Darrell Issa says there was ‘clearly a political decision’ regarding Benghazi talking points [video]


House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa revealed startling new details about Benghazi this morning on CBS’ “Face the Nation.”

Here are some of the highlights from what Issa had to say:

Issa: “You can’t insult a foreign leader in a greater way” than Rice did when she disputed what Libyan Pres said on FACE on Sept. 16

— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) May 5, 2013

Issa: “The talking points were right & then the talking points were wrong,” everyone knew it was a terrorist attack, including Amb. Stevens

— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) May 5, 2013

Issa says he’s given this Benghazi investigation time, didn’t immediately get into politics of it

— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) May 5, 2013

Issa says using talking points which contradicted Pres. Magariaf were a “fatal error”

— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) May 5, 2013

Additionally, Issa revealed some of the testimony from Benghazi whistle-blower Greg Hicks, former deputy chief of mission at the U.S. embassy in Tripoli, Libya.

In congressional interview Greg Hicks: I thought it was a terrorist attack from the get-go

— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) May 5, 2013

Hicks said “jaw hit the floor” watching Amb. Rice on Sunday shows on Sept. 16, after Pres. Magariaf told @bobschieffer attack was preplanned

— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) May 5, 2013

“I never reported a demonstration; I reported an attack on the consulate.” -Greg Hicks, highest ranking US official in Libya #Benghazi

— Razor (@hale_razor) May 5, 2013

Here’s the entire segment:

As the truth about an attack that left four Americans dead in Libya is continually pursued through Congressional hearings, Twitchy will be all over it.


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