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A brand new report on the Ben Ghazi terror attack and a bipartisan congressional investigation is not only critical of the State Department.
For failing to recognize and respond to security risks before four Americans including our ambassador to Libya were killed.
The report also finds fault with the Pentagon and the White House chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge live with that from Washington.
Now is this report different from the one that the State Department investigation group -- put out -- Well -- -- John thank you good morning at this congressional investigation also -- the Pentagon for having no effect of the evacuation plan.
And -- also White House including President Obama for is inconsistent statements.
About whether Ben Ghazi was in tears to -- given the intelligence suggested within hours.
That al-Qaeda affiliate was involved on September 11 the report -- mr.
Obama's interview with sixty minutes on September 12 as evidence of -- inconsistent statements.
Obama states quote.
It's too early to know exactly how this came about.
What group was involved but obviously it was an attack on Americans ever going to be working with the Libyan government to make sure that we bring these folks to justice one way or another.
-- not responding directly to the senate report the president said in an interview over the weekend.
That there were -- quote huge problems and sloppiness connected to Ben Ghazi and that his administration is accepting the 29 recommendations.
Of the State Department review John.
And so what are we learning about the warnings that were given here.
Well this is probably the critical piece the report found more than a dozen security related -- leading up to the attack with a senior State Department official telling senate investigators.
Then the summer of 2012 the threat was so significant the system was blinking -- You have.
Of intelligence reports and acts of violence and -- does -- which make very clear that this is becoming one of the most.
American diplomats and government personnel could be -- outside a war zone like to have Afghanistan.
Senators Lieberman and Collins right that despite repeated requests.
There investigators have not been given a detailed timeline on the CIA talking points specifically how the talking points were massaged -- watered down.
With terms like al-Qaeda dropped quote.
According to a senior intelligence community official the timeline has not been delivered as promised.
Because the administration has spent weeks debating internally whether or not it should turn over information considered delivered -- congress.
The report also concludes that the military commander in charge of the region had no idea of the depth and breadth of the CIA operation.
And that he may be needed to evacuated to to evacuate two dozen Americans.
I'm very short notice which is what happened on September 11 and so there are still questions that they want to ask that are not being answered -- I think it's highly significant.
That this time line but the CIA talking points has not been delivered to the senate committee and they went ahead and issued their report.
Citing the administration's reluctance reluctance to -- self interest.
Another marriage in Washington went to Iraq.
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