Leaving aside the seriousness of lawlessness, and the corruption of our civic culture by the professionally pious, this past week has been amusing. There was the spectacle of advocates of an ever-larger regulatory government expressing shock about such government's large capacity for misbeha…
This email from David Petraeus, then CIA director, is among the 99 pages of emails regarding Benghazi released Wednesday by the White House. The documents undermine Republican assertions.
The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Los Angeles Times:
WASHINGTON — President Obama, seeking to regain his footing amid controversies hammering the White House, named a temporary chief for the scandal-marred Internal Revenue Service Thursday and pressed Congress to approve new security money to prevent another Benghazi-style terrorist attack.
The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Chicago Tribune:
Remember the scandal of "the 16 words"? If not, the quick version is this: A former ambassador named Joseph C. Wilson IV charged in 2003 that President George W. Bush had included in his State of the Union address a (16-word) allegation about Iraq that his top aides knew to be false - that S…
Guest lineups for the TV news shows today:
'Was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night and decided they'd go kill some Americans? What difference - at this point, what difference does it make?"
U.S. ambassador was killed in Benghazi, Libya, attack.
WASHINGTON - As the weakly protected U.S. diplomatic compound in eastern Libya came under attack the night of Sept. 11, 2012, the deputy head of the embassy in Tripoli sought in vain to get the Pentagon to scramble fighter jets over Benghazi in a show of force that might have averted a secon…
Sen. John McCain was in a humorous mood when he talked to the audience in Green Valley. "It's hard trying to do the Lord's work in the city of Satan, and so it's wonderful to be back here," he said at one point.
The town hall meeting in the retirement community of Green Valley was part of McCain's statewide tour. One woman said she was impressed that the senator answered every question and was not traveling with security.
Sen. John McCain stopped in Green Valley Tuesday during a statewide tour to talk with constituents.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is now Citizen Clinton once more. She'll rake in huge speaking fees, juicy book deals, corporate board seats and dozens more honorary doctoral degrees. But none of that can ever wash away what happened at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - It's possible that Hillary Clinton may decide not to run for president in 2016, but there is very little reason to believe such a decision would be a result of her handling of the Benghazi attacks.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered fiery rejoinders Wednesday to Republican critics of the Obama administration’s handling of the deadly attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, facing off with lawmakers who included potential 2016 presidential rivals.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, at times emotional and fierce, insisted on Wednesday that the department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya.
WASHINGTON — An independent panel charged with investigating the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans has concluded that systematic management and leadership failures at the State Department led to “grossly” inadequate security at the missio…