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In the meantime here in Boston's back bay along -- -- straight.
The former FBI deputy assistant director Danny Coulson is with me now and Danny good afternoon -- you really appreciate the time that your.
-- you're spending with us because there has been a ping pong of activity.
-- some reports that apparently.
Are true and some that are not over the past several hours what is the danger do you believe from an investigative standpoint.
About a report going public that is later pulled back.
Well -- often.
-- times when you're -- at this stage investigation you may have one person you're dealing with who may become cooperative.
And he's going to help you get to other subjects or a lot of different scenarios that you want to keep this thing under wraps.
He maybe trying to convince just got to cooperate you don't -- you want taken to an arraignment he may have -- that.
For a period of time so when false information goes out.
And there are other co conspirators -- co actors this gives them a chance get out of -- you to get away.
So it and it's probably overcome mobile but basically.
Investigators need to let the proper people talk to the media -- -- -- -- your -- to find out what happened.
And sometimes it's my job she that you don't until their proper times so to -- if you are sure we understand your job.
You understand our job and and sometimes these things can be.
Harmful to the investigation into that interest of just understood and as well.
You know the point you're making Dan is that there there could possibly be a danger and information goes out there at a time when you do not wanted to go out there and -- I was obviously is thinking about your answer there in my conversation -- Rudy Giuliani earlier today.
On America's -- what he described to us is a situation where he is OK with the authorities holding back their cards and not giving all the information over.
Because it's an active investigation.
You know if you put out there that may tip off somebody looking for I mean I mean that can be a real problem.
Well look this is your business and an important business it's if it helps the security of our country helps our liberty to have a free press.
But sometimes us as citizens and you in the media.
Don't need to know that for the proper -- because we have a very dangerous situation here and there's nothing to say that this bomber won't do it again so we need to catch him.
There has to be a good friendship on a working relationship which which most news outlets have.
And in this case it sounds like somebody wanted to through.
Go to a source and -- some scoop and that's you may have heard us.
You know there -- been photographic evidence that we've been showing throughout the day here are some of the bomb making components and these are critical.
You know -- the forensic level this investigation but what strikes me though is that you know that list and -- that's been confirmed.
You could pick that up in five minutes of the hardware store.
Anywhere in America much less Boston had just so the question then becomes this Danny if the items heard this comment.
How much more complicated does that make the investigation.
It makes it harder but it doesn't make it impossible because the thing that's going to be uncommon is that these implements we'll have residue on.
And that residue is gonna be traced back as some sort of a chemical bomb.
And when you start to prove your case.
If you if you can show that that this individual may have person's face -- read that up pressure cooker of my family for years I think we'll have one.
So if you bought cute that's evidentiary -- -- purchased any that's evidentiary if you bought nails and we find they'll serve that's all over the insured but.
The case will be solved initially about the video.
But proven about the forensics of the ball.
OK Denny thank you really appreciate your time in your expert thank you and your -- -- Danny -- thank you the FBI.
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