Skip to comments.Petraeus on Benghazi: It Wasn't Me
Posted on 10/28/2012 6:01:27 AM PDT by yoe
Central Intelligence Agency director David Petraeus has emphatically denied that he or anyone else at the CIA refused assistance to the former Navy SEALs who requested it three times as terrorists attacked the U.S. consulate in Benghazi on the night of Sep. 11. The Weekly Standard and ABC News (report) that Petraeus's denial effectively implicates President Barack Obama, since a refusal to assist "would have been a presidential decision."
Earlier today, Denver local reporter Kyle Clarke of KUSA-TV did what the national media largely refuses to do, (asking) Obama directly whether the Americans in Benghazi were denied requests for aid. Obama dodged the question, but implied that he had known about the attacks as they were "happening."
Emails released earlier this week (indicated) that the White House had been informed almost immediately that a terror group had taken responsibility for the attack in Benghazi, and Fox News reported this morning that the two former Navy SEALs, Ty Woods and Glen Doherty, had been refused in requests for assistance they had made from the CIA annex.
Jake Tapper (quoted) Petraeus this afternoon denying that the CIA was responsible for the refusal: "No one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims to the contrary are simply inaccurate."
As William Kristol of the Weekly Standard notes, that leaves only President Obama himself to blame:
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
If Frank Marshall Davis is his father, then he is actually natural born. That’s the irony.
Yes, but is it better to be not Natural Born, or to be fathered by a Commie.
That was the choice Obama faced or should have faced if we had a real Media.
Evidently he chose not to be natural Born
The entire Admin needs to be prosecuted and spend jail time for this.
There was a rapid response team that flew into Sigonella after another relief force from Tripoli was already on their way to and did relieve Benghazi along with CIA volunteers there.
They are what constituted the third firefight and extracted the remaining personnel except for Stevens who was found by friendlies.
Eventually, the other mass media outlets will have to start covering this tragic story, or else they're gonna lose even more viewers to Fox News.
The mainstream media is destroying its reputation beyond repair as a result of their lack of coverage on this story. As Pat Caddell has said, they, (and the administration they cover for) have become a "fundamental threat to [the Republic]"...
This what Col. Allen West had to say about it. He compared our flag being torn down at the embassy as someone tearing down the flag on top of our capital. Then he said this...
Love this awesome man!