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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Benghazi Attack May 21, 2015
Lynn Westmoreland, R-GA
"Mr. Speaker, nearly 3 years, on September 11 and 12, 2012, the United States facilities in Benghazi, Libya, were the target of terrorist attacks. These attacks resulted in the deaths of four Americans: Sean Smith; Tyrone Woods; Glen Doherty; and the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, as well as two other Americans critically injured."
Executive Session February 12, 2015
Marco Rubio, R-FL
"I have very serious concerns and very serious reservations about our current strategy when it comes to ISIS. I am not sure it is sufficient. I think it is a strategy that will contain them but will not defeat them. In fact, ISIS is now popping up, for example, in Libya, where they have a very significant hub. They have a very significant presence in Benghazi. Just a few days ago they carried out an attack in Tripoli. We are now hearing media reports that ISIS has a presence in Afghanistan, perhaps even terrorist training camps."
Stop Obama’S Executive Amnesty February 11, 2015
Barry Loudermilk, R-GA
"However, the current administration continues to deny the ideology that motivates these acts of evil. When a known sympathizer to terrorist organizations chooses to carry out his evil acts against coworkers, it is passed off as workplace violence. When our Embassy in Benghazi was invaded and officials of the United States Government were slain at the hands of known terrorists, it was spun as a violent response to a YouTube video."
Combating Terrorism January 28, 2015
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"Because this administration did help radical Islam turn Libya into a smoking country where people die, where our own people were not protected, because of the fantasy of those who thought that somehow the name, the United States, would be adequate to keep Chris Stevens and the other Americans safe in Benghazi. We didn’t need to give them added security like they asked for, we didn’t even need to respond when Chris Stevens called and said they were under attack—never said anything about a video because it was not."
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."

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