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Obama to GOP: Let's make a deal to deny Dems drone documents, and I'll give you Benghazi info

February 21, 2013 by legitgov

Obama to GOP: Let's make a deal to deny Dems drone documents, and I'll give you Benghazi info --Posted by Lori Price, www.legitgov.org 21 Feb 2013 We read, from the New York Times, the following news summary: White House Tactic for C.I.A. Bid Holds Back Drone Memos 21 Feb 2013 The White House is refusing to share fully with Congress the legal opinions that justify targeted killings, while maneuvering to make sure its stance does not do anything to endanger the confirmation of John O. Brennan as C.I.A. director. Rather than agreeing to some Democratic senators' demands for full access to the classified legal memos on the targeted killing program, Obama administration officials are negotiating with Republicans to provide more information on the lethal attack last year on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, according to three Congressional staff members. The strategy is intended to produce a bipartisan majority vote for Mr. Brennan in the Senate Intelligence Committee without giving its members seven additional legal opinions on targeted killing sought by senators and while protecting what the White House views as the confidentiality of the Justice Department's legal advice to the president. It would allow Mr. Brennan's nomination to go to the Senate floor even if one or two Democrats vote no to protest the refusal to share more legal memos. [Oops, it's another politically-generated syntactical faux pas by the New York Times! (Love those!) You don't need to add the words 'full' and 'fully' when discussing Obusha's refusal to release information/documents in order to placate Obamabots. Either you share or you don't. Either you provide access or you don't. Just like your cowardly a**es refuse to call torture 'torture' and keep calling prisoners 'detainees.' 'Detainment' implies being held for a day or two, not imprisonment in a Guantanamo Bay hellhole for ten-plus years, n'est-ce pas? That's a *prisoner.* Got it?]

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