Rice got initial, tentative appraisal of Benghazi attack, Congress told

Posted: November 16, 2012 at 3:46 a.m.

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., arrives Thursday for a closed oversight hearing of the committee on Capitol Hill in Washington to look into the circumstances surrounding the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Five days after the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice described what precipitated the deadly episode on the basis of initial intelligence that later proved incorrect, the deputy CIA director told Congress on Thursday.

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