ABC’s Jake Tapper confronted White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Wednesday about its inconsistent account of the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Tapper explained that President Barack Obama initially accused GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney of “shooting first and aiming later” for slamming an apologetic statement released by a U.S. Embassy, which falls under the Obama administration. Today, it is clear that the attack had nothing to do with any anti-Muslim YouTube video as the White House initially claimed. In fact, the State Department announced on Tuesday that there weren’t even protests outside the Libya compound before the attack.
These facts led Tapper to ask the reasonable question: “Didn’t President Obama shoot first and aim later?”
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