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Good evening I'm Brett -- as a new terror investigation is underway in Boston researchers for five Republican controlled.
House committees have come out -- a scathing indictment of the Obama administration's response to the September 11 terror attack in Benghazi Libya.
That left four Americans dead including.
The US ambassador.
National security correspondent Jennifer Griffin has details tonight from the Pentagon -- -- Good evening -- Fox News has obtained.
A -- -- 46 page in term progress report prepared.
Members of the house Republican conference on events surrounding the September 11 attacks -- being -- it concludes the administration's reaction was quote.
A concerted attempt to insulate the Department of State from blame.
Following the terrorist attacks.
The report was prepared by the chairman of armed services foreign affairs judiciary oversight and government reform and select committee on intelligence.
All of them Republican here -- -- initial findings after months of gathering testimony and reviewing internal interagency communications quote.
Prior to the -- got the attacks State Department officials in Libya.
Made repeated requests for additional security that we're denied in Washington despite ample documentation.
Of the threat posed by violent extremists malicious.
Further reductions of security levels prior to the attacks in being -- were approved at the highest levels of the State Department.
Up to and including Secretary Clinton.
This back -- the report says contradicts her testimony before the house foreign affairs committee on January 23 2013.
Those specific security requests.
Pertaining to Ben Ghazi.
You know we're handled by the security professionals in the department I didn't see those requests.
They didn't come to me I didn't approve them I didn't deny them.
The report finds quote in the days following the attacks White House and senior State Department officials altered.
Accurate talking points drafted by the intelligence committee in order to protect the State Department quote.
Contrary to administration rhetoric the talking points -- not edited to protect classified information.
Concern for classified information is never mentioned in email traffic among senior administration officials.
Fox has also obtained tonight a letter sent tonight from top Democrats on the five committees.
To house speaker John Boehner accusing him of politicizing the big got the inquiry.
The lawmakers asked how the GOP report can be fair when it doesn't include their views.
National Security Council spokes person.
Caitlin Hayden adds quote.
The report appears to raise questions that have already been asked and answered in great.
Which is provided she says over 101000 pages of documents participated in ten congressional hearings.
And accepted the findings of the state department's accountability review board.
-- Jennifer thank you.
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