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Sen. Bill Nelson: I told AP not
to run Robert Levinson story

Washington Post, by Ed O´Keefe

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Posted By:drive, 12/13/2013 1:41:08 PM

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said early Friday that he urged the Associated Press not to publish a story about Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who disappeared in Iran more than six years ago and had been working for the CIA. The AP first published the story Thursday afternoon. In the report, the wire service said that it confirmed Levinson´s CIA ties in 2010 and had continued its reporting. AP said it had agreed three times to delay publishing the story "because the U.S. government said it was pursuing promising leads to get [Levinson] home." The Washington Post published a similar

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 12/13/2013 2:01:38 PM     (No. 9652540)

I wonder why the asspress didn´t listen to a democ rat. They must have an ulterior motive in this case.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/13/2013 2:05:12 PM     (No. 9652543)

My only response that I can give is this is classified information. I can’t talk about it," he said

Useful answer when you haven´t got a clue.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 12/13/2013 2:34:55 PM     (No. 9652566)



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Reply 4 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 12/13/2013 2:38:53 PM     (No. 9652570)

Didn´t Scooter Libby go to jail for less than this. It seems it isn´t enough for the AP to publish propaganda for Team Obama, but they even work to endager the lives of our CIA operatives.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: snapper451, 12/13/2013 2:40:13 PM     (No. 9652573)

Nelson is our Senator, unfortunately, and is dumber than a stone. In the midst of Obamacare he was down in the Everglades worried about pythons. Idiot! He is absolutely worthless and yet we could not beat him in the last election.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 12/13/2013 3:14:46 PM     (No. 9652614)

Will there be a years long investigation into who leaked this despicable information.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 12/13/2013 3:27:17 PM     (No. 9652633)

Karl Rove and his RINO candidate Connie Mack had it all teed up to whip the snot out of Nelson in the 2012 election and guess what? They whiffed. In fact everyone of Karl Rove´s Senate RINO candidates whiffed last year.

It´s been pointed out several times that either the RINOs don´t want to win or they are too stupid to win.

At least Karl Rove and the rest of the Republican consultant/pundent losers are making out like bandits

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MissMolly, 12/13/2013 3:37:13 PM     (No. 9652640)

If a word like Roveanoia doesn´t exist, it should. The previous comment is an example.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 12/13/2013 4:26:07 PM     (No. 9652693)

Of course if you are captured Mr Phelps, the Secretary will disavow any knowledge of your actions.

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