Report: CIA Was Running Arms in Benghazi

Report: CIA Was Running Arms in Benghazi

The Telegraph reports that the CIA has been regularly polygraphing operatives to see if anyone is talking about a gun running operation that was taking place out of Benghazi prior to the 9.11.12 attack.

According to the report, 35 CIA operatives were working in Benghazi when the attack took place. They were allegedly in an “annex near the consulate [working] on a project to supply missiles from Libyan armories to Syrian rebels.”

The Telegraph says more Americans were hurt in the attack than early reports indicated, but only losses among State Department personnel had been reported to Congress. This was because  “CIA chiefs were actively working to ensure the real nature of its operations in the city did not get out.”

And since January of this year, some CIA operatives who were in Benghazi have been subjected to numerous polygraphs to figure out if any are talking to Congressional investigators. This has prompted Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) to call for a new investigation into Benghazi. He is one of 150 Reps to do so. 

Wolf believes the CIA is taking part in a cover-up and he wants to hold hearings where people who were on the scene appear before Congress and tell them what was and is going on. He wants them to “testify under oath, [to] do it publicly, and lay it out.”

The CIA has released a statement saying it has already provided the House Oversight Committee with “an extraordinary amount of information” relating to Benghazi. 

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