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-- thanks very much in Iraq let's get some legal on this Fox's legal analyst Arthur -- dollar is with us and before we begin the discussion on this matter.
There's some breaking news that just came in as Catherine was reporting and that is.
That senator Harry Reid the Democrat obviously has just denounce all of this specifics from the control -- again.
-- He said specifically.
That he's denouncing.
This seizure of the -- This is not partisan.
This is a matter of constitution.
He calls it in inexcusable -- right dollar again here to talk about all this now.
If if the Justice Department has reason to believe that a certain person has done something.
Or a certain persons people let's say reporter -- reporter days producer and photographer in in TV parlance.
You you might be able to get a subpoena.
On those matters for those specific people right.
Yes great that's not what they did they just they cast the net too wide.
It's one thing to say we we -- Haven't concern of this individual in this unit and therefore we need to listen in while they didn't listen we need to get the phone called the phone records in this unique.
They would think it basically into the newsroom.
Of the Associated Press.
And they look at all the outgoing calls might.
-- you don't know won't.
You don't know which -- jab and are making the call.
You don't know of his agenda had edited making a call so late in the the courtroom what I would be arguing on behalf of the of anybody -- even got caught -- this is like erotic.
This these subpoenas should not have been issued in the first place.
They were overly broad that is not how this country works if they're looking at author -- dollar they -- subpoena author right -- its phone records.
But they can't -- they can't go so far out.
A -- the boundary lines.
And still Obey the law and that's the biggest biggest problem if they are going to have to show Shepperd what -- would just said.
This is the biggest breach since -- -- a lawyer 1976 a prosecutor 1970s and that the whole country was at risk.
Of another September 11 2001 type of events and that's the reason why they basically how to.
In my opinion -- start to trample on the constitution it says if for instance the Boston bombers they couldn't find him.
So they subpoenaed they got all records for everybody in Boston everybody.
It revving up to do anything you can't do that correct and I went -- what hasn't been reported yet is.
Who signed the subpoenas is it's a grand jury subpoena so that would mean citizens who are sitting at a grand jury.
Signed a subpoena what did the judge what is it that there's under the Patriot Act is another panel they can -- the subpoenas.
But nobody knows that.
How come Verizon or whoever it was -- how to turn over the material why did they tell the customer might clients get the letters all the time.
Verizon Wireless is letting you know that the Department of Justice of the district attorney's office has subpoenaed your phone records from eight period data periods -- This is all done in a way that is.
Just doesn't smell right and I felt bad for Jay Carney good it felt like myself sometimes when I got -- guys behind me who I know he's in big trouble and -- just tap dance in your life away.
I was getting that new information from from Kim my producer and in my -- a minute ago.
This morning I sent her an email about matters of substance on the program and -- PS -- a -- having a good dad.
Yeah he's just in case they're there they're having -- that.
They're having a real rough day I don't know who -- they're leading I know they've I know they got everything for the Associated Press which is.
The broadest reaching widest coverage news organizations in America.
Well which is supposedly straight is a narrow well -- -- -- -- -- will report you decide but whatever this is a big issue that we we have not heard the end of and this is a -- -- type of offense and it is just the beginning.
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