oh, no. i don't know about that one. tucker is back tomorrow at 9:00 p.m. >> president trump: i, donald john trump, do solemnly swear that i will execute the office of the president of the united states. so help me god. the forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer. we're going to put a lot of people back to work. great thing for the american worker. we are bringing manufacturing back to the united states. it's happening. it is happening big league. our country has become a tangled up mess. we think we can cut regulations by 75%. maybe more. radical islamic terrorism has to
be eradicated. we will begin immediate construction of a border wall. we will no longer accept politicians who are all talk and no action. the time for empty talk is over. now arrives the hour of action. >> sean: welcome to "hannity." we are in our nation's capital, washington, d.c. we will take you inside the white house for our cable exclusive interview with the w 45th president, donald j. trump. it's been a very busy week for our new commander-in-chief. earlier today, we asked president trump about his agenda, mainstream media bias, repealing and replacing obamacare, his upcoming nominee for the supreme court, fightingd isis and the job of the presidency, if it has changed
him. let's take a look. >> sean: and mr. president, good to see you. what a week this has been. >> president trump: it's been a great week, we have accomplished a lot. >> sean: i got some time to talk with you earlier in the week. in the oval office. the thing that really stood out to me is you seem to be enjoying yourself and very focused on all the promises you made in the campaign. is it your intention to keep every promise? >> president trump: i'm going to keep as many as i can. in politics, you make a promise and for some reason you can't,as opposition makes it impossible.l i will keep a lot of them. everyone is talking about it. we are going to do things that k said we are going to do. and we are going to take care of a lot of people that were mistreated by governments for many, many years. that's really how i won the election in the first place. you know that other than probably anybody.
>> sean: let's talk about the policies on syria, iraq, sudan, yemen.ng >> president trump: beyond those countries. we are going to have extreme vetting for people coming in to our country and if we think there is a problem, it is not going to be so easy for people to come in anymore. you look at what's gone wrong. we can go one after another. but then you go to other countries and look at different places all over europe, what's happening with germany, it is a mess. crime is incredible. we are just not going to let that happen here. >> sean: would be gambling if at some point, when there is a procedure in place, if you cann: ascertain whether somebody has been radicalized or not, or whether they are treated by some of their soldiers on how to get in. does that mean no-go?
if you can't see what's in theis heart? >> president trump: we don't want to have gambles, our country has a lot of problems. well beyond this. i found out a lot over the last week, we have serious difficulties. we don't need another difficulty. right now the fbi has over 1,000 investigations going on. 1,000. all over the place. these are people that we let in. we don't need this. we don't need this. some people have come in with evil intentions. most haven't, i guess. we can't take chances. it's a big gamble. you are throwing something up. i love this country.we we can't let this continue to happen. we have taken in tens of thousands of people. we know nothing about them.
they have no how can you vet somebody when you don't know anything about them and you have no papers? you can't. on your show i've seen they have fbi agents, all these people as experts, they say it is impossible to vet them. i don't have to see that to know that they are right. we are people in this country that will cause problems. we are going to be very tough and very, very vigilant. >> sean: you do not need congress now as it relates to building a wall. you said in an interview last night that you plan to do this expeditiously. that's about 700-mile of fencing. other measures as well. do you think you'll need more than that? we have to go to congress to get their support? >> president trump: the wall is necessary. that is not just politics. people want protection. a wall protects. all you have to do is ask israel. they were having a total disaster coming across and they had a wall. it's 99.9% stoppage.
a proper wall. not a wall that is as high as they have now. they have little toy walls. on even know why they are wasting their time. i don't even know why they build a ramp. it's cheaper to knock it over. >> sean: impenetrable. >> president trump: a real wall. serious, you will have people violate it but you will have people waiting for them when they do. general kelly, a great man who just got approved very quickly by the senate recommended highly by general madison and others, he is going to be taking very good care of us, homeland security. he's going to be taking very, very good care of us. he didn't even give an order yet and all of a sudden the border started tightening up. you saw that. they talked about the borders. just by naming general kelly. >> sean: you announced on thursday you will make your
supreme court announcement. will it be from the list that you gave out during the campaign? >> president trump: the answer is yes. >> sean: is it an originalist? >> president trump: i can't say that yet. i have made up my mind, mostly. i think this will be a great choice. >> sean: others threatening, we've never had a supreme court justice filibuster but there is a chance that might happen. >> president trump: whatever happens happens. >> sean: would you want mitch mcconnell to use the nuclear option? >> president trump: we have obstructionists. what they did to jeff sessions who is a great man, a wonderful man and then they delay it another week because they have a one week delay option? that is not fair to a man.
other people are delayed look at pompeo for cia. this is a great choice. everybody agrees. they delayed him a number of days also. even though he was voted on -- a very, very great choice. why are they doing that? they are obstructionists. i go to a meeting with them. it's supposed to be a quiet meeting. they leave the meeting and have a news conference about what i said. talking to the cameras about what exactly i said. which is fine. because i would say things that i don't mind going out on because the deal was they would talk to the press. >> sean: a leaking in washington? that's a shock. >> president trump: but 15 feet away from the door. look, these are obstructionists. >> sean: i don't number you saying this in the campaign. i was on the road with you quite
a bit. you're not talking about a 10% reduction in spending. in other words, eliminating -- well, you surprised republicans -- before you got here, $9.7 trillion debt ceiling? >> president trump: sometimes you have to fuel the well in order to get the economy going. we have to take care of our military. our military is more important than a balanced budget. we have a military that is really depleted. i am negotiating the price of airplanes. can you believe that? i understand airplanes.ng i cut off hundreds of millions of dollars off one particular plane. hundreds of millions of dollars in a short period of time. it wasn't like i spent weeks, hours, really less than ours.
many hundreds of millions ofks dollars. and the plane is going to be better. >> sean: but you do want that 10% short of the military. >> president trump: i want have a strong military. to me that is much more important than anything. >> sean: one of the worst ways to spend money it seems is going through the washington bureaucracy. everyone has their pet project. infrastructure, the democrats want $1 trillion. i think you talked about $137 billion to start. is that something want a pay-as-you-go?rt something you would rather -- >> president trump: our country is in bad shape. we spent $6 trillion in the middle east. $6 trillion, sean. how do we do this? by the way, the middle east, i do want to be like -- the speech can be dark on occasion. but we spent $6 trillion. when i was interviewed last night, david muir said aren't you going to make them angry? i said -- i thought it was a
sort of strange question. they are all angry now. the whole world is angry right now. there are such problems in theow world, such anger. we spent all of this money in the middle east and other places and in the meantime, we have to rebuild our country and infrastructure. some republicans are fine with it. some republicans don't like it. actually, the democrats probably like that more than the republicans. our roads, bridges, highways, schools, our country is in bad shape. >> sean: i hear yourur helicopter out there the background. you took great pride meeting with carrier, saving jobs. saving jobs in florida. general motors. >> president trump: we have a lot of plants, that are to be built in north carolina, pennsylvania. i've only been here four days.
they understand that if they build a plant outside of the united states, fire all of their employees, when that product, whether it is a car or air conditioner or washing machine,r when that comes through the border, it is going to be heavily taxed.r >> sean: you want to get rid of 75% regulation or more? >> president trump: by the way, we will have the same amount of protection for the consumer. this is very important to me. we will also be able to create jobs. right now you can't even start a company in this country. >> sean: the media, a little bit of a contentious start. i've seen out the "new york times," cnn, abc, they use the word "liar" to describe you.or >> president trump: these are very hostile, angry people.
>> sean: they also colluded against you on the campaign. >> president trump: the media is very dishonest. they are very dishonest people. >> sean: i said journalism is dead, so we agree. >> president trump: never dead, but they are very dishonest people. in many cases. i get stories that are so false and so dishonest. >> sean: martin luther king's bust. >> president trump: yeah, they said it was taken out of the oval office. that is a very serious charge. they are not saying the bust is taking out, what they are saying is that i am a racist. it's a very serious charge. then it turned out the bust -- in fact, i got very angry at my people. i said who took the bust out? and they said it was never moved. and i said, how can they say that? a reporter said it was taken out. that's a very, very serious charge because that is a racisth charge.
then, when it was revealed that they were wrong, nobody even talks about it. there's a headline, massive story, -- i would never do that, i have great respect for dr. martin luther king. i would never do that. but when it was revealed that it was wrong, there was no story. there has been like a line. i'll give you another example. i went to the cia, i have great respect for intelligence. i don't have any respect for the head of the cia -- john brennan. i did not think he was good. i've got great respect for the cia and the people. i've even more respect now because they showed me. they are amazing. i made a speech. i am really good at knowing that i do well or do poorly. i could not have done so poorly because i won.
in your own head, you know you did great or didn't do so great. i gave a speech that really wasg a 10. i had a standing ovation like you wouldn't believe. everybody.y. it was such a success. now i see cnn and other people saying well, who was in the audience? i went there with a few people. there is nobody. it was all cia. but i heard the first row -- you saw a press conference, sean did a great job. i didn't even know who he was, he was saying that we stopped at the audience. i can't stack the audience of the cia. i paid great homage to the wall with the stars. and the audience was standing ovation. they are standing from the beginning. they didn't even sit down. it was one standing ovation the whole time. i get back, and fox said it was great. they treated me great. when our new person running,
mike pompeo who is fantastic, he said to me the other day, it was so great. everybody loved it. when i got back, i saw the speech, they didn't like it, it wasn't respectful, it was a smattering of applause. it was like 300 -- 350 people in the room. if i took a vote right now, i would've won 350 to 0. even that was the main -- much of the media, not all of it is very, very dishonest. honestly, it is fake news. they make things up. >> sean: here's my thing between twitter, instagram, facebook, if we know now through wikileaks, some of theses networks were colluding with hillary clinton's campaign, to defeat you. i've seen newspapers, two cable
networks that use the word liar. my question is, does not make you want to rethink entirely how this administration will deal with the media? >> president trump: they are the liars. let me give you an example. when sean got up, they talked about the audience, the largest audience. i did. if you had television, all the sources, the largest audience in the history of inaugurations.. i did. they try to demean it. i'd love to show you a picture, when i was in that speech, i looked out. there is a sea of people. i don't even know when that picture was taken, by the way. it wasn't taken from where i was. they take a picture from the back, from the washington monument.. a backward picture. they are so demeaning and they are so dishonest. in many cases -- >> sean: i don't remember them
treating barack obama that way. >> president trump: they would never. he has been very nice to me, he wrote me a beautiful letter. but the martin luther king bust for example. that was a terrible thing. >> sean: coming up, more of mymy exclusive interview with president donald trump in the white house. i will ask him how he will repeal and replace obamacare. that, and more, as we continue from our nation's capital. ore ae from our nation's capital. >> we will have an ambitious legislative agenda as well. our legislative work starts with repealing and replacing obamacare and saving families from the catastrophic rise in premiums and debilitating loss of choice and just about everything else. >> the president is eager to get moving on this agenda and so are we.ab already, we have hit the ground running. taking the first steps to repeal and replace obamacare.
>> obamacare is a disaster. the democrats are up and saying -- making signs like it's wonderful. it is a disaster. i actually talked with paul and the group about just doingng nothing for two years. the dems would come begging to do something. because 2017 is going to be catastrophic price increases.om your deductibles are through the roof. you can't use it. >> our priority is to give the american people a health care system that is more affordable, accessible, with more doctors, more plans. >> we can't wait.sy every time they tell you about obamacare, we are taking them out of a big jam. out of a big
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>> sean: welcome back to "hannity," as we are outside the white house and earlier today during my cable exclusive interview with president trump, i asked him about his campaign promise to repeal and replace obamacare. take a look. obamacare. the republicans, the meeting in philly, you're going to see them, they had an artificial deadline. they set the deadline for tomorrow. they don't think they're going to make that. you want the same time, repeal and replace. what is crucial for you to have in that plan? >> president trump: what is crucial for me is for the public to understand that obamacare is a disaster. okay? because now the democrats are saying oh, it is wonderful. it is a horror issue. you have 116% increases like in arizona. it is a disaster. it will be worse this year than it was last year. it explodes in 2017. i told republicans, if you
really want to do something, just let it explode. and then they will come begging us, begging us. that's not the right thing for the public because we have to get it fixed. but obamacare doesn't work. it doesn't work.he president obama told me something that i thought was terrific. and i believe he means it. he said, if you came up with a better plan and you can get a better plan approved, he will support it. i actually believe he means it. i do believe we are going to have a much better plan, a cheaper plan. i believe it's going to be a lo' less expensive. obamacare is the un-affordable care act. the governor of minnesota, who hopefully, he is better now because he took a pretty bad tumble -- he said a month ago actually during the campaign and after the campaign, he said the unaffordable care act or he called it the affordable care
act is now unaffordable.un bill clinton called it crazy. >> sean: it went up $5400 when it was supposed to be down $2500 a year. >> president trump: it isit unaffordable. it doesn't work. >> sean: you can't even buy a catastrophic plan. >> president trump: thesi deductibles are so high that unless you get hit by a tractor, you will never be able to use it. >> sean: let me ask you. energy -- it is the lifeblood of our economy. we are dependent on foreign nations, many of whom do not like us. we have more shale, new technology, hydrofracking, natural gas, the middle east, how important a goal is do you want this country to move towards energy dependence? >> president trump: very important. >> sean: four years? >> president trump: they stop you environmentally. we can do it and less than four years. they stop a lot of good things,
not only energy, buildings, factories, plants. they use it to stop things. it is like a roadblock. it's not going to happen anymore. i am an environmentalist. i believe solely in the environment in i will protect the environment. you don't have to have a man who wants to build a factory or a person or a company wait ten years going through approvals at the end of the 10-year, get a rejected. okay? >> sean: you have mentioned the forgotten man a lot -- >> president trump: and woman. >> sean: you mentioned it last night, i gave you statistics, the very first interview i did with you, 95 million americans out of the workforce. 44 million americans on food stamps. >> president trump: i have never heard you say that, sean. >> sean: i say it every night. explain, by getting rid of regulation, energy independence,
jobs that will be created, a 15% tax rate reduction. trading, trillions. how does that help those people i talk about all the time? >> president trump: hugely. we are going to have jobs.do they are going up good jobs. ford is moving back, general motors is going to be spending massive amounts of money. fiat chrysler, the head is a highly respected man, sergio. flew all the way from italy. foxconn. alibaba. he is a great guy by the way. these companies are all excited. oh, they would have done anyway is what the media said. if you see jack ma, he had no intention of doing it until i got elected. he said i'm only going to do
this because of donald trump. what difference does it make? as long as he doesn't.um these are great people. these are great companies. they're going to spend a tremendous amount of money. it's all because they know how good it's going to be and what it means is jobs. >> sean: and trade deals, you got rid of tpp. >> president trump: they didn't do anything which is a killer for our country, because we don't do it and everyone else does it. >> sean: you want bilateral? w >> president trump: absolutely. you know what? if the deal doesn't work out, we terminate the deal. when you get into the mosh pit, when you have all these countries together, you cannot get out of the deal. you take the lowest denominator, in other words, your countries that do not treat us well.e they are in there, we want a deal with the ones that treat us well. if they don't treat us well, we terminate or we give them a 30 day notice of termination and then they come back and they
want to renegotiate in those 30 days and we get a better deal. we do not make good deals anymore. you almost wonder, who makesr these deals? how did it happen? we are going to make great trade deals, we are going to have jobs, strong military, we are going to do great. >> sean: coming up, i asked president trump about the threat of radical islam and how he plans to defeat it. that, and more, as we continue from washington, d.c. please stay with us. >> we will reinforce all the lives and form new ones and unite the civilized world against radical islamic terrorism. which we will eradicate completely from the face of the earth. we have to get rid of isis. we have no choice. this is evil. this is a level of evil we haven't seen. yesterday, i had the honor of swearing in general john kelly as our secretary of homeland
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adjust g.o.p. lawmakers in philadelphia thursday, stressing it's in the best interest of both britain and the u.s. to stay strong together. the state department announcing that several officials and top arms are leaving. they all have submitted resignation before president trump's inauguration. the state department said the officials were not required to leave service, but chose to resign or retire for personal reasons. none of them publicly link their departure to mr. trump. i am jack ibanez. now, back to "hannity." for all of your headlines, log onto fox news.com. >> sean: welcome back to "hannity" we are back in washington, d.c., we are outside the white house. during my interview sit down with president donald trump, i asked about radical islam and his plans to defeat it.
here's what he told me. we have evil in our time. winston churchill dealt with evil in this time. h roosevelt. >> president trump: they had evil with uniforms on. we have evil but lurks around the corner without the uniforms. ours is harder. the people that we are going against, they don't wear uniforms. they are sneaky, dirty rats. and they blow people up in a shopping center. and they blow people up in a church. these are bad people. when you are fighting germany, they had their uniforms. in japan, they had their uniforms.re they had their flags on the planes and the whole thing. we are fighting sneaky rats right now. that are sick and demented. and we are going to win.k >> sean: waterboarding black sights came up in your interview last night. i was thinking, if i had an opportunity to speak with david muir, i would say, two guys going to your house, kidnap your child, one guy gets away with their child and you chat tackle
the other guy. that guy knows where your child is. would you not water board that guy?de >> president trump: it used to be used because they said it really wasn't torture, it was the one step slightly below torture. torture is real torture. waterboarding is i'm sure not pleasant, but waterboarding is just short of torture. when all of a sudden they madebo it torture, i spoke with people the other day, who are in this world that we are talking about. they said absolutely it works. absolutely. general mattis said he doesn't intend to use it. i am with him all the way. do i believe it works? yes, i do. >> sean: we actually know it a works. there are only three people that america waterboarding. that led us to the courier, which led us to bin laden and i talked to the guy that was running the program at the time.
>> president trump: do you have even a doubt that it works? >> sean: none. not one. >> president trump: neither do i. i watch these people on television that they owe, donald trump is in favor of torture. the people that knocked down the world trade center, people going into a club -- >> sean: we both lost people that day. >> president trump: everybody. all over the world. they go into a club and theyal machine-gun everybody down. and then we are not allowed to water board? it seems so foolish and so naive. but this is what we have to put up with. >> sean: i would asked david muir if someone kidnapped your kid, what would you do to get them to tell you where they could not do your child? it's over at that point. >> president trump: it's too late. i'm not into it, i will tell you though, it works. i just spoke to people who told me it worked.
that's what they do. >> sean: i spoke to the guy that ran the program and saw the waterboarding of those three people.uy i would go through these very quickly. israel, one of our closest partners. prime minister netanyahu. tel aviv to jerusalem, the u.s. embassy. how important is it to repair this relationship and what about that move -- >> president trump: it's repaired. got repaired as soon as i -- it's repaired.d. we have a good relationship. israel has been treated very badly. >> sean: your holding back the money that obama gave to the palestinians? where do you stand on the embassy from tel aviv? >> president trump: i do want to talk about it yet. it's too early. >> sean: i know you spoke to el-sisi did you ever see the speech he gave on radical islam? >> president trump: we have a very, very good relationship with the general, we are going
to have a very good relationship with eachh of. we went into a tough situation and all i can say is i like him. >> sean: do trust the saudis over the years? i would argue -- >> president trump: i do want to tell you about that. i don't want to tell you how i feel about people because i do want to be put in that position. i hope i get along with i everybody. it's possible i won't. a lot of money is being spent on certain countries on radicalizing the people. i don't like that. i don't like that. >> sean: have you talked to vladimir putin yet? have you had discussions with him? >> president trump: he called me after i won. i understand we will be having a discussion soon. >> sean: how about the leaders of china? >> president trump: yes, i have spoken to him, we have been dealing a little bit. >> sean: i know you spoke to the leaders in india, what about
pakistan? >> president trump: yes, i have. >> sean: let me ask you. i think this is important. i agree wholeheartedly with the iranian deal. >> president trump: i think it's one of the worst deals i've ever seen. how about $1.7 billion and that was a ransom payment? in cash. $1.7 billion in cash. that's not even the important thing. i think it's one of the worstnt deals i've ever seen. my carrier didn't get up out of the chair and leave is hard to believe. >> sean: let me ask about the power of the pardon which is absolute for a president. one night, i know you were watching my show and i had the mother of this young -- who is spending a year in jail because he use took six pictures for his own use in a submarine. would that be something early on you would consider?? >> president trump: i think it
is very unfair in light of what has happened with other people. >> sean: another guy got 30 years, doing his job, protecting his guys. >> president trump: by the way, if another event did not happen, i will look at it. but how can you have somebody else get away with such a tremendous amount and then this person who takes a picture of his desk on an old submarine? if china or russia wanted information on that submarine, they h that i can tell you. >> sean: when you saw the women's march this weekend and you hear madonna say i thoughtht an awful lot about blowing up the white house, imagine if i said that? when barack obama was here?e? >> president trump: honestly, she is disgusting. i think she hurt herself very badly. i think she heard that whole cause. her and a couple of others. i think she was in particular, what she said was disgraceful to our country. >> sean: last question, you
were very passionate last night about chicago. about the violence. in the course of barack obama's presidency, 4,000 people died, murdered. another however many thousand were shot. you might go in and help fix it if they can't? >> president trump: there were many people shot last night. the news this morning is that many, many people were shot last night in chicago. chicago is worse than some of the countries you read about in the middle east where there are wars going on. t there is no reason. there is no reason for it. >> sean: coming up, president trump takes me inside the oval office. this exclusive interview with the 45th commander-in-chief continues.s. stay tuned.um >> we will get our people off of welfare and back to work. rebuilding our country with american hands and american labor.
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>> sean: welcome back to "hannity." we are at the white house in washington, d.c. earlier today, president donald j. trump gave us a tour of the oval office. here is more of my cable exclusive interview. you gave your speech, you go to the balls, you come back, and you are in the white house. and that is marine one right there. my question is, what are you thinking? >> president trump: it was a beautiful evening, incredible
day. people like the speech, which was good. it was a surreal experience, to be honest. but i don't have too much time to think about it because there are so many things to do, so money problems to solve. m >> sean: what a beautiful helicopter. >> president trump: this country has some difficulties, some difficult situations. b we will get them straightened out. >> sean: i have known you for years.fi on a personal level, whenever i have ever talked to you, it is either 11:00 p.m. 12 midnight, or 6:00 a.m. you are a workaholic. >> president trump: i like working. i just like what i'm doing. i don't do too much with the vacations, because i'm bored. >> sean: you get bored on vacation? >> president trump: i plenty to do. >> sean: i met your son, your 10-year-old. what a wonderful, smart, charming kid. and then they attacked him.
>> president trump: a person from "saturday night live" was terrible. it is a failing show. it's not funny. alec baldwin is a disaster. he is terrible on the show. for them to attack -- for nbc to attack my 10-year-old son is a disgrace. >> sean: he is a great kid. >> president trump: is not an easy thing for him. believe me. >> sean: i know you talked a little bit about the nuclearbe codes. how long was that meeting? how in depth was it? >> president trump: i don't go into it. i can tell you though, that is serious stuff. when you see the kind of destruction that is explained to you, you realize that getting along with people is a really good thing. >> sean: that's what you said about putin. we can get along, we get along. >> president trump: i don't know putin but if we can get along with russia, that is a great thing. it's good for russia, it's good for us.
we go together and knock the hell out of isis. because that is a real sickness, it's a real sickness. i if we get along with russia and other countries, we should get along with everybody. if we can. >> sean: in many cases, it's going to be harder -- countries that practice sharia law. we are in the oval office. >> president trump: a great statue of abraham lincoln.e >> sean: there is the bust. >> president trump: the bust of martin luther king. which was falsely reported -- falsely reported that it was taken out of the office. when i arrived, it was immediately taken out. these are lying people. lying people. martin luther king is here, he will always be here.
the apology was just -- alexander hamilton, thomas jefferson. i moved paintings around the white house. i just thought it would be great. george washington, honest abe lincoln, andrew jackson who they say was the most like my campaign because his was a vicious campaign. >> sean: it was a pretty rough campaign. >> president trump: that was the most vicious campaign in the history of our country until his campaign. >> sean: when you first walk in this office every day, and you think of it -- >> president trump: look at my desk. papers. >> sean: you have ivanka, jared has young kids.
will they be crawling through there? >> president trump: that was john john, the secret door in that desk. that was a famous picture. >> sean: why'd you pick that desk? >> president trump: a lot of great presidents. we had a lot of great presidents using this desk. i thought that would be the appropriate desk. when i came here, you have a right to use your desk, they have like seven desks. >> sean: you were very impressed with your phones. >> president trump: the technology that we have in this country is incredible. unfortunately, perhaps we don'tt use it. >> sean: but we need to. >> president trump: it is great. the experts that do this work, we really great brilliant people doing this. >> sean: there is a picture of your father. >> president trump: boy,he you pick that up fast. >> sean: why did you choose the reagan rug? >> president trump: i liked it.
i liked the look, the lightness. i like having it be reagan. i disagreed with him on someoo things, primarily trade. he was not as strong on trade as i thought he should have been. but that's okay. but he represented us very welle >> sean: who is the president that may be admired the most? >> president trump: he was okay on trade, reagan. but not great. >> sean: my last question. i was surprised, you are holding up the letter that barack obama had left you, it looked like a lengthy letter. you seem to have a personal rapport with him. this was a really, really incredibly vicious campaign. >> president trump: what amazes me is that i was vicious to him and statements. he was vicious to me and statements. and here we are, getting along. we don't even mention it. i guess that is the world of politics.
i was tough on him, he was tough it's on me. i like him, he likes me. i think he likes me. you are going to have to ask him. >> sean: he doesn't talk to me. i can't figure out why. >> president trump: he wrote me a very nice letter. >> sean: hopeful to you? >> president trump: it's something to think about. >> sean: very, very last question. has this whole experience changed you in ways -- in any way you can think of? >> president trump: i don't think i've had the time to be changed. i'm cutting the prices of airplanes, army tanks, c submarines. we're going to build new submarines but the prices too high. so i'm cutting the price is way down. doing a lot of work. in addition to getting ford, general motors. >> sean: thank you for your time, mr. president.do you have been very generous. we have more "hannity" after
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>> nice to win. do we agree? it has been a while. we are here now because tens of millions of americans have placed their hopes in us to transfer power from washington, d.c., and give it back to the people. since taking office, i have taken major contractual steps to restore the rule of law and to return power to everyday americans. we want to get our people off of welfare and back to work. [applause] and we believe that the world's best country ought to have the world's best infrastructure. at the same time, we will unleash the full power of american energy, ending the job killing restrictions on shale,
oil, natural gas, and clean, beautiful call. all of us are joined in the senate. all of us are bound by duty. and bound by god to give our full devotion to this country and its people. that obligation forms the moral foundation of our agenda. to that agenda includes a lean, efficient government, appointing supreme court justices, so important, who will uphold and affirm our constitution, reducing taxation and regulation, fair trade that creates a level playing field as opposed to what weht now and fostering respect for our country and its flag. we are now only at the beginning of this incredible journey together. i am honored to be your partner in this amazing quest. i am privileged to stand with you shoulder to shoulder as we
work every single day to make america great again. skidoo welcome back to "hannity." unfortunately, that is all of the time have left this evening. as always, thank you for being >> martha: breaking tonight, a battle of wills between our new president and our neighbors to the south as he doubles down on the border wall. tonight, raising the stakes once again, i am martha maccallum, good evening tonight. this is day seven. so mexico's president under seas at home balked at any suggestion that they would pay the billions of dollars that it would take to build the border wall. mr. trump then responded on twitter, writing this... hours later, the mexican president did just that. mr. trump, holding his ground. >> i've said many times that the american people