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Good evening I'm -- there she has worked for presidents Clinton bush 43 and Obama served as ambassador to NATO and then advisor to Dick Cheney.
And she has long been considered a rising star in the foreign policy arena then came Ben -- Many questioned whether Victoria New Orleans -- sent through the ranks of official Washington.
Would be derailed by her role in the crafting of the now infamous talking points and on the Ben Ghazi attack.
As chief Washington correspondent James Rosen reports today we've got our first clue as to whether Victoria -- -- star will continue to rise.
I was not -- a policy role in this job I was communication troubles facing disjointed questioning from GOP senators on the foreign relations committee former State Department spokesperson Victoria -- -- nominated to become an assistant secretary of state defended her role in the crafting of the now infamous talking points on Ben Ghazi.
At no point was I ever told to object to anything I was acting on line.
Instincts and asking for a higher level refused to check them and I did not make any edits this accident.
In May the Obama administration released 100 pages of emails.
In which officials at state the White House and CIA labored through twelve versions of the talking points that guided UN ambassador Susan Rice through the Sunday shows of September 16.
That's when rice pressed the false narrative the -- he was not a terrorist act put a protest gone Iraq.
In blunt terms -- -- pushed her colleagues to strike all references to the involvement of al-Qaeda linked terrorists.
These revisions don't resolve all my issues or those of my building leadership -- -- -- at one point they are consulting with national security staff -- -- -- Who that building.
You ship was we who you referring to there.
The only person that I consulted with that night was my regular reporting channel and that person's.
At at the time that was -- -- -- Now national security advisor to Vice President Biden Sullivan at the time was deputy chief of staff to then secretary of state Clinton Republican senator Rand Paul Kentucky -- in -- for evidence to support the allegation.
But CIA personnel in Ben -- were called Berkeley running weapons to the Syrian rebels there are many of us -- -- Eve that it was -- it had to do with an arm straight going out of the CIA CIA enacts.
And that there.
Perhaps people were unhappy about arms being taken from one group to another and sent to another the -- incited the rioting and may have incited the terrorist attack.
Senator -- would be delighted to talk TU looked out.
Between the State Department ended and the CIA and a and a separate setting if that's that's that's helpful.
Nolan says she never discussed the -- -- talking points with Secretary Clinton.
But then -- and admitted she didn't discuss with Clinton the need for the administration spokesman like herself.
To protect the quote unquote equities of the CIA in their statements on Ben Ghazi.
That mirrored the language that Ben Rhodes of the White House staff using the email that he sent to -- and -- during their exchanges on the talking points on this panel James thank you.
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