Political Headlines November 15, 2012: Senator John McCain Skips Classified Briefing While Blasting White House over Benghazi

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McCain Skips Classified Briefing While Blasting White House over Benghazi

Source: ABC News Radio, 11-15-12

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Senator John McCain is demanding answers on the Benghazi attack, but his office tells ABC News he missed a classified briefing on the subject because of a “scheduling error.”

The briefing was held on Wednesday before the Senate Homeland Security Committee — of which Senator McCain is a member — and lasted three hours, featuring testimony by officials from the State Department, the Pentagon, the CIA and the National Counterterrorism Center.

McCain was holding a press conference demanding answers about the administration’s handling of the attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya that killed four Americans, including US Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens. At precisely the same time, the briefing for the Homeland Security Committee was happening in another part of the Capitol building….READ MORE

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