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On clarion and so the president -- their noses and -- in executive privilege regarding the fashion curious.
-- -- -- -- Well I think I think Republicans and so mr.
Glover and allow others sterilized is you know just that this was his big -- -- to get a lot of attention.
-- that you -- you look at it this this is something that presents to both parties have used before it's not that shocking.
Bush -- executive privilege six times.
Republicans on the total mention that a lot Bill Clinton used it fourteen times -- -- in the negative side important for the president.
Usually these presidents use it -- their back is against the wall -- there's something they don't want the public to see and that's the big question what does the administration not want the public to see.
And that enables Republicans.
Just to suggest that they're covering something about.
Because you know look.
-- have you bush used executive as a connection between you know in the middle of the US attorney scandal for example -- the don't want Karl Rove to testify -- what was really going on there.
Bill Clinton why did -- use executive privilege so many titled between Paula Jones and -- -- -- those -- all kind of assorted parts of his administration.
And I -- love -- America.
-- -- And look at an -- for this president.
Even if there's there's an important principle at stake here which is making sure that you're your advisors have the ability.
To share information amongst themselves about how they're responding to a scandal like this.
Without congress rooting around that the principle that presence of both parties have -- before.
It -- the president directly for the first time to -- up -- -- To up fast and furious in a way that that -- never had before this was an ugly gun running operation that resulted in the federal agents getting gunned down.
It's a pretty sordid story.
And even if there's an important principle at stake to -- needed to protect it drags the president into a pretty ugly story.
-- on the courses on the same day.
But to house committee voted to hold -- attorney general and Plimpton -- what does that mean.
Well so now the full house will probably vote on -- next -- speaker Boehner has given the green light to that.
In the US attorney in Washington this assuming that goes through.
We'll start looking at criminal these these are essentially criminal charges against the attorney general that's extraordinary it is.
Men -- -- is but obviously that's gonna take some time attorney general fight that cities are trumped up and whatnot and get -- -- You know thrown into court at some point and in the I think it's highly doubtful.
That this is resolved.
Between now and November.
I think what it is is a more explosive political story obviously.
You know and on the positive side for Republicans I think they believe they're getting -- pound of flesh on the attorney general that they don't think it's been straight with them.
I think there's a lot of Republican conservative voters around the country are fired up about certain period.
And and this probably maybe get some a little more excited to go to the polls in November however.
Voters -- conservative who fired up about fast and -- were planning to vote for Barack Obama yesterday and the day before I'd I'd probably put the number zero.
You know -- and so it's probably at the end of the day what the White House is hoping is.
That it becomes an overreach among Republicans.
And they can -- up there and say.
Look wire the Republicans on the hill focused on jobs in the economy which is with the presence as usual result Mitt Romney physical focus on.
Though it is may be some ugly -- for the president for a few days no doubt about it.
But I think that the White House -- banking -- the -- -- between now and November independent voters -- to decide these elections.
-- gonna be more concerned about jobs in the economy.
-- fast and furious however that's not good news for the president either because jobs in the economy are not doing well this is life.
When you go crossed the line this has been a pretty rough month for the president to get data on top of that any day now we're gonna find out the fate of -- healthcare law.
And indications are that they could very well be be brought down and so.
Across the board he is facing a pretty rough time.
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During -- impression -- Carl Jeffers.
-- the matters jacked up on some Ghana.
Exotic street -- burning only got a -- and other horses fly to take a breath he's got the information at all not the other way -- that -- out.
A -- -- a Mike Baker just say are you telling no.
-- former CIA guy counterterrorism dive reporting errors.
And they said these -- these fast and furious operations.
Are fairly routine and so.
And I -- -- throughout sold well but what's at issue here which is obvious.
Does the third now lying about what they know what NATO which brings me into this observation.
If I'm right here.
That if the president is invoking.
The executive privilege it to -- to that tends to suggest.
That maybe he didn't know something about it we're sure to foreign but said he didn't.
-- -- -- there's an important distinction that you're putting the finger right on -- party which is that.
The White House says maintaining that the president.
Did not have any knowledge of the actual gun running operation.
They -- not contradicting that with this executive privilege move.
Because what the executive privilege move is about document -- the Justice Department.
Dealing with the re act.
Action true that scandal to the fast and furious operation the gun running operation that went bad and so what they're saying it.
The president or at least -- senior advisors.
May have been -- -- On deliberations about how to respond to their -- how to respond to media organization to poke around on this story.
It does not mean that the president was looped in on the gun running operation at least as far as we know it's more about the -- Aftermath of -- -- gun running operation so so so that it sort of two separate things.
Nonetheless it drags the.
The president here plus would you think they're hiding.
-- -- -- What does did not want the public to see there may -- legitimate things about.
You know how the Justice Department wanted to responded what their strategy -- That has nothing nefarious or nothing criminal or learn -- -- like that is -- stress that may be the case.
But once you start shielding information potentially thousands of pages of documents.
That it raises some court now we should also know which is about always pointed out that Eric -- has already turned over about 8000 document so.
You know -- I've been through -- on both sides where where the Democrats running congress they'd be pressuring the bush administration for documents.
And you know the Bush Administration turn over 5000 pages something that the Democrats -- where process so one another 5000 that at some point.
You know this morning -- well we're gonna have to leave it there have been man you're fired up this morning in -- last -- you know you want wanna.
-- you brought your brother big time that afternoon.
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