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Gowdy: Mills, Huma, and Blumenthal Will Be On Benghazi Committee Witness List

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House Benghazi Select Committee Chairman Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) reported that Cheryl Mills, Huma Abedin, and Sidney Blumenthal would be on his witness list to testify before the committee or in a transcribed interview on Wednesday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show.”

Gowdy was asked, “will your witness list include, either voluntarily or via subpoena, Cheryl Mills, the former Secretary of State’s chief of staff?”

He responded, “absolutely, and it was always going to include Ms. Mills. But, if you studied the correspondence between the State Department and Secretary Clinton after she decided to return the public record to the public a couple of months ago, that correspondence was directed to Cheryl Mills. So, Cheryl Mills needs to be talked to, not only with respect to Benghazi, but also with respect to the retention of the public records by Secretary Clinton after she separated.”

He also said the Huma Abedin would be included on the witness list because, “you have to if you want to write the final, definitive accounting of what happened before, during, and after Benghazi.”

Earlier, he stated that Sidney Blumenthal is “on the list, and I’ll tell you, because I think your listeners would be interested in the chronology. We are taking the witnesses from the Department of State and CIA whose identities need to be preserved, we’re doing them first, and those are transcribed interviews. Then we are moving into the people who are more well known, the Susan Rice’s, the Ben Rhodes, and yes, you can include Sidney Blumenthal.”

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