Fox News contributor: "The Democrats scare me. ... I mean, in like a Bill of Rights-shredding kind of way. They genuinely scare me."
Dan Bongino: "The Republicans may not be answer to all of your problems, but the Democrats are most certainly right now the cause of them. This is a dangerous political party."
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From the May 13 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:
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AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): The president says they are obsessed with investigating anyone who is connected with him. How is that going to work in 2020? How is that going to effect the election?
DAN BONGINO (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): Yeah, I'm not exactly sure how the Democrats' 2020 campaign slogan is going to read. You know, open borders and the police state. Vote Democrat. I mean, they fully embrace police state tactics now. The fact that they can't take the loss on that they got busted spying on the opposition political campaign is bizarre. It gives me no joy in saying this at all, but the Democrats scare me. I mean that. I don't mean in like a Michael Myers, Halloween kind of way. I mean, in like a Bill of Rights-shredding kind of way. They genuinely scare me. I'm not making this up. And the media that's supposed to be the traffic cop in all of this, exposing spying scandals, calling out the Democrats, has completely forfeited their job. I'll tell you, if they win in 2020 I don't know where we're going to go. They're going to start spying again? I mean, what happens?
STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Well Dan, you're talking about their job. Ultimately, it's up to the people in their districts who vote them into office. If in 2020 they review what their congressman or congresswomen have done or Senators or whomever and they say you know what? I'm glad they did the investigations or I'm not glad, it's up to the people ultimately. And that's -- the Democrats are making it much easier because right now -- because there has not been a lot of cooperation between Congress and the White House, not a lot has gotten done. So what are they going able to say at the end of the election?
BONGINO: You know, Pete -- excuse me, Steve, what scares me about this entire thing here is the message doesn't seem to be resonating with the American public because the media is not doing their job about what happened. Do you understand that the media got this story entirely wrong. They got the story backwards. The story was that collusion with the Russians was real and spying on the Trump campaign was a hoax amongst right-wing conspiracy theorists, right? The story is entirely backwards and I'm not sure, and I mean this -- the American people are very busy. I'm glad we have our viewers here and they watch the show, but they have to take their kids to soccer, they have to go to work. They don't have time to write books about this stuff like I do. This is what I do for a living now. Do you understand your government spied on a political campaign here, under the under the Obama administration? I'm not here to tell you who to vote for, America. You do your own thing, OK? I'm just telling you this: The Republicans may not be answer to all of your problems, but the Democrats are most certainly right now the cause of them. This is a dangerous political party.
BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Dan, real quick. What do you say to critics who say, "If you really want to move on, then forget about this Horowitz stuff, forget about how this whole thing started. Really move on." What do you say to critics who say that?
BONGINO: I say hell no we're not going to move on. Does the Bill of Rights matter to you? Brian, the president of the United States' campaign was spied on by multiple spies and you want to move on like we are talking about, what, watching a Hallmark movie on Friday night and cutting it halfway through? No, don't move on. People need to be held accountable for this. Absolutely accountable.