House Republicans vote to subpoena White House for Solyndra documents

Discussion in 'The Thunderdome' started by VolDad, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. VolDad

    VolDad Super Moderator

    I wonder how bad this is going to get. I find the WH comments interesting:

    In a statement, White House spokesman Eric Schultz said that the administration had "cooperated extensively" with the committee's request for documents.

    ["extensively” does not equal completely]

    "All of the materials that have been disclosed affirm what we said on day one: this was a merit based decision made by the Department of Energy," he said.

    [What do the materials the WH has not disclosed show?]

    "We'd like to see as much passion in House Republicans for creating jobs as we see in this investigation," Schultz added.

    [attempted deflection]

    House Republicans vote to subpoena White House for Solyndra documents - The Hill's E2-Wire
  2. golfballs03

    golfballs03 New Member

    The media cares more about making Herman Cain into a sexual predator
  3. IP

    IP Super Moderator

    Cain hasn't helped himself at all, though.
  4. volinbham

    volinbham Member

    WH has refused documents.
  5. fl0at_

    fl0at_ Humorless, asinine, joyless pr*ck

    On what grounds?
  6. volinbham

    volinbham Member

    I'll have to dig up the articles but it was basically WH legal counsel saying 1) this is political so they won't comply, 2) it will take a lot of effort and the POTUS has better things to do, 3) it is an unreasonable request.
  7. volinbham

    volinbham Member

  8. CardinalVol

    CardinalVol Uncultured, non-diverse mod

    So in other words there's probably a lot of crap invovled with this?
  9. IP

    IP Super Moderator

    There could be a shit storm comin'.

    Most transparent administration ever.
  10. fl0at_

    fl0at_ Humorless, asinine, joyless pr*ck

    They should start contempt proceedings immediately, should the White House fail to comply.

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