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Hillary Clinton on Benghazi: ‘There will never be perfect clarity’
The Washington Times ^ | June 6, 2014 | By David Sherfinski

Posted on 06/06/2014 3:25:06 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton insists “there will never be perfect clarity” or full agreement on everything that happened regarding the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya — but that does not mean a lack of effort on getting to the truth.

“There will never be perfect clarity on everything that happened,” Mrs. Clinton writes in her book, “Hard Choices,” according to excerpts published by CBS News.

“It is unlikely that there will ever be anything close to full agreement on exactly what happened that night, how it happened, or why it happened. But that should not be confused with a lack of effort to discover the truth or to share it with the American people.”

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: benghazi; cia; libya; rice; syria; youtube

1 posted on 06/06/2014 3:25:06 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“There will never be perfect clarity... as long as I can help it, that is,” Hillarity Clinton.


2 posted on 06/06/2014 3:27:10 PM PDT by Lake Living
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Clarity... You mean like Vince Foster clarity?


3 posted on 06/06/2014 3:27:29 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The more she talks about it now..trying to shape the debate before the hearings start..the more it means that she’s really worried about what’s going to come out..


4 posted on 06/06/2014 3:31:20 PM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: All
Hillary labors to explain away Benghazi---but it's a political Catch 22 as she's now confronted w/ the Bergdahl swap ON TOP OF Benghazi.

THE WORM SQUIRMS I love to see Hillary squirm----she's being forced to express diametrically opposing views---approving the Bergdahl swap b/c of her "concerns" about Bergdahl's well-being......at the same time she's forced to answer why she abandoned four Americans to their savage fate in Benghazi.

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BACKSTORY---News hound Bob Woodward Definitely Doesn’t Buy Hillary’s Benghazi Denial. Woodward doesn’t believe Hillary's whine that "it's all about politics." The reporter known for making news claims there are still “serious, unanswered questions about this.”

Hillary's book, Hard Choices, stoutly declares that everything there is to know about Benghazi has already been revealed....she is hoping to silence Republicans by charging politics is behind the continuing probe.

Bob Woodward will not be dissuaded. ".....one of the questions I have -- did she keep a diary? Obama confirmed to Woodward that he keeps a diary. Woodward noted. “Ronald Reagan kept a very detailed diary of Iran Contra, and he finally turned it over.” The veteran Post reporter also knocked Clinton and Obama....... noting Benghazi is not about partisan politics, as they stoutly aver. “There are facts,” Woodward asserted on Fox News. “There is neutral inquiry. And there is a way to look at this and get that information and see if there is new information.”

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It's nothing short of amazing that Hillary "remembers" every detail WRT the Bergdahl swap....and her part in it. Hillary actually "remembered" that she “was personally and intensely involved" in the debate over swapping five Taliban commanders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in 2011 and 2012.

Even though Hillary--naturally--had "severe reservations" about the potential deal, and was demanding stricter conditions for the release of the prisoners than what President Obama settled for last week.

I love the part where Hillary valiantly asserts she "had a framework deal drawn up that was much tougher on the Taliban than what ultimately got done two years later."

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Frankly, it's such a relief that Hillary remembers the Gitmo/Bergdahl details b/c she had a nasty fall and was subject to blackouts.

Hillary has had mucho problems "remembering" details about Benghazi. So its pretty amazing that Hillary "remembers" every detail about her part in the Bergdahl/terrorist swap.

Course, Hillary feels a blackout coming on when she hears or sees the name Benghazi......good thing she has a diary (/snix).

5 posted on 06/06/2014 3:35:43 PM PDT by Liz
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
‘There will never be perfect clarity’

Never expect that from the "most transparent administration". /s

6 posted on 06/06/2014 3:35:57 PM PDT by csvset
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

What a cop out way to say it. Typical of liars.

This statement could apply to anything. There will never be “perfect clarity” or agreement on the Super Bowl, or on the Olympic games, or on any event that ever happens.


7 posted on 06/06/2014 3:39:04 PM PDT by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: TADSLOS
Yes, like Vince Foster clarity.

But, it’s really not that complicated.

For the election, Obama needed to show that he could be tough on Islam.

He and Hillary planned to have the Ambassador kidnapped and then Obama would get tough on the terrorists and they would give the Ambassador back. Maybe he would bomb an aspirin or baby milk factory. Obama a hero, election in the bag.

Hillary stripped away all the security to make the kidnapping easy. Problem was that some Navy Seals showed up and started kicking some Muslim butt. Terrorists figured they were set up and the real plan was to wipe them out. They thought that Obama was trying to be the hero by defending the Ambassador.

Things spin out of control, Ambassador is abused and killed Muslin style. Obama and Hillary have to go into lie mode. A video? Really?

It seems to me that the facts of what happened seem to fit well into this scenario.

8 posted on 06/06/2014 3:39:09 PM PDT by super7man
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To: reasonisfaith

One thing we have perfect clarity on—Hillary’s a dirty liar.


9 posted on 06/06/2014 3:39:44 PM PDT by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

There COULD be clarity on what happened, there’s people who were there there .... they’re just not allowed to talk, being threatened with jail time if they speak the truth about what they saw and heard

This in the “Land of the Free” ... and all we get from Big Media is crickets - the same Big Media that didn’t hesitate to deploy armies of investigative reporters to look into Sarah Palin’s and Mitt Romney’s pasts ....


10 posted on 06/06/2014 3:42:28 PM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It’s perfectly clear she knowingly lied to the parents of the dead.

Pray America wakes up


11 posted on 06/06/2014 3:43:05 PM PDT by bray (Palin 2016)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

...meaning she will obsfucate the truth as long as she lives.


12 posted on 06/06/2014 3:44:22 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

We know this much: Liberals like Hillary Clinton are doing everything in their power to make sure there is NEVER clarity. She was one of the liars... she’s one of the people attempting to stop the investigation or cripple it.

For Hillary to say, “‘There will never be perfect clarity” is insulting beyond words to the process ....


13 posted on 06/06/2014 3:48:30 PM PDT by GOPJ (https://www.projectveritas.com/home/)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Not when the MSM and the Demo-rat party go around with blinders on.


14 posted on 06/06/2014 3:48:35 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: Lake Living; All

But what is clear about Benghazi is that it happend under the watch of Obama and Clinton.


15 posted on 06/06/2014 3:50:06 PM PDT by Amendment10
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Many talk of the Fog of War.

Even worse is the Fog of Politics — intentional deceit.


16 posted on 06/06/2014 3:53:24 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

We don;t need perfect agreement, or perfect clarity.

We just need the truth.

In perfect Clintonian fashion, she constructs the straw man of “perfection”.

What tripe.


17 posted on 06/06/2014 3:55:12 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Hillary Clinton on Benghazi: ‘There will never be perfect clarity ... or I’ll be doing a stretch in the SLAMMER.’


18 posted on 06/06/2014 3:55:21 PM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: super7man
Things spin out of control, Ambassador is abused and killed Muslin style.

Amb. Stevens evidently died of smoke inhalation before the attackers found him.

Still, that event would've queered the deal and doesn't conflict with the rest of your theory (which I share, by the way).

19 posted on 06/06/2014 3:57:06 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance on parade.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
“It is unlikely that there will ever be anything close to full agreement on exactly what happened that night

Left wing strawman rhetoric.

No one is expecting full agreement. However, Hillary is COVERING UP the facts which would show us more of what happened. She's a lying witch.

20 posted on 06/06/2014 3:58:48 PM PDT by what's up (sun)
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To: okie01

Ah, thanks. I will amend future postings of my scenario.


21 posted on 06/06/2014 4:04:57 PM PDT by super7man
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
did she keep a diary?

If so, where is it and what's in it?

22 posted on 06/06/2014 4:14:58 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“there will never be perfect clarity”

Gee, Cankles sounds a lot like some of the RINOs sniffing around here pontificating that “the perfect is the enemy of the good” in trying to persuade us to sniff a third GOP-e liberal jock strap.

Hillary and her republicrat soul-mates can bite me black & blue.


23 posted on 06/06/2014 4:33:37 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“There will never be perfect clarity on everything that happened,” says Killary.

To which Trey Gowdy replies, “Madam Secretary, let me open your eyes.”

That’s gonna be a real spectacle.


24 posted on 06/06/2014 4:39:58 PM PDT by upchuck (Support ABLE, the Anybody But Lindsey Effort. Yes, we are the ABLE!!)
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"Hillary Clinton on Benghazi:
‘There will never be perfect clarity’"


25 posted on 06/06/2014 4:43:09 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama was never in the situation room because that’s a place where they have special communications to give directions to handle a far-off, rapidly-changing, highly fluid situation.

UPSTAIRS in the WH is where it’s waaay more political —there, the focus is on what will be said and written in order to take credit for a good thing or avoid responsibility for a bad thing. Or responsibility for a REALLY bad thing:

Upstairs is where you scheme with the treacherous, highly-paid people who were hall monitors in middle-school, who later served on student council in high-school, and later were obsequious Teaching Assistant, and so on, before going inevitably to law school.

These are people who have never shot a gun or carried a pack —they get OTHERS to do that FOR them. They’re NOT interested in saving people, especially not Iowa farm boys and people who have never been near the Hudson River.

Obama wasn’t interested in helping the welfare of others, he was interested in his OWN welfare —then as now, too.

And Hillary is exactly the same —this is her daily bread and butter.

Throughout Bengazi Hillary studiously avoided cameras, but when images of a soot-faced, dying Stevens were splashed across TV screens, suddenly the Wicked Witch sprung into action, saying into mics and before cameras:

“We’re so happy those men were HELPING our Ambassador..! They were chanting in HAPPY celebration because they’d found him ALIVE..!”

She did that because she realized it was her first and last chance to shape perceptions when big parts of the public were drawing the politically scary conclusion that these snickering, high-fiving bums were actually KIDNAPPERS —Hillary knew in a flash she had to dive in there, instantly, misdirecting public attention and TELLING us idiot citizens what to make of the images on our screens.

HILLARY IS IN UP TO HER EYEBALLS IN THIS.


26 posted on 06/06/2014 5:17:19 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: super7man

Very nice, tight synopsis, good work.


27 posted on 06/06/2014 5:19:53 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

That's all on you, Hillary.

Some one set them up the Al-Qaeda bomb!

28 posted on 06/06/2014 5:26:53 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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$8.7 billion dollar Overseas Contingency Fund and all you could spare for
Stevens' security was $200k for the Feb. 17th Martyrs Brigade, Hillary?
29 posted on 06/06/2014 5:30:51 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: TigersEye
They spent 630K on Factbook "Likes"

http://washingtonexaminer.com/state-department-bureau-spent-630000-on-facebook-likes/article/2532629

30 posted on 06/06/2014 5:36:52 PM PDT by tacticalogic
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To: Liz

I heard she can’t find her diary, but it should show up in 2-3 years on her coffee table.


31 posted on 06/06/2014 5:46:04 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: tacticalogic
[insert Godzilla facepalm here]

Dems in charge don't just make us less safe they draw danger to us.

32 posted on 06/06/2014 5:47:04 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: TigersEye

Wonder if the $6 Billion that “went missing/they can’t find” from the State Dept budget was part of that $8.7 billion.


33 posted on 06/07/2014 6:53:25 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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Yeah. But the $8.7 billion was only the Overseas Contingency Operations account. The State Dept. also got $47 billion dollars more for its operational account. And that was just for 2012. Lots of places for Hillary to skim to get herself $6 bil.


34 posted on 06/07/2014 10:13:58 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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