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Boehner to Obama: Release the Benghazi Emails

1:01 PM, May 9, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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House speaker John Boehner is requesting the Obama administration release unclassified emails between the White House and the State Department regarding the Benghazi attack of September 11, 2012. In a statement at the Capitol Thursday morning, Boehner cited Wednesday's House hearing with three whistleblower witnesses:

We also know that the White House continues to claim it only made "stylistic" changes to the talking points used by Susan Rice, ignoring the fact that senior White House officials directed the changes be made to those talking points.

Our committees’ interim report quotes specific emails where the White House and State Department insisted on removing all references to the terrorist attack to protect the State Department from criticism for providing inadequate security.  While a few of our Members were able to review these emails, they were not allowed to keep them or to share them with others.  I would call on the president to release these unclassified inter-agency emails so that the American people can see them.

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