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It's the White House feeling some pressure the war of words over the dangers national security leaks is heating up.
The latest round stay with these remarks from democratic senator Dianne Feinstein.
I think the White House.
Has to understand.
That some of this is coming from its ranks I don't believe for a moment he goes out talks about it.
I don't believe the -- first go out and talk about it.
Who knows who else.
And -- a campaign -- governor Mitt Romney using senator feinstein's comments to attack the president.
-- this isn't a partisan issue.
It's a national security crisis.
Just yesterday Democrat senator Dianne Feinstein who's chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said and I quote.
I think the White House has to understand that some of this this coming from their ranks.
This conduct is contemptible.
Whoever provided classified information to the media.
Seeking political advantage for the administration.
Must be exposed.
This best and punished the time for stonewalling is over.
By late today senator Feinstein firing back -- she is disappointed by governor Romney she issued a statement saying in part.
I stated that I did not believe the presently classified information I shouldn't have speculated beyond that because the fact of that the matter is I don't know the source of the leaks.
Senator Lindsey Graham joins us about a good.
Back fat joke I began -- credit for that want to.
And I've been in her position we criticize your own party the other guy has always try to use it against you but Dianne Feinstein has really been.
Stand -- person here is clear to me that the league is coming out -- White House.
We're orchestrated to create a political advantage for the present Romney's right.
Within 45 days you have three articles talking about Obama being a decisive leader.
She's in the kill list himself the CIA efforts to disrupt the Iranian nuclear program.
And NA a big story about how we infiltrated.
And -- had a team and in Yemen.
And -- theme of these stories is that this is a strong national security presidency.
And every story quoted high senior level White House officials so -- strike.
This is coming from the white house with the question is why.
I think the reason these police came out so quickly 45 days apart this pain in there to that this -- this is a strong administration on national security.
And it's really hurt our national -- wall what are you going to get to the bottom of -- -- -- -- I'll get the bottom that it weather colder pick into attorney.
Two US assistant attorneys one who gave money to the -- administration.
Wendy I Republican appointed by governor -- what I did President Bush.
Between Biden and Obama with senators.
They wrote letters to the bush White House saying.
You cannot possibly investigate Abramoff scandal about a special counsel you can't do Valerie Plame -- special counsel and Biden said you can't do the CIA torture tape without a special counsel.
Now here's the point.
Always what is it that this is it out.
If you get any special prosecutors -- that's something -- -- anything like that fewer write a blank check it is gonna go I'm for an hour we did the thing remedy up Valerie Plame thing went on endlessly in fact is that the prosecutor knew three months after the after the first article is written.
-- -- how long it goes on us what you wind up label they're a lot of people believe that the Bush Administration would not have been investigated itself.
If they had not had a special counsel.
I understand where there were coming from now the she's on the other foot here's what I don't understand that every Democrat who wrote letters to bush saying you need independent counsel 'cause she can't.
I didn't investigate it taken -- -- -- well -- elderly that's that is a fact our national security now have a semi -- and I understood about himself so I hypocrites and -- -- if your question what's the smartest best.
Fastest way to get to the bottom of this.
Artist best fastest way to get to the bottom of the -- thing this monumental this is the most devastating.
A -- in our national security in decades Dianne Feinstein has been saying for months now.
This is really hurt us we've had to extract people from Yemen family members of this alleged you know -- -- double agent.
I cannot tell you the damage we've done with our relationship to foreign -- my -- -- just -- this is infectious best ways to do it right.
Cool why senator Dianne Feinstein and basically back had a little -- -- -- Kindle I think she's got some heat pressure and she did though she's over three months away from.
We're three months away from an election but there's no excuse my hair you know does it take care -- -- at all.
I can today -- -- she was right to say that the White House.
That that -- I don't know what the president said but I know this that this was an orchestrated campaign that somebody.
And highest levels of government for a political purpose and will never get the answer having Eric.
No way to handle and it wouldn't the problems -- -- the answer we'll never be the facts if we have US senators were running for cover because election is coming up on lanigan Nancy can you look every US senate was appalled by this front is isn't -- -- I security ridiculous that I didn't.
Anyways she spoke truth to power she's backing -- now because Romney used -- comments the governor Romney was right to -- the members of The American Legion.
In the -- a hole that was what the president Obama's team did here listeners can't.
-- she has incredible stature in an economist -- she's got a safe seat she think California where no one's gonna know it's gonna have managed equity Yvonne got us she's got it this is such a serious issues not the kind of backed out of because elections coming up but because the opponent my problem is not -- Paramount problem.
Blue orchestrated in my mind as to what the only one as far as our -- -- -- -- -- -- purpose of middle and one US the real power to put pressure on those who might have that information from might do something is whether you Lyra as a letter to senator Illini were here's the president -- well and that golf course you know what he should say.
Listen more analysis senator I did not tolerate -- White House investigating itself regarding national security.
Situations like Valerie -- now that he's the -- the United States he promises the most transparent administration.
That we will not cover things up I'm calling on him and Vice President Biden.
To do on your watch what she wanted bush to do when you were senators you -- creating the process -- -- very little if no confidence.
This is a big deal in -- allowing the your ears.
Yet -- attorney general to investigate your administration where no Republican trust this guy so step up to the plate and do what she did.
When you were senators he questioned bush is ability to impartially investigate itself.
I'm -- -- your ability to impartially investigate yourself.
This is not about Dianne Feinstein this is about Joseph Biden.
And Barack Obama doing on their watch what they would not except from the Republican administration.
And you know what -- have no quarrel with challenging bush to open his investigation up to an independent agent.
I have a real problem allow on this White House to investigate itself this is a very big deal people's lives are briskly compromise our national security.
And I'll be very disappointing the Republican Party to let them get away with this good job -- -- governor Romney.
Senator thank you Sarah and I like questioned think the price the president could could force this investigation should I.
Hello I don't him to do it right now to do on your watch what you insisted the Brothers.
You are letting the country down by -- investigation.
That reasonable people can not trust Mr.
Do your job cleared the -- -- --
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