Top Republican: Ambassador Rice Should Resign for Misleading Public on Benghazi Terror Attacks (Video)
Rep. Peter King told CNN Ambassador Susan Rice should resign for what he says was misleading comments about the Libya attack.
Ambassador Rice went on 5 different Sunday talk shows repeating the lie that the Benghazi terror attack was a spontaneous protest when the White House knew within 24 hours that Al-Qaeda was behind the attacks.
The Politico reported:
Rep. Peter King called for the resignation Friday of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice for initially saying that the deadly Sept. 11 assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was spontaneous.
“I believe that this was such a failure of foreign policy messag[ing] and leadership, such a misstatement of facts as was known at the time … for her to go on all of those shows and in effect be our spokesman for the world and be misinforming the American people and our allies and countries around the world, to me, somebody has to pay the price for this,” the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee told CNN.
In a Friday statement, Director of Public Affairs for National Intelligence Shawn Turner sought to explain the change that eventually lead President Barack Obama to say the attacks were terrorism and “not a mob action.”
“In the immediate aftermath, there was information that led us to assess that the attack began spontaneously following protests earlier that day at our embassy in Cairo. We provided that initial assessment to executive branch officials and members of Congress, who used that information to discuss the attack publicly and provide updates as they became available. Throughout our investigation we continued to emphasize that information gathered was preliminary and evolving,” Turner said.
And after Rice leaves they need to frogmarch Hillary from Foggy Bottom.