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-- information from wiretaps related to the Obama administration's operation -- -- scandal.
Suggests high ranking Justice Department officials knew far more than they've told congress our next guest will be among those confronting attorney general Eric Holder are.
Tomorrow on the Judiciary Committee hearing.
He leads the house oversight committee and has been the leader along with senator Chuck Grassley of the fast and furious investigation joining us.
Now is congressman -- -- -- Good to have you with us -- Let let's start with those wiretaps you have basically if -- can put this.
Vernacular you you basically said the Justice Department is lying.
In your letter to the attorney general.
It has he reacted yet.
But we got back a letter that more or less said you don't have anything in please don't release anything in the wiretaps.
And -- we have no intention on revealing the details of the wiretapped.
But within the would have known they were walking guns and the number of high ranking officials who were required to read them -- -- -- number.
Tells us that it's impossible for Eric Holder to continue having confidence in those people were they working.
His office and this this has -- by all appearances.
Every element of what straightforwardly is a cover up.
A senior administration officials Justice Department officials having and said and exactly the opposite of what has turned out to be true.
You called -- monitor what recourse do you have.
We know at some.
Point only the voters can decide what to do about people who will look you in the -- happy show that they've lied to you they've misled you they delayed they've failed to be transparent.
And then they look and say what evidence even what you have in front of you.
To a certain extent some of it will go to the voters but between now and then we have serious questions for attorney general holder about specific individuals who work for him and with the -- We also have this.
Subpoena that we have to get some sort of resolution on the speaker has made it very clear that his patience is limited in and an extraordinary letter that he sent.
Over and above -- conversation he had with president.
And and the speaker today denying that there have been -- direct talks between.
Himself and -- -- As between the speaker's office and the Justice Department.
Have you got a green light to proceed vigorously with your investigation from the speaker.
And the speakers made it clear from day one that I have I'm they had investigator of the congress and I have his competence and authority and that includes fast and furious.
I think the important thing though is.
That the speakers doing what he can do against an administration that promised to be the most transparent -- history and has been anything but honest and transparent.
And I'm going to change the subject.
If I may to -- -- investigation as well as to what is happening with the Department of Labor its reporting of some very important numbers amongst those numbers of course.
-- weekly jobless claims and amongst those numbers of course are definitions of things like green jobs.
I have to say to you mr.
chairman of that watching the Euro you're in irrigation.
Of the labor to which are it official today.
Is one of the highlights.
-- I've witnessed in congress are going -- -- if I may ask our audience to.
Watch and listen to this.
If this week in the floor in a solar panel production facilities a green job.
If you ask me for the number of health care -- United States.
-- -- the employment from the health care industry.
That -- we look down -- -- mr.
Hellman and dot -- you did not wanna come here as a witness you were not a delighted witness who so let's go through this.
I asked your question you know the answer which of the easy answer it.
If you sweep the floor in a solar panel facility are is that a green job yes thank you.
If you drive a hybrid bus.
Public transportation is that a green job according to our definition yes thank you -- how about employees at a bicycle shop.
Guess I'm not sure about that the answers yes according -- definition and you've got up.
A lot of -- does the teenage kid who works full time at a used record shop -- Yes.
Wouldn't an oil lobbyist count as having a green job if they are engaged in advocates -- related to environmental issues yes.
-- erode their remarkable.
-- -- on Capitol Hill it.
These these green jobs.
We're we're making public policy this administration is making public policy on these kinds of definitions.
This kind of a Labor Department.
This is chilling after one -- it's truly chill.
It really is fluent and when that the American people understand there's over 125 million people in the workforce about twelve million out of work.
And when they claimed three million new green jobs people here that like wow that's a real solution when they discover that.
That emptying a Porta potty is impacting -- -- hop.
Then that they start saying -- wait a second I thought these were new green jobs.
The answer what we've -- live testimony is no they're just jobs we defined his green in the vast majority of other types of jobs have been around for a long time.
And some of them are not so green.
Congressman there -- -- thank you very much.