Skip to comments.President Obama Begs Off Answering Whether Americans in Benghazi Were Denied ... Help (Oct 2012)
Posted on 05/10/2013 11:21:34 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
In an interview with a Denver TV reporter Friday, President Obama twice refused to answer questions as to whether the Americans under siege in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012, were denied requests for help, saying hes waiting for the results of investigations before making any conclusions about what went wrong.
After being asked about possible denials of requests for aid, and whether its fair to tell Americans that what happened is under investigation and wont be released until after the election, the president said, the election has nothing to do with four brave Americans getting killed and us wanting to find out exactly what happened. These are folks who served under me who I had sent to some very dangerous places. Nobody wants to find out more what happened than I do.
President Obama told KUSA-TVs Kyle Clarke large that we want to make sure we get it right, particularly because I have made a commitment to the families impacted as well as to the American people, were going to bring those folks to justice. So, were going to gather all the facts, find out exactly what happened, and make sure that it doesnt happen again but were also going to make sure that we bring to justice those who carried out these attacks.
Clark pressed again.
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President Obama Begs Off Answering Whether Americans in Benghazi Were Denied Requests for Help
Look in the mirror....YOU were the DENIER!
How hard it it?
“Did you Mr. President, issue an order in any way preventing deployment of US assets from crossing the libyan border?”
Were they denied requests for help during the attack? he (Tapper)asked (To Obama).
Well, we are finding out exactly what happened, the president again said. I can tell you, as Ive said over the last couple of months since this happened, the minute I found out what was happening, I gave three very clear directives. Number one, make sure that we are securing our personnel and doing whatever we need to. Number two, were going to investigate exactly what happened so that it doesnt happen again. Number three, find out who did this so we can bring them to justice. And I guarantee you that everyone in the state department, our military, the CIA, you name it, had number one priority making sure that people were safe. These were our folks and were going to find out exactly what happened, but what were also going to do it make sure that we are identifying those who carried out these terrible attacks.
Earlier today, Fox News Jennifer Griffin reported that CIA agents in the second U.S. compound in Benghazi were denied requests for help.
In response, CIA spokesperson Jennifer Youngblood said, We can say with confidence that the Agency reacted quickly to aid our colleagues during that terrible evening in Benghazi. Moreover, no one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims to the contrary are simply inaccurate. In fact, it is important to remember how many lives were saved by courageous Americans who put their own safety at risk that night-and that some of those selfless Americans gave their lives in the effort to rescue their comrades.
Here are the things that should bring down Obama. Did he give those orders? Or did he give the order to stand down? Here is the "Watergate Statement" or "I did not have sexual relations with that woman...." moment (In my opinion).
“I can’t comment on an ongoing investigation. We’ll have to wait for their report to find out what I was doing that night.”
“I cant comment on an ongoing investigation. Well have to wait for their report to find out what I was doing that night.”
EXACTLY what Obama is saying!
There should have been no attacks or murders as our Secretary of State authorized Libyan militiamen to guard the compound’s interior.
ROTFLOL "I am not a crook!"
He’s probably staying up late at night going through a few packs, wondering if he and the Mrs. are still going to the free 32 million dollar estate in Hawaii in a few years.
Thanks Ernest and sjb.
I wonder who told him to go to bed and rest up for his grueling campaign in Las
Vegas so that he had plausible deniability for anything that went on in Benghazi
such as gun running and/or his “personal dealings” with Ambassador Stevens.
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