“As crazy as Trump may be, deep down he has trust in Mattis’s judgment,” says former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
Former CIA director and former secretary of defense offers perspective on the Republican memo from the House Intelligence Committee that alleges bias and abuse in the Russia probe.
In light of President Donald Trump’s “vulgar and disparaging remark” in which he said people from some brown and black nations come from “shthole countries,” former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has a message for Americans: “This is not who we are.”...
Former Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta told CNN’s Jake Tapper that Obama should have done more to help the Iranian freedom protesters in 2009. According to Breitbart: Former Secretary of Defense and Central Intelligence AgencyShow More Summary
An extraordinary event — other than the lousy tax bill passing the House and a U.S. senator confessing to groping a woman — happened on Capitol Hill this week. Three former secretaries of defense (Leon E. Panetta, Chuck Hagel and Ash Carter) got together, an unusual occurrence, to send Congress a warning about important legislation. North Korea? […]
Leon Panetta is a Democrat. The real deal, not an outsider or some TV talking head. I’m reiterating that obvious fact simply for emphasis. As the former Chief of Staff to President Clinton and both Director of the CIA and Secretary of Defense under President Obama, he’s what you call an insider. Show More Summary
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta criticized President Donald Trump's response to the deaths of four US soldiers in Niger, during an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper on Monday. Trump addressed the deaths of the four soldiers, who were killed on October 4, for the first time on Monday, after facing backlash from the public. Show More Summary
Amid President Donald Trump’s threats to both North Korea and Venezuela Friday afternoon, former Defense secretary and CIA director Leon Panetta worried that the president might not realize that he’s not hosting his own show anymore. Speaking with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, Panetta said...
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has painted a stark picture of the escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.
Leon Panetta, who has served as chief of staff for former President Bill Clinton and defense secretary for former President Obama, has some advice for President Donald Trump’s new chief of staff: Be ready to drink heavily. In an interview with the New York Times, Panetta reveals that he told...
Former White House chief of staff, CIA director and defense secretary Leon Panetta gives some solid advice to new chief of staff John F. Kelly, including this: There has to be one person in the White House willing to look the president in the eye and tell him the truth — to tell him when […]
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says presidents shouldn't be having private meetings like the encounters Comey had with President Trump.
Leon Panetta has been highly critical of President Donald Trump's temperament. On Friday, the former CIA Director and Defense Secretary renewed those criticisms.
Leon Panetta, former Secretary of Defense, comments on the current state of affairs in North Korea along with the implications of Trump's tax plan.
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta warned Friday that the strong rhetoric coming from President Donald Trump's administration toward North Korea could escalate tensions. "The words from the administration are creating even higher volume in terms of the provocations that are going on. Show More Summary
Russia has warned the United States against more military strikes in Syria, which didn’t worry former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. Panetta...
A former U.S. defense secretary has spoken out against President Trump's recent use of the phrase, "my military." Read more...
Former defense secretary Leon Panetta chastised President Trump
Leon Panetta, former Defense Secretary, provides his expertise regarding the US military’s decision to drop a bomb on Afghanistan targeting ISIS.
Leon Panetta, the veteran White House insider, doesn’t understand why President Donald Trump continues to antagonize the U.S. intelligence community and key foreign allies. The former defense secretary and CIA director appeared Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” where he...