DWS Caught in Web of Lies

Debbie Wasserman Schultz / AP

As DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Ambassador-gate scandal deepened last night, political observers were left wondering how someone who lies so frequently could be so bad at it.

GOP Senators: Withdraw McGurk

GOP Senators Call For Withdrawal of McGurk's Nomination in letter to President Obama

President Obama is being pressed by a delegation of prominent Republican Senators on the Foreign Relations Committee to “withdraw” his nomination of Brett McGurk as the next ambassador of Iraq.

Baghdad Booty Call

Leaked emails of embattled Iraq ambassador nominee raise questions over reporter’s access, coverage

Wall Street Journal reporter Gina Chon’s repeated use of anonymous, high-level sources in her dispatches from Iraq has raised further concerns that her sexual relationship with former National Security Council member Brett McGurk—now President Obama’s nominee for ambassador to Iraq—won her unprecedented insider access.

Fifty Shades of Disgrace

Emails add to concerns over Obama nominee for Iraq post

Sen. James Inhofe (R., Okla.) may hold up the nomination of former National Security Council member Brett McGurk in light of allegations that McGurk engaged in a love affair with a Wall Street Journal reporter while the duo were stationed in Iraq, according to sources close to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Arabian Nights

Leaked Emails Endanger Obama Nominee

President Obama’s ambassadorial nominee to Iraq appears to have conducted a lascivious extramarital affair with a Wall Street Journal reporter while the duo were stationed in Iraq, according to a collection of often-explicit emails posted on the website Cryptome earlier this week.

Iraq Ambassador Nominee Under Fire

Failed negotiator tied to Islamist groups

President Barack Obama’s pick for ambassador to Iraq has come under fire for his ties to Islamist parties, as well as his failure to negotiate for continued U.S. troop presence in the country.