Multiple Hill reporters tweeted that 206 congressional GOPers had requested a seat on the committee. House leadership aides said Tuesday that the committee would have seven Republicans and five Democrats.
.@RepWestmoreland tells me "206" House Rs have asked to be considered for the #Benghazi select cmte
— David M. Drucker (@DavidMDrucker) May 7, 2014
GOP congressman tells me he's heard that as many as 206 House Republicans have asked to be on Benghazi select committee. He wasn't joking
— Wesley Lowery (@WesleyLowery) May 7, 2014