The Day After the Election, Mike Rogers Finally Decides To Do His Job

On October 2, 26 days ago and over a month before the election, I asked why Darrell Issa, rather than House Intelligence Chair Mike Rogers, was leading an investigation into the Benghazi attack.

Issa’s subsequent investigation worked out as expected: a big showy hearing, sensitive information revealed, and a month of misleading leaks. Even Dana Milbank realized having Issa lead investigation didn’t make sense.

Lo and behold, today, the day after the election, the House Intelligence Committee has revealed that they–like their counterpart in the Senate–will conduct an investigation.

Finally! A serious investigation rather than a transparent effort to trump up an October Surprise.

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One Response to The Day After the Election, Mike Rogers Finally Decides To Do His Job

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emptywheel @KevinOfMI Oh yuck! Do you take the truck across if often (you were in a car today, weren't you?)
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emptywheel @KevinOfMI That bridge scares me.
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emptywheel If MI still had film credits that storm would have made a great setting for Sharknado4.
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bmaz @mattapuzzo @Nick_Hentoff Sure, but thats no filter, that is a joke. The problem is that it has been allowed to infest+slide thru trial cts
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emptywheel RT @KailiJoy: So the journalists who went to the hush-hush Koch party aren't the same ones who complain Hillary won't talk to 'em, right?
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emptywheel @Priestic1 You MUST be being a downer cause I asked the same thing a few hours ago.
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emptywheel @KevinOfMI Where's the camping trailer flying off?
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bmaz @Nick_Hentoff @mattapuzzo @walterwkatz Ah, and we are back to the point of my rambling tweet storm!
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bmaz @Nick_Hentoff @mattapuzzo Right. You just have to. Again, if not for your success, then to cover ass and give ammo to next guy. Gotta do it.
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bmaz @Nick_Hentoff @mattapuzzo @walterwkatz Again....Bitemark quackery. Ray Krone. Yada yada yada. Where would that be now if not for challenge?
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bmaz @mattapuzzo @Nick_Hentoff @walterwkatz In very much fairness, this why I do not do much of this, except crim, anymore. If do it, do it right
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bmaz @mattapuzzo @Nick_Hentoff @walterwkatz Oh, I understand. Just think that is failure to your client and the next guy. Cold records can kill.
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