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It has been a rough couple weeks -- President Obama who is taking a lot of heat for invoking executive privilege.
In the fast and furious investigation.
Meanwhile his opponent and upcoming presidential election governor Mitt Romney.
Trying to cut into president Obama's base talk about all of it Bret -- a Fox News is on the hey Brett.
They are calling and -- let's start with that -- gulf between the Republicans in the White House over the fast and furious.
If you wanna call it that on the -- speaker Boehner is scheduling a vote a full contempt vote for attorney general Eric Holder.
I mean how what why how vast is that -- -- between right now Republicans in the White House.
-- it's pretty big biggest -- -- -- mean that press briefing at the White House yesterday.
What is Dutch giant by Jay Carney.
Peppered by questions.
Opt out how broad scope of the secure -- privilege.
Claim really is.
Their peers saying the White House -- the DOJ is saying that they have been compliant with anything regarding the negation.
Out Republicans -- saying listen there's a lot after.
The department justice put out a letter saying that.
The operation ever happen becomes ever walked that they later -- track and they wanna see exactly what transpired after that.
That letter erupt on -- built.
I'm so -- big gulps and net charge which until right now about house contempt -- is going to move forward and where goes from -- on the political fallout news Eliot piecing.
And -- you -- completely disagree with may but the fact that the president.
Invoked executive privilege.
Took this issue.
And potentially made it a campaign issue that that was what.
Really has really blown it up so to speak and it raises the question of what I mean why did go to that Great Lakes and take that action.
The -- are people are asking that question about.
Why take that action -- You're really trying to comply with what -- -- committee is looking for and it raises questions what's in those document.
Now as far as a campaign issue I think -- step toward getting the Romney campaign is -- very cautious about -- that whatever statement right away but.
-- acting C -- double edged sword here they would rather big message be all about the economy all about turning the economy around.
And and not about this all go on the back burner.
-- the issue of transparency does don't resonate with people were.
-- -- Citi would be the most transparent present history.
Even if the Romney campaign takes a hands off approach.
With this fast and furious investigation if it stays in the news in the way that it's been in the news in this last week is still the campaign issue.
Oh idiotic act I anatomy and it'll play a factor -- it to do its banks were Mitt Romney in the big picture I think it's really be.
The equation you have to look at I mean this -- not a good day for Mitt Romney is -- on the entire news cycle -- about the economy.
That's a good day in their their lives so anything that takes that -- -- that -- Some people would say he's not a great great -- -- said.
You know this is a constitutional issue and players as well.
Speaking of governor Romney in the speech.
That he gave laid out really on his and kind of a long term program for dealing with immigration and illegal immigration.
In this country yesterday but is still a very big gap between Latino voters favoring President Obama and favoring Mitt Romney.
Can he move based on your reporting Brett can.
Mitt Romney move the needle in his direction in any significant way.
Yeah I think they -- that speech yesterday as an attempt to start to do that.
They'll be much more outreach.
And their debt again is on the economy that they can sell.
Latino voters and Hispanic Americans on the state of the economy.
And some of those communities -- very hard hit especially out west.
And that -- that want to make.
And I think got applause yesterday when he said the -- would like to do something more permanent instead that this temporary patch work.
Our that we saw that the president that was his client and it it gets applause at the at the event.
Right that I again at one last thing -- that would.
On the announcement to stop deporting some young illegal immigrants made it -- to come out of nowhere.
And is it.
Is it accurate to say that the White House.
Is trying to do deflect.
Away from the economy and did they used to get at least the press temporarily to talk about things other than maybe the Dow being -- 250 points on any given -- Yeah I mean I think she I think you're right but they also see a vulnerability.
And it -- and and so dispensed.
-- -- he took in the primary on immigration so.
But it regarded the -- where they can check and be successful.
And that's one area where they can't.
Is fascinating stuff all of bit critical for the future of this country and Brett covers that every day on special report at -- 6 PM.
On the Fox News Channel Brett good to talk to you is always next time I have -- -- same person.
All right Dave -- predict you to have a great.