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Your State Department saying -- -- house coming short.
They survived the terror attack and it wanted to tell their stories will you help them come forward to save what's.
-- I'm not familiar with this notion that anybody's been blocked from testifying.
So what I'll do is I will find out.
What exactly are you referring to 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 don't in -- 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.
This is a Fox News alert number although Rivera reporting that Obama administration officials including presidential Press Secretary.
Jay Carney as you just saw have stubbornly denied that anyone working for -- the state or defense department's.
Was blocked from testifying about the tragic events in being -- last September 11.
Carney was dismissive of somebody called and attorney saying she represents somebody.
Well earlier this week on Thursday I exclusively interview that attorney she's Victoria tensing a high ranking official in the Reagan Justice Department.
Who their husband and law partner the former US attorney Joseph -- -- -- represented to potential whistle blowers.
Both of them State Department employees who hope to testify next Wednesday before a congressional committee.
Yesterday on Friday after my interview we learn their identities victorious client is Greg hicks.
He was deputy chief of mission in Libya the number two -- And we think the last person to speak to ambassador Chris Stevens whose last words were told shouted into his cell phone were were under attack were under attack.
Joe's client is Mark Thompson a former marine who is deputy coordinator for counterterrorism.
At the State Department.
And both -- and -- believe the previous investigation done on Ben Ghazi by something called the accountability.
Was severely lacking.
Here now attorneys Victoria tensing and -- -- Do you always good to see it.
So Victoria get right to it first of all your response to what Jay Carney said you know -- saying she represents somewhat.
All well I don't know why Jay Carney is it being so -- if because he has two letters that he had to know about.
-- Darrell ice has sent two letters to the State Department April 16 and April 26 and both of those letters say it.
Would you please cleared lawyers so they can hear classified information so it Jay -- must nodded done his homework that day.
Can you tell us in broad strokes who it is exactly you represented and then Joseph I would like the same question answered -- you deter you put us.
I can assure you that I have a client.
I can assure you that next week my client will be testifying and the things that my -- will be saying.
We'll be contradictory to what administration scenario.
We are representing them for free pro Bono we -- charging them nothing.
They are they are truly great Americans.
They are State Department employees they are prepared to tell their stories truthfully and candidly.
And one thing that will come out of this Geraldo that will be a great disappointment to a lot of people who work in government.
The accountability review board that was conducted by ambassador Pickering and admiral Mullen will be proven to have been -- cover up.
One of the worst jobs ever done in the history of government -- reporting.
Didn't even interviewed the secretary of state for their report and how you can do Ben Ghazi investigation.
And not interview the secretary of state and not interview a series -- people.
Who wore intimately involved and then -- he.
When they want you to know something they tell it all and they tell it to the New York Times usually on the front page.
What was the president's hour by hour schedule.
Not night of the attack on the consulate and the annex in Ben -- what was it -- we haven't seen it.
Nobody has seen it and the reason we have it is because they don't want to let it out.
Which had an individual who's been out there on TV making some unfounded and patently false.
Accusations and previous days that.
-- partner had contacted the state from which they hadn't.
This person to guess -- TV that they've been processed for parents but.
Had not -- process for clearance.
Before she ever even requested one and so.
We repeatedly of this person saying that there.
That whistle blower who's been held back from telling their story.
And we're not aware this individual or anyone who's.
Asking to tell their story.
So residency by Thursday the State Department pushing back aggressively.
-- attorney sensing indigent about.
As you just saw essentially calling them liars for saying they are being denied clearance to interview their clients they need top secret clearance -- interviewed their clients about top secret stop.
But even as recently as today Saturday morning Victoria tell me over the telephone that they had still not been granted the top secret clearance the attorneys say they need.
To properly represent their clients.
And eight months after the fact is no doubt.
That how lawmakers feel about being -- and they feel about.
You know what's going on here still depends less on the facts and more whether they are Republicans or Democrats.
Now back to Victoria and yeah.
-- politicization of -- demagogue the issue.
I'm a lawyer before I -- -- thing I'm really Goldwater libertarian.
But I've taken on both Republican and democratic administrations and let me tell you are although if any Democrat lawyer.
Wants to come forward and do pro Bono what we're doing I welcome that person to the team now jell -- Was your client for example in position truly to know the scenario as it went down in real time.
What this is the -- -- though between our witnesses and -- the least one other witnessed the -- to know.
What the security issues were prior to 9/11.
What happened the night of nine elevenths and what happened in the aftermath.
Including the retaliation this a purported testimony is big game changer is it not -- Although it is and let me just say something that's really important -- -- -- for appropriate to your question.
While there may be political influences throughout the process outside one thing is certain.
The people that we are representing our career civil servants.
They are not political appointees.
They are not people who came to government because.
President Obama got elected or George Bush got elected they are people who have served the country overseas.
In the country.
In dangerous positions all over the world have risked their lives.
Only want to tell the truth and they had heretofore.
Been prevented from doing so.
And being retaliated against for speaking up and what is disgusting.
Is to hear Jay Carney.
In a flippant way say.
Bad guys see happened so long ago.
Today -- is alive today.
In the lives that these career civil servants are living in there.
In their jobs because of the way they're being treated I think -- Jay Carney did was not only.
Disgraceful to the memory of the four dead Americans.
To the performance of these great public servants that we represented.
Is it fair to say.
That your clients will.
That these scurrilous anti Muslim video is what precipitated the violence and -- got.
Without a doubt without -- doubts and -- let's face Enron of this is this is very serious stuff.
You know it's serious when a lawyers -- to work for free is there any information.
That either of your client's hands that will indicate.
That lives could have been saved that all -- mine in -- -- Is that you know -- all right that's it I don't know I just don't like to say that that I think things could have been done and I've certainly -- and Tyrone the two were who were killed later that things could have been done who knows for sure whether those lives could have been saved.
But if everything had been done we would know and we won't know because not everything was done and that's the best -- -- -- that -- believe we will never know the answer that question but when this is over.
People will be able to make judgments.
About whether or not their government did everything it could have.
Save the backs of the people who were risking their lives for the United States government.
This is cover up why no one is without a doubt that's why we got -- I thank you both I look forward to.
You know the evolution of this story now I know that these clients are in good hands and I appreciate you coming -- tonight.
Thank you around a great to be with you by.
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