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As is usual in this Administration, there is no accountability. No one from State will be quoted “on the record.” No one knows who granted the immunity, or whose idea it was to extend it. Sect. Rice, as usual, had “no comment” on the matter, although it should be noted that Richard Griffith, the head of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security, resigned suddenly, and without comment, last week. It is rumored that the immunity came from him, or his office.
Update: ABC News Has Acquired the Terms of Immunity
The security guards were given a limited immunity called "use immunity" in exchange for giving sworn statements about their involvement in the Sept. 16 shooting incident. ...
News of the immunity deal caught State Department officials in Washington off guard. "If anyone gave such immunity it was done so without consulting senior leadership at State," a senior State Department official initially told ABC News.