Skip to comments.Senators call for special committee to probe Libya, as Petraeus agrees to testify
Posted on 11/14/2012 11:59:35 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
On the heels of David Petraeus agreeing to testify on the Libya terror attack, Republican senators on Wednesday stepped up their call to empanel a "select committee" to investigate the tragedy -- as they raised concern that the administration's internal review would fall short.
"Let me be clear: there is no credibility among most of us concerning the administration and the numerous controversies and contradictions that have been involved in their handling of this issue," Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said, at a lengthy news conference on Capitol Hill.
McCain was joined by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., in calling for a temporary Senate committee established specifically to investigate Libya. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid later said he would not support their proposal.
The call for what would effectively be a new investigation comes as lawmakers continue to pry into the administration's narrative on what happened before, during and after the attack that killed four Americans. In a victory for lawmakers -- at least those who will hear from him -- Petraeus volunteered to speak to the House and Senate intelligence committees perhaps as early as this week on Libya.
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No one could get anyone (with the exception of Catherine Herridge) to discuss Benghazi UNTIL a little SEX was injected into the mix. Now that’s all everyone is talking about.
The Senate should stay out of this! The media would focus on the Senate meetings, which would be controlled by the Democrats, and ignore the House committee investigation, which is controlled by the Republicans. Who do you want asking the questions, controlling the gavel, and controlling the subpeona list?
I can’t wait!
Just pray he tells the whole truth and nothing but!
Hadn’t thought of that.. The Senate will run cover for Teflon 0bama with a ‘dog and pony’ show as a diversion from 0bama’s crimes. It’s bad enough the media does it.
Watch how everybody does all they can to avoid pointing the finger right where it belongs. (the oval office)
1) Only the POTUS can authorize a CBA (cross border authority) command for a rescue mission in a foreign nation.
Plus Fact Two:
2) No rescue mission was attempted.
Equals Fact Three:
3) 0bama turned his back on 41 State Dept. and CIA employees refusing to issue a CBA command and went to bed so he could go to Las Vegas the next day.
Looks like Vince Foster will be looking for some company soon...
The players are all warming up. Soon the game shall begin.
Harry Reid already said no, so that's the end of that.