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What Nancy Pelosi Claims Two Families of Benghazi Victims Have Told Democratic Lawmakers


"Two of their families have called us..."

Families of the Benghazi victims have reached out to Democratic lawmakers and asked them not to launch another investigation into the 2012 attack that claimed the lives of four Americans, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) claimed Friday.

"Two of their families have called us and said, 'Please don't take us down this path again,'" Pelosi said during her weekly press conference. "It's really hard for them. It's very sad."

The San Francisco congresswoman then took a swing at Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), while skewering the new committee headed by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) to investigate Benghazi.

"This is a stunt," Pelosi said. "Issa is damaged goods. They had to move to another venue with another chairman."

Rep. Louise Slaughter's (D-N.Y.) also told The Huffington Post that a family member from Tyone Woods' family called on Thursday to express support for her position. Woods was one of the CIA contractors killed in the 2012 attack.

(H/T: IJ Review)

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