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It is a Republican Joseph Barton says that if the White House is -- about -- -- optics look before.
When they got a real problem on their hands.
Congress and is a key member of the committee holding this hearing on Friday.
This might be like I don't know -- -- some are so do you know what's gonna be CNN is pleased on that side.
When you know.
Well it's too bad that they -- and exercise their constitutional right against self incrimination.
They had said that they were actually gonna give a statement and answer questions so they change there in their minds on right -- counsel.
But we can still ask them questions and they can sit there and -- have plead the fifth of the death.
They could also give an opening statements have.
This is the end of the story it's just beginning.
Taxpayers have lost 535.
The DOD Department of Energy is about to grant another nine billion by the end of September and -- we.
Encourage them to to hold up on that -- perhaps stop them.
But nothing else right in that regard as I was -- and -- and hats that isn't big -- that plane is still taking off in fact if anything.
There's a rush to get that cash out because I guess that do the rules is such an Energy Department have to spend it.
Before the end of the month and.
Well we can now you know we can only suspend the rules change the rules the secretary of energy is traveling he's in China this week.
I'm going to speak with him on Thursday.
You've got anybody else concern of that He will.
Change the -- do that because I know I you feel in the house -- no majority Republicans and house would probably vote to stop that the Senate's under democratic control.
-- -- you know first of all I think secretary choose to Nobel Prize winners and honorable man.
I think that that the the Obama administration may Begin to see.
And how bad this is looking and I think they may be willing to slow it down that's yet to be the term.
Have you got any indication of that -- I have not gotten case then us so what will the hearing be like if they constantly.
Plead the fifth fifty -- and make an opening statement.
Then presumably you move up to try to get Energy Department officials speak to you.
-- -- raises with a lawyer -- just a second but bottom line is they'll likely cite executive privilege.
So then well.
-- you can run but you -- had.
We we've got a good email trail we've got a number professional investigators.
They'll be more witnesses.
-- be more and hearings.
More of if we -- only handy she wants -- -- in the energy committee this year and it's on this issue.
Mister Waxman and mrs.
Have been generally supportive of the investigation.
Without having to resort to subpoenas but if we need to -- will issue additional subpoenas.
A new chairman Upton in and subcommittee chairman Stearns.
Are absolutely determined to get to the bottom of this the taxpayers deserve to know not just on this money -- already been lost.
But on the additional nine billion that's about to be released so this isn't gonna go away.
You know we do is look at there's a lot more money down the -- congress and thank you very -- -- you.
It's always good to be a new program name.