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Democrats Prepare to Throw Temper Tantrums Over Benghazi Select Committee
Townhall.com ^ | May 7, 2014 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 05/07/2014 7:50:30 AM PDT by Kaslin

Late yesterday House Speaker John Boehner announced the new Benghazi select committee will include seven Republicans and five Democrats. Because Republicans are the majority party in the House, they have also been appointed the majority on the committee.

Before the partisan count was announced, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi demanded the committee be split evenly between Republicans and Democrats, despite giving very little attention to Republicans during her time as Speaker in the majority. Now, even after being denied the same number of seats as Republicans on the panel because Democrats are in the minority, Pelosi is again asking for more Democrat power on the committee.

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 House Democrat, sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner late Tuesday urging him to reconsider plans to put seven Republicans and five Democrats on the panel. The House is expected to vote Thursday on the resolution establishing the committee, over Democratic objections.

"Another partisan review that serves only to politicize these attacks is disrespectful and unworthy of the American people," Pelosi and Hoyer wrote.

Lets not forget that Democrats (acting like adults as usual) have already threatened not to participate in the Benghazi investigation at all. If they do decide to participate, you can expect to see Democrats enter hearings with a well thought out plan not to ask questions of witnesses, but to attack the credibility of Rep. Trey Gowdy leading the investigation.

As we move forward, expect Democrats to protest nearly every part of this process in an effort to draw out the investigation to a point where bipartisan bickering turns everyone, including the public wanting more answers about Benghazi, off.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Ohio; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: bengahzi; johnboehner; nancypiglosi; ohio; southcarolina; treygowdy
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1 posted on 05/07/2014 7:50:30 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Boo Hoo!


2 posted on 05/07/2014 7:52:38 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: Kaslin
Drip... drip... drip...
3 posted on 05/07/2014 7:53:46 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Kaslin

Cenk Uygur Panics Over Benghazi: ‘F You, Move The F On’
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3153078/posts


4 posted on 05/07/2014 7:54:01 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Kaslin

A desperate attempt to hide the realities of Benghazi.
Innocent people do not worry about disclosure and facts.
Speaks for itself.


5 posted on 05/07/2014 7:54:46 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: PATRIOT1876

Go to the back of the bus, we won.


6 posted on 05/07/2014 7:55:24 AM PDT by DownInFlames
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To: Kaslin

....and if they don’t get their way they will hold their breath until they turn purple and stomp their feet!.........................Must be something they don’t want US to find out, huh?..............


7 posted on 05/07/2014 7:56:23 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Kaslin

“As we move forward, expect Democrats to protest nearly every part of this process in an effort to draw out the investigation to a point where bipartisan bickering turns everyone, including the public wanting more answers about Benghazi, off.”

At which point Trey Gowdy should dismiss the Rats from the hearing and tell them not to come back.


8 posted on 05/07/2014 7:56:50 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Kaslin
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi demanded ...
Demand THIS, you feckin' pinko-commie whack-job.
9 posted on 05/07/2014 7:57:32 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Kaslin
you can expect to see Democrats enter hearings with a well thought out plan not to ask questions of witnesses, but to attack the credibility of Rep. Trey Gowdy leading the investigation.

Ain't that the truth...

10 posted on 05/07/2014 7:58:38 AM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: Kaslin

The difference between Benghazi and Watergate is that with Watergate there were at least a few ‘honest’ Republicans. There are NO ‘Honest Democrats.


11 posted on 05/07/2014 7:58:54 AM PDT by CMailBag
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To: Kaslin
As we move forward, expect Democrats to protest nearly every part of this process in an effort to draw out the investigation to a point where bipartisan bickering turns everyone, including the public wanting more answers about Benghazi, off.

Wrong. Their 'delaying tactics' will backfire and just prove to the American people that there really is something there..................

12 posted on 05/07/2014 7:58:55 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Kaslin

If she gets a 50-50 split, the Dems can block any conclusions of the panel, and they can trumpet, “Another bipartisan investigation that didn’t reveal any wrongdoing.” Painfully obvious.


13 posted on 05/07/2014 7:59:05 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Kaslin
Nancy Pelosi demanded the committee be split evenly between Republicans and Democrats...? Sit down Psycho Skank!!!
14 posted on 05/07/2014 7:59:31 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Have you noticed only the murder, not the rape, of the story is mentioned?


15 posted on 05/07/2014 8:02:09 AM PDT by txhurl (Trump/Cruz '16, and everybody else for Cabinet members.)
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To: Kaslin

My suggestion was same percentage make up of Iran Contra Special committee...because Dems controlled the house then and this is would be an excellent retort to queen nancy and her ilk.
Freegards
LEX


16 posted on 05/07/2014 8:03:26 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Kaslin

Bill Clinton taught them that “stonewall, deny, and mercilessly attack your accusers” was a successful tactic.

Of course he was riding high in the polls with a booming economy at the time.

Will that work as well with a POTUS in Obama’s circumstances? I suppose we are going to find out.


17 posted on 05/07/2014 8:04:17 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Kaslin

Re: Nancy

Somebody... tell me,.... do you have to TRAIN to be this stupid? Or are you just born communist, to be seen throwing around Putin tactics, when you’re in the minority?

Even Putin waited until he was at least in charge.


18 posted on 05/07/2014 8:05:40 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: oh8eleven

The bitch who demanded the Obamacommiecare bill be passed to “see what’s in it” then promptly made herself exempt.


19 posted on 05/07/2014 8:06:25 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Kaslin

I can’t wait to hear which of the numerous America hating douchebags in Washington crawl out to defend Bohammed.


20 posted on 05/07/2014 8:08:14 AM PDT by februus
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To: Kaslin
Sounds like the liberals' temper tantrum is reaching a crescendo.
21 posted on 05/07/2014 8:08:14 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Red Badger

What if Boehner caves & gives Pelosi what she wants? Won’t be the first time.

“If it’s stupid & it works, it ain’t stupid”


22 posted on 05/07/2014 8:08:48 AM PDT by elcid1970
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To: txhurl

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_urvjCXg6c


23 posted on 05/07/2014 8:09:18 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Of course. And also, we have that California REPUBLICAN, who rags on General Lovitz with regularity and who may appear on the Select Committee, carrying Marxist water.


24 posted on 05/07/2014 8:09:21 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Hey, it works for Putin too. Putin and Pelosi! College-Try all over the place.


25 posted on 05/07/2014 8:12:19 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Bill Clinton taught them that “stonewall, deny, and mercilessly attack your accusers” was a successful tactic.

Which was an Alinsky tactic taught to Bill by his wife who was an ardent student of Alinsky,who wrote her college thesis on Alinsky and was even offered a job by Alinsky. Unexpected? Nah!

26 posted on 05/07/2014 8:14:07 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Kaslin

Time for the GOP to load up the Democrat seats on the panel with Democrats congressmen from the most conservative districts they can find.

The GOP is so poor at playing the game.


27 posted on 05/07/2014 8:16:02 AM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: Kaslin
Democrats cheat at most things. They cheated to get Obama elected/re-elected, to get affordable care act passed, sequestration, global warming and now voter ID and the constitution itself.

When do democrats not cheat?

28 posted on 05/07/2014 8:22:07 AM PDT by Rapscallion (Obama stands for the corruption of America in all aspects.)
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To: Kaslin

Payback’s a beach.


29 posted on 05/07/2014 8:24:36 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Kaslin
"Another partisan review that serves only to politicize these attacks is disrespectful and unworthy of the American people," Pelosi and Hoyer wrote.

So then, to avoid that, they're saying they WILL sit it out?

30 posted on 05/07/2014 8:24:54 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

LMAO!!!!!!!


31 posted on 05/07/2014 8:25:09 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Kaslin

I haven’t enjoyed watching heads explode more since I last watched “Scanners”.


32 posted on 05/07/2014 8:25:15 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

“Sorry for the lipstick on your Botox.”


33 posted on 05/07/2014 8:28:09 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Ted Grant

“Time for the GOP to load up the Democrat seats on the panel with Democrats congressmen from the most conservative districts they can find.”

RINO senators want in.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3153124/posts

Senate GOP: We want in on probe (Benghazi)


34 posted on 05/07/2014 8:30:24 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Not surprising. I like that they put democrats scared of losing in 2014 on this panel. That may keep them (a bit) more honest.


35 posted on 05/07/2014 8:34:38 AM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: Kaslin

The democrat party is a criminal organization cleverly disguised as a political party.


36 posted on 05/07/2014 8:34:41 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Red Badger
Their 'delaying tactics' will backfire and just prove to the American people that there really is something there..................

My problem is the American people for the most part are so blinded with toys that they are vaccinated against seeing the truth. The communists machine for years created a dream world they live in and by name we call them Democrats. We cannot afford the years it will take, even if patriots are in control, to reverse the damage this communists empire have thrown us in.

Don't believe me LOOK AROUND YOU!

37 posted on 05/07/2014 8:40:57 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Kaslin

“You have to pass it to see what is in it”.

Paybacks are a bitch, Pelosi.


38 posted on 05/07/2014 8:42:17 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Kaslin

Pelosi is again asking for more Democrat power on the committee.
Democrat power is how the mess got started spooky old Nancy has no cells left.


39 posted on 05/07/2014 8:42:24 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: All
Remember this moment?.........
40 posted on 05/07/2014 8:44:20 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There must be something there with this phony scandal. Otherwise the co-conspirators wouldn’t be acting in unison.


41 posted on 05/07/2014 8:45:12 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: I want the USA back

“The democrat party is a criminal organization cleverly disguised as a political party.”

I always said that Marxism was an invention by criminals to keep the population in check while they loot the treasury.


42 posted on 05/07/2014 8:45:45 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: Kaslin

Getting flak...over target.


43 posted on 05/07/2014 8:46:43 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: Kaslin

Your Democrat Party: The Party of “Oh, No”.


44 posted on 05/07/2014 8:47:02 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Compromise" means you've already decided you lost.)
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To: Kaslin
"Democrats Prepare to Throw Temper Tantrums Over Benghazi Select Committee..."

..... Hey .... if they have nothing to hide ... then they have nothing to worry about do they.

.... All we want is a few answers from a "Genuine" Select Committee instead of a hand picked Committee comprised of party faithful obedient drones who have sworn allegiance to our Dear Leader at any cost.

45 posted on 05/07/2014 8:48:56 AM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: lexington minuteman 1775
My suggestion was same percentage make up of Iran Contra Special committee...because Dems controlled the house then and this is would be an excellent retort to queen nancy and her ilk.
Freegards
LEX


No, the Iran-Contra Joint Committee was 6 D - 5 R

I like the 7 R - 5 D better...:^)

46 posted on 05/07/2014 9:17:47 AM PDT by az_gila
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To: EagleUSA

Exactly


47 posted on 05/07/2014 9:31:45 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: CMailBag

and don’t forget that no one died in Watergate, which is a huge difference


48 posted on 05/07/2014 9:34:00 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: ScottinVA

They sure are afraid that the truth comes out


49 posted on 05/07/2014 9:38:56 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Rapscallion

That’s what I want to know too


50 posted on 05/07/2014 9:41:12 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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