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Fox analyst predicts Clinton win — and the look on Bill O’Reilly’s face is priceless

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Fox News host Bill O’Reilly made one last attempt to buoy Donald Trump’s election hopes on Tuesday night, but he quickly learned that the Republican nominee had a tough road ahead.

As votes were being counted on election night, O’Reilly joined Fox News in a live shot from what appeared to be his private residence.

“Trump’s competing pretty well across the board,” the longtime host opined. “But the army of people that his campaign expected to come out that were disassociated with polling and things like that, that hasn’t materialized. But you know, the Florida thing, he’s got a chance to win Florida because of the Panhandle vote.”

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“It’s a slug out right now,” O’Reilly added. “And Trump needs it all to go in his favor.”

However, conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer offered a slightly less rosy outlook for the GOP nominee, pointing out that Hillary Clinton’s favorable ratings had unexpectedly beat out Trump in exit polls.

Additionally, Krauthammer noted that Hispanic voters had turned out “in very high numbers” for the Democrat.

“You’re not seeing any kind of sweep in Florida,” O’Reilly countered. “It’s very possible Trump could win Florida.”

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Krauthammer agreed that the Florida outcome was still up in the air, “but she’s slightly ahead.”

“I don’t think Trump is under-performing,” O’Reilly interrupted. “Would you cede me that?”

“Under-performing in this election is not reaching 270 [electoral votes],” Krauthammer stated. “That’s the only under-performance that matters.”

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After O’Reilly called the Florida race a “dead heat,” Krauthammer informed the Fox News host that Clinton had pulled ahead by 2 percent.

“That is not a dead heat,” Krauthammer insisted. “That is a substantial advantage.”

“Okay, I do not have that latest information,” O’Reilly admitted.

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“Well, it helps to have it,” Krauthammer deadpanned.

“If that’s the case,” O’Reilly stuttered, “then the better odds are that she’ll win.”

And when O’Reilly pressed him for a prediction, Krauthammer agreed that Clinton would likely win: “If you force me, I’ll take it.”

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Watch the video below from Fox News, broadcast Nov. 8, 2016.


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Modi tells Xi summit will launch ‘new era’ for India and China

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that his summit with Chinese leader Xi Xinping would launch a "new era" between the neighbours who are seeking to overcome troublesome differences.

Modi and Xi strolled along a pristine Bay of Bengal beach and held one-on-one talks overlooking the ocean before their delegations sat down to official negotiations at the historic resort town of Mahbalipuram, south of Chennai.

The two leaders are meeting for the second time in a year in a bid to ease tensions over border disputes, the troubled Kashmir region and China's domination of trade between their huge economies.

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Trump calls for impeachment of Mitt Romney for criticizing him in rambling tweet

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Hours after Donald Trump attacked Sen. Mitt Romney for being critical of his call for the Chinese to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden, the president was back for another round, calling for the Utah Republiocan to be impeached.

Claiming without evidence that voters in Utah are turning on their senator, Trump claimed, "I’m hearing that the Great People of Utah are considering their vote for their Pompous Senator, Mitt Romney, to be a big mistake. I agree! He is a fool who is playing right into the hands of the Do Nothing Democrats!" followed by:  #IMPEACHMITTROMNEY

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Trump claimed ‘inequality is down’ — one day later federal data showed the exact opposite is true

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"The separation between rich and poor from 2017 and 2018 was greater than it has ever been."

Federal data released Thursday showed U.S. income inequality in 2018 reached the highest level since the Census Bureau began measuring it five decades ago, a finding that comes less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump said "inequality is down."

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