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Hoyer Declines to Back Up Pelosi's Claim That CIA Misled Congress
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Posted on 05/14/2009 3:43:32 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Hoyer Declines to Back Up Pelosi's Claim That CIA Misled Congress House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer does not vouch for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation against the CIA.

FOXNews.com

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Speaker Nancy Pelosi's deputy in the House declined to back her up on her stunning claim Thursday that the CIA misled Congress about its use of enhanced interrogation techniques.

Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, panned the recent criticism of Pelosi as a "distraction" during a verbal tangle with Republican Whip Eric Cantor on the House floor.

But when asked directly whether he shares Pelosi's belief that the CIA misled Congress, he backed off.

"I have no idea of that. I don't have a belief of that nature because I have no basis on which to base such a belief," Hoyer said. "And I certainly hope that's not the case. And I don't draw that conclusion."

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cia; democratcongress; democrats; hoyer; pelosi; stenyhoyer; waterboarding
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To: plain talk

I am trying to think of the last time a democrat resigned or stepped down from a position of authority?


51 posted on 05/14/2009 11:24:30 PM PDT by porter_knorr
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To: keats5

And so does Michele Bachmann and she is demonized by the media too.


52 posted on 05/15/2009 3:42:17 AM PDT by terilyn
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
Unfortunately he is my congressman, thanks to gerrymandering. He is a long term congressman from Maryland. Pretty bland. keeps getting re-elected....
53 posted on 05/15/2009 7:09:49 AM PDT by sleepwalker (Palin 2012)
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To: Sub-Driver

B!+c# is toast.


54 posted on 05/15/2009 7:13:14 AM PDT by OKSooner ("He's quite mad, you know." - Sean Connery to Honor Blackman in "Goldfinger".)
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