Skip to comments.EXCLUSIVE: White House asked Clinton to talk to Sestak about Senate run
Posted on 05/28/2010 7:09:26 AM PDT by maggief
Senior White House advisers asked former President Bill Clinton to talk to Joe Sestak about whether he was serious about running for Senate, and to feel out whether he'd be open to other alternatives, according to sources familiar with the situation.
But the White House maintains that the Clinton-Sestak discussions were informal, according to the sources. The White House, under pressure to divulge the specifics of its interactions with Sestak, will release a formal statement later today outlining their version of events, including Clinton's involvement.
According to the sources, White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel asked Clinton and his longtime adviser, lawyer Doug Band, to talk to Sestak about the race. It's unclear right now whether the White House will say that Clinton was asked to suggest specific administration positions for Sestak, whether Clinton floated positions on his own, whether Clinton discussed other options not related to the adminstration, or whether employment even came up at all in the talks.
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I smell a cover-up!
So you add a middle man and that makes it legal?
Ha ha! Put Clinton under oath!!
Holiday weekend news dump!
Expect the 6 PM Memorial Day info dump.
Throw bubba under the bus - reminds me of the film Throw Momma from the train.
LOL...sounds like they came up with a smart pick when deciding who to blame it on. No harm done, it’s just our old buddy Bill Clinton.
ooh ooh ooh
I’m gonna go get some popcorn and a comfy chair. This is gonna go on for a loooong time.
Ha, ha, ha - the Clintons wreak their revenge.
We already know Clinton is a liar.
When you need someone to do the dirty work, call a professional. Slick Willie is so desperate to feel relevant that he may take up contract killing next.
Sing with me..."This is pointer"...
Like it's going to make a difference?
Can we impeach him again ?
Maybe they’re trying to diminish Hillary’s hopes for a 2012 bid.
You might enjoy this. :)
Obummer had lunch with Beelzebubba yesterday, or the day before. Hmmmm...
Uh-huh. All we need is another “depends on the meaning of ‘is’..is” moment.
I think we now know why Sestak wouldn’t name the person who offered him a job to walk away.
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