Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency, said the Obama administration’s false account of the Benghazi attacks is “not understandable” or “forgivable,” reports Newsmax.
State Department whistleblowers contradicted statements from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other top officials and testified about internal State Department efforts to obstruct congressional inquiries into the attack during a congressional hearing on the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi.
Washington Free Beacon reporter Adam Kredo was a guest on the nationally syndicated Wilkow Majority radio program to discuss the fallout of Wednesday’s Benghazi hearing.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney called the Obama administration’s handling of the terrorist attack in Benghazi “a failure of leadership,” reports the Daily Mail.
Gregory Hicks, the deputy to the late Ambassador Christopher Stevens, told congressional investigators in April that a Special Forces team was ordered not to fly to Benghazi by the U.S. Special Operations Command South Africa, reports CBS News.
A new report issued by House Republicans attributes security reductions at the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, to the State Department, and concludes the Obama administration altered talking points but not for the stated reason of protecting classified information.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Gen. Martin Dempsey faced harsh Senate criticism on Thursday for failing to send rescue forces during the deadly Benghazi terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2012.