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Peter King calls for Susan Rice’s resignation

Posted By admin On September 29, 2012 @ 2:28 am In World News | Comments Disabled

BOBBY CERVANTES
Politico [1]
Sept 29, 2012

Rep. Peter King called for the resignation Friday of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice for initially saying that the deadly Sept. 11 assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was spontaneous.

“I believe that this was such a failure of foreign policy messag[ing] and leadership, such a misstatement of facts as was known at the time … for her to go on all of those shows and in effect be our spokesman for the world and be misinforming the American people and our allies and countries around the world, to me, somebody has to pay the price for this,” the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee told [2]CNN [2].

In a Friday [3]statement [3], Director of Public Affairs for National Intelligence Shawn Turner sought to explain the change that eventually lead President Barack Obama to say the attacks were terrorism and “not a mob action.” [4]

“In the immediate aftermath, there was information that led us to assess that the attack began spontaneously following protests earlier that day at our embassy in Cairo. We provided that initial assessment to executive branch officials and members of Congress, who used that information to discuss the attack publicly and provide updates as they became available. Throughout our investigation we continued to emphasize that information gathered was preliminary and evolving,” Turner said.

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[1] Politico: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0912/81808.html

[2] told : http://situationroom.blogs.cnn.com/2012/09/28/rep-king-u-s-amb-to-u-n-should-resign/?hpt=sr_mid

[3] Friday : http://www.politico.com/politico44/2012/09/intelligence-community-explains-false-benghazi-information-136967.html

[4] “not a mob action.”: http://www.politico.com/politico44/2012/09/obama-libya-attack-not-a-mob-action-136547.html

[5] Congressman Peter King Calls For Prosecution Of Journalist Who Broke NSA Snooping Story: http://www.prisonplanet.com/congressman-peter-king-calls-for-prosecution-of-journalist-who-broke-nsa-snooping-story.html

[6] Benghazi whistleblower: ‘I’ve been demoted’ for challenging Susan Rice’s claims: http://www.prisonplanet.com/benghazi-whistleblower-%e2%80%98i%e2%80%99ve-been-demoted%e2%80%99-for-challenging-susan-rice%e2%80%99s-claims.html

[7] Susan Rice: Obama Administration Has Not Ruled Out Military Support for Libyan Rebels: http://www.prisonplanet.com/susan-rice-obama-administration-has-not-ruled-out-military-support-for-libyan-rebels.html

[8] Intelligence office says it got Libya attack wrong, not White House: http://www.prisonplanet.com/intelligence-office-says-it-got-libya-attack-wrong-not-white-house.html

[9] Congressman calls for immediate resignation of TSA head, calls agency ‘bloated, broken bureaucracy’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/congressman-calls-for-immediate-resignation-of-tsa-head-calls-agency-bloated-broken-bureaucracy.html

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