Skip to comments.FLASHBACK: President Barack Obama Fired All George W. Bush-Appointed Ambassadors in 2008
Posted on 11/16/2019 8:14:51 AM PST by PROCON
Former United States ambassador Marie Yovanovitch testified Friday about her dismay upon being fired by President Donald Trump, but its actually quite common for presidents to do so after taking office.
The State Department issued a December 2008 notice to Bush-appointed ambassadors to submit their resignations, effective when President Barack Obama took office in 2009, according to the Washington Post.
A State Department official told Agence France Presse at the time that demanding all previously appointed ambassadors resign was routine.
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Are you kidding?? The alphabet media is circling the wagons to protect their own.
Did these ambassadors cry at secret underground hearings?
There was graft to spread
-—that has been SOP for ambassador, U.S marshal’s and U.S. attorneys since the adoption of the Constitution-—
Obama didn’t become President until 2009.
... [Trump] State Department spokesman John Kirby said Friday, and he confirmed that ambassadors who are career members of the U.S. Foreign Service about 70 percent of the top American envoys abroad were not asked to offer their resignations...
It’s so past time to be making arguments like this and drawing these comparisons.
Read the 2nd paragraph.
We’ve seen this before. Apparently there’s an unwritten rule, if you don’t do it right away (like firing Comey on Day 1), you shouldn’t do it.
State Dept was working for Obama before he took office.
Three years after Trump was elected, State Dept is still filled with 90% or more Obama supporters.
We need to wipe out the bureaucracy.
You noticed. State was working for Obama while Bush was still president, but they didnt follow the same protocol for Trump. The Trump Administration itself had to ask for resignations, and then left 70% of the diplomats in place because they were careerists, who have then proceeded to engage in a coup detat.
Nope when they are faced with truth they fall into a short term come.
Yeah, but bammy is protected by his melanin. Trump isn’t.
And Billy Clinton fired 93 DOJ lawyers when he was Pres. Those folks serve at the pleasure of the President.....oh wait. I forgot, that only applies to Democratic Presidents.
Drats They play to win and play for keeps
Repubs They dont even understand the game.
Sheeple Dont know theyre sheeple.
Patriots Afraid to cause trouble or get bloody.
My goodness. They must have traumaticalized!!!
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