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  • Mother of Slain State Dept. Official Tired of Being Lied To and Stonewalled by Obama Administration

    10/10/2012 6:58:18 PM PDT · by kristinn · 26 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Wednesday, October 10, 2012 | Daniel Halper
    Link to YouTube video of interview. The mother of State Department official Sean Smith, who was killed September 11, 2012 in the terrorist attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, appeared on CNN this evening.Here's the computer generated rush transcript: SNIPCOOPER : we're talking tonight with pat smith whose son sean smith was killed in the benghazi attack. today his son asked mitt romney to stop invoking her son's name on the campaign trail. pat smith did not speak about anyone's political agenda tonight. she is, however, bitter ly disappointed with the search for answers.who told you that they...
  • Clinton: No sign that Stevens believed he was on an al Qaeda hit list

    09/22/2012 8:23:52 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 46 replies
    cnn ^ | 9/22/2012 | staff
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday she has "absolutely no information or reason to believe there is any basis" to suggest that U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens believed he was on an al Qaeda hit list. The remark came after a source familiar with Stevens' thinking told CNN that in the months leading up to his death, Stevens worried about constant security threats in Benghazi and mentioned that his name was on an al Qaeda hit list. Stevens spoke about a rise in Islamic extremism and al Qaeda's growing presence in Libya, the source said. The White...
  • US State Dept. blasts CNN report on Stevens' diary

    09/23/2012 1:49:58 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 74 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | September 23, 2012 | LYNN ELBER
    CNN reported on the personal journal of slain American ambassador Christopher Stevens over objections from his family, a State Department spokesman said Saturday. The news channel, in a story posted online Saturday, said that it found a journal belonging to Stevens four days after he died in a Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Three other Americans also were killed. CNN broke a pledge to the late ambassador's family that it wouldn't report on the diary, said State Department spokesman Philippe Reines, a senior adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In a blistering...
  • Anderson Cooper admits CNN found slain ambassador's journal, 'secretly' used it in reporting

    09/22/2012 1:14:19 PM PDT · by opentalk · 67 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | September 22, 2012 | Snejana Farberov
    Anderson Cooper admits that CNN found slain American ambassador's journal inside U.S. consulate in Libya and 'secretly' used it in reporting (full Title).•CNN found Ambassador Christopher Stevens' personal journal on the floor at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi •Journal consisted of seven handwritten pages in a hard-bound book •Network says it notified Stevens' family at once and handed over the journal CNN host Anderson Cooper admitted on Friday that the network had come across the late Ambassador Christopher Stevens' personal journal and used parts of it in its reporting without disclosing the source. On Wednesday on his show Anderson Cooper...