Petraeus to Testify He Knew Benghazi Was Terror Attack “Almost Immediately”

So did my 8 year-old nephew.
According to CNN, former CIA Director David Petraeus will testify that he knew Benghazi was a terror attack “almost immediately.”

This helped…
The third email sent to the White House the evening of 9-11 on the Benghazi attack blamed an Al-Qaeda-linked group for the attack on the consulate.

This email was sent before the lifeless body of Ambassador Stevens was dragged from the consulate ruins.

Breitbart reported:

Just a few minutes ago on CNN, Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr reported that a high-placed source informed her that former CIA Chief David Petraeus will use his upcoming testimony to amend his previous testimony. According to this source, Petraeus will tell the closed door congressional hearing that he knew “almost immediately” that the September 11 anniversary attack on our Libyan consulate was a terrorist attack committed by the al-Qaeda-linked militia Ansar Al Sharia.

Frances Townsend, a former Homeland Security advisor to George W. Bush, who is now a CNN analyst, tweeted this out:

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  • Jean

    It would be nice if he told the truth.

  • It’s hard to imagine what Obama could hold over his head at this point.

  • Patty

    He will be a great man for telling the truth. Hope this turns out to take down Obama administration. Waiting until after elections is just as obvious as the nose on your face, that Obama is guilty of lying once again and it is in his DNA.

    He couldn’t bring himself to say Al Qaeda is alive and well. Could that really be the reason for Rice’s lies, too. Could be that simple?

    Now, go after him, Senators. Please.

  • Patty

    Our prayers must be with Petraeus NOW. Watch your back!

  • Sasja

    Heaven knows, I have had issues with Sen McCain, but there is an all-out media attack against him by the Barry sycophants and he needs to know he has our support. So email or call and let him know.

  • Patty

    Watergate was not this bad. Four Brave men were killed on 9/11/12 and to have drug this out for this long is horrible. Obama should resign.

    Brian Terry’s family had to live through Holder’s fast and furious. Fort Hood victims still waiting for that attack to be called and Act of Terrorism. Obama seems to be shielding Sharia.

    You see, he never gave these four Americans in Benghazi cover, it was all about Obama and his cover.

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  • Patty

    How does Obama sleep at night or how can he live with himself. Insulting, disrespectful, attacking and America is witness to a Fallen presidency.

  • HeavenHelpUSA

    Why is he testifying behind closed doors. . .doesn’t America deserve to hear the truth outright?

  • HeavenHelpUSA

    #2 November 15, 2012 at 10:35 pm
    GregInSeattle commented:

    It’s hard to imagine what Obama could hold over his head at this point.

    Maybe his wife was blackmailed too. . .if she wants to keep her govt job that is!

    “Obama Administration Gave Petraeus’s Wife a $187,605-Per-Year Job”

    In our opinion, both the Gen and Mrs. were used and we’d even go so far to say that they were probably both set up–JMHO!

  • Ap

    Hopefully he is being protected and will tell the truth tomorrow. Praying that this is the beginning of the end of Obamination.

  • thescribbler

    Considering he allowed Obama to continue spouting, “Bin Laden is dead, they are on the run, etc”. I sure hope that Petraeus is the person who finally topples Obama’s house of cards! Here’s hoping he takes Holder, Hillary and the rest of them with him when he’s impeached!

  • Sasja
  • Ap

    Hard to believe its going to occur behind closed doors…I mean because this administration is so transparent and all! *sarcasm*

  • Patty

    Is Obama hiding the truth about Benghazi because the truth would impeach him?

    With four more years in his pocket to complete his destructive Fundamental Transformation of America, Obama is refusing outright to inform Americans why calls for help from American Libyan Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans to save their lives were ignored until their own violent deaths silenced them.

    This was Obama’s non-answer to Fox News reporter Ed Henry’s simple question at the White House yesterday:

    “I wanted to ask about the families of these four Americans who were killed. Sean Smith’s father Ray said he believes his son basically called 911 for help and they didn’t get it. And I know you said you grieve for these four Americans, that it is being investigated, but the families have been waiting for more than two months. So I would like for you to address the families, if you can. On 9/11, as Commander-in-Chief, did you issue any orders to try to protect their lives?”[…………………..]

    Former CIA Director David Petraeus, who has already blamed Benghazi on an obscure YouTube in September 13 testimony before a Congressional Hearing, and who has agreed to testify before a House Committee again on Friday, was already under FBI investigation for his alleged affair with Broadwell when he testified back in September.

    Susan Rice, erroneously identified by Obama yesterday as UN Ambassador rather than U.S. Ambassador to the UN (Mark Levin) had been sent pre-presidential election to five television networks to spread the disinformation that a YouTube was to blame for the death of Ambassador Stevens and three other Americans—a message approved even yesterday by Obama.

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defence Secretary Leon Panetta were dispatched to Australia for an “annual” Security Summit in Australia.

    That leaves only Petraeus, whose testimony is not likely to change on Friday and whose character remains in tatters, as the left man standing.

    Barack Hussein Obama, who now has four years as an executive order-wielding dictator, has no reason not to tell the truth to the loved ones of the slain Americans in Benghazi and to America at large, other than this one: the truth would impeach him.

  • Patty


    Sorry, article written before the possibly of Petraeus stating it was an Act of Terror.

  • Patty

    With four more years in his pocket to complete his destructive Fundamental Transformation of America, Obama is refusing outright to inform Americans why calls for help from American Libyan Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans to save their lives were ignored until their own violent deaths silenced them.


    And this will impeach him, because he has said Blame him, several times. Well, America will blame him and I am sure there are leaders that have to get to the truth. Something Obama doesn’t have in his DNA

  • Sasja

    Here is the other article. The lateness of the hour and the fact that no comment is needed from me, I give you:

  • bg


    two of too numerous flashbacks
    that caught my eye all over again..

    September 11/12, 2012

    US ambassador killed in ‘co-ordinated al Qaeda
    revenge attack by terrorists who used Libyan
    Mohammed movie protest as cover’

    [Officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they
    were not authorized to publicly discuss troop movements.

    It is believed that the attack, which occurred on the 11th anniversary
    of the September 11 attacks, was a planned ambush carried out by
    terrorists using a pro-Islam protest as cover.]

    September 13, 2012

    Benghazi Attack Revenge for Drone Kill of Abu Yahya al-Libi
    aka Mohammed Hassan Qaed: WH State Had 48 Hrs Warning

    [There is growing belief that the attack was in revenge for the killing
    in a drone strike in Pakistan of Mohammed Hassan Qaed, an al-Qa’ida
    operative who was, as his nom-de guerre Abu Yahya al-Libi suggests,
    from Libya, and timed for the anniversary of the 11 September attacks.]


  • Patty

    It Wasn’t Just Four Americans Abandoned in Benghazi

    When terrorists surrounded the consulate at approximately 8:00 p.m. Benghazi time with 150 men and “technicals” — pickup trucks with heavy machine guns, bearing the logo of Ansar al-Shariah — Stevens and Smith were part of a larger American delegation numbering somewhere between 7-24.

    We’re forced to say “approximately” because it has been difficult to determine through media accounts the exact number of Americans inside the consulate.

    We’re forced to say “approximately” because it has been difficult to determine through media accounts the exact number of Americans inside the consulate.

    We do know that at least three other consulate staff members were seriously injured enough in the initial attack that they were treated at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. Two more consulate staff members were apparently injured in the attack on the CIA safe house which also killed Glen Doherty and Ty Woods.

    What we can be sure of is that as the consulate was under fire from a large terrorist force, the lives of a minimum of seven American diplomats were put at risk as President Barack Obama allegedly watched the attack live in the White House Situation Room via the satellite video link to an unarmed Predator drone circling overhead.

    We now know that the small CIA force on a separate mission, occupying a safe house a mile away, called in to their superiors for reinforcements. We know that this force twice asked for permission to attempt a rescue mission. We know that they were twice told to “stand down.”

    Retired Lt. Col.: My Sources Say Obama Was in the Room Watching Benghazi Attack Happen


    Obama didn’t, he had said something like he did but HELP NEVER CAME AND HELP WAS DENIED.

  • Kate

    I continue to be horrified at the corruption of the MSM. When are they going to start doing their jobs and actually care about our country? People died and they just don’t care. It’s all about Obama and their liberalism. I pray McCain and others, especially FOX news gets to the truth and Obama is shown for what he is.

  • bg


    re: #19 November 15, 2012 at 11:01 pm bg

    not to mention the following:

    Obama : 9/11

    [Now it’s learned that President Obama appeared on the DJ Laz Morning
    Show in Miami, FL and, although it was his first opportunity to speak
    publicly on the anniversary of 9-11, he spoke of the Miami Dolphins, he
    spoke of College Loan reform, he spoke of his campaign, but he left out
    the day that changed America forever.]

    Zawahiri : 9/11

    [Al-Qaeda’s leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has confirmed the death of his
    deputy Abu Yahya al-Libi, who was killed in a drone strike in Pakistan
    this summer. The video confirming his death was released on jihadist
    forums to coincide with the 9/11 anniversary.]

    Arab Forum : 9/11

    [Not only is Barack Obama violating his pledge not to campaign on 9/11,
    but he is also using the day to issue greetings to the Arab Forum on
    Asset Recovery, seemingly oblivious to the importance and solemnity of
    the day, as well as the context of his message.]

    September 14, 2012

    Obama administration warned of possible
    attacks, but failed to take precautions

    [Sources close to U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration revealed
    that White House officials apparently received warnings that there
    were threats made to attack as many as seven U.S. missions in the
    Middle East, on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as early
    as September 4. Sources also revealed that additional warnings were
    received a few days later, with similar information, but that all of the
    warnings were largely ignored by the administration. Normally when
    such warnings are received by the administration, the threat level is
    raised at U.S. installations around the world. At this point, there is no
    evidence that the Obama administration communicated the warnings
    with Consular officials in Libya or Egypt in advance of attacks that
    took place Monday in Benghazi, Libya and Cairo, Egypt, leaving the U.S.
    Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans dead, with eight others
    wounded, including some U.S. military personnel.


  • how does CNN know what he is going to say before he says it?

  • Patty


    This is on Obama head. He is the Commander in Chief and this IS an impeachable offense.

  • Patty

    #23 November 15, 2012 at 11:09 pm
    tommy mc donnell commented:

    Really, and how is it that they are the first to pick up the journal of Steven in Benghazi and then when WH gets wind they won’t them to return to them immediately.

    And on another note: was WH waiting for the place to burn down completely before getting someone over there. We know Petraeus went over there so this may be how CNN thinks they know what Petraeus will say. Who knows. Just hope he remains true and faithful to his country.

  • bg


    Sasja #13 November 15, 2012 at 10:56 pm

    i would love to trust McCain, unfortunately, he has a record of
    coming out swinging, and eventually winds up kissing butt.. 🙁


  • donh

    Lets see if he survives the night.

  • Patty

    want, not won’t correction#25

  • Patty

    #26 November 15, 2012 at 11:14 pm
    bg commented:
    Hope you are very wrong. Understand what you are saying but he was a prisoner of war for years, maybe he is for real this time. He seem to be yesterday in the call for Select Committee yesterday.

  • Patty
  • bg


    Patty #29 November 15, 2012 at 11:16 pm

    oh i know, i’m give or take several, his age.. 😀

    doesn’t change the pattern he’s articulated since
    becoming a Sen.. i call him the middle ham.. /s/


  • Patty


    Petition On W.H. Website Asking For Obama’s Birth Certificate & His College & University Records

  • Patty

    #31 November 15, 2012 at 11:25 pm
    bg commented:

    8) that is funny.

  • Patty

    #33 Was trying to do use sunglasses. Was trying to go incognito

  • Patty

    tired, meant to say, to do sunglasses face, like you do.

  • bg


    Patty #35 November 15, 2012 at 11:31 pm

    8 – ) squeezed together = 😎


  • Rose

    HO HUM! Several months TOO LATE for THAT to be a stunning revelation – or relevant.

  • Rose

    NOW tell us who ordered the human sacrifice and who carried it out.

  • Rose
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  • Rose

    OOPS! Clicked the wrong place, sorry, Patty

    This has the keyboard combos that create the faces

  • Rose

    Would be nice if McCain were not as big a #### as Obama himself. Two peas in a pod.

    GOP does not celebrate Real Heroes. They only celebrate sell-out RINOS like McCain the Clone of Toady Kennedy/John Kerry.

  • Granny
  • Hey, David,…stay away from Fort Marcy Park….

  • mg4us

    Wouldn’t it be nice if someone put THEIR COUNTRY FIRST and said
    I lied the first time on orders from Obama and with an assurance that my affair would be kept secret. I was wrong and I am sorry. But I knew the attack was planned and ongoing AND SO DID OBAMA
    and we had intelligence to take out the enemy but the President gave the order not to.

  • Lightwave

    The real scandal here is Eric Holder’s FBI goons. If they can go after the head of the CIA, no American is safe.

  • SoLongSong

    #30 Patty…MAN, I wish something would come of that…

  • squeaky

    #18 November 15, 2012 at 11:01 pm
    Sasja commented:

    this brings me back to what col buzz patterson wrote. not having any personal experience, i always kept it in the back of my brain and wondered just who these people were. not having walked a mile in their moccasins and all. david hackworth called them perfumed princes.

  • squeaky

    have to keep in mind that the ones squirming are the same ones who were pontificating. they had 8 plus years [and counting] to dish it out – for the good of the country we were told – and now they’re under the microscope. the good of the country is always being beaten out by self interest.

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  • TomI

    I doubt it. We always hear stuff like this and it never happens.

  • Carbon Pootprint

    Least GM is still alive………… huh ………..right?

  • Indiana

    Obama thinks that what he’s contributing to the New World Order is much more important than answering Impeachment charges. He’s untouchable and considers this debaucle just “a bump in the road.” The ends justify the means. Obama doesn’t have an American mindset…..and it’ll take the military to remove him and Moochelle Antoinette from the peoples’ house.

  • myohmy

    Did the WH has the tramped card for him and Petraues was promised that he can keep his job if only he testify that it was the video? If it is true, no holding back now, because his wife’s job is not immune for elimination either.

  • donh

    #46…Yes a very impressive take down that is sure to cast a cold chill over the entire government. ….and Broadwell may have been the outlet for information that enabled this story to break out in the first place. She looks like just the kind of person to slip details to Katherine Herridge over a Starbucks Latte rendezvous, and she had all kinds of top level data on her computers.

  • bobbi

    woulfn’t surprise if Psula was assigned the task of comptomising the General.

  • bigL

    This is going nowhere. all Prestidigitation to confuset he masses. More alinsky, using the midddle-class values against the so-called middleclass.

  • Sasja
  • jorgen

    So did my 8 year-old nephew.

    And so did Obama.

  • He’d better because I am sick of “press conferences” where “journOlists” are all making goo-goo eyes at O whenever he opens his mouth!

  • Buzzy

    Patty- With respect for your passion, I want to remind you of how impeaching a sitting president actually happens. The House can bring a Bill of Impeachment, and with the R majorities it would likely pass. That would be if weepy weak kneed Boehner ever allowed it. Once it is passed in the House, it then goes to the Senate for an Impeachment hearing, and 2/3 of the Senate must vote to impeach. Do you really believe that Harry Reid would even allow it to even be brought before the Senate. Do you really believe that any Democrat Senator would vote to impeach their messiah? It will never happen. That is why it was not only important for the libs to do anything and everything to get Obama re-elected, they did the same with the Senate races. If the House and Senate were both in R control, impeachment would have been an almost certainty. As remote and unlikely as a military coup outing Obama is, it probably has more of a chance than the normal procedure to impeach a sitting president does.

    As to McCain, don’t be fooled by one presser that he and Graham held. Remember that it was McCain and Graham that slammed Michele Bachman for wanting to investigate Huma Abedin for her ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. It was also McCain and Graham who supported the Arab Spring, and called for arming the rebels in Libya and now Syria. Didn’t they visit Egypt after Hosni Mubarak was toppled, and praise the great democracy taking place in that country which gave us, and the entire middle east, a new strong voice for the Muslim Brotherhood? Haven’t we found out exactly just who it was that the Obama admin. helped arm. They are the very ones that killed our 4 Americans, and likely used the very weapons we armed them with. The last thing we need is McCain and Graham trying to take the leadership positions in a currently leaderless Republican party. They will sell us out in a heartbeat.

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  • ObamaDrama

    Wait, why do we care about whether he knew it was a terrorist attack immediately again?

  • SomethingWicked

    Pie in the sky folks. Nothing is going to stick with the Obama sycophants and the adoring media. As I’ve said before Obama could stand on the White House lawn killing new born babies and drinking their blood and all we would here from the Left is, “its okay, their mothers were rape victims” Knuckle down, guard what little wealth you have left, and hope that when the JZs and Beyonces of the world get their tax bills and can’t afford to put gas in their private jets anymore they wake up and see what a failure liberalism is.

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  • Mark

    Obama didn’t want to call in military support for Ambassador Stevens and risk upsetting the Muslim population. Better four Americans die than Obama go against his fellow brothers.

  • Doug

    #63….Because the CIA would have (and did) relay this information to the Obama White House for an immediate response. That’s the point….the Obama Administration knew it was terrorism right away and did nothing. Then Rice and everyone else went on the news telling us the attack was in response to a damn video.

    Coverup…worse than Watergate in my opinion.

  • bg