Today, at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, retired USAF Brigadier General Robert Lovell, the former Deputy Director for Intelligence for the U.S wimmelbilderen. African Command (AFRICOM), testified that State Department officials never asked the military to go save Americans in Benghazi.
At today’s hearing, Rep windows word download kostenlos deutsch. Jason Chaffetz had the following exchange with BrigGen Lovell over the military response to the attacks the night of September 11, 2011:
Rep tor browser videos herunterladen. Chaffetz: What was the mood in the [operations center] room? What was the feeling? To save our people?
BrigGen Lovell: It was desperation there… it was desperation to gain situational awareness and to be able to do something to save people’s lives netflix offline herunterladen mac.
Rep. Chaffetz: … We had assets there in Europe. Did they actually go into the sound of the guns prime music musik herunterladen? Did they actually go into Benghazi?
BrigGen Lovell: No sir, those assets did not.
Rep amazon mp3 erneut herunterladen. Chaffetz: Why not?
BrigGen Lovell: Basically, there was a lot of looking to the State Department for what they wanted and the deference to the Libyan people and the sense of deference to the desires of the State Department in terms of what they would like to have copytrans manager herunterladen.
Rep. Chaffetz: Did they ever tell you to go save the people in Benghazi?
BrigGen Lovell: Not to my knowledge, sir auf netflix herunterladen.
Rep. Chaffetz: … We didn’t run to the sound of the guns? They were issuing press releases powerpointen gratis 2018. We had Americans dying. We had dead people. We had wounded people. And our military didn’t try to engage in that fight. Would you disagree with that herunterladen?
BrigGen Lovell: …Four individuals died. Sir, we obviously did not respond in time to get there.
Rep. Chaffetz: Could we have?
BrigGen Lovell: We may have been able to, but we’ll never know.
BrigGen Lovell also testified that the event “was not- not an escalation [of a protest]. It was an attack.”
Watch the testimony below…