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The State Department today stood by the United States ambassador to the United Nations Susan right amid calls for her to resign.
Following last month's deadly assault in Libya.
Remember in the days after the attack on the US consulate in -- Ghazi.
Which killed four Americans ambassador rice called -- a quote spontaneous reaction to protests over an anti Islamic film.
But Fox News has since learned that US intelligence officials -- internally classified the incident as a terrorist attack within the first 24 hours.
Now the chairman of the house homeland security committee the Republican congressman Peter King says ambassador rice delivered information that was quote.
Either intentionally or unintentionally misleading and -- The senate majority leader Harry Reid fired back saying some lawmakers -- just trying to score some cheap political points.
Catherine -- with us live from DC tonight -- spoke to the Republican chairman of the house intelligence -- committee how did he react.
Well just a short time ago congressman Mike Rogers suggesting the Obama administration politicize the intelligence.
In the immediate aftermath of the consulate attack in Libya to -- a convenience story line that it was spontaneous and not premeditated terrorism.
-- You the administration made some serious mistakes when they highlighted the video.
Escalated its credibility to the presidential level and then took it on TV in Pakistan with US taxpayer dollars.
Rogers who told fox one day after the attack that it was indeed terrorism.
Saying tonight that this statement from the Director of National Intelligence Friday the nation's top intelligence official appeared to be an effort to obscure the facts.
Part of the problem is is this circling of the wagons that is really concerning about this.
Again Americans need to understand the truth and the facts are what the facts are.
And the intelligence is what the intelligence.
Fox News asked an administration official white -- ambassador rice to discuss the sensitive intelligence details on five Sunday talk shows.
Over four current career intelligence or military officials including White House counterterrorism advisor John Brennan.
National security advisor Tom Donnelly and the Director of National Intelligence as well is the CIA director.
An administration official told fox that they had lost an ambassador in the attacks and -- made the most sense to put at a senior diplomat to speak to that tragedy champ.
-- we've been reporting on the possibility of bowling -- this thing to a detainee at Guantanamo Bay you have something new one that.
-- we do have something new tonight Fox News has confirmed that there is evidence that the former Guantanamo Bay detainee the Libyan -- who've done been -- -- Train some of the operatives who carried out the attack.
Those that training believed to have taken place in some makeshift training camps in eastern Libya.
And there is evidence that the al-Qaeda affiliate al-Qaeda in Islamic -- -- was actively seeking western targets.
And there are new details first reported by the New York Times the -- -- -- was so far away he had to sprint across the compound under gunfire to rescue him.
But he left that site ultimately without the ambassador -- who Catherine Herridge in DC Catherine thanks.
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