The implication of the headline is that 'responsible' Americans will gain an understanding about the biases of Hillary Clinton in regards to the safety of Americans in conflict areas. Of course, those 'responsible' Americans will think this way owing to the near-daily attacks on Media Matters and its head, David Brock.
A few facts about Blumenthal's testimony have come out but for some reason, Rep. Trey Gowdy is once again refusing to release a transcript of the full testimony. The five Dem. reps on the committee have written a letter requesting such a release and also voicing their complaints about the manner in which Blumenthal was forced to appear before the committee.
from The Hill, 06/17/15passages from the Dems letter to GowdyRep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) . . . chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi said the author of the memos was Tyler Drumheller, a former CIA official, who was mentioned in some media reports following Blumenthal’s roughly nine-hour deposition. Gowdy initially refused to name Drumheller.
“Not only was he providing unvetted, uncorroborated, unsubstantiated intelligence to our top diplomat, he was just simply forwarding on intelligence that somebody by the name Tyler Drumheller was sending him,” Gowdy said of Blumenthal Tuesday night during an interview on Fox News’s “The Kelly File.”“The fact of the matter is that you are treating Mr. Blumenthal differently. You are the one who ordered Marshals to go to his home – without any debate or vote by the Committee – to serve the subpoena compelling his testimony at yesterday’s deposition without even contacting him first,”
They chastised the chairman for only offering to make public the latest cache of documents, but not the transcript that could put the emails in proper context.
"Given your own words on this topic warning against the selective release of information from the Committee’s investigation, it has become impossible to understand your revolving policy on when the Select Committee will release information and when it will not,” (my emphasis)