A handful of conservative protestors attended Capitol Hill Wednesday during a “Justice for Benghazi” rally, though disappointed organizers expected as many as 5,000 people.
Patriots4America and Special Operations Speak were two groups that urged GOP leadership to investigate further into the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on Benghazi, which they believe was handled poorly by the Obama administration.
Sharron Angle, former Tea Party-backed GOP candidate for U.S. Senate in Nevada, and Rob Maness, current GOP Senate candidate in Louisiana, also attended the event.
Angle and Maness will both play a role in further investigations into Benghazi, though those rules have yet to be defined.
Both groups hope that House Speaker John Boehner, especially, will continue an investigation.
SOS recently launched a petition and billboard campaign pressuring Boehner to act.
“Boehner’s stonewalling is helping Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice and the rest of Obama’s corrupt administration get away with the deadliest scandal in American history,” an SOS email promoting the petition read.
Boehner, however, has refused to act despite multiple calls for action from his own party to create a special investigative committee.
H. Michael Hervey, chairman of Conservative Party USA, said the Benghazi affair had never been cleared up, and that the group seeks a kind of closure.