FACT CHECK Obama: Did Not Call Benghazi ‘Act Of Terror’

A check of the September 12, 2012 speech released by the White House shows that President Obama did not call the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya an “act of terror” as he claimed in the debate tonight.

He said that, “No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character, or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for” but did not say that the Benghazi attack qualified or was being pursued as one.

GET MORE STORIES LIKE THIS

IN YOUR INBOX!

Sign up for our daily email and get the stories everyone is talking about.

Email

Previous post

Obama: 'There Are Some Jobs That Are Not Going To Come Back…'

Next post

MSNBC Undecided Voter Panel Swayed - by Romney?

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.