The Obama administration pushed back Monday against a torrent of Israeli criticism over Kerry’s latest bid to secure a cease-fire with Hamas, accusing some in Israel of launching a “misinformation campaign” against the top American diplomat.
‘Very Serious Matter': White House Accuses Russia Of Conducting Tests In Violation Of 1987 Nuclear Missile Treaty
In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach “a very serious matter” and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time.
Cruz Vows To Continue Blocking Nominees Until White House Answers Why FAA Banned US Flights To Israel
Sen. Ted Cruz vowed Thursday to continue blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration lifting a ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel. The State Department criticized the Republican lawmaker.
President Barack Obama is tapping into growing misgivings about tax-driven overseas mergers by U.S. corporations, issuing a new call to end the practice quickly and questioning the patriotism and citizenship of those companies.
Caught in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s perpetual shadow, Joe Biden is working to boost his political profile among key Democratic voting blocs, a move that could help the vice president fashion himself as a more liberal alternative in the 2016 presidential race.
One-time White House party crasher and former reality television figure Tareq Salahi has failed to submit enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot Independent Green Party candidate for outgoing U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s seat in Congress.
The White House was placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon as the Secret Service investigated two unattended packages, a Secret Service official said.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie insisted Wednesday that he hasn’t decided whether he’s running for president. But he had sharp words for those who have.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a group of young Democrats Wednesday that the political system was “rigged” by powerful lobbyists and the wealthy and made an impassioned case for reducing burdensome student loans.
Pelosi Opposes Bill Allowing Border Patrol To Turn Back Immigrants After Saying Last Week It Would Not Be ‘Deal-Breaker’
Democratic opposition increased Wednesday to legal changes that would speed removals of young Central American migrants, jeopardizing President Barack Obama’s call for $3.7 billion in emergency border spending to deal with the remarkable surge of unaccompanied youths at the South Texas border.