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-- push for answers about the terror attack on our US outpost in -- Ghazi Libya last year that led to the deaths of four Americans including our US ambassador Christopher Stephens.
Hundreds of retired veterans -- the military special operations sitting an open letter to lawmakers.
Calling for support of the creation of a house select committee on the terror attack in -- -- Part of that letter reads quote it is essential that a full accounting of the events of September 112012.
And that the American public be fully informed regarding this -- just terrorist act.
On our diplomatic personnel and facilities we -- that truth to the American people and the families of the fallen.
In quote Catherine Herridge now with the news from Washington joining us on Sunday night.
Catherine what does this letter -- and what does the special ops group hope to what message are they hoping to get out.
Well here's this letter first obtained by Fox News is signed by more than 700 special operations -- Urging congress to back a select or special committee tasked with a single mission to investigate the Ben Ghazi terrorist attack.
The letter includes sixteen questions ranging from what warnings were given to the State Department.
The security was unraveling on the ground is al-Qaeda and Islamist militias gained a foothold in eastern Libya in the months before the attack.
To the real time decision making a President Obama Secretary Clinton and the Defense Department on the night of September 11.
The letter reads in part quote.
America has always held to the notion that no American will be left behind and that every effort will be made to respond when US personnel are threatened.
Given our backgrounds we are concerned that this sends a very negative message to future military and diplomatic personnel.
The letter also questions -- the survivors who were evacuated from the State Department consulate.
And the CIA and knicks have remains so silent more than six months after the attack here it's the status of that select committee.
Well this letter which runs more than twenty pages with all of the signature supports house resolution 36 which is gathered -- about seventy signature so far.
-- for the spring recess the chairman of the intelligence -- services and foreign affairs committees.
Who were already running their own investigations said pulling their findings together should be enough.
We want to make sure that we have a full story.
Of what happened and where there are conflicting stories we're gonna want to -- conflict but I have no problem with continuing to get the facts and data.
But believe for the for funny -- what happened where we're going in the future and making sure it doesn't happen again.
This letter is expected on Capitol Hill Monday and it's being sent to every member were -- in the house -- -- don't know tonight.
Is whether it will change any minds here it's so interesting you know we started earlier on the fox -- -- -- with the death of the first US diplomat killed.
Since -- Ghazi and now -- -- conversation coming up no doubt it will not be dying down anytime soon good to see you thank you thank you for having me.
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