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>> not going to happen. >> great debate. that's it for us tonight. thank you for watching this special edition of "the factor." i'm eric boling. please remember, the spin stops here because we're looking out for you. just days away from the most significant moment on tpresiden to date. and a brutal new fight explodes between this year's republican front-runner and the last man to win the gop nomination. good evening and welcome to "the kelly file." i'm megyn kelly. a new war of words between donald trump and former presidential nominee mitt romney going from nasty to nuclear. it started with governor romney getting everyone's attention calling for all of the gop candidates to release their tax returns. but he specifically singled out donald trump, saying there was reason to believe that there is a "bombshell in donald trump's taxes." mr. trump, of course, responded
and we will have all of that. also tonight, we are going to hear from our republican voter focus group in the run-up to super tuesday. we'll show you what happened when the group grilled senator marco rubio, senator ted cruz, and dr. ben carson. but we begin tonight with chief political correspondent carl cameron, reporting from houston with the very latest on the campaign trail. carl? >> reporter: thanks, megyn. it was ted cruz himself who said that texas and the upcoming super tuesday elections are going to be the most important of the entire election cycle, and in the case of ted cruz, it's principally because he won the iowa caucuses, but the last three contests have all been won by donald trump and ted cruz hasn't performed as well as many expected. as well as even he predicted. so he needs to do particularly well in texas on tuesday night. and the latest monmouth poll suggests he had an advantage, an edge over donald trump in the lonestar state, a sizable one
that suggests he could pull off the victory. marco rubio well back in texas. if cruz were not to win his home state, it could end his candidacy, people suggesting he doesn't have what it takes to go up against donald trump. having said that, marco rubio has some issues, as well. not so much in super tuesday states focused on the south but march 15. on march 15, states suddenly have the option, instead of being proportionally allocated, they can choose to be winner take all. florida is one of those states, marco rubio's home state. the junior senator from florida is in trouble there, way behind in the latest polls in florida behind donald trump. trump has properties down there. he spends a lot of time down there, and were he to beat marco rubio in florida, that would effectively end his candidacy. but rubio and john kasich are both in a war of words, their campaigns spanned out across the country arguing each opposite side should drop out. kasich said rubio is so far back
in n he's not viable. but the governor of ohio is also trailing donald trump in ohio, a winner take all contest for both of them. so we have this five-person race, this is the 10th debate tonight, and if ted cruz is right, the most important state to watch and the biggest delegate purse of the entire election will be coming this tuesday. megyn? >> as you just heard from carl cameron, the latest florida poll shows some trouble for senator rubio in his home state. today, governor john kasich's campaign piled on. the top kasich spokesperson tweeting out, john kasich is the only person that can beat donald trump. marco rubio needs to do the right thing and suspend thing. marco rubio's campaign tweeting out, the media needs to chill, we are going to win florida. period. take it to the bank. we recently put together a focus group and brought in several of
the candidates. we recorded reaction in real-time. in moments, those reactions will be displayed. the red line represents the feelings of the conservatives in the group. the green line represents the moderates. when the lines go up, it means they like what they hear. when they go down, not so much. pollster frank luntz ran the whole deal and we begin with senator rubio. >> it's with great pleasure i introduce the senator from florida, marco rubio. [ applause ] >> word or phrase to describe marco rubio. >> awesome statesman. >> conservative. >> presidential. >> establishment. >> bold. >> handsome. >> diplomatic. >> are you married? >> yeah. >> are you happily married? >> yeah. >> so that's a pretty good
response. is there anything briefly you feel that the voters of south carolina and america haven't heard from you yet, that you would want them to know as they make up their minds? >> i'm not sure you haven't heard it yet. >> grab your dials and rate marco rubio. >> i want to reiterate why it is that i decided to enter public service and run for presidency. that is that i believe that my generation will either leave our children the freest and most prosperous americans that have ever lived or we'll be the first americans to leave our kids worse off than ourselves. that's what motivates me to do this. that's why i feel so passionate about it. [ applause ] >> we've got three people here who are first-time voters. what's your question for him? >> my question, one of the greatest passions of mine is sharing the gospel of jesus christ everywhere, no matter this state, north carolina, all over the world. tell me your stance on religious liberty.
>> you're my number one right now with trump a close second. what can you say or do real quickly to clarify immigration to make me vote for you. >> and you're also a first-time voter. >> you say you don't want to deport -- like it's impossible to deport the -- all the illegal immigrants here. but why don't you at least try? they did break the law coming here illegally and they are taking american jobs. so why don't you at least try to deport them? >> on the religious liberty. that's not just the liberty to believe whatever you want but the ability to live out your faith. it's the free exercise, no government should force you to violate your conscience. i don't believe we can round up and deport 12 million people. i don't think you would support what it would take to do that.
i do believe people will have to be deported. the law has to be enforced and we should begin with people that are dangerous and pose a threat. that should be happening now. people that pose a threat to public safety should be the first ones we prioritize. that should be happening now. and about immigration, it's very clear, we're not going to be able to do anything on immigration until the american people see american immigration is under control. and passing a law is not enough. they want to see the wall built and hire the additional border agents. they want to see e-verify in place and an entry-exit tracking in place. and it's working. in 1986, when reagan did it, they never did the enforcement part and people are saying we're not going to let this happen again. that's why we didn't do anything else until we do that first. >> i want to know why you supported the gang of eight bill. >> back then in 2013 the senate
was moving forward. i wanted to make it as conservative as possible in a senate controlled by harry reid. you can't just pass the bill in the senate and pass it to the president. if you go back at the time and see my statements. i said it over and over again, this bill is not strong enough. it won't pass this way. the house is going to have to make it stronger and that's the only way we have a chance to do it. that's what i endeavored to do to make it as strong as possible. that's not the way to do it when i'm president. when i'm president, i can do it our way. that was never going to be the final law, but i wanted -- in essence, i wanted to have an impact on an issue that still haunts us. >> the single -- among all the negative ads with the candidates, the one that affected me the most is the one that continues to say that you have not shown up for votes. but i have not heard you explain or defend that whatsoever. >> i have almost a 90% vote record in my entire time in five years in the senate. when i started running for
president, i started missing votes. votes that pass 97-0 or votes on district judge that everyone supports or votes that haven't been consequential. when there's been a vote on a major public policy matter like defunding planned parenthood, i make those votes. last week, i took off the campaign and voted on north korea sanctions. but when you run for president, i can't be in two places at once. ultimately i'm running for president. while senators shape the agenda, only the president can set the agenda. these bills, obama is going to veto them. we need a new president. that's why i spend time on the campaign trail. i'm either going to be a private citizen or the next president of the united states. >> what is your reaction to his significance >> i love it, because i know you have to work with what you got to deal with it and i want to see you do more when you get to the senate. i saw you leave columbia and go back and vote for north korea. >> the thing i love is you notice he said, i'm not running
for re-election for senate. i'll either be a private citizen, so it's not like he's falling back on a job he has. that's why i believe him. still ahead, ted cruz faces the focus group and we'll show you the moment that persuaded one panelist to switch his support. and then ben carson -- >> i wish you had more fire. i want to see sum unction. i want to feel fire, because i feel like if you're running against some of these guys, you need that fire. ahh... yeah! ahh... you probably say it a million times a day. ahh... ahh! ahh... ahh! but at cigna, we want to help everyone say it once a year. say "ahh". >>ahh... cigna medical plans cover one hundred percent of your in-network annual checkup.
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calling for him to bow out. but he's also acknowledging without a strong showing on super tuesday, it is going to be a tough road ahead for his campaign. here's what happened when the doctor met with our focus group of panelists. watch. >> i want a word or phrase to describe ben carson. i'm going to start with you. >> peaceful. >> distinguished. >> brilliant. >> sincere. >> humble. >> intelligent, >> trurs worthy. >> honest. >> how much better can you get to that? >> no one said handsome. [ laughter ] >> what have these voters not heard from you that you would want them to know with the vote only a few hours away? >> i would want them to know that i'm not a politician and i'm a member of "we, the people" just like everyone else. i have no desire ever to be associated with the political class or to be controlled by them. >> what do you think? [ applause ]
>> can you handle washington, d.c., though? >> let me put it this way. some of the things i've had to handle in my life have been incredibly more difficult than washington, d.c. to the point that i don't even get interested in doing anything unless people say it's impossible. >> i wish you had more fire in your belly. i want to see some unction. i want to feel fire, because i feel like if you're running against some of these guys you need that fire. >> the interesting thing is i used to have a razor temper and i would go off the handle and go after people with all kinds of things. it was really god who cured me. but he made me into a very calm person. i came to understand that to lash out at people, to punch somebody in the face was not a sign of strength, it was a sign of weakness. i also came to understand that it's a sign of selfishness if you're always angry and lashing out, because it's always about me, my, and i.
>> what are you like on foreign policy? we pretty much set the pace for the world, because we are one of the leaders in the world. being president, you pretty much can oversee the world. i think we need to lead from a position of strength. what are you going to do to rebuild your military? >> you have to have a president who understands if we get the military wrong, nothing else matters. particularly in the world that we live in right now. it's a very, very dangerous world. >> president obama sent special forces to syria. i'm highly opposed to that. explain how you can support president obama on one issue and how you're against him how he's handled the military as a hold. >> one of the reasons we were able to take sinjar back after isis had taken it is because we put our special-ops people in with the kurds. and they were able to restrict
the access into sinjar, which softened the target. and then they were able to go in, backed up by the air force and take that city back. that's what i'm talking about. utilizing our special forces in conjunction with the ground forces that are there. now, that becomes an easy thing if we do things the way we should. we should have strong relationships with all of the people this that region, because it's in their best interest to keep the place out of the hands of isis. >> do you support troops on the ground in >> that's not what i . i said putting our people in with their people. i think their people have to be the main ones. there are several syrians who are moderate sunnis who are -- >> how can you tell the difference between the moderates and the extremists? you're putting my husband and others in danger when you don't know what the enemy really looks like. >> obviously, you can never be
1,000% sure that this person doesn't have some connection. but you can be generally sure from their geography, where they live and what they've been doing. but my point is, we will never be able to control that area by ourselves. we have to have allies in order to do it. and one of the terrible things that we did with the iranian deal is we put a dagger in the heart of all of our allies throughout that region, and then we have the nerve to ask them to be the boots on the ground. >> everybody agree with that? >> yes. >> where are my undecided voters yet. >> we talk a lot about immigration. how are you going to solve the syrian refugee problem? >> what's your question? >> how would you defeat your democratic opponent? >> what's your question? >> my question is, on the issue of national security, will you get the terrorists off of twitter and what will you do
about the apple problem? >> last one. >> my question is about the federal reserve. it's all nice to talk about the military and how we rebuild it and i'm in favor of that. but we are $19 trillion in debt and they're going to print more money because they're not getting the results they want and the world economic situation is a mess. how can you enable us to make our military strong again. >> you only get to answer one of those. >> okay. they're all such juicy questions. the federal reserve is a terrible problem, no question about that. but we have put the federal reserve in a very difficult position because our government continues to drive the debt up. and of course, it leaves them in a position of having to suppress the interest rates, which destroys the american dream. because people can't put money in their savings account and see it grow and then retire with a nice nest egg. we have to stop manipulating money. we talk about the chinese.
i think we're going to have to attach our money to something. you know, we detached from the gold standard in 1971, and it's just free for all. this makes absolutely no sense. it's one of the reasons that we're moving toward the economic cliff. and a lot of people say, it's just numbers, and they don't mean anything. i'm sure that's what the 1th century spaniards said and the 18th century french and the 19th century english. they all say the same thing before their collapse. why can't we learn from these things that happen. >> we are now just days away from the single biggest night from super tuesday. 595 delegates up for grabs, about half of what's needed to win this nomination. trace gallagher takes a closer look at what's at stake and how the day could make or break some campaigns. plus, senator ted cruz goes face to face with our support group and talks about the supreme
court and president obama. and then our panelists weigh in on the state of the american dream in one of the more remarkable conversations we've seen. >> why does that make you so angry? >> what bothers me most in this country is that you can't speak the truth anymore or else you'll be called a racist or a bigot. >> stay tuned.
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this is a fox news alert. i'm patricia stark. there's been a string of shootings in heston, kansas, which culminated at excel industries, a lawn mower factory. up to seven people are dead, including the shooter. up to 20 others are said to be injured. no word on their condition. police say the suspect was an employee at excel industries, but it's not clear what prompted the shootings. much of the u.s. continuing to get hit with severe weather, snow canceling hundreds of flight in the midwest and power outages from the carolinas to new england. tornadoes reported as far south
as louisiana and as far north as pennsylvania. storms are blamed for at least half a dozen deaths. i'm patricia stark. now back to "the kelly file." it may be the most important day yet for the five remaining gop candidates. the super tuesday contests are now just days away. they carry nearly half the delegates necessary for a republican candidate to win. and with the democrats in nearly the same situation, mark your calendars, because next tuesday is going to be a very big deal. trace gallagher is live with that. trace? >> reporter: for democrats, the equation is simple. super delegates plus super tuesday could equal an insurmountable lead for hillary clinton. not only does she have a slew of super delegates, meaning party
bosses and elected officials who have committed to her, she's polling well ahead of bernie sanders in seven of the 11 super tuesday states. so unless sanders can conjure a comeback for the ages, clinton will rack up enough delegates to be well on her way. the republican scenario is a little muddier. but what is clear is donald trump has the lead and the momentum and ted cruz and marco rubio are each scrambling to convince southern voters that they are the best trump alternative. for the third time in four contests, according to entrance polls, marco rubio won among voters who decided within the last week. rubio says that shows he wasn't their first choice, but he's now their best choice. ted cruz says that his win in iowa is proof positive that he can beat donald trump, although in iowa, cruz won 34% of evangelicals and polls show that trump is making inroads among religious voters in the south. the last gop presidential
nominee, mitt romney, summed it up for neil cavuto. listen. >> i think it's very difficult for any one of the non-donald trump contenders to be able to be a real threat unless perhaps the feel narrows. >> right now the field is five. the magic number is 1,237. those are the delegates needed to secure the gop nomination. trump has 82. and polls show that he is positioned to pick up a lot more come tuesday. and if ted cruz doesn't win his home state of texas in resounding fashion, it could be a short spring for more than just puxatony phil. senator ted cruz is hoping super tuesday will help him turn his campaign around. he told voters that he realizes it is the most important day of the entire presidential election for him. here's what happened when senator cruz went in and met with our focus group. watch.
>> ladies and gentlemen, senator ted cruz. [ applause ] >> a word or phrase to describe ted cruz. >> constitutionalist. >> conservative. >> conservative. >> constitutionalist. >> savvy. >> impressive. >> logical. >> smug. >> not all good. senator, what have you not -- this is going to be a discussion. what have you not had the chance to tell them that would help them make up their minds. how many are still undecided today? this is your chance to reach out to a third of the group. what would you tell them that might convince them that you're the right candidate and everyone grab your dials and start reacting. >> listen, i think the stakes have never been higher than they are right now. i think one of the great things of the people of south carolina is y'all have been looking seriously at these candidates.
you know, this saturday when we had the last debate, earlier that day justice scalia passed away. i think it underscored just how high the stakes are in this election. and what i believe the men and women of south carolina are looking for is they're asking who can i trust? you know, the supreme court right now is hanging in the balance, and our basic constitutional rights, our second amendment, free speech, our religious liberty, every one of them, we're one liberal justice from that being taken away from us. the democrats, when they have the white house, they always put left wing activists on the courts. but the problem is, republicans, more than half the time, we mess it up. >> do you guys agree with that? >> yes! >> why should they trust you? >> because i've spent my whole life fighting to defend the constitution and fighting to defend the bill of rights. >> what question would you ask senator cruz? >> if things don't work out for the presidential election, i
think he would be a fabulous supreme court justice. do you guys agree? [ applause ] >> would you accept that? >> thank you. i appreciate that. what i'll tell you, having principled supreme court justices is immensely important. but i think our country is in crisis right now. you know, i would like to be in a position to appoint two, three, four, five principled supreme court justices, but we also need a president who will fight to repeal obamacare. we need a president who will fight to pass a flat tax. >> but the supreme court has been holding that up. >> you are preaching to the choir so much. i've spent almost my entire life practicing in front of the court. but on foreign policy, we need a president that stands with israel. we need a president that defeats radical islamic terrorism. >> my husband is a retired united states army. what are you going to do to help our armed forces, particularly the veterans?
>> the weakening of the military under obama has been absolutely unconscionable. earlier this week in south carolina, i rolled out a comprehensive plan to rebuild the military. to start with obama's proposed reducing our army to 450,000 soldiers. that's too weak to get the job done. we're going to rebuild to 525,000 instead. [ applause ] >> the supreme court decision that was made this past summer, how do you see that continuing to affect our religious liberties in the negative way it seems to be doing. >> the gay marriage decision, it was utterly lawless, illegitimate, contrary to the constitution. as far as i'm concerned, it will not stand. >> senator cruz, you will change my mind and have my vote if you answer this question. i have a lot of friends in the medical field and we all agree that obamacare is a cancer and a cancer that needs to be cut out but needs to be cut out the right way. if you cut it out the wrong way, lit kill the country and kill
our health care system. how, step by step, do you plan on removing obamacare? >> great question. i think we got to start by repealing every word of it, but we're not done. everyone agrees we need health care reform. i think health care reform ought to empower patients and fan competition and keep government between getting between us and our doctors. people need to purchase health insurance across state lines, make health insurance portable so it goes with you from job to job. >> did he win your vote? >> he won my vote. >> one last question in the back. you're up. >> a lot of people i know are scared of you. i had a friend next to me -- i thought it was rather ridiculous, but she said she thought you wanted to be a theocracy. how are you going to convince moderates and independents that you're not going to turn the
country into a theocracy or anything so right wing that they get crazy about it? >> well, listen, one of the things the media does is they try to paint anyone who is a bible believing christian as a nut. >> amen. >> do you guys agree with that? >> yes! >> listen, i am a born again christian, it's who i am, integral to who i am. i'm not going to be ashamed of jesus. [ applause ] >> at the same time, i'm not running to be pastor in chief. my dad is a pastor, but it's not the job of a presidential candidate or a president to be the pastor, it is the job of the president to be the leader of everyone. the answer you can give your friend more than anything is i am a constitutionalist. the bill of rights protects everyone. religious liberty, christians, jews, muslims, it protects hindus and atheists. this is a nation where we have a right to follow our conscience, our religious faith to seek out
god. >> do you guys agree with that? >> yes. >> ladies and gentlemen, senator ted cruz. [ applause ] >> it's one of the defining issues of this election, the worry we're seeing, the death of the american dream in this country. plus, our panelists weigh in on the battles between donald trump and senator cruz and their reactions may surprise you, right after this break. >> he whines as much as jeb bush does when it turns against him. >> and they're his words. >> they're his words 30 years ago. >> let him prove now -- >> he's not a politician. >> oh, excuse me, he's a real politician. >> reagan was a politician. [ overlapping speakers ]
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developing tonight, the rhetoric on the campaign trail and on the airwaves appears to be getting rougher. we asked our republican focus group about some of the harshest attack ads. here's frank luntz again with our group. >> after months of positive campaigning, this election cycle has turned very dark and very negative. some of the most negative ads we've ever seen in american politics have been run over the last two weeks. one of the toughest is when senator ted cruz ran against donald trump. let's take
a look at how well that ad dialed. >> i'm ted cruz, and i approve this message. >> life, marriage, religious liberty. the second amendment. we're just one supreme court justice away from losing them all. >> would president ban partial
birth abortion? >> no. i am pro choice in every respect. >> we cannot trust donald trump with these serious decisions. >> so a lot
of you thought that ad was credible. now, i know there are more trump people in here than anyone else. why was that ad credible to you? feel free to challenge you. >> it was him. >> it's his own words. >> i believe in setting the tone, and i believe if you want a fair race, senator cruz needs to set the tone and not play dirty politics. >> that was truth. >> right here. >> he even said in the last debate, trump stated he is for using taxpayer dollars to fund planned parenthood. trump is a liberal. trump said they do some good things. i don't believe they do anything
good. >> where are my trump people? why are you not standing up for him? >> he is -- yes, he has flip-flopped on a few things. but so did reagan. reagan started out as a democrat and, you know, then converted over to being a conservative. [ overlapping speakers ] >> trump said, well, planned parenthood does do a lot of good things for women's health, and he is in favor of that part of it. not the abortion part of it. >> there's other organizations that provide those things for women that do not support abortion. >> but let's be fair. by the way, where are my trump people here? there are more people voting for donald trump than any other candidate in this room. for the record, you all are silent. why aren't you standing up for him if >> i'm giving him the benefit of the doubt, because sure he might have thought that years ago, but i'm hoping he said he has changed his mind and i hope it's
true. because if he is president and he goes back to those views, he's going to have a lot of trouble on his hand from the american people. >> people can change. she said reagan was a democrat. he changed. people can change. >> reagan had an eight-year record as governor. >> one at a time. >> reagan had an eight-year record of his change to prove his change. trump has no record, only rhetoric. >> he's not a politician. >> who does that? >> it was 1999 when he gave money to pelosi and nancy reid. >> shannon, you're stepping all over a 19-year-old. i know you're in the military and can break his neck with one hand. do you still support trump? >> yes. i mean, people can change. i still support him. i don't think abortion is right, but he said he changed. he is pro life now. he said that he does agree -- he
does like -- or doesn't agree with abortion. >> should trump be suing ted cruz? >> no! >> he can beat up on everybody else and he can take it. he whines as much as jeb bush when it's turned against him and it's his words. let him come out and prove now that -- >> he's not a politician. he's not a politician! >> excuse me, he's a real politician. >> reagan was a politician. >> whatever, bobby brady, he's not. >> john, go ahead. >> okay. reagan was a politician. so we can track his record of him changing, right? but trump is not a politician. >> trump is on television more than any 20 people in this world. he has plenty of opportunity to clarify himself. >> donald trump is no ronald
reagan. >> donald trump is on tv, but he's done an awful lot of good for charity with his show that he had. >> he did an awful lot of good for hillary clinton's campaign, too. he did a lot of good when he went to their wedding. he loves chelsea clinton. >> hold on. megyn, i want the record to show that i lost complete control of this group, and i don't think that i can get it back except to say that we're out of time. but clearly this battle, this disagreement and the negative ads, they have only just begun. back to you. >> it is one of the most important topics to voters this election season. the american dream, and what the future of this country is going to look like. our focus group weighs in on that hot topic when we come back. >> i want my government back that is supposed to be a citizen legislature, not a political class that's taken over and is
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watch this. >> ask the american people, more than half of them will tell you they're mad as hell and not going to take it anymore. let's find out what south carolinian voters think. how many of you are mad as hell? everybody. what are you so angry at? >> right now, we are looking at a situation where we are paying as much for refugees and immigrants in this country as we are paying for our v.a. veterans care right now. $168 billion a year. >> are you that mad? >> i'm mad. >> over what? >> our health care is going straight down the toilet. we can't -- we can't convince any doctors to treat patients. our military is not being supported, and our borders are open. >> this anger that people feel, it's not productive, is it? >> i was in health care, i got laid off because of obamacare, and it's not fair. people losing jobs. people losing money. and people aren't -- i mean, i got to buy health care now and it's 350 bucks a month. >> some people have been protected by it.
some people now have health care that's available. why does that make you so angry? >> what bothers me the most you can't speak the truth anymore or else you'll be called a racist or bigot. >> i agree. >> thank you. >> political correctness, does it bother you? >> it bothers me very much. >> because? >> i have a right to my opinion without being labeled something. i mean, it's ridiculous. >> it's become reverse discrimination. >> it has. >> you're calling it discrimination. >> reverse discrimination. >> how? explain that. >> well, because anyone who says anything has to watch everything they say and you can't label a spade a spade. it's -- everyone is afraid to talk. >> you know, what it really boils down for me is the cultural change. i could have never imagined in eight years of my country i could have seen such a huge cultural change. >> what do you mean by that?
>> just, it's an overwhelming umbrella of everything. it goes to how we treat our veterans, it goes to how we treat our older people. it's a cultural change. how we're educating our children. or not educating our children. how we treat one another. >> we have a majority republican in congress and can't get anything done. they're all with the democrats. >> who's mad at congress? >> i am. >> you're republicans. you're republicans. it's a republican leadership. >> they lie. all of them lie. >> republicans in congress? >> they have lied to us. they can't get anything done. they're lying because they don't -- they say they'll defeat obamacare. they've done nothing. they say they'll protect social security. >> what do you want from them? >> i want them to stop lying, tell the truth. balance the budget. i mean -- >> i want to understand what's going on with republicans in congress because they've got the house, they've got the senate. what's the problem? >> i want my government back. i want my government back that's supposed to be the citizen
legislature, not supposed to be a political class that has taken over and is us versus them. >> what do you want congress to do? they have a democratic president. >> stop being weak, timid, and fick fick fickle. they need to grow a backbone. the constitution. >> you would impeach barack obama? how many of you by show of hands would impeach barack obama? come on. >> are you for real? >> he's breaking so many laws. >> one at a time. >> he's broken so many laws that it's ridiculous he's still in office. >> you would impeach barack obama? >> executive overreach. >> that's impeachable? >> not impeachable but it -- >> nobody should be above the law including the president of the united states. >> i want a show of hands, how many of you believe in term limits for members of congress? >> absolutely. >> how many of you, if you could, would t every member
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this is "the kelly file." welcome to this special edition of "hannity," the road to the white house. now tonight for the hour, we'll show you the biggest interviews with the 2016 presidential candidates as they make their final pitch to you, the american people. now since announcing his candidacy, donald trump has taken the political world by storm and used his very unique style to propel himself to the top of the polls. now, we recently sat down with mr. trump at a special event in las vegas. take a look. >> you call yourself a common sense conservative. >> right. >> how did you evolve -- everyone knows that you did have liberal positions in the past. >> right. >> how did you become a conservative? what chan