May 2, 2011 Archives

May 2, 2011 Archives

Hersh, Olbermann Called Bin Laden SEAL Team "Assassination Ring" In 2009

In 2009, Seymour Hersh claimed the special operations group that took down Osama bin Laden on May 1 was Cheney's "secret assassination ring.": "After 9/11, I ha

Imam Rauf: Muslims "Have Been The Major Victims" Of Bin Laden

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf says "we're seeing the end of a chapter of terrorism" with the death of Osama bin Laden. Imam Rauf is associated with the controversial "Ground Zero mosque."

Cheney: "Obama Deserves Credit" For Bin Laden Death; U.S. Safer

"It started in the Clinton administration, was carried forward -- very aggressively -- in the Bush administration and now the Obama administration with the results we're all very pleased to see today," former Vice President Dick Cheney said.



Rep. Peter King on O'Reilly: Waterboarding Led Us To Bin Laden

Congressman Peter King (R-NY) says waterboarding terrorists helped lead us to Osama bin Laden.

Barney Frank To Cantor: Stop Politicizing Bin Laden Death

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) says House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is politicizing the death of Osama bin Laden by thanking President Bush, as well as President Obama. "If Bush had gotten Osama after Clinton had failed do you think Cantor would have given Clinton credit and said: 'Oh good. Bush got Osama bin Laden, he showed the same vigilance as B

Lieberman Warns Of Possible "Lone Wolf" Revenge Attack

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) on the potential retaliation by a "lone wolf" terrorist to the death of Osama bin Laden.



Politico: Bin Laden Death Is Obama's "Mission Accomplished" Moment

"This is a very authentic mission accomplished moment," Politico's John Harris told MSNBC on Monday.

Inside Osama Bin Laden's Lair

ABC News obtains exclusive footage inside Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad compound.

Gov. Christie On The Death Of Osama bin Laden: Commends Obama

Governor Chris Christie spoke about the death of Osama bin Laden at a press conference at the State House on Monday, May 2, 2011. "I don’t think there’s any doubt in anybody’s mind that the President would get up last night and tell the world that Osama bin Laden’s dead unless Osama bin Laden’s dead. And so, I have complete confidence



Rush: Obama Finished Job Bush And Cheney Started 10 Years Ago

Rush Limbaugh gives "credit" to President Obama for being Commander-in-Chief of the operation that led to the demise of Osama bin Laden.

US Naval Academy's Commandant's Speech After Bin Laden's Death

The USNA 'Dant' CAPT Clark addresses the brigade from his porch after Osama Bin Laden's death.

Rumsfeld On Bush: Obama Should "Give Credit Where Credit's Due"

"The fact that he is dead--as opposed to captured and in custody--is a good thing. The complications of what you do with him, how you retain him, detain him, and then the question of where do you interrogate him--the complications would have been enormous, particularly for this administration which seems to agonize over each of those questions in a



Boehner Commends Obama And Bush For Bin Laden Death

"I want to thank all of those involved in the intelligence community for their tireless perseverance that led to this. I also want to commend President Obama and Bush for all of their efforts to bring Osama bin Laden to justice," Speaker John Boehner said this afternoon.

Barbara Walters: I'd "Hate To Be A Republican" Running Against Obama

"I would hate now to be a Republican candidate thinking of running," Barbara Walters said on "The View" this morning. "Skip the next election," Joy Behar chimed in. Elisabeth Hasselbeck says she will not join in on the politicization of Osama bin Laden's death.

Dem Congressman: This Is "Mission Accomplished Moment" Bush "Fantasized" About

Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY) says the death of Osama bin Laden puts President Obama in a "political position that makes him the Commander-in-Chief of an almost flawless mission of monumental proportion that have unbelievable ramifications."

Clinton: "The Fight Continues And We Will Never Waver"

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton comments on Osama bin Laden's death.

Reid: Bin Laden's Death Sends Message To Terrorists

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid comments on the death of Osama bin Laden. Reid says the timetable for withdrawal in Afghanistan is still on.

Rumsfeld: Intelligence On Bin Laden May Have Come From Gitmo

"The key is the fact that the Bush administration and Obama administration put pressure on terrorists, which led to intelligence to capture him," former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said.

Krauthammer: Bin Laden Death Shows "Reach, Power And Efficiency" Of US

"This tells the world that it could take a decade. You could be hiding anywhere in the world, we will stay on the trail, we will find you and we will kill you," syndicated columnist Charlies Krauthammer said about the death of Osama bin Laden.

CNN: Osama Bin Laden Has Been "Buried At Sea"

CNN is reporting Osama bin Laden's body has been disposed of at sea. "No details on how and why that was done. One could speculate that one reason might have been that anybody who wanted to be able to find that body would not be able to do so," CNN reported.


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