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Herridge On Cable Month Before Benghazi Attack: "Smoking Gun Warning Here"
Real Clear Politics ^ | 10/31/12 | Catherine Herridge

Posted on 10/31/2012 10:18:30 PM PDT by Roberts

"I really believe, having read it, that it is the smoking gun warning here. You've got this emergency meeting in Benghazi, less than a month before the attack. At that briefing, the people are told that there are ten, ten, Islamic militias and al-Qaeda groups in Benghazi. The consulate can not sustain a coordinated attack and they need extra help. This information goes directly to the office of the Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. So, again, you have the culpability of the State Department. This is a very specific warning that they're in trouble, they need help and they see an attack on the horizon," FOX News' Catherine Herridge reported on FOX News' "On the Record" Wednesday night.

"I believe based on this cable the point that was being made, that they wanted made publicly, not just in a classified study, is that the warning that came from Benghazi was very specific. It said 'we can not withstand an attack,' the militias are everything, al-Qaeda is here. This was known to the U.S. intelligence community as well. And that they really could not see a situation where security was going to turn around. They send that it was trending negatively," Herridge further reported.

"I can't think of anything that would be more specific than if these groups had emailed the State Department and said, 'Here's the time, here's the place, and here's the method of the attack,'" she said.

(Excerpt) Read more at realclearpolitics.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazicoverup; benghazigate; benghazigste; benghazisecurity; benghazitimeline; benghazivideo; catherineherridge; herridge; hillary; hillarybenghazi; libya; obama; shadowwars; statedept; stevens; threatmatrix
Damning report.
1 posted on 10/31/2012 10:18:36 PM PDT by Roberts
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To: Roberts

And when did Glen Doherty go there? I have this vague recollection that his dad said that his son visited in the summer before heading to Libya. His dad was concerned about this mission. But I don’t remember what else he said. It seemed like this mission caused Mr. Doherty more angst than he would normally feel. It is just the feeling I got from what he said. I have no idea what the source was.


2 posted on 10/31/2012 10:23:57 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Roberts

Herridge is bright and intense and she has been on this like white on rice, along with other FNC reporters. They smell blood in the water (not to mention Pulitzers) and they will not be deterred. Whether it happens before the election or not I don’t know but I believe this will doom both Hussein and Clinton when it all comes out. Pretty soon there’s going to be a new sheriff in town, and even the MSM won’t be able to sweep this under the rug.


3 posted on 10/31/2012 10:24:33 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob

I’d bet money on a Pulitzer for Herridge.


4 posted on 10/31/2012 10:31:04 PM PDT by pankot
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To: Roberts

Just saw the report after getting home from work.

It looks as though the _resident is gonna blame Bubba’s wife.

I hope this expedites the leaks she must have.


5 posted on 10/31/2012 10:31:34 PM PDT by Dryman (Define Natural Born Citizen)
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To: Travis McGee

Ping.


6 posted on 10/31/2012 10:33:02 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (The pundits have forgotten the 2010 elections.)
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To: Dryman

Remember the photo of Hillary holding the newspaper with the headline “Bush Knew”?


7 posted on 10/31/2012 10:33:18 PM PDT by JohnnyP
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To: bigbob

You can bet the MSM will try. Right now, the Hurricane is dominating the airwaves, so they get a reprise from Benghazi. Or an excuse as I like to call it. Not to diminish the horrible devastation, but we need some answers before the election.


8 posted on 10/31/2012 10:33:57 PM PDT by Catsrus (WANT)
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To: Roberts
Only the POTUS had the authority to act!

0bama was notified immediately and automatically when the Benghazi consulate triggered the "Imminent Danger Notification System" alert. He did nothing.

Judge Jeanine Investigates Benghazi Gate Part 4 - 10/20/2012 video 6:53
Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer (U.S. Army ret.), former CIA Station Chief Gary Berntsen and former CIA operative Mike Baker

They confirm everything Col. Hunt said about automatic notifications to the WH and add more details.

Howie Carr interview with Col. Hunt On The Newest Libyan Revelations audio 28:37

There are three scandals here...

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Denial of requests for security were a dereliction of duty. The lies and misdirection about the "video" after the attack were fraud and malfeasance under the color of authority. The inaction during the attack was something more than that.

The failure to act during the attack is the direct equivalent of desertion IMO.

ONE man had the authority to act that night.

ONE man deserted his post!

EXCLUSIVE: CIA operators were denied request for help during Benghazi attack, sources say

0bama Is A Deserter!

9 posted on 10/31/2012 10:40:31 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: TigersEye
Only the POTUS had the authority to act!

Cables indicate the Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, SENT HIM THERE with FULL KNOWLEDGE of what was going to HAPPEN.

10 posted on 10/31/2012 10:53:17 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Talisker
AND she denied him adequate SECURITY despite at least THREE separate requests.

HILLARY SET HIM UP.

11 posted on 10/31/2012 10:54:58 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Travis McGee

ping...more pre-attack info coming out.


12 posted on 10/31/2012 10:58:52 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: JohnnyP

I admire both the Fox Gals doing the heavy lifting.

First it was SOS, then the _resident. Now we are back to the SOS.

It looks like we have different groups in this administration Positioning.

Could not happen to a more suitable group. I only wish it would have come out sooner.


13 posted on 10/31/2012 11:02:15 PM PDT by Dryman (Define Natural Born Citizen)
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To: Roberts

I watched her segment on Greta’s tonight. She’s a serious and honest reporter.


14 posted on 10/31/2012 11:06:41 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Roberts
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15 posted on 10/31/2012 11:31:10 PM PDT by LADYAK
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To: LADYAK

Outrageous.

Sounds like a Soros funded thug organization.


16 posted on 10/31/2012 11:33:23 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: LADYAK

File a complaint against them with the FCC

https://esupport.fcc.gov/ccmsforms/form2000.action?form_type=2000F


17 posted on 10/31/2012 11:38:56 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

Use the links to file complaints with the FCC against all the alphabet medias too, and then praise Fox for doing the job that the press is supposed to do.


18 posted on 10/31/2012 11:42:18 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: greeneyes

Grand idea!


19 posted on 10/31/2012 11:45:14 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Roberts
You've got this emergency meeting in Benghazi, less than a month before the attack.

That was about the time when Hillary was attending dance parties at foreign nightclubs.......

8:}

20 posted on 11/01/2012 12:16:49 AM PDT by AwesomePossum (I have never looked this forward to a November II........)
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To: Roberts
So Hillary is in bed with AlQaeda? Wonder what exactly is in all this for Hillary, there has to be a dollar amount? This mess gives new meaning to her malicious accusation on the Senate floor asking what Bush knew and when did he know it.

AND Hillary's role in Watergate hearings. Wasn't it her advise that Nixon should not be allowed legal counsel to defend himself.

21 posted on 11/01/2012 12:35:45 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Please help Todd Akin defeat Claire and the GOP-e send money!!!!!)
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To: onyx

Catherine Herridge has always been one of the good ones.


22 posted on 11/01/2012 12:49:14 AM PDT by GVnana
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To: Talisker
That's true. Having nothing to do with what you're quoting from my post.
23 posted on 11/01/2012 12:55:32 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: GVnana

I agree.. I always try to watch her reports.
Hers and Jennifer Griffin’s.


24 posted on 11/01/2012 1:03:14 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Roberts

Let’s see the cable. This should be all over the internet.


25 posted on 11/01/2012 2:33:59 AM PDT by gotribe (He's a mack-daddy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV415yit7Zg)
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To: Just mythoughts
-- So Hillary is in bed with AlQaeda? --

Anthony Weiner is her beard, Huma Abedin.

26 posted on 11/01/2012 2:45:32 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Roberts

Obama, Hillary, Panetta AND PATREAUS ALL have BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS!! Charlene Lamb also!!! THEY ARE ALL CULPABLE!!!! MURDERERS!!


27 posted on 11/01/2012 2:46:08 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Just mythoughts

Hillary HIRED that ex-GITMO detainee QUOM!!!!!! He IS AL Queda!!!


28 posted on 11/01/2012 2:47:49 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

Don’t forget Susan Rice...she was lying about the video on all the major networks...she knew, and she knows who gave her ‘marching orders’.


29 posted on 11/01/2012 2:56:41 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Cboldt
Anthony Weiner is her beard, Huma Abedin.

What exactly is Abedin's job? I can only guess she has all access to all Hillary's incoming and outgoing correspondence. This if true alone compromises Hillary's position as Secretary of State. Same with Obama with Jarret and Axelrod in the White House.

30 posted on 11/01/2012 3:00:20 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Please help Todd Akin defeat Claire and the GOP-e send money!!!!!)
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To: Ann Archy
Hillary HIRED that ex-GITMO detainee QUOM!!!!!! He IS AL Queda!!!

Hired him to do what? What is truly bizarre is the willing accomplices in the JonStewart media. In a Muslim world they would be the first in line to find a new profession. Makes no sense.

31 posted on 11/01/2012 3:04:57 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Please help Todd Akin defeat Claire and the GOP-e send money!!!!!)
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To: Just mythoughts
-- What exactly is Abedin's job? --

Nominally, deputy chief of staff and aide. She's been "with" Hillary since 1996.

I really don't know what degree of access and influence she has, but obviously she is "trusted" by Hillary, and considered capable.

It turns out, however, that Abedin herself is directly connected to Abdullah Omar Naseef, a major Muslim Brotherhood figure involved in the financing of al-Qaeda. Abedin worked for a number of years at the Institute for Muslim Minority Affairs as assistant editor of its journal. The IMMA was founded by Naseef, who remained active in it for decades, overlapping for several years with Abedin. Naseef was also secretary general of the Muslim World League in Saudi Arabia, perhaps the most significant Muslim Brotherhood organization in the world. In that connection, he founded the Rabita Trust, which is formally designated as a foreign terrorist organization under American law due to its support of al-Qaeda.
Huma Abedin's Brotherhood Ties Are Not Just a Family Affair - Andrew McCarthy - July 27, 2012
32 posted on 11/01/2012 3:36:57 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Cboldt
Nominally, deputy chief of staff and aide. She's been "with" Hillary since 1996............

So since 1996 Hillary Clinton, as co-president, has had by her side a person with intimate knowledge of Muslim Brotherhood activities.

No wonder she was so desperate to have that 'soviet-style' commission established to blame President Bush for ignoring all that intel.

33 posted on 11/01/2012 3:46:51 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Please help Todd Akin defeat Claire and the GOP-e send money!!!!!)
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To: pankot
"I’d bet money on a Pulitzer for Herridge"

She will deserve it for the job she is doing. Remember though the Pulitzer has been politicized for a long time by lefties.

Now, if she were a latter day Walter Duranty................

34 posted on 11/01/2012 3:52:18 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Just mythoughts

SECURITY....look it up in the article “Weapons Hunting”.


35 posted on 11/01/2012 4:29:07 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Roberts

What was SO important that they HAD to be there on 9/11? I know the ambassador was supposed to dedicate a school named for a Libyan that protected a downed pilot....and he met with the Turkish ambassador.....BUT 9/11 of all days??????


36 posted on 11/01/2012 7:46:46 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: bigbob

>>Whether it happens before the election or not I don’t know but I believe this will doom both Hussein and Clinton when it all comes out. <<

Speaking for myself, I would rather see them take their time and do this right, regardless of election timeline.

I want this out ASAP, and justice takes at least a LITTLE time.

If it comes out AFTER an Obama defeat, it is double-damning, since politics cannot be so readily blamed.


37 posted on 11/01/2012 8:10:58 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Ask the dead of Benghazi how much "Obama cares.")
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To: Roberts

Who leaked the cable?

Is there really at least one true American in the Department of State?


38 posted on 11/01/2012 8:24:32 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Roberts
A graphic I just created. Feel free to share.


39 posted on 11/01/2012 8:46:01 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Ask the dead of Benghazi how much "Obama cares.")
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To: Roberts

And when reading this report, don’t forget the June 6, 2012 terrorist attack on the Benghazi consulate:

“Chaffetz: Administration Pretended June 6 Terror Attack on Benghazi Consulate ‘Never Happened’”

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/chaffetz-administration-pretended-june-6-terror-attack-benghazi-consulate-never


40 posted on 11/01/2012 9:05:22 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: bert

I wonder where Herridge is getting all of this information, too. How is she coming by it? I hope her sources are trustworthy.


41 posted on 11/01/2012 9:45:42 AM PDT by virgil
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To: Dryman

“It looks as though the _resident is gonna blame Bubba’s wife.”

I don’t know about that. Bill would not take kindly to being used for campaigning for Obama and then have Hillary take the rap after the election.


42 posted on 11/02/2012 4:15:13 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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