(NEW YORK) — After weeks of speculation, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fully intends to testify before Congress about the Sept. 11 U.S. consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Clinton, who couldn’t make the December hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee because of a concussion she suffered from a fall, is scheduled to speak with lawmakers on Jan. 22.
Sen. Bob Corker, who sits on the committee, told MSNBC on Tuesday that the outgoing secretary seems “anxious” to deliver testimony about the security failures that resulted in the deaths of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.
The Tennessee Republican also suggested that following Clinton’s appearance, it’s possible that senators could quickly move to the confirmation hearings for Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, Clinton’s presumed successor.
This could all take place the day after President Obama is sworn in for a second term.
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