The Democrats' Dilemma on Benghazi

Though they may publicly deny that there is any scandal in the Obama administration’s response to the Benghazi attack on September 11, 2012, there must be doubts emerging, if only because we now know with certainty that a critical email was withheld in violation of a subpoena from the Issa Committee. Though most Democrats loathe Darrel Issa (and the entire Republican Party, for that matter), the expression “cover-up” is now in play, and the senior Congressional leadership of the party is old enough to remember the Watergate hearings, and the articles of impeachment that emerged from that process, authored in part by a young committee staffer named Hillary Rodham Clinton. Article 1 cited as part of the justification for impeachment: withholding relevant and material evidence or information from lawfully authorized investigative officers and employees of the United States; In Watergate, keep in mind, the underlying crime was a “third-rate...(Read Full Article)

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