A South Carolina congressman hammered Adm. Mike Mullen’s decision not to interview then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or President Obama as to what role, if any, they may have played in the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy’s pit-bull tenacity — something he honed during his years as a prosecutor — served him well as he questioned Mullen’s judgment as co-chair of the Benghazi Accountability Review Board.
Gowdy began by establishing that Clinton was neither interviewed nor presented with written questions about what she knew before, during and immediately after the events of the Sept. 11, 2012, raid on the U.S. mission in Benghazi.
He then asked Mullen the questions the secretary should have been asked. The best Mullen could do was to offer his best guess.