Everything You Need to Know About the U.S. Embassy Closures
Have Legislators Addressed the Public?
Lawmakers first publicly disclosed the seriousness of the threat on Sunday on Meet the Press. “This specific threat, that we’ve been briefed about over and over again, [has] reached a new level,” said Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois). The senator revealed that Vice President Joe Biden had briefed him and other senators last week about which embassies were particularly vulnerable.