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Senators demand White House declassify Libya video
AP via Drudge ^ | 10/26/12 | Kimberly Dozier (AP Intelligence Writer)

Posted on 10/26/2012 6:19:27 PM PDT by JustaCowgirl

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican senators are demanding that the Obama administration make public the surveillance video taken during last month's deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, which killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.

Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Kelly Ayotte wrote to President Barack Obama's defense secretary, CIA director and attorney general demanding that the video be declassified.

In the run-up to the presidential election, Republicans have accused the Obama administration of distorting the account of the attack on Sept. 11 that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. Officials first blamed it on a mob set into motion by an anti-Islamic film. Obama administration officials have pointed to U.S. intelligence reports that showed conflicting information. Administration officials did not respond to requests for comment.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; johnmccain; kellyayotte; libya; lindseygraham; senate; treason; video; waronterror
Won't work, but worth doing. There will be plenty of stonewalling, with whining about the Republicans 'playing political football,' I'm sure.
1 posted on 10/26/2012 6:19:33 PM PDT by JustaCowgirl
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To: JustaCowgirl

When you see these 2 names Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham individually let alone together, you know absolutely nothing will get done. They protect the left more than the left does ...


2 posted on 10/26/2012 6:21:27 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: Lady Jag

Ping!


3 posted on 10/26/2012 6:21:57 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=om93destr)
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To: JustaCowgirl

They’ll hand it over... after the election, just like everything else!


4 posted on 10/26/2012 6:23:32 PM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: JustaCowgirl

I’m honestly surprised that the AP even covered it.


5 posted on 10/26/2012 6:23:55 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: JustaCowgirl
Just impeasch his ass ... THAT opens up discovery.

A lot more is learned than when you demandedly say "pretty please"

6 posted on 10/26/2012 6:23:58 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Walkingfeather

Then why even bother to do it? I’m sure you’ll say posturing, but I don’t think they gain much from it.


7 posted on 10/26/2012 6:24:06 PM PDT by JustaCowgirl (Storm the heavens with your prayers for Mitt Romney tonight.)
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To: knarf
Just impeasch his ass ... THAT opens up discovery.

Yep.

8 posted on 10/26/2012 6:25:34 PM PDT by JustaCowgirl (Storm the heavens with your prayers for Mitt Romney tonight.)
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To: JustaCowgirl

Whatever happened to, “The American public has the right to know.”? I want to see it.


9 posted on 10/26/2012 6:25:45 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama bin Laden is dead, Chrysler moved to Italy and China.)
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To: Walkingfeather
When you see these 2 names Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham individually let alone together, you know absolutely nothing will get done

Oh, sure, this from McLame who promised we didn't have to be afraid of Obama. We wouldn't be in this situation and four families wouldn't be having to bury their loved ones if the Senate had had the guts to demand the usurper's records 4.5 years ago.

10 posted on 10/26/2012 6:26:18 PM PDT by bgill (Evil doers are in every corner of our government. Have we passed the time of no return?)
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To: bgill
Oh, sure, this from McLame who promised we didn't have to be afraid of Obama. We wouldn't be in this situation and four families wouldn't be having to bury their loved ones if the Senate had had the guts to demand the usurper's records 4.5 years ago.

Very true.

11 posted on 10/26/2012 6:30:05 PM PDT by JustaCowgirl (Storm the heavens with your prayers for Mitt Romney tonight.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

You’ll get your chance...with a 14-minute gap.


12 posted on 10/26/2012 6:31:11 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Donate, & walk precincts, not for "Parties", but for individual, principled "Candidates" (& for FR)
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To: Walkingfeather

I am certainly not a fan of McCain, but I do believe he understands the magnitude of this, and I think he will do what is necessary.


13 posted on 10/26/2012 6:35:25 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks JustaCowgirl.
Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Kelly Ayotte wrote to President Barack Obama's defense secretary, CIA director and attorney general demanding that the video be declassified.

14 posted on 10/26/2012 6:35:37 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: JustaCowgirl
This is futile gesture.

It mollify the Right that some ones (our betters) seemed to be doing something.

Actually all it did is buy more time for Obama till after the election.

15 posted on 10/26/2012 6:36:58 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: JustaCowgirl

Keep doing it. Romney needs to say it and run TV ads or the MSM will ignore


16 posted on 10/26/2012 6:37:52 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

You and I both know that IS going to happen.


17 posted on 10/26/2012 6:42:19 PM PDT by annieokie (O)
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To: JustaCowgirl

to control the investigation... duh


18 posted on 10/26/2012 6:43:12 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: JustaCowgirl

The State Department, the Pentagon, and a bunch of other departments in dc have the same information and video that the Republicans are asking for. This is just a bunch of political grandstanding. Who are these elected Republicans? People who didn’t have the courage to wear the uniform or put their lives on the line for this country. Grandstanding, to make themselves look “interested”.


19 posted on 10/26/2012 6:45:39 PM PDT by tillacum
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To: tillacum

ooopS I see it’s cmclaim and grandham gimmee asking the wh for this...OH ME...yep, they’ll get it. Yeah, sure. How about going to the real sources for the real information and not the grandstanding ones.


20 posted on 10/26/2012 6:48:49 PM PDT by tillacum
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To: JustaCowgirl

Three. Big whup.

If the republicans wanted to make a statement, Boehner and McConnell would get every stinking one of them out of the House and the Senate and gather them on the steps on the Capital, making speeches and repeatedly calling for Obama to cooperate for 2 hours.

Invite all the press. Promise them whatever it takes to get coverage.


21 posted on 10/26/2012 6:53:21 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: JustaCowgirl
Did these same senators get any answers from previous requests to these entitities back on Oct. 8?

SENATORS McCAIN, GRAHAM, AYOTTE AND CHAMBLISS REQUEST ANSWERS ON CONTRADICTIONS SURROUNDING ATTACK ON U.S. CONSULATE IN BENGHAZI
22 posted on 10/26/2012 6:55:38 PM PDT by Girlene
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I agree with Ty Wood’s father, it’s a case of his son’s “MURDER.” Even the schmucks in Congress know that the American people and our military are outraged!!!


23 posted on 10/26/2012 7:01:25 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

It’s all political, you are right.

But both campaigns have figured out that wishy washy undecided voters (translation: some 27 year old unemployed law school grad working at Starbucks who plays Halo until 3 am) don’t really care.

They also know that normal Americans who are driving their kids to soccer practice in a minivan, before going home to cook dinner and pay the bills online don’t have time.

Nobody in Ohio is going to vote against Obama because of one week. 4 years of failure is a better sampling.


24 posted on 10/26/2012 7:10:53 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer to drink a bunch of them. Stay thirsty my FRiends)
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To: knarf
Just impeasch his ass...

I'll drink to that!

25 posted on 10/26/2012 7:12:18 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (Praise to the Lord the Almighty the King of Creation)
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To: JustaCowgirl

Video
Timeline: Libya attack minute by minute
http://video.foxnews.com/v/1925141359001/timeline-libya-attack-minute-by-minute/?playlist_id=903226511001


26 posted on 10/26/2012 7:13:13 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: JustaCowgirl

so what! Let the RATS say what they will about Republicans. they need to man up and give it right back to them! We cannot back down on this! stick to your guns.


27 posted on 10/26/2012 7:15:44 PM PDT by uncitizen (Treason is the Reason for the Season)
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To: prairiebreeze

YOU get it! It is a precarious time between now through the election on the 6th, but congress saying nothing is pure politics and frozen fear of shaking the race, making a mistake that might be used against only the Republican ticket in a razors edge final few days and hours.

This may be why they elected to use a small force of three, McCain, Ayotte and Graham. These two senior members are perhaps better tolerated by the opposition in congress. This is but a guess, but I resent that it always seems to be camera hog McCain and Tonto with their new drag-along, Kelly Ayotte.


28 posted on 10/26/2012 7:51:20 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: JustaCowgirl

That’ll happen when hell freezes over.


29 posted on 10/27/2012 6:35:47 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: AmericanInTokyo

You’ll get your chance...with a 14-minute gap.


Exactly.


30 posted on 10/27/2012 6:37:54 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Agree.


31 posted on 10/27/2012 6:40:38 AM PDT by JustaCowgirl (Storm the heavens with your prayers for Mitt Romney tonight.)
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