Obama calls IRS actions outrageous, seeks to neutralize crises
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama sought on Monday to neutralize two crises that threatened his second term agenda, calling the apparent targeting of conservative groups by tax officials "outrageous" and an uproar over his response to American deaths in Libya a "sideshow."
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Diplomat Airs Benghazi Attack Details
An American diplomat delivered an emotional reconstruction of the 2012 attacks in Libya, and said the U.S. military could have done more.
Republicans say military could have done more in Benghazi
But the Pentagon has said that no forces would have been able to reach the Libyan site in time to prevent the American deaths. WASHINGTON — The latest chapter in the political battle over the killing of four Americans in Libya is unfolding this week, with Republicans pointing to the testimony of a State Department official as evidence that the U.S. military could have done more to disrupt the attack.
Middle East: Libya: 3 Sought for Questioning in Benghazi Attack
The F.B.I. on Wednesday released photos of three men wanted in connection with the attacks on an American diplomatic mission and C.I.A. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, in September.
Former envoy Pickering on problems at Benghazi mission
WASHINGTON - Former American diplomat Thomas Pickering said what struck him most during a review of last year's attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, were the frequent personnel changes, second-guessing on security upgrades, and dismissive attitude toward dozens of security incidents.
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