Nightly News   |  December 20, 2012

State Department officials admit to inadequate security in Benghazi

While speaking in front of the Foreign Relations Committee, officials admitted they left the consulate vulnerable to the attack that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> the white house today called the security breakdown at the u.s. consulate in benghazi clearly unacceptable. and a congressional hearing on capitol hill , senior state department officials admitted they fell down on the job, leaving the consulate vulnerable to the september 11th attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. secretary of state hillary clinton was scheduled to appear at this, but she could not because she is still recovering from a concussion.