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Tue Jun 12, 2012, 03:12 PM

Dems Block McCain Resolution On Special Counsel For Leaks

Source: The Hill

By Daniel Strauss - 06/12/12 12:44 PM ET

Senate Democrats blocked a resolution introduced by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) calling for Attorney General Eric Holder to introduce an outside special counsel to investigate a number of recent military and intelligence leaks.

McCain introduced a resolution Tuesday expressing the Senate's support for Holder to appoint a special prosecutor. But Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) objected after McCain asked for unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to consideration of his resolution.

"What is at issue here is whether or not we are going to give an opportunity for U.S. attorneys, professionals in their fields, to handle this particular inquiry," Wyden said. "And I see no evidence, Mr. President, that the way U.S. attorneys are handling this investigation at this time is not with the highest standards of professionalism."

McCain said that recent military leaks and intelligence leaks warranted outside legal counsel to investigate the leaks.

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/232265-dems-block-mccain-resolution-on-special-counsel-for-leaks

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Purveyor Jun 2012 OP
sinkingfeeling Jun 2012 #1
radhika Jun 2012 #4
JoePhilly Jun 2012 #2
Iliyah Jun 2012 #3
leftyohiolib Jun 2012 #6
rurallib Jun 2012 #5
emulatorloo Jun 2012 #7
dwilso40641 Jun 2012 #8
ELI BOY 1950 Jun 2012 #9
BlueStater Jun 2012 #10

Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 03:20 PM

1. My dear Sen. McCain, unlike you I think what has been leaked should

be available to every citizen of this country. We should know that my tax dollars are paying for cyber attacks and 'kill lists'. How these are vital to national security is beyond me. I think most countries know we're behind these things.

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 03:31 PM

4. Anything to avoid a serious discussion of strategy.....

Better to pursue leaks that pursue the truth of our policies.

Both sides want to control what information gets to the American people. Motivations vary, but either way, WE need to stay in the dark.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 03:22 PM

2. McCain's history of being wrong continues to grow.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 03:23 PM

3. Where were you when the leaks

were happening during the Bushie period?

Better yet, where are the effing jobs!

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Response to Iliyah (Reply #3)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 04:28 PM

6. ya like outing a cia operative

 

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 03:38 PM

5. Wait'll FUX gets ahold of this!

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 06:30 PM

7. Media wouldn't let Kerry anywhere near a camera after Nov 04

Yet McCain and his bullshit is everywhere?

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 09:13 PM

8. Maybe

Is he were to "unseal" his military record we could talk about his special counsel.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 09:55 PM

9. mc cain=war...even at 80 years of age...very sad

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2012, 10:04 PM

10. Ha ha. Fuck you, Johnny Mac. N/T

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