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TRUTH TEST: Did Obama call the Libya attack terrorism?

10:20 PM, Oct 16, 2012   |    comments
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Romney accused the President of dishonesty by saying he called the September 11 attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi an "act of terror" on the day after the attack.

The President contended that he did and Crowley sided with him when correcting Romney.

So who's right?

Both sides have a valid point to make.

In his speech reacting to the attack, the President did speak about in the context of "acts of terror." However, he did not explicitly call the attack itself an "act of terror."

Here's an excerpt of the relevant section from the transcript of the speech:

"No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character, or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for. Today we mourn four more Americans who represent the very best of the United States of America. We will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. And make no mistake, justice will be done."

Click here to read the entire speech.


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