Fox’s John Bolton: No New Information In GOP Benghazi Report Because Committee Was “Obstructed”

Fox’s John Bolton: No New Information In GOP Benghazi Report Because Committee Was “Obstructed”

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From the June 29 edition of Fox News' Happening Now:

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JON SCOTT (HOST): Here with his take on it, John Bolton, former US ambassador to the United Nations, senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a Fox News contributor. The point of Congressman Becerra and many other Democrats who've been talking about it is that there is nothing new in this report. Give us your take.

JOHN BOLTON: Well I think the thing that’s perhaps most important from what the congressman was saying is that Hillary Clinton certainly learned a lot when she served on Peter Rodino’s Judiciary Committee staff, working to impeach Richard Nixon. And we see in how the White House and the State Department obstructed the committee the ghost of John Ehrlichman. Remember his famous phrase, cover up, take the fifth, whatever it takes to save the plan, and that's what they did. This was a stonewall, and it's four years after the Benghazi attack, and still many questions are unanswered. So I'm afraid that that's the most important new thing we learned, it's really not that new, but that obstructionism works if you are diligent enough about it. I think the committee did everything they could to get answers to many of these questions and the fact there's no new information on some key points reflects the obstructionism, not the committee's failure. 

Previously:

Fox Clings To Long-Debunked Benghazi Myths After Release Of Republican Benghazi Report

A Comprehensive Guide To Benghazi Myths And Facts

Fox's Shepard Smith: Benghazi Committee Took 2 Years And Spent $7 Million But Found "No New Evidence"

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