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New State Dept. Spokesperson Gets Slammed over Benghazi

New State Dept. Spokesperson Gets Slammed over Benghazi


It has been eight months since the terrorist attacks on our facilities in Benghazi, Libya–attacks that ended up killing four Americans, including our ambassador, Christopher Stevens. We haven’t had a concrete explanation about this incident, and new State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki didn’t do anything to alleviate that state of affairs, as reporters peppered her with uncomfortable questions in her May 13 press briefing.

One exchange during the briefing between Psaki and a reporter named Brad (perhaps the AP’s Brad Klapper) was particularly sharp.

At one point, Psaki claimed that the State Department was not privy to the //”>talking points until after all the re-writes were done. The reporter was a bit incredulous at that, noting that there is no proof to her claim because her office is refusing to release the records to prove it.

What was Psaki’s reply? “All right. Well, you’ll have to take my word for it…”

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