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panel on sunday. tune in to see what my hair will look like. that's it for us. have a great weekend. "special report" is next. the third time will not be the charm for mitt romney. the gop's 2012 nominee and this year's early front runner says he will not run in 2016. this is "special report." good evening, i'm bret baier. welcome to washington. we begin with the first big surprise of the 2016 campaign, mitt romney who was way out in front of the gop field in last night's fox news poll shocked a lot of people today when he said thanks but no thanks. it's a decision that creates an even more wild west feel to a gop presidential free for all. we have fox team coverage
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tonight. james rosen measures the shock wave but we begin with chief political correspondent carl cameron on romney's announcement. >> we are three weeks exactly to the day after mitt romney said he was seriously considering a third presidential run. he held a national press conference call with his supporters today and pulled the plug. >> it's critical that america elect a conservative leader become our next president. you know that i wanted to be that president but i do not want to make it more difficult for someone else to emerge who may have a better chance of becoming that president. >> reporter: romney said he could raise the money but many former donors wouldn't commit. romney said he was heartened by encouraging calls but the grassroots showed little interest. romney wasn't there, wasn't missed and his team sow first hand what little buzz existed
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was negative. he joked about his wealth. >> i don't miss the adoring press. i don't miss over 300 00 nights a year in a motel room. i'm not thinking about getting rich from the speaking fees after a leave office. if you have heard, i'm already rich. i'm thinking about how i can help the country. >> reporter: not only was he leading gop polls but the only one tied with hillary clinton. even president obama took notice last night re. >> we've got a former presidential candidate on the other side who suddenly is deeply concerned about poverty. that's great. let's go. come on. let's do something about it. i am glad that the rhetoric at least has shifted. but let's now make sure that the policies match up with the
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rhetoric. >> reporter: romney's response made it look like game on last night. obama, wonder why my concern about poverty? the record number of poorb in your term. this morning romney bailed out with a nod to newcomers. >> i believe one of our next generation of republican leaders, one who may not be as well known as i am today and has not yet taken their message across the country, one who is just getting started may well emerge as being better able to defeat the democrat nominee. >> reporter: to many that amounted to a shot at jeb bush and chris christie the two-term new jersey governor. romney is having dinner with christie tonight. he met with bush last week and now is out. so begins the scramble for the rest of the field. >> we shall see. carl, thank you. today i interviewed wisconsin governor scott walker for our possible presidential contenders series.
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during that interview walker had to pause to take a call from mitt romney. i wasn't in on that private conversation but before the call walker praised romney and then pointed to one line in romney's exit statement. >> governor romney is a good man, would have been a good president. i appreciate the fact in his comments he pointed out it is time to maybe pass the torch and look for new leadership. >> you saw that line pointing to somebody like you? >> i would love to have his endorsement. i think it is a time for new fresh ideas. >> changes the gop picture. >> no doubt about it. i think you are right about that. i think it is one of those where initially when he made comments it kind of -- now he made it official he is not running there is a number of perspective candidates who will be out eagerly. >> for the ten or more republicans left angling for
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party's presidential nomination romney's withdrawal creates a host of opportunities as they scramble to lock up the former nominee's donors staffers and supporters. james rosen has that part of the story tonight. from former florida governor jeb bush the candidate, saying mitt is a patriot and i join many in hoping his days of serving our nation and our party are not over. >> jeb bush would certainly helped by romney's decision. it takes his main rival in the establishment tier of the nominating battle out of the race. he still has to worry about chris christie and scott walker and marco rubio. we are starting to see that he isn't as much under jeb bush's shadow as we thought. >> reporter: the latest poll finds romney supporters largely up for grabs with bush former
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arkansas governor mike huckabee. >> it tells me republicans are not thrilled with establishment candidates right now. they are not thrilled with the establishment and it is a great opportunity for governor perhaps one we are not thinking of right now to step in and take control of this race. >> reporter: the other perspective candidates in various positions praising romney even as they circle about the donor base looking to coral campaign cash. >> the primary now is the money primary. one of the big reasons why the mitt romney announcement is so important is that this frees a lot of the establishment money that may float to the multiple governors because they are the establishment candidates. >> reporter: with a year to go before iowa caucuses seasoned gop hands caution that crowded field of candidates will likely expand and contract and voters will be unlikely to pay close
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attention. >> this is not a race where the most money gets the nomination. this is a race that ultimately will be won on message, candidate skills, personality and on organization in a lot of ways. >> a former chairman of the republican national committee repeated a plea to the candidates and the conservative base that he made to both groups in the last cycle not to exult purity over victory. how do you feel about romney's decision? let me know at or on twitter. the agonizing wait continues tonight for the families of two men held hostage by isis militants. isis is demanding the release of convicted terrorist on jordan's
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death row. more negative reaction to word that a former detainee at guantanamo bay is back in contact with middle eastern terrorists. the dust up over the taliban five, national security correspondent has the story tonight from the pentagon. >> pentagon officials defended the white house decision to trade five top taliban leaders for sergeant bowe bergdahl a day after information released that one had reached out by telephone to taliban contacts in afghanistan. defense oofficials -- >> i remind it was because of the process we have in place and the strong relationship that we have with the government of qatar that we were able to identify this particular activity and i can assure you that steps are being taken to mitigate any activity in the future. >> this individual has not returned to the battlefield and
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is not allowed to travel outside of qatar. this individual is still in qatar right now. >> reporter: the five detainees included the taliban's deputy minister of intelligence and interior minister. >> in past releases there is approximately 30% of those who have returned to the fight. so it should be of no surprise that one or more of these five wouldn't return to the fight. >> reporter: and backing reluctance to refer to the taliban as terrorists. >> i think my colleague at the white house made it clear that they use terror tactics to some degree to exert their influence. they are not designated a foreign terrorist organization. and for purposes of u.s. armed forces in afghanistan they are considered an armed insurgency. >> reporter: the amir promised president obama that his country would monitor the detainees for
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a year ending in may. >> i think we have a mixed relationship with the government of qatar. we have a major military base there. but qatar is also the organization that helps to fund hamas. >> reporter: senator lindsayey graham says the five released met a month ago with the faction designated a foreign terror organization by the state department. >> thank you. up next president obama's upcoming budget adding it all up. here is what fox affiliates around the country are covering. in los angeles the murder arrest for shug knight accused of driving his pickup truck backward and forward over two men in a parking lot. he has a long history of violent crimes. a delta airlines flight from
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minneapolis makes an emergency landing after the pilot is walked out of the cockpit. delta says the door jammed. this is a live look at tampa from fox 13. the big story a custody battle brewing for bart the zombie cat. bart's owner says he found the cat curled up in a ball and apparently dead. the cat came back five days later. he took it into the humane society and they say he cannot have bart back because of his home environment. that's tonight's live look outside the beltway from "special report." you know.... there's a more enjoyable way to get your fiber. try phillips fiber good gummies. they're delicious and an excellent source of fiber to help support regularity. mmmm. these are good! the tasty side of fiber. from phillips
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and spending spree that has the president all fired up. correspondent has the story tonight from the white house. >> reporter: let's get something done. an energized president obama telling democrats in philadelphia last night his plan his policies were right and the fight was worth it. >> the other side was telling us this would be a disaster and kill jobs and raise the deficit, health care costs would explode. >> reporter: improving economy, lower gas prices shrinking unemployment falling deficits, proofs say proponents that white house policies are working even as they add more programs like today's announced precision medicine plan which costs $215 million. and the president seems to be doubling down asking for fresh tax hikes, more spending, calling in the huffington post for an end to mindless austerity. it's a budget the gop lawmakers say will be dead on arrival. a search to the left on a
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president who campaigned on pragmatism. >> i think the president mirrors the democratic party generally where you see the energy in the party. >> the president believes there is a lot more to do to support middle class families. i don't know if supporting middle class families means you are more oriented to progressive end of spectrum so be it. >> reporter: critics say it is a throwback to the old tax and spend days, spending boom against the back drop of record debt, $18 trillion in 2015. >> dangerous for the democratic party in the sense that there is a wide spread perception majority of americans think government hasn't been working very well. >> or working at all which is why this is so corrosive for democrats because as the president's policies go so go the political narrative in 2016.
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it's an uncomfortable fall leftward say analysts for hillary clinton. on monday the president visits the department of homeland security where he is expected to renew calls for congress to fully fund the agency. just the latest in an ongoing battle over how best to spend your tax dollars. >> kevin korke. the president's new push comes as republicans renew attempts to turn back the clock on obamacare. chief congressional correspondent reports on the efforts to replace it. >> reporter: in a memo this week to house republicans majority leader says the first order of business in february will be voting to repeal obamacare. mccarthy notes this legislation will also include instructions to the relevant committees to develop our patient-centered health care reforms. in an interview with fox speaker john boehner revealed it is in the works. >> three committee chair men
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have jurisdiction over health care policy in our country. those are working together to craft what we believe would be a better approach with regard to health care for the american people than obamacare. >> so there will be -- >> there will be an alternative and you will get to see it. >> reporter: the three committees are ways and means, and education and the workforce. in broad terms the republican alternative would be designed to reduce costs, give every american more control over their health care decisions and provide access to the best care with 21st century cures and treatments. senate republicans have also been exploring alternatives. >> i think we have to get rid of the mandates on the american people, the mandate that they have to buy a government-approved product. i think people ought to have the freedom and choice and flexibility to buy what actually works for them and for their families.
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>> is this good for the dialogue. >> reporter: at the white house spokesman isn't buying it. says lawmakers should work on solutions and must be prepared if the supreme court chooses to void many obamacaresied subsidies. >> we need to transition to a plan that will actually help people afford their care and get to see a doctor. things that many people can't do now under the health care law. >> reporter: there is also the issue of the upcoming 2016 presidential campaign where any republican alternative could be a front and center issue for the eventual gop nominee. what the people who run the super bowl are doing to make sure it is supersafe. first, not everyone is celebrating lower gasoline prices. the down side of cheap oil next. there's only one egg that just tastes better. so fresh from the farm. delicious.
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in 2014. the gdp grew at 2.6% annual rate down from 5% in the third quarter and 4.6% in the second. wall street not happy about that today. the dow plunged 252 thmpt s&p 500 was down 26. the nasdaq fell 48. for the week the dow was off almost three percentage point. the nasdaq lost 2 1/2. the white house is trying to clarify what vice president biden meant. this time biden said things under president obama have been tough. >> the past six years have been really hard for this country and have been really tough for our
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party. they have been really tough for our party. but together it's because together and together we made some really, really tough decisions. decisions that weren't at all popular, hard to explain, hard to communicate why it was so important it had to be made. >> white house press secretary says biden was observing that it has been very difficult to dig out of the financial crisis. now, joining us from our sister network, fox business network to talk about what is happening with the economy here and around the globe. good evening, maria. >> today's gdp report reminds us that the economy is showing mixed signals at best. the fact is the european region is deteriorating. the 55% selloff in the price of oil while so many people have been expecting consumer spending to see a positive impact we have yet to see that.
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all we are seeing are job cuts within the energy sector. and then there are all budget issues where the uncertainty of what tax reform will look like is keeping businesses at bay. the president says business spending is increases. i can't find many businesses ramping up spending right now. >> how much of an issue is the impact of weak economies abroad. >> europe our largest trading partner. a lot of people say it is a positive that the europe yn central bank instituted stimulus but what they need is structural reform in the labor market. try convincing that to 19 countries part of the euro. that is going to be slow in terms of recovery. china another issue. for the longest time we spoke of china being the engine of growth for the world while china is growing way down from the 11% that we were looking at when we discussed china being the engine of the world. it is about the u.s. and the
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inability to communicate clarity on budget issues businesses are waiting and watching and sitting on cash. that needs to see a pickup and that is what will lead to growth and hiring so far we are not seeing much of it. >> as always thank you. >> don't miss maria on our sister network. if you are not sure where to find box business network log on to fox business network. there is a down side to drastic oil prices. >> reporter: could it be most americans have actually been smiling at the gas pumps lately? >> nice to be able to fill the tank and not have to spend a ton of money. >> reporter: according to aaa the average price for a gallon of unled regular is hovering around $2.05.
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it was $3.28 last year. here in west texas danny campbell's company is contracted out to explore new spots for drilling. with oil supply exceeding demand he says he is being forced to cut his business in half. >> we have been running four weeks most of 2014 we have already dropped one and gone to three and we will be in the process in late february early march and go to two. >> reporter: because oil prices are the lowest they have been since 2009 profit margins for most energy companies are shrinking and that means pink slips. >> we will see a decline in jobs. i think our estimate is about 140,000 jobs. >> reporter: that is in texas alone. this week british petroleum said it will lay off an unspecified number of workers in houston. the week before baker hughes
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announced combined reduction of 16,000 positions. wide spread layoffs expected in oil producing states like wyoming, north dakota oklahoma and louisiana. economists say there is a silver lining that people are spending less on gas they have more cash to burn elsewhere. >> thank you. next in the grapevine political correctness rears its ugly or maybe we should say cosmetically challenged head again on campus. this time no more mr. anything.
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mr. and ms. have been kicked out of city universe. "wall street journal" reported school officials sent a memo banning professors from addressing students with gender specific greetings policy to eliminate the use of gendered salutations. mr. and ms. should be omitted. a school spokesman said the move was made for title 9. an attorney whose job it is to council universities tells "wall
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street journal" they are not mandated to do this, to say they must bar gender saltations because of the law is ridiculous. if you think you are having a bad day take heart. a man holding a lottery ticket matching the numbers for a $21 million jackpot just learned he won't be getting a dime because he was seven seconds late buying his ticket. the supreme court of canada made the ruling yesterday. he just got to the store just before 9:00. the cutoff for buying the tickets. the clock on the lottery computer read 8:59 when he bought two tickets. the second one came out with a time of 9:00 and seven seconds. the court said rules are rules and that ticket was eligible for the following week's drawing leaving joel empty handed. finally the preparation for the super bowl we compiled stats we think you should know.
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8 million is how many pounds of guacamole will be eaten paired with 14,500 tons of chips. 1.25 billion chicken wings will be eaten this weekend averaging out to three wings for every single american. 325 million gallons of beer will be consumed, enough to fill almost 500 olympic-sized swimming pools. with all of that comes the tums. antacid sales increase by 20% by super bowl sunday. workforce management firm estimates 1.5 million people will skip work come monday. perhaps most heavily guarded aspect will be the footballs themselves. the scandal deflate gate has led to increased security for all 108 game balls but there are more serious concerns about real threats to what has become the
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signature event in american sports. correspondent will carr is in glendale, arizona tonight. >> reporter: more than 1 million people are packed into the phoenix area for super bowl xlix. dhs secretary jay johnson said security is a top concern. >> the key is vigilance. and we have devoted a lot of resources and a lot of effort to making sure this event is safe and secure. >> reporter: for surveillance border patrol brought in black hawk helicopters. fighter jets will be flying overhead to enforce a no fly zone. there will be thousands of officers on the ground with radiation detectors and bomb sniffing dogs. >> the lone wolf style attack is something that we have seen more and more in recent years. it is becoming more important for us in law enforcement and
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homeland security to work in a collaborative fashion. >> reporter: federal authorities announced $21.5 million in fake nfl merchandise targeted international shipments many originating in asia for fake clothes, hats, t-shirts and more. >> we have seen narcotics organizations. >> reporter: the economic impact of super bowl xlix is expected to bring in half a billion dollars to the phoenix area. this is an international event. the foreign country has paid for a super bowl commercial shelling out $3.8 million for a 30 second tourism spot. representatives say they are daring to dream big. >> thank you. romney is out. so who gets the biggest boost? we'll talk about the 2016 presidential race and play some candidate casino when we come back. huh, fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. everybody knows that. well, did you know words really can
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. i have decided it is best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee. i believe one of the next generations of republican leaders just getting started may well emerge as being better able to defeat the democrat nominee. i expect and hope that to be the case. >> mitt romney on a conference call with supporters saying he is out. thanks but no thanks. was there a secret message in that statement that he made and read? there was quick reaction from all others in the gop possible field. jeb bush tweeted out mitt is a patriot and i join many in hoping his days in serving our nation and the party are not over. rand paul i hope to work together with mitt to grow our party. marco rubio's statement he
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earned the right to consider running. i respect his decision to give the next generation a chance to lead. scott walker's tweet, had a great conversation with mitt romney. he is a good man. as i mentioned earlier in the show i was interviewing governor walker when he had to pause and take that call from mitt romney and then the tweet came in after that. let's bring in our panel. senior editor of national review. thoughts on this announcement and what it means? >> up until two weeks ago i thought every wub was talking about him running. everyone thought he was going to run. he shouldn't do it. he announced to his base which is a bunch of donors in manhattan that he was thinking about doing it. for the last couple of weeks and particularly that speech in mississippi it sounded like he was really going to do it. i was actually surprised that he is not going to do it now. i think he made the right decision. the people i have talked to
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today said he basically decided that the only way he could have done this would have been bloody and bruising. if he got the nomination he would be battered. if he didn't get the nomination he would have battered somebody else. he took the high road. good for him and the party. >> who benefits most? >> jeb bush benefits most. you have an establishment wing that has been looking for a torch bearer. the question is, is it going to be jeb bush? mitt romney said not so quick. i'm interested. and then you have chris christie sitting in the wing. >> who is also having dinner with mitt romney. >> you have lots of drama available to all of our viewers. i think that one of the big issues here was the donors and the structure of the campaign. it was a big loss for romney to see that his key operative in iowa went to work for jeb bush. of course, iowa and the
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evangelical wing of the party was going to be a difficult marriage for romney anyway. when you stop and think about the folks that he is talking about, the folks on the phone call in manhattan if there is an early primary among republicans going on with the donor class there was a clear message from the editorial pages as well as from the hedgefunds your time is passed. >> charles? >> i hate to say i told you so. i love saying i told you so. i never thought there was a chance he was going to run. i don't think there is any sort of conspiracy or plan here. i think he thought he had a chance. he decided all of a sudden i'm going to do this. he saw the numbers and then he got three weeks of reaction which is very negative. and he made the right decision. this is not going to be a good race for him and it was going to hurt the party. i would love to be a fly on the wall for the dinner he has with
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christie. saying he damaged romney last time around. >> what do you think of the line that says new leadership? do you think it was a jab at bush? do you think he was looking to somebody in particular? >> that was an obvious jab at bush. it was obvious a tip of the hat to a new generation. >> we are going to take a walk now to this new place that we have created with a fancy new animation, candidate casino. i know you think it is cheesy. but we spent a lot of time on it. this idea last friday that let's say you have $100 in chips and you have all of the candidates there. how do you split your $100 as of
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today of who will be the nominee at the end? we have a lot of reaction. so then we put graphics on it and then we had a roulette here and here we go. $100, where did you put your chips? >> when did cheesiness ever hold us back? >> i stay with rubio with $40, jeb with 30. rubio's odds are about 5 1/2 to 1. jeb 's are 2 to 1. i want to win big with a longer shot. scott walker helped out a lot with a speech in iowa. he goes from $15 to $25. since i had the booze last week i spend the remaining 5 on christie. >> i should point out you can split the chips and play the field at some point and put money there. you can play at home. we will have a thing on the website. it's going to be very
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interactive every friday. >> i think today was a big day for jeb bush. i will put 50 on jeb bush. i think it's a 50/50 shot for him at this point against the rest of the field. i put 20 on rand paul, 10 on marco rubio. i think you have been drinking a little bit from last week. 10 on walker who after his great performance. five each on guys i characterize as fitting, people like carson, ben carson, the physician from baltimore and a little bit like christie who he is having dinner with tonight just in case. >> let's talk about booze. most casinos i go have complimentary table service. >> it's part of the deal. >> maybe the online show. >> when you play roulette you are allowed to bet on colors. i bet red republicans will win.
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$10 on cruz $20 on rubio $45 on walker who i think is the one guy on the field who is acceptable to grass roots anti-establishment guys and acceptable to a lot of establishment people. next up the friday lightning round. [ narrator ] mama sherman and the legion of super fans. wow! [ narrator ] on a mission to get richard to his campbell's chunky soup. it's
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communication effort, that's easy. it's abysmal. you know, the way they talk about the stuff, it reminds me of, you know, with with all this terrorism if it's in pakistan, it's not. if it's in afghanistan. it kind reef minds me of john candy and stripes explaining how to play poker. it's tuesday it's these rules. if it's wednesday it's these rules. the recidivism rate out of gitmo is 30%. right now the recidivism rate of these 5 is only 20% so i would expect more. >> juan? >> so far recidivism rate is zero. i mean the key point here is that these guys are still being held in qatar and we know that this communication occurred, so that would indicate there is some kind of monitoring of these individuals. the question is what happens after a year because jonah i think in a year, they are allowed to leave. and the question is then do they go back to the battle field? that would be the real sad tragedy from our perspective. so the question is what is the deal? and i wish they would tell us because i don't believe that you are just going to
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allow these guys to walk back to battlefield. the overall argument goes back to bergdahl. there is a lot of resentment and political weight on the idea that you are closing gitmo. you are trading prisoners and i think that's where the political energy is in this conversation. >> what rankels exactly the opposite. i was not against the trade of prisoners. you want to get an american back okay, you have to give up a bunch of bad guys, okay. but now given what's happened since it looks as if obama was doing was the beginning of emptying of guantanamo. and this was the cover the swap was a cover of a way of releasing the worst of the worst. that, i think is sort of a disguising of his motives which i'm not sure was helpful or extreme -- or very honest. >> well, in fact, on another network, chuck hagel said that the white house wanted to move faster on gitmo releases than he was prepared to do. despite pressure.
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the economy. g.d.p. 2.6% for q 4, 14. that did not meet expectations. thoughts on this? and what it means? >> so much for the great snap back. we have had 22 quarters since the end of recession. we had two good ones in the middle of last year obama is doing end zone dance. increase spending increase the deficit. this shows that we are back to the norm. the most anemic recovery since the world war about 2.5% and it's almost exclusively this increasing g.d.p. consumer spending as a result of the drop of the price of oil having nothing at all to do with obama policies. >> i know you have a different opinion. we spent a lot of time in the casino. winners and losers? >> winners and losers. my biggest winner this week was school choice. there was a democratic polling firm that went into the field and found that 70%
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of americans now favor school choice. i mean, it seems to me that that's a big win and there are so many events all around the country this week celebrating the idea of school reform, charter schools, even vouchers. i hope some people get the message on the democratic side. my loser benjamin netanyahu who is being pillaried in the israeli press and now increasingly in the american press and in the jewish american press for playing politics by going around the white house and playing footy with speaker boehner to go speak on capitol hill. >> winner or loser? >> winner are mitt and especially ann romney. mitt romney made a difficult but classy move today it was the right call for his family and how people remember him. the loser is the entire communications shop starting with eric shurlts the white house that cannot get its story straight about what is a terrorist attack who is a terrorist what is islamist and all the rest. >> republican party romney's withdrawal gave them, removed what was going to be a nasty interesting
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fight and gave them a future secretary of the treasury. the loser is obama. humiliated by raoul castro at a meeting in costa rica. he demanded that in return for normalization he is doing us a favor that we give him guantanamo. we give it back. and billions in reparations over the embargo. >> we predicted that one. we are not done with the panel yet. stay tuned for a video that's literally fall out of your chair funny plus the panel's super bowl picks. got to do it. how much money do you have in your pocket right now? i have $40 $21. could something that small make an impact on something as big as your retirement? i don't think so. well if you start putting that towards your retirement every week
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>> hold down. we have a cherish. ♪ >> thank you so much for doing. this. >> eagles fans. they are tough. it wasn't us. okay. quick super bowl picks down the road start with jonah seahawks 27, patriots 24 because cheaters never prosper. >> wow, i think we have a replay of last year and i think that the seahawks win and it's not even close. >> not even close? >> not even close. >> patriots win by 3 and to make sure the balls aren't under inflated they will be using basketballs. >> okay. i will go with seattle by 7. did you see those stats the 14500 tons of chips? that's pretty staggering. we hope you enjoy yours? thanks for inviting us into
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your home tonight. that's it for "special report," fair, balanced and unafraid. make it a great weekend. enjoy the super bowl. here comes greta "on the record" right now. republicans furious at president obama. they are calling the obama administration swap of the taliban five for sergeant bo bergdahl a bad deal. the republicans anger fueled by news that one member of the taliban five has been intercepted making phone calls to the taliban. but today pentagon press secretary rear admiral again making trade insisting the taliban five under control. >> we had reason to believe that there was some activities by at least