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Obama Administration didn’t reach Benghazi for 17 days because of VISA issues.

Gary Berntsen a former career official for the Central Intelligence Agency,

It’s about leadership. In this particular case I saw the Department of State and I heard testimony that said that the rational that we were not on the ground in Benghazi after 17 days is because they couldn’t get Visa’s. Which is insanity. They should have gotten people on planes, both the agency and the FBI, and similarly they should have had military people there, moving there to aid an embassy that was under attack that was sovereign US territory in an area that weakly controlled by the government. And even if it’s a diplomatic problem, you move to save your people first.”

Obama needs to be removed November 6, 2012.

US FBI agents, Special Operations forces arrive in Benghazi. Click Here

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Congressional subpoenas have been issued for witnesses on The House Oversight Committee and Government Reform hearing The Security Failures of Benghazi, Libya, September 11th, 2012, Muslim terrorist attack. This hearing will begin Wednesday, October 10, and has included Lt. Col. Andy Wood, Utah Army National Guard Green Beret who led a 16-member Special Forces site security team responsible for protecting U.S. personnel in Libya.

It has been reported that this 16 member SEAL team was removed from Benghazi one month before the deadly attacks where US Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens died and 3 other Americans.

Two other witnesses included are Charlene Lamb, deputy assistant secretary for international programs at the Bureau of Diplomat Security at the U.S. Department of State, and Eric Nordstrom, a regional security officer, also from the State Department.

US State Department Head Hillary Clinton remarked,

No one wants to determine what happened that night in Benghazi more than the President and I do. Nobody will hold this Department more accountable than we hold ourselves.”

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