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homan. we will be back tomorrow night with reaction to the supreme court picked. see you w then. >> bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on tonight. >> loud and clear! >> bill: massive controversy over president trump stopping some muslims from coming to the usa. but what is the real story here? "talking points" will lay it out. >> they are not properly vetted, you have extreme bedding -- vetting proposal. as a result, the implementation, we have seen some problems. >> bill: even some republicans are critical of mr. trump for not explaining the anti-terror problem clearly. charles krauthammer and brit hume have thoughts. >> bill o'reilly wants to know how you think this country ist doing right now. >> bill: also ahead, we are in california this evening, where jesse watters is causing some trouble. >> is bill o'reilly fair and balanced?
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>> i'm going to stay out of the fight with bill. id i wish you nothing but the best. >> bill: caution, you areng about to enter the "no spin zone." from california, "the factor" begins right now. ♪ >> bill: hi, i am bill o'reilly, reporting from los angeles. thanks for watching us tonight. extreme venting, that is a subject as of this evening's "talking points." president trump's executive order stopping the flow of refugees into the usa until a new system of evaluations can be put into place is causing major dissent. let's examine this situation in a fair way. last year, about 85,000 refugees were admitted to the country, nearly half of them muslim. that does not count tens of thousands of people who claim refugee status crossing the southern border. about 19,000 syrian refugees were admitted during the past
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few years. trump administration believes it is too easy for refugees from terror areas to come here. stopping citizens from syria, iran, iraq, libya, yemen, sudan, somalia, being processed for at least 90 days. it cites the refugee chaos in europe and the violence that it has caused as evidence more vetting is needed in america. indeed, liberal countries like sweden have cracked down hard on migrants entering, a myriad of problems. it is worth stating for the record that the flow of mostly muslim refugees would not be happening had president obama and the west not retreated from the middle east and north africa, allowing isis and the syrian dictator assad to murder at will. that is what this is all about. also, i bet you didn't know this, president obama stopped most refugees from iraq from coming to america in 2011. >> barack obama put a pause for six months on refugees coming
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from iraq back in 2011. i don't remember protesters and i don't remember lawsuits. so, i think the bigger question, if this is a temporary pause, which is designed for us to improve and look at our vetting processes and temporary, i don't think that is an outrageous idea. >> bill: here in the usa, we have had our share of migrant terror. all 19 muslim killers on 9/11 walked on in here, so, did the boston marathon murderers, muslims from central asia. one of the san bernardino killers was from pakistan. the orlando mass murderer came from a muslim immigrant family, as did the terrorist who attacked a mall in minnesota. it is certainly responsible and logical for a new president to institute updated protections for this country by ordering specific, temporary immigration actions. is it not? however, it is also responsible for a federal judge to order that foreigners with the repot
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-- the proper credentials already issued not be punished. there should be room for a case-by-case decision making. as republican senators mccain and graham have requested. if muslims from terror areas have helped the usa, they should obviously be given waivers. in addition, it would be wise for the trump administration to develop a strong outreach to the muslim world. we need their support to defeat the jihad. in the past, "talking points" has proposed that nato troops set up safe zones for innocent people threatened in places like syria. right now, turkey -- turkey -- is overseeing many of the refugee camps. led by america, nato should assist turkey, jordan, iraq, and other countries, willing to protect innocent people at risk. coming up, president trump is being responsible, setting up a new refugee standards. as long as they are fully explained and expedited in a timely manner. we don't want to tarnish the message the statue of liberty sends. also the administration must be
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willing to grant exceptions and above all, should help refugees survive in the terror zones abroad. we should do that. protecting americans is obviously priority number one but the nobility of our nation demands we help suffering, helpless people, if we can. and that is "the memo." now, for the top story reaction, joining us from washington, charles krauthammer. so the big picture is what i want to talk to you about. the vetting itself, the extreme vetting as mr. trump calls it, that is not a bad thing, is it? >> no. but what you have to have is a policy that you vet before you loosen on the world in the most amateurish, botched way. i mean, it is utterly ridiculous, first of all, to give no guidance, as to what you do with someone holding a green card. then you change the guidance. you should have stated from the
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beginning, if you have a green card, you are not going to be stopped. they were stopped. that should never have happened. >> bill: so, they rushed -- >> it is not only that they rush it, they did it in a terrible way. in theory, of course, you want to have a strengthened vetting process, a new administration should have a chance to review procedures. but you don't announce that you are going to all of a sudden have a new process and to stop everybody who is already flying already in the air with a valid visa and stop them when they land. what you do is you say -- >> bill: that was a mistake. but i think 24 hours later, that mistake was largely corrected. so we don't have that now. there are new guidelines now. right? >> right. but i am saying, what about people who worked for us during the war in afghanistan and iraq, as interpreters -- >> bill: they are going to be let in.
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>> why wasn't that announced from the beginning? >> bill: it was rushed. they did it too fast. >> what is the rush? are we getting a huge influx of somali terrorists? tell me. where is the issue? >> bill: here is what the rush is. >> in the 16 years since 9/11, we haven't had a single attack where an american has been killed on american soil by anybody coming from these lands. the seven countries. so what is the rush? >> bill: you see what is happening in europe, that was the justification. look, i wouldn't have rushed it. i am just telling you that the initial mistakes seem to have been corrected within the 24 hours. the bigger picture is this. president trump believes that his base is fine with all of this and that the people who are demonstrating at the airport, the people who hate him, no matter what he does, all right,
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are actually helping him build political power, because most americans in the middle are saying, you know what, this is an overreaction. this is kind of insane. let trump, at least give them a chance to institute these things. i agree with you, he could have done it more methodically. but i think the bigger picture is that the president believes he is building a stronger political base by fulfilling campaign promises. >> i don't think that is going to succeed. look, he was elected by 46% of the population. that is not a terrible thing. clinton got less. lincoln got less. but nonetheless, it is not a majority. and do you want to build out from that majority. what he is doing is antagonizing, not just the haters, who would never support him no matter what, the hollywood left, we are not appealing there. we are talking about ordinary folks who support the idea, for example, of the vetting process.
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>> bill: do you believe that this order, i think i depart from you on this, but i could be wrong -- you believe that this order has alienated more people than would cheer him for it? i think that most americans are saying, okay, we understand it wasn't done in the best way, but we support -- >> why shouldn't you do something in the best way? >> bill: you should but nobody is perfect. >> the idea that nobody can do a headcount on this -- you are saying, the way to govern is to antagonize people, to botch your policies, to rub people's noses in it? >> bill: i would have announced a big muslim outreach along with a policy on this, as i clearly stated in the "talking points." >> it was very amateurish. the point is, this is not how you gain support, by botching the announcement and the implementation. >> bill: i am not so sure
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about that. i think -- i know that trump supporters are applauding him, and i think that the people in the middle are saying, we are getting a little fed up with these demonstrations. last word. >> i think what they are saying is, you know, we are america, we do welcome refugees, we have liberated more suffering people in wars for the last hundred years than any country in history. we are proud of that. why should we act contrary to that for no particular reason? we are not safer today than we were a week ago. and that is the point. >> bill: all right. charles, good debate, as always. next on "the rundown," more terrorists in canada. also, president trump is said to -- set to name his supreme court nominee tomorrow night during "the factor." brit hume on that as we continue from los angeles, california.
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it even starts to happen. that is what i think is behind it. what say you? >> that is what sean spicer argued at the white house briefing today, as well.. donald trump wants to be on offense when it comes to dealing with these threats, not always on defense after these things happen. you had stephen miller this morning on "fox & friends" citing the attacks in europe that we have seen with the trucks running people over in the streets. yes, i think it comes from thate i think it also needs to be reiterated that the trump administration took these seven countries from the obama administration that identified these countries as hot spots of terror. could there be more countries on the list? sure. turkey has isis running around all over the place, pakistan is where the san bernardino problem came from. there are some things that can be changed. i i think he is seeing what has happened in europe, the challenges that angela merkel has been having in germany, the race epidemic in sweden, saying, let's prevent that from happening here. i think taking isis at its word' when saying that they are hiding fighters in the refugee stream,
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whether it is greece into europe or through the system we have here in the united states. >> bill: mary anne, i don't think that donald trump cares about the demonstrations, and ii think he believes it actually helps him because people are going to get fed up with it, everything he does, and here we come out to the streets again. that will draw may be nonpolitical people or middle people over to his camp. i think that is what he is thinking. >> you are probably right. but that is pretty shortsighted. and too political. i think that is the problem. he is more interested in keeping a campaign promise that is protecting national security. in the haste from a poorly conceived, poorly executed plan, that did not have to be done this weekend. you combine it with this campaign rhetoric on race and especially, religion, specifically, the muslims, that is why everybody believes this ban is not temporary. they think it will be much longer if not permanent. they don't believe it is not targeted at muslims, based on this program.
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and what he said during the campaign. that has undercut everything. when you go back to your "talking points," bill, he didn't do one thing -- >> bill: mary anne. putting aside the intelligentsia and the people you hang with in: cambridge, massachusetts, how many -- >> i don't hang in cambridge. [laughs] >> bill: working class people. really, going home going, gee, those poor muslims in iraq and iran, they should be able to come here. come on, mary anne. it's not a major topic. security is, but it is not a major topic among the working class people in america. it's not. b >> most working-class people in america aren't that far removed from being immigrants themselves. the mayor of boston, for example, is the son of an immigrant.ig >> bill: there isn't a mass uprising about putting restrictions temporarily on muslims.up >> here is what most people in this country care about, that we are a good country, we have let everybody in here.
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we were founded by people we were founded by people and when they see the chaos that happened because of this plan and frankly, the half truth about all of this, about obama, that the corrections, and the fact that james kelly -- bill, talking about this, tells you everything. >> bill: katie. >> can i just respond to a couple of points that have been made? to argue that this was donald trump making sure that national security is at risk as a result of keeping a campaign promise is a little bit laughable considering the entira reason we have isis in the first place is because barack obama wanted to keep a campaign promise, a political process to -- promise to leave iraq too early. that's the first point. the second point is, we have to clear up, this is not a muslim ban. there are christians in iraq, syria, libya, a number of these countries that are on the list,a that the state department, under barack obama, declared are under genocide from isis. guess what? as christian refugees or refugees, they were turnedes awy
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last week. this is a blanket ban. it's not a muslim ban. >> bill: katie, perception is reality, unfortunately, in our society. >> that is why we are here to talk about the facts. those are our facts. >> bill: that is why we are on the air and we get enormous ratings. a lot of people are buying into that. but i got to go. >> that's not true. >> last one, bill. if this was really about national security, kelly would have been briefed on it and he was not. >> bill: all right. the muslim outreach is what the trump administration needs to do right now. directly ahead, tomorrow night, during "the factor" hour, president trump is said to announce the supreme court nominee. we think we know who it is. and later, watters causing trouble in california. coming right back. ater, wattersg trouble in california. trouble in california. cococococo♪ ♪ after becoming one of the largest broadband companies in the country. after expanding our fiber network coast to coast.
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>> bill: "hume zone" segment tonight. president trump's pick for the supreme court. apparently, he will announce it tomorrow in the "the factor" hour. favorite is 49-year-old neil gorsuch, currently sitting in colorado. two other judges are currently under consideration, william pryor from alabama, thomas hardiman, who works in pennsylvania. it is judge gorsuch who seems to have the inside track. joining us now from florida, britrg hume. first of all, can the democrats block president trump's choice? >> yeah, they can, bill. if they filibuster it, the republicans don't have 60 votes, which is what you need to shut down a filibuster. they only have 53. if a filibuster were mounted, it wouldn't halt the consideration of the nomination until it ended. it could be ended if the republicans were able to round up seven democrats to vote with them. they could shut it down.
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only once before in history has a supreme court nomination ever been filibustered and that was the nomination, the last republican supreme court nomination, of samuel alito, that filibuster failed. he was confirmed. >> bill: it looks to me that it will be very hard for the trump administration to get seven democratic senators, two or three, i can see, seven, that it will be tremendous pressure on those people to stay within the party. >> there will be pressure toy stay within the party, you are right, bill. on the other hand, there is 25 democratic senators that are up for reelection in 2018 and many from states that obama -- excuse me, mr. trump carried. they will be under some pressure not to buck him on this. so we will have to see. a lot will depend on who the nominee is, on how the hearing goes, and all the rest of it. i expect it will be an all out attack. it will be hard for them to get
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seven nominees. the other option, of course, would be for the republicans to follow through on what the democrats already started when the democrats basically blew up the filibuster for nominees below the level of the supreme court. if that were to happen, that could be done with just 51 votes, then the filibuster would be out the window and the nominee would be approved. >> bill: that gets a little complicated. but there are rules that they might be able to get around the filibuster. handicapping, say, it is judge gorsuch, who is not a real controversial judge like william pryor is, that is why i don't think he will be nominated. say gorsuch gets the call, what are the odds that he will be on the supreme court in your opinion? >> i would say they are better than 50-50. certainly better than 50-50. most supreme court nominations are confirmed, only once before has a filibuster been used to block one. however, the democrats will likely argue that because the republicans refused to take up
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the nomination made by obama at the end of his term, and left that nomination untouched and therefore, not approved, they are within their rights to block this nominee and do whatever means are necessary to do that. i think that is how the equities would fall there. i think that is with the argument will be. >> bill: it will be brutal. >> the other thing is, you can't rule out the possibility that the judge goes before the senate judiciary committee and he will be peppered with hostile questions that he handles himself so well, so deftly, that the case against him falls that will be something you would have to see. that was the problem with robert bork. he didn't handle the politics of his hearing very well, it made him more vulnerable. he was eventually defeated. the other possibility, of course, that the nominee does so badly, the republicans back away from him and they no longer have the votes to confirm. but i think that is less likely in this case. >> bill: that is remote.
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okay. real quick, i thought there was a lot of media hysteria over the trump executive order on the refugees. >> i don't want to be hysterical. but this literally could be a matter of life and death. >> he chose to punish ordinary men, women, and children, who are fleeing terrorism and violence, these people are the roadkill of trump's posturing. >> bill: okay, so on and on and on and on. did you see it that way, that it is a little hysterical in the media? >> i thought it was quite hysterical. when you boil it down, as it turned out yesterday, it seems, in los angeles in particular,t where the demonstration against what trump had done clogged to the streets and roads so badly that i think more people were inconvenienced by the demonstrations than were inconvenienced by his order. it is manifestly true, as you and charles discussed, that this
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thing was executed and rolled out very clumsily and it caused some needless delays and headaches. but the underlying policy is not unreasonable. even if you disagree with that, it is a temporary measure designed in the president's mind to provide an opportunity to strengthen the vetting that goes on. then, it is supposedly going to be lifted. people say, it won't be. remains to be seen. in the near term, a lot is what about this, what these two sound bites suggest, basically, hysterical. >> bill: it is. brit hume, everybody. thank b plenty ahead as "the factor" moves ahead tonight from southern california, will americans turn away from hollywood entertainment because of the anti-trump sentiment out here? later, watters annoying many californians. >> is bill o'reilly fair and balanced? >> what do you have to do with bill o'reilly? >> he is my boss.
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>> bill: "personal story" segment tonight. has critical mass been reached in hollywood? it seems that the entertainment industry is about as anti-trump as any economic concern could ever be. >> good evening, fellow s.a.g. members and everyone at home,
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and everyone in airports that belong in my america. [applause] you are the part of the fabric of who we are and we love you and we welcome you! >> bill: that last night on the heels of president trump's refugee order. with us now, the copresident of the "hollywood reporter," janice min. so i think, and i'm in the movie business, as you know, now, i am kind of a mini mogul, all right, i can make my books into movies. i think critical mass has been reached. i think the trump supporters, all right, 46% of the electorat that voted for him, had it with hollywood. they've had enough. and that will show up in economics, they are not going to see some of the movies, they are not going to watch some of the tv shows. am i wrong? >> i think you have a point to some degree. these awards shows, you have been to them, i go to them.oi the room, you are speaking, preaching to the choir when you give one of those speeches. you get very caught up in the
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moment. there is also this huge pressure to have social moments. these kinds of speeches that you saw last night at the s.a.g. awards that you will see at the oscars, they travel. people talk about them online. i think there are producers inut town, i know the oscar producers don't agree with this, but there are award show producers in town who feel that lots of people watch television and award shows are in the business of ratings and people, it does not just a people in los angeles and manhattan who watch these shows. there are people in texas and florida and ohio. >> bill: the s.a.g. awards last night were down big time from the last two episodes. so i think a lot of people just started to hear this stuff and turned it off. >> people come to these shows for escape. they want entertainment. >> bill: they don't want politics. i >> if you were tuned to the news, it was protest, stuff about trump and steve bannon. you couldn't escape it.ds so, there is a mindset among some people that you want to turn on the tv on sunday night
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and have your release from all of this. >> bill: it is more than that, though. ashley judd giving that speech. i think she ruined her career. i as a leading woman. she can still act and get roles. but as somebody who can open a movie or they will feature, it is over. >> i think what we have learned from this past election, the right is as mobilized as the left is. all you have to do is do one search of "boycott liberal celebrities" -- >> bill: a lot of danger for the celebrities who depend on the public to buy their product. a lot of danger. now, reverse mccarthyism. if there had been -- i am a member of the screen actors guild, i'm a member of the union -- say i had been giving out an award last [laughter] she is laughing. she's laughing. "that would never happen out here." although, i did give a kennedy center's award out. they would never invite me. if i had, i would've said, you know what, we should all calm down because the actual order isn't that bad. the execution may not have been good but the order, you know, it makes a little sense. they would have booed me.
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i would have -- right. the band would have started to play if there was a band. i mean, people would have had heart attacks. then, i would have never been invited anywhere again. isn't that reverse mccarthyism? >> this is a town with almost a singular mindset. is it reverse mccarthyism? >> bill: yeah, because you are banished. say i was an actor, not a brilliant journalist, all right? say, i depended on producers hiring me. and i said something like that at the s.a.g. awards. i wouldn't work! >> i think there are actors of high caliber, and i would put you among them, not as an actor but as a figure in hollywood, jon voight, for example, gary sinese, they can work, they can be outspoken, they have a platform. but if you are the strugglingfo up-and-comer, i think that there are going to be people who will -- >> bill: that's an excellent point. there are outspoken conservatives who still work. last question. mel gibson.
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does that surprise you? getting nominated for best director and best picture? >> hollywood loves narratives, right? people get built up. they get torn down, built up again. >> bill: have they forgiven him? >> they have forgiven him. i think people like this, they have forgiven them. let's remember who is in the academy.le elderly people, a lot of women. they forgave him. these are the people that he largely offended. remember, we have one agency who fired him, refused to work for him, now, he signs with a rival across the >> bill: i was surprised. most of the people i know, mosth of the people i knew were surprised. it was a good movie. >> it was a great movie.w, >> bill: janice, it is always a pleasure to talk to you. g when we come back, karl rove on how president trump should handle all of the controversies coming his way. then, watters doing what watters does in california. moments away. away.
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or bad thing? joining us now from austin, texas, karl rove. okay, so, i could be wrong, but i don't think i am, because i know mr. trump very well. he believes that all of this controversy, including the refugee stuff, all right, even though they are walking it back now, in the sense that they are allowing people with green cards in and all of that, helps him. it fires his base up and the people in the middle are getting fed up with the anti-trump people. am i wrong? >> well, there is some truth in there. i agree with some of it and i disagree with some of it. look, every action may have the tendency to strengthen the enthusiasm of your supporters. but in this instance, i think that the controversy is hurting him more than the controversy is helping him. and i think he could have gotten a lot of the good out of this by being a little bit more deliberate and not looking like this was being hastily thrown together.
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if you want to get something to drive it home, don't do it at 5:30 on friday night. that is when washington tries to bury news. don't do it by issuing a piece of paper and not being able to brief reporters for two hours on what is going on or hand out a piece of paper. sunday morning, i am still trying to get a copy of the executive order off the white house web site. i have to get enough of "the new york times" web site for "fox news sunday." so get your act together. imagine what would have happened, if rather than doing it on friday night, he had had a big thing on monday or better yet, the day after his secretary of state is confirmed, and he is standing there, surrounded by the secretary of state, and the homeland security secretary, and he says, i am declaring today, an immediate suspension of the issuances of visas to the seven countries. here's where why, we are going to take 90 days to come up with extreme vetting. in the meantime, nobody from these countries is going to get a visa. if you got a visa already from these countries, and you have come to the united states, you are going to be subject to
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rigorous monitoring because there is a relatively moderate number of the people who are going to be coming here who have those kind of visas. incidentally, this is not going to apply to people with a green card. people who are permanent, legal residents of the united states. he would have gotten all of the advantage of, i am tough on potential sources of terrorism, i got a program that i am putting in place for extreme vetting, i am decisive and i am taking action. i got two guys standing next to me who can help explain this to the american people. i am explaining it to you. and guess what, if you are the person with a green card, the woman from north carolina, who has been here for almost a decade, who has got a life in a family here, who went home to visit her family in iran for one last time, and got caught up in this, do you think it helps that the first person off the airplane at jfk was a guy in iraq who spent ten years working for the u.s. government in iraq? >> bill: certainly, the media blows that up.
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>> sure, don't give them a chance to do it! don't give them a chance to do it. >> bill: he doesn't seem to care about that, president trump, doesn't seem to care about it. he believes that by fulfilling campaign promises dramatically, and that is what all of this is, drama, his base is getting bigger and getting more loyal. last word. >> i would say two things. one, it gets bigger and better when you do it in the kind of way that i talked about rather than dumping it out on a friday night. second of all, let's remember the base. 46% of the electorate. but nine points of that, nine points of that were part of that, 18% of the electorate that didn't have a favorable opinion of donald trump or hillary clinton and went for him by 49-29. that means his base, 37% of the people who voted for him -- >> bill: i bet his numbers go up. >> i bet they do, too. guess what, i think if he done it a different way, they would
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>> bill: "back of the book" segment tonight, we are in california. the state is the biggest audience for "the factor." we come say hello to the folks. jesse watters spent some time in the golden state, much to the chagrin of many. ♪ >> how would you define the state? >> california is very diverse. there is also political and government things that happen.he >> taxes are so high here, people moved to texas.
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>> gas is really expensive, too. >> you need to go buy a prius. >> no. >> what the hell is this? >> a prius. >> a prius. >> i would like to see an environment that is more friendly for the business. >> i think the education system could use some help, too. >> we ain't got no money. >> one minute, they are goingg one way, the next minute, they are going another one. >> one is going east. one is going west. >> whatever. >> this guy saying, what do you want from mnk about the state of the nation right now? >> oh, my gosh, i'm not even thinking about that right now. i think we are kind of mad right now, to be honest. >> bill o'reilly wants to know how you think the country is doing right now.f >> that's a longer discussion ok a red carpet. >> is bill o'reilly fair and balanced? >> no. >> what do you have to do with bill o'reilly? >> he's my boss. he couldn't make it here. >> can we talk about my dress? >> is bill o'reilly fair and balanced? >> i'm going to stay out of the fight with bill. for once in my life, i wish him nothing but the best. >> how do you think you are
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contributing to the country right now? >> i bring smiles to a lot of people with my music. >> do you understand why people may not agree with your situation? >> just because my job is a little cooler than your job, i think it gives me an opportunity to focus more on a career, you can't really survive on a minimum wage job, these places are expensive. >> are you still eating lobster? with food stamps? >> if it is on sale, i will eat whatever is on sale. >> what about the national debt? are you concerned about that? >> america is in debt? >> you didn't know? >> damn. >> we have a lot of things to y work out fiscally. >> what is it? the debt. >> i horrible. we are at an all-time low. it is really scary. >> is that a pickle? l >> i understand he is an excellent judge of pickles. >> i hope so. >> what is up with kanye? >> wow. >> kanye is just being kanye. h
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>> i think kanye might be a narcissist. trust me, i know the symptoms. >> i look good. i mean, really good. ♪ ♪ >> in the 1990s, waves of ethiopians came to settle here in little ethiopia, in mid los angeles. so, you are from ethiopia? >> yes, born and grew up in ethiopia. >> why did youou come? >> the communists, i had to run away from home to save my life. >> ethiopia was taken over by communists?o >> that's right. >> is ethiopian culture very strict with men and women? >> if he likes you, he has to ask the family. >> so, if i wanted to date you, i would have to ask your dad? >> [laughs] >> do you own this restaurant? >> yes. >> how's business? >> business is good. >> ready?
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>> ready. >> i feel very close to you right now. your dad is not around, is he? [laughs]ee t >> welcome. >> thank you. >> all of the presidents, with the exception of president carter, have been dressed by me. >> you haven't dressed jimmy carter? that might actually be a badge of honor. [laughter] >> i never did have any money. >> how much would that cost?t? >> $17,000. this one is a crocodile. >> crocodile? >> $110,000. >> get the [bleep] out of here! >> hey, bill, we picked up a porsche for you. i will put it on your tab. >> oh, watters. "tip of the day," another amazing demonstration of generosity by "the factor" viewers. "the tip," the moments away. "the tip," the moments away.
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>> bill: back to the "tip of the day," you folks help people in desperate need. in an interview with cnn, mayor de blasio said new york city works with ice on money matters. he would never come on "the factor," peter. the cool tech is in many criminalna cases, perps are inadequate after immigration status in new york city.
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that would be me, anthony. i stated before, i write everything i say on "the factor" and always have. that is called a literary device, deborah. your english teachers did not bring that up in class?d it allows me to avoid saying the word i over and over and over. that is up to you guys, the canadian voters. at this point, your border with us is not a major problem. she was clearly talking about
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hateful rhetoric, from some of the speakers. the protesters were not at issue with that discussion. the nielsen company accumulates data from a sampling of americans watching tv, much like polling. funny you should mention that. we just made a deal with a japan publisher. we will let you know how that turns out. i appreciate that. the reviews on amazon from readers like you are incredible. tonight's "tip of the day." last we told you about a sergeant and his wife, kayla, the proud parents of quadruplets
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born on december 30th. the problem is that kayla has hodgkin's lymphoma and the family is obviously struggling. the babies are still in the hospital, and sergeant has his hands full. right after that report, viewers went to a go fund me page and donated nearly $1.2 million. you guys stepped up in an amazing way. funding a college band from alabama, making sure that vets and their families have good housing, "the factor" viewers are the most generous onet eart. recapping, a superb report. we publicized it on "the factor." and we raised nearly 1.2 million. that is it for us tonight, please check out the fox news factor web site, also different from name and town, if you wish to
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apply. word of the day, don't be ilpersnickety. please remember, the spin stops here. we are definitely looking out for you. this >> tucker: good evening, welcome to "tucker carlson tonight." pretty good show up ahead, we will be talking to a leader of one of the many airport protests that may have kept you from missing your flight. also debuting new segment segment, looking at what our top journalists really think when they are not writing or on camera. but first, president donald trump's executive order, seven majority muslim nations not be allowed entry. it is being faced with astonishing hostility. press secretary sean spicer said the meltdown over the weekend was unjustified. here's what he has said. >> this is blown way out of proportion, in a 24-


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