Charles Krauthammer weighed in on Barack Obama’s insistence that ISIS is not a national security threat. “When Obama says the Islamic State is not Islamic I think he believes it. What’s interesting is he’s got a Kerry, and Earnest and … Continue reading ?
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is clearly right — and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is wrong — about the Iran nuclear negotiations. But the broader and more consequential question of Iran’s place in the world is much more complicated. As I’ve written, I don’t fault Netanyahu for aggressively defending Israel’s interests as he sees [...]Show More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was interviewed by Laura Ingraham at CPAC today and tried to give a right-wing populist message of sorts to the red-meat crowd by mentioning the working class, but offered up no solutions and just had insults for Hillary Clinton and the increase in the minimum wage. Show More Summary
Rudy Giuliani invited an attack by a swarm of hornets by opining that Barack Obama does not love America. Engaged patriots responded to Rudy’s allegation with two words: “No kidding.”
In a well-received CPAC speech heavy on foreign policy, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina directly challenged possible presidential rival Hillary Clinton’s diplomatic credentials, asking the former secretary of state to “nameShow More Summary
It is never good for a politician to become a frequent punchline of the late night comedians. Seth Meyers had the above response to Rudy Giuliani’s false claim that Obama does not love America, along with Scott Walker’s difficulty in responding to a question as to whether he agreed. (Media and graphic below via Mediaite). [...]Show More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Christie struck a defiant tone at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, taking swings at the media and his leading presidential rivals as he fought off the notion that his likely presidential campaign is moribund. In a 20-minute interview on stage with conservative radio host Laura Ingraham, Christie cast himself as…
Dennis Kucinich told me on radio Wednesday night that he is sending a letter to Congress urging them not to vote for the Authorization for Use of Military Force. He believes war with ISIS is a tremendous waste of our resources against an entity that is not a threat to the United States. Please “like” [...]
It's all a conspiracy by the powerful natural history museum lobby. There's a new Public Policy Polling poll out identifying Scott Walker as the top Republican pick among their presidential maybe-candidates. But some of the other poll results among self-identified Republicans are doozies. Show More Summary
Joshua Green: “The possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court will soon eliminate federal subsidies for people buying health insurance through the Affordable Care Act is the biggest story in politics and economics that no one wants to talk about. But [...] The post What If the Supreme Court Guts Obamacare? appeared first on Political Wire.
On Thursday, the Washington Post revealed that during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State the Clinton Foundation received millions of dollars from foreign governments, including “one donation that violated its ethics agreement with the Obama administration.”
By accepting a Republican invitation to address the US Congress next week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has not only upset the White House and the Democrats, he’s also rattled America’s largely liberal Jewish community. “Like an increasing number of American Jews, I want to make it clear that Netanyahu does not speak for me,” [...]Show More Summary
Mary Matalin, or as she's lovingly known as Lady McCheney, told Steve Malzberg that Rudy Giuliani's horrific words about President Obama not loving America, should be used by the GOP as a roadmap in the run up to the 2016 general election. Steve...Show More Summary
"After much thought, I have made the decision not to attend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's March 3 scheduled address before a joint session of Congress, while still hoping it will either be postponed to a more appropriate date or delivered in a closed session. As a Jew, support for Israel is in my DNA. Show More Summary
This is what democracy looks like. That's not something I thought I'd ever say about the bureaucrats at the Federal Communications Commission. After years of cronyism, corruption and cowardice, Thursday's vote for strong Net Neutrality...Show More Summary
“The Clinton Foundation accepted millions of dollars from seven foreign governments during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state, including one donation that violated its ethics agreement with the Obama administration, foundation officials disclosed Wednesday,” the Washington Post reports. A [...]Show More Summary
The tensions around Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress are running high as those in support and those opposed to his appearance have become entrenched. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib explains.
Let’s start with this Here is Pres. Obama's revised 317-page plan to regulate the Internet. The public still can't see it. I'm voting no. pic.twitter.com/RirBVPChmV — Ajit Pai (@AjitPaiFCC) February
The White House's choice of who to send to address a conference next week hosted by Washington's strongest pro-Israel lobby will be a closely watched decision likely to be interpreted as a sign of the value President Barack Obama places on U.S.-Israeli relations.
ISIS butcher in Libya an American?