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Did Clinton Aides Withhold Damaging Benghazi Documents?

This article was first published in September 2014 A former State Department diplomat made a startling allegation: Hillary Clinton confidants were part of an operation to “separate” damaging documents before they were turned over to the Accountability Review Board investigating security lapses surrounding the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, […]

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The Clearest (No Spin) Summary of FBI Report on Hillary Clinton Email

Since this article refers to both President and Mrs. Clinton, they are sometimes referred to by their first names for clarity. Most of the information is from the FBI report. Some contextual facts and dates have been added.    The Takeaways. The Players. The Timeline. The Takeaways The FBI could not review all of the […]

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Selective Editing Syndrome and the News

The following is a news media commentary A fuss was raised this week when The CBS Evening News edited out a few words in an interview with President Clinton. Clinton was answering a question from Charlie Rose about whether Hillary Clinton’s health concerns are serious. The controversy is summed up in an article in The Hill: “Well, if […]

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Benghazi Story Links

Benghazi: Rescue Interrupted, Full Measure Jan. 10, 2016 Part 1 Benghazi: Rescue Interrupted Full Measure Jan. 10, 2015 Part 2 The Benghazi Story on Full Measure Oct. 18, 2015 The Definitive Hillary Clinton email Timeline, Aug. 20, 2015 Did Clinton aides withhold damaging Benghazi docs? Aug. 12, 2015 Gowdy: Clinton has turned over private email […]

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The Evolving, Revolving Benghazi Story From Mike Morell and White House

[Former CIA Deputy Director Mike Morell] Note: This story was first published Mary 14, 2015.  Two and a half years after the Benghazi terrorist attacks, ex-CIA official Mike Morell and the White House continue with their litany of evolving and often conflicting explanations as to what happened and what went wrong. Not only do their statements […]

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Mrs. Clinton’s Benghazi Chapter

Here is a brief excerpt from my Benghazi chapter in Stonewalled. MRS. CLINTON’S BENGHAZI CHAPTER …In a June 18, 2014, interview with Greta Van Susteren of FOX News, Clinton said that her own assessment of the Benghazi attacks “careened from the video had something to do with it, the video had nothing to do with […]

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Addressing terrorism: what’s the plan?

Above image: President Obama, the First Lady, and Cuban President Castro observe moment of silence for victims of Brussels terrorist attack What’s the plan? The following is a news commentary In early 2014, I was in a small meeting with a high-ranking Obama administration official who was involved in counterterrorism. When asked, he made several candid assertions: […]

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The amazing, reappearing Benghazi documents

It only took 3-1/2 years but the State Department has turned over new, previously undisclosed documents to the House Benghazi Committee. No word as to what’s contained in them. According to a committee spokesman, the documents come from the office of the former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In a court filing, the State Department reportedly said […]

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Benghazi: Rescue Interrupted

Sunday on Full Measure, don’t miss our exclusive report on Benghazi: Rescue Interrupted. It’s the rescue that didn’t happen the night of the Islamic extremist attacks on the U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11, 2012. We have new information on actions the Obama administration chose not to take. This, on the eve of […]

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Petraeus and other big name witnesses to testify to Benghazi Committee

The House Benghazi Committee has announced some big names are about to testify behind closed doors, including former director of the CIA David Petraeus. As I write in “Stonewalled,” in the immediate aftermath of the Benghazi attacks, Petraeus first drew ire from some administration colleagues for not reading from the Carney-Obama-Clinton-Rice book of fiction: While […]

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