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the Day of the Benghazi Attack
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President Obama Had One
Conversation With Leon Panetta on
the Day of the Benghazi Attack

Reason, by Ed Krayewski

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Posted By:drive, 2/7/2013 1:59:52 PM

In today’s hearing on Benghazi at the Senate Armed Forces Committee, New Hampshire Republican Kelly Ayotte asked about the president’s personal involvement, finding out that the president only had one conversation with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta or General Martin Dempsey on 9/11, the day of the Benghazi attack. In that conversation, according to Panetta, President Obama told them to “do whatever you need to do to be able to protect our people”. The president didn’t, according to Panetta, ask for any specifics on what kind of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 2/7/2013 2:07:04 PM     (No. 9164046)

He wants the perks but not the responsibilities!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Shucky, 2/7/2013 2:07:32 PM     (No. 9164047)

panetta and dempsey will take the fall for their fearless leader, no doubt having been promised a sweet reward for their loyalty.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Davids918, 2/7/2013 2:07:57 PM     (No. 9164048)

So, what specifically does the president mean by "our people"?

Seems like he didn´t want to be bothered. Had better things to focus on.

You know, "you little people in my cabinet, do what you need to do".



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Reply 4 - Posted by: SourKraut, 2/7/2013 2:24:14 PM     (No. 9164068)

"The president didn’t, according to Panetta, ask for any specifics"

of course not

that would have led to responsibility for what happened

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 2/7/2013 2:28:29 PM     (No. 9164082)

...I just can´t imagine George B. having been so "hands off" to an event such as this. Just what did 0bama have going on that was MORE important?...

...ah, just remembered. He was probably overseeing the packing of his bag for Las Vegas...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: enuf8, 2/7/2013 2:28:47 PM     (No. 9164083)

Asking questions would have delayed Dream Land sleep.......he had to get prepared for his big campaign rally in Las Vegas. Certainly he could be burdened with Benghazi.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/7/2013 2:56:09 PM     (No. 9164131)

Let´s start connecting the dots.
The president said he was on top of the matter, and joe biden said the white house never received a request for military support.
Hillary said she was fully engaged, but Panetta and Dempsey said they never talked to her, and she never called them.
Hillary said she talked with the president around 9 PM on the night of the attack.
Panetta and Dempsey met with the president at 5 PM.
What is becoming clear is that no one at State was in charge. Hillary was curiously unengaged as her own ambassador was killed.
The president didn´t know nuffin, and old joe biden was wandering the hallways.
Panetta and Dempsey again pointed out that the marine guards at any embassy are not actually guarding - their only job is to destroy classified documents.
And the Libyan guards at the consulate, those that obese Charlene Lamb wanted to expand on, abandoned the consulate, in what appears to be collusion with the filthy islamofascist terrorist pigs.
This all comes out as an astonishing mess.
Hillary was an inept SofS, no one wanted to take the wheeel.
Elections have consequences.
And if the voters are stupid enough to vote in hillary in 2016, our country is doomed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MEMcL, 2/7/2013 3:08:42 PM     (No. 9164158)

This is explosive stuff! The President and Secretary of State were not engaged in the operation that killed four Americans?!! This is an example of "Who´s on First...."

For obama and Clinton to either be unavailable, or refuse to be inconvenienced is shocking. What an astonishing lack of communication and accountability. Heads should roll, starting at the top.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/7/2013 3:36:55 PM     (No. 9164227)

Out of the loop, wasn´t there, didn´t know, didn´t care... and cannot remember.

They all have the affliction du jour of Hill-err-ee-ass Herself...
SPAMNESIA.

Vast communications ability, equipped for rapid response in the region...
Duhhh...
SPAMNESIA.
Strikes again.
DimWitz and DimWitches... may they get just what they so richly deserve, ASAP.

Speaking of Gummint Losers from San Francisco... DiFi, Pelosi, RoxBox, Panetta...

Wasn´t Ambassador Stevens gay?
Wasn´t he assaulted?
Where is the militant gay lobby on this atrocity?
Was the Ambassador raped to humiliate and violate a gay man?
How come no militant gay outrage?
Don´t they stick up for their own?
(gallows humor pun)
Just wonderin´...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Pros7767, 2/7/2013 3:46:20 PM     (No. 9164247)

What the hell are we paying him/them for? They left these Americans completely helpless and watched their demise from the grandstands.

Our president and SOS were MIA. I´m so angry I could scream.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: tonyl, 2/7/2013 4:02:01 PM     (No. 9164278)

The press made us lose Viet nam, they forced a president to resign. They got this president elected and re-elected. They will never run with anything that might get him impeached. Forget Bengazi. He´s impervious. I´m sick of hearing about it. Nothing is going to happen to anyone in his administration.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Grambo, 2/7/2013 4:16:57 PM     (No. 9164317)

The president says he gave orders. No one received any presidential orders. The president had no conversations with the SecDef or Clinton. Clinton was fully “engaged” but never talked to the SecDef or CIC. There is no information available on the degree of sobriety of either of those individuals at the time.

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