House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) blasted the Obama administration Thursday on Benghazi. The Obama administration misled the American people on Benghazi massacre blaming the attack on a YouTube video rather than terrorism. The White House crafted talking points blaming the video despite having knowledge that this was a planned terrorist attack on the US consulate.
Chairman Darrell Issa:
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“It is disturbing and perhaps criminal that documents like these were hidden by the Obama administration from Congress and the public alike… The Americans who lost their lives in Benghazi, those who were wounded, and the American people deserve nothing less. So today’s hearing is critical for what our witnesses will give us. And, I welcome you and I thank you for being here. But it comes in a week in which the American people have learned that you cannot believe what the White House says. You cannot believe what the spokespeople say. You cannot believe what the president says. And the facts are coming out that in fact that this administration has knowingly withheld documents pursuant to Congressional subpoenas in violation of any reasonable transparency or historic precedent at least since Richard Millhouse Nixon.