Obama adviser Rice has no regrets on 2012 Benghazi comments

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GaryMN wrote:

She took the terrorist side and did PR for them, rather than accuse them of terrorism. She basically said it was the USA’s fault for allowing a movie to be made in the USA, where we have free speech. She, Hillary and Obama basically apologized to the terrorist in the global media, for allowing free speech in the USA. Since the event they have done everything in their power to coverup the whole event, like it never happened. Lying is the norm for this administration and Rice was just demoted for not being as effective a liar as Obama and Hillary.

Feb 23, 2014 2:45pm EST  --  Report as abuse
KDupre wrote:

The only reasons I can think of why she doesn’t regret repeatedly giving out false information on Benghazi is sadly because she has no conscience and acts as a sock puppet for this administration. Any normal person is ashamed when they’re caught telling gross lies.

Feb 23, 2014 2:58pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Dr_Steve wrote:

She fell on her sword for Obama.

Feb 23, 2014 5:50pm EST  --  Report as abuse

Rice prefaced her remarks on TV by saying that the matter is under investigation:

TAPPER: So, first of all, what is the latest you can tell us on who these attackers were at the embassy or at the consulate in Benghazi? We’re hearing that the Libyans have arrested people. They’re saying that some people involved were from outside the country, that there might have even been Al Qaida ties. What’s the latest information?

RICE: Well, Jake, first of all, it’s important to know that there’s an FBI investigation that has begun and will take some time to be completed. That will tell us with certainty what transpired.

[After the caution and disclaimer, Rice than went on to offer the Republican CIA's version of events as offered by Petraeus]

Feb 23, 2014 7:10pm EST  --  Report as abuse

Rice prefaced her remarks on TV by saying that the matter is under investigation:

TAPPER: So, first of all, what is the latest you can tell us on who these attackers were at the embassy or at the consulate in Benghazi? We’re hearing that the Libyans have arrested people. They’re saying that some people involved were from outside the country, that there might have even been Al Qaida ties. What’s the latest information?

RICE: Well, Jake, first of all, it’s important to know that there’s an FBI investigation that has begun and will take some time to be completed. That will tell us with certainty what transpired.

[After the caution and disclaimer, Rice than went on to offer the Republican CIA's version of events as offered by Petraeus]

Feb 23, 2014 7:10pm EST  --  Report as abuse
ARJTurgot2 wrote:

Richard Holbrooke, Bill C’s go-to guy for tough diplomacy, described Rice as brash, arrogant, and stupid. Given that he was none of those things and effective, and she is all of those things and ineffective, her statement is utterly unsurprising.

Feb 23, 2014 8:25pm EST  --  Report as abuse
willich6 wrote:

As Rice herself admitted, she was not “100% correct” in her assertions about Benghazi, admitting that there was some degree of falsehood in her statements.. The real question to ask yourselves is ‘why was she/obama trying to deceive the American people at this time’? What was their motivation?

Feb 24, 2014 8:44am EST  --  Report as abuse
Bakhtin wrote:

willich6… ‘not 100% correct’ does not mean falsehood or deception.

Feb 24, 2014 10:31am EST  --  Report as abuse
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