Skip to comments.Obama Defends Not Telling Congress Before Bergdahl Prisoner Swap (Is that a felony?)
Posted on 06/07/2014 11:20:17 AM PDT by Libloather
President Barack Obama defended not telling Congress beforehand about plans to exchange five Taliban prisoners for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, saying that time was of the essence in completing the swap.
Obama, saying he would make no apologies for the move, told NBC News in an interview that the decision was unanimous among principals in his administration and was backed by the Pentagons Joint Chiefs of Staff, according to excerpts released by the network.
We had to act fast in a delicate situation that required no publicity, the president told NBCs Brian Williams in the interview broadcast last night. It was a difficult piece of business because of the fact that youre dealing with an untrustworthy adversary, not a normal state actor. And we saw an opportunity and we took it.
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It is a “high crime and misdemeanor”
I saw his interview. Arrogant. And he’s dumber than donuts.
0bama has broken at least four laws with this swap. Treason - aid and comfort to the enemy. The 30 day Congressional notification NDAA H.R. 1960 Statute - taxpayer dollars were spent to remove these prisoners from Guantanamo Bay. Then there is giving material assistance (human assets) to a non-state terrorist organization. And fourth the U.S. Policy and Response to Terrorists which says that the US will make no concessions to terrorists. It will not pay ransoms, release prisoners, change its policies or agree to other acts that might encourage additional terrorism.
We had to act fast in a delicate situation that required no publicity, the president told NBCs Brian Williams.
About Fast and Furious..HE LIES!
About his Birth Cert .HE LIES!
About Solindra...HE LIES!
About the IRS... HE LIES!
About Bengazi...HE LIES!
About the VA... HE LIES!
About domestic spying...HE LIES!
About Global Warming HE LIES!
About Healthcare HE LIES!
About Illegal Immigration HE LIES!
About gun control HE LIES!
About the EPA HE LIES!
About Bowe Bergadahl HE LIES!
About anything About everything...HE LIES!
The Bergdal parents were apparently given enough advance notice to pack for, plan, and arrange a cross country flight to DC from a small regional airport that involved layovers. But the Muslim speaking and appearing parents could be trusted and not Congress.
No publicity ? That is what closed door sessions are for. Having the parent of Berghdal in the Rose Garden is unwarranted publicity.
Call your congressmen to demand impeachment.
I repeat...HE LIES!
Please do not insult donuts.
“time was of the essence” That’s as false as anything Susan Rice said about Benghazi.
Barry wanted to do it—period—even though everyone: the military, Congress, his own advisors, if we had a fly on the wall—was saying,
“No sir, don’t do that. Bad idea, bad policy, bad politics and most importantly, plainly, clearly illegal. Remember that act you signed less than a year ago?”
So now he’s saying, “time was of the essence.”
No one is buying the initial nonsense churned out by his stooges, particularly stooge Susan, that Bergdahl was a hero/seriously ill/in mortal danger, etc.
And no one is buying this TWOTE poppycock.
All of this former squad members make it clear he was an eight-ball, a deserter and maybe even a turncoat providing information and assistance to the enemy.
Bergdahl’s health is fine and he wasn’t going anywhere, having been there safely for five years amusing his captors with fan dances and such, apparently happy to remain.
Time wasn’t a factor at all, unless Barry was talking about his miserable presidency winding down. That must be it.
Worst president in the history of the country.
Let’s move on to a real issue.
OK Zero—come clean: How many zeros were there in the off-the-books check you cut to these turkeys?
What difference does it make? Bonehead, Cantor and the GOPe’s won’t
make him pay a price for it.