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-- -- throughout the year the idea that what the chief white had a -- cancel.
Catherine -- -- -- and how possibly it seems knew about the IRS.
Targeting of these conservative groups as long ago -- lost month.
If that is true.
-- does it mean it water water the what are the implications of -- what should she do now.
Well I don't think there's anything nefarious.
Any involvement in what BI -- appears to have done.
On its own without any input from the White House I commented last week when I raise this possibility.
That it's a crisis management issue and where I question that if she did know.
That of course the president couldn't have done anything or interfere with the inspector general.
Investigation but I would think that a White House counsel would give a heads up to the president.
To the chief of staff in the Press Secretary goes through people to at least prepare poor crisis management plan.
-- media plan -- in the days just to get ready so that they can be out in front as soon as the news hit.
And that's what I would have recommended -- I was surprised when I heard the president say that he hadn't been given.
Any knowledge or heads -- -- -- about president has been failed by his counsel in this case if if it is true that she knew a month ago.
Well it's a failure of crisis management it's not.
A moral failure or even a political failure but the crisis management technique here.
Is to be ready so that he could be out front first when the news hit just took him about 48 hours.
To really get out and express the outrage that he did so effectively.
And I would have had him write it the first minute of the the news story it this rambler had informed him they would have been already with a crisis plans.
Which is both political and media messages -- they're ready ready as soon as the news hit -- Our Lanny and I mean -- Hole eight in all you'll writings.
-- -- all of your your excellent books you have always said.
Get -- that get it all out early and deal with it -- straight away this certainly seems to be a case -- They did not get -- -- they did not get it all out early they did not prepare themselves to deal with it -- one.
Could argue perhaps that that was similar.
Play -- to get only information that in the and the big Ghazi.
-- -- the mouth of the bay -- attacks -- that they're just doing everything wrong in terms of crisis management by you'll standards.
Respectfully say yes.
The -- -- guys he matters a classic case.
Really proves my point about the effectiveness of being proactive if you look at the.
Fourteen versions of the alleged talking points which uses the expression I spontaneous.
Inspired by protests at the Cairo embassy.
That expression in the first version written by the CIA spontaneous.
Inspired by the Cairo protests.
And over the fourteen versions I don't think anyone's really reported this that we appears every time.
So that -- indicates that the White House had nothing to do.
With the very praised the Republicans were accusing the White House is being responsible for so why not put those talking points out.
Six months ago rather than waiting for the dribble dribble dribble obliques and they finally put them at six months to late which indicated -- White House's position.
-- so that.
-- -- -- You've been obviously in this position directly dealing with -- cry in terms of dealing with crises Lanny of glad I'm sure everybody knows we just remind them was -- -- -- has special cameras along the President Clinton was not exactly.
Immune from various crises.
What is going on in the White House right now is is is everybody running around like.
Headless -- is there a focus that you get the impression I'm from your experience.
-- does do these crises tend to make people then focus and stop dealing with a properly.
Well so -- they've done pretty well for a bunch of have this chickens and president's approval rating is.
Where was when he was reelected by a landslide margin over Mitt Romney this appears not to -- him.
So -- you just have to say that.
Good crisis management.
Serves the president well by getting out in front of these stories even if they're not hurting him politically in the case of the White House counsel.
I have nothing but the highest respect for her legal abilities on merely and respectfully suggesting.
That that job requires somebody -- -- is sensitive and political sensitive as well as legal skills and I.
And respectfully suggesting that if she if she did know that this investigation.
-- without knowing any conclusions.
That she has a direct line to the president.
It's one of the most senior positions and in the White House she should have given him a heads up.
And -- to Jay Carney and said let's -- a crisis management.
Plan so as soon as this IG report is public will be first to have the president get out in -- All right I would I would respectfully suggest that all of those in the wind has now pick up up.
Couple allow these books the most recent calls being crisis tales of a loved one I enjoyed it immensely -- -- I think -- -- -- it was I don't know -- -- first when he wrote truth to tell.
Was your first book and and the truth to tell book is my that Clinton might as MR Graham learned all of the lessons the hard thing about making all of the mistakes about the much of that book is the subtitled.
Tell it early -- tell it all tell it yourself.
-- tell it early tell it all tell it yourself.
-- in the white has could certainly learn a lot from reading those.
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