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One of our top stories right now there are new calls for United Nations ambassador Susan Rice to resign.
This after interview she did in the days after the consulate attack and Ben Ghazi -- up.
Congressman Peter King chairman of the homeland security committee wants the ambassador.
Other top Republicans giving -- are saying rights rather it's just part of the problem.
Let me ask you Peter King has called for ambassador rice to resign do you agree.
I think she's the messenger I mean four.
For -- -- commanders say -- what she said obviously -- total ignorance of the facts she says messenger when he touch on that in a moment but first Republican congresswoman and deputy -- Marsha Blackburn with me in good morning to you and welcome back to our program good morning what do you think the proper course of action now.
Yeah now I think that Susan Rice needs to step down.
One of two things occurred either -- signed the intelligence and decided she was going to -- are tweak and -- what she sad.
Calling it a response to the video or she was to hold.
By -- -- her to go out and say that this was a response to the video in -- Eight violate just posted an article on Daily Beast which shows how they cherry picked.
As some information or alludes to their cherry picking up the information and and this is something the system recently need investigations.
Need to get to the bottom of this yet so you believed used to be clear that she should resign.
Yes I do I think that she should resign and because whether she was the messenger or whether she supposed to change what they need to be the truth.
We need to get to the bottom of this it is by congress needs to begins in investigations.
And look at the communiques that came from ambassador Stevens look at what was transpiring there in Libya.
We have dozens of individuals that were injured.
And -- war that lost their lives you know what we have to realize is.
-- this is a terrorist attack this is an act of war.
This isn't not.
Something that was carried out by some video watching bin -- based community organizer that said let's go flash mob.
In Ben Ghazi guests was a terrorist attack -- Science diet do you think it stops with Susan Rice.
Or does it go to -- secretary of state Hillary Clinton or beyond that.
The week this is -- we -- an independent counsel and we need the investigations.
To began and -- -- I think this is -- issue.
I've been -- seagate is the right kind of charm for this I think this is very very serious probably more serious than Watergate and two.
I response to a -- When it -- -- obviously.
A terrorist attack in the other thing is when you read some of the documentation on this.
And you know it get there had been other sites and locations that'd been under attack in Libya.
When you know that the Libyan government had felt there was something that was getting ready to transpire.
When you know -- gitmo detainee was released -- Qaddafi and Qaddafi releases that detained eight.
And a compromise a -- -- -- made.
I've tried to say this -- and get it when you know these things.
And me yet you do not look at this as a terrorist action but saying it was a response -- just think that this is.
It it plays -- the lack of trust -- the American people are upset with it I have talked to so many women.
Who have said really.
Could they not figure out -- this was a terrorist attack.
Well you have -- -- our questions are already.
Why do you believe that they took the approach they did.
I I do not I you know one what would saying.
From looking at what we know are one would be your lead to consider.
Did they do -- for some tight.
A political -- were they trying not.
To say the terrorists word is that when the president went to the -- win and did not use the word terrorist.
We had a consulate.
That was attack this appears to have and then.
A terrorist involved attack from all the indications that we have.
I think this is an incredibly serious situation I think it is imperative for the administration to begin to respond.
To the questions that that house Republicans are asking and you have our chairman.
The armed services committee and the Appropriations Committee and they.
Homeland security committee all who have written.
More than a week ago and yet have not gotten response -- from the administration I think that the letter that.
Senator -- her and senator Lieberman senator Isaacson sense it is right on point and I know there are lots of questions -- write me a BL.
And we want to get to the bottom of this -- be caught us.
It is incredible -- Serious.
Our national security understood Anderson we want is look at why the -- -- -- I just wanna get one more thing Peter King said basically would you say as well as either intentional or unintentional misleading and then you had.
David actor run and -- -- from the Sunday morning shows that seem to contradict one another yet again.
John Kerry though is saying that he's deeply disturbed because he believes folks like yourself for putting politics ahead of fact finding.
On such an important national security matter.
But he -- stated that.
I I I find it very unfortunate.
But caused what we want to do is get to the bottom of what happened we have spent eleven.
And we have been fighting al-Qaeda and what we -- may now.
Is rather -- you know when you say okay.
Things are under control in Iraq there under control in Afghanistan that they would test the sized ovarian North Africa where you'll get under a lot of that this business debates to get mark -- thank you for your time okay.
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