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Now Fox News alert because the date is set secretary of state Hillary Clinton will testify before congress.
On what she knows about the response the terror attacks in Libya.
It has been three months now since four Americans.
Including our ambassador were killed of the consulate in Ben Ghazi.
Lawmakers say they have tough questions for Secretary Clinton about the time line.
The security failures leading up to that tragedy.
A brand new hour here -- good to have you with us at home on Bill Hemmer welcome -- -- America's Newsroom Martha hasn't.
As a day or two off how you doing I do well -- -- okay oh yes I'm so they're still on track up the good work I'm gonna try to keep up with -- Can't -- I thought out -- -- brought in for Martha Secretary Clinton will testify before the house foreign affairs committee a week from today.
And that news is sparking reports that the state department's internal review of the attack could be released any time so we're chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge on this story since day one live on the hill what do we know about sec.
-- -- -- Well thank you -- -- good morning this is the first time we've been on Capitol Hill for a series of close classified briefings.
When we've had this date certain for the public testimony of secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
On the -- Ghazi terrorist attack.
Our expectation has been at that Clinton would only publicly testify once the state department's internal review called the accountability review board.
That date was set to be about sixty to 65 days after the attack in Ben Ghazi.
The key thing about the report is that it will look at the intelligence leading up to the attack as well as the security posture.
In Ben Ghazi and whether specifically there is culpability on the half the State Department.
For the deaths of four Americans.
Fox News was first to report based on a classified cable.
But there was an emergency meeting in -- Ghazi in mid August.
And headquarters was told as a result that the consulate in -- guys he could not withstand a coordinated terrorist attack.
And it based on the intelligence the people on the Graham believed there at least ten Islamist or al-Qaeda groups operating in Ben Ghazi and that they needed more support.
Based on our reporting there was not only no more support but in fact security was further drawn down in -- final weeks before the attack on 9/11.
In the meantime there are two closed door briefing scheduled for today and sometimes the release as we know what do we expect from them after.
Well we have to close classified briefings one before the House Intelligence Committee that set to begin at this hour and then one this afternoon before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
What we're told is that they amount to a status report on the -- Gaza investigation that's being led by the FBI.
But what we've heard repeatedly from lawmakers is frustration.
That the investigation seems somewhat stalled one lawmaker taking to the floor this week.
Saying that taxpayer money or foreign aid to these nations that are holding the suspects should be cut off until they cooperate with the US.
Why are we give mean.
Any sort of made to our country that has proven.
At this time and is no friend -- ally of the United States -- not doing everything in our power.
To investigate the events in -- -- that killed four Americans.
Should -- Clinton failed to cut off aid to Tunisia I we'll take legislative action to cut off to me to change.
There's a Fox's reporting there are at least two known suspects in custody one in Tunisia.
Who has been there for several weeks and the FBI's not been able to get access.
And a second now being held in Egypt this week bit at Fox News news asked the attorney general.
Cor response and he said there was progress in the investigation -- not a lot of it was publicly known bill Catherine thank you will be in touch we -- from today Katherine Harris -- on the hill on.
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