Obama Administration

Green Activists With Ties to China Advised Obama State Department

NRDC’s role in Paris Agreement revealed by FOIA emails

The Natural Resources Defense Council held close ties to the Obama administration, providing advice on joining the Paris Agreement while simultaneously maintaining ties to China, according to attorneys and policy analysts who have reviewed email records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.

Obama’s Pro-Iran Echo Chamber Finds New Ally in Rand Paul

Paul strategizing with Iranian FM Zarif to pressure Trump into lifting sanctions

With the Iranian economy teetering on the brink of collapse, senior Iranian officials and their allies in the former administration's self-described pro-Iran echo chamber have been scrambling to drive a wedge between President Donald Trump and his national security team.

CBS Host: Obama Presidency Had ‘No Scandal’

King to Michelle Obama: 'Do you have any idea how much you are missed?'

CBS host Gayle King agreed with former First Lady Michelle Obama's assessment this weekend that her husband's administration had "no scandal."

Warren Helped Confirm Clueless Obama Bundlers as Ambassadors

Warren pledges not to put donors in diplomatic posts after voting to confirm Obama donors to key posts

Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren's pledge to end the practice of tapping political donors to be ambassadors comes after years of silence during the Barack Obama presidency, when she voted to confirm numerous donors with no diplomatic experience.

Official Raised Alarm About Deleted Clinton Emails

Former State Department staffer testified that he was concerned about Clinton team's record-keeping practices

A former top official in the U.S. State Department testified that he raised concerns about deleted emails from Hillary Clinton's personal email system.

Biden Won’t Commit to TPP Trade Deal He Championed as VP

'His campaign press secretary declined to comment on what his position is'

Joe Biden's presidential campaign refused to defend the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal he championed as vice president to the Atlantic, which asked all the Democratic presidential candidates for their views on TPP.

When the Straw Men Take Over

The false binary of war or diplomacy is eroding national discussions about foreign policy

No serious person advocating stronger action against Iran is calling for an American invasion or a large-scale war.