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Obama Convenes National Security Team, Legal Questions Surface After Bombing Arrest
ABC News ^ | April 20, 2013 | Matthew Larotonda

Posted on 04/20/2013 6:13:41 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

President Obama and his national security team met today in the wake of the dramatic arrest Friday night of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect of the terror attack at the Boston Marathon.

The weekend meeting lasted 90 minutes and was attended by FBI Director Robert Mueller, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, CIA director John Brennan, Attorney General Eric Holder, and other members of the National Security Council, according to a White House statement.

Vice President Joe Biden joined the Situation Room session via teleconference; Biden traveled to Detroit today for an evening fundraiser for the Michigan Democratic Party.

“The President commended the work that was done to pursue justice in the Boston Marathon bombing, and underscored the need to continue gathering intelligence to answer the remaining questions about this terrorist attack going forward,” the White House statement said.

Federal authorities tell ABC News they are planning to invoke a “public safety exception” with Tsarnaev, which allows for them to engage the naturalized U.S. citizen in limited interrogations when there is a threat of danger to the public, without him being read his Miranda rights.

But as the president met with his council today some Republican lawmakers urged the Obama administration to label Tsarnaev an “enemy combatant” as well, a legal status that would put him under the purview of a military commission, rather than a civilian court....

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bostonbombing; fastandfurious2; fatfurious2; glennbeck; islam; jihad; marathonbombing; mirandawarning; obama; saudinational; tsarnaev; wot
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1 posted on 04/20/2013 6:13:41 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

First time he has met them?


2 posted on 04/20/2013 6:15:51 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They gotta get the saudi out.


3 posted on 04/20/2013 6:15:56 PM PDT by mirkwood (Turn off the tv and read.)
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To: mirkwood

National Security Team the Brotherhood 6!


4 posted on 04/20/2013 6:17:20 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: mirkwood

National Security Team the Brotherhood 6!


5 posted on 04/20/2013 6:17:20 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Alternate title: “Obama huddles with propaganda team to spin his way out of AIDING/ABETTING THE SAUDI STUDENT, ALLEGEDLY AN AL-QAEDA OPERATIVE, by trying to deport the guy in a hurry before the investigation officially places Student at scene of Boston Marathon bombing.”


6 posted on 04/20/2013 6:23:27 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Federal authorities tell ABC News they are planning to invoke a “public safety exception”

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Public Safety Exception

7 posted on 04/20/2013 6:26:52 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wonder if he is afraid of Glen Becks promise to go public over background of original “person of interest”, the Saudi national reportedly from Royal Family.


8 posted on 04/20/2013 6:27:44 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The first priority of Obama is: “ How can we get them to the DNC safe house in Dagistan?”


9 posted on 04/20/2013 6:27:56 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: Venturer

I’d say a lot of legal questions are going to come up on Moday if that deportation order on the Saudi kid actually does say he is linked to the Boston bombing.


10 posted on 04/20/2013 6:28:16 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: mirkwood

Yep, and Beck has promised to go public on Tuesday.


11 posted on 04/20/2013 6:28:34 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Please, if anybody believes that BB (Bath-house Barry) was sitting in that meeting thinking of anything other than what can he do to help his muslim brotherhood dodge this bullet, I gotta bridge I would like to sell you. Duuh, he has a track record! Nidal Hassan’s a “work place violence” deal. The Arkansas soldier was not a terrorist, and so on.

One bullet he could be worried about is somehow someway some patriots out in the hinterland somewhere put a halt to the 200 plus tanks the sob gave his pals.

One thing is for sure, in my mind, and that is that he does not have the American Citizen at heart in this meeting, or ever.


12 posted on 04/20/2013 6:29:26 PM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If the Obama government issued a report that the sun will rise in the east tomorrow morning I wouldn’t believe a word of it.


13 posted on 04/20/2013 6:29:31 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Makes me nervous, they are getting fast and loose.
I don’t like them being so freewheeling with the
structure of our laws.
They and that includes everyone up there in Washington
are changing the definitions of too many words.
And as someone once said, “Words have meanings.”
Rather like when they issue new currency, things
just are not the same...


14 posted on 04/20/2013 6:30:31 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama Convenes National Bureaucrats. Let the games begin. Thanks to citizens, citizen journalists and boots on the ground.

FUBO


15 posted on 04/20/2013 6:30:59 PM PDT by PGalt
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But as the president met with his council today some Republican lawmakers urged the Obama administration to label Tsarnaev an “enemy combatant” as well, a legal status that would put him under the purview of a military commission, rather than a civilian court...

Tsarnaev = "enemy combatant" today

Tea Party = "enemy combatant" tomorrow

16 posted on 04/20/2013 6:31:39 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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But as the president met with his council today some Republican lawmakers urged the Obama administration to label Tsarnaev an “enemy combatant” as well, a legal status that would put him under the purview of a military commission, rather than a civilian court....
I've about had a belly-full of "some Republican lawmakers".
17 posted on 04/20/2013 6:31:48 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: smoothsailing
You know how you can tell that pic was a staged photo op? President Jarrett isn't in the big chair and Obama isn't on the golf course.
18 posted on 04/20/2013 6:32:21 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Vice President Joe Biden joined the Situation Room session via teleconference

Well, that's good! They'd never be able to work this out without Biden's legal expertise and wisdom.

19 posted on 04/20/2013 6:33:20 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That's the same room and table he used for the Jobs Council photo ops.

Remember the Jobs Council?

any one?

20 posted on 04/20/2013 6:33:56 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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But Mr. President....You said terrorism was no more.

These aren't terrorists, Obama said. These are boys that are misdirected. They're like my sons.

Sorry...I said it before and I'll say it again...."I will side with....

21 posted on 04/20/2013 6:34:29 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They’ve got to make up a new word/term because Obama and Holder said no more to the Bush “enemy combatant” term.

It’s really ridiculous, it seems laws and rules get made up as they go.

That isn’t rule of law, is it?

We are no longer a nation of laws, it becomes more obvious everyday.


22 posted on 04/20/2013 6:36:08 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ø Convenes National Security Circle Jerk Team


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23 posted on 04/20/2013 6:36:12 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well that settles it. The National Security Team has been assembled. I feel sooooooooo much safer now.


24 posted on 04/20/2013 6:36:27 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Wonder if he is afraid of Glen Becks promise to go public over background of original “person of interest”, the Saudi national reportedly from Royal Family.


If Glen has something, he was stupid to give them advance notice.

Just do it, Glen.


25 posted on 04/20/2013 6:38:36 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Texas Fossil
Wonder if he is afraid of Glen Becks promise to go public over background of original “person of interest”, the Saudi national reportedly from Royal Family.

Winner Winner, Chicken Diner... My guess what Glenn has got is as big as "Monica" was to Drudge on that day in 1998...

26 posted on 04/20/2013 6:39:35 PM PDT by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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27 posted on 04/20/2013 6:40:19 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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damage control team


28 posted on 04/20/2013 6:40:20 PM PDT by Prolixus (Summum ius summa inuria.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

29 posted on 04/20/2013 6:41:58 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: liberalh8ter

Exactly! :o)


30 posted on 04/20/2013 6:42:04 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Prolixus

damage control team


Exactly!


31 posted on 04/20/2013 6:42:07 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: taildragger

Hope you are right. I have been waiting for years for the “right people” to decide to turn over the rock where Obozo’s “real past” is hidden.

Ohhh OHHHH what a can of worms. Pandora’s box.


32 posted on 04/20/2013 6:44:17 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“In the wake of”.....another phrase I’d like to see banned.


33 posted on 04/20/2013 6:45:44 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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Hamas-CAIR declares Americans Will Remain Subdued in Face of Boston Jihad Bombing (and they will see to it)

That is exactly what they are saying. Why would we remain "united" with killers and their enablers? Hamas in America (CAIR) has infiltrated the hallowed corridors of American power with money, media and men, but they have not co-opted the American people. We will not go quietly into the night.

They pay lip service and "condemn" the attack, but they promote and advance the very ideology behind the attacks. Why isn't CAIR condemning the ideology that commands mass murder, ethnic cleansing, Islamic Jew-hatred, gender apartheid, creed apartheid? Because they support it.

Their concern is imaginary "anti-Muslim backlash." Our people are killed and they are concerned with anti-jihad backlash. If only.

Look at the groups represented: all Muslim Brotherhood groups whose stated goal is to install a universal caliphate.

CAIR: Americans Will Remain United in Face of Boston Terror Development CAIR Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/19/13) -- Representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today joined other leaders from the national and Washington-area Muslim community at a news conference in Washington, D.C., to state that Americans will remain united in face of developments in the Boston Marathon bombings that include the naming of suspects who are reportedly Muslim.
SEE: U.S. Muslim Leaders Condemn Boston Terror Attack (USA Today)
Local, National Muslim Groups Condemn Bombings
Organizations represented at the news conference included: (In alphabetical order.)
  • Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
  • Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA)
  • Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)
  • Masjid Muhammad (Washington, D.C.)
  • Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)
CAIR is urging Muslim individuals and Islamic institutions to review advice on security procedures contained in its "Muslim Community Safety Kit."
CAIR: U.S. Muslims Mobilize to Prevent Boston Backlash

34 posted on 04/20/2013 6:46:40 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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But as the president met with his council today some Republican lawmakers urged the Obama administration to label Tsarnaev an “enemy combatant” as well, a legal status that would put him under the purview of a military commission, rather than a civilian court...

So nice of the Republican Party to recommend that Obama establish a precedent by which he can deprive US citizens of their Constitutional rights placing them under military law.

35 posted on 04/20/2013 6:46:41 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: tomkat

That is a term I used a lot lately. I was in the car last light with my wife when the press conference was on. She got made at me when I used a double hand motion along with the phrase. Of course, it was pouring rain and we were going done the highway at 75.


36 posted on 04/20/2013 6:54:04 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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“The shortsighted and politically motivated policies of the United States and its allies directly allowed these mujahedin and terrorist-related entities to establish a foothold in the region–just as with the progenitors of the Taliban a decade earlier in Afghanistan.

Since then, the proliferation of foreign-funded fundamentalist groups has challenged the power and legitimacy of traditional Balkan Muslim communities in unprecedented and often violent ways. Well-funded groups like the Saudi-backed Wahabbis continue to exploit internal schisms within local communities, while the international administrations in Bosnia and Kosovo have actually strengthened the grip of local mafia groups–business partners of terrorists.

Worst of all, the Western peacekeepers’ chronic “don’t rock the boat” mentality has allowed extremist groups to operate unchallenged. Nevertheless, regional demographic and cultural trends, coinciding with an increasingly hostile attitude in the larger Muslim world over Western military actions and perceived symbolic provocations, indicate that the lawless Balkans will become increasingly valuable as a strategic base for Islamic radicals over the next two decades. Utilizing the post-al-Qaeda tactics of a decentralized jihad carried out through small, independent cells (“leaderless resistance”) while seeking to fundamentally and violently remold Muslim societies, such Balkan-based extremists pose a unique and tangible threat to Western security.”

http://chrisdeliso.com/books/the-coming-balkan-caliphate-the-threat-of-radical-islam-to-europe-and-the-west/


37 posted on 04/20/2013 6:58:56 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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38 posted on 04/20/2013 6:59:49 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Carry_Okie

So nice of the Republican Party to recommend that Obama establish a precedent by which he can deprive US citizens of their Constitutional rights placing them under military law.


That’s right. Any gun owner could fall under that.


39 posted on 04/20/2013 7:00:01 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: laplata

I can just see the Lindsay, McCain, Rubio troika in that picture.


40 posted on 04/20/2013 7:02:51 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

DoJ AG Holder was appointed by a usurper. Any defendant who objects to a prosecutor appointed by a usurper before trial will have the objection sustained because the appointment violated the Appointments Clause of the Constitution.

The bombing suspect will have to be charged in state court with a state prosecutor.


41 posted on 04/20/2013 7:03:13 PM PDT by SvenMagnussen (1983 ... the year Obama became a naturalized U.S. citizen.)
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To: Vermont Lt
Seriously, what is it with women takin' the smaaaaaallest thing and . . .

lol

42 posted on 04/20/2013 7:03:17 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“the Obama White House intends, at least in part, to make ourselves to blame for what happened in Boston – in order to deflect real blame away from the administration.”


43 posted on 04/20/2013 7:03:21 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: SvenMagnussen

Ironic part is Holder’s first judicial appointment was by Reagan....


44 posted on 04/20/2013 7:05:13 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama’s Muslim Brotherhood team.


45 posted on 04/20/2013 7:06:46 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Carry_Okie

I can just see the Lindsay, McCain, Rubio troika in that picture.


For sure. Lindsay is a reserve JAG officer, too.

Rubio is a devious punk who wants to go places.


46 posted on 04/20/2013 7:17:27 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This thing called a “colossal intelligence failure” on the Kudlow a few minutes ago, I forgot the guest’s name. “You blame the FBI?” “No, I blame the administration” for restraining the FBI.

As you know, Kudlow is not a wackadoodle, he’s conservative, as in very cautious, as well as conservative in his view point, at least in most areas. I wish he HAD run against Shumer.


47 posted on 04/20/2013 7:26:31 PM PDT by cookcounty
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"If Glen has something, he was stupid to give them advance notice.

Just do it, Glen.

Glen is about ratings and that means he needs a couple days to gin up the audience. "Mo' talk, mo' dough."

48 posted on 04/20/2013 7:32:01 PM PDT by cookcounty
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To: combat_boots

Why doesn’t CAIR send missionaries to Mecca to explain to their lost brothers the true way of peace??? Are they chicken? Afraid to be shaheeds for the truth?


49 posted on 04/20/2013 7:35:44 PM PDT by cookcounty
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To: NoLibZone

I didn’t see Jay-Z and Beatch in there.


50 posted on 04/20/2013 7:42:48 PM PDT by DeWalt
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