Skip to comments.House panel: No administration wrongdoing in Benghazi attack
Posted on 08/02/2014 7:02:09 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The House Intelligence Committee, led by Republicans, has concluded that there was no deliberate wrongdoing by the Obama administration in the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, said Rep. Mike Thompson of St. Helena, the second-ranking Democrat on the committee.
The panel voted Thursday to declassify the report, the result of two years of investigation by the committee. U.S. intelligence agencies will have to approve making the report public.
Thompson said the report confirms that no one was deliberately misled, no military assets were withheld and no stand-down order (to U.S. forces) was given.
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No one here can legitimately claim that we need to vote Republican so that we can get control of the Senate and the House, and that 80% agreement is better than 100%, blah blah blah. They simply are not capable of running anything.
Vote RINO? We’ve seen their malfeasance in Kentucky and Mississippinever mind Michigan, where über-RINO Mike Rogers is from.
They value their own second-tier power and perks more than they value this country and its real citizens.
In a word, this country is screwed—and has been for quite a while, now.
I have no ideas for how to fix it .
——in the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, ——
There was never, ever a US Consulate in Benghazi....
That was the first lie told by the adminstration below the mountain of other lies...
wrongdoing is not the same thing as negligence to me.
An ambassador and three brave people were killed but nobody is responsible. The only real take away from the report is that the talking points were flawed.
All is forgiven. Absolutely pathetic.
Agree 100%. Expecting Republicans to make a difference is simply delusional. It matters not if they control anything.
No wrong doing means they didn’t do anything illegal?
Which was not the question
The question was WHERE WAS OBAMA since cross border authority is held only by the President and required before assets can be engaged to cross another country's boundaries???
(apologies for yelling, but I am SO pissed!)
It was all a video!
TERM LIMITS! AND, reduced compensation!
You are right. Republicans are spectators, not players, and are content with their good seats in the grandstands from which they can watch the real action. They make lots of noise but have no intention of participating in the game.
they even give them cover on the you tube video saying theres disagreement to this day as to whether it was a cause.
We are now in the cartridge box faze of rebellion. Need I say more.
Since the passage of the 17th Amendment. That’s when the little pebble began rolling down the then not so steep hill.
What a scam American politics have become.
Another step on why the Republicans are going to under-perform in November
Under-perform is putting it too kindly. I see it as caving and political cowardice.
The Republican base really needs to get a grip on reality.
Looks like there are some very nervous people about the impending hearings and, especially, whose leading it so they are trying to undermine it.
Go getum’ Trey.
1 term only. No retirement.
Is this a joke?
Sadly, this country is toast. It cannot be fixed.
The only way for a majority of us to regain what we once had is for the whole house of cards to collapse...and several new countries rise out of it.
I am totally convinced that dividing the country is our only hope. Let libtards live the way they want to live....and let us live the way we want to. Start over with 3 (or more) countries....one in the NE, one in the West...and one or more in the central.
And the witnesses, who said military assets were withheld, were liars? This is the report from Issa’s investigation?
House Intelligence........an oxymoron if I ever heard one. Had to get out in front of Gowdy, didn’t you? Giving aid and comfort to America’s enemies, foreign and DOMESTIC!
So we have Gowdy named to head a select committee of the House to investigate an issue and another House Committee says there is no wrong doing.
Our Speaker is an idiot.
At minimum, the POS was AWOL. Dereliction of duty is not wrongdoing apparently. What rubbish.
Leaving our ambassador with no security (deliberately drawn down prior to the attack), leaving our men to die with no help after they were attacked .... then everyone (Hillary, Obama, Rice et al) lying their @sses off about it from the get-go ..... um, I would call that “administration wrongdoing” at a minimum and I could think of a lot stronger terminology to describe what they did.
However, how come it always seems to be that the 20% they DON'T agree with you ends up getting done? When it comes to the potential that one of these GOP goobers will take his 20% and vote for Amnesty, or just plain ignore complete treachery by this government, what good is that 80%? That 80% is all stump-speech pablum and lies - that's what it is.
We can always ask Mike Rogers if it is.
Attempt at undermining the Select Committee’s purpose and credibility. The libs are likely absolutely giddy about this.
Scam is right. The American people are being conned and swindled. And they get away with it because most Americans have no clue about anything whatsoever. The sheeple get fleeced everyday.
The correct question was not, “Was there deliberate wrongdoing?”, but, “What pro-active steps were taken when things started to go bad?”
I’m less concerned about a ‘stand-down order’ than if there was any direction given the Pentagon to immediately see what support could be given.
When things went bad, did the President actively engage and direct the DoD to take any possible steps?
No. He went to bed. He had a fundraiser to fly to the next day. Case closed.
Mr. Nathanbedford it is ALWAYS so wonderful to read your thoughts
we will NEVER succeed with article V our country has fallen into
absolute government rule and government lawlessness I am so full of
despair I have lost ALL hope for our once GREAT America!!!!!
The libs are likely absolutely giddy about this.
The libs should be eternally thankful for Republicans. What better than to have an “adversary” who caves so easily?
Another volley by the EXEMPT Congress
and their EXEMPT King
arming their al Qaeda and Hamas allies with weapons
and tunnels and open borders,
as they WORK TREASONOUSLY TOGETHER
against the American People.
The RINOs were always collaborators, going back to the beginning of the last century with the “Progressive” movement. Never mind what they tried to do to Reagan when he had the “temerity” to challenge Gerald Ford in 1976.
HPSCI Majority Members
Mike Rogers, Chairman
8th District of Michigan
13th District of Texas
1st District of Florida
11th District of Texas
3rd District of New York
2nd District of New Jersey
21st District of California
3rd District of Georgia
6th District of Minnesota
Thomas J Rooney
16th District of Florida
3rd District of Nevada
4th District of Kansas
Personally, I would like to see Texas secede and become a separate nation as it once was.
Then—we would have to throw out all the yankees and other non-Texans.
We would need to have our borders guarded well, of course.
Just kidding, of course. (sorta)
basil-—5th generation Texan
Careful now...slandering 'idiots' may just get you charged with a Holder 'hate crime.'
I suppose that incompetence does not equal wrongdoing.
The only way for a majority of us to regain what we once had is for the whole house of cards to collapse
We’re well on our way toward collapse. Nominal national debt of $18 trillion and unfunded liabilities of nearly $120 trillion. This debt is simply unpayable.
The USA as we once knew it is gone.
Was Mike Rogers the head of this House Panel?
If so, that goes a long way to explain why he chose not to run again.
No whey. Mr. Anti-Islamic-Terror Peter King went along with this? My my my. Guess he’s on board with that “one struggle” thing after all.
AFAIK, he was.
Funny, the report is not yet released and a Democrat says there is nothing in it and everybody automatically believes him.