Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and potential 2016 presidential contender Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., teamed up against fellow GOP Sen. Rand Paul to label him “the worst possible candidate” for president, specifically because of his “isolationist” foreign policy.
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he “just didn’t feel right” about a 2016 campaign and discussed several moves he wish he made and strategies he’ll pass on to the future GOP candidate.
President Barack Obama is pushing back against criticism of his foreign policy, arguing that Americans are safer on his watch.
Five-term Sen. John McCain is taking the Senate to school on foreign policy.
Since Obama has taken things into his own hands offending the GOP base, some experts warn that his actions could hinder Republicans in the next election.
Sen. Marco Rubio called Wednesday for increased U.S. defense spending and greater intervention abroad, positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House.
Rubio Positioning Himself As Leading Foreign Policy Hawk Among Republicans Considering White House Runs
Sen. Marco Rubio is positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House, pushing for more military spending and greater intervention abroad as the United States confronts Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria.
Strategy will include U.S. led air strikes and the training and arming of Syrian rebels opposed to the Islamic State group. He promises no “boots on the ground” for American forces.
Chuck Todd warns that President Barack Obama could be on the verge of doing “Jimmy Carter-like damage” to the Democratic Party over his foreign policy.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan says the circumstances that led to the purported beheading of a second U.S. journalist by the Islamic State group reflect a weakness of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy.