Friday, June 17, 2005

GOP to Dems: Denounce Durbin Remarks


WASHINGTON — GOP leaders called on their Democratic counterparts Friday to denounce the comments of Sen. Dick Durbin, who earlier this week blasted the Guantanamo detainee camp.

House Republicans sent House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (search) a letter asking her to publicly condemn the No. 2 Senate Democrat's comments.

"Does the speech made by Senator Durbin also reflect your views as the House Democratic Leader? If not, we respectfully request that you publicly renounce Senator Durbin's comments. These sorts of irresponsible comments send the wrong message to our soldiers," stated the letter signed by House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, House Majority Leader Tom DeLay and three other GOP leaders.


has a pdf of the actual memo.

I'm sure Nancy (never blinks) Pelosi will get around to answering this by ohhhhhhhh next month sometime. After the heat has died off.

No wait, I bet she responds to this the day the new Abu Ghraib prison pictures are released so she can point to those as "proof" and rip that wound open all over again.

[That's going to be a whole new shit-storm. And yes, it was a Clinton Judge the ruled the pics be released.

What the hell ever happened to "for reasons of national security" & "Loose lips sink ships"? ]