Kerry: Not Learning 'Anything New' From Benghazi Hearings

Image: Kerry: Not Learning 'Anything New' From Benghazi Hearings

Friday, 10 May 2013 05:36 PM

By Todd Beamon

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that "I really haven’t learned anything new" from the hearings this week on the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Libya that killed four Americans last Sept. 11.

"It's a tragedy, but I hate to see it turned into a pure, prolonged political process that really doesn’t tell us anything new about the facts," Kerry told an online forum sponsored by Google.

He had participated in hearings on the attacks that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Kerry, who succeeded Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State in January, added that he had attended many briefings on the assault "many of which were classified."

He said that he had "respect" for those State Department "whistleblowers" who spoke up at hearings of the House Oversight Committee earlier this week.

"They were there," Kerry said in response to a question by Andrea Mitchell of NBC News. "They felt the horror of that terrorist attack, and obviously, it's emotional."

Latest: Do You Support Giving Illegals Citizenship? Vote Here Now

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Sony Hackers Taunt FBI, 'Congratulate' Its Success

Saturday, 20 Dec 2014 20:06 PM

A new message claiming to be from the group responsible for the Sony Pictures hack appears to mock the FBI, which named  . . .

US Turns to China to Help Stop NKorean Hackers

Saturday, 20 Dec 2014 19:42 PM

The Obama administration is seeking China's help in stopping North Korea from launching future cyber-attacks, the New Yo . . .

RNC to Theaters: 'We Cannot Be Bullied,' Show 'Interview'

Saturday, 20 Dec 2014 19:20 PM

The Republican National Committee is urging theater owners to play the The Interview following Sony's decision to pull . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved