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megyn's new book is a new york times best seller now, "settle for more". thank you for watching tonight. ly see you at 9:00 in the morning. the kelly file. see you later. tonight president-elect donald trump meets with washington political elites but should be very careful. newt gingrich will react. >> is he still under consideration? >> yes, he is. >> does he have a chance to become secretary of state? >> he does. >> then the president-elect says mitt romney is still considered for secretary of state. trump transition members weigh in. and time magazine names donald trump person of the year, but they take a shot and call him the president of the divided states of america. >> when you say divided states of america, i didn't divide them. they're divided now. >> we'll have reaction, plus
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more on sanctuary cities. "hannity" starts right now. >> welcome to "hannity." neat gingrich will be here in a minute, but first the people of washington d.c. and the political elites are not president-elect donald trump's friends and they never will be and that's tonight's opening monologue. donald trump has been meeting with the likes of mitt romney, the chicago mayor, people like al gore. my advice to the president-elect tonight is be very careful. while president-elect trump considers romney for secretary of state, he should remember all the vicious and nasty and horrible things that he said about him on the campaign trail. >> if we reasons choose donald trump as our nominee, the prospects for a staf and prosperous future are greatly diminished. donald trump tells us he is very, very smart.
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[ laughter ] >> i'm afraid that when it comes to foreign policy, he is very, very not smart. dishonesty is donald trump's hallmark. think of donald trump's personal qualities. the bullying, the greed, the showing off, the misogyny, the absurd third grade thee at rakes. here's what i know. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. his promises are as worthless as a degree from trump university. >> it's pretty vicious. do you want him in your cabinet? then there's the mayor of chicago. he has deep political ties to obama and the clintons. he was at trump tower earlier today playing nice, but recently he said he will oppose donald trump on sanctuary cities. take a look. >> to be clear about what chicago is, it always will be a sanctuary city. now, administrations may change, but our values and principles as
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it relates to inclusion does not. >> then you have global warming alarmist, al gore. he was at trump tower earlier this week. however, we have to remember the campaign attacks that came from the former vice president. and all the crazy stuff he said like watch this. >> hillary clinton will make solving the climate crisis a top national priority. her opponent based on the ideas that he has presented, would take us to war climate catastrophe. we face a genuine planetary emergency. we cannot just talk about it. we have to act on it. the planet has a fever. if your baby has a fever, you go to the doctor. if the doctor says you need to intervene here, you don't say well, i read a science fiction novel that tells me it's not a problem. >> they are in favor of affirmative action if you can
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dunk the basketball or sink a three-point shot, but they're not in favor of it if you merely have the potential to be a leader in your community and bring people together. don't tell me we've got a color blind society. >> of course republicans are racist as global warming and fear mongering. early this morning on the today show, donald trump talked about his relationship with the current commander in chief. >> i've now gotten to know president obama. i really like him. we have, i think, i can say at least for myself, i can't say for him, but we have a really good chemistry together. we talk. he loves the country. he wants to do right by the country, and for the country, and and i will tell you, we very much disdagree on certain policies and things but i really like him as a person. >> president obama has been one of the worst presidents in american history. that's just a fact. the president-elect, i
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understand he's taking the high road here, and i guess probably he should to bring the country together. but to me it's pretty obvious that president obama is putting on a front in front of the country. now, our own ed henry is reporting the president is planning a farewell tour to try to alter the political narrative. as we've said before, there's no way that president obama will follow in jorge w. bush's foot steps and not criticize the next commander in chief. president obama is a radical lift wing ied log. once he's out of office, he'll be going after donald trump the same way he did on the campaign trail. we might remember this. >> this is somebody who spent 70 years on this earth showing no respect for working people. this is somebody who vilifies minorities and immigrants,
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vilifies people of muslim faith. if you disrespect women before you are elected president, you will disrespect women when you're in office. if you accept the support of klan sympathizers, the klan, and hesitate when asked about that support, then you'll tolerate that support when you're in office. >> and finally, there's the republican leadership in washington d.c. now, i'm glad to see late in the game finally coming around and supporting donald trump. but i'm an old reagan guy. i think it's worth remembering his admonition, his famous line trust was verify. my recommendation to the president-elect is set the agenda and push for the legislation that he wants first and then republicans in congress can do what they want later on. now, washington, it might seem like a nice place, but as trump as said, it's a swamp, and as soon as things get even a little bit tough, those people, those
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new-found friends, the political class, they will turn on him on a dime. so if the president-elect wants any real friends in washington, i heard he just got a dog called patent. if he wants two friends, get two dogs. joining us newt gingrich. anything you disagree with there? >> i don't know. look, i think that -- >> i love when you laugh at me. go ahead. take your shot. >> no. it's not a shot. i mean, i think, first of all, he did a very good job of putting together a montage that shows these guys were all deeply anti-trump. which is i think a useful reminder. i wish he had said to the mayor of chicago, what's your plan for saving lives in chicago? over 4,000 people have been shot in chicago. over 700 have been killed. the mayor recently pledged $1 million to help illegals fight against deportation. it would be nice if he'd taken
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that money and spent it in south side chicago saving american lives. i think a lot of things that the president-elect could talk to these guys about that might be sort of useful. i think part of this, you're right, this is a bring the country together, i am president of the whole country. i think that's fine. and i think it's just, as you were pointing out, it's really important to distinguish between courtesy and cooperation. every major thing president-elect trump wants to achieve, these people are going to oppose. he needs to understand that. and if he wants to get these things done, he's going to need to be prepared to fight many of the people he's currently making nice with. >> well, i read from congressman florez who was talking about paul ryan's agenda. and it kind of bothered me. what he suggested is well, let's do the things we all agree on first, and then the controversial things like the wall and imdwrags and maybe
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vetting refugees and maybe some of the harder parts of trump's agenda, i got the impression let's work it out later means you get the tax increase but never the spending cut. you get the amnesty but not the wall. i think they're trying to set trump up to go along with their agenda, not his. >> remember when bush came to down. they created a bigger washington bureaucracy because that's what teddy kennedy wanted. trump needs to understand these are smart people. they believe in big government and radical left values. they believe in controlling your life through bureaucrats, and if that's what he's willing to do, they'll love him. but if he remains the donald trump we see on the road talking to people, these huge crowds that continue to turn out, that donald trump is going to be
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taking these guys head on, because he stands for a dramatically different america than they do, and i think we just have to keep reminding ourselves and he has to remind people that's the case. but the things i read, the things i talk to the transition team about, they're moving in the direction of a very trumpian world, not in the direction of a chuck schumer al gore kind of world. >> mitt romney? >> romney is somebody you and i both oppose. i've watched the president-elect. he has expanded the number of people he's looking at. he has a very serious approach to finding the right secretary of state. if he ends up picking romney, which i hope he doesn't, but if he does, i'll support him. i think the president-elect is allowed to have the cabinet he thinks will help him best, but given the people he's interviewing, given the range of
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people he's brought in, i don't get a sense he's rushing to pick mitt romney. i get a sense he's looking for an alternative, and he's found first rate people who i think would be dramatically better as secretary of state. we'll see what he does. by the way, i like the fact that he's being disciplined and calm and doing it in a very serious way. >> all right. now, do you have an official role with president-elect trump? >> i'm a vice chairman of the transitionf that counts. >> no. i meant for when he becomes president on january 20th, and you knew exactly what i meant when you answered that. >> no, i didn't. >> yes, you did. i've known you since 1990. >> my goal is to be the chief strategist putting together what the -- the principles of trumpism and helping people from state legislature to governor to the state and senate and to the executive branch all move in th
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goal of literally creating a new stable republican governing majority for the first time since 1932. and i've talked to the president-elect and the vice president-elect and the senior team on the transition. they all seem comfortable for that role for me, and i'll continue to do it. it's something i did in the reagan years. >> i think it's a perfect role for you. you could transform every branch of government in a profound way which, by the way, every single one of them needs. but we'll have more with the former speaker right after this, and later tonight, according to president-elect trump mitt romney is still in the running for secretary of state j but the list of potential candidates continues to grow. department executive director of the trump transition team will weigh. >> there's a profound argument about whether his influence was for the better or worse, and
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clue if he thinks chuck jones is a bad union president. he was working to save union jobs while trump was buying chinese steel. another day of testimony in the death penalty trial of dylann roof. prosecutors say roof gunned down people at a church. a survivor testifying wednesday said she heard him hurl racial insults during the shooting. the man is, first of all, a ma ma lig mant narstist who is only about himself. >> i hate to say this. >> i hate to be the one to say this. it makes me feel very odd. but he's not an idiot. he's got to get reelected by these guys. can't you give him a chance at least on the stuff you agree with him on?
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>> i can't imagine he's thinking about reelection or thinking about doing it for four years, not fair. >> the majority of americans wanted hillary clinton. the majority of americans did not want donald trump. it is the responsibility of this minority of democrats in congress -- >> wait, hold on. >> to block, disrupt and do whatever they can to -- >> wait. wait. >> he's going to be inaugurated on january 20th, and january 21st which is a saturday don't be surprised if the republicans call a saturday session of congress and pass law after law and have him sign it the next day, and it's going to be one piece of suffering against people after another. and it is the job of the democrats to stop the suffering that he's about to create for the american people. >> no, actually the suffering happened under obama with 13 million more americans on food stamps, 8 million more in poverty doubling the debt. the lowest labor parpg since the 70s. lowest home ownership rate in 51
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years. michael, wake up. liberal michael moore trashing president-elect donald trump. i watch cnn and mr. white lash himself, van jones, interviewing michael moore, is that any indication why cnn has very few viewers on any given night now? >> i think it's fair to say they started on the left and then went to the left, and that they're now so far out of the left that actually they may make an intersection with mars or venus at some point in the next year or two. you have to relax and accept, as you heard me talk before about they love a great essay on intellect wall yet idiot. a lot of people who are pseudo end lek walls went to a good school and learned something and prove it on tv. i saw nancy employpelosi say we
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need to change. you've lost legislators, governors, the senate, the house, you just lost the presidency. do you think there's a signal that your customers aren't happy? she doesn't think so. it didn't penetrate. >> it shows how in touch she is and she deserves that position. harvard did a study and this professor's name is thomas e patterson, and he pointed out that during trump's best weeks the media coverage was two to one negative over positive, but he also pointed out on his worst weeks the ratio was ten to one negative coverage over positive. he pointed out overall in the general election, 77% of donald trump's coverage was negative. i said in 2008 journalism is dead. is that enough evidence to prove i was right? >> look, if you add to that the degree to which, i think 96% of
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those in the news business donated to hillary clinton. go down the list. i thought about trying to use the term propaganda media to replace news media. i think they've devalued their brand that we're a lot better off to not be surprised. they're not news anymore. they're propaganda. i got a think that i still find hard to believe. one of the newspapers actually published an old picture of demonstrations in baltimore claiming it was occurring in charleston, south carolina, and the picture was baltimore. it wasn't even charleston, but that they'd already decided they wanted to run this story, so they picked the picture that fit the story, even though it was false. >> when they talk about fake news, they're talking about themselves? >> i have to tell you, you've been on this and been right. the idea of "the new york times" being worried about fake news is really weird. i mean, this is -- "the new york
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times" is fake news. and it doesn't change because all those copy editors are there who have been there for 20 years. they're as far to the left as they can get without teaching at harvard. it's unbelievable how far to the left "the new york times" has gone. >> mr. speaker, you been great. the first 100 days will be great. we look forward to having you. >> it will be exciting. >> coming up on "hannity." >> i've spoken to him a lot. we've come a long way together. we had some tremendous difficulty together, and now i think we've come a long way, but the answer is yes, he does. >> president-elect trump says mitt romney is still being considered for secretary of state as he works to fill key administration roles. david bossy from the trump transition team is here, and later time magazine names donald trump person of the year.
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welcome back to has been ty. the trump transition team continues to work to fill key administration posts. and this morning on the "today" show the president-elect donald trump said mitt romney is still in the running to be the next secretary of state. take a look. >> let me go back to mitt romney. is he still under consideration? does he sl a chance to become secretary of state? >> he does. we've come a long way together. we had some tremendous difficulty together, and now i think we've come a long way. but the answer is yes. >> this isn't about some case of stringing him along as revenge being a dish best served cold for his comments. >> it's about what's good for the country. >> joining us with reaction, david bossy, good to see you
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again. >> very well. >> we don't have a position yet. when are you getting your position? >> i don't know. you'll have to the president-elect about that. >> well, obviously you played a big part in the campaign. i would expect you probably are going to washington with him, and you and bannon work well together. we've all been friends for years. >> thank you. >> let me give the president-elect more credit for being more gracious than i would be, more magnanimous than i would be, but i'm beginning to worry. to me a guy like governor romney who called him a liar, a racist, a misogynist, unfit for office, and a fraud is not the type of guy i think is going to be loyal when things hit the fan, and you and i have been around too long to know those moments are coming. the people who were loyal during the campaign will be the people best and loyal during tough times and tough times are coming. >> look, we're going to have
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some tough times in the white house. president-elect trump, and when we becomes president trump will obviously be challenged when it comes to our economy and across the world as he engages all the problems that we have today. look, i believe that what president-elect trump has done is an incredibly deliberate cost. he's cast a wide net. he's talked to a lot of people about the secretary of state's job. if he feels mitt romney is the right man at the right time for this job -- >> what qualifications does he have to be secretary of state? rudy all-yaw rudy giuliani has traveled the world. >> mitt romney has not lived under a rock. he's well experienced with negotiations, well versed and has traveled himself around the world. i'm not that worried about that. i think that the president-elect will make the right decision for
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him. >> he ran and got elected. i didn't run. i didn't get elected. it's his call, not my call. i understand, but i guess the single biggest per scecentage o calls to my show is why is he meeting with al gore. why does he say he's friends with obama? why is he meeting with mitt romney or some of the other people he's been meeting with? the mayor of chicago? he does know they're not his friends? he understands that? >> the president-elect is not -- >> he's smart. >> he is incredibly smart. he understands what these folks rabbit, but he is also somebody trying to show america he wants to be president of all the people. something he ran on. i think having the meetings is smart for the optics of showing the american people he'll take guidance and advice.
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whether or not he takes the advice and adheres to it, he'll at least listen from a lot of wide ranging voices. i think those are some of them. >> to me it's about the agenda. the agenda to me is simple. origin lists for the supreme court. extreme vetting. repatriation 10%. eliminate obama care, health savings account, emergency independence is a big part of job creation and i think the creation of wealth in this country, and education back to the states. building the wall. if he does those things, he'll have a successful presidency. i heard him reiterate those points last night. i'm confident the agenda is the same. i love the generals he appointed. will that agenda change, or do you think some of these people he's talking to will have a negative influence on him? >> look, the president-elect has in his mind what his agenda is. he ran on it and believes in it.
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>> and he's been repeating it? >> without question. since the election and for a year before. no one needs to tell him what his agenda is. that is what we have to count on. the people he's bringing together, his cabinet, the generals and the treasury and the commerce, and these other talented people he's bringing together, ben carson at hud which is interesting is going to really allow him to get that agenda forwarded for the american people. >> to me i think loyalty is the best trait you need in an environment like d.c. where in you want a friend, get a cat and a dog. and if you want two friends, get two dogs. >> it's a tough town. >> it is. >> and, look, president trump is going to come for him every day. >> good to see you.
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>> thank you. before we break today is the 75th anniversary of the advantage on pearl harbor. we want to honor and remember the brave americans who fought and died that day for our freedom and men and women that continue to serve in the military in our country, and my father signed up with many of his friends. spent four years serving in the pacific. i was always proud of him. time magazine named donald trump the person of the year, but they also claim he'll be the president of the divided states of the america. we'll have people here with reaction. we'll also discuss sanctuary cities tonight on "hannity." you totaled your brand new car.
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welcome back to "hannity." earlier today time magazine announced their selection for person of the year. president-elect donald trump is the selection, but in doing so the magazine takes a cheap shot emphasizing trump played a critical role in dividing the country calling it the divided states of the america. >> there's a profound argument about whether his influence was for the better or for the worse. and that really is the challenge that faces him. the country came through this election season more divided
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publicly than at any time through any election cycle that most of us can remember. >> earlier today president-elect trump responded to the claims. take a look at this. >> when you say divided states of america, i didn't divide them. they're divided now. there's a lot of division. we'll put it together and have a country that's well healed. i think putting divided is snarky. it's divided. i'm not president yet. i didn't do anything to divide. >> here with reaction the author of the number one new york times best selling book, it's a children's book. it's "take heart my child, a mother's dream", and first time since you've been a distributor, the taya kyle is with us. number one new york times best seller. >> she's the hero. >> no. you are. >> you both are heros. congratulations to both of you.
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why can't they just be honorable and say he's the guy of the year. they always say for good or bad. he's not hitler. it's not the divided states of the america. it's the united states. we have a few differences but it's always been that way. >> we've always had differences. that's part of being free and having different opinions. usually we're one group with differing opinions. we're still the one group. nobody is leaving the country. >> california is on the verge. >> texas has talked about it too, but if they do it, we'll see. that's another thing. there's one thing about saying something extreme, and that's my other point. people have a voice. with the internet and social media everyone can be extremely. we have 315 million people plus people and everybody gets a voice. when i'm in public all across this country with everyday people, we are not divided. we're very nice to each other. we're good people. we look out for each other in line. we help each other with bags on the airline. >> i do that all the time.
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i'm just saying everyday people like me, we're fine. we're not divided. >> but this is mainstream media. they're upset that they didn't win. they like to have control. they don't like donald trump tweeting because they want to control the message. of course they're going to put him on the cover and put the divided states of america. it's obvious he's the most interesting person or man. he had to be on the cover. everyone would have been blasting them if they didn't, but they had to take a shot at him. he said it was rude or narcy on the today show. i asked people who voted for him what they thought, they said they're not surprised but it was a slap in the face. this obama divided the country. that jobs, companies were moving to mexico. he's not even president yet and he's already keeping carrier here in the country. >> you grew up in south carolina.
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you worked there in television. you worked in texas on television. when you were on my radio show and we were talking act your book, you talked about this other country. >> people in the middle in what we call the fly over states, people in middle america in the south, we're just -- you're from texas. we're trying to put food on our table and make our lives a little better for our children than what we had, and we're doing it the right way. we're working hard. a lot of people i know by the grace of god we have great jobs but there are a lot of my friends who hate their job and going to work. they're doing it to pay their bills. and that's -- donald trump is giving them a voice. it is not an elite group in washington. it is not big city new york or big state california. >> d.c., new york, l.a., san francisco, but look at the rest of the map. it's mostly red. we've gone through this now with two election cycles in '08 it
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was barack obama saying these bitter americans clinging to their guns, god and religion. >> what's wrong with that? >> that's me. it's who i am. or ir redeemable deplorables that hillary clinton used, it shows a deep contempt, and these people media people are part of that accomplishment and that crowd, and they're all the ones that were surprised. i was not surprised by the outcome. i knew it was a hard path, but a doable path. they thought there was no chance that donald trump could win. >> he's the perfect example. i read an article about what obama wanted to do after his presidency. he said the democratic party needs to get out and tell them about the programs and why they should vote the way they do. i'm hearing him say he needs to indock ri nate people versus asking people what do you want. that's what freedom is. that's what the democracy is. getting out and saying people,
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what do you want. that's a difference and that's where it's getting lost. they want to create the narrative. >> go back to your friends, maybe people that don't like their jobs. i went through 20 years of blue collar work. it's not that i department like it. i like this a lot better, but it's hard, and the average american has been struggling for eight years, and i can't cite a single economic statistic that shows obama has been successful. >> i have friends that want big families but they can't because they can't afford more than one or two children. i have friends putting $7 in the tank when they go to the gas station. 7.53 because it's all they have in their wallet. they're living pay check to payche paycheck. they're in their 40s. we're not in our 20s anymore. >> that was a long time ago for me. you can still remember those years, great. >> he gives them a voice and hope that he's not going to
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increase taxes. he's going to lower taxes. he's going to improve race relations people are hoping, and he's going to keep jobs here and keep our country safer. >> that's why i call this the forgotten man election. congrats on number on your book. coming up after saying he would oppose donald trump on sanctuary cities the chicago mayor met with the president-elect earlier today at trump tower. we'll check in with others all straight ahead to talk about the chicago mayor. ♪
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welcome back to "hannity." the chicago mayor met with the president-elect earlier today at trump's election. the chicago mayor and others said they would defy and remain sanctuary cities for immigrants. judge, you're a former prosecutor. is that breaking the law? >> former prosecutor and judge, and what i can tell you is this -- >> you were also a real judge. >> i was.
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here's the problem. when you've got a detainer and the locals are releasing somebody, although the feds have a detainer, the issue is whether or not they can force the locals to do their job. they can't. but what the federal -- >> are they aiding and abetting in the breaking of law? >> you're not going to win that argument. what you can argue -- >> so they can release people that are criminal aliens that have broken american law and just release them and they are not held accountable. >> there's a sovereignty they have. but they have to give us the information. they can say we're not going to give you anything that tells you they're illegal. but congress can force them, and we can stop the money going to them, and they have to tell us. that's the end of it. >> sheriff clarke, i know you met with donald trump. i don't know if you talked about a position.
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maybe, there have clarke, put him in charge of ice and i see a lot of good things happening. i don't think you'd like this go uncontested. >> i wouldn't. first of all, president-elect owes me nothing. i supported him because i thought he was best for the country. either we're going to be a sovereign nation and enforce or boarders or we're not. the problem is getting worse. we need zero tolerance for people crossing illegal and setting up residents. the cities are not going to comply, and they really deponent ha -- don't have, but under a federal statute, there are criminal laws for people who provide safe havens. we don't enforce that law. congress will deal with immigration reform when they come back. there are things on the statutes that we have to endorse otherwise this problem is going to continue to get worse. >> if we know about them.
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>> allen west, you met with the president-elect. how did that go? >> it went well. i actually met with the vice president elect. >> anything going to come of that that you can share with me? >> just proud to continue to serve this great nation as four generations in my family have done. >> what do you make of the issue of sanctuary cities? how should it be handled? >> simply. this is not in defiance of the trump administration. it's in being defiant of the constitutional law. and if we don't have sovereignty as a nation regardless of what you see happening at the city, then we have a breakdown of the rule of law, and this accomplishment of this republican. i think the representative of texas has created a means by which we can seize the funding to the cities. they cannot continue to act and
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defy us. when you talk about political optics, this is not a winning argument for the democratic party. >> they say these laws are unjust federal immigration laws and they're bigoted. here's the bottom line. these are federal laws. they are meant to be followed. we have the ability to enforce those laws and it's about time we did. president-elect donald trump will do that. obama did not do that. and the mayor of chicago is warning one of the most violent cities in the country. >> i would like to know if the president-elect said what are you going to do from keeping innocent people from getting shot in your city. >> when we look at national security, we have to understand who the immigrants are, and are they part of the problem in the country. >> sheriff? >> sanctuary cities are havens for criminal activity. they crave on people knowing they can't report it to the
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police for fear of being found in the country ill leely. we have unreported and unreported serious crime, rapes, child abuse, as a result of sonkt ware cities. >> i just can't understand. to me, and i think the average person, hearing that cities can defy federal law this way and help those who don't support our laws and get relief and don't get sent back, it's mind numbing. they're willing to gamble with the lives and the safety of the american people. i don't understand it. >> well, you're right. and it shows you where their priorities and concerns are. go and talk to kate stainly's family and ask them how they feel about it. i'm sure that story is repeated across the united states of america. when you look at the democratic party, it's actually as representative tim ryan said, becoming a story of coastal
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urban elites. this is the serious policy issue. it's a serious rule of law issue. if the mayors decide they don't want to be part of the constitution republic, there are means to be held accountable. >> great to see all of you. i can see all three of you in the trump administration. you're all three of my friends, and none of you tell me anything. that's how deep our friendship is? >> you probably know more than us. >> coming up, an important question of the day right ahead. stay with us.
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go to my website or go to our facebook account and let us know what you think. that's all the time we have left this evening. set your dvr so you never miss an episode. we'll see you back here tomorrow night. >> well, good evening and welcome to "tucker carlson tonight," the show that is the sworn enemy of lying pomposity, smugness and group think. "time" magazine just reminded it exists by naming president-elect donald trump as person of the year. fair enough. hard to think of anyone more news worthy this year than donald trump. but to many on the left "times'" cover is a reminder that trump is indeed going to be a president and was therefore a trigger. here is one person who feels that way a congressional democrat from california. thanks for joining us tonight. >> thanks for having me. >> a tweet you sent out after seeing the cover on "the today show" this morning and you wrote. this adolf hitler was