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Vice Chairman Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat, speaks as State Department officials Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Mark Thompson, Foreign Service Officer and Gregory Hicks, senior diplomat in Libya, and Eric Nordstrom, Diplomatic Security Officer and former Regional Security Officer in Libya, testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol Hill on May 8, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Gregory Hicks, the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya, gives his opening testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 8, 2013, before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi, Libya. (Andrew Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Foreign Service Officer and former Deputy Chief of Mission/ChargÈ díAffairs in Libya Gregory Hicks, center, and State Department officials Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Mark Thompson, right, arrive to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Foreign Service Officer and former Deputy Chief of Mission/ChargÈ díAffairs in Libya Gregory Hicks, center, and State Department officials Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Mark Thompson, right, arrive to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Foreign Service Officer and former Deputy Chief of Mission/ChargÈ díAffairs in Libya Gregory Hicks arrives to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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State Department Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Mark Thompson arrives to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), left, the senator who former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yelled at during a senate hearing on the attacks in Benghazi, speaks with Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), right, before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Diplomatic Security Officer and former Regional Security Officer in Libya Eric Nordstrom arrives to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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State Department officials Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Mark Thompson gives opening testimony before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Gregory Hicks, the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya, gives his opening testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 8, 2013, before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi, Libya. (Andrew Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), right, the senator who former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yelled at during a senate hearing on the attacks in Benghazi, and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), center, arrive before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Vice Chairman Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat, speaks as State Department officials Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Mark Thompson, Foreign Service Officer and Gregory Hicks, senior diplomat in Libya, and Eric Nordstrom, Diplomatic Security Officer and former Regional Security Officer in Libya, testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol Hill on May 8, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Left to right: State Department officials Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Mark Thompson, Foreign Service Officer and former Deputy Chief of Mission in Libya Gregory Hicks, and Diplomatic Security Officer and former Regional Security Officer in Libya Eric Nordstrom are sworn in to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Left to right: State Department officials Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Mark Thompson, Foreign Service Officer and former Deputy Chief of Mission in Libya Gregory Hicks, and Diplomatic Security Officer and former Regional Security Officer in Libya Eric Nordstrom are sworn in to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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** FILE ** In this March 31, 2011, file photo House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, Caliornia Republican, right, accompanied by the committee's ranking Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat, presides over the committee's hearing on the Freedom of Information Act on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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** FILE ** Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this Feb. 16, 2012, file photo. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, to take a look at the science behind tests for HGH. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz goes before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee a day after he faulted the department for disregard of public safety in "Operation Fast and Furious," the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' program that allowed hundreds of guns to reach Mexican drug gangs, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **