Embassy Attacks

Gregory Hicks: I've Been Punished for Benghazi Whistleblowing

Hicks believe at least two American lives would've been saved with a faster response to last year's attack

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Gregory Hicks, the former deputy chief of mission in Libya who testified before Congress about the 9/11 attacks on an American diplomatic facility earlier this year, believes he has been "punished" for speaking out about the Obama administration's response the night of the attack. He said he believes at least two of the Americans lost that night could have been saved if the United States had responded in time.

"I don't know why I was punished," Hicks said in an interview with ABC's This Week. "I don't know why I was shunted aside, put in a closet if you will."

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