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Holder appoints 2 prosecutors to lead leak probes
AP ^ | 6/8/2012 | PETE YOST

Posted on 06/08/2012 4:12:32 PM PDT by BreezyDog

Edited on 06/08/2012 4:18:35 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Holder appoints 2 prosecutors to lead leak probes WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday appointed two U.S. attorneys to lead a pair of criminal investigations into possible unauthorized disclosures of classified information.


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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ericholder; holder; machen; rodrosenstein; ronaldmachen; rosenstein; whitehouseleaks
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Fox Guarding Hen House...what a joke.
1 posted on 06/08/2012 4:12:36 PM PDT by BreezyDog
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To: BreezyDog

So he thinks he can go tromping through Congress at will? Stonewaller, meet the stone wall.


2 posted on 06/08/2012 4:15:45 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: BreezyDog

I don’t know about these two guys but sometimes
when you turn the dogs loose, they doen’t always
mind well. We’ll see, somewhere in this mess of
an administration there are some loose ends...


3 posted on 06/08/2012 4:16:08 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: BreezyDog

I am surprized that he didn’t appoint Moochelle and Biden to go down on this one. All I can say is George Bush please watch your back.


4 posted on 06/08/2012 4:17:34 PM PDT by JohnD9207 (Mitt better grow a pair or this thing will be over soon.)
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To: BreezyDog

Holder: “Nope. Nothing here. We can close this case now!”


5 posted on 06/08/2012 4:18:12 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: BreezyDog

Oh, please. Go suck eggs, ErictheRed.

Maybe 100-year-old eggs in a dinner of Indian peppers in peppercorn sauce seasoned with cayenne?


6 posted on 06/08/2012 4:19:26 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: BreezyDog

emails and calls to Feinstein. she can get an independent investigator


7 posted on 06/08/2012 4:20:38 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: BreezyDog

Is it Malik Shabazz and Calypso Louie?


8 posted on 06/08/2012 4:22:49 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: BreezyDog

There is something fishy going on with the Demoncrats and these security leaks. All of a sudden the Demoncrats are calling for investigations and now Holder is appointing two special prosecutors. Either this is just a smokescreen to take the heat off Onumnuts and the economy or the Demoncrats have found something that they think they can link back to the Republicans.


9 posted on 06/08/2012 4:24:00 PM PDT by ImNotLying (Politicians and diapers should be changed often and for the same reason!)
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To: BreezyDog

How does this creep have the authority to do this especially when he should be in jail for his criminal activity


10 posted on 06/08/2012 4:25:33 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: BreezyDog

Yes, a joke!

This will lead nowhere. Time to appoint a real junk yard dog.


11 posted on 06/08/2012 4:32:13 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: BreezyDog
Holder Dispatches His Hand Picked Team To Plug Leaks


12 posted on 06/08/2012 4:35:55 PM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: BreezyDog

The House should immediately set up a committee to investigate the leaks. They have the power to do so.


13 posted on 06/08/2012 4:41:00 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: BreezyDog
Obama: “The notion that my White House would purposely release classified national security information is offensive...”

“purposely”

It was an accident, or not officially classified info:)

14 posted on 06/08/2012 4:51:51 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: BreezyDog

Does this erase Holder’s perjury and obstruction of justice? I guess this move does, in his mind and Congress will probably fall for it.


15 posted on 06/08/2012 4:53:25 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: BreezyDog

This move plus WH rejected ealier an independent probe request only made them appear even more ‘guilty-er’ than possible. Remember, when cornered, Libs ALWAYS double down on stupid.

We should all call or write to our representatives. I don’t even feel guilty kicking these rabid dogs when they are down. (The Left never showed mercy for their opponents before.)


16 posted on 06/08/2012 4:56:35 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Logical me
Democrats want to be in charge of the investigation for only one reason. Congress would be compliant
if they allowed THAT to happen.

As angry as Diane Feinstein appeared today, I'd say they have a fat chance of congress saying...”sure you go ahead, investigate yourself!”

17 posted on 06/08/2012 5:00:49 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: BreezyDog

18 posted on 06/08/2012 5:04:48 PM PDT by BushCountry (I hope the Mayans are wrong!)
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To: BushCountry

So Eric “Fast and Furious doesn’t refer to operation Fast and Furious” Holder is going to appoint two special counsels to investigate the leaks?

GAWD. Next we’ll here Eric say “the leaks referred to are not the leaks of information,,they are plumbing leaks at the WH”

Honestly.


19 posted on 06/08/2012 5:20:57 PM PDT by austinaero (Obama or America - can't have both)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks BreezyDog, additional:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2893291/posts


20 posted on 06/08/2012 5:25:58 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: BreezyDog
The leaks may have increased the possibility that Israel will bomb Iran.

Perhaps Israel will feel that the US now can no longer defend her if Obama is giving away all the secrets.

21 posted on 06/08/2012 5:28:49 PM PDT by what's up
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To: BreezyDog

Nothing to see here, move along. President Kardashian can continue his weekly appearances on “The View” without disruption.


22 posted on 06/08/2012 5:31:22 PM PDT by austinaero (Obama or America - can't have both)
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To: BreezyDog

Could be interesting...


23 posted on 06/08/2012 5:53:26 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: ImNotLying

Don’t you guys remember Ken Starr? Once they have their buddy in the special prosecutor position, he subpoenas the guilty parties, and then when Congress subpoenas them they will refuse to answer any questions because they “can’t comment on an ongoing investigation”. This will carry them past the election which is all they care about.


24 posted on 06/08/2012 6:40:38 PM PDT by Scutter
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To: BreezyDog

Gee, I wonder what the odds are that they find nothing wrong? sarc/


25 posted on 06/08/2012 7:20:32 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: ImNotLying

Don’t they do this every time they need to distract us (we the peasants) from their other (real) sordid affairs? It seems like this is a broken record... or “Groundhog Day”...


26 posted on 06/08/2012 7:42:22 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: All
Holder appoints 2 prosecutors to lead leak probes


"Can you believe we are on our way to the White House to meet President Obama?"

27 posted on 06/08/2012 7:58:10 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: BreezyDog

Agree.


28 posted on 06/08/2012 8:05:25 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: BreezyDog

They will be sure to not be done before the election.


29 posted on 06/08/2012 8:11:12 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: what's up
The leaks may have increased the possibility that Israel will bomb Iran.

Hard to keep track of every thing President Mulligan is leaking, but did they not just leak that the US developed and deployed Stuxnet ? And now the Israelis are saying that was not true ?

Israeli Spies Want Credit for Stuxnet

30 posted on 06/08/2012 8:31:30 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: BreezyDog

The Over/Under for the duration of this investigation is hereby set at 3 weeks.


31 posted on 06/08/2012 8:38:40 PM PDT by TexasNative2000 (Jimmy Carter's incompetence + Richard Nixon's paranoia = Barack Obama)
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To: BreezyDog

Yes, and O.J. is still looking for the real killer.


32 posted on 06/08/2012 8:44:09 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil)
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To: BreezyDog

Holder is the joke, he’s an incompetent buffoon at the best, a twisted criminal with no respect for the law at the worst.

Either way, he needs to step the hell down from his position right now. Holder needs to understand something too. The source that has given information to Issa will be protected under whistleblower status. Holder is going to mess with that person or persons and give Issa total justification for locking that anti-gun libtard lying sack of crap up for a long time.

Our Government MUST go to great lengths in making good with the American people after F&F. We damned well better see some anti-gun laws repealed or else.


33 posted on 06/08/2012 9:02:20 PM PDT by BCR #226 (02/07 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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To: BreezyDog

Beavis and Butthead?


34 posted on 06/08/2012 9:08:57 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: ImNotLying
or the Demoncrats have found something that they think they can link back to the Republicans.

I concur. I thought so the minute I heard Feinstein complaining.

35 posted on 06/08/2012 10:07:52 PM PDT by ProfoundMan (Time to finish the Reagan Revolution! - RightyPics.com)
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To: BreezyDog

Holder assigned Ronald Machen, the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, and Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland,
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One from D.C. and one from Maryland. Wow! I’m sure they are staunch, Ronald Reagan-style Republicans.


36 posted on 06/08/2012 11:52:26 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: BreezyDog
The link does not work

Here is the AP link that does work

Holder appoints 2 prosecutors to lead leak probes

37 posted on 06/09/2012 4:18:17 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: BCR #226

Holder might as well have appointed himself and that arrogant lazy, lying pos occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.


38 posted on 06/09/2012 4:28:21 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: pistolpackinpapa
"One from D.C. and one from Maryland. Wow! I’m sure they are staunch, Ronald Reagan-style Republicans."

Yep. Beltway types who will never work again if they drop a dime on the kenyan and "his" White House.

39 posted on 06/09/2012 4:53:47 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: BreezyDog

Won’t the first stop in this investigation be The New York Times? Fat chance they will reveal their source. Investigation over.


40 posted on 06/09/2012 4:55:42 AM PDT by Leo58 (Those who cheer you today will curse you tomorrow, the only thing that endures is character.)
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To: All

this is a smokescreen. He is using the SP to make headlines against congress to deflect against his white wash of the executive branch. Payback for his getting abused by Issa.

Nothing will come from this until Romney is in office when it’ll look like political persecution.


41 posted on 06/09/2012 6:53:52 AM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: tet68

I agree with you; they have lied so much and will throw ANYONE under the Choom Bus - no one is immune.

People in his ‘circles’ are beginning to wake up-some don’t wake up until they’re UNDER the bus, but they are all beginning to see someone they know get pushed into oncoming traffic shall we say-and they’ve had it....they could be next!

I think when you run anything-a home, a company, a business (even a Choom Bus Line)-anything- and it is built on lies, deceit, hubris, cunning, disloyalty, disrespect,and greed- AND driving the bus to progressive utopia, is a sociopathic narcissist on the down-low,- there isn’t enough time in the day for your “friends” and employees to cover up all of the lies, to explain what “he really meant to say when he mispoke”, to come up with a plausible story as to why he/the ONE-who-WON is driving the damn bus down a one/won way street and loving it, to have to clarify and explain his almost daily disrespect of patriotism and to defend the arrogance and pomposity of constant golf games, million dollar vacations and star-studded weekly gourmet get-togethers with “friends”-all while the rest of us budget every last penny just to be able to put $20 in the gas tank to get to work-(if we even have work to go to and no, that $20 doesn’t fill it, not even close)....But at least we are comforted by knowing that our taxes are helping to pay for all of his Air Force One jaunts to putting greens and campaign dinners and to make sure there are enough well paid Secret Service Agents at George Clooney’s place so the party can be enjoyed by all!

I think some of his “people” are tired of the lies and distortions and want out, but have signed a deal with the devil and are stuck; so the next deal they sign will probably be with Simon & Schuster or Random House- and not just for the money, but I think as payback for being lied to, as some were really expecting hope and change and thought he was “different”, but they found out he was and is nothing but a fraud.

So soon, the literary world will be ABLAZE with tell-all books about the most corrupt, inept, dictatorial and destructive administration this country has ever seen-and felt. I think some of these books will be the best political history books ever written; nothing will have to be invented or embellished to keep the reader interested -and besides-you cannot MAKE this stuff UP:

He is a son of White/Black/British heritage born in Kenya and Hawaii-

raised in Indonesia and at times Pakistan, with a Social Security number issued from the state of Connecticut, where he never lived or went to school-

he studied, graduated and “taught” at the Ivy-League level, with a passion for Saul Alinsky and Community Organizing-

he is a practicing Communist/Progressive-spending/Muslim on the down-low who snorted coke, loved his weed and only dated a “composite girlfriend”-

he now devotes all of his time to perfecting his golf game, playing hoops with “boys only” and texting on his Blackberry-

He became President of the most powerful country in the world by promising hope and change and “the most transparent administration this country has ever seen”-

He thinks the Muslim “call to prayer” is the most beautiful sound in the world (’I think you mean Christian prayer Mr President-right?’)

...and the above is only what WE know about him; imagine working in Utopia on the Hill everyday where he appoints czars and demands all that is American be destroyed and appoints more czars to flush it down the toilet?

There are so many stories here yet to be told and so many lies to be uncovered, that volumes will be able to be written about this disasterous pResidency for years to come...


42 posted on 06/09/2012 8:56:26 AM PDT by homegroan (Veni, Vedi, Velcro and Ranting...since 1998)
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To: Kaslin; BreezyDog
Thanks for the link, second one

From the article

Rosenstein was an associate independent counsel who worked for Whitewater prosecutor Ken Starr from 1995 to 1997. He was co-counsel in the fraud trial of Jim and Susan McDougal, the former real estate partners of Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Both of the McDougals were convicted in a trial that also resulted in the conviction of then-Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker.

44 posted on 06/09/2012 9:47:32 AM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: BreezyDog

Since the leaks are ordered by Obama himself, will he get immunity?


45 posted on 06/09/2012 10:35:31 AM PDT by montag813
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To: Sir Napsalot
Don't EVER even consider or feel guilty about smashing the left. Fight this war as any other soldier would...to WIN IT.

Call your representatives NOW and tell them NOOOO to the three stooges-like appointments of two of “their” prosecutors to the leaks probe. When you corner the rat, use the opportunity and kill it.

46 posted on 06/09/2012 11:32:06 AM PDT by itssme
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To: BreezyDog

If that Obama has a zero leak policy why he waited days and days and only after both Democrats and Republicans became upset about the leaks that he himself finally decided he best show some outrage?


47 posted on 06/09/2012 4:22:31 PM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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"The notion that my White House would purposely release classified national security information is offensive. It's wrong," My White House??? wrong Obama is OUR White House...
48 posted on 06/09/2012 4:29:15 PM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
So he thinks he can go tromping through Congress at will?

He does; he is counting on a large turnout from the black communities and enough Virgil Goode conservatives to reelect Obama. Virginia is a key state, if Obama wins Virginia again, Holder is untouchable.

49 posted on 06/10/2012 6:49:46 AM PDT by af_vet_1981 (The bus came by and I got on, That's when it all began,)
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To: mandaladon
My White House??? wrong Obama is OUR White House...

Only if enough of us vote for Romney to take it back; otherwise it is his WH, and we can hope for more change to our republic.

50 posted on 06/10/2012 6:53:19 AM PDT by af_vet_1981 (The bus came by and I got on, That's when it all began,)
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