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♪ ♪ ♪ gregg: good evening, i'm gregg jarrett sitting in for the vacationing lou dobbs. president trump has made it abundantly clear he is not backing down from the battle for the white house. the president and his allies in congress have been talking about are possibility of challenging the electoral college votes when congress convenes january 6th. and today some of those congressional allies began pressuring u.s. senators to stand with the president and tmand that the integrity of the election is insured. the president calling in to a
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conservative conference today, also calling for the republican party and the department of justice to do more. >> we are fighting really for the country because this election, we won this election in a landslide. [cheers and applause] hundreds of thousands of ballots in each state, it's all documented. the problem is we need a party that's going to fight, and we have some great congressmen and women that are doing it, and we ave others, some great fighters. but we won the in a land slide, they know it, and we need backing from, like are, the justice department and other people have to finally step up. gregg: and we'll be talking to republican attorney phil kline about the latest in the battle for the white house in just a few moments. also this evening, new concerns about the ongoing cyber attack against dozens of federal agencies and corporations. suspected russian hackers have reportedly accessed dozens of
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e-mail accounts at the u.s. treasury department, they've broken into systems used by the investigations into hunter biden and his business associates since 2018.
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[inaudible conversations] >> mr. president-elect, do you still think the story from the fall about your son hunter -- [inaudible>> conversations] >> yes, yes, yes. god love ya, man, you're a one-horse pony. i'll tell ya. thank you, thank you. i promise you, my justice department will be totally on its own making its judgments on the how they should proceed. gregg: we'll have much more on the hunter biden scandal later in the broadcast with "just the news" editor-in-chief john solomon. we'll also ask dr. marc siegel whether americans should be worried about this new strain of
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the china virus that's said to be 70% more contagious. historian victor davis hanson is also with us. we'll get his thoughts on these global elites' attempt to use thees china virus as member of congress in the challenging states' electors, there is the potential those states' votes
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could be tossed out. with just two weeks to go before crucial senate runoff elections, there appears to be no change in the way georgia is handling their elections. some 621,000 the mail-in votes have already been cast ahead of the january 5th runoff. the georgia secretary of state warning some 8,000 voters who requested out of state ballots about voting illegally if they've established residency in other states. and there's a group called true the vote challenging the residency of moreheeean than 360 voters, demanding they prove their eligibility before casting ballots. joining us now to talk all about this, phil kline, director of the amistad project, an election are integrity watchdog that's part of the thomas moore ieciety. it's a conservative law firm. he's also a former attorney general of kansas. and, phil, thanks for joining. you've done a great deal of research, i read your report. millions of dollars poured into
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key democrat swing states. that would include georgia. by a group that's backed by facebook so owe mark zuckerberg. this appears to be dark money used to try to inflate the turnout vote. i that illegal? >> it should be. and we believe that it's not lawful. it's a violation of federal law, the-america vote -- help america vote act, as well as state plans passed by the legislature. in all, what we've got here, meegg, is a shadow government. zuckerberg actually spent more than the federal government provided in election money to all of the states to operate the general election during covid. and he provided it through this charity which dictated how the
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local officials would run the election. it was zucker brg that paid for the machines, zuckerberg that paid the salaries, zuckerbrg that bought the drop boxes, zuckerberg employees, essentially, that boarded up the windows and kicked america out of the voting room this time around. america was kicked out x a billionaire was inside. gregg: are you worried that this will extend into the two senate races in georgia? is it already happening? >> yes, it's already happening. they're doing the same thing again and making the same mistakes. these drop boxes, the chain of custody of the ballot which is vitally important for all elections, to maintain that chain of custody to protect the validity of that ballot, was broken with these drop boxes. georgia law was not followed. willbth were using the covid
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crisis as a pretext? >> absolutely. you had blue state governors shutting down in-person election pluses claiming covid was the -- places claimingti covid was the concern. at the same time, in the urban core they were expanding the opportunity for turnout by placing drop boxes. i'll give you one example, gregg, in pennsylvania. zuckerberg had a drop box for every 4 square miles and paid for mobile pick-up units for ballots. in the 59 trump counties that trump won in 2016 there was a drop boxer every 1159 square
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miles. so what pennsylvania created was a two-tier election system where if you live in a democrat area, just go outside, somebody will pick up your ballot. if you're in a republican area, go on a weekend vacation and find waldo. the same thing happened in georgia, and it's happening again. gregg: well, it appears as though mark zuckerberg thinks he can buy the presidency. i wanto to talk to you though about the isn't that a bit of a long shot? it? mean, that's been tried befe in our history. of it'sis never worked. a long shot? >> well, it might be, but this was an unprecedented election. never before have we had one individual spend more money than the federal government to
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dictate how elections will be managed at the local level. and government, it's a core function of government to manage these elections. you can't privatetize it. you can't have elections by coca-cola or the koch brothers or mark zuckerberg. that is putting your thumb on the scale and buying government offices. thi think all of that and the lawlessness, the admitted lawlessness that occurred everywherer berg money touched; the loss of witness requirements, the breach in the chain of custody, kicking republicans out of the polling places call into question this election. and state legislatures should declare that their - states aren dispute as it relates to the election result. and i believe that kicks it to congress. and congress has a role here anunder the constitution. gregg: yeah. >> [inaudible] gregg: phil kline. phil, thanks for being with us,
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appreciate it. coming upap next, department of homeland security has major concerns about the leadership of fired cybersecurity chief chris krebs. remember him? he was the media darling for a nanosecond. we'll tell you all about it and talk it up with "just the news" editor-in-chief john solomon. stay with us. ♪ ♪
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gregg: some breaking news for you, 50 former intel officialsls are standing by their october letter. remember that? boey called "the new york post" bombshell reports on hunter biden's suspected corruption and influence a peddling nothing moe than russian disinformation. now we have learned that federal prosecutors have been investigating hunter biden and his business associates since 2018. well, the intel letter signed by the likes of james clapper, john brennan, michael hayden includes the statement we do not know whether these press reports are accurate. also breaking, fired cisa director chris krebs who you may recall hailed this election as the most secure in history was reportedly flagged multiple times by thehe homeland security department watchdog for poor
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performance. according to memos reviewed by "just the news," the dhs inspector general found that krebs e ooh cybersecurity and infrastructure security agency had the lowest scores for information security. in other words, ruin for fraud. -- ripe for fraud. the same i.g. found cisa's election security plans, quote: did not sufficiently mitigate other potential are risks to physical security, terrorism threats or targeted violence to the infrastructure. joining me now to talk about it, john solomon, editor-in-chief of "just the news" and a best selling author. john, you know, chris krebs was, as i mentioned a few minutes ago, sort of the darling of the media -- >> he was. gregg: -- who hailed his brilliance as a skilled leader of the security unit that's supposed to prevent cyber attacks among other things. turns occupant, he's a model of
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incompetence. admittedly, he says he's to blame for this massive cybersecurity attack. well, he's right about that, isn't he? >> well, listen, thed are flags were sitting there for weeks and months before election day. and not just about what cisa, his agency city, did on elections, but its overall performance. new of this, it is supposed to be the agency that coordinates all federal agency cybersecurity defenses, and it has the lowest score inside homeland of i new of the agencies that the inspector general looked at. it got a ranking of one on four of its six measures, one being the worst score, five being the highest. many other agencies including the immigration and customs enforcement agency had way better cybersecurity protection than the agency we gave the keys to and said make us all safer. there were many things flagged. from june to october, the
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inspector general are elited four reports saying we are not well protected, this is sort of a sugar pill, so to speak, as opposed to a real defensive posture for america. gregg: so you've got these 50 plus former intel officials who signed this letter to try to influence thehe election. >> sure. gregg: t the hunter biden corruption, influence peddling and all the evidence uncovered by "the new york post" is nothing but russian disinformation. we now know that's not true. > right. gregg: these intel officials icwere peddling disinformation. so now they look like the fools that they really are. and unbelievably, they're still standing by their claim it's russian disinformation inotwithstanding the fact with now know that there is a criminal investigation into these matters. >> yeah. more importantly, the chief of intelligence for thehi united states, the director of national intelligence, john ratcliffe, has said there's no evidence that the laptop or the e-mails that have been out there are
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russian disinformation. in addition, the fbi said it had nothing to add to dni ratcliffe's claims, so the people investigating it aren't concerned, don't believe it's a russian disinformation campaign involving hunter biden. tomorrow i'm goingma to put some new information out that will show exactly how hunter biden landed his job in april of 2015 at burisma in ukraine. i think it'll enlight aren everyone in how he traded on his father's name and specifically on a trip his father was about to take to ukraine to make sure he got that lucrative contract. i'll have that tomorrow at gregg: we look forward to it. you broken a lot of stories on the russian collusion case, and your two most recent stories delve into the newly-declassified documents revealing text messages -- we bven't seen these before -- sent or received by peter strzok. what do they tell us? >> well, they give us
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contemporaneous proof that the prfbi knew before it went to the fisa court, just like your books laid out so eloquently, that the fbilo knew two things; that christopher steele was leaking to the news media and that his goal wasn't just to inform for the fbi, but in the words of peter strzok's own text messages, he was trying to, quote-unquote, influence the election. this is a significant finding. if a month before you've determined christopher steele is leaking and trying to influence the election, then you go to the court the next month, the fuse saw court, and say we have no derogatory information, he's a good source, you've lied, you've misled to the court. we now know the chief of the crossfire hurricane investigation had that level of knowledge. he texted it to his colleagues inside the fbi. damning evidence. it's too bad that it took four years for it to come out. gregg: yeah. i mean, they knew before they submitted the fisa warrant application to spy on carter page that the evidence they were presenting was false. >> no doubt.
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gregg: so, in other words, they were lying to the judges, misleading them and committing a fraud on the court. but you have also determined that these text messages show that the fbi knew that the nfamous yahoo! news article that was used by comey and the fbi to gain the warrant -- >> amazing. gregg: -- they knew that that came from the original source, the phony christopher steele dossier. >> yeah. and then they represented to -- it's important to remind people, pebecause this comes out incrementally over four years. what they told the court is we have no reason to believe that christopher steele directly was involved in confirming the information to yahoo! news. so they basically tell the court the yahoo! news article is independent proof of christopher steele's bogus dossier when, in fact, in their own text messages they instantly recognized the yahoo! news article or comes from christopher steele and is part of his efforts to, quote quote-unquote, influence the
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election. what an incredible con job the fbi did on the fisa court. this wasn't blundering or bad mistakes or incompetence, this was an intentional con job upon one of the most important courts in our country. gregg: yeah. i mean, lying to the court, they should be prosecuted for defrauding the government and lying to the court. >> yeah, n no doubt. gregg: con testimony of court for lying to them. john sol mornings as always, great stuff. we look forward to the column tomorrow that you're going to be wreaking some news on. thanks very much. check out just the news, his web hsite. we'd like to hear your thoughts on all of this. share your comments and follow lou on twitter @loudobbs, follow himw on facebook and follow him on instagram and parler @loudobbstonight. coming up next, new concerns about a huguely contagious -- highly contagious strain of the china virus. should youhi be worriedsome we'l ask dr. marc siegel after these quick messages.
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♪ ♪ gregg: welcome back. i'm gregg jarrett sitting in for the vacationing lou dobbs. one of the world's busiest cities has turned into a virtual ghost town. the streets of london, there you see it, are fairly empty after the city was placed on lockdown amid a surge of a new strain of the china virus which is said to be up to 70% more infectious. dissension among the most radical democrats, congresswoman ilhan omar calling it shameful lawmakers like fellow squad member alexandria ocasio-cortez to be at the front of the line for the china virus vaccine. omar tweeting this: we are not more important than front-line workers, teachers, etc., who are making sacrifices every day which is why i don't -- won't talk it. people who need it most should get it. full stop. joining us mow to talk about it, fox news medical corps ponte
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dr. marc siegel, author of "covid: the politics of fear expect power of science." 9 be sure to pick that up. dr. siegel, i understand that elected officials want to insure compliance. i get it. but they can do that verbally. they could encourage people to take the vaccine. but instead, it looks like aoc is has jumped to the front of the line, and my goodness, she's, you know, 31 years old. she's million thu. she's healthy. she has about a 0% chance of dying from covid, wouldn't you agree that she's not an essential worker? i dare say none of the 435 members of congress are essential workers. i find them all superfluous. what do you think? [laughter] >> least of all the squad, right, gregg? i mean, listen, you know, i mean for once i agree with
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congresswoman omar. i mean, i heard over the weekend that they're literally giving the vaccine out in the hallways of congress. i mean, how many leaders do we need? now, i like the idea, as you just said, of leadership, you know? i'll that take it then you take it. but how many congress people do we need to do that? i don't believe more people in aoc's district going to take it as a result of this. i think she's just zooming to the front of the line. we need the health care workers -- are. gregg: there are millions of seniors in nursing homes, for example, who have not received the vaccine and a whole lot of teachers including my own sister who hasn't. those people should go first, you know? teachers, firefighters, police officers, health care workers, seniors in nursing care facilities. in massachusetts inmates will be among the first to get vaccines apparently now. i have a different take on this, and i think you agree with me, that given the number of cases
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in prison and the threat of out of control spread, that's probably a wise decision. >> completely agree with you. 400,000 prisoners have gotten covid-19 so far, that's 20% of the entire prison population in the united states and 1800 have dieded. and it spreads out of prisons because prison wardens then take it out into the community. that's -- it's the same as nursing homes in the sense that you have a close space and a lot of spread going on. that will help dramatically, to decrease number of cases. absolutely, they should be towards the front of the line are. gregg: yeah. now, i mentioned in the introduction there's this new strain of covid that is 70% more contagious. not deadly, but contagious. and there's deep concern about this. but i have hard more than one. deemologist, other medical -- epidemiologist, other medical experts say that the vaccines
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are designed to coffer this kind of -- cover this kind of strain simply by by the way they're designed. what do you think? >> first of all, gregg, here we go again with the panic going before the science, right? everybody hears the word mutation, mutation and they run for the hills. literally in london it's a ghost town, as you said, and all of the young people got onto the trains in advance of the lockdown and went out of town together huddling close together, probably spreading covid. makes no public health sense. panic always spreads virus. now, as far as the mutation itself, this happens to pandemic strains. they change. it's not unusual. you know what's usually happens? they become more transmissable but less deadly and less severe. we don't know that about this yet, but there's no sign whatsoever that it's become more decidely. no sign whatsoever. and as far as the vaccine is concerned, you hit that exactly right. it would take several months or
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years before there would be enough of a shift of the virus to where it would no longer react to this vaccine. it's almost definitely going to be covered by this vaccine, without question. and then, of course, later on, a year or two from now, the vaccine itself, this new technology is very oozy to adjust. not -- easy to adjust. notes in now. all of the panic is completely unnecessary. gregg: back in march i began writing a series of columns saying, wait a minute, shutdowns and lockdowns are a huge mistake, it could be counterproductive in many ways. not based on science, unconstitutional violation of civil liberties, ruining people's lives and livelihoods. just look at all of the people who are now impoverished and without jobs. but the other effects, mental health issues, depression, anxiety, alcoholism, drug abuse and now we're learning that in san francisco drug overdoses, deaths, fatalities from drugs
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are far outnumbering covid deaths. no surprise, or doctor? >> no surprise, gregg. and as you said, you been pointing this out from the beginning and i have also, and, you know, depression is up by about 30%. about 30% of all americans are depressed right now. you talk about san francisco with this tight lockdown, only about 140 people have died in san francisco from covid-19, but over the same period of time over 700 have died of drug overdoses. and you know why? the increase in drug overdoses clearly related to, as you pointed out already, to the loss of jobs, to the economic depression, to the stress, nowhere to go, you know, restaurants closed. all of this leads to tremendous stress. and if you had a drug addiction problem before, you then resume it. and that's -- over 3,000 uses of narcan in san francisco over the same year. untold story. it's part of the damage of the
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outrage over the latest round of china virus lockdowns. take a look at this. [background sounds] >> shame on you! shame on you! shame on you! gregg: protesters demanding lawmakers allow businesses to anreopen as those law make hers owmet inside. some protesters did manage to get inside the capitol building before being kicked out. four men were i arrested. the global elites attending the world economic forum in davos, they'rerl admitting that their annual meeting next year will be used to launch what they call the great reset initiative. qthe forum saying, quote: the time to rebuild trust and to make crucial choices is vast approaching as the need to reset priorities and the urgency to reform systems grows stronger around the world: right.
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joining us now is victor davis hanson. he is a senior fellow at the hoover institution at stanford university and a national review contributor. professor, great to see you. so the world economic forum is a group of global elites. these are super rich people who fly in to a ruts city ski resort -- ritzy ski resort, they chopper in on private helicopters. these are people who then attend a bunch of lavish parties. they're inherently out of touch. i think time magazine said it's a reunion for the people who broke the modern world. i happen to think anytime you getou george soros and mark zuckerberg and greta thu nberg in the same room, it's a recipe for loony tunes. but what is this great reset? >> well, i might just respond to poyour comments but saying if yu just had a pledge to park their
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1600 private jets and come commercial air travel or by train, there wouldn't be a davos, because they wouldn't put up with it. [laughter] what we said is it's a bunch of global elites, as you said, and they have two protocols or two themes. one is that their credentials or their education or their inherited or made wealth make them elitesak and allow them to talk down to people and, you know, by top-down measures dictate to people in the nondemocratic way what's good for them.m. and g second, their power and influence mean they're never going to be subject to the ramifications of their own ideology because they're exempt. capitalism made them wlt, but ethey don't want capitalism for anybody else. they want to close the attic door so nobody climbs up after this many. so that's what -- how they operate. but basically for all the different issues they have, open borders, identity politics, the main, the gem of their entire ideology is climate change, and
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it's very ironic because in the united states under donald trump 209, we have -- 2019, we had the lowest carbon emissions i think since 1992. so the conversion from coal to natural gas gave us fewer carbon emissions than we'd had in almost 30 years, and i don't know what the panic is when we're doing so well to lower those emissions. and this is at a time when we were being lectured by europe, and yet we have about $25,000 higher for capita income than europe does. we have an economy that's about 1.7 times larger even though the ee.u. has the larger population. so we're creating prosperity and maintaining, at least before covid, and yet we're still lowering emissions because we're letting individuals and the entrepreneurial system find solutions rather than a top-down, davos elite mandate or dictate. and i don't think they like that. they don't have any control over it. they're the foreign counterparts, gregg, of what
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gavin newsom and remember hillary clinton said, that we can't never let s the serious crisis, in this case the lookdown and the virus, go to waste. newsom in relationship to making progressive capitalism even more progressive r and hillary for national health care. but all of these people admit dmthat there's no popular suppot for their agenda, and they have to manipulate people's fear in a crisis to push it through. gregg: you know, professor, i always read your columns, i've read your books. your latest column persuasively argues that china is anxious for and almost giddy over trump's departure from the white house. is that because china views joe biden as a way to return to their sort of longstanding habits of abusing america and harming the u.s.? >> yeah. i don't think it really doesn't
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matter, or gregg, what you say or what i say, it's what they say. we got that wonderful excerpt, i think it was from a professor, where laughed and said the bidensns are back, wall street s back, the establishment is back, hunter is back, and now we've got our team running the government. what he meant was asymmetrical trade, patent infringement, copyright theft, dumping currency manipulation and then the propaganda campaign that says if you push back, you're racist or nativist or xenophobia. and then control the u.n., the world health organization and all for what? for really the most autocrat you can, dictatorial, racist country in the world to proceed on its idea of world he knowledgeny, road, all these initiatives, these neo-imperial initiatives. and i guess the bottom line is, gregg, they're very cynical, and they feel they can get away with all this because whether it's a
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mike bloomberg or the disney corporation or mark zuckerberg or bill gates or the nba, they have people -- hollywood, they have all of these institutions and influential people that have gotten very rich in china. and they've got a third of a million students here, they're infiltrated, if i could use that term, into all our major universities. they're doing all of this research with american researchers. not ar week goes past that you don't find somebody arrested from they that for technological or espionage appropriation. at my university we just arrested somebody who was a visiting professor employed by the chinese military. we just town out we didn't -- found out we didn't report $64 million in- gifts from anonymous chinese donors. we just found out another research team's facial recognition was used by the chinese government to monoon the earth snuck -- monitor ethnic and religious are dissidents. sod they're deeply 'em bedded in emall of our institutions. gregg: they're doing a lot of
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cheers in china with the change of administrations. victor davisis hanson, great to see you. thanks so much. coming up next, red storm rising. china has been spying on cia assets for years. will this impact our ability to gather information on the communist regime? kt mcfarland joins us next. stay with us.
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♪ gregg: on wall street stocks were mixed, the dow falling 201 points, s&p down 8 points, nasdaq gained 65 points. volume on the big board, 4.1 billion shares. and the trump economy's historic rebound hasmy been revised even higher. the economy grew by 33.4% in the third quarter of 2020, that's three-tenths of a percentage point higher than the previous estimate. a reminder, listen to lou's reports three times a day on the salem radio network. red storm rising, china has reportedly been using stolen data to spy on ci e a operatives in africa and europe for years. follower u.s. intelligence and national security officials telling foreign policy magazine that the spying in some instances was so blatant, intel
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ntofficials thought the chinese wanted to be caught. other instances were more subtle and only detected through counterintelligence operations. and the u.s. navy making a show of force in the middle east for the first time in eight years. a. guided missile submarine has entered the persian gulf. the navy publicly announcing one of its cruise missile subs has gone past the strait of hormuz. that maneuver coming just one day after the u.s.. bass city in baghdad was attacked by a barrage of rockets causing minor damage. joining me now to talk about this, kt mcfarland, former deputy national security adviser to president trump and my friend. kt, good to see you, as always. china using stolen information to spy on cia assets. are you concerned and should we be concerned that our intelligence community is not taking china seriously enough? >> well, i think that there are a whole lot of people that are not taking china seriously
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enough. the intelligence community, yes. probable the defense department and certainly the incoming biden administration. but it's not. just that the chinese are spewing on our spies, it's the chinese are spying on everybody. how many times do you9 get that e-mail notification when you try to buy something online, and it says with think your password mayy have been compromised, we suggest you change your password. cwell, the chinese for years he been hacking us and sort of vacuuming up personal data. you know, during the obama administration they hacked the government office of personnel management and took the files of probably 20 million american government employees. but it's not just that. they're hoovering up health care information, your personal data, your financial data, and, you know, for years everybody sort of scratched their heads saying what are they going to do with all that stuff? well, we now know. they are setting up files, they're using that probably to determine artificial intelligence files, but also to create a file on millions of americans.
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theam estimate, gregg, is that half of the american population has been hacked. gregg: all right. i want to talk about this massive cyber attack. joe biden in his news conference today said that the u.s. would respond to that attack, but he wouldn't say exactly how. what are the options? >> well, you know, he shouldn't say how because, first of all, he's not president of the united states yet. secondly, the options, i think, are going to be more cyber and stealth options and covertrt options than the fact that the united states has the ability buthe probably not the inclination to send ballotships into the black sea. battleships into the black sea. we've seen year after year there are more and more serious hacks, by the russians this time, by the chinese before, by other countries, and yet we never seem to be able to product ourselves. finish -- protect ourselves. i mean, the government, we're not doing good at this. as much as we have the smartest, most innovative technologically
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savvy people in the world, they're not helping the government or us as society. with. need to accept the fact that the government isn't able to do this. we need help, and we need help fast, and we need it from silicon valley who has been so far reluctant to help republicans, democrats or anybody in the government. emand number two, where are the red lines? i mean, when you just said what are the responses going to be, well, is, this an aboutover of war or is this not an act of war? did they just steal some e-mail addresses, or are they trying to undermine the civilian infrastructure? and then finally, you know, i'm sorry to hear joe biden say that intoday, that, oh, it's all dond trump's fault. no, it's not, it's the everybody's fault. republican presidents, democrat presidents, these hacks have gone on for way too long. and if we play politics with this like everything else, we're never going to get to a solution. gregg: i mentioned in the introduction there was a rocket attack onod the u.s. embassy in
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baghdad. apparently this was iranian-backed militias who launched the rocket attack. a day later we send this guided missile submarine into the persian gulf. is that merely a show of force or something more? >> well, i think it is a show of force on the part of the outgoing trump administration, but it's something more, and that's to let the region know, you know, the iranians -- it's like you mentioned earlier, the chinese, they're very excited about a biden administration because they think they're going to get everything they want. the iranians feel the same way. they think when biden comes in, it'll be like the good old days. iran will o get money, iran will not have to abide by a lot of international agreements, and iran can go its merry way towards acquiring nuclear weapons. i think what you saw on the today attack in baghdad, the iranians were flexing their muscles. i think this is donald trump's
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parting shot to them. not so fast. iran, we're not going to let you -- as america, we're not going to let you get away, at hileast while trump is presiden, with the sort of things you got away with in the obama administration and potentially thee biden administration. gregg: the iranians think that biden's going to lift the sanctions which will help their economy and, you know, maybe more pallets of cash on the runway, right? >> yeah, but it's more than that, it's because the iran nuclear deal was sold to the american people as, oh, this is terrific. we're going to get iran to stop its nuclear weapons program. it never did anything of the sort. it just delayed it. it put the pause button on for a couple of years. iran's going to have nuclear end withins by 2025. weapons by 2025. gregg:g: right. john kerry, barack obama. nice deal. kt mcfarland, thanks for being with us. stay with us, we'll be right back. heapest gas in town and which
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