House set to approve select Benghazi investigation
WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Republicans are set to begin a special investigation into the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, raising the stakes in a political battle with the Obama administration as the midterm election season heats up.
Democrats are considering a boycott of the committee, which is expected to be approved formally when the Republican-led House votes Thursday afternoon.
Democrats face a dilemma. They don't want their presence on the committee to provide legitimacy to what they believe will be a partisan forum, yet they don't want their absence to cost them the ability to counter Republican claims and provide cover for potential witnesses.
House Speaker John Boehner vows that the investigation will be "all about getting to the truth."
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