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Troubled by many of the answers.
Didn't -- Concerning evidence was overwhelming leading up to the attack -- our consulate.
I'm more trouble today.
Knowing having met with the acting director of the CIA.
And ambassador rice.
Because it's certainly clear from.
That's good news and those with ties to al-Qaeda -- involved in the attack on the embassy.
Whether -- had any boring prior to going on -- Sunday morning television shows she was.
Urge to say certain things why anybody in the White House related to the campaign or political operation.
She said no she was not given messaging clients of all by the White House.
Prior to her.
Appearance on the Sunday morning shows.
It was clear that the information she gave the American people bush didn't correct.
When she said that it was a spontaneous.
It only happens at the that was certainly not.
Bottom line Morton's -- now Alice Cornet yeah.
An explanation about how four Americans died in these guys that -- and faster rise.
Does not suggest this is -- reality.
At times it came in hindsight clearly looks completely wrong yeah there are no -- -- the election.
And our ambassador rice's appearance.
On Sunday -- -- talking points then.
For the reasons that were provided little by the intelligence.
Those questions have been in -- -- out of position right.
-- ambassador to the United Nations.
And -- go well beyond.
My classes like talking points in your daily preparation.
-- that job.
And that's troubling as well -- -- saying that that concerns I have are greater today than they were before.
We're not even close to getting the basic and.
Suddenly find out anything from today's meeting former -- bastard John Bolton joins as good evening sir in your thoughts about today's meeting with -- -- rice on Capitol Hill.
Well from Susan rice's point of view this meeting was obviously a disaster an opportunity to try and draw the sting out of the opposition.
That had been expressed by.
Senator McCain and the others.
Obviously went in the opposite direction when you have all three of the senators who participated in the meeting coming out afterward saying they have more questions now they did before.
That this was a bad made -- -- no doubt about it and I think part of the problem here is the is the continued focus.
By the White House by Susan Rice five people looking at it.
On these so called talking points that somebody provided to -- I'll just put it this way based on my own experience in government.
Who's truly competent Reid's talking points for any purpose if you're good enough to be a senior American official you ought to be able to use your own words I'm not saying you make up policy.
You obviously follow policy as set by the president.
But the notion that you can be a cabinet level official.
And be given talking points that you simply -- without further question is mind boggling -- What isn't isn't senator Harry Reid majority leader but issued a statement tonight and he said that there -- personal attacks against ambassador -- -- -- number thanks a post on Greta wire.
But he also said she is done nothing wrong.
And here's what I don't get it I don't I mean shouldn't know once said she did anything wrong they -- -- I at least understand that there's sees it she simply.
Didn't do her job which should be asked simple questions instead of just take -- you say parent.
But instead she's like a robot so is Jay Carney he's been like a robot they just repeat what they're told and they don't exercise good judgment.
And ask questions in how do you know that her why do you know that work they did ask those questions -- lied to we ought to know.
But it's not it's not -- -- bad people it's is -- they don't and they don't have good judgment to ask questions.
But they're basically two ways you can perform in the government is senior level you can -- the tool of your bureaucracy.
And I've -- secretaries of state I would basically put in that category or you can be a real policy leader.
And that frequently means it inevitably means.
Questioning and challenging what the bureaucracy serves up deal.
But I think if you if you don't perform that role then you're not performing to the expectation.
Of being a senior official in the government that's -- say they're two basic philosophies.
Of how you perform in government here if you want to promote somebody who reads talking points.
That's fine let me say I believe the president should basically get his nominee for executive branch positions.
But if that's what you want that's that's the defense is I just read my talking points that's the way shall be -- secretary of state them.
While the -- wishes have written submissions and not have people go on television to -- when -- -- had a secretary of state why not just have the in Libya AES throughout officer run the policy.
-- act I don't mean to and to -- isn't the first question I -- asked if somewhere briefing me is simply how do you know that.
-- -- -- that when I mean he's like it especially in the face of something so bizarre when it was so obvious that I think and I'm not to stranded and I just went 20/20 -- -- I think most people thought -- was a terrorist attack it first so if I was the one being briefed and someone told me it was a video and it was have been a protest I would say well how do you know that it -- look that way to -- Alison how do you know that.
Well I think it's a question whether -- be what what served up to you by the bureaucracy you take is the alpha and the Omega or whether it's the beginning of the discussion.
For me I certainly got into my share trouble with the bureaucracy.
It was the beginning of the conversation was not the end of the conversation.
But there's still a lot of other questions here I still want to know why didn't Hillary Clinton go on those 5 morning talk shows.
That question has still not been answered and heard taking responsibility for what happened in -- Ghazi on the day of the last presidential debate.
In my opinion doesn't answer the question where was Hillary Clinton on September the sixteenth.
I miss question think and yet and obviously we're also planned a game who's -- to the next secretary of state replace -- Secretary Clinton.
Many think that's going to be ambassador rice but Senator John Kerry had sort of been the thought for.
For many many months until recently.
Your thoughts on Senator John Kerry be in the sector estate as opposed to ambassador rice as a nominee as a nominee.
Well -- I'm always in favor of US ambassadors to the UN making something of themselves.
When they when they finish their job at the UN you know it if the president wants to have a fight that he thinks he can win.
He can certainly get a fight with Susan Rice and and let's be crass about this thank the president thinks he's on a roll.
And he thinks Republicans are gonna fold like a cheap suit on.
-- taxes and entitlements.
And I think ultimately he thinks they'll fold on Susan Rice -- so my guess is.
He nominates or he thinks he's gonna win any emerges stronger so I'll just say this if Republicans.
That want to take a position on Susan Rice they better be prepared to think through the implications.
And not hand the president a victory that he doesn't deserve.
And -- thank sir thank you.
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