Wed Nov 27, 2013, 11:55 PM
MrScorpio (66,998 posts)
Yep, Jeb Bush must be dipping into the holiday liquor a bit early
Why would our President close our Embassy to the Vatican? Hopefully, it is not retribution for Catholic organizations opposing Obamacare.
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Thu Nov 28, 2013, 02:18 AM
okaawhatever (8,247 posts)
2. The first statements released (when no one thought this was a big deal) mentioned security concerns.
This embassy is now combined with the embassy in Rome and a UN embassy post. Thought i'd throw that in there.
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Thu Nov 28, 2013, 02:37 AM
Lex (34,105 posts)
3. A low information asshat.
But in reality, the embassy’s move in 2015 will fulfill a plan developed during George W. Bush’s presidency, when a new building was acquired adjacent to the compound in Rome where the U.S. Embassy to Italy is located. A State Department official said in a statement that the move will save the U.S. $1.4 million a year in operational costs.