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with the families that lost loved ones 12 years ago this very day. and one year ago in benghazi. never forget. thanks for joining us. this is a fox news alert. just in, russian president vladimir putin directly addressing the american people in syria. just moments ago the new york times posted an op-ed by putin. he warns against u.s. military intervention saying, quote, the potential strike by the united states against syria, despite strong opposition from many countries and major political and religious leaders, including the pope, will result in more innocent victims and escalation, potentially spreading the conflict far beyond syria's borders. a strike would increase violence and unleash a new wave of terrorism. president putin says it could throw the entire system of international law and order out of balance.
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putin also slapping obama for saying the united states is exceptional, calling that remark, quote, dangerous. so is russia just playing us? and is that dangerous? >> putin is the player. we are being played. >> that's exactly right. that's exactly what is happening here. >> we have had to rely on the russians to rescue this and they frankly don't have american interests at heart. >> do you realize what a laughingstock we are? >> we have seen one of the most stun i stunning collapses and reversals of super power status in the history of the world. >> we are relying on the russians who vetoed every action against assad in the united nations. >> leading from behind has consequences. it created a power vacuum up front. the russians filled it. >> the russian government indicated a willingness to join with the international community in pushing assad to give up his chemical weapons. >> what an historic speech last night. probably the first time in
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history that a u.s. president gave a speech about not doing something. >> this initiative has the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons without the use of force. >> give this a chance and then we'll see how serious the russians are about it. >> moscow has been arming syria for 50 years. the idea that they are going to lead the way on disarmament is a joke. >> until two days ago, syria didn't acknowledge that it possessed chemical weapons. >> where do you think the weapons are going? i hate to be a cynic. with these people, it's practically impossible. i would wager that whatever chemical weapons that bashar assad might have are now on their way to hezbollah. >> right now secretary of state >> right now secretary of state john kerry headed to geneva for a critical meeting with russia's foreign minister is set for tomorrow.
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president reagan's aide joins us now. >> how are you? >> former head of the kgb lecturing our president who ran on an anti-war platform on peace. >> i read the whole thing and i read it twice. candidly, it was an outstanding piece. i think vladimir putin made a better case against u.s. strikes in syria than the president of the united states did last night. he laid out one of the real dangers here which is that jihadists and terrorists and the al qaeda folks inside syria and others, they are pouring in from the west and russia. if the assad regime falls, in whose hands do the chemical weapons go? i don't think assad is a threat to use chemical weapons against the united states or israel. as for some of the people in the rebel community, i think they are a real threat to use them. >> you know, pat, when you talk
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about the chemical weapons and the whole idea that president putin proposed is that syria secured -- hand over the chemical weapons to the international community and they would be dismantled. that of course -- how in the world will we be certain syria is identifying all its stockpiles? >> we are not going to be. i will tell you this. russia is the player here. it is the big player, not the united states. russia alone has the lines to assad. russia alone can get assad to identify where the weapons are. he alone can get assad to tell him where to go to pick up the weapons. we don't have contact there at all. for the short term we have to rely upon russia. ms albright once said the united states is the indispensable nation.
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for the next few weeks, russia is the indispensable nation. >> what do you make of the fact that in part of the op-ed ed by president putin he talks about the president's address to the nation tuesday night. he also goes into the president's remark about american exceptionalism saying the united states policy makes america different. it makes us exceptional. that's what president obama said. then president putin said that remark by our president is extremely dangerous to encourage people to see themselves as exceptional, whatever the motivation. >> i disagree with president putin here. i don't think president obama said we are exceptional because of our policies. i think he said he feels our beliefs, our concern about international norms about human rights, the record we have makes us exceptional. i do agree the united states is an exceptional nation. president putin makes a point. he asks this exceptional nation idea has taken us into war against iraq, war in afghanistan ten years, war in libya. now we are moving toward war in
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syria. what good has it done for human rights and what good has it done for the united states of america. putin is making a case here that a lot of american critics of the administration -- conservative as well as liberal -- have been making. >> putin rubs the u.s.'s nose in iraq and afghanistan. it says something to the effect of why does the government want to repeat recent mistakes referring to iraq and afghanistan. what do you make of the idea that president putin is trying to run the united states and private diplomacy. trying to speak with our secretary of state and at the same time he goes out to speak to the american people by this op-ed . >> well, the russians have their own interests. what putin is doing is reaching out to the anti-war community
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in the united states, the anti-interventionist community on syria which as we know recently is probably around 60 to 80% of the american people. he's doing it in an op-ed. i think it's very effective. as for the russians do they have national interests in there? yes, they do. some coincide with us which is that al qaeda not get chemical weapons. others don't. he wants assad to survive. he doesn't want a war on iran. he doesn't want terrorists coming to chechnya any more than he wants them in new york. we have interests in common with this man. let me say this. i worked with richard nixon and reagan. when i was with ronald reagan, he was desperate to talk to the russians. he would say i try to talk to them and they keep dying on me. three or four died. then gorbachev. he went right to him to negotiate. what is the united states doing stiffing the president of russia, not having meetings with him?
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it makes us look petty. in the last week, vladimir putin looked like a statesman. >> the irony. getting back to my question that former head of the kgb and what the kbg did for decades is now lecturing our president via the "new york times" to the american people on issues of peace and diplomacy. and to a president who ran on an anti-war platform is extraordinary turn of events. >> which of the two, greta, is right now threatening a war that the american people don't want. that the american military doesn't want. that the congress of the united states doesn't want. that the world community doesn't want. the ones threatening the world right now are john kerry and barack obama who says we'll have a big strike where john kerry says it will be
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unbelievably small. they are the ones to whom putin is addressing this. it is better in our relationship with russia that we have the russians writing op-ed s for the new york times rather than putting missiles in cuba as they were doing before. >> pat, good to have you. kelly ayotte is on the homeland security committee. good evening, senator. >> good evening, greta. >> senator, your thoughts on this op-ed by president putin speaking to the american people on the president of the united states? >> i have to say, i think it's the height of hypocrisy to lecture the united states of america. what he says is that we have to go to the united nations to seek a resolution to do anything in syria. let's keep in mind who blocked us every time we have sought a resolution in the united nations? the russians and chinese. it's hypocritical of him to say it. he says in the op-ed it's not
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the syrian government who has used chemical weapons, but again he makes the claim that the opposition forces used the chemical weapons. that just doesn't stand up to the evidence here. i think, again, this really makes -- for him to speak to the american people like this in such a hypocritical way, bear in mind, today, the french, uk and our country went to the u.n. with a resolution. putin said i don't want to go to the united nations security council with regard to securing chemical weapons in syria. again, at this point, i'm obviously incredibly skeptical with regard to putin as well as assad. i hope for the administration's sake they are able to get the assad regime to give up chemical weapons in some verifiable way. as you identified i don't know how we verify that they have done so. >> what you are referring to in the op-ed about the poison gas is president putin says no one doubts poison gas was used in syria. but there is every reason to believe it was used not by the
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syrian army but by the opposition forces to provoke vention forces, that would be us, siding with fundamentalists. another attack against israel cannot be ignored.his position. which side he's on, rather than in the middle trying to resolve this rather than trying to put a lid on it. >> that's right. obviously, i have been in briefings, seen the evidence . i'm convinced the assad regime used chemical weapons. i saw a report coming over here that the united nations report that's going to be coming forward will confirm that. for the russians to say somehow the assad regime didn't use chemical weapons doesn't fly in the face of the evidence. that really troubles me in terms of our ability to broker an agreement with them. i hope the administration is successful but i'm very skeptical of the russians at this point. >> assuming the fact that we are not satisfied that they are going to surrender chemical
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stockpiles and they will destroy them. we are back too where we were. what is going to be your vote, what is your recommendation to the president? >> i came out today after hearing the president's speech last night. here is my problem from the beginning. i believe we have interests obviously in syria with regard to the involvement of iran. that's why i find it hypocritical when russians talk about foreign patrons. they have been giving arms to the assad regime as have the iranians. we do have interests at stake in syria. i have been concerned about the fact that it's an inconsistent and incoherent strategy by the administration and for us to authorize military force at this time when we have seen so many inconsistencies including the one pat buchanan just mentioned, it would be unbelievably small at one point. not as the president said last night, that we don't do pinpricks. i need a strong plan to be part of a cohesive strategy before
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we use military force in syria. >> today is september 11th. a dark day in our history, 12 years ago and a year ago. you have written two letters -- one to the fbi director and one to the president of the national congress of libya about benghazi. what did you write, and why? >> obviously this is the one-year anniversary of september 11th last year, benghazi, the attack on the consulate when we lost four brave americans. at this point, i'm troubled that we have not brought anyone to justice. a recent "new york times" report said those that have been indicted for these crimes, including ahmad khattala, that our government is not pushing the libyan authorities and that we could bring them to justice and the libyan authorities haven't been cooperating the way they should. particularly what we did for that country. the today i wrote a letter with
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senator graham to the libyan president saying, cooperate. we demand for the relationship between our countries for you to cooperate with the american authorities. we also wrote the director of the fbi to say, how come you are not pushing the libyan authorities to bring those terrorists to justice? the victims deserve it. >> if they don't cooperate, libya, having written this letter and they ignore it, what are you going to do then? >> i can tell you we are going to continue absolutely pushing this. this is a matter of bringing really the president following through on what he said bringing terrorists to justice. we have an ability, i think, to put pressure on the libyan government. we have been assisting them. obviously throughout this with aid. we can hold up their aid if they are not going to cooperate with us. that's important. we should bring them to justice. >> senator, thank you very much. >> thanks, greta. >> now to democratic senator bob casey, part of a bipartisan group of u.s. senators working on a new deal to deal with syria. he joins us. good evening, sir. senator, can you hear me?
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i guess the senator can't hear me. while we fix that audio, i will repeat the breaking news just in. the "new york times" has a copy of an op-ed from vladimir putin lecturing president obama. on the use of force that we don't use a military strike in syria. language tough from president putin. the irony not missed that he's going around the president to the american people by publishing this op-ed. obviously, we are having private negotiations with russia tomorrow. secretary kerry will meet with foreign minister lavrov to talk about alternatives in geneva. senator casey, can you hear me? he can't. senator ayotte, many of your colleagues indicated they do not want military force. it looks like if this were to be
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pushed to a vote it looks like the house would say to no to use of military force and it looks more like the senate would vote no. where does that leave the united states? we just sort of sit and take a public relations beating from the world. we worry about our credibility and that more chemical weapons would be used against civilians. >> i think at this point it's because the administration has not put forth a strategy that's understandable. i mean, i have been troubled by the inconsistencies here. i think many of my colleagues have been as well. so they have to be clear on what their strategy is. you know, they said after the use of chemical weapons in june that they were going to support the moderate forces in the free syrian army. to my knowledge they haven't followed through fully on that. that's the way they could support the moderate forces there to make an impact on the assad regime that could make a difference. >> how do we know the free syrian military, that they truly are moderate?
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when you look at the map of syria, of the people there, i counted 26 different opposition groups with all sorts of different backgrounds, some appeared to be moderate. some al qaeda affiliations. it's not easy that we pick one. that group we know will be moderate and will emerge to promote democracy in the region. it's very difficult. >> i will tell you this. i know the intelligence community spent a substantial amount of time on this prior to the august 21 attack. and that the administration had already supported this and followed through on it. yes, we have to be very careful. let's not forget how this began. this began not from foreign fighters coming to syria. the reason the foreign fighters came is we didn't have a strategy with regard to syria. al qaeda and others. there is a core group within syria that were rising up against the government as part of the arab spring that are syrians and not other countries. >> thank you very much.
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>> thanks, greta. >> we'll get to senator casey. now to tonight's hot button issue. is the united states being played by russia or is russia's proposal in syria legitimate? go to and vote in our polls. are we kidding ourselves? is it possible to secure and destroy syria's chemical weapons? do you have any idea how vast their stockpile is? and what a daunting task it is? are we kidding ourselves that it can be done? you will hear from a former u.n. weapons inspector next. and congressman greg doubty is here. he says a year after benghazi there is only one way to know what happens. he's on the record coming up. plus donald trump can buy anything he wants. but get this. does the donald want to buy the fbi? that's coming up. like redhead black out arrows for under $35. new balance 608 trainers for under $40.
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democratic senator bob casey is here. he's part of a group working to deal with syria. he joins us. good evening. >> thank you very much. >> want to point out august 5, 2011 you wrote an op-ed in the post saying president assad should step down. i will ask you about it. first i want to ask you have you read the new york times op-ed by president putin? your thoughts, sir. >> i just read it before we came on the set here, greta. it's unfortunate that president putin is using the language he a's using in that op-ed. he's trying to be clever. but to assert the rebels are to
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blame for the indiscriminate use of chemical weapons that killed over 400 children. to assert that any regime other than the syrian regime is responsible is ridiculous. his whole op-ed craters because of the very idea. if russia is serious about removing the threat of chemical weapons from syria, they should work with us. if they don't, this proposal will fall through and we should maintain the authorization for the use of force and allow that to go forward. so the russian federation has to make a decision. >> in terms of force, the president talked about a limited strike. you more than two years ago said assad should go away, step down. so we are not seeking at this point for regime change. where do you stand on that now? >> there is no question that i believe the best result for us in terms of the result that would flow from removing assad from power would be a much
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better result for our national security because the maintenance that russia and others provided to the keep assad in place means the iranian regime strengthened. that's not good for our interest. hezbollah is greatly emboldened and strengthened. we should continue with the u.s. policy that assad should go. uh how we get get there is another question. this particular operation would be to focus solely on the use of chemical weapons. it's possible that if airfields and aircraft are degraded and taken out that it could have an effect on the battle. i don't think there is any question that a very focused, limbed, proportional strike is in the best interest of national security. then we'll see what the policy should be. i would favor robust support for the opposition to the well vetted members of the opposition.
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i think we can do it. ultimately affect the outcome without the use of a larger operation. >> the problem with opposition is they have so many particles. there are 25, 26 groups. can we identify an opposition? can we arm the opposition and can they succeed? >> absolutely. that doesn't mean there aren't extreme elements. 50,000 fighters in the free syrian army. 37 to 40,000 in the liberation front. you have at least 80 to 100,000 potentially moderates. say it's off by 10,000 here or there. there is no question the overwhelming numbers in the opposition are moderate and nationalist. they want a different syria. does that mean al qaeda and the front and other extremists will try to take over? absolutely. for any to assert it is better for assad, the iranian regime
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and hezbollah to be victorious here, i don't think they know what they are talking about about what's best for our national security interest. >> senator, thank you. >> thanks, greta. >> here is what putin wants. under a russian proposal the united states and its allies reject the use of force against syria and syria turns over weapons to the international community, the weapons must be secured and destroyed. how easy is it to secure and destroy the vast stock pile of oh chemical weapons? former u.n. inspector tim trayvan joins us. good evening. >> good evening. >> how daunting a task is it to find all these chemical weapons and then once we do find them, to get rid of them? >> it is a daunting task, particularly in the situation of trying to do that in the middle of a civil war. this will be the first time any country has tried to do that. how it would happen is they
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would make a declaration of holdings of chemical weapons and what types, where they are and the inspectors would verify where they are. on that basis, they would tag all the weapons, all the agent and put seals on doors and gates to ensure nothing is tampered with. to say this is different because you have to take physical possession of the chemical weapons away from the syrian authorities then you've got to start thinking about how you prevent the syrians from changing their minds and repossessing the weapons. do you have to re move the weapons from syria, consolidate them in one place? destruction will take a long time. certainly over a year. maybe many years. if we leave them where they are
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scattered in 5, 20, 30 locations, maintaining physical possession of those weapons will take a huge effort. >> 5, 20, 30 locations. there could be more, i assume. how easy is it to hide chemical weapons? >> if you have agent in bulk which is contained in large tanks or tanker vehicles, it can be moved around quickly if dangerously. we can't assume every country in the world has the same rules about safety at work and health concerns, but we do. we noticed in iraq when we sought to destroy their chemical weapons. they had a very much more cavalier approach to safety. they were prepared to produce chemical weapons in conditions we would never consider. >> are we the only country with the know-how to do this? so it would be americans doing
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it or is this something many countries have skilled people doing? >> there are several countries with skill in doing it. certainly the russians do because they had large stockpile they destroyed. the chemistry isn't that difficult in destroying chemical weapons. issues in dealing with them safely is something many countries with chemical industries know about. there is expertise around the world. >> thank you, sir. >> my pleasure. >> coming up, what do u.s. troops think about military st major general bob scales is here to talk about that next. also, why is fox's bret baier a little bit -- not angry. you'll find out. get a free rate quote today. i love it! how much do you love it? animation is hot...and i think it makes geico's 20 million drivers message very compelling, very compelling. this is some really strong stuff!
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have you thought about have you thought about this? what do you think the military thinks about a military strike on syria? they are the ones who have to do it if president obama orders it.
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brace yourself. according to a new military times survey, u.s. service members oppose strikes on syria by a three to one margin. major general joins us. good evening. >> hi. >> i'm curious for your thoughts on president putin. the op-ed in the "new york times" for the american people to read. >> this is amazing. he's saying the resistance gas themselves? where did the syrians get a thousand tons of chemicals? i think they got them from russia, if i'm not mistaken. his point about foreigners delivering weapons to syria, they are. they are delivering truckloads of rifles to the resistance and the russians are delivering ship loads of tanks, aircraft, fighter jets and he talks about the u.s. failure in afghanistan. excuse me? does anybody remember the russians spent ten years in afghanistan?
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you and i have both been there. you see the country side littered with russian tanks. the last point that sort of torqued me off was this idea of critici criticizing this idea of american exceptionlism. the russians have their own form of exceptionalism. to get it by crushing dissent and invading georgia. i have seen hoochutzpah but not like this. >> the one single naval base that russia has outside russia just happens to be in syria. their own footprint in terms of a base. 3-1 the military times poll, military personnel opposed to a strike. >> yeah. i mentioned it last night on fox. it's roughly in proportion to the opposition of the american people. it's about 80 against and 20 for. that generally reflects the
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population. of course the military understand operations. they have been to iraq and afghanistan. many of them 12 or 13 times. they realize wars are fought for strategic ends. not just for emotionlism. i think that's accurate. >> do you consider boots on the ground if we send military to georgia to help and train rebels, is that boots on the ground or not? >> no, it's not, greta. what do we send? look, we send 40 trained cia rebels from jordan to syria every week. we should be sending a thousand a week. we should have a supply line in jordan going to syria. >> is that boots on the ground? >> no. >> it's not? >> no. you're in sovereign territory. jordanian territory, not in syria. from an international law perspective it is not boots on the ground. >> is that us getting deep into a civil war that somebody opposed if we are on the border handing out supplies.
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>> you know, at this stage it's the best we can do. the only alternative is to send a hundred cruise missiles against syria. we know that's not going to work. assad has the advantage. frankly, he can use without chemical weapons at this stage. the best we can do is turn this ragtag ramble of the free syrian army into real soldiers. we did it in kosovo. why not georgia? >> we'll see. of course senator kerry will be meeting with foreign minister lavrov soon. there is a lot developing through the night. thank you, sir. >> thank you. >> one year ago tonight four americans murdered at our consulate in benghazi. why no arrests? you will hear from the mother of one of the slain americans and congressman trey goudy next.
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four americans murdered. the mother of slain state department worker sean smith says she has no answers. pat smith joins us. good evening, pat. >> hi there, greta. >> i'm fine tonight, pat, but always mindful of the fact that the parents on these horrible anniversaries how difficult it is for you. i guess the only thing we can do to try to help you is try to push for answers. do you still have questions? >> of course. i have the same questions we have when we started out. they have told me nothing. all i found out is what i looked out and found out for myself. >> is there a specific question you have i could run with next time i run into somebody on capitol hill like how about i ask this one. is there a specific question that's been burning in your soul? >> yes. i want who made the
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decision -- and i suspect i know who it is. but whoever made the decision to not give security to the guys and girls, if there are any, i want them to stand up and admit to what they did. if they blew it, they blew it. that's all i need. i just need an explanation. they won't give me that. >> i'm looking at your son with a nice smile. i didn't know your son. what was he like? >> he always wore that smile. that was something i just love about him. he always had the smile. i miss him. i miss him a lot. >> we have been pushing to try to get answers. i have been very impatient. i know you're more impatient than i am, certainly. but i have been impatient as well. congressman trey gowdy is up next. what do you want him to do? >> he's been wonderful, too. i was at the hearing when he was talking.
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i like the way he talks. he's trying to get answers. the same way. >> well, pat, i thank you for joining us tonight. i know this is the anniversary and they are always more difficult than every other day which is also difficult for you. thank you, pat. >> okay. >> of course one year after the deadly attack on our consulate the justice department has indicted suspects. no one has been arrested for the murder of sean smith, our ambassador and two others. >> good evening. how are you? >> i'm well. i know you are so frustrated at the pace of this. you and i have spoken many times. tell me when are we going to get some progress in this? when are we going to get arrests, the names of the survivors and when will they testify? >> well, we have two parallel tracks. one is the law enforcement track and when the bureau will bother to serve those indictments. we've had no arrests, no convictions, no sentences meted
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out. that, frankly falls under the commander in chief. he's the boss of the a.g. and head of the fbi. from a law enforcement standpoint darryl issa and jason and myself can't prosecute or arrest. we do have a role. i have been frustrated with the pace on our side. it's been a year. the same questions ms. smith had this time a year ago remain. who will approve the facility in benghazi despite the lack of security specifications? the failure during the siege, talking points. we have another chance next week to jump-start this investigation, despite the fact it's been a year. if we miss that opportunity my fear is those responsible will be able to wait out the clock. the american people's attention will turn to something and we won't get the answers that ms. smith and others deserve. >> here is what i find perplexing. we have an indictment charging
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people. we know where they are in libya. we can't make the arrest. libya isn't cooperating. i would think that would be something the president of the united states and secretary of state and secretary of defense would be aggressively pursuing. yet today it is senator ayotte and senator lindsey graham writing the president of libya saying, help us. i don't know why it's their job to do this. >> lindsey graham has done more to bring the offenders in benghazi to justice than the commander in chief. remember the incident in tunisia. he wrote the government and said if you release this witness there is going to be heck to pay.he president, despite the fact a year ago he said we'll move heaven and earth to get justice for these four. i mean, there was our ambassador greta, our ambassador was murdered. it's been 12 months. they claim to know some of the people who have done it or there wouldn't be indictments.
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reporters can find the defendants. journalists can find them. the premier law enforcement agency in the world can't find them? >> you know, every day that marches on, the fact we know who they are, the fact that journalists can talk to them and indictments haven't been executed in terms of picking them up with a warrant, the permission of the libyan government makes me enormously suspicious that there is something we just don't want anybody to know. why are you hiding? every other law enforcement deal action goes right through the system. what are we hiding that we can't talk to the survivors, can't get the witness statements. why shouldn't we be suspicious? >> we should be. human nature tells us that whatever -- if this were good news it would have leaked out a year ago. things that are positive for this administration, like the
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killing of osama bin laden and other things leak out when they are not supposed to. something that's not good for this administration, we never find the answer. i would like to issue subpoenas. subpoenas mean something to me . in my previous job i could issue them. i can't do it. >> i hope you get some out there. thank you. >> yes, ma'am. >> straight ahead, what does donald trump have an eye on the fbi? we'll tell you next. back to the first. they're gonna create a ton of research papers and important projects. so make sure they've got a safe place to keep them all. this weeonly get 16 gig flash drives for $7.87. staples has it. staples. that was easy. step 1 -- study the competition.
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