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in order to be protected under endangered species act that right there on your screen is a fish. >> that's it for us. see you back here on monday. we got 10 more seconds. back on monday. have a great weekend. goodbye, everybody. >> bret: good evening, welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. breaking tonight, we are following two major stories. former trump aide peter navarro responds to what he says was unnecessarily harsh treatment from federal agents and as he is taken away in handcuffs and leg irons over his defiance of a subpoena from the capitol riot committee according to him. but, first, some rare good news for president biden about the u.s. economy. employers added 390,000 jobs in may unemployment rate remained 3.6%. another day of raising prices of
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gasoline. peter doocy starts us off with a complete picture of the economy live from the north lawn, good evening, peter. >> good evening, bret. officials around here saying two things that sound like they both can't be true at the same time. on the one hand they say they think the president's economic plans are working. but, observed they say they know that people are paying more than ever for essentials. >> fighting inflation is my top economic priority. >> and despite rising prices on just about everything, biden officials are celebrating a stronger than expected 390,000 jobs created in may. >> we aren't likely to see the kind of blockbuster job reports month after month like we had over this past year. >> that's even though the economy remains 822,000 jobs short of pre-pandemic levels. inflation has been an issue since last year. before russia invade ukraine but the president continues to blame.
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>> putin's war in ukraine. putin began amassing troops. this is a putin price hike. >> biden's back drop today a connection center near his house rehoboth beach one of 20 weekends he has spent away. compared with just four at the white house. and a trip to visit arab leaders may be coming soon. >> saudi arabia would would be included if i did go. >> that potential saudi stop come as gas price us hit another record high of 4.765-gallon. something opec says they are trying to address by hiking oil production. >> i don't know enough to know whether it's enough but i know it's positive. >> the saudi flop can be a flip flop candidate biden said this. >> pariah that they are very little social redeeming value of the president in saudi arabia. >> two and a half years later. >> look, i'm not going to change my view on human rights. but as president of the united states my job to bring peace. >> no peace with elon musk who says he has a quote super bad
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feeling about the economy per reuters. >> so, you know, lots of luck on his trip to the moon. >> thanks, mr. president nasa hiring musk company for $2.9 billion to bring to the moon. part of the artemis program. >> look forward to the first japanese astronaut joining us to the surface under the artemis program. >> the world's most powerful man and the world's richest man continue trading barbs and this is the most direct, if not playful jab the president has taken at musk since musk said he thinks the most powerful person here is whoever controls the president's teleprompter. bret? >> bret: peter doocy, life on the north lawn, thank you. everyone creasing concerns about another federal reserve interest rate hike had wall street in the red today. the dow lost 349. the s&p 500 dropped 68. the nasdaq fell 304. for the week the dow lost about
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a percentage point. the s&p 500 fell 1.5, the nasdaq lost 1. there could, however, be some relief on the horizon in the baby formula crisis. one of the largest manufacturers in the country set to restart production this weekend. but at stores, the emergency is only getting worse. fox business correspondent grady trimble is at the abbott labs facility in sturgis, michigan tonight. good evening, grady. >> good evening, bret. the reopening of this facility is, of course, a step in the right direction. but it's not a quick fix to the baby formula shortage. abbott says it will start making he will care formula here tomorrow and says some of that will be available to customers as soon as june 20th. that specialty brand was not part of the voluntary recall in mid february though. the company hasn't told us
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president biden is calling operation fly formula, his administration has arnold for millions of cans to be flown in with the help of companies from australia and the united kingdom. kingdom. >> we will be supplying 2 million cans, that's 54 million bottle feeds between june, well, actually between next week and november to american parents. a crisis like this in the biggest consumer economy in the world should never happen. >> still in the past several weeks the shortage in the u.s. has gotten worse. across the country the out-of-stock rate is almost 74%. the states in red on this map are getting hit even harder in nine states including california, nevada, tennessee and florida, baby formula is more than 90% out of stock. georgia has it the worse with
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nearly 95% of formula wiped off of store shelves. at the same time the department of health and human services inspector general has launched an investigation into the fda. the office is looking into whether the agency followed protocols when inspecting the facility before it shut down as well as during the recall process. bret? >> bret: grady trimble, thank you. tonight, one of former president trump's top advisers is dealing with, reacting to a grand jury indictment on contempt charges after defying a subpoena from the house panel investigating the capitol riot of january 6th. peter navarro is the second former trump aid to be so charged. congressional correspondent chad pergram is here from capitol hill to tell us how that war vos responding tonight. >> peter navarro was combative and defiant. they picked up navarro at reagan international airport this morning. navarro is charged with two counts of ignoring a subpoena issued by the 1/6 committee.
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navarro is suing the house. he wants the suit resolved before his prosecution starts. >> this was a preemptive strike by the department of justice to prevent my civil suit from going forward and shame on them. >> agents handcuffed navarro he says they put him in leg iron. accused the fbi of misconduct. navarro claims he is exempt from testimony because he worked at the white house. >> what they did was they colluded with the white house to have joe biden engage in the fanciful and absurd notion that somehow a sitting incumbent could strip his predecessor of executive privilege and me -- it does not fly. >> navarro says the not valid even they created to committee. >> what that kangaroo committee
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is doing right now is investigating for punitive purposes. they are essentially acting as judge, jury, and executioner. their mission, their clear mission is to prevent donald john trump from running for president in 2024. >> magistrate faruqy warned navarro every time he speaks in public it could be used against him in court. the house voted to hold navarro and former trump aide dan scavino in contempt it also voted to hold steve bannon and former chief of staff mark meadows in contempt. but so far the doj has only prosecuted bannon and navarro. navarro is representing himself. he says he doesn't want to spend the money on counsel. >> if the department of justice is coming after you, you better have the ability to talk to them and you shouldn't just simply take the attitude that both bannon and navarro apparently have which is get lost.
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they have the ability to enforce their ctions. actions.>> he wanted vice presit pence to send electoral votes back to the states. navarro appears in court again on june 17th with 1/# 6 committee plans a "primetime" hearing next thursday. bret? >> bret: chad pergram on the hill. thank you. the chief of staff for then vice president mike pence warned the secret service that then president trump was about to publicly attack his boss. one day before the january 6th capitol riot. that's according to the "new york times." marc short was said to be unshore of the specific nature of the threat, but he was concerned enough to make that call to the secret service about a possible security issue for pence should the former president come after him publicly for not doing what he wanted. short could not be reached today for comment. during the january 6th, 2021 riot, some protesters chanted hang mike pence and the vice president was taken to a secure
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location that day. the state agency investigating last week's mass shooting at elementary school in uvalde, texas says the commander facing criticism for the slow police response was not carrying a radio as that massacre unfolded. rolland gutierrez says that is according to a state public safety official. 19 children, two teachers were killed in that attack. congressional lawmakers are discussing new gun control measures but that new push for cooperation is being severely limited by traditional positioning on both sides of the aisle. and that's not just among democrats. last night president biden made an impassioned plea for congress to pass a new assault weapons ban, like the one in 1994. but some of his statements about the prospect of that are being questioned. congressional correspondent aishah hasnie has the latest tonight from capitol hill. >> the president says he wants to talk to lawmakers about guns but it doesn't appear he has
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yet. >> my staff is dealing and revealing constantly with every member of the house and senate wanting to talk about guns. >> he is applying pressure on them. >> how much more carnage are we willing to accept? >> in a rare address last night biden called on congress to reinstate a federal band on assault weapons and high capacity magazines. a ban he helped pass as senator in 1994 and that expired in 2004. >> it is the toughest crime bill we have ever drafted. >> and in the 10 years it was law, mass shootings went down. >> but fact says the numbers aren't so clear pointing to a 2004 study funded by the department of justice which found should it be renewed the ban's effect on gun violence are likely to be small at best and perhaps too small for reliable measurement. with fact adding there is however growing evidence that bans on large capacity magazines in particular might reduce the
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number of those killed and injured in mass public shootings. if biden can't get an outright ban, he wants congress to raise the age to buy assault rifles from 18 to 21. >> the insult to injury comes when we tell these 18, 19, and 20-year-olds that they can die for their country yet, they, themselves, will not be able to enjoy the rights, protected under that constitution. >> none of it is an easy task for narrowly democrat controlled congress. in the house democrats are lunching to the left. threatening to blow up the filibuster and pack the court to pass a sweeping gun control package which includes a ban on new sales of high capacity magazines. in the senate they are try ago bipartisan pass but no deal yet. with the president still wavering on a visit to the hill to help. >> i will do what i can to try to see that we have some real progress. >> so, bret, congress finally returns next week and that is
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when the house will vote on that sweeping gun reform package among another gun control resolution. for the senate talks, senators are still talking and g.o.p. leader mitch mcconnell hopes he can see a conclusion on those talks by next week. bret? >> bret: aishah hasnie live on the hill. thanks. up next, we will take you to the south of the border to a shelter where mexican migrants wait for the asylum rules to change. first, here is what some of our fox affiliates around the country are covering tonight. fox 26 in houston for a convicted inmate who has been on the run for three weeks fatally shot by police. officers say gonzalez lopez was driving a stolen truck belonging to the family of five. is he suspected of killing. lopez was a former associate of the mexican mafia who had been convicted of murder. he originally escaped a prison bus last month by stabbing the driver. and this is a live look at boston from our affiliate wfxt one of the big stories there tonight, doughnut shops around
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♪ >> bret: now to the border crisis. in mexico, thousands of migrants are waiting in overcrowded shelters for the anticipated but delayed end of covid related asylum rules in the u.s. so-called title 42. tonight correspondent griff jenkins gets a firsthand look at one of those mexican shelters. >> people sleeping outside it's not the right way. >> pastor hector has been running the path of life migrant shelter for 26 years in mexico. fox news getting an exclusive look inside where more than 1500 migrants are crowded in tents. in a space built for 1200 or less. with migrants coming, from haiti, cuba, honduras, guatemala, el salvador and nicaragua and even ukrainians and russians sharing a room.
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>> we don't support war in ukraine because this, we have problem in our country silva hopes the biden administration will send a strong message telling the migrants now is not the time to come. >> don't come to the united states because right now the border is closed. >> outside the shelter silva says there are more than 5,000 migrants in the city. many are haitians like jr. who feels president biden isn't keeping his word. >> he promised the haitian community he would help them. he will call 42. >> and he thinks it's become applied unfairly. >> they don't apply title 42 for them. >> not all migrants have willing to wait. this is a popular crossing spot for migrants on the mexican side directly across from la jolla. you can see border patrol has spotted us. they want to have a look to see who we are and if we may be
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crossing. and that's exactly the trek that garrison from honduras took. >> they motorcycle. >> you were trying not to get caught? >> yeah. i'm going to try again. >> you will probably try again? >> yes. i have to do. >> things could get worse the largest caravan to ever depart tapachula will likely leave on monday if migrants don't get a work visa. the organizers say it could number as many as 11,000. bret? >> bret: griff jenkins on the other side of the border in mexico. thank you. the cardiologist for senate nominee democrat john fetterman says the democrat has cardio myopathy. lieutenant governor fetterman revealed he had suffered a stroke on the campaign trail. the 52-year-old easily won the democratic nomination while in the hospital just hours after undergoing surgery to implant a pacemaker with a defibrillator. his doctor says fetterman will
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be fine if he eats healthy food, takes prescribed medication and exercises. some pundits, however are not so sure josh kraushaar a frequent panelist says the statement does not southbound like a candidate in good health. fetterman says he will be campaigning again soon. new census bureau estimates indicate the agency under counted the population in some states and overcounted in others during its 2020 survey. some critics are now warning of detrimental consequences throughout the decade and particularly in 2024. correspondent mark meredith takes a look tonight. good evening, mark. >> bret, good evening to you. the census bureau recently re-examined the 2020 survey and found new estimates the population of 14 states about either over counted or undercounted. late that data undercounted people living in texas, tennessee and florida while overcounting the number of people living in eight states including delaware, hawaii and rhode island. the report does not say why the
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numbers were a bit off but the bureau's director says achieving an accurate count for all 50 states and d.c. is always a difficult endeavor and these results suggest it was difficult again in 2020 particularly given the unprecedented challenges we face. now some political pundits argue the incorrect numbers may have a major impact on elections this fall and for the rest of this deck dated that's because the number of congressional seats and electoral votes of each state are directly tied to census data collected every 10 years. >> if you take into account the new numbers they have shown, you have states like florida and texas that were cheated out of congressional seats. texas should have gotten an additional seat. florida should have gotten an additional seat. >> democrats are raising concerns about the 2020 census. in april 45 house lawmakers urged the commerce secretary why there was undercount in the number of minorities living in the u.s. especially when it comes to the latino population. lawmakers writing with latinos
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being the country's second population group. the ken success undercount could impair the future well-being and prosperity of latino community especially on our nation as a whole. we had a chance to reach out to the census bureau today they tell fox sees itself as statistically actually plans to -- try to explain its findings. a lot of people asking questions. bret? >> bret: we will continue to follow it. mark, thanks. up next the war in ukraine hits a grim milestone. we have a live report from kyiv. first beyond our borders tonight queen elizabeth skips the church service celebrating her platinum jubilee. the 96-year-old monarch limited her engagements in recent months due to difficulties getting around. prince harry and meghan were in attendance alongside members of the royal family to celebrate the queen's 70 year reign. this is a live look at paris. one of the big stories there tonight tennis legend billy jean king receives france's civilian
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this is our job. >> 100 days into the war, ukraine is suffering heavy losses on the eastern front. troops are still fighting for control of the strategic city of donetsk that sits in the central donbas region. though the russians are reportedly advancing. american rocket systems are set to arrive in eastern ukraine later this month to help slow the invasion amid questions about when, exactly, they will be delivered. >> i do think and understand there was some problems at first but my understanding is that now it's very quick. >> in the capital ukraine leadership remains confident they will be able to win this bloody and ongoing war with more international assistance. >> >> we have been defending ukraine for 100 days, victory will be ours. glory to ukraine. >> with civilians returning to kyiv, the city is coming back to live. today klitschko presented awards to municipality workers planted flowers honoring fighter pilots
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the latest act to bring a broken city back together. >> just a couple of months ago, two months ago the city was empty, no cars no workers here. right now life is coming back. people are moving back to our hometown. >> ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy says russia now controls 20% of his country's territory though efforts are underway to reclaim that land. bret? >> bret: trey yingst live in kyiv, trey, thank you. ♪ >> bret: china is formally requesting a meeting with lloyd austin in singapore while the pentagon chief is traveling in the region. the secretary has agreed to the meeting the focus of which will be on what's called managing competition. this comes as china enjoys unusual leverage over the u.s. and one vital supply chain
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category here is national security correspondent jennifer griffin. >> f-35 fighter jet and a 1 abrams tank sur gas to radio and handheld radio all have in common? all rely on rare earth minerals. make up the world's high tech electronics. right now china controls nearly 90% of the supply of rare earth minerals a supply chain so crucial to national security that the defense department submitted its own legislative proposal to the house armed services committee asking for $253.5 million to build up a bigger mineral stockpile. >> we cannot continue to rely on our adversary especially china. >> it's initiative that has rare bipartisan support. mark kelly introduce legislation legislation to create a larger stockpile along with more incentive to mine these minerals
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in the u.s. senator kelly, a former astronaut explained how he saw the problem firsthand from space. >> look down over china and you see like what looks like lakes of very strange colors. and it's because their processing things like rare earth metals is a very dirty process. >> production and mining of these materials in the u.s. is highly limited due to heavy environmental regulations. >> it's so important that we not just stockpile our minerals for our military but we develop domestic mining capabilities for all industry. >> the reagan institute highlighted its concern in a report released last november. >> china has subsidized its own manufacturing in their country to basically double down on rare earth minerals and the rest of the world hasn't caught up. they haven't been competitive in that space. essentially creed it to china. >> senator cotton warns if china were to cut the u.s. off now
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within a year the military would run out of these rare earth elements needed to make most weapons. bret? >> bret: jennifer griffin at the pentagon. jennifer, thank you. up next, the panel on the president's plea for gun control legislation and the blame game over the u.s. economy. ♪ >> part of the reason i ran for president is because i was tired of trickle down economics. it doesn't work. my plans will produce the strongest, fastest most widespread economic recovery america has ever experienced
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♪ >> look, i understand that families who are struggling probably don't care why the prices are up. they just want them to go down. joe, what are you going to do to bring them down? i have been upfront with the american people from the outset that there would be a cost here at home of putin's decision to brutally and savagely invade a sovereign nation but as your president i remain committed to doing everything in my power to blunt the impact on american families. >> we can't take immediate action that i'm aware of yet, to figure out how we bring down the price of gasoline back to $3 a gallon and we can't do that immediately with regard to food prices either.
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>> bret: talking about inflation there but today's jobs report was a good jobs report no. doubt about that 390,000 jobs added in may. unemployment rate at 3.6%. here's the issue though. the labor force participation rate, if you look at february 2020, 63.4%. may 2022, 62.3%. u.s. job openings these are jobs that are open right now, 11.4 million job seekers 5.68 million. those are some things that experts say are warning signs, including art laffer. >> you have got a lot of people who have left the labor force who aren't even looking for jobs, these people aren't planning on coming back and they aren't coming back in numbers. our participation rate, which is the key point here, has way down from what it was in february of 2020. so we have not only not caught up our trend line is way below
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that. this is a flashing red sign. it's a warning sign for the economy. >> bret: okay. so there you go. let's bring in our panel "the washington post" columnist mark tino thiessen juan williams and byron williams chief political correspondent for "the washington examiner." marc, your thoughts where the president stands. the fire has to burn itself out. the problem is he is channeling his inner billy joel we didn't start the fire. not just art laffer a bunch of democratic strategists said he did. larry summers warned in februart covid relief bill it would set off inflation like we haven't seen in a generation. you just had steve rattner this week who said he overstimulated the economy during a pandemic putting too much money in people's pockets which created this inflation. it's economics 101. if you flood the joan with free money and the supply side can't
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keep up, you listed those empty jobs, the supply side can't find workers the result is shortages and inflation. it's not hard to figure out. it's hard to solve once you do it. >> bret: okay. i just want to break in for this breaking news that's just happening at this very moment. if we can get a graphic of that race. we are just getting word that david mccormick in pennsylvania has conceded that race to mehmet oz. remember that's the runoff, the recount that was happening in pennsylvania. oz was up some 900 votes heading into the recount. the g.o.p. senate nomination on the line in that race. mehmet oz will now win that as david mccormick is now conceding. he says it's now clear to me with the recount largely complete that we have a nominee. today i called mehmet oz to congratulate him on his victory. i told him what i always said i would do and that i would do my part to try to unite republicans
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and pennsylvanians behind his candidacy for the senate. it's so important for pennsylvania. so important that we beat john fetterman. again, that's the pennsylvania raise. mehmet oz will be the nominee in pennsylvania. just quick reaction to that juan. it took a long time, i guess, but here's now you have this race between mehmet oz and john fetterman who came out with his own health statement today saying he is going to be off the trail some more as he recovers from his operation and getting a pacemaker. >> juan: just a second on fetterman, that was a very surprising kind of medical statement because it had a lots of red flags in it. the bottom basically said he can serve -- run a campaign and serve as a u.s. senator but there was lots of cautionary notes in there coming from a doctor. you kind of wonder who in the campaign authorized release of that statement.
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big news here i was thinking that the voters of pennsylvania would not get to pick the winner of the g.o.p. senate primary in pennsylvania because i thought it was just going to be the matter of the best lawyers and the lawyers were going to argue over the unsigned ballots that have been in contested as mccormick tried it catch up with those 900 votes with mehmet oz. i think what you are seeing here is that there's an opportunity for republicans to come together in pennsylvania because if the lawyers had decided, it would really have split, i think, so much of the republican base. >> bret: byron, what are your thoughts now? now that this race has formed and you have -- it's one of the premier senate races that we're looking at come november. >> yeah, and, first of all, we should say this is a victory for former president trump who endorsed dr. oz, looked real close for a while. got 1500 votes got all the way
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down to 900 but just wasn't changing after that and recounts don't usually change the results of these votes. so now i would expect that since dr. oz is the hand-picked candidate of donald trump, you will see that be a big issue in pennsylvania, which trump won in 2016 and lost in 2020. so, i look to this to be one of those races in which the presence of trump is strong all the way to election day. >> bret: okay. i want to turn to the other topic that we had and that is gun control. the president making this pitch again last night. take a listen. >> this is still a free country. this isn't about taking away anyone's rights. we need to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines. if we can't ban assault weapons then we should raise the age to purchase them from 18 to 21. >> bret: okay.
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marc, there are, you know, disputed stats here about the 1994 assault weapons ban. the federalist says data, biden again bragged about how wonderful his 1994 assault weapons ban was in stopping mass public shootings but even studies paid for by the clinton administration couldn't find evidence of its effectiveness comparing the 10 years before to 1994 to the 10 years after. we find the percentage of mass public shootings with assault weapons rose slightly when the ban was in effect and then fell in the 10 years after the ban ended. bottom line is the data is pretty murky there. he did put a caveat, marc, if you can't get the assault weapons ban raised age to 21 on ar-15s and the like. >> first of all 77% of school shootings are conducted with handguns. even if you got rid of them you wouldn't be affecting the majority of those cases. second of all, you know, i was disappointed with had his speech last night.
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basically two things we need to hold together. we need to protect our kids. second of all, americans have a constitutional right to keep and bear arms. talking about the assault weapons ban. talking about things that are not going to happen is just fodder for the left wing base that is going into the election. there is actual movement in the senate on some kind of a bipartisan compromise on encouraging, you know, red flag laws. on school security, on other things that are achievable. and the president could have used his speech last night to get behind that and rally behind that and instead he chooses to make a campaign speech and politicize the issue, which i thought was disappointing because, once again, is he dividing us, not uniting us. >> bret: we will follow it all. all right up next the friday lightning round, the navarro indictment, what's new with covid-19 plus winners and losers. ♪
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the grand jury as you heard there arrested at international airport and in court today, talked about the possibility of all of that in an interview last night. we're back with our panel. byron, it was quite something how this unfolded today. >> it really was. navarro and some others have questions about the legitimacy of the january 6th committee but that doesn't really matter at this moment. he is nuts to represent himself. i think i heard karl rove who had good legal representation back in the bush administration so say you are crazy to go through something like this without a good lawyer. finally i will say the fbi's treatment of him seems like real overkill this leg eye rob stuff is reminiscent of the dawn heavily armed raid of paul manafort to arrest him and the heavily armed raid to arrest roger stone. it seems in line with that kind of treatment. >> bret: juan, he also said he told him he was in john hinckley's cell. a number of different things.
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do you find that interesting or weird? >> you know, i just -- i feel for peter because he looked really distressed to me. i think we all know peter navarro. and he looked really very much upset as if he was, you know, felt personally injured. so i hope he is okay. but you know, you can't, at this point, i don't see what his argument is for the court. i mean, january 6th commission is going forward next week. they start public hearings for goodness sake. this is the justice department telling him that he has got to comply. and the thing is, peter has written a book talking about the very information that the committee wants to ask him about. it's not exactly say oh, yeah, gee i have executive privilege as an extension of the president while i have written a book about it. >> bret: i get challenge. marc, their argument this committee if the republicans take control if they win in november if it goes that way is going to be disbanded. and so a contempt of congress
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for not appearing before this committee they wonder how much weight that holds, number one, number two, the treatment of how the contempt of congress is being handled by justice and the fbi. that's their argument. >> okay. but, leg iron? i mean, seriously? leg iron? you know, the fbi, one of the raps against the fbi they were part of a democratic conspiracy to get trump and so the way they respond to that is by sending officers to pull him off of a plane in handcuffs and throw him in john hinckley's cell with leg irons? i mean, i'm all for complying with congressional subpoenas, but this is just so over the top and such a self-destructive move by the fbi i don't know who authorized it. they should be fired. >> bret: winners and losers. byron, you are first. >> my winner this week is johnny depp. the experts said that he had already brought a trial on this kind of subject in great britain
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where it's easier to win and he lost there. so there was no way in the world he could win here but he did. my loser is janet yellen treasury secretary has become the biden administration's designated scapegoat for inflation. she confessed that she didn't take it seriously enough last year. now, if only president biden will say the same thing. >> bret: juan, winner and loser? >> well, my winner, i think, it's pretty clearly michael sussmann, hillary clinton's former lawyer in the 2016 campaign who was acquitted this week by a jury. john durham the special counsel charged that he had lied to the fbi and may have been working for the clinton campaign when he said he was not. the jurors basically said, you know, this case never should have been brought. it was political, you know messaging all about but not really a matter of lying. i had for a loser, bret, i had had the voters of pennsylvania for not being able to select their republican senate primary
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winner but your news took me out. but, let me just say i think putin had a very rough week with losing the european union support on oil imports. >> bret: maybe it was a winner. mehmet oz is the winner in pennsylvania in the end. mark winner and loser? >> my loser is joe biden on the 500th day of his presidency, is he officially the lowest -- has the lowest approval of any president in american history in the history of polling to donald trump to harry truman. my winner, i'm sorry, bret, is the new york rangers. they're the only team in nhl history to make it to conference finals without having led in a series and surviving five elimination games. let's go rangers. >> bret: our exstiviano producer ric grenell will be very happy. >> with the new york bureau today. >> bret: all right. we will see you guys. have a good weekend. ♪ ♪
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>> bret: it is friday and that means it's time for "notable quotables." >> i was wrong then about the path that inflation would take. >> it is the fed's job to deal with the issue of inflation. >> everyone thinks the fed can handle this that hurricane is right out there down the road coming our way. >> we aren't looking to see blockbuster job reports month over month like we have the last year. but that's a good thing. >> i became aware of this problem some time after april -- in early april. >> i told the truth to the fbi and the jury clearly recognized that. [chanting] >> it's time to turn the page and look to the future. >> does your client want to appeal? >> oh, absolutely. >> so this gun would be banned. >> i hope that is not loaded. >> i'm at my house i can do whatever i want with my gun. >> are you confident congress
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will take action on gun legislation, sir? >> i served in congress for 36 years, i'm never confident. [taps] [fly over] >> bret: that's it for us this week fair, balanced and unafraid. jesse watters is now. have a great weekend, jesse. >> jesse: you too, great show, bret. thank you. >> bret: thanks, man. ♪ ♪ >> jesse: hard to see but failure stands out from a mile away. have a bad ship captain? maybe your boat crashes. >> hey, which way is backwards? [shouting] ♪