John Boehner appeared on Laura Ingraham’s show last week and she asked him about Rand Paul’s question to Hillary Clinton during her testimony on Benghazi about the possibility that the United States was running guns into Syria through the CIA annex in Benghazi, and this is what he had to say:
I’m somewhat familiar with the chatter about this and the fact that these arms were moving toward Turkey but most of what I know about this came from a classified source and really can’t elaborate on it.
He seems to dismiss this possibility by calling it ‘chatter’ but then he goes on to call it a ‘fact’ that weapons were moving toward Turkey. John Boehner is a ruling class elitist career politician who knows how to mince his words to protect himself and I am sure he doesn’t throw the word ‘fact’ around carelessly. He then hid behind the excuse that he couldn’t go any further because it was classified information.
That is interesting because while he would have us believe there is nothing to see here if that were true what is classified? Surely it isn’t classified information that the United States was not running guns, so it must mean there is more to this story than we are being told.
If you read The Ulsterman Report you know it was being reported that the Republicans had a major press conference in the works before the election before it was suddenly canceled, and now it is being reported that the all of the questions were given to Hillary Clinton weeks prior to her testimony for her (and White House) approval and she was allowed to take notes into the testimony so she could remember how she was supposed to answer the questions. (If you watch her testimony you can see her repeatedly look down and it certainly appears as if she was looking at notes.) Perhaps this was the real reason for the delay in her testimony.
And John Boehner does have a history of trying to quell Republican attempts at getting to the truth, he also tried to stall Darrell Issa’s investigation into the Fast and Furious scandal, and that is not all because he also punished conservative politicians after the election by removing them from committee positions while threatening to punish others if they did not fall in line. To top it all off he also decided to negotiate directly with Barack Obama on the fiscal cliff deal rather than with the Republicans he is supposed to lead.
So what the hell is going on with John Boehner? It is my opinion that he has been compromised; Barack Obama has something on him and he is holding it over his head. Barack Obama has a history of this type of political maneuvering which goes all the way back to his first election at the state level in Illinois so I don’t think it is out of the question to wonder if he is doing the same here.
It is interesting to note who John Boehner is willing to work with and who he is not, and it is also interesting to note who Barack Obama is willing to let own assault weapons (drug lords and Muslim extremists) and who he is not (the American people) because it seems as if there is much more to this story–and the others I mentioned–than we are being led to believe.
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