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Foreign policy position presented

Foreign policy wasn’t just a debate topic among presidential candidates Monday evening.

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U.S. Congressman Jim Jordan of Urbana addressed the Logan County Republican Party fall rally Monday evening. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

U.S. Congressman Jim Jordan, who is running for re-election against Democrat Jim Slone, told members of the Logan County Republican Party that the United States should have been more proactive in its vigilance before the Benghazi, Libya, attack occurred.

“The first question I had was, I asked the two whistle-blowers how long they had been in Libya,” Rep. Jordan said, explaining that the answers the men on the ground gave was 8 and 9 months, respectively, while the ambassadors who did not send aid had never visited the African country.

“The repeated request from the guys on the ground for additional personnel were denied by people who have never been to Libya.”

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