Obama Lies His Way Through Questions on Benghazi

Posted by on Oct 26, 2012 at 6:50 pm

Some of the text is here.

“Well, we are finding out exactly what happened. I can tell you, as I’ve said over the last couple of months since this happened, the minute I found out what was happening, I gave three very clear directives. Number one, make sure that we are securing our personnel and doing whatever we need to. Number two, we’re going to investigate exactly what happened so that it doesn’t happen again. Number three, find out who did this so we can bring them to justice. And I guarantee you that everyone in the state department, our military, the CIA, you name it, had number one priority making sure that people were safe. These were our folks and we’re going to find out exactly what happened, but what we’re also going to do it make sure that we are identifying those who carried out these terrible attacks.”

The conversation then moved on to his green energy scams, which he laughably claims weren’t political. Remarkably, he’s still bringing up bin Laden.

Meanwhile, David Petraeus throws Obama under the bus.

Video via DrewM.

Update: More here.

“Well, we are finding out exactly what happened,” the president again said. “I can tell you, as I’ve said over the last couple of months since this happened, the minute I found out what was happening, I gave three very clear directives. Number one, make sure that we are securing our personnel and doing whatever we need to. Number two, we’re going to investigate exactly what happened so that it doesn’t happen again. Number three, find out who did this so we can bring them to justice. And I guarantee you that everyone in the state department, our military, the CIA, you name it, had number one priority making sure that people were safe. These were our folks and we’re going to find out exactly what happened, but what we’re also going to do it make sure that we are identifying those who carried out these terrible attacks.”

Just incredible. He spent weeks blaming the YouTube video, yet now claims he immediately demanded the attackers brought to justice, admitting he knew it was a terror attack and nothing to do with the video.

Someone else here needs to be brought to justice.

9 Responses to “Obama Lies His Way Through Questions on Benghazi”

  1. Denis on 26/26/12 at 8:32 pm

    The President said ‘the minute’ he found out what was happening he directed:

    “Number two, we’re going to investigate exactly what happened so that it doesn’t happen again. Number three, find out who did this so we can bring them to justice.”

    The lies are obvious because he addresses the situation in the rear view mirror, not as events were happening. At the exact time that your people are under attack, do you demand an investigation to make sure it doesn’t happen again, or do you send help

  2. Catseye on 26/26/12 at 8:36 pm

    Warning: Do Not Watch this video if you have high blood pressure I started but quit when the blood started pounding in my temples.

  3. Katherine on 26/26/12 at 9:13 pm

    Listening to him stutter through these lies is to understand why the term “gasbag” was coined for politicians.

    He can’t even shimmy sideways next an honest answer.

    We are firmly in wag the dog territory now, but this one, may God forgive his immortal soul, has a body count.

  4. John Scotus on 26/26/12 at 11:51 pm

    Obama makes Tricky Dick and Slick Willie look like models of honesty and upstanding citizenship. At this point, it is so bad that no one will be making nicknames for Obama. Instead, his name will become a word in and of itself, meaning the epitome of both prevarication and hubris–”To pull an Obama”, “He is Obamaesque in his actions”, etc.

  5. Maxine on 27/27/12 at 6:48 pm

    I live close to Camp David. I would like to ring his neck. Who does Obama think he is fooling. American citizens are not stupid, but he certainly is. This needs to get out to the voting public to make sure he is out in November. If he gets re-elected it’s going to be pure hell in America.

    I am glad to see so many comments that support my views.

  6. Blue Hen on 29/29/12 at 1:51 pm

    First, the word is “wring” not “ring”. Second, such expressions are stupid, probably illegal and not called for. I want him out, and indicted if possible. Let it end there.