Hillary Clinton Responds To Capture Of Benghazi Suspect

Hillary Clinton addressed the capture of a suspect in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which occurred while she was still acting as Secretary of State.

"I'm very pleased," Clinton said during a CNN town hall on Tuesday. "This is another indication, as President Obama said in his statement today, that the United States has an unwavering commitment to bring to justice those who are responsible for attacks on Americans, no matter where they are, no matter how long it takes."

Clinton noted it took 10 years to bring Osama bin Laden to justice, but said this has been a goal "since that night in September 2012."

Clinton said "there's a lot we don't know" about what happened in Benghazi.

"I'm still looking for answers, because it was a confusing and difficult time," Clinton said.

According to the AP, Ahmed Abu Khattala, a senior leader of the Benghazi branch of the terror group Ansar al-Sharia in Libya, was captured by U.S. forces on Sunday and is being held in an undisclosed location outside of Libya. He will be tried in U.S. court.

President Barack Obama said in a Tuesday statement Khattala would face the "full weight" of the U.S. justice system.

For more on Khattala's capture, go here.



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