Skip to comments.Rahm Emmanuel Faces Pressure to Resign
Posted on 12/28/2008 2:05:24 PM PST by Impeach98
It's time for Barack Obama's Chief of Staff, Rahm Emmanuel, to resign, and you can sign the petition calling for Rahm Emmanuel to resign - HERE.
The Obama administration has told lie after lie about their involvement in the corruption scandal concerning Illinois Democrat Governor Rod Blagojevich's alleged efforts to sell off the U.S. Senate seat held by Obama.
Days after the November election, Obama's campaign manager, David Axelrod, admitted that Obama and Blagojevich had discussions about who Blagojevich should appoint to replace him. You can see the video with this admission here:
But as soon as the announcement came that federal prosecutors had been investigating Blagojevich over allegations of corruption in selling the U.S. Senate seat to the highest bidder, Obama's camp suddenly claimed that Axelrod had gotten his facts wrong about whether Obama and Blagojevich had schemed about who should be selected.
Yet, Barack Obama and his aides were telling the media that he and his administration would have a "hands off" approach towards the selection of Obama's successor.
And Rahm Emmanuel specifically denied he engaged in negotiations with Governor Blagojevich about Obama's Senate seat.
But again, Obama's camp was caught lying about their involvement, because wiretaps reveal, and have forced Obama to now admit, that his chief of staff, Rahm Emmanuel has discussed not just once but on several occassions who should get the Senate.
Emmanuel not only originally told Blagojevich he should pick Obama's first-choice, Valerie Jarrett, but then later gave Blagojevich a list of names of individuals who would be acceptable for Blagojevich to pick.
In fact, Emmanuel began negotiating with Blagojevich about Obama's successor in the U.S. Senate during the weekend before the 2008 election had even taken place. The seat was not even yet open, Obama had not yet even won, and Rahm Emmanuel and Rod Blagojevich were already engaged in a powerplay to determine who would be given this Senate seat, and what might be paid/delivered/given for getting this seat.
This is not how our government should work. Our representatives are elected by the people, work for the people, and answer to the people. We expect that when a vacancy occurs that our elected representatives will select the best person to represent the people, not that Democrats will engage in horsetrading to cement their fixation for political power.
It's time for Rahm Emmanuel to resign - immediately. He is a disgrace and has no business serving as Chief of Staff in the White House.
Join the campaign by the Our Country Deserves Better Committee to demand Rahm Emmanuel's resignation by signing the "Rahm Emmanuel Must Resign Petition" here: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/ResignEmmanuel/
And forward this on to your friends and ask them to sign and foward to their friends as well!
Believe me, the only way I can cope with being right all the time is to make light of it using cynical, humorous writing. That, and Scotch.
Well, this may be a good fund raising tool but he would not resign even if caught in bed with a live boy or a dead girl!
He’s still got that big ole wart alongside of it though.
I'll be happy with whether he resigns on his own accord or is pressured by others to resign.
Who wants to bet Dan Rather and/or CBS news has absolutely no interest in this story? (Well, unless it’s to explain how this is “nothing” or “everyone does it”.)
That's not anything directed towards you, it's just an explanation that we cannot allow liberals to define what might happen, or what they might be willing to do.
If they have done wrong, then they should face the appropriate consequence.
Um, okay. I don't get it.
With enough money or terror spread around most lies can become either forgotten or true.
I agree but there is 52% of the voting public that saw BHO as “the one”. They can’t all be stupid (just hood-winked) and I am more than curious what percent would like to take their vote back knowing what kind of jerks are movin’ on up?
Actually, we seem to have a better record of Obama’s Office of the President Elect than we have of State Senator Obama, or US Senator Obama, or college student ‘Barry Soetoro’, or Barry’s burf records, or his ‘father’.
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Some comedian recently quipped that Bill Clinton had the misfortune of finding the rare Jewish girl who couldn't get a stain out.
Many different parties have been hinting that they expect riots in the U.S. next year. The news media loves riots. They can just train the cameras on the "action" and take a long mental nap. It's a "made for TV" reality show with a low budget for actors and props.
” Did Hussein get his nose fixed? He looks like Michael Jackson, when MJ was black. “
Unless Barry had that photo taken just after he was stung by some bees , it looks like he did.
Obama could show up in drag at one of his thrice daily gym visits and the media would pretend not to notice.
wounded and corrupt?
heck youforgot duck and cover and run for your life.
This is going to be hilarious. This is going to cost them big time.
that would mean all of his appointments would be null and void which is fine with me.