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White House Knew of Recent ISIS
Threat to Kill US Journalist

ABC News, by Arlette Saenz & Jonathan Karl

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/20/2014 6:14:37 PM

ISIS had recently threatened to kill U.S. journalist James Foley to avenge airstrikes the United States has conducted in Iraq, a senior U.S. official told ABC News. The White House had been aware of the threat prior to the release of a video Tuesday night that appears to show the beheading of Foley and warns that militants will carry out a similar act against U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who went missing in August, the official said. At least one news organization said it notified the White House about threats it received regarding Foley. Phillip Balboni, CEO and founder of the online

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I don´t know how much more of this we can take. And still Obama went ahead with his vacation. It´s absolutely stunning.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 8/20/2014 6:19:20 PM     (No. 9974182)

So we have a Commander-in-Chief who, not only hasn´t a clue or care about protecting our national interests, is also mired in an ideological mind-set that actually encourages threats against our nation.
We are so screwed.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: paloalto, 8/20/2014 7:18:34 PM     (No. 9974275)

Is this why Obama took a vacation from his vacation to come back to the White House a few days ago?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 8/20/2014 8:28:48 PM     (No. 9974345)

#3 he sure did. He came back to vote present.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/20/2014 9:54:59 PM     (No. 9974434)

Did they inform him on the golf course ?

The man told you who he would stand with should the winds change. Could be the only real truth he has spoken.

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