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Spitting On Heroes’ Graves: Democrats Walk Out On Parents Of Benghazi Victims

September 19, 2013 by  

During a House Oversight  and Government Reform Committee hearing concerning the events leading up to the September 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Thursday, Democrats left the room and refused to listen to the testimony of parents of those slain at the diplomatic compound.

Patricia Smith, the mother of information management officer Sean Smith , who was killed in the 9/11 Benghazi attack and Charles Woods, the father of Navy SEAL Tyrone Woods, who was also killed, testified about the lives and untimely deaths of their sons.

Right before the testimony began, according to a picture posted to Twitter by Representative Darryl Issa (R-Calif.), the majority of Democratic lawmakers excused themselves from the hearing.

According to reports, the only Democrats who stayed were Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (Md.) and Representative Jackie Speier (Calif.).

Issa also provided video of the emotional testimony wherein Ms. Smith explains how the government has ignored her and lied to her as she sought answers about her son’s death.

Here’s a list and links to the websites of the Democrats on the Committee.

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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