"On the night of the Benghazi attack, everybody on the ground in Libya and everybody in Washington knew it was Ansar al-Sharia, the al-Qaeda franchise in Libya. The White House knew. It's now clear. This is not me or anybody else in the media asserting it. It is the media reporting it."
"As often happens with Scarborough, he has inadvertently swerved into a decent point."
"I don't think it is deniable, whenever we, I, conservative media, are really interested in something, the mainstream media purposely avoid it."
"The State Department knew at the time of the attack it was Al-Qaeda. The White House knew at the time of the attack it was Al-Qaeda. That's what's been so maddening about this, everybody knew. Dare I say the mainstream media knew."
"So the IRS that had to apologize today for targeting tax-exempt groups with 'Tea Party' and 'Patriot' in the names -- and giving 'em trouble and hassling them -- is the same bunch that's gonna administer Obamacare fines in a fair and apolitical way. Ha-ha-ha-ha! Right."
"You remember in the debate, one of the three presidential debates, Obama told Mitt Romney and the country that he would never play politics with Benghazi, not with four dead Americans -- and he was outraged that there would be any such accusation? His administration "would never play politics," and that's all they did it because that's all they do. Everything they do is politics."
"Article II, Section 1, of the Nixon impeachment articles were about the IRS being used to go after his political enemies. Obama made jokes about going after political enemies with IRS audits. Imagine this bunch now in charge of levying Obamacare fines? Ha-ha-ha."
"Washington is politics! Somehow if people have political objectives, then those objectives are automatically disqualified? If that's the case, the Democrats have no business being legitimized about anything because everything they do is political."
"By what definition is there no scandal here? This is a huge scandal. I'll tell you what: In this case, the cover-up is not worse than the crime."
" If the right wing hadn't paid any attention to this, this would have gone the way of global warming long ago, and it would now have become an established hoax."
" Three people from the CIA mission went over there to help, after being told not to. They defied orders. Their colleagues were under assault; they were told not to do anything about it. They said, "To heck with that," and they went over there."
"The conventional is that the nomination and election in 2016 is Hillary's, it's wrapped and ready to go, you know Biden wants to be president. And you know John Kerry does. There will be a primary. She is gonna have opponents again. And when the contest is between us and them, they will always circle the wagons and protect themselves, and they were never throw anybody under the bus if it means us winning."
"An Islamist president, in this case of Libya, was more honest than our own administration about what happened in Benghazi. In fact, he was trying to help us."
"This was Al-Qaeda. This was an attack that was premeditated. They had 400 people involved in it. They had rockets, mortars, grenades, rocket-propelled grenades. They had stuff that you don't just pick up, you know, off the shelf or in a catalog for a random protest. This was a serious military action."
"It turns out, ladies and gentlemen, Benghazi may be too big to bury."