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And more accusations against Paris the way to me here who says he was targeted Virginia attorney general can -- to -- he -- -- -- didn't.
attorney general tell me why do you think you are targeted for the state of Virginia.
A granite I don't know that I was targeted but.
You know after eight months having confidence when they're sitting on the biggest asset forfeiture I think -- states ever gotten.
And lo and behold it happens be Virginia with a Republican governor with me who's been.
Pretty has been fighting this administration for so many months for so many years really it starts to raise other questions then and I've heard you raise other questions tonight.
I don't I can't.
Point to an email or something that says okay we're gonna deny -- -- in Virginia.
They're rightfully earned money in the biggest health care fraud case ever investigated by state a billion and a half dollar.
Finding against Abbott labs last year.
Biggest one ever done by a state.
And it's we now have the first and second largest here in Virginia and this would be the biggest asset forfeiture that I'm aware of a state ever getting.
And the IRS was the only player left.
That had to fill out the tube page form.
-- they do in a lot of other cases this is not new to them they've done it hundreds maybe thousands of times to move the asset forfeiture along and lo and behold.
Whose asset forfeiture doesn't move but Virginia's.
Given the how little is necessary to accomplish this and then all the other players.
Had done their job to finish out this case and finish the distribution of the asset forfeiture by the way while the federal government.
Got and kept their billion.
Dollars billion with a -- Virginia was trying to -- -- get about a 10025.
Million dollars that we an -- with the investigation.
From a criminal defendant.
That was sitting in treasury counts and the IRS was the only block they were the only -- left.
And you know after eight months of incompetence.
It starts to look like a little more than just incompetence.
Any other state have to wait.
No we're the only state in this we carry the entire investigation ourselves.
-- had plenty of other opportunities where we work with IRS and on an investigation level they do a decent job.
But the minute anything crosses the Potomac from Virginia and gets -- -- Washington.
All sorts of bad things seem to happen or more accurately in this case nothing seems to happen.
And it sat and sat and sat despite help from congressional represented -- from Virginia.
And others it took going publicly that this morning to finally knock this money lose and all we got now today.
Within hours we got a commitment that OK we'll send the check it will be a 115 million dollars.
And what whatever the number is they released decided that we don't have the money yet.
And they've -- all sorts of new rules about how it's gonna get spent.
That are different from the way it's always been treated in the past so we're getting treated differently.
We were held up because of the IRS.
And and one I think can reasonably ask -- why why.
Jerry Jeff thank you sir.
My pleasure good to be with you.