Fox host repeats Trump's lie that disease-ridden terrorists are coming over the border

The Department of Homeland Security has previously found no evidence to support these claims

From the December 11 edition of Fox News' The Five:

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JUAN WILLIAMS (CO-HOST): [Trump] undoes his talking points, Jesse. And when he talks about --

JESSE WATTERS (CO-HOST): I don't see that.

WILLIAMS: “Oh well you know, people with disease are coming through, terrorists are coming through,” all of it proven wrong and yet he's sitting there spouting it.

GREG GUTFELD (CO-HOST): Was it proven wrong?

WATTERS: The Department of Homeland Security has verified those things so Juan, I don't know what you're talking about.

WILLIAMS: No they did not. State Department and Homeland Security say no evidence that any terrorists have come across that southern border and the drugs that you often cite --

WATTERS: There are terrorist related people that have crossed the southern border.

WILLIAMS: Never, zero.

WATTERS: And Tijuana has said there are diseases down there with the caravan.

WILLIAMS: That's ridiculous. You are just spread --

WATTERS: I'm not demonizing them Juan, that's just a fact.

WILLIAMS: I'll tell you what, we're not spreading disease we're spreading falsehoods.


Most drugs come through legal ports of entry.

WATTERS: Well you would know Juan, because you should like you're high right now.


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