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[laughter] all i can say is i'm so happy to have them in the usa, 6-year-old brother vincent and his parents back in l.a., glad to have them. >> jesse: sorry, geraldo, he talked over "one more thing" appeared for us "special report" is up next. >> bret: hey, jesse, that geraldo snowmen. as we await guidance from the cdc one major school districts inches closer to a deal reopening as the coronavirus pandemic. we will bring you there. plus reopening schools, i will speak live with dr. anthony fauci how he believes it can be done safely. and rules for the but not for me, some lawmakers crying foul at house speaker nancy pelosi with tightened security on capitol hill. this "special report."
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♪ ♪ good evening and welcome to washington come on bret baier. chicago schools could gradually start to be open for in person learning this week under with the chicago mayor is calling a tentative agreement with the teachers union there on covid-19 safety protocols and rolled out vaccinations for teachers. the deal if approved by the members of the unit would avoid a possible strike in the nation's largest school district. chicago is only one of many communities across the country fighting to get students back and side schools. i will speak in just a few minutes with the director of national institute of infectious diseases, dr. anthony fauci. we began with senior correspondent mike tobin in chicago, good evening. >> from a snow we chicago almost after a year after board with class on a computer and some not logging on. grades slipping, depression on the rise and apparently back to the classroom but as we see across the nation dealing with a
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pandemic, nothing is easy. at long last chicago's mayor with a breakthrough that means a public school students start phasing back to in person study this week. >> i am confident, confident that the measures we have and what we will put in place will make our schools safer than what they are. >> but the chicago teachers union to tap the opportunism and no agreement between the board of education. what we have is a framework. and the and the rank-and-file to ratify the framework could come as early as tuesday but no member of the ct will be required to return to the classroom without an opportunity to be vaccinated and it creates thresholds to shut down in person learning if the virus surges. educators did not show up monday at the urging of the president of the teachers federation. >> because they refused to risk their lives in order to sit in school buildings that aren't safe. >> san francisco also announced the tentative deal to snag what
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the attorney said is progress but not enough. he will file a motion to a lawsuit compelling the school district to meet state requirements for reopening. the director of the cdc who set a safe return to class does not require a vaccine said transmission happens outside of an environment where safety protocols are filed like school. >> the school suggest there is very little transmission happening in the school, especially when there is not social distancing occurring. >> three of the largest ten school districts are closed. the three that are open are in florida. the other large districts in new york to used and are partially open. in new york the mayor announced middle schools will be reopening late this month for about 62,000 students, they are teachers prioritized for vaccinations. we talk about coming back strong, it depends on the public schools and republic schools have done amazing work throughout this crisis. speak with a phased in return of
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chicago students could start wik and special education kids this. then in march you will seek kindergarten all the way through eighth grade. no timeline of return for high school students, bret. >> bret: mike tobin live in a snow we chicago to talk more about schools and vaccines, let's bring in top public health director the national institute of allergy and infectious diseases, dr. anthony fauci anthony fauci. dr. fauci think you for being here. >> thank you. >> bret: you heard bikes report and there is a lot of concern from parents, teachers, communities about getting the students back to schools. camp these communities do it safe now even though the teachers are not vaccinated? >> i think what you heard the doctor say that this can be done provided that the capability of keeping the children and the teachers safe, mainly wearing a mask and having the resources to be able to arrange the classes so that you have appropriate
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spacing. those kind of things, and public health issues can be done. but obviously, you have a lot of serious discussions going on between the teachers union and the officials of the city and the states that you just mentioned. so it's not an easy problem to solve. obviously, we want to get teachers vaccinated. they are essential personnel as far as we are concerned. it would be important to get them vaccinated, but there are situations where you likely can still get children back to school providing you do it in a safe environment with masking and other public health measures. >> bret: chose to be clear, you are not speaking a personal capacity. you are speaking is the job you do, right? we had the white house come out saying the cdc director saying the exact same thing you said, speaking in a personal capacity but not official guidance. this will be the official guidance, is it not? >> the official guidance come up bret, likely coming out before
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the end of this week. so i think it would be important rather than trying to get different opinions of it, let's see what the guidance shows and we can all discuss about the various aspects of the guidance. but it will be coming out -- i'm almost certain before the end of the week. >> bret: where are we on this virus? right now and we know about getting the vaccines, getting them out and about but fighting the virus. what are the numbers you are seeing and what are you looking at right now? >> bret we been through a terrible period over the last month as you know. we had a situation up to 300,000, 4,400,000 cases per da, and hospitals being overrun but the good news now is what we are seeing numerically is that there has been a plateauing and a coming down of numbers of cases.
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rather significant diminution and we hope to be going that direction. that is the good news. the somewhat challenging news is that we have variance, namely mutations that occurred and dominate in places like the u.k. that are now here in the united states. and from the data that we get from our british colleagues is that this virus tends to transmit more readily from person to person, which means that we are going to have to double down on public health measures. the good news is that the vaccine that we have that we are distributing now, even though the supply has not yet completely met the demands, the vaccine is effective against that variant that is predominant in the u.k. so we have a task ahead of us. we have to do two things simultaneously. we have got to adhere to the public health measures, masking, physical distancing, voiding congregate settings, but at the same time, as possible to get as
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many people vaccinated as quickly as we possibly can. that will help contain the outbreak and also helped to contain the spread of these variants which are of concern here in the united states and other countries. >> bret: dr. fauci come i want to bring you back to february of last year. this is white house task force. you were talking there about the status of this virus at that point. take a listen. >> you can't be relying on a vaccine over the next several months to a year. however, if this virus which we have every believe to believe it will happen, it will go be on every season and recycle next year. if that is the case, we hope to have a vaccine. >> bret: i just want to get your thoughts about looking back at that piece of tape, and what you were thinking then and what you are thinking now. >> well come i think what happened was even beyond the
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expectations in a positive way. when i was asked back then because we had started working on the vaccine, literally in january, i guess a month before that tape, bret and i was asked when do we think we will have a vaccine that might be available? and i said 12-18 months. fortunately for us because a variety of circumstances, we were able to show that we have a vaccine that is both highly efficacious, 94%-95% with a very good safety profile. so i said back on the tape that you just showed, that we would need to vaccine and get a handle on this. fortunately for us now, we do have a vaccine. the question is we have to get enough doses out to get as many people vaccinated as possible. >> bret: i want to do a quick lightning around here. do we know now if you have covid, have had to covid, how long your protection lasts? we know you can get it again, but do we know, do we have any
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studies about the numbers now? >> no, we don't, bret. it varies from person to person. it will likely be six months or more, but we don't know the complete durability of that. we will know the durability of protection against with regard to the vaccine if we follow individuals long enough. but everyone is obviously asking that question come if i got infected in february, how long will it be protected against reinfection and against the same virus? and the fact is, bret, we don't have a definitive answer to that question, although we can surmise it is likely several months at least. >> bret: last thing, watching the super bowl last night kudos to the nfl and they cut the season through and it was exciting to watch, but is there going to be a time when we are going to have no masks? when is that time? if you had to guess going to a sports game, going to a theater, going to a concert without a mask?
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>> you know, bret that will be dependent on the level of the virus in the community down. if we can get and i have used this as an estimate, it is not definitive come if we can get 70%-85% of the population vaccinated and get to where we hope it would be to a degree, herd immunity, which really is an umbrella or a veil of protection against the community where the level of virus is so low, it is not a threat at all, then at that point, you can start thinking in terms of not having to have two wear a mask. but we are certainly not near there yet. when do i think that will occur? it is very hard to predict, bret, but if everything falls into place and we get this under control, it is conceivable that you might be able to pull back a bit on the public health measures as we get into the late fall of this year. but there was no guarantee of that. because if we don't get the
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overwhelming majority of the population vaccinated, there will still be a considerable amount of virus in the community. as long as that is the case, bret, people will have to wear masks. >> bret: you know, because of what we are doing with the coronavirus, we haven't heard a lot about the seasonal flu. you lose 30000-60000 people at the flu. has not gone down dramatically? >> extraordinarily and infect that is a good testimony to the efficacy of wearing masks, voiding congregate settings, and keeping distance. because we did that during this late fall, early winter. and the level of influenza in the community is remarkably low regarding comparisons to other years. our australian colleagues have the same experience during their winter, which is essentially our summer. when i was talking to my colleagues in australia, they were sagging, tony, we don't
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have hardly any flu this year ad we think it is due to the fact that people are wearing masks, keeping their distance and avoiding congregate settings. goes to show you those public health measures actually work. >> bret: dr. fauci, we appreciate your time. welcome back anytime. >> thank you, brett, good to be with you. >> bret: president biden to push to trillion dollar covert relief plan without bipartisan support, but not the only thing on his agenda that is raising eg republicans, peter doocy looks at the other plants while the president still has to answer questions about his predecessor. >> president biden is not following pro-trump impeachment trial, but instead his focus is covid-19. it's supporting a democratic proposal for federal payments up to $3600 per child for qualifying families. >> this proposal is emergency funding.
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>> what about raising minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025? the congressional budget said 1.4 million jobs and 25 alone but the white house still wants it in the stimulus. >> there is a parliamentarian who will make a decision about what can end up in a final package. >> even though biden himself was capital bowl about raising a wage like that friday. >> i put in the end, but i don't think it will survive. >> immigration policy may soon change and prepares to tilt i.c.e. agents not to prioritize deporting illegal immigrants convicted upset stomach simple assault or dui. >> nobody is saying dui or behavior but the prioritization of who will be supported from the country. >> it's been 19 days since 11,000 people plan on working keystone xl pipeline found out the project was canceled by biden executive order. >> my wife and daughter have a daughter in college and how do we provide health care?
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>> union workers can have green jobs instead of. >> they can be the people that go to work to make the solar panels. >> but union boss who supports bret general rules thinks they should have had the green jobs lined up already. >> i wish he had pair that more carefully with the thing that he did second by saying we are creating jobs. >> winter they get the green jobs? >> the president many democrats and republicans in congress believe the infrastructure, building infrastructure that is international interest and boost the economy creates jobs in america and advances clean energy goals and something we can work on together. >> climate change with a live government approach. every cabinet agency to use authority to improve the environment but despite all the eyeballs on this, people losing jobs, are not environmentally friendly but still have not been told when the promise of green
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jobs will be ready, bret. >> bret: good questioning at the briefing today, peter doocy on the north lawn, thanks. record highs across wall street. the dow jones gaining 238 and s&p 500 rose 29 and the nasdaq finished up 121 but just minutes ago president trump's counsel says the former president is pleased by one part of the upcoming impeachment trial. find out what that is after the break. first, covering tonight, fox 2 in st. louis, st. louis justice center broke out of their cells over the weekend, said fire was caused flooding and threw things out a fourth floor windows. and one officer was injured and it took officers eight hours to restore order there. in birmingham, alabama, the workers at the fulfillment center of voting to unionize. if that motion succeeds, the union would be the first one for amazon employees in the u.s.
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and this is a live look from sacramento from fox affiliate 40 and more than a month until the deadline, the campaign to recall california governor gavin newsom reach the number of signatures required to qualify for statewide ballot. the campaign said they had 1.4 million names with 1.5 million needed. that is tonight's live look outside of the beltway from "special report." we will be right back. sfx: [sounds of everyday life events, seen and heard in reverse] ♪♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ sfx: [sounds of fedex planes and vehicles engines]
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♪ ♪ >> bret: texas republican ron wright has died at the age of 67. he had been battling cancer and was admitted to the hospital two weeks ago after contracting the coronavirus. he was first elected in 2018 to represent the sixth congressional district in the dallas-fort worth area. alabama senator richard shelby will not run for reelection in 2022. the republican's the fourth most senior member in the u.s. senate elected as a democrat to the senate in 1986.
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shelby became a republican following 1984 election. his decision by three other republican senators not to run again. as of now the republicans to defend 27 seats in 2022 compared to democrats 14. just within the last hour, lawyers for former president donald trump were saying the former president is pleased that there was bipartisan support on how to structure the upcoming impeachment trial. his counsel believes the process will "provide us with an opportunity to explain to senators why this is absurd and unconscious against a private citizen." the manager says it merits conviction and should be disqualified from holding in the office in the future. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel with impeachment preview. >> all parties have agreed to a structure that will ensure a fair and honest senate impeachment trial of the former president.
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each side will have ample time to make their arguments. >> the second impeachment trial is expected to begin with debate over whether it is constitutional had a simple majority vote. in 16 hours for house managers to make their case, 16 hours for the president's defense. >> i'm pleased that leader schumer and i were able to reach an agreement and the fair process in an estimated timeline. >> the trump legal team and a brief submitted today said the trial will be political theater namely nancy pelosi. the speaker and the allies have tried to callously harness the chaos at the moment for their own political gain. so what is the approach of the former president's legal team and mounting defense? >> what we are seeing from the democrats as cancel culture on a constitutional level. >> on the other side the house briefing concludes the house will establish a conviction and disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honor, trust or profit under the
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united states. speak with this is an open and shut case. >> prominent democrats have used harsh rhetoric also soap such as maxine waters urging supporters in 2018 to confront trump cabinet members. >> tell them they are not welcome. i didn't say anybody was going to have violence. >> the wild card's witnesses. if the impeachment want to call witnesses and subpoenaed documents and the senate supports it, that can stretch the trial out for a long time, bret. >> bret: okay, mike thank you. some insight into the impeachment trial. senior political analyst brit hume, good evening. there is a sense on capitol hill not only republicans but democrats may want to move this quickly. >> welcome i don't think -- it may be the case that democrats s impeachment trial will not come down to their political credit because not much of the country will see the point to try to convict a man and remove him
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when he's already gone. apart from that, the case that trump incited the mob by what he said on the day of the riot seems a little weak in either the fact explicitly encouraged these protesters to go to capitol hill and protest, as he put it, peacefully and patriotically. i think the case would be better made if trey gowdy suggested, our new contributor, that made the case that it's fair to act when the riot started might be grounds or in my view, all the stuff he pumped into the brains of his supporters about the election being stolen, which clearly animated a lot of them to come to washington might be a better ground. but nonetheless, they clearly want to get it over with and we will only see a try when the matter a few days judging by the schedule that mike just articulated. >> bret: this is just one count, the insight count.
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georgia officials have opened up an investigation what he did on the phone call with the georgia secretary of state down there. other avenues, but this is just that one count. as far as the political impact, and if as expected just looking at the numbers, he is acquitted, what do you think it means for the future of the trump political force? >> well, the guide in recent history on this, bret he was impeached once before. there was a trail and he was acquitted. nancy pelosi, i can remember, obviously, she thought this would be a stain that would last and affect the outcome of the upcoming election but it dropped out of sight and was never mentioned in the fall campaign by politicians on either party that i'm aware of and certainly not mentioned by either presidential candidate. it dropped like a stone. so i don't think there is any good reason to believe this will leave a lasting mark, and less if were convicted, and the vote succeeded to bar him thereafter
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from office, that obviously would affect his political career. but if he's not convicted, this thing will disappear in a matter of months. to be when i wanted to ask if this well i had you peered over the beacon former secretary george holtz died at the age of 100 and i had the opportunity to interview him about my book and fascinated with the stories. but i wanted to get your thoughts on someone who was instrumental in the reagan years and foreign policy overall. >> bret he was one of those consequential cabinet officers of our time up through the reagan administration and beyond. he was very smart. very self-confident, very public spirited to come a very decent, honorable man and set a great example. and i think for years to come, historians will look at him and give him great credit for the
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service he performed. he was a fine man. >> bret: brit, as always, thank you. >> thank you. >> bret: rule breaker, how speaker pelosi is not following her own rules, rules to the lawmakers have cost them $5,000 apiece. also the head -- by thousands of national guard troops in our nation's capital did not get involved after protesters coupled with the police in washington, d.c., here over the weekend. st. (money manager) so, what do you provide? cookie cutter portfolios? (naj) nope, we tailor portfolios to our client's needs. (money manager) but you do sell investments that earn you high commissions, right? (naj) we don't have those. (money manager) so what's in it for you? (naj) our fees are structured so we do better when you do better. at fisher investments we're clearly different.
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♪ ♪ >> bret: washington, d.c., police got and squirms his with members of antifa as they threatened to burn down the city. the city has thousands of national guard troops still in town following the inauguration. david spent tells us why they didn't get involved. >> couples on the streets of washington, d.c., saturday night hours after black history month took a turn. those on the ground spotted what appears to be an antifa antifascist flag and dressed in black. the group stopped in front of restaurants for a brief moment yelling "no kkk, no fascist usa." the group marched north to a
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popular tourist area. the city has been on the edge for months after a summer of clashes between protesters and the police. following the january 6th riot on capitol hill, d.c. muriel bowser announced 20,000 national guard troops would watch over the nation's capital during the inauguration. >> and sad about it. i'm committed to making sure that we get our city back. >> there are approximately 6200 troops on the ground. but a source with the national guard tells fox news, they were not involved in saturday night's incident because it did not happen near the capital or on other federal property. may your are silent on the unrest. fox news reached out for comment but yet to receive one and d.c. congressional eleanor norton declined to comment. the spokesperson for the police tells fox news there were no injuries or arrests, space bret. >> bret: david thank you for
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multiple republicans calling on house speaker nancy pelosi to be fine for reportedly bypassing magnetometers installed at the capital installed after the january 6th riot. andrew clyde was fined $5,000 for doing the same thing. speaker pelosi is not commenting on the incident. the acting house searching of farms has not received official report from capitol police about the incident. the biden administration reversing another move made during the trump administration. this time removing terrorist designation for rebels in yemen. the state department rich edson has the report. >> iran rebels launch drones into saudi arabia this weekend. the saudi government said the military intercepted them in a failed attack with civilians only two days after the state department moved to strike them from an international
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terrorism list. >> we will keep up the pressure on the leadership just as we take these steps that have received bipartisan, strong bipartisan support to ensure that we are not worsening the humanitarian suffering of the people. >> last month the outgoing administration labeled the houthi as a terrorist organization triggering sanctions. the designation hampered their work addressing with the u.n. calls the worst humanitarian crisis on the planet. saudi arabia has been fighting for several years in the yemen civil war to prevent a rhenium proxy from controlling an entire country on its southern border. some republicans oppose the state department ending houthi stand the terrorist list. senator tom cotton calls it a foolish gesture of goodwill. adding the biden administration
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is repeating the deadly errors of the biden administration and refusing to call terrace by their name. the administration has frozen arms sales and is reviewing for weapons for the united arab emirates. the administration has also announced it is said but don't like suspending u.s. support for saudi arabia's support in yemen. though the official say the u.s. will continue to insist in defending saudi arabia and terrorist groups in yemen. bret. >> bret: rich edson at the state department thank you. up next the big field of mayoral candidates in the big apple. first beyond our borders the races onto rescued thousands of thousands of people in india with glacier and a wall of water debris rushing down a mountain. 26 people have died they are so far and 165 are missing tonight including 37 power plant workers trapped in a tunnel. the crews are using excavators to dig sludge from the tunnels where the workers are trapped.
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the police fired a water cannon at hundreds of protesters at burma with demanding military back to elected officials as demonstrations last week's coup intensifies. spreads to more parts of that country. to dave for the first time the state media made reference to the protest claiming they were endangering the country's stability. just some of the other stories "beyond the borders" tonight. we will be right back
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worship that put 20% of the building's capacity. the court said the state of california could continue its ban on singing and chanting indoors. trying to run a city that never sleeps is not an easy job, but it is a post more than 40 people want. correspondent aisha hosni looks at the crowded race to be the next mayor of new york city and what one of them could inherit. >> we will rise up again. >> from a former police officer to a former presidential candidate and even a reality tv star. 41 people and counting or running for mayor of new york city, all with urban flight and what's a link the big apple. >> the biggest issue for the next mayor will face is a lot of confidence in the trajectory of the city. >> since covid first hit new york city, 70,000 people have left resulting in a
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$34 billion loss of income according to data analytics company. catherine wilde come with the partnership for new york points to quality-of-life issues like coronavirus, high unemployment, rising gun violence, racial injustice, school closures, and a $4 billion budget deficit. so why would so many people want this job? >> you see an attraction of the office, just the power of the bloody pulpit. >> to stand out from such a path, public affairs doug said the candidate needs three things. >> money, organization, and message. >> name recognition doesn't hurt either, andrew yang has that. >> the only disadvantages he has never run anything. >> but most importantly, the candidate must have a visionary plan to fix the city's problems because if things don't get
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better, some experts worried the president may never come back. >> the welcome mat is out in florida, texas, tennessee come across the country as our mayor said that we don't need to. >> i am not going to beg anyone to live in the greatest city in the world. >> that is going to hurt new york if we don't change our tune. >> the good news is both experts believe the big apple will bounce back. how long that will take may depend on part on who's in charge. the primary june 22nd, bret. >> bret: thank you. up next the panel joints me to talk about the relief of impeachment trial and the curious case of keystone xl pipeline. ♪ ♪ took charge for it.
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♪ ♪ >> i wish he hadn't done that on the first day because the laborers international was right. it did and will cost jobs in the process. he has also promised to create jobs, good union jobs and be the best present union we have ever had, and i believe he will do that as well. speak with the president and many democrats and republicans in congress believe the infrastructure, building infrastructure that is in our national interest, boost the
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economy, great, good paying union jobs in america and advance our climate in clean energy is something we can do together. >> bret: richard trumka afl-cio asked about the keystone xl pipeline wishing president biden hadn't done that day one. 11,000 people have lost their jobs and may be more and their promised energy jobs, new clean energy jobs that aren't available yet. let's bring in the panel harold ford jr., and inclusion capital mollie hemingway senior editor of the federal weight and congressman trey gowdy. after a stint last week prime time live, trey we talk with you. what about the energy back and forth and the jobs they say are coming but people deal with the job loss right now? >> trey: well, here is a crazy idea, bret, why don't you kill keystone pipeline after you
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create infrastructure jobs, that way 11,000 people aren't out of work? the moral for me as political bases are very needy. heath thought the highest priority and the reason he was elected president was to kill a pipeline, not covid, not political rhetoric but to kill a pipeline. political bases are very needy groups. >> bret: harold? >> harold: well, i find myself -- thanks for having me on task i will probably wait on the keystone pipeline. it had already been approved although not everyone has had on this show, he has been taking in drilling oil and gas and electric cars. i think in new president is onto something and trying to figure out how we transform to a different and clean energy economy. in fact, president trump's outgoing head of the world bank who came to the job believing that claimant was the wrong path and believing leaving that job
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putting the world bank and americans -- i think with the president is trying to do, he would have waited. but i share trey thinking about this. i might have waited on that and moved a different direction, but i like what he is doing and sincerely hope $1.9 trillion relief package is something he doesn't relent on and continues to push. >> bret: mollie, the news that trump came out and said what he said, obviously an ally of president biden. >> yes, first of all let me say the pipeline should not have been killed. it was a wonderful thing that was helping provide energy independence for the country which isn't just good for domestic jobs but good for national security. and president biden was pretty honest what he wanted to do with the economy but he was not honest about what he was going to do in terms of getting rid of the pipeline and destroying so many jobs without a plan in place or what those jobs could be. but it seems if president biden
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were trying to kill the economy he would do what is exactly doing. this pipeline thing or raising taxes or getting rid of the tax cuts or whether of the $15 minimum wage he wants to put forth, which is totally something large corporations can handle but absolutely destroy small businesses. and then more than anything his refusal to take on the teachers union as they hold children hostage and making sure schools cannot be reopened, not having the courage to take that on shows this economic that could be in play might be here for some time. >> bret: dr. fauci is saying those guidelines, cdc guidelines coming up this week and imminently we will see where that goes beyond the personal capacity of the cdc director on that issue of schools. the other thing that is raising eyebrows in d.c., trey, immigration policy. take a listen. >> now the biden administration is saying they will not deport criminal, illegal aliens with
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serious or violent felonies like assault. joe biden and the democrats are putting american workers last and illegal aliens first. >> nobody is saying the ui, salt or unacceptable behavior and those arrested for such activity should be tried in sentence by local law enforcement. we are talking about the prioritization of who will be deported from the country. >> bret: for border states, that is a big issue, trey. >> trey: i think they are on the wrong side of it, bret. sitting down with the parents of the kid killed by a drunk driver and explain how removing drunk drivers was not a priority. domestic violence, you really want to explain to someone that if you commit an act of domestic violence, on a way to citizenship that you should be a path back to where you came from. but you should not remain in this country. i think he is making a big mistake, letting people who
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break our laws come again but once i come here unlawfully continue to remain here. >> bret: quickly, harold, is this giving an issue to republicans getting ready for 2022? >> harold: it is early, it could. i agree. but it might not be -- to understand what the president is trying to do with some of this is not the right thing. i think the larger effort here has to be comprehensive immigration reform and hopefully that is where he is headed. >> bret: all right, panel standby. tomorrow's headlines tonight plus. only pay for what you need. ♪ liberty. liberty. liberty. liberty. ♪ wanna build a gaming business that breaks the internet? that means working night and day... ...and delegating to an experienced live bookkeeper for peace of mind. your books are all set.
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the questions on the merits, it looks like impeachment trial is not going to end in a conviction for president trump. and a reminder of the senate majority leader less than a year ago was on the steps of the supreme court violently threatening just to scorch up and cavanaugh to rule on a case they were hearing at the moment they gave the speech and he was not censored by his own body. >> bret: trey, you have a headline? >> trey: in a trial about hot red brick, allegations and overall bad judgment, the house democrats decide eric swalwell is the best person to make the case. >> bret: all right, harold, your headline. >> harold: minds a little lighter, brady worth 100 million for 2021-2022 season. >> bret: when i was going to play the tape, but i'm not going to play. two of the three panelists shows
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kansas city a big win but one anchor on the show said tom brady will win. i said by six and i was off by a few. he is the goat of the nfl, really in a team sport. thank you panel, thank you for inviting us into your own. that is it for "special report." fair, balanced, still unafraid, "fox news primetime" by mark steyn hosted right now. >> hey, bret, love that subtle gloating over the super bowl. it is tasteful and weak could use you in the sweet spot. thanks a lot. i am mark steyn and welcome to "fox news primetime" at the start of the week unlike any other in american history, the week of a very fast impeachment trial appeared anywhere on the planet. half of all the impeachments in the last millennium have been started by nancy pelosi.
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