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Rice in Limbo as Nomination
Remains Uncertain

New York Times, by MARK LANDLER and JENNIFER STEINHAUER

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Posted By:Oblio, 12/8/2012 9:13:11 AM

WASHINGTON — It did not take long for Susan E. Rice and her champions at the White House to realize that the Republican furor over the Benghazi attack was not going away after the presidential campaign ended. One of her fiercest critics, Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, made that clear on the Sunday after the election when he said he would oppose any attempt to make Ms. Rice the secretary of state, citing the account she gave in television interviews

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ebuilder, 12/8/2012 10:31:09 AM     (No. 9055194)

She is a bargaining chip, and will be Secretary of State if some deal can be worked out to further humiliate, if it were possible, those who used to represent America.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Judith, 12/8/2012 10:39:08 AM     (No. 9055213)

Oh, come on. She and her transition team were in clinton´s offices measuring for drapes. clinton exited by a back door to avoid meeting the tiny terror. The deal is done. Our congress is a bunch of gutless cowards and has been for four years. The reign of obama continues.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 12/8/2012 10:41:03 AM     (No. 9055217)

Put the vulgar hack under oath and then have a little fun with her.

If nothing else, let´s give her the choice of either telling us who ordered her to lie, or taking the 5th in her confirmation hearing...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: object_distance, 12/8/2012 10:48:59 AM     (No. 9055235)

#3 just made me smile. No keyboard damage.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jorgecito, 12/8/2012 11:05:28 AM     (No. 9055262)

Oh, not to worry, Rice enthusiasts. Obama will find some cushy job whereby this "exemplary" and "extraordinary" hack will sit comfortably for a year or two.

By then the MSM will be able to gloss over Rice´s lies, just as they did Hillary´s. And Rice will then be confirmed handily (just as Hillary was for SOS, without even a peep from the media about her "I dodged sniper fire in Bosnia" lie).

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Reply 6 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/8/2012 12:10:21 PM     (No. 9055328)

If Rice is nominated she will be confirmed. Obama has won every internal battle he has fought.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: HicksvilleKid59, 12/8/2012 12:43:53 PM     (No. 9055376)

She won´t be nominated. It would be a disaster to have her questioned under oath, so it won´t happen.

Or the GOP could fold and not ask any real questions, like who told her to lie. More like "what is your favorite color?"

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Reply 8 - Posted by: provide, 12/8/2012 2:15:38 PM     (No. 9055453)

She´ll be an out of session appointment to avoid the fight.

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