Six months after terror attacks in Benghazi, we still have no answers

Reps escalate demands for information on Benghazi survivors, suggest ‘cover-up’

Republican lawmakers are stepping up their campaign to gain access to the survivors of the Benghazi terror attack, with one claiming the Obama administration is engaging in a “cover-up” and another threatening to bring “legal charges.”

The frustration is mounting six months after the Sept. 11 attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya. Republicans have sparred with the Obama administration over a range of issues — from the faulty explanation over what caused the attack to the warning signs missed in advance of it — but have focused recently on the surviving victims. They say they’ve been stonewalled in their attempts to get a list of survivors and speak with them.

Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., told Fox News on Tuesday that some have been at a Washington-area military hospital since the attack, saying their injuries must be “serious.”

Yet, he said, “we don’t honor these people, we don’t mention their names.”

“It’s like it’s a dark hole, and I think we’re now at a point — now there is a cover-up,” Wolf told Fox News, calling for a “select committee” to investigate Benghazi.

On Monday, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., also sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, complaining that the department “appears to be stonewalling a legitimate request for information, perhaps as part of an effort to cover up evidence of wrongdoing or incompetence.”

He wrote that the House Foreign Affairs Committee, on which he sits, has the right to know “what the survivors saw and experienced … on that dreadful night.” …

…A source close to the survivors, though, told Fox News that seven were injured — not 30 — and that at least three are still at Walter Reed…

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