This is a rush transcript from “On the Record,” January 25, 2012. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, FOX NEWS HOST: And now, a confrontation on the tarmac. Just moments after Air Force One landed in Arizona, President Obama and Jan Brewer appeared to have a heated exchange. What caused the tension moments? It was Governor Brewer’s book. Governor Brewer joins us.
Governor, nice to see you. We’ve all seen the picture. We had on GretaWire.com. You are pointing his finger right to his chest. What were you saying to him?
ARIZONA GOV. JAN BREWER: I was trying to be there in a tone to welcome him to Arizona. I was very pleased he was coming to Arizona to see part of Arizona’s come back. I had written a handwritten note to him to deliver welcoming him to Arizona and to thank him for being here and gave him the letter. He immediately took umbrage with my book I wrote, “Scorpions for Breakfast” and was disgruntled about the way he was portrayed in the book.
VAN SUSTEREN: Did he actually say anything to you, you got it wrong, you said this about me and this is not true?
BREWER: I said “You read by book?” He said “I read excerpts from it.” The bottom line is the book is factual. The book is true. I want our borders secured. I want our nation protected. He wants amnesty. We’ll never going to agree on that. So I don’t know why he was surprised by my book. He evidently is and thin-skinned in regards to it.