Ever since House Speaker John Boehner in mid-January invited Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's current prime minister, to speak before both chambers of Congress on Tuesday, March 3, the White House and most members of the press have slammed...Show More Summary
The Obama White House is in full war mode against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of our best ally in the Middle East, for accepting House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to speak before Congress, while it mollycoddles that region's most dangerous nation, Iran. No one crosses Obama without facing his wrath. No one dares. He is the president.
White House national security advisor Susan Rice earned rousing applause during her speech before the American-Israeli Political Action Committee on Monday — but they weren’t in support for Obama administration policies. Speaking one...Show More Summary
Spoilers for House of Cards Season 3 in this story for anyone who didn?t get binge-watching clearance from the White House. Things got predictably crazy this season, and it ended on a wham-bang note that was pitch perfect. Click To Continue Reading
As the White House continues to fume over a planned March 3 speech by the Israeli prime minister — which it feels could derail nuclear talks with Iran – Utah Republican congressman Jason Chaffetz said the Obama administration has itShow More Summary
Probably not. White House Spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters today that President Obama will probably miss Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on Tuesday. Reporter: Will the president watch the speech tomorrow? Josh Earnest: I haven’t looked at the president’s … Continue reading ?
White House spokesman Josh Earnest today reporters today that banning ammo was a “common sense step we can take” to ensure “we are protecting Second Amendment rights.” Huh? Josh Earnest: The president has long believed that there are some common … Continue reading ?
Group calls for minimizing the use of military level equipment during demonstrations, but shies away from suggesting more body cameras
As a close observer of the Obama administration, I have had my share of disagreements with how the White House has conducted its foreign policy and how the National Security Council staff has operated in relation to other departments...Show More Summary
Indian-American actor Kal Penn – who spent two years on the White House staff under Obama – gave an interview to Time magazine about playing a detective on the new CBS show Battle Creek. When they asked him what he learned from riding...Show More Summary
“Rick Perry, the former Texas governor who is planning to make a second run for president in 2016 after his unsuccessful campaign four years ago, is putting more pieces of infrastructure in place,” the New York Times reports. “The latest [...] The post Perry Staffs Up for White House Bid appeared first on Political Wire.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change practices to build trust in minority communities, as a White House task force called for … Continue reading ? The post White House task force urges police to build trust in minority communities appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
WASHINGTON (RNS) American Jewish leaders and activists are worried about widening political divisions between Israel and the White House sparked by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial address to Congress on Tuesday...Show More Summary
He’s manipulative, merciless and scary (in the very best way). Say what you will about Frank Underwood of "House of Cards," but the guy has great taste in real estate. And now that he’s (spoiler!) happily ensconced in the White House,...Show More Summary
A White House Task Force charged with probing the deteriorated relationship between police and the communities they protect issued a report to President Obama on Monday that calls for independent investigations into all police shootings and to abolish all policing practices that rely on racial profiling. "The moment is now for us to make these […]
“When White House hopeful Scott Walker talks to potential voters, he hawks himself as a leader who tells people what he will do and then does it. But the line has a snag. As a candidate for governor, Walker didn’t [...] The post Walker Doesn’t Always Say What He’ll Do appeared first on Political Wire.
The United States is having a clean energy moment. From the White House, to American households, to corporations and civil rights organizations -- the promotion of more widespread adoption of renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind, is being touted far and wide. As we continue to embrace this new energy economy, Americans have much to gain. Show More Summary
The White House’s foremost fictional badass, Claire Underwood, took a move from L.B.J.’s power playbook and negotiated urgent diplomacy from the toilet. In this clipped scene, she requires the Russian ambassador to wait by a sink while she fixes her eyeliner, pisses, and informs him that he has been outplayed. In... More »
A White House-commissioned task force released a report on Monday recommending increased oversight of local police forces in response to what President Barack Obama has described as “simmering distrust” between police and communities they serve. The task force called for police to...