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-- headache tonight just hours ago the president named the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division Tomas Perez to be the presence next secretary of labor.
Moments later Republican senator David bitter said he would block that nomination senator joins us nice to see you sir good to be with you -- thanks okay riding on the block -- Tom Perez from being this.
An ever present John at civil rights I really think he's completely politicized on office has really been running up like an extension of the National Democratic Party or even extension of Obama's reelection campaign and I'm very concerned about what makes you say that.
Because they have sued Louisiana and is completely off base but they want to see you know haven't.
-- -- why don't they won in in Nazi.
That's an ongoing litigation but now January within the judge at a trial October rule in January now -- that's.
This this is that the state of Louisiana violated the federal law by failing to offer an opportunity to register to vote all applicants but I mean that's wrong.
It is ongoing and that that part of it is under appeal but it is a major major effort she really intimidate.
Its offices to try to get personal information personal voter ID information which is supposed to be confidential under -- state.
And federal law -- if you look at the big picture Louisiana ranks fourth in terms of percentage.
I'm registered voters 84%.
Of all folks who could register are registered in Louisiana.
Voted about 69%.
In the last election nine points almost ten points above.
The national average I'm so this suit is really an -- get.
Confidential information that's contrary to say -- and federal law what the Justice Department has been doing.
Is bringing these lawsuits and related from a fourth states just because it's so expensive to fight.
To put up this confidential voter information.
I like they are going to be now on that because I think you lost that round would would be is that the app is that you sent a letter and -- some on going questions city hasn't responded that's number one those ongoing and and number two is set at the IG at the Department of Justice Horwitz -- Was I'm happy my word with some of his testimony before the -- before the commotion as a new Black Panther Party because you know he didn't say -- Lindsay likes it he should we did not find the -- intentionally misled the commission.
Nevertheless given he was testifies depart when -- before the commission we believe they should've brought forth the more because I thought that's why you didn't like him are now like him but didn't think he should be -- well on the whole.
-- point friends since he was asked point blank.
Did political appointees.
Help make this decision he said matter of in fact exactly the contrary is -- truth and the judge in his opinion point that -- -- thank.
But I didn't the judge may not want to use the word why I think that's very very striking -- serious is there.
Anything he can do that you -- dead change your mind about -- as well first of all let me be clear I said today.
That I would -- block consideration -- nomination until at least I get an answer a straightforward full opinion sir.
To the basic questions -- pose -- -- -- in the latter November 15.
So let me see get I'm not mean this in -- -- and -- -- us -- dozen planets I got some anger is correspondents and say hoops ever got cancer does not usually what happens when many of the -- in the sun and cloud but.
We don't need any answer we need -- truthful straightforward answer I'm again I'm very concerned.
But our whole pattern of activity in this Louisiana case they've been doing it in several states and what's at stake.
He is people my my neighbor as my friend's father Louisiana citizens personal information.
That is not supposed to be public being disclosed.
It do you have the ability as US senator -- to block access to clean now have the ability to slow it down enormously on the ability to demand sixty votes.
And and if it's sixty -- -- if you demand a sixty -- any prediction.
It's -- way too early but there's going to be significant push back to this nomination he's a radical on a number.
-- his record of the civil rights division we haven't even talked.
But his position on amnesty.
-- think I did see Sarah thanks -- and.