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White House to investigate leak of CIA chief’s name: ‘We’re trying to understand’
NY Daily News ^ | 5/28/14 | Leslie Larson

Posted on 05/29/2014 1:50:31 AM PDT by Libloather

The White House will investigate how Obama's press team managed to accidentally leak the name of the CIA's Chief of Station in Kabul.

Chief of Staff Denis McDonough has deputized White House counsel Neil Eggleston to look into how the name of the top U.S. spy in Afghanistan ended up on Obama's itinerary for his weekend trip to Afghanistan, which was emailed to an estimated 6,000 members of the press.

Eggleston will review what led to the disastrous mistake and make recommendations to prevent such a disclosure from happening again.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cia; investigate; leak; neileggleston; obamasfault; whitehouse
Transparency Inc. strikes again.
1 posted on 05/29/2014 1:50:32 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Just a SWAG: a mole outed him.


2 posted on 05/29/2014 1:52:00 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Libloather

I am so glad the WH chief of staff deputized another WH flunky to investigate this. I feel so much better now that we will get to the bottom of this fiasco. /s


3 posted on 05/29/2014 1:55:18 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Libloather

Does anyone else think there is a problem with having the White House lawyer look into this? Didn’t they use a different White House lawyer to look into something before?


4 posted on 05/29/2014 1:57:21 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Just a SWAG: a mole outed him.

Why introduce a mole?

The incumbent personnel, starting at the very top, are entirely capable of this sort of screw-up with no outside help.

5 posted on 05/29/2014 1:59:33 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: PghBaldy

If Neil Eggleston (White House Counsel) finds wrongdoing on the part of his client (?), would Attorney-Client privilege apply?


6 posted on 05/29/2014 2:02:56 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Libloather

The administration will not rest until this is totally scapegoated and swept under the rug. Bush’s fault.


7 posted on 05/29/2014 2:04:03 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: Libloather
My take is that he was deliberately outed to keep him away from ever testifying in Congress. I think there's much more to come....

I'll call it...."The secrets of Afghanistan" and the deaths of Americans.

8 posted on 05/29/2014 2:06:57 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: exit82

The deputy bit peaks my curiosity.


9 posted on 05/29/2014 2:07:39 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Libloather

OOPS, WE DID IT AGAIN!!


10 posted on 05/29/2014 2:09:46 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: Libloather

Never attribute motive to a thing that can be easily explained by stupidity.


11 posted on 05/29/2014 2:11:47 AM PDT by GeneralisimoFranciscoFranco (I love liberals. They taste like chicken.)
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To: Libloather

Scooter Libby did it . . . . . Again. . .


12 posted on 05/29/2014 2:13:38 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Deodorant and Common sense. The ones who need it most don't use it. . . . .)
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To: Libloather

Round up the usual suspects.


13 posted on 05/29/2014 2:24:02 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Gaffer

Counsel = Council (brain fart)


15 posted on 05/29/2014 2:35:11 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Libloather

Hey—not bammys fault. It was the video!/s


16 posted on 05/29/2014 2:36:30 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Libloather

Let FR help you understand: You Obamanites screwed the pooch. Again. You are chronic ****ups who have managed to blend just the right amount of malevolence with incompetence to create this living nightmare that all politically conscious, morally and fiscally responsible Americans live every day, while you all go blithely along your way daily screwing new pooches.


17 posted on 05/29/2014 2:39:19 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: ken5050

“Chief of Staff Denis McDonough has deputized White House counsel Neil Eggleston to look into how the name of the top U.S. spy in Afghanistan ended up on Obama’s itinerary for his weekend trip to Afghanistan, which was emailed to an estimated 6,000 members of the press.”

FYI


18 posted on 05/29/2014 2:39:29 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Gaffer
I mean, wasn’t your former NSC spokesman, Tommy “Dude” Vietor one of your press pool van drivers back in 2008?

If you can promote someone with these great qualifications to the National Security Counsel

I would wager that The Dude had certain special "qualifications" that Bath House Barry found irresistible.

19 posted on 05/29/2014 2:47:14 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Libloather

I bet someone was super mad when he heard about this on cnn.

JoMa


20 posted on 05/29/2014 2:49:45 AM PDT by joma89
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To: exit82
I am so glad the WH chief of staff deputized another WH flunky to investigate this.

This is no ordinary flunky. He's the Clinton's top scandal/impeachment management lawyer that Obomba recently hired to keep the lid on his many bubbling scandals.

21 posted on 05/29/2014 2:52:47 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Libloather

Nobody is madder than Obama.

He’s mad, I tell you, mad.


22 posted on 05/29/2014 3:06:13 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: Libloather

It’s because 0bama does not attend his daily briefings not read the summaries on his IPAD

If one wants to communicate information to 0bama, one leaks said information to the Press, which is eventually reported on ESPN


23 posted on 05/29/2014 3:45:57 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: Fresh Wind

You are correct. Amazing how the Clintonoids have been woven into the Obama Administration from the beginning.


24 posted on 05/29/2014 3:48:52 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Libloather

It was planned — like the murders of Seal Team 6
and the murders of the VETS.

Planned by Obama, Reid, and Pelosi - traitors
to the American people and the US Constitution.


25 posted on 05/29/2014 3:51:36 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Sacajaweau

Is there any connection between the CIA in Afganistan and those who manned the outpost in Bengauzi ? Those agents had to come from somewhere and disappear to another station after the fiasco Did the exposé their leader to make an example and thereby keep them in line?
Is there a connection?


26 posted on 05/29/2014 4:32:12 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Libloather

Obama’s method of ousting those whom he wants replaced by his minions...


27 posted on 05/29/2014 5:23:10 AM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: dps.inspect

‘We’re trying to understand’........

I call this B.S. They know damn well what the did. I do not put ANYTHING past odumbo or any of his ilk and would not be surprised if they came after me or anyone for anything at any time. They are INDEED EVIL.


28 posted on 05/29/2014 5:57:28 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Libloather

Two words: community, organizer.

I’m still astonished that people have been convinced that this moron would’ve been a good president. Amazingly, the media is quick to shoot down “unqualified” republicans. Zero has been given a pass because he’s of color and is Democrat.

You can only hide the incompetence and lying so long.


29 posted on 05/29/2014 6:23:21 AM PDT by fuzzylogic (welfare state = sharing consequences of poor moral choices among everybody)
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To: hoosiermama

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/mar/31/cia-ignored-station-chief-in-libya-when-creating-t/


30 posted on 05/29/2014 7:42:57 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: fuzzylogic

Just a little dot to possibly connect. The community that 0 organized was control by a black Muslim street gang ( founded by mexican drug cartell) involved in domestic terrorism that was funded thru FerretCon by Kadaffi thru a gun running They had materials purchased and targets chosen

All coincidental I’m sure!


31 posted on 05/29/2014 8:03:15 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: DeaconRed

Scooter Libby didn’t out anyone.


32 posted on 05/29/2014 1:56:36 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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33 posted on 05/29/2014 1:58:33 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Libloather

The To: From: lines on the E-Mail; ought to suffice.


34 posted on 05/29/2014 3:43:50 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: cynwoody

They’d be likely to wave likely moles right on in... so kinda sorta both.


35 posted on 05/29/2014 3:59:19 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Libloather

Everyone this spook talked to is now in danger.


36 posted on 05/29/2014 4:18:37 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Hoodat
"Scooter Libby didn’t out anyone."

A federal jury convicted I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby of lying about his role in the leak of an undercover CIA officer's identity.

37 posted on 05/30/2014 4:21:35 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Deodorant and Common sense. The ones who need it most don't use it. . . . .)
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