Erin Burnett talks about foreign policy emerging as a prominent factor in the 2012 presidential election. Burnett highlights a letter from Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Darrell Issa saying that United States government had denied repeated requests for more security at the consulate in Benghazi.
Here is the story on CNN.com:
The State Department's rejection of "repeated requests for increased security in Benghazi" came amid "a clear pattern of security threats" in the five months leading up to the attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Libya, a Thursday letter from House Republicans obtained by CNN reads.
"The attack that claimed the Ambassador's life was the latest in a long line of attacks on Western diplomats and officials in Libya in the months leading up to September 11, 2012," the letter from Reps. Darrell Issa and Jason Chaffetz to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reads.
Watch Erin Burnett OutFront at 7p/11p ET for Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee .