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Below find the Transcript of the Benghazi hearing:

Full text: Clinton testifies before House committee on Benghazi – The Washington Pos

The darn thing ran just under eleven hours, with breaks. It was pretty ridiculous. To suggest that there was new information is spurious thinking. Except for Tammy Duckworth, no one had reasonable questions. Elijah Cummings was a great  defender and Adam Schiff presented wonderful data on how often questions on things like emails and Sidney Blumenthal were asked, versus items that related to Benghazi. The whole hearing reeked of Tea Party bile, and is still spewing all over the blog links on the House Website, members of which are found here:

Trey Gowdy, Chairman (SC-04)
Susan Brooks (IN-05)
Jim Jordan (OH-04)
Mike Pompeo (KS-04)
Martha Roby (AL-02)
Peter Roskam (IL-06)
Lynn Westmoreland (GA-03)

Elijah Cummings, Ranking Member (MD-07)
Adam Smith (WA-09)
Adam Schiff (CA-28)
Linda Sanchez (CA-38)
Tammy Duckworth (IL-08)

Secretary Clinton was  amazing. There could be no better recommendation for President than  her outlasting the over ten hours of “in your face” partisan assholery, I witnessed, on the live video today.

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151002 – Update: Predictable and a disgusting example of the “Vast Right Wing Conspiracy” alive and well.  There are now 446,000 Google hits on this garbage.

154 google hits at last count with these words:

Obama White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett threw Hillary Clinton under the bus Wednesday at the Washington Ideas Forum, where she told interviewer Andrea Mitchell that the White House gave Clinton guidance forbidding her from using private email.”


Not True. My interpretation is that Jarrett said there was guidance to turn over emails from personal servers, and that’s what Clinton is doing.

Here is the interview. You decide:


PS: When I watched it, the sound and visual were not synced.

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