President Barack Obama is participating in a panel discussion about poverty, and his message is that there’s no reason to think the nation can’t fight it effectively.
U.S. broadcaster Fox News has issued at least two on-air apologies for comments made by a pundit who described the English city of Birmingham as “totally Muslim.”
His daughters mock his big ears, he leaves his socks on the floor and sitting behind Stephen Colbert’s desk, he said, gives him a greater sense of power.
Dana Perino, the former spokeswoman for George W. Bush in the White House and Fox News co-host, said “Republicans are really boxed in” on President Obama’s executive amnesty, and that his actions are easily within the law.
Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., says that at least ten fighters for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have been apprehended while attempting to enter the southern U.S. border.
Former President George W. Bush said that America has learned its “lesson” that Iraqis are not yet capable of providing their own security and said the current military strikes against ISIS show Iraq still needs U.S. support.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said that President Obama’s Wednesday address needs to show that his foreign policy is more than “not to be Bush,” reiterating that Obama needs to “instill fear and respect” with terrorist organizations.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney says that ISIS terrorists are “very much a threat to the United States, to our friends and allies,” adding that the recent beheading of an American reporter is “what’s in store for the rest of the world” should the U.S. not respond with force.
Former executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson, spoke of being “fired” from the paper in May, and also her belief that the Obama White House is the most secretive administration she ever dealt with in her career.
Hillary Rodham Clinton says many unanswered questions remain about the deadly 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, even as U.S. authorities have captured their first suspect in the case.