STUART VARNEY (FOX BUSINESS HOST): Today is Cyber Monday. This is the day when we're all supposed to go and shop online. And I think we will, aided by this terrible weather that we've got. We are going to be up to about $9.4, $9.5 billion worth of online sales just today, Cyber Monday. Terrific start to a booming holiday season.
VARNEY: What you've got is a terrific holiday shopping season. The best in many, many years. And that reflects--
AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): Is it because the economy is doing well and people have more money or because fewer days before Christmas, so a lot of people are--
VARNEY: It's a booming economy and something called the wealth effect. The stock market has gone straight up. A lot of people see their pension money growing very nicely, and thinking, well, maybe I can afford to spend more this holiday season. The wealth effect. That's what's happening.
STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): But it's a good news/bad news thing. So, people are spending more money, but at the same time, they're doing so much online, you know, the person down the street, the brick and mortar store, you know, not as many people went in on Thursday and Friday. Which means they're buying online.
VARNEY: I just want to point out the contrast here. You've got a booming Trump economy, terrific holiday sales. And what have we got in Washington, D.C.? These boring hearings about impeachment, increasingly irrelevant, and ignored by people who are getting on with their lives and investing and buying.
DOOCY: Because it's political.
VARNEY: I mean, don't you find this ridiculous? I mean, don't you?