“There’s no ‘secret’ version of the NIS. Our oversight committees, our partners, the public and, for that matter, even our adversaries are all seeing the very same strategic direction I’m giving to the Intelligence Community,” says James R. Clapper, director of national intelligence - who also has thoughts on the current intel landscape.
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday that the Obama administration has a legal basis to conduct airstrikes in Syria without U.N. approval, raising questions about the White House’s ability to form an international front against the Islamic State.
Ryan Zinke already knew how to lead from his 23-year career as a Navy SEAL, but said his time in the Montana state Senate taught him how to represent constituents with vastly different backgrounds.
Miracles can happen — or so say House Democrats longing to win majority control of the chamber in November.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned Sunday that President Obama’s vow to destroy the Islamic State is “very ambitious,” but that even degrading the terrorist group will require some American combat troops.
Climate alarmism creates good melodrama but scanty policy. President Obama soon journeys to New York City, a destination now knee-deep in climate activism and boasting corporate endorsements, multiple sponsors and aggressive branding — amped up with hippie fervor, tubas, costumes, feathers, populist messages and endless social media.
Members of Congress are back home this week and facing a barrage of questions from constituents worried about the threat from the terrorist army that calls itself the Islamic State and about President Obama’s plan to fight it in part by arming a ragtag band of Syrian rebels.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein warned Sunday that members of the Senate may intervene in the NFL domestic violence scandal, saying the situation has gone on too long.
CNN uber-host Wolf Blitzer said a remarkable thing recently. As he motor-mouthed through his usual breathless babble, stomping about the glitzy high-tech studio and gesticulating wildly at the “Multi-Touch Collaboration Wall,” he threw out this little nugget.
Sen. Mary L. Landrieu was spotted pouring beer into the mouth of a Louisiana State University fan who was doing a keg stand during a tailgating event on Saturday.
The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.
The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according to campaign finance reports filed Saturday.