While the three network morning shows on Thursday all promoted President Obama's "renewed focus on transparency" in an upcoming national security speech, none of the broadcasts made any mention of the administration's deception in the ongoing scandal surrounding the terrorist... -
The US State Department has issued a statement in the aftermath of yesterday’s barbaric killing of a British soldier by Islamist militants in Woolwich. It reads in full: The United States condemns today’s attack in the Woolwich district of London. We stand with our U.K. allies in the face of such senseless violence. Our thoughts [...]
An interview with Thomas Pickering, the distinguished American diplomat who oversaw the State Department’s Benghazi review board and has found himself a target of Republican Rep. Darrell Issa of California, the excitable partisan who chairs the House Government Reform Committee.
Backing Off Benghazi: House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has agreed to withdraw a subpoena of Thomas Pickering over the Benghazi, Libya, attacks after the retired diplomat agreed to a private, closed door meeting. The panel...Show More Summary
When it comes to settling disputes, there's nothing like subpoena power. On Wednesday, House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) claimed victory in his two-week standoff with retired Ambassador Thomas Pickering over howShow More Summary
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has identified five suspects believed responsible for last year's attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. Investigators...Show More Summary
Appearing on CNBC’s “Kudlow Report” with Larry Kudlow, former Democratic Party presidential candidate and DNC chair Howard Dean dismissed the controversy surrounding the Benghazi terror attack as “ridiculous” and a “...
The role former CIA Director David Petraeus played in creating the discredited U.S. "talking points" about the violence in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead, including a U.S. ambassador, last year is under new scrutiny, as a Washington Post story suggests that Petraeus sought to shape the resulting memo to favor his agency.
The five men are said to be under round-the-clock U.S. surveillance in Libya.
Authorities say they have enough evidence to justify seizing them by military force.
While Jon Stewart may have eased up on his harsh criticism of President Obama last night, spreading some of the culpability to the GOP and the press, Jay Leno continues to hammer the president on a nightly basis. Monday night, Leno showed...Show More Summary
President Obama's recent woes provided Stephen Colbert with glee on Monday night as he presented the Obama Scandal Booth, ready to help himself to a healthy portion of controversy. But the subject of his scrutiny was not the president, it was ABC News' Jonathan Karl, whose Benghazi report on talking points has come into question. Show More Summary
As scandal frenzy — in the form of the IRS, Benghazi, DOJ "trifecta" — continues to engulf the White House and dominate the media, cable networks MSNBC and Fox News appear to be headed in opposite directions. While Fox News has had an especially good week in terms of ratings, it's forward-leaning counterpart found itself at a seven-year low.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour appeared on Fox & Friends on Tuesday to discuss his state’s response to the natural disasters that regularly strike the Gulf Coast and how that experience can aid the citizens of Oklahoma who are reeling from a devastating tornado. Show More Summary
Why was Ambassador Chris Stevens even there that day?
On Sunday, Rep. Paul Ryan said that he doesn’t know whether or not President Barack Obama intentionally misled the public with doctored talking points after the September 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya. Though many Republicans believe that the Obama administration intentionally misled the public as to the nature of the now-understood terrorist attack on the [...]Show More Summary
The big news of the past week had nothing to do with the I.R.S. or Benghazi. It was the confirmation that, while the American economy continues to recover from the disastrous financial bust of 2008 and 2009, Europe remains mired in a seemingly endless slump. Show More Summary
Tell me, again, how the mainstream media is all pro-Obama and whatnot. The political world is mildly buzzing about how the recent IRS/Associated Press/Benghazi talking points Scandalabra™ has had little effect, if any, on President Obama's approval ratings. Show More Summary
“The overall goal is to restore my honor,” Raymond Maxwell recently told The Daily Beast. The mid-level State Department official was put on leave in the wake of an Accountability Review Board report into the failures which led to the deadly attack on an American consulate in Benghazi. Show More Summary