The Wrap: From NSA spying to the Christmas tree tax that won’t die, the week that was

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• White House scrubs Michelle Obama’s confrontation with LGBT protester

The Washington Times reported on Tuesday that first Lady Michelle Obama confronted a gay rights protester after she was interrupted about ten minutes into her speech at a campaign fundraiser in D.C.

But important elements of the exchange have been left out of the official White House transcript.

• Al Qaeda weapons expert: U.S. ambassador to Libya killed by lethal injection

An al Qaeda terrorist stated in a recent online posting that U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens was killed by lethal injection after plans to kidnap him during the Sept. 11 attacks in Benghazi went bad.

The veracity of the claim by Abdallah Dhu-al-Bajadin, who was identified by U.S. officials as a weapons expert for al Qaeda, could not be determined. However, U.S. officials have not dismissed the terrorist’s assertion.

 

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