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DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKER VOWING TO FIGHT TRUMP ADMINISTRATION 'EVERY INCH OF THE WAY'
Gina Loudon: What have we heard for the last eight years if not the word, gridlock, from the Democrats? And now she is threatening this? Let’s remember that Maxine Waters is the same person that said that flag waiving was outrageous behavior and that said that riots were understandable and acceptable, so, you know, she's out there to be making sort of consistently outrageous statements. It really shouldn't surprise us.
Amy Holmes: The good news for Mr. Trump, president-elect, is that he doesn't have to work with Maxine Waters. She represents a very liberal district in southern California and has always been a Democratic partisan. With Republicans in charge in the House and the Senate, Trump has a lot of other people he’ll be sitting down with breaking bread and passing legislation.
Christy Setzer: I think what her district would appreciate is a good, fought opposition. And we did see a very detailed road map for how to do that from Mitch McConnell for the last eight years. Look, they fought Obama every single step of the way. Whether it was, you know, on a Supreme Court justice, whether it was on voting against Obamacare 60 something times. Not because they thought that he would veto his own signature legislation, but just to show, hey, in case you forgot, we're still against it. I think that's a pretty good road map with what Democrats should do.
Rachel Campos-Duffy: If you kept that tape going you would have also seen that she said that the Democrats spent the last eight years bending over backwards to work with Republicans, which is laughable. I mean, they didn't have any input from republicans on Obamacare, on Dodd-Frank. She also said in that interview that the reason why she doesn't want to work with Donald Trump is that he's so dishonest and can't be trusted. And, of course, this is coming from people who told us that Obamacare was, you know, you could keep your doctor, the whole thing was based off lies.
ADMINISTRATION RUSHING IN SYRIAN REFUGEES BEFORE PRES OBAMA LEAVES OFFICE
Rachel Campos-Duffy: The first priority of the president of the United States should be the protection and security of the American people. The American people don't trust that that literally is the number one priority of this president. You can look at a state like Wisconsin, governors like Scott Walker are asking for more control over the refugees coming into the states because they don't trust that the federal government is properly vetting them.
Amy Holmes: Bringing Syrian refugees into this country at this moment I believe is the height of irresponsibility. We have the FBI director James Comey also a national intelligence director James Clapper, both testifying that we have no ability to properly vet Syrian refugees. There's a very simple reason why, we don't have intelligence on the ground to tell us exactly who they are.
Christy Setzer: If you look at the number of Syrian refugees we're talking about 2,000 over the last five years. President Obama said we could accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in 2016. Which by the way, is a far smaller number than Canada who accepted 25,000. Justin Trudeau welcomed these refugees with open arms, was cheered and applauded by his country for doing so. The question is do we think that Canada doesn't know something that we do?
Gina Loudon: Well, I don't think that we have a good system in place and that's something that President-elect Trump discussed on the campaign trail. I think part of the reason why Obama's refugee agenda was rejected in November. And so to continue this and to lessen the vetting process is a really scary prospect especially when you consider that number one ISIS has said they will and have infiltrated the refugees coming across the border and when we look at what has happened in Europe.
REPORT: ACTOR NICOLAS CAGE HESITANT TO PLAY ROLE OF PRESIDENT REAGAN IN POSITIVE LIGHT
Amy Holmes: If Nicholas Cage is playing Ronald Reagan, I hope he is doing it with a skull and a flaming whip. I liked that move, the “Ghost Rider.”
Christy Setzer: I don't have a ton of faith in the cinematic choice of Nicolas Cage. Although, I did like “Face-Off” back in the day. Look, if he wants to turn it down, he can turn it down for any reason he wants, especially if he thinks it might not be historically accurate.
Gina Loudon: People will come up to me, and they say, I know it's unpopular, but I think president-elect
Trump has good ideas. It's funny how President-elect Trump has changed the mood of things. Certainly in Washington, D.C., but I’m telling you, there is shifting going on inside of Hollywood. It will be interesting to watch as he progresses through his presidency over the next four years.
Rachel Campos-Duffy: Nicolas cage is not nearly good looking enough to play Hollywood heart throb Ronald Reagan. Also, I’m sure he wouldn't have a problem playing Fidel Castro, or Hugo Chavez, People who have brought misery and death to people versus somebody who freed the free world of communism and will go down in history as one of the great presidents ever. Shame on you, Hollywood.