Leah Barkoukis

National Security Adviser Susan Rice was in the headlines again this week, this time for saying in an interview with NBC’s David Gregory that she has no regrets about her remarks on Benghazi. It was a softball interview, to be sure—and Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., wasn’t happy about it, to say the least.

“There’s not a scintilla of evidence” to support that false narrative of a video Gowdy told Fox News host Greta Van Susteren. “All of the evidence pointed exactly to what she claimed it wasn’t: a preplanned, coordinate attack. So she was fabulously wrong when she said it the first time and stunningly arrogant in her refusal to express any regret for lying to our fellow citizens.”

So what happens now? Van Susteren asked.

“I would love the chance to ask follow-up questions of Susan Rice, because David Gregory apparently did not avail himself of that opportunity,” he continued, referencing Sunday’s interview. “Greta, I just listened to the the clip. I get tougher questions in the Bojangles drive-thru than he asked her.”

“There’s no regret about lying to your fellow citizens?” Gowdy continued. “No regret about the fact that in 18 months, not a single solitary person has been brought to justice? No regret for misleading the families and the loved ones of those four murdered Americans? I can certainly help her if she is struggling to come up with an area of regret.”

The majority of Americans believe Congress should continue investigating Benghazi. And fortunately, there are still members of Congress like Gowdy out there that are just as passionate today as they were when the attack happened about seeking the truth and justice.


Leah Barkoukis

Leah Barkoukis is the Managing Editor at Townhall Magazine.

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