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Rep. Peter King: National Security Leaks Came From the White House
Fox News ^ | 06/11/2012

Posted on 06/11/2012 5:04:50 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Peter King (R-NY), sat down with Jamie Colby today on America’s News HQ to discuss the investigation into the leaks on counter-terrorism programs. Congressman King said, “This is the most shameful cascade of leaks I’ve ever heard or seen in government. We’re not talking about an incidental leak coming out … We’re talking about leaks involving two of the most sensitive programs in the United States government.”

He said it’s “clear” from those stories published in The New York Times that the information “came from the White House, came right from the National Security Council, came right from the Situation Room.” Rep. King continued, “For the president to say he’s outraged by this … how come he said nothing about it until a few of us, including John McCain, stood up and took him to task for it.”

The congressman pointed out that the intelligence released in the leaks is so sensitive that Attorney General Eric Holder can’t even say what the Department of Justice is investigating. He said President Obama is trying to look like John Wayne and said there’s no need to put American lives at risk in order to build up the president’s image for the election.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: leakgate; leaks; nationalsecurity; peterking; whitehouse; whitehouseleak; whitehouseleaks; whleak
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1 posted on 06/11/2012 5:05:03 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

This is going to take a lo of white wash to hide the rot.


2 posted on 06/11/2012 5:13:18 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: SeekAndFind

This amounts to

” high crimes and misdemeanors “.

“Aiding and giving comfort to our enemies”.

A breach of the oath

“....to defend against all enemies, foreign and domestic”.

TREASON of the highest order.


3 posted on 06/11/2012 5:15:55 AM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Venturer

Bowbama referred to “MY White House”! I thought I was the only one who caught and was offended by that term. Apparently Cong. King didn’t care much for it either! It’s the “people’s house”!


4 posted on 06/11/2012 5:18:08 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: WildHighlander57
Yes, but, considering the speed of "investigations" the election will make this matter moot.
5 posted on 06/11/2012 5:20:34 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Well Pete,
Got a good reason why you aren’t dragging his ass in front of Congress? Got a good reason why impeachment proceedings are not underway? Or is this just another in a long line of placating moves by the GOP to make yourselves look like you’re doing something? Don’t worry though...we know you’ll let it slide just like all the other major issues related to this president. We know there’s an election coming and you don’t want to ‘offend’ the independents.

We know you are a bunch of cowards that won’t impeach a black president no mater how many crimes he commits or people get killed because of his ‘leaks’ and other (Fast and Furious) policies.

We know.


6 posted on 06/11/2012 5:20:43 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Bushbacker1

Offended here as well and recognize it for the overblown narcissist’s defense mechanism that it was.


7 posted on 06/11/2012 5:21:38 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Check out his press conference. He did not deny the source of the leaks. He said: "The notion that my White House leaked...is offensive."

It was a classic non-denial denial.

8 posted on 06/11/2012 5:22:50 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: Bushbacker1

This was done on purpose and not for the reasons we are thinking. Obama wants a fight with congress so he can claim victimhood and play the race card leading up to the election.

I would wait and throw this at Obama for an October suprise.


9 posted on 06/11/2012 5:23:34 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: Venturer
This is going to take a lo of white wash to hide the rot


10 posted on 06/11/2012 5:25:29 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Venturer

“This is going to take a lo of white wash to hide the rot.”

Sorry, no “white wash” to be had here. It’s nothing but “dirt” from the top down to the man who controls the investigation.


11 posted on 06/11/2012 5:25:41 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Why wait? Get on TV and say “The country does not care how offended you are Mr. President, they want a straight answer. Did these leaks come from the White House or not? Yes or no?”

Get him on record.


12 posted on 06/11/2012 5:26:29 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: SeekAndFind
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
Proverbs 16:18
13 posted on 06/11/2012 5:27:24 AM PDT by GBA (To understand what is happening to America and why, read The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn)
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To: SeekAndFind

I was listening to the morning talk program on WMAL - DC. They had Joe DeGenova on. He said people will go to jail for this. However, the host pointed out that the president can de-classify information at will. Both of them then started parsing Pres. Obama’s statement about this, and it seems that that’s what he’s doing - no leak of classified information from the White House because Obama declassified it!


14 posted on 06/11/2012 5:28:32 AM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: Norm Lenhart
You are exactly right.

If the Democratic administration is guilty of intentionally leaking security for political reasons then the Republican opposition is equally guilty of not aggressively rooting out the corruption. If lives are put on the line due to this breach, then no one is without guilt.

15 posted on 06/11/2012 5:29:33 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Vaquero

Use BRawndo! It makes plants grow! ;)


16 posted on 06/11/2012 5:29:46 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: SeekAndFind

When and if this investigation gets started, does any one think it will not go the same way, as every other (fruitless) investigation into this administration.

Just a big bowl of plastic bananas and wax apples.


17 posted on 06/11/2012 5:29:54 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Use BRawndo! It makes plants grow! ;)


18 posted on 06/11/2012 5:33:33 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: SeekAndFind
PeeWee Herman to John Wayne. One Secrets leak at a time
19 posted on 06/11/2012 5:36:39 AM PDT by Tupelo (TeaParty member, but no longer a Republican)
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To: johniegrad

In think each party has so much crap on the other they are stuck in a M.A.D scenario. Each pushes the edge enough to make it look good, but they’ll never do the right thing because there aren’t enough reason beds to hold all the people who’d be involved.

And the BS we live in today is the result. I’m sorry. There is no excuse that not one of these idiots can get serious and do their job. But none will out of fear that their laundry will be exposed and their own bacon will get fried.

Short of aliens destroying the planet, I can think of no other excuse for the footdragging and game playing.


20 posted on 06/11/2012 5:36:48 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: SeekAndFind
Of course they came from the White Hut. Where else would they come from?
21 posted on 06/11/2012 5:38:04 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Vaquero

Plants do grow well on manure ;)


22 posted on 06/11/2012 5:38:16 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Edit “Prison beds”


23 posted on 06/11/2012 5:39:30 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: SeekAndFind
Obama is trying to look like John Wayne

Ain't gonna happen.
This would be like rosy o'donnell looking like the Monroe woman.

24 posted on 06/11/2012 5:42:47 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: VanShuyten

no leak of classified information from the White House because Obama declassified it!
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I don’t doubt that this will be the mantra however, there are certain methods and policies in de-classifying classified material, it requires signatures and time stamps. I have no doubt that this president will forge the necessary documents. The information was not released for political reasons except to harm the US. It is not fair, in our presidents mind, that the US should use these secret weapons against our enemies, aka Islamic nations, or better yet, his friends.

This was treason of the highest order. The country spent many billions to develop and install these weapons and now they are gone, wasted and the targets will be on the lookout for them to return in their various forms. A whole area of defense taken away from us by a filthy leaker. Someone needs to hang for this, sickening. no leak of classified information from the White House because Obama declassified it!
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I don


25 posted on 06/11/2012 5:48:15 AM PDT by JAKraig (Surely my religion is at least as good as yours)
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To: WildHighlander57

This time, Issa will have to send his All Caps memo to the WH. The Republicans really have the courage this time. Then, we can move on.


26 posted on 06/11/2012 5:54:28 AM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: Bushbacker1

“MY White House” — I screamed at the TV the minute I heard it and have been EQUALLY offended each and every time they show the darn rerun. It makes me sick to hear it EVERY TIME!


27 posted on 06/11/2012 5:55:30 AM PDT by GizzyGirl
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To: SeekAndFind

Been busy lately and missed a bit. What was it that was leaked?


28 posted on 06/11/2012 5:58:03 AM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: WildHighlander57
This amounts to

” high crimes and misdemeanors “.

“Aiding and giving comfort to our enemies”.

A breach of the oath

“....to defend against all enemies, foreign and domestic”.

TREASON of the highest order.

Yeah, and who is going to do anything about it or take any action?

This guy?

boner

Oh btw, according to all the HATE-ROMNEY/MORMONS Freepers who suggest that we should all stay home and not vote as even if Dear Leader gets reelected, there is nothingto worry about, cuz...wait for it...the Repbuli-Tards in Congress will "KEEP OBAMA IN CHECK," dontcha know?

29 posted on 06/11/2012 6:01:11 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet
there is nothingto worry about

There is a FReeper here with a tag line that is appropriate. It goes something like this ... It is too late to worry and too early to shoot the bastards, or something similar. Would ping the FReeper, yet do not know handle.

30 posted on 06/11/2012 6:08:44 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: SeekAndFind
I am but one among many thousands of Americans who have faithfully protected classified knowledge. I know the strain of shielding the basic facts of classified missions -- even from wife and family -- for many years. But I do so without yielding.

This cavalier (more like criminally purposeful) treatment of our Nation's secrets disgusts and infuriates me more than words can express -- and I know I certainly am not alone.

Wikileaks angered me; but, even that perfidy pales by comparison to worse disclosures by people who have taken -- and willfully violated -- the same oath I did to protect and defend our Nation and our Constitution!

I have long been disgusted by the Øbozo regime and its un-vetted cadre of criminals -- but this traitorous _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ really has me P.O.ed!!!

Too bad the U.S. no longer uses firing squads...

31 posted on 06/11/2012 6:12:07 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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Quick executions don't require prison beds, Without doubt, there are plenty of us former GIs with classified service who would gladly volunteer to man firing squads...

Treason -- no quarter...

32 posted on 06/11/2012 6:19:32 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: When do we get liberated?

RE: Been busy lately and missed a bit. What was it that was leaked?

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It was leaks of classified information involving a cyberwarfare program against Iran. The leaks included sensitive intelligence programs and activities, including specific details of sources and methods.

Remember Stuxnet?, the cyber worm that destroyed Iran’s centrifuges and set their nuclear timetable back at least a year? Well, info on that was leaked and we now know that it was a joint US-Israeli operation ( but then I already suspected that without anyone telling me ).


33 posted on 06/11/2012 6:21:30 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: TXnMA
certainly am not alone

Standing with you FRiend in my disdain for those who currently lead. Those who attempt to do what is right and uphold their oaths to our Nation and Constitution (imho) are the ones' impugned by those who are heck-bent on America's demise. Is frustrating and infuriating. November is coming! May our shots, in the voting booth, be true!

34 posted on 06/11/2012 6:24:11 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Does anyone in their right mind think the spineless batch of House Republicans led by Bonehead Boehner will offer up charges of impeachment? They know the criminal enterprise called the United States Senate would render it dead on arrival. The MSM would crucify anyone brave enough to speak ill of their god, The One.

The Donkeys and RINOs will circle the wagons to defend the indefensible. That's what corrupt politicians and judges do to maintain their jobs and their rackets.

Perhaps we need the equivalent of General Augusto Pinochet to clean house on the Left in America?

35 posted on 06/11/2012 6:28:29 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: SeekAndFind
"Our Intelligence Security Is Just Fine!"
36 posted on 06/11/2012 6:31:07 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: SeekAndFind
T R E A S O N!!!!!
37 posted on 06/11/2012 6:33:36 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Former Proud Canadian
..... considering the speed of "investigations" the election will make this matter moot.

I'm still waiting to find out who hired Craig Livingstone!

38 posted on 06/11/2012 6:35:25 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: TXnMA

Actually, that’s another reason they do nothing. They know what the penalty for treason is and certainly don’t want to be on the receiving end of the sentence, nor go down in history as being a ‘prosecutor’ for this ‘particular’ administration.

Even if they were on the prosecuting side, the trial would expose every ‘sin’ they ever committed and likely land them in their own treason trial.


39 posted on 06/11/2012 6:35:31 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

I wrote my Congressman and asked some of these same things. I got the nicest letter back, thanking me for my support and kind words.

We have no representation anymore. We have to vote them ALL out....maybe more than once to get back to We, the people.


40 posted on 06/11/2012 6:36:00 AM PDT by jch10
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To: johniegrad
If the Democratic administration is guilty of intentionally leaking security for political reasons then the Republican opposition is equally guilty of not aggressively rooting out the corruption. If lives are put on the line due to this breach, then no one is without guilt.

The GOP will never become aggressive as long as the MSM keeps covering for the democrats

The MSM decides what is and what is not news

Until the GOP gets on message and STAYS there every time they are interviewed etc etc nothing will happen
41 posted on 06/11/2012 6:38:06 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: no-to-illegals

The quote is, “It’s too late to work within the system, but too early to shoot the bastards” from 101 Things to Do ‘Till the Revolution by Claire Wolfe.

She wrote that in the mid ‘90s.


42 posted on 06/11/2012 6:41:22 AM PDT by Sal (STAND YOUR GROUND laws are the prosecutor's target--GZ is collateral damage.)
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To: SeekAndFind

It may have been even worse than that. Obama is claiming credit for Stuxnet. Israel disagrees.

“Israeli Mossad agents told Haaretz that Stuxnet was developed by Mossad and not the Bush Administration. The agents also claim the Obama Administration disclosed the program to help Barack Obama’s reelection campaign.”

This weasel of a president will even leak the sensitive intelligence information of a valued ally if it will make him look good.


43 posted on 06/11/2012 6:44:30 AM PDT by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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To: When do we get liberated?

RE: Been busy lately and missed a bit. What was it that was leaked?

I hasten to add also that the name of double agent who infiltrated the Yemeni Al Qaeda terror cell that prevented a bomb being planted in one of our airlines was LEAKED.

And then there’s the Pakistani doctor who helped us determine where Osama Bin Ladin was via a DNA gathering method while cooperating with us in a fake vaccine program. His name was leaked too. He has now been sentenced to 33 years in prison in Pakistan.

Who is going to cooperate with us after these fiascos?


44 posted on 06/11/2012 6:47:05 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: Sal

Appreciation for the correction.


45 posted on 06/11/2012 6:49:37 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: jch10

Even if you voted all them out in one election (a good start to be sure) there’s still the power structure behind them. The DNC/RNC...all committed to maintain their power over all else and they are closed shops.

It’s such a mess I honestly don’t believe it can be fixed short of divine intervention.


46 posted on 06/11/2012 6:50:02 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: SeekAndFind
Any sane person knows zer0 and his cohorts have been cut off from all intelligence briefings by our allies. Our allies probably cut them off ... near day one. Israel is being used, as is normal. Though believe Israel cut off zer0 after Bibi came to D.C. back about a year ago. This is an opinion. I do not know this opinion to be true.
47 posted on 06/11/2012 6:54:50 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

IT is the MSM that controls what this country cares about

Hopefully talk radio and the Internet will eventually get the truth out to enough people to matter

Now that FOX news is in the toliet it is our only hope


48 posted on 06/11/2012 6:56:18 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: Norm Lenhart

IT is the MSM that controls what this country cares about

Hopefully talk radio and the Internet will eventually get the truth out to enough people to matter

Now that FOX news is in the toliet it is our only hope


49 posted on 06/11/2012 6:56:50 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: SeekAndFind

I mentioned this threat years ago. Think about the anti-americans in the executive branch and what these enemies have full access to: and who will they give and sell this info to once they get the boot?


50 posted on 06/11/2012 6:58:42 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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