Report: The CIA Edited Susan Rice's Talking Points On Benghazi Attack

From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 4 2012, 11:50:40

A new report in the Wall Street Journal makes clear that it was the CIA, not the White House, who ultimately removed references to al Qaeda from a controversial set of talking points on the Sept. 11 attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Congressional Republicans and conservative commentators alike have spent weeks [...]

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