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Cruz request to adopt Benghazi resolution, Menendez request to pass Embassy Security bill--objections to each request

Senator Cruz asked unanimous consent to discharge the Rules and Administration committee from further consideration of S.Res.225, A resolution to express the sense of the Senate that Congress should establish a joint select committee to investigate and report on the attack on the United States diplomatic facility and American personnel in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012, and the Senate then take up and adopt the resolution and preamble. Senator Menendez objected.

Senator Menendez asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and pass Calendar #257, S.1386, a bill to provide for enhanced embassy security. Senator Cruz objected.