House Benghazi Select Committee member Congressman Mike Pompeo joined me on today’s show to talk about the next stage in the Committee’s work. Mr. Blumenthal, call your lawyer’s office please.
HH: Joined now by Congressman Mike Pompeo from Kansas’ 4th Congressional District. You should be following the Congressman on Twitter, @RepMikePompeo. Last week, though, he was talking tall about the Shockers. I don’t think we’re going to hear much about that this week.
MP: We’re just hoping we can keep our coach.
HH: Well, that’s true. They’ve got to be coming after him. Let me ask you, though, I’ve been asking everyone about the Final Four. We’ve got Darth Vader’s led Kentucky, right? They’re the evil empire. We have Luke Skywalker, Wisconsin, we have the Princess Leiaites over at Michigan State, and we have Han Solo in Coach K. Who wins this all?
MP: I’m going to go with Michigan State.
HH: You’re going to go with Princess Leia?
MP: You know, if you’ve got to choose, you’ve got to choose.
HH: Okay, okay. So Mike Pompeo, let’s get serious. I know you guys can’t talk a lot about this, but the former Secretary of State wiping the data clean and not giving you the servers, geez, back in my day, we called that obstruction of justice. What do you guys call it?
MP: So it’s very disturbing. We’ve got lots of questions, frankly. And every time we ask a question, we end up describing ten more. Now, we still don’t know the timing of exactly when it was that she wiped her server clean, what was motivating that, what requests were outstanding for documents, so the list is pretty long. And I always try and keep at the forefront in everyone’s mind this is important, because we’ve got four dead Americans who died in Benghazi that night. And we need to understand the full scope of what was going on with the Libya policy, and then the security situation that evening. Lots of questions. Continue Reading