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Apparently Eric Holder up briefed about this -- -- Eric Holder we're supposed to believe.
Didn't talk to one of his closest friends one of his closest friends as Barack Obama he's been at the center of voter ID -- cases.
Immigration and not cases a -- against Arizona.
Fast and furious that -- refusal to prosecute the new Black Panther Party and it.
Eric Holder is a -- -- a fulcrum of a lot of what's gone on over the last four years he -- very close to the president and I do not believe.
After all the years I've been here that Eric Holder would have kept information.
From the president.
About a CIA director being a part of a federal investigation and if -- did I think that's a ground war next door of the reasons why you Rocco.
Did you Eric Holder knew this past summer then then CIA director David Petraeus is part of an FBI investigation.
Did he tell his boss President Obama.
And did the president do nothing if the attorney general didn't tell pres Obama why not.
Is it time for attorney general Eric Holder to be summoned to testify former -- general Alberto Gonzalez joins us -- -- there.
How we begin to determine whether or not to the attorney general the United States should have told the president.
That there was a federal investigation going on of the CIA director assuming that he did not.
Well but I really can't speak to what -- knowledge and this administration I can tell you deaths.
If Bob Mueller who has the FBI director when I was an attorney general -- company and advised me that the CIA director.
I would suspect of having an affair.
I would have notified the -- United States I would have done so because an affair by the CIA director reflects extremely poor judgment.
And and I believe that the president would've wanted to know was entitled to note that kind of information in addition -- that.
At the time that apparently general -- was aware of this.
That's the they did do investigation as to whether or not there was a security breached I believe had not been completed.
As a result I think it would have been important for the president and for the administration to take appropriate steps to ensure that that would not be any.
Any damage done that security.
And so appropriate -- take appropriate steps to respond to -- -- -- threat in my judgment this at that time would have been viewed -- impossible.
-- security threat.
Is there any obligation.
By rules are good judgment or whatever to notify congress.
I think should the situation with congress is it is a little bit different again be talking about sharing information between the president.
And the CIA director -- there's a back and forth.
When you're talking about communication the congress generally it's it's a director of the other CIA providing information to the congress and so.
There's less possibility of a damaged and -- purity -- that kind of scenario.
But clearly -- certainly understand.
The V interest in congress.
In an an ongoing federal investigation of the CIA director this is a pretty big deal that's a very important deal and I and I certainly understand.
Congress' desire to understand what happened.
Clearly want to know why they -- informed and that will be decision data that information of course is all going to be discloses as -- these facts come out.
Yeah it's it and that -- all this is a fact that.
Four Americans were murdered in Ben -- and -- tell you that if there were four people were in the District of Columbia.
It be on the front page of the newspaper every day until they pick somebody up and people would be pretty upset about.
This year it's sort of this whole thing -- now been overshadowed by.
This and this this affair but I'm curious.
Is is the is the affair separates it quote just sex.
Or is it intimately involved with the investigation of Ben Ghazi and a question national security no question that.
Really should be you know investigated on Capitol Hill at the extent that he might have had any impact and any judgments.
I think that remains to be seen and that's certainly a legitimate question.
And I think that's the reason why congress -- to do an investigation here to see.
Whether or not there was any kind of connection.
And and your previous cup.
Gas evolve and ride on I mean what the real issue here who of course.
It's the failures have been -- -- -- the fact of four Americans were killed.
Whether or not this.
A fair by by General Petraeus has a -- with that whether or not there was it affect on any kind of decisions.
Made abide by the director that -- remains to be saying I think there's a lot more information that we just are not aware of yet.
Should dead General Petraeus.
Attorney general of the United States secretary of state Hillary Clinton should they all be asked to testify -- of course of not -- and they all be it dead new addition they are received subpoenas to testify are they important to this why did you know about Ben Ghazi.
I think that they I think that they are important I'm much I'm not so sure about the importance of general holder.
Based upon the information that I know today.
But but certainly the CIA director the secretary of say I think I think their test their testimony.
I would be very very important -- -- investigation and if in fact they're not willing to it took to -- -- -- Bob voluntarily.
Obviously I think -- -- clearly congress has the authority to subpoena testimony.
You know I don't like is in -- -- that there is and a lot of Edmonton do you supply even classifying things they don't get out in the public domain and I say.
We don't let America -- -- have -- no control over this a lot of things hours -- over classified do you agree with me or not.
I think that there's -- -- that a lot of information they gets classified.
That probably should not be should not be classified.
That certainly understandable when you're -- a time of of -- war is for serious danger for example.
A mainly after 9/11.
But I think there's no question about it if you look back -- information that is declassified.
That was classified 25 years ago.
You look at the information you think there's no reason in the world why this information very classified that.
Is so easy for government officials -- -- error on the side of safety and classify information.
And often time and -- there are many instances when.
Information should be made available to the public so that they understand and and they know.
What their government is doing.
Judge -- -- thank you and that sort of sense of time's up on this investigation a lot of stuff has tried enemy hidden behind classification.
I hope not time's up we need the fax four Americans were killed thank you judge.