State Department can't name a single "tangible achievement" from the “Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review" under Hillary Clinton

I have to thank Erik Wemple at the Washington Post for identifying this gem.  Those who like no nonsense reporters will love this.

Erik provides this transcript:

LEE: I have one very brief one on the QDDR.
MS. PSAKI: Sure.
LEE: Off the top of your head, can you identify one tangible achievement that the last QDDR resulted in?
MS. PSAKI: Well, Matt, obviously it’s an extensive, expansive process.
LEE: So, no.
MS. PSAKI: We’re looking at how it was done last time.
LEE: Just one.
MS. PSAKI: I know. I’m making an important point here.
LEE: Okay.
MS. PSAKI: The Secretary wants it to be focused. It’s going to focus on a more narrow range of issues. It’s always to look at how we can improve things, and we’ll see where we come out on the end.
LEE: So can you, off the top of your head, identify one tangible achievement that was – that resulted from the last QDDR?
MS. PSAKI: I am certain that those who were here at the time, who worked hard on that effort, could –
LEE: One that – since you’ve–
MS. PSAKI: — point out one.
LEE: — that since you’ve come on board that you’ve noticed, that someone has said – that you noticed, that you can point back saying, “Wow, the first QDDR identified this as a problem and dealt with it.”
MS. PSAKI: Well, as you know, I’ve only been here since it was concluded.
LEE: Okay.
MS. PSAKI: So I’m sure there are a range of things that were put into place that I’m not even aware of were a result.
LEE: I won’t hold my breath.
MS. PSAKI: Okay.



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