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Lieberman, Collins serve Obama administration with Ft. Hood subpoenas
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Posted on 04/19/2010 1:33:31 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Lieberman, Collins serve Obama administration with Ft. Hood subpoenas By Jordan Fabian - 04/19/10 03:58 PM ET

The Senate Homeland Security Committee Monday issued subpoenas to the Obama administration regarding the shooting at Ft. Hood last year.

Chairman Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and ranking Republican Susan Collins (Maine) had threatened to subpoena the administration by Monday after repeated requests to release records on the shooting, which left 13 dead.

“The purpose of the Committee’s investigation of the Fort Hood attack is to answer questions that are critical to our government’s ability to counter homegrown terrorism,” the senators wrote in a letter accompanying the subpoenas. "In order to answer those questions, we must assess the information that the U.S. Government had prior to the attack and the actions it took in response to that information."

The subpoenas indicate a major rift between Lieberman and the Obama administration, who caucuses with the Democrats.

Democratic leaders have indicated they do not intend to recind his chairmanship due to the subpoena.

The senators have accused the administration of stalling a congressional probe in the shooting. They say the departments of defense and justice have turned down four requests for documents over the course of five months.

Lieberman and Collins want suspected shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan's personnel file and records on his efforts to contact radical Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.

The senators say in the letter that the administration has until next Monday to reply to the request to "fulfill their legal obligation."

The Pentagon has pushed back against the request, saying it does not want to reveal sensitive information about the incident, which is still being investigated.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; alqaida; coverup; cultureofcorruption; domesticterrorism; fthoodmassacre; islamicsupremacist; movealong; nationalsecurity; nationalsecurityfail; nothingtoseehere; obamascandals; waronterror

1 posted on 04/19/2010 1:33:31 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

14 dead. one woman was pregnant.


2 posted on 04/19/2010 1:34:59 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions...$1 Halfbaked...50c)
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To: Sub-Driver

The Obama administration caucuses with Democrats?


3 posted on 04/19/2010 1:36:06 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Sub-Driver
suspected shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan

What a load of crap.

4 posted on 04/19/2010 1:36:15 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions...$1 Halfbaked...50c)
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To: Sub-Driver

Impeach!


5 posted on 04/19/2010 1:36:32 PM PDT by counterpunch (The Emperor has no Cloture)
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To: Sub-Driver

Joe is often confused but he is basically honest!


6 posted on 04/19/2010 1:38:34 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
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To: counterpunch

Who and on what charge.....seriously.


7 posted on 04/19/2010 1:38:35 PM PDT by verity (Obama Lies)
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To: Sub-Driver
The subpoenas indicate a major rift between Lieberman and the Obama administration

Welcome to the "dark side," my son.

8 posted on 04/19/2010 1:38:53 PM PDT by ssaftler (America feared a third "W" term, and got a second "Jimmuh" term instead.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Racism!


9 posted on 04/19/2010 1:40:29 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: mylife

At least the DOJ did not characterize him as a person of interest.


10 posted on 04/19/2010 1:40:47 PM PDT by verity (Obama Lies)
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama is still trying to connect Hasan with the Tea Baggers.


11 posted on 04/19/2010 1:41:48 PM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: verity

I say get a damn rope


12 posted on 04/19/2010 1:41:51 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions...$1 Halfbaked...50c)
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To: Sub-Driver
They say the departments of defense and justice have turned down four requests for documents over the course of five months.

The muslim in charge of the White House (BHO), has to check in with the Paly's and Hamas, to appear to be "looking out for America". If there is any doubt, let me get a comment from "Bibi", on how meals are with the anointed one.
13 posted on 04/19/2010 1:43:12 PM PDT by Issaquahking (Help Sarah Palin! go to - http://www.conservatives4palin.com - You know what to do!)
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To: Sub-Driver; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...
The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list.

complete list at www.nachumlist.com

14 posted on 04/19/2010 1:43:33 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Sub-Driver
it does not want to reveal sensitive information about the incident

Sensitive information=The Truth
15 posted on 04/19/2010 1:45:55 PM PDT by Canedawg (I'm not digging this tyranny thing.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The Pentagon has pushed back against the request, saying it does not want to reveal sensitive information about the incident, which is still being investigated.

Perhaps, “We have to sanatize the links to Obama by Executive Order” or some such drivel.


16 posted on 04/19/2010 1:46:41 PM PDT by Voter62vb
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey, the perp was one of Husein’s fellow Muslims. Barry doesn’t want any news/investigation/information getting out critical of one of his OWN!!


17 posted on 04/19/2010 1:47:15 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Canedawg

100% dead on!

LLS


18 posted on 04/19/2010 1:47:20 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Twitter’s Breaking news says they have one week to turn over the information. Wanna bet that doesn’t happen?? “Transparency” my < insert symbol for Democrats >!!


19 posted on 04/19/2010 1:51:15 PM PDT by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue")
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To: Nachum

Thanks, Nachum. I hadn’t heard about this.

Thanks, too for your excellent pings!


20 posted on 04/19/2010 1:52:19 PM PDT by Dinah Lord
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To: verity

0bama, for covering up terrorism committed against the United States by one of his muslim brothers. Duh.


21 posted on 04/19/2010 1:55:44 PM PDT by counterpunch (The Emperor has no Cloture)
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To: Dinah Lord

Glad it isn’t too much


22 posted on 04/19/2010 2:00:21 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Sub-Driver
What's "home grown" about terrorism committed by a Muslim?
23 posted on 04/19/2010 2:03:47 PM PDT by JoeFromSidney
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To: Sub-Driver

“The Pentagon has pushed back against the request, saying it does not want to reveal sensitive information about the incident, which is still being investigated.”

Doesn’t the Senate have the security clearance for this information? I mean even if it was very sensitive, it doesn’t mean it has to be blabbed about.


24 posted on 04/19/2010 2:03:55 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the chariot wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Voter62vb

They are trying to configure the evidence in the least harmful light. They want to deflect from the fact that the Army, through its officers in the chain of command, knew full well that he was a mental case. Alas, none dare report it because to do so would possibly harm a minority (Muslim) officer and would definitely destroy the reporting officer’s career.


25 posted on 04/19/2010 2:04:14 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: mylife
Thank you, mylife.

That was my first thought. Don't forget that an innocent baby died as well.

26 posted on 04/19/2010 2:10:48 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: mylife

That is absolutely correct. I wish swift justice on this murdering muslim trash.


27 posted on 04/19/2010 2:11:26 PM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: nickcarraway
The subpoenas indicate a major rift between Lieberman and the Obama administration, who caucuses with the Democrats.

My thoughts exactly.

And yet this is the same media elite that looks down their noses at us...and they can't even write at the 5th grade level.

Collectively the media is not "Smarter Than a Fifth Grader".

"I coulda' been TV a reporter...'specially with my nice "Sideshow Bob" hair-do."

28 posted on 04/19/2010 2:12:37 PM PDT by capt. norm (Never underestimate the power of very stupid people in large groups.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Democratic leaders have indicated they do not intend to recind his chairmanship due to the subpoena.”

Morons - wouldn’t put it past them to do that.


29 posted on 04/19/2010 2:20:43 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: mylife

“14 dead. one woman was pregnant.”

Truth. But it depends if you’re talking to a RAT whether they’ll acknowledge that or not.


30 posted on 04/19/2010 2:21:32 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: ssaftler

“The subpoenas indicate a major rift between Lieberman and the Obama administration”

Let’s not forget that Lieberman campaigned for McCain...:)


31 posted on 04/19/2010 2:24:49 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: verity

“At least the DOJ did not characterize him as a person of interest.”

DOI - Department of Injustice!


32 posted on 04/19/2010 2:26:50 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: Spok

“Obama is still trying to connect Hasan with the Tea Baggers.”

So Hussein’s trying to connect Hasan with the Tea Baggers...? :):)


33 posted on 04/19/2010 2:27:59 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: pillut48
"Twitter’s Breaking news says they have one week to turn over the information. Wanna bet that doesn’t happen?? “Transparency” my < insert symbol for Democrats >!!"


34 posted on 04/19/2010 2:32:26 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: Sub-Driver; Windflier; jesseam; 70th Division; unkus; flat; Clintonfatigued; Steelfish; ...

Shredders must be in high gear at the Regime’s Headquarters.


35 posted on 04/19/2010 2:44:29 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (Clean the RAT/RINO Sewer in 2010 and 2012)
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To: ExTexasRedhead
"we can't answer these questions,we gotta get Clinton to run a smoke screen, pay him whatever he wants....get larry king to have a heart attack on camera.....get the trail started in NY, we gotta get them talking about something else....have Boxer join the Tea Party.....have Pelosi fight to get a bigger jet......get Rev Al to slap Jackson"
36 posted on 04/19/2010 2:59:08 PM PDT by Doogle (IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN....PLEASE donate, because it's the RIGHT thing to do)
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To: capt. norm
Uh, Cap'n?

Technically, that would be "Collectively, the media are not "Smarter Than a Fifth Grader".

Just sayin'... ;)
37 posted on 04/19/2010 2:59:29 PM PDT by thoolou ("I may have invented it, but Bill made it famous." - David Bradley, inventor of Ctrl-Alt-Del)
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To: counterpunch
Do you really think Congress is going to impeach him on those charges? Duh.
38 posted on 04/19/2010 3:05:41 PM PDT by verity (Obama Lies)
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To: Sub-Driver
Methinks Hassan was closer to Hussein than they'd care to admit.
39 posted on 04/19/2010 3:06:50 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: Sub-Driver

The rift between the Obama administration and Lieberman has more to do with the Obama administration’s policy toward Israel than with the Ft. Hood shooting. The Ft Hood incident is simply a visible and expedient issue to use to expose the Obama bias toward Muslims as well as the Obama regime’s feckless policy toward Homeland security and terrorism.


40 posted on 04/19/2010 3:24:14 PM PDT by Eva
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To: Sub-Driver
One of the few times I'm proud to call Joe "my Senator."

(Would like to have more Joe! hint... hint...)

41 posted on 04/19/2010 3:26:09 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: verity

Not THIS congress, but that is what we have an ection on November for.


42 posted on 04/19/2010 3:35:57 PM PDT by counterpunch (The Emperor has no Cloture)
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To: verity

Not THIS congress, but that is what we have an election on November for.


43 posted on 04/19/2010 3:37:01 PM PDT by counterpunch (The Emperor has no Cloture)
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To: ohioWfan

Just a cell mass to the MSM


44 posted on 04/19/2010 3:47:07 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions...$1 Halfbaked...50c)
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To: SeattleBruce

Bad donkey!


45 posted on 04/19/2010 3:49:41 PM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenerio at a time.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Does congress have a police force capable of serving a warrant on “the administration?” ‘Coz a subpoena is gonna git itself ignored.


46 posted on 04/19/2010 3:59:46 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Democrats, the party of evil. Republicans, the party of stupid.)
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To: Sub-Driver

It is all a show that will go no where. Congress white washing every thing they investigate.


47 posted on 04/19/2010 4:02:28 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Free the Navy Seals)
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To: Sub-Driver

Makes one wonder if 0bama et al have something more to hide.
Wonder if one of 0bama’s spiritual advisers who send daily meditations is this same Imam who egged this terrible doctor to act.


48 posted on 04/19/2010 9:44:28 PM PDT by celtic gal
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To: Spok
Tea Baggers

You forgot to add the sneering quotes to that.

49 posted on 04/19/2010 10:42:49 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Sub-Driver

About Time!

Go Joe!


50 posted on 04/20/2010 4:18:03 AM PDT by roaddog727 (It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
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