House GOP Disputes Hillary Clinton Benghazi Testimony Agreement


From Gabriel Debenedetti and Rachael Bade writing at Politico:

Hillary Clinton agreed on Friday to appear at an October public hearing before the House Benghazi Committee, her campaign spokesman Nick Merrill said in a statement.

But the House Select Committee on Benghazi is pushing back against the 2016 Democratic frontrunner’s Saturday-morning announcement.

A panel Republican source said although GOP staff and Clinton’s legal team have been discussing dates for the past week or so — and seem to have settled on Oct. 22 — her lawyer David Kendall has asked for two basic conditions they’ve not agreed to: that the date not be moved and that the panel keep its questions within certain parameters.

Read the rest of the story at Politico.