2017-04-14 03:27:48 UTC
Washington Post: 4 out of 4 Pinocchios for Susan Rice
'The Obama administration had a tendency to oversell what was accomplished'
Published: 3 days ago
(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) - Former Obama administration national security
advisor Susan Rice maxed out on the Washington Post's fact checking scale
Monday morning, earning a full four Pinocchios for her recent statements
about the removal of chemical weapons from Syria.
In a January interview with National Public Radio, Rice, who cited the the
Syrian civil war as her "biggest disappointment," said of the administration's
negotiations with the country, "We were able to find a solution that didn't
necessitate the use of force that actually removed the chemical weapons that
were known from Syria, in a way that the use of force would never have
She continued, "We were able to get the Syrian government to voluntarily and
verifiably give up its chemical weapons stockpile."
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