On Wednesday’s “On the Record” with Greta van Susteren, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer reacted comments from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, which she declared there was no reason to continue the investigation on the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
“When you hear Secretary Clinton say, ‘All the questions have been answered, but I understand there are people who have their reasons,’ what she’s saying is ‘the only people who are still interested in Benghazi are people who are partisans who somehow want to get at me’” Krauthammer said. “There are glaring questions that are unanswered. And the fact the story was revised a couple weeks ago has to do with the fact something emerged. For a year and a half, the administration had not release a memo — it was actually a directive, a memo from the National Security Council to Susan Rice telling her to press the story of the video, just before she went on TV. The memo was entitled ‘prep’ for Susan Rice to go on TV. Now this contradicts the story we heard for 18 months from the administration that, ‘No, she got all her information from the CIA, that’s why she brought up the video. She wasn’t getting any pressure from the White House.’ So now we know. To me, what’s important is will the select committee come out with new facts? There were so many unknowns, so many damaging, I think it will and that’s why I think the committee ought to go ahead. And her pretense that all the questions have been answered is ridiculous.”
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