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los angeles and laura ingraham for allowing me the chance to keep her chair warm. i'm grateful and i appreciate her terrific crew. romeo in los angeles. kristin who makes me look worthy of being on television, and all of you for watching. i know laura appreciate it and stay right here because more fabulous television and important news coming up with shannon bream and the "fox news @ night" team. take it from here. >> they are wonderful crew in l.a. i'm sure they loved having you as well. >> tammy: thank you. >> shannon: see you soon. fox news alert. in the wake of el paso and dayton, tonight calls for boycotts as liberals and celebrities vowed to cancel their gym memberships to equinox sensible cycle after one of their investors was outed as a a trump campaign donor. stephen ross is firing back as he plans to host a fund-raiser tomorrow. will he bend to the pressure of the outrage mob?
we have brand-new fbi documents. they are shedding light on what doj officials bruce ohr was up to as the investigation into the trump campaign heated up. who is tipping off the campaign and who was back handling information to the fbi and who said he was desperate donald trump didn't get elected? u.s. attorney for the northern district of california joins us after cleaning house in a neighborhood played by drug, crimes, sex trafficking. 32 arrest in a major blitz and tonight you will never believe how local business owners are reacting to the sort of new trump administration initiative. hello and welcome to "fox news @ night." i'm shannon bream in washington. we begin with kristin fisher. the latest on the calls to boycott businesses whose owners may have donated to the 2020 campaign. >> we don't know the full impact of what the boycotts of businesses and public shaming of trump donors will be but the trump campaign says the intent is already clear.
>> the motive of this is to make this as painful as possible to be a trump supporter. >> at start of this week with texas democratic congressman joaquin castro tweeting on a list of 44 shannon 20 oh donors who contributed the maximum amount to president trump in 2019. mark hanrahan was one of them. >> being a contributor was in the problem but tying me to the horrific tragedy in el paso was galling. it made me sick to my stomach. to be bullied with slivers of racism, i think a lot of people in my generation, that support the president, we are tired of . >> the president's opponents are just getting started. after the news broke yesterday that stephen ross, the chairman and founder of the related companies plan to host a fund-raiser for the president at his home in the hamptons on friday, there have been mass calls to boycott two major fitness branch in which ross holds stakes.
soulcycle and equinox. that's it, tweeted michael moore. just canceled my soulcycle membership. model chrissy teigen told everyone who cancels their memberships to meet me at the library. equinox and soulcycle are trying to distance themselves from ross by saying they have nothing to do with the event and do not support it. the calls to boycott continue. then there is hosea andres who runs a restaurant in one of ross' new york city development's. he is saying "use your conscience and cancel his fund-raiser. you are a good man. don't support a candidate whose goal is to drive my beloved usa part." so far, ross is not canceling and defending himself by saying "i have known donald trump 40 years and while we agree on some issues, we strongly disagree and many others that i've never been bashful about especially my opinion." congressman castro is defending his decision to share that list of trump donors because it was
already public information, including the fact that six of those donors according to the "washington examiner" had also given money to castro and his twin brother, 2020 contender julian castro. it's kind of unclear at this time if castro knew about that when he tweeted that list of donors. >> shannon: we know the business owners donate to both sides of the because they have interests will be impacted no matter who wins. thank you. reports tonight that the mother of the man accused of killing 22 people in an el paso walmart called the police weeks before the massacre. she reportedly had concerns about a firearm her son owned and though she reportedly didn't give her name or her son's name, an officer allegedly told her that since her son was 21 he was legally allowed to purchase the weapon. this is a fox news alert. the investigation into the investigators at the fbi. it's a doozy.
house judiciary chairman jerry nadler talking about formal impeachment proceedings of the president, we have brand-new documents that raise even more questions about the origin of the russian probe. chief correspondent jonathan hunt has more. good evening, jonathan. >> good evening, shannon. the justice department has release notes from a series of fbi interviews with bruce ohr. he is the doj official who met with the former british spy christopher steele, the man who offered the infamous and salacious dossier on then presidential candidate donald trump. the fbi notes were released as part of a freedom of information request by the conservative foundation judicial watch. bruce ohr was the fbi's unofficial conduit to steele and the notes revealed that ohr remained in close medication with the former spy even after steele was cut off at the source by the fbi as a result of leaks to the media. a key line in the document
states that in september 2016, steele admitted to ohr that he was "desperate that donald trump not get elected" and was passionate about him not being the u.s. president. one source, speaking to our intelligence correspondent catherine herridge said "this had the effect of putting a doj official on notice that a witness/source had an extreme bias." the first foreign intelligence surveillance act, or fisa application, targeting trump campaign advisor carter page went into effect one month later. the fisa court was not told about steele's opinions on donald trump nor that the dossier steele had compiled had been funded by fusion gps which in turn was being paid by the democratic national committee and a lawyer connected to hillary clinton's campaign. the notes released tonight suggest that ohr told the fbi
several branches of the then obama administration were aware. >> he confirms that glenn simpson at fusion gps had been talking to the state department. this information was going over to a state department official. the clinton campaign, and the fbi. talk about a joint operation. >> it's also worth pointing out that according to the documents, ohr and steele continue to communicate through may of 2017. that's when the special counsel robert mueller was appointed and it's at least six months after steele was terminated as a source by the fbi. shannon. >> shannon: jonathan hunt in l.a. thank you. bruce ohr and the author of the dossier, if you heard, communicating on an encrypted app and communications between the two continue long after the fbi had fired steele. a couple things we are learning. let's turn to john trustee and
john yoo. thank you for being with us. jim, i want to start with you. you know these players. what are your impressions? >> there's a whole bunch of questions, that is the maddening part. we are getting closer to knowing more about the origins of the probe and really what conduct or perhaps misconduct was taking place. when i look at is for six months, a decommissioned informant is being interviewed or being connected through bruce ohr to his original sponsors, the fbi. i would like to know why are they having these meetings with bruce ohr? why are they collecting thumb drives and other information from bruce ohr as he continues to work this relationship he had with steele? we are not all the way there for answers but we have some pretty good questions. we want to remind people, nellie ohr was bruce ohr's wife, he's the doj official. she was hired to do research for fusion gps.
one of the things that i saw that caught my attention, the fbi notes on interviews with bruce ohr, one says glenn simpson at fusion gps hired nellie ohr to conduct research or voluntarily provided his wife's research to the fbi but the fusion gps header was stripped. what seems to be a back channel once steele is fired, this information was still feeding. >> what you see here is an incredibly tangled web of conflict of interest. it's incredible to me that bruce ohr is still in the job and hasn't recused himself when his wife, as you say, is working for the opposition research firm for hillary clinton and is transmitting information which she then deliver lee conceals in terms of its origins. the second where the thing that's going on here which i think gives a lot of fodder to people who think there's a deep state conspiracy is bruce ohr is a high level manager in the justice department.
he's not supposed to be conducting daily conversations with the potential spy or source. that's where the fbi -- the attorney general barr was handing off cash to putin secretary. it's ridiculous that you would have a high-ranking justice department official essentially trying to pretend he's james bond. when you see that kind of involvement, makes you think something else's going on, that there are a ulterior motives. the last thing, i think it's worth pointing out is i think there is still more to come, as you were saying. there is still so many gaps of information that we still need to know and i think there's going to be further investigations. i think these people ought to be worried because as you said, a lot of this information is being used to get surveillance warrants and misrepresentations. it's a crime. >> shannon: the 302s, ohr says be 21 is worried about congressional testimony that former fbi director james comey was going to give. jim, i don't know if you are able to read through that or
what it signaled for you. >> steele is an operator in every sense of the word. he got fired for leaking to the press his own self-serving stories. he's vouching for the unwatchable. he's saying this dossier is true but by the way i hate trump. there's a lot going on in his head that seems politically oriented as opposed to being law enforcement oriented. the fact that the fbi still wants to connect up with him after he's been fired for leaking is a huge problem. where we are left is we need to know who else was being told about steele and about his shortcomings as a source of information? and why in the fisa application that john mentioned does it lowball the bias of that particular document question market may not destroy the probable cause in general but they lowballed it and kept it in the lowball status of possibly politically oriented. several reapplication's. they could've corrected it at
any point over months. they let it lie as if it was a fairly reliable document. >> shannon: catherine herridge is off but she's looking at these things and in an email she says one of the things that caught her attention is why the fbi only began debriefing ohr after the election when they knew he'd been providing information all along up until then. >> it's really weird. first they are talking to him after the election. secondly he is still talking to steele until mueller is appointed. that's extremely inappropriate. it makes you think that these conflicts of interest aren't just innocent mistakes but they look like more coordinated activity to try to gather more anti-trump information and break the normal rules. >> shannon: we know more is coming. someone told me tonight they think the inspector general horowitz's report will likely be in by september. we will have more conversations with you as we learn more.
thank you. former fbi director, deputy director andrew mccabe is suing the bureau and the justice department over his firing. mccabe, you will remember, was dismissed after the justice department inspector general found he "lacked candor" regarding his involvement in a news media disclosure regarding an fbi investigation. mccabe denies any wrongdoing. his lawsuit comes two days after peter strzok filed his own lawsuit alleging his firing from the fbi was politically motivated. tonight president trump naming joseph mcguire to the new acting director of national intelligence affective a week from today. maguire is the director of the national counterterrorism center. dan coats and his deputy sue gordon are set to leave their posts on august 15. a trump appointee wages war against a notorious drug and sex trafficking neighborhood but his only problem is he's doing it in a sanctuary city. not everyone is happy. u.s. attorneys for the northern district of california david anderson joins us next.
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>> shannon: this is a fox news alert. in the wake of the deadly mass stabbing, southern california place or having california's controversial law designed to relief prison overcrowding. police say 33-year-old zachary castaneda killed four, wounded two more during bloodied to our rampage in orange county. veteran police officers were horrified. >> this person should have been in prison and not allowed to be in our community committing these violent acts. california law enforcement agencies affect crippled by bill 109 and all offenders are not being held accountable for their crimes. >> shannon: police say castaneda had numerous convictions and right now he was on bond awaiting trial on
several other criminal charges. california police asking for help from the public in the case of missing woman last seen in the monrovia area. authorities worry amanda may have been kidnapped by her boyfriend, robert. take a look at the surveillance video of her boyfriend at a gas station hours after witnesses say they saw him stop her limp body in the back of his car. police don't know what he did or where he went in the five hours after this. there's also another troubling piece to the case in the form of a rap song. >> investigators have vetted the video and have determined that it was the suspect in this case rapping about killing a female and burying her in the dirt. he remains in custody on unrelated domestic violence case. this investigation is ongoing. >> shannon: he was arrested on a domestic violence charge the
day after custer went missing. law enforcement officials are getting a pat on the back. local business owners are praising the cakewalk of -- kick off of an initiative to crackdon crime. 32 people were arrested in the tenderloin district yesterday where residents have long complained that little was being done. >> pretty bad. shooting up right in front of you. >> i've been in for 40 years and this is the first time i've had a law enforcement official make commitments to the neighborhood. >> shannon: joining me now, david anderson. >> thank you. >> shannon: we are hearing it was a crackdown of an area where you believe, the investigation shows there's a trail that goes for mexico to seattle, a drug trafficking trail. tell us about the investigation and the arrests. >> we filed charges that allege
that this is a drug trafficking organization with roots in honduras through mexico through los angeles all the way to the east bay of the bay area of california. drug dealers are -- stay in houses, they commute over the bay bridge or come in through the tunnel to the tenderloin neighborhood of san francisco where they distribute drugs. >> shannon: i want to read something. a note that went out. san francisco police department, they were having an operation and they say about 50 arrests. a business owner, they posted this to twitter "the number of dealers around the civic center, my usual bus stop, seems to be down. i've spotted one or two regulars in the neighborhood. thank you. it's so nice to not feel constantly on guard in my neighborhood, even for a few days. please let me know what us neighbors can do to help you.
"is that the reaction you're getting? >> i have been getting strong expressions of support from all across the city including people in law enforcement, public officials. many of the expressions of support are private but nonetheless appreciated. >> shannon: i want to read something from matt haney. he said "because you're living in a state that's a century state, he says i hope this isn't a wait to get around san francisco's sanctuary loss. there can be an apartment role for the u.s. attorney and i hope that's where they would put their focus. the reports are most were honduran nationals. i will give you a chance to respond to the supervisor who worries about it. >> the thing that i would tell you is this is a public safety initiative, not a deportation initiative. not an immigration initiative. if you or someone -- are someone who is committing
criminal misconduct, we are comr you regardless of your race, etl origin. >> shannon: this investigation was a long time in the making. should we expect more? >> we have stood up an initiative called the federal initiative for the tenderloin, or fit, that will persist for a minimum of one year. i have pledged to dedicate the work of 15 assistant u.s. attorneys, 15 prosecutors, federal prosecutors to this effort. i've been joined by more than 15 federal law enforcement agencies who have made similar commitments of resources to this initiative. >> shannon: we are showing some pictures of the folks you've got in the suite. we will watch because we know there's a delicate balance between sanctuary laws and what you're trying to get done. u.s. attorney david anderson. thank you. "the washington post" playing cleanup after publishing an article with more than a dozen
errors. that's topping tonight's roundup. the article on black families struggling to hold on to their land, the post issued a statement saying we are embarrassed by the widespread errors in the freelance article. we have published a detailed correction and updated the stor story. democratic socialist congresswoman alexandria ocasio-cortez giving advice to the mainstream media tweeting a list of things she would do if she were a journalist, including interviewing "actual experts" on white supremacy and barring neo-nazis from appearing on television, in her judgment. powerful homecoming at dallas airport. the body of a colonel who was missing in action in vietnam finally making it home to america. his son, captain brian knight, flew the plane that carried his father home. his twitter campaign account frozen for posting videos of people targeting him.
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>> shannon: 2020 democratic candidates making the rounds at the iowa state fair. home to deep-fried everything, it's known for the hot beef sunday and the legendary pork chop on the stick. several reports pointing out senator cory booker is a vegan and he says that planet cannot sustain people eating meat. interest in his visit there. senator elizabeth warren who just released green new deal for farmers which encourages breaking up meat-packers and pesticide manufacturers and encouraging climate friendly practices. here is how one iowa farmer sees it. >> the green new deal says we need to get rid of cows. i don't agree with that because well-managed grasslands where you rotate and graze, paddocks
like that, the system has a different paddocks. you're going to use more co2 and sequester more carbon because of the regrowth all the time. >> shannon: former president -- vice president joe biden visited. he's under fire for an apparent gaffe. >> poor kids were just as bright and just it's talented as white kids, wealthy kids, black kids, asian kids. think how we think about it. >> shannon: he also said he would unwind the presidents tariffs against china. here is how one pig farmer sees the current state of the trade war. >> it's a little scary. i think we have to rely on trade. 1 out of 4 pigs leaves the country. we raced soybeans and i think we've done damage to the soybean trade that we won't get back. >> in terms of playing the long game, pig farmers are still on the president tsai.
>> shannon: one of the the presidents informal advisors is joining us later. republicans battling twitter after the social media site froze the reelection account for senate majority leader mitch mcconnell's campaign. correspondent mark meredith is here. >> senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says he has no plans to call the senate back into session to debate gun control. instead he says lawmakers will discuss it next month. that's not soon enough for some democrats who are trying to bring the debate to mcconnell. >> murder, turtle. >> gun-control advocates have made it clear they despise senate majority leader mitch mcconnell. >> stab the [bleep] in the heart. >> video from this week where protesters showed up outside his kentucky home. mcconnell's twitter account shared video of the protests and now twitter has frozen the campaign's account. twitter sent fox news a
statement writing "the users were temporarily locked out of their accounts for a tweet that violated our violent threats policy specifically threats involving physical safety." several g.o.p. groups including the national republican senatorial committee and refusing to spend anymore money on twitter ads until the account is unfrozen. the executive director of the nrsc says "someone threatens to stab majority leader, mitch posts a video, they get locked out?" mcconnell called into a kentucky radio station to blast twitter's decision. >> it shows you the political tilt, the left-wing tilt of these big companies and how they try to suppress speech when it's inconvenient. >> the twitter battle comes as mcconnell faces renewed pressure from lawmakers to take up gun-control legislation. congressmen and 2020 presidential hopeful tim ryan led a caravan of activists from ohio to kentucky. >> it's time for us to start
playing offense. we are not going to let this issue be defined by the nra anymore. we are going to define the issue. >> mcconnell has opposed efforts to expand background checks for gun purchases in the past. he says he's open to the debate in september. >> when we get back, hopefully will be in a position to agree on things, on a bipartisan basis, and go forward and make a law. to become a cop says he spoke with president trump about the gun debate and he says the discussions remain ongoing. >> shannon: thank you. california may ban rat poison, tonight's real news roundup. rats are developing immunity to certain rodent poisons. a proposal would outlaw second-generation poisons for fear it could kill rat predators like birds and bobcats. california environmentalists outraged over a federal conversation plan the calls for the shooting of some elk each year in a national park.
officials say elk are taking feed from cattle vital to ranches. portland's democratic mayor ted wheeler says he will use "whatever means necessary" to keep the peace ahead of plant antifa protest. wheeler saying extremists "we don't want you here." wildlife officials in colorado say thousands of tarantulas are expected to descend on the state in coming weeks. part of their annual migration that begins this month. in the aftermath of the el paso and dayton shootings, some are mocking those who are offering thoughts and prayers. >> we can't just keep doing this thoughts and prayers. we have to have action. >> shannon: ethan bearman and c pastor robert jeffress next. et, i was cured and left those doubts behind. i faced reminders of my hep c every day.
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over new calls for gun control. correspondent doug mckelway tells us the nra is also dealing with some major internal conflict. >> hello. 911. >> hello. i can hear you. >> hello. >> it's a predictable pattern after this all too common form of carnage. politicians, mostly democrats, renewed their calls for more gun control. >> enough is enough. >> republicans mostly resist. the nra pushes back competent in the loyalty of its 5 million members and its clout in washington. this time may be different. three mass shootings in seven days, minced internal strife of the nra. according to news reports, the nra claims its ad agency tried to have the nra buy a multimillion dollar estate in a gated texas golf community for ceo wayne lapierre. the agency says the allegations are false. three members of the nra board resigned this week, citing reckless spending.
the internal squabbling coupled with the sheer repetition of mass shootings may have changed the dynamic. it has with his former nra member. >> that's why the nra right now is losing its membership because people like me jumped out of it because they are so radical. nobody wants to come to the 50-yard line. >> contrast that with david french, trashing a "new york post" editorial the claims era 15s are regularly used only in mass shootings. he says false, false. i use want to protect my family. one player seems to be signaling a step towards compromise. >> we are going to come up with something that's going to be really very good beyond anything that's been done so far. >> with the president met remains to be seen. senator joe manchin of west virginia told "the wall street journal" that if the president supports expansion of background checks and red flag laws would give some congressional republicans cover. one of the patterns of past mass shootings is that they are
generally followed by a spike in nra membership revenue. and by an increase in gun sales. too soon to say whether that pattern repeats itself after the most recent massacres. shannon paid >> shannon: doug mckelway, thank you. public officials who offer thoughts and prayers in the wake of the tragedies are facing unprecedented levels of criticism. take this example from "the washington post" column. christians have a responsibility to pray for those suffering in the wake of the surrender shootings in el paso and dayton but appeals to thoughts, prayers, and spiritual renewal can serve as an excuse for not doing anything practical about the gun problem that we face in america. ethan bearman and dr. robert jeffress, welcome. pastor, i'm going to start with you. your name has been brought up in some of these conversations about even jell-o gulls who aren't willing to take any movement at all on the gun issue. your response.
>> that's completely false. "the washington post" op-ed writer said that and the fact is i am for taking action. it's like somebody said, there's nothing of importance you can do until you've prayed but there are many things of importance you can do after you've prayed. shannon, i am glad the president is considering at least the possibility of further background checks and red flag laws. the fact is if we depend upon legislation alone to solve the gun problem, we are going to be sadly disappointed. remember, the state of illinois has some of the most stringent gun laws in the country and yet just last week a chicago hospital had to stop accepting new patients because its trauma unit was overrun with gunshot victims. there is a spiritual component, shannon, to this gun violence problem that we must address not in place of legislation but certainly alongside any proposed legislation. >> shannon: governor mike huckabee, frequent guest here, he wrote a blog. here's what he said. he said "this is never going to
end until we have a reawakening of morality and values and until kids are brought up to believe that we are all made in the image of god, that life is sacred and superficial differences like skin color are meaningless." ethan, he said he's not surprised kids don't have respect for life. he's more surprised that people think they should in our current environment be growing up without feeling the same way that maybe folks felt 50 years ago. >> i am all for having morality and faith and belief in god and thoughts and prayers. if that were simply the issue of pastor jeffress explaining, western europe would be suffering from far worse mass shootings than we are suffering. we are 100 fold worse than they are because we don't have a national harmonization of laws. it's deceitful to point out illinois because you go to indiana or like what happened in gilroy, he went to nevada to buy the weapon and come back and she people here in california. it's important that we remember that these weapons will kill
dozens more people in the time that it took kane to beat able to death with a stone. we need to remove those weapons from people's hands so were not killing so rapidly. >> shannon: in "the washington post," this was an opinion piece under the headline that republicans thoughts and prayers have become a cruel joke. "are they not realize thousand prayers have become a meme, cynical punch line conveying inaction on guns. it's what people say when they plan to do nothing. eventually disgusted americans will force republicans to act. until then, here's a thought. we don't have a prayer." >> i'm not arguing that we shouldn't do anything. i think we all understand that the second amendment has limits, just like the first amendment with free speech. we don't believe everyone has a right to have a nuclear weapon. we don't believe that 4-year-olds to have guns. i'm not arguing against legislation. i am saying that one thing we can do is quit this devaluation
of human life in our society. the glorification of violence in our culture, the mass slaughter of the whole class of citizens, the unborn. by teaching our children that they are nothing but an evolutionary accident instead of teaching our children that they are created by god. they are of value to god, they are accountable to god for their actions. all of this is important if we are going to solve this problem. >> shannon: ethan, do you think there is space for both things? the pastor saying that he's not against legislative lee getting thinking -- getting things done. >> we can always talk about that and that's up to us as parents and how we raise our children. i don't show my kids violent films either. that's my choice. as a parent, however, those things aren't leading to violent outcomes. studies by the american
psychological association say as much. south korea out spends us, that little country, on violent video games but they have less than 1% of the mass shooting problem we have because they don't have access to the firearms. we should encourage morality, treating each other equally and supportively and loving one another, absolutely. we can't just hand everybody or allow them to have access to weapons that allow this kind of mass slaughter. it's not okay. >> shannon: it sounds like you have a lot of common ground. please come back. let's continue the conversation. >> thank you. >> shannon: great to have you both. who's got the upper hand in the trade world china? stick around for michael pillsbury advil is... relief that's fast. strength that lasts. you'll ask... what pain? with advil.
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>> shannon: you are looking, breaking news out of utah. a county where mudslides are trapping people in canyons. residents -- we do have the video. there it is. some roads are being closed. no reports of injuries just yet but it's very fluid situation. check out this protest in hong kong. hundreds of demonstrators using laser pointers after a student leader was arrested for having
several of these devices. hong kong police branded the laser pointers, they call them offensive weapons, saying that three officers needed medical attention after protesters pointed the leaders of them. protests there continue. experts are warning consumers might start to feel the pinch during the next phase of president trump's trade with china. gary from the peterson institute says so far the ripple effect has not been felt by consumers and prices at walmart or wherever. as we go to the next installment of tariffs, that will surely show up in the prices. joining me now, director of the center for chinese strategy, michael pillsbury. great to have you. what's the holdup because we know they're supposed to be another round of talks in september. people are getting very nervous. what is the blockade? >> it's good news that talks or even scheduled for september. i remain slightly optimistic that we can get a deal fairly soon. the big holdup is the chinese apparently thought 150 pages
they agreed to was only in some sense voluntary or it was kind of a guidance and that in the future they would try to do better and not steal as much intellectual property or force as much technology transfer as they had in the past. they came to realize no, it was legally binding. lawsuits could be filed in china or in the united states. it would be kind of a three layered court system with pupils and tariffs, their punishment could be administered if anybody in china, including the government, but also their companies, were caught violating this 150 page draft. i think they balked at that. that made president trump angry because he thought -- legally binding. >> shannon: is this -- >> raised the tariffs needs got more things he can do. if the september talks don't go well. >> shannon: their approach to this, saying we were talking about the stuff but we didn't
know you're going to enforce it, is that because they've gotten away with so much of the past and there's a new sheriff in town? >> it's partly president trump. they underestimated his determination. this is something president trump has written about and spoke about for almost -- more than 20 years. more than 20 years. he not only has supported the voters but he has his own lifetime quest to make china go straight, you might say. the trend is very much underestimated that. they thought it was another same old president. an agreement in principle that we will do better and that will be that. >> shannon: "newsweek" this week, trump threatened tariffs could cause recession in nine months if emblematic. they are citing morgan stanley economist saying that if the u.s. were to implement 25% tariffs on all imports from china and china were to respond with countermeasures, we believe we would see the global economy entering recession in three quarters.
>> right, that's probably excessively nightmarish. the president hasn't gone that high. hasn't gone the full 25%. some companies are going to get waivers. they are meeting with the executive branch and saying they should be exempt. the chinese haven't really responded as much as a code yet. i think it's a little premature to be so nightmarish. the optimistic side is the deal is reached in the next two or three months by what i had proposed as kind of a low-hanging fruit. go after the things they understand their legally binding, colored part one or phase one of the agreement. get that signed and get the panic down and have the world stock markets and growth rate go up, and then tackle the harder issues later, may be in the president's second term. >> shannon: they are hoping -- >> that's one idea i pointed out. it's kind of like common sense. >> shannon: folks across the continents are hoping he doesn't have a second term may be in
relation to some of these agreements. >> i think the president is right about that. they clearly think biden is going to win. some chinese friends of mine told me buying this going to win for sure. all we have to do is wait 18 months. >> shannon: all right, michael pillsbury, we hope you will be here more as we watch. this may not be as big as flashy as equinox or soulcycle but it's owner has a heart of gold. n is going to make it happen by funding scientific breakthroughs, advancing public policy, and providing local support to those living with the disease and their caregivers. but we won't get there without you. join the fight with the alzheimer's association. at vand look great. guarantee you'll see great "guarantee". we uh... we say that too. you gotta use "these" because we don't mean it.
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grateful you spent your evening with us. good night from washington. we'll be back here friday night. i'm shannon bream. ♪ >> brian: good evening.us thanks for staying up with us. welcome to "tucker carlson tonight." i am brian kilmeade, i'm filling in for tucker who is on a fishing trip with his son. the democratic party, by the way, brands itself america's party of love, unity, harmony, it's the mantra of their leaders every day. >> patriotism is love of country and you can't love your country unless you love your fellow countrymen and women. >> you should treat others the way you want to be treated. you should care about the least among us. you shall love one another as yourself. >> atone for our own mistakes. make amends for our own mistakes. love each other, love our democracy. love future generations.