Skip to comments.Report: GOP senators won’t confirm Kerry until Clinton testifies on Benghazi
Posted on 12/26/2012 12:31:59 PM PST by Nachum
Republican senators will refuse to confirm Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., as Secretary of State until the nations current top diplomat, Hillary Clinton, testifies about her handling of the Benghazi terrorist attack.
The Senate is expected to take up Kerrys nomination in early January, but multiple Republican senators have already said they wont agree to a vote on Kerrys nomination until Clinton testifies about the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, The Cables Josh Rogin notes.
Clinton backed out of testifying at a congressional hearing last week after fainting and suffering a concussion. She was the first cabinet-level official to acknowledge that terrorists played a role in the assault on the U.S. mission in Benghazi.
For some time, al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb and other groups have launched attacks and kidnappings from northern Mali into neighboring countries, Clinton said during a United Nations meeting in New York on September 26. Now, with a larger safe haven and increased freedom to maneuver, terrorists are seeking to extend their reach and their networks in multiple directions. And they are working with other violent extremists to undermine the democratic transitions underway in North Africa, as we tragically saw in Benghazi, (emphasis added).
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Hillary is probably in fear for her life with what she knows about Benghazi. Her ‘staying home’ is a security measure as she doesn’t wish to become another statistic on “the list”.
Howie Carr list ping. Would guess this postpones the special election a bit, as things move forward only when/if J F’n K
gets approved by the Senate for SecState...and the longer this takes...
She also doesn’t want to talk about the resignations that were not resignations. People are simply being shifted around to other positions.
Someone who MEETS with the Enemy during Wartime, and gives AID AND COMFORT as he did, should be hung for Treson.
This Gigolo/Gold-Digger is the epitomy of arrogant/asshole/America-Hating snot that is consistent with Democrats today.
Barbara Steisand - they'll confirm him as soon as he comes up. 'Pubs are spineless cowards.
BTW: I have seen Charles Woods speak out effectively about his son's death. But I have yet to see Tyrone Woods' wife say one word. Have I just missed her appearances?
Is that 2016 calling, Hill?
Well Reid says he’s going to arbitraliry change senate filabuster rules etc
great test case harry ya jerk
I would prefer to see - Report: GOP Senators won’t confirm Kerry. That headline would have a much greater appeal.
***** “Good tactical move, finally” *****
Naw, They will Cave ... they always do. They will Wheel and Deal and Surrender
The problem is that John Kerry can still be confirmed as Secretary of State no matter what Hillary does, since his confirmation requires only the approval by a Senate majority, which the Democrats have.
Although if John Kerry is not permitted to approve his own nomination and a replacement for Senate Inouye does not get appointed soon, things might get interesting.
Trash hildas chances of being elected in 16 now. Play the rats game as nasty as they do, get her up there and grill her fat @ss, get sound bites to play again and again.
Whitewater? What’s that?
A slight show of testicular fortitude from the repubs. Not much, but better than nothing.
However, they should not confirm Kerry at all! The country doesn’t need another America-hating marxist.
Why confirm him at all? He can’t even pronounce Ghengis Khan properly.
It’s a good move. But probably the only thing that could get Hillary to recover from her (snicker, snicker) “concussion” and testify would be waterboarding. She’s terrified of Obama. She didn’t do anything wrong on her own, because Hillary, feminist icon, has never done anything on her own but has spent her life protecting powerful men.
But if the legal penalties for covering up for him are going to be too severe, she may weaken and admit what really happened. So my question is what is it that she fears so much from Obama?
Don't forget that Hillary has all the FBI files on every possible threat.
They are ALL corrupt and will cave to her.
And where are the Ambassador's parents. They got very hot under the collar when CNN recovered his diary weeks after the murders, but have been strangely silent since. Are they so "in the tank" for Obama that they can't defend their dead son?
Ratface Harry has already promised to end the fillibuster on the first day of the new session. Republicans will be completely shut out of the confirmation process. They will be able to do exactly nothing.
Anyone who votes “YES” for that traitorous POS should be immediately drummed out of the Senate and also the USA.