“I can assure you — as the President has assured the world — that we are committed to working with the Libyan government to seek justice for the victims of this outrageous and unjustified attack,” Attorney General Eric HolderEric H. HolderOvernight Tech: Senate moving to kill FCC's internet privacy rules | Bill Gates pushes for foreign aid | Verizon, AT&T pull Google ads | Q&A with IBM's VP for cyber threat intel Uber leadership sticking by CEO Top Dems prep for future while out of the spotlight MORE said Thursday at an event in Qatar. “To that end, the FBI has opened an investigation into their deaths and the attack on the U.S. Consulate.”
Feinstein went on to rip the video, which claims to be a trailer for a longer movie and includes disparaging comments about Muslims and the Prophet Muhammad in its dubbed soundtrack.
“I think it's such a farce,” she told CNN. “It's so stupid. And the man who produced it certainly made no contribution to art or literature.”
She went on to say that the protection of the embassy in Cairo as protests continue is “in a sense" a test for Egyptian authorities.
On Wednesday Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Joint Chiefs chairman, called Florida pastor Terry Jones to ask him to stop promoting the video. Jones has sparked outrage in the Middle East for his highly publicized anti-Islam stunts, such as calling for the burning of Korans.