Skip to comments.Obama orders review of crashers
Posted on 11/27/2009 9:16:22 PM PST by BAW
President Barack Obama has ordered a full review into how a Virginia couple managed to make their way into the White House for last week's state dinner without an invitation, even getting so far as to meet the president in the official receiving line, according to a White House official.
Three days after a pair of Virginia socialites and reality TV wannabes crashed the administration's first state dinner, the White House acknowledged for the first time Friday that they met Obama himself at the event raising even more questions about whether the breach could have posed a security risk.
The men and women of the Secret Service put their lives on the line everyday to protect us, they are heroes and they have the full confidence of the President of United States, said White House spokesman Nick Shapiro in a statement issued Friday evening. The White House asked the United States Secret Service to do a full review and they are doing that. The United States Secret Service said they made a mistake and they are taking action to identify exactly what happened and they will take the appropriate measures pending the results of their investigation.
The White House and the U.S. Secret Service offered few details about how Tareq and Michaele Salahi, managed to end up in the receiving line.
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No escaping the clear implications of his actions in these cases.
Will I be visited by the Secret Service if I admit that I really don’t care?
I have to admit I am impressed, it took him only a few days to make up his mind on this, meanwhile he continues to dither on that war we're supposed to be fighting.
He seems to be a leader in this instant, but wobbles on his commitment to out troops. Wuss.
Yeah, the ‘Bamsters on the case! Judas Priest this f’ing idiot sure has his priorities straight, doesn’t he? God help me I hate his guts.
Imposter guests meet the imposter President!
Can the Secret Service do a full review of ALL the imposters who attended the state dinner?
Bush’s fault, no doubt.
The Obamao organization better get this straightened out. The very last thing we need now is the martyrdom of Obamao. Biden is an idiot who will follow down Obamao’s course of destruction, and nothing could stand in his way with the nation deifying Obamao. Keep Obamao alive and showing the world the catastrophic failures, manipulations and lies of the American left.
i have to say im suspicious of the media’s interest in this case. frankly, it’s not a big deal. they were screened like everyone else in the metal detector. so why does the media care? it’s almost like a red herring. trying to divert attention away from other stuff. obama is most likely not to blame here (or so the media hopes). so therefore it’s ok to make it look like they’re being critical of the president by investigating this.
i think the media were so thoroughly jealous that some non-elites got into the party so easily that they’re lashing out at everybody involved because they didnt receive an invite and these two nobodys did.
just my thoughts.
With Obama constantly going here and there, the protective details must be working massive overtime. Wherever he goes, advance teams have to secure and capsulize the area where he will be. I would imagine that will contribute to some of the problem.
Oh, but that was just about some of our service people being killed by a Muslim terrorist.
THIS we have to nail down ASAP!
Everything about this administration seems dysfunctional.
America’s First Affirmative Action Amateur Hour Administration
Just be done with it and fire the Social Secretary and the the Secret Service agents that let these people in without credentials.
Barack Obama is a media whore who surrounds himself with media whores. The woman who got in was being filmed for an upcoming reality tv show. I would not be surprised if someone in the White House was in cahoots with these folks to help them out with their show. They can’t help themselves.
lmao— i just noticed the little acorns on his collar
they got in easy because of the moslem last name , plus the scenario of a beautiful blond white woman married to a muslim appeals to the clique in power .
I hope they throw the book at them , and especially her for marrying a muzzie man
LOL! Just a tetch twitchy, lil’ Barry?
Well, first off, I’ve never seen an Adam’s Apple like that on a guy..
and second, where are the ta tas??
Good points. The Obamas both make me think of post-op transexuals TBH.
It sure would be funny of the Party Crashers were Black, don’t you think?
Here’s the thing...this likely has charged up 500 folks around the DC area to make a reality show themselves...with political dimwits of both parties, lobbyists, generals and all the other DC players. Frankly, I could take Hulk Hogan, Brigitte Nielsen, and Paris Hilton...but I really don’t want to watch some nutty congressman with a trophy wife who is all doped up or some lobbyist who is meeting with Pakistani warlords as his new customer to represent. I believe, my limit has been met.
And you can already imagine the name of this show: Shades of “O”.
Superb graphic! Is it original?
PhotoShopped from several sources, then repainted.
Eyewash! Obama has no intention of going after them. Tareq Salahi, an Arab American has been a Pro-Palestinian activist for years. He was on the board of directors until just recently of the American Task Force on Palestine, an Anti Israeli group whose founder is Ziad Asali who was Yassar Arafat’s old buddy. Among it’s members are the illustrious Prof. Rashid Khalidi of Columbia University a former PLO official when it was a terrorist organization and a close friend of William Ayers, the very same people that launched Barack Obama’s political career in Chicago from Khalidi’s home. I guess Tareq Salahi was “Just another guy in the neighborhood” as Obama once said about Ayers and Khalidi and boy what a large neighborhood that is!
You are very, very good. I wonder what the lefties would do if we blew it up poster size and marched them around to nazi music? I’ll bet they’d salute!
Why doesn’t he :wait for the facts to come out” before complicating the investigation ala Ft Hood.
Ask the BlackBarry.
Rashid Khalidi of Columbia University a former PLO official
That name sounds familiar...didn't he pay for -- or arrange payment -- for obama's education?
NO WAY these two were gate crashers. This is a set up...what is the usurper up to now?
Tareq Salahi married Michaele in 2003 in a lavish ceremony at St. Matthews Cathedral in Washington DC with 28 bridesmaids, 28 groomsmen, and, according to a video posted on YouTube and her Facebook page, enjoyed a reception at the Tareq family winery prepared by 46 chefs hosted in a 36,000 square-foot tent, capped off with a 30-minute fireworks display and an eight-foot wedding cake. The guest list included 1,836 guests featuring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, Sen. Mark Warner, and former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Margaret Heckler. The wedding originally scheduled for October 2002 was postponed numerous times prompting Kennedy to quip that he needed to issue "subpoenas" to the bride and groom.
The Salahis are the co-chairs of America's Polo Cup and been involved in numerous controversies over the years including allegedly running a bogus charity, numerous fights with their neighbors, a bitter and protracted legal battle for control of the family winery, and allegedly failing to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in bills for the America's Polo Cup.
COULD HAVE been a security risk?
Shh, shh! Everyone QUIET DOWN. Let us take a moment to appreciate this rare and shocking event. Obama...made a decision! And it even appears he did it without a committee to back him up.
Isn’t it glorious? Absolutely magnificent? Such statesmanship.
Oh, wait, wait, wait.. That’s right, he’s ordering an investigation of the people who operate under his orders, just like those SEALS who supposedly ‘roughed up’ a terrorist by giving him a fat lip, rather than shooting him in the streets like the dog he is.
Nevermind, false alarm, it’s just business as usual in the White House.
As for those who are ‘upset’ that these two didn’t have ‘credentials’ to enter the White House - the only credential that should be required is proof of citizenship, as it’s our house, and Obama’s only a guest, who hasn’t even bothered to prove he’s legally qualified to be president.
"The family has been trying to sell the business because, his parents said, Tareq ran it into the ground, piling up as many as 50 creditors and almost $1 million in debt while he was its president.
Among its creditors are the Washington Redskins, for whom Michaele used to be a cheerleader. The couple owes the team $224,000 for season tickets. They also had a $57,000 Carver Mariner yacht, an $80,000 Aston Martin and an Audi that were repossessed.
There is also a $3.5 million fraud suit against the company, plus hundreds of thousands of dollars in credit-card debt and legal fees.
A catering company has sued Tareq Salahi for more than $300,000, claiming he never paid the bill for food for a polo-charity event.
Meanwhile, a purported nonprofit run by the Salahis -- Journey for a Cure, which has claimed to raise millions for research on multiple sclerosis -- was flagged in May by Virginia consumer-affairs officials for failing to apply for tax-exempt status.
Everything about this administration seems dysfunctional.
Americas First Affirmative Action Amateur Hour Administration
hE’S never run a 7-Eleven. How do you expect POTUS to be do-able?
They are innocent, I tell ya! They were obviously suffering from post traumatic press syndrome and cannot be held responsible.
And bam got a pic with a doe eyed ditzy blonde instead of mozilla. He is a very happy camper.
Anyone know if the VRWC Bill & Hill Clinton were at this WH shindig?
Paranoia will destroy ya. Obama probably has more to be paranoid about than we can imagine.
I assume you are talking about the chick, not Obama? If so, the lack of boobies caught my attention from another photo of her. I didn’t notice the adam’s apple right away but something rang an alarm bell in my brain when I looked at her. Now I know what it was for. It’s a ladyboy.
President Barack Obama has ordered a full review into how a Virginia couple
It’s simple. The secret service providing security to the president, is a government agency. Nothing more need be said.
Biden is an idiot
And don’t forget who follows the idiot.
I have my doubts about that after seeing pictures of her. I've yet to see a cheerleader for a professional team that is skinny and flat as a cheese cutting board. Perhaps it was another delusion of grandeur after visiting a try-out session and being disqualified.
Time for the Crocodile Dundee chick check.
It takes one to know one. Our Usurper-in-Chief wants to see these usurper’s birth certificates! What a joke this jerk is!
It also makes Obama an object of derision. This fools made a mockery of his first state dinner. THEY are the topic of conversation. Not the splendid affair. Two reality TV idiots upstaged Obama.
I’m less concerned and impressed that she might have been a Redskins cheerleader than I am that they might have defrauded the franchise of a quarter million dollars.