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CIA officer confirmed no
protests before misleading
Benghazi account given

Washington Times, by Guy Taylor

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 3/31/2014 10:07:09 PM

Before the Obama administration gave an inaccurate narrative on national television that the Benghazi attacks grew from an anti-American protest, the CIA’s station chief in Libya pointedly told his superiors in Washington that no such demonstration occurred, documents and interviews with current and former intelligence officials show. The attack was “not an escalation of protests,” the station chief wrote to then-Deputy CIA Director Michael J. Morell in an email dated Sept. 15, 2012 — a full day before the White House sent Susan E. Rice to several Sunday talk shows to disseminate talking points claiming that the Benghazi attack began

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 3/31/2014 10:17:29 PM     (No. 9792502)

How is it considered "news" that Obama, Clinton and Rice all lied about Benghazi?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: arcady, 3/31/2014 11:22:39 PM     (No. 9792558)

Shocking! A Clinton, and an Obama lied. Who´d a thunk?

And Romney/Ryan lost to these clowns!

How is it that anyone follows the MSM? Other than a government employees, welfare recipients, or late night talk show host followers, who tunes in?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pearson365, 3/31/2014 11:33:33 PM     (No. 9792568)

Unfortunately, the truth is far too late to matter. Obama was reelected on a collection of lies, from ObamaCare to Benghazi. Susan Rice is Obama´s National Security Director and Hillary is the leading candidate for 2016. Most of all, our news media has not bothered to investigate Benghazi since 9/11/12 and gives no indication of doing so today. The murder of our ambassador and his 3 defenders as well as the reason for having 30+ CIA agents in Benghazi have all been erased from news media memories.

A tragic, ignominious moment in our country´s history.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Axeman, 3/31/2014 11:35:37 PM     (No. 9792569)

I remember some news footage being played at the time with some English speaking native looking guy saying it was "protests" against "the movie".
How was that arranged? I believe the footage was from Tripoli that same day.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: EQKimball, 4/1/2014 11:20:57 AM     (No. 9793006)

Discrediting the alibi does not prove the elements of a crime. The facts are that (1) there was an attack, (2) Americans died, (3) there was no military response, (4) the Commander-in-Chief was not the least curious to stay informed. The question is why? The answer could range from gross negligence to something more sinister. The political cover provided is a sideshow at best. The problem is that the investigation is being conducted by a committee of partisans fighting for talking points, rather than an independent counsel.





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