CNN) — The Obama administration fiddled while Benghazi burned and four Americans died.
Late last week, Jennifer Griffin of Fox News reported that CIA operators caught in the attack in Benghazi requested military backup but were denied by higher headquarters.
If true, this would exhibit fatal inaction and negligence on the part of the administration or the military’s chain of command, or worse, some sort of cover-up.
On Friday, President Obama was asked directly by Denver’s KUSA-TV’s Kyle Clarke whether our forces were denied backup during the attack. The president dodged the first question. Clark followed up, “Were they denied requests for help during the attack?”
“Well, we are finding out exactly what happened,” the president responded. “I can tell you, as I’ve said over the last couple of months since this happened, the minute I found out what was happening, I gave three very clear directives. Number one, make sure that we are securing our personnel and doing whatever we need to.”