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Key Benghazi witness found Testifying to Congress today behind closed doors
WND ^ | 7/25/13 | Garth Kant

Posted on 07/25/2013 9:12:49 AM PDT by Nachum

A highly sought witness in the Benghazi investigation is scheduled to testify this morning behind closed doors in Congress, WND has learned

Marine Col. George Bristol is considered a key witness because he may be able to shed light on why no U.S. military help was sent when the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, came under attack on Sept. 11, 2012.

The U.S. ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other Americans died in the attack.

Congressional investigators have been trying to locate Bristol for months. As commander of Joint Special Operations Task Force-Trans Sahara, he knew what military options the U.S. had when the compound in Benghazi came under attack.

Bristol is scheduled to testify this morning before a closed session of the House Intelligence Committee.

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Marine Col. George Bristol
1 posted on 07/25/2013 9:12:49 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 07/25/2013 9:13:10 AM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

But...But...But...Idi Obama told us yesterday that Benghazi, the IRS, and the other myriad scandals are all PHONEY SCANDALS.


3 posted on 07/25/2013 9:14:36 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: Nachum

praying today for honesty from this Col. May truth prevail.


4 posted on 07/25/2013 9:16:51 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: Nachum

“Closed doors” Our government, in a nutshell.


5 posted on 07/25/2013 9:17:27 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: Nachum

Why closed doors like we don’t know.


6 posted on 07/25/2013 9:20:10 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: Nachum

Obama’s stand down order.


7 posted on 07/25/2013 9:28:03 AM PDT by struggle
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To: Sequoyah101

>>Why closed doors like we don’t know.

Remember that they want all the facts BEFORE they go public.


8 posted on 07/25/2013 9:28:49 AM PDT by struggle
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To: MestaMachine

Ping.


9 posted on 07/25/2013 9:33:16 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Nachum
Congressional investigators have been trying to locate Bristol for months.

Huh? Was he hiding? And they really couldn't find him? How incompetent are they? And what sort of coward and/or liar is Bristol? I used to admire military officers. Turns out they're as scummy as politicians.


10 posted on 07/25/2013 9:34:03 AM PDT by Cinnamontea
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To: struggle
Any congressional hearing before the public has already been rehearsed and both questions and answers have been "OK'd".

Anybody wonder why nobody has actually asked what function the facilities at Benghazi served, what was done there, and what records were preserved?

It's comical to ask why robbers robbed a facility, killed the tellers, burned it down, suffered loss of their crew, and yet never ask what it was they were after?

Tens of millions in arms, cash, and intelligence records were at the heart of the Benghazi raid.

11 posted on 07/25/2013 9:39:12 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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That poor guy has probably been threatened with death if he tells the truth.


12 posted on 07/25/2013 9:42:14 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

“Closed doors” Our government, in a nutshell.
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True that. Benghazi will blow over, like everything else does. No one will be held accountable for anything.


13 posted on 07/25/2013 9:45:29 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Sequoyah101

Why closed doors like we don’t know.


Because the facility was not a consulate, but a diplomatic facility. And who were those 30+ plus survivors and what were they doing there?


14 posted on 07/25/2013 9:47:03 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
“Closed doors” Our government, in a nutshell.

Most transparent admin, evah.... NOT!

15 posted on 07/25/2013 9:53:45 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: blackdog

It’s comical to ask why robbers robbed a facility, killed the tellers, burned it down, suffered loss of their crew, and yet never ask what it was they were after?
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It was simply the unexpectedly violent outgrowth of a protest. Didn’t you hear the administration’s explanation on this? /sarc


16 posted on 07/25/2013 9:55:10 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Hotlanta Mike

The articles I read said it was a CIA ‘safehouse’, for rendition prisoners and weapons storage. I can’t remember the sources, now... Blaze, maybe. These portray it a little differently...

http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2019670396_benghazi13.html

http://americanfreepress.net/?p=7396

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/05/10/in-benghazi-cia-trusted-local-militia-that-melted-away.html


17 posted on 07/25/2013 9:56:24 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: Nachum
Meanwhile........


18 posted on 07/25/2013 9:57:33 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Jane Long

” Most transparent admin, evah.... NOT! “

It is to us. It is a criminal administration.


19 posted on 07/25/2013 9:59:45 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: carriage_hill

IMO Benghazi was all about gun running. The administration tried to cover it up because they didn’t want to deal with another Fast and Furious redux which would have been politically embarrassing and could have had consequences for the Nov 2012 election.


20 posted on 07/25/2013 9:59:51 AM PDT by Starboard
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