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Well for more on new developments in fast and furious the 2012 Republican primary taking place in his home state.
We're joined by congressman trade -- of South Carolina member of the house oversight committee congressman great to have you with us.
Let's start reversing you too Lou.
Let let's start with this this subpoena of Cunningham.
How important is it how what are what is your your judgment.
But it's tragic that you would have to subpoena -- you.
Employee of United States attorney's office or the Department of Justice.
You would think that just asking them to -- Chad why don't salting -- serious.
As fast and -- would be sufficient so -- chairman I -- has to resort to legal process.
Or a bull or court order or subpoena to force someone to calm doesn't speak very -- of the Arizona United States attorney's office or their criminal chief.
While there are a lot of questions that -- risen since Dennis Burke.
Are there has been absolutely no follow up from the Justice Department itself in the way of explanation.
Or the degree to which it's investigating his role.
In fact we don't have a report from the inspector general's office of the Justice Department.
In what is it now just about a full year of investigation.
And out of your committee of inquiry is the IG report.
When will the American public know more.
Great questions -- which we had you all the oversight.
Committee there have been countries have been formed and less on that -- -- -- this inspector general.
To -- a pretty routine report you just walk through the halls of the department of justice and said who who knew what when but.
Attorney general -- coming back in February 2 and will have.
Even more questions from him and as you know Department of Justice likes to do document adults.
That's Friday afternoon before the attorney general calms.
So this didn't go anywhere anyone who thought that this was a political exercise that would -- flow with the vagaries of a politics is wrong German -- -- will stay on this until we get answers for you.
Your viewers and everyone else who cares about the integrity the Department of Justice.
Now secretary holder is set to just -- -- was it the second of February.
This seems to be.
Who we seem to be at an impasse between -- committee house oversight committee.
The House Judiciary Committee you -- on -- And the Justice Department.
On what is that the path forward here to get to the bottom of what happened who was responsible.
Our recent -- you basically a conflict that will result in contempt citations.
For the Justice Department by by the US congress.
-- sure hope it doesn't come to that liberal we're prepared for that you shouldn't have to soupy you know or threatened content up.
With the top law enforcement official of the country you just shouldn't have to do it.
But if he's not gonna provide his emails in the documents.
That we have a legitimate right to see.
-- then then will have to do what we have to do from a legal standpoint.
I'll just be -- -- the inspector general concludes her reports of the attorney general can no longer hide behind that.
-- -- excuse for not answering our questions but again whether it's a subpoena a contempt citation or worse.
But attorney general holder think -- can give an interview with a New York Times and all this is gonna -- -- he will be sadly mistaken on the second of February.
But let's turn to what is happening over the next 48 hours in your -- state of South Carolina.
And that is of course the primary turns out now senator Rick Santorum won Iowa and so going into the contest Santorum and and Romney have divided the electoral -- so far who'll prevails Saturday in South Carolina.
Well -- I'll tell you there's you gave -- -- brilliant answer on the keystone.
Issue I have attempted to write your name and on Saturday morning and I'm -- care urge all my friends to do.
I don't bother about dog there that I progress of I think here and I appreciate the thought but please don't do.
Who do you think.
I know -- I Q2 -- -- operation I think it's very fluid it's very fluid and I had a neighbor stopped me.
An hour ago who's a doctor Paul supporter.
I think Gingrich's is surging get a really good debate performance.
But I will tell you this -- -- 2000 innate.
People -- focused on electability that is the one thing in the -- South Carolina Republicans we -- new residents 16100 Pennsylvania Avenue.
So we need to Mario conservative orthodoxy with electability in tonight's debate and to be Scott's district in Charleston.
Hopefully -- -- -- more live -- -- Congressman that I just see you go right down the middle on that.
Well I have not endorsed anyone because frankly no one including -- wife cares who want voting for -- on Saturday.
I'll I'll want.
And you know what I'm not sure -- fully have made up my mind -- want the most conservative candidate who was electable.
Iraq -- got a good to -- effects of much.
-- -- Up next after.