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CBS Releases Previously Unaired Obama Footage About Benghazi
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CBS Releases Previously Unaired Obama Footage About Benghazi

Nov 5 2012, 5:27pm CST | by

He refused to call it terrorism

With controversy still swirling about Barack Obama's administration's handling of the terrorist attack against the US consulate in Libya, CBS News thought that just a day before the election would...

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CBS Releases Previously Unaired Obama Footage About Benghazi

Nov 5 2012, 5:27pm CST | by

He refused to call it terrorism

With controversy still swirling about Barack Obama's administration's handling of the terrorist attack against the US consulate in Libya, CBS News thought that just a day before the election would be the right time to release footage from Obama's 60 Minutes interview after the terrible attack.

For whatever reason, the network originally decided to not air the president's response to questions that directly asked him whether or not it was a terrorist attack. In the recently released clip, though, it is clear that he was unwilling to use that word.

When asked if it was a terrorist attack, Obama dodged the question and said, "Well it’s too early to tell exactly how this came about, what group was involved, but obviously it was an attack on Americans. And we are going to be working with the Libyan government to make sure that we bring these folks to justice, one way or the other."

Despite vehemently saying the attacks were random and related to a video that an American posted on YouTube, Obama remained pretty neutral on the whole issue during the interview.

Since that 60 Minutes interview, it was revealed that Obama's administration was told within minutes of the attack that it was an act of terrorism.

This issue isn't expected to have any sort of significant impact on the election, though. It is all about the economy and whatever the last-minute appeals each side make.

Via Real Clear Politics

 
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