WOW! Obama was confronted today by Ed Henry from FOX News if he “made an order” to save the heroes in Benghazi. —
He says he gave the order to “keep our people safe.”
** But he WOULD NOT ANSWER if he gave a direct order to save our men in Benghazi!!
It was the only meaningful question from the whole press conference.
The lapdog media was particularly timid this afternoon.
Here is his response:
Here’s a transcript:
Ed Henry: But I want to stay on Benghazi based on what John asked. You said if they want to come after me, come after me. I want to ask about the families of the four Americans who were killed. Sean Smith’s father Ray said he felt his son basically called 911 for help and he didn’t get it. And I know you said you grieved on these four men and it is being investigated. The families of the four men have waited for two months. So I would like for you to address the families. On 911 did you issue any orders to try to protect their lives.
Barack Obama: Ed, I’ll address the families. Not through the press. The families directly as I already have. And, we will provide all the information that is available about what happened on that day. That’s what the investigation is for. But as I said repeatedly, if people don’t believe we did everything we can to make sure that we save the lives to folks I sent there, and who were carrying out missions on behalf of the United States, then you don’t know how our Defense Department thinks, our State Department thinks or our CIA thinks. Their number one priority is to protect American lives. That’s what our job is. Now, I will put forward every bit of information that we have. I can tell you that, immediately after finding out that our folks are in danger, that my orders to my security team was to do whatever we need to do to keep our people safe. And that would be the same order I would give anytime that I see Americans are in danger.”
According to military and defense experts, if Obama actually gave the order to keep our people safe, there would be a paper trail.
So far nothing has turned up.
UPDATE: Just Now Ed Henry told FOX News Obama WOULD NOT ANSWER if he gave a direct order to save our men in Benghazi.