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Turning back to the attack and Ben -- my next guest says lawmakers need to find the courage to expose the cover up.
Joining us now admiral James Lyons retired commander of the US Pacific fleet admiral good to have you back -- this you believe.
Categorically unequivocally that this administration is covering up the truth -- -- -- There's no question about it.
And in what when you say the courage.
-- the House of Representatives has been.
Trying to break through.
A -- wall of silence -- not a Stonewall.
On the part of this administration.
-- what more can they do.
Well I'd like to -- congressman's.
Frank go wolf.
Has got sponsored a house resolution 36.
I understand now there are a 130 -- fellow congressmen have signed up to that.
The problem has been speaker -- has been stonewalling.
And the formation of that very necessary committee a select -- to investigate been -- Exactly.
And -- cause as I said.
In a recent op Ed.
If this were a Republican president.
And that Nancy Pelosi -- the cica.
She did -- no hesitation on our part to find the courage to form.
This special committee I can only hope that it does speaker Boehner would finder's.
The speaker Boehner what is his interest in not doing so what is constraining him.
Because the questions -- by the day we now have four whistle blowers are.
Who potential whistle blowers I should say seeking representation with private attorneys so that they may speak bring.
-- to those discussions -- there attorneys.
Ends and to shed light on the events and apparently that light will contradict.
Some of the statements of this administration.
Well if I had to speculate I don't know -- the administration.
That is holding any thing over the speakers said something.
Can to betray us.
But the other possibility is speaker band.
Was briefed on the illegal all of this transfer of that I believe took place.
Through that special mission compound to supply of the rebels the militias.
And which if that's the case then he's part of the problem.
And you're suggesting then that here it would be complicit in and let's say or at least.
Or use the word complicit in -- to legal.
But there with his knowledge.
He is perhaps not a sufficiently motivated to share the truth of the American people as they -- -- are -- side.
And East Asia complicit in this.
And in your judgment.
In my judgment.
Do you have and I understand and and by the way respect mightily your powers of analysis.
You're in a lack -- reason.
But do you have any evidence.
Which you base that bad judgment.
Have no evidence show whatsoever as you asked me to speculate.
And that's -- plausible.
Reasons that I could surface of this time but I have no special insight.
Let me ask you this if -- is you talk about speaker Boehner.
House -- recycling their allies and hours talking about another oversight committee hearing.
On on that got.
-- his committee has looked at this the the Republicans have been interest it.
It is always can.
Constructed as a partisan contest between the White House and the House of Representatives.
There seems to be no escape from -- That judgment.
But this is a matter of national interest and there doesn't seem to be any appetite in the national media.
The national liberal media.
To dig and -- hold accountable.
Or anyone else for that matter.
Including speaker Boehner.
Who would have any knowledge of what was going on or walk.
Well this is unconscionable -- and that's a -- away that accountability.
Is it is symptomatic of the problem.
Having that accountability review board it was do the investigation.
Was like -- them -- -- investigate a crime city.
It looked like they -- -- main purpose was to protect the administration.
And go who's at the top of the State Department leadership.
-- we appreciate -- being with us look forward to talking with you -- -- admiral James lines back.
We want to hear review.
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