Tue Nov 27, 2012, 10:59 PM
democrattotheend (10,142 posts)
CNN Poll: 54% of Americans say no cover-up on Benghazi
Washington (CNN) - Americans are giving the White House low marks for how it's handled the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the resignation of former CIA Director David Petraeus, according to a new national survey.
But according to a CNN/ORC International poll released Tuesday, a majority of the public doesn't believe the Obama administration intentionally tried to mislead Americans on the September attack that left the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans dead....
...On Libya, 54% of the country is dissatisfied with the administration's response to the Benghazi attack, with only four in ten saying they're satisfied with the way the White House handled the matter.
"But that dissatisfaction is not because Americans see a cover-up," said CNN Polling Director Keating Holland. "Only 40% believe that the inaccurate statements that administration officials initially made about the Benghazi attack were an attempt to deliberately mislead the public. Fifty-four percent think those inaccurate statements reflected what the White House believed to be true at the time."
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|The Velveteen Ocelot||Nov 2012||#2|
Response to hrmjustin (Reply #1)
Tue Nov 27, 2012, 11:19 PM
The Velveteen Ocelot (47,247 posts)
2. I would love to know what the GOPers think the motive would be for a cover-up.
Even if what they claim were true (which it clearly isn't), what possible motive would the administration have for lying about how Benghazi went down?