The Heritage Foundation hosted a panel on the Benghazi attacks this past Monday, featuring stimulating discussion from a wide range of experts. Dan Bongino, who was the top Secret Service agent for President Obama’s international trips before he stepped down in 2011, was appointed as a moderator for an hour dedicated to the President’s response to the attacks.
In his opening statement, Bongino poses several important questions, including one overlooked by much of the mainstream media: “Where was the President on the night of the attack?”
Testimony by then-Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta indicates that President Obama was not in the Situation Room, despite the fact that the attacks took place over a period of seven hours. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the attacks. Testimony by Gregory Hicks, a top State Department official in Libya on the night of the attack, suggests that there was a…
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