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Pressure mounts for Oregon Rep. David Wu to resign
The Oregonian ^ | July 23, 2011 | Beth Slovic

Posted on 07/23/2011 4:05:00 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

U.S. Rep. David Wu spoke briefly to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Saturday after Pelosi's meeting at the White House to discuss the federal debt ceiling.

The substance of the conversation was not disclosed, but congressional sources familiar with the thinking and attitude of congressional leadership said it's likely that Pelosi told Wu to resign and to step down soon.

Other Democratic leaders are expressing the same desire, according to those familiar with the deliberation.

In June, Pelosi released a statement calling on former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., to step down after a similar Saturday conversation. Weiner's offense -- sending lewd pictures of himself via Twitter -- was far less severe than the one Wu is alleged to have committed. Even so, when Weiner's case became a public firestorm, Pelosi quickly called for his resignation. Weiner had told her of his plan to get treatment and to take the leave.

(Excerpt) Read more at oregonlive.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: cultureofcorruption; davidwu; furries; oregon; sexscandal; wrongskintone

1 posted on 07/23/2011 4:05:02 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY
But . But . But, he's a Democrat!
2 posted on 07/23/2011 4:07:33 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
nothing to see here just another Rat who will go for rehab to avoid the responsibility of his actions. move along
3 posted on 07/23/2011 4:08:26 PM PDT by bikerman (Where Has My America Gone?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wu who!


4 posted on 07/23/2011 4:08:41 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Woah, Obama will appease Trump, but not Lakin? Thanks LSM)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

5 posted on 07/23/2011 4:09:39 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Say, as an aside, did Weiner actually ever formally resign?


6 posted on 07/23/2011 4:09:49 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Woah, Obama will appease Trump, but not Lakin? Thanks LSM)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
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7 posted on 07/23/2011 4:14:34 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Now he has the street cred to run for governor. Maybe CNN can hire him.


8 posted on 07/23/2011 4:15:17 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: Las Vegas Ron
Say, as an aside, did Weiner actually ever formally resign?

Yes, but he walked away with a totally awesome, taxpayer paid retirement package - complete with a going away bonus! The guy is now rolling in dough! Ching ching $$$$.

9 posted on 07/23/2011 4:17:14 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

First I’ve heard of this. Better turn on MSNBC.


10 posted on 07/23/2011 4:17:29 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (I'm sticking with Herman. No more second terms!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Can someone tell me what this is about? The gist of the story was somehow left out of the lead post.


11 posted on 07/23/2011 4:18:26 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: bikerman

Maybe Alcee Hastings will make a trio..


12 posted on 07/23/2011 4:20:40 PM PDT by ken5050 (Save the earth..it's the ONLY planet with CHOCOLATE!!!)
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To: Windflier

http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2011/07/rep_david_wu_accused_of_aggres.html


13 posted on 07/23/2011 4:23:12 PM PDT by freespirited (Stupid people are ruining America. --Herman Cain)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You can tell it is a democrat when the article DOESN’T identify party affiliation at the first mention of any politician that is a negative story (that can’t be ignored/swept under the rug).


14 posted on 07/23/2011 4:24:46 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: concerned about politics

Thanks for the info....why am I not surprised?

I guess I missed the news....disgusting!


15 posted on 07/23/2011 4:28:47 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Woah, Obama will appease Trump, but not Lakin? Thanks LSM)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m suspect since the “victim” of this alleged sexual encounter wasn’t distraught enough to report it to authorities AT THE TIME IT HAPPENED!

Even though Wu is a ‘Rat, and an adulterer (which is grounds for removal in itself), this charge is
Bravo Sierra.


16 posted on 07/23/2011 4:30:38 PM PDT by ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY
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To: YHAOS

Whadda yo talking about?

Didn’t you read REP Wu?

I love how they always do that!


17 posted on 07/23/2011 4:34:43 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You may already be a Weiner.


18 posted on 07/23/2011 4:45:25 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If I have pressure on my wu, I’m seeing a doctor.


19 posted on 07/23/2011 4:49:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton
I'm sure they don't do that deliberately to mislead readers on a subconscious level or anything.

/s

20 posted on 07/23/2011 4:54:36 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Who?


21 posted on 07/23/2011 5:07:19 PM PDT by crz
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The article says that Democratic leaders are asking Wu to resign and even notes that disgraced Anthony Weiner is a Democrat, but NOWHERE in the article does it say that Wu is a Democrat.

Hilarious.

22 posted on 07/23/2011 5:13:36 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: cripplecreek

You should see your tailor instead. Trust me. ;-)


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;-)


23 posted on 07/23/2011 5:21:33 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
LtCol West needs to launch a broadside on DWS.

Fight's on!

24 posted on 07/23/2011 5:26:17 PM PDT by paddles ("The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates." Tacitus)
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To: ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton
"I love how they always do that!"

That's how propaganda works, and that's what propagandists do.

25 posted on 07/23/2011 5:33:02 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: gaijin

G O O F B A L L

Weiner, Grayson, now this clown lol.


26 posted on 07/23/2011 5:44:25 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Now that Weiner's gone . .time to get wid of Fwank)
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To: BigSkyFreeper
Now he has the street cred to run for governor.

He ought to be a shoo-in in California.

27 posted on 07/23/2011 5:44:36 PM PDT by Oatka ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." –Bertrand de Jouvenel)
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To: ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY

I’m not so sure it’s BS. Years ago a married minister at my church was making inappropriate calls to me. When I complained to another pastor on staff, I was told, “You should be flattered.” It was a couple of months later when yet another senior pastor was back in the country (he was on a missionary tour when the calls took place), I talked with him and the situation was dealt with. In the meantime, my distress didn’t go away; I just didn’t have any other recourse at the time. Perhaps it’s a similar situation with this girl. Sometimes it takes a while for the emotional and mental stress to surface.


28 posted on 07/23/2011 5:45:49 PM PDT by ChocChipCookie (Jonah is my patron saint.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

ANOTHER classic example of why...

...Legislatures (state and federal) can be part-time jobs with 1/10th pay, NO retirement, NO perks, NO insurance. Get a job you POS politicians.

...That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness...

ALTER it.

FUWu


29 posted on 07/23/2011 6:04:51 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Free ThinkerNY

There are two kinds of Democrats... Feminists and sex offenders.


30 posted on 07/23/2011 6:16:11 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: freespirited
Thanks for the link to the story on this guy Wu. Apparently, he's a bit of a nutcase:

"The alleged incident raises new questions about Wu's behavior during the 1st District congressman's re-election campaign last year. According to staff at the time and emails from the period, he behaved so erratically that staff avoided scheduling him for public appearances..."

"He said he sought counseling and has taken medication for an unspecified mental condition."

In addition, he tried to force an ex-girlfriend to have sex with him, back in his college days. Now, it looks like he may have even raped the young daughter of a long-time friend.

Sounds like this guy is in big trouble, but like so many Dems, he's apparently been getting away with this kind of behavior for decades.

The really weird part, is that he grew up in Orange County, California, which was about as red as red gets when he was a kid there. Guy goes off to Stanford and becomes a wack job lib. If his parents are still living, they've got to be mortified.

31 posted on 07/23/2011 7:19:05 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: Free ThinkerNY; All

I believe he’ll be gone by the August break. The Dhimmies have no desire to carry water for Wu, especially on the heels of the Anthony Weiner fiasco.

He’s going under the bus so fast, he already has skid marks on his forehead....


32 posted on 07/23/2011 7:22:27 PM PDT by Bean Counter ("A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill." — Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: vbmoneyspender

I think that for this congress the horndog resignation score is 4 RATS to 1 Pubbie. Nazi better get out the male chastity belts or she’s going to need an out of sequence election to replenish her perverts. You just have to wonder how anything ever gets done in the House (at least for the male members). They all seem to be more interested in doing something perverted with their “members.”


33 posted on 07/23/2011 7:53:55 PM PDT by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What’s with this “unwanted sexual encounter” wording?

He’s apparently being accused of sexual assault or rape. (Of which he may well be innocent.) But I’ve never heard this euphemism before.


34 posted on 07/23/2011 8:17:48 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Free ThinkerNY; abcraghead; aimhigh; Archie Bunker on steroids; bicycle thug; blackie; ...
If you aren't on this ping list and are interested
in articles about Oregon, please FReepmail me.

35 posted on 07/23/2011 8:32:21 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
What's the big deal? He's a dem legislator who happens to be a sexual predator. The dem leadership has a long history of not caring about this sort of thing. In fact, it's something of a badge of honor among leftists. Just ask Bill Clinton.

Mark

36 posted on 07/23/2011 10:44:32 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

He won’t run for Governor. I hope that CNN will hire him, but for the life of me I don’t know why they would.

He’s my supposed representative, and we don’t hear hide nor hair from him until election time rolls around. Then we might get a flier in the mail.

I’ve heard more about this guy because of these scandals than I have about any legislation he’s been involved with. He’s nothing more than Pelosi’s lap dog. He votes with her 97% of the time.

There are other, more sane ‘rats who are going to oppose him. I will be surprised if he will be their candidate in ‘12.


37 posted on 07/24/2011 12:28:18 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Age, skill, wisdom, and a little treachery will always overcome youth and arrogance!)
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To: dixiechick2000

CNN would hire him because Eliot Spitzer got canned and CNN needs someone to fill that spot.


38 posted on 07/24/2011 12:36:32 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Unless Wu wears the tiger suit, he will be much more boring than Spitzer.


39 posted on 07/24/2011 12:41:37 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Age, skill, wisdom, and a little treachery will always overcome youth and arrogance!)
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To: dixiechick2000

LOL. Wu will have to talk like Tony The Tiger to make it more convincing.


40 posted on 07/24/2011 12:45:06 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Yep...molesting teens.....

It’s GRRRRRRREEAAAAT!

LOL


41 posted on 07/24/2011 12:51:12 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Age, skill, wisdom, and a little treachery will always overcome youth and arrogance!)
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To: dixiechick2000

FOTFLOL!


42 posted on 07/24/2011 12:52:18 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

;o)

It’s good to “see” you!


43 posted on 07/24/2011 12:59:56 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Age, skill, wisdom, and a little treachery will always overcome youth and arrogance!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Free ThinkerNY. But why? He's a Republican. /s
Click for correction

44 posted on 07/24/2011 6:56:03 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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