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>> juan: i have emily's ears. all right, thanks, guys. that's it for us. "special report" is up next with bret baier. hey, bret. >> bret: hey, juan. thanks, everybody. good evening. i am bret baier. waking trickle breaking tonight the white police officer who fatally shot an african-american man last friday in atlanta is facing a felony murder charge they could put him in prison for possibly lead to his execution. the district attorney in fulton county georgia is pursuing 11 charges against now former officer garrett rolfe. steve harrigan starts us off from atlanta. >> the reaction on the street when people first heard the charge of murder, there was some surprise, even some applause. but then when they heard the new details released today, that one of the officers kicked brooks' body when he was dying on the ground, the author officer stood on his shoulders, that applause
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turned to anger and disgust. >> we have concluded that mr. brooks was running away at the time that the shot was fired. >> fulton county district attorney all our junior charged the police officer who shot and killed rayshard brooks in atlanta on june 12 with felony murder as well as ten other cha. >> the demeanor of the officers immediately after the shooting did not reflect any fear or danger of mr. brooks. speak about your hands behind your back. >> brooke fell asleep in his car and a wendy's drive-thru on friday night. after 20 minutes of calm conversation, brooks agreed to take a sobriety test which he failed. when the two officers attempted to handcuff him, he began to struggle, seizing one of the officers tasers and fleeing. at one point he turned to fire the taser. former officer garrett rolfe who was terminated after the incident fired three shots,
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hitting brooks twice in the back. >> we have also concluded that rolfe was aware that the taser in brooks' possession, that it was fired twice and once it's fired twice, it presented no danger to him or to any other person. >> brooks' family and their attorney responded. >> it's not a day of joy watching the charges and what's going to happen to this officer because it shouldn't happen. so it's heartbreaking. but it is an attempt to redefine justice. >> rolfe could face a penalty of life in prison or even the death penalty. he had previously received a written reprimand for the use of force with a weapon. the second officer, devin brosnan, is also charged with aggravated assault, and has agreed to be a state witness. arrest warrants have been issued for both officers. they have until tomorrow,
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6:00 p.m. to turn themselves in. bret. >> bret: steve harrigan in atlanta. thanks. the battle lines being drawn on capitol hill to make concerning legislation of a police reform. president trump is engaged in a battle of his own this evening. the effort to keep a new book by his former national security advisor off the shelves. tonight we are learning some of the sensational allegations within that manuscript. chief white house white house correspondent john roberts has details from the north lawn. good evening. >> good evening. former ambassador john bolton's book has not been released and may not be released at the department of justice prevails in court, but already it's topping the best seller list and is the focus of repeated broadsides from the white house. as the department of justice fights to block the release of john bolton's new book "the room where it happened," leaked copies of the memoir revealed bolton believe the impeachment inquiry should have gone beyond ukraine to include president trump's dealings with
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turkey and china. bolton says the president's deal with xi jinping to buy u.s. agricultural products was all about reelection, writing "the president was pleading with president xi pleading. the increased purchases of soybeans and wheat." president trump insists china would like to see him lose the election and of the bolton book, the white house as it should never see the light of day as written, insisting is filled with classified information. >> former national security advisor john bolton should know all too well that it's unacceptable. >> bolton says president trump was willing to intervene in investigations of chinese and turkish businesses "to ineffective personal favors to dictators he liked," adding "the pattern look like obstruction of justice as a way of life, which we couldn't accept." bolton accuses democrats of "impeachment malpractice." the book is set for release june
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lamberth, the reagan appointee, buys the doj's argument that bolton never fully complied with his agreement for a prepublication scrub of classified information. >> we don't believe bolton went through that process. it hasn't been completed and therefore he is in violation of that agreement. >> president trump was also watching the action on capitol hill today. senate republicans led by tim scott of south carolina outlined their efforts at police reform. >> too often we are having a discussion in this nation's about, are you supporting the law enforcement community or are you supporting communities of color? this is a false binary choice. >> among other things, the justice act would include enhanced use of force reporting to the fbi, restrictions on troll calleds, track no-knock warrants and commissions to study policing and race. democrats said the bill doesn't go far enough but senator
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senator dick durbin. >> let's not do something that's a half-hearted approach. >> i can tell you to have those comments again hurts. >> dick durbin later apologized for the comments, house judiciay committee went through the process of marking up the democrats police reform bill. it's scheduled for a vote on june 25th. the fate of the senate bill is much more uncertain, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell urge democrats to work with republicans but there's not a whole lot of time for negotiation between now and the beginning of the fourth of july recess. >> bret: john roberts live on the north lawn. john, thanks. president trump is unveiling a plan to address veteran suicide. during an event this afternoon at the white house the president laid out details of the $53 million, two year effort which features firearm safety and wellness programs at
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workplaces and added barriers near railroads and bridges. the government says about 20 veterans die by suicide each d day. >> they fought our battles overseas knowing must join them in winning this new battle at home. >> bret: the democratic chairman of the house veterans affairs committee called the president's plan to. and week -. social media companies trying to restrict certain types of material. a battle between google and conservative sites has republicarepublican in congressg back. gillian turner. >> republicans are once again feeling the heat from the united states biggest tech companies. senate republican tom cotton censored by twitter. >> you have left-wing thought police. >> zero hedge band from google ads. conservative outlet "the federalist" also under threat from google which plans to block the site over offensive
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comments not from the outlets journalists but its readers. >> it's a curious time for big tech to be threatening to d platform websites because of uncurated comments at up time when big tech may be facing the loss of its legal liability protections because they claim they don't curate their comments. >> google insist they follow the same rules as everyone else and that the rules are crystal clear. "we have strict policies, including comments on this site. it's a long-standing policy." this is on the heels of twitter's clash with president trump over its decision to slap warning labels on his feed. republicans lawmakers say big tech longtime crusade against conservative speech has become dangerous. the justice department is taking action saying that it's reconsidering the communications decency act which protects tech firms from lawsuits by users.
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a group of senate heavyweights including josh hawley are pushing a legislative fix that will allow users to sue when they believe political speech is censored. >> if you are treated unfairly and big tech violates its own terms of service, you consume. >> democrats have been mostly silent on this issue. it's a fight they don't seem eager to have with their g.o.p. colleagues. google says "the federalist" and zero hedge his comments sections contain what they call derogatory racial information which is not allowed. as of now, all offending comments have been removed from "the federalist" site but the fight is just heating up. >> bret: thank you. joining us on a host of different topics, former defense secretary robert gates. he's the author of a new book "exercise of power, american failure, successes and a new path forward." mr. secretary, thanks for
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joining us. congratulations on the book and i want to talk about it specifically but i want to ask you since you served for eight different presidents, you've been cia director, defense secretary. have you ever seen a time like we are in now. >> i can't say i have. i was on the nsc staff during the last days of the nixon administration and during the whole watergate affair. i was in the white house on loan from cia at the end of the carter administration when we were in trouble in a lot of different ways. but no, i don't think i've ever seen anything quite like this. >> bret: two crises in a row. the pandemic and the situation we are facing across the country in the wake of the george floyd killing. you've said the you are actually for some changes, including name changes for some military bases.
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in "the new york times," you called to replace those names and the quote they said "is a a long-time soviet scholar, you added, i'm very sensitive to the notion of rewriting history." but yet you think those names should be changed. >> i think the names should be changed. i think it's a question of placement and time and we don't want to be in a position of celebrating people who were in fact traders to the united states. when it comes to statuary and so on, that kind of thing i think belongs in museums rather than in places where it appears that we are celebrating them. i have said i don't know why we don't have a fort ulysses s. grant or fort george patton or major facility named for the medal of honor recipients. it's an opportunity to make some
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changes that frankly bring us into the 21st century. >> bret: part of your book is about the exercise of power, when to use the military perhaps when not to. your reflections after what we saw from the chairman of the joint chiefs, general milley coming out and apologizing for being at the event at lafayette park and the whole back and forth about the use of the military during this time. >> well, i agree with some of the retired senior officers, former chairman of the joint chiefs, admiral mullen, genera general dempsey. against the use of the insurrection act. i think it's important to understand the difference between the regular army which is fundamentally trained to kill people, and the national guard, which is trained in a lot of things. you are as likely to see them handing out food at a food bank or sandbagging of flooding river as you are anything else. they can fight, as we saw in
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iraq and afghanistan. but they also are trained in crowd control. they have good relationships with local law enforcement because they are from the community, and that's the local police, if they can't handle a problem, the national guard is the right way to turn. when the insurrection act is been used, the last time it was used it was used in the time of the rodney king riots. the governor of california felt the situation couldn't be managed by the national guard. and the first president bush did call it in but it looked to me at least from the outside that the national guard in the other elements of law enforcement that were present were able to handle the problem. >> bret: you're talking about your book, there's another book that's raising a lot of eyebrows and obviously the white house is pushing back on it already. i assume you haven't read john bolton's book for the former national security
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advisors facing lawsuits from the doj. here's what the president said about this book coming out. take a listen. >> when you do classified, that timmy is a a very strong criminal problem -- that to me is a very strong criminal problem. any conversation with me is classified. it becomes even worse if he lies about the conversation. which i understand he might have in some cases. >> bret: to get your reaction about the process. you obviously had to go through the process with your first memoir "duty." what's your reaction to all of this and what the president said? >> bret, i would tell you i've been through the process four times including the book that stressed out -- that is just o out. i've had to have it reviewed by the cia and defense department. i found the changes they requested were minimal, and they
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move expeditiously and i didn't have a problem with the process. i have the emails demonstrating that the drafts have been accepted and it seems to me to be a legitimate process to go through just based on the newspapers, it looks to me like john bolton has cooperated in that process for several months, whether it was actually completed or not, i am in no position to know. >> bret: one thing, in your last book that you wrote about and it factors into the current situation politically is about joe biden. you called him a man of integrity. but you said "i think he's been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades." as you look at the situation right now, do you know who you are supporting, or your thoughts about joe biden and his ability to be commander in chief. >> i stand by the statement that i wrote in the book that i obviously have very significant policy differences with
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joe biden, but i do think that he's a person of integrity and a decent person. and i think i will leave it at that. >> bret: last thing, mr. secretary, a lot of focus on china in the news. you have over many years dealt with different regimes in china. your thoughts on china and what it's up to now in the big picture. >> bret, i think we made two big mistakes strategic mistakes when it comes to china. our policy toward china for the last 40 years has been underpinned by the assumption that a richer china would become a freer china and it has become crystal clear, especially under president xi, that that assumption was wrong. the second was the failure to understand that a richer china would become a more assertive
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china, and so i think it's only been in the last three or four years that people have begun to realize that this is a regime that we are going to be in a contest with for as far into the future as we can see. a rivalry. >> bret: mr. secretary, we appreciate your time. good luck on the book. >> thanks a lot, bret. appreciate it. >> bret: up next, joe biden makes a rare public appearance in the trump campaign weighs in. plus some of our other fox affiliates around the country and what they are covering tonight. fox 10 in phoenix as evacuations are underway for the fast-growing fire in the national forest. state officials say the fire has burned 90,000 acres of land. it's only 5% contained. the fire is believed to have been caused by humans. fox carolina in greenville, with the fifth anniversary of the massacre at our carleton south carolina church that left nine black worshipers dead.
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the attack led state leaders to remove the federal flag from the capital long but legislators haven't made other changes to confederate symbols. this is a live look at our affiliate fox 32, one of the big stories, quaker oats saying it's retiring the 131-year-old aunt jemima brand. the company says that it realizes the character's origins are based on a racial stereoty stereotype. quaker says a renamed overhauled pancake mix and syrup will hit shelves this year. that's a live look from outside the beltway on "special report." we'll be right back
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♪ >> bret: an air force sergeant in california who is suspected in the killings of a sheriff's deputy and federal security officer is being linked to the far right antigovernment movement known as boogaloo. authorities say he went to a black lives matter protest with a home assembled semiotic weapon -- semiautomatic. he wrote last month that nationwide unrest is an opportunity to target government agencies. attorney general william barr told me last week the government is monitoring these types of
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groups. >> we have extreme right groups trying to look like extreme left groups. we have extreme left groups masquerading as extreme right groups. players on both sides. i can't put a time limit on these investigations but i think we are very much focused on getting on top of these groups. >> bret: the man's attorney says there's no evidence his client was in contact with anyone in the boogaloo movement. in tonight's democracy 2020 report, joe biden ventures out from his delaware home to pennsylvania to talk about reopening america and ripping president trump's response to the coronavirus. the president's campaign team is questioning biden's reluctance to make public appearances. peter doocy has the report. >> these days it's rare for reporters to get within shouting
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distance of joe biden. fox news tried today. >> mr. vice president, time for a question? >> the form vp remained strong in polls despite in person events. the rnc saying that the last press conference was 76 days ago. in an email blast with questions like why has biden vanished? is it because he needs his team to prewrite his answers? or is it because biden's handlers have made the decision that the more america sees of joe biden the worst off he is. biden continues slowly resuming campaign activity today in the suburbs of philadelphia but there were signs of life during covid-19 everywhere. >> everybody's beginning to realize this is not going to go away in the spring. >> the presumptive democratic nominee's campaign slogan is "our best days still i had." but at times his message to small business owners was bleak.
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speak we've lost over 150,000 people now dead and you have an unappointment rate staggering. staggering. millions of people unemployed. >> has biden bets that voters will trust him to help the economy reopening, larger campaign rallies sound like a low priority. >> basically waved the white flag and has retreated. getting back to his campaign rallies, he will put people at risk. >> without covid, events like biden so they would be public but instead they are invite only and we saw it firsthand outside one of them. it can lead to some hurt feelings. some local officials in pennsylvania had to plead their case to get in. others were left out. they all wanted to see joe. bret. >> bret: peter doocy in wilmington, delaware. thank you. you can hear more from peter and the distinguished panel on my podcast, the campaign. comes out every tuesday at
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5:00 p.m. eastern and you can download on fog checkup fox news the dow lost 170 today. s&p 500 down 11. nasdaq 815. up next, renewed concerns about the coronavirus here in the u.s. and in china. first beyond our borders tonight. turkey says it's airlifting troops into northern iraq. a ground operation against kurdish rebels. turkey regularly carries out air and ground attacks against the outlawed kurdistan workers party which it says maintains bases in northern iraq. four russian bombers flying near alaska for the second time in a week. scrambling f-22 stealth fighter jets to intercept the planes but remained in international airspace. it's the eighth time this year russia has flown bombers close to the u.s. it comes days after a pair of u.s. b-52 bombers flew near
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russia. in english soccer's longest suspension since world war ii is over. the premier li, the richest soccer league in the world, wasr one of its managers tested positive for coronavirus three the first match is in more than three months were played today. just some of the other headlines beyond our borders tonight. we'll be right back.
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♪ >> bret: vice president mike pence says fears of a second wave the coronavirus are over blown. dr. anthony fauci says the second wave is not inevitable but the first wave he says is not yet over. this comes as many locations are reporting spikes in cases. obviously testing is up. as more of the country reopens after the lockdown. correspondent phil keating has that story tonight from miami. >> as the economies in every state continue reopening, inviting crowds and groups to mingle again outside the home, the numbers of positive covid test results are growing. in some places dramatically. nationwide cases are surging in the south and west with six states including florida, texas and arizona setting one-day records of cases on tuesday. city leaders in tulsa, oklahoma, disclosing today that tuesday at tulsa county also set its
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one-day record of cases. it says the city is preparing to host saturday's controversial return of president trump rally scheduled to be indoors with a lot of people. >> the responsible behavior in our daily lives. not pointing a finger at protests over a couple of weeks or pointing the finger at her rally that's going to occur. >> the administration and some republican governors blame the spike in covid numbers on increased testing while many health experts say much if not more has to do with states reopening. this afternoon the white house coronavirus task force met with vice president pence a day after dr. anthony fauci explained why the pandemics beginning they did not advise all americans to always be wearing masks. >> we did not want them to be without the equipment that they needed. so there was not enthusiasm about going out and everybody buying a mask or getting a mask. we were afraid it would take
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away from the people who needed it. >> governor ron desantis is adamant there'll be no rollback of the reopening despite the numbers. the mayors of miami beach and the city of miami say that the numbers, if the numbers don't improve they might. bret. >> bret: phil keating in miami. thanks. new restrictions tonight in beijing over renewed coronavirus fears. china is raising its emergency warning to its second-highest level and canceling more than 60% of the flights into the capital. meanwhile not far from there a surprising success story. at first glance the coronavirus numbers from vietnam seem too good to be true. senior foreign affairs correspondent amy kellogg reports some very smart people are now believers. >> vietnam only registered 335 cases and zero deaths from coronavirus. news from communist party run countries tends to draw skepticism that this american
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doctor based in vietnam insist the reports are true. >> they have really done a remarkable job to contain the virus. >> vietnam has long experience with infectious disease including sars. this time unlike its neighbor china vietnam acted with lightning speed. they tested, traced contacts and shut down entire villages, things that are easy to enforce in an authoritarian country. mostly young people were infected. they were quickly isolated. >> there was little chance for someone who was infected to transmit to their elderly households. >> vietnam was the envy of front-line physicians especially in places like italy with a smaller population but over 34,000 deaths. >> it will be very interesting to understand on what the people could rely mostly on to make
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this fantastic kind of miracle. >> vietnam's success isn't limited to the pandemic. the world bank predicts 3% to 4% growth there this year in this year of global recession. having opened up its economy and poured resources into infrastructure and education and lately hanoi has benefited from major companies shifting production away from china. in no mood to lessen its own reliance on china vietnam only recently signed a free trade deal with europe. >> bret: thank you. republicans go after big tech censorship and the president tries to keep you from reading john bolton's new book. we'll get reaction for the panel when we return on. so, for a second time we're giving members a credit on their auto insurance. because it's the right thing to do. we're also giving payment relief options to eligible members so they can take care of things like groceries
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i was told to begin my aspirin regimen, blem. and i just didn't listen. until i almost lost my life. my doctors again ordered me to take aspirin, and i do. be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. listen to the doctor. take it seriously. ♪ >> john bolton had every opportunity to speak to house
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impeachment managers, house judiciary committee as well as the house intelligence committee. he could have stepped forward as a patriot when the stakes were high and the president was on trial and he ran and hid in the other direction. >> john bolton is claiming that the house should've impeached drum for other matters. thank you, john bolton, for being the firefighter showing up with the firehose at a fire that's already burning. >> bret: house democrats upset john bolton didn't participate in the impeachment hearings and republicans and some inside the white house saying he shouldn't be releasing what he's releasing. there is an effort by the doj to stop this book from coming out even though it's on the way out and in fact a lot of people have it. one exhibit about china, bolton writes about the g20 summit with president xi of china.
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"he, trump, alluding to china's economic capability to affect the ongoing campaigns, pleading with xi to assure heed win. stressed importance of chinese purchases of soybeans and wheat." different quotes coming out this evening. we will start with the panel, susan ferrechio, chief congressional correspondent for the "washington examiner." julie pace, associated press. matthew continetti, founding editor of "the washington free beacon." julie come at the white house seems like there is this push to prevent this book from seeing the light of day. >> there definitely is though i think it's becoming less relevant at this point is the book is out. we have obtained it and other organizations have obtained it. i think the attention grabbing details are already out there for the world to see. the legal fight will continue on a matter of principle for the white house but i think the damage is done terms of the
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information that bolton wanted to get out there being there for the public to consume. >> bret: susan, we've seen other administration officials write memoirs. one of them was on our show tonight, former defense secretary robert gates. this account by all accounts and i haven't read it all yet, seems pretty scathing of a chaos behind the scenes at the white house. >> right and some of the things that bolton accuses trump of doing are really indefensible if they are true. but even bolton has run into credibility issues with his own claims. i think he was on board with the weapons of mass destruction argument and even i think former president bush called his credibility into question. he left on pretty bad terms when the president fired him and then announced it on twitter. already some of his books have
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been refuted. william barr, the attorney general, denied parts of the book they came out back in january, so as julie said, a lot of this is already out now so trying to block the book isn't going to do the president any good. it's really going to be about how he responds. does he do the classic trump denial, it's all fake news? if he does do that which i fully expected to do, will the public believe it? there've been many former administration officials coming out and making pretty damning claims against the president and we are getting closer and closer to the election. so these things are going to cause increasing damage as we approach the election. i think the president needs to geget out there and respond to e claims. >> bret: matthew, the political impact on something like this. >> it's hard to say. ambassador bolton joins
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president trump's former secretary of state, former, former secretary of defense, former chief of staff who's also the former secretary of homeland security and jeff sessions, the former ag. all of whom criticized the president's management style. the funny thing is when you read the trump and bolton excerpt, it's not much different than the -- if you recall he called on china in public to investigate hunter biden when the ukraine scandal broke. for that reason a match for that the bolton narrative would change many minds especially since you have one group, the trump supporters, saying that bolton is a traitor and the democrats who we heard in the open clip saying now you tell us. you're no good to us now. the think that leaves bolton -- he will just have a best seller. >> bret: here's
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kellyanne conway about this book. >> national security. pretty unusual to have a memoir like this one people that you're talking about are still in office and your colleagues are working in the administration. the name of the book is "the room where it happen." ambassador bolton himself makes clear that he was in the oval office, in the situation room, had access to the president and foreign leaders so for me it's not about protecting the president. it's about protecting the nati nation. >> bret: julie, it's interesting to see the pushback by the white house, the embrace by the left even though they are upset that bolton didn't testify during the impeachment hearings. >> i think both sides could agree on one thing and that's that they think john bolton is out to sell books. that's the main focus. the white house gives themselves -- gets themselves a little tripped up trying to block the book. they say it shouldn't go forward because it didn't go through the
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proper process. this classified information still in there. acknowledging that, you're also noting that it's true, that the information did happen in real classified settings. i think they give a little bit of a mixed message. from the democratic standpoint it would be interesting to watch how they tried to push forward some of the accounts of the book while also trying to discredit bolton for not having come forward to testify. >> bret: will have a complete rundown as we get the book and go through it. panel, thank you. stand by. next up, big tech. what republicans are doing to push back. that after the break. ta-da! did you know liberty mutual customizes your car insurance
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♪ >> look at what google tried to do just yesterday where they tried to deep platform a conservative news site, "the federalist." they tried to deny "the federalist" access to their ad platform. this is the kind of thing big tech is doing all the time. twitter commenting on, labeling the tweets of the president of the united states. it gets worse and worse. it's becoming more insidious the way these platforms use the power that's why it's important to have legislation that will give folks their day in court.
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>> bret: that was senator josh hawley into different places but it was the same senator. talking about a fight with big tech and what's going to come next. it's getting a lot of attention not only about censorship but about efforts to demonetize. google has put out a statement saying that ""the federalist" is not currently do monetize. we have strict publisher policies that govern the contact ads can run on which includes comments on the site. this is a long-standing policy." bottom line, it's not happening on that site as of yet but there are real concerns here susan on capitol hill. back with the panel. capitol hill is focused on this, both sides of the aisle. republicans are taking it and running the with it right now. >> that's right. just saw senator tom cotton today say that he was nearly removed from twitter for going on the year and talking about supporting the use of the military on our streets to
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control the civil unrest. there are definitely feelings among conservatives on capitol hill that big tech is slanted against conservatives and they are treating conservatives unfairly. he mentioned the nbc collaboration with the foreign advocacy group to try to deep platform "the federalist" and zero hedge which i believed was deep platform when google does not have to worry about the same liability. they enjoy that liability in the communications decency act and what the josh hawley bill does is it takes away immunity unless google can prove it's a neutral platform because they are supposed to be neutral in order to enjoy that liability protection. the josh hawley bill would hold them accountable for that don't forget president trump issued an executive order recently that interpreted that section 2:30 is not giving the big tech firms this liability protection so there are a lot of questions
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about this right now and clearly feeling amongst conservatives that something needs to change in the law to protect conservative thoughts and viewpoints on social media. >> bret: i talked to attorney general barr about this and clearly this is a big factor for them and politically how it works, there probably is some upside politically in this realm one you're talking about big tech, privacy and censorship. >> absolutely. i think among conservatives it's become a bit of a rallying cri cried. this idea that tech is biased. i think big tech finds themselves in a tricky position. on the one hand they are trying to be advocates for free speech. they are trying to be open, open platforms. when you do that, you open up your platforms to a lot of
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discussions that americans find objectionable but when you cross over that line and start making decisions about can be allowed and what can't be, you run up against policy and a lot of real concerns. >> bret: matthew, last word. >> one word: 2024. that's what this is about. >> bret: that's what this is about? tom cotton in particular. >> and josh hawley. i think we are beginning to see one of the major issues of the 2024 republican primary. >> bret: there you go. i was asking for pithy. i didn't think i was going to get one word. thank you very much. that's good stuff. when we come back, the brighter side of things. some good news. ♪ ["good job" by alicia keys] ♪ you're the engine that makes all things go ♪ ♪ and you're always in disguise, my hero ♪
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>> bret: breaking right now in atlanta, we have aerial photos. remember, the former atlanta police officer charged, fights breaking out monitoring the situation in atlanta again on alert for possible protests and reaction to all of that tonight, looking live in atlanta. but we are going to leave you on something coming together, 9-year-old caitlin sanders wanted to share her hope for the future while d.c. streets were still empty, in the morning she and her parents went down to black lives matter plaza, decided to give an inspired performance to one of her favorite songs, "rise up." ♪ >> bret: there you go.
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just over a year ago, south carolina deputy william kimbrough found a 12-day-old riley choking to death in a car. he jumped into action, save that infants life with cpr. her parents asked if he would be her godfather. he said yes. that's fair, balanced, and unafraid. here's martha. >> martha: good evening, everybody, good to have you with us tonight. i martha maccallum from new york city and tonight this is "the story," we bring you brand-new it develop its and two big breaking story, the accusations from john bolton and what this has provoked all around, the doj may try to block the book, trey gowdy joins us tonight, he will be here in a bit but first 11 criminal charges for the officer who shot rayshard brooks in atlanta five