Gowdy told to keep digging on Benghazi

Sean Lengell
The Washington Examiner

House Speaker John Boehner wants a special Republican-led House committee tasked with investigating the Benghazi attacks to keep digging, despite another House panel debunking many conspiracies surrounding the 2012 incident.

The Ohioan, as expected, reappointed fellow Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina on Monday to lead the select committee to probe the Obama administration’s actions surrounding the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in Benghazi, Libya, which claimed the lives of four American diplomats, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

Boehner, who initially tabbed Gowdy to lead the panel shortly after it was created in May, said Gowdy should stay in the role when the new Congress begins in January because “the American people still have far too many questions about what happened that night — and why.”…



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Related: Unlike the Media, Mollie Hemingway Bothered to Read the House Select Committee on Intelligence’s Report on Benghazi, and Here’s What It Says

…By the way, the report only examined failures by the intelligence agencies — that is, the CIA — in Benghazi. It did not examine the White House or State Department or Department of Defense.


Graham critical of new GOP House report on Benghazi, calls findings ‘garbage’

…The report found contradictory intelligence reports in the immediate aftermath of the attack on who carried out the strike and why.

That led Susan Rice, then-U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, to inaccurately assert that the attack had evolved from a protest.

The report did not conclude that Rice or any other government official intentionally misled the American people.

Graham called those conclusions “a bunch of garbage.”…



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