"And that information turned out, in some respects, not to be 100 percent correct. But the notion that somehow I or anybody else in the administration misled the American people is patently false. And I think that that's been amply demonstrated."
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), one of Rice's loudest critics when it comes to Benghazi, said her statement on "Meet the Press" was "embarrassing."
"I'm almost speechless because it's patently obvious first of all that Susan Rice had no reason to be on the program at all," he said Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation," adding that Rice had nothing to do with Benghazi and was likely reading White House talking points. "The information was totally misleading, totally false."