Hillary Clinton testified before the House Select Committee on Benghazi for more than 11 hours on Thursday. But the committee’s chairman, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-South Carolina), was at a loss when asked by a reporter what new information he had learned from the hearing.
Over the course of the day, lawmakers grilled Clinton about everything from her use of a private server while serving as secretary of state, to the rationale behind her support of an international military incursion into Libya in the first place.
But when asked by a reporter after the hearing about what new information the committee had gleaned from the hearing, Gowdy didn’t have an answer.
“Uh, I think some of Jimmy Jordan’s questioning,” he said, referring to committee member and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio).
“Well, when you say ‘new today,’ we knew some of that already. We knew about the emails. In terms of [Clinton’s] testimony? I don’t know that she testified that much differently today than she has in the previous times she’s testified,” Gowdy said.
Benghazi comm. Chairman Trey Gowdy is asked what new information emerged in the hearing. His answer: pic.twitter.com/aZOwDz29xU
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The congressman then said he’d follow up by looking at the day’s transcripts.