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Good evening I'm Brett Baer president Obama's top campaign strategist today did not deny the damaging national security leaks.
Came from someone on the White House staff.
As the trail continues to lead that way David Axelrod abandon his position.
That the president's people were blameless and White House correspondent Wendell Goler reports there are new questions tonight.
About what the administration is saying to whom.
The president's senior campaign advisor David Axelrod seeing less definitive about whether national security -- could have come from the White House.
But he was in June when he flatly ruled it out.
I can tell you that the president of the United States.
Did not the leak classified information strong signals have been sent their release out of every administration on.
-- axle rod left the White House in February of 2011.
Meanwhile all the controversy continued on Capitol Hill.
At began last year after the year killing of bin Laden which was the president deserves tremendous credit for that but the leaks to poured out of the administration in the days and weeks following that.
Then you agreements with Sony Pictures to -- a film on it.
On this day court filing showed the CIA produced more documents about its cooperation with the film producers -- there's no indication they provided classified information about the bin Laden mission.
On Tuesday Mitt Romney condemned the -- This conduct is contemptible.
It betrays our national interest.
It compromises our men and women in the field.
California democratic senator Dianne Feinstein -- said Monday the White House had to understand the leaks were coming from within its ranks.
She later walked that back saying quote the fact of the matter is I don't know the source of the leaks.
It a news conference in June mr.
Obama said he was offended by the notion that his aides would leak classified information to make him look good.
These are criminal acts when they release information for us.
And we will conduct a thorough investigations.
-- as we have in the past.
In fact attorney general Eric Holder is appointed to attorneys to lead investigations into the leaks but Romney and other Republicans won a special prosecutor.
The president's aides have expressed confidence in the investigations that holder has launched -- they're not expected to be completed before the November elections.
-- on -- -- on the north long Wendell thank you let's get reaction now from the.
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