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Biden On Libya: We Did Not Know They Wanted More Security

During the Vice Presidential Debate VP Joe Biden claims that the White House didn't know they wanted more security at the embassy in Libya.

BIDEN: The intelligence community told us that. As they learned more facts about exactly what happened, they changed their assessment. That’s why there’s also an investigation headed by a leading diplomat from the Reagan years, who is doing an investigation as to whether there were any lapses, what the lapses were, so that they will never happen again.

RADITZ: And they wanted more security there?

BIDEN: We weren’t told they wanted more security… We did not know they wanted more security, and by the way, at the time, we were told exactly, we said exactly what the intelligence community told us that they knew. That was the assessment. And as the intelligence community changed their view, we made it clear they changed their view. That’s why I said we will get to the bottom of this. You know, usually when there’s a crisis we pull together as a nation, but as even before we knew what happened to the Ambassador, the Governor was holding a press conference. That’s not Presidential leadership.

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