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nice Tata(s)?!....Senate cancels confirmation hearing for Anthony Tata, Trump's pentagon pick.......
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: July 30, 2020 11:10AM
.....Trump's nominee to be defense under secretary for policy.......not so nice Tata(s).....called Obama a terrorist....military career ended when it was discovered that he had extramarital affairs......


Senate cancels hearing for Anthony Tata, Trump's Pentagon pick who called Obama a terrorist

.....The Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday abruptly canceled the confirmation hearing for retired Brig. Gen. Anthony Tata, a controversial pick to be the No. 3 official at the Pentagon.

The move raises questions on whether Tony Tata's comments on former President Barack Obama and other personal issues have scuttled his chances to become the undersecretary for policy at the Pentagon.

Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., who chairs the Armed Services Committee, announced the cancellation of the hearing less than half an hour before it was schedule to begin.

"There are many Democrats and Republicans who didn’t know enough about Anthony Tata to consider him for a very significant position at this time,” Inhofe said in a statement. “We didn’t get the required documentation in time; some documents, which we normally get before a hearing, didn’t arrive until yesterday. As I told the president last night, we’re simply out of time with the August recess coming, so it wouldn’t serve any useful purpose to have a hearing at this point, and he agreed.”

Trump has nominated Tata for the policy post. Tata, a novelist (as A.J. Tata) and Fox News commentator, once called former President Barack Obama a “terrorist leader.” Tata’s military career ended after investigators determined he'd had extramarital affairs, a crime in the military justice system.

The Pentagon referred questions to the White House about whether Trump has pulled Tata’s nomination for consideration.

Sen. Jack Reed, the top Democrat on the committee, said members of both parties had raised "serious questions about this nominee."

“Chairman Inhofe did the right thing here, and it’s clear this nomination isn’t going anywhere without a full, fair, open hearing,” Reed said.

In February, Defense Secretary Mark Esper forced John Rood from the No. 3 job by seeking his resignation. Rood had been involved in the controversial $250 million military aid deal to Ukraine that resulted in President Trump's impeachment by the House. In his resignation letter, Rood noted that Esper had asked for his resignation on Trump's behalf.

Rood had certified that Ukraine had met anti-corruption requirements, deeming it eligible to receive the assistance. That certification came before Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelensky, during which he sought an investigation into Joe Biden, his political rival.



take a look at these.......Tata(s)......?!



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Re: nice Tata(s)?!....Senate cancels confirmation hearing for Anthony Tata, Trump's pentagon pick.......
Posted by: cbelt3
Date: July 30, 2020 11:14AM
That's a VERY interesting sign. The Senate that refused to properly try Trump for his clear high crimes and treason now refuses to even talk about a candidate who is equally toxic as the President.

Republican Senators see the spray painting on the wall and are trying to save themselves.
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Re: nice Tata(s)?!....Senate cancels confirmation hearing for Anthony Tata, Trump's pentagon pick.......
Posted by: Speedy
Date: July 30, 2020 12:12PM
Nah, they just want to have the hearing on a day when the senators can get more time on the TV. Lots of viewers will want to hear about his extramarital affairs.



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Re: nice Tata(s)?!....Senate cancels confirmation hearing for Anthony Tata, Trump's pentagon pick.......
Posted by: deckeda
Date: July 30, 2020 12:40PM
I liked how the two former colleagues wrote an op-ed letting everyone know he’s not racist, a concern not really at issue.

"There are many Democrats and Republicans who didn’t know enough about Anthony Tata to consider him for a very significant position at this time,” Inhofe said in a statement.”

I think he meant to say they DID get the required info, and acted accordingly. Dang, Republicans even lie to each other with ease.
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Re: nice Tata(s)?!....Senate cancels confirmation hearing for Anthony Tata, Trump's pentagon pick.......
Posted by: sekker
Date: July 30, 2020 01:18PM
'Only the best.'
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Re: nice Tata(s)?!....Senate cancels confirmation hearing for Anthony Tata, Trump's pentagon pick.......
Posted by: GGD
Date: July 30, 2020 02:11PM
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sekker
'Only the best.'

I'm sure the Obama terrorist accusation and the affair were viewed as pluses when 45 was reviewing candidates. In his mind this was "the best".
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