Sen. Saxby Chambliss
A top Republican lawmaker says it will be “difficult to validate” Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s claims that he was tortured by the Taliban during his five years in captivity.
The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee calls it the “most serious threat I’ve seen in a number of years.”
The White House says President Barack Obama is playing golf with three senators.
Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster of President Obama’s nomination for CIA director, John Brennan, continued to roll into its fifth hour on Wednesday.
Twice burned, Republicans are treading carefully around Tea Party groups as they pursue a Senate majority that slipped through their fingers in 2010 and 2012.