Perspective: Look at the numbers here, particularly the one with the dollar sign, and consider the following.
The family of Glen Doherty, one of two CIA contractors killed during the September 2012 Benghazi attacks, is still struggling to collect death benefits from the government to which they say they’re entitled.
The family’s three-year fight is playing out in the courts, in Congress and at the CIA — which has authority to change administrative rules regarding survivor benefits — and is shedding light on a federal law that critics say does not do enough to protect the families of contractors working abroad on dangerous assignments.
So far, the family’s efforts to recover benefits from the government have stalled, running up against administrative hurdles and congressional delays. —Washington Post
Here’s your leadership at work. If the outraged ‘Pubs running this circus really gave a damn about those dead diplomats, they’d have fixed this long ago. But they don’t, so they didn’t.