A group of people committed to uncovering answers about Benghazi sent a letter to Speaker Boehner this week to call for him to create a special committee to investigate the terrorist attack. The group is made up of family members of the victims, military leaders, and conservative representatives and activists. The reason for the letter?
“Boehner has been blocking the House Resolution from Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) that would create such a committee, even though H. Res. 36 has 178 cosponsors in addition to Wolf,” writes Breitbart. Why block the resolution?
Allen West (R-FL) suspects that perhaps Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Cantor are purposefully refusing to bring the resolution to a vote. “You have to wonder,” he writes, “is there something they know that they prefer not come to light?”
Former Rep. Allen West (R-FL), a leader in the conservative movement and retired Lt. Colonel of the United States Army, told Breitbart News that he thinks House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) might be trying to help the Obama administration cover up the Benghazi scandal. […]
“There is widespread support for a select committee to get to the bottom of disturbing questions surrounding the attack, as H.Res. 36 has 178 cosponsors,” West said in an email to Breitbart News. “Yet Speaker of the House John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor refuse to bring it to the House floor for a vote. You have to wonder, is there something they know that they prefer not come to light?”
The letter delivered to Boehner on Monday similarly questioned whether Boehner is helping President Barack Obama’s administration cover up the Benghazi scandal. Specifically, because Boehner is a member of the “Super 8”—congressional leaders who are briefed on national security matters—the coalition wondered if he knew something that a full investigation into Benghazi would reveal.
“Some analysts believe your inaction and passivity towards getting to the truth concerning Benghazi is because you were briefed on the intelligence and special operations activities in Libya as a member of the ‘Super 8,’” the group wrote. “You may possess ‘guilty knowledge.’ We recall how then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi developed a form of ‘amnesia’ concerning a documented briefing she received on so-called ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ – later termed ‘torture’ for political purposes.”
The Benghazi terrorist attack happened over a year ago. We still don’t have answers. The answers we do have — like how Hillary cut security, how potential help was told to “stand down,” revealing that the “YouTube” video story was a lie — are disturbing and only beg more questions. Questions that could be answered after a thorough special investigation… if Boehner would allow the aforementioned resolution to come to a vote. Justice could finally be served.
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