Hillary Clinton is going on offense on Benghazi, something she forgot to do the night of the terrorist attack on 9-11-2012. The former Secretary of State accused Republicans of “flat-out deceit” while she continues to stick with her bogus talking point that the attack was the result of an obscure YouTube video.
The New York Post reported:
Hillary Clinton is firing a pre-emptive blast at her fiercest critics on the Benghazi issue, accusing them of “flat-out deceit” in her forthcoming book.
Moving to confront a lingering issue that is certain to draw attacks in any 2016 presidential contest, Clinton is training fire on Republican lawmakers who have launched a series of probes into the attacks that resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including the late US ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens.
“Many of these same people are a broken record about unanswered questions. But there is a difference between unanswered questions and unlistened to answers,” she writes.
At one point, she suggests it’s unpatriotic to keep revisiting the issue in the political realm.
“Those who exploit this tragedy over and over as a political tool minimize the sacrifice of those who served our country,” Clinton says.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) recently announced the creation of a House select committee on Benghazi — a panel that would likely call Clinton as its star witness. Modal Trigger
The US Consulate in Benghazi in flames after the Sept. 11, 2012, attack that killed four Americans, including US Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens.Photo: Reuters
Clinton blasts the “regrettable amount of misinformation, speculation, and flat-out deceit by some in politics and the media.
Clinton lays out her case for what happened in Benghazi in a 34-page chapter of “Hard Choices,” her memoir that comes out next month, which was obtained by Politico and is titled “Benghazi: Under Attack.”
The pre-emptive move comes as Team Clinton has taken other steps to prepare for the expected onslaught, including retaining President Obama’s former national security spokesman Tommy Vietor.
Hillary plans on meeting with political allies on the Benghazi scandal.
She met with Obama yesterday in the White House to coordinate their strategy.