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MacCallum for Americans with distinguished careers lost their lives in the attack ambassador Chris statements information officer Sean Smith.
And the -- security officers -- dirty and Tyrone woods both former Navy SEALs.
And we expect to hear from three witnesses with -- long careers in the State Department and CIA first there's Mark Thompson from the state department's counterterrorism bureau.
He's a former marine and he's expected to say that then secretary of state Hillary Clinton and top advisors tried to cut his bureau.
Out of the loop as they and other Obama administration officials -- how to respond and how to characterize the Ben Ghazi attack.
And then we will hear from -- Nordstrom diplomatic security officer former regional security officer in Libya.
He has said more requests to beef up security in that country before the attacks.
Went unanswered -- higher ups and finally there is Gregory hicks he was the number two at the American Embassy in Tripoli and possibly.
The last person to speak to ambassador Stephens -- -- congressman trade Gotti who will be at today's hearings.
On why -- is testimony is so important.
He's one of the few eyewitnesses you know I'm starting -- Politicians yes so what happened are people theorize I want to talk to the eyewitnesses and he was in charge after the death of ambassador -- attack.
Ambassador -- dying declaration if you will was made to Gregory hicks so he's a career diplomat who doesn't have a political bone in his body.
And he's an eyewitness and -- -- the American people to hear from -- they can judge for themselves.
Whether or not this administration has been honest and forthright.
And in many ways that is what today is all about -- congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel leads our coverage from the hill.
So what do we expect to hear from -- what will he save -- We'll build good morning we expect Gregory hicks will say that in February 1991.
He took an oath to protect and uphold the constitution.
And today he is here to do just that in testimony obtained by Fox News Gregory hicks will say quote.
-- a career public servants.
Until the aftermath have been -- I loved every day of my job we also expect -- to talk about in the aftermath of the Ben -- attack when he became the number one US diplomat.
In Libya after the death of ambassador Chris Stevens that he was praised by President Obama and then secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
For his performance bill.
You know Mike the issue of military assets in a response that either Kaymer did not come -- for what reason.
What -- we hear about that with regard to been -- today might well know there's been tremendous back and forth in recent days about that about whether or not.
Military resources could have gotten there perhaps to stop the second wave of the attack we've heard that there were special forces.
Ready to get on a plane to go to -- guys need to help their colleagues who were under attack the Pentagon is said it was not possible some lawmakers have said well how is.
How can the Pentagon know that they -- know how long.
The attack was going to last and so expect a lot of back and forth on that -- whether the military resources work in geographic proximity that.
Help the Americans who were in need ambassador Thomas Pickering.
Led the review of the big guys he attacked.
Our board and it felt good that nothing could have been done to relieve the initial attack.
Subsequently tanks took place beginning.
About midnight but died out within an hour and I think within those time -- stopping could've been done.
You Gaza expect plenty of discussion about those famous talking points that ambassador Susan Rice used on 5 Sunday morning talk shows.
After the -- guys he attack where she suggested that a bit anti Muslim video was responsible for this attack that killed.
For America thank you Mike Long day -- for you will be in touch on the hill Mike Emanuel thanks summer.
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