ABC News shuts down its email after Stop Hillary PAC supporters demand they ask Hillary about Benghazi

WASHINGTON - Ahead of the network’s hosting of a Democratic presidential debate, ABC News has shut down the email accounts of its debate moderators after supporters of Stop Hillary PAC demanded they ask Hillary Clinton about her handling of a terrorist attack on Americans in Benghazi.

Newly released emails show that not only did Clinton refuse to deploy a rescue mission organized by General Martin Dempsey, then Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, but American forces may have had an additional two hours to launch a rescue.

“Emails show Hillary Clinton ordered the military to stand down in Benghazi, even though General Dempsey had mobilized forces,” said Dan Backer, SHP’s general counsel. “Holding Hillary accountable means holding the media accountable for being her campaign spokespeople.”

“ABC News would rather be Hillary Clinton’s campaign advisers than a news network,” said Backer. “Rather than ask a candidate a question about her record, they are shutting down email accounts and refusing to do their job.”