Sean was joined by former Senator Fred Thompson to get his thoughts on the upcoming GOP elections. “Things are getting crazy in this race,” began Sean, “Why did you endorse Newt?” “I can’t say it strongly enough,” Thompson bluntly responded,” This President has almost assured, with his policies, that we won’t be coming out of this recession anytime soon.” “It’s going to take someone who can communicate with the American people,” continued Thompson, “If everything was fine and we just needed a guy who can count the beans, that’s one thing, but we don’t have that and that’s why I endorsed Newt.” “What do you think will happen in Florida,” pressed Hannity, “Some polls have Romney ahead and others have Gingrich in the lead.” “Newt’s on the rise,” quickly answered Thompson, “Mitt Romney is not.” “I have nev er been this concerned that things may get a lot worse than better,” offered Hannity. To watch Sean and Fred, click here.
Juan Williams and Stuart Varney: The State of the Union
Last night President Obama presented his State of the Union address and Sean brought in Juan Williams and Stuart Varney to break it down. “Here we are three years into the Obama Administration and he said that this would be a one term proposition if he didn’t turn things around,” began Hannity, “What have we gotten for the five billion dollars in debt?” “The reality is that he saved us from a depression,” fought back Williams, “This economy has been producing jobs for the last two years.” “We are gaining a few jobs,” conceded Varney, “However, there were 142 million jobs the day that Obama took office and now we’re at 140 million jobs.” “Most of those jobs were lost before President Obama’s policies were put into place,” countered Williams. To hear this entire debate, click here.
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum
Former Congressman and Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum stopped by to give his view of the campaign in Florida just days after he endorsed Newt Gingrich. “So, what do you think of these polls,” began Sean, “Newt was ahead but things seemed to have tightened.” “I think things will be tight throughout the race,” offered McCollum, “I believe we have a terrific ground operation and a very effective team and I’m excited about how this will go, even though we’re being outspent at the moment.” “I’ve never seen anything like this,” noted Hannity, “This has been a topsy-turvy, day in-day out whirlwind.” While it’s not clear who’s leading the polls, Florida will remain a battleground state until the end.
Fred Dalton Thompson (born Freddie Dalton Thompson on August 19, 1942), is an American politician, actor, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, and radio host. He served as a Republican U.S. Senator from Tennessee from 1994 through 2003. Thompson served as chairman of the International Security Advisory Board at the United States Department of State, was a member of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and is a Visiting Fellow with the American Enterprise Institute, specializing in national security and intelligence. As an actor, Thompson has appeared in a large number of movies and television shows. He has frequently portrayed governmental figures. In the final months of his U.S. Senate term in 2002, Thompson joined the cast of the long-running NBC television series Law & Order, playing Manhattan District Attorney Arthur Branch. In May 2007 he took a break from acting in order to run for the 2008 Republican... More >
Williams regularly appears on major radio and television programs, notably National Public Radio and the Fox News Channel. He also writes for leading newspapers including The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, and has been published in magazines including The Atlantic Monthly and Time.
Stuart Varney is a conservative British-American economic journalist, currently working for the Fox News Channel and the Fox Business Network in the United States. Varney joined Fox News in January 2004 as a business contributor on many shows, such as Your World with Neil Cavuto. Varney will also occasionally serve as guest host for Your World and the shows on the Cost of Freedom business block.