Who will be next secretary of state?
KT McFarland weighs in
- Duration 5:02
- Date Nov 18, 2012
KT McFarland weighs in
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To say that she is unqualified to be secretary's day I think.
-- in this -- and the way it keeps going it's almost Suzanne.
Tends to assassinate.
Her intent to assassinate or their intent to assassinate her character real.
President Obama and other top dams are coming to the defense of ambassador Susan Rice was that another clue that she used to be named Hillary Clinton's replacement as secretary of state.
Fox News national security analyst KT McFarland joints made my good friend all right KT.
-- -- in the White House when there were individuals briefed and you were in the -- preparing them to go on national television talk security issues absolutely are right when so goes on national television to talk security issues.
Do they can't say any questions -- do they just go out with their talking points like.
-- -- She has she was given talking points as she went out delivered talking points why because she took that as a try out to be secretary of state.
The buzz -- been that she was going to be Hillary's replacement there were other people being considered for the job.
But she went out and she delivered the message she was given now I checked to see why was not the secretary of state or defense or CIA or NSC advisor.
-- White House counterterrorism czar.
You all Washington that day bill could've gone on -- five shows my guess is they wouldn't -- Because they didn't think it was the right in the thanks so she was the loyal soldier she did her trying out to be secretary of state.
And I think having given those talking points which later turned out to be complete fairy tale -- you know what she's just -- -- -- T it's just a fairy tale in terms of they took out all -- al-Qaeda and sorrow -- and all that.
But -- come up with this spontaneous but -- -- video and she did it over and over again now let me ask you this -- There's going to be a fight at its regular that they tried to get her and I think we got a side here from senator Graham.
Always talking about whether or not he's going to.
We have that guys.
This is about the role she played around four dead Americans when it seems to be that the story coming out.
But the administration and she's the fourth person is so disconnected to reality I don't trust -- And the reason I don't trust her.
Is because I think she knew better and if she did know better she showed me the Voice of America I am dead set on making sure we don't promote anybody.
That was an essential player in the name guys -- The -- OK KT -- it is going to be a war in this kind of thing I don't think the -- -- reporter I think a couple of things one she's out disqualified but they can't.
-- The president came at a course he did -- you know why.
Because if he says well we're not gonna defender if he didn't defender then you know she could tell everybody who wrote those talking points who gave her that information.
I think he's got -- look like he's general pointer.
At the very end of the day he won't whine because if I hit the senate confirmation hearings that would be knock -- Watergate to be hearing they would have -- Old saying -- she's -- -- that's where our work.
Under -- Who told you why that would it was just exactly what they're trying to avoid which is a congressional inquiry I'm on Ben got sick so I think what -- is now.
Talk about her at the Pentagon there's an expression -- flat up the flag -- to see if anybody salutes and this case nobody's gonna salute.
And still think that they out get -- some other job that doesn't require senate confirmation and what about these talking points I mean she had access to both classified and are classified information.
So she knew she could have known what Petraeus said in the first CIA report.
I guess is what happened in -- when I was in the White House the way we would do things like this.
An intelligence breeding would've come from the CIA it would have been a part of a package so it would have been -- can't see was that if it was.
The CIA briefing -- -- would have been here's what we want you to say here's some Q&A -- you're gonna use.
And so the question and it's.
Who re wrote what the CIA said -- I think the only people who -- in a position to do that given my long experience in the White House at the Pentagon.
If somebody on the National Security Council or -- -- do you think that they'll be able to call them in any of these hearings.
Or you know again they're not agreeing to -- -- -- -- -- like many.
They've -- -- -- claims executive privilege and a case like that if they're subpoenaed MM I have to.
Testify like they did during Watergate.
Iran Contra exist in a curious I mean that's about one minute well nobody can't -- that nobody cared nobody shot.
Case is a little bit different -- -- -- -- now.
All -- -- of the county Fred Katayama takes the focus.
Also -- our dead Americans into the more titillating who did what time on the web.
But the fact of the matter is that's human nature we're all paying attention now because of it that's a tragedy is for American side of the end of the day we will find out.
We'll find out before too long taking its banks and manage anything else.