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Wed Jul 29, 2020, 04:45 PM

Rice Shows How She'd Handle Benghazi Questions

Potential Biden running mate Susan Rice showed how she would rebut Republican criticism of the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, if she’s picked. In an appearance on “The View” on Wednesday, the former national security adviser outlined a four-part defense of her statements in the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attack, which she mistakenly initially described as a “spontaneous protest” over an internet video.

She did nothing wrong: “Eight congressional committees over the next four years investigated every aspect of Benghazi and not one of them found that I had done anything wrong.”

The GOP will attack other veep picks: “I don’t doubt that Republicans will use this and they’ll attack whoever is Joe Biden’s choice to be his vice president.”

Republicans haven’t investigated similar attacks: “Three American servicemembers were killed in a terrorist attack within the last year on American soil on a military base in Pensacola. ... This happened on Donald Trump’s watch. Not one investigation.”

It’s a distraction. “The main thing that they’re trying to distract from -- whether they’re attacking me or somebody else -- is the horrific reality that under Donald Trump’s watch, 150,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus, 30 million almost are out of work and our kids can’t safely go back to school.”


https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-29/postal-service-says-don-t-delay-ballot-request-campaign-update?srnd=politics-vp

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left-of-center2012 Jul 29 OP
LakeArenal Jul 29 #1
Blue_true Jul 29 #4
LakeArenal Jul 29 #8
Bleacher Creature Jul 29 #2
RelativelyJones Jul 29 #3
WyattKansas Jul 29 #5
Trumpocalypse Jul 29 #6
Demsrule86 Jul 29 #7

Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 04:59 PM

1. If Joe picks Susan, she will be great.

Although, Harris has a bit more animation and smiling going on. I just hope it is Rice.

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Response to LakeArenal (Reply #1)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 06:46 PM

4. Dr., Ambassador, NS Head, Susan Rice looks solid.

I like the way that she tied up WHY we should be taking a global response approach to the virus instead of what a Trump is doing. If we don’t kill the virus globally, we have no assurance that it won’t mutate into something that our vaccine can’t protect against.

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Response to Blue_true (Reply #4)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 07:57 PM

8. I agree She's great.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 05:14 PM

2. She's absolutely phenomenal.

At this point, Biden can't go wrong with any of the rumored names.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 05:40 PM

3. Hope she gets the nod...

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 07:08 PM

5. I would rather Biden pick her just for her diplomacy and national security credentials and skills.

Especially with having to clean up the total destruction Traitor tRUMP did to relationships around the world, while kissing ass with Putin's dictator club. Not to mention someone who can step in and start mitigating damage from Putin, and knows where and how to immediately castrate Putin. If Republicans and Right Wing groups need to have their links to Putin and the Russians put in full view, then show the country what they really are all about and why.

Now supposing the Democratic Party is put back in charge, I hope that they do not allow Republicans to keep sucking all the oxygen up with their fake scandals to whine and screech about... Hit them back where it hurts the most until they scatter back under their rocks and disappear from any relevancy.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 07:40 PM

6. Unfortunately

that won’t help when the GOP runs ads of her on the Sunday shows saying the attack was caused by a video. The facts won’t matter. They never did regarding Benghazi. They just have to run those clips of Rice saying something that later turned out to be untrue to question her credibility and trustworthiness. This election is too important to take the chance.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 07:44 PM

7. No to Susan Rice...no reason to give the GOP an opening to attack on Benghazi.

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