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January 27, 2015 at 2:56 PM

Adam Smith: Republicans have only partisan motives on Benghazi panel

WASHINGTON — He’s called it a “witch hunt” that has already wasted millions of taxpayers’ dollars. And on Tuesday, U. S. Rep. Adam Smith of Bellevue used the third public hearing of the Select Committee on Benghazi to once again excoriate House Republicans for their ongoing investigation into the 2012 attacks at the U.S. diplomatic…

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May 21, 2014 at 1:37 PM

Rep. Adam Smith among five Democrats named to House Benghazi panel

Rep. Adam Smith, D-Bellevue U.S. Rep. Adam Smith of Bellevue has made no secret of his disdain for the Republican Party’s Benghazi obsession. Smith, the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, has called the GOP “out of touch with reality” for continuing to investigate the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the…

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March 27, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Adam Smith calls for halt to Republican “witch hunt” over Benghazi

U.S. Rep. Adam Smith of Bellevue, ranking Democrat of House Armed Services Committee. WASHINGTON — The political spectacle over the Benghazi investigations has cost the Pentagons millions of dollars — and the tab shows no sign of ending soon. All 17 Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday demanded that its chairman,…

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