Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal’s capture and the merits of the trade that resulted in his freedom remained under scrutiny on Sunday, as the administration continues to defend the decision.
The Senate confirmed former Obama campaign fundraiser Keith Harper for the U.N. Human Rights Council in a 52-42 vote on Tuesday.
Politico’s senior White House reporter came under fire on Thursday after he falsely asserted in a report that Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) had called for the invasions of North Korea and Iran.
Republican lawmakers and foreign policy experts blasted President Barack Obama’s announcement on Tuesday that he would fully withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 as a move that could embolden the Taliban and eventually lead to a resurgence in violence.
Sens. John McCain (R., Ariz.), Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.), and Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.) blasted President Obama’s decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan in a statement on Tuesday.