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-- one courtroom today a man accused of taking part in in -- running in terror plot on US soil pleading not guilty.
-- Sean our senior correspondents outside the federal courthouse in Manhattan with some details -- Eric what can you tell us that officials have -- you're -- -- American or charged him with playing to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United Nations among other things.
Yeah yes they did chat but He pled not guilty even though authorities say He has confessed and that she is cooperating.
He has 56 year old launcher up by (%expletive) you say resident of Corpus Christi, Texas has led the lone star state for three decades.
He's been a used car sales and -- restaurant but now is charged with having been recruited.
By the Iranian -- force to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador in Washington.
In court of RCR sat in a blue prison jumpsuit He entered the plea of not guilty.
He's accused of arranging a one point five million dollar pay off to a man He thought was a drug cartel Mexican drug cartel hit man.
That man turned out to be a confidential informant for the DEA.
-- say allegedly passed -- 100000 dollars they say He got from Tehran.
To that confidential informant.
All money He say say He got from the Iranians.
The Iranians though -- this case baseless they terminate Hollywood scenario -- until you tell us about some of the evidence against him if you could hear.
Yeah all they have recorded phone conversations they say as well as intercepts and of course they say has been cooperating and actually made some recorded.
Phone conversations back to Tehran.
Where they say He was directed to carry out the killing.
About the bombing of that restaurant there would have been -- hundreds of innocent Americans -- at.
All to try and kill one man Saudi Arabian ambassador Abdel -- there was a very prominent and respected member of the diplomatic community.
About -- according to the indictment said quote they want that guy down if a hundred go with him FM.
The confidential informant said I'm gonna -- mile per showed him whatever you want about -- said -- it doesn't matter whatever is easy for you.
And you know this also echoes their previous terrorist attack two of them back and -- terrorists in 1992 and 94.
Our rob we'll leave behind those bombings that they Jewish Center and the Israeli embassy those attacks killed 114 people -- Eric Shawn live the federal courthouse in lower Manhattan air thanks very much so that -- this way.
Why would Iran put such a complex.
And deadly plot in the hands of -- salesman.
Let's go to our senior judicial analyst its -- -- -- who's witnessed.
That that part of it is it is a bit.
Hole -- this -- -- -- chocolate chuckling a little bit because you can't make up a question like that but it's a profound question that people in their law enforcement community.
And in the intelligence community are asking its out of character -- -- whatever you think about Iran what do you think their monsters menaces are just acting in their own self interest.
They have a very sophisticated.
Intelligence community that normally would not reach out has -- history reaching out to someone like this so here a couple of the questions.
Was the Justice Department a victim here to this guy managed and -- the Justice Department and corruptly get it to believe.
That He was an agent for Iran when in fact He wasn't was -- working for some other country that wanted to set up adversity between the United States and Iran.
The government does not want a criminal trial -- it does not want these events to be scrutinized under oath -- a federal courtroom.
It will do everything it can to get this defendant the used car so -- -- -- -- from Houston to plead -- so there is -- trial.
But if you know boring I guilty plea they're gonna have to come up with some sort of tied you're -- -- have to make.
This story that seems to have been put together by them make sense to everyone else well they do have the ties -- challenges pointed out they have they have a a a who locked up case against this guy.
The question is.
Did He really have the ability to do what He said He was gonna do our -- He living in a fantasy world.
Just as the FBI agents and DEA agents were pretended to be Mexican drug -- interested in Jihad think about that.
Mexican drug lords interest that in Jihad and did He fall for this or -- He can cocked.
That's what will come out and trial and that's really just a -- agree to see it but you can catch his show freedom watch -- -- weeknight at 8 o'clock eastern 7 central on the Fox Business Network.
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