Skip to comments.Joe diGenova tells WMAL GOP Congressman Mike Rogers (MI-8) is trying to kill Benghazi Investigation
Posted on 03/10/2014 4:18:29 AM PDT by Perdogg
Speaking with Larry O'Connor and guest host Christine O'Donnell, Joe diGenova tells WMAL that GOP Congressman Mike Rogers (MI-8) is trying to kill the Benghazi Investigation.
It is so bad, that even John Boehner has taken Mike Rogers to task for his lack of action. Audio of the interview will be provided later.
I don’t like Rogers, but it must be that the truth makes the whole government look bad.
Sad thing is, most know they are bad.
RINO treason to coverup ARMING al Qaeda.
Now we know why the Boston terrorists were INVITED IN
(without a passport) to MURDER AMERICANS.
BS. Boehner is the one calling the shots. Unless he is too drunk to notice. The non action is across the board. IRS, NSA, Benghazi, F&F, etc. All those things have Boehner as a common denominator. Not Mike Rodgers.
"Benghazi was attacked because of a video"
I don’t think Joe diGenova would make this up.
I remember a story about Mikes wife having a Computor consulting company that received a big contract from DOD. Since that time he has acted very timid.
Bump for later
When you’re not bad ass enough for Boner, you’re a real wimp pansy. This Rogers guy must be a real loser .
How convenient! I am sick to death of this crony crap going on all day, everyday, right under our noses.
To me - being a real RINO involves public statements and use of the media even over voting records. (think McCain, Graham)
Statements like this from Rogers that’s classic RINOism.
Simple solution to all of this...
1) Retain control of the House (expected)
2) Dump Boehner as speaker (expected)
3) Install a real conservative with bonafide investigative/prosecutorial skills as chairman of the Intelligence Committee. My choice? Trey Gowdy of South Carolina.
Then sit back, watch the subpoenas fly, the heads roll, and the perps march off to jail.
I do NOT think Joe would LIE about this, so that tells me that these Republicans were BRIEFED about the ARMS DEAL to AL QUEDA, just so the Pubs would be a PARTNER in this crime!!!
I thought Trey Gowdy told Pirro that they couldn’t do anything for YEARS!!!!! OMG!!! a few days ago he said he could get Lerner to talk, and now this.
Of course, as we’ve noted all along, all attempts at cybersecurity legislation have always been about money. Mainly, money to big defense contractors aiming to provide the government with lots of very expensive “solutions” to the cybersecurity “problem” — a problem that still has not been adequately defined beyond fake scare stories. Just last month, Rogers accidentally tweeted (and then deleted) a story about how CISPA supporters, like himself, had received 15 times more money from pro-CISPA group that the opposition had received from anti-CISPA groups.
So it seems rather interesting to note that Rogers’ wife, Kristi Clemens Rogers, was, until recently, the president and CEO of Aegis LLC a “security” defense contractor company, whom she helped to secure a $10 billion (with a b) contract with the State Department. The company describes itself as “a leading private security company, provides government and corporate clients with a full spectrum of intelligence-led, culturally-sensitive security solutions to operational and development challenges around the world.”
GRIFFIN: Want an example? Take Kristi Clemens Rogers.
Four years ago, she married the powerful chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Michigan Congressman Mike Rogers.
Up until 2012, she was also the CEO of the American branch of Aegis, a defense and security contracting firm, where. according to her new employer, the law firm, Manatt, Phelps and Phillips, Kristi Rogers successfully developed and led a two-year pursuit and capture strategy to win a five-year, $10 billion contract under the Department of State’s Worldwide Protective Services program.”
And, yes, it’s an area her husband’s committee has Congressional oversight, making sure diplomats and their staffs are properly protected.
You would think Congressman Mike Rogers would at least disclose that family connection, or that in appearing before Congress, Kristi Rogers would disclose her marital ties.
But on his Web site, Congressman Rogers only states he’s in fact married, no name, and Kristi Rogers in an appearance before a presidential commission back in 2010 didn’t mention the name of the man she just married, even though she missed her first appearance due to her honeymoon.
KRISTI CLEMENS ROGERS, WIFE OF REPRESENTATIVE MIKE ROGERS: It was an unfortunate perfect storm. I had just come off my honeymoon. That was not the perfect storm —
GRIFFIN: The congressman declined our interview request, and his press secretary set us straight in this email, telling us this is all old news.
“Kristi Rogers is not a lobbyist,” she writes, and “is not engaging in those activities.”
“She has also never met with any member of Congressman Rogers’ staff or staff members of the intelligence committee in any professional capacity on any issue.”
Kristi Rogers is now the managing director of Federal Government Affairs and Public Policy from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.
She is not a registered lobbyist. She just happens to work for a firm that does extensive lobbying, and on its Web site, touts its “strong relationships in Congress” with a “solid record of success in securing legislation and federal funding on behalf of clients.” NYHART: And it’s this kind of conflict of interest that leads to this deep distrust.
GRIFFIN: What we are told constantly by the members is, I never talk to my spouse about this issue.
I never talk to her on this business. There’s a firewall between me and my sons who are lobbyists.
Do you buy that?
NYHART: Well, whether you buy it or not, here’s the question of the appearance. I’m sure there’s some reality.
I can’t quite believe that members of Congress don’t care about the fortunes of their family members.
GRIFFIN: And the fortunes go both ways. Mike Rogers’ wife, Kristi becomes CEO of defense contractor, then is hired by a lobbying firm.
Rogers becomes chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, and according to the Federal Election Commission, political donations from the defense industry quadruple, all legal, all within the rules, all routine in the family business of Washington.
Drew Griffin, CNN, Washington.
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