WASHINGTON — The day after the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, a longtime confidant wrote then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton that a Libyan security official thought the attack was inspired by a video mocking Islam’s prophet Muhammad.
In our news wrap Friday, the State Department released nearly 300 emails from then-Secretary Hillary Clinton on the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. One was heavily redacted at the FBI’s request. Also, at least 40 people died in Western Mexico from a gun battle between police and drug gang members. Continue reading
In our news wrap Monday, former President Bill Clinton defended foreign donations to his family’s foundation, dismissing criticism that other governments traded donations for official favors when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State. Also, the European Union struggled to keep up with an onslaught of migrants who attempted to sail from Libya toward Italy over the weekend. Continue reading
Hillary Rodham Clinton is willing to testify on Capitol Hill later this month about the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and about her email practices, her attorney told lawmakers in a letter Monday.
The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, has called former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to testify next month, setting up a high-profile showdown over Clinton’s use of a private email account and server while she was secretary of state. Continue reading
Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server “clean,” permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Friday. Continue reading
A member of the House committee investigating the deadly attacks against Americans in Benghazi, Libya, says Hillary Rodham Clinton’s email server could help lawmakers answer vital questions. Among them: Why was security at the U.S. diplomatic compound inadequate? Continue reading
As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton used a personal email account and a private server based out of her New York home, rather than official government email. In light of that revelation this week, a House Oversight committee subpoenaed her messages for an ongoing investigation on the Benghazi embassy attack. Gwen Ifill learns more from Laura Meckler of The Wall Street Journal. Continue reading
A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks was expected as early as Wednesday to subpoena the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family’s New York home. Continue reading
A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees. Continue reading