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McCain: Obama Responsible For Leaks
turn 10 23, ABC ^ | 6/10./12 | Ashley KilloughCNN

Posted on 06/10/2012 9:54:30 AM PDT by Nachum

(CNN) -- Sen. John McCain continued his blitz against the Obama administration Sunday, saying the president was responsible for the recent national security leaks--whether he knew about them or not.

"It's obvious on its face that this information came from individuals who are in the administration," McCain said on CNN's "State of the Union." "The president may not have done it himself, but the president certainly is responsible as commander in chief."

His comments came after the president himself forcefully dismissed the idea on Friday that the leaks came as a form of political strategy for the White House - a claim made by some Republicans on Capitol Hill, including McCain.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: leakgate; leaks; mccain; obama; obamaleaks; responsible; whitehouseleaks
Time to pile on
1 posted on 06/10/2012 9:54:39 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

where’s Colon Powell?


2 posted on 06/10/2012 9:59:25 AM PDT by GotMojo
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To: Nachum

would like to see Dick Cheney do what Dick Cheney does best......


3 posted on 06/10/2012 10:00:57 AM PDT by GotMojo
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To: Nachum
McCain: Obama Responsible For Leaks
Doesn't saying anything negative about Obama go against this doddering old fart's grain?
4 posted on 06/10/2012 10:02:03 AM PDT by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: Nachum

What about the story in last week or two about the WH leaking info to Hollywood about the alleged killing of Osama Bin Ladin? Wasn’t that classified? Shouldn’t that be part of the investigation?


5 posted on 06/10/2012 10:04:58 AM PDT by TexasVoter (No Constitution? No Union!)
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To: Nachum
time to expose the truth

Obama is a slimy liar with no regard for the good of the America we know.

6 posted on 06/10/2012 10:05:07 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: lewislynn

It certainly goes against his idiotic idea that there is nothing to worry about with Obama as prez.


7 posted on 06/10/2012 10:06:58 AM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: GotMojo
Colon Powell?

Colin Powell knew that Former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage was the source who revealed the identity of CIA officer Valerie Plame to syndicated columnist Robert Novak in 2003 and neither said a word...just let the MSM, talking heads etc. run wild with hypothetical stories. Ask Scooter Libby if those two men should have gone to prison..............YES.

8 posted on 06/10/2012 10:07:43 AM PDT by yoe (Proud to be part of the Tea Party movement.....!!!!!)
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To: TexasVoter

Now that the White House is surpressing-... er investigating itself, we will find out who is leaking.


9 posted on 06/10/2012 10:07:43 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: lewislynn

He cut him plenty of slack. “He may not know about them....”


10 posted on 06/10/2012 10:08:04 AM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." Peter Griffin - FAMILY GUY)
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To: Nachum

O;d Wormtongue is responsible for Obama. If he had done HIS job while running for president we wouldn’t be stuck with this loser we have now!

Of course Odummy knows about the leaks. I’m sure his Sept/Oct surprise movie will contain alot of info that was leaked.


11 posted on 06/10/2012 10:08:04 AM PDT by mardi59 (THE REBELLION IS ON!!!)
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To: lewislynn

McLame is the proverbial blind squirrel/blind pig/stopped clock. Once in a great while he’ll stumble on the truth.


12 posted on 06/10/2012 10:08:04 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: lewislynn
yeah McClame wants to reach across the aisle give the dems and Obama a reach around.
13 posted on 06/10/2012 10:11:18 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Nachum

obama (small o used to denote disrespect) said that no one “knowingly” passed on the information. It will be the I didnt Know it was treason to pass along top secret information ploy.


14 posted on 06/10/2012 10:11:39 AM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: Nachum

Is there anything worse than having John McCain on your side?

This is the brain-trust that said we have nothing to fear from an Obama administration. As far as I know, he never recanted that foot-in-mouth moment.

He was a fool then, and a bigger fool now.


15 posted on 06/10/2012 10:14:47 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Republicanism: Y1 Rant Y2 Rant Y3 Rant Y4, Oh nevermind, vote for him anyway. Rinse & Repeat!)
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To: Nachum

I thought Juan said during his campaign that Barry would make a great president.


16 posted on 06/10/2012 10:16:56 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: Nachum

Wish Mccain would have done this when he was running against Obama. Then we’d have VP Sarah Palin now on her way to becoming president.

The only things McAmnesty has done right , is this and choosing Sarah Palin(the best thing he did ever).


17 posted on 06/10/2012 10:21:04 AM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

McCain long ago settle upon Obama saving America.

Obama was who McCain was running for. Obama was who McCain wanted to run, and Obama is McCain’s choice.

By the time McCain realizes Obama was the problem from the world ‘go’, Obama will be out of office.


18 posted on 06/10/2012 10:21:19 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: Nachum

John McCain in a politically savvy move! Whoda thunk it?


19 posted on 06/10/2012 10:23:45 AM PDT by Cyman
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To: GotMojo

Take the office crew hunting?


20 posted on 06/10/2012 10:30:55 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: Nachum

Every now and then McStain has a moment of clarity.


21 posted on 06/10/2012 10:32:43 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Nachum
"The notion that my White House would purposely release classified national security information is offensive, it's wrong, and people, I think, need to have a better sense of how I approach this office and how the people around me approach this office," Obama said.

"The louder he professed his innocence, the faster we counted our spoons." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

22 posted on 06/10/2012 10:35:22 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: Nachum

‘The Buck Don’t Stop Here’...unless it benefits Obama.


23 posted on 06/10/2012 10:45:27 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Nachum

Remember the Navy Seals Team 6....................how did their names get out?


24 posted on 06/10/2012 10:54:26 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Nachum

John John Jose’s only significance anymore is the embarrassment he caused so many by voting for him. Shut up now John John Jose!


25 posted on 06/10/2012 11:16:31 AM PDT by kreitzer
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To: blueyon

It was Comrade Maobama who released the name of the Pakistani doctor who confirmed Osama in the compound. The doctor, after being identified by Obama, is now serving a 33-year prison sentence.


26 posted on 06/10/2012 11:27:57 AM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: kreitzer

John is like a dead body that Obama just walks over on his way to any where he wants to go. John has made himself irrelevant a long time ago.


27 posted on 06/10/2012 11:46:51 AM PDT by magua
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To: Nachum

John is responsible for 0 therefore.....


28 posted on 06/10/2012 11:51:45 AM PDT by xp38
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To: blueyon

Exactly, the sorry bastards give them up to make nice to the muzzies after they whacked OBL.


29 posted on 06/10/2012 11:53:13 AM PDT by TexasM1A
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To: DoughtyOne

I totally agree


30 posted on 06/10/2012 11:58:41 AM PDT by NE Cons (Huge Palin Fan. Was a Hard-Core Perry supporter. Now Hard-Core ABO)
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To: Nachum

Look McCain, why didn’t you pull out the stops four years ago?


31 posted on 06/10/2012 11:59:10 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Nachum
"The notion that my White House would purposely release classified national security information is offensive, it's wrong,

Yes, it is offensive and it is wrong. However, Mr. President you have yet to deny it. That statement is not a denial but a statement we all agree on.

32 posted on 06/10/2012 12:04:52 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Nachum
Hey John, here's a clue: this whole business of leaking to the NYSlimes was something Axelrod and Zero cooked up as part of their reelection strategy. Hence, Zero either approved the leaks himself, or very possibly, was the actual leaker.

No wonder they've got Holder in there now. They'll cook up some story and blame some low level national security council staffer. Everything and anything to protect the idiot Zero.

33 posted on 06/10/2012 12:14:50 PM PDT by mojito
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To: HerrBlucher

The Death of a Thousand cuts—starts—or maybe a better term would be the death by a thousand leaks. This is the de-constructing of Obama and his crew. Watch, he will be exposed as what he is—a weak ward healer who managed to get into the White House on an Affirmative Action bid. It was a job he wasn’t qualified for.


34 posted on 06/10/2012 12:15:45 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Nachum

“It is not a leak if the Pres__ent leaks it.” will be the official excuse. Nothing to see here, move along.


35 posted on 06/10/2012 12:37:37 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (6 November, 2012, the day our embarrassment is sent back to Kenya.)
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To: yoe
Ask Scooter Libby

And Lewis "Scooter" Libby didn't get anyone killed either.

36 posted on 06/10/2012 12:51:41 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Nachum

BHO doesn’t understand the concept of “responsibility”. Especially when applied to himself.

Blame, when directed at others, that he understands.


37 posted on 06/10/2012 12:55:12 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: gusopol3
"The louder he professed his innocence, the faster we counted our spoons." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

LOL!!

38 posted on 06/10/2012 12:56:53 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Nachum
"The president may not have done it himself, but the president certainly is responsible as commander in chief."

That only means something if, "The buck stops here", doesn't require $ in front of "the buck". Obama's is a child and only men take responsibility for their positions.

39 posted on 06/10/2012 12:59:14 PM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: depressed in 06
“It is not a leak if the Pres__ent leaks it.” will be the official excuse. Nothing to see here, move along.

I'll bet that Pakistani Dr. is already dead. You are right, some in the regime run media are already saying that.

40 posted on 06/10/2012 1:08:33 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: samadams2000
"said that no one 'knowingly' passed on the information"

You are right. Obama used a qualifier. He did not completely deny the allegation. This is Clintonesque.

41 posted on 06/10/2012 1:13:39 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: NE Cons

Thanks NE Cons.


42 posted on 06/10/2012 1:16:31 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Republicanism: Y1 Rant Y2 Rant Y3 Rant Y4, Oh nevermind, vote for him anyway. Rinse & Repeat!)
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To: Nachum

Drop dead, McCain.


43 posted on 06/10/2012 1:55:26 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Nachum

FYJM!


44 posted on 06/10/2012 2:15:05 PM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: GotMojo
would like to see Dick Cheney do what Dick Cheney does best......


45 posted on 06/11/2012 4:54:15 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Nachum
Does anyone believe that Obama, Jarrett or Axelrod would pass a security clearance as a civilian? It is beyond me how known Socialists and criminal associates are given access to this Nation's highest security by virtue of a popularity contest.
46 posted on 06/11/2012 5:07:17 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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