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Cummings Issues Statement on Benghazi Hearing

May 8, 2013
Press Release

Washington, DC  – Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement regarding today’s Oversight Committee hearing titled “Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage”:

“We all watched today as unsubstantiated Republican allegations disintegrated one by one. What should have been a bipartisan investigation involving our national security was another sorry example of Republicans promising explosive new facts but delivering only a press spectacle. I hope we can turn to the real work of this Committee and conduct responsible oversight to better protect our diplomatic officials serving overseas.”

Read Cummings’ opening statement at today’s hearing here.

113th Congress