House Speaker John Boehner accused the State Department Thursday of "stonewalling" the select committee charged with investigating the 2012 terror attack in Benghazi.

His office noted the link between the agency's top attorney in charge of releasing Hillary Clinton's emails, Catherine Duval, and Clinton's own attorney, David Kendall.

Duval previously served in the Internal Revenue Service and presided over the unsuccessful search for the missing emails of Lois Lerner, the former official in charge of the agency's tax-exempt unit.

Before the IRS, Duval worked at the law firm of Williams & Connolly — the same firm that presently employs Kendall.

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