Sen. Saxby Chambliss on Benghazi briefing; terrorist attack ‘crystal clear’
When Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss emerged from today’s closed-door sessions for lawmakers on the events in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11, Fox News cameras were waiting. Among the insight that Chambliss was willing to share was that those involved knew immediately that the assault on the U.S. consulate and CIA annex was a premeditated terrorist attack.
Sens. Feinstein, Chambliss just finished briefing reporters after first closed-door Sen. Intel. Cmte. hearing with senior officers
— Paul D. Shinkman (@PDShinkman) November 15, 2012
Saxby Chambliss says immediately after seeing video scene during Benghazi hearings, “It was very obvious this was a terrorist act day one”.
— Tooth Fairy Denier (@FunkynFortunate) November 15, 2012
Saxby Chambliss on Fox: 30 min video shown today on Capitol Hill shows undoubtably #benghazi was a terror attack.
— DCD (@DCDude1776) November 15, 2012
On Fox News: Sen. Chambliss said “There will be an open hearing for the public so the public can see it.”
— Connie Powers (@Lynx60C) November 15, 2012
So, if it was obvious from Day 1 that the attack didn’t arise from a “spontaneous” protest over a YouTube video, how does that explain Amb. Susan Rice’s many Sunday morning appearances repeating that theory?
Chambliss “what Susan Rice said is exactly what Obama told her to say….”
— Diane(@flores8047) November 15, 2012
Chambliss: Rice said exactly what she was told to say…She went out and gave a “political statement”.
— Nels (@debitking) November 15, 2012
Saxby Chambliss: What Susan Rice said is exactly what Pres Obama and “the political shop of the White House told her to say.” #Benghazi
— Lady Patriot (@Lady_Patriot) November 15, 2012
Senator Chambliss says that Susan Rice misstatements were “political” talking points. #wow
— Ping (@PingSmTh) November 15, 2012
Sen. Chambliss: Rice was saying what the White House told her to say and YES it was a political move.
— Tommy Farmer (@Farm_123) November 15, 2012
Saxby Chambliss nailed it. Susan Rice said exactly what Barack Hussein Obama told her to say! Now they both have to go for lies, cover up!
— Gloria Mitchell (@GloriaMitchell6) November 15, 2012
So where did she get the info? MT “@kesgardner: Saxby Chambliss: CIA NOT holding prisoners in Benghazi. Paula Broadwell wrong about that.”
— MyAmerica10(@MYAMERICA10) November 16, 2012
That’s the question we’d all like to hear answered, but it seems we’ll have to wait a bit longer.
What about the emerging story that the CIA was holding Libyan prisoners at the annex in Benghazi — a story which was spread by David Petraeus biographer Paula Broadwell at a speech in Denver and emerged in the wake of his resignation over their affair?
Senate Intel Vice Chair Saxby Chambliss says he does not believe there were detainees at the CIA annex in Benghazi.
— Stephen Hayes (@stephenfhayes) November 15, 2012
Saxby Chambliss: the CIA was NOT holding prisoners in Benghazi. Paula Broadwell was wrong about that. Interesting….
— Ken Gardner (@kesgardner) November 15, 2012
@krauthammer Saxby Chambliss contradicts Broadwell’s comment regarding CIA annex – BUT such a conclusion contradicts Fox News reports.
— George Perrett (@GTPLords86) November 15, 2012
Petraeus is scheduled to testify tomorrow morning. That session will be closed to the public, but hopefully cameras will be waiting outside the door; we’ve waited long enough already for answers.
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