Look, these guys have careers and pensions.
What did they tell us?
CIA said basically WhIte House had the call, not us. We weren’t asked to go.
Ham said he wasn’t asked to go.
Who does the asking??
They’ve told us all how it went down without directly burning their own careers.
Ham will likely be subpoenaed at some point and tell his version of events to Congress. There’s a closed to the public hearing coming up. ... Post election.
A) Panetta said their was a lack of intelligence on the situation on the ground preventing forces from “rushing in”
B) Obama said his first act was to direct that we do everything possible to secure ALL our personnel and embassies.
C) If the POTUS had given such a command, Panetta’s statement would be moot.
D) So “everything” wasn’t done or Obama never made such an order.
E) Either way, Obama as POTUS is a POS as a CIC