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  • Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper was on Capitol Hill on Wednesday for intelligence briefings with members of Congress that included showing security camera footage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. (Associated Press)

    Clapper widens audience for Benghazi tape

    The Obama administration's intelligence chief on Wednesday held a classified briefing on Capitol Hill in which he showed House members security camera footage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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  • "Our investigation into the terrorist attack in Benghazi isn't about finger-pointing. This is about figuring out what went wrong so we can prevent future attacks," said Rep. Thomas J. Rooney, Florida Republican and a member of the House intelligence and armed services committees. "We need stronger leadership at the State Department, we need the administration to heed warnings from the intelligence community, and we need significantly better security at our diplomatic posts around the world."

    Lawmakers insisting on justice for Benghazi attack on consulate →

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