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Good morning fox -- alert now we're awaiting the start of an important hearing on Capitol Hill you will see a lot of questions will be directed.
At the FBI director Robert Mueller and at this hearing while they say.
Any thing goes.
There's been a lot going on late into one Bill Hemmer welcoming to America's Newsroom.
This morning everybody good morning I'm Martha MacCallum so that means that the lawmakers can basically questioned him on the NSA.
They can talk about the Boston bombings they can bring in the terror attack and bank -- -- -- killed four Americans.
The hearing comes as the Obama administration is under intense scrutiny.
Over what critics have called a lack.
Men who get some answers to national correspondent Steve Centanni and these are from Washington -- good morning.
What is the director likely to say about the surveillance programs that are getting so much.
Yeah -- he'll say we need to stay a step ahead of the criminals and the terrorists while still protecting America's civil liberties.
After twelve years on the job -- smaller last oversight hearing expected to be anyway he was confirmed as FBI director just one week before 9/11.
In his opening statement -- is expected to make at least one indirect reference to these surveillance issues he says in his prepared remarks.
Following the rule of law and upholding civil liberties and civil rights makes all of us safer and stronger.
In the end we'll be judged not by our ability to keep Americans safe from crime and terrorism but also by whether we safeguard.
The liberties for which we are fighting and maintain the trust of the American people.
-- are also expected to talk about the growing threat from homegrown terrorists.
Pointing out that in the last year two years alone.
Bombing threats at the Federal Reserve -- New York the Pentagon and the US capitol.
We're successfully thwarted bill are members of congress -- -- this week apparently I'm what's going on I don't know how detailed it was and we have not been told that.
But do we know if they're satisfied.
If they've received enough information yet.
Yes some of them are not satisfied they want more information declassified.
To the American people can see exactly what's going on with these programs.
Now the chairman of the committee hosting Boller today Bob good -- Virginia has said in a statement.
Members of congress were afforded a briefing on this issue yesterday but we still have questions for director Mueller about these programs and the American people need to know more.
Good -- also said he has.
Question from all -- on the Boston bombing suspects.
And how the FBI and other agencies failed to share information and connect the dots about the Boston bombing suspect prior attacks.
That hearing getting under way just about these are all big and -- important questions you've got to Steve thanks 10 AM eastern time about an hour from now --
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