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Rep. Peter King Mulls 2016 Presidential Bid
Newsmax ^ | Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 09:49 PM | John Gizzi

Posted on 07/17/2013 7:40:30 PM PDT by Olog-hai

In a recent political development that could only be called unexpected, Newsmax has learned that Rep. Peter King (R-NY), past chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, is being encouraged by friends in and outside the Empire State to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016.

Several of those friends told us that the popular Republican—who turned 69 in April and is now in his 11th term as congressman from New York’s Third District—has returned the show of support in a presidential bid with a strong maybe.

King, one of the House’s most vocal national security advocates, is said to be concerned about the declining preparedness situation and economic malaise he sees the nation facing after two terms of President Obama. …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: 113th; 2016gopprimary; fakeconservative; ira; king2016; onestruggle; peterking; peterking2016; rop
I have not heard him recant his support of the Irish Republican Army. Absolute “no” to someone who supports the allies of the Islamists on one hand while claiming to be anti-Islamic terror on the other.
1 posted on 07/17/2013 7:40:30 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Bubble boy that started screeching for laws to protect congressmen from their constituents after the Giffords shooting.


2 posted on 07/17/2013 7:42:53 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Olog-hai

I doubt I’d remember to vote that day. Might be painting the walls of the home bathrooms or something.....

I don’t hold that authoritarian creep in very high esteem!


3 posted on 07/17/2013 7:45:57 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Olog-hai

Nice guy.

Not a chance.


4 posted on 07/17/2013 7:47:40 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!)
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To: Olog-hai

Another candidate who will go nowhere.


5 posted on 07/17/2013 7:48:26 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Olog-hai

Is there going to be another presidential election?


6 posted on 07/17/2013 7:49:16 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Olog-hai

There are hundreds of people that run for POTUS every presidential election cycle. All you have to do is register to become an official candidate. Many do, just so they can say they ran for president. I see Peter Kings bid running along these same lines.


7 posted on 07/17/2013 7:52:56 PM PDT by doc1019 (Get our troops the hell out of the ME)
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To: Olog-hai

Give me Trey Gowdy.


8 posted on 07/17/2013 7:55:08 PM PDT by struggle
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To: Olog-hai

Please don’t, Mr. King. You’ll merely divide the primary vote so Jeb can slip through the cracks and become the nominee.


9 posted on 07/17/2013 7:57:15 PM PDT by stilloftyhenight (Proud bitter clinging wacko bird chirper.)
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What a joke. He was too scared to challenge Hillary.


10 posted on 07/17/2013 7:59:57 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Olog-hai

Interesting!


11 posted on 07/17/2013 8:01:50 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: mountn man
Is there going to be another presidential election?

Yes. Hillary must be crowned. Although the crazy left wants that woman Senator from Massachusetts....lol.

12 posted on 07/17/2013 8:03:31 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: Olog-hai
Please. No NYawk ass h*les need apply.
13 posted on 07/17/2013 8:09:54 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Olog-hai

Is he a gun grabber?


14 posted on 07/17/2013 8:15:56 PM PDT by DirtyPigpen (Semper Fi)
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To: Olog-hai

Yep, this is my Congressman. The same guy who castigated fellow Republicans for trying to CUT PORK from the Hurricane Sandy relief bill for Long Island (that was laden with non-Sandy related goodies for such states as Alaska and Maryland).


15 posted on 07/17/2013 8:20:39 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: Olog-hai

That would make the ira exceedingly happy.


16 posted on 07/17/2013 8:29:12 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: stilloftyhenight

The only votes King will get is Rino votes, which would hurt Rino
Jeb Clampett Bush in the primary. I say run King, run.


17 posted on 07/17/2013 8:44:51 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: struggle
I second the nomination. Louie Gohmert as Veep.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

18 posted on 07/17/2013 8:47:34 PM PDT by wku man (Amnesty? No Way, Jose (No Se Puede!) by 10 Pound Test http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsTUQ8yOI2c)
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To: struggle

Gowdy.

He doesn’t see it yet. But it could be his.


19 posted on 07/17/2013 8:51:49 PM PDT by KC Burke (Officially since Memorial Day they are the Gimmie-crat Party.)
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To: Olog-hai
He'd make an excellent presidential candidate on the RAT side. King is pro-life, anti-illegal, and claims to oppose Muslims, but is otherwise a loyal suckup to the Dems.
20 posted on 07/17/2013 9:16:17 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Liz Cheney's family supports gay marriage. Do you?)
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To: Olog-hai

The majority of the States are fed up with politicians from the Northeast and so-called Mid-West areas East of the Mississippi River (IL, PA, etc.).


21 posted on 07/17/2013 10:00:52 PM PDT by octex
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To: Olog-hai

I like his stance against Islamic terrorism but that is probably all I like. Some things I have read and seen from him I can say I disagree. So he is not right for the job. He is from the wrong state too so I doubt he is a rock solid conservative.


22 posted on 07/18/2013 8:08:28 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: DirtyPigpen

I think he is a gun grabber. I thought I read Peter King was in support of Toomey-Manchin.


23 posted on 07/18/2013 8:14:39 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

King is a supporter of the Irish Republican Army, who have been traditional allies with Islamic terrorists. That makes King’s true stance on Islamic terror unknown, and his public stance thereof dishonest, FWICS.


24 posted on 07/18/2013 8:36:36 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Mozilla

Mo, gun grabbers should be locked up.


25 posted on 07/18/2013 8:38:05 AM PDT by DirtyPigpen (Semper Fi)
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To: Olog-hai

Yet another politician who would be turned down for any job that required a security clearance.


26 posted on 07/19/2013 8:08:55 AM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (I remember when a President having an "enemies list" was a scandal. Now, they have a kill list.)
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