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Huelskamp slams Obama, Clinton in 140 characters


U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler, is attracting some national media attention for a tweet he wrote yesterday that slams both Presidents Obama and Clinton.

After a House Republican meeting on immigration reform, Huelskamp tweeted: "Most House Rs agree w/ most Senate Rs and Americans. Trusting Obama w/ border security is like trusting Bill Clinton w/ your daughter."

Later on NBC News he described the remark as "offhand" but repeated it.

In June, Politico reported that Huelskamp used a variation of the line, saying, “The idea of letting this administration define border security is like letting Bill Clinton define sexual relations.”


yourworstnightmare 4 years, 11 months ago

Way to keep it classy, Representative Huelskamp.

Leslie Swearingen 4 years, 11 months ago

Whoa, sound like someone is stuck on a theme. Needs to get his mind on another topic.

question4u 4 years, 11 months ago

Wow, playground humor. That really makes Kansas look good. On the other hand, it's not as though anyone thought that Kansas was a center for higher thought anyway.

MarcoPogo 4 years, 11 months ago

Trusting Obama w/ border security is like trusting Bob Schumm with BBQ.

Andrew Dufour 4 years, 11 months ago

southern, funny or not it's not something that should be stated by a politician to the public. That's a joke you make behind closed doors to friends, it's unbecoming of the office he holds. Whether you hate Obama/Clinton or not, there are things that you don't say as a professional.

1southernjayhawk 4 years, 11 months ago

I really think that if more had been said about Obama a long time ago we wouldn't be stuck with the guy now. I think its well past time to be worried about whether something said is pc or not. We are in real trouble with this guy Obama and he would have us continue down the same road at an accelerating pace. As for Clinton, he is the world's joke now as everybody sees him for who and what he is.

jimmyjms 4 years, 11 months ago

Are you high? The economy was jamming and unemployment was low under Clinton. I could care less what the guy does in his private life. You do remember the Bush years, right? 9/11, a ridiculous war of choice for no reason, disastrous domestic and foreign policy....

JayhawkFan1985 4 years, 11 months ago

Southern what else could have been said by Fox News and the GOP machine? They told more lies about him than anyone else in history. You're a big part of the problem with politics in this country...you're uninformed, uncompromising, uninspired and unrepresentative of how the majority in this country think and feel about politics. You're also on the losing side so get over it.

Terry Sexton 4 years, 11 months ago

When can I trust the electorate to replace the funny man Huekskamp?

Lefty54 4 years, 11 months ago

Little Timmy needs some new material. This is the same hypocrite that slams government spending while "Huelskamp Farms" has reeled in hundreds of thousands of dollars in farm subsidies. Nobody cares what Little Timmy says about anything.

Dick Sengpiehl 4 years, 11 months ago

Huelskamp is a Joke. Surely Kansans in the 1st district will vote this guy out of office. If not, western Kansas is a joke too.

John Kyle 4 years, 11 months ago

But border security and deportations are up under Obama, so in addition to being a classless act, it is also a lie.

Thomas Bryce Jr. 4 years, 11 months ago

I still think he is bitter about being removed from the House Budget and Agriculture committee.

Lefty54 4 years, 11 months ago

forealizies is correct. Huelskamp Farms in Fowler, Kansas is rolling in government money. He is a hypocrite of the highest order.

JayhawkFan1985 4 years, 11 months ago

Voting for huelscamp is like hitting yourself in the head with a claw hammer...

seebarginn 4 years, 11 months ago

I'm not worried about what "Tiny" Tim tweets about the President and Bill Clinton. They can take care of themselves and they've stood up to worse from much better people.

No, junior high-level, 140 character slams don't rattle me. Timmy stinks because of what he does to working class and poor people 24/7, 365 days a year.

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