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White House Silent on Paul Filibuster

Posted By admin On March 7, 2013 @ 6:10 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

DANIEL HALPER
Weekly Standard [1]
March 7, 2013

The White House will not comment on Rand Paul’s ongoing filibuster on the Senate floor of President Obama’s nominee to be the next CIA director. A Huffington Post reporter remarks on Twitter:

Likewise, the White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from this reporter.

Tonight, President Obama took a group of Republican senators to dinner at the Jefferson Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C. Obama, the White House says, picked up the tab.

The guest’s at Obama’s dinner included:

Senator Lindsey Graham
Senator Bob Corker
Senator Kelly Ayotte
Senator John McCain
Senator Dan Coats
Senator Tom Coburn
Senator Richard Burr
Senator Mike Johanns
Senator Pat Toomey
Senator Ron Johnson
Senator John Hoeven
Senator Saxby Chambliss

An anonymous White House aide told the pooler, “The President greatly enjoyed the dinner and had a good exchange of ideas with the Senators.”


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[1] Weekly Standard: http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/white-house-silent-paul-filibuster_706557.html

[2] March 7, 2013: https://twitter.com/jbendery/status/309497914907033601

[3] Ugh. Lindsey Graham Slams Rand Paul for Holding “Ridiculous” Filibuster: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ugh-lindsey-graham-slams-rand-paul-for-holding-%e2%80%9cridiculous%e2%80%9d-filibuster.html

[4] Rand Paul and the Filibuster: http://www.prisonplanet.com/rand-paul-and-the-filibuster.html

[5] Jon Stewart voices support for Rand Paul filibuster: ‘Holy Howard Roark’s ghost’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/jon-stewart-voices-support-for-rand-paul-filibuster-%e2%80%98holy-howard-roark%e2%80%99s-ghost%e2%80%99.html

[6] CNN Suggests Rand Paul “Wasting Time” With Filibuster: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cnn-suggests-rand-paul-wasting-time-with-filibuster.html

[7] John Yoo to Rand Paul: Leave Barack Obama Alone on Targeted Killing!: http://www.prisonplanet.com/john-yoo-to-rand-paul-leave-barack-obama-alone-on-targeted-killing.html

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