Top Dem Calls for Public Testimony on Benghazi

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat on a House panel says the authors of the independent investigation into the deadly assault in Benghazi, Libya, should testify at a hearing, not in a private deposition.

Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland sent a letter Monday arguing that former diplomat Thomas Pickering and retired Adm. Mike Mullen should respond to Republican criticism of their report at a hearing next week.

Pickering and Mullen issued a scathing report last December critical of the State Department's handling of security at the diplomatic mission. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans died in the Sept. 11 attack.

Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said Sunday he would seek depositions from Pickering and Mullen.

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