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WH Ignores House Subpoena For Solyndra Documents
Washington Examiner ^ | 22 Feburary | Joel Gehrke

Posted on 02/22/2012 1:28:58 PM PST by Fractal Trader

President Obama and his West Wing aides ignored a subpoena of documents pertaining to the Solyndra loan guarantee even after congressional investigators met with White House officials to negotiate the scope of the subpoena, according to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

"The White House's failure to comply with today's document deadline is a sad milestone on the path chosen by this administration to obstruct and delay our investigation rather than cooperate and help deliver answers for taxpayers," committee chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee chairman Cliff Stearns R-Fla., said in a statement this evening.

House investigators requested 12 categories of documents designed to explore a range of issues, such as Obama donor and Solyndra investor George Kaiser's role in the solar company receiving a loan gaurantee.

White House counsel disputed the initial subpoena in November, calling it "a significant intrusion on Executive branch interests." Committee officials met with Obama's attorneys to negotiate the subpoena, but the White House failed to produce the documents by the February 21 deadline.

"Despite an all star cast of presidential aides that have their fingerprints on Solyndra," Upton and Stearns observed, "Larry Summers, Carol Browner, Ron Klain, Valerie Jarrett, David Axelrod, Jim Messina, Dan Pfeiffer, Jay Carney, Cecilia Munoz, -- the White House is having great difficult turning over relevant internal documents."

The investigators said that Obama's aides have not answered questions about the White House role in restructuring the Solyndra loan, who told Solyndra officials to delay announcing layoffs until after the 2010 midterms.

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"How much longer does the White House believe the truth needs to wait?" Upton and Stearns wrote. "The deadline has come, and we will do what is necessary to answer the many outstanding questions surrounding Solyndra."

(Excerpt) Read more at campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhocorruption; bhofascism; corruption; fraud; fredupton; greenfraud; impeach; michigan; moneylaundering; obama; solyndra; thegreenlie; treason
Subpoena: We don't care about no stinkin' subpoena!
1 posted on 02/22/2012 1:29:02 PM PST by Fractal Trader
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To: LucyT

ping


2 posted on 02/22/2012 1:29:31 PM PST by Fractal Trader
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To: Fractal Trader
Listening at the door to Issa's office:

Crickets

3 posted on 02/22/2012 1:32:33 PM PST by SMM48
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To: Fractal Trader

I’m the F@#$%g president! You don’t subpena me! Who the hell do you think you are?


4 posted on 02/22/2012 1:33:05 PM PST by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: Fractal Trader; writer33

Isn’t when, in a ‘normal’ situation, the SWAT team breaks down the door fires in tear gas, kills the dog and tasers the perp and carries him to the police station??


5 posted on 02/22/2012 1:33:22 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Fractal Trader

Why not ignore it? Republicans has shown there is no penalty for non-compliance.


6 posted on 02/22/2012 1:34:31 PM PST by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Fractal Trader
KINGSSSS
7 posted on 02/22/2012 1:35:06 PM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: Fractal Trader
Nor do they have to, with the news media completely silent about this today.

The f'n US news media needs to be blown up and rebuilt from the ground up with some kind of moral consciousness and sense of obligation to the truth.

8 posted on 02/22/2012 1:35:27 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Fractal Trader

Yep! And all the sheepish Republicans do is make noises...nothing else.

The Republican party has been completely neutered and domesticated by Political Correctness.

They don’t represent anyone or anything other than their pitiful, weak and timid selves.


9 posted on 02/22/2012 1:35:37 PM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Fractal Trader
I seem to remember someone else had this sort of attitude for a while...


10 posted on 02/22/2012 1:37:25 PM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Fractal Trader

Yeah, I thought Obama was God now. He does not do subpoenas or court appearances. He is the “one” now.


11 posted on 02/22/2012 1:40:24 PM PST by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: Sgt_Schultze

“Why not ignore it? Republicans has shown there is no penalty for non-compliance.”

Unfortunately true.

I’m sick of talk- let’s see some real action.


12 posted on 02/22/2012 1:41:09 PM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Fractal Trader

Bring in the prison busses.


13 posted on 02/22/2012 1:42:07 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. President Newt Gingrich--"Our beloved republic deserves nothing less.")
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To: DH

I was waiting for the “other shoe” to drop on Obama. No sense waiting, the pubbies only have one shoe.


14 posted on 02/22/2012 1:42:19 PM PST by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: DH

I was waiting for the “other shoe” to drop on Obama. No sense waiting, the pubbies only have one shoe.


15 posted on 02/22/2012 1:42:22 PM PST by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: SMM48

This is why the Republicans have disillusioned even their own base. Because they won’t take action and do what is right. They are bought and paid for just like the rest. They need to step up and defend the law. But they won’t do it.


16 posted on 02/22/2012 1:44:16 PM PST by Revel
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To: Fractal Trader
"The Bush Administration has been one of the most secretive, closed administrations in American history. Our nation’s progress has been stifled by a system corrupted by millions of lobbying dollars contributed to political campaigns, the revolving door between government and industry, and privileged access to inside information-all of which have led to policies that favor the few against the public interest. An Obama presidency will use cutting-edge technologies to reverse this dynamic, creating a new level of transparency, accountability and participation for America's citizens."

Obama 2008 campaign

17 posted on 02/22/2012 1:44:53 PM PST by In Maryland ("Truth? We don't need no stinkin' truth!" - Official Motto of the Main Stream Media)
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To: Fractal Trader
F U B O !

18 posted on 02/22/2012 1:49:02 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Fractal Trader

Obama’s White House learned its negotiating strategies from Sadam Hussein. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.


19 posted on 02/22/2012 1:50:36 PM PST by Not The Other One
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To: Fractal Trader

the Solyndra cash heist appears to have been large enough to paper BOTH sides of the aisle and the MSM....leaving FLyover Country effectively un-represented in DC...


20 posted on 02/22/2012 2:13:41 PM PST by mo
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To: Fractal Trader

Ignore this subpoena at you own peril.

We all know how that works. Don’t we? LOL


21 posted on 02/22/2012 2:30:12 PM PST by Know et al (The greatest argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with a voter: Churchill)
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To: SMM48

No no no... That is the sound of John Boner — er — Boehner weeping because his old golfing bud dissed him again.


22 posted on 02/22/2012 2:30:55 PM PST by Dick Bachert (Obozo deserves another term: IN LEAVENWORTH. 25 to life sounds about right!)
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To: Know et al
Ignore this subpoena at you own peril.

What peril? C'mon, let us in on it.

23 posted on 02/22/2012 3:15:25 PM PST by houeto (Mitt Romney - A Whiter Shade of FAIL)
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To: Fractal Trader
WH Ignores House Subpoena For Solyndra Documents

Gee, what a surprise.

24 posted on 02/22/2012 3:33:18 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - Another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: Gator113
Bring in the prison buses.

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Clean Energy is Dirty

25 posted on 02/22/2012 3:36:11 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: houeto
Exactly my point.

Obama knows he can snub his nose at the states and courts.

26 posted on 02/22/2012 3:47:50 PM PST by Know et al (The greatest argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with a voter: Churchill)
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To: Know et al

Obama knows he can snub his nose at the states and courts.

As well as congress.


27 posted on 02/22/2012 3:49:32 PM PST by Know et al (The greatest argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with a voter: Churchill)
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To: Know et al
The sad milestone is the effete limp reaction of the Republicans. How can anyone continue to support a ‘republican’ Party of such pallid weaklings?
TWB
28 posted on 02/22/2012 4:05:41 PM PST by TWhiteBear (Sarah Palin...The Flame of the North)
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To: Fractal Trader; SMM48; Tenacious 1; Sgt_Schultze; All

If you haven’t, contact your Congressional delegation about this.

It matters. They never lead. They follow us.


29 posted on 02/22/2012 5:02:42 PM PST by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: Fractal Trader
I'll bet the republican candidates will be all over this!

...oh

30 posted on 02/22/2012 6:55:06 PM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: Fractal Trader

Hail Caesar.  NOT.

TOSS THE Czar/Tsar/Caesar SALADIN in 2012


31 posted on 02/22/2012 7:11:22 PM PST by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Money laundering ping. Thanks Fractal Trader.


32 posted on 02/22/2012 8:18:03 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: Fractal Trader

ANOTHER GOP talking point for the election ...


33 posted on 02/22/2012 8:19:39 PM PST by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: cuban leaf

Yep. Back in the day when such an attitude caused a groundswelling outcry and impeachment and/or resignation eventually followed.


34 posted on 02/22/2012 8:30:57 PM PST by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: Goreknowshowtocheat

You don’t wait for the other shoe to drop on Obama. You do what Tobie Keith sang in “Red, White and Blue”, you put a congressional committee “boot in their ass”, hold them in contempt, and see if they can be arrested by either members of the Capitol Police or U.S. Marshals (there is congressional immunity but I’m not sure about White House flunky immunity).

TIme to start filling the jails and keep it going even after Nov. 6th. The jails ain’t half filled and I want to see perp walks of these arrogant, anti-constitution, elitist communists, crooks, crazies and cronies. (4C or C4).

Come on Upton. Your niece wasn’t afraid to hold back, so why should you.


35 posted on 02/22/2012 8:31:18 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Can’t this be brought before the Supreme Court? Although I’m not to sure what they would do with or about it.


36 posted on 02/22/2012 9:27:38 PM PST by Wisconsinlady (KEEP YOUR LEGISLATORS ON SPEED DIAL AND TELL THEM TO GROW SOME)
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To: Fractal Trader
WH Ignores House Subpoena For Solyndra Documents

(shrug) Why shouldn't they? Who's going to do anything about it?
Holder's FBI, lol?

37 posted on 02/22/2012 9:31:03 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Goreknowshowtocheat

We have been waiting for that other shoe since Clinton it will never drop, because the GOP wears that shoe, so they can’t drop it.


38 posted on 02/22/2012 9:58:23 PM PST by itsahoot (Much easier to tear down a building, than to build one. Bigger mess too.)
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To: Fractal Trader; philman_36; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; ...
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WH Ignores House Subpoena For Solyndra Documents

Thanks, Fractal Trader.

39 posted on 02/22/2012 10:56:55 PM PST by LucyT
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To: Fractal Trader
Of course. It is more likely the GOP leaders would be arrested than anyone in the White House, even if the pubbies had the temerity to actually try and do something
40 posted on 02/23/2012 4:00:03 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Fractal Trader

I’m sure the Republican leadership in the House will respond to this Presidential defiance with a strongly-worded letter, which will undoubtedly result in the White House’s immediate compliance with the subpoena.


41 posted on 02/23/2012 6:04:59 AM PST by sargon (I don't like the sound of these "boncentration bamps")
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To: Qbert; All
“Why not ignore it? Republicans has shown there is no penalty for non-compliance.”

Unfortunately true/real action

The REPUBS have decided it's hands off for our first Muslim President. Obama WANTS conflict, he wants the idiots to vote for him. He$#, Clinton could have been re-elected.

To give Obama impeachment gives him power to continue the destruction of America. Martial law would be just what the traitor wants, an opportunity for a race war.

42 posted on 02/23/2012 7:04:26 AM PST by politicianslie (Obama: America's first Muslim POTUS, doing all he can to destroy America. HELLO, can anyone th)
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To: Fractal Trader

>>”The White House’s failure to comply with today’s document deadline is a sad milestone on the path chosen by this administration to obstruct and delay our investigation rather than cooperate and help deliver answers for taxpayers,” committee chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee chairman Cliff Stearns R-Fla., said in a statement this evening.<<

Upton and Stearns then wet their pants and cried. No further action is expected from them.


43 posted on 02/23/2012 8:39:35 AM PST by pabianice (")
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To: Fractal Trader

of course they ignored


44 posted on 02/24/2012 9:07:25 AM PST by tutstar (Want pings to Aaron Klein articles and OWS nonsense?)
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