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Clinton: 'I take responsibility' for security ahead of Benghazi attack
cnn ^ | 10/15/2012 | Elise Labott

Posted on 10/15/2012 4:49:39 PM PDT by PilotDave

Edited on 10/15/2012 5:38:31 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Lima, Peru (CNN) -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the buck stops with her when it comes to who is to blame for security ahead of a deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

"I take responsibility" for what happened on September 11, Clinton said in an interview with CNN's Elise Labott soon after arriving in Lima, Peru, for a visit. The interview, one of a series given to U.S. television networks Monday night, was the first she has given about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

Clinton insisted President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are not involved in security decisions.

"I want to avoid some kind of political gotcha," she added, noting that it is close to the election.

The attack killed Chris Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, and three other Americans at the consulate

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; clinton; impeachnow; libya; soshillary; waronterror
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To: pollywog

That could be a two-edged sword with the way the Clintons know how to spin things.

Before an intervuew with her is over, Romney and Ryan would have lead the charge into the embassy in person!

And the press would eat it up.


41 posted on 10/15/2012 5:18:05 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: Numbers Guy; newnhdad

Not going to fly with the public on a matter such as this. Obama looks very very bad now.


42 posted on 10/15/2012 5:18:51 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: PilotDave

Hitlery can try and fall on the sword, but it all stops with Obamugabe. Obamugabe is to blame.

43 posted on 10/15/2012 5:18:59 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: PilotDave

Pussy Barry Obama and the women who cover for him: HRC, Susan Rice, MO, DWS, Stephanie Cutter, Jen Psaki, Jay Carney.... I could go on and on.


44 posted on 10/15/2012 5:19:33 PM PDT by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: Happy Rain
People forget just how depraved and wicked the Clinton's were

Yes, it's quite amazing how so many have forgotten what they put us through in the 90's.

45 posted on 10/15/2012 5:19:51 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Happy Rain
People forget just how depraved and wicked the Clinton's were

Yes, it's quite amazing how so many have forgotten what they put us through in the 90's.

46 posted on 10/15/2012 5:20:35 PM PDT by what's up
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To: PilotDave

Why couldn’t she say this while she was standing on US soil? She only ssays this AFTER leaviing the country.......


47 posted on 10/15/2012 5:21:05 PM PDT by TheRobb7 (Driving off a cliff isn't progress.....)
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To: Happy Rain
Yeah, Janet Reno accepted full responsibility for the horrible burning mass murder of women and children at Waco too—fat lot of good it did cuz she kept her job and kept up her jackboot behavior like shipping poor young boys at gunpoint to communist tyrannies. People forget just how depraved and wicked the Clinton's were—they are experts of mendacious mea culpas.

This times 1000! The Clinton definition of "full responsibility" is probably a close cousin to their definition of "is".
48 posted on 10/15/2012 5:21:40 PM PDT by rockvillem
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To: Happy Rain

>>>Making such a statement guarantees an Issa subpoena and testimony under oath...

House Oversight Committee should be filing the papers as we speak. Go ISSA!


49 posted on 10/15/2012 5:22:04 PM PDT by halfright (FAST & FURIOUS! DON'T ALLOW THEM TO DIVERT YOUR ATTENTION.)
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To: PilotDave

Then fire her and run her out of town on a rail.


50 posted on 10/15/2012 5:23:09 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: PilotDave

Poor woman, thrown under the bus so the “boss” can boss us around more...


51 posted on 10/15/2012 5:23:41 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: PilotDave

I’ll bet Hillary was pissed about having to take the fall for this. This is the kind of thing that usually gets blamed on an underling, who is then personified/blamed/punished.


52 posted on 10/15/2012 5:25:38 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: PilotDave

So much for my dream of seeing Obama marched away in handcuffs.

He’s still gonna lose, though.


53 posted on 10/15/2012 5:26:17 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: PilotDave
"Clinton accepts full responsibility for Benghazi"


54 posted on 10/15/2012 5:28:16 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Owl558
If only Nixon urged one of his 'men' to take full responsibility for his own knowledge of the Watergate break-in. I'm sure the news media would've left him alone at that point and he'd not been forced to resign. /SARCASM

0bama COVERED UP THE FACT THAT STEVENS WAS KILLED BY TERRORISTS IN A TERRORIST ATTACK AND HILLARY'S "ACCEPTING FULL RESPONSIBILITY" DOES NOT RELIEVE OBAMA OF BEING GUILTY OF A COVER-UP BY CONTINUALLY BLAMING AN ANTI-ISLAM MOVIE FOR DAYS, INCLUDING HIS SPEECH BEFORE THE U.N..

55 posted on 10/15/2012 5:29:06 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: KansasGirl
This tells me that Obama’s falling poll numbers are legit. They are in a panic.

Yep, and it would take more than saving Barry's skinny butt to get Hillary to dive on that grenade. The Democrats must be seeing some disturbing internal polling trends that suggest not just a loss of the White House, but wholesale electoral slaughter.

56 posted on 10/15/2012 5:29:13 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Third Person
Pussy Barry Obama and the women who cover for him:

This is exactly the meme that needs to take root for the next few weeks - the image of Pussybama hiding behind a skirt - or crusty black pant suit as the case may be.

57 posted on 10/15/2012 5:30:13 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Tequila can hurt but it wasn't designed to kill you. Taqiyya is.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Hussein’s gonna have to answer some questions about this tomorrow.

Maybe this is what he’s looking for to seem presidential.... accepting the acceptance of responsibility by “A” Clinton.


58 posted on 10/15/2012 5:30:56 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: PilotDave

And in other news...Harry “The Buck Stops Here” Truman is spinning in his grave.


59 posted on 10/15/2012 5:30:56 PM PDT by LaybackLenny (Principles aren't worth a bucket of warm spit. I'm voting Romney. God help me.)
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To: PilotDave

Will Hillary also pick up the search for missing Libyan assets that died with Ambassador Stevens ?


60 posted on 10/15/2012 5:31:02 PM PDT by KTM rider
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