May 10, 2013

ABC News: Benghazi Talking Points Were Revised 12 Times, Scrubbed Of Terror Reference

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Surprisingly, Jonathan Karl at ABC News has gone against the Bronco Bama Administration's narrative on the Benghazi terror attack

When it became clear last fall that the CIA’s now discredited Benghazi talking points were flawed, the White House said repeatedly the documents were put together almost entirely by the intelligence community, but White House documents reviewed by Congress suggest a different story.

ABC News has obtained 12 different versions of the talking points that show they were extensively edited as they evolved from the drafts first written entirely by the CIA to the final version distributed to Congress and to U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice before she appeared on five talk shows the Sunday after that attack.

Related: Read the Full Benghazi Talking Point Revisions[PDF..**Note: Original 'talking points' contradict testimony this week before the House Oversight Committee that diplomats saw no sign of "demonstrations" or even "spontaneous" attacks...ed]

White House emails reviewed by ABC News suggest the edits were made with extensive input from the State Department. The edits 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.

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Speaking of going against Bama/Hillary narrative, NBC's Lisa Myers said this morning on TV that Democrats have been calling her to attempt to undermine the testimony of Benghazi whistleblower Gregory Hicks:

The Bronco Bama Administration"s campaign of deceit:

"What difference, at this point, does it make"?~Hillary Rodham Clinton

"The future doesn't belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam"~Barack Ohama

"Benghazi happened a long time ago"~Jay Carney

Related: From Stephen Hayes at the Weekly Standard: The Benghazi Scandal Grows

By Stable Hand at 09:17 AM | Comments |