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>> how tough is that? >> not a lot of work around the house as you can tell. >> thank you for having me. i had a blast. >> caravan coming our way and saudi outrage coming their way, thousands marching and seeking asylum while have a world away, the saudi story over the death of a journalist facing a lot of doubters here. we report, you decide, which is the bigger threat? the crisis coming to our borders that no one seems able to stop or the crisis already gripping a royal kingdom they cannot seem to contain? we will talk to congresswoman
told the gathered about something that doesn't add up and a republican senator and democratic senator who says we must hold the saudi's to account because louisiana congressman john kennedy and ben partner here and only here and so is former acting ice director john allman on those thousands of migrants who are not taking no for an answer and some pretty savvy investors on why the markets are not sticking a fork in this and the guy who built this house, not only survived hurricane michael, barely got a scratch. just discovered what the guy did without spending a boatload of money to do it. a show that is your port in the storm and it starts now. neil: saudi arabia is confirming
that jamal khashoggi died in the consulate. the question is what we do in response. peter doocy has the latest, where the president is setting up another campaign event. we get the word out and the vote out. >> reporter: donald trump says he thinks the saudi's of taken a good first step in arresting some of the people they allege freaked out and hid jamal khashoggi's body after they say he died in a fistfight and this story has a lot of inconsistencies in it but the president is being cautious, the knee-jerk reaction that could jeopardize the weapons deal because he's worried about the impact that could have on us workers. >> before i start doing that, i have spoken with kim and the
crown prince. we are getting close to solving a very big problem. i prefer we don't use as retribution canceling $110 billion worth of work with 600,000 jobs. >> that is significant because foreign relations don't rank high on any polls of midterm voters the economy ranks at the top, number one or 2 with healthcare as the thing people care most about but the president accepted the saudi story so far is not shared by his best friends on capitol hill. lindsey graham tweeted to say i'm skeptical of the narrative about jamal khashoggi is an understatement. the president is making his third campaign rally in three days so it is entirely possible we will hear some new announcement about the us and saudi relationship, and is
expected to be on the senate race, senator dean heller has a tough race and midterm voting begins early voting at 11:00 local time, half the ballots in this state cast by election day. >> the saudis are out with this, we don't know what the turks will say about this because they have a different take on this. let's get the read from louisiana senator john kennedy who joins us on the phone. what do you make of their take of what happened? >> number one we will never figure out exactly what happened. our foreign policy should be based on value. we need to condemn this conduct by the saudi's, congress needs to do it with the president. we shouldn't blow up the middle east doing it but with the exception of israel and the middle east we are not doing
that. they are authoritarian despots. in terms of western values, if you hang saudis here and destroy the relationship with saudi arabia, the real horse feed is iran. the centers of power in the middle east, turkey, iran, saudi arabia. the most aggressive is iran, trying to take over the middle east, start a nuclear war, israel is not just on standby. i understand some of my colleagues are in good faith, i say that sincerely. they want to see saudi arabia and other countries adopt western values. we tried that interact? how's that working out? there are others in this debate, it is political.
they would love to see the president be responsible for blowing up the middle east. >> do you believe the saudis? they have a dozen individuals, maybe more when all is said and done including an 18 member security force that includes a very close confidant of the prince and said i don't do anything from my own head without an order. i'm an employee and executor, he would take no action. >> do i believe the saudis? i have no idea, we will never find out, this could happen in any country in the middle east, sad to say but jamal khashoggi was perceived as an enemy by an authoritarian government. they killed him. weather was manslaughter or murder i don't know.
all i'm saying is we should condemn it in the strictest terms. this is about world order, democrats and republicans and the president ought to do it together but if you express shock, i am shocked this happened in the middle east and destroy a relationship with saudi arabia which in many ways compared to western values we cherish as an outlaw you're hanging the wrong horsemeat. >> i understand but i went to get your take, steve mnuchin is going to saudi arabia to participate in a meeting of security officials and middle eastern counterparts in dealing with terror and that sort of thing and some of those are going to be the very security
services that might have been caught up in this. that is a little weird. >> i don't think it is a mistake for donald trump to proceed cautiously in this thing. he's going to be criticized by some saying we have to enforce western values in the middle east. i wish we could. i wish we could but it is a cold, hard, dangerous world in the middle east and you are not dealing with altar boys. all i am saying is we need to condemn the saudi conduct in the strongest possible terms but if we take out saudi arabia and allow iran to gain a foothold in lebanon, syria, yemen, we will end up in a war and you are dealing with outlaws. that is the way it is.
they are authoritarian despots and if you hang the saudis you're hanging the wrong horsemeat. the real horsemeat is iran and that is the way i see it. as i said the other day i trust sushi. we live in a cold hard world and that is the way it is. neil: ben carson's view of this, including what is happening in mexico, guatemala, on this bridge, these are thousands of migrants who want to move through mexico and get to the united states, easier said than done and develop and half a mile away, what is going on in london where protesters say what about that brexit vote to separate from the european union, can we do a do over on that? >> why did you say? that's why quicken loans created our new, exclusive
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neil: the saudis they they will take action in the future to roundup anyone culpable in the data this washington post reporter but the financial impact will be quite another. we have tens of millions of dollars at stake globally, more important than whatever back and forth we have been having with china. tracy carrasco is looking into that. >> reporter: defense stocks could be in focus as questions mount for the united states and saudi arabia over the death of journalist jamal khashoggi as the saudi consulate in istanbul earlier this month will respond to any, quote, threats or sanctions against it and the stock market plunged, continued volatility this week following donald trump's warning of severe punishment over jamal
khashoggi's disappearance but yesterday the president reaffirmed he does not want to cost us jobs by end messaging us sales of military equipment to the saudis. >> spent $450 billion on buying and investing the united states, i hope we can keep that open, plenty of other things we can do. >> reporter: escalating tensions have investors concerned that economic sanctions could infect investments linked to the public investment fund, one of the largest in the world with $220 billion in stake around the globe. oil and 3% for the week to 59-12 a barrel despite the us saudi stress, maybe because of reports of an increase in oil supplies and we have seen business and political leaders dropping out of the upcoming high profile investment in saudi arabia which highlights the country as a place to do business. a number of ceos including jamie
diamond and bill ford will not be attending. steve mnuchin canceled his attendance though he will attend an anti-terror finance meeting with saudi security officials later this month. a number of media outlets including foxbusiness, the new york times, bloomberg, cnn and the financial times have withdrawn from the event. heather: thank you, we have an update, the king has said he ordered his son the prince to revamp the intelligence service, policing the refrigerator to make sure no one gets into it. let's get the read on the market fallout from all of this. melissa, contained reaction may be thinking there is a contained response. >> i think this is noise for the market. the market has bigger concerns
with the chinese tariffs. and if you look at selling from last week in the market this week is a big nothing burger. from august until october the market ran up a new heights and came down, we are trading in the same range of the dow and s&p two months ago which isn't a big deal. not like we had a huge massive selloff. we are at the same price point we were a few weeks ago so i don't think this will affect the market long-term. and it gets blown out of proportion and that is why trump is being very diplomatic, didn't rush to conclusions and said the guys definitely debt and blame the prince, we are waiting to see what is happening if there are recordings because that would say what happened. neil: the cia has heard or looked at some of them so we don't know for sure but i went to say if it gets severe the
president has argued we have a lot of financial commitments with the saudi's, $50 billion in the last couple years, $10 billion last year with the defense agreement so a lot is on the line. >> the president businessman in chief saying we will do business as usual, something you haven't heard from anybody else around the world. they are not going to. this is about the books. it will be business as usual, farther from what happened and it will be back to other things affecting the market. the market is on the ledge here, it is 5% off of the highs. there is a slew of industries at new lows, and break the loans over the last two weeks we have another big letdown and i hope
you don't break, potentially if a tape comes out in good markets, good markets will ignore bad news. and add markets bad news is look out. it will be a big week to two weeks. >> google and amazon report thursday night. if they perform well in the market -- >> up $30, the growth name drops $45 in two days, that is what the market is doing. heather: a few ways to look at this, oil is a nothing burger, defense stocks came back. the area that is quickly hit including the saudi currency and saudi markets, everything came down. >> the 1970s impact of the saudi arabia situation, that will go into some markets unlike the old days when they cut us off.
the pipeline out of saudi arabia is cached to tech companies at this point. saudi arabia is on the way to the wealth fund, a 5% stake in tesla and another american car startup, they are turning their oil revenue into an investment fund of epic proportions. heather: we want part of that. >> of course we do which is why the president is not being dramatic which is good. investors know saudi arabia is not really -- one of the safest places to be believe it or not. if you go to the committee to protect journalism which is an excellent site, thousand journalists killed since 93, only one saudi arabia and that was al qaeda. heather: a big nothing again but the one i will say, this open forward thinking government,
arrested and detained a lot of this, the crown prince crackdown on his own family and imprisoned them. but extracted $100 billion. my point is to all your points earlier, we don't expect that in this region of the world but it is a reminder how this one journalist -- disproportionately skewed the picture. >> saying one thing and doing another and drop the news on the 15th page of the newspaper so no one is talking about it. there is plenty of bad people and plenty of bad places around the globe. the hope is this prince will bring the culture up to snuff but then this happens. heather: i want to show you
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doesn't want that. we don't want them. heather: the president talking about the caravan crisis from 2000-4000 migrants strong, not from mexico, south of mexico or guatemala, honduras as well or make their way through mexico, go back to the us border and get into here, griff jenkins at the us-mexico border in mission texas. what do we do when they do arrive? >> that is the operative question because border patrol agents, monitoring the guatemala mexican border traveling and monitoring where the group is as they work their way here. it will be days, hundreds of miles if not a from where i am
but the border patrol is the best doing border security but they have overwhelming numbers and they come with the caravan meaning serious trouble. officials tell me they are encouraged by the fact. down 500 or more to the mexico guatemala border but it is a match against the mob scene we see play out. in this area, 300% are coming, we have 600 illegal crossings a day. if you look at me, this family, 6 right here, came in the last half-hour and may have a little video, they came across the river which is 200 yards behind me to the south. a smuggler brazenly bringing in that raft, we encountered as we came across it. interestingly enough he got the
cell phone and officials tell me this is business as usual, bringing it across and walk peacefully up to border patrol agents and surrender themselves and claim asylum. the centers are full, they don't have any room for family units or unaccompanied minor children, the catch and release look out, and the problem continues every day, 24 hours a day. heather: griff jenkins will the president has indicated authorities getting on top of this. in central america, it could because if they don't get on top of it and we would consider adding more troops to the border. mexicans are hard-pressed to deal with the situation, a standoff that this bridge on the guatemala mexico border. we are getting various estimates
how many are there. whether they are all from one area, guatemala comes to mind, the last caravan, keeping an eye on it and it is turning out to be a very big midterm issue more than two weeks out. let's go to the federalist, this has emerged as a very hot issue. >> 76% of americans in a recent harvard harris poll so they don't attract the open border ideology the democratic party has been pushing. member of the democratic party have been saying we should be accepting caravans and individuals along the border, we should abolish ice and things like that when that doesn't align with the vast majority of americans who think we should have a border and should have law and order in those places and for democrats to say those
things shows a fundamental misunderstanding of what america is and what it stands for. you and i know this is the only place in the world where citizenship is not defined by nationality but by mores, thoughts, characters and habits. to be american, all we ask is you believe in our system and way of life, you want to become like one of us and want to be free. that is all we ask in the behavior from a lot of these migrant caravans indicate they are not up to that challenge. heather: neil: we are used to seeing trouble at the border that we forget this plays out across the globe. what syria and europe are dealing with. now what is happening on the southern border where they can't get a handle on it is out of control. >> completely out of control. it is interesting, our world has had a reckoning when it comes to what we think of border security
and what we think of nationality in general and nationalism, the good part of nationalism, not the key part that we associate with that word and what it means to protect and defend our sovereignty and way of life and that is the question mexico has to grapple with right now, the question of many countries in europe had to grapple with, the question that we in the united states had to grapple with over the past year. neil: breaking news, they are apprehending along the border where you are. >> reporter: that is right. we want to show you since i talked to you another group is coming as well, joining agent rivera over here. one agents working the river. these people are not trying to evade or run like we saw yesterday because they are going
to be arrested because they entered illegally into the us. one of the individuals has an injury, agent rivera telling me there is a third group en route as well so we will monitor it. heather: so many crowd so little time. i wanted to get across the globe to what is happening in london. remember brexit, that vote was two years ago. a lot of brits in london say can we do a do over? we are not a fan of that but it is still scheduled to happen but they can't agree to a time to implement it but these londoners are saying this is a bad idea and it is leading to a lot of disruption in the european markets. more on that after this. >> the collective we. it's really this constant juxtaposition
neil: all you need is a dollar and a dream or $2 and a dream, keep treating because there's no winter yet in the mega millions jackpot as it searches to $1.2 billion. what happens now? >> reporter: i would bet $2 on $1.6 billion any day. we watched a change from the m to a b for $1 billion and now it is $1.6 billion. what do you do with that? less like the winning numbers were 15, 23, 53, 65 and 70 and the mega ball was 7. no winners and again jackpot rolled over again. it has been happening since july, no winners for a total of 25 times. it is the largest lottery history and the cash payout of $904 million, your odds are slim to one, one in 302.5 million. you are more likely to be killed
by a vending machine, achieve statehood, be struck by lightning or be drafted by the nba but it has not stopped people from trying even though your odds keep decreasing. >> it is like doctor evil in the austin powers movies. $1.6 billion. >> my number is 14. i was born on the 14th, he was born on the 14th and we got married on the 14th. >> reporter: don't throw away all of your tickets. even if you don't match all 6 numbers the mega millions officials sold 34.4 million winning tickets, some of them even though they were not jackpot were worth as much as $1 million so that is look online and make sure you didn't win something small, 1 million could go a long way. neil: voice of reason, what to do if you win or construct your
life after that. an accountant, good to see you. the fact that you are here means you didn't win. >> you as well. neil: so let me get your take on this. everyone -- when i hear people who spend hundreds of dollars to buy tickets is what do you think of that? >> if you put this in perspective, list your americans spent $80 billion in lottery tickets. i wouldn't say that is from the 1%. when you break it down you could say this is a tax on the middle class and lower classes financially because they are putting a lot of money into this and it is deceiving. even this $1.6 billion number is not what you get. it is based on an annuity over 30 years. neil: got to them something,
they are getting -- >> you are getting about a third. if you think because what happens you get 65% of that number if you take a lump sum, then cut that in half. neil: if you were to win would you take a lump sum? >> yes i would. i would not leave that money and someone else's hands. neil: a lot of people seek out good accountants and want to remain anonymous, hard to do. how would you guide them? the story of lottery winners, hard to do in this case. do they lose the money? >> they do. neil: doesn't matter, if you spend more than you have you will go broke. how would you guide people who come into a fortune? >> first thing as it pertains to
this lottery is this is a bear instrument. you got to protect that ticket until you handed in. if for some reason it blows away in the wind and someone else picks it up it is their winnings. the first thing is you got to put that ticket somewhere safe, then sit back and say what is the plane? only 6 states allow you to collect the money anonymously. everyone else you have to come forward. neil: how do you enforce that? >> that is one aspect. the other aspect is the integrity of the game. they want people to know there is a real winner. there actually is a real person winning this money. the first step is pay off all your debts as you start the process. after that, go on vacation, get out of the spotlight, let people forget about you. the come back, a process of conservative investment. with that kind of money no
reason to pay offense. neil: you find new friends and family members, how do you deal with that? >> that is tough. go on a long vacation for a while. get off of social media. you don't want people to find you at this point. go underground for a while, take care of business and family and do what you need to do and then resurface slowly. neil: you have no problem with people playing again and again. >> it is gambling like any other vice. you don't want to go overboard. keep it in check it is not a bad investment if you get over your head. neil: what about people who say they will go back to work? >> i would go back to work for me because i have no other outside interests. i need something to do.
you can only play so much golf or whatever. neil: hard to believe. you got to be in it to win it. we shall see. you are the best. it is one of the more stunning images post hurricane michael. this house, close look at it, ravaged around it, virtually unscathed. how did the guy do that who owns this place? he is next. aging. we distribute environmentally-friendly packaging for restaurants. and we've grown substantially. so i switched to the spark cash card from capital one. i earn unlimited 2% cash back on everything i buy. and last year, i earned $36,000 in cash back. that's right, $36,000. which i used to offer health insurance to my employees. my unlimited 2% cash back is more than just a perk, it's our healthcare. can i say it? what's in your wallet? a moment of joy. a source of inspiration. an act of kindness.
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the phone with us, good to have you back with us. how did you do that? what did you do with this house to make it withstand this? >> thank you for having me, appreciate the chance to talk about the house because it is a valuable thing for the folks to understand what we can do with modern construction. how did we do it? we complied and went above and beyond all the codes required for the house and consistently asked what is the next structural thing and the costs for that and if it wasn't much more we foot the bill for it and added it on. neil: not only did you add it on but you built this for the storm of the millennium. able to withstand 250 mile an hour winds, much more than a typical category 5 storm.
i was amazed at things you did to make sure it could. can you tell me a couple things you did that are different in this house versus others? >> the pilings the house rests on our 40 feet long and go 20 feet below, at the top of those pilings steel brackets create union with the girders, made of the same reinforced concrete. those girders have vertical rebar and concrete walls are on that and the walls are mounted and united by steel and concrete 28 feet down in the ground, that goes all the way to the roof. in the roof we used tiedowns, the company is simpson strong tie, a great company and the tiedowns allowed us to anchor our roof to the top of those strong walls.
then you have to have an insulating material under your roof, cell foam has a lot of structural integrity. we had a lot of engineering went into it. so that the wind couldn't get under the roof. we closed the socket. people asked what our siding is. everything you see on the that is white and gray trim around the windows is james hardie company. that soffit is their product and the wind can't get under it. neil: how much more was it when you were building this house, you are doing it with your uncle then it would be if you had gone to the code that was accepted
already in the area? >> my uncle and i estimate it was 15%, to 20% over conventional construction. neil: that is amazing, history three or four times the price of typical construction and you say 20% more. >> i definitely saying that. you have concrete, there is a rub off in cost. it is more costly, don't get me wrong but put everything together, 15% to 20% more. this home is energy efficient, reinstallation is a lot better and energy costs lower. there is savings to be had that you will reap the benefit down the road for this type of construction.
neil: and you rent this home after your renters evacuated per suggestion by the governor and others but they could have stated whether this. not that i advising that. >> reporter: i would have had them out there for sure. could they have survived? theoretically years they could but we built this house when the storm passed i we would have something to come back to. not something to stay in during the storm under no circumstances to stay in harm's way nor what i advise them to believe they could withstand a hurricane and stay in it. neil: looking to the right of the screen you have video the security camera set up flashing back video during the storm and the place was holding up well.
were you surprised by that? >> at that point when i was seeing the video, all the construction decisions were fresh in my mind, the house was completed in april of this year. we built it for the big one but had no it would no idea it would come so soon. all of that was fresh in my mind. i was looking at the roof and watching the force of the wind and thinking about those tiedowns and all the structure of the roof and the wall and how much wind the wall must be taking at that moment. i won't say i watched that media seeing ideal confidence but i didn't have that at all. i had all the worries and concerns about with the household up. neil: it certainly did. you and your uncle didn't break the bank to do it so obviously there were lessons to be learned. thank you, good having you.
>> thank you. neil: 18% to 20% more. a lot of people say a lot more. so is the cost of a new house to replace a destroyed one. lessons that can be learned after this. me feel. it was like that feeling when you're mowing the lawn on a sunny day... ...and without even trying, you end up with one last strip that's exactly the width of your mower. when you're done, it looks so good you post a picture on social media. and it gets 127 likes. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance.
neil: this is the situation going on the last couple days, building up a little bit today on the mexico guatemala border, mexico looking for help from the united nations, looking for the commissioner for refugees self identified legitimate asylum-seekers saying all 2000, 4000, hard to get a firm number, seeking asylum or legitimate asylum. the president made it clear you got to get on top of this or there could be hell to pay.
also tweeted out that this is getting to be a very big issue. the latest week, democrats would stop being obstructionist and come together we could write up and agree new immigration laws in less than one hour, look at the needless pain and suffering there causing a hardship on the border, chuck and nancy, call me. we are on top of that. hurricane michael fallout and whether you can protect yourself from a hurricane and have the us taxpayer save in the future. i want a read of this, just showed you this vulnerable home in mexico beach, florida virtually unscathed, built to withstand 250 mile an hour winds, stronger than a category 5. is it okay? that caught the attention of
fema director michael brown. what is remarkable about what this guy did is he did it, 50% more in construction costs. might seem like a lot it is a lot but it is a lot cheaper than a destroyed home. >> he is my new hero. he should personify what every american citizen should think about about how they do their construction, how they do their business, not just in hurricane zones but tornadoes, blizzards, whatever it is. the problem is in the united states, we focus so much on response. response is exciting, we get to save lives and protect property. first responders come in and everybody loves that. what is not very sexy is mitigation. how do we do the kinds of things he has done so you don't have the downtime, the lost resources, the rebuilding. think about investor owned utilities.
i want to scream at investment owned utilities because one of the problems in mexico city in this area and almost every area, doesn't have to be a hurricane, you can't get the power grid up. the power grid is the backbone of the american economy. think about spending a little extra money over time to bury all these power lines so all you have to do is make sure your substations are back up, power is back up, you could recover so much quicker, better for the economy and citizens of the country. so he personifies exactly those efforts. neil: the remarkable thing about it, we have seen hurricanes and natural disasters occurring sometimes in the same area and we raised the building code. i remember after sandy they did that to beachfront property,
higher pilings and more secure pilings, more resistant windows and the like it is is good but obviously not this good or prepared for this type of thing, not that alarming and increased cost. i am wondering whether you can enforce those stringent building requirements to get everybody on board. 15% to 20% more is not a small amount, but is a good investment to consider. >> it is a good investment. the about the roi. i thought he said 10% to 15% but whatever it might be, i think the return on investment, he doesn't have the downtime of having to rebuild that property. everybody around him has done what he has done, that economy would already be churning again, money would be turning over, people would be back there. i can recall in 2004 jeb bush going to a place, florida has the best building codes in the country.
i remember staring at a school building where one building over here was completely unscathed and the other building over here was completely destroyed. two schools next to each other. i turned to jeb and said what is the difference? he said this is post new building code, that is pre--- think about the cost of rebuilding. you have all the downtime and lost opportunity costs that people don't think about. if we think about mitigation in those terms we would see the impact of the disaster being much more minimalized i guess. neil: i wonder what they do in mexico beach. they are looking at how well it stood up and obviously rebuilding in the same area. you think they go as high as his code or the old code which was pretty stiff as you know but
obviously not enough. >> that is what politicians are elected to do, to look at what we can do to make sure in our community we do the best we can for public health and safety. maybe does not his standard but maybe some compromise in between. i emphasize you have that money up front, which i know people are registered to do that, spend that money up front, on the back end you save so much money. i could go off on now americans don't save or do this, if we think about the things and roi on it and we'd be so much better off. >> neil: the right and left would readily agree with you. it saves a lot of green. michael, good having you. >> thank you. >> neil: that's a big issue going forward and we thought we'd pounce on this because
there are ways to mitigate the damage from the disasters and they're going to happen with greater frequency, so we're told. so here is more right now on the saudi crackdown on this group they insist was behind the killing of jamal khashoggi, "the washington post" journalist. 18 saudi suspects are now in custody and they include two interesting individuals, very high up in the kingdom. a two-star general, he was the architect on the war in yemen and the war effort there and the communications director for lack of a better term, for the crowned prince. what's having about al-katain, he famously said less than a year ago, i don't do anything, quoting here, from my own head. i'm an employee and executor of my king and my crowned prince. of course, the crown prince is
the son of the king and he has not been directly implicated in this and might stave off punishment. the president is weighing what to do in reaction to all of that. we've got democratic senator ben carden from maryland joining us, an instrumental player in this, he sits on the foreign relations committee. . >> good to be with you, thanks. >> neil: what do you make of this. it's a cast of characters, 18 under custody, all with very close ties to the kroupd prince, but we're told not the crowned prince. what do you make of this? >> first, it's hard to believe we're getting the real account here. the saudis have changed the story line several times. first they said the reporter left unharmed. secondly, they said it was interrogation that went astray. and now, we're hearing that it was some violence at that took pla
place. we don't have the body, we don't know what happened to the body. we do believe that they tried to destroy the body. the forensics would be helpful to understand what happened. it's hard to comprehend that a mission like this could have taken place without the royal family being involved. >> then we could say that the royal family was involved and what do we do in response? what do you think? sir? we're going to try to fix that. in the meantime, stressing a little bit of a difference here in how the players are trying to handle it. they are convinced right now, and that's in saudi arabia, what they're saying is that the crown prince knew nothing about what was going on here. and the senator is following this issue very, very closely and he thinks that we do not
want to cut of off our nose to spite our face. the fact is we do a lot of business with the saudis and if we want to give that away, too, we're only harming our long-term economy and the people who depend on those jobs. peter doocy in nevada where it will be a big theme. >> we'll wait and see, the president likes to talk about the news of the day, as you know, neil. something that we noticed while out west, his strategy has changed a bit since the 2016 cycle. in 2016 he had one person he was running against, hillary clinton. in 2018 as he goes around the country, he's got a bunch of democrats that he's running against so he's trying to establish a clear contrast between his ideas and those of the democratic leadership. >> or crying chuck schumer and the radical democrats take control of congress on november
6th, they will try to plunge our country into a nightmare of gridlock, poverty, and chaos. you know that. it's going to be a mess. democrats want to raise your taxes, impose socialism on our country, turn us into a venezuela, turn us into another venezuela, take away your health care, destroy your second amendment, and democrats want to throw your borders wide open to deadly drugs and ruthless gangs. >> immigration is becoming a bigger and bigger issue in these midterms. the president wants to make sure that everybody at these rallies is aware of that caravan, as he calls it, of thousands of central american migrants making their way through mexico towards-- or trying to get through mexico towards the southern border and so border security building the wall again, rising an importance-- or rising in terms of where they are elevated in the president's remarks. but today he's got another
purpose. he's trying to help incumbent republican dean heller which is a reliable yes vote for republicans on big ticket items like taxes and supreme court justices. but he's got a challenge from the congress woman. today is a good day to have a valley in nevada early voting starts this morning. and theoretically all the people could leave here and vote if inspired to. but one thing might throw off a lot of that. a lot of people here are not from nevada. i spoke to people who drive as far as 500 miles from oregon to be here. >> neil: incredible. thank you, very very much. i think we've got things with senator ben cardin from maryland. and i want your thoughts how we could respond to the saudis. the president indicated, look, we do a lot of business with these guys. be very, very careful, you're only going to hurt american workers if you start canceling
contracts and the like. what do you say to that? >> neil, it's good to be back with you. you're going to find that democrats and republicans want to work together on this one. we want to have a unified foreign policy. our foreign policy is best when it's embedded in our values. what happened with the saudi leadership here is certainly very, very troublesome. there's got to be consequences to it. but let's be strategic as to how we use this and how the investigation is completed. the united states needs to show international leadership to let the saudis that this type of conduct cannot continue. >> neil: there have been a lot of people are saying this is history repeating itself. if we deal with the saudis, and like turning our back on the sha of iran and the guy after him was worse. and we could go too far here and all of a sudden we're in bed with a bigger devil? >> let's recognize the
relationship with the united states is critically important to the kingdom of saudi arabia, it's not one-sided. it's beneficial to both sides of our partnership. the saudis need to understand that there's consequences to this type of action, that this violates the basic norms of international law and what they did, there is consequences to. so i think we can do both. the strategic partnership needs to continue and our reaction needs to be focused on accountability for this tragedy. >> neil: and you know, you are right in saying a lot of our republican colleagues agree. there's a far more tougher response to this so far in the senate and you and your republican colleagues than from the president. what could you envision the senate response being? >> well, i think the senate's going to want to take a pretty tough response and i do look forward to working with the administration. we are stronger when we work together, but it's clear to the members of the senate, both democrats and republicans, particularly those who serve on
the committees dealing with foreign policy, that united states needs to lead to make it clear to the saudis that there's consequences when they violate these basic norms and particularly when you're dealing with a reporter with the attack on the media, all of those issues underscore the importance for u.s. leadership. >> if i could switch gears, senator. in caravan approaching the united states right now stuck on this bridge along guatemala and mexico border, they're all seeking asylum and the president wonders whether they're all legitimately seeking asylum and he's warned mexico you've got to deal with this. what do you think should happen? >> i listened to-- or saw the president's tweet on this. look, this caravan should be dealt with before it comes to the united states, that is true. those that have legitimate asylum requests should be handled with the respect that we give to asylum seekers.
those who are not part of that should not hopefully get into mexico let alone into the united states. we need to deal with this issue and segregate those that have legitimate claims for asylum. i'm pleased to see that there will be some international representatives from the united nations there to help in sorting this out. i hope on the southern border of mexico, but let me just tell the president. we need comprehensive immigration reform. it was the republican leadership that didn't bring up comprehensive immigration reform. the border wall will not stop a caravan from coming into the united states. we have to have sensible immigration laws and we need the presidential leadership in bringing about the sensible changes. >> neil: you might be surprised to hear that the president disagrees with that characterization, he tweeted out a few minutes ago. [laughter] he tweeted out a few minutes ago if democrats would stop becoming obstructionist, we could agree and write up a new
immigration law in an hour. what do you think about that? >> the democrats cannot bring a bill up on the floor of the senate and house and republicans have not brought up a single comprehensive immigration reform bill in these two years. they control the president, house and senate and they didn't want to take the subject up because they're afraid it's too toxic politically. we do need comprehensive immigration reform. we've got to protect the dreamers and tps and work to get it done. >> neil: quickly, sir. the president threatened he would look at aid to central america. >> we should deal with central america, we're providing assistance to improve the living conditions and enforcement of laws against the gangs in that part of the world. we need to see results. i agree with the president, there needs to be accountability, but the u.s. partnership is critically important to improve the lives in central america, which help
us deal with less problems on our borders. >> neil: senator ben cardin, i apologize for the technical snafu. very good seeing you again. >> good seeing you. >> neil: all right, senator c d cardin. where do they go? we know they're not happy on the bridge and doing their darnedest to make sure they don't progress too far. you know how this goes after this. (burke) fender-biter.
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jani janice elliss, and to the left of the panel here, he's the latest. cortez, from california, al green of texas, democrats all impeachment, impeachment, impeachment all. >> yeah, but what they maybe don't understand and don't remember, don't know, it doesn't matter if we impeach trump if we win the house and they impeach trump, at the end of the day if the senate couldn't convict him we still have trumped. two presidents have been impeached, johnson and clinton. >> neil: that's not quite what i asked. what i asked is to start the process, should they even be raising that? >> joe biden game out and said it's extreme. and maxine water is pushing.
>> neil: not just maxine. >> you could win the house and drive the president crazy with oversight hearings and drive him nuts and maybe that's the way to go, defeat instead of impeach. >> neil: what do you think of that? >> well, the impeachment talk is another form of a tantrum and we've been seeing these tantrums from folks who are ill-disposed for the president on the left and right. certainly from the left since november, 2016. as kathy points out, it would be exceedingly counterproductive also for the democrats to run on this. when basically what they're saying, we're going to impeach. if they say we're going to completely waste the american public's time. >> neil: but it does rally the day. and it does rally the right to talk about them rallying the left. >> i think it does and especially off the political overplaying of the democrats' hand from kavanaugh. we're seeing that they're keeping in analysis and run on
this terrible messaging saying it's entirely political and undermine the american people and i think it's riling the evangelical base. the conservatives policies we're hearing from so many families nationally that are so upset about this type of political maneuvering rather than preserving and protecting the rule of law and the constitution, i think for the midterms there's going to be a lot of president trump's evangelical base that's going to vote and it's going to back fire majorly against the democrats. >> neil: do you think that happens? i think in midterms and you can correct me if i'm wrong, i don't think i am. >> you're never wrong, neil. >> neil: anger gets people to the polls. there's anger on the left they've never reconciled that donald trump is president and it's like a syndrome. >> the impeachment talk, it's going to rally the ones in the middle. >> neil: you're against it? >> yeah, i think that defeat is better than impeach. the democrats have to focus on
let's drive him crazy and in 2020, let's not waste our time with impeachment because it's a waste of time and the voters at the thick of it, all voters, they're the ones that are probably going to go against that impeachment message and they're going to vote republican and that's what's going to hurt. >> neil: and the issues that could dominate. the president is shrewd at this and he can see the caravan issue itself is galvanizing a lot of people on the right and i'm sure on the left as well. but to that point, is that going to be an issue that out of the blue just sends people to the polls? >> yeah, i definitely think it can, neil. and was kavanaugh, that debacle, that spectacle, awful thing started it all. i agree that the caravan and not only the caravan, but what president trump has accomplished, which should impress folks who are in the frustrated middle, that the president has actually been working with the government of
mexico successfully to try to prevent these people who are, i'm sure, in desperate straits, from traversing the entire country of mexico to travel to-- >> it's been emphasis on this, the southern border of mexico. changes the debate. >> it has, but i think to nan's point, the president has been very cooperative with working on this, working with the united nations and i think that he's made immigration a very significant issue by saying that congress needs to actually fix this problem and so he's taken every single issue that's popped up and he has made this all about energizing his base and so to kathy's point. i don't think that the democrats have a good strategy on how to defeat this president because he's come out and actually taken those issues and dominated the media and he has been able to successfully galvanize. >> and he's done more to solve the problem which should impress anyone in the middle and not
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tom, what do you make of this? >> this has been ongoing for a while after the president stopped the family separations. we've got the 9th circuit with their decisions. there's no consequence, there's no deterrent of entry of families units. we're not surprised they're coming. >> neil: what do we do? the president made it clear since this is on the mexican southern border that the mexicans handle this and he dangled the possibility of cutting aid in the future if they do not. what do you think of that? >> i think -- i'm proud of the president. he threw down the gauntlet and he needs to. i said a week ago, i hope the administration gets with the government of mexico and have them stop these people at the southern border because people from central america cannot transit through mexico without a transit visa. and mexico say no or apply for
asylum in mexico. if they're escaping persecution in honduras, that's two countries away. this is not escaping fear and purse constitution, it's about getting here to the united states with family who is already here illegally. >> neil: and they're seeking from the united nations high commissioner for refugees to see who is an asylum case and who is not. how do they do that? >> depends on the thresholds when they interview these people. right now the numbers are real stark. if you look at those who actually show up in court in the united states that claim referee asylum, when they actually show up in court, 80% of them are losing their cases. eight out of ten lose their cases because of the frivolous
fraudulent claims. i'd like to see the thresholds to say yeah, you're legitimate or you're not. the vast majority are not an i si sigh-- asylum seekers, they're to join a spouse who is already here. >> neil: what if we process and that doesn't come cheap, given the numbers, what are we responsible to do here? >> look, if they get to the border and they stepped in the border and claim, they say the magic words, they have to be given due process. and that's-- that's the issue, right. >> neil: right. >> and that's what happened with the family separation and zero tolerance. instead of showing up at a border point and not be prosecuted and not be separated. the president needs to consider if they get to the border and get here illegally, they need to
be prosecuted. we are a nation of laws and if they don't, it will get worse. and another out there that was discussed within department of homeland security, if fails on the southern border of mexico, we can enter into an agreement mexico like we did with canada. if people come to the border, okay, we're going to hear your case and you're going to wait in mexico. and we do that with canada and then make them wait in mexico instead of being here in society and never show up at court. >> neil: and good luck with getting the mexicans-- of course, a new government is coming in. i'd be remiss if i didn't tell you the results of the fox news polls. what are issues motivating voters as we head to the polls. this immigration issue was darned near dead last behind
health care, reining in donald trump and the economy. are you surprised? >> i'm surprised. i think if you took the poll today, i think it would be different when you see the southern border and these people not taking respect for the country of guatemala or mexico to push themself up against law enforcement and hurting law enforcement, the american people are paying close attention. as far as what mexico will do to third country-- i was told last week that mexico would never step up and enforce the southern border. i have faith that mexico's going to do what they can to help the united states on this and we've got to have hope. we've got to try. what's going on isn't working and lays at the feet of congress. i would look at the head of cis and others and we went to the hill and told them the loopholes. we can only detain families for 20 days. we've got to change that.
the bar for asylum. and cash and release. congress had this issue a year and a half ago and failed to fix it. i agree with the president 100%. this is a democratic issue, they've created this issue to try to divide this country and the american people are watching this show and every show they watch, they need to hold their congressmen and senators responsibility. the number one responsibility is to protect this nation and the sovereignty of that nation and a lot of people on the hill isn't doing it. >> neil: they need to hold both sides accountable. director, good to see you again. >> good to see you, sir. >> neil: and the saudis say not exactly case solved, but case closed, really? their description of what led to the interrogation and the death of that washington post journalist that's confusing a lot of folks and for all i know, my next guest as well. hawaii congressman is next. a city with one of the highest increases of women-owned businesses in the u.s. it's really this constant juxtaposition
situation. the government there effectively saying they've got 18 saudi suspects in custody saying it was an interrogation gone bad as they had hinted at before. that it does not include the crown prince al salman. but it does include his aide, a general who was responsible for the saudi-led campaign in yemen that killed thousandses and the communications director to the crown prince al-qahtani who said repeatedly nothing comes out of his head unless it comes out of the prince's head or the king's head. and it's raising questions whether that's enough or beyond that for the crown prince. his father the king says he wants his son to continue investigate this, and some likened to the fox guarding the hen house. i don't know if that's the case here. this as the president plans his
own response to this and whether we should get tough with the saudis or extract something from them for all of this. let's get the read on this from congresswoman tulsi gabbard and she sits on the foreign affairs committee. good to have you. >> hello, neil. >> neil: your take on the saudi's take on what happened? do you believe it? >> which one? there are so many different versions that have come from the saudis on what happened and i think that really as we look through this, we've really got to challenge the bigger question here that is being posed to the president, to the administration and leaders in congress, which is saudi arabia is, in fact, not our ally. the evidence is overwhelming showing not only are their interests not aligned with our
national security interests. their interests undermines our national security interests. saudi arabia is a theocracy, theocratic dictatorship, and they have the ideology they spend billions exporting around the world which fuels terrorist groups like isis and al-qaeda. they are waging this centuries old sunni versus shia sectarian war which we have sideed with saudi arabia on, which is counter to our interest. and part of that sectarian war they're supporting, financing, groups in syria and yemen, as well as waging a genocidal war in yemen with the united states support that has killed tens of thousands of yemenee civilians and caused them to staffer and
suffer because of their blockage that is preventing food and medicine and necessities from getting to the individuals. and when we look at the murder this have journalist, it's one more reason we should end our alliance with saudi arabia and stop supporting this genocidal war. >> neil: if you end this, the president says it will be delicate in a region where friends are few and far between and 110 billion in arms, and benefits americans and contracts between our countries, you'd rip those up? >> only two points there, you talk about friends being few and far between. out of the list of the reasons i just named as to why saudi arabia's actions and interests are counter to and undermine our interests, i think we can hardly call them a friend. we've got to get better friends if that's the case.
friends whose interests actually align with ours. and secondly, this $110 billion arms deal that president trump keeps talking about, really speaks to the deeper problem here, that president trump is unfortunately acting like a businessman without a conscience who is willing to make the deal no matter what the cost. and if we have leaders in our country who can only create american jobs and improve our economy by selling weapons to a country that is waging a genocidal war that's killing tens of thousands of innocent children and civilians, then we need new leaders. the american people deserve better than that. the american people deserve a leader that's going to be able to build an economy and create jobs without having that incredible devastating human cost. >> neil: you know, you've said that about a new leader. there have been rumors leaking
that you're considering a presidential run in 2020, is that true? >> i'm focusing on the next two weeks ahead of us and continuing to serve hawaii and our country and hopefully getting a lot more like-minded leaders who are fighting for the interests of the people of our country, first and foremost. >> neil: so, you know, a lot of people have been following your career closely because you've taken on democrats and republicans, you're a firebrand within your party willing to take on your party. do you think that, i know you don't want to talk about running for president now, but do you think that that hurts you in your party, in the bigger scheme of things? >> you know, i don't think about the, you know, what is politically advantageous or not politically advantageous. i think that's largely what's wrong with our politics today. we have people within both parties who are thinking more about the political win or how they get that political advantage rather than actually taking into account what are we
doing to help alleviate the suffering of people in our country? how are we actually working to solve the problems that have existed, yes, within the last few years, but have existed for a very long time through a republicans and democrat administrations. i think the more we're focusing on how we can act together to solve the major problems that exist within every community in this country shall the better off we'll be. >> neil: do you worry, speaking about your party, congress woman that so many of those running for congress, the senate or even those contemplating president, to lead an effort to impeach the president or go after the president or things like that? >> what i worry about is this whole tribalism and us versus them tone that our politics have kind of been overwhelmed by, has been taken over by and there are people within both parties that
can and should be blamed for this. once again, if we're focusing on dividing people based on political benefit, based on how can i foment enough anger and bigotry and hatred in order to get a political advantage, then that undermines the values and principles that make our country strong. you know, this is -- there's so much opportunity there and the more that people are being divided by politicians for their own selfish or personal or powerful gain, then they're actually doing a disservice to the people who they are seeking to try to serve and i think that's the point here, we've got to focus on our mission, first and foremost the people serving our country. not special interest interest. we've got to focus on the people foremost. >> neil: i would be remiss if i didn't mention the caravan from
guatemala, and 4,000 strong and the president said mexico deal with this or central america deal with this or cut aid to this. what do you think of that? >> this is one of those areas where we, both democrats and republicans need to come together on and work together to address. it's a complicated issue that has to deal, obviously, with our border security, but also with our relationships with countries in central and south america. >> neil: do you agree with his approach that is, deal with this or aid could be on the block? >> oh, i think it's a little more nuanced than that and i think there are deeper issues that have to be worked to be addressed to make it so we're not dealing with people who for many reasons are rushing both towards mexico's borders, basically trying to make their way north, so i think we have pea got to actually address the heart of those issues. >> neil: do you think all of these folks are asylum seekers?
because the president clearly does not. >> i don't know. i don't know. clearly there's something that they're running away from, but i don't know the details enough of each of these situations and each of the countries that they're leaving and what's driving them to leave their homes. obviously, it's something very extreme. >> neil: all right. i'm going to indulge one more time and probably get angry with me, but we're coming remote so i'm going to deal with it. the potential consideration of a presidential run. you're around 37 years old. do you think that's too young to run for president? >> no. >> neil: okay. here we go. have a nice day. no, seriously, thank you very, very much tulsi gabbard and her reaction to the caravan developments, the situation now in saudi arabia and whether 37 is too young to run to are president. apparently not. more after this. source of ins. an act of kindness.
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>> i want to take you live to -- is this las vegas? joe biden is addressing this group, sort of teasing a presidential run. we don't know. and my next guest, he's running for governor in the beautiful state of nevada and joins us now. sir, very good to have you. >> thanks so much for having me, neil. neil: it's good to have you. we called your democratic opponent, and he's not gotten back to us. hope springs eternal. let me get your sense of this race. and it's tight as a tick here and now joe biden coming in and the heavy hitters coming out. how do you assess things right now? >> well, it's incredibly important race not only who is going to lead our state going forward. we want to decide whether we're going to keep our independent
spirit, a western libertarian state or move closer to california and i think it's palpable across the state. neil: vegas, nevada is in a comeback and with the economic recovery something the president has been pushing and you're saying it's safer to have it in republican hands when that's the case. the polls are very, very tight here. you're a known quality throughout the state. it's in the urban areas and particularly las vegas where your opponent says he's got the advantage. how do you assess the ultimate battle ground? what will it be? >> well, we campaign in every corner of this state. certainly, having the president come here today in elko. the rurals feel like they're ignored. having the president come here, you're going to see thousands and thousands of people come here. this is incredibly important, about getting people to the polls and motivated. i think our people are motivated
and they understand the stakes for this race and we feel very good. neil: rougher surprised? maybe this reflects in national polls and maybe it's not reflected in polls, that the economy is doing very, very well. and markets as of lately have been soaring and they are still up a lot, but it doesn't seem to have the tangible benefits for a lot of the republican candidates that they might have seen. concerns about losing the house and all of that. what do you think is going on here or are the polls as in 2016 missing something? what do you think? >> well, i can tell you certainly our economy is doing well, even being in a place like elko around 3% unemployment so nevada has seen a great rise and people are optimistic about the future of the state. that's what i'm running is to keep that optimism, to make sure that we keep our taxes low. my opponent's on the record for raising property taxes and say that all taxes are on the table. you know, we can't raise taxes right now. we need to make sure that this
economy keeps going and find ways to reduce regulations and make sure, first and foremost that we do not adopt the far left wing policies of california and that's what we're talking about all across the state. we feel very good in all parts of nevada, including las vegas, and we're very excited for early vote which starts today and for the general election. neil: yeah, i'm told by election day, half the votes could already be in. >> yeah, could be. could be. which is why it's important that the president is coming here on the first day of early votes. getting people motivated, making sure that all nevada is engaged and understands that, you know, my race is incredibly important. senator heller's race is important, but also for 2020, you know, for the president. if we want him to be reelected we want to make sure that nevada is in the hands of a republican, in with the governor's office so that we can make sure that we push forward, push the state
forward. neil: all right. thank you. add dollar amount laxalt, very good having you on. a lot more, including whether lindsey graham is getting too flippant too often for his own good. after this. it's easy to trust geico! thank you todd. it's not just easy. it's-being-a-master-of-hypnotism easy. hey, i got your text- sleep! doug, when i snap my fingers you're going to clean my gutters. ooh i should clean your gutters! great idea. it's not just easy. it's geico easy. todd, you will go make me a frittata.
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a number of generations, but it was dismissed by a lot of democrats and republicans saying that she only reignited an issue and created a big one for republicans here that will hurt her and help them. but that iranian comment didn't sit well with my next guest. he is ceo of core.org and a family investment in facebook, air bnb and might be different. from iranian descent. >> when we make jokes sometimes it hurts people and he think it's also great to apologize when do you that. it's a great sign of leadership for somebody who makes a bad joke to come out and say, i'm
sorry i hurt feeling and alienating one group of people that way is not the best way to go about being an american leader. neil: has he said something about this? >> i posted on the internet about how the senator should apologize and later, he went on fox at night and he did say the word sorry and he explained that what he was saying, but he said he was directing his comments more at the leadership of iran and that the people of iran are brave and cultured people and i appreciated hearing the senator coming out and saying that. neil: so do you forgive him for that, an oversight or what do you think? >> so you know, for me the reason iranian americans get sensitive about jokes like this because they bleed into policy that ends up discriminating and it sets a tone of discrimination that isn't that great. as an iranian-american i was bothered when i remember sometime a few years ago, some guy killed some folks in kansas and he said the reason was he
said he thought they were iranian. if you look at our own country's policy, we have a ban on iranians entering the country. and i was in during reagan administration, and i was glad they allowed us to escape a war coming legally in the country and now the folks from that country are no longer able to come here and banned based on where they were born and that seems un-american to me and an example that comes out of the language of jokes and makes its way into discriminatory policy and seems un-american. neil: have you yourself talked directly to the senator? you're talking about his follow-up appearance at fox where he did regret saying what he did? >> i haven't spoken to the senator, but i would love to. in fact, you know, maybe we could invite him over to my house to have an iranian dinner and he can enjoy how delicious our food is and we can talk about how to have slightly list
racist dialog when we think about our policies. i think it's really important that the senator is actually taking a hard line against both the governments of iran and equally of saudi arabia and important to differentiate having an aggressive tone against those governors while being respectful to all people. neil: you know, we did reach out to senator lindsey graham and he appears on virtually every show, but yours. but is it your sense that iranians are lumped into the same pile that we associated with the mullahs and everyone else and the nut cases that cobbled the crazy agreements and the iranians themselves, i've heard from you in the past, are pro american, and quite the opposite. we don't distinguish. does that bother you? >> i think that americans have a view of eye tan that's--
iran that's based on what they see in the news, deserts, but they don't realize so many iranians in this country that are doctors, scientists, businessmen. if you take an uber, twitter, drop box, those were companies that were founded and led by iranians. this isn't to say that iranians are great. there are great chinese americans, italian americans. and we don't go around saying one group is terrible. neil: you're a remarkable example of that. hadi, thank you so much, we're happy to let you state your case. it's a fair case. >> thank you. neil: all right. hadi is the big cheese over at code.org and done so much for this country and iranian. let's look at what's going on half a world away here, actually along the mexico-guatemala border. these are some of these migrants
waiting in this river right now where they're being kind of stopped. they can't go much further than that area or that bridge. the president says, you, mexico, have to find a way to deal with it the sooner the better. fox continues now. neil: where is the body of jamal khashoggi? amnesty international says the saudis need to immediately produce it, just hours after the kingdom finally admits that he died at their consulate 19 days ago. what the white house is saying about the explanation and the reaction from the world. >> plus, hitting the campaign trail, president trump heads to nevada for a rally this afternoon after speaking out for g.o.p. candidates in arizona on friday. air force one is about to depart phoenix any minute now. neil: large group of central american migrants stuck on a bridge. you can see the video