Sen. Ron Johnson not content with Clinton’s Benghazi remarks

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) is discontent with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s answer yesterday that ” what difference at this point does it make” whether the attack in Benghazi was caused by a protest or “because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they’d go kill some Americans.”

On CNN‘s “Starting Point” with Soledad O’Brien Thursday morning Johnson defended his questioning of Clinton during yesterday’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, saying it does matter whether what caused the attack.

“I was asking a pretty simple question,” he said. “We could have known very quickly whether there was a protest or there wasn’t a protest, just by getting on the phone to those evacuees.”

Johnson said the American people deserve to know the truth and accused the Obama administration of not being straightforward with the country.

“There was no reason for this — literally — weeks of controversy, and quite honesty now, four months,” he told O’Brien. “We could have had these answers, and it’s also important that we should have had those answers right away.”

Johnson said he is understanding of Clinton’s medical issues, but asserted that it should not have taken four months to get answers about the Benghazi attacks.

“The American people deserve the truth,” he said. “That is why this matters.”

While appearing on Fox News on Thursday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) also criticized Clinton’s response to Johnson, saying it was “stunning.”

Of course it matters,” he said. “It matters for a whole lot of reasons, including to the families and Americans, because the American people deserve to be told the truth, and they were not told the truth.”
McCain said there had been clear warning signs in Libya that the Obama administration had ignored, and that “it’s not over” for the families of those killed.



  1. Roger Mitchell says:

    Obama Lied ? Oh say its not so and a Clinton did not tell the truth again what is the world coming too. As for Hilliary anyone who would stay will slick Willy the way she did just tells me she is morally bankrupt. and the way she poked fun at Tammy Wynette about her song stand by your man from 100 yrs ago when Billy Boy was swearing to god and anyone who would fall for it that Jennifer flowers and the other one were all liars and trying to harm him .

    Then came old Monica LOL and the cigar still she stayed with him she put her own desires to gain power ahead of what I’d call self respect to stay with the slob.. I guess it all depends on what your definition of is is (: If her lips are moving she is lying and waiting for 2016 thats the only reason she will step down and Ron Johnson and all of them had her on the hot seat yesterday and she slipped out just like slick willy and Teflon Obama They do not care about honesty and they do not care what anyone thinks at least Richard Nixion tried to hide watergate up ..