Mokhiber: Ari, two questions.
First, Fox News reported yesterday that some 60 Israelis have been
detained in the United States since September 11 and that federal
investigators suspect that these Israelis may have gathered intelligence
about the September 11 attacks in advance and not shared it. Can you
shed any light on this report?
Ari Fleischer: No, I would just refer you to the Department of Justice.
I'm not familiar with the reports.
Mokhiber: Second question, a professor at the University of New
Hampshire reported --
Ari Fleischer: Thank you.
(The news conference abruptly ends as Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling
of the World Champion Arizona Diamondbacks appear on the Ari's platform
and give him a Diamondbacks baseball cap and t-shirt. The Diamondbacks
are at the White House today to meet with the President. Ari is a big
time New York Yankee fan, and Johnson and Schilling wanted to rub it