WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 03: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden greeets family members of American Foreign Service Association members who died while serving overseas during a ceremony at the U.S. State Department May 3, 2013. While marking Foreign Affairs Day, Biden and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry unveiled a memorial plaque in the State Department lobby honoring U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, Anne Smedinghoff, Sean Patrick Smith, Ty Woods, Glen Doherty, Ragaei Said Abdelfattah, Joseph Gregory Fandino, and Francis Savage.
If any single person must shoulder blame for those needless American deaths, it is Hillary Rodham Clinton, whose State Department refused Ambassador Chris Stevens' requests for additional security.
They just wanted me to go away but I wouldn't just go away ... I knew (former U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens). Chris was a friend of mine.
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