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-- S Armstrong on the loose again.
The disgraced over now going after the federal government that's right to demand it drops -- 120 million dollar whistle blower lawsuit against him.
And other members of his US cycling team has -- -- part his defense.
That despite his vigorous and intense denials for a decade even ruining some people's careers that his sponsor the US post office about us by the way.
Should have known he was doping because -- all the rumors -- sounds crazy but it is a crazy -- work criminal defense attorney.
For Cohen joins us for more.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Know how I doubt it if if -- -- -- that well listen there's one area that of his motion dismissed that's the most uninteresting to me that thing about that they knew or should have known it's kind of difficult.
What where that relates to is the statue limitations.
You know there's a certain number of years that you have to bring a lawsuit which he's asserting is is that they shouldn't be able to bring this lawsuit because the -- limitations is is extended for this fraud that occurred.
And he's saying well it shouldn't be extended because they knew where should have known at the time that all these accusations were going on they should have done some investigating themselves -- they shouldn't be entitled.
To extend that statue limitations which means extended time to file lawsuit so they should be barred from filing a lawsuit now I'm actually -- part of the whole motion to dismiss.
I mean I'm dizzy there's a lot of existing parts of this including the fact that a lot of it was filed by Atlanta's former teammate.
Who is Floyd Landis and under the federal false claims and -- yet.
Citizens to sue for alleged fraud against the government on behalf of the government the whistle blowers are entitled to a reward about to a third of the money recovered.
So this up for friendly.
In this this could be forty million dollar payday.
Up tax -- because this is from the US -- that's my money.
That he would get -- isn't a Wharton and an award isn't -- -- -- it's also being sued.
Is he suing and so I don't understand yes we.
-- -- reports that the okay so the first part is absolutely and whistle -- the reason why they have that reward is so.
Just for that for whistle -- for people to come forward and say hey this fraud occurred and instead of you know the governor getting nothing you know a 100% of nothing is not so good but 66%.
Or or 70% or 60% of whatever that they do recovers a lot better than getting nothing so that's why they give whistle blowers that advantage and that reward to come forward and rat somebody out and it's my money to you know I'm not happy about it but right it is what it.
I think everybody here really came to the table with unclean hands.
Meaning the post office -- turned a blind -- to this there were a lot of accusations flying around they did nothing about it they put nothing in his next contract.
That he signed in 2000 about doping or anything like that that his own teammate who knew he was doping is now suing him say hey you committed fraud when he committed fraud as well and he's suing the other people from the team saying they committed fraud as well so to me the whole entire thing -- reeks.
No I mean it's insane and another part of the defense is -- saying that they got a lot of stuff out of this here by the way they got a ton of advertising.
You know so they got what they were paying for -- even though he was doping at the time.
And he also says they got to do a lot of great stuff.
For example you know they got to go to the after party used.
Asked her the tour de -- got -- good the big dinner is.
In France and you know that's worth a lot of money -- know -- from the USPS was.
Flying to -- -- go to these -- -- and enjoy themselves and party with Lance again.
On my dollar.
Correctly completely idiotic.
Like to say that that it was an advantage that the post office got a that they got up to go to a lot of big parties like you know I use the US Postal Service you know I should go to those parties as well come over to -- -- probably take you with -- Melissa -- -- have a nice time all these parties that everybody spent all of my finger but credits it's idiotic and at the post office hasn't made money I think since the invention of the post -- there always operating at a loss and you wonder why and here you -- this is why because they spent forty million dollars on something like this response and I don't think.
-- -- -- millionaire right things yes I know absolutely what you're right -- hundred and at the end of day you have to ask yourself why are they advertising anyway it is a governments are -- election may be spending this money on improving service early you know they're losing so much money to spend this much money in advertising.
Does not make a lot of sense Brad thanks for coming on the show it's pretty disgusting and I know thanks so much you sorted it out although I'm still not just the thank you are right next.
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