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Defiant Wu will not resign
Politico ^ | July 24, 2011 | JOHN BRESNAHAN & JONATHAN ALLEN

Posted on 07/24/2011 7:55:56 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Embattled Rep. David Wu will not seek reelection in 2012, but he won’t resign from office now despite allegations that the Oregon Democrat had an “unwanted sexual encounter” with the teenage daughter of a close friend last Thanksgiving.

“He isn’t going to be running for reelection,” a Wu adviser, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told POLITICO late Sunday night. “But he hasn’t done anything that rises to the level of requiring him to resign.”

Wu’s decision to stay in office comes after a frenzied weekend of lobbying and pressure tactics designed to convince the Oregon Democrat to leave office, all of which seemed to have failed for now. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is likely to step up the pressure on Wu following this latest development.

Pelosi and other top Democrats are reviewing their options on Wu, which include outright calls for him to resign or to seek an Ethics Committee investigation into the explosive allegations against him.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cultureofcorruption; davidwu

1 posted on 07/24/2011 7:55:59 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Forget the popcorn. Let’s go straight to the champagne.


2 posted on 07/24/2011 7:57:49 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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To: Free ThinkerNY

No of course he won’t resign, he’d be joining the unemployment line.

BARF.


3 posted on 07/24/2011 7:57:59 PM PDT by bergmeid
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Another one.


4 posted on 07/24/2011 7:58:12 PM PDT by onedoug (If)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why don’t the close friend drop him?


5 posted on 07/24/2011 7:59:33 PM PDT by Big Horn (Rebuild the GOP to a conservative party)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I think I have seen this movie.


6 posted on 07/24/2011 8:00:24 PM PDT by TaxPayer2000
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“But he hasn’t done anything that rises to the level of requiring him to resign.”

Not by Democrat standards anyway. cf Barney Frank and Gerry Studds

7 posted on 07/24/2011 8:00:33 PM PDT by MAexile (Bats left, votes right)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Talk about cult of corruption — the democrat party is a seething bath-house of immorality, corruption, and hypocrisy.


8 posted on 07/24/2011 8:00:33 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Report: “Defiant Wu will not resign>”

Response: Of course not he is a politician leading a degenerate electorate. By definition no politician has any shame.


9 posted on 07/24/2011 8:00:49 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Our immoral ruling class is so above it all, aren’t they? The good people need to revolt at the revolting elite politocal class that is destroying us. I say we target some high profile leftist pseudo neutral media types-say, Matt Lauer, Christiana Ayamsopour! Hound them to death until the networks get it that we are done with it.


10 posted on 07/24/2011 8:02:06 PM PDT by LALALAW (one of the asses whose sick of our "ruling" classes)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
He needs some rousing theme music, an anthem that speaks of an unlikely hero battling impossible odds.

I nominate "Eye of the Tiger".

11 posted on 07/24/2011 8:02:42 PM PDT by ZOOKER ( Exploring the fine line between cynicism and outright depression)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wu is a typical Democrat pig, nothing more and nothing less.

If the other Democrats allow him to finish out his term they’ll be telling the country that they condone his behavior. That makes them just as bad as he is.


12 posted on 07/24/2011 8:02:59 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad ((((( )))))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

After seeing him in that tiger outfit - it doesn’t appear he’s fit to make a rational decision.


13 posted on 07/24/2011 8:03:36 PM PDT by bronxville (Sarah will be the first American female president.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It doesn’t rise to the level of rape that bothers feminists. His abortion vote is secure.

Pray for America


14 posted on 07/24/2011 8:04:16 PM PDT by bray (Palin is the DC Nightmare)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How old is this girl.

Countdown 1, 2....


15 posted on 07/24/2011 8:05:35 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: ZOOKER

I vote the theme from “Body Heat.”


16 posted on 07/24/2011 8:06:29 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It sure sounds like the Democratic leadership is MUCH MORE concerned with Mr. Wu, than with the thought of the country DEFAULTING on its debt.


17 posted on 07/24/2011 8:13:23 PM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

"Weiner needs a bunk mate"

18 posted on 07/24/2011 8:16:26 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why should he resign? Isn’t that what Democrat daughters are for? I’m thinking along the lines of all of the Lewinsky’s trashed and dead along the way since Chapaqwidik.


19 posted on 07/24/2011 8:16:31 PM PDT by Dogbert41 (http://www.durban3nyc.com/. Go there and learn what those who seek to destroy Israel are up to)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Democrats will now commence circling of wagons.


20 posted on 07/24/2011 8:21:27 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: ZOOKER

I nominate “Bohemian Rhapsody”.


21 posted on 07/24/2011 8:23:57 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He is a Moral less Democrat,could of raped that woman on the capitol steps and beat the charge!


22 posted on 07/24/2011 8:25:48 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Is Weiner trying to Wu a friend.

Or are the Democrats being Wu'd by another Weiner...

Or just plain Wu to those awful Democrats... [There may be a better way of saying that that is even more catchy...]

23 posted on 07/24/2011 8:27:26 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- are the values that time has proven them to work)
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To: bronxville

Wu is a “furry”, look it up.


24 posted on 07/24/2011 8:28:10 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: Doogle; JustAmy

Need more kitten pictures as with Weiners and Wu, this could get real racy [vulgar]...


25 posted on 07/24/2011 8:29:10 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- are the values that time has proven them to work)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yikes! Another one. Who will be next?


26 posted on 07/24/2011 8:31:28 PM PDT by apocalypto
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The acts of this RAT Rep is a resume enhancer for membership in the Party of Food Stamps (and corruption).
27 posted on 07/24/2011 8:32:49 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Furries Pictures, Images and Photos

The furries won't let the democrats dump one of their own.

28 posted on 07/24/2011 8:34:04 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Why should he resign? Any party that can encompass Barney Frank's shenanigans, can certainly accept Wu's stupidity.
29 posted on 07/24/2011 8:34:23 PM PDT by Chickensoup (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Didn’t I read he was taking medication for a mental disorder?

How can he represent his people while on these drugs.


30 posted on 07/24/2011 8:35:17 PM PDT by edcoil (The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital. -- Joe Paterno)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Being a Democrat means only saying you are sorry you got caught.


31 posted on 07/24/2011 8:35:28 PM PDT by getarope (I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I am all out of bubble gum!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Clintonfatigued; Impy; AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; no dems; Kaslin; ...

Will Pelosi and Wasserman-Schultz handle this the same way as they handled Weiner? (Did I really write that?)

My guess is they’ll just ignore it and hope it goes away.


32 posted on 07/24/2011 8:37:33 PM PDT by randita (All we are sayin' is give peas a chance...)
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To: Two Kids' Dad; Free ThinkerNY; MAexile; freedumb2003; AEMILIUS PAULUS; LALALAW; bray; Dogbert41; ...

“Wu is a typical Democrat pig, nothing more and nothing less.”

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It’s much, much worse for the dems than him being just another amoral sex fiend.

The man is genuinely deranged, there’s no telling what he’ll do next. His remaining staffers are going to have to trail him with a tranquilizer dart gun from now till January 2013. The DNC may have to provide extra people to surround him at all times and tackle him the moment he gets in front of a microphone, drops his pants and starts singing “Good Ship Lollipop”.


33 posted on 07/24/2011 8:37:46 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: Snickering Hound

The Banana Splits Show!!

That’s what they remind me of!

Guess I’m dating meself.


34 posted on 07/24/2011 8:39:11 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: Snickering Hound

H.R. Puf’n’stuff?


35 posted on 07/24/2011 8:40:36 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: Big Horn

Maybe consequences of murder convicttion?

What are you suggesting?


36 posted on 07/24/2011 8:43:54 PM PDT by raygun (http://bastiat.org/en/the_law DOT html)
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To: randita

“Will Pelosi and Wasserman-Schultz handle this the same way as they handled Weiner? (Did I really write that?)”

Yes, they will wait until the situation is ‘deflated’ :)


37 posted on 07/24/2011 8:49:40 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Doogle

Wu says, “I would yiff that!”


38 posted on 07/24/2011 8:55:06 PM PDT by oblomov
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To: sinanju
Leave us out of this sicko's head.


39 posted on 07/24/2011 8:57:25 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: edcoil
Didn’t I read he was taking medication for a mental disorder?

How can he represent his people while on these drugs.

He's a Democrat. He represents his party quite well. As far as his constituents, there were plenty of people in Weiner’s district that were quite happy having a pervert represent them in Congress. I would assume there are plenty of perverts and mental cases who would vote for Wu again if he doesn't get forced out.

40 posted on 07/24/2011 8:57:47 PM PDT by eggman (Presidential Rejection - Nov. 6, 2012. The end of an error.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Democrat David Wu, the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district.

41 posted on 07/24/2011 9:13:49 PM PDT by TChad
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Democrats: “The Politics of Perversion”

The prefect Ad campaign for any Republican that wants to save the country. Just list them all...but that could take a while.


42 posted on 07/24/2011 9:14:00 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: sinanju

“Wu is a typical Democrat pig, nothing more and nothing less.”

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

It’s much, much worse for the dems than him being just another amoral sex fiend.

The man is genuinely deranged, there’s no telling what he’ll do next. His remaining staffers are going to have to trail him with a tranquilizer dart gun from now till January 2013. The DNC may have to provide extra people to surround him at all times and tackle him the moment he gets in front of a microphone, drops his pants and starts singing “Good Ship Lollipop”.”

LMAO, Good Post!


43 posted on 07/24/2011 9:21:07 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Typical DEMOCRAT!!!!


44 posted on 07/25/2011 5:43:31 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: TChad

I love it! This picture should be posted on every out door advertising medium available in the State of Oregon.


45 posted on 07/25/2011 10:23:39 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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