Hillary Clinton in 2008: 'The Buck Stops in the Oval Office'
11:07 PM, Oct 15, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
In 2008, Hillary Clinton said, "The buck stops in the Oval Office."
Indeed, Clinton made the statement in direct reference to whether Barack Obama would be an effective president. (At the time, she said he wouldn't be an effective president.) As the New York Daily News reported at the time:
The quotation is particularly interesting now, since Clinton said Monday evening that the "buck stops with her" in regard to the terrorist attack last month in Benghazi, Libya.
That attack, carried out by al Qaeda, left four Americans dead, including the ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens.
Over a month after the 9/11 attack, the facts of what happened--when, where, and how--are still not yet entirely clear.