These 7 Republicans Will Serve On The Benghazi Select Committee

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on Friday announced the Republican members who’ll serve on the select committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks of 2012.

They are:

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), Chairman

Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN)

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH)

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS)

Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL)

Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL)

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA)


“This investigation is about getting answers for the families of the victims and for the American people,” Boehner said. “These members have each demonstrated a commitment to this goal, and I have confidence that they will lead a serious, fact-based inquiry.”

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) declined to reveal Friday morning if Democrats will participate in the investigation.

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