Fox Host Questions Obama's National Security Priorities After Emotional Speech On Gun Violence
Anna Kooiman: "I Understand Where The Tears Come From ... But It Certainly Does Say Something About The President's Priorities"
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From the January 6 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:
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BRIAN KILMEADE (HOST): Everyone is against crazies getting guns and shooting people. The opposition isn't for that. I think that has to be made clear. Even though I believe the emotion is real, especially when you show up at all these events and you're the president of the United States.
ANNA KOOIMAN (HOST): The same time trying to remove 17 more bad guys from Guantanamo Bay. Is that trying to make good on campaign promises and being worried about your legacy or is that morphing and changing with the hand of cards that you're dealt over the last seven years?
STEVE DOOCY (HOST): Well, we do know for sure yesterday Smith & Wesson stock went through the roof because people now are afraid that the government is coming after your guns. They're not at this point. However, a former speech writer for President Bush wanted to know where exactly was that kind of emotion, wiping away the tears, when he talked about terrorism in the past?
KOOIMAN: I understand where the tears come from. I went and covered the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut and San Bernardino, and it is awful. But it certainly does say something about the president's priorities, the numbers that you brought up is something The Washington Examiner has out today too. Bringing up that Obama's new gun control team dwarfs his Pentagon ISIS team about 430 to about 50, with the 230 new FBI agents for the background checks and 200 more ATF to enforce gun laws. While Iraq, on the other hand, 50 to 200 special operators trying to take down ISIS.