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Welcome back to on the hunt of proxies dot com -- I'm Jonathan Hunt as we have been saying sectors -- -- Hillary Clinton in what may well be one of lost.
Acts as secretary of state will travel to Capitol Hill tomorrow to testify on the attacks on our consulate.
In Ben Ghazi Libya that killed -- four Americans on 9/11.
It is the first time the -- of state will have testified on the those attacks and there will doubtless be a lot of tough questions for Jennifer Griffin.
Is live from the state department for us today with a pretty -- good to see it.
I guess what one of the biggest questions she's gonna get from by -- to committees tomorrow is it senate.
And -- Senate and house.
It's going to be.
The foreign affairs committees of both of those it'll start at 9 AM tomorrow there are so many questions Jonathan.
For one Fox News has learned from a senior US defense officials that in fact -- fast team of -- -- hit the fleet anti terrorism teams that are based in protest saying.
They were asked by the State Department to change out of their uniforms.
I had two.
And that delayed them by about ninety minutes.
Now the Defense Department says that they couldn't have gotten there in time to save the lives of ambassador Stevens and the others.
But it indicates -- mentality here at the State Department.
Both before during and after the attack giving got the that they didn't want to in the military and they didn't want to send.
Anybody in uniforms and they didn't want to offend the local Libyan government and they didn't want to call this terrorism and I think.
There are a lot of questions about what.
Forces weren't sent -- that were in neighboring Europe that.
That possibly could have been of some use particularly in the aftermath they could have secured the site -- being gutsy.
That there are special anti terrorism.
Groups -- -- best team there's another.
A group account.
This counterterrorism security group that was not.
Mobilized in the wake of the attack.
That could've helped the FBI and doing some of their investigating.
The FBI didn't get on the ground and -- I think for 24 days.
Some of those teams could have been sent to big -- to secure the perimeter of the facilities so that.
So that there could have been some evidence preserved instead journalists have the run of those compounds and and looters.
And the FBI had a very difficult time I think the secretary will be asked questions about why more pressure wasn't put on the Tunisian the Tunisian had.
One of the only.
One of the only the the attackers who was actually.
Seen on the videotape from the -- -- conflict that night.
He was in their custody he was released in recent weeks.
And the US has not been able to.
Do much about that.
So so many looming question for Secretary Clinton my seat goes to Capitol Hill -- All right Jeff and them do we nor do you have the accountability.
Review board report all the -- Ghazi that drew a lot of conclusions but doesn't.
Does that still leave a lot of questions on I'm sitting you'll gain.
I think of the biggest questions that it leaves unanswered is from a military perspective.
Why did they conclude that nothing could have been done that night to either send in planes from Italy.
They could have flown over and and perhaps.
Scared some of the attackers particularly the second site.
At the CIA -- that accountability review board did not bill in at all to what what the CIA and what was even doing anything got -- why -- they have such a large space -- was -- even down there.
That and on September 11 and why did he take only two members of his security detail he had other members.
Highly trained members at the diplomatic security service who -- left behind.
In Tripoli why the secrecy around this visit to being -- they've really -- the -- alert the local governments so.
So I think the secrecy around the mission there really raises a lot of questions I think.
Secretary of state Clinton is going to need to answer.
-- she's going to be need to answer what the White House did that night what -- that John Brennan do the president's chief counterterrorism advisor.
What role that he played that night.
And and finally.
I I think.
There are real questions about that accountability review board and why they weren't given access to some members of the quick -- reaction force that night and they got the I've talked to at least two.
Members who were there that night part of the rescue who were not even interviewed by the accountability review board why has there been so much secrecy around.
The thirty or so people who were brought out I think -- -- why have we heard from any of them both publicly members of congress such as congressman Jason -- that we've heard.
Have not been able to interview them and now we learned that the accountability review board.
What and even given access to everyone's so really a lot of questions that Hillary Clinton will have to answer tomorrow.
Now they're just -- very briefly -- these guys hearings.
We'll put -- close do we know will we get to see what's -- absolutely these are open hearing and that's what will be so interesting to be able to.
See her have to answer questions up.
Publicly for the first time real -- going to be fascinating to watch Jay Griffin at the Pentagon thanks -- that the State Department.
Excuse me thanks so much general it's good to see.
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