The chairman of a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya said Wednesday he is “keenly aware” that many people from both parties believe there is nothing left to investigate after a series of congressional and internal reviews, including a House report that found no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.
One of the Obama administration’s harshest congressional critics will get a final high-profile shot when the House Oversight Committee grills witnesses about the president’s health care overhaul and a former adviser’s remark about voters’ “stupidity.”
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., says the Republican-led House report into the 2012 Benghazi attacks – which said the CIA and the military responded properly to attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound – “is full of crap.”
State Department Trains Agents To Stop Next Benghazi Attack At $79M Fantasy City At US Military Base
In long tunics and Bedouin scarves, men kick a soccer ball in front of the U.S. consulate. Women sit and eat. Arabic music rings from the market. A bicyclist waves as he rides toward a stone church and a mosque with a green minaret in the distance.
Libyan militant Ahmed Abu Khattala was captured in June by U.S. special forces and brought to the United States to face trial. He faces 18 charges, including multiple counts of murder.
The family of a CIA contractor killed in the 2012 Benghazi attacks has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the CIA and State Department.
An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya’s capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago.
Fact met fiction Wednesday in one of those Hollywood ways: The real-life president of the United States complains about “phony scandals” in the presence of the producer and the star of a hit TV drama about indignity and dishonor among Washington’s political elite.
The suspect in the Benghazi attacks has appeared before three judges in less than two weeks and now his lawyers will begin the long work of building a defense against the charges he’ll face.
The sheriff’s office in Alexandria, Virginia, says it has increased jail security with the arrival of a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks.