Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) defended her committee’s oversight of the CIA on Sunday, but at the same time, she called the House select committee on Benghazi a “lynch mob.”
“I think it’s ridiculous,” Feinstein told CNN’s “State of the Union” with Candy Crowley. “I think it’s a hunting mission for a lynch mob, actually. I think that’s what’s going on.”
Feinstein says she believes all questions about the Benghazi attack and its aftermath have been answered “to the satisfaction of the Intelligence Committee,” which she chairs.
She also compared the attack on Americans in Benghazi with the Reagan-era attack on the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut: