WASHINGTON -

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., released the following statement Friday after Speaker Boehner’s announcement that the House will vote to create a new select committee to investigate the Benghazi terrorist attack:

“Just this week, the White House was forced by a court to release new documents that show the Obama Administration blatantly misled the American people in the days after the terrorist attack in Benghazi.

"For nearly two years, the Republican-led House has worked tirelessly to get the truth about that night—when four brave Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens and Oregonian Tyrone Woods lost their lives—and its aftermath.

"Time and time again, the Administration has stonewalled the House and the American people, and it’s time for them to come clean.

"I support the Speaker’s call for a select committee on Benghazi. This is an extraordinary step, but it’s needed to force accountability from the Obama Administration and get the truth.”