US House c'tee issues subpoena for Benghazi documents

May 28, 2013 23:40

WASHINGTON - The Republican chairman of a congressional oversight committee ordered the US State Department on Tuesday to provide documents related to "talking points" used to discuss September's Benghazi attacks during subsequent television appearances.

US Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of the House of Representatives panel, issued a subpoena ordering 10 current and former State Department officials to hand over "documents and communications" related to the attacks in Libya last September 11, when four Americans were killed.Republicans and Democrats have been waging a political battle over the attacks.

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