House Democrats are pouncing on Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) public acknowledgement of the political value in the Select Committee on Benghazi and calling for GOP leaders to shut the panel down.The Tuesday evening comments from McCarthy — the No. 2 House Republican and front-runner to be the next Speaker — confirmed long-held accusations that the panel has been little more than a political hit job for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, they say.”Everybody thought Hillary Clinton was unbeatable, right? But we put together a Benghazi special committee, a select committee,” he said on Fox News. “What are her numbers today? Her numbers are dropping. Why? Because she’s untrustable.” “But no one would have known any of that had happened had we not fought and made that happen.”Now, multiple members of the panel want the committee closed

Source: Dems descend on McCarthy: Shut down Benghazi panel | TheHill

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