NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 20, 2012
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(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The conflicting reports about the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya examined; scenes shown of Deputy Secretary of State William Burns in Libya at a memorial for the Americans and the funeral procession in Coronado, California for victim Tyrone Woods; statement from White House press secretary Jay Carney quoted. [On Univision, President OBAMA – says the protest over the video was used as an excuse by extremists to harm US interests.] [Representative Howard McKEON- says this was a pre-planned attack.] [U.N. Ambassador Susan RICE- says it was a spontaneous reaction to what transpired in Cairo.] [Senator John McCAIN – criticizes the administration’s abysmal level of knowledge about terrorist attacks and militant operations.]
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