Mother confirms ex-Marine will be released from Mexico
Bill O'Reilly reacts to latest on Jon Hammar
- Duration 4:32
- Date Dec 21, 2012
Bill O'Reilly reacts to latest on Jon Hammar
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The mother of a US marine jailed in a Mexican prison John hammers his name we've talked about a lot here.
We now are reporting that her son it will be released today.
She says that a Mexican judge has ruled in John hammers favor.
The war -- has been locked up since August when he tried to drive across the border with an antique shotgun he inquired about how he should handle that and traversing the border -- that.
He was told to go talk to the next agent.
Down the line as it was of family heirloom this gun and he ended up in jail since August join now to foment Bill O'Reilly.
Host of the O'Reilly Factor of course warning bell what what do you think.
Brought good Christmas present for rather have a family and -- -- -- got to be careful about these things.
Until we see exactly the corporal here in America.
We want to be very.
Circumspect about it but let's assume that the Mexican government is doing the correct thing that's.
Obviously a positive.
I think they started to see the urgency when Fox News.
Began to report the story interestingly enough both most of the other American Media did not picked up on the story.
It is purely driven by I think that is now.
I think it's because -- lemmings.
That they -- is they just all do -- same thing.
And that that plight of of the marine corporal who served his country and Afghanistan and Iraq and red posttraumatic stress disorder.
Doesn't really matter -- that I'm.
Why -- they care.
Also it didn't make -- Obama and secretary of state Clinton look good because they didn't intervene.
At least publicly -- do anything to say anything.
So the mainstream media which is now dominated by ideological coverage.
Says well why don't we wanna do this we don't really care about the marine and it's making our people look bad so we're not an hour yeah.
We're not gonna and then there's a Mexican -- It didn't make Mexico look good either but I just want to point out the audience that when you hear bad things about Fox News from.
Other people in the media.
You could just say you know -- what did you do for colonel have.
And that that's it that the the conversation and.
Missing the point I mean it seems it you know we dug into this and you want to make sure that you have the story right -- understand this young man situation.
But from everything that everybody could find out there's no reason to to doubt.
These parents story.
Our look at a picture 727 years old as you say suffered from post traumatic stress syndrome.
Disorder and heat.
Wanted to get away for a little while -- -- -- I can also tell -- -- just -- -- the wires that congresswoman Ileana Ross -- and who has been on this story.
Confirm with the State Department has released but as you say if I -- his parents I wouldn't open my mouth I wouldn't say a word until I had my son in my arms and so I knew he was home.
Yeah he's got to get I assume he's in Texas right now that is the way these things work Martha is usually the the -- cycle is a couple of hours behind.
-- I assume that the Mexican authorities got a -- there early.
-- of course -- any press on their side of the border he's probably in Texas now being debriefed.
Then they'll send him back to Florida and then you know hopefully he'll have a nice Christmas -- this family.
That's probably what it is what we want to again be cautious we don't want anything to go wrong.
So we just report the story in broad terms that looks like.
The colonel is going to be back in the US today if he isn't already very shortly and now let's celebrate a positive in a very negative situation.
And we certainly celebrate to have for the Stanley and you know way I I don't know if we'll learn anything more about the back channel.
Negotiations that may have been going I we may hear from the State Department that they were on it all all along and that they didn't want.
Anybody to it you know sort of get in the way event that they felt it was better handled that way but you know and his family told us and I think they told -- that they didn't believe that was happening.
No they didn't and I'm glad apparently came to Fox News.
This is the -- story that we are in business to do.
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-- all I can think that I have my we'd be an injustice we're gonna try to correct me goddamn much Bill O'Reilly well.