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WOODWARD: ‘VERY SENIOR’ WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL WARNED ME I’D ‘REGRET’ ATTACKING OBAMA OVER SEQUESTER
The Blaze ^ | 02/27/2013 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 02/27/2013 4:58:48 PM PST by SeekAndFind

Appearing on CNN Wednesday, the Washington Post’s Bob Woodward said a “very senior person” at the White House warned him that he would “regret doing this,” referring to his outspoken criticism of President Barack Obama’s handling of the impending forced cuts known as the sequester.

“I think they’re confused,” Woodward told CNN host Wolf Blitzer. Woodward apparently went on to criticize Obama further over the sequester the same day he received the warning from the White House.

“It makes me very uncomfortable for the White House to be telling reporters, you are going to ‘regret’ doing something that you believe in,” he added. “It’s Mickey Mouse.”

CNN invited a White House official to debate Woodward on-air, but the offer was declined,

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1 posted on 02/27/2013 4:58:56 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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2 posted on 02/27/2013 5:01:21 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: SeekAndFind
See also headline on today's DRUDGE REPORT

Also being reported at BUSINESS INSIDER

And

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3 posted on 02/27/2013 5:01:33 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Just another old white guy I guess...used to be cool...


4 posted on 02/27/2013 5:01:47 PM PST by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: SeekAndFind

Are they going to drone him?


5 posted on 02/27/2013 5:02:39 PM PST by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hows’ the ticker Bob?


6 posted on 02/27/2013 5:03:52 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wrong guy to threaten, White Hut/Crib moron muzzie, even thru a flunkie proxie. This is gonna bite Barry in the ass.


7 posted on 02/27/2013 5:06:13 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: cripplecreek

He needs to avoid parks and walking alone


8 posted on 02/27/2013 5:07:02 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: SeekAndFind

9 posted on 02/27/2013 5:07:42 PM PST by Slyfox (Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness -G Wash.)
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To: carriage_hill

RE: This is gonna bite Barry in the ass.

Worse comes to worst, Obama can always distance himself from this “senior official” (Woodward refuses to name him in the interview).


10 posted on 02/27/2013 5:09:00 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Someone please remind me. Who is White House Chief of Staff since Lew is going to Treasury?


11 posted on 02/27/2013 5:10:01 PM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: Bigtigermike

RE: He needs to avoid parks and walking alone

You mean like Breitbart?


12 posted on 02/27/2013 5:10:09 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, the White House has a reputation for threatening reporters, as well as talk show hosts. Look how hysterical talk show hosts get if a caller wants to discuss Obama’s eligibility.


13 posted on 02/27/2013 5:11:28 PM PST by goldi
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To: cripplecreek
"Hows’ the ticker Bob?"

Woodward's still a hero to many on the left, so offing him may not be their best option. They'll have to destroy his reputation, character and credibility, so I wouldn't be surprised if some pictures of little kids mysteriously found their way onto his laptop.

It's the Soviet thing to do.

14 posted on 02/27/2013 5:12:55 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: SeekAndFind

This a definite win-win situation for those of us that want to see both get torn to bits and flung to the winds.


15 posted on 02/27/2013 5:13:13 PM PST by Cyman
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To: SeekAndFind

Even Al-Reuters took noticed:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/27/us-usa-fiscal-woodward-idUSBRE91Q11620130227


16 posted on 02/27/2013 5:14:24 PM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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17 posted on 02/27/2013 5:15:47 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: musicman

unnngh


18 posted on 02/27/2013 5:17:47 PM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Ubama and the Chicago mob are ruthless. Woodward better watch his back, or better yet, just fall in line with the rest of the Democrat “mainstream” reporters. I suspect his health depends on it.


19 posted on 02/27/2013 5:21:08 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: SeekAndFind

“It makes me very uncomfortable for the White House to be telling reporters, you are going to ‘regret’ doing something that you believe in,” he added. “It’s Mickey Mouse.”

Maybe Bob W. will reconsider his decision to ignore Barry’s forged BC and revive the Woodward and Bernstein(bring down a rogue president) spirit?


20 posted on 02/27/2013 5:22:40 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: Lancey Howard

He definitely needs to stay away from Marcy Park.


21 posted on 02/27/2013 5:23:26 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Here’s hoping Woodward’s vanity drives him to help topple another POTUS.


22 posted on 02/27/2013 5:24:18 PM PST by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: onyx

I’ll lay odds it was Valerie Jarrett.


23 posted on 02/27/2013 5:26:47 PM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Lancey Howard

I do not think he has anything to lose though. Good job Bob Woodward!


24 posted on 02/27/2013 5:28:40 PM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: SeekAndFind

So Woodward finally gets a dose of the “Chicago Way,” eh?


25 posted on 02/27/2013 5:30:05 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hey, O’ Master and Honored Reporter...tell us who it is. This lame reference to a senior WH official is lame and smells of an upcoming book writing.


26 posted on 02/27/2013 5:30:24 PM PST by IrishPennant
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To: King Moonracer

I’ll second that wish.


27 posted on 02/27/2013 5:31:49 PM PST by Girlene
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To: goldi

Y’all remember the Bosso guy who plays Thomas Payne was threatened right after the first Obozo election? What’s happened to him????


28 posted on 02/27/2013 5:34:42 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: SeekAndFind

This may be the “threat” heard round the world.


29 posted on 02/27/2013 5:38:16 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: SeekAndFind

Dear Bob Woodward,

Names, or it didn’t happen.


30 posted on 02/27/2013 5:38:43 PM PST by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: SeekAndFind

+1


31 posted on 02/27/2013 5:40:28 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: lonevoice

Yeah, I don’t get the “Mickey Mouse” metaphor. “Cat and mouse” - mean old catty Obama chasing poor little mousy Bob Woodward makes sense — the only thing I can get out of “Mickey Mouse” is that Walt Disney was the voice of Mickey Mouse.

So, is this what Obama wanted Bob Woodward to say?

Hmm...actually I have heard “Mickey Mouse” used to describe a tiny little country, or such...something like Luxembourg or so...a “Mickey Mouse power.” I suppose the metaphor is the same - the Mickey Mouse power is someone else’s puppet.


32 posted on 02/27/2013 5:47:09 PM PST by scrabblehack
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To: Slyfox

Those who voted for obama support “getting even”.


33 posted on 02/27/2013 5:49:35 PM PST by Terry Mross (How long before America is gone?)
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To: Joe 6-pack
I wouldn't be surprised if some pictures of little kids mysteriously found their way onto his laptop.

It's the Soviet thing to do.

Yup, and it's also the Axelrod/Jarrott way to do things. They'll even get Gloria Allred and the FBI on this if necessary.

34 posted on 02/27/2013 5:51:10 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: SeekAndFind

What is it that Obama using Woodward to distract us from?


35 posted on 02/27/2013 5:51:37 PM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: scrabblehack

It means “petty”.


36 posted on 02/27/2013 5:52:18 PM PST by Terry Mross (How long before America is gone?)
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To: lonevoice

Was it a phone call or an email. Does he have proof?


37 posted on 02/27/2013 5:53:13 PM PST by Terry Mross (How long before America is gone?)
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To: SeekAndFind

We all remember when the Obama-loving White House press corps dropped any partisan loyalty to rally around Fox News when Jarrett and Dunn tried to cut off access claiming they weren’t a real news outlet. That was when Major Garret was asking too many questions about the missing LFBC, IIRC.

Maybe the entire news media establishment will rally around Bob Woodward. I can always hope!

Woodward stuck his neck out in his book before the election blaming Barry not Boehner for the collapse of the “Grand Bargain” talks. And now Woodward is correctly blaming Barry for dreaming up the sequester and then lying about it and saying the GOP did it.


38 posted on 02/27/2013 5:54:40 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

I need more information.


39 posted on 02/27/2013 5:55:37 PM PST by goldi
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To: Slyfox

For the record... it’s extremely impossible whether to verify that she actually said that.


40 posted on 02/27/2013 5:57:42 PM PST by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: BerryDingle

I hope so. I read this and thought “Oh...you’re kidding me...”


41 posted on 02/27/2013 6:02:32 PM PST by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Names or it didn’t happen, Bob.


42 posted on 02/27/2013 6:02:40 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Can’t have people criticizing the Dear Reader.

I’m really enjoying this. It gives me great personal satisfaction to watch the White House acting like a bunch of thugs, and a Washington icon like Woodward being the target. It might sober up a few people.


43 posted on 02/27/2013 6:02:59 PM PST by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Be careful, Bob. We've seen this sort of "independence" before...


44 posted on 02/27/2013 6:17:27 PM PST by Gritty (The 2nd Amendment protects the right to shoot tyrants effectively, not deer-Judge A. Napolitano)
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To: Terry Mross
It means “petty”.

Correct.

45 posted on 02/27/2013 6:18:02 PM PST by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: Seizethecarp

Woodward also knew about the Petraeus investigation before the election and did not break the story.


46 posted on 02/27/2013 6:22:50 PM PST by lodi90
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To: SueRae

It was a “ he “ .


47 posted on 02/27/2013 6:23:18 PM PST by sushiman
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To: Slyfox

Why hasn’t she been Breitbarted by somebody yet?


48 posted on 02/27/2013 6:32:27 PM PST by butterdezillion
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To: SeekAndFind

Hey Woodward, how does Obama compare to NIXON???/s;)


49 posted on 02/27/2013 6:33:43 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: goldi

Yep, because Soros, Axelrod, and Rahm Emanuel threatened them.

Maybe if people see that Woodward can live after revealing threats made to him, they will realize that we have to de-fang these wolves before they are the death of us. Expose the stench and openly refer to 2008 as the coup we all know it was.


50 posted on 02/27/2013 6:35:25 PM PST by butterdezillion
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