Things got heated on Fox News Channel’s “The Five” during the Thursday broadcast, as one of the co-hosts is sick and tired of Republican politicians promising to take big action on fighting the Democrats and then end up only writing letters and holding hearings. That host was Jesse Watters, who sounded off on how the GOP is yet to actually do anything to hold the leftist bureaucrats accountable, complaining that the GOP just holds endless hearings without ever affecting substantive results.
His comments came when the panel of co-hosts on “The Five” was discussing the first hearing on the House Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government, and Watters started discussing how Sen. Chuck Grassley said that he received FBI “whistleblower disclosures” that claimed to have “voluminous evidence with the respect to potentially criminal conduct” by both President Joe Biden’s son Hunter and brother James. Sen. Grassley also claimed that Joe Biden not only knew what business activities his son was involved in, but was actually involved in some of them himself.
Exploding when discussing that, Watters said “And no one’s even talking about it! You wanna know why? Because everybody already knows that! Everybody already knows all of this stuff! So, what is the endgame here?” Continuing, he then added “We get screwed, then we have a hearing. Nothing happens. We get screwed again. We have a hearing. Nothing happens.”
Continuing, Watters then discussed FBI Director Christopher Wray and how Trump will likely have a hard time getting rid of that Swamp Monster if he’s re-elected in 2024, saying “Trump gets elected. What’s he gonna, go in there and fire Chris Wray? Last time anybody did that, he got impeached for it, and he got a special counsel down his throat.” For reference, the impeachments of Trump were not about Comey, though Comey’s firing did loom large in the media’s reporting on how Trump was supposedly a danger to “our democracy.”
In any case, Watters continued with his rant, saying “So, we have an FBI dictatorship here. You either fire him and die or you can’t touch him and you still die. I’m sick of these hearings. Make me feel better, guys. Tell me this is going somewhere. Can I throw someone in prison? Can someone go to jail, Can someone get fined?”
Then, co-host Jeanine Pirro interjected and agreed with Wattes, saying that she does not think that there is “an objective Department of Justice.” Agreeing with her on that point, Watters said “We don’t have it! They’re under investigation, we don’t have an objective anything anymore!”
It was then that one of the token liberals on the program, Jessica Tarlov, jumped in, saying “Just very quickly. You guys got the Durham investigation, which was supposed to blow the lid off –and it ended up with nothing because there is nothing.”
Furious, Watters snapped back “Stop! You guys admitted you planted the [Steele] dossier!” Tarlov didn’t agree, saying “What?!” Pushing his point, Watters said “You admitted you framed him as a traitor and you want to investigate our investigation? We’re investigating the investigators!”
Tarlov then tried to dismiss Watters, saying “We don’t live in the same world. It’s just crazy.” The two then kept bickering as Gutfeld watched and laughed before the segment ended and cut to a break.
Watch the back and forth here:
By: Will Tanner. Follow me on Twitter @Will_Tanner_1
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