Skip to comments.Intelligence chairman doubts Libya attack linked to video (Obama lied, again!)
Posted on 09/23/2012 3:41:41 PM PDT by tobyhill
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday there's no proof indicating this month's consulate attack in Libya which killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans was related to protests over an anti-Islam video.
"I have seen no information that shows that there was a protest going on as you have seen around any other embassy at the time. It was clearly designed to be an attack," Rep. Mike Rogers said on CNN's "State of the Union."
While he still thinks there may be evidence that the attackers could have known Ambassador Christopher Stevens was on the property at the time, he said, "9/11 is probably more important to that equation than even the ambassador."
His explanation of the events is at odds with the administration's comments about the September 11 assault. On Thursday, White House press secretary Jay Carney said there was no verification at the time that it was a "preplanned attack" and attributed the event to the controversial video.
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What Obama showed the Islamic world by his response to the Libya assassinations, is that you can kill Americans anywhere and Obama will do nothing.