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Democrats Wary of Benghazi Inquiry
Stretching Into ’16 Election Season

New York Times, by Jonathan Weisman, Jennifer Steinhauer

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/29/2014 6:57:16 AM

WASHINGTON — A House Republican-led investigation of the 2012 terrorist attack on an American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, will extend well into next year, and possibly beyond, raising concerns among Democrats that Republicans are trying to damage Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential prospects. Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican of South Carolina and the chairman of the House select committee on Benghazi, said his go-slow investigation was not motivated by politics. He said that he had gone out of his way to maintain good relations with Democrats on the committee, asking Representative Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the panel’s ranking Democrat, to join him

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 8/29/2014 7:09:24 AM     (No. 9985488)

I doubt they should worry. I don´t watch news on the alphabets, but would bet nothing to do with ´Benghazi´ is ever reported by them. They´re just playing Brer Rabbit with the pubbies.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TheMom, 8/29/2014 7:19:33 AM     (No. 9985493)

Sounds like someone is getting worried. Trey is one of the best at his job as a federal prosecutor, and he always gets to the truth.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jinx, 8/29/2014 8:05:37 AM     (No. 9985548)

Hillary has nothing to worry about if there is nothing there to find. With that thought, I think she has a lot to worry about.
Trey is a lot smarter than she is and is not intimidated by the Clintons.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: chance_232, 8/29/2014 8:15:45 AM     (No. 9985566)

If the democrats are worried, it can only mean that they know that there is something there to be worried about. Which explains why the democrats have insisted that this is a witch hunt by sexist republicans who are also racists because they disagree with Obama.

If there wasn´t anything there, the democrats should support the investigation knowing that republicans would just look stupid in the end. If there is nothing there, the regime and Hillary would fully cooperate with the investigation.

The truth is, that when someone withholds information and stomps their feet raging at the investigation, it can only mean that they are hiding something. Likewise, you take the 5th because you don´t want to give up the information that will indict you.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Doctor P, 8/29/2014 10:24:54 AM     (No. 9985809)

The truth always gets out, though it may take time.

Benghazi is only a problem in 2016, because the truth was hidden in 2012.

Yet let us see if the old cliche is true about the cover-up being worse than the crime.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: ConradCA, 8/29/2014 10:12:00 PM     (No. 9986637)

The investigating committee should divide their investigation into 3 parts.

What happened before the attack. How the Ambassador was left with only 5 unarmed security contractors in a lawless country. Apparently a number of Hillary´s employees failed to follow protocol and tell her about the Ambassador´s pleas for improved security. The committee should determine who committed these crimes and thereby caused the death of 4 of US employees including the Ambassador. That person should be charged with murder by depraved indifference because 4 people died due to their failure to do their job.

During the attack no forces were sent to aid the consulate despite Obama´s order to do everything possible to save our people at the US consulate. The person who violated the president´s order is guilty of treason for failing to follow Obama´s order and that failure resulted in the deaths of those who died in Benghazi. They need to be identified so they can be charged with treason.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: ConradCA, 8/29/2014 10:13:37 PM     (No. 9986642)

The committee should determine who started the lie about "video protesters" because that person should be banned from employment by the USA for life and lose their pension.

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