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Gibbs Slaps Gregg
ABC News ^ | 2/12/09 | Jake Tapper

Posted on 02/12/2009 2:23:51 PM PST by chpmass

A rather pointed statement from White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs:

“Senator Gregg reached out to the President and offered his name for Secretary of Commerce. He was very clear throughout the interviewing process that despite past disagreements about policies, he would support, embrace, and move forward with the President’s agenda. Once it became clear after his nomination that Senator Gregg was not going to be supporting some of President Obama’s key economic priorities, it became necessary for Senator Gregg and the Obama administration to part ways. We regret that he has had a change of heart.”


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections; US: New Hampshire
KEYWORDS: 111th; bho2009; bho44; bhocommerce; census; gregg; juddgregg
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1 posted on 02/12/2009 2:23:51 PM PST by chpmass
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To: chpmass

Gregg Slapped Obama


2 posted on 02/12/2009 2:25:18 PM PST by Carling ("We've lost two people in my family because you dickheads won't cut trees down," - Warwick Spooner)
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To: Carling

That’s more like it. Obama the narcissist has egg on his face.


3 posted on 02/12/2009 2:25:57 PM PST by chpmass
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To: Carling

The Obama administration’s idea of bipartisanship. Offer someone a position, then say we’re not going to let you do what that person normally does (take the census), and then be dismissive of the person when he is no longer interested.


4 posted on 02/12/2009 2:26:54 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: chpmass

Three Cheers for Senator Gregg!!!


5 posted on 02/12/2009 2:26:58 PM PST by malia
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To: chpmass

Bipartisan means “give in to the left” in the RAT lexicon. Better to fight it when it is wrong-headed.


6 posted on 02/12/2009 2:27:04 PM PST by JimRed ("Hey, hey, Teddy K., how many girls did you drown today?" TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: chpmass

F*** Gibb & the messiah.


7 posted on 02/12/2009 2:27:08 PM PST by Vaquero ( "an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Vaquero

The rats do not understand the concept of “conscience”


8 posted on 02/12/2009 2:28:07 PM PST by acoulterfan
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To: chpmass

Gibbs certainly didn’t manage to spin the headline on Drudge.

Good for Matt. He’s been one of the few honest sources of news out there since Obama floated to the top of the political kettle.


9 posted on 02/12/2009 2:28:07 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: chpmass

Gregg probably went to the White House, got lost, opened a closet and found Joe Biden bound and gagged.


10 posted on 02/12/2009 2:28:36 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (American Revolution II, overdue.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

Post of the day, LOL!


11 posted on 02/12/2009 2:29:47 PM PST by acoulterfan
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To: chpmass

One question: who changed the rules in the middle of the game?(hint, it wasn’t Gregg) Obama snatched the Census after Gregg was appointed. I’d call that bait and switch, get him out of the Senate, he recuses himself from the vote on the stimulus, then changed the parameters of his job. Obama is to blame, pure and simple!


12 posted on 02/12/2009 2:30:04 PM PST by dawn53
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To: chpmass

Gibbs just got Tea Bagged, I think he liked it.


13 posted on 02/12/2009 2:30:23 PM PST by RadioCirca1970 (Proposition 8-- yup.)
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To: chpmass

Too late Barry, Gregg threw you under the bus before you had the chance to do it to him. Now you just look stupid. “I’m gonna hurt him more than he hurt me”. So junior high.


14 posted on 02/12/2009 2:30:25 PM PST by keepitreal (Obama brings change: an international crisis (terrorism) within 6 months)
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To: Cicero

Kettle? Don’t you mean toilet?


15 posted on 02/12/2009 2:31:28 PM PST by Steve_Stifler
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
Gregg probably went to the White House, got lost, opened a closet and found Joe Biden bound and gagged.

Biden had paid extra for that.

16 posted on 02/12/2009 2:32:03 PM PST by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: keepitreal

Junior high is right. Gregg has been very gracious (more so than he needs to be towards the Messiah), but the administration just attacks him. It’s narcissism at its worst.


17 posted on 02/12/2009 2:32:20 PM PST by chpmass
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To: Cicero

Just like fat in homemade soup. Too bad 0bama wasn’t skimmed off and thrown out!


18 posted on 02/12/2009 2:32:26 PM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: chpmass
Of Course Gregg had a change of heart

He knows NOW where Obama, Gibbs and all of those who drank the Obama Koolaid are going:

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19 posted on 02/12/2009 2:32:35 PM PST by Candor7 (Fascism? All it takes is for good men to say nothing, ( member NRA)
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To: Cicero

Look at that photo of º on Drudge... what is he throwing, darts?


20 posted on 02/12/2009 2:32:52 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (Welcome to Obama's America... Be afraid, be very afraid)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

Joe was not only bound and gagged...so was Hillary! Notice BAMM BAMM picks then and then hides ‘em....


21 posted on 02/12/2009 2:34:25 PM PST by antivenom
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To: Candor7

Where did that video come from? That is most fascinating.


22 posted on 02/12/2009 2:34:47 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (Welcome to Obama's America... Be afraid, be very afraid)
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To: chpmass
Once it became clear after his nomination that Senator Gregg was not going to be supporting some of President Obama’s key economic priorities, it became necessary for Senator Gregg and the Obama administration to part ways.

He makes it sound like mutual consent for Gregg to drop out. However, MSNBC said Obama was blindsided by this announcement. So which is it Gibbs? Whatever the case may be, the title should have been:

Gibbs slaps like a girl!


23 posted on 02/12/2009 2:35:19 PM PST by ravingnutter
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To: chpmass

Gibbs is a light weight dipshit working for the same.


24 posted on 02/12/2009 2:36:06 PM PST by boomop1
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To: Candor7

Never mind, I see.


25 posted on 02/12/2009 2:36:47 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (Welcome to Obama's America... Be afraid, be very afraid)
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To: chpmass
Hillary probably wishes she had bailed out on the Obama regime ... as Secretary of State she's already much of her office usurped by the O.
26 posted on 02/12/2009 2:38:20 PM PST by BluH2o
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To: chpmass

Gregg didn’t want to support some of Obama’s key economic policies, like hiring ACORN to run the census, supervised by Rahmbo. Arlen Spector and those two broads from Maine must be really embarrassed, that Gregg won’t act more bipartisan.


27 posted on 02/12/2009 2:39:41 PM PST by Sir Clancelot
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To: JimRed

Bipartisan to Obama means he can rape you and you won’t complain.


28 posted on 02/12/2009 2:44:59 PM PST by conservative cat ("So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
Later that day...

"OK, Joe, you know the rules. Back to your closet now.

29 posted on 02/12/2009 2:46:31 PM PST by paulycy (BEWARE the LIBERAL/MEDIA Complex)
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To: Sir Clancelot

When will Rahm get “properly vetted” by the IRS?


30 posted on 02/12/2009 2:47:13 PM PST by Ceoman
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To: conservative cat

When do start the pool to count the days Gibbs is press secretary?


31 posted on 02/12/2009 2:47:17 PM PST by aragona
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To: Carling

And now, rather than just letting the Gregg walk away, his press secretary immediately invokes the politics of personal destruction.

So, if I understand Onada’s press secretary, anyone who signs on to a job with The Marxist’s administration must knuckle under to any policy the man dictates even if it is morally and ethically wrong and/or illegal. It is difficult for me to believe Gregg knew about the census ploy until after he took on the Commerce Secretary job.


32 posted on 02/12/2009 2:47:55 PM PST by dools007
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To: chpmass

How can anyone stand by and watching the fleecing of American taxpayers...Well Marxist socialists can so many on the Left have no problem with what the idiot Obama is doing. However, logical minded clear thinking people that understand this is all a cost burden on our children should stand up...

Its way past time for some more tea to be tossed... but if we did the wacky tree huggers would have us all locked up for littering...


33 posted on 02/12/2009 2:48:44 PM PST by tomnbeverly (Taxpayers doing time on the Obama Plantation.)
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To: chpmass

“Once it became clear after his nomination that Senator Gregg was not going to be supporting some of President Obama’s key economic priorities, it became necessary for Senator Gregg and the Obama administration to part ways.”

Let’s fix it....

after his nomination some of President Obama’s key economic priorities Senator Gregg was not going to be supporting became clear


34 posted on 02/12/2009 2:49:25 PM PST by Vn_survivor_67-68 (CALL CONGRESSCRITTERS TOLL-FREE @ 1-800-965-4701)
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To: BluH2o

“-—as Secretary of State she’s already much of her office usurped by the O.”

Somehow, someway, I believe they are on the same page!

Saul Alinsky does come to mind!


35 posted on 02/12/2009 2:49:42 PM PST by malia
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To: aragona

So....who is in line for the next token R?


36 posted on 02/12/2009 2:50:13 PM PST by CindyDawg
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To: chpmass

Gibbs is doing his best to be as good as Scott McClellan.


37 posted on 02/12/2009 2:50:27 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: savedbygrace
Biden had paid extra for that.

*snort!* Savedbygrace has a devilish sense of humor!

38 posted on 02/12/2009 2:51:03 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (American Revolution II, overdue.)
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To: chpmass

“Senator Gregg reached out to the President and offered his name for Secretary of Commerce. He was very clear throughout the interviewing process that despite past disagreements about policies, he would support, embrace, and move forward with the President’s agenda. Once it became clear after his nomination that Senator Gregg was not going to be supporting some of President Obama’s key economic priorities, it became necessary for Senator Gregg and the Obama administration to part ways. We regret that he has had a change of heart.”

To paraphrase: “In spite of some odd stuff going on with Obama in the past, Gregg still thought Obama was a reasonable man. Once he found out just how crazy Obama’s policies were and that Obama was SERIOUS about them, he had no choice but to run out of the building screaming. And buy a log cabin in the mountains, and build a fallout shelter, and buy lots of guns and food. We regret that he has had a change of heart and we will be monitoring all his contacts and activities going forward.”


39 posted on 02/12/2009 2:51:57 PM PST by RobRoy (Islam is a greater threat to the world today than Nazism was in the 1930's.)
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To: chpmass

“You can’t quit. You’re fired!” Ha ha ha.


40 posted on 02/12/2009 2:53:30 PM PST by lady lawyer
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To: chpmass

This is not a time for partisanship. This is not a time when we should stand in our ideological corners and shout at each other. This is a time to govern and govern well. And therefore, WHEN THE PRESIDENT ASKED ME TO JOIN HIS ADMINISTRATION, I believed it was my obligation to say yes, and I look forward to it with enthusiasm.”

Senator Gregg REACHED OUT TO THE PRESIDENT and offered his name.

Which statement do YOU believe?


41 posted on 02/12/2009 2:56:00 PM PST by RetSignman (DEMSM: "If you tell a big enough lie, frequently enough, it becomes the truth")
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
Gregg probably went to the White House, got lost, opened a closet and found Joe Biden bound and gagged.

You owe me a keyboard...

42 posted on 02/12/2009 2:56:45 PM PST by Night Hides Not (Don't blame me...I voted for Palin!)
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To: Ceoman

Good old Timmy Geitner’s got that covered.


43 posted on 02/12/2009 2:59:08 PM PST by Sir Clancelot
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To: chpmass

Professional politicians are starting to figure out
Obama is anathema....and they don’t want to go down
with him when his adminstration craters.


44 posted on 02/12/2009 3:11:57 PM PST by cowdog77 ("Are there any men left in Washington, or are they all cowards!?-Ahmad Shah Massoud")
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To: Sir Clancelot

Nothing would embarrass specter and the two broads. Nothing.


45 posted on 02/12/2009 3:22:51 PM PST by mombonn (God is looking for spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.)
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To: savedbygrace

Biden was in there with Bawney Fwank.


46 posted on 02/12/2009 3:35:09 PM PST by Merlinator (January 20. 2009, A National Day of Mourning)
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To: RobRoy

What do you want to bet that Gregg gets a big fat IRS audit this year. Embarrasing The One how dare he!


47 posted on 02/12/2009 3:37:03 PM PST by Merlinator (January 20. 2009, A National Day of Mourning)
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To: Vaquero

I second that. I despise this administration!


48 posted on 02/12/2009 3:37:57 PM PST by Merlinator (January 20. 2009, A National Day of Mourning)
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To: chpmass

The Obozo administration needs a tiny little car that 50 cabinet members can get out of. All he needs is a Red nose and some Big Shoes.

Pray for America, Our Troops and obama’s Guidance


49 posted on 02/12/2009 3:41:46 PM PST by bray (The District of Corruption fits Obama like a Glove)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

LOL!!!!


50 posted on 02/12/2009 3:43:45 PM PST by dennisw (Archimedes--- Give me a place to stand, and I will move the Earth)
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