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Darrell Issa to subpoena Obama admin over Project Gunrunner
The Right Scoop ^ | 6/5/11 | staff

Posted on 06/05/2011 12:40:33 PM PDT by Nachum

Rep. Darrell Issa says he’s had to go directly to the field to get information about Project Gunrunner because the Obama administration has stonewalled on all of the information subpoenas they’ve been sent. But now it’s their turn. Issa says that he’s ready to subpoena people in the Obama administration for hearings this summer. He points out that this isn’t the discovery phase of the process because they know exactly what happened. They now want to know what the administration was thinking by approving a process that sent high-powered weapons to the ‘worst of the worst’ on both sides of the border resulting in the deaths of both Federal agents and Mexican agents.

If you are short on time, the actual interview with Issa starts at 1:10.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; darrell; gunrunner; gunwalker; issa; obama; projectgunwalker; subpoena

1 posted on 06/05/2011 12:40:40 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 06/05/2011 12:42:20 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Darrell may just as well get the House SWAT team in training, ‘cuz this subpoena is going to be given all the respect due to a bucket of cold spit.


3 posted on 06/05/2011 12:46:46 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (An election is not a (national) suicide pact.)
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To: Nachum
Most likely outcome?
Obstruction of justice until civil war or death of America.


4 posted on 06/05/2011 12:46:54 PM PDT by Diogenesis ( Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: All
Americans for a Obama Free America
5 posted on 06/05/2011 12:49:37 PM PDT by troy McClure
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To: Nachum

FEAR ISSA


6 posted on 06/05/2011 12:50:14 PM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: Nachum

Issa may be more of a problem for the DOJ and the administration than Grassley. The Repubs do control the House (hard to realize, I know considering their behavior of late) and Issa doesn’t have serious skin in the ethanol subsidy game that Grassley and the Iowa political/business establishment does so there is no really big stick the administration can wield against him. This case does have real potential to be damaging in a big way in am election year. Eventually even some media whores are going to tumble to its ‘headline potential’. And self advancement will top ideological loyalty every time.


7 posted on 06/05/2011 12:52:04 PM PDT by robowombat
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To: Nachum

I will believe Issa is going to subpoena people, the day he does it.

What is this, the umpteenth time he has postured, then does naught?

Issa, if you are going to shoot, then shoot, don’t talk, IOW, crap or get off the pot.


8 posted on 06/05/2011 1:00:12 PM PDT by Sea Parrot
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To: Nachum
SWEET!
9 posted on 06/05/2011 1:03:53 PM PDT by oneolcop (Lead, Follow or Get the Hell Out of the Way!)
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To: Nachum

We’ll see. I doubt if this will go very far. I beleive Issa might be given “an offer he can’t refuse”.


10 posted on 06/05/2011 1:08:40 PM PDT by unkus
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To: unkus

Why are the Republicans slow walking this investigation? It has been months since this fiasco that got Americans killed was made public and nothing has happened.

I have zero faith that Rep Issa will actually do anything.


11 posted on 06/05/2011 1:26:29 PM PDT by WaterBoard
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To: Nachum

This will not end well for the Hussein administration.


12 posted on 06/05/2011 1:28:58 PM PDT by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: robowombat

I agree with you and am cheering him on.Americans have died because of this unlawful action the Whitehouse may have ordered and it is important that this goes forward.It will be hard not to cover it when the WH starts the blocking.


13 posted on 06/05/2011 1:34:40 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: robowombat

You and I may say there’s really only one way to cover this story once they get around to it. I suspect we’d be wrong.


14 posted on 06/05/2011 1:34:40 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: WaterBoard
I have zero faith that Rep Issa will actually do anything.

Me too. Most Republicans have no gonads.

15 posted on 06/05/2011 1:38:49 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: wiggen
True, but the pure explosive power of the storyline of a US government agency plotting to flood a neighboring country with weapons for the use of narco terrorists is a journalists wetdream. Ideology may win out but there is hope that the allure of ‘another Watergate’ will triumph.
16 posted on 06/05/2011 1:40:04 PM PDT by robowombat
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To: Nachum

C’mon—doesn’t Issa know that obamathugs are not subject to any subpoenas? The king hussein simply will deem them nonenforceable ‘cause he won.


17 posted on 06/05/2011 1:40:35 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Nachum

This will go about as far as D’Amato’s Whitwater investigation.....nowhere!


18 posted on 06/05/2011 1:43:39 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: robowombat

-——hard to realize,.....considering their behavior———

unless of course you are deaf dumb and blind and don’t pay any attention to the outstanding successes of the legislation passed and sent to the senate. The Republicans have done great, even magnificent work that can’t be denied except by the sanctimonious selfrightousists among us


19 posted on 06/05/2011 1:44:23 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: Nachum
They now want to know what the administration was thinking

We know darned well what they were thinking. They joined a propaganda campaign with the President of Mexico himself, blaming American gun dealers for all the violence among the Mexican cartels. They wanted to blame it on redneck conservative Christians who support the Second Amendment. But it backfired, because they didn't get to orchestrate the proceedings when it went public. And unfortunately several innocent people were shot with the guns they provided, including a Border Patrol agent who was sent in after a narco killer armed with a popgun.

20 posted on 06/05/2011 1:47:59 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: bert

Please name some that really count. Seriously.


21 posted on 06/05/2011 1:48:06 PM PDT by robowombat
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To: bert

How much has the Republican congress actually gotten passed?

For instance, they could have included the denial of government funding for Planned Parenthood in a bill that Obama had to sign, or close down the government. But they pulled it, and put it through in a separate bill, which will never be passed while Obama is in the White House.

So, what might have been a real accomplishment became a symbolic gesture.

How much have they actually accomplished? About $200 million in first-round budget cuts, after promising to cut a hundred billion (which would still only be a drop in the bucket).


22 posted on 06/05/2011 1:52:00 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: robowombat

I will not pander to your ignorance


23 posted on 06/05/2011 1:52:09 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: Cicero

Bitch moan gripe deny .....pompous self righteousness at the very worst


24 posted on 06/05/2011 1:53:42 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: bert
Well Bert why not pander away. If you are a GOP loyalist and believes it indeed is a Grand party please tell us what its house members have done lately. Move to defund Obamacare? Actually try to defund Dem sacred cows such as Planned Parenthood? The refusal to increase the debt ceiling is interesting. Since it was not trumpeted as the advent of the end of the world by the press one is left wondering what maneuvers are going on. In general my distaste for the Republican leadership is that they all sound as though they have a personal political correctness machine through which everything they speak is processed. Maybe these folks are the great men you believe them to be. We will see. In general I don't think any man is great. A few just rise to great challenges.
25 posted on 06/05/2011 2:00:56 PM PDT by robowombat
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To: WaterBoard
I have zero faith that Rep Issa will actually do anything.

Me too. And remember back when the Republicans won the house, Issa was being described as being Obama's worst enemy?

What a joke.

Same old, same old (Republicans).

26 posted on 06/05/2011 2:08:34 PM PDT by JohnG45
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To: bert; Cicero
>>I will not pander to your ignorance<<

If you can’t back up your statements or at least give reasons for making them I would suggest you don’t make comments you can’t give reasoning for. There are more of us who would like to hear your reasoning.

27 posted on 06/05/2011 2:21:21 PM PDT by CynicalBear
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To: WaterBoard

Why are the Republicans slow walking this investigation?


I’m beginning to think anything serious like this is simply given a nod and a wink and they go through the motions and let it fizzle out. For public consumption only. They can go through the motions but cannott cross the line because their families might be in danger. I hate to think it’s come to that but.....


28 posted on 06/05/2011 2:56:48 PM PDT by unkus
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To: coon2000

Blow out your birthday cake candles now.

Remember the Whitewater, Waco, and Lewinsky investigations?

Those who ignore history are condemned to repeat it.


29 posted on 06/05/2011 3:29:37 PM PDT by MikeSteelBe ( "Failure to speak out against evil is evil itself" - Dietrich Bonhoeffer)
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To: bert

Why come on a discussion site and post comments, then refuse to discuss the details to back up your initial comments?

Not ragging on you, but it seems to make no sense. We’re all here to share our thoughts and make our points and either become eduacated by other on this site or be the one educating those who are less knowledgeable. Teach or learn, but please avoid calling others ignorant without having the decency to back it up with facts.

Thank you.


30 posted on 06/05/2011 3:31:58 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad ((((( )))))
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To: Two Kids' Dad

eduacated = educated.

I should learn to spell check before posting.


31 posted on 06/05/2011 3:37:51 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad ((((( )))))
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To: Nachum

Issa is making an awful lot of noise. We will see what he does when the rubber meets the road.


32 posted on 06/05/2011 3:52:35 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

Rubber meets the road?

Nah. They just want to make a lot of noise during election time to get the Obamanauts on camera looking stupid. If they do happen to find something, well- that’s a bonus.


33 posted on 06/05/2011 4:54:51 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

While anything that lands egg on the faces of the criminal thugs of the BATFE, it would perhaps be more useful to investigate where, exactly, the gangs in mexico and elsewhere are getting grenades and rocket launchers. It’s not at the local gun show, that’s for sure.


34 posted on 06/05/2011 6:36:29 PM PDT by zeugma (The only thing in the social security trust fund is your children and grandchildren's sweat.)
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To: Nachum

It’s am old truckers saying It means when they get down to business.


35 posted on 06/05/2011 6:39:18 PM PDT by Venturer
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