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CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi

Posted By Brendan Bordelon On 12:08 AM 01/07/2014

CNN anchor Jake Tapper said Monday that if or when Hillary Clinton runs for president, “there will have to be some questions answered about [Benghazi].”

Tapper spoke with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Monday about the former Secretary of State’s prospects for the presidency. One of the few mainstream media reporters to challenge the Obama administration’s deflections over the deadly September 2012 attack in Libya, Tapper noted that it won’t be easy for Clinton to shed her Benghazi baggage on her way to the White House:

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    HEWITT: How in the world does she run with the Benghazi timeline on the Etch-a-Sketch that’s been shaken?

    TAPPER: I don’t — obviously she can’t. I mean, if she makes the decision to run, there will have to be — and I’m sure her advisers know this, they are smart people — there will have to be some . . . questions answered about it, if not in one big, long, meaty piece then I think over and over and over again. I think it is something that there are a lot of questions that remain about it. For me specifically, you know my coverage of Benghazi has focused on the State Department’s refusal to take seriously enough the request for added security from diplomatic and security experts on the ground in Libya throughout the year leading up to the Benghazi attack. So there are a lot of questions, and I’m sure if she runs she’ll have to answer them.


Clinton has tried to convince the American people that the Benghazi scandal is a false controversy. Susan Rice, the Obama administration spokesperson on the matter and current national security adviser, used that exact phrase to dismiss a Benghazi question during an interview last month. And Clinton herself cried, “What difference, at this point, does it make?!” during questioning by a Senate committee last January.

Hewitt argued that it will make a difference come 2016. “To me, if you wanna be the Commander-in-Chief, and the one night that you’re in charge in an international crisis in Benghazi and you won’t answer questions about it, I’m gonna keep coming back to it,” he promised.

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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2014, 09:22:27 AM »



Gosh.....I feel so much better now!     :whistle:
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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2014, 09:28:56 AM »
Tapper had better watch what he says.  People have a habit of "dying" who oppose the Clintons. 8888madkitty
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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2014, 10:21:44 AM »
If nothing else Benghazi could prompt a flurry of primary challenges to the presumptive front runner, Clinton. There's nothing quite so amusing as a pack of loony lefties going at each other.
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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2014, 10:35:00 AM »
Benghazi is only a liability in the primary. Elizabeth Warren will exploit Benghazi as an issue and her supporters in the media will run with it.

If Hillary wins the nomination, no one in the media will remember anything about Benghazi.

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CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi

Posted By Brendan Bordelon On 12:08 AM 01/07/2014


CNN anchor Jake Tapper said Monday that if or when Hillary Clinton runs for president, “there will have to be some questions answered about [Benghazi].”

Tapper spoke with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Monday about the former Secretary of State’s prospects for the presidency. One of the few mainstream media reporters to challenge the Obama administration’s deflections over the deadly September 2012 attack in Libya, Tapper noted that it won’t be easy for Clinton to shed her Benghazi baggage on her way to the White House:

    HEWITT: How in the world does she run with the Benghazi timeline on the Etch-a-Sketch that’s been shaken?

    TAPPER: I don’t — obviously she can’t. I mean, if she makes the decision to run, there will have to be — and I’m sure her advisers know this, they are smart people — there will have to be some . . . questions answered about it, if not in one big, long, meaty piece then I think over and over and over again. I think it is something that there are a lot of questions that remain about it. For me specifically, you know my coverage of Benghazi has focused on the State Department’s refusal to take seriously enough the request for added security from diplomatic and security experts on the ground in Libya throughout the year leading up to the Benghazi attack. So there are a lot of questions, and I’m sure if she runs she’ll have to answer them.

Clinton has tried to convince the American people that the Benghazi scandal is a false controversy. Susan Rice, the Obama administration spokesperson on the matter and current national security adviser, used that exact phrase to dismiss a Benghazi question during an interview last month. And Clinton herself cried, “What difference, at this point, does it make?!” during questioning by a Senate committee last January.

Hewitt argued that it will make a difference come 2016. “To me, if you wanna be the Commander-in-Chief, and the one night that you’re in charge in an international crisis in Benghazi and you won’t answer questions about it, I’m gonna keep coming back to it,” he promised.

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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2014, 10:17:36 PM »
Questions answered??? Not if we don't have a candidate or a press that will ask them.

Remember, Hillary is a dim. They don't answer any steeenkin' questions.
 
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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2014, 10:21:15 PM »
I am still of the opinion that a 68 year old woman cannot be elected President.  Hillary is going to look like an old shoe in two years.  Everybody knows that shrill, angry voice. 

I could be completely off base, but I think she is way past her sell-by date.  And I think the country is going to be sick and tired of Democrats by 2016.
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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2014, 10:21:36 PM »
Questions answered??? Not if we don't have a candidate or a press that will ask them.

Remember, Hillary is a dim. They don't answer any steeenkin' questions.

It will be an issue in the Dem primary. Elizabeth Warren will likely use it. If Hillary wins the nomination, the media won't remember Benghazi.

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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2014, 06:39:49 AM »
Warren had better watch out.  People have a habit of "dying" who oppose the Clintons. 8888madkitty
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Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2014, 08:12:36 AM »
Wonder who will challenge the Benghazi Bitch?
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« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2014, 09:35:41 AM »
Wonder who will challenge the Benghazi Bitch?

The "native American" princess from Taxachusetts?  I would be an interesting contest to see which is the better liar. :bsflag:
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Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
great and true principles.
--August 27, 1856 Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2014, 09:43:33 AM »
The "native American" princess from Taxachusetts?  I would be an interesting contest to see which is the better liar.

Are you kidding?

So long as they're telling the truth about the NSA gathering all emails and phone calls, it makes it virtually impossible for anybody to effectively run for office.

If you don't walk the party line and if you're perceived as any threat, they can go deeper into that metadata they've collected and look for something to derail you.

It accounts for the smugness on all their faces.
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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2014, 05:30:30 PM »
I am still of the opinion that a 68 year old woman cannot be elected President.  Hillary is going to look like an old shoe in two years.  Everybody knows that shrill, angry voice. 

I could be completely off base, but I think she is way past her sell-by date.  And I think the country is going to be sick and tired of Democrats by 2016.

Absolutely correct. If Hillary couldn't get it done in '08 against an unknown Obama, at a time when she had her best shot at the nomination, how will she get it done in two years with all the baggage she's carrying and with the other deficits you mentioned?
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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2014, 06:01:32 PM »
Absolutely correct. If Hillary couldn't get it done in '08 against an unknown Obama, at a time when she had her best shot at the nomination, how will she get it done in two years with all the baggage she's carrying and with the other deficits you mentioned?
She's not well disciplined. She loses her cool. But she commands political forces, for continuing democrats in office, for women, etc.

But I'm far more interested in getting the best Republican nominated, whoever it may be. It is fine with me that the person have great respect from the very conservative side, but they MUST also appeal to centrists, independents, some democrats.

That suggests a person with discipline, who can avoid verbal gaffs, etc. 

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« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2014, 06:11:26 PM »
She's not well disciplined. She loses her cool. But she commands political forces, for continuing democrats in office, for women, etc.

But I'm far more interested in getting the best Republican nominated, whoever it may be. It is fine with me that the person have great respect from the very conservative side, but they MUST also appeal to centrists, independents, some democrats.

That suggests a person with discipline, who can avoid verbal gaffs, etc. 

I agree 100%, but my inner pessimist wants to say "good luck with that".

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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2014, 09:32:29 PM »
It probably won't be Hillary but I predict a dim victory over whatever the pubbies-e seem destine to offer.
Eight more years of free shiite and party times.

I see where Fat Boy has his a$$ in a sling over graft and corruption. Wonder who they'll offer up now?
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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2014, 09:35:24 PM »
It probably won't be Hillary but I predict a dim victory over whatever the pubbies-e seem destine to offer.
Eight more years of free shiite and party times.

I see where Fat Boy has his a$$ in a sling over graft and corruption. Wonder who they'll offer up now?


Has Perry been able to memorize the three agencies he would abolish yet?    :laugh:
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« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2014, 10:08:48 PM »

Has Perry been able to memorize the three agencies he would abolish yet?    :laugh:

No, but I like his "move to Texas" ads :)
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Re: CNN’s Jake Tapper says Hillary will have to answer for Benghazi
« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2014, 10:24:28 PM »
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CNN anchor Jake Tapper said Monday that if or when Hillary Clinton runs for president, “there will have to be some questions answered about [Benghazi].”

Yes there will be.

The Hillary! campaign will write out the questions, hand them to Tapper, go over the proper reactions to her answers, and tell him to thank her for clearing that issue up for the American people.

At the end of the interview, they'll ask Bill about being married to the future President, and in a drunken stupor he'll manage to say "I did not have sexual relations with that woman" before Hillary slaps him offside the head.
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« Reply #20 on: January 14, 2014, 07:04:10 AM »
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Yes there will be.

The Hillary! campaign will write out the questions, hand them to Tapper, go over the proper reactions to her answers, and tell him to thank her for clearing that issue up for the American people.

At the end of the interview, they'll ask Bill about being married to the future President, and in a drunken stupor he'll manage to say "I did not have sexual relations with that woman" before Hillary slaps him offside the head.
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--January 27, 1838 Lyceum Address

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
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Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
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