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White House calls Benghazi 'phony' scandal, as lawmakers seek answers on probe
fox ^ | 7/31/13 | fox

Posted on 07/31/2013 4:34:59 PM PDT by Nachum

The White House said bluntly Wednesday that it considers the controversy over the Benghazi attack to be among the so-called "phony scandals" that President Obama has been complaining about in recent speeches -- even as new questions were being raised about the lack of progress in the investigation.

Press Secretary Jay Carney was asked at the daily briefing about Obama's repeated claim -- which he asserted most recently during a speech in Tennessee on Tuesday -- that Washington is getting distracted by phony scandals. Asked what the president was referring to, Carney listed the scandals over the IRS targeting of conservative groups and over Benghazi.

"What we've seen, as time has passed and more facts have become known, whether it's about the attacks in Benghazi and the talking points or revelations about conduct at the IRS, that attempts to turn this into a scandal have failed," Carney said.

Carney was specifically referring to claims by GOP lawmakers that the administration misled the public about the nature of the attack, by stressing the connection to an anti-Islam film. The administration denies this. But lawmakers continue to have concerns that extend far beyond the so-called Benghazi talking points.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; corruption; democrats; fastandfurious; impeachnow; irs; libya; obama; phony; scandal; scandals

1 posted on 07/31/2013 4:34:59 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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2 posted on 07/31/2013 4:35:46 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

These POS a&e me sick to my stomach.


3 posted on 07/31/2013 4:38:17 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Nachum

4 posted on 07/31/2013 4:38:33 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

so true


5 posted on 07/31/2013 4:38:49 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

The MSM should apologize to Nixon.


6 posted on 07/31/2013 4:40:39 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Nachum

I just posted a request from the Special Ops people here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3049693/posts


7 posted on 07/31/2013 4:41:29 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Travis McGee

Of course, but that will never happen. The MSM would rather go bankrupt than do something like that. Just like they’d rather go bankrupt than sell a dying newspaper to a conservative.


8 posted on 07/31/2013 4:43:41 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

CNN is promoting a new Nixon expose documentary.

Folks will probably think, “Is that all?” Compared to F&F, IRS/NSA Benghazi etc, Watergate was a prank.


9 posted on 07/31/2013 4:48:10 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Nachum

What we’ve seen, as time has passed and more facts have become known, whether it’s about the attacks in Benghazi and the talking points or revelations about conduct at the IRS, that attempts to turn this into a scandal have failed,” Carney said.
..........................................................Whwhat we have seen as time passes is that our Government , our President, deliberately lied to us then apologized, then lied again, and we watched a Secretary of State lie to us, and the Congress. We have seen the pictures of an Ambassador castrated, cattle prodded, and sodomised while our President looked on and ignored him.

If that aint a scandal I don’t know what is.


10 posted on 07/31/2013 4:50:38 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: All

Our deceased Ambassador is relieved to know this.


11 posted on 07/31/2013 4:52:39 PM PDT by Klemper
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To: Travis McGee

You nailed it.


12 posted on 07/31/2013 4:54:34 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (sue the DNC for the IRS abuse! Can RICO laws be used against the DNC?)
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To: Nachum
Tell that to the families that had sons lost in Bengazi, you asshole.

Likewise, your pissant boss got re-elected by stifling the competition's ability to get out the message that you shi#heads are corrupt traitors and thieves.

13 posted on 07/31/2013 5:19:02 PM PDT by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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To: Nachum

If I were one of the victims family members I would be suing EVERYONE for slander and grief.

Including that POS some call a pResident.


14 posted on 07/31/2013 5:31:36 PM PDT by unixfox
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To: Nachum

Nuh, un, uh.

No way, Jose.


15 posted on 07/31/2013 5:41:01 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Nachum

It makes sense that a phoney pResident would think it is a phoney scandal.


16 posted on 07/31/2013 5:44:41 PM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: Nachum

It ceases to be a scandal when it is obviously a CRIME.


17 posted on 07/31/2013 5:52:05 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: Nachum

FUBO!


18 posted on 07/31/2013 5:57:26 PM PDT by rhubarbk
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To: Travis McGee

You got that right! Thanks Travis!


19 posted on 07/31/2013 5:58:22 PM PDT by rhubarbk
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To: Nachum
Typical strategy of the left - part of the clinton "deny, delay, attack" ( or belittle) strategy.

It must work, because despite the lengthy list of crimes, Bubba is not in jail and madam Benghazi is the leading presidential contender for 2016.

20 posted on 07/31/2013 6:03:11 PM PDT by 21st Century Crusader (August 26, 1191)
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To: Nachum
Please make sure I am on your ping list!

Just sharing a message from a dear friend of mine. I couldn't agree more!!

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Great speech below by Rep McCaul! God Bless Texas!
http://www.freebeacon.com/rep-michael-mccaul-slams-obama-foreign-policy-in-speech/

Obama’s foreign policy is and should officially be called the foreign policy of Apology & Appeasement! It is disgraceful that those who murdered our Sons in Benghazi are still running around free! It is disgraceful that our Brave Warriors in Afghanistan continue to train the enemy who plots to kill them when they turn their backs.

Obama is the ultimate Campaigner-in-Chief. As America is laughed at on the world stage, as the safety of our Troops and all Americans are at risk, this moron is out campaigning non-stop, setting us all up for more losses in 2014. Hillary is gearing up to make her run in 2016 and this twit made it clear to all of us how she feels about murdered Americans. Americans should never forget her words “What does it really matter”.

Now the phony in the White House and his flunky spokesperson call Benghazi a phony scandal. Four precious Americans are dead and this schmuck and his lackey call the death of 4 Americans a phony scandal. Every American should be outraged!!

In the last speech Andrew Breitbart gave http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbycMtTUDfE , he asked us to get in the bunker to fight the progressive left, he said you're either with us or you're on the other side! Never were those words more true than they are now, YOU'RE EITHER WITH US OR YOU'RE ON THE OTHER SIDE! 2014 is just around the corner and if we all get in the bunker, we can take the Senate, keep the house and then we get the answers to all the scandals by these crooks in our House!

Time to stop beating each other up, let's all get in the bunker and take our country back!

And just a reminder, we are at war and there is a not a day that goes by that our Troops don't think of you and your family. Please keep them in your prayers.

Beverly Perlson
The Band of Mothers

21 posted on 07/31/2013 6:09:44 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: Nachum

This is the Regime which called the 4 Americans who died in Benghazi bumps in the road.

Expect this Regime to be callous to those who suffer due to its actions. SAme thing happened when the Soviets began implementing their policies...millions died and the Soviet govt shrugged.


22 posted on 07/31/2013 6:22:51 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: Nachum

I yelled at the TV today, wishing some really bad things to befall Jay Carney. Really... Bad....


23 posted on 07/31/2013 8:07:12 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Nachum

This white house knows phony real well.


24 posted on 08/01/2013 3:50:32 AM PDT by pas
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To: Nachum

There’s really not much hope for a country that has put up with this arrogance and lawbreaking for 5 years without an impeachment.


25 posted on 08/01/2013 9:10:48 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Fascism is wrong even when practiced by the government.)
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To: I want the USA back
There’s really not much hope for a country that has put up with this arrogance and lawbreaking for 5 years without an impeachment.

It ain't over till the fat lady sings.

26 posted on 08/01/2013 9:16:49 AM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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