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New York Times: Huma Abedin 'quietly' stepped down as Hillary's Deputy in "June" of 2012
Shoebat ^ | 5/17/13 | Shoebat

Posted on 05/18/2013 6:20:52 AM PDT by Ben Barrack

The title of a New York Times article by Raymond Hernandez reads, “Weiner’s Wife Didn’t Disclose Consulting Work She Did While Serving in State Dept.”. However, the headline for another story pops up in the eighth paragraph when a potentially very interesting claim is made. Take note of when Abedin allegedly stepped down as Deputy Chief of Staff for Hillary.

Via NYT:

"Ms. Abedin reached her new working arrangement in June 2012, when she returned from maternity leave, quietly leaving her position as deputy chief of staff and becoming a special government employee, which is essentially a consultant. A State Department official said that change freed her from the requirement that she disclose her private earnings for the rest of the year on her financial disclosure forms. Still, during that period, she continued to be identified publicly in news reports as Mrs. Clinton’s deputy chief of staff.

Officials in the State Department and Clinton circles seem especially sensitive about the arrangement, and no one would speak about it on the record. Earlier this month, Mr. Weiner released a copy of the couple’s 2012 tax return showing that they had income of more than $490,000."

According to the Times’ sources, Abedin stepped down as Deputy Chief of Staff for Hillary in June of 2012 but continued to be identified as Hillary’s Deputy Chief of Staff – without any announcement by the State Department to the contrary – before Hillary stepped down as Secretary of State seven months later.

Something else happened in June of 2012 as well, the 13th to be exact. That is the date of a letter sent by Reps. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA), and Tom Rooney (R-FL) to the State Department’s Deputy Inspector General. That letter specifically named Huma Abedin and her familial connections to the Muslim Brotherhood:

“…the Department’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Huma Abedin, has three family members – her late father, her mother and her brother – connected to Muslim Brotherhood operatives and/or organizations. Her position affords her routine access to the Secretary and to policy-making.”

It is not clear if the letter had anything to do with Abedin ‘quietly’ stepping down at around the same time the letter was sent, largely because of the State Department’s secrecy.

The letter to the State Department’s IG office was one of five sent to various IG’s. Several individuals were named but by far, Abedin’s name caused the most controversy; her ties to the Brotherhood through her mother and brother – as well as her work at the IMMA – are indisputable.

Had an announcement been made in June of 2012 that Abedin was stepping down as Deputy, it clearly would have fueled the controversy. Nonetheless, two questions need to be answered:

1.) Why did Abedin step down as Deputy Chief of Staff when she allegedly did? 2.) Why was it kept secret for nearly a year?

As to the issue of secrecy, the subject of the New York Times article is Abedin’s refusal to disclose her consulting work while she was still at the State Department.

We have expressed – as have others – repeated interest in Abedin disclosing the contents of the Form 86 she should have completed prior to working as Hillary’s Deputy back in 2009.

It is also, indeed interesting that the news of Abedin’s ‘quiet’ departure comes at a time when the State Department is under quite a big microscope over Benghazi. Again, we have expressed – as have others – interest in knowing to what extent Abedin was involved in Benghazi-gate.

Then again, how silly of us. That was before we knew – as well as everyone else – that she stepped down in June of 2012.

Perhaps Anthony Weiner’s decision to run for mayor of New York City might start bringing some interesting things to light after all.


TOPICS: Education; Miscellaneous; Religion
KEYWORDS: abedin; anthonyweiner; bachmann; clintons; egyptmorsi; hillaryclinton; humaabedin; imma; may2013; mccain; muslimbrotherhood; newyork; ny; saudiarabia; statedepartment; weiner
If it's true that Huma Abedin stepped down as Deputy Chief of Staff to Hillary in the same month that Bachmann named her in a letter to State Dept. IG, shouldn't McCain, Boehner, Rubio, and all of the other Republican politicians who defended Abedin start apologizing to Bachmann?
1 posted on 05/18/2013 6:20:52 AM PDT by Ben Barrack
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To: Ben Barrack

2 posted on 05/18/2013 6:27:11 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Ben Barrack

There are also reports that Huma may have been Hillary’s lesbian lover.


3 posted on 05/18/2013 6:27:53 AM PDT by JustTheTruth
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To: Ben Barrack

Sounds a lot like Holder’s unwritten recusal— c’mon, these guys just forget to write things down.


4 posted on 05/18/2013 6:32:25 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: Ben Barrack

Had to give those rug burns time to heal sooner or later.


5 posted on 05/18/2013 6:32:34 AM PDT by tomkat (solve for x: Baraq = islamite .. islam = enemy ... Baraq = x)
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To: Ben Barrack


6 posted on 05/18/2013 6:38:20 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Ben Barrack
Ms. Abedin reached her new working arrangement in June 2012, when she returned from maternity leave, quietly leaving her position as deputy chief of staff and becoming a special government employee, which is essentially a consultant.

Isn't that special. The domestic enemies are inside the gate, in our houses (representatives and white).

Aid, comfort, paychecks, bonuses, pensions, perks to domestic enemies never defined or envisioned by the founders.

—That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

Alter it.

7 posted on 05/18/2013 6:47:14 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Diogenesis

8 posted on 05/18/2013 7:06:28 AM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: Ben Barrack

Another show to drop...the muslim brotherhood infiltrating the highest lebvels of the Obama Administration?


9 posted on 05/18/2013 7:13:57 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great natiorn is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: JustTheTruth
There are also reports that Huma may have been Hillary’s lesbian lover.

And she may have well played that role.

I think she was pre-placed next to the Hildabeast so the ummah would have an assassin next to President Hillary!™ at a critical moment.

YMMV.

10 posted on 05/18/2013 7:27:14 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: null and void
As far as rumors that hillary was lesbian, were there any indications other than she attended a college that a lot of lesbian women attended?

That is all I can remember about the subject from the time that the rumor surfaced on FR and I never heard it anywhere but here.

Just like the rumor that Chelsea's father was that fat guy who died in prison (no morphing pictures please).

I discounted both of those rumors as just freepers throwing t*rds at the clintons (which I am OK with BTW).

11 posted on 05/18/2013 7:40:30 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: tomkat
Had to give those rug burns time to heal sooner or later.

Interesting. Those pictures of her with bandages on both her arms have disappeared.

I guess her "cooking accident" has unhappened...

12 posted on 05/18/2013 7:48:50 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Ditter

Bill allegedly told Gennifer Flowers that Hillary was a lesbian. I believe he said Hillary had had more p**** than he had or something like that. Chelsea’s alleged father has been rumored to be the still-living Web Hubbell, not James MacDougall. Those are the rumors as I understand them.


13 posted on 05/18/2013 7:50:06 AM PDT by Montanabound
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To: Ditter

Never heard the Hillary lesbian rumor anywhere but here?

Hillary flak Carl Bernstein in his Hillary biography felt the need to point out the “sexual innuendo that plagued her “throughout her years as a public person”.

Another, not so friendly, Hillary biographer Edward Klein felt it necessary to cover the rumors, as did Bill’s conquest Gennifer Flowers in her book.


14 posted on 05/18/2013 7:53:08 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Ditter
There is nothing.

NOTHING what-so-ever to indicate that she is.

NOTHING!!!

15 posted on 05/18/2013 7:53:44 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: null and void
Now if we could only figure a way to make the _resident maggot and all the other traitor scum in DC 'unhappen' !

May be an industrial sized wish, but just as well dream big, ehh ?

16 posted on 05/18/2013 7:54:45 AM PDT by tomkat (solve for x: Baraq = islamite .. islam = enemy ... Baraq = x)
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To: Ben Barrack

Everything the PIAPS touches turns to shit...from Bill to Benghazi.


17 posted on 05/18/2013 7:55:08 AM PDT by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: jjotto

Huma obviously chooses her “partners” for power rather than physical attractiveness. Hillary and Weenie, wow....


18 posted on 05/18/2013 7:55:36 AM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: tomkat

I like the way you think...


19 posted on 05/18/2013 7:57:19 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Montanabound
If Bill really told Flowers that Hillary was a lesbian it was probably so that she would sleep with him because he wasn't getting any at home.

If Hillary was a lesbian why would she mess around with Webb Hubble? ( I couldn't remember his name)

Anyway the childhood pictures of Chelsea look like Bill, as an adult I see more of Hillary in her face. I still think all of those rumors were just looking for ways to insult the clintons and as I said I am OK with that!

20 posted on 05/18/2013 8:00:47 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: null and void
.. that should prolly cause you some concern     d;^)
21 posted on 05/18/2013 8:01:04 AM PDT by tomkat (solve for x: Baraq = islamite .. islam = enemy ... Baraq = x)
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To: tomkat

We can make that unhappen too...


22 posted on 05/18/2013 8:02:28 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: null and void
If you say so but I have the same haircut and jacket. :)
23 posted on 05/18/2013 8:04:49 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: jjotto

I guess I don’t read the right books.


24 posted on 05/18/2013 8:07:20 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: JustTheTruth

That’s where the “special” government employee comes from.


25 posted on 05/18/2013 8:36:37 AM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: Ditter
If you say so but I have the same haircut and jacket. :)

And do you like girls, hmmmm?

26 posted on 05/18/2013 8:41:46 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: null and void

I like hunky guys are you a hunk? :)


27 posted on 05/18/2013 9:26:32 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: bgill

By changing from employee to contractor, Huma probably doubled or tripled her income from Hitlery.


28 posted on 05/18/2013 9:27:14 AM PDT by aimhigh (Guns do not kill people. Abortion kills people.)
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To: Ditter

I’m a BIG hunk!


29 posted on 05/18/2013 9:30:09 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: null and void
Alrighty then! :D
30 posted on 05/18/2013 9:32:13 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Ben Barrack
Huma’s Moonlighting? No Problem … Just Don’t Mention Her Crescent-lighting

… Ms. Abedin began her long professional association with Mrs. Clinton in 1996, as an intern to the first lady in the Clinton White House. In the years that followed, she remained a Clinton staffer from the White House to the Senate, and eventually to the State Department. At the same time, she also served from 1996 through 2008 as assistant editor of the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, a publication founded by Abdullah Omar Naseef, a major financier of al Qaeda whose Islamic “charity,” the Rabita Trust, is a designated terrorist organization (on which Naseef colluded with Wael Hamza Jalaidan, an Osama bin Laden intimate who is one of al Qaeda’s founders).

Naseef is a former secretary general of the Muslim World League, which Osama bin Laden described as one of al Qaeda’s primary funding sources.

31 posted on 05/18/2013 11:13:11 AM PDT by opentalk
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Clinton's foundation got millions from Saudis, Gates

… The donations to the William J. Clinton Foundation include amounts of $10 million to $25 million from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and real estate mogul Stephen Bing, a personal friend of Clinton's.

… Bill Clinton agreed to the release the list after President-elect Barack Obama nominated Hillary Clinton to become secretary of state. The governments of Kuwait and Qatar are also on the list, as is Saudi businessman Nasser Al-Rashid, who has close ties to the Saudi royal family. Saudi Sheikh Mohammed H. Al-Amoudi, reputed to be one of the richest men in the world, is among the donors as well. Both Saudis contributed in the $1 million to $5 million range. A group called Friends of Saudi Arabia and the Dubai Foundation appear in the same category.

32 posted on 05/18/2013 11:21:30 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Ditter

This has been heard directly from hotel workers. Hillary and Huma would get adjacent, adjoining hotel rooms. Hotel workers reported that when going in to clean the rooms after checkout, only one of the rooms - bed and bathroom - had been used, and two people had slept in the same bed.

Proof? No. But a strong potential indicator? Yup. Personally, I couldn’t care much less, except this makes the potential national security risk factor higher in terms of the risk for blackmail targeting. Would America elect a woman? Yes, I think so, with the “right” candidate. Would America elect a bisexual woman? No way, in my opinion.


33 posted on 05/18/2013 4:14:00 PM PDT by JustTheTruth
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