Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is taking full responsibility for the deaths of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans during a terror attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi last September.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul on Monday called for a gradual reduction of American foreign aid, delivering the message in an unlikely venue — since Israel is among the top recipients of American assistance.
President Barack Obama has turned to the senior senator from Massachusetts to be the next secretary of state.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry says the violent crackdown by Bashar Assad’s regime in Syria shouldn’t be tolerated, but the United States and the international community must respond “in a responsible way.”