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Friday, May 28, 2010

Liars Club

Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) confirmed Friday that former President Bill Clinton approached him on behalf of White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, raising the prospect of Sestak joining a presidential advisory board and staying out of the Senate primary with Sen. Arlen Specter. Clinton “said that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel had spoken with him about my being on a presidential board while remaining in the House of Representatives. I said no,” Sestak said in a statement.

They Should Be Forced To Share A Prison Cell

Breaking News Alert
The New York Times
Fri, May 28, 2010 -- 10:24 AM ET

White House Used Bill Clinton to Ask Sestak to Drop Out of Race

President Obama's chief of staff used former President Bill
Clinton as an intermediary to see if Representative Joe
Sestak would drop out of a Senate primary if given a
prominent, but unpaid, advisory position, people briefed on
the matter said Friday.

Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff, asked Mr.
Clinton to explore the possibilities last summer, according
to the briefed individuals, who insisted on anonymity to
discuss the politically charged situation. Mr. Sestak said no
and went on to win last week's Pennsylvania Democratic
primary against Senator Arlen Specter.

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