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Senate Republicans Will NOT Question
Barack Obama Over Michael
Flynn, Despite Trump Request

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Posted By: Imright, 5/12/2020 5:56:22 PM

Senate Republicans will investigate the Obama administration’s decision to target national security adviser Michael Flynn following the 2016 presidential election, but they do not intend to subpoena former President Barack Obama or require him to testify in front of a panel, Politico reports. Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told media Tuesday that his committee is prepared to investigate former Obama administration officials, particularly officials affiliated with the Department of Justice, and the FBI over their targeting of Flynn in light of Attorney General William Barr’s decision to drop perjury charges against the former national security advisor. Barack Obama will likely be left off the list

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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1 5/12/2020 5:59:26 PM (No. 409174)
The DS must have some juicy tidbits on most of those cowards.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MMC 5/12/2020 5:59:54 PM (No. 409177)
Oh- Barry will be testifying and protesting.. Trump will force his testimony.. It just won’t be in tradition we think..
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rob_NC 5/12/2020 6:00:26 PM (No. 409179)
Someone will crack...and the house of cards will fall..perseverance!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: BarryNo 5/12/2020 6:07:40 PM (No. 409185)
So you let a man do far worse than Nixon walk away because he's a Democrat? He and his know where your dirty laundry is? Maybe you dont need to be te-elected?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Yuban 5/12/2020 6:10:16 PM (No. 409188)
All show and no real action.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: IdahoJoe 5/12/2020 6:14:25 PM (No. 409193)
Barr CAN subpoena him.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Shmowry1 5/12/2020 6:23:04 PM (No. 409204)
If you don’t go for them, you embolden them to continue to go after you.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Starboard_side 5/12/2020 6:24:38 PM (No. 409206)
I'm okay with it, as the trail will just be too clear where it all leads to, and will show how often he was involved. Besides, lots less resistance pursing everyone under him.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 5/12/2020 6:28:51 PM (No. 409214)
Can't say this is a surprise. Criminals hang together.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 5/12/2020 6:39:42 PM (No. 409229)
If he and his minions have been listening in on Republicans, they probably know which Republicans are closeted gays, which ones are having affairs, which swing both ways, which are swingers, which have financial problems and anything else that can be used for blackmail.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 5/12/2020 6:40:45 PM (No. 409230)
Of course the linguini-spined milquetoasts in the Senate won't grill Soetoro. But Barr and durham should.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: john56 5/12/2020 6:43:40 PM (No. 409233)
Once i saw the name Lindsay Graham, the best we can hope for is a strong letter of disappointment.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Strike3 5/12/2020 6:45:45 PM (No. 409236)
Of course they won't. Stinky had many of them in his back pocket too. The only way to clean up Congress is to start with a clean slate. Barnacles that have been there for thirty-plus years are hard to scrape off. Once we get Donald Trump ensconsed in his office for another four years, it's time to start replacing Republicans with Conservatives, one by one.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 5/12/2020 6:50:49 PM (No. 409240)
Please correct me if I’m wrong, but didn’t the Democrats subpoena Reagan over Iran-Contra? He never testified, but all I remember is Col. North taking the Dems to the cleaners with his House testimony.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: stablemoney 5/12/2020 6:51:36 PM (No. 409242)
All Graham intends to do is go over what everyone has already read or seen, that so he can say he held a hearing. Graham was little to be seen last Sunday because all the truth is coming out, and he had been part of concealing it. Graham looked awful, because he could not bear his irrelevance. Bartiromo was ignoring him. Mr. Graham is a fraud, and should be removed from committee chairmanships.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bad-hair 5/12/2020 6:53:37 PM (No. 409244)
As stupid as he is, unlike Michael Flynn Obama will not blink without his multiple attorneys present.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: udanja99 5/12/2020 7:02:13 PM (No. 409254)
So, put him in front of a grand jury like we did with Slick Willie.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Jethro bo 5/12/2020 7:20:10 PM (No. 409265)
If a former president is to be investigated, it should be done by a proper Dept of Just-Us investigation. Congress is too political and the Dems would have way too many favorable sound bits every news cycle (shocked to say that but the Kneepads would love to cheerlead). I think its wise to wait until Durham and other investigations run their course. If there is overwhelming evidnet and people start to go to jail, then start a political investigation. Before, it has too many minefields.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: watashiyo 5/12/2020 7:34:46 PM (No. 409274)
Black Affirmative Action Perk! Let it SLIDE?! Reason I no longer donate to the RNC. They no longer are doing the job they were elected to do. Nobody gets a PASS if they break the Law of the Land and living off our tax dollars!!!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: MickTurn 5/12/2020 7:34:47 PM (No. 409275) the way HE IS NOT Black, He is Mulatto! ...and for you Libs before you think I cursed him: a person of mixed white and black ancestry, especially a person with one white and one black parent.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: HammerDax56 5/12/2020 7:35:48 PM (No. 409277)
God as my witness. I’ve voted for Lindsey Graham a FOR THE LAST TIME!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: bighambone 5/12/2020 8:33:14 PM (No. 409308)
If the tables were turned, and is was a Republican President who was suspected of similar wrongdoing, the Senate Democrats would demand that he appear before the Senate for questioning immediately if not sooner. The Republicans are a bunch of wimps!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Timber Queen 5/12/2020 8:57:07 PM (No. 409324)
I'm with #18. There's no reason for Senate hearings. We already know what happened and who did it! They're pitching a script for a new Kabuki Theater production. I bet the "hook" is that as long as Congress is "investigating" the matter cannot go to court. Thank God we have President Trump.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: judy 5/12/2020 9:24:20 PM (No. 409333)
Graham promised hearings this year..its May....he has done Zero!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: lakerman1 5/12/2020 9:27:13 PM (No. 409336)
#18 said it better than I could.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: anniebc 5/12/2020 10:39:30 PM (No. 409374)
1. Spineless Republicans don't need to investigate at all. They're useless. 2. Let justice take place where it should and keep government weasels out of it. 3. Keep Lindsey away from it all. He's been holding back to make sure justice is not done and his pals and he "get off scott free." Quote attributed to a spineless usurper who will be nameless. Useless sack of nothing.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 5/13/2020 12:04:07 AM (No. 409414)
No guts, no glory!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: TXknitter 5/13/2020 1:54:14 AM (No. 409448)
Thanks #18. You are right. It would have to be done through the proper DOJ channels, of course.
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