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Pentagon Does 'About Face' On Key Benghazi Witness, Makes Marine Colonel Available To Talk To Congress

Pentagon Does 'About Face' On Key Benghazi Witness, Makes Marine Colonel Available To Talk To Congress

By DAVID MARTOSKO IN WASHINGTON
PUBLISHED: 14:57 EST, 19 July 2013 | UPDATED: 17:08 EST, 19 July 2013

The U.S. Department of Defense has agreed to make available to Congress a Marine Corps colonel who was in command of U.S. Special Forces in Northern Africa on the night armed terrorists staged a military-style assault on an American diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya.

A series of requests for Marine Col. George Bristol's testimony from Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, both Republicans, had fallen on deaf ears until Friday. The Pentagon had claimed that since Bristol had retired, it 'cannot compel' him to tell congressional panels what he knows about the Benghazi attack.

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Is it just me

Or does this being done to make Lindsey Graham happy make anyone else leery of how helpful his information will be?

Ron Paul convert from the Heart of Dixie

I thought this comment was hilarious:

"People who believe that a highly decorated USMC colonel will lie under oath do a disservice to all marines ... but he will tell the story he has been ordered to tell and he will tell it like he's been ordered to tell it."

So true, you don't get to the level of USMC Colonel without being able to do what your told and how your told to do it.