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abusing their power is a government official. >> paul: that is this week show. >> good monday morning with you. thank you for getting up with us. i am heather nauert. >> i am ainsley earhardt. it is november 12th. thank you for watching "fox & friends first". >> new details about the affair which led to the resignation of david petraeus. we know the target of the threatening e-mail that is prompted the investigation. there are concerns about whether the mistress knew state secrets. >> the fallout of the cia director david petraeus sent shock waves through out washington. he tendered his resignation
after an investigation revealed he had an affair with paula broadwell. we know the fbi was aware of the affair for months part of an investigation ghan with threatening e-mails ladies and gentlemenedly sent by broadwell tol a petraeus family friend joe kelly a woman who is not romantically link to do petraeus. some are questioning why the president accepted the resignation. >> are you going to investigate why the fbi didn't know ynotify before? >> yes. this is something that could have had an effect on national security. i think we should have been told there is a way to do it that is just to inform the chair and vice-chairman of both committees to -- this has happened before not with precise same things, but none of the four of us that ever breached that
confidentiality. >> fbi director petraeus was set to testify before congress what the cia knew about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. now that he has resigned they will brief congress on the attack that killed ambassador stevens and three americans. some members of congress would like to see them testify about what he knew about benghazi. >> we may well. we may well ask. i think that's up to the committee. i think we should have this first hearing which is the way they wanted to set it up and the committee will make the decision. petraeus mist stress may have classified information in a denver speech the real reason for the attack on cia operations in benghazi in an october 25th speech on the same day fox reported the annex had been stepped up and denied help
rather. back to you. sticking with that theme everybody thank you. take a look at who is talking. will a lot are wondering how this will impact the investigation into the attack on our consulate in benghazi. >> as of now sen dorr lindsay graham who is leading the charges to find answers says it is essential for him to still testify. >> one thing that has to happen in my view we have to get to the bottom of benghazi. i hate what happened to general petraeus but we have twour dead americans in benghazi. i don't see how in the world you could find out what happened in benghazi before, during and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. it is essential he gives testimony before the congress so
we can figure out benghazi. you have got the department that needs to explain themselves intelligence committee. god knows the state department needs to answer for their behavior regarding benghazi. i would suggest we have the house and senate members we do this together not have three different committees going off in three different directions so we can get to the bottom of it like we did in watergate and iraq contra. that would be smart for the congress to combine resources. >> it will take place thursday. the state department says she will not be able to because she will be out of the country. >> let's get to your top 5@5:00. co-workers and students remembering a second grade teacher and her husband who were killed in an explosion in
indianapolis. ♪ jennifer longworth taught school at southworth elementary for 12 years. she and her husband lived in one of the homes that was destroyd in a blast that rocked an indianapolis neighborhood on saturday night. >> when i found out she died i really tried. she would always read stories. >> she loved her job. >> a real loss to the community. hundreds of people have been forced from their homes. following an explosion investigators say it could take weeks before they know what caused that explosion. >> a police station became the scene of the crime when a fatal shoot out occurred between officers and a 64-year-old suspect. the man walked inside approached the front desk and pulled out his gun. >> he had a blank stair on his face. the officers order the suspect
several times to drop the weapon. the suspect refused and pointed the weapon at the officer and shot. >> an officer was injured and is in fatal condition. the office believes he was suicidal. >> they drum up support for the president's tax plan. the president meets with labor leaders as well as top ex-executives. they believe the president could use his momentum from his reelection to try to get support for his tax plan and also to pressure republicans to increase taxes on upper income earners. one florida congressional race is up for recount. it was in the race between republican allen west and patrick murphy. the initial report showed it was lost by just 25 votes.
they agreed to a partial recount because of problems with the early ballots. folks are thanking military veterans for their service and their sacrifices. >> new york city people lining the streets from the annual veteran's parade. celebrations to collect donations for super storm sandy victims. a more somber event in arlington, virginia. that's where president obama laid a wreath at the tovsh of the unknown. marking a major milestone at the vietnam memorial at washington, d.c. this year is the 30th anniversary of that war. >> in california, california veterans erecting a war memorial cross in the mojave desert. after a lengthy legal battle it was reinstalled and dedicated yesterday. that has been a long battle.
that is your 5@5:00. it is time for your first degree weather update maria molina. how is it looking? >> good morning everyone. we have a strong cold front we are tracking today. we have been tracking it over the weekend because this is a significant and pretty strong storm system that has a lot of snow with it and also severe weather associated with it t. it is 20 degrees in minneapolis. only 13 in rapid city. 23 in denver. that air is going to spread eastward the next couple days. it will be very persistent. 71 in new orleans and 62 doeges in cleave rand. cold day in minneapolis 20
degrees. temperatures making it into the 70s in atlanta. showers and thunderstorms rolling on through. some of that rain will be ending on the backside of this system but not looking at any significant accumulations. >> maria thank you so much. 50 years not 30 since the vietnam war. stories you can bank on this morning invest tors waiting to see if wall street bounces back after taking a real nose-dive last week following the results of the election. what are we expecting? >> busy week. no one can deny last week was pretty tough post election toughness and investments may have taken a nose-dive. nasdaq giving up 2 percent definitely one of the worst weeks on wall street this year.
this week a lot of data. some of it is going to show early indications of sandy. retail sales taken out on wednesday industrial production numbers on friday also bigger thanings from big companies like wal-mart and home de bow. those are trickle in through out the week. reminder stock markets are open today but banks and mondbond mas are closed in observance of veteran's day. >> they were hard to find but the list is sort of short. you have actual deals. >> some things are great. i don't want to get you excited not tempt you too much. if you are flying coach usa today has a list of what they are keeping free for passengers. southwest let's you change your travel plans no cost. southwest and jetblue allow free checked bags. two for southwest one on jetblue. virgin, air canada alaska don't
charge for free movies you can get free drinks at these airlines and free snacks at those. not we have one is taking you for everything. >> you can get free bags on jetblue and free movies every where. >> movies are starting overseas he overseas before they open here. >> it is working for sky fall. the 23rd james bond movie posted record over the opening weekend. that's a record. internationally it has grossed more than half a billion dollars. studios have been known to drum up buzz releasing them internationally first to get people talking it get the reviews in and they come here to review it. it is 12 minutes after the hour it has been almost two weeks since sandy hit and thousands of
people in the area still without basic necessities like power. so where is the help? we will go live to one of the communities still in the dark. >> there is no fighting in nascar. don't tell that though these drivers. turned a pit stop into a real brawl. a lot of people talking about this. as we go to break let's take a look at the gas prices. the new national average is 3.43. that's unchanged from yesterday. if you live in this area you might not be able to get that gas so easily.
walk nude a movie wearing a joker mask and walked out in handcuffs. he told cops he wanted to scare his friends. he's facing five charges of misdemeanor menacing. a dangerous inmate escaped from an arizona jail is caught. cops say this guy 26-year-old aiden ardorno was found near his mother's house. they believe he was stuffing empty milk boxes under his sheets and then escaped during the ceiling duct. (chanting) >> well, people in this area are getting more and more angry, frustrations growing by the day. there are still about 120,000 people without power in new york and new jersey after super storm sandy. the result hundreds of residents of long island new york protesting over the weekend.
they say they want answers. wnyw robert moses is in east method doe long island with an update. two weeks without power it has been awfully cold out. a lot of folks are really upset. >> good morning to you. good morning everyone. you heard the protestors saying more trucks, more drugs. the long island power authority checked numbers before we went on the air. more than 63,000 power authority customers still do not have power. you can see there was significant damage during hurricane sandy. that is part of the reason why this restoration is taking so long. protestors gathered over the weekend to express their dispressure as you could see and hear. according to lipa power has been restore to do 95 percent of customers who can now safely receive it. however, still as you can see many are not satisfied.
they don't give a rat's tail about us it is unfair we pay out bills just like everybody else. >> what is it going to take somebody dying in their house because it's so cold? we need help. we have heard those pleas over and over again in aftermath of sandy. power has been restored to 99 percent of customers who can safely receive it by the end of the day tuesday. remember many people's homes were so severely damaged that restoration for them will take much longer. heather back to you. it has been so cold out there. in long island had has beenit ha real, real problem. still ahead they have been waiting for this moment for months and months. >> first see that plane coming in taxiing in it is just the feeling inside is so great he's
>> good morning. it is 22 minutes after the hour. a serious warning for women who are pregnant. there's a new study that suggests keeping a cell phone close to your stomach could effect your unborn baby's health. researchers studying mice say x exposure to cell phone radiation could cause hyperactivity and memory problems in children. u.s. airlines threatened
with the most serious pilot shortage since the 1960s. nearly half of the american pilots are over the age of 50. there won't be enough qualified candidates to replace the thousands who will reach the mandatory retirement age that is 65 in the future. later this week congressional leadership will meet at the white house to hammer out a deal to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. both parties are willing to work together something they failed to do in the past. the biggest challenge might be agreeing on taxes. >> doesn't make any sense to us to raise taxes on job creators at this time of economic challenge. the equation is revenue and spending. we can increase revenue without increasing the tax rates on anybody in this country. >> we can't expect an unfair deal that piles all of this on the middle class and tells them they have to support it. we have to make sure that the we wealthiest americans pay their
fair share. >> will washington be able to compromise? if so that will that endale? we are joined by democratic strategist brian benjamin and republican strat byes brian morgan stern. >> is this possible? can congress compromise? >> yes, congress can compromise. it has to include a tax increase on the wealthiest americans. let's not forget it was under bill clinton where he taught 22 million jobs created we had a higher tax rate. i don't think this idea that higher tax rates stopped economic growth. what stopped economic growth is the parties making a difference. we have to come to an agreement and accept the fact that president obama won the election which included the tax increases for the wealthiest americans. >> tell me what you think is fair if we do compromise and taxes are raised he ran on
staying howls holds have been make that go money and above will see taxes go up. is that fair? >> no. that is a level that has to move. they are bringing other revenue sources to the table including capping deductions and closing loopholes. that number the president is digging its heels on are where the margin matters and it will effect the job market. the white house will have to give on that point. >> we don't want to see taxes go up for everyone. that tax rate we may see a compromise. with deductions and closing loopholes. >> what do you think we can expect? >> both are agreeing on the same point. we are going to expect something small. we need to make a real difference on our deficit.
we have to have serious tax increases. we have clearance spending cuts as well. we have to be fair. we have to rely on the middle class to take it to the front. >> does it make sense to raise taxes when the economy is so poor? >> it is a tough situation. we have a deficit problem that can create other problems down the road. we have to prepare for the future. the only way to do that is to have tax increases and understand we are in a tough time. so we have tax cuts for those who are making less money we will figure it out. the wealthiest americans have not paid their fair share since the busheir raw. i think we have to not look at that. >> we will see what happens. thank you so much brian and brian for being with us. it is 26 after the top of the hour. new york city mayor michael
bloomberg is at it again raising lunch prices on students. wait until you hear the reason why. talk about road rage. two nascar drivers turn a pit stop into a brawl. look at that. first on this day in history back in 2003 doby keith had his third straight number one country album. [ male announcer ] when was the last time something made your jaw drop?
>> welcome back to "fox & friends first". i am health irresponsibility nauert. >> i am ainsley earhardt. the scandal involving former cia director david petraeus continues to unfold this morning. we now know the target of the threatening e-mails that prompted the investigation we know her identity. >> there are some concerns over whether petraeus' mistress knew state secrets. doug luzader joins us with the latest. >> what we are learning now is the affair between david petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell may have been something of a known secret and something the fbi may have known about for months there. may be questions about whether broadwell may have disseminated classified information in recent months as well. the fbi has been looking into this case for quite sometime. it began with threatening e-mails sent by broadwell to the
petraeus family friend kelly not romantically linked to petraeus. they released this statement we and our family have been friends with general petraeus for over five years. we respect his and his familiar lace privacy and want the same for us and our three children. all of this raises questions of timing. was this information all held until after the leblgs to protect the president? the white house says no but some lawmakers felt blind sided. >> then when these questions came up i obviously tack took t action myself to try to find out and then informed by vice-chairman and i talked to the director twice. this is very hard stuff. plus petraeus was schedule to do testify before congress this week about what the cia knew about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya two months ago that killed four americans including the u.s.
ambassador. now he will be a no show. although he could face a subpoena. >> i hate what happened to petraeus. but we have a national security problem i don't know how in the world you could happen what happened in benghazi before during and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> for now congress will have to rely on the testimony of the new acting cia director that is michael fomorrell. we will have questions about the affair and what happened in libya on september 11th. back to you guys. >>,000, doug. now test time for the top 5 at 5:30. we start with an extreme weather alert. people in bismarck, north dakota digging out from under 18 inches of snow. the snow advisories are in effect there. drivers are being warned to be careful of black ice during
their commute to work. a case of road rage in washington turns a shooting into a high speed car chase. it started when the victim says he cut off another guy on the highway and then that guy started following him. the victim then pulled over tot. that is never a good idea. that's when the suits respect pulled out a gun and fired three times. i ran back to my car real quick when i got to my car he started shooting shots. i thought i was shot. when the glass hit the back of my neck and went down my shirt i thought i was shot. >> the victim led cops on a high speed chase but managed to stop his car and rays him. this might be more incentive for students to brown bag their lunches. new york city's mayor michael bloomberg hiking school lunch fees to help close the city's $2.5 billion budget gap. the move only applies to families who pay the full price for lunches about 25 percent of the students in new york.
the cost going up from one buck to a dollar -- or one buck from a dollar 50 to 2.50. nascar beats wwe? clint voyeur and jeff gordon's scrap at the end of the race causing an all out brawl at the sprint cup series in phoenix, arizona. a fight started with one of the men on the pit crew grabbed gordon from behind and both side jumped in and got into it. even the drivers did, too. nascar officials looking further into that incident they are determining if there is any kind of punishment. tension built up with bowyer and he got fed up. they gathered at the air force base in tampa, florida get a warm welcome to the 927 air refuelling wing.
it is tough being away from family p and friends beautiful girls and beautiful wife. >> every day we are counting down. first see that plane coming in taxiing in the feeling inside is just so great that he's home, he's safe. >> it is a great feeling. very excited. >> it is really good. it has been tough the last two months. it is extra special because it is veteran's day. >> whie love these stories. those my friends are your 5@5:30. >> how adorable. >> they are so cute. >> continued reaction from last week's election. where the republican party now votes from here. >> they recently said as a party the gop has work to do. what might that look like? here is laura inge gram's on fox news sunday. >> depends how they react to
this. if the reaction is let's dig into our core principles and try to remake them i think the gop will lose even more seats in 20146789 if it becomes a bidding war with republicans and this group or that group whether it's latinos or women we will give you more we will do amnesty plus. it is not going to work. republicans have to take a lesson from. i hate to bring up reagan again but when goldwater got shill lacked all of these conservatives got together and said we are going to figure out how to sell this dwrod new voters. they went and transformed mississippi and bam ma. it took time and took a lot of introspection. an entire framework it depends how they ran.
>> a conversation is underway as who the prepub can party really is. before you leaf the house this morning let's get your first degree weather update with maria molina. people are waking up with colder temperatures. >> we had a lot of snow and across montana and further south with the rockies picking up over a foot of snow to a strong cold front. parts of the east coast with mild air ahead of it. and west to the northwest. a strong storm system. 61 degrees the high temperature over new york city. above what is typical for this time of the year. 63 degrees will be your high in syracuse. very, very warm for november. as we head to the southeast we will be dealing with a lot of heavy rain across parts of kentucky, tennessee, mississippi
and alabama associated with the strong front. 70s across atlanta into new orleans hine the system cold 50 for oklahoma city minneapolis only in the 28 degree range. 24 in far go. still lingering snow showers out there and across northwest more lingering snow. heather, ainsley they could be looking atlanta least another foot of snow along some of the higher elevations. >> it is time to entertain this television producer. credits include the 1970 hit the love boat has died. ♪ coleman pictured here. he's on the right. he passed away from natural causes at his los angeles house. he also worked on the show through makers of hawaii 5-0.
justin bieber talking his recent split with selena gomez. when asked about the breakup quote i don't know what to say. i don't know what's going on in my life to even says that. it doesn't make any sense because i have not made any comment. >> we now know a lot more. the dress judy garland wore as dorothy in "the wizard of oz" now has a new home. ♪ >> someone bought it for 480,000 dollars at a hollywood auction over the weekend. the buyer in its new location was not disclosed. >> now it is time for your starting lineup. it was a real show down between two of the best nfl teams at soldier field even though chicago's defense is one of the best from the league the bears proving no match against the
hughes tan texans. he le he left because of a conclusion. they win 13-6. a hard fought game between the rams and 49ers. unfortunately neither team edged out on top. the team tied at 24. the first for the nfl in four years. the eagles continue in their losing streak losing to dallas 38-23. eagles quarterback also left the game with a concussion. hope he is doing okay. it is 41 minutes after the hour. economists warning about the fiscal cliff. it will be disastrous for our economy. what will it mean for your taxes that effects virtual livery household in the country. san trau smith breaks it down. >> it is the outfit victoria secret wants to keep a secret. we will explain why. >> oh, pocahontas.
>> it is 44 minutes after the hour. if no pro xhicompromise is reac fiscal cliff will hit nearly every household. $536 billion more of your mauned the average family will have to woman up with -- come up with an extra 3500 this year. taxes for nearly all americans to go up by 3 percent. >> a lot of people's eyes really glaze over when we are talking the fiscal cliff at year's end. most americans will be effected by this means more dollars affected by our pocket. >> not just the most well off americans. >> middle income families will be affected by this on average. federal income taxes will go up
by 3 percent. >> it is at least a couple,$000 for the average family if not more than others. >> split it in half. for the amount of qualified children in your household that would drop to $500 if nothing is done by the end of the year. >> it is a real loss for families. >> a lot of older americans do live off of that dividend check they get every single month or quarter or every single year. the stock market has seen a major selloff in dividend stocks because they don't know what will happen to this by the end of the year. they are going to be subject to regular income taxes with that dividend rather than the 16 percent tax they pay now. >> in other words they are
paying 15 percent now they could look at paying whatever their regular income tax rate is which could be 30 percent or more. >> talk to us about the payroll tax? >> the payroll tax will go back to 6.2 percent. we are talking about two percentage points. the social security tax will weigh heavily on americans as well. >> alternative minimum tax to make sure the wealthiest paid taxes but this is effecting more people. when you do your taxes in the first part of 20 13u may look at your tax you are it could be married couples earning as little as 45,000 dollars singles your honoring 33,000 dollars a year heather that will be subjected to this amc tax. that effects 35 million
americans if we don't see some sort of resolution by year's end. >> we may be saving up a lot of money. >> remember there could be a resolution by the end of the year. they say amc is going to be the book. we will see if they come up with anything. if we see the busheir raw tax cuts we could all p affected. >> san trau smith from the fox business network. >> 48 after the top of the hour. take a look there she is she is gorgeous. it's what they want to keep a secret. you are suppose to do get out of the water when you see sharks. this guy is choosing to swim with them. let's check in with brian kilmeade on fox and friends. >> morse of the show will be on dry land. coming up we are going to be talking about the greatest general ovf our generation general petraeus. the twists and turns of the investigation. how it leads to the testimony that should be taking place this
week relating to libya. a cia guy the first to hint down bin laden will unwind the time line leading taupe the murder of our ambassador in benghazi. we will be discussing the pain staking entirely slow recovery effort from the storm that dates back in october. here we are in the middle of november. all coming up on "fox & friends." don't miss a minute. steve may even play the drums. >> growing up in a family that flew the american flag every day filled me with a sense of pride. eat good fats. avoid bad. don't go over 2000... 1200 calories a day. carbs are bad. carbs are good. the story keeps changing. so i'm not listening... to anyone but myself. i know better nutrition when i see it: great grains. great grains cereal starts whole and stays whole. see the seam?
>> it is 8 minutes before the hour. with nothing to protect the world record holding diver he spent 45 minutes in a tank filled with 25 sharks. he wanted to prove that sharks are more afraid of humans and not the other way around. >> victoria secret is now under fire. take a look at this outfit. take a nice long look. the fashion show has been puled broadcasting marketing materials. the indian head dress sparking some sort of an out cry. victoria secret issued an apology. ainsley? >> thank you, heather. >> i want the at-bats. >> from -- i want those abs. >> people head into the second week without power. >> more trucks, more trucks, more trucks. >> and now the long island power
authority is adding insult in injury. an official reportedly told a crowd in rockaway they would need to hire a licensed electrician to inspect their houses before power could be restored and they could get inspection forms on-line. wnyw robert moses is live with more on these increasing problems. good morning. >> good morning to you and good morning everyone. this neighborhood is very dark where we are this morning. the only thing you can sees darkness. the only thing you can hear is generators. there are about 1800 customers in east meadow without power a total of 64,000 customers here in long island still do not have power. over the weekend as you heard and saw the video protestors gather to express their dismay over the slow pace of restoration. according to lipa power has been restored to 95 percent of customers who now can safely receive it. for some that's still not
enough. >> they don't give a rats tail about us. that's unfair. we pay our bills just like everybody else. >> elderly people that live there. sick people that live there. god forbid is somebody going to die in their house when it is so cold? we need help. >> according to lipa power should be restored to 99 percent of the customers who can safely receive it by tomorrow. many of the people's homes have been so severely damaged they cannot get electrical power in their homes and for them the restoration will take a long time. that is the latest live from ooets meadow this morning ainsley back to you. >> i was out there yesterday. 126,000 without power on long island. now you were reporting 64,000. >> it has been awfully cold out there and families with children are really in a tough spot. >> it is five minutes before the hour. still ahead we have all heard the excuses for breaking up but this one takes the cake.
>> one minute until the top of the hour. we look at the good, bad and ugly. salute to the woman behind our nation's heroes. they team up with bridal salonce to give military brides to be free gowns. >> real life griff. police say they have stole thousands of dollars from presents. and a british woman blaming the 50 shades of gray for the end of the marriage. and so she filed for divorce. >> time to get scrambled up with