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ABC: The Benghazi Drip-Drip-Drip
ABC - Political Punch Blog ^ | November 1, 2012 | Jake Trapper

Posted on 11/01/2012 1:41:00 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

As he left his Marine One helicopter Wednesday evening and walked to the residence of the White House, President Obama did not respond to a question shouted out by ABC News’s Mary Bruce about when he would begin to provide answers to the numerous questions building up about what exactly what went wrong in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012.

The president smiled and continued walking.

Perhaps he couldn’t hear the question over the din of the chopper’s blades, but either way the smile and wave – almost Reagan-esque in style – underline the apparent strategy the president specifically and his administration in general have seemed to adopt when it comes to the myriad inquiries about the decisions that led to the deaths of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens: they are deferring detailed answers to the investigation and – critics say –running out the clock until Election Day.

As of now, the White House has disclosed that President Obama was informed about the attack on the diplomatic outpost in Benghazi at roughly 5pm by his National Security Adviser Tom Donilon as he was in a pre-scheduled meeting with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey. At that meeting, senior administration officials say, the President ordered that the U.S. begin moving military assets into the region to prepare for a range of contingencies.

But beyond that, the White House has punted, saying the Accountability Review Board established by the State Department is investigating the matter and what went wrong. No detailed tick-tock, no information about the president’s involvement in decision-making. In addition, they’re preparing for a closed-door hearing of the Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence on November 15.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: benghazi; embassymurders; mediacoverup; middleeast; shadowwars; threatmatrix

1 posted on 11/01/2012 1:41:03 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Mary Bruce will be fired by ABC, and get a letter from the IRS.

The One heard the question. He is choosing to ignore it until after the election. If he is elected, anyone in his administration who didn’t repeat the party line will be fired and audited. If he loses, we can hope the House will vote to impeach him.


2 posted on 11/01/2012 1:47:47 PM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Barry will supply the answers at his impeachment trial. Right now he’s too busy lawyering up.


3 posted on 11/01/2012 1:48:00 PM PDT by NeverForgetBataan (I am become Barry... destroyer of wealth)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Well, I’m thinking ABC/Jake Tapper isn’t one of the mainstream media outlets with that bombshell ‘stand down’ email that is supposedly out there and being withheld.


4 posted on 11/01/2012 1:48:34 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I'm shocked that ABC is even acknowledging that anything happened in Benghazi. Little Georgie Stephanopolous must be apoplectic!
5 posted on 11/01/2012 1:49:02 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ( For AMERICA's sake: Vote for the Mormon, NOT the muslim; The Capitalist, NOT the Communist! FUBO!)
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To: MissMagnolia

I am going with NBC/MSNBC and CNN.


6 posted on 11/01/2012 1:50:30 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: NeverForgetBataan

“Barry will supply the answers at his impeachment trial. Right now he’s too busy lawyering up.”

Yeah. It takes some work to learn how to say “I don’t recall.”


7 posted on 11/01/2012 1:51:29 PM PDT by FryingPan101 (2016 looms)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Ok, thank you ABC. May they now hound him, everywhere he goes....


8 posted on 11/01/2012 1:52:17 PM PDT by Professional
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To: The Sons of Liberty

A blog on their website. They won’t broadcast anything before the election


9 posted on 11/01/2012 1:54:12 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I don't care much for Tapper, but you got to respect his reporting integrity. At least he has some, unlike the majority of his colleagues.

It's great that Tapper and Mary Bruce from ABC are pursuing this, but how about seeing stuff like this actually get extended coverage on World News Tonight and not just schlepped off to some political blog.

10 posted on 11/01/2012 1:54:29 PM PDT by Obadiah (The corrupt MSM is the enemy of the American people.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Tapper and Bruce must have polling internals showing Obama is gonna get creamed. Either that or they have made provision to move out of the country someplace beyond the reach of IRS auditors.


11 posted on 11/01/2012 1:56:15 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: combat_boots

CNN did some good work (if distasteful) with Stevens’ journal .... timing of the info they released was perfect to show Hillary up as a liar. NBC/MSNBC ... no way they’ll release anything, 100% Obamabots.


12 posted on 11/01/2012 1:57:00 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Why did we have a drone watching?

How did we know we would need one?

Who ordered the drone?

Who ordered the drone to NOT AID US CITIZENS?


Do your JOB ENEMAMEDIA!!!!!

13 posted on 11/01/2012 1:58:28 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Talk..Talk..Talk..Talk.. UNTIL BOOM the election happens Obama is re-elected and this ALL GOES AWAY..

Its a fearful for conservatives when a Marxist has the entire federal givernment under his THUMB and the MSM hiding in his shorts.. as a brown streak..

Looks like the conservatives have been out “SKID MARKED”..
AND they selected a hemorrhoid as their candidate in the primarys..

REJECTING ALL conservative candidates..
This election makes me feel all “dirty”.....


14 posted on 11/01/2012 2:01:06 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Jake Tapper - no R. (But he might be;)


15 posted on 11/01/2012 2:02:29 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
... the Accountability Review Board established by the State Department(?!) is investigating the matter and what went wrong.

What a croc! The fox guarding the hen house. This is like eric holder 'investigating' the New Black Panther Party voter intimidation in Philly.

Speaker Boehner. The voice of truth screams for the appointment of an independent counsel.

16 posted on 11/01/2012 2:12:10 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

That doesn't quite work the timeline.

Per Obama's own statement at the 2nd debate (IIRC), he said he was on the phone within an hour.

The attack started about 9:40pm, Benghazi time. The time difference is 6 hours. That would put the time the AFRICOM command, CIA, NSA, DOD, etc., were getting automatic notifications of the attacks around 3:40pm Washington time.

That is over an hour discrepancy -- significant for a 'red phone' event.

==

Sounds like they are still making it up as they go.
17 posted on 11/01/2012 2:19:55 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: I want the USA back

Why ask the question?

We all know the answer, and the Media isn’t going to print it.

Not before the election anyway.


18 posted on 11/01/2012 2:25:22 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: hosepipe

Sorry you are so confused. Hope Tuesday brings you some measure of comfort.

And no, barry is not going to win.


19 posted on 11/01/2012 2:33:22 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 (Fluck this adminstration of misfits.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

rather than the drip drip of what’s known, I prefer hearing the metal clanging of jail cells closing off those responsible for this heinous crime against Americans. This is not for those who pulled the trigger(they deserve a bullet) but those who stood by and watched brave Americans die.


20 posted on 11/01/2012 2:34:52 PM PDT by bestintxas (Anyone who votes for Obama after these 4 miserable years needs to take a mandatory citizenship test.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Jake Tapper has been very good since Day One of Obama’s presidency. He is not just now responding to internal polls that indicate Obama will lose. At Obama’s last (joke of a) press conference — the first he'd given in more than two months — Tapper shouted, “DOn’t be a stranger!” to Obama as he (Obama) strode out the door.
21 posted on 11/01/2012 2:58:59 PM PDT by utahagen
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Jake Tapper has been very good since Day One of Obama’s presidency. He is not just now responding to internal polls that indicate Obama will lose. At Obama’s last (joke of a) press conference — the first he'd given in more than two months — Tapper shouted, “DOn’t be a stranger!” to Obama as he (Obama) strode out the door.
22 posted on 11/01/2012 2:59:18 PM PDT by utahagen
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Obama believes he is above all wrongdoing and believes the MSM will cover up the cover up! Clinton is off getting her lawyer team to provide the best non-answers to the inquiry that is coming post election, hoping that Obama wins and they can control the flow of information. Thank goodness for the constant reporting by FOX....imagine that this whole thing would have been swept up under the false story of the video!


23 posted on 11/01/2012 3:09:02 PM PDT by 2010Freeper
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Accountability Review Board established by the State Department is investigating the matter and what went wrong.

Meaning, nothing will be investigated that happen outside State Departments responsibility, why it was blame on a video, what did Obama order, why didn't we respond with assets other that State Department assets.....

24 posted on 11/01/2012 3:23:39 PM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

More bombshell leaks to hit in the coming days...you can count on it. The Coward pretending to be POTUS will not get away with his stonewalling.


25 posted on 11/01/2012 4:05:38 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

[ Sorry you are so confused. Hope Tuesday brings you some measure of comfort. And no, barry is not going to win. ]

Click your heels together and if yer shoes are red enough you may end up HOME... Dorothy.. OK.. and the pooch too..


26 posted on 11/01/2012 4:07:32 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: hosepipe

Alrighty then - may the force be with you :)


27 posted on 11/02/2012 11:10:40 AM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 (Fluck this adminstration of misfits.)
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