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mike mulemullen, the former chan of the joint chiefs of staff appointed by president george w. bush to lead an accountability board. this is an institution that was set up after the attacks in beirut. there have been 18 previous boards. only two have ever made any of their findings public. the one following the attacks on our embassies in east africa and the one following our attack -- the attack on benghazi. the accountability review board did not pull a single punch. they found systemic problems and management deficiencies in two state department bureaus. the review recommended 29 specific improvements. i pledge that by the time i left office, every one would be on the way to implementation. and they were. more marines were slated for deployment to high threat embas embassies, additional diplomatic security agents were being hired and trained. and secretary kerry has continued this work. but there is more to do. and no administration can do it alone. congress has to be our partner as it has been after previous tragedies. for example, the accountability review board and subsequent
experienced diplomat. she served as our ambassador to nato appointed by george w. w h bush. she served as a foreign service officer delegated to the white house for vice president cheney. she served as the spokesperson for the state department during my tenure and she is currently the assistant secretary for europe under secretary kerry. >> she wrote this to the ambassador on june 13, 2012, that is a week after the facility was attacked, it is only a handful of days after he was turned down on a specific request for more security. chris, i know you have your hands full, but we'd like your advice about public messaging on the state of violence in libya over the past ten days. so she's asking him for help with public messaging. jake sullivan which is the ear and a ha other half of the question that i don't think we got, to i understand that chris stevens was a rule follower. i haund. understand that. my question is not why krigs stevens didn't contact you, but why this jake sullivan send chris stevens a blumenthal e-mail to read and react to on a day after the facility was attacked, the same
you know, he was nominated by president george w. bush to be chairman of the joint chiefs. a tanker served in the vietnam in the persian gulf. >> you need some water, madam? >> would you like us to take a 60-second, two-minute break? >> no. just let me grab -- a lozenge. so, congressman, i have the utmost confidence in both of them. >> thank you. >> let me say this. you know, this hearing began with the chairman reading a list of questions that he claimed were unanswered. in fact, those questions had been asked and answered many times. as a matter of fact, when we go back to the last questioner, it was speaker boehner who -- as a matter of fact, last tuesday, madam secretary, speaker boehner acknowledged to fox news the allegation that the u.s. government was involved in an illegal weapons program in libya has been -- and this is according to him -- investigated by the house intelligence committee and debunked. that's what speaker boehner said about this illicit weapons transfer situation. do you want us to hold up, madam? okay. so going back today, so these questions again were man
nominated by president george w. bush to be chairman of the joint chiefs. he served as chief of nave operations. he ledÑi nato's joint force command, u.s. naval forces in europe. commanded a missile cruiser, missile deterror, a stank, served in vietnam and the persian gulf. excuse me. [coughing] >> you need some water, madam? [coughing] >> would you like to us take 60 seconds, two-minute break? >> no. let me grab -- >> i have the jut most confidence in both of them. >> thank you. >> let me say this. this hearing began with chairman reading a list of questions he claimed were unanswered. in fact, those questions have been asked and answered many times. matter of fact. when we go back to the last questioner, it was speaker boehner who -- matter of fact last tuesday, madam secretary, speaker boehner acknowledged that fox news, the allegation that the u.s. government was involved in an illegal weapons program in libya has been -- and this is according to him -- investigated by the house intelligence committee and it bombed. that's what speaker boehner said about this elicit weapons tran
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