BREAKING: Geithner: White House Wanted Me to Lie on Sunday Shows

May 2012
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Possible smoking gun here into the politics of the Obama administration. The same stuff he told Rice to do in regards to Benghazi.

This story is going to heat up.
Timothy Geithner, the former secretary of the Treasury Department, says the White House wanted him to lie in scheduled appearances on the Sunday TV talk shows. As Geithner writes in his new memoir:

“I remember during one Roosevelt Room prep session before I appeared on the Sunday shows, I objected when Dan Pfeiffer wanted me to say Social Security didn’t contribute to the deficit. It wasn’t a main driver of our future deficits, but it did contribute. Pfeiffer said the line was a ‘dog whistle’ to the left, a phrase I had never heard before. He had to explain that the phrase was code to the Democratic base, signaling that we intended to protect Social Security.”

Of course, Geithner would not have been the only official from the White House to have misled the American people on the Sunday talk shows. Susan Rice famously came under fire for blaming a terrorist attack on a YouTube video in appearances on the shows.
Geithner: White House Wanted Me to Lie on Sunday Shows | The Weekly Standard
 
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Apr 2012
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They are really getting desperate for something,anything. The ship is sinking, the rats are leaving.
 
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Where's the part where they told him to lie?
“I remember during one Roosevelt Room prep session before I appeared on the Sunday shows, I objected when Dan Pfeiffer wanted me to say Social Security didn’t contribute to the deficit. It wasn’t a main driver of our future deficits, but it did contribute. Pfeiffer said the line was a ‘dog whistle’ to the left, a phrase I had never heard before. He had to explain that the phrase was code to the Democratic base, signaling that we intended to protect Social Security.”
 
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“I remember during one Roosevelt Room prep session before I appeared on the Sunday shows, I objected when Dan Pfeiffer wanted me to say Social Security didn’t contribute to the deficit. It wasn’t a main driver of our future deficits, but it did contribute. Pfeiffer said the line was a ‘dog whistle’ to the left, a phrase I had never heard before. He had to explain that the phrase was code to the Democratic base, signaling that we intended to protect Social Security.”
okay.
 

Djinn

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Not even Fox News seems to be covering this bull****.
 

Rorschach

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I don't know if I can trust a Democrat Tax Cheater........

(And, I have absolutely NO reason to "trust" anything Premier Obama states....)