Waxman:Aiming in the Wrong Direction

Talk about aiming your fire at your own troops! Congressman Waxman attacks the Justice Department for a claim made not by the Administration, but rather by the leftwing Nation (undoubtedly helped by Soros' minions who are working to undercut AIPAC):

A top congressional Democrat called on the Justice Department to publicize what it knows about an investigation into relations between AIPAC and a Jewish congresswoman.

Rep. Henry Waxman (D—Calif.), the ranking member of the U.S. House of Representatives Government Reform Committee, said in the letter sent Thursday that allegations of improper relations between Rep. Jane Harman (D—Calif.) and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee seem "absurd."

Reports have alleged that AIPAC lobbied Democrats to keep Harman in her Intelligence Committee leadership position in exchange for Harman‚£ôs favorable treatment of classified information charges against two former AIPAC staffers.

"The Intelligence Committee has no jurisdiction over a Justice Department prosecution of AIPAC employees, and it is unlikely that she, as a Democrat, could tell this Republican administration what to do on this matter," Waxman wrote.

He suggested the department was retaliating for Harman's tough criticism of its zeal in prosecuting leaks. Waxman and Harman are both Jewish.

He's right that the charge is bunk though blaming the Department of Justice for the left's assault on Harman is preposterous.

Clarice Feldman   10 27 06

Talk about aiming your fire at your own troops! Congressman Waxman attacks the Justice Department for a claim made not by the Administration, but rather by the leftwing Nation (undoubtedly helped by Soros' minions who are working to undercut AIPAC):

A top congressional Democrat called on the Justice Department to publicize what it knows about an investigation into relations between AIPAC and a Jewish congresswoman.

Rep. Henry Waxman (D—Calif.), the ranking member of the U.S. House of Representatives Government Reform Committee, said in the letter sent Thursday that allegations of improper relations between Rep. Jane Harman (D—Calif.) and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee seem "absurd."

Reports have alleged that AIPAC lobbied Democrats to keep Harman in her Intelligence Committee leadership position in exchange for Harman‚£ôs favorable treatment of classified information charges against two former AIPAC staffers.

"The Intelligence Committee has no jurisdiction over a Justice Department prosecution of AIPAC employees, and it is unlikely that she, as a Democrat, could tell this Republican administration what to do on this matter," Waxman wrote.

He suggested the department was retaliating for Harman's tough criticism of its zeal in prosecuting leaks. Waxman and Harman are both Jewish.

He's right that the charge is bunk though blaming the Department of Justice for the left's assault on Harman is preposterous.

Clarice Feldman   10 27 06