Statements about Terrorism
Before the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, "the State Department not only failed to honor repeated requests for additional security, but instead actually reduced security in Libya."
"We were the last flag flying in Benghazi."
"During the George W. Bush period, there were 13 attacks on various embassies and consulates around the world. Sixty people died."
After the attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, "the ambassador's body was dragged through the street."
In discussing the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, "Ms. Rice did say 'a terrorist attack.' It’s not that she put the whole thing on the video."
"22 Countries Invaded by the U.S. in 20 Years."
Says President Barack Obama was responsible for "the assassination of at least four American citizens" in drone strikes.
"More than 40,000 troops are still stationed in Afghanistan with no clear objective. Even in the best case, by the end of the year at least 10,000 American soldiers will still be on the ground."
"The amount of attention paid this week to Chris Christie makes the coverage of Benghazi ... pale in significance."
Says President Barack Obama "came into office very concerned about" wiretappings but "then he became president of the United States, he got all the briefings … (and) he decided … the balance is probably pretty appropriately struck."
"The recidivism rate is nearly 29 percent and has been climbing steadily since detainees began being released from Guantanamo."
Congress "is bewildered at the scope and reach of our spying apparatus" but in 2008 and 2012 "explicitly rejected an amendment calling for more disclosure."
The White House had a live video feed of the Benghazi attacks as they occurred.
"We've seen priests beheaded by the Islamic rebels on the other side. We've also seen an Islamic rebel eating the heart of a soldier."
Chemical weapons have been used "probably 20 times" since the Persian Gulf War.
An account of attacks in Benghazi written by former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers shows that the body of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens was "dragged through the streets" and abused.
"Rep. Frank Wolf voted to allow terror suspects to buy guns."
Says about NSA data collection: "Every member in both parties who served on the Intelligence Committee voted in favor of this."
"I was banned from talking about" Bill Ayers during the 2008 presidential campaign.
"It is against the law for the NSA to record or monitor Americans’ phone calls without getting a specific FISA warrant to do so."
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