WASHINGTON Sen. Lindsey Graham threatened Monday to hold up all nominations for federal government positions until survivors of last year's deadly attack on the diplomatic post in Libya appear before Congress.
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"Where are the #Benghazi survivors?" the South Carolina Republican said on his official Twitter account.
On Fox News Monday morning, he added, "I'm tired of hearing from people on TV and reading about stuff in books. We need to get to the bottom of this."
Graham's remarks come a day after CBS News "60 Minutes" aired a story featuring, for the first time, a witness to the Sept. 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
There have been a number of Capitol Hill hearings on the attack. And there was a review chaired by former Ambassador Thomas Pickering and former Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen. But Graham is among lawmakers dissatisfied with information they've received so far and he has threatened previous nominations over the issue.
This time he's calling for a special congressional committee to investigate.
"The State Department is blaming the CIA, the CIA is blaming the State Department.