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Joining us now Fox News senior judicial analyst judge Andrew and -- top.
Judge Edward Stone has literary -- but I mean he's he's brought the world down around his head.
Well -- stepping out on this some people describe him as a hero others as a trader where you.
I have described him as an American hero when I first learned of this and I.
-- revealed all that being the government's.
Unconstitutional behavior he's confronted with the following.
An oath to keep secret the information -- was given.
An oath to uphold the constitution.
And a clash between the two so what do you do which is higher his oath to keep secret.
-- -- south to follow the constitution.
It's -- no brainer constitution is the supreme law of the land that the government is violating the constitution and he knows about it -- get some moral and constitution.
-- obligation to reveal it you use the hypothetical yes.
There are lots of hypotheticals this.
Right now I don't know specifically what he's charge I haven't heard from him I don't think any -- or he's charged have been charged with what he is charged.
Of the constitution or law.
It's unclear if he is does it in and in these huge step forward and others have to -- -- does it give you some trepidation.
The timing because -- -- and -- there.
The timing of his revelations.
Wiped away a two day summit between the president United States and the president of China in I his presence.
In Hong Kong.
And his his charge is that the United States was -- And Chinese locations and facilities.
-- -- all give you any disquiet.
No doesn't problem -- all -- I think -- revelation that timing of the revelation.
Was set by the report mr.
Armey spoke he's been speaking to them for a long time.
Secondly I I rejected the idea that we should dwell on him his background -- his motivation.
We should dwell on what the government has done to us in our name he used an interest in -- Whether this is legal or constitutional.
Because the -- -- both right right you did and I'd like to dwell on that for a moment.
Because that congress thinks he can write any law and regularly any behavior and tax and the event.
In congress -- -- whatever it says it's legal is legal.
But because the constitution.
Restrains the congress because the constitution prohibits.
A search warrant for a 113 million Americans what are looking for two or three.
So what the government has done is legal.
Because the Patriot Act authorizes a profoundly unconstitutional.
Because the congress has attempted to disregard the constitution.
And it will be interest and see where you come down when all the facts are known.
At this point I'll give you this we learn more facts every day we do nine.
Can't -- -- why one would not be disappointed by what we are learning to this point.
But you're a man of immense courage is what was and we're -- and it takes courage to sit here with you have to back.
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