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Is Feinstein an Ally for
Benghazi Truth-Seekers?

PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 11/15/2012 1:39:00 PM

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has shown a renewed post-election feistiness over the scandal swirling around former CIA Director David Petraeus that could translate to holding the administration accountable for this and the Benghazi scandal. Freshly re-elected to another six-year term and pushing 80 years old, Feinstein would have little to lose by not doing the White House’s bidding — pressure that was evident when she backed off from claims that the executive branch was leaking sensitive information. “I think the White House has to understand that some of this is coming from their ranks,” Feinstein said in an address at the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 11/15/2012 1:43:30 PM     (No. 9016534)

Don´t jump on the intro, please. Read the article in which Johnson develops the possibility that Feinstein and her Senate Intel Committee co-chair Saxby Chambliss could bring some truth to this sordid situation.

Benghazi is too serious for kneejerk thinking or posting.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bill the Cat, 11/15/2012 2:05:40 PM     (No. 9016577)

No.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 11/15/2012 2:05:50 PM     (No. 9016578)

Benghazi is serious. However, feinstein is not. She has a track record of staging publicity stunts in an effort to look fair minded and non-partisan. Then after the publicity wears off, she quietly backs away and returns to her lock-step liberal ways.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: DoggerelPundit, 11/15/2012 2:10:32 PM     (No. 9016592)

"...And this be law that I´ll maintain
Until my dying day sir;
That whatsoever king may reign
Still, I´ll be the Vicar of Bray sir."


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/15/2012 2:11:16 PM     (No. 9016594)

DiFi could be after the truth. She has NOT said that she wants to determine the facts of Benghazi. She wants to get the facts on the Petraeus sex scandal and FBI investigation. If she´s really on the level with this, she will also get to the bottom of the Benghazi matter, and inform the public.

It is, however, equally likely that she is only angry that her power and authority was disrespected by the Administration, in not informing her of the FBI investigation. Or, she could simply be stunned by the bold actions 0bama took in destroying Petraeus for purely political purposes.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: horacer, 11/15/2012 2:15:59 PM     (No. 9016603)

I´ve seen Feinstein do the right thing before, not often, but more than most Democrats. The testimony is secret for now.

I´d forgotten Jane Harman was still in the House. Pelosi really did a number on her.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nevernaught, 11/15/2012 2:31:41 PM     (No. 9016629)

Don´t hold your breath.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/15/2012 2:32:37 PM     (No. 9016632)

You will see her protect Hillary Clinton. Feinstein will see to it that she will come out unscathed.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 11/15/2012 2:35:39 PM     (No. 9016638)

Ever notice how Diane Feinstein resembles Lucy in the Peanuts comics (same hairdo, anyway)? Well, like Lucy, she has pulled the football trick many times on Republicans--acting as if she would support them on some issue and then pulling away at the last minute. I´m willing to wait and see, but I rather doubt she would do anything to undermine Obama and her party, no matter how important the issue.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: civilservant, 11/15/2012 2:38:13 PM     (No. 9016644)

DiFi is a DEMOCRAT. She is no more committed to the best interests of the Country than any other democrat, which is to say not at all.
"Uh, General, call me SENATOR I´ve WORKED very hard for that title...."

Take my word for it, I´ve worked on the inside of NJ democrat politics.........democrats HATE America and Americans.




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Reply 11 - Posted by: italianlooks, 11/15/2012 2:47:57 PM     (No. 9016667)

She will wake it back. Democrat first last and always!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/15/2012 3:00:00 PM     (No. 9016688)

The "Extended Childhood" created by the staggering wealth created in 20th Cent. America may well be to blame.
Foolish, juvenile ideas seem to remain fashionable well beyond where they might have to earlier generations. But.....

Don´t worry.

The coming hardships will shape these folks right up !

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Reply 13 - Posted by: 4Justice, 11/15/2012 4:21:15 PM     (No. 9016875)

I agree with #6. Feinstein has done the right thing at times. She may be a Democrat and she may have her negative points but she has done some good things in the past. While I never would vote for her, she is better than Boxer. Anyway, that said, it is well known that there is a rift between Feinstein and Obama. If this can chew into Obama, I am sure Feinstein wants to know.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: 4Justice, 11/15/2012 4:23:39 PM     (No. 9016878)

#10, that was Barbara Boxer who demanded to be called "Senator"....not Feinstein. Please don´t mix them up. Boxer is a carpetbagger and an complete airhead.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: joebillbob, 11/15/2012 5:03:43 PM     (No. 9016936)

Yeah Boxer is utterly stupid and useless; DiFi has a lot of money, a little patriotism, and sometimes does the right thing. At least until somebody tells her to stop. And she will, of course, protect Hillary at all costs.

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