On Hannity, Donald Trump Laments That Benghazi Committee Chairman Is "Pulling Away From Going After" Hillary Clinton

On Hannity, Donald Trump Laments That Benghazi Committee Chairman Is "Pulling Away From Going After" Hillary Clinton

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From the October 20 edition of Fox News' Hannity:

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SEAN HANNITY (HOST): You know, there was an article that came out about Hillary. She has these big hearings coming up about Benghazi. We know that Ambassador Stevens requested security before it was denied. We know that during the attack that there was a stand down order given, because I interviewed people that were there. They told me personally. And we know they made up this story about a YouTube video and a spontaneous demonstration. We learned that about her. What do you think about the hearings?

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DONALD TRUMP: Well I have to tell you, I was really looking forward to the hearings, but then you had a congressman, Republican go against Trey Gowdy and all of the people, as you know. And then you had a whistleblower come out. So that hurt. That was not exactly positive. And then yesterday I watched Trey, who I do respect, I think he's a terrific guy. But he seemed to be doing a big pivot. He said, "well, this isn't about Hillary Clinton." You know, I'm pretty good at figuring this stuff out. And he seemed to be doing, Sean I'm sure you saw it, he seemed to be doing a big pivot away from Hillary Clinton. And I was trying to figure out what that was all about. So you may not be as happy as you think with these hearings. I just don't know. The hearings, I was looking forward to them. But with all that's happening, and I was surprised that he pivoted away so much from Hillary. He said, "these hearings about not about her, actually. We want to discuss other people much more so." And it sounded like he was sort of pulling away from going after her. So I'm going to have to see what the hearings are all about.

Previously:

Fox News Finally Concedes Benghazi Committee Is Political After Republicans Admit To Partisan Nature Of Investigation

Bill O'Reilly On Benghazi Committee: "Of Course It's Political," They "Want To Bring Down Hillary Clinton"

Hannity Doubles Down: The Phony Benghazi Scandal Committee Fox Built Was "Political"

Nine Military Officers Demolish Fox's Benghazi "Stand Down" Order Fable

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Government, The House of Representatives, National Security & Foreign Policy
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Fox News Channel
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Sean Hannity
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Hannity
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2016 Elections, Benghazi
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