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So what can we expect when the attorney general does take the stage and if he does address this issue how is that likely to be received Criss Starr Walt is our Fox News digital.
And host of power play on foxnews.com.
Live Chris great to see you.
You know it's fascinating because I read your power play article in its interest in his Jonathan -- opened up his report saying that the attorney general's under a great deal of pressure in this case to.
To go after George Zimmerman at least investigate missing and you got to square that by saying the reason they're so much pressure on him is because.
He is for all intents and purposes the conscience.
Well the -- that's how he is is seen on the left.
And in the African American community.
It's difficult as it may be for conservative Americans to understand.
The president faces continued and continually intense pressure.
From the black community in America that he has not only not done enough.
About this case.
There's broad dissatisfaction with this sort of even handed statement the president gave on the top back over the weekend.
But also on other issues important to the community when you look at.
Very high unemployment in the African American community continued crime black on black crime in the United States.
Educational opportunities and on and on there's frustration Eric Holder however.
The black community particularly the activist -- that he's going to be talking to today at the NAACP.
So he is -- president's point man on this stuff.
And he's going to go down there one assumes.
And say look the president is with you we're gonna find a way to get.
Justice for trauma.
But the bottom line here is Chris is it isn't -- -- -- the DOJ has already kind of investigated this right the FBI is under the DOJ.
They had interviewed some 35 people associates and friends of George Zimmerman.
They have talked to a number of people in the came the conclusion that there was no racial prejudice in this case yet police officers you have black officers within the Sanford police department saying -- I don't see any racial prejudice it's just tough to move it forward what are they looking for.
Well and that's where you fit right on the head that's where the narrow politics of the Obama style.
Make things difficult because you need to keep -- -- fired -- you need to have -- that this activist with a cap the president elected twice.
You need to keep those folks with you because the president had a very tough to -- these days -- his approval ratings are down but Eric Holder particularly.
Here in this town here in this -- he is seen as he's he's one of the longest serving attorneys general in recent history.
And he's still here he's got all these problems and town if he were to do what you described which is.
Take the department which is dealing with fast and furious which is dealing with -- -- fallout from going after reporters and that is unprecedented leak investigations.
And dealing with -- other issues like the IRS what happens if he undertake something is charged in controversial was this.
Washington is sort of waiting to -- Is it your sense Chris that all the sudden he takes this on and sometime late in August in the Friday afternoon the DOJ releases a news release saying well we looked into it we didn't find any thing so case closed.
You could be playing for time here certainly that would be the traditional Washington way to go.
Which is make a lot of joy days.
At the beginning and then let things cool off.
And at the answer well we look.
But in this case we know from this agency we know from this department that though they haven't been enthusiastic about every potential prosecution -- every potential case this is a civil rights division.
That has been more aggressive than most may be the most aggressive.
And certainly this is something that we could really see.
We could indeed Crist -- well.
Power play Chris great to see you thank you you --
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