Wednesday, 24 April 2013

House Benghazi Report Raises New Questions - US News & World Report

' Reductions of security levels prior to the attacks in Benghazi were approved at the highest levels of the State Department, up to and including Secretary Clinton. This fact contradicts her testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on January 23, 2013.

In the days following the attacks, White House and senior State Department officials altered accurate talking points drafted by the Intelligence Community in order to protect the State Department.

Contrary to Administration rhetoric, the talking points were not edited to protect classified information.

Concern for classified information is never mentioned in email traffic among senior administration officials.

All of this seems to conflict with what the Obama Administration told the American public in the thick of the president's ultimately successful re-election campaign.'
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