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The burning question.
Of the debate the question about Libya.
We were sitting around talking about Libya.
And we were raining and became aware reports.
That the State Department.
Refused extra security.
For embassy -- been Ghazi Libya prior -- attacks that killed four Americans.
Who was it that denied enhanced security.
And -- when I say that we are gonna find out exactly what happened.
Everybody will be held accountable.
And I am ultimately responsible for what's taking place there because these are my folks.
And I'm the one who has to greet those coffins when they come home.
You know that I mean what I say.
Well that is all the explanation most of us got from President Obama but after the debate the -- spoke privately with carry live the man who asked the question.
So did mr.
-- to finally get the answers he was looking for he joins us.
Do you -- -- Well -- read the transcript your question who was it that tonight enhanced security why read the president's answer you never got the answer he got a big sort of run around answer from a but he -- do afterwards.
What a conversation with a.
He -- tried to explain that the reason he took so long between that initial announcement in the Rose Garden.
And about two weeks later when he formally announce it is an act of terrorism.
That he wanted to be deliberate that he did not want to make a mistake based on this information.
He wanted accurate and true information because any action he took.
In any part of the world including the Middle East would have dire consequences.
So he really wanted to be deliberate and careful before you decided to take any course of action.
Did he see the fact that he kept putting out there and also ambassador rice -- spoke on the on the Sunday morning shows.
That they actually put out a theory that if he didn't want to make a mistake he should be put not the theory about the video and the protest because that can happen.
He didn't mention that to me Greta.
I've heard those stories.
I think you're absolutely right that story should not have surfaced.
I think everyone knew was a terrorist attack right from the beginning but he did not mention that to me during our private conversation.
Did he give any indication in because -- -- it so curious and we know frankly you know we can't figured out because we can't figure out is that is that everyone thought it was terrorism.
And then the White House goes with the protest the video -- ambassador rice goes with that on the TV shows and -- Obama continues to that that two days later on David Letterman.
At the UN on the 25 of September he was talking about -- not connecting it to the actual consulate bombing but that it if they didn't want to make a mistake.
Is there any sort of theory why was put -- out.
I can only speculate that it was to give himself time to try and cover the information he needed to and cover.
Two and fought to find out who actually was responsible for these.
Other than that I really have no real reason as to why that story circulated for so long obviously with -- it was not true.
After you had your private conversation with him did you feel better about him as being the leader or not -- -- or the same.
Filled I felt better about him when he took personal responsibility -- war.
Obviously the state department's mistake in not providing the embassy in.
Ben Ghazi with enhanced security.
Because the secretary's statement Hillary Clinton did take responsibility and he said no -- the president and Smart responsibility.
But I still feel it was a huge mistake by the State Department and ultimately the president.
That caused the death of four innocent American citizens.
Is it car -- enough in your mind that has an impact on your vote.
My vote is hinging on the president's propensity for positive social change.
I like his obamacare idea I don't want to see any cuts in Social Security or Medicare or Medicaid I don't wanna see them turned into a voucher system.
I don't want -- see planned parent could and would cut war world anything else on the other hand.
The governor governor Romney has a very strong record of successful business.
Practices in the course of his career.
And this one -- president said the business of America is really business so for me to toss up between Obama's social stances.
And governor rob -- governor Romney's business expertise.
Well you've got only about.
Two and a half weeks to come up to a decision I'm curious me in light of that is -- What you know what let's sort of push -- in either direction -- -- waiting for the next debate -- to be foreign policy and will that have any impact.
Warming you're not -- clocks run and.
I think that it may be the foreign policy debate I'm guessing that as soon as I look into the voting Booth they'll probably make up my mind then.
Did you after the debate did you move a little bit -- either direction and it just locked read the same place where reports are.
No I was -- pretty much in the same place before I started I thought Romney made a lot of good points about business and his business expertise.
I thought the president made a lot of good points about his protection of Social Security Medicaid Medicare and and Obama care as well I really do think we need a national health care.
Program in this country so for me it's it's still really 5050 Greta I wish I can tell you I was leaning one way or the other.
Well I'm curious after next weekend to form positive that is anyway instant either direction manual you know -- back and see if that.
If it's at any effect that trust your gonna watch right.
I will and can I just take a moment to thank my boy size -- us off that global Telecom supply -- Mineola.
For allowing me the time to take off so that I could attend the town hall he was really great experience and without -- get global Telecom supplied.
I never would have been able to attend.
And I should note that you would give him credit your question that last night and we will -- of -- they -- a lot of credit.
-- it's actually part of our brain trust so we have Phil and -- -- Christian and myself and John.
So but -- is the boss so he was the one who actually allowed me to attend the town also was very generous in to do so.
And I want to thank him publicly so thank you for taking giving me the time.
-- -- -- -- thank you thank you Greta.