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White House was not involved in
ICE´s decision to release detainees

Politico, by Jennifer Epstein

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Posted By:ScarletPimpernel, 2/27/2013 2:02:19 PM

The White House and the Department of Homeland Security were unaware of Immigration Customs and Enforcement´s decision to release detainees until the agency announced it, administration officials said Wednesday. "This was a decision made by a career officials at ICE without any input from the White House, as a result of fiscal uncertainty over the continuing resolution, as well as possible sequestration," White House press secretary Jay Carney said Wednesday. Personnel at Department of Homeland Security headquarters in Washington were also unaware of the decision until the announcement was made, a department official told POLITICO.

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More ineptness from this Administration. Or 0bama is trying to have it both ways.....again. Will Big Sister (see the picture on Drudge) be on her way out soon? Either way, the WH is once again claiming they didn´t have a clue.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: unagator, 2/27/2013 2:07:12 PM     (No. 9199301)

This, I can believe. I can even imagine the conversation:

ICE Official 1: How are we going to cut some $ if this sequester happens?

ICE Official 2: Dunno.

ICE Official 3: I got it! Let´s cut the prisoners loose. That will save $ and we won´t have to hassle with them anymore.

ICE Officials 1 & 2: BRILLIANT!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: KTWO, 2/27/2013 2:07:57 PM     (No. 9199302)

Bush will be blamed later.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fritzilou, 2/27/2013 2:10:32 PM     (No. 9199306)

Barack Obama, the President of the United States, knows nothing about Benghazi, the release of prisoners or anything else. Why is he president, if he always knows nothing about what is going on????

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tusker, 2/27/2013 2:16:59 PM     (No. 9199320)

More lies from Bow-Boy´s birth certificate challenged liver lips.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: hisself, 2/27/2013 2:18:14 PM     (No. 9199323)

More lies from the Obama administration!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: horacer, 2/27/2013 2:21:46 PM     (No. 9199332)

Janet was in the middle of an out of body experience. No way she could have known.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stevendm, 2/27/2013 2:30:26 PM     (No. 9199352)

The wheels on the bus go bump, bump, bump.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: offrope, 2/27/2013 2:35:04 PM     (No. 9199361)

"It wasn´t my fault, I swear to God."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TuLBa-rgBk

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Reply 9 - Posted by: tommyr, 2/27/2013 2:49:21 PM     (No. 9199381)

Put Valerie on the stand and ask her the pertinent questions.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: judy, 2/27/2013 2:54:19 PM     (No. 9199391)

Politico should go out of business...for garbage news

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Reply 11 - Posted by: dipi, 2/27/2013 3:24:40 PM     (No. 9199437)

The lying narcissist in chief has done it once again by claiming ignorance.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: beat the press, 2/27/2013 3:30:49 PM     (No. 9199450)

politico no info for the low info

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Reply 13 - Posted by: artman1746, 2/27/2013 3:35:00 PM     (No. 9199454)

Notice how quickly the MSM gets the news out for Obama. To get away with lie after lie Obama has Valarie Jarret as his shield when he wants to tell whoppers like this one. He simply tells Jarret what to tell the others. Jarret will go to prison before she tells anyone what her instructions are from Obama. So when Carney says Obama didn´t give the order he´s not lying. Of course, Jarret gave the order. The Obama appointees then carry it out. Any investigation will end with Jarret. Her job, like that of Bruce Lindsey with Clinton, is to always give Obama deniability.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: flatwater, 2/27/2013 4:18:22 PM     (No. 9199529)

Our corrupt, America-hating (p)resident is throwing a tantrum, and this is just one of the results.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/27/2013 4:27:14 PM     (No. 9199550)

Obama could not possibly be responsible, after all, he does not do anything.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/28/2013 8:05:45 AM     (No. 9200469)

There´s a marked difference in this headline and that from the Washington Times( abpve). Times tells us that this is something the WH is saying. WaPolitico says it as fact.

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