Skip to comments.Hillary Clinton reveals what REALLY led to Benghazi massacre - and demolishes White House claim
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 ...
The “guard” SLIPPED OUT???? I don’t believe it. I don’t believe any of that story.
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.
Sounds like if he was raped as some have said it was done after the man had died from the smoke.
Sorry hill...not buying this load of crap story.
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???
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.
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.
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.
Hillarat senses rising water in the hold! Time to leave the ship!
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?
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.
It’s very much at odds with the White House version of events.
Whats a window doing in a safe room ???
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.
Meanwhile Mr. Bill is continuing to campaign for Zero....!
doing that film scenario speech with the caskets there...Disgusting lying POS!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sorry but we ain’t buying the Clinton BS.
Yes, those 10,000 to 20,000 missles (stingers?).
btw, what is a window doing in the bathroom of a safe room?
Out; out damn spot !
Out; out damn spot !
The most poorly written article I’ve read on this matter. Protesters? The article reads like complete bullshit
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.
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
Wait a minute. Didn’t the bitch herself condemn and blame that video? This doesn’t hold water.
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.
BTW why is Bill campaigning for Obama this week in Ohio when the man is throwing his wife's career under the bus?
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.
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.
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.
That is the ATROCITY, that is the coverup. There, fixed it.
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.
That is the ATROCITY, that is the coverup. There, fixed it.
I posted this article on reddit.com so far it is not being received well...
Oops I meant to say clean not claim >_>
Nonetheless...our government is being run by snakes. These are villains of the most vile sort.
Seems odd that there’d even be a window in a ‘safe room.’
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