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Stevens' Sister Blames Congress for Benghazi

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Of course, everyone not totally brainwashed by Rush and Sean knows exactly who is really to blame for the four dead Americans. Republicans. So, it's no surprise that Stevens' sister is on this.

Amb. Stevens' sister: Don't blame Clinton for Benghazi - CNNPolitics.com

...what was the underlying cause? Perhaps if Congress had provided a budget to increase security for all missions around the world, then some of the requests for more security in Libya would have been granted. Certainly the State Department is underbudgeted," she added. "I would love to hear they are drastically increasing the budget."
 

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Of course, everyone not totally brainwashed by Rush and Sean knows exactly who is really to blame for the four dead Americans. Republicans. So, it's no surprise that Stevens' sister is on this.

Amb. Stevens' sister: Don't blame Clinton for Benghazi - CNNPolitics.com


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CNN Fact Check: What about the security in Benghazi? - CNNPolitics.com

Statements:

Biden: "We weren't told they wanted more security. We did not know they wanted more security."

Ryan: "There were requests for extra security. Those requests were not honored."​


On Wednesday, the State Department's former point man on security in Libya told the House Oversight Committee that he asked for additional security help for the Benghazi facility months before the attack, but was denied.

Various communications dating back a year asked for three to five diplomatic security agents, according to testimony at Wednesday's hearing. But Eric Nordstrom, the one-time regional security officer, said he verbally asked for 12 agents.

Conclusion: It's unclear how high Nordstrom's request got in the administration, but he says he did ask the State Department's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs for more security help at the Benghazi post​

Regarding Funding:

Conclusion: The GOP-led House did initially approve about $330 million less than what the administration requested, but in the final bill, passed with bipartisan support after adjustments by the Senate, put the amount a little closer to the administration's target.​
 

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