Greta Van Susteran met Gerry McCann, father of missing Madeleine McCann on FOX News "On the Record today" Read the full transcript here.
US readers will be fascinated to hear how Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez fills his day when he's not being called a lying bastard to his face by Members of Congress.
MCCANN: I'm very pleased to say that the Attorney General took time out of his incredibly busy schedule to meet with us today. And we had a 40 minute meeting, and we talked about these very issues, about how we can advance legislation.
And, I think importantly, Madeleine's disappearance has already created some discussion at the G-8 summit recently. (!!! ?)So it's becoming more topical. At least the public will know consider the issues, and that's something that we need to capitalize. There is a window of opportunity here to affect change for the better.
And, of course, Kate and I are both hopeful that the publicity surrounding this and our tie-ins (?) with the National Center and International Center for Missing and Exploited Children keep Madeleine's profile high and increases the chances of us finding her.
VAN SUSTEREN: Did the Attorney General Gonzales, did you get the sense that he knew about your daughter's disappearance before the meeting was set up?
VAN SUSTEREN: He knew about it.
This was on the day that at a grilling in Congress, Senior democrat SEN. Arlen "One Bullet" Specter , (Penn) said about his evidence ...
" The chairman has already said that the committee is going to review your testimony very carefully to see if — if your credibility has been breached to the point of being actionable."
Senator J D Rockefeller accused Gonzalez of committing perjury and others urged the Attorney General to correct his testimony, vaguely warning of legal action.One senator asked him flatly why he insists on staying on the job. Gonzalez said that's a good question, but he had to decide whether it would be better to leave or stay and try to fix the problems.
See The Washington Post today Wednesday, July 25, 2007; Page A14
Once again, Alberto Gonzales is unable to offer straight answers to simple questions.
"I don't trust you."
"What credibility is left for you?"
UPDATE Thursday 5.00pm 26th July 2007
Mr McCann was due to meet Britain's ambassador in Washington yesterday and will then return to Portugal. No audience with the First lady then.