***UPDATE: GOWDY RESPONDS*** Speaker Boehner has chosen Rep. Trey Gowdy to Chair Benghazi Select Committee

It’s official. Fox News has just reported that Rep. Trey Gowdy has been chosen to be the chairman of the Benghazi Select Committee.

Watch the full clip below as Catherine Herridge mentions it at the beginning and in more detail at the end of the clip:



Bret Baier also announced it on Twitter:

UPDATE: A Trey Gowdy Fun Fact:

UPDATE: Trey Gowdy responds to the news:

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