House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said the emails were a distraction from real issues.
“Diversion, subterfuge, Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi,” Pelosi said, according to CBS News. “Why aren’t we talking about something else?”
The Obama administration initially described the attack as a response to the video that had sparked protests at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and elsewhere. Susan Rice, then the U.N. ambassador, went on Sunday television talk shows and described it as such. Those comments have stirred up political opposition ever since, as military and other officials have said it was clear it was a terror attack unrelated to the video.
Pelosi likely wants the following hushed up, too:
Information about Tommy Vietor HERE.
Let us recall that the Benghazi attack happened on September 11, 2012 — just a few short months before the General Election in November.
Charles Krauthammer’s take on the recently-revealed Benghazi emails (hat tip to MFS-The Other News):
Additional reading at Mike’s America: White House Spin Machine in Overdrive as Benghazi Lies Unravel.