So … the senate majority leader is angry that Lieberman (an ‘Independent’, formerly a ‘democrat’) supported McCain instead of Obama, so he wants to pull Lieberman from his position as chairman of the Homeland Security committee and put him on something that has a low profile instead.
so he wants to pull this guy off a committee he is doing a perfectly good job heading, and hide him away somewhere else because he doesn’t follow the party lines of the Senate leader?
Harry Reid is a freaking communist. jerk head.
Reid: Lieberman did something ‘improper’
Posted: 08:10 PM ET
(CNN) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made clear Friday he’s not happy with Joe Lieberman over the onetime Democrat’s avid support of John McCain’s White House bid, but told CNN the Connecticut independent has a strong record of voting with the Democrats.
“Joe Lieberman has done something that I think was improper, wrong, and I’d like if we weren’t on television, I’d use a stronger word of describing what he did,” Reid told CNN’s John King. “But Joe Lieberman votes with me a lot more than a lot of my senators. He didn’t support us on military stuff and he didn’t support us on Iraq stuff. You look at his record, it’s pretty good.”
Sources tell CNN Reid wants to strip Lieberman of his Homeland Security Committee chairmanship and offer him the chairmanship of a less high-profile committee. Lieberman reportedly called the proposal “not acceptable.”