By Julian Pecquet - 09/13/12 10:19 PM EDT
“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. HolderLawyer claims death threats after anti-Black Lives Matter lawsuit Adviser: Obama can’t ‘erase decades’ of racism Airbnb enlists civil rights leaders in discrimination fight 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.