Stories tagged: Benghazi
Thu., March 2, 2017, midnight
Dana Milbank: Key word missing from speech: Russia
You don’t need to be a partisan Democrat to know that, as former president George W. Bush told NBC, “we all need answers” on Trump’s Russia ties. But the congressional …
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 4:49 p.m.
House Republicans are already preparing for ‘years’ of investigations of Clinton
If Republicans retain control of the House, something GOP-friendly maps make possible even in the event of a Trump loss, Clinton will become the first president since George H.W. Bush …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
State: Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBI
The State Department says about 30 emails involving the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, are among the thousands of Hillary Clinton emails recovered during the FBI’s recently …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 2:36 p.m.
15 Libyan soldiers killed by suicide attack in Benghazi, medical sources say
A suicide attack targeting Libyan Army troops in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed at least 15 soldiers, medical sources tell dpa.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 12:51 p.m.
Libya militia downs helicopter, killing 2 French troops
BENGHAZI, Libya – Officials in Libya said on Tuesday that an Islamist militia shot down a helicopter outside the eastern city of Benghazi, killing two French special forces troops who …
Sun., July 10, 2016, midnight
Hillary haters, get over it
Think of it this way: A President Hillary Clinton is the only thing standing in the way of a President Donald Trump.
Sat., July 2, 2016, midnight
Froma Harrop: Benghazi probe always about politics
The report failed to counter the most salient fact in Clinton’s defense. The U.S. military in Europe could not have reached Benghazi in time to save the Americans.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
‘Move on’ from Benghazi? Republicans say it’s unlikely
Hillary Clinton said it’s “time to move on” after a congressional report on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks accused the Obama administration of lethal mistakes, but produced no new evidence …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
Hillary Clinton never personally denied Benghazi security, Democrats say
Democrats on the House Benghazi panel said in a report Monday that security at the Libya facility the night of Sept. 11, 2012 was “woefully inadequate,” but former Secretary of …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
In Benghazi investigation, Democrats say Republican lawyer backs White House
The U.S. military acted properly on the night of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, according to leaked testimony from a retired, three-star Army general who served as chief …
UPDATED: Tue., May 10, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
In Benghazi case, U.S. won’t seek death penalty against suspect
The Justice Department says it won’t seek the death penalty against the suspected Libyan militant charged in the Benghazi attacks that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
Benghazi investigation: House lawmaker fires back at Pentagon critique
The chairman of the House Benghazi panel fired back Friday at the Defense Department for criticizing the Republican-led investigation into the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Senior Pentagon official criticizes House Benghazi probe
A senior Pentagon official criticized the House Republican-led investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, saying the panel has made a “crescendo” of costly, duplicative and unnecessary requests, including …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
CIA expands survivor benefit tied to overseas terror attacks
The CIA is expanding survivor benefits for agency employees and contractors killed in the line of duty overseas in acts of terrorism.
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, midnight
Froma Harrop: Diplomats perform heroically behind the scenes
Combat victories get all the ink, but ambassadors win small battles every day.
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016, midnight
Movie review: Michael Bay slips into war movie cliches with ‘13 Hours’
Bay’s latest is a mixed-up blend of truth and distortion. Parts of it deliver a punch, and a jolt, and ripples of earnest (and even complicated) emotion. Then the characters, …
Sat., Oct. 31, 2015, midnight
Krauthammer: GOP swings, misses at oversight
Inept questioning allows Clinton, others to elude accountability.
Sun., Oct. 25, 2015, midnight
Kathleen Parker: Republicans diminished themselves, not Clinton
WASHINGTON — Who the blast is Sidney Blumenthal? Doubtless many watching Thursday’s House select committee hearing on Benghazi must have wondered the same. This obviously important person’s name was mentioned …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 22, 2015, 2:07 p.m.
Facing GOP queries, Clinton seeks to close book on Benghazi
The latest from the House Benghazi committee’s hearing featuring testimony from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Thu., Oct. 22, 2015, midnight
Milbank: Benghazi hearings a farce
After 17 months, $4.5 million, and “Wine Wednesdays,” victims’ families won’t get the truth from partisan committee.
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015, midnight
Kathleen Parker: Only a Benghazi blowup can derail Clinton nomination
Hillary looked comfortable, confident in debate performance
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 11:34 a.m.
Republican: Hurting Hillary Clinton was ‘big part’ of Benghazi probe
Rep. Richard Hanna, a moderate, pro-abortion rights Republican from New York, told a radio station Wednesday night that Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was telling the truth when he suggested during …
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 9:45 p.m.
Ex-Benghazi investigator says he was fired for resisting panel’s focus on Hillary Clinton
A former investigator with the Republican-led congressional committee examining the attacks in Benghazi in 2012 says he was fired after resisting pressure to narrowly focus his investigative work on Hillary …
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, midnight
Froma Harrop: Republicans spurn national interest in zeal for political warfare
Benghazi hearings, opposition to raising debt ceiling all about that base, not about what’s best for the United States at home or abroad.
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015, midnight
Kathleen Parker: Would-be McCarthy reveals true objective of Benghazi hearings
Would-be McCarthy reveals true objective of Benghazi hearings.
Wed., March 4, 2015, 3:24 p.m.
House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe
WASHINGTON — A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when …
Sun., Nov. 30, 2014, midnight
Smart Bombs: Benghazi ‘scandal’ on hiatus
As you may have heard – though probably not on Fox News – the House Intelligence Committee, run by Republicans, recently released a report that turns the Benghazi “bombshells” into …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2013, 9:09 a.m.
Clinton says US strengthening embassy security
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, at times emotional and fierce, insisted today that the department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. missions worldwide …