State Dept.: 'There Has Been a Lot of Noise in Washington, Much of it Political' About Bergdahl

'Some people are trying to use this to score political points'

State Dept.: 'There has Been a Lot of Noise in Washington, Much of it Political' About Bergdahl (Washington Free Beacon)

The Obama administration continues to blame everyone but themselves.

“I think that there has been a lot of noise in Washington, much of it political, about this,” State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Thursday of the Bergdahl scandal, echoing President Obama’s earlier dismissal of the controversy.

Harf claimed that “it’s frustrating at times to see — look, none of this — none of this was new.” Consequently, she said, “it just calls into question some of the criticism and the political nature of it. I’m not saying all of it is.”

Harf told Fox News reporter Lucas Tomlinson, who was questioning her on the issue, that “People in the rest of the world are focused on other issues,” and that “some of them look at some of the things that are being said on Twitter right now, including about people like me, and are shocked by it.”

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