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[national anthem] ♪ good morning to you, it is saturday, december 17th. i'm abby huntsman. first he brought back merry christmas and this morning he takes another shot at political correctness. >> do you remember some of you that are a little bit older. made in the u.s.a. remember that beautiful? >> we will take to you florida where the latest stop on the thank you tour just wrapped up. >> and i get you didn't see this one coming. while democrats across america blame russia for losing the election. president obama says it's actually kind of hillary clinton's fault. >> and what happens when you ask bickering democrats to make a life or death decision? this morning the dear named lefty who captured all of our hearts is dead.
killed by the political battle to save its life. "fox & friends" starts right now. ♪ ♪ ♪ have a holly jolly christmas. >> we're at bass pro shops with all these last minute gifts. christmas is next week. >> i kind of have forgotten i have to do all my shopping, still. >> that's the beauty of having bass pro shops. that's real snow this time. that's not fake snow. had to shovel the plaza three times i'm told. >> getting out of hand. >> i didn't help. >> just watched sipping coffee. >> that's not nice, pete. >> i have filled my shovel quota in my levee. i let others do it whenever possible. >> it looks so if he has been outside. my favorite time of year, when i can dust off the ugly
christmas sweater. i have a whole wardrobe full of them. this morning we want you to sent in ugly christmas sweater photo. we will try on some later in the show. >> bells. we were talking about edible christmas sweaters the other day. >> one year i had edible christmas sweater. eat marshmallows off of it and s'mores. >> if you can combine two things, food and a sweater into one. see if you can top that off. >> we're going to try this morning. let's talk some politics this morning. the president, every year right before he goes on a 17-day vacation to hawaii. a postmortem of the year looking back at this year in his administration. it was a rough year for democrats. a really rough year. but he walked an interesting line in his assessment of what happened this year. blaming both russia but also a little bit of hillary clinton for the problems. listen. >> based on uniform intelligence assessments, the russians were
responsible for hacking the dnc. i can assure the public that there was not the kind of tampering with the voting process that was a concern, the votes that were cast were counted. they were counted appropriately. our goal continues to be to send a clear message to russia or others not to do this to us because we can do stuff to you. the thing we have to spend the most time on because it's the thing we have the most control over is how do we make sure that we are showing up in places where i think democratic policies are needed, where people feel as if they are not being hurt. and where democrats are characterized as coastal, liberal latte sipping, you know, politically correct
out-of-touch folks. we have to be in those communities. >> interesting. >> it was so interesting to hear president obama talk about it in that tone. saying we have got to move away from liberal latte sipping tone of ours because we are not connecting with the people who need our help. in his words, the most. that's exactly the message i have heard when i'm out talking to many of the democrats who ended up voting for mr. trump is we're sick of talk and no action here. when it came to hillary clinton she was not inspiring enough. she didn't give us a reason to want to go out and vote for her. let's put the russians aside for main and talk about what actually impacted this election the most. >> what if you have become latte sipping coastal liberal politically correct out-of-touch folks which so many of them have been. you can say that's what we have become and we need to go there and present a different message. what's the message they need to present especially when you need to learn from the elections. so far they are still pointing at the russians alluded a little bit to hillary clinton and reaching the constituencies.
when you are attacking postmortem what they failed to do hard to move forward. >> listen to the tease, if you are going to do something to us we're going to do something you. if i poke me we're going to poke you back. that was interesting when he was talking about the russians like unpack that a little bit. what was he saying? the votes were fine. we actually tallied everything up. he was talking about fake news. that that is actually more nefarious, somehow than hacking into databases. >> getting nothing but straight news for years. playing it down the middle from the "new york times." >> exactly. >> he wouldn't have had anything to contribute to the problem. >> they totally predicted the election outcome. >> which is fabulous. he did point it out saying it is our partisanship, in the media that is to blame what russia is doing. here is what he said about that. >> our vulnerability to russia and any other foreign
power is directly related to how divided partisan, dysfunctional our political process is if fake news that's being released by some foreign government is almost identical to reports that are being issued through partisan news venues, then it's not surprising that that foreign propaganda will have a greater effect. it doesn't seem that farfetched compared to some of the other stuff that folks are hearing from domestic propagandists. >> so foreign governments planting fake news in an effort to undermine the election. >> he is saying russia. that's who he is alluding
to. all these news stories and aalt right conservative stories people believed in them. never once in 90 minutes did he look in the cam rand ache at a credit or responsibility for the fact america is a pretty divided country. maybe it is his policies. maybe when you ram obamacare down america's throats with only democratic vote. set red lines and don't enforce them. terrible policies and people like it they react to. >> it that's a great point. >> you hear the clicking of cameras and the crowds and down in florida trump and pence on thank you tour. i-4 corridor is where all eyes were. >> i have done that i remember when my dad was running four years ago. i lived in florida. it's an important area. he was in orlando last night and that was obviously such an important state for him to win. >> huge. it's not the merry christmas tour. >> no. it's the american tour. but, also, he is very --
part of the reason some people appreciated mr. trump at this point in history was the fact that he pointed directly to political correctness and how he is anything but. and he is continuing to point fingers at the media. and he also was talking about "time's" person of the year. let's call it the man person of the year or woman person of the year. here is what he said last night. >> "time" magazine and the "financial times" big deal, just gave me person of the year. person. [cheers] >> they should give it to you because this is a movement, folks. this isn't me. so in the past it was called map of the year. now it's called personal of the year. so, here's the question what could do you like better, ready? do you like person of the year? [crowd boos] >> do you like man of the
year? [cheers and applause] well, they want to be politically correct. >> that is absolutely gold. >> he will have it framed and put on his office wall and put in trump tower. >> i bet it already is. >> and it should be. >> when you hear him talk about that at these rallies hear why people in the campaign connected to him. he makes them feel like he is their friend. wants their opinion. tweets out all morning long makes them feel they are important it him. >> trying to get messages out through the mainstream media that hasn't worked well for him. he doesn't need the mainstream media at all. >> he also speaks the way we speak around the table. >> big league. >> that's kind of garbage. why can't it be man of the year. if a woman wins, she is the woman of the year. you know it's political correctness and it bleedz through everything. 'when obama stands up there and says i'm a coastal
liberal. you are a latte sipping politically correct guy. there are men and women and why can't we just say that? that's what he is tapping into. >> all this talk about lattes this morning i really would like one cncht woe get that going for us? can we sip some lattes this morning. >> pepper mint. >> pepper mint mocha lattes. >> is that a latte? so nice of you. made it in about 3 seconds. >> starting with this, this is breaking overnight. sad news. an officer is shot after a traffic stop turns deadly. the scene unfolding in a wal-mart parking lot in dallas, oregon. officials are saying three officers pulled over the suspect on suspicion of a dui. the suspect then turned his gun on an officer shooting him in the leg. he was rushed to the hospital where is he now recovering this morning. state police say the suspect was shot and died on the scene there. and the obamas landing in hawaii just a short time ago last vacation as the first family. president obama holding
maliyah's hand as they walked down the steps of air force one with sasha and mrs. obama close behind. they visit hawaii every year vacationing on the island where the president grew up. they will be there for the next 17 days. then there is this. a christmas wreath for heroes who paid the ultimate price thanks to generous viewers just like you. wreaths across america will place a christmas wreath on every head stone in arlington national cemetery. that is more than 400,000 graves. the group appearing on our show last night to ask for donations and our viewers responded. >> with a grateful heart, we are very excited to announce that we have received enough donations for every veterans grave at arlington national cemetery to receive a wreath this year. >> besides argueton 1.2 million wreaths will be put on veterans graves nationwide. greatest secret santa ever. just back from employment
dressing up as the jolly old elf to surprise his son at school. >> i want an x box game for christmas. >> do you want anything else for christmas. >> i also want my dad. >> you want your dad? >> yeah. >> why do you want your dad? where is your dad? >> in kuwait. >> why is he in kuwait? >> because [inaudible] >> i have a bit of christmas magic for you. >> okay. [ laughter ] >> hi. >> hi daddy. i love you. >> that is the sweetest video i have seen in a long time. >> what a christmas miracle that is his faces it all. >> oh my goodness, yeah. >> that's adorable. i love that. >> well con.
well coming up here on the show, electors getting death threats ahead of monday's vote for president-elect trump. even celebrities want him to vote their conscience. >> as you know our founding fathers built the electoral college to save the american people from the dangers of a demagogue. >> one elector refusing to back down. is he going to join us live next. >> those are coastal lat at thilattesipping politically t folks there. >> i just want to celebrate. >> yeah, yeah. >> another day of living ♪ i just want to celebrate another day of life ♪ ♪
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meets the test to be qualified to be president. i am making a moral choice. i am choosing to examine his qualifications. there are probably other people who may be doing the same thing and coming to a different conclusion. and that's fine. that's why we have an electoral college to cast these votes. >> well, that was texas elector christopher sepron on "tucker carlson tonight" show vowing to vote against president-elect trump on monday. this comes as electors face death threats and many on the left urging other electors to the follow suit and, quote, vote their conscience. but, our next guest, texas elector rex is standing up to the left and rallying behind the president-elect this monday. he joins us now to explain why he casts his vote as elector for mr. trump. sir, thank you for joining us this morning. you are elector from texas. you made a pledge to vote for mr. trump. for the winner of that state who was president-elect trump, why are you choosing to do that? >> okay. good morning, pete. >> good morning. >> good to see you this
morning. for one, i made a promise to the folks who selected me in my congressional district. i made a vow to support the republican nominee whoever that would be in may whenever i was chosen, i expected that to be donald trump. and so in may i made that decision. and i signed a pledge and made the promise and i'm a faithful elector. >> that means that christopher, who we just played from that other clint. he took the same pledge as well. is he choosing to ignore it what do you think of those who are ignoring that pledge? >> i feel like they are not doing their job as elector. we took a promise. we made a promise. we made a pledge. the state of texas voted. pretty overwhelmingly by over 10% for donald trump. and i believe per our pledge, per the constitution, we should support the -- what the state of texas chose us to
do. i'm planning to do what texas chose me to do. i consider my consider myself a faithful elector. >> that pesky constitution you abide by as well. you received 3,000 emails. 200 letter and not very nice ones mostly from the left telling you to vote your conscience. these are a few on the screen. few being nasty. may your tombstone and life be a fallacy if you evil in the gate. go ahead and vote for your clown. and mr. trump has not displayed any characteristics of a good leader much mora much less somee trustworthy enough to be the most powerful man in the world: did any of that have an effect on you? >> were actually, the very first one i received i kind of felt very threatened. how did anyone find my email? the number today is like 80,000. i have enough mail to fill up a room. getting videos sent to me
with all sorts of things. it's just made me more resolute. i understand some of their concerns. i have been on the losing side of elections myself. and it's not fun to lose. but the will of the american people has spoken. and i intend to do what the will of texas has done. were. >> rex, we only have 10 second. any doubt in your mind that donald trump will win the electoral vote? >> not in any doubt in my mind. we are going to support him all the way. and is he going to be our next president january 20th. >> rex no, doubt in america's mind that that is an outstanding shirt. i want one. i know you love your country. >> all right. >> you love your country and your state. >> i will send one to you. >> rex teter an elector from texas. >> how is donald trump's message resonating with the voters? the brand new dials are here next. and michelle obama an announcement to make. give up. hope in america is dead. that's right.
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joe biden among those expected to attend a memorial service at ohio state university today. public viewing of his flag draped coffin in repose was attended by thousands. the 9 a-year-old died last week. >> here's what i know. four weeks ago, just prior to, and always prior to, you people were vicious, violent, screaming. that's right. deplorables. whatever happened to the deplorables, right? they are not so deplorable. the other side is trying to figure out well in four years how do we get some of these deplorables to our side? >> that's president-elect donald trump continues his thank you tour across the country in orlando. heading to mobile tonight. how is his message resonating with americans? with us is lee carter. >> good to see you. >> great to have you here. get to the dials. buy american, hire american. here is what he says about that. >> and we're going to put
our people back to work in the process. it's time to help get americans off of welfare and back into the labor market. [cheers and applause] rebuilding this country with american hands and with american workers. my administration will follow two simple rules. buy american and hire american. right? [cheers and applause] we're going to do it. >> so you can see there, republicans and independents both off the charts love this message. a plus. democrats even gave this a c. and i'm really surprised. >> pretty much like an a. >> it is like an a. all throughout the cycles. democrats every time he opened his mouth could almost go to the floor. i'm really encouraged by that they are starting to listen to his message, come arranged and give him a chance. he should be focused on buy american, hire american. make america great again. we know those messages work and resonated.
people are inspired by the actions is he taking carrier bringing jobs back. people are getting really excited about. >> he is also out there talking about some of the cabinet positions. rex tillerson some who many don't know a whole lot about yet. here he is talking about him. >> today i announced my plans to nominate rex tillerson, right? [cheers and applause] the chief executive officer and chairman of exxon mobil to be the next secretary of state. [cheers and applause] rex is one of the greatest and most skilled global business leaders of our time, made some of the greatest deals ever made in the oil industry or any industry. a great diplomat, a strong man, a tough man. >> what's going on here? >> you can see there republicans the red line gave this a b plus. independents a c. democrats an f. part of the problem here when you got into it with voters why are they reacting
this way they don't know who rex tillerson is they have no idea who he is. this isn't enough information. it's a lot of narrative. he san oil executive. he is friends with russia. that is not working for him. donald trump just saying he is a businessman and made great deals isn't quite enough. he talks about how he has done deals and going to be able to do great trade deals. bring jobs back to america while still having relations with each of those countries. he need to give more context actual information. for the most part it's not that i don't like it's i don't know what to think about him. >> he is going to have an interesting hearing with the senate in a few weeks here. not a lot of people know rex tillerson because he has not been public figure. he has been at exxon his entire working career. >> that's right. >> we'll see how that continues to play out. he says you're going to be so tired of winning bay the end of this incorporate this. here is what he said the other night. >> win a lot. we're going to win so much you're going to go to paul ryan, you're going to go, mr. speaker, please, please,
we can't stand winning this much. we can't take it. he is going to come to see me. mr. president, the people in wisconsin are tired of winning so much. you're winning with healthcare. we're winning on the border. we're wishing with isis because we are going to get isis out. >> it's too much winning. this is what i find interestingly as we have been saying democrats also alwas an f here. how is it a d with winning too much. >> a little braggadocious. too much bravado. if he said it once. fine. we're going to win. very typical donald trump speak and part of his persona and character. this wasn't the best part. people like when he is talking about the economy, jobs, national security. making america great again. that's when he wins. and this message is just a little bit too much. >> too much winning.
>> too much winning. >> all right. love it, lee. great to have you here. >> thank you so much. >> all right. come up, robert durst shocked the world when he said this on hbo the jinx. >> kill them all of course. >> this morning the millionaire murder suspect has a bizarre confession. james comey and vladimir putin personal beef cost her the election. mike huckabee says he can help hillary why she lost. there's the governor. joining us next. ♪ hot blooded ♪ if it feels all right ♪ maybe you can stay all night ♪
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>> almost every country on earth sees america as stronger and more respected today than they did eight years ago. in other words, by some measures our country is stronger and more prosperous than it was when we started. it's a situation that i'm proud to leave for my successor. >> well, we have all got opinions on that topic. you know who else has an opinion on that topic is the good governor mike huckabee who joins us now. governor, i have to ask you, if he says it, does it make it so? >> i'm sorry, but it doesn't. i know that's what he would like for christmas, but this time it's a lump of coal in
his bag. let me tell you something. when he says that i'm scratching my head. is he kidding? we have the got yawnians, you know, laugh up their "sully" what we have done. fighter jets flying 30 feet above a destroyer out in the international waters. we have the iranians taking sailors and making them get on their knees and putting blindfolds on and john kerry going over and saying thank you fo treating them so nicely. it's not been a great 8 years. it's been a kids mall eight years. can he believe like he wants and i'm sure is he thinking that a lot of americans are glad this 8 years is coming to a conclusion. >> one is the russian reset which hillary clinton was responsible for. the russian reset seems like we are all on good terms with them apparently if you listen to the president yesterday talking about pretty much putting the blame on russia for putting fake news into our news stream and not breaking into that. servers and hacking the dnc
and rnc and different things like that. floating fake news stories is why hillary clinton lost this election. >> let me explain if hillary would like to spend about $4 she can go down to walgreen's and buy a mirror. look in it, hillary. that's why you lost. it's not -- you don't even have to take a million-dollar poll and check with 1,000 people. it's that simple. one of the things that's been very disturbing and i want to get serious here for a moment. i've been on the stage when i won and i've been on the stage when i've lost. it's more fun to win by the way. let me be very clear. when you win an election, you go out and you thank the people because it's their shoulders on whom you rode to victory. if you lose, you don't go out and blame everybody in sight. you go out and suck it up and you accept it can you imagine an nfl quarterback after the game that the team lost saying gee, i'm the greatest quarterback in the league and i would have won this game single-handedly if h. it not been for those
lousy linemen in front of me. what kind of play will you expect from them the next time? i'm just stunned by this. >> that seems to be the message we are hearing from hillary clinton. she was speaking to some donors just two nights ago, talking about russia and basically putting the blame on that for her losing the election. here is what she said the other night. >> voters made their decisions in the final days, breaking against me because of the fbi letter from fbi director comey. and nate silver believes, i happen to believe this, that that letter most-likely made the difference in the outcome. vladimir putin himself directed the covert cyber attacks against our electoral system. against our democracy. apparently because he has a personal beef against me. this is not just an attack against me and my campaign,
although that may have added fuel to it, this is an attack against our country. >> as you said, governor, it's been a tough year for democrats. and when you don't look in the mirror and see the blame that might actually be yourself and maybe the policies you were putting forward, you point fingers at everybody else. we also heard from michelle obama. she spoke with oprah i think it was yesterday or the day before. she was basically talking about how after this election what it feels like when americans have no hope. here's what she said. >> your husband's administration everything, the election was all about hope. do you think that this administration achieved that? >> yes. i do. because we feel the difference now. >> yeah. >> see, now we're feeling whatnot having hope feels like. you know. hope is necessary. it's a necessary concept. and barack just didn't talk
about hope because he thought it was just a nice slogan to get votes. i mean, he and i and so many believe that -- what else do you have if you don't have hope? >> governor, what is she saying there? >> you know, with all due respect to the first lady, i am sitting in d.c. this morning. and i thought about when i came up here yesterday that i needed to take shots to make sure i don't get infected whatever it is gets into people they're completely out of touch from the reality of living in this bubble. the fact is if you look at what has happened since the election. the dow is hipght hitting almost 20,000. people going back to work. companies like ford and carrier sitting down with the president-elect. the man hasn't even taken office yet and already talking about how they can bring jobs back there is a real sense of optimism and hope about people going back to work and having control of our borders again. i'm just stunned when i hear her say that, you know, everything has been coming up roses for eight years and
i think they really need to get out more. not to hawaii. not to vacation on the beach. they need to get out and talk to some coal miners and waitresses and cab drivers and bellman at hotels. that's where they will find out what people are feeling. >> no more sipping lattes, huh? >> could be. >> because it turns out hope is an actual thing as opposed to a phrase. that's what makes all the difference. governor, thank you very much for joining us this morning. don't get infected in d.c. okay? he is inoculated. >> i'm leaving this morning and headed to florida. >> thank you, governor. >> thanks. >> other headlines, accused killer robert durst says he was high on meth during his apparent confession on the hbo series the jinx. >> kill them all, of course. >> this is a strange twist the millionaire real estate hair. he hadn't realized his mike was still on during that admission. durst is on trial for the
murder of susan murman. prosecutors say he shot her to prevent her from talking to investigator who were looking into his 1982 disappearance of his wife. such a bizarre story. and more blood on new york city mayor bill de blasio's hand. this time an orphan deer in manhattan. antler bucks swam to new york. died from stress while in the city's custody waiting to be relocated. de blasio wanted to euthanize it but new york governor andrew cuomo said two years. staat staten island chuck died two days after being dropped by de blasio on groundhog day. that's sad. hillary clinton's holiday party apparently not a very merry one. one guest telling the "new york post" it was like a wake with the ban. if he has been gathering held at the plaza hotel in new york city. same top donors who helped fund her failed presidential bid. among those guests vogue editor and holiday producer harvey weinstein. you weren't invited, pete.
>> it was a holiday party. not a christmas party. just point that out. >> rick reichmuth is out in the midst of it this morning. heavy snow for the next hour or two? hey, rick. >> and then rain. going to get up pushing 60 degrees by tomorrow. there you got snow isn't going to stick around long. something else going on that was just an earthquake. take a look at the maps. there was an earthquake just within the last hour out across areas of papa new guinea and 8.0 earthquake. and because of that there is potentially a tsunami issued. my maps aren't moving here, guys. i'm not going to be able to show you that if we don't -- there you go. that's not going to move. pappa new beginy. potentially a tsunami primarily around indonesia and areas of pop new guinea and south southern islands. don't expect to see that moving towards the u.s. that's good news. we expect a snow storm. cold air coming in behind. this ice across washington lg washington, d.c. if you can stay off the roads right now this morning
you certainly should. the warm air comes in and melt all the snow and ice. send it back to you. >> even your maps are frozen it's so cold. >> thank you, rick. >> president obama said it was the media's obsession over hillary clinton's emails partly responsible for her election loss. >> you guys wrote about it every day. every single leak about every little juicy tid bit of political gossip. >> shame on you for reporting the news. our next guest says the media went too easy on clinton. >> plus, 8 days left, if you believe it, until christmas. still looking for last minute gifts? bass pro shops has got you covered this morning. that's still ahead ♪ frosty the snowman ♪ was alive as he could be ♪ and the children say ♪ he could laugh and play ♪ just the same as you and me
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>> welcome back. in his last press conference of 2016, president obama spent his time scolding the media for its coverage of hillary clinton and wikileaks. >> i'm finding it a little curious that everybody is suddenly acting surprised that this looked like it was disadvantaging hillary clinton because you guys wrote about it every day. every single leak. about every little juicy tid bit of political gossip. this was an obsession that dominated the news coverage. i think the coverage of her and the issues was troubling. >> well, here to react is a staff writer for the federalist. bree, great to see you this morning. >> thanks for having me. >> i'm sort of shocked and a little surprised by. this because i remember weekend and weekend here on "fox & friends" we would put up and sort of tabulate the coverage from the mainstream media for that particular week on whether or not they had covered hillary clinton's email scandal. and on the nightly newscast
it was like zero minutes, one minute, less than that is he scolding the media for coverage? it didn't seem like they got very much to begin with. >> you're completely right. what's most disturbing about obama's criticism is not the content of the dnc emails, right? it's not that the democratic party basically rigged the election for hillary clinton. it's not that hillary clinton's advisors think that catholics are evil. is heup set by the fact that the media decided to actually cover this in the short amount of time that they covered it and it almost kind of implies that he is kind of expecting like hey, guys, you know, i thought we had a deal. i thought we had kind of an arrangement. you don't cover things bad about me or about the candidate that i endorse in exchange, you know, i let you off and on all ove -- fawn r me the last eight years and every gun issue i do. there isn't enough soap in all the world to clean the brown off of all the media's noses after they spent the entire election sucking up
and brown nosing to hillary clinton. >> how do you think the mainstream media will look at his comments yesterday about why hillary clinton lost this election? he made some interesting remarks about liberal elites and sipping lattes and maybe we need to come away from our west coast, east coast viewpoints and get out there into the cities, perhaps, where we lost this election? yeah, i think that. i think it's very ironic coming from president obama who is pretty much the embodiment of coastal elitism, right? i think that going forward, we're going to probably see a lot of pieces media obsession with leaks. i think they are going to carry the water for obama just like they do every single time. and also in the wake of the election, it really has been starting to see the media just really double down on their narrative that they forecasted so incorrectly and so wrong and so off base all throughout the election sighing kel. so, really, i don't think
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>> good morning, it is saturday, december 17th. i'm abby huntsman. first he brought back merry christmas. this morning the president-elect takes another shot at political correctness. >> do you remember some of you that are a little bit older, made in the u.s.a. remember that beautiful? >> we're going to take to you florida where the latest stop was on his thank you tour just wrapped up. >> christmas tour. that's right. well, hillary clinton says don't blame me. it's james comey and vladimir putin's personal beef that cost me the election. >> and clayton over to you. good morning. >> thank you. >> are you awake, clayton? >> i thought we were playing -- i'm just reading the paper. and leading up to the
election. plenty of celebrities planning to pack their bags with f. donald trump won. roll sound. >> my selection for this election is if any republican gets nominated i'm going to move to canada with my entire family. >> it looks like a lot of those celebrities got cold feet. we now know just how many people moved to canada. "fox & friends" hour two starts right now. ♪ >> big zero. ♪ ♪ >> merry christmas, everyone. merry christmas. [cheers] >> we're going to defend the flag. our heroes fought and died for it to protect. >> i don't like when i see people burning our flag. i don't like it. going to build safe zones in syria and get the gulf states to pay for the safe zones. instead of building foreign nations it's time to rebuild our nation. our economic agenda could be summed up in three very
beautiful words. jobs, jobs, jobs. >> we sort of have to wait until we get in office. don't you agree? i'm having a hard time waiting. i just make phone calls. listen, you can't move. >> what do you like better? made in the u.s.a. or made in the america. [chanting u.s.a.] we will make america great again. thank you very much. >> donald trump in florida, in orlando, florida, thanking the sunshine state for pushing him over the top this year. >> do you think he is enjoying himself? >> i think he is. brought like a winter wonderland with him now the merry christmas tour. >> merry christmas tour is what it turned into. i think he is having a great time. going to mobile, alabama today. i wonder how many is he going to do. >> this is the final stop is mobile alabama on saturday final stop on thank you tour. started thank you tour and definitely ended as the merry christmas tour and big theme of the entire tour has
been pushing back against political correctness. >> right. you know, at the end of the year "time" magazine likes to do a look back on the year to pick their machine or woman of the year as it used to be. no longer. now it's just person of the year. and donald trump was chosen as person of the year. and even the "time" magazine cover is not safe from donald trump. take a listen to what he said about it. take a listen. >> "time" magazine and the financial times, big deal just gave me person of the year. person. okay. [cheers and applause] they should give it to you because this is a movement, folks. this isn't me. so in the past it was called man of the year. now it's called person of the year. so, here's the question. what do you like better? red? do you like person of the year. [crowd boos] do you like man of the year? [cheers and applause]
wealthy want to be politically correct. >> the people have spoken he should be man of the year. >> i guarantee you it's still going to be in his office and have it framed. >> it already is in a gold frame. big gold frame. >> as it should be after what he accomplished this year. i will tell you i said this before and i will say again. i remember when they changed it to person of the year. i remember sitting there going why? to what end? who who is offended by a man of the year or a woman of the year? because every american around their kitchen table is not offended by that i'm a man or a woman and i would love to be man of the year. come on. is he speaking to what people have felt they have been crushed by political correctness and punching it in the face. >> he loves speaking directly to the office and asking them how they feel about it because it makes them feel important. make them feel like they are somebody. that is something he has been very good at throughout the campaign. >> absolutely. >> president obama vowing retaliation against russia for election hacking. >> blasting the america for obsessing over the emails allegedly leaked as a result. >> garrett tenney is live
from washington, d.c. with more on the president's final news conference of the year. good morning, garrett. >> good morning, y'all. the president certainly covered a lot of ground in his final end of the year press conference. front and center was russia's interference in our election. both republican and democrat lawmakers have been critical of president obama's handling of the russian directed cyber hacking campaign. but yesterday mr. obama defended his administration's response which he said actually began back in september when he met with russian president vladimir putin on the sidelines of the g-20 summit and warned him there would be serious consequences if russia didn't, quote, cut it out. >> our goal continues to be to send a clear message to russia or others not to do this to us because we can do stuff to you. but, it is also important for us to do that in a thoughtful, methodical way. some of it we do publicly. some of it in a way they
will know but not all will. >> the cyber hacking campaign was orchestrated at the highest level of the russian government and added that not much happens in russia without president putin's approval. president obama also criticized the media for its coverage of the hacks throughout the election and for focusing so much on the located emails which he described as an obsession. >> i'm finding it a little curious that serve suddenly acting surprised that this looked like it was disadvantaging hillary clinton because you guys wrote about it every day. every single leak how about every little juicy tid bit of political gossip. this was obsession that dominated the news coverage. >> the debate over election publicly played out between the white house and the trump transition team this
week. but yesterday the president rejected the notion that that controversy has somehow disrupted the transition process. back to you all. >> thank you, garrett. >> tough words. cut it out. like that 80's meme. >> that's all you can do it. cut it out. don't do it or we'll do it back to you. >> from "full house." >> that or double dare? cut it out? >> but if i'm vladimir putin and is he like whoa, you cut it out, you cut it out now. it's something like during recess in school. but also, what's interesting to hear. >> how revealing. >> hear him talk about the election and hillary clinton. he seemed to point the finger a little bit, i mean, he went pretty far actually saying liberal elites living on the west coast, east coast, need dom down off their chariots and come into those towns, west virginia. areas where we really lost this election. >> i thought he was actually spot on when he was talking about liberals and not speaking directly to the american people and sipping on their lattes as we have been talking about this morning. >> out of touch.
>> out of touch. how the american people was feeling. he was spot on. >> can't get in touch without misrepresenting yourself. gone so far left. can't say now we are going to be politically incorrect. that's who they are. they are not having intraspeculation right now. >> don't try to get in touch. try to point the finger. point the blame. that's what hillary clinton was doing last night. she was at a party thanking her donors for this election and she had this to say about james comey. that's where she is putting the blame. listen.
>> so we had governor mike huckabee on just 30 minutes ago and he was saying, you know, when you are in her position have you got to go buy yourself a mirror and look at n. a and realize what happened. also the importance of connecting with voters and actually hearing from them and that was the big problem for democrats this time. they didn't understand how people were feeling, here is what he said. >> if hillary would like to spend $4 she can go down to walgreen's and buy a mirror. look into it hillary. that's why you lost. let me be very clear. when you win an election, you go out and thank the people because it's their shoulders on whom you wrote rodo victory. if you lose, you don't go
out and blame everybody in sight. you go out and accept it you can imagine an nfl quarterback after the game that the team lost saying gee, i'm the greatest quarterback in the league and i would have won this game single-handedly had it not been for lousy linemen in front of me. what kind of play will you expect from them the next time? i'm just stunned by this. >> first it was the deplorables and then now it's the russians and hackers and everybody else. >> i do think though when it comes to russia, i mean it, is a huge challenge for the united states. and for the world and president-elect trump and rex tillerson is his secretary of state, they have got a real opportunity to press that re-set button and figure out how to deal with them. saying cut it out is not the answer. >> can't do worse than red lines you don't enforce what the policy of this administration has been turning that page, they have got a lot of advantages because there is a lot of upside to be had. >> they can't get away with that stuff. >> exactly. a lot of headlines to get to this morning. breaking overnight and some
sad news. an officer is shot after a traffic stop turns deadly. the scene unfolding in a wal-mart parking lot in dallas, oregon. officials are saying three officers pulled over the suspect on suspicion of a dui. the suspect then turned his gun on an officer shooting him in the leg. he was rushed to the hospital where he is now recovering this morning. state police say the suspect was shot and did die on the scene. and the stun of terrorists of usama bin laden denied into egypt. omar bin laden and his wife arriving in cairo international airport this morning. after checking his saudi airport security officials found his name on a list banned from entering the country. both deported to turkey couple also denied entry back in 2008. and the obama mass landing in hawaii just a short time ago for their last vacation as the first family. president obama holding melania's hand a --maliyah's had them.
first visit vacation every year vacationing on the island where president obama grew up. they will be there for a full 17 days. and president-elect donald trump is at it again. using a nickname for one of his defeated political opponents. >> in utah, i had this character that nobody ever saw before. nobody ever heard of him before. i said to my wife, that's correct. that's his name. he said evan mcmuffin. do you believe this? >> he is talking about edward mcmullen. a third party candidate once thought to be a threat. posting this photo from a local mcdonald's before the election. >> mcmuffin, that might stick. >> i think it's already stuck. >> mcif you have fin. >> while michelle has announcement to make just give up, america. >> see, now we're feeling
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monday. >> yes, i do. because we feel the difference now. >> yeah. >> see, now we're feeling whatnot having hope feels like. you know. hope is necessary. it's a necessary concept. >> what do we do if we don't have hope, oprah? >> ask oprah. but is it really fair for the first lady to say the trump presidency has america feeling no hope? here to debate that question fox news contributor david webb and fox news contributor and democratic strategist richard fowler. richard, first to you, do you agree with the first lady? >> well, i think i think you have the wrong frame of what she is trying to say here. for the past eight years the president has pushed the idea of hope and he has done so. we have 72 consecutive months of job growth. this the is longest period where corporations have actually created jobs for the american people. don't get me i don' wrong. i don't think everybody is feeling that. this election shows hillary clinton or crump both
candidates didn't do enough to come from a place of hope or change. i'm not saying either candidate did 245. i think what the first lady is saying is her husband and the former -- current president, sort of built this idea of hope and he tried to make it happen and neither of the two candidates now the president-elect and hillary clinton they didn't do that. >> so, david, this feeling of hope has been pervasive then i guess and that's why hillary clinton won this election then, right? >> yeah. i missed the point where neither candidate. i love richard's talking points. richard, you're great at that you brought the 72 months in there gout everything covered. the fact is that americans needed real change. they needed a change from the failed policies of barack obama. they needed real change from the failures. but this is michelle obama who once said for the first time in her adult life she was proud of her country because her husband was elected president. n. that frame. it's offensive to me. it's offensive to americans. she doesn't determine the hope of the nation but the voters who went out there and said we need a change from these policies, look at
the trump bump. look at the feeling. look at the animal spirit in america. look at the return of a feeling that we can achieve or we have a shot at starting a business. those are the things. you want to talk about job growth, how about job loss by small businesses. more failing, less started. now with trump we'll see what happens. >> what about that side of it, richard, this idea that we're seeing a rally, the dow hitting 20,000. small businesses getting excited about what a trump presidency might mean for their bottom lines? isn't that a form of hope? >> i think, listen, don't get me wrong, i said at the beginning and i said in my talking points that i sent over to the producers. here's the thing. 50% of america who likes donald trump. 50% of america who doesn't like donald trump. what this election shows us is that our country is divided. you don't need talking points to see that talk to the american people and figure that out. now, what we -- what donald trump has got to do over the next four years in his first 100 days is find a way to bring americans together. and bashing the first lady, which donald trump didn't
do -- which is a good idea is not the answer. how you do it is work with president obama who president obama said yesterday in his press conference is he willing to work with donald trump. >> hold on a second, richard, i love the fact that you want to go on about who is bashing who. but, president-elect trump has actually gone out and said he has enjoyed his talks with president obama. >> exactly. i just said that. >> and that. >> i just said that. >> michelle obama turns around and says this about his presidency? come on, you can't have it both ways. >> first of all, david, if you listen carefully to what michelle obama said there was no noun there. there was no noun there. she didn't mention the word donald trump whatsoever. >> the context of the conversation was about the president and -- richard. you are assuming exactly what it is. >> you are assuming the context. these not what it. >> i read it. >> she didn't say donald trump. >> america is united. thanks, richard, david,.
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[ laughter ] >> interesting. >> i'm shocked. i'm just shocked about that. >> at least 28 people put their money where their mouth was. >> that's true. president obama vowing retaliation for russian hacking of the election with a message for vladimir putin. >> what i can tell you is that the intelligence i have seen gives me great confidence in their assessment that the russians carried out the attack. i felt the most effective way to ensure that that didn't happen was to talk to him directly and tell them to cut it out and there would be serious consequences if he didn't. >> you cut it out. this a new report fbi and fbi director james comey now agrees with the cia that russia and vladimir putin were behind the hacking. >> here to react is author of guilty as sin, ed klein who has some great sources on this. ed, do we know definitively that russia was behind this? >> no, we don't. what we do know is that the
intelligence community is talking about the scope, nature, and intent. what does that mean? we don't know what that means because david nunez, the chairman of the house intelligence committee has asked the intelligence agencies to appear and tell inte what they know. but they have refused because there is a fierce battle going on behind the scenes among the 17 agencies about actually what happened. you know, this is all kind of smoke and mirrors. when you stop to think about the cia didn't know that india and pakistan got nuclear weapons. they didn't know about the fall of the soviet union. they missed everything, including the weapons of mass destruction. now they're saying they know for sure? they don't know for sure. >> and the fbi disagrees. >> that's right. >> and there is disagreement interriblely as you said. also don't know whether the intent as you mentioned was it throw the election for
donald trump or to discredit our system. if indeed they did hack it, what they were trying to do. >> i have been told that, you know, on the one hand that president obama is putting kind of a calm, no drama obama face in front of the american public but line the scenes what we are really seeing is what we saw with michelle when she was interviewed by oprah winfrey saying hope is all lost. there is a lot of sense of anger inside the white house. and i think they put the pressure on comey at the, director of the fbi to get on the team. i think knowing how comey behaves because is he a very political guy he said okay. i'll get on the team but let's actually find out whether putin really had
intent to just create chaos. which he certainly did. or whether he was in favor of donald trump. i'm not so sure that he wants donald trump to be president of the united states. >> someone who seems to be sure about that and who is also pretty angry about the results is hillary clinton. she had, what she calls a holiday party two night ago with some of the donors putting the blame on comey. what's your take on that? we have that. let's play it? >> voters make their decisions in the final days breaking against me because of the fbi letter from fbi director comey. and nate silver believes, i happen to believe this, that that letter most likely made the difference in the outcome. vladimir putin himself directed the covert cyber attack against our electoral system, against our
democracy, apparently because he has a personal beef against me. this is not just an attack against me and my campaign, although that may have added fuel to it. this is an attack against our country. we are well beyond normal political concerns here. this is about the integrity of our democracy and the security of our nation. >> so this is -- she didn't lose because it's her fault. it's somebody else's fault. >> james comey. >> nate silver said it it's got to be true. >> i have written four books about hillary clinton. one common denominator that goes throughout the books. she is never wrong. jennifer flowers. it's a right wing conspiracy. monica lewenski she is a loanaloonyt toons stalker. >> maybe there were a few people swayed by that at the
last minute. president obama east coast, west coast liberals. i think that was actually more insightful in his commentary liberals need to stop drinking lattes and get out there into these communities. >> you couldn't be more right in about that. he was saying we democrats looking into his own party look into our soul and see what we did wrong. that was really kind of a slice at hillary clinton saying she did not run a good campaign. we all know that. >> why is she still out there campaigning it sounds like and angry about this and blaming it on the russians. why not walk away with some grace and say the american people spoke. these are the results. maybe say what president obama has been saying we need to take a look at ourselves as a party and figure out how to send a message out there that wins campaign. >> she is the arnold schwarzenegger of politics, i'll be back. i'm gonna be back. i wouldn't be surprised if she is thinking already of running in 2000 20. running in 2020. >> on what grounds. >> because that's all she
has in life is running for president. she has been thinking about that since she was in wellesley back in the 1960s. >> she can say i won the popular vote by 3 million. >> they don't have anybody else at the moment. cline, great to see you this morning. >> thanks, ed. >> thanks a lot. >> he is back. liberal film maker michael moore has a new vow against president-elect trump. new rallying cry. you can't wait to hear it just ahead. >> remember how facebook said it will crack down on the fake news. wait until you hear who they hired to do that. ♪ ♪ it's the only cold & flu caplet that has a maximum strength formula with a unique warming sensation you instantly feel. theraflu. for a powerful comeback. new expressmax caplets.
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they are incredible men. this week was huge for him because, you know, it's not always been a easy road in the military. he went to naval academy. you have ups and downs. this has been a dream of his. he conquered it. and i couldn't be more proud of him. and so many like him, pete as you know, that are serving this country and making us proud. this is what america is all about. >> super cool and not easy to get. >> carrier certification. it's not just like landing on a little landing strip. >> it's landing on a tiny land strip that's moving up and down and side to side. >> think about how much he and others do training and certification that's why you are tearing up. >> i didn't think i would be this emotional. tears of joy. because there is no greater thing in life than finding a passion and something that you feel like you can make a difference. for him he is doing just that i couldn't be more proud of him. john, congratulations. >> you are the man. well done. >> i have got to get through these headlines now. how am i going to be able to
do that? other headlines to get to. u.s. demanding that china return an underwater drone. chinese warship taking the drone in the south sea as u.s. crews were trying to retrieve it just miles off the philippines coast. the drone doesn't hold any classified data but used to map the floor of the ocean. and moments ago president-elect donald trump tweeting this china steals united states navy research drone in international waters, rips it out of water and takes it to china in unprecedented act. china has not yet responded to that tweet. and there is this. a muslim woman is charged with lying to police about a hate crime but her sister is blaming the nypd. that is sarah sweed coming to the defense of her younger sister i can't see sis e questioned claims made by harassers. that crime never actually happened. she said she made up the whole story to avoid getting in trouble by her parents for staying out late with
friends. all right. well, inciting violence on inauguration day. liberal film maker michael moore says democrats need to keep fighting and protesting until january 20th because president-elect donald trump has no right to lead this country. >> this needs protests and people's voices. we have to keep fighting. we have to fight all the way to election day, disrupting, civil disobedience. i mean, the man has no right to enter that house. >> moore says he doesn't think it degrades democracy and he is, quote, fighting fire with fire. and facebook new fact checking initiative is getting a thumbs down from conservative pundits in publications. social media site under fire for picking sites that have a track record for liberal bias to filter the so-called fake news. they include snopes, abc news and politic facts. they say they will be pegging slam not fighting opinions. >> who fact checks the fact
checker. >> right. they think -- they still think they should control the outlets of media it's unbelievable. you know who can't control the weather i wish he could rick reichmuth. a deadly artic blast gripping dozens of states this weekend. up to a foot of snow hitting parts of the midwest. hundreds of flights are now grounded nationwide. >> one woman blinded by whiteout companies driving through a frozen creek in new york. sadly she did not survive. >> rick reichmuth is tracking the storms and joins us now. good morning, rick. >> we have had a lot of cold throughout the u.s., really about the last 10 days of the we still have more. are you cold? >> yes. >> yes. >> that's a cop census out here. the snow is here. it's going to warm up though. we are going to be pushing 60 degrees tomorrow. take a look at the maps. let me show you what i'm talking about here. this is the storm. snow back across parts of arizona fly the four corners and that is the real cold air coming in behind that line about to cut in toward the chicago area. mixing, freezing rain across
areas of the d.c. area and that is going to be some really problem -- bring for a lot of problems. any time you get that freezing rain, even a four wheel drive can't do anything for that we have the snow falls across parts of new england. watch the temperatures warming up today. warm front moves through and seeing all of this snow melt very quickly because of the warm air that's coming. in and then cool air comes back in tomorrow behind the front or i should say on monday. all right, guys. we will send it back to you in the nice dry studio. >> so pretty out there though. so cozy in here. nice and warm. thank you, rick. >> you bet. >> president obama promising to retaliate against russia for those election hacks. he told vladimir putin to cut it out three months as. if that's true why did the president wait so long. >> plus, celebrities joining forces to tell electors don't vote for president-elect trump. you and 36 other co connens
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starbucks has a new fruit cake frappuccino available nationwide. s lg sounds like something coastal liberal elites would drink. ingredients include hazel nut cream, dried fruit and cinnamon. >> that actually sounds terrible. >> somebody get clayton. >> that sounds terrible. >> hollywood is still holding out hope that they can somehow sway the election. a group of celebrity have teamed up in a last ditch attempt to prevent donald trump from becoming the president. listen to their latest plea. >> the electoral college was created specifically to prevent an unfit candidate from becoming president. >> there are 538 members of the electoral college. you. >> and just 36 other con then success republican electors can make a difference. >> by voting your conscience on december 19th. >> and thereby shaping the future of our nation. >> so with democrats in denial, these celebrities make a psa video calling on
electors to vote for hillary. great joe piscopo. great to see you. >> it's wet and wild out there, man. >> it is wild. >> in new jersey where you just came in from. and president obama. >> you look good. >> best looking morning crew ever. look how handsome and beautiful they are. i come in from jersey. >> hi, how are you, nice to see. >> you makeup? >> surgery. that's what i need at this point, thank you. >> so you are in new jersey out there, it's a liberal hot bed, of course, new jersey. and when you see these holiday liberals talking about having these electors switching their vote ahead of the electoral college, what do you think of that? >> no one cares what entertainers think. the people know. this is the time of the people. they know. they have been taken advantage and disenfranchised so long. every day all-american paying taxes beings getting up in the morning. god-fearing. church-going. always respecting the laws of the united states of
america. these are the people that have come out and voted. and you have got to deal with that and when a celebrity, when there is, you know, on the a list or b list on myself. i'm not even on the wait list for crying out loud. it's true. they don't care. the people don't care. man. >> joe, why do the entertainers think that the people care. >> that's the question. i have no idea. >> how come nobody. >> we heard mark wahlberg just after the election you know what celebrities, you just need to shut up. no one cares. >> that's a very good point. that's exactly right. i didn't think about it but this cracks me up is when hillary wants to win. night before the election, philadelphia fers, every big major star some of whom i'm in such big fans of they come out and independence mall and they go and this is going to be the coronation of hillary. who shows up for donald trump? me and scott baio. [ laughter ] >> sorry. maybe pause we were italian. i'm just saying. >> joe, how's come zero celebrities have moved out of this country when so many said if trump were to win
they are high tailing it out of here? >> let's just stop the hate. i have no animus no, hate toward mrs. clinton at all in many ways admire what she has accomplished. i know alienated half your audience. there is no hate. put the hate aside. it's okay. i have known donald trump for 25 years. it's all going to be good. this is a great manager. is he a great business mind. we're lucky to have him at this time there. you can't suppress the will of the people. i think a lot of these celebrities are starting to realize that. >> speaking of the will of the people. i have to ask a question of clayton for you. as a resident of new jersey, there is rumors about you maybe looking at something, maybe governor of new jersey? >> people are so upset and i didn't realize until i wept out. i went out and campaigned late in the game for mayor giuliani. i saw in the faces of folks a need a want. they feel disenfranchised. i'm way out of the box. i'm not affiliated lifelong democrat now independent.
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>> good morning, it is saturday, december 17th. i'm abby huntsman. first i brought back member dr. christmas. this morning the president-elect wants to bring back another phrase. >> remember that beautiful. made in the u.s.a. what do you like better made in the u.s.a. or made in america? we are going to take you to florida where the latest stop was on thank you tour in orlando. it just wrapped up. >> that's right. >> plus, i bet you didn't see this one coming democrats across america blame russia for losing the election. president obama says well, it's actually kind of hillary's fault. >> and what happens when you ask bickering democrats to make a life or death decision? this morning the dear named
lefty who captured our hearts. >> did he capture our hearts. >> he captured my heart. >> your heart is very open. >> for a one horned deer. that deer is dead killed by political battle to save his levee. we will tell you why. "fox & friends" hour three starts now. i have a big heart. ♪ ♪ [rocking around the christmas tree ♪ have a happy holiday. >> that's not fake snow. >> no. >> we had fake snow last weekend. >> this is real snow. >> real, beautiful snow. >> snow megeddon. >> bass pro shops out in the middle of it, show us last-minute christmas gifts. >> look how many people are outside though. this weather. it's beautiful out there but it's not easy to stand outside with all that snow coming down. that's awesome they came out. >> hardy americans to watch and be on the plaza and who better than bass pro shop outdoor gear. >> look how beautiful that
is. plastic bag stuck in that tree fluttering in the wind up there. >> i love it. >> do you see it? >> you find beauty in the most surprising places, clayton. >> little places like that. >> we have a jampacked show. we are also celebrating, of course, ugly christmas sweaters today. we will be wearing some later in the show. we asked you to send in some of yours. this is sean's son ugly christmas ornaments, hanging bells you mentioned food. >> eat the sweater. >> pretty awesome. mellowed send us this picture of her and her co-workers in ugly christmas sweater party in brooklyn. >> i love the one on the far right. that's great. here is another one. brenda sent us picture of her ugly sweater contest in canton, georgia. >> what is the head of the snowman. >> donald trump. >> that's donald trump head on top the snowman. >> that's hysterical. >> is he bringing merry
christmas back. >> is that a basket of deplorables next to him? >> either that or a snow globe. >> i think it's a basket. >> that is incredible sweater. >> come back please send them to us friends at fox news to the come. post your ugly christmas sweaters on the show this weekend. >> i was not expecting a basket of deplorables on christmas sweater this morning. >> american people always come through. >> we do have to turn here to some headlines coming in overnight. this one is a sad one. an officer that was shot after a traffic stop. it turned deadly. the scene unfolding in a wal-mart parking lot in dallas, georgia. officials say three officers pulled over the suspect on suspicion of a dui. the suspect turned his gun on an officer shooting him in the leg. officer returning, firing, killing that suspect. the injured officer luckily is expected to be okay is son of terrorist usama bin laden is denied entry into egypt. omar bin laden and his wife arriving in care
reinternational airport in cutter this morning. after checking his saudi passport security officials found his name on a list of those banned from entering the country. both were deported to turkey the couple was denied also entry back in 2008. and the obamas landing in hawaii just a short time ago for their last vacation as the first family. president obama holding maliyah's hand as they walked down the steps of air force one with sasha and mrs. obama close behind. they visit hawaii every year vacationing on the island where the president grew up. they will be there for a full 17 days. and it is the greatest secret santa ever. virginia marine just back from deployment dressing up as the jolly old elf surprised his son. this is the cutest thing being. watch. >> i want an x box game for christmas. >> do you want anything else for christmas. >> i also want my dad. >> you want your dad. >> yeah. >> why would you want your dad? where has your dad been? >> in kuwait.
>> why is he in kuwait? >> because he -- >> magic for you. >> okay. [ laughter ] hi jackson. >> hi dad. be. >> this is the best video of the morning. it is a christmas miracle. and the look on his face just says it all. how cute is that? >> processing a lot of things. >> wait a second. am i still going to get that x box 1? >> probably true. >> we have a jam-packed show including in this morning. if you listen to the president. president obama before he heads on vacation which he does every year to go to hawaii. he usually sort of does a wrap-up of the year, sort of a look back, postmortem if you will this year in politics. he had some interesting takes on russia, hillary
clinton, but he was pointing his fingers at russia saying we have got to take this seriously. oh, by the way, three months ago when i met with vladimir putin, i told him to cut it out. listen. based on uniform intelligence assessments, the russians were responsible for hacking the dnc. i can assure the public that there was not the kind of tampering with the voting process that was a concern, the votes that were cast were counted. they were counted appropriately. our goal continues to be to send a clear message to russia or others not to do this to us because we can do stuff to you. the thing we have to spend the most time on, because it's the thing we have the most control over, is how do we make sure that we are showing up in places where i
think democratic policies are needed. where people feel as if they're not being hurt. and where democrats are characterized as coastal liberal latte-sipping, you know, politically correct out-of-touch folks. >> we have to be in those communities. >> he was spot on in the last part of that talking about this election and how the democrats missed it this time around. and instead of visiting, you know, the diners around the country and talking face to face with many people who are not happy with the way things are going. >> of course. >> that's where they missed it. sipping their lattes, readings the "new york times" who thought they were right on about this election, they were clearly wrong. >> basically pointing the finger at hillary clinton. she was the candidate. she was the one out there trying to make the case. now suddenly he is getting tough on russia? suddenly he is going to stop russia cut it out. where was he on the reset
button. >> did you think. >> ukraine and crimea. >> cut it out? now vladimir putin, cut it out. slap on your wrist. >> standards for toughness for obama are so low that's now him -- >> -- reminds me of uncle joey from full house cut it out. >> we may have that clip later in the show. >> what's his response? you better not do this or we're going to step in. we're going to do something about it what do we do? nothing. >> this is the same obama who shot down romney in 2012 the 80's called and want their foreign policy back. want the cold war back dismissive of russia. you can't have it both ways. it's all over the map. >> we will have former cia mike baker on to talk 'russia and what his thoughts are and what president obama has been saying about it later on in the show. the thank you tour has been going on. >> merry christmas thank you tour. >> merry christmas thank you tour and mr. trump was in orlando last night. and he was talking about the "time" person of the year. i think you said it well, clayton, even "time"
magazine is not safe from donald trump. here's why. >> watch. >> we are not going to be taken advantage of by other countries anymore. [cheers] right? our goal to s. to bring back that wonderful phrase, remember some of you that are a little bit older "made in the u.s.a." remember that, beautiful? made in the u.s.a. what do you like better? made in the u.s.a. or made in america? hold it. hold it. [chanting u.s.a.] ready? who likes made in america? [cheers] who likes made in the u.s.a.? [louder cheers] i think. so okay, wait.
so one more. because you know this is like doing a free poll. here is another one. so "time" magazine and "the financial times" big deal, just gave me person of the year. person. person. okay. [cheers] >> they should give it to you because this is a movement, folks. this isn't me. are you ready? so in the past it was called man of the year. now it's called person of the year. so, here's the question: what do you like better, ready? do you like person of the year. [crowd boos] do you like man of the year? [crowd cheers] well, they want to be politically correct. >> i love the contrast of those two minute podiums that day one we can't be the coastal liberal latte sipping politically correct folks and one looks like let's call it man of the year. people are sick of political
correctness he struck a cord and sticking to it people love. >> it i like he brought all the christmas trees down there too to orlando. i think he turned it into the merry christmas tour. is i in mobile, alabama today. the final stop. >> end of his tour. do you think "time" magazine is going to listen? do you think they will change it. >> i don't think so. if people woke up at some moment and realized political correctness has led us to all these crazy places where we can't even just state the obvious like i'm a man or woman or man of the year or woman of the year. it's actually not hard they obsess who might offend that one person one time. >> somethin' tells me will also still have a copy of that magazine framed in trump tower. >> of course. >> blown up. >> of course, if you were man of the year wouldn't do you that? >> absolutely. >> maybe he will cross it out and put man of the year. >> it would be right above my desk where my wife comes in to tell me to pick up something on the floor by the way, do you see this? man of the year right here. >> done. >> i will clean up my laundry later. >> that's a trump card by the way. >> pull the trump card. president obama says america
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and tell him to cut it out or there were going to be serious consequences if he didn't. >> i think there is no doubt that when any foreign government tries to impact the integrity of our elections that we need to take action. and we will at a time and place of our own choosing. >> that's president obama promising retaliation against russia over the alleged election hacking. after reminding americans that he issued putin a cut it out warning back in september. but if this is true, then why is he only acting now? and what does cut it out really mean? joining me to weigh in is former cia operative and llc mike baker. you know a few things about these topics. is vladimir putin hearing cut it out and cutting it out? >> well, you would typically in the world of foreign policy and national security interests you have got several options. one, would of course, be sanctions. the other is the famous cut
it out warning. so, he went with that one. look, the problem here is -- i don't mean to be glib on this because this is very, very serious. do you have to be appropriate in your response. particularly in this world that we live in today with cyber security issues. part of the problem with cyber warfare. however you want to refer to it is the attribution. identifying the points of origin. then you have got to figure out what is on par? what is a response? because these things can escalate and we are in a new world now, where this is new territory for all the countries out there. so he is right. the president is right in the sense that you have to be very cautious. but the problem with president obama's situation is he has lost all leverage with putin and the russian government over the past few years. he doesn't have, from their perspective, he doesn't have any credibility. so they don't, you know, when he sits down and says have you got to cut it out, there is going to be cobs sequences. they already watched him. they rolle rolled in to georgia and ukraine and took crimea.
they watched what has happened in syria as russians and iranians have built up their influence over the past several years. they don't believe it when he says "cut it out." >> that's a great segue way at the press conference yesterday that president obama held, he also talked about america standing in the world. i want to play a really quick clip and get to you respond. >> almost every country on earth sees america as stronger and more respected today than they did eight years ago. nerd, by so many measures, our country is stronger and more prosperous than it was when we started. it's a situation that i'm proud to leave for my successor. >> hold on, mike, he says we are stronger over the last eight years. a little different tune than what you were just saying. >> yeah. i guess the president and i disagree on this one. look, i respect that he's trying to set the table for his legacy as he walks out the door. that's what every president does. but, i don't understand which world he's living in right now.
because, you know, if you travel overseas or you just sit and objectively study what's happening overseas in the various areas where we have crises and hot spots now, it's hard to back up that argument with actual facts or evidence. we have had a foreign policy over the last several years during the course of this current administration that's been inconsistent in its messaging. it has not followed through. and that creates chaos. and as we have tried to back off the world stage, as the president obama has tried to say, look, rightly so if the sense of course you want to focus on here at home. of course we want to focus on america. he has been backing off of world leadership. when you do that somebody is going to try to take that topped off position. and you create chaos and create opportunity for countries that do not have our best interest the at heart. >> absolutely. mike baker, former cia operative. you know these things well. well-said. lack of leadership creates a vacuum. >> thank you.
>> the left making one last push. urging electors not to vote for president-elect trump on monday. will it have an impact or is it just a cry baby futile fight? we will debate that next. plus, what happens when you ask bickering democrats to make a life or death decision? this morning the deer named lefty who captured clayton's heart maybe a small part of mine is dead. killed by political battle here in new york city to save its life. you will have to wait to hear more more about that. ♪ ♪ ♪
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some responsibility for the risky missions used to find him after abandoning his pest. prosecutors won't be able to use serious wounds suffered by other soldiers as evidence. the u.s. traded five gitmo bring prisoners to get bergdahl back. joe biden among those expected to attend a memorial service at ohio state university today. a public viewing of his flag-draped coffin was attended by thousands yesterday. the 9 a-year-old died last week. abby? >> thank you, clayton. many on the left are urging electors to vote their conscience and against president-elect trump this monday. one petition on change.org is pleading this. we are calling on consciousness electors to the protect the constitution from donald trump. his impulsivity, bulliesing, lying and admitted history of sexual assault and utter lack of experience make him a danger to the public. is this face -- fight for
elector as futile fight. arizona elector robert graham. good morning to both of you and thanks for being here. daniel, start with you to convince electors to vote against donald trump. why are you doing this? >> i think donald trump presents a unique danger. one this countries had never faced in a commander-in-chief before. he is someone who spent his entire campaign attack the constitution. threatening to sue journalists, proposing to register people based on religion. now we see he has these close ties with russia. secretary of state appointee one of russia's highest awards. he has business interests he won't divest from. kids coming to technology meeting. the man is a mess and totally up fit. this is why the founders created the electoral college to prevent a man like donald trump from becoming commander-in-chief. >> would you do the same thing if it were reversed if it were hillary clinton that had won?
>> no, i don't think hillary clinton is completely unfit to be president. i think she is imminently qualified. she also won the popular vote by 3 million. so, no. i certainly would not be opposing that. >> you are an elector. you are going to be voting on monday for mr. trump. how do you respond to this petition? i hear you have received thousands of letters of threats, right? >> yeah. well, it's out of hand when you have such a minority group of people, such a small group of people that are pushing so hard against a system where millions, if not hundreds of millions of people still appreciate this whole system of democracy. you know, daniel said that his opinion is that hillary clinton is more qualified. well, that's why we vote. you know, they often forget that electoral college when you look at a state like arizona we have 11 electoral college members, these 11 votes are going to donald trump because he won the popular vote in arizona. he won the popular vote in most of the states is why he is up to 306. not just a few of these
little urban areas. the pressure they're putting on people to -- when they threaten us, when people are following us, the piles of mail, the hundreds of thousands of emails, i think it's more annoying than anything. but it's actually flying in the face. daniel talks about the constitution. well the electoral college is part of the constitution and we appreciate that. >> some of these letters, robert, you have received. trump clearly doesn't want the job. is he totally incompetent and not doing what is required. up to you to save us from trump. we are counting on to you make it right. daniel, i mean, you've heard from folks that have received death threats. is this how we should be treating our democracy? i mean the fact the election is over and that people have spoken? i mean, is this where we want to be right now, really? >> well, a couple of things. the election is not over. the election is monday. threats are totally inappropriate. we have not asked anybody to contact the electors at all. other than a very small group that we're working with, threats are inappropriate. no one should do that you
know, you keep talking about democracy. hillary clinton won the popular vote by 3 million votes. if we were a democracy she would be president. >> that's not the system. daniel, it's not the system if it were about the popular vote you would campaign differently. it's not the way it is set up. >> you're right. >> the system is that the electors can vote for anyone they wish. so you can't have it both ways. you can't say oh it's the system so bad to abad about the popular vote. we say the electors can vote for anyone we want. you are attacking the democracy. >> robert, quickly, have you changed your mind. >> no. i will tell what you donald j. trump has the qualifications to be president of the united states. we are already seeing it in what he is doing it with his cabinet choices. daniel, sorry to say you are going to lose again on monday. >> i'm sorry an oil executive for secretary of state with no diplomatic experience? >> that's all the time we have this morning. thank you for being with us. >> thank you, abby. >> thank you. >> all right. coming up. shocking opinion. even by the "new york times" standards.
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>> here is your shot of the morning. we asked to you send in your ugly christmas sweater picture. they are pouring in. debbie is sending in a picture her daughter chrisy for texas who is decorated with her cat toy. >> that one is particularly ugly. well done. >> this is a sweater her company's holiday party. >> look at this. >> cindy sent us this picture of the sweater she decorated her for husband tim. he won his company's ugly sweater competition. >> what is that on his head? >> hat. >> i'm so impressed with this sweater. >> rick, this morning. we are outside now and it was snowing earlier. i think it's now. [cheers and applause] >> we -- say hi to some folks.
we're going to go to wick but where are you from. >> houston. >> what brings to you new york. >> vacation. >> are you going to be here through christmas? >> yes. >> if you are from houston you are used to this kind of weather, right? >> no. >> i have azaleas blooming at home. >> so you will be happy when you get back home, too. >> it will be nice to get to warm weather. >> thanks for hanging out with us. do you watch "fox & friends." >> we do every day. >> i love it we love having you and we love having everybody out here too. we have north carolina, new zealand. these folks said you're so cold. you're so cold. can i borrow your hat? >> sure. >> what a good man. >> is this real -- is this a russian hat? >> could be. >> vladimir putin is taking over the show now. >> little bombuska rick reichmuth. >> thanks, pappa. >> you guys are upset because you guys were here before. >> we got here before them. give us some time.
where are you from? >> greenville, north carolina. >> all right. you don't look like you have been standing out here very long. >> not long at all. >> the snow has turned to sleet. it's going to turn to rain soon. take a look at the weather map and show you what's going on this morning. there is our storm. storm front stretching back across the four corners. biggest prescription is out across the east. bringing snow and freezing rain especially in around the d.c. area. be very careful this morning because we're going to be watching for very, very slick roads all across that area. here's a look at what is going on. we have got freezing rain in philadelphia. 30 degrees. and it is falling as rain. and then freezing on contact. that's with to happen in new york. we will probably remain mostly snow across the boston area and then we have all these cold temperatures we are dealing with this is almost done. >> rick. >> almost done. >> what's the difference between sleet and cold rain. >> and freezing rain? >> right. >> so sleet is it's warmer up above and it falls down to cold layer and freezes
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its life. this buck swam into the city in search of a mate. it died from extreme stress after new york's two top democrats fought over over what exactly they should do about it. bill de blasio wanted to euthanize while andrew cuomo wanted to relocate it. >> you may remember groundhog died after de blasio dropped it on groundhog's day. >> i put down failing at "new york times." the newspaper is going to hell. >> the newspaper ceo is now sending a memo to employees saying they are renting out eight floors of manhattan headquarters to make some extra cash. the ceo claims the move is meant to inacross news room collaboration. interesting. "new york times" opinion writer paul krugman making a shocking suggestion. he says president-elect trump would allow a 9/11 attack to happen to improve his approval ratings.
krugman tweeting this: there was rightfully cloud of illegitimacy over bush dispelled wrongly by 9/11 creating interesting incentives for trump. krugman 9/11 attacks behind the trump's presidency just like it did for george w. bush. those are some of your headlines this morning. and also there is democrats blaming vladimir putin and media for hillary clinton's loss. but are they missing the important l.s.u. lessons of this election by playing the blame game. democratic ohio congressman tim ryan the man who tried to unseat nancy pelosi is here next to explain why. >> and rnc communications director sean spicer joins us live with his reaction to the hacking scandal at the top of the hour.
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offering $25 million for information leading to the capture -- for the death or capture of abu back kerr al baghdadi his arrest or death that's up $10 million. and a warning to parents. the toys you put under the christmas tree could put your family at risk. the senate warning smart toys could make you a target for hackers. it says toys that connect to wi-fi put your personal information at risk and they suggest changing any default pass words like password to protect yourself. >> or don't use 123 as your password. note to self. >> i made that mistake many times. >> president obama playing the blame game using the press as a scapegoat for hillary clinton's loss. >> based on uniform intelligence assessments, the russians were responsible for hacking the dnc. i don't think she was treated failur fairly during the election. i think the coverage of her
and the issues was troubling. >> by blaming everyone but themselves are the democrats missing the important lessons of the election? >> let's ask the democratic congressman who tried to unseat nancy pelosi, tim ryan of ohio. congressman, thanks for being here this morning. >> thanks for having me. >> good morning. >> based on that press conference and other things have you heard from hillary clinton, do you feel like intraspeculation is happening inside your party. >> yeah, it's happening. we're having it we had can our race that we had against nancy pelosi. we had, i think a lot of people were having it at the dnc which is our congressional arm. so, i think we're trying to learn. we're trying our best. >> what are you learning? >> the emerging lesson is we didn't talk enough about working class people. not working class white people. working class people. white, black, brown, gay, straight. people who want to make more. weave focus a little bit more on the minimum wage which i'm for on increase. not enough for on middle class wages. at the end of the day, that had a big effect. >> the president speaking yesterday at the press conference talked about the liberal elites and latte drinking liberals.
and i think he was spot on. i think, you know, it was a reflection, you know, needing to get in these communities. liberals need to go out in communities and talk to voters this those areas. used to be liberal strongholds, west virginia. what happened there? that was bill clinton territory. >> we whin we talk about economics. i think the party wins who talks more about economics. if we both talk about economics. both republicans and democrats. i feel like democrats have the best chance at winning and, again, it doesn't mean you have to give up your progressive values or change a position on a progressive issue. it just means the emphasis needs to be on what's on people's minds. and what's on people's minds is their own economic status. their own wages, their own pension, their own security. healthcare, whatnot. when we talk about those issues, we win in places like west virginia. we got beat by 28% in rural communities. that's not accept. >> well, when you listen to mr. trump, he will say you also need the right messenger to talk about the issues that the american people cares about. >> that surprises me that
donald trump would say that. >> i know. but when you look at the democratic bench and who is sort of next up to lead the party to success, and when asked people in the party who their top choices are the average age is 75. that's a little bit high. >> joe biden. >> bernie sanders. >> elizabeth warren? >> that's bit misleading those are the three most popular people biden was vice president. bernie sanders ran for president. and elizabeth warren has been a famous name before she even got into politics. it's a little bit skewed. >> who are the incoming people? >> i think you look at people like cory booker who is a great young leader. i think we have a huge stable in the house of representatives joe crowley our caucus chair great young leader emerging. others over the next year or two. >> you would say there is a bench? >> i want to ask you said the economic piece when you are talking economics. there is cultural aspect to this. you hear barack obama saying elite coastal, you know, politically correct. and then you hear -- you
watch a guy like donald trump say i'm going to say merry christmas. and why tonight we say man of the year? and your average american goes yeah, why are we bending to all of these political elite that tell me to be politically correct? how do you fix that? there is a sense that you are totally out of touch with people in america. >> i say merry christmas. >> your party doesn't. >> if you're jewish i'm not going to tell you merry christmas, right? and if i don't know what you are, i'm going to say happy holidays. i may say merry christmas too to people. that to me is not a major issue. i say merry christmas. a lot of democrats say merry christmas. i think that's one issue that just tries to divide everybody up. but the reality of it is. >> or radical islamic terrorism or other aspects of political correctness goes awry. now you are saying extremist as opposed to calling the enemy what it is. isn't that a disconnect for people. >> it could be on some instances. i think most of all, regardless of what we're talking about on those issues, if you are talking about bread and butter issues, people don't really care about whether you're bay or straight.
they want to know how you are going to feed your family. looking at people in youngstown, ohio how am i going to feed my family. can i have a secure pension? can i afford to send my kids to college. >> barack obama saying after eight years more prosperous than we were. safer and prosperous. yet they lost the election. i don't understand we f. we were more prosperous and better off than we were eight years ago. we are healed now. people have jobs. did you believe that or do you disagree with the president? >> the aggregate we are doing better off. if you have money in the stock market and it's almost at 20,000, you're doing better off. >> not a lot of democrats make the wall street arguments. trying to make a middle class argument. >> well, that was my next caveat is that most people don't have money in the stock market. most people in my congressional district don't have money in the stock market. they can't even save. they are living paycheck to paycheck. 75% of americans are living paycheck to paycheck. if they lose one paycheck they're, their life comes completely unraveled. in that sense we haven't
done better. we haven't done better in the last eight years we haven't done much better in the last 30 years. these are the structural problems we need to change. problems are still coming. automation, driverless truck tr retail, food. >> congressman, we could talk about this all morning. unfortunately we're up against a hard break here. >> going to billy joel tonight. have fun with your wife. >> thank you. >> merry christmas. thanks for being here, we appreciate it. >> and happy holidays. >> happy holidays. >> had to get it in. donald trump just naming a new member to his administration. we'll get the inside scoop from transition communication advisor sean spicer straight ahead. and michelle obama has an announcement to make, give up, hope in america is dead. jesse watters joins us live to talk about that next.
welcome back. it's been one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year. >> had this kind of power, what chance do we have? >> we have hope. rebellions are built on hope. >> they have hope. and of course i took the family to see it last night. the latest installment in the "star wars" saga is finally out in theaters. >> of course you did, clayton. well, someone stepped into the spotlight with fox senior v.p. of marketing sat down with the director and the cast. >> i did. they told me all about what it was like to become a part of this famous movie series. >> what cover are you -- >> to protect you. say you understand. >> i understand.
>> what is it like as a director to step into these shoes of "star wars"? i mean, it's got to be somewhat daunting. >> to me they're masterpieces. try and make a film that fits on your shelf next to the others is a high bar, but a strange thing happens because i grew up like kids my age we watched "star wars" every day, played with the toys, you get onset and suddenly next to a storm trooper and you just feel like a kid. and you feel like you've gone back home. and it's actually a really comfortable place to make a movie. >> when you got the call that you made the cut going to be part of the "star wars" universe, what was your reaction? >> i became a 6-year-old. i started crying, shouting, jumping. but then they said you cannot tell anyone. >> i believe my character -- the fact he's a believer, the fact he's blind, have to feel it with his heart. and he gets to say the coolest line. >> i fear nothing.
>> are you with me? >> all the way. >> "rogue one" at a theater near you. >> you saw it last night. >> yes. >> interesting because it's all new characters. you don't know any of these people. so let it breathe a little bit and learn these new people. >> if you've not gotten into the "star wars" thing -- >> this is a great one to start with because it tees up right before episode 4 and new hope. >> it's also one of those beautifully shot movies. >> yeah. >> have you not seen it? >> i haven't seen it. but it's snowing out, so perfect day to go. >> it is a great day. >> thanks, michael. >> thanks, michael. president-elect trump naming a new member to his administration. we'll get the inside scoop from transition communications advisor sean spicer, he's up
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good morning. it is saturday december 17th. i'm abby huntsman. first he brought back christmas, this morning the president-elect takes another shot at political correctness. >> do you remember some of you that are a little bit older, made in the usa, remember that beautiful. we're going to take you to orlando, florida, where the latest stop on the thank you tour just wrapped up. and hillary clinton says don't blame me, blame james comey and vladimir putin and personal beef. leading up to the election plenty of celebrities planned to pack their bags if donald trump won. remember this? >> my confession to this election is if any republican gets nominated, i'm going to
move to canada with my entire family. >> but it looks like a lot of those celebrities got cold feet now that they know it's 20 below zero up there. we want to find out how many people move to canada, we have the answer, "fox & friends" hour four starts right now. this is the longest show in television and this is the fourth hour. we love it. that's right. this is the bonus hour. >> it is the bonus hour. >> you could argue this is the best hour. or the 6:00 a.m. hour. actually, vote for your favorite hour this morning, will you? what's your favorite hour? >> this is certainly when we're the most awake. >> or not. >> or tired by now. >> or totally hyped up on caffei caffeine. >> we have so much caffeine, that's why we're going to have a great interview with sean spicer from the trump transition team. he's going to be on our show in mere moments because there's a new announcement trt trump team this morning. >> it could be him. i know he's up for communications -- the press
secretary. >> can you announce your own? i guess you could, yeah. all right, news about russia, president obama vowing retaliation against russia for election hacking. blasting the media for obsessing over the e-mail scandal as a result. >> live for us in washington, d.c. with more on the president's final news conference of the year before off to hawaii now for 17 days, good morning, garrett. >> good morning, abby, pete and clayton. yeah, usually these end of the year press conferences are where the president will take a victory lap of sorts and list out everything his administration has accomplished overed year. this year though in president obama's final end of the year press conference it was almost entirely about russia. in particularly, the kremlin's interference in our election. the president said the cyber hacking campaign was orchestrated at the highest levels of the russian government. and without specifically pointing the finger at president vladimir putin, he added that almost nothing happens in russia without putin's approval.
>> our goal continues to be to send a clear message to russia, or others, not to do this to us. because we can do stuff to you. but it is also important for us to do it in a thoughtful, methodical way. some of it we do publicly. some of it we will do in a way that they know but not everybody will. >> president obama defended his administration's response to the cyber hacking and said it began back in september when he met with russian president vladimir putin on the sidelines of the g20 summit and warned him there would be serious consequences if russia didn't, quote, cut it out. mr. obama also had some harsh words for the media's coverage of the hacks during the election. and for focusing so much on the leaked e-mails, which he described as an obsession. >> i'm finding it a little curious that everybody's suddenly acting surprised that this looked like it was
disadvantaging hillary clinton because you guys wrote about it every day. every single leak about every little juicy tidbit of political gossip. this was an obsession that dominated the news coverage. >> and president obama was also asked on his way out if this was his last press conference before he leaves office next month, and he said he'll have to think about it. until then though, as you mentioned, the president and his first family will be in hawaii over the next two weeks for their christmas vacation. and looking outside who wouldn't want to be there now? >> i know. we'll have a lot of time to think about it over there, 17 days. >> thank you, garrett. >> thanks, garrett. we want to bring in sean spicer this morning. we've been talking about him all morning. there he is. is that a christmas tie, by the way? >> it is. >> an ugly christmas tie? >> an ugly sweater tie. >> it's a good one. >> i didn't say it. we want to get some news this morning, but we want to first talk about what the president said yesterday at this news
conference in talking about hacking and basically said three months ago i went to vladimir putin and said cut it out. and it's a big problem interference in the u.s. presidential election. and we should look at it. what's your response? >> well, i agree. i mean, no foreign entity should ever be interfering with our elections or undermining the integrity of them. but it's a very interesting story how it's evolved. prior to the election it was the department of homeland security briefing us and the campaigns saying, you know, we have high confidence in our election systems, the way that we vote, ie, various systems throughout the country, paper ballots, machines, et cetera, are such that no one could interfere with an election and we need everyone to stand firm. and then donald trump comes out and has a resounding win and suddenly the tune changes real quick because the presumed coronation of hillary clinton didn't go as planned. so, look, i think we can all condemn any entity from
interfering but there's zero evidence it had any effect on the outcome. donald trump won resoundingly with 306 electoral votes, 223 counties throughout this country including multiple that president obama carried handily. so i'm a little concerned at how the left is trying to focus on delegitimizing the election. they lost. they lost because they didn't have an effective message like donald trump. and i think that they should instead of focusing on that, you know, are trying to deflect and talk about this whole issue. >> there's a lot of attempts to discredit, no doubt. >> i wanted your thoughts because mr. trump was up tweeting early this morning slamming china's seizure of a u.s. drone. china steals united states navy research drone in international waters, rips it out of the water and takes it to china in unprecedented act. chris murphy tweets, a 7:30 a.m. saturday escalation of
diplomatic crisis with china via twitter with misspelling. when you're talking about something as sensitive as our relationship to china, is that how things should be handled? as you know, one tweet could set off serious alarm bells in that relationship. >> well, it's a fact. i mean, it's a fact. he tweeted out what happened. something that was reported in the media yesterday. i'm somewhat shocked that people are surprised that he's tweeting exactly what happened. china came along, took an asset of the united states government's and brought it to china. i think mr. trump is rightly expressing the concerns and frustrations of our government right now -- or just as a citizen, frankly. i think we should all be outraged and i don't think it's anything different than reported in the media yesterday. >> there's a sense over the years that things like this overt or covert have been ignored. enemies in iran also taking people hostage. now they're taking drones, other instances where we've been slighted. what does a tweet like this say about how president-elect trump
will handle these types of flash points? because i think it's easy to dismiss and say it's twitter, it's terrible. i mean, there's thought behind these things. how would he react differently than president obama has? >> well, you saw it with the carrier instance as well. i mean, he's not going to sit back and just let stuff happen either domestically or internationally. he is going to pick up the phone. he's going to get things done. you saw how he saved those jobs out in indiana for carrier. he's the kind of guy that's going to end business as usual and get things done. he's a man of action. i think we've seen it already through the transition. and we're going to see it really forcefully on january 20th going forward. >> i want to get your take on something hillary clinton said on thursday night. she was meeting with a group of donors to thank them for their support during her campaign. and she seems like inside we had ed klein on earlier and he seemed to suggest that sort of inside that bubble that there's no way that they are taking responsibility for losing this election. and she said to those people in the room the other night she said, look, james comey
releasing that letter definitely changed some votes in those swing states and that is probably why we lost this election. what do you make of that? >> i mean, i think they're probably at stage eight in their 12 step program of grief. look, this all happened because hillary had -- i mean, if she hadn't had a server, if she hadn't written what she wrote, i think there's a denial of responsibility on her part for doing some of the things that caused this. comey wouldn't have been investigating her for the secret server if she hadn't evaded government regulations in the first place. if she hadn't set up the server. there is a degree of personal responsibility that hillary clinton and her team have to take. but, you know, look, if this is how they want to focus on it, you know, so be it. but i just think that if you want to look at it objectively, at some point they need to take responsibility for their actions. >> all right. we do have a fox news alert to get to about mr. trump
nominating congressman -- director of the office of management and budget. first we thought we were going to have you onto announce you were going to become the next press secretary, but your thoughts quickly on this latest news? >> mick mulvaney is a fiscal hawk, fighting against government waste, efficiency. this is somebody keeping in line with what you've seen with the rest of the trump picks for his cabinet. he's going to get things done, he's going to tackle the $20 trillion budget deficit that we have right now and start to chip away to get rid of government efficiencies, find outdated projects and plans and government waste. but he is going to be a real champion of the american taxpayer in that office. >> what about press secretary? you as press secretary, if that were true would you as press secretary make your own announcement. >> right here on "fox & friends". >> right here wearing a christmas tie? >> well, there's been no
additional staff announcements. i'm sure that we will let "fox & friends" know when we have additional announcements. >> handled very well. >> i think we got to focus on the jobs that we know of. congratulations to abby. >> oh, thanks. >> going to be the official slot on the couch. that was a job announcement that we were all rooting for. >> that's so sweet of you. thank you. >> we all internally as well. >> we wish you all the luck as well in whatever happens. >> nice tie. >> have a great christmas, sean. >> merry christmas. see you soon. we have other headlines to get to this morning starting with this story, breaking overnight, an officer shot during a deadly traffic stop. the scene unfolding in a walmart parking lot in dallas, oregon. three officers pulled over the suspect on suspicion of dui. police say the suspect then turned his gun on an officer shooting him in the leg. officers returning fire killing the suspect. the injured officer luckily is expected to be okay. and this story, the son of a
terrorist, osama bin laden, is denied entry into egypt. omar bin laden and his wife arriving at cairo international airport this morning from qatar. but after checking his saudi passport, security officials found his name on a list of those banned pr entering the country. both were deported to turkey. the couple was also denied entry back in 2008. and the obama family in hawaii just a short time ago for last vacation as the first family. president obama holding malia's hands as they walk down the steps of air force one with sasha and mrs. obama behind them. the first family visits hawaii for christmas every year. visiting where the president grew up. they will be there for a full 17 days. i love this story, a christmas wreath for heroes who paid the ultimate price thanks to generous viewers like you happening right now, wreaths across america placing christmas wreaths on every headstone in arlington national cemetery. that is more than 400,000 graves. the whole thing made possible after the group asked for donations on our show and you
all responded. >> with a grateful heart we are very excited to announce that we have received enough donations for every veterans' grave at arlington national cemetery to receive a wreath this year. >> that is amazing. besides arlington 1.2 million wreaths will be put on veterans' graves nationwide. >> very cool. >> thanks for doing that. coming up on the show, president-elect trump predicting a bright future for the country. >> we're going to win so much, you're going to go to paul ryan, you're going to go, mr. speaker, please, please, we can't stand winning this much. >> i love it. >> too much winning. >> how is his message resonating with the voters, the brand new dials when we come back. plus, this might be the greatest secret santa ever. the heartwarming surprise just in time for christmas. it is the best video.
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let me just state this as clearly as i can. i am going to keep radical islamic terrorists the hell out of our country. >> that was president-elect trump last night in orlando promising to fight terrorism. the latest stop of his thank you tour. >> his thank you merry christmas tour, indeed. so how is his post election message resonating with americans? here to break it all down as she did during the election, president and partner -- i sometimes get that wrong but know who it is, it's lee carter. >> good morning, lee. >> nice to be here. >> how are these speeches
resonating with people? >> he is doing a fantastic job. now, most people can't watch it without breaking out laughing at least once. but the bottom line is people are loving his message on the economy, on jobs, people are -- and i've even seen democrats not saying they love him but coming over. >> one thing he says is buy american, hire american. let's look at how people felt about that. >> and we're going to put our people back to work in the process. it's time to help get americans off of welfare and back into the labor market. [ cheers and applause ] rebuilding this country with american hands and with american workers. my administration will follow two simple rules, buy american and hire american, right? we're going to do it. >> so you can see there republicans and independents absolutely loved it. gave it an a-plus and democrats even gave it a c.
this is a really strong message. >> which is like an a. >> that's a high grade, yeah. >> even in polling numbers people are really, really optimistic again. great, great news for the trump administration. >> recent pick, an important one with secretary of state rex tillerson chosen, but unknown to some. so he's been talking about him a little bit. here's the clip of donald trump talking about rex tillerson. >> today i announced my plans to nominate rex tillerson, right? the chief executive officer and chairman of exxon mobil to be the next secretary of state. rex is one of the greatest and most skilled global business leaders of our time. made some of the greatest deals ever made in the oil industry or any industry. a great diplomat. a strong man, a tough man. >> so this pick has been somewhat surprising to most people. you're seeing there republicans gave this a b-plus, independents
a c, democrats an f. now, what i heard wasn't necessarily that he didn't like the pick as much as they don't understand the pick. so republicans are supporting him pretty much no matter what he does. independents are sort of flat. they want information. they want to know why. they want to know who this guy is. and democrats are assuming the worst right now. so he needs to give them some information. talk about trade, talk about the kinds of things he's going to bring to the table. and i think people will come around. >> something he loves to talk about is winning. he says we are going to win so much you're going to get tired of winning. >> your head is going to be spinning. absolutely. time for this last clip. one more -- i guess we don't. >> okay. >> you need to tell us there's these things called commercials and we have to do them, but we would talk to you all day if we could. i also normally don't comment on your shoes, but these are not yours, are they? >> they're abby's. >> i forgot my shoes today. >> i don't know that i'll be borrowing -- but we love you, lee. >> love being here.
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the best part is the price around $36,000 you get federal tax incentives and that kind of stuff on it. but a great looking car from chevy and the team at general motors. this over here is hot. >> abby's inside. >> abby is inside. all right, abby, this is mini, as in minicooper. but this isn't quite mini. this is the countrymen but also have an all new electric version. interior capacity nearly the same size as the toyota rav 4. >> and seat warmer on, heater's going, really comfortable. >> all the creature comforts you would expect inside this vehicle starting price mid-20s. >> my kids call it the bun warmer. >> the bun warmer. this is not a bun warmer and this won't fit under your christmas tree. >> pete is inside this one. >> this is the new ram mojave special. why is this special? 33-inch tires on it compete against the ford raptor comes with that incredible hemi motor.
beautiful, but really all about offroad performance with this vehicle. >> how does it feel, pete? >> it's great, fantastic. beautiful vehicle. >> and it looks good on you, too. and it represents your military background, right? >> yeah, i need a truck and i can do it in style this way. >> absolutely in style. this was a show stopper in l.a. at the auto show. this is a toyota chr. this is the next generation vehicle for the millennial. it's a new look and design for toyota. this is going to be a sub $20,000 vehicle. incredible gas mileage on this thing. and it really, you know, seats five people comfortably in here. >> all right. what about the new -- >> this is the all new land rover discovery. seats seven people inside. it also comes with a fitbit type watch adapter that when you walk to the vehicle you can leave your keys inside and just kind of walk over, doors unlock and you can jump inside this vehicle. >> this looks different though. >> it's built on kind of a new chassis, it's lighter weight. it very much looks like a range
rover. that's what they've done great with this vehicle. starting price sub $50,000. this is an affordable luxury vehicle for the family. >> great offroad vehicle. >> come over here to nissan, tell us about this bad boy. >> obviously this week there's been this buzz in the country about the all new "star wars" "rogue one" movie and the rogue is one of the best selling vehicles of all-time for nissan. it's all about "star wars." comes with the rogue one logo. >> looks like a storm trooper. >> comes in black and white, and they will sell only 5,400 of these vehicles. so only 5,400. and if you buy it, you get a commemorative storm trooper helm helmet. >> really? >> all the logoing on this is all about "star wars." we're going to close it out, i just say hello lincoln. all right. lincoln is back. we brought you two lincoln continentals in the past. the first was a concept. the next was first iteration of what it will look like on the road and this is on sale just in time for christmas a $40,000
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♪ i got emotional earlier in the morning talking about this video. i'm composed now. i'm so proud. this is my brother, my younger brother john, who got carrier certified just three days ago this week. it's been a dream of his to fly a plane. >> to learn how to land on a carrier. >> he's been training for the last year, but really for probably a good two years you're working up to it. >> so cool. >> you think about what it takes to land one of those on a ship like that that's moving in the middle of the ocean, the training that goes into accomplishing something like this, why you got emotional. >> and so much of how we fight today is in the air. >> yes. >> so we need people like him. he's a hero of mine. and all americans. so congratulations, jon. we're so proud of whole family is. >> this is why we're proud to be american and we would never want to move to another country, right? it's nice to visit other countries, like go up to canada,
get some good canadian beer once in a while. but not to move there. but you remember during the election season there were a number of celebrities that i had e that said if donald trump win ths election, i'm out of here. >> there they are right there. rosie, jon stewart, cher was going to move to jupiter. turns out canada was asked about this, hey, how many have headed over there? and they say only 28 americans have applied for trump-related -- is there such a thing as trump-related refugee status? >> that's a new thing in their government. >> come on. >> none of them have come from hollywood. >> i was going to say 28 did follow through with their word, but no one that was a well-known person, a celebrity that talks so publicly about it, no one actually followed through on that, yet, at least. >> turns out celebrities are full of hot air. >> shocking. breaking news, fox news
alert on that one. >> 28 of them. >> but they promised. they said absolutely i'm going to move. it was very real. >> there was always a promise. they always care a lot more than you do. >> but then they look at the weather report. rick, how warm is it in canada right now? >> like minus 30 in a lot of it. >> right. they're like maybe august. >> maybe l.a.'s a little better for me. you know, we will stay on the story. if we get any updates -- >> when it gets over 30, we'll let you know. some other headlines to get to this morning. this is bizarre one, accused killer robert durst says he was high on meth during his apparent confession on the hbo series "the jinx." >> kill them all. >> the millionaire real estate heir was arrested the day after the series finale aired. he hadn't realized his mike was on during that admission. durst is on trial for the murder of his friend susan berman.
prosecutors say he shot her to prevent her from looking into the 1982 disappearance of his wife. and a thumb down from conservative pundits. social media site under fire for picking sites that have a track record of liberal bias. the filter include snopes, abc news and politifact. mark zuckerberg says they will be fighting spam, not flagging opinions. and president-elect donald trump is at it again using a nickname for one of his defeated political opponents. listen to this. >> i had this character that nobody ever saw before, nobody ever heard of him before. i said to my wife -- that's correct, that's his name. he said evan mcmuffin, do you believe it? >> mcmuffin. he's talking about evan mcmullen, once thought to be a threat to mr. trump in states like my home state of utah.
mcmullen embracing the nickname posting this photo from a local mcdonald's before the election. the greatest secret santa ever. we love this. a virginia marine just back from deployment dressing up as the jolly old elf to surprise his son at school. >> do you want anything else for christmas? >> i want my dad. >> you want your dad? >> yeah. >> where did your dad go? >> kuwait. >> why is he in kuwait? >> -- >> i think i have a bit of christmas magic for you. [ laughter ] hi, jackson. >> hi dad.
>> is that the cutest thing? >> he wins the mannequin challenge. the way he froze in the videotape. he was like -- >> you want to know what he's thinking for like those five seconds he's sitting there. >> i like the theory on this. >> he did ask for an xbox and also my dad to come home. so he's thinking right now am i also going to get the xbox this is amazing, he's like both. >> i love that video. so cute. >> so sweet. some extreme weather, deadly arctic blast gripping dozens of state this weekend with up to a foot of snow hitting parts of the midwest. hundreds of flights grounded nationwide. and firefighters battling a six-alarm house fire in sub zero conditions, could you imagine? the cold freezing everything in sight including hoses and ladders. >> our own rick tracking the storm and break it down. >> some dramatic pictures when the fire hose freeze and hoses free e freeze like that. yeah, it's been an incredibly cold week across the country. we're almost done with it.
we have a lot of snow still to deal with and some freezing rain that's really problematic across the road. so it's saturday, if you can stay off the roads at all, especially across areas of the mid atlantic into the northeast, do so you'll be saving yourself a lot of trouble. we have all kinds of winter weather advisories in effect across the central part of the country around the great lakes in toward part areas the northeast. some spots five to eight inches of snow across northern areas of new england. but the cold air is what we've been dealing with for such a long time. it's that pink color, feels like minus 39 in billings, minus 24 in fargo. you get the idea. i want to take us through the next couple days. cold air still in place here across the plains. go to sunday, still here around the great lakes. and then by monday it starts to retreat back up into canada where we'd like to see it going to tuesday, wednesday, you get the idea. the worst of it that pink, that very cold air goes away and we have what is going to be a much warmer like 30 is warmer in minnesota for much of this coming week. >> yeah, i'll take it. >> incredibly cold air gone. >> there's nothing like going to your car which i do many times
it says negative 20. >> do you plug in your car by the way? >> a block heater? i don't. some people do. i moved to montana and people are like did you get a block heater? i'm like what is that? >> you learn very quickly. >> a smart thing to have though. >> thank you, rick. president obama taking a victory lap on the economy. >> since i signed obamacare into law, our businesses have added more than 15 million new jobs. last year the poverty rate fell at the fastest rate in almost 50 years. >> that sounds like one side of the story. but charles payne says those numbers just don't add up. he's going to do the math for us. he's very good at math. and he's coming up next. >> come on in, charles. but first, let's check in with neil cavuto for a look at what's coming up on "the coast of freedom". >> good morning. democrats are still blaming russia for losing the election, are they ignoring a very real threat from china? why that country's latest provocative move has someone here saying it will be up to
welcome back. president obama taking a victory lap yesterday touting his economic progress over the last eight years. >> since i signed obamacare into law our businesses have added more than 15 million new jobs. the economy is undoubtedly more durable than it was in the days when we relied on oil from unstable nations and banks took whiskey bets with your money. add it all up and last year the poverty rate fell at the fastest rate in almost 50 years. >> but how much of this is actually true? charles payne, host of "making money" on the fox business network joins us now to break it all down. eight years, we're more
prosperous now than we were when president obama came into office. >> in a way that's disingenuous. we were in the throes of a major, major economic meltdown that kind of happens once every 50 to 100 years. i think it's unfortunate that barack obama would want to use that as, you know, his hallmark. in other words he wants to compare his presidency to the worst period in like three generations instead of saying, hey, compared to just typical when a president gets a chance to govern our nation for eight years, what usually happens? i'll tell you what didn't happen. we didn't get one year of 3% growth. i'll tell you what else happened. millions and millions of people left the job market. we did create jobs, but a lot of them are low paying jobs. in fact, people who lost their jobs at the beginning of the great recession often got a job later that didn't even pay as much as the one they had before. so -- >> you're saying it's the size and the pace. there were jobs that were added -- >> sure, there's no doubt about that. >> temporary and not as many. >> we've got the most amazing
economy in the history of mankind. let's never forget that. and it's elastic. the way it's designed the way it's always worked sometimes the worse something gets, the stronger it comes back. this time it got really bad, and it only creeped back. for instance he's talking about the inflection point in poverty last year. of course it finally had a big move, but look where it is overall. it went down every single year under his presidency until last year. >> talk about trump likes to pay lip service to this we're going to bring jobs back, but a lot of those jobs as you know are automated jobs and they're not coming back. so they're being replaced by robots. even if you did bring the manufacturing back, the robots would be doing that. how do we confront this new economy? >> this week the ceo of ibm wrote a letter, ginny, she essentially says, listen, forget about blue collar jobs and white collar jobs. there are going to be millions of jobs created by necessarily
don't need a four-year degrees, these are the quote/unquote vocational jobs of next century, people who learn how to code. people can fix those robots, people who can do may want nans on those robots. those empty factories have been to retro fitted to fit in those robots. amazing opportunity, but the big complaint and big fear is we may not have the right workforce to do it right now. >> and you need the regulatory environment and the tax environment so the companies want to do those types of things here as opposed to elsewhere. >> there's no doubt about it. this is what we're seeing with the stock market and the sentiment across the board whether it's manufacturing, whether it's home building, all has to do with the fact that people believe -- professionals, not just folks who are out there, you know, going to political rallies, but professionals in several industries to your point that because you have a republican president who's promised some dramatic changes and a republican congress, we're going to get those through. so that part should be the low hanging fruit. that should be the low hanging fruit. that's why the stock market is up through the roof.
it's an authentic move in the market reflected on america living up to its ability. remember, president obama had a choice. he decided to focus on a great wall for utopia. and that's cool. that's what he wanted to focus on. but i think americans at this point are saying, hey, we want a chance to pull ourselves up by our boot straps. >> sure. charles payne, smartest guy on money. >> like a legit businessman who also happens to do tv. >> that's right. >> thanks a lot, guys, great to see you. what would christmas be without ugly sweaters? up next a lively fashion show. we'll show you some of our favorites coming up. is that a sloth on hers?
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welcome back. some quick headlines for you, get it while it's hot. starbucks has a new fruitcake frappucci frappuccino, probably taste like all their other holiday drinks, just with a little crumble on top. and this blinged out christmas sweater will run you $30,000. the company's tipsy elves teaming up to make the world's
most expensive ugly christmas sweater features old st. nick riding a unicorn and made with 24,000 crystals. >> wow. >> i'm wearing a unicorn and i feel right at home. >> yes, you are. >> in my unicorn christmas sweater. it's ugly christmas sweater time. it's become a holiday tradition. are you in need this morning? >> founder of my uglychristmassweater inc., anne marie joins us. >> good morning. >> thanks for having me back. >> i apologize, clayton stole mine, this is clearly a small. >> is this a woman's small? >> it's a man's small, and i think you're a man's medium/large. >> you wear it so well. >> shows your muscles. >> right. or something. how did you come up with this? >> back in 2008 i saw that ugly christmas sweaters were trending, so i started a website to sell ugly christmas sweaters. and since then i've evolved and now i showcase some of the most fun and creative christmas sweaters that are out there on the market.
>> like abby's? >> this is a sloth hugging me actually. >> this is a hugging sloth by blizzard bay. it's just fantastic. >> it is awesome. >> adorable sweater. >> it's giving me a nice hug. >> giving you a great hug. >> they have very long claws rip your back apart. and now pete is wearing a nightgown, right? >> the nightgown sweater. >> i think it's 4xl. >> this is another sweater from blizzard bay and it's a fitness santa with barbells and track shoes. great for men to wear anyway. i saw this last week actually a symphony concert a man was wearing this. so it's good for everyone. >> all right. we've got an poinsettia. >> wearing an '80s sweater embellished with ornaments and jingle bells and great as a dress and for parties and for work. >> can you shake again? >> i love it. >> thanks. >> i have to have a cat sweater. >> cats are in. cats are always in. meredith is wearing a cat sweater that's embellished with
bows and pompoms. >> how do you feel? do you feel good? you feel confident? >> sexy. >> sexy? yeah, sexy. making ugly sweaters beautiful. >> and of course this year you've got to have a trump and a melania. >> yeah. so these are diy, do it yourself, trump and melania sweaters. >> wow. >> you can -- >> oh, they're kissing. >> wow. >> wow. >> we know that mr. trump is watching our show right now, we apologize. >> for trump supporters who want to make america great again with fun christmas sweater. >> what did you use to make the hair? the little tuft of blonde hair? >> it's a little boa. >> oh, a feather boa. >> a feather boa. another useful craft. >> how can people order christmas sweaters? >> go to myuglychristmassweater.com and we'll point you to where you can get these sweaters from their
♪ we ask for you to send in your ugly christmas sweater photos this morning, and boy did you. she already won her contest. >> that's front, back and head. >> i didn't know about that. >> this is joanne's husband, designed his own sweater. well done, sir. >> and here's some. >> of our crew -- oh, look at that. >> fantastic. >> jennifer sent this picture of her and her sister. who's sweater is uglier, they're asking the question?
>> i don't want to get on that one. >> two lovely ugly sweaters. >> and feeling the burn with baby bern. >> con gat late you for being the host. >> thank you, guys. >> huge. >> thanks, happy to be here. have a good day everyone. >> we'll see you tomorrow. since the election, stocks soaring, consumer confidence rising, small business optimism leaping. and the fed predicting a stronger economy is coming. so why are so many liberals and the media still warning about a trump presidency? hi everybody. i'm dagen mcdowell in for brenda bu butner. this is "bulls & bears." welcome to our panel. john, what do you say? >> i say that they're wrong and they're mad about it. i think that's what it is. look, the media that is out there, i