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White House holds 'deep background' Benghazi briefing
www.politico.com ^ | 5/10/13 1:54 PM EDT | Dylan Byers

Posted on 05/12/2013 6:20:50 AM PDT by Bender2

White House holds 'deep background' Benghazi briefing

by DYLAN BYERS
5/10/13 1:54 PM EDT

The White House held a "deep background" briefing with reporters on Friday afternoon to discuss recent revelations about the Benghazi investigation, sources familiar with the meeting tell POLITICO.

The meeting was conducted on "deep background," according to White House spokesman Josh Earnest, but sources told POLITICO that the existence of the meeting was "off the record." The meeting began around 12:45 p.m. and postponed the daily, on-the-record White House press briefing until mid-afternoon.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: benghazi; coverup; libya; navyseals; sourcetitlenoturl; threatmatrix
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"This is off-the-record, strictly... "deep background" and never to be reported upon or spoken about-- EVER!"
1 posted on 05/12/2013 6:20:50 AM PDT by Bender2
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To: Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; Larry Lucido; ..
Re: This is off-the-record, strictly... "deep background" and never to be reported upon or spoken about-- EVER!

Hummmm, "deep background" they say... but we got the outtakes from the off-the-record one given to CNN--

I am going to turn this over to Jay... so I can have deniability with complete and total immunity--

Okay, here is what you need to do and say... to make this go away?

Now, Jay, can't I just do what I did to Romney in the debates... lie my ass off?

If you have the strength to move all that fat... do just that, Candy.

Can we play... the race card, Jay?

Hell yes, Roland! They are Republicans bringing up these questions... and we always make anything they say racist--

And don't forget to turn anything the Republicans say... as also being anti-gay and lesbian.

Nancy is so right... we have to keep our gay folk in lockstep in putting this Benghazi crap back in the closet.

Oh, Jay! "Benghazi crap back in the closet--" I... just love your gay humor!

Yes, yes, yes! That's funny... so, so funny!

Anderson, Carol, we like to see you laugh. It makes us so happy... to see you happy.

Jay, can I make it seem to speak of Benghazi... a serious medial problem that may cause death or dismemberment?

Good idea, Sanjay! Hit the death part... really hard.

Now, Wolf... what is you question?

Really hard, tee hee! You said... really hard!

Wolf, try to get sober... before you broadcast later today, okay?

Jay, Jay? Can I thrown in some gun control? Like... if our guys in Benghazi didn't have any guns, they would have die quietly and we wouldn't have any problem today.

That is a great point, Piers, but... we are getting our ass kicked on gun control right now, so keep that thought for later this year after Benghazi is swept totally under the rug.

Now finally, you have a question... David?

Yes, Jay, can I tell my MSNBC pals... what CNN is going to say so we can coordinate?

Hey, we are all jerking off the American people... the same way all the time, so sure.

Well, enoy campers... you heard it here--

2 posted on 05/12/2013 6:21:46 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

I’d like to see a list of the ‘reporters’ that were invited to that briefing.


3 posted on 05/12/2013 6:23:53 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Bender2
"The meeting began around 12:45 p.m. and postponed the daily, on-the-record White House press briefing until mid-afternoon."

That's like, what ?
1245-1300 ... get settled in, etc.
1300-1500 ... (2 hrs)

What's "mid afternoon" ?

2 hrs for

deep

background ... um .... talk.

Did he make tee time ?

4 posted on 05/12/2013 6:25:05 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Bender2
This picture, unretouched, tells the whole story:

Image and video hosting by TinyPic

5 posted on 05/12/2013 6:25:12 AM PDT by newheart (The worst thing the Left ever did was to convince the world it was not a religion.)
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To: Gaffer

I bet Fox wasn’t invited.


6 posted on 05/12/2013 6:25:23 AM PDT by chopperman
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To: Bender2

“deep background” translates to cover our collective asses and lie like cheap muslim prayer rugs.


7 posted on 05/12/2013 6:25:57 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Bender2; RummyChick
Here's a better pic. H/t RummyChick

 photo Whitewashing.jpg

8 posted on 05/12/2013 6:26:15 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Bender2

I want to see a list of names, who are these “trusted reporters” that should be public information...


9 posted on 05/12/2013 6:27:03 AM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: Bender2

Funny stuff. And you’re right, “deep background” must be some new euphemism for coordinating the coverup.


10 posted on 05/12/2013 6:27:08 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Bender2

Great Post Bender. One of the best I have seen here in a long time.

You nailed them.


11 posted on 05/12/2013 6:27:25 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Doogle

I think they ran the Spokesboy through a mock press conference.


12 posted on 05/12/2013 6:27:32 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: Bender2; All
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13 posted on 05/12/2013 6:27:38 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Gaffer

“I’d like to see a list of the ‘reporters’ that were invited to that briefing.”

It would look like the credits on a porno flick.


14 posted on 05/12/2013 6:28:06 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Obama is the Chicken Little of politics)
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To: Bender2

Time to open hearings on the articles of impeachment, Bender2.

Now.


15 posted on 05/12/2013 6:31:15 AM PDT by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Bender2

will the house of cards crumble? Its very difficult to continue the lies with so many involved.


16 posted on 05/12/2013 6:36:45 AM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
while people died this is Odungo...
17 posted on 05/12/2013 6:37:16 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Bender2

The fact that Carney (AKA the love child of Doogie Howser and Baghdad Bob) got his arse kicked in the press conference tells me the “deep background” theme did not have its desired effect.


18 posted on 05/12/2013 6:37:40 AM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: Bender2

Excellent post.


19 posted on 05/12/2013 6:39:33 AM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: Bender2

bump


20 posted on 05/12/2013 6:45:33 AM PDT by Popman (Godlessness is always the first step to the concentration camp.)
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To: Sirius Lee

Later this week...comes the deep-deep background brief.

Then by next Saturday....comes the deep-deep-deep background brief.

Then by next week....comes the deep-deep-deep-deep background brief.

Maybe by the next weekend? Yeah...the deep-deep-deep-deep-deep background brief.

Who is the deep-messenger?


21 posted on 05/12/2013 6:46:06 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: chopperman

Any person who thinks himself/herself a “credible ethical journalist” would have indignantly insisted the entire press corps assigned to the White House be present at this ‘collusion meeting’.

It is disgusting and reprehensible. And they (the collective evil ‘they’. Wring their hands and wonder why so many of us are so angry we are ready to take up arms and banish them.


22 posted on 05/12/2013 6:46:24 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Bender2

Bender, mah man, how DID you manage to sneak into the WH press pre-brief like that?


23 posted on 05/12/2013 6:46:55 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Fzob

That is what I was thinking. The press was still to nice to him.

LLS


24 posted on 05/12/2013 6:47:44 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

No, not really. Fluffers don’t get in on the closing credits list.


25 posted on 05/12/2013 6:48:00 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Bender2

26 posted on 05/12/2013 6:48:08 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: LibLieSlayer

to nice=too nice


27 posted on 05/12/2013 6:48:42 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Bender2

TREASON - continuous, pre-meditated, agenda-driven, in-your-face, MEDIA-COMPLICIT, agency-abetted, representative-enabled, ongoing...

R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.

Condolences to your families and to your friends.


28 posted on 05/12/2013 6:54:56 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Bender2

Well they don’t want to lie on the record now do they?


29 posted on 05/12/2013 6:56:16 AM 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: Bender2; All

Nice work Bender. BTTT!


30 posted on 05/12/2013 6:57:10 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Bender2

..”deep background” meeting was held to remind the chosen media members that they TOO are up to their necks in it, since half of the population of America thinks their co-conspirators with the muslim infested WH.


31 posted on 05/12/2013 7:05:27 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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“I’d like to see a list of the ‘reporters’ that were invited to that briefing.”

It would look like the credits on a porno flick.

There are credits on porno flicks?

32 posted on 05/12/2013 7:05:39 AM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: Gaffer

“Any person who thinks himself/herself a “credible ethical journalist” would have indignantly insisted the entire press corps assigned to the White House be present at this ‘collusion meeting’.”

On the plus side, someone divulged that this briefing occurred. Another snowflake in the avalanche.


33 posted on 05/12/2013 7:10:50 AM PDT by Tymesup
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To: Bender2

Outstanding work.

Now, where did we hear of a “Deep (something)” before?


34 posted on 05/12/2013 7:26:09 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: Bender2
"You guys have been great. We all decided it would be better for President Obama's reelection chances to cover-up the Benghazi terrorist attack and State Dept. failures."

"Be strong my friends! This too will pass with your support and dedication to the Obama Administration."

35 posted on 05/12/2013 7:30:09 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

Deep Cover in a press briefing? Sounds like a non sequitor to me.


36 posted on 05/12/2013 7:57:54 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Gaffer
I’d like to see a list of the ‘reporters’ that were invited to that briefing.

Only if...


37 posted on 05/12/2013 8:04:33 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Bender2

LMAO....Well done!!..it could go on forever with every single liberal alive...

how about Hank Johnson explaining away why nobody was allowed in Benghazi to investigate the atrocities..

We were worried Libya would capsize if too many investigators were allowed in that small seaside resort...


38 posted on 05/12/2013 8:08:33 AM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Bender2

The Obama administration treats the press like they are a bunch of monkeys.

“The press is asking some tough questions! What should we do?”

“Throw ‘em a banana.”


39 posted on 05/12/2013 8:10:18 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Bender2
I just watched Juan Williams on Fox.....He should be the new face on the Koolaid pitcher...

All you graphic artists...Have at it!

40 posted on 05/12/2013 8:17:26 AM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Bender2

So, if 14 news organizations with an average of 5 people per attended as “deep cover,” What would that cost in hookers, drugs, botox and Swiss bank account deposits?


41 posted on 05/12/2013 8:21:35 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Bender2

http://www.libertynews.com/2013/05/benghazi-the-biggest-cover-up-scandal-in-u-s-history-was-benghazi-a-cia-gun-running-operation-for-muslim-brotherhood-other-insurgents-fighting-in-syria/#1


42 posted on 05/12/2013 8:41:23 AM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Fzob; Bender2

That deep “throat” meeting is equal to what happened at SCOTUS on January 14,2009 threats where everything and everywhere went MUTE and silent on the NBC issue all the way down from SCOTUS to the SCM!!!


43 posted on 05/12/2013 8:45:17 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: 353FMG; Bender2

I would vote for Retired Admiral James Lyon’s explanation as the most believable scenario that make true sense for a planned “October” surprise!!!


44 posted on 05/12/2013 8:52:35 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: Bender2

A false SHOW AND TELL full of lies.No wonder its “Off the Record.”


45 posted on 05/12/2013 8:52:51 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Bender2

Finally, we have honest reporting and real journalism!!


46 posted on 05/12/2013 8:56:16 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: Candor7; Bender2

That’s what happened on January 14, 2009 when the Chicago-GODFATHER-Thugs-likes, paying a “secret” visit at SCOTUS, whispering something soft in John Robert’s ears, “that IF...if, etc.,” enough that he later caved in on the obamaScare, hello!!!


47 posted on 05/12/2013 9:01:51 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: Bender2
From article::

UPDATE (3:05 p.m.): I asked Earnest to explain the meaning of “deep background,” as defined by the White House, for my readers. He emails:

“Deep background means that the info presented by the briefers can be used in reporting but the briefers can't be quoted.”

UPDATE (3:30 p.m.): White House press secretary Jay Carney addressed the meeting at today's public briefing. He said reporters from 14 news organizations were present, including television, print and online.

____________________________________________________________________________________________

The purpose of this farce is to convince a select group of journalists that they are being given restricted or even classified information that will show that what appears to be unethical or illegal conduct by federal entities is actually actions taken in the furtherance of “national interests.”

48 posted on 05/12/2013 9:02:25 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Bender2

And see, it's not a lie if everybody says it.

49 posted on 05/12/2013 9:13:25 AM PDT by MaxMax (Conservatism needs a re-awakening plan for the American public)
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To: Bender2

Get your latest White House spin here! Deep background meeting of selected members of the press!


50 posted on 05/12/2013 9:16:44 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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