Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) have both expressed skepticism about the findings of the report. Graham said the report was "full of crap."
Paul asked in the piece whether the report was "perhaps not telling the full story?"
"Multiple highly-respected news outlets reported on arms possibly being smuggled from Libya to Syria, before and after the attacks on Benghazi," Paul said. "Were all the stories fabricated? Or did they contain some useful or pertinent information related to this investigation?"
Paul made sure to direct some of his criticism at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton which will only add to speculation that Paul is planning to run for president in 2016. He then went on to suggest that the Obama administration was using "smoke and mirrors" to escape getting blamed for Benghazi. Here's the key part of the piece:
From the beginning of this controversy, Obama officials have used smoke and mirrors at every opportunity to evade blame. They have ducked and weaved to avoid anything that could possibly cast the administration in a bad light.
“C.Y.A.” is a term many Americans are familiar with that was invented by U.S. soldiers during the Vietnam War. This new Benghazi “intelligence” report is little more than a C.Y.A. attempt designed to protect incompetent politicians and government agents at the expense of justice for the victims of September 11, 2012.
They will continue to cover up. I will continue to seek the truth until those at the top of this two-year chain of deception are finally held accountable.