House Investigates Obama Bribes

By JAKE SHERMAN, Politico

 Obama and Co. know all about bribes

The top Republican on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee says the Obama administration may have broken the law by offering Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) a job in order to persuade him not to mount a primary challenge against Sen. Arlen Specter.

Sestak has said that the administration offered him a high-ranking government job if he’d stay out of the race. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs has been asked repeatedly about the accusation in recent weeks but so far has neither confirmed nor denied that a job was offered.

But in a letter to White House general counsel Robert Bauer Wednesday, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said that, if Sestak’s allegation is true, administration officials may have violated a federal statute which makes it a crime for a government employee to use his authority “for the purpose of interfering with, or affecting, the nomination or the election of any candidate” for certain offices, including Senate seats.

"While the White House may think this is politics as usual, what is spectacularly unusual is when a candidate — a U.S. congressman no less — freely acknowledges such a proposal,” Issa wrote. “Almost always candidates keep quiet about such deals, and for good reason — they are against the law."

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13 comments to House Investigates Obama Bribes

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  • Michele

    Obama is going down, one way or another! He will fall do to his own corruption. Even Obama is not above the law! He thinks he is so smart, there are many much smarter and wiser than he is. Go get him Mr Issa!!

  • Jan

    What else is new? Obama has been breaking the law since day one! Someone who knows what they are doing, please take him and all his followers, including Biden, and most those in office today. Get rid of all the Czars. We the People deserve better!

  • Mary

    Obama thinks the American people are 'ignorant'. He needs to be exposed for what He is..We will be so glad if He was exposed and impeached…
    We would all be better off..He and the Dem. libs are slowly sinking America in debt…Why did Obama lock down His Past?? Something sounds fishy …
    Hopefully He will be impeached…

  • Mary

    Maybe He will be exposed…Plus…. Pelosi, Reid, Gibbs

  • What a gang of thugs in Washington. IMPEACH THE LOT OF THEM in 2010, especially the ring leader.
    http://www.impeachobamacampaign.com/

  • BERT

    OBAMMIE IS ILLEGAL ALIEN AND BOUGHT INTO THIS POSITION -HE IS UNWORTHY OF-AND CHICAGO MOB IS HAVING A HAY DAY WITH ALL THE THUGGING THEY ARE DOING. ALL OF WASHINGTON BELONG TO THE COMMUNIST,MARXIST,RADICALS OF ALL KINDS,MUSLIM JIHADISTS -AYERS AND WRIGHT PULLING OBAMMIE'S STRINGS AS HE HAS NO BRAIN-JUST AN EMPTY SUIT-NO COMMON SENSE AND NONE OF THEM KNOW WHAT THE "TRUTH" IS OR EVEN CARE. THIS COUNTRY IS GOING TO RUIN FROM ALL THE WASHINGTON THUGS-COMMUNIST SO STOP IT HOWEVER IT CAN GET STOPPED. IF IT MEANS UPRISING AND REVOLUTION IN THE STREETS TO GET ALL OF THEM-"GO FOR IT".SEEMS NO ONE WANTS TO IMPEACH THE CHICAGO THUG IN THE WHITEHOUSE SO GO FOR HIM BY ANY MEANS. I AM TIRED OF ALL THIS TRASH BEING SHOVED DOWN LEGAL CITIZENS THROAT-WHICH ISN'T GOOD FOR ANYONE-FILLED WITH NOTHING BUT POISON.OBAMMIE HASN'T DONE ANYTHING EXCEPT RUIN THIS NATION AND GETTING RID OF THE FREEDOM AND CONSTITUTION OUR FOR FATHERS FOUGHT FOR. HE HATES AMERICA SO GO BACK TO KENYA WHERE YOU AND MICHELLE AND ALL YOUR CHICAGO THUGS BELONG. YOU SURE AREN'T NEEDED HERE TO DESTROY THIS NATION LIKE YOU ARE DOING. WHY IS EVERYONE "NOT HAVING THE "BALLS" TO STAND UP AND TELL-OBAMMIE-WHERE TO GO AND HOW SOON? WHAT DO YOU HAVE ON THEM?? THEY HAVE MORE ON YOU-NOT A LEGAL CITIZEN THAN YOU HAVE ON THEM-ONLY YOUR BIG MOUTH AND A BUNCH OF THREATS.I WISH I HAD A MAGIC WAND AND I SURE WOULD MAKE YOU DISAPPEAR FASTER THAN YOU COULD BLINK. GET THE HELL OUT OF OUR BUSINESS AND BE GONE WITH YOU AS FAST AS CAN BE.

  • Jeff Gray

    "Administration Officials may have violated a federal statute which makes it a crime for a government employee to use his authority FOR THE PURPOSE OF INTERFERING WITH, OR AFFECTING, THE NOMINATION OR THE ELECTION OF ANY CANDIDATE for certain offices, including Senate seats."

    What do they think the "Louisiana Purchase" and the "Cornhusker Kickback" was?

  • Dan

    Hey – what do you know! It looks like AL CAPONE & Baby Face Nelson….Chicago politics have not changed one iota in over 90 years!! Birds of a feather stick together.

  • Lew

    I'm with Bert! Bring it on! Obama is illegally occupying the white house. He's a trojan horse, elected to repair our capitalist economy but instead marches steadily towards communism. His path is disturbingly clear and I fear that if he gets his way, in a few years, when it's too late, we'll regret not having expelled him, violently, if necessary.

  • Bama Nanny

    We must keep the pressure on these people who would walk away and stick their heads in the ground and allow obama, pelosi, reid, dodd, and the other progressives to achive their goals.
    Obama is a lier, as is most of the people he surrounds himself with, we must help the few Americans who are still FOOLED by this man. They must see the TRUTH about obama and his AGENDA. Thank God for people like Beck, and Floyd to help keep the TRUTH FLOWING.

  • VIDA

    I CAN REALLY TELL YOU I AM WITH YOU I WANT THIS MAN IMPEACHED, IT REALLY LOOKS BAD FOR HIM TO BE PRESIDENT OF AMERICA WHEN HE LIES SO MUCH, AND ALL THE COMMUNIST HE BROUGH WITH HIM, WE BY WE I MEAN CONSERVATIVE KNEW WHAT HE WAS, I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO WAKE PEOPLE UP ABOUT MUSLIMS, THEY DON'T HAVE TO TELL THE TRUTH, BUT REGARDLESS OF THAT THIS MAN NEEDS TO BE IMPEACHED, LOOK AT HOW HE HAS TREATED OUR MILITRY. IT IS A SHAME THAT OBAM IS THE PRESIDENT OF THE GREATEST LAND OF THE WORLD, THIS NATION HAS ALWAYS BEEN A CHRISTIAN NATION, NOW HE IS TRYING TO DESTROY THAT TO , BUT KNOW WHAT HE ISN'T GOING TO BE ABLE TO DO THAT. GOD IS ON THE SIDE THAT PRAYS TO GOD, JUST REMEMBER THAT, KEEP PRAYING AND GOTO IMPEACH OBAMA

  • herp derp rep.

    Herp Derp Expose obama Birther right wing nut cases, maybe you should stop The Corporations, instaed of bashing obama, and maybe you should remember the other Corporations in the Past (Andrew Carnage) who fucked over the american people for there own selfish greed, your too stupid of a people to understand that Government is needed to regulate them and that taxes need to be raised on the rich in order to achieve this, our debt has been going up exponentially since the 40's and our taxes on the rich have been being lowered since the 40's Coincidence? i dont think so, but You guys cant put two and two together, instead you bash on obama and know nothing of his achievements, because your closed minded arrogant pricks who hate him because of two reasons, one hes black, and two hes a democrat, And dont try to pull the whole, "Im not a racist" card, you are look at the tea party signs, and look at the rhetoric floating around all the right wing Bourgeois Talk shows and Radio waves.

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