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Yeah another top story this morning to look at who is talking in a lot of fireworks yesterday on Capitol Hill.
As so many lawmakers tried to get to the bottom of what really happened during the attack on our consulate in Libya on 9/11 a lot of questions are being raised now following Obama administration's conflicting statements about what happened.
Yeah -- yesterday a top State Department official who testified before that house government oversight committee.
Confirmed that he told lawmakers the day after the attack that he believed it was terrorism and that was not the only intense moment on the hill.
The security in the Gaza it was a struggle and made a struggle throughout my time there.
The situation remained uncertain and reports from some Libyans indicated it was getting worse.
-- security remained weak in April there was only one.
US diplomatic security agents stationed there.
When I was in Libya.
Good part of the day 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 and from the ambassador to the United Nations.
How they can justify.
That this video caused this attack it was a terrorist attack isn't that the Libyans have intelligence so superior to the American intelligence that they knew within 24 hours that it was a terrorist attack and within six days we're still saying that was a result of -- video why me.
-- did it take so long.
For all of these are highly.
Briefed -- and intelligent people to try and figure out that it actually wasn't a fifteen minute YouTube.
And that she was a 9/11 event a terrorist attack.
On the White House defending its stance on the attacks as you know UN ambassador Susan Rice originally said the events were on spontaneous act.
And multiple White House officials said it was in response to an anti Muslim film.
Well yesterday Fox's Ed Henry pressed the White House secretary Jay Carney on that issue.
Did she did you and others misleading the public.
Game because she didn't want to admit there was a terror attack absolutely not to present -- United States referred to it as an act of terror.
Immediately after it occurred hit as you know equivalent talk -- you know thoughts and temperatures -- -- September 12 president.
Call it terrorism you used the phrase an act of terror terror no actor Carroll.
Then why -- at this podium for several days after that saying we don't know -- -- I never said we don't know this terrorism and it did there's an issue about the definition of terrorism is -- definition an act of terrorism president made clear.
Well we were talking about a mile or so twelve the president believed it was terrorism.
He says it was an act of terror it was clearly definition only if you look at the definition of terrorism and assault with arms on him.
All the diplomatic -- after that as a terrorist because saying we don't know.
And I -- there -- And Henry working to get the answers there -- the State Department has said that there was ample security at the consulate.
At the time of the attack and.
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