He will testify publicly later. Most interviews which may contain sensitive information -this time career personnel working at the State Dept -are first conducted behind close doors.<quoted text>
If Issa was really interested in the truth....all those people would be called to testify publically
Pickering is being a whine baby as he knows what he did lacks any credibility. He was hoping to weasel out of it by making vague references to unnamed sources during a public hearing. Behind close doors he has to put the cards on the table.