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There is quite the cup -- -- -- down in Washington DC.
Over the apparent bugging all taping in some manner of conversations in the office of senator.
Mitch McConnell he and his stop would discussing a potential challenge by Ashley Judd.
They talked about.
Previous battles with depression.
-- -- it.
Did planning of a dirty tricks campaign not to say.
Obviously Walt was in that mine as they was simply discussing.
Medical history at the time.
But the other question being -- of course is.
Who carried at the taping was senator -- -- all face illegally bugged.
What did wanted to stop simply tape -- the conversation.
And then -- hit the tapes -- initially published by mother Jones which is a left leaning.
Web sites who has led to all sorts of questions and now the FBI is apparently investigating.
I'm Justin Duncan's senior Washington correspondent -- told rated news services hit front daily biased fashion -- you believe that the media.
Might not be investigating quite as it should be.
Well I think they're sort of laughing this off which is unfortunate that he's on one hand this is a very interesting story this is the Senate Minority Leader one of the most powerful man in Washington DC.
And he is essentially saying that he is the victim of a criminal operation.
And there really is a reason to believe them we know that when.
People are hacked or whatnot and don't necessarily believe that it was actually from an outside source -- sort of make -- weird stories.
You know what Anthony Weiner -- we saw him hiring a private investigator.
But in the situation he is reaching out to the FBI which is a pretty serious move and makes me believe that he actually believe that he was.
The victim of this and it say up.
A pretty hefty charge especially considering what would come about what this we know that when Mary Landry is office was attempted to be -- by conservative activist.
That led to some felony charges and this is just -- serious if not more so.
And I'm also a little bit dismayed by how the media is covering -- remarks themselves.
But you know again I guess right now let's be on the point but.
Just the fact that.
What are all the mean things don't necessarily be on the point just I think I think -- -- -- there -- two stories here on merit as I as I was saying there is that obviously dead the very important question.
Of those who did this taping.
Was it out was it bugging buying.
And you know of those who would wish to.
Do senator McConnell com -- was it a taping by one of his -- -- and that we we don't have.
Any sort of even hot evidence either way on on that yet.
But they -- that there is a still also the story of hey what were they doing talking about actually -- about history about health history I mean I I guess it's less of a story because they didn't actually.
Say hey let's bring it down by using that.
But the clear implication was that they -- planning.
That campaign against her if she decided to run.
Exactly it's a charge of dirty politics.
Without any dirty politics actually gotten carried out of talk we know that maybe we -- -- -- -- one of the most politically shrewd men.
You know and the kind of political system today.
We know that he's somebody has been sort of renowned for that and I don't necessarily think he would have gone forward with the straight.
Barn -- attack going after her mental illness are going after religious beliefs in -- stark terms that they were describing.
So there is never an -- cut there was never any of this that was actually brought to the public stage and this was just sort of a you know back room.
Brainstorm session and it seems a little two.
You know indict people over something that.
Never really was made public it was never intended to be made public.
So -- been.
The FBI is looking into this now Justin.
And it doesn't assume that we we don't really have any indication on either way whether this was bugging or an internal leak do we other than.
Other than what senator McConnell believes.
In his mind he hasn't released any evident -- -- am -- wrong that.
-- we have not but the fact that they are going for the FBI sends a pretty strong red flag.
That they really believe that something.
Is -- here.
So I would waiting waiting believe this goes just -- -- -- it -- it does it just -- get.
Handed to the FBI and left -- -- more are we gonna get more of a drip drip going on here.
I think it's certainly going to be a drip -- situation.
This is they've really heavy charge against you Senate Minority Leader.
And I don't see that necessarily going away anytime soon I think at some point we may see who revealed the -- you know whether or not it's a staffer or at some kind of outside source.
But nevertheless it's something that I'm sure is going to be a pretty hot topic once more information comes out.
Yeah that's -- -- -- great to get your views on this Justin Justin dot com senior Washington correspondent which already and -- service joining us as always from DC great to see Justin.
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