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Benghazi discharge petition announced, Stockman to force action on Benghazi investigation
US REP. STEVE STOCMAN ^ | 7-17-2013 | Press Release

Posted on 07/17/2013 12:14:19 PM PDT by smoothsailing

Benghazi discharge petition announced, Stockman to force action on Benghazi investigation

Jul 17, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) will seek to force a vote in Congress on creating a select committee to investigate the Obama administration’s handling of the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Following the cancellation of a House hearing this week on the Benghazi attacks, Rep. Stockman announced his intention to file a discharge petition to force a vote on Rep. Frank Wolf’s H. Res. 36, which would establish a Select Committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks.

“Congressman Wolf has fearlessly led the fight for justice on this issue. The whole nation owes Congressman Wolf a deep debt of gratitude. Some House Democrats now appear to be openly interfering with the investigation and intimidating witnesses, which only raises more questions about the White House’s involvement,” said Stockman. “The only way we’re going to get a clean and thorough investigation is by forcing a vote with a discharge petition.”

The House Foreign Affairs Committee, of which Rep. Stockman is a member, had originally scheduled a hearing, entitled “Benghazi: Progress on State Department Accountability,” for Thursday, July 18 at 10 a.m.

According to Rep. Wolf, a Select Committee is the only way to effectively conduct an investigation the attacks.

If 218 House members, a majority of the chamber, sign the discharge petition H. Res. 36 would be recalled from committee and considered on the floor.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: benghazi; extortion17; fastandfurious; gogetthem; impeachnow; irs; sealteam6
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1 posted on 07/17/2013 12:14:19 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Good.


2 posted on 07/17/2013 12:17:00 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: MestaMachine; LucyT; null and void

fyi


3 posted on 07/17/2013 12:17:18 PM PDT by Rushmore Rocks
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To: smoothsailing

Where is the GOP on this?

In bed with Obama and the al Qaeda. Kissing. Lovie dovie.


4 posted on 07/17/2013 12:17:48 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: smoothsailing
Anyone know where Boehner is on this?
5 posted on 07/17/2013 12:18:01 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: smoothsailing
What difference at this point does it make???

Obligatory...

6 posted on 07/17/2013 12:18:28 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: smoothsailing

Is the video guy still in jail?

I guess he doesn’t have any attorneys.


7 posted on 07/17/2013 12:20:43 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: hinckley buzzard

” Anyone know where Boehner is on this? “

Drinking heavily, in a dark bar.


8 posted on 07/17/2013 12:23:15 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: smoothsailing
C'mon, 0bama.. Running out the clock on this one too, huh? The ONE YEAR anniversary is coming and we STILL have no accountability over Benghazi.

I think Eric Holder should investigate 0bama for violating the civil rights of the four white men who were abandoned to die by their black Commander-In-Chief.

9 posted on 07/17/2013 12:26:12 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Diogenesis

Backdoor Boehner supporting the Lawless One...


10 posted on 07/17/2013 12:27:38 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Boehner? Someone presented him with a manila folder full of incriminating Emails, photos, phone calls, text messages, receipts, etc., diligently gathered by the NSA at the behest of 0bama/Holder. Blackmailed into Inaction, he is.


11 posted on 07/17/2013 12:28:15 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: hinckley buzzard

John A. Boehner

Washington, D.C. Office
1011 Longworth H.O.B.
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-6205
(202) 225-0704 fax

toll-free number: (800) 582-1001

http://www.speaker.gov/Contact/


12 posted on 07/17/2013 12:29:24 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: hinckley buzzard
you know where he *hic* is..
sharing a bed/bottle w/O'Butplug.

13 posted on 07/17/2013 12:37:51 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :)
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To: smoothsailing

Let’s ROLL!


14 posted on 07/17/2013 12:38:26 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Don't be afraid to disagree with a liberal. They may mock you but they are unarmed.)
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To: smoothsailing

Any GOP House member who does not support this discharge petition should be thrown out of office next year. Tell your Congress critter this in no uncertain terms: You shouldn’t be able to murder four government employees by dereliction of duty and get away with it, even if you are Sec. of State and President.


15 posted on 07/17/2013 12:48:12 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: smoothsailing

16 posted on 07/17/2013 12:53:17 PM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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To: morphing libertarian
Is the video guy still in jail?

Yes, he is. I read a blurb on this a few days ago, and AFAIK, there is something coming up in September, but I forget what exactly, as for type of hearing or the next step in the process...

17 posted on 07/17/2013 12:54:46 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: smoothsailing

This is good. I hope there is more of this— congresscritters actually doing what they are sent to do.


18 posted on 07/17/2013 12:56:15 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: smoothsailing

Is this just messing with Issa’s investigation?
Does Issa’s commitee have too much on it’s plate?

I want all these scandals investigated, but I think it is too much to be handled by one commitee. The work needs to be divided.


19 posted on 07/17/2013 12:56:22 PM PDT by toast
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To: smoothsailing

Push it all the way.


20 posted on 07/17/2013 12:57:16 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: smoothsailing

A Two fisted pump on this one.. Why the delay? Why the denial? why all the diversions?

Standard operating procedure for today’s Big GUbamint No Fault Gubamint.

Get used to it or CHANGE IT!!


21 posted on 07/17/2013 1:04:54 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: Red Steel; Southack; Monkey Face; txrefugee; Lazamataz; Irenic; kcvl; Rushmore Rocks

http://specialoperationsspeaks.com/articles/press-conference-advisory-fb

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3043707/posts


22 posted on 07/17/2013 1:10:51 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: NormsRevenge; chris37

Delay and denial was to get the Zimmerman trial out of the way. Also Issa hasn’t been particularly determined about this. Or anything for that matter.


23 posted on 07/17/2013 1:17:00 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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Yeah!
That’s the ticket!
After all, SOOO much good came from from the 9/11 c0mmission!

Save your replies. I have no faith or trust in ANYTHING our government does anymore and only ACTION will persuade me to think otherwise.


24 posted on 07/17/2013 1:17:09 PM PDT by Roccus (Government = politicians and bureaucrats.....an extortion racket envied by the mob.)
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To: txhurl

Yeah, Issa kind of reminds me of a sailboat with no sail, or motor, or oars, or rudder, or even a hull for that matter.


25 posted on 07/17/2013 1:19:07 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: smoothsailing

Thank you for the links, is it going to be put on the sidebar closer to the 27th? I don’t want to miss following this!


26 posted on 07/17/2013 1:35:15 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: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
PRESS CONFERENCE ADVISORY

Special Operations Speaks to Unroll Record-Setting Petition/Scroll Down Capitol Building Steps Demanding Benghazi House Select Committee

High profile event will highlight filing discharge petition for H. Res 36 nationwide grassroots campaign to follow

WHAT: A press conference to unroll largest petition ever presented to Congress, containing the signatures of 700 Special Operations veterans demanding a House Select Committee to investigate the Benghazi Terrorist Massacre.

The dramatic unrolling of the 60-foot long petition/scroll down the House Ceremonial Stairway will be the opening volley in a nationwide campaign urging House members to sign the Discharge Petition forcing House consideration of HR 36 – the bill to establish a Select Committee to fully investigate the Benghazi Massacre.

BE THERE!!!

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.


27 posted on 07/17/2013 1:36:21 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: smoothsailing

So letting an openly homosexual American ambassador be surrounded and trapped for hours, forgetting to check your intelligence and refusing to send rescue and support assets in isn’t a big deal when a Democrat does it?


28 posted on 07/17/2013 1:45:36 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Lazamataz

Perfect!


29 posted on 07/17/2013 1:49:25 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Don't be afraid to disagree with a liberal. They may mock you but they are unarmed.)
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To: hinckley buzzard
“Anyone know where Boehner is on this? “

He's up inside the President where the sun don't shine.

30 posted on 07/17/2013 1:49:46 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: 1010RD

That’s obviously the way democrats see it.


31 posted on 07/17/2013 2:17:35 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Irenic
Thank you for the links, is it going to be put on the sidebar closer to the 27th 23rd? I don’t want to miss following this!

You're Welcome. :)

It's on the sidebar listed in three seperate categories:

Activism/Chapters, Free Republic, and Announcements


32 posted on 07/17/2013 2:28:06 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Hmmm...looks like I need to look in preferences. My sidebar doesn’t have all that.


33 posted on 07/17/2013 2:40:58 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: Irenic

Use “Manage Blocks” to add sidebar categories.

http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/manage-blocks


34 posted on 07/17/2013 2:45:48 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Sweet! Thank you!


35 posted on 07/17/2013 2:51:41 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: Irenic

My Pleasure!


36 posted on 07/17/2013 2:53:16 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: hinckley buzzard

Boner? I believe he’s in the library, smoking a Marlboro and crying in his scotch.


37 posted on 07/17/2013 2:54:26 PM PDT by JoeVet (First rule of holes ... when you find yourself standing in one - stop digging ... unless ur a Dim)
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To: Stillwaters

Good luck and God speed, Rep. Stockman


38 posted on 07/17/2013 2:55:30 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: smoothsailing

Have you noticed that with this Zimmerman trial and chasing Snowden the news on Benghazi, Fast & Furious, IRS, and Solyndra no longer exist in any MSM?


39 posted on 07/17/2013 3:03:17 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Proud2BeRight

Yep.


40 posted on 07/17/2013 3:05:35 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

If a tree falls and nobody can hear it.....


41 posted on 07/17/2013 3:08:01 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: C210N

unbelievable, or maybe not, what with this crowd in power


42 posted on 07/17/2013 3:13:07 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Proud2BeRight

maybe the tree hasn’t fallen yet, let’s see if Stockton is successful.

In the meantime, check this out...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3043707/posts?page=22#22


43 posted on 07/17/2013 3:18:59 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

The time has come to make a specific set of charges as related to Benghazi—and force the administration out of hiding or into a de facto admission of guilt. It’s the way those creeps play.


44 posted on 07/17/2013 3:26:10 PM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: smoothsailing

So what is a Select Committee going to do that the House Committee hasn’t?


45 posted on 07/17/2013 3:34:50 PM PDT by Flint
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To: smoothsailing; Ernest_at_the_Beach
Well. Looks like I won't be monitoring CSPAN so closely tomorrow.

46 posted on 07/17/2013 3:47:04 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: Flint

A Select Committee would provide a coordinated effort. As it stands now, different committees are fumbling around and in some cases duplicating one anothers efforts. There’s no real focus.

The Heritage Foundation has this to say...

http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2012/11/benghazi-terror-attack-select-committee-needed-to-investigate


47 posted on 07/17/2013 3:52:30 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Good for him. He knows of course he will be on Boner’s S$%t list. Boner has Zero’s back all the way.


48 posted on 07/17/2013 3:53:27 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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Please Support Free Republic.

Throw the Marxist OUT!

49 posted on 07/17/2013 4:53:34 PM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: smoothsailing

If you are waiting for the GOP to do anything about this
you are SOL. They are in on it and are just as dirty as
the Tards. Hint, one of these parties rule and the other
is just a distraction.


50 posted on 07/17/2013 5:00:20 PM PDT by Slambat
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