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.
Some in Congress are calling for an investigation into an Air Force major general who reportedly attempted to prevent officers from communicating with Congress and told them they are committing treason by doing so, according to the Air Force Times.
Republican senators warned on Thursday that the Obama administration’s program to train rebels in Syria was inadequate and would likely fail to defeat the Islamic State.
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) blasted Sen. Kay Hagan (D., N.C.) for skipping a classified briefing on the Islamic State in order to attend a fundraiser, according to the Charlotte Observer.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana—Senators John McCain (R., Ariz.), David Vitter (R., La.) and dozens of veterans rallied for Republican senate candidate Bill Cassidy at the USS Kidd and Veterans Memorial in Baton Rogue on Monday, arguing that Cassidy is the best candidate to meet the needs of veterans.