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Bridenstine denied access to
illegals being housed Ft. Sill

KRMG News (OK), by Shelby Travis

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Posted By:mitzi, 7/2/2014 11:44:29 AM

Congressman Jim Bridenstine was denied access yesterday to the HHS facility at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma currently housing up to 1,200 unaccompanied alien children (UAC) who illegally crossed the southern border into the United States. Congressman Bridenstine said, “There is no excuse for denying a Federal Representative from Oklahoma access to a federal facility in Oklahoma where unaccompanied children are being held. Any Member of Congress should have the legal authority to visit a federal youth detention facility without waiting three weeks." The Health and Human Services (HHS) official who appears to be in charge of the facility told Congressman Bridenstine

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 7/2/2014 11:52:40 AM     (No. 9908341)

If they keep stepping on toes, maybe they will eventually tick somebody off enough to do something, one can hope!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: yo-yo, 7/2/2014 11:54:29 AM     (No. 9908346)

Does this quote from another article mean Emperor Zero will be prosecuted?

"Border Patrol officials said working with or taking money from smugglers is dangerous and against the law. Those caught cooperating with a smuggler may face federal charges."



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Reply 3 - Posted by: fhancock, 7/2/2014 11:57:22 AM     (No. 9908356)

"Vee are just following orderssss" "Sieg Obama"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Starlady, 7/2/2014 12:01:04 PM     (No. 9908370)

The conservative press and anyone who visits these camps need to shine a light on all that they encounter.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: god of irony, 7/2/2014 12:14:50 PM     (No. 9908400)

Now that´s ironic. The people who illegally crossed our borders are having their borders protected by the government.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 7/2/2014 12:17:25 PM     (No. 9908406)

It sounds as though not even the base commander has access to what´s going on in his own facility. Otherwise, he would have escorted a visiting Congressman to whatever he wanted to see (that´s how it works with the military). Remember when CAPT Bucher wasn´t authorized to know what was taking place aboard his own ship and then was held responsible for allowing all that classified information to fall into the hands of the North Koreans?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 7/2/2014 12:18:58 PM     (No. 9908411)

The actions of someone with something to hide ...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: melanie, 7/2/2014 12:27:05 PM     (No. 9908445)

The state authorities need to challenge these Federal bullies. NOW

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Reply 9 - Posted by: tnorling, 7/2/2014 12:27:51 PM     (No. 9908448)

Now there´s a great example of why the federal government must be dismantled.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 7/2/2014 12:28:20 PM     (No. 9908449)

FTA, “After my visit today with the base commander, I approached the barracks where the children are housed. A new fence has been erected by HHS, completely surrounding the barracks and covered with material to totally obscure the view. Every gate is chained closed.

“I approached a security guard and asked to speak with the manager of the facility. The guard called his supervisor who said no visitors were allowed. I asked if they were aware that I am a Member of Congress. Eventually the manager came out and said that I would have to go through HHS legislative affairs and that the first chance to visit would be July 21st.

“What are they trying to hide? Do they not want the children to speak with Members of Congress? As a Navy pilot, I have been involved in operations countering illicit human trafficking. I would like to know to whom these children are being released."

I´ll tell you why, Congressman. They don´t want you asking those children HOW they got to the US or even WHY. Obama and his administration are complicit in trafficking Central American children and young adults illegally into this country to be used as a political pawns.

You can´t question or speak to the survivors of Benghazi either. You can´t question the IT managers from the IRS to get the truth about the "lost" emails. Tyrant Obama has legions of loyal brown shirts willing to do his worst against US citizens.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 7/2/2014 12:49:06 PM     (No. 9908498)

Use the state social services and state police. Say you are there to investigate the welfare of the children. Push the issue, the Feds will back down, they always do, because they are never given clear instructions, and they know deep down what they are doing is wrong.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 7/2/2014 1:45:34 PM     (No. 9908593)

Berlin, 1939.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JustCause, 7/2/2014 1:48:40 PM     (No. 9908597)

Since there is no reference, I would assume Bridenstine´s name is followed by a D when voting in congress.

Bridenstine is obviously lacking the eggs to actually DO something. That HHS official who appeared to be in charge - should have been frog marched away in handcuffs.

Then the next buffoon who said anything but, ´this way, sir´ and opened the gates / doors, would know their next for the jail cell.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 7/2/2014 2:49:58 PM     (No. 9908662)

Bridenstine is a Republican.

From his website: Congressman Jim Bridenstine is a Navy pilot and combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, and lives with his wife Michelle and their three children in Tulsa, OK.

Bridenstine graduated from Rice University with degrees in economics, business and psychology. After college, he joined the Navy and became a pilot, flying combat missions off the USS Abraham Lincoln in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Operation Southern Watch in Iraq, and Operation Shock and Awe in Iraq. Later, he transitioned to the F-18 Hornet fighter at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, the parent command to TOPGUN, where he flew “Red Air” and was also an instructor.

After leaving active duty, Bridenstine earned an MBA from Cornell University and returned to Tulsa to be the Executive Director of the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium. He was recently promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve where he flies the E-2C Hawkeye, a surveillance and operations command aircraft, in Central and South America in support of America’s war on drugs.

Pelosi is granted immediate access but this Republican congressman is denied. Uh-huh.


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Reply 15 - Posted by: tommyr, 7/2/2014 4:26:37 PM     (No. 9908754)

Congressional hearings must be held to include the clown/manager from HHS, the Commanding General of Fort Sill and the cabinet secretaries of DHS, HHS and DOD.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/3/2014 1:08:12 AM     (No. 9909166)

There´s a fence around the barracks housing the illegals.

Why not a fence at the border?

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