Kirsten Powers is often seen on Fox News defending the Obama administration against GOP criticism. But after today's press conference on the new Benghazi emails, Powers was at a loss to defend Jay Carney.
Retired Air Force Brigadier Gen. Robert Lovell, former intelligence director of AFRICOM, delivered testimony this morning before the House Oversight Committee on the Benghazi attack. In a prepared statement (video above) Lovell said that military officials knew "early on was that this was a hostile action."
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) lashed out at the Obama administration at the start of a hearing this morning on the Benghazi attack. The hearing comes just days after new emails surfaced, pointing to a link between top White House officials and the false narrative put forth by Susan Rice about how the attack happened.
Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in this morning on Fox and Friends, explaining how the Benghazi emails could be a violation of federal law. Napolitano pointed out that this email occurred during the height of a presidential campaign with President Obama neck and neck in polls with Mitt Romney.
Catherine Herridge reported some new developments in the investigation into the Sept. 2012 Benghazi attack, including the release of documents that lead directly to the White House. Among the documents, obtained by Judicial Watch through a FOIA request, is an email from senior White House adviser Ben Rhodes to other top administration officials, including Press Secretary Jay Carney.
Fox News' Chief Intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge has followed the Benghazi story since it happened, providing exclusive reports on what occurred within the Obama administration in the aftermath. On Happening Now this morning, she explained what the viewer should take away from today's House Intelligence Committee hearing on the heavily scrutinized Benghazi talking points.
Michael Morell maintained in his opening statement (video above) that the White House did not "make any substantive changes to the talking points," nor did they ask him to do so. He explained that the claims about the protests outside the U.S. consulate came from the intelligence community as a whole, conceding that the process within the CIA "could have been better."
In his opening statement this morning, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee dismissed the idea that there was a "conspiracy" within the Obama administration following the Benghazi attack.
President Obama's National Security Adviser Susan Rice made headlines again on Sunday's "Meet the Press," maintaining that she has no regrets about the way she handled the Benghazi attack fallout.
Judge Napolitano weighed in this morning on the question of why Susan Rice has not been called to testify before Congress on Benghazi.
There's an outcry among Republicans after the White House said this morning that former UN Ambassador Susan Rice will replace Tom Donilon as national security adviser.
Megyn Kelly got fired up during an America Live debate Thursday on the Benghazi talking points.