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Boehner Announces House Members of Select Benghazi Committee

Boehner Announces House Members of Select Benghazi Committee

House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) has announced the six members of the select Benghazi committee headed up by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), R-S.C.

The list: Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL), Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS), and Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA).

Westmoreland (R-GA) was widely expected to be part of the panel, as he lead an informal group of House members focused on the Benghazi investigations.

Brooks (R-IN) is a former US Attorney appointed by former President George W. Bush in 2001 and was first elected to congress in 2012.

Pompeo (R-KS) is a Harvard Law graduate and also a member of the House Intelligence Committee who is familiar with handling classified intelligence.

Roby (R-AL) is a former attorney serving her second term in Congress.

Chief Deputy Whip Roskam (R-IL) is a member of the Republican leadership.

Jordan (R-OH) is the former chairman of the Republican Study Committee, the conservative caucus in the House. 

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