FEBRUARY 27, 2015
From a FOIA lawsuit filed against the State Department, Judicial Watch obtained new documents showing then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s advisors knew of the terrorist attack on the Benghazi consulate in 2012. That knowledge came from email exchanges among them obtained by Judicial Watch. Despite that, Clinton issued a fallacious statement saying the attack was a response to a YouTube video criticizing Islam. Judicial Watch’s president Tom Fitton sat down with the author of this article–Sara Carter–to further discuss these emails. Read more about these emails from Judicial Watch here.
Here is a snippet of what Judicial Watch found in the obtained emails, as quoted in the article:
At 4:38 p.m., another email forwarded to Clinton’s staff cited a phone call from someone in Benghazi saying that “15 armed individuals were attacking the compound and trying to gain entrance.”