CBS’s Attkisson: Obama Admin. Has Stonewalled on Benghazi Since October

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Matthew Balan @ Newsbusters:

On Tuesday, CBS’s Sharyl Attkisson broke on Twitter that the Obama administration “has indicated that it will not be answering Benghazi question we’ve been asking since Oct.” Attkisson, who has provided hard-hitting reporting on the September 11, 2012 Islamist attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, listed many of the questions that the executive branch has yet to answer about the story.

The journalist noted in a later Tweet that “CBS News FOI’d Benghazi info from State Dept, CIA, FBI and Defense Dept. None has been provided.” Attkisson also pointed out a false claim by the administration:

Additionally, CBS News has repeatedly requested the promised surveillance video from Benghazi but it has not been provided. We’ve also asked for any White House photos taken that night, as well as an accounting of Pres. Obama’s decisions and actions. None has been provided….At a press conference 11/14/12, President Obama stated that his Admin. has provided all info regarding ‘what happened in Benghazi.’

The CBS correspondent posted some of the questions that the Obama White House has failed to answer in22 consecutive Tweets:

What time was Ambassador’s Stevens’ body recovered, what are the known details surrounding his disappearance and death, including where he/his body was taken/found/transported and by whom?

Who made the decision not to convene the Counterterrorism Security Group (CSG) the night of the Benghazi attacks?

We understand that convening the CSG a protocol under Presidential directive (“NSPD-46”). Is that true? If not, please explain. [If] so, why was the protocol not followed? Is the Administration revising the applicable Presidential directive? If so, please explain.

Who is the highest-ranking official who was aware of pre-911 security requests from US personnel in Libya?

Who is/are the official(s) responsible for removing reference to al-Qaeda from the original CIA notes?

Was the President aware of Gen. Petraeus’ potential problems prior to Thurs., Nov. 8, 2012? And What was the earliest that any White House official was aware? Please provide details.

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Curt served in the Marine Corps for four years and has been a law enforcement officer in Los Angeles for the last 24 years.

2 Responses to “CBS’s Attkisson: Obama Admin. Has Stonewalled on Benghazi Since October”

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    Nan G

    In her opening remarks Sec. State Hillary Clinton admitted that Christopher Stevens was the FACE of State’s new employment standards in the Middle East.
    He had recently been pushing sexual equality in employment in Abu Dabai!
    And State didn’t imagine that could come back to bite him on the butt??
    In almost EVERY Muslim country homosexuality is not a right.
    It can lead to beatings, arrests, imprisonments, re-education attempts, even honor killings and, in some countries, even an official death penalty.
    To sit there and hear Amb. Stevens talking about the necessity of hiring homosexuals as security personel for America’s Embassies must have chapped more than a few hides.

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    this is a new one, but it does not change anything,
    they fail to help, no matter the talking heads are trying to cover it or switch the blame,
    there are no excuse strong enough to change anything,

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