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Good evening I'm Chris Wallace -- for -- fair.
Lawmakers on capitol held today got to ask administration officials some tough questions about the -- terror attack.
And many did more than that they showed anger and frustration at the depth of four Americans and the White House response.
Chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge tells us what happened.
The arrogance and dishonesty reflected in all of this.
Is a little bit breathtaking.
Asking questions of who is responsible.
In this camp.
For what happened.
-- if you want to know always responsible.
In this town.
Buy yourself a mirror on Capitol Hill political divisions of Irving Ghazi relayed -- an open hearing -- -- unfair.
Tax on -- on the ambassador Susan Rice are simply wrong.
She had to rely on the intelligence that was provided.
I sat here while Colin Powell provided the intelligence that he had.
Regarding weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
Also Fox News is told behind closed doors that there were heated exchanges in the classified sessions over the so called they Ghazi talking points used by the administration and ambassador Susan Rice for the Sunday talk shows September 16.
Fox -- is told that -- the Director of National Intelligence -- the acting director of the CIA knew finalize the talking points.
And they could not explain whether talking points minimize the role of al-Qaeda.
When there was evidence of the terror group's involvement.
Acting CIA director Mike -- was pushed to explain why on September 14 Petraeus told lawmakers the attack was like a flash -- prompted by the anti Islam video.
Morales said he wasn't -- Petraeus is briefing and had nothing further to add.
In public Republicans question what drove the State Department to deny repeated requests for security.
After ambassador Chris Stevens and his team more the consulate could not defend against a coordinated attack I'm appalled that the.
Administration could not anticipate escalating violence and then failed -- step up security measures to protect our diplomats.
Furthermore we've -- blunder after blunder as the administration board's responsibility and accountability.
The delay tactics are unacceptable.
Democrats cautioned -- colleagues about jumping to conclusions Barack Obama was no more responsible.
What happened in Ben -- then George Bush was the September 11.
As -- the decision not to notify congressional leaders the CIA director was facing an FBI investigation over his alleged affair with his biographer Paul abroad well.
The attorney general said it was his call.
There was not a threat to national security.
Had we made the determination that a threat to national security insisted we would of course have made -- known to league president.
And they'll also to be appropriate members hold on to -- Some Democrats said the sessions were constructive and put to rest reports including comments by broad well in late October.
-- CIA enix in Ben Ghazi was attacked a free detainees.
You don't -- his status is false information I have no.
Information that idea that occurred whatsoever.
And there -- people being held the it's more the former CIA director David Petraeus will testify before closed classified sessions.
The house and Senate Intelligence Committees separately Fox News has confirmed that the CIA has launched.
A preliminary investigation into the former directors conduct crest.
Catherine -- on Capitol Hill.
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