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Will Congress Investigate Attempt to Derail Bibi?
The Jewish Press ^ | 1/23/13 | Lori Lowenthal Marcus

Posted on 01/23/2013 11:05:44 AM PST by Nachum

Dan Senor, American author of Start Up Nation and former adviser to U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, sent out an electrifying message on Israel’s election day, January 22, claiming that two U.S. officials in Israel quietly conceded that President Obama’s statements to Atlantic columnist Jeffrey Goldberg were an intentional effort to hurt Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu in the election.

If what Senor claims is true, and President Obama was attempting to influence the Israeli election, it is possible that it could become the subject of a congressional investigation.

The statements at issue were revealed in an article Goldberg wrote for Bloomberg on January 14. That article, the headline of which was, “Obama: Israel Doesn’t Know What its Best Interests Are,” was filled with insider dish from Goldberg, and it was ugly.

Among the things that Goldberg claimed Obama has said about Netanyahu were that his policies were “self-defeating,” that “Israel doesn’t know what its own interests are,” and that “Netanyahu is moving his country down the path toward near-total isolation.” Goldberg wrote that Obama made these comments frequently, and to several people.

The particular impetus for Obama’s dissing of the Israeli Prime Minister, according to Goldberg, was the decision to go ahead with building Jewish homes in Mevaseret Adumim (often referred to by the impersonal designation “E1.”) The decision to go forward with building in this area came on the heels of the United Nations vote upgrading the status of the Palestinian Authority to non-member observer state in November of last year.

Goldberg, a centrist liberal Jewish writer who is considered to have credible access to the White House, opined in his article that

On matters related to the Palestinians, the president seems to view the prime minister as a political coward, an essentially unchallenged leader who nevertheless

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: israel; netanyahu; obama; waronterror
Full title: Will Congress Investigate Attempt to Derail Bibi? President Obama was issuing a not so subtly veiled threat to the Israeli voters.

Um.. no. They won't. But, we can add this info to the file on Obama voter fraud. He's a natural.

1 posted on 01/23/2013 11:05:51 AM PST by Nachum
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2 posted on 01/23/2013 11:08:03 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

When kosher pigs fly.


3 posted on 01/23/2013 11:11:59 AM PST by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: Nachum

“If what Senor claims is true, and President Obama was attempting to influence the Israeli election, it is possible that it could become the subject of a congressional investigation. “

No, it’s not possible. The whole of congress doesn’t have 2 ballls among all of them. It would, after all, be racist to investigate a president that had won an election in a landslide victory./s


4 posted on 01/23/2013 11:12:47 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Nachum
Obama is a black magician.
5 posted on 01/23/2013 11:17:00 AM PST by Armaggedon
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To: Nachum

We knew it when he said it. This is no surprise. It isn’t even news. For obama this is simply business as usual.


6 posted on 01/23/2013 11:26:31 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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Um.. no. They won't. But, we can add this info to the file on Obama voter fraud. He's a natural.

You are right. There isn't a snow balls chance in hades that there will be any investigation of any sort.

7 posted on 01/23/2013 11:27:33 AM PST by Mark17 (California, where English is a foreign language)
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Close...


8 posted on 01/23/2013 11:29:56 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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“...it is possible that it could become the subject of a congressional investigation.”

Bullcrap! And even if it occurred, the outcome would already be decided, just like Hillary’s testimony today. What a tragedy. We are on a major downward spiral, and nothing will (not “can”) stop it.


9 posted on 01/23/2013 11:33:34 AM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: Nachum

Obama views Netanyahu as a political coward? Now that’s rich.


10 posted on 01/23/2013 11:35:37 AM PST by surrey
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To: Nachum
Goldberg, a centrist liberal Jewish writer...

What in the hell is a 'centrist liberal'?!?

11 posted on 01/23/2013 1:08:15 PM PST by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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NO IT WILL NOT. The US is over. All the leftists get a pass. The other side has no representation that are not cowards of the 1st degree.


12 posted on 01/23/2013 1:14:14 PM PST by dforest
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In the US, the “blue dog” Democrats are centrist liberals. They are often defined as fiscally conservative and socially liberal.


13 posted on 01/23/2013 2:46:46 PM PST by Nero Germanicus
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Yeah sure, John Boehner Boner will get right on this, chomping at the bit he is.
14 posted on 01/23/2013 2:53:10 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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No, there's nothing to investigate, unless there were bribes.

15 posted on 01/23/2013 3:45:26 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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No, there's nothing to investigate, unless there were bribes.

17 posted on 01/23/2013 3:47:23 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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No, there's nothing to investigate, unless there were bribes.

Even if it's not illegal under American law for an American government official to intervene in a democratic election of a foreign government, it is at the least awkward, crude, irresponsible, and counterproductive for an American president to blatantly attempt to affect the outcome of an election in a purportedly allied nation.

Contrast this with Netanyahu's carefully worded statements of neutrality with respect to the American election last year.

18 posted on 01/23/2013 7:05:24 PM PST by justiceseeker93
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BiBi has SO much “Class’.

Unlike SOME pResidents i could mention.


19 posted on 01/23/2013 7:55:00 PM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: dforest
The other side has no representation that are not cowards of the 1st degree.

I would like to know, specifically, what you mean by this comment. I'm not sure at all what it is that you are trying to convey.

20 posted on 01/23/2013 8:10:47 PM PST by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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I am saying that Congress will not investigate anything, our side won’t push investigating anything, including investigating the O admin for meddling in Israeli elections.


21 posted on 01/24/2013 2:53:57 AM PST by dforest
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Gotcha. Thanks.


22 posted on 01/24/2013 9:05:55 AM PST by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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