Debunking The Republican Lies – ‘Pay Us Back: Republicans Owe Taxpayers $4.5 Million Dollars for Phony Benghazi Probe’
Kevin McCarthy :
“And let me give you one example. Everybody thought Hillary Clinton was unbeatable, right? But we put together a Benghazi special committee. A select committee. What are her numbers today? Her numbers are dropping. Why? Because she’s untrustable. But no one would have known that any of that had happened had we not fought to make that happen.”(1)
‘Republicans’ Manufactured Benghazi Probe Has Gone On Longer Than Watergate Investigation’
“As of Monday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi has been active for 72 weeks — surpassing the record previously held by the Watergate Committee in the 1970s”.
“The Benghazi Select Committee has now become one of the longest and least active congressional investigations in history,” ranking member Elijah Cummings, D-Md., wrote in a statement. “The Committee has squandered the last 16 months and more than 4.5 million taxpayer dollars dredging up political attacks to impact the 2016 presidential election — a severe misuse of taxpayer funds and Congressional power.”(2)
‘The party (Republican) that sells itself as “fiscally responsible”, in spite of their claim that “deficits don’t matter” when they were in charge, would definitely want to reimburse taxpayers the $4.5 million they have spent on lowering former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers and manufacturing sound bites for free campaign ads against her, which they will all use since Republicans always have to run “against” a person since they can’t run on their own ideas’.(3)