White House's leaker-in-chief
Who is to blame for releasing top secret intel?
- Duration 8:55
- Date Jun 11, 2012
Who is to blame for releasing top secret intel?
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And there are new developments tonight regarding the White House leak scandal -- you -- -- call a number of top secret programs and data has been disclosed to reporters in recent months by quote.
And unnamed Obama insider now Republicans Democrats alike have publicly stated.
That the release of this information has in fact put American lives in danger as a result the attorney general Eric Holder.
Has appointed to US attorneys to look into the matter.
However Republicans who continued to demand that an outside special prosecutor be named to lead the investigation.
Also tonight democratic insider -- -- pulling no punches and naming names he says he knows exactly who spoke to the New York Times.
And it is somebody with extremely close ties to President Obama.
Listen and us.
-- -- -- were the culprits clear.
It's called -- -- national security advisor comp dollar is it political -- it would seek political opportunity -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And he is now running already and he was also there but I worked with Jim Johnson cropping -- -- Somehow he's national security advisor Indians know it watching inch it's a -- her and she.
I -- -- allegation is critical to this investigation because -- -- that is the man who leads the presidential daily briefing each and every day inside the Oval Office.
And that suggests to me that as this investigation continues.
We may ultimately find out that the president himself was the one who in fact authorized to release of this highly classified information.
And here walk on more on this growing scandal the author of the number one best seller demonic -- Coulter and the man you just heard from.
Former democratic pollster Fox News contributor packet -- you're a Democrat.
You're saying definitively you know.
I didn't say it differently -- tonight definitively what was you know that's a difference.
You look you know Dianne Feinstein and remember this is not any ordinary Linksys is as she said.
Putting a -- you are American foreign policy and an American lives in jeopardy.
The New York Times review mr.
-- book by Thomas Ricks who is the one on the -- -- surprise -- -- Wall Street Journal in Washington Post.
For an expert defense expert.
In his interview in his review in the New York Times he says.
And throughout mister senator -- enjoyed great access to senior White House officials most notably Tom problems good problems affect.
The hero the book as well of the chief commentator and record little -- and it's all about this stuff.
When gates -- we had the disclosure of seal team six.
Robert Gates went to the White House saw Tom dollars in revenue communication -- you know what is keeper I think mouth -- This stuff is Tom dollars and known for this he is a political operative and you heard Tamar remarks.
He's known you when you think of the job that's been held by me George Bundy speed Immersion -- French -- -- You know the whole host of people come of Condoleezza Rice Colin Powell this is a person whose job was to be a delegate count -- -- -- a -- and -- A political person this is important -- because it's it's what did they know what did they would know what.
But this was all designed all these leaks make the president look good supposedly.
Right up with all due respect I really don't think it matters who leaked it is coming from the Obama White House -- actually seal team six to brag about killing Osama bin Laden that came out of the president's mouth.
And as pat just mentioned military and intelligence officials.
We're going ballistic over that and for a reason two weeks later a -- a helicopter shot out of the sky in Afghanistan.
And what is at its seal team six it is because of it.
It I mean who wouldn't leaking -- the unit by the United States government generally has been bad it's always much worse under the democrats' other leaks that come out and -- hurt.
In order to brag about Obama killing Osama bin Laden they have to to -- To -- interrupting me.
They had to brag about.
The help they got from Pakistan on George Stephanopoulos should.
From a Pakistani pharmacist and he has just been sentenced to 33 years and human and -- one more this -- -- who was.
On indeed going to be Arabian Peninsula he reveals this but it's about immediate sell -- to -- united this is he is no on the run because if it hits you right about what.
Pakistan -- -- but but this is important because this is the president in the Oval Office every Tuesday morning deciding who's gonna be the next victim of US drone attack.
This is also about Iran and the fact that that we were able to -- -- this book.
Penetrate that nuclear facilities and drive their computer system.
And taking -- All right -- really bananas about this the Israelis because they invited assuming that -- him.
While I was yeah.
-- Do their program the fact always that you have -- sitting here and that's why the real if you look at science book it's all gone who's doing -- the big chapter there.
And I will tell you this and say some about the president.
You know when -- -- in his New York Times and that's what is he could call them up they call fox all time simply don't like -- gonna do.
They -- called up is present -- Kennedy didn't said.
Do not do this Jay Carney could have called.
Is there any evidence whatsoever the president -- they won't get us out of course they do it if it you know wide eyed good looks like a duck and walks like a duck and quacks like about.
Good luck this is important think of how the Democrats reacted to the whole Valerie Plame issue back.
And she wasn't even a cohort -- I know I look what look at the special prosecutor like Scooter Libby.
You know this is infinitely worse this is perceived to have.
A special prosecutor here they're doing mr.
brush this under the rug until after the election point two is.
When the New York Times is -- on classified intelligence information under Republican administration is to make the Republican administration look bad.
When they're doing it under a Democrat administration they're doing to make the Democrat look good.
Obama is all of these all of these articles have been like love letters to Obama now what a top commander in chief he doesn't look out -- isn't on -- He's put people when Japanese -- -- we persuaded to trust the United States of America and now they are on the Ron in prison or dance.
The political agreement on what it literally cooking -- and somebody.
If if in fact we were able to pull this off in this a -- nuclear facility.
Somebody -- that in there right I didn't just end up getting into their system that's -- That's what threat the -- Because they needed to be put in those you know -- to stick in the computers.
So now that double agent is in jeopardy he could be debt.
Couldn't dark trust the united pivotal Laura's law and on actually the rest of the world doesn't understand you can trust us what do Republicans in the White House he just can't -- -- Rather make a partisan and this element this is really disastrous and one of the things is in 2010 just before the election -- -- out there and orchestrated.
The cartridge bomber incident.
As a public about when they have forty -- it was to make influence the election he -- a politician he is not national security expert.
That's like me being an astronaut but I'll tell you their political danger for the president.
As we saw -- gay marriage when sixty some percent of people said they thought again for political reasons.
And the same kind of reaction about him -- would take you over credit for that.
Bin Laden yes there are many people in this country I've seen the polls -- severe number of people including many Democrats independents think.
He has warned you would ever he could take to get reelected even if it's this hurt us -- the -- -- the car.
-- we have this last question which is very -- how big does this get because it it you know compare anything I mean those that have made comparisons to Iran Contra.
How big a deal is this if in fact the president and his team or within his administration are leaking information.
That is putting people's lives in jeopardy just to make him look at an election year because that's what this allegation -- How big -- deal does -- -- how does this impact the race.
Well I think it's huge but the way it gets out is only through shows like this John -- in -- -- not from the spot special prosecutor perhaps through the congress but.
The point is it doesn't matter who leaked it it is coming from the White House to make Obama look good but sometimes that's -- -- outfit that's the key point.
Look at all they've got a -- -- got to bring in the congressman -- got a special these special prosecutors woman who's been a contributor Obama.
Since 2003 when he was the state senate for -- any other.
And Eric and Eric Holder is you know we know how he doesn't -- he does politically -- like John Mitchell for reelection.
-- he is in but you know that senate and the house can call these people put them under oath and do their own investigation.
Like you're actually you're better than -- may be holding content yet what we see an ally who's who's doing the other yes you know what I think about him and culture.
It's over the city of fund this week do this I feel very.
Joseph is it that he's less that's why he's my new us and spoke good grief yeah and spin on what -- turn -- -- our Republican the end and they and I hope you I don't it doesn't hear about.
I don't think so I'll take that back up.
I -- and being on my first interview October 1 new book we'll be right here right here with ankle from our guys good to see you great a pretty serious scary stuff now.