Skip to comments.Congress Interviewing "Dozens" of Benghazi Witnesses
Posted on 07/30/2013 10:12:03 AM PDT by kristinn
In recent weeks, members of the House and Senate and their staffers have held two classified hearings on the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya; conducted more than 25 hours of formal, transcribed interviews with witnesses; and spoken informally with several dozen additional witnesses, including some who are being called "whistleblowers."
Among those who have recently spoken to Congress is Marine Corps Col. George Bristol who was in the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) chain of command on Sept. 11. Earlier this month, CBS News reported that the Pentagon declined Republican congressional requests to produce Bristol for interviews. At the time, the Pentagon said Bristol had retired and that they "cannot compel retired members to testify before Congress."
However, after that report about Congress' search for Bristol, the Pentagon contacted CBS News to say their original assessment was in error and that Bristol is not retired, after all. Instead, he's on "terminal leave." The Pentagon added: "In response to a request from [South Carolina Republican] Senator [Lindsey] Graham's office earlier this month, Colonel George Bristol (USMC) will be available to meet with House and Senate members and their staffs."
Bristol has since met with Graham and is set to testify Tuesday behind closed doors in front of the House Armed Services Committee.
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I wonder where they found them? They’ve been under wraps for months.
All classified and unavailable to the public? And Lindsay Graham is handling it? Oh, great.
Must be why the Hag and the Fag had lunch together yesterday.
Graham tells CBS News that his office is now hearing from frustrated officials within military special forces and intelligence communities who say they have good leads on the whereabouts of suspects in the attacks but can't get approval to take action.
Do you think someone is afraid that the perpetrators will talk about what really happened, what they really planned to do, and who organized it?
One of the scandals within a phony scandal, the regime hiding witnesses away from Congressional oversight until the key actors have left government (Clinton, Panetta).
The Obama Morsi connection deserves much further scrutiny...where there’s smoke there’s fire.
Pansey Graham was a JAG before his political life.
Probably was not a wise thing to do -- to hack into her computers -- among other things.
FoxNews will probably always have an opening for a reporter like her...
Linsey and closed door sessions I trust less than a rattle snake in my lunch box.
Enlarging their own hit list
I do. Because what we have been fed by the usual suspects is all lies.
Yep, and Huma Abedin would be a great place to start.
The way I read it, they're not interviewing the survivors -- instead, it's other people, like Col. Bristol, who were involved in the decision chain.
Presumably, the survivors are still "unavailable".
He’s still a Colonel in tha USAF reserves.
At what point do these “phony scandals” merit prosecutions and arrests?
Video and more at the source link from reporter Sharyl Attkisson.
It is a damn miracle her car hasn’t exploded before hitting a tree or something yet....
I don’t know what pansy’s personal problems are (he seems to be being blackmailed into lapdogging for McCain) but he has a sharp legal mind, as revealed during the Clinton impeachment debacle.