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RNC chair on Hillary: 'I actually doubt very much whether she actually will run'
Yahoo ^ | 5-18-14 | Dylan Stableford

Posted on 05/18/2014 11:47:10 AM PDT by kingattax

In what most political observers would say is some wildly wishful thinking, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said on Sunday that he doesn't believe Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016.

"Given the month she just had, I actually doubt very much whether she actually will run for president in 2016," Priebus said on "Meet The Press." "I know a lot of people around her want her to run. And I think that they're purposely creating this environment [of inevitability] around her."

Priebus said he believes questions surrounding Clinton's health recently raised by Republican strategist Karl Rove, coupled with lingering questions about the attacks in Benghazi and her record as secretary of state will make her think twice about running for president.

"I don't think there's a graceful way to bring up age, health and fitness for a candidate that wants to be president of the United States," Priebus said. "I think the more important issue for me, as leader of this party, is, what's the record of Hillary Clinton? What was her record as a secretary of state? Benghazi, Boko Haram, Syria, Russia. Those are going to be the issues that I believe will cause her to rethink whether she actually wants to run for president.

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telling the hildebeast not to run would be like telling a skunk not to stink.
1 posted on 05/18/2014 11:47:10 AM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

The MTV generation who still dont know what the word Bengazi REFERS to will vote for her....


2 posted on 05/18/2014 11:48:28 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: kingattax

I don’t think she wants to campaign, but she does want to be President.


3 posted on 05/18/2014 11:48:56 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator

actually, the hildebeast wants to be queen of the universe


4 posted on 05/18/2014 11:50:50 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax

Becoming a grandmother will take her out of the running.


5 posted on 05/18/2014 11:51:27 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: kingattax

She already is running. What a maroon

He’ll spend more of everything fighting Ted Cruz who’ll ignore him and go ahead and run against Hillary, the only candidate they have

He’ll look up from his golf game long enough to know when he’s being dissed by Cruz and to schmooze with the Chamber of commerce paying him what he thinks he’s worth. However, that chamber if commerce will be just as happy to dump him and go for Hillary


6 posted on 05/18/2014 11:52:08 AM PDT by stanne
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To: kingattax

Agree. She has no record to run on. Her only assets are her sex and she married Bill. Woopee.


7 posted on 05/18/2014 11:53:06 AM PDT by ex-snook (God forgives and forgets.)
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To: Biggirl

You think she’s more maternal than power hungry?


8 posted on 05/18/2014 11:53:08 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: All

I’ve seen msm reporting where they talk disparigingly about priebus saying Clinton’s age is a factor. and that’s funny, because I remember those same people talking about bob doles age ad nauseum.


9 posted on 05/18/2014 11:54:34 AM PDT by willywill
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To: kingattax

She is going blind. I don’t think she will run either.


10 posted on 05/18/2014 11:54:46 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: napscoordinator
I think she needs to put up a credible campaign but that she knows that chances of winning are against her.

That is not the issue - the issue is maintaining the Clinton strangle hold on power by maintaining their Mr/Ms Insider/Outsider status to keep Clinton Political - Industrial power base alive.

From 1992-2000 Bill was press and after that Hillary was a Senator and a Sec of State.

Now they have everyone enthralled at the inevitability (in some minds) of a Bill/Hill twofer return to the White House. This keeps the scam going until the 2016 elections as Hillary as defacto President in Waiting

After 2016 , both Bill and Hill will be pushing 70 and if they lose they can always run Chelsy to make sure they have a seat of power to work from

11 posted on 05/18/2014 12:01:45 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: kingattax

I don’t put anything past Hillary, including cosmetic surgery, adopting Obambi’s telepromptor, or proficiency to spin, parse, and lie. I bet she runs. Her ego is too big to let her just fade away.


12 posted on 05/18/2014 12:02:36 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever!)
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To: MeshugeMikey
The MTV generation who still dont know what the word Bengazi REFERS to will vote for her....

Well, if the GOP can't get that message out between now and the 2016 elections, they need to be run out of town on a rail. The GOP needs to grow a pair, take off the kidd gloves, and start getting a conservative message out. In my mind, the primary message should be: Washington thinks they know how to spend YOUR money better than YOU do.

13 posted on 05/18/2014 12:02:49 PM PDT by econjack (I'm not bossy...I just know what you should be doing.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

A gal on PJTV interviewed college kids who are totally in the tank for Hillary.

The only one who could name a single thing she had done as SOS said that her handling of Benghazi was the highlight of her career.


14 posted on 05/18/2014 12:03:16 PM PDT by digger48
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To: lee martell

you got that right


16 posted on 05/18/2014 12:04:00 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax

I’ve seen interviews with Karl Rove in which he’s spoken in some detail about Hillary’s health issues, but I have not heard him say the words “brain Damage.” Did he use that term at some point, or is this just another example of the Democrats and their allies in the media twisting someone’s words around to try to discredit them?


17 posted on 05/18/2014 12:08:47 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: GreenHornet

the rats in the media have honed ‘word twisting’ to a fine art


18 posted on 05/18/2014 12:12:14 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: ex-snook

Perhaps so. Unfortunately, that may very well be enough for her to both run and win on.


19 posted on 05/18/2014 12:18:50 PM PDT by Vanders9
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To: kingattax
I don't think she'll run either.

I noticed that as soon as the obamacare debacle hit the news she stepped forward. She's holding the place in the media on behalf of Dems so the awful Obamacare headlines don't dominate and erode socialized medicine further.

I think behind the scenes they're getting their new socialist nominee ready.

20 posted on 05/18/2014 12:25:00 PM PDT by what's up (sun)
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To: GreenHornet
I think Rove's words were "brain trauma".

He's right...even Bill Clinton said Hillary took six months to recover. That's not a small illness.

21 posted on 05/18/2014 12:26:13 PM PDT by what's up (sun)
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To: kingattax

If Preibus can’t see that she’s setting herself up for a run then he’s a moron and shouldn’t be at the top of the GOP.


22 posted on 05/18/2014 12:27:56 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: kingattax

These GOPe Reince Priebus types are delusional. It’s either that or outright deception. Hillary is already running. She’s had the makeover, her media agents are on it, and President Clinton, aka Slick Willy, is in campaign mode. That doesn’t mean she’s unified the Democrats. It’s clear to me she’s facing some opposition in those quarters, but Hillary is definitely running.


23 posted on 05/18/2014 12:29:13 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (America for Americans first!)
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To: Bullish

rinse is exactly the right chairman for the GOPe. he’s a clueless little roach


24 posted on 05/18/2014 12:31:15 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax

She is playing the stalking horse. Keeping attention away from the real candidates until they are ready to spring them on us.


25 posted on 05/18/2014 12:32:05 PM PDT by DManA
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To: stanne

“She already is running.”

It looks like we’ve reached the same conclusion. If you ask me, she’s already got the Botox injections lined up from now until November 2016.


26 posted on 05/18/2014 12:32:26 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (America for Americans first!)
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To: stanne

Post #6 is absolutely correct.


27 posted on 05/18/2014 12:32:50 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: Biggirl

“Becoming a grandmother will take her out of the running.”

ROFL! No need to use a sarcasm tag on that!


28 posted on 05/18/2014 12:33:31 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (America for Americans first!)
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To: kingattax
It all depends on if Obama want's a third term or not.

After all, that whole "term limits" amendment thing ratified by a bunch of racists would apply to the first "Africans american" president?

29 posted on 05/18/2014 12:35:04 PM PDT by SecondAmendment (Restoring our Republic at 9.8357x10^8 FPS)
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To: kingattax
Hillary (D) would be 70 years old her first term - the same age Ronald Reagan was his first term.

Anyone remember the fuss the press made about how old Ronald Reagan (R) was when he ran? The press said he was too old.

Or how old Bob Dole (R) was? The press said he was too old.

Or even how terrible old John McCain (R) was compared to Obama... The press said he was too old.

Seems the press is a bunch of liars, fools, or biased know-it-alls... How else to explain the reason age mattered soooooooo much when a person had an "R" by their name - but doesn't matter at all when there's a "D" beside the name... Can't wait to hear their self-servicing excuses... Jerks.

30 posted on 05/18/2014 12:39:36 PM PDT by GOPJ (If dems will ‘death panel our vets they’ll damn sure death panel the rest of us...)
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To: kingattax

Did Priebus actually say that? Here is what I think he actually said:

“I actually doubt very much whether she actually will run for president in 2016, actually.”


31 posted on 05/18/2014 12:45:06 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: kingattax

There is nothing besides death that will prevent Hillary from running....

She is heir apparent to Obama throne...

The Clinton’s may depise the Obama’s but their socialist ideology will make strange bedfellows in the run up to 2016....


32 posted on 05/18/2014 12:46:12 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ex-snook

The GOPe fails to know the obvious- that your description if her is good enough for all democrats and their voters
That’s what we’re up against

It would never be good enough for a repub candidate. So what. When is it going to occur to people tgat there are two completely different standards??


33 posted on 05/18/2014 12:55:36 PM PDT by stanne
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34 posted on 05/18/2014 1:04:40 PM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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To: kingattax

What, are you kidding? At her age...she will walk.


35 posted on 05/18/2014 1:05:49 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: kingattax

Cory Booker or Deval Patrick. Gotta keep the race thing going.


36 posted on 05/18/2014 1:13:32 PM PDT by struggle
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To: kingattax
They doubt she'll run except as Jeb's veep!

Jeb & Hill 2016 "What's the Difference?"

37 posted on 05/18/2014 1:16:32 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: kingattax

The GOP could run Romney again and he won’t bring up any of it.


38 posted on 05/18/2014 1:18:17 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Aria

I vote power hungry. As she said herself, she did not stay home and bake cookies, or raise her daughter, either, for that matter.


39 posted on 05/18/2014 1:20:05 PM PDT by tioga (WFTD...be there or be square.)
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To: kingattax

Only if the realities of what health problems Herself, Madame Benghazi, the Cold & Joyless, become so very apparent they cannot be dismissed. Regardless of diminished mental capacity and perhaps muscular coordination problems that may exist, only a very public demonstration of that inadequacy is likely to derail what Herself has been pursuing for lo, these many years.

To all the other diagnoses that have been offered (stroke, coronary problems, probably diabetes), might we add a form of mental deterioration associated with dipsomania? Herself seems to have n almost unnatural craving for alcoholic drink in most any form, and while it has probably marginally affected her job performance for years, Herself is probably a relatively high-functioning alcoholic. But those years had to have taken their toll by now.

“Reset button”. That episode had to leave the Russians looking on in amazement all the while it was being played out.

Things have sort of gone downhill from there in our relations with Russia.


40 posted on 05/18/2014 1:20:09 PM PDT by alloysteel (Selective and willful ignorance spells doom, to both victim and perpetrator - mostly the perp.)
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To: digger48

Shoot, I got one elsewhere telling me how much better Jeb would be than Hillary.

Here we go again. We are so ... out of luck.

Of course, I pointed out that Jeb gave Hillary award for ... wait for it ... her role as SOS WITH Benghazi and ... wait for it ... for the ACA.

Yeah, Jeb did that.

And I’m too cynical, I guess.


41 posted on 05/18/2014 1:21:41 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: GOPJ

Same principal on Republican scandals versus Dem wrongdoing. No GOP scandal should not be sniffed out, enlarged, blown up, repeated, and searched for as long as needed to destroy its target. With Democrats, a thousand scandals isn’t worth reporting on even one. “Let’s move on.”


42 posted on 05/18/2014 1:35:33 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: tioga

The woman has dedicated her entire life to get to where she is now - having the office of POTUS practically thrown at her despite no sane reason for her being POTUS. She obviously can’t be humiliated so if she doesn’t run it can only be because something way beyond her control is stopping her - like her health. And she looks really horrible - older than her years I think.


43 posted on 05/18/2014 1:35:43 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Aria

For a supposed feminist, she got where she is due to a man. Her only claim to fame is that he “wronged” her. (((shaking head in disbelief)))


44 posted on 05/18/2014 1:39:06 PM PDT by tioga (WFTD...be there or be square.)
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To: kingattax

Plus his name sounds like a guy who should be playing polo on one of his family’s estates.


45 posted on 05/18/2014 1:45:35 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: kingattax

Hillary fell down and broke her crown; then she did the “Humpty”.


46 posted on 05/18/2014 1:50:47 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: kingattax

Not in the least.

She has had a traumatic brain injury, most likely a stroke rather than something minor like a concussion. If you watch actual video of her rather than stills it is apparent that she has been unable to use both sides of her body equally for some months now.

The woman will be older than Reagan was when the Primaries begin.

Bad health, old age, alcohol problem, the pressure of the scandals she has been part of being investigated... I don’t see her able to hold up under the pressure of a primary.

I doubt she runs. If she does run, I predict her run ends with another stroke before primary voting.


47 posted on 05/18/2014 1:51:18 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: MrEdd

the problem with that is. anything negative that happens to or around the hildebeast causes her numbers to go UP, not down.


48 posted on 05/18/2014 1:53:09 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Beagle8U

I’m sorry, what?

Blindness?

You[re not paying attention. The Clintons would use that as a bumper sticker.

When people stop ascribing human, virtuous attributes, aspirations and qualities to these people, AND their supporters, we can get somewhere.


49 posted on 05/18/2014 2:00:11 PM PDT by stanne
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To: napscoordinator

“I don’t think she wants to campaign, but she does want to be President.”

Nailed it! The Flying Buttress wants the crown of power brought to her on a velvet pillow; she will then take it and place it upon her own head, like Napoleon.


50 posted on 05/18/2014 2:02:31 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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