Issa subpoenas State Dept. for emails and documents on Benghazi talking points

I remember when Kerry promised to be cooperative with Congress on Benghazi. My guess is that cooperation stops right here (if it ever began in the first place):

NRO – House Oversight Committee chairman Darrell Issa today issued a subpoena to secretary of state John Kerry, requesting that he turn over all documents and communications relating to the Benghazi talking points.

In a letter to Kerry, Issa said that the e-mails released by the White House in mid May did not indicate who at Foggy Botton aside from former State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland had expressed reservations about various aspects of the original talking points written by the intelligence community, “including language that made clear the State Department that had received prior warnings of threats in the region and was aware of previous attacks on foreign interests in eastern Libya, and that extremists linked to al Qa’ida may have participated in the attacks.”


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  • The Sentinel

    Kerry was hired for simply this purpose… to block any further investigation into the Benghazi treachery.
    Kerry is the perfect stooge for this. Hillary should be dragged back into this… she seems guilty as sin.

    • NYGino

      The Sentinel    I don’t get it.  Just because Shillary is no longer Sec. of State that means she can’t be called to testify for her actions while in that position?  This also confused me when Gen. Patreus no longer held his position.  It was then inferred that he couldn’t testify.  What am I missing or am I reading this incorrectly?

      • Rshill7

        NYGino The Sentinel   I think Congress can subpoena anyone they want to. You might not be missing anything…other than honest leadership, virtuous representation, and adherence to our blessed Constitution. 
        Other than that, you’ve got a good head on your shoulders, and a neck that smoothly turns the head. Your wife probably turns your head too. 

        • NYGino

          Rshill7  Yes she does.  Always has, always will.  I’m a very lucky man.

      • The Sentinel

        NYGino The Sentinel  
        Rshill7 is right.

    • Orangeone

      The Sentinel Subpoena the b**ch and put her arse under oath, lead her off in handcuffs

      • The Sentinel

        Orangeone The Sentinel  

  • airbornebadknees

    This part of the investigation is political and should get
    dragged into the light of day. But the
    failure to protect and the failure to send help should be criminal. It should eliminate
    Hillary Rotten from 2016.

  • Longiron

    Hope he follows up on this but ISSA talks a good game but when it comes time for action he folds like typical RINO, GOPer. Hope I am wrong but he just let fast and furious go by the wayside ????????

    • Orangeone

      Longiron And the contempt action.

      • Orangeone Longiron As I have said elsewhere I see nothing being done about Benghazi.  Americans died in Fast & Furious and directly by the hands of Holder & company and so far I see them still walking free..  Do these cowards fear the destruction of the republican party over this??  Hell it is already destroyed so Issa and his cohorts might as well fight for what is Right.

  • Orangeone

    Why is this limited to the talking points? Why isn’t Issa asking for all documents related to Benghazi period?

    • WordsFailMe

      Orangeone I agree. I don’t see this as particularly remarkable. Why doesn’t Issa delegate some authority to Gowdy? That is a shark.

      • Orangeone

        WordsFailMe Orangeone All Committee members should turn their time over to Gowdy and Chaffetz. Those 2 will take any “witness” down to their knees.

  • I’ll bet Lurch is stuttering on this one.   But in the end nothing will happen to anyone connected to Benghazi.  The republicans have no balls.

    • NYGino

      MadJack The internet is not going to let this one go my friend.  There will be payback.

    • Rshill7

      MadJack  Then what the heck is that round thing some of them are balancing on their nose?

      • Rshill7 MadJack LMAO!  Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha.  Best laugh I have had today.
        @NYGino, the internet may not let it die but 
        someone must step up to the plate and prosecute these thugs.  Now who will that someone be unfortunately remains to be seen.

  • WordsFailMe

    Pat Condell has a few words for the “peaceful” muslim, the muslim whose children attend you schools, the muslim who shops in you malls, enjoys the nationals parks your money and your blood preserved while a jackass finished off the last blade of grass in babboon Hell.
    Do not doze. The yellow, lying coward, silent, obedient, reverent muslim on your block is the root of the horror and the terror and the racism. The blood of innocent on his hands is as bright as the as the gleem of the Lexus in his garage.  And, when the local Obamanite police departments finish routing you from your home, that peaceful barefooted muslim, wearing a bedsheet, will be rummaging through the ruins of our nation like a babboon picking fleas.

  • vorlath

    Kerry is SOS? I thought that was a joke. What’s the world coming to?

  • davienne

    in my crystal ball I see .. EXECUTIVE PRIVALEGE … in the future

  • tinlizzieowner

    ‘Hanoi John’ Kerry is a disgusting piece of krap. Remember, this is the guy who threw somebody elses Viet Nam war medals over the White House fence during his anti-war days with ‘Hanoi Jane’ Fonda, so he would be sure to still have his (phony) medals to play ‘war hero’, later in his opportunistic political career. With any luck, I’ll live long enough to urinate on his grave.
    We Viet Nam Vets ain’t ‘Fonda’ Hanoi John’. 😉

  • Nothing motivates people more than a subpoena. I just hope Issa is able to bring the people in our government responsible for this mess to justice. We’ll see. Hillary and Obama have A LOT to atone for. I get this terrible feeling that the men in Benghazi were abandoned for political purposes, even though we had military resources available to save at least the two Navy SEALS that died at the end of the attack. This sort of betrayal will not sit well with either the military OR the CIA. In the final analysis, I think it will be leaks from either the CIA or the military that bring down Obama and Hillary.