Ed Klein: Obama-Clinton rift re-opens after Benghazi, debate fiascoes

Report: Clintons prepared for Benghazi blame…Obama won’t call Bill back…

Alex Pappas
The Daily Caller

With tensions between President Obama and the Clintons at a new high, former President Bill Clinton is moving fast to develop a contingency plan for how his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, should react if Obama attempts to tie the Benghazi fiasco around her neck, according to author Ed Klein.

In an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller, Klein said sources close to the Clintons tell him that Bill Clinton has assembled an informal legal team to discuss how the Secretary of State should deal with the issue of being blamed for not preventing the Benghazi terrorist attack last month.

White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters during a press conference Friday that responsibility for the consulate in Libya fell on the State Department, not the White House…

…Klein said Bill Clinton’s informal legal team is made up of people he’s used in the past in legal situations. He asked them by phone to tell him how Hillary Clinton should handle this situation and what to do if she is subpoenaed to testify to the House Oversight Committee and provide them with memos regarding Benghazi…

Read the entire article at The Daily Caller.

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…“These kinds of issues are handling in the State Department by security officials,” White House spokesman Jay Carney said during Friday’s press briefing.

Security matters “are decided at the State Department,” he said, amid tough questioning from Fox News Channel’s Ed Henry.

The White House’s statements leaves Hillary Clinton on the hook, because she runs the Department of State…

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Update: Jay Carney: It’s an ‘editorial judgment’ to say administration was wrong on Libya crisis

In a tense and occasionally combative press briefing on Wednesday, White House press secretary Jay Carney attempted to portray the Obama administration’s changing narrative of the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi as a natural product of the fog of war, rather than a deliberate misdirection…

Update 2: Bolton: There’s no excuse for the White House to say that Obama and Biden didn’t know about Benghazi

BOOM! Rush torches Obama over Benghazi: Our ambassador and three Americans are dead because of his policies!

…Do you know why there were no live bullets in the weaponry held by our Marines in Cairo or Benghazi? Do you know why there was no enhanced arms security – do you want to know the real reason why? … The reason we didn’t have bullets, the reason we didn’t have kill orders, the reason we didn’t have enhance security, the reason we didn’t even have a visible security deterrent is because the thinking with people like Barack Obama is that if you don’t show any strength, if you don’t display live ammo, if you don’t act in a threatening way then people will be nice to you. I am not making this up. I wish I were. I wish weren’t talking about real life American liberals. But this who they are and this is what they believe. And by the way this is what they’ve been teaching your kids for 30 years in courses called conflict resolution 101…

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