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Krauthammer’s Take: Former CIA Deputy’s Benghazi Comments Spell Trouble for Hillary

Michael Morell, former deputy director of the CIA, told Bret Baier on Monday’s Special Report that the Obama administration’s response to the Benghazi attacks was “the most politicized national security issue” he had ever seen. It’s a “telling” statement, says Charles Krauthammer.

“That’s after 30 years. And he includes in that assessment the [Weapons of Mass Destruction] assessment about Iraq, which I think he said, rather plainly and unequivocally, was the finding of the department — it was not a result of pressure or the administration wanting a certain result. So I think those are really significant statements from somebody who was there,” said Krauthammer.

“And on Benghazi,” he added, “it really raises a lot of questions that I think are the ones people are going to want to ask Hillary, under oath, in front of a committee.”

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