Skip to comments.Jason Chaffetz: Biden falsely claims no hint of scandal when he was VP
Posted on 05/16/2019 6:49:51 AM PDT by knighthawk
The bewildering claim by Democratic presidential hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden this week that that "there wasn't a single, solitary hint of scandal" during the Obama-Biden administration may help explain why President Trump refers to Biden as Sleepy Joe.
Biden must have slept through the eight years of scandals that resulted in American deaths at home and abroad, the weaponization of our executive branch agencies, and the compromise of our classified information when he served as vice president under President Barack Obama.
Try telling the family of slain Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry that the Obama-Biden administration was scandal-free. Terry was killed by a gun our government deliberately sold to drug cartels in Mexico. Not only did the Obama-Biden Justice Department know about that operation Attorney General Eric Holder participated in covering it up when the scandal broke.
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Joe was neck-deep in the “stimulus” money distribution. I look forward to his full accounting of where that all went.
Using irs to stifle political opposition is worse than anything Nixon did
Biden walking around smelling and groping children should be enough of a scandal.
I hope he gets bitten in his butt by the corrupt shenanigans he and his spawn engaged in with Ukraine and China.
Missing in Action: Stimulus Sheriff Joe Biden
By Michelle Malkin - October 10, 2012
Copyright 2012, Creators Syndicate Inc.
Remember when President Obama bragged about Joe Biden's fiscal discipline creds in 2009? "To you, he's Mr. Vice President, but around the White House, we call him the Sheriff," Obama warned government employees. "Because if you're misusing taxpayer money, you'll have to answer to him." Fast-forward to 2012. Call in the search teams. Since being appointed the nation's stimulus spending cop, Sheriff Joe has taken a permanent donut break. He's AWOL on oversight. In fact, he's been bubble-wrapped, boxed and kept completely out of sight. The garrulous gaffe machine hasn't sat down for a national media interview in five months.
The Democrats' trillion-dollar "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act," however, keeps piling up waste, failure, fraud and debt. Who benefited most? Big government cronies. According to Investor's Business Daily this week, a new analysis by Ohio State University economics professor Bill Dupor reported that "(m)ore than three-quarters of the jobs created or saved by President Obama's economic stimulus in the first year were in government."
Dupor and another colleague had earlier concluded that the porkulus was a predictable jobs-killer that crowded out non-government jobs with make-work public jobs and programs. Indeed, the massive wealth redistribution scheme "destroyed/forestalled roughly one million private sector jobs" by siphoning tax dollars "to offset state revenue shortfalls and Medicaid increases rather than boost private sector employment."
Will this Keynesian wreckage come up during Thursday night's vice presidential debate? It should be a centerpiece of domestic policy discussion. Nowhere is the gulf between Obama/Biden rhetoric and reality on jobs wider. Remember: Obama's Ivy League eggheads behind the stimulus promised that "(m)ore than 90 percent of the jobs created are likely to be in the private sector." These are the same feckless economic advisers who infamously vowed that the stimulus would keep unemployment below 8 percent -- and that unemployment would drop below 6 percent sometime this year. Sheriff Joe rebuked the "naysayers" who decried the behemoth stimulus program's waste, fraud and abuse. "You know what? They were wrong," he crowed.
But Biden was radio silent about the nearly 4,000 stimulus recipients who received $24 billion in Recovery Act funds -- while owing more than $750 million in unpaid corporate, payroll and other taxes. (Cash for Tax Cheats, anyone?)
He had nothing to say about the $6 billion in stimulus energy credits for homeowners that went to nearly a third of credit-claimers who had no record of homeownership, including minors and prisoners.
And the $530 million dumped into the profligate Detroit public schools for laptops and other computer equipment that have had little, if any, measurable academic benefits. And the whopping $6.7 million cost per job under the $50 billion stimulus-funded green energy loan program -- which funded politically connected but now bankrupt solar firms Solyndra ($535 million), Abound Solar ($400 million), Beacon Power ($43 million), A123 ($250 million) and Ener1 ($119 million).
And the $1 million in stimulus cash that went to Big Bird and Sesame Street "to promote healthy eating," which created a theoretical "1.47" jobs. (As Sean Higgins of The Examiner noted, "(T)hat comes out to about $726,000 per job created.")
And the hundreds of millions in stimulus money steered to General Services Administrations junkets in Las Vegas and Hawaii, ghost congressional districts, dead people, infrastructure to nowhere and ubiquitous stimulus propaganda road signs stamped with the shovel-ready logo.
Of course, there's no example of unfettered stimulus squandering more fitting than the one named after Keystone Fiscal Kop Joe Biden himself. Government-funded Amtrak's Wilmington, Del., station raked in $20 million in "recovery" money after heavy personal lobbying by the state's most prominent customer and cheerleader. In return, the station (which came in $6 million over budget, according to The Washington Times) renamed its facility after Biden. Bloated costs. Crony political narcissism. Glaring conflicts of interest. Monumental waste. This is the Obama/Biden stimulus legacy bequeathed to our children and their grandchildren. Sheriff Joe and his plundering boss need to be run out of town on a rail.
A former Secret Service agent assigned to the Vice President Joe Biden residence claims that the Service often had to protect female agents from him. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, the agent asserted that, We had to cancel the VP Christmas get together at the Vice Presidents house because Biden would grope all of our wives and girlfriends asses. The annual party was for agents and Navy personnel who were tasked with protecting the Biden family.
He would mess with every single woman or teen. It was horrible, the agent said. According to the source, a Secret Service agent once got suspended for a week in 2009 for shoving Biden after he cupped his girlfriends breast while the couple was taking a photo with him. The situation got so heated, the source told Cassandra Fairbanks, that others had to step in to prevent the agent from hitting the then-Vice President. Additionally, the agent claims that Biden would walk around the VP residence naked at night. I mean, Stark naked Weinstein level stuff, he added. He said that the men on duty would frequently stand in front of female agents and Navy women that were present like a damn guardian. On some occasions, they would make up reasons to get the women away from where he was. The agent said he was specifically concerned about women in the Navy.
They werent allowed to disobey him at all, but wed take them away under pretend auspices, the agent stated. The official Vice Presidential residence is the Queen Anne style house at One Observatory Circle in Washington, DC, which is located on the northeast grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory. The property is maintained and cared for by the service branch.
Best-selling author Ronald Kessler wrote about Bidens problem with female agents in his book The First Family Detail. Agents say that, whether at the vice presidents residence or at his home in Delaware, Biden has a habit of swimming in his pool nude, Kessler wrote. Female Secret Service agents find that offensive. Our source confirmed this sentiment, adding that it was especially an issue at his Delaware house that he would go to every weekend.
Biden would only get naked when Jill was absent, he added.
Biden has also long been criticized for his contact with women and girls in photos and videos, and was even referred to as Creepy Uncle Joe Biden by the Washington Post. In a report from the Washington Examiner titled, Joe Bidens Woman Touching Habit, Byron York wrote that he has a tendency to be particularly affectionate with women in business and social situations, like the 2013 Christmas party at which he embraced reporter Amie Parnes. The agent also worked under the Bush administration, and added that Vice President Dick Cheney never grabbed any butts or breasts. We have reached out to a Biden spokeswoman for comment, but did not receive a response by time of publishing.
The Kenyanesian Usurpation was one scandal after another, they just went unreported by by the Ministry of Propaganda.
I don’t know why Jason decided not to run again as our Utah Representative, I was thinking he might run for Gov. of Utah, but I think the Lt. Gov. has that sewn up...a lot of support for the guy...
I like Jason, he does things as they should be, if it is wrong, he says so, if it’s right he says it is right...
I do know on a youtube video Our President walked by him and shook his hand and said: “go get em” and the next thing I know Jason announced he would not be running again...hmmmm
I'm sure he doesn't remember,
if you like your doctor, you can keep it
chris stevens was killed by angry movie critics
shovel ready projects
Joe! Joe! The entire Ophonybama administration was as scandal right FRom the get-go!
FRom the time that Ophonybama announced he was running for President until the moment that President Trump was inaugurated, WAS SCANDALOUS!
The Democrat Party was a FRaud! Ophnonybama was a FRaud! YOU were a FRaud! The entire administration was a FRaud!
You, Joe, willingly, gladly and cheerfully participated in and enabled the single most devastating SCAM ever pulled on the American people!
Begone with you! Buzz off! Leave us alone!
Benghazi was totally scandal free
So they told us
So was sending pallets of cash to Tehrans mullahs to buy an obama legacy
So was setting up and supporting ISIS and al Qaeda militias as proxies and ripping Syria and Libya apart with brutal barbarians we supported
So was perpetrating the big lie of obamacare on tens of millions who lost affordable insurance and traded for serfdom under obamacare premiums to be repaid from their modest estates
So was the loss of half of SEAL team 6 after Biden compromised their role in the Bin Laden raid, and the families forced to endure Muslim prayers over their coffins before they were sent home
So was the $5 billion ransom and terrorists freed for the return of a traitorous deserter
So were the numerous successful and unsuccessful acts of jihad and terrorism on our soil termed as workplace violence
Yeah....I explained Biden’s behaviour with children to an elderly lady friend recently (she votes Dem)...all she sees is what’s on the “news”...she was a bit shocked...
Where did all the Stimulus go Mr Shovel Ready ? Remember Obama put you in charge ,LOL
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