Gowdy grills first witness in Benghazi hearings; Hillary might be in trouble already

Joe Saunders
BizPac Review

Wednesday’s hearings by the House Select Committee on Benghazi got off to a rocky start for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton – even if she wasn’t in the room…

…“The secretary of state should personally review the security situation of diplomatic facilities, closing those which are highly vulnerable and threatened,” Gowdy read to Starr.

“Why do you think the 1999 ARB went out of its way to use the word ‘personally,” Gowdy asked, implying that then-Secretary of State Clinton had not fulfilled the responsibility of the office.

Starr at first tried to put off the question with a “no comment” but eventually acknowledged he wasn’t with the State Department before the Benghazi attacks.

That didn’t cut it with Gowdy, a career federal prosecutor who shows it every time he questions a reluctant witness…



The complete article, with video, is at BizPac Review.



Related:  Watch: Obama Admin Gets Stabbed In The Back By One Of Its Own At Benghazi Hearings  (video)  “It’s a statement of fact…



Update:  Networks Black Out Coverage of Benghazi Hearing 

The major broadcast networks on Wednesday refused to cover the first hearing held by the House Select Committee on Benghazi to begin assessing what happened in the 2012 attack that left U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, foreign service officer Sean Smith, and CIA contractors Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty dead.

Between their morning and evening newscasts, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC neglected to offer any stories on the bipartisan hearing chaired by Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), who promised that: “[O]ur fellow citizens deserve all of the facts of what happened before, during, and after the attacks in Benghazi and they deserve an investigative process worthy of the memory of those who died and worthy of the trust of our fellow citizens.”

Meanwhile, Fox News Channel’s flagship evening news show, Special Report with Bret Baier, offered a full segment on Wednesday from FNC’s chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel…



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