Clinton Turns Down Request to Testify on Benghazi Next Week

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has turned down an invitation to testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee next Thursday on the Benghazi attack.

A committee update this evening indicated that Michael Courts, acting director of International Affairs and Trade for the Government Accountability Office, will be testifying followed by a RAND Corp. analyst.

The committee indicated further witnesses could be added, but the State Department confirmed that Clinton won’t be one of them.

“She was asked to appear at House Foreign Affairs next week, and we have written back to the chairman to say that she’ll be on travel next week,” said department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland. She did not answer a question about whether Clinton would be willing to fly back from Australia to address either the Foreign Affairs panel or the Senate and House closed-door intelligence committee hearings getting to the root of the Benghazi scandal.


  • Victoria

    That figures.

  • 6111nosirrah

    She “turned down” an “invitation” to testify ? huh? Since when can she do that ? but oh yea, she’s going to be in Australia —- now there’s a good reason — and besides, she’s ‘resigning’, so there’s another good reason. Let me put it this way, ‘someone’ told her to turn down the invitation – probably the same ‘someone’ who ordered the FBI to investigate Petraeus. There sure are alot of ‘suspicious’ actions going on in the WH. Who thinks they
    are all connected ????

  • Richard A. Schwartz

    Clinton did dereliction of duty and being incompetent There is no excuse for these actions. Speaks volumes about loyalty of state dept. to people outside this country. They are throwaways by example

  • Barb Patton

    She will never testify against the latte one because she is hoping to become the first marxist communist female dictator of America. That is the prize she wants so she is quite happy to sit in the back pew waiting for the latte one to finish the ground work of destroying america and then she will come waltzing in acting as if she is Mother Theresa. GOD HELP AMERICA. I still do not understand how she can help muslims to destroy america when her daughter is married to a jew. The mind boggles. Golf anyone??

    • caskinner

      I think Hitlery is finished politically no matter what she does on the Benghazi scandal.

      • Patti1947

        She is responsible for the deaths of those 4 Americans in Benghazi as well as Obama, Biden, and Petraeous……. What a bunch of lying corrupt people we have in our government today. Hillary better forget running for President in 2016 unless she comes forward and tells the truth and I highly doubt she will do that since she is married to another habitual liar, Bill Clinton. People that think the Clintons are honest people are as dumb as rocks. Subpoena these people and make them all testify – maybe we can get them out of office this way instead of having to try and win fixed elections.

        • caskinner

          The Clinton’s are both dirty and have been getting away with murder for years. Praying that her time has come to pay the price for what she has done. She is no good just like the fraud in the White House.



  • Jerry Miller

    I would imagine they’ll keep her lying butt out of the country until her very last day. This is just an example of what her administration would look like, if she were elected in 2016.

  • caskinner

    She is guilty as h e l l. She needs to be held to the fire and forced to testify. I am depending on Congress to take care of business.

    • Barb Patton

      you will have a long long long wait.. She will not drop the ball on the latte one

  • Sweet Lady Mary

    Get her butt back from wherever is happens to be. It is her duty to testify and not only testify, to tell the truth! This crowd needs to be held accountable.

    • XX

      who is going to hold them accountable! The states who had more than 100% voter turnouts, or like mine, 100,000 votes that were never counted and today sit in the hallway outside the recorder’s office? A congress that invites a criminal to testify and then acts like this week is the only time they can hear it? A court system that is going Sharia? The General who spoke out about being prevented from helping in Benghazi? You saw what happened to him. Or maybe the Oreo cookie in the WH will step up and say Yup it was me. We didn’t have an election because we had a coup. We are gone

  • Mys77

    Clinton… guess she didn’t learn a thing about what happens when you lie….and I bet you she knew all along about her husbands affair… and now she thinks by avoiding and deflecting this going to save her lying hide??? Disgusting piece of trash… all of them…the worst characters of all of human kind. Too bad we can’t still tar and feather… but lets make sure we clean house and expose them to all corners of America about the blood on their hands. Guilty… now they need to be punished severly!!!

    • Patti1947

      These are ALL money grubbing, power seeking, government control idiots that want to ruin this country and have everyone dependent on a few handouts to keep them happy…… Hillary and Bill are a perfect match. A Couple of habitual liars who will do anything to retain power. Wake Up America… They are laughing in your faces.

  • Fred Mitchell

    Would’nt you turn down a request to testify, if you knew your butt might end up in jail.Thats why all at once, she has to get out of the country, and stay till things cool off.She knows what really happen at Benghazi, believe me.A summon, beats the hell out of a request.

  • Patti1947

    How long is it going to take before the American people that voted for this administration figures out there is alot of corruption going on? There was definately voted fraud in this last election. How can Obama get 108% of the vote in some of these swing states? HELLO

  • Bulldog74

    Pray that Congress, for once, shows some guts and MAKES her come back and testify.
    This is a bigger issue than Clinton or even Obama, it comes right down to the system of checks and balances that forms the basis of our government.

  • justathinker

    In leg-irons, if need-be.

  • stonemike

    Request my b–t they have the power to force her and petraeus both to either testify or take the fifth! The HOUSE will be marked for blanket condemnation if they fail to force the liars to anty up!

  • Fred Mitchell

    Clinton is smarter than that,she knows she might get her butt in a slang,No Cogress has got to do better than that, She has to be supoenad

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