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And why wasn't there enough security at our Libya at consulate on September 11.
Congress -- State Department officials while the White House continues to dodge the issue why isn't Dutch coverup or incompetence.
Initial assessments in the immediate aftermath of the attack and -- does he were made and it was a government wide assessment that was.
The foundation of what -- Rice said Verizon and others that is what we knew based on the limited attacks we have available to us at that time let's understand there was no -- And cameras.
Reveal that the State Department the FBI and others have that video.
Speaking of video.
-- won in California.
Made by an individual and out there for a period of time also.
Clearly had no direct effect on this attack.
When I was in Libya.
Good part of the day and never once did a person ever.
Mention a video.
And I am fascinated to know and understand from the president of the United States from the secretary of state have for the ambassador to the United Nations.
How they can justify.
At this video -- this attack it was that terrorist attack.
Because you have the State Department now basically saying that Obama was why did the Jay Carney was -- that Hillary Clinton was lying -- Susan Rice was flying -- anybody else.
From the regime went out and tried to blame what happened to our ambassador and Ben Ghazi and in Cairo on this video -- Why big time.
Can Obama shortly after.
-- referring to Romney's response yeah.
President Clinton Romney has opinions and it.
Shoot first and given the fact that.
So much was made at -- -- up.
Outside -- -- Didn't President Obama.
First -- to getting your assessment about what we know now.
-- is not complete this is a moving picture.
And people who -- the night of an attack.
It was a day after claim they know all the facts.
Without making clear that.
What we know is based on preliminary information.
Aren't being straight and there -- in some cases trying to.
Politicized situation that should not people -- -- test given the information that you saw on TV.
And your knowledge of the situation in Libya.
Did you come to a conclusion as to whether this was a terrorist -- or whether it was based on some film that was on the -- colonel.
It was instantly recognizable to me as a terrorist attack.
-- -- al-Qaeda more or less established in addition to our involvement yesterday -- -- -- presence grows every day there's certainly more established and we.
Where the heck were we before 9/11 this nine elevenths why -- we question the -- my goodness.
230 security -- -- limited in Libya between June of 2011 and July of 2012.
-- those attacks 48 we'll place him in Gaza two of which at the US diplomatic compound in the scene of the separate September 11 2000.
-- terrorist attacks and we are still saying.
I think it's -- result.
About video that was on YouTube.
I've got to tell you this thing smells.
For every single and it's -- that fit what it was like good god complex like a -- it's -- -- Don't take my -- for mr.
chairman let's look at what ambassador rice herself set our current assessment is that what happened -- Ghazi one of those.
Quote didn't back us.
And initially -- spontaneous reaction.
I don't know what the Braves and that means in diplomatic legally as I can tell you what it means it -- courtrooms.
chairman it -- of -- back.
So -- today's hearing and sit in the burning question why can't the Obama administration get its story straight Korean ambassador John Bolton joins us pretty concerned.
So are you satisfied.
-- look the administration.
And made up its mind to what the reality was whether it was engaged in a cover up whether it was ideology that dominated the view -- was -- confidence.
At this point we don't know the answer that but we know one thing unmistakably.
They were flatly wrong.
They got it wrong before the attack they got it wrong after the attack they're getting it wrong now.
So we can psychoanalyze.
Them all we want but this is a demonstration these people cannot be left in the same room with our national security.
-- -- -- getting it wrong they've got Iran but it's it's actually more than that why they still doing that why -- troops still trying to sell -- that.
And like Jay Carney today.
In which you know -- statements he made today initial assessment in an immediate aftermath of the attack and Ben -- were made and it was a government wide assessment that the foundation of what ambassador rice said which was the video that is just patently wrong because last night the State Department said in in a conference call.
That there was nothing unusual no protests that day so why Jay Carney is still pushing that today.
And if you wonder if that's just -- State Department saying that last night.
You go to the testimony today and you find out from the testimony today by the State Department that they were having conversations.
That night in real time so for what is Jay Carney Weiss is still doing that's.
Because I think it's the president's view.
That it was the video -- that's why I think it's ideology look I understand people say the administration's line this is a cover up.
For the sake of our country I wish I could believe that -- -- cover up.
Because then that would at least acknowledge they understood reality it was inconvenient they were trying to -- I fear it's more the ideology.
What -- -- you've got an ideology has to sort of we could stem from some sort of facts there is actually no facts to suggest the big is -- anything to do with the video.
In the State Department they say that there -- at 830 at night.
When the investor when outside there's nothing unusual there's been nothing unusual during the day all outside so where is president Obama's suddenly get the video there.
OK well let's ask this question how much communication was going on.
From the State Department to the White House before the White House started talking through Jay Carney and through others and through.
As Carney says an administration wide assessment you know how long it takes to get that only one person has to say what his assessment is and then -- -- Every time I've been in a State Department knew on the night of September 11 that this -- there's no protest there was no video.
That this was an attack they've got the president is as deep into -- as September 18 going on Letterman still pushing that which she says that.
He says but what also happens extremists and terrorists -- this mean the video as an excuse to attack a variety of -- embassies including the consulate in Libya so he goes yeah we heard he still pushing on Letterman and the director of Counterterrorism Center.
-- -- -- -- Testified before congress they were killing the course of a terrorist attack on amnesty -- anybody phoned up the president -- -- Is a pattern here this all comes from the president the day after the attack Patrick Kennedy testified today briefly hill that they thought it was a terrorist attack.
Everybody except the president seems to be getting the point at some at some state.
Except those who worked directly for who want to so when you say where is this problem coming from it all points to the president if you can criticize Susan Rice all you want -- know some Republicans have called for her to resign.
It's not her fault.
Yeah president's what I actually think if you say that it's the president's ideology for basically making this up a whole clock since there's certainly no facts to suggest that we had to sit in the war on terror is over Al -- been defeated sweetness and light broken out in Libya that's what he thinks that -- you know if -- -- if he -- set but.
The more sinister view would be that because he said of the Democratic Convention essentially al-Qaeda was under control and he said this fund -- in San Francisco couple nights ago that the al-Qaeda was on its heels that he wants to make it look like for for the election that he's winning this war on terror in that's why I'd rather have a sit by -- ideology than for political reasons -- probably has -- his testimony today by one of the witnesses as al-Qaeda isn't Libya and growing yet I don't think -- Process that reality I take it -- you I'd rather it was a cover up because that.
Indicates -- a greater proximity to the real world but I think in his ideological world.
That as Jeane Kirkpatrick once said the blame America first mentality you know was that video we we provoke those poor people blame America don't blame them.
And and then once the president gets -- that drill and he's found it very hard.
To stop talking about any -- other than the video.
He can't break free from the here's another question now other than a few preliminary remarks by Hillary Clinton also on the video point where -- she -- I still think the great unanswered question is why she wasn't on those five Sunday show I think that I Susan -- I think she knew better I think she knew but I think she knew better and she wasn't gonna go on those shows us there's a video when it wasn't.
Let me just say one I think whether it's ideology or political -- to get reelected both Pelosi had I want the viewers and -- wrong.
This is graduating and a debacle any massive administration's failure -- thank you -- you.