Skip to comments.Will Republicans accommodate Obama in his play for time?
Posted on 06/26/2012 10:04:17 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
Barack Obamas invocation of executive privilege to keep subpoenaed documents from congressional committees investigating Fast and Furious came as rather a shock to many DC observers. It wasnt that pundits were surprised the most transparent administration in history had chosen to OFFICIALLY cover up the Fast and Furious affair. After all, no one actually believed Obamas phony openness claims in the first place.
What really confounded Administration friends and foes alike was the fact Obama invoked the privilege in the face of such an extensive body of disapproving legal precedent. Where there is reason to believe documents sought may shed light on government misconduct, the privilege is routinely denied wrote the DC District Court of Appeals in the Clinton era US v Espy case.
How could a former instructor of law make such an obvious and fundamental legal error? (1)
Its a safe bet Eric Holder and Barack Obama worked out the executive privilege idea well in advance of the Attorney Generals scheduled meeting with Darrell Issa. It was after all a worst case, fallback scheme the pair undoubtedly agreed must be...
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I’m posting this list of ALL the things the Pubbies have done in response to the outrageous antics and destructive actions of the oblabla administration. Ready? Here you go:
They probably started working on the draft the day Brian Terry got murdered by one of their weapons.
Exactly. Answer to the question in the headline: They already are. I woke to the news of another letter from Issa. I like Issa, but... Really? Another letter? Ooooh. I bet Dear Leader is shaking in his boots.
They are afraid of turning the swing vote against the right.
I’m not political strategist but I wonder if the sheeple might understand a position based on:
Right is right no matter how many are against it and wrong is wrong no matter how many are for it.
These are issues of right and wrong; lawfulness and lawlessness.
I suppose I’m just way too simple minded.
Duh, can you spell butt boys?
Issa is probably just "papering the file" before he drops the hammer.
I wish a movement could be started to replace Boehner as Speaker. Allen West would be fantastic.
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