The United States has identified the mastermind of the 9/11 attack on our diplomatic facility in Benghazi that left four Americans dead but is not moving to kill or capture him, according to a source in special operations who helped to debrief survivors.
“We basically don’t want to upset anybody,” he told Fox News. “We have all the capability, all the training, all the capacity to kill and capture not only terrorists involved with the specific events involved with 9/11 and Ambassador Stevens’s death, but terrorists who are feeding other regions, including Europe, that eventually could affect our national security — in the short term, we’re not talking mid-term or long-term.”
Former Justice Department lawyer Victoria Toensing told the network that a State Department official with inside knowledge of the attacks has retained her counsel, and that the administration has both threatened her client and prevented her from obtaining the clearance she needs to access classified documents.
President Obama earlier today told reporters, “I’m not familiar with this notion that anybody’s been blocked from testifying. So what I’ll do is I will find out what exactly you’re referring to,” said Mr. Obama when reporters asked about the whistleblowers. Toensing accused the president of lying to the press corps.
Senator John McCain agreed. “The administration has lost its credibility,” he said.
The House Oversight Committee, chaired by representative Darrell Issa, will continue its investigation into the attacks next week.