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  • Benghazi whistle-blower a Democrat, voted for Hillary and Obama twice

    05/11/2013 9:09:42 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 82 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5-11-2013 | Caroline May
    May 11, 2013 Benghazi whistle-blower a Democrat, voted for Hillary and Obama twice Caroline May A key Benghazi whistle-blower who has allegedly been punished for speaking out against the administration is a registered Democrat who voted for both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.The lawyer of Gregory Hicks, the former U.S. deputy chief of mission in Libya who testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Wednesday, confirmed the information to The Daily Caller on Saturday.According to the lawyer, Victoria Toensing, Hicks voted for Clinton during the 2008 primary, and for then-Illinois Sen. Obama in the 2008 general election. He...
  • Whistle-blower: Special forces could have saved Americans in Benghazi

    05/06/2013 6:41:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/6/2013 | Julian Pecquet
    U.S. special operations forces in Libya could have saved Americans killed in the attack last Sept. 11 on the consulate in Benghazi but were told to stand down, a State Department whistle-blower has told congressional investigators. The testimony by Gregory Hicks, who will appear before a House panel on Wednesday, contradicts previous testimony by administration officials who have said all U.S. forces in Libya were deployed the night of the attack. Hicks was in Tripoli during the attack and became the top U.S. diplomat in Libya when Ambassador Christopher Stevens was killed. He said the special operations team was ready...
  • Republicans are 'not giving up' on Benghazi

    12/15/2012 5:20:09 PM PST · by Libloather · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/15/12 | Julian Pecquet
    Republicans are 'not giving up' on BenghaziBy Julian Pecquet - 12/15/12 03:24 PM ET Republican lawmakers are vowing to keep pressing the administration on Benghazi despite Susan Rice’s decision to drop her bid to become secretary of State. “We'll continue to seek answers,” a Republican Senate aide told The Hill. “We're not giving up on it.” Rice’s decision to step aside averted a contentious confirmation fight with Republican senators that might have pointed to an end to the political battle over the U.S. consulate attack. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations had become the flash-point for criticism since describing...