(New York Post) In a move that could win GOP support for President Obama’s nominations for defense secretary and CIA chief, the White House has agreed to hand over CIA e-mails that helped shape controversial talking points about the deadly embassy attack in Benghazi, Libya.

The release would shed new light on the internal preparations for UN Ambassador Susan Rice’s appearance on a series of Sunday talk shows after the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack on a US diplomatic facility that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three fellow Americans.

Her statements, many of which were later found to be inaccurate for downplaying terror connections to the attack, helped squelch Rice’s expected nomination to be secretary of state.

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