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Republican lawmakers are hot under the collar demanding more last night the White House releasing a 100 pages of emails -- Ben Ghazi.
But what about the 25000 pages the White House says not released.
I've -- Jason take that saved us last night that the Obama administration to release all the documents not just the ones the White House handpicked.
The weekly standard Steve Hayes joins us nice to see -- -- -- -- -- -- Very well so Steve what about these 45000 pages that that.
That congressman Jason Jacobs told us about do they exist and -- seen them.
Yeah I'm not sure of the exact number but there's certainly all a lot of documents that we haven't yet seen it in a lot of documents and I think the Obama administration should turn over.
I would including those in the intelligence of -- intelligence reports about Ben Ghazi.
In the months leading up to the attacks on September 11 -- of last year I would suggest that we see some of them the intelligence that came in.
Immediately after those attacks even if needs to be heavily redacted.
I would suggest that we could see redacted.
Copies of some of the transcripts of survivors.
Interviews of survivors.
That might be able to shed some more light on what was happening in Ben -- at the time and what happened in the aftermath there -- so many things that we could see that would.
Give us additional information about what happened and what was told the American people -- -- I think to be good to see it.
Had visited the elite members of congress have access to the list of people who are there on the ground a man here's some -- that they want the names of those -- -- they know who they are you shake your head now.
No they don't -- needs some of them I think they have they've been in contact some members of congress on the Republican side have been in contact.
With some other survivors.
But there are a good number of survivors.
For whom they do not have names and do not have contact.
Is there a several legitimate reason for the -- cat and mouse game between the White House and congress -- I would think that if White House wants to get this monkey off its back.
That it would that I have to turn over the information that our -- through it with a cards land as they may.
But -- -- instead insists this is -- -- game this little game going on.
Yeah I mean you know the White House is it has to said from the beginning and they want to tell the whole story but they've been playing games all along.
About -- -- whole -- remember that the reason that we even had access to these emails.
Is because there was sort of a handshake deal after a long series of negotiations with.
Republicans on the Senate Intelligence Committee about the -- John Brennan was going to be.
Not considered for nomination there were threats upholds on the Brennan.
Nomination and as part of sort of a handshake deal did the White House agreed to provide these to members of congress.
On a temporary basis short term basis they could look at them they -- take some -- -- they couldn't keep them.
What was only after the bat and after the house Republicans wrote up a report based in part on what they'd seen in some of these emails.
That the White House relented and said okay we'll show you all of this because there were so many questions that we haven't answered some questions as a result and I -- these -- I think they're important answers.
But there are a lot of things we haven't.
Had answers to particularly about how this movie how the film became a central part of the story that the administration and sold to the American public.
And we'll keep pushing for that Steve thank --
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