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Right off the top Obama backs off that's President Obama delivering a speech.
In the east across -- near these wing of the White House.
Saying that he -- he wanted eventually you have future authorization to bomb Syria possibly if the Russians say so but he will get back to you and now.
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Next big break in Ben -- -- what about that.
Oh yes that's John Brennan he runs the CIA and the CIA.
We find out through our friend Steve Hayes of the weekly standard is a while -- Those operators special operators who saw first hand the fighting and then got -- to talk to members of congress this could be the biggest change.
In the reporting in the coverage of the attack that took place one year ago today that we've seen so far up next gun rights win in Colorado.
Those folks said yes.
And a majority slam in one case pretty stout in another agreed that true.
Pro gun control democratic state senators in Colorado ought to go and they did.
This was a big setback for Michael Bloomberg and the others in favor of gun control measures how will -- play out we'll tell you know.
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This initiative has the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons.
Without the use of force.
Particularly because Russia is one of -- strongest allies.
I have therefore asked the leaders of congress to postpone a vote to authorize the use of force.
While we pursued this diplomatic path.
And that is what it looked like win and that's everything I believe the US foreign policy -- all Akimbo.
And this is power play.
Welcome back -- -- -- -- happy -- they were glad -- here we have much discussed much recovering some special more him as it relates to this.
That's very sad but very propitious day.
To talk about these things.
And what the president was saying there was basically Vladimir Putin's as we can't use force.
Against Syria if he's going to do his -- -- the president's asking congress.
I got a track it.
He says that congress shouldn't.
Authorize him to use force even though they weren't going to.
I think that's the easing of that that stuff that goes there was no way they would do it he wants them to wait to not do I think that's what happened.
Charles hurt yes what can we say about Charles hurt.
Charles hurt has yet to find a diplomatic solution to the civil war.
In the split between it is my son calls it West Virginia and playing Virginia is still.
Still metals and so we know the diplomatic solutions to not come easy to you.
Charles -- columnist for The Washington Times replete with excellence.
But is that diplomatic solution the way to go.
Really don't know what President Obama is even trying to do here.
He's managed to do the one thing that -- certainly Bashir Assad has not been able to do in years.
Which is to prop up his regime and make sure is -- war and so that that he remains in power because think about this -- I know I mean if you played out.
And suddenly having to -- the big winner here.
Is the guy did that you know a week ago President Obama was accusing of slaughtering.
A thousand people with chemical weapons -- -- as soon as this day -- his regime gets to negotiate.
With the Russians or the UN or whoever about this chemical weapons and we send our scientists in there due to collect this that the weapons and and they get fired -- -- shooting back.
Of course are going to be shooting back and whether you re shooting shooting.
Rebels and oh yeah so so president -- leadership has managed to walk into this thing in an effort to somehow denounce her huh.
This the Assad regime and hasn't -- to get.
Caught -- these could get -- -- completely wrapped in seek help and you wind up assuring.
His survival and and it's just it's it's mud and he did this whole thing where Vladimir Putin has stepped in and -- tell -- -- -- -- with hours.
And -- to shake hands all that.
-- president Obama's Nobel Peace Prize -- out right right out of his undeserving hands.
And come up with a solution that avoids.
You know cruise missiles everything OK so and and president.
Don't always get and then claim from here on out this this all happened because it the pressure he was threatening threat and and he's going to couldn't deliver.
Military force is off the table because there was no way meant congress was going to authorizes the president -- said he wasn't going to bomb on his own.
So unless congress said that they would -- political complicity.
See you could see it repeat the sick he had the authority to send -- -- -- with any said he wouldn't do it.
And he also said most significantly about 8011 times in his interviews and other things that there was no imminent threat to the United States and you're not allowed.
-- and look -- -- say before you even say it and -- I know you're out there the president believes that the war powers resolution well.
But -- doesn't say that the -- Paris.
No president has acknowledged its existence but.
If you in the group in the pretend world in which state sort of pretended exists in congress -- pretends they're gonna enforce it.
Do war powers resolution says that it happened imminence is necessary.
For the president acting like it.
The thing that I find absolutely fascinating -- is it's not a slam dunk.
That aside it was one that uses chemical weapons there's it's not -- maybe President Obama knows more than he's telling us but it is it's certainly did not help them it certainly does not you know it was not to his advantage and that you -- and they're all sorts of groups that that are that make up the rebels and you know you you can't be -- if they're not all.
All accounted for -- to write -- super duper.
The idea that he and that's exactly right they -- like this and they're like the al-Qaeda.
Is so fascinating here is the grounds of upon which President Obama has been as it built all of this is that.
Assad used chemical weapon may have used chemical weapons on his people that had weapons of mass destruction.
And look at it but in the -- that's not certain that's not for certain it's still it's still circumstantial.
-- -- -- -- -- you isn't what it is certain that Saddam Hussein.
Did you use gas on his people and he did.
Maintain weapons of mass destruction.
And that war -- -- and president Obama's.
Alleged opposition to that war is the only reason he is president it's the only reason he beat.
Hillary Clinton in the primary it's the only reason that he beat whoever that old guy was he ran against first time.
That he he -- opposition to doing exactly this kind of -- Now this one and you know -- The we got the very outset Islamist.
Say it is.
One of the load stars of American foreign policy for this 75 years.
Longer was Russian revolution so -- a century.
One little as far as American foreign policy -- you might do business with the Russians.
Yeah but -- sure.
Don't want to owe them anything.
And you sure don't want to have to rely on them with the exception of Reagan after grinding them up and making a big gambit bluff on Star Wars.
And getting them all whopper jawed and turned around we didn't air -- a thing for a little bit but other than that.
The deal the idea that we would in any way be dependent on the Russians is totally contrary to Republican and democratic policy for a century right here.
Now it's true in government into -- it yesterday when I go to the senate -- -- said -- -- -- doing this trusting in the series we trust the -- -- because I.
-- and take care this situation and his the other thing.
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And also occasionally helps us do things is apparently watching as follows me -- twit on -- -- he's Harold and she says this.
Charlie hurt -- Is reason enough to watch power play.
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See that's why I look so good usually well -- -- left.
And there's a line there about twelve year old girls in your neckties and not even gonna go do I'm just gonna I'm gonna leave it there because.
And now -- hurt will you guys today please I'd be honored would you like to talk about firearms -- call.
There's good days ago today America needed -- about who's in the -- and firearms.
So in Colorado.
Here's what happened there was a recall effort for democratic state senators who back the State's stringent new gun control law.
There was a referendum that was call millions and millions of national dollars -- and but the grassroots activists -- -- even in the money match for the grassroots activists on the gun -- side beat the gun control side.
How did it happen what are the consequences bigger than you think we'll talk about that would -- shattered -- joins us just a -- Look at every turn -- across the street looking at that I hear you guys have been having a good time.
And how they have a good time -- we're just we're gonna wait for all the voters will be coming in really fast -- what I you're right we may even though they know -- -- -- That was a woman who need to drink.
Colorado State senator Angela are former state senator Angela gearan.
-- -- -- miracle late last night -- election returns came and in her Pueblo Colorado senate district.
This is power play welcome back now.
-- and the state senate president another Democrat.
Were both unseeded and recall elections last night in Colorado.
It may sound like a small thing -- the Republicans don't take over the state senator anything like that.
Colorado is still pretty blue territory.
But this will have -- who reverberations across the land.
Reverberating across -- even still -- Charlie hurt in his -- time.
And also reverberating.
Is this Saturday and -- candidate is.
The president of the aptly named shattered and yes and she's a democratic strategist -- -- are welcome guest analyst.
I -- is okay -- metro is now I -- go ahead what do you think.
Actually -- okay is really nice.
Yeah yeah -- -- Charlie.
Every day for good job ladies now you -- -- -- this time every day even -- -- -- the leather vest and so that is the question is this.
For Democrats the message had been very good wolf for pro gun control democrats' messaging and very positive in Colorado before.
Which is to say here's a state that is has a lot of rural areas has a lot of gun owners.
They can pass gun control measures and they can do it so why not other states why couldn't Ohio do this why can't Pennsylvania -- -- why can't these other places Virginia.
It's generous CCC.
But these two -- -- -- will send a chill through democratic lawmakers across the country when Michael Bloomberg's group comes in and says hey it's time right.
Sadly yes I'm afraid you're absolutely right and the reason I say sadly is -- I actually support a lot of what Michael Bloomberg's group stands for but more importantly I actually think it will be -- -- reading.
By a democratic elected officials across the country as to why these two races lost not saying that -- an issue is an important issue it's incredibly important.
But special elections like this.
Are absolutely bizarre animals.
Turnout is everything is and I think the Republican -- Indy pro guns I was far more energized to defeat these two members in the anti -- side would and then to -- -- to support these two members and an election -- nothing else on the ballot.
The people who are more worked up -- gonna show us.
But it doesn't matter because they lost in I understand that into the read across the country is going to be -- Ask don't mess with the RA don't mess with the gun lobby you know look what activities -- state senators in -- not entirely -- they're three -- -- absolutely will be what happened.
It's what did you not entirely period it.
Well at the end and you make a very good point there and and ensuring a good argument about about them.
But it's not the gun lobby it's if people in people loved it just sort of Islam and Mohammed bin Laden.
It is donors and it's responsible citizens.
Who don't like it when politicians.
Try to make petty who -- score book look petty political points and these horrible tragedies that occur yeah.
And that is exactly what happened with a -- gun laws.
And and the result is that.
That people you know -- that it that you're that you get hurt in elections for doing now and an end and with that the key thing that I think a lot of these people forget.
Is that it's not be repeated that should not stop this I don't know what -- -- that it.
-- issue the reason people are so passionate against.
Is it is about freedom and it's about.
-- personal responsibility and it's about a much larger political issue that is very very important to people like.
The leveraging its resilience.
-- the question Liz is that.
There are contributing factors here in reading the local coverage and taking the deep dives that I could on this.
It sounds like dealing mr.
-- this case he represents Colorado Springs which is like that -- the flagship of the very the focus on the same way and it's it's that he's a Democrat moderate Democrat there was frustration with him over a lot of issues.
And so -- we ended the -- knives came out for him.
People who were frustrated with him being who they thought out of touch are not connected to them in their district stayed home because they weren't gonna go defend him on this issue and let him go down over that what's the lesson for politicians there.
Well I think the real lesson for any Democrat is definitely.
Tell you in -- full disclosure I actually spent a huge amount of time at Colorado Springs is where my late father was from.
Blah -- and it did it's actually beautiful at the base of pikes -- yeah but he did.
-- illegally conservative it is this incredible mix.
Focus on the -- evangelicals -- Retired military and current military with the air force academy -- -- -- army base there it's not didn't territory for Democrats.
It's always interesting to me when I hear the Democrats get elected -- springs I start thinking -- you have the next -- -- Republicans elected and a look at Massachusetts so my bigger point to you is this I think that this is always this particular -- is always going to be tough tough territory for Democrats.
I don't think senator Morris would have had to been a moderate Democrat surviving probably would have to be an incredibly conservative Democrat to survive but here's the irony of this.
-- -- state senate district.
President Obama won it by 56%.
In 2012 would you just shake your right right.
Even surprised when I saw that number and what did the breaking on the -- and I thought our -- Which really shows you what happened in special elections midterm elections not presidential elections when the electorate gets older and gets more concern -- -- -- nothing but a.
Such as you have had Republicans are.
But it also means.
It will take away from all of that don't have canned -- you know yeah Virginia yet -- -- -- -- -- and he's he's hurting he's courting Michael Bloomberg who secretly know and they're in my office did not -- -- and I don't think -- out there that yes definitely I think.
Very quickly that if that race is going to be razor -- it Kennedy won that you have this -- -- mesa power.
I thought that it had been earlier.
Is onto the next you're welcome back let's -- -- -- back any -- think back with -- okay now we're gonna take a quick break but when we come back -- -- congressman.
Who -- of the congressman tangled with John Kerry over bad -- -- will join us we will talk about that on the anniversary.
About that probe and about how he thinks the administration's handling it.
Intent not very well he says you talk to him when we come back to stick around.
Tower on woods given to me by his father Charles woods and eighty sale.
The woods family deserve answers and I am not gonna sit here and be told you that I don't have a sense of what the judgment is with the respect to this.
We're talking about people being killed.
Buy gas that you -- to go talk about -- Ghazi and fast and furious.
That tangle occur -- any hearing last week before the house foreign affairs committee.
And doing the -- With the secretary of state John Kerry there it was congressman Jeff Duncan who represents the home state of South Carolina.
Congressman we welcome you.
Thanks for having me there.
Well I -- Kerry Kerry did not seem too much you enjoy your line of questioning bringing up the Islamist raid on the US outpost in Ben -- one year ago today.
But today we've got some breaking news -- Steve Hayes of the weekly standard says.
That the CIA.
Is going to after -- much requesting from you all in the house.
Make available some of the operators who are on the ground and eyewitnesses to the -- the counterattack in the killings.
Well it's about time you know I held a picture of our -- woods up and hearing the other day.
I've given to me by his father and the woods family and Americans need answers of these questions it's been a year.
It's amazing that we have all this information about -- basher Assad or his regime may or may not have done in Syria.
But we had boots on the ground in Libya.
We had a predator drone overhead.
Ways to identify the perpetrators and yet no one's been brought to justice yet it's time to bring down the -- -- -- -- a thirty survivors bring them to the hill.
Analog out like -- -- my congressman.
-- colleague from South Carolina let him start asking them the hard question.
All right so here is the a good question.
Do we think this actually will bring us closer to a resolution because it as he goes on and on as this is played out this is turning to one of those things that the slow walk.
Is it pretty good defense.
Because the information comes out and drips and drabs and it's not able to -- GAO into something that the public can wrap its arms around.
If we knew in the first months after the attack what we know now it would have been.
-- big big deal but as his command dribbles it hasn't gotten there.
Many say it's time for a for a select committee.
To just be impaneled to prove this are you one of them.
I am and I -- Frank Wolf the and I just talked after the nine elevenths ceremony.
On the steps of the capitol about this issue and I applauded him for continued and to bang that drum and raise awareness we need to select committee I've gone through the committee hearing of foreign affairs -- watched them.
-- -- -- committee hearing judiciary that have been investigated.
What happened and they got as a we truly need a select committee -- an independent prosecutor.
And -- bring -- up against someone that has a prosecutorial skills to.
To go and interview these folks one on one and really start trying to connect the dots if you've got a committee of jurisdiction that has 65 members.
That a limited -- five minutes each to try to ask the right questions get the right answer.
And to keep secretary of state or someone like that from going off on a tangent have you seen as you have seen Hillary Clinton and John Kerry do repeatedly.
We need someone that -- can focus 100% of their time on asking the hard questions and starting to connect the dots the woods family.
And Americans need answers these questions.
And the last -- on the subject is when we talk about Ben Ghazi and we talk about what went on there.
What is it buy your way of thinking the ultimate unanswered question -- -- there are many questions that are unanswered Marco Rubio rookies on it.
That we have a foxnews.com today many of written.
And talk about this the -- what is.
The prime question that needs to be on right.
Well the first question that comes -- -- is why did the administration mislead the American people in the days leading up to an election about what really happened.
And transpired and they got a lot -- they use the word terrorism it was an act of -- why they continue even as late as January but that Secretary Clinton.
Mentioning on that in the end they did they were unsure about what -- there -- reasons behind the attack an asset in that hearing -- it was an -- of care they were terrorists.
And so that's the first question the second question is who perpetrated this was an al-Qaeda cell.
-- are they and can we apprehend them and bring them to justice I think America wants to see justice.
Kind if you knew what power draw was you wouldn't know him already.
But if you don't there he is Jeff Duncan congressman from South Carolina thanks for making time for us today actually thank you so much.
Okay and -- -- has some -- Clemson football games for those keeping track the number four.
I always want -- Charles tourism Charles was excellent.
He was really good.
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