Fitting that the House held hearings within 24 hours on both the Benghazi attack and the Boston marathon bombing. The two seemingly disparate events, separated by time and distance and sophistication, share much in common. By the close of each sorry episode, four people had died. The villains in each case considered themselves soldiers of Allah fighting a holy war against America. In both instances the political correctness of government officials prevented discovery of the truth. Benghazi and Boston are symptoms of the same disorder. They are twin studies in evasion.
A group of more than 100 Holocaust scholars and genocide experts signed on to a letter sent to the Obama administration Tuesday pressing it to cancel an upcoming meeting with a Sudanese delegation that includes war criminals who have facilitated “crimes against humanity.”
A team of U.S. Special Forces in Tripoli preparing to respond to the attack last September on the U.S. mission in Benghazi was ordered to stand down by U.S. Special Forces Command Africa, according to written congressional testimony from the deputy to murdered Libyan Ambassador Christopher Stevens.
President Barack Obama’s nominee for labor secretary Tom Perez is taking heat from New York City firefighters for his support of racial and gender quotas.
President Barack Obama’s nomination of billionaire hotel heiress and major campaign donor Penny Pritzker could drive a wedge through his coalition of labor supporters.
Senior Obama administration officials downplayed concerns the newly installed Mexican government is moving away from its cooperation with the United States on security matters and efforts to combat narcotics trafficking.
President Barack Obama nominated former wireless lobbyist Tom Wheeler to chair the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday, earning praise from telecom industry groups and raising alarms with consumer advocates on both the right and left.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, the most senior intelligence official in the Obama administration, made a stunning claim today at a conference outside Washington, D.C. Clapper told the audience in comments first reported by Wired magazine “the dots were connected.”
President Barack Obama’s top choice to chair the Federal Communications Commission spent decades at the helm of two major communications industry lobbying organizations, sparking backlash from tech policy groups and internet freedom activists.
It was revealed in a quietly released 2013 draft of the costs and benefits of federal regulations that regulations created in 2012 generated between $14.8 billion and $19.5 billion in annual costs.