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November 27, 2015

New Benghazi Report Reaches ‘Noncontroversial Conclusions,’ Congressman Says

Rep. Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., said Thursday that a House Intelligence Committee investigative report on Benghazi that the panel voted to approve reaches “noncontroversial conclusions” and that it should be declassified swiftly. Schiff serves on the Intelligence panel as well as the new Republican-created select committee investigating the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic facility in Libya.

His full statement:

The Intelligence Committee report adds to the body of investigative work now completed by numerous committees in Congress, and reaches the same noncontroversial conclusions – that the initial talking points provided by the intelligence community were flawed because of conflicting assessments not an intention to deceive, that there was no stand down order, that the diplomatic facilities lacked adequate security, and that our personnel at the scene acted bravely and appropriately.

This bipartisan report should be declassified quickly, so that the American people may know what we have learned behind closed doors, and how it concurs with other analysis already made public.

The select Benghazi panel, meanwhile, has been interviewing victims’ families. Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., recently announced that it would hold its first hearing in September, and that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petreaus need to testify.

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    11 a.m.

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    5:13 p.m.

    This is an outrage! They need to organize more and more panels until something juicy is revealed. I can’t possibly think of a better use of tax payer money.

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    We need the names of the one’s wearing the knee pads…… :)

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