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Benghazi…No Cover-Up?
Flopping Aces ^ | 05-09-13 | Curt

Posted on 05/09/2013 4:00:46 PM PDT by Starman417


“Greg, we’re under attack.”

Those were the words uttered by Ambassador Stevens in Benghazi when Gregory Hicks, deputy chief of mission in Libya, called him.

He didn't say "Greg, there is a large demonstration outside."

Gregory Hicks testified that the Libyan president said the attacks were led by Islamic extremists with possible terror ties.

The Libyan president didn't say "hey, it was just a demonstration that got outta hand"

Gregory Hicks:

“The only report that our mission made through every channel was that this was an attack. No protest.”

Beth Jones, a high ranking State Department employee, testified that she emailed the Libyan ambassador:

“I told him that the group that conducted the attacks, Ansar al-Sharia, is affiliated with Islamic terrorists.”

But what did the Obama administration conjure up in the days after the attack?

That it was all a protest that got outta hand.

The Weekly Standard has obtained a timeline briefed by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence detailing the heavy substantive revisions made to the CIA’s talking points, just six weeks before the 2012 presidential election, and additional information about why the changes were made and by whom.

As intelligence officials pieced together the puzzle of events unfolding in Libya, they concluded even before the assaults had ended that al Qaeda-linked terrorists were involved. Senior administration officials, however, sought to obscure the emerging picture and downplay the significance of attacks that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. The frantic process that produced the changes to the talking points took place over a 24-hour period just one day before Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, made her now-famous appearances on the Sunday television talk shows. The discussions involved senior officials from the State Department, the National Security Council, the CIA, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the White House.

No cover-up?

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TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghaziwbhearing; clinton; greghicks; obama

1 posted on 05/09/2013 4:00:46 PM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

or as Hilda say’s...”guys out for a walk”

2 posted on 05/09/2013 4:02:48 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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In the course of orchestrating the coverup of their national security incompetence, those SOBs went so far as to put an innocent man behind bars on trumped up charges and then went on to imply that Americans needed to have their first amendment rights reigned in with regard to Islam all because of this video that had nothing to do with anything. That’s what really ticks me off about this. Just like we needed to have second amendment rights curtailed because of all of guns they “accidentally” smuggled to the Mexican drug cartels. Impeach this effer and let the cards fall where they may.

4 posted on 05/09/2013 4:11:22 PM PDT by RC one
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To: Starman417

Obastard let them die because he didn’t want to admit that terrorists were now in charge of Libya. It was all about him.

5 posted on 05/09/2013 4:39:33 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: RC one

Is he still in jail?

6 posted on 05/09/2013 4:41:18 PM PDT by taterjay
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To: Starman417

I think we should put those Democrat Representatives on point in Afghanistan and see how many speeches they give when the bullets are flying.
Killing and dying is not a f**king crosstown high school rivalry. There are four dead Americans. Our enemies are emboldened by this incompetent Obama administration. Those of us sitting in our living rooms looking at our computers can’t do much to help the Soldier on patrol in Afghanistan. But, by God, we can do something about these asshole Democrats whose chickens**t behavior caused four Americans to be murdered. I could even cut them some slack if they were really doing wonderful in other areas, but they are as screwed up as a football bat. The one area they seem to be doing fine in is grabbing taxpayer money for themselves.

7 posted on 05/09/2013 4:56:41 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Starman417

Call Congress.


8 posted on 05/09/2013 5:44:31 PM PDT by Liberty Wins
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To: taterjay

as far as I know, yes.

9 posted on 05/09/2013 6:19:47 PM PDT by RC one
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To: Starman417

It is a shame that the MSM was complicit in this coverup and they will walk away untouched.

10 posted on 05/09/2013 7:36:34 PM PDT by DaiHuy (May God save the country, for it is evident the people will not! Millard Fillmore)
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