Skip to comments.Pelosi demands equal Dem/Repub Split for Select Committee
Posted on 05/06/2014 1:28:35 PM PDT by entropy12
Good luck with that. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi faces pressure from all sides in regard to the newly-launched select committee to investigate Benghazi. Participating would legitimize the results, while boycotting it might open up Democrats to attacks on their concern for diplomatic personnel abroad, four of whom were killed in the attack on September 11, 2012, and leave administration officials no way to set the narrative through the friendly questioning of Democrats on the panel during public hearings. Pelosi hedged in the direction of participation by demanding an equal number of seats on the committee:
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I can tell you this. It is not going to be evenly constituted and when she was Speaker Pelosi, she certainly showed no interests in having an equal number of Republicans and Democrats.
Were in the majority. That may or may not be the case after November but were in the majority right now and were in the majority for a reason. And I just find it interesting that peoples ability to do math changes when they go from being the Speaker to the Minority Leader.
She’s looking for a reason to walk out.
Walking out is not necessarily a political winning strategy. Me thinks the demoRats are caught in a dilemma.
It hasn't changed. She never could do math.
WE WON Bitch !!!
Don’t let the door slam on your corrupt A$$ nutsy.
No but it gives the media a reason to ignore it.
Life is a b!tch witch, suck it up.
Yeah, the Russians boycotted the UN in the early 50s about something or other, and next thing you know, the US gets the UN to vote to save Korea. We went into Korea as the UN, not as the US. They never did it again.
She can’t change expression on her face either. Too much Botox has it’s consequences.
Good, let her walk out. Let them stage a total walkout and parade down the Capitol steps. Let them march off to Maryland and hide in Steny Hoyer’s basement. Let them rot there.
People in Hell demand Ice water Nancy. Now go make Trey a sammich.
Better idea. Put no dems on the committee to begin with and tell the Dems and media to pound salt.
Then have a live internet feed so people can watch it ALL.
The Democrats are scared. That initial ploy that “we will not participate” fell flat. Still it will be very difficult to defend a obvious deception. Those emails were devastating. Period.
Pelosi’s PC half/half ratio wrongly ignores that voters have made Republicans the House majority party. Committee should reflect current ratio of House Republicans to Democrats favoring Republicans imo.
If this were a case of any other set of Dems, I’d agree. But these idiots need to be excluded, minimized and shut out. Just as Harry does to Pubs in the senate.
And when called on it, the GOP should say exactly that. Then bull ahead doing the job they were elected to do.
EVERYONE knows damn well that if things were reversed politically, democrats would NOT ALLOW a SINGLE republican on their committee!
POUND SAND PELOSI!!!!
Gowdy should expect the dems to walk out...He should set up an internet access for the world to connect to and IGNORE THE SO CALLED MAIN STREAM MEDIA COMPLETELY... NO COMMENT SECTION.. USE WATCH ONLY UNFILTERED KINDA LIKE CSPAN , JUST CALL IT CONSERVSPAN AND CUT THE OBAMASUCKUPS COMPLETELY...
....one that maybe 10 percent of the population will be able to fathom; the other 90% will get the NBCABCCBS/MSNBC/Bill Maher spin about evil vindictive politically motivated Republicans.
Let's watch and see how heavily the 'rats target Gowdy in November as retaliation.
Nancy and Harry need to be in a nursing home, both have dementia.
Not being present means you don’t have to answer questions.
Next ploy: Accuse Republicans of the Gotcha game.
I only wish that I could be so articulate...
Gowdy just needs say to her demand...”As President Obama said Nancy, “We won”. Now go sit down as I walk with my gavel up the steps because you have no say in the matter’.
her shoes are pinching - I don’t think they’ve got anything on Gowdy - nothing to blackmail with. And he’s probably the beet prosecutor we’ve seen in a long time - he doesn’t suffer fools gladly.
So she’s in between the proverbial rock/hard space.
She’s used to getting away with blustering and bullying and obfuscation, and blackmailing - and it ain’t working with Gowdy.
If she succeeds in a boycott - it’s going to look worse for them than the pubs - if she doesn’t, we’re to peel the scabs off and she knows what festers underneath.
Her teeth must be about ground to stubs -
(I hope Gowdy drives an old car, pre-electronics, has good backup, accepts no drinks at gatherings, etc., (Remember that Col. North, during the Iran/Contra hearings, had so many death threats against himself and even his kids, that he had to hire bodyguards and put a 6’ chain link fence around his home?)
Gowdy is terrific!
The last thing Pelosi and all other democrats want is the truth to come out. They’ll throw every monkey wrench they can trying to derail this committee.
Democrats are vile, evil and disgusting.
They won't be able to ignore it when Gowdy frog-marches The Won out of the Oral Orifice in an orange jumpsuit and shackles.
Nancy, elections have consequences.
Question the empty chairs on camera and mock the hell out of the cowards. Remind the audience before each question that you’d prefer a human was there to answer.
Shen send out the Sgt. at Arms to arrest every dem that does not show up, put them in the cellar jail cell until they talk and run an internet feed 24/7 of all of it. Including their animal in a cage confinement.
Gowdy rebuffs Pelosi: The select committee WONT be evenly divided because elections have consequences
These hearings are not - barring something unprecedented - going to end before elections - and THEN. madam peelface, the Senate will be ours too - I wouldn’t be surprised to see her resign.
She still needs to be investigated regarding illegal shenanigans that got O’Bummer on the ballot in many states in 2008. She’s long overdue to be wearing orange.
Well OK, we’ll go with your plan. :)
(but I still want that rot in Steny Hoyer’s basement part.)
I agree that Pelosi is looking for a pretext to walk away, but consider this:
By saying, “Give us equal representation,” she’s ALREADY agreed in principle to proceeding.
If she tries to hang the Dems’ walk-away on the GOP’s refusal of her “equality” demand, it won’t work, not even with the lefty media. The GOP has 233 seats to the Dems’ 199. If the GOP offers, for example, a makeup of 12 GOP and 10 (or, generously, 11) Dems, I think Pelosi now HAS to take it or expose herself as the unfair one. She painted herself into a corner.
It rubs the lotion on it’s skin....
Tell the witch to fly away.
Don't think so.
If they boycott the GOP will have free reign to call whomever they want and ask whatever they want 100% of the time.
Pelosi won't want that which is why she proposed what she believes to be the lesser evil...equal representation.
Me thinks Boehner is setting this up, partially to allay those of us that want heads to roll over Benghazi, and partly to set up Trey. If it fails, Trey goes down, Boehner goes on. If it's successful, Trey is where he is right now, Boehner goes on. This is the buffer to protect Boehner. Win/win Boehner.
“her shoes are pinching - I dont think theyve got anything on Gowdy - nothing to blackmail with. And hes probably the beet prosecutor weve seen in a long time - he doesnt suffer fools gladly.”
The wildcard is Boner going limp and telling Gowdy to back off behind the scenes.
And iron his shirts while you're at it!
Like the Fleebaggers did in Wisconsin. Just like the D's to talk trash, strut, and make a show of things, especially when their case is kaput.
I believe the most appropriate response from the Honorable Mr. Gowdy should be:
“We Won. Deal with it. Now sit the hell down and shut up.”
Oh, hell no. Not with all the evening TV news shows and their drones on her side.
Remember, the president of CBS News is the brother of the Administration talking head who wrote the memo.
Bigtime cover there.
Very good possibility. We wouldn't want any unpleasantness. That would make us sad.
Embrace the Suck!