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Obama White House v. CIA; Panetta Threatened to Quit?

True, not true? Who knows. Either way it sure can't be good for protecting the country.

How much more can the country take of this, er, um, crap, before we are too weak to protect the country?

All this meddling by the White House, Obama knows nothing about this kind of stuff, has to stop!

Tensions Lead to CIA Director's "Screaming Match" at the White House

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:01 PM on Aug. 24, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • A "profanity-laced screaming match" at the White House involving CIA Director Leon Panetta, and the expected release today of another damning internal investigation, has administration officials worrying about the direction of its newly-appoint intelligence team, current and former senior intelligence officials tell ABC

    Amid reports that Panetta had threatened to quit just seven months after taking over at the spy agency, other insiders tell that senior White House staff members are already discussing a possible shake-up of top national security officials.


    Answer by Anonymous at 3:02 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • "You can expect a larger than normal turnover in the next year," a senior adviser to Obama on intelligence matters told


    Answer by Anonymous at 3:02 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Panetta was reportedly upset over plans by Attorney General Eric Holder to open a criminal investigation of allegations that CIA officers broke the law in carrying out certain interrogation techniques that President Obama has termed "torture."

    Answer by tyme4me2day at 3:52 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Holder has now appointed a special prosecutor.


    Answer by gdiamante at 3:59 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Nothing suprises me from this adm. There will be repercussions.

    Answer by Carpy at 4:26 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • The CIA does not make us safer. They caused the mess in Afghanistan. They are no better than the KGB, and they need to go. We have a Military for defense.

    Answer by momandvet at 4:54 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

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