The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing Wednesday on the deaths last September of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya.

Three State Department officials testified in an investigation of what Republicans leading the investigation contend was a deliberate attempt to mislead the American people about what happened that day.

A major subplot of it all, as The Post's Philip Rucker reported this morning, is what role former secretary of state Hillary Clinton played in all of it.

Read below for updates as the trial unfolded.

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