Libya

Issa Pushes Back on Accusation of Outing Libyans Working For U.S.

Democrats insists Issa should've cleared documents he released with State first, but the House Oversight Committee Chair says the Libyans named in the document were already known as working for the U.S.

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Rep. Darrell Issa fired back at the Obama administration after Democrats complained his decision to release 166 pages of documents on the security situation in Benghazi threatened the lives of several Libyans who are named and worked with the U.S. 

Administration officials had said those named in the documents could be in danger in Benghazi, a city with known Al Qaeda sympathizers. They claimed Issa, the Republican chairman of the House oversight committee, failed to ask the State Department to review the documents for sensitive information before releasing them to the public.