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And part of the Washington scene since the eighties at the center of some of this town's biggest scandals.
And while you have undoubtedly seen them chances are you know little about the so here are up close and Percival.
Our power players of the.
Get tired because we.
Are from Washington we -- of Washington we understand congress we understand the Justice Department and we really care.
There they were in a big congressional hearing a few days ago the husband and wife legal team of Joseph DiGenova and Victoria Thompson.
Representing to the State Department whistle -- speaking out on -- Gaza honestly do you like these high profile cases.
Absolutely it's fun but beyond that it's professionally rewarding because these things matter this is part of history.
They have been part of the Washington scene for more than thirty years she worked for the Reagan Justice Department helping set up -- terrorism unit.
He was the US attorney who prosecuted corruption inside the administration of former DC mayor Marion Barry.
Great great memories of public service and it's -- kind of thing you take with you for the rest of your life.
And the truth -- you can never duplicate that that type of experience in government is absolutely wonderful.
I think that -- to bill okay that's great.
They have been in private practice together handling big cases and commenting on others he controls a lot of things he threatens a lot of people.
You guys like appearing on TV country.
Yes that must always.
Until recently about somebody else's cases they met at an equal rights amendment rally at the 1980 Republican Convention I had thirty kids.
With me that I was settling for a Big Three dollars -- -- said that how many of those pins he had she said thirtieth is that how much are they three dollars apiece as that'll take -- -- ten months later they had their wedding reception in the senate caucus room.
I don't think -- -- -- mellow people.
How to to you've got along great are you kidding me we have a ball we travel all over the world together we work together.
-- never -- in Washington did -- that is almost as well known for his singing out through his lawyer.
The there's no time for that now.
Representing two Ben Ghazi whistle blowers and they think more to -- Thompson says they got involved after hearing from one of their national security contacts the Obama administration was line.
He said what our government is telling us -- Its current.
And so I cared about it from that moment on.
They are one of the town's real power couples and they thoroughly enjoy to be able to talk to each other and know that you -- the confidentiality.
Not -- not not only a lawyer a lawyer but husband to wife.
The cross section of law and politics in Washington DC is the lifeblood of the city and to be in the middle of it is absolutely expect attacks.
-- says he was a confirmed bachelor reported not Victoria when I asked whether she has softened him these last twenty years.
He said he still has some rough edges spot is a better person for being married tour.
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