By Amie Parnes and Ian Swanson - 10/12/12 06:23 PM EDT
Administration officials on Friday argued Biden spoke accurately because he and Obama were unaware of requests for additional security that were made to the State Department. Those requests were revealed in testimony this week at a House panel hearing the day before Biden's debate.
"If you look at the testimony there was no talk of request for personnel made here" at the White House, Carney said Friday. "These kinds of issues are handled in the State Department by security professionals," he added.
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