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We also have an old load that would allow for prosecution.
Of anyone who.
Published the classified information.
Is in their career.
I think you've you've got a long way to go to trying to -- Prosecute people.
But the press for the publication you're with regard to the potential prosecution of the press for the disclosure of material that is not something that.
I've ever been involved -- heard.
All we think would be a wise policy.
Well that was -- fifteenth nine days after that the Department of Justice acknowledged.
That in fact attorney general holder did sign off on the search warrant.
Four chief Washington correspondent James Rosen here Fox News that listed him.
As a co conspirator.
In a leak case now the House Judiciary Committee is investigating whether the attorney general lied.
Back on May fifteenth.
This as the Daily Beast had some interest in quotes -- today from unnamed sources about the attorney general.
Quote for attorney general Eric Holder the gravity of the situation didn't fully sink in until Monday morning when he read the post front page story sitting at his kitchen table.
Quoting from the affidavit the -- detailed how agents had -- roses movements in and out of the State Department.
Peruse his private emails and Trace the timing this calls to the state -- security advisor suspected of leaking to him.
Then the story quoting the star clinical language of the affidavit described Rosen.
As at the very least an eight -- better and or co conspirator in the crime holder knew that justice would be besieged by the twin leak probes.
But according to aides he was also beginning to -- creeping sense of personal remorse.
We are back at them.
-- Well it when it was -- saying is if you look at the timeline.
Of why the House Judiciary Committee is this is examining the question of perjury.
Attorney general holder said that he had recused himself from these matters so we have no paper trail and no official record that.
From the leak investigations and didn't know about what happened in the AP Associated Press fishing expedition.
-- -- east personally signed off.
-- -- search warrant for James residents communications.
And the only way you can get back and they -- three judges according to the New -- -- -- this is reporting today.
It should make the accusation of espionage and to assert that he was a co conspirator and then there you saw him in that hearing rooms saying I don't know what that means.
And it's it's it's not -- -- I mean he is at this point is gonna have a lot of problems.
Under renewed bipartisan pressure answering a question of whether or not he has compromised his ability to -- The department to any of that.
Yes there was I mean he may be feeling creeping sense of personal remorse -- Charles there's a creeping sense that Democrats.
Are joining Republicans in calling for holder to step down.
The fact that he says that the gravity of the situation.
Didn't sink in until yesterday.
Makes you wonder if he was -- -- -- -- I mean everybody in -- understood when we heard from the justice about.
Last week that he not only signed off on this which -- But he discussed it if he'd only signed off because they're gonna Hillary instead.
On the -- about the security in Benghazi she signed but she never read it.
It's true there's a lot of stuff that a secretary size and -- -- -- so it's plausible.
But if you discussed that it's not plausible so -- he -- for the other explanation is he from not.
But if -- from companies utterly incompetent.
And if he goes and he speaks about this under -- and doesn't check into the past and to what he had done a couple of years before.
It's it's more in confidence I mean I feel sorry for him.
I'm not sure how we escapes this and to the extent that he and involves a president who stands with -- -- -- have all it.
Because there's an and the the president.
Put holder in charge of the own investigation.
I think if you heard the president then you truly -- liability.
Daily Beast was unnamed sources I think -- reference in the Monday when the Washington Post first did this story when -- talk about Monday but the -- thing Steve is that you have many Democrats now saying.
That -- concerned -- because I think they can read if you look at the arguments that did the Justice Department is making look at fit the pattern of behavior here.
Both with respect to what happened with James Rosen and also with respect to the testimony that Eric Holder has given previously on things like fast and furious which.
Had to be retracted in recast.
This is somebody who no longer deserves the benefit of the doubt and I don't feel sorry form on I think this is somebody dug his own hole.
He's he's in trouble than the Daily Beast piece was interesting because.
It's a long piece to basically made no real substantive defense.
And his actions always said that he felt they had about them that's extraordinary your best spin.
It that you feel sorry for it you're in trouble.
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