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Why Did Obama Hire a Top Criminal Attorney for WH Counsel?(With Former Clinton Scandal Lawyer)
White House Dossier ^ | April 22, 2014, 5:31 pm | Keith Koffler

Posted on 04/22/2014 6:04:29 PM PDT by Red Steel

If I suddenly told you I was hiring Johnny Cochran to be my attorney, you’d think – well, first of all, you’d think it was peculiar, since Johnny Cochran is dead. Maybe I’m looking to save some money. But, assuming I mean the metaphorical Johnny Cochran, you’d be pretty sure I’m in some kind of really serious trouble.

Or if your wife mentioned she had hired a lawyer, and you found out the attorney specializes in . . . divorce. You’d probably start checking some apartment listings.

Which brings us to the strange case of President Obama’s decision to hire Neil Eggleston to be his new White House Counsel.

Eggleston is the kind of guy you go to when someone tells you, “time to lawyer up.” He’s a veteran at cleaning up ethics messes for politicians, most notably Bill Clinton, whom he aided during the Whitewater probes and the Monica Lewinsky affair, double entendre intended.

But that’s not nearly all. He represented Rahm Emanuel during the scandal surrounding former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, as well as Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) and George W. Bush political director Sara Taylor when scandals touched them, Clinton Cabinet members Federico Pena and Alexis Herman during corruption probes, and various business people involved in “complex criminal investigations” according to the New York Times.

Which begs and pleads the question, is Obama looking for more protection for the White House from the various GOP congressional probes, or is he aware of the possibility that something much, much worse could break?


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: arpaio; billclinton; lawyeringup; naturalborncitizen; neileggleston; obama; zullo

1 posted on 04/22/2014 6:04:29 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

Hold on, let me say a prayer......


2 posted on 04/22/2014 6:06:39 PM PDT by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: Red Steel
Im as pure as the driven snow FOLKS...nothin to see hear, Honest!


3 posted on 04/22/2014 6:06:58 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: All

ridiculous, hilarious, ludicrous......preposterous


4 posted on 04/22/2014 6:17:30 PM PDT by willywill
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Because he is looking into the best interests of those bitter clingers and bible thumpers, you son of a silly person! I blow my nose at you! LOL (Monty Python... if you aren’t the geeky typsa)


5 posted on 04/22/2014 6:19:26 PM PDT by Klemper
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To: Red Steel
Which begs and pleads the question, is Obama looking for more protection for the White House from the various GOP congressional probes, or is he aware of the possibility that something much, much worse could break?

These two are not mutually exclusive.

6 posted on 04/22/2014 6:19:29 PM PDT by randita
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To: Red Steel

Criminal Lawyer or a “Criminal” Lawyer?

Better Call Saul.


7 posted on 04/22/2014 6:20:06 PM PDT by Antihero101607
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To: Red Steel

With the media and the DemocRATS in congress willing to march off a cliff to protect this scumbag, nothing is going to happen.

With the Republican party more concerned with amnesty for 30 million illegal Mexicans than the daily criminal acts of a President and his Attorney General, who in their right mind thinks anything resembling justice is going to occur???

The GOPe will stand by doing nothing while Storm Troopers from any one of a dozen Federal agencies assault Americans and confiscate their property for violating regulations that are NOT even laws, written by unelected bureaucrats.


8 posted on 04/22/2014 6:20:23 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: All

He is calling his Pawns to stand before him, to defend his actions. Poor guys/gals.


9 posted on 04/22/2014 6:21:29 PM PDT by Klemper
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To: Red Steel

They’re worried the Senate will be lost and that will remove some blocks for Republicans.


10 posted on 04/22/2014 6:24:33 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: All

They cling bitterly to their Socialist/Marxist ideals like the hammer and sickle, and their almighty goddess, mother gaia


11 posted on 04/22/2014 6:24:36 PM PDT by Klemper
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To: Red Steel
first of all, you’d think it was peculiar, since Johnny Cochran is dead.

Ah, but he still voted in the last election...

12 posted on 04/22/2014 6:26:12 PM PDT by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: Red Steel

may Almighty God remove him, and deal with him accordingly here, and after here.

there, i prayed for president mom jeans.


13 posted on 04/22/2014 6:29:59 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Red Steel

Let’s see, could it be fraud, fraud, and more fraud by the world class phony who is the biggest con artist and fraudster in the history of the world. Could it be he senses the CCP is about to end his charade. True to form, he wants to stick the taxpayers with his defense tab. He might also need a good immigration lawyer.


14 posted on 04/22/2014 6:31:27 PM PDT by iontheball
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To: iontheball

You’re getting warm ball. ;-)


15 posted on 04/22/2014 6:46:19 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

Getting ready to announce he’s running in 2016


16 posted on 04/22/2014 6:51:49 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Red Steel

Sheriff Joe. Where are you?


17 posted on 04/22/2014 6:51:50 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Red Steel

All they need to do is delay criminal charges until the next President pardons the LIAR in chief.


18 posted on 04/22/2014 7:00:20 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Red Steel

simple... because criminals need criminal attorneys.


19 posted on 04/22/2014 7:00:40 PM PDT by oldenuff2no (Citizen.)
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To: Red Steel

Lawyers like this succeed by corrupt means. They never lose and that’s not right.


20 posted on 04/22/2014 7:06:13 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Red Steel

I would too....

if it was coming out that I was providing aid, comfort, and supplies to the enemy that led to the deaths of American personnel, including one ambassador

it’s time for him to rot in prison


21 posted on 04/22/2014 7:14:13 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Red Steel
He probably was a bit worried that someone--anyone--would object strenuously to his shredding of the Constitution and making himself monarch.

He should have saved his money, as the opposition is too busy opposing the Tea Party and hiding from MSM.

Oh wait! My bad! He didn't have to save his money, it's ours.

vaudine

22 posted on 04/22/2014 7:16:47 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: molson209

UGH makes me ill just to think about that.


23 posted on 04/22/2014 8:02:47 PM PDT by funfan
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To: iontheball; little jeremiah
...True to form, he wants to stick the taxpayers with his defense tab. He might also need a good immigration lawyer.

When Humpty Dumpty falls off the wall, all the kings horses and all the kings men won't be able to put him back together again.

24 posted on 04/22/2014 11:13:41 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Not a smidgen!


25 posted on 04/22/2014 11:18:22 PM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: Red Steel

How many meetings again was it the head of the IRS had at the White House?


26 posted on 04/22/2014 11:21:27 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


27 posted on 04/22/2014 11:24:10 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

To that I say AMEN!


28 posted on 04/22/2014 11:53:12 PM PDT by itssme
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To: Nachum

Two words:

Arpaio and Zullo.


29 posted on 04/22/2014 11:55:13 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: 9YearLurker

“How many meetings again was it the head of the IRS had at the White House?”

I believe it was over 200. But we were assured by the man himself that it was for Easter eggs rolls and social Tea and Crumpet gatherings.


30 posted on 04/23/2014 4:13:55 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Red Steel

This isn’t as much fun as hoping Obama has specific troubles in mind, but this guy is a natural pick. He already is part of the criminal cabal, knows many of its secrets, and has a track record of keeping them. Bringing him into the administration seals his lips and prevents others from using him. It does reveal that Obama expects the Dems to loose the Senate and for the post-election Republicans to get some backbone (and replace its Big Government leadership).


31 posted on 04/23/2014 6:13:16 AM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: Cen-Tejas

Rumor has it that Barry heard the term “Lawyerin Up” and thought it had a nice rung to it...


32 posted on 04/23/2014 6:34:18 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Red Steel

The writer is correct to ask such questions. Too bad the mainstream media isn’t doing its job, and is ignoring this. Thanks for posting it.


33 posted on 04/23/2014 7:48:26 AM PDT by grundle
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Your abject defeatism is duly noted.

Wars are lost with such attitudes.


34 posted on 04/23/2014 8:28:12 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

acknowledging that the media is going to cover for him in addition to realizing that the Democrats will defend him to the death is not the defeatism. When the s*** hits the fan I will do my part I’m doing my part now. Believing that the media can somehow be changed or that the Democrats will somehow develop a sense of shame and honor is extremely unrealistic and self-defeating because you’re hoping for something to happen it will not happen. We need to rely on ourselves and we need to fight in every way we can. But I don’t believe in fairies and I don’t believe in Pixie Dust.


35 posted on 04/23/2014 8:38:46 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Your feeble excuses for your abject defeatism are duly noted, along with your unwarranted scorn for anyone not sharing your abject defeatism.


36 posted on 04/23/2014 9:16:52 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

Grow up. Deal with the real world.


37 posted on 04/23/2014 9:22:44 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Is that a “Reggie Bar” between his cheek and gum??


38 posted on 04/23/2014 9:27:40 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: ErnBatavia
ahahahahaha thats our boy

another criminal we need to DEAL with!


39 posted on 04/23/2014 9:29:39 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Fred Nerks

When Humpty Dumpty falls, a lot of the kings’ men will fall with him.

I can’t wait.


40 posted on 04/23/2014 10:03:58 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Oh my - another adult, rational comment.


41 posted on 04/23/2014 10:04:33 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Red Steel

You’ve probably already seen this over at TheBirtherReport, under the topic Japanese PM: Obama Likely not born in US. I wanted to be sure, though, so here it is. I just love your gleeful, ‘It’s coming, Obots’ posts, & this one is similar:

M.B. · 2 hours ago

I do get the sense that things are crumbling. The truth about of Obama is coming from all parts of the globe—from our adversaries and our allies. It’s not just about Americans setting the record straight about their so-called president. Even at Dr. Commie’s site he seems to be preparing the inmates for a dose of reality. For example, he’s now actually admitting that Obama wasn’t properly vetted. Writing about the way Democratic candidates were treated by the media, Dr. Commie said, “Hillary Clinton got a pass in 2008, and I think Obama got one to some extent as well.”

As we get closer to the release of Mike Zullo’s damning report, it’s likely we’ll see more and more of these admissions as Obots prepare for having to face the consequences of their words and actions.


42 posted on 04/24/2014 3:48:20 PM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: Fantasywriter
For example, he’s now actually admitting that Obama wasn’t properly vetted. Writing about the way Democratic candidates were treated by the media, Dr. Commie said, “Hillary Clinton got a pass in 2008, and I think Obama got one to some extent as well.”

Yeah, when CON is "evolving" his story they feel it coming. :-)

43 posted on 04/24/2014 5:56:01 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

A bit of free counsel while he’s in office before the divorce proceedings start Jan ‘17.


44 posted on 04/24/2014 9:19:30 PM PDT by Scooter100
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To: Red Steel

You bet they are whistling past the graveyard [i.e.: mocking Arpaio & Zullo]. A few of them are rational, & a subset of that group is also intelligent. That tiny minority of Obots knows something is very wrong. No public figure locks up/hides so many basic records, or fights so hard against revealing even nominal portion of them, unless he has something to hide.

Add to that the plethora of anomalies that plague the few records we actually have seen. Obots view each and every anomaly individually, and tap dance wildly to explain each one away. One thing they cannot and will never grasp is the cumulative weight of all the anomalies. Sure, anybody can have a weirdism or two in their records. Most people don’t, but it’s possible.

Obama, by contrast, has nothing BUT anomalies. Take each one individually, and perhaps an explanation can be surmised. Take them altogether, and they are damning. I.e.: statistically it’s impossible for one individual to have as many ‘merely coincidental’ oddities in his records as Obama does.

Yes, the Obots know it’s coming. The brighter ones are getting jittery. The average Obots-i.e.: the non-bright ones—will be taken totally off guard. They will deny, deny, deny, and the MSM will aid and abet them madly. But the truth will come out in the end. Obama has enjoyed the help of every possible collaborator in his deception. But his lies will not prevail indefinitely.


45 posted on 04/25/2014 5:40:58 AM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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