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Issa: Clinton, Obama ´Not Targets´
National Review Online, by Daniel Foster

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 5/12/2013 7:42:05 PM

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) told David Gregory Sunday that ”Hillary Clinton’s not a target” of his Benghazi investigation. Nor, Issa added, is President Obama. Issa did later add that if Clinton or Obama are personally implicated in the decision-making processes that led to reduced security before the attack, the lack of armed response during the attack, or the scrubbing of the terrorist aspect immediately after the attack, then “of course they should be held accountable.” Issa sat across from Amb. Thomas Pickering, head of the State Department’s “Accountability Review Board” (ARB),

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: losgatos, 5/12/2013 8:00:34 PM     (No. 9323382)

Of course they´re not targets if you believe, as most liberals would like you to, that neither of them had anything to do with the State Dept at the time. They were probably both on well deserved days off.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Scrubber, 5/12/2013 8:02:54 PM     (No. 9323387)

Issa, you ninny, grow a pair. Of course they´re targets. Say so!


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Beca, 5/12/2013 8:04:53 PM     (No. 9323388)

Why aren´t they targets??


Reply 4 - Posted by: Jebediah, 5/12/2013 8:18:44 PM     (No. 9323404)

This is the way it should be, for both Benghazi and the IRS scandal: just the facts, no politics. The abuse can and should stand on its own, and it seems more and more obvious, MSM notwithstanding, that the abuse is mammoth and for Obama at least, his political viability trumped ethics and lives.


Reply 5 - Posted by: grampstosix, 5/12/2013 8:25:53 PM     (No. 9323417)

Are they at least persons of interest?


Reply 6 - Posted by: scribe35, 5/12/2013 8:44:35 PM     (No. 9323440)

No 4 Is correct. Get all the facts then you have the target with no politics.


Reply 7 - Posted by: ruready?, 5/12/2013 8:46:42 PM     (No. 9323445)

Truth is the target. We will not rest until we have it. Shoot down the Benghazi hole - without regard for who is in it.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: mfm, 5/12/2013 9:14:34 PM     (No. 9323471)

Thanks #4, and Rove and your PAC adds? Give it a break... focus on the truth!


Reply 9 - Posted by: bob913, 5/12/2013 9:15:16 PM     (No. 9323472)

So the fix is in.
Issa is bought.


Reply 10 - Posted by: WimeTarmerFable, 5/12/2013 9:16:15 PM     (No. 9323473)

I freaking give up.


Reply 11 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 5/12/2013 9:21:02 PM     (No. 9323480)

Not targets?

Ummm, Darryl - - you wanna bet?


Reply 12 - Posted by: doublesharp, 5/12/2013 9:23:29 PM     (No. 9323484)

What was Issa´s big job of about a year ago? He was spearheading an investigation that was going to nail someone but I don´t remember now who.


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TXknitter, 5/12/2013 9:47:46 PM     (No. 9323508)

So the root of the reason Obama and Hillary made the decisions they did was presidential POLITICS but Issa and co. are on the defensive about getting "political." So, no matter what has come out, it´s still "if" Obama or Hillary are implicated as far as Issa is concerned? Okay...what #10 said.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Italiano, 5/12/2013 9:48:26 PM     (No. 9323509)

For all intents and purposes, they both deserted their posts in the face of the enemy. Four guys died.

They shot Pvt. Slovik for less.


Reply 15 - Posted by: Salt5792, 5/12/2013 10:04:01 PM     (No. 9323524)

McCain must have been tutoring Issa.


Reply 16 - Posted by: FLCracker, 5/12/2013 10:14:51 PM     (No. 9323536)

Right, #4. Truth is the target.

But hey, collateral damage...


Reply 17 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 5/12/2013 10:15:59 PM     (No. 9323537)

This means they´ve already decided to go after an unnamed low-level staffer.
Otherwise, Issa would simply state that EVERYONE is up for investigation, and the facts will dictate who is at fault.

And if Obama and Clinton have already been declared off limits, what does that say about their accountability?


   

 

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 5/12/2013 10:21:04 PM     (No. 9323544)

I would not harm thee intentionally, Brethren, but thou standeth where I about to shoot.


Reply 19 - Posted by: bdog, 5/12/2013 10:40:21 PM     (No. 9323570)

You guys have been jabbing at Issa since this started. He has done a good job of getting this out despite the interference from the MSM. His job is to find evidence to point to the perpetrators. He has lined up a good number of whistle blowers and he´s bringing them out slowly and building a strong case. As long as he keeps doing this the MSM will be hard pressed to criticize him or his facts. If Hillary and Obama are to be had they will be caught in the web of evidence and will stand out without being pointed out.


Reply 20 - Posted by: Elvira, 5/12/2013 10:44:09 PM     (No. 9323574)

EXACTLY #19! Leave Issa alone, he knowest what he´s doingest. ;-D First the truth, the absolute truth, the rest will fall into place. Sheesh, we´re looking at the attention span of a 2 year old.


Reply 21 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 5/12/2013 10:58:00 PM     (No. 9323589)

#19 and #20, please tell us how old Issa´s ´Fast & Furious´ investigation is, and who has been found at fault with that?

I won´t hold my breath.


Reply 22 - Posted by: pickle1, 5/12/2013 11:44:24 PM     (No. 9323625)

They should be Issa.


   

 



 
Reply 23 - Posted by: droopydog, 5/13/2013 12:08:08 AM     (No. 9323639)

Valerie Jarrett


Reply 24 - Posted by: bdog, 5/13/2013 12:31:34 AM     (No. 9323653)

The reality is that nothing will happen in any of these cases until one has broken through and is prosecuted by a special prosecutor. The democrats got Scooter Libby because they went at him as unit with the help of scum like Colin Powell and the MSM.


Reply 25 - Posted by: Rael, 5/13/2013 12:35:47 AM     (No. 9323657)

WHY NOT???


Reply 26 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 5/13/2013 2:16:52 AM     (No. 9323708)

Issa knows what he´s doing, don´t get all freaky deaky over this pronouncement...the investigation will lead where the facts take it...its called strategery...


Reply 27 - Posted by: steveW, 5/13/2013 2:46:12 AM     (No. 9323717)

Who got to Issa, and with what?

Helping the Demonstrably Dishonest Democrats desperately pin the blame on some low-level flunky surely can serve no good purpose, and could not have been the intent of the hearings nor the whistleblowers. Why now?


Reply 28 - Posted by: Trigger2, 5/13/2013 8:36:47 AM     (No. 9323973)

Issa´s target should be: Who gave the many times military stand-down order? Barry or Jarrett (since Barry went to bed)?



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