Skip to comments.Gowdy Slams Rice Benghazi Interview: ‘I Get Tougher Questions in the Bojangles Drive-Thru’
Posted on 02/25/2014 6:46:18 PM PST by smoothsailing
February 25, 2014
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) blasted Meet the Press host David Gregory for throwing softball questions at National Security Advisor Susan Rice on Benghazi, saying: “I get tougher questions in the Bojangles drive-thru than he asked her.”
Appearing on NBCs Meet the Press for the first time since her 2012 post-Benghazi round on the Sunday shows, Rice was asked by Gregory if she had any regrets about that appearance and whether she felt that it cost her the secretary of State job.
Rice was also asked if were any closer to finding those responsible for the murder of four Americans that night, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The United States stays on the case. This president, our President Obama, has said that we do what will it takes to bring the perpetrators to justice, she said. And indeed, we will.
“I would love the chance to ask follow-up questions of Susan Rice because David Gregory apparently did not avail himself of that opportunity,” Gowdy said on Fox. “There is no regret about lying to your fellow citizens, no regret — no regret about the fact that in 18 months, not a single solitary person has been brought to justice. No regret for misleading the families and loved ones of those four murdered Americans. I can certainly help her if she is struggling to come up with an area of regret. Who did she talk to before she went on the Sunday talk shows? Did she call Hillary Clinton? Did she call Gregory Hicks in Libya? Did she do any due diligence at all?”
Gowdy stressed that the truth “undercuts the narrative that the president has been engaged in during the campaign.”
“Remember, we were in the midst of a campaign. Al-Qaeda is on the run and Osama bin Laden is dead. Well, apparently al-Qaeda was not on the run. They were at the front door of our facility in Benghazi getting ready to kill our ambassador, burn it down. So she could either tell the truth or she can blame it on a video for which there was no evidence whatsoever, and she opted to protect her career and pair up the talking points that were provided her by the White House.”
Gowdy, who sits on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said to this day “a lot of the classified documents are classified to protect political careers, not to protect national interest.”
“There are four committees that have been looking into this for 18 months. To my knowledge, not a single one has had an opportunity to ask the follow-up questions that David Gregory failed to ask on Sunday. It may be time to put our efforts together with a select committee with subpoena power,” he said. “Because, as you know, I can’t subpoena anyone. I can’t subpoena the greeter at Walmart. I have no subpoena power. The committee chairman and the speaker do. And I’m about ready to Ms. Rice some questions under oath, not David Gregory questions about what’s your favorite color, but serious questions about why you had so little intellectual curiosity as to question the talking points that you were asked to parrot. Did you ask anybody to prove to you that this was a video or did you just go out and parrot it?”
Countdown to “That’s raaaaaacist.”
Trey Gowdy ping
Mmmmm, fried chicken!
Yep, you know it’s coming.
As for Bojangles, I used to really like their cole slaw.
The future Speaker of the House.
The menu looks tasty though I get a bit nervous about ‘boneless’ chicken. It appears to be just a southeastern or mid atlantic thing though.
Ya know thas code word...dog whistle...??
Trey Gowdy Bump!
All the flunkies in the 0bama administration get the same kid glove handling as Susan Rice did and the flunkies I refer to are Cabinet Secretaries.
Susan Rice is an affirmative action dumbass. She does what she’s told.
Ouch. I like Trey.
She has a shield - she is a black LIBERAL woman and she knows she can get away with everything.
I’m not sure how dumb she is but she is definitely playing the game: you can’t touch me because I’m black. I actually hear a black girl say that at the post office just before she flung a package marked “fragile” across the room.
” - - - I have no subpoena power. The committee chairman and the speaker do. - - - “
Conclusion Committee Chairman Issa, and Speaker Boehner have been covering up the Benghazi Murders for 18 months.
Gregory is a tool.
LOL. Yeah, like "Hey Trey, groovy wheels, they yours?"
that's the litmus test for public service nowadays. Faculty loungers. Do gooders. Social justice (as they call it) crusaders. Lesbians. Dope Fiends. Tax Cheats. Fags. These are the bottom feeders ruining everyones lives
Obama's NSA may have a ton of dirt on the alcoholic Boehner and the used car lot guy Issa - I can't think of any other possibility