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Sen. Ted Cruz Grills FBI Director On Irs Investigation
therightscoop.com ^ | 5/21/14

Posted on 05/21/2014 12:54:30 PM PDT by cotton1706

Sen. Ted Cruz went after FBI Director James Comey, who promised a year ago that the IRS investigation would be a very high priority. Yet today, as Comey sits before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he won’t answer whether a single person has been interviewed or, really, much else about the investigation, hiding behind the fact that it’s an ‘ongoing investigation’.

What I like about this clip is the passion with which Cruz questions the FBI Director.

He also hits back at Leahy, the committee chair, when he’s basically told to accept the witness’ non-answer. Cruz pretty much tells Leahy that he can accept the FBI Director’s answer if he wants, and he understand the non-answer might be good enough for them because many Democrats don’t really care about getting answers in the IRS investigation. Leahy noted that his motives had nothing to do with it, but that the non-answer given by Comey was appropriate. Cruz fired back, to make his point, that when he sought to criminalize the targeting of anyone by the IRS based on their political views, Democrats on that committee voted it down.

Watch:

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: conservative; cruz; doj; fbi; irs; irsscandals; irsteapartyscandal; jamescomey; leahy; scandal; teaparty; tedcruz

1 posted on 05/21/2014 12:54:30 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

CRUZ/WEST 2016 THE BALLS AND BRAINS AMERICA LACKS IN THE WHITE HOUSE.


2 posted on 05/21/2014 12:58:59 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: longfellow
CRUZ/WEST 2016 THE BALLS AND BRAINS AMERICA LACKS IN THE WHITE HOUSE.

You forgot to include most of the GOP, as well.
3 posted on 05/21/2014 1:01:24 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: longfellow

Make us proud Ted, make us proud!


4 posted on 05/21/2014 1:01:38 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: cotton1706

Comey is useless. His FBI couldn’t find a leak under a sink.


5 posted on 05/21/2014 1:02:47 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conservatives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: cotton1706

Cruz IS the best candidate for 2016, by far. Bob


6 posted on 05/21/2014 1:02:52 PM PDT by alstewartfan (She wanders down the hallway in her long black dress Lingers by the fireplace like a faint caress Al)
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To: cotton1706

Cruz - Palin 2016


7 posted on 05/21/2014 1:03:07 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: cotton1706

So, Leahy contends that leftists SHOULD be able to use the IRS to target their political opponents.

If these leftists were only that honest, we actually might get people to care.


8 posted on 05/21/2014 1:03:52 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: FatherofFive

or Cruz - Martinez 2016


9 posted on 05/21/2014 1:04:01 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: cotton1706

Thank you Texas for Sen. Cruz.


10 posted on 05/21/2014 1:04:05 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: cotton1706; tpmintx; TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig; Caipirabob; Clump; ColdOne; Monterrosa-24; ...
Ted Cruz Ping!

If you want on/off this ping list, please let me know.

Please beware, this is a high-volume ping list!
11 posted on 05/21/2014 1:07:31 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: cotton1706

Johnson/Paul 2016


12 posted on 05/21/2014 1:07:32 PM PDT by dware (3 prohibited topics in mixed company: politics, religion and operating systems...)
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To: cotton1706

One thing I admire about Progressive and the Obama regime.

Its lackeys are spread throughout government, and are really are true believers in the cause. They don’t need to be told what to do and if they are told, they don’t talk about it.

Compare that with the members of Reagan, Bush administrations who would easily break-ranks on issues big and small for the chance to be a 15 second media superstar.


13 posted on 05/21/2014 1:08:40 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: cotton1706

When it comes out that Comey has been lying..he should be impeached..


14 posted on 05/21/2014 1:10:13 PM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: SoConPubbie

My car isn’t big enough for that bumper sticker.


15 posted on 05/21/2014 1:14:21 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: cotton1706

“FBI Director James Comey, who promised a year ago that the IRS investigation would be a very high priority. Yet today, .. he won’t answer whether a single person has been interviewed or, really, much else about the investigation, ..”

I am sure the MSM will be all over this. </s>


16 posted on 05/21/2014 1:18:00 PM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - a classical Christian approach to homeschool])
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To: cotton1706

Finally. A Republican with stones challenging these bullies.


17 posted on 05/21/2014 1:18:38 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: cotton1706

F.B.I. head is part of a criminal enterprise know as the obammy administration.


18 posted on 05/21/2014 1:21:33 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: ken5050

“When it comes out that Comey has been lying..he should be impeached..”

Firing squad would be the proper outcome.


19 posted on 05/21/2014 1:24:30 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: ken5050

“When it comes out that Comey has been lying..he should be impeached..”
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Well, in that case he should be imprisoned. But since he, effectively, did not answer ANY of the germane questions he couldn’t found guilty of lying. Very HILLARY of him.


20 posted on 05/21/2014 1:24:59 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: cotton1706

I’d encourage ALL FReepers to view the linked video. Ted Cruz is VERY impressive and, in comparison, the other 2016 potential Republican candidates (e.g., Jebbie Bush, Paul Ryan) are mental and character munchkins.


21 posted on 05/21/2014 1:27:52 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: cotton1706
FBI Director James Comey has about as much dignity as something I just flushed down the toilet. That POS is engaged in a criminal cover-up. When our FBI BECOMES THE WRONGDOERS, WE ARE IN SERIOUS TROUBLE.

AMERICA IS GONE.

22 posted on 05/21/2014 1:28:39 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: cotton1706

Leaky Leahey shouldn’t be on any Senate Committee he should be in Club Fed for his willful leaking of classified documents years ago.


23 posted on 05/21/2014 1:28:47 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: tumblindice

CRUZ/CARLSON 2016!!!!


24 posted on 05/21/2014 1:33:02 PM PDT by Dqban22
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To: cotton1706
Ask FBI about the voter fraud investigations.
Were the Philly voting machines rigged or not?
It's been a over a year and a half.

25 posted on 05/21/2014 1:46:13 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: cotton1706

Too much repetitive editorializing in my opinion. Cruz was a prosecutor and could have peppered him with more questions for him to duck and dodge.


26 posted on 05/21/2014 2:06:59 PM PDT by wildbill (Too)
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To: cotton1706

Love his passion.


27 posted on 05/21/2014 2:56:04 PM PDT by Katarina
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To: cotton1706

That video demonstrates why its important for Republicans to win a majority in the US Senate.


28 posted on 05/21/2014 4:04:34 PM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: cotton1706

Lehy is a criminal and so are most of the rest of the rats and a lot of the pubbies.

This is a gangster government.

Holder could put Capone to shame.


29 posted on 05/21/2014 4:14:39 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: cotton1706

When Cruz .. sought to criminalize the targeting of anyone by the IRS based on their political views, Democrats voted it down.

Democrats can not handle the truth.


30 posted on 05/22/2014 10:28:33 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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