It was refreshing this morning that not a single Democrat was at the podium with the Select Committee on Benghazi. We’ve endured many times the tantrums of Democrat Committee members (Elijah Cummings, specifically) over reports they don’t like. The following are the statements of the Committee’s Press Secretary Matt Wolking on the Democrat’s “so-called report.” A link to the Committee’s entire (main) report is here, and the video of the today’s press conference is below. For what it’s worth, as Fox aired the Committee’s press conference with no commercials, I could not find it on any mainstream station. Maybe I missed it. The Democrat report mentions Trump twenty-three times! “Glen Doherty” appears fifteen times in the report, “Ty Woods” is mentioned 6 times.Democrats on the Committee are: Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA), Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL).
Washington, D.C. – Select Committee on Benghazi Press Secretary Matt Wolking released the following statement regarding Committee Democrats’ so-called “report”:
“Benghazi Committee Democrats’ obsession with the former Secretary of State is on full display. For over two years they refused to participate in the Majority’s serious, fact-centered investigation. The dishonest Democrats on this committee falsely claimed everything had been ‘asked and answered.’ They said the committee had found ‘absolutely nothing new.’ If that’s changed, they should come clean and admit it. If not, everyone can ignore their rehashed, partisan talking points defending their endorsed candidate for president.
“As Chairman Gowdy has said, this is not about one person. This investigation is about the four brave Americans we lost in Libya: Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Tyrone Woods, and Glen Doherty. That is how the Majority has conducted its thorough investigation, and we look forward to revealing the new information we have uncovered to the families and the American people.” Democrats on the Committee are: Rep. Elijah Cummings, Rep. Adam Smith D-WA, Rep. Adam Schiff D-CA, Rep. Linda Sanchez D-CA,, Rep. Tammy Duckworth D-IL.
Committee Member Rep. Lynn Westmoreland in a press release dated June 10, 2016, said not a single Democrat on the Committee showed up “to hear what these two service members had to say about their service to our country on the night of the Benghazi attacks,” and “none of the five Benghazi Committee Democrats showed up for either of yesterday’s interviews with drone sensor operators from the time of the attacks, including “John from Iowa.”
In this morning’s press conference, we were told that the granularity of the drone flying over the Benghazi compound and filiming at the time of the attachk was not sufficient quality to be helpful.
Katherine Herridige on Fox is reporting this minute that Obama has refused to answer the Committee’s questions about the Benghazi Diplomatic Mission hosting a gunrunning operation. In the second video below, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) said: “Don’t forget the context. Libya was supposed to be the crowning jewel of the Clinton, State Department Foreign Policy and the Obama adminsitration Foreign Policy: This was their example of how it works: No boots on the ground, ousted dictator, healthy Arab Spring, this is how it works. See the second video below.
One Diplomatic Security Advisor went to Benghazi, came back and said: “It’s a suicide mission. Everybody there is going to die.”
Read the Jordan Pompeo report here. (a snippet):
- On the Sunday shows, Susan Rice stated the FBI had “already begun looking at all sorts of evidence” and “FBI has a lead in this investigation.” But on Monday, the Deputy Director, Office of Maghreb Affairs sent an email stating: “McDonough apparently told the SVTS [Secure Video Teleconference] group today that everyone was required to ‘shut their pieholes’ about the Benghazi attack in light of the FBI investigation, due to start tomorrow.” [pg. 135]
While Ambassador Stevens was still missing, a meeting was underway in Washington, DC, where the focus was on blaming the Islamic video. This was the same night 9/11/12 that Hillary sent an email to her daughter saying “Terrorists killed two of our people today.” And not a single member of the FBI briefed US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice before she went on television blaming the video for the attacks.
A quick Ctrl+F search of the Democrats’ 339-page “report” reveals these telling facts:
339 – Total pages
334 – Number of times “Clinton” appears
200 – Number of times “Republicans” appears
85 – Number of times “Stevens” appears
55 – Number of times “Blumenthal” appears
36 – Number of times “Smith” appears
23 – Number of times “Trump” appears – ?????
15 – Number of times “Doherty” appears
12 – Number of times “Brock” appears
8 – Number of times “Correct the Record” appears
6 – Number of times “Woods” appears
Read the Democrat Report is here. While the Democrat Committee’s website complains about the money wasted by Trey Gowdy, they issued their own garbage.
Remember: It’s a suicide mission. Everybody’s going to die.
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