Boehner Dodges Questions About Fundraising Off Benghazi
Asked three times about the propriety of the party’s campaign arm fundraising off the select committee created to investigate the death of four Americans, Boehner repeated different variations of the same line.
“Our focus is on getting the answers to those families who lost their loved ones,” Boehner (R-Ohio) told reporters in the Capitol. “Period.”
Asked again if it is proper for the National Republican Congressional Committee to use this committee money, Boehner said, “Our focus is getting the truth for these four families and for the American people.”…
Visitors to the NRCC web site who clicked on a Benghazi-related post this week were then asked to donate money to “stop Democrats from controlling all of Washington.” An NRCC spokesman said they don’t release statistics for how much money they raise online.