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You're unaware of any agency -- -- employee who would like to appear before congress to provide information related -- guys both the State Department and Department of Defense that make clear.
That they are not aware of any request for security clearance for private attorney having been made in connection with the big guys investigation so what you have is an attorney.
Saying she represents somebody.
Claiming that she's not getting.
The security clearance and yet the agencies involved.
Have no information about that at all so.
You know -- which falls into that broader.
Story here which this is these allegations.
Are part of an unfortunate pattern of spreading misinformation and politicizing this issue.
That was White House spokesman Jay Carney about an hour ago responding to reports.
That this administration is preventing some survivors of the Ben Ghazi terror attacks from testifying before congress and from having meaningful consultations with their own attorneys.
You heard him accuse an attorney of spreading misinformation that attorney joins me now.
It's Victoria times and she's former chief counsel to the senate Intel committee she handles a lot of these cases.
Whistle blower cases and -- she's got at least one State Department employee.
Who wants to talk to her fully who wants to testify before congress and for whom she says she cannot get the the security clearance in order to have that meaningful discussion victory your reaction to mr.
-- Well Megan let me give you an update.
Today I received a letter and I fox had it I'll make first dated may first from the State Department chairman I said that says.
-- we routinely gets the -- is all you have to do is go to the office of the assistant.
Legal advisor for employment.
-- legal advisors office.
And then that you can you know pursue it so I called they didn't provide any contact information of course so I called -- all of the legal advisors number got the main number.
And said you know who is this person and please give me the number they gave me the name and -- enjoys.
I called the number it was a bit after twelfth.
And there was a voice -- nobody was at home.
So I had my office again -- -- -- 2 o'clock.
And nobody was there was a voicemail and I checked with my office right before I came on the air and they have not heard back from this place where the State Department sent me.
I wanna talk here -- us -- -- that this is I know I never read the letters that there Alexis sent to the State Department saying please provide.
The information on how we can get the security clearances for lawyers.
Such as yourself.
Who are representing state and CIA employees who want to talk about -- in Gaza and yet they seem to have no knowledge that I several those letters.
I got to pick it up with you after the break on that heartbreak now we'll pick it up -- -- -- -- straighten things back with me now she represents one now.
Of the State Department employees who survived the big -- -- terror attacks who knows about them and wants to talk.
But cannot until clearance has been given what's really going on here Victoria.
-- stonewalling in the State Department that this administration is so used to being able.
To not answer any -- by any requests by congress I think it's surprise them that all the sudden pressure is being put on.
How can you believe that a letter written April 16 and then it.
By Darrell -- -- requesting this process and then again another letter to the secretary.
Nobody responded until today this simple letter.
That came out today could have been written April 17.
Why did they do that because it's always been able to get by with it that's why.
And yeah calling attention that that -- -- a letter dated on the eighteenth to the department states as attorneys represented department personnel this matter will require clearance.
To possess top secret information please provide the following information on how they can get it what -- regulations are and so on.
State comes out yesterday and says look we're not we're not aware of any employees requesting security -- -- -- -- we get those requests we have a process in place what's the process.
What make and that's very important.
Point because it's the lawyers who should get the clearance why are they asking for this employee to come in and expose herself or himself.
And say all I'm gonna be a whistle blower we helped me get my lawyer that should not -- that you've.
-- -- -- you know that the lawyers should go in there and get the Clarence and then say okay here's my client then.
And and that -- people know -- they can go to.
Final final question is -- it has its short time thanks to the breaking news but do you believe that now you'll get the clearance and your client -- able to speak with you premium fully.
Are you -- I can't predict anything I can tell you this I'm not giving top.
That I will -- I want to tell the viewers that Lindsey Graham just sent a letter along with senators -- and McCain calling on president Obama's -- released to congress the names of all the Ben -- survivors.
That would at least be starting point victory -- my apology for the short time.
What a day of news we've had to thank you very much for being here with us.
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