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August 05, 2013

Drop the Hillary Clinton projects, GOP chairman warns, or no primary debates

Go ahead with your HIllary Clinton projects, the Republican party chairman warned Monday, and we won't cooperate in your efforts to hold primary debates.

NBC and CNN have announced they're developing programs focusing on the life of the former Secretary of State and First Lady. Clinton is considered as a leading contender for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.

Monday, Republican Chairman Reince Priebus sent a letter to Robert Greenblatt, Chairman of NBC Entertainment, and Jeff Zucker, President of CNN Worldwide, urging them to cancel the projects.

If the produtions proceed and are not cancelled prior to the start of the Republican summer meeting, which begins August 14, Priebus vowed to seek a vote of the Republican National Committee to bar the RNC from joining with those networks in 2016 primary debates or sanctioning debates they sponsor.
 
“It’s appalling to know executives at major networks like NBC and CNN who have donated to Democrats and Hillary Clinton have taken it upon themselves to be Hillary Clinton’s campaign operatives,” Priebus wrote.

“Their actions to promote Secretary Clinton are disturbing and disappointing. I hope Americans will question the credibility of these networks and that NBC and CNN will reconsider their partisan actions and cancel these political ads masked as unbiased entertainment. If they have not agreed to pull this programming prior to the start of the RNC’s Summer Meeting on August 14, I will seek a binding vote stating that the RNC will neither partner with these networks in 2016 primary debates nor sanction primary debates they sponsor.”
 

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ypochris

Citizen's United cuts both ways. The SCOTUS has ruled that political ads hidden behind a thin veneer of being a "documentary" are perfectly legal. Remember, you did it first, then took the case to the Supreme Court so your bought and paid for judges could legislate from the bench. Don't cry to us when it blows up in your face.

elizabeth allen

So the repukes will take their marbles and go home. Go, it will be a pleasure not to listen to your PLANK of taking America down to a 3rd world nation. You got no shot repuke, the whole country knows your nothing but corporation supporters, who want a nanny state run by the corporation, for the corporation, while we the people are without a constitution or bill of rights.

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