Susan Rice Failed To Win Over Support From GOP Senators


Susan Rice (A/P Photo)

If President Obama sent UN Ambassador Susan Rice to Capitol Hill to try to smooth things over after she misled the American people in the wake of the 9/11 attack on our consulate in Benghazi. In a nutshell, she failed.

Rice’s meeting with Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Kelly Ayotte on Capitol Hill came as the White House signaled it may nominate Rice to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of State.

McCain, R-Ariz., has said he may oppose her nomination because she should have known her statements on the Sept. 11 attack were false. …

“It is clear the information she gave the American people was incorrect when she said that it was a spontaneous demonstration triggered by a hateful video,” McCain told reporters after the meeting with Rice. “It was not, and there was compelling evidence at the time that that was certainly not the case.”

“The bottom line is that I’m more disturbed than I was before … about how four Americans died in Benghazi, Libya,” Graham said. …

Ayotte, R-N.H., said she remained disturbed about the Benghazi episode.

“I have many more questions that have to be answered,” Ayotte said. (Read More)