Right Turn: Benghazi


Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 01/28/2014

I regret Hillary didn’t do her job

Too late, she sends her “regrets” about Benghazi.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:22 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Does the buck ever stop with Hillary Clinton?

Hillary Clinton can’t claim the death of four Americans was below her pay grade.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/16/2014

When is Hillary made to answer?

Hillary Clinton should be asked hard questions about her record if she wants to run for president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Benghazi, Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Can Hillary Clinton survive Benghazi?

Hillary Clinton is out of excuses for the deaths of four Americans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:46 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Six reasons for Hillary Clinton to worry

Hillary Clinton is going to have to offer something different to stand out.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Iran

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Trials, tribulations and apologies

A primer on Bill and Hillary Clinton and Govs. Bob McDonnell’s and Chris Christie’s ordeals.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Gov. Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton, Obamacare

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Hillary is back and so are nonstop scandals

The Clinton scandals are back.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Iraq

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 08/20/2013

Benghazi accountability

Reinstating wrongly blamed State Department employees still leaves open the question of who was actually to blame.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:31 PM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Obama's multiple national security untruths

President Obama is not credible on a host of national security issues.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:56 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Foreign policy, National Security, Syria

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 06/16/2013

Syria: A delinquent commander in chief

President Obama ignored the genocide in Syria and now wants to to run from his pathetic half-measures.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 06/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Syria

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 06/13/2013

The blame game no longer works

Obama's credibility is shot, so how will he keep playing the blame game?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:32 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, IRS, NSA, Obama polling, Obama scandals

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Taking stock of scandal-mania

Things aren't working out as the administration expected.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Media bias, Obama scandals

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Susan Rice gets her reward with huge promotion

Susan Rice gets her reward for dissembling on Benghazi while a pointed critic gets the U.N. slot.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:56 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Susan Rice Samantha Power, U.N.

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Obama fiddled while Libya fell apart

A new State Department report emphasizes how derelict the Obama administration was in keeping an eye on Libya.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Why Rice stands alone on Benghazi

Victoria Nuland is no Susan Rice.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, Susan Rice

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Ten signs a scandal isn't going away

Ten signs the Obama scandals are heating up, not fading away.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Eric Holder, IRS, Obama scandals

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Is Issa barking up the wrong tree?

The House Oversight Committee issues a raft of subpeonas but is it looking for the right information in the right place?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, CIA, Libya

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 05/24/2013

Ambassador Thomas Pickering: There is no equal

Thomas Pickering personifies the State Department.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:31 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Iran, State Department

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 05/24/2013

Let's bring 'em back to testify together

It's time to bring in the former head of the CIA and secretry of State to get the full story on Libya.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, CIA, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Time to come clean, Mr. President

President Obama needs to stop huddling with sycophants and take meaningful steps to address the multiple scandals.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:00 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Eric Holder, Hillary Clinton, IRS, Media bias, Obama scandals

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Benghazi turns out to be a big deal, and not for just Republicans

The claim that Americans don't care about Benghazi doesn't hold up in new polls.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:31 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, Polls

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Clinton's role in the Benghazi fiasco and blame-shifting

Hillary Clinton's alleged role in the ARB brings forth another whistleblower.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/20/2013

The worst effort at damage control ever?

The administration's damage control is so atrocious it is actually making the president's predicament worse.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, IRS, media, Obama White House

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 05/17/2013

At least someone in the MSM covers Benghazi

Efforts to wipe away the fiasco are misguided.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:51 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 05/16/2013

The talking point emails

The talking points suggest CIA, Susan Rice and ultimately the White House tried to push a narrative that exonerated the president from blame.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:21 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, Talking Points

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/15/2013

CIA's role in the Benghazi mess

CIA tried to deflect blame for Benghazi, but that still doesn't exonerate others.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, CIA, Libya

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Media who spin for Obama are getting lonely as scandals pile up

The president's most fervent apologists in the media are a smaller crew that they used to be.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:09 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Media bias, Obama scandals

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 05/14/2013

A higher bar for secretary of state

Hillary Clinton's excuses on Benghazi paint a picture of someone powerless, out of the loop and at the mercy of events, but is that really the image she wants.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:03 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Media snooping, an administration out of control

The administration is out of control, a natural result of political arrogance and media passivity.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:32 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, IRS, Justice Department, Obama scandals

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Obama's downward spiral

The president's spate of policy losses and scandals reinforce one another, making recovery that much harder.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, IRS, Obamacare, White House

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Wave of scandals could teach government a thing or two

In a week of scandals, it's interesting to see private entities responding so much differently -- and effectively -- than government does in a crisis.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:42 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, IRS, media biasas

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Benghazi: Disaster has many parents, truth an orphan

But the mistakes started at the top.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, National Security

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Ups and Downs

Which are making headway and which aren't?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, IRS, Libya, Mark Sanford, Ups and downs

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/12/2013

Benghazi tick-tock

The day-by-day story of the Benghazi cover-up

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Jay Carney, Libya

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Benghazi: Another State underling is thrown under the bus

In the fiingerpointing over Benghazi, a career State Department officer again is getting blamed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:37 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, Victoria Nuland

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/10/2013

The Obama reflex: Doing nothing is always best

In Syria and Benghazi, the Obama administration reflex is always to do nothing.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Gen. David Petraeus, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 05/09/2013

An open letter to Gen. David Petraeus

Gen. Petraeus's testimony on Benghazi is key and he should tell his story in public.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:14 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Gen. David Petraeus, Libya

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Benghazi: Hillary is in the middle of a thickening plot

There were some blockbusters at yesterday's Benghazi hearing.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 05/08/2013

'I was stunned. My jaw dropped. And I was embarrassed.'

Riveting testimony undercuts administration cover story on Benghazi.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:49 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Benghazi questions

Benghazi questions abound and will tell us how big a scandal it really is.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 05/07/2013

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:47 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, immigration, Morning Bits, North Korea, Russia, Syria, United Nations

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 05/05/2013

Benghazi plot thickens

The Benghazi scandal widens as more facts come to light.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:31 PM ET, 05/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Qaeda, Benghazi, Libya

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 05/03/2013

State investigates the Benghazi investigators

The Benghazi fiasco took an ominious turn for the administration as an inspector general is now reviewing the work of an internal State Department review that critics called a white wash.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:31 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, State Department

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:46 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Congress, immigration, Lieberman, Morning Bits, Obama, Rubio, Syria

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/24/2013

Libya report: More proof of dissembling and incompetence

Five House committees review the egregious missteps on Benghazi, including new details on Hillary Clinton.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 02/07/2013

The second-term curse

President Obama's errors are catching up with him, and we learn he was AWOL during the Benghazi, Libya, attack.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:35 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Obama second term

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Clinton's showstopper at Benghazi hearings

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Senate testimony on Benghazi, Libya, certainly was interesting.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:25 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 12/31/2012

The lapdog media

The media never asks Obama the tough questions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:20 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Benghazi, budget, Bush tax cuts, Fiscal Cliff, Immigration reform, Media bias, Second Term, Simpson Bowles, Syria

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 12/19/2012

The unaccountability review board [Updated]

The Accountabilty Review Board conceals who is really at fault for the Benghazi attacks.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:51 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Cliinton, State Department