"I expect the administration to give our military professionals time to properly gather any useful intelligence he has."

And we have to remember, we’ve been asking for documents now for 18 months. ... Why do they refuse to tell the American people the truth about what happened?”

The American people deserve the full truth about what happened in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, and there is no better person to help lead this effort than Phil

“We will not take any shortcuts to the truth, accountability, or justice”

Rep. Trey Gowdy, who has been selected to lead the committee, lays out the questions that remain regarding the attack, and underscores the need for a serious, non-partisan process to get the truth.

The Obama administration has a bad habit: it seems to never want the American people to know what it’s really up to, and it seeks to avoid accountability at all costs.

Earlier today, Speaker Boehner met with Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), who will serve as chairman of the select committee to investigate the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi.

In an interview with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly, Speaker Boehner highlighted Republicans’ ongoing efforts to hold the Obama administration accountable on several fronts, saying “the American people have a right to know what happened with regard to Fast and Furious, what happened at the IRS, what happened at Benghazi.”