Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) explained to Greta Van Susteren tonight why the Benghazi report is likely going to be delayed until 2016.

The Chairman of the House Benghazi Committee said that they're still in the process of gathering facts. He told Van Susteren that he actually hopes that they are done before the end of this year. 

Gowdy said that this process is moving slowly because the committee has not received documents that have been requested from the Department of State, the Department of Justice and the Department of Defense.

He told Van Susteren that some of the requests are two-years-old.

Gowdy also said that Hillary Clinton has "never once evidenced a lack of willingness to come in and talk to us."

He noted that Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) wanted Clinton to come in to speak to the committee back in November 2014, before they had her emails. Gowdy said they only had eight of her emails back then and now they have 300. 

He remarked that if he had listened to Cummings and brought her in, he would have had a conversation "in the dark" with her because of not having all of the missing emails. 

"We're trying to do this the right way, which is gather the evidence and have a single conversation with her about Benghazi," Gowdy said.

He added that President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry could help expedite this process if they were so inclined. 

Watch the clip above to hear more from Gowdy "On The Record."


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