Special forces in Tripoli told 'you can't go' to Benghazi

Tripoli is about 30 minutes flying time to Benghazi. If what this diplomat says is true, the administration is going to be forced by congress to come clean on who gave the order that prevented special forces from coming to the assistance of our embattled diplomats. Benghazi is not going away. CBS News: The account from Gregory Hicks is in stark contrast to assertions from the Obama administration, which insisted that nobody was ever told to stand down and that all available resources were utilized. Hicks gave private testimony to congressional investigators last month in advance of his upcoming appearance at a congressional hearing Wednesday. According to excerpts released Monday, Hicks told investigators that SOCAFRICA commander Lt. Col. Gibson and his team were on their way to board a C-130 from Tripoli for Benghazi prior to an attack on a second U.S. compound "when [Col. Gibson] got a phone call from SOCAFRICA which said, 'you can't go now, you don't have the authority...(Read Full Post)