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-- again after a calamity of this sort certainly nothing of the magnitude thank god.
-- 9/11 but scary is that this is the first attack on our soil successful while many were were stopped.
Since 9/11 so now there's talk -- -- and well we've we've got to beef up our Rodham.
The way we we monitor or.
We'll go way -- to chatter or Americans themselves for -- wrong good and it was a controversy -- to deal with every day.
This attorney general but we have to sort of go through this all over again.
Well I think there's going to be a continuing debate about what the right level of -- -- Obviously -- -- things differently than we thought before but we could never think differently from the constitution.
And what he did say that the -- point in this particular instance.
I think it's far too early to try and draw conclusions that are there were outcries -- -- camera.
That started immediately after this event but we're built that thing through.
I believe the evidence who campaigned on a variety of -- public and.
I don't know you're right there they've got that a lot of stuff to go -- pajama to make any difference to you.
If the perpetrated or perpetrators.
Are from this country -- -- from this.
Well I don't think they're geography is as important as there -- of -- creation.
And if a person is going for instance -- clearly apart the international.
Terrorist war on the United States that make the difference in how -- freedom.
And very frankly.
If a person is linked to that kind of conspiracy.
You may want interrogate him in ways that.
Good yield -- harvest of information that could have there been saving American lives and public safety.
What if it's a lone wolf for a lone wolves.
Part of the pack a very disgruntled angry Waco type.
-- Well it obviously there are.
A person who commit this kind of act of terrorism -- also committing a very serious crime.
And -- that if it isn't that this serious crime of murder that that is a part of a terrorist plot.
Hacked by a single individual you'd feel with that individual.
-- apprehend and punish it.
The this is it significantly different situation than we've had in 9/11 were the people who perpetrated.
The apparent big -- -- themselves.
In the perpetuation of the crime here.
Perpetrate the crime but does not kill himself in the process that pretty clear.
And as a result we have an opportunity.
The follow the person and if we can harvest information that is.
Some kind of conspiracy that find it may not be that situation.
But -- the -- we shouldn't shut prematurely we should.
Follow the evidence here responsibly.
I think our public safety officials are doing that.
And when they don't have something this -- I don't mind them not say it the fabrication.
Of things or the I don't know what happened in the debacle that that was reported today but since sounded like good news officers -- one person -- I don't know I think you're right I think Iraq does exactly what it Watson were -- We know all the details but people got ahead of themselves it's not the first time that's happened probably won't be the last John.
There -- -- and then let them.
Operation in this country can make mistakes but we needed desperately.
One thing we needed public participation.
Yes and apprehension and prevention prevention and public safety our core responsibility here.
But we need the public to participate and we don't need for the public that this truck.
What's going on based on erroneous information though there is a very high responsibility do for us to get it right.
In order to sustain the public trust which is necessary for our safety of liberty.
John Ashcroft very good having running and thank you somewhat later to be with your sorry about it -- -- here but very good having just the -- John Ashcroft former attorney general -- -- states.
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