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Rep. Peter King: If I Had to Presume, I’d Say Someone in the Obama Administration Removed Al Qaeda References From CIA Talking Points on Libya Attack

In an exclusive interview, Megyn Kelly sat down with Congressman Pete King to discuss General Petraeus’ testimony this morning on the September 11 Benghazi attack, and particularly the talking points about the attack prepared by the CIA. According to King, the CIA’s original talking points on the attack specifically mentioned Al Qaeda and Al Qaeda’s involvement in the attack. King said, “They [the talking points] left the CIA, went through a whole process, which I believe included the White House, and when the talking points were finalized, all the references to Al Qaeda were taken out and it was put in almost as an afterthought saying there were indications of extremist involvement in the demonstration.”


The primary question at hand, according to King, is who changed those talking points and why. “If I had to presume, I’d say it was somebody in the administration had to have taken it out, because it was nobody in the Director of National Intelligence Office, nobody in the CIA that did it. So, it was someone else that did it. And I doubt if the State Department or the Defense Department or the Justice Department would be involved in taking that out,” he said.

Tune in to America Live at 2:30p ET for Megyn Kelly’s full interview with Congressman King.

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