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There are many questions but.
Few answers this morning about what's being called an unprecedented violation of the freedom of the press.
The Justice Department under this under fire this morning as attorneys for the Associated Press say.
It secretly obtained records for twenty phone lines both work and personal.
They spanned several bureaus including the press gallery in the House of Representatives more than 100 reporters work in the offices where the records were take it.
-- haven't told us what they're looking for.
And nor have they explained why we got no prior notice this is not a very narrow cast.
-- -- it seems to be very broad.
And we don't really know what it's about.
The White House saying it has no knowledge about the DOJ inquiry.
Press Secretary Jay Carney saying in a statement quote we have no knowledge of any attempt by the Justice Department to seek phone records of the -- We are not involved in decisions made in connection with criminal investigation.
The Justice Department refuses to say why it sought the records but prosecutors previously said they are investigating who -- -- -- But a foiled al-Qaeda plot to blow -- a plane to go inside with a one year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death last year.
Current CIA director John Brennan was among those questioned about leaking details -- AP on the plot they -- president is outraged over the intrusion he says.
There can be no possible justification for such an overboard collection of the telephone communications of the Associated Press.
And it's reporters.
Lawmakers also outraged house speaker John Boehner releasing a terse statement saying this quote the First Amendment is first for a reason it.
The Obama administration is going after reporter's phone records they better have a damn good explanation.
Eap is demanding that the phone records be returned and that all copies are destroyed ladies.
Okay thank you and a.
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