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These Are The 5 Democrats Who Will Be On The Benghazi Committee
Business Insider ^ | 05/21/2014 | BRETT LOGIURATO

Posted on 05/21/2014 2:37:58 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday named the five Democrats who will participate in the select committee established by House Speaker John Boehner to investigate the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. Here they are:

* Elijah Cummings, Ranking Member on the House Oversight Committee

* Adam Smith, Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Committee

* Adam Schiff, a member of the Appropriations Committee who vehemently opposed the creation of the panel

* Linda Sanchez, a member of the Ways and Means Committee

* Tammy Duckworth, a member of the Armed Services Committee

A senior Democratic aide had said earlier in the day that Pelosi was "leaning toward" participating in the committee. Some Democrats suggested the party should boycott the committee entirely while others offered a Plan C — send only one member, which would allow for Democrats to both signal their disapproval of the panel while also maintaining their ability to question witnesses and get access to reports.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 113th; benghazi; benghazihearings; bhostatedept; democrats; nancypelosi; soshillary

1 posted on 05/21/2014 2:37:58 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Elijah Cummings should be disqualified right off the bat for unethical behavior on Obama’s political misuse of the IRS.


2 posted on 05/21/2014 2:40:49 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: SeekAndFind

Grayson will sit in the hall?


3 posted on 05/21/2014 2:41:23 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: SeekAndFind

no Grayson? LOL. I guess the rest of the party didn’t think that smarmy ass is the best face to put on the party during these hearings.


4 posted on 05/21/2014 2:42:38 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: Menehune56

They want Elijah Cummings there to serve as the Obama firewall ( AKA obstructionist ), the same way he did the IRS hearings.


5 posted on 05/21/2014 2:43:43 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: Menehune56

YUP! The man isn’t african-american he is a shiite stain that’s why he’s brown.


6 posted on 05/21/2014 2:44:38 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Menehune56

Amen! When I heard he was on it I was incredulous. Talk about stacking the deck...


7 posted on 05/21/2014 2:47:37 PM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: SeekAndFind

They look like a freak show from a local carnival.


8 posted on 05/21/2014 2:48:34 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: dontreadthis

Grayson should be in an institution with a padded cell.


9 posted on 05/21/2014 2:49:01 PM PDT by mothball
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To: SeekAndFind

So these dhimmicrats are assigned to make an attempt to frustrate Trey Gowdy’s search for the truth of what happened at Benghazi?


10 posted on 05/21/2014 2:49:43 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: SeekAndFind

11 posted on 05/21/2014 2:50:13 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: SeekAndFind

Why boycott the committee hearings when you can send in people to obfuscate and interfere?


12 posted on 05/21/2014 2:50:22 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

That’s what Elijah Cummings is there for. He has vast experience with the IRS investigations.


13 posted on 05/21/2014 2:52:29 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: SeekAndFind

They will do nothing but OBSTRUCT.


14 posted on 05/21/2014 2:53:37 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: SeekAndFind
Glad to see that the Dems are going to be there.. they absolutely cannot let the Committee succeed I'll get to watch the aged 1960s Marxist-Alinsky campus radical, psycho spoiled brats (along with their ideological issue) in action again!

Not likely to see Mau-Mauing on the Committee but the audience will be stacked with disruptors.

15 posted on 05/21/2014 2:57:44 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: EagleUSA

Yes, they will but they are worried or wouldn’t have joined on the committee. Plus, the VA scabdal is gonna suck the air out of these losers.


16 posted on 05/21/2014 2:58:35 PM PDT by arkfreepdom
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To: Menehune56

His unethical behavior makes Elijah especially qualified to be one of the dhimmicrat quintuplets.


17 posted on 05/21/2014 3:00:06 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: SeekAndFind

There will not be enough waste baskets to put all the ‘dems’ trash in.


18 posted on 05/21/2014 3:16:19 PM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: SeekAndFind

With Elijah Cummings in this makes any hearing less then a joke.


19 posted on 05/21/2014 3:16:45 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American - Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Elijah Cummings.......Racist bigmouth
Adam Smith..............From my state, the Peoples’ Republic of Washington
Linda Sanchez...........Questionable win over Bob Dornan; good bet that
lot of illegal votes were cast


20 posted on 05/21/2014 3:26:44 PM PDT by beelzepug (You can't fix a broken washing machine by washing more expensive clothes in it.)
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To: arkfreepdom

“..Yes, they will but they are worried or wouldn’t have joined on the committee.”

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I think we can expect much more crap like this to keep attention off the real 2014/2016 issues — Obamacare and Benghazi which still remain at the top of the list for the GOP. All these criminals can do is throw out “red herrings” to confuse and obfuscate. And sprinkle that generously with loads of lies.....Democrat strategy, 2016.


21 posted on 05/21/2014 3:33:06 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, this is mixed good news/bad news.
Obviously, the “boycott” media strategy failed.
I would have much preferred the boycott than have scum obstructing the proceedings. The chances of getting to the real facts just went down about 75%.


22 posted on 05/21/2014 3:50:52 PM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: Chewbarkah
Obviously, the “boycott” media strategy failed.

Yup...

After watching the dems and the media for years...it is plain that the MSM take their cues from the multiple talking head with the same talking points they trot out for media consumption...it's not for for public consumption...

Looks like the media just might have a interest in finding out a little truth here...

After all, 2014 is coming up and will make for some interesting sounds bites on both sides of the aisle...

23 posted on 05/21/2014 4:20:01 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Menehune56

Exactly


24 posted on 05/21/2014 4:28:06 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Chewbarkah

Trey Gowdy will not allow the crap that milquetoast D. Issa allows. If Cummings goes off point and politicizes anything, Trey will pull the mike and not let the media dictate the course of the investigation. Same goes for the other members, some whom are there for show.


25 posted on 05/21/2014 4:46:11 PM PDT by GOP Congress
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To: beelzepug

I get to claim the utterly useless Tammy Duckworth, she is MY congresscritter and a freakin piece of work.
I think I’ll contact her office, daily, for updates.
See what they have to say.


26 posted on 05/21/2014 4:47:37 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

How many times did they have to redraw the district map so Duckworth could win an election?


27 posted on 05/21/2014 5:07:29 PM PDT by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them)
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To: SeekAndFind
Here they come now!

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28 posted on 05/21/2014 5:17:48 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: SeekAndFind
They want Elijah Cummings there to serve as the Obama firewall ( AKA obstructionist ), the same way he did the IRS hearings.

ALL the rats will serve as Obama's firewall, on any and all committees that investigate anything.

29 posted on 05/21/2014 6:06:15 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: GOP Congress

My expectation is that the Dems will obstruct outrageously, then Gowdy will reel them in. This will allow the Dems to generate a pro-wrestling style “controversy” that the media will tout ad nauseum while ignoring the real issues.

The Dems will exploit their insider knowledge of the investigation to tip off and shape the media ahead of events. They, and their committee staff, will tip off witnesses about things that have come out during depo’s, and also act as “minders” to assure witnesses are afraid to divulge anything they might “regret” later — sort of like having Jimmy Hoffa sit by a witness testifying about union/mob corruption.

Cummings and Sanchez are known scumbags. I am not familiar with Pelosi’s other picks (but they are all from Dem-controlled states). What do you mean by “some are there for show”? I am really curious whether all five are Hillary-worshippers, or if some are there to protect other Dem factions. The stakes for Hillary are sky-high. If Gowdy can unearth the truth despite what will be coming at him, his face belongs on Mt. Rushmore.


30 posted on 05/21/2014 6:47:33 PM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

Question: What’s a Duckworth?

Answer: I don’t know but they’re sending me the bill.

Ba da bump!


31 posted on 05/21/2014 7:16:47 PM PDT by beelzepug (You can't fix a broken washing machine by washing more expensive clothes in it.)
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To: virgil

No kidding, such a scam and she is a lying pos.

Here’s what I wonder; why was she tapped for this, a first term congresswoman? Could it be to take any eyes off her regarding the VA disaster, she was heavily involved with them here in IL. Seems she was always a rat, I need to go research what she did with/for them.


32 posted on 05/21/2014 8:25:24 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: SeekAndFind

All in districts safe enough they could be caught sexually abusing little children and still win re-election.


33 posted on 05/21/2014 8:26:56 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: SeekAndFind

I wouldn’t trade a bucket of warm spit for the lot of em.


34 posted on 05/22/2014 3:20:23 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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