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Republicans Press White House for Explanation on Benghazi Emails

Republicans Press White House for Explanation on Benghazi Emails

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Top congressional Republicans are pouncing on the email alerts sent to national security officials in real-time during the assault on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi last month, one of which suggested a known te…

Obama Defends Libya Response on "The Daily Show"

Obama Defends Libya Response on "The Daily Show"

ABC/Donna Svennevik(NEW YORK) — President Obama Thursday defended his handling of the deadly terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, rejecting the notion that his administration was “confused” in the wake of the assault….

White House Clarifies Biden’s Benghazi Embassy Security Comment

White House Clarifies Biden’s Benghazi Embassy Security Comment

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — Questions on Vice President Joe Biden’s comments about the Benghazi embassy attack in his debate last night, specifically that “we weren’t told they wanted more security there. We did not kno…

Romney Says Biden Doubled Down on Denial Regarding Libya Attacks

Romney Says Biden Doubled Down on Denial Regarding Libya Attacks

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(RICHMOND, Va.) — On Friday Mitt Romney said Vice President Joe Biden is “doubling down on denial” when he said during the debate last night that the administration was not told the U.S. consulate in Libya wante…

Romney, Ryan Double-Team Obama on Foreign Policy

Romney, Ryan Double-Team Obama on Foreign Policy

JUSTIN SULLIVAN/JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GETTY IMAGES(SWANTON, Ohio) — After three days of intensive debate prep, a Paul Ryan focused on foreign policy emerged Monday, in lockstep with Mitt Romney on what the GOP challengers for the presidency claim are the Ob…

Experts Predict Who Will Win the Venezuelan Election

Experts Predict Who Will Win the Venezuelan Election

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Presidential contests in Venezuela have recently lacked suspense. In three elections held since 1998, President Hugo Chávez has easily defeated his opponents, winning by at least 14 percent and by as much as 26 per…

Romney Says Military Action Against Iran May Not Be Necessary

Romney Says Military Action Against Iran May Not Be Necessary

Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney said Friday that he does not believe military action will be necessary to prevent Iran from developing nuclear capability.Romney added that he still leaves the option of military action &ldquo…

Obama Blocks Chinese Firm From Purchasing US Wind Farms

Obama Blocks Chinese Firm From Purchasing US Wind Farms

Photodisc/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Obama Friday blocked a Chinese firm from acquiring four wind-farm projects near a Naval facility in Oregon, citing national security concerns.“There is credible evidence that leads me to believe that …

GOP Senators Express Dissatisfaction in ‘Disrespectful’ Benghazi Briefing

GOP Senators Express Dissatisfaction in ‘Disrespectful’ Benghazi Briefing

State Dept(WASHINGTON) — Expressing further dissatisfaction with the thoroughness of the briefing on Benghazi they received from Secretary of State Clinton Thursday, two Republican Senators chastised the Obama administration for their “disrespec…

Citing Communist Chinese News Agency as Proof, ‘Good Vice President’ Biden Accuses Romney of Doing Nothing About China’s Unfair Trade Practices

Citing Communist Chinese News Agency as Proof, ‘Good Vice President’ Biden Accuses Romney of Doing Nothing About China’s Unfair Trade Practices

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(BURLINGTON, Iowa) — Vice President Joe Biden railed against Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for not standing up to China, saying there is “nothing he has done” to fight against unfair trade practices.As …

Al Qaeda Took Advantage of Libyan Protest, CIA Chief Says

Al Qaeda Took Advantage of Libyan Protest, CIA Chief Says

Cherie Cullen/Released(WASHINGTON) — The attack that killed four Americans in the Libyan consulate began as a spontaneous protest against the film “The Innocence of Muslims,” but Islamic militants who may have links to al Qaeda used the op…

EXCLUSIVE: Romney on Obama’s ‘Shoot First, Aim Later’ Attack

EXCLUSIVE: Romney on Obama’s ‘Shoot First, Aim Later’ Attack

ABC/Martin H. Simon(NEW YORK) — In an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos Thursday, Mitt Romney did not back down from his belief that the Obama administration’s first response to the Cairo protest demonstrated “sympathy” for …

Pelosi and Boehner Briefed on Middle East Unrest

Pelosi and Boehner Briefed on Middle East Unrest

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner was set to hold his own news conference Thursday with reporters, but 15 minutes after he was scheduled to face the Capitol Hill press corps, a spokesman announced that the news conferen…

Paul Ryan Ramps Up His Tone in Wake of Obama Criticism

Paul Ryan Ramps Up His Tone in Wake of Obama Criticism

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(OWENSVILLE, Ohio) — Paul Ryan stepped up his criticism of the Obama administration at a rally in Owensville, Ohio, using a more aggressive tone than earlier in the day, saying the “administration sent mixed signals to t…

President Obama Says Libya Attack a Reminder of US as ‘Indispensable Power’

President Obama Says Libya Attack a Reminder of US as ‘Indispensable Power’

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(LAS VEGAS) — President Obama reflected Wednesday night at a campaign rally in Las Vegas on what he said has been a “tough day” for the country, mourning the loss of four Americans killed in Libya, v…

Obama Says Romney ‘Shoots First and Aims Later’ in Embassy Attack Comments

Obama Says Romney ‘Shoots First and Aims Later’ in Embassy Attack Comments

Saul Loeb/AFP/J.D. Pooley/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — President Obama said Wednesday that criticism of his handling of the assaults on American embassies in Libya and Egypt was off the mark, suggesting that Mitt Romney has “a tendency to shoot first and…

Henry Kissinger ‘Can Understand’ Mitt Romney’s ‘Severe’ Reaction to Mideast Violence

Henry Kissinger ‘Can Understand’ Mitt Romney’s ‘Severe’ Reaction to Mideast Violence

Qamar Sibtain/India Today Group/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former U.S Secretary of State Henry Kissinger told ABC News on Wednesday that he “can understand” why Mitt Romney’s initial reaction to the violence in the Middle East was &l…

White House Mum on Covert Aid to Syria Rebels

White House Mum on Covert Aid to Syria Rebels

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — The White House announced today it has pledged an additional $12 million in humanitarian aid to civilians affected by the ongoing violence in Syria.
Food, water, medical kits and other supplies br…

Obama Campaign Pressures Romney for Policy Specifics

Obama Campaign Pressures Romney for Policy Specifics

Joe Raedle/Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Officials speaking for President Obama’s campaign today challenged Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to provide clarity and specifics about his foreign policy positions when …

Mitt Romney Headed to Israel

Mitt Romney Headed to Israel

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney is planning to travel to Israel this summer, possibly during his first foreign trip since becoming the presumptive Republican presidential nominee earlier this year.The trip could take place after Romney …

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