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    Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Turns out the press got played again by Republicans. Jake Tapper has the smoking gun of the original email from the Obama administration which differs significantly from the “leaked emails” ABC ran with.

    In an exclusive for CNN, Tapper reveals that CNN has the original email sent by a top Obama aide, regarding the administration’s reaction to the Benghazi attacks. Tapper reported, “The actual email differs from how sources characterized it to two different media organizations.”

    “The actual email from then-Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes appears to show thath womever (sic) leaked it did so in a way that made it appear that the White House primarily concerned with the State Department’s desire to remove references and warnings about specific terrorist groups so as to not bring criticism to the department,” Tapper concludes (my bold).

    The email was sent on Friday, September 14, 2012, at 9:34 p.m. and was obtained by CNN from a U.S. government source. Ironically, the email points out that there is a “ton of wrong information” coming from Congress and people who are not particularly informed (waving hello to Congressional Republicans and Mitt Romney):

    “There is a ton of wrong information getting out into the public domain from Congress and people who are not particularly informed. Insofar as we have firmed up assessments that don’t compromise intel or the investigation, we need to have the capability to correct the record, as there are significant policy and messaging ramifications that would flow from a hardened mis-impression.

    “We can take this up tomorrow morning at deputies.”

    Read the full email here.

    Tapper notes how ABC and the Weekly Standard covered the leaked emails, which were “paraphrased” “inaccurately” and “inventing the notion” that the White House tried to protect the State Department:

    Whoever provided those quotes and paraphrases did so inaccurately, seemingly inventing the notion that Rhodes wanted the concerns of the State Department specifically addressed. Nuland, particularly, had expressed a desire to remove mentions of specific terrorist groups and CIA warnings about the increasingly dangerous assignment. Rhodes put no emphasis at all in his email on the State Department’s concerns.

    Previous reporting also misquoted Rhodes as saying the group would work through the talking points at the deputies meeting on Saturday, September 15, when the talking points to Congress were finalized. While the previously written subject line of the email mentions talking points, Rhodes only addresses misinformation in a general sense.

    Tapper condemned the leaker as having the agenda to make the White House look like they were protecting the State Department.

    Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad

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    re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

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    re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    That's funny this one that was given to the OverSight Committee doesn't mention anything about Obama or making Obama look bad.....but it was released to show that Security had been asked for repeatedly even up to the day of the attack.



    This question must be answered, along with a reason "why Hillary Clinton & the State Department denied over 100 requests for security enhancements & fortifications despite over 230 violent attacks in Libya for the year leading up to 9/11?"

    "You want to know what bothered me so much about being assigned in Libya? It's not the hardships, it's not the gunfire, it's not the threats. It's dealing & fighting against the people, the programs & the personnel who were supposed to be supporting me. And I added to it by saying, 'Jim (Bacigalupo) for me, it's as if the Taliban is on the inside of the building."

    Listen to Chris Stevens below regarding the lack of security in Libya and existing vacuum, from which terrorists such as Ansar al Sharia and Al Qaeda were allowed to organize & attack our mission. And not only did so unimpeded, but with US aid. It has been a full year since Stevens had traveled to Benghazi in November 2011, and he issued an urgent security request on September 1st, 2012 to no avail by those he reported to in the State Department.

    And though Stevens never wavered in his duty to our nation & her people, the support for him & his mission certainly did waver, as Eric Nordstrom and Lt. Col. Wood testified about under oath.....snip~

    U.S. State Dept FUNDED & TRAINED Benghazi Terrorist, Ansar al Sharia

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    re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Do you think the Lt Col Understands about Stand Down Orders? Especially for orders from higher command. Any reason why the Col would sacrifice his Military Career just to make Obama look bad? Do you think after he has gone thru the Military Protocols that he will be coming out as a Whistle-Blower. Once they get past what Team Obama terms Classified Information?



    Lt. Col Wood was the commander in charge of the American security teams in Libya & he testified:


    “I feel duty bound to come forward in order to inform and provide a portion of ground truth information. I feel a sense of honor for those individuals who have died in the service of their country.

    I realize much of my work in Libya was entangled in sensitive government work... The killing of a US Ambassador is a rare and extraordinary thing and requires our attention as a people.

    As a citizen I made the determination that this outweighs all other interests and will risk whatever circumstances may result from my testimony.”

    The two would go onto expose a shocking revelation.

    The United States of America not only denied additional security to directly protect Ambassador Stevens (a Marine Security Detachment - MSD - is typically assigned to every Ambassador stationed abroad), but taxpayers also paid (or 'back-filled' per Lamb's testimony) Ansar al Sharia and relied on US Special Forces to train them.....snip~

    U.S. State Dept FUNDED & TRAINED Benghazi Terrorist, Ansar al Sharia

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    re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Turns out the press got played again by Republicans. Jake Tapper has the smoking gun of the original email from the Obama administration which differs significantly from the “leaked emails” ABC ran with.

    In an exclusive for CNN, Tapper reveals that CNN has the original email sent by a top Obama aide, regarding the administration’s reaction to the Benghazi attacks. Tapper reported, “The actual email differs from how sources characterized it to two different media organizations.”

    “The actual email from then-Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes appears to show thath womever (sic) leaked it did so in a way that made it appear that the White House primarily concerned with the State Department’s desire to remove references and warnings about specific terrorist groups so as to not bring criticism to the department,” Tapper concludes (my bold).

    The email was sent on Friday, September 14, 2012, at 9:34 p.m. and was obtained by CNN from a U.S. government source. Ironically, the email points out that there is a “ton of wrong information” coming from Congress and people who are not particularly informed (waving hello to Congressional Republicans and Mitt Romney):

    “There is a ton of wrong information getting out into the public domain from Congress and people who are not particularly informed. Insofar as we have firmed up assessments that don’t compromise intel or the investigation, we need to have the capability to correct the record, as there are significant policy and messaging ramifications that would flow from a hardened mis-impression.

    “We can take this up tomorrow morning at deputies.”

    Read the full email here.

    Tapper notes how ABC and the Weekly Standard covered the leaked emails, which were “paraphrased” “inaccurately” and “inventing the notion” that the White House tried to protect the State Department:

    Whoever provided those quotes and paraphrases did so inaccurately, seemingly inventing the notion that Rhodes wanted the concerns of the State Department specifically addressed. Nuland, particularly, had expressed a desire to remove mentions of specific terrorist groups and CIA warnings about the increasingly dangerous assignment. Rhodes put no emphasis at all in his email on the State Department’s concerns.

    Previous reporting also misquoted Rhodes as saying the group would work through the talking points at the deputies meeting on Saturday, September 15, when the talking points to Congress were finalized. While the previously written subject line of the email mentions talking points, Rhodes only addresses misinformation in a general sense.

    Tapper condemned the leaker as having the agenda to make the White House look like they were protecting the State Department.

    Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad
    What was in that big big gray section ?

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    re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Quote Originally Posted by bubbabgone View Post
    What was in that big big gray section ?
    Heya Bubba. What do you think Nordstroms report says there? What do you think about them not being able to operate for 10 days or more?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    [INDENT]Turns out the press got played again by Republicans.
    heh heh ... I'm torn ...

    i love the smell of.jpg

    ... but it's still very sad to see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bubbabgone View Post
    heh heh ... I'm torn ...

    i love the smell of.jpg

    ... but it's still very sad to see.
    Back to the crayons , I see.

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