Hillary Slams McCarthy Over Comments About Benghazi Committee [VIDEO]

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s recent comments about the Benghazi investigation causing her sinking poll numbers “deeply distressing.”

“I knew the ambassador [Christopher Stevens] that we lost in Benghazi,” the former secretary of state told Al Sharpton in an interview that aired Sunday on MSNBC. “Along with him, we lost three other brave Americans who were representing us in a very dangerous part of the world.”

McCarthy suggested on Tuesday that the committee was formed for political reasons and that Clinton’s sinking polls are due to the Benghazi investigation. (RELATED: Kevin McCarthy’s Benghazi Moment)

“Everybody thought Hillary Clinton was unbeatable, right?” McCarthy, who many believe will become Speaker of the House, told Fox News. “But we put together a Benghazi special committee, a select committee. What are her numbers Friday? What are her numbers today? Her numbers are dropping. Why? Because she’s untrustable. But no one would have known any of that had happened had we not fought.” (RELATED: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Proves The Only Thing Worse Than One Hillary Is Two Of Them)

Clinton responded, saying McCarthy’s comments do a disservice to those who died in the Benghazi terror attack. (RELATED: Boehner: Benghazi Investigation Was Never About Hillary)

“When I hear a statement like that — which demonstrates unequivocally that this was always meant to be a partisan political exercise — I feel like it does a grave disservice and dishonors not just the memory of the four that we lost, but of everybody who has served our country,” Democratic frontrunner said. “I really regret the way that they have treated this serious matter.”


[H/T Yahoo]

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