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And bats was the scene as President Obama.
Rounded off his vacation.
In Martha's Vineyard with another round of golf.
Playing -- with Larry David Larry David one of the co creators of Seinfeld -- the person whose shirt is on top there.
As he plays golf with the president of the United States around.
And this is power play and -- and Chris are welcome welcome -- -- It is Monday here in the nation's capital and the president is in fact back to work ready to go.
And -- getting ready to get out of town again.
This time -- a bus tour.
To tout his proposals for increased domestic spending that -- -- says will stimulate the American economy and create sustainability.
That's not going to pass.
But it is part of a prelude to the closing.
Third of the year that it will likely be dominated.
-- discussions of those things what can the president do for a Mulligan off the golf course to get started again.
And help with his numbers will talk about that today.
We will talk about what's going on an -- will get the latest.
On Egypt we will talk about.
A new project.
We have going on here you'll enjoy that and we'll talk about.
Probably my favorite thing to talk about which is Bill Clinton because it's always are some.
What about the big dog on his birthday.
With his wife it's complicated if she -- for -- present.
We will do all of that.
We will do all of that with fair mindedness we will do all of that with forward looking -- good humor and insight I can guarantee you that because.
Your friend and mine Bret -- Who is the -- of the opinions but report with -- -- who was with us.
-- -- Thank you good here -- the Internet it is excited today.
For many read it and it's always a little excited but the Internet is excited today over -- -- should -- -- If you're going -- for the president you would not tuck your shirt on the eighteenth no no -- -- you -- -- thought you'd be tough.
That would curb my intention to -- here there's a visa V another unstuck -- -- -- -- -- used to belly putter so yes you know I think I saw -- Golf Channel interview with Larry David was.
Charity designated any good interview and -- is pretty funny and he said you know not funny on the golf course and just all serious about golf so.
-- -- -- round went with the president but was funny that.
A lot of the notes coming up from the white house press pool seemed to indicate they didn't know how we got the -- well here.
According to the daily caller they say that he had been in the foursome he and another Hollywood person runs had been put in the -- behind the president on this first round Bradley bumped into each other on the course it was like -- -- -- -- some time.
-- -- -- -- there it's there yeah it sure exactly it's just.
It's just like that -- Ogilvy park in West Virginia it's totally this.
Right serious stuff.
Serious things are.
If the situation in Egypt is it's hard to say -- We had not only the massacre of a bunch of Egyptian police in the Sinai which is rapidly becoming very lawless region.
And feared to be home to.
How Qaeda types and other very bad folks that's and it's right in between Egypt and Israel and the other thing is that the former President Hosni Mubarak.
Who had billion.
Either going to die of natural causes in prison.
And -- Iowa.
Facing execution is headed for release down pretty amazing if you think about it here is it in a capsule.
You -- there -- spring protests -- where Cairo and all over that ousted Hosni Mubarak Muslim Brotherhood and -- this political push they get elected.
Mohamed Morsi goes in.
Then he starts ripping up the constitution and dissolving the Supreme Court doing things towards an Islamic dictatorship.
And the egyptians take to the streets all over the place.
To protest and the military steps in and house -- Well now there's a full lawn.
War going on between the islamists the radical islamists the Muslim Brotherhood and the Egyptian or.
And stuck in the middle are the Egyptian people as they don't have an -- -- Breaking news right now Egyptian prosecutors ordered.
Deposed president Mohamed Morsi.
Detained for fifteen days on charges of inciting violence according to the state news agency there.
Now you today.
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The day's political news what we're reading here at fox what we're thinking about in the Washington bureau Fox News and one of the things it makes me really happy is that Brett.
Is part of the fun.
-- in today's -- -- part of the activity writing about what happened with US engagement in Egypt.
And in in your submission today.
You talk about how the United States went from being -- -- the bulwark basically.
That we were the the center of direction and arguably.
-- Hosni Mubarak wouldn't have even been deposed had it not been for US pressure.
That we have lost a lot of -- I -- over there.
Yeah I mean you had senators McCain and Graham go over there to Egypt there -- already critical of the administration of foreign policy anyway but these comments were really important and really.
Against the policy that they claim is just not even -- Middle East.
Policy at all and when it comes to Egypt they say that the US if you listen to.
The allies in the gulf region is disengaged.
And that translates.
To weak in the Middle East.
We're hearing that separately not just from McCain Graham and and others in.
Critics here in Washington but also from foreign diplomats from gulf nations who really are troubled by the lack of pressure and and power that the US is exerting more.
He's choosing not to -- in this this deal.
It twins interestingly with Syria where you have.
We had a red line where Russa well there's been and there's a genocide -- civil war going on we're getting involved but there is a red line of chemical weapons -- years.
Then the chemical weapons were used -- well.
It's not it's not -- Jessica light pink -- -- yeah.
And so when it's something is said from a podium by the president or someone in the administration if it's not backed up by some action.
Now publicly there's not a lot of public opinion that says we should get involved in another.
Of any kind of war.
But still the influence that the US has in these places.
Is -- Quickly you and we are not they're not listening as much to us as they used.
And we give by the -- just for you to -- edition of a framework we give Egypt.
What is it like a billion and one point six billion a year one point six billion dollars a year in aid that goes directly to the military.
That is mostly American trained FCC did sort of guy currently.
Would train he went to the US army war college -- Carlisle Pennsylvania we train their military brass.
We've been hugely influential and now the gulf states that are very concerned about a nation of ninety million.
Turning radicalized islamists.
-- excluding money into each.
To -- fourteen billion dollars from the UA eve from Saudi Arabia.
From other countries in that region.
And they don't dare play is that they want this interim government and now really -- -- the Muslim Brotherhood they want to.
Kick the Muslim Brotherhood while it's down yet because they see the Muslim Brotherhood and the radical islamists as a threat to their countries.
And their stability.
And if you're if you're there in the house is sour mood or -- -- -- in the UAE or someplace like that.
Here's a scenario in which -- -- were moderate islamists.
And we just want to be part of a power sharing arrangement and then that opens the door for radicalism coming through on the other side that's not what you're looking for right.
Right and they don't really understand where the US policy has been.
They don't understand this effort to really go.
After the Muslim Brotherhood on an engagement.
To try to get the ambassador on the ground -- -- Muslim Brotherhood folks.
They didn't understand all of that and then the protests happened and there was kind of -- disengagement.
So there's a lot of the questions going on by the way I should point out thank you very much for naming it bear tracks and not the original name which is -- droppings and.
If that's that was never -- It was never.
Now that you mention it it changes for tomorrow.
-- -- -- -- Bear -- sounds like -- you know there's there's urgency there but yet -- -- things if you if you have an off day to piggyback off of us that this WWW.
Can -- thank you -- -- what's on the show tonight that the.
Fourteen that we're gonna have live report about the situation in Egypt that's developing really through the day as -- noting here and then we'll have analysis of policy.
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This note this morning political note I didn't forget about -- I didn't forget about you what we were doing this because we're gonna have.
A little something that we call the buzz cut the buzz cut.
Which it takes you back to some bad memories -- cuts that I had as a younger man.
But how about this let's take a look at today's buzz cut.
First item in the best -- for Obama tries to drop second term jitters.
And that's what we're talking about in the -- as it relates to this the president is back can he shake it off his approval numbers are down almost across the board he's approaching career lows.
-- -- numbers he's coming back you know he's gonna do more of this and that's what's on the agenda as he's gonna go back out on the campaign -- -- go do the same thing.
What we argued today is the definition of insanity is to do the same thing and expecting different result the president has been trending down as he's been trying to.
Downplay the scandals that have plagued his administration and stay on the campaign trail well voters aren't listening that's not going to work.
So president as he comes back if he's looking for that -- you better try a different club that's in his back about Egypt unrest deepens these funding rift.
This is the domestic side of that international story.
What's going on is right now the big gulf once upon a time was between intervention -- And non interventionist peoples that we shouldn't be giving aid -- a -- we should be giving it.
Well the rift.
Now exist about why we shouldn't be giving it because there's growing acceptance that the United States especially if it's -- -- get drowned out by others.
If there's growing acceptance that the US aid to Egypt isn't doing any good.
There's growing agreement that they shouldn't but as to why.
And rainfall and others would say.
It's time not too and we heard from Rand Paul.
On the weekend -- -- FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace and other places.
But certainly it's area of concern.
What about -- -- birthday highlights.
The difficulties in Hillary land we're gonna get to this in the next segment but oh my gosh it's Bill Clinton's birthday and what.
How does -- keep that big dog on the porch for three years.
We will examine more of this question later in the show.
What do you do with Bill Clinton.
Who the public loves and loves the public how do you keep him especially -- scandal.
And stand controversy surrounds.
People like Terry McAuliffe.
And Tony Rodham and others and the president's own Clinton global foundation.
It's getting complicated.
So you want to see that and Republicans -- -- direction.
-- debates a roundup for you.
Of what happened over the weekend as Republicans Chris Christie -- -- Peter king and others in the know we have some insight from Carl Cameron.
-- this question how long to what's going on.
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-- have a -- with us to talk about the big dog the -- What is Bill Clinton gonna do on his birthday can't not what he did last year and the year before.
More moon pies than Lady Gaga.
-- -- And that's.
Apparent lack of sense of irony.
Was from lady -- -- singing bad romance to bill and Hillary Clinton.
It's the -- were celebrating a couple of years ago.
-- -- -- Bill Clinton's birthday.
That was when he turned 65.
This is power play.
Bill Clinton's turning 67 today and rather then the -- rusty star studded events that have previously been homework.
Is birthday celebrations.
No there is not that this year the Bill Clinton library.
Is giving out free moon pies and RC cola is to celebrate.
The -- famous on a Hot Springs.
But no no glamour at this time around.
And block well why is his wife is running for president again.
-- -- all but certain to run for president yet and there's been a lot of scrutiny about the clintons.
Big money jet set lifestyle.
In the near times and other places of late so this is not a good time to be talking about how many things people it's.
Some famous people that -- ago.
-- Jim Pinkerton he is contributing editor and writer yes where the American conservative magazine yes he's also -- computer.
Is also a veteran of bush 41 and -- And -- OK so he's he did he did his time here in this town.
It is now free to comment upon it.
Also famous and also having done his time in this town.
Is Pat Caddell who joins us from New York he is yes also -- Fox News contributor his former pollster.
When James Earl Carter.
And he is you already watched him today one of the house of political insiders.
Hot act hey Chris I don't -- -- are.
I -- I -- some of the show today excellent as always the Internet is cheating itself.
It is not watching and listening to you met him Jim -- cannot hear you so now is -- time to say really bad stuff about.
Help is -- -- -- at best opportunity to really trash him to go for.
And what we get -- he worked out and I want to ask you something.
On the democratic side.
Bill Clinton is in interest staying.
-- -- is risk reward staying in the golf terminology.
In the risk reward universe Bill Clinton poses something.
The world beater because he's tremendously popular.
And is well liked by the voting public but he has a lot of baggage that he brings with him.
So if you are the former First Lady you're eager to have your husband's help running.
Having three years of scrutiny.
On Bill Clinton is not necessarily the -- well -- true.
And you know him and being married to him look Bill Clinton is bigger than life he is like an elephant a China shop though you never know what he's gonna do we're Sunday.
He is he is extraordinarily help -- probably the best political mind of his generation.
All -- our generation really an independent like to ball -- he is.
But but on the other hand he you know he can cause problems as he did for Hillary and in all wait and look these -- there's a lot of stuff coming out right now about.
The foundation I mean to New York Times maybe they did in order to get rid of it so no one mentioned or.
But then Maureen Dowd wrote yesterday a lot of questions they have a lot of -- behind.
Characters of suspects of people don't suspect character maybe a little sleazy around them and a lot of loose money flight.
You know been -- around -- and that is so a problem and that's one of the reasons I think he's some low profile.
And we have the power play.
High tech work on response bodies and fixing gyms -- be right now.
But this so you you mentioned Maureen Dowd column she said this when you win and Democrats.
It's hard for Democrats -- remember sometimes is a block it out but they're.
These days obviously didn't like Hillary Clinton enough.
That they were willing to up and her hopes.
Inge and wearing -- -- writes about how what's going on with the Clinton foundation and other things is a reminder of quote the clintons -- this.
Their sense of what they are owed in material terms for their public service there assumptions that they're entitled to everyone's money.
So Jim Pinkerton Maureen Dowd did not forget how to swing the acts against the house of Clinton.
Tonight at 8 PM and I didn't hear American asset although I'm sure it was also my journalism -- resolute.
Ultimately -- yeah.
How to say this I'm I think there's mortar.
Cleverness here in -- in the Clinton strategy.
They've been running a hundred million dollar a year foundation for ten years of course there's money from.
Just -- -- have any foundation and of course the clintons give their own Arkansas.
I can't think of a better time for negative story and then August news longer.
Right three years before the election.
-- get it out -- an old old news little old news and having it but I can remember in the in the ninety's.
You know playing any Davis and working for the clintons and -- -- would.
We're taking your story -- -- an invite -- -- about it even vaguely a month month earlier a year earlier.
And then go to the press galleries in the Capitol Hill admirals handout mr.
field is what whatever it whatever the motto in front of those guys are talking about investigation lines and -- this -- don't this -- Don't fall for it go mr.
-- don't print it as old news stale and I think.
They say listen there -- -- prison staff that was heard a little bit.
I'm -- new CEO this -- -- government.
-- Maureen Dowd -- -- like me anyway.
Wrote a very big deal mean welcome on mr.
-- -- suckers the real story of sixteen is bringing rubble inspire.
-- event that's always the story we know that that no matter what that sense what sense Robert Taft that and probably well before that that's been the story.
Now I want to ask you pat for the purposes of Iran now what about this simple fatigue factor -- there is there today.
Currency devaluation that -- talk about about a specific scandal when it goes on long when there's enough when somebody's been in the headlines for so long.
You know we heard.
What I what I took today.
Rather stinging -- given that the giver.
When we heard on Meet the Press this weekend we heard a very senior aide to President Obama.
In in the person of Robert Gibbs -- say that he was its board by Hillary Clinton strategy.
And that she was out there so soon making public appearance look.
She may be the overwhelming favorite for the nomination but she has a lot of people who don't like to Clinton's many of -- -- Obama people I think Obama's cut his deal.
So that she will cover for him on because it has been -- said and written.
The but I think that.
There's something about getting old and of course we have a lot more outlets evening news media mainstream media as a -- stuff.
But other people we have too much on the Internet somebody's gonna get a hold of a bone here and keep -- it.
The problem is in this goes to her about deal you know being tired.
Thing is she is surrounded by I was trying to be kind let's call them a lot of sleaze bags.
And a lot of people on the you know a lot of people looking for once again -- he gets their hands on the public trough.
And they're pretty sloppy about.
Well most of all it is the same old politics.
Her biggest problem is in -- country that I believe is.
Beginning to be an -- or even if you can't the people inside the beltway the population there can't hear it.
The anger in this building off all of the stuff going on about.
The political class if she can't get a better message about the future if she is simply going to run -- vote for me I'm a woman.
And by the way let me stir up African American voters over non issues about voting when they're actually -- -- whites in most of -- out.
That's not a prescription.
That -- -- look she's way ahead people wanna beat her but that is it moving the ball forward and making gators oldest experience was.
-- -- I'm experience which really was a disaster in 2000 and they.
Jim -- do not withstanding any Republican.
Cannibalism that takes place in the point six in cycles.
Whomever runs for the Republicans except for arguably Jeb Bush I guess.
Anybody who's in the discussion will be able to credibly run it's more of an outsider.
An American voters love outsiders especially as compared somebody if Hillary Clinton is running as saying I've been in Washington since 1992.
And I know our -- like outsiders -- they don't like Kooks.
There is fast and so that -- that the Republicans have to walk that line.
But I think I read everything that's said and it and that.
If she's she's vulnerable even inside the democratic primary but I was thinking to myself OK so Hillary lost and no way.
To the keynote speaker of the democratic conventional for Accenture freak her out at the time.
That was a guy named Barack Obama who -- -- hit a home run in this region sort of things are -- -- Rode the momentum all the way to the nomination of beating Hillary -- -- so Rebecca looked.
-- apparent nominee in 2012 with a guy ridiculous you did well I was -- the -- from Texas just a year you begin immediate program coming to the brother explained heavily Castro.
-- -- taken -- no offense to him he didn't.
Now cause a ripple -- -- -- was -- him with his.
Give you another name they even know I think he's got scandal problems that no one wants to deal with because of the money he was fun.
I mean talk about money.
Going to people like McDonald the millions of dollars a -- or her record book is gonna get elected a few weeks as a senator he's going to be the new bright hope.
And by the way I guarantee you people will be saying we need to see you know he's gonna get pushed.
And he is at this point you know the shiny luminaries new star.
That they're gonna have to itself there there are people you can -- but the thing is the right -- it's a question of what she's gonna do I'm just saying she's treading water.
Okay that we have to go GM vehicle I I I I agree that having workers are trying to have it look -- had known all all.
-- really have to go back.
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