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Jonathan Karl vs. Jay Carney on Benghazi Talking Points

2:46 PM, Apr 30, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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ABC News's Jonathan Karl verbally sparred with White House press secretary Jay Carney for eight minutes over the latest revelations about the origin of talking points that wrongly blamed an American's internet video for the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Karl asks repeatedly for Carney to explain why the talking points provided for then-UN ambassador Susan Rice that said an anti-Muslim YouTube video was the cause of the attack, even after a former CIA deputy director said its intelligence did not give reason to blame the video:

Watch the exchnage between Karl and Carney below:

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