Skip to comments.Issa escalates: Accuses Obama of involvement in Fast and Furious
Posted on 06/27/2012 8:01:07 AM PDT by kingattax
Rep. Darrell Issa threw down the gauntlet to President Obama in a letter to the president that accuses him of being involved in the Fast and Furious operation.
Issa took issue with Obama's assertion of executive privilege over a cache of documents at the Department of Justice - including a February 2011 letter later withdrawn by the agency - that Issa believes includes information on Holder's role in Fast and Furious.
"Either you or your most senior advisers were involved in managing Operation Fast and Furious and the fallout from it, including the false Feb. 4, 2011 letter provided by the attorney general to the committee," Issa wrote to Obama. "Or, you are asserting a presidential power that you know to be unjustified solely for the purpose of further obstructing a congressional investigation."
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Of course the m*^%#ers in the MSM do not believe this newsworthy. At least I haven’t heard a word about this from them yet.
He will settle for Holder on a stick?
I like Issa being methodical where Obama basically backed himself in the corner.
I like how he initially said that he didn’t think Obama was directly involved (knowing full well he was) and then giving Obama enough rope to politically hurt himself.
Rather than being smarter than everyone else, Obama has simply never been challenged before. He has gotten a pass. Issa isn’t giving him a pass. Yesterday’s expedient lie may turn into tomorrow’s serious problem.
This case will be a true test of the power of the “new media” - since the SRM is completely ignoring it.
Issa is just highlighting that fact.
The paper/ink and broadcast (with the possible exception of FOX and maybe CBS - they're sniffing a Pulitzer if this all really blows up) media will ignore this, of course. That's a given. So it's up to the alternative media to keep the underground fires lit and burning. Sooner or later, like with a coal mine fire, surface cracks and cave ins will appear.
Only NY Slimes article I could find on today’s headlines:
Maybe the news about Issa’s memo is on page eleventy-six.
I have always wondered, of the documents Issa is asking for, how many has he already received under the table? I suspect soetoro and holder are wondering the same thing.
Find a whistleblower (a concept the left loves) and have him talk on Capitol Hill. Heads will explode.
I think he does have them and is holding the card close to his chest. I don’t think he would be this forceful if he didn’t.
*at least I hope*
Hubba. Hubba. Hubba!
Issa would make a great U.S. attorney general. Oh snap, he would probably make a great president!
Bingo. Nicely played by Issa, and a cookie for you in recognizing it. Issa's much craftier than than the regime.
Looks to me like Issa wasn’t the one escalating the potential for a confrontation.
The more I see the more I am sure Obama wants to find some confrontation so big as to take the economy off the table and let him demagog the issue into President for Life, w/o elections, congress or the courts to second guess his reign.
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