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John Boehner Bays at the Moon

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 05: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) answers reporters questions during his weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitors Center at the U.S. Capitol December 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. When asked about the Republican Party's running against women, Boehner said,
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John Boehner announced today, as expected, that he is forming a special select committee to investigate Benghazi, because the other five committees investigating Benghazi have all failed to produce evidence of anything more sinister than some slightly confused intelligence briefings. Notably, Boehner is just going ahead and rolling Benghazi into a diffuse list of Fox News chyrons:


Then, his voice rising in anger and his face darkening to red, he went through the list of investigations that conservatives have pursued to frustratingly inconclusive ends over the last several years.

When is the administration going to tell the American people the truth? They’ve not told the truth about Benghazi, they’ve not told the truth about the I.R.S., they’ve not told the truth about Fast and Furious.”

It’s about time America has an omnibus committee on Benghazi, the I.R.S., Fast and Furious, Spreading the Wealth, and water fluoridation. They are definitely going to Get to the Bottom of all the things Obama has been lying to America about.

John Boehner Bays at the Moon