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home, for watching "fox news primetime." i'm rachel campos-duffy, and i will be back here tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. tucker carlson is up next. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> tucker: good evening, and welcome to "tucker carlson tonight." if you dutifully watched joe biden sputter through his announcement, the administration to a trillion dollar infrastructure plan yesterday, you may have been left with some questions. first and most obviously, is this really about infrastructure, bridges and roads, airports? things we can actually use? or is it yet another weird climate scheme/power grab/race-based redistribution plan? what exactly is this? by the way, to trillion dollars sounds like a lock for anything.
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won't that kind of spending because hyperinflation? if you print money like it is not worth anything, doesn't not the value of the money decline? normal people have questions, but thankfully "the new york times" was on the seem to quell all doubt. "the new york times" and -- "biden's plan stresses jobs, roads." one of "the new york times" four separate front page bill, "to trillion for once in a generation." 's ron klain, white house chieff staff, tweeted out the front page, "america, let's go win the future," claim wrote. let's go win the future come america. what does that future look like? this plan, whatever its merits, will not make your commute easier.
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only about 5% of that to trillion will actually go to roads and bridges, so 5% on infrastructure, 95% on social engineering. that is what joe biden calls a once in a lifetime infrastructure bill. he is right about part of it, it is once-in-a-lifetime, if it passes, this generational live in a very different country. before we tell you what is in the bill, one word about who is going to pay for. we only need one word, the word is you. the taxes are going up to radic, and they did not have to come actually. tax revenue or less no longer fund -- the federal reserve funds them. and politicians want something, they just print the money. it is called modern mark modern monetary theory. they have been doing it for years. there is no actual reason to raise taxes anymore for anything. joe biden wants to raise taxes to punish you, and he plans to do that purely a administration is going for a tax increase of about $3 trillion over ten year.
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taxes on income and investments as well as corporations. this would make the first major tax hike in 28 years. but it's actually a much bigger tax hike than anything we saw in the clinton administration. in 1993, taxes amounted to only about half a percent of gdp. this plan would come to roughly three times that, about $300 billion a year, 1.3% of gdp. so you would have to go all the way back to 1968 to find a bigger tax increase. it's a big deal. do you have any questions? [laughs] no questions allowed. joe biden does not want to answer questions that he does not have to because it is an emergency. in emergencies, you do what you are told. >> what i am proposing is a one time capital investment of roughly $2 trillion in americans futures. spread largely over eight years, put simply, these are investments we have to make. we can afford to make them. put another way, we can't afford not to. >> tucker: all of this can be
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yours, america, for just $2 trillion. we can't afford not to spend $2 trillion, says joe biden, like a used car salesman that he is at heart. joe biden avoids taxes. in 2017 ad '18, joe biden and his wife dodged payroll taxes and more than $13 million that they got from speaking fees and book royalties. how did they do it? did you do that? you probably didn't. they did. "the wall street journal" reported that the bidens classified it as profits rather than taxable wages. are you surprised? come on! corporations are going to pay for it. if only. we would support it if that were the case. but they are not. corporate interest put joe biden in the white house. they designed his policies, signed off in every part of it, just as the a credit card companies in delaware once dead. corporations shelter their money from taxes in a lot of ways, and they pass along cost to the workers and customers in the
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form of higher prices. that is not a secret. economists know that. sodas joe biden. so none of this is going to hurt amazon. that is why amazon is for it. what joe biden is not interested getting into details like the math. he would like you to know that this bill is going to turn america into a scene from "the jetsons." >> imagine what we can do, what is within our reach. you and your family could travel coast to coast single tank of gas onboard a high-speed train. connect high-speed affordable and reliable internet whatever you can. imagine knowing you are handing your children and grandchildren a country that will lead the world in producing clean energy technology and will need to address one of the biggest threats of our time. that's what we'll do. >> tucker: flying cars? teleport machines? sadly not. but we are going to modernize
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those highways. and honestly, a lot of them could use it. but what does modernizing highways mean, exactly? what are the details? well, "the washington post" gave us some ideas. according to the paper, one activist has been demanding the removal -- not the building, the removal of a highway in new orleans that cuts through her neighborhood. she thinks that highway, called the claiborne expressway, is bad. it's an eyesore and it contributes to pollution, in her neighborhood. for years, she has demanded local leaders get rid of it. they refused. people use it. it is an important stretch of road in new orleans. but now the white house and joe biden's infrastructure plan have decided that highway is an example of "historic inequity," and that can be solved by billions of new spending. in other words, it's a racist highway, so you've got to pay to tear it down. she was enthused by this. and florida, she said. i'm thrilled to hear president biden call out the claiborne expressway is a racist highway. yeah, not just racist, sexist and transphobic, too.
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that highway is a jim crow job whistle for white supremacy, not to mention cueing on insurrection. got to tear it down. expect a lot more highways to meet that fate. people who believes highways are racists are going to get tens of billions of dollars as part of this plan, what the biden calls underserved communities. the entirety of this infrastructure plan looks like a mashup of an intersectional theory from wesley and a spoils system. we saw case of that earlier this year when joe biden sent billions of dollars to african-american farmers in this country purely because of how they look. that's illegal. it's immoral. it's completely divisive. in his infrastructure bill, joe biden calls, pretty strongly, for sending $25 billion to historically black universities, for research and development. you may think it is a good idea, should have to explain why, but it is not infrastructure. he also like to eliminate "exclusionary zoning" and
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"needless barriers to producing affordable housing." that means her neighborhood may have to make way for multifamily dwellings. you don't want multifamily dwellings in your neighborhood? doesn't matter. because its equity. shut up, racist. and there is more that came from. joe biden would like to spend $100 billion for workplace development to "reduce racial inequities in job training and hiring." imac imac it sounds like mandating it, and it is. you may be wondering, what does hiring people with certain skin colors have to do with infrastructure. sorry to keep bringing us back to the point but the point was supposed to be infrastructure. it's not, really. democrats are really pretending it is anymore. they are in charge, and this is their chance to take total control of the economy, and they are going to use it. >> we understand, to save our democracy and to evolve into the multiracial democracy that we are, we have to take a holistic approach, so we spoke about infrastructure in alignment with
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the green new deal, ending our dependence on fossil fuels within the next ten years. we spoke about education and fully funding our public schools and canceling student debt. we spoke about repealing the hyde amendment, a federal jobs guarantee, we spoke about a variety of issues in alignment with the progressive priorities that the people of this country are demanding. >> tucker: so this is why you don't want the theory people in charge of anything, especially the dumb theory people at the one you just saw. sleaze ball politicians of old would make the case, vote for me and i will fix the potholes. they may steal some of the money you send them, but in the end, they had to fix the potholes purely promised they would come and your commute got a little better. with these people are not interested in fixing the potholes. no, it is about saving our democracy, and evolving into a multiracial democracy, as if we haven't already done that, by the way. it's also about something called the green new deal. that's what this is. it is not simply one deranged theory adult member of congress
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admitting, according to the transportation secretary, pete buttigieg, former mayor of south bend, former rhodes scholar and mckinsey consultant, we need this infrastructure bill to end hurricanes. >> in the united states, transportation is the leading contributor to climate change, contributing to a pattern of extreme weather events which takes a severe toll on our infrastructure. every dollar we spend rebuilding from a climate driven disaster is a dollar we could've spent building a more competitive, modern, and resilient transportation system that produces significantly lower emissions. >> tucker: [laughs] so, according to climatologist pete buttigieg, we thought he was a mckinsey consultant, no, no, he has a climate expert -- not even climate experts understand the climate, that is complex, but pete buttigieg does purely tells you it is the roads causing hurricanes, we never had them before rhodes. that expense why there is $46 billion in this bill for the
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federal government to buy electric vehicles. fbi agents can arrest you for sedition while driving tesla's. but wait a second, you ask, are those tesla's powered by coal plants? whatever, insurrectionist fear of another 2 trillion -- 2 billion goes to tax credits fr clean energy generation and storage. i wonder who owns those firms. could they be biden donors? there is also a plan for filling electric vehicle chargers, expand the market of electric vehicles. no one wants to buy them, the government is going to make you want to buy them. 10 billion for climate conservation corps to "boost climate resilience." [laughs] are they going to buy umbrellas? that would be a useful form of climate resilience, but they are thinking bigger than that. this is about trance forming our democracy. you will notice none of the spending goes to our oil borders put out of business when biden canceled the keystone xl pipeline. they can learn to code.
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according to the people who run the democratic party, none of this goes far enough. there's just not enough, 2 trillion is not enough! we humiliated the keystone workers, spending $2 trillion, but we need to go farther, according to sandy cortez, pampered psion of westchester, we need to spend a lot more money very quickly or you are racist. >> i have real concerns that 2.2 trillion isn't actually going to get us there, so we are going to have to make deeper investments. we are in a devastating economic moment. millions of people in the united states are unemployed. we have a truly crippled health care system and a planetary crisis on our hands, and we are the wealthiest nation in the history of the world, so we can do 10 trillion. >> tucker: oh, and other math lecture from sandy! 10 trillion, $10 trillion, okay, sandy cortez. you've added a lot to our country. who built this country? she doesn't care. by the way, none of them care
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about the consequences of this. what are the consequences of this, exactly? what happens if all of this money gets into the system? could it affect your life? could it affect prices, commodity prices? take a look at a chart of commodity prices, and that will give you some sense. you are looking at one. here are the increases over the past year fear of the government injected trillions of dollars into the economy. and what happened? the cost of almost every durable good come of the things you need to live, went way up. the price of lumber, might need that knowing forward, jumped more than 250%. crude oil went up 188%. sugar, 50%. copper and tin up by more than 80% each. cattle, meaning meat, wheat, meaning wheat thins, and so on. a lot more expensive to live here. that's fine if you are joe biden are sandy cortez. not fine if you are you. cost of a home jumped 11%, the food index, the highest level in
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seven years, just by spending a lot of money they didn't make, the people in charge are making it much harder for most americans to live here, that is the cost of inflation. it is a tax and it is insidious and it is impossible to control when it starts. meanwhile the most powerful people in the country have never been happier in the cost of apartments and separates cisco has gone way down. the dow jones is up by 50%. private equity is booming, crypto investors are seeing huge returns. they have so much money they are making up things to buy. what else could you do with the money question are they investing in something called nonfungible tokens. and fts, which are literally useless digital tokens. an eye on cat meme which you are seeing on your screen just sold for $900,000 in nft format. it was not the art that was sold, it was the digital token. this is the tulip craze if there ever was one, and these are the people benefiting from $2 trillion in spending. the tax increase will not offset all of this. joe biden plans to tax -- they do not bounce around as much in
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the economy. the money is not affecting as many transactions. its punitive. but the party in charge does not care about this nation. they don't care if it is harder for you to get gasoline or by dinner. they are just upset you feel entitled to drive your vehicle to work on their roads. >> i do think, given the preference, i, and probably many others, would like to see the gasoline tax raised. as you know, that has been talked about for decades, and unfortunately, americans have become so accustomed to low gas prices that that even though i iwould challenge anyone, go out and ask ten people how much they pay in federal gasoline taxes, they can't tell you. they won't be able to tell you until he numbers put out, we are going to raise taxes in order to pay our infrastructure costs for rebuilding our infrastructure,
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then all of a sudden somebody will start waging a war. >> tucker: yeah, so the real problem with america's gas prices are too low. so people who don't live in cities, people who try for a living, just aren't paying enough. that is the problem. those ungrateful americans don't even know it. what's going on here? trillions of dollars changing hands. this is looting. just as their supporters in minneapolis last summer, the biden people are looting the country. they have done nothing to build america. not one thing. susan rice, barack obama, ron klain, the rest of the people making these decisions have not created a single thing. they are not creators, they are takers, and they've gotten richer doing it. how much did susan rice make the last four years? how did she get that money? they are stripping the courts, and when it falls apart, they will be gone. in the meantime, welcome to hyperinflation. well, we are joined tonight by someone who can assess the environmental parts of this bill, marc morano is the author
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of "green fraud: why the green new deal is even worse than you think it is," a book with a title that sells itself. how much of this bill is geared not toward cleaning up the environment, which we could badly use, but toward this global warming theory they have. how much of it is climate based? >> first of all, jen psaki was asked today why the infrastructure built is called when it is only 5% of the bill going to infrastructure, the roads and bridges, and her answer this is a once-in-a-lifetime, generation. to answer your question, talker, we do not know the exact percentage but we know it will e health care and equity and all sorts of green buildings and changing all of the climate aspects, the green new deal, are being implemented throughout this whole infrastructure bill. they are redefining the word infrastructure to mean climate activity. and this is just -- this was part of their plan because biden is also making every cabinet a
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climate agency, from state department to interior to defense department, financial institutions, so this bill is just the latest in a round of what they are doing because they learned in 2009, they can't put a climate agenda straight on the american people with a vote on capitol hill. even when obama had the house and senate, they failed to get a carbon tax passed because democrats opposed it. so they are trying to slip it in. in this stealth way. that is what they have been doing since january. >> tucker: the two things they wanted war reparations on the green new deal. both pulled bad with the public, so they rebranded them. not to be cynical, but no one is cynical and they put a senile guy in the white house. that is what they are doing. >> it is what they are doing. they are still probably going to introduce the green new deal at some point. this deal, when you're talking about roads, look at where the progressives are, where the bride and administration is on roads. and on transportation. we had andrew yang proposing --
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democrat candidate now running in new york, proposing an end to private car ownership and instead a fleet of roving electric cars. when it comes, talking about zoning, we had elizabeth warren proposing no more new home construction unless it was "zero carbon footprint." we have ucla professors saying we should abolish private homeownership because in a climate emergency, it's just too damaging to the earth. this is what they are doing now, behind the scenes, where the public can't see it, is the beginning of all of this. ultimately, what it is going to do, it is leading to lower economic growth, which you would intuitively think, why would they want to do that? i have to go chapters in the book "green fraud," tucker, and why they want low economic growth. they love the lockdowns for this reason. they call it degrowth, plenary sessions, this is that first step to transfer private equityo government hands, and this is a big step. >> tucker: i don't care about economic growth, i want to live a nice life and i want them out
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of my neighborhood and stop telling me what to do. this seems like a paragraph to me. i appreciate this. thank you so much for coming on. >> thank you, tucker. appreciate it. >> tucker: piers morgan was banished from television for asking a simple question. how is it the most privileged people in our society get away with posing as the most oppressed? and for asking that, they crushed him and took his job away. on monday, we will speak to piers morgan for his first wide-ranging on-camera interview since he was canceled. we will have them on our new show, "tucker carlson today," as well. we will be right back with one of our favorite, long-standing guests, alex berenson. he has been on the show a lot, so of course he has a hit piece on the cover of "the atlantic" magazine. alex berenson joins us in studio to respond. ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ >> tucker: so, there was a time not that long ago when the most freethinking people in a society -- the people with the most questions, the deepest thirst for knowledge, the most curiosity, went into journalism because you got paid to ask questions and to challenge the prevailing narrative. but sometime in the last ten years it has completely inverted and now the most close-minded people in society work in journalism, but not as journalists, as gatekeepers crushing and suppressing anyone who deviates from the approved
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script of the regime in power. so that is where we find alex berenson. a former journalist who asked a lot of inconvenient questions, many of them on the show. it should not surprise you that "the atlantic" magazine, one of the most craven and corrupted pieces of garbage in journalism, has a new cover story out this week. in fact, i believe today, attacking alex berenson, because he read from a different script, and that can't be allowed! the piece is called "the pandemics wrongest man." he joins us on our set tonight to respond to this predictable, i don't even know if it is annoying, it is so dumb, but assess this hit piece on you. >> the entirely missed the point. if you want to ship to say there are pros and cons of the vaccine out in the wild and you can see they have not worked quite as well or quite as quickly as people had hoped in a place like israel, there is a bad spike of
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cases in january, great britain, too, but it looks like once you get through that first period, there could be some advantages to having little large part of the population vaccinated. we know many people have severe side effects from this vaccine, clear from clinical trials and real-world data. okay, we have a real conversation about that, and we can have a conversation about the idea that we should have restrictions on people or discourage them from travel or discourage kids from going to school, whether or not they are vaccinated, makes no sense. but the public health establishment and the rest of the media basically don't want to have these conversations, so they are caught in this web, a story that does not make any sense. of the vaccines are perfect they prevent 100% of serious infections and deaths, they say. at the same time, you must continue to wear your mask afte, you must not hang out with too many people who are not vaccinated after you are vaccinated, and this is the
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problem. so, the problem is that when you sort of pile of allies on top of each other, the lies and misstatements and overstatements, think start to n can see the story you are telling does not make sense. the story i'm telling is pretty coherent, and i really do encourage anybody who wants to know where i really stand on this to get the booklet and read it for yourself, because you'll see, i'm not telling you, "oh, the vaccine plus 5g will make your brain explode," that is why they hate me. they hate me because the arguments i make come out of the clinical trial data, come out of the real world experience in israel and other countries. and come out of, you know, reasonable scientific questions that people have asked about the mrna biotechnology behind the pfizer and moderna vaccines, so because i am not a conspiracy theorist, they hate me more. >> tucker: it's just so interesting, though, because you are a lone guy with a deep interest in science and a commitment to honesty. if you are wrong, you say so. you are not wedded to some worldview you are trying to protect at all costs.
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at the same time, you have federally employed public health officials who have gotten a lot of things wrong and also defending -- it's incredibly injurious and could destroy mankind, no exaggeration, and no one is even asking any questions about it! what they are attacking you because you deviate from the approved script. i just find that chilling. i do. >> i'm very fortunate. i've a lot of people around the world, actually around the world, who email me, "you should read this study, you should look at what is happening in hungary," or "you should look at this paper that just came out of france," so i had people helping me. but yeah, i do think, look, even if i'm wrong about all of this -- i'm not wrong about all of this -- it's useful to have me, and it would be useful to have other journalists, asking hard questions. you know, last year, tucker, we talked about the wuhan institute of virology and we talked about this idea and might have leaked from a lab, oh, that is a conspiracy theory, it's crazy -e chinese and w.h.o. actually went too far when they said this was
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more likely to have come from frozen food than the wuhan institute of virology, and even the biden administration had to do something about that. so, before we decide we need to inject every 16, 17, 18, 25-year-old who basically has zero risk from this virus, okay, if you are under 25, or even 30, 40, if you are in reasonable health, you are very low risk from this virus. before we decide we have to pause a mandate that, maybe we can ask a few questions about what the side effects are, and if you have this already, ml unity means you do not have to get any vaccine. >> tucker: what is the answer to that question? as someone who has read "the atlantic" most of my life, it was a journal of ideas that challenged you. now you see in "the atlantic" ideas called blindfolded into a dark room and executed. weight really is where ideas go to die, where freethinking ends. how can you have a country with science and art if the guardians
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of the conversation are committed to stopping conversation? >> i don't know. i don't know. i just know i am going to keep asking. honestly, twitter has been pretty good to me. they have basically allowed me to ask and i have a couple hundred thousand people on there. you allow me on, fox allows me on. as i always say when i come on with you, i love to come on with you, i would be glad to go on msnbc, anybody else, asked me questions and i can handle myself. the people who need to hear this the most, the people who are hearing none of it. >> tucker: and you are hardly an ideologue. i still don't know what your politics are. you have corrected me a couple times live on tv. that is fine with me. i believe in open mindedness period. alex berenson, i appreciated. >> thank you. >> tucker: thank you. those people are the worst. it is not just the and then rejecting the concept of biological. there is likely a difference between men and women -- those differences are the basis of human civilization -- whatever. one professor decided to resist it. he joins us with an update. a rare victory, next. ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ >> tucker: effectively eliminated from american universities. they are teaching the students the subject is subjective, which means not real. there is no absolute. someone identifies as a woman, that person is a woman. that person says his or her pronoun is they or xe, you've got to call them they or xe. if you would disagree and have attachment to english grammar, you are punished. that what is what happened to a professor at shawnee state university in ohio. the school reprimanded him in 2016 for referring to a student asked mr. instead of miss. they also forced him to use made-up pronouns -- not sure how to pronounce that. he was told to avoid gendered terms like mother and father. well, like a lot of people in this country, nicholas meriwether was bullied by
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lunatics, but he rarely, decided to fight back. he filed a lawsuit and just won his case in the sixth circuit court of appeals. we are happy to have nicholas meriwether join us tonight, along with kristin wegner, senior legal counsel. thank you both are coming on. so, first -- first, to you, professor, it's amazing that you won. i never think of people as fighting back against this. what made you decide to take them to court? >> well, basically if i had not, i would have been fired, i would have been terminated. that was one reason. it wasn't the only reason. the other was as you say, as you just said, i think we need to stand up against it, and i do think that we are losing our academic freedom. we are losing our freedom to disagree, and until people stand up to it, i think it's just going to get much, much worse much, much faster. >> tucker: kristin, tell us what the legal -- what the legal
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precedent that you've set in this case is, that others can use to win. >> well, we won on both free speech and free exercise grounds, and the sixth circuit court of appeals said very clearly that the use of titles on pronouns as part of a debate that this nation is engaging in right now, and that those terms are infused with great meaning. that it is not the government's role to set that debate or weigh in on one side or the other. the court's decision referenced what would happen if the government demanded ideological purity. it used examples like the government could then force a pacifist, for example, to have to support war. it could force a civil rights icon to criticize the freedom riders, or to even force a christian to deny the existence of god. those are examples that the sixth circuit itself recognized, and it basically said, if the government has that kind of power, it can essentially do almost anything it wants.
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that power is unlimited. >> tucker: the truth always -- i just can't tell you how pleased i am to hear this and how grateful i am to both of you for fighting it. thank you. i think you did us all a service. >> thank you. >> tucker: congratulations. so, donald trump has left the white house, and that means of the republican party has to figure out why it exists. what does it stand for? at least one member of congress has thought very seriously about what the republican party is today and where it ought to go. here has written a memo about it you should read. we will tell you about it after the break. ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ >> tucker: well, crime in los angeles, the second biggest city, has hit record levels, including organized crime, serious, but i want film allusion reports that los angeles' soros-backed d.a. george gascon is limiting the gang unit. they are here to explain this story, kind of shocking. bill, good to see you. >> tucker, good to see you, as well. this is the latest move our new progressive d.a. george gascon has made to really upend the criminal justice system here in los angeles. my sources in the d.a. office's hardcore games unit tell me they were all called to a 4:00 p.m. meeting yesterday afternoon with the upper management, and they were essentially told that their unit is being gutted, severely downsized, a name change, apparently they were told george gascon wants to reimagine the unit, make it more community-based, and other prosecutors in the unit, very elite prosecutors, i would add, are going to get transfer
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notices that will be divvied up through the rest of the office, as this unit is downsized, and the hardcore gang unit is one of the oldest in the office, it's one of the most elite. they prosecute the most serious and complex gang related cases here in los angeles county. we are talking mostly murders, mostly attempted murders. the most complex ones. and they are very violent. and they have 700 active cases open right now, and this announcement was just made yesterday. so now, the people in the unit are essentially saying, what is going to happen to these cases, what is good to happen to our unit? they were apparently told that george gascon does not like the name of the unit, the hardcore gang unit. they believe he believes it is kind of offensive to the community, and the critics of this state is going to be an absolute disaster for public safety because we already have a huge gang problem here in los angeles, violence and homicides are surging, listen to one prosecutor in the name meeting yesterday told me, asked for anonymity, but this is
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essentially what they were told during that meeting. >> the unit is going away. it will be renamed. it will be reimagined. the d.a.'s serving in the hardcore gang unit will be transferred to other units. >> and the l.a. county sheriff alex villanueva saying this is going to be an absolute disaster for public safety here in los angeles. he says gang crime is already shooting through the roof and he said "this is not reform, it is beginning to look more and more like a suicide pact" here but didn't end they are pure part was also told by folks in the narcotic unit, the major narco unit, they had a meeting at 3:00 and were told their unit is being cut in half, so to go specialize units being severely downsized here in los angeles. george gascon's office never responded when i reached out for comment. tucker, i'll send it back to you. >> tucker: bill, thank you. a disaster. not even in slow motion. now that the smoke from the last election is clearing and
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donald trump is gone, the republic and party has to figure out what it is and what it should be. is it going to be the g.o.p. of 2006, foreign wars and corporate tax cuts, the party of john boehner and liz cheney? that is what has been for a long time. or will it become or is it already something very different from that, something new and potentially much broader? there is a memo this week that seems to answer that question conclusively. the republican party, he writes, is no longer in arm with the chamber of commerce. in fact, it is already the party of the american middle class. we know that because of they are its voters. consider these numbers. 79% of mechanics in the last election gave to the republican, donald trump. sorted 60% of small business owners and 59% of custodians, to the republican party. when was the last time the republican party won janitors? probably 100 years, at least. the democratic party, meanwhile, has now solidified its position
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as the party of entrenched power. 94% of college professors gave to joe biden. so much for diversity on campus. sorted 73% of bankers, and that is a remarkable change. as recently as 2012, wall street donors gave more than three times as much to the republican as they did the democrat, who is the party of wall street, for generations, but it isn't anymore. last year, joe biden took him four times as much from the finance establishment as donald trump did. congressman banks calls this a paradigm reversal, and he is absolutely right about that. huge groups of people have changed how they vote. so how should the republican party respond to these facts? and they are facts. for starters, how about stop sucking up to the people who hate you? corporate america has gone mostly hard left, so stop doing their bidding. don't help the people who want to hurt you. and then when you get a minute, start representing your own voters. find the people who vote for you and do something for them.
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the issues aren't complicated. we know what they are interested in. control the border, demand fair trade deals, fight the power of big tech, stand up for small business. and as you do all this, denounce wokeness as the moral atrocity that it is. wokeness, banks right, was cooked up by college professors and boosted by corporations. of course it was. that is my normal people hate it. all normal people, no matter what they look like. consider this, "hispanic and especially african-american voters are even more put off by democratic efforts to redefine sex than your average voter. hispanic and african-american voters oppose the equality act by 10 and 5 more points than the average voter does. and amazingly, 42% of hispanic fighting voters have a negative opinion of the black lives matter movement and opposition to the nuclear family and their support for defunding the police. compare that to just 6% of white bright end. get it? not everyone is for this stuff.
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most people aren't, and it does not break along racial lines at all. the memo goes on like this. it's fascinating, and you want to read it. banks ends on a hopeful note, he ends this way, "the democratic party today is more vulnerable than it has ever been in modern history. the democrats agenda is now shaped entirely by corporate interests and radical elite cultural mores, but they still rely on many blue-collar voters. that is not sustainable. it can continue. "democrats will keep alienating working-class voters because that is what they're voters demand, and republicans should welcome those voters with open arms by fully embracing an agenda that is worthy of their support." amen. it is not complicated. well, the founder of the largest no kill dog rescue in the country, and why is that not one of the best things happening in america right now, is the subject, of course, of a hit piece in "the huffington post." "the huffington post" is
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accusing this person of scheming with a politician they don't like. it's a bizarre story. the founder of that dog rescue joins us next to respond. ♪ ♪
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>> tucker: some of the people making this country better not worse, the big dog ranch rescue. for some reason "the huffington post" has decided to attack it. big dog ranch rescue has bad politics, following more than a million dollars to donald trump by having their events. lauree simmons is the president and we are honored to have her. why are they hassling you, your saving dogs. >> mainly because i'm having my fund-raising events at mar-a-lago which i've had for eight years and because i'm a
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conservative republican. this "huffington post," i mean, they put out oral hit piece out on us that's totally false. we haven't spent $1.9 million out mar-a-lago. we spent 900,000 eric trump properties over eight years for 14 events. we raised $1.4 million to save dogs in our last event. everything they said was false. lara trump nor i are funneling any money. i work for free. for 14 years, donated a lot of my own money to build this rescue. they put doubts in the minds of our donors. we have had hundreds of hate calls, nasty emails, and hundreds of thousands of donations canceled due to this piece. it's just not right for them to put out their political agenda
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against a dog rescue that saved 47,000 lives and trains dogs for veterans. i mean, this is wrong. >> tucker: it's disgusting. because they don't like your politics. i love what you're doing i hope this helps. great to see you. ♪ ♪ >> sean: welcome to "hannity." we are witnessing what is an unprecedented effort around the country from the radical socialist democratic party to fundamentally radically transform this country. in his frail cognitively struggling state, joe biden, the leader, might not realize it but his administration is now waging what is an all-out assault on the principles that have made this country great. as we speak, the democratic party is now plotting a new court packing scheme to


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