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Today the Obama administration member at the center of the -- Ghazi terror attacks scandal.
-- now be elevated to a top security post.
The top security post in the White House -- a -- announced later today.
That the US ambassador to the UN Susan Rice will replace Tom Donnelly and as national security advisor -- Alan nice wife has got a new job he's apparently have spent more time.
With her we'll learn more about that as time goes on joined now by KT McFarland Fox News national security analyst -- welcome -- decision we surprised and what do you think at a.
Now I figured I was with a payback for Ben Johnson and the fact that she carried the administration's water -- very badly and I think that carried it.
And I think that the president's gonna do a couple things first of all should be a disaster.
She won't be able to -- an idea that.
Well an -- security advisor does a lot of things that it is the most important job in the White House I think it's the most important national security position in the administration.
Because -- NSC advisor rides -- -- secretary of state defense CIA Joint Chiefs of Staff.
This is the national security -- is the one is the brain trust come up with a new ideas the great policies as a person.
Who -- who briefs congress behind the scenes never in front of the scenes behind the scenes.
Also has to deal with the press and foreign leaders that's a -- president's personal spokesman Honda and hasn't dealt with the press.
I mean you know in many ways I feel like you know that this is the person and you worked -- I was under Henry Kissinger and in this position -- you know -- more than anybody.
But it but obviously they have a close personal relationship.
And I wonder if this isn't you know sort of she you know I know you really want to be secretary of running and -- stood by me all these years.
And this -- the position where you be protected as you say won't have to if your questions anymore and you have to go for senate confirmation and and you'll be you know basically about my -- in the White House working Sabbath but I think your.
Absolutely right I mean that the fact that she's not going to be very good at the job I don't think matters to the president and what does he -- -- -- three objectives I think there.
One it is the payback she was groomed to be secretary of state she's not gonna get that job -- not gonna have -- congressional hearings.
And confirmation process which would be brutal.
So we give search app where she doesn't need that confirmation secondly he's paying back a friend somebody who he feels very loyal to -- committed to.
And then the third thing is conveniently by making her national security advisor she then comes behind the veil of executive privilege she doesn't have to go concurrent.
Testify before congress on anything unless they may be technically could subpoena her but it would be really.
Tell us more to talk about -- front and we will be throughout the day here but I do wanna get in your thoughts on this sexual assault hearing that we saw play out yesterday.
In congress very serious issues and really rampant.
Situation this is ongoing in the military -- a daughter.
In the navy -- a personal issue that I know you have strong feelings on.
What what's going on what -- to be done to fix it.
I think the picture of those five guys set sitting up here democratic congressional committee said it all their five middle -- man you know where's the woman we're.
The military now has women it has Hispanics it has African Americans are so what you have these five middle aged guys saying for the last ten years we focus on it's been our number one priority.
And it's gotten much worse I think at the end of the day they have their chance they've screwed it up.
Do not let them take it out of the chain of command have a woman who has -- or -- -- a sexual.
Abuse or assault or rape case take its someplace the chain of command have that process go through there and then.
If that if -- found guilty of that crime just punish him punish his boss.
Make sure that that there is no tolerance zero tolerance for this has been a problem all along out it's a false accusation find that a person has made the files that I -- -- Let it play out I don't -- play out outside just like you know corporation would have to -- -- -- -- outside at you know if you let it outside right.
And it's very heartbreaking thing to see John McCain say that day you know someone asked him to my daughter -- the military's that I have seen now from John McCain I mean I guess I'd -- for my daughter and her -- that they.
It's not just -- sexual abuse it's harassment it's intimidation.
Get rid of it yeah I got ours it's -- -- absolutely.
Katie thank you so much.
Always good to --
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