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the comrade himself went on a twitter tirade against eric trump that included threats to issue fines as part of the new york green new deal. retribution, let not your heart be troubled. laura ingraham is in the swamp tonight. >> laura: i think new york under de blasio qualifies as a swamp every time i come. i love new york and i hate what happened to it under de blasio. >> sean: i was wrong, i said there were nine rats for every one person, there's 11. >> laura: we are very fact-based here on "the ingraham angle." i'm laura ingraham, this is "the ingraham angle" from washington tonight, what a show we have. at congressman jim jordan, joe digenova, robert ray are all here in moments to break down all the new details of attorney general bill barr's new investigation into the origins
of the russia probe, we've been waiting. plus footage you're not going to see anywhere else of the green new deal rally held last night in d.c. and the power of trump's words. we are asking this question, who was watching the self-appointed media watchdog? they are always like curating sites for us, who are these people? we have answers. but first, democrats 2020 self sabotage, that is the focus of tonight's angle. people often ask me "how do you put up with all of these liberals who come on your show?" they are vicious and intolerant they are so rude in the age of trump. i say that's true, far too many of our democrat friends have driven off the deep end. they spend their days and gnashing their teeth and spitting bile into a headwind every day sinking further into a pit ofti political psychosis.
"vanity fair"? >> i think it reinforces that perception of privilege. that headline that said i was born to be in this, no one is born to be president of the united states of america, least of all me. >> laura: profound. for a while, democrats were bullish on 2020, right after the midterms. they were convinced that president trump was destined for jimmy carter or george w. bush territory, the island of one term president's. >> republicans lost women minorities, and the suburban voters across the country, that should worry every republican candidate in 2020. >> he's going to get reelected he has some work to do. >> he saw his national basis shrink last night. >> it's a >> laura: that was then and this is now.
spend 5 minutes on social media and you can read comments by liberals, you can discover they are not so sure any longer. they see a strong economy and trumps steady or growing approval numbers and they feel let down by the mueller report and they are dissatisfied by their own party leadership --y they are unsure where to turn now. more citizens today feel confident ande optimistic about the future which puts democrats in an election-year box. >> how many of you feel confident today that a democrat will win in 2020? [ringing] >> few policies the democrats have actually floated have flopped. the green new deal is a new tax and medicare for all, it's another fantasy freebie. when none of that seems to
excite folks, democrats do the lazy and easy thing, they returned to the red scare.ks >> efforts will accelerate going forward into 2020, russia will play ang role again. they will try to put their thumb on the scale. if we are going to protect the ballot box in 2020 from another attack, the public and the t nation's leaders should know who worked with the russians. >> we have another presidential election coming up in this president has every reason not to protect that election. >> laura: ramblin joe biden always late to the game, he was playing catch up to those guys today up in new hampshire. >> he's an illegitimate president in my mind and my biggest fear is he's going to do it again with the help of his best pal and we are going to be stuck for six more years and that is terrifying. >> you're absolutely right and now they have an investigation of the investigators who are investigating whether or not
vladimir putin and the russianse engaged trying to affect our election, give me a break. gosh almighty. >> laura: let me remind you that was joe biden at his sharpest around lunchtime. and that is their front runner. no wonder trump seemed giddy today. >> i'm looking at the competition, you start to dream about competition like that but who knows? 350 million people and that's the best we can do. even as democrats, i could pick better than that.. >> laura: he could have been a stand-up comedian, i'm sorry move over don rickles, he's so funny. politics about trump is someday going to be about trump. you're not going to hear one peep of election interference ever again but as the doomsday scenario comes to pass, they have to blame russia now or fake news or something, anything for
that victory. this strategy is supported by social media giants right nowso by things like facebook that are systematically deepow platform d conservative voices. the plan is to delegitimize any institution or any individual that gets in the way of defeating trump in 2020. in the end, democrats are making a big mistake. think about this, after using the deep state to spy on trump's campaign, then the mueller probe, all the subpoenas and threats of subpoenas, threats of impeachment, what have they really achieved. >> he is taking it seriously an we are learning he has tapped the top federal prosecutor in connecticut. >> he's going to get to the bottom of this. >> look at high-level high-profile abuses. >> i would be quite worried.
>> laura: oops, what did they get? they get john durham. we finally have a serious man doing the serious probe of real government corruption and last night we learned that barr is coordinating with the cia and dni, they won't need a phony dossier or a paid informant to give them the t information they need to get to the truth this time, and that's the angle. joining me now it's reaction former u.s. attorney joe digenova, jim jordan, and robert ray, it doesn't get better than this tonight. what does the impressive scope of this new probe tell us tonight? >> james comey, brennan, and clapper have said to themselves which one of us is going to pay the barr bill. the barr bill is coming due.
inthey already occurred meetings between the attorney general cia director and director of national intelligence have now focused on a laser that the core of this conspiracy began with john brennan and ends with john brennan in london and d.c. and the democratic national committee. this is serious business and for the first time, i now believe that some of these guys are going to go to prison. >> laura: wow, you've mentioned brennan and congressman jordan, we got some profound sound from both brennan and klapper. this was brendan today explaining what's going on with this new probe, let's watch. >> it went through a rigorous due process, it was approved by the fisa court, it went through all of those steps and what they are trying to do is uncover
something they will misrepresent as being part of his deep state effort to try to underminedo donald trump selection.t >> laura: it was all copacetic. it went to the fisa court investigating the investigators. >> he used the term misrepresentation, it's what they did with the dossier. they didn't tell the court who paid, -- they didn't tell the court who pawrote it. >> laura: how serious this? >> i think this is very serious and bill barr doing what he said. when he was in front of the senate finance committee he said he was serious about putting together a team to get to the bottom of this. there was four key things, there was a failure of leadership at the fbi. he said spying took place, there is a basis for his concerned about the spying that occurred and he used two terms thatshoule american. he said unauthorized
surveillance and political surveillance, those things are not supposed to happen. >> laura: that's what china does, this is what china does and russia does, robert ray i've got to get you in on this. they accuse trump of spooning with vladimir putin to get elected and yet they use autocratic dictatorial means to surveilled the trump campaign to get the information they claimed was going to be there. now we have the dni involved and the cia involved with a man as serious as bill barr, he was not cowed one bit by what they try to do to him last week. >> congressman jordan is right this isn't a question of whether the procedural steps were followed, this is a question of exploring bias and whether that had an impact on what was or wasn't disclosed to the fisa court. to answer your question, it's a serious issue.
there's a case in the supreme court about this, franks versus delaware. all prosecutors and agents are familiar with it and it's a serious question now that is going to be explored by a prosecutor. this is note duplicative of michael horowitz's investigation because the ig doesn't have prosecutorial authority to bring charges. in this instance it's the result of bill barr's appointment there is going to be on investigation, the purpose of which is to determine whether or not any crimes were committed which is joe digenova's point. >> laura: crimes committed -- this is now explaining why they threw so much mud at a man like billre barr, with the history ad reputation he has. what's the most dangerous someone who has something to lose? he made a lot of money, he didn't need this job. >> horowitz has already
concluded that the final three fisas were completely illegal. he's now on the brink of finding the first fisa was completely illegal. they've already used a grand jury in connecticut, he's already talked to the intel people. >> laura: how long has this been going on? >> durham has been working for a couple of months.. the bottom line is this, this is now big time. this is where brennan needs five lawyers. >> laura: are they lawyered up? >> i hope comey has something other than mr. richmond to whom :?he leaked his memos. >> laura: isn't patrick fitzgerald? >> nothing like a sleazy prosecutor. >> laura: horrible prosecutor. >> that's the u.s. attorney who was also looking into jim baker that's where the investigation was taking place.
if that's who bill barr selected and it's not just the dossier remember what we learned two weeks ago. "the new york times" reported the fbi took someone posing as someone else, those are two cases where something took place.so >> laura: we also have to play bernie sanders who was out there tonight, i want to play george papadopoulos first and get you and ray and joe to talk about it, let's watch. >> i fly to greece, i have dogs sniffing for money, i'm arrested in dulles with agents rummaging through my bags looking for money. clearly this was some sort of sting operation andki by the tie it happened the special counsel was appointed. >> laura: they were dangling money at him, they all knew how this was all going to go. this was all rolled out according to plan. >> they put somebody posing as somebody else with george
papadopoulos and started asking all of these questions early on in this investigation. >> laura: that is what kicked it all off, supposedly. a >> back in july of 2016. bill barr has said he's going to get to the bottom of it, that is a good thing, let's get to the bottom of this so that nothing like this -- if everything that we think happen did, this should not happen in the united states. >> laura: we still haven't gotten to the bottom of the hillary clinton email scandal.go i've got to play this bernie sanders had this to say about the launch of the new investigation. >> trump does all of the time he tries to divert attention from the realities of the problems that are associated with the white house or his campaign. as i understand it, what the fbi did is they had reason to believe that there was collusion and they investigated that collusion. i don't think we should be
investigating the investigators. >> laura: of course not, if the shoe was on the other foot he would be doing a candlelight vigil now. as a former independent counsel do you agree with bernie? >> the president's right at the conclusion of the investigation the mueller investigation is over to wonder how we got on this path to start with. isn't that an appropriate question to ask? i'm not going to prejudge the outcome. unlike democrats there's no point in singing about what may or what prosecutions may unfold. clearly it warranted a second look, that wasas why there was n ig investigation and now the handoff is complete. it's now in the hands of a prosecutor with prosecutorial authority who will make a decision about whether or not any crimes were committed and whether or not it's appropriate to bring charges against those who wereom responsible. that's what you expect the department of justice to do. >> laura: not sign off on
phony dossiers. >> bill barr said it's a big deal. >> laura: liberals used to care about civil liberties, no matter whose civil liberties were being tread upon -- trod upon? thank you, joe. i have to check my grammar. this don jr. deal, they cut some deal for him to testify, richard burr, what is going on? f >> i would've told them to stick it. >> what's going on now with the house and the senate with richard burr who is a disgusting republican chairman, the phony republican from north carolina. don jr. has every right to believe what's happening is abusive an end vindictive, no citizen has to take that. they can in stomach invoke the
fifth amendment. >> they are calling him back based on the testimony of a guy who went to prison for lying to congress, when he came in front of the committee, he lied seven times. that makes no sense. >> laura: i love this panel thank you so much. coming up, proponents of the green new deal held a rally, no one covered it but we did. we will bring you all of the best highlights, stick around. politico described it as the aoc primary, which 2020 dems are trying hardest for the liberal upstarts endorsement? >> tech: you think this chip is nothing to worry about? well sooner or later... every chip will crack. >> mom: hi. >> tech: so bring it to safelite. we can repair it the same day... guaranteed. plus with most insurance, it's no cost to you. >> mom: really? >> singers: ♪ safelite repair, ♪ safelite replace.
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the green new deal rally liberal radicalism was in full swing. the real guest of honor was their new best bud senator bernie sanders andue congresswoman alexandria ocasio-cortez. >> years of denial and abdication of leadership andd responsibility, we are finally stepping into that void taking our future for ourselves and we will change this country. >> if we do not act boldly and aggressively to transform our global energy system away from fossil fuels within the next few years, a very short period of time, there will be irreparable harm done to our planet. >> laura: they're like the leftist batman and batgirl, the dynamic duo.
sanders has been putting a lot of face time with the de facto leader of the democratic party and there might be a reason why. politico ise reporting that sanders along with elizabeth warren are battling for her tiendorsement. some are labeling at one of the most f important in america rigt now. here to react, the founder of turning point usa and the host of the charlie kirk show. all right, we hear time and time again the right is obsessed with aoc. i actually liked her suit very much but it's the left that is jumping through all of these hoops for her, they really want this endorsement. >> there's so much e political energy around these horrific ideas and you are going to see every major 2020 contender now
come and you look at it, is this really the center of gravity in the democratic primary where sh, is calling for a $93 trillion deal. in the original draft, it said we want to pay people unwilling to work -- they corrected it this is such radicalism. i wonder if mainstream democrats are realizing the kind of political suicide they might be committing. >> laura: i called it self in my angle earlier. focused on the trump-russia scandal. is this where the center of the democratic party of today is? >> it's good we are having this conversation, it's good to be on with you. my civil rights group, the people's alliance for justice cannot endorse legislation and policy but it is one thing thate
i do believe in regards to this green new deal that ms. cortez is proposing. it's very important we talk about the reality that she's bringing up a conversation that we need to have about this lkcountry. wouldn't you agree that we do need some kind of reform when it comes to where we are headed with climate change? would you agree that there is some reform necessary? >> laura: i think one thing we should come to terms with is that the worst polluters on the planet are countries like china vietnam, thailand, sri lanka india, they are countries that have a lot of work to do. >> what about flint? >> laura: that occurred under obama. were talking about the democratic party and that was a nice shift.
>> the reality is is that alexandria ocasio-cortez and senator bernie sanders are bringing up a conversation -- real scientists, not fake scientists. >> laura: this is from the party who doesn't believe a baby is a baby. >> how many times do we have to bring up a conversation? come up with a proposal against the feed and 57-0 in the united states senate, it's going to change the economy. you can have a conversation about having nonsense legislation and saying things that are constantly wrong but never being in doubt about them. >> laura: i'mm a conservationist. i think we need to conserve our environment, we obviously need some type of balance, we aren't going to go back to living in all living off the earth, that's not going to happen.
what do we do that is reasonable? what michael bloomberg said a couple months back -- let's getm out of fantasy land. we are in fantasy land, i'm with some of these policies. bringing up a conversation, you do that on college campus but this is reality we are dealing with. we have millions and millions of americans that will be out ofe work with robotics and automation around the corner what are they going to do? i think that is a reasonable question to have, i want a cleaner planet, i want to clean the united states and cleaner ocean, and for all that. >> then the question is what about the babies in flint who will not be able to live? think about the babies in flint who have not been able to have clean water. why are we living like a third world country?
>> laura: wire the democrats welcoming in 20 million illegal immigrants to distract away from helping the american people. >> that's a whole different conversation. let's have a real conversation about what's happening in flint michigan. >> flint, michigan, under the obama administration, a democrat mayor who has been misrepresented by the media, i don't support what happened in flint, michigan, we love the environment we have a different way to go about it. we think you should have energy independence and kill american jobs. >> and all of these people are talking about we are going to do this, these are the last people who are going to give up the finery's in their lives. whether it's al sharpton or an activist flying around from rally to rally. they aren't going to transport themselves through the ether to get from place to place.
>> but i think the conversation creates how do we address the issue? how do we best do the little things that matter? >> laura: we don't impoverish the united states to do it. we can't become poppers in order to live out the fantasy of aoc or anyone else but i do like the conversation. thanks so much. media watchdogs have told us now for two years donald trump is waging war on the free press so why are they now the ones trying to silencefo conservative publications? a "the ingraham angle" investigation takes you inside the groups of people behind this insidious effort, don't go away. a "the ingraham angle" invest
media, trump has nothing to do with that. in a story that went unnoticed the poynter institute a journalism nonprofit created a list of more than 500 "unreliable news outlets," that list included primary conservative leading news outlets, the "washington examiner," the free beacon, "the daily caller." it was created with the help of an employee from a southern poverty law center, a toxic liberal organization itself revealed for bias. who is behind their efforts? a quick glance at some of their biggest donors revealed interesting sources. a prominent leftist and the open society foundation founded by a well-known socialist activist george soros. with this bias laid bare, who is
poynter to tell you what is good and bad journalism? how can this effort to be seen jim one, an old friend friend who worked at poynter as a media writer and james freeman, assistant editor and fox news contributor. let's start with you first, is anyone tasked with watching these watchdogs or is it up to us and people like you and "the wall street journal"? >> you called me james! >> laura: we have two jameses on, james first, then jim. >> we should all be concerned with people who want to filter news for us, it's potentially a useful service but you have to
wonder what is the agenda.al that is one of the stories of our age, you pointed out there is so much media carping about the alleged authoritarian donald trump and the like a lot of other people in the media, i don't like him to use the term enemy of the people but it should be pointed out this really has been a golden age of media. the free press is thriving and doing very well financially. >> laura: "the new york times" should send trump a fruit basket every week. because they've made a lot of money. jim warren, barbara allen is a managing editor at poynter, she retracted this list we should be clear on that on may 2nd. she said we are removing the unreliable sites list until we are able to provide our audience a more consistent and rigorous set of criteria, it was meant to be a starting point for readers and journalists. what happened here?
>> i was chief media writer there was never any pressure from any donors, i didn't knowe who they were. it was a great place to work honorable folks. the focus is journalism and education but this was a total debacle. a hodgepodge of lists. they rated sites that are defunct, there is a clear ideological bias, subsequent reporting was done by a small group of justifiably aggrieved conservative sites, not many folks in the liberal mainstream who did much. it was an unwitting commercial for the group than i'm now with which is called news guard.com which is attempting to be a nonideological impartial journalistically based assessment of the journalistic credibility of sites. you should know that we have miffed conservatives who wonder why we have said stuff about
certain sites, we have given a thumbs down to the likes of breitbart, we've miffed liberals to giving thumbs up to "the daily caller" among others. >> laura: that is a good start.s. i want to go to freeman. conservatives see this and brent bozell was on my podcast and he brought up why do we need other organizations purporting to be the good housekeeping seal of approval to us whether it's news guard or jim warren i've known for a long time, i take him at his word when he says they are trying to be fair -- there are a lothe of conservatives who've sn what happened, deepp platforming of voices. they think that their voices are being delegitimized or silenced in some cases ahead of the 2020 election. fox news isn't going to be silenced but others, may be. is that concern a legitimate one? >> people should be very
concerned. you look at facebook which has been hiring editors, content monitors, filterers, the stated goal which sounds nice is to get rid of hate speech but try to get facebook to precisely define how they do this and it comes back to their discretion. this is not a government agency but i think consumers are right to be very skeptical and to be on guard. >> they are right to be skeptical but they also should know the modus operandi of the likes of facebook which are using by and large algorithms. >> laura: you're not using the algorithm thing. that's a weak argument. when someone says algorithms the algorithms always seem to go against the conservativess whether it's someone like
michelle malkin or laura blumer islamic jihadists always seem to get the benefit of the doubt on facebook, that's the problem. that's why people have a problem with it. >> does anyone have a clue whether facebook calls you for comment? probably not. that's a sort of thing we are trying to do a news guard and take a look at it and download our browser plug-in. >> laura: nice promo. it's a battle of the 2020 resets just months into the democratic primary, a couple of candidates are attempting a reboot. frank luntz is next on how that happens and what is going down there. webut some of us turn outhose dreams...... into action... the bookers. the doers. the 'hit that confirmation button and let's go!'- ers!
♪ >> standing out from the crowd has proven a bit more difficult resetting her campaign with a sharpened focus on trump. >> we talked about other candidates relaunching their campaign, is this your relaunch? >> laura: kamala harris is relaunching, beto o'rourke relaunching, what is going on with the relaunches? >> you've got 19 candidates so you get your splash for 24 hours, you say something stupid a week later and you get more focus -- they should be happy that they are not having media attention.
the only one who has had attention as joe biden. >> laura: he's still up 30 points in the polls. >> i'm waiting for the first debate. all of beto o'rourke was about him, it was cult of personality >> laura: he's like i'm going home -- he's pointing to places that aren't there and it's to late in his own verbiage. >> it might have worked in texas because everyone is tall. but it doesn't work in politics people get tired of it, they sought as a gimmick. >> laura: is that a powerful and positive word? >> it's the dumbest thing you could possibly do it's acknowledging your politics doesn't work.
>> laura: i want to play this riff from president trump, he was in louisiana but his potential 2020 opponent. >> i've got beto, he is falling fast. what happened? he's trying to restart his campaign. i don't know what the hell happened to biden and ernie is crazy but he has a lot more energy than biden so you never know. its energy to get rid of your job. pocahontas i think isas probably out. >> laura: he tax opponents, it doesn't get old, it's still funny. it's still as funny as it was the first time, you might say it's juvenile but the name sticks.s >> if i'm a democrat, i want him to attack me because i want to campaign against him. of how democrats think differentlyo than republicans. what trump is doing is entertaining for conservatives but if i can get 30 seconds of
him attacking me i'm going to use that as an ad and i'm going to be a candidate that donald trump doesn't like. >> laura: when you watch trump and his ease of delivery, he's very comfortable in his own skin and you get the sense that some of these other candidates -- joe biden is not as liberal as he's sounding. that's not really joe biden you're hearing about the green new deal and i think amy llklobuchar is trying to find hr footing and beto is like i'm not a kennedy and i never will be and elizabeth warren never got over the dna test, i think they are all freaking out because they can't get a foothold in this strong economy and mueller didn't deliver. >> the key is authenticity. you want to say what you mean mean what you say, look straight at the camera and to be yourself and at least half of them -- >> laura: that's why aoc does connect, she is herself. she seems very genuine. >> she seems like she's smiling all the time. >> no one is having a better time in politics than
donald trump and aoc. >>me laura: can you believe it's 2020? it seems like it was 2016. up next, the old hollywood versus the new hollywood as america mourns the loss of a comedy legend. the film industry ramping up its fight against a pro-life bill. the live report from tinseltown next. a every chip will crack. >> mom: hi. >> tech: so bring it to safelite. we can repair it the same day... guaranteed. plus with most insurance, it's no cost to you. >> mom: really? >> singers: ♪ safelite repair, ♪ safelite replace.
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♪ >> laura: the world, yours truly is mourning the passing of comic legend tim conway, a beloved entertainer, he was beyond hilarious. his career stretched from kail's navy to spongebob squarepants he died on monday. he was 85. elsewhere in hollywood, there is a standoff brewing with the state of georgia over the newly passed abortion bill. b trace gallagher is in tinseltown. >> three independent production companies vowing they will no longer do business in georgia including those run by writer david simon and r the actor-director brothers mark and jay. don't give your business to
georgia, will you pledge with me not to film anything at georgia until they were versus backwards legislation. so far he isn't getting many takers, neither the motion picture association of america nor netflix, disney, or any major studio has signed on and it's likely because georgia offers tax credits of 30% significant for an industry that spends roughly $3 billion a year georgia. while the big studios stayed mum, several dozen actors preemptively agreed to boycott signing a letter back in march 2 georgia governor brian kemp saying if the heartbeat bill passes, they are out. the letter was deliveredetar by actress alyssa milano who ironically is in georgia right now taping her netflix show claiming she is contractually obliged to work this season in horgia but vowing to boycott future seasons. in the meantime she is
saying join me by not apparently not having sex assaying a joint made by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back. i'm calling for a sex's right pass it on. not many takers, actor-producer dean cain says hollywood is trying to impose its values on noothers, watch. >> hollywood is pretended to be the bastion of moral superiority is an absolute joke because hollywood is not by any stretch baof the imagination. >> because of the signing of the heartbeat bill, brian kemp will postpone his trip to los angeles to celebrate the film industry in georgia. >> laura: thank you so much for that. we'll be right back with "the last bite." your worst symptoms including nasal congestion, which most pills don't. flonase helps block 6 key inflammatory substances. .. my experience with usaa
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