Benghazi victims’ relatives outraged over verdict in trial of terrorist who led attack on U.S. consulate

Benghazi victims’ relatives outraged over verdict in trial of terrorist who led attack on U.S. consulate
Ahmed Abu Khattala

[Ed. – If the U.S. were the white supremacist hellhole liberals make it out to be, then how do they explain this miscarriage of justice?]

Family members of two victims of the 2012 Benghazi attack lashed out Tuesday after a suspected Libyan militant was cleared of the most serious charges against him, with one relative calling the verdict “a miscarriage of justice.”

Ahmed Abu Khattala, 46, was convicted by a federal jury on four counts, including providing material support for terrorism and destroying property and placing lives in jeopardy at the U.S. compound, but acquitted on 14 others, including murder.

The attack killed Chris Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya; Sean Patrick Smith, a State Department information management officer; and CIA contract security officers Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty.

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Tyrone Woods’ father, Charles, told Fox News the verdict was “outrageous,” and compared Khatalla to a getaway driver who is “just as guilty as the robber who kills the bank teller.”

“I am very bothered by the fact the U.S. government gave constitutional rights and due process rights to a foreign national who allegedly killed Americans outside the U.S.,” Woods added. “This is what bothered me from the very beginning.”

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