Skip to comments.House panel: State Dept. confirmed Libya threats (Obama has blood on his hands)
Posted on 10/04/2012 3:37:41 AM PDT by tobyhill
A House committee says a State Department officer told panel members there were 13 threats made against the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya during the six months before the Sept. 11 attack on the facility.
The assault left four Americans dead, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens.
The panel adds that the officer told it the U.S. mission had made repeated requests for increased security.
A spokesman for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is holding a hearing on the controversy next week, says its source is Regional Security Officer Eric Nordstrom, who was stationed in Libya from September 2011 to June 2012.
According to the panel, Nordstrom has already given a private briefing to members and will be called to testify at the session next Wednesday.
The committee has also requested testimony from a second State Department official, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Programs Charlene Lamb, who is involved in reviewing security requests.
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RUT ROH Shaggy
Rats are jumping ship, the flood gates are open.... RUT ROH...
Drown in their frikking lies, they should.
Zero played golf while Benghazi burned.
Just a bump in the road.
Obama is the most blood-drenched jihadist in US history, except *maybe* for Osama.
Note the author of this article is also one of the few to pursue the “Fast and Furious” story.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said she's committed to finding out exactly what happened leading up to the assault and whether security requests were made but denied.
The State Department had no knowledge of the requests for additional security?
Where was Huma and what did that little Muslim Brotherhood spy have to do with this?
Wow....CBS actually has one real reporter!
OBAMA LIED AND AMERICANS DIED in Benghazi!
Carter is Obama. Obama is Carter.
Both are Traitor Losers, who hate America!
Jimmy Carter's presidency was doomed by the Iranian hostage crisis after the US embassy in Tehran was stormed by Islamist extremists following the Iranian revolution.
A year after the 52 Americans were taken hostage, Carter lost the 1980 election. The hostages were released just as President Ronald Reagan, who defeated Carter, was sworn in.
As Clint noted, the Empty Chair improved by codetoad:
It is past time to fire Barack and his empty chair and have both of them hit the road back to Chicago!
Thanks to RushIsMyTeddyBear and Focault's Pendulum and for finding these morphing graphic art realities