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Had -- been present at the time.
And I found that she did not read the cables from Benghazi you did not read the cables from -- Stephens Collins relieved you of your post.
I think it's inexcusable.
Their lives could have been saved had someone been more available had someone been aware of these things more on top of the job.
I have submitted legislation to this committee to the congress.
To fix this problem so future arms will not face -- situation it here's the problem the review board has all these recommendations but there's one thing they failed to address I think you've failed to address and it sets us up for another tragedy like this.
They should have never been sent in there without a military guard.
I think someone needs to make an executive decision someone needs to take leadership I believe in transparency I believe in taking responsibility.
And I have done so.
Well again -- hand DN ABA random beds a few Democrats were -- thinking and saying as much today after that exchange.
Because no one got Hillary Clinton offered talking -- so fast the -- -- senator.
Getting into the secretary's studies over chain of a -- events he all the called the State Department bars the -- took no prisoners -- Today you got any answers senator Paul welcome.
How to go down in -- We you know the one thing we learned for certain today is that she did not read that cables from Benghazi these pleas for help pleas for more security.
Which were unanswered and in fact refused by the State Department.
She never read them before his death and I think that's inexcusable you know Libya who doesn't know that Libya's -- one of the most dangerous countries in the world.
I know she can't read the cables from every country in the world but for goodness -- you think should be right on top of security for Olivia.
And I don't think -- fully come to grips with what we need to do I think we're in danger of another tragedy in Libya.
Or other war torn countries because we have like one or two Marines there in their job is to protect records.
I think -- a war torn country we treated as a war we don't treated as the same as Paris embassy are London's embassy and I don't think -- completely understood that yeah.
Yeah you know I spent a good -- -- time watching events today Europe sharp questioning it included.
And I thought there was a lot of rear view mirror looking -- and what led to these events.
And you you tried to to connect what half that do what could happen again overnight -- -- Raising the distinct possibility here that we seem to have learned little and seemed to have exposed herself to just this'll -- -- has -- Edwards.
-- happening again thousands of vulnerable Americans.
You know you gotta be -- -- say that right for the taking air -- it because we've learned very little.
We'll see I think Tripoli has more in common with Baghdad that it does with Paris and I think the State Department treats Libya and Tripoli.
Like Paris instead of treating it like Baghdad.
We set up an embassy in Baghdad as the war came to a conclusion.
Still to this day it's it's protected by a fortress and protected by thousands of armed guards and Marines.
And that's the way out would -- Libya that's -- -- -- several other countries that are unstable and don't have stable governments.
But here's a question I would have asked us Secretary Clinton -- got a chance is.
When she goes to a foreign country does a militia garner which you have an unofficial militia guarding her I think that's such -- Huge error of judgment.
I think it really disqualifies her from making these decisions.
And that's why was hard on her because I think there if there's a time in the future when she wants to make these decisions she's still gonna have to answer for the bad decision she made a sector.
Thursday may be but I think -- got a pass today there are some tough questions like dissolved and now and then but.
How -- -- got a -- and maybe it's just the nature of the it that the hearing set out senator where.
You know one guy it's five minutes -- there it's five minutes for its back and forth Republican Democrat sometimes they're on top of that questions in the -- the other guy is an.
And away we go -- it's -- to me and I don't mean to be disrespectful of the system.
But -- for nothing for nothing.
Well hopefully we got some answers one that they weren't on top of security they were reading the security cables.
And the other point -- made this is always disturbed me the original 9/11 I was a doctor in private practice in Kentucky.
But after that I was disturbed that we had this huge investigation.
And they know we'll have lost their job that's my that's what I'm -- when revenues are.
Events there isn't.
Assisted in place where you get rid of federal workers over which he has no control it is something that.
Well here in watching them but that's the -- you guys in -- that's not her.
Here -- the system for federal employee variety impossible to get rid of a federal employee but here's my point.
I don't think they're bad people their -- good family people I don't think secretary Clinton's a bad person.
So I don't think she willfully did anything wrong and that's why they they measure this did you willfully do anything wrong I don't question their motives surprised all good Americans.
But they -- judgment errors.
They really should disqualify them from making these judgments again they should not be put -- position.
This includes Secretary Clinton.
She should never again be in a position to make judgment calls about security because she made terrible errors of judgment so did the people who are directly involved -- -- -- Not an arrogant volatile patches -- in houses what 67 -- years running the most respected woman in the world.
On she's all but it running for president -- I could be wrong.
That another season of murder you surprised on the.
Well I think we'll see I think there hasn't been a full discussion of this I think we got sidetracked about talking about.
Whether the movie called caused this and we -- -- -- -- -- natural gas and that's.
Time over Republicans -- talk about the best defense -- and -- -- -- Republicans would have blamed for this but gutting funding to our embassies as if there was a quid pro growth.
But but date they turn this.
On on Republicans -- did I was amazed by.
-- -- the other thing is is a couple things are brought up in -- hearing that I'm sure she's not really aware of but her staff for state department's been a 100000 dollars putting electrical charging stations Indiana.
They spent a 100000 dollars on three comedians they sent India.
They spent eighty million on a consulate in Musharraf Sharif that will never be open eighty million dollars flushed down the drain so that's just bad management.
Which goes back to judgment again if she's not aware of where her money's being spent and it's being wasted around the world she has no ability to come back and say.
Oh woe is me I didn't have enough money for this also if you look at total security of the State Department.
-- went up 36%.
Since the year 2007.
So there's no excuse for that is just bad management.
Senator thank you from.
-- Rand Paul.
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