Earlier in the week Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., sat down with a trio of GOP Senate opponents to hash out her response to the attack in Benghazi that cost the life of U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens. Defense News reported on the aftermath, with the Sens. Ayotte, Graham and McCain walking away unimpressed.
While the story included several quotes from Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-NH, I thought I’d post more of her account as told to a handful of reporters on Tuesday Nov. 27. Ayotte described her increased concern about Rice’s judgement, and her inclination to hold up any nominee for the Secretary of State position until more information on the Benghazi attack is revealed. Who knew what when will likely be the subject of debate for months as the GOP continues to push the issue. See selections after the break More