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JACKPOT! Obama Deputy Campaign Manager: I Attended White House Meetings With IRS Chief (Video)
Gateway Pundit ^ | 6-1-2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 06/01/2013 7:08:49 PM PDT by servo1969

Yesterday, Stephanie Cutter, Deputy campaign manager for President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign, appeared on Jake Tapper’s show The Lead on CNN.

During the segment Stephanie Cutter admitted she had attended meetings with then IRS Chief Douglas Shulman at the White House:

“A couple of facts here that I think are important for us to stick by, number one, the only reason we know about these visits is because the president makes everything public. Number two, what we’re really looking at some of these visits… What we are looking at the number of times that Mr. Shulman was cleared into the White House. It doesn’t necessarily mean he went to a meeting. Number three, many of those meetings were for healthcare implementation. I was in them with him. So there’s nothing nefarious going on.”

Jackpot brother.

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1 posted on 06/01/2013 7:08:49 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Just so I am getting the jackpot right....she is a campaign manager meeting with this POS IRS lead and why would a campaign manager meet with the IRS head unless it were to discuss targeting of GOP?


2 posted on 06/01/2013 7:13:38 PM PDT by IrishPennant (All warfare is based on deception.)
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To: servo1969

This BS still doesn’t explain 159 visits.


3 posted on 06/01/2013 7:13:56 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: servo1969

So the question under oath to the IRS head is “At this meeting with the Deputy campaign manager did you discuss target of any groups”


4 posted on 06/01/2013 7:14:36 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: servo1969

Outright political warfare. Not that I expected anything less from Obama. The Chicago Way can be a b!tch at times.


5 posted on 06/01/2013 7:18:48 PM PDT by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: servo1969
It is out there plain as day, but will anyone pick up on the nuance of the statement?

I am still facinated by the fact that Lois Lane Lerner stated she was pleading the fifth to keep from incriminating other people. First, you cannot plead the fifth to protect others...it is for "self" incrimination, or a spouse, and second, by saying this she is admitting she knows others have committed "incriminating" (criminal) offense.

She said it...plain as day...yet no one cares or picked up on the statement.

6 posted on 06/01/2013 7:19:38 PM PDT by IrishPennant (All warfare is based on deception.)
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To: IrishPennant

Sure they did. That is why she has to go back to Congress and submit to more testimony.


7 posted on 06/01/2013 7:24:17 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: servo1969

The deputy campaign manager attends 100s of WH meetings on policy (Zerocare implementation)? I don’t think so. Shulman was a Zero donor (nice going, Bipartisan RINOs who recommended him to GWB for the job).


8 posted on 06/01/2013 7:26:27 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Arguing with a marxist is like playing Chess with a Pigeon.)
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To: servo1969; maggief; onyx; crosslink; penelopesire

Tie this in with S’s wife S Anderson. And ....


9 posted on 06/01/2013 7:27:12 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: servo1969

How many times did Shulman meet with David Axelrod, Robert Bauer. Was Shulman’s wife present at many of the meetings. Did they also meet at Caribou Coffee on 1700 Penn.


10 posted on 06/01/2013 7:28:30 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: IrishPennant

Cutter wasn’t a campaign manager yet. She was a top Obama political hack working on implementing Obamacare at the time of the meetings. She had Obama’s ear in all this.


11 posted on 06/01/2013 7:29:52 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: SatinDoll

I sure hope so...


12 posted on 06/01/2013 7:30:37 PM PDT by IrishPennant (All warfare is based on deception.)
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To: servo1969

“The president keeps everything public..” As if this were some extra perk that this administration has bestowed upon us!


13 posted on 06/01/2013 7:31:25 PM PDT by madameguinot
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To: umgud

But it signals the beginning of a campaign strategy by 0bama to negate the Tea Party’s influence on the 2012 election.. I remember asking “Where the hell is the Tea Party?” leading up to the election.. Little did I know they were hog tied and silenced by 0bama via the IRS, with the DOJ raiding Republican donor Gibson Guitar at gunpoint, etc.. In retrospect, this has 0bama written all over it and is reminiscent of his past as a candidate in Chicago.


14 posted on 06/01/2013 7:31:47 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: servo1969
Has anyone seen this? It claims the Daily Caller was wrong when it added up the WH visits by the IRS.

http://www.politicususa.com/rights-irs-smoking-gun-total-dud-turns-didnt-bother-read.html

"Of course, it’s hard to get proof of “coordination” when the meetings didn’t take place. It turns out that Garance Franke-Ruta, a rather industrious writer at The Atlantic, bothered to sift through all of the documents in order to determine that actually, former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman signed in for 11 visits, not 157, between 2009 and 2012 "

I wonder...Schulman would have disputed such an exaggerated count you would think..

15 posted on 06/01/2013 7:31:54 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: servo1969

So it was a coordinated targeted attack using government agencies to commit voter intimidation


16 posted on 06/01/2013 7:32:17 PM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: servo1969

They were planning Easter egg hunts, case closed.


17 posted on 06/01/2013 7:32:57 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est.)
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To: kristinn

Gotcha...thanks!


18 posted on 06/01/2013 7:33:00 PM PDT by IrishPennant (All warfare is based on deception.)
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To: ncfool

Don’t forget Valerie Jarrett. I’m STILL waiting for her name to come up in Congress. You KNOW she was involved in this.


19 posted on 06/01/2013 7:33:19 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: madameguinot

the only reason we know about these visits is because the president makes everything public.
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Bwahahahahha Is she shytting me??

Everything public. Give me a damned break. Who is this lying sack of crap?
Obama’s deputy campaign manager: We expect truth from her?. Not me baby.

Stick this lie up your butt lady.


20 posted on 06/01/2013 7:36:16 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Aria

Smells like BS. The Washington Compost would already have awarded 1,000 Pinocchios to the GOP if there were only 11 visits.


21 posted on 06/01/2013 7:38:41 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Arguing with a marxist is like playing Chess with a Pigeon.)
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To: grumpygresh

Just looking for goodies in the tall grass of the tax code.


22 posted on 06/01/2013 7:39:12 PM PDT by WMarshal (Free citizen, never a subject or a civilian)
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To: Aria

“I wonder...Schulman would have disputed such an exaggerated count you would think.. “

He couldn’t dispute it. He just got done testifying that they had to lead him to his office every day cause he couldn’t remember how to find it.


23 posted on 06/01/2013 7:40:16 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (President Obma; The Slumlord of the Rentseekers)
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To: servo1969

Someone correct me, but if the deputy campaign manager is there, the president can’t claim executive privilege. Campaign manager is not a member of the white house staff.


24 posted on 06/01/2013 7:40:33 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: SatinDoll

Drag those stooges Lerner & Shulman back up to Capitol Hill and let Gowdy smack them around some more.


25 posted on 06/01/2013 7:45:04 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: servo1969

This should be the lead on Drudge.


26 posted on 06/01/2013 7:45:07 PM PDT by STJPII
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

They were all involved in this, but nothing is going to happen because the GOP hasn’t got the stones to do what it takes.


27 posted on 06/01/2013 7:45:19 PM PDT by huckfillary (qual tyo ta)
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To: txnativegop
Outright political warfare. Not that I expected anything less from Obama. The Chicago Way can be a b!tch at times.

This isn't the Chicago way, it's the Berlin way. These buttheads are following the National Socialist party of Germany's battle plan, circa 1930-1935.. Watch the parallels.

28 posted on 06/01/2013 7:45:29 PM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: servo1969
In addition to the facts we are learning about the IRS, there were other early coordinated efforts to target individuals and groups, including the kinds of efforts described here.

Note the date of Baldwin's column is April 21, 2010, and the organization providing these 40 names has a long history. How are the facts contained in this article relevant to the IRS, Homeland Security, ATF, etc., etc. efforts at intimidation of conservative groups?

Please read and pass on through your own lists.

29 posted on 06/01/2013 7:46:29 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: txnativegop

Drop “political”. Outright warfare.

This has potentially cost lives. For an example close to home here at FR, check this:

http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2013/05/29/news-from-the-front-viii/


30 posted on 06/01/2013 7:47:59 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama equals Osama))
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To: servo1969

This is what 3rd world dictators do to get elected. I’m surprised Obama didn’t get 96% of the vote.


31 posted on 06/01/2013 7:48:59 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
Don’t forget Valerie Jarrett. I’m STILL waiting for her name to come up in Congress. You KNOW she was involved in this.”

ABSOLUTELY she is the center of this targeting of the TEA party and any other GOP that got in her way. I agree with you. When are others going to start making her accountable and why does she have 24/7 Secret Service protection.

Did SHE or zippy order the wretched Department of Homeland Security to have snipers and armed personnel at the TEA Party IRS protests. Snipers were spotted on roofs near the St. Louis office. This is sick stuff. Talk about intimidation. She said she will get even and get revenge on anyone that didn't agree with them. Isn't that special. Dems think it's great.

32 posted on 06/01/2013 7:49:19 PM PDT by WaterWeWaitinFor (Would Winston Churchill stand still for all this nonsense?)
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To: servo1969

In the end, the entire scandal with the IRS points to possibly four persons: President Barack Obama, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett, former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, and former Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner. These four may have conspired to create the plan to use the IRS to harass political opponents, and the plan was implemented under Geithner’s guidance with former IRS Chairman Doug Shulman.


33 posted on 06/01/2013 7:53:16 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: servo1969

I am not sure this is a big deal. Cutter worked in the White House and has had a bunch of staff jobs.

I am more interested in the flat out lies in her interview. Like saying the kenyan “make everything public”. His personal guests to the White Hut DO NOT go in the WH logbook. What Cutter said is flat not true and she knows that. They tell these lies expecting nobody to call them out on them.


34 posted on 06/01/2013 7:53:51 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: meyer

< This isn’t the Chicago way, it’s the Berlin way. These buttheads are following the National Socialist party of Germany’s battle plan, circa 1930-1935.. Watch the parallels. >

It’s only a matter of time before an enterprising journalist lays out all these parallels. If you run across it before i do, I’d appreciate a heads up and I’ll do the same.


35 posted on 06/01/2013 7:55:37 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: rfp1234
“(nice going, Bipartisan RINOs who recommended him to GWB for the job).”

There are most definitely a significant number of Democrat / leftist operative plants within the GOP. Don't doubt this for a second. There is a pattern. Oppose major Democrat legislative efforts only when the votes are already there for the Democrats. When needed, ‘cross the aisle’ in an oh so reasonable bipartisan manner. When conservatives / Republicans start getting upset about the lack of faithfulness to conservative principles, act like a true conservative on some issues, just to avoid suspicion. If conservatives can no longer be swayed / fooled, only then is it time to change party.

36 posted on 06/01/2013 8:05:21 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: grumpygresh

“They were planning Easter egg hunts, case closed.”
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Yes, it was a planned “hunt”... a hunt for Christians, conservative donors, and of course the Tea Party peeps.

So, the translation of what he said is... I was planning to crucify the Tea Party ....


37 posted on 06/01/2013 8:08:57 PM PDT by Ms Mable
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To: RayChuang88
In the end, the entire scandal with the IRS points to possibly four persons: President Barack Obama, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett, former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, and former Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner. These four may have conspired to create the plan to use the IRS to harass political opponents, and the plan was implemented under Geithner’s guidance with former IRS Chairman Doug Shulman.

You got it. However, NOTHING is going to come from such. We have NO justice - We are a banana republic.

38 posted on 06/01/2013 8:12:01 PM PDT by Digger
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To: IrishPennant
She said it...plain as day...yet no one cares or picked up on the statement.

Wrong. Trey Gowdy(R-SC) picked up on it big time. Then Issa picked up on what Trey was saying.

Go watch it on youtube. Search Trey Gowdy.

39 posted on 06/01/2013 8:13:58 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: servo1969

THE BIG QUESTION: What business did his campaign have in the implementation of Obamacare?


40 posted on 06/01/2013 8:21:27 PM PDT by dila813
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To: hoosiermama; servo1969; maggief; kcvl; crosslink; penelopesire
Tie this in with S’s wife S Anderson. And ....

It was the Marxist's call.

41 posted on 06/01/2013 8:25:41 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: kristinn

BUMP.


42 posted on 06/01/2013 8:26:41 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: servo1969

43 posted on 06/01/2013 8:28:14 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: upchuck
Wrong. Trey Gowdy(R-SC) picked up on it big time. Then Issa picked up on what Trey was saying.

Yep...I know they got it...send me a link to a thread where FR folks got it & discussed it and I will apologize for thinking you were rude for beginning your response with "Wrong".

I might have dropped out of Harvard but I did pick up some social congeniality during the drunken Frat orgies.

44 posted on 06/01/2013 8:35:16 PM PDT by IrishPennant (All warfare is based on deception.)
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To: onyx

“It was the Marxist’s call. “

Exactly!


45 posted on 06/01/2013 8:35:39 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: servo1969

A Friday night admission of criminal conduct so they can say it is old news on Monday.

Not going to work. If she is admitting this now, the truth must be devastating.


46 posted on 06/01/2013 8:40:07 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: kcvl

Criminal indictments are necessary so that those people will name him.
He has to be impeached.


47 posted on 06/01/2013 8:47:09 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: rfp1234

George W. Bush was the stupid, naive idiot who kept Shulman on to bring a “new tone” to Washington.


48 posted on 06/01/2013 8:47:38 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (The Buck Stops Over There.)
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To: WaterWeWaitinFor
Fallback position for the media: the Tea Party deserved to be targeted.

Just saw a notice for a new book from Princeton University Press about the Tea Party, by two academics (Christopher S. Parker and Matt A. Barreto), Change they can't believe in: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America.

Their basis premise seems to be that the Tea Party is not some innocent group but "chilling" and in a direct line from other bad movements in American history such as the Know-Nothings and the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s. A blurb from someone at Stanford said "this timely, important work deserves the widest audience possible."

49 posted on 06/01/2013 8:48:13 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: servo1969

The control freak was probably directing the IRS assault on conservatives...

In an administration not known for its embrace of outsiders, Ms. Cutter managed to become a trusted aide to both Michelle Obama, whom she worked for in 2008 and in the White House, and Mr. Obama, who pleaded with her to take West Wing and campaign jobs.

Ms. Cutter previously worked for President Bill Clinton and Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, as well as for Edward M. Kennedy, quickly becoming a trusted Kennedy family confidante.

Her bright career was almost derailed in 2004, though, after Senator John Kerry’s failed presidential bid. Ms. Cutter, who had been the campaign’s communications chief

In 2010, Ms. Cutter was tapped to help the White House sell health care reform, and the next year she stepped into an advisory role in the West Wing, arriving at a time when even the president admitted the administration’s message was not being communicated effectively. She quickly developed a reputation as the polished, sometimes scarily organized strategist who gets things done, compared with Mr. Axelrod’s reputation as a charming but shambling personality who was widely blamed for dropping the ball on White House communication.

While working for the president, Ms. Cutter played a key part in developing the “We Can’t Wait” campaign, an effort to pass economic policy by executive order that paints Congressional gridlock as standing in Mr. Obama’s way.

She has a tight-knit group of like-minded friends, including the MSNBC political analyst Karen Finney; Alyssa Mastromonaco, White House deputy chief of staff; and Julianna Smoot, the Democratic fund-raiser and former White House social secretary

Ms. Cutter, who is single, lives in a rented apartment on Chicago’s Gold Coast

Friends said she is as direct in offering relationship and fashion advice as she is in advising Mr. Obama and the other politicians she’s worked for.

When Ms. Smoot, a fellow Smith graduate who is also a deputy campaign manager, was named White House social secretary, Ms. Cutter helped her buy a new wardrobe. “She’d say, ‘Yeah, that color isn’t working’ or ‘Why don’t you not wear that shirt anymore?,’ but she’s careful not to hurt people’s feelings,” Ms. Smoot said.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/14/us/politics/stephanie-cutter-is-a-messenger-who-does-the-shooting-for-obama.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0


50 posted on 06/01/2013 8:49:20 PM PDT by kcvl
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