Reps. Rip State Dept. Over Libyan Embassy Security Measures

Law360, New York (October 10, 2012, 10:16 PM EDT) -- Lawmakers grilled U.S. Department of State officials Wednesday over the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. embassy in Libya, criticizing them for offering inconsistent accounts of the attack and contrasting the security in Libya with Iraq, where the agency deploys roughly 6,000 contractor guards.

Four witnesses, including three from the State Department, didn't always agree when asked by the House Oversight Committee about the level of security at the Benghazi embassy where Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed, with one witness saying the...
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