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2013-02-07 Home Front: Politix
Panetta: Obama Absent Night of Benghazi
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Posted by Beavis 2013-02-07 16:57|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [216 views ]  Top

#1 No one around for the 3am phone call.
Posted by DarthVader 2013-02-07 18:35||   2013-02-07 18:35|| Front Page Top

#2 Deja Vue
Posted by tipper 2013-02-07 18:38||   2013-02-07 18:38|| Front Page Top

#3  the president left operational details, including knowledge of what resources were available to help the Americans under siege, "up to us."

And it turned out so well.
Posted by Pappy 2013-02-07 18:56||   2013-02-07 18:56|| Front Page Top

#4 Obama did not call or communicate in anyway with the defense secretary that night. There were no calls about what was going on in Benghazi. He never called to check-in.

I find that very, very difficult to believe. Nor can I believe the decision to "Stand Down" was left to Panetta or the Director, CIA.

Again, softball questions.

1.) Secretary Panetta, what guidance or orders DID you provide, when, and to whom?

2.) What communications did you have with the CIA Chief of Station in Tripoli.

3.) What recommendations did you or whoever was in charge at the WH get from General Carter Ham, Cdr, AFRICOM?

4.) You did not communicate with POTUS. Who at the EW did you communicate with?
Posted by Besoeker 2013-02-07 19:03||   2013-02-07 19:03|| Front Page Top

#5 #4. Should read WH (white house) vs EW.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-02-07 19:04||   2013-02-07 19:04|| Front Page Top

#6 More like Deja Phooey, #2 tipper. :-(
Posted by Barbara 2013-02-07 19:47||   2013-02-07 19:47|| Front Page Top

#7 More Likely it was Valorie Jarret who was absent that night and not Obama.

After Obama, without advise from her, authorized the killing of OBL, I imagine he is on a very short leash - not allowed to do anything without her approval.
Posted by CrazyFool 2013-02-07 20:35||   2013-02-07 20:35|| Front Page Top

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