June 28, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today on the release of the investigative report by the House Select Committee on Benghazi:

 “I commend Chairman Gowdy and the Members and staff of the Select Committee for putting forth a serious, thorough, fact-centered report with new information that casts new light on the events immediately before, during and after the tragedy in Benghazi that claimed the lives of four Americans.  I urge all Americans to read the Select Committee’s report and consider its contents in a manner that reflects the seriousness of the subject matter and the rights of the families of the fallen. 

 “Without the work of the Select Committee and its Members and staff, culminating in this important report, the American people would have been denied the truth about the circumstances surrounding the deaths of four of our countrymen and the courageous efforts of so many others who were on the ground that night.  Thanks to Chairman Gowdy and