Former Acting CIA Director Mike Morell: The Anti-Islam YouTube Video Did Cause Benghazi Attack

On ABC's <i>This Week</i>, Acting CIA director Michael Morell wades into the controversy regarding the cause of the 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate and a CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya. Morell has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. <blockquote>MICHAEL MORELL, FORMER CIA ACTING DIRECTOR: The one thing that struck me right off the bat [<a href="">about Rudy Giuliani's interview on ABC's This Week</a>] was what he said about Benghazi. You know, there is this view out there that she lied about what caused the attack, that she said it was the video. I think one of the really interesting things that is in early 2014, the Federal Bureau of Investigation walked into the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and they said that we believe the video was a motivation in this attack. Abu Khattala, who is the only person arrested, said that the video was a motivation. So this idea that the video played no role, which Republicans keep on repeating over and over and over again just isn't -- </blockquote>