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Libya / Consulate Attack #1031719

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 28, 2012
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(Studio: Savannah Guthrie) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The acknowledgement from US intelligence officials that they were wrong in their initial claim that the attack on the consulate in Libya was spontaneous examined; statement from the Director of National Intelligence quoted; details given about security concerns preventing the FBI from getting to Benghazi. [Earlier, U.N. Ambassador Susan RICE†- says it was a spontaneous reaction to what transpired in Cairo.] [Presidential candidate Mitt ROMNEY – says there was confusion on the part of the administration.] [Senator John KERRY – states the Republicans are trying to exploit a bipartisan letter asking the State Department for more details.] Representative Peter King’s call for Rice to resign noted.

(Studio: Savannah Guthrie; Washington: Andrea Mitchell) This rare admission from the intelligence community and the role of politics discussed.

Guthrie, Savannah;
Williams, Pete;
Mitchell, Andrea

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