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Clinton: We Needed Access
to More Money for Libya

National Review Online, by Katrina Trinko

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/23/2013 12:39:50 PM

Hillary Clinton suggested in the Senate hearing today that lack of access to funds may have contributed to security deficiencies in Libya — a claim that then-State Department official Charlene Lamb explicitly rejected in a November congressional hearing. “With respect to helping the Libyans …we will provide a list of everything we were doing and were attempting to do,” Clinton said, “but I will also tell you that since March 2011, Congressional holds have been placed on programs for many months for aid to Libya. We’ve had frequent Congressional

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This article does not mention the $2 billion available for security in Benghazi. This hearing is an utter waste of time. It´s sickening to watch.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 1/23/2013 12:43:04 PM     (No. 9134462)

Not a penny to those terrorists!! Hear that you idiots in the congress? 2014 is not that far away you maroons, who spend our tax dollars as though it belongs to you

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/23/2013 12:49:58 PM     (No. 9134482)

I wonder who´s job it is to prevent Hill from having the usual rounds of cocktails with lunch.

Hope she get´s lubed up for her PM session.

I want 15 minute Q&A with extensive follow up.

This AM was thin gruel.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/23/2013 12:58:35 PM     (No. 9134509)

"Madame Secretary, having previously served in the Senate, how can you expect "more money" when the Democratic-party held Senate hasn´t passed a budget in four years?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/23/2013 12:59:37 PM     (No. 9134513)

Hitlery, The answer is a categorical NO!

Do you understand NO?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/23/2013 1:04:49 PM     (No. 9134524)

Got it! Benghazi was Congresses fault!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 1/23/2013 1:05:09 PM     (No. 9134525)

PIAPS needs to be asked:

1. Where are the CIA personnel there on 9/11 and what have they "testified" happened?
2. 0bama claimed during 3rd debate with Mitt that he was aware of attack and told his "minions" to deal with it [I paraphrase]. There was real-time video from drone(s) and phone calls, so how can she claim not to be aware to Senate of what occurred that night? [Where are the audio/visual recordings?]
3. Why do we need to have a host country tell US how to protect our own? If we can´t, especially in the Al Qaeda laced Middle East and Africa, why send any ambassador there to an "embassy." Why not set up shop at UN?
4. Marines are trained to serve and protect, not to be intel destroyers in a firefight. Get CIA to control classified material at embassies. [I don´t believe there was none at Benghazi. If true, why was CIA a mile away?]
5. Where we running any weapons to terrorists anywhere in the region?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JAN, 1/23/2013 1:14:35 PM     (No. 9134542)

Prhaps a bit less luxury for Austria and a bit more security for Libya would have been the way to go?

What say you, PIAPS.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/23/2013 1:21:31 PM     (No. 9134559)

Why have a hearing if the GOP tees up softball questions and lets piaps control the agenda?

Our faint hope is that the GOP shows spine on the House side where they have majority control.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/23/2013 1:31:26 PM     (No. 9134584)

Perhaps she could have dipped into her TAD (Travelin´ Round Drunk) budget?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: veritas, 1/23/2013 1:36:54 PM     (No. 9134594)

Well, I´m not buying a lottery ticket today -- my bad luck started with seeing several clips of Lying Clinton #2 today. Talk about brazen! She´s got more brass than a hundred gun shows -- no, she´s got more than was ever run through every reloading machine in Texas.

"What difference does it make...." she "asked." Well, the "difference" is that we´d know who´s at fault. That matters in the real world. In D.C., not so much, obviously.

But... again, again, again, the bigger question gets no attention, and it makes me crazy.

That question is: who is responsible for putting our people into obviously-hostile countries/situations, and intentionally denying them well-armed American protectors? Doing so effectively guaranteed the events of 9/11/2012, and the other attacks leading up to that day. Obama and his Administration of America-hating placators of Islam effectively threw our people into the water like chum to draw murderous Muslim piranhas. That´s the real story!

Yeah, basically we know already, but I want hides on the barn door with names, dates, and places. Hides! I want these [pre-deleted] self-absorbed, self-impressed, self-important snots punished for their acts.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: snapper451, 1/23/2013 1:53:13 PM     (No. 9134629)

She defended Susan Rice, the Little Dick Durbin tried the "blame Bush" approach with "weapons of mass destruction". How about Hillary´s "willing suspension of disbelief"?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 1/23/2013 3:08:03 PM     (No. 9134787)

The standard democrat solution to a problem always involves more tax payer funding.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 1/23/2013 4:03:33 PM     (No. 9134878)

Well, maybe if the State Department wasn´t spending close to a BILLION dollars on the new embassy in London, there might be more money available for Libya. However, the need for "more money" doesn´t answer the basic question of who gave the ´stand down´ order, Hillary, that allowed 4 Americans to be murdered.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: MsZzroyal, 1/23/2013 4:05:42 PM     (No. 9134887)

Clinton: We Needed Access to More Money for Libya. Maybe an audit of the money sent there to see if it found its way to pay off her 2008 Presideantial Campaign run, remember she had a short fall of money. And it has take over five years to payoff.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JoniTx, 1/23/2013 4:07:24 PM     (No. 9134896)

I now see the headline that will be featured on all of the evening news shows....

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Reply 16 - Posted by: badrad, 1/23/2013 4:20:17 PM     (No. 9134923)

obama´s Exec Order pen run out of gold ink or the GSA needs tor print more forms?

Hitlary was played by a different actress or just new screenwriter for the Congressional qustions as opposed to the sharp lawyer mouthing the "I don´t remember"..or "I don´t recall..." mind manipulations of the masses of that era. Dems are walking zombies when their maadters pull their trings via a compliant media crowd.

The GOP still milling and mulling? Kudos to those in Congress who are holding the line.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/23/2013 5:37:53 PM     (No. 9135057)

Clinton gave money to Palestinians, Egypt, new embassy in London. Clinton had money to fly anywhere anytime. But Clinton did not have the $10,000 to send a plane to Libya and fly those guys out.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/23/2013 10:17:15 PM     (No. 9135464)

"Clinton: We Needed Access to More Money for Libya"

Old people in this country would like a bigger SS check, but that´s not happening either.

What is the total amount taxpayers have sent to the ME since January 2009 ?

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