Embassy Attacks

Senior Diplomat Recalls Benghazi Attack at Congressional Hearing

Says he spoke to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton while the attack on the American consulate was taking place


WASHINGTON (AP)—A former top diplomat in Libya on Wednesday described a 2 a.m. call from Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in the middle of the deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, amid confusion about the fate of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and fears about the safety of additional American personnel.