Skip to comments.House panel to hold hearing on Libya attack with top Obama intelligence advisers
Posted on 11/07/2012 10:19:56 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
A House committee is planning to hold a hearing next week on the Libya consulate attack, following up on an issue that Republicans had emphasized before the presidential election in questioning President Obama's foreign policy record.
Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the consulate in Benghazi. A local Libyan extremist group is suspected of carrying out the attack, but the Obama administration has been criticized for its confusing explanation for the strike and for security warnings that apparently weren't heeded.
The House Intelligence Committee will hold its hearing on the attack on Nov. 15, Fox News has learned. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, CIA Director David Petraeus and Matt Olsen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, are expected to testify.
The Senate Intelligence Committee plans to meet the same day to discuss the Libya attack, but that hearing will be closed to the public.
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Just when I swore off TV damn its like the Mafia
They need to get witness accounts from the 30 who escaped from the compound, and from British troops nearby. Also, what assets were in country for other surveillance missions carried out routinely around the clock, such as armed drones, FA-18’s, helicopters.
0bama was notified immediately and automatically when the Benghazi consulate triggered the "Imminent Danger Notification System" alert. He did nothing.
Judge Jeanine Investigates Benghazi Gate Part 4 - 10/20/2012 video 6:53
Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer (U.S. Army ret.), former CIA Station Chief Gary Berntsen and former CIA operative Mike Baker
There are three scandals here...
Denial of requests for security were a dereliction of duty. The lies and misdirection about the "video" after the attack were fraud and malfeasance under the color of authority. The inaction during the attack was something more than that.
The failure to act during the attack is the direct equivalent of desertion IMO.
ONE man had the authority to act that night.
ONE man deserted his post!
0bama abandoned his post. 0bama Is A Deserter!
Who is on this committee? We need to write them to encourage them.
This is potentially an albatross for Obama ...
Suppose that it comes out that Obama left the men in Benghazi hang out to dry ...
Public outrage from the right will be immense ...
Now, in 2014, 33 Senators are up for election. 20 are DEMs. And, the following have no clout and are from RED or basically patriotic states:
Thats 8 DEMs.
If the House were to vote impeachment proceedings against Obama [it only takes a simple majority], these 8 would be pressed hard by their constituents to convict. It only takes a simple majority in the Senate.
Then, we have President Biden [shudder ...] ...
Disgusting that no PATRIOTS ‘in the know’ spoke out before the election by telling us what REALLY happened here so as to inform America of the REAL Obama before they voted for him.
Yikes.. Just occurred to me, when was that Secret Service agent murdered, uh urr, I mean committed suicide? Uhhh, 5 days BEFORE the election? Perhaps he knew of 0bama’s whereabouts and activities the day of the terrorist attack?
If that were to happen, impeachment and we get Biden, who is up for the VP slot in that event? Reid?
Most of those in the know are probably either active duty military or part of the 0coward administration. The first risk severe consequences for going public and the latter group are not patriots. They’re seditionist commie scum.
Actually, it is Speaker of the House [Boehner]
President Pro Tem of the Senate [longest serving Senator, Inouye from Hawaii]
Cabinet Secretaries [in order of establishment of office, first one being Secretary of State, then Treasury, Defense, Attorney General, Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Labor, HHS, HUD, Transportation Energy, Education, Veteran's Affairs, and Homeland Security]
Then, it goes back to the Senate and the House - don't know in what order ...
They did. Fox was the only outlet that seriously reported on the issue.
The media is sabotaging America too.
Thanks for the info. “Speaker of the House [Boehner]” better than nothing I suppose.
Our government is bad most of them could care less about us
we are just cattle to them I hate them all. Nothing will happen to Obama he will squirm his way out of it meanwhile people were killed and he could care less.
The media isn't far behind sure one or 2 reporters on Fox
but this should have been on every news outlet.
Shame on them and screw them all.
I am in a really bad mood today more taxes where I live, Obamacare and the Dictator is still in Washington it is appalling.
Repeat: No one Cares about Libya
I mean, they care a bit but hardely a bit. Its not like Obamacare that is going to ruin our lives, and its common sense that its simply not tantamount to Watergate, and if it was tantamount to Watergate, it wouldnt be believable, or it would be too complicated to explain. Just say no to more talk of Libya. And if we start House Hearings on Libya we not only will be taking our eye of the ball of the developing horror of Obamacare etc, but we risk inflaming the public against the Republicans, and then losing the house, and then maybe Obama can do much more parting damage in 2015 and 16. Get off the Libya topic.
Just as I write this, on DVR, I hear Greta say More news out of Bengazi. You got to be kidding me. Will we get real answers? Um, who cares anymore. Why wasnt it better defended? The White Hosue blah blah blah. The American people are entitled to answers. .. No, the American people are tired of it. Talk about Obamacare.
Because the media doesn't care about Libya....guarantee if it happened on Bush's watch it would be on 24/7, then everyone would care about it.
“Repeat: No one Cares about Libya”
I care and so do the loved ones of those who were needlessly slaughtered while Obastard stood by and did nothing.
Let me guess... they will determine that it is merely another case of workplace violence.
This will go exactly Nowhere now that President “What, Me Worry?” has been reelected. Maybe a good investigative journalist (if there are any left, somewhere, anywhere!) who wasn’t worried about being snuffed could get to the bottom of all this. But our congress critters? As they say, good luck with that....
Stonewall and coverup, just like ‘fast and furious’.
Obama would never be impeached, even if he murdered a man on TV.
The American Public does not tolerate a coward. If it comes out that Obama had actual knowledge of the requests for help from the victims at the time of the attack and that he did NOTHING to try and help them - then he is in deep shit.
At least half [if not more] of the country will believe he allowed them to be murdered - and that he is as culpable as the perps, by doing NOTHING.
If he had tried to help them, but was unsuccessful, that would be one thing. But, to have the ability to try - and then do NOTHING is unforgiveable.
He beat the Republicans-he is untouchable.
Nothing will come of any scandal or anything from the last 4 years. The media will do cover and his re-election is the mandate for four more years and everything is just sour grapes.
Republicans will now start to grovel for scraps at the table.
The American Public will tolerate and in fact celebrate as the one displays his corrupt nature openly.
He will lead the way in doing and saying things to agitate his supporters against the opposition.
Many in this land would love to beat and loot those who would stand for righteousness.
It’s a spiritual battle and America is not up for the task.
Christians and some conservatives will be scapegoated and persecuted in ways will would not have thought possible very shortly.
I attended until quite recently one of the most conservative seminaries in the country and I can tell you half the students probably voted for the one.
Tolerance-diversity and deception and lies are to be embraced and celebrated.
The unrighteous haters (like me) will be dealt with.
Now we are going to begin to see some real separation take place...
“The American Public does not tolerate a coward.”
The American Public ARE cowards. They just voted ALL of us out of a country because they hid behind women’s skirts, their race, and their ethnicity as an excuse to avenge perceived wrongs. This is the revenge of Colonial Africans, muslim slave traders, and Santa Ana.
I have asked repeatedly what happened to these (reported) 30 individuals and how they seemed to have disappeared off the face of the Earth.
Subsequently, it was learned that most (though not all) were covert CIA Agents which would explain why they were not allowed to speak publicly
Nevertheless, it was also reported that about 7 or so were State Dept Personnel, thus there is no reason all could not be hauled in before the House Committee and made to answer questions.
As Rush puts it, "Woodward and Bernstein will be helping Nixon with the coverup."
Yep. They just reelected the coward and liar of Benghazi.
The same guy who ran Fast and Furious, that resulted in 100s of dead Mexicans.
As a nation, we deserve Obama, and we are going to get the entire package now. Rule by fiat/decree etc.
Benghazi will go the way of Fast and Furious....Remember the democrats in charge today, don’t give a whip about the investigators. They do just as they please and to heck with the laws and investigators. That is our government today. The republicans don’t have the will or courage to stand up to do the right thing for this country or her citizens. They, for most of them, look to the next election and their POWER, which they turn over to the democrats...every time.
Hillary already has it covered:
Convening of an Accountability Review Board To Examine the Circumstances Surrounding the Deaths of Personnel Assigned in Support of the U.S. Government Mission to Libya in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012
A Notice by the State Department on 10/04/2012
“Therefore, Secretary Clinton has convened an Accountability Review Board, as required by that statute, to examine the facts and circumstances of the attacks and to report findings and recommendations as it deems appropriate, in keeping with its mandate. The Secretary has appointed Thomas Pickering, a retired U.S. ambassador, as Chair of the Board. He will be assisted by Admiral Michael G. Mullen, Ms. Catherine Bertini, Mr. Richard J. Shinnick, and Mr. Hugh J. Turner III. They bring to their deliberations distinguished backgrounds in government service. If you are contacted for an interview by the Board, please give them your full and prompt cooperation.”
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