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the big d.c. debate the mistake that the president made that stranded americans. we got that. this tonight, dozens of senators they don't believe the white house. they demand president biden declassify all government information exactly how many americans are now stranded. his poll numbers just hit a new low. tonight we begin with this another news story coming in. joining us now illinois congressman mike voss of bet vans affairs, retired army major general vinnie bowles. reporting from "forbes" magazine, the biden administration demanding federal agencies erase and scrub from their government websites any details about u.s. weapons and training given to afghanistan. first to you, sir, vinnie bowles, the gao and reports from the inspector general are getting wiped out here. what is your reaction to this story? >> there could be security rationale for doing that so i'm
not immediately going to fault it but it does look suspect. timing is everything and timing isn't in the best light right now. elizabeth: congressman erased audits and reports including a detail accounting what the u.s. provided to afghan forces down to the number of night vision device, rocket launchers, black hawk helicopters, armored vehicles. what do you say to the story? >> first off we have the numbers. they have been made public. they shouldn't erase them they're already out there. they did say in the article it was to protect afghans, but they were not bothered by the fact they released the names and who the contacts were last week, so now it is all right to block this information? i think it is more likely they're trying to prothemselves than anybody than anybody in country. we're watching it closely. we with will monitor it closely.
we know when the equipment was sent and how it got there. elizabeth: general, the congress has responsibility for oversight of this weaponry and also u.s. tax dollars. to the congressman's point the state department said it didn't want to put afghan allies at risk but what the congressman is saying the biden administration game the names of our allies and american citizens to the taliban. how do you square that? >> you don't. they were wrapped around a date as opposed to an objective and the date was, we'll make it happen by the 31st of august. we did that a little bit before that and do that. because of that they took some shortcuts and expedited things that getting those lists out there was truly a dangerous move. elizabeth: yeah. to the general's point, congressman, the state department, the officials there are now saying that the majority, the majority ever special immigrant visa applicants were abandoned left
behinds. reuters is reporting that the pentagon blames the state department, homeland security, moving too slowly a lack of urgency, but those two agencies are blaming the president and the white house. there is major infighting over delays and what happened abandoning our american citizens behind terror lines. take on that story. >> even before we lost our military service personnel, the 13, which is so tragic, even before that we knew what the state department had told the president. we knew because they had also told our ranking members and chairmans of the committees of oversight. and those chairmans and those ranking members explained that in great detail that you can't stand on the state say everybody agree with you when they didn't. the intel told us very, very clearly this could go bad, could go bad very quickly. the president had to make a decision and many of them were on camera saying one thing and
behind the scenes saying another. i'm glad they're coming out telling what is going on to get to the bottom of this in the future t doesn't stop the fact that we still have to get the people out. elizabeth: the president's numbers are dropping. reuters, ipsos, of below 40% how he approved the crisis in afghanistan. a new poll, poll numbers are plummeting toward 43%. general, there is a credibility crisis, it's a serious one. the 26 senators don't believe the white house numbers on the number of americans abandoned behind terror lines. declassify the information. talking senator susan collins, tom cotton, marsha blackburn sending a letter to the white house to tell us exactly what is going on. what is your take on this story? >> the a lot of folks don't know what is going on.
for anyone saying the anyone knows what is going on the congressman alluded to the fact things are changing. there will be a raft of investigations as the congressman alluded to, a raft of investigations that the administration will be required to lay that out and it will be very important for the american people to get that story. elizabeth: to what the general is saying, congressman, here is the painful debate breaking out in d.c. the president's mistkakes doing the evacuation, did it cause americans to be stranded, left behind enemy lines? not just giving the taliban control of the airport, as we have got the pentagon, state department, homeland security department, the white house fighting about who caused the delays that means they were sticking to this arbitrary deadline that the president put in place. that meant you had crowds rushing to the airport. that meant americans were caught up in that sweep much clouds, waving their passports at the fence, saying we're americans but they got stranded.
so is that what your take is too, what is going on? go ahead, congressman. >> yes. it also meant that each one of our offices were handling cases to try to help them get out. we had over 750 cases that we were working on. we got some out. there are still others left line there. there is an argument how many americans are left behind. one group says 100. some say as much as 250. others don't know. that is why it is yesterday morning all of us from veterans, from the republican side of the aisle were there when the chair gaveled in and unfortunately she gave one minute for silence for the 13 who had passed. never mentioned their names and then quickly adjourned before the sponsor of the legislation we're asking to move, representative gallagher, could have moved to bring this legislation forward, which does exactly the thing that we were talking about. it calls for the investigation. it calls for the president to come forward. our job is oversight.
we want to know how many weapons are left behind and what the odds are of either getting them back or having reporting of where they're at. all of this to establish, and also establishing we don't recognize the taliban as a government. we do not recognize the taliban as a government. these are things we need to be doing with oversight to see what exactly happened. it is going back very, very quickly t had already gone back. it had gone bad since the day it started. as a marine, father of a marine, grandfather of a marine, i'm upset and so are my constituents and veterans around this nation are upset t concerns me because the up zick of those veterans who served over last 20 years on the crisis hotline through our va department. elizabeth: you know, thank you so much for your service to our country and your family's service, congressman. also for you, general. thank you for your service to our country as well.
the issue too is when we saw happen at the airport, general, final word, is that officials are saying we didn't have time to screen people. we didn't have time to screen who was coming and wanting to leave because of the president's arbitrary, artificial deadline. so what happened was they were delaying flights for hours and hours and hours while americans were swept up in the crushing crowd saying we're here with passports. let us in. so that seems like it is what happened, general. your final word. >> there is never a good time. i have had to be part of non-combatant evacuations. they are never clean and this is the hardest of military operation to do, do a non-combatant evacuation in a combat zone under pressure by the enemy, when the enemy owns most of the terrain. my hat is off to the soldiers, airmen and service personnel on the ground there. they were absolutely heroes
doing heroic work for us. we were given a bad hand to start with and a challenge. elizabeth: that is the point, general. they are heroes. they did heroic work given the hand they were dealt. extraordinary 122,000 evacuated. just that they were working under terrible duress against that artificial deadline. congressman mike government, general vinnie boles thank you. great insights. we have former counter rich official, nathan sales. the white house over the botched afghan withdrawal, who is to blame. more damaging leaks coming out of the administration against the president. you're watching "the evening edit" on fbn. >> this was a parade of bad decisions. some of my colleagues in
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washington, did president biden's mistakes cause americans to be stranded and left behind terror lines in afghanistan? he let the taliban control and block americans at checkpoints at kabul airport. it got to be a situation where it just was out of his hands but this artificial rushed deadline, did it create chaos, did it create massive crowds at kabul airport? americans could be seen waving passports saying we're americans but we couldn't get through. we have former white house coordinator on terrorism, nathan sales. what is your reaction to this story? >> liz, thank you for having me on. washington is starting to place the blame game. we heard it from the president couple days ago in his speech where he tried to pass responsibility for this situation on to everybody. it was president trump's fault we heard. it was afghan army's fault for not fighting hard enough. even tried to blame americans
who were not able to make it through the chaos of the airport, which i thought was really unpresidential and regrettable. the fact of the matter the president is responsible for what went wrong. it was the president who insisted on withdrawing according to an arbitrary deadline. a president who ignored the advice of the his military commanders an defense personnel who urged him to keep a small counterterrorism force in the country to keep it stable to pressure al qaeda. you don't have to look very far to find out who is responsible for the lack of planning and lack of execution when it comes to the withdrawal. it is 1600 pennsylvania. elizabeth: we hear you. even nato, eastern the united kingdom and parliament were saying you don't do an artificial deadline, you don't have an arbitrary deadline. it's a recipe for chaos. officials on the ground, sir, are saying that when they had the people pouring in, they did not have enough time to screen
everybody, to meet the president's deadline and americans were swept up in that. that the u.s. military repeatedly had to delay, stop all flights out of kabul airports for hours and hours because there was nowhere for evacuees to go. countries would not take them because they were not vetted, they were not screened because everyone was rushing to meet the president's deadline. now we have reporters reporting that the pentagon blames the slow response, lack of urgency, blames the state department, homeland security. now they're blaming the white house. your take on all of this, what is going on? >> i think this all shows why you have to let the mission be the priority. what do we want to accomplish? we want to get our people out and we want to get out of afghans who put their lives on the line for america. then you work backwards from there. if this is what we have to accomplish, how much time is it going to take. instead the white house did it
backwards. we'll get out by august 31st, come hell or high water. we'll get out the number of people we can within that arbitrary deadline. i think the white house is trying very hard to depict this operation as a success. they're talking about 120,000 people who were removed from the conflict zone. that is grate work. our soldiers did great work on the front lines. and our diplomats did great work on the front lines. but this, let's be clear. this is not a success. hundreds of americans are stranded behind enemy lines. thousands of afghans have targets on their backs because they worked with america, we were not able to get them out in time. if that is what success looks like, i would hate to see what failure looks like. elizabeth: we hear you. then you have this, the pentagon spokesman, for example, john kirby, they're trying to spin this favorably. he said, quote, we have americans that get stranded in countries all the time but we're
talking line terror lines, right? that sounded like a dubious and relettable as you would put it statement to make. the question is, if the taliban were to write the evacuation plan for the u.s. would they have written it this way given how bad it went? >> question. losing your passport when you're on vacation in london is not the same as the government abandoning you in a war zone with terrorists lurking around every corner. i would expect an apology from the pentagon for such an insulting analogy. we have americans left behind. it is not on them. it is not their fault they were not able to make their way through the chaos and crowds to safety. it is the white house's responsibility to go out to get them. we saw the private sector do that we heard reports about former special operations forces, former intelligence officials, who saw that the biden administration was not getting the job done and so they put together operations
themselves to go out to bring vulnerable afghans and american citizens to safety. we shouldn't have to rely on the good graces of former military to do that. we should rely on the white house, to give our military orders to do exactly that. elizabeth: you know, what we're seeing now, i don't, in history, when have we seen a commander-in-chief order their generals to leave americans behind? look back at what then senator biden -- senator biden, 2001 said, quote if we leave afghanistan in chaos it will be another time bomb waiting to explode. but now you have the president as you say, the president did say this american citizens wait too long to leave. feels like evidence is mounting that the white house and the president are manufacturing and they're doing it, been doing it for months, a false narrative on afghanistan. president saying no chaos coming. it's a safe, orderly exit. it is not going to be like the fall of saigon. no al qaeda there.
he actually said that. afghan government was pushing back on al qaeda and the the taliban has been consulting with al qaeda, the people behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks. feels like there is major top spin going on for months. not to mention the conversation with president of afghanistan whether true or not you have to change the media perception around the world, america it look like the taliban was losing that was in july. >> that was especially unfortunate. i think the president owes a duty of candor to the american people. he has an obligation to tell it straight. if the situation in afghanistan is beginning to collapse as it was in july, what he should have been doing at this point is telling the state department and telling the military, we've got to start moving out now. the priority should not have been spin. the priority should got have been urging afghan government to put false information into the
public domain. that was a warning sign that now is the time to start our withdrawal to give ourselves the time we need to get every american home. unfortunately that wasn't the priority for the white house. elizabeth: nathan sales, terrific stuff. great analysis. your insights and perspectiveses are really appreciated. we'll have you back on again soon. coming up house homeland security ranking member, john katko. we have this fight the pentagon not ruling out working with the taliban to go after terrorists. this is the same taliban that blocked americans from leaving and protected 9/11 terrorists. keep it here on "the evening edit." we have headlines coming for you. >> clearly right now afghanistan has once again become an international safe haven for terrorism. that was the whole reason we went to afghanistan after 9/11 to prevent that.
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♪ stuart: joining us now house homeland security ranking member. he is congressman john katko with us. congressman, great to have you back on. what was your reaction you heard the reports that the pentagon will not rule out working with the taliban in future potential airstrikes against isis or other terrorists and also nsa jake sullivan indicating we will be giving u.s. aid, u.s. money to
the taliban? what's your reaction? >> my jaw hit the floor to be honest with you. let's take a step back here. the united nations still has the taliban on list of terrorist organizations and we'll deal with them, we'll have that we'll give them aid? are they really going after al qaeda or protect al qaeda after the last 20 years? they refused to renounce al qaeda. they will help you getting out isis a common enemy, will they really go after al qaeda? don't forget al qaeda trained in afghanistan under taliban watch to attack the united states on 9/11, that had tragic consequences. to me it is unbelievable they would think about this, instead of projecting strength and telling them that if something happens to our citizens, something happens that causes harm to the united states they will pay a heavy price. that is what we should be doing. elizabeth: u.s. taxpayers are already given hundreds of
billions of dollars over 20 years to afghanistan. also talking tens of billions of dollars of military equipment as well. this is the same taliban killing freedom fighters for democracy in the panjshir valley, critics like nick nikki haley under no circumstance should any country give money to a religious group of suicide bombers and nazis. >> nikki haley is absolutely right. i completely agree with her. they are the devil, they were literally beheading people in the last few weeks known to cooperate with the united states, beheading them and we'll be their friends? that almost as bad as sending $150 billion to iran to sweeten up the iran nuclear deal. one the largest state sponsors of terrorism in the world which is iran which president biden did when he was vice president. we have to project strength, not to be a bully, let them know if
they do harm to us, do harm to our citizens, a heavy price to pay, if we don't project that, we get what we have now, 13 dead american soldiers didn't have to happen, poor planning, poor execution, putting soldiers in harm's way with a group we should never have been dealing with in the first place. elizabeth: widespread outrage over that, congressman. congress has oversight duties what the president did in botching the pullout. if congress is supposed to be involved going into war, then congress does have a duty on oversight pulling out, weighing in ahead of time on how pullouts and evacuations are held but it looks like the president did a waiver of a federal statute mandating that the pentegon do a briefing of congress on the tear remember terror risks an risks of withdrawal pulling out in afghanistan that happened in june. we've seen a lot of rhetoric, congressman. you and i have been talking
about the rhetoric too. i like your reaction to the sound bites keep coming in where the white house and team there indicate they have the leverage, they have everything under control. when you watch this, it sure doesn't feel that way. watch this. >> first thing we have to do is insure we can get air routes and land routes secured. that is what we're working on. >> it will be necessary to have some form of communication and coordination with the taliban to continue to evacuate people from the country. they oversee afghanistan. the majority of large swaths of the country. >> do you have a number, have any americans gotten out since that last flight. >> i don't have data to provide on that front. elizabeth: you see that. we were talking with nathan sales top counterterrorism expert, he was saying listen as soon as they knew, as soon as they knew this would collapse, that is when you started evacuating americans, not later. you don't set up after the fact an artificial arbitrary deadline and do it rushing up to that.
you get americans out first. let the mission decide the timeline. your reaction sir? >> he is exactly right. this is so botched on so many levels, why even let up a safe and secure bagram airbase to affect withdrawal and go to a city of kabul to do withdrawal from that airport and let the taliban form a ring around the airport to prevent americans, others getting in, to get out of kabul is unbelievable to me. there is substantial amount of oversight to be done. i applaud congressman meeks on house foreign affairs committee and congressman mccaul having a hearing coming up with secretary of state antony blinken. they will start asking the tough questions. there will be tough questions asking forward. we'll be a part of that oversight. ii want to know if the president was told this would happen, he stubbornly stuck to this, knowing disaster that would happen, there should be a lot of accountability for him as well. our job in congress is to have
oversight and we'll do a hell of a lot of oversight going forward. that i assure you. elizabeth: congressman john katko, pleasure having you on. come back soon. >> for sure. elizabeth: we have this story coming up, the question who is advising the president, who did he decide to be on his team? the top official with afghanistan evacuation plan, did they invest in private security and contractors and things like the government covid response? that story is next with jason chaffetz of the he will take it on. you're watching "the evening edit" on fox business. oh! are you using liberty mutual's coverage customizer tool? so you only pay for what you need. sorry? limu, you're an animal!
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♪. elizabeth: coming out of the bottom of the hour. you're watching the fox business network. welcome back to the show fox business contributor jason chaffetz. great to have you back on. you and i have been talking about who the president picked to have on his team in light of the growing mistakes behind the
afghan pullout. we're now tracking the story that has been out there, we still have no closure on it, a report that shows biden's top team invested in a private equity firm that was investing in defense contractors and potentially government response to covid-19, talking about the secretary of state, the pentagon chief, basically selling access to the white house, this private equity shop. your reaction to this. we're tracking the statements. we don't see any divest meant to that. we apologize if they did divest, we don't see it yet. what do you say? >> that is why the paperwork is so critical. the allegations are you know, they're pretty aggressive. so you want to get the paper right, the paperwork right but the question is some of these people that are top-notch people involved in this pine island investment, this group is very aggressive saying look, we get the top people in government and
essentially written between the lines, i have read through their will be site is, we're the people that are going to be in charge. so if you want to get involved in pine island capital partners we actually know what is going on on. we take on investments others don't do. you got to look at the flow of money. i think it's a very legitimate question. there should not be allegation they have done something specifically wrong but it does beg the question because these top people were out of government, made these investments, became partners and now are back in government and so, did they benefit financially? i think it's a very legitimate question. we're talking about some big dollars here. this is no small little side deal selling lemonade on the corner. elizabeth: it is about the revolving door kind of turnstile existence in d.c. where it creates these perverse incentives and conflicts of
interests. government watchdogs talked about this. they don't like it. secretary of state, top advisor michelle flournoy, lloyd austin, they own stakes in this private equity firm, pine island capital partners. we don't know if they divested but this equity shop was basically run by the former head of merrill lynch, johnthain. it souths its connections to the white house. that is what it is about. >> top people in government, come out, make a big load of money and in a position to make deals, award contracts. you have to rely on the inspectors general. we have2 inspectors general. we have 13,500 people go behind it. if congress doesn't ask the right question or push them, the gao, you don't get an answer out of it. i do personally work with the government accountability
institute. these are type of things, who benefits financially from war, those types of questions. who benefits financially from a covid pandemic. those are legitimate questions that the public should see because sunlight is the best disinfectant. we'll see how open and transparent they want to be. the biden-harris administration said they would be the most open and transparent administration ever, eight months into it, we aren't doing so well. elizabeth: we hear you. pine island as we talked about, they're not shy about leveraging their cushy relationships with the powerful and politically connected. it is partnered with west exec which is what secretary of state antony blinken and michelle flournoy, founded it. basically their tag line, slogan reads, quote, from the boardroom to the situation room. they're selling their influence in d.c. your final word? >> well the reason it is called
west execs with you look where the white house is situated the old executive office building which is the tunnel between the old executive office building anton nell that is the private place you go the to go in. they named their firm after it, for goodness sakes! elizabeth: wow, that is interesting to tell too. it keeps going and going. jason chaffetz, have you on back soon. up next, congressman greg stuebe is fired up, ready to go. how the administration and america will be dealing with the botched afghan pullout for years to come. there is now this story, china, state media, the stayed media in china, demanding u.s. take in afghan refugees when china won't do that. china is moving in to make billions of dollars off afghan's
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♪. elizabeth: let's welcome back to the show house foreign affairs congressman greg stuebe. congressman, your take on this, we've got growing, riping leaks against the president coming out of the white house. reuters reporting that the pentagon is basically saying that the state department and homeland security were too slow, lack of urgency in evacuating americans out of afghanistan but those two agencies, reuters says is now pointing the finger at the president and the white house saying he was too slow. the leaks keep coming. your reaction, congressman? >> yeah. i think you're going to see that continue to happen as nobody wants to take responsibility for
what occurred in afghanistan so of course you will see the fingerpointing but at the end of the day president biden is the president, the commander-in-chief of our military. the state department was in charge of the operations on the ground in afghanistan. so the department of defense was responding to what they were telling them to do but at the end of the day president biden is responsible for the decisions that were made in afghanistan. he was the one that had this arbitrary date and pulled our forces out before every american could get on a bird and fly to safety. that is unconscionable, never in the history of our country did i think we would be standing in a place where our president, our government abandoned american citizens behind enemy lines. elizabeth: you know "politico" also reporting that white house officials are saying they are quote, horrified, appalled about how americans were abandoned behind terror lines. so the leaks are going to keep on coming. we have this new geopolitical
landscape after afghanistan, how the administration handled it. we'll deal with it for years to come. there is the issue with china. now white house press secretary, congressman, is saying it is wrong to think that china can undercut u.s. leverage with the taliban, claiming quote, that china does not have the capacity for that. is that true? that is the white house press secretary saying that. >> well, it is not true because china is a heck of a lot closer to afghanistan than the united states is. now that we've withdrawn all of our military forces we have nobody nearby to monitor surveil russia, monitor, servall china, so who do you think will come in? china brokered deals with the iranian government with roads an bridges projects. you will see russia and china sweep in. china talking with the head of the taliban. they're already starting to have discussions. think about all the military
equipment, blackhawks, c-130s, weapons, night vision goggles now can be handed over to our enemies, china, russia, iranians. they're going to give them all of our secrets and all of our equipment so they can reverse engineer it to use it against us. we'll be feeling implications of what has happened in afghanistan for decades. elizabeth: and now china state media is saying the u.s. should take in afghan refugees. we are a generous welcoming country but china is not taking in any refugees, according to media reports but it stand poised to make a lot of money off afghanistan's rich mineral resources. your final word on that. >> of course china will say that when they have millions of uyghurs in concentration camps. they will not allow any afghans to come into their country, that we need to take more in, that we have taken over 100,000, 120,000 people from afghanistan.
our focus should not be on refugees, our focus should be on the american citizens stuck behind enemy lines in afghanistan. i call on president biden, the department of defense, the administration to go in and get our americans out. elizabeth: congressman greg stuebe, thanks for joining us. it is good to see you. come back soon. up next, former acting i.c.e. director tom homan. we have 16 states fighting with the white house in court saying no, mr. president, we will not limit i.c.e. powers an arrests and deportations of potential criminal illegal aliens. this as growing concern about just who is coming in after the collapse of afghanistan. the media security officials dispute press secretary saki's claim no one is 10ering the u.s. without being vetted. is that true? you're watching "the evening edit" on fox business. >> the border is open as we know on our south, southern border. i've been there myself and seen
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afghanistan and how it's affecting the border and also former dhs official and we have 16 states now fighting with whio mr. president, at the time we will not limit ice and its powers to deport the potential criminal illegal aliens and bad actors and why is this fight still going on in court pretty. >> i don't understand it and i don't know why all 50 states are on the same side of this because you and i talked meantime, 91 percent of everybody i.c.e. and the rest in here in the united states either a convicted criminal or and they do a lot of security work. they investigate human trafficking, trafficking they save thousands of children from predators and they investigate this technology that is at the united states and given war fighters such as missile technology and the use against our war fighters. i.c.e. does a lot of public safety work in national security work in a protected this nation. elizabeth: so it's unclear what
the white house keeps hamstringing them. it's unclear predict. tim: because they don't like the immigration portion of the job and 91 percent of every illegal alien harris is a criminal, they just want to shut down the enforcement and i will tell you this, there is no border security without interior enforcement. because when you turn yourself to the border patrol, to go see a judge said they would most of them though, that has to be an enforcement mechanism and the united season that judge orders them removed, someone has to remove them and again, 90 percent of the criminals so this is an open borders agenda, dave decapitated i.c.e. at a record illegal records, they itshould be just the opposite, this is bidens sign open borders they don't want immigration enforcement in the united states. elizabeth: you cannot have that when you the country collapsing
into terrorism and at the new york times reports, migrants from 150 countries haven't seen crossing our border. another washington post, cnn, we've had multiple media reports saying this screening is not happening, there are breakdowns in the writings of press secretary jen psaki said to no one is entering the united states without being vetted. the washington post reports, and afghans are coming into the u.s. who are security concerns and cnn reports that afghans are arriving in the u.s. they don't have any documents whatsoever reading your response. guest: they're saying to develop property under properly vetted because are not and takes 18 months - two years in proppant and to visibility the problem is not talk with people they are base with afghans are getting off of the planes, with no identification documents at all and have you clear somebody and vet them is no counselor office
anymore, no state department and how do you verify in the passport is both an ache the dog documents are authentic when the afghanistan are no longer in charge, the taliban's. throbbing properly vetted and that is a huge issue for national security concern predispute if republican senator chuck grassley sent a letter to todd biden officials asking them to disclose the number of afghans who entered into the u.s. but work on the governance no fly list and terror watch was in the pentagon spoke to the city they do not know the answer to that read by the way, after they played somebody think of somebody, then what. what happens to that person, where does that person go, do you go back to afghanistan, what happens to them. can we deport them. guest: it is hard, it's hard to deport somebody when they have no country to go back to this no longer the afghan people are no
longer in charge of the government there's certain countries but a third country if they are willing to accept them however that they are a terrorist are part of a terrorist organization, but country bullets at them so we may be stuck with him and that is why it is important to be fully that these people before they step a foot on american soil. speech of fbi is warning that were 70 people with security concerns and issues and that their flying people into the u.s. before the complaint their visa processing their final worl of this. guest: the american people, congressman said that there is no proof terrorist on the southwest quarter and that is a lie, there's been at least 100 encounters last five years either in the panama region, and hearing gap or on the southern borders and they've arrested five on the watchlist, how many of the 300,000 other ways came to his country to do is harm. what we don't know now but we may find out someday and it will
be tragic in the southwest borders vulnerable to terrorist and is just a stone throw. elizabeth: thank you for joining us, thank you for your service to our country and come back soon parted, elizabeth mcdonald you been watching the evening edit, thank you for watching and join us again tomorrow night. >> hello everyone and welcome to cut low, and larry kudlow and it's good to be with you. sunday's really does not pay to read the newspapers and today for example, reading one of my favorites the new york post and i started that in the sports section reported that they pitched the fabulous seventh innings and struck out 15 and he stopped the yanks for game