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-- to a top story we've been telling you about this morning the once second highest ranking officer in the US military.
Now wanted by the government internally.
Retired four star general James -- right now being probed for leaking classified information about a secret US cyber attack on Iran's nuclear program.
Joining us -- to weigh in chief Washington correspondent James Rosen I -- Morning guys nice to be with you what what can you tell us.
Well Fox News has confirmed that this federal investigation into general cartwright began about a year ago.
It is focused on reporting by the chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times David Sanger.
Of about a year ago in the New York Times we're saying -- disclosed that a -- -- had conceived and implemented.
A secret Covert operation.
To introduce a computer virus.
Into the computers that Iran was using to run its nuclear centrifuges.
And this was successful and -- ten and disrupting.
The operations of about 1000 of Iran centrifuges and but this was classified information apparently and -- The reporting by the New York Times and identifying cartwright has now on made him the center of a another leak investigation by the Obama administration which is forty.
Prosecuted or charged eight individuals.
In those kinds of investigation by more than all of the the president's predecessors combined.
I notice you just mentioned another leak investigation a little near and dear to you.
Not only today are you on the news but you're in the news because Eric -- going up to capitol.
Has -- this holder didn't contact with him -- you talk to him about your situation.
-- -- I don't think the fact it in a word and not to put too fine a point on it no.
All right fine then okay alienating will have more information after he needs to lawmakers on capitol -- -- behind.
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