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It's happening -- not the time for politics -- weekly audience with Bob Cusack managing editor.
Although our favorite political publication the hill bill ticket out of the hill dot com good to -- -- up.
I did very good to see you but for some reason I comment hey you can we.
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-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Bob -- that I just wanna -- with -- with -- -- -- some fun stuff -- told you back but I wanna stop with the big -- hearings if you don't -- we get this -- committee.
Hearing tomorrow where apparently going to hear from some of those who were involved in the decision making.
I -- -- big is it possible to get that pairing.
-- to get politics out of that hearing and make -- -- on what really happened or is politics inevitable in this.
I think it's inevitable but I do think that the testimony.
Of these three people two of which you would never testify before congress one -- it.
Last fall and and key witness is going to be Cris Stevens is deputy who became the highest ranking official in Libya after Stevens was killed.
That the reason why this is going to be so interesting and we've seen a Darrell ice of the head of the government reform and oversight committee.
He's been leaking out gives advance of what is going to be said and basically it is going to contradict what the Obama situation.
I said these could be really explosive findings and and remember this is not the -- than the Democrats are saying.
As -- and a Democrat last night saying this is an attempt to go after Hillary Clinton because of her presidential aspirations in 2016.
But but these are career.
Government officials they are not partisan anyway and they were involved and intimately.
In the September 11 2012 -- so this has the real possibility of adding a whole new chapter.
To Ben Ghazi.
And and findings that were not released in the state department's.
Previous report that's what the White House -- -- what started an investigation on this but.
But what we're gonna hear.
From from these individuals we have not heard before so.
-- in your view and in the view of most on the hill.
Is this the right thing to be doing just simply to be getting more information at that they're I would -- they're all those you know on the left who have said.
Where they're beating a dead whole C -- just move -- on the.
-- exactly Anna and and that's you gonna hear some of that I'm sure from from Democrats.
Tomorrow when the hearing.
It starts so but at the same time there are some.
In there's some split in the GOP of whether there should be a special committee.
That looks into this along the lines of the 9/11 committee to find out really what happened.
So we don't have a Republican investigating -- Democrat administration investigating itself.
Let's have a bipartisan.
A committee that has not been embraced by speaker John Boehner he's good he's deferring to his committee chairmen who have jurisdiction on this most notably -- -- set.
But that the difference here in this testimony is that Democrats have to be careful because these are three.
Career government officials that we're involved in in the attacks.
Who knew Chris Stevens.
And so to attack them would not be wise I don't think they're going to.
But they're saying that this whole investigation is a partisan it never ends but it's still there there are still some questions that people -- -- what really happened that night.
Who -- right -- let's let's move on to.
More shall we say entertaining match does the love gov and left.
May try to make his comeback.
Against the sister of the fabulous but I comedian Steven called back how does that race shaping up right now.
I'd say dynamism and a roller coaster race at first when Sanford won the primary he was a heavy favorite because Mitt Romney won that district by eighteen points.
That he had some stumbles and he's gotten it to once again a legal dispute with his ex wife.
That attracted a lot of headlines and that's when Republicans in Washington said is enough enough we're not gonna help this guy financially.
So they -- so that it was deemed okay it was with Kobe bush is gonna win this thing.
And now of the last several days Sanford has made -- search and it looks like he is a slight favorite.
Going into this race now this this could be very close I would be surprised -- it's more than five points either way but it's a -- toss -- but the moment.
He I and it's going to be entertaining whatever happens whether we get a call back in the after -- -- -- -- more or all the love gov completing his comeback we shall see.
The other the other story the bay hill I've noticed today -- and caught our attention governor Chris Christie of New Jersey apparently getting this.
Lap band surgery to help -- reduces weight.
Yes yes near post steadily broke this story -- this is a big the dumbest -- -- that's a sixty but also.
For Chris Christie mean he's been a bit defensive about his weight he says when.
People make any -- The late night shows that they make -- crack about it and it's funny joke he's fine with it but it's not funny.
He's not fine with it and in February he lashed out at a doctor like television -- expressed some concerned about Christie's weight and Christie said she's just shut up.
Will now for health reasons he's done this scene obviously it's -- they're saying it's not nothing to do with 2016.
It's a health issue so but clearly it's gonna be seen in the context of presidential aspirations a -- Chris Christie has not ruled out.
Yep that's for sure all all right Bob great to see it was always -- consent managing editor of the hill dot com thanks very much indeed -- thanks --
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