Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein has called the demand by Capitol Hill Republicans for more Benghazi investigations a "lynch mob," saying the matter already has received sufficient congressional oversight.
"I think it's ridiculous. I think it's a hunting mission for a lynch mob," said the California Democrat during an interview with CNN's "State of the Union" that aired Sunday.
Feinstein said several congressional committees, including her own, already have investigated the 2012 attacks that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. And despite Republican accusations that the Obama administration has lied about its response to the attacks, she suggested those reports showed no maleficence by the White House.
When asked by show host Candy Crowley if those reports answered all pertinent questions regarding the attacks, Feinstein responded; "I believe they have."