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Sen. Graham Threatens To Delay Obama's Nominees For Defense, CIA Because Of Libya Attack [View all]

Source: Associated Press

ASSOCIATED PRESS | 0 minutes ago in Politics

A leading Republican senator is threatening to hold up Senate confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominees to lead the Pentagon and the CIA until the White House provides more answers about the Sept. 11 attack against a U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya.

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is angered by what he calls White House "stonewalling" about the attack that killed four Americans.

Graham tells CBS' "Face the Nation" that he'll hold up Senate action on the nominations of Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary and John Brennan to be CIA director until he gets what he wants from the White House.

Read more: http://www.newser.com/article/da4bsalg0/sen-graham-threatens-to-delay-obamas-nominees-for-defense-cia-because-of-libya-attack.html

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