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Jason Chaffetz Admits House GOP Cut Funding For Embassy Security: ‘You Have To Prioritize Things’

Posted on October 11th, 2012 at 17:18 by John Sinteur in category: News -- Write a comment


Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) acknowledged on Wednesday that House Republicans had consciously voted to reduce the funds allocated to the State Department for embassy security since winning the majority in 2010.

On Wednesday morning, CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien asked the Utah Republican if he had “voted to cut the funding for embassy security.”

“Absolutely,” Chaffetz said. “Look we have to make priorities and choices in this country.

I guess that’s why they are blaming Obama for the lack of security in the embassy in Libya (and blow the CIA cover while they are at it.

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