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what does the white house have to say? live in washington. >> good samaritan to the rescue after a massive home explosion in philadelphia, the bomb squad figuring out what happened. >> all-star game has a new home in denver, outrage headed to extra innings. ♪♪ jillian: a live look at the brave no longer home of the all-star game because the suspension it departed the state of georgia. it is going to be in colorado and lots of people have lots to say. vanita gupta a lot of lawrence: a lot of people applauding the action and a lot of the community will talk about it.
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jillian: you are watching "fox and friends first" on wednesday morning. lawrence: president biden going to bat for major league baseball after it pulled the all-star game from atlanta in the new election law. jillian: jackie ibanez here with the president's message as small business owners break for impact following the decision. >> reporter: a lot of people talking about this, the president admitted the removal her georgia workers but said he respects their decision. >> it is reassuring to see that for-profit operations and businesses are speaking up about how these new jim crow laws are just antithetical to who we are. the best way to deal with it is for georgia and other states to smarten up.
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jillian: when the president was asked about the golf tournament he said it was up to them. the game will be held at coors field in denver. critics know that colorado has similar election loss to georgia with id requirements and fewer days of early voting. the white house says the two are not the same. >> colorado allows you to register on election day. colorado has vote by mail, 200 people in the state who are eligible, they also allow a range of materials to provide even if they vote on election day. jillian: denver's mayor is hyping up saying it will bring in $100 million. no game has broken the $100 million mark since 2013. a georgia official says it will cost the state more than $100 million. governor brian kemp says workers will be the ones to suffer the most.
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>> it is the little guy, the little guy that supports in these bars, taverns, hotels and are not going to have guests. >> reporter: we spoke with a low of those atlanta business owners, time for the little guy to take a stand. >> we make up 62% of gdp. we have essentially the horsepower. where we should go or what we shouldn't do. dangerous for our public. jillian: the game hasn't been held in colorado since 1998. lawrence: fox news contributor newt gingrich says mlb's outrage over george's voting law doesn't make sense.
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major league baseball has a 10 year contract with the chinese communist totalitarian dictatorship. it is okay to deal with the chinese, major-league baseball played games in cuba under the control of castro and communist dictatorship. the attitude at major league baseball is trying to deal with communist dictatorships, those conservatives we can't deal with and that tells you how sick the system is. lawrence: the all-star game will be held in july. jillian: let's turn to the border, video for 10-year-old boy in tears found near the texas state line. lawrence: griff jenkins joins us as the biden administration opens the new state, what do you have? >> reporter: the video shot by a border patrol agent shows a little boy east of rio grande asking for help stranded, scared
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and sobbing after having spent the night in the desert. [speaking spanish] lawrence: the child believed to be between the ages of 10 and 12 was taken to a nearby shoulder and another emergency child facility, this one near donna, texas. dhs secretary alejandro mayorkas is considering restarting wall construction to fill gaps in the current very aware migrants are coming through but when asked about it jen psaki acknowledged they are evaluating that but the wall is still paused. >> federal agencies are
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continuing to review claims to submit to the president soon. some limited construction has been funded and allocated for but it is otherwise stopped. >> reporter: jen psaki downplayed cvp's announcement that a second yemeni man identified on the terror watch list was apprehended crossing the border in california's sector after cvp leader the press release altogether yesterday, issuing a statement, quote, the news release in question was not properly reviewed and contained certain disclosure and policy information related to national security requiring them to remove it from our website. doug mccarthy has this to say about that. >> talking to the border agents they told me they can't people on the terrorist watchlist. when they brought that up my democratic colleagues called me a liar. policies that created this catastrophe. >> reporter: the focus at the white house will be on the administration special envoy
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traveling to guatemala and el salvador to address the surge at the border. lawrence: national security, thanks very much. jillian: former acting dhs secretary chad wolf said democrats for politicizing border security. >> before donald trump advocated for an effective border wall system the idea of impeding and denial was a bipartisan issue and it wasn't until donald trump got behind it and understood border security is a national security and listen to the men and women along the border and wanted to deliver to them what they needed to do their jobs, at that point we saw democrats and others be against this in a very partisan way. we listen and provide men and women in uniform the best tools and equipment to protect our country overseas, no reason we shouldn't give border patrol the blue to protect our country here at home.
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jillian: your tax dollars, even though construction contracts are halted. lawrence: the moments after a navy medic shot two seo is in a business park in maryland, one of those victims stumbled into a nearby business pleading for help. the shooter was killed by military personnel after speeding through a gate at fort dietrich brandishing a weapon toward security. officials are still searching for a motive. one of the sailors remain in critical condition. jillian: homeless in camden bursting into flames in los angeles overnight. reporter heather jordan took this video, says one tent caught fire which then spread to a nearby jeep. firefighters on scene working to put it out. it is unclear what started the fire or if anyone was hurt. today the los angeles county sheriff's office expected to releases report on the february
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crash that seriously injured tiger woods. the golf legend recoveries ahead of last night's champion -- he tweeted i will miss running up dustin johnson's bill, one of my favorite nights of the year. they said it would leave a seat open to honor woods. lawrence: florida police corporal and canine partner share a special moment before retiring. >> god bless. >> we would like to thank you for 6 years of service. jillian: corporal joe wittic making their final call after being on the department for 26 years. that is such a cute photo. it is 9 minutes after the hour. a senate hopeful from ohio pledging to tackle cancel culture head on.
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thanks for joining us. you are taking on cancel culture. is this your signature campaign issue? >> it is. cancel culture isn't just about the morgan or sharon osbourne. it is about the person who works for coca-cola in atlanta who doesn't feel comfortable saying this voting law makes sense because next thing you know hard to imagine that person getting called into the hr department having a career end or being fired? if they can silence your speech they control your thoughts and that is what they want. a craven desire for power. we can't let them do that. jillian: your background from cuba and living in the states, running for office and the fact that you see what is going on on the southern border, curious your stance on immigration. >> i came from colombia and we see the southern border is revenge politics at its worst.
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donald trump had the border situation under control. everybody said he couldn't do it, he got it done. signing 3 executive orders that were about revenge politics, made no sense other than at martha's vineyard where he could feel like part of the cool crowd, he wiped out the most obvious things to do. what we are seeing is this incredible surge you covered today. it is unbelievable. it is crazy. they do it in the name of compassion and call republicans racist. lawrence: there is a competition for who is the trump candidate. why are you the trump guy? >> i don't know there's a competition for that. there is a competition for who is the best equipped person to advance the agenda and policies donald trump was able to make happened the past four years and
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for me what we need is outsiders who know how to get things done. politicians talk and talk and talk and have no interest in getting anything done. i know how to get things done. i have done in my entire career. jillian: it is a crowded field. you have a lot of competition, curious to follow and see what happens. you see the names on screen. i am curious what separates you from the rest of the gang and was this always in your blood wanting to run? is there something in the last year or so that struck a nerve, now is the time i'm going to do it? >> i worked at this country change in a way none of us could have imagined. and interview two years ago i said to you what is going to happen over the next two years you would have said can't have this crazy idea anymore. we see this country take that shift, so hard and so extreme i
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don't think any of us could have imagined it and it reminds me why my family and other families, countries and south america and cuba, we know what that leads to, it leads to socialism, control of the economy by a small group of people. we have to stand up for that. i am an outsider, someone who won't take corporate money, big believer in term limits. it is about going to dc and standing up for the things we believe in as conservatives. i'm equipped to do that and protect the game donald trump was able to make happened despite a media that was against in the last four years. i can make that happen and will make that happen. lawrence: how many terms if you win this, your for term limits so how many terms? >> two and i think every senator should take the same pledge.
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important to have that new idea and new perspectives in dc. jillian: a car dealer entrepreneur, senator on the list there. we will see but we would like to talk to you. thanks for joining us. lawrence: 18 after the hour. a huge blast rips off the front of the home in philadelphia. a good samaritan's heroic efforts to save a man inside. jillian: several bay area residents in san francisco, the red state next. ♪♪ ♪♪ moving out ♪♪ together, we can create a kinder, more inclusive world for the millions of people on the autism spectrum.
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>> joe biden might not think i am black enough because i don't shut up and do as i'm told in dc might not be ready for me but i have never been more ready for this fight. together we will keep on and send a message to joseph robinette biden junior that his words will not define us. lawrence: kevin barnett running as a senate and previous comments on race, she is angry to become the first black republican woman ever to serve in the us senate. she will join is coming up on "fox and friends". jillian: fox news asks president biden if he has talked to china on the origins of the coronavirus. >> a chance to ask about china misled the world? >> i've not had that conversation with president xi.
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jillian: china has not been transparent, the us and international experts of call for further investigation. california said the day to reopen more than a year after the pandemic began. lawrence: cheryl casone is here with the plan to get back to business. >> governor gavin newsom says the state is ready to reopen. vaccine and hospitalizations remain stable. >> the dimmer switch will begin rid of the blueprint as you know it today. that is on chen fifteenth if we continue the good work. >> reporter: california is set to pass the 20 million vaccine market new slowly move if there's enough supply for everyone. age 16 and older for very open but the stable continue no matter what. the mask mandate will stay in place.
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something not staying in place our people in certain states of our country. they are on the move. let's just stay in california. relocations from san francisco to florida and texas jumped 32% to 46% last year according to a new report. the pandemic accelerated several migration patterns with net move outs from coastal cities increasing, new york as well here. moved to dallas, austin, texas room san francisco. the median home price in california is 700,$000 at the end of last year, good reason for them to go to texas where real estate is a lot cheaper. >> hope they don't mess up my state. >> they are already going. that is happening. lawrence: what is going on? >> i love catch up.
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let's just say do you remember the good old days when you could do this? >> got to use the phone. enjoy your meals. >> this helps. it was good. jillian: i never did that. we can't do that anymore. especially with the catch up portion. welcome to the great catch up shortage of 2021. supply chain issues and high demand for takeout and delivery led to a package shortage of catch up. according to the wall street journal long john silvers and texas roadhouse hit hard on those packets and one more warning, i will probably be doing a story for both of you on the lack of coffee and toilet paper because of the suez canal
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problem. all those containers that had to be rerouted around the horn of africa means a two week delay so by your toilet paper now. kidding. lawrence: keep it out of what is happening in the world. >> i will start ordering ketchup. it is 26 after the hour. cbs defending it 60 minutes report that florida governor rhonda santos called, quote, horse mentor. the piece is based on a preconceived narrative next. lawrence: from our friends at fox but, the super 6 apps, a chance to win 10,$000. all you need to do is predict six outcomes in the super 6 quiz show, topics range from entertainment to sports, free to play, download the super 6 apps now. d then found the home of my dreams. but, my home of my dreams needed some work. sofi was the first lender that even offered a personal loan,
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lawrence: pressure mounted on
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cbs to correct the 60 minutes report accusing the florida governor of a pay to play deal. the network made some clear mistakes and joins me to break them down, jeffrey. i want to play this clip of what 60 minutes showed us. >> publics donated 100,$000 to your campaign and you reported them with the exclusive rights to distribute the vaccination. >> what you're saying is wrong, that is a fake narrative. i met with the county mayor, i met with the administrator and all the folks of palm beach county and said here are the options. we can do more drive-through sites, we can do the publics, that would be the easiest thing for our residents. it is wrong, it is a fake narrative. lawrence: democrat mayor on fox yesterday saying that was untrue, the mayor, the governor
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did reach out. >> these are the journalistic blunders you see when news outlets get more interested in activism than following the facts of any particular story. it appears cvs had a prefab the narrative they want to go after governor desantis, not sure why that would be but it seems they were making a preconceived narrative and trying to create facts or storyline, one of the concerns is how many people around the nation saw that original report on 60 minutes that have never been able to follow up the undoing of that narrative sins and are left with the misconception that desantis was in a pay for play kind of thing with publics and over a century ago there was a
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philosopher named chesterton who said journalists are conjurers talking down to the citizenry, journalists distort and falsify and i think cbs shamelessly conjured up this narrative that was harmful to the full understanding of this particular story and that is one of the reasons media credibility is declining across the nation. lawrence: this is the statement they released, the idea this was untrue, counter to his statement we spoke also on the record with palm beach county mayor david koerner for 50 years, the facts reported by 60 minutes have often stirred the bait. >> i kind of get that. they were exposed.
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and the editorial process editing the clarity purposes. as i mentioned before, media credibility is declining at times. it behooves cbs, and and they go through this thoroughly. and and they got through all this --
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>> publics is defending the governor. thanks for joining the program. >> a man suspected of killing a yale student. us marshall securing an international forum who is charged with the murder of kevin jan, u.s. army veteran shot in new haven home on february 6th, seen a few days later in georgia. investigators have not said whether they are certain they left the country. they are offering a 10,$000 reward for information leading to his arrest. a massive explosion leaves the philadelphia home in rubble. surveillance video shows the moment the building partially collapsed. a 60-year-old man was rescued by a good samaritan. >> he was on fire.
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i came downstairs. >> philadelphia police fire at the eightieth, is in stable condition. it is time to get a check on the forecast. it was a beautiful day in the northeast and i wonder what we are in store for today. >> if you live in the eastern half of the united states more beautiful weather will be on the way. here's how it looks early this morning. there is a very defined cold front, a little bit of rain along the frontal boundary and if you are on the wrong side of it snow falling. and the frontal boundary, or 80s before the days are over, those are your daytime highs that there will be severe weather where warm air and cold air needs. we see big thunderstorms and even tornadoes along the
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mississippi river. this is where we see the storms and that is going to be the case today. lawrence: how would you like to forecast the weather from mars? nasa is releasing from its perseverance rover. jillian: it was minus 4 degrees fahrenheit, dropping to 14 below. ainsley: as a released showing what appears to be a rainbow over mars. jillian: how cool is that? >> you guys give me the blame when the weather is bad on earth. i shouldn't handle what is going on on mars. if you want to be mad at me with negative 4 degrees. i will take credit for that. jillian: thanks.
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still ahead governor andrew cuomo should have the first challenger for his job, the fears republican critic being urged by trump allies to run. todd: apple ceo tim cook, getting back on proper moderation. mark reacts coming up. ♪♪ moms and teachers say, just remember my motto. if you ain't first... you're last! woo-hoo!
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full extent of 9000 nursing home related covid 19 deaths. cuomo under fire as 9 women have leveled sexual harassment allegations against him. and then impeachment probe in the state assembly. cuomo denied the allegations. republicans specifically allies of donald trump are looking ahead to 2022 urging republican congressman louise ellen to run against cuomo for governor. the new york republican has yet to make the final decision. >> after speaking to my family last weekend, i will be actively exploring running for governor of new york against andrew cuomo in 2022. i'm going to spend the next few weeks reaching out to other people, i may run for governor. i will be actively exploring it. >> it is unclear if and when they can formally announce the
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campaign and others are congresswoman stefanik, trump supporter and congressman tom reed. >> some support, 50% of new yorkers. anyway. jillian. jillian: president biden pulling the all-star game out of atlanta but some are asking what about boycotting the beijing olympics. michael walsh says participating in the games would legitimize the regime, joined us next. >> let's check in with steve doocy to see what is coming up on "fox and friends". we don't have steve. >> he want to get -- >> i'm right here! i am over here behind door number 2. i was patiently waiting. i would never blame jillian.
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coming up on "fox and friends" in 18 minutes, missouri governor mike parsons says passports will never be mandated in missouri, and doctor siegal on the debate over masks for toddler's. tomi lahren back from the southern border will tell us what she saw, not good. kathy barnett running for senate in what could be a historic day. we have a busy busy 3 hours kicking off in 16 minutes. right now the channel you trust for your morning news. back in a flash. right here on "fox and friends". hey, i'll take one, please! wait, this isn't a hot-dog stand? no, can't you see the sign?
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>> i think today's professional athletes are acting incredibly responsible. i would strongly support them doing that. people look to them. this is jim crow on steroids what they are doing in georgia and 40 other states. jillian: president biden, the most influential voice condemning georgia for its republican backed voting law and no problem speaking up about losing the all-star game but his white house hasn't taken the same swing debating olympics over china's record of human rights violations. joining me to discuss this, michael walsh. what is your stance on this? the administration, joe biden speaking up, they have spoken up about moving the all-star game
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out of georgia into colorado but the conversation around the beijing olympics isn't a new one. we been talking about this for quite some time and haven't heard much from the administration. >> moving the games out, the all-star game out of atlanta, all it does is hurt many minority owned businesses and georgians. we all know the voting law there is not racist. it is expanding voting. the hypocrisy on most levels, many states have restrictive id laws and voting laws, new york, biden's own delaware and others. this is really about fear mongering over georgia to get folks riled up to believe it is racist so they can justify
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getting rid of the filibuster and justify passing hr one which will change the way we vote in the united states but on china in particular these corporations including major league baseball who expanded the deal in china on the backs of slave labor and doing nothing about it. the biden administration considering a boycott of the olympics in china next year but in the fine print it is a diplomatic boycott, we won't send senior officials but the corporation will make millions on sponsorships in the global platform in terms of genocide, hong kong and releasing the coronavirus and covering it up and we cannot have that. we can't give beijing that global platform flying the american flag and turning the eye to everything they've done.
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jillian: a state department official said to cnbc tuesday our position on the 2022 x has not changed, not discussing the joint boycott with allies and partners. interesting to see what is passing with that. i want your opinion on this. in direct us iran talks reviving the nuclear deal reportedly on the right track at least that is what we are hearing. if that were to happen what would that mean? what would that look like? >> president biden started on the right foot saying we would not lift any sanctions until iran becomes fully compliant but already backtracking on that. these talks are setting the stage to lift sanctions which the iranian regime wants. their economy is in shambles,
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they can't pay their terrorists around the middle east as they used to do because of the maximum pressure campaign that they effectively put in place and i would hate to see us giveaway that leverage as the obama administration did on this premise that if we are nice to them they will be nice back to us. a bipartisan letter, 70 democrats and 70 republicans saying any future deal has to encompass terrorism, ballistic missiles, hostages, have to have a tough sanctions regime and cannot have temporary sunset revisions. of the iranian's were serious, release the americans they are holding hostage as we speak and number 2, how about they stop killing americans through their proxies in iraq. we cannot give away that leverage. if we keep it in place i believe the regime eventually will come
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to the table but from a position of weakness and we can get a better deal but it is not looking good so far with the beginning of these talks. jillian: thank you for providing that insight, appreciate you joining us, have a great day. still ahead apple parlors return to the apps store, parlor's interim ceo joins us live next. ♪♪ ♪♪ frank is a fan of pepcid. it works in minutes. nexium 24 hour and prilosec otc can take one to four days to fully work. pepcid. strong relief for fans of fast.
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>> lawrence: welcome back. apple ceo tim cooke says he hopes to see parler back in the app. store but first it needs some changes. we are asking interim ceo mark meckler. mark, welcome to the program. >> good morning. lawrence lawrence this is what tim cooke is saying. i want to read and this get your quick reaction. i'm hoping that they put in the moderation that's required to be back on the store and compact because i think having more social networks out there is better than having less. we work hard to get people on the store not to keep people off the store. so, i got to ask you what are those changes that he is talking about. >> really not changes are required proven parler was a responsible social media platform. when you look at the analysis that's been done independently the vast majority of the planning for january 6th. the events at the capitol, the disastrous events at the capitol were planned on other social
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media platforms. we are continuing to moderate. we have always cooperated with law enforcement. we did so in the weeks leading up to january 6th again now unequivocally proven. we have been working with apple to make some tweaks so the system. we have added in some artificial intelligence to help us flag troublesome posts in advance and when i say troublesome. what i'm talking are posts that are specifically illegal incitement. those are the kinds of things that we work with law enforcement and we turn over to law enforcement but i think we are getting very close with apple. i'm pleased that apple agree with us that more social media platforms are better than less. >> lawrence: apple is working with you guys right now. what about the other companies? you were banned from apple, google and amazon. is are there different standards for each company. >> there absolutely are different standards. if you look at the actual numbers. this was done by george washington university center on extremism. facebook represents 54% of references and charging documents around january 6th. instagram 13%. twitter 13%.
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parler only 5%. those entities should be looked into and there is definitely a double or triple standard here. >> lawrence: so, mark, i have got to ask you my position on this is these businesses can do whatever they want. conservatives should create their own platform. do you think they are trying to suppress the conservative point of view? >> absolutely they are trying to suppress the conservative point of view. most of this was a hit job done started by facebook by sheryl sandberg pointing at parler when it absolutely wasn't the truth. corroboration co-collusion between these companies. they don't like us out there. they don't like the competition. at the time that we were taken off the app. store we were the number one downloaded app. number 10 downloaded app. for the entire year of 2020. they saw us as a threat and they colluded to take us down. >> lawrence: you think they colluded to take out you guys because you guys are a competitor? >> yeah. absolutely. we have a different model than the other social media platforms. we don't monetize user data.
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we do everything we can to get rid of that data. we are not making money by essentially selling people who are users of the platform. that's the model of twitter. that's the model of facebook. they're our primary competitors and we are a threat to them. lawrence lawrence mark, we are going to be following this story. bernie sanders on the other side of the aisle gathering with the jim jordans of this world that take on this issue with big tech. so we will be following. thank you so much for joining the program. >> thank you. >> lawrence: jillian? jillian: all right. how about this? the majority of americans would support two movie stars running for office in real life. >> all right, all right, all right. how are you doing? >> who are you? >> who are you? is who is shy? >> 5% of americans would support either dwayne, the rock johnson for president or matthew mcconaughey for texas governor. i will tell you what, if lawrence jones decide to run for office, lawrence, you have my support. >> lawrence: i'm never doing it. they can sell their soul and you
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