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Issa to Hillary: Why did State refuse requests to bolster Benghazi security?
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Posted on 10/02/2012 9:48:08 AM PDT by chessplayer

The Right Scoop calls this a “bombshell,” which may underestimate the impact of the question posed by House Oversight Chair Darrell Issa to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Despite the CNN discovery of the late Ambassador Chris Stevens’ journal in which Stevens outlined his fears of terrorist attacks, the Obama administration has told the media that Stevens didn’t push those security issues with the State Department. According to the letter Issa sent today to Clinton, that may be yet another untruth pushed by the White House:


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazigate; chrisstevens; impeachnow; issa; libya; securitydenied; shadowwars; threatmatrix; waronterror
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1 posted on 10/02/2012 9:48:13 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

RUT ROHHHHHHHH SHAGGY !


2 posted on 10/02/2012 9:50:39 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: chessplayer

security is bad. security is soooo george bush. and we avoid anything that is george bush. we obamites are better than the bushies. and the libyans love us. we put them in power, after all, so we don’t need any security.

kumbaya and reset buttons. that is our foreign policy.


3 posted on 10/02/2012 9:55:53 AM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: chessplayer

The FBI was pulled from Benghazi.

Not for security reasons.

But because of what they might find out.

The weapons used to kill Ambassador Stevens were probably provided by Ambassador Stevens to Al Qaeda operatives as instructed by the Administration to help throw out Ghaddafi.

That’s my bet.


4 posted on 10/02/2012 9:56:45 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: Uncle Miltie
What weapons were used in the Benghazi attack, and were they supplied by America?

(Inconvenient Question of the Week!)

5 posted on 10/02/2012 9:57:45 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: chessplayer

Too bad Lizzie Warren’s not Secretary of State. Her “deer in the headlights” look is pretty funny.

When Hillary gote into “deer in the headlights” mode, she looks pretty much like any random Wellesley undergraduate.


6 posted on 10/02/2012 9:59:20 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: chessplayer
the Obama administration has told the media that Stevens didn’t push those security issues with the State Department

Garbage. The people around him pushed for more security, and were denied. These decisions to not protect the Ambassador and the People with the Ambassador came from the top. zer0 and state.

Will surprise me if the alphabet soup lap dogs for zer0 and state tell on state and zer0. Bet they have the information, and have the documents to time-line zer0's and state's lies.

7 posted on 10/02/2012 9:59:37 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: chessplayer

From the letter:

“Based on information provided to the Committee by individuals with direct knowledge of events in Libya, the attack that claimed the ambassador’s life was the latest in a long line of attacks on Western diplomats and officials in Libya in the months leading up to September 11, 2012. It was clearly never, as Administration officials once insisted, the result of a popular protest,” the committee’s chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and subcommittee chairman, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, write. “In addition, multiple U.S. federal government officials have confirmed to the Committee that, prior to the September 11 attack, the U.S. mission in Libya made repeated requests for increased security in Benghazi. The mission in Libya, however, was denied these resources by officials in Washington.”


8 posted on 10/02/2012 9:59:55 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

The FBI never left the US.


9 posted on 10/02/2012 9:59:59 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Quick Hillary. Press the Reset button!


10 posted on 10/02/2012 10:01:31 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Uncle Miltie

The FBI was pulled from Benghazi.

Not for security reasons.

But because of what they might find out.


Doubt they would have found anything. The site of the attack has been trashed. Might as well bring them home.


11 posted on 10/02/2012 10:01:43 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Yeah...Issa will “play hardball” ...just like he did with Holder...


12 posted on 10/02/2012 10:02:00 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: chessplayer

Issa wrote her a letter?

If Issa wants to get the public’s attention before the election, he should have Boehner recall the House and hold hearings now.


13 posted on 10/02/2012 10:02:32 AM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: onyx; STARWISE; Nachum; null and void; seekthetruth; bcsco; SE Mom; penelopesire; maggief; ...

mmmm
mmmm
mmmm

The Shite is about to hit the mam!


14 posted on 10/02/2012 10:04:14 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: Tau Food

Bohner and the house couldn’t get the public’s attention over holder’s lies regarding fast and furious why would this be any different?

Hllary didn’t increase security in Benghazi because she does what her boss tells her to and her boss cares more about how much middle east muslims like him and not so much about american lives.

want more proof take a look at the ROE in afghanistan


15 posted on 10/02/2012 10:09:00 AM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: American Constitutionalist

Why wasn’t every foreign embassy’s security increased on 9/11. Hillary Clinton is an utter failure. She’s no brilliant diplomat. She was the wife of a governor then president who was handed a senate seat. She learned some things in the senate but her worldview is pro-UN, anti-America. She’s still a 60’s radical.


16 posted on 10/02/2012 10:12:34 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: chessplayer

Because they didnt want to provoke the Islamists into getting mad silly.

When you disarm your enemies know you want peace.


17 posted on 10/02/2012 10:14:00 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: Uncle Miltie

Glen Beck said that weeks ago,in addition that Stevens was in Bengahzi trying to get some back


18 posted on 10/02/2012 10:19:40 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: chessplayer

I have to say, Hillary doesn’t look too good. Sunken eyes and she might have put on some weight. Seems she may be regretting having accepted the post of scapegoat...er... Secretary of State.


19 posted on 10/02/2012 10:20:04 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: fatnotlazy

The life of a road warrior is not easy, even with private jets and 5 star hotels. She’s definitely wearing down.


20 posted on 10/02/2012 10:22:46 AM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: Steely Tom
Hillary doing the "deer in the headlights" look ......


Hey! (hic) Where's the bar?! And the dancing girls I was promised?

21 posted on 10/02/2012 10:23:40 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Servant of the Cross
OK, OK, I exaggerated.

I should have said: "she looks pretty much like any random Wellesley graduate student."

22 posted on 10/02/2012 10:28:16 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: chessplayer

-—— the CNN discovery ———

It’s time to get real, for truth. Who gave CNN the diary?

It didn’t fall off the turnip truck and wasn’t delivered by a stork.

Some one in Libya, a representative of the United States Government, in the embassy, gave it to CNN.

The fiction of discovery and found is a lie


23 posted on 10/02/2012 10:29:10 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: chessplayer

Did Obama and/or Clinton set Chris Stevens up to be Vince Fostered?

This situation does not pass the smell test.
Of course nothing either one of them touches does.


24 posted on 10/02/2012 10:30:11 AM PDT by Iron Munro (US Embassies Come and Go But An Obama Apology Lasts Forever)
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To: Uncle Miltie
I was wondering if a shipment of weapons was being 'delivered' to Stevens and his 'weapons finder' staff of 2 former SEALs. This was a CIA operation to recover weapons provided to the groups overthrowing Ghadafi.

Perhaps the rear door of a delivery truck was lifted and the delivery men turned out to be an ambush team with trucks full of loaded weapons. Our staff was ambushed and died as a result. Would not surprise me if the perps were Muslim Brotherhood and NOT Al Qaeda. THAT alone would be something Team 0bama does not want us to know.. THAT could be the coverup here and the reason the FBI is being held back.

25 posted on 10/02/2012 10:31:16 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: cotton1706
Hillary Clinton is an utter failure.

I'm sometimes overly naive in such situations (and I'm certainly NOT a Bill or Hillary fan), but it seems to me that Hillary's body language indicates her disdain for 0bama. Because he is a nano-manager (for you 0bama supporters, that's worse than a micro-manager), it seems totally plausible to me that he is the one that prevented additional security in Benghazi - inspite of the fact that it was September 11 and there had been threats by the enemy and warnings by the Ambassador.

But what really amazes me is the number of people, including Hillary, who must be lying and covering up for him, not just in this case but in virtually everything he touches. He must have really incriminating files on all of them, or the Chicago mob has paid them a visit.

26 posted on 10/02/2012 10:32:46 AM PDT by jda ("Righteousness exalts a nation . . .")
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To: MestaMachine

We all guessed this based on Steven’s journal.


27 posted on 10/02/2012 10:34:27 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

The unasked question....... who gave CNN the diary?


28 posted on 10/02/2012 10:36:00 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: cotton1706

I agree about Hillary. She is just a pushy know it all bitch whose real claim to fame was from being a “victim” of her cheating husband. Victim - no way.

I’ve asked over and over if anyone can think of anything she has done as SOS that is to her credit as a diplomat. No one has responded with anything. There must be something but have no idea what it is.


29 posted on 10/02/2012 10:37:39 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: chessplayer

"I am not interested in technicalities."

30 posted on 10/02/2012 10:38:50 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: cotton1706
" Why wasn’t every foreign embassy’s security increased on 9/11. "

This is beyond incompetence.... there were Islamic attacks even months before 9/11/12.
Why wasn't our foreign Embassies security beefed up after the attacks in May ?
Once again, this goes beyond incompetence.
31 posted on 10/02/2012 10:39:07 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: chessplayer

Countries don’t have to give you access......and they’re not...


32 posted on 10/02/2012 10:39:22 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: chessplayer

33 posted on 10/02/2012 10:39:25 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Servant of the Cross
Hillary doing the "deer in the headlights" look ......

More like the "Bag Lady In The Headlights".


34 posted on 10/02/2012 10:40:49 AM PDT by Iron Munro (US Embassies Come and Go But An Obama Apology Lasts Forever)
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To: Uncle Miltie
All kind of wild speculations are running wild because the media are not doing their jobs.
Heard another report that the Libyan government won't issue the FBI passports.
Another convenient excuse ?
I always thought that the FBI was a domestic investigative agency.
35 posted on 10/02/2012 10:42:50 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: bert
My guess is that a friend of Stevens gave it to the media....with good intentions...and for some big bucks...like $3.

I think our government was pretty upset that the media had it. Where is it now?

36 posted on 10/02/2012 10:44:26 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Tau Food
If Issa wants to get the public’s attention before the election, he should have Boehner recall the House and hold hearings now.

Boehner???


37 posted on 10/02/2012 10:44:43 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm not voting for Obama, so therefore I must be helping Romney!)
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To: Iron Munro
In a country of crazies, no set up is necessary.

The problem was in the security....period....

38 posted on 10/02/2012 10:47:15 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: MestaMachine
“Based on information provided to the Committee by individuals with direct knowledge of events in Libya, the attack that claimed the ambassador’s life was the latest in a long line of attacks on Western diplomats and officials in Libya in the months leading up to September 11, 2012. It was clearly never, as Administration officials once insisted, the result of a popular protest,” the committee’s chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and subcommittee chairman, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, write. “In addition, multiple U.S. federal government officials have confirmed to the Committee that, prior to the September 11 attack, the U.S. mission in Libya made repeated requests for increased security in Benghazi. The mission in Libya, however, was denied these resources by officials in Washington.” ......

And now compare that with the latest excuse:

( * " The Obama administration has told the media that Stevens didn’t push those security issues with the State Department " * )
39 posted on 10/02/2012 10:47:34 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: jda

Hillary is a shoe-in for disdain against any and all threats to her presider status as the smartest girl in the room, and will hand upside down anyone who dares tweak the narrative.

She, ALONE, needs to take the fall for leaving the embassy, the Marines, and a US ambassador unarmed, sitting ducks for slaughter, rape and pillage, entrusted to foreign barbarian watch teams who desert on call.

Hillary is Custer in low heels.


40 posted on 10/02/2012 10:49:09 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: Sacajaweau

41 posted on 10/02/2012 10:49:29 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason.)
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To: chessplayer

As the moronic stooge, slow Joe Biden would say, “this is a big fing deal”.


42 posted on 10/02/2012 10:50:22 AM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: COBOL2Java
Exactly my sentiments, Boehner is in deep hiding right now, really deep.
43 posted on 10/02/2012 10:51:30 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Steely Tom
When Hillary gote into “deer in the headlights” mode, she looks pretty much like any random Wellesley undergraduate.

Ugly, fat, haggard?

44 posted on 10/02/2012 10:56:01 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO GTFO!)
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To: American Constitutionalist

Nowhere to run from this one.


45 posted on 10/02/2012 11:00:13 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

and I sure would not want to be betting against you on this one. Maybe not the weapons that killed him, but definetly over weapons that were in their hands that were fixing to “walk” out of their hands.


46 posted on 10/02/2012 11:01:12 AM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: Iron Munro
" This situation does not pass the smell test. "

You got even those in Congress saying the same thing... this whole thing stinks..
47 posted on 10/02/2012 11:03:53 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Slyfox

Orange Glow fake sun tan... that’s the real cover up.


48 posted on 10/02/2012 11:07:45 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Sacajaweau
" Countries don’t have to give you access......and they’re not... " ..... once again, that was the part of their fast and furious " get this mess cleaned up " plan, opps, cover up.

No access ? no evidence can be gathered.
49 posted on 10/02/2012 11:12:50 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: hoosiermama
Mmmmm

Mmmmm

Mmmmm


They found out that Muhammad was a Sugar Mackdaddy of a Goat Brothel in Mecca.....
50 posted on 10/02/2012 11:15:53 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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