Clinton: ‘No place in our politics’ for attack on Muslim aide
By Julian Pecquet - 07/30/12 07:57 PM EDT
Clinton was marking the release of the State Department's annual report
on religious freedom around the world when she was asked to comment
about the allegations against her deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin.
Five House Republicans have asked the State Department's deputy
inspector general to probe Abedin's alleged ties to the Muslim
Brotherhood, a request that has been condemned by some leaders of their
“Leaders have to be active in stepping in and sending
messages about protecting the diversity within their countries,” Clinton
said at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. “We did see
some of that in our own country. We saw Republicans stepping up and
standing up against the kind of assaults that really have no place in
Read more on The Hill's Global Affairs blog.