Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 11:13:12 am
If you thought the Republican Party might have finally been so embarrassed by their attempts to inflate the Benghazi attack into a huge scandal that they were starting to back away from this ridiculous mess, think again. Right wingers are apparently not finished embarrassing themselves yet: John McCain 'Troubled' by Susan Rice's Benghazi Explanation at Meeting.
Sen. John McCain and two other GOP senators said they were "significantly troubled" after a private meeting with U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice about her erroneous explanation of the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
And the senators left open the possibility they could try to block Rice's promotion if President Barack Obama nominates her as secretary of State. Acting CIA Director Michael Morell also joined Rice at the meeting.
"The concerns I have are greater today than they were before, and we're not even close to getting the basic answers," Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), joined by McCain and Sen. Kelly Ayotte (N.H.), told reporters after the closed-door meeting. "I would place a hold on anybody who wanted to be promoted for any job who had a role in the Benghazi situation."