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Rep. Rogers: Expect more
whistleblowers to testify
on Benghazi

The Hill [Washington DC], by Peter Schroeder

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Posted By:JoniTx, 5/12/2013 10:01:44 AM

Congress is hearing from more whistleblowers who wish to testify on the terrorist attack in Benghazi, according to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.). Rogers told "Fox News Sunday" that following the testimony of three whistleblowers before the House Oversight Committee, lawmakers have been contacted by other potential witnesses. "We have had people come forward because of the [Oversight] testimony and say we would also like to talk," he said. "I do think we´re going to see more whistleblowers. Certainly my committee has been contacted, I think other committees as well."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: CleanhouseinDc, 5/12/2013 10:08:39 AM     (No. 9322575)

Yeah, but will the Repubs do something with all this other than run hearings and carnivals?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Distorted, 5/12/2013 10:46:55 AM     (No. 9322650)

Most of all I want to hear the testimony of the commander of the air refueling tankers in the Mediterranean about the availability of a tanker for support operations in Libya on 9/11/12.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ocjim, 5/12/2013 11:16:45 AM     (No. 9322695)

#2, tankers are an Obama style straw man. On Judge Jeanine´s FoxNews last night Col David Hunt said the tankers were unnecessary. We have refueling available at US Naval Air Station Sigonella Sicily that could have provided fuel for jets and transports to Benghazi and back without tankers. So aircraft and forces from Northern Italy (Aviano) or Germany or those training in Croatia could have been sent refueling at Sigonella. He estimated F-16s over Benghazi in about 3 hours and transports into Benghazi at 5 hours, I believe, times approximate. He also made the point that the attacks once launched could have gone on for 12 or 24 or 48 hours. So WHY were our people left to fend for themselves for an indeterminate period of time. Panetta had made the claim that you don´t send more forces into a situation of unknown dimensions. I don´t think that is an iron clad rule, and in particular, is not applicable in this case.

So we have unnecessary tankers and misapplied military nostrums floating being asserted to save Hillary and Barry´s butts.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: old dinasaur, 5/12/2013 12:27:13 PM     (No. 9322839)

Whats to stop the administration from sending their shills in as whistle blowers to contradict the real one? You can get a lot with money and threats.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 5/12/2013 12:43:42 PM     (No. 9322860)

Why aren´t the Republicans subpoena´ing everyone who was possibly involved?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Coy860, 5/12/2013 12:50:48 PM     (No. 9322868)

The disgrace that egts me most rilked is that Republicans did not "see the need" to put Hillary "under oath" when she testified.
These asshats made a show out of the Roger Clemmons testimony, now didn´t they? Screaming about perjury.
Who died in that one?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/12/2013 1:49:15 PM     (No. 9322970)

I wish I was confident that the naysayers were really paying attention - watching the hearings, watching Carney´s awful presser, reading articles such as those by Steve Hayes (Weekly Standard) and Jonathan Karl (ABC News), but their replies sound kneejerk and driveby.

There is considerable movement going while we pontificate at our keyboards.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: oh-heck, 5/12/2013 2:55:43 PM     (No. 9323087)

As the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep Rogers was at the briefing for which the "talking points" were a summary for release. When the talking points started changing Rep Rogers had an obligation to the People to let them know the administration was releasing false information. I want to know why.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: OC Jackson, 5/12/2013 3:58:41 PM     (No. 9323162)

The gubbermint couldn´t get fighters or C-130s with troops there, but there were two "unarmed" Predator drones overhead, no probelem.

Question: has anyone interviewed the drone operators about what they saw?

Have the Pubbies looked at the tapes?

A friend on the Left Coast said he heard a radio program that featured one (of, supposedly six) drone pilots for the night of 9/11/12. The pilot said that the State Dept´s Accountability Review Board wasn´t interested in the drone tapes.


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