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Libya / US Consulate Attack / Rice, Morel / A Discussion #1034394

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The issue of statements about the cause of the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, by US Ambassador to U.N. Susan Rice re-introduced; details given about the talking points Rice used and whether the FBI or CIA edited the intelligence. [Senator Susan COLLINS - says she is troubled with Rice playing a political role by agreeing to present the administration position.] [September 16, RICE - says it was a spontaneous reaction.] [Today, President OBAMA - backs Rice.]

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with CNN's Fran Townsend and former CIA office Reuel Marc Gerecht† about Libya. [TOWNSEND - says it is unfortunate that CIA's acting director Michael Morell†† was given bad information; speculates about the bureaucracy and the talking points.] [GERECHT - says Rice got in trouble by being so assertive against an organized terrorism attack in Benghazi; suggests what Rice could have said about the attack: a more nuanced discussion.]

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