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ICE chief of staff resigns amid misconduct claims
Yahoo News ^ | 1 Sep 2012 | ALICIA A. CALDWELL and EILEEN SULLIVAN

Posted on 09/01/2012 6:26:22 PM PDT by mandaladon

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Obama administration political appointee and longtime aide to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano resigned Saturday amid allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior lodged by at least three Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees.

Suzanne Barr, chief of staff to ICE Director John Morton, said in her resignation letter that the allegations against her are "unfounded." But she said she was stepping down anyway to end distractions within the agency. ICE, a division of the Homeland Security Department, confirmed Barr had resigned. The Associated Press obtained a copy of Barr's letter.

Barr is accused of sexually inappropriate behavior toward employees. The complaints are related to a sexual discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by a senior ICE agent in May.

In her letter to Morton, Barr said she has been the subject of "unfounded allegations designed to destroy my reputation" and is resigning "with great regret."

"Of greater concern however, is the threat these allegations represent to the reputation of this agency and the men and women who proudly serve their country by advancing ICE's mission," Barr wrote. "As such, I feel it is incumbent upon me to take every step necessary to prevent further harm to the agency and to prevent this from further distracting from our critical work."

Barr went on leave last month after the New York Post reported on the lawsuit filed by James T. Hayes Jr., ICE's special agent in charge in New York. Additional employees came forward with their allegations around the same time.

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King, R-N.Y., said in a statement Saturday that Barr's resignation "raises the most serious questions about management practices and personnel policies at the Department of Homeland Security." He said his committee will continue to review the case and personnel practices at DHS.

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In the lawsuit, Hayes described a "frat house" atmosphere at ICE designed to humiliate male employees under Barr's leadership. Hayes.....................The whole Obama administration is a frat house.
1 posted on 09/01/2012 6:26:26 PM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon
In one complaint, Barr is accused of telling a male subordinate he was "sexy" and asking a personal question about his anatomy during an office party. In a separate complaint, she is accused of offering to perform a sex act with a male subordinate during a business trip in Bogota, Colombia. She's also accused of calling a male subordinate from her hotel room and offering to perform a sex act. The names of two of Barr's accusers were censored in affidavits reviewed by AP...............Amazing stuff!
2 posted on 09/01/2012 6:28:11 PM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: mandaladon

Heh! Hey, Barr?
Could ya please check the U-joints on the driveshaft while yer under that thar bus???


3 posted on 09/01/2012 6:41:37 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Obama hates Mexicans (Fast and Furious))
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To: RandallFlagg

I bet she could suck the chrome off the trailer hitch.......


4 posted on 09/01/2012 6:58:02 PM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: mandaladon
Yep, "destroying her reputation" ... with "great regret."

Another great appointment by Obama and his "stellar" department heads, Janet N. especially.

5 posted on 09/01/2012 7:05:48 PM PDT by vox_freedom (RR)
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To: vox_freedom; onyx

SCHANDENFREUDE!!!!!!!!!!!!


6 posted on 09/01/2012 7:14:55 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

correction....sp.

SCHADENFREUDE!!!!!

(I just got giddy with the news)


7 posted on 09/01/2012 7:16:04 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: mandaladon
resigns
8 posted on 09/01/2012 7:16:52 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: mandaladon
Bless her heart, she simply misheard what people were saying.

They were saying nobody wants you, not everybody wants you.

9 posted on 09/01/2012 7:17:55 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: mandaladon

I’m surprised it wasn’t a woman bringing charges.
Seems everything related to this administration is rooted in perversity—I’m surprised there are any heterosexuals in the place!


10 posted on 09/01/2012 7:20:01 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: mandaladon; Lazamataz

“She’s also accused of calling a male subordinate from her hotel room and offering to perform a sex act. “

Well,,,, I’m 66, and if one of my ladyfriends made that suggestion? I’d be pretty happy to go along with it! But from a fat, died blonde liberal bureaucrat? Not that much. But,,,,,,, well,,,,,maybe,,,,,,! laz?


11 posted on 09/01/2012 7:38:15 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: mandaladon

...Barr said she has been the subject of “unfounded allegations designed to destroy my reputation” ...

Then why resign?


12 posted on 09/01/2012 7:38:31 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I think she is worried she will be seen as a hetrosexual.

Bye, Bye Bi....


13 posted on 09/01/2012 8:07:02 PM PDT by Syncro (The Tea Party is Dead--MSM/Dems/GOP-e*** LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!***)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I think she is worried she will be seen as a hetrosexual.

Bye, Bye Bi....


14 posted on 09/01/2012 8:07:02 PM PDT by Syncro (The Tea Party is Dead--MSM/Dems/GOP-e*** LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!***)
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To: mandaladon

15 posted on 09/01/2012 8:10:09 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; All
Barr said she has been the subject of "unfounded allegations designed to destroy my reputation"







What were you thinking? Come on home to mama!

16 posted on 09/01/2012 8:19:52 PM PDT by Syncro (The Tea Party is Dead--MSM/Dems/GOP-e*** LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!***)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; All
Barr said she has been the subject of "unfounded allegations designed to destroy my reputation"





What were you thinking? Come on home to mama!

17 posted on 09/01/2012 8:22:42 PM PDT by Syncro (The Tea Party is Dead--MSM/Dems/GOP-e*** LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!***)
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To: mandaladon
...designed to humiliate male employees under Barr's leadership

I have got to be wondering what "sex act" she was proposing that would "humiliate" the males...uhm...maybe I don't want to know...

18 posted on 09/01/2012 8:25:13 PM PDT by AndyTheBear
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To: mandaladon
Guilty.


19 posted on 09/01/2012 8:47:14 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Red Badger

No doubt suck the paint off a ‘57 Napolitano too.


20 posted on 09/01/2012 8:53:41 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: mandaladon

The weekend dump is more active than usual...


21 posted on 09/01/2012 9:32:13 PM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: rawhide

22 posted on 09/01/2012 9:38:47 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: mandaladon

How much did the Cabinet Secretary know, and when did she know it???


23 posted on 09/01/2012 9:39:26 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: mandaladon

Hit the bricks, Barr. And with the economy that Zero has created, good luck getting a job. Oops, I forgot, she’s a prominent lib so she’ll get a $250,000/year no-show job with some company.


24 posted on 09/01/2012 9:44:48 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: mandaladon

Looks like the Democrats are conducting a war on women!


25 posted on 09/01/2012 10:15:00 PM PDT by jan in Colorado (In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act. --George Orwell.)
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To: Syncro

What about Napolitano’s other woman “homey” in DHS?
Barr was a fool. The other one, whose name begins with an “S” (I think), has more power and is closer to Nappi.


26 posted on 09/01/2012 10:51:05 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Syncro

What about Napolitano’s other woman “homey” in DHS?
Barr was a fool. The other one, whose name begins with an “S” (I think), has more power and is closer to Nappi.


27 posted on 09/01/2012 10:53:15 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: mandaladon

Related:

Geraldo tells ‘Fox and Friends’ that ‘lesbian cabal’ has taken over DHS and ICE

By David Ferguson
Friday, August 17, 2012 9:56 EDT

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/08/17/geraldo-tells-fox-and-friends-that-lesbian-cabal-has-taken-over-dhs-and-ice/

Excerpt, lol:

“”This led to an awkward “bro-off” between Rivera and Kilmeade.

“No machos need apply,” Rivera quipped.

“No English Leather cologne allowed,” Kilmeade replied.

“No Old Spice,” Rivera said.”


28 posted on 09/02/2012 6:25:28 AM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Before we accuse this “woman” of anything...I want details. Just what did she blow and when did she blow it?


29 posted on 09/02/2012 6:27:57 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: ElkGroveDan
Who let the dog out? WOOF WOOF - LOL....

I don't know. As a man with great taste in women I have not seen a disease infested liberal skank I'd be interested working for much less consorting with.
Where do the demoncraps come up with these sacks of puss?

Just another distraction to try and take our eyes of what matters. Obama's corruption needs to be exposed, bottom line.

30 posted on 09/02/2012 8:11:30 AM PDT by Whats-wrong-with-the-truth
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To: Bratch
Why does Suzanne Barr prefer cars with tilt steering wheels?
More headroom.
31 posted on 09/02/2012 8:12:46 AM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: jacknhoo
“This led to an awkward “bro-off” between Rivera and Kilmeade.

“No machos need apply,” Rivera quipped.

“No English Leather cologne allowed,” Kilmeade replied.

“No Old Spice, ON THE MEN.” Rivera said.”

Fixed.

32 posted on 09/02/2012 8:16:26 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (=)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

You sure get some strange situations when the top man running an org is a sick confuzed homosexual woman.


33 posted on 09/02/2012 8:27:31 AM PDT by Syncro (The Tea Party is Dead!--MSM/Dems/GOP-e LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!)
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To: hal ogen

Everything, all the time.


34 posted on 09/02/2012 8:34:00 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Dora Schriro ... reported to have had a “longstanding relationship” with Napolitano.

From Debbie Schlussel:

Schriro had zero experience in law enforcement, and yet, she was appointed ICE Policy Director and set the current Obama immigration enforcement policy of not enforcing immigration laws.

Schriro, who made a mess of Arizona’s prisons and empowered violent prisoners against prison guards, is now making a mess of New York’s prisons, a cushy job Napolitano got her so she could be close to a sick relative in New York


35 posted on 09/02/2012 8:40:27 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: mandaladon
Suzanne Barr, chief of staff to ICE Director John Morton, said in her resignation letter that the allegations against her are "unfounded." But she said she was stepping down anyway to end distractions within the agency.

Couldn't this have waited until December? LOL!

"I'm innocent I tell you, innocent"!

"Please have my mail forwarded to Bolivia please...."

36 posted on 09/02/2012 10:11:18 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

LOL. Woo-Hoo!


37 posted on 09/02/2012 11:05:24 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: mandaladon
"I said NO, Suzanne."


38 posted on 09/02/2012 11:32:17 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“...Barr said she has been the subject of “unfounded allegations designed to destroy my reputation” ...”

She must mean there are some things we haven’t heard about yet.


39 posted on 09/02/2012 11:35:08 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: mandaladon
Bet she, the two new SCOTUS dykes and Big Sis can make a man fan with a softball pitch.
40 posted on 09/02/2012 12:01:04 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("Who needs Michelle? The MSM keep Obama satisfied.")
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To: rawhide

She looks like she’s about 200 pounds.


41 posted on 09/02/2012 12:02:54 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: LibFreeUSA

How much did the Cabinet Secretary know, and when did she [color=red]BLOW[/color] it???


42 posted on 09/02/2012 1:58:49 PM PDT by safetysign
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To: safetysign

Sleeping with the illegal aliens?

Hosing down my wet back?


43 posted on 09/02/2012 2:00:37 PM PDT by safetysign
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To: Red Badger

I bet she didn’t get that mouth sucking doorknobs...


44 posted on 09/02/2012 3:09:37 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Pray like everything is up to God and work like everything is up to you!)
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To: ElkGroveDan

“Ain’t exacly pretty, ain’t exactly small...”


45 posted on 09/02/2012 3:11:31 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: jacknhoo
"...'In 2002, when running for Arizona governor, Napolitano flatly denied rumors about her sexuality, saying simply, “I’m not gay.”'..."

Must be synonymous with the famous last words of the almost-impeached sex-pot in the White House, "I did. Not. Have. Sex. With that woman."

Right.

46 posted on 09/02/2012 3:16:39 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Pray like everything is up to God and work like everything is up to you!)
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To: mandaladon

and the RATS, take another one in the.........HA ha!!!

47 posted on 09/02/2012 7:03:02 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: rawhide

Guilty....Guilty....GUILTY on all counts. Throw her fat liberal ass in prison for civil rights violations involving sexual blackmail & extortion.


48 posted on 09/02/2012 8:20:12 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: rawhide

I was always told the boss is ultimately responsible for their underlings. If this is true, shouldn’t BIG SIS Janet be fired? Oh, I guess I shouldn’t expect this current regime to be responsible.


49 posted on 09/02/2012 8:36:45 PM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (ALL THINGS BEING EQUAL, THE SIMPLEST SOLUTION IS THE BEST.)
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To: dfwgator

sleeps with her head in the kitchen, her feet in the hall...


50 posted on 09/02/2012 9:17:32 PM PDT by genetic homophobe (Do we vote for a pro American globalist or a anti American globalist?)
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