Browsing All posts tagged under »Benghazi Hearings«

Benghazi Attack Meant To “Take Out” U.S. Control Of Arms Shipments?

October 26, 2015 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ A recently-released and heavily redacted copy of a Sept. 12, 2012, Defense Intelligence Agency memo to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, the White House National Security Council and the Joint Chiefs of Staff said “the attack was planned 10 or more days prior on approximately […]

Clinton And News Media Treat Trey Gowdy Like A ‘Bimbo Eruption’

October 23, 2015 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. ~ “Hillary Clinton is benefiting from an in-house propaganda machine coupled with a news media that would greatly impress Reich Minister Joseph Goebbels, who ran both propaganda and entertainment media in order to further [Adolf] Hitler’s agenda… As Thursday’s long-anticipated appearance of Hillary Clinton before the House Select Committee on Benghazi draws near, the […]

Why Won’t The Benghazi Committee Compel Hillary To Testify?

April 2, 2015 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ As one who was very pleased by the selection of Representative Trey Gowdy (R., S.C.) to chair the Benghazi Select Committee, I hate to seem like I’m haranguing him (see, e.g., here and here; but see also here). His investigative decisions, however, continue to be baffling. The latest development in the Hillary Clinton e-mail saga […]

How The Cairo Video Became The Benghazi Video

May 10, 2014 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ In his now infamous September 14, 2012 email, Benjamin Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, had it exactly backwards. The September 11, 2012 attacks on the Cairo embassy and the Benghazi consulate were rooted in a broad failure of policy, not an internet video, which was […]

The Benghazi Select Committee Has Been Established. Why That’s A Good Thing.

May 10, 2014 by

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By Helle Dale ~ On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted, 232-186, to establish an investigative Select Committee on Benghazi. The committee, which will consist of seven Republicans and five Democrats, is a welcome if overdue step toward getting to the truth about the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2012, which left four Americans […]

Was The Benghazi Video Story The Brainchild Of Hillary Clinton?

May 4, 2014 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton had a vested interest in lying about Benghazi and permanently concealing the truth, Obama to ensure his reelection prospects in 2012 and Hillary to protect hers for 2016. It is noteworthy, however, that Hillary Clinton was the first administration official to associate the video […]

‘The Point Is We Should Have Tried’—Brigadier General On Failure To Rescue Americans In Benghazi

May 2, 2014 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Dominos are falling in the Benghazi cover-up. Today, explosive and emotional testimony from Brig. Gen. Robert Lovell (Ret.), former Intelligence Director of U.S. Africa Command, rocked the House Government Oversight Committee. Lowell held his post at the time of the Benghazi attack, which fell into his area of command. From the […]

NBC, CBS Ignore Congressional Hearing On Benghazi; ABC Gives It Only 46 Seconds

May 2, 2014 by

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By Matt Hadro ~ On Thursday evening, ABC was the only broadcast network to cover the day’s Congressional hearing on the Benghazi attacks. Both CBS and NBC ignored the hearing. ABC only covered the story for 46 seconds; they gave twice that amount of coverage to the U.S. Olympic speedskating suits. The World News quoted […]

Benghazi Outrage: Who Made The Erroneous Talking Points Rice Used?

March 1, 2014 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Senators took to the floor Thursday to express their continued outrage over Benghazi. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AR) blasted the administration for misleading the American people, and threatened to re-open the Benghazi investigation. The immediate cause was the appearance by National Security Advisor Susan Rice on […]

House Comprehensive Benghazi Report Faults Lack Of Planning And Military Resources

February 15, 2014 by

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By Helle Dale ~ The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations this week released a comprehensive interim report on the military response—or lack thereof—to the Benghazi attack. As it was composed by the majority staff at the behest of subcommittee chairman Buck McKeon (R–CA) and other Republican members, it is probably fair to […]

Why Did the Benghazi Story Change?

January 18, 2014 by

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By Amy Payne ~ The truth about the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, is finally coming out. An explosive intelligence report made public this week revealed that officials knew it was a terrorist attack that killed four Americans on September 11, 2012—and they knew right away. It also revealed that the lapse in security was […]

Interview: Bachmann Says Obama Was AWOL During Benghazi

January 16, 2014 by

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By Rob Bluey ~ Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN), one of the most vocal critics of the Obama administration’s handling of the Benghazi terrorist attack, told The Foundry that she was misled in the aftermath of attack and still lacks key details of President Obama’s response. “It appears he was AWOL,” Bachmann said. In an exclusive […]

Re-Writing Benghazi For Political Purposes

January 3, 2014 by

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By Frank Salvato ~ In typical Progressive fashion, the New York Times set itself to re-writing the events of al Qaeda’s 2012 attack on the US embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya; an attack that took the lives of four Americans, including a US ambassador. At any other point in the history of our country, the […]

Congressman: Benghazi Attackers Knew Location Of Ambassador’s Safe Room

November 16, 2013 by

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By Pamela Geller ~ “…… it was a very, very military type of operation they had knowledge of almost everything in the compound,” Young explained. “They knew where the gasoline was, they knew where the generators were, they knew where the safe room was, they knew more than they should have about that compound.” So the […]

Benghazi Eyewitnesses To Testify On Capitol Hill

November 9, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Three more eyewitnesses to the Benghazi terrorist attack on September 11, 2012, will finally have the opportunity to speak to Members of Congress next week. Without increasing insistence from the Hill, it is highly unlikely that their accounts would ever be heard. From day one, the Obama White House has been […]

Progressives, Dems Slap The Faces Of Benghazi Dead

September 24, 2013 by

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By Frank Salvato ~ In a move that illustrates why the overwhelming majority of American’s have grown to despise partisan politics – and come to be understandably offended by the actions of the Left, Progressives and Democrats on the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee executed – under the guise of protest – one of […]

“Pure Hell”: The Pain Of Benghazi

September 22, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ This week’s testimony by family members of the Benghazi victims in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s hearings was nothing short of gut-wrenching. After more than a year, the families still don’t known in any detail what happened to their sons during the night of the terrorist attack in Benghazi […]

Benghazi: State Department Accountability Under Scrutiny

September 20, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Wednesday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) held the first in a series of three important Benghazi hearings. This week the focus is the actions—or lack thereof—of the U.S. government as we pass the first anniversary of the terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi. “Benghazi: Where Is the […]

Riding High In April, Shot Down In May

May 21, 2013 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ Somebody in our high command let two former Navy SEALs die fighting off 80 radical Muslims. They fought bravely for seven hours and they could have been saved, but someone made a political decision that they should be left to die. Was that our commander-in-chief? Looks to me that it was, […]

Obama’s Emptiest Benghazi Talking Point

May 19, 2013 by

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By Michelle Malkin ~ On Sept. 12, 2012, President Barack Obama vowed to “bring to justice” the perpetrators of the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya. On Oct. 26, 2012, Obama said his “biggest priority” was bringing the “folks” in Libya responsible for murdering four Americans to “justice.” Tick, tock, tick, tock. While White House press […]

It’s On!!

May 17, 2013 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to USA Today: With IRS, Benghazi and AP, is Obama under siege? 6:34 p.m. EDT May 13, 2013 WASHINGTON— “President Obama found himself in the unusual position on Monday of echoing GOP outrage over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted Tea Party groups, while slamming his adversaries for […]

Benghazi Exposes Failures Of Obama Doctrine

May 16, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ President Obama’s aggressive response to legitimate questions about Benghazi at his news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron—calling these important investigations a “sideshow” and a “political circus”—exposed an Administration with little substantive argument on its side. U.S. foreign policy is in shambles, and the Obama Doctrine lies at the heart […]

Obama Dismisses Benghazi Investigations As “Side Show”

May 15, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ President Obama yesterday dismissed the House investigations into the Benghazi debacle as a political “side show.” In a news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, the President complained testily that nothing new had been uncovered in last week’s hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. “The whole issue […]

Benghazi: Progressives Rewrite History In Real Time

May 11, 2013 by

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By Frank Salvato ~ If there was ever a moment in time when the American people could collectively glean knowledge from a “teachable moment,” the Obama Administration’s handling of the al Qaeda-related attacks on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya is surely one. From the moment the public became aware of what can only be […]