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-- joining us now the vice chairman of the senate select committee on intelligence the Georgia Republican senator Saxby Chambliss senator good of you thank you.
Thank you have good to be written.
Thank you fully aware and appreciative of the fact that we can't know what he thinks -- just start us off with telling us what we can.
Well the press has most of the facts as we know -- ship be -- -- clapper didn't she have a whole lot of new life you don't.
Where we are -- respectively investigation.
A couple of things that have happened today.
The Taliban in Pakistan who said they had nothing to do with a that's.
Not really surprising but what is surprising there is that nobody else has -- any any.
Credit for this event and usually and that -- world.
Whoever does something of significance like just jumps out there and immediately take credit for it.
The other thing goes significance is the fact that the person of interest now looks like there's no longer -- -- He was fully cooperative and terms that he was injured in the blast like unfortunately so many others were and -- is no longer a person of interest.
So -- kind of back to square one with regard to -- who and why.
Senator that there was no claim of responsibility.
That there was no chatter about this before or after it's our understanding.
And that nobody has come forward does this suggest to us that we did the did the indicated it.
In in this briefing today whether they're leaning toward maybe this was something not as much about terror -- -- Has about something we haven't yet identified.
Well certainly we know it was an act of terrorism the question.
Was certainly an act of international.
International -- of an international group.
Was it a homegrown terrorists which is one of our worst fears was of what we call a lone wolf.
Somebody who just decided for whatever reason to take out their anger.
Against this -- soft target in Boston.
Those were questioned ship that unfortunately we just don't have the answer to but.
The FBI and special agent in charge there -- happen to know -- -- and very very capable along the best FBI agents they're doing a good job of doing what they can to get to the bottom of it and I heard about this is going to be a complicated case.
Did it did that's perfectly clear senator I was at -- Oklahoma City bombings when they happen.
And it was a while before we realize Timothy McVeigh instill some unknown accomplices were responsible for that and -- said motives behind it.
Do you have a sense whether something of that nature may be what we're talking about here -- all these questions really worthless because we really don't have any idea.
And I'm afraid we really don't have -- had this ship if you look at the compare some of the Centennial Park bombing -- to 96 Olympics.
Nobody claimed credit and a -- -- wild goose chases were.
Were made at that time.
Right now the F Diaz doing what they should do cooperating with the Massachusetts law enforcement agencies and all of our intelligence.
Agencies around the world.
To try to do what they can to figure out there who have before but it's it's a slow go right now.
-- I can report to you with some degree of certainty that over the past 24 hours.
This this city do a lot better there are a lot of smiling faces on the streets there are a lot of people who -- hugging their neighbors.
So many of those who survived this yesterday I've been telling me I feel like we're all gonna be closer because of this and I've told him yeah that's what I learned in Oklahoma City and and that's what we learned even -- column but I wonder if you have a message for these folks who were sitting home watching.
Well Boston is such -- Great city have been there many times and they're great people involved and it's it's a city that's known for its hospitality.
And the city that is known known worldwide for this particular -- and I heard your comments earlier and I hope next years releases the biggest and best ever.
And I know that people in Boston -- -- gonna continue to serve the best clam -- around and great lobsters.
There's no doubt about that senator Saxby Chambliss Republican of Georgia fly with -- from the -- senator thanks so much appreciate it.
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