Darrell Issa | Serving California's 49th District

Darrell to Convene Oversight Hearing on Benghazi Wednesday, May 8

May 6, 2013

As Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, I will convene a full committee hearing, “Benghazi:  Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage,” on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:30 AM.  The Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hear testimony from three witnesses to expose the full truth of what happened both before and after the attacks in Benghazi which resulted in the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.

Hearing Details:
Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage
Full Committee, Chairman Darrell Issa, (R-CA)
11:30 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building and streaming live at oversight.house.gov.

Witnesses:
Mr. Mark Thompson
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism
US Department of State

Mr. Gregory Hicks
Foreign Service Officer and former Deputy Chief of Mission/Chargé d’Affairs in Libya
US Department of State

Mr. Eric Nordstrom
Diplomatic Security Officer and former Regional Security Officer in Libya
US Department of State

In October 2012, the Oversight Committee held the first hearing on the Benghazi attacks, which exposed denials of security requests and forced the Administration to acknowledge that the attacks were not sparked by a protest of a YouTube video, contrary to claims made by Obama Administration officials.

For more information on House Oversight and Government Reform, “Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage” hearing, please click here.

To watch Congressman Issa discuss new testimony from Benghazi witnesses on CBS’ Face the Nation, please click here.