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for all our memorial troops. have a great night, everyone. >> breaking tonight, international outrage. with president trump back in the united states after his first foreign trip. it sent shock waves through europe andng beyond. i am sandra smith and for martha maccallum. this is a special edition of thisd. the story. once he was torn into office. mr. trump putting allies and enemies alike unnoticed. that did not sit well with some your opinion leaders. especially german chancellor angela merkel. not a revival partner to germany
and the rest of europe. those comments taken a step further by her foreign minister who said president trump has weakened the west. and just moments, we will be joined by karl rove and jack keane on the impact of the american first policy overseas. we begin tonight with our nation's capital. hey, rich. >> president trump says his first overseas trip is a succes success. and maintains he has delivered big results. perhaps one achievement is prompting european leaders to look to one another instead of the united states. trump chided nato countries to spend more on their defense and meet agreed-upon guidelines. they say it seems as though european leaders now believe the united states is less reliable and angela merkel says as a result, it europe it stronger.
>> the times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over. as i have experienced that's why i can only say we europeans must really take our destiny into her own hands. our friendship with the united states and friendship with great britain, with good neighborly relations, whenever possible. >> even as the united kingdom negotiates its withdrawal from the european union. the president even shared a tense, lengthy handshake with emmanuel macron. he told the french publication my handshake with president trump president trump was not innocent. not the alpha and omega of a policy but a moment of truth. we will not make small concessions, even symbolic ones. as the g7 gathered with the paris accord on climate change, it left the group six against
one. the president said he will decide this week whether to withdraw the u.s. from that climate agreement. a trip that began with a spectacular embrace in saudi arabia ends with some disagreements with the european democracies. sandra. >> sandra: here now to help us understand the fallout from the first trip abroad, karl rove. former senior advisorad to president bush. let's get back to those words from angela merkel. at the times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over. we europeans must reallyly take our destiny into our own hands. how do you think president trump's america first message was perceived or received by these european leaders. >> we should be careful not to make too much of what has just been said. we shouldn't ignore the implications of it. president trump during his campaign took a lot of -- he
ridiculed angela merkel's immigration policies. she has an election campaign of her own. we oughtwe to be a little bit careful reading too much into what he said during his campaign and what's she saying during her campaign. on the other hand, we have to be careful that this doesn't get worse. i thought president trump made an excellent point when he went to saudi arabia and said the alliance for jordan, egypt is vital to our interests and vital to yours. it's even more critical alliance we have with europe through nat nato. it's been a great value to us. the president ought to ignore the comments by angela merkel in my opinion and he delivered a tough message. he needs to follow up on that message and look for ways to accentuate.
>> sandra: he's coming home to headline like these. he went on and not pieced does a she will lead the german wandering away from the american alliance. isis that an example to your pot of reading too much into it? >> i think so. we have had relationships that have been problematic in the past. bush 43, his presidency -- we had enormous problems with iraq. we have seen this come and go. we had excellent relationships with blair, merkel, ignore those kind of comments to the agree de that you acknowledge them. the state department, defense department, acknowledged in a proactive way about emphasizing the commonality of our relationships and in which we
are engaged. our relationship with nato is stronger today than it was aea year or two years ago. partly because of president trump saying i value this relationship enough but i want you to live up to your t commitments. but also because president obama towards thebu end of his term began to do things to strengthen our relationship. equipment for our marines and nato. norway. particularly in the baltics. we are on a good path in many ways, let's notat let this recet disagreement over language and reaction of the european allies of scare that. some leaders were upset about a lack of commitment from president trump over the paris climate agreement. he delayed that decision. that's going to be aha big one o watch this week. summit up, for us. how did his first foreign trip
go? >> it went extremely well on the front end. the visit to riyadh, saudi arabia and jerusalem. it went okay and great visuals in rome. it did not gore as well in the nato meeting or g7 meeting. the administration ought to pay attention to those. the president was right in making that charge, you need to live up to it. i think it would have gone down better, much better in private. it would have gone down a little bit different if he had made it publicly and reaffirmed our so-called article five commitment, an attack on any nato member is an attack on all. that probably would have made it a little bit better. look at the implications of what's playing out here and don't let it get worse. >> sandra: karl rove, thank you. early this morning, north korea launched a ballistic missile. the nation's third in just three weeks. the missile launch coming just
one day before the pentagon will test a defense system. james mattis warned about what could happen if north korea continues its escalation. >> it would be a catastrophic war if this turns into combat. if we are not able to resolve the situation to a diplomatic means. >> sandra: here now, general jack keane, chairman of the institute for the study of war and a fox news military analyst. general keane, nice to see you on memorial day. no better way for me and fox news viewers to spend a state began hearing from you, a real-world general. can i get your reaction to north korea's activity? the third ballistic missile test in just three weeks. how do you view this threat? >> it is certainly the acceleration of these missile
test that has got everyone's attention. we already know that they have nuclear weapons and are attempting to miniaturize that weapon so they can affix m it ta ballistic missile. we are relying on political, diplomatic, economic auctions. secretary mattis was talking about that. largely depending on the chinese. but thehe reality is, no presidt can accept north korea getting ready to launch nuclear missiles at u.s. bases, allies, or in the continental united states. we cannot accept that. and that is what he is talking about. what that would mean is we would launch a preemptive strike and w that would have to be fairly comprehensive. to give our audience a sense of this, it would not just go at the lodge facilities but the nuclear capability, the other ballistic missiles -- much of their rocket and all artillery arsenal as possible. then we would go to pyongyang and take down as much regime leadership targets as we could.
that would be a very comprehensive attack by the united states on north korea. to damage them as much as possible. they would come at us with everything they have left and we would have a war with north and south korea. the united states reinforcing south korea and the chinese, likely, reinforcing north korea. this would be horrific. nobody wants that.bo >> sandra: saying it would be catastrophic war if it turns into combat. if we are not able to resolve this through diplomatic means. what should be the next step by the united states? >> we are largely relying on china. china has convinced the president they intend to do something. we have to be very clear eyed when we are dealing with china. it is china. that has tolerated north korea to have nuclear missiles. it is china that is tolerating north korea to test ballistic missiles.. some of those ballistic missiles looked remarkably similar to the ones of china -- that they already have. we have to go into this thing
knowing china may be gaming us a little bit and not give us the results they want. if that happens, then we have to be prepared to go it alone here and really slam hard on somen sanctions on north korea to see if we can get their attention. nothing has really ever worked for these guys in the past. that's why everyone is so concerned. >> sandra: i want to share with our viewers the reaction or the answer that defense secretary james mattis gave when asked the question, what keeps you up at night? listen. >> nothing. i keep other people awake at night. >> sandra: nogh hesitation ther there. >> in the flesh and in the real, my friend. it's really the message of the united states. we are the most powerful country in the world. we don't need to fear anybody. we need to get our policies right. this president i believe has begun to do that and reset the table so to speak for some
failed policies. >> sandra: it's an honor toandr speak with you on this memorial day.y. when we are remembering our heroes and the fallen. to many americans, memorial day has lost its meaning. it's become about beaches and barbecues and the beginning of summer. could ask you what this day means for you? >> i don't totally agree with that. i know there's a small percentage of the american population serving the military -- i think people are aware of what memorial day is. this is a most sacred day on the calendar, aside from religious file days in my mind. we set this aside as a nation, i know there's filters i i have lost. for a fact -- i know they did not want to die but the truth is, they were willing to. that's what separates them from most of america and why we honor them so much.
they are willing to put everything that they care about in life at risk. the opportunity to have a full life, to be a parent, the opportunity to have love in their lives, to love and to be loved. they puto all of that at risk. why do they do that? i think there are two reasons. one, they first do it for one another. and then the second thing, they do it out of an act of simply a profound sense of duty. i believe this is a true honor and we in america will never take it for granted.d. we will never take their kind of devotion for granted. so, we always will honor them on a special day, as our president did today, and people and communities all over america did, as well. >> sandra: a true honor to speak with you, sir.r. we remember all of those fallen tonight. thank you for being here and thank you for your service. >> thank you, sandra. >> sandra: tonight, new efforts from democrats to recruit veterans to run for office in the hopes of thrusting
back control of congress in 2018. one former navy seals has the military and the dnc havee nothing in common, calling the effort "a waste of time." plus, president trump standing by his son in law jared kushner after a report he requested a back channel to communicate with the russians late last year. as democrats call for his security clearance to be were revoked, we have new reporting tonight that shines a whole new light on this. >> these revelations about jared kushner trying to set up some kind of back channel to the kremlin through the soviet and the russian ambassador. your reaction to that, is there anything improper with that? i've been working on this therapy for 5 years now and we're getting ready to go to the clinic. my son definitely keeps me fighting. i want to be there for him when he needs me. that's what motivates me. i want to see patients have gray hair.
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the prudent course of action. >> trying to establish a back channel with the russians, through a russian diplomatic facility, you have to ask, who are they hiding the conversations from? >> sandra: tonight, fox news learning new developments about just who initiated the contact in question. for that part of the story, weis go to kristin fisher from the white house with the latest. >> president trump is defending his son-in-law, telling "the new york times" that he still has total confidence in jared kushner. the homeland security secretary is also defending him, saying that even if kushner did try to set up a secret communications channel what the kremlin, that it's normal and not that big of a deal. tonight, republicann senator john mccain said he doesn't see it thatn way. >> my view of it is, i don't like it. i just don't. i know that some administration officials are saying that it's standard procedure. i don't think it's standard d procedure, prior to the inauguration of a president of the united states, byoc someone who is not in an appointed
position. >> fox's catherine herridge reporting that a source close to kushner says it was the russians who first raised the idea, not kushner. and it was only discussed for a single call about syria, not as a permanent back channel, as "the washington post", which broke the story, alleged. senator lindsey graham, who doesn't always agree with thisis administration, says the whole story line seems suspicious.ho >> i don't trust the story as far as i can throw it. i think it makes no sense of the russian ambassador would report back to moscow in a channel that he most likely knows we are monitoring. >> true or not, the negative press is casting a shadow. democratic congressman adam schiff is now calling for kushner's security clearance to be reviewed. he also wants to be testified before the congressman house intelligence committee. congressman adam schiff says he expects it to happen. tonight, a source close to kushner says he is eager to share his side of the story with congress. >> sandra: kristin fisher, thank you.
joining me now, katrina pierson, she served as the trump campaign's national spokesperson.g a democratic strategist and cofounder of k street media. good to have you here tonight. katrina, i will start with you first. the president, white house, making it clear that president stands behind his son-in-law. >> sandra, there is really no reason not to. we are simply talking about a story, but there is no story, even "the new york times" article, and a third paragraph, said it was unclear who made this adjusted. homeland security john kelly said he didn't have a problem with the allegation. there was nothing illegal reported out of this meeting. yet, we are talking about this as if something bad happened. like for americans that were killed in benghazi or sending a billion dollars to iran to fund global terrorism. are we seriously still talking about the russians here? >> sandra: pablo, you heardsm
the reporting out of fox tonight. there is no proof of any illegal activity. if there is no crime, as charles krauthammer said. democrats at this hour calling for his security clearance to be revoked? >> charles krauthammer is incorrect. i know that doesn't happen very much.co i have a lot of respect for him. but when you go for a security clearance, they ask you to listt different members of different governments you have been in contact with. it's important that we know who you have been talking to so that we know who might want to leverage that against you when you are working in the highestwe reaches of power in the white house. jared kushner did not disclose that he had this meeting when he had to. honestly, if i'm jared kushner, i am thinking, why --ng the american people deserve to know why he didn't disclose it. it's like, come on, guys. this is why this president is having so much trouble getting g anything done, it's because he gets bogged down in the mud ofh his own mistakes.hi i think ultimately, the only
thing that is going to fix this is a shakeup. >> underreported is that jared kushner was the first person to say that he will go in and talk to any of the committees that are investigating this ridiculous allegation. he has never kept anything secret. he said he will meet anyone, anytime, forever long it takest to clear up this mess. he is the one person who has set up. not everyone else has been able to do that. hillary clinton was under e a criminal fbi probe. where were the democrats then, asking for a subpoena, asking for until? we are talking about national security. >> sandra: do we see any changes of the white house as we? the president was attendingg memorial day services today. everybody goes back to work tomorrow.. amid all these reports, we haven't heard that one before,mo will there be any changes, any structural changes, report that they are asking kushner to stand down in the wake of all this?
by the way, i will point out to you, reports tonight that corey lewandowski was seen leaving the white house after west wing meetings. i don't know, as the band getting back together? >> [laughs] only one person has the answer to that question, sandra. it is president trump. of course, he would bring in h people that were with him from the beginning. i have always said that if you weren't with mr. trump prior to the indiana primary, then you're probably not on his team. i think there should be a shakeup at the white house starting at the very top. what is happening today, especially with these leaks, nobody has been held accountable. that is the chief of staff's responsibility and i believe that needs to be addressed.nd >> sandra: this week, we have seen changes, pablo. >> this week, they will roll out katrina pierson is the new white house press secretary. katrina, i wrote last year that you are one of the most powerful women in american media for the role that you had in president trump's campaign. >> thank you. >> as a white house that has been having a lot of headaches from its current staff, i'm sure
you would bring a columnists to the role that it doesn't currently have. >> sandra: i will let katrina respond. [laughs] >> we will fully, always be there to protect and defend donald trump. what we know, unlike anyonea: else, is that all he wanted to do is to make america great again. >> sandra: thanks to both of you for being here tonight. good to see you both. one media outlet taking the time this memorial day to hit the marine corps over attitudes towards female troops. we bring you the debate over an ill-timed article. plus, as we approach the summer months, the new focus on president trump's domestic agenda. where do republicans stand on top to get items like health care and tax reform? can we expect movement before the august recess? we discuss that. >> so, we get back and get on the track that we are on. because the track that we are on is record-setting. ♪ market. but with my back pain i couldn't sleep or get up in time. then i found aleve pm.
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reform.on goals they have been eyeing for a while now. >> when we go for all of the things that we have been pushing so hard and so successfully, including health care, because obamacare is collapsing. it's dead. it's gone. we need to cut taxes. we ar going to cut taxes and that is what i want to. it will bring back companies, it will bring back jobs.. so, we want to get back and keep on the track that we are on because the track that we are on is record-setting. and that is what we want to do. we want to break ver records. >> sandra: doug mckelway has the details of what lies ahead, from washington. >> hi, sandra. president trump is returned to the domestic agenda, which remains gridlocked in a dysfunctional washington. his legislative priorities, attacked relentlessly by democrats, by republican disunity, and by his own penchant for tweeting. he continued last under this tweet. "i suggest that we add more dollars to healthcare and make it the best anywhere. obamacare is dead - the. republicans will do much
better!" but that's not the message he"i often conveyed when he wanted to cut health care costs, not the message that his party is conveying. republicans remain divided over the budget. mr. trump's long held promise of rebuilding the military falls short. >> it does not rebuild thehe military. it doesn't give us the ships and the numbers of personnel we need, the capabilities we need. >> meanwhile, democrats are hammering the budget from the other side. >> i do not believe you make america great again by causing medical research to the lowest level in 12 years. i don't think you make america great again by saying to working families that is now more expensive for your kids to borrow money for student loans. you certainly don't make us aa great nation by cutting back and infrastructure. all of those three things are ia the trump budget. >> last week about a democratic member of congress accused budget director mick mulvaney of crafting a budget that is "morally bankrupt,," he fired
right back. >> right now, my unborn grandchildren are paying for it and i think that is morally bankrupt. >> congress has little time to tackle all these big ticket items. it has this week off, another week off for the fourth of july, and a six week august recess h ending september 4th, with only weeks to go before the fiscal year ends after that. >> sandra: joining me now, representative sean duffy and isaac wright, democratic strategist. good to see you both. >> good to be here. >> sandra: i will start with you first, congressman. as doug mckelway just laid out, gridlock over president trump's domestic agenda.. is that fair? >> not really. we are moving at the pace of government, which is not lightning speed. we have to give credit wherere credit is due. the house passed a health care package, sent it over to the senate.ag in two weeks from now, we will bring up the repeal and replace
of dodd-frank. it will go to the senate. we are still working on tax reform. now, the agenda is moving forward. the problem we have is a lot of the stuff will senate where we have the filibuster rules. we need 60 votes are a democrats to pass these bills and that will be tough. i think the senate has to pass that bill. so they can move the trump agenda forward. >> sandra: your point is taking about the government moving slowly. isaac, i will point out by this time in 2001, bush's tax cuts had passed both in the house and the senate. republicans running out of time here? >> that's exactly right. it has been noted widely and openly, president trump had the worst 100 days of any modern administration in the last 50, 60 years. the same will be true for the last 200 days, the anniversary comes up shortly upon us. part of the problem is the policies atbl stake. it is not the rules, as the
congressman mentioned. i think the problem is, these are unpopular policies that are damaging to america. >> sandra: congressman, you have to respond to that. >> i do. think back, the first two years of barack obama's presidency. they were able to jam through because they had 60 votes in the senate, health care, dodd-frank, a stimulus bill. america hated it. republicans, and response, have, clean house in the state and federal governments. america wants republicans to lead where they want us to fix health care, they want us to fix the budget, fix the tax code. we can't do that because democrats have this block in the senate. we need to open this up. listen, it only takes 51 votes to change the rules of the senate. republicans can do this. get rid of the filibuster rule. but start moving legislation forward and set up the house trying to in toward itself to deal with senate rules. it is not working. >> i didn't hear one word from the congressman's mouth defending these policies. for example, the proposed trump budget that he's about to vote on would cut the epa about 31%.
that means $51 million for his state of wisconsin and the department of natural resources. >> sandra: hold on. let's go back. congressman, two major agenda items. health care and tax reform.o how important -- i shoot first ask, will we see movement before the august 36? tax reform. how important is it for the administration to get something done on tax reform before the end of the year? >> it's incredibly important.et you start to grow the economy by making sure you reform the taxes and make america competitive again. because of the funky rules must senate, we have to do health care first. once health care is done, we use the savings to help move down the tax levers of tax reform. i think it is important, we can get it done. it will be complicated. in regard to the epa and the trump budget, i give a slow clap to the president. the epa is standing in the way of progress and small businesses and innovation.re
let's cut that budget and make sure they get back to businesses of keeping the water and air safe. >> that's $51 million. testing for will be glad in the water of your constituents. testing for lead in the water of your constituents. >> sandra: how will this president be done, let's go by end of year. these two major agenda items,oo there is a bit of gridlock on these issues. i see being judged too harshly? >> we see problems on the tax proposal. namely, the fact that it is awfully geared to the top wealthiest 1%, who would see something like a 14% increase in their after-tax income. middle-class families, the rest of us, the other 99% of america, would see 1.2-1.8% bump compared to 14. >> sandra: we know as far as the corporate tax cuts are concerned, small businesses and big corporations alike are welcoming them with open arms. t i got to leave it there. >> one quick point. corporate tax reform, even
democrats agree with that, we want to -- isaac is wrong. democrats agree with us. >> sandra: thank you for the debate. i got to leave it there. as president trump marks his first memorial day at commander in chief, we will bring you some scenes from his visit to arlington national cemetery. plus, democrats reeling for major 2016 congressional losses, hatching a new plan to take back the house in 2018. and fitting on this day, it involves our nation's veterans. how will the g.o.p. counter this move? carl higbie and robin zero debate next. ♪ so we can detect leaks before humans can see them. because safety is never being satisfied. and always working to be better.
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background appeals to independent voters. a key factor in taking back the white house. here now to debate those efforts, former navy seal and trump supporter carl higbie and robin biro, democratic strategist. i'll start with you, first. what is this new effort by democrats to recruit veterans? tell us about it. >> honestly, this is nothing new. veterans have always been embraced by the democratic party. we pride ourselves on being the big ten party. o we have always welcomed people of all races, religions, sexual orientations, like i said, we are the big tent party. that includes veterans.. we have a huge veterans outreach. i will tell you thatp. hillary clinton actually had more veterans on her facebook page then did donald trump. she had a huge outreach. >> sandra: there does seem to be a concerted effort in this
case, though. >> there should be. you are right. there should be because anybody -- let me tell you this. right now. the highest respected organization right now in the united states is the department of defense.. it used to be the fbi but i think they have now recently fallen out of favor some odd because of recent turmoil. that does make sense. i agree with you.av you are correct. they get more moderate voters, more independent voters. this is a very smart move. i myself come from thehe army branch of service, where our army values are loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage. who would not want that an elected official? >> sandra: carl, what we do know is that democrats are meeting with military vets, trying to recruit them, in hopes that this is a good strategy for them in 2018. ted this you say what? >> he mentioned all of these qualities but i don't think that is with the democratic party isu you have tom perez using profanity in front of children. the republican party -- i follow the hillary clinton page becausn
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and 2020. an obvious one is to go to our veteran community. they embody these values. a lot of us still have -- >> sandra: what is the response you are getting? >> the response, full speed ahead. with veterans, and their service, if they have been honorably discharged, full speed ahead. we are ready to work with them. i myself am political director for the fulton county democratic party and we are actively recruiting veterans. they have honorably served and we honor their service. at this point, i want to recognize my airborne ranger in the sky, sergeant first class david mcdowell, who died in his seventh combat mission in afghanistan at 30 years old. i just wanted to do that on memorial day. it's important to me. a the democratic party, like i said, patriotism doesn't know a party. we are both very patriotic parties. >> sandra: we will remember him. we have to leave it there. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, sandra.
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♪ ♪ >> no one knows where it comes from. why some have it and some don't. it is the fighting spirit and it needs to be fit. >> sandra: that is a new recoding ad from the u.s. marine corps and the first of its kind of focusing on a female marine in combat. it comes as the marine corps faces new scrutiny over alleged sexism within its ranks. today, on memorial day, a liberal website decided this was the appropriate day to shine a spotlight on the issue, tweeting, the marine corps has a toxic masculinity problem. guy benson is a political editor for townhall.com and a fox news contributor.ol guy, does this seem incredibly insensitive to have this article and then publish it on memorial day?y? a day were we are honoring our fallen heroes, many of them coming from the marine corps.s,
>> yeah. look, i covered this as a layperson and a civilian.n i have never served in the military nor has anyone in my h immediate family. but we are also thankful, especially in a day like today to those who have and continue to do so. as a journalist, i have no problem with scrutiny or criticism of any institution in america.m that is how we do things in this country, including the u.s. marine corps, which overall is so revered and for very good o reason. for me, though, it is not a beef with the fact that vox, with the website, whatever criticize the marine corps. it is the timing. we, america, have one day come out of 365 every year, where we set it aside to remember, with gratitude, the people who havee died in our military, defending our freedom. and to tee up the for this day is, i understand why people who are really objecting. >> sandra: general jack keane was at the top of the hour and said that it is the most sacred holiday in america other than religious holidays.
>> i think it was a very fair assessment. we are a country that is so blessed that we are protected by a tiny fraction of our population. only about 7% of all americans alive today ever served in the military. in the number who are active duty today is a fraction of that. so, we get to enjoy this freedom 365 days a year because of very few people, some of whom gave the ultimate sacrifice. we devote to this day to them and their memory. and i think i meant to go with this story, and run it with this timing, i question it. >> sandra: not to mention, it's pointing out problems that the marine corps knows it has and is addressing currently, argued we could address more, and that is a continual debate. even today, women make up only 8.3% of the corps. that is acknowledged. that is a constant debate. so, to release this article that doesn't actually break any news or bring any new information, it simply analyzing what we already knew, it's even moreea
insensitive.s >> no one will defend the nude photo scandal where youou have about 30 u.s. marine member court marshals, that is hardly representative of the marine corps as a whole. h but to your point, it is not like the marines have no idea that this might be a challenge.o that is the whole point of the ad. the ad is to recruit more qualified women. that also seems like an odd hook for a piece attacking the marines. the hook is this ad.dd >> sandra: the article explains it, the battle is on female troops, obviously. the article, clearly stating, illl time. we are agreement on that. guy benson, good to see you today. thanks for being here. up next, story of a little boy who stole our hearts and itt would seem the president, as well. this memorial day.
>> we didn't know if they were going to send us to afghanistan or send us back on him as part of the rotation. they ended up flying into virginia beach, where he landed, driving down the streets, being back in america for the first time, saying the flags in every house, every street, don't independence boulevard, that is when i realized that i am proud to fight for this country. to fight for this country. >> share your pride on faceboo he
to face down evil. they made their sacrifice, not for fame or for money. or even for glory. but for country. >> sandra: there he greeted loved ones of the fallen and met a very special little boy. kristin jacobs with just a baby when his dad, marine sergeant christopher jacobs, was killed in a training accident. each year, little kristin visits his dad, places rocks on the team stones, and his mom tells us that she has even put flowers on others graves. to kristin, his mom, and all of those who whose loved ones made
the ultimate sacrifice, we salute you, and thank you. thank you for joining us. we'll see you back here tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. eastern time. be sure to catch me every day an noon eastern on "outnumbered." i am sandra smith and for martha maccallum tonight. enjoy the rest of your memorial day weekend. tucker carlson is up next. ♪ >> tucker: is not happening? how are these freedoms being preserved on campus. if special hour-long edition of campus craziness. n no campus represents the shift more vividly than uc berkeley. in the '60s, berkeley was the heart of the free speech movement.