There will be three congressional hearings today into the deadly September 11 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Four Americans were killed, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens. The House Intelligence Committee will get a closed briefing today from witnesses including Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and FBI Director Robert Mueller. Acting CIA Director Michael Morell will brief the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Also, the House Foreign Affairs Committee holds an open hearing on the Benghazi incident today. Former CIA Director David Petraeus, who resigned last week in a sex scandal, reportedly will field questions from the House Intelligence Committee on Friday.