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And welcome to FOX News Sunday panel -- with Brit -- Kirsten Powers Karl Rove and former congressman Dennis -- senate.
Well one that we didn't talk about him right -- than the panel but we obviously talked about a lot with Dan Pfeiffer was.
Ben -- and the release the document -- if you -- -- -- hundred emails.
Where does the story stand now -- the White House seems to believe -- and there's certain.
And is recovering journalist who also believe that -- -- -- these the document dump.
What matters to rest and showed that the White House had really not been involved -- distortion of the truth talking points and it -- all of -- by the CIA or somebody else whatever.
-- there's a lot of stuff and is talking points.
I don't come from the same conclusion I think as far as that's concerned that matters belt where was wounded Monday when they begin to leak out which is that the administration to top levels.
White House it department CIA besides the talking points for and the result was they started that generally true and -- -- basically -- And to me that's never been properly and fully explained -- there's a lot more to know about in addition to the emails other communities have been four.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Was the president never briefed on this with what was really going -- we still don't know and of course we don't know.
What the president did that manager interviewed Dan Phifer missed Dallas so there's a lot more -- about -- Ghazi and I don't think and -- -- -- over much -- some it would like to.
-- I was curious about in my interview with Dan Pfeiffer I mean.
They had to know not -- -- to that question was coming but they know what's the question that a lot of people are asking particularly if Fox News what was the president doing that day.
Were you surprised at all that they didn't have a better answer that -- -- -- to know better answer and that they haven't had a better answer all along.
What he was doing while -- -- was falling apart.
What that suggests is maybe the answer is an answer that they don't want to give.
Because you asked where there you know was in the situation -- -- we know that if he was in the situation -- they would release the pictures because they released a picture of every other time he's in the situation -- could be anything -- they released a picture -- the situation -- when it's a success that's on -- -- -- Abbas and bombings this is released you know during -- hurricanes released -- during that.
-- -- laden is released.
So I think what it suggests is that the answer is probably not a good answer.
The they have been very successful.
With what -- set out to do which was to drag this out as long as possible so now we are so.
Far away from -- remember it happened a long time ago said the white house Press Secretary.
-- now you -- they're trying to make it seem strange that anybody would want to know these things and I and I think that that has been their tactic they also so confused reporters who haven't been following it.
Who now are trying to play catch up that -- -- just defaulting to what you know what what the administration is saying because that there's no way for them to even get on top of that anymore.
-- -- -- we have as here to what he was doing that -- because -- and I believe -- march Leon -- and Martin -- secretary -- defense and the chairman of the joint -- went -- to congress and testified.
They told the president five.
And then Martin -- offered up that they had no further contact with the White House that night.
Which means a situation room with -- was spun up did not have a secure conference link with the department of defense and check -- -- the Department of Defense had no further contact with the present that night.
Look that I suspect he would have to.
Watching ESPN and get a good night's sleep so he could launch the next day -- Las Vegas for a fund raiser and made.
And a and a campaign event I thought -- was misleading when he said in essence we could have done anything differently yeah there's a lot you could have done differently you could have had the president.
He engaged -- I was a state Department of Defense for you can -- their 5 PM pick up the phone call the president Libyans say I'm deeply concerned.
That an attack is under way in our facility universe possibly protect our people are facility what are you doing.
President was not -- first time he talks the president -- the next morning to thank him returning the body of our ambassador now as did brits coming Brit -- point I think he's absolutely right.
These were decent at emails raise more questions than they answer for example.
924 on Friday afternoon.
-- Friday evening.
We have Victoria new insane.
My building and -- neither I nor my building both -- State Department spokesman says neither I nor my buildings leadership for happy with the he's talking points at this point.
That was public before what came out of the -- was there's another sense it says they are in communication with -- -- they -- talking to MSS national security staff meaning the White House.
So somebody it stayed above her is talking to somebody above Ben Rhodes and and and Tommy -- toward the White House it at 10 o'clock and I don't Friday night and we also know.
And Saturday morning -- -- White House deputies meeting.
All of the reference to terrorism are struck out of the of this of the CIA -- -- -- talk with at a White House -- And I'll tell you one last thing that's concerning to me on Friday there is a there's this weird email.
So it's actually a summary of these -- to secure videoconference.
Significant people in the FBI the CIA in the national intelligence and again there there's a sense to grab my attention where Mike -- -- The deputy director of the CIA says.
He volunteers to work with Ben Rhodes and Tommy detour in the talking what's so we have -- for the White House national security -- -- we -- the number two guy at the CIA.
-- I'm not gonna talk to the national security advisor of the deputy national security guys -- I'm going to be talking to level three and level for -- -- National Security Council.
Let's see if I can't unglued the what what did that the talking points it shows the White House was en us.
And the big question we still don't know is.
Who came up with a theory the blame it on the video -- We have does not -- -- talking point looks on in the talking points at all and we have a -- to this on Saturday afternoon and even there's a series of exchanges between an unnamed member of the US mission of the United Nations.
And Ben Rhodes and Tommy detour -- We need to get court coordinated on Susan rice's appearance is tomorrow morning so we deserved to know who concocted this lie -- it looks like.
It was inside the White House would Ben -- and -- be -- Wow that's pretty interest and stuff.
I don't know what's even more interest is -- to intervene in Libya in the first place the reason why we didn't get an honest discussion about -- guys.
Is it the minute you start talking about being data -- -- -- -- then it goes back why are we in Libya we have al-Qaeda -- flag flying over the building.
Inadmissible building and -- guys in right after Libya -- Question is what are we doing there why do we -- so you have to spend time explained and got -- let's go back to the intervention policy in Libya the administration can't escape the fact.
That we were not right to go in there we didn't win any friends we've got enemies on all sides and -- Well.
Foreign policy argument and to me it's.
But whether we do when the policy was right or not and -- haven't been got to -- happen -- treatment -- not.
Still need to tell the truth about it it hasn't didn't and it continues not to.
So -- used to mean.
Where we're at the bottom line if we can argue policy question for -- would decide if we can all agree that releasing these hundred pages of emails is under the whole country.
Think party pour gasoline on the fire we're gonna see that and hearings in the weeks ahead.
Thank you all panel please -- and then -- us throughout the wake let us know what you think about bank coliseum where -- scandal stands now look for my Monday edition of Wallace unplugged.
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