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There's word a retired four star general is suspected of leaking classified information to in New York Times reporter.
That's what a senior US official was telling Fox News that official says the Justice Department is investigating general James Cartwright.
The former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff the feds trying to figure out who revealed -- -- about American cyber attacks on Iran is nuclear program.
Jennifer Griffin -- -- Jennifer why is there so much surprise.
That this particular general is being looked at.
Well Harris for one general James Cartwright was one of the president's favorite generals in fact he is described.
-- New York Times reporter David Sanger as an architect of the -- -- worm that was created by the NSA and the Israelis.
To attack your -- nuclear program.
He routinely briefed the president former White House legal counsel Greg Craig is representing cart right he issued a statement quote.
General Jim cartwright is an American hero who served his country with distinction for four decades.
Any suggestion that he could have betrayed the country he loves is preposterous.
Cartwright has not been charged Harris.
-- who have launched this leak investigation.
Well for one the CIA could've done so that that is where many of these leak investigations start.
But you also -- -- Republicans on the hill where extremely angry at the time.
Of singers when -- book came out the book was called confronting conceal Obama's secret wars.
And surprising use of American power it was published five months before last year's presidential election the Romney camp at the time suggested.
The leaks came from the White House.
The notion that.
My White House.
Classified national security information.
It's widely known that the White House cooperated with -- book which includes direct quotes from meetings in the Oval Office Harris -- -- and you say this general would have been so close to the president as well.
Jennifer thank you very much.
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