FEBRUARY 27, 2015
After filing a FOIA lawsuit against the State Department regarding the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack, Judicial Watch received a trove of emails that reveal then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her top aides knew the attack was caused by a group affiliated with al Qaeda. Despite being informed of this, Clinton perpetuated the lie that the attack was caused by a YouTube video critical of Islam. Since Judicial Watch made these emails available to the public, Trey Gowdy’s Select Committee on Benghazi has not considered investigating them. Read more about these emails here.
Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, also offered commentary on this matter, as quoted in the article:
“These emails leave no doubt that Hillary Clinton’s closest advisers knew the truth about the Benghazi attack from almost the moment it happened,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
“And it is inescapable that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton knowingly lied when she planted the false story about ‘inflammatory’ material being posted on the Internet,’” Fitton said.