Yes, the agenda transparency of this administration is obvious. But I doubt Obama literally knew in 2008 – by December of 2012 Hillary Clinton would be sh!tting all over herself so much she would pass out and knock herself unconscious – when he said: he’d have the most transparent administration in history.
What’s “transparent” are the lies.
Considering the opportunistic Thanksgiving holiday fire at the State Dept office of Hillary Clinton; and considering the decision of Susan Rice to avoid the sunlight of Senate confirmation hearings on Benghazi; this latest manipulation/avoidance scheme by Hillary Clinton is, well, yes – “transparent“.
But before you consider what her handlers are saying today, vis-a-vi a concussion, brought on by fainting, caused by massive dehydration (ie the sh!ts – irony alert), you might want to know what the State Dept position was leading up to the “fainting”:
Earlier in the week: The House Foreign Affairs Committee has also already announced its Dec. 20 hearing featuring Clinton’s testimony. The title of the HFAC hearing is “Benghazi Attack, Part II: The Report of the Accountability Review Board”
But State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said today that the ARB is not complete, might not be complete by Dec. 20, and Clinton has not agreed to testify on Dec. 20.
“The Hill has talked about a planning date on the calendar. That presumes that the ARB is finished,” Nuland said. “That’s dependent on all of the work getting done between now and then… The ARB is continuing to do its work, to my knowledge it has not yet completed its work.”
Clinton has agreed to brief the House and Senate foreign relations committees on how she interprets the ARB report, whenever it surfaces.
“After the ARB reports to the Secretary, then she will have consultations with Congress in terms of the conclusions that she draws about how we need to go forward from there,” Nuland said. “I don’t have any dates to announce until we have firm dates on when the ARB is coming forward.”
The Cable asked Nuland if the State Department will share the ARB with Congress at all. Nuland responded that they may not decide to give the actual report to Congress.
“The ARB’s responsibility is to brief the secretary. The secretary has said she will be transparent to Congress,” Nuland said. “What is required, Josh, is that the secretary’s response to the ARB’s conclusions has to go to Congress within 90 days of her receiving the report.” (link)
But that wouldn’t look right, would it? Considering the previous claims by Hillary to be wide open and transparent to congress, and considering pantsuits wants to keep the window of opportunity open for a POTUS run 2016.
Obama/Jarrett are attempting to diffuse the potential sunlight risk to the White House. Susan Rice just bailed on the problem, and neither Dear Leader nor Deep Fried Rice coordinated their approach/decision with Pantsuits. What to do? What to do?
Hillary Clinton fainted and had a concussion, the AP reports. The State Department said an ill Clinton is now recovering at home after the incident, according to the AP. CBS News’ Margaret Brennen reports Clinton was dehydrated from a stomach bug. The AP reports:
WASHINGTON — The State Department says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who skipped an overseas trip this past week because of a stomach virus, sustained a concussion after fainting.
She’s now recovering at home and being monitored by doctors.
An aide, Philippe Reines, says Clinton will work from home next week, at the recommendation of doctors.
Congressional aides do not expect her to testify as scheduled at congressional hearings on Thursday into the Sept. 11 attack against a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador.
The aides spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to publicly discuss Clinton’s status.
The department says Clinton was dehydrated because of the virus and that she fainted, causing the concussion. No further details were immediately available. (link)
Clinton will not testify as scheduled before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Jodi Seth, a spokeswoman for Chairman John Kerry (D-Mass.).
The State Department told Kerry of Clinton’s concussion on Saturday morning, and, when he heard, Kerry insisted that she not attend the hearing.
“Senator Kerry was relieved to hear that the secretary is on the mend, but he insisted that given her condition, she could not and should not appear on Thursday as previously planned, and that the nation’s best interests are served by the report and hearings proceeding as scheduled with senior officials appearing in her place,” Seth said.
Clinton deputies Tom Nides and Bill Burns will testify in her place, Seth said.