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Congress Presses GAO For Benghazi Answers It Doesn't Have

Sometimes Congressional hearings are enlightening exercises in which lawmakers get to the bottom of difficult issues. Thursday’s Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Benghazi terrorist attack was not one of those hearings.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 11:52 a.m. ET

Posted on November 15, 2012, at 6:57 p.m. ET

Michael Courts, Acting Director of International Affairs and Trade at the GAO found himself on the hot seat. Unfortunately for him — and members of the committee — GAO isn’t in much of a position to actually answer any questions about the attack or what went wrong, as his testimony painfully demonstrated.

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