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Dem Congressman: Obama No More Responsible for Benghazi than Bush Was for 9/11

2:34 PM, Jan 23, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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At Hillary Clinton's Benghazi hearing at the House this afternoon, Democratic congressman Eliot Engel said that "Barack Obama was not responsible for the Benghazi attack any more than George W. Bush was responsible for the 9/11 attacks":

"Clearly mistakes were made," said Engel. "But let's be absolutely clear: Barack Obama was not responsible for the Benghazi attack any more than George W. Bush was responsible for the 9/11 attacks or Ronald Reagan was responsible for the attacks on our Marine barracks in Beirut, which killed over 200 Marines. And frankly whether it was called a terrorist attack or not in the immediate aftermath as far as I'm concerned is irrelevant."

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