Fox host: "Let's dismiss this idea that declaring a national emergency is a big deal. We do it all the time"

Fox host: "Let's dismiss this idea that declaring a national emergency is a big deal. We do it all the time"

Greg Gutfeld: "Calling it a national emergency is a bit overstating it"

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From the February 14 edition of Fox News' The Five:

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GREG GUTFELD (CO-HOST): Let's dismiss this idea that declaring a national emergency is a big deal. We do it all the time. In fact, it's -- calling it a national emergency is a bit overstating it, and it -- I think we have a bunch of them currently going on right now. So, it's not -- yeah, like, 30.

It's not a big deal. The craziest item, the poison pill that is truly poisonous in this, and this is why he shouldn't sign it, is you -- according to the fine print, you can't remove any potential sponsor or member of a household who might be a potential sponsor, meaning that's amnesty for anybody who might be a cartel smuggler.

JESSE WATTERS (CO-HOST): Anybody who brings a minor and sponsors them, you can't deport them.

GUTFELD: Yes, if that kid -- If there's a kid right there, he can just grab the -- he turns every unaccompanied minor into a very expensive shield. You know what -- but, if -- this is why you should hate government with every fiber of your being.

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