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Second -- have -- -- the Obama administration has indicted six federal employees for leaking classified information that's more than any other administration.
What exactly -- on on.
To us from Washington mark Zaid attorney who often represents federal employees -- get caught up in the -- stuff we have a lot of Covert operations from -- world war on terror.
At the press finds out about them people could die I think we won't know that.
Is the Obama administration doing wrong here by up in the prosecutions of the leaguers.
No not necessarily having -- need to be prosecuted as -- said my clients are often Covert intelligence officers military.
Members and a leak could.
Actually cause them harm could lead to their death down.
What's what's different since the Clinton administration and the Bush Administration both of which deplored leaks wanted to go after affect many of these cases started.
Any investigative phase in the Bush Administration.
What's changed is the evidence this administration has had access to the evidence mostly electronic emails phone records like -- the eight.
Recent -- You guys at the high tech apparatus the Justice Department now passed enables them to ferret out these -- a lot easier then.
Had been in the past than ever before it's no longer the days of Woodward Bernstein meeting deep throat at 2 o'clock in the morning in America now we have a guy working at Fox News recently convicted of a crime.
By taking information.
From Fox News and giving it to fox haters and they track this guy down like that.
Because our security people here are very very.
Tech savvy so that's an interesting -- are what people think for example will use encrypted email which even perhaps the NSA can't break.
Well that's not good when the United States takes a subpoena goes to the Internet provider and grabs all the emails and hard copy.
Right UE it's hard to get around so that's what's happening it's now.
Story breaks twenty phone lines and again they weren't attacked.
-- right it was a like the feds were tapping these guys they wanted to see who they were calling.
On twenty different lines.
So that they could match it with is there anybody working in a classified capacity that these Associated Press reporters talking to.
And therefore if there war will -- those people -- right that's what it was about.
Right to at least show there was a communication.
That are between the two obviously they won't know the contents right but perhaps they might have been derided so please forward -- and I -- I -- -- earlier -- CIA or any other Intel agency and they got six call sheets.
For an AP reporter RBIs giving the women talk to them.
Now all this makes sense but.
The Associated Press is saying listen.
That was way -- -- -- what do not fishing expedition.
And now you've got people -- you checking people out that's an invasion of their privacy in this is what you can't do.
In a free society and -- you answer that.
Well they may be right we don't know because we don't know yet the scope.
Of what the investigation is actually about -- -- that is older he doesn't know either the record -- you recuse themselves and the other guy who's in charge won't tell us.
Right I -- what I don't you like to -- But not well -- -- -- but there are guidelines that have they're being presumably being followed a lot of -- don't nobody will tell us what they did well no well no at some point that the problem with this bill.
Is that this administration coming in on its grounds of transparency.
And in wanting to be that the presidency that would protect national security in particular whistle blowers.
Has done little to nothing.
To do so.
People don't wake up 1 morning and say I'm gonna become a whistle blower or -- leaker and -- cloud -- hicks got hammered winning Nixon the second in command in Libya.
Saudi criticizing and his security there's no mechanism for these people to come forward and tell people internally to the government.
I'm concerned about something I didn't what do you what do you do about it right.
All right well we got to strengthen those lists how's it thanks very much -- very agency segment.
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