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White House Suggests it Won’t Cooperate with Benghazi Panel
Whitehousedossier.com ^ | May 5 2014 | Keith Koffle

Posted on 05/05/2014 4:14:08 PM PDT by PoloSec

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today indicated the White House will refuse to cooperate with a new House committee tasked with investigating Benghazi.

“We have always cooperated with legitimate oversight,” Carney said this afternoon during the daily White House briefing. Asked whether the panel qualified as “legitimate,” he said: “I think if you look at what even some Republicans have said, it certainly casts doubt on the legitimacy of an effort that is so partisan in nature.”

“You know, at some point, you just have to assume that Republicans will continue this because it feeds a political objective of some sort,” he added. “At the same time you have to ask, ‘What about the American people who want to see Congress work for them?’”

Meanwhile, House Speaker Boehner today announced that Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) will chair the Benghazi committee.

“With four of our countrymen killed at the hands of terrorists, the American people want answers, accountability, and justice,” Boehner said. “Trey Gowdy is as dogged, focused, and serious-minded as they come.”


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1 posted on 05/05/2014 4:14:08 PM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

Mark Levin going off right now... “THis has to be a bare knuckle fight!!!! (re:Gowdy investigation) or its over!!!” Every fight from now or its over!!!

- If 4 Americans are slaughtered so Obama can get re-elected...and they get away with it because Republicans don’t really get into it and fight these Marxists...it is over.


2 posted on 05/05/2014 4:17:07 PM PDT by gwgn02
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To: PoloSec

I wonder how the Dems (and their media pals) would have responded if Nixon had said he wouldn’t cooperate with the Watergate Select Committee?


3 posted on 05/05/2014 4:17:19 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: PoloSec
The GUILTY ONE is scared to death!

Military Scramble Order Overseas, How They Work
First, I've got over 26 years working in military control towers, most of them as the watch supervisor/crew chief on duty.
Scrambling aircraft to respond to urgent situations normally starts at the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The scramble order comes down through a secured phone call on a direct line.
In the attack on the U.S. embassy on Benghazi, the drone control would have been from MacDill AFB, FL, by U.S. Central Command, and would have been in direct contact, or maybe even remote control to the situation room in the White House.
Watch this 4 minute 48 second video Inside the Situation Room.
The pResident SHOULD HAVE issued to order to scramble fighters to Benghazi, to get there in minimum time.
Then he SHOULD HAVE issued a second order scrambling AC-130 gunships to respond to Benghazi, and have them stand by for more orders. This should have been controlled by the pResident, who should have monitored and responded with guidance from his Situation Room, Read
Here's one more piece of information.
Like Rush said:

Now we know that Obama was in the room watching Benghazi attack live.

I know from experience in the government (over 30 years) that the communication system allows for IMMEDIATE NOTIFICATION to the SITUATION ROOM,
as well as other agencies, of notification of a critical situation such as this.
I'm sure technology has changed and only gotten better since I retired, but read this with focus on FLASH OVERRIDE and FLASH.
There is more you need to read.
The Pundit Press has videos worth watching at "Under God" Removed By Obama During Inauguration Pledge.
Read "Under God" Removed By Obama During Inaguration Pledge on Free Republic with all its comments, and know that we were warned of this.


This has been planned for a VERY LONG TIME.
Obama is solely responsible for this.
Hillary claimed “No Knowledge” of gun running
and told Rand Paul he needed to ask the CIA
.


Let's look at some of the facts.
So, let us remember. For a better understanding of the issue, read HISTORY of Mohammed ( spelled variously; Mahomet, Muhammed, Mehmet, etc. ). then watch William Federer explain it, from Jan. 25, 2012 at CC Chino Hills, CA. It's a MUST WATCH for everyone,Christians, Athiests and even Muslims!

As retired military myself, I've seen the damage of "keeping secrets" about bad leaders.
Obama is EVIL, pure and simple.
Please watch Glenn Beck with Trevor Loudon & his book "Barack Obama and the Enemies Within".
Then watch the 29 minute 13 seconds video Trevor Loudon- An Urgent (and chilling) Message for America.



Barack Obama and the Enemies Within


Obama may be feigning "incompetence," thinking he's too sly, being a "wolf in sheep's clothing" since his mentoring was from Fabian Fascism..
The "Establishment Republicans" will probably NOT want to IMPEACH the TREASONIST Barack Hussein Obama II.
But it's better for the country that Obama suffer the penalty, the strongest penalty for his actions, and his inactions.
Let's look at the Presidential Oaths of Office.
Now who among us really believes Obama did any of that ?
To Obama, that was "Just words. Just speeches! "
Damn him ! Damn him to hell !

I'll finish this with asking you to read Watch the 18 minute 56 second documentary video "Absolutely Uncertain" at "theBLAZE.com" or on YouTube.com, narrated by Irina, the 23-year-old “Jewish New Yorker” and a former Obama supporter .

One other suggestion, read DID OBAMA WANT STEVENS DEAD?
The language is a little abrasive, but spot on. Also read:

Read and watch all the videos from Could assets have reached Benghazi in time to save lives? [Ret. Lt Gen Boykin-Huckabee] and especially comment #44 and comment #57.



4 posted on 05/05/2014 4:18:23 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: PoloSec

Face it, there is no oversight anymore. These people refuse to play by the rules and have instead taken the path of dictatorship. America is over because there is nothing to restrain or keep these people Constitutional.

Don’t expect clean or fair elections in 2014. They will cheat and have no second thoughts about it.


5 posted on 05/05/2014 4:18:45 PM PDT by dforest
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To: PoloSec

The exicutive has just delegitimized the legislative.
That in itself is enough to call it’s existance into
question.


6 posted on 05/05/2014 4:19:00 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: tet68

Executive, sorry.


7 posted on 05/05/2014 4:20:28 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: gwgn02

The Republicans are trying to fight it, but this is what you get in a dictatorship that hasn’t yet declared it is a dictatorship. You are supposed to figure it out at the moment.


8 posted on 05/05/2014 4:20:40 PM PDT by dforest
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To: dforest

Some Republicans...a very few.


9 posted on 05/05/2014 4:22:31 PM PDT by gwgn02
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To: PoloSec

Surprise! Surprise!


10 posted on 05/05/2014 4:25:05 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: tet68

They are hiding some major sh7% and by acting like this, it blows up to something huge that they were doing. If it’s a phony scandal, they would have handed over all the info a year ago.


11 posted on 05/05/2014 4:25:40 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: gwgn02

There is far more than a few for this. However, if the WH is going to choose to not obey the Constitution, ain’t much the Republicans can do about it.

All of the government options, including fair elections are no longer going to happen.

These people have basically overthrown America.


12 posted on 05/05/2014 4:25:57 PM PDT by dforest
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To: PoloSec
Corrupt all the way to the core.

These democrats are unashamedly without honor.

13 posted on 05/05/2014 4:28:27 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: dandiegirl
They are campus agitators. They never cede a thing to their political enemies, regardless of how trivial the request.

Democrats seek to delegitimize any opposition but treating it as not worthy of their time. And because the republicans have no balls they're doing a pretty good job of it.

14 posted on 05/05/2014 4:31:05 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: PoloSec
White House Suggests it Won’t Cooperate

Did anyone actually believe they would?

15 posted on 05/05/2014 4:31:28 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: dforest

yup pretty f’en sad


16 posted on 05/05/2014 4:31:50 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: PoloSec

17 posted on 05/05/2014 4:33:45 PM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - a classical Christian approach to homeschool])
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To: PoloSec

Why change your strategy now, 0bummer? Keep stonewalling.


18 posted on 05/05/2014 4:34:08 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: jeffc
I wonder how the Dems (and their media pals) would have responded if Nixon had said he wouldn’t cooperate with the Watergate Select Committee?

My answer to this is much too long.

Here's the bottom line: In November, 1972 Nixon got 520 electoral votes and 61% of the popular vote. The Democrats, and their allies in the media, decided to get rid of him, damn the cost.

They made a plan that would take 18 months to bear fruit. Their media was perfect. Their strategy in the courts was perfect.

But they started with a simple premise - that Watergate was a crime, and that other crimes had been committed to cover it up. In this, they were correct. By staying focused, they reversed one of the most lopsided elections in our history.

Benghazi was NOT a crime. Benghazi was the exercise of discretionary authority. The President is not obliged to insert light forces into urban combat. Not ever.

The Republicans are not determined to remove Obama. If you shoot at the king, you have to shoot to kill. They have been dicking around for eighteen months.

No President has ever been removed by the Congress. Nixon came very close - but that's because the investigative process would have proved that he was guilty of crimes.

Obama is guilty of many crimes, but the IRS is the way to get him out.

Benghazi is a distraction - which is why they've chosen it.

19 posted on 05/05/2014 4:34:33 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: jeffc

THAT is the question that every Republican on TV needs to ask—and then ask in a political ad that points out NO ONE DIED in Watergate!


20 posted on 05/05/2014 4:35:33 PM PDT by milagro (There is no peace in appeasement)
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To: Uncle Chip

Your laws mean nothing to us. Nothing.
Unless there is a fatwa about this, we will do nothing, crackers"



21 posted on 05/05/2014 4:36:42 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: PoloSec

This is basically the declaration of a dictatorship by the coup plotters. They are making it so that the USA is no longer a nation a laws and this is corroding the very foundations of the country.


22 posted on 05/05/2014 4:38:14 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: PoloSec

IT IS OBVIOUS THAT DEMOCRATS DON’T CARE ABOUT 4 MURDERED AMERICANS.


23 posted on 05/05/2014 4:39:53 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: PoloSec

Never forget what the democrats did to “Scooter” Libby. Fitzgerald KNEW Dick Armitage was the one who disclosed Plame’s employment. Granted, she was not “covert” and her administrative CIA job was an “open secret.”

The left KNEW it was a BS issue. They still went after the Bush administration with everything they could.

Why won’t the Right do the same thing over a REAL ISSUE?


24 posted on 05/05/2014 4:42:40 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: PoloSec

The American people have to demand that they cooperate.


25 posted on 05/05/2014 4:43:21 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Yosemitest
“WHO GAVE THE STAND DOWN ORDER?” That is THE QUESTION

No it isn't.

It's not even very important.

You agree that POTUS has discretionary authority over military operations in foreign countries, do you not? That is, Obama could have sent troops into Benghazi, or he could have not sent them. He was completely within his authority, in either case.

Americans might have changed their minds about reelecting him, or not, had this all been clear in 2012. We will never know, and he will never face the electorate again.

So, the question now is, did Obama commit a CRIME that will result in his removal on September 11-12, 2012, or did he not? It is no longer a question of embarrassing him, or making him look bad - neither of those things will shorten his term by one day.

Of course he gave the "stand down" order. He was completely within his legal rights to do so. The people who reelected him knew he was a coward, knew he was a Muslim sympathizer (at least), and knew he was against overseas military engagements.

There is nothing that the select committee can do that will result in his removal from office.

26 posted on 05/05/2014 4:44:24 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: dandiegirl

The American people can respond to Obama and Carney et al. in November at the polls, ya think?


27 posted on 05/05/2014 4:44:55 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: PoloSec

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3152237/posts

DONT FOGET GUYS 24 STARTS IN 14 MINUTES HERE ON fr!!


28 posted on 05/05/2014 4:45:32 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Jim Noble

This is about what we were doing there in the first place, illegal arms smuggling to AlQaeda and others. And it is about the cover up. And it is about four Americans who were killed. And it is about the twenty or so survivors of the attack who have been made to disappear and not talk to anyone.


29 posted on 05/05/2014 4:52:10 PM PDT by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: jeffc
I wonder how the Dems (and their media pals) would have responded if Nixon had said he wouldn’t cooperate with the Watergate Select Committee?

"Oooo, oooo, Mr. Kotter, I know the answer!"

"It's a trick question, Nixon was not African American!"


30 posted on 05/05/2014 4:55:52 PM PDT by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: rodguy911

but here in sf I have to wait 3 hours and 4 minutes


31 posted on 05/05/2014 4:56:04 PM PDT by aloppoct (stucnsf)
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To: PoloSec

I hate to be a wet blanket, but yes, Obama and the Dems will indeed get away with this strategy.

Obama knows it will work, the Dems know it will work, and the GOPe knows it will work. Who in the hell is going to challenge him on this?

Nothing will come of this.


32 posted on 05/05/2014 4:56:11 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: Artcore

Sowing hopeless defeatism sucks.

It’s the way wars are lost, not won.

The winds are changing.

It almost sounds as though you hope nothing comes of this.


33 posted on 05/05/2014 5:01:29 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: little jeremiah

Roll the Tanks, the White house was burnt to the ground once, I’m OK with twice. Just save the Antiques first.


34 posted on 05/05/2014 5:07:31 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: jeffc
I wonder how the Dems (and their media pals) would have responded if Nixon had said he wouldn’t cooperate with the Watergate Select Committee?

You mean like, say, ordering his Attorney General Elliot Richardson to fire Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox?

Republicans didn't wait for the Democrat response. Richardson resigned as Attorney General instead.

Don't hold your breath waiting for Eric Holder to resign in disgust over Obama refusing to cooperate with Congress.

Another difference between how Republicans and Democrats treat the trust of their offices.

-PJ

35 posted on 05/05/2014 5:10:39 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

“The American people can respond to Obama and Carney et al. in November at the polls, ya think?”

They can respond all they want but it won’t make a difference. Too much cheating by the Bad Guys.


36 posted on 05/05/2014 5:14:32 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: PoloSec

Americans MUST KNOW the real truth about Banghizi.


37 posted on 05/05/2014 5:15:44 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: Artcore

I agree


38 posted on 05/05/2014 5:18:19 PM PDT by 1st Division guy
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To: ImNotLying
This is about…

I understand why Benghazi is loathsome to patriots. But that won't get Obama removed.

Obama will be removed for crimes, or he won't be removed. Benghazi won't do the job, which is why the Weeper of the House will accept this but won't empale a select committee to investigate the IRS matter.

39 posted on 05/05/2014 5:23:32 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: PoloSec

I have read somewhere that General Ham of Africom
said that he thought that F16s would not be useful
in a crowded Arab city. So none were sent that way.

would anyone like to comment? thanks.


40 posted on 05/05/2014 5:33:11 PM PDT by RockyTx
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To: The Duke
Mr Horseshack..you have nailed it!!




41 posted on 05/05/2014 5:38:14 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: PoloSec

Fine, impeachment is in order then.


42 posted on 05/05/2014 5:38:56 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: tet68
Executive, sorry.

Existence, too...

43 posted on 05/05/2014 5:38:56 PM PDT by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: smoothsailing

The real surprise will be if the Republicans have the stones to go for the jugular, or will they roll over and whine while wetting themselves...as they usually do.

I know where I’m putting my money.


44 posted on 05/05/2014 5:39:51 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Jim Noble
We all have off days, Jim, but this one is a whopper.
My condolences.
45 posted on 05/05/2014 5:42:26 PM PDT by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: PoloSec

On the other thread on this story I mentioned that Boehner, who for once in his career did something right with regard to opposition to Baraq Obama, should double down and say that any stonewalling of the Benghazi committee, as defined exclusively by Congressman Gowdy, will result in immediate impeachment proceedings.

Take off the damn gloves. It’s time to play hardball.


46 posted on 05/05/2014 5:42:31 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Compromise" means you've already decided you lost.)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

My money is on Trey Gowdy!


47 posted on 05/05/2014 5:45:19 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: The Duke

BINGO!


48 posted on 05/05/2014 5:50:13 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: tet68

Impeach. See if they’ll cooperate then.


49 posted on 05/05/2014 5:50:53 PM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: publius911

Quite right. Thanks.


50 posted on 05/05/2014 6:00:53 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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