March 25, 2010

A Special Prosecutor for Barack?

Rep. Darrell Issa of the House Oversight committee is on the verge of asking for a special prosecutor to investigate the Obama Administration for a blatant attempt at bribery:

Rep. Darrell Issa, the top Republican on the House Oversight committee, told CBS News Wednesday that he will call for a special prosecutor to investigate the White House if it does not address Rep. Joe Sestak's claim that he was offered a federal job in exchange for dropping out of the Pennsylvania Senate primary.

"If the public doesn't receive a satisfactory answer, the next step would be to call for a special prosecutor, which is well within the statute," Issa (pictured) told Hotsheet.

The California Republican has been pushing for the White House to provide details of conversations between Sestak and administration officials in the wake of Sestak's comment during a radio interview last month that he was offered a high-ranking administration job in exchange for dropping his primary challenge against Sen. Arlen Specter.

Asked if that job was secretary of the Navy, Sestak declined to comment. His press secretary told CBS News that the lawmaker stands by his original statement that he was offered the job in exchange for an administration post.

Only complete criminal ineptitude by President Obama's inner circle would end up indicting him directly in the alleged scheme, but then, we are dealing with a very arrogant and corrupt Administration, led by a neophyte and staffed by bullies and thugs. If there is significant evidence of an attempted quid pro quo agreement in order to rig the Pennsylvania Senate primary, President Obama would almost certainly face impeachment. If Democrats lose a significant number of seats in November and the evidence is strong enough, Obama and members of his Administration could be out of office—and on the way to a federal prison—by 2011 or 2012.

All of this hinges, of course, on whether or not there is evidence of a specific crime. Considering the great lengths the White House has gone to to repeatedly duck the issue, evidence beyond the public statements of the man they tried to bribe would seem to exist.

Posted by Confederate Yankee at March 25, 2010 09:29 AM


Posted by: Odins Acolyte at March 25, 2010 09:57 AM

Somebody is dreaming if you think Obama will be impeached.It would take 2/3 of the Senate to remove him from office. Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton were both impeached by the House of Representatives but not removed by the Senate because there was not enough votes to reach the needed 2/3.

Posted by: harp1034 at March 25, 2010 12:41 PM

Ah yes. Let's be right wing racists and demand that a competent and impartial investigation into a potential felony be conducted. Should evidence of wrongdoing be uncovered, let's be spitting, epithet-hurling teapartiers and demand that prosecution result, to be followed by a fair trial. Is there no end to which we crazed right wingers will not go?

Posted by: mikemcdaniel at March 25, 2010 09:58 PM

Pussyfoot too

Posted by: Massimo Oddo at March 29, 2010 02:38 AM