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he says you can throw a dart at the list and get a solid conservative justice. that's it for today. have a great week and we will see you next "fox news sunday". >> a lot of different problems, this is one that has been gone on for many decades so we are keeping families together and this will solve that problem at the same time we are keeping a very powerful border and it continues to be a zero tolerance. we have zero tolerance for people that enter our country illegally. paul: welcome to the journal editorial report, i'm plg, that was president trump wednesday signing executive order ending the separation of families accused of crossing the border illegally in a retreat from a policy that had generated opposition from both sides of the political spectrum.
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the house left town this weekend without moving on immigration legislation delaying a vote on a compromise measure until next week after failing to pass conservative bill on thursday, president trump tweeting friday that the gop should stop wasting its time on immigration until after the november election saying, quote, we can pass great legislation after the red wave. joining the panel this week, wall street journal columnist and deputy editor, columnist bill mcgurn and columnist in manhattan institute senior fellow jason riley. so yeahson, i guess -- jason, i guess with policy retreat the administration that it was a mistake, political mistake, what do you take away from it? >> paul, it reminded me of the bill early on. they had no plan for rollout, they looked like the right hand didn't know what the left hand
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was doing and similarly here, they were not prepared for the blowback they were going to get on both the left and the right and they weren't prepared for those images that people were going to see. trump also had a job in that he misled people, he said he couldn't do anything about this and did 180 on that an turned around and did it. incompetence on solve level i guess is the message. paul: let me give you the argument from the white house, the argument is really from the restriction in that if you catch and release parents who come here with children, but you don't -- people who come here vimgly, you will get more parents who bring their children here, incan i-- incentive to coe here. how do you solve that problem? >> that's a legitimate problem. that will solve by reduction of violence in the countries that people are fleeing ultimately. but the problem here is you can't get to that debate with
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these images of the children, that's going to subbing up all of the oxygen in the debate. the system is being gamed. this is orchestrated, activists are rounding the people, sending them north, telling them what to say when they are on the border and they are not fleeing persecution. people are gaming the system. fairly people don't think this is the humane way to do it. paul: bill, i guess the answer to that detain participants with their children and you make a determining on whether to bring them back. >> right, i think we could find -- i don't think the solutions are that hard to find, the problem is we have two clumps of people, some republicans want to keep the status quo rather than have anything they regard as amnesty and there's another group in the democratic party, i think we have seen it since 2008, they would rather have the issue, the status quo because they get the charge republicans with being racist, i have to say
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if i were looking at politics, i think it benefits more the democrats because they want to run on it and that's why i actually think at this point without the president having gone on national tv to explain the problem, lay out what he wants and what a deal would be, i think -- i don't see charles schumer getting him out of his jam. paul: when you see somebody like ted cruz running for reelection as senator, coming out, rushing out, here is my plan for doing something to keep families together, you really realize that this is -- this is a big potential vulnerability. i know the cruz people, they are worried that this issue could really maybe even cost cruz reelection unless it's solved. >> yeah, paul, i think we are now seeing why both paul ryan and mitch mcconnell and the senate did not want to bring subject up in this term to congress because it is impossible to make forward movement on it and it is just
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become negative event. what happened in texas, let's leave aside solutions, as political event it was entirely negative and now back to the white house and congress to do something republicans at this point own it because they're the ones attached to it and the congress is finding it impossible to move piece of legislation and vote to next week, the president wants them to move it until next january and you've got the -- the reality is you have at-risk republicans out there that are very close and the question is this going to put negative pressure on those 20 vulnerable seats. >> jason the architect of this politically in the white house, aide to president trump and had role in travel ban, i think he believes that this is an advantage for republicans and that's why he's looking for
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enforcement pressureses, the enforcement actions that can galvanize the debate between now and november, dan suggests it's not a good idea for republicans, what do you think? >> well, it plays well to the base to a point. i don't think the base is comfortable with looking at kids in cages, but to some extent, trump continues to talk about this because it works for him and enables him to paint democrats as weak in border security. paul: does it work for mike kauffman in colorado? >> the reality that trump needs to get behind this bill, he needs to give these republicans some cover and there are elements in this bill that he likes, does something for dreamers, it reduces legal immigration, something we don't think we should be doing and gives him money for border wall. he needs to come out and say, this is not amnesty and vote for this bill.
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paul: bill, i don't think it's going to happen. >> i don't think it's going to happen. the president will have to go to the nation and explain the plan and explain what he's willing to trade off in a way he's in a position to do but he's not going to do it this term. what they are hoping it goes away in a month. paul: it's not going to i will tell you that. when we come back big decision of the supreme court. why the ruling could change the way you shop it's just a burst pipe, i could fix it. (laugh) no. with claim rateguard your rates won't go up just beacuase of a claim. i totally could've... (wife) nope! switching to allstate is worth it.
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to be taxed. we are back with dan henninger, jason riley and wall street journal editorial board member allysia finley. what did they do in case? >> it overturned two precedents, 1992 and limiting states from creating sales tax from remote retailers, those outside of their borders. paul: okay, why did they feel the need to do this because, look, amazon has been collecting tax, most retailers already -- >> 19 out of the 20 biggest online retailers collect tax. paul: what's the problem they were trying to solve? >> exactly. they are going to create more problems than solving them. paul: what's the reasoning for them -- >> the policy -- anthony kennedy was trying to clean up after his juris prudence from the decision. paul: he made mistakes.
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>> he made mistakes and so did clarence thomas who joined the 1992 and basically said those decisions internet age and now completely arbitrary, the presence standard is arbitrary. paul: 5-4 ruling, justice roberts wrote, yes, i agree, we made a mistake back then, but this was -- >> congress can fix this. >> a long time precedent, why should we disrupt this, let congress fix it that was his logic? >> yes. paul: okay. what are the consequences jason? >> state won taxing powers, that's what the court should given them and that should worry us. illinois, new jersey, you anymore it. the courts does it so states can create revenue stream and that will come at the expense of smaller online retailers, wal-mart and amazon, these
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compliance aren't going to hurt them that much but mom and pop shops, they will feel the burden of this. paul: is there any recourse here at all, allysia, any recourse for small business, say, suddenly gets hit with barrage, 10,000 taxing jurisdictions that do sales taxes. is that going to hit a lot of small mom and pop shops? >> of course, their only hope is they will have to sue the states in their own local courts and judges on case-by-case basis will have to look and say, consider the wayfair decision and see if this is undue burden on interstate commerce or if the company doesn't have a substantial, this is going to be difficult for companies or businesses to prove, though. >> they let congress off the hook here. and congress had avoided fixing the problem, so to speak because they knew it was going to result
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in higher prices for consumers and they didn't want to have to eat that or explain to voters. the court left congress off the hook and it's congress' job to make sure the courts don't abuse this and put parameters. paul: dan, good luck with that members of congress, congressmen who represent high-taxing states are saying, oh, well, sorry, i don't have as much enthusiasm to solve this problem now that the supreme court has made open season of tax. >> yeah, the best thing about it is you're taxing people, customers who don't live in your state or your jurisdiction and your taxing companies who don't have any representation inside of your state, i mean, what could be better than to tax people who can't politically complain and the question is where does it stop, i mean, now that you will be able to tax internet transactions, there are politicians out there looking at such ideas such as taxing your e-mail transmissions, taxing financial transactions, the sky
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is the limit in the internet age. paul: just wait till people try to tax netflix, millennials. >> they are trying to do that. paul: might get millennials upset. securities and exchange commission, at least from my point of view a better decision in that they declared that the administrative law judges who are appointed judges not article 3 judge, judges confirmed by the senate by hired by executive branch have to be appointed by president or one of his senior deputy department heads. >> yeah, exactly. i mean, this was -- this was a victory against the administrative state, the judges are often appointed by managers inside agencies like the sec, but those judges have huge financial authority over private citizens who come before them in cases brought by agencies like the sec. there was no real political accountability there and if you're going to be brought before a judge, the judge ought
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to be accountable politically to someone and this judgment will help a lot with that. >> and jason, the last case, carpenter, cell phone wiretaps now, cell phone, what the supreme court said, 5-4 that law enforcement people are going to have to get a warrant to be able to get certain cell phone records. >> yes, and it's going to tie the hands of law enforcement a little bit and kennedy said, you know, we are in digital age here and the bad guys will be be able to use that to advantage and we shouldn't be tieing the hands of the police when it comes to trying to capture. paul: all kinds of litigation coming out of this and it's going to be a real big mess. when we come back, the trump administration further stoking with congress this weekend spooking the market, what trade war could
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paul: the white house escalating trade tensions with china this week and spooking the stock market along the way. the president saying his administration is prepared to impose tariffs on another $200 billion in chinese goods and potentially 200 billion more after beijing retaliated for last week's initial announcement targeting 50 billion in import, the president also threatening friday at 20% on cars coming into the u.s. from the european union, john murphy, senior vice president for international policy at the u.s. chamber of commerce. mr. murphy, good to see you again, thanks for coming in. i see three trade fronts here, there's the president against the eu now with steel and
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aluminum tariffs and threatening cars and you have the nafta renegotiations and then china, do you see any sense that the administration is having second thoughts about this agenda? >> well, perhaps not yet but i think the next couple of weeks will take concerns and make them real, there's a way of retaliatory tariffs from other countries that's about to hit $75 billion worth of u.s. exports, this is retaliation in the steel and aluminum tariffs, it's coming from canada, méxico, europe and china and many other countries around the world and the pain that it is going to inflict it's going to be noticeable at a new level and this wave is going to crest in the first week of july, so a little fireworks for independence day. paul: okay, well, who is going to be hit here by these retaliatory tariffs? who are the other countries targeting? >> well, it's not coastal
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elites, it's the heartland of our country that's going take the brunt of this. it's industrial states like michigan, wisconsin, its agriculture states like iowa, missouri, if you go through the list, you'll see it's quite fascinating, the foreign governments, they understand a lot about our politics and about our upcoming election and states such as missouri, tennessee where there are are likely to be close senate races, those are states that are being targeted in a particular way, so kentucky bourbon, that's a gift for mitch mcconnell. paul: mcconnell. >> harley davidson motorcycles for speaker ryan. there's a lot of little presents for all kinds of american politicians in there. paul: this impact on the election, potential impact is interesting because my sense is that the white house thinks that this trade agenda is actually a big asset for them going into the election, they think this is looking tough on other countries and they are saying they are
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cheaters and what you're saying the countries are pretty true and they are targeting districts and states that could potentially where the cost will be high for the republican party. >> i think the retaliation's impact on the united states is likely to be more painful for us than our tariffs are for the other country. we are hitting steel exporters in canada or europe with these tariffs, that only affects steel exporters there. the retaliation is targeted and hits a whole host of different agriculture and manufacture goods. paul: one response to criticism, look if this is going to hurt us economically, why isn't the stock going down very much, why aren't we seeing it at new unemployment or economic data? >> well, i think that we've been hearing there's threats for the better part of the year now and it seems that on a number of fronts we have seen a pullback
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in the end, for instance, with the negotiations with korea regarding the korea-u.s. free trade agreement, in the end it was worked out. however, we do see locked for this to happen here. many people are looking to see the first shots actually fired here and that's what we are likely to see in the next few weeks. >> do you think -- the president says, look, don't worry. tells republicans, don't worry it's all going to work out. this is my, the negotiator, i'm hitting them hard, once the other countries see the pain they will buckle and will get a better deal, do you see any sign that the other countries are buckling, so far, the eu retaliated on thursday. >> yes, i think that what we are seeing is quite the opposite of what the administration has hoped for, we are seeing other
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countries really consolidate and strengthen their position, look at canada, prime minister trudeau and the retaliation against the united states for steel and aluminum tariffs, not only is his party and parliament behind him but the opposition conservatives have come out strongly and are standing shoulder to shoulder with him. that's happening in other countries as well. there's a rallying around the flag, so this is a negotiation that's not like real estate negotiations, this is sovereign policies with politics and they are loaded up to confront what the u.s. is doing. paul: what i hear you saying we don't know where this is going, let's say he's serious, the other countries, let's say the other countries don't pull back themselves, we could be off to the races here and we don't know who blinks first. >> i do think that there's serious grounds for concern, autos is a particular interest.
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the u.s. auto sector is our largest manufacturing sector, largest exporting sector and moving forward with tariffs as has been proposed in that area is something that some banks are estimating could cost dip in gdp in couple of points. uifl the -- all the momentum would be put at risk if those plans move forward. paul: john murphy, thanks for being here again. appreciate it. still ahead, escape from obamacare, the trump administration rolled out a new rule for health plans for small businesses, could it turn out to be popular alternative to obamacare coverage ♪ heartburn and gas? ♪
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alternatives to the affordable care act. we are back can dan henninger, allysia finley and jason riley and kate bachelder odell. >> there's been a lot of misconceptions about this. a lot think it's allowing junk insurance, who is allowed to band together and offer health insurance. the reason to do this is to enjoy economies of scales the same way large corporations do and diversify risk and lower your administrative costs. this essentially would allow anybody within the same industry anywhere or across the industries in a local area to enjoy these economies paul: the goal is to have bigger risk pools a lot like wal-mart when it offers health employees across state line and does under federal law, not to get in
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details, but this would allow groups of smaller companies. >> that's right, a lot -- there's a lot of interest. we see the franchise association endorse the rule. nfib, national fedder base business, we have seen a lot of enthusiasm and i think the reason for that is because we are in a particularly tight labor markets and companies are trying to compete for talent and health insurance and benefits is a great way to do that. paul: what about junk insurance, somehow this is going to be housey insurance and not going to cover what you really need, is there any truth to that? >> i mean, no, some plans may decide to tailor benefits, that doesn't mean they will decline to offer coverage like maternity because of the reasons i have been describing, a lot of people who work for companies want to have, companies want to provide
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it to retain the talent. now necessarily it's not necessarily bad if plans are taylor today what -- tailored to what beneficiaries might want. some people may want higher deductible coverage that's less expensive. paul: allyisa, how optimistic are you, do you think it's expansive enough to allow more of the plans? >> do i, a lot of it will depend if it's upheld by the court. new york and california have indicated their intent to sue. paul: why would they do that? >> well, they can actually already basically outlaw the plan in their states, i think one they wanting to after trump as political issue, two, may may be worried that it could -- some people would leave exchanges. i think that's overestimated. i think a lot of people are actually on medicaid or don't
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have insurance. paul: who will go into this? >> exactly. paul: cheaper alternatives to people, better alternatives, why not let people make the choice? >> that's a good question. democrats oppose to any choice to health care. paul: okay, what's the downside, dan, any? >> no, i really don't see any downside. i mean, it's basically ultimately economic and ultimate ly choice, group health insurance, small businesses had it. the whole idea is size of the insurance pool and this idea would make them bigger, for instance, all uber drivers can form their own insurance pool, all burger kings across the country could form insurance pool, it would simply make it easier for them to do that, the democrats do not want discreet insurance pools, they want just one, okay, the entire country in a national health care system.
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the question is, which one is going to provide better health care and the argument here is that you get discreet groups taylor today people's specific needs and they'll provide medical care in a more efficient way than the national government. >> kate, how does this play into the election campaign, is this going to be settled way after the midterms? >> right, i think it gives republicans something to talk about on the campaign trail which they don't really have on health care beyond repealing individual mandate and tax reform which the gop is getting mileage on and they could use something else to talk about but i do think that we don't see the lawsuits or anything play out for a few more months past the election. paul: all right, still ahead, another high-level summit may be in the works as national security adviser john bolton heads to moscow next week. so the this meet-up between president trump and russian president vladimir putin a good idea? we will ask general jack keane
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paul: national security adviser john bolton heading to moscow to discuss potential meeting between president trump and russian president vladimir putin, the two sides looking at july meeting possibly in a third-party country like austria, that meeting, of course, would come on the heels of president trump's historic summit earlier this month with north korean leader kim jong un. retired four star general jack keane, fox news senior strategic analyst, general, welcome. >> glad to be here. paul: good to see you. meeting between trump and putin good idea? >> oh, yeah, i think so. putin wanted the meeting ever since president trump became president of the united states and to be frank, i think the president has been itching for a meeting for a long time also. world events, i think, prevented that from happening, certainly putin's malign and aggressive behavior was the reason for not
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happening. he's cognizant of the fact that the proprevious presidents of the united states were somewhat manipulated by putin and i think the president kind of prized himself on being able to deal with world leaders and he wants to have a good at it. paul: what has putin actually have done to earn this kind of recognition, he hasn't apologized for meddling in elections with whether or not you affected the results and i don't think it did but certainly has hurt donald trump's presidency, there's no question about that, okay, so, you know, he's still mucking around in syria, he's not still not done anything in ukraine, what has putin done for us? >> he hasn't done a thing. his aggressive and malign behavior is really a factor in the world. he's actually providing a back door to north korea, providing some commodities. paul: that's right. >> as you mentioned ukraine, killing british citizen to be sure. all of that i do side with the national security team around
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the president who do believe, let's put the issues on the table and let's start dealing with them from one head of state to another and i think -- i think meaningful in doing that. we can argue we shouldn't give him the kind of legitimacy of a world leader that he so desires when he's earned the status of international paria, some of the issues are truly intractable issues, syria one, ukraine the other and if we can make some progress on some of that as a result of negotiating with him, i think it's worth the try. they want sanction removal. paul: that's what he wants, he wants trump to trade sanctions and including lobbying europe to get rid of its sanctions on many of his cronies in particular who have been squeezed in return for these things. but that's taking the pressure off him. >> yeah, i don't believe we will relieve him of these sanctions quite frankly, i think we should
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be actually tougher on him than the sanctions we already have imposed given his behavior. i mean, the syria thing in particular, he's enabling assad who is a war criminal, committing genocide against their own people and the russians have hands all over that and he should be held accountable for it. paul: let's talk about north korea, what are you looking for for next steps? >> the next steps are really -- our national security team, i'm confident has asked the north koreans to identify and locate all of their nuclear capability. obviously that's the weapon's storage facilities, research centers, test sites, all of it and do much the same when it comes to ballistic missiles, we know some of those locations to be sure, but we don't know all of them. if they are forth coming with the information, if they don't want to give it to us, then we don't have a deal. might as well walk away. they will come forward with the
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information. i think we will be able to verify some of the information in terms of ak -- accuracy and if they are not accurate, that's another issue with them. >> do you think that the declaration and the test will be, i guess, how complete is the declaration because i remember, you know, sedan hussein hid places from us. >> the united states establishing with other inspectors and protocol around that, verify that disarmament is taking place. we would have to be there on scene and not depend on iaea and that's the second step. paul: the president made a gesture in canceling august's military exercise the u.s. does with south korea. i haven't seen so far north
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korea make a comparable gesture militarily that would match that. what about them pulling back, agree to go pull back some of the services from the demilitarized zone. >> i think we have made the president's gesture, largely without troops, we practice war campaign at the headquarter's level and the national security team has set condition base, if we get some of the negative answers before that exercise, they will reschedule it. the major exercise is coming in the spring and that's still going. all the normal day in and day out training the south koreans and the united states do are all ongoing. south korea and north korea are negotiating and one of the things they are negotiate asking what you just put your finger on and that is to end korean war and then also hull back deployed forces that are facing each other in demilitarized zone.
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this could take time for all of this to happen. they are handling that. if that happens, that's a huge step obviously in the right direction. paul: general, we will be watching, thanks for being here. >> good talking to you. paul: when we come back, harvard university facing lawsuit for discriminating asian american students, new court filings are giving us a rare gimples into just how the ivy league school makes admission decisions
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paul: closely watched lawsuit accusing harvard university of racial discrimination is making its way through the courts and offering a rare look at how the ivi league school makes undergraduate admission's
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decisions, the lawsuit filed by a group of students for fair admissions accuses harvard of violating federal civil rights law and intentionally discriminating against asian americans by limiting their admissions numbers each year and holding them to higher standard of students than other races. we are back with dan henninger, bill mcgurn and jason riley. dan, what do you think about this case as you look at it from both sides? >> well, i think this is a point that we have been heading towards for a long time and it's been speeding up lately which is to say institutions like harvard, yale, many of these other private schools, they have now become basically about social justice and racial compensation. they make no bones about it, the diversity officers run the institutions like that, professors right about this, this implies in many cases explicitly disadvantages asia
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applicants and white males because they are what they are known as privileged. this is quite open, there's no question about it. they want to suppress asian applicants and white males. now the question is that constitutional, i have to tell you, paul, part of me would think that a place like harvard and yale, if they want to turn themselves into reperration's actry, they -- factory, they ought to do it. paul: it's called the civil rights act of 1964, jason. the schools can use race as plus factor as one factor. they cannot use it as the dominant factor. >> but -- and they have taken advantage of that, paul. 1978 when that decision was made and, yes, the schools in all fairness have not been given hard lines, parameters and given
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wiggle room. what's interesting to me about this case is typically when we talk about affirmative action in higher education, it's been about blacks, whites and hispanics, this racial balancing that is being attempted at the schools is being done at the expense of asian americans, we are almost punishing for ak telling academically and i'm encouraged that so many in the asian community are pushing back against this, they know it's a game, they are only so many slots and if you're going give advantages to one group you have to disadvantage another group and that's wrong. paul: we are at the discovery stage. what's the evidence we have seen so far against discrimination against asian americans? >> most is numbers, there's a duke study, asian american male 25% chance of getting in, would have 30% chance if he were white, 7 5% if he was hispanic.
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paul: okay. >> look, we know california prohibited using race as criteria for university. paul: in referendum. >> and places like cal tech have 43% asian american component, so harvard is around 20, it's been that way even though the population of asian americans has -- has more than doubled. look, harvard's argument is our commitment to racial diversity means we have to discriminate against racial minorities. paul: wait a minute, they don't admit that. >> that's what it is. paul: in fact, what they say, look, we want a whole listing at our applicants. we want to take them -- >> that's what's happening. paul: that's why they get away with saying race is not a dominant factor. >> that's exactly what's going on in new york city at the top schools, mayor de blasio wants to introduce defacto racial by expanding admissions from a texas and the asian community --
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paul: best high schools? >> top 8 specialized high schools and the asian community is up in arms over this because they understand the softer criteria, the more advantages the ll advantaged. >> there's precedence, you mentioned california, after that referendum passed and they no longer -- california colleges no longer took race into account at elite schools, berkeley and ucla asian enrollments spiked even though they claimed they were not artificial keeping low asian enrollment. once they could no longer take race into account, asian enrollment spiked and when the government out there, when california tried more recently to roll back that proposition, it was asian lawmakers and their asian constituents who said, no, you are not going back. paul: largely democrats. >> which is interesting, in new york city, in new york, the asian americans in city council, state assembly and in congress
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all democrats have been fighting mayor de blasio on this -- this effort to make affirmative action part of the admission's process. paul: dan, briefly, i assume this one if it's not thrown out of court, the suit, probably is going all the way to the supreme court? >> yeah, and the big question, paul, would be whether anthony kennedy would be sitten on the court when they decide this because he's been the swing vote on many of the issues. paul: certainly on racial balancing. he's been the swing vote, we have to take one more break, when we come back, hits and misses of the week. insurance that won't replace the full value of your new car? you're better off throwing your money right into the harbor. i'm gonna regret that. with new car replacement, if your brand new car gets totaled, liberty mutual will pay the entire value plus depreciation. liberty stands with you. liberty mutual insurance. you might be missing something.y healthy. your eyes. that's why there's ocuvite. ocuvite helps replenish nutrients your eyes can lose as you age.
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them bigots, finally caught up with them. antimuslim extremist and he sued and the poverty law center settled with $3.3 million and got a public apology, i think more people should follow example. paul: all right, kate. >> big miss this week for senator susan collins and richard burr who blocked a debate in washington on a bill that would have clawed back $15 billion in federal spending. now i know 15 billion when we have trillions of dollars of entitlement problems is not a lot but it is more than republicans had been able to accomplish yet, what's so disappointing that so many republicans we wanted to pass it and it was derailed at the 11th hour by two senators. paul: okay, allysia, miss to andrew cuomo who last year called marijuana a gateway drug, health commissioner came out this week, basically endorsed legalizing saying, look at the pros and look at the cons and the pros outweigh the cons,
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okay, he looked at political pros and politicals cons and decided that because opponent, primary opponent cynthia nixon decided to make issue out of this in promoting legalizing pot. paul: all right, dan. >> well, paul, a hit to our friend and colleague charles krauthammer who was a man of surprises, when it came charles turn to speak on any subject, listeners felt a sense of anticipation as to what they would hear, they couldn't guess what charles krauthammer said about something. charles combined believes with facts, produced opinions which did the rare thing, he improved admirers understanding of a complicated world. contribution of charles krauthammer already. paul: here, here, dan, we really will miss his voice, remember if you have your own hit or miss b sure to tweet it to us, that's it for this week's show, thanks to my panel, thanks to all of you for watching, i'm paul gigot, hope to see you right
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here next week. ♪ >> we start with a fox news alert. president trump repeating his call for strict enforcement of u.s. immigration policy. this as protests erupt on the border with mexico. as the ministry sure to keep some illegal immigrant parents and children together while also moving to reunite those still apart. hello everyone and welcome to "americas news headquarters", i am eric shawn. >> i'm arthel neville. new bipartisan calls from members of congress for legislation to immediately address the controversial separation of illegal immigrant parents from their children happening at the southern border. this after the president signed an executive order wednesday to allow the families to stay together due to hi