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Welcome back everyone an -- -- -- -- speaking out this morning.
He says he remains quote free and able to publish information that serves the public interest.
But could -- be in the middle of the Obama administration's battle against whistle blowers earlier on FOX & Friends you spoke to Glenn Greenwald.
So he pick it up.
And then he joined us easier with a reporter the guardian.
Who broke the story wide open -- They don't care about Edwards and at this point he can no longer do you anything that that he hasn't already done what they care about is making an extremely negative example out of him to intimidate future whistle blowers.
From coming forward because they'll think that they're gonna end up like him.
Joining us now a Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson junior Peter you watched the interview your.
Thoughts it was an actual interview.
You know I I think mr.
meanwhile has little bit different and mixed up.
Yeah I do think the Obama administration the government trying to make an example out of mr.
Because I believe that he broke the law I believe that he engaged in a violation of the Espionage Act and so it's appropriate to make an example out of him.
The issue becomes is mr.
Greenwald an advocacy journalist it appears that he is.
Now he's -- advocacy journalist and we have to examine everything that he's done with regard to this case if he's really reporter and taking documents and saying.
This is -- I think the world should say that's one thing but when he becomes kind of an advocate and almost a flak.
The -- eagle for the media for mr.
Snowden who's incommunicado in the Russian hotel in the airport.
Then transparency should become the issue what do we know about mr.
Greenwald role in terms of being in Hong Kong and if you know slipping when it but it.
What if he's bringing out things that may be violating the constitution nor give me another example what about what it -- information that would lead to what went on -- -- should he.
Not -- data that was that considered sensitive it has nothing to do Ben -- and you and I both are against violations of the constitution and we can win the constitution.
Although we want no way that with you whenever you leave you -- it but that is not.
The defense -- rationale for breaking the law -- also have to understand mr.
Greenwald has been involved with the WikiLeaks.
And we have to understand that there's testimony now that al-Qaeda was relying.
On the WikiLeaks leak in fact there was testimony.
That Osama bin Laden said hit me the Wiki -- right material for my own use -- just let somebody can.
We're concerned about when the story broke was how will this affect our national security.
And our fight against the war on terror I need to ask is if -- -- -- -- time there -- other news outlets who decided not to publish this information here so does that make.
Glenn Greenwald even more of an advocate in your mind.
Well I think he's I think he's an advocate for his particular position.
Any any articulate it time and time again it's an anti government position.
That we're all getting screwed over by the government that this spying on us and I think he -- be on the lines and the things that he was saying is not that had absolutely not accurate.
There is an obligation for the American press and he calls himself a party American advocates he -- Do we put American interest above.
Putting out a story and I think that is a concern and the balance that all journalists -- advocacy journalist or not.
Have to -- and understand if the constitution comes first and the government in our country comes first and the people coming hours.
Are we doing -- -- --
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