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Homeland Security Committee chairman: Administration won't acknowledge threat of 'radical Islam'

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In an interview with Fox News, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) tied the terrorist attack in Benghazi to the Boston Marathon bombings. In both cases, McCaul said, the Obama administration had ignored the connection to radical Islam.

"There's a wider thing here, some narrative throughout the administration where they just don't want to admit who the real enemy is and confront the enemy head on, and that's radical Islam," McCaul said.

On Wednesday, three State Department officials testified that they were disappointed with the department's response to the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Earlier on Thursday, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) said the State Department was in "real trouble" concerning the investigation into the response to the attack.