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The Benghazi Committee’s Final Report Proves Nothing But Its Own Real Purpose

Committee members have pulled dirty tricks like leaking sworn depositions to conservative media and sending federal marshals to serve subpoenas to witnesses who weren’t involved with the events on September 11.

June 28, 2016
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Benghazi Committee’s Chief Counsel Says ‘Nothing Could Have Affected What Occurred’

The Benghazi hearings, ostensibly meant to determine Hillary Clinton’s culpability in the deaths of four Americans in the eastern Libyan city, suffered yet another credibility setback when it was revealed that the committee’s top lawyer said at least four times that “nothing could have affected what occurred in Benghazi.”

May 16, 2016

Presidential Hopeful Trump Blasts Republican Expected To Endorse Rival

Trump slams Trey Gowdy’s handling of the Benghazi hearings, says he failed to damage Hillary Clinton: “I hope he does a whole lot better for Marco.”

December 27, 2015

Waiting For The Media’s Benghazi Mea Culpa: The Press Sponsored The GOP Charade For Years

For years, Republicans often found willing partners in the Beltway press who were also eager to overplay Benghazi and play it as a blockbuster scandal. The press cannot, and should not, simply whitewash the very important role it played.

October 27, 2015

A Clinton Trial Under House Fire Again

We’ve seen this movie before. First it was one Clinton. Now it’s another. Just the names are changed. Remember the matter of President Clinton’s impeachment in 1999? Seems like yesterday.

October 23, 2015

Clinton’s Greatest Moments — And More — From The Benghazi Hearing

By going through a gauntlet of partisan attacks face to face, and maintaining her composure throughout, Clinton will likely win over a whole new group of sincere supporters who hadn’t been on board with her before.

October 22, 2015

Cartoon: Trey Gowdy’s Lipstick

“Hold still…”

October 22, 2015

Clinton Confronts Republican Critics At Benghazi Hearing

Her survival guide: Accept responsibility. Talk about the need for bipartisanship in a partisan town. And remind the audience how often she was in the Situation Room, making sensitive decisions alongside the president of the United States.

October 22, 2015

Hillary Clinton Tells Benghazi Panel U.S. Diplomats Must Take Risks

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton kicked off high-stakes testimony to a Republican-led panel on Benghazi on Thursday with an admonition that U.S. diplomats must inherently work in unstable and dangerous parts of the world.

October 22, 2015

House GOPers: Yes, Benghazi Committee Is Political — Or No, It Isn’t!

Republicans are still reeling in the wake of boasting that the Benghazi committee was put together in order to bring down Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers.

October 15, 2015

Endorse This: McCarthy’s Latest Blurt

Kevin McCarthy now says “don’t use politics to try to change this around.” Yes, that really is his message.

October 7, 2015

Benghazi Committee Democrats Say They’ll Release Witness Transcripts

House Democrats are taking the gloves off, after the Republican leadership’s public admission that the Benghazi committee is all a political game.

October 5, 2015
Speaker Boehner meets with Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), who is to serve as chairman of the select committee to investigate the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi. (SpeakerBoehner/Flickr)

Sneaky Leakers: Why House Republicans Won’t Release Blumenthal Transcript

Naturally the Washington press corps, courageous watchdogs of democracy, have supinely lapped up the Benghazi committee’s selective leaks without demanding the full context. If the Clintons did something like this, they’d bark and growl all night.

June 19, 2015

After Benghazi, State Department Toughened Embassies In High-Risk Countries

State Department officials discussed the security changes they’ve made since Benghazi.

September 17, 2014