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  • Exclusive: Hillary's Benghazi 'Scapegoat' Speaks Out

    05/20/2013 1:02:09 PM PDT · by tje · 34 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | May 20, 2013 2:53 PM EDT | Josh Rogin
    Raymond Maxwell, the only official at the bureau of Near Eastern Affairs to lose his job tells Josh Rogin that he’s been scapegoated by Hillary Clinton’s team. Following the attack in Benghazi, senior State Department officials close to Hillary Clinton ordered the removal of a mid-level official who had no role in security decisions and has never been told the charges against him. He is now accusing Clinton’s team of scapegoating him for the failures that led to the death of four Americans last year.
  • Live Thread: Benghazi Whistleblowers Hearing 11:30 A.M. EDT 5/08/13

    05/08/2013 6:00:25 AM PDT · by kristinn · 2,947 replies
    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...
  • Whistle-blower: Special forces could have saved Americans in Benghazi

    05/06/2013 6:41:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/6/2013 | Julian Pecquet
    U.S. special operations forces in Libya could have saved Americans killed in the attack last Sept. 11 on the consulate in Benghazi but were told to stand down, a State Department whistle-blower has told congressional investigators. The testimony by Gregory Hicks, who will appear before a House panel on Wednesday, contradicts previous testimony by administration officials who have said all U.S. forces in Libya were deployed the night of the attack. Hicks was in Tripoli during the attack and became the top U.S. diplomat in Libya when Ambassador Christopher Stevens was killed. He said the special operations team was ready...
  • Benghazi - Will The Truth Finally Be Told?

    05/05/2013 4:55:41 AM PDT · by LD Jackson · 30 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 05/05/13 | LD Jackson
    Benghazi This is just one of the important questions that we need the answers to. Will the truth finally be told about what happened in Benghazi on September 11, 2012? Heretofore, we have been lied to, deliberately misled about the events surrounding the deaths of four Americans who were serving their country. Chis Stevens, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith, and Tyrone Woods all died in Benghazi. While the deaths were tragic, in and of themselves, it gets worse. There appears to be clear evidence that the deaths could have possibly been avoided, but the truth has been hidden, covered up at...
  • Three More Officials to Testify Over Benghazi Attacks (Staff begged as 'ready' help not called)

    05/05/2013 5:10:59 PM PDT · by kristinn · 120 replies
    CBS News ^ | Sunday, May 5, 2013 | Sharyl Attkisson
    SNIP Throughout the night, sources say Americans on the ground in Libya at times felt helpless and abandoned. "We relied on Washington for dispassionate assessment," one eyewitness told CBS News. "Instead, they [Washington officials] were asking us what help we needed. We answered: 'Send reinforcements!' " But they were told immediate help wasn't available. Embassy personnel say they repeatedly asked the Defense Attache on site in Tripoli for military assistance. "Isn't there anything available?" one Embassy official says he asked. "But the answer was 'no.'" "What about Aviano?" the official pressed, referencing the NATO air base with US assets in...
  • State Department Blocked Access To Benghazi Witness For Months

    05/05/2013 10:25:12 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 26 replies
    breitbart ^ | may 4, 2013 | Kerry Picket
    The names of the witnesses who will be at the House Oversight Committee Hearing next Wednesday relating to last September's attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi on have reportedly surfaced. Gregory N. Hicks, the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya at the time of the Benghazi terrorist attacks; Mark I. Thompson, a former Marine and now the deputy coordinator for Operations in the agency’s Counterterrorism Bureau; and Eric Nordstrom, a diplomatic security officer who was the regional security officer in Libya, the top security officer in the country in the months leading up to the...
  • Issa Reveals Explosive Details From Benghazi Whistleblowers

    05/05/2013 10:37:04 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 129 replies
    CBS via Breitbart ^ | 5/5/2013 | Breitbart
    CBS: House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., with new details about the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. 5 May 2013, 9:31 AM PDT 4
  • Benghazi whistle-blower Hicks: Internal review 'let people off the hook' (CNN)

    05/05/2013 7:27:15 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 27 replies
    CNN ^ | May 5, 2013 | By Jake Tapper
    Greg Hicks, former deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, told congressional investigators that the State Department internal review of the catastrophe at the mission in Benghazi "let people off the hook," CNN has learned. The Accountability Review Board "report itself doesn’t really ascribe blame to any individual at all. The public report anyway," Hicks told investigators, according to transcript excerpts obtained by CNN. "It does let people off the hook." The board's report on the Benghazi attack, in which Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in September, is being reviewed...
  • White House told of militant claim two hours after Libya attack: emails

    10/23/2012 6:40:05 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 311 replies
    Officials at the White House and State Department were advised two hours after attackers assaulted the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11 that an Islamic militant group had claimed credit for the attack, official emails show. The emails, obtained by Reuters from government sources not connected with U.S. spy agencies or the State Department and who requested anonymity, specifically mention that the Libyan group called Ansar al-Sharia had asserted responsibility for the attacks.
  • BOOM! Emails Show Obama Knew Islamic Group Took Credit for Benghazi Slaughter 2 HOURS INTO ATTACK

    05/05/2013 7:24:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 98 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/5/13 [repost from October 23, 2012] | Jim Hoft
    <p>Not optimal– They knew the terror group behind the attack before the ambassador’s body was found in the ruins. They located Ambassador Stevens’ body hours later at the hospital.</p> <p>Officials at the White House and State Department were advised two hours after attackers assaulted the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11 that an Islamic militant group had claimed credit for the attack, official emails show.</p>
  • Evidence Mounts Against Obama Administration as Benghazi Witnesses Begin to Talk

    05/05/2013 7:08:16 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 36 replies
    TPNN ^ | 05-05-2013 | Greg Campbell
    One of the three self-described “whistle blowers” who is scheduled to testify on Wednesday to the House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee has come forward to candidly admit that the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was never seriously considered to be a protest that got out of hand, as the Obama Administration claimed in the immediate aftermath.
  • Benghazi Whistleblower: 'My Jaw Hit the Floor' as WH Blamed YouTube

    05/05/2013 8:09:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    Breitbart's Big Peace ^ | May 5, 2013 | John Sexton
    In an appearance on Face the Nation this morning, Rep. Darrell Issa revealed several new pieces of information about the Obama administration's controversial description of the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, casting doubt that the White House mischaracterized its cause by mere accident. "The talking points were right and then the talking points were wrong," Issa explained in response to a question about reporting at the Weekly Standard. The CIA and Greg Hicks, who took over as Charge d'Affairs in Libya after the death of Ambassador Chris Stevens, both knew immediately that it was an attack, not a protest....
  • U.S. Military in Tripoli Ordered Not to Go to Benghazi

    05/06/2013 11:48:29 AM PDT · by don-o · 56 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | May 6, 2013 | STEPHEN F. HAYESW
    In the hours that followed, Hicks says, the Libyan military agreed to fly a C-130 from Tripoli to Benghazi in the early morning hours of September 12 – a flight that was to include a second team of Special Operations soldiers – dispatched from the Libyan capital to join a team sent earlier to Benghazi. But as those reinforcements were leaving for the flight, they were told to stand down. Hicks received the news in an early morning phone call from a top military commander in the region. “So Lieutenant Colonel Gibson, who is the SOCAFRICA commander, his team, you...
  • U.S. official: Benghazi assault appeared to be ‘terrorist attack from the get-go’

    05/05/2013 7:46:03 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 5, 2013 | By Sean Sullivan and Anne Gearan
    The deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya during a 2012 attack on a diplomatic outpost in Benghazi told investigators he thought it was a terrorist strike from the beginning, according to interview excerpts released Sunday on CBS News’s “Face the Nation.” “I thought it was a terrorist attack from the get-go. I think everybody in the mission thought it was a terrorist attack from the beginning,” Gregory Hicks said in an interview with investigators shared with “Face the Nation.” The excerpt was one of several host Bob Schieffer revealed on the program.Hicks is one of the...
  • Report: US special forces blocked during Benghazi attack, told ‘you don’t have authority to go’

    05/06/2013 11:02:20 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 34 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5-6-2013 | Vince Coglianese
    Full title - "Report: Nearby US special forces blocked during Benghazi attack, told ‘you don’t have authority to go’" As the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya raged on for more than seven hours, a team of U.S. special forces in Tripoli was blocked from flying in to attempt a rescue, according to a top American diplomat who was in the region. In previously secret testimony given by Gregory Hicks — the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya — to congressional investigators last month, Hicks revealed two possible...
  • Official: We knew Benghazi was a terrorist attack (but jailed and blamed youtube filmmaker anyway)

    05/06/2013 12:05:30 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 23 replies
    PJ Media-Instapundit ^ | 5-6-2013 | Glenn Reynolds
    MAY 6, 2013 Glenn Reynolds CBS NEWS: Official: We knew Benghazi was a terrorist attack “from the get-go.” But the Administration still blamed filmmaker Nakoula, who is still in jail. They did this to keep the Benghazi debacle from exploding before the election. It worked. And filmmaker Nakoula is still in jail. ........ But here are some further lines of investigation. Some Obama-defenders will note that Nakoula was jailed for probation violations, of which he may have even been guilty...The question is, why, exactly, were they so eager to put Nakoula away?The fast-tracking of Nakoula’s jailing was highly irregular. Among...
  • Diplomat: U.S. Special Forces told "you can't go" to Benghazi during attacks

    05/06/2013 9:43:29 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 112 replies
    CBS News ^ | Monday May 6, 2013
    The deputy of slain U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens has told congressional investigators that a team of Special Forces prepared to fly from Tripoli to Benghazi during the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks was forbidden from doing so by U.S. Special Operations Command South Africa. The account from Gregory Hicks is in stark contrast to assertions from the Obama administration, which insisted that nobody was ever told to stand down and that all available resources were utilized. Hicks gave private testimony to congressional investigators last month in advance of his upcoming appearance at a congressional hearing Wednesday. According to excerpts released Monday,...
  • Special ops halted from responding to Benghazi attacks, U.S. diplomat says (WashPost)

    05/06/2013 3:07:51 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 68 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 6, 2013 updated | By Ernesto Londoño
    As the weakly protected U.S. diplomatic compound in eastern Libya came under attack the night of Sept. 11, 2012, the deputy head of the embassy in Tripoli 600 miles away sought in vain to get the Pentagon to scramble fighter jets over Benghazi in a show of force that might have averted a second attack on a nearby CIA complex. Hours later, according to excerpts of the account by the U.S. diplomat, Gregory Hicks, American officials in the Libyan capital sought permission to deploy four U.S. special operations troops to Benghazi aboard a Libyan military aircraft early the next morning....
  • Names of Benghazi Whistleblowers Revealed

    05/06/2013 11:42:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 05/06/2013 | Rick Moran
    Fox News has revealed the names of the Benghazi whistleblowers from the State Department who will testify at a special hearing of the Oversight Committee on Wednesday: Appearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will be three career State Department officials: Gregory N. Hicks, the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya at the time of the Benghazi terrorist attacks; Mark I. Thompson, a former Marine and now the deputy coordinator for Operations in the agencyÂ’s Counterterrorism Bureau; and Eric Nordstrom, a diplomatic security officer who was the regional security officer in Libya, the...
  • Exclusive: Benghazi insider speaks out and backs up Fox News Whistleblower

    05/06/2013 5:12:30 AM PDT · by Opinionatedtoday · 25 replies
    The Obama administration and the Republican Interim Benghazi report claim no one in government denied any emergency assistance to help Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Tyrone Woods, Glen Doherty and Sean Smith, before they were killed in the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. The Obama-Clinton regime also adamantly refuted the charge that anyone issued “stand-down” orders. However, last Tuesday, a disguised Benghazi whistleblower, a military special ops member, who watched the attack unfold in Benghazi, appeared on Fox News in a report: Special forces could’ve responded to Benghazi attack, claimed otherwise. On Friday Foreign Policy magazine quickly came out...
  • Congressional Democrat: WH's Benghazi Talking Points Were Garbage

    05/06/2013 7:46:39 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 23 replies
    Town Hall ^ | May 6, 2013 | Guy Benson
    Carol had it right last week: Benghazi is back -- much to the chagrin of the White House, I'm sure. To set the table for Wednesday's hearings, here's what we've learned over the last few days: (1) Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) was directly involved in the 9/11/12 raid that killed four Americans, including our Ambassador to Libya. Leaders in Washington knew the Benghazi massacre was a terrorist operation "almost immediately," and officials on the ground suspected as much "from the get-go." The administration misleadingly denied and downplayed the terrorist connection for weeks. (2) A special ops officer...
  • Benghazi: Still looking for Answers, Part III

    05/05/2013 9:50:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 5, 2013 | Bob Beauprez
    "They're making up for all the mistakes they made with excuse." In this space over the last two days, we have focused on the three part series by Fox News still looking for the truth and answers to the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Benghazi that resulted in the death of Ambassador Chris Stevens, diplomat Sean Smith, and former SEALS Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty. Below is the Part III report by Adam Housley in which the military Special Operator with intimate knowledge of the Benghazi attack charges that the Obama Administration "had no plan"...
  • Official: We Knew Benghazi Was a Terrorist Attack "From the Get-Go"

    05/05/2013 8:14:31 AM PDT · by kristinn · 50 replies
    CBS News ^ | Sunday, May 5, 2013 | Lindsey Boerma
    Everybody in the mission" in Benghazi, Libya, thought the attack on a U.S. consulate there last Sept. 11 was an act of terror "from the get-go," according to excerpts of an interview investigators conducted with the No. 2 official in Libya at the time, obtained exclusively by CBS News' "Face the Nation." "I think everybody in the mission thought it was a terrorist attack from the beginning," Greg Hicks, a 22-year foreign service diplomat who was the highest-ranking U.S. official in Libya after the strike, told investigators under authority of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Hicks, the former...
  • BENGHAZI: Names of ‘whistleblower’ witnesses revealed

    05/04/2013 7:30:19 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 116 replies
    FOX News ^ | May 4, 2013 | by James Rosen, Chad Pergram
    Their identities have been a well-guarded secret, known only to their high-powered lawyers and a handful of House lawmakers and staff. But now Fox News has learned the names of the self-described Benghazi “whistleblowers” who are set to testify before a widely anticipated congressional hearing on Wednesday. Appearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will be three career State Department officials: Gregory N. Hicks, the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya at the time of the Benghazi terrorist attacks; Mark I. Thompson, a former Marine and now the deputy coordinator for Operations in the...
  • A hope for answers - Benghazi dam may break at last

    05/03/2013 8:50:32 PM PDT · by neverdem · 33 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 3, 2013n | MICHAEL A. WALSH
    On Wednesday, the FBI released photos of three men present at the deadly jihadist attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya; the bureau has asked the Libyans’ help in identifying them. Which nicely highlights the fact that it’s been more than seven months since Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other brave Americans were killed — and yet there’s been no justice, nor even vengeance, in the matter. Nor much exposure: We know little more today than we did in the immediate aftermath of the fiasco. Indeed, the State Department’s Inspector General is now investigating the Accountability Review Board that...
  • Fox News credited by lawyer for Benghazi whistleblower

    05/03/2013 4:43:50 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 6 replies
    Washington Post ^ | MAY 01, 1:45 PM ET | Erik Wemple
    <p>The Benghazi bureaucracy moved today. In a letter to Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, the State Department said it has issued instructions on how lawyers representing Benghazi whistleblowers may seek clearances to handle classified information. The letter instructs such lawyers to direct their requests to the “Assistant Legal Adviser for Employment Law within the Office of the Legal Adviser.”</p>
  • BENGHAZI: Names of ‘whistleblower’ witnesses revealed

    05/04/2013 12:59:27 PM PDT · by bryan999 · 88 replies
    Their identities have been a well-guarded secret, known only to their high-powered lawyers and a handful of House lawmakers and staff. But now Fox News has learned the names of the self-described Benghazi “whistleblowers” who are set to testify before a widely anticipated congressional hearing on Wednesday. Appearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will be three career State Department officials: Gregory N. Hicks, the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya at the time of the Benghazi terrorist attacks; Mark I. Thompson, a former Marine and now the deputy coordinator for Operations in the...
  • Carney: "Benghazi Happened A Long Time Ago"

    05/01/2013 11:09:04 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 67 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 1,2013 | Daniel Halper
    White House spokesman Jay Carney said in response to a question about the September 11, 2012 Benghazi terror attack that it "happened a long time ago."
  • Obama Administration Denies Benghazi Whistleblowers Being Kept Quiet

    05/01/2013 8:57:39 AM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    ABC ^ | 5/1/13 | Dana Hughes
    More than seven months after the attack Sept. 11, 2012, on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, the Obama administration continues to defend itself against allegations from House Republicans that the administration has not fully cooperated with Congress on the investigation into the attack. On Tuesday, both President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry addressed claims being made by House Oversight and Foreign Affairs Committee leaders that the administration is impeding the Congressional testimony of State Department and CIA employees who survived the attack. “I’m not familiar with this notion that anybody’s been blocked from testifying,”
  • Benghazi whistleblower says US has identified terrorist behind 911 attack but refuses to capture him

    04/30/2013 7:11:04 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 19 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 04-30-2013
    The US government knows who organized the Benghazi attack that killed our ambassador and three others and yet he walks freely in Libya today. Why? The whistleblower says “we basically don’t want to upset anybody”.
  • State: Our Benghazi probe ´should be enough´ for Congress

    04/29/2013 7:19:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/29/13 | Julian Pecquet
    The State Department on Monday defended its decision not to have lower-level employees testify before Congress about last year´s attack in Benghazi, Libya. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is pushing ahead with his investigation of the terrorist assault, and has asked for legal protections for lower-level employees who might be called to testify. The State Department pushed back on Monday and said the independent probe into the attack "should be enough" for lawmakers. “We think that we´ve done an independent investigation, that it´s been transparent, thorough, credible, and detailed, and that we´ve shared those
  • Issa Responds to President’s Comments on Benghazi Whistleblowers

    04/30/2013 12:02:25 PM PDT · by Nachum · 45 replies
    oversight.gov ^ | 4/30/13 | Daryll Issa
    WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) made the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s assertion that he’s “not familiar” with Benghazi whistleblowers being blocked from telling their stories: “A lawyer for Benghazi whistleblowers has publicly stated that the State Department is blocking her client’s ability to talk freely with counsel. Over the past two weeks, I have sent four letters requesting that this Administration make information available about how lawyers – who already have security clearances and are representing Benghazi whistleblowers – can be cleared to fully hear their clients’ stories. I...
  • Whistleblower Lawyer: State Dept Spokesman 'Either Incompetent Or Liar'

    04/30/2013 8:39:16 AM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/30/13 | Larry O'Connor
    Attorney Victoria Toensing represents a whilstleblower from the State Department who is intent on telling the truth about the attacks on the US Consolate in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012. Yesterday she went public with the news that the State Department is refusing to grant her security clearance so that she can properly represent her client as the House Oversight committee prepares for investigative hearings on the attacks. State Dept. spokesman Patrick Ventrell told reporters he was unaware of any issues regarding security clearances for attorneys and added that he had no knowledge of any whistleblowers either.
  • State Dept Restricting Employees From Speaking To Congress Over Benghazi

    04/30/2013 3:35:39 AM PDT · by markomalley · 36 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 4/30/2013
    Acting Deputy Spokesman Patrick Ventrell defended the State Department restricting access to Congress from lower-level staffers directly involved with the Benghazi investigation. Ventrell said that it was "appropriate" for the FBI and the Accountability Review Board to interview the Department employees but that Congress should only have access to their superiors. "Just as you wouldn’t have necessarily a soldier or troops called as witnesses, you have their superior officers, that’s the same practice for the State Department," Ventrell argued. Ventrell went on to say, "I think that these folks want to be able to continue their professional duties and activities,"...
  • Obama's Omerta! Benghazi Whistle Blowers Being Threatened By Administration

    04/30/2013 4:31:25 AM PDT · by opentalk · 22 replies
    The Lid ^ | April 29, 2013
    Omerta is the Italian word for "humility." It was also the code of silence in the Mafia the breaking of which was punished severely. Apparently the Obama Administration has a similar code of silence. According to Fox news at least four career employees of the State Department and the CIA have been threatened not to talk by their superiors. Victoria Toensing, a former Justice Department official and Republican counsel to the Senate Intelligence Committee, is now representing one of the State Department employees. She told Fox News her client and some of the others, who consider themselves whistle-blowers, have been...
  • House panel tries to get Benghazi witnesses to discuss Benghazi without retaliation (Issa letters)

    04/29/2013 7:48:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Gretawire ^ | 4/29/13 | Greta Van Suteren
    See report below from my FNC colleague Chad Pergram: Fox has obtained three letters, sent to the top legal counsels at the CIA, Pentagon and State Department, about getting clearance to interview witnesses from those agencies/departments about Benghazi. These are from the House Oversight Committee. I am told there are whistleblowers who are willing to talk to Congressional investigators but are worried about getting clearances, et al. Links to letters are below…full text of one letter is below (letters are the same). In the letters, the House Oversight Committee asks for a pledge that those departments/agencies will not “take any...
  • CONFIDNTIAL SOURCE: We could have helped in Benghazi!

    04/29/2013 3:19:12 PM PDT · by Toespi · 43 replies
    Fox News/Brett Baier
    Source interviewed in disguise, Government is lying. Two more assets could have been on the ground to assist. Quick Reaction Team training 3 1/2 hours away in Croatia specifically for the Benghazi type scenario. Same details coming from others.
  • THREATS AGAINST BENGHAZI WHISTLEBLOWERS ALLEGED

    04/29/2013 3:29:17 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 60 replies
    Greta Wire ^ | 04.29.13 | James Rosen
    At least four career officials at the State Department and the Central Intelligence Agency have retained lawyers, or are in the process of doing so, as they prepare to provide sensitive information about the Benghazi attacks to Congress, Fox News has learned. Victoria Toensing, a former Justice Department official and Republican counsel to the Senate intelligence committee, is now representing one of the State Department employees. She told Fox News her client and some of the others, who consider themselves whistleblowers, have been threatened by unnamed Obama administration officials.
  • Obama officials threatened whistle-blowers on Benghazi, lawyer says [ meanwhile Tsarnaev protected ]

    04/29/2013 4:16:04 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 19 replies
    FNS ^ | April 29 2013 | Fox News
    At least four career officials at the State Department and the Central Intelligence Agency have retained lawyers or are in the process of doing so, as they prepare to provide sensitive information about the Benghazi attacks to Congress, Fox News has learned. Victoria Toensing, a former Justice Department official and Republican counsel to the Senate Intelligence Committee, is now representing one of the State Department employees. She told Fox News her client and some of the others, who consider themselves whistle-blowers, have been threatened by unnamed Obama administration officials.
  • Foxnews,..Benghazi.....Breaking news with Whistle Blowers Special Report.

    04/29/2013 3:17:29 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 29 replies
    The Report has not made it to Text////as yet.Assets were available to respone much sooner than we were told.Tonight first part of 3 part seriew.Whistle blowers are under duress from the Administration....acquiring lawyers.
  • EXPLOSIVE REPORT: FORCES WERE AVAILABLE TO HELP AMERICANS UNDER ATTACK IN BENGHAZI

    04/29/2013 6:26:39 PM PDT · by crosslink · 315 replies
    The blaze ^ | 4-29-2013 | Jason Howerton
    The U.S. government had the ability to “react and respond” to the Benghazi terrorist attack and could have had forces on the ground before the second wave of the assault began, a special operator with knowledge of the response told Fox News in an exclusive interview. Due to the explosive nature of his allegations, the special ops member asked to remain anonymous. “I know for a fact that C 110 the UComm CIF was doing a training exercise, not in the region of northern Africa, but in Europe. And they had the ability to react and respond,” he told Fox...
  • Report: Obama admin has issued threats against the Benghazi whistleblowers?

    04/29/2013 6:37:24 PM PDT · by grimalkin · 22 replies
    Hotair ^ | 4/29/13 | ERIKA JOHNSEN
    For months now, Republican lawmakers have been wondering about the status of the survivors of last September’s terrorist attack in Benghazi that resulted in the death of four Americans, and why it is that Congress has not been afforded more access to them. In March, Sen. Lindsey Graham suggested that the Obama administration was engaged in specifically blocking access to these witnesses, and that the witnesses had even been told to “keep quiet” — a notion that the administration blithely dismissed and Democrats once more pooh-poohed as the mere partisan pish-tosh of those petty Republicans. The latest update from Fox...