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McCain, Graham defend Obama State. Dept. nominee linked to Benghazi

mccain_graham-1From TheHill.com, By Julian Pecquet –   05/24/13 – Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Friday offered a  preemptive defense of President Obama’s nominee to head European affairs at the  State Department amid concerns about her role in the Benghazi talking  points.

Obama nominated former State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland for the post on Thursday,  just as news broke that House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) had  asked that she be deposed by his committee.

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