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White House response to Libya attacks: A timeline

  • White House response to Libya attacks: A timeline

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, accompanied by President Barack Obama, speaks during a Transfer of Remains Ceremony, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., marking the return to the United States of the remains of the four Americans killed this week in Benghazi, Libya. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

    On Sept. 14, in remarks at the Transfer of Remains Ceremony honoring the Americans killed in Libya, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton again tied to the violence to the video.

    "This has been a difficult week for the State Department and for our country. We've seen the heavy assault on our post in Benghazi that took the lives of those brave men. We've seen rage and violence directed at American embassies over an awful Internet video that we had nothing to do with. It is hard for the American people to make sense of that because it is senseless, and it is totally unacceptable," Clinton said.