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first "special report." fair, balanced, and still unafraid. our series continues tomorrow. "the story" guested by ed henry starts right now. >> it is good to see you again. this seems to be spreading overseas. it turns out not even combat zones were immune from this horrific disease. a time in america when we were told it ended at the water's edge. democratic lawmakers, some of the media have found another way to slam president trump. >> ed: he went after him for not going to the battlefield, that he and the first lady paid holiday visit to the troops in iraq, the critics quickly pivoted to more attacks over a nice gesture. >> deeply disappointing. he went to iraq and he used it as an occasion to advance his specific policy objectives. this new policy to withdraw from
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syria. >> he seems to have confused himself, this trip is it with a campaign rally by raising things like the board wall and things that he is on for them. >> ed: our nation's hall are mad that the president finds a mega hat. forgetting that brook obama signed a few autographs of his own. guess what? we have the tape. good evening, i am ed henry and for martha. the growing backlash over that petty criticism. first, this is in fact in the battle over funding for the wall on our southern border. breaking tonight, a top republican says the needle has moved towards a very long shutdown. that remark by the fox news a short time ago, mark meadows signals the shutdown is not going to extend in the first week of january or maybe longer. take a listen just how personal some of the democratic attacks from the president have gotten. >> we have to work till we get
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to agreements. i think we had that. until the president went off his medication, who knows what happens. >> ed: off his medication? wow. all this obvious hatred towards the presidents. some of the loudest voices against the wall, yes they voted for the wall in the past. that's hypocrisy not lost on the presidents would hide some of it to president obama earlier today, retreating this 2011 message. obama called for a crackdown on illegal immigration. that is where we begin tonight. in a moment to look at the leading republican pushing for the wall, out west with jonathan hunt's life in our newsroom. good evening. >> could evening to you. homeland security says the immigration system is at a
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breaking point. border patrol agents say they are overwhelmed. around 1,000 immigrants have been released on the streets of el paso, texas, . two young immigrant children have died after being taken into custody by cbp, the first death of children in the custody for a decade. as for the el paso situation, the enforcement officials that they have little choice but to release the immigrants there because of decades of inaction by congress, they say it is limited their ability to remove families were in the u.s. illegally and set limits on how long they can hold those families. they are being dropped off at a bus station and el paso where groups are offering support, more are expected to be released today. >> they have spent eight, 210 days and cells. they have been released. we've been doing as a community is to support them, giving them food, a place for them to stay at night.
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>> president trump has repeatedly said the era of catch and release has ended, that is exactly what is happening in texas right now. it all comes against the backdrop of the government shutdown over president trump's demand for a border wall that he says could send the flow of illegal immigration. some conservative commentators have pointed out that many democrats supported the 2,002,006 act, the 2 thousand mile border with mexico and the 2013 immigration reform bill that called for 700 miles of pedestrian fencing. consensus as we know, almost impossible to find right now. it is physically and symbolically different to a wall. the berlin fence would have sounded very different to the berlin wall. that would've sounded very different.
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if there is to be some sort of consensus in the future, it may turn on language, on building and most especially, talking about fences and barriers rather than walls. >> ed: jonathan, thank you. let's now go to our next guest represents the border state and says democrats must bite the bullet and pay for the wall if they want to stop this problem. arizona congressman andy bigs, he joins us now. good evening. i want to start out in california where jonathan hunt is, there is a police officer who lost his life in the middle of this christmas season. he was gone down, you can see his image right now. he was gunned down by an illegal immigrant. there is a manhunt at this hour still trying to track down this illegal immigrant. right in the middle of the shutdown. >> the problem is, my heart goes out to the officer and his
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family. i wish this was a i.c.e. related incidents. we have families, and organization of parents and loved ones of people who have been killed by illegal aliens. we have got to stop that. we have to get it under control. i hate to sound like i am politicizing this because i am not, have tremendous sympathy for this officer. we have to step it up as a congress of the united states and get this border wall built. this is the first step that reserving national security. >> ed: leaders of both parties certainly bear some blame here. let's start with the democrats because of what i mentioned with the president's tweet. it is rare that he quotes barack obama, he quotes that tweet from 2011 where barack obama and a state of the union address, it wasn't some throwaway said we finally need to do something about cracking down on illegal immigration. that is in 2011. to the democrats done in the last seven years? >> they have done nothing.
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they made it worse. if you have realized what they have done, they have gone 180 degrees opposite. they want open borders, they support legislation to authorize sanctuary cities throughout the country. they have gone completely to the left wing of their party. it is antithetical to what most americans want to. we know we need security or no need to change her immigration laws. we have to enforce those laws. before he got to that you have to secure your border and the best way to do that is a wall barrier. >> ed: jonathan just mentioned two different bills, one of them in 2013 in which over 60 democrats and republicans and the senate voted for this. that was including chuck schumer, all kinds of other folks that had 700 miles of fencing. why the flip-flop? they were for fencing, walling, whatever you want to call it in 2013, but not now? >> to simple. i talked to some of my friends were democrats. this is not about border
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security. this is ultimately, they do not want donald trump to get a victory. republicans ran on this, part of our platform. i just don't believe that they think this is a good thing to do for politics. i have a problem with that because that is placing politics above the safety and security of this country. >> ed: i said i would come after both parties. i mentioned with the democrats have done or not done in recent years. what about the republicans? they defend those votes by saying, they were getting something. they didn't want a wall, but they are getting a pass to citizenship for millions of illegals were in the country. the president now is saying i want $5 billion in funding to any government back open. 5 billion for the wall. what are the democrats getting? >> they are getting the one thing that they should do most about that is immigration security, border control.
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that leads to additional discussions on immigration reform. that is what they want. >> ed: you and i both know that is not what nancy pelosi and their priority is, but i'm trying to get at is, the president promises the campaign in the art of the deal. part of the deal is that he get something, $5 billion, why would nancy pelosi or chuck schumer sign on something where they are getting nothing? >> there is a significant number of democrats in this country that want border security. this is not to the broad democratic party. they are playing to a narrow edge of their party. that narrow edge says we want open borders. when you look at it, the people who are from independents and democrats, they voted for donald trump and he got the republican party nomination. the democrats also voted for him. when he said we will secure the border, but he did that all the sudden the rust belts states
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that have been hard hit by illegal immigration came to. this would be a win for democrats. >> ed: what is the win? how do we get there? the president has offered to come down from the $5 billion, $2 billion. how to get the democrats to see that? >> they are dug in. their base will have to come and say we want the government open. that is why the government shutdown, there is a leverage right now. you will not get there at this point because chuck schumer said we will not move from where we have been. >> ed: congressman andy bigs, happy new year. thank you for coming in. here now, the republican strategist, brandan wright, the former cia officer and a democrat. welcome to both of you. >> happy to be here.
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>> ed: let's pick it up for the congressman lead off, what with the democrats get in a deal? what you see them actually getting? >> at this stage, the democrats aren't getting too much. the president is asking for a lot from what i've heard there hasn't been any real offers. you hear about them offering perhaps additional expansion or permanent status for the temporary protected tps recipients. just read the congressman's are that that maybe they'll get the government open again. that is not nearly enough. as time nancy pelosi i have a week until i get the house. why my negotiating on anything right now? >> ed: when you get out of the politics, that may be good for nancy pelosi to weigh in and try to open up and look like a hero. i just mentioned that we have a cop killer on the loose right now in california who isn't illegal immigrant.
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>> the broader issue including the gentleman that we are now trying to find is that we have 3,000 people crossing the border every single day. both uninvited and unfettered. there is a critical requirement by our congress to solve this because every day we don't, we are increasing the risk of folks were bringing themselves into this country, their families, their children. we have seen two of them died. this is a humanitarian issue. this is ultimately an economic issue. these folks are coming into this country and take a job site in turn depress the income, the wages of people who are already here. this is a big problem that we need to solve, not just because this is a wall or a fence but because it ties into so many other things. >> ed: lauren, what about the democrats here? i mention barack obama in 2011, president trump retreated that today. bill clinton did it in a state of the union address as well many years before that.
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democrat after democrat now are against the wall. >> that is mostly because the wall has become the symbol for this populist anti-immigrant sentiment that they think the president harbors. what is lost in this conversation is when you say wall, the physical barrier, it is not actually what they say that they need to. most of the timely democrats have said that they would support border security, just more personnel. more officers, additional technology like drones or surveillance. it is tune to make tools to get operational control. that is what democrats have traditionally supported in the past. usually they have supported it in conjunction with some form of legal citizenship for the illegal population. when we talk about the democrats before this, with the gang of eight bill. that included massive provisions to increase legal immigration. they were getting a huge benefit to supporting border security which at that time was a
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nonpolitical easy thing for them. >> ed: ryan, 30 seconds. why is it that democrats and your own party, you are pretty tough and saying we need to crackdown on illegal immigration. why are there other democrats who fall back? the president is a racist for wanting to do something that a lot of americans think is common sense. >> we find trump distasteful in the progressive part of the party. people refer to him as hitler. you're not giving people that space to have those negotiations. the second piece is, our party has drifted. we go hard left on this issue regarding the activists, because of identity politics we need to rebuild a base. we have abandoned rural america. we have given up some of those traditional blue-collar workers. those are really the two big reasons why politically we don't, at least the dnc, we
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don't want to give president trump a deal. >> ed: you're being honest about it. we had a chair on this program last night, he has not drifted to the left. will let people decide. a big election coming up in 2020. thank you. first, the president was attacked for not going to visit troops overseas. when he visited them and guess what? some are still not satisfied. iraq war vet amber smith and former obama official, they debate the legitimacy of these latest attacks. that is next. ♪ zicam is completely different. unlike most other cold medicines... ...zicam is clinically proven to shorten colds. i am a zifan for zicam. oral or nasal. but to be a pro at travel just takes tripadvisor.
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♪ >> there is no military more capable and more lethal, more fearless, and more skilled than the united states armed forces. you are the warriors who defend our freedom. you are the patriots who ensure the flame of liberty burns. forever bright. that is who you are. that is who you are. >> ed: after initial criticism of the president was not going
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to visit the troops overseas, some of the media still are not satisfied. blessed and the president's first trip to a combat zone for everything that he did wrong while there. he is like the grinch. i am being honest. >> he stole christmas. >> he is being deposited with the troops. you want positivity when it comes to christmas? it is perplexing, why would he do that? >> is important that he goes and visits the troops. he is doing this backwards. >> does the campaign slogan. it is completely inappropriate. the president has to take some ownership of this. every time he is from military audiences he tends to politicize. he brings and complaints and grievances from outside the realm of military policy. >> ed: as you can imagine a few moments ago he decided to fire back tweeting, "cnn and other fake news for going wild about my signing mega hats for a
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military in iraq. these brave young people asked me to sign their hats. can you imagine me saying no? " he was referring to how some suggesting perhaps he brought the hats. amber smith is a former army pilot, a senior fellow at the independent women's forum. marie harf is a former state department and cia spokesperson, now a fox news analyst. good evening, ladies. the president was being criticized for not going, and then he goes and all the sudden he is the grinch. >> this is a new low for media personalities and news networks to go after u.s. troops were fighting and a combat zone right rachel. the sole purpose of hurting president trump. i first heard this news breaking i said, this is absolutely fantastic. americans, we can all get behind this because there is literally nothing negative about the
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commander in chief going to visit troops who are in harm's way. this is real life for them. every single day they are going out on missions that are extremely dangerous. they are not in there behind the desk and watching cnn, researching the latest on political policy of the department of defense. they are wondering if they are going to make it home tonight. i think the criticism is absolutely ludicrous. they want to criticize the president to criticize him. president trump could cure cancer and they would still find something negative about it. >> ed: have heard that one before and he might be right. even "usa today" wrote an editorial, they were fair and said for trump to take time away from his own holiday at home to visit with combat deployed troops reminds them that america has not forgotten. politics aside. what is important, he showed up. why is that not good enough? >> is a good thing that he went there, he should've done it
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sooner. it's a good thing. he gets credit for that. some of the criticism goes too far. i will say on two points, it is fair to criticize the presidents. he told lies basically, he said things that were not true to the troops, he said he was the first president to give them the pay rates and several years. that is not true. he said they gave them a pay raise of 10%, that is absolutely not true. it is absolutely fair to criticize that. as you heard him say on another network. he is not a liberal democrat. he has not even a democrat as far as i know. he said that the president bringing in issues that are domestic and political issues like the wall, going after nancy pelosi, that substance is not appropriate. that is fair to criticize. >> ed: i think you make a fair point. i met quite sure what the president keeps repeating that. you're making the case now that
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this was about politics it was wrong for the president to interject politics. here's one of your former bosses, president obama. december 6th 2016 talking to the troops. that is the picture of him signing autographs in 2008. he sent he sent autographs as well. both sides have done it. barack obama was try to be nice, so was president trump. on your points about politicizing things with the troops. here's what barack obama said to the troops. >> this is not a country that imposes for freedom. bring on a where some citizens have to withstand greater scrutiny or carry a special i.d. card or prove that they are not an enemy within. we are a country that is blood and struggled against that kind of determination and arbitrary rules. we are a nation that at our best
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is defined by bravery. >> ed: he never used his name. we both know he was going after donald trump. >> the president, obama was very careful not to go after specific political opponents or political members of the other party. he did not use their names. he was talking what ideals. >> ed: he is talking about the muslim ban. you and i know that. >> he was talking about ideals that he believes are important to all americans. donald trump went to a military base and started talking about nancy pelosi and they shut down and democrats being responsible. he told things to the troops that were not true about their pay raise. i don't care if he signed hats. there is a difference between what he did and obama dead. did.
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>> the clip shows the hypocritical nature of the media. let me tell you what matters to those troops were on the ground in iraq. some of who had been in syria and are back in iraq now. they care about their commander in chief came to visit them. do know why? him visiting them and country says that they matter. they recognized and they are remembered by the american people. that is what they will take away from this. the commander in chief took time out of his holiday schedule and came over into a combat zone at to see them. that is what matters. people are away from their families, that is what they will remember. not a sad comment about politics. >> ed: marie, i pressed you on that. i will give you the last word. >> i'm glad the president went to visit the troops. going into the new year, we as a country need to take a hard look at what our policy is in syria. who the next secretary of defense is going to be, these
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are big questions in political fights over a visit to troops. i hope that the national security team is having those discussions right now. he's a really important decisions we have to get right. >> ed: that point we can all agree, some major decisions in 2019. thank you for both coming in. happy new year. from a record low to a record high, a couple of days. the market has been all over the place this month. you talk about 2019, people are wondering what is next? what does it mean for your wallet in the state of the economy? we will get into that with "the wall street journal" panel. they are here to answer your questions, next. ♪ still isn't "to-done". but hey, at least you still have time to get the ford vehicle you've always wanted. just get to the final days of our holiday sales event.
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♪ >> ed: another wild ride on wall street today after being down more than 600 points early in the day. the dow staged a comeback in the afternoon rallying more than 850 points to close up to 60. continuing a stretch of historic volatility in the final days of 2018, leaving many to wonder what lies ahead. we want to give you an idea about your 401(k) among other
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things. "wall street journal" editorial members, dan henninger, a fox news contributor. good evening to both of you. ladies first. what is going on? >> most of the volatility i would chuck up to program trading, algorithms and so fort forth. there's not one individual or groups who decide that they are going to sell and a movie. sal! cell! [laughs] it is triggered by this program trading at the end of the day stocks are priced off of her earnings. there are lots of nervousness in the market about what will happen next year. we are in a long-term growing economy and eventually we are going to hit a recession. interest rates are going up. i don't think you can argue that the increase in december can explain any of this. the market knows that rates are going to be higher next year that means that it is the antifreeze credit which we had
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during the years. that will change the equation in terms of earnings. that has shifted sentiments. people are more nervous. >> ed: mary makes a lot of good points. to decipher it for viewers i thought i heard kevin, one of the economic advisors say that earnings are the mothers milk. this is important. he claims at least, earnings have been good and will continue to be good. is he wrong? >> they will be good. the estimates are they will come back a little bit from the protections that people were making about a month ago which kind of raises mary's point. how sustainable the recovery is in the growth is going into 2019. in your introduction before the commercial break you said what does it mean for people in their wallets? the answer is to hold onto your wallets. that is what the big money is doing on wall street.
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they are sitting on a lot of cash. they are to see the bottom of this market. they don't know where it is going to be. marcus lambrecht ability and now the word is on collectibility. anywhere you turn periods jerome powell, the president has talked about rumors that he wants to fire hi him. he had to come forth and say no, the president will not fire the chairman of the federal reserve. that introduces a lot of unprotect ability. >> ed: there is political volatility. james mattis is stepping down. when art viewers here algorithms and earnings, to dance point, what does it mean for their wallet? >> behind the scenes i mean you do have policy implications of the trade for. if it gets worse. you also if they shut down, it
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will cost the economy. i think the main problem here is that we don't know how much free money for so many years, how much did that inflate financial assets to levels that they shouldn't be at? it is an artificial world you have when you have negative and first to make interest rates and he of quantitative easing, all of this extra cash walking around. when we come back to reality, what are those financial assets worth in a world where you have to pay for credit? we don't know that. >> ed: the last point. >> we are talking about the stock market. the real economy is strong and it is. there are people getting jobs. wages are rising. in terms of those pocketbooks, we are on pretty solid ground right now.
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>> ed: an optimistic note to end. we appreciate you coming in. she supported brett kavanaugh, she faced death threats at the time. months later she is still being shamed for that vote. the latest attack against republican senator susan collins, you are not going to believe it. that is next. >> my job as a senator is to apply my best judgment. that is what i did in this case, despite tremendous pressure, horrible tactics, abuse of my family and my staff and myself. ♪
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♪ >> i have been alarmed and disturbed by some who have suggested that unless judge brett kavanaugh is rejected, the senate is somehow condoning sexual assault. nothing could be further than the truth. >> ed: susan collins addressing the controversy surrounding then the nomination of brett kavanaugh. supporters argue was a thoughtfully prepared speech based on facts. she would go on to vote yes sending him to the nation's highest court. she continues to be attacked for that boat. just this week,
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"the huffington post" accused her of being the most shameful hijacking of feminism. shameful and shamefully affected politicking is insidious in this year. just as shaming of the women who listen to her speech. they nodded along. a senior editor at the daily wire. she read it as did i, it seems like she was pretty concerned with that conclusion. i appreciate you coming in. >> no problem. i thought of the me too movement, when there is a strong woman who has the guts to either speak out or specifically in this case, a senator who has a vote on any issue and decides to vote her conscience, we should support that? >> that is what ultimately you would think would be the movement. as we have learned, since it has come to the fruition.
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you have to toe the liberal line. you can't simply be a woman, you have to be a liberal woman. now she's being attacked for that. what she is essentially being attacked for standing up for due process and evidence. the presumption of of innocence. >> in the and prevailed for brett kavanaugh because he was confirmed. here we are. "huffington post" went on in this piece to say that she painstakingly the alleged explained using debunked, junk science disregarding any credible neuropsychology of how trauma affects memory. they are talking about christine blasey ford and her testability in their attacking. >> the debunked science, i don't even know what she is referring to. most of the statistics revolved around the assault epidemic as we are told there is, that is junk science.
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it is self-reported surveys that broadly definition of sexual assault, so that pretty much anyone is a victim. there are all kinds of problems with the studies. in the bigger issue here, attacking susan collins for standing up for due process. need go after someone for that, you are basically saying that due process is the enemy of justice in that country. christine blasey ford wasn't served well by the way all these allegations came about either. here is a woman or something may have happened to her, she might be rest remembering things. these allegations thrust her into a position that she didn't want to. due process and an actual investigation, handled the correct way could have saved a lot of people a lot of problems. >> dana: >> ed: 30 seconds. martha had an interview with
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susan collins, she really detailed these horrific, just trash voice mails she and her staff received. "i hope you die." much worse than that, and vile. for people to pile on after that, it is remarkable. >> does not shameful that she stood up for due process. which is shameful are the people that are condemning her for doing so. for speaking her mind and for being strong. forgiving those phone calls. >> ed: absolutely. we appreciate you coming in. >> thank you. up next, the bad news for kevin spacey. it may have gotten worse. could his alleged sex assault he caught on camera? the problem that frank underwood from house of cards may not have been able to talk his way out of. that is next. >> simply everything and want me to confess it all.
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♪ >> ed: some disturbing details about actor, kevin spacey. some chargers that he sexually assaulted a teenage boy.
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a police report confirming there is a video of the alleged attack. days after kevin spacey posted a bizarre defense on social media. >> good evening. kevin spacey and his alleged victim was 18 years old at the time of the incident. he says he was groped by the actor at a restaurant in 2016. he said there is apparently video, and his lawyers have already challenged exactly what the video shows. the 18-year-old sent the video on snapchat to his girlfriend, it allegedly shows kevin spacey touching the front of his parents. according to a police report, his lawyer argues the video merely shows someone's hand touching another person's shirt. according to audio of the court hearing obtained by "the boston globe." the case came to light when former boston anchor announced
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in november 2017 that kevin spacey has had groped her son. he is not responded but on monday, he released a video best described as odd and the voice of his house of cards character frank underwood. he appeared to reference accusations made against him. it should be allowed to speak for itself. >> you trusted me. even though you knew you shouldn't. >> some believed everything and have been waiting with baited breath to hear me confess it al all. they are dying to hear me say that everything is true. that i got what i would deserved. when death easy? if it was also simple you and i both know it is never that simple, not in politics and not in life. >> if you want to work out exactly what is going on in that video, the full 3 minutes is
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easily found online. he faces arraignment on january 7th on a charge of indecent assault and battery. >> ed: wow. what a bizarre turn. still ahead, how one foundation is making 2019 a little bit brighter for a very deserving war veteran. it will make you proud to be an american. ♪ ♪ ♪ the greatest wish of all is one that brings us together. the final days of wish list are here. sign and drive off in a new lincoln with zero down, zero due at signing, and a complimentary first month's payment. only at your lincoln dealer.
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♪ >> ed: finally tonight, an inspirational story about a deserving veteran receiving a life-changing gift in the new year. marine corps patrol was serving in afghanistan when he came down with a rare infection. ultimately it led to the loss of his legs and eye sighted. his story got the attention of tunnel 2 towers helps veterans and first
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responders they named him the recipient of a brand new smart home. the organization surprised him with a 3-d printed model of his home. those homes granted to catastrophically injured service members who seek to live independent lives. here now live scott new mexicscott noks. corporal, i would love to start with you because i want to talk about your service to this great nation. >> all right. >> ed: tell us about your service. >> i was a corporal in the marine corps. did i two deployments to afghanistan with charlie company. during that time i developed dysentery on both deployments which later led to sepsis a couple years later and that sepsis caused the amputation of both of my legs below the knee and loss of vision in most of my right eye and left eye. tunnel 2 towers came and i have been working with frank
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ever since. >> ed: that's wonderful. these smart homes, they give you a chance. can you talk a little bit about the transition from the battlefield to the home front and what it's like to have a so-called smart home that might do things for you that you might not be able to do on your own? >> yes, sir. one thing i'm really looking forward to especially is this winter is being able to change the temperature in the house because everything now is off of the thermostat. this will all be digital off the phone or ipad and same with cooking and the bathroom. it's going to be incredible. >> ed: frank, you have made this your life mission. why is that? >> listen, we have our men and women that protect us and give us our freedoms that we have in this great country. i think it's up to all of us as americans to have a contract with the military that when they go and serve and they come back with these catastrophic injuries that, you know, we want them to know that we are going to take care of them and the tum to towers foundation has made that promise and commitment and i can't think
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of a better way than to build mortgage-free homes for these great warriors that deserve this and more. >> ed: that is certainly a worthy cause and then some. talk a little bit more, frank, about the smart homes and what they can do for someone, a man or a woman who comes home from iraq, comes home from afghanistan with catastrophic injury. >> well, look, these are the most independent people in the world. they don't want to ask anybody for anything. so these houses are giving back a lot of that independence. they can work it off an i pad. the stove lowers when they are in the wheelchairs and, once again, remotely. the bathroom is state of the art. they can take care of themselves. they don't have to ask somebody to help them in the bathroom and climate control. we have sprinkler systems throughout the house god forbid there is a fire so they don't have to worry about that aspect. there are so much technology that we put into these houses to give them back their independence. so their caretaker can have that independence, also.
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they care so much about the people who care for them so they are happy about that. >> ed: corporal, i want to give you the final word. we are ending this year there is a lot of political division in this country. it seems hard to bring people together. what do you reflect on about your service to this country? what stands out to you? >> oh, what stands out the most is that all of us have been through so many different background and we are all in the same place doing the same thing together for one another and for everybody back here. and i just want to say thank you to all the guys i was with. thanks for bringing me back and i love you guys. and also, there is many more guys that have been like me and more guys that have been purple heart recipients that have been very deserving. i know frank and tunnel 2 towers are looking out to help get all of them into a home. >> if i could just say somebody wants to help go to tunnel 2 $11 a month we are asking for all americans to build houses for these great heroes and for our fallen first responders and gold star families around this
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country. >> ed: we mentioned at the top of the show we know you do wonderful things for the families of first responders who lose their lives. we want to thank you, frank, for what you are doing for all of these veterans and first responders. but, corporal scott nokes we want to thank you for your great service to our nation. thank you very much. we can't say it enough and we hope you have a happy wonderful new year in your new home. >> thank you so much, sir. >> ed: yeah. all right. that's the story on this thursday night. i will see you back here tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. tucker will be coming up next. as i mentioned, i will be backfilling in for martha on friday night. i hope you will join us again right here for the story. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ >> good evening and welcome to "tucker carlson tonight" i'm mark steyn in for tucker. he is sleeping off his boxing day back but he will join us later to discuss the ongoing collapse of men in america. first another liberal media meltdown. taking the opportunity to turn an american visi a preside. accuse the president of turning the post christmas visit into a political event. >> from a national security perspective, for all the reasons


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