Clinton to testify on Benghazi before House committee: chairwoman

WASHINGTON Thu Nov 15, 2012 11:01am EST

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the Techport Australia shipbuilding facility near Adelaide November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Matt Rourke/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the Techport Australia shipbuilding facility near Adelaide November 15, 2012.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify before a congressional committee next month on the handling of the deadly September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, a senior lawmaker said on Thursday.

"The secretary has committed to testifying before our committee ... on the Accountability Review Board's report, which is expected to be concluded by early to mid-December," said Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, chairwoman of the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs.

The State Department launched an independent Accountability Review Board to review the circumstances surrounding the Benghazi attack, which killed four Americans including U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens.

(Reporting By Susan Cornwell; Editing by Eric Beech)

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Willie12345 wrote:
10 weeks is time enough to put together a great story.

Nov 15, 2012 11:05am EST  --  Report as abuse
Willie12345 wrote:
10 weeks is time enough to put together a great story.

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Harry079 wrote:
“Clinton to testify on Benghazi”

Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but truth so help you God?

“I have no memory of that.”

Nov 15, 2012 11:15am EST  --  Report as abuse
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