McCain grills David Gregory on Benghazi

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Today on radio, Glenn played some amazing audio of John McCain standing up to the media over their lack of interest and investigation into the Benghazi incident that saw three Americans murdered by terrorists.

“This is John McCain at his best, and it’s not ‑‑ it’s not very often that you get a chance to say, ‘I agree with John McCain,’ but here’s an exchange with David Gregory and John McCain on Benghazi,” Glenn said.

Senator McCain told David Gregory in an interview on Meet The Press:

I do know that there are so many answers we don’t know. For example, what did the president do the night of the attack? We know that– well the– well, the secretary of defense and the cha– chairman of joint chiefs of staff on– another issue and then never talked to them again.

We know that the secretary of state, who said she was clear-eyed never saw the warnings about the fact that the consulate could not– s– withstand an attack. Why was that? We don’t even still know who’s– we’ve had five different versions of who put together the talking points. We want to know why the president alleged to Mitt Romney in the debate that he had called it a terrorist attack when he hadn’t, and an interview that very night of September 12th, he’d said he didn’t know what it was.

And for two weeks later, kept saying he didn’t know what kind of an attack it was. And in testimony with secretary of defense and chief of sta– the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff both said they knew that night. There’s– so many questions about Benghazi. We’ve had two movies– about getting bin Laden and we don’t even know who the people were who were evacuated from– the consulate the next day after the attack. So there are many, many questions. And we have had– a massive cover-up on the part of–

McCain added, “The information has not been forthcoming. You can obviously believe that it has. I know that it hasn’t. And I’ll be glad to send you a list of the questions that have not been answered, including what did the president do and who did he talk to the night of the attack on Benghazi?”

“This Benghazi thing is so deep on so many levels, it changes the very fabric and nature of our military.  We do leave people behind.  We’ve never done that before.  Never.  We do now leave people behind. We do now have a president by his own admission that says, you know, you guys take care of it.  We do have a president and a State Department that doesn’t apparently read any of the e‑mails” Glenn said on radio in reaction to the audio.

“We no longer apparently have a president and a Secretary of State that is notified when an ambassador is being killed.  That’s really incredible too.  That’s new information.  And the press doesn’t care.  Why don’t they care?  We know the answer.  Because they have an agenda, period.  So now what are you going to do about it?  Turn the press off.”

 

  • landofaahs

    We need to get to the bottom of it even though we pretty well know that odumbo the LSOS was AWOL.  Hit the schmooze button

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    The absolute corruption and insanity of the Obama administration grows by the day; as the new watch phrase for Benghazi among the leftists MSM and Democrats is ‘What does it matter?”

    They want Benghazi and all references to it to just disappear so they can rewrite the history books and keep Obama isolated and free (in their rewrites) of any association with the arms smuggling, murder and treason duly committed by him and so many others in the admin.

    Had any of this occurred under a Republican or Independent President, the media would have been howling for blood unceasingly from minute one.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    Obama has shown himself to be a complete coward, traitor and murderer. Where one time the armed forces could expect all effort being made to bring them home, under the continuing campaigning of Obama the Communist, they now know after Benghazi:

    They will always be left behind. Obama cares nothing for them, nothing.

    The corruption of Obama and his admin must be stopped, and all of them brought to justice in the courts for their crimes.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    Actually Land I believe he was there and in full control until something occurred as with the first Presidential debate – I think he had some kind of emotional meltdown.

  • landofaahs

    Obama was counting sheep;  You know, his voter base.

  • http://youtu.be/R7MC2wu49Cw Sam Fisher

    John McCain just did it again. At least he is holding Obama and the media to the fire when it comes to Benghazi and pray that he keeps doing so until the truth is out there on what really happen.

  • jen

    Republicans have not handled Benghazi well themselves and it ahs been going for months.  McCain is far too late.  Hillary is still intact with all her glory.  Republicans did not a good job and is useless to speak further of it one a one off basis here and there. 

  • http://youtu.be/R7MC2wu49Cw Sam Fisher

    I thought those were called lemmings? 

  • Anonymous

    A Message to all Foreign Nations – If for some reason, the day arrives when you plan a devious attack on Americas heartland, first make sure you report this information directly to the Main Stream Media, that way, ALL Americans, will be completely oblivious to your dastardly schemes and totally ignorant of your evil intentions against our people. PS have a nice day.    

  • Anonymous

     What Fire?

  • http://youtu.be/R7MC2wu49Cw Sam Fisher

    Better than nothing.

  • Draxx

    When, when, WHEN are they going to be Held Accountable for Treason & Law Breaking???

  • Anonymous

    The news media is the “Circus” of Roman times.  The situation here now is much like what Cicero wrote about in 55 BC.  The candidacy of someone who is not prepared to run an effective, inclusive campaign has brought us to the second term of this regime.  Listen to outsiders such as Dr Carson and blend his views with those of a Rubio, Jindal, Martinez and many other forward thinkers and you have a prescription for the future.  We have far too many dull, dimwits in the current Government and their flawed actions will continue to deliver us (the people) to a future less than what it could be.  Freedom isn’t free.

  • Anonymous

    WHAT cover up? Wow, talk about selective hearing. McCain laid it out quite clearly. Meet the Press is a joke.

  • Anonymous

     I used to refer to them as lemmings, now they’re just useful idiots. One of them is even pretending to be a journalist.

  • Troy Briggs

    I believe what is most obvious in our world today is the MSM does not even hide the fact they are in the tank for fearless leader. Utterly disgusting

  • Anonymous

     Yes, but WHAT exactly can they do? Obama doesn’t care and won’t talk, his buddy Eric Holder who happens to be the head of the DoD isn’t going to give out info, Hillary who thinks she’s going to be president doesn’t care…I mean, what DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE, the liberals in congress want to get reelected in 2014 and the media WILL NOT do its job because they still have Obamagasms. They did the same thing with Fast and Furious. We may never know what happened or it might take years and a deathbed confession. I wish that they would arrest them all on treason and be issued the traditional punishment for it.

    All I’ve ever read is that Obama was informed about it, blew it off and went to bed because he had a big day of talking about himself in Las Vegas.

  • ThorsteinVeblen2012

    George Bush took a 30 day vacation prior to September 11. 

    George Bush ignored a Presidential Daily Briefing warning of an attack against America using aircraft.

    Where were John McCain, Glenn Beck or even David Gregory pressing for a response to what Condolezza Rice dismissed as a historical document?

    The feigned outrage over four Americans killed in Benghazi is created to lead us to think there is a difference between George Bush and Barack Obama, Republicans or Democrats, Liberals or Conservatives.

    It’s all theater. 

    No one goes to jail for lies on Wall Street or lies that got us into a costly war.

    You’re supposed to believe this secret Muslim baloney, a conspiracy that would be so vast and encompassing and absurd that reason would dismiss.

    Yet we’re expected to dismiss a more reasonable proposition that our government and the media is controlled by a self serving cliche. A cliche who enrich themselves while distracting the public with conspiracies they concoct. 

  • Anonymous

    i just would love to know which orders the President gave that night (if any) and go from there,i bet he didnt gave any,and or didnt know what was going on in the first place,due to him being so nicely absent from the security briefings

  • jen

    Did you ever think Republicans also don’t want the truth to come out just as much as Democrats?  Hence, they failed miserably.  Romney never really discussed it while all Republicans were behind him.  Rand laid off the press just when he could have nailed Hillary, but decided to let her go and move on to other questions. 

    Some questions have been answered and McCain doesn’t bring that up.  Key is US and Libyan Ambassador were funneling arms to Syrian rebels from Libya thruTurkey, and that Ambassador was recruiting jihadists for Syrian al quaeda rebels. 

  • Anonymous

    Perhaps you would be so kind as to tell us EXACTLY where President Bush was, what he was doing, and who was he seeing!!!  Are you kidding???  President Bush NEVER took a 30-day vacation anytime during the eight years he was in office!!  If he had, you all would have been screaming your heads off and it would have made headline news on every network and every newspaper across the country.  You guys sure do have a GREAT imagination.  Perhaps you should contact Glenn Beck and see if he would give you a job since he is looking for great creative  minds!!!

    The only “feigned outrage over four Americans killed in Benghazi” is a show put on by the President and all of his cohorts who diligently tried to blame the attack on a video which was a pure crock of sheet!!!!!  The disgrace of this whole mess rests with your precious POTUS and his administration, not anyone else.  And I believe there will come a time when he and the rest will be held accountable for their incompetence!!!

    Hopefully we have a few dedicated elected officials in D.C.who will NOT let this matter rest until the truth is known to one and all . . . and that includes YOU, my friend!!!  Maybe what Jack Nickolson said “In a Few Good Men” applies here, just maybe “you can’t handle the truth!” which would be no big surprise to anyone!

  • Anonymous

     Don’t hold your breath!

  • Anonymous

    That would be “sheeples” . . . why would you want to insult a furry animal that gives us wool for coats!

  • Anonymous

     If THAT is what happened in the first debate, does anyone care if we hit the “replay” button and leave him there???  I think I liked it better when he actually appeared to be as inept as he really is!  It may have been the only time that he has been in the limelight that we actually saw the true B.H.O!!!!!

  • Anonymous

     Is ANYONE laughing?  One has to wonder who is listening to this kind of dribble and why . . . .

  • http://twitter.com/Guarinango Sinsonta R

    Until we take the streets of Washington in a Peaceful matter and DEMAND IT. 

  • http://twitter.com/Guarinango Sinsonta R

    Indeed, it is the best of J McCain, and today McCain deserves that honor.  We many more like McCain to go out and tell the truth about Benghazi like it is.

  • http://www.facebook.com/kent.brashear.7 Kent Brashear

     Well said, snowleopard, well said.  Those who now protect and defend Obama should see the early nineties’ movie, “Stalin” starring Robert Duvall, to learn what can happen to even old friends of a tyrant.  They eventually get purged: killed or off to the gulag.  This historical movie might open some eyes.  Capt. Kent

  • Anonymous

    This is more psychogical games than anything else. MSM hopes that people will lose interest and that it will all just go away. Just keep the pressure on. Four Americans died needlessly and someone needs to be held accountable. There is no statute of limitations on murder.

  • http://www.absoluteintensity.com dennis reilly

    Just like Gone With The Wind, David Gregory just doesn’t give a damn about the lives of four Americans when it comes to protecting Obama. He’s the last guy you want backing you up in a fight.

  • sackman

    same with fast & furious…no answers!!! u liberals are the most anti-American people this country has ever had…the worst…u all must be destroyed…

  • Rex Whitmer

    Let’s see Draxx, we have a person whom is supposed to be president for the entire nation who is so busy dividing it into sub-groups and turning the groups against each other.  A president ideally would be uniting groups to bring about betterment for the entire nation, ignoring those who would separate as happened in the sixties under the tuteldge of Alinskey who’s ideal was Luther who became Satan.  Alinskey wanted to get the country so divided that it would colapse in chaos, so he could take power.  I would say that Obama has been much more sucessful in this purpose than than his ideal, Alinskey!

  • Anonymous

    The question should be, why didn’t the press ask these very questions?

  • Jesustheonlyway

    This makes me sick.  If the victims were a member of Gregory’s family I’ll bet he would care! Or…maybe not.  He’s just a corrupt Obama enabler.  All evil.

  • http://www.facebook.com/carol.kite.1 Carol Kite

    I doubt they’ll ever get anyone to admit to the crime, by our gov’t, that was committed that terrible night. Obama is so adept at lying, all his staff follows suit, and everyone gets away with it.
    What I’m reminded of is Nixon was ousted over Watergate where no one died. Here’s our teflon ruler, who never should’ve been allowed to run for pres., running wildly over Fed. laws, amendments, justice, you name it, protected by the left-loving media and getting away with whatever he desires. We’re in for horrors, the like of which is portrayed only in sci-fi fiction! 

  • Anonymous

    I am not surprised to see McCain cry and whine once again.
    He got his ass kicked by the President but won’t let it go.
    Hagey “betrayed” him, so he does his best hold up a nomination for petty personal reason.
    McCain used to have a backbone and a hair of virtue, but now he is simply another flip flopping bitch. 
    IT IS SAD!!!
     

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EGYTTJP5BPFPNNX6VDAH6JKDSA perfectlyaged

    Is there not an American who is alarmed with the recent reports that put the total federal ammunition buy in the last 10 months at approaching two billion rounds and Obama’s civilian army and FEMACorps just graduated its first class which Obama asked for as a civilian defense force to be “as strong and well funded as the U.S. military”?Well,  President Obama has his first graduating class of FEMACorps workers and as one of the Fema young men sums up pretty well how disturbing this is by saying, “we don’t really know what our job is” while adding that he’ll go “wherever the government sends him”. Nothing like a little brownshirt army to have at your beck-and-call.
    Also, Obama has built 600 fema prison camps…already fulled stocked and even has foreign guards stationed around the camps. WHY?

  • Anonymous

    You are so correct.  David Gregory is a far left Democrat who is so bias he should not be on the air.  Why would any same person believe anything he says?  He is a mouth piece for the Obama Administration and the Democrat Party.

  • Anonymous

    Look guys, you all have valid points. Deceit and corruption runs a muck in Washington. The fact remains that nearly half the country has gladly exchanged their birthright of liberty for the paltry scraps from the table of big government. 47% wasn’t an arbitrary number Romney pulled from a hat. Nothing will change the 47% minds about the Administration until those forced to be on the dole wake up and decide freedom is more important than a monthly check. That’s the reason there is no sincere push towards job creation. Too many just don’t want a job and too many professional politicians won’t risk upsetting the voter base. There needs to be a sincere change of heart throughout the nation.

  • Anonymous

    Where was McCain during the grilling of Hilary? NOTHING will come forth if just one or two republicans start asking questions. Congrassional hearing must get nasty to get the truth out, otherwise, the whole affair WILL be swept out.

  • Anonymous

    It’s good to see McCain to step up, now I hope the GOP do not give in on Hagel.

  • mspatdev

    Write, email, phone all of your representatives and senators and demand impeachment. They are not above the law. They are to be held accountable for everything that happened to all of people in Benghazi and especially Obammy. He was the one in charge of this country and everything that was going on in Benghazi. I hope he had a great time watching the killing of OUR people. He is getting more and more destructive of America. 

  • mspatdev

    AMEN, AMEN…………Along with other well known MEDIA. The paper and voice. When they come on T.V. I change the station, then they wander why people aren’t watching. Well, they aren’t giving everyone equal time, just Obammy & the Demo party.

  • Alfred Ferguson

     Yes, DAV, you are, as they say, “right on”.  But don’t forget the “dull dimwits” who vote for the other “dull dimwits”.  I fear that your sacrifice as well as that of countless others– the brave and the true and good, the best among us– for the sake of our freedom shall be little noted nor long remembered, as the “dull dimwits” sink their snouts into the trough of “free” slops.
    “Bread and circuses,” the Emperor declared, and they will do my bidding.

    “Nobody ever went broke betting on the stupidity of the masses”. (P T Barnum)

  • mspatdev

    He has the U.N. troops to help put down the people. Remember Hitler and Stalin? They had their own armies, prison camps, etc. for people that weren’t fight with them. How about the Jews being killed. I know I will be in the prison, as I am to outspoken. May God Bless this Nation and People.

  • mspatdev

    Actually McCain was at the hearings.

  • mspatdev

    Bush was not even in office long enough to take a vacation. He was sworn in Jan. 20, 2001. He was working hard to get the nation back on track after Clinton got through with it.

  • ThorsteinVeblen2012

    I don’t necessarily blame you for your ignorance, I blame the sources of your information.

    George W. Bush was at the former pig farm he called a ranch. It was widely reported, but not apparently on any of the news sources you follow:

    http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/story?id=121420&page=1

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/911timeline/2001/usatoday080701.html

    Barack Obama is continuing Bush’s wars. He continues to erode our constitutional rights, just as George Bush did. The fact that four Americans lost their lives is not the biggest thing since September 11.

    Based on your limited understanding of the facts of even George Bush’s extensive vacationing (more than any other President) which denotes a lack of curiosity, it is you who can’t handle the truth.

    President Bush spent 32% of his presidency on vacation.

    “Bush passed Reagan in total vacation days in 2005 with three and a half years left in his presidency. Reagan spent all or part of 335 days in Santa Barbara over his 8 year presidency. Bush spent 487 days at Camp David during his presidency and 490 days at his Crawford, Texas ranch, a total of 977 days.

    When you add the days President Bush spent at Kennebunkport, Maine, he spent a total of 1,020 days away from the White House — close to 3 years. At 1,020 days, Bush was close to being on vacation more days than President John F. Kennedy’s total days in office (1,036). Representatives at the Nixon and Johnson Libraries indicate those two Presidents were on vacation less than 1,000 days during their terms. ” Soda Head

  • Anonymous

    DG is a liberal prick with a condescending attitude toward anything conservative or non-lefty.  He should be called out on his ignorant biased a$$ every time he breathes such irrational propaganda hype.

  • Anonymous

     lemmings, sheep, sloth, and Eloi.  :)

  • bumpkin

    Draxx,  Glenn is always promoting ‘thinking things into existence’.  So, everybody, repeat at least twice daily:  “Barrack Hussein Obama has been impeached and is now sitting in prison for his treasonous crimes against America!”  IF enough of us say this aloud, at least 2X daily, WE will think this into existence, and it may well take all our efforts, to bring it to fruition, since Congress obviously does not care enough to even set into motion. Yes, I realize the Senate has to move forward with Impeachment proceedings, after the House declares it, and since the NWO Bilderberg gang are in the Senate, it will not likely happen, but at least it can get started.   Meanwhile, lets make it so, and remember, ‘as a man thinketh in his heart, and believe it to be so, so shall it be unto him’.  Perhaps Lord Obama (I call him that because every time I see or hear him, I find myself thinking, Oh, Lord, what has that nitwit done to us now!?)  will take Nasty Pelosi and Dirty Harry Reid down with him.  Then the Congress can excuse SLo-Joe Biden from duty, and we can finally see the Destruction of America ended- at least that over-fatted vein of it destroyed.  How fun to imagine them all sitting in prison, sitting back-to-back, threatening would-be attackers with their dinner forks, trying to protect one another.   Repeat after me:  “Barrack Hussein Obama has been impeached and is now sitting in prison for his treasonous crimes against the USA”.   GREAT fun to imagine, after all the damage he has done to us.

  • Anonymous

    We have criminals in the leadership roles of this country.
    I call it premeditated murder!

  • Joseph Zussman

    Gregory is advocating for a political order that will one day take out his lame liberal body into the streets of DC and blow his head off . . . . like they do in places like Russia, Iran, China and so on. These so-called journalists worship at the feet of dictators and then they cry like babies when their hero pull out lugars and blow their brains out.

  • Joseph Zussman

    Are you kidding me, the republican president would be long gone by now.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    Very true, and so would any independent President. And any crimes committed they should be held to account in the courts of the land and if found guilty by the law, jailed.

    The same standard has to apply to Obama and anyone involved in Benghazi, no one is to be above the law, NO ONE.

  • landofaahs

    Maybe he was snorting something as he has admitted to in the past.

  • landofaahs

    Shhhhhh. Be bewy bewy quiet. You’ll wake the sheep.

  • landofaahs

    Can’t wait until shearing time.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    Or someone is medicating him with something that is heightening his insanity and narcissism. If that is the case, who is pulling the strings from behind the scenes?

    Seriously, consider the number of vacations he is taking all the time, and how little he bothers to ‘govern’ and I keep coming back to the time of Wilson and who ran the show after that President had a stroke.

    Someone or a coalition of them are running the government from behind the scenes. Mind you this is if my theory is true.

  • Draxx

    I am sorry but I don’t think prison is enough of a punishment to slow down or stop the other progressives/democratic socialist. I believe that this Treason has caused too many American Deaths already, and that they should get the Death Penalty for HighTreason!  Only something so drastic would cause them pause, because like you said they really don’t care what others think (so we need to intrude on their thinking so-to-speak, not snuff it or destroy it, otherwise we are no better)…

  • landofaahs

    Liberalism is a disconnect from reality, it’s why obama’s policies are failing.

  • http://www.facebook.com/stanbgf Stan Gunn

    MEDIA IGNORES THIS ,TOTALLY UNREAL . WHAT IS THEIR TRUE AGENDA AND WHO’S HOLDING THE STRINGS ???

  • Anonymous

    To Brashear, Bumpkin (appropriately named) and Draxx et al: Morons, where were your voices back when the Bush Administration got busy taking away so many of your rights after 911 (as always in the name of ‘National Security’)! Comparing Obama to Stalin is the opinion of a truly hysterical idiot!!
    To mspatdev: Your reply and most of the replies here are from such abysmal fools. No wonder…it’s Beck’s website…and twerps like him only attract fellow reactionary twerps. First time here for me and now I feel so…’enlightened’…so, listen up twerps: NO PRESIDENT has such overwhelming control of the the country AND world events! What do you suppose presidents are: Supermen in tights and cape!? Get you heads out of your arses fools…if you were not inclined to impeach Bush when “He was the one in charge of this country and everything that was going on…” as those planes hit the WTC in New York, then dont agitate for Obama to be impeached for what goes on across a damned ocean in a different continent, you bloody fools. Shit happens and no president can prevent it. Y’all need a CATscan of your heads to see if you still have some functioning brain cells. This website attracts hating, like-minded folks so delusional it’s scary. Death penalty!? Oh my God, you’re so woefully stupid it hurts me to think about how horribly afflicted you are! Get well soon.

  • mspatdev

    It would be a good idea for you to study Obammy and his ideas. Go back to when he first ran for Congress. Get ideas from every person that knew him. You sound like the idiots that “O” has surrounded himself  with. Bush was in office for a few months and Clinton was in office and let everyone go free that set off WTC with all of the planes. You sound just like the idiot that is in office who is a Far-Left wing that doesn’t know anything as you haven’t studied anything. By the way, I or the people on this site, ARE NOT STUPID.  Why didn’t you try to impeach Bush?  I was working 2-3 jobs helping kids in college and other people that needed help. What was you doing, besides in the lap of luxury. I have done my studying and now it is my turn to make comments on any website I choose to.   May God Bless America.

  • Anonymous

    You’re correct, you have the right to make whatever comments (dumb or wise) on any website you choose to (as indeed do I). I’m happy to hear that you’ve been studying – good for you. But for God’s sake, as well as for your own and the country’s, please study something other than the slanted, prejudiced drivel that comes out of websites like Glenn Beck’s! Do these websites EVER say anything genuinely positive about President Obama? No~they only exist to tear him down and agitate those without the wits to know any better. When you encounter such one-sided points of view, you should be capable of recognizing that you’re not getting anything like a balanced opinion. Study harder and read other POVs. Obama’s NOT the Anti-Christ as so many on the right would have you believe. And he’s not perfect; nobody is, but he is the president and that deserves considerable respect and a vastly more rational view of the man. And I’m definitely not in any ‘lap of luxury’, (never have been). Good for you working as hard as you did; I respect that. At the same time, you most likely had to work at 2-3 jobs because you didn’t get yourself a very good education. Right? Regardless…don’t ever stop learning! Be open minded and abhor prejudice; I can promise you that Jesus was certainly NOT a bigot. Sadly, your continually labeling the president as ‘Obammy’ indicates that you’re likely white and probably a bigot. Too bad. Beck’s website, and others of its ilk, are where most bigots empty their tiny brains and dark hearts. I stand by my comment that NO president has EVER enjoyed the power to have prevented disasters like the one in Benghazi. Think harder about that. Same goes for Bush and 911…JFK in Dallas…or Roosevelt and Pearl Harbor. Aren’t these facts enough to change your mind or are you so rabidly and unreasonably tied to the rightwing POV that you cannot possibly decide for yourself independent of these damned rightwing jackasses who prey on the weak-minded? You want to study something? Study that! In the meantime, try harder to get a balanced POV and then you’ll be able to speak with intelligence. God Bless America indeed!~In fact (please) Bless America with citizens who dont make decisions/choices based on prejudice – for that only makes the US a nation of fools and jackasses.