Conservative Group Sponsors Snapchat Filter Mocking Hillary Clinton During Benghazi Hearing
"This message will disappear — just like Hillary Clinton's emails."
Hillary Clinton is testifying at the Benghazi committee on Thursday and people using Snapchat from the hearing room were greeted with a filter trolling Clinton about her email scandal.
Conservative foundation Judicial Watch sponsored a geo-tagged Snapchat filter for the Benghazi committee hearing room. The filter is a "Warning" sign that reads "This message will disappear -- just like Hillary Clinton's emails." Reporters covering the hearing noticed the filter, and tweeted about it, on Thursday.
The group describes itself as a "a conservative, non-partisan educational foundation, promoting transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law."
The taxpayer-funded Benghazi committee is investigating Clinton's role in the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the deaths of four Americans.
"Despite all the previous investigations and all the talk about partisan agendas, I’m here to honor those we lost and to do what I can to aid those who serve us still," said Clinton when she appeared before the committee.
In the past, Clinton has said the controversy surrounding Benghazi and her emails is a partisan witch-hunt. "It’s not about Benghazi,” Clinton said during a speech in Iowa. “And you know what, it’s not about e-mails or servers either. It’s about politics.” She added, "I won’t pretend this is anything other than what it is: the same old partisan games we’ve seen so many times before."