House Republicans said on Tuesday that they are attempting to keep deficit spending low while boosting a shrinking defense budget as they unveiled their budget proposal for 2016.
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.