But Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidWeek ahead: House to revive Yucca Mountain fight Warren builds her brand with 2020 down the road 'Tuesday Group' turncoats must use recess to regroup on ObamaCare MORE (D-Nev.) quickly shot down the idea, and it did not garner much support with the group’s Senate Republican colleagues either.
Wolf first introduced his resolution in December, which currently has 34 co-sponsors.
His office said that the select committee “would combine the multiple current investigations to prevent overlap, avoid jurisdictional gaps and ensure a comprehensive review.”
The committee would include top lawmakers from the Intelligence, Foreign Affairs, Armed Services, Judiciary, Government Reform and Homeland Security Committees. The Select Committee would release a report on the attack within 90 days of its first meeting.
Many House and Senate committees are already investigating the Benghazi attack, and top officials have testified before several panels.
The Senate Homeland Security Committee released a report on the attack Monday, which faulted both the State Department and Pentagon for the attack. An independent Accountability Review Board also released its own report last month focused on the State Department’s role and missteps.
Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonWeek ahead: US raises pressure on WikiLeaks Poll: 85 percent of Clinton supporters would vote for her again OMB director: Government shutdown not a 'desired end' MORE had to postpone plans to testify in Congress last month when she became ill, but has said she will still testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in the next Congress.