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Claims of Obama's ‘secret deal’ with Russia draw Democrats’ ire
The Hill ^
| 05/19/12 01:45 PM ET
| Jeremy Herb
Posted on 05/19/2012 6:11:19 PM PDT by BradtotheBone
Democrats are crying foul over GOP suggestions that President Obama has a secret deal on missile defense with Russia.
The fight began in March, when a hot mic at a summit caught Obama telling then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev that hed have more flexibility on the issue after the election. Medvedev famously responded that he would transmit that information to Vladimir Putin, who is now Russia's president.
Republicans immediately attacked Obama for making a secret deal, and they used this weeks floor debate on the Defense authorization bill to highlight their argument. No one in Congress has been more vocal about Obamas comments than Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio), who chairs the Armed Services subcommittee that deals with missile defense.
Turner mentioned a secret deal seven times during the committee mark-up of the Defense bill last week, and he took up the same line of criticism on the House floor Thursday.
The issue of the presidents secret deal with the Russians is not really one thats open to interpretation, Turner said. When we ask what are the terms of this deal, Mr. President, the terms that you wont let the American public see, he says nothing.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Russia
KEYWORDS: dmitrymedvedev; flexible; flexible4vlad; flexiblepostelection; flexigullibility; hotmic; medvedev; message2vlad; missiledefense; obamanation; openmic; russia; spaceforyou
NOW DON’T BACK DOWN AND DON’T APOLOGIZE!!!!!
posted on 05/19/2012 6:13:02 PM PDT
(Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
You can tell you’re over a valuable target when the flack starts getting really heavy...
posted on 05/19/2012 6:25:12 PM PDT
Hussein got caught.
The 'Rats hate it when they get caught.
posted on 05/19/2012 6:28:00 PM PDT
(This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BradtotheBone; Marine_Uncle; NormsRevenge; TigersEye; GeronL; blam; SunkenCiv; SJackson; SandRat; ..
The Kenyan is not to be trusted.....
posted on 05/19/2012 6:54:09 PM PDT
(The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
And we’re having USA-Russian Military exercises in the USA?? What the hell is going on.
White House Legislative Affairs Director Rob Nabors sent Turner a letter in April responding to the congressman, who had asked for an explanation of Obamas hot mic comments. It is no secret that this effort will be more complicated during election years in both the United States and Russia, Nabors wrote in the letter obtained by The Hill.
In Russia? He said "my election", not "the eleictions" or "our elections". There was nothing to suggest he wanted any concessions from Putin.
posted on 05/19/2012 7:02:43 PM PDT
("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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posted on 05/19/2012 8:38:02 PM PDT
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Obama’s meaning is clear and obvious.
posted on 05/19/2012 10:41:14 PM PDT
by Seeing More Clearly Now
(Barack Obama abhors inconvenient truths and handles them with more lies.)
Another reason to quit the constant attacks on Romney...now excuse me while I go and put on my flame-retardant suit....
posted on 05/20/2012 6:32:34 AM PDT
("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
Putin is going to be pissed if the kenyan does not win in November.
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