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The Five New Year’s Every Special; 2019 Predictions; 2019 Resolutions. - Part 1

January 1, 2019

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DANA PERINO, HOST, THE FIVE: Hello, everyone. I’m Dana Perino along with Kennedy, Juan Williams, Pete Hegseth and Greg Gutfeld. It’s five o’clock in New York City and this is “The Five.”

We’re just a few hours from the ball dropping 2018 was a big year for The Five, 2019 even bigger. We have lots of fun in store this hour including our predictions and resolutions for the new year, but first let’s kick it off with some of your fan and mail questions which is so fun and makes Greg in a good mood which always makes us all in a good mood too.

Okay, number one Facebook question from Joe F. Greg, we’ll start with you. “What is the best thing that happened to you in 2018?”

GREG GUTFELD, HOST, THE FIVE: Oh, geez.

PERINO: The best thing.

GUTFELD: Oh, goodness gracious. I can’t - well, I’ll say I bought a house. That was good.

PERINO: Yes, that’s great in the woods.

GUTFELD: In the woods. I’ve decided it was time to get out of New York. I’m slowly extricating myself from this mortal living hell called Manhattan. It’s one step at a time. I’m moving one piece of furniture at a time upstate.

PERINO: It’s going to take a while.

GUTFELD: It’s going to take a while, but I’m leaving.

PERINO: Do you need any help?

GUTFELD: Yes, I do but what are you going to carry?

PERINO: I could carry something.

GUTFELD: You guys would be terrible at moving.

PERINO: Why?

GUTFELD: You just show up and show everybody dog pictures. Nothing would get done.

PERINO: She’d probably delegate.

GUTFELD: Pete will just raid the fridge for beer.

PETE HEGSETH, HOST, THE FIVE: Yes, correct. That’s my payment.

KENNEDY, HOST, THE FIVE: But he’s got really strong legs and hips from ...

GUTFELD: Yes, I’ve seen them.

KENNEDY: ... the service.

GUTFELD: I saw the movies he made.

HEGSETH: Thank you.

PERINO: Yes.

HEGSETH: Thank you.

PERINO: And speaking of Pete, what was the best thing happened to you in 2018?

HEGSETH: I hate to say it, but it’s much the same. I bought a house in 2018 also further, slightly away from the city. Actually my favorite part of 2018 I think was watching my boys go to basketball camp this summer.

PERINO: Oh, that’s fun.

HEGSETH: It’s fun when they get to the age where they’re actually enjoying it. They want to be a part of it. They’re kind of good at it.

GUTFELD: You just wanted them out of the house.

HEGSETH: That too.

GUTFELD: Yes.

HEGSETH: I was out of the house too.

PERINO: Win-win.

HEGSETH: I just sat in the gym in the corner with my phone with the news and watch basketball.

PERINO: And when they said, “Dad, watch.” And you’d be like, “Yup, got it.”

HEGSETH: Yup, nice shot kid.

PERINO: And then - yes, and then check right back in the corner.

JUAN WILLIAMS, CO-HOST, THE FIVE: Hey, wait a second. Wasn’t your dad a basketball coach?

HEGSETH: He was. My dad was a basketball coach.

WILLIAMS: So it’s like generations.

HEGSETH: It is. It kind of a generational thing.

GUTFELD: Do you play basketball?

HEGSETH: I did.

PERINO: At Princeton.

KENNEDY: I did too.

GUTFELD: At Princeton? I played at Princeton.

HEGSETH: I sat on the bench.

GUTFELD: Does Princeton have a basketball team?

HEGSETH: It has a ...

WILLIAMS: Oh, stop.

HEGSETH: ... division one basketball team.

GUTFELD: I don’t follow sports.

HEDSETH: It does.

PERINO: Kennedy, what was the best thing happened to you in 2018?

GUTFELD: My charity work prevents me.

KENNEDY: That is such a great - well, I bought 15 houses and four Bentleys which is great. And I gave them all away because I’ve got so much stuff I don’t even need.

PERINO: Good for you.

HEGSETH: So you get a house.

KENNEDY: Absolutely. Probably the most relieving thing was finishing - helping my daughter finished her applications to high school.

PERINO: High school --

KENNEDY: Which was so nerve-racking.

PERINO: Yes.

KENNEDY: But I was so proud of her, because she took the lead on so much of it and really figured out the kind of schools that she wanted to go to. So as a parent when you step back and you see your kids doing something independently for themselves, it throws your heart.

PERINO: So yours and Pete’s are kind of the same.

HEGSETH: We’re similar.

PERINO: Juan, what about you, best thing of 2018?

WILLIAMS: Wow. So it was a good year, and I had a book come out, and I had success.

PERINO: So that’s good.

WILLIAMS: So that’s always good and, I mean, it’s kind of a difficult year in some ways.

PERINO: Yes.

WILLIAMS: But I think that when you look back at a year, it’s all kind of an artificial construct I always think 12 months. But nonetheless, I just think eight was great.

PERINO: Yes, it was good. It was pretty good. I would say - so Pete and I had our 20th anniversary in 2018.

KENNEDY: Oh, happy anniversary.

PERINO: And went to Spain for a week and it was great. I loved it. I loved being in Spain.

GUTFELD: Did you?

PERINO: I can’t wait to go back.

GUTFELD: What was your favorite part of Spain?

PERINO: Perhaps for a year.

KENNEDY: What was your favorite thing you ate while you were there.

PERINO: Oh, jamon.

KENNEDY: Yes.

PERINO: I love the jamon.

HEGSETH: Do you know they have beer at McDonald’s in Spain?

PERINO: No, I didn’t know that. I didn’t go into a McDonald’s --

HEGSETH: Because I found when I went for the first time. It blew my mind.

WILLIAMS: By the way, I --

KENNEDY: That’s so weird. I would think that you just speak to and around McDonald’s like --

GUTFELD: Yes. You’re going in McDonald’s looking for beer, that’s what Dana does in Spain.

HEGSETH: That’s what I do.

(Crosstalk)

WILLIAMS: And so when my wife sees this, she’s going to say, “Dana said it was her anniversary. What about you, Dr. Ed?”

PERINO: Well, no, it was only because it was the 20th.

WILLIAMS: Yes, but that was our - this year was our 40th.

KENNEDY: Oh, my.

PERINO: Yes.

(CROSSTALK)

GUTFELD: You got to go to Spain twice next year.

WILLIAMS: Twice, right.

(CROSSTALK)

WILLIAMS: As if she’ll go with ...

PERINO: Okay, the next question.

WILLIAMS: ... anywhere with me at this point.

PERINO: The next question we’ll start with Kennedy is if you wake up on New Year’s morning, tomorrow ...

KENNEDY: Well, I’ll be surprised.

PERINO: ... and 2018 started over again ...

KENNEDY: Yes.

PERINO: ... what would be one thing you would prevent from happening?

KENNEDY: Oh, that’s a fine question. What would I - I’m so bad at this, what would you prevent from happening.

PERINO: There’s so much - I mean, it’s hard because there was a lot of things that happened. I’ll go first, I’d say the wildfires in California, it comes to mind.

KENNEDY: Oh, that’s great. Yes. So I’m so glad you brought that up, because I’m going to piggyback on to that.

PERINO: Okay.

KENNEDY: That’s unfair and very uncreative.

PERINO: No, this is a team effort.

KENNEDY: So the companies, the utility companies in California, and in many parts of the country are cartels. And you have absolutely no choice and there is no incentive for them to have maintenance and innovation.

GUTFELD: I don’t think we should be putting blame on people for wildfires, that’s just me.

KENNEDY: They always figure out where they start though. They always figure out where they start.

GUTFELD: I don’t think they figure this one out yet.

KENNEDY: Fire investigators --

GUTFELD: I don’t think they figure this one out yet. I think we should wait and see.

PERINO: Okay. Well anyway but that would - but the fire itself would - like whoever, whatever and however it started, I would have tried to prevent that. You?

GUTFELD: Yes. This is just a terrible question, that’s for me because there’s some - like that’s like choosing who lives.

PERINO: Okay. Well then we’ll just move on. We’ll move on now. Okay, the Facebook question from Tyler O ...

GUTFELD: Terrible question.

PERINO: ... do you go all out on New Year’s Eve with a big party or lay low at midnight? We know - what about you, Pete, you’re not staying home.

HEGSETH: Well, normally I’m at bed by 10:00 PM on New Year’s Eve, but not this year.

KENNEDY: With a handful of Geritol and wash it down with Milk of Magnesia. This year, Grandpa?

HEGSETH: This year, what are you doing on New Year’s Eve?

KENNEDY: I’m partying with you. So Pete and I, we are celebrating the All-American New Year together. There are people already amassing all over Times Square, a million people are going to be concentrated in just a couple of blocks. And like Neptune and Athena, we will be - well, Poseidon and Athena.

HEGSETH: Can I be Poseidon?

KENNEDY: We will be, yes, you can be Poseidon. You can have the trident.

HEGSETH: Okay, good.

KENNEDY: And I’ll have athleticism I guess and we will be lording over the hordes of people who are here to see and --

WILLIAMS: So you are right in Times Square.

KENNEDY: In Time Square, yes.

WILLIAMS: That’s wild.

KENNEDY: I’m shocked that they’re letting us that close.

HEGSETH: Yes, they did a lot of background checks to allow us through. She put us through a boot camp too. A New Year’s Eve hosting boot camp.

GUTFELD: I know you guys used part of my staff on it which ...

HEGSETH: Correct.

GUTFELD: ... was very hard on my show.

HEGSETH: I’m sorry.

GUTFELD: Just so you know.

PERINO: Everything is about Greg. Do you stay up or go to bed?

GUTFELD: What was the question?

PERINO: What do you do on New Year’s, do you go to party or do you go to bed?

GUTFELD: Okay. No, I don’t party, but it doesn’t mean I don’t go to bed. I think it’s stupid to celebrate New Year’s Eve much how you feel that a year is in --

KENNEDY: Why you should watch it on TV?

GUTFELD: Yes.

KENNEDY: Absolutely right. Okay.

GUTFELD: Artificial construct for me which is a problem because my wife loves New Year’s Eve and I hate New Year’s Eve. So we always try to figure out a combination that like works, but it never does. I end up - we end up going somewhere and I end up leaving like at 11:30 and then she stays out till 3:00.

KENNEDY: You should do what my grandmother did.

GUTFELD: What?

KENNEDY: Which is Drudge watch Fox News.

GUTFELD: Oh, that’s good.

PERINO: There you go. Juan, what about you? Do you stay up and see the New Year in?

WILLIAMS: Well, so it’s an interesting thing because I guess now about 12 years ago my daughter got married on New Year’s Eve.

PERINO: All right.

WILLIAMS: And it was at night in this church it was - I was so opposed, I got to tell you. So I was a grumpy old dad and I said, “That’s ridiculous. Why are you getting married at night and on New Year’s Eve?” It turned out to be the biggest party, just great. So every New Year’s Eve now we have to celebrate their marriage, right? And so we have a little party for them and we ...

PERINO: That’s fun.

WILLIAMS: ... typically, I’m in Jamaica and I would have liked a little Calypso band type thing.

(CROSSTALK)

KENNEDY: Is that a euphemism?

WILLIAMS: A little Bob Marley. What?

KENNEDY: Is that a euphemism, Calypso band? I know what they do in Jamaica.

WILLIAMS: I’ll give you enough time for one more. Facebook question from Kimberly W. Pete, let’s start with you. You can only eat one thing every day for a year, what would you choose?

HEGSETH: It would be a Del Frisco’s cheeseburger every day. Right across the street, there’s a great restaurant here.

PERINO: It’s pretty good.

HEGSETH: It’s a steak house, but my rule of life is when you go to a great steak house, get a cheeseburger.

PERINO: Why? How interesting.

HEGSETH: Because it’s always good. First of all, it’s cheaper, way cheaper.

PERINO: Yes.

HEGSETH: It’s a little more expensive than a regular cheeseburger obviously.

PERINO: Right.

HEGSETH: But it’s always really good and that cheeseburger is fantastic.

GUTFELD: I disagree completely.

HEGSETH: I almost eat it every day.

GUTFELD: You got to get a cheeseburger at a place that - a burger joint, like a burger joint, you pull off the side of the road that has a carport.

PERINO: Yes.

GUTFELD: Like a place that has a carport always has cheeseburger. Cheeseburger should be cheap. There should be stains on the wrapper. It should get on to your fingers. It should drip down your chin. You should feel like punched in the gut afterwards. It shouldn’t be that expensive.

HEGSETH: It’s too expensive, I’ll admit that, but it’s good.

GUTFELD: Like I’ll eat Jack in the Box. I love - when I was in high school we were sitting around a cafeteria table and I said that if I ever got rich I would have a Jack in the Box franchise in my house.

PERINO: Wow.

GUTFELD: And then I grew up and I realized that was the dumbest dream ever.

KENNEDY: Well, if you are making money though.

GUTFELD: Because I didn’t know anything about carbs.

PERINO: Have a sweet house.

GUTFELD: I didn’t know anything about carbs. I would eat rib eye every day.

PERINO: Rib eye, but you kind of --

HEGSETH: That’s a good choice.

GUTFELD: I do. Yes, pretty much.

PERINO: I do every day. Anybody else want to chime in? Anything you want every day for a year?

WILLIAMS: Peanut butter and jelly. I eat them every day anyway.

PERINO: Solid staple. Solid staple.

KENNEDY: Peanut butter jelly time. If we’re continuing the hamburger conversation, East Coast or anywhere else I’ll have Five Guys, lettuce wraps ...

GUTFELD: Yes.

KENNEDY: ... I can’t have the gluten and on the West Coast In-N-Out Burger.

GUTFELD: Yes.

KENNEDY: With Five Guys fries though.

GUTFELD: Yes.

(CROSSTALK)

GUTFELD: But then why you’re eating fries if you’re not eating the bread?

KENNEDY: No, the bread is a gluten issue.

GUTFELD: Okay.

WILLIAMS: But they say you shouldn’t eat more than three fries. I think there was a report last year.

GUTFELD: Six fries.

KENNEDY: That guy who said that is a communist and he hates our freedom.

PERINO: That’s true. I mean, he’s not here at our party. A lot more to come on The Five’s New Year’s Eve Special including our 2019 predictions and resolutions. I’m really good at those. But first more fan mail questions.

GUTFELD: Welcome back, America. We’re answering more of your fan mail questions on this very special New Year’s Eve. All right, the first question is from Raymond. Hi, Raymond, I hope you’re well. “If you were Miss or Mr. World,” this is normative, “What would your talent portion be?” Kennedy?

KENNEDY: Well, I mean, I would like to think of myself as a flutist.

GUTFELD: Excellent.

KENNEDY: But I really quit in sixth grade, so it would have to be mouth trumpet.

GUTFELD: Oh, fantastic. What - you do it now.

PERINO: It’s very good. Wow.

WILLIAMS: This is unbelievable.

KENNEDY: Thank you.

GUTFELD: Was that Chuck Mangione?

WILLIAMS: Yes.

GUTFELD: Yes.

WILLIAMS: I know that.

GUTFELD: That was better than the original.

PERINO: That’s very good.

WILLIAMS: Yes.

GUTFELD: That was better than the original.

WILLIAMS: I was going to call it Louis for Louis Armstrong.

GUTFELD: All right. Well, that definitely didn’t blow Kennedy.

KENNEDY: Thank you, Greg.

GUTFELD: All right, Juan, what would you talent portion would be?

WILLIAMS: I don’t know. Like when I was younger I could run.

KENNEDY: That’d be fun on a stage.

WILLIAMS: Yes.

(CROSSTALK)

WILLIAMS: Zip right across, who was that.

HEGSETH: I don’t think I have a discernible talent.

GUTFELD: Oh, that’s not true.

PERINO: I don’t either.

HEGSETH: I really don’t.

GUTFELD: You did really well hosting Fox in French, maybe it could be hosting.

HEGSETH: Hosting is that - I would say disciplining young children. Yes, I’d bring some kids on ...

PERINO: On practice.

(CROSSTALKZ)

GUTFELD: All right, Dana, what would your talent portion would be?

PERINO: I don’t have a talent.

GUTFELD: Really?

PERINO: No.

GUTFELD: Are you just begging us to suggest one?

PERINO: No, I’m not and even if you suggested one you can’t even come up with one.

GUTFELD: But you’re a gymnast.

PERINO: Yes, but enough to be on a stage.

GUTFELD: But that would have to be your talent portion because that’s where you would have a higher area to start with, experience --

PERINO: But everyone is so much better than me. I mean, I would lose the contest. Okay, so yes okay I could do gymnastics and then I would lose.

WILLIAMS: Wait a second. She’s a very successful TV host.

GUTFELD: Yes, she could be hosting.

PERINO: I know but that’s not a talent.

GUTFELD: This is stupid. We’re taking this too literally. It would be ...

PERINO: Dog training. I’m good at dog training.

GUTFELD: There you go.

PERINO: I could make a dog do anything.

GUTFELD: What if somebody presents you with a problem, you provide them with the PR solution.

PERINO: I can do that.

GUTFELD: All of the other contestant --

WILLIAMS: Wait a second. Half of the people in the building go to her as mentor.

GUTFELD: Exactly.

PERINO: Half?

GUTFELD: See, this is all - everybody is telling you what your talents are. I would say I would be - I’m really good at being irritable. That is a talent.

WILLIAMS: Wait a second. Wait, your bowels?

GUTFELD: No, the whole thing.

KENNEDY: You could be like Oscar the Grouch. You could hang out by a trash can.

GUTFELD: Yes. Irritable people make the world go round, because I could - if you have irritable people no one would complain and complaining people get things done.

HEGSETH: And complaining waste time.

GUTFELD: Yes.

HEGSETH: Yes.

GUTFELD: Lots of time. Suzanne G asks or says or states, “You break into people’s houses, not to steal, but to do things that are mildly annoying to them. What do you do?” All right, Pete you look like somebody who would do such a thing.

HEGSETH: I might. I have to think. Oh, boy. Maybe leave the surprise behind and don’t flush.

PERINO: That’s terrible.

HEGSETH: Mildly annoying, easy to get rid of.

PERINO: Really annoying. No, highly annoying.

HEGSETH: Totally surprising.

KENNEDY: Highly annoying.

GUTFELD: Highly annoying.

HEGSETH: That’s the best --

PERINO: I would leave open little - like the cupboards in the kitchen.

GUTFELD: Oh, my God.

PERINO: Just open slightly. I can’t stand that. Like I like everything to be flushed, do you know what I mean?

GUTFELD: That’s good. Got you.

KENNEDY: I’ve got an even more annoying one.

GUTFELD: What?

KENNEDY: I will put sand and saltine crumbs in beds.

GUTFELD: Oh, that is brutal.

KENNEDY: That’s terrible.

GUTFELD: That is brutal.

PERINO: Like this happened to you?

KENNEDY: Of course, yes. And for some reason like you always crave salt at the beach.

GUTFELD: Yes.

KENNEDY: And so like at a hotel like we’ll go somewhere warm and the girls will sit in bed and eat snacks after coming in from the beach and there’s sand everywhere. It’s like the worst.

PERINO: I’m going to go sleep outside with the sand fleas.

WILLIAMS: Oh, well you could leave the fridge open. I think everything would melt and kind of drip out and that would be ...

GUTFELD: That would be me.

WILLIAMS: ... or you could just like set all of the TVs on MSNBC and leave them.

HEGSETH: True.

GUTFELD: Oh, yes. I would leave a single footprint in the middle of a room. Just a single footprint that is just perfectly formed but just one, not two but one in the middle of a room.

KENNEDY: Like a crop circle.

GUTFELD: Yes, like a crop - it’d be like a mini crop circle.

PERINO: Where did this come from?

GUTFELD: What? Yes.

PERINO: Like, “Wait, where did this come from?”

GUTFELD: Yes, how did that happen and why, somebody was here or somebody wasn’t here, we don’t know.

PERINO: Are they still here.

WILLIAMS: Yes.

HEGSETH: Yes.

GUTFELD: Will we answer this question honestly. Karen V asks, “What is the most embarrassing thing you’ve done at a holiday party?” All right, Juan.

WILLIAMS: What’s the most embarrassing thing?

PERINO: Leaving early.

WILLIAMS: I’ve done that. I do that. That’s to avoid the embarrassment. I don’t know.

HEGSETH: The Irish exit.

GUTFELD: Yes.

WILLIAMS: Yes. I don’t know maybe get a little tipsy and then think, “You know I’d get out of here.”

HEGSETH: I’d say tipsy karaoke.

GUTFELD: Yes.

PERINO: Oh, wow.

HEGSETH: I’d like to get after it.

GUTFELD: Yes.

HEGSETH: And it’s not always good.

(CROSSTALK)

GUTFELD: You just stole Chris Cuomo’s line, “Let’s get after it.”

HEGSETH: Is that his ...

GUTFELD: Yes, but now it’s yours, Pete.

HEGSETH: ... I never watched the show.

PERINO: Feel it back.

HEGSETH: Go back, I’ll take that back with a hash tag.

PERINO: I don’t know. I don’t think I’ve ever anything embarrassing in a holiday party.

GUTFELD: Geez Louise.

PERINO: I don’t.

KENNEDY: If you come to my holiday party --

PERINO: Well, that’s a problem. I don’t go to enough holiday parties. I should start. Maybe it’ll be my 2019 resolution.

GUTFELD: Kennedy?

KENNEDY: Like Pete I will aggressively dance and I’ve gotten a yellow card for that on a few occasions. And one year at a corporate party I sang at karaoke, Dan Hill’s sometimes when we touch with a little too much motion and several of my male colleagues were uncomfortable.

WILLIAMS: Wait a second. They were uncomfortable.

KENNEDY: They were uncomfortable.

WILLIAMS: What, did they touch?

KENNEDY: No, but there was so much vocal touching that they felt like their emotional bubble had been permeated.

GUTFELD: I fell down the side of a hill. We had a holiday party at a restaurant in Pennsylvania and I went out to sneak out a cigarette and I thought I found a door that I thought was a rear door. I opened it up and walked in, rolled down the hill, and it was very muddy, and I ended up in a pile of bushes. And so I had all of these green stuff on me from like it had rubbed off the shrubs and I had to climb up this like side of this hill back up to get back into the restaurant and I showed up and I was covered in mud and --

PERINO: They’re like, “What happened to you?”

GUTFELD: Yes. It was like - and I was just like, “Yes, I fell down a hill.”

PERINO: Then you quit smoking.

GUTFELD: This is what happens when they wouldn’t let you smoke in buildings.

PERINO: That’s right.

WILLIAMS: Hey, by the way Dan Fogelberg didn’t he do that song about like on Christmas you shop in a supermarket with your girlfriend.

KENNEDY: Then I saw her in the grocery.

WILLIAMS: Yes. Yes. Yes.

KENNEDY: Yes, different guy. Dan Hill does Sometimes when we - Dan Fogelberg is that guy who since past, God rest his soul.

WILLIAMS: Oh, really this year?

KENNEDY: I don’t know. It was recently.

GUTFELD: Believe it or not, we are actually sober doing this show. If you think this is the gag, you’re sober too. All right up next, “Is there one thing we each constantly lose?” Probably our minds.

PERINO: Yes.

LELAND VITTERT, CO-ANCHOR, AMERICA’S NEWS HEADQUARTERS: Live from America’s News headquarters, I’m Leland Vittert. Senator Elizabeth Warren taking a major first step towards running for president in 2020. The Massachusetts Democrat announcing she’s formally an exploratory committee. In an exclusive interview with Pete Hegseth, President Trump reacted to Warren’s announcement.

DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Elizabeth Warren will be the first. She did very badly in proving that she was if Indian heritage. That didn’t work out too well. I think you have more than she does, and maybe I do too and I have nothing. So, you know we’ll see how she does, I wish her well, I hope she does well, I’d love to run against her.

HEGSETH: She says she’s in the fight all the way, Mr. President. Do you do you really think she believes she can win?

TRUMP: Well, that I don’t know, you’d have to ask her psychiatrist.

VITTERT: You can watch the entire interview tonight at 10:00 PM. New Year’s coverage begins 8:00 PM. I’m Leland Vittert. Now back to The Five.

WILLIAMS: Welcome back. What a night. We have lots of great fan mail questions to answer on this New Year’s Eve before we reveal our annual predictions. So this question comes from Charles J, “Who could you see being president 10 years from now?” What do you say, Kennedy?

KENNEDY: Oh, that’s a fine question. I would like to think that it’s Michigan Republican Congressman Justin Amash.

WILLIAMS: Wow.

KENNEDY: Yes. He’s liberty minded. He’s very consistent. He posts all of his votes and the reason that he voted in certain ways even when it’s very unpopular, and he is a constitutionalist.

WILLIAMS: So you’re not thinking about running.

KENNEDY: In 10 years?

WILLIAMS: Yes.

KENNEDY: I will already have been president. I will be on my way out of the Oval Office.

WILLIAMS: That made sense. What do you think, Pete?

HEGSETH: I mean I think it’s somebody we can’t even imagine right now. It could be some social media star. It could be - no, I mean ...

PERINO: Yes, YouTube star.

HEGSETH: ... YouTube stars that have this amazing grasp of what the younger generation understands. I mean forget about senators and congressmen and the obvious ones are something like that. I’ll think of a name by the time we go around that one.

WILLIAMS: Okay, Dana.

PERINO: I’m going to go more conventional which is clearly this is what’s not going to happen, but I think somebody like Governor Haslam who’s leaving the governorship of Tennessee right now. I think he’s a good choice.

WILLIAMS: And Greg?

GUTFELD: I originally wrote down Kanye because I do believe he has aspirations to run for president.

WILLIAMS: True.

GUTFELD: But then I was thinking that you know who’s going to be President, America, because we’re going to be run by an algorithm. We’re going to be run by artificial intelligence and so we won’t need an actual president. We will just ...

PERINO: It’s a lot of pressure also.

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