“Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.” ~George Washington
Up until now we’ve had crickets from most of the mainstream media on Benghazi. Suddenly now, since May 8, the day of the hearings, the internet and television media has been all in a furor trying to get their headlines out.
ABC blog online reported about the edits which involved deleting references to al Qaeda and the CIA’s warnings came after a White House meeting on the Saturday before Ambassador Susan Rice appeared on five Sunday shows.
CBS News reported on the “flurry of approximately 100 interagency government emails” between Sept. 14 and Sept. 15 regarding the talking points, which were released to members of Congress. The email list included officials from the White House, State Department, CIA, FBI and others reviewing the talking points.
USA Today reports included a quote by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah where he stated that the information “goes right to the heart of what the White House continues to deny… For eight months they denied there’s any manipulation, but this continues to shed light on something that was never true.”
Each story gives summaries of White House and State Department emails which show that the State Department had extensive input into the editing of the talking points which included requests from the State Department that references to the Al Qaeda-affiliated group Ansar al-Sharia be deleted as well references to CIA warnings about terrorist threats in Benghazi in the months preceding the attack. These e-mails show that for the month after the terrorist attack on the compound, Obama, Clinton, Rice and others from the Obama administration were blaming a movie.
Read the entire article at Politichicks.