White House Knew of Terrorist Attack Within Two Hours

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 and is filed under Foreign Policy, Issues, News

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In case any of you doubted that Obama was lying all along when he blamed the Benghazi attack on that silly film, Reuters blows the theory to oblivion:

Officials at the White House and State Department were advised two hours after attackers assaulted the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11 that an Islamic militant group had claimed credit for the attack, official emails show.

The emails, obtained by Reuters from government sources not connected with U.S. spy agencies or the State Department and who requested anonymity, specifically mention that the Libyan group called Ansar al-Sharia had asserted responsibility for the attacks.

The brief emails also show how U.S. diplomats described the attack, even as it was still under way, to Washington.