Skip to comments.60 Minutes: Benghazi (CBS Transcript)
Posted on 10/27/2013 5:45:31 PM PDT by kristinn
The following script is from "Benghazi" which aired on Oct. 27, 2013. The correspondent is Lara Logan. Max McClellan, producer.
When Chris Stevens was killed in Benghazi, Libya, on the anniversary of September 11th last year, it was only the sixth time that the United States had lost an ambassador to its enemies. The events of that night have been overshadowed by misinformation, confusion and intense partisanship. But for those who lived through it, there's nothing confusing about what happened, and they share a sense of profound frustration because they say they saw it coming.
Tonight, you will hear for the first time from a security officer who witnessed the attack. He calls himself, Morgan Jones, a pseudonym he's using for his own safety. A former British soldier, he's been helping to keep U.S. diplomats and military leaders safe for the last decade. On a night he describes as sheer hell, Morgan Jones snuck into a Benghazi hospital that was under the control of al Qaeda terrorists, desperate to find out if one of his close friends from the U.S. Special Mission was the American he'd been told was there.
Morgan Jones: I was dreading seeing who it was, you know? It didn't take long to get to the room. And I could see in through the glass. And I didn't even have to go into the room to see who it was. I knew who it was immediately.
Lara Logan: Who was it?
Morgan Jones: It was the ambassador, dead. Yeah, shocking.
Morgan Jones said he'd never felt so angry in his life. Only hours earlier, Amb. Chris Stevens had sought him out, concerned about the security at the U.S. Special Mission Compound where Morgan was in charge of the Libyan guard force.
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I have heard that theory, too. No matter what, after watching 60 Minutes, we still don’t know what the purpose of the attack was. All I know is what I already knew - Our “Leader” did nothing to help save people when he should have—he is the only one who could give the order to do what needed to be done. HE DID NOT. That should be put right in the PINO’s face - WHY DIDN’T CBS GO THERE ?????
The answer to this insufferable fascist ought to have been:
“The difference, Madame Secretary, is THE TRUTH, and the American people have a right to that truth.”
“So, I’m going to take a break from further questioning, to have you sworn in for your testimony, in the hopes that will encourage that result.”
The Marxists & Saudis (or whoever pays McCain and Obama these days) are getting this ‘out of the way’ before election year 2014.
This way, it’s ‘old news’ during campaign season 2014 and 2016.
I don’t know what’s more sickening. That state media ignored Benghazi, or that they’re carefully slipping it in now, scheduled to minimize the impact of folks realizing Obama and Hitlery committed treason.
BTTT to read later.
The fact that our people from Tripoli were hung up in the airport in Benghazi reflects how poor our relationship was with the GOL and how little control the government in Tripoli had over Benghazi. The bottom line is that our people should never have been there given the inability of the host government to protect them.
This is what happens when you outsource your security to hostile Middle East gangs.
“This, I believe, is the whole reason behind Benghazi.”
We have known this since obama changed our ROE and refused our troops air support when they were pinned down in Afghanistan. If only it was that upfront and simple, but it isn’t.
You have to go all the way back to clinton and research the pattern that has been in place when we score a good hit on al qaeda or a sacrifice is necessary to achieve a political agenda. With clinton, it was Blackhawk Down, Kosovo, the USS Cole.
Benghazi was a sacrifice pure-simple TO al qaeda FOR the drone strike on ya ya al libi, and it wasn’t the first of many sacrifices FROM obama TO al qaeda and the mb.
Travis, you know as well as I do that your post is the what but not the why. The real WHY needs to be exposed. How many more AMERICANS WILL DIE planned DEATHS FOR FILTHY POLITICIAN TRAITORS AND POLITICAL GENERALS WHO ALLOW AND EVEN PLAN THE MURDERS OF OUR OWN TROOPS TO PLEASE THEIR MASTERS? THE UNDERLYING FACTOR IN THE DEATHS OF SO MANY SEALs IS PERSONAL WITH OBAMA and has been since they blew away his little somali pirate when they pushed the envelope and pushed back against his direct orders. It was an ‘in your face’ to him and he has never forgiven it.
Kind of like the Friday night news dump? Yeah, that’s CBS all right... they can claim they ‘exposed’ while really hiding. Charming.
Go to YouTube and search Trey Gowdy Benghazi
It makes me weep for this nation. We lose enough good men through incompetency, but this is sheer abandonment. It is evil. We cannot afford another executive of this stripe.
Thanks for this. It cannot be posted enough, yet where are the resignations? Where are the Democrats that still love America? Could you imagine knowing this and still working for Obama?
I can’t. It’s despicable.
You’re right about that. When does she get her Lady Macbeth Award?
If she were his pimp instead of his wife, you’d be right.
What I find amazing is that liberals worship Hillary, but hate Sarah Palin. One is a loser who has ridden her husbands coattails and is easily as conceited and deceitful and Old Bill. The other has achieved everything a “supermom” could wish for - great husband, family and life.
I am not crazy with all of Sarah’s policies. Her tax policy in Alaska nearly killed the oil industry there, but you can’t fault her for grit, guts or love of God. She’s heroic compared to the tired, hateful, near lesbian women of the left.
Our country suffered a coup, it was an inside job with the help of the complicit press.
Thanks and done. We need to email his reply to everyone on our list, FB page, and twitter the link.
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