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GOP congressman who led the Benghazi probe will leave House

Rep. Trey Gowdy, a powerful GOP watchdog who built his name leading the investigation into the 2012 attacks against Americans in Benghazi, Libya, has become the latest prominent Republican to head for the exits rather than run for another term.

Libyan cleared of most serious charges in Benghazi attack

A Libyan militant was convicted Tuesday of terrorism charges stemming from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. But a federal jury found him not guilty of murder, the most serious charge associated with the rampage he was accused of orchestrating.

Prosecutor calls Benghazi suspect ‘commander’ of 2012 attack

Competing portraits of the accused mastermind of the 2012 attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, again emerged Thursday as prosecutors and defense their final attempts to sway jurors before the panel begins deliberating his fate.

U.S. captures key Benghazi militant

U.S. special operations forces captured a militant in Libya accused of playing an instrumental role in the Benghazi attacks, officials said Monday, in a high-stakes operation designed to bring the perpetrators to justice five years after the deadly violence.

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 Republicans leading the investigation have already declared their partiality.

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 closed investigation into her use of a private server.

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 were onboard. The officials, one an air force officer who knew of the helicopters’ passengers and the other an official working for Western missions in Libya, said that there were no survivors in the attack, which took place on Sunday. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media.

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.

‘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 pointing to wrongdoing by the former secretary of state. Not likely, especially in an election year with Clinton’s presidential rival – Donald Trump – lashing out.

Clinton’s campaign likely to move past Benghazi investigations

House Republicans on Tuesday released their long-awaited report on the fatal attacks in Benghazi, concluding that then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her team failed to act on intelligence that warned of the risks posed by violent extremists.

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 State Hillary Clinton never personally denied any requests from diplomats for additional protection.