Congressman: Benghazi survivors forced to sign non-disclosures

Michael Dorstewitz
BizPac Review

Ever wonder why information on the deadly attack on our foreign mission in Benghazi, Libya seems to come in drips? It turns out that the survivors of the raid were forced to sign non-disclosure agreements.

Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Vir., announced on the House floor Thursday that he learned that eyewitnesses to the attack that took the life of Amb. Chris Stevens as well as three other Americans were told to sign an agreement to not reveal the events of Sept. 11.

Wolf indicated that on Tuesday, he first “raised the question of why none of the Benghazi survivors” were coming forward.

“According to trusted sources that have contacted my office, many if not all of the survivors of the Benghazi attacks along with others at the Department of Defense, the CIA have been asked or directed to sign additional non-disclosure agreements about their involvement in the Benghazi attacks,” Wolf said. “Some of these new NDAs, as they call them, I have been told were signed as recently as this summer.”…


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Despite Pentagon claims, Marine colonel sought in Benghazi investigation not yet retired

…Defense Department officials have told members of Congress that Bristol cannot be forced to testify because he retired after stepping down during a March change of command ceremony, according to several media reports. The Pentagon reinforced that point of view to Marine Corps Times on Tuesday.

“Col. Bristol was not invited by Congress to testify before he retired,” said Air Force Maj. Robert Firman, a spokesman with the Office of the Secretary of Defense. “The DoD has cooperated fully with Congress and the Accountability Review Board since the beginning of this investigation, and we will continue to do so.”

That isn’t the case, however. While Bristol is preparing for retirement, he is on active duty through the end of July, said Maj. Shawn Haney, a Marine spokeswoman, on Wednesday. He will be placed on the inactive list on Aug. 1, she said. That contradicts statements that Pentagon officials have issued to both Congress and the media…

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