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More on the line -- our next as Jon is calling for -- settings extradition and prosecution New York congressman Peter King as a member of the homeland security committee.
And chairman of the subcommittee on counterterrorism.
And intelligence and and -- can you say.
This is a matter at extraordinary consequence.
To American intelligence in this -- this man coming forward he specific about that what is the consequence.
Consequences are actually -- two major consequences one al-Qaeda or -- affiliates not know exactly what we're doing.
And what methods we have employees -- -- disclosed what secret -- we have of intercepting their communications are monitoring them.
Secondly it's gonna make it very difficult to a more difficult for us get company's private companies to cooperate with this and work -- -- And it's it's been I'd -- it was when the worst blows American intelligence and I.
Very long time ever did and and -- -- to -- implies that he knows where as CIA assets and operatives are around the world.
If that ever gets disclosed will be absolute disaster.
Do you actually need more private companies to work with the government we're going to be talking about this a little related later on -- the Shalit about how many hundreds.
A private contractors -- working with us.
I'm -- companies as far as providing with working with the NSA is -- prison Verizon has been -- that you know.
Assuming that's one doesn't know those type companies.
So that's -- cooperation yes crucially are you saying to some of the entire gathering.
Some argue that this is a way.
What what we're doing with an -- is doing is a way to keep us safe from terrorists others may argue that this is the way that terrorists are actually winning because it's terror.
That's making us justify.
Looking to private lives of individuals.
That's actually -- caring -- What America's all about this is the way that the terrorists are winning because our government is becoming so intrusive I'm private lives in the effort to protect us -- he stated that.
I don't see this being intrusive obviously we have privacy concerns but it's under court supervision.
The fact is or can be collected phone numbers and the duration of the call.
Don't you listening in on calls always going to be monitor what people saying unless it's between non Americans and recently.
Foreign terrorist connection.
But if you and I'm making a phone -- no -- can listen to that certainly nobody in the government can.
And so it's storing this information in the events that terrorist phone numbers come up and you wanna track practice you see they were talking to.
-- -- -- just said that that he could -- way more than he thought he'd ever be able to him.
God nor do these talk about I don't think he does -- I mean he's made several exaggerations like he says he could tap the president's phone conversations.
At -- there was no legal authority and he couldn't do it as a track from a.
There's an issue of -- has come up quite a bit and we had one whistle blower on Fox News.
Just last hour talking to Bill Hemmer about surveillance -- issue of trust that's -- and take a listen the passion.
What are we have to fear about that I mean Washington says look we're looking for terrorists.
What's wrong with that.
They keep Paula that they keep -- straw man out of the closet and holding it up as a reason why they need all these extraordinary powers and powers by the way that they conducted in secret.
With the very little public discourse.
I think we should be afraid of what the government is doing in our name behind closed doors -- the garments during name under the guise of keeping us safe.
Why -- -- doing really -- you know do we really want to trust government.
They question the Director of National Intelligence says is you just did that.
That would it would be impossible to look at the content of emails and phone conversations but the issue attracts is a big one.
We trust the government if you have these capabilities -- tracks that.
That it's always going to be done with the best interest at heart.
-- you put each and try to put many controls are responsible that's why there's court supervision -- -- the -- you have the administration.
And you have the congress and him to talk about a strong men -- 9/11 was Armstrong man.
His -- he was coming to New York in 2009.
To blow the New York City subways this which would have killed hundreds and hundreds of New Yorkers that was detected through this system so these are real threats he's a real threats to our country and as always -- -- balance I think the privacy concerns are addressed by having the court.
-- -- -- -- In your mind the ends justified the means -- the means justify the -- better sad.
Yeah I don't think that the means that bad no one is listening into your conversation -- and this is tracking.
Numbers and the duration of the call to stroke like I -- headed back to DC tomorrow.
What's next on yes -- election will be the briefing is held tomorrow and most of -- I probably already heard him on the intelligence committee.
But in all three of these members of congress who said they did know about it they could've gotten a briefing whenever they want until and justifies it bill was debated was -- Bring you -- rise again last year the Patriot Act has been re authorized so people would certainly claiming this -- -- -- or pay attention.
Just real quick here I got to move on that because there's consuming different scandals of the last few weeks of the iris scanning -- the DOJ -- -- the media you have now on this in in the question about the intrusion into private lives -- seems to be a big crisis of confidence.
Regardless of what party.
But your -- about whether or not our government is functioning the way it's -- -- and that's a real concern a lot of our viewers have to speak directly to them as you go back to DC for a week again I was.
-- -- -- Yet -- is protect and we have not been successfully attacked new revenues who's met.
Largely because of the measures we've put in place -- to September 11 under President Bush and under.
President Obama so and we have to separate this from the IRS the other scandals iris there was no course of -- -- that was run by the administration.
This plan is monitored by the courts every three months as we re authorized by the courts.
Are seeking a sentence that was thank you appreciate with a fern avenue back -- -- John.
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