Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell finds himself in Israel siding with Benjamin Netanyahu as the deadline for an Iran nuclear agreement nears. What a coincidence! With a Tuesday deadline approaching for Iran, the Obama administration, and five other world powers to strike a deal to stem the Tehran government’s nuclear program, congressional Republicans Sunday ratcheted [...]
Five Years after the Supreme Court Decided Citizens United, The Obama administration is still delaying IRS cases and has clearly won the IRS targeting scandal.
The Obama administration has displayed “reprehensible animosity” towards Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, House Speaker John Boehner says. Netanyahu’s recent election victory dramatically exacerbated a diplomatic crisis with Washington, bringing his thorny relationship...
With the Obama administration trying to get the talks completed and a deal done, the Iranian regime sees an opening to get more concessions from the West. It’d add to the list of being able to enrich uranium, the eventual lifting of sanctions on their government and economy, if that isn’t enough (which apparently, it […]
Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trusted. The Obama administration agrees.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is meeting with House Democrats in an effort to push back against President Obama’s trade agenda, The Hill reports. “The liberal senator met Tuesday with a group of House Democrats before administration officials were to meet [...]
With a Tuesday deadline approaching for Iran, the Obama administration, and five other world powers to strike a deal to stem the Tehran government’s nuclear program, congressional Republicans Sunday ratcheted… Click to Continue »
IT’S COME TO THIS: Michael Tomasky: “And so what I hope is that Obama administration officials are, well, lying. That is, I hope they’re just saying this stuff about a new and improved Iran because they think it might help build public support for a deal. That’s not very appealing, but it’s better than the […]
(John Hinderaker) Lately there has been a fair amount of happy talk from liberal pundits about our supposedly robust economy. Such optimistic evaluations have been guarded, since everyone knows that the jobs picture is still bleak, largely because of runaway legal and illegal immigration. Show More Summary
The conservative line on the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran is that President Obama has been taken to the cleaners, either out of naïveté, or perhaps because he secretly hopes for Iran to obtain the bomb. It is possible that Obama has negotiated an unnecessarily weak deal. It is... More »
``What has happened [with the rush of the world, sans US, to join China's AIIB] is seen as a policy failure on the part of the Barack Obama administration and a manifestation of the dysfunctional American political system whereby the...Show More Summary
White House press secretary Josh Earnest defended President Obama’s Middle East policy on Sunday, saying the administration is working to achieve its goals with international partners and limited U.S. military involvement. Earnest spoke on ABC’s “This Week,” addressing recent comments from House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), who has accused the administration of a lack of […]
House Speaker John Boehner says don't blame him for inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress and interfere with our ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran. It's all Obama's fault. When Bash asked Boehner...Show More Summary
Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, former Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, told Chris Wallace on FOX News Sunday the Obama administration has a “policy of willful ignorance” in the Middle East. My sense of where the policy is it’s almost … Continue reading ?
The former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency on Sunday described President Obama's Middle East policy as one of "willful ignorance," saying the administration needs a clearer strategy for dealing with conflicts emerging across the region. Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn said during an interview on "Fox News Sunday" that recent developments in the Middle East are moving […]
The decision to join the bank is an about-face for the nation, which had earlier agreed with the Obama administration’s requests to stay aloof from the bank.
Earlier today I wrote about how the Obama administration has strengthened the Civil Rights Division at DOJ. This week they made some big announcements: A four-count indictment against Independence, Missouri...
The Obama administration has issued the “first major regulations” of fracking, the increasingly common and controversial fossil fuel extraction process, though the rules apply only to the small portion of fracking that takes place on land owned by the federal government or Native American tribes. Show More Summary
As multiple armed conflicts engulf the Middle East, the Obama administration is scrambling to find methods to stabilize the hostile region while continuing to negotiate a nuclear deal with the Iranian state. One former diplomatic official bluntly described the situation as a "goddamn freefall."
(Steven Hayward) Hard to know just what story merits top billing this weekend: Who Lost Yemen? Saving Private Bergdahl? Harry Reid entering the past tense? Or the continuing embarrassment of the Obama administration’s Iran diplomacy?...Show More Summary