Saturday, November 12, 2016

Mike Rogers's Role in Trump Transition Receives Criticism

At The Weekly Standard


Special Report Thursday night, host Bret Baier and panelist Laura Ingraham discussed the role of former House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers in heading up national security planning for Donald Trump's transition. Both mentioned that conservatives are concerned with his position, given the heavy criticism he received for his committee's 2014 report on Benghazi. The Republican lawmaker's work was assailed as incomplete, and it differed dramatically from what Rep. Trey Gowdy's select committee produced in summer 2016.

"Here's a candidate [Trump] who ran in part on the Benghazi issue. You've got the 13 Hours guys that endorsed Donald Trump. And you've got a guy running your national security transition that comes under fire from conservatives over Benghazi," Baier said.

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