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New information tonight but the former navy reservists to viciously gunned down twelve people from Washington navy yard.
-- Alexis had a long history of mental health issues run ins with the law in military misconduct so now.
The equipping question how to Alexis get and keep his government security clearance former LAPD how good.
Marc Berman joins us why take just Avant said those two questions how do you get -- keep that.
Well I think it's obvious -- when you have private contractors that in a for profit company you actually investigating -- -- clearances for a for profit company -- I kind of bad things happen.
You know their their paper.
Not to have failed ones or ones -- take too long.
I suspect that.
These incidents although that they were known -- it was because that they weren't prosecuted there was no trial there was no conviction.
I offer this up let's use some common sense this guy couldn't get a job at Disneyland with these two arrests -- -- has begun.
You know I don't know if these contractors have liabilities are what their real loud and it munitions saved from losses on -- what congress what kind of deals congress is set for the -- -- private contractors doing security screenings for the governor from prior contract.
That's Haymarket and and know that you're not big -- a lawyer's -- one you know one one successful lawsuit.
Where someone has really failed and that has has a civil liability.
And people have died -- -- that will put an end up really fast to terrible.
Security checks where they are not thorough.
And -- and fever is common sense that would and that.
Yeah I agree Greta and I think that that suit should come and I think that the people responsible.
Should be held it held responsible monetarily if nothing else.
When you look at this you have this man applies for -- any police department USA.
And during the background -- two arrests but no convictions for shooting.
And then the investigation.
The background investigation should take its natural course you call Seattle Police Department you talk to the officer of the veracity.
Did he say anything what was his actions what was the circumstances it's not on the report that's -- background investigation.
He -- said he told me blacked out so you got a -- that blacks out.
With a gun and shoots at a civilians vehicle this guy shouldn't have a job anywhere.
How how about the latest one -- the latest report that we're hearing is that he was hearing voices.
You know boy and that's sad this -- -- fire that you're hearing voices.
For a security clearance for the government I don't know what is.
I Greta and then you look at it did -- did the people that he actually.
Offered that our comment opera or that they overheard in -- did did I just happened yesterday it did happen the day before it happened the week the month.
You know there needs to be a little courage with friends family associates.
Just -- forward and say this guy.
It is is not right he's not the sharpest knife in the drawer there's something going sideways -- you have to be able to say that everybody's afraid to.
Of being sued or reprimanded because they do their job and that's the biggest problem right there are no leadership.
I actually had nothing to is that you know I -- if you've been hosting the show tonight about his current government contracts.
Where cost overruns -- and how much money is wasted.
Mean there's an awful lot of racquet this is a big racket about and -- when you see products like.
Like the product where you have some light -- and Alexis with the security clearance.
If if -- was a contractor.
-- subcontracted to someone else to do this a minute you know someone's got to clean up this government contract business someplace sometime.
Absolutely Greta and if this guy -- through with all these red flags to -- with a gun.
He's got mental issues here it is he's six -- PT SD to his father.
He's got -- issues with getting kicked out of the navy army general discharge if this guy gets a secret clearance.
Who do they refuse.
I mean really who they refuse people that are in prison I just really don't know this guy was.
Crime to be refused to security clearance and in fact Hewlett-Packard should be held responsible and they should be the source of the first suit.
Did it once you -- this why did you even hired this guy and offer them up for a secret corner.
Unbelievable anyway mark thank you -- that's to say if the extra.