DoJ files first charges against Benghazi attackers

Last week, Republican Senators sent a letter to new FBI chief James Comey asking him for a report on the investigation into who is responsible for the attack on our diplomats in Benghazi. Whether that spurred the Department of Justice to action is unknown, but the report that charges have been filed in federal court against the leader of the terrorist group that participated in the attack is long overdue. The Hill: The Justice Department has filed the first criminal charges stemming from last year's attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, against Ahmed Khattalah, the leader of a Libyan militia, CNN reports. Federal agents and prosecutors filed charges under seal against Khattalah for his role in the attack on Sept. 11, 2012, that left four Americans dead, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens.   The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that sealed charges had been filed against multiple suspects. Both reports said it was still unknown what specific...(Read Full Post)