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Bob Woodward on threat from White House staff: "...it makes me very uncomfortable to have the
CNN ^ | 2/27/13 | The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,

Posted on 02/27/2013 7:31:23 PM PST by Nachum

Today on CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward told CNN that he has been threatened by White House staff over his budget cut challenge. Highlights from the interview are below; a full transcript will be posted on http://archives.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/sitroom.html.

MANDATORY CREDIT: CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer”

Highlights from Full Interview: THIS IS A RUSH FDCH TRANSCRIPT. IT MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED. BOLDUAN: What do you make of the White House's response to your article?

WOODWARD: Well, I think they're confused. I think they've got this idea. I mean, they put out these long talking points and said, see, even Woodward's book reports that Speaker Boehner said, let's get $600 billion over ten years in revenue in the super committee. That's exactly right. That's not the sequester. And they've said - they have,as you know, I said, get somebody from the White House here, and we'll debate.

BLITZER: We invited the White House to send someone here, to debate this issue with you, and they declined.

WOODWARD: Why? Why? Because it's irrefutable; that's exactly what happened. I'm not saying this is a moving of the goalposts that was some criminal act or something like that, I'm just saying, that's –

BLITZER: But it's getting pretty nasty. Take us behind the scenes a little bit. The allegations being hurled against you right now.

WOODWARD: Well, I mean –

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Full title: Bob Woodward on threat from White House staff: "...it makes me very uncomfortable to have the White House telling reporters, you're going to regret doing something that you believe in"

The White House is turning psychotic

1 posted on 02/27/2013 7:31:35 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Bump
Gene Sperling


2 posted on 02/27/2013 7:33:42 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: Nachum
The White House is turning psychotic

Obamas psychotic behavior began a long time ago. It takes bob wooda coulda shouldaz to make me believe it now? Actually, I used to care. I take a pill for that now.

3 posted on 02/27/2013 7:36:48 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Jet Jaguar

“The White House is turning psychotic”
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TURNING psychotic?
Obozo has been psychotic from the day he was born.


4 posted on 02/27/2013 7:38:37 PM PST by AlexW
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To: Nachum

Sperling doesn’t issue the threat without the big guy’s knowledge, if not approval.


5 posted on 02/27/2013 7:38:37 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The Night Chicago Died

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-L0NpaErkk

The list, Ping

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6 posted on 02/27/2013 7:39:09 PM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM TOTALITARIANS??????? you USELESS propagandist POS. Sponge Bob has more cred.


7 posted on 02/27/2013 7:42:28 PM PST by PGalt
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To: Nachum

they’re not getting my guns


8 posted on 02/27/2013 7:45:24 PM PST by dontreadthis
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To: Nachum

Off topic, but I clicked the link and one feature was Amanpour in Rome. That woman is NOT aging well.


9 posted on 02/27/2013 7:47:27 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Nachum

I think even some democrats are starting to get nervous, but yet will take awhile before they react.
The news organizations will turn before they do.
Woodward.....30 day left.


10 posted on 02/27/2013 7:49:32 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Jet Jaguar
Heard on Twitter:

James O'Keefe ‏@JamesOKeefeIII

We can wonder about Woodward being threatened by top govt officials, or I can just write a book about the last three years of my life.

11 posted on 02/27/2013 7:50:04 PM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: EDINVA

” one feature was Amanpour in Rome. That woman is NOT aging well.”

I saw her y’day and said the same thing.

Her ‘stash still looks well groomed though.


12 posted on 02/27/2013 7:52:11 PM PST by chooseascreennamepat (It only takes one to start hostilities. It takes two to agree to end them.)
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To: Nachum

Ever so slowly, the media is beginning to realize that there is a monster in the White House.


13 posted on 02/27/2013 7:52:34 PM PST by patriotsblood
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To: EDINVA

We all get old.

She was detestable before that.


14 posted on 02/27/2013 7:54:09 PM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Looks like Woodward might have the balls to send the rest of the media in search of their own. We’ll see.

In any case this White House does not have a clue about how to handle a truly inquisitive, persistent press corps. If in their ham-handedness the WH pushes the press into hostility it is going to get interesting ... and people might just start to read and listen to the media again.


15 posted on 02/27/2013 7:55:02 PM PST by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: Nachum

Heh! God bless James and the crew. I pray for his, and his crew’s, safety. We are living in incredibly dangerous times.


16 posted on 02/27/2013 7:56:09 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Nachum

Let’ just say she would never have been hired by Fox ;)


17 posted on 02/27/2013 7:56:50 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Nachum
Just because his father deserted him while a baby, and his mother sent him away to be raised by someone else, he feels he has to strike out at everybody, and everything and destroy our USA.
18 posted on 02/27/2013 7:57:12 PM PST by timestax (AMERICAN MEDIA= DOMESTIC ENEMY)
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To: Belteshazzar

Looks like Woodward might have the balls to send the rest of the media in search of their own. We’ll see.
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I always have hope.......but I am soooooo cynical. The media is ‘bought and paid for’. Like a bunch of whores.


19 posted on 02/27/2013 7:58:46 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Nachum
But Woodward has GRAVITAS. His role in bringing down Nixon will stand him in good stead with the People. I HOPE the White Hut goes after Woodward. He could show the sniveling sycophants in the rest of the Media the importance of the truth.
20 posted on 02/27/2013 7:59:14 PM PST by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: originalbuckeye
I HOPE the White Hut goes after Woodward. He could show the sniveling sycophants in the rest of the Media the importance of the truth.

You wait. They will attack Woodward in a creative way. They will roast him on MSNBC. He will get in a shouting match with Bob Beckel or some other sycophant. TMZ will get a picture of him in his underwear. He'll be a tax cheat. He's suffering from senile dementia. He's takes prozak. He's an an alchoholic. He hooked on Benadryl. His mother wears army boots. His brother had an affair with his school teacher. He went AWOL in the Korean war. He never paid his parking tickets.

Barring that, he will get sued. For something. Anything.

21 posted on 02/27/2013 8:05:25 PM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Let’s put the seriousness of this in perspective. A senior WH official (obviously with the president’s full knowledge) threatened the journalist who took down Nixon. “You will regret doing this.”

These Chicago thugs aren’t afraid of anyone. If the boot-lickers in the media do not wake up and band together over this, there will be nothing stopping Obama.


22 posted on 02/27/2013 8:07:54 PM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind.)
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To: Nachum

Indeed. The Mafia we’ve come to know over the past thirty or forty years was pretty ruthless, yet they had a few rules of honor, or at least practicality. One of them was that you don’t put a hit on the judge of your trial. The Obama regime apparently considers that level of discretion to be bad for business.


23 posted on 02/27/2013 8:08:06 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: dontreadthis

They might get mine, but I’ll get quite a few of them before they do.


24 posted on 02/27/2013 8:09:54 PM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind.)
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To: patriotsblood

That I donot believe.


25 posted on 02/27/2013 8:23:12 PM PST by sport
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

“I always have hope.......but I am soooooo cynical. The media is ‘bought and paid for’. Like a bunch of whores.”

I with you on the cynicism. However, even whores get testy when they are not paid. Just ask Bob Menendez. Obama has not been paying the press with much lately, not in access, not in time, and certainly not in respect.


26 posted on 02/27/2013 8:24:13 PM PST by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: Belteshazzar

Yet the media owners pay him handsomely in election donations.


27 posted on 02/27/2013 8:45:44 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: timestax

You are way oversimplfying it...he is EVIL...born EVIL...raised EVIL...HE IS EVIL...


28 posted on 02/27/2013 8:46:15 PM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: Nachum

They have always been psychotic.


29 posted on 02/27/2013 8:46:56 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Nachum

Whether true or not in the Hollywood version, FReepers of a certain age will remember getting chills during the most suspenseful moment in the Watergate movie when Woodward and Bernstein are warned by Deep Throat that their lives might be in danger.

This incident brings back memories and Woodward looks like he is confronting Barry head-on!


30 posted on 02/27/2013 8:48:54 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: Nachum

Please don’t call me a conspirator but I wonder if Breibart got one of these calls and never told anyone.
I wonder if that’s why congress and the house are so silent.
I wonder about all the jopurnalists that might try a scoop but turned down by editors or snubbed or relegated to the mail room or let go.
This has become a one party nation real fast.
Obama is coming in for the kill.
I mean we knew it all along but this guy must have run away syphilis or some horrid brain disease ala Soros to have so much hatred he forces his “subjects” to keep paying more taxes or the soldiers will starve and the illegals and murders will be let out and he’ll allow his good friend Farrakhan to hire Treyvon-like gangsters to keep us in line as they use their illegal weapons as he tries to take the legal one...oh i must stop.
EVIL!!!!


31 posted on 02/27/2013 8:49:32 PM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28- 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: Nachum
The regime is dropping the mask and taking off the gloves. They aren't psychotic, just totalitarian psychopaths.
32 posted on 02/27/2013 9:00:03 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: patriotsblood

They have known a long time but still don’t care. it is all about their agenda and making it happen. They don’t care about responsibility or the country.

Don’t get your hopes up for the emperor being exposed by the press.


33 posted on 02/27/2013 9:04:38 PM PST by Sequoyah101
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To: Nachum

Dear Bob Woodward - see Donald Young, openly gay choir director at Chicago Trnity “church” - oh wait, you can’t ......... he’s dead.


34 posted on 02/27/2013 9:07:17 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Belteshazzar
"Obama has not been paying the press with much lately, not in access, not in time, and certainly not in respect."

And why should Obama give one ounce of respect to the American "news" media. The media has been genuflecting and kissing Obama's ass these last four years; they have covered for him, lied for him, distorted the news for him, protected him, worshiped him and brainwashed millions of Americans for him. Obama is treating the obsequious American media with the contempt it deserves.

Like an abused wife blindly in love with an abusing, cheating husband the American so called "news" media will always crawl back for another kick in the teeth from their beloved Obama and his Democrats. The MSM really are the deluded true believers. And Obama knows it.

35 posted on 02/27/2013 9:42:12 PM PST by StormEye
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To: Nachum; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

Robert Redford, whom Woodward played in the movie, publishes a book every 18 months or so. The name of the aide will be in Robert’s next book, be patient, and be prepared to pay for that piece of info.


36 posted on 02/27/2013 9:48:56 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Nachum

She was born detestable. We all know older women and men - MUCH older than Amanpour - who are very attractive. Generally those are people whose ‘outside matches the inside.’ Wasn’t it Churchill who said we’re responsible for what we look like after 40?


37 posted on 02/27/2013 9:59:41 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: originalbuckeye

“The People” have no idea who Bob Woodward is. Even if they listened to him, he is so incoherent in this interview they would have no idea what the sequester dispute is about.

The rest of the media has the reportig technique right. Just talk about the sky falling and people will listen. Then blame it on Republicans. That’s a big lie the people can understand when it gets repeated enough.


38 posted on 02/27/2013 10:21:41 PM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: patriotsblood

Funny thing is the “monster in the White House” was created
and nutured BY the media. Forget the movie. It was filmed
already in the 1930s and starred Boris Karloff as Obama.....


39 posted on 02/27/2013 11:04:37 PM PST by Sivad (Nor Cal Red Turf)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

“These Chicago thugs aren’t afraid of anyone. If the boot-lickers in the media do not wake up and band together over this, there will be nothing stopping Obama.”

Correct. They did when Jarrett went after Fox and tried to exclude them from the White House press corps, so we can hope. This situation where the president and “all the president’s men” lie all day every day with impunity can’t be more serious.

Barry can’t get his agenda through if the Dems don’t retake the House and pick up more senate seats in 2014 and they can’t do that if Barry can’t deflect all blame for the coming disasters onto the GOP unimpeded by truthful journalists like Woodward. Barry wants to run the table. His arrogance is amazing and will be his downfall.


40 posted on 02/27/2013 11:09:33 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: timestax
It's a love-hate thang with obozo. He was deserted by his father, yet he writes lovingly about his father. Love-Hate.
His mother pawned him off to be raised by grandparents..he speaks disrespectfully about his grandmother, and lovingly about his mother. Love-Hate. Oboma is mental, don't’ know the exact wording of his diagnosis, but he IS mental.
41 posted on 02/28/2013 2:09:12 AM PST by itssme
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To: Nachum
All in a days work for our radical neo-communists....what is so surprising....?

Alinksy tactics on display....
42 posted on 02/28/2013 2:48:35 AM PST by PigRigger (Donate to http://www.AdoptAPlatoon.org - The Troops have our front covered, let's guard their backs!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Nachum.
Bob Woodward on threat from White House staff: "...it makes me very uncomfortable to have the White House telling reporters, you're going to regret doing something that you believe in"
"We critical people are always being criticized." -- Lucy Van Pelt


43 posted on 02/28/2013 3:43:21 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Seizethecarp

That was exactly the incident I was thinking about. They saw the inherent danger of the attack on Fox. I’m not seeing Woodward get much support though. So it doesn’t look good.


44 posted on 02/28/2013 4:46:21 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind.)
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To: Nachum
The thought that Woodward will keep on going after the regime and the commie former journslists at nbc,cbs,abc, will stick with there guy is so funny my stomach hurts from laughing so much. All these guys are socialists/communists at best. Zero is the thrill down their leg dream come true. The thought they would go against him is delirious at best four out side.
45 posted on 02/28/2013 5:14:25 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Nachum
And I'm still having a difficult time buying ammo.

5.56mm

46 posted on 02/28/2013 6:03:37 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: Nachum

This makes me uncomfortable too. I don’t understand why all these libs keep coming out against Obama? From the beginning of time they have only wanted one party or at least their leaders have. I also don’t believe it is solely Hillary. She takes orders. That has been proven.


47 posted on 02/28/2013 7:56:03 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: StormEye

The media could, and I think will, turn on hussein because they have the power. Not him.


48 posted on 02/28/2013 7:57:19 AM PST by onedoug
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To: StormEye

I have no disagreement with your new analogy. It is basically true. However, as with the previous analogy, that of whores complaining when they are not paid, abused housewives occasionally decide that they have had it, and either leave or take matters into their own hands. Barack may just show up in the Oval Office one day, wife-beater undershirt on, cigarette in mouth, beer in one hand, and looking for someone to blame for his latest excess, and the little wifey - read mainstream media - isn’t there with blackened eye and dutiful look to satisfy him.

Again, we’ll see.


49 posted on 02/28/2013 9:01:55 AM PST by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: itssme
It's a love-hate thang with obozo. He was deserted by his father, yet he writes lovingly about his father. Love-Hate. His mother pawned him off to be raised by grandparents..he speaks disrespectfully about his grandmother, and lovingly about his mother. Love-Hate. Oboma is mental, don't’ know the exact wording of his diagnosis, but he IS mental.

No doubt about it. He is definitely mental.

50 posted on 02/28/2013 9:53:36 AM PST by timestax (AMERICAN MEDIA= DOMESTIC ENEMY)
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