Skip to comments.Obama Did Not Deny Requests For Help In Benghazi: Aide
Posted on 10/27/2012 1:07:27 PM PDT by edpc
The White House on Saturday flatly denied that President Barack Obama withheld requests for help from the besieged American compound in Benghazi, Libya, as it came under on attack by suspected terrorists on September 11th.
"Neither the president nor anyone in the White House denied any requests for assistance in Benghazi," National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor told Yahoo News by email.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...
And the CIA has denied that anyone in its chain of command rejected requests for help from the besieged Americans.
Well, the personnel on the ground would have made the request through either the WH or CIA. There are only 2 conclusions to be made from those statements.
1 - No request for assistance was ever made. That's highly unlikely.
2 - A massive and blatantly obvious lie/cover up is in effect.
By email? Talk about small balls.
Well, if Obamazombie, Little Tommy Vietor says it, it must be true.
Another lie of omission by the Obama regime. Obama "voted present" on Benghazi and people died because of it.
The system was set to automatically help the Ambassador.
Obama STOPPED it for al Qaeda and his other allies
(who happen to be enemies of the American people).
So now they’re on record saying the White House was out of the loop.
Either they’re stupid, or they’re even stupider.
The noose tightens.
Note he didn’t he say: “The President did not receive any requests for assistance.”
So #2 is probably correct.
these bastards aren’t responsible for anything. it’s always someone else’s “fault”. they would have done the right thing, but someone victimized them.
They are going to try and lie their way through it for 10 days in the hope they win and can then have a fake investigation to give them cover. At some point that will either fall apart, or they’ll admit to themselves that Mitt is going to win.
At that point they will be VERY dangerous.
The MSM isn’t going to put a spotlight on this any more than they have to. Probably our best bet is the Clinton’s will try to salvage their careers by throwing BHO to the wolves and making him responsible for everything.
Panetta said in the NY Times that he was at the WH during the attack, and that risk “impeded” deployment, so I guess they’re going to try to say, ‘we never said no, just not yet’ (until the 4 Americans were dead)
Yep. Clearly he was informed and if he allowed an underling to deny those requests that is de facto denying the requests.
It doesn’t matter who ****** up. Ultimately, it is Obomba’s responsibility. Remember “The Buck Stops Here”? Well, guess what, Barry, YOU OWN THIS MESS.
Then, who did?
Admitting to a pretty weak presidency, Sparky.
A suggestion/warning for all ambassadors/embassy staff posted in dangerous areas.
Dont depend on help from POTUS, SOD, SOS or the CIA! They will not respond to any SOSs. Then they will deny that you asked for help.
Buy or rent an Iridium Sat Phone and put Fox News Desk, Rush, Drudge, Rush and Free Republic on your speed dial, to text or call when you dont want to be slaughtered and need help.
That way the liars of this administration in charge of denying protection for you, cant deny that you asked for help.
Dont waste your remaining time contacting ABCNNBCBS! They are too busy protecting Obozo and his liars while looking for binder and racism lies save the butt of the traitor and his fellow thugs!
If Yahoo! News feels their job is to simply amplify the White House’s lame denial why would anyone consider them a valid source for news?
“At that point they will be VERY dangerous.”...
My thoughts too.
Yahoo news. No need to read further.
he was passed out drunk
This was a kidnapping gone wrong..Obama wanted to be the hero and save Ambassador Stevens by doing a botched kidnapping..but according to some rumors Ive read..Egypt wanted the Blind Sheikh, which screwed everything up..what other reason is there, they had this entire event happen LIVE on video..WHY..why was there someone actually taping this live if it wasn’t planned from the start
But aren’t there e-mails to the contrary that prove there were requests for help?
Which probably means that Valerie Jarrett was the one in the situation room issuing the Stand Down while the Bozo in Chief was getting his beauty sleep before heading off to Vegas.
"I didn't deny any requests and you can't prove I did." Ba'art H. Obama, President (and you're not).
The MSM is being forced to talk about it, however. That is some bit of progress.
Defense officials say they did not receive a request for military support from the State Department as the attack unfolded.
You have to parse the words these weasels use. CIA says they never told anybody NOT to help. Defense Dept. says they never got a request for assistance from State Dept. (does Hillary have to call Leon and ask for some special forces guys to save her people?) Now the POTUS office says ....”Neither the president nor anyone in the White House denied any requests for assistance in Benghazi,........
Bottom line is they are parsing again. If you do not deny a request for help it is completely different than ISSUING an order to help. If you ask me if you can borrow $20 and I ignore you, you can’t say I denied your request.
Prove it. Where was the AC-130 dispatched? Where was Aviano scrambled and assets in the air? Which carrier group was tapped to lead the assault?
I wouldn’t count on help from the Clinton’s. Hillary has been standing by her other man Obama. They are also trying to take down Netanahu behind the scenes.
If the CIA didn’t deny them assistance, and the White House didn’t deny them assistance, then the Defense Department or the State Department is going to take the fall.
Panetta has already admitted DoD wouldn’t help, but is he going to take the blame?
Scumbag POS Lying Marxist Douchebags.....
A hotter place in hell awaits those who betray truly honorable American Warriors.
Ok, well, this is easy enough.
We find out who the folks on the ground, were talking to.
Panetta and Obama both claim that they were never asked to provide support.
There are enough people, still alive..... that know plenty about this. The leader of the team that WAS supporting the embassy, until his team was removed 2 weeks before the attack, can clearly state that he made every effort to convince the administration that his team should NOT have been pulled out.
This is just incredible. I hope Obama just fries for this.
First, we’ll remove him via the election, then a full investigation into the matter with that stonewalling regime gone, is going to be quite telling.
what utter B/S, so now they cover up their cover up to hide their orignal cover up and the media still ignores this.
Only one person can give that order to stand down and that is obama , so where was obama during this, ?
Did obama watch the attack live time?
Did he go to bed after knowing that an attack was happening?
obama has lied repeatedly and no wonder he wants many to vote early[and often] because this is catching up and the media is trying to hold off as much as they can.
The pResident simply was NOT INSIDE the White House when he denied the requests....
Yesssssssssssssss. It sounds like Jarrett’s 3 passes on Bin Laden. She has Obama under her thumb - what is her connection to Soros?
That is his style - unfortunately, the deaths of four Americans got in the way of his style. He "voted present" and he lied to the American people.
He is a LITTLE MAN .
Actually, he is NO MAN AT ALL - he is the EXTENSION of Valarie Jarrett and his wife.
3. Obama wasn’t in the room, but in bed asleep, so technically he couldn’t “deny” anything.
Ergo: he KNEW in real time what was going down, and either did NOT deny the request for help, or APPROVED them.
But, if they were approved--why weren't the requests acted upon, since he is the CIC.
Ergo: Obama DID NOT DENY them, he just did NOTHING!!!!
Lord have mercy on U.S.!
But apparently, they are friends of his.
Obama is as LOATHSOME AND EVIL as they are.
Take a look at the comments section at the link. Bammy and crew are being roasted on a spitfire. Seems unlikely those are all conservatives posting and thumbing up/down.
I was wondering why the AC130 gunship was not used...then remembered seeing something about a Syrian army helicopter blowing up in mid-air about ten days ago. Maybe Quaddafi’s shoulder-fired missile inventory has been scattered far and wide making the gunship vulnerable. Don’t think the Poseur would want us knowing about that before election day.
“nor anyone in the White House”
Oh what fun, another linguistic puzzle. Where they standing outside with Obama having a smoke? That’s not in the White House.
Where are the interviews with the survivors?
And they have one more parse. “Neither the president nor anyone in the White House denied any requests for assistance.”
Could also mean, “Neither the president nor anyone in the White House denied [there were] any requests for assistance [to the media].
See how easy that was? Or to add another, the President says to a State Dept official, “I am giving no order to engage” and the State Dept official [who is outside the White House] is the one who issues the denial of assistance. The CIA never got the request.
But your parse is the most likely - they sat and watched and ignored them.
“Defense officials say they did not receive a request for military support from the State Department as the attack unfolded.
You have to parse the words these weasels use. CIA says they never told anybody NOT to help. Defense Dept. says they never got a request for assistance from State Dept.”
AFRICOM 4-Star and Mideast Strike Group Admiral are relieved of command.
A good response - troops should have these phones, too.
They sure couldn't count on Obama, or his administration, to have their back when they are in combat.
Good one. Attaboy
My thoughts too."
Had not thought of that but you can't put anything past this stealth Islamist.
the kenyans strategy on this is blanket denial on all things libya for the next 10 days hoping that the evidence doesnt bury them