Documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon cast doubt on claims made Sunday by the secretary for veterans’ affairs that 60 people who manipulated wait time data have been fired by the agency over the last half-year.
The White House and the family of Kayla Mueller, an American aide worker held hostage by the Islamic State (IS), confirmed on Tuesday that Mueller died, but did not release any details on how or when she was killed.
CBS’s Bob Schieffer questioned the administration’s dedication to defeating the Islamic State (IS, ISIS, or ISIL) during Sunday’s “Face the Nation.”
Gov. Scott Walker (R., Wis.) has yet to decide officially whether he will run for president in 2016, but on Sunday he told ABC’s “This Week” no one should count him out.
The Phoenix veterans’ hospital does not have accurate data on nearly a quarter of patients in need of urological care, according to a new report by the inspector general.
My must read of the day is “The great GOP overreach,” by Brent Budowsky, in the Hill.
House Republicans plan to vote on a resolution that could lead to a lawsuit over President Obama’s executive action on immigration, but sources tell the Washington Free Beacon suing the president is not their first choice.
My must read of the day, “Argentinian government moves to dissolve domestic intelligence agency,” in the Guardian.
My must read of the day is “James Franco Discusses ‘The Interview’ Hysteria and Calls Out Right-Wingers, Mitt Romney,” in the Daily Beast.
As chaos in Yemen continued to escalate, Denis McDonough, the White House chief of staff, appeared on all five major talk shows on Sunday to defend the administration’s counterterrorism efforts in the region.