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Rand Paul To Hammer Hillary Clinton On Benghazi: 'It Was A Career-Ending Mistake'

TEL AVIV — As he prepares to make his debut on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Rand Paul says he plans on grilling Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the attacks that killed four Americans at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, when she testifies at his first committee next week.

"I think she has to accept responsibility for Benghazi," Paul told Business Insider during his recent trip to Israel. "That's the problem with government — government is anonymous and so no one is accountable. The reason you want somebody to be accountable is that you don't want someone to make that decision again."

"She needs to be held accountable for it, and I think she needs to answer questions for it," he said.

Paul added that he plans on demanding Clinton explain what she knew about the deteriorating security situation in Libya and provide details about who denied requests for additional security personnel at the consulate in Benghazi.

"In government, there is usually an incentive to overspend when it comes to security," he said. "You're in charge of security in Benghazi and someone asks you for a 16-person detail — and the security people on the ground in Libya are asking you for it — it's impossible to say no. So how did someone possibly say no to that security? That's an incredible ineptness."

"It was an enormous mistake," he added. "It was a career-ending mistake, I think."

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I agree

Rand is doing a great job.
To hate Ron's son just because he endorsed Romney is kind of childish.

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the first shot fired of the 2016 election!

"career ending" even though Hillary has retired as secretary of state, he's clearly looking to create soundbites to point back to to attack what he sees as a likely opponent in 2016... I don't think he's looking to push any Glenn Beck conspiracy theory here, he's hoping to paint Hillary as incompetent enough to disqualify her as an opponent in 2016 early.

If he can lead the charge against Hilldog now...

...it'll reverberate for 2016 when she will most likely be the Dem's candidate. Ironically enough, if he does too good a job at it now, the PTB may consider her damaged goods and put someone else up.

Rand is on fire

Great approach to start the 2016 campaign destroying Hillary... and the trip to Israel was a terrific move.

Thanks for a bump.

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