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difficulty. you are manipulative me. you are talking about a -- i'm supposed to get up in the morning and bel >> i am chris wallace. the president supreme court nominee heads for grilling on capitol hill as the nation says goodbye to a hero. >> he was honorable. always recognizing that his opponents were still patriots and human beings. >> what better way to get a nice laugh and make jordan i say nice things about him to a national audience. >>chris: we remember the legacy of senator john mccain as the nation bids himfarewell . then, confirmation hearings this week for judge brett kavanaugh. we will
discuss his credential and how democrats went to go after him with two members of
the senate judiciary committee. republican lindsay graham and democrat dick durbin. plus, trade talks with canada take a tense turn. >> i think canada very much wants to make the deal and i think will be on a very good for canada if they do and not good at all if they don't. >>chris: on this labor day weekend, we will discuss what a new master means for america's workers. with the head of the country's largest group of unions, afl-cio president richard trumka. only on "fox news sunday". then the >> twitter and facebook are really treading on troubled territory. >>chris: we will ask our panel of white house talk of regulating google. for what it claims is political bias in its search service. and our "power player of the week". country
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this is nearest and dearest to my heart. >>chris: all right now on "fox news sunday". hello again from fox news in washington. the big story this week is confirmation hearings for judge brett kavanaugh. president trump supreme court nominee that could shift the balance of power on the court for a generation. brett kavanaugh faces days of tough questioning from the senate judiciary committee. but first, the nation's long goodbye to senator john mccain. he will be laid to rest and a private ceremony at the u.s. naval academy in annapolis which meant so much to him. fox news corresponded peter doocy reports. ♪.
>>reporter: lawmakers, loved one and diplomats gathered for a final goodbye to senator john mccain. >> the world will be lonelier without john mccain. >>reporter: one of mccain's best friends joe lieberman told mourners the time mccain asked him to join thegop ticket even though he was a registered democrat. >> john's response was direct and really and no - - that's the point, joe. he said with a certain impatience. you are a democrat, i'm a republican. we could give our country the bipartisan leadership it needs for a change. >>reporter: mccain's former political rival spoke on his behalf too. >> in recent years, we talk about that intense. like football players. remembering a big game. in the process, rivalry melted away. >> so much of our politics, our
public life, our public discourse can seem small. and mean. and petty. john called on us to be bigger than that. >>reporter: mccain's daughter broke from her tear filled tribute more sharply criticized the current president who wasn't invited. >> the america of john mccain has no need to be made great again because america was always great. [applause] >>chris: joining me now in washington, john mccain's good friend senator lindsay graham is welcome again to "fox news sunday". you are speaking today at the private ceremony at the u.s. naval academy. first of all, how are you doing and secondly, what will you say? >> i'm doing okay. these things help. thank you to everybody was called and asked me how i'm doing. cindy and the family have helped me.
i will say nobody love thea soldier more than john mccain. to have their back, travel where they go. never let them be forgotten. the public may be tired of this war on terrorism but john mccain never was any had their back any given what they need to win the fight. he was willing to lose a political race but not a war. i will talk about all my travels with the troops and how much they loved john mccain. >>chris: i have to ask you about the passionate, heartfelt but sometimes angry tribute by megan mccain who took some pretty clear shots at president trump. here's a clip. >> we gather here to him when the passing of american greatness. the real thing. not cheap rhetoric from men who will never come near the sacrifice he gave so willingly. nor the opportunistic appropriation of those who lived lives of comfort and privilege while he suffered and
served. >>chris: was that appropriate? was it fair? >> if you say something bad about megan's father, you will know it. she didn't like it. so it's okay. she's grieving. all i can say is there's a lesson to be learned this week about john mccain. number one, americans appreciate military service. if you've learned nothing this week, you are the fact that john served our country and extraordinary circumstances. it was appreciated by everybody. if you work hard and do your homework and we're talking about, people will listen to you. if you pick because it's bigger than yourself, you will be remembered. he tried to drain the swamp before it was cool. that you can fight hard and still be respected. if you forgive, people appreciate it. in if you admit to mistakes,
your looked at as a stronger man. that's the formula of john mccain. this was a civics lesson to anybody that wanted to listen. why do we remember this man? because of the way he conducted his public life. >>chris: do you think there's a lesson there for presidenttrump. >> there's a lesson for everybody including president trump. everybody makes mistakes you know what you're talking about. fight hard, forgive and have passion. strength and kindness are not mutually exclusive. >>chris: let's turn to your day job and this week you'll be spending a lot of time with the senate judiciary committee and confirmation hearings for judge brett kavanaugh to be conformed on the supreme court. first of all, does he have the votes to win confirmation on the court? >> my believe he will get 55 or higher. if he does well and i'm sure he will do well. >>chris: when you say 55, you've got to have 51 republicans with the appointment of mccain's replacement. so you are saying as many as four democrats? >> well, that's 55.
[laughter] i'm not good at math but i think there's a handful of democrats that will vote for judge brett kavanaugh and maybe even more. a lot of people should vote for judge cavanaugh. if you're looking to a republican president to pick a qualified conservative, he would be on the top of anybody's list. including not just donald trump. he's the one person i think every republican president would see as the most qualified of their generation. >>chris: democrats say the confirmation should be delayed until we know whether or not there will be either a criminal prosecution of president trump or impeachment proceedings against president trump.here is senator dick durbin who will be on the program next. >> we should be withholding this decision on the supreme court nominee until the air is cleared. and we know exactly where we stand against this president. >>chris: given that his former lawyer, michael cohen says that candidate trump in 2016
directed him to commit a crime, does senator durbin have a point? >> it wasn't the point he had when clinton was under investigation. we approved a justice. my democratic friends did not have this view when clinton was president. >>chris: since you pointed out, i will bring it up in 1994. clinton is under investigation by an independent counsel in whitewater and he was nominated ãstephen breyer was confirmed. >> senator grassley has been very fair. we will have a hearing. there's no drama. the only drama is those running for president, how will they handle this hearing on the democratic side? we will get this good man confirmed. >>chris: let me ask you about this question of criminal liability. i want to look at some of brett kavanaugh's statement on that issue.in 1999, he said the nixon ruling, that president
nixon had to turn over the watergate tapes may have been vote, wrongly decided. in 2009 wrote, criminal investigations take the presidents focus away from his or her responsibilities to the people. is there a legitimate concern that justice read cavanaugh if you were faced by a case on the supreme court would side with the president against either congress or thecourts? >> i think you'll find someone that's had 308 decisions. you can get a pretty good idea of what he thinks . but the bottom line here is that most people are unsure as to whether or not a president can be indicted a sitting president. impeachment is a process to remove the president. the criminal liability aspects are very much in debate. i think it will be mainstream in his thinking. he will look at both sides of the issue and decide
appropriately. >>chris: one issue, that pro-choice senators on both sides have pressed brett kavanaugh on in their meetings with him on capitol hill is abortion. and he reportedly told them that roe v wade is quote, settled law. is that a firm commitment in your view not to overturn roe v wade. and if it is a fun commitment, how can you as a pro-life senator support it? >> i wouldn't vote for anybody that said that every decision of the supreme court cannot be revisited. they are revisited through a process. the process of overturning long precedent. this a four-part test you have to apply. from my point of view, what he will do when that case comes if it ever does. you don't just wake up and say i'd like to overturn roe v wade. if there's a conflict that makes it to the supreme court, he will apply the test of precedent to that decision.
roe v wade and every other president. >>chris: to make it clear, your thank you don't view his statement to senator collins, that it is settled law means that therefore it can't be re-examined and conceivably overturned? >> he would be disqualified if you would not listen to both sides of the story and decide accordingly. this idea that roe v wade will be challenged at the state level. there are all kinds of laws. some may work their way to the supreme court. he will give great deference to roe v wade.but it can be overturned like every other decision but that will be up to the facts in the record. >>chris: senator lindsay graham, thank you. thank you for your time during a tough week in our deepest sympathies on the loss of a dear friend. joining me now from illinois, another member of the committee that will be questioning brett kavanaugh, dick durbin. the number two democrat. democrats have tried a variety of efforts to upended the
confirmation of brett kavanaugh but the argument that there's a midterm and that president trump is under investigation. he wants to see millions of pages of documents from when he was secretary for president george w. bush. the white house has now invoked executive privilege to withhold 100,000 pages from one brett kavanaugh worked for the white house counsel. i think it's fair to say that none of that has worked. the question is why is it that democrats have so far been unable to gain any traction against judge brett kavanaugh and the public debate? you don't seem to bless. [indiscernible] >> let me just at the outset before we get into that. i joined with lindsay graham, every word he said about john mccain. i respected him so much. yesterday was a great display of the respective so many people across this country had
for this great american. i was lucky enough to be with lindsay and john involved in some very important negotiations on comprehensive immigration reform. salami just art with brett kavanaugh in this way. he's the most unpopular supreme court nominee in the last 40 years. how did he reach that point? so quickly. i think there are a number of reasons. when you look at first and foremost the fact that this president said, i'm not going to put a man on supreme court unless he will overturn roe v wade and the affordable care act.the president is never at a loss for words and he was very explicit in terms of what he wanted in a supreme court nominee. those positions may be popular with his base, they're not popular with theamerican people . >>chris: weight, he said he would appoint pro-life judges. he never said he asked them on a litmus test about that. i will figure surprised he's
the most unpopular.when did we nominate and confirm supreme court justices based on public opinion polls? >> shouldn't be but you started off with the premise that you've never later glove on him. the american people have gone through this nomination and come to the conclusion he's not the right person for the job. let me go furtherhe comes before us at a time when people are concerned with this president or any president is above the law . think about his role, cavanaugh's role when it came to can start going after president clinton. he was the aggressive prosecutor in that respect. a few years later after working in the bush white house had a completely reversed decision. >>chris: let me ask you about that because as lindsay graham brought up, in 1994, bill clinton was under investigation by an independent counsel on whitewater. he nominated and the senate
confirms stephen breyer and that was also in a midterm election year. that directly contradicts two of the argument you're making against brett kavanaugh.>> let me just say i was not a member of the senate when justice breyer came before the body. but i will tell you at the time, the investigation was underway. there was no suspicion at that moment that clinton was going to, you have no authority to even question me. it went forward but he was subpoenaed, deposed, tried in the house. and i should say indicted under the impeachment clause and tried in the senate. i was in the senate at that time. now we have a different situation completely. there's a serious question as to whether this president, given the opportunity, will end the mueller investigation. something most republicans and the majority of americans say would be a serious mistake. we asked brett kavanaugh what
do you think, he said it's hands off when it comes to a president when it comes to his term in office. i think that's a mistake and when the major reasons people have misgivings about his nomination. >>chris: let's look at specific issues but as i pointed out, brett kavanaugh has told pro-choice senators that he views roe v wade as settled law. he was asked about obamacare, there's a texas case that will try to take it all down because of the fact the individual mandate has been repealed. he said he was skeptical of that. obviously, these are confirmed commitments. isn't the real problem senator, that this is aconservative judge . donald trump went to the country and promised to nominate conservative judges. originalists who would interpret the constitution as written.isn't he well within the mainstream, yes conservative, but within the judicial mainstream?>> you
overlook one of the most important elements in his nomination. that is the fact that there has been more concealment of documents concerning his public service and his position on issues than ever in the history of the united states. >>chris: they've given you half 1 million documents. >> let me just make my point here. the assertion of executive privilege by the white house to take 100,000 documents and save the american people will not get a chance to see them as they reflect on his background is the first time in history. this denial of access to documents violates a role we thought was a tradition of the senate under senator sessions and . they are suppressing these documents but if we're lucky, we will see six percent of all of the documents that have been produced to reflect on brett kavanaugh's true position on issues.
he is saying and the white house is saying, the american people have no right to know. if he's so proud of his conservative credentials, show us the record. stand before us. trust the american people and they will trust you. i would say that to judge brett kavanaugh. >>chris: you will have the opportunity to do that starting on tuesday. let me just say, they have turned over half 1 million documents and the issue, part of it is, about 3 million documents when he was staff secretary and every document that went to the president went through his desk. senator dick durbin, thanks for joining us. we look forward to your questioning of judge brett kavanaugh starting this week. >> thanks chris. >>chris: up next, we will bring in our sunday group to discuss what to expect from this week's showdown between the presidents supreme court pick and senate democrats. plus, what would you like to after panel about judge brett kavanaugh and how his confirmation would change the supreme court. go to twitter, @foxnewssunday >
who will vote for judges who follow our laws and our constitution as written . >>chris: president trump on the campaign trail this week making the case for his choice of brett kavanaugh for the supreme court. it's time for our sunday group. former press secretary for vice president mike pence, marc lotter. charles lane of the "washington post". former democratic congresswoman, donna edwards. and former white house speechwriter, marc thiessen. when justice kennedy, the swing vote on the court stepped down and wastalk about replacement. we talk about a fierce battle for the future of the court. i want to ask you the same question i asked senator durbin , why hasn't it happened?
the democrats don't seem to have gained traction against brett kavanaugh so far. >> a lot of reasons starting with the fact that it's just possible republicans care a little more about this than actually democrats do. i did checking and democrats were a little less likely than republicans to vote in 2016 based on the future of the supreme court. so there is a surprising passion gap there. secondly, the very simple fact that this is about 51 votes and the republicans have 51 votes. that means two things. mitch mcconnell can control the pace of this thing. he can control the calendar and so forth. secondly, it means the democrats are just struggling to get over that mark. they are divided. not down the middle but they are divided between the main block of the party and several people will have to run for reelection in red states. that's created a very difficult problem in messaging for them.
so they are left dealing not with the substance of the cavanaugh thing but procedural issues like document disclosure, - - arcane matters about executive privilege point and they have yet to identify hot button thing that can get the public excited against judge brett kavanaugh. >>chris: we asked you for questions for the panel and we got this on twitter from - - which after i read several times i realized with some persons interpretation of, where is waldo be a windedwhen hearing - - of the united states constitution become threatening? >> and judge brett kavanaugh and just discourses, we have people who go by the constitution. [indiscernible] >>chris: i want to turn to the nation's farewell to john mccain that's been the big
story this week and his daughter megan's tribute to him at the national cathedral yesterday which still has a lot of people talking. here's part of that. >> the america of john mccain has no need to be made great again because america was always great. [applause] the one marc thiessen, it's her dad but she obviously feels passionately about the fact she thinks that president trump didn't treat her dad well and he didn't. what did you think of her remarks? >> first of all, just watching her this week has been heartbreaking. her grief has been palpable and so was her anger yesterday. with good reason because donald trump treated her father disgracefully. if you want to put this in perspective, there has been 9174 senator since the founding of the republic. he is only the sicksix senator lie in state at the statethere
capital. this may be the first time the sitting president did not participate in honoring that person and that as a result of his disgraceful behavior towards him. he was even criticizing john mccain by name a few weeks ago on the campaign trail. to suggest he wasn't a war hero. never apologized for that. this is one of the reasons i think that donald trump, despite a booming economy, his disapproval has reached 60 percent in the country. it's not because people don't like his policies.his policies are improving the lives of people. the economy is booming. unemployment is low. his inability to be presidential and rise to the occasion at a moment like this and put aside his petty grievances. i think that's one of the reasons his popular does not match his success. >>chris: congresswoman, i promise i will bring you in but marc lotter often defenseless
president and your reaction. >> i think it takes two to tango. i think john mccain has made a good career of attacking presidents when he disagreed on both sides of the aisle. >>chris: in fairness, he somehow had a good enough relationship with george w. bush and barack obama that they spoke at his funeral. >> and they did. i think once we get past this, we will remember john mccain for all of his great service. the president will go on. he will do many of the things john mccain supported like our troops and investing in our military. we will let their disagreement i guess go on in history. >>chris: congresswoman edwards, your reaction to megan mccain's remarks and when you take in addition. when you take joe biden, barack obama and george w. bush, the last republican president before trunk. was this week a rebuke of president trump? >> i think megan mccain's remarks and all of the remarks of the various speakers were john mccain speaking. his hand was clearly evident in
those remarks and particularly in megan's remarks. i think they were spot on for where we are in this nation. i come from a military family too. i think for the president of the united states not to have honored and recognized senator mccain's service, irrespective of policy disagreements. i think it was disgraceful. i think the nation's did up and said it was disgraceful too and that all of the speakers indicated what was valued and senator mccain in addition to his service and honor was his commitment to this country. we had a president of the united states who seemed incapable of even acknowledging that. >>chris: we will leave it on that note. panel, we will take a break and see you later. up next, president trump threatens to cut canada at a of a new naphtha deal and forge ahead with mexico but what would that mean for workers and
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deal for nafta between the u.s., mexico and canada will continue this week after talks with the white house in canada stalled and then some bitterness. joining us now to discuss the potential fallout for american workers is the president of the afl-cio, richard trumka. president trump has negotiated a new nafta deal with mexico but talks with canada stalled. after some off the record comments he made were published that he acknowledged that he won't make any concessions to canada and here's what he said about that afterwords. >> here's the good news, at least canada knows where i stand. because we can't have these countries taking advantage of
the united states anymore but it's very simple. >>chris: question, can you support a deal that leaves canada out of the new nafta and will congress pass it? >> chris, before i get to that. just let me say, on behalf of the hard-working men andwomen of this country . wake our country up every day and make her run all day and put her to bed at night. let me wish you a happy labor day and all of your listeners a happy labor day. our economies are integrated. three countries in north america. the economy is pretty integrated. it's pretty hard to see how that would work without having canada in the deal. you said that the mexican deal is closed. there's still a lot of work left to be done even on the mexican deal because of the language that isn't drafted. we haven't seen whole chapters
of the thing. we are anxious to move forward with it and anxious to have all three countries involved. because nafta has had a devastating effect on the working people of this country for the last 25 years. so we've been aggressively pursuing an agreement that works for the workers in all three countries and i can say we are not done yet. >>chris: okay, let's talk about the parts of the deal we do know about that the trump administration has negotiated with mexico that it seems to me would be pretty good for workers. let's put them up on the screen. 75 percent of the cars value would have to be manufactured in north america. that's up from 6 to 2.5 percent. 40-45 percent of the car must be made by workers in whatever country earning at least $16 an hour. do you support both of those provisions and frankly, do you think that mexico would live up to them to mark for instance, the salary for car workers because in mexico right now, the salary on average is three dollars an hour.
do you think they will boost that to $16 an hour? >> first of all, those provisions can be very good. you said the current provision is really 62.5, in actuality, it's only in the 40s. because they do with her cheating thing. if you put in 62 percent and china puts in 38 percent, it counts as 100 percent. it's really lower and the changes really more effective. we haven't seen the details of it but you hit the nail on the head. it doesn't matter what's in that agreement. if we can't monitor it and enforce it effectively, then the agreement will fail for workers and it will fail for the country. so what we're pushing right now and we are working with ambassador light hauser is a way to let us effectively
monitor what's going on on the ground and enforce the agreement, regardless of who's in the white house. because we even told for over 25 years,trust us. thisagreement will be good for workers. what weneed is an agreement that we can enforce the matter who's in the white house is the one let . >>chris: how does big labor feel about president trump at this point? the fact is growth is up. unemployment is down. he's using tariffs to break down trade barriers i know that you hate. what mark do you give donald trump on this labor day weekend? >> when he was elected i said i would call balls and strikes. when he did something good for workers, we support him.when he did something bad for workers, we would oppose him. unfortunately two dates, the things he's done to hurt workers outpace what he's done to help workers. he hasn't come up with an infrastructure program that could put a lot of us back to work. he overturned a regulation that would deny 5 million people over time that they would have
had. he overturned health and safety regulations that will hurt us on the job. enforcement of osha and am sure isn't what it should be. so we keep trying to find areas where we canwork with him . >>chris: let me ask you, 3.9 percent unemployment. 3.5 million jobs created. four percent dividend 4.2 gdp in the last quarter. don't you give him something for that? >> no, those are good! but wages are way down since the first of the year. gas prices have been way up so overall workers aren't doing as well. he passed a tax bill that encourages companies to outsource. we can agree to support something like that. every place we can, we do. but unfortunately right now, the scale is weighted against him because he's done more to
hurt workers and to help workers. >>chris: so you have launched a new big political campaign for the midterms. you have an ad out on the web right now. is it your hope that democrats would take back control of the house and senate? and block the trump agenda even though parts have been good for workers like creating 3 and a half million new jobs? >> it's not about democrats or republicans. it's about electing people that will support working people in this country. that's what we're looking to do. we started a couple months ago going door-to-door, member to member with our members saying what issues are important to you? we put those together. we will put them in front of candidates. those candidates that support the issues that our members say they want, need and should have are the candidates we will support. it probably will be democrats because unfortunately, democrats support working people more than republicans have. we'd like to change that but the reality is, democrats support working people more than republicans although we go candidate by candidate and we
support those republicans that support working people. >>chris: finally, this week, i looked at the presidential exit polls from 2016. hillary clinton be to donald trump and union households by just nine points. 51 percent to 42 percent which interestingly enough is the smallest democratic advantage since reagan in 1984. question, don't a lot of your members, union members, don't they support donald trump? >> actually, three percentage points more of our members voted for donald trump than they did for mitt romney. unfortunately, 10 percent of our members voted for hillary clinton. you talked about households. union members themselves are much higher percentage in there.
again, we give them all the facts. i believe in my membership, the rank-and-file, when they get the facts, they make the right decision every time. we are giving the facts on this president anybody who is running against him and they will ultimately decide which one of those candidates that they want to support. >>chris: thank you and thanks for sharing part of this labor day holiday weekend with us. we will stay on top of all of this. >> thanks for having me on and again, happy labor day. >>chris: when we come back, the trump administration opens the door to regulating google. our sunday panel returns to discuss the battle with big when you start sleeping on a tempur-pedic, the difference you feel is night... and day. you fall asleep cooler. stay asleep longer. and wake up feeling better than ever. that's the tempur-pedic difference. experience the most highly recommended bed in america.* during our labor day sales event, purchase a tempur luxe, elite, or breeze mattress and enjoy up to $550 off.
playing hardball with canada as he tries to rewrite the quarter century old nafta. we are back with the panel. congresswoman edwards, there was a lot of howling from democrats when president trump said he was going to revamp nafta but aren't there, i talked about it with richard trumka. aren't there a number of provisions in this agreement with mexico at least that are good for american workers. >> i think you also democrats very much want to see a north american free trade agreement that invests in workers and sections. both borders. i think you heard that from what richard trumka was saying. >>chris: but raising the wage to $16 an hour. >> right. those are actually things many of us as democrats have been calling for for a long time we can have free trade but if it's not fair on both sides of the
border, it really doesn't work. it doesn't keep workers here. and it doesn't make sure workers in mexico are being paid what they need. i don't think can have a north american free trade agreement without having the other part of north america which is canada in the deal too. >>chris: let me pick up on that with you marc lotter. talks with canada stalled on friday over two issues. one is continued protections in canada and secondly, the publishing of off the record comments by president trump where he basically said, i'm not going to offer any concessions at all to canada does this deal go through? i'm primarily talking about congress. does this deal go through without canada board? >> i think it makes it easier if canada's on board to get congress. the president is very clear he wants to get this done. he wants canada to be involved. if the question now can they
make enough concessions to make it there on both sides. i think they will. >>chris: let's turn to another big story this week and that is president trump complaining that google's search engine, when you put in president trump news. it has been calibrated to drown out conservative voices. the president and his team complained about that and he's talked about regulating google. here's the president. >> i've made it clear that we as a country cannot tolerate political censorship, blacklisting and rigged search results. we are not going to let them control what we can and cannot see, read and learn from. we can't do that. >>chris: first of all, from the best of your knowledge, is there political bias in the google search?
is it calibrated to drown out conservative voices and to push liberal point of view. secondly, what do you make of the threat by the president that the government might get involved in regulating google? >> to the best of my knowledge about google's algorithms is not very good. >>chris: that's why i ask, because i don't know. >> i would be very surprised if somebody at google said, let's set up the algorithm to drown out donald trump in any specific sense like that. i think these searches work in an incredibly complex ways that for some unconscious or neutral reason may be turning up what president trump claims they are turning up but it's just his claim. there's a bigger context for this which is, a lot of stuff going on at google. like a few months back, an employee circulating a memo internally claiming the company isolates conservatives internally. then he winds up on the outs.
there's a movement with google - - [indiscernible]. i think the president is pushing back against those things and he's more generally trying to turn google into just another part of this big fake news media that's been his big foil. there's been a lot of suspicion about these giant technology companies. i think in that sense, is trying to turn them into another one of his scapegoats to show everything is stacked against us. even the search engine. >>chris: your thoughts about whether the government should be regulating a company like google? are there first amendment issues and if they were to regulate the consumer number of things to make life difficult for google. >> no doubt. i think the fact that there is conservative values and social media. it's not just google, it's facebook, twitter.
probably the only place there is more conservative bias is silicon valley. the fact is a lot of people are getting their news from silicon valley in the way they weren't a few years ago. so trump is raising a valid point. where he loses me is when he says he wants the government to regulate. the only institution i trust less than google to regulate my search is the federal government. we need people to be more proactive in terms of where they get their news and how they consider their news. social media has given conservatives a voice they didn't have before because they don't have to go through the "washington post" and the new york times. we are also in these ideological silos where conservatives only read conservative news sources. and liberals only read liberal news sourcesbetween . we need to get out of our silos and read information from the other side.
>>chris: isn't there a legitimate concern, on this populist issue, about companies. whether it's google, facebook, twitter or amazon. these huge companies that have so much power and so much money and influence. >> i think the concern is really misplaced. you look at these entities, every time there's massive growth in this industry. something else starts up that becomes the next new thing. the member when twitter was the next new thing and instagram the next new thing. i think the dynamism in the industry allows that to create an environment where you can have a lot of different voices. if anything is getting in the way in terms of the government, i think it's saying, these decisions around net neutrality. because that makes it more difficult for conservatives or even far left views to get into
week". >> i just always felt there was magic in books because it takes you to other places. anywhere you want to go. you can find in a book. >>chris: the library of congress is not the first place you'd expect to see dolly parton. there she was celebrating her love of books. ♪. >> it's a story that begins back when she was growing up. one of 12 children in the smoky mountains of east tennessee. the daughter of robert lee parton. >> that he never had a chance to go to school. he couldn't read nor write. but he was really a smart person and often wondered what he might have done had he and education. >>chris: fast-forward to 95 and 26 are decided to start the imagination library.to give free books to children in her hometown. over the years, the program has spread across the country and overseas. a book every month to kids who
sign up from birth until they turned five and go to kindergarten . what does it mean to a child to get their own book mailed to them in their own name? >> and make them feel important. make them feel special. so of course it makes them want to do what the book is all about. learn to read it. >>chris: local communities pay for the books. but dolly's group pays for sending out more than 1 million a month which she helps cover through her companies and concerts and even a children's album. >> millions of dollars i'm sure. >>chris: it's that important to you? >> it's very important there are many things i do, this is the one nearest and dearest to my heart . >>chris: dolly has been performing for more than 60 years. she's 18 grammys and is in the country is a hall of fame. but she shows no sign ofat all slowing down. >> my music is everything to
me. it's my gift, i joy in my job. it's something i love to do and i never think about, that i should quit it.>>chris: which brings us back to the imagination library. i understand you have gotten a nickname from this program. >> i am the book lady. who knew? >> we are so honored that the hundred millions book. >>chris: there was dolly with the librarian of congress, donating the 100millions book . unveiling a coat of many colors. based on the coat from other made from her out of scraps of cloth. >> maybe we'll be back for our brilliant book. wouldn't that be nice! >>chris: what does that mean to you, library of congress, >> i know, here i am the little country girl. now one of my books about my mom and a story about my dad will be here forever in the library of congress. >>chris: dolly even gave us a little concert about the coat and her family and what better
to share her dream with so many♪ ♪ children? >> in my coat in the many colors my mama made for me. made from rags but i wore it ♪ ♪ so proudly. and although it had no money.♪ ♪ i was rich as i could be, in ♪ my coat of many colors, mama ♪ ♪ made for me. ♪ because she made it just for me. >>chris: dolly's imagination library teams up with the library of congress for a special story time for kids the last friday of each month streaming online. speaking of kids, want to introduce you to a special one, jack henry wallace. was born on friday, eight pounds six ounces. he will make his television debut in december as part of our annual christmas greeting. for now, the six wallace grandkid. jack, his mom and dad and his
proud grandpa are all doing well. that's it for today. have a great week and we'll see you next "fox news sunday". howie: on our buzz meter, president trump calls for jeff zucker and andy lack to be fired. president trump: the word is they are firing the head of nbc, what a great thing to do. howie: is that crossing the line for the president of the united states. cnn stand by its story saying cone is accusing the president of lying. >> this is such a mistake by cnn. everybody retracted their story except cnn. i like the guys