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97 Republicans sign letter
urging Obama to avoid Rice
nomination for State

The Hill, by Pete Kasperowicz

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Posted By:garnet, 11/20/2012 11:08:26 AM

Nearly 100 House Republicans on Monday called on President Obama not to nominate Susan Rice as secretary of State. In a letter to Obama, the 97 Republicans said the credibility of the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has been gravely wounded by her account of the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. “Though Ambassador Rice has been our representative to the U.N., we believe her misleading statements over the days and weeks following the attack on our embassy in Libya that led to the deaths of Ambassador [Christopher] Stevens and three other Americans caused irreparable

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 11/20/2012 11:11:14 AM     (No. 9025527)

I hope this is not interpreted as praise by silence for John Freakin´ Kerry.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 901AtTheRiver, 11/20/2012 11:16:10 AM     (No. 9025537)

He will take this as a challenge and charge ahead with the impunity of the impudent.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: laurenc, 11/20/2012 11:19:55 AM     (No. 9025544)

Were all 97 old white men who are racist?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ding! Fries are Done, 11/20/2012 11:34:13 AM     (No. 9025579)


Obama will do what he wants. All Republicans in Congress could sign this letter and Obama would laugh at them - he has a mandate now you know... The MSM said so.

Rice may not become Secretary of State, but it won´t be because of anything Republicans do.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/20/2012 11:40:47 AM     (No. 9025599)

Absolutely right. Boehner and the House Republicans are always bold when it comes to anything politically easy and this is easy and meaningless. Senators matter this time.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/20/2012 11:48:10 AM     (No. 9025617)

This will ensure that Obama will nominate her. He wants to show he has the power and doesn´t care what the GOP wants. In fact, if the GOP asks him to do anything, he will do exactly the opposite.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: bifgroovey, 11/20/2012 11:52:21 AM     (No. 9025628)

Democrat Party Rule #245

Conservatives aren´t allowed to disagree with a black liberal.

Liberals are allowed to attack, slander, mock and dismiss black conservatives.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: gator, 11/20/2012 12:04:45 PM     (No. 9025651)

And what will they do when he laughs at them, hold their breath till he gives in?

We need drastic action which we´ll not get from the repubs, they are terrified of the media.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: shalimar, 11/20/2012 12:40:56 PM     (No. 9025755)

If he nominates her, she´ll be asked lots of questions about Benghazi that she´d prefer not to answer.

Reserve some popcorn for the confirmation hearing.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rolfnader, 11/20/2012 12:41:44 PM     (No. 9025759)

This won´t have any effect unless the members pressed down REALLY hard when they signed it- you, just to show their ang.....um, I mean, concern .

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lhlande, 11/20/2012 12:52:37 PM     (No. 9025796)

Recess appointment??? Hummmm?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nimby, 11/20/2012 12:59:15 PM     (No. 9025818)

Repubs urging? Are they retarded? They should let him bring it on and vote down

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