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Welcome everybody I'm Neil Cavuto and secretary of state John Kerry says the US is -- looking to start up by it but it sure looks like Russ is already picking one.
Because after 37 days of the Ron NSA leaker Ed Snowden is safely holed up at a Moscow airport.
And Vladimir Putin isn't remotely interested in -- -- back.
To Arizona Senator John McCain says -- not easy enough senators so much to get -- -- -- you about today at thank you for joining us what do you think of Vladimir Putin -- essentially taunting.
-- -- -- Well I think that we ought to have a realistic assessment.
Of our relationship with.
The Russians and him specifically.
He is an old KGB colonel -- Iraq chick.
And believes that he.
Can somehow restore the prestige of the all Russian empire he can't that demographics.
Everything else including.
Economy dependent on oil.
Works against him but we've got to look at him from my realistic standpoint and that is that he is a person.
Who feel so emboldened these days city doesn't mind -- can -- -- right in our I would choose what he's doing.
In the snowed in case I mean you know wonderful when they first came out -- and say well he's not in Russia.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- We hope he wasn't in Russia he was in the transit lounge not give me a break it's just.
So what do we need to do one -- -- reinvigorate our missile defense capabilities.
In Europe which we conceded to them in hopes of the quote recess.
How many times have we hit that reset button by the way I think we should make good clear that.
Human rights abuses such -- took.
Took place in the death and murder but Sergey magnets -- in the bill we pass should be expanded.
To include other.
Russian violators of human writes -- well and we should.
Make sure that they understand and there are several other measures -- -- -- -- -- -- -- really -- -- this case is a -- I think he has violated our laws I think he is subject to criminal prosecution.
For what he's done and I think we really have revealed his true character when he -- to countries.
Whose human rights records and transparency.
And all the things he says he stands for person -- certainly -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I'm not sure there were traitors -- -- but certainly has harmed American national security interest without a doubt he's given ammunition to.
People like China that are saying -- Americans spy on people too so it's okay for the Chinese to attack.
To have -- a launch cyber attacks which against our most highly classified.
We switch gears city.
Immigration bill Ogden who did it could be on the verge of becoming law.
I'm hearing -- behind the scenes guys like you.
We're trying to win over.
Conservatives -- particular and that you wouldn't calling.
Movers and shakers.
But you didn't call me so -- a little offended but that's fine but but that I did it's having the desired effect that that that if that was the case.
There is more support for this among conservatives -- was the case before do you think.
That is to.
Why there's no doubt about it -- you know I've lived through tips for.
Quite a while now and it's vastly different we were gonna get in the high sixties.
Number of votes.
And we will get a good.
Solid Republican vote out of it -- Did you vote on the president to understand what it called big conservatives like you know I'm hearing like a lot of colleagues suits on Hannity -- Laura.
No I did not call them know -- called other people low hold on every hole and I -- -- and I side.
Well I knew I had the chance sooner or later two years CU and all your sartorial splendor behind buying high on television -- I do know we -- I save a dime to any night.
This itself but good -- I think we have made enormous progress do we have enormous hurdles ahead of us yet but it's gonna cancel you did -- -- effect all its.
Now overwhelmingly but we we'd like to see more Republican senators frankly then.
And we're probably gonna -- but we are going to see a significant number of both Republican and Democrat then.
We have to work along with the business community -- long along with the growers so long -- -- and evangelicals.
Along with this broad coalition.
To try to convince our colleagues in a friendly fashion.
That they should take up this legislation passes then let's go to -- you out.
Uphill battle with the Rand Paul your -- he was saying -- ultimately whether or not these people become citizens under the candidate bill it's up to the president.
That I don't care for the Republican president -- democratic presidents too much power for one person that.
And -- and as far as I know.
We put together a deal went through the Judiciary Committee -- now the third week on the floor of the senate.
It's a normal process and I've grown used to over many years of service here.
In the United States senate looked so he's strong position stronger this mysterious is misplaced.
I frankly don't know what exactly what he's talking about you know we we've gone through the normal process we have a president.
Who has been supportive of the process not -- agreeing with everything.
But supportive and the way we usually work if we pass a bill house passed a bill we go to conference and we come out -- -- legislation.
And signed by the president after its passing him by both house its actual process we are going through.
Williams he sends a notice like that the senate they say Ronald Reagan was hoodwinked on this tighten the border security thing and even Reagan in retrospect that -- -- He regretted what amounted to.
Many critics say the first amnesty bill if you will and and that that date they didn't really police that enforcement to the degree he would hope.
I got a tea I would.
Unfortunately -- fortunately -- and I -- look at I was there at the time and what happened.
Congress did not appropriate the funds or take the action.
To get the borders secured what Ronald Reagan that didn't do it was that congress the United States you know I don't owners and I and I don't want happening because this is because this has triggers that are iron clad in my view they'll tell you that it.
That it is and I'm telling you that it is.
And there's a commitment and by the way the borders much much more secure at the time that was passed in 1986.
We have 4000.
Border Patrol agents now we have 21000.
This legislation will -- 20000 more -- -- be the most.
-- well defended border since the Berlin Wall went down.
-- for those people who say this isn't good enough.
Their problem is not border security -- its other problems they have -- with.
Legislation that would bring eleven million people out of the -- Now Mexico.
This kind of feeding some conservatives' fears because there they're complaining about this but at the same time.
They're they're arguing -- -- go ahead.
And and grant them amnesty or the equivalent and work on the border security -- later but we find the border security being offensive.
So what do you think of that and conservatives might pounce on them as as another reason to delay that.
Well let me try to explain that.
We give them legal status.
Legal status as long as am committed crimes right.
Have passed background check back taxes all -- those kinds of things including learning English.
And then it it is a ten year processed before they're eligible.
For a green card and then that's another three years or so before they can achieve citizenship.
And they pay fees have hundreds and hundreds of dollars as.
-- every step of the way meanwhile.
We employ technology which we did not have back in 1986.
That would give us safe secure.
Border and a ability to -- Mayo situation -- book awareness we call out of a 100%.
And effective control.
9% this is vastly different from 1986.
And I was here at the time and I can assure you.
Of that fact and so all I can tell users.
If we don't.
Do should something and we'd be glad to deal -- -- -- -- -- that they would pass a bill.
You're gonna have de facto amnesty for over eleven million people they're not gonna self report they're not going to be sent away.
And they're going to be live in the shadows of our society.
And he -- he can convince me that that's healthy for America.
All right so you're talking about you were there for 1986.
And that the Reagan was an 1880s -- -- 76 -- was one of our 1776.
Was one of our best years issue we call it did indeed senator Tuesday.
I guess I dismissed the call let's say it on the impact.
-- in Washington.
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