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Boehner demands that Obama disclose more details on attack in Libya
The Washington Times ^ | October 25, 2012 | Stephen Dinan

Posted on 10/25/2012 1:09:45 PM PDT by jazusamo

House Speaker John A. Boehner on Thursday demanded that President Obama explain why his administration has struggled to handle the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in a move that could raise the political peril to the White House.

In a letter to Mr. Obama, the Republican speaker demanded that the president answer five questions including why his administration turned down requests for more security at the diplomatic post, and why the White House didn’t do a better job of acknowledging it as a terrorist attack until well after the fact.

“Our country will not be able to move on from the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2012, until the public better understands the answers,” Mr. Boehner wrote.

The Ohio Republican is stepping into a fight that his party’s presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, has shied away from in recent weeks. At this week’s foreign policy debate, Mr. Romney didn’t raise any questions about the White House’s handling of Benghazi, and instead repeatedly praised Mr. Obama’s decision-making.

But House Republicans have pushed the issue, including using their control of the House oversight committee to release internal administration emails that indicate some in the administration should have been able to spot the terrorist roots of the attack early on.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 112th; benghazi; boehner; crybabydncsupporter; libya; obama; rinoabdications; rinotreason; treason
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What took so long, Boehner?
1 posted on 10/25/2012 1:09:57 PM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

Was he crying when he said it?


2 posted on 10/25/2012 1:12:19 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: jazusamo

Hey Boehner, you run the House. Use House hearings to put pressure on this administration


3 posted on 10/25/2012 1:13:05 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: plain talk

Boehner shows up 1 month late for the party.


4 posted on 10/25/2012 1:14:22 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: jazusamo

Hey Bohner, you’re about 42 DAYS LATE!!!!!


5 posted on 10/25/2012 1:14:22 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: jazusamo

What?
Boehner came out from under his worthless rock?


6 posted on 10/25/2012 1:15:53 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: jazusamo
John A. Boehner

the no action big mouth with female plumbing

7 posted on 10/25/2012 1:16:11 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: jazusamo

Whoa!!! Out of the tanning salon, kicked out of the bar and he finally must have read a newspaper.


8 posted on 10/25/2012 1:17:26 PM PDT by samadams2000
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To: jazusamo

O: “I’ll get back to you on that John - right after the election.


9 posted on 10/25/2012 1:17:53 PM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: jazusamo

Boehner has gotta go!


10 posted on 10/25/2012 1:18:32 PM PDT by Leep (Billybob 0bama:I sure would like to remain dic-tater..mmm hmmm)
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To: Joe Boucher

Mr. Worthless needs to have his gavel taken away from him and given to someone who is worthy.


11 posted on 10/25/2012 1:18:34 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic
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12 posted on 10/25/2012 1:19:11 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

>>> In a letter to Mr. Obama, ....

This is A JOKE, right?

Was the mail lost for 6 weeks?


13 posted on 10/25/2012 1:19:11 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: jazusamo

As usual, this phony is late to the party. Why do the American people need Representatives, who merely posture, only after we’ve raised a clamor. What is Boehner’s job description? Perhaps, we no longer require his services!


14 posted on 10/25/2012 1:20:41 PM PDT by old school
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To: jazusamo
What took so long, Boehner?

It wasn't election season.

15 posted on 10/25/2012 1:21:54 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: jazusamo
Boehner is an stone idiot! Release what, more lies? More communists spin. House hearings are the only chance, and that will be hard since the communists have so much control. Until we get rid of King Obama and his partner in crime Holder do expect much punishment for this crime.
16 posted on 10/25/2012 1:22:34 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: jazusamo

He had a hangover.. needed time to get his thoughts together.


17 posted on 10/25/2012 1:22:41 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: jazusamo
Boehner demands that Obama...

Now, that's just funny.

18 posted on 10/25/2012 1:25:09 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: jazusamo

Did he demand it with his legs crossed with a cigarette in one hand and a glass of red wine in the other?? Boehner is so worthless!


19 posted on 10/25/2012 1:25:50 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: All

Who is Boehner?


20 posted on 10/25/2012 1:26:42 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: LibFreeUSA
Hey Bohner, you’re about 42 DAYS LATE!!!!!


The word Coward comes to mind. Fired is another!!!!

21 posted on 10/25/2012 1:27:08 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: jazusamo

That is funny to think about, Boehner “demanding” something. Bet it gave Obama a good laugh too.


22 posted on 10/25/2012 1:28:14 PM PDT by Reddon
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To: jazusamo

I skimmed over the article and I didn’t see the most important question. Why wasn’t help sent immediately? Or, grow a pair Boner and ask “Why did you allow American citizens to be murdered?”


23 posted on 10/25/2012 1:29:23 PM PDT by Terry Mross
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To: jazusamo

Boehner has waited this long, he can wait 12 more days. We don’t need him to muck things up at this point.


24 posted on 10/25/2012 1:32:59 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Leep

Hear! Hear!


25 posted on 10/25/2012 1:33:07 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: jazusamo

It took him this long to see which way the wind was blowing.

Has anyone seen him make an appearance with Mitt Romney?
Show any support for Romney?

Probably best that he doesn’t

Like I say Boehner stuck his finger in his mouth and held it in the air to see which way the wind was blowing before getting involved. Perhaps he was pushed by some real republicans in the party, but that too is doubtful, not many of them left.


26 posted on 10/25/2012 1:33:15 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: jazusamo

It’s bad enough that we have to put up with the MSM not reporting on it, NO, we have to wait for Mr. Spineless fake-bake Boehner as well! Do your job fool!


27 posted on 10/25/2012 1:34:17 PM PDT by italyconservative (Come on November!)
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To: Terry Mross

Exactly...Those questions have to be asked and answered.

We know they won’t be answered and it doesn’t look like they’ll be asked.


28 posted on 10/25/2012 1:35:24 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

My thinking that Boehner and the Oversight committee were to use a fishing term “letting out more line”. Make the fish think it got away. Just like the admin, they became comfortable with their false narrative of the Benghazi events and their excuses. Time to set the hook Boehner!


29 posted on 10/25/2012 1:38:33 PM PDT by Fully Awake DAV (Navy Vet when homosexuality was not tolerated)
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To: jazusamo
Boehner finally joins the knuckle draggers. But only after he measured the wind direction, barometric pressure, jet stream direction, humidity, and temperature. He has no core. He is simply 6weeks too late. This guy needs to be put out with obama.
30 posted on 10/25/2012 1:39:05 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter (,)
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To: riri
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31 posted on 10/25/2012 1:39:44 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: jazusamo

You know you have really stepped in it when Boehner takes a moment, puts down his martini and demands answers.


32 posted on 10/25/2012 1:40:04 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: jazusamo
"Boehner"

"demands"

sorry, does not compute



33 posted on 10/25/2012 1:41:13 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Venturer

Perhaps he was pushed by some real republicans in the party, but that too is doubtful, not many of them left.

There are some, though, like Michelle Bachman. I think she was spot on about Huma and the Muslim Brotherhood. I’ll bet she’s up to her shifty eyes in this Libyan mess. Of course, rino’s like McCain shot Bachman down and no one has taken a serious look at the woman who perches high in our State Dept despite her entire family being MB. We’ve got a whole lot of house cleaning to do as we have a serious infestation of vermin in all areas of gov.


34 posted on 10/25/2012 1:42:17 PM PDT by Josephat
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To: jazusamo

35 posted on 10/25/2012 1:44:01 PM PDT by mirkwood (The more dishonorable their intentions, the more obtuse their language.)
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To: jazusamo

Boehner is a chump dandy.Any politician who would go golfing with Obama is questionable as to realities of what this Nation’s needs are. He plays to the news output and should not be trying to speak for those he would be trying impress. With his bopsey twin McConnell both need to retire to the windbag club.


36 posted on 10/25/2012 1:45:23 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Venturer
Show any support for Romney?

Yes. And after he did, FR bashed him.

The guy is cursed here whatever he does/says.

This thread is more of the same.

37 posted on 10/25/2012 1:45:41 PM PDT by what's up
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To: jazusamo

I think this should have come from Romney, but it could be argued that Boehner gets to be the bad guy, which shields Romney from looking over aggressive. Maybe like Reid saying Romney hadn’t paid any taxes? Except Reid was wrong and Boehner is right.


38 posted on 10/25/2012 1:59:51 PM PDT by PAR
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To: jazusamo

Boehner who the hell is he, haven’t heard a word from him in months.


39 posted on 10/25/2012 2:04:15 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: jazusamo

And if he doesn’t will Boehner crumble in a flood of tears?


40 posted on 10/25/2012 2:07:25 PM PDT by bgill (Evil doers are in every corner of our government. Have we passed the time of no return?)
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To: PAR

You make a valid point and if that’s the case I believe it should have been done sooner, Obama has stonewalled from the time of the attack.


41 posted on 10/25/2012 2:08:51 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

That Boner took so long to say something is infuriating; however, I interpret this as a very positive sign for Romney—If Zero was headed to a second term, Boner would still be hiding under his rock, afraid of being called a racist for doing what he was elected to do.


42 posted on 10/25/2012 2:12:13 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Re-distribute my work ethic, not my wealth.)
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To: jazusamo

Haven’t heard hide nor hair from this jackass.
Now he says he wants answers to his questions.
Boner needs to go and We need an Allen West to lead the house. Someone with real balls.


43 posted on 10/25/2012 2:30:59 PM PDT by marygam (#Hurry November 2012, we might not make it#)
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To: jazusamo

Mr. Boehner, if we needed a boar with teats we would have called you already.


44 posted on 10/25/2012 2:41:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: PAR
For Romney, an unelected citizen running against 0bama, to make an issue of this would be the most political thing that could happen. That would give 0bama, the left and the MSM the opening to completely dismiss the entire thing as a political witch hunt.

We have elected officials to hold the POTUS accountable. Unfortunately Boehner is one of them.

45 posted on 10/25/2012 2:47:20 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: jazusamo

Ohhhh, weepy little Johnie DEMANDS it?? I’ll bet Hussein is REEEEELY scared now!


46 posted on 10/25/2012 2:49:34 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: jazusamo

I sure Obama is on his way to talk to him. /sarc.

Anyone who gets to vote for Boehner...Simply should not. We don’t need him.


47 posted on 10/25/2012 2:54:54 PM PDT by Revel
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To: jazusamo
Boehner runs onto the stage 6 weeks after the fact and DEMANDS answers.

Oh, thank you Speaker Boehner, you may now exit stage left and smoke another cigarette sir.

Posturing and posing continues with little or NO corrective action ever taken.

48 posted on 10/25/2012 2:55:31 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: jazusamo

Something woke him up.

LLS


49 posted on 10/25/2012 4:02:01 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: plain talk

You should pay attention.

The House already held hearings and exposed the failures of the Administration to act. The House acted in an outstanding manner and effectively destroyed the fake defense based on lies.


50 posted on 10/25/2012 4:06:37 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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