KILMEADE KONDENSED: 04/09/14
Col Allen West takes on Jeb Bush calling illegal immigration an "act of love": West: "How can you say someone who broke the law and it's not a felony and is an act of love." West wasn't done in his criticism Jeb Bush and others who do not consider illegal immigration a crime. West said we cannot have people who want to be leaders in our country who are going to disregard and dismiss the American people in order to appease a certain demographic for political gain. PLUS: West on Europe dealing with Russian influence with natural gas supplies-"if Europe wants to wean themselves off dependence from Russia they need to natural gas from Russia they need to look at who else will be a provider" West on the White House pushing for equal pay for women in the workplace: Alan West says the Obama administration operates in a "do as I say, not as I do" mode by paying women working for the white house less than men.
Fresh off his confrontation with Attorney General Eric Holder yesterday at the House Hearing on Oversight of the DOJ, Congressman Louie Gohmert joined Brian to discuss the heated exchange between himself and AG Eric Holder where Gohmert said to Eric Holder "I realize that contempt is not a big deal to our attorney general, but it is important that we have proper oversight." To which Holder shot back "You don't want to go there, buddy! You don't want to go there, okay?" Gohmert said was touched by Holder calling him buddy. "I was deeply touched emotionally that the attorney general of the United States would call me his buddy. That just warms my heart" Brian also asked Gohmert his reaction to Eric Holder's "asparagus" jab. Gohmert said "he finds it amusing...that was said a year ago and apparently that has been boiling under his surface for over a year" PLUS: Brian and Congressman Gohmert spoke about the IRS investigation into Tea Party groups. Gohmert said "There should be people prosecuted in the IRS...there is potential there for prison sentences and it does need to be followed up with a grand jury after a special prosecutor is appointed... I know our speaker doesn't want to go to a special prosecutor..."
Mike Emanuel, chief congressional correspondent for FOX News Channel called in from Washington to give the latest on Lois Lerner and the IRS scandal targeting tea party groups.
Actress Stacey Dash stopped by the studio to chat with Brian. When asked what it is like to be around Fox, Dash said "I love it. I love the energy here and it is nice to be surrounded by people who all think alike" Stacey said being on Kilmeade & Friends is the highlight of her day because "I get to get an autographed copy of your book" Turning to a more serious matter Brian asked Stacey about the backlash after she endorsed Mitt Romney for president in 2012. Stacey did not know it would be a big deal to endorse Romney. "the next day I woke up and my whole life had changed." Stacey added she received death threats but also a lot of support.
Martha MacCallum was in studio to give Brian and the listeners the latest on the mass stabbing at a school in Pennsylvania. Talk then turned to the White House pushing "equal pay" for women. Martha believes this is a way for Obama to take the focus off of Obamacare.