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McCain accuses administration of Benghazi coverup

Wants a deeper investigation on attacks in Libya

WASHINGTON — Senator John McCain called Sunday for a special committee to investigate the administration’s handling of last year’s deadly attack on the US diplomatic post in Libya, and a House committee chairman vowed to seek additional testimony on how the matter was investigated.

The dispute over last September’s assault in Benghazi that killed four Americans dominated the network talk shows on Sunday. Leaders of both parties debated whether the administration paid enough attention to security before the attack, did enough to respond once violence began, and tried to deceive the public afterward in the midst of an election campaign.

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