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The president appears poised to make another controversy -- cabinet pick.
This time it's the leader of the Justice Department's civil rights division Thomas -- When -- is a senior fellow at the center for individual freedom and senior editor of the spectator he says -- is a radical choice -- welcome to you and why use the word radical.
He's got a long long record of taking.
Extremely left wing positions on issues from illegal immigration.
To raced based.
Interfering with police and fire departments to the new black panther voter intimidation case.
And on and on and on to attempt to voter ID laws there there's a whole series of things where he -- Take bin sort of in the vanguard of what I would consider radicalize people would certainly say very leftist positions on all of these issues.
Well you have talked about it's interesting timing with that potential that press would be named to head labor because this week we got the inspector general's report from the Department of Justice on many issues you mention.
The black panther case that many folks are familiar with that the men who were at the polling station in Philadelphia the -- -- dismissed charges against most of down.
And -- an inspector general's reported essentially seems to say that there was no wrong doing things could have been done.
Batterer but it's certainly outlined a lot of internal strife in the civil rights division.
How do you think that's -- impact Perez who was not accused of any wrongdoing in this report but.
Sort of you know given a pass and said he -- the best job with this could have done better but didn't do anything technically wrong.
Well -- things first of all he was.
He was head of the division -- the division as a whole was described as basically being just of vipers DN of just discord.
And sometimes incompetence and sometimes worse.
So it hurt him just because it showed that he hasn't gotten a handle on the division but secondly.
It did criticize him by name.
It didn't say -- Perjured himself but it certainly set on multiple occasions.
He gave exceedingly.
With regard to the new black panther case in with regard to the general state of affairs.
Within the division.
And and and it showed whatever his motivations were.
He gave testimony that he either knew or absolutely should have and then.
And the report comes right hand side of that and so if he's not a -- he certainly something rather -- -- very quickly -- promise at a time but do you think it will be organized senate GOP opposition to this particular nominee if it becomes formal.
Absolutely look at senator Grassley of Iowa has already put out a a scathing statement.
And other senators I know that -- -- in the senators are very concerned and of course congressman Frank Wolf who doesn't get to Sany.
Have a sane and he's pushing the senators also to take a hard line against -- all right -- -- thank you very much for your time will allow watch and see how this plays out.
Thank you very much --
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