Obama Aide: 'Irrelevant' Who Edited Benghazi Talking Points
11:46 AM, May 19, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer said this morning on TV that it's "irrelevant" who edited the Benghazi talking points:
"Let's start with Susan Rice," said Pfeiffer. "Ambassador Rice went out that day, and represented the administration and spoke to what happened with the best information we had, that everyone in the administration had, is what she looked at. And that was the consensus of the intelligence community. What we do is we want to go out and speak to the problems ... And what's important is that when problems happen is that the president takes responsibility for them and tries to fix them. And that's what we're talking about in Benghazi. You're right, that is an abosulute tragedy what happened. And the question isn't who edited what talking points. That is largely irrelevant. What is relevant is to make sure that never happens again which is why the president is calling on Congress to pass legislation to beef up embassy security around the world and protect our diplomats."
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