Fox host: “Keep” the government “shut down as long as you need it to get the wall built”

Pete Hegseth: “Now is the time to stay dug-in”

From the January 17 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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PETE HEGSETH (FOX & FRIENDS WEEKEND CO-HOST): Where it has been used it has worked. I thought about this in my own personal experience. Every time we went, Iraq, Afghanistan, you set up a location, the first thing do you is put in place physical barriers, a wall, concertina wire, whatever you have to secure your location. If you believe your country is worthy of that same security, it's the first thing you should do, not the last one, which is why I think the president is on the most important point on this issue and should stick with it. And the hypocrisy, of course, is glaring. You got Nancy Pelosi and all the leaders who live behind walls telling other people they don't deserve them as well. It is a -- it's a double standard that has existed for too long, we've tolerated for too long, and now is the time to stay dug-in. Listen, I'm of the belief, keep it shut down as long as you need it to get the wall built.


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