U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on ABC This Week: "Nothing inappropriate was shared with them, Jake. You know, we get inquires everyday from the entertainment industry. We get inquiries from people writing articles, from people writing books, people doing television shows," he said. "And the process that we've established is that you know, we will work with those individuals."
The White House has come under fire from Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King. R-N.Y., who said Wednesday that the filmmakers, who worked together on "The Hurt Locker," received "extremely close, unprecedented and potentially dangerous" assistance from the Obama administration. Panetta dismissed these claims.
"We'll try to make sure that we give them accurate information so that the historic record is protected. But you know, we do not share anything that is inappropriate with anybody," he said.
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