tv Vice President Pence on FOX News Sunday CSPAN September 9, 2018 10:55pm-10:57pm EDT
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vice pres. pence: we will find out if there was criminal activity involved. >> what activity would there be? there was no classified information? vice pres. pence: we will see. the president's concern is that this individual may have responsibilities in the areas of national security and if they publish an anonymous editorial that says they are misrepresenting themselves, living a lie within this administration and trying to frustrate and subvert the agenda the president was elected to advance, that's the important issue. >> let me ask you, president trump has said that jesff sessions should be investigating the author of the piece. is that a directorate to investigate? >> from what i understand there can be an investigation if there's criminal activity. >> there does not up be any. >> we do not know that. >> what would the criminal activity be? we read the op-ed, there are no national secrets. >>