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Hillary’s Spymaster

Add to her private email server a private ­intelligence network.
Oct 19, 2015

Hillary Clinton is running her first national television commerical, and amidst a cloud of scandal and falling poll numbers, she’s already playing defense. The ad claims that the House Republicans’ committee to investigate Benghazi “was created to destroy her candidacy.” That was hardly the purpose of the committee, but it’s true that the revelations have been politically fortuitous for Republicans.

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Obama: Hillary's Email Scandal a 'Legitimate' Issue

7:00 AM, Oct 12, 2015

President Obama did not provide cover for Hillary Clinton in an interview last night on 60 Minutes. Obama said that the email scandal is a legitimate issue:

CBS’s Steve Kroft asked, “Did you know about Hillary Clinton's use of private... private email server... while she was secretary of state?”

“No. No,” Obama replied.

Kroft followed up, “Do you think it posed a national security problem?” 

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Report Raises More Questions About Member of Clinton's Spy Ring Working at CBS News

3:58 PM, Oct 01, 2015

At CNN, Dylan Byers is reporting "'60 Minutes' used 'planted' questions, Hillary Clinton email says":

CBS's "60 Minutes" used questions "planted" by the State Department in a 2011 interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, a State Department aide told Hillary Clinton in a newly released email.

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What Was a Member of Clinton's 'Secret Spy Network' Doing While Working for CBS News?

3:10 PM, Sep 29, 2015

In March, an investigation by ProPublica and Gawker revealed that a “secret spy network” that was not on the State Department payroll, run by longtime Clinton aide Sidney Blumenthal, was “funneling intelligence about the crisis in Libya directly to the Secretary of State’s private account starting before the Benghazi attack.” Now the WEEKLY STANDARD has learned that Tyler Drumheller, the former chief of the CIA’s clandestine service in Europe who w

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Assad: Americans Sugarcoating ISIS

'ISIS has expanded since the beginning of the strikes,' says Syrian dictator.
7:17 PM, Mar 29, 2015

Bashar al-Assad told Charlie Rose that some Americans are sugarcoating ISIS. Moreover, the Syrian dictator claimed, ISIS has expanded since the beginning of the strikes."

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Hayes Podcast: Obama Admin Trying to 'Disconnect the Dots' on Benghazi

Hosted by Michael Graham.
5:15 PM, Nov 05, 2013

The WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with senior writer Stephen F. Hayes on his most recent piece on Benghazi and Obamacare.

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60 Minutes on Benghazi

6:01 AM, Oct 28, 2013

CBS's 60 Minutes ran this report last night on the Benghazi terror attack of September 11, 2012:

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CBS Doesn't Air Obama Admitting Mistakes in Campaign Ads

9:39 PM, Sep 23, 2012

Tonight, CBS aired a 60 Minutes interview with President Obama. But curiously enough, the news magazine show did not air a clip of Obama admitting to interviewer Steve Kroft that some of his campaign ads contain mistakes and that some even "go overboard."

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Obama Refers to Israel Concern Over Iran as 'Noise'

Calls Israel "one of our closest allies in the region."
7:02 PM, Sep 23, 2012

In an interview to air tonight on CBS's 60 Minutes, President Barack Obama will refer to Israel's concern over Iran's march toward a nuclear program as "noise."

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Obama: 'I Bear Responsibility For Everything'

6:46 PM, Sep 23, 2012

Tonight on CBS's 60 Minutes, President Obama will say that "I think that, you know, as president I bear responsibility for everything, to some degree."

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60 Minutes Steers Christians Against Israel

8:06 AM, Apr 28, 2012

Last Sunday, CBS’s 60 Minutes broadcast “Christians of the Holy Land,” by Bob Simon, largely blaming Israel for an exodus of Christians from the Holy Land. The showing coincides with a growing international campaign to portray Israel as anti-Christian, showcasing Palestinian Christians as evidence.

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Obama's Reasonable Suspicion of Pakistan

11:02 AM, May 09, 2011

In an interview with President Obama on Sunday night’s 60 Minutes, Steve Kroft asked:

Right now, it certainly...the location of the compound just raises all sorts of questions. Do you believe people in the Pakistani government, Pakistani intelligence agencies knew that bin Laden was living there?

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