White House Pressures General to Change Testimony

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  1. carpro

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    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articl...e-pressure-general-shelton-to-help-donor.html

    White House Pressure for a Donor?
    Sep 15, 2011 12:24 AM EDT

    The Pentagon has worried for months that a project backed by a prominent Democratic donor might interfere with military GPS. Now Congress wants to know if the White House pressured a general to change his testimony.

    The four-star Air Force general who oversees Air Force Space Command walked into a highly secured room on Capitol Hill a week ago to give a classified briefing to lawmakers and staff, and dropped a surprise. Pressed by members, Gen. William Shelton said the White House tried to pressure him to change his testimony to make it more favorable to a company tied to a large Democratic donor.
     
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    It's the Chicago way. Or maybe just the Acorn way.
     
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    Posting a link to a thread that had no responses looks an awful lot like a simple plea for attention.

    It's just a news story. No need to feel so...left out. Perhaps a different title may have helped. Yours gave no hint of what was within.
     
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    That is the criminal enterprise known to me as team zero. Above the law, certainly above us lowly Americans.
     
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    The criminal activities of the Obama administration are piling up. This is just one of many.
     
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    Before the '08 election, I remember saying I couldn't imagine a more corrupt White House than the Clinton White House. Now I don't have to imagine one.
     
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    I understand, I too was let down by the George W. Bush administration in 2000.
     
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