Gowdy, Cummings Explode Over Benghazi Transcript

Shortly before the House Select Committee on Benghazi recessed for lunch Thursday, ranking member Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md., challenged Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., to release the full transcript of Sidney Blumenthal, a longtime confidant to Hillary Rodham Clinton, following a series of questions by Gowdy on the topic.

The back-and-forth, which at times veered in to a shouting match between two top committee members, ended abruptly when Gowdy recessed the committee, telling Cummings to “wait until the next round [of questioning]” for more on Blumenthal.

Clinton to Jordan: Read My Book

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, landed perhaps the first major blow at Thursday’s Benghazi Committee hearing nearly three hours in, charging that Hillary Rodham Clinton misled the American people about the cause of the attack.

Jordan displayed emails and State Department documents on a large video screen, saying she initially publicly pinned blame for the attack on outrage for an anti-Muslim video. But shortly after, Jordan alleged, emails to her family and State Department summaries of her conversations with regional leaders showed she believed the strike was a planned and carried out by a violent Islamic group.

Watch Live: Hillary Clinton Testifies Before Benghazi Committee

Fmr. Secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify before the House Select Committee on Benghazi about the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Coverage begins at 10 a.m.

Reid Says There Will Be No Senate Committee to Investigate Benghazi

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will not create a special committee to investigate the 2012 attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi, Libya, following Speaker John A. Boehner's announcement on May 2 proposing a House committee.

Pompeo: Democrats Haven't Participated 'In Good Faith' on Benghazi

Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., addressed reporters Friday following testimony to the House Select Committee on Benghazi from top Hillary Rodham Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

Pompeo did not comment on the testimony, but later criticized Democrats for failing to fully participate in the investigation.

State Department: No Gaps in Clinton Emails

After the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch announced five months of gaps in Hillary Rodham Clinton's released emails, State Department Spokesperson John Kirby told reporters there were no gaps, aside from the first few months of Clinton’s tenure when she was using a different email address.