Clinton defends her Benghazi record in face of Republican criticism

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Clinton testifies before House Select Committee on Benghazi in Washington

By Jonathan Allen and John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday deflected harsh Republican criticism of her handling of the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, and urged her questioners in Congress to put U.S. national security ahead of politics. At a sometimes heated hearing, Republicans accused the front-runner in the 2016 Democratic presidential race of misinforming the public about the cause of the attack by suspected Islamic militants that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in Benghazi. Republican Representative Jim Jordan said Clinton had misleadingly implied the attack was a reaction to an anti-Muslim video.

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