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  • Five questions about Benghazi for ex-CIA Acting Director Mike Morell from Sean Smith's uncle

    04/06/2014 2:01:19 PM PDT · by mulder1 · 7 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | April 02, 2014 | Smith's uncle By Michael Ingmire
    Five questions about Benghazi for ex-CIA Acting Director Mike Morell from Sean Smith's uncle
  • Poll: Majority Doesn't Trust Hillary's Benghazi Story

    03/14/2014 9:14:57 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 18 replies
    Hillary Clinton may be the early conventional wisdom frontrunner for 2016, but the American people don't seem eager to be party to an unquestioning coronation. A nationwide survey conducted by Bloomberg shows that a majority of voters do not believe the former Secretary of State's claim that she was unaware of denied security requests ahead of the 2012 Benghazi massacre: A new Bloomberg poll suggests Hillary Clinton has her own credibility issue -- when it comes to Benghazi. More specifically, 51 percent of voters say they don't believe Clinton when she says that she never saw requests for additional security...
  • Rumsfeld: Clinton Was Responsible for Lack of Protection in Benghazi

    02/16/2014 11:02:50 AM PST · by Faith · 21 replies
    The Foundry - Heritage Foundation Blog ^ | Feb. 15, 2014 | Helle Dale
    Donald Rumsfeld, a man who doesn’t mince his words, placed the blame for the Benghazi disaster squarely on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in an interview posted by Breitbart TV on Thursday. ~excerpt~ http://blog.heritage.org/2014/02/15/rumsfeld-clinton-responsible-lack-protection-benghazi/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social
  • Benghazi Report Is Another Stinging Blow For Hillary

    02/12/2014 4:43:24 PM PST · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Investors.com ^ | February 12, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Accountability: Early on, the White House had the country needlessly wondering whether Benghazi was terrorism at all. That is long since settled; now a report from Congress confirms where the blame lies. From the beginning, President Obama launched a two-front war against those demanding full accountability on the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other American personnel. The first was to deny that it was a pre-conceived al-Qaida operation timed for a key date. If the public swallowed that, it would mean that there was nothing to blame anybody for. The second...
  • Book: Issa defended Hillary on Benghazi (Dead-End Darrell)

    02/11/2014 7:37:30 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/11/14 | Julian Pecquet
    The Republican leading the investigation into the Benghazi terror attack said the “failure” didn't lie with Hillary Clinton and that her “legacy” was “mostly intact” for a 2016 presidential run. The show of support for the former secretary of State by House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is among the surprising revelations in the new book “HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton,” by The Hill's Amie Parnes and Politico's Jonathan Allen. Issa made the comments in a December 2012 interview, at a time when Republicans were still focusing their anger on inaccurate administration talking points they claimed...
  • BENGHAZI INVESTIGATION:WHERE IS THE STATE DEPARTMENT ACCOUNTABILITY?

    02/10/2014 10:23:53 AM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 22 replies
    U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Majority Staff Report ^ | Feb 19 , 2014 | House Foreign Affairs Committee
    BENGHAZI INVESTIGATION: WHERE IS THE STATE DEPARTMENT ACCOUNTABILITY? “The [State] Department cannot have a culture of accountability . . . if no one, literally no one,is held accountable for the mismanagement and poor leadership the ARB itself identified "
  • Hillary Clinton Sends Her Regrets On Benghazi

    01/29/2014 10:10:09 AM PST · by raptor22 · 20 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | January 28, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Benghazi: Hillary Clinton regrets Americans died in what a Senate panel said was a preventable terrorist attack that she downplayed. While the committee didn't acknowledge her role, it can be called criminal negligence. What difference at this point do the regrets of former Secretary of State Clinton make, as expressed in an interview Monday during the National Automobile Dealers Association conference in New Orleans? Not much, particularly to Charles Woods and Patricia Smith, parents of Ty Woods and Sean Smith, respectively, two of the four Americans murdered by al-Qaida-affiliated terrorists in an attack Clinton blamed on a video. Clinton expressed...
  • Hillary: Yeah, Sorry About That Benghazi Thingy…

    01/28/2014 12:38:13 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 38 replies
    The Western Center for Journalism ^ | 1-28-2014 | TOM HINCHEY
    January 28, 2014 Hillary: Yeah, Sorry About That Benghazi Thingy… BY TOM HINCHEY Hillary Clinton was the keynote speaker at the National Automobile Dealers Association in New Orleans yesterday She was asked what her biggest regret was as Secretary of State; she answered, “My biggest regret is what happened in Benghazi. It was a terrible tragedy losing four Americans.”...
  • CNN Apologizes: Hillary Clinton ‘Was Not Laughing’ About Benghazi (w/Video)

    01/27/2014 1:54:21 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 27 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1-27-2014 | Matt Wilstein
    CNN Apologizes: Hillary Clinton ‘Was Not Laughing’ About Benghazi by Matt Wilstein | 4:16 pm, January 27th, 2014 CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield was forced to admit a “mistake” at the tail end of her show Monday morning after a video edit on the network made it seem as though Hillary Clinton just might be laughing about the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya. The former secretary of state was actually laughing about her plans for 2016. During the report about Clinton’s remarks at today’s National Automobile Dealers Association convention in New Orleans, CNN juxtaposed her solemn remark that her “biggest...
  • Ted Cruz to Hillary Clinton: ‘Talk is cheap’

    01/27/2014 1:46:21 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 12 replies
    politico.com ^ | 1/27/14 | Jose DelReal
    Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday issued a sharp retort to comments made by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the Benghazi embassy attack in 2012: “Talk is cheap.” “The pattern with Hillary and the pattern with President Obama is virtually the same,” Cruz (R-Texas) told Gretchen Carlson on Fox News. “Hillary Clinton today apparently says she regrets that four brave Americans lost their lives; that we lost the first ambassador in active duty since 1979. But at the same time, she doesn’t want to do anything to fix it.” “Talk is cheap. She needs to stand up and demand...
  • CNN apologizes profusely after airing video of Hillary Clinton laughing

    01/27/2014 3:08:51 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 35 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/27/14 | Charlie Spiering
    A CNN anchor quickly apologized for airing a video clip of Hillary Clinton expressing regret for the Benghazi terrorist attacks spliced together with video of the former secretary of State laughing while she was asked about her plans in 2016. After playing the clip, CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield apologized to viewers, realizing that it looked like Clinton was laughing about the terrorist attack.
  • Hillary Clinton: ‘My Biggest Regret Is What Happened in Benghazi’

    01/27/2014 10:04:36 AM PST · by Nachum · 37 replies
    mediaite ^ | 1/27/14 | Andrew Kirell
    During her Monday morning closing address at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in New Orleans, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton named the September 2012 Benghazi attacks as her “biggest regret.” According to CNN’s Jake Tapper, Clinton told the NADA crowd that “My biggest regret is what happened in Benghazi. It was a terrible tragedy losing four Americans.”
  • Hillary: Benghazi 'my biggest regret'

    01/27/2014 10:05:45 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 41 replies
    January 27, 2014, 12:46 pm Hillary: Benghazi 'my biggest regret' By Julian Pecquet Getty Images Hillary Clinton called the Benghazi terror attack the “biggest regret” of her tenure as secretary of State on Monday, a message she's expected to emphasize as she ponders a 2016 White House run. “My biggest, you know, regret is what happened in Benghazi,” Clinton said when asked to identify “do-overs” of her time as America's top diplomat during her keynote appearance before the the National Automobile Dealers Association in New Orleans. [WATCH VIDEO] “It was a terrible tragedy, losing four Americans, two diplomats and now...
  • Rep. Jim Jordan Will Push for Clinton to Testify Again on Benghazi

    01/25/2014 4:31:44 PM PST · by kristinn · 34 replies
    LimaOhio.com ^ | Saturday, January 25, 2014 | Heather Rutz
    U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan will continue to push this year for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other officials to testify to the House Oversight Committee about the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attack because he believes she is personally responsible. Jordan wants to hear from Clinton, President Barack Obama’s national security advisor and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, and Clinton’s State Department Chief of Staff Cheryl Mills. “My frustration is we haven’t had the three witnesses I think are critical,” Jordan said. “We will continue to push for them. I do believe, because there is a...
  • Hillary's Benghazi Testimony: A Year Later

    01/25/2014 6:50:16 AM PST · by gooblah · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Jan 2014, 6:37 | David Bossie
    January 23rd marked one year since then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Capitol Hill testimony about the events that transpired in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012. A year after her testimony, Americans are still waiting for basic answers about what exactly happened that day when four brave Americans lost their lives and why.
  • Word Not Found In NYT 5500 Word Hillary Profile: Benghazi

    01/24/2014 4:15:48 PM PST · by gooblah · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Jan 2014, 1:13 | John Nolte
    Friday, the venerable New York Times Magazine published a mammoth 5500-plus word profile of Hillary Clinton and the world around her. It is titled "Planet Hillary," and two words you will not find on this mammoth planet are "Libya" and "Benghazi."
  • Bombshell: Pentagon 'Didn't Know' Benghazi Annex Existed

    01/21/2014 6:12:58 PM PST · by opentalk · 87 replies
    WND ^ | January 20, 2014 | Aaron Klein
    Raises major questions about what U.S. was doing in secretive facility. The extensive Senate report on the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attack dropped a major, unreported bombshell: The commander of U.S. forces in Africa was not aware of the existence of the besieged CIA annex. The staggering detail raises the question of what was transpiring at the fated annex and nearby U.S. special mission and why key members of the Defense Department, including those responsible for responding to emergency situations, were not aware of it. Questions now must be also raised as to why, on the night of attack, command...
  • The Shame of Benghazi

    01/21/2014 6:29:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 21, 2014 | Cal Thomas
    When anything bipartisan comes out of a polarized Washington, one should be grateful. That's why a Senate Intelligence Committee report on the September 11, 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans represents progress of sorts. The committee, chaired by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, (D-CA), faults the State Department and intelligence community for failing to prevent the attacks. The committee determined that the U.S. military command did not know about a CIA annex in Benghazi and that, writes The Washington Post, "...the Pentagon didn't have the resources in place to defend the State Department...
  • Judge Jeanine Pirro Opening Statement – Justice For Benghazi Terror Attack – Hillary 2016?

    01/18/2014 9:23:59 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 12 replies
    Mass Tea Party· ^ | Jan. 18 , 2014 | Jeanine Pirro
    If Benghazi Was Preventable, Should It Derail A 2016 Run Hillary Clinton 2016? Judge Jeanine Pirro Opening Statement - Justice For Benghazi.... Video only
  • Benghazi: Judge Jeanine smackdown of Hillary Clinton

    01/18/2014 8:18:24 PM PST · by dleeper47 · 23 replies
    WesternFreePress ^ | Jan 18, 2014 | dleeper47
    Judge Jeanine Pirro delivers a devastating indictment of Hillary Clinton for her negligence and duplicity surrounding the Benghazi atrocity.
  • Judge Jeanine Pirros sound off on Hillary Clinton and Benghazi on Fox - Vanity

    01/18/2014 6:23:02 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 62 replies
    1/18/14 | Grandjedimasteryoda
    Anyone see this on Fox just now? Oh good lord Pirro just absolutely obliterated the Queen bitch from hell, my TV is still smoking! She just went down the line, point by point and absolutely eviscerated the Beast. Anyone see this, know where I can get a video copy of this so I can post it every place possible? My God that was epic!!
  • Sen. Feinstein: Hillary Clinton Isn’t To Blame For Benghazi [Throw The Two CA Senate Bums Out!]

    01/17/2014 12:26:26 PM PST · by Steelfish · 25 replies
    CBSNews ^ | January 16, 2013 | REBECCA KAPLAN
    By REBECCA KAPLAN January 16, 2014 Sen. Feinstein: Hillary Clinton Isn’t To Blame For Benghazi Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has come to the defense of Hillary Clinton against Republicans who she says are trying to inflate the former secretary ofstate’s role in the Sept. 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic facility and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya. Feinstein, the chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and vice chairman Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., led the committee’s review of the attacks that werepublished in a bipartisan report that was declassified Wednesday. Though their the report faults the State Department for failing to sufficiently...
  • ...Hillary and Susan Rice told me “nose to nose” that the Mohammed video was to blame (5/13)

    01/16/2014 1:28:29 PM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 32 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 9, 2013 | Allahpundit
    This makes two parents of men killed in Benghazi who’ve claimed that Hillary told them personally that the video was the prime mover in the attack. Tyrone Woods’s father went a step further and alleged that she vowed to have the filmmaker “arrested and prosecuted” — which, courtesy of California authorities, is what ended up happening. (See Rich Lowry’s new piece, “The Benghazi Patsy,” for background.) Why did she think it was some sort of comfort to the bereaved that the attack might have been motivated by the Mohammed movie? She went so far as to mention it in her...
  • Rubio: Time for Congress to re-examine Hillary’s role in Benghazi (Obama's also)

    01/16/2014 8:58:12 AM PST · by yoe · 10 replies
    Cowboy Bytes ^ | January 15, 2014
    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is calling on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to re-examine former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s role during the attacks against Americans in Benghazi in 2012. The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report Wednesday saying the attacks that killed four Americans — including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens — were preventable. Rubio responded by calling for more hearings. [snip]“The committee should reexamine former Secretary of State Clinton’s failure to provide adequate security for our deployed personnel in Benghazi, as well as what actions she and others, including the President, took in the hours and days that followed...
  • Senate report: Attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi could have been prevented (WashPost)

    01/15/2014 1:14:46 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 12 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 15, 2014 | By Adam Goldman and Anne Gearan
    A long-delayed Senate Intelligence Committee report released Wednesday faulted both the State Department and the intelligence community for not preventing attacks on two outposts in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including a U.S. ambassador, about 16 months ago. The bipartisan report laid out more than a dozen findings regarding the assaults on a diplomatic compound and a CIA annex in the city. It said the State Department failed to increase security at its mission despite warnings, and blamed intelligence agencies for not sharing information about the existence of the CIA outpost with the U.S. military. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------snip----------------------------------------------------- The report also...
  • Benghazi: They knew it was an attack within minutes

    01/15/2014 9:58:03 AM PST · by Starman417 · 27 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-15-14 | DrJohn
    Following the attacks in Benghazi that took the lives of four Americans, including the Ambassador to Libya, the Obama administration blamed the violence on a spontaneous protest of a home-made video that is said to insult Islam. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice said the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi last week was not premeditated, directly contradicting top Libyan officials who say the attack was planned in advance. “Our current best assessment, based on the information that we have at present, is that, in fact, what this began as, it was a spontaneous – not...
  • Congressman: Hillary busted in monster 'lie'

    01/15/2014 6:49:50 AM PST · by yoe · 34 replies
    WND ^ | January 14, 2014 | Garth Kant
    President Obama has problems with credibility, as the world well knows after he disingenuously insisted, “If you like your health-care plan, you can keep your health-care plan” about two dozen times in public. [snip] During a Senate committee hearing Jan. 23, 2013, when asked what caused the death of four Americans in Benghazi, Clinton responded indignantly, “At this point, what difference does it make?” WND asked King if he had an answer for her. “The reason it makes a difference, Hillary Clinton, is because this administration lied to the American people. Her voice was one of those voices that...
  • Trey Gowdy rips State Dept. over slow response in naming Benghazi terrorist groups

    01/11/2014 11:35:01 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 28 replies
    BizPacReview ^ | 1-11-2014 | Janeen Capizola
    January 11, 2014 Trey Gowdy rips State Dept. over slow response in naming Benghazi terrorist groups Janeen Capizola South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy slammed the State Department Friday night over its slow response in finally naming the suspected terrorist groups responsible for the attack in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012. “I think tomorrow [the State Dept.] is going to announce that we put a man on the moon, that the Berlin Wall fell and that we discovered this neat little drug called penicillin,” Gowdy told Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren. “That’s about how far behind the intelligence our State Department...
  • Stonewall: State ordered Benghazi security firm to avoid media

    12/12/2013 1:38:17 PM PST · by ColdOne · 18 replies
    washintonexaminer.com ^ | 12/11/13 | Paul Bedard
    In newly uncovered emails received by the public watchdog group Judicial Watch, State was notified that the firm, Blue Mountain Group, was being pressed for answers about the surprise attack. Instead of giving the group the green light to answer the media, State ordered the firm to go into hiding. “Thank you so much for informing us about the media inquiries. We notified our public affairs personnel that they too may receive some questions. We concur with you that at the moment the best way to deal with the inquiries is to either be silent or provide no comments,” said...
  • Hillary Clinton Partied While Benghazi Mission Begged for Help

    12/02/2013 10:47:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 12/02/2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Hillary Clinton can’t point to any actual diplomatic achievements during her time as Secretary of State. The one thing they bring up endlessly is how often she traveled and how many parties she attended. Take this New York Times profile… In contrast, even when members of Mrs. Clinton’s own party describe her achievements, they tend to point to a lot of miles traveled (956,733 to be exact).While at the State Department, Mrs. Clinton enjoyed generally positive media coverage and some of her highest approval ratings. She was often portrayed as a pantsuit-wearing globe-trotter, hitting the dance floor in Pretoria,...
  • Hillary's Odyssey [VDH]

    11/05/2013 11:19:47 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/4/2013 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Hillary Clinton(s) ... current frenetic speaking career is consistent with the ethics that allowed Anthony Weiner’s wife, Huma Abedin, to freelance as a six-figure private “consultant” while simultaneously working as Hillary’s aide ... (snip)Hillary voted for the Iraq War. In October 2002, she gave a fine speech explaining why we had to remove Saddam Hussein — fulfilling the pledge of Bill’s Iraq Liberation Act and his incomplete 1998 Desert Fox bombing — only to become a fierce critic of her 2002 position when the polls went south on the war and she started eyeing the presidency. The complete pullout from...
  • Explosive New Report -- Obama Knew Benghazi Would Be Attacked

    10/31/2013 3:43:54 AM PDT · by Republicanprofessor · 78 replies
    Eagle Rising ^ | Oct. 30, 2013 | Onan Coca
    You have to give it to CBS. On Benghazi, they are the network holding the Obama administration’s feet to the fire. At some point, Americans will have to begin to realize that there is a scandal hiding in all of the BS that the Obama administration has been peddling about the 9-11 Benghazi attack and its aftermath. Just this past weekend, CBS ran an explosive report providing first-hand accounts that the White House and the State Department (headed by Hillary Clinton) knew full well that the Benghazi attack was indeed an al-Qaeda orchestrated attack right from the start. Even more...
  • 'You let them die': Hillary Clinton heckled over Benghazi terrorist attack

    10/24/2013 9:00:59 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 37 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 10-24-13 | David Martosko and Daily Mail Reporter
    During a speech at the University of Buffalo, a man started yelling 'Benghazi, Benghazi - you let them die' at Clinton Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was relentlessly heckled over the Benghazi terrorist attack as she tried to deliver a speech at a New York university on Wednesday night. Clinton was speaking at the University of Buffalo as part of the university's 'Distinguished Speakers Series' when a man in the crowd began screaming about the attack that left three people dead, including Libyan Ambassador Chris Stevens. 'Benghazi, Benghazi - you let them die,' the man screamed as Clinton continued...
  • Hillary Clinton heckled on Benghazi: ‘You let them die’

    10/24/2013 5:43:04 AM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was interrupted during a Wednesday night speech at a university in New York by an angry heckler who blamed her for the deaths of four Americans at the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012. "Benghazi, Benghazi, you let them die," the heckler screamed, for fully 40 seconds while Mrs. Clinton tried to ignore it and continue her speech, The Daily Mail reported.
  • Hillary Clinton Heckled During College Speech: 'Benghazi, Benghazi, You Let Them Die!'

    10/24/2013 3:27:50 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 46 replies
    Hillary Clinton Heckled During College Speech: 'Benghazi, Benghazi, You Let Them Die!' By Noel Sheppard Created 10/23/2013 - 11:41pm As NewsBusters reported, the media were practically orgasmic last week when Hillary Clinton stepped into politics endorsing Terry McAuliffe for governor of Virginia. Will they give similar coverage to a speech Clinton gave at the University of Buffalo Wednesday which was interrupted by a man in the audience screaming, "Benghazi, Benghazi, you let them die!" (videos follow with commentary): This first video was taken by University cameras and of course focused on Clinton without moving toward the heckler. However, this second...
  • Pelosi Predicts: If Hillary Runs, 'She Will Win'

    10/21/2013 4:14:38 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 130 replies
    Pelosi Predicts: If Hillary Runs, 'She Will Win' October 21, 2013 - 4:43 PM By Melanie Hunter (CNSNews.com) – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), in appearance on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopolous” on Sunday, said Hillary Clinton “will win” the presidency if she runs. “If Hillary Clinton does run, she'll be one of the best prepared people, and she will win, I believe, if she runs. She'll be one of the best prepared people to enter the White House in a long time,” Pelosi said. “She will -- she would be a great president. I would -- it...
  • White House Says It’s “Largely Irrelevant” Where Obama Was During Benghazi

    09/24/2013 10:40:00 AM PDT · by Republicanprofessor · 71 replies
    Mr. Conservative ^ | 9/24/13 | Mr. Conservative
    Last fall, the White House and its lapdog media made it clear that nothing had happened in Benghazi other than an overblown protest about a video. To question this version of events proved only that Obama’s opponents were obsessive, vindictive, and paranoid. What a difference a Congressional hearing can make. The last round of Congressional hearings revealed what conservatives had suspected all along: the tragedy in Benghazi could have been avoided entirely if Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had taken seriously Ambassador Stevens’ repeated requests for greater security. Although Hillary has fended off Congressional questions about her behavior, emerging evidence...
  • Hillary Clinton profile whitewashes Benghazi

    09/23/2013 3:57:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9/23/13 | Erik Wemple
    Second in a massive series on the media’s treatment of Hillary Rodham Clinton. “Clintonworld” accorded Joe Hagan a high degree of cooperation for his much-discussed story on Hillary Rodham Clinton in New York Magazine. The former secretary of state herself chatted with Hagan, conceding that she does indeed wrestle with the prospect of running for president. “I think I have a pretty good idea of the political and governmental challenges that are facing our leaders, and I’ll do whatever I can from whatever position I find myself in to advocate for the values and the policies I think are right
  • Benghazi investigators gave Hillary Clinton heads-up on findings

    09/21/2013 8:18:05 AM PDT · by george76 · 55 replies
    Washington Times ^ | September 19, 2013 | Stephen Dinan
    The leaders of the State Department’s Benghazi probe defended their inquiry into the 2012 attack, but they acknowledged to Congress on Thursday that their mission was limited in scope and faced questions over why they gave Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton an advance look at their findings. Retired Adm. Mike Mullen, vice chairman of the accountability review board, also acknowledged that he had warned Mrs. Clinton’s chief of staff not to send a particular official to Congress because he thought “she would be a weak witness” who might have hurt the State Department’s stance. Republicans said those moves called...
  • Special Report Panel on the Benghazi Stonewall [Baier Special Report Vid]

    08/21/2013 6:16:05 AM PDT · by don-o · 6 replies
    National Journal ^ | August 20, 2013 | DANIEL HALPER
    Steve Hayes, with Charles Lane and Charles Krauthammer, last night on Fox News:
  • Team Hillary assails ‘brazen deceit’ of latest GOP Benghazi claims

    08/18/2013 6:12:30 AM PDT · by don-o · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 16, 2013 | Jonathan Easley
    A spokesman for Hillary Clinton fired back Friday at what it called the “brazen deceit” of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), who earlier in the day said the former secretary of State shouted at lawmakers and deliberately lied to them in a private meeting about last year's deadly strike on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. Nick Merrill, a Clinton aide, provided the following statement to The Hill on the condition that it be run in its entirety. “Here are the facts: on September 20th, 2012, nine days after the attack - not two as he falsely stated - Secretary...
  • Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton 'Needs to Be Deposed Again' to Explain Benghazi

    08/13/2013 8:10:52 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 43 replies
    CNS News ^ | 8-13-2013 | Susan Jones
    August 13, 2013 Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton 'Needs to Be Deposed Again' to Explain Benghazi Susan Jones (CNSNews.com) - Sen. Rand Paul, who famously tangled with then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a January Senate hearing on the terror attack in Benghazi, says it's time to bring her back before Congress to answer more questions about the terror attack. "See, the thing is, I think she needs to be deposed again," Paul told Fox News on Tuesday. His comments came one day after former U.S. Attorney Joe DiGenova told a Washington radio station that the real scandal in Benghazi is...
  • Only Benghazi Can Save Us from Hillary

    08/02/2013 2:47:38 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 39 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 8-2-2013 | Roger L. Simon
    August 2, 2013 Only Benghazi Can Save Us from Hillary Roger L. Simon Is it time for the GOP to start ignoring Obama and concentrating on Hillary? After all, Peggy Noonan has informed us that most of the country is tuning him out already.Well, not quite. As Daniel Henninger pointed out the other day, there’s plenty of damage our increasingly authoritarian president can yet do in his remaining time in office. But because of the extra-constitutional power grab Henninger describes, it is all the more imperative that Hillary Clinton not step into Obama’s shoes for eight years, cementing policies and...
  • Hillary's approval ratings plummet, Benghazi scandal blamed

    05/31/2013 6:49:25 AM PDT · by yoe · 23 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 31, 2013 | Paul Bedard
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remains the 2016 presidential candidate to beat, but her handling of the Benghazi, Libya assassination of the U.S. ambassador, panned by the public, has significantly knocked her approval ratings down from an all-time high of just three months ago, according to a new poll. [snip] The drop in her favorability rating follows a series of GOP-led congressional hearings into the State Department's mishandling of the Benghazi affair. More are planned and lawmakers have demanded that Clinton's top political aides at State appear to testify.
  • KRAUTHAMMER’S POTENTIALLY DAMAGING THEORY

    05/29/2013 6:55:00 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 180 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 29 May 2013 | Liz Klimas
    Columnist Charles Krauthammer on the “O’Reilly Factor” Tuesday night said the “biggest scandal of all” regarding the Benghazi attacks on Sept. 11, 2012, has yet to emerge. “I think there is a bigger story here, here’s the one that will in time come out,” Krauthammer said. ”The biggest scandal of all, the biggest question is: What was the president doing in those eight hours?” “He had a routine meeting at five o’clock. He never after, during the eight hours when our guys have their lives in danger, he never called the Secretary of Defense, he never calls the Chairman of...
  • The 10 P.M. Phone Call Clinton and Obama discussed Benghazi. What did they say?

    05/18/2013 2:20:45 PM PDT · by opentalk · 50 replies
    NRO ^ | May 18, 2013 | ANDREW MCCARTHY
    What would you be focusing on in the Benghazi investigation?” I spent many years in the investigation biz, so it’s only natural that I’ve been asked that question a lot lately.… So if I were investigating Benghazi, I’d be homing in on that 10 P.M. phone call. That’s the one between President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton — the one that’s gotten close to zero attention.... We have heard almost nothing about what Obama was doing that night. Back in February, though, CNS News did manage to pry one grudging disclosure out of White House mendacity mogul Jay...
  • Phone call between Hillary and Obama may be 'genesis' of anti-Muslim video lie

    05/18/2013 10:12:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/18/2013 | Rick Moran
    Andrew McCarthy makes the case that the 10:00 PM phone call on September 11 last year between Hillary Clinton and President Obama may be the conversation that led to the bogus story of an anti-Muslim video setting off "demonstrations" in Benghazi that led to the deaths of Americans. Fraud flows from the top down, not the mid-level up. Mid-level officials in the White House and the State Department do not call the shots -- they carry out orders. They also were not running for reelection in 2012 or positioning themselves for a campaign in 2016. The people doing that were,...
  • The 10 P.M. Phone Call

    05/18/2013 5:30:51 AM PDT · by gusopol3 · 60 replies
    National Review ^ | May 18, 2013 | Andrew McCarthy
    Even in the conservative press, it has become received wisdom that President Obama was AWOL on the night of September 11, after first being informed by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, in the late afternoon, that the State Department facility in Benghazi was under attack. You hear it again and again: While Americans were under attack, the commander-in-chief checked out, leaving subordinates to deal with the crisis while he got his beauty sleep in preparation for a fundraising campaign trip to Vegas. That is not true . . . and the truth, as we’ve come to expect with Obama, is almost...
  • The 10 P.M. Phone Call

    05/18/2013 7:51:02 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | 5/18/2013 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Clinton and Obama discussed Benghazi. What did they say? ‘What would you be focusing on in the Benghazi investigation?” I spent many years in the investigation biz, so it’s only natural that I’ve been asked that question a lot lately. I had the good fortune to be trained in Rudy Giuliani’s U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan. Rudy famously made his mark by making law enforcement reflect what common sense knew: Enterprises take their cues from the top. Criminal enterprises are no different: The capos do not carry out the policy of the button-men — it’s the other way around. So...
  • Hillary Clinton Has the Most to Lose From Obama's Scandals

    05/15/2013 8:52:00 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 23 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 15 May 2013 | Josh Kraushaar
    onventional wisdom has long held that Hillary Rodham Clinton, if she runs for president, would be the clear frontrunner for the Democratic nomination in 2016. But after a trifecta of scandals buffeting President Obama – fresh questions about the White House’s veracity on Benghazi, the IRS’s harassment of conservative non-profits and the Justice Department seizure ofAP telephone records – Clinton's close connections with Obama could become politically problematic. Some Republicans believe that revelations about the Benghazi operation could lead to unflattering details that cast questions about Clinton’s stewardship at the State Department. If there was any attempt to downplay the...