be sent to a safe place in human resources. to get now what seems like a paid vacation is not holding him accountable for his missteps. brian: poly, i want believe, president referred to it, people are not covering this more. this is not conjecture and hyperbole. these are texts and facts. surprised there is not more coverage. >> all the top leadership has had to step down or been fired for this. this isn't an imaginary thing this is happening at our fbi and it seems like something that people left and right should care about, having accountability at our nation's top law enforcement agency. making sure we can trust them when it comes to political investigations after they made so many missteps for both the hillary clinton email probe and the trump russia probe. brian: you just wonder where it is going now because next week or the week after we get peter strzok there. next week we get the deputy attorney general out in front.
the word that he is having, rod rosenstein and with the leadership in the house is epic. in fact they are saying this week if you don't turn over things, we'll look to impeach you. they're not turning over things. this could end up with a judge this week. >> people talk about constitutional crises. this is the closest we are to a constitutional crisis, the refusal of the department of justice and fbi to respond to congressional oversight. this is very important that they do so it is important that we have means to hold them accountable. it is important that peter strzok, we know he is biased against trump, that's a given. when he is testifying in front of congress i hope they ask a lot of questions about the russia probe, who all was involved and how the fbi handled that. brian: thanks so much. appreciate it. >> thank you. brian: straight ahead, what is the real story what is hopping at our border? acting i.c.e. director thomas homan has seen it all. our next guest is a liberal, graduated from williams college. wrote a book about at importance of listening to everyone, no
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♪ steve: we have quick headlines for you. first up, the world's largest airline getting back on track following a week full of cancellations. computer glitch forced american airlines carrier pga. it affected flight tracking systems. they hope they are back in action. if you're headed to the airport, you might want to consider checking your bag. tsa is kicking off a new campaign reminding travelers how much powder they can carry in, carry-on bags.
the current limit put into place last year is 335 milliliters, about the size of a soda can. they are most concerned about improvised explosive devices for obvious reasons. ainsley: colleges across the country could learn a thing or two from our next guest. brian: he describes himself as a liberal, a democratic liberal. he is a student who talks of free speech. has more than a million views on line to this. >> i look out at what's happening on college campuses and i see the anger, and i get it. but i wish i could tell people it is worth the discomfort, it is worth listening. that we're stronger, not weaker because of it. when i think about my experiences with uncomfortable learning. >> that is ted talk. zachary r. wood, author after brand new book called,
uncensored. my uncomfortable conversations about the intersection of black and white american. brian: you're at williams college, elite university. you're in charge of booking speakers. i booked charles murray, the bell curve, i disagree with him. you're a liberal democrat. you think it is important for people to listen. you realized that early, why? >> for me itrted with my mother. my mother had schizophrenia, that forced me to empathetic at young age. she stressed importance of seeing things in the full complexity. steve: you invited people on. you had nothing in common with them. you sat there and listened to them. zach, when you look what is going on america's campuses where ben shapiro sin sited to campus, suddenly there is outrage on campus he gets uninvited because they don't want to hear a different point of view. what are those schools missing? >> i think they're missing the fact that it will be important for students to develop the ability to articulate why they disagree with people. that is skill you need no matter
what you do after you graduate from college. so i think it is important for administrations not just promote social tolerance, the idea that you fell welcome and included but also political tolerance. ainsley: we can learn so much from this. look what is happening in d.c. you have lawmakers, interns screaming the "f" word to our president all on the hill, inside of the chambers. just everyone is so angry and mad at one another. what is your advice to the law makers? chuck schumer is saying this is up to the president. i will not even look at legislation about separating moms from their kids. what is your message to the folks in washington? >> my message would be that we should first, we have to do a better job of listening. we have to see where we find common ground in order to move forward. even if it is small and difficult and arduous. we have to strive. brian: you're only listening sometimes, when it comes to health care, certain things about conservatives posing you like. about your background. you grew up with a mom who is
schizophrenic. who was wonderful person. you ended up leaving her because it was stressful. going to a school, mostly white, williams college, very elite, how does that form who you are today? >> i always had to be open to adapting to a new environment, be around people from different backgrounds. i had to make an effort to understand them, sit down with them, talk to them and that became a part of who i was, always trying to connect with people. always trying to find out what was it that motivated people. what was it that inspired them, what gave them joy. if you understand that, you're better able to work cohesively. brian: angry, white society is tough on me, why is my mom like this? why some people say america is too skewed against african-americans. you don't have that? >> no. there is no anger. for me, anger gets in the way of building understanding. i think it gets in the way of empathy. what i try to do first is listen. after you listen you can see
where the differences. steve: you were not only at intersection of black and white america like the book but you were at the intersection between rich and poor. >> there were big economic differences when i went to private school in the fourth grade, very apparently overwhelmingly majority of students lived affluent life-styles. steve: how did that impact you? >> it was almost culture shock. i knew i was going to elite institution. steve: like a tv show. >> when you go over to a friend's house and see a mansion with aid bedrooms, it is something. brian: where is america with race today? >> i think that america has made significant progress but there is a lot more needs to be done creating opportunity for those in low income communities, specifically for youth, so they can imagine different possibilities. mentors, absolutely. ainsley: what do you say to the people that are watching down on their luck, they blame other people. what is your advice? >> i would say that try to find, are there avenues within your
community -- often times there are things on municipal and local left, if there are opportunities there. if there are things that you can take advantage of. if not, trying it seek out those opportunities. but i think also really incumbent upon us as society to think what else we can do to provide -- brian: if you don't have a great family, what do you do. help the people out can have it. ainsley: sometimes not having a great family pushes you harder? >> at local level. churches, certain communal institutions we can resort to, that we can think how they can play a role. steve: you have to admire the way you, you know, run your life. you don't get angry, you listen. brian: wrote a book, graduated from college. uncensored is out. ainsley: what is your ultimate goal? >> i want to run for president. ainsley: really? brian: save the vh-v tape. >> thanks. next up on the wednesday she is supposed to be fighting for good. why is a democrat showing off
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country. steve: you have the president yesterday calling on congress to enact new legislation regarding the separation of children from their parents on our southern border and immigration reform in general. tom homan is acting director of i.c.e. he joins us from the d.c. bureau. good morning to you. >> good morning. steve: what do people need to know regarding this because there is such an out roar about the separation which i understand has been on the books a long time. >> yes it has. let's talk about something no one is talking about. when you see the images of hello health and human services being cared for by the government, do you know who the vast majority of these children are? they're not part of a family unit. these weren't children taken away from parents. these were children smuggled into this country by criminal organizations. these parents separated themselves. most of these kids get released to illegal ayen parent or relative in the united states. the decision was made by that family to put that child in the
trunk of a car, or back of a tractor-trailer, hire a criminal organization to transport the child to the united states state but the u.s. government is the bad guy? we take pretty good care of these children in our custody. that is not talked about who the children really are. brian: to have round numbers, if i believe the homeland security secretary and i do, over 12,000 come here recently. out of the 12,000, only 2,000 have come, been separated. 2300 and some separated from their families. do you that process with the 2300, would you label that humane? >> i would say that we care for these people very well. look, i have said 100 times, done a lot of interviews, separating families is unfortunate and sad but we have to enforce the law. american families, this is something you don't hear either, american families get separated everyone when someone is prosecuted, arrested, criminally charged with a crime. that is the way the system works. these parents, they don't have
to be separated. they can enter through a port of 10try and not be separated they made a choice to enter the country illegal i, a violation of law. this president, this secretary, this attorney general and this director had enough. we have to enforce the law. can't ask the united states border agent stand in the line while someone violates the law, commit immigration fraud to be released in society. the underlying problem that we're trying to address, let's be clear to american people what is happening. until this zero tolerance policy with, very families coming up, claiming fear and persecution. they are coached what to say. very low bar. they get released. many of them don't show up in court. when they do show up in court they fail to leave. 80% are losing their cases. they fail to leave. now they're this society. 10 years from now, we'll find them. they will have a u.s. citizen child. everybody will be outraged, why do you arrest somebody been here 10 years have u.s. citizen child? we have to stop sending message to the rest of the world it is
okay to violate laws and hide out successfully and you're fine. people are dying coming into this country. we keep enticing them ignoring the rule of law. ainsley: thomas, can you piggyback what brian asked you, you've been asked by other networks if this is human and what happens to the kid. we hear they are reunited with parents after 20 days. >> first of all it is not inhuman. what is inhumane putting your child in the trunk after car. what inhuman, taking child across the river. if they want to see inhumane inma'ams i will show you images. a five-year-old boy died in the arms of his father because tractor-trailer because he suffocated. i will show you images of people that died because they're working with a smuggling organization. that inhumane. if anybody goes to these facilities. these facilities are well cared
for. as far as reunification of families of the as soon as the parent is addressed by the u.s. magistrate, addressed to criminal charges, we have a process with health and human services to reunite the families. steve: i saw a number on axe sy soes. the federal government spends $775 on each one of these kids per day in these tent cities. so let me ask you this. you've been in law enforcement your whole career. you know that if you listen to the democrats the president could change the law and say, hey, i.c.e. guys, don't enforce the law, or congress could do something. right now there are a couple of bills being considered. a couple more are being written. what is your mess haj to the members of congress who could hold the answer in your hands? >> stop vilifying the men and women of border patrol, i.c.e. agents, american heroes who put their life on the line. they're enforcing the laws that you, congress, enacted. congress needs to do their job. they can fix it. the president is right on point.
the scenario i just gave you, more and more families are coming. got lost in society. they refuse to follow a judge's order. if you or i would ignore a judge's order, we would be arrested. people want different set of rules for illegal aliens. that shouldn't be the way it is. as far as, i see a lot of tweets from new york congressman. how soon they forget what happened in new york at the hands of people in the country illegally. we got to have rule of law this country. this president is doing its job. he is trying to secure the border. i would think whether you're republican or democrat you would want a border secured. if we get right to the meat of the, meat and potatoes of this, they want these people to see a judge, they want to be able to claim fear and want their cases heard. we're willing to do that the but congress can make one change. make it legal for to us detain them as family together until they see a judge. had you ever, once a judge makes that decision we need to stand by it, not tell i.c.e. agents, leave them alone. we have to stand by the rule of
law. that is our job as a nation. brian: a lot of these photos are coming out, or descriptions what is happening in the facilities, painting a picture less than favorable, there are a lot of pictures in 2014 and 2013 show similar situations. here we go in 2014. where was the outrage on that, kids alone without families that doesn't seem like the best conditions. it beats hanging out in the desert. i'm sure it is a lot better than that some say this is better than the countries they came from. i let all the experts be the judge. why is there outrage now and not then? >> it is political. it is political. i'm a career law enforcement officer. bottom line is i don't think congress wants to fix it. there is certain segment those on the hill want this to be issue. they can easily fix it, want families to stay together. make a change to the ppra trafficking act. detain families several weeks to see a judge. steve: as a unit. >> they don't want to fix it. they want it to be a issue.
brian: could the president do this as executive order, keep families together, build more facilities get them in front of a judge or immediately turn them around the minute she show up? >> the president's hands are tied. there is legislation that limit how long we can detain children. congress can really fix it. congress is placing the blame. i've been doing this 34 years. immigration has been a problem 34 years. rather than going down to the dog and pony shows on the southwest border, rather than vilifying the men and women of i.c.e., rather than call us nazis and racists sit down and fix it. detain the families. i want them to have the hearings. i want them to see a judge, when we release them, they don't show up in court. if they want to make a claim, talk to a judge. when that decision is made, most are frivolous claims they need to go home. we did that fy-14 started surge. we held them long enough to see the judge. most lost the cases. got on a plane, went home.
numbers went down. they figured out loopholes. now we can only detain two weeks. can't do the process two weeks, get released in society. that is enticement for more illegal entry. the american people need to understand you're being fed falsehood by many people in the media and hill. really sad where we're at with the country on this issue. steve: thank you for sharing your expertise with us. >> thank you. steve: all right. coming up, call it a windy city washout. many chicago homeowners are struggling to stay above water. are the city's liberal policies to blame as some way? "the property man," bob massi here to discuss that next. brian: it is an american eagle day. we're celebrating with an american eagle that has a very special connection to the president of the united states. the symbol of freedom live straight ahead. that's live. that's not tape. ♪
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steve: time now for quick headlines. first up, ambassador nikki haley pulling the united states out of the u.n. human rights council calling eight cesspool of political bias. national security advisor john bolton joined us earlywer this. >> this decision in many respects has been decades in the making. we have a constitution. we make our share of mistakes and we correct our mistakes. that is what this is about, self-government. steve: ambassador haley says the u.s. is open to rejoining the human rights council if the problems are fixed. and kansas democratic party calling out one of their own to drop out for the race for attorney general. it comes after this disturbing poster showing wonder woman lassoing a police officer came to light. sarah swain claims it depict as female superhero forcing the truth from an officer. in a statement she says, i am not anti-law enforcement.
i am pro-truth. i do not condone violence in any form. all right, steve. ainsley: chicago's housing market is not recovering like the rest of the country. there is a new report from the real estate website zillow, shows 15.5% of homeowners have negative equity and 20% of chicago's underwater homeowners owe at least twice as much as their homes are worth. let's bring in the host of "the property man," bob massi. also a fox news lyle analyst. thanks for being with us. chicago known to be very liberal city, is that part of the problem? and why is chicago not rebounding from the housing market or crisis? >> the problem is, ainsley, with the politics that is there, the amount of crime and the blighted areas where a lot of this is being affected its actually affecting the overall values of chicago. now you have beautiful areas. it is always going to appreciate but the overall way that they
have handled the problem with crime, the fact that we see how many murders there are every year is not good for any city. surely there is an effect on the value of real estate particularly in the blighted areas. ainsley: it is not very attractive when you know the crime rate is the way it is. >> sure. ainsley: why are underwater homeowners in a bind? how did they get there? they're owing more than their house is worth, the study says sometimes twice as much? >> the thing really sad, 2018, we're still talking about underwater property. the bottom line is, they're stuck because the only way they get it back to where they have to have value, they have to put money into it. if your house is worth 300,000, and you owe 500,000 or 150,000 and only worth 100,000 you have to come up with the difference to get it back to where it should be. that is a lot of money. people don't have it. the economy in that area has been affected. it has a result. that is why you have this report come out, this fabulous city of chicago is being affected by
some political issues as well as the effect of underwater property in 2018. this sounds like 10 years ago honestly. it's a shame it is happening. >> bob, real quickly, how do you get out of the negative situation? >> only way you could do it, you double up your mortgage payments. call up the lender, listen what is my value, try to find out the value, try to figure out how much more you have to pay every month in order to bring it back to value. that is all you can do. ainsley: thank you, bob. tune into "the property man," friday's at 8:00 p.m. on fbn. have a good one, bob. it is american eagle day. we have celebrating with a eagle who has special connection to the president. he is live straight ahead. find out what is coming up at top of the hour. hi, bill. >> the russia matter seems clearly took a change yesterday. america's a-team is locked and loaded. alberto gonzales is our headliner today. rudy giuliani, the day after the
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♪ steve: the soaring symbol of our nation flew into our studio this morning to celebrate. today is american eagle day. ainsley: we're joined for a very special visit by uncle sam, the eagle, and master falconer, jonathan wood. thanks for being back with us. >> great to be with you guys. this show is for the bird, let me tell you. steve: that is famous. that bird was on the cover of "time" magazine with donald trump. >> yeah. president trump made this bird very famous. he made this country great again which is very cool. i know he loves watching the show. so thumbs up. but anyway, i have had this bird
25 years. he had a lost fame. but not until he really met up with our president. brian: wow, how long do they live for? 25 years is incredible? >> they would probably never live 25 years out in the wild. in captivity they can live twice as long. so we think he is about 30 right now. he could live to be 50. the reason is, they get older, you know, from athleticses you're out of your prime. you will never survive. brian: i am in my prime still. >> does he have a girlfriend? >> a what? >> a girlfriend? >> used to have a girlfriend. betsy. betsy ross. she is not with me anymore. ainsley: jonathan, you have 80 birds. you know at lo about birds. why eagle america's symbol? >> thank god the founding fathers, i would love to be a fly in the room when ben franklin wanted the turkey to be our national bird. thank god he got voted out.
i would be here with a turkey. turkey looks great with checkered table cloth and potatoes around it. this bird is only found in north america and in this country. it is a stunning bird. we have american flag with this bird. we have two great symbols. we had flag day last week. we have the most beautiful flag in the world. and we have this bird as the most beautiful symbol. steve: real quickly, what is the connection to nikon? >> i promote birding, bird watching. steve: you have the binoculars. >> you have to do that with great optics. nikon is the trusted name in optics. i've been with them for years, doing birding festivals. this is how you get to see these birds. here in new york, we have a pair of bald eagles nesting in new york city. people can, there is the birds right there. steve: jonathan, thank you for bringing uncle sam on american eagle day. ♪
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american concert series. >> see you tomorrow. >> bill: 9:00 in the new york. the border battle reaching a fever pitch. the president wants a third option on immigration from congress that will stop the separation of families at the border. that's where we begin and there is a ton to talk about, too. i'm bill hemmer live inside "america's newsroom." >> sandra: good wednesday morning to you, bill. i'm sandra smith. the president huddling with house gop lawmakers yesterday where tensions are running high on capitol hill ahead of a vote on two bills currently working their way through the chamber. in the middle of protests across the nation media outrage and stonewalling in congress. the president making it clear that while he wants to