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GOP Senators Urge White House
to Withdraw Hagel Nomination

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Mike Flynn

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/21/2013 12:54:29 PM

The acrimony surrounding Chuck Hagel´s confirmation to lead the Defense Department has caused a handful of Senators to formally ask the White House to withdraw his nomination. The almost unprecedented step has capped weeks of debate over Hagel´s fitness for the job. In an effort led by TX Sen. John Cornyn, 11 GOP Senators have signed a letter asking the White House to drop Hagel´s nomination. While other Senators are likely to add their names to the letter, the current 11 signers make a symbolic point. In the history of the office,

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That will cause Hagel and 0bama just to dig in their heels. In no way will they ever work with Republicans.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 2/21/2013 12:59:45 PM     (No. 9189071)

RINO Cornyn knows he´s in big trouble in Texas.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Susannah, 2/21/2013 1:10:33 PM     (No. 9189100)

"RINO" Cornyn has a 93 lifetime rating from the American Conservative Union (CPAC).

Hagel´s awful, but whoever Obama picks to replace him will be as bad or worse.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/21/2013 1:18:53 PM     (No. 9189116)

#2, you are right but CPAC is hardly 100% principled itself sometimes. Cornyn and the others engaging in another "oh please Mr President, Your highness, help us out here, we can ´t just vote no..,".

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Reply 4 - Posted by: horacer, 2/21/2013 1:18:57 PM     (No. 9189117)

Only Democrats can stop Hagel. GOP is wasting there time here. The under secretary Carter will run the DOD.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Starlady, 2/21/2013 1:20:43 PM     (No. 9189124)

Actually Senator Corrnyn has a low nineties percentage rating from Americans For Prosperity, I think 93 percent. Their ratings for all Congresspersons came out a few days ago. I was very surprised. His rating is higher than Jim DeMint´s.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 2/21/2013 1:23:47 PM     (No. 9189134)

Senator Cornyn could be better, but could also be much worse. he could be classed as moderatly conservative. Better than the former pom pom girl, Hutchinson.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bob913, 2/21/2013 1:24:17 PM     (No. 9189137)

McCain: My friend, My friend, My friend Chuck
You he will support Hagel just as he supports Mexico.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 2/21/2013 1:24:57 PM     (No. 9189140)

The only reason Dear Leader would withdraw Hagel´s name would be to nominate someone worse. Maybe Van Jones?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 2/21/2013 1:30:26 PM     (No. 9189150)

Cornyn is NOT a conservative! He voted to confirm Hillary Clinton, Holder, Sotamayor and Kagen just for starters.

Cornyn declared war on the TEA Party and supported fellow RINOs like Crist, Murkowski and everybody´s favorite RINO turncoat Arlen Specter.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: steveracer, 2/21/2013 1:56:35 PM     (No. 9189212)

The dear leader is not interested in governing or accountability, the thug is only interested in sowing confusing and establishing incompetence in our body politic. He won´t withdraw Chuck. In fact I´ll bet Barry is enjoying the mayhem he´s generated.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/21/2013 3:37:54 PM     (No. 9189440)

Hey, I love it when the junior Senator inspires/drives the senior Senator to be more conservative. Asking Obama to withdraw Hagel´s name allows Obama to save face without forcing the GOP to filibuster the nomination.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: M2, 2/21/2013 4:15:26 PM     (No. 9189498)

The GOP actually "urged" the White House to do something. Powerful stuff.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/21/2013 4:19:22 PM     (No. 9189500)

#9, I get it that you´re unhappy with John Cornyn, but he is my senator, too, and I have voted for him each time he has been on a ballot in Texas. I don´t know what Texan you think will do a better job of representing our state. Perfection is unattainable, my friend. Settle for the almost perfect, instead.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/21/2013 4:35:40 PM     (No. 9189521)

How about another Ted Cruz, #13?

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