Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on Sunday defended the White House against charges that they did not act quickly enough to protect the Americans killed in the Benghazi attacks. Gates, who served in the administrations of both Presidents George W. Bush’s and Obama said that some critics who said that military force could have saved lives had a “cartoonish” view of U.S. military capabilities.
Hillary Clinton in damage control over latest email revelation. State Department says 22 messages on former secretary of state's private email server have been upgraded to "top secret", but that they were not labeled "classified" when they were sent. Those messages were spread over seven email chains totaling 37 pages. This is the first time the State Department has acknowledged that material found on Clinton's email server was top secret. 1.30.16