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Bob Woodward: ‘Very Senior’ White House Official Warned Me
The Blaze ^ | February 27, 2013 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 02/27/2013 5:26:38 PM PST by Art in Idaho

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.”

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KEYWORDS: bobwoodward; corruption; genesperling; obama; partisanmediashills; politics; sequester; whmediarelations
The headline now on Drudge: WHITE HOUSE THREATENS WOODWARD: 'YOU WILL REGRET DOING THIS'

Go Bob! I hope this is the beginning of the end. Maybe other reporters will now have the guts to start reporting on the real Obama.

1 posted on 02/27/2013 5:26:49 PM PST by Art in Idaho
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To: Art in Idaho

Valarie Jarrett. You know, the one WHI and Ulsterman have been right about for years and is not allowed to be posted here.


2 posted on 02/27/2013 5:29:50 PM PST by TheRhinelander
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To: Art in Idaho
Maybe other reporters will now have the guts to start reporting on the real Obama.

Bless your heart.

3 posted on 02/27/2013 5:30:01 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?)
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To: Art in Idaho

Yes Go Bob! I’ve never been a fan of his, but this is an outrage.


4 posted on 02/27/2013 5:30:44 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: Art in Idaho
“It’s Mickey Mouse.”

...what makes ya think that Bob?

5 posted on 02/27/2013 5:31:10 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Art in Idaho
Remember what happened to Dustin Hoffman's character in "Wag the Dog?"
6 posted on 02/27/2013 5:31:16 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: Jeff Chandler

I guess he is now learning the hard way that Nixon was small potatos compared to Obama.


7 posted on 02/27/2013 5:31:51 PM PST by Jean2
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To: Art in Idaho
Maybe other reporters will now have the guts to start reporting on the real Obama.

LOL!
They love and support the ruthless African communist Ubama. They will continue to do what they are told.

8 posted on 02/27/2013 5:32:24 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Art in Idaho

9 posted on 02/27/2013 5:33:57 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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10 posted on 02/27/2013 5:34:13 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: Art in Idaho

And if the same rank of person in the Nixon whitehouse had issued the same threat, what would the news story look like? You can bet it would name the threatening funtionary of this budding dictatorship.


11 posted on 02/27/2013 5:34:26 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: TheRhinelander
Valarie Jarrett.

Yup, probably her. . or Bob disquised it as maybe it was from Axelrod. . he still is a 'very senior' white house official. . the Chicago way. .

12 posted on 02/27/2013 5:35:08 PM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Art in Idaho

Darth Traitor finds Woodward’s lack of faith disturbing.


13 posted on 02/27/2013 5:36:27 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Art in Idaho

I hope Woodward has top notch security, he may need it. Amazing.


14 posted on 02/27/2013 5:36:43 PM PST by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: Art in Idaho

He will have to back down. Nobody else in the press corp is willing to stand up to Hussein.


15 posted on 02/27/2013 5:37:10 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Art in Idaho

Name names or shut up BOb. I guess the threat worked on you!


16 posted on 02/27/2013 5:38:08 PM PST by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: Art in Idaho

I think this is perhaps a sign that the wheels are about to come off the OZero wagon. No one I know actually cares about the looming sequestration. In fact most are quite ok with it. Other than loony lefties no one thinks the world will come to an end on Friday. And little by little reporters are waking up to the fact that their love, Obama, is simply using them.


17 posted on 02/27/2013 5:38:14 PM PST by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: Art in Idaho

What is that accent he has - Ohio? Michigan?


18 posted on 02/27/2013 5:38:44 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (I've all but given up my crusade to rid the world of fools; there are, I found, just too many.)
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To: Fzob
Other than loony lefties no one thinks the world will come to an end on Friday.

Let's just hope the GOP eunuchs don't cave at the last minute so everyone can see that, indeed, a piddly 2% reduction in the rate of Fedzilla's budget increase will not usher in the apocalypse.

19 posted on 02/27/2013 5:48:28 PM PST by kevao (.)
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To: Tammy8
I hope Woodward has top notch security, he may need it. Amazing.

Me too. Glad he 'went public' with it. I really do hope many members of the media will see this as an attack on 'one of their own' and circle the wagons. We'll see.

Threats = Tyranny.


20 posted on 02/27/2013 5:50:43 PM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Art in Idaho

Welcome to Chicago Woodward.


21 posted on 02/27/2013 5:56:20 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: Art in Idaho
“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.”

No, how about Deep Throat?

22 posted on 02/27/2013 5:57:29 PM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: Lancey Howard

23 posted on 02/27/2013 6:02:39 PM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Art in Idaho

“Very Senior” usually means the Big Enchilada Himself.


24 posted on 02/27/2013 6:13:42 PM PST by Martin Tell (Victrix causa diis placuit sed victa Catoni.)
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To: Art in Idaho

WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM TOTALITARIANS??????? you USELESS propagandist POS.


25 posted on 02/27/2013 6:18:09 PM PST by PGalt
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To: Art in Idaho

Its probably Adolf..I mean Axelrod..or it could be Iranian’s favorite Commie Valerie Jarrett who did say before the election that Obama’s “enemies” would pay the price once he got re-elected..oh and no matter what Woodward says, the media will NEVER EVER go against Obama..why would they, they agree with him, his agenda is their agenda


26 posted on 02/27/2013 6:24:21 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Past Your Eyes
What is that accent he has - Ohio? Michigan?

Woodward grew up in Wheaton, Ill, a suburb of Chicago. He then went to Yale. He sounds a lot like my Dad. . I grew up in Iowa. .

27 posted on 02/27/2013 6:27:25 PM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Martin Tell
“Very Senior” usually means the Big Enchilada Himself.

Wow, now wouldn't that be something. Doesn't sound like Obama though. . too much effort. Levin said Woodward talked with a male at the WH for over a half an hour and the threat was his parting shot. .

28 posted on 02/27/2013 6:33:31 PM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Art in Idaho

Bttt.


29 posted on 02/27/2013 6:37:13 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: Art in Idaho

I’d like to be wrong, but my bet is Woodward will soften and back this down within 72 hours.


30 posted on 02/27/2013 6:45:15 PM PST by Gator113 ( REGISTER THE DAMN LIBERALS and leave my guns alone!!)
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To: Gator113

Beer summit?


31 posted on 02/27/2013 6:49:29 PM PST by Jane Long
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To: Art in Idaho

pssst hey Bob you wanna buy some gonads ? Goin cheap!!


32 posted on 02/27/2013 7:58:38 PM PST by Long Jon No Silver
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To: Lancey Howard
Several are now speaking out.

Posted this one from HotAir:

NJ Chief: A senior WH official got so belligerent with me, I had to drop him as a source

NJ is National journal.

33 posted on 02/28/2013 1:12:26 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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