OBAMA CONFRONTED ON BENGHAZI – Says He “Gave Order” to Keep Our People Safe – But Dodges Specifics (Video)

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.

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  • Time

    @ Falcon
    Exactly, your right on the money….

    This administration needed a fall guy. They wanted to pin this on the CIA and use Patreas as their fall guy, that the security was under a secret guise with the CIA and not the SOS, Hilslaughter. They thought Patreas would take the fall, play ball knowing they had dirt on him, the affair. When Patreas refused to take the fall, he knew what would come out and stood with his concious, refusing to be blackmailed, and lie to protect Obama, and Hilslaughter. Obama then moved on to Allan making the same deal and he too refused, knowing that what he risked was the ruin of his career or lying and covering up the murders of Americans in Benghazi. They both took the fall of affairs instead of taking the rap and possibly the far bigger crime of leaving these people to die and never sending in help to rescue them, and possible face far worse scrutiny and criminal teason against America. I see where these men were coming from, the right side of humanity.

  • AuntieMadder

    Guess Fox News is now uninvited to the next presser.

    #1 November 14, 2012 at 1:25 pm
    RWGinger commented: “That scum lies and thinks people will believe him.”

    And he’d be right.

  • Stella Baskomb

    Obama said his orders were “do whatever we need to do to keep our people safe”

    Oh, yeah? Now THERE’S leadership for you. THERE’S incisive analysis and bold direction. THERE’S a decision that your average 4th grader might not think of.

    Obama’s weakling position is essentially this: “Millions for tribute – not one cent for defense!”

    The rest of the world notices–even if 59 million US voters don’t.

    No wonder gun sales have spiked since November 6th.

  • Look-Out

    Christmas is coming, Barry. Will Chairman Mao’s image – as it did on the first – decorate this year’s White House tree?

  • Mcashc

    It was a yes or no question. He said the families will get all the answers once the investigation is complete. What they want to know is did YOU give an order on 9 11 2012 to send them help? Yes or no? And once again he gets away with it. It is amazing how he can make it seem like people are out of line for asking tough questions.

  • Eden12345

    Basically he went all Elmer Fudd on their asses.

  • Look-Out

    This Petraeus/Allen (hit the Generals thing) seems to be a third attack on America:

    1) destroy the economy.

    2) take over private industry.

    3) destroy the military.

  • ★FALCON★

    #19 November 14, 2012 at 2:12 pm
    bg commented:


    ‘Do you know the world of hurt that he’s in?’


    bg – I was listening to Rush when he said it – so much for the most decorated man of “our” generation is that’s true.

  • Time


    You mean at no wonder they had to rig 59 million votes to make it appear that the majority of America wanted this fraud again to lead their nation. No way, no how did the majority elect this man, the minority did…

  • ★FALCON★

    Given Obama’s record of lying and deception – I am certain that he personally withheld the air support and CIA ground forces.

    Further, one CIA Operator was painting the target(s) with a laser – this means that a support force of F-18 F/As were either on the way or had been given the initial orders to depart – most likely by General Ham.

    A laser can be used to paint a target for a drone – but this would not be in close range firefight where our guys could be killed by a large bomb.

    Also, with the laser – it’s entirely possible that a Douglas AC-47D Spooky Gunship AKA “Puff the Magic Dragon” – was being deployed and can be used in tight quarters with laser lock.

    Whatever the actual response – Obama killed it.

  • Left Coast Conservative

    Any questions on the Israeli situation?
    There is evil prowling the world, growing stronger and more visible, seeking the ruin of brave men and women – seeking to devour their lives and their souls. Do not despair, do not give up, turn to our creator for strength. This battle is bigger than we can see and will be completed through our commitment to truth and our diligence in both action and prayer.

  • Time

    Why he gave the stand down is the question ? Why did they have hostages is the answer…

    The FBI originator of the email, Jill Kelley, that raised the FBI awareness that she was being harassed by an unknown person and an unknown FBI agent that took on the case is very troubling. This falls on unbelieveable, another coverup. The FBI does not take on cases of harassing emails unless there is a real threat to security. This FBI agent that was later removed should be investigated, you know the shirtless one. Why would he take this case ?

    Also her home run cancer charity is a farce. She spent more on hosting, dining and keeping up with the Jone’s then she did donating any of the charities she took in. The last year, 2011 shows a loss but she took in more then $157,000. Well geez, how do you come up with a loss when your running the foundation from your home ? Someone needs to look into this one. I think she is a shyster, pulling off a fast one on innocent people and taking their money for her own luxury life style…

  • SeniorD

    Hey, Dear Leader don’t need to answer no questions from nobody! After January 1, 2013, this once great country will join other Thrid World satraps and Dear Leader will be annointed President Barry Randall Soetoro, first ruler of the new Socialist People’s Republic of the North American Contintent.

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg


    The White House Disinformation Campaign on Libya

    President Obama:

    [“As I said before, she made an appearance at
    the request of the White House in which she
    gave her best understanding of the intelligence
    that had been provided to her,”]


    “I, being the King of all I survey, gave My
    subjugate Ms. Rice permission to LIE.. ”

    now I ask you in all honestly, could I have
    been any more open or transparent?? BO

    oh, one more thing.. ask Me no questions
    and I’ll tell you no lies, thankMeverymuch…


  • Stella Baskomb

    @Time #29 “you mean at no wonder they had to rig 59 million votes”

    No one had to “rig” anything. Simple fact: that many credulous, willingly uninformed, even aggressively uninformed people simply swallowed whole the administration’s narrative.

    They were unable – or unwilling- to see the truth. But that does not change the truth: we are all sitting in the same boat, with one end completely shot out, and water pouring in.

  • Time

    Nope, rigged. When you have county and precincts reporting 108% and 141%, some 175% turn out, voted, this is mathematically impossible. There is no way, no how this happened legitimately. Something was tampered with, the software was altered, over compansated for their win, win at any cost. But, it was too apparent and has raised many eyebrows. There is much less, millions of voters that did not vote for the ONE then they are claiming and millions more that voted for conservatism then they are admitting…

    No way did 59 million vote for him, spin that is all that is…SPIN…

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg


    ★FALCON★ #28 November 14, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    like i said from the get go, it’s all on him, if he lies, i’ll be
    screaming for the firing squad just as loud as anyone..

    troulbe is, we don’t know the facts of the matter, i mean, what if we’re
    wrong and there was much more to it, that again, we will ever be privy
    to, ergo, they must lie or many others will die, who knows anymore..

    the only positive is Obama must go, or
    we’ll all be buried in his blow.. *sigh*


  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg



    re: MN Jim #25 November 13, 2012 at 8:44 pm

    wee bit sample of much more:

    Without a doubt

    Mitt Romney Getting Shut Out in 59 Philadelphia Precincts

    Here’s how touchscreens killed Romney votes


  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg
  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg


    re: #19 November 14, 2012 at 2:12 pm bg

    [“There is not gonna be one kernel of truth of what happened at Benghazi
    come out of any of this. It ain’t going to happen. I mean within two weeks
    of Obama being re-elected, you think they’re going to open the doors and
    the floodgates for people to go in and get to Obama? It isn’t gonna happen.
    … You have to understand what’s going on here, folks. There is a circle-the
    wagon operation around Barack Obama that nobody’s gonna penetrate. That
    is abundantly clear.”

    only been saying that since first i ever heard the name Obama..

    prove me wrong Petreaus, only you can..

    i for one will never forget that the attack in which 4 Americans died, came
    first, the orchestrated protests in which some openly wore Soros financed
    and Obama approved OWS Anonymous masks were protesting a film they
    had only heard about in Cairo and elsewhere, later, not to mention the so
    called “filmmaker”..