Call for answers over changes to Libya talking points
Who was behind the edits?
- Duration 2:16
- Date Nov 20, 2012
Who was behind the edits?
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Record national intelligence apparently has some explaining to do.
The top GOP lawmaker wants answers about what was said following the terror attacks on the US mission in Ben Ghazi two months ago.
-- intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge has our updates usually -- it.
The Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Mike Rogers is now demanding an immediate explanation from the nation's top intelligence official James clapper.
The charges that -- has made inconsistent statements to congress into the public.
And who was behind changes to the CIA talking points which critics say minimize the role of terrorism in the bank -- attack.
We do need to understand.
Wyatt these talking points did not present the truth of what we knew at the time.
On Thursday in a classified session Fox News -- told clapper was quote unequivocal.
That the changes were made outside the intelligence community and -- he didn't know who was responsible.
But late Monday night clapper spokesman said the intelligence community once solely responsible for quote substantially changes.
A senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said after last -- classified hearings the the changes were made for security reasons.
Getting into those specifics of those responsible.
Concerned the intelligence community might reveal classified information.
In a statement today congressman -- say -- timeline backs -- up.
Though a former member of the Bush Administration says clapper must now explain the Genesis of the administration's statements which -- video for a demonstration hijacked.
By terrorists I think clapper has to say and has to say publicly whether he advocated the YouTube video theory.
Whether he pressed it on the White House and others in the intelligence community and if so did he do that at the direction of the White House.
Along with changing al-Qaeda to extremists the FBI apparently wanted to change in language from.
The US new Islamic extremists were involved too there are indications the new timeline does not invest another inconsistency.
After the attack diplomatic security agents were evacuated from the consulate to Ramstein Air Base in Germany.
By September 14 two days before ambassador -- -- controversial Sunday show appearances the FBI had learned from consulate -- that there was no demonstration.
This single data point seem to got the NT is some video -- Shannon.
Thank you Catherine.