Secretary of State John F. Kerry just wishes that Congress would stop asking him silly questions about the September 11 murders in Benghazi. Rather than release any facts, he continued the obfuscation of the truth that the Obama Administration will be known for. He chastised members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, insisting that all State Department Officials have testified and that all documents were made available to Congress (minus testimony from the survivors of the murderous attacks, of course.) When pressed to provide a better accounting of events, he told Congress “I do not want to spend the next year coming up here talking to you about Benghazi.” Secretary Kerry relayed the Administration’s mantra to House Republicans when he suggested “Let’s put this behind us.”
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Mr. Kerry believes that Congress already has all of the information to which it is entitled, given that Regime officials have already testified. Congressman Ed Royce (R-CA) pointed out that the Administration may be “attempting to stonewall the progress ” to get the facts behind the Benghazi murders. The Congressman believes that his staffers are being deliberately ignored by the Administration. So much for transparency.
Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) hit a nerve when he suggested that the Obama Administration lied to Congress and the American people about the nature of the attack. He told the Secretary that the Committee needed “to talk to the people who [were] on the scene.” The Secretary told the Committee he will appoint a special Liaison to deal with requests on Benghazi. In other words, he doesn’t want to deal with Congress anymore.
Mr. Kerry told committee members he’ll work with them in getting answers to legitimate questions. He maintains that no one lied. Yet, to escape further questions, he did his version of “Why does it matter” by insisting “we got a lot more important things to move on to and get done.” For instance, dismantling America’s missile defense to appease the Chinese.
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