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State Department Grants Senators 2-Day Access to Benghazi Documents… While Senators Are Out of Town

Jan Morgan
 

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How convenient from an administration that promised TRANSPARENCY.

I call this latest move by the Obama Administration, “Limited Transparency Under Pressure”…

After all, it was only under pressure from senators that the State Department is allowing some lawmakers to look at cables and other documents related to the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, but only yesterday and today, when most senators are not in Washington.

Congress is gearing up for a full week of Benghazi-related hearings next week, including a Nov. 13 hearing behind closed doors of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, led by Chairman John Kerry (D-MA). Kerry has written two letters to the State Department requesting congressional access to information and documents related to the circumstances leading up to and during the attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens.

Several sensitive documents have already been leaked to congressional offices and the media, so the State Department has decided to let some senators view Benghazi documents but not take them home.
As for John Kerry, he’s in line to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, so what are the odds of Lurch actually causing any Benghazi-related headaches for the Obama administration? I’ll put $20 on “no chance in hell.” By the time this ends Kerry will probably have tried to smooth things over so much he’ll be mistaken for a 6’4″ finishing sander.

Here’s the witness list for the Senate hearing next Thursday:
The witnesses will be Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, CIA Director David Petraeus, FBI Deputy Director Sean Joyce,Under Secretary of State for Management Pat Kennedy,and National Counterterrorism Center Director Matthew Olsen.
The House Intelligence Committee will hold a closed hearing on Benghazi next week — also on Thursday, and with a similar witness list. And the House Foreign Affairs Committee has an open hearing scheduled for Thursday as well. The latter committee invited Hillary Clinton to testify.

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Archie says:

Nothing will be decided or investigated. John F Kerry ( he served in Vietnam you know) will make funny faces for a coupla days and go back to being his normal stupid looking/acting self. He didn’t care about the people he served with in Vietnam and he sure doesn’t care about those 4 dead Americans in Libya.

Sweets says:

The head of the CIA has resigned so he will not be appearing at the hearings. Considering how “transparent” this administration was during the last 4 years, why would anyone think things would change?