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-- while GOP lawmakers set their sights on the president's attorney general.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are looking for answers in the probe over high level leaks of national security secrets.
Chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge has the latest on that.
I don't think there's any doubt that it came from the administration we need to find out who The Who and what as best we can.
Speaking to FOX & Friends senior Republican Senator John McCain said the appointment of two US attorneys by the Justice Department.
To investigate the Meeks was not enough given their severity.
You -- two of our most.
And by the way our allies -- that it's been revealed that Israelis were with us in this.
Cyber effort there would -- that I can imagine how they feel today.
Late Friday the Justice Department sent out an announcement from the attorney general says two US attorney's Ronald C -- -- junior from the District of Columbia.
And -- The attorney general said they quote.
Are fully authorized to prosecute criminal violations and follow all appropriate investigative needs within the executive and legislative branches of government.
On the Sunday talk shows ahead of the senate has Intelligence Committees -- and.
Some of the leaks in the public -- -- self described aids or people who were in the situation room that's a pretty small but pretty important group of people.
And so my question -- attorney general is good start maybe.
But we need to find out if they'll have that independent.
-- I take the president at face value.
And as chairman Rogers said the investigation has to be nonpartisan.
It's got to be vigorous and it's got to move ahead rapidly.
The white house Press Secretary was pushed to explain why the administration was so confident that -- did not come from Pennsylvania Avenue.
-- got internal.
I can tell you that.
Underneath this White House and of the guidance of the president.
Takes very seriously.
The need to protect classified.
And sensitive information.
A veteran of the bush Justice Department says the attorney general seems to be following a well established procedure but.
I think -- slight twist is that it's a little unusual in that he's having a US attorney from the District of Columbia investigate conduct that apparently occurred in the District of Columbia.
In addition to fast and furious the attorney general can expect aggressive questioning from lawmakers Tuesday on the scope and independence of the leak investigations.
Quarters appearance on Capitol Hill is his first since the two US attorney's reported threat -- this over the panel as well Catherine thank you.
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