Secretary of State Hillary Clinton finally had her day on Capitol Hill, and she came out swinging. Clinton missed her first opportunity to be questioned about the attacks in Benghazi, Libya due to illness, but during today’s exchange with Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), things got heated.
The U.S. Department of State released an unclassified report Tuesday (Dec. 18) about the September terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, stating “systematic failures” in security. The review disclosed many of the main reasons for the faulty resources and security, which resulted in the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens.
John Kerry will replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, an announcement of which is expected to be made in the next few days. Although President Obama said that he wanted Clinton to remain in the position, Kerry is said to top his list of successors.
The Republican party shot down claims that verbal attacks against U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice are racially motivated. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus accused the GOP of going after Rice because she’s black.
There was a lot to talk about at President Obama’s first press conference since winning re-election last week. The commander in chief spoke to the media Wednesday (Nov. 14) addressing the attack in Benghazi, Libya, taxes, and the CIA cheating scandal.
The trickle-down effect from the infidelity of former CIA head David Petraeus has turned the federal gaze on the man hired to succeed him. Gen. John Allen, top commander for the U.S. in Afghanistan, has been pulled into the scandal as email correspondence with Jill Kelley—the woman who blew the lid off of Petraeus’ cheating story—is now […]
President Obama vowed to change his approach for his second debate against Mitt Romney, and followed through with his promise. During part two of their meeting, this time in Hempstead, N.Y., the commander in chief and the former governor verbally battled, often speaking over one another to get their points across. Even though the president […]
Hillary Clinton is stepping in the line of fire regarding an attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya that killed a U.S. Ambassador, last month. According to the secretary of state, she is fully responsible for any security breach that may have led to the death of four Americans. “I take responsibility,” Clinton said […]
When faced with the important decision of attending meetings with world leaders at the United Nations, or sitting with Barbara Walters, it’s not always good to choose the acclaimed journalist. President Obama is facing criticism for failing to hold meetings prior to his U.N. address Tuesday (Sept. 25), instead sitting with his wife, Michelle Obama, […]