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Fox News alert out of Washington where the search for truth about the big Ghazi terror attack is now under -- Welcome to America -- everyone I'm Megyn Kelly we're gonna go back live here.
Want to bring you up to speed however what we've learned so far today the lawmakers you are watching -- hearing from three men two of whom have never spoken publicly about the attack.
That killed four Americans including our ambassador.
Members of the house oversight and Government Reform Committee choosing to hold the hearing entitled.
Ben Ghazi exposing failure.
And recognizing courage.
Because some of them believe the Obama administration has -- To the American people about events before during and after this attack and placed politics ahead of safety and security.
The three men being questioned today are Gregory hicks.
He was number two to ambassador statements he was in Tripoli napping Ghazi -- the netted the attack.
And he spoke to the ambassador just moments before we believe the ambassador was murdered that's him on screen left.
Mark Thompson who leads the for an emergency support team.
That's the government's only on call team that is poised to rapidly respond to terrorist incidents worldwide.
And Eric -- Who was the top security officer in Libya in the months leading up to the bank Gaza attack.
He testified before the house oversight committee in October of last year here's just a sample of what they have revealed so far about the night of the attack.
At times -- testimony.
I would also like to thank the committee for your continued efforts in investigating all the details and all the decisions.
Believe the attack -- our diplomatic facilities.
The committee's labors to uncover what happened prior during and after the attack matter.
It matters to me personally.
And it matters my colleagues.
To my colleagues at the permanent state.
It matters to the American public.
For whom we serve.
And most importantly it.
-- It matters to the friends and family.
Of an -- The master Stephens Shawn -- going Doherty -- woods who were murdered on September 11 2012.
I found two missed calls.
On the phone one from the investors found one from a phone number I didn't.
And I punched the phone number I didn't recognize.
And I got the ambassador on the other end.
And he said Greg were under attack.
And I said OK in the line cup.
Scott attempted to lead.
The ambassador and Sean Smith out of the burning building he managed to make it out.
He tried repeatedly to go back -- to try to rescue Sean and the ambassador but had to.
Stop due to the exposure to spoke.
The response team from.
The NX and -- Ghazi six individuals.
Drove the attackers.
Out of our compound and -- it temporarily.
They've been estimates as high as sixty attackers were in the compound at one particular time.
There were repeated attempts by all of the NX.
Go into the burning building.
And tried to save Sean and the ambassador.
They found Shawn spotty and pull that out.
But he was no longer responsive.
It did not find the ambassador.
I received a call from the prime minister of Libya I think it's the status phone call.
I've ever had in my life.
And he told me that.
Investor Stephens who had passed away.
Turning now -- there.
He's the anchor special report right here an up and see Bret thank you for being here -- tell the viewers were monitoring the hearing right now there's a lawmaker told.
Who is it sort of giving a speech -- not engaging in the -- and they were gonna get back to it in in in moments but I want.
I -- I want to hear from you because.
You know folks in the news business at Fox News.
Have been following this story pretty closely and we may be neck deep in it but I think most of the viewers although they've been following it may be only waist deep in it and and need to understand better what is the significance of what we've heard so far it's been opening statements a little QNA.
But where where are they taking us so far.
-- -- I think well first of all the significance of of that emotional testimony by air Nordstrom weather meant to or not was -- it seemed to be -- Direct rebuttal to Secretary Clinton who is you know now played again and again statement in a hearing on -- Ghazi what does it matter.
You know his phrase there what does it matter and the breaking down talking about the -- -- surrounding that.
You know gets to and answer to that.
That's that's just.
Some they had noticed in that in that phrasing.
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