Skip to comments.White House calls Benghazi 'phony' scandal, as lawmakers seek answers on probe
Posted on 07/31/2013 4:34:59 PM PDT by Nachum
The White House said bluntly Wednesday that it considers the controversy over the Benghazi attack to be among the so-called "phony scandals" that President Obama has been complaining about in recent speeches -- even as new questions were being raised about the lack of progress in the investigation.
Press Secretary Jay Carney was asked at the daily briefing about Obama's repeated claim -- which he asserted most recently during a speech in Tennessee on Tuesday -- that Washington is getting distracted by phony scandals. Asked what the president was referring to, Carney listed the scandals over the IRS targeting of conservative groups and over Benghazi.
"What we've seen, as time has passed and more facts have become known, whether it's about the attacks in Benghazi and the talking points or revelations about conduct at the IRS, that attempts to turn this into a scandal have failed," Carney said.
Carney was specifically referring to claims by GOP lawmakers that the administration misled the public about the nature of the attack, by stressing the connection to an anti-Islam film. The administration denies this. But lawmakers continue to have concerns that extend far beyond the so-called Benghazi talking points.
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These POS a&e me sick to my stomach.
The MSM should apologize to Nixon.
I just posted a request from the Special Ops people here:
Of course, but that will never happen. The MSM would rather go bankrupt than do something like that. Just like they’d rather go bankrupt than sell a dying newspaper to a conservative.
CNN is promoting a new Nixon expose documentary.
Folks will probably think, “Is that all?” Compared to F&F, IRS/NSA Benghazi etc, Watergate was a prank.
What we’ve seen, as time has passed and more facts have become known, whether it’s about the attacks in Benghazi and the talking points or revelations about conduct at the IRS, that attempts to turn this into a scandal have failed,” Carney said.
..........................................................Whwhat we have seen as time passes is that our Government , our President, deliberately lied to us then apologized, then lied again, and we watched a Secretary of State lie to us, and the Congress. We have seen the pictures of an Ambassador castrated, cattle prodded, and sodomised while our President looked on and ignored him.
If that aint a scandal I don’t know what is.
Our deceased Ambassador is relieved to know this.
You nailed it.
Likewise, your pissant boss got re-elected by stifling the competition's ability to get out the message that you shi#heads are corrupt traitors and thieves.
If I were one of the victims family members I would be suing EVERYONE for slander and grief.
Including that POS some call a pResident.
Nuh, un, uh.
No way, Jose.
It makes sense that a phoney pResident would think it is a phoney scandal.
It ceases to be a scandal when it is obviously a CRIME.
You got that right! Thanks Travis!
It must work, because despite the lengthy list of crimes, Bubba is not in jail and madam Benghazi is the leading presidential contender for 2016.
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