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Democrats open door to participating in Benghazi probe

By The Associated Press

This article was published May 6, 2014 at 11:14 a.m.

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WASHINGTON — House Democrats opened the door Tuesday to participating in a select committee investigation of Benghazi if they are equally represented on the panel with Republicans.

House Speaker John Boehner has named a GOP congressman to lead the select committee but has yet to outline his full plan. A vote to authorize the probe is expected this week. It is unlikely the Republican majority would accept the Democratic minority’s request for equal representation.

“If this review is to be fair, it must be truly bipartisan,” Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said.

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Dontcallmenames says... May 6, 2014 at 11:54 a.m.

Step right up Dumbocrats that need to get re-elected this fall. Another chance for you to fool your voters into thinking you actually want to improve this country!

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AmericasDoomed says... May 6, 2014 at 1:40 p.m.

I guess the DIMocRATS figured out that by not participating they might as well confess the administrations intentional cover-up.

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Packman says... May 6, 2014 at 3:47 p.m.

Nancy Pelosi is a special kind of bat$hit crazy. Newly discovered emails indicating lies told at previous hearings justify the call for additional investigation. What is Pelosi afraid of? Ooops, we all know the answer to that. Like all libs, she's afraid of the truth.

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DontDrinkDatKoolAid says... May 6, 2014 at 4:15 p.m.

Request ... After all the Stone Walling? Nope I would say.

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T6 says... May 6, 2014 at 5:29 p.m.

Pack... The Wicked Witch of the West is afraid Gowdy might find MORE than the D's want found. This way her party can obstruct and claim there was never a scandal.

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Reason says... May 6, 2014 at 8:01 p.m.

You pubs need to get a life. Hillary will be the next President of the United States.
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"If we're playing politics with Benghazi, we'll get burned," Graham said on CBS's "Face the Nation."

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Capitalist12 says... May 6, 2014 at 10 p.m.

Four died, and Obama, Hillary, and Susan Rice lied. That Obama blamed the coordinated attack using military weapons upon the Americans in Benghazi on a video supposedly seen on youtube in the middle of the desert on September 11 was absurd. That Democrats continue to defend the Obama administration's cover-up--perhaps to protect then Secretary of State Clinton and possible presidential candidate (What difference does it make now?)--is disgraceful.

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GrimReaper says... May 6, 2014 at 10:26 p.m.

Headline should have read "Democrats open door to obstructionism in Benghazi probe".

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Reason says... May 7, 2014 at 9:40 a.m.

G O P _ P O L I T I C S

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