Disparity between Brennan, Clinton testimony on Benghazi
Catherine Herridge reports
- Duration 2:30
- Date Feb 14, 2013
Catherine Herridge reports
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-- is also getting bumpy for the president's choice as top spymaster become complication in confusion continues to multiply surrounding.
What happened last September 11 both in Libya.
And back here in Washington chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge has an update.
President's pick to lead the CIA counterterrorism advisor John Brennan faces new and uncomfortable obstacles but the -- -- terrorist attack.
In the administration's handling of suspect Ali on the all -- -- This letter from Republican senators Marco Rubio and James -- Push is -- to explain quote an apparent disparity between his sworn testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee another former secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
During his senate confirmation hearing Brendan insisted Tunisian authorities did not have enough evidence to keep -- -- seeing custody that season.
This is not have a basis in their law to to hold -- so that they released them they did.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- The FBI interviewed L -- for two hours in December after weeks of delay and following the personal intervention of Republican senator Lindsey Graham.
And his hearing -- seemed to minimize the Ben Ghazi suspects released explaining the US case against him was also weak.
And we didn't have anything on him either because if we did that we would have made -- a point to the two nations to turn -- over to us but just two weeks earlier during the -- -- hearing Secretary Clinton says she spoke with FBI director Robert Mueller.
About whether the government's case against -- -- she could be made public.
Director Mueller and I spoke about this at some length.
There was not an ability for.
Evidence to be presented yet that was.
Capable of being presented in open court and Clinton said the two nations promised to keep tabs on -- -- -- We have been assured that -- is.
Under the the monitoring of the court I have no reason to believe he's not still in tunis but we are checking that all the time.
When Fox News asked for an update given Clinton's statements to congress the State Department deflect.
-- the FBI has the lead in the Ben -- investigation and I don't have anything to share and I will send you to the FBI.
Tonight there's no immediate response from the F beyond -- -- -- suspect -- Fox News has learned the bureau agents assigned to the case were sent back to Tunisia last month.
Separately there was no effort by the White House to reconcile the apparent conflict in -- and Clinton's testimony.
Okay we'll follow -- -- thank you.