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Was commander in chief I believe we must keep information secret that protects our operations and our people in the field.
To do so we must enforce consequences for those who break the law and -- their commitment to protect classified information.
But a free press is also essential for democracy that's who we are and I'm troubled by the possibility that -- leak investigations.
That holds government accountable.
Journalist should not be at legal risk for doing their jobs.
But we learn tonight attorney general Eric Holder according to NBC news.
Approved and signed off on the controversial search warrant.
I'm going after an -- Fox News reporter James Rosen as it possible co conspirator.
And violation of the Espionage Act and as a part of a leak investigation.
The attorney general has talked before most recently about in an interview with NPR about these requests.
And he was asked how many.
Do you think that he's -- proof.
I'm not sure how many.
Of those cases.
That I have actually signed off on -- take them very seriously I know that I have refused to sign.
Pushed a few -- for modifications.
And apparently not not that one we're back with the panel.
-- here's the president saying journalists shouldn't be at risk people risk.
And -- he endorses a full confidence.
In Eric Holder.
Who now -- -- returns.
Signed off on.
A search warrant essentially that.
Name Rosen as a co defendant -- that has never you've never had a successful prosecution.
Even attend an attempt since Nixon.
A journalist as of criminal.
Can co conspirator in -- -- case so this is unique it isn't just that he signed a search quarters that.
He did something extremely unusual and the president the one answers.
They should never happen.
But will my attorney general did -- so I will look into it.
What is he a bystander here he's the -- he's a man in charge I think we're we're gonna have his home -- on the -- He should be sick he should be under oath and he should add to this and perhaps -- say like the secretary of state I know we moved the stuff I signed.
That's not going to be easy to do.
Our chuck will do one scandal -- panelist here tonight the IRS scandal.
-- Lerner who was up on the hill took the fifth.
She is now on administrative leave with pay.
The senior member of the finance committee just said that his understanding is the new acting IRS commissioner asked for -- learners resignation.
And she refused to resign -- she was put in administrative leave.
Again with pay.
-- Grassley goes on to say the agency needs to move to fix this.
Yeah administrative leave with pay that's my dream job you know you can sit around and still get -- and do for doing nothing -- -- -- fly obviously with the Hilton look.
You can't -- this is a bipartisan problem on the hill are a lot of Democrats upset about it too.
She is I think -- have to be sacrificed at some point although I must say it was very creative to go -- -- -- hill and say.
I didn't do anything wrong and then say but I'm not gonna testify.
And I wonder if you can get away with that too I guess we'll find out -- his -- -- said he wants to bring her back.
In view that it seems strange is so on the one hand I certainly did nothing wrong -- -- you well homeowners from the question the.
The question will be how fruitful that will be on the second go round -- scandal Ben Ghazi.
A lot of people talking in this town like it's slowing down but instead it's.
Increasing this investigation yet expanding on there ought to send a letter to John Kerry as you reported earlier on May seventeenth.
Asking for permission in effect to -- thirteen top.
State Department current and former State Department officials.
Interviews is how they're putting it sort of a precursor to -- potential congressional testimony.
These officials include senior State Department officials those around Hillary Clinton very close to Hillary Clinton.
Who would have had a window into her involvement with things like the talking point the decision making process that night.
And there are also I think gonna focus quite a bit on the ARV this this -- administrative review board that we're.
Report wrote this I think deeply flawed report many inconsistencies many holes and it.
And the question will be widened they're they're gonna interview.
Ambassador Pickering and ask him why he didn't -- -- the Secretary Clinton and other people and also talk to the people who were an interview.
To find out more about what they know and we also may have more whistle -- soon -- what we're hearing down the -- very quickly.
Of these three.
What's it looks like it's tracking the most dangerous for the administration.
I mean it's only cup I think they all are in their own different ways -- -- accountant chuck -- The press stuff does manage to bring Fox News in the mainstream media together.
All on the same -- An insult the president it's.
For the man on the street -- the iris.
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