Howard Dean Dismisses Benghazi Scandal as ‘Laughable Joke’

May 22nd, 2013 1:21 PM

Appearing on CNBC’s “Kudlow Report” with Larry Kudlow, former Democratic Party presidential candidate and DNC chair Howard Dean dismissed the controversy surrounding the Benghazi terror attack as “ridiculous” and a “laughable joke,” The Blaze reported Tuesday.


“This is about issues that are important to the American people,” said RNC communications director Sean Spicer.


“Benghazi isn’t about scoring political points, it’s about making sure we do right by our foreign policy.  The IRS is about making sure that we

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don’t target American citizens,” he began before Dean interrupted him.

“Benghazi is a laughable joke,” Dean said.

“With all due respect, governor, when four Americans die serving this country, that’s not a joke, sir.  That’s not a joke,” Spicer replied.

“Oh stop it,” Dean said in response.  “The blaming the president for that is a ridiculous joke, the American people — you’ve been beating on this for a year.  I don’t understand why you don’t give up on it…!”

“There are no serious questions being asked about Benghazi, none…It’s totally made up nonsense.  It’s totally clear what happened in Benghazi.  It’s ridiculous,” he added.