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Fri Jul 15, 2016, 02:29 PM

Mike Pence Praised Hillary Clinton During The Libya Intervention

This complicates things for Donald Trump.

Donald Trump’s vice presidential nominee, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R), praised Hillary Clinton for her handling of the chaos in Libya during the early days of civil unrest there and encouraged the Obama administration to take aggressive action in the country.

The comments, which came during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing in March 2011, put Pence at odds with the man with whom he now shares a ticket. Though Trump initially called for the U.S. to help Libyan rebels oust the country’s long-ruling dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, he has since reversed course. During the campaign, he harshly criticized the invasion of Libya and the role that Clinton, as secretary of state, specifically played in it.

“Her invasion of Libya handed the country over to ISIS, the barbarians,” he said in a recent speech.

During the March 2011 hearing, Pence, then a congressman, offered Clinton pro forma niceties for her role during the Libya crisis. But he also went on to “encourage and urge the administration to stand with” the rebels, and called for “a coordinated international response, including a no-fly zone.” He added, emphatically, “Gaddafi must go.”

“I’m grateful to hear the secretary of state and the administration take that position unambiguously,” Pence said.""

http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_57890ea8e4b0867123e0fffb

Trump's gonna regret his decision by Monday lol!

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NWCorona Jul 2016 OP
Purveyor Jul 2016 #1
NWCorona Jul 2016 #2
kimbutgar Jul 2016 #3
In_The_Wind Jul 2016 #4
Dawson Leery Jul 2016 #5

Response to NWCorona (Original post)

Fri Jul 15, 2016, 02:31 PM

1. Wonderful... eom

 

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Response to Purveyor (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 15, 2016, 02:33 PM

2. I can definitely see this being used against trump in the debates

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Response to NWCorona (Original post)

Fri Jul 15, 2016, 02:37 PM

3. I wold love to see a campaign ad with the video of him and the cheeto saying their praise of Hillary

A few winger heads will explode.

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Response to NWCorona (Original post)

Fri Jul 15, 2016, 02:38 PM

4. Monday came quickly.

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Fri Jul 15, 2016, 02:47 PM

5. Trumpsterfire just torpedoed his own argument against Hillary.

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