Michele Bachmann Puzzles John Brennan During Intelligence Committee Hearing (VIDEO)

Bachmann's Strange Questions Shot Down

During a Thursday House Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) asked CIA Director John Brennan and others on the committee panel a number of puzzling questions about drone strikes and other security issues.

Bachmann began with a question about the White House's involvement in armed drone strikes in Libya.

"Armed drone strikes in Libya?" Brennan replied. "I'm unknowing of such, and I would defer to the White House to address your question."

Bachmann scrambled to direct more questions at Brennan and the panel, focusing on the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya last September. Brennan continued to be dumbfounded.

"The White House doesn't have a drone capability, responsibility," Brennan said. "Again, I don't know what it is you are specifically referring to."

Bachmann eventually changed topics to Iran and the country's nuclear weapon capabilities, asking what the "red line" is with Iran's nuclear program.

"I think this subject [would be] much better talked about in closed session," Director of National Intelligence James Clapper responded.

Bachmann's questioning persisted for over four minutes.

Watch a clip of the hearing above.

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