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he does them sort of piecemeal, but one of the interesting things to see was jerry rice and jim brown here at the white house today with a pardon. >> harris: thank you very much, i'm harris, here is "the daily briefing." >> hi, everyone, i'm dana perino, we began with the fox news alert, president trump dropping a number of bombshells before heading out west, the disgraced former democratic governor of illinois, blagojevich pardon. the president also defending his use of social media despite any effect it might have on his attorney general. not coming after a judge refused to delay sentencing in the case against the president's longtime ally roger stone. there's a lot to unpack, it all just happened, let's go to bret baier, he is ankara special report, i'm sure, brett you are listening to all of that as i was, let's just start with the commutation of blagojevich, that is something that blagojevich and his wife has long advocated for. he has been in prison for about eight years.
he had about six more used to serve in the president was saying he doesn't have to serve the rest. >> bret: combination was already served, that will go over the former governor rob blagojevich, it had been batted around, talked about in white house circles again, a democratic governor of illinois, his wife, blagojevich's wife made a personal appeal to the president, the president, in that seminews conference on the tarmac, as he often likes to do said that he likes rely on the recommendations, those are specific written out recommendations from various different people on behalf of each one of these people he is either pardoning or commuting the sentence. the other one we saw was the former owner of the san francisco 49ers. >> dana: there's also bernie kerik, he was a commissioner for the nypd. got into a little bit of trouble, had to pay some fines.
he will actually be pardoned. the connie tatian on the pardon is different. the commutation says you don't have to serve the time, or that you don't have to finish out the rest of your term, but sometimes you can be given a commutation even before you go to jail. the pardon allows you to basically wipe the slate clean, and that was bernard carico was able to get as well. >> bret: also michael melton, we are hearing these names that are getting either commutations are pardons. as he pointed out a pardon is a full pardon, wiping the slate clean, and you didn't have anything on your record going forward, and you're out, a commutation, you stop, you get out of jail, you don't finish the rest of the sentence. >> dana: when i worked at the white house, there's a lot of lobbying that goes on from people that has meritorious cases for why they think semi should be pardoned. sometimes not so meritorious. i think that presidents are a little bit weary. of being lobbied, maybe getting themselves into a bad position.
there's also the case that people who might be deserving of commutation but they don't have friends in high places. >> bret: the back to president bill clinton in the pardoning of mark rich. how much trouble politically that eventually ended up causing him. it is a sticky situation when you have people lobbying or doing things on behalf of these people, trying to get commutations or pardons. he was asked on that tarmac about roger stone and whether he would pardon roger stone, he said he has a process to go through, but he is going to continue to say that roger stone has not been treated fairly, that suggests that he is at least considering, he says he hasn't thought about it, but i too, john roberts and the last hour saying he found it interesting that the president said he acknowledges that he causes the attorney general a lot of trouble. >> dana: when i think we have outsider president trump talking about the attorney general bill
barr and his social media use. if we can play that, do we have that, great, let's play that. >> president trump: the attorney general is a man with incredible integrity. just so you understand, i chose not to be involved. i'm allowed to be totally involved. i am actually a chief law enforcement of the country, but have chosen not to be involved, but he is a man of great integrity. but i could be involved if i wanted to be. >> dana: two things can be true at the same time. that he is able to do it, and he can do it, and bill barr saying it makes my job harder. >> bret: i think bill barr was very clear in that interview with abc about the toughness that some of these tweets have caused him, the justice department, and making sure his job is separate to falling under the president. the president is saying he can do it, but politically, after all that he has been through, he
is probably wisely choosing to not do that, he is, though, continuing to tweet about all of these issues and hasn't let up on that. >> dana: here's what president trump had to say about roger stone. >> president trump: i think it was a very, very rough thing that happened to roger stone, because when you look at what happens with call me after a 78 page horrific report, when you look at what happened to mccabe with a recommendation of prosecution, and all these other people, and then you look at what happened to general flynn, a highly respected man looking like his life has been destroyed, you look at roger stone for a tweet and some other things, you take it what is happening to these people, someday has to stick up for the people. >> dana: you can do that, right, as president of the united states, you can choose to protect anybody that you want, or basically defend them.
roger stone, there was a hearing today that the judge called and said that she was not going to delay the announcement of the sentencing while the possibility of a retrial is heard. >> bret: yeah, i think that that process is going to go forward. he, the judge will make a decision in that case. but the president is not going to let up. he is one, a private citizen, he can express themselves. two, he feels aggrieved, and his supporters feel aggrieved from 2.5 years by bo bombardment they say. scene one can imagine a small world story before we close this out to let you go. early on in his presidency, president trump pardoned scooter libby, president george w. bush had commuted scooter libby's sentence. that had to do with the valerie claim affair going back. that was prosecuted by patrick fitzgerald. patrick fitzgerald, very good friends with james comey. patrick fitzgerald was also the
prosecutor for blagojevich, and as you heard, president trump connects to james comey, james comey connects to stone. it is kind of interesting, connecting those dots. >> bret: remember, kupperman six was accused of trying to sell former president obama's sentence. we were not only that, extorting a children's hospital. of course, he did spend eight years in jail and a president is saying his sentence was extensive at 14 years great he will be out soon, no doubt we will all hear from him very soon, i'm sure. bret baier, thank you so much for the quick turnaround, we appreciate it. >> bret: sure. >> dana: let's get more on the president's decision to commute former illinois governor kupperman six a simpsons, matt finn is live outside of speech when he sixes house. >> dana, this house behind me, the house in this neighborhood really served as that headquarters and at ground zero for the family. it the former governor would be seen drying and his neighborhood, he often interacted with media and
spokespeople for the family held press coverage is here. 5:30 two chicago reporter larry allen is now reporting that he has spoke to patty look waive it, the wife of the former governor patty lacroix veg house fox 32 if the paperwork is not completed in the amount of time, it will be done tomorrow morning. patty see 26 also mentioned that rob has off-duty officers who will pick him up at the airport while patty stays here at the house. blagojevich has been locked up for nearly eight years in a federal prison in colorado. blagojevich was a democratic governor, his wife patty's father was a chicago alderman. a couple that can be considered part of the democratic chicago machine has now been commuted by a republican president. president trump and blagojevich to have a connection and history. blagojevich appeared on mr. trump's reality show "celebrity apprentice." for years now, blagojevich's
wife patty has been on a campaign appealing directly to the present for her husband to be released. blagojevich himself has written offense from prison, the most recent appealing to president trump by arguing that nancy pelosi would have also impeached president lincoln. there is, once again, a large media press outside of the former governor's house. we do expect some type of press conference or update. we will bring that to you as it develops. >> dana: that neighborhood is not going to be quiet for the next 24 hours. matt finn, thank you. more big news in the political world today. mike bloomberg will share the stage this week with democratic rivals. rivals. howie kurtz weighs in on that and much more come up next.
from democrats ahead of the nevada caucuses. and holding several events out west including a las vegas rally on caucus night. you might call it counter program. here to talk about it is howie kurtz, host of "media buzz" and a fox news media analyst. i think it's clever going to iowa the night before the caucuses there, being in new hampshire the night before the vote. i think the president may have -- man made some news on the tarmac. he will be going to south carolina as well. speak of the president has been very skillful at stealing some of the spotlight from the other party. some democrats who have been privately grumbling, not so privately sometimes, that president trump as an incumbent with a strong economy will be tough to beat. they are right especially with the disarray in the democratic race. democrats were in denial during the impeachment saga. look at all the bad press he's getting. it's probably helped him. the fact that many democrats
fear bernie sanders if he's the nominee will get clobbered by trump or joe biden and other moderates might not win denomination. >> dana: let's put up that poll you mention. how people feel about the economy. january 2020, excellent or good at 55%. we will seat tomorrow night the debate stage how those candidates handle that. bloomberg is going to be on stage. he will want to talk about the economy. he's talking about a lot of other things. the past audiotape surfacing. i'm not going to say there necessarily leaked because they are public. he is having to look back on his public record and defend it. >> tomorrow night on the las vegas stage, "the wizard of oz" will have to come out from behind the curtain and what i mean by that is mike bloomberg has sort of constructed an alternative campaign reality. he is above the fray, spent a couple hundred million dollars on ads, doesn't really have to engage with journalists for now
he will have to take journalist questions and his rivals will hit him not only based on the audio clips, probably fair game, bloomberg saying controversial things over the years. democrats forget he's a former wall street trader who was elected as a republican. "washington post" report that would badly wound any other candidate, a history of sexist and profane comments to women. bloomberg has a lot of money. doesn't have to be lincoln or douglas. he just has to survive. >> dana: complaining that not only is president trump stealing the media attention by going to vegas on bloomberg is getting a ton of attention. elizabeth warren's campaign is complaining about media coverage saying in a fund-raising email but she's not getting enough attention, hasn't been getting the same kind of media coverage as candidates she has outperformed. can't count on the media to cover us fairly so we are taking
the case to voters. i'm not sure who she's talking about. >> i don't recall hearing elizabeth warren carping about her press coverage when she was near the top of the polls, getting under norma's amount of coverage, much of it very favorable. now you have a situation where what happened is she got decimated in the first two contests, especially the one in new hampshire. she is from neighboring massachusetts. it's not because she's a woman. it's because she's losing. now that she seems like a long shot, some of her supporters are crying sexism. it has nothing to do with that. journalists are gravel toward into states. >> dana: if this is for all the marbles, tomorrow night in south carolina, nevada, there's not a lot of time. you see candidates try to get a little desperate and make some sort of play for media attention. should we be on the lookout for that tomorrow night?
>> yeah, absolutely. it's make or break time for several of the candidates. amy klobuchar and pete buttigieg who got so much positive press after iowa and new hampshire are back in the pack according to polling in these larger, more diverse states. the only one is mike bloomberg. he will get some nicks and cuts but he's got the big girl to keep up the barrage. i am among others i think underestimated him. a lot of things had to go right. biden feeding is helping bloomberg and you're right, when you're in danger of getting blown out of the race, that's when you start throwing the hail marys. >> dana: or make a big mistake. howie kurtz, loved talking to you. love to have you after the debate. former new york city mayor michael bloomberg set to take the debate stage for the first time as a presidential candidate as his rivals accuse him of trying to buy the election. our next guest says it's a chance for voters to see if his candidacy is made of more than money. y biberty- cut. we'll dub it.
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being made a full and whole american citizen again. going to prison is like dying with your eyes open. the aftermath of the consequences and the permanent loss of many civil and constitutional rights are personally devastating. this pardon restores those rights for which i will be eternally grateful. thank you, mr. president. may god be with you always and may god bless the united states of america." in 2010 he was sent to prison for tax fraud and making false statements. his pardon, one of a major announcements. president commuting the sentence of former illinois governor rod blagojevich. the president also granting full pardons to others including michael milken, milken was a former junk bond king who became a face of the insider trading financial scandal of the 1980 1980s. they are michael bloomberg said to make his debut on the democratic debate stage qualifying at the last minute for tomorrow night's las vegas debate.
a new poll shows him revolting into second place for the first time in any national survey. writing for more on this and other headlines, you've coveredn involved in it for so long, the bloomberg factor with all the money is something we can't look to history to help us with because there's never -- it's ever been done before. seco a lot of the press compares bloomberg to trump and a lot of people forget the way president trump became a factor was in the force of his personality and a lot of ideas, some of them way outside the typical room republican mainstream. bloomberg has entirely bought this moment for himself so we can have two challenges, is he simply a paid tv ad or is there something else behind it? i think no one else on the stage is going to give them a free pass. >> dana: eugene robinson wrote in "the washington post" that the democrats sniping at each other, he begs them, "quit doing trump's job for him. the party will have to unite for
the duration of the balloon drop at the convention. hissing and spitting only helps trump." they are going to have to fight it out starting tomorrow. >> that always happens in primaries and people always say that in primaries but i think the democrats have two existential problems and that is sanders and bloomberg are people who have basically been outside the democratic party apparatus for their entire career and they are trying to horn their way in, one with wealth and the other, bernie sanders, through an outside grassroots movement. >> dana: the poll today rick from npr and marist show sanders in the lead at 38% on bloomberg at 19 and then you see biden, warren, klobuchar, buttigieg. this is what sanders said about bloomberg not being able to win. >> you're not going to win and election when you call for cuts to social security, medicare and
medicaid. the american people, working families all over this country, wants an economy and a government that works for all of ththe -- all of us, not just a handful of billionaires. >> dana: one of the things that happens in a presidential election year are the coattails and you have focused on senate races and trying to keep her republican majority in the senate. if it is burn your bloomberg, who does that help or hurt when it comes to the senate races? >> i think especially for sanders it would help -- it would hurt the down ticket races. we are starting to see it. mark kelly in arizona, cal cunningham in north carolina, they were asked with a support sanders if they were the nominee and they were forced to say yes. they would have to basically adopt whatever he stands for anything for bloomberg to win, a kind of goes with what sanders said. bloomberg is going have to go
full bernie to make sure the base that bernie represents comes and shows up at the polls. it's going to be hard. >> dana: an avowed socialist and out and about capitalist. latino support for president trump is improving and it's gotten better and he's doing better mccain and romney did. this is from the atlantic. basically 30% support him. could it be a big difference maker for the president in 2020? >> if it was 30%, it would be seismic. given the election. the conventional wisdom is he can't possibly appeal to nonwhite voters but the conventional wisdom is so often wrong with this president that you could make a long list of those pictures that turn out to not be the case. this president is a good story to tell. employment is a record high for nonwhite voters. criminal justice reform is a priority for many and nonsocial issues a lot of people don't think about this but nonwhite voters tend to be more conservative on social issues
like abortion than white voters and so there's a lot to tell fr. >> dana: christian ramos saying in that piece the democrats when they are talking to hispanic communities tend to focus solely on immigration when taking care of your family and the opportunity america provides is the girl to come here in the first place. >> 100%. it's often overlooked and they tend to be shoe box. they are americans and they care about the same thing. >> dana: great to have you in new york city. we are monitoring for more updates on washington or the campaign trail because we love it but up next, a new warning on the deadly coronavirus outbreak. this time from the united nations. we'll get reaction from a doctor who has to make sure hospitals are ready. you might've seen her in a certain netflix show that gotten a lot of attention lately. i loved it. it's called "pandemic."
>> dana: united nations secretary general speaking out on the coronavirus outbreak, calling it a "very dangerous situation" but adding it's not out of control. data shows new infections are declining but experts say thousands of cases may be going undetected because of mild symptoms. our next guest is a senior director of the new york city health systems special pathogens program. she prepares hospitals for possible outbreaks and is featured in a recent netflix series documentary called "pandemic." watch. >> what worries me as it takes one person to start and outbreak. we are human incubators. we can host a number of different diseases. it's a matter of time will the next pandemic is going to start. >> dana: dr. syra madad joined me. you are one of my personal heroes. i'm grateful you are able to come in because one of the things you said in the program is that we are just one step ahead of this virus or any virus becoming a pandemic at any time.
>> that's right. the current situation we are in the actual outbreak playing catch up because they're so much we still don't know and vertically for this current coronavirus. there's a lot of variables and data points we are still trying to figure out. this is why preparedness is key. it's why we prepare for these events because we know what happens were always trying to play catch up. >> dana: how important is it that there will be communicating accurately with each other and quickly and are you frustrated with the lack of that from china? >> transparency is key. we're in a global society so everything affects everybody in these types of regards. having accurate data and information coming out from not just china but all the other countries that are reporting actual cases is very important for actual scientists and virologists and everyone else on the front lines to be able to prepare and create countermeasures and strategies to mitigate the threat. >> dana: you have to keep the
pandemic from getting to the island of manhattan and the five boroughs. you are in charge of the whole city. how can you do that? does the travel ban help? >> i oversee the new york health and hospitals program and so in the health care system we want to make sure we are prepared for these events and with the travel ban's essentially what they've done is they have bought us time. a window of opportunity. with these types of viruses that are respiratory in nature, you can't contain them. it's not the fault of any government or country. it's the virus itself. that's what it does. it's made to infect individuals and it's very good at doing so. the coronavirus outbreak, a number of individuals becoming infected. it's very good at spreading. we need to continue to rely on public health measures that we have in place and collaborate with public health officials. >> dana: are we close to a vaccine and knowing a little bit more about that? >> vaccine is something that's in the pipelines but we are probably at least a year out from seeing an effective vaccine. even therapeutics for that matter.
china obviously has over 80 different clinical trials looking at various antiviral medications that can be used for the coronavirus disease. some of them look promising. i think we are still some ways out. >> dana: tell me about the masks. you see a lot of people wearing them. is it pointless? >> there's different types, the one the general public wears which is a simple surgical mask and then there's one health care workers wear do not filter particles. they can provide some degree of protection. the things that are airborne it won't protect you from that. >> dana: i have some friends that live in the city and they wondered about the subway. should they be concerned? if the symptoms are mild be that people might have coronavirus but don't go to the hospital because they don't feel that bad? >> that's right. in the current outbreak, forcing the tip of the iceberg. there's probably much more cases going under reported. for every individual that's coming to the hospital and
getting diagnosed, probably hundreds more that are not coming to the hospital but have a mild form of the infection. here new york city the threat is low and even for the general american public, the threat is low. >> dana: no need to worry about the subway in the gym at the moment? >> that's right. the three how did you end up being a doctor that wanted to do this? >> i was fascinated with highly infectious diseases from a very early age and i used to watch a lot of movies and read a lot of books. my favorite was "hot stone" for me there's not many people in the field and we need to make sure more people are going into specializations and public health because these threats are around us and they're only to increase. >> dana: we are very lucky to have you. dr. madad gave birth to a baby five weeks ago. dr. madad had to go back to work right away so she could help protect us and we congratulate you on your baby and thank you
for all you do. thank you for coming in. next, a river in mississippi flows by the capital city of jackson and it's cresting to its highest level in decades. letting entire neighborhoods and forcing hundreds to flee their homes. the more heavy rain is forecasted. steve harrigan is still in mississippi and we find him in jackson. how bad are things? >> we have seen some improvement in jackson over the past 24 hours. the good news is that the water has receded. cars couldn't make it through yesterday and today we are seeing suvs drive through it. the bad news is you mention, there is rain ahead, as much as 2 inches and evacuated neighborhoods like this one it's been a tough decision for people whether to stay or go. we spoke with a man earlier who decided to ride this flood out. >> i'm going to sleep lightly. if the water happens to start rising, i'm going to get out of here of course. i'm not going to try to brave
the elements. if it gets to the point where i feel that it's dangerous enough for me to leave, then i'm gone. >> the remarkable thing is there have been zero reported casualties, zero reported injuries. this in a 40 year storm. the officials here than a great job at getting the word out and people have left their homes. what they are going to come back to is another story because the property damage at least is going to be expensive. you can tell that a lot of sewage in the water. the cleanup is going to be a hard go. dana, back to you. >> dana: thank you, steve harrigan. we will keep in touch with you. up next, new information on today's presidential pardons. we will take you to the white house for what we know about how all of it unfolded next. -year lows. newday usa can help you refinance your mortgage and save thousands a year. i urge you to call newday usa now. @h it's an easy way to earn it's cashback on the stuff
>> bill: i am bill hemmer. joe biden's campaign needs to win and we will talk to his campaign about how he does it. we are in verdict watching the harvey weinstein trial, the jury has a case coming up top of the hour, "bill hemmer reports." see you next. >> dana: more on the top story in president trump making moves involving several high-profile cases, commuting the sentence of former illinois governor rod blagojevich, not only that the president pardon seven people including the former nypd commissioner bernie kerik and former junk bond king michael milken. chief white house white house correspondent john roberts reporting live from the north along with a little bit of background as to how it happened. >> as well as the former 49ers owner which was amazing because football royalty jim brown and jerry rice were here which really was pretty amazing. that's how the whole day kicked off. this is one of those moments where the president unlike others doesn't wait until the end of the year to come out with the -- the case of bill clinton
when he was leaving, almost 200 pardons. he does these things once in a while and kind of hits you by surprise. we saw debartolo and we heard about blagojevich and kerik, and milken. the controversial one is rod blagojevich. i was told earlier today that the president was on the fence about blagojevich as late as last night. this has come up before in the past. supporters of blagojevich have been floating this is a trial balloon literally since the president took office but it finally happened. this is not a pardon. a lot of people have been looking for a pardon for blagojevich. this is a commutation of his sentence which means that he gets out of jail where he's been held in englewood, colorado, for the past eight years. he gets to go back home with his family but he still remains a convicted felon. he will have that on his record unless president trump at some point in the future decides that he wants to give him an all-out pardon. >> dana: what about michael
milken? involved in the junk trading business. since that has done a lot of things that i guess you could say was quite philanthropic. >> spent 22 months in jail for securities fraud among other things. he developed prostate cancer and was treated, he became a huge advocate in the prostate cancer community and has really become a leader, donating a lot of money, raising a tremendous amount of money for the cause as well and when the president was talking under the wing of air force one just before heading out to the west coast, the president pointed that out. he said when you look at these petitions for pardons or commutations, there is a lot of very compelling material in there. he pointed to milken's petition specifically as a person who really has reformed themselves and gone on to do a lot of good for society. so the president thought he would do him a solid and expunge his criminal record which means that even though it won't affect what milken will do going forward, he will at least be able to say that he no longer has that conviction on his record.
>> dana: john roberts, thank you so much. we appreciate it. disgraced media mogul harvey weinstein's fate is in the hands of the jury. weinstein is facing five criminal charges including rape. let's bring in miranda devine and heather hansen. i want to show you sound from weinstein's attorney yesterday outside the courthouse. >> i think you have to look at each individual situation and look at the evidence. i don't think the totality of the circumstance matters. the evidence itself speaks on its own. >> dana: you've been following the case closely and you notice something today and the tribe that you think maybe you could tell you where it's going. >> we lawyers are always looking for the jury questions. when they come back with questions we look for hints and they came back with a question pretty quickly. it seemed to lead much of us to believe that they believed the testimony. she took the fight early in the case but she was not one of the people on whom one of the charges were based. she testified to support the
charges and the jury seemed to be saying that if we believe her, can we find him guilty in the answer is no. you have to believe the two women on whom the charges are based. that's going to be difficult thing for the jury to come to a conclusion on because the testimony was a little bit iffy on both sides. >> dana: if it comes down, if the jury does not convict weinstein, you wrote about it yesterday, with the fallout could be. >> stated that trial is a referendum on the me too movement. heidi weinstein's egregious behavior towards women launched that movement. in the end, he is in a court of law and the evidence counts. these two women, their stories are problematic because they had consensual relations with him. one of them continue to have sex with him after the alleged
assault. harvey weinstein's paid a lot of money to the best lawyers in the country to defend him and they brought out messages from the women showing that they are basically love letters to him after the fact. that's a very problematic situation. >> dana: the prosecution knew that those letters existed and brought the case anyway. >> they lead with the witness, a well-known witness. she testified in the cosby case. she's one of the people that said that this type of behavior, the paper that miranda just described, is normal for victims of these types of assault. the reason they brought her first or olmos first was because they wanted to lay the foundation for the jury so that when they hear the behavior that seems weird to the sauce who never been abused or assaulted, they could maybe put in context. the defense had a wonderful witness. they come to that point. >> a memory expert who has testified in many cases and she said human memory is frail. it's easily manipulated.
people can have suggestions. to them and then have very strong memories that something happened that actually didn't. i think those two witnesses, expert witnesses, almost canceled each other out. >> we always talk about the battle of the experts. in this case that might be the case because they have to decide which expert to believe. the prosecution to great job on cross-examination with the witness for the defense but the doctor had some weaknesses as well. the jury has to believe the doctor in order to believe all the communication, all the text messages, all the information of the defense brought out that these alleged victims stayed in touch with him in a very unusual way. >> dana: does he have other legal problems that he faces? it's not the end of the road for him? because there's cases in l.a. criminal cases. there's a lot of other civil cases as well i believe there's other investigations of his corporation. he's going to face criminal charges. >> dana: he doesn't get convicted in this jury, do you think it might change the calculations for the other
criminal cases? >> i don't think so. he's a grotesque pig and his behavior, whether or not they can actually nail him and put them in jail, who knows. effectively his career is over. his reputation is in tatters. >> dana: on no one since grotesque pig quite as well as in australia. i might have to rewind it and have it on my phone. thank you. miranda devine and heather hansen. up next, desperate mother call the police in the middle of the night needing help to feed her newborn. please answer the call and we will speak to the mom. she is here up next. chocolate -- snacking should be sweet and simple. the delicious taste of glucerna gives you the sweetness you crave while helping you manage your blood sugar. glucerna. everyday progress
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a car hit him on the driver's side, flames shooting out of the vehicle. crews hurried to pry newman out of the wreck. the winner of the daytona 500 joining countless others and wishing newman well. >> these races get so crazy at the end. you know something is bound to happen. we don't like to see him upside down. especially getting hit while he's upside down, that's the scary part. we are praying for him and his family and hopefully everything is okay with him. >> dana: a spokesman for newman says the driver is in serious condition by the his injuries are not life-threatening. we wish him a speedy recovery. yesterday we told you about a woman who needed formula for her newborn baby at 2:00 in the morning and police rushed to help her. she's a mom of five and her husband was traveling. she says she tried to call neighbors for help but nobody answered that's when she called 911. shannon berg joins me with a newborn, a first for "the daily briefing." tell us what happened. >> i was home all alone. my husband was on a business
trip and i have five children eight and under, one being a newborn. my 2-year-old being in a cast. it was a wintry night. all of a sudden i just lost my milk supply. i had never been insecure with my milk supply ever. i had two kids at once. i always breast-fed. i've never had formula on hand and never had to use it. but in desperate time, i decided after calling neighbors that maybe i should reach out. >> dana: reach out to those they could help you. the officer and the dispatcher talk to you through the situation and they arrived. >> the dispatcher literally got me out of my downward spiral. i was really, really in a bad spot. >> dana: look at london. she is so cute. we had a message from you from that officer. let's play it.
>> hey, shannon. sorry i couldn't join you today. hopefully you are doing better. take care. >> dana: are people in utah the nicest in the world? >> i knew he would be awake. i didn't know if they were going to help me, it fits a situation where they would. >> dana: i'm sure you were reluctant to call no one in the way. >> so reluctant. i didn't want to cause a scene. but it was an emergency to me. i've never felt so desperate. >> dana: it's another thing about public servants who will do anything. they probably loved to help. >> they were dads themselves and they were so eager and just really reassuring that this is what they are here to serve. >> dana: here she is. she had her first flight. >> she slept the whole time. >> dana: why did you name her london? >> my son named her. >> dana: [laughs] i guess if you have five kids. >> all of my kids are location names. >> dana: how did you tell your husband? >> he was in las vegas at that
time. he helped me brainstorm and he was contacting neighbors as well end cousins and family members but it was 2:00 a.m. no one was responding. i told him before, i said i don't want to do this, i don't want to cause a scene but this is my only solution at this time. i think he was okay with it. >> dana: shannon, thank you for coming. we will keep in touch with you. thanks for this great story. we appreciate it. it is the michigan woman in this next story was not horsing around but she did stone her fellow airline passengers when she brought her many service horse on board. she said she traveled with friends to bring attention to the importance of allowing service animals other than dogs on planes. the department of transportation considering a rule to limit them. in case you're wondering, she did pay for fred to have his own seat. no word on whether he reclined and then got hit in the head by the guy behind. thanks for joining us, everybody. i am dana perino. see you on "the five" in a couple hours. we will see if jesse watters is
feeling more pep in his step today. he was quiet yesterday. he says he was fine, tired from a great weekend with his family. bill hemmer, are you ready for a great show? >> bill: i wondered if that horse put his seat back or not? >> dana: i don't think he sat down. >> bill: thank you, dana. nice to see you. let's get rolling. 3:00 in new york. i am bill hemmer. breaking news and the reporting stars with president trump on a clemency spring. making headlines, a lot of them, before he was wheels up for their white coats. the president talked about roger stone and says he knows the identity of anonymous. >> right now there's a process. i think roger stone has been treated unfairly. i think general flynn was treated unfairly. i think a lot of people were treated unfairly. i know all about anonymous. i know a lot about the leakers. >> bill: more on those headlines.