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Last person to speak with Amb. Stevens gives first interview as a regular citizen – it looks bad for Hillary

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A former top State Department official and Benghazi whistleblower gave his first-ever interview as a civilian Tuesday night and it didn’t go well for Hillary Clinton.

Gregory Hicks, the former deputy chief of mission in Libya for the United States, was the last person to speak to U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens, who was one of four Americans killed by terrorists on September 11, 2012. He testified before Congress in 2013 about the attacks and the failure of the state department to protect lives.

Clinton “delegated her legal security obligations to others,” Hicks said on Fox News Channel’s “The Kelly File.”

“Our security complement in Tripoli was reduced from 34 to six,” Hicks noted, explaining that the ambassador was only able to have two security officers instead of a dozen or more.

“She delegated those responsibilities and she didn’t pay attention afterwards. Consequently, she must bear responsibility for those outcomes,” Hicks told Fox host Megyn Kelly. Clinton also delegated the decision to divide the personnel in Benghazi between two facilities, an action which Hicks said “cannot be delegated according to law.”

Hicks noted that the Clinton campaign is adept as spinning the narrative but the truth cannot be covered up.

While he has not decided who he will be voting for in November, Hicks was confidant of one thing: “I will not vote for Mrs. Clinton because I don’t think she’s the best candidate.”

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