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>> the defendants are attorney general jeff sessions, kristjen nielsen and two senior executives with the immigration service. the plane that took carmen and her daughter from el salvador did turn around. the department of homeland security told us in compliance with the court's order upon arrival in el salvador the defendants were returned to the united states. the department of justice declined to comment to fox news. jennifer chang with the aclu
immigration rights project said the administration's actions were putting immigrants in grave danger in its rush to deport as many immigrants as possible. the trump administration is putting these women and children of danger of being rape, beaten or killed and added we're thrilled the stay of removal was issued but sickened that the government deported two of our clients in the early morning hours. we will not rest until our clients are returned to safety. that's where it stands right now. julie, obviously to be continued at this point. >> okay. we'll be watching it, thank you. >> bill: byron york here to analyze. good morning to you in washington this touches on a central issue. on what basis should you receive asylum in the u.s. >> well obviously the judge's anger was not over deportation per se but over the administration acting before the court had ruled. so that's a clear issue. but it does touch a much bigger
question about asylum and the current debate over asylum. in the past people from outside the united states could be granted asylum in the united states if they could show that they were the targets of government persecution in their home countries over their race or religion or political beliefs. in recent years we have granted asylum to people who show that they have a fear of violence. generalized violence in their home countries be it gang related or high murder rate or people actually just in bad marriages who fear domestic violence. maybe they have an abusive spouse. so what jeff sessions and the rest of the trump administration are trying to do is to restrict the definition of asylum to more of the old sense of government persecution. >> bill: they're trying to take it back to the older definition. a big change from what we've seen in years. >> it would be. and in this particular case of
carmen, the aclu does argue that she not only fears gang violence in her country but is in an abusive marriage and fears domestic violence from her spouse. >> bill: in this case the court had not been settled and that's what ticked off the judge. >> absolutely. that's the big thing. it was in court. there had been an agreement that if the deportation was upheld that carmen and the daughter would be deported at some particular time. and the administration appears to have jumped the gun. it's hard to imagine anything that would irritate a judge more than doing something like that. >> bill: you are 90 days away from the mid-term. it could be in certain parts of the country a big and sizeable political issue. how do you see that? >> depends on how it plays out in each particular place. if the issue -- immigration issue is border security, that works out pretty well for
republicans, solid support for border security measures. on the other hand, if it focuses on family separation, we know there was widespread big, big majority opposition to the trump administration's family separation policy. by the way, in the case of carmen, the family was not separated. the mother and the daughter were deported together. but if it focuses on family separation, that's an issue that will put a lot of republicans on the defensive. >> bill: a big part of that administration. thank you, byron york. we'll see how this plays out. have a great weekend. >> north korea slamming the u.s. saying the white house is not living up to the agreement reached in june's singapore summit and pyongyang says that could have a major impact on how quickly it tears down its nuclear missile program. kevin corke live at the white house. quickly is an odd word to use, right? this couldn't possibly go any slower. what can you tell us?
>> no question about that. this is the circumstance from the administration's perspective they understand you'll get pushback. they prepared for it. if i could use the example of the sticks and carrots. understand this, the sticks would be like sanctions, the sticks would be things like threats, quite frankly. but then the carrots are things like diplomacy and relief. north korean officials have suggested that the tone struck by president trump is one of aspiration and cooperation and possibility but what they're doing now is they're criticizing the more fact-based hard numbers approach by secretary of state mike pompeo and national security advisor john bolton. they feel like the conversation with those gentlemen has been far less constructive. in fact, the north has previously described senior u.s. officials being gangster-like. white house officials tell me as early as this morning, this
is all part of the idea of the hard work that it takes to get toward denuclearization. that work continues up to this very mom end and could ramp up as the two sides meet again. >> switch to another topic. the president talking about the violence in chicago yesterday. >> you know, this is one of those circumstances such a lovely city. you have to wonder at what point do you accept federal help? white house officials have suggested the president has made a standing offer for assistance but in what form and just how that would play out in reality is a sticking point. and for the city, while help is obviously needed, there is a political element to this story, julie. it could be a major sticking point. former obama administration official rahm he men wall is the mayor in chicago and rejected calls for federal help criticizing the president and his administration on a host of
issues. it is a very difficult circumstance for him and it could be the problem for chicagoans. what that means is they're literally cross in the crossfire. >> thank you. >> bill: from a few moments ago. president trump saying nfl today after preseason game last night including the miami dolphins protest the anthem during the national anthem. some raising a fist and others taking a knee. a football game fans are saying so much money to watch and enjoy is no place to protest. most of that money goes to the players anyway. stand proudly for your national anthem or be suspended without pay. the league's national anthem policy is on hold amid talks with the players union. the issue is back here on the field and in conversation as well. some of these players also chose, a handful of them, to stay in the locker room during
the national anthem. as they continue the negotiations the players union and different team owners have taken different positions on it. maybe that's the compromise. so some elected to stay in the locker room last night. the president will stay on this issue and see how it plays out. >> some say it's another form of protest. by them not being on the field and team members, it's a team. >> bill: jerry jones has been adamant he wants all his players on the field standing on the line hand over heart. when you get into the politics and you get into social statements during these nfl games we'll debate this now for the next six months just like we did last year. >> another six months. it doesn't end. all right. fox news alert. more people forced out of their homes in california as the deadly wildfires continue to grow. smoke from the flames now
covering 3/4 of the entire state and there may be an arrest in one of those fires. >> bill: the trump team saying it wants a space force in 2020. what will it look like? we'll talk to the head of nasa today. our guest in 30 minutes. >> in the wake of tuesday's primaries republicans -- will -- >> president trump: not one democrat voted to cut your taxes and the other day nancy pelosi said we have to raise your taxes. what's that all about? hair is ! did you use head and shoulders two in one? hair is ! i did mom. wanna try it? yes. it intensely moisturizes your hair and scalp and keeps you flake free. manolo? look at my soft hair. i should be in the shot now too. try head and shoulders two in one.
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after two counties reported discrepancies in their initial tallies. this as colyer accuses kobach of giving election officials wrong information how to handle uncounted ballots. we'll ask the governor about all of this when he joins us at 11:00 hour. >> president trump: if you want to stop the radical pelosi and waters, maxine waters, agenda, there is only one choice in this election. that's vote for troy balderson. >> bill: from ohio earlier in the week president trump and republicans looking the make nancy pelosi a political liability for democrats heading into the mid-term as democrat support for her seems to be slipping among some house members. listen. >> when you were elected formally in november, you will have a vote as part of the democratic caucus who will be the next democratic leader. will you vote for nancy pelosi?
>> probably not. >> probably not. >> that's my answer. probably not. >> bill: jason chaffetz. how are you doing and good morning to you? i'll quote brian higgins from new york. people pretend it is not a problem but it's a problem that exists. how significant of a problem and what's the liability politically here, jason? >> what brian higgins is talking about is right. there are a lot of democrats grumbling. nancy pelosi should have exited the stage probably at the time barack obama did. they all thought that hillary clinton would be the president. that didn't turn out to be true and now she is the number one albatross around the democrats' neck. the only reason she is there, more than any other politician in the history of the united states she has raised more money than anybody in the history of our nation but other than that nothing positive to the democratic ticket.
>> bill: drew hammel pushing back says at the end of the day the mid-terms are about the president and his party. yet you have 27 house democrats who have either not endorsed her for not outright said yes, they will vote for her, jason. >> the only problem with the statement is the very first vote that you have in congress is who will you vote for for speaker of the house. a legitimate question that democrats don't want to answer. when she is telling people that she wants to raise their taxes, she hasn't publicly said she wants to abolish ice but she hasn't shot it down, either. we know they want to impeach the president. this is hardly a positive message that will grave tate the people that are truly in the middle and make this election sway one way or another. it's not a positive economic message in contrast what donald trump and the republicans are offering.
>> bill: alexandria ocasio-cortez was on tv and this is her answer. >> i don't think there is any one head. we are a collective. this is a movement. i don't think parties are ever about one person. but they're about how the contributions that each one person gives to the party. so i think that there are exciting folks in the party. certainly folks that i look forward to working with. and i don't think that it's about there being one party being about one person. >> bill: that's a pretty good dodge there. >> we call that waffling, yeah. >> bill: you mentioned taxes and ice abolishment and impeachment. that might motivate a lot of people on the left. what does it do for the middle in early november that you just mention there? >> well, contrast it to the revolution that really happened with newt gingrich. he was an ideological and organizational change.
a fundamental new contract with america. and if you are in the middle you really wondering which direction should i go, what are the democrats offering you other than a step backwards? higher taxes, it's not a winning formula and not a positive economic or hopeful message that is out there. i think with the president's success on the economy, an foreign policy, these are all things that are moving in the right direction. donald trump would not be the president of the united states if he didn't get union votes and true independents. those went to donald trump in the mass. >> bill: karl rove has a piece in the "wall street journal" the blue wave may be receding. i don't know what you think. ohio is a bit of a center the other night. looks like the republican will hold that seat but they had only 100,000 democrat vote. they were thinking the margins would be higher than that. when you consider the republican turnout in the california primaries and ohio primaries earlier than that,
november is all about turnout. republicans have an uphill battle come november. how do you see this anecdotal evidence coming from from tuesday and other primaries how to make a guess as to whether or not republicans hold the house or lose it to nancy pelosi? >> congressional district is made up of 800,000 people. if the democrats are getting less than 100,000 people out to vote in a pivotal race with every effort it spells a bit of trouble. it is certainly not the big wave that happened in 2010. i was elected at the same time as barack obama. we sat there in 2010 and there were 63 seats that flowed into the republican hands. certainly republicans will lose some races. historically that always happens in a non-presidential election year to the party that's in the minority, but bill, there is no evidence to suggest when the president goes five for five in his selections
and puts the emphasis out there, there is no evidence to suggest there is a big tsunami that will float the democrats away. >> bill: just a little bit this way or that way could swing it. jason, thank you so much for being with us today. >> julie: new video showing two teenagers getting struck by lightning. we'll tell you how they are doing. >> bill: also in a moment a new theory on the disappearance of mollie tibbetts. where is this university of iowa student? why police now say they may now know what happened to mollie. >> we all stick together. we're all part of one big group of people that knows everybody. somebody had to go missing like this and disappear off the face of the earth with no trace basically, this is a shock. on our rooms, guaranteed ? let's say it in a really low voice. carl? lowest price, guaranteed. just stick with badda book. badda boom. book now at choicehotels.com
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>> bill: a 13-year-old boy said to be in stable condition and a girl were struck by lightning near phoenix, arizona. they were parking through a park during a monsoon. footage capturing the moment they were hit. the boy is currently in intensive care said to be improving but that's something else. you don't see that every day captured on camera in phoenix, arizona. >> julie: a warning to young people and older people. don't go out in a storm. if they stay indoors, stay indoors. lightning is dangerous. police in iowa canceling the scheduled update on the search for mollie tibbetts for the second time. the question is why? they know something. the 20-year-old was last seen june 18th after going for a nighttime run. now a former f.b.i. profiler is offering fox news a new theory on her disappearance. matt finn is live in brooklyn, iowa, with more on the investigation.
>> this morning the lead agency in this investigation tells fox news they canceled the past two press conferences including the one scheduled for today because they didn't have anything to offer the public. however, they tell us they have some type of information they'll give us on monday. exactly what that is is not clear. the f.b.i. profiler you mentioned and mollie's family and her boyfriend are running with the theory they believe mollie got into the car with someone and that something horrible happened after that. she got into a car with someone she knows. we spoke to a neighbor who says he might have been one of the last people seeing mollie jogging before she went missing. this is a short distance between interstate 80 and highway 6. during our time we've seen a lot of trucks getting on and off the highway and a lot of cars. there is also the possibility that a stranger got off one of those roads and ended up here in town. so far investigators have not
revealed if mollie was inducted or went disappearing on the jog or made it back to her boyfriend's house where she was staying when she went missing. the boyfriend is clarifying and telling us there was no signs of struggle in that house where she was staying. for weeks he would not clarify for us about a sign of struggle. perhaps investigators were asking him not to comment. he is saying no signs of struggle and pointing out her iphone, fit bit and arm band that she jogged with are all missing. perhaps indicating that she did indeed disappear or was abducted while out on that jog. i talked to a federal investigator in the case. he says so far they have, quote, questioned everyone in this county and taking all leads seriously. here on the ground one bit of activity we have seen is the f.b.i. repeatedly questioned a pig farmer who lives nearby. i spoke to that farmer. he says that he did take a polygraph and that he was asked about mollie tibbetts during
that lie detector test. it's a piece of new information. we've been talking to him for a while now and he is very open with us. when we asked him what he is being questioned about he wouldn't tell us. now he does reveal that during the polygraph he was asked about mollie tibbetts and he insists he has nothing to do with her disappearance. so far no suspects or arrests in the case. >> julie: it's interesting they've canceled a couple news conferences. >> bill: you wonder what it means. are they on to something, trying to squeeze somebody, watching somebody closely? you hope so or do they have a lack of information? normally in cases like this they would still hold the news conference and put the word out there. it's tough to know. everybody has their own theories. but mollie hasn't shown up. >> julie: they don't want to come forward if they have no information. >> bill: i would keep giving us
tips and make sure she is front and center in the headlines. it captured the attention of the state and country. we need to get her home. growing tensions between us the us and russia. russia saying the u.s. is doing an economic war. this is going back and forth between putin and washington details on that coming up in a moment. >> julie: new evacuations in california as those deadly wildfires continue to grow. this as we learn the majority of the state is now shrouded in smoke. >> it is a nightmare. it's so horrible. i want it to be over.
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california now as authorities say smoke from the fires is spreading across 3/4 of that state. one man now charged with arson for starting the so-called holy fire. jonathan hunt back on that story on the ground very close to that fire with more. jonathan, good morning. >> good morning to you, bill. the holy fire keeps spreading. it is above 10,000 acres right now. that was the last update we got late last night. new figures will be out in the next hour or so and we expect it to have grown considerably. take a look at two faces of the fire. over this side of this residential street, that is what firefighters call a controlled burn. they are burning away vegetation on the ground there so that they can control where the fire goes if it comes down these hills. then we come back across this side of the street and look up into the hills, the cleveland national forest there, and you can see the flames there. that is uncontrolled burn.
that is starting to creep down the side of the hills here. that is the great concern. and last night if you take a look at some of our nighttime video those flames started coming rushing down these kinds of hillsides in this area about 60 miles east of los angeles. it is a great concern. 20,000 people so far have been evacuated from this area as a result of the holy fire. it is obviously a very scary time for any residents anywhere near these flames. listen here. >> it is a nightmare. it is so horrible. i just want it to be over. never think it is going to burn like that. there is no place to go for me but, you know, we'll figure something out. >> 51-year-old forest clark has been charged with starting this fire. he was due in court yesterday but actually refused to leave
his cell. so that court appearance didn't happen. not clear when his next scheduled court appearance will be. he was filmed, by the way, after this fire had started near his cabin up in the woods shouting at firefighters accusing them of stealing money from his property. he faces, by the way, 10 years to life in prison if he is found guilty on charges of starting this fire. but it is a big concern here, bill. as you take a look across again of this controlled burn going on here, firefighters really in a race against time to get this under control. weather conditions pretty good right now. but we are expecting blustery winds to come up again this afternoon. and the winds in these kind of canyons behind us is the perfect storm for these fires to grow. that is why in the next few hours they really want to get a handle on this.
otherwise a lot of these homes around us now could be in very real danger, bill. >> bill: we'll watch it along with you. southeast of l.a., jonathan hunt on the scene there. >> julie: russia vowing to retaliate over new u.s. sanctions comparing the penalties to, quote, economic war. the state department announcing the sanctions wednesday in response to the poisoning of former russian spy and his daughter in the u.k. the russian prime minister saying it would be necessary if it would be needed to react to this war economically, politically or if needed by other means. our american friends need to understand this. let's bring in mary kissel. editorial board member at the "wall street journal." what is russia's prime minister meaning when he says by taking other means. he is threatening something. >> russia likes to threaten and bluff. you saw after turkey shot down a russian plane over syria russia threatened turkey and
they backed down. you saw them threatening the united states after we killed several russian mercenaries. they like to talk and do little. they have some avenues where they can make trouble with us. >> julie: they know u.s. sanctions work and why they're reacting the way they are. >> that's true. president trump was right to reimpose sanctions after the poisoning. let's think about what happened here. moscow or one of its agents deployed a nerve agent on british soil. accidentally killing a british citizen, sickening several people and it could have sickened several hundred more the way this was done was very nerve racking. and there need to be consequences for this kind of action. >> julie: what are the consequences? u.s. sanctions. first of all, vladimir putin denies not only the whole poisoning but all the numbers of other chemical poisonings
that he is allegedly responsible for appointing. none of which he will ever admit to. so if you don't have a president that's ever going to admit to any wrongdoing whatsoever, how do you get him to drop his chemical weapons? >> the key is unity in the western alliance. what happened after this poisoning is that the united kingdom, france, united states and other allies kicked out lots of russian spies. that's great and a good gesture but it doesn't hurt putin and his cronies who are running a criminal empire. that's who he is. he is a thug and criminal. by taking this measure, which was entirely appropriate, the trump administration said we have a law on the books. when we determine chemical weapons are used we have to take certain actions under the law. that's what's been done. >> julie: after the summit the president got a lot of heat from those who felt like he was soft on vladimir putin when it came to his russian meddling but in fact his tactic was quite a opposite.
here we are a month later and we are talking sanctions here. the president has a tactic he used in order to sit down and speak with vladimir putin but with no uncertain terms laid down the law. >> julie: he is getting a lot of pressure from congress to do that. several bills are moving through the senate, the deter act, lindsey graham and bob menendez have a catch-all bill here. the congress is concerned and they are forcing the trump administration, i think, to take harder measures. they are talking about mandatory sanctions on energy, on finance, on banking, on sovereign debt in russia. i think it will be watered down but it is coming down the track and the white house is starting the realize they'll have to work with congress to shape something they can both live with. >> julie: what happens in 90 days? >> in the house? >> it's a tough road. people vote with their wallets but i think the republicans have to take credit for what
they've done and i think trump by coming in to these local races is nationalizing the race and that's a risk. he succeeded in some places, in georgia and ohio, but failed in others, in pennsylvania, for instance. so look, if you want this agenda to continue, if you want a stronger foreign policy, if you want economic prosperity, you better hope they win in november. >> julie: what does the trump administration need to see from russia in order not to impose more sanctions in 90 days? already stocks have been going down, the ruble is taking a huge hit, russia is already feeling the pinch. >> the president is constrained by u.s. law. under u.s. law several things have to happen for the president to be able to waive the second set of sanctions including on-site inspections. do we think russia will allow u.n. or u.s. inspectors to go? i don't think that will happen.
>> julie: these countries cannot be trusted without inspectors -- >> i don't think we can trust u.n. weapons inspectors. i think we need u.s. weapons inspectors. these guys are thugs and they need consequences. if they behave better we can pull off some pressure but until that happens he needs to keep the pressure on. >> julie: there needs to be accountability and this president is doing so. >> bill: former ohio state university wrestler now changing his story about congressman jim jordan from ohio. coleman had been quoted saying that jordan must have known about sexual abuse by the team's doctor when he was an assistant coach in the 1980s and 1990s in columbus ohio. he said those comments were attributed to him that were not accurate or misconstrued by media outlets. >> julie: the nfl preseason
getting into full swing and already protests during the national anthem. president trump firing back. we'll have a live report coming up. >> bill: the vice president mike pence laying out plans for a space force two years from now. what will it look like? nasa administrator jim bridenstine is our next guest. >> it is not enough to merely have an american presence in space, we must have american dominance in space. and so we will. [applause] ♪ you shouldn't be rushed into booking a hotel. with expedia's add-on advantage, booking a flight unlocks discounts on select hotels until the day you leave for your trip. add-on advantage. only when you book with expedia. you wouldn't accept an incomplete job from any one else. why accept it from your allergy pills? flonase sensimist relieves all your worst symptoms, including nasal congestion, which most pills don't. and all from a gentle mist you can barely feel.
>> julie: breaking news out of canada. police in the town of fredericton now apparently saying two of the four victims found shot to death early this morning were police officers. authorities say a suspect is in custody. they're not giving out much more information than that. police are saying the area is being blocked off for the,
quote, foreseeable future. fredericton is about 100 miles east of main and we'll bring you any updates as this story develops. >> america will always seek peace in space as on the earth. history proves that peace only comes through strength. and in the realm of outer space, the united states space force will be that strength in the years ahead. [applause] >> bill: vice president mike pence laying out the vision yesterday on our program for the president's space force said to be installed by 2020. if approved it would establish the first new military branch in 70 years. now the question is whether or not the plan is practical. what does it look like? nasa administrator jim bridenstine is here to answer some questions. two years or 20 years but it is bound to happen eventually. can you give us an idea what the vision is on space force? >> absolutely. so when you think about the
united states economy. we're dependent on space. the way we navigate, the way we communicate. a lot of your viewers are watching this probably an direct tv or dish network or receiving it on the internet or maybe broadband from space. the way we produce food in this country and energy in this country. in fact, weather prediction, understanding of the climate. national security and defense, disaster relief. all of these things are dependent on space. one thing that maybe a lot of americans aren't familiar with is how dependent we are on the gps signals for timing. every banking transaction in this country requires a timing signal from gps. the power grid in this country requires a timing signal from gps for the flow of electricity. it regulates the flow of electricity. these kind of things are cell towers. >> bill: we have come to co-exist together in that sense.
a former legislator from the state of oklahoma, republican. when you -- you've been on this topic, you voted for it three times as a member of congress. you've been thinking about this for a long time. i think about the gps technology used to make our missiles more accurate than they ever were before. 15 years removed from that. so when you envision a space force, jim, is it more human based in space or more technology? >> it's more technology by far. so as the nasa administrator we have hundreds of billions of assets in space and humans on the international space station. we do care about space security and when i was a member of congress, as you said, i voted on this three times. in fact, it passed the house of representatives with a vote of 344 to i think 80 something. so that was an overwhelming bipartisan bill that passed the
house of representatives. and what the president sees, the president sees how in essence dependent the american economy is. space represents an export for the united states, which offsets the trade deficit as you are aware that the president is very keen on fixing. and so if we want to be able to protect and preserve this critical piece of the american economy, we have to be prepared. enemies of the united states -- >> bill: this is a critical point. if you can defend your satellites, you have an enormous advantage, if not the ultimate advantage, correct? >> yes, absolutely. and our potential adversaries are calling space the american achilles heel, which when you think about how dependent we are on space. if we don't have banking in this country, every banking transaction requires a gps signal for timing. if we lose banking we don't have milk in the grocery store in a matter of days. that's a threat to the united states. the president has seen the same
intelligence we saw in the house of representatives. he has moved very quickly to establish a space force, as we had voted on in the house of representatives. and with support from the executive branch i think we'll get this done. >> bill: $8 billion over five years. that's just a starting number, don't you think? i don't know how much it will cost in the end. last comment on that. >> here is the thing. there was a time when the air force was part of the army. a lot of people said we don't need a separate air force back in the 1940s. it's too expensive, more bureaucracies. we created the air force and because of it we've been effective in thaoerts of war. when you think about space that's where we are now. a new domain where it's critical for americans to be protected. i'm talking about americans on earth being protected because we're so dependent on our space technology. >> bill: this is a competition as you well know. i hope you come back.
>> julie: securing our southern borders. authorities saying the fastest group of people detained for entering the country illegally actually come from india. william la jeunesse is live in our west coast newsroom with more on this. >> julie, a week ago this agent said we're catching a lot of indians. i said really, from mexico? get this. four years ago 13 indian nationals were caught crossing
into california from mexico, today more than 6,000. most in the tiny place called el centro. >> many immigrants only speak punjabi. agents here apprehend more indian nationals than any group other than mexicans. >> it's a common area for indian nationals to be crossing because it's the path of least resistance. >> across the entire u.s. mexican border this spot is where more indian nationals cross than anywhere else, why? look at the fence from the mexican side. we're looking at maybe five feet. don't need a ladder. officials say five to 10 indian national cross illegally into the u.s. every day. >> 70 miles of border with mexico is the lead sector with indian apprehensions. we have over 3200 indian
nationals that have been apprehended right here in one particular spot. >> how? agents say they fly to qatar, ecuador, central america up to el centro. >> they know the border is heavily guarded closer to the ocean. >> she says women who marie outside their class system while men flee political persecution. >> the lowest caste are not allowed the participate fully in society. >> the smuggling fee for an indian national is $25,000. most go live with relatives until a judge can hear their claim. >> julie: india, who would have thought. >> bill: a new round of nfl protests from last night.
kneeling, raising fists, others staying inside the locker room. preseason game one and the president is firing back about that. russia upping the ante against the administration vowing retaliation against the u.s. after a new round of sanctions for russia. that's coming up at the top of the hour. come on back. on our rooms, guaranteed ? let's say it in a really low voice. carl? lowest price, guaranteed. just stick with badda book. badda boom. book now at choicehotels.com
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who protested during the anthem last night. preseason game one. preseason game now. second hour of "america's newsroom." up for the season? >> julie: you bet. >> bill: good morning. >> julie: i'm julie banderas if for sandra smith this morning. the president criticized those who protested last night asking them to find another way to speak their minds. let's go live to rick leventhal who joins us live in new jersey where the president is on a working vacation. >> the president has been an opponent of players kneeling during the national anthem since last september criticizing owners for not punishing players who take a knee during that anthem and three months ago the nfl updated its rules which obligated players then to stand during the anthem or wait in a locker room until it finished playing. the players union wasn't consulted on the rule change and fought back arguing it violated the collective
bargaining agreement. the league frozen forcement. those players who kneeled may not be punished. two miami dolphins took knees and others walked out while the anthem was still playing. this morning the president tweeting the nfl players are doing it again taking a knee when they should stand proudly. numerous players wanted to show outrage at something that most of them are unable to define. they make a fortune doing what they love. he went on to say be happy, be cool, a football game the fans are paying so much money to watch and enjoy is no place to protest. most of that money goes to the players anyway. find another way to protest. stand proudly for your national anthem or be suspended without pay. dolphins wide receiver kenny stills was one of the players who kneeled. >> being a part of this protest hasn't been easy. i thought i would be by myself out there and today i had an
angel with me. >> will it continue into the regular season? >> i don't see why not. >> they're trying to raise awareness of social injustice and police brutality. the league thought it would work with the players off the field. i don't they they expected they would have to deal with this on the first preseason game of the season. >> bill: probably right about that. >> julie: rick leventhal, thank you. >> bill: more on this coming up with the 24/7 crew. russia warning if the u.s. follows through on its threat of new economic sanctions it would be seen as a quote declaration of economic war. those sanctions coming in response to the russian poisoning of a former spy in the u.k. i want to bring in lee zeldin, congressman from new york. thank you for your time. talk about russia, north korea and a few other things. here is the comment from russia about the threat. he says we can clearly call this a declaration of economic
war and we must absolutely respond to this war by economic means, by political means and if necessary by other means. our american friends must understand this. what do we not understand from their perspective? >> i think what's unfortunate is that you are not seeing an appreciation as to why the united states and other countries took the actions that we are with regards to sanctions in response to -- you can't use chemical, biological weapons abroad. you should not be using it within your own country whether it's assad in syria and putin in russia. what you see as the consequence of the use of these weapons, the united states, u.k. and others take action and we're imposing sanctions as a consequence of that action which is a violation of international law. what's unfortunate is you don't see the russians showing any type of appreciation whatsoever as to why we're in this
position. it is a consequence of their action. >> julie: the russian stock market has taken a major hit already. the state department and heather nauert spoke yesterday basically clarifying that the united states does want a good relationship with russia but they need to meet our standards. >> we would like to have a better relationship with the russian government recognizing that we have a lot of areas of mutual concern. it is a major country. we're a major country as well. when you have that, you are forced to have to have conversations with other governments. and sanctions is a way that we can try to encourage better behavior. >> julie: the bottom line here is u.s. sanctions work. they are working or were working with north korea. they are working with russia. they wouldn't be reacting this way if they weren't. >> right. it took russia years to be able to recover from the consequence of sanctions that we saw years back and now we're seeing the
consequence of sanctions coming in place, the threats of additional sanctions over in russia, and the russian economy suffering as a result of it. so there is leverage and it is important when dealing with an adversary such as russia, if you want to work with them in any way as it relates to the counter terrorism mission, votes at the united nations security council where you saw a russian vote with the united states that effectively cut off over 1/3 of north korea exports in 2017. preventing iran from having a land bridge in iran to israel. there was a distraction but there were other important topics that unfortunately were overshadowed. now we have this leverage. i don't believe that the sanctions -- it's primarily to increase leverage as much as this what we're talking about here today being a consequence of russian actions. what you are seeing with the
first part of these sanctions going into place relates to national security, sensitive u.s. technologies. but you are a few months down the road. if diplomatic relations don't improve, then you might see a further reduction a few months from now of diplomatic relations including cutting off access to russia entities to united states banks and all exports to russia. the next step of sanctions can be more than severe if russia doesn't change its behavior. >> bill: the sanctions have to go into effect by using biological or chemical weapons. let's being back to the sanctions on other countries. an north korea it seems like we're sliding back the other way. there is the threat against the u.s. mike pompeo issued a response on that. this is what pyongyang is saying. the statement from that government. as long as the u.s. denies even the basic decorum for its
dialogue partner and clings to the outdated acting script which the previous administrations have tried and failed, one cannot expect any progress in implementation of the joint statement including the denukeization and -- i don't know how you take that other than some sort of veiled threat. how do you read that? >> i think that the north koreans have never dealt with anyone like president donald trump. we are approaching this from a position of strength, not weakness. it is president trump, you have a secretary of state mike pompeo, national security advisor john bolton and an entire team around the president understanding we need to learn lessons from the past. not repeat the mistakes made by presidents of the past and maintain that position of strength and deal with the north koreans. north koreans would love to use the script that has worked for them in the past which has been to roll united states presidents and united states administrations one after
another where they stretch this out and they don't actually end up doing what they had agreed to in the first place. so i think north korea is very uncomfortable with the fact that they are continuing to remain in this position of weakness with regards to the president. and they want to flip the script and we won't allow them to do that. >> julie: you took the words out of my mouth. as far as outdated scripts that's what north korea is doing. here you have north korea where they have missiles capable of hitting the united states, south korea and japan and yet they're playing again with the united states. this president is not playing games. the sanctions obviously forced them to the table. what is the next role here? they despise john bolton. mike pompeo was able to organize this summit. john bolton says basically it was a bust. he was against it from the beginning and now maintains we have been had. what is your take on that? >> i think we need to maintain this pressure with relation to the economy, the economic
pressure. i referenced earlier the security council resolution over the course of 2017 the president's first year in office we established a military option as being a real option. the last possible option and we don't want it. but what that ended up doing making the multi-lateral and bilateral diplomacy more effective and ramping up the economic pressure. diplomacy, information, military, economics. if the military option isn't real that weakens all the other options in the way we approach the dime principle. we'll maintain the pressure on north korea. we're seeing various steps where one particular site where they might be doing missile development or testing. we are seeing them ceasing certain activities which is great and showing in good faith a positive development. remember where we were 15 months ago. that's good. >> bill: don't want to go back there. the minute we have left here.
address what seems to be one of the strongest tools this administration has, that's the strength. u.s. economy. when you've got an economy right now that is moving the way it is and you apply these sanctions you see what is happening to the turkish market overnight and see what's happening in russia with their market overnight? if you can get china and russia to cooperate on north korea you can see what happened 15 months ago and where we've come since then. iran as well. that economy is on its knees. this administration has found a tool in our own economy to punish others and try to bend them in our favor. your comment on that. >> absolutely. so i believe in american exceptionalism. more than just having the greatest military we have the biggest economy in the world. this president understands by leveraging the fact we have the number one economy we get results better behaviors of foreign entities whether they're friend or foe.
whether it's negotiating better trade deals. getting votes at the u.n. security council. kudos to the president. really utilizing the obvious but in a way that prior presidents weren't. no longer apologizing for american greatness. understanding american exceptionalism. it's more about having the greatest military but also the greatest economy. >> bill: lee zeldin. thank you for your time and coming back today, the republican congressman from new york. >> julie: republicans are using house minority leader nancy pelosi in attack ads ahead of the mid-term elections. how big a problem will she be for democrats in november? >> president trump weighing in on the deadly gun violence in chicago. at least 11 killed in the city last weekend. what the president says needs to be done in america's second city. >> president trump: we must strengthen bonds with community law enforcement like cities
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talking to jason chaffetz about this last hour he is making the case she is weighing down the democrats for november. >> there are a lot of democrats that are grumbling. nancy pelosi should have exited the stage at the time barack obama did. they all thought hillary clinton would be the president, which didn't turn out to be true. now she is the number one albatross about the democrats' neck. >> jonah goldberg is free from the swamp today. shelby holliday and imly tisch sussman. our a-team. is nancy pelosi a drag for november? >> no. the oldest argument you can possibly imagine. honestly, to see her featured
in gop ads say the republicans are scared and a little bit lazy. this is the repeat ad of 10 years ago. if you're the party owning the government and you have no positive messages. republicans are scared and going to the lowest common denominator. >> you are scared and angry, sir. >> i do not speak for the republican party, i'll make that clear. look, i think nancy pelosi should have gone a long time ago. she is a problem with democrats. you wouldn't have so many democrats saying either they won't vote for her or not answering the que. it cuts both ways. this actually lets a lot of democrats who want to win over in purple districts say look, i'm not part of those guys. >> bill: we saw that in ohio tuesday. >> look how close it was. the blue wave has happened when you have 41 retirements and historically open seats go to
the party out of power disproper po portion naturally. i think the democrats take back the house. >> bill: some of the argument is 26 -- 27 house democrats haven't said they would vote for pelosi as speaker. >> that's significant. it is covering special elections when you talk to voters on the ground, this is an issue that resonates with them not because of nancy pelosi but because what she symbolizes. she symbolizes the coastal elite. they didn't want her money in the district. whether or not the democrats side with nancy pelosi or say they would vote for her, i do think it's an effective campaign to say nancy pelosi's money is involved in this and her influence is involved in this. a lot of people want her influence out. republicans don't have the problem on the opposite side.
>> julie: the democrats say they don't have star in the party. she would like to be that star and she is pulling out all the punches. here is an ad from ohio. >> after lying, dishonest danny o'connor admits he will vote for pelosi. >> i will vote for whoever the democratic party supports. >> he lied about pelosi. >> julie: there is your gop ad. what is your think? >> it was a double whammy. it gets him for trying to be clever going both ways. i also think one of the things that's important to remember in the democratic party a lot of anti-pelosi sentiment from the left. the leadership of the democratic party and a lot of the presidential wanna bes looks like a remake of the cast of cocoon. an old bunch. nancy pelosi is a san francisco democrat, been around for a long time. the fact that crowley got beat suggests there is a desire for
fresh blood from the left as well. i don't think it gets factored into it. >> bill: emily, did you like that movie? >> we say blue wave or party out of power. we are talking about republicans are centering around the power of a potential leader. it is trying to bait people to show up for elections. they know republicans aren't energized where the party is now and the best they can do. >> bill: reading all the postmortem's from tuesday night is fascinating. chicago is a life and death story here. the president on the violence that we saw last weekend. >> president trump: we'll be talking about chicago today because that's something that in terms of our nation, nobody would believe it could be happening. 63 incidents last weekend and 12 deaths. that's bad stuff happening and probably i guess you have to
take it from the leadership. bad leadership. there is no reason in a million years something like that should be happening in chicago. >> bill: 18 people killed this past week alone. 73 others wounded by gunfire. and no end in sight. >> it's terrible. i think -- i can't find anything to object to what donald trump said there. making it into a major partisan issue i can see why it would bother people but it is a terrible thing. a big problem that seems to be somehow unique to chicago. when i grew up in new york in the 1970s when that stuff was common and they fixed it here. >> bill: what you learned in new york good leadership. >> look at what former mayor giuliani did in the city. chicago mayor rahm he -- emmanuel. the trump administration wants $50 million given to prisons
for drug treatment and job skill programs for people let out of prisons. what is rahm emanuel doing? >> they're increasing police presence there. he announced a number of measures. will it convince the people of chicago it is a meaningful step to end the violence? the president is making it a partisan issue but shining a light on something we should be talking about. these are lives being lost. dozens of lives over the weekend. and so it would be great to see the president also while he is criticizing it come up with solutions and perhaps go to chicago. it would be -- it is a complicated issue. >> bill: these are two men who won't reach out to one another at this moment. how much has the leadership of that town failed its own people? >> the leadership nationally. also in chicago has failed. no question about it. when we have this many deaths it's far too many.
one is too many. last night i was with young people from chicago and parkland and there were mothers there and sisters and they were talking about how every death is too many. one of the things they brought up a lot is access to easy guns and accessibility in these communities and part of why chicago is so unique in the large increase in gun violence that we see every year because it's so easy to access guns coming in from states around them with weak gun laws. they are coming in from indiana and wisconsin where they see the most amount of guns coming up. it is leadership on every level. state, city and president. >> bill: could be a pej ortive but does america care more about school violence than gang violence? this has been going on for years in chicago and no one has stepped up. you had people in the streets a month ago with these rallies that stopped traffic on lakeshore drive and the
highways around there. the uprising against it has been surprisingly mute. >> first of all, it is somewhat of a distinct problem for chicago. overall gang violence and street violence, inner city violence has been plummeting for 30 years in this country. so it doesn't affect the entire country. it seems like oh, that's chicago's problem. meanwhile, the suburban mostly white kid school shooting stuff is so random and terrifying and seems like it could happen anywhere at any time that it plays on people's fears more powerfully and suburban communities more upscale communities have more political clout in the country than inner city. >> bill: this topic will continue. hang on, okay, jonah, shelby, emily, stand by. >> julie: tensions rising in the trial of former trump campaign manager paul manafort. the judge and prosecution going at it.
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that he was granted. and the mueller team wants again for the second day in a row the judge to explain himself and admit he may have made a mistake in front of the jury. they wrote this in a motion just filed. the court's suggestion that the government was unnecessarily spending time on a loan that manafort did not receive undermines the well-established law on conspiracy, undercuts the charge in count 28 and likely to mislead the jury. yesterday in the afternoon the judge also told the mueller team they need to really sharply focus their questions. that was after they asked multiple different witnesses who work at citizens bank who owns citizen bank and the judge warned them that the mueller team was risking getting different answers every time they asked. hours after he apologized yesterday the mueller team said they would need a minute to pull a piece of paper from their mountain of exhibits and the judge joked you aren't
familiar with your own exhibits? there are thousands of them. even though some headlines about the judge and certain witnesses say it will be about the jury and they're upstairs now on the ninth floor taking this all in. >> julie: who are the mueller team's final witnesses? >> two of them will be bankers given immunity to testify so they don't get in trouble if they admit to possibly being part of a scheme that is being investigated. these two immunity-granted witnesses work at the federal savings bank in chicago. that is the bank the mueller team alleges gave paul manafort a multi-million dollar loan before paul manafort tried to have the bank ceo nominated as secretary of the army. the ceo who is not expected to testify as a witness called by the mueller team did not get nominated as secretary of the army but sat on a trump campaign advisory committee. another witness expected to appear today, the senior
director of ticket operations for the new york yankees and we expect him to be asked something that came up a few days ago that paul manafort owed the yankees more than $200,000 for season tickets and he asked his former right-hand man, rick gates, to send the yankees an email saying he used manafort's credit card to buy the tickets without manafort's permission. the mueller team has been trying to reassure the judge, despite all the haze about different complains and what different witnesses are saying, they will rest their case today. but there is a significant delay in the start time. they were supposed to start at 9:30 and still in recess right now. back to you. >> julie: peter doocy, great to see you. >> bill: apparently the dream is over. tim draper dropping his quest to divide california into three different states. david asman joins us on this now. why did the dream die? >> the dream began to die back in june when the state supreme court said that it couldn't be
on the ballot or wouldn't be unless there was another infusion of energy from tim draper in money. the guy spent over $5 million over the past few years trying to do this. split it into three parts. all the money parts of california. the top part as you can see is silicon valley and that's where the billionaire valley is. then the l.a. district which deals with all the entertainment money in california and you have san diego more the retired old money in california. but those would be the three sections. i don't know what name they would be given to the three parts of california but the bottom line is tim draper gave up on the dream and says -- >> julie: he got california to back him on this and california didn't want it, either. >> he says california might have wanted it if it was on the ballot. we won't know. he says the elite that controls california whether it's the judiciary elite. supreme court decided not to put it on the ballot or the
state capitol elite. he said they shouldn't be making the decision. proposition 9, the ballot initiative is dead right now. >> julie: he said i want to pull out the voters to discuss and think about it a different way forward a reboot and i wanted the political class to witness the frustration of california voters with decades of inaction and decay. there is a significant benefit. >> you have these ballot initiatives. not every state has this. the states that do is a perfect place to put things like these wild ideas of splitting california in three parts. put it on the ballot and let the people decide. i don't see the problem with it. he has run out of money. he hasn't run out of money. he is a billionaire. >> bill: it's a decimal point for him. what are they doing in terms of gambling at your favorite spot? >> buffalo wild wings has been in rough times. it hasn't been pulling in the
millennials it wants that spend a lot of money on alcohol and that's where they make their biggest margin in terms of money. they are turning to the idea of putting gambling in there. everybody -- i'm not a gambler but i put in office pools and money and i think everybody has put money in sports gambling at one point or another. they want to make it unified across all their franchises. they're not only in the united states but all over the world. for now if its works it could be transposed to the whole world. if you've been to buffalo wings they have the big screen tvs everywhere. almost all sports initiatives that people are talking about, people are probably betting inform nallly on. this would give them a chance. i would have a suggestion i would throw out there. if you are paying for your buffalo wings with a credit card, i would not allow credit cards to be used in gambling. that's where people have a
compulsive attitude toward gambling could overextend themselves. focus on cash and debit cards. don't allow people to extend themselves into credit. >> julie: it might make you think twist after you're on your 12th buffalo wing. >> bill: the issue of gambling in america is more popular to make it more accessible to more people. >> the supreme court said let it flow. sports gambling wouldn't be confined to las vegas. every state will have its own law. they'll have to deal with a lot of legal issues and vary from state to state. it will cost them a lot of money. they think the revenue that will come in will make up for the expense. >> bill: have a great weekend. thank you, david asman. >> julie: lawmakers getting their first look at documents to president trump's pick for the supreme court and how democrats are trying to use it to block his confirmation.
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terror suspects, and attorneys. did he do anything wrong or are democrats grabbing at stars? >> we're not clear. what he has potentially misled congress at the time and we don't know. the national archives told the senate the documents wouldn't be ready until october for his background. it waits until all those documents are available to move forward on his hearing and on his confirmation. >> bill: whether or not they can slow walk the thing. they'll try. dick durbin said this. the partisan gop document production being led by judge kavanaugh's -- even to cherry pick documents shows evidence. they're looking for a million pages. i can only imagine what is in the documents. talk about documents. i can only imagine what's in the documents they're refusing to disclose. the white house and senate republicans must let us see the
full record. slow walk, yes, can they be successful is the question. >> probably not. it's an old tactic they use every time. whatever evidence they don't get that must be where the smoking gun is, right? i think this is deeply, gravely concerning to people who have already decided they'll vote against him and it doesn't matter much to people who aren't. >> the democrats right now before the mid-terms don't have much power. so they are grasping at straws. emails and documents are important but grasping at straws in the sense they want to drag it out as long as possible so they have maybe some leverage if this actually extends. >> bill: this will be continued. we'll see where it goes. mitch mcconnell wants to put it on the fast track. see if he is successful. a dust up between ben shapiro conservative commentator and cords in new york. let's start with shapiro.
he suggests they debate for 10 grand to charity. >> i would love to have a real conversations with you about the issues. not only am i eager to discuss the issues you, i offer $10,000 to your campaign today. >> bill: that went nowhere because cortez responded later. just like cat calling, men with bad intentions and also like cat calling for some reason they feel entitled to one. she went there, emily. >> she went there. i would also like to note that $10,000 for her campaign would be an illegal campaign contribution. >> bill: it was to a charity. >> he said in the clip it was campaign contribution. >> if we could sell tickets for $50 we'd give it to charity. >> she should go out there. she talked to a lot of outlets
already. she should keep going as long as it's a real conversation, not a setup. i think she should talk to him. >> julie: some are saying she wouldn't be able to hold up to him and why she isn't doing it. she has been caught in a couple instances where she doesn't necessarily know a lot of the fact. >> a couple is generous. >> julie: i'm being bipartisan here. with that said do you think she is afraid to stand up to certain republicans? >> she might feel vulnerable. she is young and thrust into the national comments. made a few comments on cnn the other night that people thought were shocking. she didn't know if nancy pelosi was the leader or speaker. she ultimately got it right. she has had moments in the media that haven't been her best. going head-to-head with shapiro i thought it was unfair when she said he had bad intentions. >> bill: cable networks are looking for content all the time. people would watch it. >> they would watch it. i think that's why she is out
there so quickly. i don't think she intended to be a national voice. i do think she made a good point. there is not one leader of the democratic party right now. we have not seen this in at least 10 years, probably more. i think it is the cable news fueling putting her out there to create more content. >> bill: men with bad intentions. do you want to address that, sir? >> first of all. she has given every reason to believe she has not a big grasp on capitalism and socialism. she doesn't know what sme is talking about. ben shapiro said let's debate it. he was sincere and give her a chance to give her opinions out there and what i don't like about the response from cortez, it's basically first of all has nothing -- no similarities with cat calling. nothing to do with sexism. democracy, we're supposed to believe in the power of ideas and arguments and fact and reason to persuade people and
have intelligent conversations. and she responds to an offer to do exactly that saying that's like you yelling sexist things at me on the street. that's profoundly idiotic. >> i hate cat calling. i don't know if these two things are similar but i think it's a brilliant p.r. stunt for both of them. we are talking about it. an interesting offer. her tweet might have been out of context. >> bill: it should go to charity anyway. emily, have a great weekend, okay? shelby, see you soon. jonah, nice to see you freed from the shackles of swamp d.c. come on back. have a great weekend. >> julie: nfl players starting the preseason with protests. the president weighing in as well. >> bill: getting ready for the space force in 2020. let the merchandising begin. we'll show you the official on which symbol should represent
tweeted this. nfl players are taking a knee when they should be proudly for the national anthem. numerous players from different teams wanted to show outrage at something that most of them are unable to define. they make a fortune doing what they love. we happy, be cool. the football game fans are paying so much money to watch and enjoy is no place to protest. most of that money goes to the players anyway. find another way to protest. stand proudly for your national anthem or be suspended without pay. end quote. debate is back with us again. >> i'm so glad the president tweeted using putting the word outrage in quotes. some of these guys can't define why they are kneeling. some players last night did not even speak about it. yet the first time i can recall colin kaepernick using the term systemic oppression. it started two years ago with him. it's the first time we're hearing it. when the president says some can't really define what it's
about. kenny stills of the dolphins, one of the players who raised a fist after the game said until we can deal with the issue of guys like kaepernick and his former teammate eric reed who kneeled being blackballed. until these guys get hired we won't talk about the other subjects. we want to look toward resolution. >> bill: what do you think the resolution is here? if you're on the field you're required to stand by some owners. what is it? >> john lennon's song imagine. thousands of people singing. it covers the same message. systemic oppression, people don't want that. imagine john lennon said until all these problems get solved i'll never write another song. how do you solve all the problems? >> you read the president's tweets a few minutes ago. should the president be tweeting about this? i understand why he does. he is standing up for the military, law enforcement and americans who think kneeling
during the national anthem is disrespectful but he is also giving the players a bigger platform. they can now say i'm kneeling during the national anthem despite what the president says about me. >> we had a half dozen guys last year. >> this is preseason game number one. >> honestly, one quarter of one percent of the players last night kneeled. >> even if one player kneels that's one player too many. >> bill: my feeling is the resolution -- if you don't want to be on the field, stay in the locker room. some owners will except that. others like jerry jones will not. >> julie: let's lighten the mood a little bit. samsung. are they showing up apple? >> they're trying to. the high-end will set you back $1250. that's something you want to spend on something you'll drop in your toilet.
512 gigabytes on memory expanding to terabyte. >> they improved the camera. it's a race between samsung and apple. the camera has been improved. your pictures will be perfect and a bigger battery. we've had problems with samsung when they changed the battery. they're calling it the all-day battery. charge it once in the morning and last all day. >> julie: i'll put that to the test. >> bill: we have six logos for the space force. which one do you like? >> if we could take a look maybe we could take a vote on them. there are six. one even says mars awaits, i believe. they're very space-like. see them over there. i think my favorite is the big one in the middle. top middle.
>> bill: whoa, middle up or low? top middle. >> the president's campaign is asking supporters to vote on the logo and it will be on flags, t-shirts, hats and what nots. maybe making money off it. >> i think the choice you made. it's the boldest one. >> julie: the second row upper is the one we like. >> i want to know when we get the talking robot that will do the dishes. >> bill: it's coming up. stand by. in a moment a federal judge reversing a decision to deport a mother and daughter. he turned the plane around threatening jeff sessions with contempt. that story is coming up next. car replacement we'll replace the full value of your car. ♪ liberty. liberty. liberty. liberty ♪
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judge emmett sullivan reminds prosecutors they are required to turn over any evidence that is favorable to a defendant. so when he found out that a defendant named carmen and her daughter were already being deported when the government had agreed not to deport them before 11:59 on thursday night judge sullivan blew his stack. it's outrageous. i'm directing the government to turn that plane around either now or when it stands. turn that plane around and bring those people back to the united states. his court order also threatened attorney general jeff sessions and dhs secretary nielsen with contempt of court. it is further ordered in the event the defendants do not fully comply with this ordered they need to appear to court to show cause why they should not be held in contempt of court. dhs said in compliance with the court's order upon arrival in el salvador the plaintiffs did not disemotion park and were promptly returned to the united
states. they're plaintiffs in a lawsuit that alleges that carmen fled el salvador to seek asylum from her husband and death threats by her gang. >> bill: that's just one of several components of our immigration policy that is now being challenged in court, right, doug? >> immigration policy as it stands is tied up in knots because of legal challenges while the supreme court has ruled the trump trav el ban is legal it ended the child separation policy at the border. while lawsuits are clogging the courts, one border patrol agents says an increasing number of illegal migrants are crossing the border with children not their own. he tells fox news.com that he
has reported 600 cases himself in 2018 alone. back to you. >> bill: thank you, doug, in washington, d.c. >> julie: house minority leader nancy pelosi as democrats are getting more optimistic will taking back the house. more colleagues in her own party are coming out against her amid growing concerns and questions on whether her presence will hurt democrats in crucial swing states and district. let's bring in kaley mcenany. this is not a problem for nancy pelosi. not an old problem to her. it is something that has been going on for quite some time. when democrats are concerned there is no real leadership and not in the majority what does it say for the mid-terms. >> they're messageless and leaderless. we look back at 2010,
republicans spent $50 million tying democratic candidates to nancy pelosi with great success. in 2010 we took back 63 house seats. a very big deal. nancy pelosi is a huge problem for democrats and why you see more than 20 democratic candidates across the country running against nancy pelosi saying we don't want her to be speaker of the house. >> julie: you know, you not only have democrats that don't want her to be speaker of the house but people in her own party talking about the minorities she is supposed to be appealing to don't want her in office. here is a florida congressional candidate and calls nancy pelosi a traitor hispanics. let's play the clip. >> the 1996 president clinton signed something called the immigration reform law which gave the legal framework for president trump to be
separating families. let me just start with those two facts. that's why president obama and nancy pelosi are traitors to hispanics. >> julie: there are more than 20 democratic candidates actively running against her. when does nancy pelosi finally get the message? >> i think by the end of this term. she will probably make a run for the minority position. i think we'll keep the house. i don't think she will have much success at this point. this party has gone so far left. they're embracing socialism. nancy pelosi is a relic of the democratic party past. julie, the problem you cite the 20 candidates. it is even in her own home state. the news took a survey of california democrats. far left california democrats. of the 34 candidates running only two were willing to say they support nancy pelosi. she is absolutely toxic. we will be using her and deploying her across the country in favor of republican candidates. >> julie: i love how she likes
to call out when president trump's approval rating isn't as strong as it is today when she has a 29% approval rating herself. >> that's right. 29%, not necessarily a glowing endorsement from the american people. you ask why? look at some of the statements she has made recently saying let's solve the problem on the border by mowing the grass. yes, she said that. she called tax cuts armageddon. giving people more money is crumbs. she makes gaffes all the time. she is dragging down democratic tickets across the country. >> julie: speaking of making gaffes. alexandria ocasio-cortez discussed the leader of the democratic party which see shemd to have a little trouble addressing. let's play that. >> do you recognize her as the leader for the house democrats >> of course. i think absolutely right now,
you know, she is the leader of -- i mean, speaker -- rather leader pelosi hopefully will see she is the current leader of the party and i think the party does have its leadership in the house. we have our leadership in the senate as well. >> julie: she corrected her there. i guess she is thinking is she the leader of the party she is the most well recognized or the leader in the house. we know she is not. minority leader. nonetheless to hear from her coming out which fox has invited her on this program countless times. i've reached out personally to her team and media team. they don't feel like we would be fair to her. she is selective who she speaks to. when she appears on another network she says things like that. >> surprise, surprise, a democrat trying to have it both ways as we saw with ocasio-cortez. if you make gaffes like that on cnn you have a problem. if you're a democrat that's a
softball interview we just saw. she can't answer simple questions. she went on in that same interview to say that funeral costs, savings of funeral costs are what will pay for single payer. last time i checked single payer doesn't make anyone immortal. that's a laughable answer for how you pay for a $30 trillion program. she is a socialist. no logic to her answers and she needs media training. answers like that won't take her very far. >> julie: great to see you. >> bill: fascinating how you can really look at the results on tuesday night not just in ohio and various places across the country. washington state, missouri, michigan. you can make a big argument for democrats having a good night in early november and you can make an argument that republicans have a shot of holding the house. so i encourage you to check them out all online and read them force yourself. >> julie: we should dive into that >> bill: when we come back from
labor day we'll be full bore. >> julie: hitting the ground running. >> bill: this campaign is well underway already. >> julie: a nail biter. >> bill: check this out. >> it is a nightmare. it is so horrible. i want it to be over. >> bill: california wildfires burning out of control forcing thousands from their homes. jonathan hunt live from the fire line in california. he is east and slightly south of los angeles. what's happening, jonathan? >> well, bill, the holy fire is exploding right now. you might remember 24 hours ago you and i were talking, bill, it had doubled in size from wednesday to thursday. from 4,000 acres to just about 9,000. well, overnight it has doubled again to something like 19,000 acres now. and here is the problem. it is creeping down the slopes of the cleveland national forest there. you can see it very clearly.
we have seen bursts of flame coming up. underneath the trees you're looking at there there are blankets of flame. there is another one across to the right right now flame coming up there. you can see where we are this is maybe 200 yards up the slope from this residential neighborhood we're standing in. right now some 20,000 people have been evacuated from this area, bill, because of those flames which we saw overnight. again, rushing down these hillsides. it is a very dangerous situation. cleveland national forest firefighters are in charge of this. they tweeted today we cannot get ahead of the fire. a very simple, very stark statement from those in charge of beating back these flames admitting that right now they simply cannot do that. they're doing everything they can to protect properties. they are doing a good job in that sense. but it is an extremely
dangerous situation. this was all started, by the way, according to authorities, by a 51-year-old man called forest clark. he lived in a cabin in the woods here. before he was arrested but after the fire started, he was actually caught on camera berating firefighters who were near his home accusing them of stealing money from his property. he was due in court yesterday to be charged with starting this fire. he apparently refused to leave his jail cell. not clear exactly what authorities are going to do. they can at some point force him into court and they will do that. if convicted he faces life in prison. but that legal battle is one for another day. the battle right now, bill, very much here on the front lines of the holy fire trying to stop these balls of flame coming further down these hillsides behind me and taking out these homes. one other thing i want to point
out just in this neighborhood, bill. take a look at the vegetation here. the advice to homeowners is get vegetation 20 or 30 yards away from your house. this tree hanging right over the roof of two homes. i know tommy is not in a position to move the camera too much and back further up there you see more trees hanging right over homes. so if those flames or a spark get down into the street a couple hundred yards away, that's going to be a major issue for these homes. it is a dangerous situation. calm right now in terms of wind, bill, but we're told the winds are going to pick up later today and that is the worst nightmare for firefighters. >> bill: jonathan hunt, thank you, sir, very much. >> julie: 11 children found in deplorable conditions along with the body of one young boy. new drone footage giving us a better look at the squalor they called home as we learn more
about the adults accused of keeping them there. >> bill: the saying of all votes count. the republican governor's primary still too close to call. >> there were over 300,000 votes cast. the margin is 191. it's very, very tight. >> bill: the incumbent cover nor jeff colyer is fighting for his political life and he is standing by on the state of the race today. you'll hear from him coming up next.
>> julie: new drone footage giving a view of the compound where 11 children were found. it showed the confound covered with plastic surrounded by a wall of tires. they found the children dehydrated and underfed when they raided the compound last week. authorities discovered the body of a young boy buried nearby. five adults have been arrested, three of them are related. all are charged with child abuse and being held without bail. >> bill: it is too close to call. 91-vote difference at this hour. kansas secretary of state kris kobach recusing himself from the vote counting process. his race with governor jeff colyer has yet to be determined. we spoke to kobach yesterday at this hour and said -- this is what he said about stepping away during the vote tally. >> as a practical matter the
secretary of state doesn't do anything in the counting of votes. all the provisional votes are counted by the counties. the secretary of state's office sits and watches and at the end of the day receives the tallies from the county. if i recuse myself it wouldn't make any difference. if my opponent wants me to, i will. it will be symbolic. >> bill: governor jeff colyer with me now. good morning to you. he says it is purely symbolic. all the counting happens at the county level. what do you think of the decision late yesterday on that? >> you know, i appreciate any sort of recusal. should have happened a long time ago. when a judge recuses himself he doesn't just recuse himself from the counting of the jurors' votes he recuses himself from the instructions. secretary kobach's office was instructing counties not to count ballots that are in the mail and those clearly have to be counted under kansas law. we want to make sure the law is
followed and everybody who has voted that they get their vote counted. >> bill: is that allegation there is funny business going on in kansas? >> not an allegation of funny business. it is that the kansas statute says this, that if you are a busy mom and you put your mail -- you put your ballot in the mail on tuesday, as long as it has arrived by today and is in the mail, it needs to be counted. that's what we want to make sure is all of those ballots that were in the mail have been counted. other people asserted that no, those ballots don't have to be. under old kansas law, that was the case. they had to be received in the election office and his office instructed some people to not count those ballots. i want to make sure we have every ballot counted. >> bill: are you comfortable with the process now? perhaps that's the more appropriate question, yes or no. >> not entirely because there are issues that i want to make
sure that all of the provisional ballots are counted appropriately where are the issues there such as independents who can become republicans given a provisional ballots. they must be counted. any ballot in the mail on tuesday needs to be counted and it has until the end of today to arrive. i just want to make sure those are all counted. we don't want to reject anybody's legal vote. >> bill: 91-vote difference. i assume that's still the margin. 10,000 absentee or provisional ballots still to be counted. that's a lot. >> that is a lot. we're trying to get the first count and make sure that everybody's appropriate vote is counted. i've been in some tight situations before and i volunteer in war zones all over the world before and it is about serving, it's about getting things done. this won't be a difficult thing. we just need to keep our chin up. follow the rules and i believe that we are going to have a victory if we follow the rules.
>> bill: the county near kansas city has a lot of votes still there. one final comment here. he alleges you're the establishment candidate and saying he is all for president trump and support near the end helped him pull close with you. what do you think of that argument? >> you know, i've been a good supporter of president trump. i trust the president. he has been a good leader. we have worked very strongly with the administration. kris has a personal relationship. for me i'm interested in working for people in kansas and getting the job done. we have to win the election in november. it's not about personalities but winning the election in november. i think we're the best candidate to do that. we raised more money. we've had many endorsements across the state. >> bill: really close in kansas. see how it turns out. thank you, sir. >> julie: we like a close race. new clues in the search for missing iowa college student mollie tibbetts. she vanished more than three
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>> bill: chicago police creating a plan of attack after we saw one of the most violent weekends in recent history. 70 shot, 12 killed. the police superintendent says many of the shootings were tied to large, unsanctioned gatherings and police say they'll try to break up the gatherings before they turn violent. >> to prepare for this upcoming weekend we have created emergency hot spot disperseal zones in 30 additional locations where historically large parties or gang gatherings occur to ensure the safety of the surrounding community and plastic emphasis
on enforcing existing loitering laws. >> bill: if the groups refuse to disperse there could be arrests, not cracking down on official block parties. >> julie: for the second time this week authorities in iowa have canceled news briefings on the search for mollie tibbetts, the college student has been missing from her hometown since july 18th. the reward in the case reaching more than 300,000. police say the next update will now be on monday. matt finn is live in brooklyn, iowa, with the latest. hi, matt. >> this morning that reward has climbed to $315,000. crimestoppers tells us it's the largest reward for its organization in iowa state history. crimestoppers also telling fox news it has taken in 839 tips. they're taking all tips and leads seriously and have talked to everybody in this county.
we're also learning that mollie's family plans on being at the famous iowa state fair with weekend to hand out flyers and raise awareness for mollie. about the canceled press conferences, they've been highly anticipated here because outside of them police are not answering any questions from the media or the public. so there has been a lot of anticipation for those press con conveniences and they were suddenly canceled. this morning the lead agency tells us they canceled those press conferences because they had nothing to offer the public or media but tell us they have some piece of information on monday. what that is not clear. some developments in this mystery so far mollie's boyfriend clarifying there was no sign of a struggle at the house where she was staying indicating perhaps that she was unfortunately abducted or disappeared while out on her jog on july 18th. also that pig farmer that we have seen repeatedly questioned now telling fox news he took a polygraph test and says he
doesn't know the results of that test and he has specified that he has nothing to do with the disappearance of mollie tibbetts. mollie was a state champ in public speaking and speech and we are now hearing from one of her coaches and teachers. here is how he describes her. >> she was always very driven, very coordinated, super responsible. as a person, she was always caring and considerate. i read that mollie was missing and it was like a gut punch. just one of those things where one of the people that you expected to be fine was not fine. >> also want to point out we're standing on the street where mollie might have last been seen jogging. this town is between interstate 80, and just a short distance behind us. a lot of trucks and cars get on and off the interstate. everyone in this case
acknowledging a stranger got off the interstate and made their way into town and maybe something terrible happened. >> julie: we don't want to but we speculate why they haven't had the news conferences. they hold them to get information out there and hope to get information back. they don't seem to need that anymore. i wonder why. >> bill: i thought they know more than they're saying. oftentimes investigations like this you hold your cards close, maybe for a reason. maybe you're on to somebody makes a mistake. we all hope and pray she is alive. matt finn, great reporting. nfl's preseason kicking off game number one. a number of players protesting during the anthem. the president saying his piece earlier today. >> julie: russia hitting back at the white house over the new sanctions. the threat out of moscow next. hey there people eligible for medicare.
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>> julie: more protests in gaza as tensions remain high between israelis and palestinians. the two sides exchanging hundreds of missiles and air strikes over the past few days. they appeared to be reaching a cease-fire after the latest flare-up. hamas has been holding weekly protests to bring attention to the israeli blockade on gaza. many protestors have been killed over the past four months by israeli fire. >> we have complied with the law in announcing those sanctions. we'll comply with the law going forward as we always would. >> bill: state department spokeswoman heather nauert talking about the administration's decision to impose more sanctions on russia in response to the poisoning of a former russian spy and his daughter earlier in the year. russia's prime minister responds this way. i don't want to comment on the talk about future sanctions, if we end up with something like a ban on banking activities or
the use of certain currencies we can clearly call this a declaration of economic war. daniel hoffman former c.i.a. station chief and fox news contributor. good morning to you. you ran the show in helsinki and moscow. you believe putin is behind this and knew what he was doing all along. how come? >> he is definitely behind it. so we go back to two weeks before the russian presidential elections and that's when the man was poisoned. if russia had wanted to target him in some anonymous way they could have made it appear as if it were a burglary or some such thing. they used a nerve agent and it is only used by the soviets and russians. there was a kremlin return address on this operation and putin did it deliberately for two reasons. first, he wanted to deliver a message to his own security services in advance of the election to be 100% loyal to vladimir putin or face the
consequences. and then secondly, he wanted a bit of acrimony between russia and the west in anticipation of the elections. his own campaign spokesman on election night admitted there was greater turnout because of this afaifrment he portrays himself as -- wins popular support. >> it was developed by the soviets in the early 70s and a return address. putin knew the sanctions based on u.s. law must be imposed against russia, correct? >> absolutely right. he would have calculated that the cost of sanctions was worth it to him from the standpoint of his regime's security. that's how much he needs some level of acrimony with the west. remember, if he is at war with us, then all that is associated
with the united states, liberty, freedom, democracy, the things that scare vladimir putin the most. i think that's why we see the downturn in relations. these were sanctions required by legislation passed in 1991. i would look for vladimir putin to try to drive a wedge between our executive and legislative branches. this was required by law but he might try to encourage our executive branch maybe to soften the blow. >> bill: here he is. we must respond to this war by economic means, political means and if necessary by other means. our american friends must understand this. how do you interpret that threat? >> that's meant to sound a little ominous but coming from the prime minister, not the president. vladimir putin can walk his way back from that statement any time he wishes. but the russians, this is the classic bargaining tool for them back in the soviet days they liked to put a boulder in the middle of the road and
charge us for removing it n. this case they would like to put sanctions on the table and discuss reducing or eliminating them. to do that they need to threaten us with counter sanctions and as he said, other means besides political and economic. who knows what that might be. >> you have sanctions against russia, north korea, syria for some time now. you have the threat against turkey as well. i think the sanctions have shown to work. you think about iran right now. that economy is on its knees. you saw what happened overnight in turkey as an offshoot of the u.s. sanctions. they have internal problems as well in turkey. russia is having a lot of economic difficulty right now. how do you measure the power of the u.s. influence economically and with sanctions to be used in a way that can bend others
toward your liking? >> i think sanctions have proven to be a powerful tool against russia for sure. the ruble is in free fall. russia is in pretty good company with north korea and syria, two other states that have been sanctioned for use of chemical weapons. but at the same time, the sanctions aren't going to deter russia's nefarious cyber onslaught on our country or deter their efforts to interfere in elections in western europe and impose its influence on its neighbors including ukraine. we have to try to deter and defend against those efforts with other means besides sanctions. >> bill: putin will take the hit economically. >> he will take the hit but i think he considers to be a price at this point worth paying because it's required for his regime's security. all of the -- essentially the ideological threat to him from the united states is an
existential one. he is prepared to accept the economic hit. the price of oil isn't as high as it was in the previous decade. it is one of those tradeoffs. he would have been coldly calculating this one. >> bill: daniel hoffman. thank you. we'll speak again. >> julie: president trump planning -- nfl protests. several players raised fists and kneeled before games last night. is it fair to say the president's calculus is the anthem controversy is a winner for him and the gop? >> he is passionate about this issue and for that matter, julie, i think it's fair to say there are a great many americans feel equally strongly about this issue and the anthem and kneeling not just republicans. this would seem like a
political winner for the president. keep this in mind as he takes his shots on twitter you want to make sure you aren't overstating your power on the issue. let me take you to the president's favorite social media platform and share a bit of what he is saying today. he said the nfl players are at it again taking a knee when they should be standing proudly for the national anthem. he says numerous players wanted to throw outrage at something that most of them are unable to define. they make a fortune doing what they love. he says this, be happy, be cool, a football game that fans are paying so much money to watch and enjoy is no place to protest. most of that money goes to the players anyone. find another way to protest. stand proudly for your national anthem or be suspended without pay. that's not nfl policy by the way. you see, players argue they aren't against the anthem or the military or law enforcement. they are simply using their platform to shine a much-needed spotlight on police brutality and other forms of abuse and
discrimination. >> where we are now i think it's important that we continue to keep this conversation going. that we don't let it just die and i understand everybody is waiting to see what the league is going to do. but we don't want to stop what we've been standing up for. >> butler is suggesting no matter how much people want it to go away it won't happen anytime soon. >> julie: what is the league saying about the continued protest by the players? >> they're being careful about how they respond legally and officially. the conversation between the league and players association is ongoing. this is something they would like to avoid. let me share part of the nfl's statement issued last night after you saw a couple miami dolphins players expressing protest during the national anthem. the nfl saying the anthem will
continue to be played before every game and all player and non-player personnel on the field at the time are expected to stand during the presentation of the flag and performance of the answer. personnel who do not wish to do so choose to remain in the locker room. there are some players on some teams that are actually required like the dallas cowboys to stand for the anthem. clearly the dolphins and some other teams don't require their players to do that. it is an issue that most certainly, julie, will be talked about a great deal in the months ahead. >> julie: kevin corke, thank you. >> bill: mike brown, the owner of the cincinnati bengals says sports and politics can be a tricky mix. we're choosing to keep it off the field. >> julie: viewership is down. last season the nfl did cost them fans. >> bill: a little bit. >> julie: it's a business. you have to make customers happy. >> bill: why north korea is
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>> julie: north korea is threatening to halt the denuclearization process. the kim regime taking issue with the administration's support of international sanctions impacting the country. bill richardson former governor of new mexico joins me now. thank you for talking to us. north korea is saying in a statement that the u.s. is clinging to a, quote, outdated acting script by basically imposing these sanctions before it denuclearizes. what is your take? >> traditional north korea negotiating strategy. they know negotiations will continue. the north koreans want their own position known. they want sanctions before any
denuclearization steps take place. they want their position heard. they're positionings themselves for negotiations that are happening. this morning for instance i just talked to a group of coalition of families on the remains of our soldiers from north korea. you know, the north koreans said they would give us 200 remains. they gave us 55. they drag things out. they use bluster. the good thing, julie, about what i noticed in the statement is they kind of went after the secretary of state, high officials are not helping with their negotiating strategy. but they said something nice about president trump. not in the spirit of president trump. so they are gaming and positioning. it shouldn't be gloom and doom. >> julie: that's the whole problem here because speaking of an outdated script. they're following the same outdated script they're accusing the united states of doing. what i don't get. what's the point of is summit
between kim jong-un and president trump you denuclearize and we lift sanctions, not when you feel like it. >> the issue, julie, is who goes first? i think we made a mistake by saying to the north koreans we'll go first and stop our military exercises with south korea. now it's your turn. well, what has north korea done? not much. remains are important. we got 55. they haven't taken significant steps. they blew up a missile site. they haven't had any detonation of their nuclear weapons. that's semi positive. but they want to know that it's a step-by-step. if they do something minor, they want some sanctions relieved. sanctions are hurting them. >> julie: so then following the summit here we are today. u.s. intelligence officials say they believe north korea was deceiving the u.s. and bolstering production for
nuclear weapons at multiple secret sites in recent months. that's the fear of what might happen and why john bolton was against the summit to begin with. what happens next? if we feel like we've been had by north korea where do you go? >> well, i think what this message that the north koreans are sending and secretary pompeo has been there three times is that negotiations with the north koreans, they're always tough. they cheat, they change positions. they are positioning themselves for advantage. they want sanctions lifted before they take significant steps. so the message is we have to keep going. it's that important for the international community, for our interests, our troops, our alliances with japan and south korea but just know what the president came out with, a complete denuclearization of north korea, that won't happen. this will be tough. they're tough like they were
with the clinton administration, with the bush administration. so negotiating with them is not easy but it is worth pursuing. we have to stay on it. >> julie: all right. i believe the president intends on doing just that. bill richardson, thank you so much. >> bill: nice to see you, harris and melissa coming up on "outnumbered" friday edition. you're cooking up something hot. >> bob goodlatte is preparing subpoenas for justice department officials and others who were connected to the unconfirmed anti-trump dossier. will lawmakers get answers? the nfl is back and so is kneeling during the national anthem. the president tweeting about it. is he right that football games are no place for such protests? >> a juicy discussion. the young socialist who is the so-called future of the democratic party ducking an offer to debate a conservative commentator even after he threw
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>> bill: the new space mission ready for place-off. the parker solar probe will lift off from florida tomorrow heading for the sun, wow. good luck with that. phil keating is live at the kennedy space center. what do they hope to find out this time? >> so much that we don't know yet but they think it will be revolutionary. right now everything is checking out for this first of its kind solar probe and when it gets to the sun it will be coming in hot at 430 miles per
hour. faster than any spacecraft that has ever been launched on launch pad 37b the look at the delta 4 heavy with its three big first stage boosters on the bottom and a third stage booster on top. one of the most powerful rockets on the planet. everything about the mission is hot. the first mission flying a spacecraft into a star, in this case our sun. with the parker solar probe gets there it will barrel in within four million mile within the sun's burning corona what you see during a solar eclipse. scientists are banking its carbon heat shield will protect it from the 2500 degrees fahrenheit. there are scientific instruments sending back realtime data of something we've previously studied from afar. the expectations are revolutionary. >> by understanding how our star works, we can also start
to explain how other stars work. they have interstellar winds and stellar storms and there may be planets orbiting them that could actually be habitable. >> it will take seven years for the probe to get as close as it is going to get to the sun. slingshot around venus's gravity seven times. 3:33 eastern time tomorrow morning it will be launched and it should be spectacular. >> julie: a surprise delay in the trial of paul manafort. that case supposed to get underway about 2 1/2 hours ago. the reason for the hold-up we'll tell you next. - why are drivers 50 and over switching to
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