Obama dodges tough questions on Libya, refuses to answer if security requests were denied during attack

When asked direct and tough questions on the Benghazi attack and whether they were denied more security during the attack, Obama acts as though he wasn’t there and has no clue what happened. I mean, he is the president right? Well, not for long.



Watch:

KYLE CLARK: Were the Americans under attack at the consulate in Benghazi Libya denied requests for help during that attack? And is it fair to tell Americans that what happened is under investigation and we’ll all find out after the election?

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, the election has nothing to do with four brave Americans getting killed and us wanting to find out exactly what happened. These are folks who served under me who I had sent to some very dangerous places. Nobody wants to find out more what happened than I do. But we want to make sure we get it right, particularly because I have made a commitment to the families impacted as well as to the American people, we’re going to bring those folks to justice. So, we’re going to gather all the facts, find out exactly what happened, and make sure that it doesn’t happen again but we’re also going to make sure that we bring to justice those who carried out these attacks.

KYLE CLARK: Were they denied requests for help during the attack?

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, we are finding out exactly what happened. I can tell you, as I’ve said over the last couple of months since this happened, the minute I found out what was happening, I gave three very clear directives. Number one, make sure that we are securing our personnel and doing whatever we need to. Number two, we’re going to investigate exactly what happened so that it doesn’t happen again. Number three, find out who did this so we can bring them to justice. And I guarantee you that everyone in the state department, our military, the CIA, you name it, had number one priority making sure that people were safe. These were our folks and we’re going to find out exactly what happened, but what we’re also going to do it make sure that we are identifying those who carried out these terrible attacks.

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gail s
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gail s

Can we start a petition to make Obama mouth the words we want and deserve to hear about Libya before November 6th?
We know the answers, we heard it, we saw it and our President says it’s still under investigation?
WE DENIED THEM HELP BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THEY WERE SLAIN!
Now admit it!

gail s
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gail s

Can we start a petition to answers before November 6th? Tell me how, and I will start it!

Yvette47
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Yvette47

Too bad Bryan Williams isn’t as half as professional or as good as this local reporter and/or anchor – I give him a lot of credit for trying his best to pin him down.

I think I figured it out, watching this. The reason Rosemary’s Baby drones on & on & on and stammers speaks so slowly is to “run out the clock” & avoid answering any direct questions he is afraid to answer.

warpmine
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warpmine

What’s the difference? I mean if Obama himself carried out those attacks in person, he would answer the exact same way word for word.
Reporter: It was reported that you personally led the attacks against the compound, any comment?

President: We are going to find out who was responsible for those attacks but we want to get it right the first time……..etc

westernhunter
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westernhunter

Okay something is fishy here, help me out………….

Where is Gen Ham, read blog someone said he was relieved command for not wanting to stand down.

There was a news report 09/19/12 that Gen David Rodriguez was chosen to take charge of Military’s Africa Command Center from Gen Carter Ham. (notice the date)

The recent statement Panetta made said he, General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, and General Carter Ham, head of the U.S. military’s Africa Command, felt they couldn’t “put forces at risk in that situation”.

sDee
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sDee

I no nothing about Ham but soldiers must follow orders.

General Dempsey is a pathetic, far left, politically correct, islamist apologist. He is an embarrassment to the courageous men and women who fight and die for our country.

Dempsey and Panetta are a disgrace to the nation and would be fragged if left alone on the battlefield for one night.

NJK
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NJK

Syria: Islamist Rebels Parade Decapitated Head Of Regime Soldier…

Warning: Very gruesome.
http://weaselzippers.us/2012/10/26/syria-islamist-rebels-parade-decapitated-head-of-regime-soldier/

sDee
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sDee

These are the people who President Hussein Obama and Stevens were running weapons to.

We have to ask what we are replacing Assad with. There are only two steady states in a muslim country. 1) Brutal dictatorship to suppress sharia law. or 2) Brutal sharia law.

Every things else is an exclusionary transition between the two.

Let’s pray President Romney understands this.

codenametimna
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codenametimna

Acting CIA Director David Petraeus said (through a spokesperson) the CIA didn’t tell anyone to stand down. But Fox News sources said the CIA actually did tell personnel to stand down and NOT to provide any help to those in harms way. So which is it? The sourced information was rock solid (as good as it gets) according to Fox News Jennifer Griffin. If the sources were correct and the CIA did tell personnel to “stand down”, then who told the CIA to give that directive? Who is Commander in Chief? Why none other than Barack Hussein Obama! Barack Obama was the one who ordered everyone to “stand down” and the CIA was given that order by Obama himself. And David Petraeus, as a dutiful former soldier, apparently obeyed Obama’s horrendous decision NOT to provide any help during the attack on the consulate in Libya. Yet the CIA is claiming… Read more »

westernhunter
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westernhunter

The Fox report was “CIA chain of command” denied. What is the “chain of Command”, would the top command be POTUS, I don’t know is everyone playing word games?

NJK
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NJK

In “Audacity of Hope” he writes: “I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.” The quote comes from page 261 of the paperback edition of “The Audacity of Hope.

This is why he didn’t act. He’s a Muslim Brotherhood stooge.

jrt1031
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jrt1031

He would be turned down for a job because of his history and dealings with the secret service and yet America elected him as their president. Shame on you…….those that voted for this lying lier.

NJK
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NJK

Stealth Jihadist. Muslim Brotherhood stooge.

NJK
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NJK

Criminal, Jim Jones Hussain Obama.

jrt1031
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jrt1031

I dont know why the media keeps on asking him for the truth. He will never tell the truth. He is like a radical that will stop at nothing to save his plan of destruction.

jrt1031
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jrt1031

The lib media doesnt care about America they only care about and will stop at nothing illegal to get Obama re-elected. This is our last chance to save America from Obama and his distruction. He can boldface lie and his followers will accept what ever he says.

jrt1031
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jrt1031

How about the 400,000 military ballots that went up in flames in a aircract carrier. Obama can get what ever he wants and he will and has in place actions to win the election illegally. Look at countrys where their leaders are never taken out of office and yet the people allow this injustice to happen. Obama truly believes and so do his followers that he should remain in power indefinately. We are done as a people. Humanity is destroyed because Obama has been allowed to lead a country…..Say goodbye to America. Its been hijacked

jrt1031
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jrt1031

He contridicts himself by saying we are going to get all the facts before releasing information to the ” folks”- his favorite word… and yet he was the first to pitch his youtube video that was shot down and exposed for the lie that it was!

jrt1031
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jrt1031

Why doesnt the media ask him about his youtube video that he blamed for attaches. I think all those media tapes that they might have where he mentioned lightly terror attacks were either taped after the fact unfolded and made to seem as if he covered his terror alert. He is a smooth talker and we can see how well he can tell a lie.

sDee
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sDee

“”the cold hard truth of the president’s decision not to try and rescue ambassador stevens from death at the hands of terrorists stealing weapons destined for syria, stored at the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi, and to be shipped to the syrian opposition to the dictator assad, was that it would have revealed a scheme on his part to violate international law. does anyone on this earth have sufficient memory to recall colonel oliver north, usmc. in 1986, during the regime administration, it came to the attention the u.s. congress that colonel north was diverting weapons to certain (unsavory, no doubt) elements in the nation of iran, to attempt the rescue of american hostages held there. “arms for hostages,” as it was called. this was in violation of an arms embargo to iran. congress convened a major investigation, resulting in the issuance of 14 indictments and trials, resulting in 11… Read more »

NCHokie02
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NCHokie02

Everyone didn’t have those directives in mind Mr President. You had a CIF in Sigonella that is used for exactly these types of things. You had Specter Gunships in Italy or Turkey. All of these elements were able to respond within 2-hr’s from the approval to launch. The gunfight lasted 7 hrs!!! You DID NOT do what you could to protect our people!! How the left doesn’t care about this is unreal. Whomever denied action on the DOD’s part should be fired at the least. Panetta talks about not sending people into harms way w/o knowing whats going on….Mr Secretary your an idiot! You had CIA on the ground with communications painting a picture of what was going on. You had Predator drones overhead showing a live feed. HOW MUCH MORE INFORMATION DO YOU WANT BEFORE YOU ACT?!?!?! YOU DON’T GET BETTER INFORMATION THAN THAT!!! You should be fired!! This… Read more »

GreenBeretWay
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GreenBeretWay

I agree with your sentiments regarding this disaster 100%
I couldn’t have said it better.
Complete and utter failure.
Everyone was ready to roll and the Bastards slashed the tires.
This INCOMPETENCE is unacceptable.

NYGino
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NYGino

Says a lot of words, doesn’t say anything and never comes close to answering the questions.

TruthSociety
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TruthSociety

Obama’s quote : “the minute I found out what was happening, I gave three very clear directives”. Tells me that this was present tense and in real time. So why do we need an investigation to tell Americans what Obama (1st person) knew and when?

p m
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p m

Dead Americans: ‘folks’
Terrorist murderers: ‘folks’
WTF??

Rich Wojcik
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Rich Wojcik

nothing is more important than his reelection, fundraisers, comedy shows, TV appearances.
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

N O T H I N G and N O B O D Y or any D E A D B O D Y (ies)

colliemum
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colliemum

Liar in Chief – he doesn’t even remember how long ago the Ambassador, his IT officer and the two heroic SEALs were killed.

Liar in Chief – does he really think we buy his meme of ‘we need to learn more’ when we know more of what happened in Benghazi than he’s willing to admit?

Now we know why he voted early, and why his campaign and Moochelle told people to vote early: Bathhouse Barry knows that these will be the last votes he’s going to get.
The storm is only starting to blow him away.

Poop Me Not
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Poop Me Not
ILUVUSA2
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ILUVUSA2

The Choom Effect has taken hold.

HopeHeFails
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HopeHeFails

Black Hawk Down – 20 deaths, 80 wounded, 1 failed President.

Benghazi – 4 dead, 1 failed President, Media held hostage.

ILUVUSA2
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ILUVUSA2

Number 1. Go to the polls.
Number 2. Sign in and go to the booth.
Number 3. Vote this Avoider-in-Chief out and making your vote count by:
Number 4. Voting for Romney and Ryan.
Nubmer 5. Say good-bye to the Impostor-in-Chief!

nuffsaid
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nuffsaid

Rumors, rumors rumors…Where do they comne from?

Now the lib’s are saying that Romney, if elected , is going to require all federal employees and Appointees and all members of the military, rank of Captain or higher, who got into college under Affirmative Actionwear a scarlet, letter “A” on their chests.

Please help to stop the spread of these virulent rumors where ever you like them.

K-Bob
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K-Bob

Oh, that is patently ridiculous and totally unworkable. Honestly, who could ever think up something like that?

Obviously it’s going to require a branding iron to the forehead.

Also obvious: sans-serif font.

But it won’t hurt a bit: we’ll use leather gloves.

colliemum
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colliemum

These ‘rumours’, made in Axelrod’s factory, are like the thrashings of the tail of a dying crocodile: still dangerously enough to kill.

The best weapon against them is ridicule.
Ask the lefties if they took lessons in sharia law, which demands that dhimmis and kuffars wear signs on their clothing to show that they’re infidels …

Sentinel
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Sentinel

Bob and weave scumbag… duck and shuffle. What a lying POS.

Answer the question you coward.

tshtsh
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tshtsh

b.o. could set an obama zombie’s mother on fire and they would still vote for him.

rondo smith
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rondo smith

Imagine if the Republicans acted like this.

hongryhawg
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hongryhawg

Look in his ear. Notice his hesitations when he is asked a question and the uhhhs and hmmms during. This f’er is getting instructions.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

I predict he will do a drone stike Nov 5th

toongoon
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toongoon

….on voting stations in red states

Orangeone
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Orangeone

No need, those electroic votes are programmed to switch from Romney to him.  See story on NC

Patriot Ben
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Patriot Ben

You could see the disdain in his eyes as this reporter asked him some tough questions that he fumbles to answer. The hatred in this POS’s eyes speaks volumes!

Johann Streit
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Johann Streit

Nothing but a bad understudy of that Blabbermouth Schultz.

Jasmine Clark
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Jasmine Clark

i just want to take a moment to thank this reporter… he tried to get answers out of obama. obama dodged of course but it was refreshing to see a reporter directly question him. notice that he had to repeat the question! ugh.

sDee
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sDee

Ulsterman Report has post from Insider: “”Got word an all-call went out at the WH A.M. today. That means they are doing what’s called “huddling”. Has to be related to the Benghazi news now hitting. Have good source in Chicago saying their office is acting very odd today as well. Can’t say if this will break out all the way now, but we are getting very close to an all out WH red alert scenario. Not there yet but very close. Significant activity from Ruemmler’s office over the last 24. In this situation there will likely be 1 of 2 responses from WH. -Highly controlled briefing response. Attempt explanation, then hope story gets buried over weekend and race to election day. -Announced resignation of someone inside administration. President apologizes for mistakes by some in his administration. That deal could be under negotiation at this very moment. Second scenario not as… Read more »

patriot077
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patriot077

Well, we know we can do our part to keep this story out in the open, but I’m sure looking forward to someone having the guts to come forward and fess up before Zero gets us in another war in the ME as his parting gift.

Sure hope Romney’s advisors understand the real purpose of the Benghazi weapons smuggling operation.

sDee
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sDee

If the protocol is as we heard today, that a 4-star commences the response operation unless a stand-down order is issued, it seems that this must be closing on on them.

We would not know what we do if not for whistle blowers who are clearly forgoing any sort of protection. Perhaps as you say someone does have the guts to stand. America will not survive this tyrant’s re-election – that is a reality no one in DC can hide from any longer.

patriot077
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patriot077

I hope it’s closing in on them. I want it to be like the Acme anvil coming down on Wile-E!

Pray God that whistleblowers are kept safe.

Your last line is stark, honest truth. Oh yes.

nuffsaid
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nuffsaid

Two facts about Benghazi remain unexplained. Maybe they are minor: 1 Contention: The Turkish Official was part of the plot and made sure the Dennis was at the Benghazi Consulate on the night of 9/11, not a day meeting, and he signaled the murderers that Dennis was in the compound and in which building he was located. 2. Question: Two airplanes picked up the annex CIA Operative survivor team. Were the planes used military aircraft out of Europe? Who called for them? Out of all the calls for help why was only the request that was honored a request to evacuate? Did they only have passenger planes available in the entire Eastern Hemisphere that night? Could they not have sent a gunship or two with extra seats? 3 OPTIONAL: CIA denies that it told the teams to stand Down. But that is not the question. Patreus who seems to be… Read more »

colliemum
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colliemum

These are all very good questions indeed, wfm, but with all due respect, isn’t the first and main point right now to direct all our fire, if I may say so, at the people who were responsible and did nothing, from the President down?

Like – neither Petraeus nor Panetta standing up to that POS and telling him to go away and let them save the lives of those people? WTF?

Or was the POS actually present?
Was it perhaps his handler, Valerie Jarrett, who told them to do nothing, speaking ‘for the President’? If so – why did they accept that?

Let them all stand accused.
There must be no more vote for that POS from today onwards.

nuffsaid
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nuffsaid

Great insights, colliemum. The great news is that Obama is not smart and as you already now he is one the “strings pull”— he is the mouth-piece, the front man and he will crack out of turn again, as he did with this cover-story, unless they find a “under-eyelid teleprompter.”

xjesterx
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xjesterx

I hate to be this way, but my God…this is what happens when we have a massive section of our population who is uneducated about who they are voting for. Lives are not only ruined but LOST, and the real blame is that we have not held ourselves accountable for letting things get so out of hand. It seems to me that unless there is a RED DAWN movie style invasion, or some super depression era like economic collapse, people just won’t feel enough pain to stop voting for far lefty politicians and Republicans in Name Only. We have it SO EASY in our country, even with gas prices this high, compared to just about anywhere in the world. On the one hand it is a real testament to the country our Founding Fathers built…but on the other hand, I worry that it is becoming like Rome towards the end.… Read more »

sDee
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sDee

Not a rant – reality. These are dangerous times. The enemy is within. Romney is a stop gap. We must dramatically shrink the size and power of the Central Government especially the Executive Branch. They will never, ever do it on their own.

The propaganda media is the lynch pin. The government schools the feeder.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

And the Executive Order needs to be greatly restrained.

john jay
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john jay

sDee:

the work has just begun when we evict him from our house.

in, the mean time, does anyone remember “iran contra.” in 1986 congress investigated a gun running scheme called “guns for hostages,” and returned 14 indictments. 11 people were convicted of criminal offense.

what is different about this.

we know that obama was running guns and jihadis into syria from libya. we know that he has lied about it. and, it is a fair surmise that obama simply let our people die in benghazi because he did not want his gun running discovered.

he was, by the way, violating united nations joint security resolution 2043 (2012) passed 21 april 2012 prohibiting arms into syria, and aiding violence by any party, in that country.

he should be impeached, and tried.

http://wintersoldier2008.typepad.com/summer_patriot_winter_sol/2012/10/president-obamas-gun-running-scheme-of-arms-to-syrian-rebels-violates-international-law-in-all-proba.html

john jay

MaxineCA
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MaxineCA

I was just watching Hannity, aside from a great interview with Charlie Woods, he had on Issa and Chaffetz, who are really ticked off. Great….. now what are you going to do about it? Issa said if it weren’t for the whistle blowers they wouldn’t have much info.

I hopped over to OPSEC Team, and asked if they would speak out about Benghazi. They must be as outraged as all of us and can speak with authority and experience. I’m sure Fox would be glad to have them on again.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

OPSEC is trying to raise more funds for more ads. They are doing an outstanding job!

MaxineCA
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MaxineCA

I did my part today by making an another online contribution. Love those folks. They have such a strong voice, I sure hope they take to the airwaves on Benghazi.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

Thank you!

NJK
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NJK

NO MORE! MAKE THIS MANCHURIAN ANSWER! LIAR! MURDERER!

Army_Pilot1967
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Army_Pilot1967

Well, alrightee then…I feel a bit more relieved about that tragedy in Libya now that dear leader has reassured us that he’s on the case and will make sure to nab the terrorists (my word, obviously not obama’s) and make them pay for the murders of those four Americans in Libya. And I’ll bet obama is sleeping as soundly as a baby…which is to say as soundly as he did the night the murders were being carried out!!!!!

kim
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kim

He kept repeating himself but no answers.

Why won’t someone ask him why someone is still sitting in jail over the supposed movie? If they are still trying to “figure it out” then why is someone still in jail?

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