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Personal story segment tonight President Obama held a press conference today -- get much out of it but I'm not as -- as Charles Krauthammer who joins us now from Washington.
Was a -- -- Charles.
Well there were two things that surprised me.
First is that Obama was -- About the story that broke last night on fox.
That the State Department administration.
Is threatening at a State Department career employees who want to talk about would really happen.
Had been -- the president's answer.
He did he hadn't heard about that.
Me you know that could be true little bit hard to believe.
That was and so I'd rather stunning since he knew the first question we go to Ed Henry.
And since that January is from Fox News and there was a big story on Fox News last night.
The second thing that surprised me.
Was that no one in the press corps.
Asked about the Miranda -- and the terrorist.
Who is in the hospital yellow we -- that is say yeah it is a scandal of the first order.
Here we are scurrying around the world trying to speak to people about who might have known about the -- Looking at the wife looking -- others.
And here in the hospital.
Is that one guy on planet earth who knows more about the plot to more about.
Other plans other -- anything out there he would know more than anybody living.
And the this administration.
Allows him to be Miranda -- and to shut out.
Part way through the interrogation.
That is a scandal of the first.
Order now Jesse -- talked to our and have a little bit bet that at the end of the program here talked to the attorney general about that very generous and he was compelled.
-- the judge was compelled to go to the hospital within the 48 hour window and Moran dies under US law.
Then that's what -- saying and he's saying -- fairly vehemently.
That is wrong on just about every count.
Number one what they -- what they could've done they should have done -- -- advocated by Lindsey Graham.
Was that you declared an enemy combatant.
You don't try him as an enemy combatant.
Did did you do -- -- and -- -- you can interrogate him as much as you need so we get the information second level which we judge started.
From double -- there was no reason and under Massachusetts law under that circuit they could not have held.
Off on the charge is -- number Iran -- and for days and lastly.
Let's say we didn't Moran dies let's say we just interrogate him from here to the end of the month let's -- So we can't see using information and then in a court of law.
Who cares who needs it.
We have so much information that can to make him.
Sharon to be guilty right there's so much evidence so many eyewitnesses physical.
I'd be prepared to throw anything he says but in court because what's important is -- convictions.
West had all those aren't aren't -- SharePoint so we can assume tonight here on the factor that this was botched.
This was the interrogation.
Of Joseph Carr was botched at the highest level are.
That's a point okay and we I don't want to see asked the president about it so they could have said this Mr.
Many experts believe that your interrogation that the federal interrogation.
Of the terror bomber was botched.
And you say you -- -- go right in what nobody did it very good point.
Now it isn't it is scandal.
That this family was given asylum here in the United States columns here and gets more than a 100000 dollars and -- I -- through added up yet.
In in welfare and assistance isn't that a scandal.
Here half right.
I would divide that into two questions should they have gotten asylum the answer is clearly -- because you give -- somebody who's afraid.
To stay in that country because they are being persecuted.
Clearly of these people are returning to that country right on vacation.
And the whole thing is a fraud so the first time they would have returned home.
I think it would have been -- the grounds for -- cancellation.
And who knows how legitimate with the grounds in the first place so on that I agree with you that is scandalous.
However under current law if you come here.
And let's assume the asylum was a legitimate ones.
-- the current law which I think is idiotic they are entitled because it's an entitlement.
I would have a law that says anybody.
Who's an immigrant in the country asylum -- legal immigration or whatever.
Has to wait a decade to decade -- -- -- say twenty years.
Before they can even think about.
Getting welfare which is the tax is people -- worked and sweated.
All their lives in the country.
Before the arrive every part of the new immigration bill by the way if it does it's got today is it just kind -- everybody took me and then there's no way to federal government can watch any of this stuff because it's a lot of control.
So many people coming in here so much wealthier being distributed they can't remember thank -- and remember it's all done as an entitlement.
Nobody even scrutinize -- there's no my hero there -- certain amount of income you get it automatically and that's why it's a completely crazy system -- is always thank you play more ahead as the factor was.
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