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Do you not know whether he was in this I don't I don't remember what room the president was in on that night and that's that's a largely irrelevant facts.
Well what it is -- the question is the premise your question is that somehow so there was something that could have been done differently.
-- -- -- Change the outcome here becoming really review board has look at this people looked at it it's a horrible tragedy what happened we have -- make sure it doesn't happen again.
That was FOX News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace -- White House senior advisor -- five over the weekend with with that question and answer about the whereabouts of 9/11 president.
Fox News national security analysts KT McFarland with me in studio and good morning to my new.
The question is a largely irrelevant facts completely or -- we think it.
-- that is the crucial question.
Because we're what the president's involvement is where he was giving us direction that night makes all the difference in the world as to whether there could have been a rescue mission.
The president by saying to the secretary of defense and to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the 5 o'clock meeting that afternoon -- do what you have to do you guys handle it.
When the president said that.
He was closing the door to any rescue mission because.
They don't commit US troops abroad they don't commit US troops into another country and -- they have the direct say -- authorization for why don't we know about his whereabouts now.
Well I think that's what they're trying to cover up is because you don't know what help will be so offense -- we -- -- -- I'll let me tell -- -- I mean why talk to mile -- Henry Kissinger he said to me you know any administration we have been hard at.
Within minutes she -- have within fifteen minutes -- would've been a White House situation working group dealing with that situation as it was I'm going.
The problem with the -- Gaza attack they say now -- probably -- had a rescue mission wouldn't work there wouldn't -- gotten there in time.
When the president was briefed nobody knew was today kidnapped -- -- hostage taking mission for an attack that would result for them.
-- that's a question about the president this question about Hillary Clinton anyway because you -- how Robert -- -- Pasco Washington writes.
Does anyone know why the person in charge of the Department of State was not interview by the NE RB that is the internal review by -- The person in charge would be Hillary Clinton who made that decision.
And what was the reason it.
Okay well the what's -- at -- review board was given this much of that window a look at.
The whole issue is this they would just given a very narrow segment which is what happened before why was are not adequate security provided.
It was a screw up so what -- they conclude that wasn't -- security provided what they were not tasked to look at.
With what happened during the attack and miner rescue mission or what -- -- after the attack and why we're not gonna rounded up the people who are self proclaimed bragging about having done -- and.
-- I what are the man who conducted that review you'll hear from in a moment here OK but first this is Hillary Clinton on that Friday.
This would have been September 14 and when the bodies of the deceased were returned to Andrews air force its.
We've seen the heavy assault on our post in Ben -- That took the lives of those brave men.
We've seen rage and violence directed at American embassies over an awful.
Internet video that we had nothing to do with.
Now when we look back at that on that fourteenth of September that was the -- the talking points are being massage.
Fast forward to about -- three weeks ago ambassador Pickering who did the internal review.
One of the State Department said we knew where the responsibility rested she had already stated on a number of occasions she accepted.
As a result -- her job -- full responsibility that was on CBS's face the nation.
When he was asked as to why they did not talk to her -- you think of that it's.
It's a bad answer because -- accept responsibility but no accountability I mean.
Again who's been held responsible somebody says oh I was responsible -- -- -- now punishment there's now.
I countervailing taken now review of what did you do wrong I think that that's that's a fake.
Accepting of responsibility and -- -- and secretary Pickering was a very -- respected man.
When he came out and said what we looked at -- we didn't really find any problems you're looking at the right thing anything -- like you go to the -- right.
-- check out any come out of this office and say you BM got a clean BellSouth had a perfect health.
Your -- might be but who knows about the rest of him.
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