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And -- is now back in the headlines this week senators who get their chance to -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta about the deadly Ben Ghazi terror attack.
But secretary Panetta is not waiting and to defend the US response the assault yesterday he took to the talk shows saying they're just wasn't enough time to respond.
This is not.
911 you cannot just simply call and expect within two minutes to have the a team in place it takes time that's the nature of it.
Our people are there.
They're in position to move but we've got to have good intelligence that gives us a heads up that something's gonna happen a lot of that still is dependent on whether intelligence also so we've got.
But the problem and gives us enough warning so that we can get to the place so that we can respond did you have enough time to get there in time you didn't have an appointment now.
We do not.
Senator Lindsey Graham is here's senator what do you think give us -- -- Panetta's.
Explanation there was not enough time to respond.
You'll find more about one I think he's -- generally a good job at seven hours.
On September 11 -- day of heightened concern named one place.
In the world where it was more dangerous and -- -- Libya they're -- that not many and what better intelligence did you have about the thread in Libya.
Then from then bastard from -- DS and bastard telling us all this is sixty.
If we're attacked.
In a coordinated fashion we can't defend the consulate.
And their al-Qaeda flags flying over government offices and -- -- there is no leaving government to help us.
We were blind we did not have it clear eyed assessment of what better intelligence -- you get it.
About the situation because it is from Cris Stevens himself pretty key is how is he going to answer that question and I think.
President Obama has really gotten away with a lot because the lack of inquired about the mainstream media.
secretary we ever informed by the State Department about the threats that existed in Libya particularly -- Ghazi.
Were you aware of the fact of militias have not been disarmed but we're growing in influence -- -- the fact that consulate was bombed in April and change we're wearing effect.
She says no to any those.
That's a problem because it seems like -- that's like being asleep at the Wilson let me let me people windows where these have been hot spots and and the British were the British pulled out Jones admits now like you know ahead of the rest of us don't know we came that they -- the British investor in June when he was attacked his convoy was attacked you know.
Rescued the British investor.
US forces we got there in twenty minutes.
And so okay so we'll finally get to our own on investor.
And what do you make of that new secretary of state -- John Kerry went to visit -- and Ghazi survivors over the weekend at Walter Reed.
Well I've been asking in November we wrote the president and the first -- blame above all others present Obama.
Did you know President Obama about -- -- attacks while we're at the congress informed of the survivors were they were interviewed two days after the attack in Germany.
By the FBI you know this CIA.
Never -- that the FBI and say what did they say about the attack if you talk of the survivors.
You would have known it was a coordinated terrorist attack and that mom is there I have a fish out of senator hagel for and -- -- -- -- I thought his confirmation hearing was disturbing.
Does that mean you will still may still vote for -- well then we don't have enough information we haven't gotten the information we requested how many we should vote.
Chuck -- go until we get all the things requested about the speeches he's made.
But as to whether or not I'll vote for hand hope the administration -- reconsider his nomination.
He's a good man but these are dangerous times what kind of signal -- you sending to the -- undersecretary of defense.
Seems to be clueless about what our policy as I did try to hold it up in anyway feel almost down -- put a hole and I -- try to make sure I get all they ever.
He -- fifteen speeches for money I want to know what he said.
-- want to get all the information available to us before you make an informed decision.
But I can tell you this I'm never -- the world more dangerous than it is now they're more than guys he's coming.
And before confirm -- -- secretary of defense we've got to find out what happened in the Gaza.
And find out exactly what -- -- been saying for all these years senate's decision thinking.