Victoria Nuland

Rep. Michael Turner Criticizes Holding of Political Prisoners in Georgia

Warns of ‘negative impact’ on U.S.-Georgia relations

Rep. Michael Turner (R., Ohio) reiterated concerns about the ongoing crackdown on Georgia's political opposition in a statement Wednesday after meeting with Tedo Japaridze, chairman of the Georgian Parliament’s Foreign Relations Committee. Turner put forward an amendment last month that subsequently passed the House and warned of the “negative impact” the crackdown could have on U.S.-Georgian relations.

Victoria Nuland Questioned About Benghazi Attack Talking Points

Republicans criticize former State Department spokeswoman

Former State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland faced tough questions from senators on Thursday about her role in the White House’s efforts to alter public talking points about the Sept. 11, 2012, terror attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans.