Lieberman asks State, DOD for documents in Libya investigation

The Senate investigation after Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, held a hearing on the Libya attack last week in which he grilled State Department staffers. The hearing drew complaints from Democrats for being partisan.

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On Friday, Issa said he is focusing his investigation into the Libya attacks on the White House.

Other Republicans have also sought answers from the Obama administration on Libya. Sens. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainSenate's defense authorization would set cyber doctrine Senate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions MORE (R-Ariz.), Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamTop Louisiana health official rips Cassidy over ObamaCare repeal bill Senate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions MORE (R-S.C.) and Kelly AyotteKelly Ann AyotteStale, misguided, divisive: minimum wage can't win elections Trump voter fraud commission sets first meeting outside DC RNC chair warns: Republicans who refused to back Trump offer 'cautionary tale' MORE (R-N.H.) requested information last week from Clapper, Brennan and CIA Director David Petraeus about the attack.

They sent new letters on Friday “renewing” their request.

“Your lack of response is inhibiting our ability to perform our duties on behalf of our fellow citizens,” they said. “We therefore continue to seek answers to our questions and expect a reply as soon as possible.”

Libya has become part of the presidential campaign, with Republicans hammering Obama for the administration’s response to the attack, which shifted from saying it was related to an anti-Islamic video posted online to being a planned terrorist attack.

While Republicans are demanding responses now, Lieberman requests a “complete response” by Nov. 9, three days after the election.