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Now via Skype is -- Rich Lowry speaking of getting it right.
-- so how has the media been covering.
All of these stories.
The media coverage has been pretty good actually.
Wasn't a rarity for me today I I think.
We've seen a great divorce the last two weeks difference though between that the press and the pros.
Which who's got I think the benefit of every doubt.
Basically for the media last five years ago.
And that -- hadn't been.
Well the last two weeks -- now what they're allowed or not I don't know but for.
The media finally it was a Gregory -- what the Florida -- I began to take -- -- and bad guys the the media to his credit was pretty outraged by the IRS revelations from the beginning.
And then you had eight people -- and the -- the if it is about game road and that's really is the proud.
Where to live there's been an accelerant on all three of these stories together.
So you -- it honestly you feel that it was when navy iris thing I think is what got such as the media a lot of Americans were very concerned saying wait a minute what's going on does that hits everybody.
Literally in the pocketbook it's in everybody's home if you have a job you know about the IRS and that's the way.
It is in America is so what do you think of now.
Reach above the notion that mr.
Lerner may be called back to testify.
Do you think how do you think that's gonna get covered.
Well I think.
There and if there have to be very careful and my understanding from our reporters that he is aware that you really don't want it to com story.
You know -- I continued to ask questions you wanted continue to pursue leads get new information out there.
They don't want the media all the sudden the focus on you.
-- fully or someone is going to far.
I -- -- have to be really careful.
With her and calling her back.
I would imagine what you would do have a car that could would be simply to refuse to answer questions so they could go in.
-- there for two hours and ask every sort of question and try to make her look forward.
-- he refuses to answer them but.
You know after awhile -- what they realize that that kind of a toilet charade and I thought through what.
Great option they have that he discontinued.
On invoking the fifth even if he technically.
Gave up that right by.
Briefly answering and and they keep -- -- yesterday.
Any right to and chairman ice to has to be careful in terms of how he.
Approaches this in continuing -- hearings.
But the do you think though at this point did it because he -- he he doesn't want to come across and have the media call who have believed.
Or what have you but perhaps right now might just -- the proper.
In forgiving climate for chairman I -- to pursue.
And a little more vigorous terms because the media is they are saying no we want to know we want answers.
Well there are a lot of other people that you can.
Call up and question I think that the entire that he often -- -- the story as well here I imagine and I can't be every single one of them lawyering up but every single one of them.
I've taking the -- and the that in the -- a lot of questions outside of local learns that he did the other one thing that kind of bothers me -- that all it may be hearing even though the inspector general mr.
George was -- all these hearings.
If you look at the crime lineup -- for the -- here because of the timeline at the back of his report.
From the very beginning of the -- with a -- unit providing guidance for the folks in Cincinnati.
Looking at their questions suggesting question.
Throughout the whole thing the tactical unit is based in Washington know those are Washington.
And it ended the DC office.
And I would like this has been someone -- -- -- and all that and the mr.
George about that because there is no Florida leads from the -- of the -- it was is that it's all pathetic.
And -- all right let me resort in their -- to your point though it isn't that exactly that example that you're citing mayor.
Doesn't that play into the fact that going into these hearings that chairman I said.
And -- -- they did not want to jump on to be two over zealous for fear that they will come across that they were on some sort of witch hunt.
But now that it seems that the media in general.
Seems to be.
Very interested honestly interested in hearing all sides of this story that perhaps now they could sort of -- read.
-- -- maybe not calling mr.
George back up their bed moving forward can be a little more vigorous in their question.
Yeah well I think there's a problem with -- -- -- the question at all on this thing on the alert thing about her body outfits that are are gonna work with the caller back.
Or -- just how as a practical matter it.
Gonna work because they might say let's get -- Fifth Amendment.
Right here you have to answer the questions and -- I would imagine what -- Beowulf sorry -- I have to hear questions and at that point you're out of the stalemate and I'm not sure what more they can.
Do it there though.
I think it come out and expert and that -- -- the -- here and maybe not a blind -- and it's something on this thing but I think that's -- about the careful about and as they'll cripple the on on on our air last night it -- he would not -- the beauty scandal and it's entirely there's a lot more to be -- -- there's a lot more questions.
The kind of bad thing on her entirely at the -- -- -- well didn't they don't get caught up at a speed bump because there's a lot of road ahead basically.
Yeah I think different I think Rich Lowry thank you very much for joining us this afternoon and -- remind everybody that of course I Johns God's gonna get into this definitely this Saturday.
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