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Old 06-26-2019, 05:46 PM
Location: Gulf Coast Texas
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Joe Sestak has wandered into the Presidential race. Anyone recall this?

Obama pushed Arlen Specter to change from a Republican to a Democrat and run for the PA Senate seat, which he did. Sestak was in the primary against Specter. Obama bribed Sestak to exit the race with a position on the presidential advisory board. Sestak didn't bite, and he ended up defeated Specter.

May 2010...

Joe Sestak White House Job Offer: Congressman Speaks Out On Allegations

Forced to disclose backstage political bargaining, President Barack Obama's embarrassed White House acknowledged on Friday it had enlisted Bill Clinton to try to ease Rep. Joe Sestak out of Pennsylvania's Senate primary with a job offer.

Seeking to quiet the clamor over a possible political trade, the White House released a report describing the offer that was intended to clear a path for Sen. Arlen Specter to win the Democratic nomination. Sestak stayed in the race and eventually defeated Specter to become the Democratic nominee, ending Specter's 30-year Senate tenure.

Under the proposed arrangement, Sestak would have been able to remain in the House while serving on a board. It was not clear why the White House - which has the power to offer Cabinet posts and sought-after embassy jobs - believed Sestak would be interested in just an advisory position.

Sestak defeated the five-term Specter, who had switched from Republican to Democrat last year at the White House's urging, in the May 18 Democratic primary.


Media Ignores 2020 Democrat Joe Sestak’s Connection to Big Obama Scandal

The House Oversight Committee did launch an investigation, and the Obama White House, which claimed everything was above board, refused to cooperate. The White House ignored subpoenas and launched their own internal “investigation,” which they thought would settle the matter—which didn’t please Republicans on the Oversight Committee one bit. Even left-wing journalist David Corn acknowledged in a Mother Jones column that “any conversation of this sort—if it indeed occurred—would have violated the law.” That the conversation occurred is not in doubt. Obama violated the law.

They released a memo on Memorial Day weekend that acknowledged the offer occured, but still denied any wrongdoing on the part of the White House. “We have concluded that allegations of improper conduct rest on factual errors and lack a basis in the law,” they claimed in the report. The mainstream media echoed the White House interpretation of what happened. The law, however, is quite clear.

Ignored subpoenas... sounds familiar...
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