US Intelligence knew THREE hours before Benghazi attack that terrorist group was gathering weapons

Not only did Ambassador Stevens warn the State Dept. that one of the consulate ‘police guards’ was photographing the consulate compound, but US intelligence has confirmed to Fox News that they were aware of a Libyan militia “gathering weapons and gathering steam” THREE HOURS before the actual attack.

Watch the full report below (h/t: Hotair):

Further, two State Department cables show that Steven’s team warned Washington that at 6:43 AM in the morning they had concerns that members of the Libyan police sent to guard them were photographing the compound:

“This person was photographing the inside of the US special mission and furthermore this person was part of the police unit sent to protect the mission.”

US intelligence officials confirm to FOX that in fact there were reports from the ground in Benghazi three hours before the attack on the consulate, that a Libyan militia was gathering weapons and gathering steam.

That was three hours before the consulate was attacked at 9:47 PM on September 11th.

Also, something to note is that Griffin said that the team that came from Tripoli was delayed at the Benghazi airport for almost three hours. This would explain why they didn’t show up at the Annex until the other major assault was likely in progress.

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  • Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.

    The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture except during the life of the person attainted.

    Speaker Boehner, the American people are waiting.

    Psalm 37 for the second time today.

    • Dukehoopsfan

      Don’t hold your breath ABC. Sadly boehner is a “go along to get along” establishment rino golfing pal of “the won” who checked his backbone at the door a long time ago.

    • colliemum

      Thanks – a very necessary reading, because I’m beside myself.

      I think I’m going to play with the housewolf – that’ll calm me down …

      • I’m beside myself too, and I’m not even American. I can scarcely believe what I’ve been seeing on Scoop the last few weeks. I think this and the rules of engagement have quite possibly appalled me as much as anything else over the last four years, because when you fight for your country, you can most definitely expect your country to fight for you.

    • Orangeone

      I tweet Boehner every day asking when the Articles of Impeachment will be issued. Crickets in response.

    • OLLPOH

      Yes very, very true, however Speaker Boehner is really needing a Republican Senate, as we have been screaming this very issue 2-3 times a week.

      Our Congressman, Lynn Westmoreland office has told us repeatedly, that should Obama be reelected and they do get the Senate back, then he will be Impeached! And we will Not Let Up or Retreat!

      If we do Not get the Senate back, Harry Reid-Senate Majority Ldr. stated today that under no circumstance will he work with Mitt Romney. These people are hard core Communist and we do Not mean Socialists!

      • I agree, yet I was calling for impeachment over 2 years ago, and eventhough dingy is in charge of the Senate, there is nothing wrong with Boehner calling for proceedings… it would have shown some spine and make dingy look like the commie he is. I’m beyond impeachment, and want Treason, which Congress has the power to do.

  • Obama lied, people died

    • famouswolf

      For real, unlike the crap the lefties STILL chant about President Bush.

      For the sake of this countries soul, justice MUST be served for one of the worst acts of TREASON in our history! Not just once, but treachery after treachery.

  • TitaniumEagle

    Alright, this really should be the pivotal moment of the election. Instead, the MSM will continue to ignore it. How much more concrete evidence does CNN & co. need before they take their collectives heads out of the sand? I’m calling my congressman and advocating for impeachment even if Romney wins the election.

    • stage9

      It’s high time we just accept the fact that “CNN & Co.” are utterly useless and in fact COMPLICIT in the evils of this president.

      These criminals are the American equivalent to the former Soviet Union’s state run news – Pravda.

  • colliemum

    “US intelligence officials confirm to FOX that in fact there were reports from the ground in Benghazi three hours before the attack on the consulate, that a Libyan militia was gathering weapons and gathering steam.

    That was three hours before the consulate was attacked at 9:47 PM on September 11th.”

    Bl**dy h*ll!

    I’m speechless – with rage.
    How dare they then go on for days and weeks and peddle the lie about that video!

    I want to throw my shoes at Obama – as muslim he knows what that means.

  • WinMissouri

    Jennifer said Fox News was not invited to the CIA briefing. Shut out again?

    • colliemum

      Disgusting, isn’t it!

      Didn’t work – Jennifer griffin got the info anyway.

    • stage9

      You didn’t actually BELIEVE Vladimir when he said he was “going to get to the bottom of all this” did you?

      Jennifer Griffin IS getting to the bottom of it and there is no bottom! Vladimir can’t allow that.

  • Susitna

    I don’t understand how very smart people are still saying that Obama’s policies have failed. He has successfully destroyed the economy, sabotaged at a great scale the domestic energy production (oil, coal), taken over the banks, education, health care, the judicial system and the car industry like the best communist dictator and on top of that he has openly attacked Christianity and supported Islam and Atheism at the same time. And because the economy is in bad shape, he has downsized the Armed Forces, the NASA development and is heading for a sequestration, which will make the global presence of the U.S. even weaker. And a weak U.S. is watching now the turmoil in the Middle East orchestrated and supported by the Obama Regime. Last but not least the triple A is gone and the value of the USD gets lower and lower. If we consider and understand that Obama is a Sunni Muslim with affiliation to the Wahhabis in Saudi Arabia we cannot say that he has failed his cause which is the organization of the third “Islamization Wave” over the Western Civilization which concludes with the proclamation of the new Caliphate. No one is blinder than the one who doesn’t want to see……

  • aPLWBinAK

    ……”against all enemies, foreign and DOMESTIC”……many of us Conservatives have been calling Obama an enemy of the Constitution and the U.S. since 2008, WHAT does it take for mainstream America to wake up and see it for themselves??

  • TJinNJ

    They were delayed because Obamaladen relied on Terrorists for support. These idiots are trying to split hairs when it comes to what Islamists are allies vs enemies. Answer is NONE as evidenced by the Feb 17 terrorist guards in charge of the embassy security that bolted once the call came down from AQ headquarters. We’ve been played as well as infiltrated. Both sides of that pseudo Islamic fence want us dead. We’ve spent a better part of 11 years “nation” building and we’re worse off now than before. It’s time to get binary, 0 or 1, us or them, it’s that simple. First get the Commies and Islamists out of this country before their comrades/jihadis hit our beaches.

  • I think the media (not Fox) should face the equivalent of impeachment.

    • stage9

      Boycott their advertisers. Problem solved.

  • sjmom

    What more proof is needed? The Obama administration knew prior to the attack the jihadists were “gathering weapons and gathering steam”. What we have heard in the last few days is so incriminationg the only thing left are treason trials.

  • Army_Pilot1967

    No justice………No peace!!!!!!

  • Orangeone

    I’m a little O/T here but didn’t see an open thread, apologies if there is one.

    This video was posted by a Ft. Hood survivor’s wife. It’s 45-minutes and is from Fox News, extremely moving and worth the watch.!watch/377530

  • Susitna

    I would like to know how many times has Abdel Hakim Al-Khowailidi Belhaj (the new monster in Tripoli) visited the White House.


    …BENGHAZI , LIBYA , 09/11/12 , 4 , American PATRIOTS killed and abused is the DEATH NAIL of the re election of President Barack Hussein Obama and his minions of his REGIME .”

    VOTE 4 : Romney / Ryan 2012 .

  • AnalyticalAnne

    Link to fox video is gone… 🙁

  • Our first affirmative action President will get away with the many crimes happening over the last 4 years too! Why? Because no one wants to be called ‘Racist!’ I loathe Obama, his deranged administration, the national Obama loving media and HollyWood! My blood boils because of what these Anti-American bastards are doing to our Counrty! Its time to change this! Romney Ryan this Tuesday! Don’t forget to verify your vote before walking away from the machine! God bless Conservatives the rest are going to hell!


    We have to fire this idiot and his lemmings on November 6, 2012, as this is just another precursor to how UnSafe we All are…Ft. Hood-Disgruntled Employee, Fast and Furious-George Bush’s operation….

    Obama and Company Lies and Americans Die!

    And there is alot he said today when he stated this…
    The Best Revenge Is To Vote Against Romney. Why the Use Of The Word Revenge?

    We Believe He Has Extreme Hate For White Successful People That Have Worked There Arses Off and His Ego Can’t Handle That He Amounts To Not A Success…He Sees Himself as a Victim!

  • stage9

    Forget THREE HOURS BEFORE! They knew back in AUGUST when Stevens began to voice his concerns!

  • CalCoolidge

    So, where is the part where they attribute this to the video.


    we are so …… ld)(&(*%@@$potrcmsoinere MAD!

  • denbren52

    I’m still waiting for that one little shred of evidence that suggested that there was a protest concerning a film about Islam.

  • The team at the airport was too little, too late. There still was no air support which could have been there two hours after the attack began. Even if the planes were never used, they could have been there if needed and then flown back to base. But only a handful of poorly-armed men were sent from Tripoli, not nearly enough to deal with all of the heavy weapons being used against the CIA annex.

  • hbnolikeee

    There is only one question to ask the administration. No big long paragraph, just ask a simple question.

    If you knew three hours before the attack that it was terrorists why did you and your administration spend the next 2 weeks claiming that it was due to a video?


    They knew way before this that things were getting dangerous. It wasn’t hours, but days, when they should have sent some kind of protection.

  • wolfveryne

    Where is the Elite Republican Party and Mitt Romney on “Benghazi” ?
    Why ,, are they NOT ,, fighting for the “TRUTH” from 44 ,, before the Election ?
    Just another Washington Politician ,, or what ?

  • Yet Valerie Jarrett still has 24/7 secret service protection and on the day that the US was denying $ to Benghazi it gave $108K to the US embassy in Vienna for a Chevy Volt charging station ! Obama’s priorities!