Controversial Clinton pal Sidney Blumenthal is no longer on the Clinton Foundation payroll, but it is still unclear when he left and under what circumstances.
After being barred from a job at the State Department by the White House, Clinton confidante Sidney Blumenthal continued to exert influence over Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the New York Times reported Monday.
Longtime Clinton confidante Sid Blumenthal advised Hillary Clinton’s State Department during the conflict in Libya, the New York Times reports. Blumenthal’s unofficial involvement in State Department affairs, which occurred while he was on the payroll of various Clinton-related organizations, was more extensive than previously known, and is likely to earn him a subpoena from the Republican-led congressional committee investigating the Benghazi attacks.
The Islamic State terrorist group is expanding its operations in Libya with high-profile attacks following the recent beheadings of 21 Christians, according to a State Department security report.
The Islamic State has expanded its presence in the failed state of Libya, and if not confronted, the terror group may be able to gain strategic territory in its quest to form an Islamic Caliphate.