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Published On: Mon, Oct 29th, 2012

Benghazi details revealed, Obama continues ‘lie’ as sources say White House knew more

Details about the Benghazi attack which claimed the lives of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and his security detail continue to put pressure on the White House and State Department to reveal all of the details.

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The latest batch of emails and reports all point to failures at the White House and imply that President Obama has not been honest with his statement that he did everything to help these individuals.

The White House on Saturday flatly denied that President Barack Obama withheld requests for help from the besieged American compound in Benghazi, Libya, as it came under on attack by suspected terrorists on September 11th.

“Neither the president nor anyone in the White House denied any requests for assistance in Benghazi,” National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor told Yahoo News by email.

CIA spokeswoman Jennifer Youngblood said the CIA “reacted quickly to aid our colleagues during that terrible evening in Benghazi.”

“We can say with confidence that the agency reacted quickly to aid our colleagues during that terrible evening in Benghazi,” CIA spokeswoman Jennifer Youngblood told Fox News. “Moreover, no one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims to the contrary are simply inaccurate. In fact, it is important to remember how many lives were saved by courageous Americans who put their own safety at risk that night—and that some of those selfless Americans gave their lives in the effort to rescue their comrades.”

On Saturday, retired Army Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer told Fox News that according to his sources, President Obama watched the assault in Benghazi, Libya, from the White House as it took place.

“This was in the middle of the business day in Washington, so everybody at the White House, CIA, Pentagon, everybody was watching this go down,” he said on Fox News’ “Justice with Judge Jeanine.”

“According to my sources, yes, [President Obama] was one of those in the White House Situation Room in real-time watching this,” he added.

In the foreign-policy debate with Mitt Romney last week, which both candidates compulsively made a domestic-policy debate, Obama said he acted immediately:

“When we received that phone call (about the attack) I immediately made sure we did everything to secure those Americans in harm’s way … and bring those responsible to justice.”

“What my attitude on this is is if we find out there was a big breakdown and somebody didn’t do their job, they’ll be held accountable,” Mr.  Obama told MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski during a New Hampshire campaign stop Saturday. “Ultimately as Commander-in-Chief I am responsible and I don’t shy away from that responsibility.”

Meanwhile, the father of slain SEAL Tyrone Woods is furious with the administration, demanding to know why his son wasn’t saved when “apparently even the State Department had a live stream and was aware of their calls for help. My son wasn’t even there. He was at a safe house about a mile away. He got the distress call; he heard them crying for help; that’s why he and Glen risked their lives to go that extra mile just to take care of the situation. And I’m sure that wasn’t the only one received that distress call — you know, ‘Come save our lives.’”

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