Skip to comments.Obama: I Made Susan Rice Talk to the American People About Benghazi
Posted on 11/14/2012 12:06:53 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
President Barack Obama revealed at his press conference this afternoon that he is responsible for sending U.N. ambassador Susan Rice to speak to the American people a few days after the September 11 Benghazi terror attack.
"As I said before, she made an appearance at the request of the White House in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her," Obama said at the press conference, defending the statements the ambassador to the U.N. made regarding the Benghazi attack.
Rice has been widely criticized for giving misleading statements about Benghazi. She maintained that the killing of four Americans stemmed for a spontaneous protest that got violent.
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Incomplete statement. What a pity.
” he is responsible for sending U.N. ambassador Susan Rice to speak to the American people a few days after the September 11 Benghazi terror attack.”
Congress should ask Rice, under OATH: "Did the President promise you a promotion in exchange for saying 'a protest over a video' on the Sunday news programs?"
Oh, he’s the liar. I see. I was confused.
So he sent her out to spread lies? He should be impeached for sending an ambassador to the media to spread lies. He made her look like an idiot. Why do we want an idiot or a willfully ignorant person to represent the US as SOS?
Dig a little deeper O.
If she has one ounce of integrity, she will decline the nomination. If it is offered.
If I found out that my boss used me this way, I would resign.
He lied to the Beyotch and made her repeat it.
Sounds like a coverup to me!
He stepped in it with his admission.........people are already pouncing on it.
A: The kind we have in the Whitehouse.
Liar...liar...pants on fire! The Pathetic Pinnochio President.
“As I said before, she made an appearance at the request of the White House...”
HUH? WHEN DID YOU MAKE THAT STATEMENT?
We now know who told her to publicly and repeatedly lie about Benghazi. The president did. That's who.
Sorry, I burst out laughing at that one.
He stated during the debate that he called the attack an act of terror. Now he states she was acting on their best intelligence. Okay so which is it? Especially since Candy Crowley helped him to what was likely his best moment during the debates.
Second since the perps took immediate credit for the act why the lie? Lets see you might lie if you knew who they were but they didn’t know. That would be smart. It might help you catch them. But we knew! They told us! The only people fooled,tricked,kept in the dark were the American people and we all know what that has to do with. It’s only about one thing and that was his narrative going into the election that he helped make the middle east safer.
Obama’s war on women continues.
He wants them to poison themselves, kill their babies, be psychologically scarred for life, and now he asks them to spread lies on his behalf. He is a little man.
Hillary must’ve been told to lie as well. We know how much integrity she has.
Hi ya Dog!
The Marxist can’t control his temper.
Now, he’s on record lying.
Notice he couldn’t answer the direct question about their pleas for help?
THAT means he didn’t give the order! He left them to die!
Petraues told the House Intelligence Committee on September 13 that the video done it, so I'm sure that Zero was confidant that he had Davy in his back pocket, should anyone question Rice's statement. Zero could claim, well, the CIA Director said it was the video.
And if Davy was being blackmailed by Barry at this point? Apparently Davy was being told he could keep his job and that everything would be kept quiet if he played ball on Benghazi, and it seems he was doing just that.
And now he pretends to defend her against those Big, Bad White Men, Graham and McCain (while omitting the name of Kelly Ayotte as one of the senators questioning Rice's role).
Awww. Poor wittle Susan Rice, can't defend herself, needs Big Brother Zero to pwotect her!
Knowing the administration's stance on this goes a long way to making sense of putting the UN ambassador out as point-person on the whole Bengazi video thing. In its way, this is an assault on the First Amendment in the same way that Fast & Furious is an assault on the Second.
If Obama wasn’t a narcissist, he would simply say that they were wrong, and that the Benghazi attack was not the result of a video trailer.
I heard today that Petraeus tried to have it both ways at that hearing.
I.e., according to William Kristol, one of Kristol's sources told him that Petraeus asked the House Committee something like this,
"Do you want to hear what really happened, or do you want to hear about the video?"
I heard this news attributed to Kristol this morning on the Fox & Friends show.
I would think this should be blockbuster news ... but haven't seen or heard anything since.
Obama’s phony “protective” attitude about Susan Rice is not convincing. If he cared about Ms. Rice’s reputation and her getting criticized, then why didn’t HE come forward weeks ago and tell us that he was the one who sent her out to the wolves.
And, further, why didn’t HE make the original statement to the press in the first place instead of sending out someone else? - especially when a U.S. Ambassador had just been murdered. He was just TOO BUSY out in Las Vegas to bother with telling what really happened - which he STILL hasn’t done.
Obama ordered it. Well I guess that makes it ok then.
Like nobody knew that Susan Rice was speaking on behalf of the White House.
If she had any integrity, she would have resigned when he asked her to lie for him.
she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her,"
Woah. Woah. Woah!!! Stop the presses. You sent her?! And SHE gave HER best understanding?!!!! Remember, these were on Sunday News Shows, on September 16th(!)
0bama, you are a pathological and completely inept liar! You said in the Presidential debate that you called it an act of terrorism on the very next day, September 12! And here you are suggesting that you sent Susan Rice to give HER(?!) own version four friggin days later!? One, that completely contradicts YOURS?!!!!
Completely pathetic disprovable lies. And the STATE-RUN media is an AWOL embarrassment to the very fundamental concept of journalism. Partisan hacks with tingles up their pathetic un-American legs.
0bama was notified immediately and automatically when the Benghazi consulate triggered the "Imminent Danger Notification System" alert. He did nothing.
Judge Jeanine Investigates Benghazi Gate Part 4 - 10/20/2012 video 6:53
Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer (U.S. Army ret.), former CIA Station Chief Gary Berntsen and former CIA operative Mike Baker
There are three scandals here...
Denial of requests for security were a dereliction of duty. The lies and misdirection about the "video" after the attack were fraud and malfeasance under the color of authority. The inaction during the attack was something more than that.
The failure to act during the attack is the direct equivalent of desertion IMO.
ONE man had the authority to act that night.
ONE man deserted his post!
0bama abandoned his post. 0bama Is A Deserter!
...She was born on Nov. 17, 1964, and is the daughter of a former governor on the Federal Reserve Board.
She earned an undergraduate degree from Stanford and both a master's degree and a doctorate in international relations from New College at Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar.
After the Clinton administration, Ms. Rice was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and was also a foreign policy adviser to John Kerry's presidential campaign in 2004. She is married to Ian Cameron, the Canadian-born executive producer of ABC News's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos."
“I lied to her, she repeated it” ...
Because she would be replacing one.
“...intelligence provided to her” is sort of an interesting phrase. From it you can conclude that she was honestly reporting what she was told. Assuming for the moment that true, the question now is who fed her the “intelligence” and did they know it was false when the fed it to her.
The second question is why, having been made a dupe by the Administration, she hasn’t resigned.
Sounds to me like he is Sending Petraeus under the bus,he said he sent Rice out to the shows to do the best she could with the intelligence she had,so what has Changed? Petraeus is the idiot who told us it was a Video.Sounds like old Petraeus is not as smart as we thought he was,what a Dope the Kenyan really played him
1) Obama lied to serve his domestic political needs, and isn’t fit to be Secretary of State himself.
2) When Rice lied on command, as Obama claims, she forfeited all credibility. Colin Powell presented a pack of BS about mobile WMD labs and centrifuge tubes in Iraq, because his boss wanted him to. Bush’s fault, Powell’s destroyed credibility. That’s how the game works.
John Kerry as Sec of Defense is interesting. That would get him out of the Senate, and he would last about 3 months. His executive experience is .....precisely what?
No, he didn’t say that she was acting on their best intelligence, he said:
“she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her”
So, if you read between the lines, that is lawyer-speak for “we didn’t give her the best intelligence that WE had”.
1. He is in a comma and knows nothing
2. he can control the investigation
3. He is worried one of his workers will rollover
You sent her out to lie for you which makes her a liar too. Shit can the both of you.
Right so she was used to disseminate false information.
That seems to be what they are saying, without actually saying it.
They pissed on the 1st Amendment to the US Constitution. They’re #ing scumbags.
This is Julius Ceaser Obama exercising what he in his power thoughts can construct as edict.