Bill O’Reilly tonight took on MSNBC “All In” host Chris Hayes’ remarks that O’Reilly benefited from government help because he grew up in Levittown, N.Y., which was a result of the federal housing policy.

O’Reilly countered Hayes’ statements. He said federal housing policy was providing GIs with low-cost mortgages after returning from World War II.


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“They weren’t freebies,” O’Reilly said. “Our military people earned them because they sacrificed years of their lives where they weren’t making any money.”

O’Reilly’s father was a military officer who was able to get a low-cost mortgage in Levittown.


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Martha MacCallum joined O’Reilly to discuss the remarks. Watch the full clip above.