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Clinton Turns Down Request to
Testify on Benghazi Next Week

PJ Media, by Bridgit Johnson

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Posted By:FlyRight, 11/10/2012 6:43:20 AM

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has turned down an invitation to testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee next Thursday on the Benghazi attack.A committee update this evening indicated that Michael Courts, acting director of International Affairs and Trade for the Government Accountability Office, will be testifying followed by a RAND Corp. analyst.The committee indicated further witnesses could be added, but the State Department confirmed that Clinton won’t be one of them.“She was asked to appear at House Foreign Affairs next week, and we have written back to the chairman to say that she’ll be on travel next week,”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muguy, 11/10/2012 6:48:45 AM     (No. 9004535)

Turns down... sounds more like the coverup has begun, and a Congressional subpoena is in order here.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/10/2012 6:53:38 AM     (No. 9004543)

`It´s even more laughable now that will ever get the truth on this situation. Call Petraeus as a hostile witness.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 11/10/2012 7:01:04 AM     (No. 9004554)

You cannot ever ever trust a Clinton.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Really?, 11/10/2012 7:02:56 AM     (No. 9004555)

An "invitation" ? What is going on here ?

This is serious business. A subpoena should be issued for EVERY witness. Quit fooling around. Put it THIS WAY....even Obama deserves justice. Let´s get to the truth. We wouldn´t want people doubting our President now would we. Let´s help him out. Get to the truth and quit being candy asses about it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MHR, 11/10/2012 7:03:00 AM     (No. 9004556)

Really? The Queen said no? Someone needs to take a peek at her calendar and book a time very soon that the love in on US soil and then escort her to the ´discussion´......

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ebgodard, 11/10/2012 7:10:54 AM     (No. 9004571)

Ok Issa. Let´s get tough here. Forget invitations. Subpoena the whole lot. Petraeus, Clinton, Clapper, Mueller. Here´s my theory. Last Spring Petraeus was asking for more security in Benghazi. The administration said No. It didn´t fit in their plan that Al Queda was on the run. Petraeus was a problem. He was unhappy and thinking of running against Obama.The administration illegally put the FBI on it. They have no authority to read emails in the intelligence community. They hit pay dirt. Instead of removing Petraeus for such a gross breach of security, he was blackmailed. Shut up or else. No way would this be disclosed before the election. The President, VP, Clapper and Mueller and Clinton all knew about the affair and that is treasonous and a conspiracy against the United States. All should be arrested. Petraeus had a crisis of conscience- too late. He disclosed the affair himself and resigned. No more leverage against him. He and all the players must be called to testify. The Presidential succession-President, VP Speaker of the House ends up with John Boehner as President. I´ll take it. This is a high crime by this administration against the security of our country. Clearly Clinton knows something and thus refuses to testify under oath. What a disgrace at the highest levels. We need to take out this corrupt administration -now.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Nimby, 11/10/2012 7:22:01 AM     (No. 9004593)

Subpoena

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Reply 8 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 11/10/2012 7:22:24 AM     (No. 9004594)

This thing will get the usual stonewalling until it dies as an issue. It´s what ´Rats do best.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 11/10/2012 7:28:20 AM     (No. 9004601)

What #1 said.

Did I mention that the pResident has NOT been re-elected yet?

The State´s Electors meet in Washington in December to cast ballots and are NOT bound by the states popular vote.

Folks like Issa have a very short amount of time.

Oh, and I have absolutely no faith in Issa.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: blonde patriot, 11/10/2012 7:29:58 AM     (No. 9004603)

I demand answers from all of them.

Let us not forget the Pakistani Doctor Shakil Afridi who aided the CIA in finding Bin Ladin. He is sentenced to 33 years ih jail while our CIC commands credit for the capture. Disgracful.

I weep for this poor man and his family.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Jebediah, 11/10/2012 7:36:09 AM     (No. 9004616)

I´ll BET she has refused---can´t Hillary be compelled with a subpoena? God forbid her ineptitude colors her upcoming Presidential bid!!!!!!! (Bill alone, obviously pumping fore her in 2016, should disqualify her: e.g. trusting Romney, a "liar" as designated by our Ex President, who was impeached for lying, and lost his law license. Do people have BNO memory?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Kitty Myers, 11/10/2012 7:40:20 AM     (No. 9004624)

Gee whiz, no endless testimony of "I don´t remember," "I don´t recall"?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: nonsense, 11/10/2012 7:42:53 AM     (No. 9004632)

People, they got away with Fast and Furious, if they get away with the Benghazi murders, there is not anything they will not do to stay in power. The cover by the Obama loving media is indeed a threat to our Republic.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 11/10/2012 7:47:11 AM     (No. 9004638)

Oh my gosh, #10 is right! Constitutional Scholar Barry forgot that little detail. A ray of hope for sanity.

Even if the possibility exists that swing state electors could vote down Barry, the media has already taken victory laps.

As for Hillary, I can´t even remember which scandal she was involved in where she testified under oath that she did not "recall". Even that scandal and her lies didn´t stop Noo Yawkkas from electing her their Senatah.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 11/10/2012 8:03:05 AM     (No. 9004645)

The hag is always traveling, old flapears knows that she wants his job and she must be crushed that he won a second term. So are we and I am not convinced he really won anything.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 11/10/2012 8:04:25 AM     (No. 9004649)

#6 House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman is not Issa...The committee is chaired by Ileana Ros Lehtinen, a woman of Cuban descent from South Florida. She does not suffer fools lightly. She will haul the SOS in by the hair if she has to!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/10/2012 8:04:42 AM     (No. 9004650)

#15. Whitewater ! Cattle futures ! Rose Law Firm Billing records! Vince Foster !

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/10/2012 8:08:20 AM     (No. 9004653)

The investigators are going to have to get nasty with these criminals if they expect to get anywhere. These folks are experts at lying, criminal conspiracies and cover-ups. They are Democrats, after all.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 11/10/2012 8:13:03 AM     (No. 9004659)

Invitation ? Did it come hand delivered with gold script RSVP on the envelope and a dozen roses ?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 11/10/2012 8:19:58 AM     (No. 9004679)

We have become Imperial Rome where the Emperors did as they pleased and the Senate was mere window dressing.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: K620, 11/10/2012 8:21:02 AM     (No. 9004681)

It must be difficult, on so many levels, to look oneself in the mirror if you are Hillary Clinton. Thanks for the memories, #18. And #10 and #15, wishful thinking: can you imagine the rioting if the electors chose someone other than Obamessiah?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Dallasobg, 11/10/2012 8:27:50 AM     (No. 9004693)

Could someone explain to me how the people directly involved in this thing can just opt out of testifying? I don´t care if they both resign. By the time the hearings start, Karl Rove and Laura Bush will be hauled in to give the answers. I mean it. This is murder and these witnesses should be forced to testify.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 11/10/2012 8:44:03 AM     (No. 9004736)

Dear SOS == change your travel plans.
There are still some employees in the travel dept. You didn´t fire all of them.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Not gonna take it anymore, 11/10/2012 8:46:31 AM     (No. 9004745)

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has turned down an invitation . . .

What is this-a party? There should be no "invitation", subpoena her, she does work for us. I think.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 11/10/2012 8:51:49 AM     (No. 9004758)

Let´s walk backwards through our memories....

Hillary Clinton has already let it be known that she won´t continue as SoS in Obama Reign #2. I did a search on ´´Clinton Resign´´ but too many results come up - wasn´t that announcement last summer?

Petraeus was named Director of CIA on September 6, 2011. (Hmmm.....)

There are many dots to be connected here - I don´t have all the info I need right now but perhaps others can pick up.

I´m still not convinced that Obama´s whispered comment to Medvedev isn´t part of this. Petraeus is in a very precarious position.

And as for Hillary and her ´´turn down´´ of the ´´invitation´´.... well, she does not need any more time to rehearse her responses - ´I don´t recall´ and ´I don´t remember´. However, she might need more time to practice saying, ´I´m sorry, I don´t recall´.

As if.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 11/10/2012 8:58:12 AM     (No. 9004768)

´´Turn down´´ should NOT be an option...People died, cover-up evident! Shame on her and the committee that´s allowing this.

Second term of the BASTID - Another Day Another Lie!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: planetgeo, 11/10/2012 9:07:10 AM     (No. 9004792)

Not only should they issue a subpoena, this is big enough to go all in and issue a poena. I´m sure Hillary hasn´t seen one if those in quite a while.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Pearson365, 11/10/2012 9:08:51 AM     (No. 9004793)

1. Petraeus abandoned his enlarged force in Afghanistan to double dip: retired 4 star pension + CIA director salary.
2. Obama then arranges for Mrs Petraeus to be hired for newly created senior position in new Consumer Finance Unit of Dodd-Frank. Job keeps Petraeus silent as Iraq and Afghanistan successes erode.
3. As Afghan war effort deteriorates and al-Qaeda surges in ME and Libya, Petraeus grows concerned. Obama turns up affair to keep him loyal.
4. Petraeus creates violent demonstration & video lie to allow Obama to lie about growing al-Qaeda threat.
5. Petraeus resigns to protect whatever honor he has left.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 11/10/2012 9:20:44 AM     (No. 9004821)

The PIAPS should be in jail with her worthless husband over those land deals at White Water.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: nightvision, 11/10/2012 9:21:59 AM     (No. 9004826)

"Turns down"???????

What kind of kangaroo court investigation IS this?

(Rhetorical question)

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Janjan, 11/10/2012 9:50:50 AM     (No. 9004900)

Our entire government is a joke and they now know that most voters are brain dead morons who will fall for anything. This isn´t even worth discussion.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Freeloader, 11/10/2012 9:59:41 AM     (No. 9004928)

OVERHEARD: "You right wing jerks can take a flying leap," shrieked Madame Secretary. "I´ve seen your FBI Files!"

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Reply 33 - Posted by: lylacat, 11/10/2012 10:04:45 AM     (No. 9004940)

Hillary should not have the option to "turn down" the request to testify. What is wrong with these people? Isn´t anyone being held accountable? If Hillary has nothing to hide, she needs to testify. Hillary has gone public saying she takes full responsibility, well, lady tell us what you know. These people make me sick. The Republicans are now making me mad, as they just roll over. For God´s sake, the democrats had Scooter Libby put in prison for nothing, and we Republicans can´t get accountability when four brave Americans were sent in to do a job, they asked for help, and Hillary and 0bama denied them any help at all, and these four brave Americans are dead. I want Hillary to tell us exactly what happened, and I am afraid no one is going to make her do it. Sick, I tell you.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 11/10/2012 10:10:41 AM     (No. 9004956)

This woman´s antics go clean back to Nixon and Watergate. Read somewhere several years ago that as part of the legal team that helped the Senate prepare their case, she was one who wanted to deny Nixon legal representation. She has been at this a long, long time.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: moebellini, 11/10/2012 11:01:11 AM     (No. 9005087)

Read my lips: Another freakin cover-up. 4 Americans murdered by Islamic animals and this president asks for hearings from which none of his people will testify. They already know what happened don´t you get it, they already know. Obama talks about the people, he´s for the people, yea right, he´s talking bout your vote. After that its screw you. Families lose soldiers and an ambassador and Obama could care less. Hillary Clinton, another piece of human garbage.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Calico Al, 11/10/2012 11:35:34 AM     (No. 9005173)

This hearing should be opened up with a the names of each murdered American and then a silent prayer.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: leftcoastmom, 11/10/2012 11:56:55 AM     (No. 9005219)

This reminds me of when the media set-up Frank Giffords and he stepped out on Kthie Lee. The General was set-up because he knows what happeded in Libya. I hope he tetifies and tells the truth. As for Hillary, she will get away with it, as usual.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/10/2012 12:43:40 PM     (No. 9005295)

The witch will have to be subpoenaed and drug in by the hair.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 11/10/2012 1:08:09 PM     (No. 9005331)

Of course she declined. Her Bill started assembling a cabal of attys for her the week after the attack happened.

Subpoenae her @ss, Issa. Now.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: greg1a, 11/10/2012 3:26:20 PM     (No. 9005587)

Subpoena her and if she refuses, hold her in contempt of Congress.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Hamrman, 11/10/2012 6:22:10 PM     (No. 9005938)

Too busy huh, tell that to the families of those 4 dead Americans...

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Reply 42 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 11/10/2012 6:29:13 PM     (No. 9005955)

Just wondering how that strategy would work for the person, in a news story I read recently, who left the scene of an accident where the victim died.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/11/2012 6:21:15 AM     (No. 9006544)

What? Her previous excuses of "I can´t recall", or "I can´t remember" won´t work anymore?

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A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

Michelle Obama Riverdances
Through Dublin to the Tune
of $7,921,638

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Breitbart Big Peace, by Tom Fitton    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/17/2014 6:45:16 AM     Post Reply
When it comes to tracking the cost of Obama family vacations, there are two primary challenges. First, the Obamas are prolific jet-setters, so there are many details to track. Second, the Obama administration, clearly embarrassed by these lavish and frequent family vacations, stonewalls the release of records at every turn. But we have been relentless in pursuit of this information. Our attorneys file the lawsuits and make our case, and our investigators pour through pages of records and crunch the numbers. And the information we’ve uncovered – information that would otherwise remain under lock and key – shows that the

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Illinois Dems to offer $100 million in
taxpayer money to lure Obama library site

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/18/2014 9:15:50 AM     Post Reply
First, the good news: We are close enough to the end of the Obama presidency for his crowd to talk about a presidential library. Now, the bad news: Obama´s retirement is still 1,008 days distant. Plenty of time though to round up the dough to build it somewhere. Figure they need Solyndra-style money, at least $500 million. The last two presidents – Bill Clinton and George W. Bush -- built their legacy edifices totally with private money. [Snip] However, Obama supporters have a different take. They think taxpayers should put up $100 million in public money for Obama´s library.

Every Media Outlet: Hillary
Grandkid the Most Consequential
Baby Since Jesus

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Mediaite, by Tina Nguyen    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 10:34:40 AM     Post Reply
Less than 16 hours after Chelsea Clinton announced she was pregnant, a lot of major news outlets started staring into the crystal ball of Chelsea’s womb, wondering what this currently floating zygotic multicellular being meant for the prospects of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, which is also a floating, zygotic, multicellular being. Their answer: The immaculately conceived Clinton child could mean everything. And no, it’s not just the fact that having a grandchild could be personally fulfilling to Hillary and Bill (mazel tov, by the way), or that a cute baby would be a sweet cherry on top of Hillary’s already

Glen Campbell has been
moved into a facility

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People Magazine, by Gilliam Telling    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 4/17/2014 6:58:48 PM     Post Reply
Glen Campbell has been suffering from Alzheimer´s for over three years, but the Grammy-winning singer, 78, has recently moved into a facility, PEOPLE has confirmed. "He was moved to an Alzhemier´s facility last week," says a family friend. "I´m not sure what the permanent plan is for him yet. We´ll know more next week." The "Rhinestone Cowboy" crooner first opened up about having Alzheimer´s to PEOPLE in an exclusive 2011 interview. Campbell and his fourth wife, Kim Woolen, decided to go public with the news because Campbell hoped to embark on a final farewell live tour. The couple wanted his

Even Hillary Clinton Isn’t Sure What
We Should Like About Hillary Clinton

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PJ Media, by Stephen Kruiser    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/18/2014 4:33:53 AM     Post Reply
The first step is admitting… It was a simple question to someone accustomed to much tougher ones: What was her proudest achievement as secretary of state? But for a moment, Hillary Rodham Clinton, appearing recently before a friendly audience at a women’s forum in Manhattan, seemed flustered.(Snip)So…no definitive successes and some clear-cut failures. And that’s the generous New York Times assessment. The Democrat fantasy story about Mrs. Clinton paints her as strong and accomplished on her own. In reality, this is a woman who is professionally defined almost entirely by two men in her life, both of whom happen to have

Those ‘rogue’ agents
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New York Post, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/18/2014 4:37:07 AM     Post Reply
Remember when Lois Lerner, in answering a planted question at an American Bar Association conference, admitted the IRS had targeted conservative groups but tried to pass it off as the work of rogue agents — “our line people in Cincinnati”? Today we know there were indeed federal agents involved. But they weren’t rogue, and they weren’t confined to IRS workers in Cincinnati. Thanks to a Freedom of Information request by Judicial Watch, we now have an e-mail Lerner sent to colleagues noting the Department of Justice was looking into criminal prosecutions of these tax-exempt groups. We know something else, too. These investigations


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