freedom. >> this is your family now. >> that is what i want to say, you are my family, you are my family, i really appreciate that, from the bottom of my heart, thank you so much, this means a lot to me, thank you so much. [applause] , thank you, guy, i appreciate that. thank you [applause] >> thank you, so much. pete: when we come back, sean hannity takes stage to deliver a powerful message on patriotism.
fox news channel. and i promise you, if you would have taken a bet and asked hannity would he survive 27 years, that would be worse bet on earth. one thing though i want to make sure we do tonight is to recognize all of you from all the way to the top up there and top up there. are you all having a good time. that means you have been drinking heavily, haven't you. that is a good sign. i have the blessing and honor of a lifetime to be on the air 27 je year, and now 35 on radio, my son is here, he doesn't believe that. you know what, i want just to take one minute and realize that we appreciate, i'll ask all of the honored talented.
when things go up and down, i have been honored to be a part of it, i want to say what tonight is well, for all of you brave patriots and you people that have sacrificed so much for your love of country and liberties and our freedoms and gifts that god gave us of free state we live in. this is the greatest country god gave man, this night is for you. you made all that happened. i just want to sayy on behalf of me and on air staff, i have to do a tv show, it is hannity. i want to say on behalf of everyone that i am hon toed to work with -- thank you for all you have done. thank you for your service. thank you for your loved freedom. god bless you all, god bless america, thank you all for having us, thank you for coming out tonight.
>> howdy. what a time, what a night. look at you, you are beautiful. so i have had a front row seat over the last 20 or 30 years, learned a couple things about ward hard work and getting the job done and getting dirty, time again, throughout it all, when i have been able to see it the pride this comes with making something by hand. so do me do men that you are about to meet, sean and justis henderson. father and son son duo who made this year's patriot awards, the literal award, they are works of
thank you, hugo. great to talk to. let's bring in my panel now, adrian elrod, democratic strategist, former senior aide on the biden harris campaign. also joe walsh, former republican congressman. welcome to you both, guys. appreciate it. just, let me start with you on this one. i want you to pick up on some of the conversation i was having with hugo. that is the complicated place in which donald trump finds himself in right now. dealing with, in particular, the special counsel heading up the doj probes along with launching his presidential bid for 2024. >> yasmin, good to be with you. trump is going to be indicted. he deserves to be indicted. probably for a few things. politically, what that means is, sadly, i think his position in the party, in the republican party will be strengthened. once he's entitled, his followers will rally behind him, tucker carlson, sean hannity
it's the worst nuclear crisis since the cuban missile crisis, do you think the guy should maybe go to the situation room instead of the beach in delaware ? >> may be so, but i think can think of a lot of things that presidents have done over the year you happen to be republica where it might've been the optics might not have looked so good. so what, at the end of the day we get to judge the job he's doing the administration that he's working with and what they are executing. what is that about? it could be the inflation reduction act, it could be the bipartisan infrastructure bill, it could be the fact that he doesn't have to nationalistic point of view when it comes to the war between russia and ukraine that he has galvanized the international community to some degree, i am not the aficionado that some people are but i was listening to a great radio host, i have been listening to him for the past 1 years, his name is sean hannity. you know what you said one time as a matter fact several times he said the prism of history would tell us, don't get caught