After the co-chairs of the Benghazi Accountability Review Board (ARB) – Thomas Pickering and Mike Mullen – were finished testifying in front of the House Oversight Committee, Pat Smith and Charles Woods testified. Woods is the father of murdered Navy SEAL Tyrone Woods and Smith is the mother of Sean Smith, who was murdered at the Benghazi compound with Ambassador Stevens.
In this short clip, Pat Smith gives perhaps the most powerful testimony of the day when she says that “Obama, and Hillary and Panetta, and Biden, and Susan” all lied to her while her son’s casket sat in front of them (on September 14, 2012). She said all of them told her that her son was killed because of a video.
With this news, it would seem that we have the answer to the question about who gave Susan Rice her talking points she used two days later – Obama and Hillary.
As if that weren’t enough, every Democrat on the Committee – except Ranking member Elijah Cummings and Rep. Jackie Speier – walked out of the hearing before Woods and Smith testified. Chairman Darrell Issa tweeted out a photo of the empty dais on the Democratic side (h/t WZ):
It would appear the Democrats on the Oversight Committee took their cue from Hillary: