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They're protecting their friends and spying on their critics -- government big week saying.
She'll take -- the fifth today rather incriminating herself in the government targeting of conservatives you know and Tea Party organizations and patriot organizations.
Not only -- email records c.s but phone records too because of our reporting can we actually trust our nation's highest law enforcement and enforcement.
Officers any longer when he combined these two stories first things first.
When when lowest -- takes the fifth -- what does that mean to a man.
Who studies the law that is built into our constitution it.
-- we want to assume guilt.
If there was that the jury a jury be told not to assume guilt but this is a congressional hearing and others have pointed out that we can.
Takeaways but what we think if someone says that I -- -- take the Fifth Amendment in means that their testimony.
May tend to incriminate them.
Put them in legal jeopardy for crime they may have committed.
And so they saying.
I'm taking my constitutional right and I'm not going to do that.
So this was allegedly a few -- people this was confusion.
This of people in Cincinnati low level now we're talking about crimes we talked about crimes last week we talked about.
How the IRS laws.
Make it a crime to mess with people's returns or their ability to execute tax laws in this country that's a crime.
At the same time we know.
That the Fox News telephone lines.
And probably -- lines that a lot of us had used.
In this room today including you including me including Steve including Gretchen.
Including correspondents on the shell.
Those records have been seized by the federal government we know James Rosen records have been seized his parents records have been -- we know that they've been records seized.
In the fox news headquarters in Washington and in new York and executives there.
And so that's in response to Fox News reporting.
On a story a few years without our knowledge and a judge would have to approve this correct -- after provable what happened is the federal government told the judge.
That Fox News through James Rosen was -- -- either.
And the -- And a co conspirator.
But someone who was part of a crime accused him of being part of a crime players who is that any any guy you know it's a crime he committed.
He was reporting for Fox News.
And so we've seen it over the years.
The attacks on Fox News the partnership -- the networks the partnership with so called flat 01 C Fords that were phonies.
That we're liberal set ups we've seen the the -- -- -- taken out of press briefings we've seen being excluded.
But now for the first time in conjunction with the eight.
We see this broad attack on the news organization by saying.
We're gonna look at your phone records would get a look at your emails we don't like the reporting you're doing we say it is a double standard will allow -- IRS to go off the rails but the same time if you do what you're supposed to do under the constitution.
We're gonna look at your record and no I know united -- -- doubles and it's not just your opinion -- in New York Times had bigger leak stories.
That gave -- the administration look good there was no prosecution there was zero follow this applies to.
Every American every American relies on a free press when the -- Fox News where the hate Fox News.
They're doing the job and if you disagree with them don't watch some.
Don't tap them they'll put me under the category of likes Fox News and you don't thank you very much the adjuster to -- straight ahead spoke.
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