Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has turned down an invitation to testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee next Thursday on the Benghazi attack.A committee update this evening indicated that Michael Courts, acting director of International Affairs and Trade for the Government Accountability Office, will be testifying followed by a RAND Corp. analyst.The committee indicated further witnesses could be added, but the State Department confirmed that Clinton won’t be one of them.“She was asked to appear at House Foreign Affairs next week, and we have written back to the chairman to say that she’ll be on travel next week,”
This is serious business. A subpoena should be issued for EVERY witness. Quit fooling around. Put it THIS WAY....even Obama deserves justice. Let´s get to the truth. We wouldn´t want people doubting our President now would we. Let´s help him out. Get to the truth and quit being candy asses about it.
Ok Issa. Let´s get tough here. Forget invitations. Subpoena the whole lot. Petraeus, Clinton, Clapper, Mueller. Here´s my theory. Last Spring Petraeus was asking for more security in Benghazi. The administration said No. It didn´t fit in their plan that Al Queda was on the run. Petraeus was a problem. He was unhappy and thinking of running against Obama.The administration illegally put the FBI on it. They have no authority to read emails in the intelligence community. They hit pay dirt. Instead of removing Petraeus for such a gross breach of security, he was blackmailed. Shut up or else. No way would this be disclosed before the election. The President, VP, Clapper and Mueller and Clinton all knew about the affair and that is treasonous and a conspiracy against the United States. All should be arrested. Petraeus had a crisis of conscience- too late. He disclosed the affair himself and resigned. No more leverage against him. He and all the players must be called to testify. The Presidential succession-President, VP Speaker of the House ends up with John Boehner as President. I´ll take it. This is a high crime by this administration against the security of our country. Clearly Clinton knows something and thus refuses to testify under oath. What a disgrace at the highest levels. We need to take out this corrupt administration -now.
I´ll BET she has refused---can´t Hillary be compelled with a subpoena? God forbid her ineptitude colors her upcoming Presidential bid!!!!!!! (Bill alone, obviously pumping fore her in 2016, should disqualify her: e.g. trusting Romney, a "liar" as designated by our Ex President, who was impeached for lying, and lost his law license. Do people have BNO memory?
People, they got away with Fast and Furious, if they get away with the Benghazi murders, there is not anything they will not do to stay in power. The cover by the Obama loving media is indeed a threat to our Republic.
Oh my gosh, #10 is right! Constitutional Scholar Barry forgot that little detail. A ray of hope for sanity.
Even if the possibility exists that swing state electors could vote down Barry, the media has already taken victory laps.
As for Hillary, I can´t even remember which scandal she was involved in where she testified under oath that she did not "recall". Even that scandal and her lies didn´t stop Noo Yawkkas from electing her their Senatah.
#6 House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman is not Issa...The committee is chaired by Ileana Ros Lehtinen, a woman of Cuban descent from South Florida. She does not suffer fools lightly. She will haul the SOS in by the hair if she has to!
The investigators are going to have to get nasty with these criminals if they expect to get anywhere. These folks are experts at lying, criminal conspiracies and cover-ups. They are Democrats, after all.
It must be difficult, on so many levels, to look oneself in the mirror if you are Hillary Clinton. Thanks for the memories, #18. And #10 and #15, wishful thinking: can you imagine the rioting if the electors chose someone other than Obamessiah?
Could someone explain to me how the people directly involved in this thing can just opt out of testifying? I don´t care if they both resign. By the time the hearings start, Karl Rove and Laura Bush will be hauled in to give the answers. I mean it. This is murder and these witnesses should be forced to testify.
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Bad Dog, 11/10/2012 8:51:49 AM (No. 9004758)
Let´s walk backwards through our memories....
Hillary Clinton has already let it be known that she won´t continue as SoS in Obama Reign #2. I did a search on ´´Clinton Resign´´ but too many results come up - wasn´t that announcement last summer?
Petraeus was named Director of CIA on September 6, 2011. (Hmmm.....)
There are many dots to be connected here - I don´t have all the info I need right now but perhaps others can pick up.
I´m still not convinced that Obama´s whispered comment to Medvedev isn´t part of this. Petraeus is in a very precarious position.
And as for Hillary and her ´´turn down´´ of the ´´invitation´´.... well, she does not need any more time to rehearse her responses - ´I don´t recall´ and ´I don´t remember´. However, she might need more time to practice saying, ´I´m sorry, I don´t recall´.
1. Petraeus abandoned his enlarged force in Afghanistan to double dip: retired 4 star pension + CIA director salary. 2. Obama then arranges for Mrs Petraeus to be hired for newly created senior position in new Consumer Finance Unit of Dodd-Frank. Job keeps Petraeus silent as Iraq and Afghanistan successes erode. 3. As Afghan war effort deteriorates and al-Qaeda surges in ME and Libya, Petraeus grows concerned. Obama turns up affair to keep him loyal. 4. Petraeus creates violent demonstration & video lie to allow Obama to lie about growing al-Qaeda threat. 5. Petraeus resigns to protect whatever honor he has left.
Hillary should not have the option to "turn down" the request to testify. What is wrong with these people? Isn´t anyone being held accountable? If Hillary has nothing to hide, she needs to testify. Hillary has gone public saying she takes full responsibility, well, lady tell us what you know. These people make me sick. The Republicans are now making me mad, as they just roll over. For God´s sake, the democrats had Scooter Libby put in prison for nothing, and we Republicans can´t get accountability when four brave Americans were sent in to do a job, they asked for help, and Hillary and 0bama denied them any help at all, and these four brave Americans are dead. I want Hillary to tell us exactly what happened, and I am afraid no one is going to make her do it. Sick, I tell you.
This woman´s antics go clean back to Nixon and Watergate. Read somewhere several years ago that as part of the legal team that helped the Senate prepare their case, she was one who wanted to deny Nixon legal representation. She has been at this a long, long time.
Read my lips: Another freakin cover-up. 4 Americans murdered by Islamic animals and this president asks for hearings from which none of his people will testify. They already know what happened don´t you get it, they already know. Obama talks about the people, he´s for the people, yea right, he´s talking bout your vote. After that its screw you. Families lose soldiers and an ambassador and Obama could care less. Hillary Clinton, another piece of human garbage.
This reminds me of when the media set-up Frank Giffords and he stepped out on Kthie Lee. The General was set-up because he knows what happeded in Libya. I hope he tetifies and tells the truth. As for Hillary, she will get away with it, as usual.
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