Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA) is absolutely right and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s calculating congressional testimony this week confirms it: Congress must appoint a select committee to investigate the terrorist attack in Benghazi on September 11, 2012.
Why did the Obama Administration wait 134 days to send their supposed point-person Hillary Clinton to testify on Capitol Hill about what happened in Libya when four American heroes lost their lives in a battle against Islamic terrorists? Are the White House and State Department so incompetent that it takes more than four months to get their stories straight? It’s an outrage.
The mainstream media should be ashamed for not demanding immediate answers. They were more enthralled with getting to the bottom of Beyoncé’s National Anthem sideshow this week. Our Democratic process suffers greatly when the media in this country ceases being skeptical toward our elected officials at the highest levels of government. With regard to Benghazi, President Obama and Secretary Clinton have taken full advantage of the correspondents and news anchors in their pockets.
The Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives is the only public watchdog left in America at the moment, and Congressman Wolf should be commended for believing that the Benghazi attack and botched response from the Obama Administration rises to the level of deserving a select committee. If the U.S. House doesn’t demand answers, who will? The Harry Reid-controlled U.S. Senate? The Obama Administration itself? The mainstream media?
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