Skip to comments.Rep. Pelosi knocks Republicans' 'obsession' with Benghazi attack
Posted on 05/11/2013 9:39:38 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Rep. Pelosi knocks Republicans' 'obsession' with Benghazi attack By Sam Baker - 05/11/13 11:43 AM ET
Congressional Republicans are using their Benghazi investigation as political "subterfuge" to distract from other issues, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Saturday.
Pelosi said it's important to find out what happened in the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. But the right is taking it too far, she said in an interview with MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry.
"The obsession that some of my Republican colleagues have in the House doesn't look like it's on the path to really finding a solution, but just to keeping an issue alive," she said.
House Republicans held a day-long hearing this week on the Benghazi attacks, focusing on security at the consulate as well as the way the administration described the attack.
"We certainly have to give the full attention Benghazi deserves, but we cannot let it soak up all of the congressional attention," Pelosi said. "What would be the purpose of that?"
The issue has also dominated conservative media.
"We want to find out what did happen, but then it becomes an issue that is subterfuge: 'Let's talk about Benghazi forever, so we don't have to talk about what the American people want us to talk about,'" Pelosi said. "They want us to talk about jobs, they want us to talk about economic security, economic growth."
Republicans have accused the administration of downplaying the attack, citing initial talking points that described it as a protest over an anti-Islamic YouTube video rather than a coordinated terrorist attack.
Some Republicans have also questioned whether the administration refused requests for additional security in Benghazi.
"Much of what is being said out there by some of my colleagues in Congress is simply not true
it simply isn't true," Pelosi said. "So we have to make sure the public record is clear."
Pelosi is obsessed with reminding US that she has the mental capacity of a garden snail.
Is that cadaver still alive?
Must be close to the truth, I hear rats squealing...
This from the California ditz who is currently “obsessed” with ObamaCare, “gay marriage” and gun control. What a maroon.
Pelosi is the person responsible for the FRAUD of Obama.
She filed THE altered Certificate to make him pRes_ _ential
Pelosi is the key to the fraud.
How could you, in all decency to garden snails, insult them by comparing Pelosi to them? Garden snails are at least one standard deviation smarter than Pelosi is. LOL
Nice spin, Bela, but it’s not gonna fly. You and your admin buddies are up to your armpits in Benghazi quicksand.
Yet, pushing her failed gun control last month had how much to do with jobs?!
Pelosi isn't smart enough to be a good liar. She lies, but she isn't good at it.
Nancy needs to give America a break. She should resign and go home to spend more time with her money.
Apparently even Pelosi’s handlers can’t wake her out of her stupor.
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And of course no republican said “Psssst- Nancyu- have you forgotten abotu your side’s asinine obsession with Sarah PaLIN’s Wardrobe durign hte electorial process? or your sides obssession with Senator Stevens of Alaska, or Marc Sanford, or... on and on it goes-? Don ‘t preach to us abotu obssession!”
Silly Republicans . . . obsessed over national security, competent officials, transparent government, honest leaders, human life . . . you know, the little stuff . . . that’s us!
Attention dimwit Pelosi: One - Democrats were all over Nixon for lying but nobody died as did four brave and abandonded Americans in Benghazi, through incompetence and lying by Democrats; Two - if Bush was president and the same scenario occurred she’s be all over him relentlessly like a rabid pit bull.
"WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?!?!?"
that all you got Pelosi?
your guy can’t be removed, he can only be impeached.
Hey Nanc, try this on;
We have to pass the Articles of Impeachment to find out what’s in them.