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Rep. Pelosi knocks Republicans' 'obsession' with Benghazi attack
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Posted on 05/11/2013 9:39:38 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Rep. Pelosi knocks Republicans' 'obsession' with Benghazi attack By Sam Baker - 05/11/13 11:43 AM ET

Congressional Republicans are using their Benghazi investigation as political "subterfuge" to distract from other issues, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Saturday.

Pelosi said it's important to find out what happened in the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. But the right is taking it too far, she said in an interview with MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry.

"The obsession that some of my Republican colleagues have in the House doesn't look like it's on the path to really finding a solution, but just to keeping an issue alive," she said.

House Republicans held a day-long hearing this week on the Benghazi attacks, focusing on security at the consulate as well as the way the administration described the attack.

"We certainly have to give the full attention Benghazi deserves, but we cannot let it soak up all of the congressional attention," Pelosi said. "What would be the purpose of that?"

The issue has also dominated conservative media.

"We want to find out what did happen, but … then it becomes an issue that is subterfuge: 'Let's talk about Benghazi forever, so we don't have to talk about what the American people want us to talk about,'" Pelosi said. "They want us to talk about jobs, they want us to talk about economic security, economic growth."

Republicans have accused the administration of downplaying the attack, citing initial talking points that described it as a protest over an anti-Islamic YouTube video rather than a coordinated terrorist attack.

Some Republicans have also questioned whether the administration refused requests for additional security in Benghazi.

"Much of what is being said out there by some of my colleagues in Congress is simply not true … it simply isn't true," Pelosi said. "So we have to make sure the public record is clear."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: benghazi; california; libya; nancypelosi; pelosi; waronterror
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Oh well stupid us...........
1 posted on 05/11/2013 9:39:38 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Pelosi is obsessed with reminding US that she has the mental capacity of a garden snail.


2 posted on 05/11/2013 9:41:55 AM PDT by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Pelosi. Pelosi?

Is that cadaver still alive?


3 posted on 05/11/2013 9:42:20 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: Sub-Driver

Must be close to the truth, I hear rats squealing...


4 posted on 05/11/2013 9:42:26 AM PDT by ArtDodger
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To: Sub-Driver

This from the California ditz who is currently “obsessed” with ObamaCare, “gay marriage” and gun control. What a maroon.


5 posted on 05/11/2013 9:42:40 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is the root cause of violent crime in Mexico. - Barack Hussein Obama Jr.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Translation: "It's not a scandal unless we say so."

6 posted on 05/11/2013 9:43:52 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Sub-Driver

Pelosi is the person responsible for the FRAUD of Obama.
She filed THE altered Certificate to make him pRes_ _ential
candidate.

Pelosi is the key to the fraud.


7 posted on 05/11/2013 9:44:19 AM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Howie66

How could you, in all decency to garden snails, insult them by comparing Pelosi to them? Garden snails are at least one standard deviation smarter than Pelosi is. LOL


8 posted on 05/11/2013 9:44:54 AM PDT by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: Sub-Driver

Nice spin, Bela, but it’s not gonna fly. You and your admin buddies are up to your armpits in Benghazi quicksand.


9 posted on 05/11/2013 9:45:24 AM PDT by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: Sub-Driver
" "They want us to talk about jobs, they want us to talk about economic security, economic growth." - Pelosi

Yet, pushing her failed gun control last month had how much to do with jobs?!

Pelosi isn't smart enough to be a good liar. She lies, but she isn't good at it.

10 posted on 05/11/2013 9:46:02 AM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Sub-Driver
Pelosi lacks a "high capacity" brain so she doesn't think anyone should have one.

Nancy needs to give America a break. She should resign and go home to spend more time with her money.

11 posted on 05/11/2013 9:46:11 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is the root cause of violent crime in Mexico. - Barack Hussein Obama Jr.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Apparently even Pelosi’s handlers can’t wake her out of her stupor.


12 posted on 05/11/2013 9:46:21 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Sub-Driver

[[Rep. Pelosi knocks Republicans’ ‘obsession’ with Benghazi attack ]]

And of course no republican said “Psssst- Nancyu- have you forgotten abotu your side’s asinine obsession with Sarah PaLIN’s Wardrobe durign hte electorial process? or your sides obssession with Senator Stevens of Alaska, or Marc Sanford, or... on and on it goes-? Don ‘t preach to us abotu obssession!”


13 posted on 05/11/2013 9:47:53 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Sub-Driver

Silly Republicans . . . obsessed over national security, competent officials, transparent government, honest leaders, human life . . . you know, the little stuff . . . that’s us!


14 posted on 05/11/2013 9:48:17 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: Sub-Driver
This in its entirety might be the end of the Democratic Party as it is now. Saturated with communists. Not socialists or Marxists.
15 posted on 05/11/2013 9:48:35 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Sub-Driver

Attention dimwit Pelosi: One - Democrats were all over Nixon for lying but nobody died as did four brave and abandonded Americans in Benghazi, through incompetence and lying by Democrats; Two - if Bush was president and the same scenario occurred she’s be all over him relentlessly like a rabid pit bull.


16 posted on 05/11/2013 9:48:56 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: Sub-Driver
"The obsession that some of my Republican colleagues have in the House doesn't look like it's on the path to really finding a solution ...
Solution? There's four dead Americans ... there's no solution to that.
We want answers, accountability and arrests.
17 posted on 05/11/2013 9:48:57 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Sub-Driver
The other hideous cackling witch weighs in, with her version of

"WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?!?!?"

18 posted on 05/11/2013 9:49:15 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Quit whining about the media not doing their job! GET THE WORD OUT!)
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To: Sub-Driver

that all you got Pelosi?

your guy can’t be removed, he can only be impeached.


19 posted on 05/11/2013 9:52:44 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey Nanc, try this on;
We have to pass the Articles of Impeachment to find out what’s in them.


20 posted on 05/11/2013 9:53:30 AM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Sub-Driver

21 posted on 05/11/2013 9:54:00 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Quit whining about the media not doing their job! GET THE WORD OUT!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey, Pigloser......0bamao lied, people died.

Remember THAT cute ditty?


22 posted on 05/11/2013 9:55:05 AM PDT by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Well, Nancy, I guess you should be happy that it wasn’t one of your children who was murdered by terrorists in Lybia, and then their murder was covered up by a disgusting liar of a president.


23 posted on 05/11/2013 10:00:35 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: txnativegop

Well....excuse the hell out of me!

lol


24 posted on 05/11/2013 10:01:06 AM PDT by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I am certain that there is an Aggie out there that is sorely puckered up over your post..... lol


25 posted on 05/11/2013 10:02:13 AM PDT by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Diogenesis
Pelosi is the person responsible for the FRAUD of Obama. She filed THE altered Certificate to make him pRes_ _ential candidate.

DON'T EVER FORGET THAT!!! We should repeat that every chance we get.
26 posted on 05/11/2013 10:02:19 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Howie66

Now, Go forth and insult innocent critters no more! LOL!


27 posted on 05/11/2013 10:02:55 AM PDT by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: Sub-Driver

This Pelosi rat has tied her tail to the SS obammy. No choice but to go down with the ship.


28 posted on 05/11/2013 10:03:20 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: Sub-Driver

(Here’s a slightly altered talking point/truth.)

Pelosi is actually saying the following:

“The families of the victims (dead and wounded) are obsessed with Benghazi.”

When she hits Republicans, she hits victims’ families at the same time.

There is no escaping it.


29 posted on 05/11/2013 10:03:42 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear..."(Glenn Beck))
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To: Sub-Driver

“What would be the purpose of that?”....Find out who is incompetent, traitorous or narcisistict?


30 posted on 05/11/2013 10:04:00 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Sub-Driver

She is a pure Alinskyite!


31 posted on 05/11/2013 10:06:10 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Sub-Driver
Heh....when the Benghazi story first broke, the Rats insisted that we had to wait until all the investigations were complete, that everyone involved had testified, and that the facts were all compiled before discussing it seriously.

Now, that we're at that point, the Rats are insisting that it happened a long time ago, that it makes no difference, and that Republicans are obsessed with old news.

Sorry, but that won't fly this time.

32 posted on 05/11/2013 10:08:42 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Sub-Driver
The facelifts aren't working anymore Nancy!
33 posted on 05/11/2013 10:09:00 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver
This is EXACTLY how Watergate unfolded, Nasty.

Drip... drip... drip...

34 posted on 05/11/2013 10:10:53 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to detonate anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: Sub-Driver

...'S SANE PEOPLE CRAZY.

35 posted on 05/11/2013 10:12:51 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Benghazi - 4 American dead

Iraq - 4,000 American dead

Staying the hell out of these wars - PRICELESS


36 posted on 05/11/2013 10:13:11 AM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: Sub-Driver

Who the hell keeps voting for this b*tch? Reminds me of that joke I heard a while back (paraphrasing) where this guy dies and is accidentally sent to hell, and Satan is giving a sermon in the middle of this arena and the usher tells the guy

“Everyone is seated to their level of evil in life..For example, you are in the very last row because you were suppose to be sent to heaven...The row in front of you are all the people who helped Hitler get to power. the row in front of them are the people who helped Stalin and the row in front of them are the ones who helped Mao.”

Then the guy sees at the very first row by the stage all the people sitting there are engulfed in fire and magma and they screaming in agony and terror and the guys asks “So who are those people in the front row?” And the usher says “Those are the people who kept reelecting Nancy Pelosi”

LOL!


37 posted on 05/11/2013 10:13:50 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Sub-Driver
R=Scandal

D=What difference does it make?

38 posted on 05/11/2013 10:14:50 AM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

That’s in Golden gate park I believe, right next to Lincoln way and Martin Luther King jr drive. Freakin’ unreal.


39 posted on 05/11/2013 10:16:55 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Sub-Driver; All

yup...but a three year investigation into plamegate, despite the fact the special prosecutor knew two days into the investigation who revealed that joe plame’s wife was in the CIA, was justified for pelosi and liberals...


40 posted on 05/11/2013 10:18:09 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Sub-Driver

The democrat choir is getting fewer and fewer showing up for practice, it’s starting to be realized the harmony has always been bad, and the melody is old and worn out.


41 posted on 05/11/2013 10:18:14 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Sub-Driver

Why are her inane mutterings even considered news?


42 posted on 05/11/2013 10:20:55 AM PDT by Forty-Niner (A Strong Man Armed who guards his home, lives in peace.)
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To: txnativegop

Please explain to me how one can insult Pelosi?

For the life of me, I can’t think of anything that would not come across as a compliment.


43 posted on 05/11/2013 10:24:48 AM PDT by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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Who did Pelosi call for an interview—Melissa Harris-Perry, who said “our children are not our private property.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/13/melissa-harris-perry-promo-children-msnbc_n_3076195.html


44 posted on 05/11/2013 10:27:18 AM PDT by Atlantan
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To: Howie66

Well I guess that is the difference between the two of us.

You give her credit for an IQ of ZERO.

I give her credit for an IQ of ONE.

In that difference, an insult is theoretically possible.

LOL


45 posted on 05/11/2013 10:27:36 AM PDT by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: Sub-Driver

I was a young working man during Watergate. Nobody called that an “obsession”, but then the Republicans were guilty and the Washington Post led the charge. Now that the shoe is on the other foot, everyone in mainstream media is trying to ignore it. Sure wish these people in the media would wake up and realize we want the truth and the right to hold those in charge accountable for their errors. After all, our future safety might depend on it. Time to be Americans, not global citizens, Republicans or Democrats, and unite to save our future.


46 posted on 05/11/2013 10:27:47 AM PDT by Boomer One
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To: Sub-Driver

What difference does it make ?


47 posted on 05/11/2013 10:39:54 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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48 posted on 05/11/2013 10:43:32 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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Great idea! lol


49 posted on 05/11/2013 10:44:07 AM PDT by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Sub-Driver

She needs to retire and take John McCain with her..


50 posted on 05/11/2013 10:53:54 AM PDT by cardinal4 (Constitution? What Constitution?)
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