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Rep. Bridenstine DENIED access to OK HHS facility housing 1200 illegal minors, asks “What are they
The Right Scoop ^ | July 2 2014 | The Right Scoop

Posted on 07/02/2014 8:45:51 AM PDT by PoloSec

FULL TITLE: Rep. Bridenstine DENIED access to OK HHS facility housing 1200 illegal minors, asks “What are they trying to hide?”

Congressman Jim Bridenstine tried to visit a facility in Oklahoma yesterday housing illegal alien minors who have crossed the border and was denied access to it. He was told he could schedule an appointment three weeks from now:

There is no excuse for denying a Federal Representative from Oklahoma access to a federal facility in Oklahoma where unaccompanied children are being held. Any Member of Congress should have the legal authority to visit a federal youth detention facility without waiting three weeks.

He also described newly erected fences that were chained closed, covered with material in order to obscure the view of what’s happening inside the facility.

Bridenstine wants to know what they are trying to hide in these facilities.

Read his press release below on the incident:

Congressman Jim Bridenstine (OK) was denied access yesterday to the HHS facility at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma currently housing up to 1,200 unaccompanied alien children (UAC) who illegally crossed the southern border into the United States.

Congressman Bridenstine said, “There is no excuse for denying a Federal Representative from Oklahoma access to a federal facility in Oklahoma where unaccompanied children are being held. Any Member of Congress should have the legal authority to visit a federal youth detention facility without waiting three weeks.”

The Health and Human Services (HHS) official who appears to be in charge of the facility told Congressman Bridenstine he could schedule an appointment for July 21. HHS Deputy Director of the Office of Public Affairs, Ken Wolfe, would not take the Congressman’s phone call. The Congressman was told to send Mr. Wolfe an email as that was the preferred method of communication. Congressman Bridenstine’s email to Mr. Wolfe included this press release.

“After my visit today with the base commander, I approached the barracks where the children are housed. A new fence has been erected by HHS, completely surrounding the barracks and covered with material to totally obscure the view. Every gate is chained closed.

“I approached a security guard and asked to speak with the manager of the facility. The guard called his supervisor who said no visitors were allowed. I asked if they were aware that I am a Member of Congress. Eventually the manager came out and said that I would have to go through HHS legislative affairs and that the first chance to visit would be July 21st.

“What are they trying to hide? Do they not want the children to speak with Members of Congress? As a Navy pilot, I have been involved in operations countering illicit human trafficking. I would like to know to whom these children are being released.”

Ft. Sill is one of three facilities in the U.S. currently housing the unaccompanied alien children. The Administration policy is that after they are apprehended on the border by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the children are transferred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for transport, and then placed in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) until released to a so-called “sponsor” in the U.S.


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bridenstine; jimbridenstine; obamakamps

1 posted on 07/02/2014 8:45:51 AM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec
What are they trying to hide?

Oh, things like scabies, lice, measles, and strep throat. Nothing much.

2 posted on 07/02/2014 8:47:56 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: PoloSec

Impeach President Obama now!


3 posted on 07/02/2014 8:48:02 AM PDT by SatinDoll (A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN IS BORN IN THE US OF US CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: PoloSec

This is getting scary.


4 posted on 07/02/2014 8:48:24 AM PDT by ChocChipCookie ("Demons run when a good man goes to war.")
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To: Enterprise

I was just going to say that.

The whole place is probably quarantined.

For good reason...


5 posted on 07/02/2014 8:48:57 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: PoloSec
The Tyrant is a proud crypto-Moslem who meets with Hamas
after they slaughtered an American boy, and proudly
overseas 100,000 "children" laden with incurable
diseases, escorted into every State by force,
as he arms al Qaeda, AND made all Moslems,
along with the entire EXEMPT US Congress,
immune to ObamaCARE/DeathCARE.

"At the foundation of our civil liberties lies
the principle that denies to government officials
an exceptional position before the law and which
subjects them to the same rules of conduct
that are commands to the citizen."

Justice Louis D. Brandeis



6 posted on 07/02/2014 8:49:16 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: PoloSec
Separation of powers. Co-equal branches.

He should be allowed in.

Now he needs to go with a whole Congressional delegation.

Boehner and McCarthy need to go with him. Let's see what kind of fortitude McCarthy has as the new Majority Leader.

-PJ

7 posted on 07/02/2014 8:50:10 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Enterprise

-——What are they trying to hide?——

Nothing....... the better statement would be “What are they hiding?”

There is no try.


8 posted on 07/02/2014 8:50:14 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: PoloSec

Can’t state governors send agencies in there to protect the conditions children are living under? One thing this horrific situation is revealing is how inept governors are in enforcing states rights (and obligations) in a crisis.


9 posted on 07/02/2014 8:51:24 AM PDT by grania
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To: PoloSec

also

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3175047/posts

for additional comments


10 posted on 07/02/2014 8:51:41 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: PoloSec

Well Mr. Bridenstine, bring sherrifs and police, arrest anyone blocking you.


11 posted on 07/02/2014 8:51:53 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Black Agnes

That is probably the truth.


12 posted on 07/02/2014 8:52:23 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise

Yes, obama has launched a biological attack on US citizens.


13 posted on 07/02/2014 8:53:01 AM PDT by RatRipper (The political left are utterly evil and corrupt)
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To: PoloSec

Congressman with old, outdated notions.
Thinks he and congress still matter.
Doesn’t realize we are now a dictatorship run by a dope addled, half-black, racist tyrant carrying a bushel of chips on his shoulder.


14 posted on 07/02/2014 8:54:01 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: PoloSec

They’re not hiding anything, their hard drives just crashed. Or something. With no backup. Um... they’re quarantined trying to find all of the leaking bits and bytes.


15 posted on 07/02/2014 8:54:34 AM PDT by kevkrom (I'm not an unreasonable man... well, actually, I am. But hear me out anyway.)
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To: PoloSec

This is a scene right out of “Seven Days in May”, except the President is the one overthrowing the government.


16 posted on 07/02/2014 8:54:35 AM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: PoloSec
Jim Bridenstine ought to contact the UN and invite them to investigate.
17 posted on 07/02/2014 8:55:26 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: PoloSec

Does anyone in DC truly understand the level of revulsion that exists out here? First one that actually DOES something is going to be a hero. It’s there for the taking.

Movements ignite by action. We have talked this stuff to death.

He needs to announce he’s going back tomorrow and invite his constituents to join him to heat an immediate report of his inspection. I’m not sure about “muscle.” Patriot Riders?


18 posted on 07/02/2014 8:55:44 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: PoloSec

Gather the citizens up ansd storm the damned castle already


19 posted on 07/02/2014 9:01:08 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: Enterprise
"What are they trying to hide?"

 

Obama Kamps. You really don't want to know.

20 posted on 07/02/2014 9:02:10 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: PoloSec

He should take his own bolt cutters and just go in. Are they going to shoot him?


21 posted on 07/02/2014 9:06:39 AM PDT by The Free Engineer (a)
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To: PoloSec

What they’re trying to hide =

It’s not Minors, it’s an invading army of jihadis.

That’s why DHS requested 40,000 pairs of XL underwear. It’s another ISIS.

Plus, Obamatollah probably had them sprayed with Smallpox to infect all the cities they’re getting bussed to.


22 posted on 07/02/2014 9:14:20 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: PoloSec

oh well, that’s obammy and his f-ing federal gub mint.


23 posted on 07/02/2014 9:19:34 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: PoloSec

OK, so I thought this was too kooky to entertain, but...

there is a conspiracy theory floating around concerning elitists kidnapping children from third world countries and

HUNTING THEM.

http://beforeitsnews.com/celebrities/2014/06/european-royals-killing-naked-children-for-fun-at-human-hunting-parties-2465154.html


24 posted on 07/02/2014 9:21:48 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Stupid Republicans. Guess they didn’t get the memo that they are NOBODY. lol


25 posted on 07/02/2014 9:22:27 AM PDT by sheana
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To: PoloSec

Not an issue of hiding anything. Just letting you know who the BOSS is and it is not you or the people of your State.
You will take what they give and like it or else.
I would love to see some Governor call out the National Guard and march right into some facility with local reporters in tail.. Hell just call out a couple of State Police Swat tams and go in.....


26 posted on 07/02/2014 9:26:11 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: PoloSec

Some great campaign commercials can be made at these facilities.


27 posted on 07/02/2014 9:27:50 AM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: don-o

“Does anyone in DC truly understand the level of revulsion that exists out here?”

I asked my neighbor about this yesterday. He was unaware of the situation.


28 posted on 07/02/2014 9:31:41 AM PDT by Zuse (I am disrupted! I am offended! I am insulted! I am outraged!)
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To: Zuse
I asked my neighbor about this yesterday. He was unaware of the situation.

If a Congressman rolled up with a military escort, reckon THAT would make an impression?

29 posted on 07/02/2014 9:33:57 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Enterprise
Oh, things like scabies, lice, measles, and strep throat. Nothing much.

The morning news on KOGO (San Diego) reports that 7 of the illegals on the bus turned away from Murrieta last night were taken to the hospital for treatment of scabies. Who's paying for that? They are not US citizens. The condition does not merit the legal distinction of emergency medical care to save a life in imminent peril. The hospital and its paying customers are going to be stuck paying for the services. We're being fleeced by Obama and his phony humanitarian crisis invasion.

30 posted on 07/02/2014 9:34:30 AM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Zuse

“Does anyone in DC truly understand the level of revulsion that exists out here?”

I asked my neighbor about this yesterday. He was unaware of the situation.

 

______________________________________________________________

 

And there ya have it. I don't watch MSM on TV. But are they even mentioning this? I doubt it. The average American is not being told what is really going on here in Amerika.

 

31 posted on 07/02/2014 9:35:05 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Myrddin

Thanks. I will post it to the Rush thread. He is talking about it now.


32 posted on 07/02/2014 9:41:19 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: PoloSec

Jim Jones did the same thing.


33 posted on 07/02/2014 9:42:05 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: Diogenesis

“At the foundation of our civil liberties lies
the principle that denies to government officials
an exceptional position before the law and which
subjects them to the same rules of conduct
that are commands to the citizen.”
Justice Louis D. Brandeis

Unless it is enforced, it is nothing but words. Are WE to become the enforcers?


34 posted on 07/02/2014 9:48:49 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: don-o
First one that actually DOES something is going to be a hero. It’s there for the taking.

A DEAD hero. I'm not quite ready to go, yet. Maybe later...

35 posted on 07/02/2014 9:51:06 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: MrB

You were right the first time. WAY too kooky.


36 posted on 07/02/2014 9:59:11 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: don-o

He won’t get one, a military escort. They are on a federal military base with regular military guards.

The only option for the Congressman is to be arrested. He should bring boltcutters and a camera team that is shooting video to the cloud (I can’t believe I just found something useful about The Cloud).

He should enter the facility and defy the guards to arrest him and force them to show cause before a judge in the morning.


37 posted on 07/02/2014 10:04:11 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs (.)
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To: PoloSec
“What are they trying to hide?”

That so very few of them are actually 'children'.

38 posted on 07/02/2014 10:04:54 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: PoloSec

Rep? What rep? No representation on this issue


39 posted on 07/02/2014 11:23:44 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Black Agnes; Enterprise
I was just going to say that.

The whole place is probably quarantined.

For good reason...


I'd add drug resistant TB.

Many in this country have forgotten why passing health screening was once a requirement for entering this country.
40 posted on 07/02/2014 12:08:22 PM PDT by khelus
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41 posted on 07/02/2014 12:09:21 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: khelus

Exactly. We once had a sound political consensus that it was vital to protect the health of our citizens, and it was doubly vital to make sure that diseased foreigners be kept out.


42 posted on 07/02/2014 12:14:21 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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