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Eric Holder admits to spying on Congress
American Thinker ^ | 06/07/2013 | Tom Trinko

Posted on 06/07/2013 3:35:38 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Eric Holder was asked, in a meeting about the 2014 DOJ budget, if the DOJ was monitoring phones of members of Congress.

Holder refused to answer, saying that he'd be glad to answer in the appropriate forum. That clearly says that, in fact, the DOJ did monitor phones used by members of Congress. If such monitoring hadn't occurred, then Holder could have just said no.

The Senator who asked the question, Kirk (R-Il), said, "The correct answer would be to say, 'No, we stayed within our lane, and I am assuring you we did not spy on members of Congress.'"

In defense of Holder, if there is an ongoing investigation into a member of Congress due to evidence of treason, there might be justification. However, in that case, he could have replied that any monitoring of phones in the Capitol could be done only in certain cases and that members of Congress would be informed. Holder did not do that.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ap; bigot; congress; coup; criminal; doj; ericholder; holder; impeach; racist; rosen; spying; spyingoncongress; threatmatrix

1 posted on 06/07/2013 3:35:38 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Oh my.


2 posted on 06/07/2013 3:37:28 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: blueunicorn6

Maybe the reason Dems are upset is because of all their dirty laundry that could get in the hands of the Republicans

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3028721/posts


3 posted on 06/07/2013 3:38:14 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: SeekAndFind

...and I would wager there are bugs in many of the chambers, offices, bathrooms, telephones (pick one) of Justices of the Supreme Court.


4 posted on 06/07/2013 3:38:26 PM PDT by madison10
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To: SeekAndFind

Scare tactic by holder.


5 posted on 06/07/2013 3:40:28 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Holder and Obama spy on everyone and everything, with the possible exception of violent radical muzzies. They were TOLD about the Tsarnaev’s by the Russians, but they were too busy sifting through yours and my telephone records (and tax returns) to be bothered with that nonsense.


6 posted on 06/07/2013 3:40:41 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: SeekAndFind

Lessay you burned down a church full of worshippers.

Scary, huh? But suppose further that NOTHING HAPPENED TO YA —it was fully known and on TV.

Would that maybe be A LITTLE emboldening...?

The problems we now have with this INSECT started a VERY LONG TIME AGO.


7 posted on 06/07/2013 3:44:32 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: gaijin

It started at birth. Even BC is fraudulent !


8 posted on 06/07/2013 3:46:47 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: fhayek
If the same surveillance were applied to every mosque in the world the problem would be solved immediately.
9 posted on 06/07/2013 3:47:14 PM PDT by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Didn’t he say “we have no INTENTION” onspying on Congress and the Supreme Court!!! HELLO...of COURSE they are!!! They are EVIL,VILE,ANTI-AMERICAN DEMOCRATS!!


10 posted on 06/07/2013 3:49:36 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: tractorman

That would make too much sense.


11 posted on 06/07/2013 3:50:49 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: SeekAndFind

OK, this shit just got real...!

hahahah


12 posted on 06/07/2013 3:51:18 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: gaijin

Was Holder involved in Janet Reno’s BURNING AND KILLIMG 83 PEOPLE IN WACO TEXAS????????? MANY, MANY CHILDREN WEREN”T BURNT TO DEATH BY OUR GOVERNMENT!! WAS HOLDER INVOLVED??


13 posted on 06/07/2013 3:51:33 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: SeekAndFind

As cover for Benghazi, this scandal was supposed to dove tail into the last one. They are using it to early as the NSA data grab has more legs.


14 posted on 06/07/2013 3:52:59 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Ann Archy

Holder was #2 during Waco.


15 posted on 06/07/2013 3:56:53 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: SeekAndFind

post-constitutional republic


16 posted on 06/07/2013 4:06:52 PM PDT by Crucial (Tolerance at the expense of equal treatment is the path to tyranny.)
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To: SeekAndFind; All

If the Congress does not Impeach Obama and Holder...they will be complicit in everything

Stop making excuses....grab the sack...and get those articles of impeachment drawn up


17 posted on 06/07/2013 4:20:33 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: blueyon; LucyT; pax_et_bonum; autumnraine; maggief; Silentgypsy; thouworm; AllAmericanGirl44; ...
holder. Gahhh.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise. Thanks.


18 posted on 06/07/2013 4:22:45 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: SeminoleCounty

After impeachment and conviction, both should be waterboarded daily to find out who they really are and who “controls” them. What’s left of them should be deported.


19 posted on 06/07/2013 4:23:44 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: gaijin

OMG! I thought he came in on the hideous Elian Gonzalez case! I PRAY that Elian comes back to seek REVENGE on the satans that sent him back to Cuba and slavery to the state.....which is what is coming to AMerica SOONER than we ever believed it could come.


20 posted on 06/07/2013 4:24:54 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Where is the balance of power that once held tyranny at bay?


21 posted on 06/07/2013 4:29:45 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: All

(cackle) The slope is getting slippier for Eric.

LAUGH BREAK Valerie Jarrett said yesterday “Eric Holder Will Be In His Position For Quite A While” b/c he has the full confidence of the president.

As Tea Partier Becky Dickerson (sp?) told Congress yesterday——the govt has forgotten its place.

Govt factotums like Valerie should remember she lives in a republic-—where govt is the “servant” of the people.

The MOST IMPORTANT THING is what the people think-—and if the people think Holder should go-—he will go.

Nobody gives a spit what Valerie Jarrett thinks.


22 posted on 06/07/2013 4:39:54 PM PDT by Liz
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To: gaijin; Ann Archy

“”Holder was #2 during Waco.””

Holder didn’t join the AG’s office until 4 years after WACO..I made the same mistake and then I checked it out. Whoops!


23 posted on 06/07/2013 5:04:45 PM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: SeekAndFind

oh gee. just a month ago this could of been at first glance considered Semi Satire. Not anymore.


24 posted on 06/07/2013 5:05:14 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: Liz

RE: Nobody gives a spit what Valerie Jarrett thinks

She has the (BIG) ear of Barack Obama.


25 posted on 06/07/2013 5:07:56 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

There are and have been so many communists, sympathizers, marxists and jihadist defenders in Congress that I hope somebody was watching them.

However, Holder would only watch loyal Americans, not our internal enemies.


26 posted on 06/07/2013 6:20:02 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: fhayek
The politically correct world does not allow common sense.
27 posted on 06/07/2013 6:24:30 PM PDT by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Treason is the only crime mentioned in the Constitution with a specified punishment.

Got rope?

5.56mm

28 posted on 06/07/2013 6:25:14 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: SeekAndFind

Who IS that guy???


29 posted on 06/07/2013 6:56:02 PM PDT by gotribe (Limit The Government's Right To Bear Arms)
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To: SeekAndFind
This man



is the only man that controls the mechanism that can lay some sort of legal justice onto the Obama Administration and all his lackeys. Essentially liberty in the United States is F*ed up six ways to Sunday unless Boehner gets extremely proactive.
30 posted on 06/07/2013 7:05:23 PM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: SeekAndFind

...and Congress yawns


31 posted on 06/07/2013 7:14:39 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Ann Archy
EVIL,VILE,ANTI-AMERICAN DEMOCRATS!!

Obama is an EVIL,VILE,ANTI-AMERICAN Muslim terrorist

32 posted on 06/07/2013 7:37:16 PM PDT by politicianslie (Most Americans can't even recognize massive election fraud. Our first Muslim President laughs at you)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m glad he did, frankly — and that that realization has hit Congress. There’s nothing like your own ox getting gored to galvanize you into opposition. ‘Bout time Congress critters realized they are not immune to what’s happening in this regime.


33 posted on 06/07/2013 8:40:27 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: SeekAndFind

I heard this on Mark Levin’s show last night. I can’t understand why this isn’t getting more play.


34 posted on 06/07/2013 8:42:32 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: SeekAndFind

How can we trust the government in these matters when US Attorneys lying to judges to get a subpoena is acceptable the the Executive Branch?

As for the “Oh, this is very secure information, no one would dare abuse this” I call attention to Exhibit A, Bradley Manning, and Exhibit B, Wikileaks.


35 posted on 06/07/2013 8:54:01 PM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

You’re right. While I’ve given up on the media, you would thinks some Republican Congressman would be pissed off at this.


36 posted on 06/07/2013 9:00:04 PM PDT by STJPII
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To: cookcounty

The traitors to the US Constitution in the DO”J”
under the liar Holder use BOTH judge shopping
and non-Article III judges, some trained in Egypt,
as they did for Boston Terrorists to protect them
from the angry, bleeding American people.


37 posted on 06/08/2013 4:50:49 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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