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americans to travel freely throughout our country while allowing illegal aliens to pour across the southern border unmolested would be a ridiculous but very damaging farce. it would not be based in science, it would purely be a political attack against the people of florida. >> laura: can't have a successful red state out there going into the 2022 election cycle -- unbelievable. shannon bream and the phenomenal fox news at night team take it all from here. >> shannon: i feel like my home state is always in the middle of everything, this is no exception. bombshell report breaking tonight alleging a cover-up regarding's thousands of nursing home deaths in new york, that information leaking from a conference call involving top cuomo administration officials and democratic lawmakers.
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the associated press reported tonight that more than 9,000 recovering coronavirus patience were sent directly into nursing homes in new york, a number 40% higher than a number that had been previously released by the health department, all raising questions about whether governor cuomo's directives helped spread sickness and death among residents. on that conference call, secretaries of the democratic governor tried to explain the apparent cover-up to angry democratic lawmakers, some of whom were reportedly very angry about being put in a position of defending cuomo's actions. the secretary reportedly saying, we weren't sure if what we were going to give was going to get the department of justice against us. the explanation sounded like they admitted they were trying to dodge having any incriminating evidence that might put the administration and further trouble with the department of justice.
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"fox news @ night" head on the major development. if we start tonight with the latest on day 23 of the biden administration, a looming showdown with florida. >> looming indeed, i'm sure there's a lot of people especially those of us who lived in florida who wondered how do we get here? the press secretary jen psaki said no decisions have been made about additional public health measures that might have affected domestic travel and that was in response to reports of the administration under the guise of public health concerns was actually considering limiting travel to and from the sunshine state. >> it would be unwise and unjust. it would actually considering limiting travel to and from the sunshine state because of covert concerns. >> it would surely be a
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political attack against the people of florida. >> florida senator marco rubio landed a few punches about the travel ban on china, he was considering a travel ban on florida? unreal. >> there are those in florida who say they are upset by the idea that maybe when you consider what's happening on the southern border allowing undocumented migrants go into the interior of the country, how can you look at that policy and then talk in a state like california or florida, the white house is saying tonight listen, there is no open border here, they are doing all they can to make sure they are
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handling those on the border humanely. the back and forth will continue with leaders over the state of florida. meanwhile, sources tell fox news to soon expect new guidance for the centers of disease control and as the white house continues to push to resume in person learning for students k-8. the administration sending mixed messages in recent days about what federal guidelines to follow and you'll recall last week the cdc director saying teachers don't need to be vaccinated for in person classes to resume safely so we'll keep an eye on that -- sorry about the technical problems there, we will work it out and do better tomorrow. >> shannon: we know that we will, that's life tv, that happens. you and i are missing florida a lot right about this time of year. >> very cold day is coming, thank you. >> shannon: breaking tonight, the white house correcting a bold claim by president biden on covid vaccinations, medical
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contributor dr. marc siegel talk tonight with the fda commissioner about exactly where we stand, good evening. >> today, president biden visited the national institutes of health and spoke about vaccines. >> we are on track for enough supply for 300 million americans by the end of july. >> a white house official issued a correction -- we expected the vaccines by the end of summer, what might take longer is vaccinations, getting supply two shots in arms but the white house hasn't put a timeline on the second part. dr. francis collins hosted the president today. i spoke to him on sirius xm, his excitement about the vaccines and their crucial role was palpable. >> we didn't know it was going to be this good but if there was ever a time we need something to be this good at this was it. >> i also spoke to new acting
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fda commissioner dr. janet woodcock who is long been the fda's director overseeing drug evaluation and research. former fda boss dr. scott gottlieb tweeted after her appointment, she will represent the fda's prerogatives well in a time of crisis and advance the interest of consumers and patients. she spoke to me about the way the fda was gearing up together with the nih to fight the emerging variants which dr. collins called a shape shifting. >> as far as we know right now, the vaccines we have of the united states will have sufficient efficacy against the variants that has been identified and tested. including the south african variant. we have known that the variants most likely would occur and we have been planning for how to deal with it. >> dr. woodcock told me if they have to adjust the vaccines to account for a new variants, they would look at the data and also
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direct guidance to the manufacturers without having to go through more large clinical trials. shannon? >> shannon: dr. siegel, thank you very much. president biden will reportedly move to revoke one of his predecessor signature policy, medical work requirements. it's been decried by democrats as unlawful and end on getting people off the rolls. tina carano of the hit show the mandalorian is out, it doesn't appear that he costar pedro pascal -- good evening, trace. >> overall, the walt disney
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company is struggling but disney plus has been a bright spot, yet now #canceldisney is for giving the trend, there are a few reasons, mandalorian actress was fired for instagram post writing "most people today don't realize that to get to the point where soldiers could easily round of thousands of jews, the government first made their own neighbors hate them for being jews, how is that any different for hating someone for their political views? another disney employee and mandalorian use that same comparison two years ago and is still working. pedro pascal posted pictures of children confined by barbed wire in 1944 nazi germany and allegedly being confined in detention centers in 2018 except the picture on the bottom is not
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from the united states, it is reportedly palestinian children in the west bank. the disney double standard is being questioned, the associated editor of "the daily caller" writing "gina carona's post made the point that the mass violence starts with hatred of your neighbor, this is not uncontroversial he true and many others simply canceling disney plus spirit of then there is the action moulin film or the credits thanked eight different chinese government departments directly involved in what human rights groups called cultural against uighurs, because ox, and other cultural minorities, the head of disney films didn't apologize instead of crediting the government that allowed the filming a standard practice bute bbc ran a recent report accusing the chinese governmentd sexual abuse, china banned the bbc and the state department said this.
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>> it's troubling that as the prc restricts outlets and platforms from operating freely in china, beijing's leaders use free and open media environments overseas to promote misinformation. >> the u.k. foreign secretary called the move and unacceptable curtailing of media freedom. >> shannon: trace gallagher out west for us tonight, thanks so much. former president trump's defense team takes center stage tomorrow and his second impeachment trial, congressional correspondent chad pergram has a preview for us tonight, good evening. >> president trump's counsel gets a chance to defend him, the articles of impeachment is incitement of insurrection. trump attorney david shown will look in on the president's language before the riots. >> it's a powerful speech but when he uses the word fight most of the time, he's talking about legislators.
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[inaudible] >> there's no reason for us to be out there a long time. [inaudible] >> democrats wonder if some republicans could [inaudible] >> shannon: having a bit of a technical difficulty there but what we know is the president's defense team, they say they probably won't take up as much time is what we heard from the prosecutors, so far or the house impeachment team, let's get through that and bring in one of the jurors who will be the one who votes, texas senator ted cruz joins us now live, good to have you with us. >> always good to be with you. >> shannon: let's talk about some of the analysis, this coming from a well-known left
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leaning law professor. "i've closely studied every impeachment trial in our history, no impeachment has ever been as ably prosecuted in the senate to no prior impeachment has ever had a conviction that is overwhelmingly justified, the senate is on trial to acquit itself, it must convict donald j. trump. he doesn't have a vote, you do. >> larry tribe is a very smart lawyer, he was my constitutional law professor some years ago, but particularly in recent years he's become a hard partisan and his tweet there reflects the views of the democratic house managers and the democratic senators. the end result of this trial is obvious to every single person in the room. president trump is going to be acquitted. in order for president trump to be convicted, it takes 67 votes. there is no chance whatsoever they will be 67 votes to convict him. all 100 senators know that, the house managers know that kim everyone in knows that.
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and there shouldn't be the votes to convict him for one simple reason. the house managers, they have not proven their case. to prove their case they have to demonstrate that president trump committed a high crime or a misdemeanor, that is the constitutional standard and what they have attempted, what they have alleged in the articles of impeachment is incitement. in two days and 16 hours of presenting their case, they haven't come remotely close to demonstrating that president trump's conduct violated the law that constituted incitement, they have spent 90% of their time showing really powerful images and movies of the january 6th terrorist attack on the capital, that was horrific. all 100 of us lived through that and it was despicable and every one of the violent criminals who engaged in that attack including murdering a capitol hill police officer -- every one of them should be fully prosecuted, should go to jail for a long, long time. they spent all their time saying
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it was terrible, all of us agreed it was a terror attack, violence is never right -- but what they have been able to prove is that president trump's speech on that day was the cause, the legal cause for it such that it would constitute incitement and any standard they put forth for incitement by any measure, the rhetoric and angry language from the democrats exceeds that of president trump and that they haven't even attempted to explain away. >> shannon: we may expect we could see that from the president's defense team. he reportedly talked to his defense team and a couple of other senators who are republicans and having to be attorneys as well, can you tell us anything about that conversation or how they are feeling going into tomorrow? >> when the house managers close their case, i grabbed a couple of other senators, i grabbed lindsey graham and mike lee and said why don't we sit down and talk with the president's lawyers? we spent 45 minutes, an hour talking with them and i want to
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do sit and i'll be looking to put forward that share our thoughts, certainly what i urge you to the trump defense lawyers is focus on the points i just made. the legal standard -- in all 16 hours of the house managers presentation, they spent only about 15 minutes on the legal standard for incitement and they created this brand-new standard that found no criminal code, founded no case law but they invented a new standard for incitement and a point that i hope president trump's lawyers make tomorrow is it you look at the comments of bernie sanders, nancy pelosi, chuck schumer, maxine waters, if you look at kamala harris, there is no coherent basis under the standard they put forward for concluding president trump's comments were incitement and kamala harris wasn't. while we were having black lives matter and antifa of riots all over the country, while cities were burning and police cars
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were being firebombed, while police officers were being murdered all across the country, vice president harris went on national television on stephen colbert and said these riots will continue and they should continue, she urged the violence to continue and i'll tell you, she did more than that, she raised money to bail out the violent criminals who had been arrested committing crimes of violence. >> shannon: encouraging protests is different from encouraging violence, we need to be careful in how we describe. >> except president trump if you look at his remarks on january 6th, he urged people to be peaceful and patriotic. he didn't praise violence. >> shannon: i noticed that wasn't in the video. >> they edit out the word peaceful and my point is simple, neither one of those were incitement. we have a first amendment that
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allows robust, vigorous political debate from both sides, even when there is irresponsible or overheated rhetoric on either side, it's part of the political process. my point is simple, the standard the democrats have put forward, there is no coherent way for them to say because we don't like donald trump, he is guilty but all of our guys who have done it and done it repeatedly -- donald trump didn't bail at the violent criminals who committed the terrorist attack on january 6, kamala harris did. at the democrats standard were to prevail from the next time the republicans get control of the house, you can anticipate a joe biden being impeached, kamala harris being impeached, that is a terrible outcome. this is not meant to be politically weaponized. instead impeachment, the constitutional standard should be treated seriously. >> shannon: impeachment is largely political, more so than legal. you and i know a lot of what has been introduced would never make
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is admitting that the administration withheld data so it wouldn't be used against them. our colleague tweeting tonight this is a bombshell, we were just told that over 6,000 patience, while the numbers are skyrocketing, not only in terms of infected patients but the total number of seniors have died at over 15,000 which is 65% higher than what new york governor cuomo had been staying up until a week ago. up to talk about the breaking details is fox news contributor james freeman from "the wall street journal" and deroy murdock from the national review. i may be a little bit partial but janice dean has been such a vocal advocate on this -- she lost both of her in-laws within a couple of weeks of each other, both of them were in long-term assisted living facilities where they couldn't get answers. he has been beating the drum over and over again, we got information for the democratic attorney general that was very
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interesting and, it seems to suggest they were hiding even more. >> hats off to janice, she obviously was on this very early. the destruction in new york is really staggering, you think about overall from covid, number two in covid deaths in california, number two per capita, one of the worst hit states -- we now see not just the irresponsible move of failing to protect people in nursing homes but this ongoing cover-up which has been happening for months and now we see if this report is accurate, essentially admitting it's a willful deception in order to avoid u.s. department of justice scrutiny. i can't think of a better reason
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for the u.s. department of justice to investigate then this report of an appalling cover-up of this mismanagement and worse. >> shannon: it begs the question, does the cuomo administration pay any price, do they suffer any accountability and consequences for this >> at "the new york post" story had a line that jumped out at me, a woman by the name of derosa whose secretary to governor cuomo the reason they did this, the department of justice is going to do an investigation into this -- the reason they covered this up is to avoid a department of justice investigation, this isn't just a matter of public relations or spin, they are trying to hide from the doj -- that could be criminal. conspiracy, fraud, that goes to the area of negligent homicide.
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i think a 10-year-old at the beginning this pandemic, the one thing you do from covid-19's keep it as far away from elderly people as possible, what did governor cuomo do? the exact opposite, send 9,000 covid-19 positive people into nursing homes, otherwise healthy seniors many of whom were killed as a consequence of the misdeeds. >> i was going to say the tragedy goes beyond those people who died in new york nursing homes, as you mentioned this is the first big hot spots, the early place where covid was spreading, new york's corruption of the data, the falsehoods, the deceptions about the circumstance of those deaths, where they were happening, to
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whom they were happening, this set back essentially the world's understanding of this disease and so the absolute appalling behavior here and now even today, according to this report, the main thing they are concerned with is getting democrats on the team to understand that this was an effort to protect the poor decisions of democratic politicians. it's really beyond belief. >> shannon: we are hearing from democratic lawmakers were part of these conversations were saying i can't believe i was sent out there to defend, not attack this guy, i was put in a position to say to family members of victims who died everything is fine, we are handling every think properly -- they were very angry after this phone call feeling like information was kept from them and they were sent out there to make other people think everything was fine.
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>> in that case what governor cuomo did was not just misbehave himself but use democrats as a human shield to cover up his incompetence and malfeasance. i had nowhere to send these people come all the hospital beds were filled, nowhere else to send them. we had the usns comfort hospital ship, we had the javits hospital pump up president trump, that was all most totally empty -- franklin graham and his group put up a pop-up hospital on the east side of central park full of tents and doctors and nurses ready to treat people, that's with the covid-19 elderly should have been sent. once there were no longer infectious, they could have been sent to nursing homes. governor cuomo sent them straight in and thousands of elderly people died as a consequence, an absolute horror show, the worst leadership we've seen in this country throughout this entire pandemic.
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>> shannon: someone -- and a number of people have gone on the record and only sparks more questions, thank you both for weighing in at we'll both keep digging. what is behind the growing accusations and investigations implying some of our military men and women are dangerous domestic extremists? "fox news @ night" investigates that next but first, check out this video of a texas mom -- i love it, she tackled a man she said attempted to peep in did to her 15-year-old daughter's bedroom. when the cops arrived, they had a lot of praise for moms tackling skills -- bravo. . what, we're made for. usaa sfx: [sounds of everyday life events, seen and heard in reverse] ♪♪
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>> shannon: the son of new york congresswoman claudia tenney and naval academy graduate who served in iraq was denied a petition to attend his mother's swearing-in ceremony at the capitol today. was it about covid, some other policy or a progressive rebuke
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of military members following the new defense secretary investigation to address reported extremism within the ranks. we have not been able to get a straight answer. if correspondence turner is investigating tonight. >> the pentagon is now scrambling to launch a major initiative targeting extremism among the armed forces in the wake of the capital riots that paralyzed washington back on january 6th. the problem, the military has no standardized operational definition of what constitutes extremism in either word or deed. >> in terms of what is and what isn't extremism, it's something that i think we all agree we need to better definition of. >> the new secretary of defense of general lloyd austin ordered a 60 day stand-down of the entire military in order for commanders to address extremism in the ranks.
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chiefs and service secretaries from every branch discussed the matter. if one of their key findings, the military's last working definition of extremism dates back to 2012 can raise more questions and answers. >> the very same question the secretary and the chiefs are asking, how do you define it? >> military leaders are scrambling to define extremism as it relates to the ranks in real time in letters and directives. michael gilday telling the fleet if we don't eliminate extremist behaviors, then racism and disrespect will grow. the secretary of the air force said there's a small contingent of airmen who threaten to undermine good order, discipline, trust and our culture of respect. the pentagon says they don't know how many confirmed all or suspected extremists there are. >> the numbers may be bigger than what we think. >> among the hundred 90 people charged in the ch so far, the incident that is motivating this
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military wide reckoning, 30 our veterans and three others reservists or national guard troops. a fox news has also confirmed that the g.o.p. congresswoman claudia tenney of new york was not allowed to have her son, a graduate of the naval academy who also served in iraq attend her swearing at the u.s. capitol. >> shannon: gillian turner, thank you. should the new defense secretary beat commended or criticized for this bold effort to root out the purported extremism from within the ranks of our military? our next guest has thoughts on the matter. let's bring in kash patel, good to have you with us tonight. >> thanks for having you with me, i appreciate it. >> tonight, the hill reporting on the air force, they are the latest branch to put out a statement about what they're going to be doing and looking around at members says dangerous and violent extremist ideology including white supremacy has long been known to exist in the military but was brought to
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national attention after the january 6th attack on the u.s. capitol. for a lot of folks, military people, military families, this felt like an attack on their integrity. every organization is going to have bad apples but there seems to be a very public implication that there could be trouble in the ranks with the specific kind of growth. >> i think that's a spot on, in the world's largest organization of which i was chief of staff, three plus million people, unfortunately there are going to be some folks that don't abide by their oath of office that we need to root out and remove but to castigate an entire branch, of the uniformed services to say there is rank extremism that is the enemy within, these are the words of the secretary of defense and to have his spokesperson go out on stage to the world and to say i can't define extremism, i don't know if the problem exists, we are guessing and skeptical about it but we are going to launch an
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entire initiative that denigrates the united states military. that is outrageous to the men and women i served with and under -- as a minority who served two tours in the military i have never once been a subject of any form of white extremism or racism. >> shannon: the democrats are cheering this, senator dick durbin saying i glad to see that secretary of defense is moving, the united states must never allow dangerous ideologies to take root within its ranks come i think everybody agrees it's a good goal but it's starting to feel like people are being lumped together as the implication they are domestic terrorists or inclinations that would be higher among our military branches than the general public. >> that is exactly right, because of the unfortunate, tragic events of january 6th, we are being forced to discuss in the media a fantasy that does not exist because they want that fictional narrative to drive the
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day. of course we don't want evil in our military. the world's greatest fighting force ever created does not need racism or extremism in it and it doesn't exist in those large quantities that they are talking about. all we are doing is offending the men and women who serve quietly and anonymously for the most part when we have our secretary of defense and our president and our speaker or spokesperson for the defense department say that these folks and these enemies are within the ranks of the department of defense. i don't understand how they can get away with saying such things and be so offensive to the men and women charged with protecting our liberties and ask the media to perpetrate that fraud. >> shannon: very quickly, they're going to monitor social media and look at other locations but who is going to decide what crosses the line if you can tell us? >> i think that's a great point, first of all everybody knows in the military what extremism is.
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we have been rude to get out for 2125, 250 years, there is uniform code of justice in the military, we have constant screening of our men and women inside and they know how to weed out the bad apples, especially if there is extremists within the military, they know how to do that, it's a constant process that's been going on for 250 years and to say we need to redo the entire process is pushing official narrative that is outrageous. i hope we can get back on track to thanking the men and women in uniform rather than denigrating them. >> shannon: we certainly do around here. thank you very much and thank you to all of our men and women in uniform and all that you do for us around the clock every day. attorney general eric schmidt says the president's version of building back better is killing thousands of american jobs, he joins us to explain next. too. i want to know what i'm paying upfront.
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>> shannon: coalition of more than a dozen state attorneys general is pushing back on the biden administration's cancellation of the keystone xl pipeline calling on the president to reverse his decision because "aspirations don't put food on the table or pay the phone bill or put kids to college." jobs do and you a limited thousands of them with the stroke of a pen. we'll discuss the situation with missouri's attorney general eric schmidt, welcome back. >> good to be with you. >> shannon: this is something that the white house spokesperson has said in response to your letter, a number of the attorneys general signed on to, the biden-harris administration has proposed transformative investments in infrastructure that will create millions of good union jobs here in america, boost the u.s. economy and advance our climate and clean energy goals. they continue to say these people were being displaced will have other jobs available to them. >> when he canceled the pipeline project, he also canceled of
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thousands of good paying jobs, livelihoods that had been lost, educational opportunities that are lost for those kids and beyond just the direct cost of those jobs and billions of wages that will be lost, you will have increased prices for manufacturers, farmers, ranchers, when you hear that, it just doesn't make any sense. it's an out of touch statement for them to make because ultimately i don't know for the biden administration whether or not this sounded like a good idea talking to john kerry at a cocktail party in washington, d.c., but in middle america, it stinks to high heaven, it's virtue signaling on the part of this administration it's going to cost thousands of jobs. >> shannon: i want folks to hear from neil crabtree, a former keystone worker, here's what he said about where this leaves him. >> the governors, senators come attorney general's, it's time to get off the bench and get in the game because we've got real american families that are suffering because of this.
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the men and women of this country, we feel like pawns in a game of chess. it's being played up in washington, d.c., this ain't a game. >> shannon: you have sent a letter, what were you could do to try to convince his administration? >> we sent that letter urging him to reconsider and we are starting to see momentum, even the head of the afl-cio has said this is a bad idea. sadly, the response from the so-called climate is our john kerry is they can go out and build a solar panels, it's the 2021 equivalent of learn to code. it's a betrayal of the american worker, the attorney general's across this country urging them, all options are still on the table. >> shannon: i want to ask you about this news that is breaking tonight that we expect there will be changes coming from the biden administration about the trump administration era medicaid work rules, this is what politico said to.
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the biden administration will notify states it plans to revoke work requirements which for the first time were allowed to mandate that some people were allowed to volunteer as a condition of enrollment in a low health care program. we know states took different positions on this but it sounds like work requirements which have been very controversial. you're going to get a message at state level, they are away. >> i've long favored states as laboratories of democracy, it's a core principle of federalism that we cherish in this country and states ought to be given the flexibility to craft these programs that benefit the citizens of their states, i think that would be a mistake moving forward but it's part and parcel of this administration that is genuflecting to the left, bowing to their wish list and it's a sneak preview of what we are going to see with this biden administration and the attorney general for the state of missouri as i work with other attorneys general across the country we're going to make sure we do everything we can stand up for workers we've heard from in
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that previous segment. we make sure states have maximum flexibility of the best thing for the citizens of their states. >> shannon: missouri attorney general eric schmidt, good to have you back. the fight over abortion heats up in alabama were a group of lawmakers said abortion providers are specifically targeting black women, lauren green has details next. insurance is cool. only pay for what you need. ♪ liberty. liberty. liberty. liberty. ♪ before discovering nexium 24hr to treat her frequent heartburn, marie could only imagine enjoying freshly squeezed orange juice. now no fruit is forbidden. nexium 24hr stops acid before it starts for all-day, all-night protection. can you imagine 24 hours without heartburn?
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>> shannon: a group of alabama legislators claimed abortion providers in that state are unfairly targeting black women and joining a lawsuit demanding that alabama and force an amendment passed by voters insuring "the protection of the rights of the unborn child." chief religion correspondent green has details tonight. >> the culture wars are only intensifying. in alabama, lawmakers take a shot across the bow at roe v. wade, a supreme court decision that legalized abortion, 46 members of the state legislature have joined a law suit. >> as legislators, it is our job to enforce the laws of our state
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as best we can. especially an amendment passed overwhelmingly by the people of our states. >> a general name for all of the black babies aborted in the state, it claims black babies are aborted three times higher than white babies although blacks make up about a quarter of the population. the suit cites a long-standing but disputed argument that planned parenthood targets black neighborhoods with its clinics which it denies. >> we are saying in alabama every child including the black child that is being targeted by the abortion industry has an inalienable right to life. >> and in may and a group of parents say they are children are being denied needed funds from the state only because they choose to attend a religious school, the parents are appealing to a u.s. supreme court in order to receive tuition assistance money for the state, maine education
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allows them to live in towns without their own public schools to receive tuition to attend a public or private school of their choice but religious schools are excluded. last october, a u.s. circuit court appealed siding with the state department of education, the state says singling out only religion for exclusion of its tuition assistance program violates the u.s. constitution. attorneys hope they will take up the case and will in their favor, while in alabama the governor and attorney general have not yet responded. >> shannon: lauren green, thank you so much. the good news before we say good night, 17-year-old fell for her coworker and friend who was commuting to and from work during winter in wisconsin after finding out a car would be raffled off, she and her friends rallied together promising that if any of them won they would give the gift and as soon as
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hailey's name was called from the friends embraced laughing and crying, she said one of their favorite trips is driving to the chick-fil-a drive-through, one of my favorite trips too. most watched, trusted, grateful you spent the evening with us.fe good night from washington, i'm shannon bream.
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♪ ♪ >> tucker: good evening and welcome to "tucker carlson tonight." happy thursday. so why are the democrats so angry? asked the question a number of times. it doesn't seem to make any sense. in november, the democratic party won everything, full control of the federal government. they seized for years while they were out of power. but winning seemed to enrage them even more. did you watch democrats on television today at the impeachment hearings?wi they are crazy people, yelling and making threats. it is bizarre. you would think they would get to work fixing the country they inherited. they promised to do that.

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