The claim was repeated Oct. 11 by Vice President Joe Biden during the vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky. “We weren’t told they wanted more security,” he announced. [And] Ben Rhodes, President Barack Obama’s deputy national security adviser for communications, extended the claim Oct. 11 by telling told Foreign Policy magazine that neither Biden nor President Barack Obama knew of the growing danger.
...“These kinds of issues are handling in the State Department by security officials,” White House spokesman Jay Carney said during Friday’s press briefing... Security matters “are decided at the State Department,” he said, amid tough questioning from Fox News Channel’s Ed Henry.
The White House’s statements leaves Hillary Clinton on the hook, because she runs the Department of State.
How are Bill and Hillary dealing with this sellout? Not well, according to bestselling author Ed Klein.
...sources close to the Clintons tell him that Bill Clinton has assembled an informal legal team to discuss how the Secretary of State should deal with the issue of being blamed for not preventing the Benghazi terrorist attack last month.
White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters during a press conference Friday that responsibility for the consulate in Libya fell on the State Department, not the White House...
If blame for the security failures falls to Hillary Clinton, Klein said, it’s possible that she would even consider resigning over the issue...
Klein also noted that the famously troubled Obama-Clinton relationship has "reached a new low" with Joe Biden's refusal to have Bill Clinton help guide the gaffe-master's debate strategy.
That thumping noise you heard was Hillary Clinton going under the bus.