Skip to comments.Whistleblower’s yarn fails to tie Benghazi lapses to politics
Posted on 05/09/2013 10:20:17 AM PDT by Red Steel
They summoned a whistleblower to Capitol Hill, but instead they got a virtuoso storyteller.
Gregory Hicks, the No. 2 U.S. diplomat in Libya the night Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed, was to be the star witness for Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the man leading the probe of the Obama administrations handling of the attack on the diplomatic outpost in Benghazi.
But despite Issas incautious promise that the hearings revelations would be damaging to Hillary Rodham Clinton, Hicks didnt lay a glove on the former secretary of state Wednesday. Rather, he held lawmakers from both parties rapt as he recounted the events of that terrifying night revealing a made-for-Hollywood plot with a slow, theatrical delivery and genuine emotion.
He spoke of watching TV at his residence in Tripoli when a security officer ran into my villa yelling, Greg! Greg! The consulates under attack.
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Blatant journalistic malpractice.
Which part of the testimony can you prove is false?
MSNBC Morning Joe today was talking about it at length, with grim faces as if someone had died (other than the victims). They are still hoping to keep any damage away from Hillary.
The demotion of Hicks for questioning the Youtube Fantasy is as much of a smoking gun as there ever was.
Put on top of it - the instruction to not meet with the congressman Cheevitz? that went to Libya. Then followed up with the state dept attorney trying to horn in on all the meetings.
Sure is a cover-up.
Several things Dana Doesn’t dare mention however.
First is the TWO orders to stand down sent to Special Ops personel that were boarding a plane from Tripoli to Bengazi.
Second, the email sent from the Second in command at State to others including the Most Senior Administration Personel (Hicks) in libya at the time at the State Department that Trey Gowdy read from, that stated that this Person TOLD the Libyan President the day after the attack it was a terrorist attack with ties to Ansar Alshari. Followed by weeks of intentional Lieing to the public and congress as to the cause of the attack.
Third, the Babysitter that was sent from the SOS to shadow Rep. Chaffitz and Ambassador Hicks ordered to NOT meet with him without the SOS lawyer present. When a meeting took place that the SOS Lawyer didn’t have clearence for, the phone Call from Hitlary’s Chief if Staff Cheryl Mills.
Dana care to comment? Nah I thought not. You are too busy sucking the Administrations ass. It’s Pathetic you call yourself a “Reporter”.
Yup. You can bet on that.
Bring on more hearings, whistle blowers and witnesses. We'll see how long this goes being a "no smoking gun" event...
The guy reminds me of a brunette Perez Hilton.
Circling the wagons.
Trying to redefine the reality we all saw and heard yesterday.
And Congressman Chaffetz was not the only one crying.
The media have eagerly transitioned from the fourth estate to the fifth column enemy of We The People. Sadly, the dumbed down public haven't a clue whom the enemy is.
You should get a Purple Heart for watch the quisling Scarbucks show ... well, almost. That would be a denegration of the medal, so best not to award it for injury during valor under mind assault.
Ignoring? ... cnn is actively squelching the story. When the noise level gets to a certain level, they will switch to cover-up dissonance mode. ‘A greater hive of scum and villainy ...’
This is what MUST happen. I didn't get the impression that Rep Cheffetz, Rep Gowdy, and Rep Issa have any intention of letting this horror sink quietly beneath the sea.
Part II hearings should include the need to determine WHO gave the "stand down" order - twice! - and WHERE was the CIC who left these Americans to die.
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