They say in Washington, D.C. politics that a "gaffe" is when someone accidentally tells the truth.
The presumed new Speaker of the House, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, did just that when speaking to Fox News' Sean Hannity last night when he let the cat out of the bag and admitted that the past year's Republican led witch hunt regarding the many Benghazi investigations were conducted with the intent of bringing down Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
Speaking about his presumed role as the incoming Speaker of the House, here's McCarthy's admission:
What you’re going to see is a conservative speaker, that takes a conservative Congress, that puts a strategy to fight and win. And let me give you one example. Everybody thought Hillary Clinton was unbeatable, right?
But we put together a Benghazi special committee. A select committee. What are her numbers today? Her numbers are dropping. Why? Because she’s untrustable. But no one would have known that any of that had happened had we not fought to make that happen.
McCarthy Confirmed Benghazi Committee Political Charade
Speaker-in-Waiting Kevin McCarthy confirms: The Benghazi committee is a partisan effort to hurt Hillary's campaign.
Posted by The Briefing on Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Today, Hillary Clinton was asked for her response to the the news that the allegations were orchestrated for political maneuvering: