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But that's as Texas investigators are now focusing on the cases out of the district attorney.
That was killed was murdered.
Over the weekend Mike McClellan -- his wife Cynthia were found shot to dead in their home last week in this follows another murder in Kaufman county and this is certainly for the captured the attention.
The nation with these that these cases Texas governor Rick Perry joins us now governor nice heavy Bakken program.
To be with the agent ninety what's the latest from your office on what's going on at this investigation into these murders.
Well obviously this is a goes to the highest levels in the in the United States as well should the FBI's.
Very involved along with Texas -- state police.
And of course the Kaufman county.
Sheriff's department and their PD as well so.
I would suggest a substantial.
Number of law enforcement paying attention to this a little early to be speculating.
With -- -- surety about.
Who the participants were the the criminals involved in this would mr.
Murder now that -- clone his wife but.
There's there's there's certainly an under current.
Of concern about.
Elected officials being targeted here you all.
-- that is -- is yesterday.
There was a it's US attorney who pulled out of a -- trial in Houston -- dealing with the Aryan Brotherhood so.
That there's there's great concern from elected officials.
Stress the country I would suggest to you so.
Too early to speculate.
We got a great team of Texas Rangers involved whether so I feel comfortable -- they're doing everything that they can.
To get to the bottom of this so governor can either put precautions in the place her -- deal with the -- Protect you increase your security hearing members -- -- -- your team as well.
Why try to remind people regardless of who they are is that -- you know -- personal safety is certainly.
To watching what's going on around them to be prepared.
And that that says certainly the case him unfortunately we live and a very dangerous world whether it's in North Korea or whether it's.
Right here in in the state of Texas.
-- so from my advice is always you know certainly.
The watchful of your surroundings know what's going on.
And for those that are in these high profile positions you know the governor of the state of Texas has -- security detail the lieutenant governor does there's others and the state who don't have access to that so.
I'm sure there conversations ongoing and local police departments and certainly in the state police.
About how to make sure that our elected officials or in fact.
Is safe and secure as they Camby is they conduct.
This goes to the heart of America if you think about it official suppression India.
Yeah the threat of taking out individuals who are keeping our streets safe me.
I hope all Americans are greatly concerned about this and supportive of both are.
Legislatures and our law enforcement as we go forward to put into place the types of support that they need.
-- night governor you mentioned just briefly and I need to said that it's a little early in the investigation.
They mentioned Aryan Brotherhood and that's something that we have not spent a great deal of time covering in the national press of the last several years of sending it's really kind of come up.
As we discuss this story at like to drop on your expertise as.
As a three term governor of Texas.
What do you think about the accusations that the Aryan Brotherhood is -- how involved here how much credence should -- -- those reports.
Well I think it's obviously as I said too early to be speculating on whether there is any direct contact but again.
I think it's wise for us to not to overlook any evidence that either may be superficial or otherwise so.
They are here they are active in this state we know the drug cartels are very very active.
And in our country now -- goes back -- to the whole issue of border security and the failure of the federal government to put the men and women.
Whether they are military or whether -- Border Patrol or whether they're working with the local law enforcement expend the dollars necessary to secure the border.
With with Mexico and make sure that these individuals who are having rather free access at this particular point in time whether it's taken money.
And guns into Mexico or drugs coming back in prostitution and sex trade.
Back into the United States that's of great concern now suggesting it it's really at the heart of this issue you secure the border.
That it makes it harder for these individuals to have access into this country as well as it addresses this whole issue that's hanging out.
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