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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Immigration November 19, 2014
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"It shouldn’t be a surprise. While the President slept and four heros—including one ambassador—in Benghazi were killed, he got up and headed for Las Vegas."
Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 September 18, 2014
Rand Paul, R-KY
"I spent about a year—and I will probably spend a couple more years—trying to explain to the American people why Secretary Clinton made terrible decisions in Benghazi not defending the consulate—not the night of, not the day after, not the talking points—the 6 months in advance when security was requested. This is one of the reasons it persuades me that, as reluctant as I am to be involved in Middle Eastern wars, we have to do something about it. We either have to leave Iraq or we have to protect our embassy and protect our consulate. I think there are valid reasons for being involved, and I think we are doing the right thing but just in the wrong way."
Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 September 17, 2014
Jeffrey Duncan, R-SC
"Do you remember Benghazi? We armed and assisted rebels there; and, now, al Qaeda controls Libya from Benghazi to Tripoli, even swimming in the U.S. Embassy swimming pool in Tripoli."
Providing For Consideration Of H.J. Res. 124, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 September 16, 2014
Louise Slaughter, D-NY
"Mr. Speaker, if we defeat the previous question, I will offer an amendment to the rule that makes two changes: first, it would strike a special waiver for the Benghazi Select Committee that lets them avoid the transparent and deliberative process of debating and voting on their own written rules for media access, which every other committee has to do; second, we would bring up the bill introduced by the gentleman from Washington (Mr. Heck) to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank for 7 years, bringing certainty and stability to an agency that helps to create jobs in the United States."
Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 September 16, 2014
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"Mr. Speaker, I do appreciate all the time and energy that our House Republican leaders have put into this issue, trying to work with the President, but the truth is that, if you look back under this President as Commander in Chief, we trained people in Libya. We provided weapons to Libya that were then used against us in Benghazi."

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