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Mother of Slain Benghazi Victim: ‘I Blame’ Hillary Clinton for Son’s Death



Pat Smith, the mother of slain American diplomat Sean Smith, directly blamed former secretary of state Hillary Clinton for the deaths of her son and three other Americans in last year’s 9/11 attacks in Benghazi.”She is in charge — why couldn’t she do something about it?” Smith told CNN’s Jake Tapper yesterday. “I blame her.”

“That’s her department,” she added. “Who is running the place?”

Smith said she has asked Clinton and other officials “nose-to-nose” for more information on what took place that night, but has not been told anything because they’ve said she’s not a member of her son’s immediate family. “I don’t understand that because I still remember the labor pains,” she said. “I think I’m a member of the immediate family, and I think I ought to know.”

During the interview, Tapper shared in Smith’s frustration. “I guess what I find so amazing — I don’t find it surprising that you haven’t gotten answers, because I haven’t either and I’ve been reporting on this since September,” Tapper told her.