Congressmen Trey Gowdy and Elijah Cummings seemed to lose their cool today at the Benghazi hearings in Washington to investigate the death of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith, and two American CIA contractors when Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.
“Why were there so many requests for security equipment and personnel, and why were those requests denied in Washington?” Representative Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, the committee chairman, demanded to know as he opened the hearing on Thursday morning. “What did our leaders in Washington do or not do, and when?”
Republican Lawmakers spent eight hours grilling Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on whether she neglected her duty to secure the diplomatic mission in Benghazi in the months leading up to the attacks in Libya on September 11, 2012 by Islamic radical groups.