Benghazi Cover-up Still.. Stuck In Attorney Quicksand Time Spiral!!!Benghazi Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy sent a list of questions to Obama’s counsel, but his request was ultimately rejected by the White House, according to Politico. The 15 questions that Obama refused to answer (two of them are classified): 1. The White House issued a readout of your meeting with senior administration officials on September 10, 2012, indicating “specific measures” had been taken to “prevent 9/11 related attacks.” What were these specific measures, and how did these specific measures differ from specific measures taken on prior anniversaries of September 11? 2. When did you first learn a U.S. facility in Benghazi, Libya, had been attacked? What were you told, and by whom? Were you informed Sean Smith had been killed during the initial attack? 3. What orders or direction, if any, did you give to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta upon learning of the initial attack? Did you or anyone at your direction ever modify, withdraw, alter, or amplify the initial orders or direction you gave to Secretary Panetta? 4. What were you told about Department of Defense assets in the region that could respond specifically to Benghazi? Did you ask for or receive a list of military or paramilitary assets in the region that could respond to Benghazi during the pendency of the attacks? 5. Were you subsequently kept informed about the initial attack, subsequent attacks, and/or efforts to either send military assistance or evacuate U.S. personnel? By whom? 6. When did you learn Ambassador Christopher Stevens was missing, and who informed you? Were you kept informed on efforts to locate Ambassador Stevens, and if so, by whom? When did you learn Ambassador Stevens was dead, and who informed you? 7. [Classified] 8. Were you aware that prior to any military asset moving to respond to the attacks the State Department expressed concerns to the White House about the number of military assets going into Libya? 9. When did you learn of a mortar attack that killed Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty? Who informed you? 10. Were you aware of any efforts by White House and Department of Defense officials during the evening of September 11, 2012, and into the early morning hours of September 12, 2012, to reach out to YouTube and Terry Jones regarding an anti-Muslim video? What specifically connected the attacks in Benghazi to this anti-Muslim [sic] video, and why weren’t these efforts made after the protests in Cairo, Egypt? 11. When did you learn individuals associated with terrorist organizations participated in the attack on the U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya? 12. Did you receive the President’s Daily Brief (PDB) on September 12, 2012 and September 13, 2012? If so, who provided you with the PDB? 13. Have you ever viewed surveillance footage from the cameras (or other sources) located at the U.S. facilities in Benghazi depicting the attacks? Will you declassify this footage so the American people can see for themselves what transpired? 14. Did you authorize a covert action or covert operation to provide lethal assistance to Libyan rebels? 15. [Classified]
The Special Investigation Committee spoke to 81 witnesses who weren't interviewed in previous investigations and elicited "new revelations." Among them:
- Despite orders from both President Obama and then Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, no military assets were sent to Libya until hours after the attack in Benghazi was underway.
- A security unit ready to deploy to Libya was delayed for three hours, and its members changed uniforms several times from cammies into civilian attire, due to diplomatic concerns about deploying military in uniform to Libya.
- The vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff did not attend a key White House meeting on the Benghazi attack so he could head home to host a dinner party for foreign dignitaries.
- The group of Libyans that evacuated the Americans from the building under attack were from a militia that the CIA and State Department did not know and did not have relationships with prior to the attack.
copied from: benghazi.house.gov
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