South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy was the focal point where many patriotic Americans placed their faith in getting to the bottom of the Benghazi deaths of four Americans. We know the Democratic candidate, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton played a part. Some say it was her decision not to help our fallen loved ones, and she should also pay a price.
This investigation has been going on for too long. We are frustrated how things have gone through a drip, drip, drip process. A few continue to watch, hoping for some decision while others sadly have moved on.
It seems the Obama administration continues to throw a wrench into Gowdy plans and he went public with his frustration.
Rep. Trey Gowdy said in a new interview the Obama administration is dragging its feet regarding the investigation into what happened during the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans.
“It’s taken way too long and way too much of our energy in simply gaining access,” said Gowdy, who chairs the Benghazi panel. “There continues to be time wasted negotiating with executive branch entities who do not want to give us what I believe Congress is entitled to.”
Critics of the Select Committee on Benghazi say the investigation is a waste of time — and that Gowdy has extended it several times in an effort to find something Republicans can use against Hillary Clinton, the secretary of state at the time of the attacks.
“Republicans have been spending their time scheduling dozens of new interviews — which they could have conducted long ago — to justify their own existence, drag out this investigation as close as they can to the election,” Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top Benghazi Democrat on the Benghazi panel, told Politico.
“I wanted to have this done in December 2015… But you have to have access to documents and witnesses — that is the lifeblood of an investigation… And when one side controls documents and the witnesses and the other group is trying to conduct the investigation, that creates something of a quandary.”
I don’t know if this is going to do anything. As I said before, people have moved on which was probably the plan of the Obama administration in the first place. They wanted to drag this out, running out the clock so to speak, so it doesn’t damage his time in office.
I wish I could do something to help move things along, but this is our government. So much red tape to cut, sometimes people give up before they start. Hopefully, this comes to an end and people are charged but then again this is high crimes and misdemeanors so should we expect an outcome?
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