Thursday, October 22, 2015

Deroy Murdock — Benghazi Committee Should Ask Hillary: Where Was Obama?

The National Review

The House Select Committee on Benghazi should make Hillary Clinton answer this question at today’s much-anticipated hearing: “Where was Obama during the Benghazi attack? Please reply in detail according to your moment-by-moment memories of the events of September 11, 2012.”
Obama’s whereabouts that deadly evening remain a mystery more than three years after well-armed al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic terrorists assaulted the U.S. consulate and murdered Ambassador Christopher Stephens and three other American diplomatic staffers.
During an Oval Office meeting, then–Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told Obama about the onslaught, soon after it began. After that, Obama — by all accounts — was not in the White House Situation Room, where most Americans would expect the president of the United States to be under such trying circumstances. This secure, state-of-the-art, extremely well-connected facility is the best place in the White House to monitor and respond to unfolding crises, in real time.

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