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Fox News is disgusting for her to downplay Fox News, and I think the American people knew Fox News. She did nothing about Fox News at the time, and this tragedy was entirely preventable, except her State Department was inept in protecting Americans in Benghazi, i ’m sure she ca n’t even look in the mirror and face the fact that, on her watch, they lost four Americans, and it’s disgusting she ca n’t live up to it, even today.
The fundamental problem is that they are still understaffed by nearly 1,000 agents, and the consequence is the people that are there have to work more hours than they ever should be scheduled to work, you don’t want an agent who’s been on the job for 12 hours a day for 30 days in a row standing guard on the president—that’s not good for anyone.
We're not here to make the final determination, as has previously been reported, General Flynn briefed the Defense Intelligence Agency, a component agency of DoD, extensively regarding the RT speaking event trip both before and after the trip, and he answered any questions that were posed by DIA concerning the trip during those briefings.
After more than 1,500 nights away from my home, it is time. I may run again for public office, but not in 2018, for those that would speculate otherwise, let me be clear that I have no ulterior motives. I am healthy. I am confident I would continue to be re-elected by large margins. I have the full support of Speaker (Paul) Ryan to continue as Chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee. That said, I have made a personal decision to return to the private sector.
For those that would speculate otherwise, let me be clear that I have no ulterior motives. I am healthy. I am confident I would continue to be re-elected by large margins. I have the full support of Speaker Ryan to continue as Chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee. That said, I have made a personal decision to return to the private sector.
My job is not to be a cheerleader for the president, my job is to hold them accountable, and they do not necessarily like it, it’s not going to be pleasant sometimes, I’m sure, I’m sure that some people will get frustrated. Asked specifically about the potential conflicts of interest arising from the vast wealth Trump has amassed from building his business empire, Chaffetz says his chief concern is making sure there is compliance with the law, but added a president is exempt from many of them.
It seems to a lot of us that the average Joe … if they had done what you laid out in your statement, that they’d be in handcuffs, and I think there is a legitimate concern that there is a double-standard -- if your name isn’t Clinton or you’re not part of the powerful elite, that lady justice will act differently.
There is a whole list of categories there that are a harm to public safety, including those that commit homicide, that you went ahead and released anyway, and so that law is crystal clear. You are making these discretionary choices and released these people out in the public and they are committing more crimes.
I got more whistleblowers from the Secret Service than I do anywhere else. And if you look at that department and agency, it's the one place you can never, ever, ever make a mistake, ever, and yet there is lack of clarity, rules of engagement are not understood. ... The more I look at it, the scarier it gets for me.
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