By Julian Pecquet - 10/11/12 03:13 PM EDT
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), in a letter to Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonNavarro on Trump: 'He's unfit to be human' Ice Cube: 'I will never endorse a mothaf---a' like Trump Would internet transition have an impact on current US election? MORE, singles out Ansar al-Sharia, a Libyan group believed to have ties to al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. Libyan authorities have blamed Ansar al-Sharia for the attack, but the Islamist group has denied responsibility, although it's possible individual members might have been involved.
King wants the State Department to label the entire group a terrorist organization. The group, which has hundreds of armed fighters who helped topple Moammar Gadhafi last year, is one of the most powerful militias in Libya.