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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018, file photo, then-Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gowdy swore he’d had enough of Washington. Disgusted by what he’d seen, the former South Carolina congressman retired from office last year, declaring his skills are better used "in a courtroom than in Congress." Now he’s coming back for impeachment. A former prosecutor who led the House investigation into the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, Gowdy is poised to join President Donald Trump’s legal team. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
October 10, 2019 - 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trey Gowdy swore he'd had enough of Washington. Disgusted by what he'd seen, the Republican congressman from South Carolina retired from office last year, declaring his skills are better used "in a courtroom than in Congress." Now he's coming back for impeachment. A former...
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This image provided by the FBI in a U.S. District Court filing in Washington on feb. 29, 2019, shows Mustafa al-Imam after his capture in October 2017. The interrogation of the Libyan militant accused of playing an instrumental role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks may be admitted at his trial next month, a federal judge ruled April 8, 2019. U.S. District Judge Christopher R. Cooper rejected defense attorneys’ claims that al-Imam had been suffering from mental trauma and seasickness in the days after his 2017 abduction in Libya. Al-Imam is scheduled to stand trial in May 2019 in Washington on murder and terrorism charges. (FBI via AP)
April 09, 2019 - 2:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The interrogation of a Libyan militant accused of playing an instrumental role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks was conducted lawfully and may be admitted at his trial next month, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper on Monday rejected defense attorneys'...
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June 27, 2018 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Libyan militant was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison for his role in the 2012 attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. In November 2017, a jury in Washington convicted 47-year-old Ahmed Abu Khattala of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2017 file photo, House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., speaks during a House Judiciary hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gowdy says he will not seek re-election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 31, 2018 - 4:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Trey Gowdy, a powerful GOP watchdog who built his name leading the investigation into the 2012 attacks against Americans in Benghazi, Libya, has become the latest prominent Republican to head for the exits rather than run for another term. The former South Carolina prosecutor...
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December 01, 2017 - 7:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Benghazi committee used $150,000 in taxpayer money to settle a lawsuit filed by a former aide who alleged he was fired in part because he was not willing to focus his investigative work on Hillary Clinton, documents released Friday show. Air Force Reserve Maj. Bradley...
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FILE - This Oct. 2, 2017, file courtroom sketch depicts Ahmed Abu Khattala listening to a interpreter through earphones during the opening statement by assistant U.S. attorney John Crabb, second from left, at federal court in Washington, in the trial presided by U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper. Defense attorney Jeffery Robinson, sits behind Crabb in a light blue suit and Michelle Peterson, also a member of the defense team, is at far right. A federal jury has found a suspected Libyan militant not guilty of the most serious charges stemming from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. Jurors on Nov. 28, 2017, convicted Ahmed Abu Khattala of terrorism-related charges but acquitted him of murder. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
November 28, 2017 - 7:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Libyan militant was convicted Tuesday of terrorism charges stemming from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. But a federal jury found him not guilty of murder, the most serious charge associated with the rampage he was accused of...
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November 03, 2017 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A militant accused of playing an instrumental role in the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks was ordered to remain behind bars during a brief appearance in federal court Friday. Mustafa al-Imam was captured Oct. 29 by U.S. special forces in a Navy SEAL-led raid and brought to...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2011 file photo, then-U.S. envoy Chris Stevens attends meetings at the Tibesty Hotel in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. special operations forces captured a militant in Libya accused of playing an instrumental role in the Benghazi attacks, officials said Oct. 30, 2017, in a high-stakes operation designed to bring the perpetrators to justice more than five years after the deadly violence. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
October 31, 2017 - 5:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. special operations forces captured a militant in Libya accused of playing an instrumental role in the Benghazi attacks, officials say, in a high-stakes operation designed to bring the perpetrators to justice five years after the deadly violence. President Donald Trump on...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2011 file photo, then-U.S. envoy Chris Stevens attends meetings at the Tibesty Hotel in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. special operations forces captured a militant in Libya accused of playing an instrumental role in the Benghazi attacks, officials said Oct. 30, 2017, in a high-stakes operation designed to bring the perpetrators to justice more than five years after the deadly violence. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
October 30, 2017 - 5:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. special operations forces captured a militant in Libya accused of playing an instrumental role in the Benghazi attacks, officials said Monday, in a high-stakes operation designed to bring the perpetrators to justice five years after the deadly violence. President Donald Trump...
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October 30, 2017 - 4:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the capture of a militant who the U.S. says was instrumental in the 2012 Benghazi attack (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says a militant accused of involvement in the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, will face...
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