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♪ ♪ >> good afternoon. breaking this hour, democrat jackie speier declared this morning she already believes president trump broke the law raising fresh questions about whether democrats are going to give the president a fair shake in those hearings that begin wednesday. while house republican leader kevin mccarthy just told my colleague maria bartiromo he believes this entire investigation is part of what he called a, quote-unquote, calculated coup against the president. strong words this morning. new signs both sides are digging in. hello, i'm ed henry, welcome to "america's news headquarters" from new york. also breaking today, democratic adam schiff quickly shot down a
list of witnesses who republicans want to hear from in that inquiry as the probe enters a dramatic new phase w. the first public testimony now just days away, republicans on the intel panel -- led by devin nuñes -- say they want to question the whistleblower at the center of the controversy, plus hunter biden and a whole bun of others who they -- bunch of others. chairman schiff calls autoof that a non-- all of that a nonstarter even as democrats insist the process will be fair. >> it is impossible to conduct an impeachment inquiry when the chief complaining witness is unknown to the president, not subject to cross-examination. >> i think we will end up calling some of the witnesses on that list, and my test is do these witnesses have important information, knowledge or evidence about the president's conduct. and if it passes that test, then we should call them, sure. ed: well, congressman nuñes will have a chance to respond to all of this as my guest today.
but fist, ellison barber is reporting live from the white house where she starts us off. >> reporter: president trump is joining republicans in calling for the first whistleblower to testify. public hearings are scheduled to take place this week. on wednesday the house intelligence committee will hear from the top u.s. diplomat in ukraine, william taylor and george kent, the deputy assistant secretary who oversaw u.s. policy on ukraine. on friday we'll all hear from the form earn ambassador to ukraine -- former ambassador to ukraine. at least 14 witnesses have been asked to be called including the first whistleblower and hunter biden, the son of former vice president joe biden. president trump tweeted that joe biden should testify, but yesterday he ignored shouted questions about whether or not the younger biden should. today white house press secretary stephanie grisham thinks the president would like to see it too. listen here.
>> the american people should be concerned that when there was a politician, biden, vice president biden at the time in office, his son was potentially profiting off of that. so he, i'm sure, would enjoy seeing him up there. i'm agreeing that that should definitely happen. >> reporter: the white house has advised a number of current and former staffers to not testify, big names like mick mulvaney defied subpoenas to testify behind closed doors. president trump defended that friday. >> i don't want to give credibility to the witch hunt. i like people to go up except one thing, it validates a corrupt investigation. adam schiff, he's a corrupt politician. he's as corrupt as you'll ever see. >> reporter: the first witness we expect to hear from publicly this week, ambassador taylor are, already testified behind closed doors that it was his
understanding everything, military aid as well as an oval office visit, with us contingent on ukraine investigating the bidens and 2016. president trump, of course, says he has done nothing wrong here, and he continues to say that what is happening is a witch hunt. ed? ed: ellison barber, thank you. let's bring in the ranking republican on the house intel panel, california congressman devin nuñes. appreciate you being here. >> great to be on your new show. ed: a lot to cover, want to sort it all out. i'll keep the questions short if you keep the answers short as well. second transcript that the president says he's going to release, a second phone call the president had with his ukrainian counterpart. how significant is that in. >> well, i don't know because i haven't seen it. i don't know what's on the transcript. i'm assuming that's the prior
transcript from earlier in the year, but i have no idea what's on it, ed. ed: okay. a new moments -- a few moments ago the attorney for the whistleblower put out this tweet. he said the top lawyer for devin nuñes told me in writing that the republicans always protect whistleblowers. that had been by experience with republicans ed: speaking of political bias,
the same attorney for the whistleblower, as we all know know, infamously had this tweet way back in 2017 suggesting that there was a coup that was going to be led -- kevin mccarthy, your republican partner, spoke to maria bartiromo and said something pretty strong. i want to get your reaction. listen to this. >> a adam schiff started this all by wanting the whistleblower to testify. and now adam schiff gets to decide who comes forward, and now he's fighting the whistleblower from coming forward? it's clear now more than ever this is the a calculated coup, and it is being orchestrated by adam schiff. ed: is this a calculated coup against president trump, and if so, how do you back that up? >> well, we spent three years on the russia hoax, and really what this look like is it's like the cheap, knockoff version to the
russia hoax without the the president of justice and without the fbi involved. it looks like either the democrats in the house are either useful idiots or they're in on it, but it appears like some bureaucracy, is some parts of the bureaucracy were really mad that they didn't like that president trump had a special envoy to ukraine. they didn't like that he was sending rudy giuliani to ukraine to find out where the dirt was coming from that the democrats were using to feed to the fbi -- ed: but congressman, on this point, pardon me, a calculated coup, do you believe that? >> i think there's no question that it's a coupment i mean, you can call it -- a coup. i mean, you could call it what you want. i've called it in the past a paper coup. nobody's rising up arms against the government. but when they started out at the very beginning of congress talking about impeaching the president, nearly every mainstream media outlet, nearly every professional that you see in washington in the swamp there, they just didn't like that a businessman from new york with no political experience
became the president. ed: okay -- >> they're been hell bent on -- they've been hell bent on impeaching the president. ed: impeachment is in the constitution, so how is it a coup if democrats are going through the procedures that were set up by the framers? >> well, it's ad good question. so there's what's in the constitution, and then there's precedent by the house. and so if you were trying to actually run a credible impeachment with the constitution, as you say, you would follow precedent. this would be like the highest level of any conviction to remove a president from office. so at a minimum, you should have not only should both parties have whatever witnesses they want, okay? all of the witnesses that they want with, they should have subpoena power, we should be able to get documents. that should have happened first. secondly, the president should be there if you're going to have a fair process. but look, more than that, ed, there's just no evidence here.
like as of now this whistleblower exists in only -- because adam schiff and his, and the democrats told us, the i.g. told us and a lawyer told us. we don't know if this person actually exists and what their knowledge really is. ed: all fair questions that will be aired wednesday. i want to have fair questions directed at former vice president joe biden. adam schiff's already shooting down the idea you can bring in hunter biden. what do you want to know from him? i know you've tried to make the case that he is material to president's concern that there was corruption going on in ukraine. we may have lost the congressman? okay. it sounds, as you could tell, we were having audio issue there. if we get him back, we will certainly ask that question. we've got a whole bunch of other guests we'll raise it with as well. in the meantime, we appreciate the congressman coming on.
there are some other big issues coming up including a major immigration-related case going before the supreme court. that will happen on tuesday, the day before the impeachment proceedings. the supreme court justices set to hear arguments on president trump's decision to end daca altogether. that's the program that protects hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants, the so-called dreamers who came to the country illegally with their parents when they were minors. our correspondent, mark meredith, is live in washington with a preview. good to see you. >> reporter: this week the trump administration will argue before the supreme court that it has a right to end the obama era daca program. daca refers to the deferred action for childhood arrivals program created back in 2012. now, on friday supporterses of the policy rallied outside the supreme court. daca allows some illegal immigrants who came to the u.s. as children to receive a renewable two-year reprieve from deportation. it also allows the so-called dreamers as you mentioned, ed, to be eligible for work permits.
>> i was with raised in mesa, arizona, almost my whole life. i know nothing but this country, so i consider this my home. >> reporter: the trump administration announce plans to phase out the program back in 2017, but federal courts blocked their effort. the trump administration has long said it believes president obama never had the right to impose the policy in the first place and if daca should be kept, it's up to congress to pass the legislation. the president tweeted last month writing, quote: if the supreme court upholds daca, it gives the president extraordinary the or powers, far greater than ever thought. but critics of the president's decision say ending daca is cruel and unnecessary. daca is believed to impact some 800,000 people nationwide. we heard from the attorney general of california recently, he addressed the upcoming case. >> the president's decision to end daca and put all of those things at risk was not only imlegal, it ran contrary --
illegal, it ran contrary to american values, the values of embracing our diversity. >> reporter: arguments are scheduled for this tuesday. however, a decision from the court expected to take months and, ed, keep in mind as you know, a ruling could have a major impact on the 2020 presidential election. a lot of democrats talking about this issue right now. ed: absolutely. no doubt about it, mark meredith. appreciate that report. in the meantime, a family taking action after a young man with big dreams got swept up in the opioid crisis. his mother and sister join us live just ahead on how they're bringing awareness to this terrible epidemic. plus, some democrats already taking aim at former new york city mayor michael bloomberg even before he officially announces his expected run for the white house. former dnc interim chair donna brazile joins us next on whether he's going to shake things up or maybe he doesn't get in at all. >> you're not going to buy this election by spending hundreds of millions of dollars on media in
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we fixed the gremlins, and we get a little bonus time with california congressman devin nuñes. congressman, i appreciate you gutting it out. i was pressing you about these true commentses and how you back it up, i want to get to what you want to talk about as well which is that you and other republicans are upset that adam schiff has shut down the idea of bringing in hunter biden. react to what the chairman did this weekend, but tell me specifically what do you want to hear from hunter biden? >> well, i think at the very heart of this is, is that we deserve our witnesses, right in we deserve some witnesses. and the media has been out there saying he's going to give us our witnesses. so clearly are, hunter biden is at the center because the question is what were the democrats doing in the ukraine. so we know that they were paying informants like fusion gps to dig up dirt in the ukraine. later on we find out that hunter biden is receiving up to $83,000 a month. now, any normal american that
lives in anywhere but new york city knows it's not normal for somebody to make $83,000 a month. especially if they happen to be the son of the current sitting vice president at the time. and then later we now know from state department documents that the vice president was making numerous calls to ukraine just the week after that. so it's pretty clear this is a foundational witness as to whether or not the president of the united states was correct in being concerned and sending his lawyer to ukraine to figure out who were these ukrainians digging up dirt on him and was there other malfeasance taking place at the time. ed: congressman, i appreciate. the world will be watching wednesday as these impeachment hearings begin. i will not take it personally that you were taking a shot at people in new york city, which is where i ap to be sitting, i know it wasn't directed at me. >> i'm at a horse show in california, so, you know --
ed: congressman, thanks for coming n. let's get some democratic reaction to be fair on that point. joining me now, donna brazile, fox news contributor, former chairman of the dnc. good afternoon. >> hey, good afternoon. i'm in my beloved hometown of new orleans. the saints are about to play the falcons in about an hour, so i'm excited today, ed. how you doing? ed: i'm doing fantastic. i want to talk to you about impeachment and then we'll get to 2020. i was trying to give congressman nuñes fair hearing on what he wants. he's been shut down by adam schiff and he says, look, i know the focus is on president trump and ukraine, but hunter biden was making over $80,000 a month, and we don't know what he did, whether there was corruption or not. what's your answer to that? >> well, first of all, i think with all due respect to the ranking member, i think this is a distraction. he, as you well know, the house intelligence committee had almost two years to investigate the 2016 election.
i read their report. i've read the senate intelligence report. i've read the mueller report. and so if you want to know what happened in 2016, read those reports. you may not agree with the conclusion, but i do believe that it's established now what happened in 2016. if they want to relitigate that, the investigation, fine. do so. but the query this week will focus on the president and his actions. and i think it's important that if the republicans want to get more information, then they should show up to those depositions, they should ask questions. you've seen them now, ed, over 600 pages, maybe more. ask the questions. but in the week the public -- this week the public will find out what happened. and then the members of congress must decide if what the president did constitute impeachable offenses. ed: quick follow-up on that. you say, look, 2016 has been litigated, we'll leave that for another day.
but what about hunter biden, which i don't believe has been fully litigated. just this past week we've heard about new documents that republican senators are demanding that might suggest that bur are isma -- burisma, the energy company, there are documents showing they were lobbying to get meetings at the obama/biden state department x that was one of the reasons they were paying big money to hunter biden. wouldn't it be fair to get to the bottom of that? that's not about just in the past. joe biden's now running for president. >> look, if you want to is can joe biden that at the next debate, i'd have someone ask mr. biden that, fine. but again, the focus this week is on the actions that the president took. and no one is above the law, and clearly when you put your own personal and political interests above the national security of the united states, that is what the focus is this week on capitol hill. it's the republicans in the senate, the republicans in the house will, you know, will
decide if they want to focus on hunter biden because they don't like the fact that his dad is running for president, fine. right now the focus is on whether or not the actions the president took constitutes impeachen offense. -- impeachable offense. ed: how is hunter biden's father who you just mentioned, how's he really doing? he goes out there and says, look, i'm till the front-runner, and yet elizabeth warren's been gaining on him, and now michael bloomberg says, you know what? he's at least suggesting i don't think biden's got this locked up, i might get in. >> no one has it locked up. 60% of the voters say that they could change their mind. i think it's important to understand that mr. biden is ahead in some polls, and in other polls we see ms. warren, we see bernie sanders still in the hunt for support. but at the end of the day, ed, as of, i guess as of the end of the primary season, you need
1,885 delegates to go to the convention and secure the nomination. and until the voters decide, i don't think it's my job or the job of anybody running for president to tick tate who should or should not -- dictate who should or should not get in the race. ed: sure. out on the trail yesterday was bernie sanders taking aim at bloomberg. listen. >> it goes without saying that we are intending to win the democratic nomination. with your help, we will. [cheers and applause] tonight we say to michael bloomberg and other billion if theirs, sorry -- billionaires, sorry, ya ain't gonna buy this election! [cheers and applause] ed: donna, i notice -- i see you smiling, but jamie dimon, who runs jpmorgan chase, is going to be on "60 minutes" on cb is s tonight, and he said, look, bernie sanders, aoc, maybe elizabeth warren, they're not just going after rich people. people in your party are
actually going after successful people in this country who earned it. is that a problem for your party moving forward? >> you know, ed, i've earned everything i have in life, and i am grateful to the almighty, and i'm grateful to so many others who have given me opportunities. i support any american who desire to run for president to toss his or her hat in the ring regardless of how much they have in the bank or which zip code they live in. so i'm not going to make a class argument that somehow or another millionaires, billionaires and ordinary people should, you know, stand on the sideline while some other people get to run. i do believe that what's happening within the democratic party -- and i hope mr. dimon mentioneds it tonight -- mentions iten tonight, but i hope they dress the fact -- address the fact that we have structural problems in this country that all of us have to pay attention to. when you have the top 1% earning 90% of the wealth in this country and the bottom 90
struggling to get ahead and keep their bills afloat, then i think we need to have these conversations. you probably read the articles this week about the fact that so many of our fellow citizens, they go to the hospital, they can't pay their bill, they come out and they're being sued. their paychecks are being taken away from them because they cannot pay their bills. so we need to have these conversations -- ed: absolutely. >> of course you're going to hear the gamut of solutions. so we shouldn't demonize people simply because of the amount of money they have in the bank or that they owe. ed: 15 seconds. i know they've got some casinos in new orleans, if you were a betting person, who's going to be the democratic nominee? >> there are two casinos near my apartment, and i'm not betting any of my money. of i'm with the american people. i want to see this race continue to work its way out. thank you, ed. ed: you talked about having reasonable conversations. i hope we get to do that in the days ahead. thanks for coming in today. >> hey, go saints. [laughter]
ed: republicans are digging in as democrats reject their request for the whistleblower to testify. >> they don't call the whistleblower in the house, this thing is dead on arrival in the senate. ed: we'll dig in on that. plus, how is the white house adjusting its strategy as the impeachment inquiry goes public just days from now. an insider with details coming up. ♪ he wanted someone super quiet. yeah, and he wanted someone to help out with chores. so, we got jean-pierre. but one thing we could both agree on was getting geico to help with renters insurance. ♪ yeah, geico did make it easy to switch and save. ♪ oh no. there's a wall there now. that's too bad. visit geico.com and see how easy saving on renters insurance can be.
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♪ ed: capitol hill bracing for the first public hears in the impeachment inquiry against president trump. republicans have submitted their list of witnesses they want to hear from, including the whistleblower whose complaint sparked the whole investigation. adam schiff shot that down, although republicans maintain its essential. watch. >> the only way you can deal with this issue is for us to find out who the whistleblower is. no american can be accused of a crime based on anonymous allegation. the whistleblower is
foundational for what they're doing in the house, and the fact that they don't want to call him tells you everything they know -- everything you need to know about how valid this effort is to impeach the president. ed: garrett tenney has the latest from washington. good to see you, garrett. >> reporter: good fob with you. no final decisions have been made on which witnesses will be allowed to testify, but chairman adam schiff is certainly suggesting that of the individuals on the gop's wish list will not make the cut such as hunter biden expect whistleblower. in a letter last night, schiff warned the intelligence committee's top republican, devin nuñes, that the impeachment inquiry will not serve as vehicles for any memory to carry out the same sham investigations into the bidens or debunked conspiracies about the 2016 election interference that president trump pressed ukraine to conduct for his personal political benefit. gop congressman will hurd, who sits on the intelligence committee, does not agree with the president and others that
the whistleblower's identity should be revealed, but this morning on "fox news sunday" hurd said it is not unreasonable for investigators to want to hear from hunter biden. >> i would love to hear from hunter biden, other members who served on the board. i'm curious how someone who has no experience in a natural gas company comes to be on the board of a natural gas company in ukraine. >> reporter: republican cans appeal to the full -- republicans can appeal to the full committee, that is not expected to have effect given the committee's democratic majority. >> the republicans have requested, i would think that the chairman and is going to make available to testify. tim morrison is one, curt volcker is another -- kurt volker is another. we want to stay focused on the ukraine call. and having hunter biden is unrelated to the ukraine call, so that becomesser relling
haven't. the whistleblower, again, has protection. >> reporter: the public phase begins this week with ambassador bill taylor and assistant secretary of state george kent on wednesday. ed: joining me now, reuters white house correspondent jeff mason. good to have you here in new york. the president's here in new york, so you're covering him. >> that's right. ed: when you look at this, democrats suggesting it's going to be a legitimate inquiry, obviously, republicans disagree. we were told yesterday it's going to be more like the impeachment show on wednesday. >> i think the fact that it's being done in public makes it a show, and that's actually something mr. trump is objecting to. he said there shouldn't be public hearing, and then he clarified yesterday on the tarmac, no, he just doesn't think there should be hearings at all. ed: even though he was calling for more transparency a few days before that. >> he was. he tried to clarify by saying,
look, this is a sham, and that is broadly the strategy that the white house and other republicans are taking. look, we should be discrediting this from the very beginning, it shouldn't be happening at all, it's an attempt to take somebody out of office who was democratically elected. ed: jackie speier said something else that caught my ear. watch this. >> i think for a number of reasons, first of all, bob mueller's report was 400 pages long, had a lot of legalese. this is a very simple, straightforward act. the president broke the law. he went on a telephone call with the president of ukraine and said i have a favor though and then proceeded to ask for an investigation of his rival -- ed: two part question, number one, how can can the democrats look the american people in the eye and say this is going to be fair and impartial when one of
the members doing this has already said before we've heard from everybody cross-examined, he broke the law? >> that will certainly dui fodder to republicans -- give fodder to republicans. that said, that's also a good chunk of the reason why nancy pelosi probably in the end ended up giving her green light to an impeachment probe, because of the simplicity of this particular call, this particular act. they think, the democrats think this is very clear, we can lay this out to the -- ed: as opposed to mueller, as she pointed out. now, there was something else from abc which caught my ear which was mac thornberry, republican chair of another committee, says he believes what president trump did was inappropriate, but it's not impeachable. a lot of republicans aren't totally comfortable with what happened, it wasn't perfect like the president said, but it's not impeachable. >> i think you're right. there are to pieces, one is what
we talked about before, just discrediting the entire thing. the other is what you just quoted. look, we're not 100% comfortable with how that should, he shouldn't is have done it, it was wrong, but it is not impeachable. ed: pam bondi, former state attorney yep of florida, tony saig, they've now been brought in to the white house. they had initially resisted the idea of a, quote-unquote, war room to help the president. what's the significance of two of these republican heavy hitters coming in. >> i think part of it is giving a signal to other republicans that have been concerned, that there is a strategy at the white house. i remember several weeks ago sitting in an official's office and this person saying we don't really need a strategy, we're accustomed to dealing with crises, this is just one more crisis. well, not all the republicans agree that, so they were eager to see some beefing up of the team, and that's what they're doing. ed: you were with the president, you've been doing pool duty, as
they call it, where you follow him around. you were in tuscaloosa, alabama. you heard the ovation for the president, but maybe more important than that, i noticed on cnn they played a clip where they talked to people in the tailgates, and there was a smattering of different people who were saying, look, we're kind of tired of impeachment, and we think the president has not gotten a fair shake. white house banking on that? the show's going to be inwashine washington maybe the people not onboard. >> i think so. the president's going to take this case to his supporters to say, look, this is what i'm dealing with, back me up here, and i think he'll get a lot of that. but there are polls, including the fox news poll, that suggest there are plenty of americans on both sides who don't think what he did was correct. ed e jeff mason, that's why we bring you in. hope to have you back soon. >> thanks, ed. ed: america's opioid epidemic, a real big crisis wed knew to cover -- we need to cover,
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but we wanted to talk about the personal side. shea, i wanted to read briefly from the book and have you react. you say my hand is smushed into his fingers that are long and cool. there he is, mom coos to me, her voice is sweet. then i his hair -- kiss his hair, i whisper something to him. talk about that and how you're trying to turn it into something positive. >> you never expect to lose your hero. the book is titled american boy because he was everyone's american boy. he loved to saidboard, he love -- skateboard, he loved to play lacrosse, he would punch someone else if they stole my lunch. ed: mom, what's it like -- for parents to understand it, trying to pull your son out of the addiction and, tragically, no matter what you do, it doesn't
work? >> yeah. the hardest part for me was the fact that i really thought i could help matthew through his addiction. we never struggled with addiction in our family at all, and when matthew came to us and said i need help, i did the first thing i knew to do which was to turn to the internet. i had no other resources. and like any other disease, you would take them to specialists, do your due diligence, there aren't those resources for people struggling. we did the best we could with what we had, and we really thought we could love him through it. we were a supportive family, but the reality is addiction was stronger than we were. ed: i mentioned the personal side, but let's go through statistics so people understand how important this is to discuss. over 67,000 reported overdose deaths in 2018 alone. 68% of all overdose deaths involve opioids in 2017. the death rate of drugs involving opioids, 14.9. let's talk about the administration in terms of progress or not, overdose deaths
down 5% if the first time in 30 years, 2800 pounds of fentanyl seized, president trump has talked a lot about that from china, mexico. and 13,000 state-licensed facilities at findtreatment dot find treatment dot governor. when you see at least a 5 percent drop there, the president put kellyanne conway in charge of it, first lady's talked about it, are they starting to make a difference? >> i believe they are because we're starting to talk about it x that was the biggest problem. when i was first encountering this with matt, there was such stigma around addiction, nobody talked about it. and i remember one of the young men that he struggled with i met in the food store, and i thought we would have something in common. her response to me was, oh, yes, with we just sent him to boarding school. i mean, there was not a chance in the world this child was in boarding school, but there was no place to talk about it.
so the stigma, i think, a playing a big piece of that. ed: shea, how do you turn the grief that you felt, and i read it if the book -- and this book being the first step and now the foundation being the second -- what do you hope to be in the future? >> i'm a published novelist, and it's natural for me to turn demons into narratives. and that was something that i did within the first year of his death, was write that book . my goal as an author is to make people feel less alone. your viewers right now, all of them have someone who's affected by this, so i want them to know that they're not alone and that we're going to break down that stigma, we're going to keep fighting it with help from you with, help from the people watching. ed: final point, megan, you want people to remember about your son? >> i want them to remember that his life mattered and we are a family like every other family out there. it could happen to anyone. there's no demographic with opioids. and i was privileged to be his mother, i till feel that way.
i still feel that way, and that's really what i want you to remember. ed: shea, your last thought? >> i love my brother, i always will. we lose heroes but then we become one ourselves. ed: well, you are a brave young woman, and i salute you for stepping up and making sure we all remember your brother. and you see on the screen there, american boy.org. i hope people check it out and check out the book. >> thanks, e.. god bless. ed: thank you. as the nation prepares to observe veterans day tomorrow, we're talking to some rotc students who hope to serve our country one day as the army amps up its appeal to america's youth. this is also an important story we will cover next. ♪ ♪ it slow turkey. along with support, chantix is proven to help you quit. with chantix you can keep smoking at first and ease into quitting.
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♪ ♪ ed: well, this veterans day weekend we are taking a look at the brave young adults who sign up to serve. and the army's new hip-hop music, you can hear a little bit there, approach to help boost recruitment numbers. ♪ ♪ ed: that video released in february, but the recruitment push continues. steve harrigan is live in atlanta with more on the recruitment, maybe a little
hip-hop as well. good to see you, steve. >> reporter: some places recruiters go to over and over again are called hot spots. they're often places in the south, small rural towns where the percentage of people enlisting in the military from age 17-24 is extremely high. we went to one of those hot spots, kathleen, georgia, just outside of macon, to talk to young people and ask them why they were considering a career in the mel tear. >> -- military. >> the biggest thing about the military is it gives you a purpose. i mean, everyday work force you get your job done 9-5, but with the military you have a purpose to serve your nation, and that's ' what i really look forward to, having a bigger goal really driving me to do well. >> reporter: those rotc students there have won a number of awards. some have already signed contracts to enter the air force for up to six years, others are considering enrolling in service academies up as west point. the instructors say one of the
key factors is to keep high expectations. >> kids this generation will rise to meet any bar you can, so we set ours pretty high. kids that don't have a bar to reach just are kind of wandering around aimlessly, and that's what makes our program nice. we have expectations of all our cadets. ed: that colonel said it is a real joy e to try and pass on what it means to serve for the younger generation. at this point about 389,000 world war ii vets still alive in the u.s. ed, back to you. ed: steve, real quick, how do they all feel it's working out, sort of this new approach? >> reporter: i think in places like kathleen, georgia, it's a pretty easy sell. it's near a big military base, so people are used to it, they see it, they know what the deal is, and there's a tremendous amount of pride in that town in people who want to serve. >> reporter:-- ed: steve harrigan, great job. thanks for coming in. meanwhile, it's beginning to
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in some cities tomorrow. adam klotz is live in the weather center. adam: hey, ed. yeah, we're talking about a major cooldown, looking at the temperatures for our neighbors of the north, -25-30 degrees. we're beginning to see it in the upper plains, these are your feels like temperatures outside. some places getting down into single digits. at this point, quite a bit warmer across portions of the south. we've seen that so far today, but all of this cool air across the northern plains, that is going to be settling in across much of the country. middle of the week, it is going to be freezing for a whole lot of folks. this is your 24-hour temperature change, and we're beginning to see that shift take place again in the heartland. 50 degrees cooler in rapid city city than it was this time yesterday, that's how cold the air is beginning to funnel its way in. you're going to see a big change in the next couple of days. i run you into monday, and all of that air suddenly drops in
the middle of the country, forecast of 27 in chicago, 28 in kansas city. this continues to spread out further by the time you get into tuesday, daytime highs in atlanta 46 degrees. this continues to spread into wednesday, into thursday also. those your daytime highs. the early morning lows are even colder. yes, here's your forecasted lows for the next couple of days. waking up with numbers pretty easily in the upper midwest with single digits. 9 degrees in chicago, spreading out there only into the 20s. this continues into wednesday, 23 degrees in new york. ed, it is going to be cold for a whole lot of folks from all the way to gulf of mexico running back up to canada. yeah, feeling like january, like you said, maybe february. ed: all right, adam, appreciate it. that does it for us for this hour. tomorrow the president here in new york will kick off the veterans day parade. "fox & friends" has a live audience with veteran, don't miss that. tuesday he makes a speech at the economic club, i'll see you next
weekend on "fox & friends," right back here saturday and sunday noon eastern as we continue to cover the stories that a matter to you. now over to eric and arthel neville for a brand new hour. ♪ ♪ arthel: adam schiff denying congressional republicans' requests for the whistleblower to testify as part of the impeachment inquiry, saying it would be, quote, redundant is and that it would put the whistleblower's safety at risk. hello, everyone, i'm arthel neville. eric: hello, everyone. i'm eric shawn. this comes as the impeachment hearings are about to go public for the very first time. those public hearings with testimony that we can all watch on our television sents are set for this coming week. they will start on wednesday. -- start on wedne