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Allegations are rocking Washington tonight is the White House leaking information for political reasons to make pres Obama look better politically that according to president Obama's 2008 opponent.
Arizona Senator John McCain the answer is yes Senator McCain says recent news stories about -- Obama's attempts to.
And reports of a -- kill list are damaging to our national security.
And politics are behind that the leaks.
Can only undermines similar ongoing or future operations.
And in this two cents.
It compromises our national security.
But this region.
Regardless of how politically useful these leaks may have been to the present and they have to stop these leaks have to stop.
White house Press Secretary Jay Carney says Andy claims that they are leading information for political gain is grossly irresponsible South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham -- it's nice to -- -- and glad that the year frightened they're too I mean first of -- out of the question whether their leaks at the first and the second thing is if there are -- is it just sloppy or someone going -- or is it being done for some political advantage -- is particularly good but -- -- much worse than the other.
-- -- be Sherlock Holmes to figure out what's going here going on here you've had three weeks.
That paint the president as strong leader you talk about a may apply.
That was disrupted we had -- Yemen.
Underwear bomber trying to develop a new form.
Bombs that would be -- -- talking about a double agent.
That was Gannett -- Saudi Arabian Britain.
And that story was about how the Obama administration save the -- You have another story about cyber attacks against Iran very specific.
Programs are worrying gauged in ensuring that technology with Israel.
Then you have this story about how the -- -- looks over each drone attack in a cruise is himself.
So I don't think it's an accident that -- three stories within about 45 days that paint the Obama administration is being effective in the war on terror.
And our national security detriment.
I -- ever understand what the motivation to do politically and then if anything has again given -- the president got a sound a lot and he certainly is not they're reluctant to -- -- to concede that they have actually had the number two guy today with a drop some and that isn't exactly if I would think sending back in his his -- suit in his hand his bigger problem is the economy analysts are trying to use the national security is a distraction.
They got us a sense I'm with you -- be the first to say well done on -- -- -- I'd be the first to say the drone attacks are good.
Tactical programs you're doing a good job with the drones he did a lousy job leaving Iraq early.
You're not taking a side on and how -- the Iranians ever believe we're gonna.
Do something within if we leave Iraq in chaos and we won't deal with a side now we talk about leaving Afghanistan strategically.
This presence made a mess of things that tactically.
The drone attacks the -- line raid were all good things but these.
These leaks have one common thing.
They're paying this president right before his election is a strong leader on national security.
They're doing in a way that our allies will not help us in the feature they're putting people at risk this Pakistani doctor.
How do we know about this somebody -- the fact that the doctor was helping us find bin Laden.
He's in jail for 33 years senator McCain's right there's some political advantage trying to be created from these -- -- -- -- stop.
People's lives certain risks let.
You know about it but does it there's a difference between I mean -- national security and and there's also been a leader in the world so that we command respect so -- -- greater influence remain a superpower.
Anderson county is a three distinct issues right right so we're -- national security is the one of SA that it that is a police problem was they didn't knock on whatever luck we have been hit by anything and he's -- these he's -- these terror.
How would argue that he's -- a major problem that he's handled Iraq for we will withdrew from Iraq is about to fall apart that I.
-- -- Other category how he's handled so world diplomacy and how messy and TJ and tactical decisions on the tactical level getting bin Laden was a great decision by the president.
Tactically these drones attacks have disrupted al-Qaeda and the Taliban and the travel regions of Pakistan.
Strategically we let Syria get out of control we fumbled the ball inside the ten yard line on Iraq after we stabilize the country.
He screwed that up and quite frankly -- we do is talk about leaving Afghanistan.
But the point of these articles.
How could you say it's not about making him look strong.
These articles have a common thing they talk about programs in the Obama administration.
Very assisted programs they're trying to trade this administration's very strong on national security at the detriment of our own national.
As an enemy and undermining even democratic senators Dianne Feinstein has been a hero he says she's upset that I the world that Carl Levin was ahead errands and visit me and I -- they're going to be hearings about it do you think it's President Obama himself -- -- someone.
Ebony wellness center team and we can talk about -- I can.
That question this and McCain ask is it done for political reasons how did you say it's not the stories -- Well I don't know who's responsible sediment well we're gonna have a hearing somebody in the White House.
Somebody connected to the highest level the -- administration has decided to leak.
Three different scenarios.
That make the president -- like a strong national security leader at the detriment of operations going on throughout the world.
The saudis in the brits are less likely to help us in the feature.
Because this was -- suppose lead double agent.
What country is gonna provide help to -- to America they read about their help in the New York Times.
But I act I don't get me wrong I agreed the leaks are horrible and then they jeopardize our national security enhancements that what do I think it's a little bit different -- warning is that the accusation that it's politically motivated and the -- President Obama.
It made it those are different -- things.
The president called -- the reporter but look at the stories that did talk about people inside the situation room.
Talking to reporters on background that were in a meeting with the president.
A global -- blow description of how -- decide which targets to hit.
Which -- baseball cards stacked -- -- Jesse is up to his eyeballs in this -- I guess I have suggesting somebody in the winehouse is orchestrating an effort to leak.
Information and programs to make the president look good to think otherwise is just absurd these three stories within 45 days of each other.
Are less than they have.
Paint a portrait of an administration effectively -- terrorism talking about disrupting a bomb plot that would have put us all that risk.
Yeah in a cyber attack on on around this kind of build a nuclear weapon in -- so Israel into the mix you talk about how you attack an Iranian nuclear program.
What kind of technology I -- -- -- -- before I've got to -- gonna break his -- out in this Democrats run the US senate and say they'll be here -- we'll we'll Carl Levin and Dianne Feinstein -- -- -- they push for the life -- thank you before the election let me -- did this happen on Republican president's watch how would be asking for -- -- -- election now salute now and I am not what this is egregious it has to be dealt with.
And the congress and about partisan way is rightly -- and we need to -- bottom of it.
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