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Back -- -- -- presidential politics and -- subject sure to come up in Tuesday's debate the attack on the US mission in Libya.
Senior political analyst Brit Hume has some thoughts on.
We're told when and what we know now -- -- regret.
-- -- Well we now know that on the night of September 11 ambassador Chris Stevens walked the visiting diplomat out of the US consulate in -- Ghazi Libya.
Into a quiet night after a quiet day.
Only minutes later the compound was overrun by heavily armed men who waged an hours long firefight that left Stephens and three other Americans dead.
And the facility in ruins we now know that within 24 hours a State Department had determined the attack was terrorism.
And we know the department never concluded the incident had anything to do with that video critical of the Prophet Mohammed.
But two days later presidential Press Secretary Jay Carney said the 9/11 anniversary mideast violence including Ben Ghazi was quote in response to that video adding quote.
We have no information to suggest it was a pre planned attack.
Two days later UN ambassador Susan Rice was sent by the white house -- -- five Sunday talk shows to make the same claim saying was the best information administration had.
It now seems nearly inescapable not only that all of this was false but that the White House knew it was false.
So should the Obama campaign really be the one throwing around accusations of lying this fall.
-- I could come up.
Tomorrow night -- said news over the weekend with the former senator from Pennsylvania Arlen Specter losing his battle with non hodgkin's lymphoma.
What do you think Pennsylvania's longest serving senator will be remembered for.
Well two things really ready waged a long fight against that cancer and he held -- -- for a long time and he was pulled politically speaking more and -- -- medically well the most enduring.
Figures of our time and one more thing.
He was -- one -- prosecutor and a formidable interrogator in fact.
It would be nice to have him around now to ask some questions of White House aides about Ben Ghazi Libya.
And what what was done inside the White House that led to that story being out for so long that was so wrong.
-- Brit thanks we'll -- to tomorrow.
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