Benghazi Testimony: Talking Points and Budget Cuts

Rep Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) is trying implicate that there was State Department was covering up.

Gregory Hicks said that he was told to not to talk to Rep. Chaffetz by state department lawyers. Jordan is implicated that this is proof of a cover up. It may be due to security clearance issues or other things but expect it to become a talking point. 

Rep. William Clay (D-Mo.) is bringing up Congress’s failure to increase embassy security. House Republicans cut hundreds of millions from embassy security budget over the past few years, a fact they really really do not like talk about.

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Gabriel Rodriguez is currently studying for a Masters in Applied Economics at Georgetown. He is a graduate of New College of Florida with a degree in Economics. He is interested in econometrics, statistical analysis, behavioral economics, and developmental economics.

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