Mom of Benghazi victim to attend last Clinton/Trump debate

2016-10-18 17:58
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Green Bay. (Evan Vucci, AP)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Green Bay. (Evan Vucci, AP)

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Washington - Donald Trump's campaign has invited the mother of an American killed in Benghazi, Libya, to attend Wednesday's final presidential debate.

Trump's campaign confirmed that Pat Smith, mother of Sean Smith, would be one of its guests.

Sean Smith, an information management officer with the US Foreign Service, died during the September 11, 2012 attack. 

Smith told Yahoo News that she thinks she'll be seated in the front row.

Smith gave an emotional speech the Republican National Convention blaming Trump rival Hillary Clinton for her son's death.

She accused the former secretary of state of lying to families about what sparked the 2012 attack that killed four Americans. Republicans have tried to make Benghazi a central issue in the campaign.

Trump also made headlines with his guests at the second debate. They included a trio of women who have accused former President Bill Clinton of sexual harassment and assault.

Read more on:    donald trump  |  hillary clinton  |  libya  |  us  |  us 2016 elections

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