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The 700 Club - June 29, 2017

Fox News host and best-selling author Eric Bolling wades into the “swamp” polluting our government. Plus, an orphan from the Congo grows up to give back to his community. Read Transcript


Wendy: COMING UP, A

FOX NEWS HOST AND

BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, ERIC

BOLLING WEIGHS INTO THE

SWAMP POLLUTING OUR

GOVERNMENT.

THEN, A FORMER

QUARTERBACK BEGINS A

SECOND CAREER ON THE

AIRWAVES.

YOU BETTER BE ON POINT.

Wendy: STILL, HE IS

NO SHOCK JOCK.

WE'LL GO FOR A DRIVE WITH

RADIO HOST ROSS HUWARD ON

TODAY'S "THE 700 CLUB."

Gordon: WELL, WELCOME

TO "THE 700 CLUB."

ISIS IS ON THE VIRGE OF

DEFEAT IN THE CITY OF

MOSUL AND IRAQ.

TODAY IRAQI TROOPS

CAPTURED THE MOSQUE WHERE

ISIS PROCLAIMED ITS

CALIPHATE THREE YEARS AGO.

BUT, STILL, THE ISLAMIC

FIGHTERS AREN'T GIVING UP

EASILY, AND THEY'RE USING

HUMAN SHIELDS FOR

PROTECTION.

Terry: IN THE MIDST

OF THIS DEATH AND

DESTRUCTION, ONE AMERICAN

VETERAN WAS INSPIRED BY A

BIBLE VERSE, AND HE RISKED

HIS LIFE TO SAVE A LITTLE

GIRL FROM ISIS.

GARY LANE HAS THIS STORY.

Reporter: THE BATTLE

TO LIBERATE IRAQ'S SECOND

LARGEST CITY FROM THE

CLUTCHES OF ISIS IS IN THE

FINAL STAGES, BUT THE

GOING IS A BIT SLOW.

THE FEW ISLAMIC STATE

FIGHTERS THAT REMAIN IN

THE CITY ARE USING HUMAN

SHIELDS TO SAVE THEMSELVES

FROM THE OVERWHELMING

MIGHT OF IRAQI AND

COALITION FORCES.

ONE IRAQI COMMANDER SAYS

IT IS IMPORTANT HIS TROOPS

KEEP PEOPLE SAFE.

WE'VE BEEN ADVANCING

METER BY METER THESE DAYS

TO AVOID ANY PROBLEMS WITH

REGARD TO PROTECTION OF

CIVILIANS, HE SAYS.

NOW WE MOVE ONLY 50 TO

100-METERS EVERY DAY TO

PROTECT THE PEOPLE HERE.

THIS VIEW SHOWS THE

DESTRUCTION IN WESTERN

MOSUL.

BLOWN UP BY ISIS, THE

GRAND al-NURI MOSQUE IS

IN RUINS.

THE U.S. DEFENSE

DEPARTMENT SAID

APPROXIMATELY 2,000

JIHADISTS REMAIN IN MOSUL.

MANY RECENTLY FLED THE

CITY OR HAVE BEEN KILLED.

THE OFFENSIVE STARTED LAST

OCTOBER AND HAS BROUGHT

ISIS TO ITS KNEES.

BUT IT WAS THE AMAZING

RESCUE OF A LITTLE GIRL IN

EARLY JUNE THAT BROUGHT

ONE AMERICAN TO HIS KNEES

IN THANKFUL PRAYER.

IT'S THE VIDEO AND STORY

THAT HAS GONE VIRAL.

PINNED DOWN BY ISIS

GUNFIRE IN MOSUL, DAVID

EUBANK MOVED IN TO SAVE AN

IRAQI GIRL.

ISIS FIGHTERS HAD KILLED

MORE THAN 70 PEOPLE ON THE

STREETS THE PRIOR DAY.

SOME WERE STILL ALIVE,

INCLUDING A YOUNG GIRL WHO

WAS CLUTCHING TO HER

MOTHER.

HE MOTIONED TO THE

TRAUMATIZED GIRL, BUT SHE

WOULDN'T COME TO HIM.

HE TOLD CBN NEWS HE KNEW

HE HAD TO RUN 150 YARDS TO

BRING HER TO SAFETY.

BUT WATCHING HER WAS

HORRIBLE, FOR A WHOLE DAY,

TRYING TO FIGURE OUT A

PLAN AND A WAY TO BE ABLE

TO HELP HER.

THE LITTLE GIRL WAS JUST

HOLDING ON TO HER DEAD

MOTHER AND WAS TERRIFIED.

I SAID, LORD, HELP US.

I THOUGHT, IF I DIE, MY

WIFE AND KIDS WILL

UNDERSTAND, IT WAS TO SAVE

A LITTLE GIRL.

Reporter: HE SAID ONE

BIBLE VERSE KEPT COMING TO

HIM, JOHN 15: 13: "GREATER

LOVE HAS NO ONE THAN THIS,

TO LAY DOWN ONE'S LIFE FOR

HIS FRIENDS."

PEOPLE SAY HE IS A HERO,

BUT HE DISAGREES.

I CONSIDER MYSELF

FORGIVEN BY JESUS AND

BLESSED TO DO SOMETHING.

I BELIEVE IT WAS GOD'S

POWER THAT HELPED US

RESCUE THAT GIRL.

Reporter: HIS WIFE,

KAREN, TOLD CBN IN AN

E-MAIL THAT THE LITTLE

GIRL SPENT THAT FIRST

NIGHT AND NEXT DAY WITH

THEM.

AND SHE SENT A PICTURE OF

THE GIRL SITTING ON A BED,

WATCHING CBN'S "SUPERBOOK"

ON A LAPTOP.

CBGARY LANE, CBN NEWS.

Gordon: WE OVERCOME

EVIL WITH GOOD.

AND THE MORE WE UNDERSTAND

THAT -- THAT'S THE WEAPONS

OF OUR WARFARE.

THEY'RE NOT CARNAL.

THEY'RE BEYOND THIS WORLD.

WE OVERCOME EVERY WITH EVIL WITH

GOOD.

> THE REPUBLICANS ARE

GOING TO TRY TO GET

ANOTHER VERSION OF THEIR

HEALTH CARE BILL AS SOON

AS AS TOMORROW.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT

STORY.

John: SENATE MAJORITY

LEADER MITCHELL

McCONNELL HOPES TO START

THE FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY

WITH A REVISED VERSION OF

THE NEW HEALTH CARE BILL.

EVERYBODY AROUND THE

TABLE IS INTERESTED IN

GETTING TO THE END.

John: BUT AT LEAST

NINE G.O.P. SENATORS

OPPOSE THE BILL FOR NOW.

IT IS UNCLEAR WHICH PARTS

OF THE DRAFT McCONNELL

CAN CHANGE TO GET THE 50

VOTES NEEDED FOR IT TO

PAST.

THEY WANT TO VOTE ON IT

BEFORE THE END OF THE

MONTH.

SENATOR JOHN CORNYN OF

TEXAS SHARED HIS OPTIMISM.

I EXPECT TO HAVE THE

SUPPORT TO GET IT DONE.

AND, YES, WE WILL VOTE

THIS WEEK.

John: BUT IF SENATE

REPUBLICANS CANNOT GET THE

BILL PASSED, SOME MEMBERS

SAY IT IS TIME FOR OTHER

IDEAS, LIKE BREAKING THE

BILL INTO SMALLER PIECES

IN ORDER FOR IT TO PASS.

THE DEPARTMENT OF

HOMELAND SECURITY LAID OUT

SOME NEW AVIATION SECURITY

MEASURES FOR INTERNATIONAL

AIRPORTS WITH DIRECT

FLIGHTS TO THE UNITED

STATES.

THE NEW MEASURES WILL

AFFECT THOUSANDS OF

FLIGHTS COMING INTO THE

U.S. FROM AROUND THE

WORLD.

NATIONAL SECURITY

CORRESPONDENT ERIC

GONZALES SHOWS US WHAT TO

EXPECT.

Reporter: HOMELAND

SECURITY SECRETARY JOHN

KELLEY SAYS HIS AGENCY IS

RAISING THE BAR GLOBALLY

WITH NEW SECURITY MEASURES

TO KEEP AIRLINE PASSENGERS

AND AIRPORTS ACROSS THE

UNITED STATES SAFE.

KELLY SAYS THE CHANGES ARE

NECESSARY AGAINST THE

CONSTANTLY EVOLVING THREAT

OF TERRORISM.

LET ME BE CLEAR,

SECURITY IS OUR NUMBER ONE

CONCERN.

OUR ENEMIES ARE ADAPTIVE,

AND WE HAVE TO BE ADAPTIVE

AS WELL.

Reporter: HE CITED

SECURITY CONCERNS,

HOWEVER, SOURCES WITHIN

THE DEPARTMENT TELL ME

THERE ARE NEW POTENTIAL

THREATS, SUCH AS HIJACKERS

TAKING OVER IN-BOUND U.S.

PLANES AND MAKING BOMBS

OUT OF LAPTOP BATTERIES.

TOP OFFICIALS DID TELL CBN

NEWS INTERNATIONAL

PASSENGERS CAN EXPECT

ENHANCED SCREENING

MEASURES, ESPECIALLY WITH

ANY ELECTRONIC DEVICES,

HIGH-TECH SCANNERS, AND

EVEN BOMB-SNIFFING DOGS.

180 AIRLINES IN 105

COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD

WILL BE AFFECTED.

OFFICIALS SAY 280 U.S.

AIRPORTS WITH

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS MUST

IMPLEMENT THE NEW

MEASURES, AFFECTING MORE

THAN 325,000 PASSENGERS

EACH DAYLY.

THE THREAT IS NOT

DIMINISHED.

THEY WANT TO BOMB

AIRCRAFT, TO ATTACKING

AIRCRAFT ON THE GROUND, AS

YOU SAW IN BRUSSELS.

Reporter: ALTHOUGH

HOMELAND SECURITY DOESN'T

HAVE AUTHOR OVER

INTERNATIONAL, IT DOES

HAVE JURISDICTION OVER ANY

FLIGHTS TO THE U.S.

THEY SAY ANY AIRLINES WHO

DO NOT IMPLEMENT THE NEW

MEASURES COULD FACE HEFTY

PENALTIES.

ERIC GONZALES, CBN NEWS,

WASHINGTON.

John: THANKS, ERIC.

> SOUTH KOREA'S NEW

PRESIDENT IS PROMISING TO

STAND FIRMLY WITH

PRESIDENT TRUMP AGAINST

NORTH KOREA.

PRESIDENT MOON IS HERE IN

WASHINGTON VISITING THE

WHITE HOUSE.

HE SAYS THE U.S. AND SOUTH

KOREA WILL WORK TOGETHER

TO DISMANTEL THE NORTH'S

NUCLEAR PROGRAM TO BRING

PEACE TO NORTHEAST ASIA.

MOON HAS FACED QUESTIONS

ABOUT WHETHER HIS DESIRES

TO ENGAGE WITH PYONGYANG

COULD LEAD TO TENSIONS IN

HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE

UNITED STATES.

PRESIDENT TRUMP AND HIS

TEAM OF MILITARY ADVISORS

MADE IT CLEAR THEY

CONSIDER NORTH KOREA'S

NUCLEAR PROGRAM A MAJOR

THREAT.

AND NORTH KOREA'S UNITED

NATIONS AMBASSADOR SAID

ONCE DEA AGAIN THIS WEEK THAT

HIS COUNTRY WILL KEEP

BUILDING UP THEIR NUCLEAR

ARSENAL.

GORDON, IT LOOKS LIKE

TENSIONS ARE ESCALATING.

Gordon: AS IF THEY

WEREN'T ALREADY BAD.

THIS IS A STEP IN AN

ACTIVE BELLIGERENCE.

NORTH KOREA SEEMS TO

GRAVITATE TOWARDS THAT.

THEIR GOAL IS TO CREATE

BALLISTIC MISSILE

TECHNOLOGY THAT WILL BE

ABLE TO REACH THE UNITED

STATES.

THAT'S THEIR ANNOUNCED

GOAL.

I CAN'T IMAGINE THAT.

CAN YOU IMAGINE THE ENTIRE

WEST COAST, THE MAJOR

CITIES THERE, BEING UNDER

THREAT OF NUCLEAR

MISSILES?

THAT, FOR THE UNITED

STATES, IS ABSOLUTELY

UNACCEPTABLE.

WE'VE ALREADY HEARD FROM

JAPAN, THEY ARE ALREADY

UNDER THREAT FROM THAT.

AND THE SHORT-RANGE

CAPABILITY NORTH KOREA

ALREADY HAS.

CAN WE GET TO A DIPLOMATIC

SOLUTION?

WE BETTER TRY VERY HARD.

AND WE NEED SOUTH KOREA

ALONG.

BUT, MORE IMPORTANTLY, WE

NEED CHINA TO COME ALONG

AND PUT PRESSURE ON NORTH

KOREA.

> WE'LL BE BACK WITH

MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Gordon: A WALL ALONG

THE SOUTHERN BORDER WITH

MEXICO, THAT WAS ONE OF

PRESIDENT TRUMP'S BIGGEST

CAMPAIGN PROMISES.

HEATHER SELLS TRAVELLED TO

ARIZONA TO FIND OUT WHAT

PEOPLE IN ARIZONA THINK

ABOUT BUILDING A WALL.

Heather: ON HIS

50,000 ACRE RANCH IN

SOUTHERN ARIZONA, JIM

CHILTON PUTS OUT SALT FOR

HIS CATTLE AND KEEPS AN

EYE OUT FOR THE SMUGGLERS

AND ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

THAT CROSS HIS BORDER

PROPERTY.

THIS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO

TELLS THE STORY.

I HAVE EVIDENCE, HARD

EVIDENCE, OF PEOPLE COMING

THROUGH, AND THEY'RE

MAINLY DRUG PACKERS,

BRINGING INTO THE UNITED

STATES MARIJUANA, COCAINE,

METH, AND HEROIN.

Reporter: HIS FRONT

PORCH COLLECTION OFFERS

ANOTHER PART OF THE STORY,

ABANDONED CARPET SHOES

USED TO ERASE FOOTPRINTS

BY THOSE WHO CROSS

ILLEGALLY.

CHILTON TOOK CBN NEWS ON A

BUMPY TWO-HOUR DRIVE FOR A

CLOSER LOOK AT THE BORDER

ON HIS LAND.

ALONG THE WAY, HE TALKED

OF HIS E ENCOUNTERS WITH

PEOPLE ON THE RUN.

I TURNED THIS CORNER

HERE, AND ABOUT 20 GUYS

DRESSED IN CAMOUFLAGE,

WITH BIG BACKPACKS, RAN

RIGHT UP THIS WAY AND UP

THIS HILL.

THEY WERE ALL IN

CAMOUFLAGE.

THE GUY IN FRONT HAD AN

AK-47.

Reporter: IT IS CLEAR

TO CHILDREN AND THE BORDER

PATROL THAT THE SINALOA

CARTEL HAS SCOUTS ON THIS

LAND TO GUIDE CHILDREN TO

SAFETY.

ONE TIME CHILTON

DISCOVERED FOUR MARIJUANA

BAILS, WELL AWARE THAT THE

CARTELS COULD TAKE REVENGE

AGAINST HIM.

LATER WE PARKED AND WALKED

A FEW HUNDRED FEET TO THE

LINE THAT HAS LED TO SO

MANY HEADLINES AND

POLITICAL DEBATE.

THIS IS THE

INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY.

Heather: BEHIND ME,

ON THE MEXICAN SIDE, THERE

ARE A NUMBER OF ROADS.

THIS IS A PRIME SPOT FOR

ENTRY.

BOTH ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

AND DRUG SMUGGLERS LIKE

THIS AREA BECAUSE THERE IS

ONLY A BARBED WIRE FENCE,

VERY SIMPLE, AND, ALSO,

WE'RE SEVERAL HOURS AWAY

FROM THE NEAREST BORDER

PATROL STATION.

THAT PART IS A SORE POINT

WITH CHILTON.

ALTHOUGH WE SPOTTED

SEVERAL AGENTS ALONG OUR

JOURNEY, THE SHORTCOMINGS

ARE OBVIOUS: NO PATROL

PRESENCE ALONG THE ACTUAL

BORDER, AND A BARBED WIRE

FENCE THAT MAY DETER

CATTLE, BUT CERTAINLY NOT

PEOPLE.

THAT'S WHY FOR MORE THAN A

DECADE, CHILTON HAS PUSHED

FOR SOMETHING MORE.

IT IS JUST VERY OBVIOUS

THAT YOU NEED A WALL.

YOU NEED A ROAD NEXT TO

IT.

AND YOU NEED FORWARD

OPERATION BASES.

Heather: CHILTON AND

OTHER RANCHERS HERE

BELIEVE THE U.S. MUST

SECURE THE EN ENTIRE SOUTHERN

BORDER.

THEY BELIEVE THIS

20-FOOT-HIGH FENCE HAS

SIMPLY FUNNELLED ILLEGALS

TOWARDS THEM.

RANGER JIM BELL SHOWED US

WHERE THAT ENDS, ON HIS

PROPERTY, AND REVERTS BACK

TO BARBED WIRE.

IT IS AS SIMPLE FOR

PEOPLE COMING THROUGH IN

LARGE GROUPS, JUST GETTING

A PAIR OF WIRE CUTTERS AND

CUTTING THROUGH THE FENCE.

Reporter: BELL'S

RANCH IS CLOSER TO THE

BORDER PATROL STATION,

AND...

WE'VE HAD TECHNOLOGY

COME IN AND MORE STATIONS

COME IN, AND MORE AGENTS

IN THE AREA, AND WITH THE

ADDITION OF THOSE, WE HAVE

SEEN IMPROVEMENT.

Heather: BELL ADMITS,

HOWEVER, THAT GAPS REMAIN,

AND HE FEELS UNSAFE ON

PARTS OF HIS RANCH.

IN THE AREAS WHERE

WE'RE MORE REMOTE, WHERE

WE DON'T HAVE CELL PHONE

SERVICE, WHERE THERE ARE

VERY FEW ROADS, AND

THEY'RE FAR AND FEW

BETWEEN, YOU DO THINK

ABOUT THINGS LIKE THAT.

AND WHAT'S YOUR PLAN GOING

TO BE IN CASE YOU DO HAVE

A CONFRONTATION.

Heather: NOT EVERYONE

ON THE BORDER AGREES WITH

THE PRESIDENT'S PLAN TO

BUILD A NEW WALL.

THAT INCLUDES MANY

RESIDENTS IN NOGALIS, AND

SHERIFF TONY ESTRADA.

IT SOUNDS GOOD TO

EVERYBODY.

OKAY, WE'VE GOT A PROBLEM,

WE'LL JUST BUILD A WALL,

AND THAT WILL STOP

EVERYTHING.

THAT'S A FANTASY.

IT'S A FANTASY.

IT WILL HELP, BUT IT'S NOT

GOING TO SOLVE THE

PROBLEM.

Heather: HE SAYS

PEOPLE WILL ALWAYS FIND

WAYS TO GO OVER OR UNDER

FISCAL BARRIERS.

A WALL, HE SAYS, DOESN'T

ADDRESS THE REAL PROBLEM.

YOU HAVE TO LOOK AT

WHAT IS BRINGING PEOPLE

HERE.

Heather: THAT, HE

SAYS, IS THE DRUG TRADE

AND THE PROMISE OF

OPPORTUNITY THAT THE

UNITED STATES OFFERS.

IN THE LAST TWO DECADES,

U.S. DOLLARS SPENT ON

BORDER SECURITY HAVE KEPT

GOING UP.

AND THE NUMBER OF BORDER

PATROL AGENTS HAS

INCREASED 500%.

ESTRADA BELIEVES THAT

MONEY COULD BE BETTER

SPENT.

RANCHERS BELIEVE IT HAS

HELPED TO REDUCE THE FLOW

OF IMMIGRATION AND DRUGS.

CHILTON ARGUES A WALL WILL

HELP LOWER COSTS, LIKE

PROSECUTING IMMIGRANTS,

AND STARTING FOREST FIRES

BY DRUG PACKERS.

IN THE SPIRIT OF

COMPASSION, BOTH MAINTAIN

MULTIPLE DRINKING

FOUNTAINS TO PROVIDE

LIFE-SAVING RELIEF TO

THOSE WHO NEED IT.

STILL, THEY REMAIN

VIGILANT FOR ANY

ENCOUNTER.

WHEN THINGS HAPPEN, YOU

GO OPPOSITE WAYS AND

THAT'S IT.

YOU SAY GOOD MORNING AND

YOU GO THE OPPOSITE WAY

AND HOPE FOR THE BEST.

IT IS PRETTY

FRIGHTENING.

BUT I'M A COWBOY, NOT A

WHIMP.

I'M STICKING HERE.

Heather: REPORTING ON

THE BORDER IN ARIZONA,

HEATHER SELLS, CBN NEWS.

Gordon: I'M A COWBOY,

I'M STICKING HERE.

BUT I COULDN'T IMAGINE

HAVING THAT IN MY

BACKYARD.

I'M NOT SURE I WOULD STICK

IT OUT.

A PICTURE IS WORTH A

THOUSAND WORDS.

WHEN YOU SEE THE PICTURE

OF THE BARBED WIRE FENCE,

AND YOU GO TO THE BORDER

AND SAY, HERE IS THE

BORDER, AND HERE IS THE

MARKER OF IT.

AND THEN YOU KIND OF GO,

PERHAPS WE NEED SOMETHING

A LITTLE STRONGER.

TERRY?

INTERPRETER PRESIDENT

TRUMP RODE INTO OFFICE

WITH A PLEDGE TO DRAIN THE

SWAMP IN WASHINGTON.

NOW THE CO-HOST OF THE FOX

NEWS SPECIAL WANTS TO TELL

HIM HOW TO GET IT DONE.

ERIC BOLLING SHARES HIS

ADVICE, AND THAT'S NEXT.

Gordon: AMERICAN

VOTERS CLEARLY WANTED A

CHANGE IN WASHINGTON WHEN

THEY VOTED PRESIDENT TRUMP

INTO OFFICE.

NOW THAT HE IS THERE, CAN

THE NEW PRESIDENT KEEP HIS

PROMISE TO GET RID OF

CORRUPTION IN WASHINGTON?

ONE AUTHOR REMAINS HOPEFUL

THAT HE CAN.

TAKE A LOOK.

President Trump:

WE'RE GOING TO DRAIN THE

SWAMP OF WASHINGTON.

WE'RE GOING TO HAVE FUN

DOING IT.

WE'RE ALL DOING IT

TOGETHER.

Reporter: IT BECAME

THE RALLYING CRY OF THE

2016 ELECTION: DRAIN THE

SWAMP OF WAS WASHINGTON'S

CAREER POLITICIANS,

CORRUPTION, AND CRONYISM.

WHICH HAS BECOME PART OF

BUSINESS AS USUAL IN THE

NATION'S CAPITAL.

ERIC BOLLING SAYS HIS

PROMISE TO DRAIN THE SWAMP

IS NO EASY TASK SINCE

SCANDAL AND CORRUPTION

HAVE BEEN PART OF THE

WASHINGTON SCENE SINCE THE

VERY BEGINNING OF THE

REPUBLIC.

IN HIS NEW BOOK, "THE

SWAMP," BOLLING LAYS OUT

THE WAYS THE NEW PRESIDENT

CAN LIVE UP TO HIS

CAMPAIGN PROMISE.

Gordon: ERIC BOLLING

JOINS US NOW FROM NEW

YORK.

ERIC, WELCOME BACK TO "THE

700 CLUB."

I'M VERY, VERY PROUD TO

BE BACK.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

HAVING ME.

Gordon: YOU TALK A

LOT ABOUT PAST POLITICAL

SCANDALS IN THE BOOK,

GOING ALL THE WAY BACK TO

THE BEGINNING OF THE

REPUBLIC.

WHAT DOES THAT TELL US?

OKAY.

SO DURING THE CAMPAIGN, I

WAS WATCHING DONALD TRUMP,

THE CAMPAIGNER, MEET WITH

PEOPLE.

AND THE PEOPLE FREELY

GRAVITATED TOWARDS DRAIN

THE SWAMP.

D.C. HAS BECOME A GOOD

SWAMP FOR THE PEOPLE IN

THE SWAMP, BUT THE REST OF

US, THE TAXPAYERS, ARE THE

ONES GETTING THE SHORT END

OF THE STICK.

SO I STARTED WRITING THE

BOOK, TALKING ABOUT

DIFFERENT WAYS THAT D.C.

IS A SWAMP.

AND AS I STARTED WRITING

THE STORY, SOMEONE WOULD

SAY, DO YOU REMEMBER THIS

ONE?

AND I WOULD GO ALL THE WAY

BACK.

AND IT TURNS OUT SINCE

AMERICA WAS BORN, SINCE

THE FOUNDING FATHERS,

THERE HAVE BEEN CORRUPT

CAPITALISM AND CRONYISM.

BUT, INTERESTINGLY, WHILE

I'M DOING RESEARCH FOR THE

BOOK, I'M LOOKING FOR A

GREAT PICTURE FOR THE

BOOK, AND I'M GOOGLE

AROUND THE SWAMP, AND I

ACCIDENTALLY TYPED IN D.C.

AND SWAMP IN THE SAME

GOOGLE SEARCH, AND A

PICTURE COMES UP FROM THE

NATIONAL ARCHIVES FROM THE

CAPITAL BUILDING IN THE

MID-1960s, AND THERE IS

A PICTURE OF A SWAMP.

IT HAS AN OLD BURNT-OUT

CANOE.

IT WAS BUILT ON A LITTLE

SWAMP.

I THOUGHT, WOW, THIS IS A

SIGN FROM GOD THAT THIS IS

THE RIGHT PROJECT AT THE

RIGHT TIME.

I'M GOING TO TELL YOU,

WHAT THEY DID IS

UNBELIEVABLE.

THEY DRAINED THE SWAMP TO

BUILD A CAPITOL BUILDING,

AND THEY CREATED

WASHINGTON, D.C., THE MET

FOMETAPHORICAL SWAMP THEY

NEVER GOT AROUND TO

DRAINING.

Gordon: THAT'S HOW

THEY CONVINCED VIRGINIA TO

GIVE UP THE LAND.

THERE ARE BACK DOOR

TRADEINGS AND DEALINGS,

BUYING PIECES OF AMERICA

THAT WEREN'T EVEN AMERICA

YET, ONLY TO PUSH TO HAVE

IT BECOME PART OF AMERICA

TO MAKE THEMSELVES AND

THEIR FAMILIES RICH,

ALWAYS AT THE EXPENSE OF

AMERICANS.

IT IS UNBELIEVABLE HOW

MUCH MATERIAL I HAD FOR

THE BOOK.

I COULD PROBABLY WRITE

THREE OR FOUR BOOKS JUST

ON WHAT GOES ON IN THE

SWAMP.

Gordon: ANY OF THE

STORIES REALLY STICK OUT

FOR YOU?

SO THAT'S THE WHOLE --

I HAVE ALL OF THESE

STORIES AND I'M WRITING,

BUT I WANTED TO REALLY

OPEN THE BOOK WITH

SOMETHING COMPELLING, A

STORY EVERYONE KNEW BUT

MAYBE DIDN'T KNOW ALL OF

THE DETAILS SURROUNDING

IT.

I STARTED WITH TED

KENNEDY, HE WAS HAVING A

PARTY WITH FIVE OF HIS

MARRIED FRIENDS -- SIX OF

THE GUYS ARE THERE WITH

SIX VERY YOUNG SINGLE

WOMEN, HAVING A COCKTAIL

PARTY.

THEY'RE DRINKING.

TED KENNEDY PEELS OFF WITH

MARY JOE, AND WE KNOW THE

STORY OF CHAPPAQUIDDICK,

HE DRIVES INTO THE WATER,

THE CAR GETS FLOODED, AND

HE'S A GOOD SWIMMER.

BUT WHAT PEOPLE MAY NOT

REALIZE IS TED KENNEDY SAT

ON THE SIDE OF THAT WATER

BANK FOR A GOOD PERIOD OF

TIME CONTEMPLATING HIS

POLITICAL FUTURE.

MARY JOE IS IN THAT CAR

STILL, AND HE'S A GOOD

SWIMMER, YET HE

CONTEMPLATES WHAT WILL

THIS EFFECT BE ON HIS

POLITICAL FIGURE.

HE DIDN'T KNOCK ON ONE

SINGLE DOOR.

HE GOES BACK TO THE PARTY.

HAS ANOTHER COCKTAIL WITH

HIS FRIENDS, SIX GUYS AND

FIVE GIRLS NOW, AND NO ONE

SAYS ANYTHING ABOUT MARY

JOE.

HE GOES TO BED AND

COMPLAINS TO THE HOTEL

MANAGER THAT THERE IS TOO

MUCH NOISE IN THE LOBBY.

THE NEXT MORNING, THE

FRIENDS FROM THE PARTY THE

NIGHT BEFORE, SHOW UP AT

KENNEDY'S HOTEL ROOM AND

SAY, YOU'VE GOT TO GO TO

THE POLICE.

HE GOES, I KNOW I DO.

I'M GETTING AROUND TO IT.

HE CALLS THE POLICE, AND

HERE IS THE KICKER.

THEY GET MARY JOE'SED BODY

OU'S BODYOUT OF THE WATER.

IT TURNS OUT SHE HAD LIVED

FOR HOURS AFTER THE CRASH.

AND SHE SUFFOCATED,

INSTEAD OF DROWNING.

AND READY FOR THIS:

KENNEDY GETS ELECTED

SEVERAL TIMES AFTER THAT.

Gordon: WE HEAR A LOT

ABOUT LOBBYISTS FOR

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS.

ARE LOBBYISTS A BIG PART

OF THE PROBLEM?

THAT WAS ONE OF THE

MOST IMPORTANT SECTORS OF

THE BOOK.

THERE ARE CHAPTERS ON

BACK-ROOM DEALINGS, AND

FIGHTING ON THE HOUSE

FLOOR AND THE SENATE.

AND THERE IS A SECTION ON

AARON BURNE AND THE DUAL

THAT ACTUALLY KILLED HIM.

THE SECTION I FELT WAS

MOST COMPELLING,

PERSONALLY, WAS THE

LOBBYING.

IT CREATES THE SWA SWAMP AND

THE SWAMP CREATURES.

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

PUT UP ALL OF THIS MONEY,

AND THEY HAVE SPENT THE

LAST FIVE YEARS, 10 YEARS,

SHAKING HANDS AND WINNING

AND DINING, SO THEY GET

ACCESS TO THE INFLUENTIAL

POLITICIANS.

IT GREASES THE WE'LL SO

THE CORPORATION OR SPECIAL

INTEREST GROUP GETS

EXACTING WHAT THEY WANT.

THE LOBBYISTS GET A LOT OF

THE MONEY, AND THE

CONGRESSMAN OR THE SENATOR

GETS CAMPAIGN

CONTRIBUTIONS.

IT IS A VICIOUS CYCLE.

IT IS A CLOSED LOOP WE

NEVER GET TO SEE.

I SAT DOWN WITH JACK

ABRAMOFF.

BY THE WAY, IF YOU'RE A

SWAMP CREATURE, YOU'RE

GOING TO BE IN MY TARGET.

JACK WAS A REPUBLICAN WHO

WAS VERY CLOSE TO THE BUSH

ADMINISTRATION.

HE KNEW PEOPLE IN THE

DEPTDEPARTMENT OF THE

INTERIOR.

AND HE WAS ALSO TAKING

MONEY FROM THE NATIVE

AMERICAN GROUPS SO THESE

GROUPS COULD PUT CASINOS

ON FEDERAL LANDS.

SO THERE WERE THESE

DEALINGS THAT WERE GOING

ON.

JACK WAS SKIMMING OFF

MONEY FOR HIMSELF

ILLEGALLY.

NATIVE AMERICANS GOT THE

CASINOS, LAWMAKERS GOT

THEIR CAMPAIGN

CONTRIBUTIONS.

JACK PUT MONEY IN HIS

POCKET.

BUT HE GOT CAUGHT CROSSING

THE LEGAL LINE.

MOST OF THIS IS LEGAL, BUT

HE WENT A LITTLE TOO FAR,

AND HE SPENT FOUR YEARS IN

JAIL.

I WANTED TO PICK HIS BRAIN

ON HOW TO YOU FIX SOME OF

THESE THINGS.

Gordon: DO YOU HAVE

ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR

PRESIDENT TRUMP ON HOW TO

DRAIN THE SWAMP.

ON THAT AREA, JACK SAID

TRUMP IS DOING THE EXACT

RIGHT THING BY ANNOUNCING

IF YOU'RE GOING TO COME TO

WORK FOR THE TRUMP

ADMINISTRATION, THAT'S

FINE.

BUT ONCE YOU LEAVE, YOU

CAN'T BECOME A LOBBYIST

FOR FIVE YEARS.

I THINK THAT IS VERY, VERY

IMPORTANT.

BECAUSE JACK SAID WHAT

HAPPENS IS THERE WILL BE

PEOPLE, GOOD, TEL INTELLIGENT,

SMART, WISE PEOPLE WHO

COME TO WORK FOR THE

ADMINISTRATION, GET TO

KNOW EVERYONE, GET

BUSINESS CARDS, MAKE

RELATIONSHIPS, WORK A YEAR

OR TO, LEAVE AND GO RIGHT

TO "K" STREET, WHICH IS

THE LOBBYING STREET IN

D.C., AND GET THESE

HIGH-PAYING, POWER JOBS,

AND JUST MAKE MONEY OFF

THE RELATIONSHIPS THERE HE

OR SHE DEVELOPED WHILE AT

THE ADMINISTRATION.

BASICALLY SUCKING OFF THE

ADMINISTRATION AND THE

TAXPAYER JUST TO LINE HIS

OWN POCKET.

HE SAYS GIVE IT A

FIVE-YEAR BAN.

AND JACK WENT SO FAR AS TO

SAY NEVER.

THAT'S ONE OF THE

RECOMMENDATIONS IN THE

BOOK, TAKE THE ADVICE OF A

GUY WHO WENT TO JAIL FOR

DOING IT WRONG.

ADHERE TO THE CAMPAIGN

PROMISE OF A FIVE-YEAR

LOBBYING BAN ONCE YOU

LEAVE THE ADMINISTRATION.

I ALSO KNOW PRESIDENT

TRUMP VERY WELL.

I KNOW HIM PERSONALLY.

I'VE TOLD HIM THIS

PERSONALLY.

I'VE PUT IT IN THE BOOK.

I THINK HE NEEDS TO

CONTINUE THE SOCIAL MEDIA,

CONTINUE TO TWEET AND

Facebook.

I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE,

EVEN FRIENDS ON THE RIGHT,

WOULD TELL ME, WHY ARE YOU

TELLING HIM THIS, THIS IS

BAD ADVICE.

I THINK IT IS GREAT

ADVICE.

THE MEDIA IS SO BIAS

AGAINST HIM.

WE JUST SAW WHAT HAPPENED

WITH CNN.

THEY GOT CAUGHT, BUT THEY

GOT CAUGHT ON ONE

INSTANCE.

MEANWHILE, THERE ARE

THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS

OF THE MEDIA WHICH IS LEFT

LEANING, AND THEY WANT TO

TAKE DOWN DONALD TRUMP,

EVEN IF THE STORY IS NOT

REAL.

SINCE THE MEDIA IS SO BIAS

AGAINST DONALD TRUMP,

YOU'RE NEVER GOING TO GET

A FAIR VIEW OF WHAT IS

GOING ON IN D.C.

WHEN DONALD TRUMP TWEETS

TO 110 BILLION PEOPLE, HE

IS SHOWING YOU WHAT IS

GOING ON INSIDE HIS MIND.

YOU MAY BE A BIT

UNCOMFORTABLE WITH IT, BUT

FOR ME, I WANT TO KNOW

WHAT THE MOST POWERFUL MAN

ON THE PLANET HAS GOING

THROUGH HIS MIND EVERY

SINGLE MORNING WHEN HE

GETS UP.

I THINK IT IS A GREAT

IDEA, AND I HOPE HE

DOESN'T STOP DOING IT.

I DON'T THINK HE WILL, BUT

I HOPE HE DOESN'T STOP.

Gordon: WHAT IS THE

BIGGEST TAKE ANYWHERE YOU-AWAY YOU

WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO GET

FROM THE BOOK.

IT IS REALLY IS A

SWAMP.

WE, THE TAXPAYERS AND

VOTERS, REALLY ARE GETTING

THE SHORT END OF THE

STICK, AND IT HAS TO STOP.

THE ONLY WAY TO STOP IT IS

TO SHINE THE LIGHT ON IT.

YOU KEEP THE LIGHTS ON

THEM.

DONALD TRUMP RETWEETED THE

BOOK ON TUESDAY, THE DAY

WE LAUNCHED, AND MATT PUT

IT ON HIS HOME PAGE THE

DAY WE LAUNCHED.

THE BOOK SHOT UP TO NUMBER

TWO ON AMAZON.

IT IS THE RIGHT BOOK

BECAUSE WE'RE SHINING THE

BOOK ON THE COCKROACHES.

Gordon: THERE IS A

RUMOR GOING AROUND YOU MAY

WANT TO MOVE TO THE SWAMP

AND RUN.

IS THERE ANY TRUTH TO IT?

IT IS BASED ON TWO

INTERVIEWS.

I GAVE ONE TO THE STAR

LEDGER IN NEW JERSEY, AND

POLTICO PICKED IT UP.

THE REPORTER ASKED ME

WHAT'S NEXT FOR, I USED TO

PLAY PROFESSIONAL

BASEBALL, I DID THE TV

THING, AND THE BOOKS ARE

GOING GREAT, AND THEY

SAID, WHAT'S NEXT.

I SAID I DEFINITELY WANT

TO GET INTO POLITICS AT

SOME POINT, ELECTED

OFFICE, MOST LIKELY THE

SENATE.

AND THE REPORTER SAID,

WHERE.

AND I SAID, LET'S PUT IT

THIS WAY: THE SOUTH.

I'M NOT GOING TO SAY WHAT

AREA OF THE SOUTH.

THERE ARE A COUPLE OF

REPUBLICAN SENATORS WHO I

THINK WHO I THINK HAVE

DONE CONSERVATIVES A

DISSERVICE.

THEY RAN ON THE G.O.P.

TICKET, THEY GOT TO D.C.,

AND ALL THEY'VE DONE IS

MADE THE SWAMP BIGGER,

DEEPER, AND MERKIER.

THEY PRETENDED TO AND

CONSERVATIVES, AND THEY'RE

NOT.

THEY'RE FOR BIGGER

GOVERNMENT, MORE TAXES,

MORE REDISTRIBUTION OF

WEALTH.

THERE ARE SENATORS I THINK

I COULD REPLACE AS A

REPUBLICAN AND BRING SOME

TRUE CONSERVATISM TO THE

SENATE.

Gordon: GOOD LUCK TO

YOU ON THAT.

I SAID 12 YEARS AGO -- YOU

LEFT OUT IN YOUR HISTORY

THAT YOU WERE ONE OF THE

BIGGEST NATURAL GAS

TRADERS ON THE PLANET, AND

I'VE JUST GOT TO THANK

YOU.

12 YEARS AGO, YOU MADE A

REAL STRONG RECOMMENDATION

ON A TELEVISION SHOW -- I

NORMALLY DON'T TAKE STOCK

RECOMMENDATIONS ON TV

SHOES, BUT I DID.

AT THAT POINT IN TIME, I

DIDN'T HAVE A LOT OF

MONEY, AND MY DAUGHTER WAS

FACING SURGERY, A SPECIAL

SURGERY IN NEW YORK, AND I

DIDN'T HAVE THE MONEY TO

PAY FOR HER TO GO THERE.

I TOOK YOUR TIP BECAUSE IT

WAS SO FROM YOUR HEART.

I SAID, HE'S GOT TO KNOW

WHAT HE IS TALKING ABOUT.

I MADE ENOUGH MONEY IN

JUST A PLOTH TO BE ABLE TO

PAY FOR MY DAUGHTER'S

SURGERY.

I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR

THAT.

GOD BLESS YOU.

THAT IS JUST AN AMAZING

STORY.

I HAD NO IDEA.

THANK GOD.

Gordon: YOU'VE GOT A

REAL STRONG CONNECTION

WITH ME AND MY DAUGHTER.

THANK YOU, ERIC.

I GO TO ST. PATRICK'S

EVERY SINGLE DAY OF THE

WEEK.

I LIGHT SOME CANDLES.

AND I'LL KEEP YOU AND THE

WHOLE AUDIENCE IN MY

PRAYERS.

Gordon: THANK YOU,

ERIC.

THE BOOK IS CALLED "THE

SWAMP," AND IT IS

AVAILABLE WHEREVER BOOKS

ARE SOLD.

TERRY.

Terry: FASCINATING.

> STILL AHEAD, PAY A

VISIT TO A HARD-WORKING

HANDYMAN WHO WAS USING A

WELDING MACHINE NICKNAMED

ELECTRIC MAYHEM.

THERE ARE MANY THINGS I

NEED, LIKE GLOVES AND WORK

BOOTS, BUT I DON'T HAVE

ENOUGH MONEY FOR THEM.

Terry: WATCH AS HE

GETS HOPE FOR TODAY AND

FOR GENERATIONS TO COME,

AFTER THIS.

Efrem: AND WELCOME

BACK TO "THE 700 CLUB."

YOUNGER EVANGELICAL

CHRISTIANS ARE MORE LIKELY

TO SUPPORT SAME-SEX

MARRIAGE THAN THEIR OLDER

COUNTER-PARTS.

47% OF GENERATION "X" AND

MILLENNIAL EVANGELICALS,

THOSE BORN AFTER 1964,

FAVOR SAME-SEX NBA,

COMPARED TO 26% OF

BABY-BOOMERS AND OLD

EVANGELICALS WHO WERE BORN

BETWEEN 1928 AND 1964.

THAT IS ACCORDING TO A NEW

STUDY.

THE YOUNG EVANGELICALS ARE

FINDING NEW WAYS TO

INTERPRET THE BIBLE TO

SUPPORT THEIR VIEWS ON GAY

MARRIAGE.

> PRE-SCHOOLERS AT A

CHRISTIAN SCHOOL IN SWEDEN

ARE FORBID FROM PRAYING

BEFORE MEALS, SAYING AMEN,

OR EVEN TALKING ABOUT THE

BIBLE.

ACCORDING TO "THIS IS

ENGLAND," SUPERVISORS FROM

THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SAY

TAKING PART IN THESE ACTS

OF FAITH VIOLATES THE LAW

CALLED "THE EDUCATION

ACT."

THE LAW SAYS ANY

EDUCATIONAL CONTENT THAT

CONTAINS CONFIDENTIAL

ELEMENTS IS INAPPROPRIATE.

SO INSTEAD OF THANKING GOD

BEFORE THE MEALS, THE

PRE-SCHOOLERS ARE

INSTRUCTED TO THANK THE

SUN AND THE RAIN.

> YOU CAN ALWAYS GET

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GORDON AND TERRY ARE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700

CLUB."

IT IS COMING UP RIGHT

AFTER THIS.

Gordon: YEARS AGO, HE

WAS A TEEN LIVING ON THE

STREETS.

THEN HE MOVED INTO A

CBN-SPONSORED CHILDREN'S

HOME.

NOW HE VOLUNTEERS AT THAT

SAME CHILDREN'S SHELTER.

SO WHEN REPORTER DAN RAINY

FOUND OUT THAT HE NEEDED

HELP WITH HIS SMALL

BUSINESS, WE WERE MORE

THAN WILLING TO LEND A

HAND.

Reporter: I'M DAN

RAINY, AND I TRAVEL THE

WORLD, BRINGING BACK

STORIES OF THE GOOD CBN

DOES IN PEOPLE'S LIVES.

I HAVE A MASTER'S IN

ANTHROPOLOGY, AND I LOVE

MEETING NEW PEOPLE AND

LEARNING ABOUT DIFFERENT

CULTURES.

I'VE BATTLED AMONG THE

MESI, SEEN EARTHQUAKE

AFTERMATH IN HAITI, AND

WALKED THE SHEPHERD'S

FIELD OF THE HOLY LAND.

NOW I WANT TO SPEND AT

LEAST 24 HOURS WITH SOME

OF THE FAMILIES WE HELP.

I WANT TO WORK WITH THEM,

EAT WITH THEM, AND

UNDERSTAND FIRSTHAND WHAT

THEY GO THROUGH STRUGGLING

TO SURVIVE, ONE DAY AT A

TIME.

ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF

KENSHASHA, I VISITED A

CHILDREN'S HOME SUPPORTED

BY CBN'S "ORPHANS'

PROMISE." THAT'S WHERE I

MET EMBUTA, A YOUNG MAN

WHO WAS ONE OF THE FIRST

ORPHANS WHO GREW UP THERE.

HE NOW EARNS A LIVING AT A

HANDYMAN AND WELDER.

RECENTLY HE VOLUNTEERED

WEEKS OF HIS TIME TO BUILD

ALL OF THE DOORS AND

WINDOWS FOR THE SCHOOL AT

THE CHILDREN'S HOME.

I ASKED HIM TO SHOW ME

WHERE HE LIVES.

HE LED ME DOWN THROUGH THE

NEIGHBORHOOD AND TOOK ME

TO A SMALL APARTMENT

BUILDING, WHERE HE RENTS A

SINGLE ROOM.

HE OFFERED ME A SMALL

DRINK AND WE TALKED.

WHEN I WAS A SMALL BOY,

BOTH OF MY PARENTS DIED.

WHEN I WAS 14, I CAME TO

THE CHILDREN'S HOME, AND

LIFE WAS VERY GOOD.

I HAD ENOUGH FOOD,

CLOTHES, AND I WAS ABLE TO

GO TO SCHOOL AND CHURCH.

Reporter: AS THE HEAT

OF THE DAY PASSED, HE TOLD

ME IT WAS TIME TO GET TO

WORK.

I WAS SHOCKED WHEN I SAW

HIS WELDER.

BARE WIRES AND 220 VOLTS

OF DANGER.

NAMED "ELECTRIC MAYHEM."

IT WORKS MOST OF THE

TIME, BUT IT IS NOT VERY

POWERFUL.

AND IT OVERHEATS AND HAS

TO BE REPAIRED ALL THE

TIME.

I RENT MANY EQUIPMENT.

THERE ARE MANY THINGS I

NEED, LIKE GLOVES AND WORK

BOOTS, BUT I DON'T HAVE

ENOUGH MONEY FOR THEM.

Reporter: HE SAID HE

IS SAVING EVERY PENNY HE

CAN BECAUSE HE WANTS TO

GET MARRIED.

HIS FIANCEE IS AN

APPRENTICE AT HER AUNT'S

DRESS SHOP, RIGHT ACROSS

THE STREET FROM HIS

WELDING YARD.

WHEN I SAW HER, IT WAS

LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT.

SHE IS VERY PRETTY, BUT

WHAT I LIKE MOST IS THAT

SHE IS VERY KIND AND A

GOOD CHRISTIAN GIRL.

I KNOW WE WILL HAVE A GOOD

LIFE TOGETHER.

Through Translator:

UMBUTA IS NOT LIKE OTHER

BOYS.

HE IS A FOLLOWER OF CHRIST

AND HE TREATS ME WITH

RESPECT.

HE IS A HARD WORKER.

HE'LL BE A GOOD HUSBAND.

Reporter: WE WORKED

ON A DOOR TOGETHER THAT

DAY.

HIS RENTED GRINDER WASN'T

WORKING, SO HE CUT ALL OF

THE PIECES BY HAND.

LUNCH WAS SIMPLE, A FEW

PIECES OF BREAD AND SOME

SODA.

WHILE WE ATE, HE TOLD ME

MORE ABOUT HOW HE GREW UP.

WHEN I WAS A SMALL BOY,

BOTH OF MY PARENTS DIED.

AND I WENT TO LIVE WITH MY

UNCLE.

HE HAD MANY WIVES AND

CHILDREN AND COULDN'T TAKE

CARE OF ME.

I HAD NOTHING.

Reporter: HE RAN AWAY

TO FIND A BETTER LIFE, BUT

WOUND UP LIVING IN THE

STREET.

HAD NO HOME AND I SLEPT

ON THE GROUND.

IT WAS A VERY UNHAPPY

TIME.

Reporter: ONE DAY

SOMEONE TOLD HIM ABOUT THE

NEW CHILDREN'S HOME THAT

HAD OPENED JUST OUTSIDE

THE CITY.

WHEN I WAS 14, I CAME

TO THE CHILDREN'S HOME,

AND LIFE WAS VERY GOOD.

I HAD ENOUGH FOOD, GOOD

CLOTHES, AND I WAS ABLE TO

GO TO SCHOOL AND CHURCH.

Reporter: AFTER

LUNCH, WE GOT BACK TO THE

PROJECT.

UMBUTA HAD THE GRINDER

WORKING AGAIN, SO THINGS

WERE A LITTLE EASIER, BUT

I STILL WANTED TO DO

SOMETHING ABOUT "ELECTRIC

MAYHEM."

SO A FEW DAYS LATER, I

WENT INTO THE CITY.

UMBUTA IS THE PERFECT

PERSON TO HELP.

HE IS FOCUSED, HE IS A

HARD WORKER, AND HE

GENUINE THE CARES ABOUT

PEOPLE.

SO I KNOW WITH JUST A

LITTLE HAND-UP, HE IS NOT

GOING TO STOP AT BUILDING

A BETTER LIFE FOR HIMSELF

AND HIS FIANCEE, AND HE

WILL CONTINUE TO HELP

OTHERS.

WHICH MEANS THEIR

GENERATIOCOMMUNITY WILL BE BETTER

OFF FOR GENERATIONS.

BACK AT THE WELDING YARD,

HE HAD NO IDEA WHAT WAS

ABOUT TO HAPPEN.

CHECK IT OUT.

IT IS SOMETHING FOR YOU TO

START YOUR NEW LIFE WITH,

WITH YOUR FIANCEE.

AND WE HAD ONE LAST

SURPRISE FOR HIM TO

PRESENT TO HER, A SEWING

MACHINE OF HER VERY OWN.

WITH THIS BLESSING, I

KNOW WE HAVE A GREAT

FUTURE AHEAD OF US.

I CAN'T THANK YOU ENOUGH.

AND I PRAY GOD WILL BLESS

YOU MORE.

Gordon: WHAT A

WONDERFUL STORY.

THAT'S WHAT "700 CLUB"

MEMBERS DO.

WE DON'T JUST GIVE

HANDOUTS.

WE GIVE HAND-UPS SO PEOPLE

CAN HAVE A HOPE AND A

FUTURE, CAN BE ABLE TO

MAKE A LIVING ON THEIR

OWN, AND GO THROUGH LIFE

CONFIDENT THAT THERE IS A

GOD WHO LOVES THEM, WHO

WANTS TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR

EVERY NEED.

IF YOU'RE NOT A MEMBER, WE

INVITE YOU TO JOIN WITH

US.

IT IS JUST $20 A MONTH, 65

CENTS A DAY, AND YOU JOIN

WITH TENS OF THOUSANDS OF

PEOPLE THAT WANT TO MAKE A

DIFFERENCE IN TODAY'S

WORLD.

IF YOU'RE ALREADY A MEMBER

OF "THE 700 CLUB," I

ENCOURAGE YOU, COULD YOU

CONSIDER INCREASING.

THERE ARE SO MANY

OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO

CBN TODAY.

THE NUMBER OF DOORS THAT

ARE OPEN FOR US TO PREACH

THE GOSPEL THROUGH

TELEVISION, TO HELP PEOPLE

IN VERY TANGIBLE WAYS --

SO IF YOU'RE A "700 CLUB"

MEMBER, CONSIDER GOING TO

"700 CLUB" GOLD, AND

THAT'S $40.

AND THERE IS ALSO THE

THOUSAND CLUB, AND THAT

BREAKS OUT TO $84 A MONTH.

AT WHATEVER LEVEL, CALL US

NOW: 1-800-700-7000.

WHEN YOU CALL AND JOIN,

I'VE GOT SOMETHING FOR

YOU.

IT'S A WONDERFUL D.V.D. ON

MIRACLES.

THERE ARE REAL LIFE

TESTIMONIES OF PEOPLE WHO

HAVE EXPERIENCED GOD'S

MIRACULOUS POWER.

AND THEN MY FATHER COMES

IN WITH A TEACHING AND

INTERVIEW WITH SCOTT ROSS,

WHERE HE SHARES THE

SECRETS TO MIRACLES, THE

SECRETS THAT HE HAS LIVED

OUT FOR OVER 55 YEARS IN

MINISTRY, HOW GOD HAS LED

HIM TO UNDERSTAND THE

SECRETS OF THE KINGDOM OF

GOD, HOW TO GET MIRACLES

IN YOUR LIFE.

I WANT YOU TO HAVE IT.

IT'S YOURS WHEN YOU JOIN,

SO CALL US:

1-800-700-7000.

TERRY?

Terry: WELL, STILL

AHEAD, SHE IS A Facebook

STAR WHO JUST WANTS TO

TELL THE WORLD ABOUT HER

DELIVERANCE.

GOD SUPERNATURALLY

ALLOWED ME TO SEE WITH

EYES OF PURITY.

HE IS THE ONLY ONE THAT

CAN SET YOU FREE.

Terry: SEE HOW SHE

WAS SET FREE AFTER

LITERALLY HAVING HER

BREATH TAKEN AWAY, WHEN WE

COME BACK.

Terry: EVERY DAY

SOFIA RUFFIN BREAKS OUT

HER SMARTPHONE AND BUSTS

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS.

THAT'S BECAUSE SHE HAS

DONE SOMETHING THE SOCIAL

JUSTICE WARRIORS SAY

CANNOT BE DONE: SHE'S BEEN

DELIVERED FROM A LESBIAN

LIFESTYLE.

GIVE ME SOME LOVE.

Reporter: SOFIA HOSTS

A DAILY LIVE SHOW ON

Facebook, WHERE

THOUSANDS OF VIEWERS

LISTEN TO HER CANDIDLY

SHARE HER STORY OF HOW SHE

WAS DELIVERED FROM

HOMOSEXUALITY.

MANY PEOPLE SAY, ONCE

GAY, ALWAYS GAY.

THEY CAN BE DELIVERED FROM

EVERYTHING BUT

HOMOSEXUALITY.

PEOPLE CAN BE FREED FROM

HOMOSEXUALITY.

GOD IS A DELIVERER.

Reporter: HER

POPULARITY AS A MINISTER

OF THE GOSPEL IS A FAR CRY

FROM HER LONELY DAYS

GROWING UP IN CHICAGO.

HER MOM WORKED LONG HOURS,

AND HER DAD OFTEN WASN'T

HOME.

I WAS MISSING SOME OF

THAT AFFECTION, NEEDING

THOSE HUGS AND THAT

EMBRACE.

Reporter: IN THIRD

GRADE, SHE DEVELOPED A

CRUSH ON A FEMALE TEACHER

WHO AFFIRMED HER AND

ENCOURAGED HER.

SHE CALLED ME PRETTY.

COME HERE, PRETTY GIRL.

SHE STARTED DOING MY HAIR.

I WOULD FEEL DIFFERENT.

I COULDN'T SHARE IT WITH

ANYBODY BECAUSE I KNEW

THAT IT WASN'T RIGHT.

I KNEW THAT GIRLS ARE

SUPPOSED TO LIKE BOYS.

Reporter: SOFIA SAYS

EARLY ON SHE PREFERRED

HANGING OUT WITH BOYS AND

PLAYING BASKETBALL WITH

THEM.

THEY BEGAN TO BE BULLIED,

AND SHE RESORTED TO THE

ONLY THING SHE KNEW HOW TO

DO: FIGHT.

WHEN PEOPLE WOULD

SAY -- CALL ME DIKE,

TOMBOY OR A BUTCH, I WOULD

JUST OUT RIGHT FIGHT THEM.

Reporter: THEN WHEN

SHE WAS 10, SOMETHING

HAPPENED THAT ONLY ADDED

TO HER CONFUSION.

SHE WAS MOLESTED, AND THE

ABUSE LASTED FOR FOUR

YEARS.

SHE NEVER TOLD ANYONE

ABOUT IT.

I JUST FELT LIKE, WHY

ME?

THEN I REALLY DESPISED GOD

BECAUSE NOT ONLY DID I

FEEL LIKE I'M GAY, I'M

BORN GAY, NOW I'M MOLESTED

AND VIOLATED.

Reporter: BY NOW,

SOFIA'S BASKETBALL SKILLS

WERE SO ADVANCED, WHEN SHE

WENT TO HIGH SCHOOL, SHE

MADE THE VARSITY GIRLS'

BASKETBALL TEAM.

ON THE VARSITY TEAM, WE

HAD SOME YOUNG LADIES

OPENLY IN THE HOMOSEXUAL

LIFE TILE.

LIFESTYLE.

I THOUGHT, I FINALLY FOUND

PEOPLE LIKE ME AND THEY'RE

OKAY WITH IT.

Reporter: SHE BEGAN

WEARING BAGGY CLOTHES, AND

EVENTUALLY THREW AWAY

ANYTHING THAT CONNECTED

HER TO A FEMININE

IDENTITY.

I WAS MOVED TO BE WHO I

FELT I WAS BORN TO BE, AND

THAT WAS A MAN.

Reporter: IN HER

JUNIOR YEAR, SOFIA STARTED

HAVING RELATIONSHIPS WITH

OTHER GIRLS.

SHE WENT TO COLLEGE ON A

BASKETBALL SCHOLARSHIP

WHERE SHE FULLY EMBRACED

LESBIANISM AND HER

IDENTITY AS A MAN.

BY THIS TIME HER MOTHER,

DORIS, KNEW.

MY HEART WAS BROKEN, IT

WAS BROKEN TO PIECES.

Reporter: SOFIA LIVED

AS A LESBIAN FOR 10 YEARS.

HER MOM AND MANY OTHERS

PRAYED FOR HER.

I WOULD SAY, LOOK, GOD,

THIS IS YOUR CHILD.

SHE BELONGS TO YOU, SO

YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE TO DO

WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE.

I DIDN'T GET TO A LOW

POINT WHERE I WAS GOING TO

GIVE UP ON HER.

Reporter: SOFIA HAD A

FRIEND WHO INSISTENTLY

KEPT INVITING HER TO

CHURCH.

ONE DAY SHE WENT TO

CHURCH.

AND SOMETHING HAPPENED.

I KEPT SAYING, I CAN'T

BREATHE.

HELP.

I WAS SCREAMING FOR HELP.

I REMEMBER HER TAPPING HER

CHEST.

AND AT THAT MOMENT, I KNEW

YOU'RE NOW TAKING YOUR

BREATH AWAY, AND THAT

MEANS YOU ARE BREATHING IN

NEW LIFE.

AND IT WAS LIKE GOD SAID,

NOW I HAVE GOT MY

DAUGHTER.

Reporter: SOFIA SAYS

SHE HEARD GOD TELLING HER

TO GO TO THE FRONT OF THE

CHURCH.

THE WHOLE TIME I'M

TALKING BACK TO HER, AND I

SAID, PLEASE, BECAUSE IF

YOU LET ME DOWN AND YOU

DON'T PROTECT ME LIKE YOU

SAID YOU WOULD, THIS IS

IT.

I WILL NEVER BE DOING THIS

AGAIN.

THERE WON'T BE A SECOND

SHOT.

GOD KEPT SAYING, TRUST ME

WITH YOUR LIFE, I'VE GOT

YOU.

I WAS GOING TO THE ALTER

TO GIVE MY WHOLE LIFE TO

THE GOD THAT APPREHENDED

ME IN THE SERVICE WITH A

POWER THAT WAS GREATER

THAN ME.

Reporter: WHEN SOFIA

REACHED THE FRONT, THE

PASTOR BEGAN TO PRAY WITH

HER.

I SAW A PERSON THAT WAS

ASKING FATHER GOD, I WANT

TO CHANGE, BUT WILL YOU

HELP ME?

IS THIS REAL?

AND I CRIED OUT AND I

LIFTED MY HANDS AND I SAID

I WAS SORRY.

AND IT WAS A GENUINE

SORRY.

I WAS SORRY THAT I

MISUNDERSTOOD WHO HE WAS.

I WAS SORRY THAT I HAD

SUCH AN ANGER TOWARDS HIM.

AND I WAS REALLY SORRY FOR

EVERYTHING THAT I HAD

DONE.

AND WHEN I ACCEPTED CHRIST

AS MY PERSONAL SAVIOR, IT

WASN'T ME ASKING GOD TO

COME INTO MY LIFE JUST AS

A CLICHE.

ME ASKING WAS FOR HIM TO

BE FATHER LORD, GOD OF MY

LIFE.

AND I ACCEPTED HIM FOR

REAL.

Reporter: SOFIA SAYS

OVER THE NEXT FOUR YEARS,

GOD BEGAN A TRANSFORMATION

IN HER HEART AND MIND TO

MAKE HER INTO THE WOMAN HE

CREATED HER TO BE.

ON MOTHER'S DAY, SOFIA

SURPRISED HER MOM AND CAME

TO CHURCH DRESSED LIKE A

LADY.

AND I LOOKED -- OH, SHE

IS SO BEAUTIFUL.

AND SHE OPENED HER ARMS

REALLY WIDE.

AND I GOT UP AND I RAN TO

MY MOM.

AND THE EMBRACE -- THE

EMBRACE THAT SHE GAVE ME,

I FORGOTTEN ABOU FORGOT ABOUT ALL OF THE

YEARS THAT I DIDN'T GET

IT.

SHE HELD ME AS SHE SAID,

SOFIA, MY BABY, YOU'RE

BACK.

YOU LOOK SO PRETTY.

I LOVE YOU.

I MISS YOU.

MY BABY IS BACK.

THANK GOD.

THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING HER

TO LIVE TO SEE THAT HER

PRAYERS, HER LOVE, HER

BELIEVING IN ME AND TRUST

IN YOU WAS NOT IN VAIN.

I GOT MY IDENTITY BACK.

GOD SUPERNATURALLY ALLOWED

ME TO SEE WITH EYES OF

PURITY AND DELIVERANCE.

Reporter: AS A

MINISTER AND AUTHOR OF

FOUR BOOKS, SOFIA HOPES TO

LEAD OTHERS OUT OF THE

HOMOSEXUAL LIFESTYLE AND

TO FIND HEALING AND

FREEDOM IN JESUS CHRIST.

EVEN IF YOU HAVE GOT TO

LIMP, LIMP YOUR WAY, CRAWL

YOUR WAY, GET TO HIM.

HE IS THE ONLY ONE THAT

CAN SET YOU FREE.

Terry: HE IS THE ONLY

ONE THAT CAN SET YOU FREE.

AND IN HIS WORD, GOD

CLEARLY TELLS US WHO WE

ARE CREATED TO BE.

HE SAYS, YOU ARE MADE IN

THE IMAGE AND LIKENESS OF

GOD.

NO MISTAKES.

GOD CREATED YOU TO BE ALL

THAT HE INTENDED YOU TO

BE.

HOPE, A PURPOSE, A

FUTURE -- ALL OF THOSE

THINGS ARE HIS PROMISES

FOR YOU.

AND THEN THERE IS THE

ENEMY OF GOD.

AND HIS DESIRE IS TO HURT

THE HEART OF GOD AS MUCH

AS HE CAN.

HOW DO YOU THINK HE MOST

DOES THAT?

BY BESMIRCHING THAT IMAGE

SO THAT YOU, YOURSELF,

DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU

WERE CREATED TO BE, DON'T

SEE THE GOD WHO LOVES YOU

WITH AN EVERLASTING LOVE.

SO THAT YOU COMPROMISE,

YOU MAKE CHOICES, YOU TURN

AROUND, YOU RUN IN THE

OPPOSITE DIRECTION, AND

YOU BECOME SOMETHING YOU

WERE NOT CREATED TO BE.

BUT THERE IS FREEDOM.

THAT'S THE MESSAGE THAT

SOFIA BRINGS WITH HER

STORY.

IT DOESN'T MATTER HOW FAR

YOU'VE GONE OR WHAT YOU'VE

DONE, YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER

CREATED YOU IN THE IMAGE

AND LIKENESS OF HIMSELF.

AND HE WILL WAIT.

HE WILL WATCH FOR YOU TO

COME.

I JUST REITERATE WHAT

SOFIA SAID TO YOU.

IF YOU'VE GOT TO GET DOWN

ON YOUR KNEES, ON YOUR

BELLY, AND CRAWL BACK TO

HIM BECAUSE OF YOUR

DESPERATION, CRAWL BACK.

HIS ARMS ARE OPEN.

THE INVITATION IS ALWAYS

THERE FOR YOU.

YOU SEE, GOD LOVES YOU

WITH AN EVERLASTING LOVE,

AND THE WORLD WOULD TELL

YOU THAT THAT IS

DIFFERENT, THAT HE IS NOT

THERE, THAT HE IS NOT

REAL.

THE WORLD WILL PUT POLISH

OVER EVERY CHOICE YOU

MAKE, EVERY LIFESTYLE YOU

CHOOSE TO ENGAGE IN.

BUT THERE IS SOMETHING

MORE.

DON'T MISS IT.

IN YOUR HEART OF HEARTS,

HEAR THE VOICE OF GOD

CALLING YOU BACK TO WHAT

YOU WERE CREATED TO BE.

IF YOU NEED TO PRAY WITH

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BE SET FREE.

THE BIBLE SAYS THAT THE

ONE THE SON SETS FREE IS

FREE INDEED.

WE'VE GOT A PACKET CALLED

"A NEW DAY."

IT IS FREE TO YOU, ASK FOR

IT WHEN YOU CALL.

WE WANT TO LEAVE YOU WITH

THESE WORDS: "NOW THE LORD

IS SPIRIT, AND WHERE THE

SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS,

THERE IS FREEDOM."

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