Benghazi response delayed

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  1. RJ Schwartz profile image89
    RJ Schwartzposted 7 years ago

    It took President Obama six hours to respond to the crisis is Benghazi when our ambassador and his detachment were killed by enemy combatants on September 11th.  Obama’s six-hour absence, during which the United States military did not have presidential orders to enter Libyan airspace to potentially save Americans, was apparently not interrupted by Hillary Clinton.  For the president of the United States to have not interjected himself sooner in this process is a tragedy, because only President Obama could have obtained permission from the Libyan transitional government to use their airspace to send in the U.S. military.

    Where was the president during this time?
    Why didn't Hillary Clinton intervene?

    1. colorfulone profile image77
      colorfuloneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      An email proves that Obama and Clinton had a late night phone conversation the night of the Benghazi attack, which was heavily redacted and labeled a "readout of President's call to Secretary Clinton."

      Email: … zi-attack/

      Reference: … zi-attack/

      While it had been previously disclosed that Clinton and Obama spoke that night, the documents provide additional details about the timing of the call, which occurred after the initial attack on the consulate, but before the second wave of attacks when mortars hit the nearby CIA annex, killing two former Navy SEALs.

      A military and State Department talking point that a rescue operation was "impractical" due to lack of Libyan flyover authority was proven false when it came out that no such request was even made that night.

      Documents Prove Hillary Told Conflicting Stories About Video Blamed For Benghazi Attacks … z4M39Jczkt

      There are many unanswered questions about Benghazi, and there have been lies told, especially by Lying Hillary Clinton, Obama, and Rice.

    2. profile image53
      Setank Setunkposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Both of them were likely awake and seriously considering which action would be the most politically correct. Obama lives in an idealistic progressive bubble inside his own head. He lacks the empathy and logical processes, most of us take for granted, to appreciate events in the real world. Hillary Clinton is simply an entitlement driven sociopath who cannot fake sincerity or competence even with an army of puppeteers.

  2. Kathleen Cochran profile image75
    Kathleen Cochranposted 7 years ago

    Have you read any of the dozen or so investigations into this tragedy?  Your questions have all been answered.

    1. colorfulone profile image77
      colorfuloneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      These 3 Emails Show What Hillary Was Really Saying About Benghazi

      Emails that Hillary Clinton sent in the immediate aftermath of the Benghazi attack in which she labeled it a "planned attack" by an "al Qaeda-like group." … s-al-qaeda

      At the House Benghazi Committee's hearing Thursday, Jordan highlighted the messages as an indication that Clinton knew the attack was not related to a protest over an anti-Islam video.

      Was that in the 'dozen or so investigations' that you read?
      There were two investigations, I think.  We need another!

      Obama and Clinton were most likely watching the attack by drone cameras. They as guilty as sin?
      Four Americans died...never forget!

    2. RJ Schwartz profile image89
      RJ Schwartzposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I'm only just seeing a newly released State Department e-mail that shows this timeline Kathleen.  Perhaps you missed it.

  3. profile image52
    akustikaposted 7 years ago

    Politics and bureaucratic difficulties maybe one of the Obama's six hour absence. To get in another country is not as easy as you think. United States can't get in the territory of another country arbitrarily. United States should be receive permission from their country.


  4. Live to Learn profile image60
    Live to Learnposted 7 years ago

    We should probably let Benghazi rest. They will never be held accountable by our generation.

    History will judge them all. The Clinton's and the current administration won't allow judgment in real time.

    1. colorfulone profile image77
      colorfuloneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The tides turn and the moon controls them.  Stranger things do happen and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may very well be charged under federal law for not protecting Benghazi.  Hillary is incompetent and self-destructing.

      The Secure Embassy Construction and Counterterrorism Act of 1999, or Secca, was passed in response to the near-simultaneous bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania on Aug. 7, 1998, in which thousands were injured and 220 people were killed, including 12 Americans.

      As attorney Victoria Toensing, formerly the chief counsel for the Senate Intelligence Committee and a deputy attorney general in the Reagan administration, pointed out in a Wall Street Journal commentary June 17, 2014, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had personal responsibility under federal law to review the requests coming from Benghazi asking for additional security in the days prior to the attack.

      Toensing noted that Hillary Clinton said in an interview with ABC ‘s Diane Sawyer, “I was not making security decisions” about Benghazi, claiming “it would be a mistake” for “a secretary of state” to “go through all 270 posts” and “decide what should be done.”

      Toensing also noted that at a January 2013 Senate hearing, Clinton said that security requests “did not come to me.”

      “I did not approve them. I did not deny them,” Clinton said.

      Her answers did not take into consideration her responsibility under federal law, Toensing argued.

      “Does the former secretary of state not know the law?” Toensing asked. “By statute, she was required to make specific security decisions for defenseless consulates like Benghazi, and was not permitted to delegate them to anyone else.”

      “Mrs. Clinton either personally waived these security provisions as required by law or she violated the law by delegating the waiver to someone else,” Toensing concluded. “If it was the latter, she shirked the responsibility she now disclaims: to be personally knowledgeable about and responsible for the security in a consulate as vulnerable as Benghazi.”

      Read more at … 4vkzJ4E.99

      This is BREAKING NEWS by Jerome Corsi (a true journalist)
      Warning on the violent videos that have been confirmed.


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