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Live Thread: Benghazi Whistleblowers Hearing 11:30 A.M. EDT 5/08/13
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform ^ | Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Posted on 05/08/2013 6:00:25 AM PDT by kristinn

Hearing details:

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa today announced three witnesses who will appear at a full committee hearing, “Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage,” on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 11:30 AM in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.

“I applaud these individuals for answering our call to testify in front of the Committee. They have critical information about what occurred before, during, and after the Benghazi terrorist attacks that differs on key points from what Administration officials – including those on the Accountability Review Board – have portrayed,” said Issa. “Our committee has been contacted by numerous other individuals who have direct knowledge of the Benghazi terrorist attack, but are not yet prepared to testify. In many cases their principal reticence of appearing in public is their concern of retaliation at the hands of their respective employers. While we may yet add additional witnesses, this panel will certainly answer some questions and leave us with many new ones.”

Witnesses: Mr. Mark Thompson
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism
US Department of State

Mr. Gregory Hicks
Foreign Service Officer and former Deputy Chief of Mission/Chargé d’Affairs in Libya
US Department of State

Mr. Eric Nordstrom
Diplomatic Security Officer and former Regional Security Officer in Libya
US Department of State

In October 2012, the Oversight Committee held the first hearing on the Benghazi attacks, which exposed denials of security requests and forced the Administration to acknowledge that the attacks were not sparked by a protest of a YouTube video, contrary to claims made by Obama Administration officials.

*** NOTE: Press seating will be reserved, but limited. Please arrive early (hearing room will open to press at 10:30 AM) to guarantee a seat. An overflow area will be available. ***

Hearing Details:
Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
“Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage”
Full Committee, Chairman Darrell Issa, (R-CA) 11:30 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building and streaming live at oversight.house.gov.

The hearing is also scheduled to be shown live on C-SPAN 3 and Fox News.

Live stream at C-SPAN.

Also check Fox News live stream.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
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To: matginzac

Right.
So outrageous, isn’t it?


1,621 posted on 05/08/2013 11:18:19 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: UCANSEE2

Speier: “I don’t have that document as I am just reading from the Talking Points Memo that Hillary gave me.”


1,622 posted on 05/08/2013 11:18:33 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: no-to-illegals

Absolutely!


1,623 posted on 05/08/2013 11:18:36 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: rodguy911

Exactly. CAN WE GET BACK TO TALKING ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED ON 09/11/12-09/12/12 AND THE TEAM OBAMA LIES AFTERWARDS PLEASE???


1,624 posted on 05/08/2013 11:18:42 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: penelopesire

I read somewhere his wife is very ill...
Don’t know if it’s true but hope he clears his name, nevertheless.


1,625 posted on 05/08/2013 11:18:43 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: NoGrayZone
Will someone get fired from WAPO for tweeting that ridiculous tweet about Benghazi???
CFLancop ‏@CFLancop 5m @NumbersMuncher Remember, only rich white dudes. Women folk and coloured people can't be tweeting about it. The @washingtonpost said so.
1,626 posted on 05/08/2013 11:18:48 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: UCANSEE2

Is this a bribe?


1,627 posted on 05/08/2013 11:18:58 AM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: rodguy911

Dems came into this hearing knowing that the only way to make the hearing a complete waste of time was to just talk about nonsense to deflect focus..I wouldnt be surprised if they start talking about who should win American Idol


1,628 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:01 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: don-o

Issa just shut her (Jackie Speier - D-Cali) down by asking her “WHAT PAGE” she was quoting his words from...she didn’t have an answer.......I say she was just using liberal talking points not facts.


1,629 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:03 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; onyx

>That was a low blow even for WAPO.<

It’s all they have. This testimony is damning and the only tactic they have is to marginalize everyone associated with it, who wants to see the truth come out.


1,630 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:04 AM PDT by Darnright ("I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: MWestMom

Jackie trying to set a trap, but she can’t make a knot.


1,631 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:06 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: machogirl

Typical democrat hack....trying to equalize suffering by acting like a victim too.

Shameless nonsense. At least she is asking questions.....is this a bribe? Asking him where he would like to be posted?

wTH??


1,632 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:08 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: Viennacon

All those years and this is what she is coming up with now? Where would you like to be posted?


1,633 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:15 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: NoGrayZone

Amen!


1,634 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:16 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: matginzac

Yes...if they don’t start naming names, they might just as well shut the hearings down. Without that, it’s just more grandstanding for the regime and America loses again. sigh


1,635 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:20 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: no-to-illegals



deaths in Benghazi:



baracks



- 0 -

honkys



- 4 -




what a lotta happy horse shiite




1,636 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:22 AM PDT by devolve ( ------- I've gotcher magic bullet right here 0pansy ---------)
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To: Third Person

Spears=Speier


1,637 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:27 AM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: Third Person

Is Speier offering Hicks a bribe? “What cushy post would you like?”


1,638 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:36 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything + 969)
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To: blueyon

What country do you want to go to? VEILED THREAT


1,639 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:42 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Gowdy is going to get another round. If Repubs were smarter and less self-centered, some of them would have turned their time over to Gowdy, Chaffetz, Issa, etc.


1,640 posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:53 AM PDT by thouworm (DEMOGOGUE: leader who makes use of prejudices, false claims and promises to gain power.)
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