A State Department employee who says he was unfairly punished in the wake of the Benghazi, Libya, attack will testify before Congress next week.

Raymond Maxwell, the former deputy assistant secretary for Maghreb affairs, was placed on administrative leave in the wake of the attack that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans last Sept. 11.

Maxwell was one of four State Department employees disciplined after an independent State Department probe of the attack, but insists he played no role in decisions to deny the embassy’s requests for more security.

“I had no involvement to any degree with decisions on security and the funding of security at our diplomatic mission in Benghazi,” Maxwell told the Daily Beast in May after filing a grievance with the State Department’s Human Resources Bureau and the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA).

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