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WMAL EXCLUSIVE: Fmr. Clinton Aide Davis Says He Received White House Threat (audio at link)
630 WMAL, Washington, DC ^ | 2/28/13 | WMAL Staff

Posted on 02/28/2013 6:25:09 AM PST by SilvieWaldorfMD

WASHINGTON -- Bob Woodward isn't the only person who's received threats for airing the Obama administration's dirty laundry. It seems anyone is a potential target of the White House these days - even former senior members of the Clinton administration.

A day after Woodward's claim that a senior White House official had told him he would "regret" writing a column criticizing President Obama's stance on the sequester, Lanny Davis, a longtime close advisor to President Bill Clinton, told WMAL's Mornings on the Mall Thursday he had received similar threats for newspaper columns he had written about Obama in the Washington Times.

Davis told WMAL that his editor, John Solomon, "received a phone call from a senior Obama White House official who didn't like some of my columns, even though I'm a supporter of Obama. I couldn't imagine why this call was made." Davis says the Obama aide told Solomon, "that if he continued to run my columns, he would lose, or his reporters would lose their White House credentials."


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bobwoodward; genesperling; intimidation; lannydavis; obama; partisanmediashills; sequester; talkradio; whabuse; wmal; x42
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Interesting........
1 posted on 02/28/2013 6:25:20 AM PST by SilvieWaldorfMD
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To: kburi; sofaman; BufordP; SE Mom; armymarinemom; HokieMom; MarineMom613; Tennessee Nana; ...

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2 posted on 02/28/2013 6:27:23 AM PST by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
Lanny Davis threatened?!?!?

Where's the pwoof Lanny? Where's the pwoof? Show us the pwoof!

3 posted on 02/28/2013 6:28:51 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
Interested, but predictable...

To: Talkradio03
For the media it is always all about access. The DBM sold their soul to “The One” early on in exchange for access. Seems like that deal with the devil isn’t working out so well for them now. They will not be able to control this monster they helped create.
2 posted on Thursday, January 07, 2010 2:08:33 AM by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this)
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4 posted on 02/28/2013 6:31:53 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

This is hilarious coming from old Lanny, who’s one of the Chicago outfit’s biggest apologists.


5 posted on 02/28/2013 6:32:20 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
from the article ... Lanny Davis, a longtime close advisor to President Bill Clinton

If these leaks continue the alphabets will have no choice but to apply milk and make soup.

6 posted on 02/28/2013 6:32:20 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

hmmmm.....could the Clinton Machine finally be springing into action to take its revenge?


7 posted on 02/28/2013 6:33:36 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Is it too cynical to wonder if Hillary’s campaign has begun?


8 posted on 02/28/2013 6:33:55 AM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
Obama has never threatened anyone, Just ask Donald Young.

Oh Wait....

9 posted on 02/28/2013 6:34:02 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

In a sane world, the whole white house would be emptied out and the occupants would be out on the street looking for legitimate employment.


10 posted on 02/28/2013 6:35:57 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

“that if he continued to run my columns, he would lose, or his reporters would lose their White House credentials”

Exactly, no audience with the supreme leader, no job. I am sure they all got the lesson. See this guy does not want an antagonistic press. Frankly, the news people, whores that they are, now see some of the real damage this guy has inflicted upon the country and perhaps are trying to distance themselves from having their lip prints on his ass.


11 posted on 02/28/2013 6:36:14 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM TOTALITARIANS??????? you USELESS propagandist POS.


12 posted on 02/28/2013 6:36:35 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Is becoming a viewing of Arkansas-cide verses Chicago-cide in initial reports. Someone maybe is hiding in the shadows?
13 posted on 02/28/2013 6:39:34 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
I sense there might actually be a hole in the damn developing, even though to the media LIBERALISM comes before anything else, even Obama. MUST PROTECT LIBERALISM, even if it means throwing Obama overboard. The Libtards have worked too hard for too long to have their progress impeded at this juncture. I remember very well when the Libtards started their takeover of America in the mid 1960’s, initiated by the JFKs Vietnam war.
14 posted on 02/28/2013 6:41:56 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
hmmmm.....could the Clinton Machine finally be springing into action to take its revenge?

By George! Now THAT's a thought!


15 posted on 02/28/2013 6:51:47 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Unchallenged arrogance at the seat of power naturally loses touch with reality.

The fall is gonna be HARD, for “The One”.


16 posted on 02/28/2013 6:53:09 AM PST by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I’m kinda split. On one hand, they sure did help create the monster, but they can also destroy him by suddenly getting honest. Whereas the Right already knows the MSM is full of crap 99% of the time, the sheep on the left think the MSM is honest and only Fox is lying.

If the MSM starts getting even half way legit, Obama disintegrates with no means of support. Because as soon as the MSM gets into a civil war, he loses his propaganda outlets. And this he has no support.

MSNBC against the rest is not a winning proposition.


17 posted on 02/28/2013 6:54:26 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Buckeye McFrog
hmmmm.....could the Clinton Machine finally be springing into action to take its revenge?

That would be so delightful to see. Clinton and her loyalists waging all out war against the Kenyan dictator and his loyalists. I pray this goes hot, then hotter, then nuclear.

Sic em, Hillary.
18 posted on 02/28/2013 6:58:50 AM PST by ZX12R
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To: SomeCallMeTim
The fall is gonna be HARD, for “The One”.

Can I get an order of broken neck with that fall?
19 posted on 02/28/2013 7:00:53 AM PST by ZX12R
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Copycat.

First Woodward, then Attkisson, now this dweeb?

I’m feeling a “Look at Me!” movement here. I wonder who the next presstitute to be threatened by the White Hut will be?


20 posted on 02/28/2013 7:04:11 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: PghBaldy
“Is it too cynical to wonder if Hillary’s campaign has begun?”

That's exactly what I was thinking. The Clinton's have a lot of bottled up rage against Obama. This time, they are going to go all out and it's going to be take-no-prisoners.

We might even see Obama’s real birth certificate or why he uses a SS number registered to someone else. The Clinton's still have friends in high places and spread through out the government. The Clinton's are scary too. Hopefully, each side takes the other down.

21 posted on 02/28/2013 7:04:11 AM PST by FR_addict
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To: ZX12R
A possible end state could be a Biden presidency with Hillary selected VP. NWIH would the Senate reject that nomination. Desirable, dunno.

Then SloJoe hires a food tester...

22 posted on 02/28/2013 7:04:55 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: I want the USA back
In a sane world, the whole white house would be emptied out and the occupants would be out on the street looking for legitimate employment.

Really? Not in jail for treason?

23 posted on 02/28/2013 7:05:58 AM PST by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Looks like Elmer Fudd has gone off the deep end. Guess Bugs Bunny finally got to him.


24 posted on 02/28/2013 7:06:31 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

The only threat Lanny is that he would be that he would put you to sleep listening to him.


25 posted on 02/28/2013 7:09:27 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

People need to break out that video of Obama cornering and physically intimidating Joe Lieberman on the Senate floor during the 2008 campaign, when Lieberman was supporting McCain.


26 posted on 02/28/2013 7:12:11 AM PST by tanknetter
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To: FR_addict
Hopefully, each side takes the other down.

Agreement, this would be best case. Maybe deep throat is hiding in the shadows. One female, one male and collaborating?

27 posted on 02/28/2013 7:13:39 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

At some point even high profile useful idiots become expendable.


28 posted on 02/28/2013 7:14:33 AM PST by 762X51
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I didn’t hear the statement by L Davis, BUT the sound byte that Chris Plante is running now has me ‘waiting for the other shoe to drop’ and have him follow up that the “W” White House tried to ‘shut him down’.

BTW anyone know C Plantes email?
I don’t tweet or twit or whatever vowel may fit in between
t w and t and I can’t find it on the MAL web site...
TKS


29 posted on 02/28/2013 7:19:48 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: gov_bean_ counter
A possible end state could be a Biden presidency with Hillary selected VP.

Thanks a lot. Now I'm going to have recurring nightmares.
30 posted on 02/28/2013 7:28:43 AM PST by ZX12R
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To: FR_addict

But, but....I thought they became fast friends. Didn’t you see the 60 Minutes love fest?/s

Old age and treachery will overcome youth and skill every time. Obama is no match for her.


31 posted on 02/28/2013 7:35:13 AM PST by goldi
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

If they are threatening well-known libs like Woodward and Davis, makes you wonder what threats have been made against congressmen, senators and SC justices. Maybe they haven’t dared to speak out and have buckled under the threats. Just a thought...


32 posted on 02/28/2013 7:45:51 AM PST by MomofMarine
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Obama finished paying off Hilary’s campaign debt of $20 million. It took four years to do it, but he kept her muzzled. Her price is $333,333.33 a month.

Now she’s free and back to status quo.


33 posted on 02/28/2013 7:45:59 AM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: I want the USA back
In a sane world, the whole white house would be emptied out and the occupants would be out on the street looking for legitimate employment.

Busting rocks in Leavenworth would be more appropriate for the current crew.

34 posted on 02/28/2013 7:55:27 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

The Chicago Way. The country has been taken over by thugs for the biggest “bust-out” in history. A large-scale version of what happens to a bar when it is taken over by thugs who use all its credit to buy stuff for themselves and then dump
it as a bankrupt wreck after its credit is exhausted.


35 posted on 02/28/2013 8:14:58 AM PST by expat2
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Ahhhhhh...my first thought too.


36 posted on 02/28/2013 8:18:01 AM PST by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: ZX12R

I would find it hard to laugh and puke at the same time.


37 posted on 02/28/2013 8:30:25 AM PST by DeFault User
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Back during his Clinton WH days, we called him Lackey Davis. Can’t even begin to imagine how many people they threatened.


38 posted on 02/28/2013 8:33:00 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: PghBaldy

No.


39 posted on 02/28/2013 8:36:27 AM PST by matt04
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

On Drudge now.


40 posted on 02/28/2013 8:36:56 AM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Hey, Lanny Davis. Names, or it didn’t happen. Same thing I told Woodward. If these threats happened, and you’re too intimidated to give the name of who issued them, then I’d say they worked. You guys are acting like a couple of little girls.


41 posted on 02/28/2013 8:38:59 AM PST by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Responsibility2nd
I’m feeling a “Look at Me!” movement here.

BINGO!

42 posted on 02/28/2013 9:23:54 AM PST by JohnG45
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To: JohnG45
And I was right...

Already another copycat "victim".

 

Ron Fournier: Yeah, I Got the Abusive Treatment From the WH
Big Government ^ | 02/28/2013 | Ace of Spades
 

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013 11:17:00 AM by Rusty0604

As editor-in-chief of National Journal, I received several e-mails and telephone calls from this White House official filled with vulgarity, abusive language, and virtually the same phrase that Woodward called a veiled threat. “You will regret staking out that claim,” The Washington Post reporter was told. Once I moved back to daily reporting this year, the badgering intensified. I wrote Saturday night, asking the official to stop e-mailing me.

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


 

43 posted on 02/28/2013 9:28:21 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I hope they all come forward.


44 posted on 02/28/2013 9:29:52 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Responsibility2nd
First Woodward, then Attkisson, now this dweeb?

And Lanny Davis, too. It's on Drudge today.

45 posted on 02/28/2013 9:30:52 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: BenLurkin

Woodward, Attkisson, Davis and Fournier. That’s four so far in the last 24 hours.

I guess the real question is how many gerbalists HAVE NOT been threatened by the White Hut?


46 posted on 02/28/2013 9:34:24 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
This story is all over twitter now and the political forums. Looks like Zero AND his MEDIA are about to lose a lot of credibility. I mean, if you were a fence sitting non-partisan American are you going to wonder about the next good thing the media says about this White House and whether or not they were threatened into only talking good about the joke in the WH?

The liberal media being EXPOSED before our very eyes.

47 posted on 02/28/2013 9:34:42 AM PST by tsowellfan
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

The Ceausescus must be feeling just a little bit uneasy right now.


48 posted on 02/28/2013 9:38:59 AM PST by Madame Dufarge
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To: MomofMarine

Typical Axelrod MO: He is a master of digging dirt to the point of having friendly justices open sealed divorce records: For example:

Blair Hull in 2008 primary taken out by allegations from sealed divorce records. Hull was leading up in multi person primary including Dear Leader until some pretty bad allegations the week before the election came out. Thus Dear Leader wins primary in 2004

Jack Ryan taken out after Chicago Tribune (aka Libune) where Axelrod worked obtained sealed divorce records which had some nasty stuff. Ryan was actually favored to beat Dear Leader in Senate election. Ryan backed out of race and Dear Leader romped Alan Keyes

Herman Cain taken out in primaries by sexual harassment charges. Isnt it a coincidence the main accuser who was bound by confidentiality lived in the same builiding and maybe even the same floor as Axelrod. Another rival taken out

SOP in Chicago. The raised nail gets hammered down


49 posted on 02/28/2013 9:45:56 AM PST by slapshot ("Were not gonna take it anymore" Twisted Sister)
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To: N. Theknow

Lanny Davis is a decent person.I never agreed with his defense of Bill Clinton, but he was always a gentleman.


50 posted on 02/28/2013 9:49:51 AM PST by billhilly
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