Quantcast

Hillary Clinton Confronts Benghazi Accusations

On Wednesday, during the Univision/CNN Democratic presidential debate in Miami, Hillary Clinton was confronted by a family member accusing her that she lied to the families of victims of the 2012 Benghazi terror attack. Clinton responded by saying, “I feel a great deal of sympathy for the families of the four brave Americans we lost in Benghazi, and I certainly can't even imagine the grief she has for losing her son. But she’s wrong. She's absolutely wrong. We were scrambling to get information that was changing literally by the hour. And when we had information, we made it public, but then sometimes we had to go back and say, 'We have new information that contradicts it.'"

The accusation has been a stronghold in the Republican party, especially in Sen. Marco Rubio's stump speech. Clinton went on to say, "This is not the first time we lost Americans in a terrorist attack. We lost 3,000 people on 9/11. We lost Americans serving in embassies in Tanzania and Kenya when my husband was president. We lost over 250 Americans, both military and civilians, when Ronald Reagan was president. And at no other time of those tragedies were they politicized."

During the time, the administration said the attack was the result of an anti-Muslim video. Clinton was then asked about an email she sent to her daughter that said a terrorist group was responsible for the attack. Clinton said, "At the time I emailed with my daughter, a terrorist group had taken credit for our attacks on Benghazi. Within 16, 18 hours, they rescinded taking credit. The video did play a role; we have captured one of the lead terrorists, and he admits that it was both a terrorist attack and it was influenced by the video. This was fog of war. This was complicated."

Photo: Gage Skidmore

Tell Us What You Think

More Fab Stories

President Trump deserves a congressional censure as a reprimand for his claim that “both sides” shared responsibility for the violence at last...

A teacher was arrested and sentenced after a disturbing relationship with a student came to light. Jennifer Caswell, 31, is currently serving a 10...

Two high rolling, Las Vegas developers have invested $880k into the upcoming boxing match between boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and UFC star...

With Donald Trump’s presidency becoming increasingly precarious, a number of the former president’s staff is preparing to fight back. They're...

A mom left her baby with a trusted babysitter, never expecting anything terrible to happen. When she returned to find her baby injured, she was...

Latest Fab Stories

One couple vowed more than 77 years ago, 'till death do us part'. They not only kept good on that promise, but they're not even letting death...

The Charlottesville rally was one of the most violent and controversial race rallies in recent history. With one woman dead and nineteen other...

When you have a contentious figure such as President Donald Trump occupying the White House, he gets discussed. As in a lot. That’s true in...

A teen saw that his mom was in trouble, and he tried to help her. Now, he's in trouble himself.

A Bronx, New York teen's life hangs in the...

A popular comedian and actor has publically condemned President Trump. D.L Hughley recently told TMZ reporters that the president is a racist and...