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Senate Committee Postpones Fort Hood Hearing At Request of White House
Foxnews.com ^ | 11-16-09 | Staff

Posted on 11/16/2009 4:07:01 PM PST by 444Flyer

The Senate Armed Services Committee postponed its Monday briefing on the deadly Fort Hood massacre at the request of the White House -- despite calls from some lawmakers to press forward with a congressional investigation into the shooting rampage that killed 13 and wounded 29.

The Senate Armed Services Committee postponed its Monday briefing on the deadly Fort Hood massacre at the behest of the White House, despite calls from some lawmakers to press forward with a congressional investigation into the shooting rampage that killed 13 and wounded 29.

An aide to committee chairman Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., told Fox News that the meeting is delayed "at the request of the administration." Army Secretary John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen George Casey were to have briefed committee members privately on the shooting.

Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was charged on Thursday with the deadly shooting spree. Army investigators have said Hasan is the only suspect and could face additional charges.

Obama already had ordered a review of all intelligence related to Hasan and whether the information was properly shared and acted upon within government agencies. Several members of Congress, particularly Rep. Peter Hoekstra, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, have also called for a full examination of what agencies knew about Hasan's contacts with a radical Muslim cleric in Yemen and others of concern to the U.S.

Hoekstra confirmed this week that government officials knew of about 10 to 20 e-mails between Hasan and Anwar al-Aulaqi, beginning in December 2008.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 110509; 111th; abledanger; coverup; dod; fbi; forthood; fthood; hasan; islam; jihad; nidalmalikhasan; osamaobama; probe; secdefgates; stealthjihad; terrorism
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"While on an eight-day trip to Asia, Obama called on lawmakers to "resist the temptation to turn this tragic event into the political theater."

No. Allowing the mastermind terrorist responsible for the slaughter of thousands of innocent Americans in the name of Jihad to have his day in an American civilian courtroom would be 'political theatre' and a travesty.

1 posted on 11/16/2009 4:07:02 PM PST by 444Flyer
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To: 444Flyer

More political correctness....great.....


2 posted on 11/16/2009 4:10:10 PM PST by cranked
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To: 444Flyer

This is B.S.! Obama, that worthless POS, should be impeached for interfering with an official investigation!


3 posted on 11/16/2009 4:11:49 PM PST by scoobysnak71
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To: cranked

The Minority of a committee may hold hearings, and even hold them at Ft Hood or down the block. Recall Conyers?


4 posted on 11/16/2009 4:11:54 PM PST by shalom aleichem
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To: 444Flyer

Of course, it is hard to sweep an elephant under the carpet if peoples eyes are focused on it.. they trust Americans have as short a memory on this issue as they seem to have at election time


5 posted on 11/16/2009 4:11:54 PM PST by RnMomof7
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To: cranked
ALL hail the Bower!
6 posted on 11/16/2009 4:12:35 PM PST by 444Flyer ("The angel of the LORD encamps all around those who fear Him, and delivers them." Psalm 34:7)
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To: 444Flyer

I hope our military refuse to cooperate in this show-trial against them.


7 posted on 11/16/2009 4:16:18 PM PST by TexasCajun
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Senate Committee Postpones Fort Hood Hearing At Request of White House

0bama and his thugs haven't had enough time to cover their tracks on this muzzie terrorist that served on his transition team?

8 posted on 11/16/2009 4:17:09 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Pork Eating Crusader - FUBO! Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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"resist the temptation to turn this tragic event into political theater."

This is only permitted for hurricanes during Republican administrations.

9 posted on 11/16/2009 4:17:19 PM PST by denydenydeny (The Left sees taxpayers the way Dr Frankenstein saw the local cemetery; raw material for experiments)
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This is B.S.! Obama, that worthless POS, should be impeached for interfering with an official investigation!

Yes. I believe the term is "obstruction of justice", which is certainly an impeachable offense.

10 posted on 11/16/2009 4:18:42 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Pork Eating Crusader - FUBO! Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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And I suppose there hasn’t been a wimper from the Republicans? They are letting him rule by dictate.


11 posted on 11/16/2009 4:18:45 PM PST by jersey117
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To: AmericanInTokyo

“Security Forces Pursuing Mastermind of Texas Attack”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2386077/posts


12 posted on 11/16/2009 4:19:48 PM PST by 444Flyer ("The angel of the LORD encamps all around those who fear Him, and delivers them." Psalm 34:7)
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Is this an indication that there is a LOT of evidence to shred so they can claim “there is not one shred of evidence”?
13 posted on 11/16/2009 4:22:34 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: 444Flyer

Cowards! Zero doesn’t want another of his muzzie brothers investigated.


14 posted on 11/16/2009 4:25:13 PM PST by Road Warrior 04 ( I'll miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! The "other" Jim Thompson)
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To: Bushbacker1
Bowbama is despicable!
15 posted on 11/16/2009 4:26:16 PM PST by Road Warrior 04 ( I'll miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! The "other" Jim Thompson)
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To: The Sons of Liberty
Yes. I believe the term is "obstruction of justice", which is certainly an impeachable offense.

The only transparent thing about Obama.


16 posted on 11/16/2009 4:31:44 PM PST by 444Flyer ("The angel of the LORD encamps all around those who fear Him, and delivers them." Psalm 34:7)
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To: 444Flyer; jazusamo; Candor7; GRRRRR
A joint terrorism task force overseen by the FBI learned late last year of Hasan's repeated contact with the cleric, who encouraged Muslims to kill U.S. troops in Iraq. The FBI said the task force did not refer early information about Hasan to superiors because it concluded he wasn't linked to terrorism. Department of Defense spokesman Gary Comerford declined to confirm Monday whether the department is conducting its own investigation, referring Fox News to speak with the department's head of public affairs.

What?!! The DOD may not be investigating this domestic terror attack??!!

Defense Secretary Robert Gates, speaking to reporters aboard his plane last week, said all those privy to details on the ongoing investigation into the shooting "should just shut up."

Yeah, shut up. We're trying to do a cover-up here. You know how quickly people forget.... shhhhhhhh.......

17 posted on 11/16/2009 4:32:21 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Thnk for yourself.)
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The FBI said the task force did not refer early information about Hasan to superiors because it concluded he wasn't linked to terrorism.

Another Able Danger type screw-up??

18 posted on 11/16/2009 4:34:39 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Thnk for yourself.)
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And I suppose there hasn’t been a wimper from the Republicans? They are letting him rule by dictate.

The Senate Armed Services Committee postponed its Monday briefing on the deadly Fort Hood massacre at the behest of the White House, despite calls from some lawmakers to press forward with a congressional investigation into the shooting rampage that killed 13 and wounded 29.

And don't forget that the Democrats control both houses of the legislature with commanding margins and the White House. The Republicans can't do anything.

19 posted on 11/16/2009 4:37:49 PM PST by webheart
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Well, well, well. The fix is in.

This is obstruction of justice, not a friendly request of the Congress.

I call on members to go "rogue" and keep digging independently for information and background on this shooter, and disregard the White House and its all too obvious efforts to keep it PC-managed and damage-limited.

20 posted on 11/16/2009 4:39:16 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Major Hasan: One American "clinging to guns and religion" Obama couldn't have cared less about!!)
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