Herridge: Fmr. CIA Director Morell May Have Altered Benghazi Talking Points to Benefit Obama Admin.

The Washington Free Beacon
2/3/2014

Former CIA Director Mike Morell may have altered the Benghazi talking points to benefit the Obama administration during the 2012 election, Catherine Herridge of Fox News reports.

On September 15 one day before Susan Rice made her infamous appearances on various Sunday shows, according to the bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee report Morell received an email from the CIA station chief in Libya indicating the Benghazi attacks were “not/not an escalation of protests.” The report does not indicate when Morell read the email, but that same day Morell cut the word “Islamic” from the talking points and left the word “demonstration.”

On September 16, Morell emailed embassy staff in Tripoli asking for more information. The FBI and CIA reviewed the closed circuit footage on September 18 showing there were no protests. Yet, President Obama still employed the “demonstration” verbiage just days later

…Adding another layer of complexity to the Morell’s backstory, Sen. Richard Burr (R., N.C.) told Fox News many of Morell’s recent statements on the war on terror run contrary to what he told Senate committees over the previous decade as a CIA employee…

 

 

The complete article is at The Washington Free Beacon.

 

 

Also at the site, Video: Obama to Fox News: Shut Up

Fox News has had President Obama rattled since he took office in 2009…

 

 

Update:   When Pressed On How Bill O’Reilly is ‘Unfair’ to Him, Obama Cited These 3 Examples

…The two also clashed over Fox News coverage after O’Reilly asked Obama if he felt he was “unfair” in his coverage of him and his administration.

“Of course you are, Bill. But I like you anyway,” he replied.

“Give me how I’m unfair,” O’Reilly said. “You can’t make that accusation without telling me.”

Obama cited the interview that he was currently doing because he was asked about the “health care not working,” the IRS targeting scandal and the Benghazi terror attack.

“But these are unanswered questions,” O’Reilly said.

“But they are defined by you guys in a certain way,” Obama added…

Read the whole thing.

Also, Video:  Kirsten Powers: The Senate Intelligence Report on Benghazi is not Fox News

“I don’t understand why the administration just can’t tell the truth about this,” said The Daily Beast columnist Kirsten Powers.

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