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David Axelrod Says Classified Leaks Not From White House
Yahoo ^ | 6/10/12 | George Stephanopoulos

Posted on 06/10/2012 1:10:04 PM PDT by Libloather

David Axelrod Says Classified Leaks Not From White House
By George Stephanopoulos | ABC OTUS News – 5 hrs ago

Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod said he is confident that newly launched investigations will show that recent leaks on classified national security information did not come from the White House.

"I think the authors of all of this work have said that the White House was not the source of this information," Axelrod told me this morning on "This Week." "I can't say that there weren't leaks. There were obvious leaks, but they weren't from the White House."

Axelrod said Obama takes all "life or death decisions" on national security seriously, and that the White House would not leak information that may jeopardize classified operations.

"He understands that when he commits people to missions that their lives are at stake, and the safety of Americans are at stake," Axelrod said. "And the last thing that he would countenance or anybody around him would countenance are leaks that would jeopardize the security of Americans on these secret missions, and the success of those missions."

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: axelrod; classified; leaks; whitehouse
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"but they weren't from the White House."

And if they were, this dipstick would say so?

1 posted on 06/10/2012 1:10:16 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

No reason to investigate then, carry on.


2 posted on 06/10/2012 1:12:46 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

If the White House isn’t involved, then Scooter Libby goes back to prison? That’s what happened last time.


3 posted on 06/10/2012 1:16:26 PM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: Libloather

How would Axelrod know? Is a political campaign operative automatically given Top Secret clearance?


4 posted on 06/10/2012 1:17:13 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Libloather

Well DAYUM, Axelrod said there were no leaks, who wouldn’t trust that guy?


5 posted on 06/10/2012 1:17:18 PM PDT by mkjessup (Eternal Vigilance (aka FReeper Tom Hoefling) has my vote for President in 2012.)
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To: Libloather

Word twisting: by “White House” he means the physical building itself, not the people in it.


6 posted on 06/10/2012 1:18:43 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: Libloather

“but they weren’t from the White House.”

White House is a “meaning of is is” moment.

Axelrod means literally the WH, not the administration. Weak.


7 posted on 06/10/2012 1:19:31 PM PDT by y6162
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To: Libloather

Ax and Barack must KNOW where the leaks come from, if they can assert where they’re “not” from?!?!

You can’t say what “isn’t”, without knowing what “is”.

I assert they DO KNOW where the leaks come from, and they are LYING!!!


8 posted on 06/10/2012 1:20:16 PM PDT by G Larry (Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society's understanding)
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To: gitmo

Different rules for D’s and R’s...but you already know that.


9 posted on 06/10/2012 1:20:45 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Libloather

Keep an eye on the words used when they try to explain the leaks away. Notice that initially they said no one was authorized to leak info. Now, they’re saying that the alleged leaks didn’t come from the White House. Both statements could be true. However, that doesn’t mean that a political ally at CIA or NSA might not have leaked with a wink and a nod.


10 posted on 06/10/2012 1:21:05 PM PDT by 12Gauge687
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To: Libloather; a fool in paradise

See, I told you so?! Now we have unshakeable proof!


11 posted on 06/10/2012 1:22:33 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Libloather

12 posted on 06/10/2012 1:23:09 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: 12Gauge687

Maybe Ax called him up and he said hell no, he’s not going to dive under that bus. So this investigation charade begins to hide that Obama knew about it from the start, rather than Obama just outing the agent by name.


13 posted on 06/10/2012 1:23:45 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: Libloather

Hitler lookalike has spoken.


14 posted on 06/10/2012 1:24:32 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Libloather
AxleGrease is a slimball liar. Evil incarnate. Photobucket
15 posted on 06/10/2012 1:27:21 PM PDT by HotHunt
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To: Libloather

Is anyone in this administration not a f-ing liar?


16 posted on 06/10/2012 1:34:11 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Libloather
David Axelrod Says Classified Leaks Not From White House

Sorry, a*****e.

As a steadfast rule, I will not believe anything Obama, his closest advisors, his cabinet and his family say, ever.

Did I mention never?

17 posted on 06/10/2012 1:37:45 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: Joe Boucher

18 posted on 06/10/2012 1:37:49 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Libloather

“Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod said he is confident that newly launched investigations will show that recent leaks on classified national security information did not come from the White House.

“I think the authors of all of this work have said that the White House was not the source of this information,” Axelrod told me this morning on “This Week.” “I can’t say that there weren’t leaks...”

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Not a clear statement.

Just a bunch of hyperbole...


19 posted on 06/10/2012 1:39:06 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: Libloather
“but they weren't from the White House.”

Well then, that's all we peasants need to know. Seriously, even if someone was dumb enough to believe Dipstick Axlerod, just whom did leak the info? If they are to believed then obviously they have conducted the internal investigation. Since the Rats haven't hung out any Repubs on the Intelligence Committees, it has to be one of their own they are protecting.

20 posted on 06/10/2012 1:48:09 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

You missed the essence of wht axelgreasy said: the leaks did not come from the building called ‘the White House’. He parsed in such a way as to deny deny deny if exposed for a hack that he is. The leak probably came from Valerie Jarrett, not the building. She may even have been out of the White Hut when she passed the intel on to someone to leak it, so axlegreasy has another parsing out. ... When democrat speak, they lie. You just have to know how they make themselves believe their own lies.


21 posted on 06/10/2012 1:48:17 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Libloather

That is, Axelrod is confident that their hand-picked investigators will NOT show that these leaks came from the WH.


22 posted on 06/10/2012 1:48:17 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: Libloather

What a blabbering brainless butthole!


23 posted on 06/10/2012 1:48:47 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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To: y6162
The bent axel stated all this right after stuffy stephy laid out the question on ABC without David Brinkley "that it had to be on of the people in the room" nothing phases these Chicago mobsters. No lie too big to tell,no stretch of the truth too far out,congenital liars all.

Anyway, its all O.K. attorney Seargeant Holder will investigate he'll get to the bottom!! Possibly not before Nov. but hes get there.

24 posted on 06/10/2012 1:49:34 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Eventually we'll find out that Richard Armitage is the source of the leaks.

I was browsing through David Limbaugh's new book at the bookstore. One topic he covers is the intense pressure the Obama people put on the media. The media people who got the information know who gave it to them, but they may be afraid of what might happen to them if they cooperate with the investigation.

Clamming up between now and November 6 could be a life-saver, or at least a career-saver.

25 posted on 06/10/2012 1:50:09 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: HotHunt

ROTFLMAO just too good!!


26 posted on 06/10/2012 1:51:58 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: MHGinTN

I doubt President Jarrett has the guts to actually do anything as overt as that.She has dozens of little elves who are just lined up to do her bidding. After running shotgun for the Daley Chicago mob she’ bound to be well aware of the concept of plausible denyability and probably uses it well.


27 posted on 06/10/2012 1:56:56 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

David Axelrod said he is confident that newly launched investigations will show that recent leaks on classified national security information did not come from the White House.
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I think we are all sure that THIS investigation will not show a leak coming from the White House.

That doesn’t mean it didn’t come from the White House, just that this investigation is a friggin joke from beginning to end.


28 posted on 06/10/2012 1:58:01 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Libloather

The Whitehouse said that Nixon wasn’t involved in Watergate


29 posted on 06/10/2012 2:02:00 PM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: Libloather
Okay, it's clear Axelrod KNOWS it's not from the White House.

Therefore, he KNOWS where it *IS* from.

Time to get him under oath in front of a Congressional Panel.

30 posted on 06/10/2012 2:02:15 PM PDT by Lazamataz (People who resort to Godwin's Law are just like Hitler.)
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To: Libloather

Just trying hard to sort this out-—so, all of the intelligence communities are upset about this except the Zippy regime, but it didn’t come from Zippy? You don’t know where it came from, but you do know it wasn’t Zippy? Mr. Axel, exactly who in the NYT says it wasn’t the White House?


31 posted on 06/10/2012 2:02:39 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Libloather

Then it must be AXELROD who is the LEAKER!! And he got the info from OBAMA!


32 posted on 06/10/2012 2:03:47 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Libloather

Where is the Special Prosecutor? To leak cyber tactics, and drone tactics has put us all in danger.


33 posted on 06/10/2012 2:04:14 PM PDT by swamprebel (Where liberty dwells, there is my country.)
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To: MHGinTN
Quote from Peter King of NY a couple of threads down from this one. He's got their number. Now to see if anyone else with some horsepower will chime in.(Calling Rush Limbaugh)

This is the most shameful cascade of leaks I've ever heard or seen in government," he said. "It's clear from those stories this came right from the White House, came right from the National Security Council, came right from the Situation Room. ... It has to lead to people very high up in the administration in his White House."

34 posted on 06/10/2012 2:07:20 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: MHGinTN
The leak probably came from Valerie Jarrett, not the building. She may even have been out of the White Hut when she passed the intel on to someone to leak it, so axlegreasy has another parsing out.

I'm thinking the same thing. She has the personality for doing that. Hatred of the U.S. and the love for Zippo.

35 posted on 06/10/2012 2:08:51 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Libloather

If Axelhole is telling Steponallofus the leaks aren’t from the WH I guess it’s pretty sure the leaks were from the WH.


36 posted on 06/10/2012 2:19:38 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Libloather

I think the authors of all of this work have said that the White House was not the source of this information,” Axelrod told me this morning on “This Week.”

And of course Stephy asked for Axelrod’s sources for that statement.


37 posted on 06/10/2012 2:22:00 PM PDT by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: BerryDingle

very interesting info on WHI.

Feinstein said

“What we’re seeing…is an Anschluss, an avalanche of leaks. And it’s very, very disturbing. You know, it’s dismayed our allies. It puts American lives in jeopardy. It puts our nation’s security in jeopardy.”

Ulsterman said:
“The term Anschluss is most often associated with Nazi Germany – namely the reunification of Adolph Hitler’s native Austria with the German state – a move that was forbidden by the post WWI Treaty of Versailles. Casual observers of the Feinstein interview were likely confused by the Senator’s use of the term, or simply ignored it altogether.”

And the WHI said about Kam Kuwata..you will have to find it. FR still doesn’t like WHI

But the use of the word doesn’t make sense in Feinstein’s comments..unless it was done on purpose for some reason.


38 posted on 06/10/2012 2:23:11 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Libloather

There are two critical rules about lying.

First, NEVER lie.

Second, if you ever do lie, NEVER stop.

Axelrod lives by the second rule.


39 posted on 06/10/2012 2:34:45 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: TigersEye
Everything is in campaign election mode for the regime at the axelrod level.

They need dough, lots of it.

Rumors were last time some 300 mill came from the mid-east.Perhaps some of that dough dried up when the faux ben laden hit supposedly occurred,who knows.

If releasing a few state secrets that will aid terrorists causes and pry loose some dough from say the saudis who play both sides, well why the hell not. Getting caught however was never in the game plan.

40 posted on 06/10/2012 2:42:28 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Libloather

Axelrod is an awful liar. He looks sleazy and non-credible. Just another incompetent leftist who thinks he has God given talent. Like telepromter Obama and his nervous tool Eric Holder


41 posted on 06/10/2012 2:45:38 PM PDT by dennisw
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To: Libloather

The reporter on CNN says he did talk to the O folks and says this

“Sanger contended that how Obama conducts himself in the theater of international military action is key for the public to know, and is a necessary story for the media to report on, regardless of the secrecy associated with national security issues.”


42 posted on 06/10/2012 2:46:42 PM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: RummyChick

Wow like minds,I was just over there myself. It’s a treasure trove from time to time.


43 posted on 06/10/2012 2:52:10 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: edcoil

Sounds like code for the NYT is a self-hating rag that will print anything to sell a few more papers and stay alive another month.


44 posted on 06/10/2012 2:54:54 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Libloather

Ax is the target. Jarette and Holder are going to pin this on him to get rid of him.

Actions have consequences, Ax. You attempt to end run the tribal elders and you get busted.


45 posted on 06/10/2012 2:56:21 PM PDT by OpusatFR
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“but they weren’t from the White House.”
Axelrod means literally the WH, not the administration. Weak.

So in other words, Aexload walked through the tunnel from the White House to the Eisenhower Executive Office Building before he leaked the info to the press.

46 posted on 06/10/2012 3:01:41 PM PDT by HapaxLegamenon
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To: HotHunt
AxleGrease is a slimball liar.

Which equivalent to a human toilet.

47 posted on 06/10/2012 3:01:47 PM PDT by Mr Apple
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To: Libloather

First, I’m sure he IS confident the investigation will clear obama.

Second, why wasn’t the WH screaming to high Heaven the minute these articles were published?


48 posted on 06/10/2012 3:08:17 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." Peter Griffin - FAMILY GUY)
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To: OpusatFR

Doubtful. The regime dies an awful death and really quickly without triangulation and astroturfing from this lying scoundrel.He is key to keeping their leaky ship afloat.Without a spinning media that is fed lies almost hourly this regime folds and big time.


49 posted on 06/10/2012 3:09:22 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Libloather
Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan Reportedly Kills Members of SEAL Team 6

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/08/06/afghan-president-31-americans-killed-in-helicopter-crash/#ixzz1xQnFX8rz

And I suppose no one leaked that these Navy seals were in the area either!

I do believe we have a leaky faucet somewhere destroying all our secrets and intelligence. I wonder who that could be? This administration must go and the next should investigate everything if anything is even left after they are gone!
50 posted on 06/10/2012 3:15:00 PM PDT by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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