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E-Mails Show State Department Made 12 Revisions to Benghazi Talking Points, Deleted CIA Warning and References to al-Qaeda

Documents show the State Department changed the CIA’s assessment of the terrorist attack that killed four Americans last September, because of an official’s political concerns. The changes deleted reference to al-Qaeda and changed ‘attacks’ to ‘demonstrations.’

VIDEO: Benghazi Whistleblower Gregory Hicks Describes 'Saddest Phone Call' That Ambassador Stevens Died

Testifying in today’s House Oversight Committee hearing about last year’s terrorist attack on the consulate in Benghazi, former chief of mission at the U.S. embassy in Libya Gregory Hicks became emotional as he described receiving the news that Ambassador Chris Stevens had died: ”At about 3 a.m., I received a call from the prime minister of Libya. I think it’s the saddest phone call I’ve ever had in my life, and he […]

Benghazi Hearings Today: Whistleblowers to Testify

After excerpts from private testimony given by Gregory Hicks, deputy US chief of mission in Libya were released on Monday, Americans are anxiously awaiting the House Oversight Committee hearing scheduled to begin today at 11:30 a.m. ET. Following months of heated debate, many are hopeful that testimony from whistleblowers will either shed light on what really happened last September 11th in Libya or lay to rest accusations of official impropriety. […]

Countdown to Benghazi 'Whistle-Blower' Hearings

On Wednesday, House Republicans will examine testimonies from several so-called ‘Benghazi whistle-blowers’ during a congressional hearing aimed at shedding light on the infamously shady circumstances surrounding a September 11th, 2012 attack on the American embassy in Libya. Gregory Hicks, deputy US chief of mission in Libya and Number Two man to slain US Ambassador Christopher Stephens, leads a pack of witnesses set to deliver what some have dubbed ‘explosive testimony’ […]