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Is doing a complete reversal.
On his characterization.
Of the attack in Libya.
The administration for a solid week say that the attack was spontaneous and that it was not pre planned or premeditated.
Now Jay Carney saying that yes.
-- It immunity that was on the Air Force One gag now yesterday the president had a very different statement during an appearance in the town hall yesterday.
Donna Callaway is live at the White House does say that the evolution of the administration's responses this week.
Suggests that there is some real confusion.
In how they are presenting this.
Yeah Martha some say confusion others say -- few station after all what could be more damaging to the administration's foreign policy into the so called Cairo.
Doctrine that the president announced at the start of his administration.
That have an attack or attacks on your embassies and some of the most dangerous regions of the world on the anniversary of nine elevenths.
Keep in mind that in the immediate aftermath of the attack on the Ben Ghazi embassy the administration says there was no forewarning no quote actionable intelligence that it was spontaneous demonstration against the movie that.
And that caring Libyans came to -- eight other deceased ambassador.
But there was very strong circumstantial evidence of a terrorist attack from the very get go -- administration -- all -- -- around that phrase.
Terrorist attack we saw it in exchange with State Department spokesman Victoria new and with -- James Rosen on Monday.
And then yesterday key members of the Senate Intelligence Committee were briefed by Secretary Clinton.
Other intelligence officials senator Bob corporate came away for that meeting saying this I quote.
That was the most useless worthless a briefing I have attended in a long time that from a senator who is not prone to overstatement one through.
-- -- the president -- Libya really at this Univision and unity -- town hall yesterday.
What had backed out.
You know that was at some of the toughest questioning that the the president has faced all campaign season -- here was his response to the attacks in -- What we've seen over the last week week and a half is something that actually we've seen in the past.
Where there is an offensive video or cartoon.
Director of the Prophet Mohammed.
And this is obviously something that then is used as an excuse by song.
To carry out inexcusable violent acts.
Directed at westerners or Americans.
And my number one priority is always to keep our diplomats safe and to keep -- NBC -- So -- -- inferred from that that the administration again pointing to the film meanwhile the FBI continues their investigation.
And that question was pretty -- it was about whether or not we had enough security on the ground.
To protect those in Benghazi.
And that -- and in Cairo's while Doug thank you very much one on that whole story coming up later and now.
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