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-- is -- Obama administration insisted.
That the assault was -- to protest that got out of hand but Fox News has confirmed that US intelligence did indeed know that this was a terror attack within 24 hours.
That evening that unfolded at the.
And so then yesterday the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Defense Secretary.
Finally stating the obvious.
-- -- -- As we determined doesn't details of what took place there and that attack took place that became clear.
That there were terrorist do it plan that attack and that's that's when I came to that conclusion.
After or but it -- took -- -- to have really good because some of the feedback from what exactly happened at that location.
There was any thread.
Intelligence reporting that.
Groups in the environment and western correction eastern Libya.
Were seeking to call -- but there wasn't anything specific.
Well Peter -- -- lob Washington drilling down on the specifics.
Peter of the administration there was a terrorist attack within 24 hours why did they not just say that.
Bill we've heard from administration officials but there's an ongoing investigation and more details will come out after it wraps up but we learned yesterday.
That not one FBI agent had stepped foot and Ben Ghazi in the seventeen days since the attack because things are just too.
Dangerous and we also learn that US officials internally labeled.
The deadly raid on the consulate a terrorist attack within a day so they could unlock military force to fight the terrorists but again.
The investigation is stalled in the administration is defending their decision to initially deny that what happened in Ben Ghazi.
Was a terrorist attack with white house Press Secretary Jay Carney saying yesterday every step of the way.
The information that we have provided to you and the general public about the attack in Ben -- Has been based on the best intelligence we've had and the assessments of our intelligence community.
In Carney also told reporters that even though the president still has not publicly called as a terrorist attack.
Since he is mr.
Obama spokesman and he gave that label we should all now.
That's what the commander in chief thinks it was so now we are hearing from Democrats who demand answers from the administration what -- they say Peter.
Did ten Democrats and nine Republicans on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee which is chaired by Democrat John Kerry wrote -- the State Department saying they want to know.
If the US had any intelligence about a possible attack.
If the security forces assigned to our missions were well equipped.
And what those forces did to protect US personnel once they came under fire because one Republican on that committee says right now the story just does not add up.
I think you know the responses.
Have been then you know have been varying varying degrees of what's happened we don't we have not been told clearly what has happened and I think the windows closed and now.
You know this is turning into something not short of Ben Ghazi -- Many leaders on Capitol Hill were briefed by Intel and administration officials in the days after the attack but we're told the focus of those briefings was that anti Islam video.
Not terrorism and some of those leaders now are not pleased about that that Peter thank you Peter -- following that today on Friday thanks --
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