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listen to bbc tonight. you're going to love it. wait. >> are we out of time? >> we have to go. >> "special report" is next. high stakes poker as house republicans again go after obama care, this time by seeing the president's proposal and raising him one. this is "special report." good evening, i'm bret baier. it has taken years, but house republicans at last find themselves in synch with president obama on his health care law. it is the kind of endorsement the obama white house would rather live without, one that actually prompted a veto threat. chief washington correspondent james rosen is following the unfolding action on capitol hill.
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joins me now. >> good evening, house republicans orchestrated two floor votes for this evening, first to enshrine in law the announcement by the obama administration, giving employers across the country with more than 50 workers one year grace period before they have to offer health insurance plans or face penalty. that vote hasn't yet occurred, it is imminent. second vote meant to extend that to individuals, giving them another year before they face a mandate to purchase health insurance. that vote is also imminent. both are expected to pass the house. even if the bills weren't dead on arrival in a democrat controlled senate, the white house vowed to veto them both. >> i am tired of getting jerked around. >> this is comparing to me apples to refrigerators. >> before the votes, members of the ways and means subcommittee sparred over the delay in the employer mandate, why individuals don't deserve like treatment. >> why did you make decision that warren buffett get relief
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from obama care, but six pack doesn't? >> senior treasury official first testified he was unaware of conversations about that idea, then acknowledged the administration considered making some change to the individual manda mandate. >> the individual responsibility provision, how it would be effected and how it might interact if transition relief was given on the employer responsibility, reporting provisions and other employer requirements, consideration of -- >> there was discussion. >> was certainly given. >> there was discussion on it. >> in new york, democratic governor andrew cuomo announced empire state residents that purchase health insurance on their own will according to schedules set by state regulators see premiums slashed in half, most new yorkers use employer plans didn't deter the white house and allies. >> this is despite the fact that new york's health care costs are higher than the national average.
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>> tangible success and proof that all the doom and gloom of my colleagues on the other side is not likely to come to pass. >> it will be a brand new day for millions of americans. >> health and human services department is emphasizing how much of obama care remains on schedule, but republicans cited numerous component programs that aren't. >> never seen an organization that pays less attention to deadlines than this organization. >> as we say, we are awaiting the back to back votes on the house floor to start. they haven't yet started. as if in recognition that the image of obama care could use a little high level attention, the white house announced today that the president, bret, will discuss this in a speech at the white house tomorrow. >> james, thank you. we will bring you the results of the votes here on fox. the president's top law enforcement officer is not exactly getting a ton of support tonight over his contention that self defense laws cause more trouble than they prevent. it is a spinoff from the
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continuing controversy over the george zimmerman acquittal, even though stand your ground law in florida was not part of zimmerman's defense. wendell goler has more. >> reporter: the debate on whether stand your gun laws reduce or contribute to violence, white house press secretary made clear to reporters the president feels that debate should be at the state level. >> look at the laws on their books, evaluate them on the standard of are these laws improving or making worse the situation with regards to gun violence. >> reporter: regarding george zimmerman, mr. obama says the jury has spoken, and justice department officials say civil rights statues may not apply to the trial because some say the criticism was it was not about race. the release of his killer is prompting civil rights leaders to call for national outrage.
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>> going home alone, no weapon, yet he is murdered. then the victim of a murder is accused of revoking the murder. >> reporter: most gatherings are providing a platform. naacp platform in orlando. >> until we can overturn stand your ground, we risk other trayvon martins. >> reporter: at a delta faith a sigma convention holder addressed monday, hillary clinton told the group it brought deep, painful heartache. >> no mother, no father should ever have to fear for their child walking down a street in the united states of america. >> reporter: florida republican governor rick scott said his state is taking another look at stand your ground. >> i put together a bipartisan commission and we went through or they went through, looked at
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it. and their recommendation is we not make any changes. >> reporter: national rifle association declared, quote, self defense is not a concept, it is a fundamental human right. the caucus is asking for a thorough investigation. white house officials say they're not questioning the constitutionality of stand your ground laws, the issue is whether they're effective and whether they have unintended consequences. >> wendell goler , thank you. despite the attorney general's statement, it appears african americans benefit from the florida stand your ground law. statistical analysis proves blacks made one-third of the claims under that law in florida and have been successful 55% of the time. african-americans used the law at twice the rate or percentage of the population. the numbers, african americans at 16.6% of the population in florida, 133 people have used that defense. stand your ground, overall, 44
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were african-americans, 24 were justified. 76 white people have used it, 40 justified, according to the stats, a smaller percentage than the african-americans. a man in washington state accused of illegally discharging his shotgun is using a new legal technique, henceforth known as the biden defense, koin tv says jeffrey martin pled not guilty saying he was following the vice president's advice from last february when he thought he heard prowlers. >> if you want to protect yourself, get a double barrel shotgun, have the shells of 12 gauge shotgun, and i promise you as i told my wife, we live in an area that's wooded and somewhat secluded. said jill, if there's ever a problem, just walk out on the balcony here, walk out, put that double barrel shotgun, fire two
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blasts outside the house. >> according to koin, sheriff's deputies pointed out that biden notwithstanding, it is against the law to fire off a gun in nonself defense situations in washington state. the president's pick to represent this country at the united nations says the u.n. has done a disgraceful job in the syrian conflict, but samantha power found herself playing defense. jennifer griffin has the story from the pentagon. >> reporter: in her first heavy diplomatic lift, the president's pick for u.n. ambassador brought her four-year-old son to the hearing, hoping they wouldn't question her on her record. >> were you advocated the mammoth protection force to impose solution to the arab conflict? >> i disassociated myself from those comments many times. >> reporter: she went out of the way to talk about her support for israel. >> as i have done as president
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obama's u.n. adviser, i will stand up for israel and work tirelessly to defend it. >> reporter: she had to defend an article written in the new republic in which she suggested instituting a doctrine of mea culpa would enhance our credibility showing that american decision makers do not endorse the sins of their predecessors. >> we have nothing to apologize for. >> you don't have any in mind that we committed or sponsored. >> i will not apologize for america. i will stand proudly if confirmed behind the u.s. placards. >> i understand, do you believe the united states committed or sponsored crimes? >> i believe the united states is the greatest country on earth, i really do. >> so your answer to whether we committed crimes is united states is the greatest country on earth. >> we see failure of the u.n.
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council for the slaughter in syria. a disgrace history will judge harshly. >> reporter: democrats and republicans are blocking military aid to the syrian rebels promised by the white house, fearing the ill conceived program will result in weapons being provided to al qaeda. >> the president needs to make judgments when to use military force on the basis of u.s. national interest. what we found in history, there are times we have to work outside the security council. >> reporter: she won a pulitzer prize about genocide. she wanted them to intervene in rwanda and wanted them to help with moammar gadhafi. >> reporter: how to deter genocide while the u.s. stayed on the sidelines in syria as more than 100,000 have been killed in two years. >> jennifer griffin at the
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pentagon. thank you. the oldest daughter of the prior vice president wants to be part of a new generation in washington. carl cameron tells us the wyoming senate primary could come down to who can appear to be the most conservative. >> reporter: liz cheney, daughter of dick cheney, kicked off a major bat he will with the gop in wyoming with a run in the senate and attempt to oust the senior senator. >> we can no longer afford simply to go along to get along. we can't continue business as usual in washington. >> reporter: she launched her campaign with a video after moving to wyoming where her family has deep roots from virginia to plan a run. the former fox news contributor spent life in the public eye and service as a government official and pundit. one of the most low key members of the senate, enzi could be tough to beat. he was sworn in by none other than former vice president dick cheney. he was reelected twice in wyoming with three-quarters of
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the vote. she says it is time for someone with more backbone to stand up to democrats. >> instead of cutting deals with the president's allies, we should be opposing them every step of the way. >> reporter: he announced re-election plans closer to election day. yesterday said i intend to run for re-election in 2014. when i announce formally, i will let everyone know that date in the future. he has the support of the national republican senate or yal committee, and the backing of wyoming's other senator and house member, both of whom emphasize conservatism. >> he has a strong record of fighting for the people of wyoming, that's why i support him. >> mike enzi earned it in wyoming, putting in 18 solid years in the u.s. senate. i am a solid supporter and friend of his.
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>> reporter: the election is 16 months from now. this is the first time a republican primary faced a challenge erin decades. could be one of the toughest in the coming races. the irs was leaning on conservatives, was it also scrutinizing small businesses? that's next. i want to make things more secure. [ whirring ] [ dog barks ] i want to treat mo dogs. ♪ our business needs more cases. [ male announcer ] where do you want to take your business? i need help selling art. [ male announcer ] from broadband to web hosting to mobile apps, small business solutions from at&t have the security you need to get you there. call us. we can show you how at&t solutions can help you do what you do... even better. ♪ [ herbie ] eh, hold on brent, what's this? mmmm, nice car. there's no doubt, that's definitely gonna throw him off. she's seen it too. oh this could be trouble. [ sentra lock noise ] oh man.
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>> i certainly don't have any evidence of this. >> werfel says the irs is reviewing procedures to make sure they're fair. >> to the extent an individual or small business or large business has a lack of trust in the irs, that does a lot of damage to our voluntary kpliechbs tax system. >> also today, republicans from house oversite and ways and means requested new documents after accusations. william wilkins, obama appointee demanded action of tea party groups during the 2010 election cycle. lawmakers wrote, quote, as part of the on-going investigation, the committees have learned that the irs chief counsel's office in washington, d.c. has been closely involved in some of the applications. jay sek eula with the american center for law and justice is suing on behalf of 41 organizations, called it extremely disturbing. >> the white house keeps saying they weren't involved and the
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irs keeps saying it was low level officials. now we have the white house appointed chief counsel of the irs involved in the case, and that changes the dynamic significantly, and changes it for our litigation as well. >> house oversight elijah cummings blasted darrell issa saying your letter appears to create a skewed account, based on partial, incomplete, and cherry-picked information. issa fired back saying his team interpreted the information fairly and accusing cummings of doing the administration's bidding. there may be fireworks between them tomorrow as the next oversight committee hearing takes place. >> thanks. the dow up 19 today, s&p 500 gained 5. nasdaq finished ahead 11 and a half. ben bernanke wants to see substantial progress in the job market before scaling back the fed's bond purchases. fox business correspondent has
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details. >> reporter: it is a top concern among investors. when will the federal reserve stop pumping billions into the economy. this morning, fed chairman ben bernanke gave them what they were looking for. >> with unemployment still high and declining only gradually, with inflation running below the committee's longer run objective, a highly accommodative monetary policy will remain appropriate for the foreseeable future. >> reporter: in other words, the economic recovery is still too weak for the federal reserve to pull back. they buy $85 billion of bonds a month in quantitative easing. the goal to push down interest rates on mortgages, auto loans, business lending so consumers and companies will borrow, spend it, helping the economy and boosting job growth. it has been working. in may, he suggested the fed may cut back on this program. that tanked markets, increased mortgage rates. in less than two months, mortgage rates spiked from 3.5% to more than 4.5%.
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he says as the economy improves, the fed will spend less on bonds and eventually stop buying them. it depends how the economy is doing. he expects housing markets to continue, says the job market is improving, describes progress as far from satisfactory. still, there are some within the fed decision making committee that want federal reserve to begin pulling back, arguing all this easy money will eventually lead to stock market and housing bubbles and inflation. still ahead, putting your home in the danger zone, and expecting taxpayers to bail you out. first, a foreign country tries to take a valuable resource from the u.s. who, what, and why when we return. p>nño@ç-ño/,o wt;gg7⌞ñ
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lawmakers in the u.s. debate immigration reform, their counterparts in canada are hoping to capitalize. they're making a push to upgrade their economy at america's expense. dan springer shows us how. >> reporter: take the driver on the silicon valley in california these days, you will see an unusual sales pitch to a forgotten group in the immigration debate, the skilled foreign worker. billboards by the canadian government have billboards to boost the high tech sector taking advantage of america's immigration fight. >> i don't think i am saying anything uncharitable or controversial when i suggest the american immigration system is in large measure dysfunctional. >> reporter: the bill passed by the senate nearly doubles the annual cap on skilled worker visas to 110,000. this year's cap reached on the second day of taking applications.
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>> i am not against hiring employees out of the united states, it is just that we weren't able to find the talent with the right price tag. >> reporter: critics say there's more than enough talent already in the united states, foreign workers appeal to companies because they're cheaper and can't bolt for a competitor. >> corporate america is addicted to the foreign talent, going overseas. it gives them a lot more control. >> reporter: tech companies deny they abuse the h-1 v, and have allies in congress, former microsoft and dot com executives. >> these are places there's a worldwide market, it is not just the united states. these are areas where the skill set is being developed globally. >> reporter: raising global visas is one area republicans and democrats agree on immigration reform, whether canada is successful in poaching brain power already here, creating a silicon valley of the
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north remains to be seen. bret? >> dan springer in seattle. they're confirming the death of the number two was killed in a u.s. drone strike. he fought in afghanistan, spent six years in guantanamo bay, and returned to the battlefield. we will show you what some of your tax dollars are buying at gitmo. a hint, you're watching one now. and lebron james or justin beiber, the boston bombing suspect hits the cover of the rolling stone. my name is mike and i quit smoking.
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now fresh pickings from the political grapevine. the taliban want a teenager shot by militants to come home and mend her ways. she was welcomed as a hero at united nations friday. she was shot in the face last october after campaigning for the rights of girls to go to school. the taliban sent an open letter written by a senior commander, accusing the girl of smearing the taliban and urging her to return to pakistan. it is amazing you are shouting for education, pretending you were shot due to education, although this is not the reason, your propaganda was the issue. what you are doing now, you're
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using your tongue on the behest of the others. the cover of rolling stone is a place normally reserved for rock stars and celebrities at the top of their field. tonight, the magazine is taking heat for making boston bombing suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev. how a popular promising student was failed by his family, fell into radical islam, became a monster. critics say it glorifies terrorism and sends the wrong message. if they want to become famous, kill somebody says a criminal obviously gist, jack levin. rolling stone was trending in boston. one tweet, rolling stone, you could have honored any victim of the bombing with your cover, but you chose a terrorist. cvs and walgreen's announced they won't sell the magazine. rolling stone issued a statement
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standing by its cover. you might be surprised to learn where new tvs are going on your dime. to gitmo. the pentagon spending more than $80,000 on tvs for guantanamo bay detention center where terror suspects are held. the administration wants to eventually close that facility. the pentagon hasn't gotten back to us why the tvs were ordered, but says they're not going to the detainees, as we reported in the past, suspected terrorists housed at gitmo enjoy a wide array of movie selections, including the harry potter series. if someone chooses to make a home in an obviously dangerous area, should you be financially responsible when something goes wrong? that's not a new question but an important one in colorado. correspondent alicia acuna has the story. >> reporter: colorado lost a record number of homes in wildfires two summers in a row in nearly the same geographic area. the black forest fire near
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colorado springs burned close to 500 homes last month, which cost taxpayers about $8.5 million to fight. that surpasses the nearby waldo canyon fire destruction of a year ago. they're in the wild land urban interface, where human development is spreading onto undeveloped wild land. >> we have many more ignition sources. so chances of fire starting are increasing, then the conditions are ripe where we have opportunity for the fires to grow and spread. >> reporter: a recent study shows depending on density, it costs from 5 to 10s of thousands a day to defend each property, plus insurance companies past on cost of replacement through higher premiums. kelly campbell, an insurance expert on a state taskforce says more homes will go up in the burn zone. >> 40% of all development is taking place in this interface. by 2030, we anticipate the
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number of people that live in the wild land urba interface will increase by 300%. >> reporter: campbell says this matters even for those that don't live on the edge of wilderness, it impacts air and water quality. tony cheng says we are caught in a fire suppression cycle. when we extinguish fires, they don't take the natural course. it creates future mega fires. this fire was a catalyst or code so people can rebuild but with different layouts. >> thank you. staying in colorado, the small town of deer trail is considering an ordinance that would create drone hunting licenses a licenses. they have never seen a drone on the eastern plains, want to make a statement that using unmanned
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surveillance planes to spy on people in the u.s. is wrong. walmart getting helits comp with washington, d.c. council. executives from target and other retailers urge the d.c. mayor to veto living wage bill passed by council. it mandates walmart and others pay minimum wage of $12.50 an hour, more than $4 an hour above the current rate. the house takes another shot at obama care. will it really make any difference? we will ask the fox all stars when we return. first, we take a live look at memphis, tennessee from our fox affiliate, whbq. big story there, six shelby county communities voted to make their own school district. maybe not the lead story, but they are following it, buttercup, the duck, who has a prosthetic duck leading the
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this is a fox news alert. moments ago, the house of representatives voted to delay implementing the employer mandate in the president's health care law. 264-161. there were 35 democratic yeas, a figure that high significant considering there were gnome near that that voted no on the original law. one republican voted no. next up as you look live on the house floor, a vote on postponing the individual mandate in the health care law. today, some interesting hearings up on capitol hill about those delays. >> the president put a personal thing on it, this is working the
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way it is supposed to. it shouldn't be this tough. you're not making the representation that the employer mandate is going the way it is supposed to. you're not saying that, are you? >> congressman, this is a very ambitious legislation. >> it wasn't supposed to be like this, right? >> this is a very major piece of legislation. >> it sure is. >> historic benefits to the american people. >> with that, let's bring in the panel about obama care. steve hayes, juan williams, columnist with the hill, and columnist charles krauthammer. steve, seen one vote, another coming. thoughts? >> that's embarrassing, he can't say yes, this is going the way he wants or acknowledge it is not. the administration already acknowledged it is not going the way they want it to because they decided to suspend implementation of the employer mandate for a year. it shouldn't be that difficult a question. i think this is an interesting vote.
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i think we reached an interesting moment in the post passage of the affordable care act because until this point, you have sort of seen cracks in the foundations, people following it closely, jim angle and others, understand we are about to see an unraveling, a crumbling. what we have seen, whether it is max balk as calling it a train wreck, saying the mandate wasn't going to be lawful, stunning letter from unions going after the president, saying this will have disastrous effects not only on union members but millions of americans. the nfl distancing from comments that secretary sebelius made. all that together, you see the public collapse of obama care. so we're seeing it collapse, that's something the white house has to be tremendously concerned about. what the votes in the house are doing today, putting democrats in the house in a difficult position to vote in favor of suspending the employer mandate,
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which is what the white house argued in favor of doing, but instructed democratic house members not to vote that way. >> 35 of them said no thanks. juan, the white house democrats touting new york premiums in the face of the back and forth on obama care. take a listen. >> this is despite the fact that new york's health care costs are much higher than the national average. >> this is a tangible success, proof that all of the doom and gloom of my colleagues on the other side is not likely to come to pass. >> so the governor there, edward cuomo, announcing that residents in new york who purchase health insurance on their own next year, according to the schedules, will see their premiums slashed in half. of course, what wasn't said, most residents get their insurance from employers. but that alone, democrats were touting that today. >> right. i mean, democrats pointed to
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massachusetts, they can point to new york. you know, the reason the treasury officials' voice seems paralyzed at a simple, direct question, there's so much politics here. if he says you know what, we're having some trouble, that's why we have a delay, he fears that becomes ammunition for critics of obama care. so he feels as a matter of politics and keeping his job, i suspect, he has to be circumspect in how he answers. it makes him think these guys are on the defensive. the real thing, people from unions, people inside the deal, when you see that criticism come forward, that's a threat, that's is substantial. the reason they're concerned is that they want a better deal. they want more articulation as to what are the responsibilities, what are expectations. they want things defined up front to get involved and shape it to their liking. right now, you're not hearing
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from the white house or secretary sebelius those definitions. they're saying it is a work in progress. >> frankly, it is a threat to unions, one of their mandates, one of their jobs for workers is to provide options on health care. that's not what's in this law. >> but remember, let's not go too far, remember unions backed this. and they backed it up to now. they viewed it as helping workers. >> here is what the letter from union leaders to senator reid and minority leader pelosi. right now unless you enact an equitable fix, it will shatter our hard earned health benefits but destroy the foundation of the 40 hour work week that's the backbone of the american middle class. campaign after campaign, we put boots on the ground, gone door to door to get the vote, run phone banks and raised money. this is coming back to haunt us. congress wrote this law, we
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voted for you, we have a problem, you need to fix it. charles? >> it is true, they supported the bill, they supported the administration, they helped elect it, had the boots on the ground and they were swindled, but it isn't as if they weren't warned. people that looked at the bill said the way it is constructed, there's a huge incentive for any business, small business, to drop the number of employees under 50, the firms are now known as the 49ers, so people get fired as a way to get under the requirement of employer mandate. it also means a lot of full time employees are going to lose at least ten hours of work. they have to get under 30 hours. if you're a full-time worker now, you're not going to be able to support a family on part time income. but the worst is as you indicated, they're going to lose their members. the glory of the union movement is beginning of the second world war when there were wage and price controls, companies
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competed against each other by including health care in the package. that was the beginning of that. and that's one of the great achievements of unions. now what they're seeing is workers are looking at the exchanges and seeing i can drop out of the employer plan, i get a huge subsidy, come out ahead, and don't have to be a member of the union. so this is a disaster for the unions and that's why you have this letter of desperation and disappointment. >> steve, the president will speak about health care tomorrow, come out about it, and as i mentioned, they're talking about new york and premiums there for individuals. the republicans in the house are putting out something about the state of ohio saying that based on estimates from society of actuaries, cost for health insurance will increase there, the department estimating an average of 88%. as we talked before, this is like a quilt of different states
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in different situations, how this all comes out. >> exactly. and if you think forward to early next year when this stuff is supposed to -- most of this is supposed to have been implemented, i think you're looking at an unmitigated disaster, people get bills they didn't expect to get, people showing up with doctors that don't have their records. i think you're talking about chaos in the health insurance market. if the president giving a speech was going to make a difference, would have made a difference a long time ago when he gave several dozen of them. i don't think it matters at this point. next up, a new cheney in politics. alert.
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>> bret: a big race is
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brewing out west. a primary, a republican primary, liz cheney announcing she is going to challenge incumbent senator enzi. and he was asked about it by the "the washington post." he said well, she said if i run, she wasn't going to run. but obviously that wasn't correct. the question: what is your relationship with liz cheney. enzi, i thought we were friends. question, are you at all concerned with cheney's potential fundraising prowess considering her ties to the former vice president and the bush administration? enzi: money raising has always ban problem for me. does her challenge give you any second thoughts about reelections? enzi, no. we're back with the panel. start with steve. >> it's interesting. that's not what i was going to say. that is an interesting exchange. mike enzi gave an interview last week to jonathan martin to the "new york times." he talked about a phone call he had with liz cheney said in effect she called me to say she might be running. sort of left it at that then, yesterday, he comes up with this new detail from that phone call where
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she apparently said, according to enzi, she called him not only to say that she was running but that she wouldn't run if he was retiring. which raises the obvious question why didn't he say that in his initial interview with jonathan martin? it would have been the lead of the piece. the most significant news to come out of that interview. makes you wonder if mike enzi is making that up. in terms it ever the broader race, taps very interesting race and difficult one for the republican party. liz cheney is, i think, the kind of republican that post 2012 the party has been saying it wants to run. she is tough. she is smart. she is articulate. she is dynamic. she does all of these things. she is conservative down the line. and, you know, presumably would be a pretty good senator if you want bold change. now, that's not what the establishment is doing here with the nrsc saying we are willing to spend money that he we would be spending in races against democrats to reelect mike enzi. >> bret: it's not only the establishment. senator rand paul is clearly not characterized
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as establishment all the time. here is his quote: when i heard liz cheney was running for senate, i wondered if if she was rubbing in her home state of virginia. the fellow wyoming senator john investor was so he said this: i think that liz, she is terrific. and i think she has a future that is very, very bright. i just think this is wrong race at the wrong time. juan? >> well, i mean this is a broader picture here about what's going on in the republican party right now. and the kind of fear that you have among incumbents that their opponents really these days aren't democrats. they are people inside the republican party who say i'm more conservative than you are. or i have a bigger name than you have and i'm not ever going to compromise with those dastardly democrats. just this weekend you had senator enzi saying you know, there is a possibility of compromise in washington. we can work on these issues. and now you hear liz cheney saying that's exactly why we don't need anybody who is working with those
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terrible obama folks. >> bret: in fact the quote liz cheney's video instead of cutting deals with the president's allies we should be opposing them every step of the way. enzi said last week the key is common ground. i believe that we can agree on 80% of an issue 100% of the time. when you compromise, both sides give up, it's not compromise, it's finding common ground. charles? >> but, people are reacting as if this is the first time in american history that a younger candidate has challenged an established incumbent of their own party. it happens all time. it is how a lot of the great older careers got started. and i think this is not -- i mean it's unusual only in the sense that she is already nationally known. she is essentially running on age. you know, that's what jfk ran on in 1960. and he was lion niced the younger generation. new frontier in the nawcialg jesse said the
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torch had been passed to a new generation of americans. generational races aren't new. somebody with a name stepping in isn't new. she is obviously young and talented, and he is established. she will run. she will try to run to his right. i think it -- as long as it doesn't end up being nasty it could be healthy. >> bret: last thing, quickly, steve. how much is her father, does he play in this race? >> well, he is he a big deal, obviously in wyoming. he is, fair to say that he is worshipped in the state of wyoming and has lots of connections. i think it certainly will help. look, she has got her own career. she has done her own thing. she has already been successful. >> bret: that is it for the panel. stay tuned for the animal world's version of an amazing get away.
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>> bret: finally tonight, fight or flight. when it comes to a cheetah vs. an impala, the impala always chooses flight. and it was a wild chase all caught on camera. a group of impalas chased by two cheetahs in south africa with park goers watching and taping the whole thing. these are some smart impalas. >> the fastest animal on land we knee is the cheetah. cheetahs aren't quite as talented as the impala. beautiful shot of impalas being chased by cheetahs unless you are the impala. then it appears that the hunters cheetah separate one from the family. the spectators watching the chase, quinn, the lone doe watched to the right here jumped into that suv. boom! right there. now, the impala is inside the suv. thank god the impala left. the cheetah its also left. amazing. >> smart impalas. thanks for i inviting us into
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