Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), who said Hillary Clinton should be relieved as Secretary of State, indicated on Wednesday afternoon he agreed critics were focusing too much on the particular details of a deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya, and not enough on how to prevent similar incidents from occuring again.
In a testy exchange with Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee earlier today, a visibly riled Clinton forcefully insisted the Obama Administration did not mislead the public.
"Was it because of a protest, or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they'd go kill some Americans?" Clinton said. "What difference, at this point, does it make? It our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, Senator."
"I think she has a little bit of a valid point," he said in an appearance on CNN. "It's not so important whether or not it was movie or what it was. I think what's important, though, in going forward is it not happen again and I think the review board still doesn't get it. I think that we need to have a military commander. We need a Department of Defense in charge of security for embassies in a war zone and nobody has recommended that and I think that's where the ultimate failure is. She has a point about the movie and all of that."
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