The rest of Washington might be captivated with the fiscal cliff negotiations, but
Poe says that the Obama administration needs to come clean and provide Congress with more answers. The former Texas judgeís latest round of questioning has focused mainly on the weapons used in the attack on the U.S. embassy and the possibility that the weapons in questions could have been provided by the U.S. or its allies.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, as well as Pentagon spokesmen, have remained mum on the issue.
ìTheir blissful silence says wonders,î said
The Republican from Humble promised to follow up and send letters until he gets an answer from the Defense Department.
This is the perfect example of history repeating itself, said
ìYouíd think weíd learn from history that when we help or are aware of weapons going into different countries, somebodyís going to pick them up and use them and they may not be in the interest of America when those weapons are used. It looks like, to me, in this situation that the U.S. lost control, oversight of the weapons that Qatar was smuggling into Libya. Kind of sounds like ëFast and Furious,í when U.S. lost control and oversight of weapons that our government helped facilitate smuggling into Mexico. Youíd think weíd quit doing that but hereís another example it appears.î