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we had through the afternoon, so much to unravel here and so much to think about what really happened last night and the implications for the tensions that are around this country right now bill: three people in custody and we still haven't learned much about them so a lot of answers still to be heard. happening now begins right now, bye-bye. jon: we are learning what appears to be the motive of one suspect in last nights massacre of those police officers during an otherwise peaceful protest in dallas, at least that's the way it began. good morning on this friday, i'm jon scott. melissa: i'm heather childers in for generally. the sniper attack has left five officers dad, at least seven other wounded. three suspects in custody, another killed by police explosive after an early morning standoff but not before he told officers this. >> the suspect said he was upset about black lives
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matter. he said it was upset about the recent police shootings. the suspect said he was upset at white people. the suspect stated he wanted to kill white people, especially white officers . the suspect stated he will eventually, he said we will eventually find the ied's. the suspect said he was not affiliated with any groups and he stated that he did this alone. the suspect said other things that apart of this investigation so that we can make sure that everyone associated with this tragic event is brought to justice. heather: police warning there
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may still be other suspects out there. officials estimating that up to 60 rounds may have been fired into the path of police. we saw witnesses at the scene describing the attack as nothing less than an ambush on officers . >>. [shouting] go, go, go. get down. [gunshots] >> it was a normal day then all of a sudden at least 50, cars just flying down. i've never seen anything like that before. >> i saw cop cars go, they were hurting anybody or anything and that's when i heard the gunshots and i saw everybody gathered.
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>> you see video footage after video footage of them running toward gunfire with no chance to protect themselves and to put themselves in harms way to make sure citizens can get to a place of security. so please join me in applauding these brave men and women who do this job under great scrutiny, under great vulnerability, who literally risked their lives to protect our democracy. jon: that attack is already the deadliest day for us law enforcement since the attacks of 9/11 2001. let's bring in michael balboni, a retired new york
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homeland security official. most of us don't go to work every day knowing that just because of the jobwe do or the uniform we put on , we could end up dead and police officers across this country right now, that's what they are facing. >> john, this just wasn't an attack on this particular protest, these particular officers, this is an attack on everybody because what everybody has to step back and think about is the job that law enforcement does every single day of protecting all of us and you know, they are trained and they are bedded and they go through the academy and they spend all their lives simply to do this job with a gun and badge every day. jon: obviously what seems to have triggered so much of what happened in dallas is these two unfortunate shootings in minneapolis as well as in baton rouge. you say the police are trained and they try to weed out, we don't know exactly
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how those cases will be adjudicated but they try to prepare officers to handle situations like those and for somebody to just willfully start shooting at cops because they are cops just is unbelievable. >> the image everyone should put in their heads right now is the image of the chief of police who is a black american who is a law enforcement official who sits there and applauds the bravery of the individuals who came and were rescuing citizens, that's what they do. there's no comparison, there's no justification or ever using violence to try to do some type of social comment if that's what it was. jon: if you look at some of the video and we may get to it here during this segment but a couple of those officers appear to be cycling officers, i mean they've got a bright neon shoulders, neon green shoulders and they where the sort of perforated air helmets, those are people with targets on their backs,
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basically for a sniper. tell us what that's like for a law enforcement officer. you know you've got somebody with a long gun up high, probably a scope and they got the advantage of the high position. >> we see the world through television, through blogs, through the video and what we see in real life where citizens are running one way and police officers without protection are running the other way, they're running toward thedanger , they're running to try to bring their weapons to bear to stop the threats, that's what people should probably put in their minds when theythink about all these protests . we are a nation of laws and police officers have in fact committed an unlawful act they will be investigated and tried and punished but this, to have any type of connection between this and that protest is completely inappropriate and frankly insane. jon: the police chief is a native of dallas, he said and his department has worked very hard to try to stem violence like this.
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they try not to overreact, they try to blend in with the citizens they serve and this is the kind of reaction. >> community policing, that's what so many departments around the nation have been training for, working with and it's really made a big difference. also the makeup of the police force, a lot more diverse in many aspects of the nation, they don't really have this racial divide in the police force itself but moreover, it's these type of random ask of violence that, at a time of opportunity. this is not a normal situation. this guy from the eyewitness situations, he's a sniper. he sitting in a position, he's well armed, looks like he's training because he's being very cultural and very called in terms of his attack. we need to find out who this guy really was and what training he may have had. jon: he may have acted alone. >> that's always a concern in these situations, is there
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another threat out there? is there another sellout there and you know they're going to be going through every piece of this individual's life to find out what connections, who they've been talking toand where they got all the munitions they had . >> the police chief in dallas said most days are officers don't feel appreciated and this is a good day to go find a police officer in your community and say thanks. >> exactly one michael balboni, thanks to you. heather: we have breaking news regarding the suspect, a slave suspect as texas law enforcement now releasing according to the associated press that he has been identified as unique a johnson, 25 years old. once again, that being the name of the slaying suspect according to sexist law enforcement. the got johnson, 25 years old. president obama telling in the meantime that justice will be done following the massacre of police on the streets of dallas. the president speaking from poland praising officers for their bravery say there is no possible justification for violence against police. >> we still don't know all
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the facts. what we do know is there has been a vicious calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement. police in dallas were on duty doing their jobs, keeping people safe during peaceful protest. these law-enforcement officers were targeted and nearly a dozen officers were shot. five were killed. other officers and at least one civilian were wounded. some are in serious condition and we are praying for their recovery. as i told mayor rawlings, i believe i speak for every single american when i say that we are horrified over these events and that we stand united with the people and the police department in dallas.
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heather: the white house correspondent kevin court reporting live from warsaw and he has more. kevin? reporter: even before getting down to business at the nato summit, the president did take time out to discuss the devastating tragedy that took place in dallas. >> today our focus is on the victims and their families. they are heartbroken. the entire city of dallasis grieving . lease across america, a tightknit family, feels this loss to their core and we are with them. reporter: the president breaking from the summit for remarks on the shootings back in dallas they now is the time to pray for the families of the fallen but later in what has become anall too familiar refrain, he added this . >> we also know that when people are armed with powerful weapons, unfortunately it makesattacks like these more deadly and
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more tragic . and in the days ahead we're going to have to consider those realities as well. reporter: the president once again using the occasion to talk about gun violence. the white house will simply tell you listen, giving his perspective having to deal with this so often, so many of these tragedies, he should use his platform to talk about it. but there are critics out there who would certainly argue the opposite is true that by talking about this in the immediate aftermath of so many of these tragedies it can politicize an issue and that takes away from the healing process and that's something the president is well aware of. i should also point out quickly we expect to hear more from the president as he continues to give these briefings and we are looking forward to hearing from the attorney general a little later in this hour, back to you. heather: kevin court live from poland, thank you . jon: you heard the dallas police chief say one suspect in this massacre was angry over black lives matter and
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heather: dallas and the nation reeling from the deadliest single attack on us law enforcement since 9/11. what is being called a coordinated attack during a peaceful rally last night over recent police shootings of black men. five officers killed, seven more wounded, some of them critically after multiple snipers allegedly unleashed a legal barrage of bullets from positions in at leastone
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parking garage. three suspects in custody, one killed . that suspect reportedly telling police was angry over those recent shootings, angry and upset because of the black lives matter movement and wanted to kill whites, especially white officers. joining us now retired colonel derek hardy, a senior event attorney executive. thank you for joining us. >> good to be here heather. heather: girl party, the suspect tonight in this incident has been identified as micah johnson and you heard his list of some of the reasons he allegedly gave police officers before he died. what about that in terms of his motivation? >> well heather, this situation frightens me because i'm surprised it's taken this long for this type of violent outburst against police, particularly given the incitement from the black lives matter and others that have been routinely calling for the death of police officers for attacks on
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police and inciting people to violence and they set the conditions in which people like this person become motivated and we will have to look at the overall person here to understand them better but the conditions were set black lives matter is not blameless in this situation. heather: bed at the same time we had those two fatal police shootings within the last week and they're not blameless when it comes to incidents like that. >> the police have issues with how they've been dealing with some of these things but keep in mind it's clearly a very small fraction of this and the justice department is investigating those two incidents that took place this week but unfortunately the challenge here is for black communities in particular, poverty-stricken areas, areas that have not really benefited from everything in our society, they really need security and you need active police
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presence in these communities in order to have development, dramas, education and we need a bridge between these communities. we don't need calling for incitement and for death to police officers.heather: and the role of police officers, part of their role is to bridge that divide within the community. i spoke with someone earlier this morning and he called this incident which you obviously said are few and far between when you look at the total of law enforcement across the country that we call them bad shoots and bad shoots happen but they can't take precedence, we can't allow those to be the conversation we are talking about. when it goes to investigating this incident, you mentioned something interesting that we need to do counterterrorism like analysis. >> we need to take a look at all the forensic law enforcement but look at these people and their associations, see if there's a network there and peel the onion back and see where money might be coming from, where influence might be coming from to motivate these
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people to take these actions. to me, it's similar to how isis through the web has motivated shooters in the united states to take up arms . these loan walls. that doesn't happen in a vacuum. isis takes advantage of conditions that are either being generated in a mosque or a family situation or in the persons personality and we have to look at this in the same way. heather: we do want to repeat though that according to law enforcement, this particular suspect was killed in this incident did say prior to that that he was not part of a larger group. although there are three suspects currently being held . so when it comes down to how we move forward from this, what do we need to do? >> first and foremost i think we need to take a look at how we can bring these communities together and particularly as i mentioned earlier in these communities that have real challenges, we need a more active police presence.
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today i think we have not been engaged in these communities in a wholehearted way. we've been policing on the margins and i look at these communities whether it's east st. louis, south side of chicago, parts of baltimore, these are ungoverned spaces and they are not benefiting from governance, economic investment or the institutions whether at the city or state level and we need the police in their first to build this bridge. >> i do want to say on the black lives matter has just about a week and they say they advocate for dignity, justice and freedom, not murder so i wanted to get that in there. thank you so much for joining us, a horrible day in dallas, horrible day for law enforcement across america, thank you. jon: you might be waking up especially on the west coast to find america in morning today after a deadly attack on police turns downtown dallas into a war zone as
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much as a crime scene. we will get reaction from a retired commander from the new york police department, why he says and us against them mentality helped fuel this massacre. >>
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heather: a fox news alert on the massacre in dallas. five police officers shot and killed, seven others wounded. snipers firing on an otherwise peaceful protest about this week's police shootings of black men in louisiana and minnesota. two civilians also injured, three suspects in custody, a fourth, micah johnson killed aftera standoff with officers . as the city's police chief revealing that before that suspect died, he told them he was angry over recent police
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shootings of black men and said he wanted to kill white people. especially white officers. let's bring in joe carnality, he's a former lieutenant and commander with the nypd, thank you for joining us. >> good morning. heather:i want to begin with something that john's guest just said a short time ago . he said this is not just an attack on law enforcement, this is an attack on all of us. you were part of the nypd for 21 years, what do you make of the atmosphere that law enforcement is dealing with right now. >>first of all, let me send my condolences to my brother and sister officers over in dallas . and there is an us against them mentality that's been created for quite some time now. there is no support for law enforcement as an overall nation right now. everything is the black lives matter and we've said it time and again that police lives
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matter. it's ridiculous that the first line of defense is our police department and there under attack. how safe can people feel when the police department is under attack like this. heather: and this particular incident, this was a peaceful protest up to this point. officers there protecting these protesters who were protesting against officers. we spoke with a witness early this morning and he said he was among them and he was walking towards thll of a sudde crowd parted and people started running toward him and then they hid behind cars and whatever they could hide behind but he said what was remarkable were all the officers that ran directly into the line of fire to protect them and that is something they do because it's their job, right? >> it's their job, it's their duty and they do it all heartily. they do it every day they are out on patrol and that's the thing, police officers run into fire where people run away. these processors should be very thankful that these cops ran and took the attention
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off them as well but this is a very well-planned in advance, they use the black lives matter march to do it and i'm going to tell you something, i see everybody questioning the police shootings and blaming the police shootings. there are so many police shootings through this nation that don't get the attention and on the other side of it, there are police officers that are killed all the time that there is no attention given to it yet there's a federal probe into every police shooting when a police officer killed somebody. i don't see the federal probes when the police officers are killed, is this a hate crime? isn't this what we have been saying for some time, a war on cops?i think it's time for this nation and the administration in washington to get proactive and not reactive to what happens because this is all fine and dandy right now but down the road, we lost two officers that were executed in new york and that one by the way
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not for the cops that lived there every day, the people that really care, they live this every day but once the cops are buried and the families are grieving, nobody else really does anything about it. it's always a reaction to what happens today. heather: how does it impact the investigation or response to it when we have leaders coming out as they did this past week so quickly when investigations are not even complete? >> that's the problem. you have even the president himself making remarks on it. i think they should let the facts come in because how many times have we seen in ferguson and other places and baltimore that the facts are laid out, the facts are about the way certain people want the facts spelled out and down the road we find out it was nothing nearly close to what they are claiming in the beginning. it's just ridiculous. nobody wants to address the white elephant in the room which is black on black crimes, there are more incidents with that and you should be addressing these things at the community.
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the whole community, the police department cannot exist without community support all right? and when you take away that element of trust, that everybody feels they can't trust the police department, that's not everybody. that's not everybody. the video cameras come out, they are filming every little police incident that goes on in hopes of being a big star that's going to present this to one of the news networks what you want to know something? heather: it's the ferguson affect. >> exactly but let me ask you this, how many videos have you seen the people outside their own windows filming a drug dealer making the drug deal or a done deal or anything like that? they don't want to get involved because it's too easy to go after your first line of defense which is the police department and this administration and all the politicians thatare involved in today's politics are to blame for something like that . heather: the men and women in blue, law enforcement all across the country definitely need our support today, thank you so much for joining us. i appreciate your insight. >> thank you.
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jon: three suspects apparently remain in custody after last night's brutal attacks in dallas. a fourth killed by a police explosive . as we've been telling you before, his death, that suspect told officers negotiating with him he was angry at recent police shootings of black men. i had, the role of media coverage of police tunings and the black lives matter movement in all of this area will also highlight the dallas and why police say this investigation is just beginning. >> we are not satisfied that we've exhausted every lead. we're not going to be satisfied until every lead is exhausted. >>
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go long. jon: fox news alert, we are learning that a florida congresswoman, karene brown, democrat of florida is being indicted on charges of multiple fraud, theft of government funds and conspiracy. this revolves around an investigation into a charity called on door for education, federal prosecutors say that charity was supposed to give scholarships to poor students but instead it filled the coffers of brown and her associates. so congresswoman karenebrown, democrat of florida has been indicted . we understand that she had deposited something like
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$800,000 into the foundation account over four years. we will keep an eye on this story and let you know where it goes from here. also, this fox news alert, we are awaiting the attorney general of the united states as the camera focuses in there, general loretta lynch is scheduled to hold a news conference at the department of justice, that is scheduled to begin any minute now. we expect she will be speaking about the horrific events last night in dallas area and those attacks on police. when the attorney general arrives there at the podium, we take you back their life. let's talk a little bit about the coverage of the murders in dallas and the coverage of police violence and anti-police violence in the mainstream media. have the media been fanning theflames here? joining us now , mitch miller, pulitzer
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prize-winning investigative reporter and fox news contributor and lynn sweet, washington bureau chief or the chicago sun-times area judy, the events in dallas seem to have been sparked by those two police involved shootings of black men, one in minnesota, one in baton rouge. did those two events because there was so much video footage of them, did they get too much coverage in some way? >> no, i don't think they did. i think you can't ask the media not to cover the news but i think john what you have to be aware of, what we all have to be aware of is these postings we've been seeing on twitter and facebook, the outrage, the threats to police. the actual calls in somecases for the killing of police , these are completely inappropriate. they maybe some of them may be legally covered and as a first amendment advocate i'm all in favor of free speech
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but incitement to violence is not free speech and i'm much more focused on the social media coverage of these terrible events and how awful some of that has been and the twitter and facebook will not take them down then i am on the mainstream media's coverage of the actual horrendous events themselves. >> lynn, there are people on twitter , you can see the tweets right now, people who are tweeting out that they want to kill 20 cops because of what happened in minneapolis or baton rouge . why doesn't twitter take down some of those messages? >> i don't know. i'm not a spokesman for the company but why don't we separate what happened in dallas, we need to know a lot more about the killer. we don't know a lot about his motives, his mental state, his past so that is a lot of information that we don't know before we come to any
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conclusion and where i agree with judy is that social media is the bulletin board of our era. people can speak their minds and it still is in a sense while people have grown up with it, it is a bit in its infancy in terms of how it could be used, not for the better but for the worse. but i don't know if we are at a stage yet where you could link terrible things on social media with a specific event as we saw in dallas because we just don't know enough about the killer and what motivated him. jon: here's an example from twitter, the guy writes i want to kill 100 cops every time i hear stop resisting and then rest in peace, hashtag alton sterling. when an individual incident regardless of who is at fault judy, can generate this kind of hatred and this kind of response asapparently it has in dallas , don't these
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social media sites have some responsibility to tone down the rhetoric? >> i think there is a thin line between censoring what people say and censoring their outrage and inciting to violence area and where twitter i think is reprehensible is that it provides a platform for this but at some point it has to exercise some discretion and when you have a picture for example as the use of a black hooded man, a man put it in black slitting the throat of a police officer, that should be taken down and with her or not the government should tell them to take it down, ordinary people should tell them to take it down. twitter is a public company and will respond to shaming and criticism. jon: is that appropriate living in your view? >> i think the use of
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consumer boycotts as long as it is an effective tool that is listen to my companies and twitter is a for-profit company. but again, let's separate horrible things happening on twitter and social media with what happened yesterday where we still don't know enough to come to conclusions. i think it's a very meaty topics to talk about whether sites like twitter and facebook need to do more self policing when they have things, dangerous things posted on their sites. jon: is said judy that every good reportedly the great editor and one of the problems with social media is that there are no editors, these people can sort of make up their own facts and put them out there for the world to see and incite others to completely bogus stories. >> exactly and the creation of false narratives, the incitement to violence, the spreading of hatred and intolerance, all of these things are products of these
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social media platforms along with all the good they've done, enabling people all over the world to communicate and share ideas so lynn is right. one, we need to know more about what happened in dallas and why it happened but to, we need long and hard about the obligation and responsibility of social media platforms like twitter, like facebook to act responsibly, especially in moments of crisis and in moments of deep despair and horror. as we've seen in dallas. jon: lynn, the baton rouge and minneapolis events also got wall-to-wall coverage in traditional media because anytime a police officer involved shooting takes place, it leaves newscasts and makes headlines all over thecountry . is it overdone? >> first of all, in the local markets is not.
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these are very important local stories so let's separate national media from local media. i worry when you have a situation like that, i don't know what the dallas local all outlets are doing but you cannot fault them if they're doing everything within their power and every platform to give news about this for a thick event and their account. whether or not fox news or cnn or msnbc during the cable days needs to devote live coverage of press conferences on it, that i think is another thing you can discuss when you weigh it with other events in the nation and world. jon: it seems like it would be a good time for everybody in the nation to just calm down area these awful events, the worst mass police officer loss of life since 9/11. >> terrible. just terrible. jon: lynn sweet, judy miller, thank you both. >> thank you john. >> thanks. heather: the nation joins together with dallas to mourn the pollen. there are five officers
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murdered in last night. our next guest tells us why he is calling on the department of justice to launch an investigation into anti-police movements in the united states area. >>
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than anyone else in the country. the united states postal service. priority: you heather: we are just getting a statement from president george w. bush regarding the mass murder that has happened in dallas, here's what he has to say. laura and i are heartbroken by the heinous acts of violence in our city last night. murdering the innocent is always evil, never more so than when the lives taken belong to those who protect our families and community. lauren and i have seen firsthand the dedication, professionalism and courage of the dallas police department. their commitment to safety and justice makes us proud to call dallas home. our hearts go out to the families of the fallen, we pray for the wounded officers to recover fully and quickly,
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we commend mayor rawlings, chief brown and all our city's leaders and public service continue to organize an effective response to this tragedy and we join our fellow citizens in saluting fine water for officers in dallas and across the country with their own lives on the line to keep all lives safe. those words coming from president george w bush regarding the death of five police officers in dallas, seven others injured area john? jon: the cold-blooded killings of those five officers in dallasbeing described as an ambush.the police chief of the dallas force says up to four snipers took up positions inat least one parking garage . unleashing a hail of bullets . this morning that she told us the four police explosive kill one of the snipers, that suspect told officers he was upset at the recent police
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shootings of black men and that he wanted to kill white people, especially white cops . mark smith is a senior fellow in law and public policy at kings college in new york city, a professor of law firearms, author of four books on policing, firearms and law enforcement.mark, it certainly feels like there is a war on police underway in this country right now. >> john, i don't think there's any doubt there has been a war on police going all the way back i think even to the trade on martin case and i think unfortunately this administration with barack obama is in some ways helping to create this culture that is really anti-police with this narrative that every police officer is racist, wants to bully people, wants to be a bad guy and doesn't want to do their job and i think what we saw last night tragically wasn't jewish and where certain people , insane or otherwise went out there and took this cultural concept to a logical protest meeting to a violent extension of this anti-police thing and it's there based on what the police chief in dallas says
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was the guys motive assuming the suspect meant what he said last night. he was motivated to kill police and white police and you know, in retaliation really for the racism he perceived existed among law enforcement in the united states. >> we've got cameras right now at the podium at the department of justice, we are awaiting the attorney general to come out and speak on what happened last night. she is the nation's chief law enforcement officer. what do you expect her to say and what should she say? >> well i think what she's probably going to say of course is something along the lines of this was a tragedy and were going to devote all our resources to help the police in dallas figure out what happened. what she should say is she should deploy the department of justice domestic terrorism unit to look into the entire background and history of these shooters. who are they talking to before the shooting? what websites were they going to? who were they interacting with? how do they find out apparently it seems as if we are figuring this out but how
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do they know exactly where the route was going to go, drill down and figure out how did this play out so that in the future the department of justice can prevent this because of the end of the day what we really want in the united states is to prevent people from being killed ahead of time and not trying to figure out why they died after the fact when the victims are gone. jon: the president called it senseless and appalling: use some great words but went on to say we basically need gun-control. >> strangely enough i think unfortunately last night showed why gun-control doesn't work.if the police cannot protect the police themselves in a situation like this, then obviously we saw in orlando the police are not there by and large to protect innocent civilians in orlando two weeks ago so if the police are not going to be there to protect ordinary americans, it seems to me it's up to the ordinary americans to protect themselves and the best way for an american to protect themselves is with a firearm which allows little people to defend themselves against the
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people who want to kill them. jon: mark smith, thanks heather. heather: the nations to presumptive presidential nominees weighing in after the tragedy in dallas . donald trump and hillary clinton are reacting to the attack that killed five police officers, and sent seven others to the hospital, stay with us. >> plan whenever you want. no enrollment window. no waiting to apply. that means now may be a great time to shop for an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. medicare doesn't cover everything. and like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, these help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. so don't wait. call now to request your free decision guide. it could help you find the aarp medicare supplement plan that works for you. these types of plans have no networks, so you get to choose any doctor who accepts medicare patients. rates are competitive, and they're the only plans of their kind endorsed by aarp.
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of the presumptive presidential nominees are postponing scheduled campaign events today in light of the horrific attacks in dallas. donald trump is canceling a planned trip to miami florida today, hillary clinton is putting off an event in scranton pennsylvania where she was supposed to a attend with vice president joe biden. senior political correspondent mike emmanuelle
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is live in scranton to tell us where clinton is expected to speak today. mike? reporter: hillary clinton is expected to speak later today inphiladelphia but her big campaign rally here in scranton pennsylvania , joe biden's original hometown has been postponed following the horrific attack in dallas. clinton tweeted earlier this morning, i mourn for the officer shot while doing their sacred duty to protect protesters for their families and all who serve with them and she cited with age. this is the week when clinton made her first campaign appearance with president obama in battleground state north carolina . democrats hope the president will fire up the base to support clinton in november. after vice president biden we are told he is selling in delaware, has been briefed by his advisers on the attack in dallas and will report at the white house weekly address. the hope for the clinton campaign would be that he would make the case for clinton in the rustbelt and why he believes she is the best choice to carry on the
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obama administration's policies. clinton and biden were also expected to do fundraising in pennsylvania but we are told that is postponed as well. she is on her way to philadelphia to address the amd convention later this afternoon and we are told she will address these tragic events. john? jon: we will have some of that when she speaks. mike, thank you. so prayers and condolences to all of the families who are so thoroughly devastated by the horrors we are all watching. heather: as the nation joins dallas in mourning the death of these fallen officers we will have continuing coverage on the sniper attacks as investigators pieced together what led to the deadliest day for us law enforcement since 9/11. keep it right here for the latest. , no accidents... that is until one of you clips a food truck ruining your perfect record. yeah. now you would think your insurance company
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jon: fox news alert. we're awaiting the nation's chief law enforcement officer, attorney general loretta lynch to hold a news conference at justice department in washington, d.c. it was scheduled 30 minuting a. as often happens they are running late. we'll take you live when she starts. "outnumbered" starts now. harris: fox news alert. police officers under deadly attack in dallas, texas. last night we saw the greatest loss of life of our law enforcement since 9/11. dallas is hurting today. we all are. peaceful protest against shootings was underway, at least one sniper ambushed men in uniform. we know they were targeting white police officers. [gunfire] >> holy [bleep]. [gunfire] >> holy [bleep] harris: this is "outnumbered."

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