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Lanny brewer has been quite Howell.
Are the emails of the attorney general named in person or his personal account email account -- and his attorney general attorney general account.
Of both the he has not a single email amongst any of the emails some 151000.
Of them that have been turned over.
I'm not here to adjudicate the thing if you -- -- continue this we can continue to.
I'd like to go to what you think about whether or not Eric Holder should be turning over more information.
I think is that your assertion that he is not turned over what he's been asked to turn over is simply not accurate you relying or -- -- the economy.
-- response has been that they request has been too broad therefore how could it not have been included.
-- the assertion that he is not turn over emails that -- his name is -- -- -- did you account or from his personal account.
Is not accurate it's based upon a argument or a charge made by Republican congressman with no proof.
And it's simply innuendo and -- -- -- -- if you were to tell me how many emails have been turned over from the attorney general's personal account.
I do have no idea other than I have read that the attorney general and -- what is the difference we -- and turn -- over statement and I hearsay statement.
As reported by Lanny Davis himself.
But I'm reading all I -- is what's in the newspapers Wright had said that both in -- light blue is our turn your email -- aid and you know -- -- -- has not cited any evidence that they have not been turned over -- -- innuendo.
Which is all that well I -- congressman I sit today is a matter of fact been restated straightforwardly that that was the case.
But I would challenge congress tonight is okay but they don't adequately do that but the -- day it is a good attorney general -- gone dark and.
His responsibility as and please -- me finish.
And his responsibility.
As the attorney general the chief law enforcement officer in this country responsible for alcohol tobacco and firearms.
And an operation fast and furious under the -- as an ATF.
In which 200 Mexican citizens according to the attorney general of Mexico were killed with those -- and secondly.
Brian Terry US Border Patrol agent was murdered with two of those operation fast and furious weapons at the -- -- Let me -- -- -- -- -- somewhat response -- little forgive me for that.
Let me conclude by state -- facts.
That are not in dispute -- -- one is that this program went rogue by the ATF under two Republican attorneys general.
And those guns were not -- its deepening our nation waiting operation wide receiver and operation fast and furious because I don't quite a distinct.
And separately it is a democratic US attorney in Phoenix Dennis Burke who has since resigned.
Who had a major role in this operation.
That is not in dispute secondly the relationship between -- The -- the US attorney's office in Phoenix the Justice Department and ATF and perhaps other federal agencies as well.
Is what is a question.
You know move this the first time I've ever been on your show and all of the years I've -- you that you are not allowed me to even finished the first part and answer.
At you and I -- -- have a long time that that I won't make phone a lot of state and I -- and you probably gone to defer to.
Please make a statement but I'm not here is you know to let you or go on without you know well occasionally come because of time if you compare the amount of time that you have talked over did you just say we don't actively weave through this for me.
Make your statement do so straightforwardly will have this is I would think -- issue.
All right it's not -- -- that I remember -- this morning one desire is.
Fact one is that this occurred under two Republican attorney general -- a democratic went in it was wrong under all three and the ATF.
Has admitted now to these abuses and Eric Holder has it.
Ordered an investigation fact to.
There is no evidence that are called holder has not turned over all the emails requested of him I challenged congressman -- -- -- produce that evidence.
And your view on.
Are you concluded.
Yes and your view -- -- attorney general holder do you think he has been fully cooperative -- with the house oversight committee in the house judiciary.
Absolutely and he's very regretful and it has certainly owned up to the horrible mistake that was made by ATF.
And done more than the previous two attorneys general who allowed that mistake so you -- -- just hero you see this purely as a partisan issue on which you can -- Operation wide receiver.
Under the Bush Administration with operation fast and furious which was initiated by.
The Justice Department alcohol and tobacco under President Obama and specifically -- attorney general -- That you're saying you're both -- your -- and I can inflate the following fact.
That under both administrations.
The ATF allowed guns to go across the border and traced and that that was ultimately used by the eight and a half.
How many get there under the earlier program -- several hundred followed by its name -- -- -- -- Wide receiver there was another program that I can't remember under prior to wide regime elements like nobody disputes that this occurred under Republican -- general you're gonna get the reason that I say it's partisan as the congressman I set.
Hasn't focuses attention on what happened under the Republican administrations but only under a democratic and that was reflects a double standard driven -- partisanship.
OK and to push partisanship away are you suggesting was partisanship that -- attorney general Eric Holder.
Not to apologized.
For it anyway express his sympathies to the family Brian Terry until urged to do so by the house oversight committee and house judiciary.
Are you suggesting it's a partisan matter the 200 Mexican citizens were killed.
As a result of an operation.
Conducted by this Justice Department opera hall tobacco and firearms irrespective of the -- investigation irrespective of senator Grassley is investigation.
Are you suggesting it's a partisan matter.
And not one of great concern for the president of the United States at his Justice Department and ATF carried out such an operation.
The answer is I'm not suggesting that any of those -- partisan matters but I don't believe that you're right that -- -- Has in a -- hasn't expressed great.
Sympathy and condolences for the family and for the horrible and did so -- the -- as I said.
-- it's not your community inquiry by congress in I ought to know that we were used to.
That's OK number I -- Greek -- tax compliance with debt -- they just repairing it.
What are we both look at that the record and -- will call each other off.
Cameras to see when did Eric Holder apologize Lanny Davis condolences this is not a Lanny Davis I'd known and respected for so long.
-- all of us -- -- fifteen minutes it's so.
I'm so stunned and shocked by.
But we're -- ridiculous I still think you're a good guy.
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