Skip to comments.Report: U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan possible replacement for CIA director David Petraeus
Posted on 11/12/2012 10:59:47 PM PST by Arthurio
An affair with biographer Paula Broadwell ended the career of retired General David Petraeus, the head of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Now, Michigan Congressman Mike Rogers, R-Brighton, is on the short list of possible candidates to replace him, according to a report in the New York Times.
From the Times report:
Representative Mike Rogers, Republican of Michigan, is chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and a former [Federal Bureau of Investigation] official and could sail through confirmation hearings and give a bipartisan air to the administration's efforts, as Mr. Petraeus did.
Requests for comment were not immediately answered by Rogers' office.
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Mike Rogers is the head of the House committee investigating Benghazi.
If he accepts this appointment, Obama will have effectively decapitated the House’s investigation of the Benghazi scandal...
they want a dem in his seat.
The Chicago gang may have some dirt on this guy as well. Otherwise why would they consider him? [/semisarc]
Don't do it, Congressman Rogers !
But then Issa might take his place. They should be careful in what they ask for.
I will be shocked if they pick a Republican to head the CIA.
unbelieveable these republicans.
I wouldn’t be shocked. The terrorists only have to be right once, while the new guy will have to be right all the time. If a terrorist succeeds in blowing something up then it will be the new guy’s fault.
This whole Benghzi Scandal has turned into multiple freak shows.
The Republicans ought to demand that General Patreus be replaced by... General Patreus. Call it the Clinton precedent. If Bill Clinton can be president after dodging the draft, smoking dope, cheating on his wife every chance he got and raping Juanita Broaddrick, certainly General Patreus can continue with his job at the CIA after a simple affair. At least Patreus had a CONSENSUAL affair with a woman old enough to know what she was doing. No perjury. No obstruction of justice. No state troopers. Oh, and I think Bill Clinton was about a million times more blackmailable than Patreus. Clinton is a coward. Patreus is a patriot.
Sorry about the spelling above. It’s David Petraeus.
But that would mean they already know in advance they could control him. Petraeus in the position did not serve US or himself well.
Why didn’t an affair with Lewinsky end the career of one Bill Clinton?
What’s the diff?
An attempt to get Rogers into a position which would force him to keep silent on Obama’s treasonous activities?
What has Issa pursued that’s come to anything? He seems to be one of the most obviously compromised Republicans in DC.
Just say no, Mr. Rogers.
Not a good idea. The people of Michigan need Mike.
4. He was a liberal Demon rat. That should be at the top of the list.
They can want but they’re unlikely to get it. His is a pretty solidly republican district and has been for a long while.
The democrats would believe him, and the media would say there is nothing here to report, and the matter would be forgotten.
Well, it worked for President Bill Clinton.
DON’T DO IT, MIKE!!!!! THEY ARE DIRTY!!
Why would anyone other than an islamocommunist crawl into bed with these enemies of freedom?
Zero needs a new fall guy.
Hopefully its a sign of desperation that Zero has fallen to dealmaking to save his own butt.
DISMANTLE the CIA.
That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
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Rogers....stay clear of the CIA.....let the RATS wallow in their own garbage.......they’ll make him a scapegoat just as Petraeos
I went to school in East Lansing. That district still has Ingham County. It’s not Washtenaw blue, but it is close. If either Livingston County or the northern part of Oakland do not show up in the polls due to a dud as a candidate, this district could be gone.
If Obama picks Rogers, it's to make a play for the district in a special election. That district is a safe district if Rogers is running, but the Lansing area is part of that district and is extremely democrat.
No Republican should serve Dark Lord Huissein.
Especially not one in a competitive US House seat!!!
Let him put a loyal democrap in every position so they have 100% of the blame for the coming disasters.
If Rogers accepts this post he is a traitor and a fool like the blackmailed Betrayus.