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White House Warns Bob WoodwardTold him he will 'regret' criticizing Obama on sequester

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"It makes me very uncomfortable for the White House to be telling reporters, you are going to 'regret' doing something that you believe in" Appearing on CNN Wednesday, the Washington Post's Bob Woodward said a "very senior person" at the White House warned him that he would "regret doing this," referring to his outspoken criticism of President ... (more)

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“It's Time to Defeat Terrorism ”

Since: May 11

NYC

#2 Feb 28, 2013
Thanks the Lord for the great American honest and patriotic reporter Bob Woodward. Bob is one of the best American reporters who stands up to tell the truth about the Obama regime at time when the liberal media led by AP, NY Times and Washington Post are re-writing and twisting the news to show the brighter colors of the president although they telling lies. The American people deserve reporters that do not lie and who tell the truth to the American people regardless if it good news or bad news for Obama and his regime of forty Maoist czars. America under the socialistic dictator Obama with Mozlem Brother agenda of the Caliphate brought to America the foreign culture of sold out deceitful media that manufacture news to appease the all mighty dictator regardless if he lies to the American people. It is time for GOP Senators and Congressmen to stand up to the liberal media lies rather than cave-in to the NY Times as John McCain does to become the darling of the media. America is falling down a steep slope to dictatorship Putin style which undermines that American constitution.
Osama Obama Hates USA

Aspers, PA

#3 Feb 28, 2013
Not the first reporter they have bullied for reporting on facts instead of carrying water for the POTUS.
Guest

New Madrid, MO

#4 Feb 28, 2013
You dare question Der Fόhrer Herr Docktor?!?!
Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#5 Feb 28, 2013
Thank goodness that Woodward is a 'seasoned'(experienced) reporter.

A young, inexperienced reporter might be intimidated when being told they would REGRET doing the right thing.

The last thing we need is having reporters who FOLD under pressure coming from the White House.
lolol

Albuquerque, NM

#6 Feb 28, 2013
in the best chicago thuggery tradition
Roger Edgar

AOL

#7 Feb 28, 2013
Imagine what America would be if the Media had colluded with Nixon against Woodward/Berbstein revealations???

We live in a tragic time for America.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#8 Feb 28, 2013
All you FOXLIES robot assholes, Get real news, not your moronic FOXLIES.

This is just exactly why you are so, so stupid, and always so, so wrong.

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From Gene Sperling to Bob Woodward on Feb. 22, 2013

Bob:

I apologize for raising my voice in our conversation today. My bad. I do understand your problems with a couple of our statements in the fall — but feel on the other hand that you focus on a few specific trees that gives a very wrong perception of the forest. But perhaps we will just not see eye to eye here.

But I do truly believe you should rethink your comment about saying saying that Potus asking for revenues is moving the goal post. I know you may not believe this, but as a friend, I think you will regret staking out that claim. The idea that the sequester was to force both sides to go back to try at a big or grand barain with a mix of entitlements and revenues (even if there were serious disagreements on composition) was part of the DNA of the thing from the start. It was an accepted part of the understanding — from the start. Really. It was assumed by the Rs on the Supercommittee that came right after: it was assumed in the November-December 2012 negotiations.

There may have been big disagreements over rates and ratios — but that it was supposed to be replaced by entitlements and revenues of some form is not controversial.(Indeed, the discretionary savings amount from the Boehner-Obama negotiations were locked in in BCA: the sequester was just designed to force all back to table on entitlements and revenues.)

I agree there are more than one side to our first disagreement, but again think this latter issue is diffferent. Not out to argue and argue on this latter point. Just my sincere advice. Your call obviously.

My apologies again for raising my voice on the call with you. Feel bad about that and truly apologize.

Gene
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From Woodward to Sperling on Feb. 23, 2013

Gene: You do not ever have to apologize to me. You get wound up because you are making your points and you believe them. This is all part of a serious discussion. I for one welcome a little heat; there should more given the importance. I also welcome your personal advice. I am listening. I know you lived all this. My partial advantage is that I talked extensively with all involved. I am traveling and will try to reach you after 3 pm today.

Best, Bob

__________

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/exclusi...

**********

So, if you think of that exchange as any kind of threat, you are as moronic as Hannity, and you should have your own FOXLIES show.
Roger Edgar

AOL

#9 Feb 28, 2013
Mr_Bill wrote:
All you FOXLIES robot assholes, Get real news, not your moronic FOXLIES.
This is just exactly why you are so, so stupid, and always so, so wrong.
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From Gene Sperling to Bob Woodward on Feb. 22, 2013
Bob:
I apologize for raising my voice in our conversation today. My bad. I do understand your problems with a couple of our statements in the fall — but feel on the other hand that you focus on a few specific trees that gives a very wrong perception of the forest. But perhaps we will just not see eye to eye here.
But I do truly believe you should rethink your comment about saying saying that Potus asking for revenues is moving the goal post. I know you may not believe this, but as a friend, I think you will regret staking out that claim. The idea that the sequester was to force both sides to go back to try at a big or grand barain with a mix of entitlements and revenues (even if there were serious disagreements on composition) was part of the DNA of the thing from the start. It was an accepted part of the understanding — from the start. Really. It was assumed by the Rs on the Supercommittee that came right after: it was assumed in the November-December 2012 negotiations.
There may have been big disagreements over rates and ratios — but that it was supposed to be replaced by entitlements and revenues of some form is not controversial.(Indeed, the discretionary savings amount from the Boehner-Obama negotiations were locked in in BCA: the sequester was just designed to force all back to table on entitlements and revenues.)
I agree there are more than one side to our first disagreement, but again think this latter issue is diffferent. Not out to argue and argue on this latter point. Just my sincere advice. Your call obviously.
My apologies again for raising my voice on the call with you. Feel bad about that and truly apologize.
Gene
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From Woodward to Sperling on Feb. 23, 2013
Gene: You do not ever have to apologize to me. You get wound up because you are making your points and you believe them. This is all part of a serious discussion. I for one welcome a little heat; there should more given the importance. I also welcome your personal advice. I am listening. I know you lived all this. My partial advantage is that I talked extensively with all involved. I am traveling and will try to reach you after 3 pm today.
Best, Bob
__________
http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/exclusi...
**********
So, if you think of that exchange as any kind of threat, you are as moronic as Hannity, and you should have your own FOXLIES show.
Why do you consistently post that ANYONE who tries to expose the truth got it from Fox. If so, why don't you watch Fox if it is the only source of both sides of a story? You must be Union and have your hand firmly in your neighbors pocket.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#10 Feb 28, 2013
Roger Edgar wrote:
<quoted text>
Why do you consistently post that ANYONE who tries to expose the truth got it from Fox. If so, why don't you watch Fox if it is the only source of both sides of a story? You must be Union and have your hand firmly in your neighbors pocket.
If your 'truth' is actually a lie, it probably came from FOXLIES, directly or indirectly.
OMG

Greeley, CO

#11 Feb 28, 2013
Mr_Bill wrote:
All you FOXLIES robot assholes, Get real news, not your moronic FOXLIES.
This is just exactly why you are so, so stupid, and always so, so wrong.
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From Gene Sperling to Bob Woodward on Feb. 22, 2013
Bob:
I apologize for raising my voice in our conversation today. My bad. I do understand your problems with a couple of our statements in the fall — but feel on the other hand that you focus on a few specific trees that gives a very wrong perception of the forest. But perhaps we will just not see eye to eye here.
But I do truly believe you should rethink your comment about saying saying that Potus asking for revenues is moving the goal post. I know you may not believe this, but as a friend, I think you will regret staking out that claim. The idea that the sequester was to force both sides to go back to try at a big or grand barain with a mix of entitlements and revenues (even if there were serious disagreements on composition) was part of the DNA of the thing from the start. It was an accepted part of the understanding — from the start. Really. It was assumed by the Rs on the Supercommittee that came right after: it was assumed in the November-December 2012 negotiations.
There may have been big disagreements over rates and ratios — but that it was supposed to be replaced by entitlements and revenues of some form is not controversial.(Indeed, the discretionary savings amount from the Boehner-Obama negotiations were locked in in BCA: the sequester was just designed to force all back to table on entitlements and revenues.)
I agree there are more than one side to our first disagreement, but again think this latter issue is diffferent. Not out to argue and argue on this latter point. Just my sincere advice. Your call obviously.
My apologies again for raising my voice on the call with you. Feel bad about that and truly apologize.
Gene
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From Woodward to Sperling on Feb. 23, 2013
Gene: You do not ever have to apologize to me. You get wound up because you are making your points and you believe them. This is all part of a serious discussion. I for one welcome a little heat; there should more given the importance. I also welcome your personal advice. I am listening. I know you lived all this. My partial advantage is that I talked extensively with all involved. I am traveling and will try to reach you after 3 pm today.
Best, Bob
__________
http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/exclusi...
**********
So, if you think of that exchange as any kind of threat, you are as moronic as Hannity, and you should have your own FOXLIES show.
Read the emails! Who apologized to who? Woodward was the injured party and the email makes that clear. Obviously the White House thugs are not going to put their threats into an email. That was done during their verbal exchange. Nothing in the emails contradicts that. In fact, it tends to confirm that Woodward got an undeserved dressing down in harsh language just for telling the truth.

Woodward is hardly a liberal nor is he Fox news. Finally some honest liberals are getting tired of Obama's lies, tricks and threats. It's about time.
Who

Grand Rapids, MI

#12 Feb 28, 2013
And liberals wonder why we compare Obama Bin Lyin to Hitler?

Could it be because he's using the same tactics?
NObama

Bellefontaine, OH

#13 Feb 28, 2013
Former Clinton aide, columnist Lanny Davis joins Woodward in claiming White House threat.

Another member of the Washington political media stepped forward Thursday to claim he was threatened by the Obama White House, shortly after the White House denied reports that an adviser threatened famed Watergate journalist Bob Woodward.

The latest claim comes from Lanny Davis, who served as counsel to former President Bill Clinton and later went on to write a column for The Washington Times. In a radio interview on WMAL, Davis said that a "senior Obama White House official" once called his editor at the Times and said that if the paper continued to run his columns, "his reporters would lose their credentials."

Davis said he "couldn't imagine why this call was made" since he's an Obama supporter.

But he called the alleged threat "unfortunate."

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/02/28/wh...

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/02/28/wh...
OMG

Greeley, CO

#14 Feb 28, 2013
Obama's little web of lies and deceit is beginning to collapse. The REAL journalist are tiring of carrying his water for him. They are beginning to speak out about his threats and deceptions. Finally!

Now if only someone in government would expose the truth about Benghazi and Fast & Furious.
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Sheik Yerbouti

Southampton, PA

#16 Feb 28, 2013
I'm not that worried about Woodward. After all he survived threats from the best-Nixon!
Robert

Douglasville, GA

#17 Feb 28, 2013
Mr_Bill wrote:
All you FOXLIES robot assholes, Get real news, not your moronic FOXLIES.
This is just exactly why you are so, so stupid, and always so, so wrong.
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I don't even have cable so I don't see what this fox stuff has to do with any of this, what I do know is that the words, you will regret this in a e mail from the white house to a reporter about a story is improper in any context. It is a threat if not direct veiled.(oh i did not mean it that way does not cut it)

And what I do know is that Obama's claim that "The sequester is not something that I’ve proposed... It is something that Congress has proposed." is a bunch of lying BS. Obama personally approved the plan on July 27, 2011, as part of a deal to raise the debt limit and Bob Woodward called him on it. Administration officials initially objected to Woodward's characterization of events then White House press secretray Jay Carney later stated that the sequester "was an idea that the White House put forward".

Woodward also reported that since the 2011 sequestration deal had involved an agreement by the Obama administration that the sequestration would include no tax increases, Obama's later demand that the sequestration be replaced with a package that included tax increases amounted to "moving the goal posts".

Woodward himself said in a CNN interview that the White House had threatened him to try to prevent him from publishing the story so you can hardly characterize it as some kind of Fox delusions.
and thats the way it is

United States

#18 Feb 28, 2013
at one time it was government , by,for and of the people... today ,it PEOPLE OF ,BY AND FOR THE GOVERNMENT... and dont tell me you dont see it...
Catchup

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#19 Feb 28, 2013
Jeff Brightone wrote:
Thanks the Lord for the great American honest and patriotic reporter Bob Woodward. Bob is one of the best American reporters who stands up to tell the truth about the Obama regime at time when the liberal media led by AP, NY Times and Washington Post are re-writing and twisting the news to show the brighter colors of the president although they telling lies. The American people deserve reporters that do not lie and who tell the truth to the American people regardless if it good news or bad news for Obama and his regime of forty Maoist czars. America under the socialistic dictator Obama with Mozlem Brother agenda of the Caliphate brought to America the foreign culture of sold out deceitful media that manufacture news to appease the all mighty dictator regardless if he lies to the American people. It is time for GOP Senators and Congressmen to stand up to the liberal media lies rather than cave-in to the NY Times as John McCain does to become the darling of the media. America is falling down a steep slope to dictatorship Putin style which undermines that American constitution.
watergay on boarding!!! ;-000
Catchup

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#20 Feb 28, 2013
Mr_Bill wrote:
<quoted text>
If your 'truth' is actually a lie, it probably came from FOXLIES, directly or indirectly.
Dr. Bill_phd! Nixon part: second!! ;-000
Catchup

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#21 Feb 28, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
I'm not that worried about Woodward. After all he survived threats from the best-Nixon!
worries!!! ;-00000
Catchup

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#22 Feb 28, 2013
Dr. Bill_phd! Bob Burns still with Deng?!;-000

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