The GOP chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi repeatedly squared off with congressional Democrats during former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s all-day testimony Thursday.Benghazi Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and ranking Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) held a fiery exchange three hours into the hearing over whether testimony by longtime Clinton associate Sidney Blumenthal should be publicly released.It left Clinton, the front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, watching from the sidelines — at times with a smirk on her face.Gowdy also tangled with Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) over the Blumenthal testimony, which ultimately led to a party-line vote to keep the transcripts secret.“You asked for the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth,” Cummings shouted at Gowdy. “Why don’t you just put that entire transcript out there and let the world see it! What do you have to hide?”

Source: Fiery exchanges dominate all-day Clinton testimony on Benghazi | TheHill

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