Africa
3:56 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

GOP Seizes On Shifting Accounts Of Libya Attack

Originally published on Wed October 3, 2012 5:40 pm

When the Libyan consulate was attacked and the American ambassador killed, the immediate word from the administration was that the strike was a spontaneous reaction to a controversial film. In the immediate aftermath, Republican challenger Mitt Romney harshly criticized the Obama administration and soon found himself at the center of controversy. In the weeks since, however, the administration story has evolved and now a congressional hearing on the matter is scheduled for next week.