Ongoing Controversy Over The Deadly Attack In Benghazi

Ongoing Controversy Over The Deadly Attack In Benghazi

Republicans call for further investigation into the deadly Benghazi attack: Questions about the administration’s response and what’s behind the ongoing controversy.

On Sept. 11, 2012, the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, was attacked. Four Americans died, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens. In the days and months following the deadly attack, the Obama administration has been criticized by Republicans for its handling of the tragedy. U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice withdrew her name from consideration for Secretary of State, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified before Congress. But Republicans have continued to press the issue, saying the White House misled the American people. The administration denies any wrongdoing. Diane and guests discuss the ongoing controversy over the Benghazi tragedy.


Clifford May

president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

Peter Baker

reporter for The New York Times.

Eleanor Clift

contributing editor for Newsweek/The Daily Beast and author of "Selecting a President" with Matthew Spieler.

Thomas Pickering

former U.S. Ambassador and former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs. Pickering is now Senior Vice President of International Relations at The Boeing Company.

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