To: Republican Conference of the United States House of Representatives
Tell the House Republicans to Shut Down the Select Committee on Benghazi Now
Representative Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the race to become the next Speaker of the House on the heels of admitting to abusing congressional power for political gain with the Select Committee on Benghazi. Add your name and demand that House Republicans shut it down now.
Why is this important?
When the Republican leadership set up the Select Committee on Benghazi, its frivolous purpose was transparent. It was created as an outlet for the Republican leadership to attack Secretary Clinton, plain and simple.
We just never thought they would admit it... until now.
In a recent interview, Rep. McCarthy told Sean Hannity that, “everybody thought Hillary Clinton was unbeatable, right? But we put together a Benghazi Special Committee, a select committee. What are her numbers today? Her numbers are dropping.”
The Select Committee on Benghazi has become one of the longest-running Congressional task forces in history - longer than Watergate. It has cost American taxpayers $4.5 million. And according to Rep. McCarthy, it was a political stunt to affect the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.
Using taxpayer dollars to further a political agenda is unethical. But using taxpayer dollars to exploit a national tragedy that resulted in the loss of four American lives is utterly reprehensible.
Rep. McCarthy dropping out of the Speaker's race is not enough. Join us and demand that the House Republicans stop this charade and shut down the Select Committee on Benghazi now.