GLENN: Let's go to the Matthew McConaughey audio. Do you still have that, Pat?
The Matthew McConaughey audio.
PAT: Get it in a minute.
GLENN: He was -- he was in the middle of an interview for a new movie that he's in. And if you don't have it, that's all right. We'll pick it up in a minute.
He was -- he started in on the situation we're in right now.
Did you guys take that as a slap in Hollywood's face, a slap on the back of Donald Trump, or did you just take that as, "Hey, I -- I think that maybe we should all as I remember down?"
Do you have it, Pat?
PAT: Yeah, I have it.
GLENN: Yeah, go ahead. Play it.
VOICE: Every single American actor or art-y type who comes over to London dumps on Trump. You all completely hate him.
Do you think it's time that maybe Hollywood and the culture elite of America gave this guy a break?
MATTHEW: Well, they don't have a choice now. He's our president. And it's very dynamic and as divisive of an inauguration and time that we've ever had. At the same time, it's time for us to embrace, shake hands with this fact, and be constructive with him over the next four years.
So anyone -- even those who may strongly disagree with his principles or things he's said and done, which is another thing, we'll see what he does compared to what he had said -- no matter how much you even disagreed along the way, it's time to think about how constructive can you be, because he's our president for the next four years, at least, president of the United States.
GLENN: Isn't that just common sense?
PAT: Yeah, I think so.
GLENN: You can even look at it and say, "Look, the guy wants a 1.1 -- or at least a 1 trillion-dollar stimulus package."
GLENN: Why would you be spitting on him when you know he punches back twice as hard, when you could get a lot of stuff done -- I'm not condoning this. This is not what I want. I don't want a $1.1 trillion stimulus package. But he does.
Why wouldn't you be embracing him, instead of marching in the streets? $1 trillion can make a lot of things happen.
GLENN: Why wouldn't you on the left be going, "You know what, let's see where he's going?"
PAT: We could work with that.
GLENN: We could work with this.
STU: Right. Think of this, this is a Republican president who proposed a 680 billion-dollar maternity leave and childhood program, okay?
And day one of his presidency, there is a Women's March against him for being, oh, so conservative.
GLENN: Isn't that amazing?
STU: Why wouldn't you instead -- and believe me, I'm glad they're not doing this because it might very well work. But if you were a liberal and wanted to actually get things done and get these big programs locked in for all eternity -- because when they come from Republicans, they will never go away -- you would be able to lock these things in forever, if you went to him and said, "You know what, we don't really like this immigration ban. But I don't even want to talk about that. Let's talk about your maternity leave program."
Because if you want to know the approach that's worked with Trump, as far as moving him to the left, it's not yelling at him and screaming at him. It's Ivanka and Jared Kushner's approach
STU: They're both Democrats. I mean, she leans very left on social issues. And what have you seen? That proposal from point example one. Number two, all the executive orders that have come in and Trump has reversed. He didn't reverse the LGBTQIA ban --
STU: -- with executive order.
GLENN: He kept Obamacare.
STU: He codified it. So far, he has. But, I mean, we don't know what's going to happen with that when he's still --
GLENN: Well, he said yesterday that it would be at least a year before he'd get to that. The longer it drags out, the less that's coming out.
STU: But there's an approach that works with Trump, and it's working with him, as McConaughey is talking about.
There's actually ground to gain there for them. I hope they continue to protest them in the streets because I think it hardens Trump against those positions. So it's very good for us. So in a way, I really kind of hope they continue that.
GLENN: But it's really bad -- can I pick it up there? Because it's not very good for us. When I come back.