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make each of these. she calls it a labor of love. >> jessica: i do get it, greg. it's so sweet. everyone trick or treat safely. have a great holiday weekend. >> shannon: i want to see picks of all of your. that's it for "the five." have a great weekend. >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier, breaking tonight president biden calls a major diplomatic blunder by his own administration clumsy but does not apologize to one of our oldest allies on this, the first day of his trip to europe where the president will attend major conferences on the economy and the climate. the second catholic president in u.s. history, history visited the pope today at the vatican amid calls from some bishops that president biden be denied communion. all of this comes amid the political chaos surrounding the president's domestic tax and spend agenda back home.
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white house correspondent peter doocy is traveling with the president, starts us off in rome tonight. good evening, peter. >> good evening, bret. the president is in for the night after a day of meetings all over rome and vatican city on foreign trips like these he wants his foreign policy motto to be america is back. but today it was more like america did not stab you in the back. >> what we did was clumsy. >> hoping to smooth things over with the french president macron claims when the u.s. made a deal to sell nuclear subs costing france. he didn't know paris was in the dark. france.>> i [inaudible] >> now the president patching things up. >> brief as it was healing. president biden obviously values this relationship tremendously. >> but biden is not saying sorry. >> apologize to the president?
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>> to who? >> just after 2:00 a.m. local air force one landed the president's agenda at home being held up by own party's most progressive members. >> to think that that bill wasn't enough spending for them shows just how far left they're. >> the bidens visited the vatican. >> thank you. i'm jill's husband. >> and met with pope francis where, quote, the parties focused on the joint commitment to the care and protection of the planet. notable because the president arrived in a longer than usual motorcade with doesens of vehicles. domestic politics crept into biden's 90-minute meeting with the pope including the stalled build back better plan. >> address the cuts to climate in build back better. >> yes. >> what did you discuss with climate and build back better with him? >> [inaudible]. >> abortion did not come up. even though a number of american catholic leaders believe biden's position that a woman should have a right to choose to
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terminate a pregnancy makes him ineligible to receive communion. >> later comparing the pope to american servicemen and and women. >> you are the most significant warrior for peace i have ever met. >> president gifted him a challenge coin. >> next time i see you and you don't have it, you have to buy drinks. i'm the only irish men have you ever met that's never had drink. >> at one point while the leader of the free world was joking with the leader of the catholic church, the president threw upon one of his most familiar bidenisms could tell the pope something he may have heard a time or two before, god love you, man. bret? >> bret: peter doocy live in rome. while i have you, what are we learning from updated report about the covid-19 origins, it came out late this afternoon. >> yes. it expands on that 90-day review of that the covid origins that
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the president ordered a few months back. what they found in 18-page update is one intel agency is saying they believe covid came from a lab accident. they say they have moderate confidence in that. four other intel agencies say covid came from exposure to infected animals, they have low confidence. three other agencies saying they need more info. the director of national intelligence has concluded they don't think china was making a bioweapon. but the dni is concluding that unless china comes forward with more information to help them fill in the blanks then we will probably never know the origin of covid for sure. bret. >> bret: we'll keep asking questions. peter, thank you. progressive democrats back here at home are once again preventing the president's social spending measures from getting through. the democrat run congress. congressional correspondent chad pergram live on capitol hill with that part of the story. chad, we saw what happened last night. but how much blood, bad blood is there between moderate and
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progressive democrats? >> well,bret, progressives are demanding a assurances from moderates kyrsten sinema and joe manchin in the senate they will vote for the social spending bill. there is also distrust between the house and senate. that's why liberals are forcing leaders to do the infrastructure bill and the social spending bill in tandem. both president biden and house speaker nancy pelosi failed to close the deal. >> what's your response when you hear that sort of dissension in your caucus about where you stand when you present a very positive picks of where you are. >> i have respect for all of our members in the full spectrum of the big tent that is our democratic party. everybody has the chance to say what they wish. >> mad because they believe moderates prevailed reducing the overall cost of the bill. plus, they nixed family leave and beefed up medicare. liberals are flexing their muscles. >> they are coming into their power in terms of understanding just how much power they we would on the hill and how much
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power they we would throughout the democratic party. >> but which side has the upper hand? moderates control the policy. that's because democrats hold narrow margins in the house and senate. that dictates what can pass liberals control the politics. there is strength in numbers, bret. >> bret: what's the timeline here. >> the best case scenario is probably two weeks even if they had a deal today then you are into thanksgiving. they are a long ways off from final language. the other major deadline is december 3rd. that's when lawmakers must fund the government to avoid a shutdown and there will be another donnybrook over the debt ceiling. they could unroll all of this into a big bill in december the other deadline which of course is a big deadline on capitol hill is christmas. bret? >> bret: all right, chad, we will follow it. thank you.
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>> bret: an election many feel a harbinger of things to come in next year's midterms is just four days away. the virginia gubernatorial race has seen the republican overtake the favored democrat in recent polling, sending a shiver through much of the bluish purple state. with fox team coverage tonight rich edson is in norfolk tonight where democrat terry mcauliffe has spent much of the day. first off alexandria hoff with the glenn youngkin campaign in warrenton, virginia. good evening, alexandra. >> good evening, bret. yeah. glenn youngkin has been peppering this state. this event tonight will be his fifth of the day. that's about average for his bus tour. and all this voter outreach may be paying off. according to the latest fox news poll of likely virginia voters it shows republican glenn youngkin leading terry mcauliffe by 8 points 53 to 45% with 2% undecided that is a major shift from two weeks ago. the latest "the washington post" poll puts youngkin one point
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behind mcauliffe well within the margin of error. as part of his 50-stop tour across the state youngkin stored the day with two stops in charlottesville celebrated the poll findings but added this. >> polls don't elect governors, voters do. voters do. [applause] now it's time for all of us to go to work. >> latest fox news poll shows youngkin has 8% lead over mcauliffe when likely voters in virginia were asked who they trust to do a better job on education which has been a major talking point for youngkin, on the economy a tie from two weeks ago what was broken, mcauliffe lost a percent as youngkin gained 10. with new numbers in hand. youngkin has called mcauliffe's campaign dress pat. earlier today members of mcauliffe's team claimed a photo taken in charlottesville showcased white nationalists carrying torches. youngkin's team firing back calling it a disgusting and desperate stunt by the opposition. for more on that, let's turn to
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our rich edson he has been following the mcauliffe trail and he is live in nor faulk tonight, rich? >> yeah, thanks and good evening, alex. >> and terry mcauliffe just left the stage here. we are all waiting for vice president kamala harris step up and address the crowd. the mcauliffe campaign has commented on that, says they had no involvement in that group that met youngkin's bus earlier today and now we're hearing from the link con project, that anti-trump group. well, they are now claiming in a statement, quote: today's demonstration was our way of reminding virginians what happened in charlottesville four years ago. the republican party's embrace of those values in glenn youngkin's failure to condemn it, mcauliffe and democrats are accusing youngkin of deploying what they call racist dog whistles and trying to tie the republican to former president donald trump. youngkin has countered that he is focused on local issues like education, crime and the economy. also, one of our foxnews.com reporters tyler o'neil he emailed a mcauliffe spokesperson for a response to
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the campaign spending more than $50,000 hiring the allies law group started by marc elias. an attorney who previously challenged elections with hillary clinton's campaign general counsel and hired the research firm that produced the dossier with claims of connection between russia and trump. a campaign spokesperson emailed our reporter back apparently mistakenly saying can we try to kill this? the story is now up on foxnews.com. mcauliffe canceled campaigns this week. he will be with bruce smith of the hall of famer. also with a number of politicians like senator tim kaine from virginia and representatives barbara lee and jim clyburn. bret? >> bret: rich, quickly, i see the background behind you, what have the crowds looked bike for mcauliffe around the state? >> it's been hit or miss. he was in charlottesville yesterday. the crowd had a few dozen people there a strong hold in the middle of the stated trying to get people out this room is largely filled a few hundred people there. as you get to the back it begins to empty out a little bit.
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it republicans have been talking at least among themselves what they perceive much smaller group of people showing up in the mcauliffe event. they feel like they have the mow then tum and excitement going their way. >> bret: we will see. at least that's what the polls show. rich edson on the trail. thanks. the superintendent of northern virginia school district is comparing parental protests at school board meetings to the capitol riot on january 6th. and his experience seeing people drinking at the beach. the comments by loudoun county school chief scott ziggler came as part of a court hearing for a man arrested at a june cool board meeting. jigglers' actions in recent months have led parents that area to demand his resignation. markets today three major stock markets closed at record highs today. the dow gained 89. the s&p 500 was up 9. the nasdaq jumped 50 today. for the week the dow gained four tenths of a percentage point the s&p 500 finished ahead one and a third. the nasdaq was up 2 and seven
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tenths. ♪ breaking tonight, the food and drug administration has approved the pfizer vaccine for emergency use in children ages 5 to 11. the kids' doses are one third the amount for adults and teens. up to 28 million additional american children could be eligible for evenings as early as next week. the process next goes to the cdc for final approval. meantime, new york city employees who have not yet been vaccinated are in limbo tonight. really right now. the mayor is threatening their jobs. city residents are worried about what will happen if they need some kind of emergency assistant in coming days. the numbers dwindle down. correspondent david lee miller is in new york tonight with the latest. good evening, david lee. >> >> good evening, bret. the mandate took effect a little more than one hour ago. that means virtually all new
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york city employees must now be vaccinated or on monday morning they will be placed on leave without pay. this evening, union leaders for new york city firefighters tells held a news conference warning fewer people on the job could endanger lives. >> we need everyone we can to keep the city running and keep it safe. we are trying to avoid what is going to be an inevitable disaster by design on monday morning. >> new york is bracing for a shortage of first responders and other workers who refuse to comply with the city's vaccine mandates. throughout the week, city employees opposed to the policy marched and rallied. [chanting] >> many in attendance said they were not anti-vax but anti-mandate. >> i think at the root of it and today especially it's about people's right to choose. >> fire department as of midmorning said the mandate compliance rate is 71%. the commission in a written statement said there is a plan,
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if there is a worker shortage. quote: we will use all means at our disposal, including mandatory overtime. mutual aid from other ems providers and significant changes to the schedules of our members. according to the city's police commissioner, yesterday, 1,000 cops received their first dose, raising the number of those vaccinated to 80%. if there is a shortage of cops, nypd says it is ready. >> new yorkers should not, should not be worried about this. >> plans are in place there. this will not effect cops on the street. >> across the country, vaccine mandates have met with opposition. the l.a. county sheriff on thursday said the board of supervisors' decision to require vaccinations led to a mass exodus within the department. resulting in, quote. an imminent threat to public safety. in chicago, multiple court battles are brewing. both cops and firefighters are refusing to comply with the mayor's mandate requiring city workers to disclose their vaccination status and either get a shot or undergo regular
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covid testing. >> back here in new york city the mandate timeline has past city workers get a shot over the weekend report on monday and not lose any pay, however, they will not be eligible for a $500 vaccination bonus. bret? >> bret: david lee miller in manhattan, david lee, thank you. also breaking tonight, the u.s. supreme court has rejected an emergency appeal from healthcare workers in maine seeking religious exemptions for a vaccine mandate. that went into effect today. the justices rejected a request for -- from injunctive relief that would have temporarily blocked enforcement of the state mandate for hospital and nursing home employees. justices gulch, thomas, and alito dissented. up next, a republican member of the committee investigating the capitol riot is retiring from
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congress. lawmakers investigating the riot hear from some of the defendants. we will have a live report. ♪
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he will not seek re-election next year. kinzinger is a' critic of president trump and on the panel investigating the capitol riot. came after illinois announced redistricting plans for his district. the military veteran was one of 10 house republicans who voted to impeach then president trump on a charge of inciting the insurrection. >> in congress, i have witnessed how division is heavily rooted. it's also become increasingly obvious to me in order to break the narrative i cannot focus on both a re-election to congress and a broader fight nationwide. i want to make it clear this isn't the end of my political future but the beginning. >> bret: kinzinger called the insurrection capitol riot january the 6th. second republican who voted for impeachment to announce he will not seek re-election. today some of the hundreds of people charged with that incident on january 6th spoke with the committee looking into
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it. but many of the people, lawmakers most want to talk with, are not showing up so far. national security correspondent jennifer griffin is at the pentagon tonight with details of where this investigation is headed. >> the january 6th select committee, conducted more interviews today with some of the 650 defendants charged with storming the u.s. capitol. the committee has subpoenaed 13 people but former trump officials continue to refuse to testify. the justice department is now deciding whether former trump strategist steve bannon will face jail time after the house voted to hold him in contempt. >> he attempted to assert some sort of vague executive privilege, which, of course, he doesn't have the right to assert. >> at the center of the investigation is bannon's presence at a so-called war room in the willard hotel a block from the white house in the days before the riot. >> so the war room in the willard seems to have been established some days before the 6th itself and was active also
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on the 6th. and we are, of course, very interested in talking to people who were in the war room. >> the committee is seeking documents from john eastman, a legal scholar who met in the oval office with president trump and vice president pence and outlined ways to block the biden presidency and obstruct the electoral count. former top intelligence officials like mark polly more rope police who served in the cia for 26 years specializing in counter-terrorism in russia pushed back on any suggestion that january 6th was a false flag operation in which the perpetrators posed as nor group to hide think identity. >> one of the things with the operation as well sometimes it's used by conspiracy thirsts to actually hide the truth adversaries or others who want to believe in some conspiracy theories will say well no, the government is behind 9/11. pretty farfetched and no way was january 6th a false flag operation. >> congresswoman liz cheney one of two republicans who serve on the january 6th committee.
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>> we have seen already in hundreds of cases pleadings in court from those who were in the capitol that day who have said they were there because donald trump september them. >> engaged through his lawyer but refusing to testify frustrating committee members who may seek further contempt charges. bret? >> bret: jennifer griffin at the pentagon. jennifer, thank you. many up next should illegal illegal immigrants separated from family members be awarded hundreds of thousands of your tax dollars? fox 13 in tampa as officials say the search for gabby petino and brian laundrie has helped law enforcement agencies across the country find the bodies of six other missing people. authorities found the bodies in alabama, wyoming, california, and north carolina. newly wed couple was also found shot to death in utah.
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♪ >> bret: tonight we have new information on the story we brought you last night first reported by the "wall street journal." about the biden administration actually considering payoffs, hundreds of thousands of dollars of payoffs to migrant families suing over being separated at the border. correspondent dan springer is in la joya, texas tonight. >> another 173 migrants rounded up overnight in la joya, texas. they were put on busses to begin processing. those with children will likely be allowed to stay during asylum claim. for two months in 2018 the policy was to separate minors, put them in detention facilities and remove the adults.
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now the "wall street journal" is reporting the biden administration is in talks to offer immigrant families that were separated during the trump administration around $450,000 a person in compensation. to settle claims that the children suffered lasting psychological trauma. many republicans expressed outrage. >> every decision joe biden has made since he has been president has made our border more open to illegals. and once again, joe biden prioritizes the rights of illegals over the rights of tax-paying, working americans. >> congressman and former navy seal dan crenshaw tweeted biden wants to pay illegal immigrants $450,000 for hardship while breaking our laws. for perspective if a service member is killed in action their next of kin gets an insurance payment of $400,000. let that sink in. the aclu says more than 5,000 chirp were separated from their parents, leaving nearly 1,000 lawsuits. settling those all at once could cost taxpayers a billion dollars
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or more. a rancher in texas says trump's policy was not cruel because many of the kids were really unaccompanied minors. and paying the families will only create a bigger magnet. >> that has got to be the most asinine thing i have ever heard in my life. i can't -- i can't believe we are going to reward people that are coming into this country illegally when we do have a process of coming in legally and then reward them with $450,000? >> the biden administration has also just made a second attempt to undo trump's so-called remain in mexico policy. homeland security secretary alejandro mayorkas said sending migrants back to mexico while they apply for asylum led to substantial and unjustifiable human costs. >> dhs says even as it files a second legal challenge to scrap the remain in mexico policy, it will continue working toward complying with that court order. and be ready, if necessary, to reinstate it by mid november.
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homeland security did not, however, comment on the story about potential big payouts to migrant families separated at the border. bret? >> bret: that's a big story we will follow it dan, thank you. the sheriff of albany county, new york, is not happy with how the news of a section crime charge against former governor andrew cuomo was made public. sheriff craig apple says his people have done their jobs well. the former governor is accused of putting his hand under a woman's shirt. it is misdemeanor but still a sex crime. cuomo denies the allegation. we stay in the new york area now for a story about an internal education program at one of the nation's largest companies. instructing white employees to read an article saying they are racist. fox business correspondent lauren simmon nettie joins us from west wood, new jersey with the latest on this, good evening, lauren. >> geenches bret. new documents from tat one of at
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internal forums listen understand act. in the aftermath of the george floyd murder last year and based on the teachings of critical race theory, open to all of the company's near quarter million employees topics include white privilege, systemic racism and show company recommendations for listening and reading materials, books like white fragility why it's so hard for people to talk about racism and articles such as white america if you want to know who is responsible for racism, look in the mirror which sass more major companies including at&t dip their toes in the political waters, at&t ceo john stankey writing to his staff earlier this year, quote: we have a moral and business obligation to engage on this issue of racial injustice to live up to our value to stand for equality for our employees and to actively participate in helping create an equitable society. we asked at&t to comment on this
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program and to ask them if employees were pressured or required to participate in it. here's their response. >> whether an employee uses these resources or not is up to them and does not affect their annual performance rating. we have a long and proud history of valuing diversity, equality and inclusion and will continue to do so. now, the portal, bret, also direct those employees to materials for some left wing causes, like defunding the police and reparations. bret? >> bret: that's quite something. lauren, we will follow it thank you. up next, do the media have a double standard when it comes to criticism of presidents? we will take a look atun the evidence. ♪ so you can stop at nothing for your customers. >> tech: when you get a chip in your windshield...
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♪ >> bret: queen elizabeth ii is being advised to rest at are for at least the next two weeks. buckingham palace says she is taking doctor's advice to the
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95-year-old monday knack can undertake light desk based duties during this time including some virtual audiences. the navy says it has successfully tested a booster rocket motor designed to power a launch vehicle carrying a hypersonic weapon aloft. one says the schedule flight test of the full common hypersonic missile next year. the must comes amid concern over a pair of chinese tests involving the next generation of hypersonic weapons, which caught u.s. intelligence officials off guard. just weeks ago. the u.s. is hittings iran with a fresh set of sanctions, the new penalties are against two senior members of iran's revolutionary guard corps and two affiliated companies for supplies lethal jones and related material to insurgent groups in iraq, lebanon, lebanon bon and ethiopia. the sanctions come as president biden is in europe where he may discuss with allies the possible resumption of talks with iran.
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apparent case of double standard by the mainstream media. some of the press are lamenting the public criticism involving profanity directed toward president biden at stadiums around the country. there were no such musings, of course, during the trump administration. here is fox news media analyst and host of fox news media buzz howard kurtz. >> president biden ran into some x rated protest signs on a recent trip to michigan. >> notwithstanding some of the signs i saw coming that's why 81 million americans voted for me. and face an f word chant when he was in scranton. "the washington post" says biden is becoming an object of hatred for trump supporters. blaming that in part on the norm breaking and vulgarity of the trump era. while briefly acknowledgings that donald trump was also vilified, the post, like other news outlets didn't loudly object when he was cursed out such as at the world cup.
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[bleep] >> when robert deniro dropped the f bomb at the tony awards and much of the vitriol came not from angry citizens but from journalists such as cnn's white house correspondent. >> i don't see how you avoid the conclusion that the president of the united states is a straight up sociopath. >> after january 20th, he just goes back to being another crackpot on the internet. >> conservative rapper bryson gray in impeach biden t-shirt top stops itunes with euphemism for f joe biden. ♪ ask questions. >> let's go brandon based on nbc reporter mistaking a cursing biden chant nascar as a cheer for driver brandon brown. thanked youtube by boosting the song's popularity by banning it. the company told him that was because of medical
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misinformation based on lyrics with the covid vaccine. song removed for falsely claiming the pandemic isn't real and vaccines don't work. barack obama had his birthplace questioned and interrupted by a republican during a speech to congress. >> you lie. [boos] >> actor mark ruffalo tweeted that george w. bush must be brought to justice for the crimes of the iraq war. biden with his folksy uncle joe image had been spared most personal attacks. his current struggles are making him just another target of vitriol. no president is spared in an age of polarized politics and that's fueled by social media. blank joe biden has become a twitter #. some in the media seem more offended now that the target is donald trump's successor. bret? >> bret: all right, howie, thanks. see you this weekend on media buzz. up next, the panel on president biden's trip abroad plus the virginia governor's race and winners and losers.
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first, beyond our borders tonight. another record for daily deaths from the coronavirus in russia. each day this week more than 1,000 people have died there. russia's total death toll is the highest in riewrp. president vladimir putin has ordered a lockdown to try slow the spread there. an under sea volcano causes a massive pile up of pump miss pebbles along the coast of japan. the japanese islands there the gray pebbles are causing damage to ports and fishing boats. ferry services connecting okinawa to other remote islands have been temporarily suspended because of those pebbles. officials warn the pebbles are moving farther north and could affect entire japanese coast lines. will just some of the other stories beyond our borders tonight. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ bogeys on your six, limu. they need customized car insurance from liberty mutual so they only pay for what they need. woooooooooooooo...
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♪ >> we have not been aware of that literally had not been aware of what had transpired. >>
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president. >> bret: it was a major diplomatic blunder the u.s. not telling france of an end to a submarine deal, a big one. dealing, instead with australia and the french were really upset about it so much so they pulled the ambassador from the u.s. the french ambassador to the u.s. out. now, the president said it was clumsy mistake. didn't apologize but that's the first part of his europe trip. start there with our panel ben domenech publisher of the federalist. harold ford jr. ceo of empowerment and inclusion capitol. trey gowdy former congressman from south carolina. trey, clumsy and he didn't even know about it is what he told the french president macron. >> yeah, i'm not sure i would have admitted that even if it were true. i can tell you imagine how bad your life is when you are happier meeting with the president of france how stiff in
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a submarine deal. you would rather do that than go meet with the progressive caucus in the house. how bad is your life if you prefer that. [laughter] >> bret: let's turn there, harold, we saw what happened last night on capitol hill, the punt to next week there is still some thought that it might be two weeks. some people are saying some time before thanksgiving where this all gets ironed out. i mean, it's pretty ugly. it may still happen but it's ugly. >> thanks for having me on and i would agree with you. it's not the way, i'm sure, he orchestrated or choreographed it but sometimes big time legislation is not choreographed. is not choreographable in the way you may like. at the end of the day, if they get this passed 1.57 trillion. you have 1.2, $1.25 trillion package for infrastructure, that's $3 trillion he would have gotten in the first year in the presidency. again, to your point, it has not been pretty.
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but i give credit to some of the -- a lot of progressives, because they kept their word. i think now the question is whether or not senators manchin and cinema can keep their word as well and, if they do, we will pass an historic piece of legislation, again, not pretty the way they did it. we often don't see this kind of sausage-making we just happen to be seeing it in this instance. >> bret: talk about not pretty, ben. this story that was from the "wall street journal," and now is moving forward about the possible plans to pay illegal immigrants who have been separated in their families finally $450,000 or more dan crenshaw. biden wants to pay 450,000 hardship while breaking our laws. for perspective, if a service member is killed in action, their next of kin gets an insurance payment of $400,000. let that sink in. i'm not sure i believe this story when i first read it, ben.
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but, there hasn't been push back yet and we haven't gotten an official shoot down of this story. >> bret, as a plush everywhere of the federalist people pitch me occasionally stories. when this one came into my email i reacted by assuming that it was not true. i could not believe that something like this was actually happening. and, yet, we are seeing that there ♪ pushback of this. this is something that is ongoing and the amount of backlash that i think you are going to see to this is just going to be unprecedented. people are not going to accept this and just go along with it just to circle back to harold's point. i don't think that this dog's breakfast of a bill or a fire festival dinner if you want the more current recollection is going to be something that you can actually sell to the american people. the biden administration seems to be going down this road of meandering through all of these different topics that are of the utmost importance to the american people and then just sort of saying trust us, what
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we're doing is going to be something that you like when they have no major thing, no major thing to point to that's actually going to make a difference and certainly the fact that they couldn't get this done in time for the virginia election is something that weighs on the mind of a lot of d.c. democrats tonight. >> bret: well, and particularly terry mcauliffe in the virginia election and speaking of which, final days before tuesday's election day, we saw the poll that we had last night. big shift in that race. now, you have got a lot of different things happening, the youngkin communications director saying that terry mcauliffe's campaign has been the dirtiest, nsaest most dishonest campaign in virginia history. this morning they are closing out his career by going even lower. there is this moment this morning where there were these guys with tiki torches, trey, in front of a youngkin bus saying we are all in for glenn suggesting hearkening back to charlottesville and the nazis and the white supremacists who
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marched in that march. late today there was a lot of allegations that they were democrats, actually. the lincoln project said that they are taking credit or saying that they were behind it. the youngkin people are saying they think they are democrats. bottom line, you have got a lot of stuff going on. then you look at this. this is a flier that came out in which you would think that it's youngkin just being endorsed by donald trump and that's a republican thing and trump next to youngkin and thumbs up but if you look closely, on the back of this flier it's the democratic party of virginia and specifically the mcauliffe campaign that really wants that tie between donald trump and glenn youngkin. >> yeah, i mean, bret, if people say that it was democrats and the lincoln project, they are both right. the lincoln project is a bunch of democrats. so, this is why people hate politics.
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there may be reasons to not vote for glenn youngkin but is he not a white supremacist. so, the fact that democrats are on the verge of losing in virginia for, what, a first time in 20 years? when you run a candidate who has been around since the hamilton-and is he a clinton acolyte that no one is excited about, they -- virginia democrats found a way to make that state competitive. >> bret: i will give you the last word, harold. >> we will do without winners and losers but you have the last word here. >> if glenn youngkin who, i think, has run a great campaign so far who reminds me a little bit of trey gowdy and some of the republicans that i served with whom i respected so greatly, if he decides to bring in a guy, which i think he is going to bring in donald trump in the last few days who lost the state by 10 points, maybe he doesn't have it locked up yet. this campaign has not been the prettiest campaign. but we will have an outcome tuesday. and i agree it will portend what will happen in next year's
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midterms but i wouldn't count terry mcauliffe out and i certainly for glenn youngkin to bring donald trump in it leads me to believe he doesn't have this locked up yet. >> bret: all right, ben. i owe you next time. thank you, panel. have great weekend. when we come back, "notable quotables." ♪ ♪ wealth is breaking ground on your biggest project yet. worth is giving the people who build it a solid foundation. wealth is shutting down the office for mike's retirement party. worth is giving the employee who spent half his life with you, the party of a lifetime. wealth is watching your business grow. worth is watching your employees grow with it. principal. for all it's worth.
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♪ ♪ >> bret: well, it's friday, you know what that means, "notable quotables." >> you know, when you're president -- see all these people here? they are with you all the time. >> bill. >> yes, no, doing the hokie pokey one foot in, one foot out. we need certain at this. >> no one got everything they wanted, including me. >> a trillion second ago thee an thralls walked the earth a trillion is enormous amount of money. >> we're chasing you. we are calling you, we are knocking at your door. >> i believe this election will
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be fair. i believe this election will come out big time in our favor. >> extremism can come in many forms. it can come in a smile and a fleece vest. >> somebody at the white house has been smoking the devil's lettuce. >> you think we have a problem and a caravan coming towards the border now? wait until the word gets out that you actually get paid for breaking the law. >> i don't believe it's reasonable to read this memorandum killing anyone's rights. it's about threats of violence. >> thank god you are not on the supreme court. you should resign in disgrace, judge. >> live long and prosper with candy. >> your book to rescue the republic is number one on the "new york times" best seller list. congratulations. >> bret: thank you very much. >> bret: still owe harold for that one. and smoking the devil's lettuce, that's a new one for senator kennedy. monday on "special report," we will talk with laura ingraham about the news of the day. plus her new fox nation special about california. also have our political panel
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discussing the virginia's governor's race on the eve of election day. we have a special tuesday transportation secretary pete buttigieg in florida, republican senator rick scott will be guest on "fox news sunday" with chris wallace this weekend. so check your local listings for that thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that's it for this "special report," fair, balanced and still unafraid. "fox news primetime" is still hosted by brian kilmeade. it starts right now. >> brian: your mission now have a great weekend. >> bret: have a good show. >> brian: good evening, everyone, and welcome to "fox news primetime." let me tell you what's coming up on this show we have stephen miller here wind that big story about 450,000 that you just saw bret's panel talk about to separated families. are you kidding me? more than 9/11 families? jonathan turley is going to review with us what marc elias and terry mcauliffe's camp. $60,000 they wanted to kill the story. jonathan turley wha

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