"President Magariaf was insulted in front of his own people, in front of the world. His credibility was reduced. He was angry. A friend of mine who ate dinner with him in New York during the U.N. season told me that he was still steamed about the talk shows two weeks later. And I definitely believe that it negatively affected our ability to get the FBI team quickly to Benghazi," he said.
"It took 17-18 days for us, from that [TV] interview, to get the FBI to Benghazi," he said. "We strung together a series of approvals from low- to mid- level officials"