Bret Baier Unplugged
James Rosen talks with Bret Baier of Special Report
- Duration 6:48
- Date May 16, 2012
James Rosen talks with Bret Baier of Special Report
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So they're not gonna they're going to be up to keep their doctor got to let me finish my answer was -- and they don't like to filibuster in the -- well I'm trying to answer questions and you people -- -- -- -- let me -- -- -- Bret I don't know how many hundred times I've said this to this than -- -- Let's do it again.
Welcome back to power play I'm James Rosen sitting in for Chris star -- and this is a very special moment indeed.
We welcome now the embodiment.
Fox News fair and balanced journalism as you just saw witnessed in those clips.
The host of special report Bret Baier Brett thanks for doing -- -- -- -- do it our field could start -- share your I feel rather at home and shut.
Can you say to look directly on the Internet I know Internet listened that you wanted to make you knew you wanted to turn this around and -- -- I'm not sure -- that's just not optional default setting.
You're gonna answer quite OK you're gonna answer your -- you've -- all right arguments that nervous right now in the around the that the business and what we can work on the back.
Special -- doing fabulously well congratulations thank you.
The numbers are better than they've ever been and in fact I think pregnant -- -- -- report is number three all of cable news behind those giants.
O Reilly -- Hannity.
Correct we like to say that we are the number one new ownership.
Right don't tell O'Reilly that he's -- partnership but yes.
We are the number one news show and cable I don't tell -- nothing.
And end what do you what do you attribute is the key to the success the show.
You know I think it's looked -- Really built when he started the show it was a really depending on reporters correspondents to drive today.
-- -- default to the news.
And to do it in a way that perhaps they don't see how the places I think you know the grapevine has always has been a staple staple kind of it.
There they go again on both sides of the I'll -- moment and then the panelists.
A lot of people to say they love the panel.
It did Brit Hume give you any advice when you took over.
Yeah he did he sit down.
He said have fun.
And don't let it be about you.
And I think that was actually great advice because.
To show is is really.
Organic is news we change it often changes as you know.
Five minutes before the show where we couldn't entirely -- to show around based on what's happening.
And that's that's good.
You're executive producer for special court is Doug -- back and he has told me that he likes very much the statement that I've heard from other producers which is the rundown for the show.
Is the worst case scenario.
Because you want news and you want to break things lately that exactly so Fox News alerts.
That this stuff that that is just breaking we want to give him.
So you know I read capitol file from time to time the local okay -- this is the magazine that chronicles -- Cummings -- and doing some important people here in the nation's capital and that we find if you can -- them right now I don't know if you can.
They can't show the inside of magazines that told I don't know that it's -- really very upstanding magazine and this shows Brett and his beautiful wife Amy standing in the study of their home.
I was gonna point out that I actually I'm the guy who when they see photos like this blog books behind them checks out which books are there yes it and I didn't see -- -- -- -- on the other side on the other okay.
Welcome back to that after you've.
That room Linehan -- lovely room I wouldn't have the public in my house -- -- James Rosen book on the shelf so in that article describes the work you do Philanthropic on behalf of Children's Hospital right so there's -- medical center right and -- -- just have.
A big fundraisers -- -- -- -- -- fantastic win.
Raise one point four million dollars for the hospital.
My wife was co chair and we are proud to do you have personal connection which is that your son has undergone multiple surgeries they're little guys -- -- -- Doing great he's doing great he's to open heart surgery -- enjoy life Paul -- is turning five.
This summer and he's had to open -- and five -- -- -- -- doing fantastic you wouldn't know on the playground what about your other -- we never hear about it let's hear about Daniel how's he doing Danielle is a chunky monkey electric car.
The focus here is a little butterball and he's great he turns to this -- Right and as your children -- they're just you wanna -- -- -- yes literally physically physically -- -- into the -- with them dangling from a do you have -- guilty pleasures.
That fans should know about.
While that's a good to question.
-- a lot better.
And I'm just get a solid Wallace is a guilty.
Not in the best golf I've played golf a -- and it's.
And that's where I'll be over the next couple days taking off to go play golf are you good -- golf.
Clayton college and I carry -- five handicap but I'm a very giving.
In other words yes it -- -- -- walking wallets on the two dollar -- Okay down that let's see all -- jury.
Tweets to us is -- planning to go with one or more of the candidates on their trend towards this fall.
We'll be on the road of the bunch and we'll take the show on the road in fact you know that this race is gonna come down to a bunch -- swing states.
And really it's about 34 counties we're going to go to twelve.
And show why those places swinging the swing -- of the -- swing yes that means they they really know what's hit -- the -- A -- now from -- -- who tweets to us -- can you have Dick Morris on the hill.
I couldn't I suppose but we try to keep it columnists and journalists.
And he writes a column he's -- a lot of other shows we have a big stable.
And to choose for our online viewers columns are things that used to appear in something called a newspaper that -- but will come back to that.
Last thing here is that Brett I know each other.
Go -- twenty years ago and -- fact my first on -- job was in Rockford Illinois and I took the job it's just been vacated by.
-- there is -- small world it's I think the TV news is like -- supermarket keep running the same people I'll let her title -- given a fond memories of Rockford Illinois your last thirty seconds.
Rockford Illinois I think it was -- eleven months three days and two hours but I electric it's stupid now on the discounted that.
No no specific memory of Rockford you want to share well -- Hazy memories a lot of late night born parents believe -- all right -- some journalism mixed media center Bret -- the host special report thank you so much for doing exchange all right so that's it.