Tennessee Senator Bob Corker wants more answers from the Obama Administration on last year’s attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. It’s a dramatic shift on the issue from the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
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As Congressional Republicans grilled State Department officials Wednesday over the consulate attack in Libya, Democrats on the House Oversight Committee used a much softer touch, including Nashville’s Jim Cooper.
Tennessee Senator Bob Corker denies trying to score political points over the deadly consulate attack in Libya. Corker has been a regular guest on national news programs calling the Obama Administration’s reaction “bizarre.”
Senator Bob Corker has been a loud voice in the debate over whether the President needed Congressional permission to go into Libya. Tennessee’s other senator has started speaking in opposition to the White House.
Today not a single Tennessee Republican voted to authorize President Obama’s military effort in Libya. But some of them stopped short of pulling funds from that NATO-led mission.
While some Republicans in Washington are criticizing how long it took for the U.S. military to get involved in Libya, Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is not. He says he’s glad President Obama has been cautious with using force.