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mckenzie taught her dad the york high school fight song and dance. his version went viral. holland proved to be a good luck charm. they went on to win and he was a proud cheerleader dad. that's it for this "special report" fair, balanced and unafraid. >> martha: my dad cheered me on when i was cheerleading but i don't think he knew any of the cheers. thanks, bret. good evening, everybody. this is "the story." tonight on "the story" as the latest transcript is released, this one from bill taylor, u.s. diplomat to ukraine, he believed there was a quid pro quo, lindsey graham says this. >> what i can tell you about the trump policy toward the ukraine. it was incoherent. it depends on who you talk to. they seemed to be incapable of forming a quid pro quo. >> martha: an interesting angle on this. we're going to talk to him and the latest on the whistleblower. tonight new revelations in "wall street journal" about a u.s.
consulting firm that was doing work for burisma in ukraine and used hunter biden's name to get a meeting with the state department. also here, republican daniel cameron who is a rising star. he's going to be the next attorney general of kentucky. we will get his take on what he thinks happened in last night's election. and also this evening the plot is thickening in mexico. there is a long history of violence between the cartels and the lebarron family in northern mexico. we will investigate. some family members believe they do not believe this is a case of mistaken identity. howie kurtz on why abc executives are reeling over the reports that they quashed the story of serial part of file jeffrey epstein. but first let's go back to our top guest tonight. chairman judiciary chairman lindsey graham. welcome. good to have you with us tonight. >> thank you. >> martha: you say the policy,
proves that there was a lot of incoherrence from the administration on what they wanted to do. >> here is one common thing. not one person has talked to president trump about whether or not he wanted a quid pro quo. taylor is saying he assumed there was quid pro quo based on what sundland said, the e.u. ambassador. now his memory is refreshed i presume there was and volker, said there was no connection between meetings and investigating biden. >> martha: it is interesting because sondland said he did pick up the phone and speak with the president at one point and he said "the president told me that there was no quid pro quo" and that he wanted zelensky to do what he ran on. that's a telling statement. >> you've got a statement from the president to sundland saying
this is not a quid pro quo. i want him to clean up corruption before i give him $400 million. the president of ukraine said no, i was never threatened by president trump, i never believed there was a quid pro quo where i had to investigate joe biden and hunter biden to get $400 million of military aid. the whole thing is a joke. the whole thing is being driven bipartisans in the house. adam schiff is not looking for the truth and the testimony is incoherrent. it depends on who you talk to but there is one common theme. the president of ukraine and the president of the united states have both said there was no quid pro quo. >> martha: with regard to adam schiff, here is what he said today when he walked out of this transcript release. >> most important facts are largely not contested. the president enlisted whole departments of government in the illicit aim of trying to get ukraine to dig up dirt on a political opponent as well as further conspiracy theory about
the 2016 election that he believed would be beneficial to his reelection campaign. >> martha: once again, just like during the russia probe, adam schiff before this process has really actually begun, public hearings aren't until next week, he already knows what the answer is. >> that statement is full of crap. bill taylor. what does he base his belief that there was a quid pro quo on? what is the factual basis? a conversation with sundland. why did sundland change his testimony? was there a connection between sundland and democratic operatives on the committee? did he talk to schiff? did he talk to staffers? when someone remembers something they didn't know before it makes me incredibly suspicious. why did sondland change his mind? what prompted him to change his mind about maybe there was a quid pro quo when i said there
wasn't? >> martha: the whistleblower issue with regard to adam schiff is a big one here. >> right. >> martha: you said you believe this process can't go forward until the whistleblower is known and questioned in some way, shape or form. a lot of stories out there about who this person is and it all seems to be coming from one source so we're hanging back on this but there are indications that this person may have worked in the n.s.c., may have worked in the obama administration and been a holdover. why do you think you have to hear from that person in order to move forward? >> without the whistleblower complaint, we wouldn't be talking about the subject matter right now, right? so what if the whistleblower was tied to a democrat? what if the whistleblower was tied to brennan and people from the intel community who had been out to destroy the trump presidency even before he got elected? what if this person came from that world? what if they had a bias? the whistleblower statute is being abused. it does not give persons anonymity when it comes to making a claim of wrongdoing.
it protects them from being fired. the constitution trumps the statute. no american including donald trump should be accused of something based on an anonymous source. i want to know who the whistleblower is. what ties they have to the intel community, if any. and were they working with a democrat? did they have an agenda like brennan and clapper? >> martha: a lot of folks would say that's exactly what needs to happen and that the judiciary committee needs to bring adam schiff before it and ask those questions. is that something that you are going to do? >> no. i'm not going to subpoena a member of the house. if they subpoenaed me i wouldn't go. we have separate branches of government. the state department is the entity in question, not the department of justice. i'm hoping the foreign relations committee will look at whether or not hunter biden and joe biden did anything wrong when it came to firing the prosecutor. the point i'm trying to make is if adam schiff talked to the whistleblower before he filed the complaint, that becomes
relevant but you're not going to have one body subpoena somebody from the other body, but if you do bring the whistleblower forward and they have been asked under oath did you talk to adam schiff then all bets are off about adam schiff being a witness. he can be called in. >> martha: a lot of folks have pointed to statements you have made in the past and said that they want you to bring forth hunter biden and perhaps even joe biden, the former vice president, and ask them these questions from your position as chairman of the house judiciary committee and you said that you can't do that. >> no. number one, the senate judiciary committee doesn't have any jurisdiction over the state department. the allegation is that they withheld aid to the ukraine. unless they fired the prosecutor investigating hunter biden's company. that's a state department inquiry. not a department of justice inquiry. at the end of the day, the senate is set up. we have jurisdiction. it's limited. the department of justice and the f.b.i. but i do believe, based on john
solomon's reporting somebody needs to look at whether or not the state department was being asked to do things to get rid of the prosecutor because he was getting too close to joe biden. people are frustrated. they want to get back at hunter and joe biden. we have a process in the statement. we need to take the john solomon evidence that he disclosed and have a hearing regarding the state department about what role they played in having this prosecutor fired, and see where it goes from there. that's what i think we should do. the whistleblower needs to be named and we need to be able to cross-examine that person for any bias. >> martha: with regard to rudy giuliani's role in this, you have said that you want him to testify. he's one person you think would appropriately be testifying before your committee. are you going to do that?
>> i invited him and he hasn't responded. he's the president's lawyer so i doubt we could actually get him to come unless he volunteered to come so what i hope will happen is that we will look at the hunter biden, joe biden connection to firing the prosecutor based on the john solomon discovery about emails between the state department and this company. that's the way to start this thing. as to what's going on in the house, i think it's a political sham. i think there is no evidence at all that the president engaged in a quid pro quo and i am closed-minded to the idea of impeaching this president based on this phone call. >> martha: going back to the origins of the russia investigation because you met with attorney general bill barr today. what can you tell us to update us on that and will there be any further hearings with regard to rod rosenstein and andrew mccabe and invoking the 25th amendment and things you have mentioned in the past? >> i'm going to start with
horowitz. his report is about done. we'll get him to come before the committee to talk about what he's found in terms of fisa intelligence abuse in the investigation of the trump campaign. i think his report is going to be damning, i think it's going to prove that the system got off the rails and we need corrective action. where we go from there i won't know until i hear from him. i trust horowitz to be fair. i don't trust adam schiff to be fair. i trusted mueller to be fair. i don't trust the house nadler-schiff team to be fair to the president. this whole process in the house is driven bipartisan politicians who hate trump's guts. that's the big difference between mueller and horowitz. >> martha: the american people will get a chance to see what's going on in these public hearings, we hope, as that moves forward. lindsey graham, thank you. >> thank you. >> martha: next up an exclusive interview with kentucky attorney general elect daniel cameron, a person you will probably be
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>> it has been a good night for republicans. i'll tell you. finally got the attorney general for the first time since world war ii. that's pretty outstanding. congratulations to daniel cameron. >> martha: 33-year-old republican daniel cameron making history lafayette night in kentucky winning the race for attorney general and becoming
the first african-american to be independently elected to statewide office in the bluegrass state. here he is the night before the election. >> should i bring daniel up? get up here, daniel. >> mr. president, i hope you can tell that kentucky is trump country. [applause] >> we are proud to stand with you on pro-life issues, and here in the commonwealth we are going to stand up for those who cannot speak for themselves. >> martha: >> martha: joining me now, exclusively, daniel cameron, kentucky attorney general-elect. now that that it's sunk in a little bit, how do you feel about winning this race for attorney general in kentucky tonight? >> thank you, martha. i appreciate you having me on.
it is an extreme honor to have been voted as the next attorney general here in the commonwealth of kentucky. we have obviously hit the ground running today. i was in meetings this morning with my team sort of working on our transition as we look forward to really, in this role, helping to improve the public safety outcomes of the men and women of all 120 counties, so it's a great honor. obviously, you're humbled by the experience of having seen your name on the ballot and being voted upon by your fellow kentuckians, so i'm grateful to everyone who ultimately decided to give me an opportunity to serve this commonwealth as its next attorney general. >> martha: in terms of the sort of barriers that you broke, i don't always like to focus on those because i like to focus on the talent that people have and the elections that they won but i was reading that you grew up in the shadow of the birthplace of abraham lincoln. on a personal note, what are you thinking about all of that?
>> this was a historic race, and a historic election, as you noted i'm the first independently voted upon african-american to serve in statewide elected office here in the commonwealth of kentucky and i don't shrink from that. i'm proud of the history of the republican party and i grew up in elizabethtown, kentucky, harden county which is not too far from the birthplace of abraham lincoln so he's always been someone who has inspired my interest in public service, and so it was a great honor, again, to be elected as the attorney general last evening. i hope that folks that look like me, regardless candidly of their political affiliation not only look at me and say that i want to vote for him at the ballot box but also make the decision that perhaps they want to put their name up for public service and for public office. it has been a great thrill to have the opportunity to run. we started this campaign in january of this year and i spent 10-plus months on the road
talking to kentuckyans about what they care about in terms of the attorney general's office and it was clear they wanted someone who was going to renew the promise of the office as the chief law enforcement office in the commonwealth of kentucky and enforcing the laws passed by the general assembly, a new face in the a. g.'s office and i'm excited to be a part of that. >> martha: you were a legal counsel for mitch mcconnell, and some people are already speculating -- you gist won one election, they're -- you just won one election, they're saying perhaps he could be a successor to mitch mcconnell or governor himself. s are those aspirations that you have? >> as i told the people at the post-election party, i was glad to have the fraternal order of police and i want to be in the business of improving the public safety outcomes for the men and
women and children of all 120 counties, i had the opportunity to serve as senator mcconnell's legal counsel in d.c. and it was a transformative experience, i'm grateful for his service to the commonwealth. >> martha: it's great to meet you and congratulations again on your election. i hope you will come back and we can talk more about topics as they come up in your office, daniel cameron, congratulations again. >> thank you. >> martha: coming up next. there is so much more behind the story of the killing of american women and children in northern mexico. a long-simmering battle between a mormon community and the druglofrdz in their neighborhood. next. shrimp yeah! red lobster's endless shrimp is back for just fifteen ninety nine. get all the shrimp you want, any way you want 'em. like new sriracha-honey shrimp,... ...savory grilled teriyaki shrimp,... ...classic shrimp scampi and more! red lobster's endless shrimp ends november 17th.
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>> martha: the death of nine women and children in mexico revealing there is a lot of history between the mormon lebarron family and the chihuahua and sinaloa drug cartels in northern mexico and it appears that this week the cartels came back for more. the cartels killed two of the lebarrons several years ago causing the lebarron family to build a fortress essentially around their towns with watch towers and to take turns guarding it. >> we were never pinpointing drug cartels or anything else but when it came to them now kidnapping our family members, that's what we took a stand against. if we have to die doing it we're going to. >> martha: in this part of mexico the american guns flood in and the drugs flow north to america. it's a business that is protected in part by some corrupt and terrified mexican
officials as well as the cartels. chief correspondent trace gallagher has this unbelievable back story. >> the nine people killed in the attack were all members of the lebarron family, a family with roots in mexico dating back 100 years, after the church of latter-day saints banned polyg amay the lebarrons moved south. the lebarrons have abandoned polygamy choosing to buy up land and build profitable farms but their wealth has caught the attention of the drug cartels. in 2009 mexican drug gangs kidnapped 16-year-old eric lebaron and demanded a $1 million ransom. the lebarons refused to pay and convinced lawmakers to respond. the state set up road blocks and provided troops and helicopters. six days later eric lebar ron was set free but eric's older
brother benjamin called for a crackdown on cartels and as the documentary explains truck loads of men were spent to lebaron's home breaking winds windows and doors. when benjamin came to help the drug gang punished both. >> he came to the rescue. he was an innocent bystander. they beat him and picked him and benjamin up and took them about two miles down the road here and shot them both and left them on the side of the road. >> after the killings the lebarons decided to arm themselves and learn military tactics to protect their families. they also continued to call out the cartels but this time they convinced the mexican military to help protect them. julian lebaron told "wall street journal" reporter robbie wheelan that for the past several years there have been no cartel conflicts. >> the latest theory from the
mexican government is that these families were caught up in sort of collateral damage of a turf war between two wars factions in -- between two warring factions. >> the juarez cartel and the sinaloa cartel and a man arrested with guns near the scene of the massacre has no connection to the killings whatsoever. martha. >> martha: trace, thank you. joining me now by phone is lace langford jr. -- a relative of the nine victims that were killed in the mexico ambush. lace, thank you very much for speaking with us tonight and we're thinking about your family. i know this is such an awful time obviously for all of you. how is everyone doing today? >> we're just getting prepared for the funeral tomorrow. families have had to leave the wounded in the hospital behind their father to go with him. the funeral of his wife and
children tomorrow and then try to get back to his children that are suffering and recovering in the hospital. we're all trying to wake up from this and we're just living this nightmare as to even wrap your mind around it. >> martha: we're looking at the pictures of these children. so innocent and beautiful, and their mothers, and it's just hard to believe it all. what do you think about whether or not they were caught in between these cartels or whether or not this was a targeted hit of these individuals? >> as i said before, we believe that this was a targeted hit. we know it was. there is no -- in our minds, there is no way around it. once they knew that they were women and children, they continued their slaughter.
we don't know the reason, but it's just terrible. >> martha: do you have any thoughts on the reasons? it sounds like things were calm over the last several years. did anything ignite what we -- do you think there is anything that might have tipped this off? >> no. again, we -- there is just -- no evidence to support that at all. we have been peaceful families that have lived in almost perfect -- just perfect peace and happiness in these valleys and mountains. and i will say that the only way we can understand it is that our family were used as bait to lure in one cartel against another. lafe langford, we wish you and all of your loved ones well in this impossibly difficult time.
thank you for talking with me tonight. >> thank you. >> martha: also joining me via skype is leah statton, a relative of the family as well. thank you for being with us. i'm reading one account by alex lebaron who is an elected official in the area. he says that it could not have been a mistake. this is terrorism, plain and simple and that there are reports that there was no crossfire at all. is that your understanding based on what you have been told by the witnesses? >> yes. that is my understanding as well. >> martha: tell me what you think perpetuated this attack. >> honestly, i don't know. there has been a few different people having different ideas of what could have done it. none of us know. all we know is that it was on purpose.
it wasn't an accident. they weren't -- they weren't in the wrong place at the wrong time. we don't believe that that's the truth. we believe that they knew who they were attacking when they attacked and they had it planned. >> martha: as we said last night, the evidence that we have so far is that the vehicles were several miles apart and that when they knew that there were women and children in the vehicles, they continued this massacre. is that your understanding? >> yes. that is correct. >> martha: tell me what you have heard from the people that you have spoken to so far today. >> from family members? >> martha: yes. >> about the incident? >> martha: right. >> i have heard the story of one of the -- my nephews that were in the second vehicle that came
up on the first one, and he witnessed -- he witnessed christina get out -- he witnessed her on the ground. she got out of her vehicle to let them know that it was a woman, and they shot her. they knew it was women and children. there is evidence of that from the witnesses. and the children. >> martha: i can't even imagine how these kids are going to get over what they have seen and witnessed. leah, you're all in our prayers and we thank you very much for being with us tonight. thank you, leah. >> thank you. >> martha: coming up next. we're going to talk to howie kurtz. he has called out abc for being timid when it had the opportunity to take on a serial child predator. jeffrey epstein. >> she told me everything. she had pictures. she had everything. it was unbelievable what we had. clinton. we had everything. wednesdays. at outback, they're for steak and beer. walkabout wednesdays are back!
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>> i have had this story for three years. i have had this interview with virginia roberts. we would not put it on the. first of all i was told nobody knows who jeffrey epstein is. then the palace found out that we had her whole allegations about prince andrew and threatened us a million different ways. we were so afraid we wouldn't be able to interview kate and will that that also quashed the story. >> martha: abc news now investigating the source of that leaked hot-mic moment from anchor amy robach claiming that the network deliberately quashed her interview with virginia roberts, an accuser of the late jeffrey epstein. abc said the interview did not meet their standards but the incident is drawing new scrutiny from their blunders of brett kavanaugh's accusers and the
false firefight in syria which turned out to be a shooting range in kentucky. >> this video obtained by abc news appears to show the fury of the turkish attack on the border town two nights ago. >> almost immediately the website gismodo said it was compared to youtube video from a kentucky gun range. >> martha: howie kurtz, host of "media buzz." the reports are that abc executives are reeling from this whole thing. what are you hearing? >> i'll tell you what abc executives say in a moment but i've got to tell you this was such a massive missed opportunity to have the woman, virginia jeffrey who turned out to be to be the chief accuser of one of the worst sexual predators of the modern era, a man who routinely abused young women, we heard amy robach, the anchor say in that moment of frustration that people were
saying at her network nobody knows who this guy is. excuse me. he was a wealthy guy who had been a pal of bill clinton. had been a pal of donald trump. operated in very high circles and had earlier gotten a light sentence in florida. people knew who damn well who jeffrey epstein was. >> martha: virginia roberts saying she was shocked they didn't air it because she believed it could be a game changer not to mention that a lot of people have been trying to interview her over the last several years. we have as well. wanting to be able to get her to come out and tell her very powerful story. "the miami herald" did an investigative piece in 2018 after this interview was done so obviously they would have been ahead of the game had they gone with this story, howie. >> right. they forfeited all the benefit of time and being out in front journalistically but i spoke late today, martha, to a senior abc news executive who says a couple of things. one, amy robach doesn't know all
the facts. secondly, this executive told me that the network was going to broadcast virginia roberts' allegation against bill clinton and prince andrew, both of whom have denied any involvement of anything sexual in regards to epstein, it was removed from the court files and the network felt it done have enough independent corroboration. i asked couldn't you have left out bill clinton and prince andrew and couldn't g.m.a. have broadcast a that says she was abused by epstein and pomped -- and pimped out as young as 17? >> martha: they had the picture of her with prince andrew. >> clearly, we don't know what happened. >> martha: i've got to leave it there, howie. we're going to stay on this story. good to see you tonight. >> nice to see you.
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monroe, louisiana to boost republican gubernatorial candidate eddie rispone looking to upset john bel edwards. the race is predicted a toss-up by forecasters. the third red state the president has visited this week on behalf of g.o.p. candidates most recently on behalf of matt bevan of kentucky who has asked for a recanvas of last night's election after a narrow loss to challenger andy beshear by about 5,000 votes. correspondent kristin fisher live tonight in louisiana for us. hi, kristin. >> martha, this is the last governor's race to be decided in 2019. the incumbent, john bel edwards is the south's only democratic governor. president trump sees an opportunity here to turn it red. to flip it red. and a preview of what president
trump will likely say when he takes the stage. he's running a little bit late. here is what he said when he was in louisiana last month rallying for the republican candidate for governor of the state. >> louisiana cannot take four more years of a liberal democrat governor raising your taxes, killing your jobs, attacking your industries and taking money from open borders extremists. john bel edwards. not good. goes around saying "i like trump very much. he's very good." but behind my back he doesn't like me. >> on the campaign trail edwards has been downplaying his differences with the president since the president is so popular here in louisiana. his opponent, baton rouge businessman eddie rispone has been playing up his close relationship with the president and like we saw in kentucky, the republican candidate and the president are really trying to nationalize this race and turn it into a referendum on the
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>> martha: as we await president trump, new poll numbers suggest a decline with women voters in a national match-up with joe biden trump with is even with male voters but with women a significant shift from 2016. one exit poll shows trump with 41% of women's voters to clinton's 54. i sat down with a panel of women who voted for donald trump, but where do they stand now? why don't i start with you, taryn. what's your name and where are you from? >> sharon mann from here in new york city. >> martha: tell me about how you're feeling. you voted for president trump
last time. now where do you stand? >> i voted for president trump as he is from the manhattan area and we were well aware of who let president trump was prior to being president trump and i felt that i was enjoying some of the aspects of his enthusiasm of running for the office and he's certainly a strong business person and i thought that would be beneficial to the country. >> martha: but now? >> i am having some doubts about where the country can go and i'm going to have to just see where it ends up. >> martha: kim, you're from north carolina. east part of north carolina near the water. where do you stand? >> i voted for donald trump the first time and i will continue to vote for him. i feel strongly he is exactly what our country needs. i felt like after our last administration, what happened then, we need him more than ever, now, and i really think that the reason i wanted to vote for him originally, i remember the day he announced his campaign, he was a businessman. he knew how to get this country out of debt.
drain the swamp. >> martha: that's gone up, actually. that's one area that's very tough to get your arms around but there are definitely accomplishments. you're from new york. >> yes and i voted for donald trump but i have since had doubts -- more doubts in the past than i'm having right now so i had doubts because of the fact that he has very unpresidential manner and his rhetoric against minorities, as a minority and a woman i find that very offensive. he is opposed to hispanics, muslims, he's got this horrible -- he's got horrible policies when it comes to minorities, so that makes trump unattractive to me even though i believe he's actually very good at running the economy. he's doing great things. we've got a booming economy. we've got -- unemployment is at its lowest, the stock market is doing great, he's doing great things yet he is doing it in such a way that he's alienating
people. >> ok. i feel that he needs to tone his rhetoric down so because of that i naturally am not sure i will vote for him again. >> martha: let's say it was joe biden and president trump and you are going it walk into the voting booth tomorrow. >> still vote for trump. >> martha: sally, also from north carolina. >> yes. >> martha: raleigh-durham area. >> i loved trump from the very first moment. i grew up with a father who had very vigorous conversations with me about how the country should be run and i would always say why doesn't it run like a business? so for that reason, i like everything he's doing for our country. i think he makes promises. he keeps them. he's not a professional politician and i see the country going in a direction that without his leadership scares me. i didn't go to war. i wasn't part of any great political movement but i'm certainly going to be in this fight and i'm going to fight to get him re-elected and make sure
my children don't end up living in a country of socialism that is headed for ruin. >> martha: in many ways it becomes that choice of one or the other. we don't know who the democrat candidate will be yet. sharon, let me put the same question to you i put to marie. you walk into the voting booth and it is president trump or elizabeth warren. what would you do? >> i would probably lean towards donald trump at that point rather than elizabeth warren. i feel that i don't necessarily agree with some of the things that elizabeth warren has put out there so for that reason i would lean in that direction. >> martha: what is it that disenchanted you or whatever word you use after you voted for president trump? >> i agree with martha in that i feel he's done a great job with the economy. i feel he's been doing well with the jobs. i am from a military family by background and i think that he's doing a great job with some of the security but i don't necessarily gree agree with some
of the things that trump -- president trump has done with some of the immigrants and some of the treatment of the children at the borders. i question some of that treatment and i also like she indicated wonder if president trump carries himself in a presidential manner. i think that matters. >> martha: if you could tell him one thing right now, if he were watching, what would you say -- what would you say like here is how you can get my vote again? >> i would say tone down the twitter account. listen to people who voted for you. no matter what you are doing as the president and great acts, you're doing so many good things for this country but that being said, respect women because it does matter. >> martha: kim, what would you say to the president? >> oh, my gosh. twitter does not bother me like it does some. i think he's doing a great job with all the promises he's made. the things that other presidents in the past have said they're going to do but they haven't yet he's doing things -- i would say keep up the good work. he has a genuine love for the
country and i appreciate that. >> martha: i'm curious. when you have like dinner or lunch with your girlfriends around the country at home, do you get into these discussions? even among people who may have been supportive? in new york you probably get a lot of heat for voting for trump in the first place. what do your friends say to you? >> everybody just cannot believe that i voted for trump but i'm a republican. i believe in the free market. i am not going to vote in a socialist and the options on the other side are precisely that. we're going to go back -- has socialism ever worked? it hasn't worked in russia. it's not going -- this great country is a capitalist nation and trump fabulous at that. the economy. >> martha: what would you say to the president? >> i would say to him stop telling women like me to go back home. i wasn't even born in this country but you tell poor elected congress women to go back home. that bothers me. that really bothers me.
that sticks in my -- >> i guess i feel that the left is so appoplectic now. i think that the media is so -- always wants to have a big story. i don't want let that stuff bother me. the conversations i have with my girlfriends are exactly what i said. i fear for the first time in the history that they might be the first generation that didn't have the opportunity to better themselves, i didn't want them coming home and living in the basement. >> martha: [laughing] >> i think all the things he's doing for the future of this country are so much more important. -- i don't know a human psyche that could take the criticism and negative bombardment he does. if he fights back a little bit. >> martha: maybe we'll get a chance to do it again as we move forward in the process.
thank you all. great to have you here tonight. my thanks to all of them for coming in. that's "the story." wednesday, november 6, 2019. trump rally ahead. we'll see you tomorrow night. ♪ >> tucker: good evening and welcome to "tucker carlson tonight." the president, as you can say, is about to start a rally in monroe, louisiana. his rallies are becoming more frequent so tonight we will be monitoring it and bring you the highlights at the end of the hour. but first, the brazen murder of nine americans in mexico is a reminder that not every foreign policy crisis is across the globe. there is a lot going on right there, so tonight we want to bring you details on a story that the media have basically ignored. that is the drug war ravaging that country. joining us tonight to outline what exact iha
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