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Hillary Clinton reveals what REALLY led to Benghazi massacre - and demolishes White House claim
Daily Mail UK ^ | Oct. 12, 2012 | Toby Harnden In Washington

Posted on 10/14/2012 11:06:17 AM PDT by COUNTrecount

The State Department has said that it never believed the September 11th attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was the result of a protest over an anti-Islam movie - directly contracting the rest of the Obama administration.

By trying to distance her department from the inept and deceptive handling of the Benghazi attack, which left U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens and three other American officials dead, Hillary Clinton could help herself politically for a 2016 presidential run.

A dramatic new account by the State Department reveals that Stevens was locked inside a 'safe room' choking to death from diesel-heavy smoke as the building around him burned to the ground.

Alongside him was a security guard, tasked with the impossible choice between staying in the deadly room - or facing the rocket-propelled grenades and machine-guns outside.

Eventually the guard slipped through the window (cut)

No-one saw the ambassador alive again - another agent tried desperately to enter the safe-room, but could not find him anywhere.

The State Department's insistence it never bought the story - expressed by the White House and Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations - that a crude anti-Islam film made in California triggered the attack gives ammunition against Obama both to the Romney campaign and congressional Republicans.

State Department sources have said that Clinton has never forgotten that Rice, who served in her husband Bill's administration, was an early supporter of Obama. Rice has ambitions to take over from Clinton if Obama is re-elected but the Benghazi debacle could scupper her chances.

In a briefing on Tuesday, State Department officials said 'others' in the executive branch concluded initially that the attack was part of a protest against the film, which ridiculed the Prophet Muhammad. That was never the State Department's conclusion, reporters were told.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghaziattack; benghazicoverup; benghazigate; hillarybenghazi; hillaryclinton; hillarypresser; impeachnow; liars; libya; obama; soshillary; statedepartmen; statedept; wagthevideo; waronterror
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1 posted on 10/14/2012 11:06:20 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount

The “guard” SLIPPED OUT???? I don’t believe it. I don’t believe any of that story.


2 posted on 10/14/2012 11:09:38 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: COUNTrecount

She may be able to distance herself from the White House’s video excuse but she cannot distance herself from ignoring the repeated requests for increased security at the Consulate before the attack. It’s her State Department that decided to spend money on Chevy Volts in Vienna instead of reliable security in Libya.


3 posted on 10/14/2012 11:13:36 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: COUNTrecount

Sounds like if he was raped as some have said it was done after the man had died from the smoke.


4 posted on 10/14/2012 11:13:46 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: COUNTrecount

Sorry hill...not buying this load of crap story.


5 posted on 10/14/2012 11:14:13 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (The Obamas = rude, crude and socially unacceptable)
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To: Ann Archy

I’ve read this before, that the guard made it through the window and escaped in the confusion. Maybe ... or maybe the attackers said, “Oh, hi, it’s you, run along,” and he did.

More to the point, what happened to Stevens (or his body) after he disappeared??? Not ONE WORD from our govt. on that, except for that stupid story about him being rescued and taken to the hospital. ME media reported that he was raped (or his dead body raped) and paraded through the streets. Who you gonna believe???


6 posted on 10/14/2012 11:14:46 AM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert ( "Be Breitbart, baby!")
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To: kingattax

popcorn ping!


7 posted on 10/14/2012 11:16:11 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: COUNTrecount
Rat fight!
8 posted on 10/14/2012 11:16:21 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: COUNTrecount

An absolute disgrace and utter infamy that we have to read about this first in the British press. I curse the MSM. They are despicable and evil and I can only hope that they will reap what they have sown.


9 posted on 10/14/2012 11:17:12 AM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: ops33

Hillary cannot distance herself from the video claim. She made a video shown in Pakistan blaming the movie. She also used it at that horrible event when the bodies were returned to the US.

Mrs Clinton went along with the scam and it is too late for her to pretend she was not a part of the whole scheme.

The blame lays with everyone in the Obama chain of command, including Barack Hussein Obama.


10 posted on 10/14/2012 11:23:01 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Ann Archy
Hillary was one of the biggest sellers of the video story. Blamed the American-made video for the deaths at the televised memorial service as she stood by the coffins.
11 posted on 10/14/2012 11:23:51 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: COUNTrecount

Mrs. Clinton, you are a disgrace, and you are a despicable liar. You have the blood of Americans on your hands, and you cannot wash yourself claim no matter what lie you spin.

Resign and go to prison where you belong.

You disgust me.

The same goes for your rat boss.


12 posted on 10/14/2012 11:25:21 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Hillarat senses rising water in the hold! Time to leave the ship!


13 posted on 10/14/2012 11:27:45 AM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: COUNTrecount

Holder didn’t resign, Hillary won’t resign, Obama “Obama didn’t know anything.”

Can we just elect some people who know what the hell is going on and who won’t deny it?


14 posted on 10/14/2012 11:27:59 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: tumblindice
"The Taliban is inside the building."


15 posted on 10/14/2012 11:28:07 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Ann Archy

I’m not sure exactly what you believe and what information you may have to lead you to that conclusion, but you might find this account to be informative.

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2012/10/198791.htm#.UHmUMQQjpX0.twitter

It’s very much at odds with the White House version of events.


16 posted on 10/14/2012 11:29:28 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: COUNTrecount

Whats a window doing in a safe room ???


17 posted on 10/14/2012 11:31:44 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: COUNTrecount

Talk about missing the obvious.

There are hundreds of anti-Islam sceeds out there far more offensive to Islam and for far longer than this film.

That in and of itself proves this is a lie.


18 posted on 10/14/2012 11:32:34 AM PDT by Eddie01 (Liberals lie about everything all the time.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Meanwhile Mr. Bill is continuing to campaign for Zero....!


19 posted on 10/14/2012 11:34:13 AM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: dforest

Yup.

doing that film scenario speech with the caskets there...Disgusting lying POS!


20 posted on 10/14/2012 11:34:13 AM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: COUNTrecount

It’s the missiles! Why else would they attack that facility? They weren’t out to kill an Ambassador, they were out to stop us from recovering those missiles. Obama and Hillary gave those missiles to the terrorists by their incompetent actions. Think about it! If those missiles are used in a terrorist attack, they’ll be traced back to Obama and Hillary’s actions! They aren’t covering up because their incompetence killed a US Ambassador,they’re covering up because their incompetence might cause a huge terrorist attack. This means the end of the Democrat party.


21 posted on 10/14/2012 11:34:16 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Travis McGee
Democratic Party logo with ISNA minaret Pictures, Images and Photos is a sinking ship Pictures, Images and Photos so that
22 posted on 10/14/2012 11:34:23 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: COUNTrecount
another agent tried desperately to enter the safe-room, but could not find him anywhere.

When did he try? Stevens was in there for some time because a video showed the mob pulling him out.

Don't know for sure but it feels like more details are coming on this.

If so, it will be seen as another cover-up because the administration did not reveal the info earlier...it seems like they're trying to manage the story beforehand. They've already got the Stevens family saying they don't want the Stevens death discussed anymore...probably a pre-emptive move.

23 posted on 10/14/2012 11:34:36 AM PDT by what's up
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To: dforest
-- Mrs Clinton went along with the scam ... --

As far as we know, she initiated the fiction. Her plausible deniablity as being the originator depends on the chain of communication being kept unknown.

24 posted on 10/14/2012 11:37:13 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: COUNTrecount

Hillary would have more credibility if she would go on TV, tell the world that the current administration sacrificed the ambassador on the altar of political correctness so as to please his co-religionists. If she would then resign in protest, I might start believing her.


25 posted on 10/14/2012 11:37:26 AM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: Hetty_Fauxvert

The terrorists got to stevens while he was alive...

That first day I asked a Copt Christian friend from Egypt what was being said there locally...

I was told he had been alive and they had him for some time before he died...

That was BEFORE it came out that he was alive and raped...


26 posted on 10/14/2012 11:41:32 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: COUNTrecount

Get the popcorn ready. The Hildabeast has unsheathed her claws. I read this article last night. It looks like it was spoon-fed by Hillary to the Brits and obviously contains her slant and attempt to cover her more than ample butt. One needs a scorecard to keep up with the lies and counter-lies coming from Hillary and Obama. This article is full of half-truths, disinformation, deflections and just plain lies.


27 posted on 10/14/2012 11:41:59 AM PDT by miele man
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To: COUNTrecount
Everybody is missing the point that the WH, the State Dept., the Pentagon, Special Forces Command in North Africa, Nato leadership - everybody, from the top down - knew exactly what was happening during the Benghazi attack - audio and video - yet the took no military action to defend our consulate, Ambassador and staff. OVER THE ENTIRE SIX HOUR ATTACK!!!

The Operational leadership sat on their hands and failed to respond with helicopters or whatever to save lives. This is Obummer's team.

That is the tragedy, that is the coverup.

http://audio.wrko.com/device/mobile/a/64657882/col-hunt-on-the-newest-libyan-revelations.htm.

28 posted on 10/14/2012 11:42:05 AM PDT by JustTheTruth
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To: what's up

It starts with a trickle & then becomes a flood. Hillary will try to protect her ‘legacy’ & then O’s folks will try to blame someone else, & in the meanwhile Col. Hunt’s info that they had live video or audio of what was going on in the Benghazi safehouse will get around.

Even with a domesticated press, the Dems didn’t learn the lesson that the cover-up is what eventually gets you.


29 posted on 10/14/2012 11:43:47 AM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: COUNTrecount

Funny how many people in the 0bama regime are skilled at coming up with fairy tales. If they’d only had some adult organization and agreed on one story, they might’ve been able to sell it.


30 posted on 10/14/2012 11:44:16 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping, gay bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO!)
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To: COUNTrecount

Sorry but we ain’t buying the Clinton BS.


31 posted on 10/14/2012 11:46:41 AM PDT by jetson
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To: COUNTrecount
Choking to death in that particular building in a safe room... Then someone slips out a window. Perhaps he slipped out through the safe curtains on to the safe veranda, and slipped on the safe bunny slippers?

Lots of Freepers know what we're talking about but just can't post. This is one of those moments for me.
32 posted on 10/14/2012 11:47:20 AM PDT by golux
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To: blueunicorn6
They weren’t out to kill an Ambassador, they were out to stop us from recovering those missiles.

Yes, those 10,000 to 20,000 missles (stingers?).

btw, what is a window doing in the bathroom of a safe room?

33 posted on 10/14/2012 11:49:29 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: chris37
You have the blood of Americans on your hands, and you cannot wash yourself claim no matter what lie you spin.

Lady Macbeth:

Out; out damn spot !


34 posted on 10/14/2012 11:50:11 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: Ann Archy

The most poorly written article I’ve read on this matter. Protesters? The article reads like complete bullshit


35 posted on 10/14/2012 11:50:41 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.u)
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To: COUNTrecount

Regardless of how the events actually played out, it’s irrefutable proof that this administration and its state department are incapable of properly running things. They’re either woefully inept or they’re treasonous, either way they MUST be removed from positions of power.


36 posted on 10/14/2012 11:51:13 AM PDT by Two Kids' Dad (((( America or 0bama. You can't choose both. ))))
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To: COUNTrecount

This attack went on for six hours in the middle of the afternoon in Washington DC. They were in constant communications, even images were sent. They were facing a of 170-200...the consulate would innevitably fall without assistance. The scandal is not about the desperate fight at the consulate in Benghazi on September 11th, it’s not about faulty communications, it’s not about a failure in intelligence. It’s about bad decision making before, during and after the attack on the consulate.

Consider this assessment:

Col. Hunt On The Newest Libyan Revelations http://audio.wrko.com/a/64657882/col-hunt-on-the-newest-libyan-revelations.htm


37 posted on 10/14/2012 11:51:46 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: COUNTrecount

Wait a minute. Didn’t the bitch herself condemn and blame that video? This doesn’t hold water.


38 posted on 10/14/2012 11:52:11 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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But wait - Hillary says the video caused the trouble. But, then again she says Islam is a great religion. So, who knows what to think of this administration...
39 posted on 10/14/2012 11:54:50 AM PDT by Baynative
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To: ops33
It’s her State Department that decided to spend money on Chevy Volts in Vienna instead of reliable security in Libya.

Actually the money (over $100K) was spent on a charging station for the embassy's Volts, not for Volts themselves. That story was posted on FR within the past few days.

40 posted on 10/14/2012 11:55:58 AM PDT by Bob
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To: jetson
This sounds like career state department officials are talking not Hillary.

BTW why is Bill campaigning for Obama this week in Ohio when the man is throwing his wife's career under the bus?

41 posted on 10/14/2012 11:57:35 AM PDT by JIM O
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To: golux

Our Government has put its people in a very serious danger. Democrats do it everytime. They lie their ass off. That is the only common bond they have.


42 posted on 10/14/2012 11:58:05 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: Ann Archy; centurion316

The link in centurion316’s post #16 is to the State Dept.’s text of the MSM discussion held earlier this week. It’s an interesting read, and has been considered by some as career SD members refuting the claim of SD political members (including Hillary) that the video was the cause of the attack.

Keep in mind, this thread links to a story in the UK. To them (as to many) State Dept. means Hillary. Not necessarily. Others on this thread have pointed out that Hillary herself spoke of the video within days of 9/11. The problem Hillary has, as well as the administration itself, is the intelligence and state community will not stand idly by while being blamed for security not being implemented, or for not advising the administration on all the facts. This, coupled with the fact any attempt by the administration to blame State puts the blame on her as well, puts Hillary in a no-win situation, IMO.


43 posted on 10/14/2012 11:58:59 AM PDT by bcsco (Bourbon gets better with age...I age better with Bourbon.)
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To: COUNTrecount
Col. Hunt On The Newest Libyan Revelations (huge coverup!)

Everyone was informed of the attack in Benghazi in real time. The Pres., Sec. State, the Pentagon, the CIA ... It's automatic, required by law and all logged.

44 posted on 10/14/2012 12:00:12 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: JustTheTruth
"That is the tragedy, that is the coverup.

That is the ATROCITY, that is the coverup. There, fixed it.

45 posted on 10/14/2012 12:01:26 PM PDT by jackibutterfly (Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth. :-))
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To: I want the USA back

Hillary is on record Friday supporting Obamas ME policy with regard to the Arab Spring. Far from distancing herself from Obama, they’re closing ranks! I think it’s the missiles. If that issue is explored in more detail, this story goes orders of magnitude bigger.


46 posted on 10/14/2012 12:01:52 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.u)
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To: JustTheTruth
"That is the tragedy, that is the coverup.

That is the ATROCITY, that is the coverup. There, fixed it.

47 posted on 10/14/2012 12:04:17 PM PDT by jackibutterfly (Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth. :-))
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To: COUNTrecount; All

I posted this article on reddit.com so far it is not being received well...


48 posted on 10/14/2012 12:04:55 PM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

Oops I meant to say clean not claim >_>

Nonetheless...our government is being run by snakes. These are villains of the most vile sort.


49 posted on 10/14/2012 12:06:16 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Ann Archy

Seems odd that there’d even be a window in a ‘safe room.’


50 posted on 10/14/2012 12:06:36 PM PDT by EDINVA (I)
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