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Or on -- Secret Service sex scandal let's bring in Brett -- he's the anchor a special report Brett was on the president's trip he has just gotten back himself from Columbia.
So tell us -- what was it like to be on the ground while all of this was unfold in the last few days.
-- a little surreal because I was a moderator of a panel of us CEOs talking about business investment in Latin America.
Ahead of the president meeting with president Santos of Columbia.
And the president of boot Brazil onstage and basically this story dominated the coverage.
Only thing that was coming out of US network's coverage about this summit so.
It was it was very strange to it to be there I'll I'll make two quick points about the the scandal clearly it's it's serious and as.
Congressman -- -- suggested it it opens up questions about.
The possibility of blackmail.
In scenario in scenarios where -- Secret Service is on the ground setting up for presidential visit.
Too it's important to realize that of painting with a broad brush the Secret Service day today does an amazing job protecting the president and top officials in the government around the world I traveled.
Like Ed does now as chief White House correspondent and it was amazing to see them operate so.
Whether congressman -- investigation shows that this is more expensive we'll have to wait and see but of my personal view is that.
I've seen the Secret Service -- very professionally across the board we just heard from the president his first comments on this.
Is this a problem for him politically or is is just an overall embarrassment.
Let's embarrassment and it and more most importantly -- takes away from.
What was it pretty successful summit down there and meeting he'd he impressed a number of leaders just talking anecdotally.
Two them on the ground about how he dealt with situations and his statement about the controversy.
I think and impress people saying that.
It was going to be a rigorous and thorough investigation but.
I think that what was overshadowed was the possibility of US.
Expansion of business opportunities in Latin America and they -- they're really great.
More on that tonight on special report I'm sure I want to switch gears and ask you about the vote in the senate.
On the Buffett rule we just heard James Rosen talk about that in there some polling from Gallup that's out that shows that 60% of Americans.
Like this idea 63%.
Of independents say that they are in favor of the Buffett rule the Democrats obviously feel they have a winner with this right.
Very much so and that's -- the president.
More than twenty times in the last three weeks.
Talk about the Buffett rule at various events they see these numbers they see these polls in the politics of it.
Enticing for them.
However when dealing with as James mentioned the big picture of fifteen point six trillion dollars in -- Republicans are saying.
-- you should close loopholes we should expand the the tax base and there should be giant tax reform.
Much like we saw on the Simpson Bowles proposal or others so whether who who wins out right now if you look at those numbers.
The White House is seeing advantage in the politics.
Welcome home Brett necessary if you can catch prepare every weeknight 6 PM eastern time on special report right here on fox.
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