“As the truth about what happened in Benghazi on the night of September 11 continues to trickle out, it’s becoming more apparent that the administration’s lack of truthfulness seems to emanate from a desire to hide something from the American people,” the senators said.
Last week, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinManning commutation sparks Democratic criticism Senate seeks deal on Trump nominees Senate Democrats brace for Trump era MORE (D-Calif.) announced that she would hold a hearing on the attack in Benghazi. The House has already started an investigation.
Earlier this month, Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonChelsea Clinton: We must keep fighting Ryan, Bannon strike surprising truce Five takeaways from Pruitt's EPA hearing MORE said she'd take responsibility for the lack of security during the attack in order "to avoid some kind of political gotcha" for the administration.
In an interview with MSNBC aired on Monday, Obama vowed that he would find the people responsible and urged lawmakers to allow the administration to conduct a full probe into the attack, acknowledging that as commander in chief, he was “ultimately” responsible for the security of U.S. diplomats.