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Wednesday
Sep172014

NH GOP - NOMINATION OF SHAHEEN ENDORSED OBAMA APPOINTEE WHO DEFENDED COP KILLER WITHDRAWN 

Concord - President Barack Obama today officially withdrew the radical nomination of Debo Adegbile to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. In March, Senator Jeanne Shaheen voted with a minority of senators to confirm Adgebile, who used groundless charges of racism to try to free a convicted cop killer. His nomination was rejected by a 47-52 bipartisan vote.

 

"Debo Adegbile was the wrong person for the job, and Senator Shaheen's support for this radical nomination reminds New Hampshire that she blindly votes with President Obama 99 percent of the time. Senator Shaheen ignored the serious concerns voiced by New Hampshire's law enforcement community because she is incapable of standing up to the president and providing independent leadership for her constituents." said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "We are pleased that this outrageous nominee failed to gain the support needed to serve in this critical position."

 

Politico reports that Adegbile drew opposition from national law enforcement organizations for his work representing Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted of killing Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981. The Fraternal Order of Police and the National Association of Police Officials, which described Adegbile as someone who "made his name defending one of the most notorious and unrepentant cop killers around," vigorously opposed the nomination.

 

Roll Call reports that Shaheen ran away from Capitol Hill reporters when asked about her decision following the vote. "I think he's well qualified," Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said of Adegbile as she rushed into an elevator.  

Sunday
Sep072014

Brown For US Senate - SCOTT BROWN STATEMENT ON OBAMA EXECUTIVE AMNESTY DELAY 

MANCHESTER - Scott Brown released the following statement in response to President Obama's decision to delay executive action on immigration until after the election:
 
"President Obama's decision to delay executive action to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants until after the election is of little comfort to people like myself who believe in the rule of law. Make no mistake: President Obama plans to grant amnesty, it's just that he will cynically wait until after the election so as not to harm Senate Democrats like Jeanne Shaheen. On illegal immigration and so many other issues, Jeanne Shaheen stands with the President, as she has with his previous executive orders on amnesty. Senator Shaheen votes with President Obama 99% of the time. The people of New Hampshire have a choice: they can re-elect Senator Shaheen and send President Obama a blank check, or they can have a real check and balance by supporting me."

Wednesday
Sep032014

Brown For US Senate - AS JOE BIDEN COMES TO NEW HAMPSHIRE, BROWN CAMPAIGN RELEASES WEB VIDEO: "NO STRATEGY"


AS JOE BIDEN COMES TO NEW HAMPSHIRE, BROWN CAMPAIGN RELEASES WEB VIDEO: "NO STRATEGY"
 

MANCHESTER - On the same day that Vice President Joe Biden campaigns for Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in Portsmouth, the Brown campaign released a new web video that highlights the incoherent foreign policy of the Obama Administration.
 
The 30-second web video opens with a scene from the 2012 presidential campaign of Biden praising President Obama’s “strength and steadiness” on foreign policy.  Biden goes on to say that the Presidenthas a “clear vision for America’s place in the world.”  
 
Those comments are then juxtaposed with President Obama's admission last week that “we don’t have a strategy yet” for containing ISIS.
 
Jeanne Shaheen, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, continues to be a rubberstamp for the Administration's weak and indecisive foreign policy, voting with President Obama 99 percent of the time.  Yesterday, the Union Leader editorialized that Shaheen showed weak leadership on this issue, noting that she has failed to articulate a plan for "dealing with the thousands of terrorists already on the ground in Iraq and Syria."
 
Today, while the Vice President campaigns with Senator Shaheen, Scott Brown will host a foreign policy town hall in Hudson, marking the sixth town hall of the "New Hampshire Speaks" series to discuss the ongoing threats facing our nation, with a focus on stopping ISIS.
 
Last Friday Brown called on Congress to pass a bill that would immediately strip any American who fights alongside ISIS of their passport and citizenship.


TRANSCRIPT FOR "NO STRATEGY":

VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN: President Obama has made those hard calls with strength and steadiness.
 
And the reason he’s been able to is because he had clear goals and clear strategy how to achieve those goals
 
He had a clear vision and has a clear vision for America’s place in the world
 

PRESIDENT OBAMA: We don’t have a strategy yet.
 
VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN: I am very optimistic about Iraq. I think it is going to be one of the great achievements of this administration.
 
PRESIDENT OBAMA: We don’t, we don’t have a strategy.
Tuesday
Sep022014

Brown For US Senate - SCOTT BROWN: DAVID CAMERON ACTED DECISIVELY TO STOP ISIS, NOW WE NEED TO DO THE SAME 

MANCHESTER - Today, Scott Brown praised British Prime Minister David Cameron for granting authorities the power to seize the passports of suspected ISIS terrorists, and reiterated his call for Congress to immediately take similar action here in the United States:
 
“I applaud David Cameron for taking decisive action to make it harder for homegrown ISIS fighters to return to the UK. We need to take similar action here in America.  When Americans join foreign terrorist organizations, they have effectively renounced their citizenship. Hundreds of Americans have reportedly gone overseas to fight with ISIS. We need to bar them from re-entering the country because of the very real threat they pose to the homeland."
 
On Friday, as United States intelligence reports indicated that as many as 300 Americans are fighting alongside ISIS in Iraq and Syria,  Brown called on Congress to immediately pass legislation that would strip homegrown terrorists of their American citizenship.  In 2010, Brown introduced the bipartisan 
Terrorist Expatriation Act, which would revoke the citizenship of those “providing material support or resources to a Foreign Terrorist Organization” or “actively engaging” in “hostilities against the United States or its allies.”  In 2011, he introduced another similar piece of legislation called the Enemy Expatriation Act.

Tuesday
Sep022014

Brown For US Senate - ICYMI: NH UNION LEADER: THE JV TEAM: OBAMA'S UNBELIEVABLE ADMISSION

 

 

 

 

 In Case You Missed It:
New Hampshire Union Leader: The JV Team: Obama's Unbelievable Admission


Editorial, New Hampshire Union Leader
September 2, 2014


Last Wednesday, the U.S. commander in chief said of the barbarians who are spreading the Dark Ages from Syria to Iraq: “We don’t have a strategy yet.”


Sen. Jeanne Shaheen demurred until Thursday, when she wrote to Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew (not to President Obama) urging them to “do everything in your power to disrupt and stop the flow of money and foreign fighters” to IS. She had nothing to say about dealing with the thousands of terrorists already on the ground in Iraq and Syria.

In January, Obama famously called IS the JV team. Last week he showed who the real JV team is. Unfortunately, we are stuck with the team captain for two more years. But we can cut Jeanne Shaheen from the team in two months. If we sent a better squad to the Senate, it would help.


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