Benghazi: Was a "stand down" order given?

On radio this morning, Glenn shared some exclusive information TheBlaze has learned ahead of the House Oversight Committee’s latest Benghazi hearing on Wednesday.

“We have exclusive breaking news from TheBlaze,” Glenn said. “We were the first media outlet and we don't care, honestly, about being first. We care about being accurate.”

When it comes to Benghazi, TheBlaze has been out in front of this story, while so many news outlets failed to cover even the most basic facts.

“I will tell you that on the Benghazi thing, I came out three days into it, four days, and I said, ‘This is what I believe is happening,’” Glenn said. “And I laid the story out, and so far, everything but the gunrunning is panning out. And I was told by a source last night that the gunrunning thing is a foregone conclusion, everyone in Washington, they all know it was gunrunning to Syrian rebels, which are now headed by the Muslim Brotherhood guy from Dallas, Texas. The circle is complete.”

“Our sources tell us that one the issues that will be cleared up tomorrow is whether or not Department of Defense was ordered to ‘stand-down’ and by whom,” Glenn explained. “This is important because a number of media outlets have reported that a Special Forces team was an hour away when the attack occurred, and could’ve been on the scene before the second attack on the compound took place. TheBlaze has been told by two sources that there was a ‘stand down order’ given to that Special Forces team.”

Glenn then pieced together the information that TheBlaze has uncovered thus far:

If you recall, we were told that three private contractors who were killed along with Ambassador Stevens were just down the road from the compound in an annex. They heard shots and explosions, and ran down to help the Ambassador and staff. Those men were killed in the firefight.

But we are now hearing from sources that two of the three contractors actually had commandeered a plane in Tripoli when they heard about the attack, and flew to Benghazi. We are also hearing that there was a security detail of approximately 15 men inside the compound at the time of the attack, and they were ordered to stand down and evacuate. It is unclear, at this point, if they were told to leave the ambassador behind. And it is not clear if they were military personnel or State Department Security.

We understand this group had to fight their way out of the compound and make their way to the CIA Annex down the road where they waited for more than 20 hours to be transported out of the area. There is more to this story. A number of them were injured, and they were told that they were to be taken directly to Walter Reed Hospital, and ordered not to speak publicly about the ordeal. To date, their identities have not been revealed.

If the media had done its job eight months ago when the attack first occurred, we probably wouldn’t be having this conversation right now. “You are not going to be able to wait six months before you get the truth,” Glenn said. “And gee… [the media] could have easily done this story, and it would have changed the course of the election. But instead, we now have to go through the scandal for the next three years.”

“May I ask you, if you have not become a member of TheBlaze, I have this morning authorized the expansion of our investigative team in a different direction than most would, and we sure could use your support,” Glenn concluded. “If you have not subscribed to TheBlaze, I would ask that you subscribe to The Blaze at TheBlaze.com/TV.

'The Fedcoin is HERE': Glenn Beck reveals what the Fed was up to while YOU weren’t watching

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While Americans were preparing for Thanksgiving last Wednesday afternoon, the Federal Reserve moved forward with its "Central Bank Digital Currency" program, and that wasn't the only controversial policy that was rolled out while you weren’t watching.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck reviewed the latest financial stories you may have missed over the holiday weekend, including how Biden's pause on student loan payments may be extended again and yet another sketchy Hunter Biden investment.

"You might have missed what happened Wednesday afternoon at the Fed," Glenn began. "They started their CBDC, Central Bank Digital Currency. Yes, the Fedcoin is here. Now they rolled it out on Wednesday — I mean, that was the only day they could do it, you know, because they've been denying that any of this stuff was happening. But they could only get it [launched] when no one was paying attention. So they rolled it out, and it's in its beta test now."

"By the way, India just rolled out its retail pilot program for digital rupees as well. But don't worry," he continued. "Maybe we should start having the conversation of, 'Gosh, this looks like the mark of the beast.' I mean, doesn't it? But surely it's not. Of course not. Not from the U.S. government. They never do anything underhanded or evil. Never."

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BIGGER than Tiananmen Square? Here's what the China protests are REALLY about

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China has been locking its citizens down for over two years under its zero-COVID policy, and it's becoming more and more clear that this isn’t just about COVID but something much more serious: slavery and control. Now it looks like many citizens have had enough. Protests are currently spreading throughout China and, unlike during the Tiananmen Square protests, the word is getting out.

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck looked into the protests' "real motivations," explained how they’re different from the 1989 protests at Tiananmen Square, and predicted how these events are a "game-changer for the entire world."

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The American Journey Experience is the new home of the car Orson Welles gave to Rita Hayworth. Orson Welles gave this car to his future wife Rita Hayworth for her 24th birthday.

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Every year as Thanksgiving approaches, the fear of politics being brought up at the dinner table is shared by millions around the country. But comedian Jamie Kilstein has a guide for what you should do to avoid the awkward political turmoil so you can enjoy stuffing your face full of turkey.

Kilstein joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to dissect exactly how you can handle those awkward, news-related discussions around the table on Thanksgiving and provided his 3-step guide to help you survive the holidays with your favorite, liberal relatives: Find common ground, don’t take obvious bait, and remember that winning an argument at the cost of a family member won’t fix the issue you’re arguing about.

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