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But we begin with correspondent Shannon -- on holders outreach.
To the media engine hello Bret well this is what it's all about the invitations from the Justice Department have gone out.
But a growing number of media outlets are saying no thanks to an off the record discussion with embattled attorney general Eric Holder.
Fox News will not attend the DOJ meeting if it is off the record.
That's according to vice president of news Michael Clemente same goes for CBS quote.
CBS news does not plan to participate in the off the record meeting with attorney general Eric Holder.
We would be willing to consider an on the record discussion.
Also taking a pass on any off the record opportunity NBC CNN the New York Times the associated press and the Huffington Post.
But perhaps in some takers quotes.
ABC news will attend a meeting and press for that conversation to be put on the record.
Political editor in chief John Harris says.
I feel anyone whether an official or ordinary reader should be able to have an unguarded conversation with someone in a position of accountability for news organization when there is good reason.
-- -- house communications director for the Democratic National Committee treated that media who refused to meet with the attorney general forfeit their right to gripe.
Sparking this response from the ACLU's legislative council gave rotten -- quotes.
The suggestion and news organizations somehow give up their right to object by not accepting the imitation is a problem when you.
Lost the press especially -- press that has been so so pine.
And so supportive of this -- administration that has bent over backwards to give them every break then your really really in trouble which is why we're having.
Attempt to kind of set the record straight on and off the record -- it.
Meanwhile the clock is ticking towards the Wednesday deadline for holder to reply to an extensive set of questions from Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee.
Who believe he may have misled them during his testimony on May fifteenth.
Regardless of whether or how he answers many on the left and right think it's time for President Obama to ask for holder's resignation.
Including Senate Judiciary Committee member Ted Cruz.
Absolutely and and I think the reason -- -- this Department of Justice has demonstrated a willingness to disregard the law.
Also today James good -- who was the New York Times General Counsel at the time it decided to publish the Pentagon papers.
Call for holder to resign saying the attorney general has created a precedent that reporters can now be treated.
As criminals -- Chad thank you.
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