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Latest Denis Mcdonough Items
White House officials have been holding private meetings this week aimed at soothing lawmakers' concerns over the U.S. posture in Syria, the future of the American military presence in Afghanistan and defense spending. The meetings come as a frustrated White House seeks to push back at criticism of President Barack Obama's foreign policy.
The White House is escalating an election-year dispute with Congress over military spending as lawmakers bucked the Pentagon and spared favorite ships and aircraft despite diminishing budgets.
The White House chief of staff said Sunday that President Obama is "madder than hell" about reports that dozens of veterans died due to preventable delays at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
As veterans groups questioned why President Obama has been mostly silent on the waitlist scandal at a Phoenix medical center, a top administration aide said Sunday that the president is "madder than hell."
President Barack Obama appointed a new White House adviser Friday and charged her with overseeing the execution of major policies like health care, underscoring the growing concern in the West Wing about political problems that have arisen because of poor follow-through.
CNN's Jake Tapper wants to know exactly what it would take for the Obama administration to fire Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki for deadly wait times at many VA hospitals.
Days after House Republicans unveiled a roadmap for an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system, one of its backers said legislation is unlikely to pass during this election year.
The Obama administration on Sunday ramped up efforts to build support for a military strike on Syria, with Secretary of State John F. Kerry meeting in Europe with allies and Arab leaders and White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough blitzing the U.S. political talk shows to urge Congress to back President Obama.
"Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive."