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CBS News: “Multiple” new Benghazi whistleblowers step forward

posted at 8:25 pm on April 17, 2013 by

I can’t imagine why they might feel motivated to do so.  It couldn’t be the zero arrests, or total lack of accountability, could it?

CBS News has learned that multiple new whistleblowers are privately speaking to investigators with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee regarding the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya. The nature of the communications with the whistleblowers and their identities are not being made public at this time. But in response, the Oversight Committee yesterday sent letters to the three federal agencies involved: the CIA, the Defense Department and the State Department…Four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, were killed in the Benghazi attacks seven months ago. No arrests have been made.

This story still renders me blind with rage every time I think about it.  This latest bulletin comes, of course, from Sharyl Attkisson — who’s practically begging for another profane tirade from one or more White House officials.  Hasn’t she heard that the administration is through answering questions about this silly little matter?  An absolute disgrace.  I’m glad the House Oversight Committee hasn’t forgotten about it.

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After six months of cover-up and stonewalling some of the people who were there may be getting PO’d. Benghazigate?

They better watch out for those Chicago Way operatives in the WH. Hope they make sure their government pensions is safe and their taxes are in order, among other things. The Machine plays hardball with granite rocks.

farsighted on April 17, 2013 at 8:45 PM

You just know what is going to happen right? When Obama gets out of office suddenly all of this new information will come out about Benghazi.

NerwenAldarion on April 17, 2013 at 9:01 PM

As an American, I’m enraged by the corruption and incompetence this administration demonstrated in Benghazi. I can only imagine how the Benghazi survivors must feel.

Glad to see that some are coming forward now. Congress had better to everything necessary to ensure that these witnesses are protected to the utmost.

AZCoyote on April 17, 2013 at 9:01 PM

You just know what is going to happen right? When Obama gets out of office suddenly all of this new information will come out about Benghazi.

NerwenAldarion on April 17, 2013 at 9:01 PM

If only. They’ll be in full legacy building mode at that point just as they were busy covering up Clinton’s failures dealing with the growth of radical Islam during his post presidency. The left never stops.

Zetterson on April 17, 2013 at 9:11 PM

And the MSM will ignore it…

nazo311 on April 17, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Cripe
Now they come forward

cmsinaz on April 17, 2013 at 9:37 PM

We’ve had Benghazi and now the Boston Marathon terrorist attacks on Obama’s watch. I hate to beat a dead horse but wouldn’t the press be in Bush’s face constantly about his failures to protect Americans from terrorist attacks? Benghazi was on 911, for Pete’s sake. Obama gets to skate free because of their slavish tribal devotion with little to no interest in actual truth.

inmypajamas on April 17, 2013 at 9:40 PM

Benghazi just reeks of a coverup. Something tells me Obama tried something to help his reelection and it turned bad. Don’t know the details, but everything stinks to high heavens. Cut back on defense. 9/11. No help sent. Soldiers disobeying orders to save others. Situation lasted hours on end. Blaming it on youtube video. Strange arrest of youtube producer at midnight. Denying it was an act of terrorism. Denying there were requests for more protection. Email released showing the request. Witnesses being harassed. Obama going to bed not knowing if the ambassador was alive or dead. Next day skips intelligence meeting and goes golfing. Day after that, goes campaigning across the country.

MrX on April 17, 2013 at 9:58 PM

Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud hatch out.

neyney on April 17, 2013 at 9:58 PM

Where are teh 30 people rescued by the brave CIA heroes, who gave their lives so that others may live?

WHERE ARE THEY?

tom daschle concerned on April 17, 2013 at 10:00 PM

We’ve had Benghazi and now the Boston Marathon terrorist attacks on Obama’s watch. I hate to beat a dead horse but wouldn’t the press be in Bush’s face constantly about his failures to protect Americans from terrorist attacks? Benghazi was on 911, for Pete’s sake. Obama gets to skate free because of their slavish tribal devotion with little to no interest in actual truth.

inmypajamas on April 17, 2013 at 9:40 PM

All other things being equal, if Benghazi had occurred right before GWB’s re-election bid the MSM would have covered it wall-to-wall for the two months leading up to the election.

Kerry would have talked about it non-stop and the MSM would have not criticized him for it.

Romney barely mentioned it and was heavily criticized, including by a debate “moderator”.

MSM bias in favor of Comrade O and their deliberate efforts to shield him from criticism are so overwhelmingly obvious only a complete fool or an idiot could have trouble seeing them.

farsighted on April 17, 2013 at 10:06 PM

maybe this is it… the survivors are finally speaking out??

Benghazi just reeks of a coverup. Something tells me Obama tried something to help his reelection and it turned bad. Don’t know the details, but everything stinks to high heavens. Cut back on defense. 9/11. No help sent. Soldiers disobeying orders to save others. Situation lasted hours on end. Blaming it on youtube video. Strange arrest of youtube producer at midnight. Denying it was an act of terrorism. Denying there were requests for more protection. Email released showing the request. Witnesses being harassed. Obama going to bed not knowing if the ambassador was alive or dead. Next day skips intelligence meeting and goes golfing. Day after that, goes campaigning across the country.

MrX on April 17, 2013 at 9:58 PM

this covers it. amazing how most of america completely fell for obama and the msm’s “move along, nothing to see here” routine.

Sachiko on April 17, 2013 at 10:44 PM

I hope that whatever info the whistleblowers are giving up is enough for impeachment. And I don’t care that we’d end up with Biden completing Oblamo’s term.

SheVee on April 17, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Boehner’s “house” won’t do squat about it. Might offend Barky, dontcha know.

Sorry, but that’s how I feel. Same with F&F.

bofh on April 17, 2013 at 11:08 PM

You just know what is going to happen right? When Obama gets out of office suddenly all of this new information will come out about Benghazi.

NerwenAldarion on April 17, 2013 at 9:01 PM

Not a chance…Hillary is still salivating for a run in 2016. And since any revelation about Bhengazi will require a least ONE Cabinet-Level official to be brought up on charges of Gross Dereliction of Duty (or Worse)…no way is this crew gonna let ALL the dirty laundry air out.

I hope that whatever info the whistleblowers are giving up is enough for impeachment. And I don’t care that we’d end up with Biden completing Oblamo’s term.

SheVee on April 17, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Be care for what you wish for.

Biden would use a shotgun (loaded with Nukes)and blow a hole through South Korea to stop the North Koreans from marching on Seoul.

BlaxPac on April 18, 2013 at 12:07 AM

The Machine plays hardball with granite rocks.

farsighted on April 17, 2013 at 8:45 PM

You mean like the opening scene of Untouchables?

GWB on April 18, 2013 at 12:17 AM

OK, well, I guess that’s good news, but what are they saying?

I’m all for getting the old hag back, giving evidence on “what difference, at this point, does it make?”

virgo on April 18, 2013 at 12:46 AM

Hillary was right……. It won’t make a difference.

It won’t even make page 6.

FlaMurph on April 18, 2013 at 8:13 AM

Keeping the whistle-blowers alive is going to be problem.

If that problem is solved, the MSM won’t cover the story.

Hillary would proceed to get the sympathy vote even if she is exposed. Those oh-so-radical Tea Party Republicans picked on her, don’t you know.

Cripes, even NYC loves the idea of A. Weiner for Mayor.

I hold no hope that any of this matters anymore.

Carnac on April 18, 2013 at 9:12 AM

The question is, how to get both Obama and Biden impeached and convicted, leaving Boehner in the White House. Not my first choice by any stretch, but less liberal than Frick and Frack.

Had the media done their Constitutionally protected jobs before the election we might have had a slightly different outcome.

Benghazi – Five months later the degree of the media’s dereliction of duty becomes clear…

imperfectamerica on April 18, 2013 at 9:27 AM

Who are the whistle blowers who will step forward about Boston?

rhombus on April 18, 2013 at 10:17 AM

MSM wants to cover Benghazi as much as they want to cover Gosnell.

#embargo

ted c on April 18, 2013 at 10:23 AM

It’s fair to say that Obama is complicit in the death of these Americans. No protection, no proper response to the initial attacks, and campaigning and golf in the aftermath.
The murders of the Americans bothers him not al all. A murderer by proxy?

arand on April 18, 2013 at 10:33 AM

Benghazi just reeks of a coverup. Something tells me Obama tried something to help his reelection and it turned bad. Don’t know the details, but everything stinks to high heavens. …
MrX on April 17, 2013 at 9:58 PM

Many of us speculated at the time it was a botched attempt to broker the release of hostages (orders to stand down with 30 operatives still there? why?) via a prisoner swap for the Blind Sheik. Recall there was much agitating for his release as the Arab Spring blossomed, especially starting in the summer of 2012. The tension would suck the air out of the campaign and then releasing that tension a week before the election would allow Obama to bask in the glow.

Many of us still hold that notion.

DanMan on April 18, 2013 at 6:08 PM

We’ve had Benghazi and now the Boston Marathon terrorist attacks on Obama’s watch.

Let’s not forget Fort Hood. That was not a workplace violence incident – it was domestic/jihadist terrorism plain and simple despite what Obama wants it to be called.

in_awe on April 18, 2013 at 7:43 PM