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advice to get rest. now she's been taking light engagements for an additional two weeks. that announcement comes a week after england's longest reigning monarch spent the night at the hospital. that's "the story" for this friday. wish you a good weekend and see you back here monday. >> neil: more tricks than treats for shoppers with blood curdling price hikes. all of this ahead of halloween. shippers screaming to get goods to markets. we have all of the gory details. welcome, everybody. i'm neil cavuto. this is your scary world. first after, susan li on the scare for shoppers and william la jeunesse in california and
the bottlenecks that are driving shoppers and shippers batty. we begin with susan. >> we're looking at the fastest jump in consumers prices since 1991, 30 years ago when prices went up this quickly. you're paying 4.5% more than a year ago. strip out food and energy, core inflation, which is the federal reserved preferred gauge, that still went up 3.5%. still a three decades high. you've been hearing complaints from americans biggest companies about the high prices that they have to pay. starbucks being the latest today with the stock having to single worst day in a year and they said they were making less because they have to pay more for raw materials and labor. when these companies pay out more, they pass on the costs to consumers by hiking their own prices and just this week, caterpillar, kraft, heinz,
del monte among the companies raising prices. they join verizon and at&t that have also increased prices. consumers are dealing with sticker shock when they buy groceries or fill up their gas tanks and booking vacations. supply chain bottle necks are the main reason holding back the u.s. economy according to wall street. the u.s. economy expanded 2%. consumers not spending as much because of higher prices and stalling jobs growth. pressures are so right now, the happiest place on earth is more expensive. disneyland in california hiking single day tickets by 5 to $10. neil, when mickey is raising prices, that is saying something. no? >> yeah, you're right. what is weird, too, we're wrapping up among the trieding when the major averages close at record, i'm talking the dow up
better than 5.5% and the s&p up 7.7%. so if inflation is a big worry, why are we not seeing it in the markets? didn't hear me. >> sorry, neil. >> neil: no, it's all right. we are following this. it is a bit of an anomaly that all the major market averages had appreciable gains, advances in a month it's usually scary. not just because it's the month of halloween. all of them nicely advancing. more like a rocktober. the delays do continue. william la jeunesse on that at the port of los angeles. william? >> retailers don't want to talk about the price changes because it would affect their pricing.
we expect 46 ships here in the next three days. that's a lot. 10% from vietnam, 65% from china. if you want to look at a trade imbalance, take a look at this picture here. there's so many containers here that they are spilling over into nearby neighborhoods leaving truckers without chassis needed to move the new containers. hence the log jack. now to solve that, the ports have i'm mosted a $100 fee on each container not removed on time. that escalates to each day to $2,600 each week. there's 360,000 containers in long beach and l.a., import and export as well. they fear that the prices are going to end up hurting consumers, the surcharge. >> they're just going to pass that on to the cargo owner, which eventually is going to keep adding to the outstanding bill that these shippers have,
which gets passed on to the american consumer. >> another possible solution, rail. by opening a new express direct cargo train next week to salt lake city, officials here hope to cut by 300 the number of truck trips each day with one outbound train. >> the only way the boxes will get to the heartland and the midwest where the larger markets are are via train. so rail is critical for the supply chain and also for the economy. >> there's major worries on the front end. you have the traffic coming from asia. on the back end, not only do you have labor problems but right now it's taking three months to get an exam at the dmv to get a trucker's license. >> it's incredible. just blew me away. thanks, william.
so the log jam continues. can we spread the wealth and rely on other ports? can we do anything like that to ease this congestion? let's go to tom cole in washington, oklahoma congressman kind enough to join us. sir, good to have you. i want to address what your democratic colleagues are trying to come up with address more spending but none of it will address the problems happening at these west coast ports. i'm wondering whether that has to be reprioritized now. >> you know, frankly put your finger on a real problem in congress, neil. thanks for having me on, by the way. democrats are not focusing on what is important in the country. there's no focus on the border crisis, no focus on increasing inflation, no focus on shortage of labor, no focus on a slowing economy and certainly no focus on the supply chain. a group that is "functioning and thinking about the problem." that's a lot different than action. what we're seeing up here is
democrats pursuing a very liberal, very reckless agenda at a time when we need to focus on problems that are more immediate and more pressing and frankly much more important to the average american. >> neil: we're going to be talking to a democratic congressman about this in a second. i'd be curious to get your views on talks right now among progressives in the democratic party to combine those two large infrastructure packages. certainly the bigger one is more like a climate change and spending package. but it's annoyed your republican colleagues i'm told that would be almost certain no votes even if they were predisposed of voting for the infrastructure only package. >> it is. it's absolutely true, neil. this linkage of the two bills has cost republican support. let me be clear. i don't like either one of them. the infrastructure bill, which is supposed to be paid for adds $398 billion to the debt. frankly has a lot of pretty
questionable provisions. it's the better of the two. the second bill, the reconciliation bill, you know, is really way out there in terms of spending. it's changing every day. it's going to be a lot more expensive than the advertised cost. progressives are trying to use a bill that they support, the infrastructure bill, to bludgeon more moderate members to supporting a bill that some of them don't support. so it's been turned into sort of a blackmail instrument inside the democratic party. >> neil: do you have a sense that your democratic colleagues are going to come up with something in the next couple days? i mean, any whispering from them -- i know you're not part of it. anything -- as you know, we're another few weeks away after that, hitting this debt limit thing again. so priorities are in in orderer. what are you hearing? >> my instinct is that the merry chase will go on for a while
longer. look, they can pass the infrastructure bill more when they want to if they'll vote for something that they support instead of justing it as a bludgeon against their honey colleagues. in terms of the reconciliation bill, it's a work in progress. it's not solved next week. the senate -- the key senators that they need, manchin and sinema have not agreed to the deal. as long as they hold out, you won't see it. so i expect this to stretch for several more weeks. >> neil: all right. we'll watch it closely. thanks. very good seeing you. have a safe weekend. fair and balanced, to ro khanna from california. congressman, what is your read on this? where and what progress your democratic colleagues are making. >> look, i respect representative cole. i have a different view. i believe we're very close to having both bills passed. we will have significant
investment in infrastructure including our ports. >> neil: when you say both bills pass, does that mean handled separately and not to combine? >> that means they will have a separate vote. so if a republican doesn't want to vote for universal preschool, they can vote no on that and vote yes on infrastructure. they'll have a separate vote but they'll move around the same time. the reason for that is that's what the president wanted. he came to the kaw us the, put up two fingers and says he wants both bills to pass. it's what he campaigned on. >> neil: i guess the impression that did something fall through with the president, was he not persuasive enough, is there still disarray? talk on again and off again that there would be a infrastructure only vote last night. it forgettered away. nancy pelosi can't get the votes there so things are being shelved. the two sides are fighting. what is going on? >> the media loves that story. the president was very clear. he came, he said we have about a
week to ten days that are really going to matter for my presidency. this is consequential. i need your votes. i need your votes on both bills. here's why the infrastructure bill is good. it's going to mean more money for ports. going to deal with supply chain disruption. it's going to mean internet for rural america. here's why the build back better bill is good. it's universal preschool for everyone, child care is covered, massive investment in solar and wind and i want your support for both. we'll get there in ten days. something that will get done. >> neil: so you think we'll get there within ten days and this idea this could drag on indefinitely is wrong. the impression was yesterday before the president jetted off to rome that something was going to start happening within 24 hours. that didn't happen. why? >> you know, neil, that's -- you've covered the hill a long time. members started leaking. everybody wants their own view. i'm not denying there's some
members in our caucus would love to have the vote on infrastructure happen. so they built that up. the media ran with it. that wasn't the president's view. >> neil: the media is running with the story that the progressives are ruling the roost here. maybe potentially grabbing potential defeat from the jaws of victory. what do you think? >> that's not true. if the progressive position is we're going to insist on the original number and not accepted the president's frame work, that will be fair. the progressives have said the frame work is good. we're willing to compromise and vote yes on what the president wants. senator manchin and senator sinema say let's continue the good faith negotiations. wrap it up. if this takes another ten days, why is that the worst thing? don't we want to be careful and really get the details right? then deliver this for the american people. >> neil: you know, i know you're in the house, congressman. you wouldn't want to weigh-in on particular senators.
but some of your colleagues have said, kristin sinema, joe manchin, that they're not even real democrats. why are they even in the party. do you share that frustration? >> i have never been critical of senator manchin. we disagree. he's a straight shooter. i have been critical of senator sinema. it's not for me to say what party she should be part of. that is for her and the arizona voters to say that. it would be presum -- >> neil: is what it about sinema? not wanting to raise the income rates? what gets your goat about her? >> the thing i criticized her for, she didn't appear on shows like yours and didn't talk to the media. there was not a sense of transparency where she was coming from. i believe now that she is making more statements. i've heard that she saying she's
on board with the frame work. that is progress. i guess my view have, whatever your views, you have an obligation to take tough questions and share it with people. that was my frustration in part of the process. >> neil: all right. congressman ro khanna, thanks very much. good seeing you. >> always good seeing you. >> neil: meantime here, how important is this final vote getting this package through? to democrats, you hear it across the board, very important. but it could be crucial even a couple days out to those two crucial races in virginia and new jersey. why that might be the case after this.
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>> neil: all right. it's looking dicey on the spending bill. but what people want to see is the infrastructure only deal, to make sure that they have something crucial ahead of the election in virginia and new jersey. rich edson with more on that out of norfolk. rich? >> good afternoon, neil. this election has had a national flavor to it. president biden campaigning for terry mcauliffe earlier this week in northern virginia. it's vice president kamala harris here in the southeast even corner of the state in norfolk, a democratic strong hold and try to get their voters out here. some democrats have said the concept or the idea that congress could pass the infrastructure build and the social spending bill could give a boost to the democratic candidates in virginia and in that gubernatorial race in new jersey. so we asked both virginia candidates about this. mcauliffe told us that affect he thinks is overblown. >> i think significantly
overblown. nobody has asked me about what is happening in washington. they don't blame us for it. they're looking at local issues. >> what we're seeing in washington today is the exact example of terry mcauliffe and joe biden's run-away tax and spending philosophy. we've seen it in virginia. >> president biden's approval rating in virginia is under water. mcauliffe's numbers have followed that trend. the latest fox news survey puts republican glenn youngkin at 53% to mcauliffe i've 45%. it's a flip from two weeks ago when mcauliffe was ahead by five. part of the dynamic here is the state is reporting there's nearly a million votes already cast in this race. early voting started in mid september back when the polls were better for mcauliffe. in new jersey, also an early voting situation there, but not quite as long as this one. that only started september or
october 23 on saturday. back to you, neil. >> neil: thanks, rich. so just how crucial is what is happening in washington to what will ultimately go down in both states, virginia and new jersey on tuesday? who better to ask than frank luntz. good to see you. how important is this whole spending debate in washington to either of these states? >> i don't think it will make an impact. in the other direction. if the republicans manage to beat the equivalent of an incumbent, terry mcauliffe that will be a signal to everyone that studied election the last 25 years, virginia is a bellwether, a leading economic indicator in politics. if the republicans can win there, despite mcauliffe's spending advantage and despite him having already been governor of virginia for four years, that tells me that we should be all running over to london to place
bets on the republicans in congressional races in 2022. it's true the dysfunction in washington spills over to virginia. it's also true that anywhere up to 25 to 1/3 of the virginia vote works in washington or the suburbs of washington. that said, this race as mcauliffe says himself is very much a local race, education is playing an out sized role there and i'm watching the polls. one last point, neil. the candidate that has the momentum is about 80% of the time the candidate that wins. in every survey, none of them have the margin that the fox news poll has. but every survey shows youngkin gaining over the last ten days. that suggests he's probably got an 80% chance of winning this election. >> neil: let's switch to new jersey right now. of course, there the polls are wider in the incumbent governor's favor. what is fascinating about
new jersey and what is happening to the bluest of blue states, but, you know, the governor has come down mightily from the 26 or 30-point advantage in the summer. what is really significant new jersey, any democratic governor that has tried to get re-elected, the last time it happened is back in 1977 with brendan burns. i'm wondering why that is. the governor that had been re-elected in history, chris christie, todd wittman, why is that? what is going on there that we should watch and not overthink? what? >> new jersey is a democratic state. it votes democratic in every presidential race. it votes democrat in statewide offices exempt for governor. so it's so hard for republicans to do well. that republican has to be different. christine, wittman brought over moderate voters. christie brought in working class voters. they have to have this ability
to extend their appeal across traditional democratic lines. the problem here is yes, the votes, the margins have come down. it's so hard for a republican to get the last three or 4%. virginia is a democratic state and has been in presidential races the last two decades. but on statewide races they vote republican. new jersey does not do that it's been a long time since new jersey elected a republican to the senate. chris christie was his own guy. >> neil: no, you're right. he was an anomaly. a real quick take on how important these two contests are to teeing up the mid-terms. do they have that effect or do we make a bigger deal of it in the moment? >> we will make a bigger deal of it except that it is the greatest indicator if virginia goes republican, you can -- you can't bet on it, but that is a great indication of what will
happen in the house races. virginia is three different states. washington d.c., it's richmond and it's south carolina. if the republicans get a majority there, it says that republicans can win nationwide. by the way, it's going to be a wake-up call for democrats that their spending is too much. tax increases are too much. the programs are too much. even though it's not been an issue in virginia, there's a sense that people are fed up with government, they're fed up with washington, they're fed up with rich men, fed up with their own government and they want elected officials that listen to them for a change. that's why this election is so important. >> neil: all right. we shall see. 72 hours to go. thanks, frank. catching up with all of those developments. in case you didn't hear, the fda has authorized pfizer's covid-19 vaccine for kids as young as 5. are you in? would you do this for your kids? we'll get the read on how important it is or maybe not
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>> i've been at fox 25 years. office production assistant when it launched. the early days were fun. we had a real underdog spirit with us. we banded together and fought the next fight. we weren't even on in new york city. my parents couldn't watch what i did for a living. it was very exciting to see this small group of people on television every night. i think about the night we found out that osama bin laden had been killed.
i hopped in a cab. that was extraordinary for that. that was history and exciting. it was inspirational. i'm grateful for the opportunities that i've gotten here. hard times, incredible times. it's been a good 25 years. >> neil: all right. we got the okay from the fda today that if you want to get your kid vaccinated and pfizer's vaccine is out there for kids as young as 5, have at it. the cdc has to weigh-in on this. let's get to dr. bob hahita, what he makes of this. good to see you, doctor. >> good to see you, neil. >> neil: so let's get to the notion of kids as young as five getting vaccinated. where are you on this? >> well, i think it's a great thing. 28 million children between the ages of 5 and 11 are out there.
25,000 pediatricians, hospitals, pharmacies, community centers, school clinics are all geared up to give the kids the shot. 50% of children, you know, neil, are asymptomatic. but they can still transmit the virus. we're worried about thanksgiving and christmas when the little ones get together with the big ones and the big ones are all vaccinated and the little ones are not. it could be an interesting situation. >> neil: so early on in the covid rise, a lot of people said kids are not carriers. now there's a concern that they could be. hence this push to get them vaccinated. not only for themselves but obviously some around them. what changed? >> well, we've always worried about this young population. you know, these children have always been liable to be
infected. teachers and people in schools are concerned that the kids can transmit the virus from one to another and to their adult teachers. if the teachers are not vaccinated, they're at significant risk. so in week one, next week, 15 million children using smaller needles and about 1/3 of the dose, these kids will get these shots. now, good luck in hoping that the parents come forward with them. about 30% are enthusiastic. god know what's the rest of the population feels about immunizing little children. >> neil: where are we on this right now? cases have dropped in the country. i know down to 25%. spikes in countries like russia are at all time highs. so lay out how the fall and winter look right now. >> well, in the wintertime, we
worry about surges of this virus. it's very true that people gather in warm places and we have a large number of people in our population that are vaccinated and that's very comforting. like you mentioned, in russia, they're having a tremendous spike right now of deaths. daily deaths. other parts of the world where the vaccinate rates are less than 30%. in america, we're over 75% vaccinated, which is good news in the metropolitan areas. i'm looking forward to a healthy holiday season. >> neil: knock on whatever. thanks, doctor. great seeing you. >> thank you, neil. >> neil: we have more coming up including how we're looking kind of like a dinosaur era again when it comes to priorities on climate? what? >> going extinct is a bad thing.
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recognize is that you can get seduced by the notion that we can move all fossil fuels in a few years. it will take a few half decades what we've seen in europe and portions of asia, with screaming high natural gas and electricity prices is emblematic of that. >> neil: what is weird, even if you're in to these alternative energies and i have at it, solar, even nuclear but don't leave out the one thank that we have abundantly in this country and has us begs for opec and opec plus countries to increase their ole production. have at it but not at the expense of the traditional energy sources. that had put us in a good position until the last few months now that has us ad hoc to nefarious characters.
>> yeah, we're still in a good position now. i said years ago that we were the privileged continent. the price of our natural gas is a fraction of what it is overseas and the price of things like hydrogen, which you use in the fossil fuel process is much cheaper as well. so compared to the rest of the world, we have it good. the question is, you know, how fast do you believe. i'm like you. i think that if everybody had an electric car and we had plenty of electricity at reasonable prices, it would probably be much better for global warming. but it's going to take awhile to get there. >> neil: i'm wondering where this climate change push goes? i think the more immediate issue for many americans who see it every day at the pump is the price change. by all means, look at climate change. the severity of it. i get that. certainly acknowledge the price change you're seeing at the pump because you can't address one
without the other. >> you know, gasoline prices are the third rail of american politics. that's one of the reasons why next year i think prices are going to be lower than they are this year. probably on the back channels with saudi arabia and some of the other middest earn allies of the united states, there's a lot of lobbying going on right now for additional oil. the question is, you know, can they convince them and will the producers who can make tremendous profits right now overseas and in the u.s., will they get seduced by the numbers and increase production again. right now they've been very discipline. that discipline traditionally gives way to more robust production. >> neil: very good point. tom, thanks very much. tom kloza calling for everyone to step back, look at the overall big picture here. don't villainize one source of
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>> neil: so you think spending in d.c. is scary? as our chad pergram will tell you, there's a lot more scary stuff there that you probably don't know. chad? >> neil, i work in a haunted place. you've been to a haunted house. how about a haunted house in the senate? when people come to washington, they bask in the grandeur of capitol hill. but for this journey, we'll go deep into the catacombs. >> the u.s. capitol is a seemingly haunted place. the mysterious sound of a custodian who passed on. some still hearing her scrubbing the flares late at night. you might here a pennsylvania senator in a rocking chair
reading the bills. the u.s. capitol was converted into a field hospital during the u.s. civil wars. there's been sightings of soldiers even today. >> they were very idealistic and their spirits would be here. >> joe novatney retired from the house. you've seen him on cspan as the reading clerk. he's observed weird things in the house chamber late at night after everybody else is gone. >> all of a sudden, in the well of the chamber, directly in front of me, i see a man walk in front of me. i look up immediately to see who it is. there was nobody there. you tell yourself, is this real? but it was vivid. >> tower above is the legend of the demon cat. it appears before national emergencies like when the british burned the capitol in
1814, the civil war, pearl harbor, kennedy's assassination. its footprints are reportedly visible in the capitol's senate week. but supposedly the demon cat signed its name. in a congressional stairwell, you'll find this. does that stand for district of columbia, direct current, detective comics or demon cat? in another stairwell, you'll find the blood of kentucky congressman william taubey. he was shot and killed after a dispute in 1890. his ghost is said to lurk around the capitol tripping reporters as revenge. >> is that maybe why i was tripped on a capitol stair whale? not far from this when i tried to get a word with justin trudeau? >> it's plausible.
>> capital ghost stories are history by another name. >> it's popular history. it's a way that people can remember, sometimes misremember but a way that they can remember figures and events from the past. >> any 200-year-old building will have ghost stories. the u.s. capitol is no exception. on capitol hill, chad pergram, fox news. >> neil: chad has been working very, very hard. that's an understatement. that's interesting. what else is interesting, we're just learning now that some major airlines are resuming right now hard liquor sales. what could possibly go wrong? after this. to run a growing business, is to be on a journey. and along the ride, you'll find many challenges. your dell technologies advisor is here to help. so you can stop at nothing for your customers.
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always look for the grown in idaho seal. speak to a of developments. how many of us are into halloween. $10 billion into it. some of this money rivals what we spend at christmas. abby hornacek joins us. guys, thanks for coming to talk about this. i was startled with the money we're spending, particularly high among young people.
what's going on here? >> neil, people want to have fun. the national retail federation says over 55% of americans will be celebrating halloween. that's up from 58% last year. of those people celebrating halloween, they are expected to spend around $100 on costumes, candy, and decorations. i spent a little bit more people don't just like to dress themselves up. they like to dress their pets. one in five americans say they're going to be thrusting up their pet. when it comes to candy, forecasted to be up 10% in purchases. read through a lot of numbers at you. mix those numbers up in a cauldron you have a potion for an expensive halloween. >> i always wonder, looking at this, what drives people to go to these ends. they dress up, they dress their
animals are. that begins to weirded me but what do you think? >> abbey, if you want to be jamie, you need to be worse at math. neil, i have a theory that the reason we are spending so much more as people don't know if it's going to give your on time for next year with the supply chain. i think we are seeing a double spend on halloween. seriously. when you thought people had enough wearing masks, when i think it's attributable to is so many people hate their lives right now and the year we have endured that they want a little bit of escapism and i think that's what's going on. that being said, your dog does not want escapism. those instagram likes might feel good to you but your dogs self-worth as buzz lightyear are not feeling good to him. >> neil: my doc told me i am not putting this on unless you
put this on. one of the things that's interesting, and you make a good point, people are concerned about whether they'll be able to get presents under the tree. now there's a real concern about whether they'll be able to get their tree. this looks like a sure thing. you might as well go full throttle halloween. >> my mom was like, send me your christmas list now. there are supply chain issues. look at thanksgiving coming up, one of our most expensive thanksgivings in the history of the holiday. people are looking what's immediately in front of them had halloween and christmas, thanksgiving. let's go all out in case the shipment doesn't come because of supply chain issues. >> neil: if you don't mind my switching gears, this caught my attention. i thought that abby and jimmy would be over this development. major airlines are going to resume selling hard liquor as soon as next month. i am thinking about that saying
what could possibly go wrong. >> i have a contrary intake. i think bringing back blues is going to help us on flights in terms of violence. they know they don't sell boots on the plane so everyone does their drinking before they get on. it's like a college football game. everybody gets on the plane and weapons grade level of intoxication to hold them over to the flight. if you get on and progressively get drunk on the way they are, there's less exposure to toxic intoxication. this is the thing, the real threats of violence on planes is not alcohol or mask mandates. there is no dignity and flying coach anymore. you're not flying coach. you are flying assistant coach. there's 77 boarding classes. there's no room in the aisle. you've got a guy next to you trimming his toenails but you don't want to say anything because he don't want to piss
off his emotional support llama. >> neil: you have some serious issues. the guy who puts the seat back in front of you. that could set me off. i am wondering. this idea that people might drink less before getting on the plaintiff they know they'll be able to get a drink on the plane. what if they don't? what if they double barrel it? >> i want to say it's impossible to follow jimmy failla's logic. i do think it's a good point that he brings up, the only problem is that we get more and more flight delays because pilots aren't coming. people are going on protest because of the vaccine mandates. there is more time in the airport ahead of time. to jimmy's point if they sold alcohol on flights like they have been since 1949 and be people would be more responsible. i'm hoping that the basic humanity of people comes back, knowing that we are not in the
height of the pandemic anymore. dealing with less, the syndrome of being cooped up. let's hope that bringing back alcohol doesn't lead to a drunk jimmy failla. >> neil: we don't want to go there but i am ready with a smartphone in case he does. abby, jimmy, thank you both very much. this is something to look forward to. blues on flights. here is "the five." ♪ ♪ >> i am shannon bream with katie pavlich, jessica tarlov, jesse watters and greg gutfeld. it's 5:00 in new york city and this is "the five." growing outrage over reported plans to give cold hard cash to illegal border crossers. according to "the wall street journal," the biden administration is in talks to pay up to a billion dollars to illegal immigrant families