Skip to comments.White House Memo on Sestak Discussions Refutes Alleged Misconduct
Posted on 05/28/2010 3:03:52 PM PDT by Nachum
Refuting allegations that the Obama administration offered Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., a job in exchange for dropping out of the contested Pennsylvania Democratic senate primary earlier this month, the White House says an internal investigation shows nothing improper took place and "that the allegations of improper conduct rest on factual errors and a lack of basis in the law."
In a memo released to the press, White House counsel Robert Bauer says no White House staff made such a proposition to Sestak and that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emmanuel only worked through former President Bill Clinton to discuss "options of service on a Presidential or other Senior Executive Branch Advisory Board."
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How many months did it take to come up with this bullcrap.
Did anybody expect anything else?
Amazing how just happens to surface... today.
Oh, OK, so I guess that clears it all up.
The law says directly or indirectly and says that a position is enough - it doesn't have to be a paying job - when the White House is making an offer to affect an election. The memo says no, but the trail of evidence says yes.
Is this similar to "No controlling authority"?
Oh, okay. Nothing to see here. Let’s all go back to sleep while the dems and Zero continue looting and pillaging.
Ooops, time to subpoena the emails. Maybe even impound the Prez’s Blackberry.
Nothing here to see! move along. The Rat’s have covered their trail.
When did Jake Tapper go brain dead?
How would an unpaid appointment to an obscure Presidential committee be an incentive to forego a run for the U. S. Senate? “Gee, just what I hoped for: an uncompensated seat on a nowhere committee. Possibly more work for no money.”
Ipse dixit. They admitted it in their own memo! It's a trail all its own. Their approach appears to be simply to claim that something that is against the law, isn't, even though the meaning of the law is plain.
Does anyone believe this administration will tell the truth?
Amazing how it turned out to be a supposed unpaid job.
Not any more.
You have to give the journalist credit. Must have been quite the feat to write this article with his face planted so firmly against Rahm Emmanual’s backside.
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