Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the buck stops with her when it comes to who is to blame for security ahead of a deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.
"I take responsibility" for what happened on September 11, Clinton said in an interview with CNN's Elise Labott soon after arriving in Lima, Peru, for a visit.
The attack killed Chris Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, and three other Americans at the consulate.
The interview was one of a series given to U.S. television networks Monday night, the first such interviews she has given about the Benghazi attack.
Clinton insisted President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are not involved in security decisions.
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