Clinton sets record, Fox, straight

In the clip to the right Clinton set Fox's Chris Wallace straight on his efforts to combat terrorism during his time in office, informing him that conservatives and neocons alike were critical of Clinton's focus on bin Laden.

After Wallace tells Clinton that he's received all these email requests to ask Clinton why he didn't do more to stop bin Laden and Al Qaeda, Clinton takes a breath and begins... "First I want to talk about the context in which this arises. I'm being asked this on the Fox Network..." Part II, in which Chris Wallace is handed his ass on a plate, is HERE.

Complete transcript after the jump courtesy Thinkprogress.

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