Skip to comments.Claims of Obama's ‘secret deal’ with Russia draw Democrats’ ire
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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NOW DON’T BACK DOWN AND DON’T APOLOGIZE!!!!!
You can tell you’re over a valuable target when the flack starts getting really heavy...
The 'Rats hate it when they get caught.
The Kenyan is not to be trusted.....
And we’re having USA-Russian Military exercises in the USA?? What the hell is going on.
In Russia? He said "my election", not "the eleictions" or "our elections". There was nothing to suggest he wanted any concessions from Putin.
Obama’s meaning is clear and obvious.
Another reason to quit the constant attacks on Romney...now excuse me while I go and put on my flame-retardant suit....
Putin is going to be pissed if the kenyan does not win in November.
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