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Petraeus, Says Obama Still
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Jay Carney Grilled About
Petraeus, Says Obama Still
Has ‘Confidence In His Commanders’

Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/13/2012 4:52:04 PM

In a White House press conference Tuesday afternoon, Press Secretary Jay Carney addressed questions regarding the ongoing scandal involving CIA director Gen. David Petraeus and Gen. Jon Allen. Carney largely avoiding directly commenting on the affair, instead opting to emphasize that President Barack Obama is focused on actual policy matters. Asked by Reuters whether the president sees this as scandal as an unwelcome distraction after the election, Carney replied that “I certainly wouldn’t call it welcomed,” adding that the news came to Obama “as a surprise,” but then pivoted to the talking point that the president

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 11/13/2012 4:54:06 PM     (No. 9012073)

The Commanders perfectly represent O´s values.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 11/13/2012 4:58:09 PM     (No. 9012082)

Al Capone had confidence in his ´commanders´, too.
Just more Chicago style from Obama.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judith, 11/13/2012 5:00:15 PM     (No. 9012090)

If you haven´t got the message that there is a purge going on and you better either get on board with obama´s plans or retire or be destroyed, you must be on some very heavy drugs.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fljack, 11/13/2012 5:17:18 PM     (No. 9012113)

At this height of their careers they are nothing but political animals anyway and feel invincible. Wesley Clark; Colin Powell etc....

Purge...you betcha....I would hope there is ONE senior officer who can and will stand up to this faker when the time comes.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nimby, 11/13/2012 5:20:27 PM     (No. 9012121)

Are we going to be subjected to 4 more years of this incompetent press buffoon?


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Stopevhillary, 11/13/2012 5:23:46 PM     (No. 9012126)

Him saying he "has confidence in his commanders" is his way of planting the seed that maybe you shouldn´t.

Purge is correct. And when it is complete you can add the military to the long list of things (economy, education, judiciary, borders...) Obama and the left have destroyed in this country in order to "fundamentally transform" this nation.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dittohead, 11/13/2012 5:48:15 PM     (No. 9012188)

I agree with Mark Levin; there´s NO WAY Obama did not know about this - a President needs to have confidence in his generals and military leaders, he needs to be able to share confidential info, etc. and there´s no way Obama would not have been told that a general was under investigation.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: phx4546, 11/13/2012 6:19:11 PM     (No. 9012242)

Boy, a lot of negative stuff has happened since the election, hasn´t it?

When do we expect to hear about Fast & Furious again?

The commander has no clothes. kerry for defense job? Wasn´t he dishonorably discharged?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/13/2012 6:24:19 PM     (No. 9012250)

I wonder if any of them will take the "Nazi" way out......

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Reply 10 - Posted by: greg1a, 11/13/2012 6:31:31 PM     (No. 9012263)

Jay Carney wouldn´t know how to tell the truth if it came up and bit him in the a**.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: phx4546, 11/13/2012 6:33:36 PM     (No. 9012266)

when the owner of the NY Yankees said he had confidence in his managers it was a sure sign they were on the way out.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/13/2012 6:48:46 PM     (No. 9012299)

0bama has confidence in which commanders?

No?
General Hamm: removed from command
Admiral Gaouette: removed from command
General Dempsey: removed from command, demoted
General Ward: removed from command, demoted, paying restitution
Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair: Abuse of power -facing court-martial
General McChrystal: recalled and retired for JoeBiteMe comments
David Petraeus: resigned from CIA

Maybe?
General Allen: newest scandal unfolding

Yes?
General Dempsey: team player in Benghazi coverup

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Reply 13 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/13/2012 7:15:55 PM     (No. 9012341)

Of which Petraeus is no longer one.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: hamrman, 11/13/2012 7:35:29 PM     (No. 9012385)

That is not the issue...the issue is that our military has NO confidence in their supposed commander in thief.,,

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 11/13/2012 8:06:33 PM     (No. 9012437)

Great.. Only other problem is 59 million of us demonstrated last tuesday that we have no confidence in Obie.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: toodles3956, 11/13/2012 8:20:09 PM     (No. 9012451)

Isn´t the Won about to run out of commanders?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: radrelic, 11/13/2012 10:30:21 PM     (No. 9012634)

Words-meaningless. Interpretation? He won.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jalo1951, 11/13/2012 10:46:31 PM     (No. 9012655)

Carney was painful to listen to. He was slow, and said the same thing over and over. It was a waste of time.

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